Ozark Mission Project Seeks Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant – Ozark Mission Project


The Administrative Assistant of OMP must have a personal commitment to Christian faith and service to others. OMP is an equal opportunity employer. No one will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability. Employment decisions will be based solely on qualifications for and ability to perform the duties of the position for which employment is sought.


This organization is a 501(c)(3) non-profit which is an affiliate of the United Methodist Church and has served the state of Arkansas for over 30 years. This position will report to the Executive Director.


Minimum Qualifications
• Strong Christian faith and a servant heart
• Excellent written communication and proof reading skills
• Social media skills
• Reliable transportation
• Ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds
• Computer skills
• Willing to work on a team and meet deadlines
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher)
• Must be willing to work in OMP office located in Little Rock, Arkansas

Preferred (Non-Required) Skills
• Familiarity with eTapestry software
• Familiarity with Mail Chimp
• Past experience as a volunteer with Ozark Mission Project

Job Duties
• Print thank you letters
• Help with mass mailings
• Assist with scheduling fundraisers
• Collect paperwork from volunteers
• Assist with collecting paperwork from church groups
• Provide information to local media outlets about summer camp
• Data entry
• Prepare weekly deposit
• Order supplies for camp and office
• Keep track of office and camp receipts electronically and by hard copy
• Answer office phone
• Proof read written documentation
• Setup meetings and conference calls
• Post about OMP regularly on social media platforms
• Assist with office cleaning

Hours
• 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday and Wednesday
• This is an hourly position, pay is $10 per hour

How to Apply
Send a resume to careersatomp@gmail.com. No phone calls please.

ARORA Seeks Surgical Recovery Coordinator and Quality Operations Specialist

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Surgical Recovery Coordinator

 

At Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency we show kindness, are adaptable, we embrace forthright communication, and are dedicated in restoring lives. If you would like to be a part of our team, ARORA is currently searching for a full time Surgical Recovery Coordinator.  This position requires leadership, independent decision making, organizational skills, flexible hours, and the willingness to travel by charter air services. This position will be based in Little Rock and will work throughout the state of Arkansas. Primary duties include OR set up and coordination with surgical teams within the state and visiting teams to insure proper recovery of transplantable organs and education of OR staff. Training will be provided.

Minimum Qualifications:

Surgical Technician or Certified Surgical Technician with minimum 1 year Operating Room experience or Training and/or experience in organ preservation, and/or surgical/sterile techniques. Training and/or experience in tissue recovery. Excellent communication skills, ability to work with a team, and attention to detail required.

 

Excellent salary and benefits.

 

Please submit cover letter, resume, three professional references, salary requirement and history, disclosure and consent form, and completed application to:

 

HR@arora.org or

Attn: Human Resources

ARORA,

1701 Aldersgate Rd, Suite 4

Little Rock, AR  72205.

EOE.

The application packet is located on our website http://www.arora.org.  Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

ARORA is a non-smoking and drug free workplace.

 

Quality Operations Specialist

 

Do you like quality improvement and have an investigative spirit?

Are you interested in work/life balance?

If so, ARORA might have the position for you!

At Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency (ARORA) we show kindness, are adaptable, we embrace forthright communication, and are dedicated in restoring lives. If you would like to be a part of a team that is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives then join our team; ARORA is currently searching for full time Quality Operations Specialist based in Little Rock, AR.  This position will ensure compliance with CMS, FDA, AOPO, UNOS and OSHA standards and/or regulations and participate in Quality Audits of organ and tissue donor records.  Duties include but are not limited to:  scheduling, performing planned periodic audits, providing support with pre and post site surveys and assisting with quality metrics and process improvement programs.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in the following; Nursing, Health Information Management, Hospital Administration, Medical Technology, or Pharmaceuticals. Proficient in medical terminology.

 

Preferred Qualifications:  5 years of Quality Systems experience and advanced comprehension of Quality Systems.

Are you interested in excellent salary and benefits?

If so ARORA has a position that might be for you, please submit cover letter, resume, three professional references, salary requirement and history, disclosure and consent form, and completed application to:

HR@arora.org or

 

Attn: Human Resources

ARORA,

1701 Aldersgate Rd, Suite 4

Little Rock, AR  72205.

 

EOE

 

The application packet is located on our website http://www.arora.org.  Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

 

ARORA is a non-smoking and drug free workplace.

Fat Lot of Job Opportunities – 02/20/17

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Noalmark Broadcasting Corporation / El Dorado

 

Summary:  Noalmark Broadcasting Corporation has an immediate opening for Account Executive at our El Dorado, Arkansas stations. Noalmark Broadcasting is an established company offering salary plus commission, health insurance, paid vacations and holidays. Applicants must be self-motivated and professional sales experience is required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Submit resumes to:  jobs@noalmark.com.

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE ANALYST

Human Resources

Pulaski Technical College / North Little Rock

Position Number:  020617

Salary:  $30,000

Closing:  February 28

 

Summary:  The Administrative Analyst is responsible for conducting special research studies, analyzing data, preparing statistics, making recommendations based on research findings, and monitoring and coordinating project/program activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Conducts special studies such as systems and cost analysis, feasibility and effectiveness of agency/institution programs, and the identification of and solution to problem areas. Assists in the development of project goals and objectives. Plans, organizes, and schedules project/program implementation phases and procedures and develops monitoring and reporting systems to measure project effectiveness. Researches and analyzes data pertinent to work programs and goals and objectives and prepares reports explaining findings and recommendations. Develops or revises agency/institution policies, procedures, programs, and directives based on research findings. Develops handbooks and manuals for participant use and conducts workshops to educate personnel on new systems, policies, and procedures. Evaluates existing programs by gathering information, reviewing files, researching policy, directives, and regulations, conducting surveys and interviews, and contacting agencies/institutions in other states concerning their programs. Composes correspondence and responses to written inquiries and interprets agency administrative directives, policies, and procedures to ensure consistent application. Acts as liaison to other programs, departments, or agencies/institutions and provides guidance in areas of expertise. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, general business, 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=b634e5365ec6456dbab6e1aaff2da421&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=1530&jobid=89694

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR

Pediatric Cardiology – College of Medicine

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Little Rock

Position Number:  50066653
Closing:  February 20

 

Summary:  The Administrative Coordinator in the Pediatric Cardiology Office acts as the regional clinic coordinator by providing general administrative support of assigned cardiac faculty and nursing staff to include planning, organizing and scheduling special projects as directed (e.g., maintains physician calendars, tracks and reports monthly on physician/APRN e-fund spending; Initiates travel arrangements and processes/closes out travel expenditures, attends to memberships and assists with correspondence, conference calls, and organizational duties as assigned.)  Support consists of maintaining a rolling yearly calendar of all Cardiology regional clinics (e.g., Jonesboro, Ft. Smith, Pine Bluff & Texarkana) from which a monthly schedule is generated, manages patient scheduling (e.g., ensures patients and time slots are utilized correctly.)  Ensures patient records from referring physicians are obtained and available.  Coordinates with staff at regional clinic locations regarding clinic dates and space needs.  Acts as direct liaison on clinic day(s) for any administrative questions/concerns.  Obtains vehicle used for travel and ensures all needed equipment is transported to and from clinic location(s), (excluding Lowell.)  Provides administrative support during each clinic including registration of patient accounts and triaging of patients (excluding Lowell). Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in business, health, education or other field plus three (3) years of administrative/clerical experience;  OR, high school diploma plus

seven (7) years of administrative/clerical experience.

 

Preferred:   Three (3) years of medical office experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60032585

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST / MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

University of Arkansas at Fort Smith (UAFS) / Fort Smith

Job ID:  17-20-0069

Closing:  February 20

 

Summary:  Responsible for a variety of administrative support functions which demand organization and accuracy.  Primary duties include: maintain budget spreadsheet; manage project distribution; communicate with clients and obtain necessary project requirements; prepare and process requisitions and other documents; coordinate and process travel arrangements and reimbursements; create and maintain various paper and computer files, records, and logs; answer, screen, and direct incoming calls; prepare and follow-up on work orders; greet and direct visitors; maintain office supplies and equipment; and perform other duties as required and/or assigned. As a representative of the University, must exhibit a positive and professional attitude and maintain a professional appearance at all times.  Routine work schedule is Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with occasional overtime required.

 

Requirements:  Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent; plus one year of specialized training and/or experience in a related clerical field.  Associate degree in office administration or related field is preferred.  Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for part of these requirements.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     http://uafs.edu/hr/17-20-0069

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST / PUBLIC RELATIONS

UA Community College at Morrilton / Morrilton

 

Summary:  The Public Relations Assistant works under the supervision of the Director of Marketing and Public Relations.

 

Description:  Coordinates the daily mail service at UACCM, including sorting the incoming mail and delivering across campus, and processing and delivering bulk mailings and other special mailings to the U.S. Post Office. This requires working with postal service representatives, as well as postal meter leasing representatives, completing paperwork associated with mailings, learning new processes using postal meter, being proficient on mail procedures and processes, and adapting to changing postal processes and regulations.  Assists with Distributive Purchasing System (DPS) purchases, submits invoices and maintains spreadsheets of advertising, special events, office supplies, and other purchases. Reconciles departmental purchases each month, obtaining approval signatures, and submits payment through DPS. Develops PowerPoint presentations required for college special events and presentations.  Occasionally assists with events in the Fine Arts Auditorium and the operation of the college’s audio and visual technology for college-related special events and productions, as well as presentations from outside organizations.  This requires the aptitude to gain working knowledge of audio and visual technology, including projector, laptop computer, stage lights, and microphone system. Provides assistance with special events, including UACCM Foundation events, and other college and community projects.  Serves on college committees as assigned.  Other duties and projects as assigned by the director of marketing and public relations.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of experience in a business, education, or related field; plus one year of experience in a specialized or related area applicable to work performed. Associate degree in business-related field is preferred. Successful candidates must be comfortable working with technology, be committed to working cooperatively with other campus personnel to fulfill the mission of the college, and be able to deliver quality customer service.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://www.uaccm.edu/Employment/Openings.htm

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR / ASSESSMENT & STAFF DEVELOPMENT

University Recreation

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  5607

Closing:  March 5

 

Summary:  The Assistant Director for Assessment and Student Development is responsible for the day-to-day leadership and management of departmental and program area specific assessment initiatives and professional and student staff development.

 

Description:  Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to; planning, implementation, and assessment of departmental programs and services; supporting the departments long-term continuous improvement and assessment efforts; completes required departmental reporting; management of comprehensive staff leadership programs and an employee recognition program; coordinating and assisting human resources for the department and implement strategies to recruit qualified student applicants; supervision and development of student advisory council; determining program/area fiscal needs and prepare budget recommendations and assisting in the development of the budget for staff development & training; participate proactively in other program, departmental, and college events.; assist in the development and cultivation of campus partnerships. Supervisory responsibilities include direct supervision of a Graduate Assistant, 2-3 student employees; indirectly managing a workforce of more than 425 part-time hourly staff and nearing an annual payroll of $1 million dollars.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, or related field.  At least three years of demonstrated experience in university/collegiate student development programming.  Broad knowledge of student personnel, student services, and campus recreation.  Experience with computer software applications (i.e. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, SPSS/SAS programming, or similar.)

 

Preferred:  Terminal degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Educational Leadership, or related field.  At least three years of post-masters professional experience.  Supervisory experience with professional and part-time recreation staff.  Experience with campus recreation and/or member management/employee databases/systems.  Statistical work in the collection, compilation, and analysis of data.  Competence in conducting research in higher education and recreation, and reporting relevant statistics.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/18389

 

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ASSISTANT DIVISION CHIEF

Wildlife Management

Arkansas Game & Fish Commission / Little Rock

Position Number:  22096311

Salary:  $50,029 – $77,539

Closing:  February 27

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) Division Assistant Chief is responsible for overseeing division operations. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Directs the activities of a medium to large-sized professional and technical staff through lower-level supervisors, including approving hire recommendations, reviewing performance evaluations, evaluating the performance of immediate subordinates, and reviewing and approving/disapproving a variety of recommendations of subordinates. Resolves problems referred by field personnel in areas such as program development, employee relations, scheduling, management techniques, public information, and strategic planning. Evaluates and determines the progress of projects and programs through field inspections and compiles reports with recommendations for the review of division chiefs. Identifies problem areas and monitors the progress of projects and programs through field inspections and compiles reports with recommendations for the review of division chiefs. Reviews and approves division bills, invoices, and activity reports and may request further explanation of actions and purchases. Compiles data as requested for special projects or programs such as program performance and expenditure reduction and recommends courses of action as indicated from analysis of data. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in education, biology, zoology, natural science, business administration, or a related field; plus four years of experience in wildlife management or a related field, including one year in a supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

Preferred:  The formal education equivalent of a masters degree in biology, zoology, natural science, wildlife management, or a related field; with seven years of natural resource management experience, including three years of experience in a supervisory capacity. Experience supervising a large diverse staff of professional, technical, and administrative personnel is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=b634e5365ec6456dbab6e1aaff2da421&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=980&jobid=89888

 

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ASSISTANT NEWS DIRECTOR

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  1950

 

Summary:  KHBS is searching for an aggressive, creative and experienced news leader.  The ideal candidate will have excellent news judgment, strong management skills and an aggressive approach to breaking news coverage–on the air and online. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, skilled communicator who leads our team in the execution of market-leading breaking news, weather coverage and community service on all platforms daily. With a unique format, a dedication to hard news and the resources of Hearst Television, this is a rare opportunity to join one of the best.

 

Description:  Work with the News Director to oversee the day-to-day operation and editorial content of the newsroom.  Plan big event coverage.  Execute the brand, both on air and online.  Schedule talent.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Communications, Journalism, or related field; OR, equivalent work experience.  Two years of newsroom supervisory and/or management experience.

 

Preferred:  Strong producing background preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1100855/Assistant-News-Director/

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS /

ICE CORE ICF FGP

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Little Rock

Position Number:  50009432
Closing:  February 24

 

Summary:  Under the general guidance of the Director of Operations, the Assistant Director of Operations has primary responsibility for ensuring that the operational strategies are in place for the Customer Service, Payment Processing, and Credit Balance teams to ensure goals are realized. Responsible for ensuring that all operations are compliant with payor requirements, federal guidelines, UAMS and ICE policies. Responsible for daily activities within the operational teams and for influencing overall morale of the staff. Responsible for identifying and improving ineffective and inefficient processes within the department. Has direct responsibility for all assigned special projects. Designs and implements work flows, communication plans, and strategies for optimal results.  Works closely with direct reports to ensure consistency in processes, procedures, and expectations. Functions as an Epic expert resource and works with Directors, Managers, and staff to organize workflows in such a way that work is completed efficiently and effectively. Works with Managers to enhance staff satisfaction and develop/perpetuate an environment where employees are well trained, involved in problem solving, and feel accountable/responsible for achieving corporate goals.  Performs other duties incidental to the position.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, health care administration orrelated field plus five years of experience in medical billing management, clinical management, or in directly related roles or duties.  Experience must include three progressively responsible years in supervisory or leadership roles, preferably within UAMS Billing;  OR, high school diploma plus nine years equivalent combination of education and experience in medical billing management, clinical management, or in directly related roles or duties. Experience must include three progressively responsible years in supervisory or leadership roles, preferably within UAMS Billing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60032655

 

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ASSISTANT SPORTS MANAGER

City of Sherwood / Sherwood

 

Summary:  Responsible for assisting the Sports Manager in planning, imitating, and supervising a diversified program of athletics, sports, and games on a basis appropriate for all age groups.

 

Description:  Serves as a consultant to the Sports Manager in the area of athletics. Also assists the Sports Manager in representing the Department in matters involving sports and athletics.  Must be able to establish and maintain a good rapport with all parents, coaches, officials and the general public.  Assists in coordinating athletic functions of the Department in relationship to individuals, teams, and leagues, and works with proper team and league officials in the organization of rules and regulations for program, schedule, and relates action for specific programs.  Perform general maintenance and repairs on all equipment.  Maintenance and upkeep of all facilities and grounds.  Supervises, trains, and advises volunteer personnel in performing their specific athletic functions of the Department’s programs.  Assists in selecting and training necessary officials, scorers and leaders for the athletic programs.  Recommends the purchase of proper supplies and equipment for the athletic program to the Sports Manager.  Maintains a complete record system of activities conducted, participation, results of league contests, and recommendations for change or expansion of various programs.

 

Requirements:  Graduation from a four year college or university with a degree in recreation, physical education or a closely related field.  Recreation experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Considerable knowledge of recreation philosophy, planning and administration.  Considerable knowledge of the equipment, facilities, operations and techniques used in a comprehensive community recreation program.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://cityofsherwood.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20&Itemid=139

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR DEVELOPMENT

Northwest Arkansas Community College / Bentonville

Posting Number:  2017089
Closing:  February 22

 

Summary:  The Associate Director of Development will supervise and implement strategic fundraising efforts in areas of major gifts, annual giving, private scholarships, alumni relations, planned giving and other areas as assigned. As a member of the NWACC Foundation’s development team, the Associate Director for Development is a key player in the overall advancement initiatives of the College.

 

Description:  Assists in managing administrative and business functions of the NWACC Foundation, a separate 501©(3) organization; serves as the Foundation figurehead and authority in the absence of the Executive Director for Development.  Assists Executive Director with major gift prospect management, with primary focus on individuals.  Provides support in long-range planning, strategy, evaluation and strengthening of programs in support of the NWACC Foundation’s mission.  Develops and implements a strategic plan for planned giving, and oversees Post Oak Society and other planned giving activities.  Assists development team with event planning for the annual Gala, Scholarship Luncheon, and other events and Foundation activities as needed.  Assists Annual Giving Officer in developing and implementing a strategic plan to raise scholarship funds, both outright and endowment gifts.  Identifies, researches, cultivates, and solicits prospective donors within the donor constituency (including alumni, friends, trustees, foundations, corporations, etc.) to contribute to the overall fundraising needs.  Represents NWACC in both internal and external communities, to continually build and foster partnerships for Foundation programs and projects.  Maintains donors through effective follow-up and appropriate stewardship.  Establishes an efficient system of regular status reporting by the team to the Executive Director for Development.  Solicits sponsorships from individuals, corporations, and foundations for special event fundraisers.  Co-develops solicitation materials, gift proposals, presentations, reports, and other documentation as needed.  Drafts letters of inquiry, proposals, grant writing and other documents to solicit potential funding.  Leads development and coordination of communication materials such as newsletters, brochures, annual reports, special event marketing pieces, webpage content, and social media.  Assists with preparations for meetings and communication with the 30-member regional Foundation Board of Directors.  Performs any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors degree required.  Three to five (3-5) years experience in fundraising, donor relations and grant writing, plus one or more years management/leadership related experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.nwacc.edu/postings/7462

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF RECRUITMENT & GRANTS MANAGEMENT

Honors College

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  15855

Closing:  March 2

 

Summary:  The Associate Director of Recruitment & Grants Management will play a key role in helping to enhance the quality of the Honors College through the strategic recruitment of high achieving students. The Associate Director will also manage the Honors College’s impressive grants program ($32,000,000 endowment), which provides financial resources for students who are planning to study abroad and/or conduct undergraduate research.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least three years of directly related experience.  Experience with grants management.  Experience in the recruitment of university students (new freshmen and transfer student recruitment; or corporate/NGO recruitment of full-time employees from universities.)  Research experience at the undergraduate or graduate level.  Valid driver’s license and vehicle for recruitment travel.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Demonstrated ability/experience to analyze workflow and increase efficiency and effectiveness.  Experience with the recruitment of high achieving students.  Experience working with a grant funding program at a higher education institution.  Experience working with an honors college or honors program.  Experience at the University of Arkansas or other higher education academic institution.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/18926

 

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ASSOCIATE PRODUCER  (part-time)

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  1974

 

Summary:  KHBS-TV has an opening for a highly skilled, ambitious, hardworking Associate Producer to work in our newsroom. The qualified candidate will assist producers in all aspects of producing a newscast.  This will include writing stories, creating graphics, researching information and using video.  Associate Producers also assist in making phone calls to gather information about stories. In addition to writing for our broadcasts, our associate producers are also assigned to write/post stories daily to our website and social media sites. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, writing and tape editing skills. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone looking to get his or her foot in the door and get started in a career in journalism.

