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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association - seeking to fill up to three (3) unpaid internship


The Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) is seeking to fill up to three (3) unpaid internship positions to assist in the league’s public relations and communications efforts for the 2015-16 season. Interns will join the nation’s premier college hockey conference, assisting WCHA staff in promoting the teams, student-athletes, coaches and institutions of both the men’s and women’s WCHA.

PUBLIC RELATIONS/HOCKEY COMMUNICATIONS INTERNS (TWO POSITIONS)
Responsibilities
·         Assist in compiling, writing and editing WCHA press releases and other material for publication (weekly press notes, Players of the Week, weekend preview capsules, etc.)
·         Create content (graphics, tweets and posts) for WCHA social media platforms
·         Assist with weekend game-night social media duties, including live-tweeting, content gathering and interaction/engagement
·         Monitor and compile media coverage (via traditional outlets and social media platforms) related to the WCHA and its member institutions
·         Complete research projects as assigned
·         Assist in planning and implementation of initiatives related to the 2016 WCHA Final Five and Final Face-Off championship tournaments
·         Other duties as assigned

Time Commitment
·         Required minimum of eight (8) hours of work per week at the WCHA Conference Office in Edina, Minn.
·         Willingness to work occasional weekend hours, assisting in social media duties

Basic Qualifications
·         Must be at least 18 years old and either currently enrolled in, or a recent graduate of, a two- or four-year college or university
·         Previous athletic communications, sports information or journalism experience
·         Knowledge of hockey (sport-specific statistics, rules, protocol, etc.)
·         Strong interest in a career in sports

Additional/Desired Qualifications
·         Good verbal and written communication skills
·         Previous writing and/or social media experience
·         Basic knowledge or understanding of InDesign and Photoshop

Benefits
·         Receive hands-on experience working in a conference office for an NCAA Division I sport
·         Opportunity to work as integral part of a small team, developing valuable skills in the areas of public relations, communications and social media
·         Opportunity to gain hands-on exposure to all elements of a conference tournament



GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN (ONE POSITION)
Responsibilities
·         Adhering to the WCHA Brand Style Guide, create graphics and other visual assets that enhance the conference brand via digital, social media and printed platforms. Graphics may include, but are not limited to:
o   Standard WCHA graphics templates, to be shared with all member institutions
o   Infographics in support of weekly press notes
o   Graphics celebrating WCHA Players of the Week, national monthly award winners, postseason honorees, professional hockey accomplishments or other such accolades
o   Graphics promoting WCHA initiatives such as WCHA.tv, and the 2016 WCHA Final Five and Final Face-Off championship tournaments
·         Assist in creating additional and complementary content for WCHA social media platforms
·         Assist in planning and implementation of initiatives related to the 2016 WCHA Final Five and Final Face-Off championship tournaments
·         Other duties as assigned

Time Commitment
·         Required minimum of four (4) hours of work per week, either at the WCHA Conference Office in Edina, Minn. or remotely

Basic Qualifications
·         Must be at least 18 years old and either currently enrolled in, or a recent graduate of, a two- or four-year college or university
·         Demonstrated skills in InDesign, Photoshop and/or similar design programs
·         Possess an interest or background in sports

Benefits
·         Receive hands-on experience working in a conference office for an NCAA Division I sport
·         Opportunity to take lead role in creating assets for a variety of platforms, from digital to print

To apply for either position, please send a résumé and brief cover letter to Samantha Stevenson, WCHA Coordinator, at sstevenson@wcha.com.

For more information on the WCHA, please visit wcha.com.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Periscope - Assistant Account Executive

At the end of the day we believe in one thing: #DoThingsPeopleLove . Every action and decision we make manifests in this notion. Layered within this idea are the opportunities and responsibilities that allow us to practice what we preach.

The AAE position is a fast-paced, dynamic and supporting role. Success comes by demonstrating a passion for ideas and a knack for thriving on making other people's jobs easier.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Account Service Support

  • Prepare conference reports, meeting agendas, status reports and billing summaries as needed
  • Open jobs and write creative briefs for project work
  • Handling details; asset management, estimates, delivery, faxing, internal communications, proofing, etc.
  • Work with project manager, producer, media and other staff to insure timely, accurate delivery on all client jobs
  • Analyze sales and communications efforts and recap effectiveness in market
  • Track competitive communications and prepare analysis as needed
Client Relationship
  • Build working relationships with appropriate client personnel who interface with the agency
  • Learn the client’s business, including company business goals and objectives, products, markets, industry, distribution, etc.
  • Master the art of client communication and know how to keep clients in sync with day-to-day activities so there are no surprises
Communication
  • Seamlessly provide the right information to the right people at the right time (we know... easier said than done!)
  • Constantly maintain a source of truth: written records of all directions, scope of work documents, recommendations, meetings, client decisions or approvals, etc.
  • Effectively articulate directions from Account Executives and Account Supervisors to the rest of the internal teams
  • Be a good listener
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
  • 2-3 years in marketing/marketing communications/advertising in agency or client organization (agency preferred), or equivalent
  • Organization, attention to detail and follow-up skills are incredibly important
  • Ability to take direction and have the confidence to move things forward
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, creative environment with changing needs and requirements
  • Experience with Google Apps and Microsoft Office Suite
Apply online now.

