Channel Communications Supervisor
The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. As a leader in a corporation with 83,000 employees and agency force members, you’ll have a hand in transforming not only Allstate but a dynamic industry. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.
You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.
Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.Job Description
Direct management responsibility for the Written Communications Team. Directs a staff of writers and leads project teams, Oversees and evaluates direct reports to ensure department goals are met, Coach and develop team members, Creates, implements and measures internal/external communication plans as they relate to targeted initiatives, Develops key messages to drive engagement and build brand recognition, Builds and maintains relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, Contributes to strategic decision making, Leads, initiates ideas and actions on cross-functional teams, Presents concepts and final work product to senior executive level, Works with high level of independence.
The Communications Team is responsible for the development of communications to drive engagement and build brand recognition for Allstate Benefits.
The Communications Supervisor oversees all internal and external communications for Allstate Benefits, ensuring our messaging is consistent and engaging. Key responsibilities include leading the communications team, preparing press releases, marketing and training materials in support of targeted initiatives within the organization. This individual will work and collaborate with leadership to identify, build out and evaluate effectiveness of communications strategies designed to drive engagement and build brand recognition. The supervisor will also work internally to support key employee initiatives and training.Key Responsibilities
- Direct management responsibility for the Written Communications Team
- Directs less experienced staff and leads project teams
- Oversees and evaluates direct reports to ensure department goals are met
- Coach and develop team member
- Creates, implements and measures internal/external communication plans as they relate to targeted initiatives
- Develops key messages to drive engagement and build brand recognition
- Builds and maintains relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
- Contributes to strategic decision making
- Leads, initiates ideas and actions on cross-functional teams
- Presents concepts and final work product to senior executive level
- Works with high level of independence.
- Bachelor's Degree required - Communications/Public Relations concentration preferred
- 5 - 7 years of marketing, communications and/or public relations experience, Insurance and/or financial services industry knowledge a plus
- Advanced experience using Microsite suite and SharePoint
- Proven leadership/management skills within a corporate setting
- Expert knowledge of written communications and communication planning
- Advanced presentation development and delivery skills
- Developed negotiation and interpersonal skills
- Ability to function strategically and work with others across the enterprise, Intermediate strategic and analytical skills.
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.
As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.
Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.
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