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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Prime Therapeutics LLC - Communications Specialist

Job Description:
Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) is an innovative and emerging leader in the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) industry. Our mission is to provide the highest quality care and service for our members and empower clients to make informed decisions in health care management. Our strategy is to integrate pharmacy and health management for clinical, financial and ultimately member gain. We proudly serve over 14.6 million members across the United States.

If you are looking to make a difference in the lives of others, along with opportunities to develop and advance your career, come join our rapidly growing and dynamic company. We are headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota with major locations in Nebraska, New Mexico and Texas.

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for supporting public relations and marketing communications activities, primarily focused on external audiences. The position collaborates with sales and marketing, clinical, account management and other departments to support a variety of communications activities including press releases, newsletter articles, case studies, member letters and various company communications. In addition, the position provides general marketing communications assistance for company and department projects as needed.

Responsibilities:

•At the direction of the Director of Public Relations, support the company’s public relations and marketing communications program. Write and edit Prime press releases, talking points and newsletter articles, working with key contacts from all Prime departments to ensure accuracy and critical content.

•Provide event management support for Prime’s client meetings and events, including overall communication and coordination, venue and entertainment selection and presentation development, as well as proactively gather post-event feedback from participants on effectiveness. Responsible for ensuring presentations are cohesive, on message and brand-compliant. Manage outsourced meeting planner where appropriate.

•Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop member-level communications that convey drug discontinuations or shortages, changes in benefit coverage or formulary changes. Responsible for managing all aspects of review and approval process to guarantee messaging that meets all regulatory requirements and meet brand standards.

•Provide oversight for management and coordination of prime’s promotional store, including vendor management, product selection and promotion. Provide direction to Communications Planner to ensure adherence to corporate brand, style and key messages.

•Support the public relations function through the ongoing monitoring of editorial calendars and other strategic opportunities. Track and report news coverage.

•Assist with supporting other client marketing communication needs and other marketing projects as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field.
•Minimum of 2 to 3 years experience in marketing or communications role.
•Health care industry experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Ability to meet tight deadlines and balance multiple projects.
•Proficient in Microsoft Office software.
•Ambitious self-starter who is eager to grow with the job and take on additional responsibilities.

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