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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Thrivent Financial - Marketing Associate Support Services

Summary

      
Individual contributor role that is responsible for providing direct telephone and email support services to FRs and CET and supports the execution of assigned marketing tactics for specific marketing/tax exempt projects, strategies and programs. These associates work as part of a larger project or team to help execute various aspects of marketing/tax exempt tactics and initiatives. Additionally, this role works collaboratively with a wide range of internal stakeholders (product, creative services, and compliance) to support the development of marketing tactics systems.
         

Job Description

          
Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Respond to all incoming marketing calls and emails (from FR, OPs and/or CET) in prompt, efficient manner, giving accurate and thorough responses to requests/questions.
  • Provide support to the daily workflow of marketing materials and/or back office operations as they progress through the development process, including initial review, consultation, information gathering, minor editing, trafficking, compliance/legal review and final approval.
  • Provide guidance, education and consultation to inbound callers (FR/OP/CET) regarding the use of current marketing materials and systems, including direct mail, advertising, on demand marketing tools, and field contact opportunities.
  • Provide tactical support, report and tracking for marketing initiatives and strategies as assigned.
  • Monitor and manage inventory and fulfillment
Required Job Qualifications
  • Entry level marketing support role, requiring 0-3 years' experience in marketing or like field.
  • College degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficiency with basic technology (Word, Outlook, etc.)
Other Critical Factors
  • Ability to multi-task; manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Great listening and problem solving skills.
Apply online.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Padilla CRT - Senior Director - Health

Do you have a passion for health care communications? Are you in-tune with the health care community? Do you want to work for a firm committed to its employees and clients? We seek a Senior Director for our growing Health Sector. The ideal candidate will provide strategic client counsel, business development, account management and service across a broad health care client and revenue base.

The Senior Director is responsible for the day-to-day leadership of a variety of health care accounts, managing account teams, and driving revenue-producing growth (existing and new accounts).  He/she serves as a principal client contact (in absence of a director or account supervisor) and assumes greater responsibility for leading program planning, budgeting and staffing/billability of accounts.

 New Business Development
  • Grow business by providing leadership, direction and strategic guidance to colleagues, day-to-day teams and senior level clients
  • Responsible for organic growth of client fees/revenues with existing clients as well as for leveraging resources across practice areas to ensure cross-sector growth
  • Identify new business opportunities and contribute to overall business development planning and new client acquisitions
  • Participate in new business presentation development and pitch team
  • Help achieve practice’s revenue growth by aggressively participating in proactive new business development, including new client prospecting, content marketing development/strategies and other marketing opportunities
Client Service
  • Lead, nurture and maintain strong client relationships, providing day-to-day client support and strategic and tactical counsel
  • Direct, develop and execute communications programs to ensure they strategically achieve client’s business goals, within budget and on deadline
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively around complex health care client opportunities and challenges
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of all clients’ business and the health care industry
  • Research and counsel account teams and clients on competitive analysis on behalf of clients’ business; supports implementation and analysis of strategic research for all clients
  • Assess business landscape and provide insights to account teams to drive appropriate recommendations/actions for client needs
  • Differentiate the Padilla brand positively through agency, industry, profession or community leadership activity
Team Management
  • Lead management of account team members, establishing meaningful goals to ensure team member(s) satisfaction and retention
  • Demonstrate superior level of teamwork and client relationship-building skills
  • Educate client teams to deliver strategical professional counsel and content
  • Stay abreast of health care environment shifts, provide guidance to teams and clients
  • Develop professional and management skills of account teams; provide ongoing performance review and training opportunities
  • Lend skills, capabilities or knowledge to assist team members in problem solving on behalf of clients, teams or general management
Financial/Administrative
  • Lead, manage overall financial performance of accounts, including oversight of account staffing and financial process, including forecasting, budgeting, estimates, invoicing and collections
  • Successfully manage and grow a minimum of $750,000+ of fee income
  • Lead efforts to achieve company revenue and profitability projections
  • Oversee, plan, manage budgets and allocation of timelines and people resources to meet aggressive client growth goals
Requirements/Skills
  • Minimum of 10+ years of relevant health care communications experience, preferably in pharmaceutical and device communications
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field including but not limited to communications, public relations, marketing, advertising, journalism or business
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years management experience that includes financial, profitability oversight and extensive new business development
  • Expertise in research-based strategic program development and execution
  • Ability to maintain and expand successful client relationships
  • Proven experience hiring, motivating, growing and managing a professional communications team
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Professional presence with well-developed presentation skills
  • Ability to travel (regionally and nationally) approximately 20%
Apply online.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

