BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & SALES CONSULTANT
Aristotle / Little Rock
Description: The Business Development Consultant is responsible for consulting with existing clients and prospective clients to promote and sell Aristotle products and services including website development, custom programming, search engine optimization, email marketing, pay-per-click advertising, custom web site tracking and analytics, mobile sites and apps, social media consulting and campaigns, innovative interactive tools, hosting, and other related products and services provided by Aristotle. Knowledge, Abilities and Skills – Sales leads and sales quota management experience. Web and digital consulting skills. Advanced understanding of online marketing and website development process and platforms. Advanced presentation skills. Excellent organization and written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with developers, graphic designers, project managers, management and clients. Excellent working knowledge of MS Office Suite with emphasis on Word and Power Point. Preferred Knowledge, Abilities and Skills – Wide range of work experience or other business acumen from a variety of industries. Work experience in marketing or other advertising related work experience. Must have excellent analytic and problem-solving skills with the ability to analyze complex problems and propose strategic, practical solutions. Strong presentation skills. Ability to communicate technology solutions with all levels of the IT staff and C-level company representatives. Proven track record of success in meeting and exceeding sales objectives. Excellent time management, communication, decision-making, human relations, presentation and organization skills. Ability to work flexible hours to participate in evening and weekend events
Requirements: Bachelor degree in Journalism, Communications, Business Administration, Marketing or equivalent professional work experience beyond the minimum required. Minimum 2-years of work experience in digital communications, online search engines, and online media preferred. Three-plus (3+) years of sales experience in a consultative, quota-driven business-to- business sales environment such as Web, ad agency, mobile, telecommunications, wireless, or cable industry. Three-plus (3+)years of business-to-business sales experience.
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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
UA Cooperative Extension Service / Ferndale
Position Number: N33002
Summary: The Business Development Manager develops and maintains the 4-H Center’s comprehensive sales strategy, regularly makes decisions for establishing work priorities and managing activities, and is responsible for coordinating workflow and interactions within the department and with other departments. The position reports directly to the 4-H Center Director.
Description: Develops and maintains a comprehensive sales strategy for a revenue producing facility. Identifies target markets and develops marketing and sales plans to secure new business and develops tools to measure results. Communicates and works closely with alloperational units to develop and execute small or large group activities. Develops sales plans, marketing plans, and operational budgets, completes operational reports, sales figures, forecasts, and generates correspondence. Makes sales calls to potential and past customers, Develops contracts, and assists clients in making group arrangements, creating or scheduling activities, and group billing. Finalizes, guarantees, and obtains signatures on contracts with group coordinators and special groups. Meets, greets, and assists groups with their needs and responds to complaints, ensuring group leaders understand and comply with safety regulations. Purchases or rents equipment and supplies for bookings at the center. Oversees the work of employees responsible for center and activity reservations. Actively solicits new and existing groups to meet revenue goals. Techniques may include personal calling or mailing, attending conferences or conventions as an exhibitor or presenter, and conducting on site tours. Recommends to the Director an annual budget that may include on line, print, radio, or other marketing campaigns. Budget may also include travel supplies, and other expenses associated with marketing campaigns. Purchases or rents equipment and supplies. Develops and maintains the center’s on-line presence. Monitors and contributes to the center’s web site and its social network sites. Performs other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Marketing, Hospitality or related field and 3 years of professional related experience including one (1) year in a supervisory or managerial capacity. Experience in conference center, hotel or similar facility preferred.
