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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

KSTP-TV, News - Digital Content/Social Media Producer


  • 3 years of news writing experience required (newspaper or web writing preferred)
  • Track record of sound news judgment and excellent writing skills (including spelling and grammar)
  • Creating and executing social media strategy and content marketing campaigns
  • Ability to generate creative digital content across all platforms
  • Initiative, judgment and hands-on determination to take digital content from beginning to end under tight deadlines
  • 24/7 ownership of digital platforms
  • Work well with a variety of individuals across several departments
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with outside vendors and content producers
  • Computer proficiency, including experience with photo and video editing, basic HTML and data management

DUTIES:
  • Overall responsibility for managing and producing content for KSTP-TV's digital platforms to include local news, weather, sports and public information
  • Generate, write and edit digital-only content for KSTP-TV's distribution platforms
  • Ensure social media and digital content reflects, enhances and expands on-air product
  • Work effectively with television producers, reporters and assignment editors
  • Work closely and strategically to execute social media strategies and content promotional campaigns
  • Supervise and coach digital interns
  • Maintain extensive community contacts and awareness of local and national events

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

Apply now.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Tierney Brothers - Marketing Coordinator


SUMMARY:
This position works in the Marketing Department of Tierney Brothers, Inc. and coordinates marketing activities while supporting the marketing director.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Social Media Communication
Collaborate with director and marketing assistants to develop goals and strategy for social media communication and growth of social media influence and audience along with execution of plan.  Responsibilities include:
  • on site customer video testimonials and case studies
  • still photo case studies
  • customer interviews
  • company events
  • video tutorials
  • social media event activity
  • blogging
  • sharing articles and content created by others that is relevant to the audience
  • paid promotions for events
Email and advertising
Collaborate with director, marketing assistants and sales team to develop email and online advertising goals and strategies. Responsibilities include:
  • message creation using NetSuite, Constant Contact, and/or Adobe Dreamweaver
  • list segmentation and/or list procurement
  • scheduling
  • click reports
  • conversion reports
  • lead tracking
Marketing Events
Schedule, invite, and coordinate all aspects of:
  • lunch and learns
  • seminars
  • webinars
  • open houses
  • focus groups
  • tech tours
  • vendor/partner events
  • and other such events
Tradeshows
Work with marketing assistants and director to develop tradeshow promotion strategy along with coordination of:
  • tradeshow setup
  • brand image
  • promotion
  • procuring giveaways
  • collateral
Video Creation/Editing
Work on all aspects from beginning to end with customers, vendors, and employees to create and edit promotional and informational videos using Adobe Premiere Pro and/or Windows Movie Maker:
  • coordinate with appropriate parties to film footage
  • take/edit photos to include in video
  • when applicable, find appropriate music to accompany video
  • edit and produce final product
Literature
Work with marketing assistants and director to strategize, create, and distribute company and cooperative manufacturer electronic and physical literature.
Tierney Gives Volunteer Program
Work with leadership team and volunteer organizations to coordinate company-wide volunteer activities.
Coop/MDF
Work with marketing assistants and director to strategize, submit for, and collect cooperative advertising dollars from our manufacturer partners.
Lead tracking
Use company CRM to develop tracking mechanisms for all marketing activities and goals.
Other
Other tasks as they occur, including but not limited to:
  • proofreading
  • helping employees follow branding guidelines
  • creating/sending small-scale emails for sales team
  • sporadic project-based tasks, ex. Zendesk branding
  • writing/filling out marketing plans/proposals for coops/vendors (MDF)
Position Requirements
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
A Bachelor's degree is required and at least one year of experience in a marketing, advertising or promotions position is strongly recommended.
TRAVEL:
Willingness and ability to travel out of the office on day trips to other sites within working hours at least once per week is required. Willingness and ability to travel on overnight trips from one to five nights a minimum of four times per year is required.
Full-Time/Part-Time
Full-Time
Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt
Location
Tierney Brothers, Inc. Corporate Office

EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Apply now.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Linnihan Foy Advertising is seeking a PR Account executive

Linnihan Foy Advertising is seeking a PR Account executive who will help us continue to provide our B2B and B2C clients with exceptional public relations services. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing skills, media relations experience, social media expertise and strong project management skills.

