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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

NEXT Precision Marketing - Public Relations Manager


NEXT/ GLS Precision Marketing is currently seeking a motivated Public Relations Manager to join our team, providing content development and media relationship management activities for our agency and our clients. The ideal candidate will have deep experience working for a PR or marketing firm, managing multiple brands and clients, with a proven track record of developing and placing content in print and digital B2B/trade and B2C media.

The position requires strong writing, communication and client facing skills, interviewing and pitching, strategic thinking, creative problem solving and have a strong understanding of digital and social media tools. The PR Manager must be a team player, with the ability to coordinate and proactively follow up on projects and drive them to completion within a fast paced, deadline-driven environment.
Responsibilities as part of our team may include:
  • Content development, brand journalism and storytelling (PRs, articles, case studies, testimonials, etc.)
  • Build PR templates, schedules and editorial calendars
  • List and contact management
  • Image development (working alongside creative team members)
  • E-media (working with media and deployment team members)
  • Reporting (monthly clipping, social media and customized client reports)
  • Social media (media plans, daily maintenance, new proposals and events)
  • Client contact (meetings, email, phone)
  • Media relationship management (pitch and align content with magazine editors)
  • Maintain and update company’s PR and website content
  • Collaboration and coordination (with Media, CSS, Creative, Project Managers, etc.)
  • Maintain consistency with client styles and branding in print, web and other communication channels
Essential Qualifications:
  • 3-7 years formal experience in publicity PR Agency preferred; or similar requisite experience in marketing firm or corporate external communications
  • Demonstrate expert proficiency in research, writing, editing and proofreading
  • Familiarity and adherence to PRSA and AP style
  • Expertise in social media and digital media applications and best practices
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is helpful
  • BA in public relations (preferred), marketing, communications, journalism or a related field
  • Self starter with the ability to work independently
  • Experienced collaborator with clients and multi-departmental project teams
Who we are: NEXT / GLS Precision Marketing is a strategic marketing solutions provider delivering end-to-end innovation from ideas to implementation. With over three decades of experience and a history of building and deploying brands through award-winning work and strategies, NEXT / GLS offers a broad portfolio of marketing technologies, including foundational strategic and creative services, comprehensive publicity and media presence, innovative multi-channel digital and print solutions, complete capabilities for global deployment, performance measurement and advanced program management tools. The company’s facilities are located in Brooklyn Park, Minnetonka and Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Job Type: Full-time
Required education:
  • Bachelor's
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