Communications Strategist

Updated: 1 day ago
Location: Phoenix, ARIZONA

The Communications Strategist is responsible for the development and implementation of strategic communication plans for the Health Sciences – Phoenix campus and the Arizona Health Education Alliance, designed to increase visibility, to support the business goals, to generate student inquiries for programs and to help position the school and the Alliance brand in the marketplace. This team member stays abreast of changes in the communications environments to best serve the objectives of the school and adjusts plans accordingly.  The Communications Strategist is responsible for managing projects and actively collaborating with staff, faculty and leaders across the University and Alliance.  This position will implement plans effectively and includes writing, editing, obtaining approvals, managing photo/video sessions and understanding online strategies. 

The Communications Strategist works closely with designated school and Alliance leaders to develop compelling content for all communications channels - website, social media, newsletters, etc. This position will manage, post and listen to social media properties for the Health sciences - Phoenix Campus and the Alliance.



Bachelor's degree in marketing, business administration, communications or related field is required;

Minimum 3-5 years of experience in communications.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Ability to use data to drive strategy and monitor results;

Proven ability to develop a comprehensive communications plan and implement best in class communication activities;

Knowledge and experience with social media and communication tactics including online content;

Ability to lead and manage the work of staff to deliver quality work and deadlines;

Ability to consult and collaboratively work with a variety of subject matter experts and leaders;

Strong written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills;

Demonstrate strong business acumen and be a persuasive presenter;

Ability to work evening, weekend, and holiday


Required Licenses/Certifications:

Must have a current and valid driver's license with a clean driving record for the last 3 years and no major violations within the last 5 years


Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 – 100%

Hearing: 75-100%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 20 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%

Travel: Yes (0-24%)

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No

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Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.
Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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