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Armonk, NY, US New York, NY, US Chicago, IL, US Fort Wayne, IN, US

Employee Communications Manager


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re 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. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the role


As Employee Communications Manager, you're responsible for developing and executing internal communications campaigns for Swiss Re in the Americas. You'll bring fresh ideas, a flair for storytelling, strong writing skills and an appetite to use new tools and formats to create engaging communications material and align employees with Swiss Re's business priorities.


About the team


You'll join the Americas communications team, which is a vital part of a highly motivated global communications community of 100+ people who are committed to driving differentiation and helping Swiss Re achieve a competitive advantage as a market and opinion leader. We support various business units, align employees to our strategy and position Swiss Re as a data-driven risk knowledge leader.


In everything we do, we focus on client needs and consult on appropriate solutions based on business objectives, strategic priorities, annual plans and service demand but also on costs and efficiency. Each and every colleague in Group Communications operates in a proactive, collaborative and transparent way and lives up to our commitment "Let's be smarter together". You'll join a fun group of strong personalities with diverse backgrounds, all thriving in a fast-paced environment that requires client-focus, interest in the business, a great deal of creativity, personal resilience and, most important, team spirit.


About you


You must have:

  • A Bachelor/Master degree or equivalent in communications, change mangement, marketing or journalism.
  • 5+ years experience in communications, ideally in internal, culture change or digital communication, in a corporate or agency environment (ideally with a financial services/b2b background).
  • Excellent storytelling, writing, messaging, editing abilities.
  • Exposure to and ability to navigate in complex global matrix environment.
  • Ability to translate and simplify complex concepts.
  • Ability to lead and implement communications initiatives.
  • Strong planning, project management and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills – including working with colleagues around the world.
  • Appetite to adapt and apply new tools, formats and strategies.
  • Experience in digital, community management, or social media related efforts.
  • Visual communication, basic graphic design or video editing skills are a plus.
  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic, ever-changing work environment and navigate through ambiguity.


You are:

  • Motivated, curious, positive and eager to learn and collaborate. 
  • Proficient in English.
  • Able to write in Spanish and/or Portuguese a plus.
  • Digital/social media savvy.
  • Able to work with tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
  • Energetic and flexible.
  • A good listener, able to quickly grasp complex processes.  ​​​​​​​


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Reference Code: 102882 


Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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