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Thursday, October 31, 2013

PadillaCRT - Account Executive, Health Care, Minneapolis



PadillaCRT is looking for an account executive with two-to-three years of healthcare public relations and media experience. The ideal candidate will possess professional knowledge about the health care industry and experience communicating about it.

Candidates must know how to:
  • Write all the basic PR tactics including, but not limited to:  media releases, advisories, media pitches, letters to editors, op-eds, bylined articles, case histories and white papers.
  • Produce media lists and materials.
  • Research information to support client work.
  • Deliver phone pitches to trade and consumer media, and feel comfortable advocating the client’s story and/or product to the media.
  • Schedule and coordinate media interviews.
  • Execute event logistics.
  • Organize and manage projects and tactics of a strategic or communications plan.
  • Write content for marketing communication materials and tools.

Overall, we are looking for a professional who writes well and prefers client-oriented projects.  Experience working at a public relations and communications agency is a plus.

PadillaCRT is an employee-owned firm and an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer an exceptional work environment, which contributed to our recognition as America’s “Top Agency to Work For” in 2010.

Our clients span various industries, including technology, consumer products, agriculture, manufacturing, retail, financial and more. Our staff includes experts in marketing communications, crisis/critical issues management, employee communications, investor relations, market/opinion research, digital media, creative design, media relations and public affairs.

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

If interested, please apply online at www.padillacrt.com.

Account executive needed for PadillaCRT’s thriving agribusiness practice!



If you have a passion for public relations -- and an interest in the agricultural industry – we’d love to hear from you! Padilla Speer Beardsley, an integrated communications firm in Minneapolis, is ready to add an exceptional account executive to our agriculture and environmental science practice.

PadillaCRT is looking for hit-the-ground-running, results-oriented account managers with three to six years of public relations experience, plus excellent writing, editing and interviewing skills. Experience or interest in the agribusiness industry is helpful. This position require a bachelor’s degree with a major in marketing or PR/journalism.

Marketing communications, account management and client-relations skills are critical. Also needed are organizational and project-management skills, including the ability to handle and successfully complete multiple projects. The ideal candidate will have digital (Web, social media, etc.), and media relations experience with both general and trade publications. The ability to manage a clipping/reporting process is a plus.

We are looking for candidates who are passionate about developing integrated campaigns and discussing agricultural trends and newsmakers. Candidates need to understand, synthesize and explain complex subject matter.

The right candidate is a strong team player who enjoys the challenge of balancing deadlines and priorities in a high-energy environment and can offer strategic counsel to achieve client goals, not just take orders.

PadillaCRT is one of the top 10 independent public relations and communications agencies in the country, formed through the acquisition of CRT/Tanaka by Padilla Speer Beardsley. The firm helps clients engage and inspire stakeholders in the health care, food and beverage, consumer goods, financial services, manufacturing, technology, agribusiness and recreation sectors.

PadillaCRT has specialized talent in branding, research, corporate and investor relations, creative, digital, crisis management, social media and mobile communication, and is a founding partner of the Worldcom Public Relations Group, a partnership of 100 independently owned partner offices in 133 cities on six continents. PadillaCRT clients include 3M, BASF, Barnes & Noble College, Cargill, Charles Schwab, Ditch Witch, Girl Scouts of the USA, Hass Avocado Board, Land O’Lakes, Merck, Rockwell Automation, RTI Surgical, SAP, UnitedHealth Group, U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council and Wines from Rioja (Spain).

Over the years, PadillaCRT has been recognized with more than 300 national and regional awards for its strategic counsel, creativity, workplace culture and community service, including PRSA Silver and Bronze Anvils, PRWeek Awards, IABC Gold Quills and Holmes Report SABRE Awards.

We’re strategic. We deliver results. We have fun. And we’re seeking entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.

Please apply through the agency’s website www.padillacrt.com.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Guthrie - Public Relations Internship

The Public Relations Intern will primarily be responsible for assisting the department in securing production-related press coverage. The intern will learn about using communications and public relations tactics to promote the work of a professional theater.

All interns can expect to interact with staff in various departments throughout the theater, providing a better understanding of the department's role within the organization. Duties will include: compiling a daily summary of Guthrie and industry related news and reviews; performing media research using editorial calendars and mastheads; editing press releases, newsletters and blogs; assisting with logistics and scheduling of actor interviews/appearances; assisting with media events; archiving and reporting on production press activities; providing general administrative support for the Communications Department.

