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Public Relations Director - CO, MO - 137757 in Colorado Springs, CO at Anthem, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/29/2018

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Job Description

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care. 

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Public Relations Director

Location: Colorado or Missouri

The Public Relations Director is responsible for leading the communications and public relations efforts for the designated business unit(s) (P/L) including media relations, issues management, and reputation management.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Develops and leads a comprehensive, strategic communications program with enterprise impact that includes work with government relations, corporate communications, and senior management. Implements strategies and tactics designed to educate and build relationships with the public, the media and key opinion leaders.
  • Works closely with SBU or CEE leadership team to develop and implement a strategic communications plan in support of the Company's overall initiatives.
  • Researches, develops, reviews and/or edits communications materials for executive management.
  • Leads complex departmental assignments and workload with an enterprise impact.  
  • Provides guidance or direction to team members on key department initiatives and/or enterprise initiatives.

Job Requirements

the ideal candidate will have:

  • Requires a BA/BS in a related field; 8 years of related experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Understanding of the health care business, health insurance, media relations and government relations required.
  • Experience in managed care or health insurance industry preferred.
  • Some travel required.
Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.