Bratislava, SK


Communication Associate 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


About the Role

Swiss Re helps people, businesses and cities to recover after major natural and man-made disaster. You can help us make the world more resilient.

In this role, you will support the Communications (Comms) in Slovakia by performing administrative duties to assure the smooth operation of the department.

Together with your team you will design and execute communication programs for external and internal audiences.

You will have regular contact with Group Communications in Zurich and various operating groups in the company.

The Communication Associate



  • Administrates external partnerships
  • Scouts events and 3rd party initiatives for possible cooperation


  • Co-designs, administrates and organizes events for external communication, including content, logistics, participation and media coverage

External contractors and agencies

  • Manages cooperation with contractors and agencies. Oversees the production of all collaterals and communication outputs.
  • Administrates the acquisition of channels (media, external display networks, online, out-of-the-box solutions, etc)
  • Manages the acquisition and sourcing process, coordinates with legal and IP to ensure alignment with internal and external requirements
  • Provide support on sourcing and contract negotiations
  • Content Creation

  • Creates content for external communications both in writing and in video formats. The topics should include, but are not limited to: Swiss Re position on the local market, Swiss Re Slovakia involvement in group projects, Swiss Re achievements, press releases, Swiss Re employee stories, localization of the group content for local use (Swiss Re Institute outcomes, Swiss Re Foundation activities, press releases, etc.)
  • Reporting and Analytics

  • Co-designs and administrates the reporting framework
  • Manages the data analytics and the local brand performance metrics, provides reports
  • Manages standing feedback loop on Swiss Re Slovakia communication and offers advice based on available insights
  • Cross Functional Cooperation

  • Offers advice for Swiss Re divisions in Bratislava focused on their communication process and budget optimization
  • Facilitates cooperation with cross-functional teams, including the Comms Community in Bratislava


  • Provide administrative and logistical support to the Head of Communication in Bratislava
  • Arrange travel itineraries and internal/external meetings
  • Manage administrative/operational processes for the team
  • Be a proficient resource on various IT platforms
  • Prepare presentation materials, minutes and other documents
  • Track and report on the Swiss Re Slovakia Comms Budget
  • Manage invoices, payments and expense reports
  • Support risk assurance and reporting activities
  • Support ad hoc business requests and other Communications events/projects when needed


About the Team

You will join a professional global Communications Community that is committed to driving differentiation and help Swiss Re achieve a competitive advantage.  We are responsible for managing reputation, supporting the business, aligning employees and facilitating change around the world.


In everything we do, we focus on client needs and consult on solutions based on business objectives, annual priorities and service demand but also on costs and affordability. We operate in a proactive, collaborative and transparent way and lives up to our commitment "Let's be smarter together".  You will join a group of strong personalities with a diversity of backgrounds, all thriving in a hectic, fast-paced environment that requires interest in the business, a great deal of creativity, and, most importantly, team spirit and personal resilience.


About You


You have

  • Strong integrity and ethical standards
  • A minimum of a Bachelor diploma. In the case you are an Alumnus of the following high schools, your high-school diploma is considered an equivalent for the minimal eligibility criteria: CS Lewis, GJH, Milan Hodža High School in Sučany, SPMNDAG, British International High School
  • 1-5 years' professional experience in an administrative/operations role (including professional experience throughout your studies, ideally from a marketing/communication agency)
  • Strong "peer to peer" and executive communications skills, i.e. you are able to communicate in an appealing way, clearly, to-the-point and without using empty words or phrases
  • Proven experience with creative writing and/or b/vloging and establishing followership (e.g. blogs, vlogs, social media followership etc.)
  • The ability to build and sustain strong interpersonal relationships
  • Strong planning and project management skills
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • High proficiency in MS Office suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Able to learn and apply new IT systems quickly
  • An eagerness to help on various projects


You are

  • Able to influence and manage stakeholders
  • Comfortable working within tight deadlines
  • Well organized and able to work under pressure
  • Able to juggle multiple priorities and adjust to changes in priorities
  • A responsible person able to complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • A collaborative, engaging, positive team player
  • Able to travel minimally (5%)
  • Fluent in English and Slovak
  • (optional) A Duke of Edinburgh's International Award holder and/or other personal development program alumnus


Minimum base salary for this job from 1100 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.

We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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