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Friday, September 30, 2016

Welsh & Colliers International - Public Relations and Content Manager


Job Overview
In the Welsh & Colliers International | MSP Marketing Department, we are committed to raising our profile through effective media engagement and public relations. We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague to join the team.

The PR and Content Manager is responsible for managing and growing our media presence within the Twin Cities commercial real estate industry by working closely with our Marketing Director to identify and cultivate Welsh & Colliers stories that support our overall positioning strategy.

The Manager will work with a variety of stakeholders from across business lines including senior executives, local brokerage and service professionals, marketing and digital team, and research staff. They will proactively target key markets and services to identify stories to pitch to the media as well as author and manage content for dissemination through other communication channels such as digital, social and internal communications.  

Our ideal candidate is passionate about public relations and content development with an outgoing personality. This candidate has a proven track record of building brand reputation through strategic media engagement and brings creative ideas to developing content and pitching stories. 

Primary Responsibilities
The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include the following specific tasks. Other duties may be assigned at any time.

  • Assist Marketing Director with the development and execution of innovative communication and marketing plans to support company leaders, multiple company divisions, human resources and more.
  • Source, write and distribute press releases. Serve as a media contact, develop and coordinate media stories and pitches, track results, and proactively manage relationships with targeted media outlets.
  • Responsible for writing and editing content for award submissions, social media outlets, white papers and reports, proposals, staff biographies, newsletters, assigned company collateral, email marketing campaigns, web content and other assigned projects.
  • Evaluate internal and external communication plans and recommend change or innovation as appropriate. Stay informed of trends and opportunities.
  • Prepare company leaders and representatives with effective communication tools for both written and oral delivery. Participate in training sessions as needed.
  • Assist with the maintenance and enhancements of company’s online presence and social media program.
  • Coordinate and strengthen company’s internal communications programs; write and edit employee communications; maintain and enhance intranet.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the primary duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Experience
  • Four year degree in marketing, communications, journalism or public relations.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in an agency, media, or internal marketing communications department.
  • Experience in the commercial real estate industry or professional services industry is preferred.
     
Knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently on self-directed projects and to collaborate in a team environment when needed.
  • Strong project management skills; highly organized with proven ability to prioritize responsibilities, handle multiple deadlines, and be proactive and productive in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Excellent communicator.
  • Excellent writing skills/experience and attention to detail a must.
  • Experience in writing press releases and in building media relations a must.
  • Knowledge of AP Stylebook guidelines.
  • Experience providing consultative support and driving change/innovation/best practices.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and social media communications and measurement tools preferred.
  • Experience with a CRM program and web content management program a plus.




Physical Requirements
  • Must have the ability to sit and/or stand for long periods. No ability to lift or climb is necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

work environment
The work will be performed within an office setting. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Some travel may be required.

EEO STATEMENT
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Best Representation Statement
This job description is written to the best of our knowledge as of the date of this document. All job descriptions are subject to change without notice based on business needs. 

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Cargill - Marketing Assistant Intern

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Description

Position Objective:

At Cargill Risk Management, we look for team members with resiliency, perseverance, and high customer focus.
This is a dynamic environment offering the right individual the ability to develop new skills in today’s complex commodities markets. As a pioneer and a global leader in providing risk management solutions, our business is about partnering with customers to understand their commodity exposure and structuring risk management (over-the-counter) products to meet those needs. Our financial solutions help customers protect margins, secure budgets, hedge against inflation, minimize volatility, and maintain a competitive edgeOur team delivers these solutions through our 16  global offices, including our headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  

We are seeking to hire a Marketing Assistant Intern for the Hedging Solutions team. This person will build strong relationships with our North America marketing team to serve corporate and industrial customers which include Fortune 100 companies, popular restaurant chains, food manufacturers and mid-to-large agricultural, biofuels, and animal feed companies.
 
As a member of our team, your primary focus will be to provide support and be an active contributor to our team’s growth strategy. You will be responsible for pricing quotes, executing risk management products and working cross-functionally with trading, operations and middle office and project work related to our growth strategy. This is also a unique opportunity for development into a sales representative position.
 
There’s a deep-seated sense of pride within Cargill – about our role in the world and the breadth of influence we have as a business. We know that our impact on the world begins with our actions as individuals, which is why we conduct our business with high levels of integrity, accountability and responsibility. If this sounds like a place where you can grow and thrive, we would like to hear from you.

