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Monday, July 09, 2012

Travelers - Communications Specialist

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities.

That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

SUMMARY:
The Business Insurance (BI) Operations communications team is seeking a key contributor who can implement communications initiatives that enhance and maintain the Travelers reputation and brand while supporting business objectives. The ideal candidate will be an energetic team player and a strong writer and communicator who understands how to reach diverse internal audiences.

PRIMARY DUTIES:
Writing and editing organizational and project communications for a variety of internal audiences and channels, including mass mail, intranet, internal newlsetters and organizational updates

Developing content for and updating a communications SharePoint site in support of 2500 BI Operations employees

Organizational event planning for town hall meetings, teleconferences, leadership meetings, etc

Adapting traditional communications and marketing methodologies to support the business needs.

Counseling internal clients on editorial matters.

Partnering with business units to strategize and develop communications that support specific initiatives.

Working closely with key stakeholders to ensure quality and consistency of communications content.

Preparing publication materials, employee communications, newsletter articles, and informational materials for a variety of internal audiences. Typically will research subject matter to write requested communications and will work with team to finalize, gain approvals, and distribute.

EDUCATION/COURSE OF STUDY:
College degree or equivalent in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English or related field is preferred.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Prefer three to five years of communications experience.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
Must have outstanding communication skills--both verbal and written. Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills. Interest in design and new communication technologies is a plus.

OTHER:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and project management skills; ability to set clear expectations and deal effectively with individuals from all levels of the organization.

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