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Monday, October 29, 2018

Kemps Ice Cream - Social Media Community Specialist

Job Description 

Manage social media community engagement across the DFA Fluid Milk and Ice Cream division’s social channels. Be the voice of our brands with our online communities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively manage social communities for all key brands. Monitor social conversations on all social channels and engage with consumers. Brands include Kemps, Cass Clay, Oakhurst, Guida’s, Sweet Me, Top the Tater, and Live Real Farms
  • Ensure that all brand standards and appropriate messaging are maintained across all platforms
  • Increase fan engagement by facilitating discussions; participate in real-time community conversations on behalf of the brands
  • Collaborate on monthly content calendars; assist in social content ideation
  • Assist in various marketing tasks when required (e.g. shipping merchandise, mailing coupons, providing promotional support, etc.)
  • Track, analyze, and report online community activity


Required Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing or similarly related field
  • 2-4 years work experience in social media, communications or content marketing
  • Experience in community management required
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive and organized
  • Must be a good story teller
  • Strong copywriting skills
EEO/AA/Female/Minority/Disabled/Veteran

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Donaldson Filtration - Director, Strategy and Marketing

Job Number:

1801528 
 

Description

 
If you have talent, initiative, and a desire to join a thriving global company with a wealth of career opportunities, you can make a world of a difference at Donaldson, a leading provider of filtration solutions. Our culture is based on the strong values of integrity, respect, and commitment. Click on this link to learn more about a career at Donaldson: https://youtu.be/9Ez8p0IWBS4?list=PL0EBCCEBBFB532527
 
Seeking a motivated and talented individual for the position of Director, Strategy and Marketing at the Bloomington headquarters of Donaldson Company.   The Strategy and Marketing Director will lead the development and execution of the company’s strategic planning process, market intelligence framework, integrated marketing planning, strategic pricing initiatives and digital transformation roadmap. This leadership role will support the executive team in identifying potential new growth opportunities, acquisition targets, and new markets for the company.  They will work with various entities and businesses within Donaldson to drive accelerated growth and profitability by executing the strategic priorities of the company.
 
 
Primary Responsibilities (with estimated time allocation):
 
40% - Strategy and Planning
  • Responsible for managing the strategic planning process at the Corporate level and for the global Engine and Industrial businesses.  Leads process development and refinement, market intelligence, and plan development with businesses and entities around the world.
  • Develop and propose business strategies and tactics in coordination with the regional and global business leaders.
  • Develop business plans for potential new growth opportunities and acquisition strategies to supplement our organic growth plans.
  • Build and manage a high-performing market intelligence team to support the strategic planning process.
  • Conduct assessment of market and industry attractiveness, competitive advantage, market share, competitor analysis and value chain analysis.
  • Actively identifies and researches target market segments in order to assess/prioritize the best opportunities for growth.
  • Monitor economic, market and competitor activities for the business.  Coordinates research efforts with global and regional strategy and marketing leaders.
 
40% - Marketing Leadership
  • Drive all phases of our digital strategy across business units and around the world.  Leads the development and execution of our digital roadmap, including digital asset management, global website, eCommerce platform, marketing automation, CRM, social media and analytics tools.
  • Champion and represent voice of the customer. Drive continuous improvement in the customer experience and journey. Identify, measure and manage key customer experience and satisfaction/loyalty metrics.
  • Develop, implement and manage product and marketing plans, merchandising and promotional programs, catalogs and integrated marketing communication plans to drive the sales and profit objectives of the company.
  • Develop relationships with key decision makers to understand business potential and identify how to deliver a differentiated value proposition to the market.
  • Develop and implement global product brand strategies for existing and new product lines that enhance global market share and drive customer acceptance.
  • Build brand awareness and brand equity through the implementation of a cohesive brand strategy globally.
  • Lead market research initiatives that provide comprehensive market insights, competitive intelligence, brand positioning, customer needs analysis and future business opportunities. 
  • Lead strategic pricing analysis and initiatives that drive growth and optimize profitability in the organization.
 
