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Friday, February 19, 2016

Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota - Special Event Intern

Position Summary

To assist the Development Department with the overall implementation of the Twin Cities Walk to End Alzheimer’s for the Alzheimer’s Association, Minnesota-North Dakota. This position must be willing to work for approximately 12 to 20 hours per week during the summer. This internship will include aspects of event planning, including: logistics, marketing and promotion, volunteer engagement, team captain and walker stewardship, and implementation on Walk day.

Qualifications

1. Strong organizational skills
2. Ability to work independently
3. Good interpersonal communication skills
4. Motivated and resourceful
5. Dependable
6. Positive attitude with a willingness to learn
7. Ability to relate to individuals of all socio-economic backgrounds
8. Must have applicable coursework.

Position Requirements

Individual will need or develop:
1. Possess excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills
2. Familiarity with Association and community disease-related resources, programs and events, plus a basic/comfortable level of knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias.
3. Must have basic computer skills.

Responsibilities

Individual may perform and gain experience in the following activities:

1. Special events coordination
2. Volunteer engagement
3. Committee meeting management
4. Marketing
5. Public relations
6. Media relations
7. Public speaking engagements

Considerations

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with known disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. The volunteer may be asked to follow other instructions or perform other duties as requested.

Physical Activity: Must be able to perform a variety of physical activities

Reasoning: Follow verbal instructions and carry out assigned tasks

Language & Working Conditions:
1. Must be able to communicate the mission and objectives of the association (both verbally and in writing) in a variety of community settings.
2. Must be able to speak and write English in an understandable manner
3. Must be able to read English
4. Must be able to see and hear adequately to fulfill requirements of position
5. Works in a variety of community settings
6. May have high volume of public contact
7. Willingness and ability to travel with personal vehicle to event


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Thursday, February 18, 2016

ICUC - Social Media - Account Manager

About The Role
As an ICUC Social Media Account Manager, you are at the front line, ensuring our clients needs are met and that we are delivering the best service possible at all times.  We succeed or fail by our reputation. Your goal will be to retain and grow their business by identifying and implementing the ICUC services that will help them meet their goals.

Social Media Account Manager Responsibilities include:
  • Be the prime contact for all client communications and relationship building.
  • Managing a specific set of client accounts, ideally worth monthly recurring revenues of $100,000 or more.
  • Meeting account growth targets within account/client base
  • Identify new revenue opportunities within accounts
  • Maintain Salesforce for opportunities and projects
  • Lead the client onboarding process for new clients/accounts
  • And other tasks that will come up to ensure client satisfaction
Skills Required:
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills with engaging presentation skills.
  • Knowledge and proven experience working in social media. 
  • High level of accuracy & attention to detail.
  • Strong sense of account ownership & pride in work.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to plan, prioritize, monitor, & respond to changes quickly.
  • Strong decision making skills coupled with good judgment.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Good sense of decorum & brand appropriateness.
  • Friendly, diplomatic, & imperturbable self-starter with the willingness & desire to take initiative & get the job done.
Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2-years account management specifically in the social networking industry working for major brands.
  • Experience with social platforms, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat.
  • Experience with community management and reporting, Hootsuite, Crimson Hexagon, Sprinklr, preferred.  
  • College degree preferred, but will supplement for years of experience.
  • Proven history of developing new, sustainable processes.
  • Must have a Twitter and Facebook account and be a regular user of these and other social media sites.
  • Must have adequate computer and headset/mic, and subscribe to high speed internet.
  • Proficient computer literacy proven through work experience in software applications, spreadsheet tabulations, social media coordination, etc.
  • Awareness of current social media trends.
  • Must be proficient both speaking and writing in English.
  • The candidate will be required to successfully undergo a Criminal Record Check.
  • Must complete ROWE certification within the first 3 months of employment.
  • Preferred social media experience in regulated industries.

ABOUT ICUC: The global leader in social media management services.
ICUC is a performance-driven, results-focused organization. As an employee, you are 100% autonomous and 100% accountable. This means you are trusted to determine when, where, and how to work to accomplish what you were hired to do. You're not being paid for putting in time here, you're being paid to achieve results.
ICUC provides safety, connection and understanding for our clients through our service offering of social content moderation, community management and engagement, and social listening and insights services.
600 people | 35 countries | 50 languages | 24/7/365 operation | 200+ clients
Coca-Cola, Disney, Starbucks, JPMC, Sony, L’Oreal, IKEA, BBC, & The New York Times are just some of the brands that trust us to manage their social media activity.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Caribou Coffee - Communications Manager

Job Description
Position Mission:
The Communications Manager will lead communications planning and execution for Caribou Coffee and Einstein Noah Restaurant Group (ENRGI).

