Arkansas Department of Health Seeks Health Program Specialist

Job Details
HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST I
Agency: Arkansas Department of Health
Office: Tobacco Prevention & Cessation Program
Section: Center for Health Advancement
Date Posted: 10/15/2014
Posting Expires: 10/29/2014
Summary
The Health Program Specialist I is responsible for planning, developing, initiating, and maintaining public health programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Typical Functions
Trains, supervises, and coordinates work schedules of public health program staff. Determines health program goals and objectives based on state and agency directives, and existing laws and regulations. Assists in monitoring program effectiveness and cost analyses, in forecasting program service needs and budget, in writing grants and obtaining program funding, and in preparing supporting financial reports and documents. Maintains consistent contact with federal, state, and local officials, and members of the community served by the public health program. Communicates goals and policies of the health program in meetings, committees, conferences, and workgroups. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of principles and practices of public health program administration. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Ability to monitor the effectiveness of programs and services. Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written formats. Ability to analyze data and prepare reports.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public health, public health administration, or related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING DESCRIPTION IN ITS ENTIRETY BEFORE APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION.

The Health Program Specialist I works under the administrative direction of the Mass-Reach Health Communications Section Chief. This position is responsible for assisting with media efforts to decrease prevalence of tobacco use and increase cessation by coordinating development and tracking of campaigns and outreach activities. Because of the collaborative team approach of Tobacco Prevention & Cessation, the work performed will be in conjunction with other program staff and partners. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

This position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance and retirement pension.

Hiring Officials Preferences: At least two years of experience in public health or health education. Preferred experience in tobacco control and working with the media. Project management skills, effective time management and excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, problem solve and think strategically are needed. In and out-of-state travel required. Evening and weekend work may be required.

Unqualified individuals need not apply.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
This Position will close at 11:59 pm on the closing date listed.

Hiring Official-Ashley McNatt

This office only accepts completed applications, resumes and relevant transcripts to determine minimum qualifications. Applicants should present other documents to the hiring official upon interview, if applicable.

If you are a Veteran, Disable Veteran or a Surviving Spouse of a Deceased Veteran and remains unmarried at the time you are seeking preference and you are a citizen and resident of this state you shall be entitled to employment preference in a position over other applicants after meeting substantially equal qualifications.
Please submit the DD-214 and other official documentation to the address below.

THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DOES NOT ACCEPT ELECTRONIC MEDIA OF ANY FORM, (CDs, flash drives, memory sticks, tapes, etc.) WITH STATE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS.

All Applicants must submit complete and accurate information and complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, including military service, beginning with your most recent employment. Applicants are encouraged to attach an original written resume to supplement their application or a paper addendum for additional work history section of the application. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.

When submitting your State Application, you may refer to your resume for the Employment History if your resume includes all the information requested in the Employment History section of the state application (month and year employment began and ended, weekly hours worked, etc.).

Please complete the Work History section of the application, even if you are including a resume. Incomplete applications will NOT be processed.

All ADH applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable. Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.

Human Resources Office- Recruitment Section
4815 W Markham St., Slot 26
Little Rock, AR 72205-3867
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Fax No. 501-661-2675

Job Details
Position No.: 22150781
Class Code: L053C
Grade: C117
Salary Range: $32,249.00 – $54,775.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Little Rock
Job County/Region: Pulaski
Contact Information
Contact name: Whitney Haynie
Phone: 501-280-4796
Email: whitney.haynie@arkansas.gov
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Job Opportunities – 10/21/14

ACCOUNT MANAGER

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods (CJRW) / Little Rock

Closing: October 31

Summary: The Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods account manager has three to five years of advertising/public relations agency or related experience and will take thelead for influential clients. The successful candidate will be highly organized and able to effectively multi-task.

Description: The account manager will be able to anticipate what needs to be accomplished and look for opportunities to grow the assigned clients and the agency as a whole. He or she will also be proactive internally and with the client, ensuring that programs are planned and implemented on schedule and within budget. The account manager will supervise a team of professionals, providing direction, training and expertise. The account manager will fulfill these functions, as well as additional projects upon request.

Requirements: Three-to-five (3-5) years experience in an agency setting. At least a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or marketing. Public relations and account services experience a plus. Experience in a supervisory role a plus. Agency health industry experience a plus. Working knowledge of all social media platforms. Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and activities. Proficient in Excel, Word, and other Microsoft programs.

To Apply, or for more information: Qualified candidates only. Send resumes to:

Dante Kellerman,

Director of Human Resources

employment@cjrw.com<mailto:employment@cjrw.com>

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ADVERTISING ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Vowell, Inc. / Little Rock

Description: Vowell, Inc., multi-media company and publisher of AY Magazine, Arkansas Money and Politics, is seeking to hire an account executive to sell print and multi-media advertising solutions, including digital and social media. Compensation program includes base salary plus lucrative commission. Health and life insurance with a 401K with company match, competitive holiday and sick leave.

Requirements: Outside sales experience. Ability to transfer leads into appointments and then into sales. Ability to work existing account base and grow sales. Have a high energy level, enthusiastic and motivated. Can work independently within a team environment. Must be excellent at building highly productive relationships with key decision makers, be results driven and goal oriented and be professional, honest and ethical.

To Apply, or for more information: Send resume to:

Gabrielle Gero,

Social Media & Circulation Manager

ggero@vowellinc.com<mailto:ggero@vowellinc.com>

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Jason International / North Little Rock

Posted: October 15

Summary: Responsible to search out and develop new relationships with key developers, architects and designers active in the commercial sector of lodging industries such as hotels, time shares, resorts, condominiums, apartments, etc. Strong management, leadership and training skills.

Requirements: College level degree in business administration. Exceptional verbal/written communication and inter-personal skills.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.simplyhired.com/job/business-development-manager-job/jason-international/gzlmdrysb5?cid=cgrmxrzdpcicoitpuqwkbomzzzvdijfn

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DIGITAL SALES MANAGER

KARK 4 – KLRT 16 / Little Rock

Summary: The Digital Sales Manager directly oversees the daily operations of the station’s digital advertising business and interacts with clients and advertising agencies to maximize digital revenue. The Digital Sales Manager also assists in hiring, training and developing Account Executives.

Description: Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in digital and new product revenue. Drives new business development. Manages inventory and revenue forecasting. Assists in preparing budgets and approving budget expenditures. Manages Accounts Receivable for Digital Sales advertising. Calls on accounts with Account Executives. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience. Fluency in English. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Must be familiar with prevailing digital technologies such as Google Analytics, ad tagging, Flash, SEM, behavioral & contextual targeting. Minimum three years’ experience in sales, preferably in the digital field. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance. Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them. Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills. Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/73337.html

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EDITOR

Saline Courier / Benton

Summary: The Saline Courier seeks a proven leader to direct and oversee our newsroom with a passion for local news and a desire to grow digital and print readership. The Saline Courier offers a competitive compensation package. We offer a variety of medical, dental and vision options to best fit your needs. We also offer 401k and life insurance options as well as paid vacation, sick and personal time. The Courier is an 5,000 circulation, 7-day p.m. newspaper in Benton, Arkansas. Saline County is one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. This is a great opportunity to work with a small daily newspaper that focuses on local news and the community.

Abstract: As editor, you will employ your knowledge, experience, and ability to implement innovative ideas that will lead directly to growth of The Courier’s print and digital audience. The Editor will play a vital role on The Courier’s management team, which determines short/long-term strategy and implements tactics necessary to grow the operation. The Editor also is expected to play an active role as a leader in the community. The successful applicant will be an experienced leader of great journalism that consistently meets high professional standards. She or he will have a successful track record of serving the distinct news and informational needs of audiences on print anddigital platforms. The successful applicant should show demonstrated skills in coaching, mentoring, and developing an enthusiastic and energetic staff to create consistently compelling storytelling and eye-popping visual journalism.

Description: Lead newsroom projects and initiatives. Project management and creation of new products in an effort to growaudience. Hire, train and develop the newsroom staff. Monitor and track performance of the team through standards of performance. Coordinate month to month progress of a news plan through planning and execution. Prepare and comply with the annual budget for the newsroom.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from four-year college/university and at least three years of newsroom experience. Established track record of journalistic excellence. Strong background in leading a newsroom through innovative solutions to grow audience. Proven record of achieving audience growth through print and digitalmedia. Ability to handle multiple on-going tasks and rapidly changing priorities. Self-motivated, community-oriented and organized.

To Apply, or for more information: Qualified, interested individuals should submit resume and writing samples to:

Tony Cooper, Publisher

The Saline Courier

321 N. Market,

Benton, AR 72015

tcooper@bentoncourier.com<mailto:tcooper@bentoncourier.com>

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EDITOR / PRODUCER

Department of Athletics

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Summary: The Department of Athletics at the University of Arkansas is now accepting applications for the position of Producer/Editor. The Producer/Editor will work in a team television production environment within the Broadcast Services Department.

Description: Primary responsibilities will be working with full-time staff on various televisionproduction projects as assigned. The Producer/Editor will also assist with videography and editing for production projects ranging from in-house produced sports television shows to live television production for big screen events at Arkansas Razorback sports venues. Responsibilities will include producing video scoreboard graphics, features and activities displayed during home basketball and football games. This position will also collaborate with the Razorback Sports Network (RSN) staff to create marketing, publicity, highlight, banquet and other feature videos; as well as assisting with production of SEC Network content. The Producer/Editor will require sports event coverage and television production as assigned requiring frequent nights, weekends, and holidays as to fulfill assigned duties.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or higher in journalism, media, or related field

Two to four years-experience working in live television or comparable experience in athletic video boardoperation, production and direction at a professional or collegiate program. Minimum of three years editing experience in linear and non-linear formats.

Preferred: Experience producing content. Extensive experience with non-linear edit systems (NLE.) Extensive experience in creating and implementing graphics for sports broadcasts. Operational level skills in Electronic News Gathering (ENG) (field video camera, lighting, and related audio.) Skilled experience in producing and directing live sporting event productions (broadcast & video boards.) Experience in graphics creation software (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects.) Experience with Non-Linear Editing on the AVID platform.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uark.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=177874

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Radiology Associates, PA / Little Rock

Summary: RAPA is seeking an Executive Assistant to work directly with administrative staff and physician leaders of the practice.

Description: RAPA has a strong team working environment, which will require the ability to multi-task and continuously assess priority of projects. The organization has a physician led governance structure, which requires an extensive meeting schedule and documentation of meeting discussions and decisions. Accurate and timely preparation, attendance and documentation of the Company Shareholders and Board meetings are significant requirements of this role. This position works closely with administration to promote a positive professional company image through day to day operations, marketing/PR efforts, and as a liaison on behalf of administrative staff. This role will include managing correspondence, calls and calendars. The maintenance of confidentiality and discretion are a mist for this role and work in a healthcare setting.

Requirements: A minimum of 5 years of experience as an Executive Assistant and work performance references are required. Strong working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office applications is required. Knowledge of medical practice and terminology are a benefit to performance in this role.

Preferred: Advancededucation is preferred.

To Apply, or for more information: Email resume to: Mimi Hyatt, mhyatt@rapaxray.com<mailto:mhyatt@rapaxray.com>.

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT I

College of Public Health (CPH), Health Behavior &Health Education University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Little Rock

Position Number: 50057812

Closing: October 31

Description: The Executive Assistant I provides high-level administrative support to the Department Chair and other faculty. Manages and coordinates daily operations for the Department. Responsible for maintaining office efficiency and implementing office systems and procedures. May supervise and/or coordinate the work of other office assistants. Regularly required to resolve complex administrative problems independently. This person will maintain calendars, schedules appointments;coordinates meetings and special events of various sizes and levels of complexity; processes department procurements and tracks assets; coordinates travel arrangements for faculty and official guests, and other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in business, healthcare or related field plus 4 years of administrative support experience, including 1 year in a supervisory role. Must have knowledge of MS Office, Outlook and experience using office equipment.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60024729

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MAJOR GIFT OFFICER II

American Red Cross / Little Rock

Summary: Identifies, engages, cultivates, solicits, and stewards current and prospective donors in expanding their financial support of the work of the American Red Cross. Responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization and assist donors in creating meaning in their lives through giving to the American Red Cross

Description: Develops ongoing relationships with major donors for the benefit of the American RedCross. Manages a portfolio of donors and prospects. Responsible for minimum annual fundraising goal ($250,000 for the current fiscal year) as specified in performance standards, including both renewable gifts and new incremental revenue. Revenue target may increase due to major domestic disasters. Implements programs/activities to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors at the $1,000 level or higher, with an emphasis on maximizing revenue for the American Red Cross. Accountable for cultivating relationships for individual fundraising, organizational fundraising or both. Cultivates relationships with individual donors personally and by supporting volunteer leaders in peer-to-peer outreach, [if appropriate] using giving societies such as the Tiffany Circle Society of Women Leaders as a key program. Cultivates, solicits and stewards support from corporations and foundations to meet annual fundraising goals within their Regions. This includes assisting corporations in achieving their goals in strengthening their brand, marketing, and employeeengagement by being proficient at clearly articulating Red Cross programs, listening to corporations’ needs and aligning programs to their interests, researching of foundations’ interests, preparing grant proposals, and engaging foundation staff and foundation board members to cultivate and solicit support for the American Red Cross. Develops and executes ongoing strategy for qualifying suspects and moving them to prospect status using tools such as small cultivation events, research, and community networking, with a goal of 30% of the portfolio having been identified by the MGO. Personally solicits assigned donor portfolio, including preparation of personalized materials when needed. Identifies potential planned giving prospects among assigned donors and partners with Region’s assigned Gift Planning Officer to solicit those prospects. Works with chapter Board members and other leadership volunteers to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward appropriate donors. May oversee and have responsibility for staff development of Major Gifts Associate(s.) Participates in disaster relief fundraising projects as appropriate. Works collaboratively with other departments and partners with development staff at the National Office to create customized solicitation strategies matching the objectives of the organization and interests of thedonor/prospect. Updates donor records in region and/or chapter database and Salesforce.com following donor contacts. Assists in other financial development projects as assigned. It is the responsibility of all Red Cross staff members to recruit, train and work with volunteers and to treat all clients, volunteers, guests, and other employees in a courteous and respectful manner at all times while maintaining a cooperative atmosphere for everyone. It is expected that each member of the regional management team to work with avolunteer counterpart to ensure key volunteers are utilized and ensure depth within the function. Carries out any additional assignments required to fulfill the Mission of the American Red Cross.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree is highly desirable. Minimum 3 years of major gifts leadership experience. Corporate and/or Business-to-Business sales leadership experience may be substituted for fundraising experience. Significant expertise with the area’s funding community highly desirable. Progressive experience in successful development programs and knowledge of “best practices” in development.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=48693&CurrentPage=1

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MANAGER / COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Arkansas Electrical Cooperative Corporation / Little Rock

Job ID: 20686654

Salary: $88,835.00 – $111,043

Summary: Assists distribution cooperatives in all forms of community and economic development that would be beneficial to them and their members and represents the cooperatives at related events/meetings. Assists with state and/or federal legislative matters involving the electric cooperatives and rural community and economic development. When applicable, serves as a liaison between distribution cooperatives and C&I members/accounts and manages projects involving new or expanding businesses in cooperative territory. Represents the cooperatives on various boards, committees and task forces as related to community and economic development and public relations.