 

Description:  Write copy for daily newscasts and edit videos.  Assist producers and reporters with research.  Communicate effectively with assignment editors, producers, reporters, photographers, editors production staff and news managers.  Have an understanding of social media and be able to produce content on our digital platforms.  Researching and writing stories for television and digital platforms.  Making follow up calls and beat calls.  Produce newscasts as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in communications or journalism preferred; OR, equivalent work experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1109833/Associate-Producer/

 

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BRANCH MANAGER

Land Resources

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality / North Little Rock

Position Number:  22091104

Salary:  $47,646 – $74,858

Closing:  March 9

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Branch Manager is responsible for managing economic and community development programs regarding the environment or the health of the population within ADEQ. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Plans and coordinates the operations of Community Development section of ADEQ to establish community and economic development program priorities and to coordinate these functions with other divisions within the agency and with state and federal agencies. Supervises a small to medium-sized professional and administrative support staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Directs and provides guidance and recommendations to subordinate staff in the development and implementation of community and economic development programs to ensure establishment of appropriate goals and the plans of action to achieve these goals. Monitors and evaluates the environment and community development programs by reviewing submitted progress reports to assure goal attainment and adherence to time schedules. Answers technical questions related to environmental and community development programs for state and federal agency personnel, elected officials, and the general public and confers with contemporaries in other states to exchange program information. Develops and conducts workshops, seminars, and presentations to provide information and training in economic and community development. Determines and requests staff, material, and equipment needs for the section’s programs to develop budget requests and monitors expenditures. Develops and recommends new and revised policies and procedures to respond to changes in program needs, objectives, and priorities and to improve program’s effectiveness. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, natural science, business administration, economics, or a related field; plus five years of experience involving community or environmental development activities, including two years in a supervisory or 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=b634e5365ec6456dbab6e1aaff2da421&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=24&jobid=90014

 

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BRAND MANAGER

Stone Ward / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Responsible for driving long-term relationships between the agency and its clients. Provides strategic counsel to clients. Oversees and is ultimately responsible for all initiatives for assigned clients.  Brand managers are the “advocate” for the client’s brand within the agency. They provide essential business and marketing advice and should be seen as a part of the client’s internal marketing team. They are the “drivers” of producing agency revenue.

 

Description:  Serves as the client’s brand’s ally within the agency.  Oversees all activities for client’s initiatives in partnership with project manager.  Serves as agency leader across all disciplines to produce integrated programs for client’s brands.  Monitors revenue and identifies new revenue streams for assigned clients.  Approves all monthly billing for assigned clients.  Keeps ClientTrac projections updated and informs director of any changes. Is responsible for meeting annual projections for assigned clients.  Provides strategic counsel/direction to internal team and clients.  Writes and kicks-off all project briefings with internal team.  Manages annual planning process for all assigned clients.  Maintain a thorough understanding of client’s business, category, competitive landscape and customer base in order to provide sound strategies to clients.  Writing and delivering conference reports after all client meetings.  Review execution of client work to make sure agency is delivering strategic solutions at every level.  Establish and maintain an overall proficiency in other agency disciplines including media, public relations, digital, etc.

 

Requirements:  Four year college degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume and work samples to:

 

Lucie Pathman, Director of Public Relations

lpathmann@stoneward.com

 

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COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

Association of Arkansas Counties / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Communications Coordinator is responsible for creating and distributing compelling content via digital (website, social media and email) channels, as well as more traditional media such as our award-winning quarterly magazine. This position is responsible for the association’s day-to-day use of existing social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Flickr) to engage members and drive traffic to available resources. The Communications Coordinator assists with writing, copyediting, event photography and web content management. He/she also will assume a lead role in the design and pagination of various AAC publications, working with outside vendors throughout the printing and distribution processes. The Communications Coordinator reports to and collaborates with the Communications Director. This is a full-time position with a competitive benefits package. Some in-state travel, including overnight, is required.  Salary is dependent upon qualifications.

 

About:   The Association of Arkansas Counties (AAC) serves as the official voice for Arkansas’ 75 counties. The AAC is comprised of nine member associations. Its overall purpose is to work for the improvement of county government in the state of Arkansas by providing legislative representation, on-site assistance, general research, training, various publications, and conferences to assist county and district officials in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of their offices.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required.  At least 3 years of professional experience, with demonstrated success in a communications role.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send cover letter, resume and portfolio (comprised of writing, editing, design, social media and other samples relevant to this position) to:

 

Christy L. Smith, Communications Director

csmith@arcounties.org

 

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COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Arkansas Forest Resources Center

University of Arkansas / Monticello

Position Number:  16212

Closing:  March 1

 

Summary:  The successful candidate is expected to strategize, create and execute a unified communications plan for the Center. This will include development, management, and delivery of content for multiple platforms, visual/design work, media relations, pursuit of high news value story ideas from faculty and staff, and measurement of effectiveness of content and delivery.

 

Requirements:  BS/BA degree in Communications, Journalism, English or a related discipline plus three years of related professional experience, including one year in a supervisory or managerial capacity is required.

 

Preferred:  Experience in Microsoft software applications.  Experience in the update and development of social media.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/18452

 

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COMMUNITY RELATIONS MANAGER

The Bridgeway / North Little Rock

Job Code:  221153

 

Summary:  The BridgeWay is currently looking for a dynamic individual to fill our Community Relations Manager position.

 

Description:  Under the direction of the Director of Business Development, the Community Relations Manager provides sales, marketing, and customer service activities within the Business Development Department. The Community Relations Manager participates in the account management system, assessing the needs of the customer and making the required number of marketing contacts to each account in order to develop and maintain a long-term referral relationship which will generate a continuous flow of admissions to meet hospital census objectives. He/she participates in the training and orientation of new hires, develops and facilitates supplemental departmental training, plans events, provides tours, performs referral source in-services, acts as a liaison between the Referral Source and the hospital in the absence of the Director of Business Development, and seeks out new business development opportunities for the hospital.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or Journalism preferred, or equivalent experience in marketing or sales.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   http://www.thebridgeway.com/employment/

 

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COMMUNITY WELLNESS COORDINATOR

Mercy / Rogers

Req. ID:  2017-741116

 

Summary:  Responsible for assisting the Manager of Community Health & Wellness in supporting both Mercy Corporate and Co-worker Wellness program initiatives. Responsible for coordinating both internal and external wellness events, corporate wellness initiatives, and supports Healthification projects and initiatives. Responsible for marketing Mercy’s wellness program to outside organizations and maintain great and lasting relationships with our community. Coordination of community and corporate health outreach. Collaborates with outreach medical director(s). Identify potential business development opportunities and continue to identify opportunities for service improvement. Participate in all Health Risk Assessments as a member of the HRA team, functioning in all roles including phlebotomy. Knowledge of blood pressure, pulse, body composition, exercise prescription, heart disease, etc. Ability to teach health education classes on topics such as stress management, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, etc. Participate in diabetes prevention as an educator, giving one-on-one consults and various other duties associated with the program. Assists in the evaluation of the content in the Health Risk Assessment program. Gives pre-HRA and post-HRA presentations to companies to increase revenue and provides public speaking for large groups on a regular basis concerning differing health topics. Researches assigned topics to develop new presentations for companies that will increase CHS revenue. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

 

Requirements:  Experience in related field, with previous work experience in community relations preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-mercy.icims.com/jobs/741116/community-wellness-coordinator/job

 

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COORDINATOR / CORNERSTONE FUND & TIGER FOR LIFE

Ouachita Baptist University / Arkadelphia

 

Summary:  This position coordinates activities and fundraising efforts for the Cornerstone Fund at Ouachita Baptist University. This fund currently raises in excess of $1,000,000 per year for those aspects of the university that are essential, non-negotiable, and foundational to making Ouachita, Ouachita.

 

Description:  Organize and facilitate Fall and Spring Phonathons, including the hiring of student callers.  Direct the Tiger for Life program that educates students of the importance of giving, charging them to give back to Ouachita when they graduate.  Speaking with, recruiting, qualifying and soliciting potential and current donors.  Creating and cultivating creative fundraising project strategies relating to alumni engagement.  Assist with Development Office and President’s Office direct mail efforts.  Assist with annual fundraising/stewardship events (FORE Golf Tournament, Stepping Up for Ouachita, and the Donor Banquet.)  Coordinate “Student Stories,” “Donor Stories” and website updates.  Attend occasional alumni/recruiting gatherings.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

Preferred:  Experience in development/advancement, marketing, sales or communications.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit a resume and completed application to:

 

Ouachita Baptist University

Director of Human Resources

Box 3772

Arkadelphia, AR 71998

 

https://www.obu.edu/about/files/2011/10/Employment-Application-2013.pdf

 

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COPY & CONTENT WRITER

Arvest Bank / Lowell

 

Summary:  Under the direction of the Brand & Advertising Manager, the Copy & Content Writer develops compelling and effective written content for traditional advertising, digital campaigns, direct marketing pieces, sales presentations and other applicable sales communication tools. The incumbent also develops and cultivates brand and product specific written style guides for Arvest Bank, divisions and subsidiaries.  The Copy & Content Writer is responsible for tracking and reporting workload activity, contributing to team creative projects and development of key messaging about all Arvest products and services.

 

Description:  Produce written copy and communications for use across multiple platforms including printed materials, advertising, direct mail, email, digital materials, social media and sales presentations. Ensure copy and communications align with Arvest brand and product guidelines.  Produce dynamic communication ideas and contribute to creative concept strategies, theme generation and overall messaging development.  Collaborate with marketing teams; provide effective communications which support Arvest business and sales objectives, including Arvest Bank and subsidiaries.  Deliver brand and product themes consistently across multiple platforms to ensure message consistency. Develop process to ensure all products, services and other content descriptions are accurate and consistently applied.  Contribute to the review and approval of agency or third-party vendor produced copy, ensuring alignment with Arvest brand and product guidelines.  Respond timely to requests of team members, banks and subsidiaries regarding copy creation or proofing needs. Cooperate with all levels of management in the bank group. Provide courteous and efficient customer service to internal customers to foster efficiency, productivity and excellence.  Develop and cultivate brand and product specific written style guides for Arvest Bank, divisions and subsidiaries; ensure written content is compliant and adheres to any regulatory requirements.  Understand and comply with bank policy, laws, regulations, and the bank’s BSA/AML Program, as applicable to your job duties. This includes but is not limited to; complete compliance training and adhere to internal procedures and controls; report any known violations of compliance policy, laws, or regulations and report any suspicious customer and/or account activity.

 

Requirements:  Associates degree in Communications, Creative Writing, English, Journalism, related field or equivalent relevant experience required.  Three (3) years of experience in professional writing or copywriting required.  Exceptional grammar skills and experience with multiple writing styles required.  Experience with proofreading and editing is required.

 

Preferred:  Experience in writing for direct response marketing or website/social content.  Working knowledge of digital and traditional advertising.  Experience with financial services.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://www.arvest.com/careers/apply&a=n

 

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CREATIVE SERVICES PRODUCER

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2017-45354

 

Summary:  KFSM 5 and KXNW 34 have an immediate opening for a full-time Creative Services Producer to join our team at our Fort Smith studios.  This is an exciting position where you get to produce cutting-edge news, image, contest and special event promotion on multiple platforms.  Here is your chance to be part of the complete creative process from concept to writing, shooting and editing.

 

Description:  Conceptualize, write, produce and edit on-air news, contests and public service announcements.  Manage daily all promotional inventory and public service announcements on station broadcast logs.  Help oversee the production of station’s community calendar on TV as well as online.  Execution of station related events and promotions.  Assist other departments as needed Must be willing to work nights and weekends as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required.  Minimum of one year relevant professional experience; two to three years is desired.  Proven ability to write promotion/ad copy for TV.  Proficient with Final Cut Pro preferred; FCPX is desired.  Experience working with After Effects.  Ability to work in a rapid, fast paced environment.  Thrive under tight deadlines.  Must be able to work independently or as part of a team.  Display a positive work ethic and high degree of integrity and professionalism.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/

 

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DEPARTMENT BUSINESS COORDINATOR /

ICE CORE ICF FGP

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Little Rock

Position Number:  50027981
Closing:  February 21

 

Summary:  The Department Business Coordinator will be responsible for training new and existing unit employees, acting as a resource for the unit, providing support for and filling in as needed for the unit manager.

 

Description:  Participates in applicant interviews and may make hiring recommendation.  Participates in decisions regarding work assignments and evaluating job performance.  Coordinates new employee training.  Serves as a technical resource to staff. Identifies areas where education is needed and makes recommendations for additional training.  Works directly with the Revenue Manager team, reporting opportunities to prevent future denials, propose claims manager edits and correcting and improving procedures based upon trends or problems identified and upon the unique procedures associated with various carriers.  Contacts carriers, uses EOB’s to research payments and denials.  Uses EMRs to review coding, audit accounts and internal files and records, and review billing procedures and technical guides to determine errors and opportunities for correction.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or related field plus four years experience in medical/physician account follow-up or physician claim adjudication, including two years supervisory experience;  OR, high school diploma/GED plus eight years experience in medical/physician account follow-up or physician claim adjudication, including two years supervisory experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60032589

 

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DESIGNER / REPORTER

Saline Courier / Benton

 

Summary:  The Saline Courier in Benton is seeking an experienced designer/reporter and an experienced reporter to join its editorial team. The newspaper is located in the heart of Saline County. The candidate vying for this position should have at least 1-2 years reporting experience, as well as design capabilities. He or she should have knowledge of AP style, InDesign, social media and websites. The Courier is a 7-day-a-week publication.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume and examples of published work to:

 

Josh Briggs, Managing Editor

jbriggs@bentoncourier.com

 

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DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Arkansas Public Policy Panel / Little Rock

Closing:  March 4

 

Summary:  The Panel is dedicated to achieving social and economic justice by organizing citizen groups across Arkansas, supporting them to be more powerful and linking them with one another in coalitions and networks. We engage communities often overlooked by the political process to create structures and strategies that meet community needs. The Panel supports The Arkansas Citizens First Congress (CFC), a statewide, multi-issue and non-partisan coalition of over 50 community organizations who work together to win progressive changes in state policy.  The Development Coordinator will retain and expand the donor base through a variety of outreach activities and events.  Competitive salary and benefits including health insurance, vacation and retirement.

 

Description:  Donor – Work with the Development Director and Panel/CFC Fundraising Committee to set annual goals for obtaining new and retaining existing donors.  Develop and implement events and strategies for meeting the annual goals.   Provide support to the Panel/CFC fundraising committee and other volunteers.  Develop and strengthen relationships with key donors.  Work with the Development, Organizing, and Policy Directors to add donor/member recruitment to existing Panel and CFC events.  Communication – Develop marketing materials for events and for donor appeals/strategies.  Develop targeted and segmented mailing lists for appeals.  Draft gift acknowledgment letters.   Management – Develop and manage budget for donor building activities and events.  Develop and implement a personal plan for learning about the organization by attending events, reading documents, and getting to know staff, leaders, and partners.   Data Management – Enter donor data and pull reports as needed.  Other duties as assigned or requested.

 

Requirements:  Experience with event planning, group dynamics, meeting facilitation, media relations, project coordination, and volunteer management required.  Experience with individual donor fundraising, team building, and performance measurement a plus.  Excellent oral and written communications.  Proficient with computers and technology.  Database experience a plus.  Ability to relate well to people from different backgrounds.  Ability to work well with local groups and constituencies in various governmental, civic, and community organizations a plus.  Cultural competency across boundaries of race, class, and issue.  Ability to manage multiple priorities.  Ability to work independently.  Team oriented.

 

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

Arkansas Public Policy Panel

1308 W Second

Little Rock, AR 72201

panel@arpanel.org

 

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DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra / Little Rock

 

Summary:  This position requires acute attention to detail and supreme organizational skills to ensure the internal operations of the organization are on track and are organized while managing a blizzard of details elegantly. Overall, this position is responsible for supporting all fundraising efforts of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra with a primary emphasis on detailed database management.  The successful candidate will be goal-oriented, convey urgency, a creative problem solver, and a team player.

 

Description:   Assisting the Development Department with administrative and clerical support.  Management of the Raiser’s Edge Database.  Maintaining accurate files and detailed donor records.  Producing reports and correspondence with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness.  Providing support for all fundraising activities involved in the Annual Fund, Special Events, and Volunteer Management.  Coordinating Sharp, ASO’s young professionals’ group.  Assisting with stewardship efforts, ASO concerts, and all other special events.  Demonstrating good customer relations skills while dealing with donors, volunteers, ASO patrons and employees.  Thoroughly and accurately performing all other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  One year of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s Degree (preferred), or two years of relevant experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit cover letter and resume with references to:

 

Becky Flynn, Director of Development

bflynn@arkansassymphony.org

 

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DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

The CALL in Pulaski County / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Development Coordinator has primary responsibility for securing the funding necessary to realize the strategic goals and objectives of The CALL in Pulaski County, a local affiliate of The CALL nonprofit ministry with the mission to educate, equip and encourage the Christian community to provide a future and a hope for children in foster care in Pulaski County. This includes developing substantial additional resources to sustain growth and expansion toward the vision of “no waiting children” providing the needed foster and adoptive families for Pulaski County. The Development Coordinator will provide leadership for local fundraising efforts and will work in close cooperation with the County Coordinator and local advisory board.

 

Description:  Leads, directs and oversees all county fund development activities.  Leads Fund Development Committee, creates fundraising plans to meet annual goals in collaboration with the County Coordinator.  Identifies, cultivates, and stewards donor relationships with individuals, churches, businesses, and foundations.  Solicits contributions including monthly, annual, and major gifts.  Designs and implements direct mail, email, social media and crowdfunding campaigns.  Plans and implements fundraising events and solicits corporate sponsors.  Researches and writes grants and manages reporting.  Creates, manages and oversees donor acknowledgement and donor engagement plan and activities.  Prepares annual fundraising budget and manages and monitors all expenses.  Prepares monthly fundraising reports for the local advisory board.  Performs other development-related responsibilities as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and successful, demonstrated development experience.  Strong ability and desire to make personal financial appeals on behalf of the organization.  Persuasive writing, strong verbal communication and an eye for detail.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, databases, and email.  Personal commitment to Christian values, integrity, and strong ethical behavior.  Flexibility in schedule to work occasional nights and weekends.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume, cover letter, list of supervisor and peer work references for each past position held, church leader reference and salary history to:

 

Mary Carol Pederson, County Coordinator

mpederson@thecallinarkansas.org

 

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DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR (part-time)

Cooper-Anthony Mercy Child Advocacy Center / Hot Springs

Req. Number:  2017-739384

 

Summary:  Coordinates and executes annual giving efforts related to sustainable giving, with a particular focus on giving from individuals, co-workers, giving societies and other friends of Mercy.  Reports to Executive Director at Cooper-Anthony Mercy Child Advocacy Center (CAMCAC) and work collaboratively with the assigned Regional Vice President of Philanthropy.  This position is also responsible for overseeing volunteers and educating CAMCAC staff as, appropriate.

 

Description:  Manages community-wide cultivation and fund-raising for Mercy Health Foundation’s CAMCAC fund-raising events, donor events, third party events and all other special events.  Coordinates/works events including with volunteers, event logistics, committees, donor solicitation and event budgets.  Strategically executes Mercy Health Foundation’s fund-raising activities with emphasis on the annual giving and major giving efforts.  Annual giving consists of year-end appeal, events, giving societies, honor/memorial program, and co-working giving.  Major giving consists of major giving portfolio work, prospecting and stewardships.

