Interested in Joining Our Team?

When we seek new team members at Dobies Health Marketing, we look for talented individuals with the skill sets and drive to excel in healthcare marketing. We are always interested in hearing from experienced healthcare marketers (freelancers included) who have what it takes to add strength and value to our outstanding team of professionals. If that describes you, view our job openings below and tell us why you make a great fit!

Looking for the perfect part-time position where you can exercise your bookkeeping and administrative skills while supporting a mission that calls you to help improve the way people make healthcare decisions? Look no further. Dobies Health Marketing, located in downtown Kansas City, has an immediate opening for a part-time bookkeeper and office assistant.

This could be the perfect position if you:

  • want to work approximately 20 hours a week
  • have at least three (3) years of active accounting experience, with proficiency in accounts payable, accounts receivable, and banking and credit card reconciliations
  • seek flexibility in balancing work and family obligations
  • are skilled in MS Office 365 and various accounting packages
  • like a mix of accounting and office management/ administrative duties
  • enjoy competitive part-time pay rate of $18 – $22/hour depending upon experience
  • want to work with a group of fast-paced, highly engaged and dedicated healthcare marketing and branding professionals

You are free to choose to your workdays and hours during traditional daytime business hours and work as a 1099 contractor or W-2 employee, depending upon your needs. The bookkeeper reports to the Vice President, Finance.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to careers@dobies.com

Ready to put your design skills to work to make a difference in how people think about health? Dobies Health Marketing, a well-established, strategy-focused healthcare marketing and branding firm in downtown Kansas City, is seeking a Graphic Designer to support creative direction, design, development and production of client advertising campaigns and marketing materials. The Graphic Designer collaborates with design, content and client services teams to produce compelling integrated campaigns, websites and digital advertising. The Graphic Designer reports to the Art Director.

Critical Success Factors:

  • Infuses creative energy into everything we do
  • Designs and produces B2B and B2C communication
  • Designs for web, digital and traditional media
  • Manages company and client visual assets and brands

Graphic Designer Tasks:

  • Executes and supervises numerous projects, activities and deadlines simultaneously
  • Collaborates well with others to develop fully integrated creative concepts
  • Designs award-winning advertising and marketing materials
  • Completes design projects according to project specifications and creative briefs
  • Obtains detailed estimates from a variety of vendors and prepares project estimates
  • Maintains and develops strong vendor relationships

Qualifications:

  • BFA/BA/BS degree with 5 years’ creative shop experience; healthcare/medical experience preferred
  • Exceptional graphic design, art direction, creative direction skills
  • Experience in print, web and digital design and the production process for each
  • Thrives in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment and has a proven ability to manage multiple projects while meeting budget and deadline expectations
  • Highly efficient with the latest Adobe Creative Suite software, especially InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Experience in video/TV concepting development, storyboarding, and production
  • Thorough familiarity and competency with presentation software
  • Experience in WordPress design, development skills a plus
  • Highly organized, with strong attention to detail
  • Proactive participation in a project management software platform
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate clearly and concisely, as well as demonstrated willingness to share ideas with individuals at all levels

Thoughtful cover letters and healthcare or medical design samples will rise to the top of the inbox. Please send design samples via PDF or a link to your online portfolio to careers@dobies.com EOE

Dobies Health Marketing, a well-established, strategy-focused healthcare marketing and branding firm in downtown Kansas City, is seeking a Marketing Manager to plan, manage and direct highly integrated marketing and brand strategies for rural and critical access hospitals.

The Marketing Manager reports to the Vice President of Client Services and collaborates with senior strategists to ensure data-driven, strategy-first implementation of market strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead and Manage Select Client Relationships

As the primary point of contact for assigned rural health clients, serve as a healthcare marketing subject matter expert and collaborate with the firm’s strategists to advise clients on effective marketing and positioning strategies and supporting tactical plans.

Supports Marketing and Positioning Strategies (MAPS)

Support the development and implement strategic marketing and communication plans for rural health healthcare organizations. Collect and incorporate consumer research and competitive intelligence from health data analyst and analyze market data to guide differentiation and positioning strategies for the client.