To Apply, or for more information: https://jobs.uaex.edu/postings/4282
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Family Services, Inc. / Little Rock
Closing: April 15
Summary: The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) oversees all operational aspects of the organization. The primary duties fall within the broad categories of: program management; fiscal and physical management; personnel management; and constituency, board and public relations. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
About: Vera Lloyd began as a day nursery in 1910 to care for the children of women working at the local mill. The day nursery evolved to a more permanent place for children as more children were left at the nursery because of family illness or poverty. In 1923, Vera Lloyd was established as a home for the full time care of neglected children. At Vera Lloyd, youth learn independent living and social skills in a family home environment to prepare them to secure jobs and become successful, contributing adults. We serve over 200 youth and their families annually, fulfilling our mission to “share Christ’s healing love with children, youth and families in crisis.” The Laurence E. Schmidt Center is a program under the direction of Vera Lloyd. Its mission is to provide confidential, compassionate care to peopleseeking emotional, behavioral and spiritual healing and wholeness. The center is dedicated primarily to the needs of clergy and their families, but its programs and services are open to everyone. It is a safe, professional and confidential place where ministry of all denominations can find support andindividual care for themselves and their families. It is a place of rejuvenation, restoration and renewal. Vera Lloyd has benefited from outstanding, long term leadership, a highly competent staff, and a committed and active board of directors making it one of the state’s premier facilities for long-term residential care for youth ages 8 to 18, an emergency shelter program for both boys and girls and a transition program for boys and girls re-entering the community from youth detention. Vera Lloyd is a service agency of the Synod of the Sun, PC(USA). The campus is located in Monticello, Arkansas in the Presbytery of the Pines and the executive offices are located in Little Rock, Arkansas in the Presbytery of Arkansas.
Description: The CEO provides executive-level vision and leadership in positioning the organization for the next level of development and financial sustainability while effectively serving the community and children in our care. As a strategic business partner with the board of directors, the CEO will reflect a value system that fosters leadership, integrity and teamwork among all staffs. The CEO will cultivate communication and collaboration among all stakeholders.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in management, human resources, finance, social service delivery or related field, with an advanced degree preferred. Experience in management-level supervisory and leadership responsibilities, preferably in the non-profit sector. Experience in the social services sector and an understanding of HIPAA and Medicaid is preferred. Successful track record of achieving results and managing financially sound organizations. Demonstrated ability to build a healthy and vibrant organizational culture and strengthen relationships with a wide range of constituencies, including internal staff, board of directors, external business, government, non-profit and community based organizations. Demonstrated fundraising experience including cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individual donors and corporations for major gifts. Devotion to sharing Christ’s healing love with children, youth and families in crisis.
To Apply, or for more information: Submit resume and letter of interest to:
Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Services, Inc.
1501 N. University, Suite 345
Little Rock, AR 72207
Stone Ward / Little Rock
Summary: Stone Ward is seeking a full-time Community Manager in downtown Little Rock. The ideal candidate wants to live and breathe social media (in a non-literal kind of way) and use that passion and devotion to solving real-world problems and tasks within the ever-changing digital and social space. This person will work in a fast-paced environment of creativity, learning and collaboration. Stone Ward has a business philosophy we call “building good.” This means we strive every day to help good clients who offer good products and services succeed. Our job is connecting these brands withpeople in meaningful ways. If you can meet these requirements, we’d love to hear from you.
About: Stone Ward projects include: full-scale tv production, print, digital experiences, branding & identity, branded environments, retail displays and everything in-between. Our clients include Lee’s Chicken, Arkansas Arts Center, US Soccer, Snap-on Tools, Baptist Health and many other recognizable brands. Our team works in a spacious, sunny office conveniently located in the River Market. We offer a competitive salary. Our culture encourages learning, sharing, and a good work-life balance. Plus, you’ll build experience with a wide range of clients and use your skills to bring them success.
Description: Develop and execute social media strategies for clients across platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube. Create, edit and post videos for social media content on channels such as Instagram, Vine, YouTube and Vimeo. Craft strategic and creative content and copy for clients across various social channels. Develop, manage, track and monitor conversations for clients across various social channels. Manage day-to-day activity of social media profiles, which includes customer service representation, brand advocacy, community outreach and reputation management. Integrate processes and strategies across other Stone Ward departments to ensure the success of a client’s overall integrated marketing efforts. Monitor and measure the impact and effectiveness of campaigns in order to track ROI. Build comprehensive, easy-to-view reports for each social media channel to provide to other departments within Stone Ward and the client. Stay in the know about the latest-and-greatest within the social media realm. Keep up with trends, new products/services, etc. to ensure that Stone Ward is equipped with the tools and knowledge to provide the best to Stone Ward’s Digital Team, the agency as a whole and the client.
