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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Children’s Minnesota - Social Media Specialist

Join the creative and energetic

Children’s Minnesota


marketing communications team, and help us further enhance our strong brand by telling our story to external audiences. The role of the Social Media Specialist will focus on storytelling through

The Mighty Blog

and Children’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+). This position, reporting to the Director of Communications, will execute story-telling efforts aimed at increasing social following and driving social engagement. This driven and results-oriented social professional will need a minimum of three years of social experience, a bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or PR/Journalism. Excellent writing, editing and interviewing skills required.

In this role you will be responsible for:
Social Media Management (60%)

Work with communications leadership to implement a multi-channel social media strategy

Develop monthly content calendars and manage all social assets

Monitor social channels and respond to issues in a timely manner

Attend various Children’s Minnesota events and provide social support (photo, video asset collection and sharing)

Lead social listening initiatives and help Children’s Minnesota be part of relevant online conversations

Partner with digital agency on paid syndication efforts

Stay on top of social trends and bring new ideas and technologies to the team

Story teller for Children’s (30%)

Serve as a journalist, editor and curator to create engaging content (written/video) for Children’s Mighty Blog and social channels

Participate in the on-call media relations rotation handling/coordinating the appropriate media relations response to inquiries and issues

Act as editor of the Mighty Blog, editing, routing and approving all blog posts

Social Tracking and Reporting (10%)

Track social activity against stated annual objectives - create monthly analytics and insights reports ·

Stay current with media and social trends and reporting

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism or English
  • Minimum of three years of social media experience at an agency, corporation or non-profit organization
  • Excellent writing, editorial, and communication skills
  • Proven success utilizing social channels to creatively achieve organizational needs.
  • Experience working with Word Press, Divvy HQ and other digital platforms
  • Video, audio and photo editing a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to build trusting relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to find and create compelling stories
  • A quick study with a desire to become a subject matter expert on many topics
  • Self-starter with a great work ethic, ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Flexible, can-do attitude: Able to take on a variety of tasks and maintain a positive attitude
  • Conscientious, responsible, professional
Apply now.

SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - Digital Content and Video Specialist


Job Title: Digital Content and Video Specialist

Position Overview: The Digital Content and Video Specialist serves Saint Mary's University of Minnesota—a university that spans multiple locations, offers numerous undergraduate and graduate programs, and utilizes a variety of delivery modalities. The individual is a skilled digital content and video specialist who works within the Marketing and Communication team as a key contributor to the university website, social media, and other digital communications to positively affect the university’s goals for enrollment, fundraising, and alumni engagement. Collaborates with staff, faculty, and students throughout the university to create compelling content that conveys the Saint Mary’s brand. The person who fills this role will be creative, strategic, detail-oriented, and able to communicate with various audiences, juggle multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines.

This position is located on our Twin Cities Campus in Minneapolis and is expected to travel to our Winona Campus and other locations periodically for video shoots. Reports to the Director of Strategic Marketing.

Responsibilities:
  • Plan, shoot, produce, and distribute videos for a variety of projects universitywide to achieve strategic outcomes.
  • Capture original video/audio on location and in the field at university events, in classrooms, and elsewhere. Repurpose video, b-roll, and stills from past projects as necessary.
  • Keep abreast of modern digital communication platforms and execute video and audio storytelling to reach our various audiences where they are (web, social media, and in person).
  • Measure results and provide reports showing video storytelling success on the web and in social media.
  • Convey the Saint Mary’s brand, communicate brand key messages, and adhere to standards and identity guidelines.
  • Manage the university’s video/audio assets from current and past projects by staff members or vendor-partners.
  • Contribute to a positive, collaborative, and professional work environment.

