Senior Digital Communications Specialist


About Medtronic

At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future. Together, we can change healthcare worldwide.

Position Details

Senior Digital Communications Specialist
Twin Cities Metro
Fridley, MN

Careers that Change Lives

A career at Medtronic is like no other. We're purposeful. We're committed. We're driven by our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life for millions of people worldwide. We believe career growth and development is about learning and stretching yourself to grow your expertise and navigate your career. We offer award-winning programs to accelerate your development and growth, and our size, scope, and market leadership give you a chance to explore career opportunities and grow as we grow. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive. We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together— everyone wins.

The Content, Channels & Creative team at Medtronic has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Digital Communications Specialist, a digital communications professional who can boost the impact of our storytelling across several key platforms and audiences. This person will influence some of our highest-profile digital properties, including the global intranet (95,000+ employees), and corporate social channels. This is an opportunity to play a key role on a dynamic team supporting numerous major initiatives.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Co-lead any significant improvements to our global intranet homepage (built on Modern SharePoint) in partnership with Employee Communications and other stakeholders. 
  • With support from the vendor, troubleshoot major intranet tech issues. 
  • Assist corporate social media team with digital operations and managing tools, including employee advocacy platform and social media management system. 
  • Lead analytics reporting for content and storytelling across our newsroom stories page, intranet homepage, and organic social. 
  • Identify insights and communicate them in a way that content producers and creative professionals can relate to and leverage. 
  • Guide and coordinate updates to the Medtronic newsroom stories site. 
  • Depending on expertise, interests, and capacity, this person will also have opportunities to develop written, video, and/or visual content for our channels.

Must-Have: Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree required 
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant digital communications experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant digital communications experience 

Nice to Have:

  • Working knowledge of analytics tools, especially Adobe Analytics
  • Experience supporting intranets in an Office 365 environment using Modern SharePoint
  • Exceptional stakeholder management and prioritization skills
  • Comfortable with light editorial tasks, including editing headlines and re-sizing images
  • Experience partnering with content and creative professionals in a corporate, agency, or digital media setting
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Experience Manager

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