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Monday, October 30, 2017

Humera - Upstream Marketing Manager

Humera has an opportunity available for an Upstream Marketing Manager with our client in St. Paul, MN. Our client is a company that has been committed to the design and manufacture of the highest quality surgical instrumentation. This is a direct hire opportunity!

  • Provide marketing leadership for existing clients and evaluate potential targets for technology enhancement or acquisition.
  • Lead individual new product activities including business case development, prioritizing customer requirements and marketing milestone execution..
  • Drive the development and implementation of portfolio planning tools.
  • Perform other marketing duties as required.
Duties
Provide marketing leadership on the company's product portfolio and in the evaluation of potential targets for technology enhancements or acquisitions:
  • Partner with Director of R&D to maximize incremental value generated from new product portfolio.
  • Identify market trends and growth opportunities.
  • Monitor and analyze competitive activities and market trends.
Lead individual new product activities including business case development, prioritizing customer requirements, marketing inputs/deliverables, and marketing milestone execution:
  • Work with finance to generate and revise return on investment (ROI) analysis throughout the product development process.
  • Develop market specification and target claims deliverables to ensure new product offerings represent meaningful innovation to customers.
  • Plan, manage and analyze quantitative and qualitative market research to identify future customer and product opportunities and needs.
Requirements
Education/Knowledge

  • Four year college degree required (business, marketing and/or product management preferred.
  • MBA preferred.
Experience

  • 3+years of medical/surgical product management experience. Upstream product management experience preferred.
  • Experience performing qualitative and quantitative market research, gathering, researching, reporting data/information preferred.
  • Business acquisition and merger analysis experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of industry data sources preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced level Microsoft Office skills required.
Post Date: 10.29.2017
Salary: Contact for Rate
Shift: 1st

Apply now.

Entrust Datacard - Marketing - Social Media Intern

Join Entrust Datacard’s Summer 2018 Internship Program as an Intern in our Digital Marketing group.  Gain hands-on experience in your focus area of study and participate in Intern Programming activities that include an Executive Q&A Panel, Presentation Skills Training, and a formal Mentor Program.  The Summer Internship Program allows undergraduate students an opportunity to gain experience and develop skills through challenging work assignments that truly add value to the business.
Position Overview: 
The Social Media Intern will provide professional experience in a broad range of social media and global communications projects to build brand awareness and corporate reputation.  The role is instrumental in driving the company voice on social media platforms, ensuring brand consistency and positive brand image and driving corporate reputation.
Responsibilities:
  • Create, edit and publish social media content for publishing across various channels
  • Work collaboratively with marketing communication colleagues on product launches and lead gen activities that are promoted on our social media channels
  • Create social media editorial calendar to be utilized across solution segments and ladder up to corporate messaging map
  • Ensure social media platforms are utilizing best practices and current technologies
  • Contribute to strategic campaigns to build followers and engage with our channel partner and technology alliance networks
  • Contribute to development and internal training for social media company advocate program
  • Contribute to targeted thought leader social media refresh and follower development
  • 3.0 GPA or Higher
  • Completed at least 2 years of a Bachelor’s Program in Marketing by June 2018
  • Must be able to lawfully work within the US and have unrestricted work authorization for US
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Driven, confident, assertive interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Previous work experience a plus, but not required
Apply now.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

TelventDTN - Social Media Intern

This intern will improve how we can move from talking "At the Market" to talking "With the Market" in real time.

The individual should have a passion to improve production Ag through communication delivered in a digital format for the way different producers prefer to learn and communicate. 


