Public Relations Coordinator

Huntington

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Client Engagement Summer Intern

Fahlgren Mortine

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Sr. Corporate Communication Specialist

Caresource

Role and Responsibility: Create and maintain internal communication materials that support busine...

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Communication and Social Media Manager

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Account Director

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2019-01-16:

Role and Responsibility:

  • Create and maintain internal communication materials that support business objectives and enhance employee engagement
  • Develop internal communications strategies that align with the needs of the business, employees, legislators, providers, and members
  • Develop content for the company intranet including executive communications and corporate updates; train individual department leads to manage their own content
  • Support maintenance and execution of editorial calendar for company intranet to ensure timely communication of messages across the organization
  • Establish measurements and monitor internal communication plan execution; provide ongoing feedback and recommendations for improvements
  • Engage  team members and other stakeholders from across the organization in problem-solving discussions about communications processes and issues and develop recommendations
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders, including executives, to ensure successful collaboration
  • Maintain leadership role on project teams across the organization
  • Support multiple in-person and virtual events throughout the year; develop agendas, create presentations and manage production details; work directly with executives to develop messaging and gain approval on content
  • Provide communication expertise and serve on internal work groups to support communication efforts
  • Ensure on-time production of materials on target and within budget
  • Support the identification of industry-specific award entries and the development of nominations to strengthen CareSource brand
  • Perform any other job-related instructions as requested


Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, or related field or equivalent years of relevant work experience is required
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience in communications is required; healthcare communications experience is preferred
  • Professional writing experience is preferred


Required Competencies / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency level with Microsoft office products
  • Visual software expertise (PowerPoint, Photoshop, Desk Top Publishing, HTML & web experience is preferred)
  • Effective technical writing and copy editing skills
  • Proficiency with SharePoint preferred
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Effective time management skills to manage multiple projects at once
  • Creative thinking skills necessary to enhance employee engagement requirements


Licensure / Certification:

  • None


Working Conditions:

  • General office environment; required to sit/stand for long periods of time
  • Occasional travel required
  • Some non-traditional hours required for event production


More info and to apply online: https://re11.ultipro.com/CAR1029/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*BED8F37C7F5FEA7C

2019-01-16:

Role and Responsibility:

  • Lead development of communications strategies that align with the needs of the business, employees, legislators, providers, and members
  • Manage communication support by creating and maintaining communication deliverables, including but not limited to brochure/flier production, program materials, plan materials, and online content
  • Manage external social media communications across multiple platforms intended to reach consumers, stakeholders and current and potential employees, including developing strategy for content and promotion of company information through paid boosting
  • Responsible for measurement and monitoring of social media plan execution; provide ongoing feedback and recommendations for improvements
  • Engage  team members and other stakeholders from across the organization to maximize opportunities to leverage social media to support company initiatives
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders, including executives, to ensure successful collaboration
  • Lead project teams for assigned areas and direct and oversee the creation of communication materials
  • Provide communication expertise and serve on internal work groups to support communication efforts
  • Ensure that all regulatory and accreditation requirements are met in materials created and coordinate approvals per department policies
  • Ensure on-time production of materials on target and within budget
  • Perform any other job related instructions as requested

    Key Decision Rights:

  • Internal and external messaging (social media, company intranet)
  • Internal and external presentations (conferences, etc.)
  • Award entries
  • Communication plans and messaging
  • Executive talking points

    Cross Functional Interactions:

  • CareSource Foundation and CareSource University
  • Market and Product Group
  • Core Services


Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, or related field or equivalent years of relevant work experience is required
  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience in communications is required; healthcare communications experience is preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years of professional writing experience is preferred


Required Competencies / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency level with Microsoft office products
  • Visual software expertise (PowerPoint, Photoshop, Desk Top Publishing, HTML & web experience is preferred)
  • Excellent verbal, written and visual communications skills
  • Creativity skills with the ability to write and create simple and effective materials
  • Strong problem solving skills with attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and high level of professionalism
  • Effective technical writing skills
  • Ability to use multiple types of electronic/social media
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Project management skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Ability to develop, prioritize, and accomplish goals
  • Effective time management skills


Licensure / Certification:

  • None


Accountability:

  • Accuracy of communication materials
  • Error-free external facing materials


Working Conditions:

  • General office environment; required to sit/stand for long periods of time


For more info and to apply online: https://re11.ultipro.com/CAR1029/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*C7D253C817C98C60

2019-01-16:

The Account Director provides leadership for assigned accounts and is responsible for client relationships, projects and deliverables. This individual will primarily support the agency’s relationship with a Fortune 500 global technology and engineering company.

