Outlets of Little Rock Hosts 2nd Annual Memorial Day Sidewalk Sale May 26-29

Outlets of Little Rock logo

Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 to 29, 2017

Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Monday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Sidewalk Sale

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (May 2017) – Outlets of Little Rock, Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center, has announced the center’s second annual Sidewalk Sale to be held Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 – 29, 2017. The event will present shoppers with additional savings. The center will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday. Some of the offerings over the Sidewalk Sale weekend will include special savings from The Children’s Place, Nike Factory Store, LOFT Outlet, Old Navy Outlet, Brooks Brothers and RH Outlet, among others.

Outlets of Little Rock General Manager Teresa Hendrix describes the popular event, “There is something for everyone at our Memorial Day Sidewalk Sale event. Our shoppers will be very pleased with additional savings!” she continued.

Outlets of Little Rock

Outlets of Little Rock is Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center visitors will save up to 70 percent off on America’s most desired brands including Banana Republic Factory Outlet, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Clarks Outlet, Cole Haan, Gap Factory Store, J.Crew | crewcuts Factory, LOFT Outlet, Nike Factory Store, Old Navy Outlet, RH Outlet, Under Armour and more. Located at the intersection of I-30 and I-430 adjacent to the only Bass Pro Shops in Arkansas,

Outlets of Little Rock is an open-air lifestyle destination. Visit www.outletsoflittlerock.com for a full directory listing. Outlets of Little Rock is a New England Development shopping destination.

New England Development
For nearly forty years, New England Development has taken a creative, entrepreneurial approach to real estate development and management, delivering and sustaining successful projects across a wide range of property types and across the country. New England Development’s growing portfolio of retail projects includes an exciting mix of outlet centers including Asheville Outlets® in Asheville, North Carolina; Outlets of Little Rock in Little Rock, Arkansas; Clarksburg Premium Outlets® in Clarksburg, Maryland and Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach, Florida. Outlets of Des Moines in Altoona, Iowa will open October 20, 2017.

 

Job Opportunities (and a volunteer one) – 05/22/17

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POP ON DOWN:

Volunteers Needed for “Pops on the River”

Amanda Copley and the Pops on the River committee is looking for volunteers for the 34th annual free festival.  Over the years, the festival has expanded the Independence Day event and now needs more volunteers than ever.  Pops on the River is scheduled for Tuesday, July 4, and volunteers are being sought for various 3-4 hour shifts ranging from 3-10 p.m.  Volunteer opportunities vary from helping in the children’s areas (overseeing kid games , supervising bounce houses, etc.) to selling soda, water or beer in the beverage tents. Friends and families are welcome. Volunteers receive a Pops t-shirt, food and drinks throughout the day.  This is a fun, family-friendly community event and a great way to get involved by helping to make this a special day for the thousands who attend.

 

If you are interested, please contact Amanda at acopley@arkansasonline.com by June 2.  Don’t forget to let her know the time frame you are available to work. . .and tell her Ron sent you!

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2017-45280

 

Summary:  5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV, is looking for an Account Executive. The primary focus of the Account Executive is to generate growth for the Station in all potential arenas.

 

Description:  Contact local direct advertisers and local advertising agencies as a liaison between the station and the advertising community.  Make sales presentations to all classifications of advertisers to obtain orders for advertising time and use of commercial production facilities.  Co-ordinates internally the actual purchase of advertising time, placement of the schedule, and availability of production material.  Assists in the collection of past due accounts.  Performs sales duties on computer as required.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Understanding of broadcast industry, sales tools and terminology. Ability to type, use computers, telephone and other business equipment.  Command of the English language.  Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one.)

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree is preferred, or equivalent work experience.

 

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

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Razorback Ticket Office

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  May 22

 

Summary:  The Account Executive will establish new ticket sales business by way of outbound phone calls, e-mails and social media. This position will interact and work together with Account Executives, Foundation and Ticket Center Staff on all ticket sales initiatives. The Account Executive will process orders through the Paciolan ticketing system for Season, Group and Partial Plan Tickets for all home ticketed sporting events, and secure donations for various seat allocations and donor levels. This position is responsible for weekly and monthly new revenue goals as well as renew assigned accounts throughout the off-season.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Sports ticket sales experience in an NCAA Division 1 program or Major Sports League (NFL, NBA, MLB, etc.)  Experience with Paciolan ticketing and Salesforce CRM (Customer Relationship Management) systems.  Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.

 

Preferred:  At least one year of sales experience.  Track record of 80-90 calls per day.  Experience handling multiple assignments and responsibilities in a fast paced environment.  Event management experience.  Experience with large groups (i.e. 100+ people for ticket purchases and event logistics.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20462

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE / DIGITAL MEDIA SERVICES

KARK 4

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  5020

 

Summary:  As a member of the Nexstar digital sales team, the Integrated Digital Specialist (IDS) is responsible for generating and growing digital marketing service revenue for the company.  The IDS will be the market’s subject matter expert on digital services and will work, independently to achieve budgeted revenue goals for the Nexstar owned digital properties and in the digital marketing services area.   The Integrated Digital Specialist will achieve this by professionally and effectively selling Nexstar’s O&O digital properties and the Tactive Digital suite of digital marketing services/products (including targeted video, digital audience and reach extensions, SEO/SEM, and sponsorships) with the objective of advancing client objectives.

 

Description:  Digital marketing services sales lead and subject matter expert in your market.  Develop and execute go-to-market sales strategies and tactics that result in exceeding personal and company revenue targets.  Establish, maintain and grow meaningful client relationships.  Generate new digital marketing services business and grow business from existing clients.  Be an effective educator and ambassador on the benefits of digital marketing for clients.  Attend weekly sales meetings.  Assist with educational forums and / or seminars for clients.  Be an effective partner with the market’s sales team in generating synergy revenue.  Effective closer.  Consistently communicate with clients.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  BA or BS in Business, Marketing, Advertising or Communications.  One or more (1+) years of digital marketing or media sales.  Significant knowledge of the local digital marketing services product offering and its effective use for clients.  Motivated, enthusiastic, self-starter who can work effectively both independently and in conjunction with the Digital Sales Manager.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5020

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE / SALES

KARK 4

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  5108

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.  Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field.  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.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and reliable transportation.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5108

 

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ACCOUNT MANAGER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is seeking an Account Manager to manage day-to-day responsibilities of key accounts with team members. The Account Manager will 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/J3G2J66YXD6YY87PDHL/

 

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ADVANCEMENT SERVICES COORDINATOR

Development Office

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R99830

Closing:  June 5

 

Summary:  The Advancement Services Coordinator will report to the Executive Director of Advancement Services under the direction of the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement. This position serves as a valued member of the alumni and development services team with job duties supporting accounting, gift processing, records, and prospect research for internal and external needs of the University and the University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Identify and recommend options for meeting client needs via existing resources vs. enhancing/creating systems.  Foster and maintain cooperative relationships with a wide variety of internal and external business and technical partners.  Maintain financial security by following internal controls.  Maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping financial information confidential.  Provide quality assurance for the interface between the Advance donor records system and the Blackbaud foundation ledger system and deposits.  Monitor pledges for accuracy and pledges that are expiring.  Manage the employee payroll deduction program to include but not limited to establishing pledges, communicating with employees, working with the payroll office, and applying pledge payment information received from the payroll office.  Monitor and maintain donor recurring payments via credit card or bank draft.  Scan donor documentation and receipts.  Enter alumni memberships into the Advance database.  Research various data sources to accurately update Advance database.  Collaborate with other offices to obtain data for periodic updates.  Maintain database records for all prospects and donors including the maintenance of demographic information, importation of select lists, and the batch coding of records for tracking purposes.  Ability to take material from multiple sources and present information on prospective donors in a coherent and accurate manner.  Mine internal databases, external publications, manage news alerts, and other sources to identify individual prospects for major gift solicitation assignments.  Prepare monthly pledge reminders for donors.  Perform other duties assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree and proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

 

Preferred:  Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Accounting and experience with AWA Advance.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6167

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATE / SOCIAL EVENTS

American Heart Association / Fayetteville

Tracking Code:  7631-415

 

Summary:  The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact. We are looking for an Administrative Associate-Social Events in our Fayetteville, Arkansas office. In particular this position will support our annual Heart Ball, Paint the Town Red event and Sweethearts program.  You may be asking yourself how does an ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATE make an extraordinary impact? Great question! Well, this position will provide administrative support to our Executive Director preparing documents and reports, maintaining records and coordinating meetings, plus any other assigned work. This position may also work with our volunteers who help with events throughout the year, so we are looking for a great multi-tasker who can do it all with a great attitude and who likes to work in a busy environment.

 

Description:  Prepares, edits, and distributes correspondence, reports, forms, and documents.  Participates in the planning and execution of AHA events like Heart Ball and Paint the Town Red.  Participates in week leading up to and day-of execution of Heart Walk, Go Red For Women and Vestido Rojo.  Develops, coordinates, and maintains records both electronic and paper.  Uses computer programs to organize data including Greater Giving, Dynamics, Luminate and SharePoint.  Calls to solicit and follow up on auction items for AHA events.  Organizes auction donations in an orderly and secure fashion. Maintains auction items in Greater Giving.  Helps maintain office tidiness, answers office phone, processes contracts and assists visitors.  Follows up on donors who are past due in payments. Maintains records for sponsors ensuring invoices are sent.  Coordinates meetings, fundraising events, and stewardship events.  Coordinate work between departments of the American Heart Association.  Assist in compiling and analyzing data, making calculations, and preparing reports.  Performs related work as assigned.  Knowledge of office management principles and practices and administrative procedures, and promotion of programs.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma or GED equivalent required.  Minimum one year related experience.  Must be proficient using Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, Outlook). Will be tested.  Ability to lift 20 pounds from ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.  Must be at least 18 years old.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://heart.jobs/fayetteville-ar/administrative-associate-social-events/7737F5ADD6A14F9981DBB8C786FB1424/job/

 

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ADMISSIONS COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING SPECIALIST

Department of Enrollment Services & Admissions

Henderson State University / Arkadelphia

Closing:  May 31

 

Summary:  Henderson State University invites applications for the position of Admissions Communications and Marketing Specialist. The Department of Enrollment Services and Admissions seeks a dynamic, innovative, and visionary candidate to coordinate the strategy, design, and execution of marketing content and communications to prospective students, their families, high school and community college partners. The Admissions Communications and Marketing Specialist supports all aspects of email recruitment campaigns and is primarily responsible for structuring and executing comprehensive and individualized student communication plans through the Admission Office’s customer relationship management (CRM) system, EMAS. This position serves as the liaison to the Marketing Department and also provides print publication design and other support to the Marketing Department, as needed for the Office of Enrollment Services and Admissions.  The Admissions Communications and Marketing Specialist will manage all contacts within the existing CRM, ensuring contact information is accurate and current. The position will manage and use data to segment markets and personalize campaigns, providing the Admissions Team and Marketing Departments with insights into prospective student behaviors and engagement with content. The position is responsible for analyzing campaign data and marketing insights to continuously optimize strategies for recruitment and enrollment purposes. In addition, the position will assist with the design of all print publications utilized by the Admissions Office for the recruitment of new students. This position reports to the Associate Provost of Enrollment Services and Admissions and works closely with the Admissions CRM Specialist and Marketing Department.

 

Description:  Coordinates and facilitates the development, management, and creation of automated communication campaigns in CRM.  Engages in audience research, message strategy, creative execution, placement, and scheduling relevant to the different target audiences.  Manages email marketing process including communication planning, list segmentation, delivery, and conversion reporting.  Establishes email performance benchmarks, summarizes key insights and recommends actions and strategies to improve email performance.  Works directly with the Marketing Department for design, implementation, and evaluation of integrated marketing communication efforts related to recruitment and enrollment.

 

Requirements:  Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education in business, computer information systems, communications, marketing operations, or related field.  Excellent interpersonal communication skills, excellent oral and written communication skills including public speaking, excellent organization skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision and be familiar with operational database and CRM systems, as well as basic graphic design, HTML, MS Word, MS Excel, Google Apps; must have a valid driver’s license and qualify to drive on state business.

 

Preferred:  At least one to three (1-3) years of related experience is highly desirable.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.hsu.edu/jobs/Admissions-Communications-and-Marketing-Specialist.html

 

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AGENCY PRODUCER

Cranford Co. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  What does an agency producer do?  It’s a blend of account and brand management, with a little bit of traffic coordination and a whole lot of creative collaboration with the region’s top award-winning team. In short, this is the kind of person that makes things happen—helping our team to deliver the high quality results our clients expect, on time and on budget. The job requires great writing and organizational skills, social media expertise, and prior advertising agency experience. Are you the one we’re looking for?  Send us your resume and let’s talk.

 

Description:  Provide general support (project and administrative) to business leadership team.  Assist with research, proposal development, job execution, proof reading, and quality control.  Traffic jobs internally and with client.  Develop understanding of clients’ business.  Handle invoicing for project activities; work closely with billing to coordinate and track.  Assist in overall account management.  Learn internal processes such as job starts and estimates.  Manage data reporting on various projects.

 

Requirements:  Prior experience working in an agency environment. College degree. Computer fluency, including all business programs and basic website admin. Solid communication skills – written, verbal, social. Self-motivated, enthusiastic, resourceful. Excellent time management skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  http://www.cranfordco.com/producer_hiring/

 

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ANALYST I / MARKETING

Windstream / Little Rock

Job ID:  17001988

 

Description:  Campaign Coordination (Residential Promotional Direct Mail/Email) –  Work with stakeholders to understand offers, pricing and messaging strategy for campaigns, along with target groups and data requirements.  Develop and maintain direct marketing flight plan.  Make recommendations on creative elements and formats.  Open creative jobs and work with Execution team and/or agency partners to develop creative job for routing.  Organize, prioritize and facilitate all jobs to maintain proper timelines, keeping team members aware of any risks.  Work with external stakeholders to gain feedback and make necessary changes.  Ensure that campaigns are designed with strategic objectives in mind.  Track campaign performance for future considerationProcess Improvements – Work with internal and external teams to define new processes and update existing processes as needed to drive efficiency.  Work with the Execution team to implement a job tracking tool into current processes.  Invoice processing.  Process and track all invoices for postage and email campaigns.  Ensure that invoicing is completed in a timely and efficient manner.  Reporting/Analytics – Maintain Creative Calendar document to track creative formats/results.  Create searchable library of creative materials, including photography and headlines.  Assist with quarterly direct marketing results reporting and analysis.

