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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Maccabee seeks PR/SOCIAL MEDIA ASSISTANT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE



A smart, creative and curious Assistant Account Executive is sought by Minneapolis-based Maccabee Public Relations, a three-time winner of Minnesota Business magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work.”

You have one to three years of post-college experience in marketing communications and media relations/publicity, as well as successful use of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and other social media channels to achieve marketing goals. 

We’re searching for an excellent writer with exceptional talent for online communications, B2B and B2C broadcast and print media relations, inbound marketing and content creation, cause and event/experiential marketing and online video storytelling. You’re known for:
·       Sublime project and event management skills
·       Collaborative relationships with co-workers
·       A relentlessly positive, can-do attitude
·       An eye for quantifying success metrics
·       The ability to work intensively with editors, producers, reporters and bloggers.

Expertise in the healthcare/wellness/medical, agriculture/food and B2B technology industries is a plus. Send your cover note and resume to Executive Vice President Gwen Chynoweth at gwen@maccabee.com.

Located in the Warehouse District of downtown Minneapolis, Maccabee is the strategic public relations and online marketing agency that’s been called “PR Agency of the Year” by Twin Cities Business magazine. We’ve produced marketing campaigns for such brands as General Mills, OfficeMax, GNP Company (Gold’n Plump and Just BARE chicken), Delta Airlines’ MLT Vacations, RedBrick Health, Hazelden, M & M/Mars Chocolate, Pitney Bowes, Deluxe Corp, National Theatre for Children, CaringBridge, American Medical Systems, Jostens, AmericInn Hotels and Caribou Coffee. Maccabee – winner of the Silver Halo Award for “Best Cause Marketing Campaign” and Promo Interactive’s “Best Viral Campaign” – is the firm behind Hazelden’s “Four Generations Overcoming Addiction,” OfficeMax’s launch of the online sensation ElfYourself, and Kemps’ “100th Anniversary Mooseum” campaign featuring the unveiling of the World’s Largest Scoop of Ice Cream.

Learn more about the joys of working at Maccabee at www.maccabee.com and follow us on FacebookTwitterLinkedInYouTubePinterest and our MaccaPR blog

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Bellmont Partners is Looking for an Intern

Bellmont Partners, a public relations agency based in Edina, Minn., is looking for a motivated intern to join our nine-person team. Our tight-knit team works hard and takes great pride in the results we’re able to generate for our clients -- and we have a lot of fun in the process. We’re looking for an intern to help out on a variety of accounts from March through August 2015, working with both consumer and B2B clients, as well as on event coordination. Here are some of the roles our intern could expect to be doing on any given day:

·       Creating
o   Assisting in the development of press materials, media lists, media insights, media kits, event materials and other needs
o   Contributing to the management of social media platforms, which may include creating social posts, photo editing and uploading, and more
·       Managing
o   Being able to work independently on various aspects of client projects
o   Contributing to the management and organizing of client reporting and media monitoring and organizing client reports
·       Organizing
o   Developing and managing an internal database of various resources
o   Organizing logistics for upcoming client events, including but not limited to developing nametags, coordinating mailings, contacting vendors and creating event schedules
·       Supporting
o   Providing research support for new business efforts or other client projects
o   Supporting all client teams on tasks large and small, including planning client meetings, coordinating internal brainstorms, celebrations and more
o   Supplementing onsite support at client or agency events which includes some early mornings, nights and weekends

Qualifications:
·       Recent college graduates or seniors graduating in May 2015 and pursuing a degree in journalism, communications, public relations or a related area of study
·       If graduating in May, you must be able to provide part-time support prior to graduation
·       Excellent oral and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
·       Self-starter and willingness to take on any project
·       Extremely computer/internet/social media savvy
·      Valid driver’s license

Please submit your resume, two writing samples and a brief email why you are the fit for this position to intern@bellmontpartners.com.

About Bellmont Partners
Established in 1996, Edina-based Bellmont Partners provides a full range of communications services, including strategic public relations counsel, public relations campaign development and execution, media relations, digital strategy and outreach, special event coordination, video production, and writing and design services. For more information, visit BellmontPartners.com.

aimClear seeks Account Executive



We are seeking a traditional public relations professional who has a desire to learn digital marketing as a way to intersect their traditional skillset.  The ideal candidate will join aimClear at the Senior Account Executive level in our Saint Paul office. This is a great opportunity to fuse traditional and digital public relations with online and social marketing. Hone your skills in holistic marketing by joining aimClear’s internationally recognized team of fanatical integrated social, search and PR practitioners.   Candidate should have demonstrated experience in B2B public relations strategy, pitching and writing.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute holistic PR strategies and plans
  • Actively pitch and secure placements on behalf of clients
  • Foster relationships with media contacts across all platforms
  • Write and edit an array of communication pieces – including contributed articles, news releases, key messages, blog posts, award submissions, marketing collateral, online ads and copy
  • Draft social content plans
  • Online community management and reputation monitoring