Requirements: B.S. in Marketing, Public Relations, Advertising or equivalent. One-plus (1+) years of online community management experience and/or a demonstrated knowledge of all relevant channels, tools, etc. Proficient experience with and understanding of social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, Google+,Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube, their respective audiences, management tools and how they can be deployed in different scenarios. (Basically, you know each of these like the back of your hand.) Strong verbal, written, proofing and creative skills required. Ability to switch tasks quickly, often and in an organized manner. Excellence in Excel is a must. Comprehensive knowledge of other Microsoft Word Products such as Word and PowerPoint. Ability to cope and adjust with change. It happens every day in this industry. Natural ability to be social, both personally and professionally. This is a big part of building and maintaining relationships. Experience and familiarity of public relations, marketing, sales, and understanding of SEO. Both leadership and team-player qualities are necessary to the organization of Stone Ward. Willingness to always be a student. Bonus Points: Familiarity with video editing and management software/apps like iMovie, QuickTime and/or Final Cut Pro X. Bonus Points: Familiarity with creative software/apps like Photoshop, InDesign and/or SnagIt.
To Apply, or for more information: Reply with resume and examples of recent, relative work. For details or to apply, contact: Emily Reeves, email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>.
No recruiters, please; only direct applications from individuals.
Heifer International / Little Rock
Tracking Code: 2014034
Closing: March 11
Summary: The Finance Officer applies technical skills in risk management, compliance, finance, and accounting to promote effective and efficient financial management and accountability across Heifer International’s global network. Under the management of the Finance Service Team Leader for an area program, this position works within a dynamic international finance team, supportingHeifer’s regional area programs, country field offices, and headquarters departments, while ensuring alignment with regulatory, organizational, and best-practice standards.
Description: Promote and participate in the full implementation and effective usage of Heifer’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Collaborate in financial and compliance aspects of program and project planning and design activities, partnering in grant proposal development and review. Support financial and compliance management activities for awarded proposals and approved programs or projects. Coordinate, prepare, review, and monitor area program planning and budgets for regional programs, country offices, and projects. Prepare and present standard and ad hoc management reporting and financial analysis to internal clients, as well asproviding consultation to increase understanding and usefulness. Develop and implement processes designed to assess and manage risk, such as conducting guided risk assessment reviews, recommending and implementing measures to eliminate or reduce fraud opportunities, performing assurance and monitoring procedures, and internal audits. Facilitate independent external audits and other independent agreed-upon procedures as assigned and approved by the Audit Committee of the Board. Participate in the ongoing documentation, enhancement, training, implementation and monitoring of enterprise-wide accounting policies and procedures. May perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, plus five (5) years of related experience. Fluency in English (spoken and written.)
Preferred: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or international equivalent. Master of Business Administration degree or Master’s degree in accounting. At least two (2) years’ public accounting or relevant auditing experience. International non-governmental organization (INGO) and not-for-profit experience. Experience in project management.
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GUEST & VOLUNTEER SUPPORT TECHNICIAN
Heifer International / Perryville
Tracking Code: 2014038
Summary: The Guest and Volunteer Support Senior Technician ensures quality relationships with Heifer Ranch guests and volunteers by providing support and supervision of the visitor center and gift shop as well as guest operationsvolunteers.
