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Friday, June 29, 2012

Weber Shandwick - Internship

As a leading global communications firm, Weber Shandwick works with clients to address a broad range of challenges across diverse geographies, product categories and audiences. Our ability to harness this collective experience and knowledge and apply it to each assignment is an important ingredient in our success. We are continuing to develop new ways of harnessing the power of advocacy for our clients. One way is through recognizing how advocacy - the active support of brands, causes and issues by individuals - has emerged as the most trusted source of information and communication today, as well as the most powerful force in business. We seek to build advocacy creation into our client work from the start.
The Minneapolis office has an immediate need for an Intern.  Interns  assist our public relations practitioners with day-to-day duties including research, writing copy for news releases and feature stories, coordinating PR programs, assisting in the organization and preparation of special client events, compiling media lists, pitching client stories, participation in creative sessions, assistance with digital/social media projects, and media monitoring.   We offer a great workplace, culture and competitive salary.
We’re looking for recent grads who are available to start immediately.  This is a paid 12-month assignment.
  • BA or BS in Business, Communications or related degree
  • Previous internship experience preferred
  • Willingness to learn and take direction
  • You must be a team player 
Weber Shandwick is an equal opportunity employer.  EEO/AA.M/F/D/V.

Entegee - Social Media Community Manager

Job Description:
• Daily monitoring and listening of audience. Report results to team and escalate as applicable.
• Work with team members to finesse messaging for the audience
• Engage regularly with online audience within determined channels
• Manage alerts; escalate product complaints
• Review and present metrics regularly


• 2+years Social Media experience.

Apply online now.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Gray Plant Mooty - Communication Coordinator

Job Description

Gray Plant Mooty, a prominent national law firm, is currently seeking a Communications Coordinator. This position is responsible for developing marketing and communication materials for internal and external audiences from initial concept through writing, editing, and posting content to external web site, intranet, and social media channels.
In addition, the communications coordinator will facilitate the firm’s participation in key social networking tools and work with the public relations agency to pitch stories to publications and manage editorial calendars.
This position will maintain the firm’s web site, serve as the internal resource for web related inquires, prepare submissions for key directory rankings, and write clear and compelling press releases and pitch letters. The coordinator will track and synthesize data and coordinate regular updating of firm marketing materials.
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Desired Skills & Experience

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, or related field. Strong project management and interpersonal skills; ability to develop effective working relationships with all levels of personnel; strong client-service orientation and focus; excellent communications skills; creative problem solving skills; and exceptional attention to detail skills. The ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated and directed and will have 3-4 years of communication experience preferably within a professional services firm or agency. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: HR, Gray Plant Mooty, 500 IDS Ctr., 80 S. 8th St., Mpls, MN 55402; fax to 612-632-4296; or email

Apply online now.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

University of Minnesota – Communications Coordinator

This position reports to the associate to the senior vice president/strategic communications director in the U of M System Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Administration (OAA), which provides academic and administrative leadership for system-wide programs advancing the mission of the University of Minnesota.

The Communications Coordinator will assist the strategic communications director in advancing communications strategies for OAA priorities, congruent with University goals. This includes multifaceted support for University-wide academic programs as well as initiatives in public/urban/statewide engagement.

The individual in this position must be a versatile communications professional with excellent writing and editing skills. He or she will engage with many activities and functions in the Office of the Senior Vice President, with a focus on initiating and managing programs and projects that span a wide range of communications activities, often juggling multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines.  

