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Cause Marketing & Partnerships Coordinator at KARE

Cause Marketing & Partnerships Coordinator

KARE Minneapolis, MN Full-Time
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Are you an innovative, energetic, out-going individual who wants to make a real difference in your community? KARE 11 is looking for a Cause Marketing & Community Partnerships Coordinator. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record as a project leader and a passion for community outreach efforts. This position calls for someone who is a strategic thinker and who has exceptional communication skills. Here’s your opportunity to be a brand ambassador for one of the top television stations in the country.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop, plan and execute KARE 11’s community events and station community campaigns with the goal of increasing community support and enhancing KARE’s brand awareness.
  • Coordinate and manage KARE 11’s Strategic Community Partnerships
  • Oversee internal communications, with all station departments, to ensure the successful execution of community campaigns
  • Execute all internal and external communications of community-based initiatives (Including FCC and Corporate reports)
  • Lead meetings with community partners and sponsors
  • Manage corporate foundation funds and community grant making process
  • Manage employee volunteer efforts with station sponsored community campaigns
  • Write and distribute digital posts, news scripts and press releases pertaining to station events, news, talent and staff
  • Oversee the development of collateral materials (on-air, digital, print, etc.) associated with the station’s sponsorship of community events and projects
  • Effectively utilize KARE 11’s digital and social media platforms to promote community events/sponsorships
  • Lead Station Tours and assist with onboarding new staff
  • Advocate for community partnerships across all departments within KARE 11 and support News department as connection to community resources
  • Represent the station on community boards and committees where appropriate and as needed
  • Negotiate and execute partner agreements that insure KARE 11 is well represented


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-5 years in Event Marketing or the equivalent
  • Strong writing and communication skills and grammatical proficiency
  • Excellent time management/project skills
  • Comfortable and confident in making effective decisions in a timely manner
  • Goal oriented: ability to stay focused on creating winning results
  • Ability to communicate results to team and management and to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Experience in the broadcast media field is highly desired.
  • A self-starter able to work independently, leading and managing multiple projects


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.


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Cause Marketing & Partnerships Coordinator
Estimated Salary: $83K

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Minneapolis, MN

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Media - Journalism - Newspaper, Marketing

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