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Thursday, May 26, 2016

PrimeStaff - Graphic Design/Communications Specialist

Job Description

Twin Cities-based Architecture/Interior Design firm is looking for a creative, fast-thinking communications specialist to join their team to assist in both business development and project-related activities.
The ideal candidate would have graphic design skills in both Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, along with writing skills to develop and edit content for client-directed marketing pieces. Relevant experience in the A/E/C field would be a bonus.
As a resource for the entire firm, this individual would be able to juggle multiple deadlines and simultaneously manage expectations of clients and co-workers. Finally, thinking creatively and strategically, and working quickly and collaboratively is absolutely essential in this role. 
Job Requirements
  • Adobe Photoshop and InDesign skills
  • Experience in the AEC field is ideal
  • Creative thinker with ability to multi-task
Apply Now.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Zipnosis Careers - Digital Marketing Specialist


The Digital Marketing Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing digital marketing strategies that will result in attracting new B2B prospects. Candidates must have previous experience in running digital media campaigns on platforms/modes of communication including but not limited to; LinkedIn, Twitter, drip email marketing (automated & manual).
The core success criteria of this position are:
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity to come up with solutions, and work with all level of Zipnosis employees.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create communication plan focused on creating leads via email and social channels.  
  • Execute and report on automated email marketing campaigns designed to nurture and generate qualified B2B leads for sales team.
  • Execute and report on marketing campaigns using social media channels such as Twitter & LinkedIn.
  • Support SEO to optimize site for better online visibility.
  • Create and distribute white papers, case studies, and eBooks/guides via the channels above.

Apply Now. Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience  in marketing, or a related field
  • 3-5 years of experience focused on digital marketing campaigns
  • Demonstrated experience with automated email marketing software such as Marketo, Pardot, Marketing Cloud, etc.
  • Analytical skills to make recommendations based on data
  • Working knowledge of general SEO concepts and WordPress-like CMS platforms
  • Experience executing cross-channel B2B marketing strategies
  • Possess the curiosity to self-teach new digital marketing technologies and strategies
Apply Now.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

University of Minnesota - Public Relations Specialist


Required qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, or Marketing with two to four years of professional experience. Or a non-communication-related degree with at least four years of professional experience (at least two of which is in communications). Experience in journalism, public relations or communications is preferred. Ability to pitch and earn placement of news stories in print and electronic media. A record of successfully using social media as a tool in strategic public relations. Excellent written and oral communication skills, sound news judgment and an entrepreneurial attitude are essential. Also needed are the ability to develop and execute communications strategies, experience in issues management and the ability to prioritize, follow through and work independently under tight deadlines. Knowledge of video and other multimedia is a plus.

About the Job

The Public Relations Consultant works for the University News Service. The News Service is the primary public relations office for the University of Minnesota and the initial point of access for local, national and international media. The consultant is responsible for providing strategic counsel on public relations and media relations issues, and identifying and placing news stories as part of comprehensive public relations strategies for a range of University clients. Specifically, the Public Relations Consultant will:

  • Work with the University community to identify and implement strategic proactive and responsive communications that will include identifying and publicizing news, information related to the University’s legislative requests, research findings, accomplishments and achievements that advance the reputation of the institution; • Create and maintain professional, productive relationships with the media;
  • Manage print, broadcast and online news inquiries;
  • Provide media relations and public relations counsel, media training, prep materials (e.g., talking points, Q&A, etc.) and other resources to effectively tell the University’s story and manage the institution’s reputation;
  • Develop and write news releases, opinion editorials and other media materials;
  • Collaborate with other University Relations staff and University partners to maximize exposure for stories via social media and other communications assets (e.g. university web site, internal communications, partner newsletters, etc.) 
  • Help manage issues and crises, in cooperation with the Director of Public Relations, Assistant Director of Public Relations, and University leaders and communicators; 
  • Create, develop and implement communications strategies (including evaluation metrics) for university initiatives and projects; 
  • Strengthen proactive partnerships with internal stakeholders, including University senior leaders, to identify stories, external and internal communications opportunities and strategies to engage partner networks and influencers; 
  • Work with other members of the News Service/PR team to develop internal processes and practices that improve efficiency, responsiveness and strategic public relations.