 

Requirements:  College degree and up to two (2) years professional level experience; OR, four or more (4+) years professional level related experience; OR, an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/analyst-i-marketing/J3K74H6T81MWVTWD0SY

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR / DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH

University Development

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  May 23

 

Summary:  The Assistant Director of Development Research is responsible for conducting research with the goal of building a strong foundation of donor prospects for University Development. This position reports directly to the Executive Director of Development Research. The Assistant Director of Development Research provides ongoing assistance to the Executive Director of Development Research and manages the team in the director’s absence.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Minimum of two years of experience conducting investigative research.  Minimum of two years of experience in fundraising.  Minimum of two years in public relations.  Minimum of two years supervisory experience.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher education.  Minimum of three years or more of experience conducting investigative research.  Familiarity with both the history of the University of Arkansas and the State of Arkansas.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20465

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR PUBLICATIONS, SOCIAL MEDIA & SERVICE

Mitchell Center

Harding University / Searcy

 

Summary:  Under limited supervision, designs, creates, and edits the hard copy and web version of Leadership and Ministry Publications.  Works with various social media platforms to provide an interactive experience with all publications, communication and service.  The position provides administrative support for the office and Executive Director.  Under general supervision, assists directors of the Mitchell Center and Center for Family Ministries. Maintains supplies, assists with student worker scheduling. Provides assistance and support for Spring Break Missions, HU Service Central, Sync/Swim, The Experience, Church Connection Seminars, SAFE Camp Certification, Uplift Nicaragua, Harding Lectureship and Uplift.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   http://www.harding.edu/hr/jobs

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE RECRUITMENT & OUTREACH

Graduate Recruitment

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  June 3

 

Summary:  The Assistant Director will plan and implement effective strategies, including print and web-marketing, social media, and on-campus visitation programs, for the recruitment of diverse graduate students. This position will develop and manage a pool of prospective graduate students; develop and implement a comprehensive communication plan to follow up with prospective graduate students; develop partnerships with education constituents from targeted feeder schools to assist with the recruitment of underrepresented student groups; and coordinate recruitment support activities with University of Arkansas faculty, staff, and alumni. Other related duties as assigned by Director.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree from an accredited university, earned by December 2017.  At least one year of full-time in academic recruitment or outreach, or comparable experience.

 

Preferred:  Experience with production of materials in various media such as flyers, brochures, booklets, web design.  Experience with document layout software such as InDesign.  Experience with social media recruitment strategies and IT technologies.  Experience with special event planning.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20612

 

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ASSOCIATE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR FOR EXTERNAL OPERATIONS

Athletics – Sales & Development

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Numbr:  R97513

Closing:  June 16

 

Summary:  The Associate AD (or Assistant AD, depending on experience) for External Operations is a twelve-month position and will be responsible for the successful execution in planning, developing and administering all aspects of the external functions of the department including: ticket operation, development/fundraising, marketing and promotions, student and campus engagement and volunteer boards. The incumbent will serve as a key person on the department’s senior staff reporting directly to and working closely with the Director of Athletics. All duties and responsibilities are governed by state, federal and university policy.

 

Description:  Manage a staff that will oversee and implement the following job duties as it relates to the external operations of the Department of Athletics.  Develop, implement and manage a comprehensive sales, marketing and promotions program for season ticket sales, group sales and individual game sales for men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, volleyball and soccer. Develop, oversee and grow a fundraising operation that currently raises $1.5M – $2M annually. Develop, implement and manage an in-season sales, marketing and promotions program for group and individual ticket sales for men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, volleyball and soccer. Responsible for meeting budgeted ticket sales and fundraising projections on an annual basis. Supervise the department’s graduate assistants for sales, marketing and student engagement. Serve as liaison to Little Rock Athletics Booster Clubs, Lettermen’s Association Board. Serve as a liaison to the General Manager of the Little Rock Trojan Sports Properties, LLC.  Work in concert with the athletic department’s business and communications offices. Work closely with the University’s Office of Advancement (development and alumni.)  Help manage the SpectacUALR Committee, Trojan Advisory Council and Lettermen’s Association as it relates to generating ticket revenue. Engage and represent the Athletic Department at community events.  Compliance with all NCAA, Sun Belt Conference and institutional regulations. Other duties as assigned from the Director of Athletics.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of two (2) years business to business sales, marketing or fundraising experience is required.

 

Preferred:  Experience on a college campus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6195

 

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CLINICAL OUTREACH COORDINATOR I

Nutrition Center

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

 

Summary:  This position’s primary responsibility is to support the research mission of the Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center (ACNC) by: 1) improving ACNC visibility and name recognition to key stakeholder and community partners and 2) identifying potential study participants for ACNC clinical studies. The Coordinator develops recruitment strategies for all research studies, provides leadership and initiative to design and implement all public relations and outreach activities of the Center. The Coordinator provides innovative strategies to ensure the growth of the Center’s connections to the community, optimize ACNC brand recognition and positive reputation and facilitates the success of its’ clinical program. This position reports directly to the ACNC Clinical Coordinator and works closely with the ACNC Director for all aspects of public relations and outreach.

 

Description:  Public Relations, Outreach & Marketing – Develops innovative marketing strategies and yearly goals to ensure the visibility of the Center to key stakeholder and community partners.  Monitors and justifies expenditures to meet yearly goals.  Provides metric systems to monitor the effectiveness of the implemented strategies.  Engages with and coordinates work of photographers, writers and advertisers as needed.  Develops, implements and maintains control of ACNC graphic standards to provide a consistent and attractive look for all printed materials.  Works with ACH to create original illustrations to support publications or other media as needed.  Uses judgment based on knowledge of the ACNC to respond to media inquiries in a timely fashion.  Plans, coordinates and staffs ACNC promotional events, conferences and functions.  Selects ACNC promotional materials.  Maintains contact with researchers and team members to research and develop story opportunities.  Reports and obtains approvals for all public relations, outreach and marketing activities to the Center Director.  Recruitment & Enrollment – Develops recruitment strategies, yearly goals and associated budget for all clinical studies. Monitors recruitment expenditures for each research study. Develops and maintains contacts with local media representatives (television, radio, newspaper, magazine, etc.) to promote ACNC research studies. Provides approved content to ACH social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) Designs, writes and edits publications and web-based communications with the help of ACH media services (study brochures, flyers, postcards and print ads, etc.) Oversees distribution of publications on schedule. Works with ACH Media Services, Marketing and Public Relations to develop recruitment materials. Reports recruitment progress regularly to Clinical Coordinator, Associate Director for Clinical Research and/or principal investigator.  Screening, Scheduling & Retention –  Provides support to the Clinical Promoter on all duties (e.g. scheduling, screening, reminder calls & mailers) when needed. Provides guidance on the newsletter and other mailings for participants and health care professionals. Designs study-specific materials such as reminder letters, participant correspondence letters, food journals and food record forms. Works with the Clinical Coordinator to create a welcome and friendly environment for research participants. Follows IRB protocol requirements for recruitment procedures. Other duties may be assigned as needed, including assistance with clinical research protocols.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university (science, fine arts, communications, marketing or business relevant.)  Two years of recruitment/sales/marketing/advertising experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=%203035040

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING

Institutional Advancement

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-36137

Closing:  June 16

 

Summary:  Working under the direction of the Director of Annual Giving, the Associate Director of Annual Giving will develop and implement a robust, multi-channel annual giving strategy to address college priorities using direct mail, personal solicitations and e-solicitations to effectively solicit alumni, faculty and students. The initial strategy of this position will be to use the College of Health Professions, the UAMS college with the highest number of alums, to develop a best practice annual fund model that could be replicated for other colleges in the future. The Associate Director of Annual Giving will also manage the renewal process for annual giving society donors and an annual Day of Giving for UAMS.

 

Description:  Develop and implement a robust, multi-channel annual giving strategy to address college priorities using direct mail, personal solicitations and online strategies for effective solicitation of alumni, faculty and students.  Oversee all reunion solicitation mailings.  Manage all-college phonathons, thankathons, etc.  Manage renewal process for all annual giving societies across UAMS including printing and mailing of renewal statements and reminders, along with processing associated gifts as they are received.  Working with unit staff, manage the recruitment of new members to UAMS annual giving societies.  With direction from Director of Annual Giving, implement annual Day of Giving campaign.  Working with the Director of Stewardship, coordinate specialized annual giving events including, but not limited to, Chancellor’s Circle grant awards and other stewardship/recognition activities.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field.  4 years of experience in fund raising, annual giving, marketing, membership or public relations, preferably in a higher education or health care environment.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/36137/associate-director-of-annual-giving/job?hub=6

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST II or SR

Entergy / Russellville

Req. ID:  70849

 

Summary:  Assists in the management and execution of stakeholder communication and of key messages both inside and outside of Entergy.  This position will be filled as a Communications Specialist II or Sr., depending on the experience of the candidate and needs of the business.

 

Description:  Implements a communications strategy designed to inform cross functional staff and internal and external stakeholders and improve engagement. Monitors industry news about the corporation and its competitors and identifies emerging issues.  Assists with the management of Entergy’s graphic standards and market branding, including strategies, materials and communication plans to support and promote major functional initiatives and projects.  Implements broad-based employee communications, such as executive messaging and employee meetings and newsletters. Collaborates with senior Communications staff on the development of key messages, subject matter and copy. Coordinates layout, production and distribution. Researches, cultivates knowledge of and utilizes social media to communicate key Entergy messages. Evaluates and recommends usage for optimal positive exposure for the Company. Provides technical guidance to colleagues on usage.  Provides assistance to colleagues on communications campaigns, including Public Relations and Marketing.  Supports response to media and other external stakeholders. Manages logistics for press conferences and special events.  Assists in establishing editorial or departmental standards. May edit the work of and/or provide guidance and direction to other staff members. May require project management knowledge including business processes such as budgeting, purchasing, request for proposal, etc.  Functions as coordinator of day-to-day communications activities of the plant, including editor’s role for site employee news.  Provides communications support for employee speakers bureau and for executives in external and internal environments.  Coordinates outage communications efforts and post-outage communications, including internal communications and external press releases.  Participates in employee recognition efforts for top performers exhibiting key behaviors that move the business forward.  Fosters and leads site communications team composed of volunteer employees from various disciplines. Ensures coordination between team members and site leadership.  Serves as spokesperson for local and national print/broadcast media and maintain relationships with key media contacts. Identifies and develops outreach opportunities with select external outlets.  Serves in plant’s emergency response organization with key responsibility for effective emergency communications support of plant needs during plant exercises and events. Availability to respond to after-hours media calls, crisis events and other communications support needs.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.  Three (3+) years communication related experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

https://jobs.entergy.com/job/Russellville-Communications-Specialist-II-or-Sr-AR-72801/407363400/

 

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CONSTITUENT SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE

Office of the Attorney General / Little Rock

Position Number:  999999-COM

Closing:  May 26

 

Summary:  The Office of the Attorney General is seeking to hire Constituent Services Representatives. Job duties include, but are not limited to, greeting and assisting office visitors; talking to and meeting with constituents regarding concerns; managing and responding to constituent phone calls, emails and letters; and researching and writing correspondence. Ideal candidates will have the ability to express ideas clearly both in written and oral communication. A positive attitude and eagerness to integrate with a team of committed professionals to assist Arkansans is a priority.  Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency is required; a bachelor’s degree in communication or other related program is preferred. Experience in customer service, writing and work in public service or office administration is a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   http://arkansasag.gov/office/employment/

 

Deadline for receipt of resumes is 5 p.m. on May 26.  State of Arkansas job applications will not be accepted in lieu of a resume.

 

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COORDINATOR OF COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

Hendrix College / Conway

 

Summary:  The Hendrix Coordinator of Community Partnerships will promote, across the campus, connections with diverse community partners and will assist various Hendrix offices in developing clear pathways for student engagement with a focus on internships. Further, the Coordinator will work to provide maintenance of such partnerships, ensuring their sustainability and mutual benefit. Finally, the Coordinator will also provide logistical support for a broad range of engaged learning activities with community partners.

 

Description:  Work with various offices and initiatives on campus to identify opportunities for engagement with local and regional community partners.  In conjunction with collaborating offices, coordinate mutually-beneficial relationships with community partners ranging from volunteer opportunities to internships.  Develop and expand connections and strategic partnerships.  Assist students in making connections with community partners, including assisting with those working on Odyssey projects.  Provide support for faculty in efforts to identify partners for community-based learning, action research and service-learning.  Promote diversity and inclusion by developing and supporting programming opportunities that foster understanding among members of the Hendrix community and partner community members and organizations.  Other duties and activities to support broad community engagement at Hendrix.

 

Requirements:  Masters degree in a field related to community engagement or career services is preferred. Five years of experience working in community engagement and community partnerships.  Rich understanding of engaged, community-based, and service learning pedagogies.  Experience in the liberal arts environment.  Established relationships with and a knowledge of a range of businesses, governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations in Central Arkansas and/or the state of Arkansas are a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  https://www.hendrix.edu/jobs/

 

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COORDINATOR OF STUDENT RECRUITMENT

University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton / Morrilton

Closing:  June 5

 

Summary:  The Coordinator of Student Recruitment works under the supervision of the Director of Admissions and is responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of recruitment activities that encourage students to attend UACCM.

 

Description:  Sets up displays and represents UACCM at off-campus events; communicates with prospective students using various forms of communication tools; works cooperatively with Academic Services to enroll concurrent students; and oversees the Student Ambassador program.  Successful candidates must have a commitment to working cooperatively with other campus personnel to fulfill the Mission of the College and a willingness to contribute to student success through delivery of quality customer service.  Successful experience in student recruitment, including strategic use of technology is highly desirable.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in college student personnel, educational administration, business administration, education, or a related field; plus three years of experience in admissions and recruiting in higher education.  Ability to lift at least 30 lbs.  Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements upon recommendation and approval by the Chancellor.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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CORPORATE VIDEOGRAPHER

Garver / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  Garver’s in-house Digital Design Team is expanding and looking for a Corporate Videographer to support the firm’s development of high quality videos.  This individual must be capable of working the full creative process from the initial concept to execution across video production, including lighting, shooting, sound capture and editing.  The successful candidate must have strong creative experience as well as the ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities with internal clients. A strong sense of team work, the ability to multi-task and know how to prioritize duties to meet deadlines are required.

