AmTrust Financial is looking for an experienced individual to guide PR and Content for AmTrust as AVP, PR & Content. This position is responsible for driving the AmTrust voice across relevant product lines including Workers’ Compensation, Cyber, Management Liability, Extended Warranty and other AmTrust business areas. This individual will need to work cross-functionally with executives and others in various departments across the organization to drive the AmTrust story and increase awareness and affinity for the AmTrust brand, products and people across insurance trade, financial and other relevant media. Manage a content team producing AmTrust-branded reports, thought leadership articles, blog posts and other marketing content.
AmTrust is a leading voice in insurance for small business, extended warranty and other niche product areas and its executives are regularly quoted in various media. AmTrust-branded reports have been widely covered in insurance, vertical trades and other media outlets, producing hundreds of positive media articles and winning multiple industry awards.
AmTrust Financial is a multinational property and casualty insurer specializing in coverage for small and midsized businesses. After ten years as a publicly traded company, AmTrust was taken private in late 2018 in a transaction sponsored by the company’s majority owners along with Stone Point Capital LLC. Since its privatization, AmTrust continues to focus on building value through profitable growth, optimizing capital allocation, and executing strategic acquisitions and divestitures.
AmTrust Financial is headquartered in New York City, and this position will be located in either our Jersey City, NJ or Cleveland, OH office reporting to the VP, Creative Services.
Develop and implement PR and content strategy working with internal teams and outside PR agencies
Drive positive coverage for AmTrust corporate and across AmTrust product lines
Develop compelling AmTrust-branded reports working with Claims, Loss Control and Underwriting to drive coverage and agent downloads/co-brand requests
Manage monthly coverage reports and quarterly SOV analysis working with Meltwater and PR agency
Serve as primary contact for PR agencies in US and UK
Work collaboratively across marketing team with creative services, digital marketing and project management teams
Drafting and distributing press releases and managing approval process internally and externally, as necessary
8+ years developing and managing successful public relations campaigns
Experience in the financial services or insurance industry is a plus.
Ability to interact directly with executives, including senior management and Executive Committee members
Firsthand experience with SEO, digital marketing and social media
Ability to adapt to tight deadlines and last-minute changes.
Ability to easily shift between multiple projects as priorities dictate.
Experience with crisis communications a plus
What We Offer
AmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities. Our benefits include Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses & children, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Time Off.
AmTrust strives to create a diverse and inclusive culture where thoughts and ideas of all employees are appreciated and respected. This concept encompasses but is not limited to human differences with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, culture, religion or disabilities.
AmTrust values excellence and recognizes that by embracing the diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives of its workforce, it will sustain a competitive advantage and remain an employer of choice. Diversity is a business imperative, enabling us to attract, retain and develop the best talent available. We see diversity as more than just policies and practices. It is an integral part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future.
Are you looking for a fast-paced career with a respected company that celebrates your achievements and individual success? Do you thrive in a dynamic, collaborative environment of professionals dedicated to finding innovative solutions for our clients?
We are always interested in talking to motivated, ambitious people at any stage of their careers who embrace our entrepreneurial culture and commitment to superior service. If that sounds like you, we definitely encourage you to apply.
The AmTrust Hiring Process is broken down into 7 easy steps:
Search Open Positions
Complete Your Profile and Apply
Recruiter Phone Interview
Interview with Hiring Manager
Welcome to AmTrust!
View our handy infographic for a summary of each step, or read below for more details.
After You Apply
Once you submit your application, a member from our Human Resources department will review your completed profile and resume. If you're well-qualified and appear to be a good fit, you'll be contacted by a recruiter to schedule a phone interview.
The phone interview gives us a chance to get to know you a little better and gives you a chance to ask questions and find out if working with AmTrust really is right for you. Expect your phone interview to last between 30 and 60 minutes. We want to find out about your past experiences and learn more about your goals and plans for your future.
After the phone interview, we'll invite top candidates for an in-person interview with the hiring manager, who ultimately makes the offer of employment to successful candidates.
Receiving an Offer
If you're chosen for the job, you'll get a verbal offer from the Recruiter, followed by a written offer via email with all the specifics. Of course, we hope you'll like what you see and accept our offer. Congratulations! You're well on your way to becoming part of the AmTrust team.
All employment offers are contingent upon successfully passing our standard pre-employment screening process. This can take up to two weeks to complete.
Once you've passed through pre-employment screening, you're officially part of the AmTrust family. We'll be there to support your professional growth and development every step of the way because we succeed as a company when you succeed as an individual. Welcome aboard!
The Fine Print
AmTrust Financial Services and all subsidiary companies participate in the U.S. federal government's E-Verify program and will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. To learn more about the E-Verify program, please click here:
Please note: We receive thousands of applications every month. We aren't always able to answer each applicant personally. But we strive for transparency in the hiring process so you'll know what to expect once you apply.