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Media Coordinator

Our ideal candidate is is looking to launch a career in the PR industry, has experience or education in communications/journalism/PR, is amazingly flexible and excited for personal and professional growth.  

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Embrace and model the MINER Core Values
  • Apply critical thinking and an eye for detail to capture and edit videos of client media placements
  • Create and maintain accurate Publicity Reports for clients
  • Research media markets to identify contacts and outlets to align with client messaging and target audience(s)
  • Provide digital marketing support for Media Minefield and external clients, as necessary
  • Assist Media Teams with Message Sessions, cultivating media contacts for clients across the country, pitching clients, and conducting focused research to help identify media opportunities for clients
  • Cross-train with similar functions to provide efficient and uninterrupted coverage and support for internal clients
  • Collaborate with operations team, as needed, to ensure office runs smoothly

 

Job Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Google app software (Gmail, Calendar, Drive) and general troubleshooting ability
  • Video editing a plus
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Adept at quickly understanding new software (applications) and processes
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent is preferred

 To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected].

Brand Strategist

Our ideal candidate is experienced, has been the passionate, professional and energetic voice of a public social media account for a minimum of 2 years, has a proven background in social media strategy, prior media/communications experience, strong writing skills and an unmatched eye for detail.

 

Job Responsibilities:

SOCIAL MEDIA

  • Leverage the power of storytelling by providing the voice and strategic, effective and engaging content for Media Minefield and executive social media platforms
  • Promote Flip Your Script podcast and weekly episodes through thoughtful and creative social media posts to drive listenership, subscribers and downloads
  • Capture/share photos of company events, earned media opportunities and speaking engagements to showcase unique company culture
  • Post, optimize and drive engagement on social media posts through strategic tagging, hashtags, monitoring and engaging
  • Support brand initiatives by strategically sharing content from media outlets and organizations that align with Media Minefield and CEO’s communication goals and identifying and engaging with social media accounts that share like-minded business models and philosophies
  • Write engaging, relevant content to highlight and share client success stories

 

MARKETING & WRITING

  • Support all Media Minefield brand and marketing directives and initiatives by aligning and implementing earned, owned and paid media strategies
  • Write blogs and other strategic content monthly
  • Write and provide oversight for content on company and podcast websites

 

Job Requirements:

  • 2+ years’ experience leading brand strategy
  • Proven success managing and growing a public social media account
  • Ability to align multiple initiatives and strategies to drive growth
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to adapt easily to a quickly changing environment
  • Collaborative with all levels of an organization
  • Proficiency in Google app software (Gmail, Calendar, Drive) and general troubleshooting ability
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent is preferred

 To apply, please pitch yourself as the best Brand Strategist in your email to [email protected], and include your resume and links to your social media accounts.

How do you feel about unicorns?

Media Minefield continues to receive awards and recognition for being an incredible place to work. Our Core Values guide us as we provide one-of-a-kind service and create a unique, positive work environment. We wear capes, enjoy unlimited vacation and offer a 100% employer-funded health insurance option. Our employees grow personally and professionally through regular Lunch & Learns, Book Club and a 5-year anniversary experience unique to each Miner. Because we believe families are a priority at all stages of a career, we welcome new babies to the office through our Mini Miner program, and our employees receive a paid 30-day sabbatical after 10 years of employment. Each year we recognize one Miner for their commitment to our Core Values and reward them with a 5-star trip for two to a premier destination. We are committed to making Media Minefield be the best place you’ll ever work!

We dream big for our clients and our employees.

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Media Coach

Our ideal candidate is an excellent writer with 2-5 years real-world newsroom, journalism and/or communications experience, is gifted in noticing even the smallest details, appreciates the power of messaging through media and values collaboration.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage healthy and successful client and media relationships
  • Identify and communicate clients’ key messages through media interviews and appearances
  • Coach clients pre- and post-interview
  • Curate and write social media posts that showcase our clients' key messages
  • Connect client interviewing and messaging opportunities to current headlines

 

Job Requirements:

  • Proven prior media, journalism or communications experience
  • Excellent communication skills, including writing creative content and the ability to give constructive, relevant feedback
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills

 Please pitch yourself as the best Media Coach candidate in your email to [email protected].

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We're hiring!

Media Minefield is ready to add ambitious and nimble full-time Miners to our Minneapolis team! Interested in a front row seat at our innovative and growing PR company?

Repeatedly voted a Best Place to Work and a Best Company to Work For, Media Minefield champions a healthy and vibrant workplace culture and is looking for candidates who exhibit and inspire excellence and have a strong desire to learn and evolve.

Our Core Values are the foundation of our success; we go all in as wildly successful, innovative, cape-wearing Miners who are committed to providing an environment of inclusion and mutual respect, where diversity drives creativity and innovation and where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. Candidates are selected based on qualifications and merit.

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