20% - People, Technology and Budget Management
  • Work collaboratively with business unit, regional and functional leaders to align team priorities and project staffing with the strategic objectives of the company.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with international colleagues to globalize the strategy and marketing function.
  • Build a world-class strategy and marketing organization.  Hire, develop and lead a high-performing team.  Team currently consists of 5 direct reports and 25+ indirect reports.
  • Develop the Marketing Technology (MarTech) roadmap to drive our digital strategy.
  • Manage vendors, agencies and external partners to deliver projects on-time and on-budget.
  • Prepare and manage annual strategy and marketing budget.

Candidates most successful in this role possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree Technical, Finance or Marketing - MBA strongly preferred.
  • 10+ years’ experience in strategy, marketing, product mgmt, pricing or related function
  • Multi-cultural and international experience, preferably in a B2B environment
  • Proven ability in strategic planning, market intelligence, marketing and pricing
  • Track record of leading an organization wide multi-year strategic planning process
  • Strong communication skills – written, oral and presentation
  • Ability to plan, organize, multi-task, meet deadlines, and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to build partnerships cross-functionally and globally, and work collaboratively with key business leaders in Donaldson
  • Ability to assemble and lead a high-performing team to deliver on the needs of the business

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Fairview - Communication Specialist

Overview

Fairview is seeking a multi-skilled, well-organized communications professional, who is a strong writer and storyteller using social media and media relations.

We’re looking for a rising star to join our Public Engagement team as a Communications Specialist. Fairview Health Services is the largest health system in Minnesota – with 12 hospitals, 55+ clinics, 40+ pharmacies, a large senior living division, an insurance division, and many specialty services. We’re expanding the Public Engagement team in our Communications department as our growing organization seeks to build relationships across the many communities we serve.

The team tells uplifting stories, provides helpful health information, and engages with patients, reporters and other community stakeholders. In this role, you’ll primarily be working on content creation, deployment, media relations and social media while helping in other areas as needed, including reputation management, research and project coordination.

You are adept at gauging news value and what captures people’s interest. You move on things quickly and thoughtfully, pride yourself on being a good researcher, and thrive on deadline. Your high level of curiosity and knack for asking meaningful questions helps you shape interesting stories. You are someone who values and demonstrates strong, clear, explanatory writing – making even the most complex information interesting and accessible. You have a strong eye for visuals, and perhaps a passion for photography or video, including photo editing.

You have social media experience and see social media as a way to share stories, build engagement, contribute to customer service and organizational reputation. You enjoy helping structure social media campaigns and working with and learning from social media data.

Along with your communications skills, you are a very collaborative person who enjoys being part of a team to help advance the organization. You bring good planning and organizational skills and enjoy helping keep multiple projects advancing.

You’ll get to work with and learn from seasoned experts in public relations, media relations and social media as well as a talented bunch of other colleagues in communications, marketing and creative services. Expect rewarding work, and a chance to grow and change with our growing and changing organization.

Job summary:
The Communications Specialist ensures exceptional execution of communication tactics that meet specific business needs and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders that advance our mission of healing, discovery and education. At the direction and oversight of other team members, Communications Specialists execute a wide variety of tactics, including web content, electronic newsletters, print newsletters, events, videos and interactive/social media. Communications Specialists must possess strong writing and editing skills for a variety of media, have basic photography and video experience, be comfortable interacting with individuals in diverse roles and many locations, enjoy event coordination, be passionate about capturing and sharing the Fairview brand experience, and be able to take work direction and feedback from multiple sources. The Communications Specialist works in collaboration with a variety of partners in communications, marketing, creative services and others across the organization.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Gain insight of stakeholders, issues, communication trends and environmental considerations
  • Develop strategies for internal/external communications and leverage key insights and functional expertise
  • Create communications that achieve results
  • Evaluate communication performance (effectiveness and efficiency)
  • Produce content for electronic and print publication
  • Create and update web content
  • Conduct research that supports development f communications strategies and measurement reporting.
  • Coordinate high-touch communication tactics like employee forums, leader rounding, community events
  • Monitor effectiveness of all communication tactics and adjust approaches as needed
  • Track expenses and ensure projects are within budget
  • Develop and foster relationships with colleagues

