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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Schwan Food Company - Internal Communications Specialist

Description
At The Schwan Food Company, we are driven to bring our customers delicious foods and reliable services. That's how we grew from a "one-man-and-a-truck" delivery business in rural Minnesota to a multibillion-dollar private company with thousands of team members nationwide. Our commitment to delicious foods shows in all we do, from careful ingredient selection and quality food making to delivering a great experience wherever you shop and eat.
The foods we make reach customers in many ways. We deliver directly to our customer's homes through our popular food-delivery business, offer well-known retail brands such as Red Baron®, Freschetta®, and Tony's® pizzas, Pagoda® snacks and appetizers, and Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, and bring innovative food solutions to our customers in the food-service industry. To learn more, visit us at www.theschwanfoodcompany.com.
This position under general supervision is responsible for the planning and execution of strategic internal communications that change behaviors and help shape the culture in support of our business plan.
Helps develop a strategy and editorial calendar of communications designed to change behaviors and shape internal culture in support of the business plan
Develops creative communication tactics that address business problems and create awareness of the priorities and initiatives in compelling simple and impactful ways
Works with cross-functional partners such as Safety Marketing HR Sales Operations to develop intimate knowledge of their priorities and initiatives in order to serve as a strategic communications partner
Creates content for a wide range of communications including video intranet (articles blogs graphics etc.) and print materials
Works with senior leaders to ghostwrite blogs memos video scripts etc. and create senior leader presentation materials
Measures impact and success of communications and uses audience data and insights to continuously improve communications
Responsible to prioritize multiple projects under tight deadlines
Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct.

Qualifications
Education: Bachelor's degree or applicable work experience
Years of Related Experience: 2-5 years professional or internship experience in developing and executing communications 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Strong writing abilities. Skill in translating organizational business plans into communications strategies. Creative abilities in understanding business problems and priorities and conceptualizing compelling impactful communications that address them. Ability and appreciation for understanding audience mindsets and behaviors in order to craft relevant communications. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (specifically Word and PowerPoint). Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work in a fast- paced environment and meet tight deadlines. Good organizational skills and attention to details

The employing subsidiaries of The Schwan Food Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.
Business Unit: Schwan's Home Service, Inc.Req #: 17008721

UniterHealthcare - Social Media Communications Manager


Position Description

 If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Social Media Communication Manager is responsible for development of the enterprise social media strategy and the day-to-day execution of the strategy. This includes social media content and channel management, measurement and analysis of UnitedHealth Group social media initiatives, oversight of paid social media initiatives, and maintenance of enterprise social media governance. Ideal candidate must be a proactive, tech savvy, assertive team player who can balance a variety of assignments within the fast-paced environment of Corporate Communications. Candidate will be passionate about the digital and social media space.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead social media content research, creation, and approval to ensure valuable engagement on the UnitedHealth Group branded social media accounts
  • Manage a community manager who is responsible for social media publishing, data collection, trademark auditing, and more
  • Develop quantitative analyses, custom models and ad hoc reports to effectively monitor performance, trends, and opportunities within social media channels and PR activity
  • Raise issues of concern in real time by using good judgment to determine what should be escalated, while also identifying and raising potential risks prior to publishing content
  • Work with various PR and business teams to provide analysis of social landscape and audience reach, frequency, velocity, demographics, and related dimensions
  • Provide recommendations on how to optimize social media campaigns
  • Work with new users of social media across the enterprise to register new social media channels
  • Connect business units and foster collaboration
  • Maintain on-going status updates with business units; know what is going on across the enterprise in the social media space
  • Regularly share social media best practices with business unit social media managers
  • Manage and maintain the employee social media education program
  • Be a thought leader for the enterprise on social media
  • Lead and organize internal social media meetings (quarterly)
  • Coordinate with the search, web analytics, and social media listening teams to create and measure integrated digital media campaigns
  • Consult on paid social media campaigns for UnitedHealth Group, and schedule, optimize, and measure these campaigns
  • Partner with internal communications to drive strategy for employee social media advocacy platform
Required Qualifications
  • 3 or more years of experience leading social media strategy that aligns with business objectives and relies on data-driven decision-making
  • Experience managing and setting goals for a team
  • Expertise and experience with social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube, including paid modules, while also keeping a pulse on emerging trends and tools
  • Expertise and experience with social media listening tools and content management / measurement tools
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Sprinklr, Opal, Sysomos, Brandwatch, Adobe Analytics, and BudURL
Soft Skills:
  • Ability to identify objectives, develop metrics that accurately measure those objectives
  • Strong analytic skills both quantitative and qualitative
  • Strong critical thinking, writing and communication skills
  • Self-starter with strong ability to initiate projects and see through to completion
  • Ability to present social media information, analysis and education to others with minimal knowledge, including executive leadership
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong editorial judgment and writing ability
 
Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 6 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.     