Essential Functions and Skills:
  • Experience with and knowledge of videography, photography, and audio techniques and tools for effective and compelling storytelling combining imagery, sounds, and words.
  • Creativity and know-how to capture, tell, and distribute stories digitally.
  • Working knowledge of a variety of computer hardware and software programs pertaining to videography, distribution, and audience analysis.
  • Ability to set priorities and complete projects on schedule and within budget.
  • Critical-thinking skills to solve problems paired with creativity to achieve desired university outcomes.
  • Desire to learn, willingness to adapt, and able to remain calm under deadline pressure, manage processes, and collaborate with others.
  • Exhibit skills in organization, communication, and time management, as well as have a commitment to customer service.
  • Understanding of marketing and branding and the ability to articulate and execute creative that produces return on investment in the areas of lead generation for enrollment and fundraising.
  • Model best practices and continually adapt to utilize new technologies.
  • Ability to quickly sift through new and previously captured video, b-roll, and photographs to tell the story of Saint Mary’s people and places in a timely manner.
  • Ability to travel from Minneapolis-based office to other university locations, including Winona and Rochester, Minn., as needed.
  • Familiarity with and an appreciation of the value of a private liberal arts education.

Education / Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area (marketing, communication, art, technology).
  • Experience with videography, editing/production, and distribution—1-3 years.
  • Previous customer service experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of professional videography, photography, and audio equipment, Mac and PC computer hardware and software programs for videography and photography, including Creative Suite, iCloud, Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Audition, and Photoshop. Proficiency with Google Analytics, Google Drive/Docs/Sheets, and Gmail, as well as Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with and knowledge of a variety of web and social media tools and platforms, such as YouTube, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and podcasts, and willingness to keep abreast of technology trends.
  • Preferred: Experience with marketing analysis and ecommunication strategies as well as website editing.

Reports to: Director of Strategic Marketing.

Application Materials:

Friday, August 26, 2016

Pillsbury United Communities - Marketing and Communications Manager

 


Pillsbury United Communities (PUC) is driven to meet its mission of creating choice, change and connection by working strategically, creatively, and deliberately towards its vision of all individual and families are well and living in thriving communities.  For more than a century, Pillsbury United Communities has grounded its work in diverse neighborhoods; currently operating five community centers, a leadership development center, a professional live theatre, eight social enterprises, and authorizing twelve public charter schools that collectively connect with over 55,000 individuals each year. 

PUC believes wholeheartedly, that the transformation of communities must include everyone thinking and responding differently.  Therefore, PUC actively seeks innovative solutions to address multi-dimensional barriers to generate longterm individual, family and community success in partnership with the community.  We are performance driven, yet recognize the importance of living our values every day and with each interaction.  Our values are: equity & inclusion, people & partnerships arts & culture, co-creating solutions, innovation & creativity, art and culture, and learning & reflection.

JOB SUMMARY:
Pillsbury House Theatre seeks a full-time Marketing and Communications Manager to ensure and drive the communication priorities and marketing goals of the theatre and serves as a member of the Theatre's leadership team. The primary objective of this position is to develop and implement marketing and communications strategies, as well as manage audience services functions to support the theatre’s programs and mission, to create challenging theatre to inspire choice, change and connection. This position reports to Co-Artistic Producing Director.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manage the planning and implementation of all marketing and communications content by updating and revising as necessary to help shape and promote the theatre’s brand identity.
  • Analyze and document the effectiveness of marketing and communications strategies.
  • Plan and conduct audience research to increase marketing effectiveness.
  • Work with producing director to create marketing and PR timelines.
  • Create and maintain all web and social media content and strategies.
  • Manage the print communications, publications and electronic media and distribute promotional documents and media for the theatre.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships and partnerships with neighborhood businesses, restaurants and organizations to increase theatre visibility, support audience development and increase community engagement.
  • Represent the theatre at media and community events, pursuing opportunities to increase local, regional and national visibility.
  • Manage media relations, including publicity, calendar listings and relationships with key media organizations and staff.
  • Supervise Front of House staff including Box Office and Concessions, ensuring a high level of customer service.
  • Build and manage a group of Front of House volunteers.
  •  Manage marketing and communications budgets, authorizing expenses and assume responsibility for managing the budgets.
  • Assist other executive staff in preparing an annual budget.

