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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Modern Promos - Account Supervisor

Modern Promos is a rapidly growing nationwide, full-service experiential and brand activation agency servicing both agencies (public relations, advertising and marketing) and brands.

If you're highly motivated to pursue a career in the advertising, public relations or marketing agency world, submit your information to us right away!

For more information regarding Modern Promos, visit our website at www.ModernPromos.com
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
Modern Promos is actively seeking ambitious, energetic and experienced Account Supervisors to grow and retain our client’s and Modern Promos business. This position oversees a portfolio of accounts or client segment and facilitates collaboration and innovation within their team and internal departments throughout all stages of development and execution. Develop and evolve vision and account plans while developing key partnerships to drive sustainable financial growth and forging strong relationships with clients.
+RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Oversees a portfolio of small accounts or collection of multiple business units for a larger client in.
  • Plays influential role in sustaining account growth, diversification and profitability.
  • Accountable for managing client relationship health, client satisfaction, and sustained year-over-year client retention for his/her designated clients.
  • Key strategic business partner, advisor and relationship lead for senior and manager-level clients in her/his account portfolio.
  • Leads efforts to qualify, assess and focus new business and new project opportunities. Participates in new business pitches for the Office, as necessary (for both existing and prospective clients).
  • Plays an influential role during the strategic planning of all new projects or engagements.
  • Uses data to provide a sharp marketing perspective and adds strategic value at every step of the creative process.
  • Serves as a key catalyst for his/her accounts. Inspires and challenges our internal teams to deliver best-in-class strategy and creative ideas for our clients.
  • Supervises, develops, trains and manages performance reviews of Client Services direct reports.
  • Partners and collaborates with all department and capability peers, execs and working teams to create smart, innovative, marketing programs and creative work that delivers results.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Demonstrates a sharp knowledge of, and thoughtful POV on, the principles of marketing, advertising, product / service innovation and media.
  • A strong aptitude for the role and impact of experiential and brand activation marketing including trade shows, street teams, shopper marketing, experiences, etc. Passionate and curious, of emerging trends in social, mobile, product and service innovation, media and tech and “consumer experiences”
  • Exposure to a diverse mix of industry category verticals a plus. Has a long history of forging strong relationships with clients
  • Solid experience in multi-channel, integrated work that demonstrates his/her versatility as a marketer and business leader.
  • Experience leading data-driven and performance-driven marketing programs. A knowledge and appreciation for how to apply data and analytics to the business.
  • Can direct, craft and deliver a strategic and persuasive presentation.
  • At times, will execute job duties of direct reports ranging from staffing and recruiting to activation coordination and logistics.
REQUIREMENTS
  • Proven working experience in Account Management, Business Development, Operations or a relevant role - Experiential, Event, Shopper, Out-of-Home, Public Relations Market knowledge A PLUS
  • Highly motivated to pursue a career in a marketing agency or PR/event planning firm environment.
  • Intermediate computer knowledge/experience with Google Drive/G Suite.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding proprietary client and field staffer information.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy, attention to details, and adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Creative thinking, strong analytical and negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication is a must
  • Experience in customer support is a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Management, Public Relations, Communications, Hospitality Management, or other related majors.
POSITIONS TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK:
Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the “core” work hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM but expect to have “wacky” schedule of random nights and weekends.

TRAVEL
Position will work from Edina, MN. Some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected dependent on client needs.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Full-Time Employees at Modern Promos, will be provided with an employee benefit package and the opportunity to be part of a rapidly expanding, industry leading and fun company!
  • Competitive compensation plus commission
  • Vacation/PTO
  • Company Google Chromebook
  • 401K
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • And much more!
You can learn more about Modern Promos by visiting our website: www.ModernPromos.com

Monday, June 19, 2017

Mall of America - Fashion PR Internship

External Description
PURPOSE: Responsible for assisting the Public Relations department in promoting Mall of America and working closely with the Mall of America Trend Specialist + Fashion PR program. Candidates should have strong interest in fashion and style as well as strong writing and communication skills. Experience in fashion, trends and retail is preferred. Must be able to confidently work and communicate clearly with a variety of personalities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Work closely with the Mall of America trend specialist to style featured outfits for media segments.
  • Work closely with Mall retailers to pull and return merchandise for media segments
  • Escort trend specialist to local TV and radio stations for media interviews and segments
  • Securely transport materials needed for media interviews and segments from the Mall of America (or another specified site) to various locations in the Twin Cities metro area
  • Research and advise Mall of America on upcoming fashion and entertainment trends for media segments and Mall of America blog
  • Assist with media segment planning
  • Book models for media segments
  • Assist in coordinating and writing blog posts for Mall of America blog
  • Maintain the safety and cleanliness of the facility
  • Answer guest's questions and provide assistance when needed
  • Escort media crews throughout Mall of America
  • Assist Mall of America public relations department in any other areas of need


PREFERRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
  • Strong interest in fashion, trends and pop culture
  • Pursuing a degree in public relations, journalism or fashion
  • Extraordinary verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of computer and word processing applications
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Assertive with a "can do" attitude and able to work independently as well as be a team player
Apply now.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Jostens - Social Media Strategist


As our Social Media Strategist you will support the Jostens’ Brand & Enterprise Marketing organization, which counsels, plans and implements communication strategies and programs to support company objectives and business growth. You will be responsible for partnering with marketing, digital and communication team members to develop the strategy and executing the integration of social media channels to actively engage consumers with the Jostens brand and products. The Social Media Strategist is responsible for content creation, delivering regular analytics, and driving strong campaign engagement performance.

