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Director Communications

Date:  Jun 18, 2022
Brand:  EyeMed Vision Care
Location: 

Mason, OH, US, 45040

Requisition ID: 636162 
Position:Full-Time
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information

 

There’s more to EyeMed than meets the eye. EyeMed is the fastest growing managed vision benefits company in the country with consistent double-digit membership growth! Through our commitment to innovation, we’re reimagining the way employers and their employees think about vision care. We want them to see life to the fullest and experience more of what’s best, not more of the same.  And if what’s best hasn’t been done yet, it’s our exceptional and passionate employees driving this change. But, our passion for vision isn’t just about vision insurance benefits. Our employees are proud to support and participate in life-altering global and local missions through our partnership with OneSight, a leading not-for-profit organization with a 100% focus on eradicating the world’s vision crisis.

 

Your family says a lot about who you are. EyeMed is a key member of the Luxottica family of companies, global leaders in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear.  In North America, Luxottica is the home to global brands Ray-Ban, Oakley and many top fashion house brands.  Our leading retail brands include LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, and Target Optical.

 

If you’re passionate about driving innovation and change and interested in a career in the optical and insurance industry, EyeMed wants to start the conversation and help provide you a growth-focused opportunity with America’s fastest growing vision benefits company.

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Director of Provider Communications & Public Relations powers our narratives among the eye care provider community, launches industry-leading provider materials and deepens our engagement within industry publications and social media. This passionate and high energy individual will work closely with the EyeMed executive team and other leaders within EssilorLuxottica to drive awareness, preference, and position in the market among eye care providers.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leads provider-facing communications, marketing, public relations and social media. This includes program development, setting and managing project schedules, objectives and key performance indicators.
  • Builds the overall EyeMed brand image and strategic narratives among providers and within key industry publications
  • Leads and provides direction to the provider communications and PR team, including development of strategy, performance analysis, support professional development, provide oversight and direction for key objectives and projects, and assure the overall success of the team
  • Partners with PR and communications counterparts across the organization to bring cohesive strategies to life and elevate company-wide initiatives
  • Develops a range of provider communication strategies that may include messaging, email communications, direct mail, key talking points and more in partnership with key stakeholders
  • Designs and implements content strategies that cultivate relationships with media, engages target audiences, and boosts our brand awareness.
  • Works closely with the executive team, cross-functional partners, and the marketing team to develop our provider narratives and supporting content strategy and asset development.
  • Develops robust, integrated social media strategies for both provider and consumer audiences with a focus on Facebook, Instagram and key industry-specific channels.
  • Determines how to proactively and reactively respond to and address social posts and engagements from providers, members and consumers.
  • Works with team to develop core documents to aid a provider in working with EyeMed, including how-to sheets, tips and tricks, FAQ documents and more
  • Leads projects, key initiatives and creates engagement and enthusiasm among key internal stakeholders, including leadership, operations, strategy, product, and legal, as well as external partners with full-service PR, digital, marketing and/or creative agencies
  • Tracks engagement across various platforms and makes data-driven decisions.
  • Manages presence at industry events, trade shows, and conferences.
  • Ensures quality control and compliance of all information released.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or marketing
  • 10+ years of public relations, corporate communications and social media experience
  • 5+ years of experience developing and leading a team
  • Deep knowledge of public relations strategies and demonstrated experience working with C-Suite executives and industry thought leaders
  • A strong relationship-builder with the ability to work well with a network of peers and partners
  • Superior writing skills with the ability to articulate messages that resonate with key audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, identify/address problems, and meet deadlines

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in business, marketing, or related field of study
  • Benefits, insurance or healthcare industry experience

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 (be sure to provide your name and contact information so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.


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