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Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Health Fitness Corporation - Marketing Communications Coordinator

The Marketing Communications Coordinator is a member of the marketing team and is responsible for the implementation of programs and campaigns that will create broader awareness and preference for HFC. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, this person will help build on strategies set forth for the department and will team with other members to develop fresh concepts and compelling thought leadership campaigns. The Coordinator will create logistical plans for implementation of promotions, product launches, and trade show and website activities.

Major responsibilities:
  • Support of industry awareness and strengthening the HFC brand via targeted programs and campaigns
  • Manage direct promotion programs to drive sales
  • Promote HFC’s products and services and attract prospects via product launch campaigns
  • Collaborate with marketing team and PR agency to identify thought leadership opportunities
    o Track award submission deadlines
    o Identify speaking opportunities
    o Build relationships with subject matter experts and coordinate activity involving them
  • Garner greater visibility at trade shows and conferences
  • Help generate exposure for HFC via logistical support of the creation and maintenance of new website
  • Management of annual advertising schedule
  • Support brand building initiatives via delivery of key messages and value proposition
  • Help streamline standard marketing materials program for client availability and use

  • Qualifications:
  • BA Degree in marketing or business with minimum of five years work experience
  • Health and wellness industry experience preferred
  • Solid demonstration of ability to effectively communicate to business community
  • Highly flexible and can adjust to variety of projects, outstanding organizational skills, ability to multi-task
  • Masterful in Microsoft Office
  • Self starter able to work under own initiative
  • Ability to communicate persuasively, both orally and in writing

  • The success of HFC is largely dependent on the quality and service provided by our employees. As such, we offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Visit our website at www.hfit.com

    Thursday, April 19, 2007

    Welsh Companies - Marketing Manager

    Welsh Companies, a full service commercial real estate company has an immediate opening for an experienced Marketing Manager. This position requires a hands on manager that is responsible for developing a marketing strategy, as well as public relations, advertising, and delivering creative marketing solutions. This position will oversee a small staff to complete production projects and requests. Qualified candidates will have a four year degree and a minimum 5 years experience in managing a marketing department. Prior commercial real estate experience preferred. Interested candidates may submit resumes and salary requirements to jobs@welshco.com.

    Click here to apply now.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2007

    Marketing Architects - Account Associate

    Do your talents put you in the top 1% of your peers? Then join a company that’s in the top 1% of its game. We're Marketing Architects. And we're changing radio. Our sole purpose is to help radio stations gain revenue and attract more listeners. And we’re the best in the world at doing it. Over the past decade, we’ve become the largest, most influential agency of our kind. If you have what it takes to join a passionate, eclectic group of entrepreneurs with a proven track record of far exceeding industry expectations, then the following opportunity could change your life.

    Position Overview:

    Do any of the following words describe you: positive, analytical, innovative, tenacious, convincing, enthusiastic, savvy, team player? Are you a highly organized and proactive individual that is driven to details while possessing a willingness to learn from your surroundings? Are you motivated to grow and master your role to get to the next level of your career? If so, we have an entry level position, with a world of opportunity, just for you!

    Our Advertiser Services department consults with response driven businesses with a single goal – to help them produce profitable results. To be successful, the qualified individual needs to:
  • Gather, validate, and organize data into reviewable formats which the Account Manager and Director will review and interpret in a manner that drives our clients business for success.

  • Execute the monthly media, creative, telecom, and strategy processes in ADAM that is pivotal to the operation of our clients programs and our business.

  • Facilitate the communication and information needs for the Account Manager, client, and company to ensure effective and efficient client management and success.

  • Be supportive in nature, innovative in spirit, and self reliant at work.

  • Most importantly - Identify areas of improvement and winning aspects in our clients marketing programs and develop a basic direction that helps our team and clients succeed.
  • If you crave working in a results based company to deliver creative marketing solutions to clients – look no further.

    Qualifications:
  • 1-2 years of marketing / analytical experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3.5 GPA or higher.

  • Must demonstrate problem solving skills, ability to multi-task, customer service and detail orientation.
  • Friday, April 13, 2007

    Weber Shandwick - Director, Interactive and Emerging Media

    The Minneapolis office of Weber Shandwick has an opening for a Director of Interactive and Emerging Media. Your responsibilities will include development and managing execution of strategic interactive marketing and public relations campaigns, reporting directly to the Vice President of Interactive and Emerging Media. Integrate strategic interactive tactics within client's overall public relations/marketing objectives and plans.

    Current interactive and emerging media products and services include, but are not limited to, Web site development, social media integration, text-messaging campaigns, Internet Press Kits, eNewsletters, podcasting, online games and much more.

    Responsibilities:
  • Strategic plan development
  • Presenting concepts to clients/prospective clients
  • Explaining latest technologies to PR staff
  • Responses to RFPs
  • Integration of interactive concepts into pre-existing PR plans
  • Ensuring successful delivery of projects
  • Client growth and profitability
  • Monitoring results to improve future campaigns / report to client
  • Providing monthly status updates and reports to the client
  • Financial accountability of projects
  • Mining of existing clients
  • Participate in the recruitment, retention and development of top employees
  • Qualifications:

  • Strong and current knowledge of new media, technology, interactive research and emerging standards related to digital media.
  • Candidate must be a strategic thinker and have an understanding of traditional and digital marketing and media disciplines.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in interactive public relations, marketing, advertising, account management
  • Experienced manager with ability to work with cross-functional teams.
  • Track record in building relationships at an executive level.
  • Experience with development and implementations of marketing initiatives and experience managing outside vendors.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required including experience writing proposals and presentations.
  • Good computer skills including familiarity with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent online research skills.
  • Demonstrated project management and organization skills.
  • Education:
    College degree in marketing communications or equivalent related business experience.