Qualifications

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, organizational psychology or related field
  • 3 years of experience in strategic/corporate communications, public affairs, human resources or related field

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree

Other Required Skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of Microsoft office suite, Internet authoring tools, desktop publishing tools

Desired Skills
  • Experience working in a highly diverse, 10,000+ employee organizations with multiple locations.
Apply now.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Ann Taylor - Social Media/Visual Lead


Friday, October 19, 2018

Bethel University - Event Operations Specialist

Job Summary

Coordinate event-related operations for the Conference and Event Services team. Provide conference and event planning service to event stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate event-related operations including: creating registration forms, collecting RSVPs, guest list management, name tag fulfillment, interior and exterior signage placement, conference / event survey administration and analysis, produce invoices, manage deposits and payment processing, request purchase orders, submit budget transfers, order office supplies, compile and submit monthly expense reports, monitor e-announcements and CES inbox. Coordinate summer housing rosters and key cards.
  • Lead event stakeholders in the planning of conferences and events. Reserve space and additional resources in Event Management Software. Communicate details and logistics to event stakeholders and internal support staff throughout planning process. Provide stakeholder support for commencement ceremonies, opening chapel, faculty retreats, and internal and external groups as assigned.
  • Assist at primary client events and other events as assigned.
  • Approve Tinker and/or Wufoo pages and post events to the university calendar. Serve as web author for Conference and Event Services, commencement, and GS / SEM Intensives websites. Maintain online academic calendars with current dates.
  • Provide room scheduling support during peak cycles

Required Skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Show aptitude to learn Event Management System software.
  • Demonstrate organizational skills, attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and ability to multitask under pressure.
  • Possess social skills and the ability to work with a variety of personalities.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to collaborate with others as well as work independently.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to handle sensitive, confidential information in a mature, professional manner.

Required Experience

Two years of work experience in the hospitality, public relations, or customer service industries.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree required; CSEP and/or CMP preferred.

Additional Information

  • Frequent sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time.
  • It involves working with others in close quarters.
  • Some work may be performed outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will likely be required to load, set up, strike, and unload event equipment.
  • The following movements may also be required: bending, squatting, stooping, kneeling, climbing stairs, pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds, reaching above shoulder level, waist twisting, carrying/lifting up to 30 pounds, gripping/grasping, and repetitive hand and arm movements.
  • The employee may be required to access areas that are not ADA compliant.
  • 1.0 FTE, 12 months per year position. It includes occasional evening and weekend hours; possibile holiday hours.
  • Position also requires occasional staff support or on-call support for student usher team.
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Questions?
Office of Human Resources
Bethel University 
3900 Bethel Drive 
St. Paul, MN 55112 
651.638.6119 
bethelhr@bethel.edu

Bethel seeks to recruit, retain, and develop a diverse workforce who contributes to our educational and Christ-centered mission.
Learn more about our commitment to diversity in hiring .
 
Bethel University is a leader in Christ-centered higher education with approximately 6,300 students from 48 states and 32 countries enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, seminary, and adult education programs. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, with an additional seminary location in San Diego, California, Bethel offers bachelor's and advanced degrees in nearly 100 fields. Educationally excellent classroom-based and online programs equip graduates to make exceptional contributions in life-long service to God and the world.

