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Thursday, February 25, 2010

PAID INTERNSHIP AT GHOST

ghost communications is looking for an intern: full-time, paid and to start immediately. We’re a young start up, growing rapidly and need someone who can dive in and help with a wide variety of client programs. This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to get integrally involved in programs and gain a lot of hands on experience very quickly under the supervision of former big agency PR managers.


REALITY CHECK: that all sounds great, but we’re a small firm. This is a ground floor opportunity. Candidates need to be entrepreneurs who want to get their hands dirty, lick a few stamps like we do and build a business along with us.


Ideal candidates will also have internship experience under their belt, have spoken with real live editors and be good writers and communicators. Design skills in Adobe Indesign a definite plus.


ghost communications is a brand communications, public relations and social media firm with clients in the consumer goods, sports and environmental categories. We also represent a number of large, prominent local businesses. Cient programs include media relations, sports and event marketing, online communications and social media, guerilla and street marketing and a lot more.

Email steve@ghost-pr.com with your resume and why you should join us ASAP.

University of Minnesota - New Media Intern

The New Media Intern will assist the New Media Team with a range of new media and web development projects. The new media intern will gain hands-on experience and create portfolio materials for a future career in new media or web site development.


New Media:
  • Act as contributing member of New Media Team; complete assigned projects through collaboration with content, video, and developer team members
  • Improve understanding of common new media skills including video production, audio production, and non-linear editing
  • Utilize new media skills in multimedia productions; plan, record, and edit videos and podcasts
  • Assist in management of AHC social media presence; post updates on AHC social media accounts
  • Assist with closed-captioning of AHC videos
Web Development:
  • Improve understanding of common web development languages including HTML, CSS, and PHP
  • Utilize web development skills to implement planned upgrades and additional features Optimize images for web use with image editing software

Site Updates / Maintenance:
  • Update AHC web sites using UM Content, the University's content management system
  • Verify content metadata follows established standards; make updates as needed
  • Assist with gathering of analytics data and preparation of web site usage reports   
Required Qualifications:
  • Basic understanding of HTML and CSS
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver
  • Familiarity with common social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience using a content management system
  • Experience with video and/or audio recording and editing
  • Experience with PHP, jQuery, JavaScript
  • Experience with Flash
The AHC Office of Communications provides communications services to the Office of the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences as well as the schools and colleges of nursing, public health, pharmacy, dentistry, medicine, and veterinary medicine.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Mall of America - Social Media Specialist

PURPOSE: To drive traffic and generate sales for MOA and its tenants. To assist in the dissemination of key messages of MOA and promote MOA as the premier retail and entertainment complex using Social Me


 Full-time with PTO, paid Health, Dental and Vision benefits, 401K, Life Insurance and Tuition Reimbursement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Monitor all media MOA content (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, FourSquare)
  • Post on behalf of MOA on all outlets in a timely fashion (daily, hourly)
  • Manage all departments, keep balance, maintain standards
  • Monitor and research what other companies are doing in social media to keep MOA on the cutting edge of social media
  • Maintain MOA/PR style, voice guidelines, and marketing objectives in all social media content
  • Create schedule, coordinate and maintain blog content
  • Coordinate blogs for specific marketing campaigns
  • Identify and connect with key bloggers (local, regional, national)
  • Coordinate overall strategy and direction for social media
  • Design backgrounds/tabs
  • Utilize metrics and analytics to monitor traffic and trends
  • Effectively foster relationships with online parties
  • Answer guest questions and provide assistance when needed.
  • Maintain the safety and cleanliness of the facility.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:
  • Research and recommend new media and trends in social media
  • Teach other staff members social media
  • Brainstorm new ideas
  • Perform other duties as assigned

PREFERRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations or Marketing preferred.
  • Three years of experience in the field preferred.
  • Understanding of Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Foursquare and other social media venues.
  • Must be available to work Tuesday through Saturday
  • Good verbal and written communication skills as well as strong organizational skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Sitting – frequently, 60% of time spent on computers and phone
  • Walking – frequently, 40% of time
  • Perform repetitive motion (using keyboard) - frequently, 80% of time
  • Reach at or below shoulder level - frequently, 80% of time
  • Stand and move - frequently, 70% of time
  • Stoop and squat - frequently, 60%
  • Lifting/carry up to 20 pounds – occasionally, 30% of time
  • Kneel and bend - occasionally, 30% of time
  • Reach at or above shoulder level – occasionally, 30% of time

Submit your resume to resumes@mallofamerica.com by March 5!