 

Requirements:  BS/BA degree.  Minimum of three years experience coordinating events and/or an annual giving program, preferably in health care or high education.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-mercy.icims.com/jobs/739384/development-coordinator/job

 

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DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR (part-time)

Pheifer Camp / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Camp is seeking a proven, entrepreneurial leader to create a plan and oversee a process to expand resources beyond the current grants and fundraisers. Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Development Director is a part-time position. The goal is to expand the Camp’s donor base, create awareness of the value of its programs, and raise additional funds for optimal programming and for maintenance of the Camp facilities. The Development Director will work with the Executive Director, the Assistant Director, the Board of Directors, and with the Kiwanis Club members to build new partnerships in the community. This is a new position for the organization, and the Development Director will have the opportunity to build the development function.

 

Description:  Ensure that an extensive donor data base is built, maintained and kept up to date.  Oversee creation of a comprehensive development and marketing plan to expand fundraising, broaden target audiences, increase awareness of the Camp, and achieve mutually agreed-upon revenue goals.  Develop cultivation strategies and build relationships with businesses, corporations, and community groups. Organize board members for in-person solicitation of donors, participating as appropriate.  Implement an annual giving plan that initially focuses on close target audiences including  counselors, staff, parents, former campers, current donors and then is expanded to potential donors.  Provide the support and planning function with Board and Kiwanis members for the “Campin’ Out” fall event.  Oversee the organization of other special events as requested.  Create and execute a strategy to include more business and corporate sponsors that provide consistent annual giving and other forms of support.  Manage and develop the content for the brochures, letters, thank you notes, donor recognition, marketing materials and website content to promote fundraising.  Provide feedback in the form of quarterly results and reports to the Executive Director to present to the Board’s  Development Committee, Finance Committee, and Board of Directors.  Be responsible for the organization’s branding, marketing and public relations efforts. Research other potential grant funders.  Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university.  Minimum three years fund-raising experience with demonstrated success.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://afparkansas.afpnet.org/career/jobdetail.cfm?ItemNumber=41905

 

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DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Workmatters / Rogers

 

Summary:  We are seeking a gifted, experienced, motivated development leader with a strong desire to join a passionate team with a big dream.  At Workmatters, our team is being used as change agents for the world. Specifically, to help leaders discover and live God’s purpose for their work. What began as a church ministry 14 years ago and quickly became a stand-alone non-profit organization serving Northwest Arkansas, is now serving leaders across the U.S.  We are growing and we need our development leader to help power that growth. Our team has high aspirations and expectations for our values: passion, integrity, relationships, excellence, and relevance. We are seeking a director of development who will have passion for our mission; strong experience that brings wisdom, trust, and credibility; and can develop strong relationships with donors, prospects, and supporters. Likewise, we are looking for a director who has/is:  the skills and desire to achieve the financial goals of the organization with excellence; capable of working with both individual and corporate donors; highly organized in developing and executing strategy; a strong communicator internally and externally in both spoken and written word; comfortable in both the details and the strategy; and thrives on a team that deeply values team and strives to serve each other.  A qualified candidate will have a strong reputation for these attributes; they will love their work, seeing it as a calling versus a job; and they will enjoy an organized environment with an entrepreneurial spirit.

 

Description:  Develop and implement a comprehensive annual development plan that supports Workmatters strategy and financial needs. Measurable goals will include major gifts, corporate sponsors, individual gifts, and annual giving program, grants, planned giving, and special events.  Develop and nurture personal relationships required to deliver major gifts, corporate sponsors, individual gifts, grants and planned giving.  Work with the president (when needed) on Board of Directors and Advisory Board personal and corporate generosity, as well as major gift donors.  Manage all donor communication. Ensure processes and systems are in place for timely, accurate, and grateful communications.  Work with Development Director to ensure financial viability and sustainability of events.  Partner with Marketing Manager to deliver needed donor communications via website, email, social media, brochures, and letters. Reach new audiences and build awareness.  Initiate new processes to pursue Grants and Planned giving programs. Create appropriate strategies, targets, begin developing relationships, and execute plans.  Manage and leverage donor information and software. Ensure accurate data, reporting and auditing.  Develop professionally, leading to new ideas, techniques and programs that can improve overall financial and relational performance, as well as personal career growth.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors’ degree required. Experience in non-profit fundraising, relational selling, marketing, communications, data and systems.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Submit resumes and letters of interest to:

 

David Roth, President

droth@workmatters.org

 

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DIGITAL ADVERTISING STRATEGIST

Mass Enthusiasm / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Mass Enthusiasm digital advertising strategist will manage select online marketing efforts, with a focus on driving new leads to client websites.

 

Description:  Plan, execute and analyze the paid online advertising efforts for clients.  Continually track and analyze web traffic and the success of online campaigns and change strategies accordingly.  Create and carry out client marketing plans for web content.  Manage online advertising accounts on sites such as Google, Facebook and Bing.  Assist with the creation and optimization of landing pages for specific advertising campaigns.  Draft ad copy and work closely with web designers to create ads.  Write and edit web features and other online content.  Research and recommend new advertising possibilities and Internet technologies.  Perform any other duties assigned by supervisors.

 

Requirements:  Degree in a related field or equivalent experience.  Experience with Google Analytics, Facebook advertising, Google AdWords and photo editing software.  Proven interest in and strong working knowledge of the Internet.  Ability to stay within an established budget.  Proven excellent project management, strategic thinking and analytical skills.  Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Proven excellent Internet research skills.  Proven sophisticated understanding and appreciation of creative work.  Ability to work well under pressure and within tight deadlines.  Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team.  Proven ability to conduct and analyze marketing research.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Submit resumes to:  jobs@inthooz.com.

 

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DIGITAL ASSETT SPECIALIST

Stone Ward / Little Rock

 

Summary:  As our digital asset specialist, you will create various types of digital assets in collaboration with our social media manager and creative teams. As the creative resource, you will be assisting with and identifying design needs to help continuously evolve our client’s messages via many online channels. This position will be responsible for creating digital assets based on feedback from our media, digital and creative teams.

 

Description:  Create digital assets to support social, paid online, and content marketing campaigns and strategies.  Collaborate other members of the agency to design variations, additional creative assets, revisions, etc.  Maintain brand identity/voice throughout all digital assets.  Apply digital creative design to meet marketing objectives while maintaining parameters and style guidelines of the brand.  Demonstrate continued commitment to professional education and industry best practices.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design preferred; minimum of 1-3 years in digital design.  Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, HTML 5 and Flash.  Ability to optimize graphics for digital channels (banners, paid social, website and social.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume and samples of digital creative work to:

 

Abbi Siler, Director of Digital & Social Media

asiler@stoneward.com

 

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DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV11 has an opportunity for an enthusiastic, creative individual with strong journalistic skills to fill its Digital Content Manager position. Primary responsibilities include working with all members of the newsroom, while managing a team of digital producers, to create high-quality content for THV 11’s digital properties and social media channels.  This position is a newsroom management position.

 

Description:  Work effectively with minimal oversight from management to communicate goals and assignments to digital team.  Assume leadership role in the newsroom.  Exercise discretion, judgment, and solid journalistic/ethical decision making. This includes selecting, creating, and producing content that is compelling, clear, relevant, accurate, fair, and creative.  Work well with producers and reporters to ensure cross-promotion of broadcast, digital, and social media content.  Create compelling content for social media sites, which will increase engagement and drive traffic to THV11 platforms.  Educate the content and marketing team on digital developments and trends.   Work with staff to produce well-developed stories with rich content – such as video, extended interviews, and photo galleries.   Develop and implement creative strategies to grow audience and interaction across all THV11 digital platforms, including social media.  Collaborate with the promotions and sales team to maximize digital strategy goals.  Coach and encourage staff to write and produce effective teases and promos for digital content.  Recruit, hire, and help develop staff members as warranted.  Understand, analyze, and communicate digital analytics to help choose content and drive audience growth.  Adhere to all professional broadcast journalism standards in regard to legal and ethical issues.

 

Requirements:  Degree in broadcast journalism or related field is required and at least two to three (2-3) years of experience is preferred.  Experience with digital publishing and video editing systems are required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Digital-Content-Manager/J3G1YP6XW6B72R55MYM/

 

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DIGITAL CONTENT SPECIALIST

Arvest Bank / Lowell

 

Summary:  Under the direction of the eCommerce Program Manager, the Digital Content Specialist coordinates routine maintenance of Arvest owned websites including the creation and removal of web content. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining accuracy of our branch location including information being distributed to third party websites. The Digital Content Specialist is also responsible for digital content marketing creation and program efforts to generate positive engagement via social media and other online media channels while acting on customer engagements on branch location pages. The incumbent supports the efforts of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) & Web Content.

 

Description:   Develop, coordinate and implement a content marketing program and strategy, including collaborating with Arvest stakeholders and vendors to produce relevant content that meets the needs of both key stakeholders and our audience.Measure and report on the success of content marketing efforts.  Develop and cultivate content for social media and other mobile platforms which engage digital audiences while advancing the Arvest brand.  Responsible for the production of sharable video to be published on the web and/or Arvest social media property. May include development and direction of content creation program, approval of content and managing any vendor or contract sources of content.  Monitor social media branch location pages for customer comments and reviews. Respond and/or escalate as appropriate; actions taken must be in compliance with the Arvest Social Media Program.  Assist in the creation of web content for Arvest websites, SEO and social media strategies.  Perform reviews of the website to ensure content accuracy, timeliness and relevance. Respond timely to request from banks and subsidiaries regarding web site additions, changes and improvements.  Contribute to the maintenance of all Arvest-owned web content including requesting that broken links be repaired, dated site clean-up, site updates, etc.Assist SEO/Web Content Manager with maintaining accurate branch address record/data content file to be distributed using software tools. Verify data on our websites, search engines like Google, third party listing sites and applicable social media branch location pages.  Collaborate with Marketing Compliance to ensure the bank meets regulatory requirements on Arvest owned and/or operated web properties.  Coordinate with marketing management and the local banks on projects as required, including status, and tracking; facilitate the completion of web based marketing projects, including coordination of team and maintaining communication with project stakeholders.  Understand and comply with bank policy, laws, regulations, and the bank’s BSA/AML Program, as applicable to your job duties. This includes but is not limited to; complete compliance training and adhere to internal procedures and controls; report any known violations of compliance policy, laws, or regulations and report any suspicious customer and/or account activity.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Journalism, Business, or Communications, related field or equivalent relevant experience.  Two years experience in digital marketing or social media.  One year of experience producing content for the web specifically, as well as channel-specific knowledge (blog, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)  Previous experience building audiences either online or offline.

 

Preferred:  Experience with creating or directing production of web video.  Experience in search engine optimization (SEO.)  Exceptional writing and editing skills.  Project management experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://www.arvest.com/careers/apply&a=n

 

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DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER

Arvest Bank / Lowell

 

Summary:  Under the guidance of the Director of Marketing, the Digital Marketing Manager is responsible for the oversight and management of the Digital Marketing efforts and strategy for Arvest Bank, divisions and subsidiaries. The digital marketing efforts include online sales of products and services, online customer experience, eCommerce, email marketing, social media, digital content, and search engine optimizations strategies. The incumbent manages and delivers quality digital marketing strategies to meet the goals and objectives identified by the Director of Marketing. The Digital Marketing Manager represents digital marketing in the planning of corporate communication, promotional, brand building, sales and customer acquisition and ensuring effective implementation across multiple digital channels. The incumbent leads digital marketing plans from strategy through execution and evaluation of results.  The Digital Marketing Manager partners with multiple cross-functional teams as needed to ensure they have an accurate understanding of the business goals, negotiation of contracts and accountability for delivering agreed upon results.

 

Description:  Determine and manage the Digital Marketing strategy; provide direction and initiate projects as needed to meet business goals. Create, plan and manage annual digital department budget to support strategies, initiatives and departmental needs.  Oversee and manage digital marketing services, ensuring alignment with Arvest Bank marketing strategies and deliveredin an effective and efficient manner. Ownership of key digital communication platforms including but not limited to: email marketing, Arvest branded websites, search engines, content marketing, social platforms and other digital channels.  Manage the usability, design, content and overall performance of Arvest web properties by tracking and analyzing overall performance in usability and sales and directs teams to implement improvements as identified.  Lead project teams to implement digital marketing initiatives including planning workflow, deliverables, timelines, budgets and team assignments. Includes post-execution measurement and evaluation.  Collaborate with Touchpoint Marketing for delivery of effective educational and cross-sell messages at key points of customer contact.  Consult and lead local bank sales and marketing associates and Division Manager(s) in the development and the execution of digital marketing strategies.  Establish strong working relationships with strategic partners, both internal and external, ensure digital marketing initiatives are implemented with open communication and excellence. Manage marketing agreements and strategic partnerships. Lead internal communications of digital marketing initiatives, including partnering with local bank leadership and internal training resources.  Serve as a subject matter expert on Digital Marketing issues and provide advice and direction to internal departments and external vendors, including management of some digital marketing related vendor partners.  Direct the execution of required digital customer notifications or communications. Includes planning production, delivery and documentation as required for success.  Understand and comply with bank policy, laws, regulations, and the bank’s BSA/AML Program, as applicable to your job duties. This includes but is not limited to; complete compliance training and adhere to internal procedures and controls; report any known violations of compliance policy, laws, or regulations and report any suspicious customer and/or account activity.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Digital, Communications, related field of study or equivalent relevant experience.  Seven years of experience in marketing, communications or public relations field. Four years of experience in multiple digital marketing areas including UX, email marketing, websites, digital advertising, search and/or content marketing required.  Three years of management experience.  Exceptional written and verbal skills.

 

Preferred:  Experience with marketing compliance, change management, project management and/or vendor management.  Experience in banking or financial services.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://www.arvest.com/careers/apply&a=n

 

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DIGITAL PROJECT MANAGER

Miles Partnership / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Miles is looking for a Digital Project Manager to join our team.  You will be responsible for providing strategic direction, leading the scheduling and organization of complex web build projects, and servings as a liaison between the client and Miles’ creative staff and management.  This is a full-time position that will be based in our Little Rock, Arkansas, office.  It requires someone who resides in Little Rock with high-level creative thinking, conceptualization, problem-solving, and presentation skills.

Description:  Develop and direct digital projects from the discovery phase to completion, including hours/budget management.  Create sitemaps, wireframes and other IA documents.  Evaluate content management systems and other web apps for use by our customers.  Work with front-end and back-end development teams to implement ideas. Communicate with customers about projects, educate and manage expectations during the process, and partner with them to achieve overall performance goals.

 

Requirements:   Five-plus (5+) years of experience managing cutting-edge interactive, Drupal web-based projects (both front-end and back-end CMS.)  Knowledge of website development and online marketing strategies.  Proficient understanding of web technologies (HTML, JavaScript, Ajax, etc.)   Experience creating project documentation (including proposals, scopes, and project plans.)   Experience working with Google Analytics to establish and track goals.  Possess exceptional leadership skills.  Able to think strategically and work collaboratively with a team.  Demonstrate a healthy balance of creative, editorial, and technical skills.  Able to multitask, perform efficiently and well under tight deadlines.  Able to manage own workflow while coordinating with project teams and management on schedules, requirements, goals, and assignments as needed.  Willing to take direction if and when needed, but also work independently.  Able to respond positively to customer and peer criticism and feedback.  Able to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.  Able to effectively manage relationships, both internally and externally.  Display a dependable, strong work ethic.  Able to work in a fast-paced, professional office environment.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    

http://www.milespartnership.com/join-us/jobs

 

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DIGITAL SALES MANAGER

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  1951

 

Summary:  KHBS/KHOG TV seeks a proven Digital Sales Manager to provide energized leadership for our digital sales initiatives. The ideal candidate possesses a passion for new media and enjoys staying up-to-date with its evolution, understands digital marketing strategy and thrives in a customer-focused team environment.  Required strengths include: the ability to strategically plan, communicate effectively, build and maintain internal and external customer relationships and training.

 

Description:  Prepare and implement individual advertiser account strategy including revenue goals.  Regularly meet with local sales team, including group and individual meetings, to ensure their professional development and success with stated goals.  In partnership with the Local Sales Manager, lead weekly sales meeting; prepare and lead quarterly/annual sales planning meeting.  Consistently evaluate seller performance and provide feedback.  Act as primary negotiator for the station on all digital business; review key sales proposals in advance to ensure client goals are achieved in a manner consistent with station sales guidelines.  Respond to RFP requests; meet client deadlines.  Meet extensively with clients to develop/strengthen business relationships; drive client retention.  Develop/strengthen business relationships with key station vendors.  Support local sellers in sales presentations to multiple points of contact with client/agency personnel.  Develop and generate non-traditional revenue and new sales initiatives.  Manage various expense budgets related to digital initiatives.  Work in partnership with the Local Sales Manager and National Sales Manager to achieve stated and strategic goals.  Provide training to Local and National sellers.  Ensure that all necessary sales presentations are comprehensive and available in advance of the selling window.  Maintain current and accurate revenue forecasts by account.  Review and approve new insertion orders.  Prepare and present various reports.  Follow and meet all HTV Digital Sales Managers standard operating procedures as outlined.  Maintain current knowledge of HTV advertising regulations.  Communicate regularly with the General Sales Manager on all aspects of digital business.  Be agile in responding to dynamic business conditions and station business needs.

 

Requirements:  Have a complete understanding of current digital marketing strategies including synergist values with other media.  Understanding of pricing and inventory management principles.  Ability to dissect an advertising RFP; identify key revenue opportunities, and prepare comprehensive and winning response.  Ability to prospect, meet with, and close business with new station clients.  Possess the skills to manage and supervise others.  Strong formal and interpersonal communication skills.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Proficiency with Wide Orbit, Kantar, and One Domain/WO Media Office a plus.  Valid driver’s license and reliable automobile are required.

 

Preferred:  College degree preferred, or equivalent work experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1100856/Digital-Sales-Manager/

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Boys & Girls Club of Central Arkansas / Conway

 

Summary:  The Director of Development works with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and board to plan and execute resource development strategies and monitor progress toward goals. Supports the CEO in positioning the board to cultivate and solicit major gifts and grants from individuals, corporations, foundations, United Way, government agencies and others, and is responsible for providing leadership and direction to staff in support of resource development and marketing.

 

Description:  Leadership – Provide leadership and direction to the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors in the execution of all development activities required to fund Club operations and deliver programs within the community.  Strategic Planning –  In collaboration with Chief Executive Officer and Board, develop and implement a strategic plan for single and multi-year resource development efforts:  research and analyze agency, corporate, individual and foundation donor base and recommend solicitation strategies; prepare and seek approval for corporate and foundation proposals to support the Club, using current cultivation and solicitation materials; oversee planning of logistics for special events, including obtaining sponsorships and gifts and preparing related printed materials and publications; design and implement direct mail programs; and provide support for various fundraising projects/initiatives assigned by the Chief Executive Officer, such as endowments, major gifts and planned giving. Ensure evaluation of development activities and identify opportunities to improve results.  Board Development – Identify, recruit and train board members to participate in solicitation and other resource development activities. Encourage and support board committees responsible for planning and implementing development activities.  Partnership Development – Develop strategic alliances with community leaders and local officials. Develop collaborative partnerships with other youth serving organizations, members, parents, families, funders and community organizations.  Marketing & Public Relations – Increase visibility of Club development activities and maintain the public trust.  Ensure design and development of public relations documents for use in the promotion of fund raising, and education of the public, including press releases. Ensure the development and distribution of marketing documents.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resumes to:
Cindy Doramus, CEO

cdoramus@arclubs.org

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Southern Region – Arkansas & Tennessee

Ducks Unlimited / Memphis, TN

Closing:  February 20

 

Summary:  Ducks Unlimited, Inc., the continent’s leader in waterfowl and wetlands conservation, seeks a Director of Development.  The successful candidate will be a self-starter who has the ability to work independently as well as part of a team and is driven to succeed. Familiarity with planned giving, experience with comprehensive campaigns, relationships in and a working knowledge of the region’s philanthropic community, and an interest in outdoor conservation activities are also desired.  The selected candidate should have the desire and ability to travel extensively within the region and will be expected to reside in a mutually agreed upon city in the region.

