Public Affairs Specialist - Minnesota

AAA Auto Club Group



Position summary

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Creates and maintains records and files and prepares reports for use in program tracking, review and planning. May assist in the creation and design of new programs and the development of program materials. Assists with budget preparation and monitors expenses.

Leads community outreach programs and event planning for Public Affairs efforts in the region.

Promotes media coverage of projects and activities and acts as corporate spokesperson on traffic safety, legislative, automotive, travel, insurance, and related matters.

May serve as staff coordinator for AAA regional traffic safety committees and/or assist in specialized studies.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


How you will benefit:

  • Our Public Affairs Specialist will earn a competitive salary of $56,014 - $87,131.00 annually with annual bonus potential based on performance.
  • Excellent and comprehensive benefits packages are just another reason to work for the Auto Club Group. Benefits include:
    • 401k Match

    • Medical

    • Dental

    • Vision

    • PTO

    • Paid Holidays

    • Tuition Reimbursement

We're looking for candidates who:

Required Qualifications (these are the minimum requirements to qualify)

Education (include minimum education and any licensing/certifications):

  • College level coursework in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or a related field.

  • Maintenance of a valid state driver's license.

  • Ability to attain NHTSA certification as a child passenger safety technician.


  • Organizing and planning special events.

  • Developing, implementing, and coordinating community affairs programs.

  • Organizing and planning special events.

  • Public speaking.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Effective public affairs strategies and tactics

  • Relevant public and community affairs programs and issues

  • Local and statewide community organizations and leadership roles

  • Effectively serve as a credible Auto Club Group (ACG) representative to target audiences

  • Managing multiple projects involving several groups within a geographic region effectively and autonomously.

  • Analysis, problem-solving and report preparation for program (e.g., safety) development

  • Prepare and conduct structured presentations to all levels of management and external groups

  • Communicate effectively with others in a work environment, with the public, and with the media

  • Monitor budgets for various projects

  • Work under pressure to complete assignments in a timely manner

  • Represent the company at community functions

  • Effectively use Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and Microsoft Publisher

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some coursework in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or a related field.
  • Knowledge of:
    • Event planning and execution

    • Effective print and broadcast media techniques.

Work Environment

This position is currently able to work remotely from a home office location. May attend outdoor activities throughout the year. Evening and weekend work expected in support of events. Frequent (up to 75% of work time) travel required in order to conduct meetings, community programs, and media interviews. This is subject to change based on amendments and/or modifications to the ACG Flex Work policy.

Who We Are

Become a part of something bigger.

The Auto Club Group (ACG) provides membership, travel, insurance, and financial service offerings to approximately 14+ million members and customers across 14 states and 2 U.S. territories through AAA, Meemic, and Fremont brands. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation and is the second largest AAA club in North America.

By continuing to invest in more advanced technology, pursuing innovative products, and hiring a highly skilled workforce, AAA continues to build upon its heritage of providing quality service and helping our members enjoy life's journey through insurance, travel, financial services, and roadside assistance.

And when you join our team, one of the first things you'll notice is that same, whole-hearted, enthusiastic advocacy for each other.

We have positions available for every walk of life! AAA prides itself on creating an inclusive and welcoming environment of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and viewpoints, realizing our differences make us stronger.

To learn more about AAA The Auto Club Group visit

Important Note:

ACG's Compensation philosophy is to provide a market-competitive structure of fair, equitable and performance-based pay to attract and retain excellent talent that will enable ACG to meet its short and long-term goals. ACG utilizes a geographic pay differential as part of the base salary compensation program. Pay ranges outlined in this posting are based on the various ranges within the geographic areas which ACG operates. Salary at time of offer is determined based on these and other factors as associated with the job and job level.

The above statements describe the principal and essential functions, but not all functions that may be inherent in the job. This job requires the ability to perform duties contained in the job description for this position, including, but not limited to, the above requirements. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants, as needed, to enable them to fulfill these requirements.

The Auto Club Group, and all its affiliated companies, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Regular and reliable attendance is essential for the function of this job.

AAA The Auto Club Group is committed to providing a safe workplace. Every applicant offered employment within The Auto Club Group will be required to consent to a background and drug screen based on the requirements of the position.