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Monday, January 23, 2017

Southeast Service Cooperative - Marketing and Communications Intern

Hours per week:             10-20
  Description: Bring your creative talents to our marketing and communications team! Learn about working in K-12 education and local government and make a difference in southeast Minnesota communities. Southeast Service Cooperative is seeking an intern to work on specific projects, including, but not limited to:
  •         Design marketing materials (newsletters, brochures, flyers, and catalog)
  •         Create and schedule email campaigns
  •         Design, implement and evaluate social media communication plan
  •         Research, build, and update profiles for member record
  •         Assist with service delivery, booking professional development sessions, contracts, customer service, site coordination and workshop/training evaluation
  SSC offers a professional, flexible work environment that focuses on teamwork and shared accomplishment. As a learning organization, we value integrity, excellence and relationships.
  Education, Experience, and Qualifications: Must be enrolled in or recently completed associate’s or bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, graphic design, business management, education or public administration. Proficient in Microsoft office and various social media platforms. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite preferred. Demonstrated accuracy, timeliness, organizational, and communication skills.
  Competencies that will be explored and developed in this internship:
  • Adaptability
  • Communications
  • Creativity
  • Detail Oriented
  • Persuade and Influence
  • Problem Solving
  • Quality
  • Resourcefulness and Initiative
  Work Site: Southeast Service Cooperative, 210 Wood Lake Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904
  Physical requirements:  Able to sit for extended period of time (approximately 4 hours at a time) and work at a computer (enter data) and/or desk.  Able to lift and carry light loads (up to approximately 20 lbs).                                                                                                                  
  Reports to:  Kari Kubicek, Program Manager
  Wage:  $10 per hour
Southeast Service Cooperative is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

BioGray, LLC - Social Media Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY As part of the Content/Marketing Communications team, the Social Media Strategist will help develop, administer and measure BioGray's social media strategy and initiatives, including sourcing and developing content; building brand awareness and managing brand reputation; generating inbound traffic and cultivating leads and enrollments; and analyzing and measuring social media impact against KPIs.The Social Media Strategist will engage BioGray's audiences (clients, purchasing managers etc.) through a variety of relevant platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google +, Pinterest, YouTube, Snapchat, as well as BioGray's current client base.The Social Media Specialist will also support the b2b marketing team objectives, helping to provide market insights and best practices for engaging key b2b audiences via social media.

ESSENTIAL Functions In this highly collaborative role across marketing, the Social Media Strategist will:
  • Oversee overall social sentiment and brand reputation on social media channels, including monitoring, listening and helping ensure timely response to audiences in a social-minded way
  • Translate overall marketing strategy into an actionable social strategy
  • Develop and manage a social media calendar coordinating with education, marketing, sales and beauty products team events
  • Owns PF social media policies and strategy: employee policies, company policies which are found in the employee handbook
  • Trains employees on social media guidelines and best practices.
  • Creates and deactivates social accounts as needed. Maintains log of all accounts
  • Help to develop and create timely and engaging content that supports SEO and is optimized for platform use and intended audience
  • Work with service teams and escalate issues as needed to ensure BioGray's reputation management strategy
  • Working with the Growth Marketing team, manage the paid social strategy process and budget
  • Partnering with Lifecycle team on retention marketing to help drive retention and up selling
  • Assist in monitoring social media design, tools, applications, channels and strategy trends
  • Analyze and report social media actions on a monthly basis for successes and new opportunities
  • Developing and implementing social media strategy working closely with the Community Engagement Specialist for special events, projects and presentations as needed.
  • Attend various conferences and events with sales and marketing teams to assist with social media needs
  • Maintain a working knowledge of SEO principles within “Search and Social”
  • Display in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, their respective participants and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios
  • Maintain excellent writing and language skills that adhere to social media best practices across multiple social media platforms
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of key social media performance metrics
  • Is customer service-oriented and able to work with digital support team to provide support via social media channels
  • Bachelor degree in marketing or related field, with 1-2 years of social media experience, college graduate okay
  • Possesses knowledge and experience in the tenets of traditional marketing. Demonstrates creativity and documented immersion in social media
  • Proficient in content marketing theory and application. Experience sourcing and managing content development and publishing
  • Maintains a working knowledge of principles of SEO including keyword research.
  • Exhibits the ability to jump from the creative side of marketing to analytical side, able to demonstrate why their ideas are analytically sound
  • Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, their respective participants and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios
  • Maintains excellent writing and language skills
  • Displays ability to effectively communicate information and ideas to management and business stakeholders
  • Exceeds at building and maintaining relationships, both online and off
  • Demonstrates winning social customer support techniques
  • Experience with Hootsuite, Jive, GaggleAMP, and Hubspot a plus
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $51,000.00 /year
Required education:
  • Bachelor's
Required experience:
  • Social Media Marketing: 1 year
  • social media: 1 year
Apply now.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Linnihan Foy Advertising - PR Specialist

LinnihanFoy 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 and strong project management skills.