We would enjoy meeting those with the following qualifications:

  • 3 or more years of experience in public relations or ad agency
  • Excellent writing skills, including writing news releases, case histories and feature articles
  • Media relations experience, including researching and creating media distribution lists, and developing and pitching story ideas to editors
  • Experience developing and monitoring social media strategies and initiatives
  • Capable of grasping technical content and making it compelling
  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills
  • Works well with clients and peers
  • Great sense of humor (a must)

Linnihan Foy Advertising is a full-service, top 25 advertising agency located in Nordeast Minneapolis. We offer a competitive salary based on experience, great offices, a friendly atmosphere, a well-stocked kitchen, free parking and potential for growth.


How to apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to hr@linnihanfoy.com.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Find Your Power - Development Event Planning Intern


Find Your Power (FYP) , is a startup nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower marginalized women in developing countries through resources and information sharing website and by increasing internet usage (primarily by employing local women and establishing strategic partnerships).

Mission statement: To connect women to resources and opportunity through technology.
Purpose: To empower marginalized women in developing countries by connecting them with resources and opportunity. Primarily through a resource and information sharing website, and secondarily by increasing internet usage, employing local women and establishing strategic partnerships.

www.findyourpower.org

Primary Duties:
Find Your Power is currently looking for a Development Event Intern to plan special events, including all planning, fundraising activities, strategies, promotions, and follow up. This intern will be responsible for planning and coordinating event details, working with team on event promotions, obtaining gift-in-kind donations for silent auctions or other special fundraising events.

Responsibilities:
  • Head up planning of official organization launch party’s (in conjunction with crowdfunding campaign)
  • Work with team on promotional efforts for special events
  • Develop new and innovative fundraising plans and strategies in fundraising development to maximize participation and contributions with minimal cost
  • Maintain donor database
  • Help increase donations through special events and other out-of-the-box activities
  • Build and maintain organization calendar for fundraising activities
  • Search for and inspire new supporters to raise money
  • Develop and maintain relationships with current supporters
  • Report to CEO and Board, other duties required as assigned
Experience:
Having relevant development experience in a non-profit organization is preferred, but a student currently studying in the field will also be considered.
Preferred requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree—preferably in fundamental development, marketing, or related field. Current university student is also welcome to apply.
  • Knowledge in nonprofit fundraising work, especially in carrying out campaigns, and establishing tools and resources
  • Effective written and oral communication
  • Verifiably successful experience in raising funds
  • Ability to build rapport with potential and current supporters and donors
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Docs
  • Ability to use database software and donor management/fundraising software
  • Ability to build written documents, reports, brochures and letter with minimal oversight
  • Proficiency in communicating via social media (Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn)
  • Self-motivated, proactive and detail-oriented team player having the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Additional Info:
Special attention will be given to candidates with a desire to empower women, work with an international team, and to learn more about international nonprofits. Anyone with travel, volunteer or work experience in a developing country or who has specifically been to South Africa would be especially fitting. This position could turn into a part-time or full-time paid position.
Location and Hours:
  • May work from home but required to attend a weekly meeting and possibly others, as necessary.
  • Own car is not required, but must have access to reliable transportation and be able to get to different locations, if necessary.
  • Must be able to work during the business hours of Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00 pm. Hours will vary depending on individual’s schedule and availability.
  • Length of service, 3 to 6 months (flexible) based on mutual fit and desire to stay on.
How to apply:
To apply email resume and brief cover letter to Ivy Kaminsky
Job Type: Internship
Required experience:
  • Marketing: 1 year
  • Event Planning: 1 year
Apply online.

Friday, December 16, 2016

DENAMICO - Social Media Specialist

If you want to be part of a fun team of innovators, and you thrive on helping your team and clients be successful, we want to hear from you! We have big plans for growth and and are looking for an experienced Social Media Specialist.

