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Public Relations Director Manchester NH

Company Name:
UniCare Life & Health Insurance Company
Job Description
WellPoint is one of the nations leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 company. At WellPoint, we are working together to transform health care with trusted and caring solutions.
Bring your expertise to our innovative culture where you will have the opportunity to make a difference in people's lives, and to take your career further than you can imagine.
Public Relations Director
this position will be filled in Manchester, NH
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 Companys 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 Qualifications
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.
_WellPoint is ranked as one of America's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and is a 2014 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company please visit us at_ _. EOE. M/F/D/V.___
Once an offer is accepted, all external applicants are subject to a background investigation and if appropriate, drug testing. Offers of employment shall be contingent upon passing both the background investigation and drug testing (if required).
Current WellPoint associates: All referrals must be submitted through the formal associate referral process on WorkNet. Official guidelines for the associate referral program can be found in My HR.

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