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Communications Director in Albany, NY at Maximus, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Albany, NY
  • Job Type:
    Management
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/28/2018

Job Description

The Communications Director is responsible for managing all Project related communications including social media activities and internal communications.  This position also manages all contracts for Project.

Responsibilities
  • Direct Social Media Team to increase social media visibility and expand Brand and to provide users with exceptional customer support to enroll in health insurance coverage.
  • Implement department strategies for community management in support of the NY State of Health using Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and other social media platforms to facilitate enrollment of individuals in healthcare and to increase visibility, influence, and image of NY State of Health among consumers, opinion leaders (bloggers, social media influencers), and other individuals.
  • Direct Communications Team regarding design and development of all internal communications and reporting activities.  
  • Direct/manage full life cycle contract operations ensuring the organization’s interests are served, risks are appropriately mitigated and all Project objectives are met or exceeded.
  • Prepare periodic status reports to management covering areas of responsibility.
  • Provide strong leadership to numerous teams.
The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent years of experience.

  • 10 years of related experience.

  • 10 years of strong leadership/management experience.

  • Contract experience and demonstrated knowledge of all practices, procedures and processes involved in contract management of major operations contracts, as well as subcontract development, negotiation and management.

  • Includes 5 years of experience negotiating and managing complex agreements and contracts including government and other Public Sector clients.

  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple priorities, contracts and clients simultaneously while meeting all deadlines.

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication, and negotiation skills.

  • Must possess a high level of business acumen and ability to handle difficult situations which require diplomacy and tact with professionalism and efficiency.

  • Must possess strong management and leadership skills as well as planning and project management skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Experience in Healthcare industry a plus.

EEO Statement Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you.

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.