We’re a HubSpot partner agency in the North Loop area of Minneapolis, and we’re striving to build a company which is a great place to work and grow your career. Denamico marketers are smart, analytical, creative, curious about life and have a good sense of humor.

Our Social Media Specialist will help plan and execute the development of integrated marketing strategies for our B2C and B2B clients to help them achieve their growth goals. You’ll work closely with a cross-functional team of experts in strategy, content, marketing automation and SEO.
We’ll rely on you to design and manage social media campaigns for Denamico and our clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Lead and execute our social media strategy for Denamico and clients
  • Manage paid search marketing campaigns across multiple search engines, including keyword research & generation, ad copy writing and testing, bid management, and budget management
  • Manage social media campaigns - the ideal candidate is someone who is always looking for creative ways to present our clients to their buyer personas
  • Provide analytics and results based reporting to management
  • Keep the project strategist fully informed of project status, issues and progress
  • Analyze data, determine insights and develop recommendations to optimize campaigns
  • Create ad copy and properly source content
  • Prepare social media reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data
  • Make intuitive and data-driven decisions to move the team and our content forward and achieve client goals
  • Contribute blog posts about your expertise and other content for Denamico’s blog
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Alignment with our core values
  • 1+ year experience in managing social media for B2B and/or B2C brands
  • Experience managing Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and Twitter accounts at the corporate level
  • A proven track record of developing online campaigns that extend across social, web, mobile, online advertising, search, loyalty, etc
  • Experience creating custom audiences & retargeting
  • Strong written, verbal and analytical skills
  • Basic SEO skills
  • Understanding of, and experience with, SEM campaign management and execution
  • B.A. or B.S. degree, ideally with a focus on marketing, communications or journalism
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE
  • Agency marketing experience a plus
  • Inbound and HubSpot Certified a plus
  • Familiarity with Hootsuite, Sprout Social or other social media platforms
  • Adroll & Google Adwords Experience a plus
REQUIRED WORK ETHIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • A strong desire to be part of a small organization where they can have a big impact
  • Positive attitude and skilled in building and maintaining colleague and client relationships
  • A self-starter who thrives on results, continuous learning and improvement
  • Ability to adapt quickly, thrive on fast-paced agility, and balance numerous responsibilities
  • Incredible attention to detail and excellent writing skills
  • Extremely data-driven, results-oriented and skilled at problem solving
  • Self-initiated with strong project management skills
  • Desire to work and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • A voraciousness for reading and staying current about the dynamic world of digital marketing and marketing automation
  • A collaborative team player who values the success of the whole team, in addition to their own success
PERKS OF WORKING WITH US
  • Mentors - we believe in helping each member of our team grow personally and professionally
  • Smart teammates and the ability to learn all facets of what makes a business successful
  • Competitive benefits and compensation package
  • Health insurance
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • 15 days of annual Paid Time Off
  • Motorized Standing/Sitting Desk
  • Company paid parking or bus allowance
  • Option to work remotely on occasion
Job Type: Full-time
Required experience:
  • Social Media: 1 year
Apply now.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Lola Red - Senior Publicist


Senior Publicist
Lola Red PR is seeking a hard-working, talented Experienced Publicist to join our team. Please submit your resume with a brief email describing why you’re a fit for this role. Please use subject line “Senior Publicist Position” in email.

Why Work with us? We help companies break down doors, excite the crowd and move the culture. A few words that describe us: Hustlers. Driven. Hard Working. Nimble. Dog Lovers. Strategic. Effective. Enthusiastic. Tenacious. Results-driven. Authentic. Generous . Service Minded. Kind. Goes Above & Beyond. Passionate. Wins. Innovative. Put Business Before Egos. Real Talk.
www.lolared.com