Principal Accountabilities:

• 35% Sales Support/Customer Focus: Quoting, reviewing structures, confirming trades, manging incoming inquiries, other marketing/sales activities
• 30% Administration/Team Support: Creating and updating presentations, proofing, assisting with transaction expirations, and coordination across other functional areas or parts of Cargill
• 35% Projects: Participate in a wide variety of projects that will broaden and deepen your knowledge of Cargill and provide exposure to marketing and sales, segementation, pipeline management, and external benchmarking

Skills or Methods to Accomplish Key Areas:

• Customer Focused
• Team-oriented, fast-paced and hands-on
• Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills
• Sound judgment and decision making, even when the outcome is uncertain
• Comfort in taking and managing risks and challenging the status quo
• Strong verbal and written communication skills; with an emphasis on persuasion and negotiation
• Effective interpersonal skills to work in a team environment
• Leadership qualities of integrity, conviction and courage
• Motivated and driven to succeed
• Adaptable, flexible and able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment

 Environment:

• Quick integration into the business through clear work expectations and responsibilities
• Office setting; business casual
• The internship will be 3 months in duration
 
Job Locations:
• Based in Minneapolis, Houston or Miami
• Ability and willingness to travel as needed

Other:

• The majority of recruiting and interviewing will be done during Fall/Winter 2016
 

Qualifications

 
Required Qualifications:

• Must be graduating between December 2017 and August 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree AND be eligible for full-time employment at the time of graduation
• Overall 3.3 GPA
• Ability to relocate to Minneapolis, Houston and Miami as the business will determine internship location so willingness to intern in any of the listed locations is required
• Significant quantitative and analytical competence
• Be both an individual and team contributor
• Strong communication skills – written and spoken
• Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer

Desired Qualifications:
• Overall 3.5 GPA
• Demonstrated self-starter, entrepreneurial and innovative
• Demonstrated leadership skills
• Second language (proficient in writing, reading and speaking)
 
Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With nearly 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 143,000 employees in 67 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at www.cargill.com\careers.

 Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

TSI Incorporated - Marketing Communications Manager

Job Summary
The Marketing Communications Manager is responsible for the strategy, development and execution of marketing communications plans and programs for the entire organization. This includes the maintenance and enhancement of TSI’s corporate identity, promotional programs, corporate graphic design standards, and policies.  This individual will manage a team of marketing communications, graphic design, and event planning professionals that support the four global business units.  The Marketing Communications Manager will oversee the creation and implementation of go-to-market and product launch campaigns critical to the success of TSI’s diverse business units. 

Job Responsibilities 

Leadership:
  • Develop, coach and mentor the marketing communications, graphic design, and event planning teams
  • Lead marketing communications initiatives cross-functionally with Business Unit Directors, Product Managers, and Product Marketing Specialists
  • Define and implement marketing process improvements across the organization

Strategic Vision:
  • Execute global marketing communications strategy and the development of tools, templates and processes supporting TSI business success
  • Identify and evaluate current marketing trends and best practices supporting customer segmentation, value proposition development, customer persona, and integrated marketing campaigns
  • Optimize the marketing aspects of TSI’s digital platforms such as website and CRM, in partnership with the IT and Sales departments
  • Maintain and enhance corporate brand, identity, graphic design standards, and policies 

Tactical Execution:
  • Direct the development and execution of high impact, results-oriented annual Marketing Communications plans and programs
  • Oversee the marketing communications team’s development of compelling content for integrated marketing campaigns supporting product line and business unit value proposition messaging in partnership with Product Management, Product Marketing Specialists, and the Sales team
  • Supervise marketing communications activity including copy writing, graphic design, video production, media relations, and tradeshow management
  • Manage lead generation activities such as advertising, email blasts, webinars, trade shows, web site, and social media
  • Guide the creation of sales and marketing collateral (brochures, data sheets, brochures, white papers, videos, presentations and webinars)
  • Develop departmental budget and review business unit marketing budgets for effective utilization of marketing spend
  • Evaluate, select and manage vendors for marketing services as needed
  • Oversee the in-house copy center

Job Requirements 
Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related discipline required
  • MBA with concentration in Marketing or Communications preferred

Experience
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Marketing Communications required
  • Minimum 3 years of management experience required
  • Experience with international markets highly valued

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Proven ability to build, develop and motivate a cohesive team
  • Creative thinker with an innovative mindset and strong propensity to effectively convey thoughts and ideas
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrated effective planning and project management experience
  • Ability to understand, interpret and effectively present technical information
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and verbal communication skills
  • Continuous learner driven to succeed and achieve significant results
  • Working knowledge of CRM (SAP experience preferred) and Content Management Systems

  • Position requires limited travel, estimated up to 10%

EOE/M/W/Vet/Disability
TSI is a drug and alcohol free workplace.  Pre-employment screenings are conducted.

