Volunteers Needed for AR Kids Read Book Sort Day – August 29, 2016

AR Kids Read logo

In partnership with First Book and Goodwill Industries of Arkansas, 500,000 brand-new books will be distributed throughout the country.There was an on-line vote to see which state would win 100,000 of those books. Arkansans rallied and Arkansas is the WINNER!

All of the 500,000 books are in the Goodwill Industries of Arkansas warehouse. Volunteers are needed to help sort, pack, and organize the books to be distributed to schools and programs in Arkansas and across the country serving children from low-income areas. We need YOUR help!

When: Monday, August 29th – Friday, September 2nd

Where: Goodwill Industries of Arkansas (air-conditioned warehouse)

             7400 Scott Hamilton Dr., Little Rock, AR 72209

Times: Morning Shift: 8:00am to 12:00pm

     Afternoon Shift: 12:30pm to 4:00pm

Needs: Volunteers must be able to stand for their entire shift and lift

             10 to 30 pound boxes of books.

Signup: www.firstbook.org/volunteer

For more information, contact the Book Bank team at fbnbb@firstbook.org or 866-732-3669.

Sign up today to help students in need receive brand new books!

AR Kids Read seeks to improve the future of Arkansas children and families by advancing literacy education through community engagement and tutoring so that all children can read proficiently.

Good LAWD! All Kinda Job Opportunities – 08/16/16

job opportunities

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Signal Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:   Are you looking for a fun environment, with a locally owned company, to show off your sales skills? If you have sales experience and don’t love what you sell, we would love to talk to you! Media sales experience is a plus but a positive track record in selling will also suffice. Working for a family owned business in a fun industry and making money selling. . .it’s a great opportunity.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Submit resume to:  jobs@signalmedia.com.

 

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ACCOUNT MANAGER

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Manage day-to-day responsibilities of key accounts with team members. Provide an optimal customer experience by having a deep understanding of the company’s multimedia solutions.

 

Description:  Daily interaction with existing agency and direct client business; this responsibility includes maintenance of client schedules on television and online in addition to implementation of special projects and promotions.  Works in tandem with AE, Customer Insights and Creative Services to develop sales presentations.  Attends sales meetings and training to obtain sales, product and process information, and to keep abreast of company products and services in order to articulate to client, when appropriate.  Partners with designated Account Executives in the development of new/incremental revenue.  Self-motivation and willingness to work as a team player are essential attributes. Creativity, flexibility, and ability to change with our industry are also keys to success.  Able to make decisions and solve problems independently in an effort to support the customer.  Assists designated Account Executives with maintenance of contracts, generating avails, traffic, make-goods, collections and overall customer service.  Regular tracking of client audience delivery using Nielsen ratings and digital fulfillment.  Coordinates with Account Executive/Clients to set up new customer accounts, contracts, order entry, and revisions. Checks for accuracy.

 

Requirements:   Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Power Point and Excel.  Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently. Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure. Ability to effectively solve problems. Creative and able to adapt quickly to change. Position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong organization and time management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Account-Manager/J3L2QT6BJY0Y839VWVW/

 

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ADVANCED BOOKKEEPER

Image One / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We are seeking someone who can bring experience to our company and make an immediate impact. Our company is growing at a rapid pace and we need an advanced bookkeeper to help us propel this growth. We want you to play a vital role in our accounting department. We want your experience to help our company become more efficient, particularly in regards to A/R. You will be responsible for setting up systems that have proven, positive results.  We want someone who can offer sound advice and help guide management to better decision making.  We are not looking for someone to train, we want you to help us set up better accounting systems from the day you start an exciting career with our company. You’ll work hard in a fast paced environment, and we’ll provide you the opportunity to grow as our company grows.  Benefits are available along with a salary in the top tier of experienced bookkeepers in our area.  If you do not have advanced bookkeeping skills, you will not be considered for this position.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://image1one.com/?show=6

 

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AIR TALENT / SPORTS TALK

Signal Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:   ESPN radio affiliate KABZ 103.7 The Buzz is looking for a Sports Talk Air Talent who uses creative and fresh ideas, delivers a consistently upbeat, entertaining show and constantly strives to maintain and build target audience share to levels above those of any other stations in the market. Provide talent for public appearances and deliver remote broadcasts in a manner that draws listeners to the client’s business, and interact well with the public.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Submit resume to:  jobs@signalmedia.com.

 

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ASSISTANT ATHLETIC / PROGRAM COORDINATOR

City of Bryant / Bryant

 

Summary:  Assists the Athletic & Program Coordinator to implement the vision and goals of the Department.  Assists in overseeing the current recreation programs, tries new ideas and programs.  Must be able to develop new programs to fit the needs of the community

 

Description:  Supervises recreation staff in the absence of the Athletic/Program Coordinator.  Assists with planning, organizing, conducting and coordinating recreational programs.  Assists with overseeing day-to-day operations of recreation and athletic programs.  Prepares a variety of reports and other documents.  Assist in the research and writing grants.  Provides input regarding the development of budgets, including determining staffing and materials; develops fundraising campaigns and solicits sponsor and sponsorship packages.  Assists with rental and registration activities and ensures accurate record keeping for program receipts.  Maintains contacts with neighborhood groups, schools, businesses, law enforcement agencies, volunteer and other community groups and provides necessary coordination of services. Instructs recreation staff and volunteers in the performance of assigned duties and checks on the completion of work.  Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.  Ability to work overtime.  Ability to interact with team members.  Performs other duties as assigned.  Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  Knowledge of a specialized field (however acquired) such as basic accounting, computer, etc.  Equivalent of four years in high school, plus night, trade extension, or correspondence school specialized training, equal to two years of college, plus 7 to 11 months related experience and/or training, and 7 to 11 months related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://ar-bryant2.civicplus.com/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=100&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Assistant-AthleticProgram-Coordinator-138

 

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CHIEF OPERATIONAL OFFICER

Arkansas Center for Health Improvement

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

Position Number:  50047871

Closing:  August 25

 

Summary:  The Chief Operational Officer (COO) for the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI) will work with the Director on strategic activities vital to the sustainability of the organization. The COO is an integral part of the ACHI leadership team, assisting in the creation of efficient and effective operational plans for projects within the organization.  S/He will manage the day-to-day activities by supporting the Director of ACHI in the fulfillment of ACHI’s mission and vision, providing resource management leadership, building organizational capacity, as well as operating as a catalyst for cross-functional learning.  The ideal candidate will handle complex situations and multiple responsibilities simultaneously, mixing long-term projects with the urgency of immediate demands. S/He must also have the demonstrated ability to deal with highly confidential information and act as a liaison between the Director and staff and other external constituencies in matters related to operations. S/He must exhibit the skills necessary to collaborate with and achieve actionable results through others, the ability to build strong and sustainable relationships, and the capability to interact within all levels of the organization. The COO must also show the ability to maintain an eye to detail to oversee all the projects, their resource implications, as well as resolve internal HR-related matters.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management, Finance or related field plus 10 years management experience in progressively advancing positions; OR, Master’s Degree in Business, Management, Finance, Public Health, Health Policy and Managment or related field plus eight (8) years management experience in progressively advancing positions.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60029910

 

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CIRCULATION MANAGER

Courier / Russellville

 

Summary:  The Courier in Russellville is seeking an experienced circulation manager.  The Courier is a 6-day per week (Tuesday-Sunday) morning paper with a compliment of niche publications and a carrier delivered full market TMC. The ideal candidate won’t be afraid to roll up their sleeves as needed and should possess strong skills in distribution operations, marketing and customer service, with a focus on retaining and growing home delivery subscribers and increasing single copy sales. Experience in managing a team of contracted carriers and the ability to use software including CirculationPro (or similar) and Excel spreadsheets is required. Three to five (3-5) years circulation experience is preferred. This position as part of The Courier’s management team is open due to the retirement of our longtime circulation manager.

 

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

 

David Meadows, Publisher

dmeadows@couriernews.com

 

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COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Arkansas Arts Center / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Arts Center seeks an experienced Communications Manager to create and manage public relations and social media strategies, media relations and appearances, and to monitor, collect, organize, analyze and communicate results. Will assist with content creation for press releases, internal publications and collateral material, blog content, web copy, proofreading and other writing duties as assigned. Will leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within industry media locally, regionally and nationally. The ideal candidate will be a detail-focused researcher, self-directed problem solver and skilled in creating engaging narratives to educate, enrich and expand reach across communities.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field required; two to five years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience with and ability to manage a variety of online platforms, content management and media monitoring solutions, in addition to a working knowledge of DSLR photography and the ability to write and edit quickly, accurately and effectively in both AP style and Chicago style.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit cover letter, resume, references and three writing samples to:  personnel@arkansasartscenter.org.

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

St. Vincent Infirmary / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2016-R0071072

 

Summary:  The Communications Specialist manages content development process and strategy, leads social media strategy, and aligns with business development and health promotions objectives. This position serves as an editor of blog and social media posts, as well as magazines and other content avenues, to ensure the brand voice is maintained. This position may serve as spokesperson for the health system.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, marketing, English, technology or related field required.  Minimum of five (5) years of experience in corporate communications, media relations, social media and digital platforms. Technology skills for managing intranet, blogs and websites required. Social media competency required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Search Requisition Number 2016-R0071072 at:

 

https://chi2.taleo.net/careersection/generalalegent/moresearch.ftl?lang=en&radiusType=K&location=862700120329&location=862800120329&searchExpanded=true&radius=1&portal=140141629

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

College of Public Health

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

Position Number:  50046346

Closing:  August 18

 

Summary:  This position will serve as the Communications Specialist for the College of Public Health (COPH). The occupant of the position will be based in the UAMS Office of Marketing & Communications, will also report to the COPH Dean and will be housed in space provided within the COPH.  He/she will be responsible for developing and implementing a communications plan for the COPH, and for serving as co-director of the Communications Unit of the Arkansas Prevention Research Center (ARPRC.)  Will create a monthly newsletter for the COPH, a semiannual newsletter for alumni, a brief annual report for the College and develop website and social media material. The Communications Specialist will also develop articles and press releases jointly with the UAMS Marketing & Communications office and will serve on the UAMS Internal Affairs Communications Committee. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, journalism or other field plus three (3) years of writing and editing experience in the field of communications or journalism.

 

Preferred:  Social media communications and marketing experience preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030493

 

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COORDINATOR / BRIDGE PROGRAM

Academic Affairs & Research

Arkansas State University / Jonesboro

Closing:  August 19

 

Summary:  This positions will:  a) market the program;  b) recruit;  c) provide professional development and student support;  d) program assessment;  and e) track students who participate in the program.

 

Description:  Develop strategies for identifying and recruiting bridge students.  Travel to PSC and UAPB for recruitment and coordination.  Work with sponsored program accounting and finance department to disperse stipend checks to summer research interns.  Work with student support services to help summer research interns with housing, meals etc.  Organize external advisory board meetings and regular conference call meetings with Co-PIs at PSC and UAPB.  Attend the Fisk-Vanderbilt Bridge program boot camp for training.  Conduct surveys for assessment coordinating with the external evaluator of the program.  Participate in EPSCoR Track III meetings.  Prepare annual report.  Develop promotional material for program with the assistance of university marketing department.  Prepare reports on enrollment and monitor success of students.  Meet with students regularly to provide necessary support to meet bridge outcomes.  Meet with students regularly to monitor academic performance and attendance.  Maintain accurate records of interactions with students.  Serve as a liaison and fostering relationships with Co-PIs, other advisors, faculty and administrative departments.  Identify best practices and enhancement opportunities for bridge program.  Oversee daily operations of the program.  Organize professional development seminars/discussions for the Bridge students.  Create structured experiences to support career exploration.  Facilitate extra -curricular programs/activities as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of effective experience in advisement/higher education and/or experience working with underrepresented students, ability to demonstrate excellent computer skills (Microsoft office and experience with an academic database), excellent written/verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills. Must be detail oriented and have the ability to provide timely and accurate information.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ARKASTAT2&cws=1&rid=10904

 

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COPY EDITOR

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Little Rock

 

Summary:  A newspaper with a copy desk that focuses on editing for the print product? Is there such a thing any more?  Yes, there is, and one of the papers with one is the ArkansasDemocrat-Gazette in Little Rock.  We have an opening on our night copy desk for a copy editor.  We’re hunting a journalist who loves words and grammar, and takes delight in learning something new every day. We aim to consistently deliver a well-edited, interesting newspaper to our readers.  The person we hire for this position will be expected to edit stories for grammar, AP style and content; and to write accurate, attention-grabbing headlines. This person will also work on the wire desk, selecting what stories we publish and, at times, combining big-news stories into a single, comprehensive story.   We are seeking a news junkie who has at least a year of daily newspaper copy-editing experience, which can include internships.   The salary is based on experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: Submit resume, including a job references and examples of headlines and editing, to:

 

Sandra Tyler, News Editor

styler@arkansasonline.com

 

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Philander Smith College / Little Rock

 

Description:  Assist the Director of Development and the Vice President for Institutional Advancement with development and execution of strategic plan for the Annual Fund Campaign.  Work with the Trustees to develop and staff the Board Cultivation Project.  Staff the Prospect Management Committee (PMC) and carry a portfolio of major gift prospects.  Prepare all proposals and solicitation materials as required.  Develop cultivation and solicitation strategies.  Prepare call reports and briefings in a timely manner and submit weekly and/or monthly activity reports.  Coordinate all annual giving for the College, including direct mail, phonathon, direct solicitation, and email.  Represent the College at various campus events/functions and at external community events.  Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development in consultation with the  Vice President.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree required with three or more years of fund raising/development or sales-related experience.  Higher education experience preferred.  Will strongly consider transferable skills.  Preference given to candidates with major gifts and annual fund experience.  Have a track record in meeting or exceeding annual goals.  Successful experience in maintaining/cultivating a prospect portfolio.  Working knowledge of and ability to provide information on planned giving and estate planning to prospects.  Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to work effectively and in a cooperative manner with all college employees and constituencies.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Submit letter of application, resume and a list of three references to:  humanresources@philander.edu.   (Email subject line should include the full name of the position for which you are applying, and documents should be in Word format.)

 

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER / ANNUAL GIFTS

ACH Foundation

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

Posting Number:  3027424

 

Summary:  Identify, cultivate and solicit individuals and groups for annual gifts in support of Hospital and Research Institute programs. Maintain and steward an ongoing relationship with donors and volunteers, while identifying new prospects. Coordinate interaction with hospital staff to facilitate all aspects of philanthropic process. Collaborate with Foundation team on annual gift planning. Other select projects will be assigned. Must have own transportation and be willing to travel routinely throughout the state, including nights and weekends.

 

Description:  Manage Annual Fundraising & Community-Based Activities – Collaborate on creation and implement formal plan for annual fundraising activities including goals, timelines and budgets.  Make recommendations to SrVP/VP/DOD (Director of Development) regarding appropriate cultivation activities.  Plan and implement orientation and training for volunteers. Make appropriate presentations to support all volunteer efforts.  Meet or exceed assigned metrics (personal visits, number of donors, number of members, referrals and revenue.)  Oversee fiscal management and record keeping of all gifts.  Solicit Groups & Individuals for Outright & Third-Party Gifts – Cultivate and solicit in a timely manner those individuals or groups assigned.  Travel and work with donors and volunteers throughout the state, including nights and weekends.  On receiving assignment of prospects, create a cultivation/solicitation time table.  Provide a monthly administrative staff report.  Assist with events as assigned.  Work with communications and planning staff to develop support materials.  Coordinate contracts with SrVP/VP/DOD.  In Compliance with ACH’s Fleet Management Policy, drives an ACH owned, leased, or personal vehicles frequently in the performance of essential job functions.  Steward & Recognize Annual Gift Donors – Steward assigned donors through planned activities to assure continued involvement.  Provide any formal donor recognition appropriate to the gift.  Coordinate and support membership, planning and recognition meetings/events.  Direct Training, Development & Continuing Education for Annual Gifts Volunteers – Develop training activities for volunteers to ensure adequate understanding of annual gift programs.  Participate in local, regional and national training as requested.  Supervise and mentor volunteers.  Collaborate with SrVP/VP/DOD for implementation of annual fundraising activities.  Complete Projects & Other Duties as Assigned – Coordinate, plan and evaluate special projects as assigned.  Pursue knowledge of hospital operations and fundraising best practices.  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 including inventory control for promotional items.

 

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

 

Preferred:  Five (5) years development experience preferred.  One (1) year membership in national and local chapters of AHP, AFP, CASE or PPP experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3027424

 

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DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH ANALYST

ACH Foundation

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

Posting Number:  3025072

 

Summary:  Conducts research and supports moves management system for donors/prospects to aid in their solicitation for various forms of gifts. Assists with maintaining a comprehensive donor research library and remains current in the use of these materials. Assists Foundation staff in analysis of individual, foundation and corporate donors and suggests cultivation/ solicitation strategies.

 

Description:  Supports a Comprehensive Donor/Prospect Research Program with Emphasis on Providing Research Information Upon Request & Supporting a Major Donor Identification Program – Under the supervision of the Development Research Manager, identifies and qualifies potential donors for major gifts for staff assignment.  Compiles complete and accurate research profiles of assigned donors and prospects in response to requests from Foundation staff and the Development Research Manager.  Meets appropriate standards regarding research information storage and access.  Updates donor records with all appropriate research information.  Understands various software applications related to donor research.  Supports Moves Management & Prospect Tracking Programs for Major Gifts – Assists the Development Research Manager in working with major gift officers on portfolio and research needs, enabling them to meet fundraising goals.  Assists the Development Research Manager in suggesting appropriate cultivation and solicitation strategies for individual donors/prospects.  Maintains solicitation based prospect management tracking system.  Assists in report preparation and supports agenda development, meeting minutes and meeting follow up for major gifts moves management meetings.  Supports a Prospect Tracking Program for Annual Gifts – Maintains solicitation based prospect management tracking system.  Attends annual gifts meetings as required.  Provides Development Research Manager with data, reporting and research support as needed.  Stays Current on Research Techniques & Materials – Helps maintain a library of appropriate reference materials for the purpose of donor research, including responsibility for adopting innovative resources and approaches to maximize the value of prospect research.  Understands and utilizes resources, including software, needed to keep the donor research system current.  Demonstrates knowledge regarding online tools for prospect research.  Stays current on research issues through reading available articles, books, periodicals, etc.  Attends approved research training seminars/workshops.  Is an active member of the Arkansas Prospect Research Association.  Follows and contributes to a manual of operating procedures for Foundation staff to retrieve research information from the donor database.  Monitor Local, Regional & National Publications – Implements strategies for monitoring local and national news and business publications.  Stays abreast of prospect information and local and regional business developments and economic trends.  Sends information to the Development Research Manager and development staff as appropriate.  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, or other similar field of study;  OR, four years related experience and/or training;  OR, equivalent combination of education and experience.  One (1) year total experience required.

 

Preferred:  Nonprofit work experience preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3025072

 

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DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

St. Vincent Foundation

St. Vincent Infirmary / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2016-R0068022

 

Summary:  Serve as the lead solicitor of Annual Gifts including the CEO’s Club, Grateful patient program and Employee campaign for the Saint Vincent Hospital System and for managing Foundation events including securing sponsorships for the events.  Responsible for identifying and securing investors to support the annual needs of the Health System. Responsible for maintaining the prospect database and for working directly with the Director- Major Gifts and the VP and Chief Development Officer of the Foundation.   Responsible for building relationships with investors and sponsors and recognizing their contributions to the Foundation.  Accountable for meeting annual appeal/campaign goals, integrating innovative communication tools and building Foundation promoters among the CEO’s Club members, SVHS patients, employees, annual donors and sponsors.

 

Description:  Management of Annual Giving Programs and Coordination of Foundation Events – Maintain working knowledge and up-to-date information on fund raising and tax implications of charitable giving.  Develop presentation and engagement tools to facilitate the solicitation process.  Solicit Sponsorships from potential investors and corporations/foundations.  Accountable for monthly and annual quotas related to visits and secured investments as well as individual appeals.  Increase employee participation in annual employee campaign.  Develop and Implement Grateful Patient  Program.  Produce high-quality events.  Work closely with the Executive leadership team.  Contribute to the successful execution of the annual strategic plan.  Donor/Sponsor Relations –  Maintain communication with donors, sponsors and prospects.  Insure donors/investors are thanked immediately and recognized regularly.  Represent the Foundation in a professional, ethical manner and in accordance with company policies.  Donor/Sponsor Records –  Create and manage annual donor/sponsor lists.  Document and maintain records related to donor activities in timely fashion according to policy.  Communication – Represent the Health System and Foundation in a professional manner and treat everyone with respect, compassion and dignity.  Treats people with equality regardless of their race, sex age, nationality or position in the organization.  Truthful; words and actions are consistent.  Respond to expressed needs in timely manner; does not let requests sit unanswered.  Handle unanticipated events and crisis situations in a positive, constructive manner.  Oral and written communication is clear, understandable and professional.  Promote and demonstrate a spirit of accomplishment, enthusiasm and esprit de corps.  Participate as part of a team in decision making and goal planning and attain cooperation of team in accomplishing objectives.  Performs Other Duties as Assigned – Events and Donor activities will occasionally require evening and weekend hours.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors degree.  Minimum of five (5) years of experience in project management, development, sales or marketing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Search Requisition Number 2016-R0068022 at:

 

https://chi2.taleo.net/careersection/generalalegent/moresearch.ftl?lang=en&radiusType=K&location=862700120329&location=862800120329&searchExpanded=true&radius=1&portal=140141629

 

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DIGITAL CLIENT EXECUTIVE

Acxiom / Little Rock

Req. Number:  JR002601

 

Summary:  The Digital Client Executive role is client service-focused focusing on the digital marketing ecosystem, requiring a blend of account management, client delivery, and cross-functional leadership expertise. The primary function of the role is to lead successful Live Ramp Connect implementations while partnering with Sales & Client Services teams to stimulate client adoption and establish a solid foundation for business development.

 

Description:   Lead a cross-functional team of technical and marketing resources to successfully implement and manage solutions involving digital marketing capabilities.  These include the LiveRamp Connection platform, Marketshare partnership solution, and Preferred Partner measurement solution.  Engage with the front-line sales team to develop and execute a strategy across the client, agency, and relevant partners that achieves adoption of the platform that maximizes client value and volume of media spend traffic through Acxiom.  Coordinate appropriate communication internally and externally around issues and/or escalations that arise during the implementation and ongoing marketing operations of the digital solution.  Own and be accountable for the successful execution of the implementation and production of the digital marketing solution.  Act as a consultative resource for the account team and client for issues or opportunities to leverage the Hosted Analytic Environment.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of experience in sales, marketing, or related field.  Demonstrated success leading cross-functional teams and building strong relationships across internal teams.  Client relationship management experience.  Effective management of issues and escalations both internally and externally.  PACT – Passion, Accountability, Creativity, Teamwork (foundation of Acxiom’s culture.)

 

Preferred:  Previous experience in a consultative role with a strong understanding of the digital marketing space.  Account management/business development experience (contracting process, P&L, revenue growth strategies & tactics, etc.)  Basic project management skills.  Very strong written & oral communication and presentation skills.  Strong sense of urgency/responsiveness.  Ability to understand and absorb complex technical concepts and communicate them to a non-technical audience effectively.  Proactive communicator and effective influencer with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://acxiom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AcxiomUSA/job/Conway/Digital-Client-Executive_JR002601-1

 

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DIGITAL MEDIA DESIGNER

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art / Bentonville

 

Summary:  Position is responsible for supporting digital media projects through: planning and development, design and user experience optimization, strategy and SEO for digital communications materials for Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Such materials may include but are not limited to the Museum’s website, exhibition microsites, web banners, and other marketing support sites, in-gallery kiosks and displays, digital signage and calendars, enewsletters, and other electronic communications vehicles.

 

Description:  Work in collaboration with digital media team to strategize, plan and develop digital communications.  Manage digital media projects from initiation to delivery.  Concept, design and test effective and engaging digital experiences across multiple platforms for Crystal Bridges digital communication needs.  Organize information architecture and site navigation.  Develop wire frames, mock ups and prototypes.  Adhere to the brand standards of the organization and the creative direction set by Creative Services Manager and Digital Media Manager.  Design digital mockups and prototypes for various digital communications projects.  Develop responsive/adaptive designs based on screen size, platform, and orientation.  Engage in website and enewsletter testing across browsers, screen sizes, platforms, and orientation.  Remain current with web design standards, best practices, emerging technology, and industry trends.  Design, manage, and execute electronic communications vehicles.  Collaborate with stakeholders to review and revise plans for digital communications.  Maintain Museum SEO and Analytics goals.  Analyze and report numbers for stakeholders.  Work with data and metrics to create data driven decisions and designs.  Coordinate project proofing to identify errors prior to publishing.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Associate’s degree in web, graphic design or related field.  Experience and/or training in at least two of the following areas: communications, web design, business management, education, arts-related field.  (In regard to education and experience, an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience will satisfy the minimum requirements.)  Experience in font-end development for CMS platforms such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla and SiteCore.  Comfortable working closely with graphic design and web development team members.  Ability to follow changing industry-wide SEO best practices.  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under a tight deadline.  Ability to work with 3rd party web developers and software vendors.  Excellent knowledge of design principles, web standards, responsive web design and usability.  Ability to receive critical feedback on work and make necessary adjustments.  Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.  Familiarity with version tracking and project management software.  Experience in mobile design is a plus.  Ability to scope and specify project requirements.  Experience in publication design, typography and computer-based illustration skills.

