Intermediated Communications Specialist | NSW - Sydney

Intermediated Communications Specialist

Posted on 20-May-2019
Application Close Date: 17-Jun-2019
NSW - Sydney
Sales and Marketing
Position Type:
Full-time Temporary
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Intermediated Communications Specialist to be appointed within our Market Management division, based in our Sydney CBD office. 

The Intermediated Communications Specialist is responsible for developing engaging communications content to support the Workers Compensation business of Allianz Australia Limited.

Working in close partnership with the General Managers and Technical (Product Manager) teams for this business unit, and leveraging insights, analytics and customer experience from across Market Management, the Intermediated Communications Specialist plans communications strategies and develops content for public relations, lead generation, campaign creation, social media and brand awareness purposes.

This role will initially be appointed on a 12-18 month fixed term contract.

About the Role

The Intermediated Communications Specialist is accountable for product and thought leadership content (including presentations, industry insights, product information updates and white papers) - tailoring the content, style and delivery channel depending on the business model and product portfolio.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the development and execution of a cohesive communications strategy that builds engagement and resonance with customers, partners and shareholders, and builds the brand and reputation of Allianz
  • Deliver a consistent ‘voice' across Allianz in external communication channels
  • Develop and deliver professional, informative, engaging and innovative external communications content, including white papers, points-of-view of key regulatory, policy, industry and community issues across multiple mediums including email, web, social media, blog, video scripts, press releases, editorials, brochures and presentations
  • Develop and implement strategic communications plans for key projects, including reverse briefs where required, and work with Product Managers (Technical) to build a calendar of product reviews and communications campaigns, ensuring sufficient time to communicate any product changes in contractually agreed timeframes
  • Produce high quality compliant partner communications developed and distributed within required deadlines
  • Develop pro-active partner communications about catastrophic events (if and when applicable) to build partner awareness regarding the Allianz Australia support available
  • Participate in, and provide communications guidance on, key projects or requests by stakeholders e.g., intranet / website updates, document compliance, letter re-write projects, thought leadership initiatives
  • Review and edit communication material e.g., sales brochures and online product content
  • Prepare annual Communications Reports for key stakeholders including highlights and yearly comparisons
  • Ensure external communications content risk management through monitoring against Document Compliance Sign Off (DCSO) processes, identifying and rectifying compliance breaches and educating business stakeholders regarding compliance processes
  • Collaborate across Communications and Market Management to deliver solutions to stakeholders that maximise the value of the Market Management function
  • Actively partner with business stakeholders to understand their business challenges and opportunities and to ensure that Market Management is represented to the highest standard across Allianz and contributes strategic value

About You:

The successful applicant will possess the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • Strong stakeholder management, influencing and communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships at all levels of the enterprise
  • The ability to translate complex or technical information into engaging information for partners
  • Business to Business communications experience is essential, ideally with an understanding of Government and Regulators
  • Workers Compensation experience would be highly desirable

What's on Offer:

The successful applicant will join a successful and high performing Market Management team, with great leadership and support.

A supported learning and development program for the successful applicant as does longer term career opportunities at the conclusion of this contract.

A competitive remuneration package and employee benefits program awaits the successful applicant.


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