Communications Specialist Communications Specialist …

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
in Minneapolis, MN, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
in Minneapolis, MN, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Communications Specialist
Job Description

This position is responsible for providing communications consulting and writing and editing support for business areas within the Advisor Wealth Management (AWM) segment with a primary focus on driving engagement among the Ameriprise Financial Institutions Group channel (financial advisors and financial institutions).

Responsibilities

Provide communications consulting and support for Advice & Wealth Management segment.
  • Create communications "playbook" to support AFIG acquisition / growth pipeline
  • Consult with business partners across the company regarding Ameriprise Financial Institution Group (AFIG) -specific communication needs; develop communication plans, templates and ad-hoc emails, articles, etc.
  • Act as primary liaison between AFIG sales / operations leaders and communicators within the company
  • Play a key role in "takeover / onboarding" communications, reinforcing adherence to process while providing support for aligned-upon customization requests
  • Develop and conduct "road show" presentation to reintroduce corporate partners to the AFIG channel, with an emphasis on communicating to the AFIG audiences
  • Interview AFIG advisors/field members and write feature stories that support key priorities
  • Work with business partners to understand objectives and desired results, assess business needs/challenges and develop content to support.
  • Proactively identify opportunities to help business partners achieve their goals and create an optimal audience experience
  • Support AFIG national calls, including developing script and presentation slides
  • Support and manage online content for FI Connect website
Provide communications consulting and support for Advice & Wealth Management segment.
  • Support communications for critical firm priorities, including the Ameriprise Client Experience and growth (acquisition/referrals).
  • Support communications for key growth initiatives, including the way we tell our firm story to experienced advisor recruits and women advisors
  • Interview advisors/field members and write feature stories that support key priorities
  • Write, edit and coordinate communications to field members
  • Work with business partners to understand objectives and desired results, assess business needs/challenges and develop content to support.
  • Proactively identify opportunities to help business partners achieve their goals and create an optimal audience experience
  • Create innovative communications tactics to drive business results in alignment with the overall enterprise editorial strategy
General field editorial support
  • Contribute to enterprise editorial strategy
  • Interview advisors and write best practice stories for AdvisorCompass
  • Develop a variety of communications for the field audience, including AdvisorCompass series (referrals, human interest, etc.)
  • Contribute to department newsletters and magazines, including Franchise magazine and Quarterly Connection


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of one year of professional experience in communications or public relations.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines.
  • Self-motivated to seek out additional projects.
  • Willing to voice opinion and provide communications counsel.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong project management, interpersonal and decision-making skills.
  • High proficiency in Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to think strategically, navigate complex situations, and influence people at various levels of the organization.
  • Proactive approach and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.
  • Understanding of financial services.
  • Undergraduate degree preferred in communications, journalism, English or equivalent related work experience


About Our Company

With the right company, life can Be Brilliant®. At Ameriprise Financial, we're not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals - we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential by embracing an inclusive and collaborative culture. We celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our talented, passionate employees. If you're motivated and want to work for a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take the next step with Ameriprise Financial and we can Be Brilliant® together.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.
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