Advertise on MNPR BLog

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Mall of America - Community Relations Coordinator

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
• Sitting – frequently, 50% of time spent on computers, phones and filing systems
• Walking – frequently, 50% of time
• Perform repetitive motion (using keyboard) - frequently, 80% of time
• Reach at or below shoulder level - frequently, 80% of time
• Stand and move - frequently, 70% of time
• Stoop and squat - frequently, 60%
• Lifting/carry up to 20 pounds – occasionally, 30% of time
• Kneel and bend - occasionally, 30% of time
• Reach at or above shoulder level – occasionally, 30% of time

Job Description:
PURPOSE:
To plan, source, implement and execute community/non-profit events at Mall of America and Nickelodeon Universe to increase community support, involvement and exposure resulting in increased sales, traffic. To ensure guests of MOA and Nickelodeon Universe have a positive shopping and entertainment experience.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Oversee and manage various annual events and activations as assigned by the Community Relations Senior Manager.
• Engage employees in Community Relations initiatives
• Serve as a liaison between all MOA departments to ensure communication of community/non-profit events.
• Assist Senior Manager with the responsibilities of the Community Relations Department- including but not limited to: researching and identifying key signature community organizations & events to bring to Mall of America, processing donation requests.
• Provide creative ideas to make events unique and attractive to potential guests.
• Maintain the organization of the department including
• Photo archives, video archives of Community Events
• Office forms, Promotional Events Handbook, CADs
• Event storage rooms and event equipment inventory.
• Serve as community relations representative on one or more of the following committees: website, digital media, e-marketing committees, social media or MOA Blog.
• Answer guest questions and provide assistance when needed.
• Maintain the safety and cleanliness of the facility.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

PREFERRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
• BA or BS degree with emphasis in Marketing or Business Management
• 2-4 years of experience in events management and coordination in the Non-Profit Industry.
• Strong organization and written skills.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills required.
• Knowledge of building codes, fire and health regulations.
• Proficient in computer skills including Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, e-mail, and social media apps
• Flexibility to work varied schedules including weekends, early am, evenings and holidays.


Apply online.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

MarComm - Social Media Engagement Manager


MARCOMM Inc. is looking to hire a Social Media Engagement Manager. Effective use of social media platfrorms requires a unifying business process to integrate social engagement into marketing automation. MARCOMM is looking for a Social Media Leader that can help drive dynamic user engagement across the customer journey.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Build and deploy a social media user engagement framework, integrating social data and systems into marketing automation campaign planning, execution
  • Partner with Social Demand Generation specialist and Journey Mapping specialist
  • Build strong connectivity to the central Digital Marketing Engagement team to ensure that a single, corporate view of the customer (person) is established.
  • Ensure all social media programs at the corporate level, in the businesses and within local geographies consistently manage and honor a common data approach (e.g. established hashtags, IDs, metatags, etc.) so that a global corporate view of social activity across brands and geographies is possible.
  • Partner with the corporate social media team to ensure all corporate social program activity is visible and consumable in analytics and insights programs across the corporation.
  • Ensure consistent management and compliance of Person Data across social platforms, businesses, and subsidiaries.
  • Drive the integration and automation of social leads feeding CRM (Sales) & Customer Care (Service)
  • Drive the Integration of social programs and platforms into communities (LMS, expertise, customer portals, etc.)
  • Execute Governance and Privacy compliance.
  • Train businesses & digital marketing resource centers on social customer engagement
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university
  • 3+ years of combined experience in digital, marketing and/or sales
  • 2+ years of managing customer engagement in social media (social listening, community management, social selling, and/or social customer service)
  • Experience integrating social media data into marketing data warehouses, corporate analytics, and connected systems (marketing, CRM, service)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university in Management Information Systems, Business, or Marketing
  • Demonstrated cross functional project management experience
  • Demonstrated experience with change management or influencing a new direction/process
  • Ability to identify new opportunities and driving change with minimal direction
  • Demonstrated experience with social listening platforms (such as Brandwatch), social engagement platforms (such as Spredfast), marketing automation platforms (such as Oracle Eloqua or Salesforce Marketing Cloud) or CRM (Salesforce CRM)
  • Experience in B2B social media
  • Working knowledge of content marketing
  • Experience working with website solutions (landing page creation, web design, compelling calls to action/web forms)
  • Experience working/collaborating with social selling and/or social customer service teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers & subject matter experts
MARCOMM Inc. is headquartered in Minneapolis. The types of Marketing, Interactive and Creative jobs we fill are dynamic, fun and always fast paced. Our employment package is "best-in-class" because we're committed to hiring the brightest, most qualified talent available.

Apply online now.

