Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Administration and Special Projects Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
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The mission of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation is to expand access to health care. Through grants and policy initiatives, the Foundation works with public and private organizations to broaden health coverage and reduce barriers to care for low-income and vulnerable residents of Massachusetts.
We are currently seeking an Administration and Special Projects Manager. This is a multi-faceted position that includes Administration duties as well as Special Projects management.
Create and manage annual budget in collaboration with functional areas within BCBSMA such as Treasury, Finance and the Finance & Audit committee
Seek ways to simplify process and procedures to ensure operational efficiency to maximize Foundation resources and activities
Create, manage, and distribute annual calendar of activities
Assist Foundation President in achieving organizational goals
Assist with board and governance matters
Drive a multi-tiered awareness and communication strategy to build support, strengthen alliances and create an external environment favorable to the Foundation
Manage Foundation's communications: publications, press releases, eblasts and website
Manage Annual Report: selection and supervision of outside vendors, budget, and content
Manage day-to day media relations
Expand the visibility and public presence of the Foundation: Forge, develop and refine a diverse range of relationships and partnerships with advocates, the public, policymakers, health care providers and professionals, the media and other leaders.
Seek speaking and other opportunities for president and prepare presentations
Manage the Foundation's forums and public meetings
Maintain collaborative working relationships with BCBSMA Corporate areas
Increase internal awareness and support for the Foundation
Collaborate with leaders from all areas of the company to review issues, integrate project activities, clarify expectations and improve the flow of communication
Communicate policy and program developments through an internal communications plan
Sit on corporate external affairs committee
Coordinate content for regulatory and annual reports
Launch and manage special projects as part of Foundation Team
Participate in Foundation strategic planning
Take lead on certain new Foundation initiatives
Conduct research, convene stakeholders and develop project models as required
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s in Health Policy or related field preferred.
Minimum five years’ experience in healthcare policy and/or management.
Passion for enhancing healthcare for low-income and vulnerable populations.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Proven collaborator who excels on a small team.
LocationBostonTime TypeFull time
Voted as one of the Most Admired Health Care Companies in 2014 by Boston Business Journal, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is a community-focused, tax-paying, not-for-profit health plan headquartered in Boston. We have been a market leader for over 75 years, and are consistently ranked among the nation's best health plans. Our daily efforts are dedicated to effectively serving our 2.8 million members, and consistently offering security, stability, and peace of mind to both our members and associates.
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We are committed to investing in your development and providing the necessary resources to enable your success. We are dedicated to creating a refreshing and rewarding workplace that promotes excellence and provides opportunities for employees to forge their unique career path. We take pride in our diverse, community-centric, wellness-focused culture and believe every member of our team deserves to enjoy a positive work-life balance.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.
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