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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

TSI Incorporated - Marketing Communications Specialist I


 
Job Summary

Are you passionate about integrated marketing communications? Join the fast-paced, fun and professional team of communicators with TSI! Create integrated communications plans – concept to delivery, across all mediums, around the world. Become a vital team member, working with industry-leading technical experts and world-class marketing professionals. This is the opportunity that you have been seeking! Join our creative, motivated and growing team!

This role will be supporting our MSP brand and our Flowmeter Value Stream.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Work in conjunction with product marketing and sales to plan, develop, coordinate, and monitor marketing campaigns for assigned value streams and product launches.
  2. Evaluate existing advertisements, create new ads as needed, identify the most effective advertising opportunities and appropriately places ads to effectively promote TSI’s products and messages.
  3. Work with Business Directors and Product Managers to determine spending budget by product line for advertising, trade shows, collateral materials, etc.  Develop and maintain the marketing budgets throughout the year.
  4. Develop messaging and write press releases as part of a public relations campaign to gain consistent recognition and understanding in the market.
  5. Plan and develop booth designs, layouts, graphics, and supporting materials as needed to produce, maintain, coordinate and support trade show exhibits.
  6. Work with product marketing to develop positioning, messaging and write copy for marketing materials, including emails, newsletters, data sheets, brochures, application notes, etc.
  7. Maintain the company website including search engine optimization, organic searches, sponsorships, and writing copy for the website.
  8. Advise Graphic Designers on design and layout to meet TSI graphic standards and ensures consistency of messages and brand through all communications globally.

Job Requirements

Education
     Required
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations or marketing.

Experience
     Required
  • 0 - 5 years’ experience in corporate marketing communications required

     Desired
  • Experience working with complex, high tech products.

Knowledge of:
  • Basic marketing communications principals and best practices.
  • Word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • General understanding of electronic communications media
  • Excellent writing, editing and communications skills
  • Strong Attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage varied and simultaneous projects
  • Results-oriented
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other teams within organization
  • Highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision

Job Competencies


  • Delivering High Quality Work - Makes sure responsibilities central to the role meet all requirements and expectations. Finishes tasks promptly and critically reviews work to ensure quality and accuracy. Considers impact of work to others and takes steps to mitigate. Seeks additional work after finishing tasks.
  • Displaying Technical Expertise - Keeps his/her technical skills current; effectively applies specialized knowledge and skills to perform work tasks; understands and masters the technical skills, knowledge, and tasks associated with his/her job; shares technical expertise with others.
  • Driving Continuous Improvement - Uses formal and informal tools and techniques to achieve operational excellence. Maintains a constant focus on efforts to improve performance, quality and efficiency of work processes.
  • Driving for Results - Follows through on commitments; can be counted upon to successfully execute on goals.
  • Prioritizing and Organizing Work - Allocates time and attention based on what is most important to achieve key goals and objectives. Effectively organizes and balances tasks and priorities to keep multiple projects on track.
Apply now.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Ecumen - Marketing Coordinator

Overview

Ecumen, an innovative leader of senior housing and services, seeks a Marketing Coordinator for its growing Zvago Cooperative brand.  This position would office out of the new Zvago Sales and Design Studio located in Centennial Lakes Plaza in Edina in a dynamic work setting.  Currently there are five Zvago Cooperative’s at varying stages of occupancy, pre-development and development where the Marketing Coordinator would be enhancing the brand and sales managers' roles. 

Ecumen  operates a variety of senior housing options and services from rental independent living, assisted living and memory care to  long-term care, at-home, hospice and owner-occupied cooperative housing to community-based services.  In addition to our consumer services, we provide senior housing development, clinical consulting and senior housing management services for organizations outside of Ecumen.  

Ecumen is over 150 years old and one of Minnesota’s Top 5 non-profit providers of senior housing and aging services. This year, we’re happy to celebrate our 10th year as a “Best Place to Work.”

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for ensuring a warm welcome into our Sales and Design Studios for our potential residents, members and partners. Additionally this role will assist with various marketing and sales responsibilities to further the growth of our business and services.