Responsibilities Include:
  • Lead local, regional or national accounts using the Lola Red Way
  • Develop comprehensive, creative and successful publicity campaigns
  • Establish genuine and trustworthy relationships with journalists, reporters and editors
  • Leads tactical execution of PR campaigns
  • Report results to Clients
  • Lead status calls with Clients
  • Generate new business leads through networking, referrals, events and other sources
  • Participates in the new business process
  • Keeps management informed by collecting, analyzing and summarizing concerns, data and trends
  • Approve Associate Publicist and Intern documents and activities
Senior Publicist Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree (degrees in Journalism, Public Relations, Communications preferred)
  • 4+ years of experience in public relations or journalism fields
  • 1+ yrs experience leading large accounts and developing complex plans
  • Very strong and proven creative and strategic thinking abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a strong emphasis on writing
  • Have strong knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a public relations firm
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with media personnel and recognize opportunities for stories
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Incredible attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, lead and manage up to 6 direct reports
  • Strong copywriting skills
  • Ability to create strong relationships with prospects, clients and the media
  • Self starter, extremely motivated, takes initiative
  • Ability to work on and manage teams
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location:
  • Minneapolis, MN
Job Type: Full-time
Required education:
  • Bachelor's
Required experience:
  • Public Relations: 4 years
Apply now.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Mortenson - Marketing Manager

Overview:

Mortenson is currently seeking a Marketing Communications Manager with the ability to interact with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing, deadline driven environment; remaining flexible, resourceful, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
In this role the Marketing Communications Manager will support all marketing and communications efforts for the Solar Operating Group, from awareness of business needs to guiding solutions with insights to nurturing the sales cycle from initial education through purchase. Also achieving preference for our brand, to repeat business and ultimately to customer advocacy.
Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.
Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.
It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade…
…What are you waiting for?!

Responsibilities:

The manager is an important part of the team, as this role is responsible for positioning our services and equipping the business development and construction team members to successfully interact with targeted customers, from 1:1 meetings to speaking engagements to social media posts.
Core activities include:
  • Securing projects through a competitive proposal process
    • Produce proposals and presentations by facilitating interaction between business development, design phase managers and construction executives to guarantee the timeliness and quality of each stage of development to completion
    • Produce high quality proposal and presentation content that distinguishes Mortenson
    • Act as principal coordinating lead and editor of all proposals
    • Create and maintain efficient marketing processes, record keeping systems and historical information library  
    •  
  • Internal/External Content & Events
    • Develop and manage internal communication plans and vehicles such as regular newsletters, annual meeting, and signage
    • Create communications to augment customer interaction and events including exhibitions, customer meetings, print collateral, advertising, publicity, awards, website content, social media, email and other channels as needed
    • Coordinate with multiple functions within the operating group (Marketing, Business Development, Estimating, Design Phase, Operations, and more) to effectively create compelling stories of differentiation within the markets we serve
  • SalesEnablement through Content
    • Mapping customer decision-making paths (in partnership with strategic marketer)
    • Developing customer persona's/profiles for key segments
      • Identifying the best tactics to achieve desired position with each segment
    • Partnering with manager to develop cohesive integrated marketing programs/budget to achieve business goals
      • Including: public relations, website, feature articles, social media, videos, advertising and other mediums
    • Measuring results of programs, documenting learning, and driving continuous improvement

Qualifications:

KEY SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • B2B experience required
  • 6-8 years of experience in content marketing and customer journey mapping
  • Strong business writing, presentation and communication skills
  • Problem-solving capability
  • Renewable energy or professional services industry experience preferred

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 4 year degree in Marketing, Communications or Business or relevant degree
  • Advanced to Expert proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Intermediate to Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Salesforce.com

