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Sanford Health Sr. Communications Specialist in Fargo, North Dakota

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: 45th St Business Center - IT
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 200 45th St S, Fargo, ND 58103, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: 27.50

Job Summary

The communication specialist is responsible for planning, developing and implementing internal communication strategies across the enterprise and helps to create informed, engaged, and inspired workforce through the development of effective internal communications. Responsible for the effective delivery of employee communication programs through a wide range of mediums to create impact and engagement. This individual will be the point person and will lead the planning, organization and coordination of internal communication for specific departments and initiatives. Develops internal communications tactics including email, video, and intranet. Authors own stories through Sanford Health News. Assists in the development of corporate communication materials and messages used for external audiences. Ensure that the right messages are going to the right audiences at the right time. Ensures messages are delivered in the appropriate voice and with the appropriate creative presentation, including visual imagery, videos, or graphics. Trains the organization on the use of best methods and templates. Serves as a primary communication resource and expert for assigned areas of responsibility. Fosters relationships with key stakeholders. Creates simple, clear and effective communication for all levels with Sanford Health. Partners with the creative team in marketing to add visual, video and animation elements to communications where appropriate. Creates and maintains positive working relationships with partners and stakeholders to understand priorities and needs. Conducts final review and approval before communications are released.


Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field is required. Master's in Business Administration (MBA) or Master’s degree in communications or related field is preferred.

Minimum of three years relevant communication and/or writing experience, preferably in a large and complex corporate setting, is required.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Marketing and Communications
Req Number: R-73210
Featured: No