Description: Supervise and train volunteers for gift shop and visitor center, as well as train them on performing data entry tasks. Provide excellent customer service in responding to Ranch emails andtelephone calls in a timely manner. Serve as a point of contact with the headquarters Merchandise team. Ensure that the gift shop and other public use areas are clean and well-stocked. Manage resource orders for up-to-date and stocked materials. Ensure entry and accuracy of data entry in the constituent database. Assist with the process of recruiting and placing new volunteers by answering information requests, conducting phone interviews, reference checks, processing background checks and other relevant documentation. Prepare volunteer arrival and departure materials, house inspections, and immediate needs. May perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned.
Requirements: High school diploma/GED plus three (3) years’ job-related experience.
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree.
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MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST
New Student and Family Programs (NSFP)
University of Arkansas / Fayetteville
Closing: April 5
** Updated **
Description: The Marketing/PR Specialist is expected to teach an undergraduate course each semester. The Specialist will also develop and implement a marketing, communications and public relationsplan for NSFP. The specialist will write, produce and distribute print and electronic communications for internal and external stakeholders for all NSFP programmatic areas, create and coordinate promotional materials and overallsignage for each programmatic area, maximize the impact of NSFP advertisingcampaigns through the use of a range of media, coordinate NSFP site planning, design, accessibility and content management for each NSFP website, and take pictures for use in promotional materials.
Requirements: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, or a related field; plus two years of experience in writing and editing news releases or articles.
Preferred: Masters in the field of journalism, English, or related field. Highly advanced knowledge and use of Adobe Creative Suite programs, advanced knowledge and use of tools to implement media planning, and advanced knowledge and use of social media outlets for departmental marketing campaigns.
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Aristotle / Little Rock
Summary: You browse the Internet and know without a doubt that your design strategies out perform any that you have seen. You know that the user experience is king and quality site navigation leads the way to making your client’s web site the next WebAwards outstanding Web Site of the Year. Aristotle will give you that opportunity. JoinAristotle’s staff of dedicated professionals and see your work honored by the country’s leading design firms.
Description: Web site Design Producer (Producer) manages the design and development of Internet web sites from inception to completion. The Producer communicates both verbally and in writing: design concepts, web site functionality, and web site structures in lay terms and in design terms to both clients and those executing the design process. The Producer will have extensive knowledge of Internet functionality, databases as they relate to good design, industry best-practices, and will be proficient in communicating these issues. The Producer will provide a design and production strategy in keeping with client’s stated intent and directions. The Producer may work with other Producers of the same status or maydirect the work of Assistants or other staff as assigned by the Vice President of Interactive to complete projects. Must be proficient in writing and communicating information as it relates to the Internet and web site production. Must be proficient in the suite of programs in MS Office, HTML editing, and possess a understanding of the application of database systems in web site design, and a working knowledge of social media platforms and their importance. Must be knowledgeable of the most popular “mobile” platforms and design requirements. Must have working knowledge of Content Management Systems employed for web site development.
Requirements: Graduated from an accredited four-year college or university and has a minimum of three (3) years professional experience in web site design. Extensive professional experience in the web site design industry may substitute for a college degree.
Preferred: Hands-on production experience building web sites, database development, and social media development experience, and web site marketing, SEO, PPC, and other marketing tools to enhance user participation. Experience billing and communicating with clients about contractual obligations and payments of work performed. Knowledgeable in the underlying structure of the Internet, email, domains, and DNS.
To Apply, or for more information: http://www.aristotle.net/employment/producer/
Vestcom / Little Rock
Req. Number: 14-0015
Summary: The Project Coordinator will act as a liaison between all assigned accounts and coordinating departments, as well as the primary point of contact for the client on assigned project work, providing answers for questions, problems and requests raised by the client. Other responsibilities are to ensure that the client receives only the highest quality of product and services, in a timely manner, has over-all accountability for the management of assigned projects and implementations of new and existing clients.
