Sr Communications Cnslt - 50370BR

Jun 10, 2018
Jul 08, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Req ID: 50370BR


**Office based in Hartford CT or New York,NY**

Exciting opportunity to join Aetna's Behavioral Health Communications team and support our fast paced and growing business as Sr. Communications Consultant.

We are looking for an experienced communications professional to support Aetna's Behavioral Health business. The Sr. Communications Consultant will be working directly with the head of Behavioral Health, supporting the development, implementation and execution of communication strategies. This will include effectively communicating Aetna's innovation and thought leadership in Behavioral Health and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) businesses to key stakeholders. The Senior Communications Consultant must also develop and execute internal communications strategies that engage employees in the Behavioral Health business and enterprise-wide initiatives at Aetna. The Senior Communications Consultant must be able to provide sound communication guidance and ensure the successful execution of plans.

Fundamental Components:Develop communication strategies using best practices, innovative ideas and audience insight. Seamlessly and expertly execute communication plans. Sets priorities for or with project teams, including developing and delivering communication plans and supporting necessary work. Align business-specific communication efforts with overall Aetna communications messages and goals. Ensure that all communications are error-free, accurate, appropriately approved and consistent with Aetnas core values. Ability to measure program effectiveness, actively reviewing results and willingly making adjustments to improve efficacy.BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:Requires advanced knowledge and specialized expertise in at least one communication discipline and experience in one of several sub-disciplines (may include media/public relations, internal/executive communications, public affairs, and marketing or community relations).Experience developing and executing successful communication programs at the enterprise level or for major business organizations.Experience in writing and editing all kinds of communication on short notice and as part of long-term initiatives.Track record of proactively identifying and pursuing relevant opportunities that resulted in increased audience awareness and understanding of the core message(s).Demonstrated ability to build relationships and collaborate with other communication professionals toward a common goal.Experience developing and executing successful communication program.Experience writing and editing various forms of communication.Ability to create opportunities to increase audience awareness and understanding of core messages.Ability to build relationships and partner with cross-functional team members.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Ability to collaborate with key decision makers

Strong writing and editing skills

Effective team player with proven ability to work with cross-functional teams

Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion and professionalism

Commitment to quality while being able to prioritize and excel in a fast paced environment

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.


Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Communications

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