Bethel employs qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, familial status, and status with regard to public assistance. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Well Fargo - Junior Editor (Communications Coordinator)


Job Description
At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.
Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.
Wells Fargo’s Chief Administrative Office (CAO) consists of enterprise functions that work together to promote and protect the Wells Fargo culture and brand, and support our team members. Groups within CAO work to protect our reputation, tell our story, bolster team member engagement, connect with our customers, and bring new and innovative solutions to life. CAO functions include Commitment to Customer, Corporate Responsibility & Community Relations, Data Management & Insights, Human Resources, Marketing, Stakeholder Relations, and the CAO Integration and Planning Office.
Reporting to the Internal Communications Leader, this position will edit content for Wells Fargo’s enterprise channels, including Teamworks and Team Link as well as several HR channels, and key enterprise initiatives.  He/she will help ensure the delivery of content that provides a clear, consistent, and compelling experience for team members, and coordinate logistical and administrative processes that support content creation.
This position can be located in San Francisco, CA; Pasadena, CA; Minneapolis, MN; or, Charlotte, NC.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Serve as a member of an editorial team responsible for ensuring consistent content standards across multiple channels.
  • Edit stories and articles, enterprise and HR emails, talking points, promotions, website content, and PowerPoint presentations; use CMS tool to push stories and articles to publishing; perform QA for online communications and content testing.
  • Coordinate editorial team meetings, document decisions and responsibilities, and follow up as needed.
  • Perform audits and other necessary ongoing actions to ensure compliance with enterprise content standards and documentation requirements.
  • Work individually and across teams to collect data, sort content, and create reports.
  • Maintain and supplement existing resources for Enterprise Team Member Communications and the larger team, including team templates, reports, shared files, archives, and procedure documentation; identify best practices and create and document new workflows and procedures for Enterprise Team Member Communications.
Enterprise Team Member Communications is responsible for developing and executing a strategic, fully integrated communications plan, driving our corporate narrative, and leveraging our internal channels to creatively share and amplify storytelling to engage team members, support the company’s leadership, and promote dialogue.
Depending on the volume of applications received, this job posting may be removed before the indicated close date.


Required Qualifications
  • 1+ year of experience in communications or journalism; or a BS/BA degree or higher in Communications, English, or Journalism




Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience editing and writing content either professionally or through an internship
  • Experience applying standard editorial style guide rules (Chicago Manual of Style, AP, etc.) to published materials
  • Experience with MS Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Exposure to content management systems (CMS)
  • Experience building strong relationships across organizations




Street Address
CA-SF-Financial District: 550 California St - San Francisco, CA
CA-Pasadena: 350 W Colorado Blvd - Pasadena, CA
NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC
MN-Minneapolis: 90 S 7th St - Minneapolis, MN



Disclaimer

All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.



Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

HanleyWood - Social Media Strategist



Minneapolis, MN

Job Description

Social Media Strategist
The social media strategist oversees social media strategy for Hanley Wood Marketing and its clients, including channel strategy, content strategy, paid promotion and audience targeting, and working with our analytics team to manage performance. This is a high visibility, client-facing role.

The social media strategist is the agency’s social media thought leader, educating other team members and clients on best practices, tools and trends, and serves as the agency’s social media new business lead. This includes competitive research and marketplace opportunities.

The social media strategist routinely digs into individual social platforms and tools in order to analyze user engagement and content performance. Success requires a deep understanding of our clients’ social media audience segments, as well as an ability to optimize content for peak performance.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Lead social media strategy for our clients, advising them on everything from channel selection to audience targeting/boosting to daily content ideas and opportunities.
  • Supervise our community manager and motivate and guide our broader social media team, which includes designers, developers and analysts.
  • Plan and develop all aspects of client social media strategies: channel selection, profile launch, governance planning, content creation, community management and engagement analysis
  • Provide guidance and strategic recommendations leveraging paid and organic social
  • Oversee and contribute to social channel content/calendars and provide creative direction during development
  • Lead social media strategy and performance discussions with key clients
  • Periodic evaluation of social media management, listening and reporting tools to assess potential value and efficiencies
  • Make recommendations for testing opportunities to increase community engagement
  • Keep up-to-date with emerging social platform capabilities, making recommendations to clients to test as appropriate
  • Work with account teams to help define project scope and budget
  • Consult on strategy and development of new-biz pitches and RFPs, including audience and online-conversation assessments, as well as cross-channel/integrated content strategy

