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Friday, October 20, 2017

BrandPoint - Writer

Company Description

Brandpoint has been an industry leader in providing Content Marketing services to agencies and brands for over 20 years. Our content based solutions help connect brands with consumers and ultimately drive business for our clients!

Job Description

What you will do:
Produce branded feature articles, blogs, case studies, website and social media content for Brandpoint’s clients. Topics may include: Features, Lifestyle, Home & Garden and Health & Wellness. Experience writing complex subject matter is a plus (Finance, Medical, IT, Science and Business).

Content Development
  • Content creation (feature articles, blogs, product descriptions, case studies, website and
    social media)
  • Write across Brandpoint content categories, to include: Features, Lifestyle, Home & Garden and Health & Wellness. Experience writing complex subject matter is a plus (Finance, Medical, IT, Science and Business).
  • Work directly with clients to understand their business and content marketing objectives (presentations, meetings, project communication in-person or via phone/email, etc.) 
  • Build expertise in each client’s industry through online research and by interviewing
    subject-matter experts
  • Work closely with a team of account managers, content strategists, social media managers, copy editors and designers to ensure client elation with our products and services
  • Work within Brandpoint’s content management software to track time, monitor assignments, etc.

  • Participate in discussions, reviews and meetings
  • Cultivate a quality end product as well as a fun/positive work environment
  • Set expectations and standards for attitude, behavior and teamwork


•    BA in communications, English, journalism or equivalent
•    3+ years of professional writing experience (journalism, public relations and marketing)
•    Demonstrated expertise writing B2B content
•    Strong storytelling with analytical, research and interviewing skills
•    Solid editing and proofreading skills, including knowledge of AP Style
•    Ability to multi-task and produce a high volume of content in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, creative environment
•    Knowledge of current SEO best practices, trends and tools
•    Exceptional interpersonal and client interaction skills
•    Ability to interact with multi-departmental project teams
•    Strong organizational, prioritization and time management skills along with keen attention to detail
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook. Working knowledge of Powerpoint and Acrobat

Additional Information

Brandpoint is a fun place to work. Casual dress code (expand your blue jean collection). Flexible work hours and arrangements (we’re family people ourselves!). Bi-weekly yoga sessions (warning: ease in to this). Pick-up basketball games (ditto). Biking and running and what-not at lunch (did we mention we’re right on the bike line to downtown?). Pot lucks and company picnics (average belt expansion = 1 notch despite the exercise). Even the occasional human Foosball game (don’t ask!). And much more. Everybody fits in and find friends here. And works hard. Then there’s the other stuff: medical and dental, generous Paid Time Off Plan, volunteer time, 401K plan, even that scary flu shot every fall (optional). And more.
What You Can Expect From Brandpoint:
  • Competitive pay 
  • Fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • A team that wants to WIN!
  • All that other good stuff (see sections above and below)
Employee Benefits Include:
  • Employer subsidized Medical benefits
  • Group dental benefits
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employer paid Life, AD&D and Long Term Disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Options (FSA) - Medical and Dependent Care
  • Optional Short Term Disability and Additional Life for you, your spouse and/or your children
  • Generous Paid Time Off program
  • Employer contribution towards a health club membership

Please provide 3 writing samples + your resume

Apply now.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota - Digital Marketing Intern Job

About Blue Cross
Founded in 1933, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is the largest health plan in the state. We have more members, the largest network of providers and more products and services than any other plan in Minnesota. From the beginning, Blue Cross has been an innovator with a mission of making a healthy difference in people’s lives.

We understand the importance of finding a job that you truly enjoy — at a company that shares your values. We’ve made it easy to feel good about working at Blue Cross by encouraging volunteerism, valuing diversity and offering the flexibility you need to live a balanced life. We offer a suite of comprehensive medical and dental benefits as well as competitive pay, flexible work schedules and generous personal paid time off in addition to 20 hours of volunteer paid time off each year. We look forward to serving Minnesotans over the next 80 years and beyond. Join us and make a healthy difference through the work you do every day.

