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Friday, December 22, 2006

Free-Lance Media Relations Specialist – Fluency in Spanish Required

Kohnstamm Communications is seeking a Spanish-speaking, free-lance Media Relations Specialist to assist its consumer team. In-depth knowledge of Hispanic broadcast and print outlets required. Please send queries to ricka@kohnstamm.com.

Monday, December 18, 2006

Network Instruments - Marketing Communications Specialist

Network Instruments is looking for a motivated, organized, talented junior-level Marketing Communications professional. Candidate must demonstrate the ability to understand complex technical networking challenges and develop marketing and sales copy for worldwide publication. Job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Campaign creating, tracking, and management
  • Online keyword ad management (Google, Yahoo!, etc)
  • Marketing of partner and customer training programs
  • Web content creating and management
  • Copy writing and editing
  • Marketing collateral development
  • Advertising concept creation and writing
  • Lead generation coordination
  • Supporting sales with materials, campaigns, and ideas nationally and internationally
  • Public Relations support
  • The individual must be able to demonstrate:
  • Three to five years Marketing Communications experience, preferably in a B-to-B environment
  • Effective writing for print, web, e-mail, direct mail, and other communication mediums
  • Experience and proven results managing online keyword campaigns
  • Desire and capability to learn and understanding company’s products and technology
  • Bachelors’ Degree in marketing, communications, or writing
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks, organize time, and be diligent about meeting deadlines
  • Knowledge of executing marketing campaigns and tracking results
  • Experience in working with cross functionally, managing groups, and managing projects
  • This position reports to the Marketing Communications Director but will work cross-functionally with the sales department, sales engineers, product marketing, field reps, public relations agencies and key dealers.

    The end product is a consistent, coherent professional communications strategy across Network Instruments and its various sales channels. Heightening the Network Instruments brand, maintaining the company’s technology leadership from a communications standpoint, increasing company awareness and adding sales leads are all part of the end goal.

    Apply now, click here.

    Friday, December 15, 2006

    Media Relations Specialist - Select Comfort

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Responsibilities:
  • Responsibilities would include both traditional and online, as well as proactive and reactive media outreach, including but not limited to:

  • Conduct short-lead, long-lead, online, trade and broadcast media relations to support Sleep Number®, accessory and corporate PR strategies.

  • Promote Select Comfort’s sleep innovation function and Sleep Advisory Board members

  • Support Select Comfort’s corporate charitable giving and cause-related marketing programs

  • Support Select Comfort store openings and retail partner announcements

  • Support new bed/product and accessories introductions

  • Other media relations support, as needed

  • Oversee the development of media materials and publications

  • Provide leadership for all media monitoring and analysis activities

  • Embrace, advocate and model company goals and beliefs.

  • Perform other job-related duties as required by business needs.
  • Requirements:
  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations or communications

  • 3-5 years communications, marketing, PR or related background required
    o Strong computer skills required: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet
    o Consumer products and/or retail experience preferred
  • CONTACT INFORMATION
    Email: jobs6@comfort.com

    Get more information here.

    Thursday, December 14, 2006

    Public Relations Director - Morsekode

    Morsekode seeks a savvy Public Relations professional to direct our growing capability. With clients in healthcare, technology and music/retail, we seek an individual who knows and understands these markets on the global and online playing field. If interested, please send CV/resume/letter of interest to prvacancy@morsekode.com

    Friday, December 08, 2006

    Kohnstamm Communications - FOOD AND BEVERAGE Account Manager

    Kohnstamm Communications is an aggressive, award-winning public relations firm that has been recognized within the industry for developing and implementing strategic public relations programs that positively affect our clients’ bottom-line. Our programs focus heavily on local and national media relations and other communications strategies that drive brand awareness for both business and consumer clients.

    Are you a highly motivated team player with success in driving strategy and publicity outreach efforts that generate strong results for clients? If you are a seasoned individual who can develop and drive regional and national public relations programs for our growing base of innovative and demanding FOOD AND BEVERAGE clients, we want to talk with you. 8-10 years experience mandatory, dominated by media relations work in an agency or corporate environment. We offer a competitive salary, parking, and excellent benefits in a casual downtown work environment that is a lot of fun and offers tremendous growth potential.

    Kohnstamm Communications is ranked 18th in the current Business Journal listing of Twin Cities-based PR firms, won Best of Show at the 2003 MN PRSA Classic Awards, and received a rare “Client Seal of Approval” rating from the Holmes Report PR Report Card, which solicits client feedback on agency performance. Go to www.kohnstamm.com for more information.

    Please send resume to ricka@kohnstamm.com.

    Tuesday, December 05, 2006

    Padilla Speer Beardsley - Project Manager

    Padilla Speer Beardsley a PR firm in Minneapolis needs a project manager (PM) to support a busy creative services team. The PM will manage the workflow of all print and interactive mediums through all phases of a project from strategy and creative development to final production. We need a service-oriented “bridge-builder” vs. a cop!

    The PM will have 3-5 years of experience working in a client service industry such as an ad agency or design. Must be able to multi-task and manage complex projects. Need experience with online trafficking systems and thorough knowledge of workflow and process from strategy through final production. Need strong knowledge of production (electronic production, pre-press and printing). This is a great opportunity to work in a growing practice area and work on some very cool accounts.

    PSB is a communications and public relations firm with offices in Minneapolis and New York City. PSB helps organizations build reputations with the people who matter to their success. We work with clients in various industries like agriculture, manufacturing, technology, consumer products, health care, retail, financial and more.

    PSB is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers excellent benefits. We strive for excellence. We’re strategic. We deliver results. We have fun. And we’re seeking entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.

    If interested, please send cover letter and resume and mention this job to Stephanie Grogg, Padilla Speer Beardsley, resumes@psbpr.com or 1101 West River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55415. For more information about Padilla Speer Beardsley, check out our web site at www.psbpr.com.