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Friday, August 24, 2018

3M - Public Relations Coordinator


3M is seeking a Public Relations (PR) Coordinator for the Marketing and Sales Division located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary :
The person hired for the position of Public Relations (PR) Coordinator will be responsible for the accurate and timely execution of processes related to integrated external communications including media relations, social media and online content. The coordinator will use sound judgement, strong communication skills and attention to detail on a daily basis. The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter who is eager to learn new skills and apply them to supporting the brand and reputation of a Fortune 50 company.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Improve and execute processes for the PR team to ensure smooth operations, strong collaboration and high-quality output.
  • Answer media hotline calls, log requests, and distribute them to PR Managers based on topic.
  • Monitor incoming media clips and coordinate email alerts to stakeholders multiple times per week. Work on ad-hoc media monitoring requests as needed.
  • Manage news wire posting and monthly billing process.
  • Work closely with media monitoring and measurement lead on PR team including vendor management, team processes and training.
  • Assist in measurement of project results by obtaining and compiling project data.
  • Support the development and execution of public relations tactics including project management, benchmarking, planning, writing, editing, and coordinating approvals.
  • Serve as back-up to Content Specialist and other members of the team as needed.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of two (2) years of combined experience in public relations, internal communications, marketing, and/or social media (internships and/or coops qualify) in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in PR, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or English
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office365 Suite including SharePoint
  • Experience with content management systems and social listening tools
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to develop creative solutions
  • Excellent collaboration skills and ability to develop solid working relationships with partners and vendors
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent editorial skills including: grammar, spelling, punctuation and working knowledge of AP style

Location : Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international
Relocation: Is not authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)