Description: The Project Coordinator is responsible for cross-functional coordination efforts among all departments involved in the projects, and is responsible for building appropriate project teams in conjunction with other business department managers. This position will also be responsible for managing project plans, project tasks, deliverables, milestones, and for keeping keyindividuals informed of progress. Additional responsibilities include tracking project issues, providing management reporting and issues resolution tracking as well as maintaining cross-functional business expertise within Vestcom. Other responsibilities include project status and communications, while establishing and maintaining relationships with all concerned parties. Establishes and continuously manages project budget and timelines as well as ensuring adherence to defined development lifecycle. Ensure that initiative specifications, schedules and budget allocations are adhered to by providing project management and coordination of team members in the development of quality product maintenance projects, product enhancements, and new application implementations, meeting client needs within time and budget constraints. The Project Coordinator work may include support for Service Bureau, ISM, Rotary or other product specialties across Tier I, Tier 2 and/or Tier 3 client accounts.
Scope: Project Coordinator for all assigned accounts. Ensures total client satisfaction, through the timely completion of client tag requests. In conjunction with Production Management, coordinate the scheduling and prioritizing of jobs, and requests, ensuring that client satisfaction deadlines are maintained. Periodically survey assigned Vestcom clients to ascertain satisfaction levels with product and services provided by the company. Prepare and maintain spreadsheet data related to client requests, Help Desk activity, performance statistics, and product inventory or billing data as required. Initiate and answer written client correspondence. Responds to client’s e-mail and facsimile communications. Internal sales support to existing clients, and participation in thepreparation of proposal and sales material to be distributed to the client. Interface routinely with Production Management on special projects job scheduling. Coordinate routine programming tasks and troubleshooting with IT. Serves as liaison between Client Services and IT, Accounting, and Operations on project work related to tag changes, new tag requests and other client projects. Proactively develops business solutions for the client with minimal supervision. Conducts industry research and evaluates current areas for improvement within the department that will enable Vestcom to remain on the cutting edge of the industry. Must be able to provide client service/support to production operators and/or programming staff as needed outside of normal working hours to support 24/7 operations. Other duties as assigned by management. Regularattendance is an essential function of this position. Compliance with applicable Company policies concerning maintaining a drug free workplace is required. Compliance with all Company policies is required including all safety policies and procedures.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or similar field from four-year College or three years related business experience and/or training in client service; or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are required. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and other associates required. Must possess the ability to be diplomatic with challenging clients. Skill in effectively utilizing a variety of software programs including: Power Point, Outlook, Excel, Access, Word, ERP, and retail and client specific proprietary software required. Must be able to pay close attention to detail, adapt to a fluctuating work/team environment and be flexible. Excellent problem solving skills and being proactive in resolving issues are needed with the ability to react to changes in standard operating procedures and implement quick and accurate decision making.
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RESEARCH WRITER (part-time)
Arkansas Building Effective Services for Trauma (AR BEST)
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock
Position Number: 50055986
Closing: March 18
Description: The Research Writer for Arkansas Building Effective Services for Trauma (AR BEST) will have the primary responsibility of preparing and managing outreach communications statewide. The Writer will be responsible for researching various topics pertaining to child trauma, particularly child sexual and physical abuse, through internet and library searches. The position will also research outcomes from data analyses conducted by programmers anddata analysts, translating that information into written form appropriate for mental health professionals, child advocacy center directors and advocates,court personnel, Division of Child and Family Services front-line staff, legislators, directors and other administrative positions. Responsible for overseeing AR BEST’s social media strategy, including YouTube, Facebook and Twitter and creating science-based communications for various stakeholders and furthering the educational/training mission of AR BEST. Responsible for promoting webinars and other training activities, understanding key issues related to implementation of evidence-based practices and addressing barriers and solving problems through written materials. Will promote AR BEST nationally through written products, including reports to national entities/organizations, journal submissions and conferences.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related plus 3 years experience in research and technical writing; OR, highschool diploma/GED plus 7 years experience in research and technical writing. Must have working knowledge of PowerPoint and Word Processing. Knowledge of Desktop Publishing preferred.
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Aristotle / Little Rock
Requirements: The formal education equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, plus two years of experience in computer programming and analysis or related area.
