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Senior Advisor, Policy Communications

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior & Expert Level
  • Marketing
  • Philadelphia

AI generated summary

  • You must have 8-12 years of healthcare policy communications experience, knowledge of health/pharmaceutical policy, excellent writing skills, crisis management experience, ability to manage multiple projects, and a degree in communications or health policy.
  • You will create and execute public affairs strategies, craft impactful messages, develop content strategies, secure executive speaking engagements, manage external partners, and leverage data analytics to support key policy initiatives.

Requirements

  • Our Ideal Candidate Will Offer:
  • At least 8-12 years of experience working in public relations, political/policy communications, public/corporate affairs, or media relations within the healthcare and pharmaceutical policy landscape. Capitol Hill, state government, or trade association experience a plus
  • Deep understanding of health care and pharmaceutical policy and issues landscape
  • Evidence of keen insight into the integration between business and communications’ objectives
  • Strong writing and editing skills; ability to write for a variety of audiences across multiple communication channels and vehicles
  • Experience in crisis, issue and/or reputation management and issue monitoring
  • Ability to skillfully manage multiple projects, deadlines and deliverables
  • Experience working in a global, highly-matrixed, deadline-sensitive environment
  • Tact and discretion to work with confidential information and colleagues at all levels
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in communications, journalism or health policy

Responsibilities

  • Create and execute public affairs strategies, which will include:
  • Conducting environmental analysis of current landscape on relevant issues
  • Providing insights, ideas and solutions to support key policy initiatives and shape thought leadership initiatives
  • Crafting powerful and impactful messages and talking points
  • Testing and refining language based on stakeholder insights
  • Developing and deploying content strategies for target audiences (including overseeing/producing video, podcast and written content)
  • Cultivating innovative partnerships with media, clinical, patient advocacy, and/or academic organizations
  • Securing and preparing executive speaking engagements
  • Managing external partners and providing regular written and oral progress updates
  • Leverage cutting-edge data, analytics and AI platforms to determine campaign resonance, effectiveness and next best actions
  • Establish strong and collaborative working relations with internal stakeholders and external agency partners to anticipate issues before they arise and collaborate to develop plans to manage issues
  • Help business stakeholders appropriately assess risk of decisions and prepare for different scenarios and outcomes

FAQs

What experience is required for the Senior Advisor, Policy Communications role at Cigna?

The ideal candidate should have at least 8-12 years of experience working in public relations, political/policy communications, public/corporate affairs, or media relations within the healthcare and pharmaceutical policy landscape. Capitol Hill, state government, or trade association experience is a plus.

What are the key responsibilities of the Senior Advisor, Policy Communications at Cigna?

The key responsibilities include creating and executing public affairs strategies, conducting environmental analysis of current issues, providing insights and solutions for key policy initiatives, crafting impactful messages and talking points, developing content strategies, securing executive speaking engagements, managing external partners, and leveraging data and analytics for campaign effectiveness.

What qualifications should the ideal candidate possess for the role of Senior Advisor, Policy Communications at Cigna?

The ideal candidate should have a deep understanding of healthcare and pharmaceutical policy issues, strong writing and editing skills, experience in crisis and reputation management, the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines, experience in a global, deadline-sensitive environment, tact and discretion with confidential information, and a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in communications, journalism, or health policy.

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Mission & Purpose

The Cigna Group is a global health company committed to creating a better future built on the vitality of every individual and every community. We relentlessly challenge ourselves to partner and innovate solutions for better health. The Cigna Group includes products and services marketed under Cigna Healthcare, Evernorth Health Services or its subsidiaries. The Cigna Group maintains sales capabilities in more than 30 countries and jurisdictions, and has more than 190 million customer relationships around the world.