Senior Director of Government Relations

This position supports Inclusive Policy and Advocacy and will be responsible for engaging with various communities e.g., disability, aging, LGBTQA+, and Foster Care, and addressing the relevant healthcare policy, collaborations, and benefit design issues and opportunities.  Focus areas include but are not limited to: Serving as a subject matter expert on disability, aging, and MLTSS policies, initiatives, and plan activities; RFP support; stakeholder engagement; advocate convening; and Social Drivers of Health.
 
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: 
  • Represents the enterprise and its specific businesses in advocacy efforts. Establishes and maintains strong relationships with advocates, community-based organizations, policymakers, and their staff that will support membership and growth.
  • Develops and implements strategies to advocate enterprise positions to support business goals and objectives, which may include: 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. 
  • Makes internal and external written and oral presentations on behalf of the company such as conference presentations, disability/aging/disparities competency sessions. 
  • Develops coalitions and targets grassroots capabilities. 
  • Manages budgets and issues of importance to the enterprise and contracted lobbying staff, and may act as a team lead. 
  • Serves as a leader in trade associations and other advocacy organizations to influence their positions, tactics, and strategies to support enterprise goals. 
  • Generally supports the most complex legislative and/or regulatory environments at the state and federal levels. 
 
Minimum requirements:
  • Requires a BA/BS in a related field; 10 years of legislative, policy, advocacy, public affairs, or community based organization leadership experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. MS preferred.
  • Must have experience with any of the following areas of expertise such as disability, aging, foster care, social drivers of health, health disparities etc.
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Organization: 
Anthem, Inc.
Date Posted: 
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Date Closing: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Salary Range: 
$142,800 - $178,500
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time