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Friday, August 30, 2013

Horizontal Integration Inc. - Social Media Specialist

Northwest Metro, MN
6 Month Contract
Salary: DOE

Responsibilities:
Email and Social Marketing

  • Build strategy and drive day-to-day execution of email and social marketing programs
  • Track and analyze direct and interactive marketing campaigns
  • Use statistical analysis and reports to drive continuous campaign improvement
  • Partner cross functionally to develop campaign workflow, including the Interactive Experience team and Content Specialist for development and creative, and Marketing Communications for editorial and promotional calendar
  • Manage and execute the email and social calendars and production schedule, ensuring timely and accurate delivery of all content
  • Build audience segmentation strategies to ensure the right message gets to the right audience
  • Coordinate and work with data analytics team to gather and analyze data
  • Compile, track, and communicate weekly and ad hoc email campaign reports
Apply online now.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Ordway - Public Relations Intern



JOB PURPOSE:  This position is responsible for assisting the PR & Marketing Manager and the Marketing and Communication Department in the daily operations and activities of Ordway Center for the Performing Arts.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  •  Research and maintain online and print calendar listings.
  • Collect and compile press clips into comprehensive reports.
  •  Prepare or assist in preparation of public relations materials, including but not limited to: press releases, media alerts, media and blogger night invitations and press kits.
  • Assist PR & Marketing Manager and Creative Department in oversight of program magazines for Ordway events.
  • Assist in research, drafting and editing of Ordway marketing materials including brochures, e-blasts and newsletters.
  • Assist in updating sections of Ordway’s website.
  • Maintain responsibility for show-related requests including car rentals and b-roll distribution.
  • Assist in coordinating media previews, visits and interviews by making various phone calls for research, follow-up or confirmation.
  • Assist in opening night press preparations and attend press events as assigned.
  • Participate in Marketing & PR driven events/festivals by helping at the Ordway booth/table.
  • Perform and assist PR & Marketing Manager in other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION:  Major or Focus in public relations, journalism, marketing, or equivalent is required.
EXPERIENCE:  Previous internship experience in public relations, marketing/advertising or equivalent preferred.  Prior clerical or administrative support experience in a non-profit, education or cultural environment a plus.  Previous knowledge of AP Style preferred.
SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITY:  Excellent writing, verbal, proof reading, editing, phone and organizational skills necessary.  Polished communicator.  Flexible team player.  Self-motivated, detail-oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills, customer service orientation, excellent phone manner and communication skills, ability to prioritize and work well under pressure and to deadlines. Computer aptitude required, with Microsoft Office experience preferred.

EQUIPMENT OPERATED:  Computers, printers, telephone, calculator, fax machine and other general office equipment.

TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume, three professional references and at least two writing samples, one of which should be a news release (can be a school project) or Ordway application form to: Human Resources, 345 Washington Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102, or stop by the "Stage Door" on 5th Street to apply; or fax info to: (651) 224-1820, or email to: jobs@ordway.org. Web Page: www.ordway.org  Job Line: (651) 282-3110.   Women, people of color, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EEO/AA

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Modern Storytellers - Account Manager, PR

Overview

Haberman is a full-service marketing agency with a clearly defined mission — to tell the stories of pioneers who are making a difference in the world. As modern storytellers, we create powerful movements that inspire engagement and drive positive social change. Our team is made up of bright, passionate advocates, many of whom left big agencies for more meaningful work. Because our agency has its roots in PR and believes firmly in the power of storytelling, earned media continues to be a special practice area for our agency and an ongoing need for our clients.
We seek an Account Manager with a Public Relations specialty and who excels at engagement with traditional and digital media. This individual must be able to offer significant contributions to strategic PR planning, as well as execution for a range of clients including both consumer and B2B accounts. This individual should be both knowledgeable and curious about the practice of public relations, client relations and the broader world of strategic communications. An expertise and passion for publicity is a must. Experience with food and/or sustainability is a plus.
This individual will work with cross-functional account teams to develop and execute creative and effective campaigns and accompanying earned media strategies that benefit our clients and our world. A sampling of campaign themes includes: supporting organic farmers, promoting a 100-year old heritage popcorn brand and sharing the benefits of the co-op business model.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a key team member on PR-oriented client accounts, including serving as the client contact.
  • Serve as a PR/earned media counselor on integrated accounts, including in new business meetings.
  • In concert with the team, develop earned media plans for a range of client movements, marketing campaigns and events.
  • Pitch and secure stories with media contacts across all mediums (print, broadcast, online, etc.).
  • Develop robust blogger relations campaigns and programs.
  • Integrate and help ensure smart and seamless coordination between PR and other integrated work we’re producing on behalf of the client.
  • Manage/supervise client interviews, desk-sides, events and media tour execution, including planning, logistics and recaps.
  • Write and edit an array of communications materials, including news releases, collateral materials, pitches, speeches, presentations, and blog posts.
  • Develop effective media lists, including research to supplement media database outputs.
  • Immerse self in clients’ industries, brands and past media coverage.
  • Own relationships with key media.
  • Assist with client/spokesperson media training.

