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Digital Communications Specialist

CHI Saint Joseph Health System Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

The posted compensation range of $21.80 - $31.62 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-343201 Employment Type Full Time Department Marketing Department Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday Remote No Category Marketing and Communications

CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals specialty clinics and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations across Central and Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Job Summary / Purpose

The Digital Marketing & Communication Specialist is responsible for performing writing, design and project coordination functions related to Marketing and Communications activities in conjunction with internal and external communications.

This job is responsible for participating in the planning, coordinating and implementing of internal initiatives for the CHI Saint Joseph Health Health Marketing & Communications Department.  An incumbent works closely with CHI Saint Joseph Health administration, providers and community, as well as colleagues in the Marketing and Communications department, in support of the organization’s business and communications goals within the assigned functional area.   

Work includes, but is not limited to: 1) writing articles for both internal and external audiences; 2) creating multimedia content for internal and external channels, including social media, internal newsletters and consumer publications; 3) coordinating and implementing strategies for, the organization’s intranet; 4) assisting with tasks related to, including posting to the the consumer website; 5) working with agency partners and internal staff to coordinate projects; 6) assisting with media relations efforts and tracking media; 7) providing administrative support to the department.

An incumbent is exposed to confidential information which includes frequent contact with internal customers, event committees, vendors, public and other staff in order to support organizational objectives.

This position also supports the web-based communications strategy and structure, including web-based tools, social media and the intranet. 


Minimum Qualifications

Required Education and Experience 

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, English, Communications, Public Relations or a related field.

Required Licensure and Certifications


Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Training

Two years related work experience that would demonstrate attainment of the requisite job knowledge/abilities.  An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position may be considered in lieu of education. Strong skills in written and verbal communications are required. Must be able to create and build advertisements, flyers and other publication materials. Must have strong written and oral communications skills. Must have organizational skills to handle multiple priorities and projects at one time. Must be willing and able to assist with coordination and staffing of events at the hospitals and in the community. Must possess strong interpersonal relationship skills to interface with the public and employees, and work effectively with a wide variety of people on a variety of projects. Ability to plan, organize and carry out tasks with minimal supervision.  Must be able to occasionally adjust work hours to accommodate department needs. Working experience in healthcare preferred. Work experience involving social media, photography and videography  and Google Platforms preferred.


While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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