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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Linnihan Foy Advertising is seeking a PR Account Executive

Linnihan Foy Advertising is seeking a PR Account Executive who will help us continue to provide our B2B and B2C clients with exceptional public relations services. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing skills, media relations experience, social media expertise, strong project management skills and the ability to assume a direct leadership role with clients.

We would enjoy meeting those with the following qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of experience in public relations or ad agency
  • Significant account management experience as primary client contact
  • Excellent writing skills, including writing news releases, case histories and feature articles
  • Media relations experience, including researching and creating media distribution lists, and developing and pitching story ideas to editors
  • Capable of grasping technical content and making it compelling
  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills
  • Experience developing and monitoring social media strategies and initiatives
  • Works well with clients and peers
  • Great sense of humor (a must)

Linnihan Foy Advertising is a full-service, top 25 advertising agency located in Nordeast Minneapolis. We offer a competitive salary based on experience, great offices, a friendly atmosphere, a well-stocked kitchen, free parking and potential for growth.

How to apply:
Please send your resume to

Monday, February 20, 2017

Sip Savor Social - Social Media Coordinator

Are you passionate about social marketing and crafting messages that make people excited and engaged? Are you a consummate professional who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment? Do you love taking on new projects and challenges, and are willing to work hard to see results?

We are:

  • A Twin Cities based marketing consulting firm that works with some of the cities most inspiring, fun and interesting brands
  • Passionate about delivering the best results to our clients
  • Interested in working with people who are hard working, have a zest for life and skills to back up their talk
  • Offering the experience to work in a small business environment, where you have the opportunity to showcase your awesome skills, collaborate with other cool businesses and have fun while doing it
  • Looking for social media coordinator to manage social media initiatives through planning, creative content creation, implementation and measurement to fulfill client goals and expectations
You are:
  • A savvy social media coordinator with proven work experience who understands the strategic intent of branded online social media communities
  • A thoughtful writer who masterfully creates compelling social posts that engage your audience
  • Have an eye for design and visual images that drive engagement on Instagram
  • An analytic-driven scheduler who knows how and when to share social messages for the best ROI
  • A brilliant multi-tasker who can manage and maintain multiple online communities
  • A good social listener, able to respond to social community comments, feedback, and reviews with professionalism
  • Skilled at interpreting monthly metric reports and crafting client insight summaries
  • A creative thinker, always looking for ways to optimize follower growth, engagement and lead generation across all social channel platforms, as well as create new partnership opportunities
  • Able to create, monitor and measure successful Facebook and Instagram Ads
  • Able to measure website traffic and interpret Google Analytics data
  • Ability to gasp future trends in digital technologies and be proactive
You must have:
  • A college degree
  • Superior knowledge of all social media platforms
  • Excellent communication, writing and organizational skills
  • The ability to take direction gracefully and the confidence to manage projects independently
  • Availability to work some irregular hours including evenings and weekends as needed
  • Ability to meet deadlines
This is a freelance, contract position, approximately 20 hours per week to start. Must be based in the Twin Cities. No phone calls.
Job Type: Contract
Required education:
  • Bachelor's
Required experience:
  • Social Media Marketing: 2 years
Apply now.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Solar Career Network - Public Relations Assistant (Minneapolis, MN)

We are seeking a Public Relations Assistant to join our team! You will be responsible for the public relations initiatives of the organization for a consistently growing event marketing company providing marketing, advertising and consulting services to large national companies and corporations. This firm identifies and develops new streams of revenue for clients through on-site promotions, innovative marketing strategies and advertising campaigns with a personal touch. Every product campaign is executed uniquely for each client researched target market.


Design and maintain a favorable public image for clients
Coordinate all promotional activities and events
Leverage existing consumer relationships and cultivate new business contacts
Work with other departments to help promote brand recognition
Assist in the selection of marketing and promotional materials


Previous experience in marketing/advertising/public relations or other related fields
Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Deadline and detail-oriented

This is a full time position
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Apply now.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Prime Therapeutics - Corp Communication Intern

Our work matters. We help people get the medicine they need to feel better and live well.  We do not lose sight of that. It fuels our passion and drives every decision we make.