Description: Promotes, markets and coordinates projects involving specific C&I sites and/or buildings in cooperative territory to businesses considering Arkansas as a new location. Coordinates community and economic development activities with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) and assists them in assimilating current data and other site and demographic information. Works with local and regional (city, county, regional alliances, etc.) community and economic development organizations to develop and implement economic development programs. Participates in state, national and international community and economic development organizations (i.e. Arkansas Economic Developers, Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, Southern Economic Development Council, CoreNET Global,National Rural Economic Developers Association, etc.) for educational training and networking. Works with the Arkansas General Assembly, the Arkansas Governor’s Office and other state agencies on policies that enhance and develop rural Arkansas. Manages and implements overall departmental budget and expenditures. Extensive contacts with various diversified sectors of the public.

Requirements: Professional Community and Economic Developer (PCED) certification, Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) or Certified Community Developer (CCD) preferred. Mastery MS Word & Typing skills. Advanced MS PowerPoint & Presentation skills. Intermediate MS Excel skills. Basic Contract Management & Database skills.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.cooperative.com/jobseeker/job/20686654/Manager-%20Community%20&%20Economic%20Development/__company__/?vnet=0&t735=118

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MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

World Services for the Blind / Little Rock

Description: World Services for the Blind is seeking a marketing and communications director. The ideal candidate will be a creative self-starter skilled in all aspects of communications, including but not limited to: writing and editing, AP style, social media management, web design, email marketing, graphic design, eventplanning, and photo and video production. Knowledge of publication design, direct mail, print production and processes, accessible digital media, fundraising, donor development, SEO and analytics also necessary.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, marketing or related field, or a minimum of four years experience working in nonprofit marketing and communications. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, AdobeCreative Suite and iMovie required.

To Apply, or for more information: Send resumes to: jobs@wsblind.org.

http://www.wsblind.org/careers.html

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MARKETING MANAGER

CAT2 (CAT Squared) / Conway

Salary: $60,000 – range

Closing: October 27

Summary: CAT2 (CAT Squared) is currently looking for a Marketing Manager. CAT2 is a leading provider of software to the food industry. Our clients include 60 percent of the top 50 meat and poultry companies in North America, three out of the top five American egg producers and one of Europe’s leading meat processors. At CAT2, our vision is to become the world’s leading provider of continuous improvement solutions to the food industry—with a strong emphasis on the meat industry—while maintaining the values that are important to our customers and distinguish us from our competition.

Description: Organize the company’s presence at industry conventions, expos, trade shows, etc. Develop all promotional materials including case studies, white papers, brochures, press releases, newsletters, etc. Manage e-marketing campaign and company website. Manage marketing budget. Some travel will be required (e.g., for expos.)

Requirements: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task. Able to manage time well and consistently meet deadlines. Able to effectively communicate with customers and collaborate with other team members.

To Apply, or for more information: Email cover letter and resume to:

Rachel McDonald, Training Manager

Rachel.McDonald@catsquared.com<mailto:Rachel.McDonald@catsquared.com>

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MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE

KCWD / KNWA

Harrison Radio Stations, Inc. / Harrison

Summary: If you are motivated, a self starter, love people, and have an interest in business, a sales position with KCWD/KNWA may be the career for you. KCWD/KNWA is now accepting applications for Marketing Representative. Sales experience helpful but not a must. This is a full time position with paid sick days and paid insurance.

To Apply, or for more information: Send resume to:

Roger Lowery, General Manager

Harrison Radio Stations, Inc.

rclowery@windstream.net<mailto:rclowery@windstream.net>

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MOTION GRAPHICS ARTIST / ANIMATOR

Distance Learning

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing: November 3

Description: The Motion Graphics Artist/Animator (Animator) will play a pivotal role in creating illustrations and graphic elements of all types for the Media Production unit and the Instructional Design and Support Services department at the U of A Global Campus. Working under the Media Production Manager, the Animator will design, animate and output graphics and animations for video productions using a variety of visual arts techniques.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree is required. Five years of paid on the job experience is required. Proven ability to integrate data-driven information into visuals is required. Expert knowledge of Adobe After Effects and other common animation tools is required. A working knowledge of common video editing software, such as Adobe Premiere and Apple Final Cut is required.

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in art, graphics design, broadcast Journalism and/or video/film production. Experience in animation, commercials, training videos, online courses, and commercial films.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uark.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=177780

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MUSEUM INTERPRETIVE SPECIALIST

Old Statehouse Museum

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock Position Number: 22092741

Salary: $29,251 – $49,683

Closing: October 27

Summary: The Museum Interpretive Specialist is responsible for supervising staff and administering museum interpretive programming for museum special events, on-site programs, outreach programs, and other public services. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Description: Supervises a small staff by interviewing, hiring, training, and evaluating performance. Develops museum public services including on-site and outreach programs, special events, lesson plans, tours, loan boxes, and teacher resource materials. Coordinates museum public programs, both on-site and outreach, including planning and implementation. Presents interpretive programs to visitors and educational groups. Conducts reseach of primary and secondary sources to develop adult, children, and living history programs. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in history, art history, education, or related area; plus one year of experience in museum or educational programs, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=3884d74caf32f710106fdac39cfdfc52&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=71045

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PAGE DESIGNER

Sync Weekly

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Little Rock

Summary: Sync Weekly, central Arkansas’ guide to local news and entertainment, is seeking a creative designer to join its team.

Description: The designer will be responsible for the overall look of the publication from cover to cover, making each issue vibrant, thought-provoking, impossible to put down—and a true reflection of the central Arkansas audience it reaches. Other duties include designing other media content such as brochures, press kits, ads and inserts as assigned.

Requirements: Degree in graphic design, art or related field plus two years of work experience in page design, an upbeat, collaborative attitude, ability to juggle many different tasks on a tight turnaround, an appreciation for deadlines, knowledge of and ability to use MACINTOSH computer, experience with Creative Suite 6 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and Flash, strong working knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals and typography, ability to lead projects from concept to completion, ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

To Apply, or for more information: Send cover letter, resume and at least three work samples (or link to a portfolio site) – with “Sync Designer” in the subject line – to:

Nate Olson, Editor

Sync Weekly

nate@syncweekly.com<mailto:nate@syncweekly.com>

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PRODUCER

KHBS – KHOG / Rogers

Summary: 40/29 News, the Hearst-owned ABC/CW duopoly in Fayetteville/Fort Smith, AR is looking for a producer to create fast-paced, hard-edged, compelling newscasts. Excellent writing skills, organization, solid journalistic integrity, and creative vision are a must. Ideal candidates will have the ability to produce television newscasts, specials & web content. This producer will work out of the Northwest Arkansas newsroom in Rogers.

Description: Selecting and writing content for live newscasts. Working with and guiding reporters in story production. Communicating, coordinating and executing creative visionwith team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff. Will produce and publish content to our online platforms. Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills. Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously. An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components. Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements. Unwaivering journalistic integrity and ethical standards.

Requirements: College degree. Past producing experience preferred. Web publishing experience preferred.

To Apply, or for more information: Email resume, references, links to your work and a letter discussing your producing philosophy to:

Greg Shepperd, News Director

KHBS/KHOG-TV

newsdirector@4029tv.com<mailto:newsdirector@4029tv.com>

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PRODUCT SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Girl Scout Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas /

Fort Smith – Jonesboro – North Little Rock – Texarkana

Summary: The Product Sales Representative assists the Chief Business Development Officer in managing product sales operations while working closely with the Product Sales Coordinator to facilitate consistent and successful product sales programs

Description: Assists CBDO in managing product sales operations. Collaborates with the Business Development team to develop and implement.Product Sales strategies. Act as point of first reference for all product related enquiries in a regionalarea. Serves as the council liaison and maintains relationships with local troops and surrounding service units. Assists in the planning, development and delivery of an annual training program for staff and volunteers that highlights the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, product sale outcomes and promotes a high level of girl participation. Assists Product Sales Coordinator with implementation of Service Unit and Troop trainings. Collaborates with Product Sales Coordinator and regional office staff to develop and establish cupboard inventory processes. Manages product cupboard inventory and processes in his/her regional office. Manages cookie costume inventory and processes in his/her regional office. Manages and is accountable for cookie incentive inventory and processes in his/her regional office. Enters accurate and necessary data in product sales databases. Coordinates council secured booths in regional area for troops and any database entry required for booth locator applications. Manages the Product Sales hotline/e-mail for his/her regional office. Assists Product Sales Coordinator with implementation of girl incentive program. Serves as the council liaison and maintains relationships with local troops and surrounding service units. Assists with writing and implementing any necessary processes and strategies. Assists CBDO with gathering of financial documentation for debt collection. Assists with the planning, recruitment and implementation of Product Sales promotional events. Inspires others and ensures outstandingcustomer service at all levels. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or 1 to 2 years of related experience in sales or marketing; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org/CouncilInfo/Employment/OpenPositions.aspx

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PUBLIC INFORMATION COORDINATOR

Communications

Arkansas Department of Education / Little Rock

Position Number: 2208-2921

Salary: $37,332 – $62,616

Closing: October 28

Summary: This position will be a web operations manager position located in the ADE Communications Unit. The position will be responsible for updating the ADE website, training staff on how to access information on the site, preparing the bi-weekly newsletter that features updates to the site, overseeing the agency’s social media sites and assisting the Communications Team with outreach efforts.

Description: Primary responsibilities include writing content, editing and updating webpages, posting graphics and creating new pages; coordinating and collaborating with division leaders to ensure accurate and timely information is posted on thesite; ensuring the website is easy to navigate; working with outside development providers to implement upgrades; monitoring web operations and responding to problems; sharing knowledge of Internet techniques and technologies with ADE staff; training and supporting ADE staff on how to use the site; assembling the agency bi-weekly newsletter; overseeing the agency’s social media sites to include

daily postings; and assisting the Communications Team with other public outreach efforts to include creating graphics, writing content, preparing presentations and taking photos.

Requirements: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, or a related field; plus four years of experience inpublic relations, journalism or a related field, including one year of supervisory experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=fbd392e5585800b9db4524997df4591a&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=102&jobid=71088

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PUBLIC INFORMATION MANAGER

Communications

Arkansas Department of Education / Little Rock

Position Number: 2208-2745

Salary: $43,217 – $69,734

Closing: October 22

Summary: The Public Information Manager is responsible for receiving and disseminating information, drafting reports, researching legislative issues, and editing,writing, publicizing, and promoting the agency. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Description: Supervises a small professional and administrative supports staff byinterviewing and recommending for hire, prioritizing work assignments, establishing deadlines, providing general instructions, reviewing work performed, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Writes, designs, and publishes presentations which will include text, graphics, and charts that are provided to the Governor’s Office, Legislature, Civic groups, professional groups and others. Edits materials produced by the section or other department staff by reviewing weekly news/feature releases and department publications and newsletters, evaluating contents and impact, and ensuring that material arepublishable. Writes and edits copy for the agency’s newsletters, press releases, web pages, brochures, and scripts. Solicits and coordinates mediacoverage of departmental programs or emergency events to ensure accurate and complete information. Trains co-workers on use of publication and other software. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, public administration or a related field; plus five years of experience in public relations, including two years in a supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

Preferred: Preferred skills include website experience, graphics and video skills, experience with social media sites and education experience. A bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, marketing or related area is preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=3884d74caf32f710106fdac39cfdfc52&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=102&jobid=70962

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PUBLIC INFORMATION SPECIALIST

Northwest Region Office

Arkansas Department of Health / Fayetteville

Position Number: 22109633

Salary: $30,713 – $52,167

Closing: October 22

Summary: The Public Information Specialist is responsible for public relation activitiesrelated to the operation of a state agency or institution of higher education. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Description: Plans and prepares promotional publications by gathering information for releases, selecting articles, format, design, and layout, sending publications to printer, proofreading copy, and arranging for distribution. Coordinates media coverage of events by issuing invitations, entertaining and accommodating media personnel, preparing press guides, and making facility arrangements. Arranges conferences and special events by making facility arrangements, serving as host to visitors, coordinating speakers and agenda, and working with convention personnel. Conducts interviews with individuals to gather information for news articles and stories. Researches past publications and records to obtain pertinent information about subjects of articles and stories. Disseminates news releases to newspapers, radio, and television media. Responds to requests for information by speaking at special events, making public appearances, and providing handouts and brochures. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a major in communications, journalism, public relations, or related field; plus one year of experience in public relations or related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=fbd392e5585800b9db4524997df4591a&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=3664&jobid=71101

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REPORTER

Saline Courier / Benton

Description: The Saline Courier, a daily newspaper located in Benton, is seeking an experienced reporter to cover city government, school news and enterprise reporting forassigned beat. Arkansas and serves the Saline County area. The newspaper won the General Excellence award in the APME Arkansas contest and the Arkansas Press Association Better Newspaper contest in 2014.