NORTHLAND COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Communications/Digital Media Coordinator

Responsibilities:

Northland Community and Technical College is seeking a Communications/Digital Media Coordinator, campus location to be determined with successful candidate. The Communications/Digital Media Coordinator must be highly motivated, enthusiastic, and press releases, web and other related print marketing and promotional material.
Individual will be responsible for ensuring that content projects of all kinds are completed on schedule and meet their stated goals. Some evening and weekend hours may be required in support of special projects and events.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years of para-professional experience, OR an equivalent combination of post-secondary training, education and/or experience, that demonstrates knowledge, skills and abilities in the area of digital media communications across a wide variety of electronic media. 
  • Creative and analytic thinking skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of communication strategies and processes, including strong familiarity with social media strategies, tools and platforms. 
  • Ability to use varying styles, approaches, skills and techniques that reflect an understanding and acceptance of role of culture in a diverse multicultural workplace. 
  • Strong copywriting and proofreading skills.
  • Experience with content management systems. 
  • Video and photo production skills sufficient to provide visual content for publications and web. 
  • Working knowledge of social media including Twitter, Facebook, etc. 
  • Understanding of basic principles of marketing and ability to produce creative, original, compelling, brand compliant content and marketing materials that are audience appropriate. 
  • Familiarity with design and content aesthetics/functions specific to Web and electronic media. 
  • Ability to manage time, operate efficiently, meet deadlines for all types of production, maintain several projects at once and deal with frequent interruptions. 
  • Ability to work closely with Director of Marketing, Communications and Enrollment to develop high quality electronic communications that enhance marketing, public relations and internal communication efforts.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in communications, social media, marketing or journalism
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Proficiency in web analytics including but not limited to Google Analytics.
  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management systems.
  • Ability to vary tone and language based on medium and target audience.  

Application Procedure:

Please apply online at http://mn.gov/mmb/careers. Reference Job ID 12580.  State of Minnesota employees may apply via Self Serv.  Paper applications will not be accepted.  Applicants are encouraged to upload a resume as a Word document file and copy and paste a cover letter when completing the application process.
The Recruiting Solutions online application system also collects work preference information to match candidate interests with future openings.

Links:

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Beehive Strategic Communication - Account Supervisor



Beehive Strategic Communication is looking for an account supervisor to join our award-winning St. Paul agency. The account supervisor will lead business for agency healthcare and financial services clients. The ideal candidate has 6-7 years of public relations and strategic communication experience – both external and internal – primarily in an agency setting. (Comparable titles: account executive, senior account executive, account manager)

Beehive is best known for fresh insights, creative strategies and positive connections that create enduring value for our clients. We are inspired by the global movement toward purpose-driven businesses and are committed to using the power of communication to build better businesses for a better world. Our expertise includes research, communication strategy, brand positioning, employee engagement and internal communication, public relations, social and digital marketing, and crisis communication.