  • Bachelor’s degree in arts management, communications, marketing or another relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and 3-5 years work experience.
  • Arts marketing experience, preferably in a non-profit theatre or arts setting.
  • Experience supervising part-time/contract staff and volunteers.  
  • Knowledge of the philosophy, value and role of culture, arts, and heritage in core city neighborhoods as well as societal issues affecting youth and adults in our community.
  • Strong computer skills, with knowledge of WordPress, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Design Programs, Web-based video publishing skills, website maintenance, and general design concepts.
  • Ability to function under deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, experience in journalistic writing and copywriting preferable.  
  • Ability to make quick decisions, exercising sound judgment regarding communications.
  • Ability to maintain a network of contacts and identify potentially advantageous partners.
  • Excellent management and leadership skills with the ability to identify long-term and short-term challenges/opportunities for growth and to develop appropriate goals and action plans.
  • Database management experience.
  • Ability to be creative and flexible in responding to changing priorities and emerging needs.
  • Ability to manage time effectively, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and with limited supervision.
  • Ability to be detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Ability to stay on budget and work within budgetary constraints.
  • Ability to maintain staff and agency confidentiality
  • Must be able to work effectively in a mission-driven agency whose clients and staff exhibit significant diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, nationality, and religion. 

Pillsbury United Communities is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII.  Pillsbury United Communities prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment on the basis of age, race/color, disability, marital status, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or veteran’s status.

Our organization has a partnership with MACC Alliance/ MACC CommonWealth (MACC) to provide administrative services including management of the recruiting process. If you apply for this position, you may see references to MACC in some online materials. You may also be contacted by a MACC employee to conduct or schedule an interview.




Apply now.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Factory Motor Parts - Marketing Travel and Events Coordinator

Factory Motor Parts is looking for a dynamic and fast paced Marketing Travel and Events Coordinator to join the team at our corporate headquarters in Eagan.



The Travel and Events Coordinator supports the success of our customer and internal marketing promotional endeavors through the successful execution of all planning and coordination related to FMP’s customer and employee events, races, training, open houses and/or meetings for the FMP organization. Additionally, he/ she is responsible for all aspects of successful event execution, and serves as primary vendor liaison and contract administrator.




DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages the successful event planning and execution for corporate and regional events, as assigned. Duties include venue recommendations and selection, meal and hotel planning, rental and security, required travel arrangements, technology needs and alike.
  • Identify fiscal requirements and prepare budgetary recommendations for proper planning of regional events.
  • Coordinates procurement activities related to the events and stays within budgetary guidelines provided for such events. Responsible and accountable for accurate invoicing, payment, and reconciliation of each event.
  • Negotiates agreements with outside vendors and subcontractors to ensure lowest cost and highest quality of service and secures management approvals before proceeding. Engages management in negotiations of larger events as appropriate.
  • Develops and disseminates the related marketing/event communications and collateral including pre-and post-communications to stakeholders and participants including memos, overview documents, brochures or other marketing collateral, logistical instructions, shipping details, etc. Communicates via mail, email, conference calls, and website or through other electronic media and is mindful of the most efficient, cost effective and appropriate means of dissemination of the communications.
  • Leads and coordinates the activities of event-assigned personnel and outside subcontractors and/or contracted vendors.
  • Maintains and provides monthly updates to Event Calendar for Marketing team and Leadership.
  • Keeps management apprised of any concerns regarding marketing expenses or trends versus budgets. Provide feedback to Finance in annual event planning budget process or as requested as to projected fiscal requirements and any recommendations as to changes or additions to historical events or meetings.
  • Responsible for proper utilization of internal online tools for program and event creation, implementation, and registration and provides training as to their proper use as needed.
  • Acts as liaison with Company’s Travel Agency. Maintains and is resource for hotel negotiated contracts and rates, airline group travel rates and contracts, rental car contracts and maintains databases related to each regional hotel list along with posting database for reviews yearly.
  • Maintains Internal Travel Website including Q & A’s and other matters related to company travel or as instructed by Controller.
  • Coordinates with the Marketing Incentives Processors the sourcing, pricing, fulfillment, communication and billing, associated with the use of the FMP company store.
  • Effectively organize and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong social and interpersonal skills that relate well to internal and external customers.
  • Proven problem solving skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Effective communications, both verbal and written, with all levels of the organization
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, with shifting priorities.
  • Familiarity with shipping tools, vendors and general event logistic applications/software.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or marketing or related program.
  • Minimum of three (3) years event marketing administration and management experience.
  • Customer centric and Team player as well as a strong cross functional partner.
  • Excellent time management skills; ability to manage multiple details and deadlines in a fast-paced environment; excellent oral and written presentation skills
  • Pro-active self-starter requiring little tactical supervision and having "get-the-job-done" attitude.
  • A strong commitment to the Sales Force, Employees and Customers
  • Travel outside of MSP area may be required when duties necessitate on-site support.