Job Posting Title

Corp Communication Intern

Job Description

Job Summary:
The corporate communication intern will have the chance to perform a wide range of activities. Experiences will include working in a digital content management system to maintain information on the company’s Intranet and Internet, creating corporate newsletters and mailing lists, participating in and leading meetings, using web analytics to assess the results of communication efforts, and helping to plan and execute initiatives such as desk drops, on-site events and communication campaigns.
Responsibilities (provide 3-6 bullet points summarizing the responsibilities and projects that the intern will work on):
·         Researching and/or writing stories for various communication channels
·         Posting and updating content on PrimeToday (Intranet site)
·         Compiling current and historical corporate information for easy reference and use in presentations
·         Assisting with a mid-year presentation on corporate communications projects and results
·         Developing communication plans for both internal and external audiences
·         Implementing elements of communication plans, including working closely with Prime’s creative team
·         Tracking analytics specific to internal and external communication campaigns
·         Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
·         Currently enrolled in an undergraduate four year degree program at an accredited institution; must be at a Junior or Senior level and pursuing a degree directly related to the position
o   English, Communications, Journalism or Public Relations
·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills
·         Ability to effectively prioritize and manage several projects at once

Preferred Qualifications:
·      Interest in health care or public health
Must be authorized, now and in the future, to work full-time in the United States for other than practical training. Prime will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Delta Dental - Marketing & Communications Intern

Part-time, Internship GENERAL SUMMARY

This position is responsible for assisting the Marketing Communications Specialist with the execution of communications & public relations, marketing and events associated with Delta Dental of Minnesota. This role will help support various aspects of the business through a broad spectrum of marketing and communications related activities and projects and will assist with coordinating events and partnership marketing.


1. Marketing and Content Development

  • Assist with writing communications materials, including but not limited to: press releases, newsletters, original content, member & sales communications and website updates
2. Event Operations and Activation
  • Provide event operations and activation support, working across multiple departments
  • Provide on-site coordination and staffing at select events including sports marketing events, tradeshows & community events
  • Assist in coordination of Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation initiatives
4. Social Media Engagement
  • Assist with the planning and execution of online social mediums, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Support marketing team by taking an active role in Blog, Facebook and Twitter content revisions, social media listening and new content generation
  • Assist marketing team in establishing new social media goals and tactics to help further amplify brand’s social presence
  • Opportunity to assist graphic designer in creation of social media imagery and promotional advertisements


  • This position requires a self-starter who is comfortable working with minimal supervision
  • Excellent reading, writing, copy editing
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Photoshop
  • Understanding of basic design principals
  • Ability to multi-task and meet required deadlines
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Professional brand ambassador at all public events and tradeshows
  • Team Player. Ability to see the big picture goals of the organization and contribute on day-to-day tasks.
  • Willingness to work outside of regular 9-5 schedule.
  • Current driver’s license and ability to lift 25 pounds.


  • 1-3 years relevant experience or coursework in marketing and/or public relations
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Experience working with web and social media tools
  • Event experience is a plus
  • Dental/insurance knowledge is a plus


  • Internal Audiences include: marketing & communications, sales and operations, community benefit and human resources
  • External Audiences include: current and potential customers, benefit decision makers, brokers, providers, key clients, agencies and partners
  • This position may work closely with key vendors that provide support or implementation of technologies or services

  •  Apply now.

    CenterPoint Energy - Corporate Communications Intern (Minneapolis, MN)-OPE00513

    Job Description 

    Corporate Communications Intern (Minneapolis, MN)-OPE00513


    Summary:  Provides support to Corporate Communications including community relations by working on a variety of projects, with an emphasis on writing and editing for a variety of styles, including news/editorial, promotion, advertising, employee communication, web-based and electronic communication and as playing the company mascot.
    Essential Duties/Responsibilities:   
    • Writes and edits copy that that supports Corporate Communications internal and external communication, including employee communications, Regulatory rate case communications, marketing, advertising, news releases, web copy and media relations initiatives.
    • Works with media relations manager on pitching story ideas.
    • Drafts stories and assists in the production of company internal news, a weekly company-wide electronic newsletter.
    • Publishes and manages web content for internal and external audiences. May also work with SharePoint, a web-based collaboration tool.
    • Supports preparation of web pages for migration to a new web platform, reviewing and updating content as needed.
    • Updates the company intranet and Internet, as directed.
    • Assists by providing content to the social media team with monitoring to customer postings, as well as proactive messages in support of company initiatives and community programs.
    • Provides general assistance to project managers.
    • Performs in costume as company Mascot at community events.