Strategic planning and implementation of social media campaigns and programs
• Manage and grow social channels (Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) focusing on customer engagement and driving incremental sales
• Create social strategy, manage social media campaigns and execute day-to-day activities
• Recommend, organize and develop social media infrastructure to be leveraged across the organization
• Develop social media engagement metrics that provide a clear sense of value for social initiatives and define ROI
• Monitor effective benchmarks for measuring the impact of social media programs
• Utilize analytic tools to publish content, track, analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results
• Regularly share feedback and insights gained from social media monitoring to help team members integrate learnings into their business areas in a timely fashion
• Work with internal teams (Digital, Communications, Marketing, Creative, IT, Sales and Customer Service) to drive content and ensure Social Media aligns with overall company objectives
• Act as a thought partner and advocate for social media throughout the company
• Monitor, identify, interpret and capitalize on social media trends
• Stay informed and provide recommendations on emerging social media platforms, tools and technologies

Partner with marketing, sales and business leads to create dynamic, impactful content that introduces prospects to Jostens, reinforces relationship with existing customers and stimulates social sharing and recommendations of Jostens content, products and services

Partner with marketing team to drive the integration of social media initiatives across all channels
Partner with customer service and sales to provide targeted customer support and feedback via social networks


Qualifications


2 or more years’ experience in social media and demonstrated passion for the social media space
Proficiency in MS Office suite, as well as key Social Media Platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and YouTube (samples required)
Proven success implementing social strategies and creating multi-channel campaigns
Strong verbal, written and presentation communication skills who can also communicate creatively and in an engaging manner.
Proactive attitude with a commitment to providing premium customer service
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to work efficiently on multiple projects with tight deadlines
Ability to work 

and with cross functional teams to develop consensus within diverse groups
Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced, changing environment
Knowledge of Facebook application and tab development and basic HTML coding preferred
Motivated, results oriented and committed to providing outstanding customer experiences.

Preferred: Basic understanding of Google Analytics, or other web analytical tools. Basic understanding of Photoshop and InDesign.

Celebrating 120 years of business, Jostens has been a part of local communities, working with K-12 schools, colleges and universities, teams and affiliation groups. Representatives from Jostens touch thousands of schools and groups every day, working to make a difference with products and services that recognize accomplishments and help people tell their stories. These products, along with resources for educators, yearbook curriculum and services to help motivate and inspire like Jostens Renaissance® and Commitment to Graduate (C2G) are all designed to contribute to a positive and rewarding school experience. As a household name and leading brand in our market, we are passionate about being the most trusted partner in celebrating moments that matter.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

UnitedHealth Group - Social Media Analyst

Position Description:

This isn't packaged goods. It's a bigger challenge than that. Here you're making a difference in people's lives, starting with your own. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

UnitedHealth Group is seeking a Social Media Analyst. In this role, you will be responsible for providing actionable insights from social media and other digital channels. You will provide real - time trend and threat monitoring. Additionally, you will provide listening and analysis for campaigns and events. You are an excellent communicator who can make data easy to understand and highlight opportunities to act. You have experience working in a fast - paced agile environment, have strong project management skills, and will be able to build relationships while working in a global, geographically disbursed organization.

The Social Media Analyst is an active and critical part of the enterprise’s Digital Monitoring, Reporting and Analytics Team and helps promote and protect UnitedHealth Group’s image and reputation, mitigate risk, support organizational goals, and assist with reporting for stakeholders across the enterprise. The ideal candidate will be passionate about the digital and social media space.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan, lead, and conduct digital research for brand, industry, and trend analysis.
  • Provide analysis and reporting for social media and multi - channel marketing campaigns.
  • Provide real - time social media monitoring as part of our 24 / 7 global coverage to: Identify conversations that the enterprise should join or sustain, help Corporate Communications and business segments understand why it’s important to participate in associated engagements; Identify, size and scope potential risks, vulnerabilities, incidents, issues and situations that may lead to adverse digital and social media exposure; Detect potential crisis events and follow the enterprise’s social media crisis plan; Escalate issues, as necessary, to specific individuals / teams across the enterprise.
  • Gather data and identify insights for digital/social media measurement reports. Ability to distill large quantities of data into clear and concise insights.
  • Create and deliver data - driven presentations, reports, and dashboards that visually represent results and inform stakeholders about issues and areas of concern.
  • Develop custom reporting templates and dashboards based on business partner requirements.
  • Stay current on emerging social media tools, technologies, trends and developments.
  • Guide others in selecting metrics and measurement goals to drive business impact.
  • Assist in training and mentoring new team members how to properly use enterprise monitoring and analysis tools.


Requirements

To be considered for this position, applicants need to meet the qualifications listed in this posting.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher)
  • 2+ years of experience in social media monitoring, insight and data analysis
  • 2+ years of experience establishing / managing search terms and working with enterprise social media monitoring tools such as Sysomos, Sprinklr, or Brandwatch
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience building dashboards using Tableau
  • 2+ years of experience with web analytics using Adobe Sitecatalyst
  • Experience working as part of a global, geographically distributed team
Soft Skills:
  • Highly self - directed and resourceful to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate technical and metrics - based information to non - technical audiences.
UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high - performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


Apply now.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Forterra - Marketing Manager

Forterra is a leading manufacturer of pipe and products in the U.S. and Eastern Canada for a variety of water-related infrastructure applications including water transmission, distribution and drainage. The company generated pro forma net sales of $1.7 billion in 2015.  Based in Irving, Texas, Forterra employs more than 6,000 people and operates more than 110 facilities, with products available throughout the U.S. and Eastern Canada. 

Bio Clean, a Forterra Company, is currently recruiting a full-time Marketing Manager at the Maple Grove location. Reporting to the National Sales Director, the Marketing Manager will collaborate with the Bio Clean senior management team to develop and lead the implementation of a marketing strategy for the business.  This position will be responsible for managing the Bio Clean’s marketing program. Incumbent will also work with members of the sales team and Forterra Corporate to build brand awareness and improve communications with customers with the goal of enhancing, expanding and sustainably grow sales revenues.