    An industry leader, FMP offers a well-balanced compensation and benefits programs, including medical, dental, life, 401K with match, profit sharing, paid holidays/vacation/sick time + much more. Salary is based on experience and job performance.

    If you are ready for a new destination, we would like to hear from you. Please visit our website www.factorymotorparts.com to apply online!

    Drug screen and background check administered as a condition of employment.
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    • 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.
    Apply online now.

    Wednesday, August 24, 2016

    Midwest Dairy Association - Integrated Communications Program Manager

    Midwest Dairy Association is seeking a full-time Integrated Communications Program Manager located in either the Overland Park office or St. Paul office. This role will develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate integrated communications programs, and social marketing and digital strategies in support of Midwest Dairy’s programs and program teams to inspire consumer confidence in dairy foods and practices.

    Candidates should have successful experience in working with design and video software, such as Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Photoshop and Acrobat Pro. Along with experience managing an online community and utilizing social media on behalf of an organization with business to consumer and/or business to business audiences.
    Competitive wages and benefits are offered.  Send resume and cover letter to 
    resumes@midwestdairy.com by Friday, September 2, 2016.

    Learn more here.

    Monday, August 22, 2016

    Limelight Marketing Systems - Social Media Strategist

    Limelight Marketing Systems - Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN
    $18 an hour - Part-time, Contract

    We are looking to hire a fun, part time/contract, virtual, social media strategist to handle profile and business page setups, post weekly and daily content, and manage customer conversations on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. This includes posting Ads and Publishing. We provide the content. (We will also be helping our clients expand to Pinterest and YouTube) We are looking to see examples of Pages/Profiles that you have managed. We also use proprietary auto posting systems and schedulers like Hootsuite and Dlvr.it.

    We ask that you be able to work on about 5-10 social media projects per week/month. Our Social Media projects are paid at a base rate of $18/each (This equates to an average of about $18/hour)
    The ideal candidate would have technical experience in the following: Facebook Pages, Facebook Profiles, Facebook Ads, Twitter Profiles, Linked In Publishing and Profile Management, and Publishing via Hoot Suite, Dlvr.it, and other posting services
    We will ask to see sample(s) of your previous work.We may also ask you to complete a sample project as part of the hiring process.

    As a 1099 independent contractor you are paid twice per month for projects completed.You will need to work on your own equipment and a good internet connection.This is a fabulous "virtual office - work from home" opportunity.There is NO Sales - We already have the customers and the processes in place.We just need YOU and your skills to help us get the work done!
    We also ask that you have great customer service skills as you may be speaking on the phone and/or having email communication with some of our clients as you work on their projects.We will typically ask for 48 hour turnaround time for each project assigned.