Requirements: Preferred qualifications include 2-3 years previous reporting for a newspaper, degree in journalism and a proven track record of success in developing relationships and contacts for story content. Must have experience with AP Style and Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 or higher.

To Apply, or for more information: Qualified individuals may send resume and at least three published samples articles to:

Brent Davis, Editor

The Saline Courier

bdavis@bentoncourier.com<mailto:bdavis@bentoncourier.com>

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REPORTER

Sentinel-Record / Hot Springs

Summary: The Sentinel-Record, a morning daily newspaper in Hot Springs, Ark., has an opening for a full-time time reporter (5 days a week, 40 hours total) to cover law enforcement and the court system in Garland County, AR and surrounding areas. Health insurance and 401K provided, dental and vision optional.

To Apply, or for more information: Email examples of your work with resume and cover letter to:

Mark Gregory, Editor

Hot Springs Sentinel-Record

mark@hotsr.com<mailto:mark@hotsr.com>

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SALES & MARKETING ASSISTANT

Lindsey Software Systems / Little Rock

Summary: The Sales & Marketing Assistant position will assist with new business development and daily marketing activities. We are seeking someone with an outgoing personality who can also represent the company at tradeshows and conferences. This position is usually a good entry level position to a career in marketing communications.

Description: Develops new business reports, proposals and presentations. Coordinates and maintains company-wide comprehensive tradeshow/conference schedule. Participates in tradeshows and conferences across the U.S. promotingproducts and developing relationships. Provides product, promotion, and pricing information by clarifying customer request; selecting appropriate information; forwarding information; answering questions. Maintains customer database by inputting customer profile and updates; preparing and distributing monthly reports in Salesforce. Prepares presentations by compiling data; developing presentation formats and materials. Writing articles for promotional materials and website content. Uploading marketing information online and through social media sites. Updating and maintaining marketing documentation and databases. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities. Accomplishes department and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Requirements: Personable, presentable and articulate a must. Reporting skills, writing skills, understanding the customer, good communications skills, attention to detail, professionalism, Microsoft Office skills, teamwork.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://jobs.arkansasonline.com/jobs/sales-administrative-north-little-rock-arkansas-72114-70070564-d

The Associated Press Seeks Full-Time Reporter for Little Rock Bureau

Newsperson

Location: Arkansas-Little Rock   Expertise: Editorial-General Assignment Position ID: 10064685   Level of Job: Professional/Specialist # of Openings: 1   Type of Job: Full-time Certification: None   Job Category: News/Editorial Education: Bachelors or equivalent   External Expiration Date: 10/16/14Opened Date:              9/15/14


Description

The Associated Press is seeking a full-time reporter for its bureau in Little Rock, Arkansas.

The reporter must be able to develop a beat and build sources across a wide geographic region, and be able to produce content in multiple formats including text, photo, video and audio. Under supervision, he/she will set the beat’s agenda and develop aggressive spot and hard-edged enterprise reporting for the AP’s global newspaper, online and broadcast audience.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will:

  • Work with appropriate news leaders and the Central Region editing desk to ensure AP is aggressively pursuing breaking news, hard-edged enterprise and accountability journalism across Arkansas.
  • Identify and develop stories that break news and have impact.
  • Report and produce compelling enterprise for state, national and global audiences.
  • Execute those stories in all formats and in a timely fashion.
  • Report and produce content on deadline in competitive situations.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate should have demonstrated superior news judgment, with experience reporting and producing news on a variety of issues, and in multiple formats, for a broad audience. Strong skills as a beat reporter are required. The candidate must have a proven understanding of the importance of multimedia news, and be able to work in several formats and coordinate across departments inside the AP. The candidate should be a creative problem-solver who can work without daily, direct supervision. Qualifications for the successful candidate include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated aggressive use of public records laws, computer-assisted reporting skills and investigative reporting techniques.
  • A proven ability to recognize and develop newsworthy stories of global interest and work accurately under deadline pressure.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects across formats and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in reporting and producing content in multiple platforms, including text, photo and video, is a plus.
  • At least two years of full-time reporting experience at a daily newspaper, broadcast station or AP bureau.
  • Fluency in Spanish is highly desirable.

Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English language is required.  Authorization to work in the US for any employer is mandatory.

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. Founded in 1846, AP today is the most trusted source of independent news and information. On any given day, more than half the world’s population sees news from AP.

AP seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity and provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable nondiscrimination laws.

- See more at: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH09/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=AP&cws=1&rid=3751#sthash.ED7AQGL9.dpuf

American Red Cross Seeks Regional Chief Development Officer II

American Red Cross

Title: Regional Chief Development Officer II        
Family: Development FLSA: Exempt
Job Code: DV1021 Date: Revised 12/1/13
Reports To: RCE and DFVP Approved: Total Rewards – COE

Job Summary

Responsible to strengthen and grow the donor base and the development program to meet assigned financial goals.  Supports the Regional Chief Executive who is the chief fundraiser for the region.  Drives a strong revenue-oriented culture based on market-driven targets.  Leads a development team in planning, managing and implementing fund development strategies for the Region.  Maintains own portfolio of assigned major donors and prospects, and personally makes solicitations.  Functions in a highly visible, externally facing role and will represent the Region in cultivating donors with the greatest capacity and managing leadership volunteers.  Reports jointly to the Regional Chapter Executive and the Divisional Fundraising Vice President.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Develops and executes annual and multi-year development strategies for the Region’s fundraising.
  1. Accountable for achieving or exceeding Region’s minimum fundraising target ($5,000,000 to 10,000,000 in the current fiscal year), and managing to fundraising expense target. Revenue target may increase due to major domestic disasters.
  1. Partners closely with the RCE, DFVP and Board(s) in the Region to develop and execute the fundraising strategy in order to significantly grow annual revenues in the short term, while diversifying the funding base towards long-term sustainability.
  1. Maintains his/her own portfolio of assigned major donors and prospects, responsible for personally making face to face donor solicitations and meeting national/regional fundraising metrics.
  1. Serves as the primary staff liaison for the Board’s Philanthropy Committee.
  1. Orients new Board members to their fundraising responsibilities and ensures that they receive the support they need to be successful volunteer fundraisers.
  1. Works with RCE, DFVP and DVP to determine reporting structure for the FD staff in the Region (including Community Chapter FD staff) based on the Regional structure, and ensures the use of best practices for moves management and measuring staff members’ performance as a management tool.
  1. Develops and implements a written plan for identifying, educating, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donors across the Region.
  1. Leads focused growth in major gifts area; works directly with top major gift prospects, in coordination with the Region’s Major Gift Officer(s).
  1. At the direction of the RCE, serves as primary staff liaison for representatives of largest corporations and foundations for solicitation, cultivation, and stewardship purposes.
  1. Oversees implementation of organizational campaigns in the Region, such as Holiday Campaign, Disaster Relief, and March is Red Cross Month.
  1. Acts as a senior leader in the Region and directs the Regional Development team with respect to strategic decisions for the organization; ensures that the Region meets all reporting requirements related to fundraising.
  1. Collaborates with national ARC headquarters development staff to identify and maximize fundraising opportunities.
  1. May oversee and have responsibility for staff development of Major Gifts Associate(s) and/or Major Gifts Officer(s).
  1. It is the responsibility of all Red Cross staff members to recruit, train and work with volunteers and to treat all clients, volunteers, guests, and other employees in a courteous and respectful manner at all times while maintaining a cooperative atmosphere for everyone.  It is expected that each member of the regional management team to work with a volunteer counterpart to ensure key volunteers are utilized and ensure depth within the function.
  1. Carries out any additional assignments required to fulfill the Mission of the American Red Cross.

 

Principal Relationships:

Regular and significant contact with Board members, the Divisional Development team and the National Office of the American Red Cross.  Regular and significant contact with department heads whose support and cooperation is needed for program success.

 

Scope:

Job level is determined by budgeted revenue range and amount of job complexity.

 

Qualifications

Education:  Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree is highly desirable.

 

Experience:   Minimum 5 years of fundraising leadership experience. Proactive development leader with an established track record of increasing philanthropic revenue from diverse constituencies.  Experience in the development and implementation of a broad-based fundraising program including personally opening doors, cultivation, and successfully closing major gifts.  Significant expertise with the Region’s funding community highly desirable.  Progressive experience in successful development programs and knowledge of “best practices” in development.  Progressive sales leadership experience can substitute for fundraising experience.

 

Management Experience:  Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience.

Skills and Abilities:  Ability to relate well and work effectively with multiple constituencies and audiences.  Excellent verbal and written skills.  Knowledge of office systems: MS-Office preferred and fundraising database systems (e.g., Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce.com).  A team player committed to developing and working within a collaborative environment and to ensuring the highest customer service orientation.

 

Other:  None listed.

 

Travel:  Requires frequent travel within the Region, and occasional travel within the Division and to Washington, DC.

 

Competencies

To be determined.

 

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements

Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential.  May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.

 

Work Conditions:

Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to

emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout

chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response

organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

 

12/3/13

CJRW Seeks Account Manager

ACCOUNT MANAGER

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods

Position Description:

The Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods account manager has three to five years of advertising/public relations agency or related experience and will take the lead for influential clients.  The successful candidate will be highly organized and able to effectively multi-task.

The account manager will be able to anticipate what needs to be accomplished and look for opportunities to grow the assigned clients and the agency as a whole. He or she will also be proactive internally and with the client, ensuring that programs are planned and implemented on schedule and within budget.

The account manager will supervise a team of professionals, providing direction, training and expertise. The account manager will fulfill the functions below, as well as additional projects upon request.

Job Specifications/Qualifications:

3-5 years experience in an agency setting

At least a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or marketing

Public relations and account services experience a plus

Experience in a supervisory role a plus

Agency health industry experience a plus

Working knowledge of all social media platforms

Good verbal and written communication skills

Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and activities

Proficient in Excel, Word, and other Microsoft programs

Qualified candidates only.  Please send resumes to employment@cjrw.com.

Nominations Sought for 2015 National Small Business Week Awards

Release Date:  October 14, 2014 Contact:  Carol Silverstrom / 501-296-3027
Release Number: SBW15-02 Internet Address: http://www.sba.gov/ar

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2015 National Small Business Week

Honor an Outstanding Arkansas Small Business in Your Community

 

LITTLE ROCK – The U.S. Small Business Administration Arkansas District Office is seeking amazing entrepreneurs and champions of small business to honor during the 2015 National Small Business Week Awards event in May.  Nominations are being accepted through Jan. 5, 2015 at 2:00 pm central time.

“More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business and many of them have amazing stories to tell.  They help fuel our economy, drive innovation and increase America’s footprint in the global arena.” said Yolanda Garcia Olivarez, SBA South Central Region Administrator.  The region covers Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas with more than 3.3 million small businesses.  “Now is the time to help us single out the top entrepreneurs in your area.  These are the ones who think big, take risks and work hard to achieve the American dream, strengthen the middle class and create good paying jobs.  We want to spotlight their success.”

The Arkansas Small Business Person of the Year will be selected based on number of years in business, growth in employees, increase in sales, innovations in product or service, response to adversity, and contributions to the community.   The Arkansas award winner will go on to compete for the 2015 National Small Business Person of the Year award.  Additional awards will honor small businesses and champions at the Arkansas and South Central Region levels.

“Our outstanding Arkansas small businesses and champions are well qualified to compete at the regional and national levels,” said Linda Nelson, SBA Arkansas District Director.  “We look forward to reading about our inspiring small businesses and champions.  Please give this competition your immediate attention.”

The attachment to this press release has information on how to submit nominations for the following awards:

  1. National Small Business Person of the Year
  2. National Small Business Exporter of the Year
  3. National 8(a) Graduate of the Year
  4. National Phoenix (Disaster Recovery) Awards
  5. SBA Resource Partner Awards
    1. Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Award
    2. Veterans Business Outreach Center Excellence in Service Award
    3. Women’s Business Center of Excellence Award
  6. Small Business Investment Company of the Year
  7. SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  8. Family-Owned Business of the Year
  9. Entrepreneurial Success Award
  10. Financial Services Champion of the Year
  11. Home-Based Business Champion of the Year
  12. Minority Small Business Champion of the Year
  13. Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year
  14. Women in Business Champion of the Year

 

For more information, contact:

Carol Silverstrom

501-296-3027

carol.silverstrom@sba.gov

Big ol’ bunch of job opportunities – 10/14/14

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KARK 4 – KLRT 16 / Little Rock

Posted: October 6

Summary: The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and Digital business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community.

