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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Goodman Group - communications/public relations intern

The Goodman Group, a national leader in senior living and healthcare, and residential communities for nearly 50 years, is seeking a multi-talented team player senior in college or with a four-year degree in communications, PR, or related field. Five-month, full-time, paid internship of $14 per hour begins in May, with potential longer-term opportunities. 

Intern will be exposed to wide array of corporate communications and community projects and activities. Duties will include strong emphasis on writing for external and internal communications, press release development and distribution, media outreach and research, project planning, as well as social media and general project assistance. Enthusiasm and attention to detail are musts.  

Previous hands-on PR and media relations experience are a plus. Please send resume to Jason Cariveau, director of recruitment & retention at resume@thegoodmangroup.com by April 4. Please be prepared to share public relations and newsletter writing samples.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lola Red - Public Relations Intern



Lola Red PR is seeking a full-time, hard-working, talented public relations intern to join the team with a start date of May 19 or earlier. Graduates with degrees in public relations, mass communications, or journalism preferred. Candidates with media relations experience preferred. We have high expectations for our interns who must be exceptional writers, communicators and multi-taskers. Please submit your resume with a brief email describing why you’re a fit for this role. Please use subject line “Public Relations Intern Position” in email.

Responsibilities
·         Media relations
·         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
·         Have a flexible schedule; may work nights or weekends on occasion

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 using the subject line “Public Relations Intern Position” in the email.

Nemer Fieger - Account Executive/Publicist

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 account executive and publicist to oversee variety of public relations accounts. 2+ years of experience required. Prior agency experience a plus.

The Account Executive/Publicist will act as a collaborative and consultative client partner, must possess advanced written, verbal and presentation communication skills, a self-directed nature and a natural ability to excel as part of a cohesive team. As a skilled time manager, the candidate needs to show a demonstrated ability to manage and measure output while moving multiple key priorities forward simultaneously — on time and within budget. This person is dedicated to meeting client expectations, has an ability to solve problems and a focus on achieving results are key attributes for success.  They are a detail-oriented team player with a thorough understanding of Public Relations, Marketing, Event Planning and Social Media.

Ideal candidate will have the following:
·         Solid presentation skills
·         Strong oral and written communication skills
·         Ability to present a professional, positive image and attitude
·         Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships
·         Well-versed in AP Style and writing press releases
·         Ability to determine priorities, handle multiple tasks, and work independently with minimal supervision/direction
·         Experience reporting to multiple clients and deadlines day-to-day
·         Extensive understanding of social media platforms
·         Ability to professionally exhibit cultural sensitivity, patience, and understanding in the course of work duties Ability to relate to and work with individuals representing a variety of diverse backgrounds and cultures

Benefits-eligible, full-time, salaried position. Typical work schedule is Monday-Friday with some early morning, evening and weekend hours required. Occasional local and out-of-state travel required.

The work all starts with a conversation. At Nemer Fieger, we engage our clients in discussions of goals, objectives and more and we bring everything back to the agency staff to talk about possible solutions. From senior management through our newest staff members, our team brings a wide range of expertise in advertising, media, non-profit, government and business to develop rock-solid work on your behalf.

Application Instructions
Please submit:1. A current resume
2. Writing samples
3. Name and contact information of at least two references.

Please submit all information to chad@nemerfieger.com. No phone calls please.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Finding Your Online Voice: Representing Your Brand on Linkedin and the Web

  • University of St. Thomas
    Terrence Murphy Hall 252
    Minneapolis, MN 55403
Do you want to learn how to put your best digital-footprint forward? Please join us for a very special Learning Lunch focusing on Technology, this month's MWMC theme!
Every person has a brand and that brand has a voice. In the technological world, there are many ways that your personal brand communicates a message online. It plays a significant role in achieving personal and professional success and communicating “what happens because of you” and what you are known for. The Power of Your Personal Brand is designed to help share their story with confidence, clarity and consistency through their image, brand voice and in the experience of knowing them or working with them, in their communication, LinkedIn profile and much more.
Don't miss out on learning more on these takeaways:
  1. Personal brand fundamentals and how your brand “shows up” on LinkedIn and other web platforms
  2. The secret to developing an effective and memorable brand message
  3. Delivering your brand message with consistency online and off

Agenda: 11:30-12:00 Registration, networking, and text polling
12:00-12:45 Presentation
12:45-1:00 Question and Answer
Lunch will be provided.

Register Now!

