January 2012 Archives

Undergraduate Writing Consultant

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Job: Undergraduate Writing Consultant
Employer: Center for Writing
Deadline: March 4, 2012

The Center for Writing invites applications for the position of Undergraduate Writing Consultant. Writing consultants consult one-to-one with students who are working on writing projects from various disciplines. Therefore, we look for candidates with a good knowledge of academic writing conventions who collaborate well with others and are good teachers. We welcome applications from students in all majors and from diverse cultural and language backgrounds. All new undergraduate consultants will take WRIT 3751W: The Theory and Practice of Writing Consultancy in Fall 2012.

Applications are due by March 4; appointments will be made by the end of April, and work will begin in Fall 2012. Please see the job posting for additional qualifications, job responsibilities, and application instructions. All applications must be submitted online through the University of Minnesota employment system.

Questions should be directed to me: Dr. Debra Hartley, hartley@umn.edu.

Proofreader

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Job: Proofreader
Employer: Yiping Qi, Ph.D.
Deadline:

Seeking English editing help, focusing on grammar, for a letter: about 6000 words and 20 pages. The letter contains many facts in plain language

Paid.

If intersted please contact Yiping Qi, Ph.D. at qixx0026@umn.edu

Yiping Qi, Ph.D.
Dan Voytas lab
Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development
Center for Microbial and Plant Genomics
Center for Genome Engineering
Uinversity of Minnesota

1500 Gortner Ave.
St. Paul, MN, 55108
Phone: 612-625-8416
Fax: 612-624-6264

Technical Writer

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Job: Technical Writer
Employer: Fast Enterprises
Deadline: 02-01-12

Job Description:
As a technical writer on our team, you will be involved in creating and maintaining online help, computer-based training courses, and technical reference material.

Qualifications:
Successful technical writing candidates will possess many of the following characteristics:
• Creative and analytical with strong attention to detail;
• Personal integrity, confidence and enthusiasm;
• Self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and on teams;
• Experience with Microsoft Word, Adobe RoboHelp, and Adobe Captivate;
• Bachelor's degree in Technical Writing or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

To meet the needs of our employees, we provide competitive benefits packages in each of our business locations around the world.

Application Instructions:
Stop by our booth at the Science and Engineering Career Fair on 1/31 to sign up for an on-campus interview!

To apply please send your resume and transcript (an unofficial copy is sufficient) to FastCareers@FastEnterprises.com

View job on GoldPass

Marketing Intern

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Job: Marketing Intern
Employer: Piper Jaffray
Deadline:

Description

The marketing intern assists with day-to-day marketing activities, including production of online and offline marketing collateral in accordance with Piper Jaffray brand standards. S/he will work 2-3 days (15 hours or fewer) per week at the Piper Jaffray office in downtown Minneapolis.

S/he assists with production needs for advertising and print collateral (ads, brochures, fact sheets, mailers); conference and event materials (conference books, signage), and HTML e-mail blasts (newsletters, announcements, invitations). The position is also assists with updating and maintaining content on the Piper Jaffray Web sites and intranet.

The marketing intern works alongside the marketing production specialist, under the direction of the marketing manager. S/he may work with printers, publishers and compliance to ensure all deliverables meet necessary specifications before publication.

Additional tasks and projects as assigned.

Responsibilities:

* Produces print and online marketing collateral.
* Assists in producing conference books, signage and other event materials.
* Creates and deploys HTML e-mail blasts.
* Fulfills logo requests and supports adherence to corporate brand standards.
* Serves as backup proofreader for marketing documents.

Required Qualifications:

* Pursuing a bachelor's degree in graphic design, marketing, communications or related field.
* Experience in HTML and CSS
* Experience in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver
* Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
* Highly attentive to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience in print and online marketing production
* Experience with Flash, Microsoft Sharepoint, ExactTarget and/or analytics software
* Copywriting or editing experience

Apply HERE or email resume/cover letter to Jenna Bauer at jenna.s.bauer@pjc.com.

Marketing Production Specialist

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Job: Marketing Production Specialist
Employer: Piper Jaffray
Deadline:

Description

Piper Jaffray is seeking a Marketing Production Specialist in our Minneapolis, MN office. The marketing production specialist is responsible for online and offline marketing collateral production in accordance with Piper Jaffray brand standards. S/he handles production needs for advertising and print collateral (ads, brochures, fact sheets, mailers); conference and event materials (conference books, signage), and HTML e-mail blasts (newsletters, announcements, invitations). The position is also responsible for regularly updating and maintaining content on the Piper Jaffray Web sites and intranet.

The production specialist provides support and assistance to multiple business lines across Piper Jaffray, working under the direction of the marketing manager for each project. S/he will work closely with printers, publishers and compliance to ensure all deliverables meet necessary specifications before publication.

Additional tasks and projects as assigned.

Responsibilities:

* Produces print and online marketing collateral; updates corporate templates, presentation slides and other documents.
* Produces and publishes large scale conference books, signage and other event materials.
* Creates and deploys HTML e-mail blasts, ensures satisfactory rendering across e-mail clients, and maintains distribution lists.
* Maintains library of company photos, biographies and other marketing assets. Assists in modifying high resolution photos to support different size, color and resolution requirements as necessary. Coordinates photos shoots when needed for employee headshots.
* Tracks and updates rights-managed image files for renewal and compliance requirements.
* Fulfills logo requests and supports adherence to corporate brand standards.
* Proactively seeks opportunities for cost savings and efficiencies to streamline production processes.
* Serves as backup proofreader for marketing documents.