Description: Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals. Establishes credible relationships with local business community. Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients. Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts. Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients. Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible. Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media. Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media. Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience. Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and reliable transportation. Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them. Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment. Fluency in English.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.arkansasmatters.com/story/d/story/account-executive/38718/L61ws2M-y0iUJZqOgZNoDA

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR / EAST LAB

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) / Little Rock

Position Number: R97165

Closing: November 11

Summary: The Assistant Director of EAST Lab is fundamentally responsible for overseeing the implementation and evaluation of the UALR EAST program and will report to the EAST Director. EAST (Environmental and Spatial Technology, Inc.) is a student-driven program that equips students with crucial problem solving skills and real world experience using a project-based learning model that incorporates the use of technology.

Description: Provide training and support with e-portfolios for students. Provide direct support to users of EAST Computer Lab. Work closely with EAST Scholars to supervise them and ensure adherence to scholarship requirements. Manage student projects and assignments. Provide supervision for EAST scholars. Maintain adherence to scholarship guidelines and expectations. Collaboratively develop, implement, disseminate, and evaluate technology needs. linked to faculty and staff development. Manage EAST Lab and Dickinson Auditorium calendars/reservations. Review and evaluate EAST project proposals and implementation/progress. Work with Campus Life to advise EAST Club. Collaborate with Scholarly Technology and Resources (STaR) and UALR IT Services. as needed to provide support for EAST scholars. Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Computer Information Science or related field and two years of experience in Management or Computer Information Science.

Preferred: Knowledge of the EAST program, UALR Banner, Argos, or Boss experience; knowledge or experience of student-driven organizations; familiarization with Content Management Systems.

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/2749

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CAMPAIGN OPERATIONS MANAGER

Acxiom Corporation / Little Rock – Conway

Req. ID: 34294

Summary: The Campaign Operations Manager (COM) is for candidates with 4+ years work experience looking to manage teams responsible for the delivery of digital marketing solutions for Acxiom clients. The COM is responsible for the daily operation of his/her account teams, acting as the quarterback to ensure the timely and quality delivery of various digital solutions such as email campaigns, mobile/SMS programs, and custom web pages and preference centers, to name a few. The COM is often the primary daily client contact as it pertains to the delivery of digital marketing solutions and manages the timelines and deliverables across internal cross functional teams. Work directly with client contacts on tactical campaign tasks and be responsible for many operational aspects of your accounts. The COM works closely with team members in the Agency/Consultant division of Acxiom to execute on client solutions requirements. The COM will also work directly with the market specific account management team within Acxiom to align and manage client objectives and level of service expectations across other contracted services on the account.

Description: Accountable for the delivery of designated client digital marketing campaigns and solutions. Gives initial high level assessment of client’s digital marketing business needs in context to solution capabilities. Translates business strategy into campaign specifications. Verifies campaign goals and solution requirements in individual accounts. Acts as liaison between client, Market Client Services teams, Safe Haven Delivery, vendors and media partners. Provides on-going client relationship status changes to affected associates such as technical, account management, sales and delivery groups as applicable. Collaborates with Client Service Manager regarding client communication including in-flight changes, client sign-offs and the transition of new implementations to production. Provides pre-sales support to Market Client Management Team regarding Client Delivery Management areas’ of knowledge. Maintains subject knowledge in Acxiom digital marketing technologies (including AOS and Collaborative Targeting), client and/or industry data, business rules, regulatory environment and vendor landscape in order to align client business needs to products, solutions and services offered. Expected to maintain end-to-end knowledge of campaign and solution delivery details.

Requirements:   Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. Ad Technology/Media Operations experience, four-plus (4+) years. Digital media strategy knowledge. Knowledge of new techniques in digital marketing. Knowledge of First Party Data management concepts. PACT – Passion, Accountability, Creativity, Teamwork (foundation of Acxiom’s culture.)

Preferred: Data Management Platform implementation experience. Cross-channel campaign experience. Advanced, proven knowledge of Acxiom products.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://acxiom.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl

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DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING

Hendrix College / Conway

Summary: Reporting to the Vice President for Development, the Director of Annual Giving will be responsible for the coordination and management of an effective, comprehensive, and broad-based fundraising effort for the Hendrix College Annual Fund that presently raises about $2M each year. Responsibilities include planning, implementation, promotion, coordination and administration of a comprehensive annual giving program, including alumni, parents, friends, faculty and staff, and other constituents in order to increase participation and financial support. Primary focus will be on securing Leadership Gifts ($1,000+) and conducting discovery visits to identify new Annual Fund and/or potential major donors.

Description: Makes (and refines as necessary) a compelling case for unrestricted annual support of the College and helps equip colleagues to do the same. Develops and maintains a substantial donor portfolio and personally solicits Leadership Gifts from donors and prospective donors. Executes stewardship calls as appropriate. Helps the Advancement Division maintain a focus on leadership-level donors and, of that group, those who give (or are able to give) at higher levels. Works with individual fundraisers (and the director of the parent fund) to ensure that all constituents receive a quality opportunity to make an annual gift. Engages volunteers effectively in the fundraising process, with specific attention to the Alumni Board of Governors Development Committee and, upon request, the Advancement Committee of the Board of Trustees. Provides energetic leadership, oversight, and evaluation of the following programs and implements strategies for improvement: annual donor report, budget, direct mail, faculty / staff giving campaign, parent fund, solicitations, and student phon-a-thon. Involves students in fundraising and designs / implements creative initiatives to help build a culture of philanthropy on campus. Uses data appropriately and thoughtfully to produce AF projections, weekly / monthly estimates, and other reports for colleagues and directional leaders. Communicates proactively and regularly with colleagues, directional leadership, and other stakeholders about the status of the AF program. Assumes other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Development.

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree required. At least five years of fundraising or related experience preferred. Travel required. Campaign experience and liberal arts background are pluses. Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to create persuasive proposals; demonstrated ability to self-motivate; and ability to build rapport quickly and effectively required. Occasional evening and weekend work necessary.

To Apply, or for more information: Send cover letter, resume or CV and contact information for three professional references to:

Annual Giving Search

Human Resources

1600 Washington Ave

Conway, AR 72032

hr@hendrix.edu<mailto:hr@hendrix.edu>

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DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP

Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA) / Little Rock

Summary: Working as an ATLA team member dedicated to strong customer service, the Director of Membership is responsible for developing and delivering services for ATLA members, the Board of Governors and its committees. This position is a thirty-five (35) hour workweek.

Description: Member Services – Developing and implementing member services in accordance with the Strategic Plan. Working with the Membership Committee and its task groups to determine best practices in meeting the needs of ATLA members. Regularly updating member records and databases, in accordance with protocols, to help maintain the data integrity of the membership database. Responding to daily service calls and written requests from current and new members in timely and efficient manner. Following-up with new members to introduce them to ATLA member services and activities. Researching and resolving member issues on daily basis. Tracking member enquiries, contacts and participation for each member and reviewing monthly with Executive Director and team members. Identifying trends and issues and reporting at least monthly on membership activity. Maintaining and updating on-line membership directory. Developing, implementing and analyzing membership surveys as directed. Anticipating needs for product re-orders and ensuring availability of member materials. Facilitating mentoring requests.   Contributing to development and dissemination of membership communication via emails, mail-outs and website updates. Developing and supporting member sections. Maintaining records of program volunteers. Researching best practices in membership databases and management of membership information. Ensuring ATLA By-laws related to membership are adhered to and identifying any revisions that should be considered. Membership Plan – Developing and implementing membership strategies and annual plan, in conjunction with Executive Director and Membership Committee, to improve membership retention and gain new members. Planning and implementing campaigns to grow membership. Processing new memberships. Keeping accurate and current membership statistics for regular reporting to appropriate committees and Board, via Executive Director. Research other associations for new techniques and best practices in membership planning. Continuing Legal Education/Events – Organizing and tracking member and other registrations for CLE’s and events. Providing registration services at major CLE’s and events. Supporting section activities at conferences. Law Students – Manage and maintain law student chapters.

Requirements:   Completion of post-secondary courses/education in marketing, business and administration and/or association operations/management. Two-to-three (2-3) years of demonstrated experience working in association operations/ management, preferably in a non-profit environment. Proficient in database management, desktop publishing and use of various software applications. Knowledge and experience in customer service, administration and office procedures. Good communication and customer service skills, both oral and written, in English. Good organization and record keeping skills. Ability to work cooperatively and flexibly in a multi-disciplinary environment and in a time-sensitive manner.

To Apply, or for more information:   Send resume to:

Jennifer Irwin,

Chief Operating Officer

jirwin@arktla.org<mailto:jirwin@arktla.org>

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association / Little Rock

Closing: October 24

Summary: The Executive Director facilitates the coordinated effort of association member agencies to implement the mission of reducing poverty and promoting self-sufficiency in Arkansas. In conjunction with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director identifies priorities and implements policies. He/she manages the day-to-day business of the association, including personnel, fiscal, and organizational issues and assuring progress toward meeting ACAAA’s strategic plan. The Executive Director oversees the training, technical assistance, and communications support provided to the member agencies through the association. He/she works with the ACAAA Board of Directors to increase the effectiveness and visibility of Community Action programs and serves as a representative and advocate with various funding sources, regulatory bodies, community partners, the media, elected officials, and the general public in Arkansas and throughout the United States.

About: ACAAA is the state association of 16 Community Action Agencies (CAAs) that provide programs and services to help low-income individuals and families achieve greater economic self-sufficiency and stability. Since 1974, ACAAA has supported the work of the CAAs through professional development conferences and seminars; peer technical assistance; advocacy with state and federal legislators and policymakers; and communications efforts. ACAAA is proud to be associated with the work of its member agencies and seeks to improve the public’s awareness of the contributions CAAs are making to improve the lives of their clients and the quality of life in their communities.

Description: Assures the association makes progress toward meeting the outcomes in the ACAAA Strategic Plan that are tracked to show impact of the organization toward its mission. Addresses member agencies’ needs in training, technical assistance, communications support, and advocacy. Manages the day-to-day business of the association. Develops an annual budget, oversees fiscal management, and assumes responsibility for grant and contract compliance. Procures additional resources to support association goals and activities. Hires, supervises, and evaluates association staff and promotes a team-based relationship. Keeps the Board fully informed of the conditions and operations of the organization. Attends all meetings of the Board and the Executive Committee as scheduled. Facilitates an annual and multi-year plan, prioritizes issues, develops strategies, and designs

implementation plans. Represents the association and communicates effectively with funding sources, regulatory bodies, elected officials, community partners, coalitions working on common public policy issues, the media, and the general public.   Appropriately balances the demands of the association’s internal and external constituents.   Reviews ACAAA’s Personnel Policy Manual and Fiscal Procedures Manual annually for any necessary changes. Provides security for all files, legal documents, and sensitive information. Travels to and attends meetings, conferences, and training events, both in-state and out-of-state. Keeps updated on issues affecting member agencies and Community Action programs. Performs other duties deemed necessary or as assigned by the Board of Directors.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Social Work, or related field (or relevant experience and training equivalent to a degree) is required. Master’s in Business Administration, Public Administration, or other advanced post-graduate degree preferred. Minimum of five (5) years of experience in senior administrative or program management required (preferably with a nonprofit organization). Experience in Community Action is a plus.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://acaaa.org/acaaa/employment-opportunities/

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FUNDRAISING DIRECTOR /

GO RED FOR WOMEN – FESTIVAL OF WINES

American Heart Association / Little Rock

Tracking Code: 3302-415

Summary: We have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Development Director- Go Red For Women in our Little Rock office. Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day? Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely. This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people’s lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

Description: The selected candidate supervise one administrative assistant and will have fundraising responsibilities for the Little Rock Go Red for Women campaign and the Festival of Wines, by bringing together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the #1 and #4 killer in America. The net fundraising goal is $350K. Last year the event raised 300k and there were 400 attendees at the luncheon. The Festival of Wines is the largest annual wine festival in the state with more than 1400 attendees. Over 600 wines from around the world, hors d’oeuvres from area’s best restaurants and silent and premier auctions are offered at this outdoor event at Dickey-Stephens Park. If you have a strong fundraising or sales background where you traveled in an assigned territory OR if you have an event coordination background coupled with sales or fundraising we want to hear from you! Job duties include: Revenue generation and volunteer management for the Go Red for Women auction. Event management and logistics for the Little Rock Go Red for Women Luncheon. Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies. Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors and key corporate/community leaders. Expanding our reach into the philanthropic community of individuals to raise funds and awareness. Coordinating event efforts. Networking within the local area, and recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: one and one-half years experience equates to one full time year of higher education. Must have at least two years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement. Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management, proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals. Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must. Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi task, and must also be willing and able to travel (no overnight) within Little Rock up to 75 percent. Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation. Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Must be at least 18 years old. Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://heart-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3302&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992276&company_id=16415&version=1&byBusinessUnit=NULL&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

Summary: The Communications Department at Walton Arts Center seeks a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the team tasked with promoting artists/the arts, selling tickets, supporting the education and fundraising efforts of Walton Arts Center.