Thursday, February 18, 2010

St. Mary's Duluth Clinic Health System - Special Events/ Marketing & Communications Specialist

Responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing, evaluating, and managing a variety of special events and cause related marketing relationships. Develop key media relationships and assist in the creation, development, and production of various public relations and marketing materials to communicate and enhance the work of the Foundation.

Collaborates with the President, the Foundation Board, other Foundation staff, volunteers, and community supporters in accomplishing the goals and mission of the Foundation. Position requires high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers, and others.

Benefits:
In addition to regular compensation, SMDC Health System employees may be entitled to a number of benefits. While not constituting an all-inclusive list, here are some examples of benefits that may be offered:

- Medical Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Domestic Partnership Benefits
- Long Term Disability
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Retirement Plans
- Family Medical Leave
- Funeral Leave
- Jury Duty Leave
- Military Leave
- Vacation, Sick Time, Personal Time, etc.
- Workers Compensation
- Holidays
- Malpractice/Liability Insurance
- Educational Opportunities
- Voluntary Short-term Disability Plans
- Dependent Life Insurance
- 529 College Savings Plan

SMDC Health System is a non-profit health care organization serving 450,000 residents of Northeastern Minnesota, Northwestern Wisconsin, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

SMDC is the largest health care provider in the region with four hospitals and 12 regional clinics. The system employs about 7,000 healthcare professionals. That includes 400 physicians practicing in 55 specialties and sub-specialties.

SMDC strives to embody the soul and science of healing by combining compassionate care with leading-edge research, treatments and technologies.


Qualifications:
Baccalaureate Degree in business, marketing / communications, public relations, or related field. Minimum 2 years marketing / public relations and special events or related experience.

Learn more at MNHospitalJobs.com.

3 public affairs internship openings at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic's Department of Public Affairs offers internships that provide high-quality, hands-on work experience for individuals in the fields of communications, journalism, public relations, and marketing. Serving the needs of audiences that include employees, patients, and the public, Mayo Clinic Public Affairs offers a broad spectrum of experience in the field of corporate communications.

Public Affairs staff use a diverse range of media — including the Internet, Intranet, print and electronic publications, and audio and video recordings — to effectively convey institutional messages. Interns have the opportunity to gain practical knowledge from collaboration with experienced colleagues.

The goal of communication activity at Mayo Clinic is to further our primary value, "the needs of the patient come first." Our staff works toward that goal directly and indirectly, each and every day. The atmosphere is energizing, professional, and respectful. The need for excellent communicators is constant. Assignments are interesting and varied. An internship with Mayo Clinic will be a valuable learning opportunity, one that we believe you will never forget.

Interns with the Department of Public Affairs at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota gain work experience in a broad range of corporate communications at an internationally respected medical center.
Typically, interns are asked to:
  • Conduct interviews and write articles for Mayo publications and Web sites
  • Develop communication plans for internal clients
  • Write news releases, respond to media inquiries, assist with news conferences, and coordinate and supervise media interviews on campus
  • Research, write, edit, and coordinate production of general information materials for patients
  • Write scripts and coordinate production of audiovisual presentations and/or videos
  • Research and develop web content for MayoClinic.org
Internships are available for fall/winter and summer. The fall/winter internship is 16 weeks in length. The summer internship is 12 weeks in length. Starting dates will be negotiated as to complement the student's academic schedule.

Qualifications
  • Journalism, mass communications, or public relations majors preferred
  • Junior, senior or graduate standing
  • Strong writing skills
  • Computer skills
  • Major G.P.A. of 3.5; overall G.P.A. of 3.2
  • Completion of basic courses in news writing, script writing, marketing, or public relations helpful
  • Previous internship experience preferred
To Apply
To search and apply for internships that may be available, please use the online application. At the appropriate prompt during the online application, you need to attach a cover letter along with your resume, three (3) writing samples and an unofficial college/university transcript (official transcript will be required at the time of an interview). Letter(s) of recommendation from a college professor would be a plus.