Responsibilities Include:
- Within scope of responsibility, provide direction for communications initiatives and activities. Includes advancing activities spanning external and internal relations, publications and presentations, design and branding, marketing/promotion, web and social media, and events and outreach/engagement initiatives.
- Set priorities congruent with overall direction and manage resources and workflow aligned with OAA and University goals, serving as a liaison with directors and colleagues and coordinating print and web projects and project teams.
- Write and edit print and web content to engage a variety of internal and external audiences, to include copy for brochures and marketing collateral, content for e-newsletters and mass emails, and feature stories for print and web. Post and edit web content using CMS tools.
- Develop, write, and edit materials and presentations to support OAA academic administrative needs. Requires ability to synthesize a variety of detailed information and to translate complex material for varied audiences and strategic purposes, with close attention to nuances of wording, style, and tone.
- Collaborate to implement and manage effective social media for OAA programs and initiatives.
- Serve as a resource for OAA programs and units on communications solutions and best practices.
- Plan and carry out special initiatives and events.
- Supervise student employees/interns; manage contractor/vendor resources as applicable (e.g., internal/external services related to design, production, video, photography, and printing).
- Contribute to OAA communications team planning, problem-solving, and creative collaboration.
- Support responsibilities of the senior vice president; represent the director or others as appropriate; attend pertinent university events and meetings; other duties as directed.  

Required Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in English, communications, journalism, or marketing with four years of professional communications experience, or non-communication-related degree with six years of professional communications experience.
- Demonstrated experience shaping or coordinating communications for an organization.
- Exceptionally strong writing and editing skills, including demonstrated strengths in writing/editing across many formats and platforms, and translating complex information into effective communications for varied audiences.
- Experience developing and managing content for both print and web channels.
- Experience communicating with stakeholders from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
- Proven strengths in project management, multitasking, problem-solving, and attention to detail.
- Demonstrated collaborative work style; ability to work well with diverse individuals and groups.
- Successful experience assisting leaders and senior staff with projects by working independently or as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Seven years professional experience in communications, preferably in large and complex organizations.
- Higher education work experience and/or experience working with mission-driven organizations such as health care systems, foundations, or nonprofit organizations.
- Experience working with community-based organizations, especially involving diverse cultures/communities in urban contexts.
- Proven skill in communicating effectively to varied stakeholders about complex and interdisciplinary University research, teaching, and outreach.
- Familiarity with design concepts and use of social media in marketing communications.
- Practitioner expertise in one or more of the following areas of focus: videography/video storytelling, graphic design and print production, or photography; Adobe Creative Suite proficiency a plus.
- Ability to work with exceptional resourcefulness and initiative.
- Ability to articulate ideas persuasively and diplomatically.  

Applyonline now – requisition number 178736
The University of MN is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Lynn Hazan & Associates - Social Media Manager

Are you the go-to person on how to use Pinterest?  Know what works on Twitter and what’s better on Facebook?  Love showing your clients what social media can do for their brands?  Ready to take on the social media PR for a major client?

Boutique PR firm in Chicago needs a Social Media Manager/Director.  New position will oversee social media work for international B2C client.  Agency also handles traditional media for client; Social Media Manager will work closely with entire ten-person account team.

Agency has won many recent awards for work and workplace.  Leadership believes in listening to ideas from staff, as creativity comes from employees at every level.  Benefits include top-tier health insurance, summer hours, 401(k) match, and generous PTO.  Candidate will ideally work in Chicago office, though applicants for New York or Los Angeles offices will be considered. 

5+ years’ experience in PR.  Strong multi-channel social media (Facebook, Pintrest, YouTube, Twitter, etc.) experience; experience with and understanding of traditional media PR necessary. The right candidate should be a strategic thinker and skillful writer, and should have the ability to integrate strategy and ideas developed in traditional media with opportunities presented in social media.   Must have agency experience, with hospitality/travel/lifestyle client a plus.  Candidate must have demonstrated initiative and creativity that made a difference for past clients.

Social Media:
Experience coordinating contests/sweepstakes on these channels.  Familiarity with analytics of each channel, including measurements of quality and ROI.  Knowledge of  conventions and best practices for each channel, particularly in responding to customer service issues.

Head social media practice within agency.  Focus on large B2C client.  Eventually will become involved on other accounts, mostly B2C.
Implement social media plan and establish long-term strategy.  Bolster clients’ social media presence and effective use of various channels.  Develop ideas to increase readership/following.
Collaborate closely with traditional media team.  Social media strategy will reflect and complement traditional media work.

