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Friday, May 29, 2009

Two Postions at Kohnstamm Communications

Account Executive – Consumer PR team lead


Assistant Account Executive

Kohnstamm Communications, a Twin Cities-based public relations firm with a national client roster, is seeking applicants for two new position openings: Account Executive/ Consumer PR team lead and an Assistant Account Executive.

The Account Executive must be an experienced PR pro who knows how to work directly with clients, and has demonstrated results with consumer media and top-tier influencers, preferably with solid PR agency experience. We are especially interested in public relations professionals with sector expertise and industry knowledge with organic and natural products, food and beverage or beauty and fashion sectors. If you have 3-4 years or more of PR-specific experience, strong writing and team-leading/supervisory skills, we would like to speak with you about becoming our newest account executive.

The Assistant Account Executive must have the skill to unhesitatingly contact and interact with the national news media, and the poise and maturity to interact with our clients. If you have a degree in marketing or PR, several PR internships under your belt or previous agency experience including strong writing and organizational skills, we would like to speak with you about becoming our newest assistant account executive.

We offer a competitive salary, health benefits including dependent coverage, paid parking, retirement fund match, flex hours, paid volunteer time and other benefits. Kohnstamm was named a “Best Agency to Work For” in the current Holmes Report “2008 PR Agency Report Card.” The company is located on the 14th floor of the Securian building overlooking the State Capitol on the skyway system in downtown St. Paul.

Kohnstamm Communications is the 16th -ranked PR agency in the Twin Cities according to Mpls/St. Paul Business Journal, and 131st in the nation according to PR

Week.

Founded in 1991, the 12-person group is lead by Josh Kohnstamm, formerly of Hill and Knowlton, and Account Manager Trish Scorpio, formerly of Weber Shandwick, Honeywell and Ceridian corporate communications. Others at the agency have had previous experience with GolinHarris, Edelman, Karwoski, Manning Selvege & Lee and Media Relations before joining this enterprising and energetic team. For more information about the agency, go to www.kohnstamm.com and its careers section.

Send resumes ASAP to ricka@kohnstamm.com.