 

Description:  Conceptualize, produce, shoot and edit videos including special events, management team communications and other videos as needed.  Effectively operate camera, audio, and lighting equipment during video shoots.  Acquire and maintain sUAS remote pilot license.  Maintain and organize database of photos and videos.  Communicate with and collect information from colleagues.  Coach and support executive and talent with proper direction and on camera presence.  Travel as needed for project photography and videography.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s or Associates degree in communications, production, or equivalent experience.  Working knowledge of post-production software.  Expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suites software.  Strong organization and time management skills.  An outstanding digital portfolio or video/demo reel for review.

 

Preferred:  Photography experience.  Motion graphics/animation.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://garverusa.com/joinus/jobDescription.php?gnk=job&gni=8a7880665bf02950015bfe00c8a079d5

 

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DIGITAL MARKETING CONTENT SPECIALIST

Simmons Bank / Little Rock

Req. ID:  2017-1868

 

Summary:  The Simmons Bank Digital Content Specialist is responsible for assisting with planning, executing, maintaining and managing content on online properties (websites and social) to effectively deliver consistent messaging, fresh multi-media content, search engine optimization and content marketing opportunities.  The Digital Content Specialist reports to the SVP, Marketing and Communications and Digital Marketing Manager.

 

Description:  Research and maintain website, social and content best practices.  Perform competitive site and channel (i.e., social) analyses.  Develop objectives and strategies, using site/channel analytics, user/audience research and competitive site/channel analyses.  Utilize usability tools and qualitative research methods to provide actionable insights and drive strategic recommendations.  Audit web properties to identify opportunities for improvement across all content areas. Establish key word lists for use in content to maximize search engine optimization.  Author and edit user-focused, search engine-optimized content.  Publish content in content management systems.  Monitor and interpret metrics to assess and optimize the efficacy of content.  Develop and execute social media strategies across platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube.  Develop, execute and manage editorial calendar for ongoing maintenance and management.  Create, edit and post videos for social media content on channels such as Instagram, YouTube and Vimeo.  Craft strategic and creative content and copy for various social channels.  Manage day-to-day activity of social media profiles, which includes customer service representation, brand advocacy, community outreach and reputation management.

 

Requirements:  Experience and familiarity of public relations, marketing, sales, and understanding of SEO.  Familiarity with video editing and management software/apps like iMovie, QuickTime and/or Final Cut Pro X.  Comprehensive knowledge of content management systems; Sitecore experience preferred.  Proficient experience with and understanding of social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube, their respective audiences, management tools and how they can be deployed in different scenarios.  Strong verbal, written, proofing and creative skills required.  Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Word Products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Excellent time management skills.  Ability to switch tasks quickly, often and in an organized manner.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://careers-simmonsbank.icims.com/jobs/1868/digital-marketing-content-specialist/job

 

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DIRECTOR / NEWSCAST

KARK 4

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  4982

 

Summary:  This Position is for a Morning Show Director.  The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

 

Description:  Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.  Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs.  Observes pictures through monitors, and directs camera/video staff concerning composition.  Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments.  Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast.  Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts.  Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts.  Tests equipment to ensure proper operation.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma.  Minimum two years’ experience in news operations and production. (More or less depending on market size.)  Proficiency with broadcast control equipment.  Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  Fluency in English.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/4982

 

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DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT

Hendrix College / Conway

 

Summary:  Hendrix College is seeking an individual to fill the position of Director of Alumni Engagement for the Office of Alumni and Constituent Engagement.  The Alumni Director will be responsible for designing and implementing a nationwide comprehensive alumni program. The Director will work as a leader and team member to achieve common goals of the Office Alumni and Constituent Engagement, the Advancement Division and Hendrix College.  The successful candidate will possess:  outstanding interpersonal skills;  ability to execute and direct all details of event scheduling and event production;  experience in communications and event management is required.  Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Photoshop; experience in BlackBaud Raiser’s Edge is a plus.  Ability to work rapidly and accurately under pressure to meet deadlines.  Must be able to work some nights and week-ends.  Willingness and ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

 

Requirements:  An undergraduate degree is preferred, years of related experience accepted in lieu of degree.  The ideal candidate will have a familiarity with and appreciation of the nature of national liberal arts colleges and Hendrix College in particular.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://www.hendrix.edu/jobs/

 

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DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI RELATIONS

Office of Development & Alumni

Henderson State University / Arkadelphia

 

Summary:  The Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage alumni and friends of the university. Serving as an ambassador, the Director of Alumni Relations is charged with securing commitments from alumni and friends to provide professional expertise and volunteer service; collaborating with colleagues in the administrative offices (including, but not limited to Development, Marketing, Admissions, and Student Affairs) and academic programs to create and maintain pathways for alumni participation that advance the goals of the university; partnering with Development colleagues to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni giving; and serving as a liaison between the Alumni Advisory Board and the academic and administrative leadership of the university. The Director of Alumni Relations reports to the Executive Director of Development. Active alumni and friends include approximately 24,000 nationwide. All attendees and degreed alumni are counted as members of the Alumni Association.

 

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, a minimum of two years of experience in alumni relations with demonstrated accomplishment in fostering productive relationships with volunteers; excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues throughout the university, alumni, friends and the public. Additionally, the successful candidate must demonstrate ability to strategize, implement and build constituency programs and activities, and have talent for motivating volunteers. Other qualifications include strong writing, planning and organizational skills; high professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information; ability to organize and complete multiple tasks with close attention to detail; prioritization to meet deadlines; and the ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed. The successful applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and a driving’s record that is acceptable to the university.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.hsu.edu/jobs/Director-of-Alumni-Relations.html

 

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DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING & ALUMNI MEMBERSHIP

Development Office

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R98173

Closing:  June 5

 

Summary:  Under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) for Alumni and Development, the Director of Annual giving and Alumni Membership is responsible for leading the effort to increase significantly the alumni membership functions of the Alumni Association and increasing philanthropic support for the annual fund. Major membership solicitations, such as electronic appeals, mailings, event membership drives, phone solicitations and face-to-face visits, will be monitored by the AVC as well as best practices from other alumni associations. As a staff member of the administrative area of University Advancement of UA Little Rock, the director of annual giving and alumni membership will serve on a number of teams for garnering support for the university and creating new community partnerships.

 

Description:  Responsible for reaching monthly, quarterly and annual membership acquisition goals.  Responsible for reaching monthly, quarterly and annual Annual Giving goals.  Develop, manage and monitor components of the Association budget that are related to marketing, membership recruitment and retention activities, and member benefits.  Conceptualize, design and implement all aspects of the associations’ membership acquisition and retention efforts and campaigns.  (This includes, but is not limited to, developing a detailed plan, creating promotional materials, and tracking the outcome of various efforts.)  Serve as a key staff member of the UA Little Rock Alumni Association membership and Taste of Little Rock committees.  Work with other Alumni Association and University staff in planning and implementing events intended to increase awareness of membership in the association, and collaborate with staff from other Advancement units and university departments as appropriate.  Establish relationships and work collaboratively with the appropriate representatives of the colleges/schools and other university staff to generate interest in the alumni association among alumni and current students of the university.  (This may include having an Association presence at and participation in chapter events.)  Train and supervise regular and student staff when working on membership and communications programs.  Oversee the development, and coordination of the Alumni Association marketing efforts (print, broadcast, and web.)  Research and execute techniques to design and promote the website and on-line services to all constituents.  Develop long-range membership and marketing goals and implements and evaluates all programs to meet goals.  Represent the Alumni Association and/or University at on and off-campus meetings, conferences, and seminars.  Keep up with news and trends in alumni membership methodology.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Experience and skills sufficient to market and promote an annual giving and membership dues program and/or revenue generating programs; Excellent customer service skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6168

 

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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

American Heart Association / Fayetteville

Tracking Code:  7632-415

 

Summary:  We have an excellent opportunity for a Director of Communications in the SouthWest Affiliate. Reporting to the Senior Director of Communications, the selected candidate will serve the NW Arkansas market working with development and health strategies staff to craft and deliver strategic communications and marketing support. The Director of Communications will play a significant role in helping the Association reach our 2020 Impact Goal by delivering mission-related messaging to NW Arkansas.  Responsibilities involve working with staff and volunteers to create and execute strategic public relations campaigns and to develop communications and marketing relationships, strategies and deliverables in support of AHA fundraising efforts, educational programs, awareness campaigns, advocacy efforts and branding. This position requires travel within the NW Arkansas area to meet with media, community stakeholders and key volunteers and sponsors.

 

Description:  Support NW Arkansas staff and volunteer communications by serving as the strategic communications and marketing lead.  Serve as the media contact for NW Arkansas, including smaller surrounding markets, leading all media relations efforts to build awareness for master AHA/ASA and sub-brands through targeted communications activities.  Develop, lead and drive comprehensive and integrated traditional media, social media and marketing plans for the NW Arkansas market.  Collaborate with development and health strategies integration partners to help convey AHA mission-related activities.  In conjunction with the Community Health Director, collaborate to generate outreach and communications efforts specific to multicultural audiences with an emphasis on the Native American, Hispanic/Latino and African American population.  Work with the Government Relations Director to drive communications efforts that directly impact the AHA’s public policy agenda including local, state and federal campaigns.  Engage sponsors in effective activation activities and work directly with market staff to generate solid sponsor ROI.  Attend and lead communications efforts for all key fundraising events.  Work with development partners to inject passion into events via scripting and event run-of-show.  Secure local media sponsorships for AHA events and programs.  Manage and increase social media engagement through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  Contribute to design needs, including approving all materials to ensure alignment and adherence to AHA Branding Guidelines.  Provide volunteer and staff training and additional resources as necessary related to new and on-going AHA programs and campaigns.  Increase and steward volunteer engagement through community relations and the recruitment of leadership volunteers to help achieve revenue and mission goals.  Position requires ability to travel daily and overnight up to 10 percent.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in communications, public relations, journalism or related field preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1.5 years experience equates to one full time year of higher education.  Must have at least three (3) years of experience in public relations communications, public relations, marketing or journalism. This experience may also count toward satisfying the educational requirement. Nonprofit experience preferred.  Existing media relationships in the NW Arkansas market preferred.  Solid understanding of communications planning and implementation, media relations and working within the NW Arkansas market. Proven ability to develop and implement communications plans and to create and place stories and promotional ideas with journalists and promotions directors in print, broadcast and social media platforms.  Previous experience securing media sponsorships to provide maximum coverage.  Skill in writing and editing for a variety of audiences via numerous marketing platforms, including writing for the web and mobile, experience with AP Style preferred.  Experience in engaging communities via Social Media with metrics to support strategies (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)  Experience producing short video presentations, including script writing, shooting video and editing and/or directing external agencies on such projects.  Ability to create sponsor ROI materials.  Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (v5) strongly preferred.  Must have at least intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2013 used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs is preferred. These skills are subject to testing.  Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.  Must be at least 18 years old.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://heart.jobs/fayetteville-ar/director-of-communications/98A034C44446414FBB23EBA51CAE92FD/job/

 

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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS & DEVELOPMENT

Ozark Guidance / Springdale

 

Summary:  The Director of Community Relations and Development position will be   a full-time position with our Administration department  reporting to the COO and working in partnership with the Foundation Board, staff and other volunteers.

 

Description:  1. Organize, communicate and keep strict adherence to capital timeline.  2. Will work with CEO, Foundation board chair, being the organizational liaison for the Capital Campaign. Coordinate and maintain campaign events. Schedules and supports campaign leadership meetings.  3. Establish solicitation priorities, manage prospect lists and research, develop and execute targeted cultivation plans and solicitation strategies for a range of prospects; prepare and provide support to staff, board members and volunteers for solicitations. Develop strategies to increase volunteer involvement at all levels of financial development.  4. Recruit, manage and train campaign volunteers. Training of staff as needed.  5. Provides training in fundraising. Educates, motivates and provides feedback to individuals related to best practices in the fundraising process.  6. Work collaboratively with the Foundation Board to cultivate identified institutional prospects and prepare foundation and government grant proposals.  7. Work with CEO and Foundation Board to assist in advertising/marketing for the campaign (i.e. TV, radio, social media, mail outs, etc.). Communication plan must ensure members, participants, and the community understands the case for support.  8. Oversee campaign communications, creating content for the e-newsletter and talking points for the media; integrate campaign milestones into ongoing public relations outreach.  9. Manage the capital campaign fundraising budget in concert with the CEO and appropriate Committee.  10. Manage pledges and funds (managing the pledges as they come in, setting up the pledge schedule in a software system, sending thank you notes as pledges come in, sending reminders when payments are needed, etc.)  11. Ensure that data related to prospects and donors is recorded and tracked in electronic and hard copy files; manage campaign record keeping, evaluate progress towards goals, prepare periodic reports on fundraising and present to the Board and senior staff; recommend revisions to the fundraising plan, as needed, to meet goals.  12. Ensure donor acknowledgement, stewardship and public recognition, as appropriate; Coordinate and manage communication to donors (i.e. thank you letters, information letters, campaign update letters etc.)  13. Participation in solicitations as appropriate; and other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent required.

 

Preferred:  Eight or more years of professional experience with a background in fund raising as well as not-for-profit experience preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.ozarkguidance.org/about_us/career_opportunities/job_openings/?index=1

 

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DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE & FOUNDATION RELATIONS

Office of Development

Arkansas Tech University / Russellville

Closing:  June 30

 

Summary:  The Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations works in the Office of Development. He/she stewards existing relationships and works to develop new relationships with corporations, foundations, constituents, and other partners of Arkansas Tech University. He/she reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Development.

 

Description:  Pursue new funding opportunities and other partnerships for the university.  Manage the completion of grants and other special projects as directed by the associate vice president for development, vice president for advancement, and the university president.  Maintain ongoing communications and reporting for current grant projects.  Develop and maintain close working relationships with the campus community.  Review correspondence and draft responses from on and off campus partners.  Represent the Office of Development at campus committee meetings and external community meetings as requested.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of completing assignments.  Demonstrated leadership and the ability to manage multi-functional and diverse areas.  Must be willing to travel.

 

Preferred:  Master’s Degree.  Experience in grantsmanship.  Experience in higher education.  Experience with Microsoft Office.  Experience in philanthropy.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=216

 

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DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Mayor’s Office

City of Cabot / Cabot

 

Summary:  Perform duties as assigned to accommodate the Mayor and the Mayor’s Administration.  This job is appointed by the Mayor of Cabot and serves at his/her pleasure.

