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Senior Manager, Public Relations

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Senior Manager, Public Relations

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You could be the one who changes everything for our 28 million members. Centene is transforming the health of our communities, one person at a time. As a diversified, national organization, you’ll have access to competitive benefits including a fresh perspective on workplace flexibility.

Position Purpose: Manage and execute media and public relations efforts for Corporate products, regional health plans and other subsidiaries, including proactive media, public relations and crisis communications.
  • Provide strategic communication counsel and guidance to subsidiaries within assigned regions, including proactive public relations initiatives and issues management.
  • Oversee Public Relations for Markets and Product subsidiaries.
  • Oversee review and approval process between subsidiaries and corporate senior management for public relations activities.
  • Monitor and analyze Centene, industry and competitive trends that impact the organization, and recommend and implement action plans.
  • Oversee Corporate Public Relations efforts related to national programs, M&A activities and business development activities.
  • Manage department staff including hiring, performance management and career development to ensure alignment with defined goals.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or related field. Master’s degree preferred. 6+ years of experience in media relations, public relations, or communications. Experience working in a managed care, insurance, or healthcare environment preferredPay Range: $103,500.00 - $191,600.00 per year

Centene offers a comprehensive benefits package including: competitive pay, health insurance, 401K and stock purchase plans, tuition reimbursement, paid time off plus holidays, and a flexible approach to work with remote, hybrid, field or office work schedules. Actual pay will be adjusted based on an individual's skills, experience, education, and other job-related factors permitted by law. Total compensation may also include additional forms of incentives.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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