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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Padilla Speer Beardsley - Assistant Account Executive, Manufacturing and Technology


Padilla Speer Beardsley is looking for an enthusiastic communications professional to join our technology and manufacturing practices, which specialize in business-to-business communications. Prefer candidates to have one to two years of post-college experience in marketing communications or public relations.
                                                                                                                                                                              
Required skills: excellent writer; ability to understand and explain complex subjects; understanding of media relations; self-starter and strong work ethic. Agency experience is a plus.

The assistant account executive is responsible for many day-to-day PR activities, which can include:
  • Developing media and influencer lists.
  • Writing news releases, feature articles and proposal letters.
  • Assisting with event logistics, researching venues, invites.
  • Conducting media calls.
  • Scheduling editor appointments for media tours and trade shows.
  • Research.
  • Managing mailings and press kits.
·         Padilla is a multispecialty firm with experts in integrated marketing communications, corporate reputation, investor relations, employee communications and crisis/critical issues management. We serve clients from a variety of industries, including agriculture, consumer products, financial services, health care, manufacturing, retail and technology. All areas of the firm draw upon the capabilities of our research team.
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·         We’re strategic. We deliver results. We have fun. And we’re seeking entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.
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·         Padilla is an employee-owned firm and Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer an exceptional work environment and benefits, which contributed to our recognition as the nation’s “Top Agency to Work For” in 2010. We’re a founding partner of the Worldcom Public Relations Group, a consortium of 100 independently owned partner offices in 133 cities on six continents.
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·         Please send cover letter and resume referencing this job to Stephanie Grogg, Padilla Speer Beardsley, resumes@padillaspeer.com or 1101 West River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55415. For more information about Padilla Speer Beardsley, check out our website at www.padillaspeer.com.