 

Description:  Directly supervises and coordinates with staff and all city entities and outside resources to accomplish primary responsibilities and tasks assigned by the Mayor and tracked with the city’s task administration system, all accomplished on time and budget unless exceptions are note and approved.  Forwards inquiries and complaints to the Mayor; answers questions, provides information, and handles as appropriate; directs issues to appropriate individuals and/or agency; identifies issues requiring the Mayor’s attention.  Develops and implements action plans to support issues of concern for the Mayor.  Serves as the Mayor’s liaison and representative to various agencies, community organizations, and the general public; keeps abreast of local, state, and federal issues, public concerns and briefs the Mayor on matters requiring attention.  Serves as the Mayor’s liaison to the City Council and City Departments to develop long- range strategy and plans and to resolve specific problems and orderly infrastructure growth.  Attends City Council and other meetings to provide support information for the Mayor and to note items requiring further attention and mayoral commitments.  Reviews materials submitted by City departments for the City Council’s agenda, drafts cover memos for the Mayor’s signature explaining the intent of any proposed changes to City codes or ordinances.  Prepares formal reports for the Mayor and City Council regarding policy issues, funding, and problem resolutions pertaining to City boards, commissions, and other governmental areas.  Works with the City Clerk to develop budget policy guidelines and the annual budget manual.  Prepares reports for use by the Mayor and City Council outlining grant opportunities and special projects.  Provides information to the news media regarding City operations and City Council issues.  Plans and implements new programs, policies and methods to ensure efficient and effective operation of assigned departments.  Notifies the Mayor of unusual requests or complaints, compiles detailed narrative/statistical reports of matters requiring the Mayor’s review and approval.  Reviews proposed programs submitted by department directors to determine need, costs, benefits, and feasibility; prepares reports on proposed programs, including recommendations for review by the Mayor.  Reviews all activities of assigned departments to assess the need for additions or changes in program, special equipment or new procedures.  In the Mayor’s absence, serve as the City representative at various conferences, community events and special programs.  Contacts other cities to obtain information regarding special projects or proposed new programs; comparative date, provides information to other cities regarding City programs.  Coordinates the research for, supporting data, requests and applications for grants with CAPDD.  Coordinates the research for, supporting data, and preparation of cost/benefit analyses including intangible benefits and issues and the permanent and readily purchase filing of such includes quotes.  Serves as a liaison for non-uniformed personnel during emergency situations and inclement weather. Must work closely with the Fire and Police Chief to understand the City’s emergency preparedness plan.  Has skilled task management with the overall objective to keep track of all projects and tasks with the goal of completing on time and budget.  Interacts with the Mayor, City Council Members, Commission Members, and any other parties involved to insure adequate communication regarding projects, agenda items for the City Council and Planning Commission, as well as other Commissions, with the end result being everyone with a full understanding of the topic at hand.  Represent the Administration in all contacts, meetings, and connectivity with vendors and the public to include public officials with a positive, knowledgeable, and cooperative manner.  Insure that all Administrative positions, goals, legal interactivity and requirements, competitive practices and guidelines, and supporting documentation are followed at all times.  Coordinate all documents that should be filed with the Clerk / Treasurer.  Purview all input of information to the city regarding procurement, services, software and  hardware as to applicability and cost / benefit.  Responsible for the City Council agenda itinerary coordinating with the City Attorney’s Office all items from any source and ensuring that proper statutory and administrative protocol is effectuated between the staff, Planning Commission and other Commissions, including public hearings, and the City Council. This includes the accuracy of resolution and ordinance content and adherence to the scheduling of timeframes on the subject committee assignments annually.  All other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, public administration or a closely related field.  At least 5 (five) years experience managing programs, personnel, budgets, policy development and strategic planning.  Equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://www.cabotar.gov/department/division.php?structureid=72

 

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EDITOR

DXC Technology / Conway

Req. ID:  1625216

 

Summary:  DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner alliance combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally.

 

Description:  Responsible for editing, re-writing, and authenticating technical user manuals, application papers, product description, data sheets, and specification books.  Receives text from technical staff and rewrites documentation in a clear and concise style.  Improves editorial and visual standards for documents and recommends new designs, layouts and procedures as needed.  Edits, writes and/or rewrites technical articles, publications, presentations, and other materials to communicate clearly and effectively research findings, technical developments, and other news and information to a wide range of external audiences.

 

Requirements:  Typically a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or two to four (2-4) years related experience or a Master’s degree and one to two (1-2) years experience.  Working knowledge in the field of editing.

 

Preferred:  Bi-lingual in Spanish is a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://jobs.dxc.technology/job/conway/experienced-editor/16055/4353715

 

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EDITOR

DXC Technology / Conway

Req. ID:  1625230

 

Summary:  DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner alliance combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally.

 

Description:  The Technical Editor/Writer will edit, rewrite, and authenticate the following: technical user manuals; project management plans; requirements specification documents; detailed systems design documents; architecture deliverables; general correspondence; and change requests.  Receives raw information from technical staff and rewrites to produce documentation in a clear and concise style. Improves editorial and visual standards for documents and ensures consistency across documents.  Recommends new designs, layouts and procedures as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and seven or more (7+) years related experience; OR, Master’s degree and five or more (5+) years experience.  Advanced knowledge in the field of editing.  Must be able to work onsite in Conway.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://jobs.dxc.technology/job/conway/editor/16055/4353785

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Administrative Suite

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Assists the Executive Leadership in the Administrative Suite as assigned. Serves as key support staff member in coordinating office operations. Responsible for document preparation, agenda preparation, information management, and administrative scheduling. May be assigned special projects and/or direct work assignments.

 

Description:  Documentation Preparation & Management – Prepares reports, manuscripts and/or correspondence.  Reproduces reports, journal articles, and other material as required by assigned activities.  Organizes and maintain electronic and hard copy files and records.  Utilizes computer software tools to manage documents and information as required by assigned activities.  Demonstrates expertise and initiative in formatting documents.  Schedules – Coordinates administrative calendars by reviewing the agenda daily for changes and updates, and considering optimal scheduling patterns.  Initiates schedule changes when unexpected meetings necessitate reprioritization of standing meetings.  Prioritizes daily, weekly, monthly, and annual activities to meet deadlines.  Coordinates departmental calendar and integrates schedules as required by assigned activities.  Coordinates travel arrangements according to supervisory instructions.  Office Management –  Provides continual coverage for assigned phone lines daily, transfers calls and records messages as instructed.  Routes reports, correspondence and other material via interdepartmental and other mail delivery services.  Orders materials and requisitions services as needed.  Requisitions stock and non-stock items as needed with authorized approvals within prescribed deadlines.  Operates and maintains office equipment according to hospital policy and procedures.  Determines appropriate action (disposition) to take in assisting with administrative issues.  Reviews expenditures and utilization of office supplies, maintaining expenses within budgeted parameters.  Maintains Administrative and Hospital information in a confidential and discreet manner in daily activities.  Special Projects  –  Takes minutes when requested and transcribes same for distribution within time frames as designated by the Executive Leadership and maintains files for site visits and audits.  Maintains pending filing system for assigned Executive Leadership.  Communicates effectively to keep assigned Executive Leadership updated on all issues, progress on projects, and other necessary information.  Opens, prioritizes, and distributes mail daily and routes important correspondence for immediate action.  Reviews correspondence and initiates action as indicated, clarifying as necessary with assigned Executive Leadership. Ability to triage and draft replies to e-mails as required. Utilizes critical thinking skills while maintaining a high level of emotional intelligence with executive level staff.

 

Requirements:  Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college program or technical school or nursing diploma (field of study, Business/Office Administration.)  Five years total experience.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university (field of study, Business/Office Administration.)  Three years executive level experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3034724

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Legal Services Division

Arkansas Supreme Court / Little Rock

Position Number:  22096913

Closing:  May 24

 

Summary:  The Executive Assistant is responsible for the administrative support of the Judicial Branch Education Division and the Domestic Violence Program within the Administrative Office of the Courts. The Executive Assistant reports directly to the Director of Judicial Branch Education. Regularly scheduled work outside the office at conference facilities and out-of-town travel will be required.

 

Description:  Review, maintain and update internal and external databases, directories, and web content to ensure all information is correct and accurate.  Assist with content, design and development of the Arkansas Court News newsletter.  Respond to customers, co-workers, and superiors via telephone, email and in person. Must always maintain a high standard of customer service.  Support the division by preparing for and facilitating various educational meetings and conferences. This includes, but is not limited to organizing, printing, collating, and distributing conference materials while maintaining the Divisions on-site registration location.   Maintain and update electronic and paper calendars.   Keep and maintain all office files.  Receive, sort, and distribute various mail and correspondence to appropriate personnel.  Prepare agency documents, graphs, and reports.  Order supplies, and assist with the copying and mass mailing of schedules, training materials, and other information.  Provide support to other Divisions within the Administrative Office of the Courts as necessary.  All other duties as assigned, including but not limited to A/V support, set up, and video editing.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors degree preferred with emphasis in marketing, communications, journalism or other business related field. Other equivalent education or work experience may be substituted.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Do not apply to the AR State Jobs Website.   Email cover letter stating why you are interested in this position, resume and three references with contact information to:

 

Ben Barham

ben.barham@arcourts.gov

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / CORPORATE FUNDRAISING

American Heart Association / Fayetteville

Tracking Code:  7374-415

 

Summary:  We have an exciting opportunity for the Executive Director of our Northwest Arkansas division. The candidate will serve in a pivotal leadership role, and reports to the Senior Vice President. This position works with the highest-level executives in the Northwest Arkansas area.

 

Description:  Responsible for meeting specific fundraising goals in Northwest Arkansas. We are looking for someone with a competitive drive who hungers to achieve the goal.  Recruit volunteers for the Board of Directors and event leadership committees. Engage volunteers in fundraising and the AHA mission.  Accountable for providing strategic direction and management of staff in corporate fundraising and event execution.  Participate and serve as AHA representative at community and corporate functions that will provide networking and visibility opportunities and facilitate generating new business contacts.  Work under remote supervision with latitude for independent judgment and decision-making within prescribed areas of authority.  The net fundraising responsibility for this position is approximately $2.5 M. Dollars will be raised through the Heart Walk, Heart Ball, Paint the Town Red and Go Red for Women Luncheon.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.  Five or more (5+) years successful experience in sales, non-profit fundraising or similar experience.  Three or more (3+) years of managerial experience preferably with a sales team or fundraising team in a similar organization.  Direct knowledge of special event fundraising tactics essential.  Strong knowledge of the Northwest Arkansas and surrounding area business, medical and philanthropic communities.  Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management.  Proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.  Demonstrated ability to secure corporate donations through identifying and leading top level sponsorship asks.  Demonstrated efforts to cultivate major donors, secure large corporate sponsorships (of $25,000 or more), and identify and secure foundation gifts.  Ability to prepare and manage operating budget.  Collaborative approach to working with other internal partners, such as Health Strategies Team and Youth Market Team to help drive specific AHA cause initiatives in defined markets.  Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi task, and must also be willing and able to travel approximately 50% of the time within the Northwest Arkansas area with some over nights in nearby states for training.  Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.  Must have the ability to lift at least 20lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.  Must be proficient with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations and spreadsheets.  Must be at least 18 years old.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://heart.jobs/fayetteville-ar/executive-director-corporate-fundraising/CED0B15A69264B73B3CC17FCD5667DCA/job/

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Area Agency on Aging of West Central Arkansas / Hot Springs

Closing:  May 30

 

Summary:  Ensure the development and growth of programs. Fulfill the Agency’s mission of caring and advocating for seniors. Management of $10 million budget. Familiarity with grant processes, federal and state funding sources beneficial. Act as Board liaison. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree; Master’s preferred. Ten years of non-profit or related experience required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send cover letter addressed to Area Agency on Aging Board of Directors, resume and references to:

 

June Dickson, Director of Human Resources

jedickson@seniorspecialists.org

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Arkansas Broadcasters Association / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Located in Little Rock, Arkansas, the Executive Director provides the daily leadership and administration of the affairs of our organization. His/her primary duty is to ensure that we are responding to the needs of our members by providing quality services and programs, as well as by advocating for our membership and for the broadcasting industry both on the state level and on the federal level in Washington, D.C.  Reporting to our Board of Directors, the Executive Director serves as the chief executive of our Association in accordance with our articles of incorporation, by-laws, policies, and board directives. He or she has responsibility and accountability for the active daily management of our Association.  The Executive Director is directly responsible for effective execution of our Noncommercial Sustaining Announcement Program (NCSA), also known as our Public Education Program (PEP).  Our NCSA Program is the primary source of funding for our Association.  We look to have someone with experience in sales to lead this program as it is a high priority for the Association.

 

Description:  Member Services –  Maintaining, enhancing, and developing relationships with our member stations that includes periodic member station visits. Developing and promoting quality member programs and services.  Promoting our member stations, our industry, and our association.  Maintaining all association membership records, minutes, and archives.  Committee meetings and special events.  Advocacy / Government Relations –  Working to protect and promote the best interests of the free, local, over-the-air, radio and television broadcast station industry in Arkansas.  Administrative – Overseeing the daily operations of the ABA, including staff. Ensuring that all policies and directives are being implemented as directed by the Board. Keeping the board fully informed of any issues concerning the operation of the organization and providing periodic update reports. Working with different vendors who provide a myriad of services for our Association and our members. Managing the facilities and property of our Association headquarters.  Financial – Developing an annual operating budget for Board approval. Maintaining required financial internal controls and appropriate financial safeguards. Assuming fiduciary responsibility and ensuring that the financial management of the association functions according to the Association’s Articles of Incorporation, By-laws and direction of the Board of Directors. Overseeing all funds, investments, assets, and property of the Association.

 

Requirements:  Experience working with broadcasters and the National Association of Broadcasters, as well as familiarity with the issues facing the free, local, over-the-air radio and television broadcast industry, are prerequisites.  Our future leader must show that he or she can effectively promote our NCSA Program, and embrace sound business and financial principles, strong operational controls, and the ability to develop a solid operating budget. He or she will need to have an entrepreneurial spirit, and demonstrate both a creative and pragmatic approach to problem solving. We are seeking a strategic planner and thinker, who will help develop long-term goals and vision for our Association. Microsoft Office skills are essential.  Candidates being considered will be required to present their qualifications to the Board of Directors and must consent to background checks which may include, county, state and national criminal records, sex offender registry search, federal bankruptcy record search, and/or a credit check, as well as, drug testing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume, references, salary requirement and cover letter to:  arkansasbroadcasters@gmail.com.