Essential Functions:
    • In conjunction with the National Sales Director, Forterra Corporate and members of the sales team, develop the marketing strategy and marketing plan designed to support Bio Clean goals, objectives and growth targets as defined in the Bio Clean Performance Contract.
    • Prepare and manage overall marketing budget.
    • Monitor, track and report industry and competitor trends to the management team.
    • Research and analyze customer feedback and insights.
    • Develop and execute promotional campaigns and related materials through advertising, public relations, web, e-mail, social media and direct mail channels.
    • Develop and manage the library of sales materials, including brochures, sell sheets, case studies, product animations, videos and photographic images.
    • Manage relationships with media to ensure the most effective messaging and positioning of the organization.
    • Monitor communications, brand usage and ensure consistent usage across all publicly circulated materials to ensure that all outward facing aspects of Bio Clean’s business meet Forterra branding objectives.
    • Organize the company's participation in tradeshows, exhibitions, conferences and seminars that have been approved by the National Sales Director or Regional Sales Director including securing exhibition space, planning booth layout, promotional campaigns and promotional materials to leverage the event while remaining within budget.
    • Report on the event and how well the key campaign was leveraged.
    • In conjunction with other team, members create and maintain current, complete and accurate lead, contact and campaign records within CRM system.
    • Assist as needed in training employees and sales channel partners to ensure they are familiar with and fully conversant with the company’s marketing materials, sales tools and their application.
    • Update and maintain the company’s CRM. Report on marketing metrics monthly. Review dashboards and reports on a regular basis and assess progress against the targets.
    • Support the Product Management and Product Development team to ensure that the product development and product enhancement programs are market led.
    • Actively support and adhere to the company’s health & safety, quality and environmental compliance programs.
    • Performs special projects or assignments as directed.
Qualifications/ Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of three-five years sales or marketing experience in a related role in water, construction or related industry.
  • Minimum of three plus years’ supervisory and/or leadership experience.
  • Solid understanding of marketing fundamentals such as market needs, structure and drivers is essential.
  • Excellent relationship and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a variety of people and personalities.
  • Creative thinker.
  • Strong technical writing abilities. Excellent written and verbal communications skills along with strong presentation skills.
  • Solid business acumen.
  • Self-motivated, fast learner, shows initiative, willing to seek out information to achieve goals.
  • Able to apply effective time management and self-management skills.
  • Possess thorough, organized and detail-oriented approach to work.
  • Proficient computer skills in desktop publishing, graphic design, multimedia marketing software along with Microsoft office products (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook)
  • Familiar with CRM systems such as QuickBase.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license and ability to travel over 25-30 percent of the time
Employees are critical to our overall success. We are dedicated to investing in their future to maintain long-term relationships for lasting commitments. We offer a comprehensive package of compensation and benefits programs that include medical, dental, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), flex spending, life insurance, short and long-term disability, a vision plan, vacation and ten holidays.
Forterra is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V – Forterra is a Drug Free Workplace.

Apply now.

Cargill - Truvia Social Media and Marketing Coordinator

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

 
Purpose of this position:

The Truvia® Social Media & Marketing Coordinator will work closely with the marketing team to manage all Truvia® US and Canada social media channels. The Truvia® Community Manager will work with internal and external partners (customer service, sales/marketing and agency partners) to ensure the brand’s marketing efforts on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest are executed with precision. Tasks include, but are not limited to, representing the brand on social media, providing customer service, contributing to content creation, data analysis and reporting, publishing content, channel monitoring, project management and assisting with website-related tasks.

Core Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing creative feedback / approval based on brand guidelines, securing approvals from management, legal and regulatory, and managing program timelines. 


Key Responsibilites:


30% Interact with consumer questions and feedback online and foster growth of Truvia® social communities (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Pinterest).

30% Contribute to content development (written or graphic), strategy, website management and performance analysis.

20% Manage projects, social media calendars, response matrix or other deliverables related to social media activity. 

10% Assist with other digital marketing related activity as needed. 
 
10% Execute administrative tasks as required for the Truvia marketing team with duties that include processing invoices, scheduling meetings, arranging sample shipments and booking travel.

Qualifications

 
Minimum Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree
1+ year professional business experience or equivalent:
Planning or creating social media content and conversations on behalf of a brand or organization.
Proven leadership skills, expert project management skills, and high attention to detail.
Proven experience creating, editing, and/or curating high-quality written or graphic content for the web, social media, and traditional marketing channels.
Ability to provide analysis and recommendations on social media strategies and content based on past performance, consumer insights, and other data.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).
Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
Strong sense of urgency, with the ability to meet deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adapt to a dynamic work environment.
Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
Strong collaboration skills; ability to effectively work with diverse group of people and disciplines.
Microsoft Office Suite experience: proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Ability to travel as needed.