Degree/Background desired: Ag Business, Agronomy, Ag Systems Technology, and Ag Studies 


Apply now.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Dave and Busters - Special Events Assistant

POSITION SNAPSHOT:
A Special Events Assistant provides pressure point relief in the Special Events office so our Sales Teams can focus on introducing Dave & Buster’s to new guests every day. The SEA provides administrative support to the Special Events Manager (SEM) and Special Events Consultant (SEC) and ensures each Guest knows their business is important to Dave & Buster’s. During high‐volume periods, this position may also provide some sales and marketing support, under the direction of the GM, SEM, and/or SEC.
NITTY GRITTY DETAILS:
  • You provide critical administrative support to the SE office, including faxing, filing, making copies, mailings, and other general administrative work.
  • You receive and finalize contracts within the sales system and assist with collection of event deposits and payments.
  • You assist in maintaining event archives.
  • You take incoming Guest calls as a backup when the SEM and/or SEC are busy, taking down important information and referring the Guest’s needs to the SEM or SEC.
  • You generate PowerCards, drink tickets, and the other items we need to make our events one‐of‐a‐kind.
  • Like to party? We like to party… You get to show Guests around Dave & Buster’s and introduce them to all of the ways we can make their event one to remember!
  • During high volume periods, you follow up on leads identified by the SEM and SEC. This will include checking availability, responding to online event inquiries (OERs/RFPs), and giving our Guests an overview of the FUN Dave & Buster’s has to offer!
  • You assist in executing local marketing plans, under the direction of the GM, SEM, and SEC.
  • You go above & beyond to ensure the needs of each Special Events Guest are met, processing paperwork in a timely manner, following up on questions, and working behind‐the‐scenes to make sure the SE team and Operations are set up for success.
  • And, because we expect you to “Act like you own it” your job includes everything listed above PLUS the ever‐popular “other duties as assigned.” If you see a need, meet it; if you have an idea, share it; if you see a team member needing help, jump in and lend a hand!
STUFF OUR ATTORNEYS MAKE US WRITE: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member 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 position, the team member will regularly be required to:
  • Non typical Restaurant environment. We have great food, millions of dollars’ worth of games, host the best Special Events and have thousands of people coming to have FUN!
  • Dress to impress – we are business casual.
  • The SE Office is usually open on the weekdays, but we are available nights and weekends to ensure we are available when our Guests need us!
  • Work days, nights, and/or weekends as required.
  • Work in noisy, fast paced environment with distracting conditions.
  • Move about facility and stand for long periods of time.
  • Read and write handwritten notes.
  • Lift and carry up to 30 pounds.
Apply now.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Tealwood Senior Living - Director of Marketing

Job Description

Providence Place is looking to hire an experienced Director of Marketing to be a part of their amazing team!

The Director of Marketing is responsible for direction, coordination, and implementation of all community business development activities. They plan, coordinate, and develop community relationships, strategic sales and marketing plans, and community events. . This position requires flexibility within the role along with varied hours of work which may include evenings and weekends.

Job Requirements

  • Excellent communication and project management skills.
  • More than a year of marketing and/or health care experience preferred.
  • Planning and problem solving ability.
  • Proficient in setting and maintaining revenue/occupancy goals.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn position procedures, techniques and equipment including sales skills/systems, networking groups, media relations, and general knowledge of the Minneapols community area.
Thank you for applying to Providence Place!
Applicants will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, religion, familial status, marital status, sexual orientation, and status with regard to public assistance, military/veterans status or any other protected classes as defined by law.

Apply now.

PR Manager, SEA LIFE & LEGOLAND Discovery Centers, North America



We are the magical Merlin Entertainments!
Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you?  Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis? Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at  SEA LIFE Aquarium Minnesota!
About The Role
The PR Manager, SEA LIFE & LEGOLAND Discovery Centers North America will work closely with Regional and Local Marketing Teams, to implement PR plan and campaigns, as well as create positioning and messaging to secure media coverage. You will serve as the project manager for strategic-initiatives and tactics that promote SEA LIFE and LEGOLAND Discovery Center joint seasonal and special events (i.e. Mother’s Day, Halloween Events, Holiday Specials).


Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement the annual PR strategy for SL and LDC brand and attractions in North America.
  • Working with PR agencies and local Marketing teams you will develop and execute PR initiatives that support customer growth and brand awareness for SL and LDC brands
  • Proactively develop media angles, ensuring optimum coverage for the brand – sell in stories to national, regional, local, broadcast, lifestyle, online & social media titles
  • Ensure the brand/ messaging is delivered consistently and all content is managed appropriately through all PR/ social media activities within the market.
  • Lead in shaping key messaging, including press plan development and press release writing
  • Collaborate with product development teams on product priorities for maximum PR exposure, campaigns and social media
  • With support from regional and local teams, brief and manage the deliverables for all PR agencies within the region.
  • Manage the allocated annual PR budget, including raising POs and vendor invoice payment
  • Compiling, analyzing and distributing clip reports for core campaigns, with support from PR agencies
  • Build strong relationships with top-tier media and key strategic audiences and pitch them on coverage opportunities to promote SL and LDC attractions and the overall brands.
  • Coordinate and facilitate media requests, interviews and photo shoots with relevant spokespeople
  • Manage and coordinate PR events as needed, with support of local attraction teams
  • Develop photography and videography briefs for asset creation
  • Work with the Social Media Coordinator to integrate and deliver social media content needs across all PR campaigns
  • Develop external communication, including press releases, fact sheets and other press materials Provide PR and communications counsel to the greater team
 About You
  • Four-year college degree required
  • Family entertainment industry background preferred
  • PR, media relations or journalism background required
  • Social media and influencers outreach experience a plus
  • 5+ years PR/Communications experience
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Clear understanding of public relations, media relations and press release writing
  • Knowledge of spelling, grammar, punctuation, English usage
  • Flexible, self-starter who is detail oriented
  • Relevant media knowledge and contacts
  • Available to travel 30% of the time
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree.  Majors in business, marketing, communications and/or advertising preferred.
About The Benefits
In return you will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, and benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends.  In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.
About Us
LEGOLAND Discovery Center is just like jumping into a giant box of LEGO® bricks with an abundance of all things LEGO-tastic! With two exciting LEGO rides, MINILAND featuring the iconic landmarks of the USA, a 4D cinema complete with three films, themed LEGO play and building zones, there are simply more LEGO bricks under one roof than you could ever imagine.
SEA LIFE is the world’s biggest aquarium.  From sharks to sea turtles, and jellyfish to seahorses, SEA LIFE Aquarium showcases over 10,000 sea creatures worldwide.
Merlin Entertainments, plc is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND.  Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.
We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it…click here to see us in action!

Job

 Management

Work Locations

 : 
SEA LIFE Minnesota 
120 East Broadway Bloomington,
 Minnesota MN 55425

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Minnesota Judicial Branch - Communications Specialist


Hennepin County District Court welcomes applications for the position of Communications Specialist.  This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual with experience in the areas of internal and external communications and branding, community outreach, media relations and public affairs.

This position is responsible for internal and external communications, including managing and coordinating media relations; overseeing publications/communication materials, managing website content and the SharePoint homepage, developing the annual State of the Court address, as well as coordinating swearing in ceremonies for newly appointed judicial officers.

The Communications Specialist will have an office in the Hennepin County Government Center, located in downtown Minneapolis.  Typical hours for this position are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, but will vary depending on business needs.
 Example of Duties:

  • Develop, initiate, coordinate and execute public education efforts; develop resources and training for judges statewide
  • Develop and initiate educational outreach opportunities including tours and special events statewide and school and community organization visits; coordinate media relations of events; coordinate travel and other arrangements; photograph events
  • Respond to media and public inquiries for information or forward requests to appropriate spokesperson; analyze impact of media coverage; assist in managing media issues
  • Draft news releases
  • Assist in ensuring that the court system's response to media inquiries is in accordance with state access laws, court rules, the code of Judicial Conduct and current media standards
  • Prepare judicial officers and court leadership for interviews, press conferences, or other public events
  • Assist in developing and carrying out crisis communication plans
  • Research data, trends, and other information; draft speeches in full text and outline form; include uniform key messages where appropriate
  • Provide communications input into court initiatives, legislative proposals, task forces and policy matters
  • Manage the website content, SharePoint homepage and the Hennepin County District Court Twitter account
  • Develop internal communications and presentations for staff and judicial officer events
  • Organize and execute swearing in ceremonies for newly appointed judicial officers
 Typical Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in English, journalism, communications or related field
  • 3 years' experience with media, communications or public relations
  • Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of journalism and public relations; the methods, practices and principles of creative writing, journalism, and mass communications; and the English language and its use, including grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Experience writing for journalists and in public relations materials; writing clearly, concisely and accurately in various formats (i.e. news releases, remarks, talking points, brochures, etc.)
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and execute public events
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, attorneys, representatives of other agencies, the general public, the media, and occasionally angry individuals
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to de-escalate difficult customer interactions and work respectfully with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Thorough knowledge of the legislative process and state government; structure, organization, and operation of state court systems; ability to apply and explain rules of court, state statutes, District Court Bench Policies, Bylaws, court and office policies/procedures
  • Ability to research, analyze and organize information
  • Detail oriented, with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to meet extraordinarily tight deadlines
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, including authoring speeches, presentations, and talking points
  • Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to appointment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master's Degree in related field
  • 5 years' experience with media, communications or public relations
  • Experience with the court system or in a legal field
 Supplemental Information:

Posted for internal and external application simultaneously.

Please apply online by following the Careers link on the Minnesota Judicial Branch website: www.mncourts.gov  

Please attach a professional cover letter and resume with your application.

Candidates with questions may e-mail or call Jenna Dashow, Human Resources Coordinator - Recruiter, Email: 4thRecruitment@courts.state.mn.us; Phone: (612)348-2298.

The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you.

Apply Now.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Kohnstamm Communications Inc. - Senior Account Executive



Looking for a PR career working with fast-growth, mission-driven companies in the food and wellness space? Then join us! We’re looking for diversely talented SAE to help elevate the national reputations of our newest clients — located in Atlanta, Seattle, San Jose and New York. Kohnstamm has handled PR for more than 75 emerging “health and wellness” brands over the past 15 years, and has earned a solid reputation as a “go-to” boutique PR firm for companies looking to achieve business success.
This SAE role requires at least five years of hands-on experience in an agency or client setting. You will be part of a two- or three-person team, support four client accounts at a time, and be responsible for driving client projects that directly generate transformational outcomes for very entrepreneurial and fast-paced companies, products or divisions. In addition to advanced communication skills (written, verbal, presentation), you must possess a demonstrated self-directed nature, skilled time management, and ability to work seamlessly as part of a cohesive team.
Day-to-day duties range from media relations strategy and outreach to driving social media programs to executing experiential events to developing crisp, effective written content. Our SAE needs to have a nose for being on top of our clients’ competition and industry landscape and to acquire solid knowledge in current and future food and nutrition practices and trends. A demonstrated ability to work quickly but carefully on multiple fronts, while meeting high client expectations and creating value amidst ambiguity, are key attributes for success. 
A 25-year, 12-person PR agency located smack in downtown St. Paul, Kohnstamm Communications is committed to creating a “Best Places to Work” environment for its dedicated staff, including competitive health and dental benefits, paid downtown parking, flex time, jeans everyday, profit-sharing bonuses, and more.

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

Friday, October 20, 2017

BrandPoint - Writer


Company Description


Brandpoint has been an industry leader in providing Content Marketing services to agencies and brands for over 20 years. Our content based solutions help connect brands with consumers and ultimately drive business for our clients!

Job Description

What you will do:
Produce branded feature articles, blogs, case studies, website and social media content for Brandpoint’s clients. Topics may include: Features, Lifestyle, Home & Garden and Health & Wellness. Experience writing complex subject matter is a plus (Finance, Medical, IT, Science and Business).

Content Development
  • Content creation (feature articles, blogs, product descriptions, case studies, website and
    social media)
  • Write across Brandpoint content categories, to include: Features, Lifestyle, Home & Garden and Health & Wellness. Experience writing complex subject matter is a plus (Finance, Medical, IT, Science and Business).
  • Work directly with clients to understand their business and content marketing objectives (presentations, meetings, project communication in-person or via phone/email, etc.) 
  • Build expertise in each client’s industry through online research and by interviewing
    subject-matter experts
  • Work closely with a team of account managers, content strategists, social media managers, copy editors and designers to ensure client elation with our products and services
  • Work within Brandpoint’s content management software to track time, monitor assignments, etc.