Responsibilities

  • Accountable to maintain and grow assigned client relationship(s)
  • Establishes and grows relationships with client’s senior management team members
  • Manages internal team activity to ensure timely delivery of products and services to accounts
  • Effectively communicates client issues with appropriate agency partners
  • Seeks out new opportunities within existing clients; accountable to participate in and support agency new business; actively participates in agency new business efforts; may be a member of the new business pitch team
  • Monitors trends to deliver clients the best integrated marketing and communications results
  • Ensures customer satisfaction and financial performance management on assigned accounts
  • Collaborates with senior team leaders and others to bring best solutions and expertise to the client, and to develop relationships and strategies to grow the client’s business with the firm
  • Builds positive relationships with and acts as a liaison between colleagues, clients and the media
  • Supports the organization by adhering to consistent standards for client financial performance, including timely input on projected work, billing, and other administrative duties


Qualifications

  • 10 or more years of marketing and communications experience; preferably working in an agency setting
  • Results-based experience in business-to-business (B2B) marketing and communications
  • Track record of successful integrated campaign management including support of trade shows and events
  • Must have strong analytical and strategic skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong Microsoft office skills
  • Experience leading account and/or project teams
  • Experience with organic growth of accounts or projects
  • Experience managing multiple projects and prioritizing
  • Ability to manage conflicts and difficult situations
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • BA/BS in related fields

 

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements for this position here: https://careers-fahlgrenmortine.icims.com/jobs/1417/account-director/job.

Please, no phone calls. Relocation assistance will not be provided.

Fahlgren Mortine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2018-12-20:

Client Engagement Summer Intern

Fahlgren Mortine is seeking marketing (advertising) and communications (public relations) interns for its Columbus, Cleveland and Dayton, Ohio offices. The selected candidates will gain experience working in an integrated marketing and communications firm, as well as have the chance to learn about the intersection of paid, earned, owned and shared media channels.

College juniors and seniors with marketing and communications experience are encouraged to apply for the paid 10-week internship, which will begin in May/June 2019.

Please note -- Our Columbus office location includes the following application details/requirements:

  • A $1,000 scholarship for the recipient
  • Current resume
  • Cover letter explaining your skill set and why you should be considered for this opportunity
  • Completed Founder’s Award application assignment (details on website)
  • Two work/class writing samples (such as published articles, news releases, fact sheets, memos, plans, essays, research papers, creative briefs, PowerPoint presentations, etc.)

 

The deadline to apply is Friday, February 1, 2019.

Potential responsibilities may include:

  • Conducts new business and client/competitor research and analysis
  • Develops media lists, blogger lists, editorial calendars and media results reports
  • Participates in both internal team and client meetings
  • Writes news releases, website copy, fact sheets, collateral copy, social media content and other materials, and may support the development of integrated campaign materials including case studies, etc.
  • Conducts social media and brand research, as well as audits
  • Interacts with local, trade and national media, as well as bloggers, when appropriate
  • May assist with planning and onsite execution of client events, conferences, meetings and booths
  • Other duties, as assigned

 

Other opportunities for professional growth:

  • Exposure to a broad agency setting with communications, marketing, strategic planning, media, creative and digital disciplines
  • Opportunity to tailor existing internship program to meet individual needs
  • Opportunity to develop proficiencies with leading-edge communications technology research tools, including CisionPoint and Critical Mention
  • Opportunity to write creative and media briefs, and blog posts
  • One-on-one mentoring with designated individuals
  • Ability to cultivate diverse skills through a well-rounded experience by working in a variety of industries, including consumer, non-profit, business-to-business, education, healthcare, retail, technology and tourism accounts
  • Exposure to a variety of marketing and communications focus areas, including media relations, internal communications, investor relations, industry analyst relations, public affairs, strategic research, branding, crisis communications, social media, media planning and buying, paid search, brand planning and more

 

Qualifications:

To apply, you must be a full-time undergraduate student. While preference is given to public relations, communications, marketing, advertising and journalism majors, all applicants will be considered.