Preferred Qualifications:


BA in Marketing, Communications, English, Creative Writing, Journalism, Visual Arts, Graphic Design, or similar.
Strong creative writer with ability to think strategically.
Experience managing creative partners to develop creative content.
Experience monitoring social channels and addressing issues and questions.
Comfortable with using data to communicate results and refine strategies.
Proven ability to manage projects and multiple priorities, with emphasis on completing work on time and within budget.
Strong collaborator; able to quickly track down answers for community questions and work with a diverse team to plan and execute social media plans.
Comfortable with duties that expand their job description.
Basic understanding and interest in commercial business endeavors (consumer purchase behavior, new product development, product profitability, customer influence).
Interested in food and working in a corporate environment.
 Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
 

Friday, June 09, 2017

Hennepin County - Communications Specialist, Principal


The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include:
  • Provide strategic communication and public relations consulting services; generate ideas and help determine the best communication strategy and solution.
  • Develop and implement communication plans; evaluate communication plan results, prepare reports, and make recommendations for future efforts.
  • Craft communication plans, key messages and communication approaches for various topics and audiences; ensure communication is in accordance with county policy guidelines.
  • Write, edit, prepare and produce a variety of public information/communication messages, distribute via appropriate internal and external communication channels.
  • Identify gaps in communications, develop/recommend strategies, implement solutions, and present results to management.
  • Manage the brand that is used on all communications; ensure consistency in messaging.
  • Determine presentation materials and coach managers for presentations, public meetings and media interviews.
  • Provide communication assistance during emergencies; collaborate with other agencies on local, statewide, regional and national emergencies.
Best Qualified Candidates will have:
  • One of the following:
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in journalism, English, communications, mass communications, marketing, media studies, graphic design, photojournalism, telecommunications, visual communications, public administration or a closely-related field and three years or more of related professional experience reporting or media relations.
    • Two years of college and five years or more of related professional experience reporting or media relations.
    • Note: Experience can be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
  • Experience:
    • Working in a large organizations (1,500 or more staff), the public sector, government, and/or human services.
    • Developing and executing communication plans involving earned and paid media.
    • Writing news and feature stories.
    • Editing content.
    • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships within all levels of the organization including a proven track record of excellent leadership skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple assignments and tasks.
  • Strong collaborative skills and the ability to communicate effectively with subject-matter experts, writers, editors, designers, photographers, and videographers.
  • Ability to:
    • Work well under the pressure of deadlines, sometimes outside regular business hours.
    • Synthesize large amounts of information into manageable, well-written content.

Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates may be required to bring work samples and complete a background check.

Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.


Your future. Made here.

Thursday, June 08, 2017

City of Edina - Communications Intern I or II


The City of Edina is accepting applications for an intern to assist in the Communications & Technology Services Department during the 2017/2018 school year.  The intern will write newsletter articles and press releases, take photographs for various publications and the website, support video production, assist with website maintenance, work on special projects and handle miscellaneous administrative and clerical duties.
 Qualifications:
Requirements include strong interpersonal skills; major in communications or related field; junior or senior coursework in communications, public relations, marketing or journalism; and experience with Microsoft software.  Experience in graphic design, website design or video production a plus.

 Supplemental Information:
This position will work a minimum of 16 hours per week, with availability to work up to 40 hours per week from August or September 2017 to May or June of 2018.


Apply Now.

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

MARCOMM Inc - Event Manager

The Event Manager will help build our brand and strengthen our culture through effective planning, and execution of both internal and customer-facing events. This role includes ample room for collaboration on strategy, creativity and making a BIG impact to internal stakeholders, the bottom line and, above all, our customers!

Overview:
The Event Manager will develop objectives and strategies for the overall effectiveness and execution of marketing events, such as trade shows and/or customer related events. You will manage and execute projects and marketing plans intended to maximize company exposure and produce sales leads. Determine show participation and calendar of events. Work with internal/external resources to obtain needed materials and services. Determine selection and training of staff. Direct exhibit design program including production. Negotiate contracts and manages relationships with outside vendors. Prepare ROI evaluations of events

Events include, but are not limited to industry related national tradeshows, sales meetings, focus groups, internal meetings and special corporate events.
Roles/Responsibilities:
  • Manage the planning, logistics and execution of all details for national industry tradeshows, internal and external meetings and events.
  • Sourcing: Hotel selection, event venues
  • Contract negotiations: Hotel rooms/meeting space, food and beverage selections, arrangements for audio visual service, transportation, etc.
  • Vendor management and staffing.
  • Partnering with internal stakeholder to lead the planning meetings/calls & deliverable updates
  • Manage budget reporting, including budget tracking, invoices, reconciliation of programs, contracts, and permits, all team briefings/debriefings, metrics tracking.
Experience/Skills:
  • 5+ years of experience in positions of increasing responsibility within the events industry. 
  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant applicable experience 
  • Proven ability to effectively negotiate deadlines and deliverables, and manage complex timelines, particularly among cross-functional groups. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organization skills. 
  • Demonstrate strong strategic, analytical and creative problem-solving abilities. 
  • Can successfully negotiate and manage 3rd party relationships 
  • Demonstrates budget and financial management with every project assigned. 
  • Demonstrates decisiveness when needed and embodies grace under pressure. 
  • Thrives on collaboration, problem solving and accomplishing shared goals in a team environment. 
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, including the ability to comfortably articulate oneself to decision makers at a variety of levels. 
  • Ability to effectively lead cross-functional teams to achieve project goals and deliverables. 
  • Able to work independently, requiring little direction 
  • Proven ability to work in a rigorous, fast-moving work environment 
MARCOMM Inc. is headquartered in the Minneapolis. The types of Marketing, Interactive, Tech. and Creative jobs we offer 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. Learn more at: www.marcommdept.com