Required Qualifications:

* 2 years experience in print and online marketing production
* Bachelor's degree in graphic design, marketing, communications or related field.
* Fluent in HTML and CSS
* Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver
* Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
* Experience working in a demanding environment under tight deadlines
* Highly attentive to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience adhering to branding and style guides
* Experience with Flash, Microsoft Sharepoint, ExactTarget and/or analytics software
* Experience in financial or B2B industry
* Copywriting or editing experience

Apply Here or email resume/cover letter to Jenna Bauer at jenna.s.bauer@pjc.com.

Research Report Publication Assistant

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Job: Research Report Publication Assistant
Employer: Center for Transportation Studies
Deadline: 02-09-12

Full-time, M-F, daytime hours (flexible)
Hourly Rate: $9.00 - $11.00 DOQ

Qualifications
Required
-Currently enrolled University of Minnesota student; undergraduates, a minimum of 6.0 credits and graduates, a minimum of 3.0 credits.
-Experience using Microsoft Software Applications, particularly Word.
-Excellent writing skills.
-Strong attention to detail, data integrity, and organization skills
-Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
-Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
-Excellent customer service skills; professional demeanor and appearance
-A desire and ability to work as part of team and take direction from multiple people with a variety of personalities, skill-sets and a fast paced/multitasking environment
-Writing intensive coursework: prefer major in journalism, English, or another writing-intensive major
-Ability to learn new software.

Preferred
-Interest in transportation related professions
-Coursework in English, journalism, public policy, urban studies, transportation related research, or engineering
-Experience assisting full-time professional staff with varied and complex projects
-Experience using Adobe InDesign
-Experience with Adobe Acrobat Professional

Duties
Report Management:
Edit and format research reports for publication.
Create report covers
Maintain organization of electronic and paper files
Write short technical paragraphs

Administrative Services:
Assist with mailing, copying, and filing
Assist with communications (telephone, email, fax)
Assist with taking meeting minutes and dictation
Create PowerPoint presentations
Compile survey information and event evaluation summaries.

Proposal Management:
Formatting of grant proposals to create consistency

See here for additional information and application instructions

Proofreader

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Job: Proofreader
Employer: Miguel E. Fiol-Elias, MD
Deadline:

Help Needed Proofreading Manuscript!

Looking For: Graduate student or other qualified
What: Proofread/edit a150 page novel manuscript in Word 2010 format (this is ready for publication.)


Please contact me for negotiating price at below address or better e mail: fiolx001@umn.edu.

Miguel E. Fiol-Elias, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Care Center

University of Minnesota Medical School
Phillips-Wangensteen Building 12-144
Mayo Mail Code 295
420 Delaware St SE Minneapolis, MN 55455

Office Direct: 612-626-7044
Department number: 612-625-9900
Office Fax: 612-625-7950

Proofreader

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Job: Proofreader
Employer: Med School Faculty Member
Deadline:

One of our faculty is looking for a professional service to help him with polishing his scientific writing. English is not his first language and he has some struggles with writing clearly in English.

Contact: Lisa M. Rogers roger031@umn.edu

Social Media/PR Intern

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Job: Social Media/PR Intern
Employer: Four51
Deadline:

Do you breathe PR, Social Media and can't wait to hit a keyboard and start blogging? If so, we want YOU!

Four51, a Minneapolis based technology company, has an immediate opening for a PR/Social Media paid intern to support marketing and public relations efforts to increase user acquisition, retention and thought leadership. Our line of local/social/mobile commerce and eCommerce applications is seeing incredible growth and with growth comes opportunity.

As PR/Social media intern at Four51, you'll make a direct impact on our organization by contributing ideas that inform our strategy, content that builds our position and developing relationships that share our story. This is an exciting opportunity for an aggressive PR/Marketing/Journalism/Communications student or recent grad looking for real world experience in a fast pace, high growth environment.

Reports to the Director of Marketing

Paid hourly, 20 hours a week during regular business hours (8-5 M-F)

Responsibilities:

* Manage an editorial program and production calendar on a daily basis
* Update Four51 website and partner webpages and blogs
* Manage and engage a growing community across social media platforms
* Build relationships with bloggers and media, identifying pitch opportunities and making pitches on behalf of Four51
* Ensure all content is on-brand, consistent in terms of style, quality and tone of voice, and optimized for search and user experience
* Speak up! Contribute ideas that inform strategy
* Press writing and media materials development
* Other duties assigned

Desired Skills & Experience

*The intern must be organized, and detail-oriented with outstanding writing and interpersonal skills.

*Experience with Content Management (CMS).
*Basic HTML/CSS is required.
*Knowledge of and high interest in social media, marketing, public relations and technology as well as the role technology plays in changing norms associated with how people connect to each other and brands.
*Experience with building communities on social platforms.
*Experience with developing relationships with bloggers and press and then delivering successful pitches to share Four51 point of view.

Education:

Bachelors and Graduate students in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism preferred.

Company Description

For more than a decade, Four51 has developed technology that fuels business in all 50 states and in 40 countries around the world. Four51′s line of local/social/mobile commerce and eCommerce applications (SaaS) have been used by thousands of businesses including half the fortune 500.
Additional Information

Posted: December 27, 2011

Type: Temporary

Experience: Internship

Functions: Public Relations, Marketing, Writing/Editing

Industries: Internet

CLICK HERE to Apply

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