Seeking current Junior or Senior Communications, Public Relations or Journalism majors, gradudate students, or those who have graduated within 3 years from the start date of the internsip. looking for candidates with excellent writing, editing and organizational skills. A detail-oriented individual with the ability to multitask is a must. Candidates with PR, communications or journalism experience preferred.

The Public Relations internship will run roughly from February through May 2014. Commitment is 20 hours per week. Typical workweek is Monday - Friday between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., exact schedule and dates to be determined.

Apply online now.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

PineappleRM.opening for an account-service professional

Join the team at PineappleRM.

We've got an opening for an account-service professional (two to seven years experience, including agency experience) who delights in working on B2B and B2C accounts, including hands-on brand strategy and public relations.  Send your resume and several examples of your best work to rose@pineapplerm.com  www.pineapplerm.com

Spotlight Media Relations - Media Relations Account Coordinator


Media Relations Account Coordinator

Spotlight Media Relations is a public relations agency with offices in New York and Minnesota. Our specialty is generating high-impact media placements for our clients in consumer media with an emphasis on broadcast media. Current clients include nationally-recognized lifestyle, health and wellness, beauty, fashion experts and brands.

The Minnesota office, based in Eagan, has an immediate need for a part-time Account Coordinator. Day-to-day duties of an Account Coordinator include research, compiling media lists, developing pitch angles, media relations, participation in creative sessions and media monitoring.

QUALIFICATIONS:

- BA or BS in Mass Communications/Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or a related field OR nearing graduation
- Willingness to learn and take direction
- Strong writing skills
- Team player
- Interest in lifestyle topics including fashion, beauty and lifestyle

If you are interested in applying for the position, please send resumes to Mandee Hayes at mandee@spotlightmediarelations.com.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota = Communications Manager


Position Overview:
This role will develop and implement a variety of communication strategies and tactics to generate visibility and enhance the University’s reputation to positively affect recruitment and advance the institution, most specifically the graduate and professional programs based in Minneapolis with programs also in Winona, Rochester and other satellite locations. The role will gather story ideas and write content for a variety of mediums – print and online, attend to the details required to successfully complete a variety of projects, while always considering the mission and strategic goals, and help strengthen relationships with various audiences and constituencies, including prospective students, alumni, the media, and the campus community.
Responsibilities:
Helps develop and implement print and digital/social media plans, strategies, tactics and standards to reach and engage online audiences for the University’s Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs.
Supports strategic and ongoing storytelling through traditional and new mediums.
Develops, in coordination with supervisor and colleagues, strategies and tactics to effectively and efficiently communicate with various constituencies through words, images and videos. The focus being to increase visibility for the University to positively contribute to enrollment goals.
Meets regularly and works collaboratively with staff and faculty to gather information and story ideas for presentation as features, testimonials, news items and more in various communication outlets (print and digital).
Conducts interviews with faculty, staff, alumni, key stakeholders and others to write, edit, capture and produce content for web, e-communications, publications and/or digital/social media. Serves as a writer, editor, photographer and videographer on projects.
Coordinates media relations’ efforts, including the research, writing, dissemination and monitoring of news releases; develops and maintains media contacts and pitches stories; develops and disseminates an experts list of graduate and professional schools faculty and staff; helps train faculty and staff for media interviews; tracks news coverage; shares results with appropriate internal audiences and maintains a record of the coverage.
Manages the successful implementation and distribution of communications to internal and external audiences. Partners with internal staff on customer relationship management, list procurement, and timely response to requests for information, etc.
Coordinates editorial and production processes with internal staff and outside vendors.
Works with staff and faculty to achieve an appropriate uniformity of verbal and visual standards per specific branding goals and University guidelines.
Works within defined budget parameters and provides input to annual budgeting process.
Works to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and meet high standards of quality.
When applicable, supervises student interns and external vendors.
Contributes to a positive and professional work environment.
Essential Skills and Functions

Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated organizational and project management skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities while meeting deadlines.
Ability to manage outside vendors and consultants in short- and long-term projects.
Ability to develop and track budgets for internal and external projects.
Experience developing strong professional relationships and communicating effectively with diverse groups of people both within and outside of academia.
Ability to see and understand big-picture goals and strategies while ensuring accuracy and attention to detail in day-to-day projects.
Excellent interpersonal skills and experience being diplomatic and collaborative in a team environment. Also demonstrates effective individual initiative.
Demonstrated creativity and proficiency in photography and videography.
Familiarity with, and an appreciation of, the value of a private liberal arts education.
The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.  

