Marketing Communications Consultant

Chicago, IL or Richardson, TX
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Hybrid in Chicago, IL or Richardson, TX.

Our healthcare client is looking for a Marketing Communications Consultant to join their team. This strategic and tactical role will be responsible for leading the development and creation of targeted, account-specific communications plans, including the development of integrated marketing communications using print and digital channels. This person will support member enrollment & onboarding, build & maintain communications plans & calendars with assigned account(s) & their sales & account management teams, and manage high level departmental or division projects & represent the manager and/or the department.

Internal agency/account management approach includes interacting with creative and digital teams, subject matter experts, internal and external clients. Support group accounts in public sector, labor and/or national accounts (sales and account management):
•       Maintain regular meetings with assigned internal/external client(s)/book of business
•       Enter and manage jobs into design, digital and other marketing teams
•       Markup, submit and review custom communications jobs
•       Create cobranded materials through the BrandSource database
•       Review custom communications jobs
•       Serve as point of contact to the print/fulfillment team for group custom jobs
•       Maintain communication plan templates/calendars of communications


  • 5-7+ years of experience with multiple communications channels preferred (e.g., print, digital, social, video, etc.).
  • Health care and/or health benefits industry experience is strongly desired to help the individual successfully hit the ground running.
  • Relatable experience is preferred.
  • The best candidate fit will be someone who is comfortable with juggling a high volume of projects and has the experience to manage independently and within a team environment.

Other related qualifications include:

  • Writing and editing skills (AP style)
  • Verbal communications skills
  • Project management skills
  • Quick learner – must become familiar with our products and services
  • Independent self-starter with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Flexible style to adjust to shifting priorities on short notice
  • Proficient skills in Adobe Acrobat Pro and MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word and PPT)
  • Comfortable learning new marketing project tools quickly, analytics, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree (or above) in Communications, Journalism or Marketing
  • Experience with creating content for digital channels and/or print communications
  • Experience with developing and maintaining communications plans