Job qualifications:
  • 5+ years relevant experience in social media marketing, community management, and content management
  • Strong technical background in addition to the creativity required to develop responsive, interesting original content
  • Must have experience with social media tools including BuzzSumo, SproutSocial, TweetDeck, Hootsuite, Pulsar, etc.
  • Experience in an agency setting and/or strategy consulting across multiple industries a plus
  • Strong ability to earn confidence from clients and internal teams
  • Understands the interaction between strategy, content, and audience management
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fluid and entrepreneurial environment
Education and Certifications Required
  • S. or B.A. degree required
The above job description is designed to indicate a general sense of the duties and expectations of this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required. As the nature of our business demands change, so too may the duties of this position.

About Hanley Wood

About Hanley Wood Marketing

Our unique combination of world-class brand strategy and content marketing solutions creates new possibilities for businesses, drives ROI, and helps customers grow.

You will work in a culture that’s highly collaborative, creative, and respectful. You’ll join colleagues who work across departments and teams, freely sharing knowledge, capabilities, and strategies to bring the greatest possible value to each project.

HWM’s cross-industry client roster includes clients of every size, including Fortune 50, 100 and 300 clients: FedEx, 3M and Sherwin-Williams, We were named Agency of the Year by FedEx in 2012 and Partner of the Year by Sherwin-Williams in 2010. Our creative work has earned the nation’s top content marketing awards from the Custom Content Council, FOLIO, BtoB Online, and many others. Please visit our site at: www.hanleywoodmarketing.com.

If you meet the required skills and qualifications and want to learn more, apply online at www.hanleywood.com/careers.
Follow Hanley Wood on Social Media:
  • Facebook: www.facebook.com/hanleywood
  • Twitter: @hanleywoodHR
  • Instagram: @hanleywoodcareers
Hanley Wood is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Children's Minnesota - Manager, Social Media - (180271AF)

Employee Status

: Regular
Hours Per Pay Period: 80
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Days
Shift Length: 8 hours
Weekend Coverage: Not Applicable

Description

:
At Children’s Minnesota, we don’t simply care for kids. We care for the most amazing people on earth. For more than 90 years, we have proudly served our community as an independent and not-for-profit system dedicated to providing health care exclusively to children, from before birth to young adulthood. With two hospitals, 12 primary and specialty care clinics, and six rehabilitation sites, and representing more than 60 pediatric specialties, Children’s Minnesota has the largest and broadest team of pediatric experts in the region. We’re looking for individuals who are driven to join us in our mission to champion the special health needs of children and their families. Who want to be part of an award-winning health system. Who want to grow, innovate and improve. Who want to make Children’s Minnesota an even better place tomorrow.

Department Overview



Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's serves kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, 12 primary and specialty-care clinics and six rehabilitation sites. Children’s maintains its longstanding commitment to the community to improve children’s health by providing high-quality, family-centered pediatric services and advancing those efforts through research and education. An award-winning health system, Children's is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children’s hospital and by The Leapfrog Group for quality and efficiency. Please visit childrensMN.org.


Position Summary

The Social Media Manager at Children's Minnesota is responsible for developing social media goals and crafting a strategy to achieve them. This role also supports marketing and communications efforts by developing plans to meet objectives through social media. This individual is also responsible for the day-to-day management of our social community across all social media channels, including posting content, ensuring timely responses, managing social media programs and strategy, and making sure the brand voice is carried out across all social media channels. This role will develop reporting dashboards for social media analytics to deliver standard analysis and reporting of day-to-day posts, campaigns and the social listening sphere. The goal is to evolve our content storytelling, increase engagement and loyalty, and ultimately maximize our social voice.The social manager maintains strong relationships and leads collaboration between internal (marketing strategy, creative, legal, PR) and external partners (platforms, creative agencies, influencers) to ensure multi-channel integration and a unified brand experience. This role develops creative, forward-thinking content and strategies that engage audiences and further enhance Children's Minnesota mission, reputation and brand position. This position has one direct report (Social Media Specialist).
 