    Click here to apply now.

    Wednesday, April 11, 2007

    Weber Shandwick - Account Executive/Sr. Acct. Exec., IR/Technology

    Weber Shandwick, recognized as 2006 Large PR Firm of the Year by PR News and recently recognized by the Holmes Group as one of the Best Large Agencies to Work For, is a leader in global marketing public relations and corporate communications counseling. With unparalleled depth and breadth of expertise, Weber Shandwick relies on a clear client focus, the finest talent in the industry, and a commitment to delivering memorable public relations programs with measurable results.

    Our Minneapolis office is seeking an Account Executive/ Senior Account Executive for its IR/Technology practice. Supporting multiple account teams, this individual will maintain a thorough understanding of clients' business and industry, and understand how to translate that knowledge into PR counsel to different levels of client contacts. Duties include: primarily working on enterprise software clients, and "thought leadership" campaigns, providing primary day-to-day client contact, interpreting and implementing strategic plans for clients in conjunction with other team members.

    Requirements:
  • 2 to 6 years agency experience
  • Experience with both business and consumer tech
  • Experience with emerging and interactive media, which might include blogs, social media, e-marketing, online multimedia content, or podcasts.
  • Strong writing skills
  • An aptitude for thinking creatively and sharing those creative ideas with clients
  • Please send your resume and cover letter to humanresources@webershandwick.com.

    Weber Shandwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Friday, April 06, 2007

    Misukanis & Odden - Marketing Account Manager

    Misukanis & Odden seeks a passionate and ambitious Account Manager to develop communications strategies and deploy an integrated and measureable mix of tactics.

    The perfect person for this job plays well on the strategy as well as the tactical side. They are comfortable providing guidance to both clients and team players. They are well-liked by all whom they touch!

    With an ideal 5 years of experience (fewer years, with a strong passion, may work as well) our new Marketing Account Manager can’t wait to learn about bleeding edge – high impact – marketing strategies tactics!

    That said, they are always “searching” in an effort to bring to their clients and teammates new strategies and techniques that may have a “better than best” degree of impact.

    Daily responsibilities of this key player will include:
    - Professional client interactions and strategic consulting
    - Directing and coaching internal service groups to successfully deploy tactics including:
    o Email Marketing including
    - Creative development
    - Deployment
    - Measurement of success
    o Website Enhancement as well as
    - Integrating client sites with marketing campaigns
    o Public Relations including
    - Message development
    - Press release drafting and distribution
    - Pitching
    - Podcasting
    - Clipping pickups
    - Speech negotiations
    o Event Marketing
    o Search Engine Optimization initiatives including
    - Social search tactics
    - Linking programs
    - Optimized content programs
    - Blog marketing
    o Other potentially high-impact “test” tactics

    Misukanis & Odden offers a high opportunity for advancement, extremely competitive time off policy, IRA retirement plan, premium health insurance and a creative office environment overlooking Lake Minnetonka!

    Company: Misukanis & Odden
    Contact: Susan Misukanis
    Email: info@misukanisodden.com

    Wednesday, April 04, 2007

    Marketing Architects - Copywriter

    Do your talents put you in the top 1% of your peers? Then join a company that’s at the top 1% of its game. We're Marketing Architects. And we're changing radio. Our sole purpose is to help radio stations gain revenue and attract more listeners. And we’re the best in the world at doing it. Over the past decade, we’ve become the largest, most influential agency of our kind. If you have what it takes to join a passionate, eclectic group of entrepreneurs with a proven track record of far exceeding industry expectations, then the following opportunity could change your life.

    Position Overview:

    Does a radio commercial have the power to stop rush hour traffic? Can 60 seconds of words body slam a listener, leaving them gasping for breath? We believe they can. Here at Marketing Architects we write award-winning radio commercials that leave consumers salivating. Think you can do the same? Prove it. Show us your portfolio, and perhaps we’ll offer you the chance of a lifetime.

    We are currently seeking a wordsmith of epic proportions; someone who can twist ordinary nouns and verbs into compelling symphonies of salesmanship that grab listeners by their ears. If you are such a word maestro and you believe radio can change the world, then we have a job that could change your life.

    Qualifications:
    » MUST provide examples of work when sending resume. Web links or PDFs preferred. Spec work welcome. Resumes without examples of work will not be considered.

    » Lazy people need not apply.
    Company: Marketing Architects
    Email: resume@markarch.com
    Phone: 952-449-2500

    Tuesday, April 03, 2007

    Minnesota PRSA job postings

    Associate Account Executive, Kohnstamm Communications

    PR Specialist, Shriners Hospital -Twin Cities

    Mgr-Media Relations , Ameriprise Financial

    Get all of the details at www.mnprsa.com.