Monday, August 24, 2015

MN Adult and Teen Challenge - Marketing & Events Coordinator

Essential duties and responsibilities: Marketing • Communications • Provide information to Communications team about event details • Provide event updates to other stakeholders i.e. development • Create rough drafts of scripts for events and rough drafts of event related articles for newsletters, websites, press releases. • Stage-manage special guests at events. • Oversee Stage Management and communication with guest speakers/emcees

Events • Annual Events • Assist the Events Manager with all aspects of fundraising events, included but not limited to: Minneapolis Gala, Minneapolis Fishing Event, Brainerd Fishing Challenge, Golf Classic, Evening at the Twins Game, Mankato Gala, Walk for Hope, Willmar Gala, Donor Appreciation Dinners, and the Christmas Concert • Assist with Volunteer Coordination • Event Materials • Develop and track printing timelines and budgets to ensure all event materials arrive in households by set deadline dates • Create and send email versions of all printed event material • Keep PDF’s of all event materials in shared folder for team access Silent Auction • Create an annual item solicitation plan for all galas, including Minneapolis/St. Paul, Mankato and Willmar areas • Track past event auction items received and revenues gained to create goals for upcoming events

Minimum Qualifications:

• Self starter, assertive team player with 4 year degree or equivalent 

• 1-2 years event experience
• Excellent communication skills
• Comfort with fast paced culture 
• Ability to work in changeable environment
• Comfort working under pressure at events and in lead up 
• Proficient in Microsoft Office *Experience with Raiser's Edge, Blackbaud, Convio, Luminate and/or TeamRaiser is a bonus

Apply Online Now.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Building Restoration Corporation - Social Media Specialist

Start a career at Building Restoration Corporation! Building Restoration Corporation in Roseville Minnesota is looking to hire a full-time Social Media Associate.

Building Restoration Corporation is looking for applicants who are up to date on social trends and who can generate content that creates excitement about Building Restoration Company and it’s projects.

Description of Responsibilities : Maintaining and setting the social media presence of our company with LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter. Create monthly newsletters featuring our crews and projects.
Essential candidate qualities, preferences and skills:
  • Experience and familiarity with leading social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Stumble Upon
  • Creative and engaging in written communication
  • Ability and desire to stay on the cutting edge of industry best practices, including frequent review of relevant blogs and websites
  • Proficiency with text editing and basic data manipulation
  • Comfortable working with all levels of an organization
  • Past Internet Marketing Experience
Description of benefits offered:
  • Newly furnished beautiful offices
  • Located in Roseville with many restaurants to choose from during your lunch break
  • Friendly, Fast Paced, Exciting work environment
  • Compensation $20.00-$25.00 per hour
Building Restoration Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Required experience:
  • Social Media, Marketing, Google Analytics, : 3 years
Apply online now.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Spotlight Media Relations - Account Executive or Assistant Account Executive


Spotlight Media Relations is a public relations agency with offices in New York and Minnesota. Our specialty is generating high-impact media placements for our clients in consumer media. Current clients include nationally recognized lifestyle, health/wellness, beauty and fashion experts and brands.

The Minnesota office, based in Eagan, has an immediate need for an Account Executive or Assistant Account Executive. This is a full-time position with benefits that include health insurance and paid vacation time.

Day-to-day duties of an Assistant Account Executive include developing pitch angles, writing pitches, pitching and coordinating coverage, participation in client meetings, creative sessions and media monitoring and reporting results to clients.

Day-to-day duties of an Account Executive include: planning and running client meetings and status calls, developing media strategies, writing pitches, pitching and coordinating coverage, participation in creative sessions and media monitoring and reporting results to clients.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • B.A. in Mass Communications/PR, Journalism, Marketing or a related field
  • At least 1-3 years experience in public relations
  • Ability to multitask
  • Willingness to learn and take direction
  • Strong writing skills
  • Team player
  • Interest in lifestyle topics including fashion, beauty and wellness

If you are interested in applying for the position, please send cover letters and resumes to Jill Budik, jill@spotlightmediarelations.com

Monday, August 17, 2015

Spotlight Media Relations - Account Coordinator



Spotlight Media Relations is a public relations agency with offices in New York and Minneapolis-St. Paul. Our specialty is generating high-impact media placements for our clients in consumer media with an emphasis on broadcast media. Current clients include nationally recognized lifestyle, tech, health and wellness, beauty, fashion experts and brands.

The Minnesota office based in Eagan is searching for an Account Coordinator.

Day-to-day duties of the Account Coordinator include pitching, writing, developing client updates, media monitoring and administrative duties. This is a full-time entry-level position with benefits that include health insurance and paid vacation time.

QUALIFICATIONS:
-       Candidates must have earned a B.A. in public relations, journalism, mass communications, marketing or a related field.
-       Willingness to learn and take direction.
-       Strong writing and verbal communication skills.
-       Strong social media proficiency and ability to develop engaging content for social media channels.
-       Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
-       Must be a team player.

If you are interested in applying for the Account Coordinator position, please send a resume and cover letter to Jill Budik at jill@spotlightmediarelations.com.