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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Exponent PR - Senior Account Executive

Senior Account Executive
Role
The senior account executive is primarily responsible for initiation and execution of public relations activities for assigned accounts. He or she is the client’s day-to-day contact within the agency.
Responsibilities
  • Maintain a positive relationship between agency and client
  • Understand client businesses and strategic direction
  • Develop creative ideas and solutions to address specific business challenges
  • Work with account supervisor, account planner and creative director to draft briefs that support stated strategy and positioning
  • Initiate and issue call reports and ACOs after client meetings/discussions when account executive is not present
  • Follow up on all work in progress to ensure meeting due dates are met
  • Write clear and concise communications to clients including recommendations, media materials, social media posts and presentations
  • Develop, manage and implement media relations programs, special events and social media initiatives
  • Informal mentoring of account executives and oversight of their daily work
  • Keep immediate supervisor informed to status and progress of all projects, drawing upon the supervisor for assistance and advice as needed
  • Review billing worksheets, work with accounting and production personnel to manage costs, interface with client to answer billing questions and clear up accounts receivables
  • Monitor all budget, research and production activity and communicate status of each project to appropriate agency and client personnel
  • Participate in new business as appropriate
Traits
  • Must have strong media relations experience
  • Experience marketing to teens a plus
  • Self starter, motivated, eager, inquisitive and enthusiastic
  • Confident and resourceful, can function with minimal supervision
  • Thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Has excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Learns new information quickly and understands complex concepts
  • Ability to persuade and sell ideas and recommendations to colleagues and clients
  • Demonstrates excellent written and oral communications skills
About Exponent
Exponent Public Relations is a modern agency that creates belief in its clients' brands. The agency's belief-building approach has earned national recognition, including The Holmes Report’s 2015 Boutique PR Agency of the Year. Clients include CHS, Cenex Convenience Stores, Duluth Trading Company, DuPont, Florida’s Natural, Granular, Grain Belt, Medtronic, Peanut and Tree Nut Processors Association, Progressive Agriculture Foundation, Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, Ruiz Foods, Wells Enterprises and WinField. Exponent is the public relations partner of Colle+McVoy and a member of the MDC Partners Public Relations Network. For more information, visit ExponentPR.com, Facebook.com/ExponentPR or follow on Twitter at @exponentpr.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Coborn's, Inc.- Communications and Engagement Specialist

Overview:

At Coborn's, Inc., we go all out to “Be Remarkable.” Our culture celebrates employee ideas and encourages creative innovations. We’re growing, learning, and overflowing with energy. In a dynamic atmosphere that welcomes diversity, we are investing in our employees, along with the growth of our company. Imagine your career potential in this amazing opportunity!

Coborn's, Inc. is a fast-growing employee-owned grocery retailer located the Midwest. Our grocery store formats include Coborn's, Cash Wise and Save-A-Lot stores and we offer unique online grocery home delivery services through our CobornsDelivers and Cash Wise Delivers locations. Coborn's Inc. also owns and operates liquor stores under the Coborn's Liquor, Cash Wise Liquor, Payless Liquor, and Captain Jack's brands. Additionally, our fuel and convenience division, in-house grocery warehouse and distribution center, in-house Central Bakery, and Tops Cleaners are significant assets to our operations. We also have a handful of other retail entities in the markets where the fit is right: Little Dukes, Holiday Stationstores, Ace Hardware, Caribou Coffee, Dunn Bros Coffee, and Subway. Our remarkable employees strive to inspire happiness, healthy living and simplicity for each guest at our stores. With a vibrant work environment, ongoing opportunities for career growth, and generous benefits packages for both full-time and part-time employees, Coborn's offers a bright future for all employee owners.


EEO/AA Employer - All qualified individuals, including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

The Communication and Engagement Specialist is the face of the company and the champion of employee engagement.  You will be the subject matter expert on all things communication and engagement, inspiring our employees to Be Remarkable and engaging our Guests through fun, friendly, eye catching communications while promoting Coborn’s mission, vision, and values and leading initiatives that deliver against company objectives, department goals, and the company’s brand. 

