Communications Specialist


Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Wisconsin operates 24 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Ascension Wisconsin employs more than 1,300 primary and specialty care clinicians. Ascension Wisconsin is a faith-based healthcare organization that has been serving the state since 1848. In FY2018, Ascension Wisconsin provided more than $292 million in community benefit, including care of persons living in poverty.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Position Details

Communications Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

What You Will Do:

As an Associate with Columbia St. Mary's-WI, you will have the opportunity to provide consultation regarding the design, communication, and implementation of media plans.


  • Develops and authors communication materials for internal and external distribution. 
  • Interviews internal resources, collects relevant information and develops material for media releases and communications sessions. 
  • Coaches internal staff on how best to position and deliver internal and external communications. 
  • Schedules and follows up on the timely release of communications and media information. 
  • Tracks results of media related activity and reports success.

What you will need:

Preferred Credential(s):

  • Accredited in Public Relations.


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience preferred.

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