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

Bite Squad - Social Media Specialist


POSITION OVERVIEW
Bite Squad is the premiere restaurant delivery service that connects consumers with restaurants to deliver the food people want, when they want it. We are rapidly expanding and entering the start of a hyper-growth phase and would like to take our social media to the next level, as well.
We are seeking a Social Media Specialist who will act as the primary voice of our brand on a variety of social media platforms and be a bridge between the brand and the consumer.
In this role you will grow the social media platforms through frequent, relevant, brand-minded social media conversations and content that increase loyalty, engagement and new customer acquisition to the Bite Squad brand. You will help refine marketing strategies by sharing insights and perspectives gained through daily interactions in social media.
On our Marketing team, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of this rapidly growing brand and will have many opportunities to truly ‘own’ what you do by providing actionable insight to your team.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategy and content planning
  • Develop social strategy and editorial calendars for always-on and brand campaigns across all social media platforms and owned channels (Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, etc.)
  • Partner with others on the marketing team to plan the brand’s platform and campaigns that leverage cross-platform social media
  • Develop compelling organic content to engage targeted consumer groups
Content execution and conversation management
  • Write and execute day-to-day content and communications for the brand’s social media platforms, using brand personality and identity
  • Lead creative content development in conjunction with designers; Work with cross-functional teams to estimate, source and create multimedia content for the brand’s social media platforms
  • Monitor social media on a daily basis and engage in conversations on behalf of the brand when appropriate, collaborating with internal teams to craft responses when appropriate
Reporting
  • Create weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on social media activities to show progress and communicate insights that will help shape marketing strategies and campaigns
Social media development
  • Identify emerging social channels and influencers while maintaining partnerships with existing channels and partners
  • Additional duties as assigned
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years experience executing branded social media through multiple platforms with proven ability to grow followers/engagement
  • Basic understanding of social feed's algorithms
  • Knowledge of Hootsuite platform
  • Experience collaborating with integrated teams and developing integrated marketing strategies
  • Strong creative writer, with ability to think strategically
  • Strong people skills and able to effectively manage community criticism
  • Strong collaborator; able to quickly track down answers to questions independently
  • Early adopter of new technologies; Strongly exhibits curiosity and desire to learn
  • Interested in food and lifestyle content
  • Strong organizational skills and detail orientation; Ability to be flexible and work with ambiguity
Job Type: Full-time
Required education:
  • Bachelor's
Required experience:
  • Branded Social Media Marketing: 2 years
  • Managing Multiple Accounts: 2 years
Apply now.

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Snap Fitness - Social Media Specialist

Lift Brands, parent company to Snap Fitness and five other wellness businesses, is seeking a passionate, fitness-minded Social Media Specialist to generate creative content and manage our most essential international brand account.
This individual must live and breathe social media. If you love finding the perfect Instagram filter, thrive in a high-energy environment, and can appreciate a great gym meme, we want to meet you!

Essential Functions:
  • Create unique concepts for brand-specific Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts
  • Manage brand-specific Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts
  • Write health and fitness-related blogs
  • Help with customer service questions with franchisees online and over the phone
  • Assist with social media execution of marketing campaigns and initiatives
  • Follow analytics and trends across platforms
  • Experience in Adobe Suite a plus

Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications, design, or related field
  • Fitness background
  • Advanced knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced office
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage projects with flexibility to reprioritize on the fly
  •  

Benefits & Terms:
  • Full-time position
  • Competitive salary
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 401K
  • Free health club membership

Apply online.

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

HealthPartners - Copywriter Job

Job Description:

We currently have an exciting new opportunity for a Copywriter to join our Marketing team. This position provides HealthPartners/GHI and its Strategic Marketing Partners, Art Directors, Agencies, Internal and External Partners help to create and execute strategic plans, marketing campaigns and various writing efforts. Responsibilities include: aligning all writing to brand strategy and HealthPartners/Park Nicollet voice. Manages the copy direction, tone and coordinates all writing activities with the team. Writes and edits marketing materials including: direct mail; website content (intranet and extranet); Face book posts; print, outdoor, radio ads; letters; brochures; annual reports and more.

This individual works with the Marketing and Communications team in developing, implementing, and maintaining consistent writing standards, efficient workflow processes, effective traffic control and centralized documentation files. Majority of time is spent on writing and management of editorial for all marketing efforts.

At HealthPartners, you’ll find a culture where we live our values of excellence, compassion, integrity and most importantly, partnership. By working together, we will improve health, create exceptional experiences for those we serve and make care and coverage more affordable.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:
 
Write headlines and copy for print and online communication vehicles, including: direct mail; website content (intranet and extranet); Face book posts; print, outdoor, radio ads; letters; brochures; annual reports and more.
 
Participate in strategic planning with assigned team, agencies, internal and external partners to build and develop brands.

