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AE/SAE - Olson Engage

Minneapolis, MN & Chicago, IL

Corporate Affairs

Who we are:
Audacious. Ingenious. Real. If that sounds like you, you’ll fit right in. Olson Engage a new breed of agency, purpose-built for marketing’s new realities. And Engage knows how to get attention—and how to wield it. Don’t take our word for it: PR Week says we’re “a model for creativity, growth and client service.” And we’ve spent the last 12 years proving that the right idea, well executed, can boost reputations, drive sales and inspire stakeholders for some of the most admired brands and companies anywhere.

Who we’re looking for:
Olson Engage is looking for an account professional at either the Account Executive or Senior Account Executive level for our growing Corporate Affairs practice in Minneapolis. Our ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience in corporate communications, including media relations and issues monitoring. Additionally, we’d like a candidate with proven ability to work with diverse groups of people on complex, trending issues; familiarity with budget planning and public affairs is a plus. 

What you’ll get to do:

• Responsible for many day-to-day activities, including status updates, traditional and social media monitoring and reporting, tracking industry- and client-related issues, etc.
• Develop messaging and social media content including press releases, holding statements and internal client communications
• Conduct and coordinate media relations in local and national markets, respond to media inquiries
• Regularly monitor media to mine for potential issues and threats, including legislative and regulatory developments
• Fully understand relevant aspects of our clients’ businesses and generate new ideas to solve their communication challenges
• Collaborate on a regular basis with team members across multiple functions and practice areas within the agency
 What you’ll need to succeed:
• Be a versatile team player who enjoys collaboration
• Thrive and be flexible in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
• Exhibit excellent writing skills
• Take a solution-oriented approach to problem-solving and issues management
• Enjoy building client relationships
• Serious work ethic with the ability to not take yourself too seriously
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in public relations, communications or other closely related field
• Four-year college degree in a relevant field of study
• Ability to communicate in a clear and compelling way in verbal and written form
• Experience with corporate affairs, issues and reputation management, and media relations

ICF Olson is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Please apply here