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Field PR Strategist

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

We're strong and growing.  In a company with such a long and storied history, this may be the most exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual. We're strong, innovative and growing.

We invest in our people.  We provide opportunities for employees to grow themselves, their career and in turn, our business.

We care.  We make a positive difference in our communities. Nationally, thousands have benefitted from our support of research and programs to fight childhood cancer. Each year, our Foundation, employees and financial representatives donate time, talent and financial support to causes they're passionate about.

The year 2021 was a record-setter here at Northwestern Mutual – one that saw our company achieve new levels of financial strength, client trust, employee engagement and media attention. For instance:

  • Company revenue grew to $34 billion, an all-time high.

  • More clients than ever before – over 97% – kept their life insurance with us.

  • We were one of only four U.S. companies to earn the highest levels of financial soundness from every major rating agency – a class that includes Apple and Microsoft.

  • Our combined $560 billion in company and client assets was the highest in our history.

  • We have consistently maintained best-in-class employee engagement levels.

The future has never looked brighter at Northwestern Mutual, and to help accelerate our historic momentum, we are making exciting investments in key areas of the enterprise – including external communications.

A core piece of that investment will be our newly created Field PR Strategist position – a key team member who will partner with our nationwide network of financial advisors to generate local-market PR results.

Responsibilities include:

  • Executing highly effective, innovative and fully integrated grassroots communications initiatives, with media relations as the centerpiece.

  • Working closely with a variety of spokespeople, supporting media interviews and crafting compelling content that advances the company’s relevance.

  • Partnering with PR agency team members while seamlessly collaborating with a range of internal stakeholders.

  • Measuring PR successes, showing how earned media efforts are building positive brand and business outcomes.

To help ensure success, qualified candidates will also:

  • Bring demonstrated ability to cultivate ongoing relationships with local news and spokespeople media across multiple markets.

  • Boast strong writing skills that can be applied to and adapted for multiple audiences and channels.

  • Bring a team mentality, strong work ethic, positive attitude and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Understand the company’s products, services, structure and unique value proposition.

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Mass Communications, Journalism or a closely related field.

  • Have 5 years of experience as a PR practitioner, journalist or communications strategist.

Benefits:

Great pay package, 401K, Company sponsored retirement plan, Educational assistance, Performance-based incentive pay, Medical, dental and vision insurance, Parental leave, Caregiver time off….and more

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W e are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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