For more information, please contact:
Kate Palmer
Department of Human Resources
Mayo Clinic
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Phone: 507-293-0294

Monday, February 15, 2010

Mayo Clinic - Public Affairs Intern Job

Location: Rochester, MN, US
Job Posting: 25872

Public Affairs offers internships that provide high-quality, hands-on work experience for individuals in the fields of communications, journalism, public relations, and marketing. This is a temporary position, less than 12 months. One or more mentors will be assigned to the intern to provide instruction, guidance and to assess performance. The intern is responsible for observing the functions and processes of the assigned work unit. In addition, the intern may be given selected work assignments to reinforce the learning experience, to assess the performance levels and to provide benefit to the work unit. The intern will be responsible for completing all internship-related assignments and reports for both Mayo and the participating educational facility. The duration and timing of the internship will be arranged with the intern and the sponsoring educational facility. (002102)

Department: Public Affairs

Basic Qualifications: The incumbent must be enrolled in a degree program from a college or university with an overall GPA of 3.2. Typically, this internship would occur after the student has taken most of the courses required by the degree program. Applicant must also provide a cover letter, resume, three (3) writing samples and an unofficial college/university transcript.

Other Qualifications: Applicants seeking a degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or Public Relations is preferred. Letter(s) of recommendation from a college professor would also be preferred.

Benefit Eligibility: No

Posting Begin Date: 02/11/2010

Posting End Date: Until filled

Employment Type: Nonexempt

Hours/2-Weeks: 80

Schedule: Monday - Friday

Shift: Days

Building: Centerplace

Salary: Education, experience, and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $13.00 per hour.

Staffing Contact: Emily Lind

Mayo Clinic is an affirmative action and equal opportunity educator and employer.

Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN
Job Segments: Contract, Entry Level, Hospitality 

Wind on the Wires - Communications Manager

Launched in 2001, Wind on the Wires (WOW) is a non-profit organization dedicated to overcoming the barriers to moving wind power to market in the Midwest. WOW is a collaboration between environmental organizations and the wind power industry. The WOW footprint covers 9 states including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
As a respected voice in the environmental community, electric industry, and regulatory agencies, WOW works with a variety of players to facilitate the development of wind power and transmission in the Midwest. WOW works in 3 primary areas:
  • Technical: works with electric utility companies and regional transmission planning organization that conduct transmission studies, integrate wind power into the electric "grid", and operate the electric energy market in the Midwest
  • Regulatory: intervenes in proceedings at state public utilities commissions that impact the development of renewable energy and transmission lines
  • Education/Outreach: organizes outreach meetings, makes presentations at conferences, collaborates with environmental colleagues, educates a variety of stakeholders from landowners to governor's offices, serves as a primary resource on wind power and transmission issues in the Midwest
Over the last several years, transmission has been more frequently in the news, a hot topic among decision-makers, and Wind on the Wires (WOW) has answered an increasing number of media inquiries on wind power and transmission issues. WOW has an on-going need to explain in English the often arcane and complex wind power and transmission issues on which WOW works. The Communications Manager will enhance WOW's ability to educate decision-makers, colleague organizations, the media and general public, and help advance the deployment of renewable resources and transmission lines in the Midwest. 
 