Ideal applicants possess:

  • Strong research, organizational and writing skills
  • A proven understanding of marketing and communications, social media and online and traditional media
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency using AP Style is preferred
  • Solid critical thinking skills
  • Ability to take initiative and assume responsibility
  • Ability to work independently and in team settings
  • Excellent attention to detail, including proofreading
  • A positive attitude and drive
  • Strong Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Prior internship experience in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, advertising, and/or business is also a plus 

  

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume for this internship position here: https://careers-fahlgrenmortine.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&hashed=-435773152

Please, no phone calls. Relocation assistance will not be provided.

Fahlgren Mortine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2018-05-07:

The opportunity: The Communications Team at Huntington is looking for a rising star to join us as we proactively care for our brand and reputation. This budding PR pro will assist with corporate and regional external media and public relations activities, as well as internal communications.

Reporting to the Vice President of PR and Media Relations, this professional is a creative storyteller with a can-do attitude. Ready to lend a hand and eager to learn, this go-getter is committed to our purpose-driven brand and seeks out opportunities to remind people of the connections we share as humans. As hectic as the world gets, we’re all in this together. 

We’re a high-touch company that looks out for people – even handing out lollipops, dog biscuits and our famous untethered green pens because small moments of kindness matter. We’re focused on the common ground we share with our current and future customer: that we all want to make the world a better place – Welcoming for all. We’re rolling up our sleeves and striving to do even more to make life better for others. That’s a bold ambition and if you’re up to the task, we want to meet you.   

About Huntington: Over the past 152 years, Huntington has grown into one of the largest and most respected regional banks in the Midwest providing consumer, small business, commercial, treasury management, wealth management, brokerage, trust, and insurance services. With $104 billion in assets and a network of 966 branches and 1,848 ATMs across eight states, Huntington also provides auto dealer, equipment finance, national settlement and capital market services that extend beyond its core states.

Our purpose is to help make people’s lives better and we do this by looking out for each other. We notice when our customers are facing a challenge and we step in to help. We anticipate road blocks - or opportunities – and we show them the path forward. That’s why we created products like 24-Hour Grace® and ASTERISK-FREE checking®.  We’re deeply committed to strengthening the communities we serve and we see our role as bigger than banking.

Job Summary

  • Protect our brand reputation fiercely.
  • Build and enhance our reputation passionately.
  • Monitor press coverage, file and update press database, digital library, and press clippings. Create and maintain comprehensive media lists because at Huntington, we care about the small details. 
  • Assist with new release writing, briefs and media kit preparation.  
  • Participate in brainstorming, pitch sessions and brand building opportunities. 
  • Assist with event planning because at Huntington, we’re committed to creating fun, meaningful experiences for our communities and our colleagues.
  • Assist with speech writing and executive communications because words are a powerful engagement tool.
  • Serve as a project manager to write, produce or facilitate the development of multiple internal communication vehicles including articles for company intranet, announcements, talking points, Q&As and other Huntington communications.
  • Travel to key markets across our eight state footprint as needed. 

 

Required Skills

  • People-first, enthusiastic personality
  • Unquestioned ethics
  • Healthy respect for the news industry and journalists
  • Passionate storyteller with natural curiosity
  • Superb written and verbal communications skills with working knowledge of AP writing style
  • Strong interpersonal, networking and presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Speed, flexibility, adaptability and ability to work under pressure
  • Outstanding judgment, problem-solving ability and resourcefulness
  • Degree in Public Relations, Journalism or Communications required with preference to public relations
  • Experience in financial services or other highly-regulated industry is a plus. 
  • 2-4 years of experience in a combination of public relations, media relations and executive communications. 

 

For more info: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/nghome.guid?c=1047945&d=HuntingtonExternal&prc=RMPOD1&r=5000357527406

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