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Monday, April 04, 2011

Padilla Speer Beardsley - Account Supervisor, Agribusiness, Minneapolis

Padilla Speer Beardsley, an integrated communications firm based in Minneapolis, is seeking a creative and driven account supervisor to join our agribusiness practice. Candidates must have:
  • Seven-plus years of professional experience.
  • Knowledge of the agribusiness industry.
  • A background in business-to-business and consumer marketing.
  • A track record of effectively managing public relations teams. 
  • Excellent media writing skills.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Account management, including strategic thinking, planning, budget management, leading account/project teams while mentoring junior staff.
  • Seeking new business and networking opportunities.
  • Developing creative ideas, writing strategic plans and giving presentations.
To be successful at this job, candidates need experience with audience and brand research, and outcome measurement. Corporate and/or agency experience would be ideal.  
This account supervisor will be expected to grow and support existing accounts by consistently delivering excellent client service, and meeting public relations challenges on time and within budget. We measure progress by client retention, revenue growth and new business development.
Padilla offers an exceptional work environment and benefits. We are an employee-owned firm, which contributed to our recognition as the nation’s “Top Agency to Work For” in 2010.
Our clients span various industries, including technology, consumer products, agriculture, manufacturing, health care, retail, financial services and more. Our staff includes experts in marketing communications, crisis/critical issues management, employee communications, investor relations, market/opinion research, media relations and public affairs.
We’re strategic. We deliver results. We have fun. And we’re seeking entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.
If interested, or if you know someone you think would be a good fit, please send a cover letter referencing this position, along with your resume, to Stephanie Grogg, Padilla Speer Beardsley, or 1101 West River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55415. For more information about Padilla Speer Beardsley, check out our website at