    To get a feel for who we are, here is the message we like to give to our clients who decide to work with us:
    "You’re one heck of a professional. The only hiccup in your otherwise flawless business savvy is the fact that people can’t seem to remember what you do unless you’re directly in front of them. Outta sight, outta mind and all that whatnot. But things wouldn’t be that way…if you could just create an unbreakable bond between you and your business (in the minds of everyone you meet forever and ever). If only you could consistently let ‘em know what you do..."
    Learn more about us at http://limelightmarketingsystems.com
    Job Type: Contract
    Salary: $18.00 /hour
    Required education:
    • Associate
    Required experience:
    • Social Media Marketing: 1 year
    Apply now.

    Wednesday, August 17, 2016

    Experis - Digital Communications Coordinator

    The Digital Communications Coordinator will work across all TSSD portfolios to coordinate the development of basic digital content and marketing materials by working with cross-functional business teams. Working with Business Services Digital Marketing Organization (DMO), execute routine web updates and maintain product catalog information. Using design software or working with external suppliers, coordinate projects of limited scope and complexity to execute production on time, on cost, and within company quality requirements. In addition, the Communications Coordinator will oversee systems related to production and delivery of content to ensure correct display and distribution.

    Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
    Collaborate with DMO to execute routine web updates and GPIM catalog information.
    Coordinate the development of basic marketing materials including product and promotional flyers, price pages, sample cards and materials, and demonstration kits, leading production activities for projects including managing revisions and timelines, and ensuring design is within 3M brand identity standards.
    Take all necessary steps to ensure content is loaded into Celum repository and ensure correct display on all output devices including external web sites, Mobile Market Center and the Global Gateway.
    Publish semi-monthly global newsletter including report on new and updated materials, and articles from other team members.
    Manage approvals (including own projects and miscellaneous approval routing requests) using online system and tracking revisions and/or approvals.
    Oversee and help to optimize content on Source and SharePoint internal sites.

    Basic Qualifications:
    Bachelor degree from an accredited university
    Minimum of one (1) year experience in a Communications or Marketing support role
    Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Bachelor degree from an accredited university in Communications or Marketing
    Knowledge of and experience with content and digital marketing
    Knowledge of and experience with asset management
    Working knowledge of HTML and CSS web languages


    Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

    Apply online now.

    Center for Diagnostic Imaging - Marketing Intern (Part-Time)

    JOB SUMMARY: The marketing intern's responsibility is to support the corporate marketing team in driving marketing and communications strategies and tactics for community-based markets across the country and support our mobile imaging business.

    As an intern, you will partner with CDI's corporate marketing team to engage our internal customers (sales and operations), and our external designers to move tactics forward that are designed around strategic growth initiatives.

    (90%) Marketing Support

    Works with marketing team in partnership with community-based market representatives--usually sales team members--to assist in the creation of collateral, including invitations, sell sheets, premium items, patient and referring office communications and other materials as assigned

    Participates in copy writing, editing and proofing marketing materials

    Works with designers and production vendors to manage the creation of, and make changes to, marketing materials

    Assists marketing team in managing print production and ensures timely delivery of marketing materials and premium items

    Creates a positive experience for every customer, every day by believing in and practicing the CDI Experience

    (10%) Marketing Team Support

    Participates in marketing team activities and supports marketing team goals

    Works with mobile sales support team to assist with Salesforce account management

    Performs other duties as assigned


    Apply now.

    Monday, August 15, 2016

    Memorial Blood Center - Communications Coordinator M0214


    Title: Communications Coordinator
    Department: Marketing and Communication’s
    Location: St. Paul, MN
    Status: Full-Time, 1.0FTE (40 hours per week), and Exempt
    Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO and EST to name a few!
     
    We are looking for a passionate, energetic, and flexible communicator to join our Marketing and Communications team.
    Position Summary
    The Communications Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Marketing Communications team in ensuring that communications and campaigns are effectively coordinated and managed for Innovative Blood Resources and its divisions in Minnesota and Nebraska. The individual in this position will create content and manage through to publication and distribution, internal employee communications, external communications and campaigns, and other marketing and publicity materials. The Communications Coordinator will also assist in other marketing and communications activities, including donor engagement and community events.
     