    Education:  Requires current enrollment in pursuit of an undergraduate degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing Communications, or another related field from an accredited college or university.
    Experience:  No prior work experience required.
    Additional Knowledge, Skills, Licenses/Certifications, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics (KSLAPs):   
    • Able to demonstrate general knowledge of best practices in writing for a variety of styles.
    • Able to demonstrate general knowledge of the Associated Press (AP) writing style.
    • Able to demonstrate general knowledge of best practices in web writing.
    • Able to develop web content from print copy.
    • Able to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences in written and oral form.
    • Able to work effectively in a team oriented environment.
    • Able to listen actively; clarify information as needed; convey understanding of the questions, instructions or comments of others and convey information in an appropriate manner.
    • Able to work independently through the use of initiative and self-motivation.
    • Able to use computer software including proficiency with word processing, email, graphics/presentations and any specialized products.
    • Able to demonstrate strong customer service skills.
    • Able to adapt quickly to changing demands and to demonstrate flexibility in the face of change or uncertainty.
    • Able to interact with all levels of management and associates and perform well.
    • Able to work with confidential information, materials and files in an appropriate, professional and discrete manner.
    • Able to exercise tact, diplomacy and good judgment.
    • Able to multi-task and manage several projects, activities or deadlines at one time.
    • Able to read, speak, write and understand English.
    • Able to demonstrate commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company’s Ethics and Compliance Code, and other Company policies and procedures, and take all required training courses. 
    • Able to demonstrate respect for all individuals and adhere to the Company’s values and business practices.
    Physical Requirements:
    • Able to demonstrate the manual dexterity to operate a personal computer.
    • Able to view personal computer monitor for long periods of time.
    • Able to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a minimal amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
    • Able to perform in costume during hot temperatures in mascot costume.
    • Able to operate a copy machine, fax machine, calculator, telephone, mobile phone and other office equipment.
    • Able to see, hear, speak and distinguish colors.
    • Able to communicate orally in a clear manner.
    • Able to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time and bend, stoop, squat and/or kneel occasionally.
    Working Conditions:
    • Able to work successfully in a fast paced office environment with a high volume workload and frequent short deadlines.
    • Able to work indoors, in an office environment, regardless of whether cubicle, open office or private office.
    • Able to work with minimal supervision and with multiple deadlines, schedules or timelines.
    • Able to be highly dependable and reliable, including punctual and regular attendance.
    • Able to support Emergency Operating Plan.
    This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

    Friday, February 10, 2017

    SMSC Communications Specialist - SMSC Communications Specialist

    Job Description
    Job Summary:
    Assists in planning, creating and implementing communications materials, media plans, and public relations programs.      

    Job Duties:
    1. Distribute press releases to media contacts across the nation by: developing ideas for content, developing the relevant information, writing the text and obtaining approvals.
    2. Field media inquiries, prepare materials for submission, escort media, and track coverage of the SMSC and its enterprises in the media.
    3. Update and maintain the media database for distribution of press releases.
    4. Work with various media outlets to get stories about the SMSC placed. Monitor coverage of the Community in newspapers and publications, and work with reporters to develop story ideas, correct their mistakes, and encourage accurate reporting about the Community.
    5. Write and take photos for various SMSC publications. Make suggestions for stories, layout, and photo selection.
    6. Shoot photos at various SMSC events.
    7. Other duties as assigned.  To include: writing speeches for the Business Council, conducting tours of the reservation, coordinating film projects, escorting film crews for approved projects, etc.

    Apply Now.

    Wednesday, February 08, 2017

    L A Rockler Fur Company - Digital/Social Media Specialist

    We are looking for a driven Social/Digital Media Specialist to attract and interact with targeted virtual communities and network users. The goal is to achieve superior customer engagement, website traffic and revenue by strategically exploiting all aspects of the social and digital media road maps. If you know how to creatively handle various online marketing tools, like websites and blogs, this position is for you. You will work with different team members and coordinate our marketing, advertising and promotional activities. This is a PT position with strong potential to grow into a FT position where ultimately, you should be able to promote our company and increase customer engagement.

    • Design digital media campaigns aligned with our business strategy and goals
    • Setting up and optimizing company pages within each social media platform to increase visibility of company’s social content
    • Moderate all user-generated content
    • Maintain a strong online company voice through social media
    • Establish our Ecommerce-web presence to boost brand awareness
    • Create and maintain company/brand/industry related blog
    • Manage end-to-end digital and social media projects
    • Tracking, reporting and analyzing website(s) analytics, pay-per-click (PPC) initiatives and campaigns
    • Optimize copy and landing pages for paid search engine marketing campaigns
    • Monitor and report on Google Analytics metrics
    • Highlight potential risks or malfunctions and act proactively or put together best plan to resolve issues
    • Seek opportunities for improvement and suggest new projects
    • BS degree in Marketing, Digital Media or relevant field
    • Knowledge of online marketing and good understanding of major marketing channels
    • Positive attitude, detail and customer oriented with good multitasking and organizational ability
    Job Type: Part-time
    Salary: $15.00 to $18.00 /hour
    Job Location:
    • Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Required education:
    • Bachelor's
    Required experience:
    • Social Media: 1 year
    • Social Media Marketing: 1 year
    Apply now.