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Friday, March 16, 2018

SRF Consulting Group - Marketing Communications Coordinator

SRF Consulting Group is one of the Midwest’s premier planning, engineering, and landscape architecture consulting firms. We have built a tradition of excellence by delivering quality that stands the test of time, striving for innovation, providing superior service, and being true to the spirit of collaboration. Our award-winning projects range from designing bridges and highway interchanges to planning statewide transportation systems to revitalizing neighborhoods and urban spaces.
Our Minneapolis (Plymouth) headquarters has an immediate opening for a creative, energetic and collaborative individual to join our growing marketing communications team. SRF’s marketing communications team works with internal clients from the company’s eight offices – we collaborate with company leaders across all of our diverse service areas.

Primary Job Responsibilities
The Marketing Communications Specialist will assist in developing a wide range of marketing materials, including proposals, social media (Facebook and LinkedIn), brochures, e-blasts, presentations, awards, and internal corporate communications. As a member of the marketing communications team, the successful applicant will also work with our graphic design staff.

The ideal candidate will excel at effectively communicating strategic information while working on multiple projects simultaneously. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with quickly changing priorities and to provide excellent service is essential. Additional qualifications should include:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, marketing, or a related field
  • Minimum of three months of related internship experience
  • Previous experience in an architecture/engineering/professional services firm highly desired
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the proposal (RFP) development process
  • Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Office experience preferred
SRF offers our employees a dynamic work environment and a competitive compensation package, including medical/RX, dental, life, and disability insurance as well as generous time-off programs and 401(k). We are an employee-owned company (ESOP) and have been recognized by the Minneapolis Star Tribune as a Top Place to Work in Minnesota 2016 and 2017.
SRF Consulting Group, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Fairview - Public Affairs Senior Specialist

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.    
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. Specifically corporate communications in health care preferred.
About Fairview Health Services
Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled
All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Ecolab - Sr. Communications Specialist

Global Business Services – Sr Communications Specialist

What’s in it For You:
  • Access to best in class resources, tools, and technology
  • Comprehensive benefits package starting day 1 of employment- medical, dental, vision, matching 401k, company paid pension, stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement and more!
What You Will Do:
  • Provide strategic communications guidance to Global Business Services (GBS) leadership and managers for announcements, change communication, programs and initiatives.
  • Create and implement strategic communication plans and campaigns to advance GBS initiatives:
  • Lead and drive GBS brand
  • Assist and guide communication protocols and methods on US Catalyst and other Black Belt initiatives requiring internal change management within Global Business Services
  • Preparing and guiding the development of training materials, training methods and protocols, including videos
  • Develop strategic communications plans that allow leaders to successfully cascade information throughout GBS globally and to other Ecolab internal audiences.
  • Identify communications objectives, audiences, key messages, channels, and measures of success.
  • Create tools and templates for the GBS leadership and downstream team members to use within their teams and stakeholder groups
  • Inventory and govern global site communications
  • Assist in preparing presentations for internal audiences to support related initiatives, including talking points, PowerPoint, WebEx and multi-media development and support collateral.
  • Create, edit and publish internal employee communications, in a variety of media, including digital and social, that promote employee understanding, motivation and engagement.
  • Direct the creation of art work, photographs, layout, and other elements of publications. Coordinate communications work sent to outside vendor partners and participate in making decisions regarding selection of vendors for communication-related services.
  • Ensure functional communications are aligned with broader corporate strategies and brand standards.
  • Develop and monitor communication feedback mechanisms
Position Details:
  • Position location: Eagan, MN
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in English, communications, journalism or related field
  • 5 years of experience with corporate communications including experience with internal communications and public relations
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Strong project management abilities
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Immigration sponsorship is not available for this position
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent people and project management skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently while handling multiple tasks
  • A positive attitude and tactful communication, even under pressure
  • Team player mindset that is reliable, flexible, and works in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of sales and management
  • Excellent time management, and organizational skills with strong attention for detail, accuracy, and consistency
  • Critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills balanced with vision, creativity, and resourcefulness
Own Your Future. Impact What Matters.

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

CATS is looking for a talented Social Media Specialist

CATS is looking for a talented Social Media Specialist to grow our social media presence.

Your role will be to proactively engage with industry influencers, promote original company content, and implement online marketing strategies through key social media channels.