Monday, June 05, 2017

Exponent PR - Content Developer - Health

The content developer account executive collaboratively researches and develops content for multiple communications vehicles and platforms, applying knowledge and understanding of audiences, industries, legal and regulatory requirements, products and processes to provide relevant, valuable information.
Responsibilities:
  • Research, write and edit copy for feature articles, brochures, audiovisual presentations, websites, sales materials, white papers, meeting/roundtable proceedings, conference messaging, videos, training modules, newsletters/enewsletters, eblasts, social media and other communications vehicles for clients
  • Ensure messaging is consistent with brand positioning and tone
  • Manage/provide reference materials and claims documents as required by client protocol and regulatory requirements
  • Routinely review industry journals, trade publications and online information; share relevant articles and competitive information with colleagues
  • Understand and follow client and industry style guides
  • Follow work through the development and production process to ensure high-quality, flawless, strategic execution
  • Engage in individual learning and industry activities to gain additional content and audience understanding and to learn client businesses
Required Skills:
  • Experience translating medical/scientific data into compelling marketing messages for medical professionals and/or patients
  • Works well in a collaborative environment, considerate of others
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to persuade, present and champion concepts and content within teams and with clients as needed
  • Confident and resourceful, with the ability to effectively address problems and challenges
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Excellent research and interviewing skills, able to identify and apply useful data and other information to content development needs
  • Superior grasp of grammar, spelling, punctuation, headline writing, story structure and other mechanics
Qualified Skills:
  • Understanding of best practices in technical and medical writing, video development, website content and social media as required
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 Blu Dot, CHS, Cenex Convenience Stores, Duluth Trading Company, DuPont, Florida’s Natural, Granular, Grain Belt, Medtronic, the Peanut and Tree Nut Processors Association, the Progressive Agriculture Foundation, the 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.

Apply now.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Navegate - Marketing Intern

Interested in a marketing career? What is this glamorous world of marketing? Maybe you should try it while you can still change your major.

Picture it  
Get your summer started with a bang doing something that counts. Yes, it pays, but you'll also get a feel for a startup marketing department. Every day is different. You help by organizing projects, contacting constituents and keeping things on track. We have more than we can get done, talented staff, a great brand, a working coffee maker, and a lot to do. Did I mention we're busy? Do you like coffee? You can make a difference. And later, when you're looking for a real job, people will ask you about it.

Navegate is an innovative company whose award-winning technology is revolutionizing the industry with every quote, every transport, every shipment and every purchase order. With offices strategically located in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Chicago, Sioux Falls, Mendota Heights and St. Paul, we are a global company with local roots. If you are ready to be hands on, with the brakes off, let’s talk.

Why you’ll like it here
  • It's about marketing - brands, colors, graphics and words!
  • Marketing is more fun than sales
  • Not a lot of micro-managing
  • You might have to manage yourself (a lot)
  • $12/hr
  • Free food (sometimes)
  • Lunch with the cool kids outside on our terrace
  • You can wear sunglasses inside
 Your job description
  • Our marketing leader is pulled in multiple directions
  • Help him get stuff done
  • Organize - create the marketing calendar 
  • Ask questions & show initiative
  • Ask other people questions too
How to get your foot in the door
  • Bachelor’s degree is desired, but we have indispensable employees without one
  • An interest in marketing and all the rights and obligations tied to the mantle of being "in marketing"
  • Comfort using computers and technological software
  • Ability to multitask (if you can juggle four bananas while answering the phone and speaking to someone on the other side of the world while checking your email, you will probably be alright here)
  • Excellent communication skills (talking, speaking on the phone, emailing, texting, carrier pigeons, etc.)
Apply Now.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Hammer Made - Marketing Manager

Hammer Made - Minnesota Hammer Made is seeking a highly creative, ambitious and dynamic marketing and advertising professional to join our company.

Job title Marketing Manager

Reports to EVP

Job Purpose Our Marketing Manager will oversee brand and communication strategy while helping us develop award winning marketing campaigns. You will collaborate with our leadership team to develop and execute product introductions, marketing materials, websites, email and social communication, press releases and overall written correspondence. You should have 3+ years of marketing and/or advertising experience, superior creative and technical writing skills and have a background in digital media and analytics. You should have a keen eye for art and design, a knack for producing edgy and concise copy and a passion for what you do. 


Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop, manage and oversee Hammer Made’s communication, branding and advertising initiatives
  • Create, write and edit sales collateral, newsletters, and email marketing
  • Manage, write and develop Hammer Made’s social media initiatives.  Work with internal stakeholders across the organization to develop creative solutions and communication plans
  • Serve as liaison with PR and news agencies, where needed.
  • Experience in coordinating and staging photo and video shoots for use in company campaigns
  • Graphic Design capabilities or the ability to manage contract graphic designers.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in marketing, advertising, communication and public relations in an agency or corporate setting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Communication  Strong interpersonal skills that can work across multi-functional areas
  • Proven project management capabilities
  • Superior creative and technical written, oral and copy editing skills.
  • Highly proficient with social media channel content management and idea generation
  • Experience managing Graphic Designers
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with limited direction
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to transform ideas into meaningful and easy to understand marketing.
  • Ability to be creative and think outside of the box
  • Knowledge of or proficiency in email management systems, Adobe Photoshop and ability to learn other resources as needed.

  • Apply now.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Crayola - Marketing Assistant

At the Crayola Experience, we are ambassadors for the power of color and creativity. Each day, we help children discover the magic of color through hands-on experiences that allow them to express their unique ideas so they blossom into inspired, original adults. Help children discover the magic by joining us as a...

Marketing Assistant
Crayola Experience Mall of America

This position is responsible for executing of various Marketing plans and programs including media, promotions, online, social media, PR and partnerships. Position also helps manage internal and external communications with team members as well as guests. Required to work weekends, evenings and holidays.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Drives ticket sales by implementing CE marketing plan tactics throughout the year.
• Responsible for developing relationships & coordinating full trade with various media outlets throughout the year.
• Manages execution of all marketing analysis and reporting including promotions ROI, social media activity, guest feedback results, etc.
• Responsible for the development of content for the website, social media posts, blog posts and press releases.
• Manages all website revisions through SiteCore system.
• Responsible for email blast program including all email blasts to various target audiences (general, annual pass & group sales) & email list database management.
• Responsible for execution of attraction theming programs, local marketing opportunities, brochure distribution programs, marketing collateral updates, etc.
• Collaborates with The Crayola Store, Admissions and Attractions teams to help execute any and all special events/programs to ensure seamless execution.
• Executes Market Research to guide decision making and marketing analytics to provide insight for business decisions.
• Develops relationships with current and future promotional partners and distributes all marketing collateral when necessary.
• Implements social media posts & PR activities/reporting.

