Specialist, Marketing and Communications

  • Ascension
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Aug 08, 2019
Full time Other

Job Description


Why Join Ascension?

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As a Specialist, Marketing and Communications with Ascension, you will have the opportunity to initiate, plan and coordinate marketing and/or public relation functions for the organization.


  • Coordinates and manages marketing materials for events, programs, and screenings sponsored by the organization.
  • Coordinates and distributes content for marketing and advertising materials.
  • Oversees the logistics and production of marketing materials, campaigns and special projects.
  • Organizes events and delivers event and marketing materials in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of communications, marketing and/or project plans.
  • Coordinates planning and execution of marketing tactics to ensure effective and timely completion.
  • Creates and schedules social media posts to support local healthcare growth goals.
  • Executes direct-to-consumer direct mail and email marketing campaigns based on growth targets and market segmentation.
  • Implements tactics that align with brand voice and “key messages'.
  • Ensures communication and marketing outputs are consistent, accurate and appropriate.
  • Provides oversight of locally generated marketing collateral.
  • Supports internal clients with training of collateral template projects.
  • Provides marketing account management to service line leads.
  • Supports web content generation
  • Provides ad management and creative allocation support.

Job Requirements

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or public relations preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Three (3) years of experience in marketing and/or communications in a specialty area such as branding and marketing, internal communications, public & media relations and/or digital communications required.
  • Understanding of computer systems and project management practices preferred.