Friday, February 05, 2016

Vital Images, Inc. - Manager, Marketing Communications

Description COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Vital Images, Inc., a Toshiba Medical Systems Group Company, is a leading provider of health imaging informatics solutions, including advanced visualization, enterprise image viewing solutions and business intelligence technology, designed to help healthcare organizations deliver exceptional care while optimizing resources across multi-facility organizations. The company's solutions are scalable to meet the unique needs of hospitals and imaging centers and are accessible throughout the enterprise anytime and anywhere. For more information, visit www.vitalimages.com or join the conversation on Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
At Vital you will be working with state-of-the-art healthcare information software in a dynamic and enjoyable atmosphere. Join a highly energized and capable Marketing team to deliver and support our enterprise software solutions in the healthcare industry.
BASIC PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES:
The Marketing Communications Manager will be responsible for development and implementation of downstream programs related to marketing communications. Within this role, you will assist sales and marketing management with the promotional activities involving, external and internal communications, media and advertising materials to effectively represent the company's products and services to customers and prospects. The role requires a proactive, self-motivated individual with the ability to create and lead.
OVERALL OUTPUTS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Receives work assignments from various marketing manager’s based on current needs as part of the greater strategic marketing campaign. Particular strengths in multimedia, graphics, advertising or communications would be highly desirable.
  • Develops a comprehensive integrated marketing communications strategy, which associated tactical monthly activities and targets.
  • Reviews literature in the assigned marketing project, previous marketing materials used in the assignment area, and gathers materials of competitive companies in the field.
  • Researches, writes, develops sketches of supporting themes and graphics, and consults with all stakeholders on the needs of the particular project.
  • Presents recommendations to marketing manager or committee based on strategic marketing imperatives.
  • Where appropriate, arranges for the development of video scripts and selects a strategy to execute on the various assignments.
  • Overviews editing and voice-overs to assure quality production in line with the parameters of the assignment.
  • Writes draft speeches for senior management and reviews proposed speech with the executive. Arranges for necessary speaking aids. Attends the presentation and offers feedback to the speaker. May develop and coordinate multimedia packages—letters, brochures, video, point-of-purchase displays—for particular assignments.
  • Develops direct mail programs, as dictated by the assignment, and monitors roll-out of the campaign and checks for success level at conclusion.
  • Develops draft advertising text and layouts as part of campaign materials and presents to advertising manager for review and approval.
  • May staff company booth or exhibit at trade and community fairs.
  • May be referral person for questions on department communications materials.
Requirements EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Marketing, Journalism, Advertising, or Communications
  • Masters of Business Administration (Desired)
  • 5+ years of writing and editing experience, preferably with healthcare IT products
  • Superior presentation and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated skills to handle a variety of assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to be highly proactive and work under deadline pressure and extra hours if needed
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Apply online.

Thursday, February 04, 2016

MN IT - Communications Content Specialist

Join the 2,000+ professionals who are bringing strategic vision to state government as part of Minnesota's information technology agency. Work for MN.IT Services and be part of a cutting-edge organization that is emerging as a national leader in government IT. Our culture promotes collaboration, demands continuous improvement and encourages innovation in IT delivery. Be a part of something bigger than yourself, something to be inspired by; come to work for MN.IT Services.

We are looking for a communications professional with experience in managing web content, writing for diverse audiences, and with working knowledge of graphic design. Experience with technology and/or government is a plus.

The successful candidate will work as part of the MN.IT Communications Team. We develop internal and external communications for MN.IT Services, provider of IT services for the State of Minnesota executive branch. The team creates diverse communications to support the agency’s priorities and projects, and to assist MN.IT’s operational staff in meeting their strategic goals.

In this role, you will develop and implement integrated communications for our key communication vehicles that span websites, intranets, mass emails, social media, video and print.

The position requires a high degree of professionalism and teamwork. You will work with customers to help develop strategic communications plans, and you will work with the team to create and implement the communications that support the plan.

Required skills include but are not limited to:
Experience working with web content management
Strong writing and editing abilities
Strength in communicating, analytical thinking and strategic planning
A working knowledge of graphic design and image production programs (like Adobe Creative Suite), photography basics, familiarity with video/multimedia production Candidates must clearly demonstrate all of the following qualifications in their resume:

Understanding of communications and marketing principles
Experience with web content creation and management
Ability to develop strategic communication plans
Writing and editing for media, web, social media, and print
Familiarity with graphic design programs (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite). Strong understanding of the basic elements of design Position requires a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a communications related role. Experience must include:

Web content management
Writing and editing for digital and print communications
Graphic design or video production
Strategic communications development
Working with customers/clients
Salary Range and Benefits: $ 19.48-$ 28.29 hourly, $ 40,674-$ 59,070 annually
Starting salary depending upon qualifications. Excellent State of MN benefits package.

To view the full job posting and officially apply online, please visit:
www.mn.gov/careers and enter Job ID number: 1627
MN.IT Services is committed to hiring veterans. Qualified veterans are encouraged to apply.