Job Responsibilities:
·         Core Skills – Strong PR, strategic communication, digital/social and presentation skills; excellent writer and editor across communications channels, industries and brand voices
·         Research – Develops effective communications plans grounded in industry and marketplace research and competitive analysis/insights; strategic thinker that drives meaningful business results
·         Client Service – Earns client confidence through solid strategic counsel; delivers insights, new ideas and high-value results; thinks big and inspires clients; acts with urgency and confidence
·         Measurement – Leads measurement plans and client reporting; ensures client has clear business results to show for investment; knowledgeable about measurement approaches and best practices; guides junior staff in measurement execution
·         Account Management – Effectively manages projects, people, timelines and budgets. Strong collaborator with account teams and clients; holds self and team accountable; effectively delegates to junior staff and manages expectations with senior account leads
·         Well-being Skills – Consistently invests in personal energy and well-being; is collaborative, creative and curious; is committed to being authentic, open and honest; acts with integrity

Qualifications:
·         Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications, marketing or related field
·         6 – 7 years of professional experience
·         Agency experience required   


Beehive People Promise
To nurture a culture that inspires and values well-being, creativity and growth so we all keep getting better.

Our team brings this to life every day by:
·         Working to our full potential and consistently delivering our best work. 
·         Building trust by taking full responsibility for our words, actions and work.
·         Working with appreciation and gratitude.
·         Investing in our personal energy/well-being to bring a positive outlook to our work, team and clients 
·         Stretching ourselves to grow, reflecting and learning from our experiences. 

Application Details
Does this sound like a culture that could inspire and engage you? A position that would challenge and excite you?

Please submit a resume and writing sample or direct questions to Rebecca Martin at rmartin@beehivepr.biz. Deadline: April 28.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Target - Sr Public Relations Associate

Similar Industry Titles and Key Words: PR Specialist, Account Manager, Senior Account Executive

About This Opportunity

Help shape one of the world’s strongest brands. Develop innovative, eye-catching campaigns that increase brand awareness, solidify guest loyalty and, ultimately, drive sales. You'll partner with internal and external teams to deliver on our Expect More. Pay Less. brand promise.

Responsible for supporting the development and implementation of comprehensive communication strategies designed to positively influence Target’s business outcomes and shape our corporate reputation.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Lead, Public Relations, you’ll …

  • Provide corporate communications and public relations support for business areas and initiatives including earnings and finance, governance and executive positioning for select members of Target’s Leadership Team. Partner with team leadership to develop and execute communication plans for key corporate events, including quarterly earnings, internal and external large-scale meetings, executive speaking engagements, news announcements
  • Support senior leadership’s communications efforts, internally and externally
  • Manage day-to-day media contact and serve as company spokesperson when relevant
  • Develop content for multiple communication vehicles, both online and print/internal and external
  • Measure and evaluate effectiveness of communication strategies
  • Manage the development of highly sensitive business information as necessary
  • Partner with peers/leaders to ensure consistent use of best practices

Requirements
  • Minimum 5 years practical experience in communications field
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Media relations experience
  • Strong comfort level engaging with C-suite leaders
  • Significant experience in financial communications, preferably with a public company
  • Some travel may be required
  • Willingness to respond to media requests and needs after hours and on weekends as needed
  • Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills
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Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Natures Way - Social Media Associate

SUMMARY
The Nature’s Way Social Media Associate will develop, lead and implement a social media strategy for Nature’s Way brands.  He/she will be responsible for partnering closely with the marketing business owners to develop and implement social media plans to accomplish business objectives, build brand awareness and drive growth.  The Social Media Associate will work collaboratively with both internal and external partners to develop and implement social media capabilities for Nature’s Way, and be responsible for ensuring those capabilities are launched, maintained and extended.  This person will serve as the go-to social resource for Nature’s Way and will be responsible for ensuring the Nature’s Way brand is built strategically via social media

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Required:  Undergraduate college degree in marketing, business, journalism or a related field.  Strong knowledge of and experience in social media, digital marketing and content strategy. Experience working across multiple social platforms with a variety of social publishing and management tools for business.  Demonstrated strong business judgment and decision-making skills.  Excellent relationship building skills, with the ability to work across teams, brands and departments to collaborate and innovate.