Requirements
JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

• BS/BA degree (Marketing or Business degree preferred) and two years general business experience or 4 years experience in an advertising or marketing
• Proficient in MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Lotus Notes experience preferred
• Familiarity with email marketing systems (such as constant contact) & website management tools (such as SiteCore) a plus.
• Creative writing skills
• Understands various social media platforms
• Good organizational skills with ability to handle several projects
• General business management skills
• Good communication and presentation skills
• Innovative thinker
•Willingness to explore and learn new tasks
• Detail oriented
• Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
• Demonstrated ability to direct cross functional peers on projects where they are leading.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move over 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

We offer competitive salary, outstanding benefits and the potential for advancement through the use of creative abilities. No phone calls please. 


Apply now.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Sleep Number - Digital Media Planner

Overview:

The Digital Media Planner is a crucial position working in conjunction with the media, marketing planning and content teams to develop and execute social and digital media plans that achieve business objectives. This role drives innovation at both the strategic and execution level, and cultivates key partnerships to deliver the best digital media opportunities across social channels in addition to other media channels including display, mobile, and video. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in social planning and buying, but also be knowledgeable across the entire programmatic landscape.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage social and programmatic buys including plan development, audience selection , optimization, and reporting
  • Develop and execute strong and effective social media plans incorporating programmatic, display, mobile and video based on sound strategies and research
  • Participate in overall media strategy development and participate in group brainstorming sessions with the intention of bringing great ideas to life
  • Supervise insertion order process and ensure adherence to budgets, terms and conditions
  • Work with creative partners on ad development to ensure media and creative strategies work in harmony
  • Work with Digital Media Manager to ensure plans are on strategy and meet objectives
  • Utilize data to configure, operate and optimize campaigns to meet company objectives
  • Lead analysis on media delivery, performance, trends and future implications and make optimizations based on insights from varying sources
  • Work with Ad Operations Manager and Analytics team to ensure proper technical set-up for tracking, testing, reporting, and optimization
  • Manage relationships with relevant outside partners
  • Seek new trends and opportunities within the industry within display, mobile, social and video; develop POVs to share with media team

Qualifications:

Experience, Education & Certifications:
  • 3-5 years of related experience required.
  • BA/BS required
Knowledge, skills & abilities:
  • Experience with Social-specific platforms (e.g. Facebook Business Manager, Twitter ads, Snapchat ad platform)
  • Experience with media buying technologies such as social buying platforms, DSPs (DataXu a plus), third party ad servers, and web analytics platforms (Adobe a plus)
  • Experience working across media functions
  • Experience executing programmatic and social buys
  • Agency experience a plus
  • Advance computer knowledge (Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Strong analytical thinking skills
  • Ability to communicate with simplicity and influence broadly
  • Able to work independently and have excellent time management skills
  • Problem solver with the ability to develop creative solutions
  • Organized, and detail-oriented with strong attention to follow-through
  • Nimble and flexible to succeed in a fast-paced environment and balance multiple projects
Working Conditions (if applicable): Standard office environment

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The College of St. Scholastica - Manager, Web Design


Job Summary: Responsible for managing the College’s web presence, social media and automated marketing systems.

• Manages the content, design, development and maintenance of the College’s web presence through an inclusive lens to align with college priorities and Benedictine Values; establishes and ensures adherence to web content and design standards/guidelines to ensure consistency; manages current iteration of web presence and creates strategies for future developments/enhancements; coordinates activities with IT and other College departments/users; manages content to include copy-writing, front-end design and development, photo editing and CMS management; coordinates efforts with vendors on testing, analytics, data development and design.
• Implements and enforces procedures and standards for digital internal communications.
• Manages all facets of the College’s Marketing Automation System that executes email campaigns; develops campaign strategies and email design; coordinates efforts with stakeholders in College departments.
• Oversees other digital systems related to activities; ensures calendaring system is operational and integrated with College web Presence; oversees additional email systems.
• Plans, organizes, administers, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned staff and students.
• Recommends selection of staff; trains staff and provides for their professional development; administers discipline as required.
• Develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the team.
• Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the department’s service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team.

Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing, or related field; AND four (4) years of professional experience in communications, marketing and public relations operations; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Required Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of:
• Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation and evaluation, and the supervision of employees.
• Principles and practices of developing teams, motivating employees and managing in a team environment.
• Principles and practices of social media systems and capabilities.
• Principles and practices of program development and implementation.
• Principles, practices and methods of need assessments and program evaluation.
• Principles and practices of public information, media relations and effective community outreach.
• Principles and methods of developing effective cross-cultural informational and educational materials.
• Computer systems and applications related to the work.
Skill in:
• Commitment to inclusive excellence as an expression of the Benedictine values of the College of St. Scholastica.
• Planning, organizing, supervising, reviewing and evaluating the work of others.
• Training others in policies and procedures related to the work.
• Developing and maintaining effective social media and web-based communications and marketing initiatives.
• Preparing and editing effective written informational and marketing materials.
• Creating, planning, implementing and managing a wide-range of programs.
• Exercising sound independent judgment within general procedural guidelines.
• Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
• Utilizing web related systems and applications in an efficient and effective manner.
• Developing effective work teams and motivating individuals to meet goals and objectives and provide customer services in the most cost effective and efficient manner.
• Preparing clear, concise and complete reports, correspondence and other written materials.
• Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.
• Establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with coworkers and students.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone; strength to lift and carry up to 20 pounds.

