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Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Weber Shandwick - Account Executive/Senior Account Executive

Weber Shandwick, the leading Twin Cities public relations firm, and PR Week's 2005 agency of theYear, has openings in our Financial Services and Healthcare groups. This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting and growing organization. We provide amazing client service, work hard on great accounts, and have fun.

Duties for these positions include:
- Conduct and manage research to support public relations
- Coordinate execution of public relations plans
- Contribute to the development of client's public relations plans
- Heavy focus on media relations; regular client contact including strategic counsel and execution of high-profile media relations campaigns
- Staying current with relevant media, generating ideas for media outreach and pitching the national media
- Developing media relations materials including news releases, media alerts, bylined articles, and other press materials
Successful candidates will have 4-8 years of experience and the ability to handle a fast-paced environment with outstanding attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills as well as strong communication skills (both verbal and written) are required. Ability to work in a team environment, as well as strong client management skills. Experience on integrated campaigns, a plus.

We have a wonderful work environment and offer a competitive salary and benefits program. If you would like to join us, please send resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
Weber Shandwick
8000 Norman Center Drive
Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN 55437
Fax: 952-346-6045

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