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.   
    
  
Job Keywords: Social Media Communications Manager, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota

Apply now.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Minnesota Judicial Branch - Internal Communication Consultant - Court Operations Analyst II

The Minnesota Judicial Branch is pleased to announce an opening for an experienced Internal Communications Consultant - Court Operations Analyst II with the State Court Administrator's Office. This role will be responsible for the development and maintenance of an internal communication program for Minnesota's court system.

This position will be responsible for the design and delivery of communications and marketing strategies that inform and engage court leaders, employees and other key stakeholders on the Judicial Branch's strategic initiatives and projects. The position will also work closely with organizational leaders to develop communication plans and messaging that help successfully navigate the Judicial Branch and its employees through change brought on by transformational initiatives.

The Internal Communications Consultant will develop and maintain internal communication programs by establishing, implementing, and revising the communication strategy for the Judicial Branch.This role recommends new communication mechanisms, tools, and applications to maintain effective communication, and decides/determines format, processes, and channels for internal messaging.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, have outstanding interpersonal skills, and thrive in a fast-paced, professional setting. The work requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and excellent follow through.

Example of Dutues:
  • Advise and consult employees at all levels of the organization in the utilization of effective communication policies.
  • Participate in project teams to provide input on internal communication needs and requirements.
  • Support broader communication objectives and plans; prepare speeches, presentations, and materials for senior management; provide coaching for presentations; and write and edit content for publication in all media.
  • Manage the delivery of announcements, project updates, and strategic communications through the organization's intranet SharePoint site.
  • Develop, design, and distribute internal communication through multiple tools, including drafting emails, talking points, video scripts, intranet content, and newsletter articles.
  • Utilize desktop publishing and graphic design software to develop electronic newsletters, handouts, infographics, data dashboards, and intranet graphics.
  • Develop and revise content and delivery to ensure the methods used in communicating suit business and audience needs. Take steps to consolidate and connect communication as much as possible.
  • Provide education and training to employees on internal communication strategies, best practices, considerations, and utilizing change management methodologies.
  • Manage enterprise feedback mechanisms and integrate feedback collections into meetings and events.
  • Conduct surveys and research to monitor effectiveness of assigned communications programs.  Recommends program changes in response to survey results.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of employee outreach and engagement, and applying best practices for proactive communication and engagement.
  • Knowledge of technical applications, mechanisms, and processes used to leverage effective communication and ability to use those tools to complete job responsibilities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and in oral communication.
  • Ability to identify internal communication needs and develop strategies, methods, and tools to engage business partners, both internal and external to the Branch.
  • Ability to present information, and convey issues and complex information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously to identify what needs to be done and execute.
  • Ability to work with and influence people at multiple levels of the Branch to advise best communication channel and frequency of communication.
  • Skill in effectively utilizing SharePoint and other communication applications and technologies to assess and leverage as well as develop new ones.
  • Skill in messaging information to support and market projects/programs and services to an internal audience.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or closely related field.
  • 3 years related communications experience, preferably in the public sector.
  • Excellent grammar, spelling, copyediting and proofreading skills.
  • Experience providing consultation to directors, managers, and/or project leads to develop communication plans and strategies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience supporting organizations through transformational change.
  • Experience in developing feedback mechanisms and routinely collecting input from impacted stakeholder groups.
  • Ability to learn and understand the priorities of the Branch based on the strategic vision and objectives and translating into consumable and understandable communications.
  • Outstanding judgment and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects that demonstrates creativity, flexibility and proactive approach to work.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); SharePoint, desktop publishing, and graphic design experience a plus
  • Travel to different court locations throughout the state on occasion.
  • Successful completion of a background check.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's Degree and/or certificate or coursework in Organizational Design and Change or Communications.
  • Experience in managing business process changes.
  • Experience in managing enterprise change management initiatives.
  • Consulting experience in change management, process reengineering, and/or project management through transformational change a plus

SALARY RANGE: $31.43-$48.73 per hour $65,625.84- $101,748.24 annually. Starting salary depending upon qualifications.

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE!  The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pretax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.  Visit https://mn.gov/mmb/segip/ for benefits information.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 15, 2017 4:00 p.m.

TO APPLY: Apply online at www.mncourts.gov. Attach a resume and cover letter expressing your interest in this position.


