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Sanford Health Communication Specialist - Profile in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Communication Specialist | Profile | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Profile - Marketing - Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

Profile by Sanford, provider of personalized weight loss and

health coaching services and one of America’s fastest-growing franchisors,

seeks a Communications Specialist who can leverage exceptional written

communication skills to assist in taking our business development and marketing

efforts to the next level.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for a highly motivated

communications professional to manage and extend the written voice and tone of

an up-and-coming wellness brand in a competitive, challenging space.


The communication specialist is responsible for planning, developing and implementing communications across the enterprise.

Responsible for the effective delivery of communication programs through a wide range of mediums to create impact and engagement. Will be the point person and will lead the planning, organization and coordination of communication for specific departments and initiatives. Develops communications tactics including email, video, and intranet. Fosters relationships with key stakeholders. Routes content to stakeholders for review and approval. Delivers content on established deadlines using a variety of technologies including intranet, email, and mobile applications. Creates simple, clear and effective communication. 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.


Works with a variety of multimedia development tools. Resolves common internal communications problems and obstacles. Advises on the design and development of internal publication of events. Uses basic features of two or more Office applications. Assists in the development of internal communication materials. Assesses considerations for matching the format and style to audience needs. Processes large quantities of detailed information with high levels of accuracy. Responds to day-to-day operational priorities while still making progress on project work.


Core Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to think critically and give constructive feedback

  • Ability to be flexible and thrive within a rapidly changing environment

  • Well-organized and able to manage several different project simultaneously

  • Strategic thinker with the ability to take initiative and work independently

  • Patient, kind, accountable and team-oriented

  • Desire to consistently learn, improve and grow in your profession

Key Responsibilities:

External Communications / Business Development

  • Explore ways to re-purpose content to maximize reach of the Profile brand

  • Assist in writing, reviewing, editing and approve marketing copy

  • Assist in developing/executing sales materials that will be utilized system wide to drive revenue

  • Assist in identifying positive news and drafting / editing press releases

  • Manage and edit content on the Profile website

Internal Communications

  • Assist in the roll out and internal communication of all new Profile initiatives

  • Assist in communicating system-wide updates and promotions

  • Write and edit content for all internal touch points

  • Read, react and respond to questions, comments and suggestions from employees system-wide

  • Assist in gathering, reviewing and editing all content for monthly and quarterly business development overviews


Education: Bachelor's degree in advertising,

marketing, communications, journalism or a related field required.

ProfessionalExperience: 2-4 years writing marketing copy and/or experience working in

an advertising agency preferred, but not required. Experience with the Adobe

Creative Suite / graphic design is a plus, but not required. Qualified

candidates should be able to furnish a diverse portfolio of their professional

writing in order to be considered for this position.

About Sanford Profile:

Profile by Sanford is among America’s fastest-growing franchisors offering health, nutrition and weight loss coaching. Developed by doctors and researchers at Sanford Health, one of the nation’s premier integrated healthcare systems, Profile takes a safe and proven science-based approach to make weight loss simple, effective and sustainable. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD, our values center on people (developing, authentic relationships,) passion (driven by optimism and continuous improvement) and lifestyle (striving for wellness).

For more about us, 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 .

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Profile

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD14845