 

Description:  Identify, qualify, cultivate and solicit major and planned gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations that are part of an identified prospect portfolio to support the conservation mission of Ducks Unlimited and ensure the success of the $2.0 billion Rescue Our Wetlands campaign.  Coordinate with conservation and development colleagues to develop proposals and secure funding for Ducks Unlimited’s priorities as defined in the Strategic Plan, to include support for operations, conservation in key landscapes and educational programs.   Partner with the event staff to raise awareness of DU’s major gift program to increase major gift revenue in the region.  Collaborate with other fundraising staff to assist in achieving all annual fundraising team goals.  Work with the volunteer leadership to motivate and guide all volunteers to assist with major gift fundraising.  Serve as the staff liaison to the State Campaign Committee in assigned states.  Achieve goals established in Annual Work Plan.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Excellent interpersonal, relationship and team building skills.  Strong oral and written communication skills.  Commitment to and experience with prospect moves management.  Ability to provide leadership and guidance to other fundraising professionals and volunteers.  Computer literacy with a proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and database management programs.

 

Preferred:  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of four years fundraising or related experience with an emphasis on personal major gift solicitation and a strong conservation ethic.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit a cover letter indicating why you are interested in the position and a resume highlighting your qualifications to:

 

Hayley Heard, Executive Assistant

hheard@ducks.org

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & EXTERNAL RELATIONS

Development Office

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

Position Number:  R97579

Closing:  March 10

 

Summary:  The Director of Development and External Relations (DOD/ER) will work with the College of Education and Health Professions and report to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development. This position serves as a valued member of the university fundraising team with specific responsibility for the identification, engagement, solicitation, and stewardship of existing and prospective College of Education and Health Professions donors with an annual expectation of personal visits and gift productivity. Additionally, the DOD/ER will manage all corporate interactions benefiting students.

 

Description:  Manage a major gift portfolio of existing donors, meeting regularly to assess giving ability, cultivate relationships, solicit gifts meeting college priorities, and provide meaningful stewardship.  Identify prospective donors through research, networking, referrals, and other means appropriate.  Prepare proposals, presentation, and resulting gift agreements.  Document meaningful contacts and goal statements in the donor management system.  Provide leadership and staffing to all college departmental Advisory Councils.  Provide leadership to an alumni constituent chapter.  Work with the college dean, associate vice chancellor for alumni and development and vice chancellor for advancement to determine appropriate fundraising priorities for the college.  Develop and manage corporate interactions providing College of Education and Health Professions students with employment opportunities.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and one to three (1-3) years fundraising/development experience.

 

Preferred:  Three or more (3+) years fundraising/development experience.  Experience with Advance or similar donor management software.  Understanding of large complex, decentralized public higher education institutions.  Work with high self-imposed standards and discipline.  Familiarity of local, state, and regional business and philanthropic leadership.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5863

 

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DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Arkansas Tech University / Russellville

Closing:  March 20

 

Summary:  The Director of Human Resources reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance, and serves in the leadership capacity as the University’s chief personnel officer.  The position functions as a primary advisor, facilitator, and counselor to all campus leadership regarding attracting, retaining, and motivating the institutions workforce while ensuring compliance with all state and federal employment regulations.

 

Description:  Lead and motivate the Human Resource staff to fulfill their strategic objectives.  Strong ability to communicate, collaborate, and advocate to develop and administer the goals and objectives of the university regarding human resources.  Advise the Vice President and others on policy matters and compliance with State and Federal employment regulations and emerging employment laws.  Proactively develop evaluation programs, professional development and training programs.  Administer, lead, organize, and coordinate all aspects of employee benefit programs to retain and recruit well qualified faculty and staff.  Oversee and streamline all aspects of the hiring processes including employee communications and trainings.  Provide expertise in implementing compensation strategies, classification systems, and evaluations for the entire workforce.  Provide trusted guidance regarding employee relations to supervisors, faculty, and staff.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.  At least six years of progressive management and administrative experience in human resources.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in H.R. business or related field from an accredited institution.  Demonstrated successful experience in HR leadership role, preferably in Higher Education.  Active participation in human resource organizations at the regional level.  Professional certification: PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SCP Certification.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=173

 

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DIRECTOR OF PHILANTHROPY

Nature Conservancy / Little Rock

Job ID:  45212

 

Summary:  The Director of Philanthropy is responsible for directing all aspects of the Arkansas philanthropy program, including major gifts, planned giving, annual giving, research, and special multi-year fundraising campaigns, to attract significant financial resources to support conservation goals in Arkansas and around the world.  The Director of Philanthropy (DOP) works with a six-person philanthropy team to provide oversight, planning and establishing fundraising goals for Arkansas team members while ensuring accountability within the program.  S/he motivates and coordinates the fundraising efforts of other Arkansas staff and volunteers, including donor cultivation and solicitation.  The DOP is responsible for working with a select group of supporters and leveraging constructive and effective relationships with a wide range of people, including senior management, donors, volunteers, public and private sector colleagues, and partners including financial/legal advisors.  S/he focuses on long-range strategic priorities, advances the Conservancy’s goals, and communicates a broad vision to others.

 

Description:  Coordinate and administer fundraising activities, including strategic planning, management and evaluation of programs and budgets.  Directly identify, cultivate and solicit annual gifts and major operating and capital gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations.  Work with the State Director, Board of Trustees, other volunteers, and staff to accomplish fundraising goals.  Develop, maintain and enhance the fundraising capabilities of staff, trustees, and volunteers through training and administrative support.  Ensure institutional memory is preserved and current organization-wide standard operating procedures are followed for major-donor tracking, record keeping, acknowledgement systems and reporting.  Develop and execute Field Office capital campaigns and coordinate participation in global campaigns.  Supervise major donor events in conjunction with staff, board members and volunteers.  Supervise drafting, routing, final packaging and recording of letters, funding proposals and payment invoices.  Oversee the development and coordination of volunteer advisory groups as appropriate.  Make written and oral presentations to groups and individuals as needed.  Other duties as assigned by the State Director.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and seven years related experience.  Experience asking for and closing major gifts. Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with fundraising constituents such as major donors, foundations and corporations.  Experience in planning and delivering budgetary responsibilities.  Experience managing and supervising a multidisciplinary team.  Experience, coursework, or other training in principles, practices, and procedures of charitable giving, particularly in the areas of capital campaigns, major gifts and planned giving.  Valid Driver’s License.

 

Preferred:  Effective training skills.  Effectively communicates via presentations, conversations, and documents.  Experience in managing a geographically dispersed team.  Expert knowledge of current and evolving trends in major gifts giving and solicitation.  Knowledge of advanced gift planning concepts.  Proficiency in synthesizing materials from multiple sources into a coherent and accurate summary.  Understanding of best practices in non-profit management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers.nature.org/psp/tnccareers/APPLICANT/APPL/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1

 

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DIRECTOR OF SALES

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11  is looking for an outstanding Director of Sales to lead our team.  This position will manage a large staff of sales professionals while providing the strategy and vision to drive the sales team to success.   If you can answer yes to these questions, this job might be right for you: I would like to be a part of re-shaping the way a media company operates?  I am equally passionate about developing the members of my team as I am about over-achieving the budget?  It excites me to think I would have the best set of digital tools in the business?  I am seen as a leader and innovator?  I like the intensity of a fast-moving environment?

 

Description:  Manage all THV11 sales efforts on-air, online and across multiple digital platforms.  Develop and manage annual revenue plan that achieves goals and grows market share.  Maintain close inventory control to maximize all opportunities.  Identify, monitor and forecast sales activity while developing rate cards that anticipate market activity yet maintain rate integrity.  Work closely with the News and Marketing Departments to develop and maximize the full potential of station projects.  Recognize the changing media landscape and adjust strategy quickly.  Coach and assist in regular training of entire sales team focusing on new products and new techniques.  Develop strong relationships with local advertisers.  Create and execute a strategic and tactical plan for the sales team.  Create/develop opportunities for sales team to grow, i.e. ongoing training and development of sales skills, techniques.  Accurate forecasting of sales revenue.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or related field.  Minimum of 10 years of media sales experience.  Minimum of 3-5 years of sales management experience.  Knowledge of all facets of digital sales and marketing.  Proven sales leader with record of sales achievement  Ability to think and lead strategically.  Proven thought leader and problem solver.  Effective driver of integrated revenue and strategy.  Ability to prioritize critical functions to ensure individual and team success.  Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Nielsen, Wide Orbit, and Sharebuilder experience desirable.  Advanced CRM system experience; Salesforce.com experience desirable.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Director-of-Sales/J3F2WK60ZM53WBT3M34/

 

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DIRECTOR / WORKMATTERS INSTITUTE

Workmatters / Rogers

 

Summary:  Workmatters believes that investing in the next generation of leaders is crucial to our mission. The Director of the Workmatters Institute (WMI) is directly responsible for all aspects of executing the local Spring and Fall WMI programs. Each WMI is a 16-week intensive faith and leadership development program for 16 high-potential young professional leaders (ages 25-35.)

 

Description:   Workmatters Institute Fall & Spring Program Leadership (60%)  –  The core part of this role will be to direct each semester of the Workmatters Institute, including:  Recruitment: define the goals of each class mix and work through various channels (1:1, digital marketing, etc.) to select 16 high-quality young professionals for each Spring and Fall WMI class.  Program planning: plan each 16-week WMI experience to meet program objectives: planning all dates and events, recruiting and preparing Executive speakers and mentors, finalizing and preparing curriculum.  Operations: effectively manage logistics of executing all aspects of WMI with excellence: events, financial processes, etc.  Program execution and facilitation: facilitating all aspects of the WMI experience: on an individual participant level, front-of-room content facilitation and teaching, speaker and mentor prep and follow-up, etc.  Evaluation: ensuring program excellence and effectiveness by developing and executing informal participant 1:1 meetings throughout WMI and formal feedback mechanisms post-WMI.  Other Workmatters Responsibilities (40%)  –   Workmatters is a highly collaborative team. This role will enable us to be in a position to pursue strategic ministry initiatives by leveraging the skills and talents of the person, which could include:  Vision and product development: work with Director of Operations to develop new products or programs that further scale the impact of WMI or other ministries locally and globally.  Content and communications: work with Director of Operations and content team to concept, research, create and curate content and strategic communications (e.g., Impact Report.)  Alumni program: help develop and execute an alumni program for WMI.  Support all Workmatters Team responsibilities: including staff meetings, office cleaning, etc.

 

Requirements:  Strong alignment with Workmatters’ mission and core values: integrity, relationships, excellence, relevant, passion.  Genuine interest and passion for helping young leaders grow in their faith and leadership.  Strong relationship manager and communicator, with presence and effectiveness in both “front of room” and 1:1 settings with a range of leaders, from early 20’s employees to CEO’s.  Effective teacher, with genuine interest and base skillset for facilitating the learning and growing experience of others.  Learner, with strong faith-and-work base of knowledge and genuine interest in helping advance self and others’ thinking and application of faith-and-work.  High operational acumen and can execute details with respect to overall program goals and strategies with excellence.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Must be able to attend early morning or evening events, as needed.

 

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

 

Ben Kirksey, Director of Operations

bkirksey@workmatters.org

 

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EDITOR

Chicot County Spectator / Lake Village

 

Summary:  The Chicot County Spectator, a county seat community weekly in Lake Village, seeks a well-rounded newspaper person to write and edit local news, design pages, and represent the newspaper in its community.  Advertising experience would be helpful.  Lake Village is located on Lake Chicot, an 18-mile long oxbow lake famous for bass and crappie  shing, boating, and camping. Good benefits, good quality of life and opportunity for career advancement.

 

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

 

Barney White, Publisher

bwhite@ashleynewsobserver.com

 

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EVENTS COORDINATOR

AG Giving Channels

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Donor Relations Special Events Coordinator designs, plans and implements a variety of special events designed to raise the philanthropic profile for Arkansas Children’s, Inc. and its sister brands (Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Arkansas Children’s Northwest, Arkansas Children’s Research Institute, Arkansas Children’s Foundation). Events include but are not limited to: gift announcements, building dedication events, investitures, annual stewardship events, lectureships, and staff and board development. Candidate must have demonstrated success stewarding donors; must be an exceptional listener, writer and editor; must have superlative attention to detail; must be comfortable managing multiple priorities and deadlines; and thrive in a creative, collaborative environment. Candidate must have own transportation and be willing to travel routinely throughout the state, including nights and weekends.

 

Description:  Events  –  Plan, execute and strategically evaluate donor and stakeholder events.  Works with Foundation leadership to develop event concepts and define clear objectives and success metrics.  Works with Foundation staff to develop appropriate strategies to increase participation, which includes event dates, invitation mailings and necessary event preparation schedules.  Coordinates production of appropriate invitations and other collateral materials for all phases of the event program, including but not limited to: sponsorship materials, flyers, brochures, signage, etc.  Manages all logistical arrangements for events, including catering, rentals, reservations, set-up, clean up and on-site problem resolution.

Manages event follow-up and stewardship.  Prepares progress reports as necessary.  Creates and monitors budgets and expenses.  Strategically administers event guest lists, registration processes and data capture.  Coordinates and supervises event staff and volunteers.  Collaborates with other departments to share resources, integrate messaging, and to maximize exposure and benefits to the institution and stakeholders.  Keeps current with trends in donor recognition and event production by participating in conferences, workshops and/or other training opportunities.  Communications & Marketing  –  Manage event communication strategies and execution.  Works collaboratively with Communications to develop and execute event communication strategies, targets and measurements.  Coordinates script and talking point development with Communications.  Creates run of show schedule and strategy and production schedules.  Liaises with Foundation and hospital Communications for media events, requests, announcements and releases.  Stewardship  –  Cultivate stewardship opportunities related to events.  Works closely with Development staff, providing input on stewardship strategies to ensure seamless integration between recognition events and stewardship activities.  Supports event requirements for donor giving societies and volunteer groups.  Contributes to the development, maintenance, implementation and annual review of the stewardship strategic plan which guides stewardship activities and aligns with donor commitments, donor objectives and budget realities.  Complete Projects & Other Duties as Assigned  –  Coordinates, plans and evaluates special projects as assigned. Pursues knowledge of hospital operations and fundraising best practices.  Understands and promotes approved funding opportunities and priorities.  Demonstrates good customer relations skills in dealing with donors, volunteers and patients/families.  Manages budget for assigned cost center.  In compliance with ACH’s Fleet Management Policy, drives an ACH owned, leased or personal vehicles frequently in the performance of essential job functions.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Non-Profit Management, Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Recruitment;  OR, four years related experience and/or training; OR, equivalent combination of education and experience.  Three years development experience.

 

Preferred:  Five years development experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3031650

 

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EVENTS MANAGER

Workmatters / Rogers

 

Summary:  The Events Manager is responsible for helping people discover God’s purpose for their work through live events. In the current events strategy there are two major half-day to full-day events, Leadercast and Workmatters Forum, as well as smaller, more intimate quarterly Gatherings.  Workmatters believes that high-quality, high-impact events are crucial in the mission of helping people discover God’s purpose for their work. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented with an ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, motivated by a combination of behind-the-scenes work and in-person meetings, be a savvy and proactive problem solver, exhibit strong leadership, and demonstrate a deep commitment to Workmatters’ mission and core values in their work.

 

Description:   Events Operations Management (70%)  –  Plan and execute all Workmatters events: Workmatters Forum, Leadercast, quarterly Gatherings.  Recruit and train volunteers – engage a team and motivate them to execute effectively.  Manage and develop relationships with vendors.  Work with Marketing Manager to plan and execute online engagement and event marketing efforts (social media, email communications, event promotion, video development, etc.)  Work with Development Director to ensure financial viability and sustainability of events.  Content Development & Strategy (20%)  –  Cultivate thought leadership in faith and work events through research and continuous learning; lead with creative and innovative thinking to plan new event ideas and concepts.  Aid in content and program development as it relates to events: event theme, agenda, and content; post-event content.  Work with Marketing Manager to plan and execute innovative ways of engaging people digitally (social media, utilizing content generated from live events, etc.)  Workmatters Team Responsibilities (10%)  –  Flex to help with other ministry areas from time to time, as needed.  Support all Workmatters Team responsibilities, including staff meetings, office cleaning, etc.

 

Requirements:  You desire for your work to be much more than a day-to-day routine.  You have experience in events and understand the work it takes to make them look incredible.  You keep up to date on many of the new trends within areas you are passionate about.  You align with Workmatters’ core values: integrity, relationships, excellence, relevance, passion.  You get along with and enjoy building relationships with many different types of people.   You are an excellent written and oral communicator, with high attention to detail.  You keep your cool in a fast-paced environment and can handle multiple detailed projects with a high degree of accuracy.   You enjoy a variety of projects within different areas of an organization – budget management, digital marketing, creative and strategic thinking.  You’re willing to work some before and after work events, as needed.

 

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

 

Ben Kirksey, Director of Operations

bkirksey@workmatters.org

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

Req. ID:  1546

 

Summary:  Represent Goodwill in coordinating communications in a manner that reflects the mission and core values. Assist in coordination of the Executive Office’s responsibilities to the employees and general public.  Prioritize and handle a complex confidential workload of correspondence, information, phone calls, and mail.  Ensure a high level of confidentiality and professionalism that reflects use of discretion and trustworthiness.  Uphold a positive work environment that follows Goodwill’s Amazing Customer Experience (ACE) culture, Values, and Mission in all tasks and interactions with co-workers, clients, customers and management.

 

Description:  Coordinate and maintain the daily appointment calendar for Executives and keep them informed of scheduled meetings. Prepare materials, including presentations, for meetings both internal and external, and provide information for professional follow-up.  Proactively initiate and draft internal and external correspondence.  Perform various tasks as assigned including, but not limited to, processing mail daily, log all incoming money, log monthly bank statements, check deposits and cash.  Work on special projects for the Executive Team as assigned.  Perform various administrative functions including but not limited to: grant writing, awards applications, travel for senior level personnel.  Perform research as assigned to support Executive’s decision-making and planning.  Prepare recommendations and present to appropriate members.  Support special events by organizing programs, events, meetings, or conferences by arranging facilities and caterers, issuing information or invitations, coordinating presenters and controlling event budget.  Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.  Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=GoodwillAR#

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT / MEDICAL STAFF CREDENTIALING COORDINATOR

The Bridgeway / North Little Rock

Job Code:  220728

 

Summary:  While the position is a direct extension of the office of the CEO, this position is much more than a secretary as it requires a skill set of organization to aid in the functioning of a large hospital setting. We are looking for an energetic, self-directed, team player who will assist and report directly to the Chief Executive Officer.  Using discretion and independent judgement to perform general clerical duties of the CEO, interfacing with our parent company, maintaining medical staff credentialing files and assures good communication throughout the entire hospital and among all of the hospital departments.  The ideal candidate will be a talented individual who can multi-task, change direction when needed, manage a small staff of receptionists, and maintain consistent and strong customer service skills at all times.

