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Jason Sherman
Works at SHERMAN communications & marketing, inc.
Attended Michigan State University
Lives in Oak Park, IL
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Triple-paned windows and 14 inches of insulation keep this new Oak Park house cool in summer and warm in winter—no furnace or central air required.
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Stance has a state-of-the-art facility, a new deal with the NBA, lots of celebrity love, and a mission to lead a category left for dead.
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There was a flurry of consternation from the Vatican Monday after a draft version in Italian of the Pope's long-awaited encyclical on the environment was leaked. The final document is due Thursday and the
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Laura Ramos, VP-principal analyst at Forrester Research, says digital, data and customer experience are the top trends in b-to-b marketing.
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RIP #DavidCarr. Wonderful writer, observer, intellect and real person. GREAT collection of some of his best quotes here. Worth reading.
The New York Times media columnist died Thursday night at age 58, but his wisdom about communication, the press and writing will live on. Here are 11 insightful, incisive quotes.
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The craziest thing about Elon Musk's radical technological visions is how quickly they could come true. The latest example is the Hyperloop. Two years ago, when the billionaire behind Tesla, Space X, and Solar City proposed a tubular system that shoots pod-like capsules between destinations at ...
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I was quoted in this article that ran today. Nicely written, Hartley!
  Long a tenet of effective advertising, emotional appeals are a go-to technique for cutting through noise. But perhaps … Continue reading →
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Seeking to hire a #PR  and #marketing #intern or entry-level person.

TITLE: Dynamic, Paid Public Relations and Marketing Internship / Job
COMPANY: SHERMAN communications & marketing, inc. (SCM)
REPORTING TO: President 
LOCATION: Oak Park & Chicago (AON Center)
TIME: 25-45 hours/week
POSTED: April 2015


POSITION DESCRIPTION:
This internship / entry-level job will provide the ideal candidate a front-row seat to experience a career in agency public relations and marketing with a highly experienced professional. 

The intern / employee will be actively involved in a combination of:
• Writing website copy, social media posts, press releases, client biographies, print collateral materials, client recommendations memos, etc.; 
• Developing and executing social media strategies for clients and for SCM;
• Pitching media stories via email and on the phone; 
• Conducting a variety of online research projects; 
• Researching appropriate media contacts; 
• Meeting clients; and
• Potentially handling a variety of residential, property-management-related tasks (5-10% of time).


REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate MUST have (please do not apply if you do not fit ALL of these requirements):
• A four-year degree (by time of hire);
• Already completed another public relations / related internship or job (please note: dealing with the public in a retail or sales position is not public relations);
• Extremely strong writing, analytical and verbal communications skills;
• Strong drive and ambition, desire to approach every task with vigor and a positive attitude, have the ability to quickly absorb and use large quantities of new information, and be very curious; and
• Sincere satisfaction from making others happy / delivering exceptional client service.


SCHEDULE:
Candidate should be able to work a minimum of 25 hours and three+ days a week. Work locations are Oak Park and downtown (AON Center).


LENGTH OF INTERNSHIP:
Eight weeks.


PAY:
Competitive, hourly. Potential for bonus.


POTENTIAL FOR HIRE:
Depending on the intern’s growth and success with meeting specific performance criteria, a full-time job may be offered (toward the end of the internship). Full-time job would provide a competitive salary, quarterly bonus, paid time off, huge growth potential and medical benefits.


BENEFIT TO INTERN / EMPLOYEE:
The selected candidate will complete this internship with a much greater understanding of the public relations and marketing fields; will work alongside the president – gaining valuable opportunities for growth and learning; and have a strong physical and mental portfolio to showcase to future employers. 


COMPANY INFORMATION:
Founded in 2001, SHERMAN communications and marketing helps clients: develop a better understanding of their constituents, develop effective communications and marketing strategies, gain valuable media coverage, increase sales, secure investment funding, boost attendance at events, increase employee morale, forge strategic partnerships, launch new products, attract talented employees and establish solid brands. Strategic vision, attention to detail and providing excellent client service is at the forefront of every activity. While we work with clients in nearly all sectors, our four areas of specialty are healthcare, professional services, technology and anything related to real estate, construction and housing. 

We contribute 2% of our net to charity and devote 5-10% of our billable time to help select non-profit clients at a discounted rate.

Learn more about SCM @: www.shermancm.com 


CONTACT INFORMATION:
Interested? Please re-read the requirements above. If you meet all of them, let’s get started! Please email ALL of the following to jason@shermancm.com: resume, two or three writing samples, and a cover letter (in the body of your email) explaining why you want an internship / job and what you have to offer. NO phone calls, please.
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Shell continues to align with the American Legislative Exchange Council, despite their CEO's recent claim that
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Great list. 
Byron Wien is an American investor, vice chairman of Blackstone Advisory Partners, and a billionaire many times over. Below is his outstanding list, formed from his life experience over the past 80 years, of his 20 greatest life lessons: “I was scheduled to speak about the world outlook at an ...
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Run a public relations and marketing firm
Employment
  • SHERMAN communications & marketing, inc.
    Run a public relations and marketing firm, 2001 - present
  • StudioNorth
    director of marketing, 2000 - 2001
  • iGive.com
    VP of public relations, 2000 - 2000
  • Healy Communications
    VP, 1997 - 2000
  • Weber Shandwick
    SAE+, 1994 - 1997
  • REMAX Detroit Metro
    director of communications, 1991 - 1994
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Oak Park, IL
Previously
Detroit, MI - Several
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Oak Park / Chicago, Illinois. Manage SHERMAN communications and marketing. Father of two daughers. Besides killer marketing and PR, I'm passionate about politics, sustainability, music, food, photography, travel, cycling and meaningful friendships.
Introduction

Jason Sherman has helped more than 100 organizations — from RE/MAX International to Abbott  to technology start-ups to non-profits — grow through smart, creative marketing and PR solutions. Key areas of expertise: strategic planning, media relations, crisis management, corporate communications, content development, interactive, competitive analysis and research.

Jason has run SHERMAN communications and marketing since 2001, helping his clients better understand their constituents, develop effective communications and marketing strategies, gain significant media coverage, increase sales many-fold, secure investment funding, boost attendance at events, increase employee morale, forge strategic partnerships, launch new products, attract talented employees and establish solid brands.

Prior to beginning his own firm, Jason directed communications and marketing for: StudioNorth, a 70-person graphic and Web design studio and its clients; iGive.com, the first online charity shopping mall; dozens of clients of both a Chicago-based public relations firm and Weber Shandwick, the world’s largest independent public relations firm; the southeast Michigan region of RE/MAX International; and for clients of Ross Roy, a 500-person advertising firm.

Jason has strong experience and industry contacts in technology, healthcare, professional services, real estate, remodeling/construction, the arts and non-profits, automotive and transportation, and education. Reporters and editors that have worked with Jason know he understands and tries to make their jobs easier by being highly responsive and in tune with what makes a story. Clients know Jason for being highly strategic, creative and focused on their success.

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Education
  • Michigan State University
    Advertising, 1987 - 1989
  • Wayne State University
    Business, 1985 - 1987
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The worst. Didn't honor a gift certificate he gave to and was later issued by the Oak Park River Forest Chamber of Commerce. Lied about it. Lied about the material he was going to use on a shoe repair.
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