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  • Digital Designer

    Rubenstein is seeking an innovative, creative, and solutions-oriented Digital Designer to be a key player in our multi-disciplinary Digital team, designing high-fidelity compositions for complex digital solutions to meet the increasing demands of our clients. This person will be expected to work with agency staff, clients, and vendor partners to design and develop responsive digital assets, with placements ranging from display ads, to socially shareable graphics, to fully-realized web sites.

    Expertise of basic web development is required, and experience with animation, video, illustration, and/or photography is a plus. All candidates must possess a portfolio demonstrating strong mobile and desktop design work, including a solid understanding of layout, typography, and storytelling techniques, as well as a smart UX sensibility. A background in print or packaging design is not a deterrent for consideration, but some digital work must be present in a candidate’s portfolio. Candidates will be expected to be quick learners with creative ideas and have the proven ability to work collaboratively.

    The Digital Designer will primarily be responsible for supporting the overall digital design and production needs of our clients, new business activities and in-house marketing efforts. At times, the Designer will be asked to support non-digital efforts, so an openness to challenges and learning is a must.

    This role requires extensive inter-department communication and the ability to effectively communicate across teams. You will help to educate colleagues as well as clients on best practices, technical feasibility, and digital opportunities.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work across a wide range of the agency’s clients to convey interactive story ideas and complex interactions with wireframes and prototypes
    • Produce, optimize and output final web-ready digital artwork
    • Design for a variety of web related projects: microsites, landing pages, motion graphics, infographics, animated gifs, data-visualizations, emails, display ads, etc.
    • Develop the front-end of websites on the WordPress platform, using HTML and CSS to leave your creative mark on established themes and plugins
    • Create presentations that intelligently incorporate audio, video, images, animations and text to leave an impact on internal and external audiences
    • Work with internal teams to develop strategic digital recommendations that help accomplish client objectives and drive results
    • Think independently to create new ideas and concepts that execute against strategic initiatives to support goals and objectives on-time and on budget
    • Translate visual ideas and identities across multiple channels, including physical products, to ensure brand aesthetic cohesion
    • Share feedback and provide solutions for a myriad of externally designed deliverables produced by clients and outside vendors
    • Consult and share best practices during the ideation and pitch phase, providing insight and strategy for digital media and custom content to clients and other stakeholders
    • Own emerging technology evaluation, ensuring the most relevant solutions are being implemented, both in the design and the development spheres
    • Track hours across projects to manage time wisely to allow for the independent, accurate design and production of multiple projects with competing priorities and tight deadlines
    • Ensure seamless integration with other agency partners and across project scope of work
    • Consider the wider impact of the products you design, positively influencing the entire user journey

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

    • Excellent visual and interactive design skills; a clear grasp of typography, layout, hierarchy, color, motion, and behavior
    • Ability to produce, optimize and deliver web ready files, with knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and responsive design
    • Understanding of the WordPress platform and/or similar Content Management Systems is essential
    • Deep knowledge of the production process; able to work off a creative brief and translate it into designed deliverable
    • Proficient in Sketch, Invision, Adobe CC and Office 365
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; focused on team success and collaboration
    • Ability to manage time, multi-task and move quickly with efficiency and attention to detail
    • Creativity and penchant for innovation, strategic thinking and critical thought
    • Eagerness to learn and stay current in the digital space
    • Ability to effectively present work to colleagues and clients at all levels
    • Strong editorial judgement, with an eye for audience stewardship and lifting valuable messages to the surface of user awareness
    • Experience with presentation software such as PowerPoint or Keynote is a plus
    • The drive to see projects through to the end and deal with the adversities along the way
    • Self-confidence and composure to accept critique, process it, and apply the learning to improve

    EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

    • College degree required – preferred focus in Graphic / Web Design or equivalent
    • 2- 4 years of progressive experience, ideally in an agency setting or similarly structured environment where multiple clients and projects are simultaneously worked on

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change. Salary commensurate with experience.  We offer a competitive benefits package. All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a reference check. Rubenstein is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D/SO.