 

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FUNDRAISING DIRECTOR / GO RED FOR WOMEN & FESTIVAL OF WINES

American Heart Association / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  7620-415

 

Summary:  We have an excellent opportunity for a Fundraising Director, Go Red for Women & Festival of Wines in our Little Rock office. You will have fundraising responsibilities bringing together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the number #1 and #5 killer in America. Your territory is Little Rock, AR with a fundraising goal of $500K net.

 

Description:  Revenue generation and volunteer management. Event management and logistics.  Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.  Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate & community leaders.  Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and awareness.  Coordinating event efforts.  Networking within the local area, while recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.  Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management, proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.  Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.  Must be results driven with the ability to multi task.  Local daily travel within Central Arkansas.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred; college coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1.5 years experience equates to one full-time year of higher education.  Two or more (2+) years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.  This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.  Ability to lift at least 20 lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.  Knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.  Must be at least 18 years old.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

http://heart.jobs/little-rock-ar/fundraising-director-go-red-for-women-festival-of-wines/8AA1F3A2E0BC4FDF8C1691BF9DA2A844/job/

 

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GIFT ENTRY COORDINATOR

Development

Arkansas Foodbank / Littel Rock

 

Summary:  We are currently seeking a Gift Entry Coordinator who will be responsible for responsible for daily, weekly, and monthly processing of all financial donations by participating in the entry and maintenance of gift processing and acknowledgement.  The successful candidate will serve as lead on Convio/Blackbaud data and reporting on behalf of development team and donor relations.

 

Description:  Enter accurate donor address and gift information into fundraising software and process thank you receipts.  Serve as coordinator for tributes and honorariums.  Reconcile monthly financials with Finance Department to provide team tracking and forecasting.  Work collaboratively with the Development department in the planning process and to discuss departmental/program goals; shared responsibility to ensure the database provides the required information and is used to its fullest capacity.  Oversee bulk mailing projects and prepares mailings for the post office, coordinating work done by a volunteer workforce.  Proactively manage the donor database in conjunction with the Data Projects Coordinator, including monitoring of data quality, developing and providing reports from the database and patron recognition.  Assist in preparing specialty thank you letters and other required literature for solicitations.

 

Requirements:  Associates Degree.  At least two years Project  or Database Management experience.  Proficient with computer operations and software, including donor database, Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.  Successful background preparing and making presentations.  Or, equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 

Preferred:  At least two years experience utilizing or managing donor database preferred. 

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

http://arkansasfoodbank.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=550827&&#job

 

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GIFT SHOP MANAGER

UAMS Medical Center

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. ID:  2017-36990

Closing:  May 23

 

Summary:  The Gift Shop Manager will report to the Associate VC and is responsible for overseeing all areas of responsibility for employee/volunteers to ensure that the UAMS Medical Center Gift Shop best serves its customers, patients, families and employees successfully.

 

Description:  Responsible for day to day management of the gift shop, inventory control, selection of merchandise and staff supervision.  Responsible for orientation and schedule for employees/volunteers.  Communicate monthly profitability reports to the UAMS Auxiliary.  Maintain the payroll deduction process for the gift shop.  Handle all payments for vendors and related invoices electronically.  Develop and implement a business plan each fiscal year, inclusive of growth in profits and customer satisfaction.  Responsible for the POS system and the accounting of the gift shop.  Submit monthly reports of profit/loss, inventory analysis and employee relations.  Opening and closing of the store that includes cash/system closeout with the assistant manager.  Time keeping through KRONOS for employees.  Attend gift markets and meet with retail representatives regularly.  Attend required meetings and trainings. Work with departments within the hospital and Auxiliary on special projects and promotions.  Demonstrate leadership for routine maintenance to the gift shop, timely sales and markdowns, clean and stock shelves, maintain stock room, light dusting and vacuuming.

 

Requirements:  High School Diploma/GED plus 8 years of retail management experience. Must have experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Must be able to withstand physical activity.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/36990/gift-shop-manager/job?hub=6&mobile=false&width=750&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

 

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GRAPHIC ARTIST

Publishing Department

Family Life / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Provide high quality, original design for all assigned Publishing products.  Perform design production work on assigned product.

 

Requirements:  College degree and/or equivalent experience.  Three to four (3-4) years experience.  Knowledge of the graphic arts design process.  Proficient in Adobe Suite, particularly current version of InDesign.

 

Preferred:  Five to seven (5-7) years experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://www.familylife.com/joinourteam/paid-staff

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Image One / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Image One is a fast-growing screen-print company in Little Rock.  We are looking for a highly motivated creative person to join our in-house graphic design team. We specialize in college retail, holding licenses for 200+ colleges across the country. Our clients include Academy Sports, Hibbett Sports, & Amazon.

 

Description:  Creating original graphic designs for various licensed and non-licensed tees.  Generating presentations for sales teams.  Being able to create and design quickly in our fast paced environment.  Ability to effectively plan, delegate, manage and organize multiple and diverse projects simultaneously and meet deadlines for products, promotions and events.  Conducts research to gather design and verbiage ideas for licenses we have or are pursuing.  Adheres to department file organization.  Brainstorms ideas for new graphics.  Assists with the general organization and cleanliness of the department.

 

Requirements:  We prefer someone with a degree in graphic arts and a number of years in a production environment but we’ll consider any combination of experience and education.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.indeed.com/cmp/imageOne/jobs/Graphic-Designer-Textile-Screen-Printing-db9c645345159119?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvU90iA7fRBqeJlVl7UBc1FykDnVTS6AlQcQd4_b9iQ3lKNX5d7N899gqeX-Ui_Dd6jJd62oJQHFuaiUdGz3Tk77Nlx5nxvBpXTVRXIlG-LDK

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Moon Distributors / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Entry level graphic design position in the field of liquor, wine and beer advertising.  You will be creating point of sale signage and menus for liquor stores, restaurants and events. The job will require design, print, and production of sign materials.

 

Requirements:  Must have a working knowledge of Photoshop, and Illustrator, with some previous experience or college courses in the field.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.indeed.com/job/graphic-designer-be6b985933ad70f4

 

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GRAPHIC  DESIGNER  (part-time)

Silverlake Design Studio / Conway

 

Summary:  The Silverlake Creative Team is a small group of designers, developers, and writers with big ideas. Impromptu brainstorming sessions, animated gifs, and afternoon field trips get our thoughts percolating. We collaborate daily to make work that stands out, but something’s missing from our team — and we’re hoping you’re the final piece to our puzzle!  We’ll know you’re the perfect fit because your portfolio will be overflowing with examples of impeccable design skills. Your creativity will speak for itself, but that shouldn’t stop you from telling us about it in your cover letter. (#humblebrags encouraged.)  The right designer will be an excellent communicator who will create compelling, cohesive content along with advertising solutions in a growing internal creative department. The ideal candidate will have experience designing collateral for events and promotional work for both print and digital media.

 

Description:  Design marketing materials supporting many businesses & nonprofits across a variety of industries.  Assist with the design, content & production of all marketing materials, including: infographics, emails, posters, flyers, postcards, blog graphics, newsletters, website graphics & other collateral.  Concept creative ideas across all mediums with a team of writers & designers.  Develop creative content to build the Silverlake brand.  Assist to ensure all marketing communications across various channels & departments remain consistent & align with strategic marketing goals.  Develop strategy & tactics to create interest, demand & recognition of our client’s brands through the use of consistent advertising, traditional & digital marketing, & social media efforts.

 

Requirements:  Two to five (2-5) years experience in graphic design working within a branding, advertising, agency or in-house environment.  Strong portfolio of conceptual work demonstrating expertise across print, typography & iconography.  Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop & freehand illustration skills. Proven ability to prioritize & deliver exceptional design at high volumes, under tight timelines.  Conceptual thinker.  A profound love for local businesses & nonprofits. 

 

Preferred:  A degree in Design, Marketing, Visual Studies, or other design-related field is preferred.  InDesign experience a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.indeed.com/job/graphic-designer-e850771ce43efeaa

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER / PRODUCTION ARTIST

River City Print & Imaging / Little Rock

 

Summary:  RiverCity Print and Imaging is a growing print and communications company that has been in business for over 40 years and is currently seeking a candidate to fill a Graphic Designer/Production Artist position. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and the ability to work directly with clients.

 

Requirements:  Degree in Graphic Design or related field. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.  Design for print materials a plus.

Minimum two years of relevant working experience in the art/print/web/creative field.  Ability to prioritize and handle multiple clients and projects at one time in a fast paced environment.  Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a production environment.  Strong attention to detail and proven accuracy required.  Knowledge of the fundamentals of typography, page layout and graphic design.  Skilled with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat Pro on both Mac and PC platforms.  Strong production skills; ability to build and prep files properly for printing, web or other use.  Take projects from concept to completion with ease.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Willing to collaborate with clients.  Flexible. Willing to work on tasks as needed outside of your core function.  Work well independently and with a team.  Ability to work overtime as needed.  Additional skills considered a plus are: print production experience, website design, website maintenance, HTML coding, large format print production.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.indeed.com/cmp/RiverCity-Print-and-Imaging/jobs/Graphic-Designer-Production-Artist-af43cdfa4809cf9c?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvU90iA7fRBqeJlVl7UBc1FzT7WJpH9b-gq_aJ8T3drJJceOe2IEIl1IQSl_4M7C2O7kwj9uhIj3Hgop1z3I9XNU

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER  (part-time)

UA Winthrop Rockefeller Institute / Morrilton

 

Summary:  Part-time, 24 hours per week, more as needed; partially benefitted.

 

Description:  Assist Creative Director with conceptualization and production of printed materials and web-based projects for a wide range of audiences.  Organization of images and design files.  Ensure proper inventory of printing materials (papers, toner, card stock, etc.)  Assist with completion of printed projects (stuffing envelopes, folding, copying, etc.)  Attend meetings for Creative Director as needed; assist with research of project specific graphic design tools (photos, fonts, layouts, etc.)  Assist with still-photo assignments.  Assist with updates to website and social media.

 

Requirements:  Completion of Graphic Design or related college coursework.  One to two (1-2) years of previous graphic design experience.  Proficient knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, MailChimp, etc.  Proficient knowledge of various printing tools and equipment.  Excellent team-minded attitude; excellent organization skills.  Professional verbal and written communication skills.  Reliable transportation to and from Petit Jean Mountain.  Flexible work availability.

 

Preferred:  Minimum requirements, plus experience with multiple visual arts disciplines.

 

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

 

Jennifer Pipes,

Human Resources Manager

jpipes@uawri.org

 

Online Application:

https://rockefellerinstitute.wufoo.com/forms/z1mxvmc10efkza/

 

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INTERN / COMMUNICATIONS

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art / Bentonville

 

Summary:  This internship is from June 5 to August 18, 2017.  Crystal Bridges’ internship program currently requires that the internship be a prearranged and structured learning experience scheduled within a specific time-frame and pre-approved by the leadership of the Museum. The experience must be relevant to the intern’s academic and/or professional goals and involve work, research, or other activities which are of value and beneficial to the mission of the Museum. An internship is performed under the direct supervision of Crystal Bridges’ staff. As a Crystal Bridges’ intern, you will not only expand your academic knowledge and improve your skills, but also apply both your knowledge and skills in practical ways. Crystal Bridges is assertively recruiting interns from underrepresented demographics to support our organization’s and industry’s diversity and inclusion strategic initiatives. Crystal Bridges is happy to work with the selected candidate to provide an experience meeting the requirements for academic credit through their school.

 

Description:  The Crystal Bridges Communications Internship is an outstanding opportunity for a student or recent graduate looking to round out his or her portfolio and resume with real-world application of project management and public relations practice. The Communications Intern will learn how an in-house communications department supports the goals and objectives of the Museum through deployment of specific promotional channels and tactics supporting a variety of projects from start to finish and ranging from large to small. The Communications Intern will gain an understanding of how varied communications pieces support the Museum’s marketing and PR efforts. Sample hands-on tactics will include: media tracking and archiving, writing advertising copy and program press releases, social media research, events calendar submissions, and project management. The performance will be evaluated on the ability to meet deadlines, follow directions, and contribute workable solutions to communications challenges.

 

Requirements:  Strong written and verbal communications skills.  Ability to work at least 10 hours per week.  Sign a confidentiality agreement. Familiarity with using computers and the Internet as research and communications tools.  Ability to accept and synthesize constructive critique of work.  Valid driver’s license.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

http://crystalbridges.org/careers-internships/job-descriptions/?gnk=job&gni=8a7886a35bc78c0b015bef494ece0672

 

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INTERN / COMMUNICATIONS

Entergy / Russellville

Req. ID:  70873

 

Summary:  The Entergy Corporate Communications group is seeking a communications intern to assist in the development and implementation of communications programs. This role would be working across the corporate communications department to assist in the execution of the Company’s visibility strategy through internal, external and social channels. Based at the Arkansas Nulcear One, Russellville, AR, the intern will be tasked with supporting the corporate communications lead team, and will report to the Director, Corporate & Executive Communications.  Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of approximately $10.8 billion and nearly 13,000 employees.

 

Description:  Prepare news clipping reports for executive distribution.  Assist in developing social media content (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc.)  Copy editing.  Assist with special events.  Research, write and distribute internal articles and communications products for employees.  Assist in measuring effectiveness of employee communications.  Interview employees and executives to create communications for various stakeholders. Products could include newsletter articles, photography, news releases, key messages, posters, flyers, letters, etc.  Assist in coordination of internal video products.

 

Requirements:  Pursuing undergrad or master’s degree in communications, accounting, finance or business related field. GPA of 3.0 or higher.   Some work experience preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://jobs.entergy.com/job/Russellville-Student%2C-Intern-Communications-AR-72801/407241600/

 

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INTERN / CORPORATE MARKETING PARTNERSHIPS

Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  372-752

Closing:  June 9

 

Summary:  Assist in all aspects of our cause marketing strategy including research, pitch development and campaign development. The term of this position will be two to three (2-3) months over the summer of 2017. 