Description:   The ideal candidate will have the ability and talent to develop ideas, think creatively and conceptually delivering campaigns that meet objectives. This position works closely with the Marketing Director & Coordinator to ensure all artwork is completed and submitted in a timely manner. This position is also responsible for managing and evolving brand standards including the company image and message. Candidate should be comfortable with taking a project from conception to completion including: project planning, project scheduling, project estimating, and execution of design for print or web and final print production file preparation. The ideal candidate would feel a desire to connect their excellent design and web work to the mission of Walton Arts Center – to bring great artists and entertainers from around the world to Northwest Arkansas, connecting & engaging people through inspiring arts experiences.

Requirements:   Professional level graphic design skills required. Expert knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Broad spectrum of experience in graphic design and communications. Belief in the performing arts as an essential part of a thriving arts community. Ability to work cross departmentally with team members who are not marketing/communications professionals. Ability to seek out, listen to, accept & implement feedback from a variety of sources. Ability to organize and work on multiple projects at once. Ability to work within an established brand identity. Must have solid understanding of the print production process. Good communications skills. Requires a high level of empathy and “personability” when working both externally and internally. Must be able to sit for long periods of time

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.waltonartscenter.org/graphic-designer/

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LEGISLATIVE PROOFREADER (temporary – full-time)

Bureau of Legislative Research / Little Rock

Position Number: 22078103

Closing: October 22

Summary: The Bureau of Legislative Research is seeking full-time employess for temporary legislative proofreading services during the 2015 legislative session. Temporary employees will be paid at an hourly rate.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in English or journalism preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=3884d74caf32f710106fdac39cfdfc52&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=124&jobid=70996

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LOCAL GRASSROOTS MANAGER / ARKANSAS

American Heart Association / Little Rock

Tracking Code: 3384-415

Summary: The SouthWest Affiliate Local Grassroots Manager, Arkansas reports to the Local Policy Manager for Arkansas and is responsible for developing and implementing a strategic grassroots and public education plan for an issue based policy campaign. In particular, he or she serves as the grassroots lead and is responsible for executing all tactics and volunteer engagement. He or she is a skilled community organizer with community engagement and project management experience and possesses a strong interest in public health policy. The Local Grassroots Manager, Arkansas is a critical member of a two-person local policy team and supports the Local Policy Manager.

Description: Plan and Implement Strategic Grassroots & Public Education Plan for an Issue Based Policy Campaign – Develop and implement strategic grassroots and public education plan. Develop public education materials such as letters to the editor, op-eds, and fact sheets. Identify key grassroots contacts in target cities.   Prepare grassroots and public education materials for all community events. Conduct grassroots and media advocacy trainings for key volunteers, stakeholders and community partners. Draft talking points and messaging for grassroots and public education activities. Ensure the effectiveness of grassroots efforts through running and generating reports needed for affiliate tracking. Ensure integrity and quality of data in grassroots database is maintained. This person will serve as the grassroots lead for a local obesity prevention campaign and/or tobacco control campaign. This person’s team will be led by the Local Policy Manager, Arkansas. He or she will be successful in driving grassroots and public engagement regarding policy campaigns that support and further the mission of the American Heart Association. He or she will adhere to American Heart Association policies and reporting for lobbying, advocacy, ethics reporting, as well as campaign guidelines. Volunteer Recruitment & Engagement – Lead volunteer recruitment and capacity assessments for issue based policy campaign. Write and disseminate “call to action” alerts to grassroots volunteers. Recruit and cultivate an issue based statewide volunteer committee. Create and maintain volunteer database, including up-to-date volunteer lists, interest areas, and availability. Recruit and train volunteer for public testimony at public hearings and advocacy events, as needed. Write volunteer engagement communications such as newsletters articles and electronic communications. Identify opportunities to partner with community and civic organizations. Work with appropriate individuals including the Senior Director of Digital Communications & New Media on a social media plan for the issue based campaign. This person work in concert with the Senior Grassroots Director and Grassroots Director to ensure issue based campaign is in alignment with the Arkansas Policy Agenda. He or she will work in coordination with the Senior Campaign Director and Campaign Director to execute all volunteer recruitment and engagement activities for an issue based policy campaign. He or she will be successful in recruiting new volunteers, keeping them engaged and increasing public involvement on policy issues that further the mission of the American Heart Association.

Requirements: Bachelor’s in Political Science, Communications, Public Affairs or related degree preferred. Minimum of 2 years work experience in government relations, grassroots or a related field. Minimum of two years of volunteer management experience. Experience with strategic campaign planning practices, preference for training in the Midwest Academy model. Experience working on Grassroots or political campaigns. Experience working with Democracy Direct Campaign (DDC) or other online advocacy campaign platforms. Knowledge of local government processes. Ability to work in extremely fast-paced, high volume work environment. Strong public speaking and persuasion skills. Experience with coalition-building and community outreach. Experience with social media and online/web communications. Ability to function independently with minimal supervision. High attention to detail. Multi-tasking ability and the proven ability to meet deadlines on a consistent basis. Ability to work in a team environment and interact with all levels of American. Heart Association staff, volunteers and the public. Willingness to work in an atmosphere requiring flexibility and change. Ability to transport materials and other supplies to and from meetings and events. Must pass criminal, credit and DMV background checks. Ability to travel throughout Northern Arkansas region as needed. Expertise in MS Office Suite.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://heart-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3384&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992276&company_id=16415&version=1&byBusinessUnit=NULL&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes

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LOCAL POLICY MANAGER / ARKANSAS

American Heart Association / Little Rock

Tracking Code: 3382-415

Summary: The SouthWest Affiliate Local Policy Manager, Arkansas reports to the Senior Director of Local Policy Initiatives and is responsible for executing strategic plans for issue based local policy campaigns. In particular, he or she serves as a liaison between the American Heart Association and governmental entities. They will be the sole staff lobbyist working on local ordinances. He or she is also a skilled organizer with experience in community engagement and campaign planning, as well as possesses a strong interest in public health policy. The Local Policy Manager, Arkansas may plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Candidate will work under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Candidate must reside in Little Rock.

Description:   Serves as a manager for the Local Grassroots Manager, Arkansas. Oversees or participates in the American Heart Association’s activities related to the governmental entities, regulatory bodies and attends governmental hearings and meetings, as well of those of regulatory agencies. Serves as the American Heart Association’s liaison to government agencies and officials. Identify and cultivate relationships with key contacts and grasstops leaders. Identify and cultivate relationships with potential allies and coalition members.   Prepares reports on newly enacted laws, rules and pending local, state and federal legislation as well as regulation and their effect on the American Heart Association. Represents the American Heart Association before local governments, legislative and regulatory committees; provides testimony if needed. Develops proper protocol and procedures for communicating with elected officials and staff. Works with coalitions to further the American Heart Association’s policy agenda. Develops and conducts issue based initiatives to promote the American Heart Association’s goals. Monitors government committee schedules and agendas, and communicates relevant information to AHA management. Monitors the state’s register and understands the state Administrative Procedure Act and communicates relevant information to AHA management. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Performs related work as assigned. Serves as a policy expert for team members (peers.) Serves as the American Heart Association’s liaison to government agencies and officials, which includes direct lobbying of elected officials as needed. Develops and implements strategic campaign plans that include lobbying, grassroots and media advocacy tactics. He or she will also work with the Arkansas State Advocacy team to ensure coordination with the state policy campaigns. He or she will successfully pass local level policies that further the mission of the American Heart Association and defeat those that would hinder our mission.

Requirements: Candidate must have experience working with the federal or state legislature, legislative staff, or research services. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field relevant to assignment is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. Three years of experience direct lobbying, public health policy preferred. Two years of volunteer management experience. Two years of staff management experience. Knowledge of the federal and state legislative process, state government administration, as well as local governments (city councils and school boards.) Knowledge of the state Administrative Procedure Act. Knowledge of leadership principles. Excellent verbal and written skills. Excellent skills in strategic planning. Excellent skills in direct lobbying. Skill in understanding group and individual dynamics. Skill in negotiations. Skill in persuasion. Skill in motivating others. Sill in coalition management. Skill in ethics reporting. Skills in volunteer management and recruitment. Skill in compiling, evaluating, and presenting legislative information, in problem-solving and negotiating, and in policy analysis and research. Ability to work evenings/weekends and travel when necessary. Ability to participate in meetings, work in a team environment and interact with all levels of AHA staff, volunteers and public. Ability to drive a car and provide reliable transportation. Ability to maintain a current driver’s license. Non-smoker.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://heart-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3382&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992276&company_id=16415&version=1&byBusinessUnit=NULL&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes

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MARKETING MANAGER

CAT2 (CAT Squared) / Conway

Salary: $60,000 – range

Closing: October 27

Summary: CAT2 (CAT Squared) is currently looking for a Marketing Manager.   CAT2 is a leading provider of software to the food industry. Our clients include 60 percent of the top 50 meat and poultry companies in North America, three out of the top five American egg producers and one of Europe’s leading meat processors. At CAT2, our vision is to become the world’s leading provider of continuous improvement solutions to the food industry—with a strong emphasis on the meat industry—while maintaining the values that are important to our customers and distinguish us from our competition.

Description:   Organize the company’s presence at industry conventions, expos, trade shows, etc. Develop all promotional materials including case studies, white papers, brochures, press releases, newsletters, etc. Manage e-marketing campaign and company website. Manage marketing budget. Some travel will be required (e.g., for expos.)

Requirements: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task. Able to manage time well and consistently meet deadlines. Able to effectively communicate with customers and collaborate with other team members.

To Apply, or for more information: Email cover letter and resume to:

Rachel McDonald, Training Manager

Rachel.McDonald@catsquared.com<mailto:Rachel.McDonald@catsquared.com>

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MUSEUM INTERPRETIVE SPECIALIST

Old Statehouse Museum

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number: 22092741

Salary: $29,251 – $49,683

Closing: October 27

Summary: The Museum Interpretive Specialist is responsible for supervising staff and administering museum interpretive programming for museum special events, on-site programs, outreach programs, and other public services. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Description: Supervises a small staff by interviewing, hiring, training, and evaluating performance. Develops museum public services including on-site and outreach programs, special events, lesson plans, tours, loan boxes, and teacher resource materials. Coordinates museum public programs, both on-site and outreach, including planning and implementation. Presents interpretive programs to visitors and educational groups. Conducts research of primary and secondary sources to develop adult, children, and living history programs. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in history, art history, education, or related area; plus one year of experience in museum or educational programs, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=3884d74caf32f710106fdac39cfdfc52&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=71045

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NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER

KATV 7 / Little Rock

Tracking Code: 2267

Summary: KATV has a full-time opening for a creative and dedicated news photographer.

Description: Responsibilities will involve editing, shooting general assignment stories, lives hots and natural sound packages. We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories. You should have two years of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization. You will cover day to day general, in-depth, features and investigative assignments. We are shooting full HD on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops. You should have strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record, possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethics and have a great attitude. A passion for story telling is absolutely essential in this position.

Requirements:   We are looking for an aggressive team-player who can produce good stories under tight deadlines. Must have valid driver’s license and be able to operate ENG news vehicles, have at least one year shooting experience, and technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment. Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=1652&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes

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OFFICE MANAGER

Office of Communications

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) / Little Rock

Position Number: R97172

Closing: November 10

Summary: The Office Manager is responsible for a wide variety of fiscal-related tasks that are standard or regular support duties within the Office of Communications and Marketing and the Department of Digital Strategy. The Office Manager will perform budget and accounting duties and analysis and office administration tasks for the two departments.

Description:   Develop and maintain databases, spreadsheets and other fiscal reporting for accuracy and quality assurance. Post transactions regularly to spreadsheets and databases. Perform various accounting duties, including assisting with budgets and generating fiscal monthly and year-end budget reports. Responsible for payroll-related documents, purchase orders, personnel action forms, budget documents, and other procedural forms required by the two departments. Provide training and guidance to fellow employees on new university procedures related to budget, payroll, and other procedures as needed. Perform office supervisory duties including office vendor relationships, purchasing and reimbursement procedures, and office supply needs. Serve as receptionist and respond to internal and external calls and guests to the offices.   Assist supervisor by maintaining leave records, appointment calendar, and prioritizing and responding to incoming correspondence. Maintain, update, and distribute campus directory. Maintain and supervise campus web calendar of events and provides community calendar updates. Edit and distribute weekly university events calendar.   Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in general business, finance, or a related field.

Preferred: One year of fiscal support experience preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/2744

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OUTREACH MANAGER

Single Parent Scholarship Fund of NWA / Fayetteville

Closing: October 31

Summary: The Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas, which serves the residents of Carroll, Madison and Washington counties, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Outreach Manager.   The Outreach Manager will be responsible for managing outreach activities which promote the scholarship program to potential scholarship applicants and to various referring organizations including, but not limited to: educational institutions, social service agencies and churches.

Description: Develop and maintain relationships with schools, community groups and other potential referral sources to ensure accurate information about the application process and and deadlines is widely available. Proactively seek out opportunities to present information about the scholarship program to the employers, civic clubs, community expos, etc. Serve as staff liaison to the Student Support Committee and the Alumni Association. Engage and equip volunteers to plan Student Support programs.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (Communications, Marketing or Public Relations preferred) and minimum of one (1) year related work experience.