Preferred: Social media experience with CPG/consumer retail a plus.

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Sleep Number - Communications Specialist

Overview:

As part of Sleep Number’s corporate communications team, the Communications Specialist will work closely with the employee communications manager, and provide support to members of the public relations team by:
  • Developing, managing and executing comprehensive and innovative communication plans that drive employee engagement for a wide range of initiatives.
  • Delivering written and visual content across a variety of mediums, including internal editorial channels and a digital platform that allows employees to share curated content via social media.
  • Supporting public relations strategies that increase awareness and consideration for Sleep Number products and corporate priorities.

Responsibilities:

  • Communication planning and consulting: develop, manage and execute communication plans and programs that translate complex ideas into concise communications that tell a cohesive story, engage employees and inspire action.
  • Excellent writing: Write clear and compelling stories and other communication materials for internal and external audiences.
  • Channel management: write, format/design and publish communications, including a bi-weekly all-employee e-newsletter, intranet content and building monitor displays reaching multiple locations.
  • Content management: manage the editorial calendar and distribution logistics for companywide communications, and work with partners to identify opportunities to cross-leverage content internally and externally.
  • Social advocacy program management: manage content and user-adoption strategies for an employee social media program.
  • Research: Conduct research by collecting data and insights to inform a thoughtful and strategic communications approach.
  • Relationship management: build relationships and collaborate with key internal and external partners, subject matter experts and leadership to ensure the right audiences receive the right information at the right time.
  • Public relations support: manage daily media monitoring report and assist with other public relations activities, including writing, event support and strategic planning.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years communications, marketing, Public Relations and/or social media related background required
  • Agency experience preferred, but not required
  • 4-year bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, integrated marketing, social media, or liberal arts degree.
  • Exhibits strong writing skills.
  • Able to interact with all levels of the organization and influence decisions with tact and confidence.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, ever-changing, results-oriented environment where priorities are constantly shifting.
  • Strong customer-service orientation and interpersonal skills.
  • Fosters teamwork and collaboration to contribute to a positive workplace.
  • Able to handle highly sensitive information and situations effectively.
  • Able to organize and prioritize work, meet deadlines, solve problems, be flexible, and work independently.
  • Able to identify and follow a set timeline for approvals and distribution of content.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office suite and social media channels.

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Tuesday, April 04, 2017

FLM + Public Relations Leader

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with account teams to identify public relations and community relations opportunities from client marketing and communications plans 
  • Develops key messages for identified target audiences based on client marketing and communications goals Plans and manages special events for clients, such as community events, trade show activities, media events, field days, etc. .
  • Conducts secondary research on issues important to client’s marketing and communications environments Writes in all formats – news releases, feature stories, testimonials, media pitches, online, PowerPoint presentations 
  • Develops and manages relationships with media important to clients’ business Assists client teams in development and implementation of social media strategies 
  • As assigned, works with creative teams on concepting and development of collateral, video, exhibits and other client communication tools 
  • As assigned, provides business management support to client teams, e.g. management of specific public relations projects; writing action reports on assigned projects; development of timelines and budgets, etc.

 Skills/Capabilities:

  • Skilled communicator with excellent writing skills (writing samples may be requested) 
  • Excellent presentation skills, (must be able to present strategy, execution and measurement to both existing and prospective clients.) 
  • Proven media relations experience Proven ability to understand and interpret complex technical subjects to various stakeholder audiences 
  •  Skilled at measuring and reporting against PR efforts 
  • Creative and strategic thinker and problem solver 
  • Team player with a positive, energetic attitude 
  • Must work well under pressure and be able to manage multiple deadlines Highly proficient in 
  • MS Office, including PowerPoint
  • Experience with Cision a plus
  • Self-motivated and reliable 

 Education and Experience:
  • College degree in communications, journalism, English, marketing, agricultural business or related field 
  • Previous agency experience, preferred
  • Comprehensive understanding of the agricultural industry including turf, ornamentals/ trees and associated chemistry preferred 
  • 5-10 years proven public relations, issues management, media relations and community relations experience within the agriculture industry preferred

Monday, April 03, 2017

UnitedHealth Group - Associate Communications Specialist

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)

Positions in this function design and coordinate company communications, including internal and/or external communications.

