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Regional Communications Officer, Mediterranean & Africa region

Job Level:  Professional

PUTEAUX, 92, FR, 92800

Due Date:  As soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Communication & Public Relations
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3723

Job Purpose/Role


Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) works with many of the largest international businesses, as well as many specialist SMEs, to protect them against the full spectrum of risk – from natural catastrophes, fires and explosions to cyber attacks or aviation or shipping accidents.  As a global specialist insurer, our clients rely on us when it matters most, which is why our brand and reputation are everything to us.

Reporting to the Regional Head of Communications, in this regional role, you will have a specific focus and responsibility for the internal communications activities for AGCS across the Mediterranean region (France, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands and Africa). You will work in close coordination with the Global communications team and with stakeholders from other functions (e.g. country CEOs, Distribution, HR, Lines of Business…). In addition, you will also participate in a number of ad hoc communications projects, as well as actively contributing to digital communications and supporting media relations.


Key Responsibilities


Across the region, you will.....


  • Coordinate internal communications for the region (France, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands and Africa) and act as internal communications officer for France and Italy : you will write regular articles/news for the intranet, for the global magazine as well as a quarterly newsletter for the Region. In addition you will create videos, organise internal events (Town Hall Meetings, Regional CEO breakfasts, dialogue with sessions for board members….) and be responsible for the management of the intranet for the region.
  • Support digital communications activities across the region: you will edit and manage the intranet, as well as regional content for the website, you will create a regular flow of social media posts
  • Measure and monitor activities including staff feedback, intranet statistics, analytics to steer digital activities, and provide effective reporting on activities
  • Work on a wide range of communications projects including administrative, operational communications activities, translations (from English to French) and deliver support for change projects
  • Support regional external communications and media relations


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience


  • You will have at least 8 years’ proven experience of internal communications and experience of event organisation
  • You will have advanced writing skills (both in French and English) and experience of writing in both languages
  • You will be able to use design software (e.g. Adobe Acrobat Pro or InDesign …)
  • You will demonstrate Digital communications skills, as well as Media relations and general communications skills
  • You will have a thorough understanding and enthusiasm for principles and techniques of communications, with a primary focus on internal communications
  • You will be able to act on your own initiative, with a strong proactive, positive “can do” attitude
  • You will be a good team worker and able to work within an international “virtual” community



At AGCS we offer a range of benefits:

  • A hybrid working model, which recognizes the value in a balance between remote and office based working, giving you the flexibility to organize the way you work
  • An exciting and versatile job with an opportunity to work alongside skilled and specialised colleagues from all over the world
  • An environment where innovation and challenging the status quo is encouraged
  • Wellbeing policies and initiatives to support a positive work life balance
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package including a generous bonus scheme 
  • Continuous learning: a large portfolio of continuous learning opportunities to help you stay relevant in your current role, grow into future roles and meet the demands of the workplace
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: you will be accepted for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs




Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us.


Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.


Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 31 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,400 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2020, AGCS generated a total of €9.3 billion gross premium globally.

In 2020, AGCS announced a new strategy and transformation program called New AGCS which aims to comprehensively transform the company, creating a mutually beneficial relationship with stakeholders. This  is  an  exciting  time  to  join  AGCS  as  we  continue  on  our  journey  of  transformation,  regaining  market  leadership  and  achieving  success  together.  You can grow your career through meaningful work supporting our customers, while learning from expert colleagues.


Allianz is an equal opportunity employer and therefore welcomes applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Diversity of minds is an integral part of Allianz’ company culture.


Let’s care for tomorrow.