Executive Communications and Speechwriting Director

27 Apr, 2019


Executive Communications and Speechwriting Director

CVS Health
Woonsocket, RI|Hartford, CT|Manhattan, NY|Washington, DC
Job Description
CVS Health, a Fortune 7 company, is seeking an Executive Communications and Speechwriting Director to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will be a key driver of external stakeholder perception and internal employee engagement. You will support the company’s executive visibility strategy through the delivery of high-impact executive speeches, talking points, discussion guides and presentation materials for external and internal audiences. In addition, you will oversee the creation and maintenance of the corporate library of speaker content modules.
In this role, you will chair the cross-functional team that reviews speaking opportunities for members of our executive team and help to proactively identify venues for CVS Health to deliver its message. You will ensure that key elements of the company’s executive communications strategy are delivered on-time and on-message through the management and strategic application of internal resources and as needed external agencies and free-lance partners. This position requires the ability to travel and work flexible hours as necessary. You will report to the Vice President of Corporate Communications.
The successful candidate will possess the following skills:
-Ability to weave stories, facts and data together to drive home key messages in a memorable, humanistic way.
-Excellent oral and written communications, including editing and proofreading skills.
-Deliver quality content under tight deadlines.
-Maintain discretion and managing confidential information.
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including PowerPoint and Word.
-Executive presence, strong interpersonal skills, and ability to impact and influence critical decisions.
-Relentless attention to detail for flawless execution.
-Organization, multi-tasking and follow-up skills.Required Qualifications
-A minimum of ten years of experience in executive speechwriting and presentation preparation.

Preferred Qualifications
-Health care industry experience preferred, with knowledge of health care policy a plus.

-Bachelor’s degree required.

Business Overview
It’s a new day in health care.

Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we’re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you’ll be at the center of it all.

We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran – we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team. Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.

If technical issues are preventing you from applying to a position, contact Kenexa Helpdesk at 1-855-338-5609 or cvshealthsupport@us.ibm.com. For technical issues with the Virtual Job Tryout assessment, contact the Shaker Help Desk at 1-877-987-5352.

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Our Culture

CVS Health core values of Innovation, Collaboration, Caring, Integrity, and Accountability not only support our purpose of helping people on their path to better health for our customers and patients, but they also apply to how we support our more than 250,000 colleagues. You will find our culture at CVS Health, and our leaders encourage personal and professional growth.

Job posted: 2019-04-27