Experience/Skills Required

  • 2+ years of heavy media relations experience, including experience working with consumer and B2B/technology brands.
  • Established relationships with key media contacts across all mediums (print, broadcast, online, etc.), including experience with blogger relations beyond just placing a story on a blog.
  • Expertise in digital media world, including earned media achieved throughout blogs, utilizing Facebook and Twitter, etc.
  • Stellar writing skills.
  • Experience with online media database, such as Vocus.
  • Successful track record of garnering results on PR accounts and media relations campaigns.
  • Tremendously organized with outstanding time management and project management skills.

Modern Storytellers. You Might Be One If…

  • Our mission speaks to you: To tell the stories of pioneers making a difference in the world.
  • “Whatever it takes” is just how you roll. That’s how Haberman gets world-changing results for our clients.
  • You’re curious. As in, late night, all day, one more page, one more link, keep asking questions curious.
  • You’re a natural born, career honed, supernaturally blessed, idea weaving communicator.
  • You’re brave.
  • You’re OK with being vulnerable. You’re OK asking for help. You’re willing to trust a tribe member.
  • You know when to break out the confidence and when to be humble. Collaboration is natural.
  • You assume positive intentions. Gotta problem? No prob. Get past it. Address it in 48 hours, if not sooner.
  • When you hear the word “creative,” your immediate response is, “Aren’t we all?” No. Boxes. Here.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter detailing why you feel you’re a fit for this position to careers@habermaninc.com. Please include “Account Supervisor” and your name in the email subject line. No calls please.
Haberman is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We’re based in Minneapolis, MN.
- See more at: http://www.modernstorytellers.com/careers/now-hiring-account-manager-pr/#sthash.YZ3we3KT.dpuf

Friday, August 23, 2013

Henry Schafer Partners – Public Relations Intern



Position Summary:  Assists team in all marketing and public relations communications support and advocacy efforts for nonprofit and business clients. Experience working on multimedia campaigns that will include traditional media relations, marketing and social media. Video production/posting experience a plus.
MailChimp and list management (Cision) experience preferred.

Essential Functions:
  •  Assist public relations team in writing materials and media pitches
  •  Research new social media tools and participate in engagement strategy
  • Assist with social media content and posting
  • Research and build carefully planned target media lists 
  • Assist in the planning and execution of special events
  • Administrative client support and MailChimp distributions
  • Contribute to agency blog/website content
 Education & Minimum Qualifications:
  • Pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related field
  • Public Relations experience preferred (internship experience is acceptable)
Hours & Wages
·         Flexible hours starting at 8-12 hours per week, more hours on event weeks
·         Internship will begin September 9, 2013 (also flexible) and end December 20, 2013; must have some event support availability week of September 16, September 23 and October 25.
·         Extension of internship may be possible

More about Henry Schafer Partners: www.prforgood.org

To apply send resume, cover letter and writing sample to Christine at ctsang@henryschafer.com

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Ordway - Public Relations Intern

Department: Marketing and Communcations
Reports to: PR & Marketing Manager
Status: Part-time, Unpaid, Temporary (20 hours per week, Monday through Friday, between 10 a.m. and 5p.m. with specific days and hours to be arranged). Some hours outside normal business hours may be substituted periodically.
Length of Assignment: Sept 1, 2013–June 30, 2014
Learn how to apply >

Position Summary

This position is responsible for assisting the PR & Marketing Manager and the Marketing and Communication Department in the daily operations and activities of Ordway Center for the Performing Arts.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research and maintain online and print calendar listings.
  • Read and compile press clips into comprehensive reports.
  • Prepare targeted media lists and maintain an updated media contact file.
  • Prepare or assist in preparation of public relations materials, including but not limited to: press releases, media alerts, media and blogger night invitations and press kits.
  • Assist PR & Marketing Manager and Creative Department in oversight of program magazines for Ordway events.
  • Assist in research, drafting and editing of Ordway marketing materials including brochures, e-blasts and newsletters.
  • Assist in updating sections of Ordway’s website.
  • Maintain responsibility for show-related requests including car rentals and b-roll distribution.
  • Assist in coordinating media previews, visits and interviews by making various phone calls for research, follow-up or confirmation.
  • Assist in opening night press preparations.
  • Perform and assist PR & Marketing Manager in other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.

