Social Media Coordinator


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Sr. Media Relations Specialist


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Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School

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Client Engagement Summer Intern, PR + Marketing

Fahlgren Mortine

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Public Relations Coordinator


The opportunity: The Communications Team at Huntington is looking for a rising star to join us ...

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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. 


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Supports Corporate Communications by providing written communication to reach outside and internal sources to promote Midmark’s Brand.
•Supports the corporate communications strategy and external communications activity. 
•Writes corporate copy for internal organization audience, including newsletters, emails, flyers, intranet postings, presentations, video scripts, etc. 
•Proof reads all corporate communications prior to deployment. 
•Partners with the Corproate Communications Manager to ensure internal branding is communicated throughout Midmark. 
•Provide corporate communications direction and support as needed to Marketing and Corporate Communications Director. 

Prefered candidates will be working toward or have obtained a degree in English, Communications, Marketing or a similar field.

•Ability to develop cooperative working relationships with teammates, customers, media and public
•Ability to brainstorm ideas to extend brand efforts 
•Ability to solve problems and exercise independent judgment
•Strategic thinker and extremely detail-oriented
•Past client and/or people management experience preferred  
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills with engaging presentation skills.
•High level of accuracy and attention to detail; flawless grammar and punctuation.
•Proficiency with basic computer and Google, MS Office apps (Office, Work, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
•Ability to complete multiple projects on deadline
•Ability to work flexible hours occasionally
•Must work within designated bounds of authority and confidentiality
•Must travel occasionally

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Role and Responsibility:

  • Manage key media relationships across markets and with trade media
  • Respond to media inquiries in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Maximize earned media opportunities in both traditional news and all relevant social media platforms, tracking the benefits of these efforts to drive awareness and business goals
  • Responsible for identifying new media opportunities to position CareSource with media outlets and build brand awareness with target audiences
  • Manage agencies in markets to support company initiatives
  • Provide support during crisis situations with strategic communications
  • Monitor daily local, regional and national news coverage about CareSource, health care and related issues
  • Manage ongoing earned media intelligence platforms and develops quarterly reports
  • Support social media strategy
  • Responsible for promoting CareSource locally in all markets and nationally including developing award entries, coordinating media events and providing support to company spokespeople/ presenters
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders, including executives, to ensure successful collaboration
  • Responsible for ensuring all external materials are consistent with brand positioning, established guidelines, and within budget
  • Serve as a liaison with key departments to provide effective communication strategy
  • Maintain a leadership role on project teams
  • Perform any other job related instructions as requested

Key Decision Rights:

  • External messaging
  • Executive talking points
  • External presentations (conferences, etc.)
  • Award entries

Cross Functional Interactions:

  • Will interact with individuals at all levels within the company and externally with vendors and community partners

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, or related field or equivalent work experience is required
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in media relations; healthcare communications experience is preferred
  • Previous professional writing experience is preferred

Required Competencies / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Intermediate proficiency level with Microsoft Office
  • Intermediate proficiency level with visual software programs, such as PowerPoint or other related software program is required
  • Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written communications 
  • Ability to articulate thoughts with all levels of management and in pressure intense situations
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion.
  • Effective decision making and problem resolution skills
  • Strong critical listening and thinking skills

Licensure / Certification:

  • None

Working Conditions:

  • General office environment; required to sit/stand for long periods of time
  • May require minimal travel

Apply online here.


Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School, a Catholic co-educational school of more than 680 students, is seeking an energetic individual to head its recruiting and admissions program.

Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, public relations, marketing, education or related fields, with at least four years of experience in one, or a combination, of these fields. The successful candidate will be proficient in verbal and written communications, able to work collaboratively in a team environment, and able to understand, appreciate, and articulate the unique characteristics of Catholic education in the Marianist and Notre Dame traditions.

As director, the successful candidate will lead the school-wide effort in attracting new students to the school, enrolling qualified students of promise, and informing the retention process. The position reports to the president of Chaminade Julienne.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Katie Espino at Additional details about this position may be found here.


Fahlgren Mortine is seeking full-time 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 2018.

Please note, the Columbus internship position requires completion of a writing assignment, which can be viewed here:

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, eBooks, 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


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:

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

Fahlgren Mortine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Position Summary
RetireMEDiQ is seeking a talented individual to create and maintain a strong online presence for the company. The Social Media Coordinator reports to the Brand Manager and is responsible for implementing online marketing strategies through social media channels.

As the Social Media Coordinator, you will develop original content and suggest creative ways to attract more customers and promote our brand. Ultimately, you should be able to increase web traffic and customer engagement metrics aligned with broader marketing strategies.

A summary of job responsibilities, skills, and requirements follow:
Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain editorial calendar
  • Create engaging text, image and video content
  • Design posts to sustain readers’ curiosity
  • Research audience preferences and discover current trends
  • Measure web traffic and monitor SEO
  • Stay up-to-date with changes in all social platforms ensuring maximum effectiveness
  • Facilitate online conversations with customers and respond to queries
  • Report on online reviews and feedback from leads and customers
  • Develop an optimal posting schedule, considering web traffic and customer engagement metrics
  • Oversee social media accounts’ layout
  • Suggest new ways to attract prospective customers
  • Continually learn about retiree health plans, Medicare and the needs of the rapidly growing retiree market
  • Ensure compliance with Medicare Marketing Guidelines

Skills and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, New media or relevant field
  • 3+ years’ previous work experience in social media strateg
  • Expertise in multiple social media platforms
  • In-depth knowledge of SEO, keyword research and Google Analytics
  • Ability to deliver creative content (text, image and video)
  • Familiarity with online marketing strategies and marketing channels
  • Ability to gasp future trends in digital technologies and act proactively
  • Outgoing, personable and team-oriented with strong listening skills
  • Experience in working collaboratively with multiple departments both internal and external
  • Solid presentation skills

If you are a tech-savvy professional with an interest in communicating with RetireMEDiQ partners, pre-retirees, prospects and customers through online channels, we would like to meet you! Please send resumes to

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