To Apply, or for more information:   Send cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references to:

Jody Dilday, Executive Director

jody@spsfnwa.org<mailto:jody@spsfnwa.org>

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POLICY & RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Director’s Office

Arkansas Department of Human Services / Little Rock

Position Number: 22103635

Salary: $65,000 – $81,250

Closing: October 20

Summary: The Department of Human Services (DHS) Policy and Research Director is responsible for providing oversight and analysis of existing policies, programs, and service delivery systems of the Department of Human Services. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Description: Oversees the DHS Office of Policy and Planning by prioritizing key projects, managing professional and administrative staff, and modifying goals and objectives based on demographic, political, and economic changes within and outside DHS. Manages the daily activities of a small to medium staff by interviewing, hiring, training/providing training, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Coordinates and assists in the development of short and long-term public policy agendas for DHS through collaboration with with the director, deputy directors, and division directors. Prepares budgets with other departmental managerial personnel; evaluates previous expenditure statistics; projects resources needed for new programs as anticipated by the agency director. Reviews requests and feedback from each division on priority policy and budget issues for the agency. Assists in coordinating DHS legislative proposals and conducting outreach to key policy makers and stakeholders as needed. Examines policies and practices related to state and federal legislation for DHS programs and budgets; responds to requests from the director, Governor’s office, legislators, executive personnel, and division staff on policy interpretation and impact on client services. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: The formal education or equivalent of a master’s degree in public policy, public health, economics, or a related field; plus five years of experience in public policy development, policy research, or a related field, including three years in a professional managerial capacity.   Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=3884d74caf32f710106fdac39cfdfc52&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=104&jobid=70957

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PRODUCT DEVELOPER

American Case Management Association / Little Rock

Summary: The Product Developer is responsible for leading the organization in researching, developing, and enhancing new and existing educational products, with ongoing oversight of existing educational solutions. Evaluates the potential and practicality of products in development and relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Demonstrates ownership of products, ensuring ongoing relevance within their respective fields. This position requires exercising independent judgment to perform the responsibilities described herein. The Product Developer must have creativity and technical skills to develop new products or enhance the design of existing products. The Product Developer will be responsible for managing a product roadmap for the company that ensures development and testing of high quality, high value products/services that can be successfully marketed to consumers and businesses.

Description: Originate new products in concert with customer needs and business model. Selects correct design concepts and fundamental technology used for new products or improvement for existing ones. Coordinate Subject Matter Experts to develop and refine content for new and existing products. Oversee key projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis. Develop and implements methods and procedures for monitoring projects such as preparation of records of expenditures and research findings, progress reports, and staff conferences, in order to inform management of current status of each project. Manage the existing catalogue of products and lead the ongoing development of enhancements to support increased value to customers. Support the execution of consumer research to further support rationale for product development and positioning within the marketplace. Manage our internal process to define the product strategy, roadmap and priorities. Research, develop and implement a best processes strategy for new product development, launch and analysis. Develop requirements documents and use cases for new product features. Become an expert on other products in the marketplace. Product life cycle management; Manage product certification process if applicable. Manage and ensure the quality of products by periodic auditing of users and product effectiveness. Provide guidance and direction to leadership on developing new products and managing the lifecycle of existing products. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: A minimum of two years in product development; understanding of allied health products preferred. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Process orientation; demonstrated ability to develop repeatable processes or improve existing processes in and out of product development. Project management skills; will have demonstrated the ability to push projects over the finish line with sound planning and persistent execution; will understand how to align resources, seek the input of key constituents, and manage others to achieve desired results. Open and collaborative style; must be comfortable working in an environment where ideas are shared and challenged. Energy and enthusiasm; candidates must find the work “fun” and enjoy being accountable and willing to hold others accountable.

To Apply, or for more information: Email resumes to: hr@cgiresults.com<mailto:hr@cgiresults.com>.

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PROJECT MANAGER / TRAFFIC COORDINATOR

Cranford Johnson Robinson Wood (CJRW) / Little Rock

Closing: October 24

Description: The CJRW Project Manager/Traffic Coordinator must have three to five years of project management experience. He or she must possess an ability to work with the Creative Director, Production and Account Services staff to develop schedules and manage deliverables using WebAdvantage, the agency’s Web-based Project Management database. The ideal candidate will be organized, focused and have a good working knowledge of advertising agency processes and procedures. The candidate must be a self-starter with strong people skills, an aptitude for problem solving and an ability to collaborate with multiple departments to keep projects on schedule. This person must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. After Account Service opens a new job, the Project Manager ensures that every job is completed and delivered to client satisfaction, on time, within budget and at the highest level of excellence.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required or preferred. Three to five years ad agency experience, preferably in Account Service, Project Management or Production. Excellent computer and people skills. Ability to effectively organize work, establish and maintain schedules. Knowledge of WebVantage a plus.

To Apply, or for more information: Send resumes to:

Dante Kellerman,

Director of Human Resources

employment@cjrw.com<mailto:employment@cjrw.com>

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PUBLIC INFORMATION MANAGER

Communications

Arkansas Department of Education / Little Rock

Position Number: 2208-2745

Salary: $43,217 – $69,734

Closing: October 22

Summary: The Public Information Manager is responsible for receiving and disseminating information, drafting reports, researching legislative issues, and editing, writing, publicizing, and promoting the agency. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Description: Supervises a small professional and administrative supports staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, prioritizing work assignments, establishing deadlines, providing general instructions, reviewing work performed, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Writes, designs, and publishes presentations which will include text, graphics, and charts that are provided to the Governor’s Office, Legislature, Civic groups, professional groups and others. Edits materials produced by the section or other department staff by reviewing weekly news/feature releases and department publications and newsletters, evaluating contents and impact, and ensuring that material are publishable. Writes and edits copy for the agency’s newsletters, press releases, web pages, brochures, and scripts. Solicits and coordinates media coverage of departmental programs or emergency events to ensure accurate and complete information. Trains co-workers on use of publication and other software. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, public administration or a related field; plus five years of experience in public relations, including two years in a supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

Preferred: Preferred skills include website experience, graphics and video skills, experience with social media sites and education experience. A bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, marketing or related area is preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=3884d74caf32f710106fdac39cfdfc52&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=102&jobid=70962

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VICE PRESIDENT / MARKETING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Arkansas Federal Credit Union / Jacksonville

Summary: Arkansas Federal Credit Union, the state’s largest financial cooperative, is seeking a talented individual to fill the role of Vice President Marketing and Business Development.

Description: Reporting to the President/CEO, the Vice President Marketing and Business Development will be responsible for the developing the Annual Strategic Marketing Plan including product development, positioning, segmentation, pricing, promotions, branding, business development, social media, and public relations. As the spokesperson of the credit union, this person will be interacting with the community and innovating the credit union’s digital outlets and social media integration. This position will lead the marketing department and fulfill strategic objectives to promote the credit union’s continued success.

Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree is required as well as advanced writing and public speaking skills. The ideal candidate will have more than seven years of management experience in marketing, public relations, advertising or public information.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.dhilton.com/jobs/vice-president-marketing-and-business-development

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KARK 4 – KLRT 16 / Little Rock

Posted: October 6

Summary: The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and Digital business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community.

Description: Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals. Establishes credible relationships with local business community. Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients. Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts. Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients. Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible. Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media. Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media. Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience. Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and reliable transportation. Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them. Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment. Fluency in English.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.arkansasmatters.com/story/d/story/account-executive/38718/L61ws2M-y0iUJZqOgZNoDA

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR / EAST LAB

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) / Little Rock

Position Number: R97165

Closing: November 11

Summary: The Assistant Director of EAST Lab is fundamentally responsible for overseeing the implementation and evaluation of the UALR EAST program and will report to the EAST Director. EAST (Environmental and Spatial Technology, Inc.) is a student-driven program that equips students with crucial problem solving skills and real world experience using a project-based learning model that incorporates the use of technology.

Description: Provide training and support with e-portfolios for students. Provide direct support to users of EAST Computer Lab. Work closely with EAST Scholars to supervise them and ensure adherence to scholarship requirements. Manage student projects and assignments. Provide supervision for EAST scholars. Maintain adherence to scholarship guidelines and expectations. Collaboratively develop, implement, disseminate, and evaluate technology needs. linked to faculty and staff development. Manage EAST Lab and Dickinson Auditorium calendars/reservations. Review and evaluate EAST project proposals and implementation/progress. Work with Campus Life to advise EAST Club. Collaborate with Scholarly Technology and Resources (STaR) and UALR IT Services. as needed to provide support for EAST scholars. Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Computer Information Science or related field and two years of experience in Management or Computer Information Science.

Preferred: Knowledge of the EAST program, UALR Banner, Argos, or Boss experience; knowledge or experience of student-driven organizations; familiarization with Content Management Systems.

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/2749

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CAMPAIGN OPERATIONS MANAGER

Acxiom Corporation / Little Rock – Conway

Req. ID: 34294

Summary: The Campaign Operations Manager (COM) is for candidates with 4+ years work experience looking to manage teams responsible for the delivery of digital marketing solutions for Acxiom clients. The COM is responsible for the daily operation of his/her account teams, acting as the quarterback to ensure the timely and quality delivery of various digital solutions such as email campaigns, mobile/SMS programs, and custom web pages and preference centers, to name a few. The COM is often the primary daily client contact as it pertains to the delivery of digital marketing solutions and manages the timelines and deliverables across internal cross functional teams. Work directly with client contacts on tactical campaign tasks and be responsible for many operational aspects of your accounts. The COM works closely with team members in the Agency/Consultant division of Acxiom to execute on client solutions requirements. The COM will also work directly with the market specific account management team within Acxiom to align and manage client objectives and level of service expectations across other contracted services on the account.

Description: Accountable for the delivery of designated client digital marketing campaigns and solutions. Gives initial high level assessment of client’s digital marketing business needs in context to solution capabilities. Translates business strategy into campaign specifications. Verifies campaign goals and solution requirements in individual accounts. Acts as liaison between client, Market Client Services teams, Safe Haven Delivery, vendors and media partners. Provides on-going client relationship status changes to affected associates such as technical, account management, sales and delivery groups as applicable. Collaborates with Client Service Manager regarding client communication including in-flight changes, client sign-offs and the transition of new implementations to production. Provides pre-sales support to Market Client Management Team regarding Client Delivery Management areas’ of knowledge. Maintains subject knowledge in Acxiom digital marketing technologies (including AOS and Collaborative Targeting), client and/or industry data, business rules, regulatory environment and vendor landscape in order to align client business needs to products, solutions and services offered. Expected to maintain end-to-end knowledge of campaign and solution delivery details.

Requirements:   Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. Ad Technology/Media Operations experience, four-plus (4+) years. Digital media strategy knowledge. Knowledge of new techniques in digital marketing. Knowledge of First Party Data management concepts. PACT – Passion, Accountability, Creativity, Teamwork (foundation of Acxiom’s culture.)

Preferred: Data Management Platform implementation experience. Cross-channel campaign experience. Advanced, proven knowledge of Acxiom products.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://acxiom.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl

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DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING

Hendrix College / Conway

Summary: Reporting to the Vice President for Development, the Director of Annual Giving will be responsible for the coordination and management of an effective, comprehensive, and broad-based fundraising effort for the Hendrix College Annual Fund that presently raises about $2M each year. Responsibilities include planning, implementation, promotion, coordination and administration of a comprehensive annual giving program, including alumni, parents, friends, faculty and staff, and other constituents in order to increase participation and financial support. Primary focus will be on securing Leadership Gifts ($1,000+) and conducting discovery visits to identify new Annual Fund and/or potential major donors.

Description: Makes (and refines as necessary) a compelling case for unrestricted annual support of the College and helps equip colleagues to do the same. Develops and maintains a substantial donor portfolio and personally solicits Leadership Gifts from donors and prospective donors. Executes stewardship calls as appropriate. Helps the Advancement Division maintain a focus on leadership-level donors and, of that group, those who give (or are able to give) at higher levels. Works with individual fundraisers (and the director of the parent fund) to ensure that all constituents receive a quality opportunity to make an annual gift. Engages volunteers effectively in the fundraising process, with specific attention to the Alumni Board of Governors Development Committee and, upon request, the Advancement Committee of the Board of Trustees. Provides energetic leadership, oversight, and evaluation of the following programs and implements strategies for improvement: annual donor report, budget, direct mail, faculty / staff giving campaign, parent fund, solicitations, and student phon-a-thon. Involves students in fundraising and designs / implements creative initiatives to help build a culture of philanthropy on campus. Uses data appropriately and thoughtfully to produce AF projections, weekly / monthly estimates, and other reports for colleagues and directional leaders. Communicates proactively and regularly with colleagues, directional leadership, and other stakeholders about the status of the AF program. Assumes other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Development.

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree required. At least five years of fundraising or related experience preferred. Travel required. Campaign experience and liberal arts background are pluses. Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to create persuasive proposals; demonstrated ability to self-motivate; and ability to build rapport quickly and effectively required. Occasional evening and weekend work necessary.

To Apply, or for more information: Send cover letter, resume or CV and contact information for three professional references to:

Annual Giving Search

Human Resources

1600 Washington Ave

Conway, AR 72032

hr@hendrix.edu<mailto:hr@hendrix.edu>

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DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP

Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA) / Little Rock

Summary: Working as an ATLA team member dedicated to strong customer service, the Director of Membership is responsible for developing and delivering services for ATLA members, the Board of Governors and its committees. This position is a thirty-five (35) hour workweek.