Qualifications

Education
Major or Focus in public relations, journalism, marketing, or equivalent is required.
Experience
Previous internship experience in public relations, marketing/advertising or equivalent preferred. Prior clerical or administrative support experience in a non-profit, education or cultural environment a plus. Previous knowledge of AP Style preferred.
Skills, Knowledge, Ability
Excellent writing, verbal, proof reading, editing, phone and organizational skills necessary. Polished communicator.  Flexible team player. Self-motivated, detail-oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills, customer service orientation, excellent phone manner and communication skills, ability to prioritize and work well under pressure and to deadline. Computer aptitude required, with Microsoft Office experience preferred.
Equipment Operated
Computers, printers, telephone, calculator, fax machine and other general office equipment.
Learn how to apply >

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

NEMER FIEGER – Public Relations/Social Media Intern

OVERVIEW
Nemer Fieger is a full-service advertising, PR and marketing agency located in St. Louis Park, MN. We are looking for a self-motivated, creative full time intern to assist on a variety of public relations and social media accounts.
PAID FULL-TIME PUBLIC RELATIONS/SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN
Work Days: Monday-Friday, some nights and weekends
$1000.00/per month stipend

QUALIFICATIONS
Nemer Fieger is seeking a Public Relations/Social Media Intern to assist on a variety of entertainment and media relations accounts. This person will write press releases, track publicity, research and coordinate grass-roots promotions and assist at events for a variety of PR accounts. They will also provide support for agency and client social media campaigns, execute social communications, collect analytics and report on progress.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong multi-tasking abilities
  • Well-versed in AP Style and writing press releases
  • Experience using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Foursquare, YouTube, and LinkedIn for personal and professional use
  • Knowledge of emerging social media platforms
  • Experience using HootSuite or other programs used to schedule posts/tweets and manage multiple accounts

DUTIES
 ● Publicity
  • Draft and assist in servicing press releases
  • Track media coverage
  • Create media recaps for accounts
 ● Promotions
  • Assist with event logistics, planning and research
  • On-site event support
● Execute social media strategies
  • Assist with social media content creation ○ Attend and take/post photos from agency and client events
  • Respond to social media questions, concerns and complaints
  • Assist with building client followers
● Create social media reports
  • Track and report all agency and client social media activities
  • Provide weekly email updates on social media trends and highlights
● Execute paid social media campaigns
  • Place targeted Facebook paid ads and featured posts
  • Place targeted tweets
Application Instructions
Please submit:
  1. Current resume
  2. Writing sample
  3. Name and contact information of at least two references.
  4. Examples of Tweets and/or Facebook posts/campaigns that explain why you are the right candidate to become the next Nemer Fieger social media intern.
 Please submit all information to dsmith@nemerfieger.com. No phone calls please.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Lola Red seeking an Intern


Lola Red PR is seeking a full-time, hard-working, talented public relations intern to join the Lola Red team with a start date of September 16 or earlier. Graduates with degrees in public relations, mass communications, or journalism preferred. We have high expectations for our interns who must be exceptional writers, communicators and multi-taskers as they can be expected to:
  •          Draft copy for press materials
  •          Create and update media lists and contact lists
  •          Assist with event promotion and attend events in a support capacity
  •          Craft social media messaging
  •          Work on various tasks as needed
You will succeed as a Lola Red intern if you’re able to:
  •          Write well
  •          Write well (it’s so important we’re saying it twice)
  •          Thrive under pressure
  •          Be a self-starter: take on a task and own it
  •          Accept constructive feedback

40 hours/week
$9/hour
Resume Submission Deadline: August 30, 2013

Interns can expect to work hard, learn a lot and have a little fun too. 

If you’re up for the challenge, send an error-free email and ONE page resume to jobs@lolaredpr.com.

PR with Panache!

PR with Panache!, an award winning public relations firm, specializing in education, is seeking a public relations account coordinator for a full-time, contractor position.
 Responsibilities include:
-       Provide account support for senior staff across all initiatives, including assisting with research, media outreach and daily tasks

-       Write and edit press material for clients

-       Create content for client and agency social media accounts

-       Assist with pitching stories on a local, regional and national scale
 Track and compile media coverage on a daily basis

-       Produce monthly media coverage reports 

-       Build and maintain media database

-       Support media events

-       Assist with additional duties as assigned
Desired Skills & Experience
Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism or related communications field
- 1 – 2 years of experience in the public relations field
- Must have strong oral and written communication abilities
- Be comfortable with all social media platforms
- Be dependable and a self-starter
- Be able to collaborate creatively with a team and work on projects independently
- Display a strong professional demeanor
- Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects
- Familiarity with Meltwater and media tracking services a plus
  
To apply:
E-mail resume and any writing samples to sue@prwithpanache.com
Company Description
PR with Panache! is an award winning, full-service, public relations firm that works in the education marketplace. We are proud to service a diverse portfolio of education clients domestically and throughout the world.

