Assistant Vice President, Marketing and Communications Specialist

Jersey City, NJ, USA ● Virtual Req #635
Friday, May 26, 2023

Fortitude Reinsurance Company Ltd. (Fortitude Re) is one of the world’s leading providers of legacy reinsurance solutions. They work with the world’s leading insurance companies to help them execute comprehensive, transformational solutions for legacy Life & Annuity and P&C lines. Fortitude Re manages a general account of approximately $55 billion across life, annuity, and property & casualty insurance products. The company takes a long-term view on growth and is proud to be backed by a consortium of sophisticated institutional investors led by The Carlyle Group and T&D Insurance Group. Incorporated under the laws of Bermuda on January 1, 2017, Fortitude Re’s roots in the insurance industry and the experience of their leadership go back many decades. Fortitude Re’s leadership team has an average industry tenure of over 20 years, and an impressive track record of successfully managing the most complex legacy liabilities. Their deep insurance experience and proprietary risk modeling capabilities allow them to structure bespoke transactions that benefit both insurance companies and their policyholders. Fortitude Re continues to strengthen its ability to pursue further growth and provide innovative solutions for the global insurance industry.   Click here for more information about Fortitude Re.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work with in a growing and innovative organization where you can demonstrate your creativity through communications and public relations? We are looking for someone who can push our communication strategy to the next level both internally and externally.  The Marketing and Communications Specialist will be primarily responsible for effective brand awareness, corporate sponsored events coordination, and internal and external communications.

What You Will Do:

  • Partner with internal stakeholders on social media strategy; maintain Fortitude Re social media forums (including LinkedIn) and respond to social media queries
  • Manage external website development, content curation/creation, and business development marketing collateral
  • Coordinate with stakeholders on press releases
  • Create external messaging and brand story that supports Company strategy and initiatives and reinforces culture
  • Build and maintain relationships with external vendors and marketing partners
  • Curate and connect external market speaking/panel/keynote opportunities for promoting Fortitude Re talent and franchise
  • Work with cross-functional teams to develop and execute impactful internal communications that drive engagement, shape culture, and build a connected employee community
  • Coordinate corporate sponsored events with internal key stakeholders and external event representatives; includes event preparation, marketing materials, onsite event presence, etc.
  • Function as a liaison for Fortitude Re Town Hall meetings; including scheduling, slide deck preparation, and coordinate topic calendar
  • Maintain vendor relationship for promotional swag items; consult with various areas of the business that require swag and set protocol for their direct procurement through selected vendor

What You Will Have:

  • 5-7 years of experience in communications, public relations and/or marketing
  • Proven excellence in written and verbal communication skills across various presentation formats
  • Experience with web content management tools and social media platform management
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite; specifically in PowerPoint, Sharepoint, and Outlook
  • Experience coordinating and implementing marketing campaigns, brand strategy, and industry events
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with experience and confidence interacting with all levels across a Company; experience building relationships and working directly with senior business partners
  • Highly organized while flexible and anticipates and adapts to change
  • Solid understanding of the insurance/reinsurance industry

The base salary range for this role is $129,000-156,000 and will be commensurate with candidate experience. Pay ranges for candidates may differ based on the cost of labor in that location. In addition to base salary, all employees are eligible for an annual bonus based on company and individual performance as well as a generous benefits package 

What We Offer:
We offer competitive benefits in a fast-paced, dynamic and nimble culture including:

  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Up to 11 paid company holidays
  • Up to 16 hours per year of paid volunteer time 
  • Competitive 401(k) plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Learning and Development Stipend
  • Health, vision, dental, and life insurance with additional access to health and wellness programs
  • Flexible working environment
At Fortitude Re, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission- creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives. 

We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer and evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, diversity of thought and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


To all recruitment agencies:  Unless you have been requested to work on this position, or other positions with Fortitude Re, please do not forward any resumes to Fortitude Re employees.   Fortitude Re is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Other details

  • Job Family CM - Communications
  • Job Function AVP
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Jersey City, NJ, USA
  • Virtual