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  • Digital Strategist (SEO) 

    Rubenstein is seeking an innovative, creative, and solutions-oriented Digital Strategist (SEO) to be a key player in our multi-disciplinary Digital team. This person will develop strategy and facilitate implementation of a wide range of digital media initiatives ranging from, but not limited to: search engine optimization (SEO), online reputation management (ORM), online branding, community management, audience development, digital promotion, developing social media campaigns and building brand equity to meet client objectives.

    Candidates will be expected to be quick learners with creative ideas and have the proven ability to work collaboratively. This role requires extensive inter-department communication and the ability to effectively communicate across teams. You will help to educate colleagues as well as clients on best practices, technical feasibility, and digital opportunities.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Develop digital media, SEO and ORM strategies to meet client objectives and set measurable goals both individually and with support of larger team
    • Manage day to day client relationship and serve as client liaison on digital SEO and ORM projects
    • Build project plans and timelines while managing multiple clients and multiple messages
    • Build editorial calendars and content strategy for multiple platforms
    • Conduct SEO audits and provide recommendations for optimization (websites, social media profiles, etc.)
    • Perform branded SERP pulls for branded keywords
    • Identify and build relationships with prominent digital influencers and thought leaders
    • Day-to-day community management for clients
    • Set up baseline reports for online reputation management projects and track the progress
    • Think independently to create new ideas and concepts that execute against strategic initiatives to support goals and objectives on-time and on budget
    • Work with internal teams to develop strategic digital recommendations that help accomplish client objectives and drive results
    • Consult and share best practices during the ideation and pitch phase, providing insight and strategy for digital media and custom content to clients and other stakeholders
    • Track hours across projects to manage time wisely and allow for the independent, accurate design and production of multiple projects with competing priorities and tight deadlines
    • Ensure seamless integration with other agency partners and across project scope of work; liaise with outside vendors (build-outs)
    • Keep up with emerging SEO and ORM strategies and technology

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; focused on team success and collaboration
    • Able to establish and meet tight deadlines, change directions when necessary, manage multiple projects at once, and move quickly with efficiency and attention to detail
    • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
    • Effective client relations skills; able to manage client relationships, presentations and offer strategic counsel
    • Creativity and penchant for innovation, strategic thinking and critical thought
    • Eagerness to learn and stay current in the digital space
    • Working knowledge of SEO, Google Analytics and Webmaster Tools
    • Ability to effectively present work to colleagues and clients at all levels
    • Strong editorial judgement, with an eye for audience stewardship and lifting valuable messages to the surface of user awareness
    • Experience with presentation software such as PowerPoint or Keynote is a plus
    • The drive to see projects through to the end and deal with the adversities along the way
    • Self-confidence and composure to accept critique, process it, and apply the learning to improve

    EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor’s degree required – preferred focus in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Business or equivalent
    • 4+ years of experience in a social media marketing / digital strategy role with a minimum of 3 years of experience in online reputation management
    • Prior experience in an agency setting (public relations or digital marketing) is preferred

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change. Salary commensurate with experience.  We offer a competitive benefits package. All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a reference check. Rubenstein is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D/SO.

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  • Executive Assistant

    Rubenstein is seeking an Executive Assistant to provide support for senior executives across several of the firm’s divisions.

    The ideal candidate is discreet, trustworthy and personable, and will have administrative experience in a corporate setting and specific, demonstrable capabilities, including: superlative detail-orientation, the ability to juggle many tasks in a deadline driven environment, heavy calendar management and phone work for senior leadership, flawless coordination of travel arrangements including all pre-travel prep and post-travel evaluation across multiple time zones, excellent organizational skills, superior written and verbal communication skills, a strong aptitude for Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and a strong acumen for internet research and social media.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    In addition to mastery of general administrative assignments, the successful candidate will be instrumental in the groups to organize all facets of their day-to-day activities.