  1. Reports to the Director of Public Relations
  2. The News Service is a part of University Relations, the central public relations and marketing department of the University of Minnesota
  3. Develop and maintain strong, positive working relationships with University staff, senior leaders and administrators, college communicators, and members of the media

Position is 12 month, 100% FTE.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

This position will remain open until filled.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

 Background Check Information Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

Apply online now -, and the job ID is 309757. University o

Monday, May 23, 2016

Delaware North Companies, Inc - Communications Intern

Who We Are
Take your career beyond the ordinary—to the extraordinary.
At Delaware North, you’ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision, grow with us.

Delaware North is one of the largest and most admired, privately-held hospitality companies in the world.  Founded and owned by the Jacobs family for nearly 100 years, it is a global leader in hospitality and food service with operations in the sports, travel hospitality, restaurants and catering, parks, resorts, gaming and specialty retail industries.  Delaware North has annual revenue exceeding $3 billion with 60,000 employee associates. To learn more, visit

All applicants may be subject to a pre-employment background and/or drug testing.
Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.  Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

Reports to: Food & Beverage Manager
Union/Non-Union: non union
Shift/Hours Required: Days Nights and Weekends (30-40/wk)
Age Requirement: 18 and over

Position Summary
We are looking for motivated, organized and customer-service oriented individuals who desire to be a part of the global communication process of Minnesota Sportservice.
Essential Functions:
  • Maintain open communication with clients, guests, media, and vendors
  • Manage numerous social media accounts associated with Minnesota Sportservice
  • Create dynamic new media content to enhance guest experiences and develop business relations
  • Investigate and solve service complaints over various communication platforms
  • Prepare various operational reports; keep records pertaining to analytics of social media accounts
  • Assist premium managers and supervisors with promotion of all food, beverage, and retail locations
Education & Experience:
  • Communications, Marketing, or Public Relations degree or working towards related degree preferred
  • Previous experience with social media site management on a non-personal level
  • High school education or GED required
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office as well as design/editing software such as Photoshop/Adobe
  • Familiar with various audio/visual capture devices (cameras, camcorders, smart phones, tablets)
  • Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Self-starter and able to work independently
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others and adhere to company’s Service Standards
  • Must be dependable and a self-starter; ability to work independently
  • Strong leadership skills; ability to delegate and coach others
  • Excellent writing skills with copyediting experience; some graphics/design experience a plus
  • Ability to communicate job procedures and give clear concise instructions
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to follow job procedures and manager instructions
 Environmental Working Conditions:
  • Exposed to outdoors and variable temperatures, including extreme hot and cold depending on the season
*Nothing in this job description restricts the management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities on this job at any time.

Delaware North Companies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Friday, May 20, 2016

Strother Communications Group - Content/PR Writer

Do you love to write? Make things happen? Are you a social media buff? This is for you. SCG is seeking a new member for our PR team with a passion for the written word. Help craft compelling messaging for weekly blogs, social posts, collateral, advertising, web copy and new releases for consumer and B2B audiences around the globe. Bring your creative spark to our 360˚ view of downtown Minneapolis.

Skill Set
  •                  Creative thinker, great writer
  •                  Able to simplify complex information
  •                   Enthusiastic knowledge seeker
  •                  Confident and collaborative
  •                  Degree in English, journalism or marketing communications
  •                  3-5 years of related experience, preferably some in an agency or B2B setting
  •                 We’re seeking full-time, local candidates only. No freelancers please.

Show us how you stand out with your cover letter and resume:
Strother Communications Group
222 S 9
St, Floor 41
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(Member - Council of PR Firms)

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The Nerdery - Digital Integrated Marketing Manager

The Digital Integrated Marketing Manager is responsible for developing a comprehensive digital marketing strategy and leading the direction of the marketing systems and channel infrastructure including web marketing, SEO/SEM and direct email marketing. This position will also determine which content is valued with external and internal audiences based on analytics. This person will be in-charge of the overall management and strategic direction of the company’s website, along with collaborating with the internal creative, communications, marketing and business development teams. 

The Digital Integrated Marketing Manager will also work with the marketing team and Integrated Marketing Managers to develop a comprehensive content strategy that optimizes The Nerdery’s thought leaders around the company’s service offerings and capabilities. The Digital Integrated Marketing Manager will be responsible for advising on The Nerdery’s marketing programs and tactics including social media, event marketing, public relations, advertising, etc.

This manager will be responsible for establishing key performance indicators (KPIs) for all outbound marketing campaigns, plans and tactics, Including creating a reporting system based on KPIs to be shared with The Nerdery marketing team, department and branch directors, and the company’s Executive Committee.