Teamwork
  • Participate in discussions, reviews and meetings
  • Cultivate a quality end product as well as a fun/positive work environment
  • Set expectations and standards for attitude, behavior and teamwork

Qualifications

•    BA in communications, English, journalism or equivalent
•    3+ years of professional writing experience (journalism, public relations and marketing)
•    Demonstrated expertise writing B2B content
•    Strong storytelling with analytical, research and interviewing skills
•    Solid editing and proofreading skills, including knowledge of AP Style
•    Ability to multi-task and produce a high volume of content in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, creative environment
•    Knowledge of current SEO best practices, trends and tools
•    Exceptional interpersonal and client interaction skills
•    Ability to interact with multi-departmental project teams
•    Strong organizational, prioritization and time management skills along with keen attention to detail
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook. Working knowledge of Powerpoint and Acrobat

Additional Information

A LITTLE QUIRKY BUT LOTS OF FUN
Brandpoint is a fun place to work. Casual dress code (expand your blue jean collection). Flexible work hours and arrangements (we’re family people ourselves!). Bi-weekly yoga sessions (warning: ease in to this). Pick-up basketball games (ditto). Biking and running and what-not at lunch (did we mention we’re right on the bike line to downtown?). Pot lucks and company picnics (average belt expansion = 1 notch despite the exercise). Even the occasional human Foosball game (don’t ask!). And much more. Everybody fits in and find friends here. And works hard. Then there’s the other stuff: medical and dental, generous Paid Time Off Plan, volunteer time, 401K plan, even that scary flu shot every fall (optional). And more.
What You Can Expect From Brandpoint:
  • Competitive pay 
  • Fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • A team that wants to WIN!
  • All that other good stuff (see sections above and below)
Employee Benefits Include:
  • Employer subsidized Medical benefits
  • Group dental benefits
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employer paid Life, AD&D and Long Term Disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Options (FSA) - Medical and Dependent Care
  • Optional Short Term Disability and Additional Life for you, your spouse and/or your children
  • Generous Paid Time Off program
  • Employer contribution towards a health club membership

Please provide 3 writing samples + your resume

Apply now.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota - Digital Marketing Intern Job


About Blue Cross
Founded in 1933, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is the largest health plan in the state. We have more members, the largest network of providers and more products and services than any other plan in Minnesota. From the beginning, Blue Cross has been an innovator with a mission of making a healthy difference in people’s lives.


We understand the importance of finding a job that you truly enjoy — at a company that shares your values. We’ve made it easy to feel good about working at Blue Cross by encouraging volunteerism, valuing diversity and offering the flexibility you need to live a balanced life. We offer a suite of comprehensive medical and dental benefits as well as competitive pay, flexible work schedules and generous personal paid time off in addition to 20 hours of volunteer paid time off each year. We look forward to serving Minnesotans over the next 80 years and beyond. Join us and make a healthy difference through the work you do every day.

Description Summary
Join the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota’s Brand & Engagement Marketing Team as a Digital Marketing Intern. Learn more about today’s health care industry transformation and its impact on healthcare marketing and how leading companies like Blue Cross Minnesota are responding to the new challenges.


You will be member of an in-house modern marketing agency that is enabling Blue Cross  Minnesota’s transformation into a digital-first, consumer-centric organization serving members, clients and producers. You will be working with tech-savvy Digital Marketing Specialists, Content Marketing Strategists, Designers, Writers and Marketing Consultants. You will gain an understanding of what it’s like to be a modern healthcare marketer by being assigned tasks within multiple engagement marketing campaigns and taking on several stand-alone projects in different areas of the team.


We’re looking for candidates planning to graduate with Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or Marketing who are well-organized, able to multi-task and have knowledge/experience in digital marketing (web, SEO, social media, email, PPC), multichannel campaign management, marketing automation (Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Pardot) and content marketing.

Requirements

  • 3.0 or above GPA.

  • Current enrollment in a 4-year accredited academic institution.

  • Application knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to communicate to all levels.

  • Organizational - ability to gather, categorize and prioritize information

Preferred Requirements

  • Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Social Media (Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)

  • Website content management CMS (Sharepoint, Wordpress, etc.);

  • Marketing automation (Marketing Cloud, Pardot etc.);

  • Productivity tools (Basecamp, Smartsheet, Trello, etc.).

FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic.