Friday, August 16, 2013

University of Minnesota - Assistant Director for Social Media

Minimum qualifications

- Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Art or related field or non-communication related degree with additional two years of professional communications experience.
- Four years of professional communications experience in social media, digital marketing and/or public relations. Non-communications degreed individuals must have six years of progressive responsibility in communications.
- Demonstrated ability to create, implement and optimize a marketing strategy.
- Technical skills to create, practice or leverage social media tools.
- A strong reputation for integrity and high personal ethics.
- Demonstrated experience:
. Strategic leadership and strategic alignment of communications programs
. Relationship building: Effectively working across organizational lines; forming productive alliances; and influencing others
. Understanding of communications, marketing, and branding principles
- Skills:
. Excellent communication skills (verbal, listening and writing)
. Strong project management skills and ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously
. Ability and willingness to work at a fast pace
. Strong customer service orientation
. Ability to quickly master new technologies
. Ability to jump from the creative side of communication to the analytical side
. Experience working with, and anticipating the needs of, senior management

Preferred qualifications


- Four or more years of professional business experience with increasing communications responsibilities.
- Demonstrated experience:
. Ability to develop, communicate, and execute strategies with clear metrics of success
. Familiarity with athletics/sports industries
. Managing external vendors
- Experience working for a public relations, advertising, digital or marketing agency.


Apply online now.

Roepke Public Relations - Public Relations Internship

Roepke Public Relations, a Minneapolis-based company that provides consistent, high quality strategic media relations for established companies, currently has an internship opportunity available. If you have the desire to work in the high-energy world of public relations and you enjoy a collaborative environment, this just may be the perfect internship for you! Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of a public relations agency. The experience will provide you with competitive experience to further your career in PR. 
Desired skills and attributes:
A recent college graduate with a degree in journalism, public relations, communications, marketing or related field.
Team oriented, warm, engaging and diplomatic personality.
Superb written and oral communication skills. You must speak and write exceptionally.
Ability to take initiative unprompted.
Enthusiasm and flexibility.
Professional appearance and manner.
Proficient in desktop publishing, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and internet search protocols.
Knowledge of social media including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and blogging.
Schedule:
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Compensation:
Interns are paid a stipend.
Interns do not receive paid parking.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

RSP Marketing - Fall Internship

We are a fast-paced, growing social media agency located in downtown Minneapolis. Our company researches, explores and delivers desired results for our business goals.

Responsibilities include:
- Develop & maintain a social media presence through Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare & Pinterest
- Interact using social media to increase the client base and grow sales
- Brand monitoring
- Provide detailed campaign reports

Qualifications include:
- Background experience in service industry preferred (i.e. restaurants, retail, etc.)
- Student in Journalism, Mass Communications, PR and/or Marketing
- Proficient in Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare & Pinterest
- Strong attention to detail
- Ability to work in team environment
- Create/contribute to fun environment
- Must be passionate about social media and connecting brands with their audiences

Flexible hours; 20 hours per week unpaid. Starting Sep 1st - December 15

Please email your résumé and cover letter to resumes@rspmarketing.com for consideration.

Skin Therapease – Fall Social Media Internship



OVERVIEW
Our Staff is a highly trained team, assisting clients in choosing the best course of action for their individual skin type. We specialize in ongoing Skin Care maintenance and facial rejuvenation, with an emphasis on Lifestyle and overall Health and Wellness.

When a client comes to Skin Therapease, we promise to provide the most beneficial customized services specializing in skin health, rejuvenation and age management. We simply want to help our clients maintain healthy radiant skin and inform them on how to live holistic lifestyles. We are looking for an intern who is truly excited about the health and wellness industry and shares the same values of our company.

The ideal candidate for our part-time Fall Internship is someone who is passionate about PR and is excited to tell their stories through all types of social media. This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience managing branded social media platforms and creating thought communities. Our ideal candidate is someone who is driven to succeed and is willing to think “outside-the-box”.


Responsibilities
  • Assist in developing and scheduling content for all Skin Therapease social media platforms
  • Edit and place blog posts of staff members
  • Conduct targeted media outreach activities, including responding to media queries.
  • Create a competitive analysis strategy and report findings
  • Create and engage communities across various social media channels
  • Participate in internal brainstorms and content generation discussions.
  • Distributing feature stories to local media and conducting follow-up
  • Attend networking events to represent Skin Therapease and assist the marketing manager
  • Assist with administrative tasks.
  • General office duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Currently pursuing a degree in public relations, communications, marketing or related field
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Working knowledge of AP Style.
  • An early adopter of social media platforms paired with a natural curiosity of emerging technologies
  • Some previous knowledge using and creating webinars
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An interest in skin health and living holistic lifestyles preferred, but not required

Details
  • 12-15 hours per week
  • Duration runs from September 5 through December 20 (flexible start and end dates)
  • This is an unpaid position
  • Can be taken for college credit if deemed applicable by the university

Please submit a cover letter, resume and two samples of your work (one written and one social media) to info@skintherapease.com