Marketing & Communications Placement Opportunity

Date Opened: Feb 16, 2021

Location: Belfast, GB

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

 

 

About Us

 

At Allstate Northern Ireland, we believe it’s more than just a job.  We believe in allowing our people to choose the direction of their careers.  It’s about you, your future and where you want to get to.

 

Opportunity is the hallmark of the Allstate career experience.  We invest heavily in our employees, offering long term career development, personal growth and investment in new technologies.  Every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards — no matter which team you join.

 

We believe that inclusive diversity is crucial to creating a culture of mutual respect where the strengths and talents of each individual are recognised.  We like to leave things better than we found them and deliver results.  We do all of this while having fun and exploring personal passions.

 

Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance.

 

 

Location

 

Belfast

 

 

Your role in the team

 

We have a year-in-industry opportunity available starting Summer 2021 for students in our Marketing and Communications Team.

 

Based in Belfast, the Marketing and Communications Assistant will utilise back-office, CMS and social media platforms to support a busy team providing a range of services to around 2400 employees across three sites in Northern Ireland. This is a great opportunity for an undergraduate who wants experience of all elements of the marketing mix – such as social media, website management, other digital communications, print communications, photography, event management and PR.

 

 

The successful candidate will take on a range of key administration activities to aid in the smooth running of the team. 

 

  • Help implement marketing plans and strategy to meet the company’s objectives in relation to recruitment marketing, internal communication and employee engagement
  • Preparation of content for Allstate NI’s online presence – web, social media, PPC
  • Organization and co-ordination of Town Halls, Intranet & SharePoint sites, employee newsletters, events across our 3 sites in Northern Ireland and external promotion of company activities
  • Monitor and report on all digital marketing activities
  • Assist with the delivery of internal and external events, conferences and exhibitions
  • Administration of the company’s recognition and reward programme
  • Competitor analysis
  • Conduct market research
  • Liaising with suppliers to develop and order marketing merchandise and manage inventory

 

 

Placement Students who impress on their one-year placement with Allstate Northern Ireland may be made conditional offers of permanent employment with Allstate at the end of their placement for further opportunities where available.

 

 

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK
  • On course to complete second year of a Marketing, Communications or Business Studies degree course by the end of June 2021.
  • Able to provide evidence of having achieved high academic grades in your degree course and academic qualifications to date.
  • You must hold and provide evidence of the legal right to live and work in permanent employment in the UK.

 

 

Please include a full list of module marks from your first year, and any current year to date. Failure to do so will result in the withdrawal of application.

 

 

Should we receive an unprecedented level of applications, we reserve the right to heighten our shortlisting criteria.

 

 

 

Desirable Criteria

 

Experience in the following: Please include a full list of module marks from your first year, and any current year to date. Failure to do so will result in the withdrawal of application.

 

  • Managing social media platforms
  • Hootsuite
  • Event management
  • Content creation, web, blog, video, etc.

 

 

 

What we offer

 

As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.

 

Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.

 

We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.

 

We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.

 

 

 

Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities

 

Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.

 

Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.

 

 

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 9th March 2021