Minnesota Judicial Branch
Human Resources Recruiting, Room G08
25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN  55155
It is the policy of the Minnesota Judicial Branch that all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, promotions, and other terms and conditions of employment be made without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

Equal Employment Opportunity



Monday, December 11, 2017

Cargill - Salt Group Communications Specialist

Salt Group Communications Specialist-HOP04447 Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Description

 Position Purpose:

The Salt Group Communications Specialist will work with an integrated Corporate Affairs team to shape and execute communications strategies that support Cargill’s purpose and performance. Working with the Salt Group leadership team and Salt Group Communications Manager, the person will coordinate internal communications including enewsletters, leadership communication, video, intranet copy and other content. The role will also manage targeted external communications by running point on media inquiries, developing social media content, helping develop leadership presentations and supporting Cargill’s corporate responsibility efforts.

Principal Accountabilities:

50% - Develop internal communications content including enewsletters, leadership updates, video, intranet content and other communications for office-based and plant-based employees across the United States. Measure the impact of internal communications and recalibrate approach based on internal feedback.

25% - Support external communications by assisting with media relations for Cargill Salt Group locations, developing external speaking content and statements, creating social media content, supporting the Group’s corporate responsibility efforts and supporting other Corporate Affairs initiatives.

20% - Partner with Cargill Protein and Salt Enterprise Communication Leader to provide a wide range of project management and communications services to deliver enterprise communications successfully across a variety of channels. Specifically, work with the Enterprise on planning and delivering Enterprise town hall events, providing counsel on agenda, strategic messages, and post-event feedback analysis. Additionally, work with Enterprise communications team to provide summaries of the events for Group/Business newsletters, intranet sites and other channels.

5% - Provide support for coordinating meetings, advancing communication and driving alignment across the Cargill Protein and Salt Enterprise. Develop content and manage logistics that support’s the overall Enterprise.

Qualifications


Required:

• Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, journalism, public relations, marketing communications or related field.
• Two years of experience working in a communications or related role
• Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders
• Self-starter and effective problem-solver
• Strong team player in a cross-functional, global setting
• Ability to influence stakeholders, including leaders; strong interpersonal skills
• Critical thinking capability and business acumen
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work independently and in teams
• Desktop video editing and basic design skills
• Strong computer skills – PowerPoint, Excel, Word and SharePoint
• Media relations experience and familiarity with AP writing style
• Multicultural sensitivity
• Ability to manage multiple projects with focus on execution and implementation
• Ability to proactively identify and implement process improvements
• Video editing skills

Preferred:

• Experience with living and/or working outside of the United States
• Experience building, publishing and managing SharePoint sites
• Experience working with large, complex organizations
• Comfort with networking and building relationships
 
Apply now.

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Medtronic - Public Relations Specialist - Corporate Communications


Careers That Change Lives

We are seeking a highly self-motived and passionate PR Communications Specialist to help us tell the Medtronic business story through effective external communications. You will play an important role in building, protecting and strengthening the credibility of the company among various external stakeholders. You will be responsible for executing, monitoring and measuring media relations efforts, and providing media relations counsel and corporate communications support to colleagues throughout the enterprise. 


A Day in the Life

•Media monitoring, including management and distribution of daily and ad hoc media reports to organizational leaders.  Provide timely analysis of media coverage results and trends.  Develop consistent metrics and measurement across the enterprise.  
•Apply content editing and communications leadership skills. Support the development, review and approvals process for external communications materials. Ensure content is aligned with corporate strategy, messaging, themes, brand voice.
•Build relationships with traditional and new media to increase awareness and understanding of Medtronic among various external stakeholders
•Contribute to strategic PR campaign development and execution. 
Must Have: Minimum Requirements

•Bachelor's Degree 
•3+ years of public relations, communications or journalism experience
•Experience in media relations and/or issues/crisis management plans
•Experience in working with diverse, cross-functional teams
•Project management experience
•Experience partnering with and managing external vendors

 
Nice to Have:

•Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations 
•Experience shooting and editing video helpful
•Newsroom or communications experience in a large global corporate environment
•Healthcare industry experience preferred.
•Technical aptitude for web-based solutions, social media and emerging technologies
•Knowledge and understanding of both traditional and emerging communications channels, including social media and digital platforms
•Experience with online content management systems


About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. 

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.  

