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Friday, May 09, 2008

Fleishman-Hillard - Account Supervisor

Overview:
Fleishman-Hillard Inc., one of the world's leading public relations firms, has built its reputation by using strategic communications to deliver what its clients value most: meaningful, positive, and measurable impact on the performance of their organizations. The firm is widely recognized for excellent client service and a strong company culture founded on teamwork, integrity, and personal commitment. Based in St. Louis, the firm operates throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, South Africa, and Latin America through its 80 owned offices.

Fleishman-Hillard’s Minneapolis/St. Paul, working with both national brands and locally recognized companies, is expanding in the market and looking to add a seasoned Account Supervisor to this growing office. This is an exciting opportunity for a public relations practitioner to join a dynamic team doing high level communications work for a variety of clients

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include a focus on media work, building and maintaining strong relationships with executive client contacts, and advancing corporate communications strategies that embrace the client’s strategy and positioning

Qualifications:
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in corporate communications, with an emphasis on media relations, corporate communications, and media training. Experience with healthcare communications, technology PR and/or marketing communications is a plus, although not required.
  • Proven experience in pitching business and corporate stories of all types to various media outlets.
  • Excellent writing ability with extensive experience in all forms of corporate and executive communication, from business media news releases to executive talking points
  • A combination of agency and corporate experience is ideal, though not essential.
  • Advanced knowledge of business media and well-developed skills in building and maintaining media relationships.
  • Demonstrated experience executing public relations plans and the ability to draft and implement strategic public relations programs within budget.
  • Proven ability in developing compelling proposals and presenting them effectively and persuasively.
  • A strong team orientation is critical based on the collaborative culture of the office and Fleishman–Hillard.
  • Detail – oriented.
  • Ability to meet deadlines without sacrificing quality.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment
  • Fleishman-Hillard’s reputation for quality, creativity, and results is the foundation of our distinguished status in the industry. We offer a competitive salary and superb benefits including medical/dental/vision, life/disability insurance, paid holidays, and a 401(k) plan with a significant company match.

    Fleishman-Hillard is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. M/F/D/V.

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