 

Preferred:  Two (2) years work experience or training in web design, preferred. Work as part of a creative team preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://crystalbridges.org/careers-internships/job-descriptions/?gnk=job&gni=8a78824756203f9b0156277f9b930d25

 

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DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL FUND

Athletic Administration

Arkansas State University / Little Rock

Closing:  August 19

 

Summary:  Arkansas State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. In pursuit of this commitment, Arkansas State University-Jonesboro, a Football Bowl Subdivision member of the Sun Belt Conference that sponsors 16 sports, seeks applicants for a Director of the Annual Fund and Premium Seating.

 

Description:  The successful candidate will provide support and assist in various areas including, but not limited to, development of the annual fund and overseeing ticket and parking processes, premium seating, assist with recruitment efforts for the Red Wolves Foundation, assist with special events involving fundraising, donor relations and gameday experience. Skills in Microsoft Office programs would prove beneficial.

 

Requirements:  The qualified candidate will have a successful record of working within a team environment. The Candidate must possess effective oral and written communication skills, and have a strong attention to detail. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required. Experience in web design and donor/ticket software are a plus. A bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations or a related field, plus one year or more of relevant work experience is required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ARKASTAT2&cws=1&rid=11215

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Institutional Advancement

University of Central Arkansas (UCA) / Conway

Position Number:  027001

 

Summary:  Advancement efforts at the University of Central Arkansas have a tremendous impact on our students and community through resources secured from donors for scholarships, faculty positions, programs, and innovative facilities. Understanding that consistent engagement and outreach efforts will be required to build the culture of engagement and philanthropy that the University seeks, Advancement strives to build lifelong relationships with our alumni, families, and friends. Advancement professionals at the University of Central Arkansas are relationship-focused, alumni- and donor-centric, collaborative, ethical, and results-oriented. We are committed to excellence and consistently challenge ourselves and each other to strive toward higher levels of achievement.  This position reports directly to the Executive Director of Development. This position will be responsible for designing and implementing major gift fundraising strategies in support of the University of Central Arkansas’ mission and goals. The potential candidate will primarily serve the College of Business in supporting its initiatives and priorities with the interests and passions of donors advancing successful major gift partnerships. This position is expected to develop and manage a robust prospect portfolio to meet established metric goals. The ideal candidate must also demonstrate a strong commitment to collaboration and University citizenship in executing successful donor strategies.

 

Description:  Fundraising.  Partner with key academic leaders to establish fundraising priorities and develop meaningful, productive relationships with a portfolio of major gift donors including alumni, friends and parents.  Engage philanthropic support for designated college and work closely with major, principal, and planned gift donors of that college.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Applicable fundraising experience.  Valid driver’s license.

 

Preferred:  Graduate degree.  Higher education fundraising experience strongly preferred.  Demonstrated track-record of securing major gifts ($25,000+) by strategically managing a portfolio and fostering meaningful relationships.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/2780

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT / UNIVERSITY INITIATIVES

University Development

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  14196

Closing:  August 22

 

Summary:  The Director of Development will provide strategic oversight and daily management of the fundraising efforts for initiatives identified by the Division. This position will work collaboratively with the other members of the department, as well as the division and will report directly to the Dean of the Honors College and to the Executive Director of Development for University Initiatives in the Development department.  The Director of Development will manage private giving strategy for the Honors College, including strategic oversight for the Campaign Arkansas Committee and other fundraising projects that arise to help advance the University. This position will work with all university administrators and campaign volunteers to identify, engage, solicit, and steward donors to the respective areas; manage the Dean/Vice Chancellor’s development activity, as well as other university personnel and volunteers, and plan meetings, on-sight visits, and special events as needed to position the identified units appropriately.  The Director of Development will manage a portfolio of approximately 90 prospects and average ten or more personally scheduled visits with donors/prospects each month. This position will deliver, on average, ten major gift proposals a year.  The Director of Development will manage all follow up reports and correspondence in a professional and timely manner and be mindful of expenditures especially travel throughout the year. This position will perform administrative duties as assigned and adhere to University Development policies and procedures.  Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job function of this job, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least five years of full-time, professional experience in fundraising with at least three years major-gift fundraising or related experience.  Previous, successful experience in a major giving campaign, preferably in higher education.  Experience with planned and deferred giving and other giving vehicles.  Experience launching new fundraising programs and initiatives.  Experience managing volunteers and advisory boards.  Supervisory experience.  Experience in data screening, analysis, and interpretation.  Willingness to travel on behalf of the university and work irregular hours if needed.

 

Preferred:  Experience with a university campus and unit fundraising.  Experience working collaboratively with highly-productive staff and teams.

 

To Apply, or for more information:      https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/15592

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS

Scott Family Amazeum / Bentonville

 

Summary:  The Scott Family Amazeum is a hands-on, interactive museum for children and families that creates a fun environment where risk taking, imagination, problem solving, discovery, collaboration and exploration bring children and adults together to learn and grow.  The Director of Development and Communications is responsible for developing and implementing a strategy to secure philanthropic and membership support as well as for developing an effective and inspiring public relations and media strategy that reinforces the museum’s identity and furthers the organizational vision.  The Director of Development and Communications supervises the Marketing Manager and the Membership Manager and provides direction and support to those departments.  Reporting to the Executive Director, this position is directly involved in supporting the organization’s mission and achievement of strategic goals. The Director of Development and Communications is a senior-level position that provides visionary leadership necessary to create the foundation for an active and vibrant museum.

 

Description:  Develops effective strategy for soliciting ongoing philanthropic support through major gifts, corporate and foundation support, special events, and planned giving.  Identifies, researches, cultivates and solicits prospects.  Creates and implements strategies to effectively communicate progress and results both to the institution and external stakeholders.  Manages a comprehensive budget, complex schedule, and responsibility matrix to ensure development strategy aligns with the museum’s programmatic goals.  Manages the donor database including gift processing, prospect tracking, and acknowledgements.  Represents the museum in the community.  In collaboration with the marketing manager, creates an ongoing strategic media relations and earned media plan.  Work with donors and partners on announcements regarding the Amazeum, to ensure consistent branding and key message placement.  Supervises the Membership Manager, Marketing Manager, and two positions to be hired – the Development Manager and the Events and Rentals Coordinator.  Strategizes with senior leadership of the museum and the board of directors to set overall core purpose, mission, and values.  Shares responsibility as designated museum operational point person, along with other senior leadership of the museum.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Minimum of five (5) years experience in fundraising; including at least three (3) years in a senior level position.  Proven track record in securing contributed revenue.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Well versed in donor and gift processing databases.  Ability to organize time effectively and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.  Strong attention to detail.  Strong track record of ethics with regard to fundraising.  Ability to build and maintain strict confidentiality.  Strong curiosity and passion for learning, with an excitement for new challenges.  Systems-thinker with ability to create effective and efficient workflows.  Proven ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.  Willingness to travel, work nights and weekends as required for special events.

 

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

 

Diana Eike, Office Administrator

deike@amazeum.org

 

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DIRECTOR OF STEWARDSHIP & DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION

Institutional Advancement – Planned Gifts

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

Position Number:  50035699

Closing:  August 29

 

Summary:  The Director of Stewardship and Development Administration will focus primarily on a comprehensive stewardship program and development administration functions in the Office of Development within the Division of Institutional Advancement. Institutional Advancement oversees the solicitation and acceptance of private source funding for the benefit of UAMS and conducts, manages and oversees all fundraising activities and gift acknowledgement operations. This position will support the role of the Office of Development to provide appropriate stewardship of donors’ gifts and to act as a resource for the directors of development and other Institutional Advancement staff concerning processes, guidelines and policies relating to fundraising, gifts, gift solicitations, proposals, gift acceptance, gift substantiation, donor intent, establishment of endowments, stewardship, and other matters relating to fundraising and development. This is a new role created for the purpose of contributing to an existing structure which supports accuracy, best practices, compliance, ethics, and education. This position reports to the Senior Assistant Vice Chancellor of Development Administration.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or other field plus five (5) years of philanthropic management experience, with at least three (3) of those years working in higher education, advancement, philanthropy or for a non-profit. Experience with the Advance donor database system or other data system preferred and knowledge of legal requirements for philanthropic organizations is a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030569

 

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EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS COORDINATOR

Southwest Power Pool / Little Rock

Job Code:  16-091

 

Summary:  The Employee Programs Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, planning, communicating, and administering SPP employee-related programs and events.  Examples include: Wellness Program, Family Picnic, Holiday Luncheon, Service Anniversaries, Joys & Concerns, and recognition programs. While many of the programs are company-wide in nature, this position may provide direction and assistance to departments or organizations in the planning of “company sponsored” events.

 

Description:   Coordinate internal employee events including SPP’s Annual Leadership Conference, Annual Family Picnic, Annual Holiday Luncheon, and other company sponsored employee functions and events.  Coordinate marketing and promotional materials, including writing feature stories, event photography, and coordinating communication efforts with other departments in order to effectively promote the various events and programs available to employees.  Manage SPP’s Corporate Wellness program that includes health screenings, flu shots, wellness activities, and research for future programs.  Coordinate the ordering of and budgeting for all corporate logo items.  Administer service anniversary awards program by setting budget and coordinating with vendor.  Corporate ticket program.  Coordinate and promote tickets for the Arkansas Travelers, The Rep, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, UALR Trojan Basketball, and represent SPP to these organizations.  Coordinate Corporate contributions program.  Assist with training and development initiatives.  Promote and market all internal training and development programs for the team.  Administering corporate engagement surveys and activities.  Understanding of and compliance with SPP Policies and Procedures.  Assist with the coordination of the SPP Intern Program.  Manage special projects as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Minimum of (1) one year experience in employee/public relations or event coordination.  Thorough knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office products including extensive experience ine-mail, word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.  Excellent customer service and organizational skills.  Excellent written and oral communications skills.  Must be flexible and able to function with constantly changing and multiple priorities.  Maintain corporate and employee confidentiality at all times.  Maintain a professional attitude and appearance.  Regular attendance and punctuality.

 

Preferred:  Basic working knowledge of layout/graphic design.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.spp.org/careers/apply/           (search Job Code 16-091)

 

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EMPLOYEE RELATIONS ADMINISTRATOR

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield / Little Rock

Job Code:  013103

 

Summary:  The Employee Relations Coordinator is both a strategic and hands-on role that is accountable for ensuring company compliance with Federal Equal Opportunity Laws and guidelines while developing and maintaining an effective diversity program.  The incumbent is also responsible for maintaining all Affirmative Action Programs as well as associated reporting.  The incumbent will develop an employee relations environment promoting a fair and equal treatment of all staff including employees, contractors, temporaries and applicants.  This position has the responsibility to conduct exit interviews and compile reports based on same.

 

Description:  Provide comprehensive Employment Relations and Affirmative Action guidance to Human Resource Business Partners and management staff.  Responsible for maintaining all EEO, and Veterans reporting.  Responsible for annual Affirmative Action Plans.  Responsible for building and maintaining and effective Diversity program.  Consult with Human Resources leadership regarding Affirmative Action Plans.  Develop, conduct and provide reporting for Exit Interviews.  Partner with management in developing processes, strategies and tools to meet affirmative action goals.  Organize external activities to meet Section 503 and VEVRA compliance.  Provide affirmative action and diversity training for all levels of staff.   Participate in Employee Relations investigations.  Guide the appeals process for Employee Relations issues.  Provide performance management training to supervisory and management staff.  Participate in the interview process with assigned business unit and other business units as needed and in recruiter’s absence.  Contribute to overall development, implementation and administration of the Human Resources program.  Generate reports and provide data-backed solutions to Human Resources Management.  Maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentially.  Additional tasks and projects will be assigned based upon divisional needs.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or above in Human Resources, Business or related field; OR, minimum eight (8) years exempt-level experience in a professional Human Resources role.  Five years experience in Human Resources working with employees at all levels.  Three years Employee Relations experience.  Two years conflict resolution experience. Must obtain certification in conflict resolution/mediation within two years of hire.  One year experience developing presentations and providing associated training.  Broad understanding of human resources functions including staffing, compensation, employee relations, organizational development, performance management and labor relations.  PHR, SPHR or SHRM certification required; if not certified, must obtain within two years of hire.  Documented project management experience required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.arkansasbluecross.com/about/PosDesc.aspx?RequisitionID=10309

 

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EVENT COORDINATOR

Research & Service Units

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  14307

Closing:  August 26

 

Summary:  The Event Coordinator will organize, prepare, setup, and attend workshops, conferences, and other meetings in various parts of the state. The Event Coordinator will travel to assigned institutes, transporting materials and resources through use of the office van. The Coordinator will research and gather materials on assigned special projects for use in meetings and reports by their supervisor; process documents by logging, coding, recording, verifying, and recalculating data; initiate, receive, and process materials and documents; and compose, enter, and edit various documents including letters, reports, forms, narratives, and training materials. This position works with parties within and outside of the organization and will also provide assistance as needed to other Arkansas Leadership Academy team members.  Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent.  One year of specialized training in business management, business education, or a related field.  Four years of experience in administrative support, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity.

 

Preferred:   One year of experience in event planning.  One year of experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and Adobe Acrobat.  One year of experience working with diverse employees and customers.  One year of experience creating a Banquet Event Order.

 

To Apply, or for more information:      https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/15693

 

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EVENTS MANAGER      

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  The Events Manager serves three main functions for the organization; coordinates and executes outside sales efforts for client rental, acts as primary contact for rental clients from inquiry to invoice and communicates needs of events internally, acts as lead event coordinator for Walton Arts Center special events.

 

Description:   Sales – Build and maintain relationships with local, regional and national event rental clients; both corporations and individuals.  Negotiate contracts with clients that upsell goods and services that the organization can provide to maximize revenue.  Coordinate sales efforts with Development team and Group Ticket Sales to ensure opportunities to upsell an event rental are considered.  Maintain database of event sales inquiries through the organization’s venue management software.  Lead team dedicated to shaping the presence of event rental information on both the Walton Arts Center and Walmart AMP websites.  Work with Marketing to develop promotional materials and create marketing plans for client events.  Event Management – Serves as primary contact for client from inquiry to invoice.  Ensure client has executed all necessary parts of written agreement and met financial responsibilities. (Usage agreements, certificate of insurance, signed estimate, collect deposit, send final invoice, etc.)  Serves as interdepartmental liaison responsible for communicating event requirements across the organization and recording necessary data regarding events in the organization’s venue management software system.  Negotiates with area businesses and vendors to provide exceptional services for Walton Arts Center and our clients  Recruits local approved caterers and maintains those relationships and ensures collection of appropriate commissions.  Provides input and assists in the development of policies surrounding client rental events.  Research current industry rental event practices, rates and trends to keep Walton Arts Center policies up to date.  Works with Box Office team on ticketing services required for client events.  Maintain client event documentation; both internal for staff and external documents shared with clients.  Review event plans with appropriate staff to ensure safety of setup for patrons and all codes and legal requirements have been met (Fire Code, Alcohol regulations, etc.) Assists Director of Events with assigned administrative tasks.  Special Events – Leads in the creative design and coordination of assigned events and meetings; crafting the aesthetic vision for these events.  Serves as onsite event manager for Walton Arts Center special events.  Research themes and stakeholder’s desires; make appropriate suggestions and solicit feedback; execute accordingly.  Keep stakeholders informed throughout planning process and update on budget as necessary.  Keep current on design/event trends in the industry.  Finance – Exercises sound independent judgment while being accountable for purchases within Events budget area.  Assists Director of Events and Patron Services in budget development and reconciliation for Events income and expenses.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field required plus three years of live event coordination, with a focus on customer service. Experience in a performing arts environment is highly desirable.

 

To Apply, or for more information: Email cover letter and resume (using the subject line “Events Manager”) to:

 

Karen Percival, Director of Human Resources

humanresources@waltonartscenter.org

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT II

Program Management Office

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

Position Number:  50035741

Closing:  August 16

 

Summary:  The Executive Assistant II will be responsible for a broad range of activities that are critical to the functioning of the Service Lines, Program Management Office (PgMO) and will directly support the Chief Integration Officer/Associate Vice Chancellor (CIO). This position affords indirect support across the 15 ICE Service Lines as well as to the PgMO and will be responsible for a wide array of activities to ensure day-to-day operations of the office goes smoothly. The Executive Assistant II will also provide data/information as well as establish processes that ensure the administrative and clinical functions of the Service Lines/PgMO are efficient and effective. In addition, the position will be responsible for planning, coordination, and completion of key tasks such as scheduling, coordinating meetings, meeting space, catering, meeting notifications, agendas minutes, etc.  The position provides a broad array of executive support to the CIO as well as to key SL Councils (Service Line Directors, Service Line Administrative Council and the SL ICE Leadership meeting. This position oversees purchasing and travel for the Service Line Support administrative office and manages cost and ensures compliance within a set budget.  The Service Line Support Executive Assistant II must have the ability to set goals, prioritize competing demands, be an efficient task manager and an effective, friendly communicator. This position communicates and interacts with all levels of personnel and must demonstrate highly effective interpersonal skills by maintaining good working relationships with all programs and divisions within the Integrated Clinical Enterprise and PgMO. Additionally, the Executive Assistant II must make effective use of organization resources and demonstrate skills as a systems thinker. Must have the ability to plan, coordinate, and execute while working independently. The Executive Assistant II is required to demonstrate complex problem-solving skills by anticipating, analyzing, interpreting and solving problems in accordance with the mission and goals of ICE, Service Lines, PgMO and the broader institution. Must maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive strategic and personnel-related information.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or related field, plus four (4) years administrative support experience, including program administration and project management experience;  OR, a high school diploma/GED plus eight (8) years administrative support experience, including program administration and project management experience.  Experience in supervision of staff is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030456

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER / ON-SITE

Brandmuscle / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The On-Site Graphic Designer serves as the primary design and data entry support for the alcohol distributor. This role produces a variety of point of sale material using approved brand templates as well as original concepts following supplier brand guidelines.

 

Description:  Manages multiple design projects of varying complexities simultaneously ensuring all client directions are followed.  Manage individual design queue – Expected to design all assigned orders within 48 hour turnaround. Design between 5 and 10 standard jobs in a day.  Accountable for quality of work and timeliness of delivery across all creative projects.  Collects local print requests from sales force and inputs complete and accurate information into proprietary software application.  Understands all aspects of design, approval & production process.  Troubleshoots customer issues over the phone, email, and in person.  Maintains company standard of quality and customer service.  Provides an outstanding customer service experience by using consultative skills to anticipate customer needs, suggest alternatives, and find solutions to meet customer needs.  Adheres to brand guidelines for both distributor and supplier clients and act as “brand advocate” when necessary.  Follows up with questions and requests from Chicago design and support teams in a timely manner.  Receives and inspects inventory, and distributes finished material.  May be required to operate in-house large and small format printers to produce rush projects and client proofs.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Search Arkansas at:

 

http://www.brandmuscle.com/whoweare/careers.aspx

 

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HERITAGE AGENCY DIRECTOR

Delta Cultural Center

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Helena-West Helena

Position Number:  22092771

Salary:  $50,029 – $77,539

Closing:  December 31

 

Summary:   The Heritage Agency Director is responsible for the planning and direction of the overall operation of a Department of Arkansas Heritage agency, providing direction to lower level managers, performing administrative duties and coordinating activities with other work units within and outside the department. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Plans and directs the overall operation of the Agency within the Department by coordinating and evaluating all aspects of programs and services to ensure goals and objectives of division are met. Works within broad guidelines to develop programs and services to provide efficient operations; establishes policies and regulations for the agency with the advice and support of the Department of Arkansas Heritage director; implements departmental policies and programs, and recommends legislation affecting division. Provides direction to lower level managers and staff by interviewing and selecting managerial level applicants, reviewing and approving selections of lower level managers, and assessing managerial capability of staff in specific areas. Sets priorities and allocates resources. Delegates responsibility for specific programs and projects. Evaluates managers’ performance and reviews and approves personnel actions for key positions within the division. Provides guidance and budgetary limitations to lower level managers. Develops budget requests for division; monitors the status of funds for operations and directs adjustments where necessary. Approves/disapproves purchases of supplies and equipment, reviews and approves all contracts, capital improvements, and acquisitions in accordance with agency and departmental policy. Coordinates activities with other work units within and outside the department; serves as spokesman for the agency in promotion and interpretation of regulations, programs, services, and policies, negotiates agreements with other state, federal, local, or non-governmental organizations; provides information to federal, state, and local agencies and officials concerning the impact of proposed legislation and other relevant issues; serves on various committees as a representative of the division or department. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related area; plus six years of experience in program development and administration, including three years in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

Preferred:  Formal education equivalent of a maser’s degree with a major in public or business administration, management or related field; plus 5 years of progressively more responsible experience in the related area, including 3 years of supervisory and management experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=c0ac263f9869d4567f922f2daf5f66e4&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=84489

 

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LEGAL AFFAIRS & PLANNED GIVING DIRECTOR

Arkansas Community Foundation / Little Rock

Closing:  August 30

 

Description:   Develop an effective educational and communications program professional advisors.  Serve as the Foundation’s principal representative to professional advisors and planners and promote the benefits of using the Foundation to accomplish planned giving objectives.  Work with the professional advisor community through individual meetings, seminars, and mailings in order to identify, cultivate, and solicit new donors and identify and cultivate new intermediaries for the purpose of securing planned gifts to the Foundation.  Guide, train and assist the local affiliate offices in building relationships with professional advisors.  Provide technical support, training and advice regarding deferred giving arrangements to Foundation staff, donors, prospective donors and their professional advisors.  Implement marketing strategies to promote planned giving opportunities to donors, prospective donors, and professional advisors; plan and oversee technical presentations and seminars targeted at professional advisors.  Handle day-to-day administrative responsibilities for the planned giving program, professional advisor outreach program and legislative affairs work.  Develop as-needed updates and refine policies and procedures that comprise. the operating plan for traditional and complex gifts and the planned giving program.  Coordinate the outreach of the Diamond Society, the Foundation’s planned giving society, and the Golden Key Society, the Foundations professional advisor recognition society.  Develop relationships with and implement programs that educate elected officials.  Keep informed of laws, regulations and rules that affect the Foundation and its work.  Responsible for drafting, compliance and technical matters involved in fund establishment and modification.  Coordinate with retained outside counsel for matters in which the Foundation requires legal representation and serves as primary staff liaison to the Arkansas Gift Foundation.  Address tax, legal and regulatory issues related to the philanthropic activities of the Foundation including gift polices, unique gifts, component funds, grantmaking, planned giving and governance.  Other duties and special projects as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Strategic, energetic thinker who is well organized and self motivated.  Thorough understanding of gift planning and charitable tax issues.  Highly-developed people skills and ability to interact respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Commitment to service and the mission and vision of the Foundation.

 

Preferred:  Advanced degree or professional certification is preferred.

 

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

 

Ashley Coldiron, Chief Development Officer

acoldiron@arcf.org

 

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LODGE SALES DIRECTOR

Ozark Folk Center State Park

Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism / Mountain View

Position Number:  22092466

Salary:  $29,251 – $49,683

Closing:  August 26

 

Summary:  The Lodge Sales Director is responsible for developing and managing an overall sales strategy for a revenue producing facility. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Communicates and works closely with all Park operational units to develop and execute small or large group activities. Develops sales plans, marketing plans, and operational budgets, completes operational reports, sales figures, forecasts, and generates correspondence. Supervises employees including conducting interviews, counseling, completing performance evaluations and reviews. Makes sales calls to potential and past customers, develops contracts, and assists clients in making group arrangements, creating or scheduling activities, and group billing. Finalizes, guarantees, and obtains signatures on contracts with group coordinators and special groups. Meets, greets, and assists groups with their needs and responds to complaints, ensuring group leaders understand and comply with safety regulations for park, lodge, and alcohol usage. Attends and participates in community events, sales meetings, vendor fairs, and other activities that assist in the promotion of the park. Purchases or rents equipment and supplies for bookings at the lodge. Oversees the work of employees responsible for lodge and activity reservations. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business, hospitality, or a related field; plus two years of experience in hospitality management or a related field, including one year in a supervisory or leadership 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=c0ac263f9869d4567f922f2daf5f66e4&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=105&jobid=85381

 

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MANAGER / DIGITAL SALES

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  2793

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.nexstar.tv/careers/          (search Job ID – 2793)

 

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MARKETING ASSOCIATE

JTS Financial / Little Rock

 

Summary:  JTS Financial is one of the fastest growing insurance consultants in Arkansas, and we’re looking for a Marketing Associate who’s ready to grow with us!  The ideal candidate would have:  experience creating graphics within Adobe Creative Suite;  enthusiasm for the design process and attentiveness to different project goals;  experience in digital marketing is a plus;  time management skills and ability to work to deadlines.  Video production and editing skills are a plus

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Email with resume and portfolio to:

 

Derek Owens, Director of Marketing

derek@jtsfs.com

 

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MARKETING COORDINATOR

Simmons Bank / Little Rock

Req. Number:  16-0312

 

Summary:  The Marketing Coordinator assists the Marketing Director and ad agency partners to produce and execute a strategic marketing plan for Simmons Bank and each of its subsidiaries. The Marketing Coordinator partners with lines of business, product development, user experience, website and compliance/legal teams in the development of brand messaging and materials, ensuring all Simmons brands are presented in consistent and compelling ways across the company’s geographic footprint.