Make a difference


Thank you for your interest in Blue Cross. Be part of a company that lets you be you — and make a healthy difference in people’s lives every day


Blue Cross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic.


Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® of Minnesota and Blue Plus® are nonprofit independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Medical, Intern, Developer, Social Media, Healthcare, Entry Level, Marketing, Technology 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Orbital ATK - Communication Specialist

Job Description

Job ID: ATP20171610-41771

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission ? whether it?s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world?s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation?s largest manufacturer of ammunition. United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.Job Description In Progress: A description for this job has not yet been completed. We anticipate having descriptions for the majority of jobs by late 2017. If you have questions about your responsibilities, please discuss them with your manager or your local HR representative.Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Orbital ATK is seeking an experienced Communication Specialist to join our Armament Systems Division in our Plymouth, MN location.

External Communications
•Develop and execute public relations and social media strategies
•Collaborate with organizational partners in producing content (both written and verbal communications) for social media, corporate internet content, media relations and collateral materials
•Participate in creating direction for external events (trade shows and internally sponsored demonstrations and events)
•Develop positive media relationships
•Manage corporate intranet and social media content contributions for this operating division
•Coordinate with subject matter experts on content production
•Generate and pitch ideas for social media and media relations
•Produce earned media through social, political and media outreach
•Participate in advertising planning and execution
•Develop and maintain reporting metrics to illustrate the value of communications efforts

Internal Communications
•Collaborate with organizational partners to create content that informs employees (benefits, community relations and volunteer opportunities and operational information)
•Manage division level intranet site and digital signage media platforms
•Help develop audio/video podcast capability to inform employees
•Assist in the planning and execution of internal events (to include company celebrations and community involvement)
Support crisis communications planning and response

REQUIREMENTS
•Excellent verbal and written skills – ability to create content that tells the organization’s story
• Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship as a pre-requisite.
•BA/BS in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or related field
•Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience
•Technical understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, You Tube and Pinterest)
•Strong networking skills
•Customer service centric skills
•Preferred industry experience in Communication/PR Roles in within the defense industry, military, B2B, or agency experience supporting a technical field
•Skilled in creating, editing and promoting written and visual content
• Ability to travel (10%)
United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential.

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.
Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Apply now.

Maccabee Public Relations - Digital and Social Media Content Internship (Paid)


A six-month, part-time internship focusing primarily on tactical implementation of our Minneapolis PR agency’s online and social media assets including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and the award-winning MaccaPR blog. Other client service tasks may be assigned by account managers and may include client or agency research projects, internal agency administrative tasks, and assistance with agency or client websites and other digital marketing projects. To apply: Send a cover note and your resume to Executive Vice President Gwen Chynoweth at gwen@maccabee.com.
·      Hours per week: Up to 20
·      Could lead to a full-time permanent position, but not guaranteed
·      Compensation: $10-$15/hour depending on experience
·      Past internship experience preferred
Required skills, knowledge and experience:
·      Current college student or recent college grad working toward or having completed a degree in marketing, public relations or communications
·      Social media marketing savvy: Able to research, write and aggregate engaging content that is relevant to assigned social media marketing projects
·      Demonstrated ability to write online content that is clear and concise, error-free and compelling to read
·      Strong proofreading and social media communications skills
·      An eye for design: Working knowledge of Canva or Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
·      Familiarity with CMS platforms like WordPress and HubSpot
·      A solid understanding of Google Analytics
·      Responsible and reliable. Adheres to agency dress codes.
·      Ability to proactively report to supervisors on progress of assigned tasks
·      Willingness to learn how to perform social media marketing-related tasks required to successfully address client projects or agency needs
·      Excellent time and project management skills
·      Show imagination and creativity in creation and curation of content
·      Attention to detail for all elements of every project assigned
Intern Responsibilities: 
·      Work with social media team to research, write and aggregate social media posts for agency and clients
·      Proof, edit and layout blog posts; craft images as needed
·      Analyze, review and report on effectiveness of assigned social media and blogging campaigns
·      Stay up-to-date on cutting-edge social media and digital marketing trends
·      Attend agency meetings as directed
·      Perform client service tasks as directed by account managers