Qualifications

:

Education:
* Bachelor's degree in marketing, advertising, journalism or related area

Experience:
* 7+ years of social media or related experience at an agency, corporation or non-profit organization
* Proven success utilizing social channels creatively to achieve organizational and marketing goals 
* Experience with social media advertising as well as working with related agencies
* Experience working in a complex organization with a variety of audiences, stakeholders and communications goals to create a comprehensive strategy

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
* Ability to strategically create and distribute content across a variety of social media networks
* Experience with social listening and reporting tools
* Excellent writing, editorial and communication skills
* Experience with enterprise-level social scheduling and reporting software tools
* Video, audio and photo editing 
* Ability to manage multiple projects and timelines in a fast-paced environment
* Ability to find and create compelling stories 
* A quick study with a desire to become a subject matter expert on many topics
* Self-starter with a great work ethic, ability to work independently and as part of a team
* Flexible, can-do attitude: Able to take on a variety of tasks and maintain a positive attitude
* Conscientious, responsible, professional 
* Ability to develop strong, trusting and collaborative relationships
* High energy, self-directed

Children’s Minnesota is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.
 

Job Posting

: Oct 2, 2018, 1:49:49 PM

Job

: Exec/Management/Supervisory

Primary Location

: USA-MN-Edina

Friday, October 05, 2018

Horizontal Integreation - Marketing Communication Manager

Description


Minneapolis, MN
Marketing Communication Manager
9 months

*upon offer, candidates must complete a background check*
Summary: Position is responsible for developing and executing marketing and communication plans for investment products and services (i.e. managed accounts, investment research, alternative investments, retirement plans, etc.) through our nationwide network of ~10,000 financial professionals.
Resource will also supports efforts designed to increase awareness, understanding and use of investment products with advisors, clients and sales consulting groups. This position reports to the Vice President, Product Marketing, Communications and Sales Strategy.
Position will focus the majority of the time on: 
•    Developing investment performance conversation materials, tools and resources – how to have a value added conversation around risk, time, actions and returns of investments individually and overall
•    Categorizing and organizing investments by solution, need and goals
•    Developing risk tolerance and time frame materials
•    Building upon asset allocation materials
Responsibilities:
•    Create marketing and communication plans to support product initiatives. Work with large cross-functional teams across the organization to ensure alignment and integration.
•    Plans, writes and implements marketing and communication strategies and tactics that support integrated plans.
Works individually or with a team to prepare communications, sales literature, etc.
•    Serve as primary liaison with internal partners – legal, compliance, creative services, production services, product development, trading desk, etc.
•    Drive measurable program results. Track program participation and results and provide recommendations for improvements, execute approved recommendations quickly.
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or equivalent in a related field
•    5+ years of relevant experience in the financial services industry
•    Strong knowledge of investment products and services (i.e. mutual funds, ETFs, equities, bonds, UITs, investment research, etc.) especially related to performance and investing risk tolerance
•    Experience in developing and implementing marketing and communication strategies and plans
• Strong, demonstrated writing skills -- including content research and audience strategies
•    Proven ability to motivate and influence internal partners
•    Demonstrated ability to work as a leader within teams and ability to influence others
• Exceptional marketing, communication, project management and organizational skills
•    Capable of interacting with variety of individuals cross-organizationally
•    Must be a self-starter and have ability to work independently
•    Proven ability to think fast, respond quickly and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
•    Proven ability to prioritize, coupled with strong attention to detail
Horizontal Integration is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We  seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law. 
In addition, Horizontal Integration will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontalintegration.com.  
All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Mall of America - Marketing Assistant