 

Description:  Works on projects that manage branding/creative needs for business lines, sales management and product management. Programs range from broad integrated campaigns to one-off event driven projects.  Acts as liaise between ad agency partners and bank associates. Coordinates the development and maintenance of marketing materials, including product and promotional brochures, sell sheets, posters, digital merchandising, as well as print, broadcast, outdoor and online advertising. Provides substantial support for new product roll-outs as well as acquisition and brand advertising campaigns.  Manages the company’s social media strategy, messaging and responses to customer complaints across social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn). Updates and maintains location listings online, including but not limited to Google Places, Yahoo, Yellow Pages, and Bing, to ensure accuracy and to optimize online search results.  Collaborates with the Compliance and Legal departments to ensure customer-facing advertising and collateral materials are compliant with all applicable rules and regulations.  Oversees development and distributions for branch merchandising. Maintains a database inventory of all branch merchandising and signage elements, including sizes and quantities. Responsible for streamlining and standardizing branch signage across the geographic footprint in the upcoming year.  Manages online marketing order system (bankmarketingcenter.com). Uploads current marketing templates and available POP for order and use across the company’s geographic footprint.  Negotiates with media outlets and coordinates with agency media planner/buyers to determine the best use of budgeted media dollars. Ensures marketing materials are delivered to media outlets (TV, radio, magazines, newspapers, outdoor and online) according to schedule.  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.  Two to four (2-4) years experience in job related position.  MS Office programs.  Proofing and Editing skills.  Creativity to produce effective business messaging.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://rn11.ultipro.com/SIM1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*57421A1B82D54E8A

 

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MEDIA SPECIALIST / VIDEO

Division of Agriculture

UA Research & Extension / Little Rock

Position Number:  N34002

 

Summary:  The Media Specialist is responsible for providing operational support in the communications department specifically with video production and other media. The position is approximately 50 percent video production; 20 percent still photo production; 15 percent teaching (both internal and external audiences); 10 percent social media/online content management and 5 percent archive maintenance.

 

Description:  Produce educational and promotional visual content, both motion and still. Collaborate with faculty to translate technical research data into a variety of educational media for consumption by the general public.  Deliver educational workshops on digital visualization, effective communication and presentation skills.  Oversee digital media production of student interns. Maintain department photo and video archive and repository.  Maintain digital media production equipment. Responsible for the video and photography production studios.  Collaborate openly and effectively in tightly knit project groups with members from multiple specialty areas within the Division of Agriculture.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a related area is required. Ideal applicants will be able to create moving and still images Adobe Creative Cloud suite and Microsoft Office.  Multi OS platform proficiency a plus.  Ability to serve as on-air or voice-over talent.  Should be proficient in changing social media platforms, lighting, direction and staging, and script-creation.  Should have knowledge of online content management, including social media and other digital platforms.  Ability to speak and write clearly and communicate ideas successfully. Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work. Ability to attend to details while simultaneously handling multiple projects. Ability to analyze, interpret and apply relevant regulations, policies and procedures. Initiative to learn and maintain current knowledge in area of assignment. Physical and mental ability to effectively perform duties and responsibilities related to the job, which may include long and irregular hours of work.

 

Preferred:  Three (3) years of experience in a related discipline is highly preferred.  Experience in news, advertising or public relations is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uaex.edu/postings/5685

 

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MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Little Rock Regional Chamber / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Little Rock Regional Chamber is seeking commissioned Member Development Directors to share the mission of the Chamber in the business community and help develop and enroll new members. The position is a mix of salary and commission. Qualified applicants should be energetic, enthusiastic and have strong communication skills. Previous sales experience is a plus, but not required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Inquiries may be made to:

 

Judy Love

Director, Administration

Executive Director, Leadership Greater Little Rock

jlove@littlerockchamber.com

 

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MORNING SHOW ANCHOR

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:   THV-11, the CBS affiliate in Little Rock, is looking for a creative, engaging, enterprising Multi-Skilled Weekday Morning Anchor/Reporter to join our news team. The successful candidate will be an excellent on-camera communicator with top notch interviewing, live and taped reporting skills. We prefer an anchor who can connect with the audience on all platforms: TV, online, mobile and social media. Absolutely, must be a true team player and newsroom leader, willing to do whatever it takes to get the latest and best story and impactful information to our community. The ideal candidate will also have strong editorial judgement and be able to work with the morning producer to develop a content filled and engaging morning newscast. The candidate will be able to generate unique, compelling and innovative story/show ideas and content, developing contacts and relationships is also required. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Must be willing to take part in various community events on behalf of the station. A keen eye for creative production, as well as shooting/editing video is also required.

 

Requirements:   Minimum 3-5 years news anchor/reporting experience;  journalism and/or mass communication degree preferred.  Understand the tenants of professional journalism.  Deliver accurate content and reports.  Excellent, creative presentation and writing skills a must.  Excellent use of social media for news gathering/disseminating and community engagement.  Cultivate sources.  Must have an understanding of live technology.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Morning-Show-Anchor/J3J0JG6PJY9VVHY57YH/

 

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MULTI-MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  This position reports to the local sales manager and will be responsible for generating revenue across TEGNA Little Rock 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.  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/J3F6DS704RM2Y8C2DXN/

 

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MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  2785

 

Summary:  The Multimedia Journalist produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

 

Description:   Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.  Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories.  Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.  Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.  Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly.  Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.  Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.  Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.  Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.  Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions.  Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts.  Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements.  Shoots and edits news events and news reports.  Produces and presents reports for all platforms.  Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.  Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms.  Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.  Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.nexstar.tv/careers/          (search Job ID – 2785)

 

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MULTI-SKILLED JOURNALIST

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV in Little Rock, Arkansas is looking for great storytellers who will excel in this digital age of journalism.  We want journalists who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing.

 

Description:  Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.  Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.  Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.  Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.  Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, 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.  Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.  Enterprise news stories.  Shoot, write and edit packaged reports.  Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.  Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.  Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology.  Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

 

Requirements:  BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field.  Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems.  Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism.  Portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting.  Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots.  Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook.  Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines.  Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.

 

Preferred:  Two to five (2-5) years of experience.  Bilingual (English & Spanish.)  Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Skilled-Journalist/J3G6VZ5XX0JKD91X0F0/

 

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NATIONAL SALES COORDINATOR

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV11 in Little Rock is seeking a National Sales Coordinator to manage day to day responsibilities of key National accounts.   This position will provide an optimal customer experience by having a deep understanding of the company’s multimedia solutions.

 

Description:  Daily interaction with existing agency business; this responsibility includes maintenance of client schedules on television and online in addition to implementation of special projects and promotions.  Works in tandem with National Sales Manager, Customer Insights Manager and Creative Services to develop sales presentations.  Attends sales meetings and training to obtain sales, product and process information and keep abreast of company products and services in order to articulate to client, when appropriate.   Self-motivation and willingness to work as a team player are essential attributes.  Creativity, flexibility, and ability to change with our industry are also keys to success.  Able to make decisions and solve problems independently in an effort to support the customer.  Assists National Sales Manager with maintenance of contracts, generating avails, traffic, make-goods, collections and overall customer service.  Regular tracking of client audience delivery and digital fulfillment.  Back up national desk and traffic as needed.

 

Requirements:  Ability to work effective as part of a team and independently.  Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure.  Ability to effectively solve problems.   Creative and able to adapt quickly to change.  Position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong organization and time management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/National-Sales-Coordinator/J3J39561CP3NK3Z9PCV/

 

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NEWS / CONTENT SPECIALIST

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2016-5572

 

Summary:  KAIT, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC affiliate in Jonesboro, is looking for a full time Content Specialist.  This position is responsible for creating graphics and operating the Chyron graphics system during our highly rated Good Morning Region 8, and Midday newscasts.  Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Elements is a must.  The best candidate will demonstrate the ability to multi-task in high stress situations. Qualified candidates, please apply online and attach resume, references and a link to recent work.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5572/news-content-specialist/job

 

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ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Southwest Power Pool / Little Rock

Job Code:  16-085

 

Summary:  The Organizational Development Specialist is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating processes and programs that support the career development initiative for SPP.  This position will focus primarily on career development, employee engagement, soft-skill training, and organizational development efforts.  The incumbent performs assignments with guidance and direction from the Supervisor of Corporate Training & Professional Development and completes multiple tasks, projects, and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

 

Description:  Serve as a point of contact for employees regarding professional and career development.  Assist in the development of an SPP Skills database using the talent management system.  Assist management in career development initiatives.  Create and implement career development programs for SPP job roles.  Establish metrics and monitor program success.  Conduct needs assessments to determine training and resources required to optimize employee potential, enrich job functions, and achieve career development objectives.   Assist with the SPP onboarding program.  Assist with develop, designing and delivering instructor-led soft skill training.  Facilitate the delivery of the SPP Onboarding program and new-hire training courses. Create, maintain, and publish a library of career resources.  Assists with Leadership programs such as , the Leadership Conference, The Leadership Program and Management’s 360 Assessments.  Use the talent management system to help employees manage their career development.  Assist with general CTPD initiatives as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Five years experience in HR, Training, Organizational development or Management Development in corporate setting.  One year experience in content development.

 

Preferred:  Degree emphasis in Training, HR, Organizational Development, or Communications.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.spp.org/careers/apply/           (search Job Code 16-085)

 

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PHOTOGRAPHER / EDITOR

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  1617

 

Summary:  KHBS/KHOG TV has an opening for a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. We are seeking a photographer with the ability to capture the essence of what’s happening in the field, and then bring it vividly into the homes of our viewers. We are also seeking an editor who can simultaneously coordinate feeds, edit with both the eye and ear in mind, and coordinate content elements for multiple shows. This member of our team will spend several hours each day editing for newscasts and several hours each day out in the field shooting, editing, and executing live shots for stories. The winning candidate is also tech savvy and up-to-date on the most modern aspects of our medium. You must be able to shoot on Sony😄 Cam, GoPro, on laptop computer and iPhone, and edit in Adobe Premiere and utilize the ENG, SNG, and wireless data to feed completed work to the station. Excellent editing skills, exceptional time-management abilities, effective communication style, organization, and knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Precis, ABC and CNN platforms are critical. An excellent eye for video and the highest journalistic standards are a must. If you are quick acting, quicker thinking, and technically savvy, we want you working in our newsroom.

 

Description:   Shooting and editing of vo’ s, vo-sots and packages for Broadcast Air and On-line postings.  Working with the Assignment Desk and Reporters to cover daily stories.  Gathers and edits video and still pictures for digital platforms.  Working with reporters and producers to ensure the best content and facts are gathered.  Working with producers to ensure their creative vision is executed with vivid video and natural sound.  Communicating and coordinating incoming video elements from crews in the field.  Can work with catalog systems to record and locate necessary video.  Will produce and publish content to our online platforms.

 

Requirements:  College degree in broadcast journalism or related field or equivalent work experience.  Must have computer and software experience.

 

Preferred:   Previous newsroom editing experience preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/919023/Photographer-Editor/

 

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PHOTOGRAPHER

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2016-44612

 

Summary:  As a photographer, we’re looking for someone who is not afraid to hustle and be aggressive when it comes to daily and breaking news coverage.  Experience and working knowledge of digital video photography and non-linear editing is a must. Photographers shoot and edit video under extreme deadline pressure.

 

Description:  Insures sound and picture quality of all assigned stories.  Works alone or with a reporter to shoot and edit the stories for broadcast.  Operates ENG microwave van, and SNG satellite trucks.  Must understand or be able to learn non-linear digital editing and programs.  The ability to read maps, and navigate quickly.  Maintains inventory of all assigned equipment and responsible for its up-keep.  Examines, maintains, and performs routine maintenance of any assigned vehicle.  Insures sound and picture quality of all stories edited.  Monitor all assigned news/satellite feeds.  Edits, organizes, all news video for daily newscast.  The ability to FTP video and feeds.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Must have the ability to shoot video in all kinds of settings and edit under deadline. Ability to operate ENG Microwave van, drive vehicle, set up tripods, etc. Knowledge of how cameras work to perform minor repairs and maintenance in field, if necessary. Regular car maintenance (oil changes, cleanliness, etc.) is also important.  Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/          (search Job ID 2016-44612)

 

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PHOTOGRAPHER / NEWS

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  2781

 

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.  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.  We are 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.  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:   Email resume and reel to:

 

Matt Thibault, Chief Photographer

mthibault@nexstar.tv

 

http://www.nexstar.tv/careers/          (search Job ID – 2781)

 

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POLICY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR
Division of Medical Services

Arkansas Department of Human Services / Little Rock

Position Number:  22076698

Salary:  $32,249 – $54,775

Closing:  August 22

 

Summary:  The Policy Development Coordinator is responsible for researching and drafting new and revised policies and procedures. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Researches, analyzes, and interprets state and federal laws and regulations related to assigned program or agency. Gathers information from appropriate organizations regarding policy recommendations for change. Makes recommendations for policy development and drafts new policies, or revises existing policies, based on research and analysis. Coordinates policy revision with appropriate legal counsel prior to implementation. Develops an action plan to implement policy and follows all guidelines and regulations. Monitors implementation of policy revisions. Maintains policy manual and other supporting documentation, including official notices and waivers. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in a related field; plus four years of progressively responsible experience in policy development 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=c0ac263f9869d4567f922f2daf5f66e4&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=104&jobid=85354

 

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PROGRAM MANAGER

Arkansas Center for Health Improvement

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

Position Number:  50064524

Closing:  August 31

 

Summary:  Program Manager provides office leadership and guidance for COO and ACHI Directors in all matters related to human resources. Manages recruiting and selection, employee relations, employee onboarding, employee terminations, employee training in concert with office management directives, records management, compensation and classification, and performance evaluations. Along with the Chief Operational Officer (COO) provides counsel to managers and employees in resolving workforce issues. Maintains liaisons with UAMS Human Resources staff, including attendance at bi-monthly HR Advisory Committee meetings. Orients new employees to office policy and procedures, ensuring knowledge of mission and values are clearly understood.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor degree in Business, Management, Public Administration or related field, plus three (3) years of supervisory/management experience required.

 

Preferred:  Knowledge of SAP and UAMS-HR policies and procedures preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030478

 

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PROGRAM MANAGER / DAH

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22092712

Salary:  $35,554 – $60,390

Closing:  August 19

 

Summary:  The Department of Arkansas Heritage Program Manager is responsible for providing technical assistance and developing, implementing, monitoring, and promoting various agency programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Supervises a small to medium staff by interviewing, recommending for hire, training and/or providing training, making work assignments, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. May recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers. Develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates programs including the development of program objectives, program materials, and methods of administration. Provides detailed analysis of program requirements and services to agency personnel and the general public. Conducts, organizes, and participates in special events and seminars promoting agency programs and community participation. Provides technical assistance and information in program area, coordinates fundraising activities, develops marketing ideas, conducts research, prepares grant applications, serves on various committees, and represents the agency at public events and/or with other agencies inside the department and outside organizations. Serves as liaison with other professionals. Performs administrative duties including preparing annual budget proposals, monitoring expenditures, developing long-range plans, and maintaining resource data. Disseminates information and written reports, conducts oral presentations, and writes articles as needed. May coordinate the acquisition and management of public property. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, the program field, or related field; plus three years of experience in a specific program related field, including one year in a leadership or supervisory 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=c0ac263f9869d4567f922f2daf5f66e4&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=85413

 

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PROGRAM MANAGER  

Arkansas Public Administration Consortium

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

Positoin Number:  P98395

 

Summary:  This position is for the Arkansas Public Administration Consortium (APAC) located in UALR’s College of Social Sciences and Communication. The APAC Program Manager is a staff position with responsibilities for managing the daily operation of multiple training programs. These programs provide management development training for those working in government and nonprofit organizations. The position entails significant recruitment and retention efforts as well as curriculum development and communication with government and nonprofit officials. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  APAC Training Program(s) Assistance – Assist with the scheduling of training sessions and faculty.  Ensure all training rooms / venues, equipment, catering arrangements, and other requirements are ordered/scheduled.  Solicit and secure curriculum materials from training faculty in advance of courses.  Send appropriate pre-course information to program participants in advance of training courses.Work with training faculty to develop training materials.  Print training support materials / handouts for training courses.  Assist with the creation or formatting of materials / handouts for training courses as needed.  Maintain accurate participant training records/transcripts.  Develop, distribute and collect course evaluation questionnaires for training courses and compile/communicate feedback.  Assist with program marketing.  Assist with special events.  Assist with compilation of program data for reports.  Assist with recruitment of program participants.  Respond to requests for information.  Attend and participate in meetings.  Some local and in-state travel is required.  Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.  Administrative & Research – Assist in daily or special administrative functions within APAC.  Research information regarding training, unit function, and other specific subjects as assigned.  Work with others within the unit on projects as assigned.  Answer phones and respond to or forward messages.  Provide assistance as requested.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with at least two or more years of related experience. Strong organizational and communication skills are essential and computer (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) proficiency.

 

Preferred:   Master’s degree or graduate work. Work experience in a university research organization or similar setting. Work experience in a government and/or nonprofit setting. Experience in adult education, training, program development, meeting and conference planning.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5243

 

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PROGRAM MANAGER / GRADUATE MEDIAL EDUCATION

College of Medicine

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

Position Number:  50027907

Closing:  August 16

 

Summary:  The Graduate Medical Education (GME) Program Manager will develop, implement and oversee an ongoing educational program designed for residency program coordinators. A large portion of this task will be devoted to the growth of a standardized orientation for program coordinators that integrates with the continued work of the program coordinator career ladder as well as the development of technology raining for program coordinators. This position will also design an orientation and training for program coordinators working in the emerging community residencies. This position will assess and document approximately 200 background checks for house staff each year and manager relationship with the third party vendor who conducts the background checks. The position ensures programs are following the GME policy regarding self-disclosure form completion and background checks. The position provides updates at monthly program director meetings regarding changes or reminders about the background check process.  Ensures follow up and documentation with Associate Dean for GME, Assistant Dean for House staff Affairs and Program Directors regarding flagged reports. The position processes all requests from residents/fellows and outside parties for background check results.  Reviews monthly invoices for correctness and ensures they are processed in a timely manner.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Education, English, Communications, Organizational Development or related field, plus five (5) years program management experience required.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030459

 

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PROGRAM OFFICER I / US PROGRAMS

Winrock International / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Program Officer will support project management and new business development within the U.S. Programs group to effectively manage community and economic development projects and to secure new funding from foundations, private companies, US Government agencies, and other donors. The Program Officer will support portfolio development for programs in entrepreneurship, innovative ecosystem development, workforce development, and community development.   The successful applicant is a highly motivated and capable individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills; a documented interest in proposal development; and the ability to collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to coordinate and design successful proposals and foster donor relationships.

 

Description:   Support US Programs new business, maintain relevant Winrock databases and U.S. Programs’ proposal development information/tools (50%) – Conduct market analysis to identify and validate new and diverse business opportunities.  Participate in proposal development including participating on proposal teams, including as manager, capabilities writer, and staffing specialist, budget specialist, or other roles as assigned to ensure that the team is on track to meet milestones and deadlines.  Work with staff, partners, and other Winrock teams to conceptualize and design sound technical approaches for new program/funding opportunities.  Lead the proposal development process on select opportunities, forming and managing proposal teams, and ensuring compliance with Winrock and donor requirements.  Manage new business pipeline tracking, forecasting, and analysis to support U.S. Programs needs and improve return on investment.  Support operations of department new business, including new business meetings (including taking and circulating notes, preparing relevant materials, and organizing logistics); preparing proposal preparation budgets; coordinating approvals, consultant hiring and payment, and travel. Create partnerships with various organizations with similar missions and goals to create new business partnerships for future growth.  Develop institutional relations with potential programmatic partners and coordinate teaming agreements, memoranda of understanding, and other institutional agreements with partners.  Other new business research/operational assistance, as needed.  Direct and manage community and economic development projects (50%) – Serve as project director on community and economic development projects by providing direct technical assistance to beneficiaries and/or coordinating and directing outside consultants and subcontractors as required to deliver services to Winrock clients and beneficiaries.  Serve as point of contact for agency officials and project beneficiaries, providing full programmatic and administrative support.  Provide technical assistance and training to strengthen capacity of municipal leaders to coordinate and implement local projects.  Develop and support project strategies, work plans, budgets and reports.  Track and monitor projects to ensure deliverable and performance requirements are met in a timely and compliant fashion.  Provide technical assistance and training to strengthen capacity of municipal leaders to coordinate and implement local projects.  Monitor and evaluate assigned projects to ensure responsibilities are on track for completion.  Other Assigned Duties/Tasks – Represent Winrock at local, regional and national external events.  Build and maintain relationships with internal and external audiences.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree required; additional certifications in community and economic development preferred.  Minimum 8 years experience in Community and Economic Development and shows successful program development, technical writing and project implementation skills.  Demonstrated commitment to relevant technical issues and program areas is essential  Extensive experience in successful program development with diverse donors, including private sector, foundations, and other independent donors.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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PROGRAMMING COORDINATOR

Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) / Little Rock

Closing:  August 29

 

Summary:  The programming coordinator organizes activities of the CALS (Central Arkansas Library System) Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, including numerous public events, web resources, and a radio program. This person coordinates all aspects of Butler Center events, including booking and working with speakers and performers, maintains the Butler Center mailing list database, maintains website and Facebook content, helps create a newsletter, sends email and social media notifications, works with CALS Community Outreach staff members regarding message strategies, helps produce the weekly Radio CALS broadcast and related podcasts, and works with other Butler Center staff members on various initiatives. Bachelor’s degree and experience in events and web-based resources preferred; ability to prioritize tasks and work collaboratively as well as independently and excellent writing skills required; familiarity with Arkansas history and geography extremely helpful. Full-time position. $27,000 plus benefits.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send letter of application, resume, and names and contact information of three references to:

 

Rebecca Glenn Whaley

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

100 Rock Street

Little Rock, AR 72201

 

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PROJECT COORDINATOR

Integrated Clinical Experiences

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

Position Number:  50028383

Closing:  August 24

 

Summary:  The Project Coordinator will monitor all projects that flow through the ISL Director and the Service Line Administrator to include but not limited to, Performance Excellence, Strategic Alignment, Employee Suggestion Program and listing and managing the use of the project tracking program. The Coordinator will also assist service line managers with time studies and data gathering/analysis and prepare project status reports. The Project Coordinator will have access to information that other staff will not be aware of and must use discretion and be confidential in all aspects of their duties. She/he will manage the appointment calendar and prepare all documents/materials for projects, meetings, appointments and activities for the INS Nursing Director and Administrator. Performs other duties as required.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in education, communications or other field, plus two (2) years of project coordination and administrative support experience. Must be proficient in the use of MS Office products to include MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030557

 

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PROJECT COORDINATOR

Internal Medicine/General Medicine – College of Medicine

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

Position Number:  50002138

Closing:  August 23

 

Summary:  The Project Coordinator supports the Division Director of Internal Medicine, Clerkship Director as well as other Clinical, Education Support and Special Projects. He/she will assists the Division Director in preparing all slides and setup for the monthly faculty meetings.  Processes travel reimbursements and coordinates racking of the division’s CME fund usage. Assists Division faculty members in coordinating other meetings and educational events. Assists the Division Administrator in gathering or preparing information for reports and meetings and prepares minutes from meetings. Maintains and updates the Division’s website, which requires periodic training in the website programming software used by UAMS. Assists the Division Administrator with ordering items, processing travel ad requesting other reimbursement requisitions within SAP as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field plus two (2) years of administrative and project coordination experience;  OR, high school diploma plus six (6) years of administrative and project coordination experience required.  SAP knowledge and previous experience with physician scheduling and medical education preferred. Advanced MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030551

 

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PROJECT COORDINATOR

Pediatric Allergy/Immunology – College of Medicine

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

Position Number:  50055987

Closing:  August 22

 

Summary:  The Project Coordinator will coordinate and manage all tasks and projects generated by the Pediatric Allergy/Immunology division chief and faculty. Coordinates daily administrative activities which include maintaining chief’s calendar, faculty calendars and on-call schedule, scheduling meetings and conference calls, assisting with faculty development reports, credentialing and FACFACTS. Maintains up-to-date curriculum vitaes and bio sketches. Handles all faculty recruits, itineraries, travel arrangements and reimbursements along with the on-boarding process for new faculty and staff hires. Manages grant routing, submissions and progress reports, manuscript and abstract submissions, EndNote and Reference Manager Databases, PubMed searches.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications or other field, plus two (2) years of project administration experience, OR High School diploma/GED, plus 6 years of administration experience. Must be proficient in MS Office products.

