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Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Weber Shandwick - Senior Account Executive/Account Supervisor Healthcare

Weber Shandwick is seeking a Senior Account Executive/Account Supervisor in our Healthcare group. It's a chance to work for one of Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's "Great Places to Work 2006." 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
  • A very 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, other press materials
  • Successful candidate will have 4-8 years of experience and the ability to handle a fast-paced environment with outstanding attention to detail. Medical device experience desirable. Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills as well as strong communication skills (both verbal and written) are required. Ability to lead and motivate a team is essential, as well as strong client management skills. Experience on large 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:

    humanresources@webershandwick.com
    Fax: 952-346-6045

    Equal Opportunity Employer