The manager reports to the Director, Communications for Caribou Coffee and ENRGI, to develop, implement and measure short and long-term communications plans to meet business, culture and brand objectives. The manager will lead cross-functionally to ensure flawless execution.

Responsibilities Include:

STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT/COMMUNICATIONS PLANNING
  • Develop and execute specific communication plans to support Caribou Coffee and ENRGI business strategies including: core business performance/market share increase, integrated business goals (including co-brand), international growth and culture objectives.
  • Create and implement new ways to deliver an extraordinary guest and team member experience through strategic communications.
DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS/COMMUNICATIONS INNOVATION
  • Partner with Director of Communications and Caribou/ENRGI training team to project manage and implement a new intranet solution including: sun-setting current SharePoint intranet, leading site-gurus on content migration of old to new site, development of new intranet, content strategy and content governance.
  • Research and recommend dynamic channels (including internal social media and video messaging) that promote two-way conversations, increase interactions between leaders and team members and improve engagement.
INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS/CULTURE MESSAGING
  • Reinforce and celebrate Caribou Coffee and ENRGI core values and culture through internal (digital and meetings) and external (events/media) storytelling.
  • Write and edit messages for key publications and culture programs including Weekly Perk | Do Good Report | Internally Created Promotional Materials I External Awards | Dreams Program | Caribou Cares | Benefits | Rewards and Recognition | ODD.
  • Client and project management of communication plans.
MEASUREMENT
  • Increase the level of employee engagement at Caribou Coffee and ENRGI.
  • Create tools to track the number and types of messages sent, timing of messages, channel effectiveness and appeal and audience satisfaction with content.
  • Track the effectiveness of communication campaigns, leadership messages and digital content through surveys and digital analytic tools.
REPUTATION MANAGEMENT
  • Partner with Director, Communications on execution of crisis strategy and Public Relations Manager on execution of internal and external crisis messaging.
  • Manage the strategic execution of external/internal message processes for the Crisis Recall manual. Attend quarterly drills and partner with Ops/Marketing on process/template updates.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Proven track record in developing communication strategies and plans.
  • Ability to make decisions and influence cross-functionally.
  • Exceptional strategic and tactical ability combined with strong relationship/client management skills.
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, and results driven.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of social media.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Up to 25 % travel required.
Education/Training/Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, advertising, public relations, communications, marketing or related discipline required.
  • 5+ years of experience in communication planning and development, writing, relationship building and project management in a corporate environment required.
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint required.
  • Restaurant or retail experience preferred.
  • Direct experience with utilization of one or more internal social media tools preferred.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands for this position are sits, stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.

The duties of this position may change from time to time. Caribou reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Caribou or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

Caribou Coffee Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and individuals with Disabilities and does not discriminate based on gender identity or sexual orientation.

Job number: 477496
Category: Support Center
Location: MN, Minneapolis, 3900 Lakebreeze Ave N

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

CommScope - Corporate Communications Manager


CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM) helps companies around the world design, build and manage their wired and wireless networks. Our network infrastructure solutions help customers increase bandwidth; maximize existing capacity; improve network performance and availability; increase energy efficiency; and simplify technology migration. You will find our solutions in the largest buildings, venues and outdoor spaces; in data centers and buildings of all shapes, sizes and complexity; at wireless cell sites and in cable headends; and in airports, trains, and tunnels. Vital networks around the world run on CommScope solutions

Job Description
Due to our continued growth and customer demand, we are currently recruiting for a qualified, interested and available Corporate Communications Manager for a position located in Shakopee, Minnesota. 

Job Summary:
Provide high quality, high impact corporate communications support for CommScope’s businesses—including media relations, industry analyst relations, social media and other strategic content/programs—that positively influence external audiences in support of the company’s business priorities.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Public Relations: Create and implement public relations activities for CommScope’s   businesses, primarily enterprise and telecom that improve the perception, reputation and market positioning of the company. Actively develop, coordinate and create content for product/solution publicity efforts, including press releases, social media content and media/analyst outreach and responses.   Oversee efforts to identify and secure appropriate industry speaking opportunities that are matched with company presenters/SMEs.
  