    • Answer incoming calls and field requests, as needed; maintain phone/call logs for Senior Vice Presidents, Executive Vice Presidents and Managing Directors
    • Handle all meeting and calendar scheduling
    • Greet and escort guests to conference rooms; ensuring proper set-up in advance
    • Coordinate travel arrangements
    • Manage administrative tasks such as making copies and preparing documents for internal and external meetings
    • Conduct research and information gathering for meetings and presentations, as directed
    • Compile departmental weekly reports and submit to senior management each Friday
    • Track executives’ expenses; submit and reconcile expense reports
    • Maintain a schedule of all vacation, personal, sick and work from home time for each member of the group that is regularly relayed to Human Resources
    • Develop a deep understanding of Rubenstein’s business and procedures

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

    • Team player and customer service oriented; ready, willing and able to make the lives of senior executives easier by improving process and increasing efficiency
    • Must be well-organized and able to prioritize all daily activities with a keen eye for detail
    • Able to anticipate the needs of the senior executives; exercise sound judgement and take initiative
    • Able to handle multiple tasks with a high level of efficiency and a strong sense of urgency under tight and shifting time pressures
    • Be news savvy and up-to-date on current events
    • Capable of communicating effectively in written and oral presentations; able to synthesize information into a concise format
    • Able to take verbal direction quickly and accurately
    • Exhibit initiative and the drive to succeed; creative and energetic personality
    • Resourcefulness; capacity for problem solving
    • Social media savvy; knowledge of different media-related digital platforms a plus
    • Poised and polished; can interact comfortably with c-suite, celebrity, high-level media
    • Full proficiency in MS Office Suite applications
    • Demonstrates discretion and the utmost respect for confidentiality

    EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

    • College degree required
    • Minimum of 2 years of administrative experience supporting a senior level executive required
    • Prior administrative experience in a public relations agency or in a professional services environment is helpful

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change. Salary commensurate with experience.  We offer a competitive benefits package. All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a reference check. Rubenstein is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D/SO.

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  • Executive Assistant, Marketing and Media

    Rubenstein is seeking an Executive Assistant to provide support for senior executives across several functions, including the firm’s Product & Marketing group and Media Department.

    The Executive Assistant will assist with research, presentations, reports, coordinating the placement of stories in the media, as well as administrative tasks (i.e. scheduling, phones). The ideal candidate is discreet, trustworthy and personable, and will have administrative experience in a corporate setting, a strong acumen for research, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. The role requires a keen attention to detail, the ability to juggle many tasks in a deadline driven environment, and a strong aptitude for Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    Administrative support in preparation of research, presentations, reports, media placement coordination, and other related department support needs, including:

    • Answer incoming calls and field requests, as needed; maintain phone/call logs for senior executives
    • Conduct background research to support the firm’s education and thought leadership programs via traditional methods, media coverage, and digital platforms
    • Research media contacts for distribution of relevant press releases; send tip sheets and press releases to local and national news media outlets to generate press coverage; compile press clips of media coverage for existing clients
    • Fulfill media requests by providing industry experts in a fast-paced, breaking news desk environment
    • Coordinate and confirm interview bookings
    • Assist with the proofreading and updating of case studies, presentations, and other materials, as needed
    • Maintain education calendar and assist with logistics and hospitality (food/beverage, etc.) for marketing and education events
    • Prepare PowerPoint presentations for staff meetings and education events
    • Handle all meeting and calendar scheduling; ensure proper set-up of conference rooms; coordinate travel arrangements; make copies and preparing documents for internal and external meetings
    • Track executives’ expenses; submit and reconcile expense reports
    • Develop a deep understanding of Rubenstein’s business and procedures

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

    • Must be well-organized and able to prioritize all daily activities with a keen eye for detail
    • Able to anticipate the needs of the senior executives; exercise sound judgement and take initiative
    • Able to handle multiple tasks with a high level of efficiency and a strong sense of urgency under tight and shifting time pressures
    • Be news savvy and up-to-date on current events
    • Capable of communicating effectively in written and oral presentations; able to synthesize information and research summaries into clear, concise prose
    • Able to take verbal direction quickly and accurately
    • Exhibit initiative and the drive to succeed; creative and energetic personality
    • Resourcefulness; capacity for problem solving
    • Knowledge of and experience in different media-related digital platforms, marketing and/or branding, and research
    • Poised and polished; can interact comfortably with c-suite and media
    • Full proficiency in MS Office Suite applications
    • Demonstrates discretion and the utmost respect for confidentiality
    • Team player and customer service oriented; ready, willing and able to make the lives of senior executives easier by improving process and increasing efficiency

    EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Minimum of 2 years of administrative experience supporting a senior level executive required
    • Prior administrative experience in a public relations agency or in a professional services environment is helpful

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change. Salary commensurate with experience.  We offer a competitive benefits package. All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a reference check. Rubenstein is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D/SO.