 

Requirements:   High school diploma, college degree preferred.  Minimum four (4) years experience working at an administrative/executive level; previous hospital/medical experience preferred. Proficient in MS Office applications, ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, detail oriented, highly organized and able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.  Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    http://www.thebridgeway.com/employment/

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / PHILANTHROPY

Mercy / Fort Smith

Req. ID:  2017-738534

 

Summary:  In coordination and collaboration of Mercys Community Master Plan and under the direction of the Ministry Vice President of Philanthropy and hospital president, the executive director philanthropy is responsible for generating a comprehensive philanthropy program and infusing a culture of philanthropy throughout the hospital. Such elements include donor acquisition, annual giving programs, special events, major gifts/capital campaigns, planned giving as well as portfolio prospects. This position is also responsible for overseeing staff as appropriate. This position performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

 

Requirements:   Minimum of BS or BA degree; Masters degree and/or CFRE preferred. Minimum of 10 years in institutional fundraising with experience in management, major gift solicitation, capital campaigns and board relationships.  Personal major gift solicitation experience.  Experience in healthcare philanthropy is highly desirable.  Management experience in meeting goals.   Proficient in Microsoft applications and at least knowledgeable if not proficient in Raisers Edge.  Proven ability to think strategically as well as develop and adhere to a Moves Management plan.  Excellent writing and organization skills.  Highly effective at personal communication with strong emphasis on interpersonal relationship skills.  Demonstrated creativity and can do attitude.  Ability to work well with a wide variety of people.  Proficiency in developing and adhering to schedules and timelines.  Personal integrity and confidence in exhibiting leadership skills when needed.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-mercy.icims.com/jobs/738534/exec-director-philanthropy/job

 

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FACULTY SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Pediatric Cardiology – College of Medicine

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Little Rock

Position Number:  50011975
Closing:  February 22

 

Summary:   Faculty Support Specialist serves as an acting liaison between Pediatric Cardiology Section and DOP, Office of Administration for the purpose of effective faculty recruitment. Responsibilities include creating well-organized, informative and pleasant site visits for Pediatric Cardiology faculty candidates and their spouses. Additional responsibilities include creating and managing Cardiology faculty portfolios (i.e., Electronic Green Books) and faculty FACFACTS Database, organizing and assisting with the research and preparation of faculty promotion and tenure packets. Typing, copying and distribution of faculty development reports and annual data reports. Tracking section physicians’ licenses and certifications as well as preparing applications for licenses, certifications and credentialing. Organizing and preparing special projects such as a cardiology newsletter to referring physicians, meeting brochures and CME’s for cardiology conferences.

 

Description:  Responsibilities include general administrative support of Section Chief and other assigned faculty and nursing staff include maintaining physician calendars, tracking and reporting monthly on physician/APRN e-fund spending, initiating travel arrangements and closing out travel expenditures, attending to memberships and assisting with correspondence and conference calls. Assists with cardiac outpatient clinical patient workups and is responsible for coordination of Echo slot(s) in conjunction with clinic appointment as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree plus three years administraive or project management experience; OR, high school plus seven years administrative or project management experience required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

 

Preferred:  Three years of medical office experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60032615

 

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FUNDRAISING ASSISTANT

ACH Foundation – Annual Gifts

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Provide fund raising and administrative assistance for assigned fundraising staff. Assist with select fund raising projects and assigned administrative tasks.

 

Description:  1.  Provide word processing, typing, graphics, spreadsheets, filing, routing, mailing and other general fund raising administration to assigned fundraising staff and other department staff as required.  –  Prepare documents responding to specific time demands as necessary. Demonstrate application of business English and business form. Use spell check in preparing and editing documents. Demonstrate accuracy in typing and spelling 99%of the time. Make necessary copies of documents prior to distribution and files documents as requested.  Prepare all correspondence and fundraising materials for mailing or shipping; secure postage and delivers to pickup points.  Take and transcribe minutes of meetings.  Handle bulk mailings in accordance with Post Office regulations.  Assist in coordinating meetings.  2.  Manage the off-site warehouse storage facility for Foundation.  –  Establish and maintain system to keep accurate inventory.  Maintain adequate stock by taking inventory as necessary, researching costs and quality factors and submitting requisition forms within an appropriate timeframe.  Distribute promotional supplies, communications materials and fundraising supplies to individuals and volunteer groups as requested by them or by supervisors.  Assure the warehouse is neat and orderly and meets JCAHO requirements.  3.  Assist assigned staff in fundraising campaigns.  –  Prepare materials for the recruitment calls, training meetings and events.  Follow up on billing process for the campaigns.  Keep accurate statistics on each campaign.  Coordinate incoming calls for proposed fundraising activities, sending fundraiser kits as necessary and monitoring response or referring the project to appropriate staff.  4.  Provide off-site support to constituent groups as requested.  –  Attend periodic events representing ACH. Provide organizational support for those events, such as gathering and delivering supplies, accepting donations in accordance with policy, and following up with volunteer leaders.  5.  Work with Donor Services to obtain downloads and reports as requested.  –  Provide support to Donor Services.  Work with Donor Services to obtain downloads and reports as requested. Provide support to Donor Services.  In compliance with ACH’s Fleet Management Policy, drives an ACH owned, leased, or personal vehicles frequently in the performance of essential job functions.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required;  college course study preferred.  Two years administrative or clerical experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3031664

 

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FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN MANAGER (part-time)

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Work from home position based in Little Rock, AR and reporting to the St. Louis, MO chapter.  Responsible for managing and implementing one (1) large or multiple large fundraising campaign(s) or core event(s) to achieve and exceed revenue goals for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in support of LLS’ mission, within the region and/or chapter’s chartered area.

 

Description:  Implement organizational best practices with regard to recruiting and managing high level volunteers, revenue generation activities, expense and fiscal controls and marketing/promotions and logistics resulting in chapter revenue growth and achievement of revenue goals.  Oversee all aspects of large fundraising campaign(s) to include the Light The Night Walk, or other fundraising campaigns as assigned.  Provide input into the development of a strategic plan for the fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising goals, budget recommendations, vendors, volunteer goals, timelines.  Evaluate the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, event satisfaction, overall success of the campaign and suggest improvements.  Ensure revenue goals are attained by partnering with chapter leadership to identify, recruit, manage and steward volunteer committees and fundraising campaign participants.  Act as an on-site manager during the campaign fundraising event, overseeing activities, staff, vendors, and volunteers to ensure satisfaction of participants, and resolutions of problems.  Develop positive volunteer interactions through recruitment, mentoring, and providing comprehensive support for volunteer leadership and participants to develop and achieve personal fundraising plans, while focusing on the mission of LLS.  Manage and act as a resource to Campaign Specialists and Campaign Assistants relating to their fundraising campaigns and efforts, as well as provide input for hiring, promotion, performance, termination of those supervised.  Supervise and train campaign staff in campaign best practices with an emphasis on volunteer development and fundraising.  Identify, cultivate and lead campaign volunteers/donors/teams/participants by developing and implementing campaign appropriate strategies and relationship cultivation activities for successful recruitment, acknowledgement and retention of volunteers/donors/teams/participants.  Identify and network with corporations, community groups, schools, and key donors to engage their support of LLS fundraising campaign(s.)  Connect with vendors to secure the best rate or donation of services needed for the campaign(s.)  Develop/modify marketing materials (brochures, recruitment, promotional flyers, pledge forms) to promote the fundraising campaign.  Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS’s mission and programs to promote the Society’s fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Two to four (2-4) years fundraising, communications, sales, marketing, event planning experience.  Previous experience as a Campaign Specialist.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers.lls.org/jobsearch/job-details/parttimefundraisingcampaignmanagerlittlerockar/2399/1/

 

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GRANT ADMINISTRATOR

City of Conway / Conway

 

Summary:  The City of Conway is accepting resumes for a Grant Administrator responsible for the coordination of grant researching and writing; administering grants and outside funding to ensure City grants are properly administered, recorded, spent, documented and reported. This position will administer federal, state or other grantor agency programs in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), City ordinances, policies and procedures. The Grant Administrator reports directly to the Mayor.

 

Description:  Research and identify potential sources of funding; prepare written reports outlining grant opportunities; communicate to Mayor and department directors specific grant opportunities.  Write grant applications for submission in accordance with grant requirements to the funding source.  Independently manage multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities, deadlines.  Conduct training to instruct grant recipients as to grant objectives, requirements, performance regulations and other grant related information.  Administer and develop select programs that serve to supplement local annual budget allocations through grant revenues.  Serve as the liaison between the City and grant providers; seek out and develop contacts with key individuals and appear before funding agencies to present information required for consideration of requested grants.  Establish and ensure maintenance of grant filing and information system to monitor grants throughout the grant life, provide responses to information requests, ensure reconciliation between the City’s financial records and grantor records, and meet all grant requirements.  Conduct periodic and regular reviews of grant files for compliance with grant requirements, assist with internal and external audits.

 

Requirements:  Broad knowledge of such fields as public administration, business administration, marketing, accounting, finance, etc. Equivalent to a four (4) year college degree, plus four (4) years related experience and/or training, and three (3) years related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.cityofconway.org/employment/jobs/detail/grant-administrator

 

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GRANTS MANAGER

Samaritan Community Center / Springdale

 

Summary:  Samaritan Community Center has an opening for a full-time Grants Manager. This position will be responsible for grants research, writing grants, monitoring grant compliance, and grant reporting and follow-up. Applicants must have a background in grant writing and research.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Email resume, sample of grant writing skills and at least three references to:

 

Debbie Rambo, Executive Director

drambo@samcc.org

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

IMAGES / Little Rock

 

Summary:  IMAGES, a locally-owned print and copy business, is looking to fill the position of graphic designer. Aside from having artistic talent, the ideal candidate is organized, detail-oriented, skilled in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, and very familiar with the rules of spelling and grammar. Skill with the various Microsoft Office software is also helpful.  The position also requires customer service and production tasks that may be unrelated to graphic design. Therefore, good communication and time-management skills and basic math skills are also important. Prior experience in the quick-printing industry is an advantage, but not a necessity.  Salary offered will be based on the applicant’s qualifications. A link to an online portfolio is highly suggested.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/job/graphic-designer-c8c77a7129647955

 

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INTERN

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:   THV 11 is looking for driven college students to learn about the fast-paced world of broadcast journalism and work hands on with industry professionals through our paid internship program. We are currently looking to fill positions for 2017.   Throughout the program students will learn skills to assist them in getting their first job in media.  Depending on your focus, assignments would include working side by side with experienced journalists in storytelling, newscast producing, videography, digital and social media.

 

Requirements:  Our program requires interns to receive college credit and provide proof of enrollment in that course.  We prefer students have a minimum 3.0 GPA in their major course of study.  Depending on the number of hours required by your school, and your focus, we will create a weekly schedule to allow you to learn all aspects of what it’s like to work in a newsroom.

 

To Apply, or for more information: All internship candidates must complete an online application, cover letter and resume.

 

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Intern/J3G4GM6JM1TWPQ121LM/

 

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LOCAL SALES MANAGER

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2017-6395

 

Summary:  KAIT is seeking a Multi-Media Local Sales Manager to lead and motivate the sales team.  The successful candidate will be one who is team oriented with excellent communication skills with the ability to manage all aspects of local television/digital sales and acheive station budgets.  A proven track record in generating revenues (incremental and New) recruiting and developing an aggressive client focused sales force, forecasting and inventory management is critical.  Candidate must be organized, have exceptional time management skills, a minimum of three years of television advertising sales, and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools.  Knowledge of Matrix, Wide Orbit, and other broadcast software tools is a plus. Qualified applicants please apply online and upload your cover letter and resume. Candidate must pass drug screen and possess clean driving record. No phone calls please.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6395/local-sales-manager/job

 

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MANAGER / MARKETING

Windstream Communications / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Channel Support Manager is responsible for executing the Consumer and Small Business Marketing and Go-to-Market strategy through placement of distribution, incentives, and operational support of the sales organization.  This position will work with the Marketing team to ensure alignment of message and delivery of strategy.

 

Description:  Manage and develop Analysts within the Channel Support Team.  Responsible for supporting and coordinating efforts with our direct and indirect channels with a stronger emphasis on partners, vendors and indirect channels.  Sales Channel Communication.  Be the Channel voice and serve as an internal and external spokesperson for new product/promotions, channel training, presentations and events.  Participating in leadership and mentoring programs to elevate our teams and your own leadership skills.

 

Requirements:  College degree and five to seven (5-7) years professional level experience with two to three (2-3) years supervisory experience; or 9+ years professional level related experience with two to three (2-3) years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/manager-marketing/J3F0W26224FNYJ4SJW6

 

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MARKETING COORDINATOR

Centennial Bank / Conway

Req. Number:  17-0120

 

Summary:  This individual will coordinate corporate events, manage promotional items for the regions as well as other marketing related projects.

 

Description:  Completes required BSA/AML training and other compliance training as assigned; this duty is performed annually.  Schedule and coordinate corporate events, with a given budget; this duty is performed daily, about 25% of the time.  Order all corporate promotional items; this duty is performed daily, about 50% of the time.  Other marketing related projects; this duty is performed weekly, about 20% of the time.  Schedule and coordinate Centennial Bank character costumes; this duty is performed weekly, about 5% of the time.  Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  Broad knowledge of such fields as accounting, marketing, business administration, finance, etc. Equivalent to a four year college degree, plus 2 years related experience and/or training, and 12 to 18 months related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Preferred:  Social Media knowledge preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://rew22.ultipro.com/CEN1011/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*6F92CC0014C8E9ED

 

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MARKETING DIRECTOR

Outlets of Little Rock

New England Development / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Develop and drive all marketing efforts in the property resulting in increased traffic, sales and income.

 

Description:  Develop an annual marketing strategy consistent with annual budget.  Execute marketing programs that drive traffic and sales.  Operate within local budget guidelines.  Develop sponsorship and event opportunities to increase income.  Work in conjunction with advertising agency to develop creative campaigns for all marketing programs, collateral pieces, advertising, email campaigns and website.  Nurture and develop ongoing retail partnerships with tenants.  Initiate and manage community relations and local PR with newspapers, radio and television stations in conjunction with designated PR agency.  Strategize and capitalize on target markets specific to the property (i.e. office, college.)  Develop and maintain tourism program including relationship building (i.e. area hotels, group tour operators, area attractions), tourism advertising, traveling to conferences, etc.  Maintain website and social media programs.  Develop signature programs geared to target markets which are highly visible and which generate large traffic and sales increases.  Manager on Duty – Supervise all property functions on assigned dates and holiday periods. This position requires flexibility in working hours.  Oversee the marketing functions of Specialty Leasing/Marketing Manager and his/her related responsibilities.  Supervise internship program and delegating responsibilities.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with concentration in marketing, communications or business. Eight or more (8+) years experience in marketing, advertising, sales, sponsorship, event management and budgeting.  Knowledge of retail management, marketing, advertising and media.  Tourism and event planning experience.  Shopping center experience preferred but not required. Proficient in computer usage, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint. Basic graphic design skills and knowledge of design programs, such as, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/jobs/detail/8101/marketing-director

 

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MARKETING DIRECTOR

Saline Memorial Hospital / Benton

 

Description:  Design, implement and facilitate annual marketing plan for the SMH.  Supports and facilitates development and implementation of SMH business/marketing plans.  Assist with organizing and implementing client relations including:  client satisfaction surveys; client development activities; client skills training; and special events.  Participates with SMH Administration, Foundation and Hospital board in strategic planning.  Manages and supervises employees in the Marketing and Volunteer Departments.  Makes staffing and hiring decisions within those departments.  Oversee corporate community relations activities including:  external communications and systems; internal communications and systems; public relations efforts; and external vendors and consultants.   Develop and administer marketing database, which includes client and prospect information, mailing list applications, access to financial reports, etc.  Plan, prepare, and administer the hospitals marketing budget; Employee will operate within the approved annual budget.   Develops and coordinates communications programs designed to inform target markets of services provided by SMH.  Prepares all necessary community relations reports.  Assist Hospital and Administrator in collaboration and coordination efforts with other hospitals and/or community providers of health and those served.  Develop and promotes educational and public service information programs sponsored by the hospital (workshops, lectures, talk shows, etc.)

 

Requirements:  Five (5) years experience in marketing required.  Communicates and cooperates with internal and external publics.  Self motivated and disciplined.  Communicates effectively orally and in writing.  Familiar with use of computers.  Maintains professional personal appearance.  Is creative and able to use imagination to solve problems and meet job demands.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/salmh/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=101435

 

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MARKETING MANAGER

Arvest Bank / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Marketing Manager provides leadership for advertising, public relations, marketing promotions, and associate sales motivation activities. The incumbent develops and executes marketing campaigns for local banks, including community banks and lines of business. The incumbent also supports various lines of business with all types of media including in-branch material and various forms of external advertising.

 

Description:  Manage, implement and supervise all local bank media and non-media advertising, publicity and public relations to assure that maximum advertising exposure is gained by the local bank within budgeted expenditures. Leverage direct mail, mass media, public relations events, media releases, digital campaigns, trade shows and expos.  Prepare annual marketing budget for Sales Manager approval. Review the accuracy of marketing general ledgers to manage marketing expenditures within annual marketing budget.  Manage the advertising process by coordinating with Centralized Advertising, Digital & Electronic Marketing and public relations/advertising firms. Maintain graphics standards for the local bank.  Coordinate media purchases to support marketing plans.   Develop and produce news releases, which may be in conjunction with PR firms.  Handle all charitable contributions made through the local bank and the Walton Family Foundation.  Prepare and maintain thorough tracking and reporting for CRA donations, including all required documentation and/or information.  Apply sound compliance practices to ensure all compliance requirements are achieved for all marketing materials produced locally or through Centralized Advertising, Digital and Electronic Marketing.  Evaluate the local bank’s relevant market area and position; recommend to local bank management the best course of action for capturing available profitable business for each community served by the local bank. Develop and execute marketing plans at the local bank and community bank levels.  Assist in the execution of short and long-range product sales and service campaigns to maintain continued market penetration of loans, deposits, accounts, and other targeted end results.  Compare Arvest rates and product features to other banks in the market area. Use data from Arvest Database Marketing to evaluate local bank’s position in the market.  Manage the purchasing, inventory, and distribution of premium/specialty items.  Understand and comply with bank policy, laws, regulations, and the bank’s BSA/AML Program, as applicable to your job duties. This includes but is not limited to; complete compliance training and adhere to internal procedures and controls; report any known violations of compliance policy, laws, or regulations and report any suspicious customer and/or account activity.

 

Requirements:  Associates degree in business, marketing, communications or related field of study or equivalent work experience required. BS/BA in Business, Marketing, Communications or related field preferred.  Three years experience in marketing, communications or related field with an assigned territory required.  Two years experience in at least two of the following areas required: marketing budgets, campaign planning, public relations and media relations, agency relationship management and/or media planning.

 

Preferred:  Strong knowledge of the basic regulatory consumer compliance as related to marketing and communications.  Management experience.  Arvest experience.  Completion of graduate banking school, American Bankers Association School of Bank Marketing and Management or Certified Financial Marketing Professional (CFMP) designation through American Bankers Association Institute of Certified Bankers.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://www.arvest.com/careers/apply&a=n

 

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MARKETING PLANNING MANAGER

Mercy / Fort Smith (or Springfield, MO)

Req. ID:  2017-740376

 

Summary:  The Marketing Planning Manager is responsible for the development of regional and local marketing plans that represent their region/communities in the ministry-wide marketing planning process. These plans will serve as the basis of budgetary investment, operational focus & deployment, with a concentration on driving patient growth & retention. This position will work closely with the Community Relations team, local operational leadership and other Mercy-wide marketing teams to ensure coordination and prioritization of work efforts and reporting.  Our ideal candidate is a creative, innovative thinker with an excellent command of the English language, a great eye for detail and the ability to multi-task, manage projects and stay organized.  A key element for success in this role is being able to work independently AND collaboratively and easily connect with many personalities to develop key working relationships.  We are seeking an individual with a proven history of successfully creating and implementing various marketing initiatives including print advertisements, direct mail and digital campaigns.

