Clinical Content Specialist

Gillette Children's

Gillette Children’s is a global beacon of care for patients with brain, bone and movement conditions that start in childhood. Our research, treatment and supportive technologies enable every child to lead a full life defined by their dreams, not their diagnoses.

Position Details

Clinical Content Specialist
Twin Cities Metro
St. Paul, MN

Writes clinical content to serve various audiences, including providers, patients and families, and consumers searching for expertise of Gillette. The role provides support to patient education creation and maintenance, provider relations outreach marketing, and web content updates.

This position is a hybrid role, requiring 1-day onsite and flexibility to come onsite as needed is required. The office location is downtown St. Paul, MN. Relocation to the area would be required if the selected candidate resides outside of driving distance upon hire.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Supports patient education needs, including project writing, editing and publishing.

  • Understands and adheres to health literacy and plain language best practice, inclusive of word count, tone, flow, readability and sentence variety.
  • Performs maintenance on outdated content and collaborates with subject matter experts as needed.
  • Can recommend appropriate distribution channels and platforms – social media, website, blog, internal outlets, brochures, etc. – for various content.

Participates in consumer website development, including content updates.

  • Creates clinical content across site while adapting to trends related to consumer behavior.
  • Collaborates on creative efforts (photography, graphic design) related to written materials.
  • Understands search engine optimization best practices.

Performs other job duties and projects as assigned.

  • Identifies brand-building opportunities.
  • Participates in sharing marketing project successes to internal audiences.
  • Actively maintains files in unified project management system for ease of internal customer experience.
  • Follows AP and organizational writing style guidelines, provides backup proofreading and editing support for others in the department.
  • Participates in brainstorming activities aimed at developing innovative written materials.


  • Bachelor’s degree (journalism, public relations, English or communications preferred) 
  • Minimum of 3 years of communications experience including writing in a variety of media to a variety of audiences 
  • Writing, proofing and editing ability (appropriate tone/style, clear and concise, well organized, complete and accurate) 
  • Demonstrated effective execution of projects from concept to production 
  • Advanced computer skills and demonstrated strong ability to use a variety of publications-related software programs. 
  • Independent problem solving/decision making 
  • Experience in developing strong working relationships with a wide range of staff within an organization 
  • Intuitive organizational skills

Compensation & Benefits:

The annual salary range for this opportunity is $70,553 to $105,788, with a median salary of $86,018/annually. Pay is dependent on several factors including relevant work experience and internal equity. Salary is just one component of the compensation package for employees. Gillette supports career progression and offers a competitive benefits package, including a retirement saving match, tuition and certification reimbursement, paid time off, and health and wellness benefits.

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