Manages Timely and On-Budget Execution of Marketing Projects

Ensure client objectives and goals are effectively incorporated into the firm’s content and creative development process. Implement client marketing plans on a daily basis, collaborating with internal teams to develop and assess creative concepts, implement campaigns, track campaign ROI, and measure/monitor client budgets, job profitability and defined key performance indicators.

Outreach and development for rural health division (dhmstudio+)

Responsible for outreach and development plans to proactively engage with prospective rural health hospitals, providers and organizations on behalf of the firm. Actively represents the firm at regional and national rural health conferences and/or community events. Implements a targeted sales and outreach strategy to increase rural health division clients regionally and nationally. Sets metrics to maintain and expand the rural health client base.

Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required: related field, Marketing Communications preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in healthcare marketing, communications and strategy required, preferably hospital, rural health experience or healthcare sales
  • Or, 5 years of experience in a marketing firm or advertising agency serving healthcare/hospital or rural health clients
  • Strong critical thinking, strategic planning, complex problem-solving skills
  • Extensive knowledge of the strategic marketing planning process
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented and capable of producing professional results
    within tight deadlines
  • Willingness to work collaboratively in a team environment while taking initiative to lead
    client relationships and generate new client engagement opportunities
  • Confident and highly engaged with the fundamentals of health marketing, branding
    and advertising

Special Skills Required

  • Strong critical thinking, strategic planning, complex problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to develop and execute effective marketing strategies and tactical plans for
    hospitals and healthcare clients, in rural communities preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of the strategic marketing planning process
  • Ability to review and analyze a variety of data to develop marketing and positioning recommendations
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented and capable of producing professional results within tight
    deadlines
  • Strong people skills, and the ability to contribute strategic ideas to and communicate effectively and professionally with clients
  • Confident and highly engaged with the fundamentals of health marketing, branding and advertising
  • Comfortable with public speaking opportunities and leading client discussions
  • Able to travel as needed to accommodate client requirements, attend conferences and conduct sales meetings.
  • Relational marketing-oriented approach to build program awareness, grow and drive client growth for the rural health division

Thoughtful cover letters with documented healthcare experience will rise to the top of the inbox. Please send to careers@dobies.com EOE

Our healthcare marketing, branding and advertising firm in downtown Kansas City is seeking a talented Senior Marketing Specialist with a diverse set of skills. This position is responsible for multiple aspects of coordinating highly integrated marketing projects for our clients and our firm.

Success in this position requires proactive collaboration with creative, content, media, production and client services teams to support, manage and accelerate multiple concurrent projects. It requires strengths in critical thinking, project management, written and verbal communication, and attention to detail. The right candidate will show an enthusiastically positive attitude for making sure work is error-free, on time and on budget.

This position reports to the Vice President of Client and Creative Services.

Primary areas of responsibility:

  • Paid Media Management: Serve as a vital member of the media team to assist in the planning, buying and ongoing stewardship of all paid media plans for the firm’s clients, including integrated traditional, non-traditional, SEM, paid social, direct digital and programmatic digital media. Coordinate with internal and third-party partners to assure media assets are proofed, delivered on time, meet publication/channel specifications, and follow industry best practices. Work in collaboration with the media team to create, maintain and distribute in-progress reporting on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and/or ad hoc basis for a variety of initiatives
  • Creative Services Traffic, Production and Quality Control: Lead a group of account-based Marketing Specialists in managing and refining processes to traffic creative and other projects from beginning to completion. This group will serve as the final layer of quality control in reviewing creative execution to assure all work meets our best-in-class quality standards, it error free and designed to specs for print, direct, online or media production needs.
  • Manage Creative, Social and Digital Marketing Initiatives: Serve as a project manager for assigned creative, social, and digital marketing initiatives including but not limited to estimating and budgeting, establishing and adhering to timelines, designing or leading design, coordinating with the content team, executing organic efforts based on client goals, and supporting our clients’ presence and engagement on social media channels (paid and organic).
  • Client Services Support: Support and coordinate projects for specified clients with the goal of completing milestones and deliverables on time, on strategy, and within budget and scope. Support multiple, complex, and highly integrated (traditional and digital) marketing projects. Manage multiple jobs and reporting to ensure client deliverables are met consistently

