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Junior Marketing & Communications Officer

Job Level:  Entry Level
Location: 

Singapore, SG, 068897

Due Date:  1/7/2022
Area of Expertise:  Communication & Public Relations
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  9246

From airplanes, satellites, the world’s biggest ships and tallest buildings, to cyber-attacks, natural catastrophes or climate change, Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) has got the major risks fully covered when it comes to protecting businesses.


Are you interested in joining our adventure by becoming our Junior Marketing & Communications Officer, based in our Singapore office?

 

 

Job Purpose

This role is a generalist Communications role with a local coordination and liaison function for local Marketing and Communications activities. The role is responsible for internal communications across AGCS Asia Pacific and supports in the implementation and delivery of marketing activities and events across the Region to raise the AGCS brand profile amongst clients and external stakeholders. As a member of the Global Communications team, the role also includes active participation in a range of other communications-related tasks, alongside the role’s primary responsibilities, including liaison with Communications teams in other AGCS locations (London, New York/Chicago, Paris, South Africa, Brazil and Munich.)

 

Key Resposibilities

  • Internal communications across Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty from a local perspective 
    Direct responsibility for coordination, management, support and delivery of internal communications activities across AGCS, individually or in coordination with other team members (local and global), such as: news/announcements, CEO/Board, strategy and management & leadership communications, Intranet (primary responsibility for this is with the Digital Communications Officer position in Munich). Support Global communication deliverables such as Global Update, briefing notes and other newsletters as required. Copywriting and drafting communications.

 

  • Multi-media and Social media content creation
    Creating new and editing videos and social media content for internal and external use. Logistical support in hosting webinars and online events with WebEx, Slido and other online platforms.

 

  • External communications across AGCS
    Development and support of Websites (primary responsibility for the AGCS main website is with the Digital Communications Officer position in Munich).

 

  • Advertising, Brand management and Event Management: 
    Creation of corporate banners, localization and placement of advertisements in media publications both online and print, creation of digital advertisements/banners for online sponsorship, coordination, organization and rollout of activities within AGCS Asia Pacific around AGCS/Allianz global sponsorship assets and support on the development of collaterals, brochures and newsletters.

 

  • Draft large client wins, support in editing content of client newsletters, drafting of client covering letters for publications. Coordination of logistics for all events – invitations, RSVP, catering, venue selection, production of customized corporate gifts, sponsored booth activities and liaison with all third-party suppliers. Other key projects include: launch events, sponsorship activity at conferences, planning and advisory with Lob heads/Country CEOs on opportunities for client events and technical seminars. Topic discussions and preparation of talking points, slide decks and other material.

 

  • General Communications activities
    Alongside the above responsibilities, the role will also support and contribute to Local Marketing and Communications team activities, including scheduled activities and ad hoc projects, such as change communications, digital communications (incl. Social Media) and media relations.

 

  • Local Liaison
    Regular liaison and close working relationships will be needed with the Communications team and other stakeholders in all AGCS locations.

 

Key Requirements

 

Technical Skills

  • Knowledge of theoretical and operational principles and techniques of internal communications including in change environments.
  • Journalistic skills to include copywriting, information research and analysis, story telling, ability to work accurately to tight deadlines.
  • Strategic orientation and understanding of commercial business environment, to support communication of AGCS/Allianz strategy.
  • Competence with MS Word and PowerPoint and MS Excel. Use of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and handling of online Content Management tools such as Adobe Experience Manager (intranet/website) and Adobe Campaign would be a plus.

 

General Skills

  • Communication, presentation and relationship management skills.
  • Ability to remain calm and measured in stressful scenarios, including crisis situations.
  • Ability to prioritise and structure a high work load, identify key issues and work unsupervised to deadlines in a fast changing environment.
  • Inter-personal skills, including ability to understand others’ perspectives and agendas.

 

Required Experience

  • Minimum 1-3 years of marketing communications experience.
  • Strong communications track record with a practical focus on applied internal or change communications
  • Services or B2B background preferred – experience of insurance not essential, although in Group or OE communications environment would be strongly beneficial.
  • Experience of working internationally and of remotely global teams across numerous locations.
  • Demonstrable experience of how to deal with the media and other stakeholders.

 

Education 

  • Bachelor degree in Journalism, communications or law with business or work experience in field of expertise.

 

Language

  • English (fluent - native level)
  • 2nd asian language (fluent - able to negotiate)

 

 

More about Allianz & AGCS


The benefits of joining AGCS:

  • 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/initiatives to support a positive work life balance
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package
  • 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.

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.