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Digital/Social Media Specialist

We Are Hiring

Digital/Social Media Specialist

Location: The Greater St. Louis area OR a location within distance to one of our Ascension healthcare ministries or offices.

Do you have a creative drive and want to join a world class social media team of creators, makers, and doers? Engage your target audience and grow awareness of our ASCENSION NURSING BRAND by posting valuable content. Come grow with us!

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 Digital/Social Media Specialist Professional you'll be supporting our Nursing Transformation. You'll deliver creative, compelling social media and blog content for nursing using approved digital platforms. In addition, you'll create, curate, and manage approvals and posting for published content for online and social media use.


  • Sources and produces nursing and care excellence content for use online and in social media
  • Manages approval process as part of Ascension Marketing
  • Creates and oversees content calendar and ensures proper voice and messaging is used across digital platforms.
  • Develops engaging text, image and video content and ensuring optimal integration of content across all platforms
  • When appropriate, evolves content for use in other internal communications channels
  • Designs posts to sustain readers’ curiosity and engagement around Ascension nursing
  • Facilitates online conversations between nurses and nursing leadership and responding to questions in consultation with designated Marketing/Communications and Clinical Operations leads
  • Collaborates with Talent Acquisition and other functional departments to ensure that posts support recruitment, growth, compliance and care delivery goals
  • Providing regular reports about online activity and customer engagement
  • Developing an optimal posting schedule for each channel based on defined metrics

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.
  • Degree in Marketing, Communications or related field preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 4 years of experience preferred.
  • Professional experience in social media marketing preferred.


  • Ability to travel up to 40%

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: 362269
Category: Business Administration
Facility: MOSTL Ascension Communications
Ministry: Ascension
Location: St Louis, MO

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