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Cigna External Communications - Senior Manager in St. Louis, Missouri

Cigna is seeking an accomplished and highly motivated professional for the position of Senior Manager, External Communications to help shape and execute the company’s strategic communications. This individual will help manage the development of high impact strategies designed to drive the Cigna mission and vision forward by effectively communicating with national media, third party influencers and other stakeholders. The role will also work to strengthen the presence of the Communication’s function within the organization by driving integration and collaboration with internal stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Develop external communications strategies (proactive and reactive), in collaboration with Senior Director of External Communications

  • Support public affairs programming and initiatives to promote and protect brand reputation

  • Support enterprise and CEO thought leadership strategies and programming

  • Establish strong and collaborative working relations with other leaders within Communications and across the organization (i.e. Marketing, Government Affairs, Foundation, business segments, etc.)

  • Monitor and evaluate results of communications programs, using key metrics to track progress and insights for continuous improvement

Our Ideal Candidate Will Offer:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in communications, journalism or related discipline

  • At least 10-12 years of experience working in public relations, communications, public affairs or media relations

  • Deep understanding of media relations strategies and tactics in the health care industry, with an existing network of relevant reporter relationships

  • Strong writing and editing skills; ability to write for a variety of audiences across multiple communication channels and vehicles

  • Evidence of keen insight into the integration between business and communications’ objectives

  • Tact and discretion to work with confidential information and Cigna employees at all levels

  • Experience working in a global, highly-matrixed, deadline-sensitive environment

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

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