If you live outside the Twin Cities area, you may not have heard the big news this week: Target laid off 1,700 employees on Tuesday. Including a few friends of mine. I blogged about this on Thursday–and I’ve offered up my assistance to a few friends already. Now, I challenge you–what can you do to help our friends over at Target?
Know someone who was impacted? Take five minutes and give them a call. Offer to help. Go out of your way to help. Believe me, it WILL matter. And, you’ll feel a whole lot better about yourself, too.
Now, on to the news and events of the last two weeks in Minneapolis/St. Paul!
Heather Cmiel, formerly of Bellmont PR, recently took a job as marketing communications strategist at 3M.
Greg Swan, who was over at Weber Shandwick for almost 10 years, took the role of Vice President-PR and emerging media at space150.
Amy Bryant recently signed on with HealthPartners as their new senior communications consultant.
Katie Miller was promoted to social media director over at OLSON recently. Great news, Katie!
Alison O’Keefe is celebrating five years at Exponent PR. Congrats Alison!
MIMA is hosting “Brand Storytelling in a Digital World” at the Carlson School of Management on Wed., March 18. Hope to see you there!
Want to give back? MN PRSA is hosting its annual Pro-Am Day on Friday, March 27 (great event–I participated for years). Register by March 20.
Social Media Breakfast is hosting another one of its popular “case study” panels on Friday, March 27. Looks like Andersen’s Angela Swenson and OLSON’s Katie Miller will be presenting. Sign up here.
Prime Therapeutics is looking for a marketing manager to join its team: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/35942080?trk=hp-feed-jymbii-jobTitle
Sleep Number (client) is looking for a director of PR and corporate communications: http://www.mnprblog.com/2015/03/job-sleep-number-director-pr-corporate.html
TopRank Marketing is seeking a content marketing manager to join its team: http://www.toprankmarketing.com/careers/contentmarketingmanager/
General Mills is looking for a corporate communications social media specialist to join its Golden Valley team: http://careers.generalmills.com/en/jobs/descriptions/corporate-communications-social-media-specialist-minneapolis-minnesota-job-1-5193641?country=united-states
The folks at GiveMN are looking for a marketing communications manager: https://www.mnpartners.org/about_us/job_openings/apply_for_givemn_marcomm_manager/