Primary Responsibilities:
Responsible for maintaining policies and procedures and monitoring company media, which may include company websites.
May manage public relations activities, including public information and shareholder information services.
Basic, structured, standard approach to work.

Required Qualifications:
High School Diploma/GED
3+ years writing experience, in marketing, communications or public relations
3+ years editing experience
2+ years previous experience in the healthcare or insurance industry
3+ years experience using Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, data tracking systems

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors degree (or higher) in Business/Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related field preferred.

1+ years of instructional writing experience Careers with UnitedHealthcare . Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work .SM

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.


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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Great Clips - Marketing Manager

Purpose:
This position is responsible for driving profitable customer growth via the development of annual marketing calendars which accomplish the business objectives as stated in the strategic framework developed by the Director of Strategy and Planning. Oversees the Associate Marketing Manager in designated markets that provide recommendations for new salon openings, incremental, and guerrilla marketing. Serves as a mentor/coach to the Associate Marketing Manages and other members of the Marketing/Communications team.

Key Result Areas:

  • Develops, executes, and analyzes annual strategic ad fund marketing plans in collaboration with assigned markets that address brand measures and drive desired customer count growth and profit objectives using appropriate tools/analysis to support recommendations.
  • Develops comprehensive market plans, including competitive review, retail trends, media costs and trends, program results and data, marketing recommendations, and input from Business Services.
  • Provides analysis and recommendations to support franchisees ongoing marketing efforts both in new salons (through year 2) and existing salon organizations.
  • Leads, alongside Business Services, a collaborative cross functional team to test, analyze, and communicate with new franchisees opening their 1st or 2nd salon.
  • Provides recommendations to Director of Marketing Strategy and Planning on short-term and long-term ongoing marketing strategies to ensure we are positioned to deliver and leverage desire system-wide marketing programs to franchisees.
  • Manages ad fund budget dollars in assigned markets including maintaining expected cushion and managing market dollars effectively.
  • Works with Marketing Planning vendor partners to test, analyze and implement new marketing tactics. Incorporates new marketing tactics as they become part of the proven marketing mix.
Key Technical Competencies:
  • Knowledge of marketing and advertising principles and practices; ability to apply these principles and practices in the development and communication of marketing/advertising programs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with franchise service sector multi-tier industry and consumer retail businesses.
  • Customer relations skills, such as the ability to respond with a sense of urgency, and with tact and diplomacy in difficult situations.
  • Planning skills, such as identifying and sequencing action steps to achieve goals while considering possible risks.
  • Ability to effectively speak and present in public and positively reflect the company’s image as a leader in the marketplace.
  • Ability to build effective relationships across all levels, exchanging information freely and dealing well with differences of opinion or confrontation.
  • Ability to develop a complete business/marketing plan with solid financial elements.
  • Excellent financial analysis skills.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Excel and other financial programs.
  • Travel is required.
Desired Education and Experience:
This position requires a college degree and at least 8+ years of marketing management experience either on client or agency side or a combination of the two. Experience with digital marketing and knowledge of creative/branding process at client or agency side preferred.

Supervision:
This position supervises one or more Associate Marketing Managers.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities, and skills required of the position and people in the position.

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Real Appeal - Communications Manager


Real Appeal is a proprietary, 52-week intensive lifestyle intervention program that focuses on helping participants lose weight and maintain weight loss. Our goal is to mitigate or prevent obesity related issues such as pre-diabetes, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The program is delivered live over the Internet and combines entertaining and educational videos, live virtual coaching and online group participation. We sell our program directly to insurers/payers (Fortune 500 companies), who then offer it as a free benefit to employees.

