Government Relations Specialist

17 Jan, 2023


Government Relations Specialist

Health Care Service Corp.
Oklahoma City, OK

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Job Summary


This position plays a key role in coordinating the Oklahoma Government Relations and Public Affairs strategic plan and assisting the Director and AVP with advocacy activities and tactics with regard to the Oklahoma Legislature, various state agencies and business partners, and the OK Insurance Department.







This position is responsible for:


-Identifying legislative and regulatory opportunities to support business and policy objectives


-Monitoring, tracking and reporting on legislation.


-Participating in the development and implementation of strategies to influence public policy and working to enhance business relationships and reputation with elected officials, state agencies including the state health department, the state insurance department and within the insurance trade industry


-Coordinating the administration and oversight of the divisions state political action committee events and campaign contributions


-Developing and employs grass tops and grassroots advocacy for the division.


-Coordinating GR communication efforts including employee education efforts, internal social media postings, and legislative inquires.




*Bachelor’s Degree OR four (4) years’ experience which includes a combination of insurance industry, regulatory, legislative, state agency or communications.


*Five (5) additional years’ experience which includes a combination of insurance industry, regulatory, legislative, state agency or communications.


*Experience working with the public, decision makers or executive level personnel.


*Project management experience and ability to handle multiple projects.


*Verbal and written communication skills to include with and persuading policy makers; writing, editing, disseminating complex information in a clear, concise manner which is flexible to suit the needs of a diverse constituency.


*Independent judgment skills.


*PC proficiency to include Microsoft Word and internet based legislative tracking programs.





* Knowledge of the OK Legislative Process
















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Job posted: 2023-01-17