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of related experience, preferably B2B skills within an agency environment
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Heavy media relations experience
  • Client-facing experience
  • Fluency in social media marketing
  • Successful track record of garnering media placements
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to meet strict deadlines

aimClear® is a rapidly growing 30-person internationally recognized digital marketing agency. We operate from our Duluth, Minnesota office with a second office in the Lowertown neighborhood of Saint Paul, Minnesota. 

Since 2006, we’ve worked with clients ranging from iconic multinational brands to incredibly cool startups. Client credits include Intel, Siemens, Tektronix, SecondLife, Martha Stewart, Victaulic, 3M, Neustar, AirBnB and many others.

Our agency is known for bleeding-edge creative tactics and a holistic approach to integrating social media, search, and PR channels. Our process and tools for mapping “whole users” to social and search, using both paid and organic tactics, has proven revolutionary for B2B and B2C sales, lead generation, community building, and other key performance indicators (KPIs). Our proprietary predictive modeling software makes setting goals scientific in largely unpredictable multi-channel environments.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to:
jobs@aimclear.com

Friday, January 23, 2015

PadillaCRT - Account Executive

Looking for new opportunities in the New Year? PadillaCRT currently is looking for account executives to join our employee-owned agency.

We’re looking for talented communications professionals with three-plus years of experience in public relations and marketing communications. Experience in business-to-business marketing communications, media relations and/or corporate relations within financial services is preferred.   Come be a part of PadillaCRT, one of the largest employee-owned communications agencies in North America.

You’ll enjoy working with people who are driven, smart, creative and courageous. And you’ll discover there is no communications firm more committed to helping great organizations achieve their purpose.

The Account Executive will be responsible for the following:
  • Day-to-day public relations and communications activities, including research, writing news releases and other communications materials 
  • Planning, implementing and evaluating public relations and integrated communication programs   Managing day-to-day client activities 
  • Monitoring budgets 
  • Media relations  Candidates must have the following skills:
  • Strong writing
  • Excellent media relations 
  • Account management and client-relations skills 
  • Ability to understand and explain complex subjects  
  • Problem solving  
  • Self-starter 
  • Strong work ethic 

PadillaCRT is an employee-owned firm and an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer an exceptional work environment, which contributes to our recognition as America’s “Top Agency to Work For.”   Our clients span various industries, including technology, food/beverage/consumer products, agriculture, manufacturing, health care, retail, financial and more. Our staff includes experts in marketing communications, crisis/critical issues management, employee communications, investor relations, market/opinion research, digital media, creative design, media relations and public affairs.  Excellence.  Integrity & Truthfulness.  Generosity.  Innovation & Creativity.  Service & Servant Leadership.  Inclusion.  That's who we strive to be. And we’re seeking entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.  Thanks for considering PadillaCRT! We encourage you to visit us at www.PadillaCRT.com.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Brew - Social & Digital Media – Associate Position

Brew, a boutique communications agency is seeking an agile, responsive and adaptive individual to
join our small team.

Our associate trace aims to transition recent or upcoming graduates into full-time positions through
guidance and mentorship over a six-month program. We are seeking candidates for a position
within our team to assist in planning and executing campaigns. If you are social media addict and
can also be strategic, then you might be the person we are looking for.

Job Responsibilities:
– Play an active role in monitoring, evaluating, executing and planning social media and
digital efforts.
– Demonstrate strong communication and writing skills.
– Manage and monitor day-to-day posting on social media platforms, including
Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn and other digital media.
– Show a strong understanding of various social media platforms and interest in digital
media planning.
– Assist in analyzing social media efforts; must be confident in expressing own
observations and recommendations.
– Research social media trends and perform competitive social media audits, includes
creating presentations for clients.

Qualifications:
– Creative and proactive problem-solver
– Team player ready to learn on the job
– Strong writing proficiency
– Show strong skills in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, along with grasp of basic math
– Technologically-adept with an ability to learn new programs quickly
– Actively engaged in social media
– InDesign proficient

To Apply:
Submit a cover letter and resume to employment@brew-creative.com by February 6th for full
consideration.

In addition, please provide answers to the following questions:
– What brands have inspired you to be active in social media? Why?
– What value does social media create for brands?
– Answers should be no longer than one page.
If you are selected as a candidate, we will contact you. No calls please.