Responsibilities:
  • Works with leader of Marketing & Communications to develop and produce Real Appeal’s PR & Communications strategy and plan.
  • Recommends, plans, and executes media relations strategies, in conjunction with agencies, to build Real Appeal’s reputation as a differentiated thought leader to industry and news outlets.
  • Writes and assists with articles for external publications and press releases.
  • Secures a meaningful Thought Leadership conference calendar and provides briefings to CEO for each presentation.
  • Develops professional, well-polished and engaging presentations for external needs as well as key messages and talking points for various conference agendas.
  • Achieves ongoing earned media impressions in both local and national publications.
  • Serves as champion of brand’s voice and value story. Ensuring messaging across the organization is consistent and remains true to value story and messaging architecture.
  • Drafts content for a variety of written channels and serves as reviewer of messaging across the team.
  • Responsible for managing editorial calendar of topics and proof points that supports Real Appeal’s value story to target audiences.
  • Guides editorial content strategy for external communications and digital channels (e.g. website and social media). Collaborating with video production team to produce content that substantiates Real Appeal’s differentiators.
  • Develops appropriate talking points that address clients’ and members’ understanding of the Real Appeal program.
  • Assisting with other projects as appropriate.
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree: preferably in Communications, Journalism, or Public Relations - post-graduate degree preferred
  • Minimum of 8+ years of relevant PR, Communications or Social Media experience
  • 2+ years’ experience in healthcare industry
  • 2+ years’ experience working in B2B environment
  • External communications experience, including writing public relation plans and press releases, as well as writing white papers
  • Superb writing and editing skills and a strong sense of storytelling
  • Candidate must be able to provide writing samples
  • Experience measuring and reporting on communications effectiveness
  • Core skills/attributes include: Self-driven, problem solving, business acumen, strategic thinking, results focused, good communication, relationships oriented, comfortable with shifting gears, collaborative in working with other business functions
  • Proven ability to navigate large matrixed organizations
  • Ability to be in the Twin Cities office at least 3 days a week
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $90,000.00 to $100,000.00 /year
Job Location:
  • Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN
Required education:
  • Bachelor's
Required experience:
  • healthcare industry: 2 years
  • relevant PR, Communications or Social Media: 8 years
  • B2B: 2 years
Apply now.

Monday, March 27, 2017

United Health Group - Marketing Intern

Position Description

Internships at UnitedHealth Group. If you want an intern experience that will dramatically shape your career, consider a company that’s dramatically shaping our entire health care system. UnitedHealth Group internship opportunities will provide a hands-on view of a rapidly evolving, incredibly challenging marketplace of ideas, products and services. You’ll work side by side with some of the smartest people in the business on assignments that matter. So here we are. You have a lot to learn. We have a lot to do. It’s the perfect storm. And even better? Join us and you may end up staying for a career in which you can do your life’s best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Coordinating and managing projects assisting the marketing staff, such as planning seminars and conferences
  • Organizing catering, presentation equipment, locations, marketing collateral and other needs for events
  • Updating the Marketing Director on event planning/progress
  • Managing databases
  • Developing strategies for reaching new brokers and markets
  • Providing copy for marketing materials
  • Identifying markets and working with national marketing process to develop materials for campaigns and tracking budgets
  • Candidates must have superior writing skills and a keen eye for detail. Solid computer skills are essential

Requirements

To be considered for this position, applicants need to meet the qualifications listed in this posting.
Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, or related field from an accredited college/university
  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • Intermediate level experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and SharePoint
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization. F-1 visa holders with Optional Practical Training (OPT) who will require H-1B status, TNs, or current H-1B visa holders will not be considered.  H1-B and green card sponsorship is not available for this position
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)



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.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Atmosphere Commercial Interiors - PAID Marketing Intern