 

Description:  Collaborate with cause marketing team to assist with development of fundraising partnerships.  Collaborate with Peer-to-Peer team to maximize our fundraising platform.

 

Requirements:  High school graduate, enrolled in an accredited college or university.  Available to intern a minimum of 16 hours per week.

 

Preferred:  Skilled with computers as a tool for word processing, presentations, email, spreadsheets, Photoshop and Publisher.  Strong English skills, both oral and written.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.heifer.org/about-heifer/careers/search-for-a-job/us-opportunities/index.html

 

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INTERN / MARKETING ANALYTICS

Windstream / Little Rock

Job ID:  17001859

 

Summary:  Summer marketing intern, consumer and small/medium business retention;  10 week internship.

 

Description:  1.  SMB SAVE & Loyalty Credit Audit (Excel analysis & reporting.)  2.  SMB Product Research, Competitive Analysis, and Customer Upsell Analysis – Kinetic TV adder & IP Simple/Vitual PBX (WHC alternatives available in ~500 exchanges.)  3.  Consumer Loyalty Program marketing plan:  a) review of program;  b) identify potential opportunities for customer engagement and rewards;  and c) develop marketing plan to support the program.  4.  Consumer Segmentation Review:  a) put together profile of our existing customer base leveraging the segmentation model;  b) overview of the customers within our base, and within key markets; and c) pull together Nielsen data to build profiles on the different target audiences and make recommendations on how we could message to these customers based on their segmentation.  5.  Consumer AdHoc reporting needs (credits, disconnects/churn data.)  6.  Build and update Consumer Competitive Intelligence quick reference guide (leveraging already compiled data, and assist with some research.)

 

Requirements:  Education to include any of the following upper level status and 3.0 GPA:  Marketing or Marketing Analytics; Statistics or Math; Business Administration; or Economics. Strong writing skills.  Proficient in MS Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint.  Highly organized.  Curious and ready to learn.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/student-intern-marketing-analytics/J3F11J6D7XDZKK83NS9

 

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INTERN / MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS

Windstream / Little Rock

Job ID:  17001658

 

Summary:  Summer marketing intern – Brand/Public Relations/Events;  10 week internship.

 

Description:  1.  Internal web content management support.  2.  External Content Management Support – provide first round review of all content, which will be continuously produced;  content Partnership;  support on tactical implementation requirements to be identified;  help review and synthesize elements as this process unfolds;  be part of editorial review when report starts to come in;  and testimonials.  3.  Public Relations – local market support; cable upgrade and activate.  4.  Brand – As this campaign and the blue-sky tactics become reality, support legwork on these projects.  5.  Financials – Help track against budget all things in our area.

 

Requirements:  Education to include any of the following upper level status and 3.0 GPA:  marketing; public relations; and/or journalism.  Strong writing skills.  Proficient in MS Office and social media.  Organized.  Curious.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/student-intern-marketing-and-public-relations/J3J00R6HC566P7CJP55

 

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LOTTERY OFFICE MARKETING SALES REPRESENTATIVE  (part-time)

Office of Arkansas Lottery / Little Rock

Position Number:  2216-1811

Closing:  May 22

 

Summary:  The Lottery Office Marketing Sales Representative is responsible for promoting and selling Office of Arkansas Lottery (OAL) products by serving as a customer service representative and liaison for an assigned field territory within the State, identifying route requirements and retailer needs, analyzing ticket usage to determine needs, providing and arranging promotional materials and supplies and providing training and other services as needed. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policies and procedures.

 

Description:  Recruits and secures new retailers, ensures license applications are complete and compliant by reviewing documents before submission, and trains new and existing retailers concerning OAL games and operation of OAL validation equipment.  Utilizes the internal computerized inventory system to track tickets, reconciles usage with inventory, adjusts inventory and reallocates tickets to other retailers, trains retailers on proper activation processes to meet financial accountability and billing requirements.  Analyzes store layout, identifies and recommends most effective placement of point of sale and promotional items, instructs and motivates retailers on process to increase sales and products, identifies and recommends promotional strategies and programs.  Identifies retailer problems, ensures compliance with OAL rules and regulations, plans and implements actions to resolve problems and ensures rapid delivery of special ticket orders to retailers.  Completes accounting, security and sales reports; meets with and provides information to regional sales managers.  Interacts with vendors of lottery tickets and draw games to ensure retailers are serviced and operational.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, business administration or a related field; plus four years of experience in marketing and sales, public relations or a related area.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=f6191a41b2817172f25983952d629b74&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=19&jobid=91820

 

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

ATU Foundation

Arkansas Tech University / Russellville

Closing:  June 16

 

Summary:  The Major Gifts Officer for Development serves as a primary fundraiser for the Arkansas Tech University Foundation, reporting to the Associate Vice President of Development.  He/she is an active member of the Advancement Team working closely with University Deans and Department heads to fulfill Institutional needs. Position will require work during nights/weekends and include some travel.

 

Description:  Manage a portfolio of major/planned giving prospects ($25K-$1M) including alumni, parents, and friends of the university.  Work collaboratively with and in support of volunteers, other development and advancement staff, and College representatives to cultivate and solicit donors for University-wide priorities.  Monitor all prospect contacts to ensure positive and purposeful prospect and donor relations.  Focus on securing gifts for campus-wide priorities that include, but are not limited to, general endowment, academic programs, unrestricted support, facilities, and campus improvements.  Participate in all aspects of the gift cycle (Moves Management):  initiate contacts with potential leadership and major gift donors; develop appropriate cultivation strategies for them, including working with volunteers; move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure; and stewardship of donor once gift is received.  Plan and attend University events focused on engaging prospects and fostering relationships with current constituents.  Help integrate Development efforts with the Alumni Office as well as the Advancement services Office.  Other Duties as assigned by the Associate Vice President for Development.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree.  Three to five (3-5) years successful fundraising &/or progressive sales experience.  Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas.  Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of completing assignments.  Must be willing to travel.

 

Preferred:  Master’s Degree.  Interest in all aspects of education and a dedication to promoting the University’s fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with faculty, senior academic leaders, trustees, volunteers, and the Advancement team.  Successful experience in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies.  Team Player, working well with all members of the Advancement Division.  Banner experience.  Experience with Microsoft Office.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=212

 

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MANAGER / COMMUNICATIONS

Entergy / Little Rock

Req. ID:  70902

 

Summary:  Manages stakeholder understanding of opportunities and challenges of the Entergy Arkansas through proactive communications and the anticipation of significant issues by developing and implementing effective communication internally and externally, with particular focus on retail customers, regulators and employees.

 

Description:  Develop and execute best-in-class communication strategies for Entergy Arkansas, ensuring (1) a clear linkage to operating company business needs and objectives, and (2) alignment with the EAI president and lead team.  Develop and implement communication strategies contributing to improved customer satisfaction of EAI and that support the creation of effective regulatory constructs.  Assist in developing/executing communications strategies to support strategic imperative to grow utility earnings.  Communicate company positions on key energy, environmental and policy and regulatory issues in support of competitive rates of return and productive regulatory strategies.  Provide superior communication strategy and execution for recovery from major outages.  Ensure close coordination with EAI public affairs and regulatory leads to ensure integrated internal and external strategies in support of the operating company business needs.  Offer counsel and guidelines to EAI management for dealing with the media and advise departments seeking publicity in support of their efforts.  Stay abreast and be an avid learner of new trends in digital and social media, and emerging technologies and incorporate into communications strategies and plans.  Ensure talent development through effective performance reviews, knowledge sharing and career opportunities. Provide inspirational vision with strategic clarity for optimal implementation and a safe and engaging work environment.  Create and sustain a safe work environment by promoting a culture of safety. Anticipate and manage issues and mitigate risk associated with them. Provide a rewarding, engaging and diverse work environment for employees. Ensure talent development through effective performance reviews, knowledge sharing and career opportunities. Demonstrate value for the communities we serve.

 

Requirements:  Typically requires a college or university degree in related field or the equivalent work experience.  Seven or more (7+) years experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://jobs.entergy.com/job/Little-Rock-Mgr%2C-Communications-AR-AR-72201/406724500/

 

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MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS

Lindsey Software / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Lindsey Software, a leading property management and accounting software company, is seeking a professional individual to join our team and help us transition from outsourced marketing and advertising. We are expanding into new markets with HousingManager.com, and we feel bringing marketing and advertising in house will help us achieve faster results.

 

Description:  Developing and implementing brand strategies for digital, print, in person, trade shows.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or related field required.  Five or more (5+) years in marketing or public relations.  Copywrite experience a plus.  Graphic design a plus but not required.  Adobe Suite knowledge a plus.  Salesforce experience a plus.  Proven experience.  Results oriented.  Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Powerpoint.  Travel required.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/jobs/detail/8490/marketing-specialist

 

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MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR

Easter Seals Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Develop and implement an annual public relations/marketing plan to meet the goals of the development fundraising plan, market the services provided for children and adults with disabilities and educate and increase public awareness of the services provided by Easterseals Arkansas (ESA.)

 

Description:  Responsible for the development of the annual marketing, communications and stewardship plan and budget in coordination with the Director of Development to keep targeted markets and the general public informed of the mission, programs and events of Easterseals Arkansas.   Implementation of plan must fall within the approved budget for each fiscal year.  Develop and draft press releases and feature stories/articles for review and approval by Executive Team. Ideas and requests for feature stories/articles should be coordinated with the Executive Team or PR Team in the selection of the story line and featured child or adult and their family.  Coordinate and schedule media opportunities for ESA including radio, TV, billboards and print for all special events, annual meeting, ground breakings, graduations, new programs, etc.  Represent ESA in interactions with media contacts at public, social and business gatherings.  Facilitate media contact with CEO, Board members, donors and ESA representatives and their families at the events and throughout the year.  Coordinate and schedule photographers (either external or internal) for all special events, annual meeting, ground breaking, graduations, new programs, campus events, etc. Must make sure that all children and adults in photographs have current releases and HIPPA forms on file (no older than 1 year.)  Coordinate and schedule emcee, develop script, create marketing materials, manage flow and secure PR opportunities for special events.  Coordinate and collaborate with media partner to carry out paid advertising for ESA.  Utilize social media (facebook, twitter, instagram, constant contacts, etc.) to communicate with donors, volunteers, families and the public about ESA events, programs, accomplishments of children and adults, etc.  Make regular and timely updates, pictures and stories to the ESA website.  Monthly e-newsletter to Donors – coordination and scheduling of three feature stories per e-newsletter. Draft to PR Team for review.  Monthly e-newsletter to staff – coordination and scheduling of stories, news, events and etc. Draft to PR Team for review.  Design and produce new agency brochure and rack cards for each program. New or revised marketing materials should be designed and produced at least every other year for each program. Order brochure and rack cards to have in inventory for use at health fairs, job fairs, trainings, etc.  Order marketing materials such as magnets, pens, cups, etc. for use in marketing programs to referral sources, job fairs, health fairs, special events, etc.  Make sure all print materials and communications (press and radio media, social media, website, etc.) utilize correct terminology and ESA logo.  Conduct tours for new employees, donors, volunteers and other interested parties.  Speak to outside groups about the mission and programs of ESA.  Be the coordinator for ESA representatives to invite them to upcoming events and opportunities.  Assist with transportation, clothing and meal needs. Schedule ESA representatives for the annual photo session and Christmas Lighting of the Capitol. Develop rep cards. Responsible for recognition at annual meeting including invitation to reps and their families and ordering medals and stars. Maintain separate file for each rep of all of their pictures to be used in creating their annual scrapbook.  Coordinate and work directly with Director of Development and CEO in crisis communication activities.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=eastsealar&jobId=34550&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

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MARKETING MANAGER

Power Technology / Alexander

 

Summary:  Responsibilities include promoting Power Technology’s entire product line to commercial, government and university customers. Identify current and future customer needs by asking questions and offering solutions. Promote excellent customer service by providing customers with product and technical information and to positively influence each customer’s decision-making process.

 

Description:  Design, implement and facilitate the annual marketing plan for the firm.  Translate business objectives and strategies (annual corporate goals) into brand portfolio objectives, strategies and plans to support revenue growth.  Develops marketing strategy, based on knowledge of our unique market, copyright, and cost factors. Plan and administers the firm’s marketing operations budget. Negotiate with media agents to purchase marketing/advertising services. Creates, edits, and conceptualize all promotional materials for a variety of channels including print, internet, and direct mail. Plans and administers the firm’s trade show and corporate events. Manages the firm’s web content. Manages the firm’s PR activities including creation, editing, and conceptualize of press releases, radio appearances, and television appearances.  Develops and executes a plan to generate leads for the firm. Other duties as assigned by VP of Sales & Engineering.

 

Requirements:  A marketing or technical degree (with significant marketing experience) is required.

 

Preferred:  College degree, preferably in marketing, sales or technical field.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/jobs/detail/8537/marketing-manager

 

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MULTI MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is seeking a Multi Media Account Executive responsible for developing new and incremental revenue, focused on delivering results for our customers. You will be responsible for developing new advertising accounts as well as managing existing ones. This position offers a great opportunity to grow your income through a rewarding commission structure. The position works closely with an Account Manager and other team members to execute advertising strategies and drive revenue.

 

Description:  Create a strategic business plan with your supervisor to meet and exceed all revenue goals and targets on a monthly, quarterly, annual basis.  Identify and develop new accounts in the pipeline at all times.  Source extra accounts (prospects) in the pipeline at all times.  Grow our business with current customers by providing proof of performance and solid results.  Conduct Needs Analyses and account reviews to uncover the customer’s most essential needs.  Develop advertising solutions for new customers that deliver desired results.  In collaboration with Account Manager, create and deliver formal written and verbal presentations to clients.  Develop a deep understanding of local and regional business vertical segments and constantly seeks to learn more.  Able to demonstrate product knowledge and value to our customers.  Able to present the benefits of Digital Advertising (SEM, SEO, Social, Display, ERN, OTT) and its integration with TV.  Collaborate with Account Manager to provide timely and accurate traffic instructions and conducts account maintenance including make-goods posts, and aging/collections.  Use our CRM to manage day to day activity, build a pipeline and ensure execution as well as regular updates to account projections.