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  • Senior Level, Crisis Communications

    Rubenstein seeks a Senior Level, Crisis Communications Executive to manage and lead a team in counseling clients on highly complicated reputation matters, develop and implement PR programs and generate media opportunities.

    Rubenstein’s clientele includes; global corporations, media and entertainment companies, financial services organizations, educational and cultural institutions, law firms, health care providers, not-for-profit organizations, real estate concerns, business executives and public figures.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Establish and cultivate strong client relationships, provide strategic counsel, and successfully manage day-to-day needs, expectations, and the implementation of client programs to meet business, consumer and/or charitable goals
    • Serve as senior level counselor for multiple client accounts on communications programs, including those tailored to crisis response and reputation management
    • Develop and execute crisis and issues management plans, including proper procedures and materials; earn the trust of clients and retain their business following a crisis response
    • Craft, manage, implement and convey clients’ messages through a full range of media outreach; cultivate effective relationships with mainstream news outlets on the local and national level
    • Write creative and effective press materials, campaign plans and communication materials
    • Propose and implement digital and social media engagement strategy for clients; regularly counsel client on integrated strategies that not only engage constituents and partners, but also drive affinity and positive sentiment
    • Engage with organizations, community leaders and the public to educate on client’s behalf
    • Help navigate local government institutions and city agencies
    • Oversee research, media monitoring and analysis
    • Participate in networking events and thought leadership opportunities through speaking engagements and written content in order to grow agency visibility and reputation in the marketplace
    • Identify and assess new business leads; participate in new business development initiatives

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

    • Ability to quickly digest / understand complicated matters and help boil them down to key messages / actions and be able to confidently chart a course with high level CEOs or other C-Suite executives
    • Strong relationships with media outlets on local and national level; proven record in delivering PR results across print, online and broadcast
    • Demonstrated proficiency and affinity for social media / digital tools and platforms, and the eagerness to learn and stay current in the digital space
    • Understanding of the intersection between traditional and social media and how different outlets can serve different crisis purposes
    • Excellent writing and presentation skills; proven ability to communicate with a diverse group of people and audiences; agility and versatility to stretch across client sectors; ability to effectively present work to colleagues and clients at all levels
    • Strong aptitude to thoughtfully counsel client to approach without executive leadership when necessary
    • Background in political or government relations on city, state, or federal level would be helpful to service a generalist mix of clients; understanding of the political nuances at intersection of media, government and client goals
    • Experience developing, managing and executing public affairs campaigns for corporate and non-profit clients on wide-ranging local, state, and national issues a plus
    • Ability to manage time, multi-task and move quickly with efficiency and attention to detail while ensuring deadlines are met
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; focused on team success and collaboration
    • Proven ability to generate agency revenue through organic growth and new business wins is a plus

    EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

    • 10+ years’ external communications experience at a PR agency, government entity or in-house desirable, servicing diverse client base and issues in public affairs, corporate, community relations, or related field
    • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, a related field or in the liberal arts

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change. Salary commensurate with experience.  We offer a competitive benefits package. All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a reference check. Rubenstein is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D/SO.

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  • Vice President, Entertainment

    Rubenstein is seeking a Vice President, Entertainment to provide strategic counsel and media relations for a variety of clients in the entertainment space, focusing on entertainment properties as well as corporate communications, specifically for television, film, web series and lifestyle.

    The VP, Entertainment will be a strategist and creative thinker with a background in television and film publicity, and experience in corporate and crisis communications for entertainment entities. Experience leading campaigns for original series, movies – theatrical and documentary, television specials, and/or premium cable, across traditional and digital channels, is preferred.

