Corporate Communications Associate

New York, USA
04 Sep 2021
03 Oct 2021
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $2.21 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,025 employees in 20 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

PIMCO is looking for a corporate communications professional to join its communications team. This person will report to the Global Head of Corporate Communications to help implement the firm's strategic objectives for external media relations and internal communications. This person will work closely with the corporate communications team globally and stakeholders across the firm to support the team's messaging, internal reporting, metrics analysis, media interactions and broadcast schedule.

This person should have good writing skills, sound judgement, be collaborative while also confident working autonomously on projects. This is a chance to be part of a small but highly effective global media and communications team, where the ability to make informed, reasoned decisions in real-time based and the ability to prioritize are critical.

Key Responsibilities
  • Working closely with members of the global corporate communications team in New York, Newport Beach, London and Hong Kong
  • Collaborating with the Marketing team which plays a key role in developing PIMCO's thought leadership
  • Providing information on media, metrics and messaging PIMCO's executive leadership, HR leadership and I&D teams on a range of issues from internal communications, media relations and issues
  • Create media metrics reports, preparing media briefings for reporting out to teams
  • Manage PIMCO's busy broadcast logistics and calendar
  • Managing PIMCO's messaging playbook and library of media statements
  • Cataloging media contacts, inquiries, themes and outreach
  • Coordinating with HR and Marketing on internal communications timelines and templates
  • Tier 2 and 3 media management, including: initial screening, arranging and editing talking points, engaging relevant stakeholders
  • Create some internal communications drafts and timelines
  • Manage conference speaking schedule for media - appearances, TPs, themes, issues
  • Create strategy and presentation documents

Position Requirements:

Position Requirements
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to engage professionally and succinctly with all levels across the firm
  • Communications or journalism experience preferred
  • Relevant experience in investment management or financial services preferred.
  • Well organized, high energy/self-starter with the ability to work independently within the firm's demanding and highly focused environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, work well in a team environment, and have the ability to interact effectively with senior level employees and outside contacts
  • Clear commitment to PIMCO's culture, approach, and values: Collaboration, Openness, Responsibility and Excellence that allow us to bring the best to our clients and each other

Professional Skills Requirements
  • Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to multi-task and manage a large number of ongoing initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver on assigned responsibilities through pursuing excellence, impeccable attention to detail, and use of effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities, manage deadlines, and support dynamic initiatives in fast-paced environment
  • Inquisitive self-starter, ability to thrive within the firm's fast paced and client focused environment with shifts in priorities
  • Quick learner and adaptable to learn new processes, concepts, and skills


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office

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