Description: Member Services – Developing and implementing member services in accordance with the Strategic Plan. Working with the Membership Committee and its task groups to determine best practices in meeting the needs of ATLA members. Regularly updating member records and databases, in accordance with protocols, to help maintain the data integrity of the membership database. Responding to daily service calls and written requests from current and new members in timely and efficient manner. Following-up with new members to introduce them to ATLA member services and activities. Researching and resolving member issues on daily basis. Tracking member enquiries, contacts and participation for each member and reviewing monthly with Executive Director and team members. Identifying trends and issues and reporting at least monthly on membership activity. Maintaining and updating on-line membership directory. Developing, implementing and analyzing membership surveys as directed. Anticipating needs for product re-orders and ensuring availability of member materials. Facilitating mentoring requests.   Contributing to development and dissemination of membership communication via emails, mail-outs and website updates. Developing and supporting member sections. Maintaining records of program volunteers. Researching best practices in membership databases and management of membership information. Ensuring ATLA By-laws related to membership are adhered to and identifying any revisions that should be considered. Membership Plan – Developing and implementing membership strategies and annual plan, in conjunction with Executive Director and Membership Committee, to improve membership retention and gain new members. Planning and implementing campaigns to grow membership. Processing new memberships. Keeping accurate and current membership statistics for regular reporting to appropriate committees and Board, via Executive Director. Research other associations for new techniques and best practices in membership planning. Continuing Legal Education/Events – Organizing and tracking member and other registrations for CLE’s and events. Providing registration services at major CLE’s and events. Supporting section activities at conferences. Law Students – Manage and maintain law student chapters.

Requirements:   Completion of post-secondary courses/education in marketing, business and administration and/or association operations/management. Two-to-three (2-3) years of demonstrated experience working in association operations/ management, preferably in a non-profit environment. Proficient in database management, desktop publishing and use of various software applications. Knowledge and experience in customer service, administration and office procedures. Good communication and customer service skills, both oral and written, in English. Good organization and record keeping skills. Ability to work cooperatively and flexibly in a multi-disciplinary environment and in a time-sensitive manner.

To Apply, or for more information:   Send resume to:

Jennifer Irwin,

Chief Operating Officer

jirwin@arktla.org<mailto:jirwin@arktla.org>

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association / Little Rock

Closing: October 24

Summary: The Executive Director facilitates the coordinated effort of association member agencies to implement the mission of reducing poverty and promoting self-sufficiency in Arkansas. In conjunction with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director identifies priorities and implements policies. He/she manages the day-to-day business of the association, including personnel, fiscal, and organizational issues and assuring progress toward meeting ACAAA’s strategic plan. The Executive Director oversees the training, technical assistance, and communications support provided to the member agencies through the association. He/she works with the ACAAA Board of Directors to increase the effectiveness and visibility of Community Action programs and serves as a representative and advocate with various funding sources, regulatory bodies, community partners, the media, elected officials, and the general public in Arkansas and throughout the United States.

About: ACAAA is the state association of 16 Community Action Agencies (CAAs) that provide programs and services to help low-income individuals and families achieve greater economic self-sufficiency and stability. Since 1974, ACAAA has supported the work of the CAAs through professional development conferences and seminars; peer technical assistance; advocacy with state and federal legislators and policymakers; and communications efforts. ACAAA is proud to be associated with the work of its member agencies and seeks to improve the public’s awareness of the contributions CAAs are making to improve the lives of their clients and the quality of life in their communities.

Description: Assures the association makes progress toward meeting the outcomes in the ACAAA Strategic Plan that are tracked to show impact of the organization toward its mission. Addresses member agencies’ needs in training, technical assistance, communications support, and advocacy. Manages the day-to-day business of the association. Develops an annual budget, oversees fiscal management, and assumes responsibility for grant and contract compliance. Procures additional resources to support association goals and activities. Hires, supervises, and evaluates association staff and promotes a team-based relationship. Keeps the Board fully informed of the conditions and operations of the organization. Attends all meetings of the Board and the Executive Committee as scheduled. Facilitates an annual and multi-year plan, prioritizes issues, develops strategies, and designs

implementation plans. Represents the association and communicates effectively with funding sources, regulatory bodies, elected officials, community partners, coalitions working on common public policy issues, the media, and the general public.   Appropriately balances the demands of the association’s internal and external constituents.   Reviews ACAAA’s Personnel Policy Manual and Fiscal Procedures Manual annually for any necessary changes. Provides security for all files, legal documents, and sensitive information. Travels to and attends meetings, conferences, and training events, both in-state and out-of-state. Keeps updated on issues affecting member agencies and Community Action programs. Performs other duties deemed necessary or as assigned by the Board of Directors.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Social Work, or related field (or relevant experience and training equivalent to a degree) is required. Master’s in Business Administration, Public Administration, or other advanced post-graduate degree preferred. Minimum of five (5) years of experience in senior administrative or program management required (preferably with a nonprofit organization). Experience in Community Action is a plus.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://acaaa.org/acaaa/employment-opportunities/

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FUNDRAISING DIRECTOR /

GO RED FOR WOMEN – FESTIVAL OF WINES

American Heart Association / Little Rock

Tracking Code: 3302-415

Summary: We have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Development Director- Go Red For Women in our Little Rock office. Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day? Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely. This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people’s lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

Description: The selected candidate supervise one administrative assistant and will have fundraising responsibilities for the Little Rock Go Red for Women campaign and the Festival of Wines, by bringing together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the #1 and #4 killer in America. The net fundraising goal is $350K. Last year the event raised 300k and there were 400 attendees at the luncheon. The Festival of Wines is the largest annual wine festival in the state with more than 1400 attendees. Over 600 wines from around the world, hors d’oeuvres from area’s best restaurants and silent and premier auctions are offered at this outdoor event at Dickey-Stephens Park. If you have a strong fundraising or sales background where you traveled in an assigned territory OR if you have an event coordination background coupled with sales or fundraising we want to hear from you! Job duties include: Revenue generation and volunteer management for the Go Red for Women auction. Event management and logistics for the Little Rock Go Red for Women Luncheon. Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies. Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors and key corporate/community leaders. Expanding our reach into the philanthropic community of individuals to raise funds and awareness. Coordinating event efforts. Networking within the local area, and recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: one and one-half years experience equates to one full time year of higher education. Must have at least two years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement. Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management, proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals. Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must. Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi task, and must also be willing and able to travel (no overnight) within Little Rock up to 75 percent. Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation. Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Must be at least 18 years old. Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://heart-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3302&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992276&company_id=16415&version=1&byBusinessUnit=NULL&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

Summary: The Communications Department at Walton Arts Center seeks a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the team tasked with promoting artists/the arts, selling tickets, supporting the education and fundraising efforts of Walton Arts Center.

Description:   The ideal candidate will have the ability and talent to develop ideas, think creatively and conceptually delivering campaigns that meet objectives. This position works closely with the Marketing Director & Coordinator to ensure all artwork is completed and submitted in a timely manner. This position is also responsible for managing and evolving brand standards including the company image and message. Candidate should be comfortable with taking a project from conception to completion including: project planning, project scheduling, project estimating, and execution of design for print or web and final print production file preparation. The ideal candidate would feel a desire to connect their excellent design and web work to the mission of Walton Arts Center – to bring great artists and entertainers from around the world to Northwest Arkansas, connecting & engaging people through inspiring arts experiences.

Requirements:   Professional level graphic design skills required. Expert knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Broad spectrum of experience in graphic design and communications. Belief in the performing arts as an essential part of a thriving arts community. Ability to work cross departmentally with team members who are not marketing/communications professionals. Ability to seek out, listen to, accept & implement feedback from a variety of sources. Ability to organize and work on multiple projects at once. Ability to work within an established brand identity. Must have solid understanding of the print production process. Good communications skills. Requires a high level of empathy and “personability” when working both externally and internally. Must be able to sit for long periods of time

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.waltonartscenter.org/graphic-designer/

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LEGISLATIVE PROOFREADER (temporary – full-time)

Bureau of Legislative Research / Little Rock

Position Number: 22078103

Closing: October 22

Summary: The Bureau of Legislative Research is seeking full-time employess for temporary legislative proofreading services during the 2015 legislative session. Temporary employees will be paid at an hourly rate.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in English or journalism preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=3884d74caf32f710106fdac39cfdfc52&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=124&jobid=70996

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LOCAL GRASSROOTS MANAGER / ARKANSAS

American Heart Association / Little Rock

Tracking Code: 3384-415

Summary: The SouthWest Affiliate Local Grassroots Manager, Arkansas reports to the Local Policy Manager for Arkansas and is responsible for developing and implementing a strategic grassroots and public education plan for an issue based policy campaign. In particular, he or she serves as the grassroots lead and is responsible for executing all tactics and volunteer engagement. He or she is a skilled community organizer with community engagement and project management experience and possesses a strong interest in public health policy. The Local Grassroots Manager, Arkansas is a critical member of a two-person local policy team and supports the Local Policy Manager.

Description: Plan and Implement Strategic Grassroots & Public Education Plan for an Issue Based Policy Campaign – Develop and implement strategic grassroots and public education plan. Develop public education materials such as letters to the editor, op-eds, and fact sheets. Identify key grassroots contacts in target cities.   Prepare grassroots and public education materials for all community events. Conduct grassroots and media advocacy trainings for key volunteers, stakeholders and community partners. Draft talking points and messaging for grassroots and public education activities. Ensure the effectiveness of grassroots efforts through running and generating reports needed for affiliate tracking. Ensure integrity and quality of data in grassroots database is maintained. This person will serve as the grassroots lead for a local obesity prevention campaign and/or tobacco control campaign. This person’s team will be led by the Local Policy Manager, Arkansas. He or she will be successful in driving grassroots and public engagement regarding policy campaigns that support and further the mission of the American Heart Association. He or she will adhere to American Heart Association policies and reporting for lobbying, advocacy, ethics reporting, as well as campaign guidelines. Volunteer Recruitment & Engagement – Lead volunteer recruitment and capacity assessments for issue based policy campaign. Write and disseminate “call to action” alerts to grassroots volunteers. Recruit and cultivate an issue based statewide volunteer committee. Create and maintain volunteer database, including up-to-date volunteer lists, interest areas, and availability. Recruit and train volunteer for public testimony at public hearings and advocacy events, as needed. Write volunteer engagement communications such as newsletters articles and electronic communications. Identify opportunities to partner with community and civic organizations. Work with appropriate individuals including the Senior Director of Digital Communications & New Media on a social media plan for the issue based campaign. This person work in concert with the Senior Grassroots Director and Grassroots Director to ensure issue based campaign is in alignment with the Arkansas Policy Agenda. He or she will work in coordination with the Senior Campaign Director and Campaign Director to execute all volunteer recruitment and engagement activities for an issue based policy campaign. He or she will be successful in recruiting new volunteers, keeping them engaged and increasing public involvement on policy issues that further the mission of the American Heart Association.

Requirements: Bachelor’s in Political Science, Communications, Public Affairs or related degree preferred. Minimum of 2 years work experience in government relations, grassroots or a related field. Minimum of two years of volunteer management experience. Experience with strategic campaign planning practices, preference for training in the Midwest Academy model. Experience working on Grassroots or political campaigns. Experience working with Democracy Direct Campaign (DDC) or other online advocacy campaign platforms. Knowledge of local government processes. Ability to work in extremely fast-paced, high volume work environment. Strong public speaking and persuasion skills. Experience with coalition-building and community outreach. Experience with social media and online/web communications. Ability to function independently with minimal supervision. High attention to detail. Multi-tasking ability and the proven ability to meet deadlines on a consistent basis. Ability to work in a team environment and interact with all levels of American. Heart Association staff, volunteers and the public. Willingness to work in an atmosphere requiring flexibility and change. Ability to transport materials and other supplies to and from meetings and events. Must pass criminal, credit and DMV background checks. Ability to travel throughout Northern Arkansas region as needed. Expertise in MS Office Suite.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://heart-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3384&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992276&company_id=16415&version=1&byBusinessUnit=NULL&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes

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LOCAL POLICY MANAGER / ARKANSAS

American Heart Association / Little Rock

Tracking Code: 3382-415

Summary: The SouthWest Affiliate Local Policy Manager, Arkansas reports to the Senior Director of Local Policy Initiatives and is responsible for executing strategic plans for issue based local policy campaigns. In particular, he or she serves as a liaison between the American Heart Association and governmental entities. They will be the sole staff lobbyist working on local ordinances. He or she is also a skilled organizer with experience in community engagement and campaign planning, as well as possesses a strong interest in public health policy. The Local Policy Manager, Arkansas may plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Candidate will work under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Candidate must reside in Little Rock.

Description:   Serves as a manager for the Local Grassroots Manager, Arkansas. Oversees or participates in the American Heart Association’s activities related to the governmental entities, regulatory bodies and attends governmental hearings and meetings, as well of those of regulatory agencies. Serves as the American Heart Association’s liaison to government agencies and officials. Identify and cultivate relationships with key contacts and grasstops leaders. Identify and cultivate relationships with potential allies and coalition members.   Prepares reports on newly enacted laws, rules and pending local, state and federal legislation as well as regulation and their effect on the American Heart Association. Represents the American Heart Association before local governments, legislative and regulatory committees; provides testimony if needed. Develops proper protocol and procedures for communicating with elected officials and staff. Works with coalitions to further the American Heart Association’s policy agenda. Develops and conducts issue based initiatives to promote the American Heart Association’s goals. Monitors government committee schedules and agendas, and communicates relevant information to AHA management. Monitors the state’s register and understands the state Administrative Procedure Act and communicates relevant information to AHA management. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Performs related work as assigned. Serves as a policy expert for team members (peers.) Serves as the American Heart Association’s liaison to government agencies and officials, which includes direct lobbying of elected officials as needed. Develops and implements strategic campaign plans that include lobbying, grassroots and media advocacy tactics. He or she will also work with the Arkansas State Advocacy team to ensure coordination with the state policy campaigns. He or she will successfully pass local level policies that further the mission of the American Heart Association and defeat those that would hinder our mission.