Social Media: Serve as primary point-of-contact for all social media activity involving CommScope’s enterprise and telecom businesses.   Work with SMEs to practively plan, develop, schedule and support creation of content for blogs, videos and social posts, coordinating responses to followers, and helping the department use social media tools and strategy to improve the company’s reputation and relationships.

Messaging and Content: Support department’s efforts to create communications content, branding and messaging that can be used effectively with various external and internal stakeholders, including social media channels.   This will include blog posts, fact sheets, award applications, speaking submissions, press releases, videos and ongoing writing and development of byline articles.

PR Tools: Create and maintain various documents and tools to assist the department in carrying out an effective and world class public relations function, including corporate fact sheets, media lists, online newsroom resources, team intranet site, measurement and reporting, and more.

Industry Analyst Relations: Lead efforts to establish ongoing two-way dialogue with influential technology industry analysts that cover the enterprise and telecom business.
 
General Communications: Utilize outstanding writing and editing skills to support department with preparation of various corporate communications materials. 

Qualifications:
  • Completed Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience in communications, journalism, public relations or related discipline.
  • Superior communications ability, with highly developed journalistic writing and editing skills. Proficiency in messaging and clear articulation of messages in all media.
  • Demonstrated success in making a positive impact on external audiences through the news media and/or industry analysts. Experience in creating publicity opportunities in support of new product introductions, new markets, or overall company positioning.
  • Ability to develop plans and ideas that creatively support the marketing and business plans of the company. Ability and experience in providing communications counsel to executives, management and product teams.
  • Experience in writing for corporate blogs and other social media, with knowledge and expertise in use of PR technology and social media tools.
  • Experience in supporting international, multi-location companies highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of telecommunications and networking industries highly preferred.
  • Knowledge and expertise in use of PR technology and social media tools is highly preferred.
  • A self-starter who can effectively support CommScope's communications strategy. This includes the ability to evaluate situations quickly, process information rapidly and convey it accurately. This person works well under pressure, is detail oriented and is capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously.

Post Job Description:
It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Friday, February 12, 2016

Job - Toro Company - Commercial Marketing Intern

Job Description
OVERVIEW:
The Toro Company's Internship Program runs May-August 2016. The intern will work with Marketing Managers for Commercial products assisting with daily duties as described below. Although the intern will have a specific supervisor during the internship period, they will be interacting with a broad range of managers performing a wide range of activities related to product development and the marketing of those products. Product marketing is responsible for global requirements, as such, interaction with both domestic and international contacts will be required.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist in gathering and coordination of competitive information
  • Assist in development and updating of product line specific information for use by channel partners (fit-up charts)
  • Assist in Direct Mail, Telemarketing campaigns
  • Updatemarketing CD for Distribution
  • Assist with the development of various collateral and/or public relations materials (brochures, press releases, etc.)
  • Research & develop white papers for submissions to publications
  • Other projects as needed for the CommercialMarketing Department
 QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Qualified candidates are Undergraduate Students currently pursuing their Bachelor's Degree, with a major or emphasis in Business/Marketing
  • Experience in Commercial Grounds environment and or Golf Course environments desirable.
  • Ability to research and organize diverse information
  • Must have strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience with Office programs (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Office/etc…)
  • Good organization skills
  • Independent worker
About The Toro Company:
The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of innovative solutions for the outdoor environment, including turf, snow and ground-engaging equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. For over 100 years, our ideas have transformed the way professionals and homeowners care for their outdoors, including many leading sports venues and historic sites around the world. Across our strong family of brands, our success is founded on building trusted relationships, creating innovative products and following ethical business practices – ideals shared by our nearly 7,000 employees around the world. With sales of $2.4 billion in fiscal 2015, Toro consistently delivers strong financial performance and market leadership
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

