Manager, Labor Relations Communications
Denver, CO 
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description
2000 16th Street,Denver,Colorado,80202,United States of America


The labor relations communications manager supports internal and external communications initiatives as part of DaVita's centralized communications team. This role will deliver on a key objective: creating compelling content that helps build and protect DaVita's reputation as an employer of choice with current and prospective teammates. The ideal candidate will have a background supporting labor relations strategies and/or policy communications. Key duties include the creation of teammate-facing content and collateral, paid and organic social media and proactive and reactive media relations. Candidates must be highly collaborative and comfortable working in a fast-paced and demanding environment.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position may have supervisory responsibilities.


The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive.

  • The ideal candidate will have a background supporting labor relations strategies and/or policy communications.
  • Work with team leads and representatives across the Village to implement a labor relations communications strategy that will advance DaVita's reputation and goals;
  • Develop creative internal and external communication campaigns aimed at highlighting what makes DaVita a special place to work;
  • Equip field leaders with relevant material as issues/needs arise, including the development of conversation guides, talking points and more;
  • Project manage the creation of teammate-facing collateral and swag;
  • Support media relations and state government affairs teams, including development of responsive statements and story mining;
  • Craft paid and organic social media content;
  • In partnership with government affairs, oversee creation of assorted policy/legislative communications;
  • In partnership with Physician Experience and Patient Experience teams, develop physician and patient communications, as needed;
  • Work with creative experts to develop supporting visual content, review/edit assets and manage the content review process;
  • Effectively partner with other internal and external stakeholders to maintain strong working relationships and seek alignment on ongoing projects;
  • Thoughtfully collaborate with other internal and external stakeholders to leverage all pertinent distribution channels to maximize reach;
  • Establish positive rapport with Village partners, serve as a strategic partner and trusted resource to leaders;
  • Support with other special projects as needed, including open enrollment communications, new program/benefit launches, executive thought leadership initiatives and more;
  • Ability to oversee and manage multiple projects, drive for timely execution and track and report results.


Education, licenses, certification and experience required to fulfill the essential duties, including computer skills as required.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience preferred.
  • A minimum of 4-6 years of communications or related field.
  • Excellent writing, communications and presentation skills, with the ability to create content for a variety of audiences and channels required.
  • Labor relations and/or government affairs experience highly desired.
  • Media relations experience preferred, including knowledge of media operations, newsroom responsibilities and editorial decision-making.
  • Social media experience preferred, including knowledge of paid and organic strategies.
  • Executive thought leadership experience preferred, including speaking engagement vetting, speech/byline authorship and award submissions.
  • Agency and project management experience preferred.
  • Experience and understanding of traditional and emerging strategic communications and marketing trends and technologies.
  • Possess a cultural awareness and ability to tailor communication to culturally diverse audiences.

At DaVita, we strive to be a community first and a company second. We want all teammates to experience DaVita as "a place where I belong." Our goal is to embed Diversity & Belonging into everything we do in our Village, so that it becomes part of who we are. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. As such, individuals are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Salary/ Wage Range

$62,200.00-$91,300.00 / year

Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. DaVita offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Learn more at

*If this position is located in a region with minimum wage requirements, we will not pay less than the applicable minimum wage: Denver: $17.29/per hour for nonexempt roles, Colorado: $50k/year for exempt roles.
DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4 to 6 years
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