Description Summary
Join the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota’s Brand & Engagement Marketing Team as a Digital Marketing Intern. Learn more about today’s health care industry transformation and its impact on healthcare marketing and how leading companies like Blue Cross Minnesota are responding to the new challenges.

You will be member of an in-house modern marketing agency that is enabling Blue Cross  Minnesota’s transformation into a digital-first, consumer-centric organization serving members, clients and producers. You will be working with tech-savvy Digital Marketing Specialists, Content Marketing Strategists, Designers, Writers and Marketing Consultants. You will gain an understanding of what it’s like to be a modern healthcare marketer by being assigned tasks within multiple engagement marketing campaigns and taking on several stand-alone projects in different areas of the team.

We’re looking for candidates planning to graduate with Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or Marketing who are well-organized, able to multi-task and have knowledge/experience in digital marketing (web, SEO, social media, email, PPC), multichannel campaign management, marketing automation (Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Pardot) and content marketing.


  • 3.0 or above GPA.

  • Current enrollment in a 4-year accredited academic institution.

  • Application knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to communicate to all levels.

  • Organizational - ability to gather, categorize and prioritize information

Preferred Requirements

  • Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Social Media (Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)

  • Website content management CMS (Sharepoint, Wordpress, etc.);

  • Marketing automation (Marketing Cloud, Pardot etc.);

  • Productivity tools (Basecamp, Smartsheet, Trello, etc.).

FLSA Status
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Make a difference

Thank you for your interest in Blue Cross. Be part of a company that lets you be you — and make a healthy difference in people’s lives every day

Blue Cross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® of Minnesota and Blue Plus® are nonprofit independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Medical, Intern, Developer, Social Media, Healthcare, Entry Level, Marketing, Technology 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Orbital ATK - Communication Specialist

Job Description

Job ID: ATP20171610-41771

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission ? whether it?s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world?s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation?s largest manufacturer of ammunition. United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.Job Description In Progress: A description for this job has not yet been completed. We anticipate having descriptions for the majority of jobs by late 2017. If you have questions about your responsibilities, please discuss them with your manager or your local HR representative.Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Orbital ATK is seeking an experienced Communication Specialist to join our Armament Systems Division in our Plymouth, MN location.

External Communications
•Develop and execute public relations and social media strategies
•Collaborate with organizational partners in producing content (both written and verbal communications) for social media, corporate internet content, media relations and collateral materials
•Participate in creating direction for external events (trade shows and internally sponsored demonstrations and events)
•Develop positive media relationships
•Manage corporate intranet and social media content contributions for this operating division
•Coordinate with subject matter experts on content production
•Generate and pitch ideas for social media and media relations
•Produce earned media through social, political and media outreach
•Participate in advertising planning and execution
•Develop and maintain reporting metrics to illustrate the value of communications efforts

Internal Communications
•Collaborate with organizational partners to create content that informs employees (benefits, community relations and volunteer opportunities and operational information)
•Manage division level intranet site and digital signage media platforms
•Help develop audio/video podcast capability to inform employees
•Assist in the planning and execution of internal events (to include company celebrations and community involvement)
Support crisis communications planning and response

•Excellent verbal and written skills – ability to create content that tells the organization’s story
• Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship as a pre-requisite.
•BA/BS in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or related field
•Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience
•Technical understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, You Tube and Pinterest)
•Strong networking skills
•Customer service centric skills
•Preferred industry experience in Communication/PR Roles in within the defense industry, military, B2B, or agency experience supporting a technical field
•Skilled in creating, editing and promoting written and visual content
• Ability to travel (10%)
United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential.

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.
Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Apply now.

