Marketing & Public Relations Specialist

Virginia Beach, VA
Jun 27, 2018
Aug 20, 2018
Full Time
Job Description: Optima Health is hiring a Marketing & Public Relations Specialist
for our Virginia Beach, VA office.

Department/Position Overview:

While working in a project manager capacity, the Marketing & Public Relations Specialist will join our Government Programs team to manage projects and implement multiple new and exciting government programs, providing oversight and management to the community relations facet. This will entail partnering with community based organizations and marketing our programs to them, working closely with the division's communications team to develop the content materials, and serving as the lead project coordinator on program implementations across the boards.

This office-based position is located at our Virginia Beach, VA office and requires working alongside inter-disciplinary teams within the division (community outreach, clinical, community health and more). Superb communication skills both written and verbal are essential.

Division Highlights:

Optima Health offers a full suite of commercial health insurance products including employee-owned and employer-sponsored plans, as well as Individual and Family health plans, employee assistance plans and plans serving Medicare and Medicaid enrollees. We offer programs to support members with chronic illnesses, customized wellness programs, and integrated clinical and behavioral health services.

As a nationally recognized provider of health plan coverage and innovative wellness programs, we live our mission “to improve health everyday.” This same commitment and dedication directs our philosophy as an employer. When you join Optima Health, you will experience our deep passion for heal and service excellence while benefiting from a culture of opportunity, learning, career growth, and support -every day. Optima Health is a service of Sentara Healthcare, so joining Optima is joining the Sentara Healthcare family.

Sentara Benefits:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

Responsible for the development and implementation of marketing, public relations and communications projects and events that build Optima Health's image and support the company's strategic and marketing goals. Direct interaction with vendors and brokers and GA's to foster and build relationships.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - MARKETING OR
Bachelor's Level Degree - MASS COMMUNICATIONS OR
Bachelor's Level Degree - PUBLIC RELATIONS

Required: Marketing - 5 years

Preferred: Public Relations - 5 years

None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Communication, Coordination, Critical Thinking, Judgment and Decision Making, Marketing, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Speaking, Writing

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Previous experience in Healthcare required.

Keyword: project management, PM, project coordination, marketing, public relations, management, community-based