  • Leadership
    • Serve as part of the marketing leadership team responsible for energizing and guiding other team members
    • Will act as supervisor to resources involved in evolving
  • Marketing Strategy
    • Involved in all aspects of marketing and content marketing strategy and planning
    • Takes a proactive approach to defining The Nerdery’s digital marketing strategy, improving performance across the organization and managing the companies automated marketing platform
    • Generates important analytic reporting that helps direct content, channel and topical marketing activities
  • Co-President Duties
    • Leads by example and consistently lives the values of the organization
    • Is viewed as a Leader in the organization – someone people want to work with
    • Maintains a strong work ethic and high expectations for self while maintaining a healthy perspective on work-life balance


  • Proven strategic marketing experience
  • Experience managing or overseeing a company website
  • Ability to build strong relationships within the marketing team and other departments
  • Ability to take projects from concept to completion and consistently meet deadlines
  • Ability to discover insights and create action from data-driven marketing activities
  • Strong knowledge of marketing automation systems such as HubSpot and Pardot
  • Strong knowledge of CRM systems such as SalesForce
  • Strong knowledge of content and channel marketing strategy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Discretion dealing with confidential information
  • Ability to readily adapt to shifting priorities in a fast-paced, fluid environment
  • Ability to execute in a fast-growing, entrepreneurial environment
  • Preferential consideration given to people with a high-level understanding of front-end development skills such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc. or PHP software programming.
Apply now.

Monday, May 16, 2016


The Dog Perk is currently seeking Marketing Intern candidates. Intern will work directly with CEO on marketing strategies for our small, but growing company to help move it to the next level. Flexible daytime hours. Fun Product!

Apply now.

Fairview - Senior Communications Specialist

Join our team in driving a healthier future.
Fairview Health Services is an award-winning nonprofit health care system with more than 21,000 employees and 2,300 aligned physicians. Based in Minneapolis, we deliver care at all stages of life and are committed to high value health-superior outcomes and an exceptional experience at a lower cost of care. Passionate, innovative employees are essential to our future as we seek to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives.

Job Description:
Fairview Communications and Public Affairs Senior Specialists partner with departmental leaders and division/function leaders to develop and execute communication plans that protect Fairview’s reputation and provide internal and external stakeholders the information and inspiration they need to advance our mission of healing, discovery and education. Project assignments may include public relations/media outreach, technology implementations, employee benefit changes, fundraising campaigns, patient or employee storytelling campaigns. Communication tactics include presentations, web content, electronic newsletters, print newsletters, events, videos and interactive/social media. To be successful, Communications and Public Affairs Sr. Specialists must be highly skilled collaborators, able to work well both independently and as part of a team, enjoy managing complex projects, possess strong writing and editing skills for a variety of media, be able to develop highly effective relationships with colleagues at all levels of the organization, and enjoy executing a wide range of communication tactics. Through effective brand management, this position contributes to effective community partnerships and employee and physician engagement.

Develop communication tactical plans for specific teams or initiatives
Foster audience engagement
Partner with Communications and Marketing colleagues to identify collaboration opportunities
Use consistent processes, templates and tools to develop and execute plans
Collaborate with marketing, public relations, media relations, creative services and others to leverage functional expertise
Develop annual and time-limited communication plans
Provide communications consultation to senior leaders, workgroups and others
Identify exceptional stories and capture in writing and/or video
Identify specific or unique communication delivery channels needed for audience segments
Champion electronic communication solutions
Write/produce for electronic and print publications
Coordinate, write and update online content
Monitor effectiveness of all communication tactics and adjust approaches as needed
Foster partnerships with marketing, philanthropy, community health and other colleagues to coordinate internal and external messaging
Ensure projects are within budget.
Measure effectiveness and efficiency of communication initiatives
Establish and track metrics for all communication efforts
Measure desired outcomes
Apply learnings to planning process
Demonstrate return on communication investment

Job Qualifications:
Minimum Education
Bachelor’s Degree in communications, journalism or related field.
Preferred Education
Master’s degree

Minimum Experience:
5 years experience in strategic/corporate communications, public affairs, human resources or related field.
Preferred Experience:
Experience working in a highly diverse, 10,000+ employee organizations with multiple locations. Specific corporate
Communications and health care experience, are preferred.

Additional Requirements:
Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of Microsoft office suite, Internet authoring tools, desktop publishing tools.
Special Considerations (list unique elements of this position, if any)
Due to differences in scope of care, practice, or service across settings, the specific experience required for this position may vary