Last updated: February 2, 2018

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Wisconsin Hospital Association

POSITION: Vice President, Communications

The Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA) is one of the most influential advocacy organizations in Wisconsin and is the collective voice of the nation’s leading hospitals and health systems. WHA is comprised of a highly motivated, results oriented team that takes pride in impacting health care public policy, opinion and debate in a manner that enables Wisconsin hospitals and health systems to deliver some of the best health care in the country.

WHA has a broad agenda and growing footprint that reaches far beyond the hospital and across the continuum of care.  Strategic communication is a critical element of WHA’s successful multi-faceted advocacy strategy. We are looking for an experienced, energetic and forward-looking professional who will craft and execute our comprehensive communications program while leading the talented team in our Communications Department.

The Vice President, Communications reports to the WHA President/CEO and works very closely with other members of the WHA senior team. This position is responsible for leading WHA’s communications department and initiating and directing strategic communications to WHA member hospitals and health systems, state and federal policymakers, media and the public. This position is the primary point of contact for the media and hospital and health system public relations professionals and manages production and dissemination of WHA’s many regular publications and communications.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment, have exceptional written and oral communication skills, experience with statewide media relations, and have a strong functional and strategic grasp of multiple communication mediums, including print, digital and social media platforms.

Minimum five years experience managing the communication functions for an organization, ideally in health care, is preferred. A bachelors degree in a related field is also preferred.

WHA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, protected veteran status, mental or physical disability unrelated to ability to do the job, or any other characteristic protected by law. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. For immediate consideration, please forward your resume and salary history, in confidence to:

Jenna Hanson




POSITION: Web Page Blog Writer

WHPRMS’s Mission

The Wisconsin Healthcare Public Relations & Marketing Society (WHPRMS) exists to equip our members with current knowledge and tools in healthcare marketing, public relations and business development – enabling them to elevate their expertise and value for their personal and professional development.

Blog Writer Job Description

We are currently seeking a writer with expertise in healthcare marketing, communications and public relations. This individual’s primary responsibilities will be:

  • Writing 1-2 blog posts per month to be published on’s Blog page
  • Writing social media posts as we gather content to share
  • Other writing duties as assigned

Required Qualifications/Experience

  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Ability to think strategically and execute tactics
  • Strong attention to detail
  • An eye for quality
  • Ability to easily grasp difficult technical concepts and translate them into benefits
  • Healthcare marketing, communications or public relations experience


  • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) preferably in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, English or Creative Writing from an accredited four-year College or University is preferred but not required.

Compensation and Time Commitment

We are looking for a writer who can devote approximately five hours per month to execute various writing projects for WHPRMS. We will provide compensation of $200 per month. Please submit writing samples and your resume to:

Current WHPRMS members and/or past members are encouraged to apply.

Ascension Wisconsin

POSITION: PR Specialist


This position supports the organization’s national and local public relations (PR) strategies, key service lines and thought leadership priorities. This position is responsible for earning media coverage for Ascension Wisconsin in the greater Milwaukee region to support the market’s business priorities, advocacy objectives and service lines. This position is a member and key contributor to the national PR team.



  • Collaborates with Ascension Wisconsin Marketing/Communications team and national Public Relations team on communication planning, policies and practices, and development of public relations/media materials.
  • Focuses on implementing Ascension Wisconsin’s thought leadership priorities.
  • Builds and maintains ongoing relationships with the greater Milwaukee region’s media contacts.
  • Develops various media materials, such as press releases, media pitches, talking points, statements and other pieces.
  • Pitches and places earned media.
  • Supports the development of public awareness and service line PR campaigns, major announcements, editorial placements, speaking opportunities and key award submissions.
  • Ensures consistent framing of messaging and refines core messaging in deliverables, supporting organizational consistency in all aspects of Ascension Wisconsin’s communications.
  • Generates public awareness and measurable results from targeted campaigns.
  • Provides collaborative, strategic partnership to the national PR team.
  • Develops work plans to successfully achieve objectives and goals. Monitors, tracks and measures results; compiles and distributes data and reports.
  • Directly involved in day-to-day operations.