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this position:
  • is an energetic and flexible communications guru with strong creative, editing, proofreading, layout and design skills;
  • has experience managing communication between the organization and various media outlets through press releases, media events, and broadcasts. has experience sourcing and managing content development and publishing;
  • will have demonstrated creativity and proven immersion in Social Media platforms (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, etc.) and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios to drive engagement and lead generation;
  • possesses a detailed knowledge of enterprise social media best practices, as well as metrics and benchmark with which to measure effectiveness;
  • is able to work with both internal and public facing guests;
  • is self-motivated and possesses excellent organization, planning, and time management skills; works well with all levels of leadership and works with cross-functional teams; and is able to multi-task across multiple projects with varying deadlines. 

A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field preferred.  Must be able to travel regionally and locally up to 30% of the time and work outside of normal business hours.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

broadhead - PR Intern

The PR Intern will assist our agency staff in a variety of duties, which may include, but not limited to:
  • Creating and monitoring social media posts and platforms at the discretion of the public relations and account team leads.
  • Creation of video content to be used for social media.
  • Providing support to influencer and digital media relations.
  • Assisting with the creation and distribution of client information including but not limited to multi-media news releases and social media posts.
  • Writing and interviewing client experts for content development to be used in digital and print formats.
  • Leading the collection and reporting of media relations pick-ups for clients including digital and print media.
  • Managing public relations team status reports to assist in accurate and timely reporting to clients.
  • Attending and participating in client meetings, media training sessions, presentations, project management meetings and brainstorming sessions as directed.
  • Developing media lists for client and agency media relations efforts.
  • Supporting the agency's efforts by performing research activities.
Requirements:
  • We prefer current college students working toward a related bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Preference given to candidates experienced in Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator and/or iMovie/FinalCut.
  • Works successfully with close knit, collaborative, team environment.
  • Position is located in Downtown Minneapolis. We expect this to be a part-time internship for a current college student. Student must have availability to work part-time during regular work-week hours.
  • Preference will be given to students with previous internship experience and heavy social media experience.
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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Collegis Education - Communication Specialist

The Communications Specialist at Collegis Education must have excellent communication, writing and relationship building skills as well as an in-depth understanding of the web and social media. The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Public Relations/Communications and Content Marketing teams in helping elevate the brands of Collegis’ partner institutions by building relationships with key influencers and journalists as well as pitching/placing interesting stories and content, including (but not limited to) large-scale content marketing projects and college initiatives that will drive SEO.

Reporting Relationship:
The Communications Specialist will report to a Public Relations Manager.

Responsibilities:
  • Find and build relationships with bloggers, social media influencers, website owners and higher education journalists/reporters.
  • Promote content through social media platforms and other forms of outreach to support SEO initiatives.
  • Research and vet potential content partners; participate in content brainstorming sessions by sharing content ideas.
  • Collaborate with project leads to discuss project plans, strategies and results.
  • Write or pitch articles for guest posting on various online publications.
  • Develop media relations/outreach strategy for large-scale content marketing pieces.
  • Write press releases and media advisories.
  • Assist Public Relations Manager with local campus media pitching.
  • Assist with collection and editing of media clips to archive and promote on social media.
  • Monitor higher education news and trends.
  • Create monthly media dashboards to distribute to key stakeholders.
  • Help enterprise and research news story and interview segments ideas.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, or related field of study.
  • 2-3 years working in communications or public relations
  • Self-starter with strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Experience working in a matrix environment and leading cross-functional teams.
  • Comfortable and confident pulling together performance reports and insights.
  • Proven ability to think critically to synthesize and integrate information from multiple sources.
  • A commitment to maintaining the highest degree of business and personal ethics.
  • Must be adept at use of MS Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

The Company:
Collegis Education is an enrollment growth management and technology services company that offers industry-leading solutions for colleges and universities of every size in every sector. Using a proactive and analytical approach, Collegis Education empowers education institutions to make a broader impact by providing insights that help grow enrollments, improve student outcomes and optimize expenses. With several decades of experience working within the higher education industry, the team at Collegis Education was founded within the walls of a college and expanded to help change more lives through education. Currently, the infrastructures established by Collegis Education support more than 30,000 students nationwide. For more information about Collegis Education, please visit www.CollegisEducation.com.

