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Director of Communications

Illinois

Midwest


Job Description:

Our client, a leading medical liability insurance company, is seeking a Director of Communications. This role will lead the communications team; assist in the development of strategic communications, public relations and publications planning; and enhance the company’s public image through oversight of all social media and other mass communications platforms. This role is located in downtown Chicago.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support development and adaptation of messages and content to highlight organizational mission and policy goals.
  • In coordination with CAO and other team members, manage the company’s media relations function. This includes hands-on fielding of calls from consumer, insurance-related and other media outlets; analysis of interview requests; development of interview points/messages; and briefing of the company’s physician leaders.
  • Oversee the company’s publications (print and electronic).
  • Write and edit newsletters, news releases, talking points, letters to editor, editorials and other public materials.
  • Supervise and manage writing, editorial and design staff.
  • Develop sources and topic ideas; write news and organizational stories for newsletters, brochures, marketing pieces and other publications.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree; master’s degree (preferred)
  • 8+ years of experience at increasing levels of responsibility, including demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Excellent writing, editing, managerial and interpersonal skills with capacity to translate highly technical insurance, medical and health-related topics into effective messages for print, broadcast and online publications
  • Experience managing digital platforms and social media channels
  • Knowledge of liability insurance or association experience (preferred)

 

Benefits:

Full benefits are offered.

 

Contact:

Sarah Radford

+1 (312) 884-0432

sradford@jacobsononline.com


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  • Job At-A-Glance

  • Category
    Sales & Marketing

    Industry
    P/C

    Type
    Direct Hire

    Location
    Illinois
    Midwest

    Reference ID
    21938

    Contact
    Sarah Radford
    sradford@jacobsononline.com



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