  • HS or Equivalent
    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience

Work Experience:


  • Three years in the marketing and/or communications specialty area (Brand Marketing, Internal Communications or Public & Media Relations) preferred. Effective communicator capable of gaining the confidence and respect of peers and key stakeholders is required.
  • Public Relations/Media Relations experience strongly preferred.

For more information and online application see:

ProHealth Care

POSITION: Marketing Strategist


If you are looking for a new opportunity in 2018, consider joining ProHealth Care’s Strategic Communications team. You will join an integrated team of marketing, internal communication and media relations professionals. Together you will work to help support ProHealth Care’s system-level initiatives. You will also support the heart and vascular and orthopedic service lines, serving as the marketing contact for the clinical teams, developing, implementing and evaluating integrated communication plans.

ProHealth Care’s marketing strategists focus primarily on external communication and develop campaigns, programs and/or tactics designed to establish new relationships with prospects and acquire new patients. They also help support employee communication and referral source communication as needed.

If you are a solid writer, team player and like to pilot new tactics, this position may be perfect for you.

Applicants should have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or a related field.
  • Four or more years of marketing and/or communications agency experience.
  • Solid Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Progressive health care marketing experience.
  • Digital marketing experience.
  • A desire to tackle new projects and build your skills.
  • Interest in being part of a small but mighty and supportive team.

ProHealth Care, one of the largest employers in Waukesha County, offers work that is challenging and rewarding. The organization is dedicated to providing the highest quality service to our patients and their families and treats each individual with respect – the way they should be treated. ProHealth Care supports a Just Culture, one that encourages an open learning environment and maintaining safe systems. We have high expectations for those who join our team of nearly 5,000 employees. In return, we offer exceptional career opportunities in a dynamic, health care system where the contributions of every team member are valued.

To apply, visit:

Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital and Clinics

POSITION: Director of Development and Community Relations
Boscobel, WI


Looking for a dynamic personality to direct our Foundation and Community Relations functions.  Responsible for the ongoing success of our internal and external public relations activities, community and population health outreach and the coordination of new and existing business health relationships.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Business Administration, Communications or its equivalent in a related field is required, along with a minimum of three years of project and people leadership experience necessary.

This position requires a person that is outgoing, and can demonstrate strong sales and development skills, along with excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills.

Online application can be completed at:

Human Resources
Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital and Clinics
205 Parker St., Boscobel, WI  53805
608-375-4112     608-375-6208 Fax

Equal Opportunity Employer


Quartz Health Solutions, Inc.

POSITION: Marketing Communications Coordinator
Madison, WI


Quartz is looking for a skilled and creative communications professional to join our organization as a Marketing Communications Coordinator. This role will support our brand strategy and drive sales efforts via written communications and materials. Concentration will be on business-to-business communications and marketing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and gather information for communications and marketin
  • Develop key messages for marketing materials that are consistent with internal business units and brand requirements.
  • Work closely with the sales team to create sales materials to drive engagement with employer groups and agents. Compose and edit letters, notices and newsletters for our business partners and clients.
  • Provide support to other members of the marketing department and assist with other departmental projects as needed

Job Qualifications/Experience/Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in communications or marketing, preferably in positions with growing responsibility
  • Healthcare and/or health insurance marketing experience is preferred.
  • Thorough working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft tools
  • Skills in written communications, design and promotional techniques
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to advise subject matter experts and vendors on the most effective delivery of messaging

This position will work from our Madison office located off Rimrock Road. Quartz offers competitive compensation, an excellent benefit package and a professional culture built on the foundations of Respect, Responsibility and Relationships.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID1273

Apply for Marketing Communications Coordinator using the link below:

Quartz Health Solutions, Inc.

POSITION: Digital Programs Coordinator – Bilingual
Middleton, WI

Quartz is looking for a communications professional who is bilingual in Spanish and English languages to join our organization as a Digital Programs Coordinator. This person will have an opportunity to utilize different styles of writing to develop messaging for website promotions, marketing materials, social media pages.

