The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), a non-partisan legislative branch agency that provides policy and data analysis and makes recommendations on a wide array of issues affecting Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), is seeking a director of communications to serve as its point person for media relations; lead production of MACPAC’s print publications and publications on our website; and develop creative ways to ensure awareness of the Commission’s research and analyses by state and federal policymakers, the media, researchers, and other Medicaid stakeholders.
Qualified applicants will have a successful track record in each of the core functions noted above, with at least 10 years of experience in communications related to health policy. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required as are strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Familiarity with WordPress, Adobe Illustrator, and Constant Contact e-mail marketing is advantageous in carrying out the day-to-day duties of the job, but not required for consideration. More information about MACPAC and on the major duties, qualifications, and application requirements is available at the career opportunities section of our website here.