Manage staffers who will work on both social and traditional media.
Travel:  if candidate is not based in Chicago, monthly travel to Chicago office.  Potential for additional domestic or international travel.

Please forward your resume as a .doc, along with writing samples, and detailed cover letter including salary. Send materials to Anne Howard, Lynn Hazan & Associates, We appreciate a follow up call at 312.863.5402.  Candidates who call will be reviewed first.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Lola Red PR - Associate Publicist

Academic/Technical Qualifications
Bachelors Degree in Journalism or Public Relations.
Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of media issues, high energy, excellent organizational skills and creative and strategic thinking abilities 
Computer Skills
Strong Microsoft Office skills specifically Word and PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
Industry Experience
3+ years of experience in public relations or journalism fields. 
Leadership/Management experience/capabilities
Ability to manage multiple tasks and lead and manage multiple accounts
Communication Skills
Strong copywriting skills.  Ability to create strong relationships with prospects, clients and the media.
Attitudes and Behavior
Self starter, pleasant/helpful/optimistic, minimal supervision required.  Ability to work on and manage teams.

  • Prepare and disseminate information regarding your client’s organization through newspapers, periodicals, television and radio and other forms of media that meet both the needs of the client and those of the media. 
  • Have strong knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a public relations firm and be able to develop strong relationships with media personnel and recognize opportunities for stories.
  • Be responsible for developing firm’s client base through networking, marketing and sales techniques while supporting the overall goals and objectives of the team and the firm.
  • May be asked to assist in the supervision of interns or other publicists where appropriate.
  • Be responsible for overseeing and serving as main point of client contact for account
Client Relationships
  • Ensure features are obtained, press releases are effective, clients are prepped for media interviews and appearances
  • Monitor media for opportunities of additional exposure or potential threats
  • Prepare and conducts weekly/bi-weekly status updates with clients
Media Relationships
  • Establish genuine and trustworthy relationships with journalists, reporters and editors
  • Generate new media leads through research, networking and referrals
  • Leads tactical execution of PR campaigns
  • Assist in developing comprehensive, creative and successful publicity campaigns
  • Keeps management informed by collecting, analyzing and summarizing concerns, data and trends
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by: attending professional workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, reviewing best practices and participating in professional societies
  • Oversees up to 6 accounts
To apply, please send a ONE page resume and cover letter to

Monday, June 25, 2012

Northwestern Health Sciences University - PR/Communications Intern


Northwestern Health Sciences University has an opening for a PR/communications intern. Must be an excellent writer, and have previous internship or work experience in a public relations, social media and/or media relations role. The ideal candidate will be a college junior/senior or recent college graduate with outstanding skills who is self-motivated and enthusiastic. This is a paid internship position, 30-40 hours per week, for 8-12 weeks, starting as soon as possible. 

Join the community of caring at Northwestern. Here you’ll find outstanding faculty, dedicated staff and exceptional students, all committed to excellence in natural health care. 

Primary responsibilities:
  • Contribute to social media planning, strategy and execution, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube;
  • Write press releases; assist in PR and media relations efforts;
  • Write articles and features for website, publications and marketing collateral;
  • Assist with marketing campaigns as needed; and
  • Cover campus events, taking photos and video as appropriate. Must be available for occasional evening and weekend hours.
Desired qualifications:
  • Current junior or senior studying communications, journalism, marketing or related field OR recent college graduate, with degree in public relations, communications, marketing, or related program.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Familiarity with communications and journalistic standards, practices, and ethics.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Familiarity with Photoshop and media relations software (Cision, Vocus, etc.) desired.
  • Previous experience and/or internship in communications field desired.
 Salary: $10 per hour