Would you enjoy working on a highly collaborative team to assist in taking our business’ marketing efforts to the next level? If so, then please consider applying to be part of our amazing team.  Atmosphere Commercial Interiors is currently seeking a Marketing Intern to join their team in downtown Minneapolis. Marketing internships offer a multi-faceted experience in which creative and technical skills are applied within a project based environment. Internship responsibilities/learning targets will be based level of experience and if student has had a previous internship. ACI staff will work with any student intern to complete necessary paperwork for educational credits.
Atmosphere Commercial Interiors is one of the largest commercial furnishing providers in the country, creating spaces that are engaging, inspiring, and perfectly tailored to our clients’ needs and goals. Our clients range from small business owners to Fortune 500 corporations, healthcare, education, sports arenas and hospitality environments. A comprehensive menu of services includes asset and order management, facility, installation and space planning, and project management services.
At Atmosphere we believe in providing the best possible service to our clients and constantly striving to provide the best possible work environment for our team members.
Position Overview
Work with experienced sales/marketing professionals to develop your writing, research, and analytical skills as you help promote Atmosphere Commercial Interiors products and services and support our Sales and Marketing Teams.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Blog writing
  • Market research
  • RFP / RFI research and production
  • Social Media projects
  • Event support
  • Assist sales and marketing management with any day to day administrative support as required
Key Skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven research abilities
  • Experience with managing social media content
  • Ability to generate and implement creative ideas
  • Great customer service skills
  • Attention to detail
Requirements:
  • Enrollment in a degree seeking program, Marketing, Communications, or Graphic Design
  • Coursework or experience related to above job responsibilities
  • Proficient in MS Office products
  • Experience in Adobe PhotoShop, InDesign, Illustrator
Atmosphere Commercial Interiors provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Atmosphere Commercial Interiors complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group - Marketing Specialist

The Marketing Specialist is responsible for helping to achieve all business goals for the Americas. Key focus on driving stakeholder communications, both internally and externally to ensure complete alignment, as well as owning ongoing management and development of marketing tools for internal and external users. Additionally, this role executes day-to-day marketing activities and assists with key initiatives within the Americas for dedicated brand(s) that brings the marketing plan to life and contributes to the brand(s’) business goals.

Key Responsibilities

Marketing Services :
Manages and leads day-to-day theater marketing communications with internal and external stakeholders.
Oversees, manages, maintains and enhances internal and franchisee marketing tools; striving towards best in class offerings.
Offers support to execute the marketing plan for both B2C and B2B key marketing activities (promotions, tradeshows, creative, collateral).
Executes ongoing marketing activities with adherence to the plan, timing and budget (proprietary channel messaging consumer email).
Liaises, communications and collaborates with colleagues across functions and builds strong relationships (Branding, Global Marketing, Revenue Optimization, Operations, Public Relations, Sales and Analytics) in the Americas theater to help achieve the brand(s’) performance to meet corporate and brand goals and objectives.
Is a brand(s’) steward; utilizes the visual identity, tone of voice and all brand DNA components in all communications, creative executions and in all day-to-day work.

Requirements/Skills
3-5 years of marketing experience, preferably in corporate hospitality or marketing communications.
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising or Communications.
Prefer experience working with and supporting franchise partners
Self-starter with minimal need for day-to-day direction and an internal drive for results attitude.
Critical thinking and planning; ability to connect the dots, anticipate what’s needed, problem-solve and work to achieve results.
Proven track record of successfully leading internal communications
Experience working with vendor management and marketing agency partners
Experience with digital and traditional media – execution, monitoring & measurement

Critical skills:
Ability to collaborate and work cross-functionally
Capable of prioritizing and handling multiple projects simultaneously, under tight time constraints and within budget parameters.
Creative and business writing abilities, including editing and proofing.
Organized with strong attention to detail
Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Indicators of Success:
Brand objectives – net unit growth, RGI, Revenue (RevPAR) and Market Share (RGO) growth
Specific Revenue and ROMI goals through key marketing activities
Brand awareness improvements / customer engagement increases (NPS)

