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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.
·         We’re strategic. We deliver results. We have fun. And we’re seeking entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.
·         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.
·         Please send cover letter and resume 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