Tandem Hospital Partners

  • Creative Strategist

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
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    # of Openings
    Corporate Office
  • Overview

    Tandem Hospital Partners works with leading hospital systems across the U.S. to build and operate state-licensed, CMS-accredited, acute care neighborhood hospitals. These next-generation hospitals offer convenient, 24/7 neighborhood access to high quality, compassionate emergency and inpatient care, offering low wait times and an exceptional patient experience.


    As an employee of THP you can work in a dynamic, new model of healthcare. You will experience a work environment that includes the best of both worlds, a new innovative healthcare hospital model, while also working in partnership with and representing the most reputable, recognized, and award-winning hospital brands in the United States. From excellent benefit plans to a family and service-oriented company culture, Tandem Hospital Partners offers its employees a rewarding and motivating career with great opportunities for growth. 



    Job Opportunity – CREATIVE STRATEGIST

    THP is looking for an entry-level creative strategist to lead and direct the design and production of visual materials and media used for advertising, broadcast, and web communications. Oversees direction and creation of art, photo, video, and layout design from concept to production. Establishes, presents and implements design and format standards and processes to produce consistent and high-quality results. Selects external vendors, when necessary, and approves and coordinates projects. Ensures that project goals are met and adhere to approved budgets. This is a very visible position that works closely with all departments and levels in the organization and is considered the creative subject matter expert.


    Essential Functions

    • Upholds the values and mission of the Tandem Hospital Partners family
    • Manage creative work for THP and Hospital Partners while following all brand standards and strategies
    • Establishes, updates and maintains style guides for each Hospital Partner
    • Develops advertising message through various print and digital mediums based on demographics and market research
    • Develops mockups/storyboards for billboards, direct mail pieces, email, video and any other advertising medium
    • Consults on key messaging tactics in both visual and written form for presentations
    • Designs effective, trackable marketing collateral to fit marketing strategy
    • Designs promotional materials
    • Works with Digital Marketing Manager on graphics and user experience for website, social media, and blog content
    • Works closely with vendors to:
      • Provide correct files and information
      • Manage multiple projects
      • Ensure timelines are met
      • Stay within the agreed upon budget
      • Secure the best price and quality
    • Occasionally directs photo or video shoots
    • Manages Tandem Hospital Partners social media accounts
    • Manages the business card program for Tandem Hospital Partners as well as in each hospital market
    • Reviews and approves branding logo placement on various business and operations forms and documents when entering new markets
    • Optimizes photos and videos as requested
    • Manages multiple projects/priorities, including execution of campaigns within budget requirements
    • Designs and prepares media kit materials and collects and compiles data for printed material included in media kits
    • Manages projects to effectively meet deadlines
    • Extensive knowledge of department processes
    • Assumes additional tasks as assigned


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, or advertising is required
    • Minimum of one-year experience with an in-house marketing or design department, ad agency or freelancing
    • Able to work modern cameras and have an eye for visually interesting compositions and scenes
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize competing demands, be a quick learner, and work with tight deadlines
    • Advanced skills and knowledge with industry standard programs specifically Adobe Creative Cloud
    • Demonstrated effectiveness in learning new design, programs and technological innovation
    • Well-developed interpersonal and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent understanding of typography and visual layout and design a must
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Experience working in an environment driven by deadlines
    • Ability to produce advertising for print beginning with marketing and/or merchandising conception through graphic design and/or illustration, etc., including writing ad copy to finished product
    • Understanding of print production methods including four-color separation process, pre-press processing, etc.
    • Knowledge of html/CSS or other related programming is a plus


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


    Required Skills:

    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
    • InDesign
    • Graphic Design
    • Time Management
    • Visual Communication
    • Advertising
    • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
    • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff
    • Ability to be flexible and ready for last minute changes and requests
    • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
    • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
    • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to be extremely effective independently


    Preferred Skills:

    • After Effects or other video editing capabilities
    • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities
    • Strong customer service orientation
    • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
    • Ability to work with all levels of staff to define business requirements and goals, and to identify and resolve issues
    • Ability to foster effective relationships and build consensus through all levels of leadership in the organization
    • Knowledge and ability to work on large-scale complex projects that include multiple strategic goals and multiple tactical tasks
    • Knowledge and ability of needs, goals, deliverables and interdependencies of other functional departments
    • Able to keep a positive attitude and problem-solving stance in difficult circumstances
    • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability



    This position is in downtown Houston, 1415 Louisiana Street, Suite 2700, Houston, TX 77002


    Travel Required

    Up to 10% travel


    Shift(s) Available

    8:00 am to 5:00 pm


    Eligibility Requirements

    If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States, and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. TN, H1B status), now or in the future.

    Tandem Hospital Partners strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all its policies and practices, including the area of employment.  THP is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, Veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


    The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job description and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks and responsibilities.  Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.


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