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Staff Vice President (VP) Public Relations (Health Benefits)

  • Job Family: PCG > Public Relations
  • Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
  • Anticipated End Date:
  • Reference: JR115593

Location:

  • IN, INDIANAPOLIS
  • NJ, MORRISTOWN
  • TN, MEMPHIS
  • FL, MIAMI
  • OH, CINCINNATI
  • KY, LOUISVILLE
  • NY, NEW YORK
  • NH, MANCHESTER
  • TX, GRAND PRAIRIE
  • IL, CHICAGO
  • MI, DEARBORN
  • TN, NASHVILLE
  • AR, LITTLE ROCK
  • DC, WASHINGTON
  • MN, MENDOTA HEIGHTS
  • TX, HOUSTON
  • TN, KNOXVILLE
  • VA, NORFOLK
  • CT, WALLINGFORD
  • MO, ST LOUIS
  • NC, CARY
  • MD, HANOVER
  • WV, CHARLESTON
  • NJ, ISELIN
  • OH, MASON
  • OH, SEVEN HILLS
  • RI, SMITHFIELD
  • CO, DENVER
  • NC, WINSTON
  • ME, SOUTH PORTLAND
  • GA, ATLANTA
  • OH, COLUMBUS
  • VA, RICHMOND
  • IA, W DES MOINES
  • VA, ROANOKE
  • MA, WOBURN
  • CO, COLORADO SPRINGS
  • FL, TAMPA

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Description

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is a proud member of the Elevance Health family of companies offering Medicare plans, Medicaid, individual and family plans, and group insurance plans in Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin. Our group plans include a variety of group medical, pharmacy, dental, vision, life and disability plans flexible enough to fit any size business.

Staff Vice President (VP) Public Relations – Health Benefits

Location 

Successful candidate must reside within 50 miles of an Elevance Health office location, and able to commute on-site at least 3 days per week.

Summary

The Staff Vice President (VP) Public Relations (PR) – Health Benefits, is a senior leadership role responsible for developing and executing comprehensive communication strategies for our local market commercial and government business units within the organization. This role requires strategic thinking, strong leadership skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders. The Staff VP for Public Relations (PR) will oversee a team of communication professionals and work closely with executives at both a national and state level to drive communication initiatives aligned with the objectives of our brands and businesses.

Team Scope

8 direct reports

Position Responsibilities

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or a related field (master's degree preferred).

  • 10 years of in-depth experience working in Public Relations in either corporate and/or agency environments, while leading strategic and integrated communications teams.

  • Demonstrated ability to work well with senior leaders and collaboratively across an organization with experience working in highly matrixed organizations.

  • Strong understanding of media relations, crisis communication, and stakeholder engagement.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to craft effective messages for diverse audiences.

  • Demonstrated leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team.

  • Experience managing external agencies and consultants.

  • Experience developing measurement programs to demonstrate the ROI of public relations efforts.

Position Requirements

  • Large, health insurance plan experience strongly preferred

  • Understanding of media dynamics and trends within the healthcare industry.

  • Understanding of industry-specific regulations and compliance requirements relevant to healthcare communications.

  • Strong familiarity with current industry trends, advancements, and challenges in healthcare, as well as the ability to leverage this knowledge to position the organization and its leaders as thought leaders.

  • Strong network and relationships with key media contacts in the healthcare industry, enabling effective media outreach and collaboration.

Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences

  • Large, health insurance plan experience strongly preferred

  • Understanding of media dynamics and trends within the healthcare industry.

  • Understanding of industry-specific regulations and compliance requirements relevant to healthcare communications.

  • Strong familiarity with current industry trends, advancements, and challenges in healthcare, as well as the ability to leverage this knowledge to position the organization and its leaders as thought leaders.

  • Strong network and relationships with key media contacts in the healthcare industry, enabling effective media outreach and collaboration.

For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $149,040 to $298,080  

Locations:  California; Colorado; Nevada; New York; Washington State; Jersey City, NJ

In addition to your salary, Elevance Health offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company.  The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws .

* The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.


 

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes for compensation from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact elevancehealthjobssupport@elevancehealth.comfor assistance.

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