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About Blue Cross
At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, we are developing industry:leading strategies every day that make a healthy difference in people's lives. Blue Cross has a legacy of improving health through innovation because we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to live the healthiest life possible. Chartered in 1933 as the state's first health plan, we've been serving the health care needs of Minnesotans for more than 80 years.
Blue Cross supports you with competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package. Many Employee Resource Groups are active in the company, promoting inclusion and helping us meet the diverse needs of our workforce and our members. Join us, and enjoy a work environment where all employees are respected and valued - a workplace honored with a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for 2017. Find your place at a company that cares.
Description Summary 13;
Responsible for providing key public relations, reputation management counsel, and newsroom:style social media content creation at all levels of the company. Position has a strong emphasis on persuasive writing and verbal skills as well as providing consultative public relations support to various internal business areas. Responsible for development and oversight of specific strategic communications initiatives that ties to overall public relations strategy. Accountable for public relations representation on strategic cross:functional initiatives.
Accountabilities 13;
:Works with assigned business to align public relations strategy with business objectives; advises on optimal message content and timing; develops appropriate level of short term and long term support.
:Contributes to the development and fostering of relationship with key media contacts.
:Serves as media contact and responds to media requests.
:Provides business and consumer focused brand journalism for company blog.
:Secures media placements related to assigned business areas and projects.
:Coaches business partners on key message development and becoming effective company spokespersons.
Requirements 13;
:Bachelors degree in journalism, public relations, or communications and 5 years of public relations, communications, marketing communications, social media or communications project management experience or 9 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.
:Proven experience in effectively communicating with top:level executives and external stakeholders.
:Exceptional collaboration skills with the ability to partner effectively within the company.
:Demonstrable skills in media relations and social media development.
:Proven ability to present complex business ideas, strategies and results succinctly and persuasively at a senior executive level.
:Highly effective writing skills and verbal presentation skills that drive impactful stakeholder action.
:Strong team player able to work well across teams.
Preferred Requirements 13;
:Knowledge of health industry preferred.
FLSA Status 13;
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic.
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