Associate Marketing Manager - Customer Communications

Description :

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Job Description

The purpose of this department is

  • To lead the planning and development of integrated consumer/customer communications that build Allstate Brand consideration, preference, loyalty and meet marketing business goals;
  • To drive brand consistency and broaden the brand footprint across all media based on business goals and brand standards and guidelines; and
  • To deliver those communications with operational excellence.

Consumer Marketing partners with other areas of Marketing and throughout the organization to ensure all consumer communications are strategically aligned against business goals and objectives.

The scope of this job is

Support the enterprise goal of evolving customer 1-to-1 communications across the Allstate Brand.

The position will be responsible for assessing current customer transactional communications and developing recommendations for improvement. The individual will work with internal and external resources to create new customer communications, revise and eliminate existing communications as necessary.

The position will interface with a wide range of business partners (Product Operations, Claims, Marketing, etc.). The role will serve as a point of in-take for a wide range of communications requests. This includes managing resources and coordinating the efforts of cross-functional team members in order to deliver projects according to plan. The role will offer ideas and lead communications solutions that reduce irritants and gain efficiencies

This candidate is required to "put the customer at the center" to drive improved communications and a better customer experience, be able to manage complex projects, demonstrate excellent prioritization skills to manage a large volume of fast-moving work, and be experienced in developing customer 1-to-1 communications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage both internal and external resources to rewrite and redesign customer 1-to-1 transactional communications across a wide range of Allstate Protection business lines.
  • Partner with various areas within the organization to identify opportunities to improve the customer experience via communications tactics.
  • Help to push the creative product to be contemporary and resonate with identified target customer audiences
  • Ensure materials deliver against program and company goals and integrate with broader marketing efforts
  • Lead teams to deliver a high volume of materials in a timely and efficient manner
  • Establish schedules, coordinate priorities, allocate team resources and escalate issues as appropriate
  • Analyze customer satisfaction and other communication measures to summarize learnings and draw conclusions that push the business forward.
  • Track project milestones and deliverables, and conduct project post mortems and drive team process efficiency

Job Qualifications

Skills/Experience:

  • Project management/organizational skills Advanced
  • Capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously Advanced
  • Creative judgment Advanced
  • Ability to work with a diverse team

and navigate a wide range of situations Advanced

  • Works with sense of urgency and leads others to do so Advanced
  • Experience in creating digital/email communications Intermediate
  • Development and production of print communications Intermediate
  • Able to interface with technology contacts and translate business strategies into technology requirements Intermediate
  • Process creation and implementation Intermediate
  • Relationship management/Interpersonal skills Intermediate
  • Oral and written communications skills Intermediate
  • Strategic and analytic skills, business judgment Intermediate
  • Self-starter, able to manage autonomously Intermediate
  • Solution-oriented, remains flexible in times of change Intermediate
  • Naturally curious and passionate about the customer, able to drive improved customer satisfaction Intermediate

Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 6-10 years of experience in a marketing or customer experience organization and/or advertising/marketing communications agency
  • Has led the development and implementation of customer communication documents and digital communications
  • Has worked in a team environment across a wide range of situations and led a direct report
  • Previous experience in identifying and establishing work-related processes

Computer Proficiency:

Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.) Mac experience a plus.

Education:

College degree required

Major preference:

  • Client-side communications management preferred
  • Client side experience combined with some Advertising/Marketing Agency experience - ideal but not required
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or Integrated Marketing Communications a plus
  • Prior experience in directly leading creative teams a plus

Foreign Language Proficiency:

Requirement: No

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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