Ultimately, you should be able to increase web traffic and engagement metrics in alignment with broader marketing strategies.
What you will do:
  • Proactively engage with thought leaders/influencers, including #Trending conversations and 1:1 interaction
  • Work with content team to distribute and promote original CATS content
  • Update and optimize company pages and profiles on social sites to increase visibility and align with brand
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to ensure all initiatives are properly linked, coded and technically optimized to attract and engage visitors and track and analyze results
  • Identify and evaluate industry articles and trends and assess their value and sharing potential on social media

Qualities we're looking for:
  • Excellent writing skills, with the ability to adapt your style to have the correct tone
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Understanding of social media metrics; able to interpret the results and act to increase effectiveness of social media campaigns
  • Experience with using a social media management platform (Buffer, Hootsuite, etc.)

What it's like to work at CATS:
  • Competitive salary & benefits
  • Relaxed, casual atmosphere with a strong focus on work/life balance
  • We're a small team, so every team member's contribution matters
  • We're bootstrapped, private & profitable, you'll work directly with the owner and senior management and have loads of input on the company's direction
  • We have a sweet homemade MAME cabinet
  • Free snacks & drinks
  • Nice skyway-connected office in downtown Minneapolis
  • Happy hour Fridays

Monday, March 12, 2018

Flint Group - Public Relations Specialist

Flint Group is looking for a Public Relations Manager to expand our PR presence and expertise to our Duluth office.  Our ideal candidate will enjoy the challenge of a fast-paced, team environment as well as having the ability to stay calm under pressure and stressful situations.

What we Need

  • Expertise in crisis communication, media relations, events, content/storytelling, and integrated communication planning
  • Ability to juggle and multi-task multiple clients/projects simultaneously under multiple deadlines
  • A strong presenter, confident to speak to internal stake holders as well as external clients
  • A team player who demonstrates initiative and can think on their feet

What You’ll Do

  • Assist in identifying, responding to and pitching new business opportunities
  • Plan and facilitate special events and promotions for internal and external audiences
  • Analyze situations and problems logically and objectively
  • Quickly develop working relationships, internally and externally
  • Act as a media and/or stakeholder contact
  • Develop educational, informative or persuasive messaging for multiple clients/industries
  • Identify opportunities to integrate messages/build relationships across other disciplines
  • Coordinate media relations in the aspects of identifying, planning and actively pitching stories to local, regional and national media outlets
  • Develop and implement strategic communications programs
  • Identify what research, public opinion surveys are needed and assist in development and analysis of results
  • Provide consultation to clients

Who you Are

  • Post-secondary degree in public relations, advertising or marketing
  • 5+ years of public relations experience
  • Excellent written, listening and verbal communication skills
  • Hold or working towards APR certification is a plus

We are E-Verify compliant as well as an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in our hiring or employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal law.

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Thursday, March 08, 2018

SuperValu - Social Media Marketing Specialist


Job Overview:  
We are seeking a Social Media Marketing Specialist to help us compete in the fastest-growing segment of eCommerce, the grocery business. The Social Media Marketing Specialist will be responsible for executing our social media strategy, planning and execution for our retail and wholesale businesses. The successful candidate will also execute content marketing strategies for our retail and wholesale businesses.
Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Execute best-practice social media and content marketing programs.
  • Maintain and grow our social media marketing channels for all businesses. This includes growing our base of followers and developing compelling strategies to engage our followers.
  • Be a key point-of-contact with our advertising agency partners for the day-to-day execution of our social media programs.
  • Be a subject matter expert in social media and content marketing metrics and leverage your knowledge to make informed decisions and improvements in our programs.
  • Work with internal resources and our agency partners to develop video content to use via social media channels.
  • Help to develop strategies to encourage engagement with our customers via social media.
  • Assist the Manager of Social Media Marketing with departmental projects.
  • Work with our consumer marketing team to ensure seamless support of our overall marketing programs.
Job Requirements:   
  • 4 Year College degree preferably in Marketing/Business Administration/Finance
  • 3+ years of experience with social media marketing at an eCommerce business.
    • 3+ years in running paid social media advertising strategies and placement.
    • Medium or large eCommerce experience is preferred.
  • Have solid skills in the web-based tools for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube.
    • Experience with 3rd party social media tools is a plus such as Social Studio, Hootsuite, Spreadfast or others.
  • Solid understanding of social media marketing metrics.
  • Solid understanding of URL parameters which track customer behavior via social channels, websites, and apps.
  • Excellent verbal, written and eMail communication skills.
  • Copy writing skills are a plus.
  • Strong relationship-building skills.
  • Highly-proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, and PowerPoint.
Why Work for SUPERVALU?   
As one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the United States, SUPERVALU is dedicated to feeding our communities by providing innovative, customer-centric solutions. We deliver on that promise every day through a strong network of 30,000 talented employees who supply the best national brands and our own high-quality and affordable private label products to thousands of customers, anreer.
All qualified apd millions of consumers, nationwide. With a wide variety of services and industry leading expertise, SUPERVALU offers you the opportunity to shape the food industry through every stage of your caplicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status.  SUPERVALU is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.  VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc (CSI) - Contract Sr. Marketing Communications Specialist