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EEO 
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees
 

Wells Fargo - Public Relations Senior Consultant (Communications Consultant 4)

Job Description
As a lead communications consultant, this individual contributor will develop and execute external communications strategies for Wells Fargo’s Deposit Products Group, which has responsibility for products and services that form the core of Wells Fargo’s relationships with customers, including checking and savings accounts, debit and prepaid cards and Global Remittance Services. The person in this role also will work closely with communications colleagues to plan and pursue proactive storytelling for Wells Fargo’s Payments, Virtual Solutions and Innovation team, such as in support of the Zelle peer-to-peer payments service, among other innovations. This highly visible position is open to any location in the Wells Fargo footprint and does not offer relocation assistance.

Specific responsibilities include :
  • Lead external communications and national media relations for Deposit Products Group, and develop and maintain solid working relationships with corporate, regional and multicultural communications teams.
  • Serve as a trusted and strategic counselor providing reputation and issues management, and crisis communications.
  • Develop strategic responses to media inquiries and provide heads-up notifications to leaders.
  • Create and implement strategic communications plans that incorporate multiple channels – including external, internal, media, social, executive and owned – to tell and amplify our story.
  • Develop and maintain solid working relationships with national business and trade media.
  • Write and edit a variety of complex and/or sensitive external communications including news releases, talking points, speeches, social media content and executive summaries.
  • Track and measure results to ensure they are aligned with intended outcomes and business objectives.

The Deposit Products Group is part of Wells Fargo’s Payments, Virtual Solutions and Innovation business, and is focused on strategy, customer experience, product development, pricing, profitability, and risk management for products and services that include c consumer checking and savings accounts, business checking and savings accounts, debit and prepaid cards, the Campus Banking Program, and Global Remittance Services (ExpressSend).


Required Qualifications
  • 6+ years of communications experience
  • 3+ years of media relations experience


Desired Qualifications
  • A BS/BA degree or higher


Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience developing communications strategies that align with business objectives
  • Experience presenting information in a manner that persuades, educates, and enhances understanding at all levels
  • Experience developing compelling content and leveraging multiple channels for creative storytelling
  • Experience executing communications plans across various internal and external channels
  • Experience building strong relationships internally and externally
  • Experience consulting and collaborating with senior leaders in various functional areas
Apply now.

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The Social Lights - Account Manager

Seeking: Account Manager – Full-Time
Location: Minneapolis, MN (Northeast)
Do you have a passion for doing meaningful work, a strong desire to never stop learning, and an insatiable curiosity about the future of technology and communications?
Well, you’ve come to the right place. Our approach to social media combines all of this and more. We understand that managing a branded social presence takes more than a college student with a smartphone, or access to the leading software tools—it takes insight, foresight, and the ability to make an impact from a business standpoint.
We manage up-and-coming and century-old brands alike, in a way that blends engaging content with data-driven digital advertising, and authentic two-way communication. We’ve spent the past six years developing a proprietary process for managing social media on behalf of brands, and we think you’ll find it refreshing.

Account Manager Position
The Account Manager serves as a liaison between our clients and internal teams to ensure the timely and successful delivery of our services to meet client needs. Account Managers pay close attention to talent allocation, resource coordination, and task completion required across given projects.

Responsibilities
As an Account Manager at The Social Lights® you will:
  • Direct the daily activities of one or more Community Managers to ensure proper agency service; holding them responsible for sound, proper, and timely execution of all assigned work
  • Provide consistent direction and motivation to direct reports in successfully managing all aspects of a project from concept development to completion
  • Oversee content development and reporting to ensure quality, consistency, timeliness, and brand fit
  • Manage the agency’s day-to-day relationship with client contacts; operate as point of contact for any and all matters specific to your clients
  • Foster clear and effective communication between the client and agency
  • Communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders clearly and thoroughly
  • Forecast and track key account metrics
  • Assist with high severity requests and issue escalations as they arise
  • Seek opportunities to enhance agency capabilities and build new competencies
  • Demonstrate personal leadership in client relations and in internal administration of accounts
  • Collaborate with internal teams to develop estimates and proposals (including renewals and a la carte requests), participating in pitches and presentations as needed
  • Identify development potential in accounts by studying current business operations, interviewing key personnel, identifying and evaluating additional needs, and analyzing new opportunities
  • Enhance department and organization reputation by accommodating new and different client requests, and exploring opportunities to add value to current and prospective accounts

Qualifications
  • Proven account management or other relevant experience
  • Ability to interpret and explain key social media metrics and trends
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization, including executive and C-level
  • Experience in delivering client-focused solutions based on client needs
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail and delivery deadlines
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent

The ideal candidate for this position has experience working on a team and managing people. S/he has a passion for all aspects of social – from content planning to social data analysis. S/he is highly creative, passionate, self-motivated, and socially active. S/he finds innovative ways to solve problems and manage multiple tasks at any given time. Candidates must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and able to work on-site with clients when necessary. Special consideration will be given to individuals with extensive experience using social media software tools and managing social media advertising campaigns.