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Kate Martin,

Hmong National Development - Marketing Internship

Location: St. Paul, MN

Marketing & Communications Intern 
At least 15 hours and up to 30 hours per week;
Minimum of 3-4 months 


  • Under the direction of the Senior Project Manager, assist in the coordination, research, and implementation of
  • HND marketing & communications goals and objectives.
  •  Compile and maintain accurate records of media sources
  •  Facilitate communication and partnership between HND and Hmong ethnic media across the country
  • Work with HND Conference 2013 planning committee on marketing & communications for the upcoming conference and streamlining them with general HND communications 
  •  Manage HND monthly newsletter
  •  Assist in development of press releases
  •  Assist in management of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media accounts
  •  Assist with website maintenance & managing web content
  •  Assist Senior Project Manager with design and implementation of marketing plan 
  •  Participate in necessary trainings, workshops and meetings, as scheduled
  •  Other relevant duties, as assigned 
  •  Upper level college students or graduate students preferred
  •  Strong oral and written communication skills
  •  Prior marketing, communication, and public relations experience
  •  Experience using and managing social media such as Facebook, Twitter, etc…
  •  Understanding of the principles of bilingual and multicultural families
  • Basic to intermediate personal computer skills with word processing, excel, and email experience 
  • Highly dependable, takes initiative, has good judgment and is able to function with minimal supervision. 
  •  Must be able to work independently and produce high quality work 
  •  Knowledge of Hmong is considered an asset.
If interested, please complete the attached application and submit cover letter, resume, & application to Bruce Thao at with subject heading “HND Summer Internship Application”.

If you have questions, please contact Bruce Thao at (651) 495-1517 or

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Rasmussen College - Digital Marketing Intern

The Company:
An innovator of higher education, Rasmussen College is a career-focused, private college that specializes in offering the most in-demand degree programs in a highly supportive, student-centered educational environment. Rasmussen College offers market-relevant programs from the certificate and diploma level through the associate’s and bachelor’s level online and across its 22 campuses in the Midwest and Florida to more than 15,000 students. By combining its expertise in career development with high academic standards and with unparalleled student support services, graduates of Rasmussen College leave with the most up-to-date knowledge, the skills that employers look for, and the tools to succeed in their chosen field. Since 1900, the primary focus at Rasmussen College has remained constant: student achievement is of the upmost importance, the employer who hires its students continues to be a valued partner, and Rasmussen College is dedicated to being a primary contributor to the growth and development of the communities it serves. To our employees, we offer the opportunity to develop professionally in a forward-thinking, spirited and entrepreneurial growth environment; the opportunity to be part of creating a business, curriculum or program; and the satisfaction that hard work is rewarded with more than excellent salary and benefits, but also with the gratification that every Rasmussen College employee ultimately has a meaningful impact on our students, the businesses who hire them and the communities we collectively serve.
Reporting Relationships:
The Digital Marketing Intern reports to a Senior Marketing Manager, Digital Strategy.
The Digital Marketing Intern is an extraordinary position for career-minded and goal-oriented individuals to experience an entrepreneurial, values-driven culture; a rapidly growing business driven by societal and educational trends; a robust and defined career path; and most importantly, the opportunity to positively impact the lives of aspiring students and their communities. The Digital Marketing Intern will assist in the go-to-market plans within our online advertising (Paid Search, Affiliate, and Media) and database marketing teams.
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Assist in the auditing of Rasmussen’s digital marketing assets to ensure that we are brand compliant
  • Work with the Paid Search team on their transition from an agency to internal model
  • Responsible for some pulling operational reporting across media channels
  • Work with marketing managers to ensure that we have coverage across digital media for our programs and geo locations
  • Assist in the invoicing and payment process for vendors
  • Ability to work 20-25 hours per week, during business hours
  • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree program with emphasis in Business, Marketing, Finance field
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness, motivation and initiative
  • Ability to work independently
  • Active interest in learning about Digital Marketing/Media
  • Detailed oriented
  • Intermediate expertise working with Excel and Access
Rasmussen is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
Contact: Submit your resume to

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Search for Executive Director for Art Buddies

Art Buddies seeks a dynamic and effective leader for the full-time position of Executive Director. The ideal candidate will have a passion for helping low-income kids discover their creative potential and a talent for the fundraising necessary to run and expand the program. The Executive Director must be a leader, fundraiser, creative problem- solver, persuasive communicator and public speaker. He or she must be able to manage a small staff, understand nonprofits, and oversee legal, accounting and governance matters. A familiarity with the commercial art world—including advertising, design, and marketing—is a plus.

