Anthem
Nationwide

Description

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater 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 benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Government Relations Director/Sr.

Location: East Coast or Midwest

‘Please Note: This position may be filled at either the Government Relations Director or Government Relations Director Sr. level. Manager will determine level based upon the selected applicant’s skillset relative to the qualifications listed for this position.’

The Government Relations Director is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to advocate enterprise and state specific legislative and regulatory positions in less complex legislative and/or regulatory environments for the Commercial and Government Business Divisions. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Develops and implements strategies to advocate enterprise and state specific legislative and regulatory positions to support business goals and objectives.
  • Represents the enterprise and its specific businesses in advocacy efforts.
  • Establishes and maintains strong relationships with legislators, regulators, other policymakers and their staff.
  • Develops strategies for utilizing PAC and/or corporate political contributions.
  • Maintains coalitions and target grassroots capabilities.
  • Consults with SBUs and CEEs to inform and support business planning processes and proactively raise and address issues of concern.
  • Makes internal and external written and oral presentations on behalf of the company.
  • Develops and carries out tactics and strategies to influence trade associations and other advocacy organizations.
  • Generally works with legislative sessions year round in less complex legislative and/or regulatory environments.

The Government Relations Director Sr. is responsible for the above responsibilities in addition to: Developing and implementing strategies to advocate enterprise and large state specific legislative and regulatory positions in the most complex legislative and/or regulatory environments, directing and overseeing the resolution of most highly complex, varied and sensitive political issues within the region, and may have federal or multi-state responsibility. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Develops and implements strategies to advocate enterprise and state specific legislative and regulatory positions to support business goals and objectives, which may include: serving as the lead business owner for the rate setting process with state regulators; establishing and implementing proactive strategies to bring new products or extensions of current products to market; monitoring market databases and product review to analyze opportunities.
  • Manages budgets and issues of importance to the enterprise and contracted lobbying staff.
  • Acts as a team lead.

Qualifications

Government Relations Director

  • Requires a BA/BS in a related field.
  • 8 years of legislative, regulatory, political, public affairs or industry experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Healthcare experience preferred.
  • Medicaid experience a plus.
  • Business Development experience a plus.

Government Relations Director Sr.

  • Requires a BA/BS in a related field.
  • 10 years of legislative, regulatory, political, public affairs or industry experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • MS preferred.
  • Healthcare experience preferred.
  • Medicaid experience a plus.
  • Business Development experience a plus.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2014 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at antheminc.com/careers. EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.

*WARNING : Please beware of phishing scams that promote work-at-home opportunities and which may also pose as legitimate companies. Please be advised that an Anthem recruiter will never ask you for a credit card, send you a check, or ask you for any type of payment as part of consideration for a role with our company. All of our careers require that you first complete an online application.

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Job Posted: August 30, 2017
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