Experience
Minimum of 3 years in a social media/marketing role.

Application
If you think you’d be a good fit for The Social Lights® Account Manager position, send your resume + cover letter + salary requirements to careers@thesocial-lights.com with subject line “Account Manager – Your Name” no later than 5:00pm on December 15, 2017.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Light Industrial - Marketing & Communications Specialist

Award Staffing is working with a client that is in need of a Highly Skilled Marketing & Communication Specialist. This is a Temp-to-Hire position with a great client. If you are looking for a fun, fast paced enviroment and the ability to grow. Then we have the position for you.

Summary: The Marketing & Communication Specialist position will play a role supporting the marketing & communications team in the participation of all marketing/communications activities and strategies with a strong focus on communications and content creation. This person is responsible for developing effective campaigns and outreach programs to drive leads and increase brand awareness.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

- Overall project management of internal and external marketing/communication projects
- Manage and support collaboration of new campaigns and strategies
- Manage and support implementation of marketing activities to engage customers and assist in development with the brand awareness activities
- Coordinate and/or manage promotional activities, hospitality events, and/or trade shows, working with external vendors as needed
- Coordinate and/or manage bid requests and price comparisons incl. Budget management of projects
- Manage overall communication materials and content development
- Develop and assist with written content including but not limited to press releases, articles, and internal announcements
- Formulate, direct and/or coordinates marketing activities and policies to promote products and services, working with external public relations firms or other vendors to ensure the deliverables are of the highest quality, accurate, cost-effective and on time
- Direct and support companywide efforts with global marketing and communications collateral as well as messaging including client meeting materials, brochures, presentations, advertisements, posters, digital and printed mailers, newsletters, information graphics, exhibitions, website and other communication tools
- Manage and develop creative PowerPoint presentations including messaging
- Develop, manage and/or assist with video production and other visual collateral; coordinate with graphic designer/vendors
- Inspect layouts and advertising copy and other promotional material for adherence to specifications
- Support and/or manage various digital marketing platforms as well social media marketing activities
- Track and report measures of success of the various marketing/communication activities
- Manage various marketing and storage properties incl. Tradeshow properties, inventory control, shipping and receiving of materials to conferences and customer technology days
- Image inventory and license management
- Product sample inventory management and support of development) not currently done, but requested
- Provide support with market and/or customer research where needed
- Manage lead development and fulfillment

Requirements:

- 4- 5 years experience working in a fast paced environment
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills to help develop articles and other communication materials and must have strong content development skills
- Excellent Communicator, both verbal and written
- Produce exceptional work in short timeframes, manage time efficiently while multi-tasking across different projects and sticking to deadlines
- Clearly communicate conceptual ideas, communication and design rationale
- Great project management skills
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple deadlines
- Intense attention to detail with accuracy and consistency
- Great creative and graphic skills
- Good computer and software skills for data entry and online marketing platform management
- Should have experience in designing, executing and measuring the effectiveness of marketing campaigns and programs
- Strong Microsoft office skills necessary (strong PowerPoint and excel)
- Strong digital marketing / social media and communication skills
- Must be good with digital platforms and email marketing software to support activities and must be willing to learn
- Ability to build effective relationships with a wide range of people

- Skills in Adobe (Photoshop and other creative software) is a plus
- Industry experience is a plus
- Video production proficiency is a plus
- German language is a plus

- Exhibit high level of energy and enthusiasm
- Willingness to go the extra mile to get the job done right
- Self-starter, motivated, confident and has ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment

Education Requirement: A minimum of a Bachelor s Degree in Communication or related field and 4-5 years of marketing communication experience are required. Experience supporting a technical product in an industrial environment is preferred. The equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, customer orientation and creativity as well as a holistic understanding of the marketing process. Must have proven ability to manage diverse projects and priorities; exhibit a high level of motivation, initiative, and attention to detail. Must be able to travel up to 25%.

Language Requirement: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and government officials. Ability to effectively communicate (orally and in writing) with all levels within the organization. Excellent interpersonal skills and cross-cultural understanding required.


Scheduled Work Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: 8am-5pm
Pay Rate Range: Based on experience
Testing Requirements: Assessment required
Special Dress Attire: Business Casual
Description of the Work Environment Office environment
Lifting Requirement: Up to 20lbs

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status.

Award Staffing, Inc. Is a Drug Free Workplace/ EEO employer M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Interested candidates, please contact: Award Staffing Text or call: 952-888-8600 Email: apsjobs@awardstaffing.Com