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The purpose of the Product Marketing team is to lead the marketing strategy, planning and development of marketing programs that build consideration, choice and growth for all Allstate products and services. The team develops and executes programs with a consistent brand look & feel and with operational excellence across all media and communication vehicles. The Product Marketing team collaborates with and is accountable to various Allstate business and marketing partners to ensure programs and communications are strategically aligned with the Allstate brand strategy, business unit goals and business strategies.  


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The Product Marketing Associate Marketing Manager leads planning and creative development and manages day-to-day execution of marketing programs and tactics that drive profitable growth and retention for Allstate. The Associate Manager leads cross-functional teams on complex project plans, direct staff/external agency partners, and influence business partners and strategies. This position consults with others in Consumer Marketing, Digital Transformation, MARA, Innovation or business areas to gain input to develop, execute and measure the marketing plan. The Associate Manager possesses strong attention-to-detail, advanced communication skills, advanced copyediting and ability to judge creative and provide constructive and clear direction and feedback to both internal and external partners. The Associate Manager also manages and helps others prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a demanding and fast-paced environment.


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the planning, creative development and implementation of integrated marketing communications to support various programs and strategies, offering solutions and recommendations to manager, other contributing team members and business partners with a focus on new property product development.
  • Demonstrate expertise for contributing to development and implementation of complex integrated marketing communication programs, including analyzing research/data inputs, contributing to developing marketing strategy and marketing communication plan, and determining and allocating resources required. Manage all elements through completion, measurement and post program analysis.
  • Lead and/or direct others in managing required day-to-day tasks, including status report and timeline management, meeting coordination, legal and key stakeholder approvals, and maintaining centralized files for reference and compliance.
  • Manage and/or lead others in managing program budgets and provide monthly and quarterly budget forecasts to internal finance team
  • Develop presentations, program overviews, recaps, and other materials for internal meetings and presentations; present work internally to marketing leadership and other business partners
  • Integrate across marketing teams and other departments, building relationships with internal and external business partners and resources
  • Influence, negotiate and persuade team members to support business goals and initiatives; initiate ideas and manage actions plans on cross-functional teams
  • Manage marketing/advertising agency partners
  • Work with strong level of independence on new or unfamiliar projects

Job Qualifications




  • Advanced organization, project/program/time management skills and attention to detail
  • Advanced experience using Microsoft suite, including PowerPoint
  • Advanced relationship, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across departments and with cross-functional teams
  • Intermediate strategic and analytical skills
  • Intermediate solutions skills; flexible in times of change
  • Intermediate presentation development and delivery skills
  • Capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously and experience with a deadline driving environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; strong ability to write, copyedit and judge creative
  • Demonstrated experience managing the creative production process
  • Demonstrated aptitude for interpreting data/results from a marketing program or product initiative
  • Demonstrated experience with marketing technology-based products and/or loyalty programs preferred
  • 6+ years of Marketing experience, preferably including Advertising/Marketing Agency experience and/or in a role managing marketing agencies
  • Bachelor’s degree required: Marketing, Journalism or Communications concentration preferred
  • MBA/Master of Communications or related field preferred
  • Must be highly motivated and a passionate team player

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

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