Job Summary:
The Senior Marketing Communications Specialist role works directly with marketing partners and other functions to develop and execute internal and customer-facing (external) communications plans that reinforce CSI’s corporate, marketing, brand, and program objectives. Requires marketing communications knowledge to guide clients towards effective solutions. This individual must be proactive, highly organized, detail-oriented, and an effective communicator (written and verbally). They will interact closely with a cross-functional group including Marketing Communications, Meetings/Events/Tradeshows, Product Marketing, Medical Education, Sales Training, Regulatory, and Healthcare Economics & Reimbursement, as well as external vendors/partners.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities (include, but not limited to):
  • Develop and Execute Marketing Plans and Activity for Interventional Support Devices:
    • Execute and support strategic marketing and communication plans; lead the development and execution of strategic plans that support product and program activities; including the creation of creative briefs, creative downloads, use of appropriate channels, messages and  tactics  (e.g. sales flyers, brochures, posters, direct mail pieces, etc.).
      • Ensure that product line(s) are represented appropriately in corporate communications and other company activities.
      • Confirm product positioning, branding and major messaging for support devices; ensuring these are accurately represented in all materials.
    • Partners with marketing to develop product positioning, messaging and core creative development, ensuring cross-functional collaboration.
    • Establish strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders and communicate proactively to manage expectations, project timelines and logistics.
    • Participate in the development of annual operating budget. Process invoices and track budget on an ongoing basis.
    • Produces multi-channel communications tools; maintaining project records using established department procedures and tools.
    • Manage projects within allocated budgets, identifying cost-savings where appropriate.
    • Manage case studies from field including submission, approval, and distribution
    • Manage web content and updates across digital assets, such as company website, micro sites, and other properties/platforms.
    • Manage literature and promotional materials website
      • Oversee literature, article and swag inventory
      • Work with promotional and fulfillment vendors to research, develop and approve on-trend, fresh, and popular new items. Partner with fulfillment vendors for necessary updates
      • Ensure proper use of company/brand/product logos
      • Implement website updates
      • Develop metrics and reports on usage and ordering trends
    • Manage (via formal review process), proof, and annotate materials; communicate changes/approvals to outside vendors/partners
    • Support Healthcare Economics & Reimbursement team for development and execution of materials and content
  • Manage and Support Meeting, Events & Tradeshow Activity
    • Partner with Product Marketing, Medical Science Liaison, Professional Relations, Regulatory, Clinical/Science and MET to ensure MET strategies are understood and defined
    • Create and execute strategies and define tactical elements
  • Support Sales Training Activity
    • Maintain current sales roster and update database as needed
    • Assist in new sales literature ordering, new sales passwords and account set-up for fulfillment site
    • Conduct a quarterly audit of both coronary and peripheral sales training kits to ensure they are up to date and comprehensive of materials available
  • Maintain compliance to the CSI Quality Policy/System (e.g. Master Control), and all other documented quality processes and procedures, when performing assigned tasks
  • Act as Marcom representative/lead for company activities and event committees
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Specialist: BA or BS degree with 5-7 years of Communications/Marketing-related experience.  Experience in medical device or other regulated industry preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required for Successful Job Performance:
Knowledge of Adobe Suite, including Acrobat Pro for proofing and annotating documents; Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel); and basic design programs (e.g. Publisher).  Proficiency in digital communication including updating website content and content management systems.

Physical and Mental Requirements:
Ability to lift 40lbs, unpack/ pack literature and/or tradeshow materials in boxes, transfer items to warehouse for shipping, and successfully track materials for arrival.