 

Preferred:  SAP purchasing, travel training, and UAMS grants certification preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030538

 

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PUBLIC INFORMATION COORDINATOR

Office of Finance & Administration

Arkansas Department of Human Services / Little Rock

Position Number:  22109513

Salary:  $37,332 – $62,616

Closing:  August 23

 

Summary:  The Public Information Coordinator is responsible for overseeing public relations activities and developing and administering educational and informational programs related to the operation of an organization in state government. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Supervises subordinate public relations staff by making work assignments, establishing deadlines, providing instructions, reviewing work performed, and evaluating employee performance. Plans, develops, and directs the distribution of educational and promotional material concerning the organization by reviewing and approving articles, news releases, publications, and program exhibits, proofreading copy, and arranging for distribution. Presents educational and informational programs to civic organizations, governmental agencies, conservation groups, schools, and the general public, to increase awareness of the mission and function of the organization. Develops formal training programs and materials and conducts training for business leaders, government officials, organization staff, and the general public concerning organizational programs. Coordinates conferences and special events by securing speakers, planning agendas, approving entertainment and facility arrangements and contracts, and evaluating impact and success of events. Works with news media to coordinate coverage of activities and events by issuing invitations and press passes, accommodating media personnel, preparing press guides, and handling problems and schedule changes. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=c0ac263f9869d4567f922f2daf5f66e4&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=104&jobid=85383

 

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PUBLIC INFORMATION COORDINATOR

Arkansas Game & Fish Commission / Little Rock

Position Number:  22164588

Salary:  $37,332 – $62,616

Closing:  August 23

 

Summary:  The Public Information Coordinator is responsible for overseeing public relations activities and developing and administering educational and informational programs related to the operation of an organization in state government. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Supervises subordinate public relations staff by making work assignments, establishing deadlines, providing instructions, reviewing work performed, and evaluating employee performance. Plans, develops, and directs the distribution of educational and promotional material concerning the organization by reviewing and approving articles, news releases, publications, and program exhibits, proofreading copy, and arranging for distribution. Presents educational and informational programs to civic organizations, governmental agencies, conservation groups, schools, and the general public, to increase awareness of the mission and function of the organization. Develops formal training programs and materials and conducts training for business leaders, government officials, organization staff, and the general public concerning organizational programs. Coordinates conferences and special events by securing speakers, planning agendas, approving entertainment and facility arrangements and contracts, and evaluating impact and success of events. Works with news media to coordinate coverage of activities and events by issuing invitations and press passes, accommodating media personnel, preparing press guides, and handling problems and schedule changes. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=c0ac263f9869d4567f922f2daf5f66e4&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=980&jobid=85248

 

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PUBLIC INFORMATION MANAGER

Communications Office

Arkansas Department of Information Systems / Little Rock

Position Number:  22162570

Salary:  $43,217 – $69,734

Closing:  August 20

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=c0ac263f9869d4567f922f2daf5f66e4&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=243&jobid=85429

 

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RECEPTIONIST

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  2878

 

Summary:  The receptionist greets and provides customer service to visitors.  Additionally, the receptionist answers and routes telephone calls, takes messages, accepts packages and performs ad hoc clerical duties as needed.

 

Description:  Greets and provides customer service to visitors.  Answers and routes telephone calls.  Takes phone messages for other personnel.  Accepts packages from couriers and prepares packages for shipment.  Performs clerical functions as needed.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   

http://www.nexstar.tv/careers/          (search Job ID – 2878)

 

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REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS PROGRAM MANAGER II

American Red Cross / Little Rock

Job ID:  RC1457

 

Description:  Strategy – Implements a strategic plan that is aligned with broader corporate communication and that supports service delivery and revenue generation efforts across all lines of service.  Public Affairs – Acts as on-the-record spokesperson when appropriate and supports executives and Board of Directors as the face of the Red Cross. Leads and supports all Disaster Public Affairs activities for the region through the entire disaster cycle. of preparedness, response and recovery. Ensures that duty is delegated to appropriately trained staff or volunteers. Supports Disaster Public Affairs efforts across the division, and potentially, on the national level. May be required to deploy to support disaster response operations outside their region or may be tasked to help with public affairs volunteer training and development across the division. Develops and maintains a Disaster Public Affairs strategy and volunteer capacity within the region that supports the entire disaster cycle (preparedness, response, recovery.)  Media Relations – Develops and implements a social media strategy for the region that reflects the priorities of the region and is aligned with the corporate social media strategy. Maintains positive relationships with members of the media across the region and works with executives and other staff to manage media efforts and relationships across multiple media markets in a region. Produces relevant local content for regional web and social platforms. Participates in the distribution and preparation of press materials.  Internal Communications – Supports executive level internal and external communication initiatives.  Management – Manages and leads assigned volunteers. Manages a team of volunteers that can assist with all aspects of regional communication activities, including Disaster Public Affairs, preparedness communication efforts, social media and support for fundraising or event communications. Supervises and delegates responsibilities to communication volunteers. This statement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism or related field required. Minimum five (5) years public relations experience required. Demonstrated experience managing and interacting with the public social media platforms for an organization is required. Minimum three (3) years staff management experience.

 

Preferred:  Experience working with media as an on-the-record spokesperson is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://americanredcross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/American_Red_Cross_Careers/job/Little-Rock-AR/Regional-Communications-Program-Manager-II_RC1457-1

 

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REPORTER / CITY BEAT

Times Record / Fort Smith

 

Summary:  The Times Record is seeking a motivated, self-directed reporter to cover city government in Arkansas’ second largest city. Policy in Fort Smith is set by an elected board of directors and implemented by a board-appointed city administrator. Current issues of interest in the city include fulfilling the requirements for a federal consent decree concerning wastewater, a search for a police chief after the previous chief resigned following an ill-received comment he made about the force’s lack of diversity, and development of land released to a public trust following a BRAC-ordered downsizing of Fort Chaffee some years ago. In other words, this is a beat that will challenge young writers and pique the interest of experienced ones.   The successful candidate will have a strong sense of curiosity and a willingness to set and achieve goals. A bachelor’s degree is preferred and so is a little experience, but we are willing to consider recent graduates who are ready to go to work. It’s a modern newsroom, so of course social media, photography and at least a little videography is expected.

 

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

 

Dana Orsbun, Human Resources

dorsbun@swtimes.com

 

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REPORTER / MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2016-5541

 

Summary:  KAIT-TV, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC affiliate in Jonesboro, is looking for a full-time Reporter/MMJ to start immediately. The ideal candidate will have a strong on-air presence and excellent writing skills for on-air broadcast and online. Candidate must excel at making connections and researching information to develop strong story ideas. We are seeking someone who has a great work ethic, enjoys storytelling, and requires writing for our online product and social media sites. Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field required. Must be able to work well under strict deadlines, and under pressure. Driver’s license and clean driving record is required, and final candidates will be asked to submit to a drug screen. Qualified applicants, apply online and attach your resume and links to your work.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5541/reporter-mmj/job

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR

ACCESS / Little Rock

 

Summary:   The Special Events Coordinator provides valuable support to the development team by planning special events and cultivation of corporate sponsorship program.

 

Description:  Manage annual events to help offset operating expenses. Events include: Starry Starry Night  ACCESS Cup Golf Tournament Bingo Bash.  Keep events new and sponsorships updated and competitive with the other non-profits.  Work with event committees to secure sponsorships, auction items, prizes, and awards for each of the events listed above.  Responsible for data entry in Auction Maestro and Text2Bid, which involves set up and input of attendees and auction items.  Assist with marketing and communications to promote events internally and within the community.  Work closely with the Community Relations Associate to nurture corporate supporters and cultivate new support for ACCESS.

 

Requirements:  Candidates must have three to five (3-5) years of experience in event planning.

 

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

 

Kellie Wilhite, Director of Development

kellie@accessgroupinc.org

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR / FUNDRAISER

Baptist Health Foundation

Baptist Health / Little Rock

* one of two positions available / each has unique link *

 

Summary:  Implements events such as Bolo Bash luncheon and/or golf, Birdie Bash, and Arkansas Charity Clays. Conducts cultivation and stewardship among internal and external volunteers and sponsors. May include Grant Awards Program or Circles of Excellence. May include social media and/or website management, May include Regional hospital foundation management and event implementation. May include Best Friends program administration. May include year-end appeals for Regional hospitals. Provides support as needed for events such as Bolo Bash golf or luncheon, Birdie Bash, Arkansas Charity Clays, Taste of Giving, and other events. Provides patient support.

 

Requirements:  Must have college degree. Prefer at least two (2) years in special event fundraising experience. Must have one (1) year experience in fundraising software–Raiser’s Edge preferred. Must be able to perform in Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Excellent communication skills. Must have demonstrated ability to work with all demographics and types of backgrounds. Work history includes increasing levels of responsibility and accountability. Must have demonstrated ability to keep strict confidence.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/bhark/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=107068

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR / FUNDRAISER

Baptist Health Foundation

Baptist Health / Little Rock

* one of two positions available / each has unique link *

 

Summary:  Implements events such as Bolo Bash luncheon and/or golf, Birdie Bash, and Arkansas Charity Clays. Conducts cultivation and stewardship among internal and external volunteers and sponsors. May include Grant Awards Program or Circles of Excellence. May include social media and/or website management, May include Regional hospital foundation management and event implementation. May include Best Friends program administration. May include year-end appeals for Regional hospitals. Provides support as needed for events such as Bolo Bash golf or luncheon, Birdie Bash, Arkansas Charity Clays, Taste of Giving, and other events. Provides patient support.

 

Requirements:  Must have college degree. Prefer at least two (2) years in special event fundraising experience. Must have one (1) year experience in fundraising software–Raiser’s Edge preferred. Must be able to perform in Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Excellent communication skills. Must have demonstrated ability to work with all demographics and types of backgrounds. Work history includes increasing levels of responsibility and accountability. Must have demonstrated ability to keep strict confidence.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/bhark/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=107069

 

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SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHER

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2016-44651

 

Summary:  KFSM/KXNW is looking for a unique storyteller to join the number one sports team in in Fayetteville , Arkansas . We value exceptional photojournalistic eye, and the ability to tell our viewers a story.  If this excites you, shoot us your resume and links to your FCP editing, shooting examples (whether they aired or not), and anything else you think might help sell you as a key member of this team.  Candidate must have Final Cut Pro experience and be able to shoot daily sports assignments. The position may require nights & weekends as needed.

 

Description:   Covers sports stories assigned by management.  Submits ideas for stories.  Develops network of sources who are contacted on a regular basis.  Writes a script that is fair, balanced and accurate and fully exploits the visual tools of the medium.  Shoots and edits video for sports  stories.  Meets deadlines.  Keeps sports director , producer and/or assignment desk updated on story.  Does live-from-the-scene video when assigned by management.  Posts stories to website(s), Social Media , Videolicious.  Reads newspapers, magazines and websites and watches station’s daily sportscast .  Represents the station in various projects designed to promote and enhance the station’s image in the community.  Answers all mail and phone calls from viewers.  Other duties and tasks as assigned by the Sports Director or VP/GM.

 

Requirements:  College degree or equivalent experience in print and broadcast writing and production. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Requires professional appearance.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/         (search Job ID 2016-44651)

 

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VIDEO PRODUCTION SPECIALIST

Digital Creative Media – University Advancement

Arkansas State University / Jonesboro

Closing:  August 16

 

Summary:  The Multimedia Specialist is responsible for developing, coordinating, and planning audiovisual activities and programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:   Capture and edit video representing the full range of activities occurring on the A-State campus, utilizing creative and artistic skill.  Provide quality videography services to the University community and other organizations with interest in activities of the University and its faculty, staff and students; work with other communications offices as appropriate to help meet their needs for videography support of various websites, commercials and social media.  Organizes all captured media using existing data storage systems.  Uses knowledge of high-end editing and design software to complete projects in timely fashion.  Uses knowledge of high-end camera gear, lighting equipment, and current professional techniques to create quality video images.  Maintains and repairs equipment and recommends new purchases.  Manages other projects and duties as necessary and assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of specialized training in the field of audiovisual, electronic, electrical, or the use of photographic equipment; plus one year of experience in the selected field.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ARKASTAT2&cws=1&rid=11221

 

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VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR / COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Humane Society of Pulaski County / Little Rock

 

Summary:   Serve as the team leader who is responsible for managing community outreach efforts and the overall recruitment, training, and management of volunteers serving the Humane Society of Pulaski County.  Work cohesively with those leading fund development efforts to ensure overall coordination of all community and special events.  Maintain a commitment to the philosophies and policies of HSPC in the performance of his/her duties and respect the dignity and basic rights of each animal.  Support the mission of HSPC.

 

Description:  Community Outreach – Develop and coordinate promotions for adoptable animals.  Develop, coordinate, and manage community outreach efforts including but not limited to fundraisers with local businesses, adoption weekends at local pet partners, school visits and offsite partners.  Maintain positive communication with HSPC members and donors, public officials, related organizations, and the general public to promote HSPC goals, programs, and activities.  Regularly attend events and maintain memberships in organizations to foster positive relations between the community and HSPC (i.e., Chamber.)  Assist with developing promotional collateral.  Photograph, create bios for and post new animals to website. Maintain cage cards and work with staff and volunteers to document behavior assessment.  All other duties as assigned.  Volunteer Management – Responsible for providing shelter staff with appropriate placement of volunteers including but not limited to animal care, fundraising, educational endeavors, foster care, transportation, building and grounds needs, and community events.  Responsible for recruiting, training, and scheduling volunteers.  Maintain effective relationships with community volunteer organizations.  Maintain close relationship with animal care team to assist with volunteer needs for animal care and assist when volunteer concerns arise.  Develop and maintain volunteer and community service for education hours volunteer procedures.  Maintain volunteer and community service volunteer handbooks.  Update and maintain volunteer and community service volunteer training handouts and materials.  Prepare weekly informational emails/Facebook posts to volunteers as needed to keep abreast of shelter needs, upcoming events and efforts being made.  Prepare monthly volunteer activity report/s.  Prepare and maintain volunteer information including but not limited to name, address, volunteer interests, and availability and areas of interest and expertise.  Address groups on volunteer opportunities at HSPC.  All other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Proven experience working with the public, developing and maintaining excellent relationships to support goals/mission.  Passion for issues relating to animal welfare.  Self-starter, initiating activities within the framework provided/developed with minimal supervision.  Must have exceptional organizational skills and be capable of multi-tasking.  Professional public image.  Ability and desire to work in a fast paced, changing environment. Experience with Microsoft Office.  Excellent oral, written, and organizational skills with attention to detail.  Able to work flexible hours, which will include evenings, weekends, and holidays.  Valid Driver’s License.

 

Preferred:  Experienced animal handling skills preferred.  Design experience with Adobe programs (including Photoshop) preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Humane-Society-Of-Pulaski-County/jobs/Volunteer-Coordinator-Community-Outreach-Position-5432b99b147e6325?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvXFE3P2J2qqlGLS2nP47XsBVhDr3nISIgoBBym8SUS6-f5hO84GUJ8WUgo3k4G7rgdb91-bNI_5KyF2muympF_FL8zOMgyigwXGo_zk4unIsNDZv0iXfX1kgLDBUip1yGw

 

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WEB MOBILE DEVELOPER

VCC / Fayetteville – or – Little Rock

Tracking Code:  37-288

 

Summary:  VCC LLC’s Web/Mobile Developer is responsible for the development, design, maintenance and user interface of our Web Portal and Mobile Application services. Writing computer code that results in a data entry interface that is both user friendly and eliminates errors on the end-user side, including web form, database front ends and others by using knowledge and experience in using HTML5, CSS, Java, Javascript, Flash and PHP. Development and packaging our mobile application to service IOS and Android Platforms.  Registered and/or licensed in all 50 states, VCC has built a strong foundation as a leading commercial contractor throughout the nation. We are listed among the top 100 construction companies nationwide,and are proud to be included with the elite among our professional peers. Currently we are one of the top five national contractors with expertise in retail construction and renovation.  Throughout our history VCC has forged relationships through our commitment of timeless tradition and timely technology. This pattern of excellence continues today and is the blueprint for our achievements tomorrow.

 

Description:  Design online graphical user interfaces for existing and new deliverables.  Help define user requirements, create wireframes and the visual design of the UI for web-based applications.  Present user interface concepts and design approaches clearly and convincingly.  Creating user interface implementation specs for the teams in the form of a UI Specification.  Coordinating interface solutions with Program Managers and Product Managers for specific assignments.  Act as a resource for implementation troubleshooting, etc.  Work with the web development and engineering teams to meet technical requirements for projects.  Act as a primary decision maker regarding all User Interface designs.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, web design , Interaction Design or a related field.  Three or more years experience designing UI solutions for interactive media, software or the web.  Three or more years experience designing Web-based e-commerce or merchant solutions.  Solid understanding of and experience with the Web and Web technologies.  Excellent written, oral and diagrammatic communication skills.  Experience with navigation systems, contextual inquiry, usability inspection methods, and usability testing preferred.  Excellent Skills in Java, CSS, HTML5, PHP,Java Script.  Skilled using PhotoShop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Visio, etc.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://vccusa-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=37

 

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WEBSITE COORDINATOR

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  2873

 

Summary:  KARK and KLRT, the NBC and Fox affiliates in Little Rock, are looking for a creative writer who understands the urgency of a 24/7 newsroom environment. The successful candidate will be able to multitask while still writing clear, concise, and conversational copy for arkansasmatters.com and fox16.com.  We are looking for someone who welcomes the opportunity to drop everything for breaking news. We are looking for a candidate who can bring fresh, innovative and creative ideas into our newsroom that help our websites, apps and social media accounts stand out.  Candidates must be engaged and passionate about social media and be able to embrace it as part of their daily routine. The successful candidate will likely work an evening shift.  Above all, we’re looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude. Experience in a newsroom environment is preferred.

 

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

 

Greg Yarbrough, Managing Editor

gyarbrough@kark.com

 

http://www.nexstar.tv/careers/          (search Job ID – 2873)

 

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WEEKEND ANCHOR / MULTI-SKILLED JOURNALIST

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV, a TEGNA Media station located in LITTLE ROCK, 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 judgement 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.  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/J3H10R6MTN736NR35X1/

 

Just Communities of Arkansas Seeks Executive Director

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Just Communities of Arkansas is a nonprofit organization committed to social justice.
JCA provides the groundwork for transformative shifts in thought:
enhancing the work of government agencies, academia, media, businesses, community advocates, philanthropists, and congregations.
We train youth and adults to include and understand one another in order to breed positive change on individual, societal, and ultimately systemic levels.
Just Communities of Arkansas seeks an executive director who will be responsible
for the operation of all programs, the management of all fiscal resources, the supervision of staff, and the implementation of the mission. This person will provide leadership and assistance to the Board in making JCA an effective, viable organization, and he or she will implement the vision, strategy and policies.
Candidates must have
A strong demonstrated commitment to the JCA mission,
Genuine respect for conflicting opinions,
Strong personal initiative and high standards of personal integrity and professionalism and
Previous organizational leadership experience including fundraising and human resources
Applicants will submit an electronic PDF copy of a resume and a cover letter (max two double spaced pages) describing the applicant’s unique qualifications and why he/she would be the right fit for the organization
to
kbland@arcf.org
by close of business
September 6, 2016.
Compensation package will be industry competitive.

Saline County Library Seeks Children’s Librarian

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Children’s Librarian

Do you have a fun personality that appeals to children of all ages?

Are you able to speak, sing, and perform on a wide variety of stages?

Do you love puppets and programs, and sharing the magic found inside book pages?

Then, you may be a perfect fit for Children’s Librarian at Saline County Library in Benton, Arkansas! Our Children’s Librarian is a member of the vibrant and busy Programming and Outreach Department. This position requires an outgoing and energetic personality who loves planning and providing quality children’s programming for all ages. Your days will be spent on the road performing puppetry with our traveling puppet stage, conducting experiments and STEM programming for school-aged children in the library, passing on a love for reading to our youngest patrons, and dreaming up innovative new services the library can offer to children and their caregivers. Master’s in Library Science required. See attached job description for more details. 

To apply, fill out the below application and complete all three skills assessments.
Submit applications to Erin Cozart at erinc@salinecountylibrary.org.

The application process for full-time positions is as follows:

Round 1: application and skills assessments

Round 2: first interview of qualified candidates

Round 3: personality assessment

If needed, Round 4: second interview and presentation

Employment is conditional for the first 6 months and hiring is dependent upon a negative drug screening.

Job Application

Computer Skills Assessment

Shelving Assessment

Library and Customer Service Assessment

Little Rock Regional Chamber Seeks Member Development Director

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The Little Rock Regional Chamber is seeking a commissioned Member Development Director to share the mission of the Chamber in the business community and help develop and enroll new members. The position is a mix of salary and commission. Qualified applicants should be energetic, enthusiastic and have strong communication skills. Previous sales experience is a plus, but not required. Please send resumes to jlove@littlerockchambercom.

Arkansas Arts Center Seeks Communications Manager

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Communications Manager

The AAC seeks an experienced Communications Manager to create and manage public relations and social media strategies, media relations and appearances, and to monitor, collect, organize, analyze and communicate results. Will assist with content creation for press releases, internal publications and collateral material, blog content, web copy, proofreading and other writing duties as assigned. Will leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within industry media locally, regionally and nationally. The ideal candidate will be a detail-focused researcher, self-directed problem solver and skilled in creating engaging narratives to educate, enrich and expand reach across communities. Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field required; two to five years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience with and ability to manage a variety of online platforms, content management and media monitoring solutions, in addition to a working knowledge of DSLR photography and the ability to write and edit quickly, accurately and effectively in both AP style and Chicago style. Please submit a cover letter, resume, references and three writing samples to personnel@arkansasartscenter.org.

– See more at: http://www.arkansasartscenter.org/employment#sthash.DMyEK9nP.dpuf

Plethora o’ Job Opportunities – 07/29/16

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KHGS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job Code:  1613

 

Summary:  The Account Executive is responsible for selling advertising to local businesses and ad agencies and negotiating ratings and rates with ad agencies. This position will also bring in new businesses to advertise on the TV and web. The ideal candidate is coachable, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment and has strong interpersonal skills. If you are motivated by an excellent product, great compensation, and working with a talented team of professionals, look no further.  We will provide the tools for powerful multi-platform marketing solutions that will create partnerships to retain and grow our existing and new client base – you provide sales ability, positive attitude, client focus, and desire to WIN!  If you want to work for the best, we want to hear from you today!

 

Description:  Generate revenue across all available platforms.  Prospect, contact and present to new businesses to generate new advertising revenue.  Manage inventory and protect station rate structure.  Develop new revenue through local business development.  Form strategic business and market partnerships.  Manage an active account and client list.  Regularly meet with local and digital sales managers to ensure progression and success with stated goals.  Act as negotiator for assigned accounts; ensure sales proposals are consistent with station strategies.  Create and deliver sales presentations to multiple points of contact with client/agency personnel.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.  Must have a proven track record in web/mobile sales and in the cultivation and development of new business/ non-traditional business.  Experience in TV/Radio sales.  Solid negotiation skills.  Experience in a consultative customer focused business atmosphere.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/909153/Account-Executive/

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE / SALES

KARK 4

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  2721

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/2721

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE ANALYST

Arkansas Development Finance Authority / Little Rock

Position Number:  2209-4229

Salary:  $29,251 – $49,683

Closing:  August 8

 

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=823c90c57e951b65915fb2e5173e497d&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=1046&jobid=84781

 

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ALUMNI & DEVELOPMENT SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

Development Office

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

Position Number:  R97444

Closing:  August 12

 

Summary:  This position reports to the Director of Information Management and Prospect Research. The position will be trained to be an expert user of the university’s alumni and donor software system and underlying database. The position includes researching records, and maintaining a systematic approach to keeping the records accurate and up to date. The position will also assist in pulling data reports, mailing lists and other information from the system as needed.  The Alumni and Development Systems Specialist works with end users (Directors of Development, and in the areas of: Annual Giving, Alumni Membership, Special Events, Planned Giving, Major Gift/Campaign fundraising, Gift Services, and Prospect Research) to deliver technical services, reporting, integration, configuration and custom programming in support of our end users’ advancement/fundraising efforts.