Position Overview:
WOW seeks a Communications Manager to design, develop, and implement a communications program to build awareness of the organization's mission, work, and achievements.
The Communications Manager is responsible for both internal and external communications with WOW members, supporters, foundations, donors, media and the general public, and the WOW web site. The Communications Manager will represent WOW at public events. The Communications Manager will work closely with the Executive Director, WOW staff and consultants, WOW members and colleague organizations. Location for the position is in the WOW offices in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Responsibilities:
  • Produce a clear and simple communications plan with measurable goals and deliverables
  • Enhance (or redesign as necessary), the WOW web site capabilities including the use of cutting edge communications tools; maintain web site content and add to or refresh content as required
  • Produce regular updates for WOW members, supporters, funders, colleagues in the form of newsletters and e-updates
  • In coordination with WOW staff and consultants, hold periodic webinars to update members and other stakeholders on WOW work and priority issues
  • In coordination with WOW staff and consultants, design and produce "Transmission 101" webinars for NGO colleagues and other stakeholders
  • Create and disseminate fact sheets on priority wind and transmission issues to WOW members, decision-makers, the media and other stakeholders
  • Develop, support and participate in messaging campaigns around key events such as the release of the Upper Midwest Transmission Development Initiative (UMTDI) transmission lines and cost allocation methodology, moving the Midwestern Governors Association (MGA) Midwestern Infrastructure Accord 2009 forward, and other pertinent key events
  • Establish and maintain contacts with key media outlets across the WOW footprint
  • Produce and disseminate press releases
  • Represent WOW to the media and in public forums
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree required; advanced degree in Communications, Public Relations and/or Marketing preferred
  • Experience with utility regulatory proceedings, environmental issues, legislative proceedings in the areas of energy and the environment, or similar experience required
  • Past public service with state regulatory commissions or agencies, or other decision-making bodies highly desirable
  • Experience with state legislative and/or state agency advocacy highly desirable
  • Self-motivation, strong organizational skills, efficiency and persuasiveness in oral and written communications required
  • Proven ability to meet frequent deadlines and balance multiple tasks required
  • Experience working with a number of organizations with diverse opinions required
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office applications and cutting-edge communications tools required
  • Dedication to advancing the cause of environmental protection and renewable energy required
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
Compensation: $50,000.00 - $65,000.00 (Yearly Salary). Salary negotiable depending on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits, generous vacation and flexible holidays. 
To Apply: 
Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Linda Brewster. No phone calls, please.
Wind on the Wires is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.
When you apply for this position, please say you saw this job on Green Dream Jobs!!
Contact Information:
Linda Brewster
lbrewster@windonthewires.org
http://www.windonthewires.org

Friday, February 12, 2010

Padilla Speer Beardsley - Vice President, Agribusiness

Padilla Speer Beardsley is seeking a strong, experienced leader to help grow our highly successful Minneapolis-based agribusiness practice. Padilla is one of the country’s most respected independent public relations and integrated communications consulting firms, known for delivering strategic, results-oriented programs to a wide range of clients across the country.

If you have more than 10 years of strategic communications experience (strong agency background preferred) and possess a passion for business growth and client service, this is an excellent opportunity. We have a great team in place and deep agency resources at your disposal. Our ideal candidate will have deep background in agriculture, agribusiness or closely related fields, and a track record of excellent client service, account management and staff development. We offer a high-energy, rewarding environment for those with a drive for developing business and building lasting client relationships.

Padilla is a communications and public relations firm with offices in Minneapolis and New York City. We are a multi-specialty agency, with experts in crisis/critical issues management, employee communications, investor relations, market/opinion research, marketing communications, media relations and public affairs. Our clients come from various industries, including agriculture, manufacturing, technology, consumer products, health care, retail, financial and more.

We’re an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer excellent benefits. We strive for excellence. We’re strategic. We deliver results. We have fun. And we’re seeking entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.

Please send your resume and a cover letter referencing this job to Stephanie Grogg, Padilla Speer Beardsley, resumes@psbpr.com or 1101 West River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55415. For more information about Padilla, check out our Web site at www.psbpr.com.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Padilla Speer Beardsley - Interns

Padilla Speer Beardsley has openings for full-time public relations interns to work on a variety of projects in our health care, investor relations and manufacturing and technology practices. They are paid, three-to-six-month internships. The work will involve basic public relations skills, including writing, media relations, media list development, organization and tracking clips, research, production coordination and some administrative tasks.

Candidates need six months of experience in public relations, communications or newspaper reporting. Experience may be professional, internships or volunteering. Excellent writing skills, media relations experience and an interest in learning about different technologies and working with financial information are required.

Padilla is a communications and public relations firm with offices in Minneapolis and New York City. Our multi-specialty firm includes experts in crisis/critical issues management, employee communications, investor relations, market/opinion research, marketing communications, media relations and public affairs. We work with clients in various industries, including agriculture, manufacturing, technology, consumer products, health care, retail, financial and more. We help organizations build reputations with the people who matter to their success.

Padilla is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employee owned. We strive for excellence. We’re strategic. We deliver results. We have fun. And we’re seeking entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.

Please send cover letter and resume referencing this job to Stephanie Grogg, Padilla Speer Beardsley, resumes@psbpr.com or 1101 West River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55415. For more information about Padilla Speer Beardsley, check out our Web site at www.psbpr.com.

