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External Communication Manager-Regional - Tampa, FL
Description:"The Regional Communications Manger (RCM) is responsible to develop, manage and measure corporate communications tactics and programs that align with the company's overall strategic communications plan to further the objectives of the markets within his/her purview. This person has day-to-day oversight of media relations and crisis/issues communications including the development of press releases, statements, talking points, key messaging, collateral, reports, presentations, digital communications, video production and media training. RCM works collaboratively with market leadership and subject matter experts to produce effective communications that drive awareness and understanding of the value of WellCare and its plans. DEPARTMENT: External Communications REPORTS TO: Director, External Communications Essential Functions: Proactively supports the protection and enhancement of WellCare's reputation by creating and managing a comprehensive, proactive 360 communication plan focused on achieving positive local and regional attention for the markets/plans in his/her purview. Establishes and maintains relationships with media to secure positive/balanced coverage that showcases WellCare's value proposition. Serves as a company spokesperson. Provides counsel to market leadership on communications approaches that will help drive impactful results that support business objectives. Creates market specific analytics reports that highlight communications outcomes per market needs. Consistently creates and sources content that differentiates and elevates the WellCare brand with a focus on member and associate testimonials. Performs other duties as assigned. Additional Responsibilities: Able to be on-call and respond to media and in crisis situations on a 24/7 basis. *LI-SM1 Qualifications Candidate Education: A Bachelor's Degree in a related field or English, Journalism, Communications, or equivalent work experience is required. Candidate Experience: 5+ years of experience in communications in a corporate environment or public relations agency serving corporate clients is required; 10 years is preferred. 1+ year of experience in matrix-management environment is required. Knowledge of and experience with health care. Experience with publicly held companies. Proven track record working with senior management. Candidate Skills: Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills Superior oral communication skills Ability to work as part of a team Works well in a team environment Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines Works well within highly structured deadlines and timelines Demonstrated organizational skills extremely organized and detail-oriented Ability to work in a matrixed environment Experience working in a matrix environment Knowledge of AP Stylebook guidelines Writing and editing skills Ability to distill complex matters into clear, crisp and concise communications appropriate to different audiences Strong attention to detail; accurate and focused Motivated and a self-starter Proactive problem solver Technical Skills: Advanced Microsoft Word Proficient in Microsoft Office such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Proficient with Digital media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) is required. Proficient Multi media (e.g., video production) is required. "" ""We’re seeking a Sr. Director of Public Relations to oversee Yahoo’s media properties, which reach hundreds of millions of people around the world — including Yahoo News, Yahoo magazines and vertical sites, and the strong editorial talent that drives the stories our users love to read and watch. Your superior organizational and problem solving skills complement your excellent communication skills to help you manage teams and influence an array of different stakeholders within and outside the business. You have a deep rolodex of media relationships. You are the kind of creative, positive, high-energy individual to execute and succeed on the Public Relations Team. Your Day Define, develop and oversee end-to-end execution of communications strategy and plans Build relationships and work directly with the executives and other internal and external stakeholders and provide strategic insight that drives business results Provide leadership and strategic direction to communications teams across the organization to enable growth. Manage a team of communications professionals You Must Have Undergraduate degree with 10+ years of relevant professional experience Experienced in the media industry with a strong communications background """
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