We daringly push the envelope, discovering innovative ways to use public relations and all departments to further build communities for our clients. On March 10, 2006 OLSON, participating in its first-ever Minnesota Public Relations Society of America Classics Awards, took home Best of Show with an incredibly rare perfect score for the launch of Phillips Union Whiskey for client Phillips Distilling Company.
We are seeking an ambitious, detail-oriented, creative individual to join our innovative and distinguished Public Relations team.
The Assistant Account Executive will:Qualifications:
Assist Public Relations team in developing, writing, and distributing press releases.
Assist with and manage client and target market research
Maintain archives of press/media usage
Assist in the planning and execution of promotional events
Research trends and seek opportunities where our clients may find increased visibility
Track clients’ coverage in the press and through our PR efforts
Collaborate with the PR team and all disciplines within the agency to produce effective and results-oriented campaigns
Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Mass Communications, Journalism or related field
Public Relations experience preferred (internship experience is acceptable)
Impeccable time management and prioritization skills
Ability to coordinate projects from inception to completion and meet demanding deadlines
Excellent verbal and written skills
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
Previous agency experience is desired
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