ManpowerGroup - Social Media Community Specialist III


POSITION DETAILS:
This role will administer and foster robust on-line communities for business-unit specific channels. Includes social listening and auditing in conjunction with marketing team(s), execution of content strategy, content creation, metrics definition and daily channel management. Consulting/training other marketers to use social media processes and tools will also be required.-Daily monitoring and listening activities-Daily reporting and escalation of applicable community activity-Regularly finesse messaging for the audience, working with Medtronic team members-Engage regularly with online audience within determined channels-Manage alerts and escalate product complaints-Review and present metrics regularly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
-Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year Social Media experience required -Must have experience with Social Media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, You Tube
-Experience with Social Media Administrative and Content Management Tools required
-Experience with paid ad platforms and social advertising strategy for Facebook and Twitter
-Experience with social media content writing for various platforms
-Experience with social media analytics and reporting
-Experience in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
-Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
-Experience in the Medical Device industry highly preferred
-Adobe Social, or other social media content management tools highly preferred
-Radian6, Social Listening experience highly preferred

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Mall of America - Community Relations Coordinator

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
• Sitting – frequently, 50% of time spent on computers, phones and filing systems
• Walking – frequently, 50% of time
• Perform repetitive motion (using keyboard) - frequently, 80% of time
• Reach at or below shoulder level - frequently, 80% of time
• Stand and move - frequently, 70% of time
• Stoop and squat - frequently, 60%
• Lifting/carry up to 20 pounds – occasionally, 30% of time
• Kneel and bend - occasionally, 30% of time
• Reach at or above shoulder level – occasionally, 30% of time

Job Description:
PURPOSE:
To plan, source, implement and execute community/non-profit events at Mall of America and Nickelodeon Universe to increase community support, involvement and exposure resulting in increased sales, traffic. To ensure guests of MOA and Nickelodeon Universe have a positive shopping and entertainment experience.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Oversee and manage various annual events and activations as assigned by the Community Relations Senior Manager.
• Engage employees in Community Relations initiatives
• Serve as a liaison between all MOA departments to ensure communication of community/non-profit events.
• Assist Senior Manager with the responsibilities of the Community Relations Department- including but not limited to: researching and identifying key signature community organizations & events to bring to Mall of America, processing donation requests.
• Provide creative ideas to make events unique and attractive to potential guests.
• Maintain the organization of the department including
• Photo archives, video archives of Community Events
• Office forms, Promotional Events Handbook, CADs
• Event storage rooms and event equipment inventory.
• Serve as community relations representative on one or more of the following committees: website, digital media, e-marketing committees, social media or MOA Blog.
• Answer guest questions and provide assistance when needed.
• Maintain the safety and cleanliness of the facility.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

PREFERRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
• BA or BS degree with emphasis in Marketing or Business Management
• 2-4 years of experience in events management and coordination in the Non-Profit Industry.
• Strong organization and written skills.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills required.
• Knowledge of building codes, fire and health regulations.
• Proficient in computer skills including Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, e-mail, and social media apps
• Flexibility to work varied schedules including weekends, early am, evenings and holidays.


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Tuesday, February 09, 2016

MarComm - Social Media Engagement Manager


MARCOMM Inc. is looking to hire a Social Media Engagement Manager. Effective use of social media platfrorms requires a unifying business process to integrate social engagement into marketing automation. MARCOMM is looking for a Social Media Leader that can help drive dynamic user engagement across the customer journey.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Build and deploy a social media user engagement framework, integrating social data and systems into marketing automation campaign planning, execution
  • Partner with Social Demand Generation specialist and Journey Mapping specialist
  • Build strong connectivity to the central Digital Marketing Engagement team to ensure that a single, corporate view of the customer (person) is established.
  • Ensure all social media programs at the corporate level, in the businesses and within local geographies consistently manage and honor a common data approach (e.g. established hashtags, IDs, metatags, etc.) so that a global corporate view of social activity across brands and geographies is possible.
  • Partner with the corporate social media team to ensure all corporate social program activity is visible and consumable in analytics and insights programs across the corporation.
  • Ensure consistent management and compliance of Person Data across social platforms, businesses, and subsidiaries.
  • Drive the integration and automation of social leads feeding CRM (Sales) & Customer Care (Service)
  • Drive the Integration of social programs and platforms into communities (LMS, expertise, customer portals, etc.)
  • Execute Governance and Privacy compliance.
  • Train businesses & digital marketing resource centers on social customer engagement
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university
  • 3+ years of combined experience in digital, marketing and/or sales
  • 2+ years of managing customer engagement in social media (social listening, community management, social selling, and/or social customer service)
  • Experience integrating social media data into marketing data warehouses, corporate analytics, and connected systems (marketing, CRM, service)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university in Management Information Systems, Business, or Marketing
  • Demonstrated cross functional project management experience
  • Demonstrated experience with change management or influencing a new direction/process
  • Ability to identify new opportunities and driving change with minimal direction
  • Demonstrated experience with social listening platforms (such as Brandwatch), social engagement platforms (such as Spredfast), marketing automation platforms (such as Oracle Eloqua or Salesforce Marketing Cloud) or CRM (Salesforce CRM)
  • Experience in B2B social media
  • Working knowledge of content marketing
  • Experience working with website solutions (landing page creation, web design, compelling calls to action/web forms)
  • Experience working/collaborating with social selling and/or social customer service teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers & subject matter experts
MARCOMM Inc. is headquartered in Minneapolis. The types of Marketing, Interactive and Creative jobs we fill are dynamic, fun and always fast paced. Our employment package is "best-in-class" because we're committed to hiring the brightest, most qualified talent available.