Collegis Education is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
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Friday, September 16, 2016

Kohnstamm Communications - Consumer Account Executive



POSITION SUMMARY
Looking for a career working with fast-growth, mission-driven organic and natural food companies? Kohnstamm Communications, rated among the top 10 agencies for both food and bev PR and CSR communications by topPRagencies.com, is looking for consumer PR pros to elevate the national reputations of our newest CPG clients. Kohnstamm has represented more than 75 such “health and wellness” brands over the past 15 years, and is a nationally recognized agency at industry conferences like the Natural Products Expo, the largest global conference for natural, organic and better-for-you CPG products.
If the work sounds appealing, let’s talk culture. Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Understand the health and wellness consumer space? Have the poise to work directly with clients and meet their sometimes insatiable PR expectations? If you have at least 2-4 years of hands-on PR experience in an agency or client setting, then we want to speak with you ASAP.
We are seeking an Account Executive (AE) craving an opportunity to work closely with cutting edge, on-the-move clients and generate outstanding results at a boutique agency like ours.
Our AE will be part of  two- or three-person teams, support four client accounts at a time, and be responsible for driving client projects that directly generate transformational outcomes for very entrepreneurial natural product companies. Duties include media relations outreach, driving social media programs, and developing crisp, effective written content. Our AE needs to have a nose for being on top of our clients’ competition and industry landscape and to acquire solid knowledge in current and future food and nutrition practices and trends. A demonstrated ability to work quickly but carefully on multiple fronts, while meeting high client expectations and creating value amidst ambiguity, are key attributes for success. 
In addition to advanced communication skills (written, verbal, presentation), our AE must possess a demonstrated self-directed nature, skilled time management, and an ability to work seamlessly as part of a cohesive team. Kohnstamm is fortunate to have created a very healthy, enlivened, empowered, inclusive and upbeat group — yet to uphold this great  environment, we need to add individuals who can carry their weight — and much more.
A 25-year, 12-person PR agency located smack in downtown St. Paul, Kohnstamm Communications is committed to creating a “Best Places to Work” environment for its dedicated staff, including competitive health and dental benefits, paid downtown parking, flex time, jeans everyday, profit-sharing bonuses, and more.    

Sound like a fit?  Please contact Rebecca Zanger at Rebecca@kohnstamm.com.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Ameriprise - Public Communications Intern

The Public Communications intern will be part of a dynamic team that delivers high-quality public relations for Ameriprise Financial, a Fortune 250 company. As part of the Public Communications team, the intern will have multiple opportunities to learn and develop skills that will help them as they begin their path towards a career in public relations. Opportunities available within this internship may include:

Responsibilities:

• Writing and editing content for the Ameriprise newsroom including feature stories, commentary and story ideas
• Developing targeted media pitches for consumer and trade publications
• Reviewing and editing news releases and other communications
• Creating and updating media lists
• Conducting research on current trends
• Assisting with media outreach in local markets
• Assist in prepping Ameriprise spokespeople including senior leaders and financial advisors
• Being proactive in helping PR team develop new media strategies
• Media training
• Assisting with Ameriprise_News Twitter account


Additional Opportunities
• Networking with other summer interns and people across the company
• Participating in regularly scheduled calls with PR agency
• Attend team and department meetings where you connect with other communications and marketing professionals
• Exposure to Ameriprise executives at internship events
• Ability to participate in Young Professionals Network
• Learning about a variety of career paths

Benefits and program support

• Competitive wages
• Develop professionally and personally
• Challenging and significant work
• Exposure to senior leaders
• Network with peers and co-workers
• Involvement in the community
• Positioning for the future
• Housing for out of state students (must meet housing qualifications)


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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Allied Solutions - Manager, Marketing & Communications

The Manager of Marketing & Communication is responsible for directing the day to day operations and strategic direction of the marketing and communication team. This team is responsible for providing marketing and communications services and support to our internal business unit clients so that as a company we can promote consistent and compliant messaging and protect our brand.

