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Media & Public Relations Specialist

Company: Centene Corporation
Location: Charlotte, NC
Job Type: Full Time
Date Available: 11/1/2021

You could be the one who changes everything for our 25 million members. Centene is transforming the health of our communities, one person at a time. As a diversified, multi-national organization, you’ll have access to competitive benefits including a fresh perspective on workplace flexibility.

Position Purpose: 

  • Develop materials to effectively support the communication plan, including press releases, brochures, newsletters and promotional opportunities
  • Ensure the media distribution of press clippings are timely and efficient and cover all relevant areas, issues and subsidiaries
  • Assist in the analysis of industry and competitive news that impact the organization, its subsidiaries and/or the industry and recommend action plans
  • Assist in the development and implementation of media and public relations strategies
  • Assist in the development of target media lists, proposals for news stories, and coordinating media interviews with company executives
  • Build and maintain relationships with key media partners and continuously grow the positive reputation of the corporation

Centene's Comprehensive Benefits Package:

  • Flexible work solutions including remote options, hybrid work schedules and dress flexibility
  • Competitive pay
  • Paid Time Off including paid holidays
  • Health insurance coverage for you and dependents
  • 401(k) and stock purchase plans
  • Tuition reimbursement and best-in-class training and development

Develop and implement media strategies and public relations plans to engage and educate external audiences on Centene’s mission, vision, goals and progress. Promote local, regional and national awareness of Centene’s policies, values, and mission to a diverse audience including the media, general public, government and healthcare communities.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.


Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field. 3+ years of media relations, public relations, or communications experience. 5+ years of media relations, public relations, or communications experience preferred. Experience working in a managed care, insurance, or healthcare environment preferred. Public or media relations agency experience is a plus. Outstanding communications skills (oral, written, and presentation). Excellent organizational and planning skills; ability to work quickly under pressure, managing and prioritizing multiple assignments.

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