1. Apply brand copy and HealthPartners/Park Nicollet voice standards. Edit, fact check, and review materials created by partners within Marketing.
2. Backup coverage and support to Creative Team (Copywriters and Art Directors) and Marketing Planners.
3. Continued self-assessment and development, ongoing organizational learning, and event participation.
4. Participate in strategic planning of department initiatives and annual planning. Produce innovative and imaginative marketing campaigns and copy for the marketing and communication needs of HealthPartners /Park Nicollet care services. Develop sound working relationships with internal and external partners. Ensure accuracy and quality of materials.
5. Team member will have frequent and ongoing contact with various levels of HealthPartners/Park Nicollet, including; physicians, clinical professionals and administration; frequent contact with external vendors and volunteers, including contractors and agency.
6. Supports internal communications planning and execution on a limited, as-needed basis.
7. Copywriter must be able to write concisely, clearly and convincingly and have a good grasp of graphic design components and print production.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, or Business.
* 2+ years in marketing and communications, journalism, public relations or other related field.
* Knowledge and experience with corporate communications, print publications and print materials, and experienced in or familiar with online publishing

* Computer experience (Microsoft programs - Outlook, Word, Excel) & Social Media (Facebook)

* Strong collaboration skills, coupled with excellent writing and editing skills.
* Sensitive to special communications needs; able to handle/refer patient and public concerns appropriately and confidentially.
* Team member needs to be well-organized, able to handle a variety of complex projects and assignments simultaneously and thrive under deadline pressure with minimal direction.
* Thorough knowledge of general office procedures required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Knowledge of health care industry preferred.

HealthPartners is recognized nationally for providing outstanding care and experience for patients and members. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. For more information and to apply go to www.healthpartners.com/careers and search for job ID #41217.

Additional Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Social Media, Media Publishing, Corporate Communications, Journalism, Book Publishing, Marketing, Publishing 

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Neuger Communications Group - Public Relations Intern



Neuger Communications Group is seeking a part-time, ambitious, enthusiastic and talented public relations intern to join the team at our Minneapolis office. Juniors or seniors in college pursuing degrees in business, marketing, public relations, mass communications or journalism preferred. We have high expectations for our interns who must be exceptional writers, communicators and multi-taskers. In turn, we integrate interns into our professional team to offer a wide range of experiences and opportunities. 

Job Description
10-15 hours per week. Must be available at least 3 consecutive hours between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at least 3 days a week, January 16–March 17. This is a paid internship and pay will depend on qualifications.

Media Relations and Advertising Support
<   Develop and maintain media lists
<   Identify and research online forums/blogs, newsletters/associations, advertising opportunities, etc.
<   Help with interviews, writing and proofing releases in AP style
<   Work with other team members on fact checks and research
<   Participate in media events as needed (kits/media alerts, on-site, etc.)
<   Implement social media strategies

Event Support
<   Fundraiser and Media Events
<   Common Good Breakfast Series
<   Company, networking/brown bag events, seminars, etc.

Content Support
<   Blog research
<   News release writing
<   Social media writing
<   Website updates
<   E-newsletter curated or original content


Neuger Communications Group Marketing and Content Support
<   NCG social media content
<   NCG client and other news announcements
<   NCG web content
Agency Support
Provide administrative support as needed including:
<   Answering phones
<   Assisting in preparing proposals
<   Preparing for meetings
<   Participating in brainstorms
<   Content writing/proofing

Neuger Communications Group is a dynamic team absolutely dedicated to providing the very best in strategic communications counsel. Our highly collaborative nature, our energy, our discipline and our can-do attitude are hallmarks to providing results-oriented marketing communications and public relations solutions to our clients.

At Neuger Communications Group you’ll find:
<   A firm that values collaboration and gives back to the community  
<   team that has doubled in size in the past five years
<   An exciting client base that spans multiple industries
<   A belief that innovation, persistence, dedication and diligence lead to long-term rewards and success
<   An accessible office location in the popular North Loop neighborhood of downtown Minneapolis

A cover letter and résumé can be sent to Christine Lekatz at lekatz@neuger.com.  