Essential job responsibilities include:

  1. Assist the Sales Managers with data entry and follow-up phone calls, as well as conducting the initial discovery process when the Sales Managers are not available.
  2. Support and lead social media and website updates.
  3. Coordinate with the sales team and VP Sales/Marketing on advertising plans and tactic.
  4. Assist the sales team with in-house collateral creation and deployment.
  5. Coordinate and plan events, attending events as needed to ensure smooth execution.

Qualifications

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Education:   Associates degree in related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Relevant Experience: Two years’ experience in marketing, hospitality or customer service industry
  • Ability to communicate professionally. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills especially with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Passion for working with people

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education:   Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or related degree
  • Preferred Experience: Experience in marketing, property management, and / or senior care
  • Experience with graphic design, web design and social media as a business tool; print production, photography and video experience

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.

We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.

Ecumen - Social Media Manager

Overview

Want to work for a company that cares? Put your passion for serving others to work at Ecumen!

We’re hiring a Social Media Manager to work on our corporate Communications team in Shoreview, MN. You’ll enjoy a business-casual environment, employee gardens, flexible work schedule, volunteer options and career growth opportunities. Our benefits package is very competitive, including great 401K matching and health savings account (HSA) programs.

Ecumen is over 150 years old and one of Minnesota’s Top 5 non-profit providers of senior housing and aging services. This year, we’re happy to celebrate our 10th year as a “Best Place to Work.”

Every employee at Ecumen has the opportunity to empower older adults to lead fulfilling lives. Join us as we envision a world without Ageism!

Responsibilities

The Social Media Manager enhances our brand and builds strong communities through various social media and web platforms. This role is responsible for ensuring we have content that attracts future buyers of our services.  It requires an understanding of future trends in digital technologies and tools and the ability to proactively implement these trends to keep us at the forefront of new developments.

Essential job responsibilities include:

  1. Leads management and maintenance of corporate web sites to keep information timely and accurate, working with internal and external partners.
  2. Leads management of creative partner(s) in content development, and drives optimization of content to improve social engagement performance.
  3. Defines and coordinates social media strategies and tactics for optimal results. Includes creating quarterly content calendars, managing logistics, channels, content writing, posting product launches, events and generic messaging.
  4. Generates proactive, reactive and adaptive content for home office and sites.
  5. Leads ideation, development, scheduling and production of social assets such as digital video and photography; create engaging on-brand social copy.
  6. Interacts on social networking platforms on company’s behalf. Engage with and respond to customers.
  7. Maintains channel metrics to measure results and ensure timely and effective execution of social media tactics and programs

Qualifications

Social Media Manager
Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, journalism, public relations or related degree, or equivalent work experience
  • Relevant Experience: Minimum of 2 -3 years of experience in digital and social media, including analyzing metrics and creating regular, detailed reports
  • Demonstrated experience and leadership in developing and managing web and social media communications
  • Creative and innovative with excellent verbal and written skills, design skills
  • Strong project management, organizational and planning skills
  • Team player with ability to collaborate at all levels of the organization
  • Proficiency with design software
  • Self-starter with the ability to handle multiple projects
  • Proven experience in meeting deadlines and multi-tasking

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.

We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Minnesota Wild - Intern, Digital and Social Media

Position Summary/Description: The Digital and Social Media intern for the Minnesota Wild digital team will support coverage of the hockey team and organization in capacities ranging from writing, editing, posting, video assistance, social media, and analytics.  A passion for hockey and an understanding of the game and its associated elements is key.  Candidates should be reliable, flexible and passionate with a willingness to work collaboratively within a team environment. 
 