 

Description:  Ensure the accuracy of the data; including leading routine and systematic cleaning projects, importing data from other databases into Advance.  Run queries to scan database for duplicates and manually delete or merge problematic and duplicated records as appropriate.  Respond effectively to data requests including reports and mailing lists, designing automated reports as needed.   Manage large-scale data projects, such as researching and inputting historical university data and data from routine appends.  Assist in developing systems and training to ensure the input into advance is accurate.  Stay abreast of peer data integrity processes and methods; and technology tools.  Establish and maintain detailed, consistent and sound communication systems with key university units, working collaboratively to gather data and historical records and provide constituent data as requested.  Ensure and facilitate communication and collaboration among diverse groups.  Assist in the overall management of Ellucian’s Advance software.  Provide support for all aspects and initiatives of the office including coordinating and integrating plans with other campus technology solutions.  Create and migrate reports using Crystal Reports and Excel.  Import and export data using various ETL tools (TOAD, SQL Developer, Oracle PLSQL, Oracle Sqlplus,etc), and maintain the integrity of the database using custom scripting via Unix shell scripting and ODBC based database access tools from Advance Client to Advance Web using PL/SQL query language and Crystal Reports.   Manage and maintain current AWA Client software.  Test and deploy future software upgrades.  Troubleshoot network connections as they relate to Advance and the connected systems. Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all development systems including software, hardware and VPN internet connections.   Provide expertise and support during system upgrades, installations, conversions, and file maintenance.   Provide analysis, design and the implementation of solutions to share data and/or integrate software applications at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with outside vendors.  Utilize available tools such as (SQL,WinSCP, PuTTY, TOAD, QAS etc) to provide support for project and report request for the campus staff, administration, and departments and units ensuring that optimal results will be achieved.   Create dashboards and scorecards for all levels of the organization to track goals, monitor process status, and project performance.  Maintain inventory of department’s computer inventory. Minimal miscellaneous IT duties as assigned.  Maintain website for the office of Alumni and Development.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.

 

Preferred:  Two or more (2+) years of experience with reporting/data analytic; writing SQL queries preferably against an Oracle database and experience with relational database management systems and Crystal Reports. Basic understanding of UNIX environments.  Experience with data warehouse technologies, dashboards, and scorecards. Ellucian Advance preferred or other fundraising donor database software that utilizes an Oracle database.  Experience with database conversion.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5199

 

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ART DIRECTOR

ThomaThoma / Little Rock

 

Summary:  ThomaThoma is looking for a smart, talented, well-rounded, interesting, fun, driven, digitally native and amicable Art Director.   Five or more (5+) years of experience in an agency, corporate or design studio setting.  What you get in return is competitive pay and bennies, a relaxed but fast-paced work environment in Designer’s Row (we made that up, but seriously, we’re surrounded by interior design firms and cool bars and restaurants) and work that matters for our clients and their customers.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume and/or portfolio link to:

 

Bill Fitzgerald, Creative Director

Bill@ThomaThoma.com

 

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ASSOCIATE ART DIRECTOR / GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Design Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Design Group currently seeks an individual to concept and execute the graphic design for advertisements and print communications. The candidate should have a minimum of three years design experience. In addition to graphic design, the candidate would also work directly with agency creative directors in choosing photographers, illustrators, models, copywriters and any props necessary for the development of print communications.  The Design Group is a dynamic company that offers a competitive salary and benefits package including major medical, supplemental insurance programs, and paid vacations and holidays.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, with three (3) years graphic design experience.  Have advanced skill in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign software.  Be proficient in Macintosh and PC Platforms.  Have the ability to express ideas concisely, and clearly, both orally and in writing.  Have considerable interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.  Possess the drive necessary to meet or exceed client expectations.  Possess the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

 

To Apply, or for more information: For consideration, please include a minimum of three creative samples with your submission to:

 

Shan Johnson, Office Manager

shan@designgroupmarketing.com

 

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ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Design Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Design Group currently seeks a creative leader who can lead us in the development of big, brand building ideas across all channels. The ideal candidate for this role must be conceptual, strategic, collaborative, and have a passion for the craft of creative development, production, and design. In addition to creative development, the candidate would also work directly with agency copywriters and art directors in choosing photographers, illustrators, models, copywriters, and any props necessary for the development of digital and print communications.  The Design Group is a dynamic company that offers a competitive salary and benefits package including major medical, supplemental insurance programs, and paid vacations and holidays.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, with three (3) years graphic design experience.  Have the ability to take a project from conception to completion.  Create the vision for, and drive the design of, both new and existing brands.  Possess the ability to lead a small group of designers as well as produce and present final projects.  Have the ability to manage a development and production workflow system.  Have advanced skill in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign software.  Be proficient in Macintosh and PC Platforms.  Create materials for communicating visual direction and approach.  Have the ability to express ideas concisely, and clearly, both orally and in writing.  Have considerable interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.  Possess the drive necessary to meet or exceed client expectations.  Possess the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume and link to portfolio to:

 

Shan Johnson, Office Manager

shan@designgroupmarketing.com

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF NEW STUDENT & FAMILY PROGRAMS

First Year Experience

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  August 1

 

Summary:  The Associate Director is a member of the New Student & Family Programs Leadership Team that assists the Director in providing leadership to the department. The Associate Director is the primary contact for parent/family members and oversees the Parent and Family Programs area including Family Weekend, Spring Family Reunion, Regional Parents Clubs, and provides administrative direction to the University of Arkansas Parent Partnership Association.

 

Description:  Coordinate all activities for Regional Parents Clubs including providing direction to current clubs, establishing new clubs, and providing direction to the Regional Parents Clubs Coordinating Committees.  Collaborate with divisional colleagues in the publication of all parent and family publications.  Recruit, select, and train undergraduate students serving as Parent Ambassadors.  Develop outreach strategies and events with other units including the Division of Student Affairs, University Development, Arkansas Alumni Association, Office of Admissions, and Razorback Athletics to target parents and families.  Develop and present parent/family educational sessions during New Student Orientation in coordination with the Office of Admissions.  Supervise staff including Program Coordinator, Graduate Assistants, and Higher Education Graduate Program Interns.  Coordinate events and activities for Arkansas Kickstart – First Year Student Transition Program.  Research and identify current trends and initiatives in parent/family programming for possible implementation at the University of Arkansas.  Identify and cultivate parent and family members of current Arkansas students as prospects to contribute to the Parents Fund and the Parent Partnership Association in collaboration with Student Affairs Development Office and University Advancement.  Assist with other departmental programs and initiatives as directed by supervisor.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization, specifically higher education, college student personnel services, counseling, or a related field.  At least four years of relevant experience working directly with parent/family members in a higher education/college student personnel services or a related field as the Coordinator, Assistant Director, or similar level.  Experience planning and implementing large-scale university programs.  Experience cultivating relationships with parent and family members of college students.  Experience working in a fast paced office environment.

 

Preferred:  Direct experience developing and evaluating programs geared towards parent and family members of college students.  Supervisory and budget management experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/15153

 

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CONTENT COORDINATOR

Log Cabin Democrat / Conway

 

Summary:  A Content Coordinator would be responsible for prepping and coordinating editorial content for page designers for the daily newspaper. This person would also work closely with niche publications to organize and format content, including some page design. This position would be assigned web site content maintenance/updating and content coordination for all of the Log Cabin sites and affiliate sites. A Content Coordinator will work digitally with social media, databases, news aggregation, email marketing, video publishing and organizing content for client web sites. The ideal candidate will have experience with Adobe products (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.) and be able to learn computer/software programs with efficiency and speed. The Content Coordinator is a full-time position. Hours can be negotiated at time of hire. Scheduled on-call rotations are required and will require some evening and weekend hours.

 

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

 

Kelly Sublett, Vice President of Audience

kelly.sublett@thecabin.net

 

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CREATIVE DIRECTOR

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV11 is seeking candidates for Creative Director.  We seek candidates who want to apply every ounce of their leadership, creative and strategic marketing skills to develop and execute brand-and-buzz-building, award-winning ideas across media: on-air, online, on social, tablet, mobile, experiential.  Ideal candidates are effective communicators who are able to present and justify thoughts, ideas and decisions.  They have excellent verbal and written communication skills and know how to tailor all communications to the intended audience.  They can organize and develop presentations that effectively sell a strategy, tell a story and can persuasively sell ideas to all stakeholders.

 

Description:  Key spheres of ownership include driving the strategy and implementation of the following:  brand, ratings, digital product and revenue growth strategies; creative and media strategies;  initiative and campaign management; content distribution strategy, initiative planning and relationship management; social media strategy and platform management efforts in partnership with station’s digital/social leadership; ad sales marketing and commercial production fulfillment; and team leadership and budget.

 

Requirements:  At least eight (8) years consumer advertising and promotion experience with promotion-specific record of success in the television/news industry, brand management, or marketing/digital/advertising agency. Experience creating and measuring integrated advertising campaigns supported by an outstanding creative ability and an exceptional portfolio (link to reel required.)  Firsthand, working knowledge of on-air promotion production techniques, and familiarity with current production techniques.   Has a successful track record of translating broadcast designs and concepts to interactive digital and social media campaigns.  Hands-on experience in marketing content on both linear and non-linear platforms, including utilizing and optimizing display marketing campaign, search (SEO and SEM), retargeting, social media, mobile marketing, etc.  Experience with on-air planning and ability to manage and maximize station’s promotional inventory in order to drive viewership and other business goals.  Strong media planner and buyer who understands co-op spending and can build strong partnerships with network, syndication and other 3rd parties.  Ability to work with a sense of urgency within a deadline oriented fast paced team environment and juggle multiple projects and priorities at once.  Comfortable working non-traditional hours to compete in breaking news situations.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Creative-Director/J3H0506KQM0N74C88FJ/

 

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art / Bentonville

 

Summary:  This position is an integral part of a collaborative, donor-centered fundraising team securing major gifts to support the Museum’s mission. The Development Officer is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors and sponsors.  He/she supports fundraising special projects, development initiatives, and goal setting.  He/she will maintain accountability standards to donors and ensures compliance with the code of ethical principles and standards of professional conduct for fundraising executives.

 

Description:  Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward philanthropic support by developing and maintaining relationships with assigned prospects; manage special projects; carry out fundraising priorities for the Museum.  Support fundraising strategies and activities to ensure proper acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship of donors; participate in the development of solicitation materials, proposals, gift agreements, and related correspondence; work in collaboration to prepare reports and prospect research materials.  Help ensure development is carried out in keeping with the organization’s culture, values, mission, vision, and plans.  Evaluate the effect of internal and external forces on the Museum and development program and recommend short- and long-range development plans and programs.  Maintain a portfolio of donor and sponsor prospects and record appropriate information in donor management software; prepare call reports in a timely manner.  Serves as a representative of the Museum by providing tours to special guests; making public presentations, and other community activities.  Travel and irregular work hours will be required.  Participates in special projects and other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.  Minimum of three (3) years direct major gift development/relationship-based fundraising experience preferred.  Proven experience in donor relation data systems (i.e. Tessitura and Raiser’s Edge.)  Working knowledge of generally accepted office management procedures and practices.  Proven record of professional ethics related to the practice of private gift fundraising.  Highest ethics as they relate to all aspects of museum practices.  Enthusiasm about being a member of a team in a major art museum with a strong guest-centered community dynamic.  Ability to understand and maintain high level of confidentiality.  Flexible and helpful; willingness to travel and work irregular hours including evening and weekend.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://crystalbridges.org/careers-internships/job-descriptions/?gnk=job&gni=8a78844955e794490155ea28528947ab

 

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Philander Smith College / Little Rock

 

Description:  Assist the Director of Development and the Vice President for Institutional Advancement with development and execution of strategic plan for the Annual Fund Campaign.  Work with the Trustees to develop and staff the Board Cultivation Project.  Staff the Prospect Management Committee (PMC) and carry a portfolio of major gift prospects.  Prepare all proposals and solicitation materials as required.  Develop cultivation and solicitation strategies.  Prepare call reports and briefings in a timely manner and submit weekly and/or monthly activity reports.  Coordinate all annual giving for the College, including direct mail, phonathon, direct solicitation, and email.  Represent the College at various campus events/functions and at external community events.  Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development in consultation with the  Vice President.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree required with three or more years of fund raising/development or sales-related experience.  Higher education experience preferred.  Will strongly consider transferable skills.  Preference given to candidates with major gifts and annual fund experience.  Have a track record in meeting or exceeding annual goals.  Successful experience in maintaining/cultivating a prospect portfolio.  Working knowledge of and ability to provide information on planned giving and estate planning to prospects.  Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to work effectively and in a cooperative manner with all college employees and constituencies.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Submit letter of application, resume and a list of three references to:  humanresources@philander.edu(Email subject line should include the full name of the position for which you are applying, and documents should be in Word format.)

 

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DEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL MANAGER

University Development

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  August 2

 

Summary:  The Development Proposal Manager provides support to development team professionals with the production and tracking of fundraising proposals and produces other written materials as assigned. This position collaborates with other development team members to create fundraising project summaries or proposal templates for major projects and initiatives, individualized funding proposals, and other written materials for internal and external audiences. The Development Proposal Manager will serve as the principal writer, editor, and project manager for a wide variety of projects, including formal funding proposals and letters of inquiry for individuals, corporations, foundations, and other organizations. This position also performs data entry to enable tracking of the number and status of university proposals and prepares a variety of reports summarizing the progress of the development team toward a diverse array of fundraising goals.  Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job function of this job, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Prior experience with non-profit fundraising.  At least two years of professional experience in proposal writing, journalism, business or technical writing, communications, media relations, or a related field.  Excellent written and oral communication skills as evidenced in cover letter and resume.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher education.  Prior, successful experience in a major giving campaign, preferably in higher education.  Familiarity with the various units of higher education located on the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas.  Experience using the Advance database system.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/15176

 

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DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  6388

 

Summary:  KATV is seeking a creative Digital Content Producer for our news department. Qualified applicants will be proficient in AP style, know how to write for the web and on-air, as well as handle social media accounts per company policy. We are looking for the perfect candidate that knows how to drive engagement on all platforms, stays up to date on new digital tools, and can drive our consumers to our product.

 

Description:  Review and edit reporter web scripts before posting.  Make sure any video to be posted in the site is of high quality.  Maintain and update the news portion of the stations website with accurate and timely content.  Work with news management to update web content daily.  Update breaking news events on the station website in a timely and accurate manner.  Utilize social media to standards established by news management and corporate management.  Enhance web content to include extras for web and that are above and beyond content for air.

 

Requirements:  Previous copy editing experience.  Minimum of one year experience in broadcast production.  College degree is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=5773&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER

THV 11

TEGNA, Inc. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is seeking a highly motivated Digital Content Producer to join our team in creating content for the No. 1 website in the market, thv11.com.  The ideal candidate will have a knack for social media and possess excellent writing skills.  They should be a self-motivator and be confident working solo and as a team member.  Qualified candidates will have strong video and photo-editing skills and the ability to work a flexible schedule.  We’re looking for a multitasker who loves digital media and has a sense of urgency in breaking news moments.

 

Description:  Post stories to award-winning THV11.com and its social media counterparts, as well as the THV11 app.  Report news as it happens online, using AP Style.  Monitor news releases, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and any other digital sources for story ideas and content.  Contribute story ideas to the THV11 news department.   Shoot and edit video and photos for use on THV11 and thv11.com.   Work closely with THV11 reporters to develop news stories throughout the day.  Scour the Internet for viral/shareable stories.  Research story tips and work as part of THV11’s “Digital Desk.”

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in journalism/mass communication or related field.   Ability to work flexible hours as needed.  Microsoft Office/word processing skills.  Knowledge of online content management software (CMS examples are WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr.)  Strong news judgment.  Excellent writing skills using AP Style.  Video and photo editing skills.  Strong understanding of various social media platforms (Examples are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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DIGITAL CONTENT REPORTER

THV 11

TEGNA, Inc. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV is seeking a Digital Content Reporter to help expand our growing digital platforms.  If you have the desire to create engaging, clickable stories and share them on social media and on-air, then this is the place to showcase your skills.

 

Description:   We want someone who has a passion and motivation to dig for news stories and information, as well as having knowledge of the latest social media platforms.  You will produce content across all platforms: web, apps, social media forums and TV. You will be expected to pitch stories that will generate excitement, reaction, opinions. You will first take aim at populating our digital platforms and then focus on air.  You must be able to shoot, edit, write and turn daily pieces. You must be creative and offer a willingness to “push the envelope.”  You must be a self-starter who we can count on—to show up on time, motivated and ready to roll.

 

Requirements:  Previous newsroom experience preferred but not mandatory. Must be willing to work flexible days and hours.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Digital-Content-Reporter/J3H6226H5TYSQK7CC9J/

 

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DIGITAL MEDIA DESIGNER

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art / Bentonville

 

Summary:  Position is responsible for supporting digital media projects through: planning and development, design and user experience optimization, strategy and SEO for digital communications materials for Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Such materials may include but are not limited to the Museum’s website, exhibition microsites, web banners, and other marketing support sites, in-gallery kiosks and displays, digital signage and calendars, enewsletters, and other electronic communications vehicles.

 

Description:   Work in collaboration with digital media team to strategize, plan and develop digital communications.  Manage digital media projects from initiation to delivery.  Concept, design and test effective and engaging digital experiences across multiple platforms for Crystal Bridges digital communication needs.  Organize information architecture and site navigation.  Develop wire frames, mock ups and prototypes.  Adhere to the brand standards of the organization and the creative direction set by Creative Services Manager and Digital Media Manager.  Design digital mockups and prototypes for various digital communications projects.  Develop responsive/adaptive designs based on screen size, platform, and orientation.  Engage in website and enewsletter testing across browsers, screen sizes, platforms, and orientation.  Remain current with web design standards, best practices, emerging technology, and industry trends.  Design, manage, and execute electronic communications vehicles.  Collaborate with stakeholders to review and revise plans for digital communications.  Maintain Museum SEO and Analytics goals.  Analyze and report numbers for stakeholders.  Work with data and metrics to create data driven decisions and designs.  Coordinate project proofing to identify errors prior to publishing.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Associate’s degree in web, graphic design or related field.  Two (2) years work experience or training in web design, preferred. Work as part of a creative team preferred.  Experience and/or training in at least two of the following areas: communications, web design, business management, education, arts-related field.  Experience in font-end development for CMS platforms such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla and SiteCore.  Comfortable working closely with graphic design and web development team members.  Ability to follow changing industry-wide SEO best practices.  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under a tight deadline.  Ability to work with third party web developers and software vendors.  Excellent knowledge of design principles, web standards, responsive web design and usability.  Ability to receive critical feedback on work and make necessary adjustments.  Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.  Familiarity with version tracking and project management software.  Experience in mobile design is a plus.  Ability to scope and specify project requirements.  Experience in publication design, typography and computer-based illustration skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://crystalbridges.org/careers-internships/job-descriptions/?gnk=job&gni=8a78824756203f9b0156277f9b930d25

 

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DIRECTOR

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2016-5501

 

Summary:  KAIT is looking for an experienced, energetic newscast Director/TD. The successful candidate will work with producers to coordinate and execute fast pace, multiple live shot, graphic and animation intense newscasts.  The Director should have working knowledge of Kahuna switcher, Chyron, video servers, audio and studio equipment. The winning candidate must be a strong leader who is pro-active, team player, creative, and keeps their composure during stressful situations. To complete the application process, qualified candidates should apply online and submit a resume and links to their best work.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5501/director/job

 

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DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI RELATIONS

Philander Smith College / Little Rock

 

Summary:   The Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive program of activities designed to strategically inform and engage alumni about activities and opportunities at Philander Smith College in order to cultivate and maintain their involvement with the College.  Also, the Director of Alumni Relations is charged with securing commitments from alumni to provide professional expertise and volunteer service; collaborating with Offices across the campus (including, but not limited to Admissions/Enrollment Management, Student Affairs, and Academic Affairs) to create and maintain pathways for alumni participation that advance the goals of the College; partnering with Office of Institutional Advancement colleagues to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni giving; and serving as a liaison between the National Alumni Association and the College’s leadership.

 

Description:   Establish and build relationships with a wide range of alumni, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; maintain regular communication with alumni through direct contact, email blasts, alumni web pages, social media, and print publications.  Identify ways to create opportunities to secure commitments from alumni to provide professional expertise and volunteer service as means to bring them to campus for engagement.  Plan, implement and promote alumni programs that support the Institution’s Long-Range Plans, as well as the fundraising goals of the Office of Institutional Advancement; develop and submit for approval by the VP annual strategic Alumni Relations plans.  Work closely with Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management to promote alumni involvement in the admissions and recruitment processes; work with the Division of Student Affairs to plan the growth and accessibility of career networking services for students and alumni.  Raise funds for select special projects and events in collaboration with Development colleagues.  Ensure accurate and complete alumni database records; capture contact, biographical and career information of alumni via surveys, projects (e.g. alumni directory), correspondence, website, postal returns, etc.  Serve as liaison between the National Alumni Association and the College’s administrative leadership; provide technical support to NAA and local alumni chapters.  Work with the Office of Public Relations and Marketing to coordinate newsworthy alumni updates and announcements for marketing and publication purposes.  Serve as an ambassador of the College in the performance of other duties as assigned (i.e. preparation of official resolutions, proclamations, representation at various alumni and community events, etc.)

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Submit letter of application, resume and a list of three references to:  humanresources@philander.edu(Email subject line should include the full name of the position for which you are applying, and documents should be in Word format.)

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Institutional Advancement

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

Position Number:  060005

 

Summary:  Advancement efforts at the University of Central Arkansas have a tremendous impact on our students and community through resources secured from donors for scholarships, faculty positions, programs, and innovative facilities. Understanding that consistent engagement and outreach efforts will be required to build the culture of engagement and philanthropy that the University seeks, Advancement strives to build lifelong relationships with our alumni, families, and friends. Advancement professionals at the University of Central Arkansas are relationship-focused, alumni- and donor-centric, collaborative, ethical, and results-oriented. We are committed to excellence and consistently challenge ourselves and each other to strive toward higher levels of achievement.  This position reports directly to the Executive Director of Development. This position will be responsible for designing and implementing major gift fundraising strategies in support of the University of Central Arkansas’ mission and goals. The potential candidate will primarily serve one or two colleges in supporting its initiatives and priorities with the interests and passions of donors advancing successful major gift partnerships. This position is expected to develop and manage a robust prospect portfolio to meet established metric goals. The ideal candidate must also demonstrate a strong commitment to collaboration and University citizenship in executing successful donor strategies.

 

Description:  Fundraising.  Partner with key academic leaders to establish fundraising priorities and develop meaningful, productive relationships with a portfolio of major gift donors including alumni, friends and parents.  Engage philanthropic support for designated colleges and work closely with major, principal, and planned gift donors of those colleges.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree. Applicable fundraising experience.  Valid driver’s license.

 

Preferred:  Graduate degree.  Higher education fundraising experience strongly preferred.  Demonstrated track-record of securing major gifts ($25,000+) by strategically managing a portfolio and fostering meaningful relationships.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/2747

 

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DONATION CENTER DIRECTOR

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas partners with Savers Thrift Stores to collect gently used clothing and household items for resale through Savers stores. The Donation Center Director is responsible for all aspects of our business model including product solicitation methods, establishing and evaluating routes, inventory management, and daily product delivery.  The Director will build quality relationships, provide exemplary customer service, and coordinate and manage a diverse workforce, while effectively leveraging resources and equipment to meet the short and long term business objectives. The Director will maintain a service level to meet the expectations of all customers while maintaining the highest public image of the organization.

 

Requirements:   BS Degree or equivalent experience in Business Management, supply chain, logistics or transportation.  Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and budgeting.  Strong verbal/written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.  Good analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills.  Financial responsibility of budget development, P &L expense control and cost containment through continual evaluation and review with the CEO and Savers Representative.  Demonstrated ability to work in a collaboration with business partners to  develop strategy, align resources and tactically execute business plans to achieve short and long term business goals.  Ability to lead key projects and achieve deliverables with limited guidance.  Ability to prepare and utilize performance metrics through comprehensive reporting tools including Excel.  Overnight travel 15%.

 

Preferred:  Master’s preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send cover letter and resume to:  agency@bbbsca.org.