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in communication- or marketing-related area. 5 years experience in communications, public relations, media relations and/or journalism. Must have solid experience in and understanding of the following: Internet, Social Media (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, etc.), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), photography and videography, including editing software. Proficiency in Google Plus and Adobe Creative Suite desired. 

Monday, October 21, 2013

SANUS - PR & SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

GENERAL PURPOSE
This position is responsible for managing brand PR and Communication program including defining, planning, and executing strategy for shared information concerning SANUS branded products and services through newspapers, periodicals, internet/web, social media and audio/visual communication media to promote publicity and good will, thereby generating earned media results that drive sales growth in support of organizational goals. Duties include developing content for posting on all designated social media outlets, tracking social media influence measurements, monitoring online competitor preferences/perceptions, researching new blogs and channels for relevance/trend identification, reporting “chatter” and preparing reports to update internal employees and management on usage statistics, and continuous monitoring and coverage of all sites. This position will influence consumer behavior across new media channels, analyzing customer-initiated conversations and advising appropriate marketing, sales and customer service teams as needed. 
DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
·         Develop and implement public relations and marketing strategies, plans and programs to increase brand recognition, which includes initiating proactive contacts with news media, maintaining all press clippings, photos, and video, as well as preparing editorial text for publications; obtain photographs and/or video; manage web site content; produce inter-company and external communications
·         Plan, present and manage public relations and social media programs, ensuring tailored communications and full perspective to successfully position organization
·         Ensure message consistency and raise visibility in the target media markets
·         Work closely with senior management, customers, and partners in determining appropriate PR strategies to support the business
·         Benchmark best practices with other companies and develop policies and procedures for the PR function, as necessary
·         Manage incoming media calls related to available products and services
·         Work closely with PR agency in copy development and database administration.
·         Assist in the selection, retention and evaluation of external PR consultants
·         Actively support regional and national marketing strategies through proactive media relations
·         Assist with tradeshow, sales meeting, event planning as needed
·         Provides internal communications support surrounding internal or external crisis situations
·         Consistently support compliance by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, and the Company’s policies and procedure
·         Understand workplace hazards and take steps to proactively prevent and report hazards or injuries in the workplace. Cooperate in Safety Programs, initiatives, and investigations.
·         Demonstrate our five core values of Integrity, Customer Responsiveness, Innovation, Passionate Contribution & Empowerment and Continuous Improvement 
·         Other duties deemed necessary to support the Company’s business operations
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
·         Proficient in the use of personal computers and various software packages (Content Management Systems (CMS), a Search Engine Marketing (SEO), Blogging Software, Microsoft Office suite of software including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook (or related e-mail system))
·         Outstanding client relationship skills, expertise in writing, success in media placements, and ability to work on both trade and consumer communications
·         Exceptional understanding of Social Media strategy and implementation.
·         Proven ability to track and measure PR and social media activity for business results.
·         Expertise in all aspects of public relations, editing and writing; Current knowledge of media and communication vehicles including print, radio, and electronic (web/internet) media including social media
·         Proven strategic thinking and project management skills
·         Strong presentation skills and presence
·         Strong work ethic
·         Demonstrated ability working with minimal supervision and exercising judgment within generally defined policies in developing, recommending and implementing strategies for results
·         Self-starter with the ability to manage to tight timelines
·         Positive, energetic attitude, initiative and professionalism
·         Outstanding vocabulary, spelling and grammar skills
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Ability to work in a team environment, and leverage additional resources as needed
·         Ability to demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and to appropriately prioritize workload based upon organization or department needs
·         Ability to multi-task and manage several projects through completion at one time
·         Be detail-oriented and have excellent follow-through skills
Minimum Education and Experience Required:
·         Bachelors degree in Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, English, or related field and a minimum of three (3) years internal and external communications experience in a corporate or agency setting with demonstrated results in media relations strategy and planning; orcombination of relevant education and experience
Special Job Requirements:
·         Must be available for long, varied work hours at times
·         Ability to lift 40 lbs.
·         Must be comfortable using powered tools for product and display assembly and tradeshow set-up