Essential Functions:
  • Manage team of marketing professionals to support the marketing and communication needs of the company while ensuring consistent and compliant messaging to protect our brand.
  • Serve as senior consultant on cross-departmental or high-sensitivity projects to ensure that major initiatives are successfully executed.
  • Collaborate with 2nd VP of Marketing and Communications to develop policies and procedures for our Marketing Account Management team.
  • Manage corporate communications and support advertising/media projects so that we ensure consistent brand messaging and that we are leveraging promotional opportunities in an effort to increase sales.
Qualifications:
  • 4-year business related degree required
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience required
  • 5-8 years related experience in the following areas required:
    • Developing and implementing multi-level, integrated communications approaches
    • Managing the coordination and development of strategic marketing materials
    • Supervising people in an atmosphere of learning and development
    • Project management
  • Familiar with B2B Marketing environment preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Computer and technical skills required (e.g. Lotus Notes, MS Office Suite, SFMC, CMS and CRM tools, and Adobe Suite) preferred

Who we are.

Allied Solutions, LLC, is one of the nation’s largest financial services providers. With more than 35 years of experience in the financial service industry our aim is to be the most customer-focused and respected provider of insurance and lender products whose customized solutions help clients grow their business and more effectively manage risk.
If you’re a person who thrives in a fast-paced, team-based workplace, values an environment of diversity where wide-ranging viewpoints fuel innovation, and enjoys helping others by delivering truly personalized service, Allied Solutions could be the perfect fit!
What we offer.
We offer our employees a robust compensation package! Our comprehensive benefits includes: medical, dental and vision insurance coverage; 100% company-paid life and disability coverage, 401k options with company match,three weeks of PTO by the end of the first year and much more.
Allied proudly promotes from within as part of a strong commitment to providing career growth opportunities for employees of all levels. Our diverse business portfolio allows employees broad career options with the advantage of staying with the same organization.

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Donaldson Company - Senior Digital Marketing Specialist


As a Senior Digital Marketing Specialist at Donaldson Company, you will have tangible impact on a $2.3B company that does business in over 140 countries across the globe. As a customer focused organization in a wide range of markets, you’ll have access to a variety of career growth and development opportunities. In this role, you will support several Donaldson business units to drive brand awareness and lead generation efforts via a multitude of digital marketing channels.

Description: As a Senior Communications Specialist at Donaldson, you could expect the following responsibilities to be part of your day to day activities:

Strategic Responsibilities:
  • In collaboration with cross-functional teams, develop digital marketing strategies and programs to help achieve business goals for multiple Donaldson business units. 
  • Establish metrics & tracking protocols to ascertain if interactive marketing efforts are having their intended impact.  Provide feedback and recommendations to management.
  • Review and validate that existing marketing content is relevant; establish a content management process to review and refresh content.
Functional Responsibilities:
  • Support the creation and maintenance of external websites and apps (Utilizing various content management platforms.)
  • Leverage Google Analytics and other reporting tools to track metrics on company websites, apps, YouTube Channels, and PPC campaign performance indicators in order to improve tool effectiveness and drive business decisions.
  • Drive web-generated leads into CRM system for tracking/nurturing.
  • Ensure that websites and marketing tools are available for use in the global marketplace, including gathering input from global marketing and product management staff.
  • Create and manage e-mail marketing efforts for assigned business units.
  • Manage Donaldson YouTube presence – and other social media.
  • Manage organic search engine optimization (SEO) and paid search (PPC) efforts.
  • Create and maintain resources within our digital asset management (DAM) system.
  • Consistently apply Donaldson brand standards to all customer-facing communications.

Candidates most successful in this role possess:

Experience & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, or a related filed
  • Strong understanding of digital marketing strategy, execution, and best practices.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years digital marketing communications experience, including the development and execution of digital campaigns to create awareness and/or generate leads.
  • Experience with content management systems such as Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) or SharePoint.
  • Experience with marketing automation platforms, such as Click Dimensions.
  • Experience working with/or managing vendor relationships with marketing agencies and other external development partners.
  • Knowledge/experience with social media.
  • Basic knowledge HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and web development tools.
  • Microsoft Office software (Excel, PPT, Outlook and Word).
  • Mac OS.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Global business experience preferred – with ability to collaborate and implement interactive marketing efforts across cultures and around the world.
  • Graphic design experience (Adobe Creative Suite).
  • Digital copywriting experience/skills. 
What will make you successful at Donaldson?
  • A strong sense of collaboration and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Solid project and time management skills.
  • Being Detail oriented & organized.
  • A passion for learning and growing.
At Donaldson, we are working with businesses from all over the globe. Our work improves lives, protects the environment and enhances equipment performance. Are you ready to make a difference?