    Duties and Responsibilities
    Coordinate and manage internal communications:
    Working with the Community Outreach Manager, develop, write, edit, and manage to distribution internal communications for Innovative Blood Resources. This will include writing internal employee communications (Organizational Updates), supporting certain human resources communication needs, newsletters, talking points, overviews of outreach campaigns, and other projects.
    Assist in managing external communications:
    Working with the Marketing Communications team create content, and manage to production external communications. This includes newsletters, news releases and other publicity materials, proposals or reports, campaign or promotional summaries.
    Project management:
    Assist in managing project intake and traffic for the Marketing Communications, Development and Volunteer Services team. This may include working with Marketing team members and subject matter experts from other departments to ensure projects are being worked and deadlines are met.
    Miscellaneous:
                    Additional duties as needed and as the position evolves.
     
     
    Qualifications
    -          Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, or Communications preferred or related field.
    -          3-5 years of experience in marketing communications or related field and preferably applicable experience working for a non-profit healthcare organization.
    -          Valid Driver’s License and reliable vehicle.
    -          Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Qualified candidates may be asked to submit a sample of their writing at any point during the interview process.
    -          Must be self-motivated and able to initiate, manage and complete projects. 
    -          Highly developed planning and organizational skills required.
    -          Public relations / media relations experience preferred.
     

    Wednesday, August 10, 2016

    PR with Panache! - Inbound & Integrated Marketing Storyteller



    PR with Panache! (PRP) is an award-winning and growth-oriented PR, storytelling, and integrated marketing firm in need of an experienced inbound marketing team member. PRP is the first firm in the education marketplace to embrace the agency model of inbound marketing, and we have created this new position to effectively bring the inbound methodology to our industry.

    The successful applicant will split time between client-facing inbound and integrated marketing deliverables and internal marketing needs. The Inbound & Integrated Marketing Storyteller will play a pivotal role in client work, including overall inbound strategy, execution, and data analytics. This position requires spending a great deal of time in our marketing automation platform as well as working closely with our editorial and content team to ensure deadlines are met and everything we deliver to a client is of the highest quality.

    The Inbound & Integrated Marketing Storyteller will report to the Managing Partners, and will work in tandem with the Integrated Marketing & Strategy Storyteller (Marketing Manager). As a team member at PRP, the successful applicant will be responsible for furthering our company’s core values and mission while ensuring our clients receive nothing but the best. 

    We are looking for a goal-oriented individual who will take initiative whenever possible and is passionate about education. The ideal candidate will have worked in an interactive marketing agency setting.

    PR with Panache! is a small, nimble, team-oriented company, so the job may include working late nights or weekends to meet deadlines, as well as pitching in on routine tasks as required. However, it will also include sharing in the rewards of jobs well done.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    ·         Serving as the key marketing point of integration between websites, marketing automation, and other systems (webinar, website analytics, etc.)
    ·         Focusing on SEO, including organic and paid search strategies, managing keyword lists, and analyzing specific data in support of online marketing initiatives
    ·         Providing insights with clickstream data to drive actions with a reasonable chance of success as measured by key website outcome metrics
    ·         Developing and executing email-marketing campaigns in concert with designers and copywriters, increasing target audience CTRs with special offers and compelling content

    Essential Functions:

    ·         Able to work in team settings as well as autonomous situations
    ·         Ability to prioritize simultaneous time-sensitive demands with a smile
    ·         Excellent oral and written communication skills
    ·         Obsessive attention to detail
    ·         Strong problem-solving abilities
    ·         Initiative to start projects on your own and the tenacity to see them to completion
    ·         Comfortable with and able to thrive in a virtual setting

    Educational/Experience Requirements:

    ·         College degree in marketing, communications, IT, or related field
    ·         Relevant experience working as an inbound marketer in an agency or corporate setting
    ·         Proficiency with a marketing automation platform (preferred)
    ·         Certified in marketing automation (preferred)
    ·         Experience in the education field (preferred)
    ·         Experience in an agency setting a plus

    Travel Demands:

    ·         Up to 10% on average annually with peaks during key conference seasons
    To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter detailing why you feel you are a fit for this position to Jacob Hanson, Managing Partner and COO, at Jacob@prwithpanache.com.