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Schuler Publicity is looking to hire an Assistant Account Executive



Schuler Publicity is looking to hire an Assistant Account Executive.
Located in the vibrant Lyn/Lake neighborhood of Uptown, I am a senior publicist doing national and local level consumer brand and select B2B client work. This is an opportunity to learn and be exposed to some fabulous brands and make career-making media contacts along the way. Clients include a wide range of industries from education and nonprofits to technology and consumer.

With a strong emphasis on media relations, this position requires someone with an outgoing personality, excellent writing skills and very strong organizational skills who is ready to dive in and join our growing team. Ideally, this person will have 1-3 years of experience with time spent at an agency. Writing and media relation skills necessary, administrative assistant skills appreciated.

REQUIREMENTS:
·         Very strong organizational skills – able to balance a wide variety of projects
·         Excellent writing skills – news releases, pitches, bylined articles, social media posts
·         Time management skills – able to manage hard deadlines and work under pressure
·         Flexible, go with the flow nature – ability to work on a variety of projects
·         Self-motivated – needs to show initiative and push work forward without constant supervision

SKILLS:
·         Administrative tasks as necessary – creating agendas and status reports, drafting meeting notes, scheduling
·         Research, draft and edit press releases, pitches, and bylined articles
·         Media relations skills – cultivate relationships with both consumer and trade media to achieve targeted coverage for clients
·         Research, compile and manage client editorial calendars, coverage reports and status documents
·         Working on multiple client accounts – report and track progress regularly

BENEFITS:
·         Competitive salary depending on experience
·         Healthcare and dental coverage
·         Generous PTO allowance, public holidays and additional time off benefits
·         Flexible work hours
·         Computer and cell phone provided

Send cover letter, resume and writing samples by March 27, 2014. Please send to carol@cschuler.com.

Friday, March 14, 2014

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, entertainment and social media accounts.
PAID FULL-TIME PUBLIC RELATIONS/SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN
Work Days: Monday-Friday, some nights and weekends
$1350.00/per month
 
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 provide support for agency and client social media campaigns, execute social communications, collect analytics and report on progress. They will also write press releases, track publicity and assist at events for a variety of PR accounts.

● 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
● Photography experience a plus
 
DUTIES
● Promotions
○ Research and contact potential promo partners 
○ Assist with advance movie screening mailing
 ● Event support
○ Assist with event logistics, planning and research
○ On-site event support
● Tracking publicity
○ Draft & assist in servicing press releases
○ Create media recaps for accounts
 ● Event support
○ 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 & 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. a current resume, 
2. writing sample (Additional Document 1), 
4. name and contact information of at least two references.
5. examples of Tweets and/or Facebook posts/campaigns.
 
Please submit all information to dsmith@nemerfieger.com. No phone calls please.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Kohnstamm Communications - Assistant Account Executive



Kohnstamm Communications is an award winning Public Relations Agency and serves a target niche of consumer and business media, branding, CPG, B2B and online marketing in key sectors including corporate social responsibility, organic/natural food and beverage, health and wellness, and others. Ranked No. 3 among “Best Food and Beverage PR Firms” and No. 8 among “Best CSR/Corporate Conscience PR Firms” by topPRagencies.com.

The Assistant Account Executive (AAE) is expected to be a self-starter able to integrate and work closely with other Kohnstamm teams.  This position has exposure to clients, actively builds relationships, begins owning projects, and focuses on increasing knowledge of industry issues.   The AAE will have a pulse on the competitive and industry landscape and be able to take the lead on projects and reactive requests.

The AAE is able to develop in-the-moment tactics that allow our clients to respond quickly to current issues and effectively position themselves and/or their products in a positive light.  Tactics include reactively and proactively contacting media, developing messaging/talking points, reviewing clippings, and developing and deploying social media campaigns.  In addition, the AAE may be called upon to prepare press kits, assist in product launches, trade shows, and write press materials (media pitches, press releases, video scripts, etc.) and client briefings.  

As a member of the account team, the AAE assists in research and analysis and aids in the managing of day-to-day account administration.  Strong persuasive writing and client communication skills are key for success.  An ability to quickly build trusting relationships with consumer lifestyle writers, bloggers and editors is required.   The ideal candidate thrives in a fast paced, team-oriented work environment, posses a sense of humor, and is able to perform under pressure.     

Honored by the Holmes Report as the nation’s “2010 Boutique Agency of the Year,” Twin-Cities based Kohnstamm Communications has accrued a dynamic portfolio of national clients. The marketing industry has taken notice.  We are looking for intensely focused, smart and PR-savvy individuals to continue our great work into 2014 and beyond.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter to: contact@kohnstamm.com with Assistant Account Executive in the subject line. Applications with out a cover letter will not be accepted.