We would enjoy meeting those with the following qualifications:

  • 3 or more years of experience in public relations or ad agency
  • 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
  • Experience developing and monitoring social media strategies and initiatives
  • Capable of grasping technical content and making it compelling
  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills
  • 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

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Minnesota Corn Growers Association - Public Relations Manager

The Public Relations Manager will be a key member of the Communications team; helping MCGA proactively tells its story through media, social channels and partnership engagement. The qualified candidate will strategically enhance the engagement of Minnesota Corn Growers Association and its brand by working effectively to tell the story of Minnesota’s corn farmers to the non-farming public
and communicate corn farmers of the many ways  MCGA works on their behalf

  • Expand new partnerships and opportunities for MN Corn Growers Association
  • Works closely with MCGA staff, mainly Executive, Assistant Executive; Policy, Research and Communication Directors
  • Partner with community groups and environmental groups open to working with organizations like MCGA that represent conventional agriculture
  • Strategically partner with web designers, marketing agencies and other organizations that assist MCGA with media buys ad creativity  

Bachelor’s Degree required (Master’s in process or achieved desired) and minimum of 6 years with public relations work experience

  • Plan and coordinate all external media opportunities targeting both farm and non-farm audiences
  • Serve as liaison between media, farmer-leaders and MCGA staff. This includes coordinating interviews, preparing background materials and developing key messages
  • Serve as lead writer for all external communications and other content (newsletters, info sheets, ad copy, radio scripts, etc.)
  • Develop daily content for MCGA’s blog
  • Maintain primary MCGA website (
  • Give MCGA a distinct and impactful voice across multiple social media platforms.
  • Lead staff for weekly “Leader Update” e-newsletter (design, content, and database management)
  • Oversee still photography and video production including selection and coordination of vendors, locations, and subject matter
  • Work with partners to plan and coordinate farm visits, ethanol plant tours and other activities involving visiting foreign trade teams
  • Assist in planning, coordinating and representing MCGA at key events throughout the fiscal year (Farmfest, EXPO, etc.)
  • Work with B&C, Executive, Assistant Executive, Communications, Research and Policy Directors to develop communication strategy around key issues

Exceptional Writing and Communication Skills…Entrepreneurial…Analytic…Collaborative Teaming
…Strategic Ability… Planning and Organizing…Building Community Relationships

Send cover letter and resume to Anne at Rizzo| Executive Search, and LLC at

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Pathfinder - Social Media Specialist / Paid Student Internship

We're looking for a highly motivated and creative social media enthusiast who is interested in science, digital arts, innovative technology and global engagement. The Student Candidate must reside at least part of the year in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa or the Dakotas and be able to interview in Minneapolis.

The Paid Intern Student Candidate Will Have These Opportunities:
* Collaborate in development and management of global social media strategies
* Help manage paid media marketing budget
* Act as liaison between development + creative team
* Help develop and produce social media promotions and other engagement
* Participate in project management
* Work and learn with a flexible schedule on site and remotely

Here's What You Bring to This Role
* Current or recent student enrollment
* Experience in content management and social media
* Digital fluency and familiar with various social media platforms
* At least a basic knowledge of analytics and willingness to learn more
* Excellent communication skills
* Desire to explore & learn new digital skills & emerging media with SME mentors
* Apply yourself as a good team member
* Opportunity to gain credits for internship
PATHFINDER is a STEM-based initiative focused on citizen science, digital arts, subject matter experts and a global market, using original content, custom solutions, innovative technologies and exceptional activities.
Job Type: Internship
Job Location:
  • Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN
Required experience:
  • Social Media Management: 1 year
  • Social Media Marketing: 1 year
Apply online now.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Fairview - Communications Manager

Join our team in driving a healthier future.
Fairview Health Services is an award-winning nonprofit health care system with more than 21,000 employees and 2,300 aligned physicians. Based in Minneapolis, we deliver care at all stages of life and are committed to high value health-superior outcomes and an exceptional experience at a lower cost of care. Passionate, innovative employees are essential to our future as we seek to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives. 
Job Description:
Fairview Communications and Public Affairs Managers develop and execute communication plans to protect Fairview’s reputation and provide internal and external stakeholders the information and information they need to advance our mission of healing, discovery and education. Communications and Public Affairs Managers are accountable for highly strategic and complex work that has both internal and external communication implications, including developing comprehensive understanding of audience segments, creating messages and communication strategies appropriate for those audience segments, managing communication channels and measuring outcomes.
To be successful:

  • Communications and Public Affairs Managers must be highly skilled consultants and strategists
  • Be able to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Possess strong tactical execution skills for a variety of media
  • Have the ability to develop highly effective relationships with colleagues at all levels of the organization.
This position works at the direction of the Communications and Public Affairs Director and requires wide-ranging knowledge and experience in corporate communications, public relations, internal communications and brand management.
Job Qualifications:
Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, journalism or related field.