Responsibilities/Essential Functions
CONTENT
  • Responsible for daily editing and posting of content on Wild.com and other digital properties as requested
  • Assist in planning and executing written stories on Wild.com and other properties
  • Create and share posts on social media platforms in coordination with various departments
  • Assist with creation of photo blogs and photo editing
  • Assist in creating graphics and visuals for social media posts
  • Capture real-time moments for social media in the form of videos and photos
  • Gather and analyze digital and social analytic reports during, and at the conclusion of, campaigns 
  • Responsible for covering practices, games and special events on social and Wild.com as needed
  • Assist with crafting press releases, media advisories, etc. when requested
  • Responsible for monthly proofing of Wild Magazine, as well as content contributions
  • Responsible for planning and executing digital and social content for Hockey Day Minnesota, the Wild's signature annual outdoor hockey event
 
ADMINISTRATIVE
  • Maintain team and company event calendars and schedules
  • Handle mailing of items for digital team
  • Create online forms for voting and information gathering
  • Assist with Wild.com's content management system to help update and maintain website pages
  • Partner with the digital team members to create an organized plan and editorial calendar throughout the season, looking ahead beyond the week’s games
  • Conduct and analyze research as requested
  • Assist with other duties as needed
 
Position Requirements
1. Formal Education & Certification
  • Bachelor’s degree (or current junior/senior level) or equivalent with emphasis in journalism or multimedia required
  • 1-2 years of relevant writing or reporting experience
 
2. Knowledge & Experience
  • Strong writing and editing background, professional sports journalism experience preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of AP Style
  • Ability to deliver fresh, creative content ideas
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and InDesign
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Deep understanding of primary social media networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, etc.)
  • Experience using content management systems (CMS)
  • Basic understanding of various file formats
  • Basic understanding of SEO best practices
  • Experience with HTML and video editing a plus
 
3. Personal Attributes
  • Attention to detail with excellent communication, planning and organizational skills
  • Energetic, positive, self-starter who collaborates well with others
 
Work Conditions
  • Available traditional business hours in addition to evenings, weekends and/or holidays for games or events
  • Work is primarily sedentary in nature.  Physical requirements include sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, lifting, grasping, etc. 
Apply now.

Twin Cities Public Television - History and Public Affairs internship

Description:

 

HISTORY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERNSHIP

We believe no story should be left untold. Throughout our region, we find stories of culture and innovation that impact our communities. Come learn at TPT, and enrich the lives of those around us through the power of public media through our History and Public Affairs Internship.
This position is paid minimum wage and runs from mid-June through mid-August 2018. The qualified candidates will have a passion for classroom or community experience in history and a desire to work in public media. Candidates must be currently enrolled in college or university program related to journalism, history or other job-related field.
Key Position Responsibilities:
  • Providing archival research, including video archives, the internet, library archives and others as needed
  • Acquisition support, including scanning and organizing media assets (still photos & footage)
  • General administrative tasks, such as database entry, paperwork/digital filing, and general office support
  • Occasional assistance on production shoots, including collecting releases during shoots and media logging
  • Transcribe video interviews
Candidate Requirements:
  • Experience doing content research
Seeking a degree in journalism, history or other job-related field
  • Interest in media production
  • Currently enrolled as a student in higher education
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and prior experience with video production editing, Adobe Premiere Pro CC is preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong organizational skills and time management
  • Able to successfully handle details with accuracy in a fast-paced, multi-client setting
  • A valid driver’s license
If you possess the necessary qualifications, please visit our Career Center at http://www.tpt.org/careers/job-openings/ to apply online.
Twin Cities Public Television is proud to be an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity / Veteran / Disability employer.

Apply now.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Land O'Lakes - Marketing Specialist

Arden Hills, MN


Land O'Lakes Dairy Foods division is a leading marketer of a full line of dairy-based consumer, foodservice and food ingredient products across the United States. This division also includes Global Dairy Ingredients that sells a portfolio of value-added dairy ingredients (specialty powders, milk powder, cheese, butter and whey) and offers expertise to large international customers.

The Dairy Foods Business Unit seeks a qualified Marketing Specialist to support the Foodservice business team. This team is responsible for Foodservice growth within both Commercial and Non-Commercial channels. This Marketing Specialist role supports efforts across the Commercial Channel group. The role reports into the Marketing Director of Foodservice.