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Friday, February 05, 2016

Vital Images, Inc. - Manager, Marketing Communications

Description COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Vital Images, Inc., a Toshiba Medical Systems Group Company, is a leading provider of health imaging informatics solutions, including advanced visualization, enterprise image viewing solutions and business intelligence technology, designed to help healthcare organizations deliver exceptional care while optimizing resources across multi-facility organizations. The company's solutions are scalable to meet the unique needs of hospitals and imaging centers and are accessible throughout the enterprise anytime and anywhere. For more information, visit www.vitalimages.com or join the conversation on Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
At Vital you will be working with state-of-the-art healthcare information software in a dynamic and enjoyable atmosphere. Join a highly energized and capable Marketing team to deliver and support our enterprise software solutions in the healthcare industry.
BASIC PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES:
The Marketing Communications Manager will be responsible for development and implementation of downstream programs related to marketing communications. Within this role, you will assist sales and marketing management with the promotional activities involving, external and internal communications, media and advertising materials to effectively represent the company's products and services to customers and prospects. The role requires a proactive, self-motivated individual with the ability to create and lead.
OVERALL OUTPUTS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Receives work assignments from various marketing manager’s based on current needs as part of the greater strategic marketing campaign. Particular strengths in multimedia, graphics, advertising or communications would be highly desirable.
  • Develops a comprehensive integrated marketing communications strategy, which associated tactical monthly activities and targets.
  • Reviews literature in the assigned marketing project, previous marketing materials used in the assignment area, and gathers materials of competitive companies in the field.
  • Researches, writes, develops sketches of supporting themes and graphics, and consults with all stakeholders on the needs of the particular project.
  • Presents recommendations to marketing manager or committee based on strategic marketing imperatives.
  • Where appropriate, arranges for the development of video scripts and selects a strategy to execute on the various assignments.
  • Overviews editing and voice-overs to assure quality production in line with the parameters of the assignment.
  • Writes draft speeches for senior management and reviews proposed speech with the executive. Arranges for necessary speaking aids. Attends the presentation and offers feedback to the speaker. May develop and coordinate multimedia packages—letters, brochures, video, point-of-purchase displays—for particular assignments.
  • Develops direct mail programs, as dictated by the assignment, and monitors roll-out of the campaign and checks for success level at conclusion.
  • Develops draft advertising text and layouts as part of campaign materials and presents to advertising manager for review and approval.
  • May staff company booth or exhibit at trade and community fairs.
  • May be referral person for questions on department communications materials.
Requirements EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Marketing, Journalism, Advertising, or Communications
  • Masters of Business Administration (Desired)
  • 5+ years of writing and editing experience, preferably with healthcare IT products
  • Superior presentation and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated skills to handle a variety of assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to be highly proactive and work under deadline pressure and extra hours if needed
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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Thursday, February 04, 2016

MN IT - Communications Content Specialist

Join the 2,000+ professionals who are bringing strategic vision to state government as part of Minnesota's information technology agency. Work for MN.IT Services and be part of a cutting-edge organization that is emerging as a national leader in government IT. Our culture promotes collaboration, demands continuous improvement and encourages innovation in IT delivery. Be a part of something bigger than yourself, something to be inspired by; come to work for MN.IT Services.

We are looking for a communications professional with experience in managing web content, writing for diverse audiences, and with working knowledge of graphic design. Experience with technology and/or government is a plus.

