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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Job Opportunity at Weber Shandwick

As a leading global communications firm, Weber Shandwick works with clients to address a broad range of challenges across diverse geographies, product categories and audiences. Our ability to harness this collective experience and knowledge to apply it to each assignment is an important ingredient in our success. We are continuing to develop new ways of harnessing the power of advocacy for our clients. One way is through recognizing how advocacy - the active support of brands, causes and issues by individuals - has emerged as the most trusted source of information and communication today, as well as the most powerful force in business. We seek to build advocacy creation into our client work from the start.
Our Minneapolis office has opportunities for proven professionals with 4+ years of PR agency experience to join our Healthcare team. If you are passionate about health care, a creative and a resourceful strategic thinker who is strong in account management, media relations and writing, we want to talk to you.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
-Secure coverage in key local and trade media outlets by establishing and maintaining strong relationships with media
-Generate new ideas and opportunities to ensure client program success
-Provide strategic counsel to clients while managing implementation of a variety of projects
-BA or BS in Business, Communications or related degree
-4+ years experience within a PR agency environment effectively servicing accounts
-Strong media relations skills and client interactions
-Strong leadership, supervisory and management skills
-Proficiency in Microsoft Suite, on-line services and AP style writing is essential

Weber Shandwick is an equal opportunity employer.  EEO/AA.M/F/D/V.