 

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EDITOR / WRITER

Arkansas Money & Politics

Vowell, Inc. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Are you a journalist looking for a new challenge, a platform to make a difference? Are you fluent in online media, a reader of high quality magazines, newspapers, as well as social media? Are you looking for a place to make your mark?  Arkansas Money and Politics is searching for a new writer and you might be that person (editing, photography skills, a plus.)  Arkansas Money and Politics is an online magazine that covers business, politics and culture in Arkansas. It is read by key leaders in central Arkansas and across the state.  Our long term goal is to become a combination of The New Yorker meets The Economist meets The New York Review of Books for Arkansas.  We want to create an exciting online product coupled with a solid social media presence.  We want to comment on what is happening, shape awareness of what is important, ask questions that need to be asked, hold those accountable who need to be held accountable, and praise those who deserve praise.  In short, we want make an impact, using the power of well written journalism,  coupled with an interactive website,  to shape a community’s business, politics, culture.  Are you interested?

 

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

 

Wythe Walker

wythewalker@gmail.com

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT III

Myeloma Institute Administration

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

Position Number:  50064301

Closing:  August 5

 

Summary:  The Executive Assistant III supports the Office of the Myeloma Institute Deputy Director and works side-by-side with the Office of Director.  Responsibilities will include; transcribing highly technical research manuscripts and correspondence for the Deputy Director; transcribing these texts speedily and accurately and keeping within deadlines. The Executive Assistant III will also be responsible for online manuscript submission for scientific meetings, journals and other publications and preparation of diverse presentations using PowerPoint. The position will maintain the Deputy Director’s schedule in alignment with patient clinic appointments; coordinate meetings, speaking engagements, and conference participation and arrange domestic travel and liaises with the Director’s office when combined meetings and international travel are required.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field plus four (4) years administrative support experience; OR, high school diploma/GED plus eight (8) years administrative support experience. Transcription experience required. Must be proficient in PowerPoint and MS Office. Familiarity with myeloma and cancer research technology desirable.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030273

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT / OFFICE MANAGER

First Orion / Little Rock

 

Summary:  First Orion is looking for a dynamic Office Manager Executive Assistant for its headquarters in Little Rock, AR. This position is responsible for organizing and managing the First Orion office operations in Little Rock, AR and performing the required procedures necessary for conducting day-to-day business. The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks and will be able to work independently with little or no supervision. This person must be exceedingly well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a rapidly growing office of diverse people.

 

Description:  Serve as the point person for maintenance, mailing, shopping, supplies, equipment, bills, and errands.  Organize and schedule meetings and appointments.  Coordinate travel for executive leadership.  Coordinate with IT department on all office equipment.  Manage relationships with vendors, service providers, and landlord, ensuring that all items are invoiced and paid on time.  Manage contract and price negotiations with office vendors, service providers and office lease.  Organize office operations and procedures.  Provide general support to visitors.

 

Requirements:  Minimum of two years office management, administrative or assistant experience.    Knowledge of the principles and applications of office management, including modern office procedures, clerical techniques, and the uses of office equipment.  Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate all functions required for a successful office operation.  Computer proficient. Must be skilled in the use of the Microsoft platform.  Should be analytical, detail-oriented, flexible, and decisive in order to coordinate several activities simultaneously, quickly analyze and resolve specific problems, and cope with deadlines.  Strong organizational and planning skills.  Excellent command of spoken and written English language required.  Good communication skills.  Good telephone and office presentation is required.  Willingness to work as part of a team and a diverse group of people is essential; strong team building skills are critical.  Typical physical demands require sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, calculators, and telephones.  Dependability and punctuality required.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or two years equivalent experience.  Some project coordination skills and knowledge of MS Project is preferred.

 

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

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality / North Little Rock

Position Number:  22091262

Salary:  $33,861 – $57,514

Closing:  August 3

 

Summary:  The Executive Assistant to the Director is responsible for office management of a professional services operation. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Provides general supervision of the work of administrative support staff by prioritizing work assignments, establishing deadlines, and reviewing the work performed to ensure technical accuracy and compliance with established policies. Maintains daily schedule for director, reviews incoming correspondence, and prepares responses when necessary. Develops and implements office procedures necessary to meet department objectives. Schedules and organizes meetings, prepares agenda, and may take minutes for meetings. Organizes, arranges, and attends when necessary, conferences and seminars related to department objectives. Coordinates office activities with directors and other professional staff, monitors office activities and work flow, and makes periodic reports to supervisors. Prepares statistical and financial reports relative to the operation of the professional services office and submits to department officials. Compiles and maintains administrative information and records, such as budget, purchasing, and accounting. Orders office supplies and invoices contracts. Maintains office supply inventory, orders office supplies, and invoices contracts. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of an associate’s degree in office administration or related field; plus three years of experience in office administration 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.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=823c90c57e951b65915fb2e5173e497d&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=24&jobid=84821

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

HIPPY USA

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters / Little Rock

 

Summary:   HIPPY USA is seeking an individual to fill the position of National Executive Director.  This individual will have a passion for our mission and will design and implement a plan, in collaboration with the National Board of Trustees, to lead the organization through a period of substantial growth over the next five to 10 years.

The ideal candidate will:  Provide vision, leadership, strategic planning, implementation, goal achievement and accountability.  Possess personal ability, ease and confidence to engage, energize, mentor, motivate and establish relationships and partnerships.  Possess a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Possess strong interpersonal skills.  Maintain a collaborative, inclusive and transparent management style.  Facilitate cultivation of and engagement with Board members.

 

Description:  The Executive Director leads the national office of HIPPY USA in Little Rock, Arkansas, which oversees the network of HIPPY programs and state offices around the country. The national office ensures fidelity to the HIPPY model and provides curriculum development, assessment, research coordination, training services and accreditation to sites throughout the country. The Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for HIPPY USA’s staff, programs, budget, expansion, fundraising and execution of its mission. This individual will initially develop deep knowledge of the field, core programs, operations and strategic plans.  The Executive Director will be the lead spokesperson for HIPPY, increasing visibility and financial support for the program and the organization, advocating and promoting the role of HIPPY in legislative and regulatory arenas, developing strategic partnerships and successfully cultivating new donors while retaining previous supporters.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Experience in nonprofit management, including operations, administration, budgeting, finance and governance.  Demonstrated ability to capitalize on opportunities, set priorities, create efficiencies and guide investment in people and systems.  Broad knowledge of, and demonstrated track record in, raising public and private sector funds, including from corporations, foundations and individual donors.  Experience with grant research, writing and administration.  Ability to create clear, concise and compelling oral and written communication skills for diverse audiences.  Experience with early childhood education or home visiting preferred.  Knowledge of research design, evaluation and assessment tools a plus.  Experience with advocacy, marketing and communications helpful.  Willingness to relocate to Little Rock, AR.

 

Preferred:  Graduate degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Send cover letter and resume to:  resumes@hippyusa.org.

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

NAIFA Arkansas

National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Serves as the Chief Staff Officer under the direction of the President and the Board of Directors. Responsible for managing the Association and all programs within the established guidelines. Is responsible for all administrative and program responsibilities outlined below as well as all other duties required.

 

Description:   1. Annual State Conference Activities. – Work with the Conference Chair in planning and marketing.  Oversee/participate in on-site management.  Handle registrations.  Solicit sponsorships.  Help coordinate facilities negotiations and contracts.  Assist in evaluating potential speakers.  Order president’s plaque.  Work with Board and Bylaws regarding the timing of notifications regarding elections and bylaw issues.  2.  Serve as liaison to selected committees: advise chairs, attend meetings, and prepare reports. –  Board of Directors.  Nominating.  Legislative (State and Federal.)  Other groups as necessary.  Work with President to prepare Board agenda.  Prepare, publish and preserve minutes.  3.  Membership Services. – Take calls and emails regarding membership questions and processing.  Work credit/ACH report each month.  Update membership records.  Maintain membership information.  Be the key contact for members.  Handle member complaints.  Update emails on Online Service Center.  4.  Oversee customer service activities. –  Phone.  Fax.  Mail.  Email.  5.  Oversight of association branding. – Direct projects.  Research & Data Activities.  Other activities as necessary.  6.  Oversee financial activities. – Prepare and monitor annual budget with Treasurer.  Review accounting reports and monthly financials.  Manage long/short-term investments with Treasurer and Board.  Assist auditor as needed.  Assist Treasurer as needed.  Pay invoice for D&O insurance and bill participating locals.  7.  Assist/Oversee Association Legislative Activities. –  Serve as one of the key contacts for legislators. Monitor bills, regulations and guidelines on both a state and federal level that impact the industry and members.  Attend meetings on both a state and federal level with legislators. Coordinate legislator meetings at the Congressional Conference and in District.  Attend fund raising events for candidates.  Report to the Legislative Chair and the Board on a monthly basis of all activity they have participated in.  Work key industry professionals including the Insurance Commissioner, Director of the Marketplace, Securities and Exchange Officials, Department of Health and Human Services, etc.  Attend the Insurance and Commerce committee meetings of House and Senate when applicable legislation is being proposed.  8.  Manage human resource activities. –  Complete all employment paperwork.  Establish and maintain annual evaluation paperwork with the Personnel Committee.  Maintain an up to date job description that is reviewed and approved through the Personnel Committee.  9. Assist leadership in carrying out the Association’s mission. – Support strategic plan facilitation & implementation. Assist President & President-Elect as requested. Leadership training programs/opportunities. Committee/board structuring and operations. Monitor and enforce the Association’s policies and procedures. Prepare management reports for the Board.  10. Membership Programs. – Review/input Membership Newsletter. Review/input Annual Report. Review/input all other communication items as necessary. Input/oversight of Association marketing activities. Quarterly newsletter and ad hoc communications with membership. Call members whose newsletters “bounce” from email and determine correct email address and walk them through making NAIFA Arkansas a “safe sender.”  11. Membership Issues. – Assist with Recruitment & Retention Programs.  Recruit new members.  12. Maintain association management skills.  13. Assist in Association’s Public Relations.  14. Chapter Development & Relations – Assist where necessary.  15. Work on other management activities as needed.  16. Federal Lobbying Activities. –  Attend the Congressional Conference. Coordinate meetings with legislators. Respond to “Gov Alerts.” Work with PAC chair on recipients of funds.  17. Maintain PAC paperwork.  18. Tax Filings, State Filings, and Miscellaneous Filings. – Form 990. PAC Registration. Maintain all tax filings both state and federal. Maintain all filings with the Secretary of State. Complete all reports to NAIFA National in a timely manner. File for lobbyist registration with Secretary of State. Complete and file PAC report. Membership report to Insurance Commissioner for CE membership credit. Nonprofit report to Secretary of State. File CE for members using SBS system. Collect CE funds. File courses and course numbers through SBS to insurance department.  19. Annual National Conference Activities. – Coordinate travel, accommodations and attendance. Assist the President and Board with the reservation and coordination of suite. Prepare a list of attendees. Report officers to NAIFA National. Report list of delegates. Review and assist members with travel needs and room reservation. Promote the conference. Be a resource to attendees regarding timing and events to attend.  Attend the AEC prior to the national convention.  20. Accounting and Financial. – Reconcile bank accounts and maintain QuickBooks.  Pay invoices.  Keep cash receipts in order.  Run financial reports, file and distribute appropriately.  Work with CPA to file form 990 for both state association and trust fund.  Report to Board on the status of expected budget vs expenditures.

 

Requirements:  Previous management experience with fiscal accountability required.  Demonstrates effective negotiation and collaboration skills.  Maintains professional and positive demeanor.  Works within the standards of ethical business practice.  Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills.  Shows evidence of support of the policies and mission.  Strong administrative skills.  Knowledge of QuickBooks.  Constant Contact experience.  Event development and management. Must be willing to travel the State of Arkansas. Self-starter who is enthusiastic and willing to work hard to make a difference.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.indeed.com/job/executive-director-1a630712685b128f

 

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FACILITIES MANAGER

Arkansas Repertory Theatre / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Audience Engagement, the Facilities Manager maintains the mechanical health and aesthetic appearance of each of The Rep’s facilities. They also maintain inventory for both concession areas.

 

Description:  Facilities Management – Determine the best action to handle maintenance issues as they occur.  Perform minor repairs if possible.  Schedule service personnel for repairs if needed.  Patch holes and touch up painted surfaces as needed.  Clean carpets at least once yearly.  Dust and detail clean all surfaces in public areas at least once yearly, including:  window sills; baseboards; electrical conduit; fire sprinkler pipes; chairs and tables; banisters; house seats; trash cans; lighting sconces; and restroom fixtures.  Run a self-cleaning cycle on the ice machine once a month.  Empty ice machine, disassemble user accessible parts and clean/sanitize all surfaces every six months.  Defrost the chest freezer as needed.  Be on call to handle emergencies.  Bar Management – Maintain inventory for all items for sale and consumables in Foster’s and the lobby concession stand.  Order for delivery of beer, wine, soft drinks and water.  Order and pick up cookie dough from Sysco.  Order and pick up sandwiches from Sufficient Grounds.  Shop for snack items.  Bag and label snack items.  Shop for Coffee and other hot beverage selections.  Shop for consumables (cups, napkins, cleaning supplies, etc.)  Order beer Koozies.  Decide what food and drink selections will be available at concessions.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Allyson Gattin,

Director of Marketing & Audience Engagement

 

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FUNDRAISING ASSISTANT

Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

Posting Number:  3027013

 

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

 

Description:  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.  Manage the off-site warehouse storage facility for Foundation.  Assist assigned staff in fundraising campaigns.  Provide off-site support to constituent groups as requested.  Work with Donor Services to obtain downloads and reports as requested. Provide support to Donor Services.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED.)   Two (2) years total experience required.

 

Preferred:  College course study preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3027013

 

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GENERAL MANAGER

Chancellor Hotel

Schulte Hospitality Group / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  Schulte Hospitality Group, a fast-growing hospitality management company headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky and with a diverse national portfolio of 70 hotels, is seeking a highly talented General Manager for the Chancellor Hotel, a full-service boutique hotel located in Fayetteville, AR. We’re looking for motivated individuals who have a passion for the hospitality industry and embrace integrity, service, grit, respect, empowerment, ambition and teamwork – all of the core values that cultivate our winning culture of success.  The General Manager is responsible for developing a complete staff from Guest Services to Sales and Marketing to Housekeeping. The right candidate will have the capability to take this hotel to the highest level of customer service, cleanliness, employee satisfaction, and market penetration.

 

Description:  Provide exceptional customer service to all hotel guests, making their stay as comfortable and accommodating as possible while achieving team and Brand goals.  Ensures that all policies, procedures, federal, state, and local ordinances with regard to personnel, security, cash handling, guest relations, and safety are followed.  Maintains and improves property standards and service to ensure guest satisfaction and the right public image.  Ensure that the property and its inventories are always in the best conditions.  Achieve budgeted revenue and profit goals, balancing cost with guest satisfaction.  Comply with all corporate human resources and accounting procedures.  Inspects property on a regular basis and enforces the implementation of actions toward the safety, comfort, and cleanliness of the hotel and guest satisfaction.  Ensure property hiring and all employee practices comply with company and legal requirements and strive for a culturally diverse work place.  Selects, trains, and directs department supervisors and other associates as necessary keeping them well versed in all policies and procedures.  Accompany Director of Sales on sales calls.  Become involved in community and/or government affairs.  Remain highly visible and be readily available for guests at all times.  Perform other duties as assigned to meet business objectives.

 

Requirements:  Hotel Management, General Business or Marketing degree preferred. Minimum two (2) years of general management experience required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.hcareers.com/seeker/search/view?jobAdId=260347

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Winrock International / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Winrock International seeks a highly creative, versatile and ambitious graphic designer and visual storyteller to serve as the primary designer on a wide variety of digital, print, motion and social media materials. The Graphic Designer will create traditional and interactive reports, event presentations, promotional and display materials, infographics, newsletters, print ads, social media materials, and mobile and web content. The successful applicant will work with a variety of internal clients to communicate complex issues in a simple, attractive and cohesive manner that is consistent with the brand.  This challenging and exciting role requires a dynamic and positive individual with highly developed skills, creativity and experience. The Graphic Designer will demonstrate a collaborative spirit and a flair for both innovative and traditional presentation approaches with particular savvy around data visualization, information design, mapping, photography and interactive storytelling. The designer will create both highly technical visual content designed for expert audiences as well as more accessible material for general audiences.  The Graphic Designer reports to the Communications Director with primary responsibilities around editorial and publication needs and should expect to work closely with Winrock’s new business, communications and programs teams.

 

Description:  Manage a heavy daily workflow of diverse design needs.  Execute design and layout of publications (informational one-sheets, project proposals, training materials, research documents, annual reports etc.) and other graphic materials (signage, business cards, promotional materials.)  Responsible for creation of social media design and web collateral (including infographics, iconography and simple desktop and mobile web layouts.)  Collaborate with communications, new business, program and field staff in the execution of original or third-party materials across all media platforms.  Photo editing.  Template development.  Coordinate outside graphic consultants and internally designed content.

 

Requirements:  BA/BS in Design or a related field.  At least two years of practical experience in the design field and possess a strong understanding of typography, color theory, illustration, photography and composition.  Strong understanding of Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom and related programs. Experience with PowerPoint and other presentation tools also important.  A diverse portfolio spanning branded print and digital forms is essential.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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HEALTH & WELLNESS PROGRAM COORDINATOR

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Salary:  $39,615 – $50,311 (hiring/entry)

Closing:  August 4

 

Summary:  Develop, coordinate, implement, deliver and evaluate various health and wellness programs, activities and initiatives designed to improve the overall health and well-being of the employees of the City of Little Rock.

 

Description:  Develops, coordinates, implements, delivers and evaluates various health and wellness program, activities and initiatives to include bio metric screenings, smoking cessation, weight loss, nutrition, diabetes programs and other health and wellness related programs designed to improve the overall health and well-being of the employees of the City of Little Rock. Conducts research and surveys to gather data relative to various health and wellness trends and related topics; analyzes data, prepares reports to make recommendations for the development and implementation of a comprehensive wellness program to meet the City of Little Rock’s workforce wellness needs and goals; implements upon approval. Coordinates with health plan vendors and wellness provider to analyze claims data to identify high risk/problem areas and designs programs targeted to engage employees to improve their health in those areas; compiles participant data and evaluates the effectiveness of training and makes revisions to improve effectiveness. Coordinates with health plan vendors, City Departments and designated committees to promote wellness challenges and initiatives to maximize participation and results of various challenges, initiatives and programs. Develops and disseminates confidential employee needs and interests surveys; compiles survey information, analyzes results and prepares reports on findings; makes recommendations for changes and improvement to the wellness program; implements upon approval. Evaluates wellness program activities; tracks program participation, compiles information and analyzes information to determine effectiveness of various wellness activities and initiatives. Coordinates the activities of blood-borne pathogen exposure cases to include, obtaining court order, testing of source individual; notifies employees and other appropriate personnel of test results and recommended follow-up procedures. Attends various events and meetings to partner with outside resources for health and wellness initiatives to develop business partnerships i.e. hospitals, community organizations, non-profit, health vendors, private and public agencies. Coordinates with various hospitals, community organizations, health plan vendors, or nursing schools, etc., for the administration of immunizations and vaccines to at risk employees in compliance with all applicable guidelines, policies and procedures; inputs immunization and vaccine record information into State of Arkansas database. Conducts inspections of defibrillators in City facilities to ensure equipment is in proper working condition; conducts training on use of equipment to appropriate personnel. Prepares and distributes communication materials to promote wellness events, initiatives or challenges such as newsletters and brochures to promote employee awareness, understanding and participation in health and wellness activities. Plans, develops presents or coordinates workshops, speakers, seminars, related to various health education and wellness classes including, nutrition, fitness assessments, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), blood borne pathogens and other health topics to City of Little Rock employees. Plans, organizes, and schedules employee health and wellness events and programs such as annual Health Fair; reserves meeting facility for events, ensures adequate staffing for events, makes catering and other arrangements, solicits vendors, and related duties; monitors project expenditure accounts to ensure budgeted amounts are not exceeded. Administers basic first aid, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), to injured individuals; telephones emergency personnel for individuals requiring medical attention; completes appropriate paperwork. Serves as back up in the absence of the Safety/Loss Control Specialist by ensuring follow-up of workers’ compensation claims and instructing safety classes. Maintains hard copy and computer files and records of immunizations and vaccine information and other related health and wellness information. Operates a computer with database, spreadsheet and word processing software in the performance of essential job functions. Operates a City pool automobile in the performance of essential job functions.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion, Health Education, Public Health, Nutrition, Exercise Science or a related area; two (2) years of professional-level experience in the development and implementation of well programs or related area.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/littlerock/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1487364&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271%2E0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%2D1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND%5FKEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E

 

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HEIFER RANCH RESERVATIONS COORDINATOR

Heifer International / Perryville

Tracking Code:  267-752

Closing:  July 29

 

Summary:  Accountable for facilitating program sales, reservations, inquiries and rentals of Heifer Ranch (and occasionally other learning centers) on a daily basis. Conduct sales interactions to maximize reservations at Heifer Learning Centers which expose the general public to Heifer’s model and impact in order to create life-long Heifer supporters. Collaboratively participate in upgrading of current tools and practices to support innovative developments, respond to customer needs, as well as meeting the increasing requirements of a highly competitive donor environment. The reservationist work will support impactful experiential education at a participant level, smooth operations at a coordinator level, and assist in providing booking and inquiry data and information to Ranch leadership to be used in operational decision-making processes.  Accountable for the sales aspect, customer service, booking process, data collection and follow-up of all Heifer Ranch reservations.  Accountable for contributing to the shaping of a culture where knowledge exchange and learning from results informs practice at organizational strategy levels.

 

Description:  1.  Perform proactive and reactive sales interactions to develop and maintain lasting relationships with leaders of schools, faith communities, civic organizations and the general public in a positive customer service environment. (60%) –  Sell programs and rentals to groups and individuals through outside calls, phone calls and email.  A public image of Heifer is upheld and programs are viewed as positive, enriching, valuable and unique.  Competence and enthusiasm about Heifer’s work and learning center programs are demonstrated in each interaction.  The database is utilized to make public interactions informed, professional and personal.  Patrons are efficiently and satisfactorily connected to additional resources in order to meet their goals (within parameters.)  Complete calls, emails and mailings in a timely manner as assigned.  2. Maintain and utilize a thorough and accurate database of contacts, scheduling and programs taking place at Heifer Ranch seeing that resources are used and utilized in efficient ways at optimal times. (20%) – The reservations calendar will be tightly booked according to booking guidelines while ensuring that no patrons are turned away or overlooked.  All groups are offered options and upsold when possible, therefore booking the optimal program for the group and increasing add-on sales.  Responses, documentation and interaction uploads are completed in a timely manner.  Able to pull reports from the database such as patron contact information, booking information summaries, etc.  3. Maintain a high level of internal communication concerning the program schedule and needs to assure timely and accurate delivery of educational programs, hospitality services, rentals and public events. (10%)  –  Deadlines are met according to contracts, communication procedures, the weekly schedule, seasonal occurrences and specific initiatives.  Responses, documentation and interaction uploads are completed in a timely manner.  Proper procedures are used when booking programs outside of approved parameters.  Accurate information and program depictions are presented to the public to ensure a parallel in the deliverables within other Ranch departments.  Procedures are utilized systematically in order to promote a culture of efficiently and accountability across all teams.  4. Work collaboratively with learning center counterparts at Heifer Village and Heifer Farm, serving as backup for other centers as required and providing feedback on how to strengthen the core operating systems used by the Reservations Offices. (5%) – Shows competence and enthusiasm when interacting with the public on behalf of any of the three learning centers.  Participates in the regular and special meetings to support the integrated reservations system, accurately and articulately representing Heifer Ranch.  Provides constructive feedback on systems, tools and procedures which help or hinder job efficiency and effectiveness. Promotes learning center-wide reservationist competence by sharing Heifer Ranch updates and providing trainings as needed.  5. Coordinate and/or assist with special projects, events, and guests as needed to promote the work of Heifer International and the learning center programs; supervise and train volunteers as assigned. (5%) –  Supports the Ranch’s annual Holiday Open House in December.  Shows competence and enthusiasm when responding to event inquiries.  Attends assigned trainings and is able to assist with room set-up, host duties, and tours as needed.   Ensures that any “Ops” volunteer assistance (with reservations projects, events, admin tasks, etc.) is efficiently utilized and yields high-quality results.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in sales/marketing, public relations or related field plus two (2) years related job experience; OR,  associates degrees in sales/marketing, public relations or related field plus six (6) years of related job experience.

