Public Affairs Director

Employer
Cigna
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 08, 2018
Closes
Jun 19, 2018
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Identifying assets and strategies to advance public policy and advocacy position; ensure alignment and deliver maximum value to external partners. Advancing and integrating government and public affairs efforts with other corporate endeavors. Understanding the legislative and regulatory processes and leveraging existing corporate channels to support the company's public policy goals. Developing and distributing external positioning, announcements, and other materials. Establishing strategies to strengthen relationships with policy organizations and audiences. Quickly learning and staying abreast on internal dynamics, positions, and messaging, along with the relevant external environment. Qualifications 10+ years of experience that includes working with communications or public affairs in a trade association or corporation and/or experience in a communications role in a Congressional office or advocacy/political environment. Demonstrated successes in development and execution of strategic campaigns Superior communication (verbal and written) skills Ability to travel up to 20% of the time, as needed, per business needs. Ability to navigate matrix environment