Preferred Qualifications:
·         Audio Visual enthusiast
·         Communications and/or marketing strategy development
·         Working with a creative agency
·         Consumer electronics experience
·         Social Media experience
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
·         While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required (for the majority of the working day) to sit and make coordinated movements of the fingers for data entry on a keyboard.
·         Ability to lift up to 50 pounds for tradeshow booth set-up
·         General office environment
·         May require regular ground travel to other company facilities within local metropolitan area
·         Long-distance or (international) air travel as needed – not to exceed 25% travel

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Digital and Social Media Analyst

Are you ready to take your digital analytics career to the next level? Our client, located in Minneapolis is seeking a talented Digital and Social Media Analyst to join their growing team. The right candidate will have 3+ years of prior experience in a digital analytics role, experience with Omniture and Google Analytics and excellent multi-channel media and marketing knowledge.

Apply online now.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Hanley Wood - Social Media Marketing Manager

Position Overview

The Social Media Marketing Manager will define innovative and highly effective digital strategies for our clients. This role will be responsible for developing and executing strategic social media and digital initiatives, including developing and managing viral marketing campaigns and integrating digital media into the overall business strategy of our clients.

Major Job Responsibilities and Related Duties

  • Work with clients to develop and maintain a comprehensive social media strategy that utilizes social media marketing techniques to increase visibility and traffic
  • Author client-facing social media POVs, lead business development in social media, and present social strategy to clients with confidence.
  • Provide the strategic foundation for social media activation, and its connection to all other marketing touch points.
  • Manage all social activity across Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and other networks to ensure a steady flow of content and a responsive social presence.
  • Play a planning role, guiding community management and outreach activities to ensure activities support the editorial plan and align with the overarching program strategy, to generate the maximum engagement from audiences.
  • Lead social media strategy and performance meetings with clients.
  • Engage with social influencers to create beneficial relationships and grow the footprint with key audiences for clients.
  • Contributes to thought leadership around engagement practices, measurement and process.
  • Works with cross-functional teams to develop integrated marketing plans.

Job Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, advertising, communications, or related field
  • 4-6 years of experience in related field (e.g., interactive agency, marketing, advertising, market research, public relations)
  • Understands the interaction between strategy, content, and audience management
  • Very familiar with all major forms of social media and has actively cultivated his/her own network on at least one of the social media sites
  • Has proven experience helping to create and implement social media / real-time marketing campaigns
  • Proven deep understanding of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest
  • Experience using listening & reporting tools like Facebook Insights and Radian6
  • Basic understanding of SEO and SEM
  • Proficiency in MS PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Works well with cross-functional teams
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fluid and entrepreneurial environment
This job description may not encompass other duties as assigned and may be revised at any time.

Apply online now.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Horizontal Integration - Social Media Specialist

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Planning
o Collaborate with brand team and eMarketing and eCommerce experts on integrating social into annual brand marketing plans
o Engage stakeholders in best practices for brand communities including content mapping, competitive analysis, customer segmentation, email/social media integration, metrics and testing
o Continuously raise the bar on social strategy and operations through collaboration with brand marketing and communications owners and subject matter experts in eMarketing and eCommerce in the eHub (e.g. search, advertising, website user experience)
• Execution
o Lead the development and manage the implementation of social media campaigns, editorial calendars, and day-to-day activities
Develop content, optimized for each social channel and intended audience, to keep brands actively engaging in Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other platforms as prioritized
Develop and manage project plans ensuring social experiences are launched on time, in scope, and on budget
o Engage with internal and external resources, including brand teams, writers, designers, agencies and/or other vendors to ensure operational excellence
o Collaborate with brand teams on the brand voice and editorial content and be the voice of the brand in any social media space across all channels (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, Ratings/reviews, blogs)
o Set up social listening profile and oversee daily monitoring for brand issues and opportunities. Initiate conversations on behalf of the brand, collaborating with internal teams to craft responses when necessary
• Reporting
o Measure and report results while ensuring that content development and social promotion/strategy decisions are made with data as the primary driver
o Develop and deliver social reports
Post-campaign
On-going quarterly
• General
o Drive understanding and use of social media best practices and investment to meet brand strategic and operational objectives for marketing, consumer insight, sales, and customer service
o Develop and present social plans, implement tactics, optimize real-time results, report outcomes and present implications with recommendations
o Collaborate with email/social team members to share and replicate internal and external best practices