 

Preferred:  At least three (3) years experience working in a customer service or sales role requiring communications via phone, email and in person. Understanding of Heifer International’s work through the US-based learning centers and/or familiarity with the experiential education model.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.heifer.org/about-heifer/careers/search-for-a-job/us-opportunities/index.html?msource=magento

 

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HOUSE MANAGER (part-time)

Arkansas Children’s Theatre

Arkansas Arts Center / Little Rock

 

Summary:   The Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre is seeking a House Manager for the 2016–17 season. The House Manager is responsible for the professional management of the Theatre auditorium and front-of-house during all public and school performances. He/She will be expected to communicate directly with Stage Manager to ensure seamless operations, preparing for and closing out each show, and providing excellent customer service to all audience members as the primary representative of the theater. The ideal candidate is responsible for providing consistency to front-of-house operations and exemplary customer service at all times. The House Manager must be an enthusiastic leader with strong communication skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment while remaining calm under pressure. Candidates should have experience working with the public and have strong organizational and communication skills; box office or other theatre experience preferred. This is an hourly position — Tuesday–Sunday. The House Manager averages 20–25 hours per week. Due to the nature of the programming, the schedule varies throughout the season.  The House Manager will be required to attend the dress rehearsal of each production.  During the run of each performance, the House Manager will be expected to work the following hours:  Tuesday–Thursday, school show 9–11:15 a.m. /possible second school show, 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.;  Friday, school show9–11:15 a.m. /evening public performance, 5:30–8:30 p.m. ; and Saturday–Sunday, public matinee 12:30–3:30 p.m.

 

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

 

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HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

Req. ID:  1371

 

Summary:  The Human Resources Director promotes and implements Goodwill’s mission, values, and culture by planning and managing human resources programs and staff. The incumbent is responsible for implementing HR policies & programs, and managing all aspects of employee relations and development.  The main functions that this position manages includes staffing & recruiting, organizational development, performance management, training, compensation & benefits administration, and employee relations.  This position requires that the individual be resourceful and have excellent communication & leadership skills.  Upholds a positive work environment that follows Goodwill’s Amazing Customer Experience (ACE) culture, Values, and Mission in everything you do and every interaction you have with co-workers, clients, customers and management.

 

Description:   Develops organization strategies that support Goodwill’s values and culture, by identifying and researching human resources issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to organization strategic thinking and direction; establishing human resources objectives in line with organizational objectives.  Implements human resources strategies by establishing department accountability, including talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, local, state and federal compliance.  Manages human resources operations by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and developing HR/Training staff; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing staff job contributions; maintaining compensation structure and database; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.  Develops human resources operations financial strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances; aligning monetary resources; developing action plans; measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.  Accomplishes special project results by identifying and clarifying issues and priorities; communicating and coordinating requirements; expediting fulfillment; evaluating milestone accomplishments; evaluating optional courses of action; changing assumptions and direction.  Supports management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions; analyzing information and applications.  Guides management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values.  Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.  Updates job knowledge by participating in conferences and educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.  Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.  Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.  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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INTERN / WEB TEAM CONTENT

iProv, LLC / Little Rock

 

Summary:  As an intern for iProv, LLC’s Web Content Team, you will be expected to complete all assigned training, manage assigned projects, and be open to learning new concepts and brainstorming ideas in a fast-paced environment. You will be assisting our Content Specialists by editing blog posts, drafting creative briefs, conducting research for editorial calendars, and analyzing and organizing data for case studies and special projects.

 

Description:  Develop knowledge of managed web clients’ business and branding.   Participate in team meetings and brainstorming sessions.  Conduct industry research.  Assist with special projects.  Write creative briefs for client blog articles.  Assist with web analysis and client reports.  Download and file images, maintain image library.

 

Requirements:   Enrolled in a 2 or 4 year college program, preferred, majoring in a related field -OR- Bachelor’s Degree in related field—English, Creative Writing, Communications, Technical Writing, Marketing, Journalism, Advertising.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.  Basic Understanding of SEO/SEM.  Ambitious, creative, detail-oriented personality.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://iprovonline.com/careers/

 

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INTRANET MANAGER

VCC Communications – Media Relations

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

Position Number: 50001403

Closing:  July 29

 

Summary:  Intranet Manager is responsible for the daily management of the UAMS Intranet, the internal site for UAMS employees and students to receive information. Will coordinate and prepare statistical reports and presentations for executive management. Oversee the strategic development, design and implantation of the Intranet, which is a critical part of executive and employee communications. This will require a static plan that supports the business processes of IT (Information Technology), our web center, institutes, colleges, clinical programs, departments, etc.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in information technology, business or related field plus five (5) years experience in web development software applications, writing, editing, communications and presentation development. Strong HTML skills (WordPress) required and SharePoint preferred. Must have experience using PowerPoint and MS Office.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030282

 

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JUNIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

EXIT Marketing / Little Rock

 

Summary:  EXIT Marketing is growing, and we’re looking for a Junior Graphic Designer who is ready to grow with us! Like at any small business, we wear a lot of hats around here, and we have fun wearing them. On any given day you can find us meeting with clients, brainstorming in the conference room, writing and designing outstanding work, or taking a creative field trip. The ideal candidate would have:  experience creating graphics and a solid grasp of design concepts within Adobe Creative Suite;  enthusiasm for the design process and attentiveness to different project goals;  detail-oriented mindset and exceptional organizational skills;  and time management skills and ability to work to deadlines.  Photography and Web Design skills are a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Email with your resume/portfolio and three educational and/or professional references to:  info@exitmarketing.net.

 

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LEGAL AFFAIRS & PLANNED GIVING DIRECTOR

Arkansas Community Foundation / Little Rock

Closing:  August 15

 

Description:   Develop an effective educational and communications program professional advisors.  Serve as the Foundation’s principal representative to professional advisors and planners and promote the benefits of using the Foundation to accomplish planned giving objectives.  Work with the professional advisor community through individual meetings, seminars, and mailings in order to identify, cultivate, and solicit new donors and identify and cultivate new intermediaries for the purpose of securing planned gifts to the Foundation.  Guide, train and assist the local affiliate offices in building relationships with professional advisors.  Provide technical support, training and advice regarding deferred giving arrangements to Foundation staff, donors, prospective donors and their professional advisors.  Implement marketing strategies to promote planned giving opportunities to donors, prospective donors, and professional advisors; plan and oversee technical presentations and seminars targeted at professional advisors.  Handle day-to-day administrative responsibilities for the planned giving program, professional advisor outreach program and legislative affairs work.  Develop as-needed updates and refine policies and procedures that comprise the operating plan for traditional and complex gifts and the planned giving program.  Coordinate the outreach of the Diamond Society, the Foundation’s planned giving society, and the Golden Key Society, the Foundations professional advisor recognition society.  Develop relationships with and implement programs that educate elected officials.  Keep informed of laws, regulations and rules that affect the Foundation and its work.  Responsible for drafting, compliance and technical matters involved in fund establishment and modification.  Coordinate with retained outside counsel for matters in which the Foundation requires legal representation and serves as primary staff liaison to the Arkansas Gift Foundation.  Address tax, legal and regulatory issues related to the philanthropic activities of the Foundation including gift polices, unique gifts, component funds, grantmaking, planned giving and governance.  Other duties and special projects as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Strategic, energetic thinker who is well organized and self motivated.  Thorough understanding of gift planning and charitable tax issues.  Commitment to service and the mission and vision of the Foundation.

Highly-developed people skills and ability to interact respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.

 

Preferred:  Advanced degree or professional certification.

 

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

 

Ashley Coldiron,

Chief Development Officer

acoldiron@arcf.org

 

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MARKETING MANAGER

Power Technology, Inc. / Alexander

 

Summary:  Power Technology, a laser manufacturer, has an opening for a Marketing Manger. This is a technical position that include comprehensive training on laser topics. A technical mind is a great asset for this position.

 

Description:  This job involves marketing and promotion of laser hardware to new and existing business prospect.  Responsibilities in for this position include:  graphic design (Adobe Creative Suite);  basic Web Programming (HTML, CSS, Magento);  strong writing and editing skills;  CRM Management using Hubspot and Goldmine;  complete understanding of google analytics, webmaster tools, and adwords;  social media use including Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and Google+;  basic video editing skills;  budgeting, forecasting and KPI reporting;  and tradeshow planning.

 

Requirements:  Prior sales experience is necessary, and we will train individuals to learn a variety of technical and marketing skills. As a fast-paced company in the laser technology industry, successful candidates will have opportunities to advance within the organization.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/jobs/detail/7057/marketing-manager

 

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MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  6371

 

Summary:  KATV is seeking a Master Control Operator. The ideal candidate must be versatile and capable of learning specialized software applications and have an aptitude for operating electronic equipment. You must  have great attention to detail, excellent computer skills, and must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

 

Description:  Broadcast operations including setting up, controlling and monitoring television broadcast equipment to transmit television programs and commercials to the viewing audience.  On-air switching, use of virtual switcher, for airing programs, weather alerts, news crawls, and information pertaining to timely events.  Programming and taking in satellite feeds for broadcast use.  Preparing for air of commercial material, as well as programming from multiple ingest sources.  Tuning Microwave shots for use in newscasts and ingest of programs.  Setting up and shading of studio cameras for newscast and production, in both main studio and satellite studio.  Preparation and operation of equipment (before, during and after live newscasts.)  Support the production of newscasts and other live or recorded programming for television and multi-platform use.  Support operation of the station by assisting Engineering, News, and other departments.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Previous experience as a Master Control Operator.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=5756&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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MID-DAY HOST

Jonesboro Radio Group / Jonesboro

 

Summary:  Saga Communications/Jonesboro Radio Group is looking for a mid-day host that loves country music, has a passion for great radio, wants to be a star in a great, vibrant, college community where unemployment is 3.2%, people are working, business is growing, and radio is still fun.

 

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

 

Rob West, KDXY Brand Manager

success@jonesbororadiogroup.com

 

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MORNING MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST

THV 11

TEGNA, Inc. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV is looking for a hard-working, team-oriented Multi-Media Journalist who is serious about their career. If you seek near-constant constructive feedback, please apply. If you need help writing compelling anchor lead-ins, please apply. If your reporting portfolio is lacking live shot experience, please apply. You will be surrounded by a newsroom of 50 others who work together each day to create the best content in town, broadcast and digital. You will be expected to bring “real” story ideas to each morning meeting. You will be expected to tweet and post stories, every day. You will be expected to break stories. In return, we will make you the reporter you always wanted to be. If your desire is to move up to a larger market, TEGNA owns properties all over and you will be in the pipeline. So, get us that reel and resume, we are waiting to hear from you!

 

Description:  Live reporting.  Video photography and non-linear editing.  Understanding of all social elements.  Able to work with an energetic multimedia team.  Generate and suggest compelling stories every day.  Write, produce, update stories for all platforms, including written and visual content.

 

Requirements:  Qualifications include a degree in journalism or related field and one to three (1-3) years of experience is preferred.  A valid driver’s license and good driving record is required.  Please submit your resume with reference and video of your work via web link or DVD.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Morning-Multi-Media-Journalist/J3G04Z67JKJH2SL9C8F/

 

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MORNING SHOW SENIOR PRODUCER

THV 11

TEGNA, Inc. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is looking for a Morning Show Senior Producer for who can write, create and produce exciting and interesting newscasts and news content for broadcast, online and social content.  You must be able to multi-task during the newsgathering hours, sharing content before, during and after a newscast or digital post.  The ideal candidates are creative problem solvers with strong journalistic judgment, detail skills and an ability to think creatively.  You must also be able to skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.

 

Description:  Create unique newscasts or segments evoking emotion.  Write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms.  Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.  Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.  Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.  Deliver on-air, online news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.  Research for facts and credibility.  Use consumer analytics in determining content.  Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.  Enterprise news stories.  Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.  Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.  Lead and inspire news teams to work together for a great newscast.  Coach and inspire on-air talent to be exciting and engaging.  Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

 

Requirements:  BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field.  Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems.  Understanding the tenants of professional journalism.  Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content.  Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook.  Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines.  Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.

 

Preferred:  Two to five (2-5) years of experience. Bilingual (English & Spanish.)  Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Morning-Show-Senior-Producer/J3G4996LX59LXB1J3CF/

 

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MULTI-PLATFORM PRODUCER

THV 11

TEGNA, Inc. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV is looking for a multi-platform producer who can write, edit, create and produce exciting and interesting newscasts and news content for broadcast, online and social content.  Producers must be able to multi-task during the newsgathering hours, sharing content before, during and after a newscast or digital post.

 

Description:   Create unique newscasts or segments evoking emotion.  Edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms.  Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.  Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.  Deliver on-air, online news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.  Research for facts and credibility.  Use consumer analytics in determining content.  Enterprise news stories.  Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.  Lead and inspire news teams to work together for a great newscast.  Inspire on-air talent to be exciting and engaging.  Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

 

Requirements:  This position calls for someone who can help edit the THV 11 morning newscast while also assisting the other show producers. The ideal candidates are 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.  One to two (1-2) years experience required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Platform-Producer/J3H3746376QP1JFQRM6/

 

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MUSEUM PROGRAM ASSISTANT II  (part-time)

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22143395

Salary:  $22,919 – $37,954

Closing:  August 2

 

Summary:  The Museum Program Assistant II is responsible for assisting in museum program development, operation, and coordination activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Prepares written information concerning scheduled museum events and disseminates material and brochures to inform teachers of museum educational programs for students. Assists in the production of program publications, including press releases and other publicity materials, by contacting individuals to write or assist with writing of articles, and assists in the development of program aids and props. Assists with the coordination and promotion of special events of the agency and maintains contact between visitors and agency personnel for upcoming events/visits. Coordinates activities of volunteers by planning, assigning, and reviewing work, contacts and corresponds with volunteers to provide information concerning agency programs and needs, and secures their assistance for special events and fund-raising activities. Recruits new members and donors by contacting individuals through email and phone calls, provides program membership information, and maintains contact with current members. Researches agency collections and historical events for curatorial and exhibit staff and maintains research files, slides, and research and resource libraries. Schedules and conducts guided tours of historic buildings/sites and organizes and oversees activities during special events. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in history, education, anthropology, or a related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=823c90c57e951b65915fb2e5173e497d&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=84782

 

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MUSEUM PROGRAM ASSISTANT II  (part-time)

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22125533

Salary:  $22,919 – $37,954

Closing:  August 2

 

Summary:  The Museum Program Assistant II is responsible for assisting in museum program development, operation, and coordination activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Prepares written information concerning scheduled museum events and disseminates material and brochures to inform teachers of museum educational programs for students. Assists in the production of program publications, including press releases and other publicity materials, by contacting individuals to write or assist with writing of articles, and assists in the development of program aids and props. Assists with the coordination and promotion of special events of the agency and maintains contact between visitors and agency personnel for upcoming events/visits. Coordinates activities of volunteers by planning, assigning, and reviewing work, contacts and corresponds with volunteers to provide information concerning agency programs and needs, and secures their assistance for special events and fund-raising activities. Recruits new members and donors by contacting individuals through email and phone calls, provides program membership information, and maintains contact with current members. Researches agency collections and historical events for curatorial and exhibit staff and maintains research files, slides, and research and resource libraries. Schedules and conducts guided tours of historic buildings/sites and organizes and oversees activities during special events. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in history, education, anthropology, or a related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=823c90c57e951b65915fb2e5173e497d&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=84783

 

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MUSEUM PROGRAM ASSISTANT II  (part-time)

Old State House Museum

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22092783

Salary:  $22,919 – $37,954

Closing:  August 3

 

Summary:  The Museum Program Assistant II is responsible for assisting in museum program development, operation, and coordination activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Prepares written information concerning scheduled museum events and disseminates material and brochures to inform teachers of museum educational programs for students. Assists in the production of program publications, including press releases and other publicity materials, by contacting individuals to write or assist with writing of articles, and assists in the development of program aids and props. Assists with the coordination and promotion of special events of the agency and maintains contact between visitors and agency personnel for upcoming events/visits. Coordinates activities of volunteers by planning, assigning, and reviewing work, contacts and corresponds with volunteers to provide information concerning agency programs and needs, and secures their assistance for special events and fund-raising activities. Recruits new members and donors by contacting individuals through email and phone calls, provides program membership information, and maintains contact with current members. Researches agency collections and historical events for curatorial and exhibit staff and maintains research files, slides, and research and resource libraries. Schedules and conducts guided tours of historic buildings/sites and organizes and oversees activities during special events. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:    The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in history, education, anthropology, or a related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=823c90c57e951b65915fb2e5173e497d&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=84804

 

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MUSEUM PROGRAM ASSISTANT II  (part-time)

Old State House Museum

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22092724

Salary:  $22,919 – $37,954

Closing:  August 3

 

Summary:  The Museum Program Assistant II is responsible for assisting in museum program development, operation, and coordination activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Prepares written information concerning scheduled museum events and disseminates material and brochures to inform teachers of museum educational programs for students. Assists in the production of program publications, including press releases and other publicity materials, by contacting individuals to write or assist with writing of articles, and assists in the development of program aids and props. Assists with the coordination and promotion of special events of the agency and maintains contact between visitors and agency personnel for upcoming events/visits. Coordinates activities of volunteers by planning, assigning, and reviewing work, contacts and corresponds with volunteers to provide information concerning agency programs and needs, and secures their assistance for special events and fund-raising activities. Recruits new members and donors by contacting individuals through email and phone calls, provides program membership information, and maintains contact with current members. Researches agency collections and historical events for curatorial and exhibit staff and maintains research files, slides, and research and resource libraries. Schedules and conducts guided tours of historic buildings/sites and organizes and oversees activities during special events. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in history, education, anthropology, or a related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=823c90c57e951b65915fb2e5173e497d&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=84870

 

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NEWS CONTENT SPECIALIST  (part-time)

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2016-5502

 

Summary:  KAIT has an immediate opening for a part-time news/content specialist. Candidate must be a self-starter, able to work under tight deadlines, have the ability to learn how to operate various news broadcast equipment, and embrace a newsroom culture that blends news content gathering with production operation. Must demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing news/web content, editing video, production/journalism principles, and perform traditional production assistant duties (Chyron, audio, studio camera, and teleprompter.) This is an exciting position with great potential for upward mobility. Flexible schedule required. Apply online and upload your resume and any links to your work.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5502/news-content-specialist/job

 

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ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Southwest Power Pool / Little Rock

Job Code:  16-085

 

Summary:  The Organizational Development Specialist is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating processes and programs that support the career development initiative for SPP.  This position will focus primarily on career development, employee engagement, soft-skill training, and organizational development efforts.  The incumbent performs assignments with guidance and direction from the Supervisor of Corporate Training & Professional Development and completes multiple tasks, projects, and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

 

Description:  Serve as a point of contact for employees regarding professional and career development.  Assist in the development of an SPP Skills database using the talent management system.  Assist management in career development initiatives.  Create and implement career development programs for SPP job roles.  Establish metrics and monitor program success.  Conduct needs assessments to determine training and resources required to optimize employee potential, enrich job functions, and achieve career development objectives.  Assist with the SPP onboarding program.  Assist with develop, designing and delivering instructor-led soft skill training.  Facilitate the delivery of the SPP Onboarding program and new-hire training courses.  Create, maintain, and publish a library of career resources.  Assists with Leadership programs such as , the Leadership Conference, The Leadership Program and Management’s 360 Assessments.  Use the talent management system to help employees manage their career development.  Assist with general CTPD initiatives as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Five (5) years experience in HR, Training, Organizational development or Management Development in corporate setting.  One (1) year experience in content development.

 

Preferred:  Degree emphasis in Training, HR, Organizational Development, or Communications.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://www.spp.org/careers/apply/

 

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POLICY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality / North Little Rock

Position Number:  22090970

Salary:  $32,249 – $54,775

Closing:  August 9

 

Summary:  The Policy Development Coordinator is responsible for researching and drafting new and revised policies and procedures. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Researches, analyzes, and interprets state and federal laws and regulations related to assigned program or agency. Gathers information from appropriate organizations regarding policy recommendations for change. Makes recommendations for policy development and drafts new policies, or revises existing policies, based on research and analysis. Coordinates policy revision with appropriate legal counsel prior to implementation. Develops an action plan to implement policy and follows all guidelines and regulations. Monitors implementation of policy revisions. Maintains policy manual and other supporting documentation, including official notices and waivers. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in a related field; plus four years of progressively responsible experience in policy development or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

Preferred:  Proficient with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint.)  Good written and verbal communication skills.  Strong organizational skills.  Ability to operate in a highly technical and scientific environment with strict deadlines.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=823c90c57e951b65915fb2e5173e497d&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=24&jobid=84089

 

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PROJECT COORDINATOR

College of Medicine

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

Position Number:  50064357

Closing:  August 2

 

Summary:  The Project Coordinator (PC) provides day-to-day project coordination

and administrative support to the Division Director, Administrator, Faculty and other staff within the division. She/he also coordinates the administrative process for supplies inventory, entering purchase requisitions, and other administrative services. The PC will compile and/or prepare information for reports and meetings and prepare minutes from meetings; Assists the Division Director in recruiting new faculty members, including making travel arrangements and preparing itineraries.  The PC creates and updates the monthly faculty on-call schedule as needed. The PC will assist the Division Director and faculty in writing or editing grant proposals, manuscripts, articles, correspondence, etc. She/he will maintain and update the division’s website. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in communications, education, or other field plus two (2) years of administrative and project coordination experience; OR, high School diploma plus six (6) years of administrative and project coordination experience. Must have Advanced Word and PowerPoint skills and the ability to type 55-70 wpm. Certification in Microsoft Office and Reference Manager is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030307

 

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PROGRAM SPECIALIST / NORTHWEST ARKANSAS

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Fayetteville
Req. ID:  1406

 

Summary:  Assist in the initial design and implementation of educational programs, activities and support services that promote long-term market attachment and advancement consistent with the employee’s vocational goals.  Uphold a positive work environment that follows Goodwill’s Amazing Customer Experience (ACE) culture, Values, and Mission in everything you do and every interaction you have with co-workers, clients, customers and management.

 

Description:  Conducts research and/or needs assessment to determine areas requiring additional resources and new program implementation. This duty is performed annually, about  10% of the time.  Plans and coordinates programs and services to meet organizational objectives and goals. This duty is performed daily, about 20% of the time.  Drafts policies and procedures for program implementation and service delivery. This duty is performed as needed, about 5% of the time.  Provides technical training to staff and classroom instruction for clients. This duty is performed weekly, about 20% of the time.  Monitors progress of program objectives that affect the quality and level of services provided and the program’s success. This duty is performed monthly, about 15% of the time.  Provides ongoing support to programs through research, analysis, and liaison activities. This duty is performed daily, about 10% of the time.  Researches and compiles program data and present summary findings. This duty is performed monthly, about 10% of the time.  Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers, and management. This duty is performed daily, about 10% of the time.  Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Experience in the field of employment, vocational rehabilitation, or transitional employment assistance preferred.  Experience in program development and classroom instruction.  Willingness to learn and respect the needs of persons with mental illness, disabilities, past incarceration, and/or other barriers to employment.  Adhere to client privacy rights and HIPAA requirements.  Demonstrated ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employers, clients, supervisors, and the general public.  Ability to provide vocational counseling, build self-esteem, access resources, and network.  Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel.)  Ability to travel within Goodwill’s designated region as required.  Valid Arkansas Driver’s License.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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PROJECT COORDINATOR / PROJECT FOR SUCCESS (PFS)

Mid-South Department

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

Position Number:  P98064

Closing:  August 5

 

Summary:  The Partnership for Success (PFS) Project Coordinator is a grant-funded position. The PFS Project Coordinator provides leadership, coordination, and management for the day-to-day operations of the PFS grant. This position coordinates project activities, communicates with grantees and community partners, assists with building prevention and coalition capacity, and promotes PFS activities and CSAP strategies throughout the state. This position will be located in Little Rock with extensive state wide travel required. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Direct and implement all PFS project activities and strategies, including, but not limited to, coordination of PFS training, grantee communications and data collection.  Monitor grantees to ensure that all selected evidence-based strategies are implemented with fidelity.  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with grantees, community leaders, schools, and other required sectors.  Assist with annual Prevention Summit and Retreat, and other training and special events.  Work with grantees in identifying underage drinking and misuse of prescription drugs for youths in their communities and designing strategies/activities to address the problem.  Use skills in marketing, promotion, publicity, and coalition building to further strengthen and build community support for the SPF-PFS project.  Prepare and submit PFS project reports in a timely fashion.  Support the Partnership for Success grant mission, goals, and principles.  Participate in project-required training, e.g. Strategic Prevention Framework, underage drinking, RX drug misuse, capacity building, cultural competence, and environmental strategies.  Develop and implement the use of project data collection forms/instruments.  Oversee the collection of any data specific to PFS projects.  Maintain open, effective communication with PFS sub-grant Project Officers.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in social service, public health, health education, public relations, education, or related field required; Advanced computer skills (Work, Excel, PowerPoint.)  Certified Prevention Specialist certification or ability to obtain such certificate within 18 months of employment.  Valid driver’s license required.  Ability to work a flexible schedule requiring occasional evenings and weekends.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree in social service, public health, health education, public relations, education, or related field.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5184

 

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PROJECT MANAGER – 9212

Entergy / Little Rock

Salary:  $79,000 – $119,000

Req. ID:  61481

 

Summary:  The position is responsible for managing filings on behalf of EAI made at the Arkansas Public Service Commission. Such filings include but are not limited to base rate proceeding, acquisitions, tariff filings, cost recovery mechanisms, routine reporting requirements, transmission facilities¿ certification projects, special rate contracts, customer complaints, storm cost recovery.