    Tuesday, August 09, 2016

    PR with Panache! - Inbound & Integrated Marketing Storyteller

    Position Description:
    PR with Panache! (PRP) is an award-winning and growth-oriented PR, storytelling, and integrated marketing firm in need of an experienced inbound marketing team member. PRP is the first firm in the education marketplace to embrace the agency model of inbound marketing, and we have created this new position to effectively bring the inbound methodology to our industry.

    The successful applicant will split time between client-facing inbound and integrated marketing deliverables and internal marketing needs. The Inbound & Integrated Marketing Storyteller will play a pivotal role in client work, including overall inbound strategy, execution, and data analytics. This position requires spending a great deal of time in our marketing automation platform as well as working closely with our editorial and content team to ensure deadlines are met and everything we deliver to a client is of the highest quality.

    The Inbound & Integrated Marketing Storyteller will report to the Managing Partners, and will work in tandem with the Integrated Marketing & Strategy Storyteller (Marketing Manager). As a team member at PRP, the successful applicant will be responsible for furthering our company’s core values and mission while ensuring our clients receive nothing but the best.
    We are looking for a goal-oriented individual who will take initiative whenever possible and is passionate about education. The ideal candidate will have worked in an interactive marketing agency setting.

    PR with Panache! is a small, nimble, team-oriented company, so the job may include working late nights or weekends to meet deadlines, as well as pitching in on routine tasks as required. However, it will also include sharing in the rewards of jobs well done.

    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Serving as the key marketing point of integration between websites, marketing automation, and other systems (webinar, website analytics, etc.)
    • Focusing on SEO, including organic and paid search strategies, managing keyword lists, and analyzing specific data in support of online marketing initiatives
    • Providing insights with clickstream data to drive actions with a reasonable chance of success as measured by key website outcome metrics
    • Developing and executing email-marketing campaigns in concert with designers and copywriters, increasing target audience CTRs with special offers and compelling content

    Essential Functions:
    • Able to work in team settings as well as autonomous situations
    • Ability to prioritize simultaneous time-sensitive demands with a smile
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Obsessive attention to detail
    • Strong problem-solving abilities
    • Initiative to start projects on your own and the tenacity to see them to completion
    • Comfortable with and able to thrive in a virtual setting

    Educational/Experience Requirements:
    • College degree in marketing, communications, IT, or related field
    • Relevant experience working as an inbound marketer in an agency or corporate setting
    • Proficiency with a marketing automation platform (preferred)
    • Certified in marketing automation (preferred)
    • Experience in the education field (preferred)
    • Experience in an agency setting a plus
    Travel Demands:
    •    Up to 10% on average annually with peaks during key conference seasons

    To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter detailing why you feel you are a fit for this position to Jacob Hanson, Managing Partner and COO, at Jacob@prwithpanache.com.

    Goff Public seeks PR account executive

    Do you write creatively and persuasively? Do you have experience working with reporters and editors? Do you work well in a team environment? Are you a thoughtful strategist with sound judgment? Are you a curious person who enjoys working on a diverse range of projects?
    If you answered yes to these questions, please consider applying to be the newest member of Goff Public’s team.
    Goff Public, a leading public relations and government relations firm, is seeking a public relations account executive with at least three years of experience in a public relations or communications-related field. Applicants must be ready to contribute to a fast-paced agency and provide the highest-quality client service. In addition to good writing and media relations expertise, skills that are preferred include graphic design, presentation design, video production, social media acumen, and website development.
    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and two work samples to Sara Thatcher at sara@goffpublic.com by Monday, August 22.
    Based in Saint Paul’s popular Lowertown neighborhood, Goff Public’s company culture is built on teamwork, innovation and creativity. Goff Public has been in business since 1966 and consistently wins “best places to work” awards.