Requirements: Candidate must have experience working with the federal or state legislature, legislative staff, or research services. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field relevant to assignment is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. Three years of experience direct lobbying, public health policy preferred. Two years of volunteer management experience. Two years of staff management experience. Knowledge of the federal and state legislative process, state government administration, as well as local governments (city councils and school boards.) Knowledge of the state Administrative Procedure Act. Knowledge of leadership principles. Excellent verbal and written skills. Excellent skills in strategic planning. Excellent skills in direct lobbying. Skill in understanding group and individual dynamics. Skill in negotiations. Skill in persuasion. Skill in motivating others. Sill in coalition management. Skill in ethics reporting. Skills in volunteer management and recruitment. Skill in compiling, evaluating, and presenting legislative information, in problem-solving and negotiating, and in policy analysis and research. Ability to work evenings/weekends and travel when necessary. Ability to participate in meetings, work in a team environment and interact with all levels of AHA staff, volunteers and public. Ability to drive a car and provide reliable transportation. Ability to maintain a current driver’s license. Non-smoker.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://heart-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3382&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992276&company_id=16415&version=1&byBusinessUnit=NULL&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes

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MARKETING MANAGER

CAT2 (CAT Squared) / Conway

Salary: $60,000 – range

Closing: October 27

Summary: CAT2 (CAT Squared) is currently looking for a Marketing Manager.   CAT2 is a leading provider of software to the food industry. Our clients include 60 percent of the top 50 meat and poultry companies in North America, three out of the top five American egg producers and one of Europe’s leading meat processors. At CAT2, our vision is to become the world’s leading provider of continuous improvement solutions to the food industry—with a strong emphasis on the meat industry—while maintaining the values that are important to our customers and distinguish us from our competition.

Description:   Organize the company’s presence at industry conventions, expos, trade shows, etc. Develop all promotional materials including case studies, white papers, brochures, press releases, newsletters, etc. Manage e-marketing campaign and company website. Manage marketing budget. Some travel will be required (e.g., for expos.)

Requirements: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task. Able to manage time well and consistently meet deadlines. Able to effectively communicate with customers and collaborate with other team members.

To Apply, or for more information: Email cover letter and resume to:

Rachel McDonald, Training Manager

Rachel.McDonald@catsquared.com<mailto:Rachel.McDonald@catsquared.com>

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MUSEUM INTERPRETIVE SPECIALIST

Old Statehouse Museum

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number: 22092741

Salary: $29,251 – $49,683

Closing: October 27

Summary: The Museum Interpretive Specialist is responsible for supervising staff and administering museum interpretive programming for museum special events, on-site programs, outreach programs, and other public services. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Description: Supervises a small staff by interviewing, hiring, training, and evaluating performance. Develops museum public services including on-site and outreach programs, special events, lesson plans, tours, loan boxes, and teacher resource materials. Coordinates museum public programs, both on-site and outreach, including planning and implementation. Presents interpretive programs to visitors and educational groups. Conducts research of primary and secondary sources to develop adult, children, and living history programs. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in history, art history, education, or related area; plus one year of experience in museum or educational programs, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=3884d74caf32f710106fdac39cfdfc52&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=71045

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NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER

KATV 7 / Little Rock

Tracking Code: 2267

Summary: KATV has a full-time opening for a creative and dedicated news photographer.

Description: Responsibilities will involve editing, shooting general assignment stories, lives hots and natural sound packages. We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories. You should have two years of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization. You will cover day to day general, in-depth, features and investigative assignments. We are shooting full HD on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops. You should have strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record, possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethics and have a great attitude. A passion for story telling is absolutely essential in this position.

Requirements:   We are looking for an aggressive team-player who can produce good stories under tight deadlines. Must have valid driver’s license and be able to operate ENG news vehicles, have at least one year shooting experience, and technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment. Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=1652&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes

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OFFICE MANAGER

Office of Communications

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) / Little Rock

Position Number: R97172

Closing: November 10

Summary: The Office Manager is responsible for a wide variety of fiscal-related tasks that are standard or regular support duties within the Office of Communications and Marketing and the Department of Digital Strategy. The Office Manager will perform budget and accounting duties and analysis and office administration tasks for the two departments.

Description:   Develop and maintain databases, spreadsheets and other fiscal reporting for accuracy and quality assurance. Post transactions regularly to spreadsheets and databases. Perform various accounting duties, including assisting with budgets and generating fiscal monthly and year-end budget reports. Responsible for payroll-related documents, purchase orders, personnel action forms, budget documents, and other procedural forms required by the two departments. Provide training and guidance to fellow employees on new university procedures related to budget, payroll, and other procedures as needed. Perform office supervisory duties including office vendor relationships, purchasing and reimbursement procedures, and office supply needs. Serve as receptionist and respond to internal and external calls and guests to the offices.   Assist supervisor by maintaining leave records, appointment calendar, and prioritizing and responding to incoming correspondence. Maintain, update, and distribute campus directory. Maintain and supervise campus web calendar of events and provides community calendar updates. Edit and distribute weekly university events calendar.   Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in general business, finance, or a related field.

Preferred: One year of fiscal support experience preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/2744

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OUTREACH MANAGER

Single Parent Scholarship Fund of NWA / Fayetteville

Closing: October 31

Summary: The Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas, which serves the residents of Carroll, Madison and Washington counties, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Outreach Manager.   The Outreach Manager will be responsible for managing outreach activities which promote the scholarship program to potential scholarship applicants and to various referring organizations including, but not limited to: educational institutions, social service agencies and churches.

Description: Develop and maintain relationships with schools, community groups and other potential referral sources to ensure accurate information about the application process and and deadlines is widely available. Proactively seek out opportunities to present information about the scholarship program to the employers, civic clubs, community expos, etc. Serve as staff liaison to the Student Support Committee and the Alumni Association. Engage and equip volunteers to plan Student Support programs.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (Communications, Marketing or Public Relations preferred) and minimum of one (1) year related work experience.

To Apply, or for more information:   Send cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references to:

Jody Dilday, Executive Director

jody@spsfnwa.org<mailto:jody@spsfnwa.org>

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POLICY & RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Director’s Office

Arkansas Department of Human Services / Little Rock

Position Number: 22103635

Salary: $65,000 – $81,250

Closing: October 20

Summary: The Department of Human Services (DHS) Policy and Research Director is responsible for providing oversight and analysis of existing policies, programs, and service delivery systems of the Department of Human Services. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Description: Oversees the DHS Office of Policy and Planning by prioritizing key projects, managing professional and administrative staff, and modifying goals and objectives based on demographic, political, and economic changes within and outside DHS. Manages the daily activities of a small to medium staff by interviewing, hiring, training/providing training, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Coordinates and assists in the development of short and long-term public policy agendas for DHS through collaboration with with the director, deputy directors, and division directors. Prepares budgets with other departmental managerial personnel; evaluates previous expenditure statistics; projects resources needed for new programs as anticipated by the agency director. Reviews requests and feedback from each division on priority policy and budget issues for the agency. Assists in coordinating DHS legislative proposals and conducting outreach to key policy makers and stakeholders as needed. Examines policies and practices related to state and federal legislation for DHS programs and budgets; responds to requests from the director, Governor’s office, legislators, executive personnel, and division staff on policy interpretation and impact on client services. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: The formal education or equivalent of a master’s degree in public policy, public health, economics, or a related field; plus five years of experience in public policy development, policy research, or a related field, including three years in a professional managerial capacity.   Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=3884d74caf32f710106fdac39cfdfc52&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=104&jobid=70957

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PRODUCT DEVELOPER

American Case Management Association / Little Rock

Summary: The Product Developer is responsible for leading the organization in researching, developing, and enhancing new and existing educational products, with ongoing oversight of existing educational solutions. Evaluates the potential and practicality of products in development and relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Demonstrates ownership of products, ensuring ongoing relevance within their respective fields. This position requires exercising independent judgment to perform the responsibilities described herein. The Product Developer must have creativity and technical skills to develop new products or enhance the design of existing products. The Product Developer will be responsible for managing a product roadmap for the company that ensures development and testing of high quality, high value products/services that can be successfully marketed to consumers and businesses.

Description: Originate new products in concert with customer needs and business model. Selects correct design concepts and fundamental technology used for new products or improvement for existing ones. Coordinate Subject Matter Experts to develop and refine content for new and existing products. Oversee key projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis. Develop and implements methods and procedures for monitoring projects such as preparation of records of expenditures and research findings, progress reports, and staff conferences, in order to inform management of current status of each project. Manage the existing catalogue of products and lead the ongoing development of enhancements to support increased value to customers. Support the execution of consumer research to further support rationale for product development and positioning within the marketplace. Manage our internal process to define the product strategy, roadmap and priorities. Research, develop and implement a best processes strategy for new product development, launch and analysis. Develop requirements documents and use cases for new product features. Become an expert on other products in the marketplace. Product life cycle management; Manage product certification process if applicable. Manage and ensure the quality of products by periodic auditing of users and product effectiveness. Provide guidance and direction to leadership on developing new products and managing the lifecycle of existing products. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: A minimum of two years in product development; understanding of allied health products preferred. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Process orientation; demonstrated ability to develop repeatable processes or improve existing processes in and out of product development. Project management skills; will have demonstrated the ability to push projects over the finish line with sound planning and persistent execution; will understand how to align resources, seek the input of key constituents, and manage others to achieve desired results. Open and collaborative style; must be comfortable working in an environment where ideas are shared and challenged. Energy and enthusiasm; candidates must find the work “fun” and enjoy being accountable and willing to hold others accountable.

To Apply, or for more information: Email resumes to: hr@cgiresults.com<mailto:hr@cgiresults.com>.

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PROJECT MANAGER / TRAFFIC COORDINATOR

Cranford Johnson Robinson Wood (CJRW) / Little Rock

Closing: October 24

Description: The CJRW Project Manager/Traffic Coordinator must have three to five years of project management experience. He or she must possess an ability to work with the Creative Director, Production and Account Services staff to develop schedules and manage deliverables using WebAdvantage, the agency’s Web-based Project Management database. The ideal candidate will be organized, focused and have a good working knowledge of advertising agency processes and procedures. The candidate must be a self-starter with strong people skills, an aptitude for problem solving and an ability to collaborate with multiple departments to keep projects on schedule. This person must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. After Account Service opens a new job, the Project Manager ensures that every job is completed and delivered to client satisfaction, on time, within budget and at the highest level of excellence.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required or preferred. Three to five years ad agency experience, preferably in Account Service, Project Management or Production. Excellent computer and people skills. Ability to effectively organize work, establish and maintain schedules. Knowledge of WebVantage a plus.

To Apply, or for more information: Send resumes to:

Dante Kellerman,

Director of Human Resources

employment@cjrw.com<mailto:employment@cjrw.com>

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PUBLIC INFORMATION MANAGER

Communications

Arkansas Department of Education / Little Rock

Position Number: 2208-2745

Salary: $43,217 – $69,734

Closing: October 22

Summary: The Public Information Manager is responsible for receiving and disseminating information, drafting reports, researching legislative issues, and editing, writing, publicizing, and promoting the agency. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Description: Supervises a small professional and administrative supports staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, prioritizing work assignments, establishing deadlines, providing general instructions, reviewing work performed, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Writes, designs, and publishes presentations which will include text, graphics, and charts that are provided to the Governor’s Office, Legislature, Civic groups, professional groups and others. Edits materials produced by the section or other department staff by reviewing weekly news/feature releases and department publications and newsletters, evaluating contents and impact, and ensuring that material are publishable. Writes and edits copy for the agency’s newsletters, press releases, web pages, brochures, and scripts. Solicits and coordinates media coverage of departmental programs or emergency events to ensure accurate and complete information. Trains co-workers on use of publication and other software. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, public administration or a related field; plus five years of experience in public relations, including two years in a supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

Preferred: Preferred skills include website experience, graphics and video skills, experience with social media sites and education experience. A bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, marketing or related area is preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=3884d74caf32f710106fdac39cfdfc52&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=102&jobid=70962

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VICE PRESIDENT / MARKETING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Arkansas Federal Credit Union / Jacksonville

Summary: Arkansas Federal Credit Union, the state’s largest financial cooperative, is seeking a talented individual to fill the role of Vice President Marketing and Business Development.

Description: Reporting to the President/CEO, the Vice President Marketing and Business Development will be responsible for the developing the Annual Strategic Marketing Plan including product development, positioning, segmentation, pricing, promotions, branding, business development, social media, and public relations. As the spokesperson of the credit union, this person will be interacting with the community and innovating the credit union’s digital outlets and social media integration. This position will lead the marketing department and fulfill strategic objectives to promote the credit union’s continued success.

Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree is required as well as advanced writing and public speaking skills. The ideal candidate will have more than seven years of management experience in marketing, public relations, advertising or public information.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.dhilton.com/jobs/vice-president-marketing-and-business-development