Skills and Success Factors:

  • Communication: Demonstrates clear, concise written and verbal skills.
  • Professionalism: Maintains a polished, professional approach to working with a wide range of clients and contacts.
  • Flexibility: Able to work extended hours when work volumes/tight deadlines apply.
  • Organized: Manages day-to-day coordination of multiple projects exceptionally well,
  • Creative: All members of our team should be able to think conceptually and recognize strong ideas. The ability develop appealing visual graphics and support InDesign editing is a plus.
  • Tech savvy: Work efficiently and effectively with Microsoft (PowerPoint, Excel, Word), Adobe Creative Suite and web tools (e.g., WordPress)
  • Detail-oriented: Pays close attention to details.
  • Initiative: Shows desire to take charge and seize opportunities for growth.
  • Team player: Prefers and enjoys a fast-paced, energetic work environment.
  • Driven: Has a desire to accelerate within the company to independently manage client accounts

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required: related field, Marketing Communications preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in a marketing firm or advertising agency, corporate marketing environment or hospital marketing department.
  • Results-oriented, strategic and creative thinker, team player, problem-solver, self-motivated to learn, grow and engage.
  • Shows evidence of accuracy and attention to detail (through past work samples or similar projects).

Interested candidates please send us your resume and cover letter to  careers@dobies.com. for consideration. EOE

Dobies Health Marketing, a strategy-focused healthcare marketing and branding firm in downtown Kansas City, is seeking a Website Specialist with a passion for website management, design, maintenance and creating properties that drives traffic, leads and conversions. This position is responsible for overall project management, as well as building, formatting, updating and optimizing web pages in WordPress for our clients and our firm.

The Website Specialist works with our internal teams to manage the Discovery, Design and Develop phases of website creation to assure they align with client requirements. A critical component, the position creates pages within established WordPress templates and assorted visual/content elements to make design and copy come to life for the best user experience. The ideal candidate will be creative, efficient, and detail oriented – a natural problem-solver and someone with wide-ranging skill sets that support UX excellence.

Responsibilities:

  • Project management oversight, with an emphasis on the Discovery, Design and Develop phases
  • Building web pages to align with design and content direction
  • Proactively collaborating with design, content and account team members as needed to troubleshoot issues, flow, appearance and readability of web content (including but not limited to copy, images, calls-to-action, navigation and formatting)
  • Ensure web pages display optimally on all screen sizes
  • Actively participate in web team status meetings
  • Effectively manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Identify and use the correct tools, resources and team members to answer questions and find solutions
  • Demonstrate self-sufficiency as needed to ensure quality work is delivered on time and on budget
  • Review all work, checking links, metadata, etc. for quality assurance
  • Other tasks as required for page/post creation and upkeep

Essential Skills Required:

  • Proven experience working in WordPress for page builds
  • Ability to work with graphic design and excel at technical implementation
  • Experience with cross-browser/platform responsiveness and mobile web UX
  • Understanding good design aesthetics and functionality for web platforms
  • Experience using Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Proficient in website and image optimization techniques
  • Strong knowledge of best practices for responsive websites with adaptive design
  • Tracking and managing time in accordance with project hours requirements

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience managing multiple websites simultaneously
  • Advanced knowledge of WordPress and HTML; experience and familiarity with the WordPress Enfold theme is a plus
  • Experience partnering/collaborating with web designers and writers for clear, cohesive final page content
  • Proficiency in the Google Docs Suite and other Workspace tools, as well as select Adobe Creative Suite applications (see above) and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organization, time management, troubleshooting and decision-making skills
  • Knowledge of other web content management systems preferred but not required
  • Proven experience applying best practices for UX excellence
  • Experience with tracking code installation (Google Tag Manager, placing pixels, setting up UTM codes, etc.)

To be considered, please send your resume, cover letter and work samples to careers@dobies.com. EOE

We employ full-time, part-time and contract positions. Full-time benefits include medical insurance, retirement benefits and paid vacation. We specialize in:

Qualified professionals, please send your resume, cover letter and work samples (if applicable) to careers@dobies.com.

We are located in the Library District of downtown Kansas City. View a map of our location.

Dobies Health Marketing is an equal opportunity employer.

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