Career Seminars

If you're starting your career in public relations or marketing communications, and want to learn more about working at Padilla, please join us for our next career seminar:

Wednesday, June 29, 2020
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Padilla Speer Beardsley

If you'd like to attend, please register through [email protected] or call 612.455.1700.

About Us


| Career Opportunities

Padilla Speer Beardsley is an employee-owned firm and an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer unparalleled benefits.


We strive for excellence. We get results. And we have fun.


All these qualities contributed to our recognition as America’s Best Agency to Work For in 2010. The coveted award is handed out annually by The Holmes Report, a thought-leader in the communications industry. The Star Tribune in Minneapolis also named us one of Minnesota’s Top 100 Workplaces in 2010.


 We’re always looking for creative, entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.  

Senior Account Executive, New York

Padilla Speer Beardsley is looking for a senior account executive with excellent national-media relations skills (traditional and online), and social media experience in both the B2B and consumer sectors to join our New York office in midtown Manhattan. 

Experience with personal finance topics a plus. Candidates must have excellent writing and project-management skills and at least four to five years working in an agency. The SAE will serve as day-to-day contact for some clients and be part of a larger team for others.

The successful candidate must be able to:

• Lead and motivate others.
• Deliver high-value publicity for clients.
• Delegate assignments to appropriate level.
• Plan, implement and evaluate public relations programs.
• Collaborate with senior account leaders on national media relations for clients.

If interested, please send a cover letter referencing this position, along with your resume, to Cindy Dodd, Padilla Speer Beardsley, [email protected] or mail to 950 Third Avenue, New York, NY, 10022.

Administrative Assistant, Agribusiness and Health Care, Minneapolis

Padilla is looking for an organized and detail-oriented person with three-to-five years of experience as an administrative assistant to support our public relations professionals. If you have excellent administrative skills – including grammar, spelling, proofreading and multi-tasking – we’d like to talk to you.

Candidates must be able to type 60 wpm and have strong skills in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience working with mail merge and creating/editing PowerPoint presentations also is a must.

Account Executive, Health Care and Medical Device, Minneapolis  

Padilla Speer Beardsley is looking for an account executive with three-to-five years of health care public relations and media experience to join its health care practice. The ideal candidate will have experience in the health care industry.

Candidates must know how to:
-write all the basic PR tactics including, but not limited to:  media releases, advisories, media pitches, letters to the editors, op-eds, byline articles, case histories and white papers
-produce media lists and materials
-research information to support client work
-deliver a pitch over the phone with trade and consumer media and feel comfortable advocating the client’s story and/or product with the media
-schedule and coordinate media interviews
-execute the logistics of an event
-organize and manage projects and tactics of a strategic or communications plan
-write content for marketing communication materials and tools

Overall, we are looking for a person who writes well and prefers client-oriented projects.  Experience working at a public relations and communications agency is a plus.

Copywriter, Creative Services, Minneapolis

Padilla is looking for a passionate, conceptual writer to join our growing creative services team. The copywriter must be an idea generator and should have a varied portfolio reflecting strong conceptual thinking along with the ability to write and edit copy for expression, organization, strategic intent, grammar and style for a variety of assignments including advertising, long format video, collateral.

Candidates must have three to five years of professional writing experience, plus the following skills:

  • Strong conceptual ability
  • Ability to think collaboratively
  • Able to generate ideas in multiple media areas: advertising, social media, event marketing
  • Proven writing ability, as demonstrated by writing samples, on a variety of subjects
  • Ability to handle multiple projects
  • Must be able to work well without direction
  • Need to be able to collaborate closely with an art director, designer and account managers
  • Experience in client interaction
  • Agency experience a plus

Please send three to five work samples along with cover letter and resume referencing this job to contact information listed below.

Senior Digital Marketer, Interactive, Minneapolis

Padilla Gorilla, Padilla Speer Beardsley’s wildly interactive and fiercely social team is beating the bushes for a digital hominerd with advertising DNA. Can you swing with technical brutes and more socially savvy species alike?

To apply for our Senior Digital Marketer position, you’ll need three to five years of professional experience in planning and doing the heavy lifting for online campaigns and advanced skills in paid campaigns for social networks. Agency survival skills are preferred.

Our Senior Digital Marketer helps develop new business by networking, and slinging creative and interactive strategies at prospective clients and account-service teams. The job also includes researching and developing new capabilities/services to sell to clients. 

Candidates must be able to:  

• Lead and motivate others.
• Maintain good working relationships with clients.
• Plan, implement and evaluate websites and online marketing programs.
• Establish, expand and monitor client budgets.
• Solve client problems.
• Delegate assignments.

Interactive experience should include counseling clients on online marketing campaigns, including programs for paid and natural search/SEO, email marketing, advertising (banners, affiliate, etc), and mobile marketing. Applicants must also be proficient in concepting, placing and managing social media campaigns and programs using on social networks, such as Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

If you are interested, please send your resume and a cover letter referencing the job opportunity via e-mail to Stephanie Grogg, Padilla Speer Beardsley, [email protected] or by mail to 1101 West River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55415.

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