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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

AE Opening at Weber Shandwick

The Minneapolis office of Weber Shandwick is looking for a PR professional with 2-3 years of experience to join our Technology group.

Essential Competencies and Attributes:
- Solid writing ability with technical subject matter
- Basic national and trade media relations experience
-Some experience working directly with clients
-B2B industry experience in healthcare, manufacturing, human resources helpful

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Trade media relations, and occasionally national media relations
-Content development, including long-form thought leadership articles as well as news releases
-Project management, working collaboratively with the client and senior leaders on accounts
-Occasional event public relations work and travel
-BA or BS in Business, Communications, Journalism or related degree
-PR agency experience desired
-Knowledge of technical subject matter a must

What’s in it For You?
-Our office has earned local recognition for our ‘great place to work’ environment.  We operate under a collegial model where all voices are appreciated.
-You’ll have exposure to award-winning work – PR Week’s Innovation of the Year and Best Use of Social Awards for 2011 both came out of Weber Shandwick Minneapolis work.
-You’ll work with colleagues who are leaders in their fields and have the opportunity to work on local and global accounts.

About Us
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.
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