Maccabee Public Relations - Digital and Social Media Content Internship (Paid)

A six-month, part-time internship focusing primarily on tactical implementation of our Minneapolis PR agency’s online and social media assets including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and the award-winning MaccaPR blog. Other client service tasks may be assigned by account managers and may include client or agency research projects, internal agency administrative tasks, and assistance with agency or client websites and other digital marketing projects. To apply: Send a cover note and your resume to Executive Vice President Gwen Chynoweth at
·      Hours per week: Up to 20
·      Could lead to a full-time permanent position, but not guaranteed
·      Compensation: $10-$15/hour depending on experience
·      Past internship experience preferred
Required skills, knowledge and experience:
·      Current college student or recent college grad working toward or having completed a degree in marketing, public relations or communications
·      Social media marketing savvy: Able to research, write and aggregate engaging content that is relevant to assigned social media marketing projects
·      Demonstrated ability to write online content that is clear and concise, error-free and compelling to read
·      Strong proofreading and social media communications skills
·      An eye for design: Working knowledge of Canva or Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
·      Familiarity with CMS platforms like WordPress and HubSpot
·      A solid understanding of Google Analytics
·      Responsible and reliable. Adheres to agency dress codes.
·      Ability to proactively report to supervisors on progress of assigned tasks
·      Willingness to learn how to perform social media marketing-related tasks required to successfully address client projects or agency needs
·      Excellent time and project management skills
·      Show imagination and creativity in creation and curation of content
·      Attention to detail for all elements of every project assigned
Intern Responsibilities: 
·      Work with social media team to research, write and aggregate social media posts for agency and clients
·      Proof, edit and layout blog posts; craft images as needed
·      Analyze, review and report on effectiveness of assigned social media and blogging campaigns
·      Stay up-to-date on cutting-edge social media and digital marketing trends
·      Attend agency meetings as directed
·      Perform client service tasks as directed by account managers

Stratasys Ltd.- Intern - Social Media

Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company's patented FDM®, PolyJet™, and WDM™ 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. Systems include 3D printers for idea development, prototyping and direct digital manufacturing. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and Solidscape, and the company operates the digital parts manufacturing service, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing.

Stratasys has more than 2,800 employees, holds over 600 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 25 awards for its technology and leadership.
We’re looking for passionate, smart, and dedicated Interns who will put their talents to work toward achieving our mission: To provide design and manufacturing professionals with innovative, cost-effective and environmentally safe in-office 3D printing, 3D production, and manufacturing services that accelerate their products to market.

The 2018 Social Media Internship is designed to prepare you for a full-time role within Stratasys. This individual would participate in creating content (blog posts, tweets, Facebook posts, info tiles, Instagram posts, etc.).  In this role you will be collaborating with international stakeholders on a global marketing team and supporting a corporate style guide and brand voice.  You will also be participating in team brainstorming sessions.

Help us to drive the usage and adoption of digital in new and innovative ways.  Help us to improve the volume, velocity and effectiveness of social interactions for Stratasys within key growth areas and/or markets.

Responsibilities in this role:
  • Maintaining a social media editorial calendar which aligns to key divisional market inflection points.
  • Driving the maintenance and distribution of a social media hub and cultivating the growth of its internal audience.
  • Utilizing insights from social analytics to drive conversation and dialogue in the marketplace and to improve our understanding of the impact of key events.
  • Integrating social media into Stratasys’ overall marketing plans and strategies within key growth areas.
  • Developing/implementing innovative social media approaches to accelerating campaign impact and reach.
  • Ad hoc duties to be assigned

Minimum Qualifications:  
  • Enrolled in a Bachelor degree program with at least two years completed or equivalent program at the University level focused on
  • Proficiency in Adobe CC software
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to conduct focused design work efficiently in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • A portfolio of student work that exhibits good design judgment
  • Active on social media

Preferred Major(s):
  • Graphic design
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Art

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Stratasys will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US without requiring sponsorship. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment Visa at this time.

All offers of employment with Stratasys, Inc are contingent upon the successful passing of a background check.