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university
• Minimum 1 year email marketing experience
• Minimum 1 year social media community engagement experience
• Minimum 1 year consumer marketing experience
 
Preferred Qualifications:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Experience managing multiple projects concurrently
• Familiarity with content management and social publishing systems (Adobe Social, Vitrue, Sprinklr, Shoutlet, etc.)
• Familiarity with HTML and image editing tools
• Familiarity with analytics system (Webtrends, Google Analytics, Coremetrics, etc.)
• Familiarity with social listening tools (Sysomos, Radian6, Spreadfast, Evolve24, etc)

Click here to apply now.

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Land O' Lakes - Community Relations Intern

Description

Corporate encompasses the core operational support for all Land O’Lakes businesses. It includes Business Development Services, Corporate Market Strategy and Communications, Finance, Law, Human Resources, Information Technology and Public Affairs.

Position Purpose:

Land O'Lakes designates 2% of its pre-tax earnings to charitable giving and works with our members and employees to identify needs in their communities. The Land O'Lakes Foundation started in 1997 and has always been a leader in the many communities where we have members, employees, plants and facilities.  The foundation proactively helps rural communities by donating resources that develop and strengthen organizations dedicated to hunger relief, education and the community.  The Community Relations and Foundation teams are responsible for all philanthropic contributions, sponsorships and volunteer activities.  Last year, Land O’Lakes donated almost $3.4 million in cash and about $1.1 million—or more than 832,000 lbs.,—in product.
 
As a member of the team, the Community Relations Intern will:
Assist with enhancing Land O'Lakes corporate reputation through sponsorships in the Twin Cities community and also in the communities where our employees, facilities and members live and work.
Write stories for the employee intranet site.
Create PowerPoint presentations to utilize during employee and community events.
Assist with all aspects of the First Run program:
Identify food banks across the United States to receive the donations, draft invitations for employees, members of congress, etc. to attend the donation, draft media advisories and press releases
Work with Land O'Lakes facilities on their volunteerism programs, community events and food drives.
Work with certain aspects of coordination of our partnership with the Red Cross.
Help employees coordinate their team volunteer events.
Assist with programs and other community relations projects as needed. 

Qualifications

 
Experience-Education (Required):
Public Relations, Communications, Experience as a volunteer, preferably in a leadership role

Competencies-Skills (Required):
Committment to community service, ability to work independently, ability to communicate effectively through a variety of channels

Monday, October 07, 2013

Best Buy - Communication Specialist - Home Business Group Job


Description

Are you looking to expand your professional writing career while writing about the latest and greatest technology Best Buy has to offer? We want to offer you a chance to impact our customer's experience by developing clear communication that will allow blue shirts and store leadership to better execute processes and sales strategy. Join a team committed to your development with opportunities to increase your experience while working in areas that you are passionate about.

The Communication Specialist role resides in the Retail Operations team, specifically the Planning & Communications Team within HBG. The role includes creating and managing all communications for business categories and overarching content supporting initiatives, campaigns, drive times, and run-the-business type communication planning. The ability to leverage strong relationship and communication skills is critical in this role. In the ever changing and demanding world of retail, the adaptability to change is important in supporting the stores and field leaders in a timely manner.

Responsibilities:

Communication Management

- Organizes, prioritizes, and develops content for category Weekly Notes, Employee News, Leadership Notes, SOP processes, and other retail-facing communication tools.
- Develops and executes communications plans for initiatives impacting store employees.

BG Strategy Execution

- Partners with the Business Planning Manager in activating the Retail Ops team to deliver on the priorities and provide visibility to Marketing, Merchandising, Training, Communication, and operational components.
- Works with the Business Planning Manager to ensure there is bi-directional visibility to work streams and strategies between Enterprise Planning, Retail, Business Groups, and Capabilities, ensuring cross-functional alignment (consistency) on deliverables.
- Works cross-functionally with other Business Group Communications teams to ensure consistency in retail communication vehicles.

