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Saturday, April 29, 2006

Fleishman Hillard - Account Executive

Fleishman-Hillard has an immediate opening for an Account Executive to join our Consumer Marketing and Technology Communications practice group in our Minneapolis office. This position provides the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with collaborative teams on developing and executing public relations and media relations campaigns for a Fortune 500 client base. The ideal candidate will have strong oral and written communication skills, ability to develop well-written press releases and must be computer proficient.

Responsibilities:
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with clients

  • Pitching stories to regional, national, and trade media

  • Writing strategic plans, press releases, media advisories and other communication pieces for numerous clients

  • Advancing corporate communications strategies that embrace the client’s strategy and positioning
  • Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience working for a public relations agency or in a public relations or corporate communications department

  • Previous experience in working on public relations campaigns for technology, financial services, healthcare, and/or business-to-consumer clients is a plus

  • Knowledge of business media and skills in building and maintaining media relationships including pitching business and corporate stories to media

  • Strong writing/editing skills are required

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, or related field

  • Must be detail-oriented and a good problem solver
  • Fleishman-Hillard’s reputation for quality, creativity, and results is the foundation of our distinguished status in the industry. We offer a competitive salary and superb benefits including medical/dental/vision, life/disability insurance, paid holidays, and a 401(k) plan with a significant company match.

    Please do not contact the Minneapolis office directly, only resumes submitted through this Web site will be considered.

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