Stratasys, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected Veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against for their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.   Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

Apply now/

Monday, October 16, 2017

Sleep Number - Corporate Communications & Public Relations Sr Director


As a consumer-driven innovation company that is redefining what people should expect from their bed, our mission is simple: to improve lives by individualizing sleep experiences. The Senior Director of Public Relations and Corporate Communications will play a critical role in elevating and enhancing Sleep Number’s profile and reputation as a sleep innovation leader, advancing company strategy and supporting business objectives in partnership with leaders across the organization. He/she provides strategic direction and oversight for all consumer, corporate public relations and internal communications activities and special events. The role requires an understanding of the retail space and expertise in social media, as well as experience acting as a strategic communications advisor to senior leaders within the organization, including the CEO. This role reports to the chief strategy and customer relationship officer.


Corporate Public Relations and Internal Communications
  • Responsible for assessing the communications landscape and Sleep Number’s opportunity to develop an integrated strategy that positions the company as the sleep innovation leader
  • Drives the execution of corporate communications for the company
  • Builds and protects the company’s overall reputation
  • Leverages digital communications best practices to enhance brand reach
  • Supports financial communications, including quarterly results reporting, with primary responsibility for CEO financial communications
  • Supports executive communications, including messaging and public speaking platforms, providing strategic counsel and speechwriting
  • Oversees internal communications strategy and execution
  • Serves as primary company spokesperson
  • Works in partnership with other teams across the organization to ensure consistency of messaging and high impact
  • Leverages established working relationships with media, increasing coverage with relevant business, technology and digital media outlets
  • Oversees development and execution of corporate social responsibility initiatives
  • Identifies and measures effectiveness of communications, and howservices are meeting the needs of internal clients
Consumer Public Relations
  • Drives the execution of the brand publicity and public relations strategy – from local to national outlets, with particular emphasis on digital to augment brand reach
  • Works collaboratively with marketing organization to ensure brand and messaging consistency to accelerate impact
  • Effectively manages public relations staff and agency partners
  • Works in partnership to provide creative direction for public relations events, including media and editorial events


  • 10+ years practical experience in progressive organizations leading communication, public relations and media relations
  • BS/BA in Communications, Journalism, Business, Economics, Public Relations or equivalent; MS/MBA preferred
  • Dynamic leadership skills
  • Strong and versatile oral and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Financial communications experience
  • Digital and social communications expertise
  • Excellent organizational, project management and problem-solving skills
  • Media relations and agency management skills
  • Able to work well in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, and able to remain calm under pressure

Apply Online.

IMDb Social Media Marketing Manager

Job Description

IMDb is the world’s most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content. Our website and mobile properties are in the top 30 properties across all content verticals. At over 125 million mobile user downloads, we are one of the largest mobile properties in the world. We sit at the intersection of the entertainment, media, and technology industries inside the world’s most innovative and consumer-centric company.

We are looking for a passionate social media marketer who has significant experience working with video content for entertainment brands, including marketing original video, and syndicated video, to lead social marketing programs for IMDb and IMDb Originals. This is an opportunity to build and execute plans to attract, engage, and delight IMDb customers across social platforms with a strong focus on original video. Success in this role requires seeing the big picture, defining ambitious plans and goals, then building and executing programs and processes to scale. You will need to be data-driven, entrepreneurial and roll up your sleeves – you will be challenged to push boundaries, propose and execute new ideas, and establish best practices for IMDb social marketing.
  • Build a plan to accelerate and scale our social activations (celebrity takeovers, events, etc.), with a focus on generating engaging content for all social platforms, but primarily for Instagram and Snapchat.
  • Serve as a point of contact for coordinating with talent reps and studio agencies.
  • Serve as a social expert internally and liaison externally with social platforms on their direction, best practices, and new opportunities
  • Develop methodology for monitoring the effectiveness of campaigns and implement ongoing improvements; analyze social activities and their impact on business results
  • Reporting on progress against goals and relevant social marketing metrics; own key business metrics, supporting in-depth business reviews and reports for senior leadership
  • Responsible managing day to day campaign flow including creative, paid, and social listening efforts
  • Oversee all deliverables and ensure they are qualitative, on time and align with campaign strategy