Padilla Speer Beardsley - Agriculture and Environmental Science

If you have a passion for writing and an interest in the agricultural industry, we want YOU. Padilla Speer Beardsley, an employee-owned public relations firm in Minneapolis, is looking for an account executive to join our agriculture and environmental science practice.

Candidates need three-to-five years of public relations experience, plus excellent writing skills, media relations experience and strong project-management skills. Public relations agency experience is a plus.

As an AE, you would be responsible for day-to-day public relations activities, including writing case histories, bylines, feature articles and news releases, as well as planning and implementing trade shows and client events. The AE also will conduct media calls, schedule editor interviews and assist with research.

Padilla is a communications and public relations firm with offices in Minneapolis and New York City. We are a multi-specialty agency, with experts in crisis/critical issues management, employee communications, investor relations, market/opinion research, marketing communications, media relations and public affairs, Our clients come from various industries, including agriculture, manufacturing, technology, consumer products, health care, retail, financial and more.

Padilla is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers excellent benefits. We strive for excellence. We’re strategic. We deliver results. We have fun. And we’re seeking entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.

Please send cover letter and resume referencing this job to Stephanie Grogg, Padilla Speer Beardsley, resumes@psbpr.com or 1101 West River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55415. For more information about Padilla Speer Beardsley, check out our web site at www.psbpr.com.

Padilla Speer Beardsley - Senior Research Analyst

Padilla Speer Beardsley is looking for a senior analyst to join its in-house communication research team, working three-to-four days a week. Projects include large-scale opinion and attitude surveys, qualitative studies to develop messages and campaigns, and marketing research for brand and product development.

The senior analyst will help plan and execute projects, including the selection of research and analytical methods, the preparation of tables and charts, and the writing of final reports. The senior analyst is also responsible for controlling project budgets, and conducting day-to-day oversight and client contact on research projects.

To be considered, candidates must have a minimum of five-to-seven years experience in a research-related field and a master’s degree with research thesis in a social science or related field. The senior analyst needs a working knowledge of descriptive and multivariate statistical techniques, and experience with analytical software such as SPSS and Excel. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication, writing and relationship-building skills. The senior analyst also must be experienced in conducting library research with online databases and synthesizing results into written reports.

Padilla is a communications and public relations firm with offices in Minneapolis and New York City. We are a multi-specialty agency, with experts in crisis/critical issues management, employee communications, investor relations, market/opinion research, marketing communications, media relations and public affairs, Our clients come from various industries, including agriculture, manufacturing, technology, consumer products, health care, retail, financial and more.

Padilla is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers excellent benefits. We strive for excellence. We’re strategic. We deliver results. We have fun. And we’re seeking entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.

Please send cover letter and resume referencing this job to Stephanie Grogg, Padilla Speer Beardsley, resumes@psbpr.com or 1101 West River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55415. For more information about Padilla Speer Beardsley, check out our web site at www.psbpr.com.

Monday, February 08, 2010

CLS seeking account management professional

Carmichael Lynch Spong, The Holmes Report’s 2009 Small Agency of the Year and one of the most awarded PR firms in the country, has an exciting opportunity in the Minneapolis office for a creative, passionate and highly motivated account management professional.

The ideal candidate is a proven leader with experience and interest in the Food and Beverage category. The candidate should have an exceptional ability to build strong relationships with both clients and team members. Candidates must be highly creative with a passion for igniting business momentum and inspiring team members to achieve the same high standards.

Client management skills should be superior with demonstrated successes in strategic, out-of-the box thinking, research and planning, problem solving and delivering best-in-category work on time and on budget. If you are a “like-minded achievement addict” we have the tools and resources to inspire your career best work.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Must have 3 + years of Public Relations experience, agency preferred
  • Creative thinking and excellent writing skills
  • Experience with local, national and social media outreach

Please send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and supporting documents to Tracey Ellis, tracey.ellis@clynch.com.