    Rubenstein’s clientele includes; global corporations, media and entertainment companies, financial services organizations, educational and cultural institutions, law firms, health care providers, not-for-profit organizations, real estate concerns, business executives and public figures.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Craft and implement strategic, publicity-oriented media plans, communications programs, content, and event publicity; lead campaigns for film and TV titles
    • Lead corporate communications for clients involving media relations, strategic positioning and planning, message development, special events and influencer engagement
    • Run festival and specialized-audience campaigns for film, television and/or web-series and digital content
    • Maintain client health and account growth by serving as counselor and strategist for clients
    • Cultivate, establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of national, local and trade media
    • Write creative and effective press materials, campaign plans and communication materials
    • Design and execute long-range communications strategies that raise the profile of the client and its executives with national publications; secure executive placement on prestigious industry panels and seminars
    • Draft messaging and talking points for senior management presentations and talent appearances, including preparing executives and talent for press interviews
    • Oversee creation of owned and earned content
    • Plan and execute red carpet events and junkets for premieres, awards and other programming specials
    • Provide guidance to team members on effective pitching, account workflow and general account management
    • Participate in new business development initiatives

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

    • Strong relationships with media outlets on local and national level; proven record in delivering PR results across print, online and broadcast
    • Excellent writing and presentation skills with a proven ability to communicate with a diverse group of people and audiences; agility and versatility to stretch across client sectors; ability to effectively present work to colleagues and clients at all levels
    • Demonstrated proficiency and affinity for social media / digital tools and platforms, and the eagerness to learn and stay current in the digital space
    • Strong understanding of primary and secondary audiences
    • Ability to lead campaign and provide strong counsel to clients
    • Effective managerial and project management skills
    • Ability to think critically, creatively and develop new and interesting ideas
    • Ability to manage time, multi-task and move quickly with efficiency and attention to detail, while ensuring deadlines are met
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; focused on team success and collaboration

    EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

    • Minimum 8 years of client and media relations experience within the entertainment space (TV/Film)
    • Agency experience preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree required

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change. Salary commensurate with experience.  We offer a competitive benefits package. All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a reference check. Rubenstein is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D/SO.

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  • Vice President, Generalist

    Rubenstein seeks a Vice President, Generalist to provide strategic counsel and media relations for a variety of clients across multiple sectors.

    Rubenstein’s clientele includes; global corporations, media and entertainment companies, financial services organizations, educational and cultural institutions, law firms, health care providers, not-for-profit organizations, real estate concerns, business executives and public figures.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Craft, manage and implement strategic, publicity-oriented media plans and communications programs for clients, involving media relations, strategic positioning and planning, message development, and influencer engagement
    • Design and execute long-range communications strategies that raise the profile of the client and its executives with national publications; secure executive placement on prestigious industry panels and seminars
    • Contribute to strategy and tactical planning to meet client needs and expectations
    • Serve as counselor and strategist for client; maintain client health and account growth
    • Manage day-to-day aspects of client/account services, serving as a main point of contact on a number of different accounts to facilitate timely responses, organize meetings and call calendars, prepare documents, etc.
    • Efficiently write creative and effective press materials, campaign plans and communication materials
    • Cultivate, establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of national, local and trade media
    • Provide guidance to team members on account workflow and general account management; oversee timely development of coverage reports and media monitoring reports
    • Directly liaise with senior and junior staff, serving as a conduit among the larger team and client, and supervising delegation of group responsibilities and deliverables, as appropriate
    • Draft messaging and talking points for senior management presentations, including preparing executives and talent for press interviews
    • Oversee content creation, dissemination of press materials, and the management of media relationships
    • Assist in the planning and running of client events
    • Participate in new business development initiatives

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

    • Strong relationships with media outlets on local and national level; proven record in delivering PR results across print, online and broadcast
    • Excellent, demonstrated writing and presentation skills; ability to communicate with a diverse group of people and audiences; agility and versatility to stretch across client sectors; ability to effectively present work to colleagues and clients at all levels
    • Demonstrated proficiency and affinity for social media / digital tools and platforms, and the eagerness to learn and stay current in the digital space
    • Effective managerial and project management skills
    • Ability to think critically, creatively and develop new and interesting ideas
    • Ability to manage time, multi-task and move quickly with efficiency and attention to detail while ensuring deadlines are met
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; focused on team success and collaboration
    • Quick at writing and drafting media materials and client memos
    • Proven ability to generate agency revenue through organic growth and new business wins

    EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

    • 8+ years of client and media relations experience at a PR agency or on an in-house communications team is required
    • Bachelor’s degree required

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change. Salary commensurate with experience.  We offer a competitive benefits package. All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a reference check. Rubenstein is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D/SO.

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