Overview

The Government Affairs Principal will be a key contributor to the Government Affairs team and work with colleagues across Cigna’s Public Policy and Government Affairs team and across entire organization to support the development, execution, and tracking of federal public policy and advocacy strategies. These priorities are organizationally cross-cutting and require a high degree of organization and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.Responsibilities:Responsible for implementing Cigna’s legislative, policy, and political strategies on key health care public policy issues before Congress.Closely monitor, track, and report on the status of legislative issues, projects, and work streams as assigned.Supports advocacy efforts by conducting proactive outreach and communication of policy positions to members of Congress and legislative staff.Assists in planning and executing legislative and public affairs events (e.g., hill briefings).Assists in developing advocacy materials on Cigna’s legislative and public policy priorities.Represents Cigna in a professional and constructive manner in meetings with national associations and stakeholder initiatives.Represents Cignas Political Action Committee at political events for members of Congress, which may include traveling to Cigna facilities.Organize and engage with grassroots and stakeholder initiatives aligned to Cigna’s legislative and public policy priorities.Qualifications:Possesses a good understanding of federal lobbying and health care public policy issues.Federal employment ie capitol hill or administration past experience required Bachelor degreeStrong analytical writing and verbal communications skills.A successful candidate will be a self-starter, detail-oriented, responsive, mature, and diplomatic with a proven ability to work in a team-based environment.Demonstrated ability to analyze, understand, and explain complex policy issues.Proven, effective oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills necessary to interact with a variety of Cigna employees, clients, and legislators.Strong team player with the ability to work both collaboratively and independentlyKeen judgment and ability to manage competing priorities.Professional presence and proven ability to instill confidence and earn credibility with internal and external audiences.This position requires someone in the DC area.About CignaCigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.When you work with Cigna, youll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich peoples lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: for support. Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.Tracking

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