Preferred Education

  • Master’s degree
Minimum Experience

  • 8 years experience in strategic/corporate communications, public affairs, human resources or related field.
  • Experience working in a highly diverse, 10,000+ employee organizations with multiple locations.
  • Excellent writing and communications skills.

Preferred Experience

  • Specific corporate communications and health care experience are preferred.
Are you ready to transform healthcare with us?
For more than 100 years, Fairview has been meeting community needs and achieving breakthrough medical advances in care. We are committed to providing our patients and their families with the very best care and the very best experience. Fairview has seven hospitals and medical centers and more than 90 primary and specialty care clinics throughout the state.

In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview is an academic health system committed to nation-leading research and educating tomorrow’s physicians and health care professionals. We serve patients from across the state of Minnesota, the upper Midwest and beyond.
True to our values of dignity, integrity, service, compassion and innovation, our employees are improving patient lives and driving a healthier future. Consider being part of our team today.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Apply online.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

3M - Marketing Communications Specialist

Job Description:
3M is seeking a Marketing Communications Specialist for the Medical Key Accounts organization located in Maplewood, Minnesota. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Marketing Communications Specialist – Medical Key Accounts will be responsible for internal and external strategy, planning and execution on behalf of this dynamic organization. We’re looking for a creative and versatile team player who will bring new ideas to engage Health Care Leaders.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Develops and executes comprehensive integrated communication plans that are aligned with marketing strategies and programs. 
  • Coordinates Trade Show activities such as defining booth specifications & graphics, managing vendor registration and shipping literature / product samples to event.
  • Manages the execution of communications through a variety of approaches (online, video, social media, etc.).
  • Consults with internal clients to understand their communication needs, creates content and support communications. Crafts key messages and compelling internal and external communications. Makes complex subject matter easy to understand, especially for global audiences.
  • Partners cross-functionally with colleagues to ensure alignment of communication execution and goal attainment. Recommends and manages project plans with external agency/vendor partners for delivery of select marketing or communication tactics.
  • Establishes and manages annual budget for assigned areas; recommends resource allocations to meet communication objectives. Ensures production of deliverables consistent with communication strategy and plan, with measurable impact on the organization's results.
  • Develops and recommends measurement techniques to assess results of projects and campaigns. Measures, analyzes and reports results.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of five (5) years of marketing communications experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience planning trade shows
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree or higher in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Advertising, and/or Public Relations from an accredited university
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of Corporate, HR, internal or Business Communications experience
  • Communications/marketing campaign management software/tools experience
  • Strong PowerPoint presentations development skills
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong editorial skills including: grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Ability to translate strategic plan into execution through detailed tactical Communication Plan
  • Ability to translate complex material into engaging communications
  • Excellent collaboration skills, ability to develop solid working relationships in a matrix organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 10%
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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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Humera - Marketing and Events Coordinator

Humera is currently looking for a Marketing and Events Coordinator, The Marketing & Events Coordinator will be responsible for the successful execution of Company’s marketing strategies and campaigns. Position will act as in-house event manager for trade-shows, conventions, meetings and other miscellaneous events. This is a Contract to hire opportunity!

  • Responsible for the development and execution of marketing campaigns; timelines, content, themes, budget, etc.
  • Main point of contact and primary planning agent for major national trade shows Broadway attends including (but not limited to) NADA, ICA Show, AAPEX as well as smaller national and regional shows (BMW, Acura, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar/Land Rover)
  • Create new concepts and ideas to present to internal and external audience.
  • Utilize Adobe Creative Suite for design elements, keeping current with new versions.
  • Responsible for delivering high quality finished products and implementing project deadlines, working in tandem with President(s) when necessary, and managing department staff members to a timeline.
  • Must continue to develop needed skills and keep current with relevant industry trends and innovations.
  • Manage company sales quotation process ? ensure timeliness and accuracy of quote requests and distribution to local and national sales representatives.
  • Other work related duties and special projects as assigned.

  • Must have prior experience managing a creative team; ability to maintain focus, timeline, structure and be able to produce quality results
  • Proficiency (creatively and technically) in Adobe Creative Suite with emphasis on InDesign, Photoshop and After Effects
  • Must possess high level of creativity and innovation while having well-developed time management and organization skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be able to take direction as given, and/or work independently when
  • Must work well in a collaborative effort with other internal staff as well as independently
  • Executive Administrative duties as required by President(s)
Education and Experienced preferred:
  • Associates or Bachelors in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Business, etc.
  • 2-3 years of marketing experience dealing with external vendors and high profile clientele

Post Date: 01.08.2017
Salary: Contact for Rate
Shift: Day
For more than 40 years you may have known us as Dolphin Staffing - a name synonymous with quality temporary and direct hire employment in the Twin Cities. Today we are Humera - a boutique staffing agency that specializes in the placement of the Twin Cities' best and brightest administrative and professional talent. Although we have changed our name, we continue to provide flexible career opportunities across a broad range of industries and with companies large and small. We invite you to become part of our elite workforce today!
Humera Administrative and Professional Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.