The successful candidate will work as part of the MN.IT Communications Team. We develop internal and external communications for MN.IT Services, provider of IT services for the State of Minnesota executive branch. The team creates diverse communications to support the agency’s priorities and projects, and to assist MN.IT’s operational staff in meeting their strategic goals.

In this role, you will develop and implement integrated communications for our key communication vehicles that span websites, intranets, mass emails, social media, video and print.

The position requires a high degree of professionalism and teamwork. You will work with customers to help develop strategic communications plans, and you will work with the team to create and implement the communications that support the plan.

Required skills include but are not limited to:
Experience working with web content management
Strong writing and editing abilities
Strength in communicating, analytical thinking and strategic planning
A working knowledge of graphic design and image production programs (like Adobe Creative Suite), photography basics, familiarity with video/multimedia production Candidates must clearly demonstrate all of the following qualifications in their resume:

Understanding of communications and marketing principles
Experience with web content creation and management
Ability to develop strategic communication plans
Writing and editing for media, web, social media, and print
Familiarity with graphic design programs (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite). Strong understanding of the basic elements of design Position requires a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a communications related role. Experience must include:

Web content management
Writing and editing for digital and print communications
Graphic design or video production
Strategic communications development
Working with customers/clients
Salary Range and Benefits: $ 19.48-$ 28.29 hourly, $ 40,674-$ 59,070 annually
Starting salary depending upon qualifications. Excellent State of MN benefits package.

To view the full job posting and officially apply online, please visit:
www.mn.gov/careers and enter Job ID number: 1627
MN.IT Services is committed to hiring veterans. Qualified veterans are encouraged to apply.


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Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Hospitality Minnesota - Membership Marketing Specialist

Organizational Summary
Hospitality Minnesota is a coalition of three associations: Minnesota Restaurant Association, Minnesota Lodging Association, Minnesota Resorts & Campgrounds Association. Hospitality Minnesota serves as the voice of the hospitality industry representing over 2000 businesses. Each association has its own governing board and mission but benefit from a combined staff team to execute the strategic goals.

Job Summary

The Membership Marketing Specialist supports the membership needs of Hospitality Minnesota and the coalition of Associations. This role maintains accurate data records as well as creates marketing materials to increase and support membership. This role provides excellent customer service to members.

Responsibilities
1. Work with the Membership Director and Marketing & Communications Manager in the development of membership prospecting materials.
2. Responsible for knowledge of operations and trends for restaurants, hotels, resort and campgrounds to convey true value for prospective members.
3. Create marketing materials based on current legislative issues, the positions of the Associations and efforts we are undertaking to achieve legislative goals.
4. Promote educational opportunities to prospects.
5. Responsible for knowledge of association benefits programs and tasked with promoting these association programs as part of the membership attraction effort.
6. Contact prospective members to update records.
7. Maintain member data in association database
8. Maintain and develop online member resource library
9. Updates records using weekly lead reports and other publications as assigned.
10. Assists in developing and setting up trade show booths, premarketing shows to prospects and attending shows as requested.
11. Contributes to idea generation for attracting new members.
12. Utilize social media per the marketing plan.
13. Assist with member surveys, data collection and reporting
14. Maintain current consumer websites and assist members with listings and promoting of upgrades to their listings.
15. Coordinate annual production of member printed directory
16. Assist with production of other printed member resources
17. Coordinate and execute membership mailings
18. Be cross trained on producing and sending member update emails
19. Be cross trained on producing event invitations and materials
20. Other duties as assigned.


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Tuesday, February 02, 2016

National Marrow Donor Program - General Public Marketing Intern

The person in this internship role will be assigned projects and project mentors to gain an understanding of our standards of performance, culture, and gain exposure to a variety of assignments in our General Public Marketing & Communications team that will provide the best possible learning experience while making valuable contributions to our life saving work.

Minimum Education:

Currently enrolled at a college/university in a Bachelors degree program with a Marketing & Communications focus and at least two years of coursework completed with an emphasis or relevant coursework in marketing and communications.
 
Key Skills:
Solid time management skills. A passion for staying on top of trends in marketing and communications. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams. An interest in nonprofit and healthcare or related fields is a plus.

Other Information:

National Marrow Donor Program is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, protected veteran status, or other characteristic protected by law.

To apply for this position: click here.

If you should need an accommodation during the application process, please call or email us at (612) 884.8761, careers@nmdp.org.