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Friday, August 26, 2011

Consumer Goods, Junior Level - Flieshman Hillard

Account Executive/Senior Account Executive, Consumer

Fleishman-Hillard has an immediate opportunity for a versatile and talented communicator to join a growing team in our Minneapolis/St. Paul office. This team includes communication counselors in an office that serves a diverse mix of local, national and global clients in the retail, healthcare and consumer goods industries.

Responsibilities include:
Extensive research and development of written materials including news releases, media alerts, news advisories, etc.

Plan and manage special events

Proactive outreach to key trade, regional, national and consumer reporters

Management of multiple projects at one time.

Developing programs and tactics within new digital media and social networking sites

Qualifications:
Minimum 3-4 years of communications experience in an agency setting

Excellent writing and editing skills, including the ability to develop press materials, newsletters and communications

Demonstrated success in proactive media relations, with the ability to develop strong media pitch angles and pitch story ideas to reporters

Experience engaging social media and blogger outreach on behalf of clients

Ability to work well in a team environment

Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, or related field

Intellectually curious, creative and self-starting

Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, manage details accurately and handle the changing needs of clients

Ability to illustrate a results-focused approach and a commitment to going the extra mile for clients

About Fleishman-Hillard:
Fleishman-Hillard Inc., one of the world’s leading strategic communications firms, has built its reputation on creating integrated solutions that deliver what its clients value most: meaningful, positive and measurable impact on the performance of their organizations. The firm is widely recognized for excellent client service and a strong company culture founded on teamwork, integrity and personal commitment. Based in St. Louis, the firm operates throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin America through its 80 owned offices. For more information, visit the Fleishman-Hillard website at www.fleishmanhillard.com .

Fleishman-Hillard is a part of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) ( www.omnicomgroup.com ). Omnicom is a leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom’s branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, interactive, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to more than 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries. 


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