Carmichael Lynch Spong is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D

OFFICE OF MAYOR CHRIS COLEMAN - Director of Communications

Job Opening: Director of Communications

The office of Mayor Chris Coleman is accepting resumes for the position of Director of Communications.  To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, (one press release, one longer form piece,
preferably an example of speechwriting) and references to Bob Hume, Deputy Chief of Staff, by email (bob.hume@ci.stpaul.mn.us) no later than
 
Friday, February 12, 2010

Preferred qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree
  2. At least two years of professional writing experience
  3. Experience in speechwriting or journalism
Job Duties:
  • Develop and execute comprehensive communications plan
  • Identify media opportunities
  • Serve as Mayor’s spokesperson
  • Serve as primary media contact for Coleman Administration
  • Work with other departments and public information officers on media strategy
  • Identify key messages on complex policy issues
  • Write and distribute press releases, and talking points daily
  • Develop, maintain, and regularly update the Mayor’s website and the city’s new media strategy
  • Write major speeches
  • Draft briefing memos and talking points for more than 200 public events each year. 
  • Prepare and staff mayor during interviews and public events
  • Manage Mayor’s office intern program
  • Other duties as assigned
( http://www.stpaul.gov/ )
Bob Hume
Deputy Chief of Staff
Office
of the Mayor
15 Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55102
P: 651-266-8518
bob.hume@ci.stpaul.mn.us

Friday, February 05, 2010

PSB Full-time Interns

Padilla Speer Beardsley has openings for full-time public relations interns to work on a wide variety of projects. They are paid and run three to six months long and focus on projects in our healthcare, investor relations and manufacturing and technology areas.

Responsibilities include: writing news, product and personnel releases; creating and editing media lists, media relations work, organizing clips, and tracking incoming trade publications and research. Candidates must have excellent writing skills, as well as one or two previous internships or volunteer experiences in public relations, journalism, or marketing communications.

Padilla is a communications and public relations firm with offices in Minneapolis and New York City. Our multi-specialty firm includes experts in crisis/critical issues management, employee communications, investor relations, market/opinion research, marketing communications, media relations and public affairs. We work with clients in various industries, including agriculture, manufacturing, technology, consumer products, health care, retail, financial and more. We help organizations build reputations with the people who matter to their success.

Padilla is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employee owned. We strive for excellence. We’re strategic. We deliver results. We have fun. And we’re seeking entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.

Please send cover letter and resume referencing these internships to Stephanie Grogg, Padilla Speer Beardsley, resumes@psbpr.com or 1101 West River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55415. For more information about Padilla Speer Beardsley, check out our Web site at www.psbpr.com.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Marketing PR Blogging Intern

We are seeking a Marketing/PR/Blogging Intern to assist in writing site content, researching topics, and executing social media and traditional public relations.

You MUST be able to write professional in ENGLISH.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in marketing, media studies, communications, or journalism. Affiliate marketing experience is a plus. This is a Work At Home position that may require daily Skype check-ins with administrator Tim Schroeder.

The ideal candidate has experience in writing, blogging, public relations, both social media and traditional media promotions, understands how to write and format SEO content, and is active in online forums within the blogging community. We are also interested in someone with experience promoting content on Digg/ SU/ Reddit promotions.

Content writing will be on: Affiliate Marketing Tips, Social Media Tips (Facebook, Twitter etc), Affiliate Network Review. Internet Advertising company reviews. We are looking for consistent quality.

The Job:
-This is a part-time job 15-20 hours / week
-You must be able to write professional in English.

You:
  • Write creatively and effectively
  • Be passionate, creative and hardworking
  • Be comfortable with working from home
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter personality
  • English first language
Responsibilities:
  • 15+ posts per week
  • Social media promotion
  • Daily Skype check-ins with site administrator
Compensation:
$500/ month

APPLY NOW!

Padilla Speer Beardsley - Account Executive, Agriculture, Minneapolis

If you have a passion for writing and an interest in the agricultural industry, we want YOU. Padilla Speer Beardsley, an employee-owned public relations firm in Minneapolis, is looking for an account executive to join our agriculture and environmental science practice.

Candidates need three-to-five years of public relations experience, plus excellent writing skills, media relations experience and strong project-management skills. Public relations agency experience is a plus.

As an AE, you would be responsible for day-to-day public relations activities, including writing case histories, bylines, feature articles and news releases, as well as planning and implementing trade shows and client events. The AE also will conduct media calls, schedule editor interviews and assist with research.

Padilla is a communications and public relations firm with offices in Minneapolis and New York City. We are a multi-specialty agency, with experts in crisis/critical issues management, employee communications, investor relations, market/opinion research, marketing communications, media relations and public affairs, Our clients come from various industries, including agriculture, manufacturing, technology, consumer products, health care, retail, financial and more.