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of demonstrated and progressive success, with substantial experience in social media or digital marketing for a consumer brand
  • 3+ years of social media marketing experience
  • Experience working with studios, talent, and their reps
  • Demonstrated ability to build, execute, and scale cross-functional marketing programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to influence others
  • Strong analytic and quantitative skills - ability to use data to develop and measure marketing programs
  • Ability to conceptualize and execute projects, with strong bias for action and ability to meet deadlines
  • Proficient using photo and video editing programs to create and edit assets
  • Bachelor’s degree (MBA preferred)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experiencing managing social media accounts for large brands
  • Experience in the entertainment or media industry preferred
  • Entrepreneurial spirit / ability to try different things with minimal direction
  • Experience with Sprinklr
  • Digital design or video editing
Apply now.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

3M - Digital Paid Media Specialist

At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $30 billion in sales, our 90,000 employees connect with customers all around the world.
3M has a long-standing reputation as a company committed to innovation.  We provide the freedom to explore and encourage curiosity and creativity.  We gain new insight from diverse thinking, and take risks on new ideas.
Here, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.
Job Description:
3M is seeking a Digital Paid Media Specialist for the Corporate Marketing-Sales organization located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talents in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.   
Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Digital Paid Media Specialist will specialize in driving the effective use of digital paid media for 3M. This role will be a combination of enterprise digital paid media governance, training/enablement, consulting, execution and optimization that supports overall business goals and objectives. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for digital paid media and how best to leverage it to maximize marketing return on investment in a highly-matrixed organization. Expertise should include cross channel paid media, including search, social, display & mobile, and use of ad management interfaces and bidding tools that support a spectrum of budgets and maturity-levels. This person will need a high degree of personal initiative, ability to make informed decisions semi-autonomously and excellent communication skills. This person must also be comfortable wearing many hats in a fast-paced environment.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Help drive enterprise level media governance, including framework for central ad account management
  • Educate, consult and partner with a variety of groups across 3M to scale up effective paid media programs
  • Work directly with cross-functional team members and external partners to plan and execute paid media campaigns that span a variety of objectives (e.g. awareness, demand generation, etc.)
  • Set baseline performance expectations for digital paid media
  • Help manage relationships with approved vendors and media partners
  • Help manage paid media budgets and billing
  • Advise on campaign performance and offer suggestions for campaign improvement
  • Integrate paid tactics with overarching content marketing and marketing automation programs to deliver measurable business value
  • Demonstrate the influence of paid media on the customer journey and demand to revenue processes
  • Utilize enterprise technologies and partners to plan, execute and report on paid media programs
Basic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university
  • Minimum of three (3) years of combined experience in digital media and/or advertising including search, social, display or mobile
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in digital media/advertising across channels (search, social, display, and mobile, etc.)
  • Experience with ad management interfaces and bidding tools (Google, Bing, Facebook/Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Programmatic Ad Tech platforms)
  • Experience in a global, highly-matrixed organization and influencing without authority
  • Experience managing central governance and training
  • Experience working with agencies and ad partners
  • Experience with marketing automation, CRM or eCommerce
  • Experience working in Microsoft Suite (including Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI, etc.)
  • Experience with analytics platforms (Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, etc.)
Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 25% domestic & international
Relocation: Is not authorized
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)
Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at or on Twitter @3M or @3MNewsroom.3M is an equal opportunity employer.  3M  will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

United Technologies - Communications Specialist

Every second a plane takes off with UTC Aerospace Systems equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today’s more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft – our systems make modern flight possible. And by “make it possible,” we mean: we start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. We have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.

As part of the Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS) team, you'll help develop the next generation of more intelligent, more integrated and more reliable solutions that enhance aircraft safety and performance in the most rigorous flight conditions. We have 100 years of experience, a phenomenal product portfolio, state-of-the-art test labs and the resources to make your ideas shine. 