 

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, PR, Communications or similar area of study preferred but we are willing to consider candidates with commensurate professional experience.   Healthcare experience or medical terminology helpful.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-mercy.icims.com/jobs/740376/marketing-planning-manager/job

 

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MARKETING SENIOR ANALYST

Windstream Communications / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Marketing Senior Analyst role will play a key role in direct and indirect marketing efforts in the CLEC SMB business unit.  This position will utilize a broad marketing skillset in support of driving advertising strategy across digital (web/paid search/display), direct marketing (email/direct mail), and event/PR efforts.  In addition, the candidate for this role would have direct involvement in the planning and execution of customer impacting projects, such as merger, system conversions, and other activities that require complex communication plans with our customers.  The candidate will work closely with shared internal and external marketing execution resources to provide key strategic and creative approvals as needed.   This candidate will also work closely with analytics and reporting stakeholders to create measurable marketing campaigns that will rely heavily on testing and optimization strategies to continually refine and improve targeting capabilities.

 

Description:  Provides guidance and approval on key CLEC SMB marketing online/offline content and creative.  Works with internal stakeholders to refine and improve website and landing page experiences for SMB prospects and customers.  Works closely with project teams on customer impacting initiatives to develop and execute customer communication plans.  Drives online and offline direct marketing optimization and execution efforts.  Provides input on all creative and content to ensure alignment with CLEC SMB objectives and branding.  Supports front-line sales and care teams through coordinated communications on marketing strategy, including collateral and other sales material.

 

Requirements:  College degree and 3-5 years professional level experience with 1+ year supervisory experience for supervisory roles; or 7+ years professional level related experience with 1+ year supervisory experience for supervisory roles; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.

 

Preferred:  College degree and 5+ years professional level experience; or 7+ years professional level related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience desired.  Knowledge of wireline/wireless products; market research methodologies; current and emerging technologies.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/marketing-senior-analyst/J3L1PP77Q7NSCCWBNLW

 

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MARKETING SPECIALIST II / GRAPHIC DESIGNER

USAble Life / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  210993-959

 

Summary:  We’re currently searching for a Marketing Specialist II/Graphic Designer to join our dynamic team at USAble Life in Little Rock.  The Marketing Specialist II/Graphic Designer uses knowledge of current graphic design software to produce visual materials and graphic art for LSV and all of its entities.  The position is responsible for the creation and maintenance of copy/content and design integration for marketing collateral, presentations, training materials, and other related materials. The position collaborates with internal departments, such as Product Development, Underwriting, Legal/Compliance, Sales, Provider Representatives, subject matter experts and senior executives, and other LSV and BCBS Plan employees to ensure concepts, designs, messaging and positioning of all sales, marketing and internal materials are consistent with overall brand strategies and compliant with state regulations. This individual must have the ability to conceptualize creative approaches to communicate across traditional and digital platforms, a keen eye for a compelling story, and a clever hand at turning sometimes dry information into engaging content in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and shifting priorities. Experience writing content for multiple communication channels and media (print, online, video, social, mobile, etc.) is preferred. The candidate must implement communication strategies, have superior editing and interpersonal skills, and be naturally upbeat and collaborative. Must have the ability to successfully navigate a complex organization and interact with senior leaders with diplomacy and tact.

 

Description:   Design, modify, print and distribute sales and marketing materials for USAble Life & Florida Combined Life products, services and events (including the corporate Annual Report, brochures, websites, videos, advertisements, event materials, PowerPoint presentations, and other types of informative and instructional materials.)  Solicit ideas, information, and material from product development, sales and provider representatives, subject matter experts and senior executives to develop communication material for targeted audiences. Discuss style, length and format of copy.  Develop key messages and recommended communication approaches that resonate with the targeted audiences.  Establish communication tactics in conjunction with marketing leadership to ensure organizational initiatives and projects are successfully communicated to stakeholders.  Collaborate, copy and develop content for marketing collateral, presentations and other materials.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors degree in Marketing, Graphic Design or related field (or equivalent work experience), AND four (4) years experience in the graphic design field or related area.  Four (4) years experience designing print publications.  Four (4) years experience with Adobe design software (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.)  Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.  Or equivalent military experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://usablelife.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=210993

 

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MEDIA ASSISTANT

Stone Ward / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Stone Ward Advertising, a full service advertising agency in Little Rock, Arkansas, has an exciting opportunity for an entry-level media position within the Media Department.  As the Media Assistant, you will work with the media team across a range of local, national and international advertising clients. You will be exposed to and trained on all media research tools, as well as the general media planning and buying process. Career growth opportunities are abundant for the right candidate.

 

Description:  Support the Media department in the execution and administration of all media plans, with Media Director approval and direction.  Execute media buy detail at direction of media planners.  Manage insertion orders, billing, and vendor communication.  Learn and become proficient at conducting media, industry or company research to allow the agency to develop accurate strategic advertising and marketing plans.  Flawless management of contracts, paperwork, trafficking, reporting, and communications as directed.  Work with brand management and creative teams to ensure that media plans blend into an overall marketing and creative strategy.  Manage media vendor relationships.  Evaluate new media opportunities.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Strong understanding and proficiency of Microsoft Excel.  Strategic thinker, likes problem solving.  Positive attitude with a willingness to learn.  Attention to detail and follow-through.Creativity and enthusiasm.  Ability to meet deadlines.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit credentials to:

 

Brett Parker, Director of Media Services

bparker@stoneward.com

 

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MORNING SHOW CO-HOST   

106.7 FM – “The Ride”

Signal Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  New Country 106.7 The Ride in Little Rock, Arkansas has an immediate opening for a morning show co-host. We’re locally owned & programmed. “Live and local” is a major priority for us. Great Salary and benefits for the right person. If you have a CHR/Country attitude and love mornings, we want to hear from you.

 

Requirements:  Minimum one year experience as host or co-host on a radio morning show. Proven success in Arbitron/Nielsen radio ratings for morning drive: Monday-Friday, 6am-10 am.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send air check and resume to:

 

Mike Kennedy, Program Director

mikek@signalmedia.com

 

* Note:  All candidates must fill out an employment application before being considered for employment. To request and/or submit an application, contact us today: reception@signalmedia.com.

 

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MULTI-MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  This position reports to the Local Sales Manager and will be responsible for generating revenue across THV11, a TEGNA property in Little Rock Arkansas television and digital platforms including display, search, targeted emails and many  other marketing solutions. The position works closely with an Account Manager to execute advertising strategies and drive revenue.

 

Description:  Remain current on industry trends; e.g., TV, mobile, targeted display, video, SEM, and email marketing.  Meet and exceed monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals.  Create and sell multi screen needs based proposals.  Growing market share within a designated account list through the combination of acquiring new business and increasing current client spend while increasing client satisfaction.  Build strong relationships with industry and agency decision makers.  Manage campaigns to ensure delivery and provide excellent customer service.

 

Requirements:  BA/BS, with minimum of two or more (2+) years TV and digital advertising sales experience selling on-air spots, display, SEM/PPC, SEO, email, web development and social media.  Extensive knowledge of the local business community.  Proficient in Microsoft Office:  PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook.  Excellent presentations skills, both in developing and presenting client solutions.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Media-Account-Executive/J3G2B062S4JQGWFFSY6/

 

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MULTI-SKILLED JOURNALIST

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV is looking for an aggressive, creative, and engaging MSJ/Reporter.

We are looking for content gatherers who want to work on their live skills, develop contacts, break stories. If you desire coaching, feedback and string direction, all in the name of making you better-Please apply.

 

Description:  Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.  Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, concise, and accurate manner.  Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.  Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.  Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.  Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.

 

Requirements:  Qualified candidates should be able to think and perform outside the box and have the background to thoughtfully investigate every story.  An ideal candidate will be able to shoot and edit their stories within assigned deadlines. Stories should be compelling, factually correct, creative, and clearly written.  Strong social media skills a must.  One to three years experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Skilled-Journalist/J3F45L61KLYTRN5P4M7/

 

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NEWS REPORTER

Radio Works / Camden

 

Summary:  The Radio Works family of radio stations has an opening for a News Reporter. Duties will include but are not limited to collecting, writing and recording daily newscasts, attending area meetings and updating our website daily. College background in journalism is preferred but not necessarily a must. The successful candidate will be expected to attend meetings that take place in the evenings such as the City Council and Quorum Court meetings.  If you are dependable and can work independently in a fast paced environment, please apply.  No phone calls please.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resumes to:  camdenradio1@hotmail.com.

 

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ONLINE EDITOR

Vowell, Inc. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Vowell, Inc., is a multimedia company that specializes in niche market publishing. Our magazines include AY (About You), a lifestyle magazine; Arkansas’s Mental Health Guide ; Arkansas Hospitals produced for the Arkansas Hospital Association; and Arkansas Money and Politics (AMP), the state’s premier exclusively digital business and political magazine.  We are looking for an exceptional online editor with solid writing and people skills. In addition, the online editor should be able to develop a go-to place for thoughtful community conversation. Good time management, excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships with online contributors is a must. The candidate should be well-versed in digital platforms and online content strategy. On top of that, we want a team player that is passionate about their craft, works smart and enjoys fun while working, at times, under pressure. (It’s still publishing–deadlines, deadlines!) Did we mention the ability to multi-task? If a family-like atmosphere that’s creative sounds like the place for you (we’ll give you space too if you prefer), you must to apply now!

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Vowell,-inc./jobs/Online-Editor-fc474652d24c613b?sjdu=Zzi_VW2ygsY1fzh3Ma9ZsPaqOkFrOZiF9heaw3NaNTjIzaH_qd6a-qrxL3BN5SxWJl1rEMQWCCsxuekvYI8vmA

 

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PHOTOGRAPHER / NEWS

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  3735

 

Summary:  KARK and KLRT, the NBC and Fox affiliates in Little Rock are looking for an innovative and creative news photographer to join Arkansas’ multi-platform leader in news and entertainment.  KARK-KLRT is looking for someone who welcomes the opportunity to drop everything for breaking news.  Our newsroom utilizes the resources of multiple live trucks, a satellite truck, and a streaming backpack that can go live in a matter of seconds.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record of creating visually-compelling stories that make an impact with the audience.  Candidates should understand the importance of natural sound use, tight editing, and interactive live shots.  Candidates must be engaged in social media.  Above all, we’re looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude.  Applicants should have shooting and editing experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/3735

 

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PRODUCER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV is looking for a Producer who can craft engaging and interesting newscasts with creative writing, story choice and showcasing. THV11 Producers  use social listening to find stories important to our community and expand upon them in their newscasts. They must be able to multi-task and be in tune with the community where we live. The ideal candidates are team players, creative problem solvers with strong journalistic judgment, detail skills and an ability to think creatively.  Our Producers must be able to skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.

 

Description:  Create unique newscasts that are engaging on air and online.  Write in an exciting, accurate and creative way.  Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.  Develop original content through social listening and digital analytics.  Research facts and credibility.  Enterprise news stories.  Use creative production techniques like graphics, editing and new forms of media to enhance stories.  Lead and inspire a team to work together for a great newscast.  Coach on-air talent to be exciting and engaging.  Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

 

Requirements:  Degree in journalism, communications or related field.  Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content.  Strong social media skills to deliver content and listen for ideas.  Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus.  Organizational skills and the ability to work under time pressure deadlines.  Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Producer/J3K16B6HMCHTTXVGDW5/

 

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PROGRAM ASSOCIATE

Winrock International / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

 

Summary:  The Program Associate supports program development and implementation of international agriculture programs and initiatives. Programmatic and administrative duties will help ensure quality work addressing sustainable agriculture development. Primary responsibilities will include: administrative activities in support of project design and implementation including fielding consultants, supporting proposals, editing reports, conducting research and analysis, and ensuring programs comply with and follow Winrock and donor policies. This is an entry level position for candidates with 1-2 years of experience, and preferably some international field experience, who are interested in a career in international development. This position requires international travel.

 

Description:  Assist Program Officers with project backstopping and coordination of technical contributions of Winrock staff and consultants. This will include fielding consultants (write terms of reference, develop contracts, arrange airfare, and manage expense reports); reviewing, editing, and formatting reports; procuring supplies/equipment; supporting field staff as needed; managing project files; writing and editing success stories and handouts.  Conduct research on a range of technical topics including agriculture and food security, nutrition, and gender to inform proposal development and general communications/marketing of project successes.  Engage in proposal development and coordination. This will include conducting research, and drafting proposal pieces including tables, institutional capabilities statements, CVs, and key sections such as management and staffing plans. The work will also include editing and facilitating communication with prospective short- and long-term technical assistance candidates and partners.   Stay abreast of international agriculture activities, programs and funding opportunities.  Perform other tasks as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.winrock.org/join-us/careers/job-openings/

 

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PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Response & Recovery

Arkansas Department of Emergency Management / Little Rock

Position Number:  22088843

Salary:  $33,861 – $57,514

Closing:  February 22

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) Program Coordinator administers program specific state and federal grant assistance programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.  This position is subject to 24-hour on-call duty in the event of an emergency or disaster.

 

Description:  Reviews documentation, monitors eligible funds, and distributes funds on eligible projects. Works with disaster applicants and other state and federal agencies to obtain grants. Completes daily and weekly progress reports. Oversees the administration of program specific state and federal grant/assistance programs. Ensures that program specific state and federal grant/assistance programs are in compliance with all laws, regulations, policies, and program guidelines. Reviews all FEMA policies as related to grant/assistance programs. Monitors, closes, audits, and reconciles grant/assistance records. Updates grant administrative plans annually. Conducts training for local and county emergency management officials. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field; plus four years of experience in program organization and administration. 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=b634e5365ec6456dbab6e1aaff2da421&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=133&jobid=89931

 

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PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Radiation Oncology Administration – College of Medicine

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Little Rock

Position Number:  50066234
Closing:  February 23

 

Summary:  The Program Coordinator coordinates all administrative activities related to department faculty including general administrative support, all onboarding activities not related to actual hiring and related SAP transactions (faculty relocation, medical licensure, credentialing, office preparation, preparation for patient care and billing, etc.), maintenance of faculty information in FacFacts and other databases, maintaining and gathering data for annual faculty evaluations, developing and maintaining call schedules, etc.  This position serves as the office coordinator for the COM Department of Radiation Oncology. The Program Coordinator is the go to person for issues related to housekeeping, maintenance, stock room, security access, etc. and they are the department web site coordinator.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business or related field plus three years office administration and program coordination experience OR High School diploma/GED plus seven years office administration and program coordination experience. Must be knowledgeable of MS Office and Share Point.

 

Preferred:  SAP, Immigration and JFR experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60032620

 

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Lucie’s Place / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Program Director is responsible for all components of Lucie’s Place programming and delivery. This includes developing, implementing and overseeing the delivery of programming which supports homeless Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/or Transgender young adults experiencing homelessness in Arkansas.

 

Description:  Meet regularly with the Executive Director to review program operations, monitor budget, implement strategic plan and discuss/resolve challenges that arise within the programming and organization.  Assist the Executive Director in developing and implementing new Lucie’s Place programming.  Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the Lucie’s Place budget and ensure that budgets for all programs are monitored, reviewed and upheld.  Implement systems to track client development and outcomes, and ensure the effectiveness of these systems.  Identify and initiate contact with community partners to create programming opportunities.  Supervise the Lucie’s Place team of staff, RA’s, interns, contractors and AmeriCorps members.  Assist Executive Director in recruiting, hiring and orienting Resident Assistants.  Oversee training and supervision of Resident Assistants.  Maintain appropriate records for staff and volunteers.  Meet with key staff and volunteers on a weekly basis and coordinate all-team meetings.  Ensure appropriate training for all staff in coordination with staff needs and licensing and funding requirements.  Ensure that all staff is familiar with agency personnel policies, procedures and job responsibilities.  Assist the Executive Director in the completion and submission of required reporting of funding sources associated with program activities.  Maintain a safe and positive physical space for clients.  Provide case management to all Lucie’s Place clients and residents, with the assistance of social work interns (when available.)  Reside at the Lucie’s Place home, ensuring the safety and security of the home while providing life skills programming.  Other duties not included here may be assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in social work or another related field, or possesses comparable experience.  Three or more years working with young adults who are at-risk. Experience with LGBT and/or homeless individuals preferred. Three or more years experience working in a management position. Training and proven experience with conflict resolution and crisis management.  Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Experience in managing a cast tracking system is highly desired. Ability to work evenings, weekends and on-call as needed. Possesses a driver’s license and reliable transportation.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume and cover letter to:  jobs@LuciesPlace.org.

 

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Research Administration – College of Medicine

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Little Rock

Position Number:  50065137
Closing:  February 24

 

Summary:  The Program Director will execute the day-to-day activities and operations of the DCOC (Data Coordinating and Operations Center), lead project management for the trials conducted by the ISPCTN (IDeAStates Pediatric Clinical Trials Network), and coordinate communications within the ISPCTN and between the ISPCTN, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other entities that interact with the ISPCTN. In this role the incumbent will collaborate cross-functionally to ensure study and grant goals and objectives are met. The Program Director is expected to manage and oversee individuals who manage operational aspects of trials from start-up to final results reporting. Responsibilities include coordination of in-house operations as well as vendor selection, contracting, and oversight. The ideal candidate will be an individual with strong experience in federally funded and academically oriented collaborative multi-center clinical trials. Performs other duties incidental to the position.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree plus 5 or more years clinical study project management experience. The ideal candidate will have extensive clinical research knowledge and extremely strong communications and coordination skills in working directly with faculty, granting agencies and other institutions and their representatives.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60032446

 

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PROGRAM MANAGER

Partners for Inclusive Communities

University of Arkansas / Little Rock

Position Number:  16165

Closing:  February 26

 

Summary:  The Program Manager is responsible for managing the coordination of activities for the grant. This position is also responsible for working with collaborating agencies; participating in site access audits; developing, coordinating and facilitating training and health promotion events; disseminating information; providing technical assistance regarding disability issues; supporting policy change initiatives; and assisting with grant writing efforts for continuation and expansion of funding.

 

Requirements:  Master’s level credential in psychology, social work, disabilities studies, or a related field.  At least three years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.  At least two years of experience in grant/budget management.

 

Preferred:  Master’s level Management and Community Practice Social Worker.  At least five years of experience working with people with a variety of disabilities with specific knowledge of the developmental disability field.  At least three years of experience with grant writing and grant/budget management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/18940

 

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PROJECT ANALYST

Administrative Office of the Courts

Arkansas Supreme Court / Little Rock

Position Number:  22150571

Salary:  $37,332 – $39,000

 

Summary:  The AOC Information Technology Project Analyst plays an important supporting role for the Project Management Office (PMO). The Project Analyst understands the use of applications needed by the courts, has a moderate level of understanding of relevant court business processes, and is able to identify and coordinate resources necessary to achieve program goals and objectives. The Project Analyst is responsible for following and adhering to standard policy, procedures, and prescribed guidelines when completing duties. This position is responsible for analysis, review, and documentation of projects through their lifecycle, which requires judgment and initiative, and is expected to be able to balance a heavy workload and competing tasks. The Project Analyst reports to the Senior IT Project Manager.