Apply now.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

City Pages - Marketing Intern

City Pages has an exciting opportunity for a part-time, paid Marketing Intern. The hours and length are negotiable depending on student’s schedule. The internship targets college and graduate students who are interested in pursuing careers in marketing, media, event planning or sales.
Interns can expect to get hands on experience with social media management, planning and executing for City Pages signature events, sales knowledge, innovative projects to engage and expand the readers of the reputable City Pages weekly publication.
Interns are paid $10 an hour | 10-15 hours a week
  • This opportunity allows students to get real-world experience in a major daily news environment.
  •  Our interns will report directly to the Marketing Coordinator and Marketing Director. They will also interact with Sales Reps, Graphic Designers, CP digital, and Managers.
  • Majority of the internship is in the City Pages office. Various work will include being off site to advance the street team, work signature events and attend meetings with clients.
Qualifications:
Most successful applicants have:
  • Completed at least their sophomore year in college
  • Acquired excellent time management, organizational and detail orientated skills
  • Experience with marketing and promotions
  • Are current with the trends of social media
We’re looking for a transcendent marketing pioneer who is hungry for knowledge and experience within marketing at a media company. The Marketing Intern at City Pages has the opportunity to network with an unlimited amount of Twin Cities businesses and companies behind the computer and face to face in meetings and at events. 
EOE

Apply now.

Be The Match - PR Intern

The public relations intern will work primarily with marketing staff focused on raising awareness of the Be The Match brand and key organization focus areas through message development, content strategy, thought leadership, influencer relations and media relations. The person in this role will be assigned projects and mentors to help him or her gain a better understanding of communications best practices, standards of performance and office culture. This is a hands-on internship that will provide the opportunity to make valuable contributions to our life saving work. 

Minimum Education:             
Currently enrolled in a marketing/public relations-focused Bachelor’s degree program at a college or university. Completed at least two years of
relevant coursework.

Minimum Experience:            
One previous internship preferred. Qualified applicants will possess polished and articulate communication skills, the ability to
prioritize multiple concurrent tasks and meet tight deadlines, possess strong written and editing skills, be extremely
detail oriented and have related marketing experience. The ideal candidate will have prior experience with developing
and launching various marketing executions and interest in social marketing (i.e. LinkedIn Campaigns). Proficiency
with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, required; Microsoft Project experience, a plus.


Key Skills:                              
Strong time management skills. A passion for staying on top of trends in marketing and communications. Attention to detail, as well as strong written
and verbal communications skills. Understanding of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet search applications.  

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Fagron - Marketing Communication Specialist

About the job

This position will be responsible for developing, executing, and monitoring multi-channel marketing campaigns including digital, social, print, events and other marketing collateral in support of defined marketing objectives.
  • Prepare, plan and support the execution of publicity, promotional and commercial activities.
  • Create Fagron sterile services and institutional sales marketing materials (FSS and JCB Labs) - including brochures, advertising, email, web, social media, and other promotional materials in conjunction with Marketing Management.
  • Request translation service of marketing materials, as needed.
  • Work with advertisers for timely and useable ad submissions.
  • Copyedit, proofread, and revise communications.
  • Recommend, implement and maintain website updates.
  • Research and report on media coverage, tactical success metrics and industry trends.
  • Organize exhibitions and events.
  • Implement innovative eMarketing and web-based campaigns.
  • Manage and maintain the compliance and brand guidelines on all forms of marketing communications.
  • Support and update integrated communications calendar.
  • Partner with internal and external customers/vendors to execute materials, including advertisement, graphics, educational events and promotional items.

Set yourself apart

You should possess the following qualifications, background and abilities:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or related field.
  • 3 years of marketing communications experience.
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent verbal, written and analytical skills.
  • Background in implementing CRM strategies, Salesforce experience preferred.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and deliverable deadlines in a fast paced work environment.
  • Experience writing, editing and measuring the effectiveness of marketing communications in a highly regulated environment. 
  • Experience in marketing Healthcare, 503B Outsourcing Facilities, Institutional Sales, preferred but not required.
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat PRO, Premier Pro, etc.) and InDesign capabilities, a plus.

What’s on offer?

Fagron offers exciting opportunities for personal and professional growth. We provide an open and truly dynamic environment which supports and encourages you to develop your skills and talents.

Apply now.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Media Relations Agency - Event Marketing Internship

Event Marketing Internship

Are you looking for some experience? Do you have a flexible schedule?  Our internship program is designed to provide students with opportunities to learn more about their fields of interest and gain valuable experience in the industry. Internships are offered on an unpaid basis, and must be taken for credit.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work to plan and execute events
  • Assist on writing copy materials
  • Organization of client database
  • Call out to clients and prospects to verify company information
  • Assist with projects in the areas of marketing and events planning
  • Assist in the development of event materials and arranging into reports
  • Participate in team meetings and brainstorming sessions
  • General administrative tasks
EXPECTATIONS:
  • Well-organized with the ability to work on several projects at the same time
  • Good writing and editing skills a plus
  • Knowledge of Google apps, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint helpful
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately with great attention to detail and an eye for consistency
  • Sense of humor
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn about business and public relations
  • Willing to abide by the policies and procedures of Media Relations, Inc.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Currently pursuing a degree in Marketing, Event Marketing, Communications or other related field
  • Able to work at least 10 hours per week
  • It is the student’s responsibility to seek possible credit for this internship.

Monday, May 08, 2017

Zumbrota Ford - Social Media Intern

About Us:
Zumbrota Ford has been family owned since 1999. The success of our employees and the satisfaction of our customers are very important to us. The longevity of our business success and growth is rooted in the simple philosophy to grown our employees and treat our customers with the respect and courtesy they deserve.

