Communications Consultant

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Job Description

Allstate Insurance Company has an excellent career opportunity for a Communications Consultant in Lincoln, NE!

Key Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Participates and contributes on projects for the broker-dealer and ALR Distribution
  • Creates project tasks, measures and tracks timelines
  • Tracks plan performance and project plan or timeline & holds self and others accountable
  • Communicates and presents project status
  • Actively builds strong relationships among teams and team members to ensure cooperation on project objectives
  • Compiles statistical data as it relates to programs, projects and processes
  • Solicits opinions from appropriate stakeholders; creates communication plan, obtains stakeholder sign-off ; executes communication on behalf of stakeholders.

Form Design

  • Follow regulatory requirements in regards to New Accounts paperwork and other miscellaneous forms for Registration, Suitability and Compliance areas
  • Participate in discussion concerning evaluation of paperwork and changes that may improve usability and function
  • Archival of all paperwork
  • Attain proper approvals from leadership, BD departments, tax, legal, compliance and state as necessary
  • Creation and maintenance of interactive PDFs on various topics relating to the broker-dealer and ALR Distribution; Ability to coordinate content with various groups and provide direction for the best user experience

Program & Process Design / Improvement

  • Supports the development/design of new plans, programs, and processes at a basic level up to moderate complexity
  • Participates in the evaluation of procedures and processes
  • Understands internal and external compliance requirements/standards
  • Participates in the integration and delivery of planned changes/projects/processes to other regional/Home Office departments
  • Anticipates possible issues and works with leadership team to mitigate risks
  • Presents facts and information to leadership team

Program & Process Communications

  • Composes correspondence and articles for a variety of communication vehicles to a target audience that includes Home Office, Field Leadership, EFSs, agents and support staff
  • Edits and proofreads materials for accuracy in content as well as spelling, punctuation, and grammar
  • Provides readership statistics as requested
  • Updates distribution lists on a routine basis
  • Notifies individuals of and monitors the cutoff/due dates for the completion and submission of materials
  • Writes, updates brochures, booklets, manuals, instructions, bulletins, forms and webpages
  • Attends meetings to provide routine information (employee information, department reviews)
  • Creates and presents material as needed
  • Answers inquiries
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Graphic Design, or Journalism (or related field) required
  • FINRA Series 6 preferred or the ability to acquire in 90 days.
  • Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop and Dreamweaver as well as Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Ability to learn Content Management Systems in order to upload documents and create/maintain internal webpages
  • Ability to handle multiple demands and shift priorities as necessary within a highly paced environment
  • 2-4 years experience working with Adobe Creative Suite required,
  • Previous communications experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication and beginner project management skills required
  • Candidates with Broker Dealer background in addition to knowledge of graphic design are especially desirable

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.

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

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