More specifically, this role has the following accountabilities:
  • Able to analyze business opportunities, problems, and trends (includes both regular business tracking forecasting and ad hoc data requests). This involves tracking of NPD data, production and forecasting data, customer data and ad hoc requests.
  • Supports information sharing and data availability by managing the LOL system interaction and support including Sharepoint, OBI, Onedrive, OneNote etc.
  • Manages the marketing budget, including Allocadia management, tracking expenses to budget and communicating with marketing team and cross-functional budget partners, facilitating requests and reconciling reports.
  • Supports the broader team in development of senior leadership meetings and presentations.
  • Partners with IMC to support execution of elements of the marketing plan.
  • May coordinate and/or update website, social content calendars, blogger programs, small photo shoots.
  • Supports the development of business growth strategies by conducting ad hoc data analysis enabling analytical and strategic recommendations on all projects.
  • Responsible for all aspects of invoice payment for market research projects and marketing spend (new supplier setups, PO setups, invoice processing, etc.)
  • Contributes to the development of meaningful and persuasive sales and trade show materials to help sell in new items or describe new programs.
Requirements:
  • 4-year college degree
  • Able to multi-task and collaborate. Very organized.
  • Able to work well with MS Office tools including proficient with Excel and Word.
  • Proficient in PowerPoint Strong analytical abilities.
EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.



Thursday, May 24, 2018

Caterpillar - Communications Specialist - Part Time


https://caterpillar.taleo.net/careersection/cat+external+cs/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1146553&src=JB-11460

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Salem Media Group - Promotions & Event Manager

Description

Salem Media Group in the Twin Cities is looking for a dynamic and creative Promotions and Event Manager that will make a full contribution to the success of the Marketing/Promotion, Programming, and Sales departments by being an effective team member, assist in the execution of station promotions and events from inception to completion; assist and coordinate different outside marketing plans, and assist with our client’s social media initiatives. We are looking for someone who can create a “buzz” and help deliver the Salem mission throughout the Twin Cities.

Responsibilities:
  • Oversee all promotions and marketing efforts for AM 1280 The Patriot, AM 980 The Mission, Business 1440, Wellness Radio 1570, and digital only theFishTwinCities.com. This includes on-air, on-line, and on-location promotions, and it also includes all aspects of marketing the brands, in all forms, on all platforms.
  • Generate specific promotional strategies to grow the brands. This requires coordinating with personnel in the department to plan and execute these strategies and to measure their success.
  • Work with the Operations Manager and Multimedia Sales Manager to identify and develop revenue-generating promotional opportunities.
  • Plan and execute all aspects of station events for all four stations, including:
    • Prepare promotional strategy outlining timelines and deadlines for marketing elements, registration, etc.
    • Oversee registration process, send updates to team, track pacing
    • Prepare event timeline, sponsor timeline, and program clock
    • Schedule staff and ensure all day-of responsibilities are covered
    • Create sales recap
  • Pursue new opportunities to grow the stations’ presence in cross-platform arenas, specifically, mobile, web, and social media with the Digital Audience Specialist.
  • Assist the clusters efforts with social media on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Run weekly promotions and marketing meetings for the radio station cluster.
  • Create and edit cluster newsletters and press releases when needed.
  • Coordinate relationships with national ministries and oversee execution of national promotional campaigns with local promotions staff.
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of two-years of promotions/event marketing experience.
  • The flexibility to work nights and/or weekends is crucial
  • Understanding of radio promotional and programming strategy and online and social media marketing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Innovative and strategic thinker.
  • Organized individual with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment
  • Strong computer skills required including writing, web development, and photo editing and presentation design.
Salem Media Group offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package.Please visit our website for more information about Salem Media Group at www.SalemMedia.com. No Phone calls please. Salem Media Group is an equal opportunity employer.If you possess these qualifications and Salem Media Group sounds like the company for you, please upload a well-written cover letter with salary requirements and resume when applying online.

