Hub International Sr. Communications Manager in Chicago, Illinois

About Us:

HUB International is a global insurance brokerage providing a broad array of property, casualty, risk management, life and health, employee benefits, investment and wealth management products and services. Ranked 7th among the world’s largest insurance brokers, the company has done over 400 acquisitions to date, ranging in revenues up to $100 million and has over 450 offices and 10,000 employees across North America.

About the Position:

Manage and support HUB’s external and internal communication needs including current and future employee communications and engagement, external communications including public relations, social media strategy and engagement, executive positioning and thought leadership strategies, and mergers and acquisitions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support HUB’s employee communication efforts overseeing major employee communications initiatives, including employee meetings, , and key enterprise operational initiatives.

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with industry and national media to enhance the company’s reputation. Anticipate potential public relations opportunities and issues and play a leadership role in addressing them effectively.

  • Support external communication strategy and manage the flow of news about the organization and executives to the media, optimizing the system to ensure that the right information is moving to the media at the right time, in the right manner. Anticipate potential public relations issues and play a leadership role in addressing them effectively.

  • Support the company’s press release development process, from conceptualization through execution. Manage the flow of news about the organization to the media, optimizing the system to ensure that the right information is moving to the media at the right time, in the right manner.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in communications or journalism preferred.

  • Minimum of 8 years of communications experience in a corporate or PR agency setting. Professional services experience preferred.

  • Employee communications experience.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of external and internal communications strategy and execution.

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Location: United States, Illinois, Chicago
Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)
Required Experience: 7-10 years
Required Travel: No travel required
Date published: 19-Mar-2018
Department: Communications/Public Relations
Ref#: P2443_20180314

HUB International Limited is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran's status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

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