Monday, November 28, 2016

Higher Dimension Material - Digital Marketing Associate


Position Summary:
Higher Dimension Material(HDM) seeks Digital Marketing Associate (DMA), a true digital marketing and design professional, who’s passionate about creating work and telling stories that inspire action. Deeply interested in design and technology, DMA will build digital offers and launch integrated marketing campaigns for both external and internal audiences.DMA is responsible for the development and support of a diverse marketing strategy utilizing social media, Web analytics, e-mail marketing, and search engine optimization to promote the online sales efforts of the Altai brand (http://www.altaigear.com/) (http://www.SuperFabric.com/).

This individual possesses an in-depth knowledge of sales and marketing strategies, with ability to deliver effective digital marketing recommendations. This person also handles the day-to-day operations for all online marketing efforts, including research, creative briefing and job execution. He or she is responsible for correspondence with advertising affiliates, ensuring that content requested is to specifications.
Essential Functions:
  • Lead, design and develop creative projects for digital and print channels such as websites, email communications, presentations, infographics, photo-shoots, videos and invitations.
  • Develops unique strategies within the digital arena to meet/exceed objectives including: social media, SEO, SEM (Paid ads, Paid Search, Advertising, PPC), Retargeting and Remarketing strategies, Display Advertising and Social Advertising.
  • Develop strategies for platforms and determine KPI (key performance indicator)s to measure success based on the objectives of the campaign. Manage these social media platforms, provide analytics about the audiences and schedule content for each platform.
  • Answers key questions such as how the brand is communicated and experienced through digital interactions, and how digital interactions fit into the broader customer experiences.
  • Analyze the performance of marketing efforts and increase search engine rankings for website
  • Writes communication, creative and content briefs, ensuring that creative and media are effectively integrated.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Desired Knowledge/ Skillsets include but not limited to:
Digital Marketing, Digital Design, Web Design and Development, Design Thinking, Content Creation, Content Management, Graphic Design, Social Media Marketing and Campaigns, Email Marketing, Digital Strategy, Photography, Image Editing, Graphics, Social Media, Advertising, Research, Copy Editing, Public Relations, Media Relations, Corporate Communication, and Copy Editing

Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite,Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, WordPress, HTML, CSS
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $45,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Second Harvest Heartland - Communications and Marketing Intern

POSITION SUMMARY: The Communications and Marketing Intern will support communications and marketing activity for Second Harvest Heartland by collecting and creating content for use in multiple channels. 

DUTIES:
  • Visit food distribution sites and agency partners to identify and collect client stories
  • Write and edit client and agency partner stories for a variety of media, from newsletters to web content and collateral materials
  • Write and copy edit for fundraising and promotional materials
  • Collect and write other volunteer and community partner stories, as needed
  • Help with additional communications and marketing projects
  • Digitize, organize and document media release forms and accompanying images

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
:

  • Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., Journalism, English, Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations)
  • Familiarity with the AP Stylebook
  • Ability to identify and develop story ideas independently
  • Interviewing and listening skills. Ability to make interviewee comfortable. Ability to ask follow-up questions to get to the “heart of the story”
  • Documentation skills. Capturing accurately what is said by interviewees
  • Photography skills are useful. Must not be shy about asking for photos or video, and having everyone pictured sign a release form. No professional equipment needed for this purpose. Well-composed and well-lit cell phone photos are fine for this project
  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel). Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop desired, but not required
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral
  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse ages, income levels, cultural backgrounds and other demographics
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner community contacts
  • Fluency in a second language is desired, but not required
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines

TIME REQUIREMENTS AND SCHEDULE:


  • Total time requirement: 10-15 hours per week
  • Project dates: January – May, with some flexibility
  • Days of the week: Monday - Friday, flexible and will vary
  • Time of the day: 8am-5pm, flexible and will vary
  • Work site: Maplewood facility and remotely 

ORGANIZATION CONTACTS:
  • Communications department
  • Agency partner employees/volunteers/clients 

HOW TO APPLY: Please provide a cover letter, resume and writing samples to internships@2harvest.org