Corporate Communication Consultant

Children's Wisconsin

At Children’s Wisconsin, we believe kids deserve the best.

Children’s Wisconsin is a nationally recognized health system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. We provide primary care, specialty care, urgent care, emergency care, hospital care, mental and behavioral health services, community-based health services, foster care and adoptions services, child and family counseling, child advocacy centers, a health plan and more. Our reputation draws patients and families from around the country.

Position Details

Corporate Communication Consultant
Southeast Wisconsin
Wauwatosa, WI

Children’s Wisconsin is seeking a highly-skilled and creative communication professional to fill a Corporate Communication Consultant role. If you thrive on a combination of strategic planning and comprehensive implementation, and you’re excited about our mission to improve the lives of kids and families – we encourage you to apply!

Children’s has a well-known and respected external brand and a positive and powerful internal culture. Our team makes a real impact on our employees, physicians and other teammates by supporting open communication, appreciation, well-being and engagement activities.

The individual who fills this role will develop communication plans and create messaging and tactics that support system goals, organizational change, complex issues, crisis response and internal campaigns. Our new teammate will help develop and manage corporate communication channels, with a focus on digital tools designed to reach a mobile care delivery and remote location workforce. They also will help foster our organization’s culture and contribute new ideas to continuously improve our work. Successful candidates will have experience working with leaders and teams, providing communications counsel to support operational priorities and advance strategic initiatives.

Apply today to join a hard-working, fast-paced, team-oriented environment that values diversity and inclusiveness. Work options include in-person, remote and hybrid; Occasional on-site work is required. This team member is also part of the on-call rotation, helping to address occasional communication needs during evenings and weekends. On-call responsibility is assigned about once every six weeks for a one-week period.

  • Exhibits guiding behaviors that reflect our values and support our mission and vision. 
  • Works with leaders to develop an understanding of their business function and current environment to help influence culture and drive strategic initiatives. 
  • Coaches leaders on the effective use of communication tools and resources. 
  • Educates leaders on the use of change management techniques and applies these principles within the project planning process. 
  • Develops and implements communication plans for selected departments and programs, including: Writing feature and news-style stories for a wide variety of corporate communication channels; Coordinating and managing video projects; Planning and executing in-person and virtual meetings. 
  • Uses tools to analyze, measure and report on efficacy of communication tactics.
  • Bachelor’s degree in organizational communication, journalism, public relations or related areas of study. 
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in internal communication or a related role, with five years of strategic communications counsel. Health care communications experience preferred. 
  • Demonstrated abilities in negotiation, collaboration and leadership coaching. 
  • Exceptional written, verbal and visual communication skills, including video production. 
  • Experience with in-person and virtual event planning and execution. 
  • Crisis communication experience preferred. 
  • Excellent organization skills with ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment. 
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and web content management and other digital communication systems.

Total Rewards is our investment in you. We believe in rewarding our employees for their good work and the impact they have on the lives of kids and families. The components of our Total Rewards program – compensation, benefits, culture and well-being – help us attract, motivate and retain the best employees.

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