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Marketing Specialist

We Are Hiring

Marketing Specialist

523 Mainstream Dr - Nashville, TN

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 Marketing Specialist, you will work collaboratively with marketing and sales team leadership to implement strategies in branding, marketing, and internal

and external communications that advance the organization's population health management goals.


  • Ensures that communications are consistent, accurate and appropriate to support the organization's identity and further its strategies and mission.

  • Supports Marketing and Communications leadership and staff by developing and implementing communications that foster stakeholder engagement and external understanding of the organization's commitment to high quality services and strategic priorities.

  • Creates and implements marketing tactics that reflect the organization's direction and position including, but not limited to, newsletters, presentations, talking points, brochures, flyers, webinars, videos, and other marketing materials.

  • Works collaboratively with third-party vendors, such as graphic designers or videographers, to ensure high quality outcomes.

  • Uses appropriate metrics and measurement strategies to optimize best practices and process improvement and ensures effective use of resources.

  • Works with other marketing team associates on collaborative projects as needed.

  • Ideate, develop and design presentations and other sales support materials for clients and prospects including Requests for Proposal (RFP).

  • Work directly and effectively with Sales associates and leadership and subject matter experts to write and maintain (keep updated) original and product-specific RFP content, and, importantly, to be able to effectively customize that content for specific sales situations as needed.

  • Sets and meets deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; coordinating requirements with all contributors; and contributing deliverable status information to review meetings.

  • Track and assess competitive products and identify opportunities and changes in competitive offerings and positioning.

  • Develops proposal layouts with incorporation and adherence of style guides and branding.

  • Develops graphics to support the written material.

  • Proofreading, editing and standardizing of proposal content.

  • Use and maintain industry-specific Customer Relationship Management (CRM) / proposal automation software including, but not limited to Salesforce and other RFP management tools.

  • Other assigned sales support duties and post-contract award requests as needed.

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 (B.A.or B.S.) in Marketing, Communications, Business or a related field or equivalent; or equivalent combination of education and experience is strongly preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Population health or healthcare background is preferred.

  • 2 years of leadership or management experience preferred.

  • High degree of proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud/Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) preferred, but not required.

  • Experience with Salesforce is preferred.

  • Strong written and oral communications skills; communicates clearly in writing and uses correct spelling and grammar.

  • Work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines and demands.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 349029
Category: Business Administration
Facility: MOSTL Value Creation Office
Ministry: Ascension
Location: Nashville, TN

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