Sanford Health Director, Internal Communications - Marketing - Enterprise in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Director, Internal Communications | Marketing - Enterprise | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Marketing - Enterprise

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


The Director, Internal Communications position provides an opportunity to think creatively for new and exciting ways to share information and help others share information through a multitude of avenues to 50,000 employees.

Collaborates across multiple teams to inform, inspire, and engage employees through clear and consistent communications to build a more united and engaged workforce. Ensures the internal communications strategy builds the power of the Sanford brand internally and creates alignment with our organization's mission, vision, values and business strategy.

This communications professional is able to demonstrate experience leading and implementing employee communication programs to support culture, strategy, and organizational transformations. Is as comfortable with strategy and planning as working on the tactics to implement those plans.

Knows how to deliver exceptional customer service and form lasting relationships. Proficiency with time management and enjoys managing multiple projects and work streams at the same time. Ability to work under pressure of tight deadlines. Gains strong understanding of Sanford's culture, brand strategy and strategic business initiatives as the foundation for the communications strategy. Develops the strategy, clearly and frequently communicate key business initiatives to inform, align and energize our teams regardless of location.

Works with various functions across the organization to deliver communication that reflect the business needs of the company and builds culture through the sharing of stories. Standardizes and increases efficiency of our current communication practices by providing more structure and identifying the best vehicles for each audience. Leads efforts in conjunction with our Technology team to ensure appropriate communication tools are available and appropriately leveraged. Works to develop and implement a consistent voice and tone for internal communication. Establishes Internal Communications Scorecard to track metrics that measure the impact of internal communications activities.


Delivers written and oral communication, responds to questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Promotes the use of new media channel management methods as appropriate for the organization. Monitors the industry for creative ideas and solutions that can be used internally. Evaluates key factors for developing local and cross-functional communications. Develops and manages initiatives for creating an environment that values customer service. Demonstrates experience shifting the organizational culture from information hording and internal competition to information sharing and collaboration. Creates a climate that cultivates imagination, new ideas, and experimentation. Consults on the design and development of internal publications, marketing and reference materials. Adjusts departmental priorities and resource allocations to support changing needs.


Additional Department Details are not required at this time.


Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, or Mass Communications required; Master’s degree preferred.

Must be a strategic and creative leader with demonstrated ability to lead and impact change across a large organization.

Minimum of 7+ years in a corporate environment helping lead business initiatives.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Marketing and Communications

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD03141