About CSI & Working Conditions:
Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI) is devoted to developing and commercializing innovative solutions for treating peripheral and coronary vascular disease. Our primary focus is helping physicians conquer even the most difficult disease states, including arterial calcium, given the complications it presents for the millions who suffer from peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and coronary artery disease (CAD). CSI is committed to clinical rigor, constant innovation, and a defining drive to set the standard in safe, effective, economical medical devices that improve patient outcomes.

The Marketing Department is a fun, fast-paced group that works hard and delivers top-notch marketing programs and activity to our sales force and customers. We are located in a state-of-the-art building with on-site training facilities for employees and physicians. As their commitment to employee health and well-being, the headquarters also features a work-out facility, locker rooms and a nearby regional park with a complete trail system.

CSI is an EEO/AA company: Women, Minorities, the Disabled and Veterans are encouraged to apply. If you are a job seeker with a disability and require accessibility assistance or reasonable accommodation to apply for an open position, please contact the Recruiting Department at Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., 1225 Old Hwy 8, New Brighton MN 55112, or call (651) 259-1600.

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Anderson Corporporation - Social Media Specialist

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The Social Media Specialist will drive engagement with targeted virtual communities by updating, maintaining, creating and expanding the corporation’s social media and digital platforms, and work to amplify the divisional marketing teams’ social media campaigns. This role provides creative, forward-thinking communication support that attracts and engages audiences to enhance and support Andersen’s corporate image, values, reputation and brand position. Must be able to create consistent, meaningful content on all social media platforms as well as act quickly and gracefully to resolve any complaints or criticisms posted on social media. Must be able to understand social media platforms/channels and identify emerging opportunities.
  • Build and execute social media strategy through research, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification that’s in keeping with, and support of the corporation’s overall communication objectives. Build meaningful connections and encourage community members through dialog and messaging.
  • Write, develop and strategize online content production and scheduling. Create and implement integrated social media plan and editorial calendar. Generate, edit, publish and share content daily (original text, images, video and HTML) that encourages targeted audiences to take action and engage with Andersen. Develop and/or revise text for other venues, including online communities, press releases, web articles and blogs.
  • Moderate user-generated content and messages appropriately, based on company and community policies. Assist with crisis management and negative communications. Collaborate with other departments to respond to issues that may arise in public-facing channels in a timely manner. Always work to protect, manage and build Andersen’s image and reputation as an industry and community leader.

  • Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics and insights, and then acting on the information. Track and analyze analytics reports to gain insight on traffic, demographics and effectiveness; utilize this information to positively affect future outcomes. Prepare and present reports to update internal staff on usage statistics and influence reach.
  • Maintain company social media pages and profiles. Monitor and analyze social media trends and best practices. Help keep Andersen’s corporate social media engagement strategies effective and relevant.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, integrative public relations, marketing or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in digital marketing and social media
  • Strong familiarity with the business application of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram LinkedIn, etc.)
  • Knowledge of project management and web design best practices
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Oak Park Heights, MN US
Andersen Corporation


Minneapolis-based Maccabee Public Relations -- a five-time winner of Minnesota Business magazine’s “100 Best Places To Work” – has an immediate opening for a Social Media and Digital Content Strategist with outstanding online marketing and social media skills.

You have 3-7 years agency or client-side experience in social media marketing, digital content creation, blogger and influencer relations, inbound marketing and online communication strategy. You’re a smart, creative professional with experience guiding clients in the effective use of Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and all other major social channels. You’re known for collaborative relationships with your co-workers and clients, a can-do positive attitude, an eye for ROI and success metrics and a penchant for thoughtful counsel. Past marketing experience in food, healthcare/wellness or B2B technology a plus. Candidates should be familiar with Google Analytics, Canva/Adobe Creative Suite, SEO tactics, and CMS platforms such as WordPress and HubSpot.

Sound interesting? Please send your resume to our EVP Gwen Chynoweth at

Located in the historic North Loop district of downtown Minneapolis, Maccabee has produced award-winning campaigns for clients ranging from RedBrick Health, Thomson Reuters, Delta Airlines’ MLT Vacations, M & M/Mars chocolate, Jostens, Cirque de Soleil and Caribou Coffee to OfficeMax, Deluxe Corp, CaringBridge, Kemps and Pilgrim’s Pride (Gold’n Plump chicken). Maccabee, winner of Promo Interactive’s “Best Viral Campaign” and the Silver Halo Award for “Best Cause Marketing Campaign,” offers a high-energy, nurturing culture fueled by a fierce dedication to professional development for every employee. Learn more about the joys of working at the Maccabee agency at, or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest or on our MaccabeePR blog.