What We’re Looking For:
Zumbrota Ford is seeking a Social Media Intern to join our winning team. If you are looking to develop professionally and be a part of a fun and flexible work team – apply today!

Benefits:
  • Family Owned since 1999
  • Opportunity for growth internally
  • Earned #1 Ford Dealership award in the state of Minnesota 4 years in a row
  • Free lunch on Saturdays
  • Closed on Sundays
  • Closed on Major Holidays
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Great Perks!

Responsibilities:
  • Work with Manager to create and implement campaigns
  • Develop content for Social Media platforms on a daily and weekly basis for company promotions
  • Monitor analytics with Management team
  • Create engaging social media content
  • Assist in general distribution of media alerts

Qualifications:
  • Ability to work hard with limited supervision
  • Previous experience in social media/marketing
  • In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest and Google+
  • Experience with social media analytics, including Google Analytics and Facebook Insights
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop

Humera - Senior Marketing Communications Specialist

    Humera is seeking an experienced, high-caliber, Marketing Communications Senior Specialist for our client in St. Paul. This is a long term contract position. The Global Marketing Communications Senior Specialist for Heart Failure is responsible for initiating, creating and executing global product launch plans and/or global campaigns across multiple communication channels and geographies.
    The Marketing Communications Specialists will enable sales and build the client's brand. This role must demonstrate an understanding of the business, product, customer, distribution channels, and competitors while applying their perspective and expertise in best–in-class marketing communications through the development of strategies and execution of global plans.
This role will support the Heart Failure business and marketing strategies while ensuring consistency and alignment with Global Communications brand and policies.
Duties
  • Develop and execute measurable, multi-channel communications strategies and campaigns to support the commercialization of solutions globally
  • Partner to create and execute campaigns in specific geographies, such as the U.S., Europe or Asia
  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding about the nuances of different global geographies and selling divisions to ensure communications campaigns enable the sales organizations
  • Develop campaign briefs with marketing counterpart(s) to help support business/marketing goals
  • Produce communications materials using established department procedures and tools.
  • Contribute to global product positioning, messaging, naming and creative development working with manager.
  • Contribute to the development of the communications annual operating plan and budget plan
  • Manage projects within allocated budget, proposing cost-saving measures where appropriate
  • Ensure metrics are established and tracked for each campaign/product launched
  • Collaborate closely with peers in Marketing and Marketing Communications; Project Management, Operations, Digital, Brand, Events, Creative Services, Public Relations, and Internal Communications to align on product launches, campaigns, process, strategies, best practices and efficiencies
  • For all print and digital collateral and support materials, maintain appropriate compliance usage and adequate inventory to support internal and external customers
  • Partner with outside agencies/vendors to ensure initiatives meet expectations
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities, as assigned
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, English or equivalent

  • Five years professional experience in marketing communications, advertising or other similar field

  • Medical Device Industry or another regulated industry experience preferred

  • Heart Failure or Cardiology experience preferred
    .
  • Skill and track record to think strategically and act tactically

  • Proven abiliy to meet deadlines and successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously with strong attention to detail

  • Self-starter who has the ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment

  • Strong verbal and written communications to effectively communicate at multiple levels within the organization.

  • Proficient w/ MS Office including PowerPoint and Excel software

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance; some travel may be required

    Qualified Candidates must have:
  • Five years professional experience in marketing communications, advertising or other similar field

  • Prior experience developing and executing measurable, multi-channel communications strategies and campaigns to support the commercialization of solutions globally

  • Proficient in the use of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat), working knowledge of Dreamweaver and proficient in the use Microsoft Office 2010 Additional Experience: Prior related working experience in the medical device (or other federally regulated) industry
Post Date: 05.06.2017
Salary: Contact for Rate
Shift: 1st

Apply now.

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Jefferson Lines - Marketing Intern

Jefferson Lines is looking for a part-time Marketing Intern at our corporate office located in Minneapolis, MN!

The Marketing Intern would provide support to the Marketing and Sales groups at Jefferson Lines. A successful candidate would be enrolled in a full-time college or university studying Marketing, business or Communications. Some Marketing or business experience is a plus.

Jefferson Lines offers a great work environment and a never-ending opportunity to succeed.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with the Marketing team on projects such as radio, newspaper, digital marketing and social media within multiple geographical markets

Manage and execute Marketing and Sales operation analysis for the organization

Assist with Marketing campaign materials, programs and related items

Track and maintain Marketing spend allocated to projects and specific markets

Maintain programs and reports using Microsoft Office products and internal systems

Assist with coordination and facilitation of Marketing events

Assist with all Marketing initiatives as directed

Qualifications/Skill Requirements:
Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program

Strong written and organizational skills

Ability to multitask and take initiative

Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Possess strong verbal and written ethic and positive attitude

Ability to take direction and absorb information quickly


Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Room & Board - Communications Associate

Overview:

Room & Board, a modern furniture and accessories retailer, has a newly-created opportunity for a Communications Associate to manage the voice of our external employment brand. This individual will build awareness about our employment culture as well as promote current career opportunities. In this part-time role (3 to 4 days a week) with full benefits, you will be a member of the Internal Communications team in the Human Resources department and will partner with the Recruitment and Marketing teams.
Responsibilities:
  • Refine and strengthen our employment hallmarks
  • Update our Careers site content
  • Strengthen our employment presence on social media
  • Create recruitment collateral
  • Manage opportunities for external employment recognition
  • Draft engaging internal communication stories
Recommended Experience:
  • Three to five years of hands-on experience in marketing content execution and social media strategies with a passion for employment branding
  • Experience with brand positioning, value propositions and consistently communicating key messages in written and image form
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field, or equivalent experience
To learn more about working at Room & Board, please visit our Careers site.
Room & Board is an environment of inclusion.