Digital Strategist

Job ID: J121453
Company: Highmark Health
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jun 11, 2018




Join an award-winning Marketing team! Highmark Health, winner of 3 Effie awards in 2018 and named one of the top 10 Marketers in the US, is searching for a digital strategist to drive the execution of creative, engaging, high-value, consumer-centric digital solutions. You will work with business stakeholders to understand their core objectives and gather insights from our customers to understand their unique healthcare needs. You will research digital trends and the competitive landscape to recommend and implement digital experiences that deliver on the intersection of business objectives and customer needs, delivering on the brand promise. Using the principles of human-centered design and agile methodology, you will own and oversee end-to-end digital solutions that are part of our marketing campaigns and our digital software roadmap. As part of the Digital Marketing team, you will have the opportunity to change the future of healthcare.


  • Under guidance of management and/or lead strategist, serve as a member of a digital center of excellence, responsible for providing input to the development of integrated digital marketing plans and capabilities that leverage web, social, mobile, SMS, email, search, and more to achieve business goals.
  • Provide input to the creation of new, innovative, high-value digital experiences to solve a variety of problems and analyzing possible solutions. Work closely with  a segment of internal stakeholders and gather external feedback to inform a digital roadmap that will satisfy business objectives, exceed customer needs, and deliver a clear Return on Investment (ROI).
  • Assist in managing digital channels, ensuring that we prioritize the maintenance of high-quality experiences, content, design, and ROI.  Contribute to the execution of digital programs that put the customer at the center, analyzing consumer insights and research, including competitive analysis, emerging trends, direct consumer and market research, user feedback, voice of customer surveys, digital and healthcare utilization metrics. 
  • Inform, track, and monitor digital Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for all new capabilities and existing digital experiences as assigned. Communicate success clearly to stakeholders and analyze recommended enhancements or changes that could improve outcomes. 
  • Leverage design thinking and collaboration techniques to collaborate with a subset of stakeholders, gain consensus, deliver execution on the roadmap, and socialize progress. 
  • Serve as a resource on a range of current and future state digital capabilities, making independent contributions to projects.
  • Work closely with technology partners to provide requirements, analyze potential vendor capabilities, collaborate on production and maintenance activities and digital platform performance, and participate in software development sprint reviews.  
  • Assist in evaluating, procuring, and support managing vendor partners. 
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.


  • Bachelor's Degree - Business, Marketing, or related program
  • Substitutions: 6 years relevant digital marketing experience



  • 2-5 years' relevant experience in the area of marketing/digital strategy/ux strategy/digital marketing/digital software product management or related field
  • Experience executing on projects that are varied and somewhat complex


  • 2-5 years' Agency or consulting experience and/or experience creating and pitching recommendations to clients
  • Design, Marketing, product management, and/or market research experience
  • Experience in some combination of social media, content strategy, digital analytics tools and software programs, SEO, SEM, and best practices in digital advertising 
  • Experience defining capabilities and user requirements for digital software applications


  • Excellent written, interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Highly motivated with exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to effectively and competently handle multiple projects simultaneously and the flexibility and ability to quickly adapt to changes in work objectives, promotions, and available technologies
  • Knowledge of evolving best practices, web trends, UX design, and digital marketing best practices
  • In-depth knowledge of software development lifecycle, from planning to delivery
  • Experience developing business cases, building ROI, and managing digital marketing programs from planning through execution 
  • Knowledge of the human-centered design approach


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