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Marketing Communications Specialist II

  • Job ID: 274939087
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Marketing
  • Department: Regional Marketing
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $24.05 to $41.60 / hour


UPMC is seeking a Marketing Communications Specialist II based at the US Steel Tower in Pittsburgh, PA. This position supports the Heart Institute at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. This role will be responsible for developing and implementing communications strategies for internal and external audiences in support of UPMC Health System's mission.


  • Oversee graphic design and production process (including printing) so that projects are appropriate for the audience and message.
  • Manage the development and production of marketing communications projects for UPMC programs, including print collateral, videos, digital content, and community outreach activities
  • Coordinate the work of contributing marketing staff and freelancers including editing and proofreading their copy. Take responsibility for approvals and accuracy of information communicated.
  • Work closely with Directors/Senior Managers/Managers to develop marketing strategies and plans for clinical marketing tactics to grow volume, raise brand awareness and more.
  • Demonstrate service-oriented behavior in interactions with clients and co-workers.
  • Manage projects of increased complexity, sensitivity, or importance to the organization, or edit major publication.
  • Independently plan, research, and write copy that is creative, well organized, concise, stylistically appropriate to the audience and purpose, and conforming to department style rules.
  • Must adhere and implement brand standards across all marketing projects.
  • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize projects appropriately.
  • Serve as marketing communications liaison to management staff and medical staff of clinical and nonclinical programs, providing consultation and strategic communications planning where appropriate.
  • Provide marketing support to UPMC departments and committees as needed.
  • Monitor budget and manage distribution and delivery of projects. Complete projects on time and within budget.


  • Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, communications, health sciences, or a related field required.
  • Minimum of one year of experience in a marketing communications position or related field.
  • Must have knowledge of traditional and digital marketing best practices, excellent communication, multitasking, organizational, research/interviewing, writing, grammar, and interpersonal skills.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34

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