    Monday, August 08, 2016

    Colder Products Company (CPC) - Marketing Communications Manager

    Job Summary:
    The Marketing Communications Manager will work closely with Business Unit Managers and members of the marketing communications team to define and implement marketing strategies. This position will develop, implement and manage integrated marketing programs incorporating all forms of media and channels, including online, print, trade shows, advertising and other marketing programs as needed.
    Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    Integrated Marketing Campaign Design
    • Identify, develop and manage integrated campaigns. These campaigns will correspond to the Business Unit Managers annual goals and objectives.
    • Strategically integrate marketing campaigns into other marketing elements such as advertising, tradeshows, public relations, virtual classroom presentations, distributor communications, online marketing, sales tools
    Advertising Program
    • Direct the advertising agency with content for ad placements and value added opportunities
    • Manage photo shoot sessions as necessary
    • Research market and recommend advertising opportunities
    • Create content for landing pages that tie to marketing campaigns and advertising opportunities
    • Manage and create content for social media platforms
    Public Relations
    • Strategically communicate consistent messages on product releases or tradeshow releases
    • Develop public relations opportunities and releases; oversee PR agency work
    • Facilitate communication between Business Unit Managers and PR agency
    • Manage the translation process on product releases and application case studies
    • Monitor and analyze news coverage
    Trade Shows
    • Develop content for banner ads, booth graphics, direct mail, advertisements and collateral pieces for the show
    • Manage trade show planning and integrate with marketing plans, including press kits and public relations, show promotions, etc.
    • Develop presentations for use at trade show forums
    • Facilitate communication between Business Unit Managers and international offices in regards to international show planning
    Collateral
    • Write copy to be used online and in marketing collateral pieces
    • Direct the ad agency with text and either customer photos or stock photos
    • Secure application photos from existing customers
    • Edit and proof literature
    • Manage the approval process
    • Forecast literature needs
    Web site
    • Strategically develop content for online use such as product information, tradeshows, updated literature pdfs, sales tool updates, as well as content for the distributor newsletter and other communications
    Trademarks
    • Manage trademark requests from Business Unit Managers and Manufacturing and liaison and provide documentation to legal representatives
    Vendor Relations
    • Direct and manage external vendors providing graphic design, communications, video production and brand services
    Basic Qualification:
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 5+ years of experience in marketing, communications, public relations, promotions or advertising
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Intermediate level computer skills (MS Office, web savvy)
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Strong writing skills
    • Proven ability to collaborate effectively and contribute in a team environment
    • B2B marketing experience
    • Experience coordinating integrated campaigns
    Supervisory Responsibilities:
    • none
    Travel: May include up to 15%
    This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of tasks, responsibilities or duties. Colder Products Company reserves the right to amend to meet legal, business and organizational requirements as necessary.
    About CPC (Colder Products Company)
    We are Colder Products Company, the industry leader in the design and manufacture of specialized quick disconnect couplings for the life sciences, industrial, and chemical handling markets. Used around the world in a broad range of applications, connection technologies from Colder Products Company allow flexible tubing to be quickly and safely connected and disconnected, reducing spills and increasing safety. Colder Products Company, a Dover company, is based in St. Paul with global offices and operations in Europe and Asia.
    What Colder Products Company offers you:
    Over 35 years of design innovation
    Strong, consistent history of growth
    Competitive compensation package
    Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life, LTD, 401(k), profit sharing and tuition reimbursement
    Professional challenge
    Positive and collaborative work environment
    A business casual and team-oriented environment
    The opportunity to make a significant impact in a growing organization with innovative technologies
    A casual, friendly and fun workplace culture that respects your contributions


    To learn more about CPC, we invite you to explore our website at http://www.cpcworldwide.com

    Current available positions at CPC: http://www.cpcworldwide.com/About-CPC/Careers-/Jobs-Available

    Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)


    CPC is an equal opportunity employer. CPC will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

    Location: St.Paul Minnesota United States
    Application Procedures:

    Please apply by completing the online application at this link:
    https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15201691