Goff Public seeks public relations account executive

Goff Public, a top-ranked full-service communications agency based in Saint Paul, seeks a motivated, self-starter to join our public relations practice. The public relations account executive (AE) is responsible for day-to-day management and execution of client projects and accounts. Candidates should be comfortable working on multiple projects with a variety of clients in a fast-paced, team-focused environment.

Duties may include:

• Planning, coordinating and executing the firm’s work for assigned clients

• Writing press releases and op-eds

• Pitching stories to the media; building and nurturing relationships with reporters

• Developing media lists and distributing press releases

• Developing social media content and strategies

• Researching, writing, editing and proofreading materials

• Managing deadlines and working within account teams to contribute ideas and execute tasks

• Monitoring and analyzing media coverage and social media; preparing reports for internal teams or clients

• Developing presentations

• Providing communications and crisis communications advice; creating strategies and plans

• Participating in new business efforts, proposals and pitches

The desired candidate will:

• Actively contribute to team meetings

• Demonstrate knowledge of and understanding of the company’s values and capabilities

• Proactively seek and share information with colleagues

• Effectively collaborate with colleagues to solve problems for clients

• Provide top-quality service to clients

Requirements

• 2-4 years of experience in public relations, communications or related fields

• Strong written and verbal communications skills

• Demonstrated writing and proofreading skills

• Excellent time management, project management and organizational skills

• Inquisitive, fast learner

• Ability to thrive in a fluid and collaborative environment

If you think you’d be great in this role, send an email telling us why, along with a resume and two writing samples to Sue Kuncio at sue@goffpublic.com by Monday, January 25.

Goff Public welcomes candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply. We believe a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture is fundamental to our success and provides employees the best opportunities to grow professionally and provide their highest value to clients and each other. A diverse workforce allows us to better serve our clients and our community as we provide strategies and insights on communicating and advocating effectively to and for all audiences.

Goff Public seeks legislative assistant

Goff Public is seeking an immediate, full-time legislative assistant for its government relations practice for the 2021 legislative session. The successful candidate would begin as soon as possible and work through May, with the possibility of permanent employment.

This is a full-time position, including some evening and weekend hours. Job responsibilities include bill tracking, monitoring hearings, writing legislative updates, scheduling appointments and managing schedules. Candidates should have project management experience, strong writing skills, and experience working at the Minnesota State Capitol and/or on legislative campaigns.

This is an opportunity to work for a well-respected firm with clients across multiple policy areas. In addition to government relations work, the position may include working with Goff Public’s public relations and public affairs practices.

About Goff Public
Goff Public is an independent communications agency with active government relations, public affairs and public relations practices. We work with companies and organizations to advocate for their interests at the state Capitol and local units of government.

To apply
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and three references to Sue Kuncio at sue@goffpublic.com by 5 p.m. CST on Monday, January 11.