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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Fleishman-Hillard Seeks Intern

Fleishman-Hillard is an international, full-service public relations firm. For more than 10 years, the Fleishman-Hillard Minneapolis office has offered college students and recent graduates the opportunity to gain valuable, practical public relations experience through its internship program.

Practice areas in the Minneapolis office include: Technology • Healthcare • Financial Communications • Consumer/Retail. We assign interns to client accounts and expect them to contribute to the success of our clients and firm. During our program, we strive to ensure that each intern is exposed to every aspect of the firm’s work, including in-depth client work, office management and winning new business.

Requirements:

Applicants need at least a B average and must have completed their junior year of undergraduate study. Recent graduates are preferred. While we will give first consideration to applicants with majors in journalism, mass media, communications, public relations, and radio and television broadcasting, we will consider applications from all major areas. Ideal candidates will have some previous PR experience (school, work or other internships).


Compensation:


Fleishman-Hillard compensates interns on an hourly basis at competitive rates. Interns work from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and usually have opportunities for overtime. We do not provide paid parking or housing assistance.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to niki.larsen@fleishman.com.

For more information, visit our Web site at www.fleishman.com.

Thursday, August 07, 2008

Weber seeks Financial Services expert for Account Supervisor position

The Weber Shandwick Minneapolis office has an opportunity in our Financial Services practice for an Account Supervisor. This is an exciting opportunity to join an industry-leading practice and be involved in developing and initiating national partnership outreach PR programs. Qualified candidates will be creative and strategic thinkers, organized to a fault and experienced in grassroots PR initiatives. Also important are strong writing and editing skills, relationship building expertise, and materials development including web writing and creating marketing collateral materials.

Successful candidates will have 5+ years of PR experience. Excellent client relationship skills, analytical and problem solving skills as well as strong communication skills (both verbal and written) are required. Ability to work in a team environment and be a role model for junior staff are also important.

We 're looking for exceptional PR talent to deliver great results for our clients. We offer a competitive salary and benefits program and good career advancement opportunities. If you would like to join us, please submit your resume at www.webershandwick.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer