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Friday, September 09, 2011

Padilla Speer Beardsley - Assistant Account Executive, Health Care

Padilla Speer Beardsley is looking for an enthusiastic communications professional to join our health care practice. Candidates should have experience in marketing communications or public relations. A degree in journalism, public relations, communications or a related field is preferred.
Candidates must possess strong writing skills, as well as trade and consumer-media relations experience and be a self-starter. A strong work ethic is a must, and agency experience is a plus.

The assistant account executive is responsible for various day-to-day PR activities, including:
  • Developing and editing media and influencer lists.
  • Writing news releases, feature articles and proposal letters.
  • Assisting with event logistics, researching venues and invites.
  • Conducting media calls.
  • Scheduling editor appointments for media tours and trade shows.
  • Research.
  • Managing mailings and press kits.
  • Organizing media clips and tracking media coverage.

Padilla is a multispecialty 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 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.

We strive for excellence. We’re strategic. We deliver results. We have fun. And we’re seeking collaborative individuals who want to grow with us.

Please send your resume and a cover letter referencing this job 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