Padilla is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers excellent benefits. We strive for excellence. We’re strategic. We deliver results. We have fun. And we’re seeking entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.

Please send cover letter and resume referencing this job to Stephanie Grogg, Padilla Speer Beardsley, resumes@psbpr.com or 1101 West River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55415. For more information about Padilla Speer Beardsley, check out our web site at www.psbpr.com.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Roepke Public Relations - Public Relations Account Executive

Roepke Public Relations has an immediate opening for an account executive.

This position requires a minimum of four years experience with a public relations agency or with a publication as a published journalist. We are seeking a team member who is highly polished, professional, passionate, driven and who wants to be a part of a rapidly growing company.

Required skills and attributes:
  • BA or BS in journalism, public relations, communications or related field.
  • A minimum of four years PR agency experience pitching national print and broadcast media. International media experience is highly recommended.
  • Team oriented, warm, engaging and diplomatic personality.
  • Superb written and oral communication skills.
  • Industrious personality.
  • Excellent client services skills.
  • Ability to multitask, anticipate needs, switch gears and react immediately.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to communicate with energy and confidence.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Wire Services, Cision MediaSource and knowledgeable in social media.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Craft and edit written press material; including press releases, media alerts, and requests for coverage that adheres to The Associated Press style guidelines.
  • Research and prepare strategically targeted media lists and editorial calendars using tools provided by the company.
  • Develop and maintain working relationship with various sectors of the media; meet tight media and client deadlines.
  • Secure broadcast, print and online editorial coverage for clients of the agency.
  • Prepare and assist clients for all media correspondence and interviews.
  • Handle multiple clients simultaneously, within a variety of sectors.
  • Assist senior account executives and company president.
This is not a sales position. Candidates must have media relations experience.

We have a high-energy, collaborative environment with excellent benefits and provide exceptional career growth opportunities for those motivated to excel.

We value integrity, dependability, entrepreneurial spirit, motivation, character and a positive attitude; in our clients and in our team. Our firm has been recognized and honored for our commitment to community service and a corporate vision that supports volunteer activities. Please visit us at www.roepkepr.com, on Twitter http://twitter.com/roepkePR and on Facebook.

Please forward resume and salary requirements to:
info@roepkepr.com

Roepke Public Relations
800 LaSalle Avenue, 9th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Monday, February 01, 2010

Roepke Public Relations Internship

Roepke Public Relations, a Minneapolis-based company that provides consistent, high quality strategic public relations and media relations for established companies, non-profits, and national startups, currently has an internship opportunity available. If you have the desire to work in the high-energy world of public relations and you enjoy a comfortable and collaborative environment, this just may be the perfect internship for you! Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of a PR agency. The experience will provide you with competitive experience to further your career in PR.


Desired skills and attributes:
  • Degree in journalism, public relations, communications, marketing or related field.
  • Team oriented, warm, engaging and diplomatic personality.
  • Superb written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask, anticipate needs, switch gears and react immediately.
  • Proficient in desktop publishing, Microsoft Office software suite, internet search engines, social media and networking sites.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to: nhowell@roepkepr.com

Natalie Howell

Roepke Public Relations

800 LaSalle Ave. Suite 920

Minneapolis, MN 55402

Roepke PR is a high-energy, collaborative environment. We value integrity, dependability, entrepreneurial spirit, motivation, character and a positive attitude; in our clients and in our team. Please visit us at www.roepkepr.com, on Twitter http://twitter.com/roepkePR and on Facebook.

Weber Shandwick Internship

Job Description:


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 and 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.The Minneapolis office has an exciting opportunity for anIntern.Internsassist our public relations practitioners with day-to-day duties including research, writing copy for news releases and feature stories, coordinating PR programs, assisting in the organization and preparation of special client events, compiling media lists, pitching client stories, participation in creative sessions, assistance with digital/social media projects, and media monitoring.

We offer a great workplace, culture and competitive salary.QUALIFICATIONS:* BA or BS in Business, Communications or related degree* Previous internship experience preferred* Willingness to learn and take direction* You must be a team playerWeber Shandwick is an equal opportunity employer. EEO/AA.M/F/D/V.press to return to searches.

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