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Thursday, December 20, 2007

Exponent Public Relations/Colle + McVoy - PR - Senior Counselor

Exponent Public Relations/Colle + McVoy ( is looking for a passionate, creative Senior Counselor to play a key role in leading agency clients and internal teams.

This person will:
  • Lead strategic development of marketing communications plans to grow business

  • Oversee and/or acts as day-to-day client contact on one or more accounts

  • Provide high-level, ongoing communications consulting to solve client problems and grow the business for the agency

  • Be the key integrator for all agency marcomm functions when appropriate

  • Supervise, mentor and motivate account team members

  • Provide strategic counsel to senior members of the client team
  • Our ideal candidate has: 10 + years related agency and/or corporate marketing communications or public relations management experience; BA/BS Degree in Communications, Marketing or Advertising/ MBA or Advanced Degree a plus; Proven track record in the areas of branding, planning and strategy development.

    To apply, send a resume to:
    Elizabeth Laukka
    Recruiting Manager
    Exponent Public Relations/Colle + McVoy
    400 1st Avenue North Suite 700
    Minneapolis , MN 55401
    Phone: 612-305-6134
    Fax: 612-305-6500

    Tuesday, December 18, 2007

    Charter Communications - PR & Communications Manager

    Responsible for maintaining public and employee awareness of organizational issues by planning and managing external and internal information programs.

    Contribute to the Company vision of being the industry leader in customer service through quality, commitment, courtesy and teamwork
  • Identify external and internal informational needs by researching trends, conducting and purchasing surveys and analyzing responses

  • Inform public and employees of developing and disseminating information, including fact sheets, news releases, newsletters, photographs, films, recordings, and personal appearances

  • Respond to media inquires arranging interviews and tours, editing copy, and coaching responders

  • Promote relationships with media representatives

  • Represent the organization at public, social, and business events

  • Prepare annual budget, schedule expenditures and analyze variances

  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor
    Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to communicate in a public forum and perform business negotiations
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to maintain relationships with political officials in local environment
  • Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.)
  • Knowledge of cable television products and services
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local franchise and cable regulations
  • Knowledge of government process at the federal, state, and local levels
  • Vision ability: close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus
    Bachelor´s degree in business, political science or related field or equivalent experience

    Related Work ExperienceNumber Of Years
    Political/government experience 2
    Public relations experience 2
    Cable television experience 2

    Certifications and/or Licenses
    Valid driver´s license, satisfactory driving record within Company required standards and auto insurance


    Office environment
    Travel as required

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    Friday, December 07, 2007

    Strother Communications Seeking a Sharp Communications Pro

    Looking for more than traditional PR? Change the way you think about your career. Strother Communications Group (SCG) has a whole new perspective on our clients’ world and we’re changing the way their customers see them. Use your creative spark, writing skill and unique insights from 3-7 years of agency experience to help us develop compelling messages and campaigns for audiences around the globe.

    Join our team on the top floor of the Campbell Mithun Tower to create integrated print and web marketing programs using research, public relations, advertising and direct. See what we see. Visit for more information. Impress us with your resume and cover letter:

    Strother Communications Group

    Patricia Henning
    222 S. 9th Street
    Floor 41
    Minneapolis, MN 55402

    Monday, December 03, 2007

    Special Events Internship @ Alzheimer's Association Minnesota North Dakota

    Special Events Intern for the Spring Semester

    ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association Minnesota North Dakota

    A non-profit health services organization providing leadership, support, education, advocacy and research for families affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

    JOB TITLE: Special Events Intern for the Spring Semester

    SALARY: Unpaid TYPE: Intern / 15 hours DEADLINE: 1/15/2008

    The special events intern will assist with the overall planning and implementation of the major fundraising events for the Alzheimer's Association. The intern would perform and gain experience in the following activities:
    1. Special Event coordination
    2. Volunteer development
    3. Committee meeting management
    4. Marketing
    5. Public relations
    6. Media relations
    7. Public speaking engagements

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good public speaking skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong planning and analytical skills
  • Must have applicable coursework
  • Experience with Microsoft, Word, Excel and Access
  • Dependability and flexibility


    Please send a cover letter and resume to Ashley Snell :