 

Requirements:  One to two (1-2) years business to business sales experience preferred.  Ability to think and lead strategically.  Proven problem solver.  Effective driver of integrated revenue (Television plus Digital.)  Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Media-Account-Executive/J3L7P46H9G6D5V632WJ/

 

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MUSEUM PROGRAMS SPECIALIST

Bradbury Art Museum

Arkansas State University / Jonesboro

Closing:  May 25

 

Summary:  The Museum Programs Specialist is responsible for developing and coordinating public museum exhibits, programs, and special events. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Accesses and catalogs artwork that is donated, purchased, or loaned to the museum according to proper museum practices.  Measures and photographs each object and provides written formal analysis reflecting style, ornament, technique, materials, provenance, condition, and estimate of insurance/fair market value of object.  Stores, transports, prepares, and cares for works of art.  Researches and applies modern conservation techniques and methods.  Develops and implements a conservation program to preserve the collections.  Monitors the maintenance and storage of artwork.  Analyzes and recommends museum needs to director and participates in policy and procedure development.  Maintains all files associated with the collection, including the museum’s computerized database, quarterly insurance reports, and other relevant reports.  Oversees loans of artwork to campus facilities.   Oversees annual inventory of all collections.  Assists director and museum staff with exhibition installation including wall and display preparation.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in history, art history, or a related field; plus two years of experience in museum activities 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: 

http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ARKASTAT2&cws=1&rid=11944

 

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OFFICE MANAGER

Center for Community Engagement

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  June 3

 

Summary:  The Office Manager is responsible for coordinating office activities, researching and preparing special reports, and developing, revising, and recommending administrative policies and procedures as directed by supervisor. The Office Manager provides administrative support to the director and other professional staff members including coordinating day-to-day operations, maintaining volunteer data, maintaining and creating financial records and reports, purchasing supplies, and arranging travel for the department. The Office Manager supervises student front-desk employees and works with a student technical assistant to oversee the design and content management of department website.

 

Requirements:  Formal education equivalent of a high school diploma.  One year of specialized training in business management, business education, or a related field.   Three years of experience in specialized or a related field applicable to work performed.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Experience working in BASIS.  Experience preparing travel authorizations and travel claims.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20638

 

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ONLINE MEDIA REPORTER

Log Cabin Democrat

Morris Communications Company / Conway

 

Summary:  Leads, develops and deploys newsroom interaction and news delivery strategies on social media platforms. Ensures Log Cabin websites and digital delivery remain robust, organized and timely. Provides leadership for online news strategy and presentation to grow digital audiences.  Responsibilities to grow audience, readership and customer loyalty by creating a more interactive/responsive experience with our content production.  Newsroom leader for Twitter, FaceBook and other social media tools.  Leads use of Social Media to improve and extend our journalism.  Assist in social media harvesting on developing, breaking news stories.

 

Description:  Actively participates in managing comments posted to all platforms.  Develops and executes Social Media strategy on multiple platforms.  Leads promotion of news content, news alerts and exclusive content.  Facilitates interaction between community members and the newsroom through electronic media.  Write and reports independent of SM responsibly, but leads as an example. Handles all normal reporter responsibilities in conjunction with this job – it is a hybrid position.  Is prepared to lead social media during breaking news when called upon.  Details interaction and successes in social media, and lessons learned.  Monitor other news, entertainment and community sites for best practices. Also monitor traffic for news story opportunities and for news tips. Create innovative approaches to content delivery to meet reader needs.  In conjunction with the publisher, advertising director and editor. Assigns and helps coordinates other types of social media activities that benefit the newspaper as a whole for promotion and revenue.  Assist in breaking news through monitoring of social media channels.  Develops regular pattern of use of social media content, harvesting for use on various platforms.  Assumes lead responsibility for the quality and presentation of news online during the day.  Includes writing and reporting assignments as detailed in Log Cabin reporter job responsibilities but with sliding scale of time spent depending on assignments.  Is first read or backup read on all breaking news as it is posted or shortly thereafter.  Takes direction from the director for online planning as well as develops and executes digital delivery strategies’ on multiple platforms.  Leads posting news updates in the a.m., delivery of news alerts and inclusion of online assets with stories and news packages online (Sees missed opportunities from overnight and packages them up.)  Champions the call for expanded online content and promotes it.  Helps set strategy for news placement, headline writing and online promotion of content (digital and print.)  Program daily and weekend posting strategies to maintain site freshness.  Trains colleagues and copy editors to assist in digital news delivery.  Identify ways to leverage content from our affiliated products for inclusion on the homepage and for promotion.  Other duties assigned by online director as needed.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://morriscareers.careerplug.com/jobs/669387/apps/new

 

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PEER-TO-PEER PROGRAM MANAGER

Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  365-752

Closing:  June 10

 

Summary:  This position will lead the expansion and enhancement of the organization’s peer-to-peer fundraising programs, with a focus on Team Heifer endurance program.  Reporting to the Director, Influencer Marketing and Brand Partnerships, this role will have ultimate responsibility for the performance, product and analysis of the Team Heifer endurance program as well as oversight of other peer-to-peer fundraising activities.

 

Description:  Develop, grow and adapt strategic plans for the Team Heifer Endurance program.  Execute the Endurance program plans to achieve fundraising goals within the fiscal year.  Collaborate cross-functionally across the marketing organization to maximize communication of the Endurance program in the fiscal year.  Collaborate with internal teams to identify areas of opportunity, new technologies and maximize fundraising programs. Oversee other P2P initiatives.  May perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree plus six (6) years of relevant experience in results driven marketing roles with an emphasis on fundraising through peer-to-peer networks.

 

Preferred:  Experience with endurance (walk/run/ride) programs.  Experience in a non-profit setting or at an agency serving the nonprofit sector.  Proven ability to launch new event programs as well as taking current programs/initiatives to new heights.  Experience managing people.  Experience with fundraising and donor management platforms.  Well-versed in general fundraising and peer-to-peer industry trends, best practices and emerging strategies.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.heifer.org/about-heifer/careers/search-for-a-job/us-opportunities/index.html

 

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PHOTOJOURNALIST / VISUAL STORYTELLER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV-11 is seeking a full-time Photojournalist/Visual Storyteller (MSJ) who is passionate, thrives on great storytelling, and is forward-thinking and innovative.

 

Description:  Responsible for capturing video and audio elements that produce compelling and engaging news, sports, and feature stories in a daily, deadline-driven environment.  Familiar with Sony XDCAM.  Edit stories with Sony XPRI non-linear system and other editing platforms (i.e. Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier.)  Provide editorial input and collaboration for stories and daily newscasts.  Operate live remote equipment – microwave and bonded cellular.  Familiarity with all distribution platforms including Facebook, Twitter, etc.  Open to expanded duties, such as writing and voicing stories.  On occasion assigned to anchor/reporter as photographer.

 

Requirements:  College degree preferred, with a minimum of two years experience as a TV photojournalist/MSJ and news editor required. This is not an entry-level position.  Must be able to master editing on Sony SPRI, Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier non-linear editing systems.  Complete newsgathering skills required – videography, editing and writing.  Must tell news stories creatively with strong audio and visual skills.  Must be able to make quick decisions while working under pressured deadlines, willing to work overtime, and work flexible shifts.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Photojournalist-Visual-Storyteller/J3F6P475R78CCJ3VMS2/

 

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POLICY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Arkansas Department of Emergency Management / North Little Rock

Position Number:  22088849

Closing:  May 30

 

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:  I

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=83ef225e78ac82ff9799168786012469&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=133&jobid=92090

 

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PROGRAM & CONSTITUENT RELATIONS OUTREACH COORDINATOR

Walton College of Business

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  May 26

 

Summary:  This position will serve two primary roles for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion: Undergraduate Recruiter and Program Support. In the Recruiter role, there will be in and out of state travel for recruitment events; responding to students’, parents’, and school counselors’ inquiries via phone, mail, email, social media, or face to face; and other related duties as assigned.  The Office of Diversity and Inclusion also facilitates other programs for graduating, or soon to graduate, high school seniors. This position will help with marketing the programs; recruitment of summer staff; recruitment of student participants; general program support; documentation of events/programs for use in web, social media, marketing, etc.; and other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least two years of experience working in a diverse and inclusive environment.  Experience working in higher education.  Experience in college, corporate, or related recruiting.  Ability to travel on behalf of the college.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Experience as a college recruiter or within a college recruiting office.  Experience in developing summer programs.  Experience in website development and the use of an electronic bulletin board.  Experience in the use of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets for the promotion of a business or non-profit organization.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20529

 

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PROGRAM MANAGER / APAC

Arkansas Public Administration Consortium

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  P98366

Closing:  May 31

 

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, especially in government and volunteer management. The position entails significant recruitment and retention efforts as well as curriculum development and communication with government and nonprofit officials are essential functions. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  APAC Training Program(s)Management – Manage the scheduling of training sessions and faculty.  Ensure all training rooms / venues, equipment, catering arrangements, and other requirements are ordered/scheduled.  Send appropriate pre-course information to program participants in advance of training courses.  Work with training faculty to develop and secure training curriculum materials in advance of courses.  Oversee the creation/formatting and production of training curriculum materials for courses as needed.  Maintain accurate participant training records/transcripts.  Develop, distribute and collect course evaluation questionnaires for training courses and compile/communicate feedback.  Manage program marketing and recruitment efforts.  Respond to requests for information.  Manage or assist with special events.  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.  Develop and/or assist with compilation of program data for reports of importance to APAC.  Work with others within the unit on projects as assigned.  Answer phones and respond to or forward messages.  Provide assistance as requested.  Other duties and responsibilities as assisgned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and four (4) or more years of experience in training, program development, marketing and conference planning.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree and knowledge of curriculum design, adult education and training, program development, meeting and conference planning.  Experience with Adobe Creative Suite.  Knowledge and experience in nonprofit volunteer management or government and in a university research organization, or similar setting.  Experience or working knowledge in a government and/or nonprofit setting. CVM and CPM graduates are highly encouraged to apply.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6182

 

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PROGRAM OFFICER

Agriculture & Enterprise

Winrock / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

 

Summary:  The Program Officer is responsible for the support, direction and management of implementation related agreements and partner management for Winrock’s Agriculture and Volunteer Programs unit for US government and non-traditional donor projects in the agriculture sector. Responsibilities include working with HQ and field teams to ensure the delivery of projects on time and on budget, with a focus on technical excellence. The Program Officer will spend 30 percent time developing new business including writing or managing proposals. Program Officers participate in the strategic development of the Agriculture and Volunteer Programs unit strategy and direction, including thought leadership, developing management tools, and disseminating lessons learned and best practices in project management to the group.

 

Description:  Project Management: manage large International projects – provide management, and administrative oversight and leadership.  Collaborate with other Winrock staff program coordinators.  Ensure staff and consultants follow WI policy and USAID/USDA policy – have good understanding of USAID/USDA regulations.  Manage partner relationships.  Prepare and oversee work plans, reports and budgets.  Provide direct management of start up and close-out activities.  Contribute to technical aspects of projects as needed.  Develop project concepts and analyze project successes to build on lessons learned.  Provide guidance/mentoring to staff.  Travel to the field to assist project teams with technical and operational management and implementation.  Lead major proposals and program development of multidisciplinary teams including providing leadership on technical and cost proposals in collaboration with the unit Director and the new business development team.  Participate and contribute to institutional strategic planning exercises, build and manage interdisciplinary teams.  Maintain close communication and liaise with host country organizations, field personnel, and sub-grantees to ascertain compliance with USAID/USDA regulations and ensure compliance and timely completion of program activities and reporting requirements.  Represent WI at appropriate national and international conferences.  Liaise with other Winrock personnel for new business development and coordination of jointly implemented activities.  Communicate to internal and external audiences.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field.   At least eight (8) years of progressive, cross-sectoral project and program development experience, including at least three (3) years of management experience.  Demonstrated writing experience.  Demonstrated ability to work with public and private funding organizations. Proven experience managing international projects.  Must be willing and able to travel without dependents to remote locations both domestically and internationally on short trips (up to 2 weeks.)

 

Preferred:  Advanced degre.  Demonstrated international experience strongly desired.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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PUBLIC EDUCATION COORDINATOR

Legal Services Division

Arkansas Supreme Court / Little Rock

Position Number:  22096922

Closing:  May 24

 

Summary:  The Public Education Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing statewide public education programs to raise awareness and understanding of the role of the Judiciary throughout Arkansas. This position is also responsible for designing written materials, developing public exhibits, and conducting community outreach programs. Out of town travel is required.

 

Description:  Provides leadership and initiative by researching and maintaining expertise in judicial public education.  Implements judicial education programs in the community, schools, and Justice Building.  Develops and/or adapts judicial educational materials such as presentations, handouts, and lesson plans for judges and attorneys to use in school settings with students at elementary, junior high, and high schools.  Develops and/or adapts innovative educational resources such as videos, lesson plans, and legal fact sheets for the public.  Creates and maintains educational content on the Arkansas Judiciary website.  Coordinates with internal stakeholders to deliver uniform and consistent educational messaging throughout the judiciary.  Works with various external stakeholders, including the Arkansas Supreme Court Historical Society, Arkansas Judicial Council and Arkansas Bar Association to further judicial education opportunities and develops public exhibits.  Works with Supreme Court Clerk to plan and coordinate the Arkansas Supreme Courts Appeals on Wheels Program.  Assists in developing educational exhibits within the Justice Building.  Facilitates adult and student group visits to the Justice Building.  Actively communicates and participates in activities with AOC Public Education Coordinators in other states and the National Center for State Courts to gain information about successful judicial education programs, exhibits and resources.  Other duties as assigned by the Judicial Education Director.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors degree.  Ability to brainstorm innovative programs and technology projects.  Ability to communicate with a diverse population of professionals in a collaborative manner.   Excellent communication and writing skills required.  Ability to manage and organize multiple projects, while meeting deadlines. 

 

Preferred:   Juris Doctor or relevant legal experience preferred.   Proficiency with office, content management, graphic design, and publishing softwares desirable.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Do not apply to the AR State Jobs Website.   Email cover letter stating why you are interested in this position, resume and three references with contact information to:

 

Ben Barham

ben.barham@arcourts.gov

 

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PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER

Simmons Bank / Little Rock

Req. ID:  2017-1553

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR

City of Cabot / Cabot

 

Summary:  Directs, organizes and coordinates the activities of the support operation and field operation groups of the Public Works Department.  This job is appointed by the Mayor of Cabot and serves at his/her pleasure.

