Marketing Assistant in Richfield, MN at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  834338

Title: Marketing Assistant I

Duration: through 9/9/18

Work Location: Richfield, MN

Tell me about your department:



Position Overview:


Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:

This is an entry level role, and is open to recent graduates or upcoming Spring 2018 graduates. Responsibilities for this role include:


-Track, monitor and compile news coverage and coverage reports

-Monitor PR news inbox and direct media inquiries to PR team members for fulfillment

-Research media and create coverage reports

-Research and compile media lists

-Write media pitches

-Coordinate media stories:

  • Interact with local market media contacts to coordinate story logistics
  • Prepare Best Buy retail spokespeople
  • Monitor and recommend day-to-day opportunities for PR team social channels

-Write internal communications for Best Buy employees

-Assisting with media campaigns

-Will also have opportunities for media outreach



Skills Overview:

What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?

-MUST HAVE an understanding of PR through education with a preferred degree in communications, public relations, or journalism

-PR experience through internship highly preferred but not required

-Excellent writing skills with a strong attention to detail

What are the technologies and the depth of the technologies that a candidate must have in order to be successful in this role?

-Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

-Preferred Cision database experience or knowledge, but not required as we can train them on this service 

What are the soft skills that you feel candidates must-have in order to be successful in this role?

-Strong organizational skills

-Possesses a desire to learn and develop

-Hard working and driven

-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 


Interview Process –date(s)/time(s) that are blocked on the manager’s calendar for interviews:


Desired Start Date: ASAP, but open to start date for the right candidate