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Chenega Corporation Vice President, Corp Comm-CORP in Anchorage, Alaska



Company Job Title: Vice President, Corporate Communications

Chenega Job Title: Vice President, Corporate Communications

Clearance: Background Check

Location: Anchorage, AK

Reports To: Chief Operations Officer

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time

Prepared Date: 08-07-2019

Approved Date: 08-07-2019


  • The Vice President, Communications directs internal and external communications and plays an integral role in shaping the profile and reputation of Chenega Corporation. This hands-on role will define and set priorities, clarify and manage key messaging, supports the communication needs of the organization, employees, Board of Directors and Chenega Shareholders.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides public relations counsel to executive staff and oversees strategic planning, implementation, management, and evaluation of the corporation’s public relations and communication plans.

  • Promotes, maintains, and defends corporate reputation; builds proactive strategies and executes rapid response to time sensitive messaging.

  • Develops and implements an integrated strategic communications plan to advance Chenega Corporation’s identity; broaden awareness of its programs and priorities; and increases the visibility of its programs across key internal and external stakeholders.

  • Provides advanced comprehensive writing and presentation support for all internal and external communications, tools, including employee and shareholder newsletters, web site, and multimedia and e-marketing materials.

  • Identify challenges and emerging issues faced by the organization. Works with leadership teams to recognize internal and external communications opportunities and solutions.

  • Implements best practice methodologies and supports cross-departmental collaboration for all enterprise level initiatives.

  • Champions cultural initiatives.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

Demonstrated career experience with mid to large size organizations in progressive roles in public or media relations. Prefer direct or indirect experience with an Alaska Native Corporation. A bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications or related discipline. Master’s degree preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Alaska-Anchorage

Organization: Chenega Corporation
Strategic Business Unit: Corporate
Security Requirements: Background Check
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Greer Thomas
Req ID: 1900003186