Key Responsibilities:

· Coordinate production, proofing, scheduling and delivery of corporate and brand messaging on all digital platforms, including but not limited to: websites, text campaigns, email campaigns, Internet radio streams, social media accounts, audio on demand, E-commerce and apps

  • Ensure digital marketing channels drive traffic, revenue and margin while maximizing profits
  • Serve as the primary marketing contact for the Quartz sales team: develop, review and copy edit letters and other materials and communications for agents
  • Create and analyze monthly and quarterly reports to measure digital campaign success, using Google Analytics and other useful tools and reports
  • Ensure accurate translation efforts of all materials into Spanish and drive members to the Quartz Spanish website via SEO strategies

Job Qualifications/Experience/Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience in communications or marketing
  • Ability to write in English and Spanish and translate from one language to the other.
  • Thorough working knowledge Microsoft tools, various social media websites and SEO strategies
  • Exceptional writing, proof reading and communications skills, with a strong attention to detail and accuracy

This position will work from our Middleton office. Quartz offers competitive compensation, an excellent benefit package and a professional culture built on the foundations of Respect, Responsibility and Relationships.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID1277

Apply for Digital Programs Coordinator – Bilingual using the link below:

Legato Healthcare Marketing

POSITION: Account Manager
De Pere, WI


Legato Healthcare Marketing, in De Pere, Wisconsin, seeks a full-time account manager to serve its rapidly growing base of healthcare clients. Legato serves exclusively in the healthcare industry with specializations in rural health, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, behavioral health, physician practices and medical products. Legato is the exclusive marketing partner of the National Rural Health Association and has clients throughout the country. Our offices are located in the historic and iconic Olde School Square complex in De Pere, Wisconsin, providing an old-world 19th century charm in an idyllic and modern atmosphere. This is a tremendous opportunity for the right individual looking to make the next step in his or her career. Growth opportunities are limitless.

The Legato culture is collaborative and high energy. We’re serious about our work, but we’re also serious about our fun. We enjoy each other’s company and team chemistry is integral to our success and to our job satisfaction. We roll up our sleeves and help each other, regardless of what’s in our job descriptions. We love what we do and we thrive on our relationships and successes with our clients. This isn’t just a job. It’s our passion. It’s our career.

Due to rapid growth, Legato is adding to its account management team. We’re seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, and driven professional to take the next step in his or her career by joining our dynamic team.  It’s an exciting time at Legato, with our client roster rapidly growing with accounts from Washington State to Massachusetts.

The account manager is primarily responsible for providing strategic, innovative, results-oriented, cost-effective service to a diverse client base by managing the available resources and effectively delegating work to staff and independent contractors. The account manager is evaluated on his or her time management skills, client satisfaction levels, documented results and overall contribution to the firm’s profitability. An account manager also is expected to participate in and support the firm’s marketing and new business development efforts.

Additional skills will include the ability to organize and implement multiple projects and establish priorities while administering client budgets, supervise and coach others, manage and track time effectively and interact effectively with other team members, clients and vendors.


  • Develops and implements marketing and public relations plans for clients, and monitors and reports on progress toward acheiving desired objectives
  • Manages, tracks and supervises client accounts and client projects
  • Delegates and directs execution of appropriate client work to other staff members in order to ensure quality control, deadlines are met and client projects are completed
  • Mentors other staff to help develop their skills
  • Supports the agency’s marketing efforts, and assists Legato marketing efforts by meeting with potential clients, developing proposals, presentations and direct mail materials
  • Coordinates communications among clients, members of the client project team, and others to facilitate positive client-staff working relationships
  • Develops and organizes special events for clients
  • Develops client creative briefs and manages advertising and communications campaigns and programs, including the supervision of independent contractors
  • Recommends and implements digital media strategies, in collaboration with digital marketing manager

The Account Manager shall possess an appropriate undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. Continuing education experiences are highly valued.

The Account Manager will have 3-5 years of relevant communications experience, preferably with exposure to healthcare and/or agency settings. The individual must demonstrate: strong leadership and communications skills; marketing planning experience; the ability to manage and facilitate the creative process in collaboration with designers, writers and independent contractors; superior project management and time management skills; digital media knowledge; and a proven ability to manage client relationships.

15% travel required for this full-time position.

Legato offers a competitive salary, paid holidays and vacation, paid personal days, 401K, health insurance, a fitness membership and access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Mike Milligan