The Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) is seeking talented, motivated individuals to join its growing staff. CHA offers competitive salaries and an outstanding benefits package.

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Job Title: Marketing and Communications Specialist
FLSA Status: Full time, exempt
Reports to: Vice President of Communications and Media Relations
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The Colorado Hospital Association represents all types of hospitals throughout Colorado: private and government-operated, metropolitan and rural, investor-owned and not-for-profit. Our members care for more than 471,000 people in general, academic, specialty and rehabilitation hospitals. More than 8 million outpatient visits – including surgeries, home healthcare and emergency room visits – were recorded. With more than 55,000 people employed (full-time equivalents) and a combined payroll and benefits of more than $3.3 billion, Colorado hospitals are important to the state as major economic and employment contributors as well as health care providers.


The Large Account Manager reports to the Director of Colorado Telehealth Network (CTN) and has a dotted line reporting relationship to the Broadband Program Administrator of CTN to accomplish tasks and meet mutual objectives required to effectively and efficiently manage large system CTN broadband program accounts. The Large Account Manager will provide outstanding and thorough customer service during all phases of the life cycle CTN members. The position requires teamwork and high-level communications to assist in managing these responsibilities. The position requires the ability to pay attention to detail, prioritize and multi-task to produce a quality product while managing multiple deadlines.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The Marketing and Communications Specialist is responsible for a variety of duties in support of CHA’s strategic and operational goals including:

  • Manages daily e-newsletter (featured news stories from the previous day) distributed to hospital executives statewide five days each week
  • Creates analytics and tracking system designed to identify areas for improvement for overall communications tactics and strategies
  • With other teams members, responsible for management of CHA website including future enhancements, writing and editing online content
  • Develops and recommends social media strategy and posts for CHA and providing relevant content as needed
  • Develops and proofreads communications materials for consistency in Associated Press (AP) style and CHA approved style/templates/branding
  • Collaborates with the Vice President of Communications and Media Relations and Communications Director and other CHA departments to outline strategies and goals with timelines, topics, creative concepts, content, layout and pre-press production
  • Responsible for execution of marketing and communications tactics – such as writing, collateral development and marketing – in support of assigned CHA departments (i.e., patient safety, education)
  • Works within department budgets to ensure the creative and printing goals are adhered to and met

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing, or related field
  • One to two years’ experience in professional environment required, with demonstrated strong work ethic
  • Ability to research, understand and write about complex issues. Balance between analytical and creative thinking required
  • Ability to work with internal staff/outside consultants and build solid collaborative working relationships
  • Ability to comprehend and quickly grasp complex issues and know how to transfer this knowledge into clear, concise communications. Strong written and oral communications skills required
  • Strong learner with ability to connect various learnings in the workplace
  • Tech-savvy with a strong knowledge of MS Office and website content management (WordPress)
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and switch directions when needed
  • Self-starter that can work in both a self-directed and a team capacity

Physical Demands / Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Working conditions are normal for a fast-paced office work environment
  • Presentation of technical material in group settings required occasionally
  • Mid-level stress
  • Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed
  • Requires walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day
  • May include lifting up to 25 pounds for files on a regular basis. Proper lifting techniques required

Material and Equipment Directly Used:

  • Cell phone
  • Personal computer with Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite software applications
  • Software applications including diagramming, project management, and configuration tools
  • Multi-line telephone with voice mail
  • Copy machine
  • Printer

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by their supervisor. Nothing in this job description shall create or is intended to create, or shall be construed to constitute a contract of employment, express or implied. Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.