Anthem, Inc. Corporate Communications Director in Richmond, Virginia
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Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care. This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.
Corporate Communications Director
The Corporate Communications Director – HR will lead the development of internal communications supporting Anthem’s human resources strategy, with a strong connection to Anthem’s purpose, mission, and values. The Director should establish an enterprise-wide communications plan that leverages multiple channels and platforms within the company.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
- Build an end-to-end human resources communication strategic plan focused on internal communications within human resources and across the enterprise and lead/implement it autonomously. - Partner with the Culture and Transformation Communications Directors to ensure alignment and consistency in messaging. - Develop both enterprise-wide communications and tailored, audience-specific messages that highlight the value and importance of human resources initiatives, as well as the tactical use and integration of those initiatives. - Partner effectively across the organization and with key stakeholders to integrate and align communications to broader enterprise content. - Ensure that human resources messages and changes are embedded in communications across all aspects of the organization – operationally, strategically, and through change frameworks. - Identify awareness gaps and proactively develop communications solutions to increase understanding. - Support development of intranet content and related metrics programs for associate engagement and experience campaigns and other relevant materials. Work location: Any Anthem state; may consider other locations for most qualified applicant.
Minimum Requirements: Requires a BA/BS, preferably in English, Communications, Media or Journalism; 8 years of experience in a large organization or agency setting; or any combination of education and experience that would provide an equivalent background.
Preferred Qualifications: - Considered a subject matter expert in strategic communication. - Demonstrated ability to provide strategic counsel to business partners, envision and communicate creative solutions to business challenges, and successfully develop and implement communication strategies and tactics. - Fluency in change management strategies and best practices; proven success in implementing change across an organization. - Familiarity with principles and practices of HR, including recruitment, training and development, performance management preferred. - Knowledge of the managed care/healthcare insurance industry preferred.
Ideal candidate will possess the following: - Exceptional interpersonal, verbal communication skills, along with excellent writing and editing skills. - Sound business judgment and experience “connecting the dots” among seemingly unrelated topics. - Ability to synthesize difficult concepts into easily accessible language. - Ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously with minimal direction. - Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Please note: This is an individual contributor role.
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.
Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.