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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Neuger Communications Group - Media Relations Specialist



Job Description
Neuger Communications Group is seeking an ambitious, enthusiastic and talented public relations professional to join the team at our Minneapolis office. While primarily focused on media relations, the successful candidate for this position will work on a broad variety of projects within a collaborative team environment. The position is full-time, and salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.
 Media Relations
<   Provide leadership to the overall media relations efforts of the agency
<   Facilitate and coordinate media interviews, presentations and media training
<   Develop and maintain media lists
<   Stay abreast of changes in the media including traditional media as well as online forums/blogs, newsletters, and a vast array of other media outlets
<   Write and proof news releases, media kits and media alerts/advisories using AP style
<   Spearhead media events as needed
<   Distribute news releases
<   Develop and send personalized media pitches; coordinate coverage
<   Track and measure media coverage and develop reports for client and agency use
Event Planning Support
<   Participate in developing and planning content for Common Good Breakfast Series
<   Coordinate creation of event materials
<   Logistics planning/coordinating for media events and Common Good Breakfast Series
Content Support
<   Blog research and writing
<   Plan and develop social media, website and newsletter content for clients and agency
<   Assist in development of communications and marketing plans
Agency Support
Provide administrative support as needed including:
<   Assist in preparing proposals
<   Prepare for meetings
<   Participate in brainstorms
<   Participate in company meetings and events
<   Track time by the quarter-hour in the NCG project management system
<   Vigorously pursue the agency core values of integrity, excellence and success


<   Provide ongoing marketing support for NCG and Engage Print
<   Perform other duties as assigned
Educational/Skill Requirements
<   Bachelor’s degree or higher in public relations, communications or related field
<   3-5 years media relations experience
<   Experience with media database platforms and other database management
<   Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and functional knowledge of Google Docs
<   Strong organizational and time-management skills
<   Excellent media relationships
<   Flexible working style that can work with a variety of personalities
<   Committed to the values of integrity, excellence and success
About Neuger Communications Group
Neuger Communications Group is a dynamic team absolutely dedicated to providing the very best in strategic communications counsel. Our highly collaborative nature, our energy, our discipline and our can-do attitude are hallmarks to providing results-oriented marketing communications and public relations solutions to our clients.
At Neuger Communications Group you’ll find:
<   A legacy of more than 90 years in communications and public relations …
<   A team committed to the core values of integrity, excellence and success …
<   An exciting client base that spans multiple industries …
<   A friendly atmosphere committed to supporting one another and our clients personally/professionally …
<   A belief that innovation, persistence, dedication and diligence lead to long-term rewards and success.

To apply please send your cover letter and résumé to careers@neuger.com.