Apply now.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Hospitality Minnesota - Membership Marketing Specialist

Organizational Summary
Hospitality Minnesota is a coalition of three associations: Minnesota Restaurant Association, Minnesota Lodging Association, Minnesota Resorts & Campgrounds Association. Hospitality Minnesota serves as the voice of the hospitality industry representing over 2000 businesses. Each association has its own governing board and mission but benefit from a combined staff team to execute the strategic goals.

Job Summary

The Membership Marketing Specialist supports the membership needs of Hospitality Minnesota and the coalition of Associations. This role maintains accurate data records as well as creates marketing materials to increase and support membership. This role provides excellent customer service to members.

Responsibilities
1. Work with the Membership Director and Marketing & Communications Manager in the development of membership prospecting materials.
2. Responsible for knowledge of operations and trends for restaurants, hotels, resort and campgrounds to convey true value for prospective members.
3. Create marketing materials based on current legislative issues, the positions of the Associations and efforts we are undertaking to achieve legislative goals.
4. Promote educational opportunities to prospects.
5. Responsible for knowledge of association benefits programs and tasked with promoting these association programs as part of the membership attraction effort.
6. Contact prospective members to update records.
7. Maintain member data in association database
8. Maintain and develop online member resource library
9. Updates records using weekly lead reports and other publications as assigned.
10. Assists in developing and setting up trade show booths, premarketing shows to prospects and attending shows as requested.
11. Contributes to idea generation for attracting new members.
12. Utilize social media per the marketing plan.
13. Assist with member surveys, data collection and reporting
14. Maintain current consumer websites and assist members with listings and promoting of upgrades to their listings.
15. Coordinate annual production of member printed directory
16. Assist with production of other printed member resources
17. Coordinate and execute membership mailings
18. Be cross trained on producing and sending member update emails
19. Be cross trained on producing event invitations and materials
20. Other duties as assigned.


Apply now.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

National Marrow Donor Program - General Public Marketing Intern

The person in this internship role will be assigned projects and project mentors to gain an understanding of our standards of performance, culture, and gain exposure to a variety of assignments in our General Public Marketing & Communications team that will provide the best possible learning experience while making valuable contributions to our life saving work.

Minimum Education:

Currently enrolled at a college/university in a Bachelors degree program with a Marketing & Communications focus and at least two years of coursework completed with an emphasis or relevant coursework in marketing and communications.
 
Key Skills:
Solid time management skills. A passion for staying on top of trends in marketing and communications. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams. An interest in nonprofit and healthcare or related fields is a plus.

Other Information:

National Marrow Donor Program is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, protected veteran status, or other characteristic protected by law.

To apply for this position: click here.

If you should need an accommodation during the application process, please call or email us at (612) 884.8761, careers@nmdp.org.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Emanuelson-Podas seeking public relations / marketing intern



OVERVIEW OF POSITION -
Emanuelson-Podas is seeking a part-time, ambitious, enthusiastic public relations / marketing intern. College juniors or seniors pursuing degrees in public relations, marketing, business, mass communications or journalism preferred. Candidates must be exceptional writers, communicators and multitaskers.


DUTIES MAY INCLUDE -
Researching and writing case studies for recently completed company projects;
Researching and writing company news items;
Development of content for company website;
Development of content for company social media use;
Researching and developing materials to support project award submissions;
Assisting with communications planning (for both internal and external use);
Development and maintenance of media lists;
Identification of online forums/blogs/newsletters/associations;
Assistance with internal interviews;
Proofing (AP style);
Creation of talking points, key messages and language for presentations;
Assistance redeveloping company wiki.


QUALIFICATIONS -
Exceptional writing and communication skills
Ability to multitask
Ability to self-start and to see projects to completion
Excellent proofing skills
Excellent people skills (esp. for interviewing, etc.)
Ability to understand complex projects
Familiarity with social media (esp. LinkedIn)
Familiarity with WordPress preferred but not necessary
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite preferred but not necessary
College juniors or seniors preferred
CONTACT -
Cover letter, resume and other application materials or questions should be directed to internships@epinc.net. For more information, visit www.epinc.net.


OVERVIEW OF EMANUELSON-PODAS -

Emanuelson-Podas is an MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) engineering firm. We work side-by-side with architects to develop building design solutions. In short, we design the building systems that get air, power, light and water to the places that matter.

About Emanuelson-Podas: Founded in 1957, Emanuelson-Podas, Inc., (EP) delivers expert mechanical, electrical and plumbing design solutions to a select group of clients in a variety of industries. Headquartered in Minnetonka, Minn., the company embraces a work approach rooted in collaboration and partnership, based on the belief that amazing spaces happen when real connections are formed between engineers, architects, contractors and business owners. A values-driven company, EP’s key industry areas include the corporate, civic, education, fitness, financial, healthcare, hospitality, housing, industrial, municipal, restaurant, retail and worship sectors. More information can be found at epinc.net.