$40,000 - $60,000 with benefits and the potential to increase compensation by successful fundraising and program expansion.

- At least 5 years professional experience
- Passion for the organization's mission
- Proven sales or fundraising skills
- Strong writing and communication ability
- Public speaking skill with a talent for engaging and inspiring an audience
- Fiscal management strengths
- Strong leader, planner and manager

Art Buddies is a joyful, inspiring after-school mentoring program that helps low-income children discover their creative potential, build confidence, and envision a positive future. Grade-school students receive one-on-one mentoring from professionals in all sorts of creative fields, including advertising, marketing, graphic design, interior design, and architecture. In workshops of seven to ten weeks, each child creates with his or her own Art Buddy. Kids may build a costume of their future self, a model of their dream city, or an image of themselves as “ruler of the world.” Art Buddies ends with the kids becoming stars, posing for professional photographers and showing off their creations in an exciting parade and performance.

Creatives for Causes (doing business as Art Buddies) is a small, charitable organization founded in 1994 by former art director/designer Sue Crolick. After a 30-year career in advertising and design, Sue dreamed of empowering inner- city kids by pairing them with creative mentors from her field. Art Buddies has two full-time employees, one part- time contractor, a seven-member Board of Directors and a 20-member Advisory Board. Its sole program is Art Buddies; its annual budget is around $150,000. Art Buddies runs two fall programs and two spring programs at two different locations in south Minneapolis. Each year, it recruits 160 creative mentors and serves an equal number of children. It has recently expanded, with ambitions to expand further. Learn more at

- Application web page: 
- Fill out our 
(REQUIRED), attached here and 
- Email your responses with your cover letter and resume to: 
Search Committee of the Art Buddies Board 
c/o Rosanne Monten

Application deadline is Friday, July 20. Review of applications will begin shortly following this deadline.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Periscope - Digital Media Intern


What we’re looking for

We’re looking for a digital media enthusiast to assist our growing team as a full time intern, with potential to get hired on as a full time employee. The ideal candidate is familiar with digital marketing, including digital advertising (online and mobile), search marketing, and social media. Personal use of latest desktop and mobile applications is key, as the candidate is expected to keep up with the latest industry trends. The ideal candidate wants to immerse her or himself in the industry, while having a specific interest in digital media. 

What you will do at Periscope

Support the digital media planning team from strategy to tactical execution and campaign optimization.  This includes collaboration with digital production, creative, and community as well as traditional media and account teams. Your daily tasks will include the following:
  • Research

  • Presentation preparation

  • Vendor relations

  • Trafficking

  • Monitoring

  • Optimization

  • Reporting


    What you are
    • Inspired by evolution of technology and it’s implication for communication, especially as it pertains to marketing
    • An efficient multi-tasker who thrives in a constantly changing environment
    • Detail-oriented, organized and able to meet deadlines
    • Persistent communicator who does what it takes to get a project done
    • A comfortable leader with presentation, public speaking, and mentoring chops
    • Self-starter who knows how to find answers to questions from reputable sources
    • A team-player, able to work with diverse clients and colleagues

Software Proficiencies

What you know
Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Excel)

(optional but beneficial)
Third Party Ad Servers (Mediamind, DFA), Syndicated Research (comScore, MRI), Google Adwords, Adcenter, Basic Analytics (Google Analytics, Webtrends, etc), Facebook Ads Marketplace


Your background
Relevant coursework or internships in advertising / marketing, familiarity with media and digital a plus
B.A., or equivalent education



Apply online now.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Carmichael Lynch Spong and Save-A-Lot wants You…two of you, to be precise.

