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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Jostens - Communications Manager

This position is part of Jostens Corporate Communications organization, which counsels, plans and implements communication strategies and programs to support company objectives and business growth. This position provides communications services that include internal communications, media and public relations, marketing communications, branding and community affairs that touch multiple audiences including employees, independent sales representatives, customers, the media and the community.

The Manager, Corporate Communications will work closely with business unit and corporate functions to identify and address communications opportunities with planning and communications process development, along with project management and implementation for assigned areas.
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in communications, public relations and marketing communications roles.
  • Thorough and demonstrated understanding of the corporate communications function
  • Strong experience in communications planning and hands-on implementation
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience with communications vehicles; electronic as well as print.
  • Ability to work with people at all levels of the organization, as well as with diverse external audiences
  • Ability to assimilate facts and package them in ways to most appropriately position information with key audiences
  • Travel is required, generally at the individual¿s discretion, up to 20 percent of time.
  • Flexibility, high work ethic and ability to have fun as part of dynamic team are all required
  • Undergraduate degree in communications-related major is required; post-graduate work is a plus.

  • Come work for a progressive and vibrant organization! We take pride in helping students celebrate their academic achievements!

    Minneapolis-based Jostens, founded in 1897, is a leading provider of products, programs and services that help people celebrate important moments, recognize achievements and build affiliations. The company's products include yearbooks, class rings, graduation products and products for athletic champions and their fans.

    Our aim is to be the world leader in providing achievement and affiliation products and to constantly deliver exceptional performance. Through tradition and technology, innovation and partnerships, Jostens continues to create powerful new ways for people to express their pride, and mark life's biggest moments. Jostens is a team of employees and independent business partners.

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    Jostens supports and embraces a diverse workforce as an EEO/AA employer.