Come soar with us.
UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of a variety of aerospace products. Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS) division, based in Burnsville, MN has an exciting opportunity for a Communication Specialist to lead and develop the execution of employee and executive communication programs to convey consistent internal messaging across all business unit locations and promote business unit success and initiative at the corporate levels. Responsibilities include:
- Internal communication projects and budgets (employee communications and messaging, executive communications and messaging, script development and video coordination, internal newsletter development and distribution, distribution of organizational announcements and other internal messaging, multi-media management and intranet site management)
- Copywriting for employee messages, executive communications, internal stories for newsletters, intranet, speeches, presentations, video scripts, social media, etc.
- Communications counsel and guidance on processes, best practices and writing style for business unit leadership, functions and global sites
- Employee events (limited coordination, planning and support of events such as executive all employee meetings and employee recognition events)
- Business unit SharePoint site (develop, maintain and explore opportunities to measure effectiveness and implement ongoing enhancements)
- Graphic design and production (PowerPoint presentations, graphics for varied levels of internal events)
- Multi-media development (video and photography management and coordination for employee events and activities)
- Social media content (work collaboratively with Corporate Communications on the development of social media content representing business unit activities)
- Identity and brand management (work collaboratively with Corporate Communications to ensure corporate-wide messaging and corporate identity standards are met; ensure branding is consistent through all collateral, promotional materials and internal messaging)
- Employee engagement (Partner with HR to drive employee engagement through effective communication)
- Department support (support business unit Communications & Public Relations peers and Associate Director of Communications as needed with day-to-day communications activities, photo shoots, video production management, etc.)

  • 5-7 years of organizational communications or combined related experience
  • Independent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent organization, project, and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with people at all levels and work well in a team environment
  • Experience in a Continuous Improvement (CI) environment helpful
  • Intermediate-to-advanced user of Microsoft Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, SharePoint), Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop

Education: Bachelor's degree; preferably in communications, business, marketing or human resources; technical background helpful

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Goff Public is hiring!

Goff Public, a leading public relations and government relations firm based in Saint Paul, is seeking an Account Executive with 3-5 years of experience in public relations or journalism and a passion for great writing. Applicants must be ready to provide the highest-quality client service at a fast pace. The candidate selected for this position will be exposed to a wide array of clients and activities. Duties include assisting multiple client teams with writing, creating media lists, developing presentations, monitoring media and social media, managing websites, and preparing recurring client reports.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following skills and traits.

Desired skills
– Creative, persuasive and succinct writer
– Thoughtful strategist
– Accomplished social media strategist
– Proficient project manager
– Sound judgment

Desired traits
– Team player
– Good listener
– Curious, creative and innovative thinker
– Strong attention to detail

Additional skills that are preferred include project management, graphic design, presentation design, video production, and website development.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to Sue Kuncio at by Monday, October 23.

Target - Marketing Development Program Intern

Marketing Intern

About us:
Target is one of the world’s most recognized brands and one of America’s leading retailers. As a Marketing Intern you’ll discover a company focused on delighting and exciting our guests. Come make an impact on how guests see our Brand!

In this role, you’ll gain a realistic job preview into life on the Target marketing team. You’ll leverage key partnerships with the Target Creative Studio, Merchandising, External Agencies and media contacts to deliver strong campaigns, Target branded signing or packaging that drive guests to Target stores and to Target products. As a Marketing Intern at Target, you’ll make an impact by assisting with the development of emerging channel marketing strategies including research, adoption and how they fit within the enterprise.

To culminate your summer experience, you’ll manage and present a project on an assigned topic in one of the exciting areas across Target Marketing. All the while, we’ll be supporting you with extensive training and robust development to help you grow as a strong Marketing Intern.

About you:
Currently pursuing a 4-year degree in Marketing or Advertising with strong academic performance (3.0 GPA or above)

Demonstrated leadership, strong initiative and decision-making skills
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
Strong planning and organizational skills