CLS and Save-A-Lot are looking for a team of two paid interns to hit the road at the end of July as part of our annual Fuel Your Family Road Trip program.  The selected team will serve as brand ambassadors  or Road Scholars, as we call them — on a four-week, 12-city tour of some great U.S. states. 

As the 2012 Fuel Your Family Road Scholars, you and your friend will have a chance to personally bring the brand to consumers and help show people how Save-A-Lot can help fuel families with fresh, quality food and simple meal ideas at substantial savings.

Throughout your four-week road trip you will attend community events, conduct random acts of kindness and sampling, host customer appreciation events at Save-A-Lot stores and share tips for affordable, easy road trip snacks and breakfast and lunch ideas.

The actual internship will last for six weeks from July 23 to August 31, 2012.  The selected Road Scholars will receive a weekly salary, a per diem, lodging, provided transportation and invaluable job experience.

The particulars:

The selected team of Road Scholars will need to commit to the six week internship (again – July 23 to August 31, 2012). The first week (July 23 through July 28, 2012) will be spent at Save-A-Lot University undergoing brand and Fuel Your Family program  training in MInneapolis at the offices of Carmichael Lynch Spong (Save-A-Lot's PR Agency), at SUPERVALU (Save-A-Lot's parent company) and in St. Louis at Save-A-Lot headquarters.  The four-week summer road trip will run from July 29 to August 26, 2012.  You'll also spend one week (August 27 through August 31, 2012) in Minneapolis at the end of the trip sending out final blog posts, preparing a recap and completing a measurement and evaluation report.

The requirements (non-negotiable.  Sorry.):

-Must be a team of two
-Must be 21 years of age or older
-Must have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record
-Must be a recent graduate or enrolled in an accredited college
*Minimum GPA:  3.0
*Preference given to individuals with or pursuing a degree in English, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising or Marketing
-Must have proven knowledge and experience with social media
-Must be well networked in social media channels
-Must have strong written and oral communication skills
-Must have high integrity and attention to detail
-Must have great interpersonal skills, a good sense of humor and an ability to connect with people
-Must be resourceful, achievement-oriented, a self-starter, responsible, personable and outgoing
-Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply
-Preference given to candidates residing or attending school in a Save-A-Lot market
-Preference given to candidates who have shopped at Save-A-Lot

To apply and learn more details, first check out


Please email us at and we'll answer your questions as quickly as possible.

Nemer Fieger - Social Media Intern

The social media intern at Nemer Fieger will work with Account Executives to increase the Agency’s social media presence as well as assist on client social media projects.
Responsibilities include the following:
·         Work with A.E.’s to create and maintain a content editorial calendar based on events/promotions/happenings at Nemer Fieger and with our clients
·         Assist in the implementation of multiple clients social media campaigns
·         Brainstorm and execute engaging social media contests and promotions
·         Monitor and engage on various social media platforms
·         Research to find and engage new and alternative ways to leverage social media activities
·         Monitor latest trends, happenings in social media and keep agency up to date
·         Generate measurable results on the  impact of social media for clients
·         Update NF website with events, announcements, etc., as needed
·         Proficient in all social media channels – Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, Linked in, etc.
·         Background in marketing, public relations and strategic thinking for developing campaigns
·         Detail oriented, ability to multi-task and a team player
·         Strong writing skills and technologically savvy
·         Passionate about social media
·         Fast learner
·         This is a paid full-time internship
·         Estimated to be 40 hours per week
·         With a minimum commitment of 3-months
·         Includes opportunities for increased responsibility

To apply:
·         Please send resume and cover letter to by 5:00pm on June 20, 2012.