Qualifications

Experience

Preferred
2 years: Minimum of two years promotions experience

Monday, May 21, 2018

Fraser - Marketing and Communications Specialist

Description

The Marketing & Communications Specialist furthers the visibility as a local, regional and national organization of excellence. This role significantly impacts the strategic plan of increasing visibility through a variety of marketing and communication activities, including but not limited to media relations work, public awareness activities and traditional communication vehicles.
Responsibilities:
  1. Establish, maintain and enhance positive relationships with Fraser constituents, including families served, volunteers, donors, and Fraser partners
  2. Partner with Fraser constituents to gather necessary marketing information
  3. Promote and protect the Fraser brand identity
  4. Develop and implement media relations activities. Write news releases, make media pitches, and establish relationships with media representatives to increase Fraser’s visibility and reputation
  5. Develop content for various Fraser media and marketing materials for the entire organization
  6. Manage Fraser presence at various workshops, trade shows, and other events
  7. Promote public relations support for Fraser special events
  8. Serve as a primary contact for social media networks and provides ongoing support for Fraser’s Facebook and other social media outlets
  9. Develop and recommend organizational media practices in partnership with the Marketing and Communications Program Manager
Benefits:
  • Scheduled performance feedback & opportunity for pay raises based on performance
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 403(b) retirement plan
  • Work-Life Balance; over 5 weeks of paid time off annually
  • Childcare discount at Fraser School
  • Referral bonuses
Location:
  • Richfield, MN
Schedule:
  • Full time, exempt position working 40 hours/week Monday-Friday during standard business hours
Education/Licensure:
  • BA/BS in Journalism or related field
Experience:
  • 3-5 years of related experience, including established relationships with media representatives, portfolio of related writing samples and resulting press clippings
Other Requirements:
  • A comprehensive understanding of traditional and new media functions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including demonstrated knowledge and use of the AP writing style
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with various constituencies
  • Valid Minnesota Driver’s License with acceptable record 
  • Ability to pass a DHS background check
  • High level of attention to detail and organizational and work planning skills, with the demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
Fraser is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
This position will be posted at www.fraser.org until filled.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Mall of America + Fashion PR program

Job 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 experience in styling as well as strong writing and communication skills. Experience in fashion, trends and retail is required. 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 and responsibly 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
  • Work closely with Fashion Public Relations Coordinator on the curation of @Moastyle Instagram account by assisting with style shoots, crafting Instagram stories, and drafting copy for Instagram posts.
  • 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.

Minnesota Vikings are seeking a Youth Marketing Intern

The Minnesota Vikings are seeking a Youth Marketing Intern who will assist with programs and initiatives that will develop the next generation of Vikings fans.  Additionally, this individual will aid in other team marketing engagements on game days, regional marketing events, and special Vikings team events.  The ideal candidate will be prepared to deal with fast paced nature of the National Football League while becoming an effective team player within the Vikings Marketing Department.  This is a full-time, full-season internship that requires availability from August, 2018 – May, 2019.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
·       Assist with Youth Marketing database management and development.
·       Manage Vikings Kids Club database and membership fulfillment.
·       Assist in planning of the Vikings Explorers youth program and execution of the on-site events within the program. 
·       Assist with the on-site execution of the Vikings in-school mascot programs, Fuel Up to Play 60 and Viktor’s Quest to S.T.O.P Bullying.
·       Assist in the planning and production of the youth television show Vikings Huddle.
·       Collaborate with corporate partnerships team to ideate and execute enriching partner activations related to youth programming and marketing initiatives.
·       Assist in growing existing youth programs and developing new programs to enhance youth outreach.
·       Assist with on-site execution of the Sound the North traveling regional marketing activation, including extensive driving across Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.
·       Aid with marketing activations at other Vikings special events including Training Camp, Draft Party, Taste of the Vikings, etc.
·       Assist with planning and execution of activation on the Commons Park during every Vikings home game, including overseeing game day staff.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
·       Minimum of 4 year college degree
·       Relevant experiences in sports marketing is preferred.
·       The ability to work long, flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays.
·       Must be a positive team player with strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, and multi-tasking skills.
·       Desire to learn and advance knowledge and skills within the professional sports industry.
·       Familiarity with Office computer software will be required.

CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS:  This position may require the individual to have access to confidential records and information.  To successfully perform this position, confidentiality of the information with which the individual has contact must be maintained.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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.
·       The ability to stand or walk for long periods of time. 
·       The ability to sit at a desk for long periods of time. 
·       Lifting up to 50 lbs. may be required for transportation of equipment
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
·       Standard office for regular office hours.
·       Events will vary from game day at U.S. Bank Stadium to other youth programs and team events including Training Camp, Taste of the Vikings, Draft Party, etc.