 

Description:  Prepare project, programs, and portfolio reports. Update and maintain project templates under the direction of the PMO Manager and the Senior IT Project Manager.  Process and maintain project requests, updates, and notifications. Maintain accurate records and logs for portfolio metrics and reporting.  Prepare and facilitate monthly projects and issues review meetings. Communicate with external and internal stakeholders providing basic project information.  Support project managers at onsite project events at the PMO Manager’s direction.  Analyze projects and project components to identify errors and trends across the portfolio.  Provide training to team members and management on project management tools, processes, and procedures.  Track and report project expenses.  Develop and deliver presentations, training sessions and demos at the Sr. IT Project Manager’s direction.  Plan, manage, and monitor PMO related projects from concept through implementation.  Conduct project audits to ensure PMO processes are being followed.  Use project audits, identify inconsistencies and possible areas for improvement.  Support project panagers as assigned on projects.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education of a bachelors degree and two years relevant experience, or five years of relevant experience is required.  The Project Analyst must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Microsoft OneNote and Microsoft Visio. Knowledge of Arkansas court systems and understanding of the use of technology in court applications is preferred. The Project Analyst will have regular contact with elected court officials and court staff, department staff, other state agency/institutions personnel. The Project Analyst must maintain a high degree of integrity, decorum and respect for court personnel at all times.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=b634e5365ec6456dbab6e1aaff2da421&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=163&jobid=89639

 

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PROJECT MANAGER

Delta Dental of Arkansas / Sherwood

Req. Number:  1044

 

Description:  Creates project plans including: defines scope, and timelines; identifies staffing and resource needs; prioritizes tasks; defines strategy; identifies and documents technical and business needs; develops risk migration plans; and ensures project objectives meet the defined business requirements.  Executes project plans by: manages and oversees staff assignments; facilitates meetings with the project team and end-users; provides status updates to project owners and appropriate personnel; and manages vendor participation and deliverables, as necessary.  Manages planning and execution of the project’s activities and resources to ensure that established cost, time, and quality goals are met.  Performs business and systems analysis for large, complex problems, writes functional specifications and end user documentation, designs, writes and executes test plans, and ensures documentation and formats adhere to company standards.  Perform other related assigned duties as necessary.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with relevant coursework in business or computer science, at least two years of work experience in the project management discipline and strong business or system analysis experience.  Will accept suitable combination of education, training and experience.  Position requires the ability to manage multiple projects; strong communication skills (both written and verbal); advanced leadership skills; proficiency at managing tasks (of self and others); aptitude for analyzing and resolving complex problems; and ability to shift project priorities based upon business needs.

 

Preferred:  IT project experience preferred along with certification, such as the Project Management Professional designation from the Project Management Institute, or an advanced degree in project management and insurance/health care experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www3.apply2jobs.com/DeltaDental/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=1044&CurrentPage=1

 

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PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER

Simmons Bank / Little Rock

Req. ID:  2017-1553

 

Summary:  Simmons Bank is seeking an experienced public relations professional to lead communications, media relations and sponsorship programs for the company.  This individual will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive public relations plan as a piece of the bank’s overall marketing strategy. The Public Relations Manager must remain up-to-date on current events and emerging trends, as well as bank products, activities and goals to identify opportunities to develop communication strategies surrounding them. The PR Manager must be a strong communicator, writer and editor and must also be able to leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts with industry media and thought leaders.

 

Description:   Develop and implement a marketing communications plan including strategy, goals, budget and tactics to help the Bank achieve its mission and business goals.  Cultivate strong relationships with key journalists and editors throughout the Bank’s territory as well as at top-tier newspapers and wire services nationally to increase their understanding of the Bank’s mission, purposes and functions and promote the brand.  Position Bank executives as thought leaders in their areas of professional expertise.  Develop and oversee public relations strategies  Create content for social media, press releases, byline articles and keynote presentations.  Monitor, analyze and communicate PR results on a quarterly basis.  Evaluate opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and advertising on an on-going basis.  Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends affecting the company and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them.  Ensures all departmental documents and activities are performed in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures as applicable to this position, including completion of required compliance training.  Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Requirements:   BS/BA degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or a related discipline required.  Four to six (4-6) years of experience in job-related position.  Experience in acting as a company spokesperson.  Strong relationships with both local and national business and industry media outlets.  Exceptional writing, proofing and editing skills.  Solid experience with social media including blogs, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.  Event planning experience.  MS Office programs.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-simmonsbank.icims.com/jobs/1553/public-relations-manager/job

 

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PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST

Communications Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:   ComGroup’s clients are accustomed to receiving a superior level of service and value for their public relations investment. Our Public Relations Specialist’s role serves a wide variety of agriculture, government agency and manufacturing clients. The PR Specialist work directly with our clients to create, implement and measure public relations campaigns.  The position has an emphasis on agriculture, energy, education and business-to-business sectors. Experience working with trade media including print, digital, online, social and auxiliary channels, is a plus.

 

Description:  The PR Specialist is required to work collaboratively within the client team to provide proactive and reactive public relations strategy, tactics and counsel to maintain and/or develop relationships with our clients and their audiences.  Providing the best experience requires the PR Specialist to provide creative and technical input to build PR campaigns that complement marketing, outreach and advertising strategies for every client. The ideal candidate should be motivated to take on the challenge of the exciting industry of public relations.

ComGroup’s PR Specialist is a strategic thinker with exceptional implementation skills that support our clients’ business goals while simultaneously making the most effective use of the clients’ resources. The ideal candidate will have an existing network of media relationships and an exceptional knowledge of the media relations process.  The PR Specialist candidate should demonstrate knowledge in digital communications, including social media management, social media writing, content management system experience and writing for online publication. The candidate should also understand and demonstrate proficient experience in managing integrated communications programs.  The PR Specialist is responsible for management of social media channels, PR campaigns, real-time monitoring and reporting for the above. Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to learn quickly in various technical and creative environments, while delivering quality work by tight deadlines, are key attributes. Producing measurable results for the client is a key performance indicator for the position.  The PR Specialist must be current and knowledgeable about best practices in traditional, digital and other media with a willingness to continue learning as the industry evolves. Strong online, web, mobile and digital media skills are a requirement. The PR Specialist participates in ongoing professional development and stays informed of industry trends. The agency will provide membership to the Arkansas chapter of PRSA.  The candidate must practice public relations in a manner consistent with the PRSA Code of Ethics. The agency will support pursuit of APR accreditation if the candidate is not already accredited.

 

Requirements:   A Bachelor’s degree is required with preference given to those in marketing, advertising, mass communications or business. This position is with an agency and requires the time typically known for agency work. This is not a 9-5 position and does not come without occasional weekend commitments – on call PR availability is occasionally required.

 

Preferred:  A minimum of 3 years of related experience, such as agency and/or non-profit experience a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Jason Brown, APR

jbrown@comgroup.com

 

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PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST / MARKETING & ADVERTISING

Design Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The PR Specialist is responsible for managing the strategic communication support of our clients by assessing and diagnosing communication needs, proactively devising communication solutions that further the business objectives, and taking a hands-on approach to ensuring their successful implementation. The ideal candidate should work well in a team environment and have the ability to communicate and work cross-functionally with other departments in the organization.

 

Description:  Strategic communication planning.  Developing PR plans that include the use of traditional and social media.  Message development.  Writing and editing news releases, letters to the editor, customer letters and emails, feature stories, presentations, executive speeches and correspondence.  Relationship-building with media partners, clients, and co-workers.  Attending client meetings and presenting where appropriate.  Using research and analytics to drive planning and messaging.  Following and improving upon established processes.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s.  Two years experience in public Relations, advertising and/or marketing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/job/pr-specialist-marketing-advertising-c3381089f3bb0a82

 

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RECEPTIONIST / OFFICE ASSISTANT

Image One / Little Rock

Salary:  $28,000

 

Summary:  Image One is looking for a friendly and organized person to fill a valuable role in our growing company.  Primary objective will be to support office personnel and customers.

 

Description:  Greeting customers, answering the phone, taking payments, faxing documents, stuffing envelopes, directing deliveries, entering orders, and customer communication.

 

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

 

Molly Crossland, Director of Internal Operations

molly@image1one.com

 

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REPORTER

Madison County Record / Huntsville

 

Summary:  The Madison County Record is looking for a full-time general assignment reporter to cover a variety of content, including news, sports and feature stories. We are looking for someone with a passion for news who knows that reporting isn’t your typical 9-5 job.  We are looking for someone with a degree in journalism or communications, or similar experience. Experience in Adobe products and photography is preferred, but not required.  The Madison County Record is an award-winning newspaper located in Huntsville, about 20 miles east of Fayetteville and located in the middle of the beautiful Ozark National Forest.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Send resume, cover letter and three writing samples (subject line – “Reporter Opening”) to:

 

Preston Tolliver, Managing Editor

editor@mcrecordonline.com

 

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REPORTER / NEWS

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  3686

 

Summary:  KARK and KLRT, the NBC and Fox affiliates in Little Rock, are looking for the next great storyteller to join Arkansas’ leader in multi-platform news and entertainment.  We need someone who will be on the streets every day looking for unique, enterprise content that will matter to our audience. Reporters must contribute stories on a daily basis that are relevant to our viewers.  KARK and KLRT are looking for someone who welcomes the opportunity to drop everything and go live for breaking news.  Candidates must be engaged in social media and be able to embrace it as part of their daily routine.   Above all, KARK and KLRT are looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude.  A minimum of three years reporting in a newsroom environment is preferred.  No beginners please.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/3686

 

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SALES & MARKETING

KFLI “Cool” 104.7 FM / Searcy

 

Summary:  KFLI/Cool 104.7 FM in Searcy is looking for candidates who possess strong marketing instincts, along with excellent communication and closing skills to join our team. As an outside advertising salesperson, you will represent Cool 104.7 to existing and potential advertisers in north Pulaski, Lonoke, White and surrounding counties. Candidates must have reliable transportation and dress the part of a marketing professional. Media sales experience is a plus, but not a requirement. Your outgoing personality and strong work ethic is most important.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Submit resumes to:
Joe Ingram, Sales Manager

joeingram@cool1047.com

 

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SALES SUPPORT

Image One / Little Rock

Salary:  $35,000

 

Summary:  Image One is looking for a friendly and outgoing person to fill a valuable role in our growing company.  This position will provide sales support for house accounts as well as sales support to Image One’s president.

 

Description:  Product research and presentations. Proactive customer communication.  Order entry/order follow-up with vendors and customers.  Grow house account business.  Assist company president as requested.

 

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

 

Molly Crossland, Director of Internal Operations

molly@image1one.com

 

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SCHOLARSHIP COORDINATOR

Director – Financial Aid Office

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

Position Number:  R97467

Closing:  February 20

 

Summary:  The Scholarship Coordinator awards and administers the UA Little Rock scholarship program in compliance with all University, NCAA, state, and federal regulations. It also ensures that named and endowed scholarships are awarded according to gift and grant agreements in a timely manner. The position serves as a liaison to other UA Little Rock departments, the Office of Alumni and Development, and the Foundation Fund Board. The Scholarship Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Develop, manage, and maintain scholarship policies, procedures, and operations.  Promote the scholarship program in order to increase the number of scholarship applications; collaborate with other departments, faculty, and staff as appropriate.  Develop marketing literature to promote awareness of scholarship opportunities for students.  Provide leadership, supervision, and direction for the Scholarship unit of the Financial Aid Office.  Implement policies and procedures while continuing to improve delivery systems and improve the overall effectiveness of the scholarship unit.  Plan, evaluate, and set yearly goals for the scholarship area.  Collaborate with IT staff and external scholarship management agencies.  Participate actively in student recruitment and retention activities.  Develop and conduct presentations as needed.  Track applicants and provide projections and comprehensive reports as needed.  Train, evaluate, and supervise staff.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree plus two (2) years professional experience directing a complex program in a university setting; Experience with web page design; Financial aid higher education experience and experience with financial aid management software such as Banner and Arkansas state financial aid programs.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5847

 

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SENIOR CAMPAIGN MANAGER

Northwest Arkansas

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  Responsible for managing and implementing one (1) large or multiple large fundraising campaign(s) or core event(s) in support of LLS’ mission, and  to achieve and exceed revenue goals for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) within the region and/or chapter’s chartered area.

 

Description:  Implement organizational best practices with regard to recruiting and managing high level volunteers, revenue generation activities, expense and fiscal controls and marketing/promotions and logistics resulting in chapter revenue growth and achievement of revenue goals.  Oversee all aspects of large fundraising campaign(s) to include the Light The Night Walk, Team In Training, School & Youth Programs, Man & Woman of the Year, Leukemia Cup Regatta, or special events.  Provide input into the development of a strategic plan for the fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising goals, budget recommendations, vendors, volunteer goals, and timelines.  Evaluate the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, event satisfaction, and overall success of the campaign.  Ensure revenue goals are met by partnering with chapter leadership to identify, recruit, manage and steward volunteer committees and event participants.  Act as an on-site manager during the campaign fundraising event, overseeing activities, staff, vendors, and volunteers to ensure satisfaction of participants, and resolutions of problems.  Develop positive volunteer interactions through recruitment, mentoring, and providing comprehensive support for volunteer leadership and participants to develop and achieve personal fundraising plans, while focusing on the mission of LLS.  Identify and network with corporations, community groups, schools, and key donors to engage them in the LLS fundraising campaign(s.)  Manage and act as a resource to Campaign Managers, Specialist, and Campaign Assistants relating to their fundraising campaigns and efforts, as well as provide input for hiring, promotion, performance, termination of those supervised.  Connect with vendors to secure the best rate or donation of services needed for the campaign(s.)  Develop/modify marketing materials (brochures, recruitment, promotional flyers, pledge forms) to promote the fundraising campaign. Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS’s mission and programs to promote the Society’s fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.  Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Four years fundraising, sales, marketing, communications, event planning experience.  Previous experience as a Campaign Manager.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers.lls.org/jobsearch/job-details/seniorcampaignmanagernorthwestarkansas/2421/2/

 

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SENIOR DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Mercy Health Foundation – NWA / Rogers

Req. Number:  2017-739188

 

Summary:  The Senior Development Officer works closely with the Foundation’s Regional Vice President to design and execute a comprehensive development strategy for major and planned gift prospects for Mercy Health Foundation. This position will solicit for hospital programs, capital campaign gifts, and ongoing fundraising efforts. This individual will work with Mercy physicians as part of our grateful patient program. This position performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree.  Minimum three years of successful major gifts experience with a focus on gifts from individuals. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles and best practices associated with major gift fundraising.  Demonstrates knowledge of the principles and best practices associated with major gift fundraising.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-mercy.icims.com/jobs/739188/senior-development-officer/job

 

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SENIOR DEVELOPMENT OFFICER / MAJOR GIFTS

ACH Foundation

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Identify, cultivate and solicit individuals for gifts of $10,000 or more, with a focus on gifts of $100,000 – $1 million, in support of Hospital and Research Institute programs. Maintain and steward an ongoing relationship with donors, while identifying new prospects from assigned regional territory. Supervise and mentor staff working with individual donors. Coordinate interaction with hospital staff to facilitate all aspects of philanthropic process. Collaborate with Foundation team on major gift planning (strategic, tactical, and operational). Must have own transportation and be willing to travel routinely throughout the state, including nights and weekends.

 

Description:   1.  Conduct discovery, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities with donors in assigned portfolio.  –  Serve as prospect manager for 100-150 assigned prospects.  Create a formal cultivation plan for assigned donors/prospects.  Make recommendations to SrVP/VP regarding appropriate cultivation activities.  Meet or exceed assigned metrics (face-to-face visits, contacts, percent funded, etc.)  Oversee fiscal management and record keeping of all gifts.  2.  Solicit donors and prospects (individuals) for outright or deferred major gifts.  –  Solicit in a timely manner those persons assigned by SrVP/VP. Travel and work with donors and volunteers throughout the state, including nights and weekends.  Create a cultivation/solicitation timetable.  Provide a monthly administrative staff report.  Assist with regional receptions/dinners to honor/solicit donors as assigned.  In compliance with ACH’s Fleet Management Policy, drives an ACH owned, leased, or personal vehicles frequently in the performance of essential job functions.  3.  Steward and recognize donors of outright and deferred major gifts.  –  Steward assigned donors through planned activities to assure continued involvement.  Provide any formal donor recognition appropriate to the gift.  4.  Supervise staff, complete projects and other duties as assigned.  –  Supervise and mentor assigned staff working with individual donors.  Coordinate, plan and evaluate special projects as assigned.  Pursue knowledge of fundraising best practices, hospital operations and “medical beats.”  Understand and promote approved funding opportunities and priorities.  Demonstrate good customer relations skills in dealing with donors, volunteers and patients/families.  Manage budget for assigned cost center.  Identify and attend development seminars as approved.  5.  Remain current on fundraising gift planning and tax consequences. –  Maintain basic knowledge of gift planning and tax consequences.  Provide donors with approved tax information as requested.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Non-Profit Management, Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or other similar field of study.  Five (5) years total development experience.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree or equivalent in Non-Profit Management, Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or other similar field of study.  Seven (7) years development experience.   Management with responsibility for budget, personnel, programs and planning experience.  Hospital or college development program experience.  Prefer membership in national and local chapters of AHP, AFP, CASE or PPP.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3030621

 

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SENIOR DEVELOPMENT OFFICER / MAJOR GIFTS

ACH Foundation – NWA Office

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Springdale

 

Summary:  Identify, cultivate and solicit individuals for gifts of $10,000 or more, with a focus on gifts of $100,000 – $1 million, in support of Hospital and Research Institute programs. Maintain and steward an ongoing relationship with donors, while identifying new prospects from assigned regional territory. Supervise and mentor staff working with individual donors. Coordinate interaction with hospital staff to facilitate all aspects of philanthropic process. Collaborate with Foundation team on major gift planning (strategic, tactical, and operational). Must have own transportation and be willing to travel routinely throughout the state, including nights and weekends.

 

Description:   1.  Conduct discovery, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities with donors in assigned portfolio.  –  Serve as prospect manager for 100-150 assigned prospects.  Create a formal cultivation plan for assigned donors/prospects.  Make recommendations to SrVP/VP regarding appropriate cultivation activities.  Meet or exceed assigned metrics (face-to-face visits, contacts, percent funded, etc.)  Oversee fiscal management and record keeping of all gifts.  2.  Solicit donors and prospects (individuals) for outright or deferred major gifts.  –  Solicit in a timely manner those persons assigned by SrVP/VP. Travel and work with donors and volunteers throughout the state, including nights and weekends.  Create a cultivation/solicitation timetable.  Provide a monthly administrative staff report.  Assist with regional receptions/dinners to honor/solicit donors as assigned.  In compliance with ACH’s Fleet Management Policy, drives an ACH owned, leased, or personal vehicles frequently in the performance of essential job functions.  3.  Steward and recognize donors of outright and deferred major gifts.  –  Steward assigned donors through planned activities to assure continued involvement.  Provide any formal donor recognition appropriate to the gift.  4.  Supervise staff, complete projects and other duties as assigned.  –  Supervise and mentor assigned staff working with individual donors.  Coordinate, plan and evaluate special projects as assigned.  Pursue knowledge of fundraising best practices, hospital operations and “medical beats.”  Understand and promote approved funding opportunities and priorities.  Demonstrate good customer relations skills in dealing with donors, volunteers and patients/families.  Manage budget for assigned cost center.  Identify and attend development seminars as approved.  5.  Remain current on fundraising gift planning and tax consequences. –  Maintain basic knowledge of gift planning and tax consequences.  Provide donors with approved tax information as requested.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Non-Profit Management, Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or other similar field of study.  Five (5) years total development experience.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree or equivalent in Non-Profit Management, Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or other similar field of study.  Seven (7) years development experience.   Management with responsibility for budget, personnel, programs and planning experience.  Hospital or college development program experience.  Prefer membership in national and local chapters of AHP, AFP, CASE or PPP.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3030235

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

Mass Enthusiasm / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We are looking for a driven Social Media Specialist to attract and interact with targeted virtual communities and networks users.  What does a Social Media Specialist do?  The goal is to gradually achieve superior customer engagement and intimacy, website traffic and revenue by strategically exploiting all aspects of the social media marketing roadmap.  Social media specialists should have a solid understanding of how each social media channel works and how to optimize content so that it is engaging on those channels. You are responsible for joining relevant conversations on behalf of the brand and “soft selling” the product by providing support to current and prospective customers.

 

Description:  Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification.  Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action.  Set up and optimize company pages within each platform to increase the visibility of company’s social content.  Moderate all user-generated content in line with the moderation policy for each community.  Create editorial calendars and syndication schedules.  Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information.  Collaborate with other departments (customer relations, sales etc) to manage reputation, identify key players and coordinate actions.