Relationship One - Marketing Internship

Company Description:

Relationship One is a revenue performance management consulting firm that enables sales and marketing teams to achieve their demand generation and customer marketing goals using Eloqua and sales force automation systems. With a core staff of experienced marketing professionals, Eloqua certified consultants, and a well respected track record for delivering marketing automation implementations, Relationship One offers the right balance of quality service and marketing thought leadership. With our recent expansion of our Denver office, we are agressively looking for experienced Eloqua consultants and marketers to join our team. 
Job Description
In this part-time position, you will help support sales and marketing activities to strengthen and extend Relationship One’s presence across multiple channels, online and offline. This real-world experience will develop your marketing skills and business knowledge with the possibility of full-time employment. 

  • Currently enrolled in or recent graduate of Business/Marketing/Advertising/Design degree program
  • Ability to learn quickly, demonstrates initiative, and adapt / adjust to shifting priorities 
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, while solving problems 
  • Manages workload efficiently, effectively and completely 
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment
  • Commitment to continuously develop skill set and knowledge base
  • Utilizes strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Comfortable with common Office software, Mac experience a plus
  • Graphic design experience a plus
  • For the right candidate, position can be converted at the end of the internship
Additional Information Roles & Responsibilities

  • Work with the sales and marketing teams to develop marketing campaign and business development strategies
  • Help create, manage and publish marketing/sales content for both online and offline channels  
  • Work with subject matter experts within the organization to obtain content for publication in various online channels
  • Assist sales with identification and qualification of leads 
  • Support ongoing search engine optimization
  • Support ongoing socail media campaigns
  • Help with event planning and management
  • Assist with general administrative functions
  • Minimum 20/hour a week commitment
Apply Online Now.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

UnitedHealth Care - Marketing & Products Intern

Position Description:
The marketing and product intern evaluates business requirements and needs assessments .The position requires a forward thinking individual who seeks opportunities to apply process knowledge to establish and improve product management and development processes.  Works collaboratively to seek out solutions and make process and product recommendations to the Clinical, Behavioral and Pharmacy Product Team.  Documents the scope of deliverables and supports the ongoing use and enhancement of Clinical, Behavioral and Pharmacy Product Offerings.  Uses administrative and project management skills to develop, refine, edit and update appropriate documents, processes etc. for Clinical, Behavioral and Pharmacy Product Team

Primary projects for this role are:
  • Review sales collateral and work with the clinical product team to identify and prioritize updates
  • Share the updates with marketing partners for implementation
  • Assist clinical product team to document data requirements for management reports for clinical products
  • Survey support for UHC Clinical, Behavioral and Pharmacy product team including creating surveys, analyzing results, working with clinical product team to develop recommendations
Core Competencies:
  • Interest in product development and management.
  • Proven analytical and conceptual skills used in new concept development
  • Strong communications, and consensus gaining skills
  • Result oriented; proven ability to translate strategies and initiatives into action plans
  • Strong administrative, organizational, and prioritization skills
  • Self-motivate and self-driven


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6+ months within an internship program or work experience
  • Basic Microsoft Word experience
  • Basic Microsoft PowerPoint (create presentations) experience
  • Basic Microsoft Excel (ability to read documents but not creating formulas) experience
  • Exposure or experience in end-to-end product and project management
  • Healthcare industry knowledge
OptumRx is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.

If you're ready to talk about groundbreaking interactions, let's talk about what happens when a firm that touches millions of lives decides to gather results from millions of prescriptions every month and analyze their impact. Let's talk about smart, motivated teams. Let's talk about more effective and affordable health care solutions. This is caring. This is great chemistry. This is the way to make a difference. We're doing all this, and more, through a greater dedication to our shared values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation and performance.

OptumRx is an empowering place for people with the flexibility to help create change. Innovation is part of the job description. And passion for improving the lives of our customers is a motivating factor in everything we do. In the largest and most personal sense, your impact can be greater than even you thought at OptumRx.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.