New Directions Behavioral Health, founded in 1995, is dedicated to helping people find a healthy balance and improve health through positive change. We offer managed behavioral healthcare, employee assistance, organizational consulting, and health coaching programs.
As behavior change experts, we provide a full range of proven practices to help individuals attain healthier and more balanced lifestyles. In fact, we serve the behavioral health needs of millions of people in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, and across the nation.
New Directions is the fastest growing behavioral health care company. Our services have earned national recognition and awards for innovation and best practices. And we are accredited by NCQA as an MBHO and by URAC for utilization management and case management.
New Directions is seeking a Communications Manager in Kansas City, MO to be responsible for writing business proposals, developing presentations and creating written communications for members and providers. The Communications Manager will collaborate with all departments and with external stakeholders to ensure accurate, professional and timely documents.
The Communication Manager’s key responsibilities include:
Acts as administrator for the PMAPS proposal software
Coordinates with all departments to ensure accuracy of documents written or reviewed by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
Manages proposal projects via PMAPS
Writes EAP and MBH proposals
Assists Sales and Account Management with EAP proposals
Collaborates with RFP Consultant to review and rewrite proposal templates for EAP, MBH, and other projects as assigned
Assists in preparation of the following publications
News and Views, monthly company newsletter
E-Directions, weekly tips program for EAP
Healthy Directions, monthly wellness newsletter
Clinical articles for website
Provides backup to Communications Director to assist in preparing communications such as the CEO Blog, internal announcements, materials with clinical focus, and others as assigned
Uses Adobe Creative Suite to assist Marketing Manager in preparation or revision of promotional and marketing collateral
Coordinates changes to the website ( www.ndbh.com ) in collaboration with the Marketing Manager and IT
Provides ad hoc editing for written materials developed within the Company
Master’s degree in a behavioral health field (psychology, social work, counseling, marriage& family)
Clinical license for independent practice in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and/or Florida
Minimum three years clinical experience
Experience using Microsoft Office products, especially Word and Power Point
Training or experience in adult education
Demonstrated training or experience in writing grants and/or business proposals
Experience with Adobe Create Suite
Experience with PMAPS proposal software
Undergraduate degree in English or Journalism
If you’re ready to join a team of professionals that are dedicated to making a difference, we want to hear from you!
New Directions Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/V/F.
We offer a very competitive compensation and benefits package.
For consideration, please apply on-line at www.ndbh.com/careers.