 

Description:  Providing project management support including administering project meetings.  Starting a project and managing  project on schedule.  Facilitating witness testimony drafts and exhibits and managing the review process through testimony completion,  Ensuring filings are made on a timely basis.  Managing the discovery process associated with proceedings before the APSC and communications with the General Staff of the Commission.   Coordination with the Regulatory Affairs departments of the other operating companies as well as communication with multiple organizations within the company.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.  Five (5) years experience in operations management , project management, regulatory, legal or customer service.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.entergy.com/job/Little-Rock-Project-Manager-9212-AR-72201/354862700/

 

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PUBLIC INFORMATION COORDINATOR

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality / North Little Rock

Position Number:  22090902

Salary:  $37,332 – $62,616

Closing:  August 11

 

Summary:  The Public Information Coordinator is responsible for overseeing public relations activities and developing and administering educational and informational programs related to the operation of an organization in state government. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Supervises subordinate public relations staff by making work assignments, establishing deadlines, providing instructions, reviewing work performed, and evaluating employee performance. Plans, develops, and directs the distribution of educational and promotional material concerning the organization by reviewing and approving articles, news releases, publications, and program exhibits, proofreading copy, and arranging for distribution. Presents educational and informational programs to civic organizations, governmental agencies, conservation groups, schools, and the general public, to increase awareness of the mission and function of the organization. Develops formal training programs and materials and conducts training for business leaders, government officials, organization staff, and the general public concerning organizational programs. Coordinates conferences and special events by securing speakers, planning agendas, approving entertainment and facility arrangements and contracts, and evaluating impact and success of events. Works with news media to coordinate coverage of activities and events by issuing invitations and press passes, accommodating media personnel, preparing press guides, and handling problems and schedule changes. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

Preferred:  Experience managing social media platforms.  A degree in speech communication or journalism.  Experience with web analytics.  Proficiency in Word, Excel, Photoshop, and analytics programs.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=823c90c57e951b65915fb2e5173e497d&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=24&jobid=84891

 

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PUBLIC RELATIONS / COMMUNITY & ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock
Req. ID:  1405

 

Summary:  Uphold a positive work environment that follows Goodwill’s Amazing Customer Experience (ACE) culture, Values, and Mission in everything you do and every interaction you have with co-workers, clients, customers and management.

 

Description:  Assist in the development of an annual Communication, Marketing & Development plan, and coordinate implementation; develop short and long range communications objectives and strategies which support the organization’s mission, vision, and values. This duty is performed daily, about 10% of the time.  Production and distribution of newsletters, news releases, advertising, brochures, pamphlets, posters, radio/TV copy, annual reports, newspaper articles, videotape, and other promotional material; oversee an array of public relations and marketing services designed to increase the awareness of the organization’s mission, vision, and values through communication and news releases to the medical and community. This duty is performed weekly, about 25% of the time.   Oversee special events, community education, facility tours, speaking engagements, etc. which includes guest lists, physical arrangements, invitations, programs, and publicity. This duty is performed weekly, about 25% of the time.   Be involved with governmental and community groups to help achieve Goodwill’s overall goals; represent Goodwill in local, state, regional, and national marketing and/or public relations professional organizations; represent Goodwill as a speaker before community groups and professional groups as directed by the COO or President/CEO. This duty is performed monthly, about 10% of the time.   Maintain a speaker’s bureau and assist the executive director and board members when necessary in preparing letters, position papers and other official Goodwill public statements. This duty is performed weekly, about 5% of the time.  Develop and cultivate collaborative relationships with schools, community groups, businesses, and agencies in support of our Mission and to increase donations. This duty is performed monthly, about 10% of the time.   Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management. This duty is performed daily, about 10% of the time.  Assist in the development of individual grants and collaborates with the leadership team to prepare grants for submission; track grant applications, awards and follow up in designated electronic format. This duty is performed monthly, about 5% of the time.   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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PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR

University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton / Morrilton

 

Summary:  The Public Relations Coordinator works in the Office of Institutional Advancement under the supervision of the Director of Marketing and Public Relations. Successful candidates must be able to work in an environment of shifting priorities and hectic pace while interacting with students, employees and the public in a team-based atmosphere.

 

Description:  Promotes UACCM to communities served by the College utilizing both traditional and new media including print, social media, video, audio and others  Controls social media outlets and regularly posts information on UACCM Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Blogger and YouTube accounts.  Produces, edits, and mixes short videos, including scripting, shooting footage, recording audio, setting up lighting and props, and conducting other production-related activities using Adobe Creative Cloud suite.  Assists with college photography for media relations and special events, and may provide digital photography and digital video production services to UACCM employees as requested.  Researches, produces, edits, and disseminates press releases and media advisories to the media, maintaining good relationships with members of local and statewide media.  Assists with the content and editing of editorial publications, advertisements and the overall marketing plan and direction of the College.  Serves on college committees as assigned.  Other duties as assigned by the director of marketing and public relations.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, film, communications, journalism, or related field.  Demonstrated success in journalism, marketing, social media, and communications.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and Adobe Creative Cloud suite, Macintosh computers and software including Adobe InDesign.  Working knowledge of video production and editing using Adobe  Premiere Pro CC and Macintosh computers.  Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.  Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills; knowledge of grammar, style, and editing techniques; and creative-writing skills.  Must be physically able to help with all activities involved with video production equipment and special events.  Occasional evening or weekend work will be required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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REPORTER

Weekly Vista / Bella Vista

 

Summary:  The Weekly Vista in Bella Vista is accepting applications for a general assignment reporter. The job begins immediately. Under general supervision, the employee will evaluate leads to develop stories; write clear and accurate news, features and sports stories; monitor police and  fire communications systems to obtain story leads and respond accordingly; take photographs; and perform other duties as assigned. The successful candidate must understand the value of community newspapers and be enthusiastic about covering the news and features important to the people of Bella Vista. Only candidates with newspaper experience will be considered. This position requires a valid driver’s license and a driving record check and offers a full benefits package including 401K.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Send resume with references to:  jobs@nwadg.com  (put Vista Reporter in subject line.)

 

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RESIDENT COORDINATOR

Physician Research Institute

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

Position Number:  50001579

Closing:  July 28

 

Summary:  The graduate medical education Residency Program Coordinator will work closely with the GME Residency Program Director, as well as the Faculty Program Directors in 3 ACGME accredited fellowship programs in the Department of Psychiatry. The position will manage, coordinate, and document educational and clinical activities of residents and fellows enrolled in these programs. This position will require a comprehensive and detailed understanding of national accreditation requirements and policies, UAMS Graduate Medical Education Committee policies, certifying board policies and practices, and the Electronic Residency Application Service and National Residency Matching processes. The position also requires utilization of UAMS VISA processes, Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduate (ECFMG) sponsorship as well as applicable state and federal regulations.

 

Description:  Initiate all activities related to the general psychiatry residency grand rounds conferences. This includes grand rounds calendar and document preparation, communication with speakers for travel arrangements, itinerary and reimbursements, prepare all documents related to Continuing Medical Education (CME). Prepare annual review forms for residents, assist with updates to WebADS and GME office, prepare applicant files from ERAS during residency interviews, arrange travel and process reimbursements for recruits and assist with recruiting process that involves faculty interviewees. Escort prospective candidates to off-site locations for interviews during recruiting season.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business, education, general liberal arts, or related plus three (3) years of general program coordination experience, or related; OR, a high school diploma and seven (7) years of program coordination experience.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills, possess a high degree of initiative for independent work, handle sensitive information with absolute confidentiality.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030196

 

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SALES MANAGER

Chancellor Hotel

Schulte Hospitality Group / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  Schulte Hospitality Group, a fast-growing national hotel management company headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky with a diverse portfolio of 68 hotels is seeking an energetic, service-oriented and results-driven Sales Manager for the Chancellor property located in Fayetteville, Arkansas. We’re looking for a motivated individual who has a passion for the hospitality industry and embraces integrity, service, grit, respect, empowerment, ambition and teamwork – all of the core values that cultivate our winning culture of success.  The Sales Manager will develop and foster hotel business through direct sales, marketing, telemarketing, direct mail, and hotel tours. This position is responsible for driving transient, group, and meeting room business, as well as all sales/marketing and advertising tasks, public relations and administrative reporting.  Qualified candidates will possess three (3) to five (5) years prior hotel sales management experience, excellent customer service skills and impeccable communications skills that will deliver exceptional results.

 

Description:  Provide the highest quality of service to the customer at all times, set example for hotel wide staff.  Assist Director of Sales in the development of a Marketing Plan by gathering historical and competitive data, then setting goals and determining action plans to meet those goals.  Work with the Director of Sales in preparing the annual sales and marketing budget. Update action plans and financial objectives quarterly.  Develop new business through obtaining accounts from competition, lateral development of existing accounts and contacting new customers in the market. The solicitation of new and saturation of existing business should be through a combination of in-house appointments, telephone, and personal calls.  Entertain and maintain close relations with the major accounts tourism and business associations, and community leaders to develop positive rapport and ensure repeat business.  Prepare and interpret month end reports. Monitor and analyze trends so we are always prepared and proactive to changes rather than re-active. Know your competitors business and ensure hotel is receiving its fair share.  Suggest and provide advertising or promotional support, holiday packages, corporate clubs, etc.  Complete weekly reports and submit those required to the Director of Sales.  Attend any brand required training as well as other meetings requested by the Director of Sales.  Inform Director of Sales of potential opportunities/concerns with clients and progress of special projects.  Monitor room inventory and rate programs be knowledgeable of occupancy, average rate, and REVPAR goals.  Perform various other duties as assigned to meet business objectives.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management, Business and/or Marketing degree.  Minimum of three (3) years hotel sales management experience required

 

Preferred:  Experience with hotel sales software such as SalesPro, CI /TY experience is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.hcareers.com/seeker/search/view?jobAdId=259123

 

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SENIOR DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & EXTERNAL RELATIONS

College of Engineering

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  August 15

 

Summary:  The Senior Director of Development and External Relations is responsible for the fundraising and alumni engagement activities in the College of Engineering (CoE). This position will manage the CoE Development team and provide strategic oversight to the communications team to raise private gift support and is the key liaison between University Development, donors, and donor prospects managed in the CoE portfolio. This leadership position is responsible for engaging potential and current donors to ensure donor satisfaction with their philanthropic support to the University of Arkansas and CoE. The Senior Director will collaborate with development colleagues across campus and University Development leadership to create development strategies for donors and companies. This position will collaborate with University Relations and the Director of Communications to develop marketing and communication material to promote the college’s priorities, engagement, for the acknowledgement of donors, and communication to the academic, political and corporate communities. The Senior Director will provide strategic oversight of the fundraising efforts and external relations activities as they relate to fundraising for the CoE; supervise and evaluate the development team within the CoE development office; collaborate with the Director of Communications on marketing, communications, and branding strategy; and provide oversight for donor related special events and stewardship. The Senior Director reports directly to the Dean of the College of Engineering, with a dotted line reporting to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for University Development. This position will average ten or more personally scheduled visits with donors/prospects each month and deliver, on average, twelve to twenty-four major gift proposals a year. This position will perform administrative duties as assigned and adhere to University Development policies and procedures. This position must have a willingness to travel on behalf of the university and work irregular hours, if needed.  Regular and reliable attendance is an essential job function of this job, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.  At least five years of full-time, professional experience in major gift fundraising.  At least three years of experience managing volunteers and advisory boards.  At least two years of supervisory experience.

 

Preferred:  Experience in a major giving campaign, preferably in higher education.  Familiarity with a university campus, goals, and a College of Engineering.  Five years of experience in supporting, evaluating, and developing highly productive staff and teams.  Experience in communication strategies for academic program or other equivalent environments.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/15139

 

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SENIOR PRINCIPAL / MARKETING

Windstream Communications / Little Rock

Req. ID:  16002334

 

Summary:  This position will primarily serve as the developer/owner of Location (Consumer and SMB) identification and management within the ILEC footprint. This role spans from deep technical expertise to broad integration skills within both the current data architecture and marketing team’s data usage within CSMB. Ultimately this person will drive and maintain for CSMB, along with supporting integration activities across WIN at large, location availability and identification.

 

Description:  Maintain all location data source files within a secure data environment located in the CSMB data warehouse.  Manage all change controls within our location data set to ensure complete awareness of updates and inform key leaders within CSMB as changes occur.   Work with third-party data and geospatial partners to ensure CSMB is accurately identifying and maintaining unique record sets and provide data to key projects within CSMB.  Provide business users the data required to monetize all locations within the ILEC footprint giving priority to Market Share and Opportunity assessments.  Ensure compliance of standards and conventions within the development cycle.  Recommend and implement data quality improvement processes.  Ability to independently translate business requirements into a development solution that can be leveraged across manage functional area.  Fully integrate the identified unique location data in the foundational analytics process for CSMB. Focus on tying all actions occurring at these locations together such as: trouble tickets, service orders, speed availability, capital spending, status changes (active / prospect), etc.

 

Requirements:  College degree and 10+ years professional level experience with 3-5 years supervisory experience; or 14+ years professional level related experience with 3-5 years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience desired.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   http://windstreamtalent.com/apply-now/

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

THV 11

TEGNA, Inc. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic Social Media Coordinator to join our team and help develop social strategy and create content for the number one website in the market, thv11.com, and its social and mobile counterparts.  The ideal candidate will have a knack for understanding and talking about digital analytics and possess excellent, fast writing skills. They should be a self-motivator and be confident working solo and as a team member.  THV 11’s Social Media Coordinator should have a love for communication, a passion for news, and a sense of urgency.

 

Description:  Report news as it happens on digital and social media platforms.  Monitor, track, and analyze digital and social data and compile reports based on findings.  Monitor traditional and emerging technologies to receive, filter, and share content.  Scour the Internet for local and national viral/shareable stories.  Work closely with THV11 reporters and anchors to inspire and encourage the use of evolving/emerging social and digital media tools.  Contribute story ideas to the THV11 news department.  Research story tips and work as part of THV11’s “Digital Desk.”

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or related field.  Familiarity with video production and editing.  Ability to work flexible hours as needed.  Knowledge of online content management software (CMS examples are WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr.)  Strong news judgment.  Excellent writing skills using AP Style.  Strong understanding of various social media platforms (Examples are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.)  Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Social-Media-Coordinator/J3K1P36F52WXQJK94G5/

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

First Orion / Little Rock

 

Summary:   First Orion is seeking a social media enthusiast with hands-on experience engaging online communities and social networks in a professional capacity. This individual needs to promote the PrivacyStar brand and raise brand awareness by leveraging relevant social media channels such as: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube and also measure and report on brand conversations and activity. We are seeking a team player who is interested in building on a global brand in the mobile and telecommunication industry.  Beyond social media responsibilities, the individual will serve as a creative design producer who can fulfill graphics requests and envision new and innovative collateral designs and concepts that support and extend the PrivacyStar brand. Working with the product and marketing teams, the individual will be responsible for contributing professional presentation themes, graphics and content as well as customer-centric assets and designs on an as needed basis.

 

Description:  Manage the publishing calendar, social objectives, messaging, sourcing or creating the visual images for these posts, aligning to the content marketing strategy.  Monitor topics, threads and discussions of company, product and brand on news, Internet and social media.  Measure and report activity and brand presence with the rest of the marketing team.  Propose topics, themes, formats and content that will engage audiences on social media and generate leads.  Write and post content to relevant social media networks.  Serve as in-house expert and resource for social media.  Curate relevant content to reach the audience most likely to engage with our brands.  Implement best practices for social listening, uploading, tagging, reporting, and optimization of channels.  Grow engagement, reach, and impact through proactive campaigns and management.  Track competition activity.

 

Requirements:   Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, Advertising, Digital Technology, Management Information Systems or related area of study.  Strong and demonstrated understanding of social media practices and tools, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, and analytics tools.  Desire to stay at the crest of emerging technologies and an ability to target and prioritize efforts in budding digital spaces.  Ability to think graphically about multimedia content in an online setting including enhancement and placement of photos, videos, and audio files.  Working knowledge of computing devices, ranging from Windows-based PCs to mobile devices including smartphones and tablets that run both iOS and Android platforms.  Demonstrated understanding of modern web technologies and concepts, including HTML, CSS, podcasts, SEO, RSS, and content management systems.  Knowledge of the principles and applications of office management, including modern office procedures, clerical techniques, and the uses of office equipment.  Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate all functions required for a successful office operation.  Computer proficient. Must be skilled in the use of the Microsoft platform Proficiency with Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator.)  Ability to create internal and external presentation collateral for presentations, sales opportunities and trade shows.  Understanding of digital design and graphics creation and manipulation for web, social media and print mediums.  Branding and brand awareness experience to help promote and PrivacyStar and White Labeled brands.  Should be analytical, detail-oriented, flexible, and decisive in order to coordinate several activities simultaneously, quickly analyze and resolve specific problems, and cope with deadlines.  Strong organizational and planning skills.  Willingness to work as part of a team and a diverse group of people is essential; strong team building skills are critical.  Dependability and punctuality required.

 

Preferred:   WordPress familiarity.  Previous experience using Hootsuite, Google Analytics or other listening tools.  Light design skills and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite.  Knowledge of Sprinklr or comparable social media monitoring/publishing/listening tools is a plus.  Experience in ecommerce and or agency-side a plus.  Demonstrated knowledge and experience in social media measurement and supporting technologies.  Ability to translate analytics into action-based insights reporting.  Technical skills including Adobe Creative Suite are always helpful.  Ability to take great pictures a plus.

 

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

 

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SPORTS EDITOR / PHOTOGRAPHER

Times – Herald / Forrest City

 

Summary:  The Times-Herald, an award-winning news- paper in Eastern Arkansas, has an opening for a Sports Editor/Photographer. The family-owned newspaper is the oldest established business in Forrest City, with coverage areas focusing primarily on St.Francis and Lee counties. The Sports Editor will be responsible for covering teams at four area high schools in the two-county area, including 5-A basketball and track champions Forrest City Mustangs.  Experience is preferred. Applicants should be knowledgeable in Photoshop and Quark. Salary plus incentives, commensurate with experience. Serious inquiries only.

 

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

 

Tamara Johnson, Managing Editor

tamjohns@thnews.com

 

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SPORTS EDITOR / REPORTER

Mena Star / Mena

 

Summary:  The Mena Star, a weekly community newspaper covering the historic and picturesque Polk County, is seeking a talented sports writer/ staff reporter who would like to take the helm of their own section as Sports Editor. In addition to our weekly printed product we also have various other news and sports mediums in both print and online.  The Sports Editor will cover three local high school sports programs and community youth sports, will be able to connect with coaches, write clean and interesting copy and develop game stories and feature articles on everything from football to disc golf. Experience with Macintosh, Quark and Adobe Photoshop helpful. College degree preferred but not required. All associated work experience considered. The ability to catch eyes and tell stories through words and layout a must.  Based in the beautiful Ouachita Mountains, Mena offers a quaint slice of Americana and football-loving populace surrounded by an outdoorsman’s dream landscape. A true Sportsman’s paradise where locals boat, fish, hunt, hike and kayak in their spare time in the laid-back atmosphere.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume, cover letter and work samples to:
Clark Smith, Publisher

clark@menastar.com

 

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STUDIO CAMERA OPERATOR

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Fort Smith

Job ID:  1603

 

Summary:  KHBS/KHOG TV has an opening for a production Studio Camera Operator who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player with strong interpersonal skills that works well under pressure. Ideal candidate will have working knowledge of broadcast production operations.

 

Description:  Responsible for operation of television cameras for a live broadcast.  Interact with directors, producers and talent & must remain focused at all times.  Will also operate audio console at times, being responsible for all aspects of sound during fast paced newscasts and other projects as needed. Operate television studio cameras in a live production setting.  Operate studio lights and change bulbs.  Operate Windows-based computer software to prepare video recordings for air.  Punctual attendance for shifts that can start as early as 4am.  Work weekends and holidays as necessary, in support of our 24/7 broadcast operations.

 

Requirements:  College graduates with a communications degree preferred or equivalent work experience.  Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus.  Experience operating professional video cameras in live production.  Experience using Windows-based computer software.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/903028/Studio-Camera-Operator/

 

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SUBSCRIPTION SALES ASSOCIATE  (part-time)

Arkansas Repertory Theatre / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Audience Engagement, the Subscription Sales Associate assists with the renewal and acquisition of Rep subscribers through telecommunication.

 

Description:  Subscription sales.  Contact non-renewed subscribers and attempt to renew their previous subscription.  Contact multi-single ticket buyers and attempt to sell them a subscription.  Encourage prospects to make donations.  Update patron data in Theatre Manager.  Produce regular reports on activity levels.  Log all calls and monitor success rates.  Present The Rep in an accurate and positive manger on the phone.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Allyson Gattin,

Director of Marketing & Audience Engagement

agattin@therep.org

 

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TRAFFIC ASSISTANT / COPY

KARK 4

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  2741

 

Summary:  The Traffic Assistant (Copy) assigns daily advertiser commercial instructions in accordance with station deadlines.

 

Description:  Coordinate with other departments to meet deadlines for obtaining advertiser copy instructions.  Key commercial copy information into station software, correctly reflecting rotation percentages and flight dates.  Coordinate with station production and control room to ensure timely delivery of on-air commercial materials.  Maintain organized advertiser files.  Performs clerical functions as needed.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  High School diploma.  Minimum two year experience in clerical support or administrative assistance.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Proficiency with computers and other office equipment.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/2741

 

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VIDEO PROJECT SPECIALIST

Distance Education

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  August 10

 

Summary:  The Video Project Specialist will work as a producer, videographer, and editor to expand our team and mission as part of the Media Production team in the Instructional Design and Support Services (IDSS) unit at the University of Arkansas Global Campus. Under the supervision of the Media Production Manager, the Video Producer will complete instructional videos for various courses on campus, with one unit, the Sam M. Walton College of Business, representing approximately 50% of the workload. In addition, the Video Producer will help create other types of videos for IDSS and Global Campus, primarily as a videographer and editor. The Video Project Specialist will work in collaboration with and will be supervised by the Media Project Manager to execute all aspects of video production for Global Campus projects in collaboration with the Media Production team and others. The job duties include planning, videotaping, editing, and distributing a wide variety of video products. The Video Project Specialist will coordinate pre-production and production planning activities; conduct field-based and/or studio video productions which involve interacting with clients and operating all portable and fixed studio video, audio, and lighting equipment; perform video post-production tasks which include editing, sound mixing, color correction, graphics, and special effects; make video products available in a variety of formats including analog DVDs, digital media files, and streaming media.  Regular, reliable and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field.  At least three years of professional videography, audio recording, and editing experience.  Experience with post-production software.  Experience in field and studio lighting.  Producing or production coordinating experience.

 

Preferred:  At least five years of paid job experience.  Project experience including documentaries, commercials, training videos, online course videos, and feature films.  A working knowledge of live television broadcasting.  Expert knowledge of Adobe Premiere or similar non-linear editing software, Adobe Creative Cloud applications operation of HD camera systems and intermediate level lighting skills.  Experience lighting video sets on location and in studios.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/15355

 

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WEB COPY CHIEF

iProv, LLC / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Working with the web marketing team, the Web Copy Chief is the editor of all web copy and the last person to revise all web content before it reaches the production team. The Web Copy Chief is responsible for generating and editing website content, web articles, blog articles, social media posts, press releases, e-newsletters, and similar client related and internal materials. The Web Copy Chief oversees the content production cycle for a wide variety of clients. This process includes content procurement, editing web-optimized articles, posting articles on client websites and social networks with meta titles and descriptions.

 

Description:  Strategizing and developing plans and calendars for web client content; recurring articles and static pages.  Writing and scheduling creative briefs to procure client content.  Communicating expectations, preferred style, and SEO best practices to content writers.  Editing and publishing content on client websites using the site’s CMS.  Publishing content to social media pages.  Developing knowledge of managed web clients’ business and branding.  Conducting project research.  Staying abreast of new trends and opportunities.  Writing content for iProv branding purposes.  Assisting with web analysis and client reports.  Participating in regular meetings and brainstorming sessions internally and with clients.  Interviewing and hiring all copy editors and dividing up copy editing tasks.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, marketing, advertising or related field and three or more (3+) years experience in web-optimized copy writing OR at least 5 years of real world work experience.  Experience in writing for the web and editing with an emphasis on SEO, based on Associated Press or similar organization’s style guide, and client preferences.

 

Preferred:   Strong understanding of SEO best practices.  Strong understanding of Inbound Marketing practices.  Understanding of Google Analytics and AdWords.  Knowledge of ad management and reporting tools for Facebook and other social networking sites.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://iprovonline.com/careers/