PURPOSE:
To support marketing leadership with daily responsibilities, communication and projects. Act as a liaison for marketing and operations and ensure guests to Mall of America have a positive, memorable experience.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Organize and coordinate marketing presentations including scheduling speaking engagements, updating PowerPoint decks, setting up presentations in conference rooms, etc.
  • Organize events and functions for MOA staff to attend including business luncheons, industry galas, charity events, etc.
  • Provide hospitality needs for internal and external meetings (conference room, catering, materials, etc.)
  • Coordinate VIP visits, itineraries, gifts, etc.
  • Manage all travel details including flights, hotel and conference registration
  • Facilitate mailings & gifts for industry leaders, award recipients, influencers, etc.
  • Coordinate internal meeting schedules and locations (in coordination with Group Sales)
  • Process invoices, expense reports and paperwork as needed for marketing related projects
  • Support efforts around community and business organizations (i.e. board responsibilities, non-profit efforts, etc.)
  • Organize and manage all marketing research
  • Research contacts and leads for business development projects
  • Facilitate paperwork between legal and marketing
  • Support ongoing marketing projects including seasonal promotions, event activations and digital design/development
  • Research trends in industry publications, announcements and related events

PREFERRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
  • BA/BS degree with emphasis in Marketing, Communications and/or Project Management
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently as well as closely with a team
  • Enthusiastic, pro-active and self-starter
  • Strong verbal, oral and written communication skills
  • Flexibility to work varied schedules including weekends, evenings and holidays
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Apply now.

Monday, October 01, 2018

Sun Country - Communications Specialist-External

Job Description
The Communications Specialist – External is responsible for executing Sun Country’s public relations, social media strategies and community programming.  This specialist will help execute a corporate communications plan to create, promote, enhance, and protect the “voice of the airline.”  The communications team brings to life the brand promise in multiple channels, events, communication vehicles, and through community relations efforts.
The Communications Specialist – External is responsible for these key areas:
 Social media
  • Support the brand and social communities through the execution of an ongoing social media and thought leadership strategy
  • Contribute to the creation and execution of social media campaigns, blogs, etc. that support marketing plans and strategies
  • Execute the social presence day-to-day, monitoring channels and helping to manage issues
  • Identify opportunities and innovative ways to leverage social media and content channels
  • Maintain the corporate social media policy and monitor for compliance
  • Keep records of success metrics & reporting (ROI)
  • Execute communication campaigns that supports the marketing and communications plans

Public and media relations

  • Assist with communications efforts founded on key messages tied to company vision, brand positioning and competitive advantages in the marketplace
  • Assist with planning and execution of media relations plans, campaigns, and press releases
  • Seek out positive editorial and other media coverage
  • Maintain list of local and national media outlets and develop strong relationships with industry reporters to ensure effective story pitches
  • Gather industry editorial calendars to target specific media opportunities
  • Write and distribute press releases
  • Assist with interview preparation for company spokesperson and executives
  • Assist with maintaining and updating emergency communication response plan and participate in regular training and drills
  • Develop and maintain a strong knowledge of Sun Country Airlines’ business, operations and place in the aviation industry

Community Relations and Events
  • Help facilitate community relations programs and partnerships, specifically the Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Support local programs and foster strong relationships within local communities
  • Assist in planning and executing ad-hoc events for internal and external audiences
  • Support executive presentations and speaking engagements for community relations and other events
Required Skills
  • Experience executing social media strategies in a B2C environment
  • Superior communication skills and knowledge of current media landscape
  • Exceptional writing skills in AP style
  • Proven track record of working effectively in fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate at all levels within an organization; Builds partnerships and ensures shared successes
  • Relentless customer focus and obsession 
  • Readiness to participate in communication response in the event of an emergency
  • Travel is required
Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required ideally in Marketing, Advertising, and/or Communications
  • Minimum 2+ years in social media
  • Experience in corporate communications for B2C brands
  • Experience working in a fast paced, highly dynamic environment

About Sun Country/ Compensation and Benefits
When you come on board Minnesota’s Hometown Airline™, you’re joining a team
of driven and talented employees who are focused on creating a safe and enjoyable experience for our customers each and every day. We take pride in our culture of excellence and we’d love to have you come join us.  In addition to working for a great company, you’ll enjoy these benefits:
  • Competitive base
  • 401k
  • Travel privileges
Medical and dental insurance
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