Senior Communications Associate for New York Life Investment Management (NYLIM)


Posting Date: Nov 22, 2023

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Hybrid 



When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.



New York Life Corporate Communications is seeking a dynamic communications professional to join the team and support the $370 billion diversified global New York Life Investment Management (NYLIM) business including its investment boutiques.


This person must be able to execute on a combination of judicious and tactical external and internal communications efforts to shape and position announcements including personnel news, organizational change, operational updates, promotional stories, business developments, and targeted trade and industry media relations programs. Compelling content will reinforce the NYLIM brand, leadership, growth in key strategies, value add programs, the investment in client success, and the firm’s global investment solutions.


Key to success will be the ability to quickly cultivate important relationships with corporate communications teammates, internal business partners including the NYLIM office of the CEO, product development, marketing, distribution and HR.


The right person for this promising opportunity must be focused, yet adaptable and agile enough to succeed in a fast-paced environment as part of a tight-knit team that supports an award-winning business.


This role reports to the communications lead for New York Life Investment Management.




  • With the guidance of the communications lead for NYLIM, help deliver NYLIM’s objectives by building and executing on internal and external communications plans, while maintaining alignment with New York Life’s overall goals and objectives.
  • Collaborate with business partners and agencies to build, execute, and maintain an ongoing calendar of judicious and tactical communications initiatives that meet the business’ short and long-term needs.
  • Create and manage the drafting, review, and approval of external and internal communications materials including press releases, website, social media, and intranet content, town hall scripts, key messages, and Q&A.
  • Implement communications plans and strategies that promote NYLIM’s objectives and drive employee engagement in the business and its leadership.
  • Prepare spokespeople for media interviews, including preparing briefing documents.
  • Develop, maintain, and manage key relationships with top-tier investments media.
  • Maximize the reach and effectiveness of PR campaigns by collaborating with teams across the organization overseeing digital and social media content.
  • Monitor news and trends within the investments and personal finance space to identify and leverage emerging issues.
  • Research and recommend speaking engagements, award opportunities, and conferences for NYLIM leaders. 
  • Manage workflow with the PR agency, including monthly reporting.
  • Work with the team and vendors to measure and monitor reputation to inform communications tactics.
  • Assist with crisis and issues-management, including legal and regulatory issues, M&A and other corporate developments.  
  • Collaborate with the rest of the Corporate Communications team colleagues to ensure alignment of all communications.



  • Professional with a minimum of 5 years’ media-relations and/or communications experience, and at least 2-3 years of experience in financial services, developing and executing integrated communications strategies.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong media relationships internally and with top-tier investment media including broadcast.
  • Demonstrated understanding of communications best practice and channel strategy to support judicious employee communications
  • Outstanding writing ability and excellent verbal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure to deliver to multiple deadlines.
  • Be self-motivated and accountable.
  • Strong partnering skills and a collaborative approach to working with colleagues across corporate communications.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Exemplary attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and interest in newsworthy investment trends, issues, milestones, and events.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.



Salary range: $90,000-$135,000 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 89180




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