Constituents:
Franchisees
Global Marketing team
Consumers
Operations team
Revenue Generation & Commercial teams
Specific Revenue and ROMI through key marketing activities

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and make employment decisions without regard to age, race, religion, national origin, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation and gender identity or any other protected class.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

MY SISTER - SOCIAL MEDIA AND CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGIST


POSITION OVERVIEW
You are a social media marketer with a passion for fashion and an interest in women’s rights (specifically sexual exploitation and sex trafficking). The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is hungry for growth, thrives in a fluid environment and possesses a strong eye for visual detail and creativity with exceptional writing skills.
The Social Media and Content Marketing Strategist is responsible for executing an integrated social media presence across multiple platforms and channels to foster engagement with the MY SISTER audience, like-minded companies, influencers and more. This role serves as an ambassador across all social media touch points, managing workflow, content calendars, publishing and engaging with guests, fans and followers. Creativity is key, as content planning, ideation and creation through strong visual and storytelling brand aesthetics serves as a major responsibility of the Social Media and Content Marketing Strategist.
COMPANY OVERVIEW
MY SISTER offers trendy, fair trade t-shirts, jewelry and beauty products with positive and empowering messaging. A percentage of every purchase funds programs with local, national and international non-profits that are working to fight sex trafficking. We believe that everyone can participate in the progress towards a world without sexual exploitation. MY SISTER focuses on innovative and community building initiatives to engage our country in the movement. By raising awareness, offering education and employment opportunities for survivors, working to end the demand, and providing funding for holistic after-care, MY SISTER will work with all our sisters to end this form of modern day slavery of children and women across the world.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
  • Supports the Director of Marketing in research, strategy, and content implementation across social media platforms.
  • Leverages social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and emerging channels, blog, affiliate links, etc.,) to communicate internal and external brand stories.
  • Develops a creative, storytelling content strategy using a diverse mix of fashion, event-related and mission-driven initiatives.
  • Creates, coordinates and maintains brand profiles and other content for brand pages on behalf of social media accounts. * Collaborates with the Director of Marketing to develop a social strategy and content calendar as it relates to messaging, engagement and the preferences across multiple social media brand and property platforms.
  • Helps research and connect with bloggers and influencers
  • Creates strategic campaigns and publishes content for MY SISTER brand and properties across the company.
  • Manage social content calendar with input from MY SISTER team.
  • Ideates and creates content for various channels through the use of photography, video and creative storytelling/copywriting.
  • Identifies appropriate timeline for posting, engaging and optimizing content specific to each social media platform.
  • Implements content publication utilizing keywords, campaign tags, platforms, competitor analysis. * Manages the day-to-day messaging, monitoring and moderation of multiple social media platforms.
  • Serves as brand expert on sexual exploitation and sex trafficking issues as they pertain to the MY SISTER mission and responds to related interactions with knowledge and tact * Provides regular updates and reporting, ensuring performance goals are being met and providing recommendations when necessary.
  • Manage and optimize social advertising campaigns on an as needed basis * Performs all other job related duties as requested.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • 3+ years of experience working in social media at an agency or brand
  • Degree in marketing, communications, social media or something similar
  • Exceptional writing and proofreading skills with extreme attention to detail
  • Strong interest in fashion and design aesthetics
  • Graphic design basics and experience with Adobe Creative Suite
DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:
  • Innovative, performance driven and a strong ability to leverage relationships
  • Experience with photography + video content creation
  • Up on current pop-culture topics, fashion and mainstream trends
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, entrepreneurial, high-energy environment that requires that ability to multi-task and implement high priority initiatives
HOW TO APPLY:
Send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jobs at mysister.org.
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location:
  • Minneapolis, MN
Required education:
  • Bachelor's
Required experience:
  • Social Media: 3 years
  • Social Media Marketing: 3 years
Apply now.