To Apply, or for more information: http://www.aristotle.net/employment/senior-developer/
SOCIAL MEDIA & CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGIST
Aristotle / Little Rock
Summary: We’re seeking an experienced Social Media and Content Marketing Strategist ready to use his or her knowledge and creativity to maximize ourclients’ success. To you, social media is more than the latest trend of the week. Social media is a communication platform that enables businesses to connect and add value to customers’ lives. Sure, you get a little obsessive about what’s new and trending. Sometimes you speak in hashtags. But that’s part of the job. The only way you can teach your clients how to resonate with their customers through social media is to live and breathe social media.
Description: Proven editorial skills and outstanding command of the English language. Skill at both long-form content creation and real-time (immediate) content creation and distribution strategies and tactics. The ability to think like an educator, intuitively understanding what the audience needs to know and how they want to consume it. A passion for new technology tools and usage of those tools within your own blogs and social media outreach. Social DNA a plus! Ability to clearly articulate the business goal behind the creation of a piece (or series) of content. Project management skills to manage editorial schedules and deadlines within corporate and ongoing campaigns. Proven editorial skills and outstanding command of the English language. Familiarity with principles of marketing. Familiarity with the use of content to drive SEO performance. Leadership skills required to define and manage a set of goals involving diverse contributors and content types. Excellent communication skills and powers of persuasion and presentation. Strong editorial skills. Comfort in acting as the company’s spokesperson and advocate via sales calls, trade shows, etc.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Public Relations or related communications field. MBA in marketing a plus. Two to three (2-3) years professional experience in social media andcontent development. Strong record of valuable content creation and writing samples.
Preferred: Training in how to tell a story using words, images, or audio and anunderstanding of how to create content that draws an audience. Skill at both long-form content creation andreal-time (immediate) content creation and distribution strategies and tactics. A passion for new technology tools and usage of those tools within your own blogs and social media outreach. Ability to clearly articulate the business goal behind the creation of a piece (or series) of content. Basic technical understanding of Web publishing concepts and technologies. Familiarity with Web analytics tools, social media marketing applications and leading social media monitoring platforms.
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WRITER / EDITOR / PROJECT PROGRAM SPECIALIST
University of Central Arkansas / Conway
Closing: March 26
Summary: This position reports to the Associate Vice President for Communications, Public Relations and Marketing. The successful candidate will plan, research, write, edit, and proofread a variety of university publications for both internal and external audiences. The successful candidate will support a variety of communications, public relations and marketing activities as needed.
Description: Generate story ideas; conduct interviews and research; write and edit material for publication across multiple platforms. Write feature stories for magazine/newsletter publications. Write press releases, news articles, reports, and meeting summaries. Proofread, copy edits, and edit articles, newsletters, and other documents. Collaborate with internal team in editing, designing and producing biannual magazine. Plan production schedules and keep projects on track and within timelines. Keep abreast of current issues and policies related to higher education. Generate content for social media channels. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – Advanced knowledge and understanding of AP style. Advanced proficiency in writing, copy editing, proofreading, and editing. Ability to work directly, cooperatively, and effectively with professors, media representatives, students and alumni. Ability to communicate complex information across broad audiences. Proven organization skills and the ability to take initiative, prioritize tasks, follow tasks to completion, and meet deadlines. Ability to work with both independently and as a team member in a positive, collaborative manner. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software. Ability to work under tight deadlines with little supervision.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, writing, English, public relations, or related field. Requires one to three years of experience in writing and editing forpublication. Prior experience in higher education a plus but not mandatory. Experience working with media outlets either as a journalist or media spokesperson a plus but not mandatory.
To Apply, or for more information: Applicants should submit a UCA application for employment, a resume, a cover letter detailing relevant experience, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of five (5) references to:
University of Central Arkansas
201 Donaghey Avenue, Wingo 207
Conway, AR 72035
If selected for an interview, applicant will be required to provide five (5) writing samples.