 

Requirements:  Proven working experience in social media marketing or as a digital media specialist.  Excellent consulting, writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation and communication skills.  Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge.  Adequate knowledge of web design, web development, CRO and SEO.  Knowledge of online marketing and good understanding of major marketing channels.  Positive attitude, detail and customer oriented with good multitasking and organisational ability.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/job/social-media-specialist-c5c820149464efb7

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

Maverick Transportation / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  This position involves doing research and analytics as well as assisting in publisher outreach campaigns. Responsibilities include monitoring trends, tools, opportunities and applications within the earned media landscape to better improve offerings; reaching out to publishers to gain earned social media placements and create owned social media placements; tracking, analyzing and reporting on key metrics and campaign analytics; updating the social media database with publisher information and campaign results; campaign optimization; post-campaign analysis reporting.

 

Description:  Manage Maverick’s social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube) including monitoring, capturing leads and responding to social media posts, comments or direct messages for driver recruiting & retention.  Post current openings on Job Boards and Career Sites, such as Craigslist or Indeed – or provide necessary information to advertising agency for posts.   Attend driver award presentations. Capture photos and create social media postings recognizing the award.  Provide advertising agency database reports to utilize in text, phone or email campaigns.  Write and/or edit materials for advertising agency.  Work with Operations/Safety to send our graduation announcements to student drivers schools. Work with Supervisor and Recruiting Department to ensure Applicant Tracking System Directory is up to date.   Aid in the planning and execution of driver appreciation week and driver of the year banquet.   Work with supervisor to ensure the Maverick website information is up to date.   Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.  Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending and participating in appropriate training.  Ensure company confidentiality.

 

Requirements:  Ability to communicate through verbal and written correspondence with all levels of management, employees, and outside contacts.  Strong computer skills.  Ability to manage multiple, deadline-drive projects, along with strong project follow through skills . Strong presentation, organizational, and people skills.  Proficient writing ability.

 

Preferred:  Degree in a business related field and/or two years related experience and/or training.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://search9.smartsearchonline.com/maverickas/jobs/jobdetails.asp?job_number=427&sourcename=Indeed&sourcename=Indeed

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR

Convocation Center

Arkansas State University / Jonesboro

Closing:  February 27

 

Summary:  The Special Events Coordinator is responsible for coordinating special event programs on campus. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Supervises and assigns work orders, building projects and P.M.’s per Production/Operations Manager.  Monitors work assignments for completion; assists in scheduling and resolving job related problems.  Keeps Production/Operations Manager informed of all building activity.  Knowledge of principals and practices of set-up for athletic and revenue generating events.  Ability to operate sound, lighting and all equipment as needed.  Interpret work orders (written and verbal.)  Perform set-ups as required.  Ability to follow schedules, ability to troubleshoot and correct client related matters as needed.  Perform all maintenance duties such as housekeeping, repairs, painting, P.M.’s and other duties as assigned.  Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the Convocation Center services, its customer’s needs and recognizes opportunities to make improvements.  Interact with all staff and guests in a professional and ethical manner.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in public relations, theater arts, or related field.  One year experience coordinating special events or promotions or related area.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ARKASTAT2&cws=1&rid=11719

 

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SPORTS EDITOR

Ashley News Observer / Crossett

 

Summary:  Solid weekly newspaper in Crossett seeks a sports editor who also handles general assignment work.

 

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

 

Vershal Hogan, Managing Editor

news@ashleynewsobserver.com

 

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SUPERVISOR / ASSIGNMENT DESK EDITOR

KNWA

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Fayetteville

Job ID:  3653

 

Summary:  KNWA-TV/KFTA-TV, NBC and FOX affiliates in Northwest Arkansas, are looking for an experienced journalist to man our assignment desk. We need a motivated leader who’s with an upbeat attitude and awesome organizational skills. The ideal candidate understands what makes news in Northwest Arkansas, knows how to work contacts, can keep track of our staff and equipment, has some serious social media chops and enjoys the hectic pace of a newsroom. A college degree and three years of TV newsroom experience is preferred, along with a knowledge of Avid iNews.  Our newsroom is forward-thinking and built on a strong emphasis of positive reinforcement, feedback, growth and development of talent and a desire to win. We consistently win awards from our local audiences for our commitment to our community and our service-centered sense of duty. Whether you are looking for a place to settle in or a place to equip yourself and launch into that “big step” – we have a proven track record of providing both outcomes.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/3653

 

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SPORTS MANAGER

City of Sherwood / Sherwood

 

Summary:  Responsible for planning, initiating, and supervising a diversified program of athletics, sports and games on a basis appropriate for all age groups.

 

Description:  Serves as a consultant to the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation in the area of athletics and represents the Department in matters involving sports and athletics.  Must be able to establish and maintain a good rapport with all parents, coaches, officials and the general public.  Coordinates athletic functions of the Department in relationship to individuals, teams, and leagues. Also works with proper team and league officials in the organization of rules and regulations for program, schedule, and relates action for specific programs.  Supervises, trains, and advises volunteer personnel in performing their specific athletic functions of the Department’s programs.  Selects and trains necessary officials, scorers and leaders for the athletic programs.  Recommends the purchase of proper supplies and equipment for the athletic program of the Department.  Works daily with the maintenance of the ball fields; maintains and repairs grounds and equipment as needed.  Maintains a complete record system of activities conducted, participation, results of league contests, and recommendation for change or expansion of various programs.  Attend training as required by department or City of Sherwood.  Performs any other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:   Graduation from a four year college or university with a degree in recreation, physical education or a closely related field.  Recreation experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Considerable knowledge of recreation philosophy, planning and administration.  Considerable knowledge of the equipment, facilities, operations and techniques used in a comprehensive community recreation program.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://cityofsherwood.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20&Itemid=139

 

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VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

American Case Management Association

CGi, LLC / Little Rock (or Nashville, TN)

 

Summary:  Dynamic company with exponential growth exceeding the industry’s top 25th percentile has demanding marketing/communication needs. CGi an association and event management firm is in search of a senior leader – one who will best position our company and our clients in their respective markets.  The candidate should be able to create marketing strategies for products, conferences, and services as well as establish standards for consistent branding. Stronger candidates will be able to demonstrate their creativity in past experiences, outline their past annual marketing plans and describe how they successfully achieved measurable outcomes.   CGi’s company culture and expectations require certain natural inclinations for the service industry. Self-driven professionals who enjoy helping others, collaborating with colleagues, maintain an organized approach to work while continuously applying an above average attention to details are best suited for CGi.   The VP of Marketing & Communications is responsible for branding, messaging, publications and social media. The role will require staff management experience. They will oversee staff roles and responsibilities along with their professional growth and development.

 

Description:  Lead, develop, mentor, recognize and advocate for staff.  Ensure necessary resources for department.  Ensure current procedures, tools, and reference documents are maintained and accessible.  Maintain awareness of industry trends, standards, advancements and influence change/improvements.  Develop, review, attain approval and monitor annual plans and budget.  Develop long range plans to advance company, client and staff performance.  Develop and manage annual marketing/communication plans for company and clients.  Identify marketing trends and build correlated promotions.  Promote and increase number of members, conference attendees/exhibitors, web traffic, certification applicants.  Oversee market research and analytics.  Manage branding organization-wide. (logo, amenities, etc.)  Branding standards and processes to ensure consistency and professional marketing.  Strong intuition for aesthetic design/layout and successful messaging that achieves intent.  Manage third-party graphic design (brochure, website, collateral, etc.)  Promote membership, certification and all product lines through strategic, targeted promotions.  Analyze, enhance and manage mailing lists/data for superior distribution channels.  Oversee social and digital media strategy/tactics.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university in business administration, marketing or related field.   Minimum seven years of experience in marketing, advertising, public relations/mass communications.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Demonstrated project management, creative problem solving and multitasking skills.  Proficient with MS Office.  Effective organizational, detail orientation and follow up skills.  Leadership/Manage – ability to lead a team and establish and nurture cooperative working relationships with diverse groups.

 

Preferred:  Masters degree. Experience with association meeting management, chapter relation, account management a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/jobs/detail/7536/senior-director-of-marketing-and-communications

 

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VOLUNTEER PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Division of Community Service & Nonprofit Support

Arkansas Department of Human Services / Little Rock

Position Number:  22104248

Salary:  $29,251 – $49,683

Closing:  February 27

 

Summary:  The Volunteer Program Coordinator is responsible for developing, coordinating, and managing statewide volunteer programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Supervises a medium-sized staff of volunteer program developers and volunteers by interviewing and recommending for hire, training employees, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Develops and assists in the development of statewide volunteer programs by reviewing and evaluating agency needs and available resources, preparing program proposals, and recommending methods of program implementation. Coordinates agency programs and resources by researching existing and alternative volunteer resources and contacting other agency coordinators and/or business, community, or non-profit organization representatives to arrange common services. Identifies and develops program training materials, presents training course, and provides technical assistance to agency coordinators as needed. Develops and manages volunteer demonstration programs by designing program and grant proposals, monitoring and evaluating program usage, and preparing program publicity. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a major in sociology, social work, psychology, communications, business, or related field; plus two years of experience in volunteer program management, community services, public information, social services, 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=b634e5365ec6456dbab6e1aaff2da421&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=104&jobid=89229

 

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WEB CONTENT MANAGER

Communications – Arkansa Center for Health Improvement

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Little Rock

Position Number:  50066414
Closing:  March 10

 

Summary:  Web Content Manager will report directly to the ACHI Director of Communications and will be the primary point person for managing the content and site architecture for the ACHI website. This person will work collaboratively with other members of the ACHI team to contribute to the overall mission of being a catalyst for positive progress in the health policy arena.

 

Description:   Website Maintenance  –  Maintains the ACHI website using authoring or scripting languages, content tools, management tools and digital media. Works with online content to ensure user friendliness while promoting search engine optimization. Identifies problems uncovered by testing or user feedback, corrects problems and/or refers problems to appropriate party for correction. Evaluates website to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards and is compatible with browsers, devices or operating systems. Participates in strategic planning and development for the Arkansas All Payer Claims Database website.  Project Coordination & Team Collaboration  –  Creates timelines and tracks progress of multiple projects. Communicates project status to the Director of Communications. Works in cooperation with ACHI Staff to develop strategic and tactical plans to facilitate and coordinate the execution of organization’s web presence. Proactively interacts with fellow employees in an effort to create, develop, prepare, manage, edit and proof content for the ACHI website.  Design & Graphical Element Production  –  Designs and builds digital elements as required by ACHI subject matter experts.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Web Design or related field plus four years of web project management experience, including

writing and editing experience.

 

Preferred:  Experience with SEO and Adobe Creative Suite preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60032385

 

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WEEKEND ANCHOR

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV is looking for a great journalist and anchor who can lead our weekend newscasts. We want a journalist who can not only deliver the news from the behind the desk but also find it and tell it from the field.

 

Description:  Anchor weekend newscasts Saturday and Sunday evenings.  Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.  Use editorial judgment to help determine content of the newscasts.  Work with producer and team to create unique, fast-paced newscasts.  Use social media to determine content of newscasts and highlight big social stories.  Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance newscasts and stories.  Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.  Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.  Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.  Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.  Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.  Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.  Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.  Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

 

Requirements:  The ideal candidate can enterprise, shoot, write and edit their own stories and has expert social media skills.

 

Preferred:  Two to three years experience preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Weekend-Anchor-MSJ/J3F5Y678DCLG2C31KB1/

 

The Communications Group Seeks PR Specialist

pr-specialist-job-description_final6-comgroup-full-logoThe Communications Group has a unique agency structure. We are organized by specialty area of practice representing specific expertise:
iB2B Group (industrial B2B) Research & Strategy Group
Digital Group PR Group
Outreach & Education Group Professional & Retail Group
Creative Group
Every client has a team within each applicable specialty group. An Account Planner leads the client team and the Public Relations Specialist plays a role in planning and overall strategy development for each client.
Job Description: Public Relations Specialist

AGENCY ROLE:
ComGroup’s clients are accustomed to receiving a superior level of service and value for their public relations investment. Our Public Relations Specialist’s role serves a wide variety of agriculture, government agency and manufacturing clients. The PR Specialist work directly with our clients to create, implement and measure public relations campaigns.
TEAM MEMBER:
The PR Specialist is required to work collaboratively within the client team to provide proactive and reactive public relations strategy, tactics and counsel to maintain and/or develop relationships with our clients and their audiences.
Providing the best experience requires the PR Specialist to provide creative and technical input to build PR campaigns that complement marketing, outreach and advertising strategies for every client. The ideal candidate should be motivated to take on the challenge of the exciting industry of public relations.
PLANNING, MANAGEMENT, MONITORING & REPORTING:
ComGroup’s PR Specialist is a strategic thinker with exceptional implementation skills that support our clients’ business goals while simultaneously making the most effective use of the clients’ resources. The ideal candidate will have an existing network of media relationships and an exceptional knowledge of the media relations process.
The PR Specialist candidate should demonstrate knowledge in digital communications, including social media management, social media writing, content management system experience and writing for online publication. The candidate should also understand and demonstrate proficient experience in managing integrated communications programs.
The PR Specialist is responsible for management of social media channels, PR campaigns, real-time monitoring and reporting for the above. Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to learn quickly in various technical and creative environments, while delivering quality work by tight deadlines, are key attributes.
Producing measurable results for the client is a key performance indicator for the position.

INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP:
The PR Specialist must be current and knowledgeable about best practices in traditional, digital and other media with a willingness to continue learning as the industry evolves. Strong online, web, mobile and digital media skills are a requirement. The PR Specialist participates in ongoing professional development and stays informed of industry trends. The agency will provide membership to the Arkansas chapter of PRSA.
The candidate must practice public relations in a manner consistent with the PRSA Code of Ethics. The agency will support pursuit of APR accreditation if the candidate is not already accredited.
CLIENT MIX:
The position has an emphasis on agriculture, energy, education and business-to-business sectors. Experience working with trade media including print, digital, online, social and auxiliary channels, is a plus.
TECHNICAL SKILLS:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, social media platforms and measurement tools, CMS, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, other measurement and communication tools is expected.
EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION:
A minimum of 3 years of related experience, such as agency and/or non-profit experience a plus.
A Bachelor’s degree is required with preference given to those in marketing, advertising, mass communications or business. This position is with an agency and requires the time typically known for agency work. This is not a 9-5 position and does not come without occasional weekend commitments – on call PR availability is occasionally required.

CONTACT:
For more information contact Jason Brown, APR, at 501-515-8049 or JBrown@ComGroup.com.

Communications Group Mission: Our mission is to provide our customers with communications solutions that work. We provide value to our customers through innovation, expertise and commitment to service. Learn more at ComGroup.com.

Arkansas-Developed Yoga for Kids Stretches to 16 States

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A unique brand of yoga developed by the Arkansas Extension Service is now helping youths in nine states improve their ability to concentrate, as well as their flexibility and balance. And it all started with a call from a school counselor.

 

The 4-H Yoga for Kids Program was created when Jessica Vincent, Garland County extension agent for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, received a call from a school counselor looking for a way to help the kids in her school deal with stress.

 

From its beginnings in 2013, the program has now spread across Arkansas and into Oklahoma, South Dakota, New Jersey, New York, California, Georgia, Louisiana and Ohio. Instructors from another seven states – Colorado, Texas, Kentucky, Florida, North Carolina, Washington and Wisconsin, have also received training in Yoga for Kids. The curriculum is being taught by more than 300 people nationwide.

 

The program fills the bill for children on several levels. With movements designed with children in mind, Yoga for Kids aims to instill fitness habits at an early age in hopes that it will stick with them into their adult lives by teaching them yoga poses that can easily be done at home. This is key at time when childhood obesity rates continue to grow and only one in three children take part in daily physical activity, according to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.

 

Sillier and noisy

“It’s very much a 4-H brand of yoga,” said Lisa Washburn, associate professor-Health, for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

 

The low cost and non-competitive nature of yoga make the program inclusive to all children. “Some kids might not be wired to do a competitive activity,” Washburn said.

 

The poses that the program teaches are the similar to those in adult yoga, but were carefully selected to ensure they’re safe for children and don’t place any undue stress on any areas of the body, she said.  In classic 4-H style, the poses are meant to be performed in a noisy, joyful and fun manner. A lot of the poses are named after animals, so younger kids can make the noises that the animals makes.

 

“It’s sillier. It’s not quiet,” said Washburn. “It’s usually noisy.”

 

Learning stress management

One of the main goals of the program is to teach kids about stress management.

 

“We have an awful lot of kids that go to the nurse’s office with a stomach ache, but they don’t have digestive problems, they have anxiety,” Washburn said. “They just don’t recognize it.”

 

The program teaches kids how to identify stress and healthy methods of coping, like deep breathing.

 

There is limited research on the benefits yoga has on children. However, some research suggests it can lead to better concentration, self-esteem and listening skills. It has also been shown to improve symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

 

The Yoga for Kids program is working in partnership with Marilou Shreve, doctor of nursing practice, to assess the impact the program has on stress and fitness in Northwest Arkansas schools. Shreve is a clinical instructor at the University of Arkansas. The study will occur during the spring 2017 semester.

 

Iris Phifer, Ashley County Extension staff chair for the Division of Agriculture, leads yoga sessions in four schools in her county.

 

“We reach over 500 youths with that program in the schools,” Phifer said.

 

For the past two years, Ashley County Extension has held a Yoga for Kids camp. Youths ages 9 to 19 learn about health and nutrition and play games. At the end of the two-day camp, each camper received a yoga mat and certificate.

 

“The camp focused on the benefits of yoga, yoga props and equipment, breathing exercises, learning yoga poses, partner poses, games and activities, making glitter bottles as a way to reduce stress, and how to make a healthy plate,” said Phifer.

 

An instructional video that teaches the poses can be purchased at, http://pubs.uaex.edu/pubsWebuser.asp

 

For more information about receiving Yoga for Kids training, contact Lauren Copeland at lncopeland@uaex.edu.

 

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Central Arkansas Library Systems Seeks HR Generalist

HR Generalist – Central Arkansas Library System is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time HR position.  Duties include employment processing, compensation, records management, employee relations and retention, and labor relations.  BA degree and related work experience with preference in labor law and HR Management.  Salary negotiable, includes excellent benefits.

Submit resume/application to:

Jackie Patel, CALS, 100 Rock Street, Little Rock, AR  72201, hr@cals.org by 4:00 PM, February 10, 2017.

ACHI Seeks Web Content Manager

Position Details

Posting #: 50066414 Posted Date: 1/24/2017
Category: Professional/Manager Closing Date: 2/7/2017
Department: ACHI Administration, Operations & IT Location: Little Rock

Web Content Manager will report directly to the ACHI Director of
Communications and will be the primary point person for managing the
content and site architecture for the ACHI website. This person will
work collaboratively with other members of the ACHI team to contribute
to the overall mission of being a catalyst for positive progress in the
health policy arena.

Website Maintenance: Maintains the ACHI website using authoring or
scripting languages, content tools, management tools and digital media.
Works with online content to ensure user friendliness while promoting
search engine optimization. Identifies problems uncovered by testing or
user feedback, corrects problems and/or refers problems to appropriate
party for correction. Evaluates website to ensure that it is valid, is
properly structured, meets industry standards and is compatible with
browsers, devices or operating systems. Participates in strategic
planning and development for the Arkansas All Payer Claims Database
website.

Project Coordination and Team Collaboration: Creates timelines and
tracks progress of multiple projects. Communicates project status to
the Director of Communications. Works in cooperation with ACHI Staff to
develop strategic and tactical plans to facilitate and coordinate the
execution of organization’s web presence. Proactively interacts with
fellow employees in an effort to create, develop, prepare, manage, edit
and proof content for the ACHI website.

Design and Graphical Element Production: Designs and builds digital
elements as required by ACHI subject matter experts.

Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Web Design or related
field plus 4 years of web project management experience, including
writing and editing experience. Experience with SEO and Adobe Creative
Suite preferred.

Salary: Neg.

Apply at https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60032385