Tests, Pilots, and Rollouts Support

- Partners with the Business Planning Manager, who is responsible for project management of all tests, pilots, and rollouts by coordinating the organization of the retail execution plan with Merch Ops, Merchandising Planning, and Category Managers (comm. plans, trainings, sales tools, etc.).

Basic Requirements:

- High School Diploma or GED
- 2+ years of Communications experience utilizing professional writing skills
- 1+ years of retail experience

Preferred Requirements:

- Associate's or Bachelor's Degree 


Apply online now.

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Capella University - Public Affairs and Communications Assistant



Position Summary:  The Public Affairs and Communications Assistant at Capella Education Company will provide administrative and project support to the Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications, Director of Government Affairs, Director of Public and Federal Aid Policy and the overall Corporate Communications & Government Affairs department.    This position reports to the Vice President,  Public Affairs and Communications.
Primary Responsibilities includes:
·         Coordinates activities and provides administrative support for Capella’s VP of Public Affairs and Communications, Director of Government Affairs and Director of Public and Federal Aid Policy in the following areas: 
o    calendar, meeting and travel management
o    document and presentation creation, editing and distribution
o    compose internal and external correspondence, ensuring professional and timely responses to appropriate parties
o    department coordination such as meeting scheduling, updating organizational charts, maintaining distribution lists and event planning
o    processing expense reports, invoices, authorization forms and contracts
o    general administrative duties such as organizing office space, processing mail, photocopying, scanning, maintaining filing systems
·         Works closely with the VP of Public Affairs and Communications on writing, designing, formatting and distributing presentations, documents, reports, memos and other materials as needed, producing consistent, accurate and professional product.
·         Project manager for department projects related to social media, internal and external communications, government affairs, public and federal aid which involves creating project plans in order to meet timelines, composing and sending project related communication, executing project with a variety of stakeholders and audiences. 

Required Qualifications
Education:  Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations or related field preferred or commensurate experience.

Experience:  2-3 years of demonstrated success in a corporate communications, public affairs or public relations environment.

Competencies/skills:
·         Adaptable and flexible - Energized by the challenge of unfamiliar tasks and embraces change.  Ability to re-prioritize quickly in a very fast and changing environment.
  • Confident, fully-engaged professional with a desire and ability to deliver a consistent product.
  • Ability to work in a very fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and projects.
  • High attention to details, great follow up and strong time management skills.
  • Creative and able to problem solve, obtain, analyze, and hypothesize from data points obtained.
  • Strong written, verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • Basic project coordination skills: the ability to provide feedback, improve processes, and propose solutions to identified problems.
  • Initiative and good judgment and ability to demonstrate courtesy and tact in obtaining and furnishing information.
  • Must be customer service oriented.
  • High-level competency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
·         Relationship-building and problem resolution skills, and is open to feedback, self-aware and strong desire to learn.
·         Demonstrated ability to manage/coordinate multiple projects and successfully prioritize multiple tasks with good judgment and in an effective and productive manner.
·         Demonstrated ability to remain calm under pressure, maintain a professional demeanor at all times and ability to maintain confidentiality.
Work/Location Requirements
Capella University
Capella Tower
225 S. 6th St., 9th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402
This is an on-site position located at Capella’s downtown Minneapolis headquarters. It requires the ability to work in downtown Minneapolis and in a high-rise corporate office setting.  Typical of a corporate office setting, Capella’s office space: 
·         is designed with an open work space setting and common fluorescent lighting 
·         includes frequent co-worker interaction and corresponding noise levels 
·         is subject to inside environmental conditions 
Sedentary work: 
·         this role is mainly a sedentary role with frequent sitting and occasional walking and/or standing.   
·         this role involves frequent usage of a telephone, PC and standard monitors.    
·         this role has minimal lifting requirements, may require exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects 
Requires minimal (0–10 percent) business travel: 
·         may occasionally require travel to on-site Capella events such as Commencement or off-site Capella University leadership meetings as requested and based on business needs. All travel must be pre-approved and arrangements made according to Capella’s policies/procedures.
 Workhours: 
·         the University’s general office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST. Work hours and starting times may vary depending on the job and the business needs. Some positions will have a specified starting time, and may be earlier or later, depending upon business requirements.
·         the normally scheduled workweek for all full-time employees consists of 40-45 hours.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
How to Apply:
Qualified and interested applicants should go to www.capellaeducation.com and click on the tab Careers at Capella to apply for this position.