Media and Content Specialist

Full Time

Neuger is seeking an ambitious, enthusiastic and talented public relations professional to join the team in our Minneapolis office. While primarily focused on content strategy, writing and media relations, the successful candidate for this position will work on a broad variety of projects within a collaborative team environment looking to become increasingly diverse. The position is full-time; 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

Content Strategy, Writing and Editing

  • Assist in development of communications and marketing plans, including content strategy
  • Plan and develop social media, website and newsletter/email content for clients and agency
  • Develop editorial and content calendars
  • Manage the implementation of editorial and content calendars
  • Copywriting, editing and proofreading

Agency Support

  • Assist in generating new business and preparing proposals
  • Help broaden our perspectives in serving clients and growing the agency
  • Participate in brainstorms
  • Participate in company meetings and events
  • Track time by the quarter-hour in the Neuger project management system
  • Vigorously pursue the agency core values of integrity, excellence and success
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Educational/Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in public relations, communications or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years media relations/public relations/content strategy experience
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Experience with media database platforms and other database management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and functional knowledge of Google Workspace
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent media relationships and passion for building new media relationships
  • Keen eye for laying out reader-friendly information
  • Flexible working style that can work with a variety of personalities
  • Willingness to bring diversity to our thinking for the agency and our clients
  • Committed to the values of integrity, excellence and success

Working at Neuger

Neuger is a dynamic team of public relations, marketing communications and branding experts absolutely dedicated to providing the very best in strategic communications counsel to its clients. We seek to be an inclusive environment where employees are asked to bring their authentic selves to their positions in the agency, where wide-ranging viewpoints are sought out, and where colleagues are asked to share a genuine voice with the understanding that it will be embraced and respected by their co-workers. 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 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.

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