Sr Associate, Speechwriter & Exec Communications

Employer
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Aug 24, 2016
Closes
Mar 04, 2017
Category
Business, Other
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A SPEECHWRITER & EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS SENIOR ASSOCIATESimilar Industry Titles and Key Words: Public Relations, CommunicationsAbout This Opportunity We're looking for someone who wants to shape one of the world's strongest brands from the inside. The ideal candidate is insatiably curious -- equal parts storyteller, investigative reporter and messaging counselor -- with the skills to synthesize corporate strategy and make it sing.  As a Speechwriter & Executive Communications Sr. Associate, you'll:
  • Write speeches - Conduct research, build messaging frameworks, and collaborate with senior leaders to skillfully craft engaging and authentic presentations for internal and external audiences.
  • Message platforms/positioning plans - Evaluate external speaking opportunities and create message platforms for designated senior leaders, ensuring alignment with company strategy and objectives.
  • Executive messaging - Help senior leaders convey what's important to them and to the company using videos, internal social media, and additional emerging vehicles.
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 4+ years of practical experience in communications field (speechwriting experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and strategic thinking skills
  • Exceptional written-communication skills
  • Excellent project management/organization skills with the ability to multi-task and manage time effectively
  • Strong initiative and ability to work well in ambiguous situations
  • Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of Target management and quickly build credibility with internal and external partners
  • Some travel required 

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