 

Description:  Oversees Strategic Planning, Planning Commission support and coordination, Code Enforcement, Engineering, flood management, City facilities maintenance, and Street and Drainage construction and maintenance. Directs the management and determines major departmental policies, long, near, and short term planning and budget projections and compliance. Conduct the Staff planning meetings with engineers, developers, and the Urban Planner; while at the same time coordinating with the City Attorney for proper protocol regarding ordinances and resolutions. Must be available on call for disaster situations and other unusual circumstances such as storm, flood, traffic, railroad mishaps, and winter or other inclement weather situations. Oversees citizen call center for reporting of issues and problems with waste collection, code violations, street and drainage maintenance, and other city public works services. Responsible for insuring that all Egov complaints are reviewed, addressed, and responded to in a timely manner.  Analyzes a variety of administrative, operational, fiscal and social issues/problems and makes sound recommendations for solutions. Organizes and coordinates the efforts of the Public Works Department with other governmental or private agencies and vendors to accomplish program goals or objectives. Ensures the City is in compliance with flood plain management. Ensures employees have adequate safety and hazmat training. Oversees the preparation of engineering plans, specification and bidding, and competency of contracts and agreements and coordinates with the Clerk / Treasurer’s Office, who is responsible for stamping in bid documents and ultimate filing. Oversees project management for the construction of assigned public works projects. Coordinates the preparation of reviews and updates for street maps, storm drainage maps, unified code, city limits, and zoning maps. Maintains regular contact with consulting engineers, construction project engineers and other qualified and competitively procured vendors of products and services. Maintains current inventory of equipment, maintenance products and supplies, suppliers and vendors. Responsible for ongoing cost effective equipment maintenance and replacement program. Originate and develop complex ideas and creative solutions in new and undefined areas. Ensure equitable administration of wages and salaries and performance appraisals. Perform a broad range of management responsibilities over others while maintaining discipline, respect, and morale of employees. Maintain a continual high priority and visibility for safety and security. Responsibility for up to date maintenance of “as built” construction plans and ensures  surveys are accurate.  Attend City Council/Committee meetings upon request or when information/issues pertaining to the Public Works Department are discussed.  All other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree inmanagement, public administration or a closely related field preferred.  Five years experience in public administration, with particular emphasis in municipal administration. Extremely knowledgeable and fluent in engineering practices and principles, building industry standards, procedures, and rules of thumb.  Significant knowledge and experience in Microsoft office software, engineering and CAD software.  Extremely knowledgeable in statutory and regulatory competitive procurement requirements to include the Arkansas and Federal code and regulations as well as best competitive procurement principals and practice.  Knowledge and understanding of basic laws, ordinances, and regulations including the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, the Environmental Protection Agency, and FEMA; underlying the principles and practices of a Public Works Department.  Extensive working knowledge of principals and practices of fiscal management, quality management, preventative maintenance, cost containment, inventory management, forecasting, change management, trend analysis, budgeting, construction plans and design, and short and long term strategic planning.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.cabotar.gov/department/division.php?structureid=72

 

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RELATIONSHIP FUNDRAISING SENIOR ANALYST

Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  363-752
Closing:  May 31

 

Summary:  The Relationship Fundraising Senior Analyst manage and organize the daily operations and procedures of Prospect and Donor Research within the Philanthropy Department.  This includes the confidential investigation and handling of advancement and development information as related to major gift identification and strategies; original research and evaluation on existing or prospective individual, corporate and foundation donors, and other donors. The analyst uses data to work with fundraising to support strategic plans for donor qualification, cultivation, and stewardship to ensure maximum performance of major gift officer portfolios.  Formulates and implements major gift cultivation and stewardship strategies in concert with colleagues to increase departmental productivity.

 

Description:  1.  Direct departmental prospect research, planning and conducting proactive research for the Department of Philanthropy, analyzing effectiveness and impact of work, and developing goals and strategic plans for research.  Within the first 3 months, develops, generates, and implements proactive prospect identification plans and major gift strategies, and monitoring and research to support fundraising success.  Within the first 6 months, develops current dossiers and profiles of major gift donors and prospects through detailed, in-depth, and follow-up research of attitudinal, biographical, educational, financial, civic, and other information, and notifies appropriate individuals when changes or events occur which could significantly impact a relationship.  Assists in setting and reaching annual goals for number of prospects and potential funds raised.  Performs detailed on-line database searches, analyzes information gathered, and develops, maintains, and supervises prospect rating and tracking systems.  Screens, prioritizes, and verifies the accuracy of reports and other information pertaining to existing or prospective donors referred to or requested from the Vice President of Philanthropy. Manages the wealth screening and modeling projects within the Department of Philanthropy.   Provides research assistance and/or training for the Department of Philanthropy, Marketing & Resources Development, Heifer International Foundation, Heifer Executive Office, Heifer International Board of Directors, and others as needed. Oversees the correspondence, files, and records related to the same.  Works closely with the fundraising team in training and use of wealth screening to identify and confirm donors and prospects for major gift solicitations.  Responds to research and analytical report requests from Vice President and fundraisers on an ongoing basis.  2.  Support and implement proactive donor and prospect identification plans, support major gift strategies that build, maintain and strengthen relationships.  Supports fundraisers by assisting in developing and implementing proactive prospect management and strategies for individual donors/prospects.  Drafts, proofs, and types for signature, donor correspondence and research reports for the Department of Philanthropy. Serves as support arm for Relationship Fundraising for Major Gift team.  Works closely with the Major Gifts team to ensure research goals correspond with approved fundraising initiatives and processes, and conducts regular donor review sessions with the same to discuss leads and to determine appropriate action.  Handles extremely sensitive information with confidentiality and tact.  May perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned.  3.  Coordinate prospect research resources, wealth screening, and modeling projects.  Annually manages and maintains a full spectrum of research resources including internet and on-line subscriptions, business, government and library publications, and contacts with both internal and external sources.  Within the first 6 months, develops policies and procedures for all high-touch fundraiser teams with regard to prospect research, creating and maintaining user manuals, incorporating business rules and best practices.  Annually advises Vice President on budget issues related to screening and donor research resources.  4.  Strategy & Analysis.  Based on research findings, provides fundraising strategy recommendations.  Delivers giving capacity and ask amount analysis for major donor solicitations.  Coordinates annual training for the major gift team on research-related topics andanalysis.  May perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree plus four (4) years of related experience.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus five (5) years’ experience, or an Associate’s degree in a related field plus six (6) years’ experience.  Proven record of accomplishment in prospect research.  Experience in building and maintaining relationships with individual donors.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.heifer.org/about-heifer/careers/search-for-a-job/us-opportunities/index.html

 

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SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Saline Courier / Benton

 

Summary:  The Saline Courier in Benton is searching for an experienced sales professional to take over an established territory. This is a multi-media position, giving the right candidate plenty of marketing tools to offer our customers. The pressure is high, but the rewards are great with a base salary and an uncapped commission structure. If you have great communication skills, a strong work ethic and an appetite for making money, apply today.

 

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

 

Kelly Freudensprung, pPblisher

publisher@bentoncourier.com

 

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SENIOR ANALYST / CONSULTANT – MARKETING

Windstream / Little Rock

Job ID:  17001834

 

Summary:  Serves in a lead role for data analysis and strategic recommendations to customer service and sales channels. Serves as a mentor and guide to others in relation to business unit work activities. Is able to plan most efficient and effective way to obtain data. Analyzes data and provides recommendations on course of action. Develops written communication and/or other material needed to communicate information regarding new programs or initiatives. Researches questions, problems, product development and/or operational questions or issues. Uses statistical tools as needed by the business unit to perform the following duties: derive unknown variables from known variables, select correct statistical technique to measure data, and able to interpret results from statistical data. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/sr-analyst-consultant-marketing/J3F1566GD343W3BLY60

 

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SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

VCC – Creative Services

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. ID:  2017-37180

Closing:  June 2

 

Summary:  The Senior Graphic Designer is responsible for the concept and design of print collateral, advertising and graphics for various institutional and departmental projects. Must have the ability to think quickly, and is equally adept at both designing within a brand identity framework as well as creating original artwork. Ability to transform business information into easily understood, engaging, and on-brand printed and digital deliverables. Maintains open and customer-service centered communications with clients. Approaches problem solving with the end user in mind. Ensures quality control by seeing projects through with attention to detail — from concept, design and production through completion and delivery.  Must be highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite software, experienced in proper production methods for printed materials and skilled in Photoshop modification of images for use in printed or digital mediums.

 

Description:  Designs printed materials, advertising and graphics that maintain the strategic tone and style consistent with the brand.  Effectively manages workload and deadlines to complete assigned jobs. Collaborates with clients, marketing leadership, communications writers and creative director to develop creative products that delivers upon desired goals. Projects include the design of magazines, brochures, invitations, programs, annual reports, posters, logos, directories, maps, newsletters, fliers, direct mail, print ads, outdoor, digital ads and more targeting both academic and clinical audiences. Works as a team player who is competent at producing a high volume of quality work. Obtains interdepartmental approvals and manages client approval process, to manage deadlines. Completes projects by coordinating and directing photo shoots, refining final images, working with writers and other designers and by providing critical printing information to production manager to ensure jobs are completed by deadline. Serves as a mentor to junior team members to ensure the brand is correctly communicated to all internal and external audiences. Keeps files organized, filed according to department guidelines and accessible. Inputs time and closes out jobs in a timely manner.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required in the field of graphic art/design or related plus 5 years’ experience as a graphic designer. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and print production preparation. Portfolio required if called for an interview. Advertising agency experience a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/37180/senior-graphic-designer/job?hub=6

 

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SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER

Agriculture & Volunteer Programs

Winrock / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

 

Summary:  Responsible for the management of new business and HQ support for technical, financial and operational aspects of complex projects. Leads proposal development and strategic capture opportunities. Ensures M&E management on assigned projects. Identifies strategic opportunities to position WI for upcoming NBD opportunities, presentations on unique technical methodologies, and compliance on USG awards.

 

Description:  Lead new and innovative initiatives to position WI for new areas and topics of development.  Manage large multidisciplinary projects – provide financial, technical and innovative oversight and leadership for complex projects.  Develop management approaches and analysis in conjunction with the Director and Senior Director and mentors staff on project management.  Supervise program associates, administrative staff and partner relationships.  Prepare and contribute to internal/external reports and presentations.  Serve as speaker and representative of Winrock International at conferences, as appropriate.  Lead and contribute to proposal teams, develop concept papers and contribute to new initiatives and program analysis.  Ensure staff and consultants follow WI operational policy on projects.  Participate and contribute to institutional strategic planning exercises and group level strategy, including supporting goals and objectives of the A&E work plan.  Manage all aspects of projects within the assigned portfolio as required including workplans, budgets, personnel coordination, recruiting, and mobilization.  Oversee the preparation and distribution of technical and financial reports to USAID and other interested parties and provide programmatic and budgetary analysis and reporting.  Manage assigned staff, including Chief(s) of Party.  Contribute to the technical projects as needed.  Analyze project successes to build on lessons learned.  Maintain close communication and liaison with donors to manage projects and develop new business development.  Liaise with other Winrock personnel for new business development and coordination of jointly implemented activities.  Communicate to internal and external audiences effectively across different technical areas, convening teams appropriately.  Perform related tasks as assigned.

 

Requirements:  MA or MS in international development related field.    At least 10 years of progressive, cross-sectoral project and program development experience, including 5 years of management experience. Demonstrated writing experience.  Demonstrated ability to work with public and private funding organizations.  Proven experience managing large international projects.

 

Preferred:  Field based experience preferred.  Demonstrated international experience strongly desired.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR / BOOKING AGENT

The Agency / Little Rock

 

Summary:   Arkansas’ largest and well respected, Modeling, Talent and Casting Agency (established in 1984) seeks personality and knowledge to fill this immediate, full time, entry level position with advancement opportunity.  Primary responsibilities include: updating, implementing and management of social media and marketing materials to assist in client development; basic office operations, scheduling, data entry and booking models and actors in advertising, television, fashion, film and special events.  Grow your career, utilize your abilities, creativity, education and experience in fast paced, business casual company which is located in downtown Little Rock and offers employees private, covered parking.

 

Requirements:  Education and or practical experience utilizing social media for business, proficient with Mac, Photoshop, Word and digital design, excellent communication skills, detail and deadline oriented, team player and career driven.

 

Preferred:  Experience in fashion, photography, advertising, film/video production, B2B marketing, Word Press, PR, hair/make-up, and event planning is a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.indeed.com/job/social-media-coordinator-booking-agent-d354e4fa4df8da36

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS DIRECTOR

Susan G. Komen Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Special Events Director is responsible for all administrative and logistical details of Affiliate events for fundraising and cultivation for large events, including the Komen Arkansas Race for the Cure, Komen North East Arkansas Race for the Cure and Runway for the Cure. Develops and maintains the volunteer program for events. Provides staff support for sponsorship and development of the Affiliate, special events and for Grants and Educational programs.

 

Description:  Coordinate and oversee special events by serving as the point of contact for event inquiries.  Negotiate and maintain special event contracts; ensure compliance with Komen Headquarters’ guidelines and requirements (including Race Agreement) and applicable laws.  Responsible for all logistics, operations and management of the Race and other events.  Prepare and maintain timeline for events.  Incorporate educational awareness into all events.  Initiate and secure all necessary insurance coverage.  Maintain event and other fundraising related items on the Affiliate website.  Build registration for Race annually.  Update web content on an ongoing basis.  Build new pages as needed.  Ensure all printed materials adhere to Komen Headquarters’ Branding Guidelines.  Organize and coordinate planning meetings for staff and volunteers involved in events.  Coordinate volunteers on event related activities.  Recruit volunteers and match volunteers to appropriate tasks.  Provide volunteer orientation and training and periodically evaluate the volunteer program with supervisors of the volunteers.  Maintain the volunteer database.  Work with public relations firms and media to market and promote events.  Support Development Director in implementation of Sponsorships.  Work with Sponsors at events to maximize their benefits.  Coordinate with Development Director on Sponsor’s needs.  Assist with Sponsor solicitation, if necessary.  Prepare other communications with Sponsors, if necessary.  Support Development Director, Executive Director and Board of Directors with other Affiliate projects and events as requested.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required. Background in event planning, preferably with non-profit experience. Strong organizational skills to plan, implement, and administer fundraising events and programs.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Susan-G.-Komen-Arkansas/jobs/Special-Event-Director-de13b67e3c513176?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvcOtb_UxJ0HE1BFxUbx38tT83A5NIxNLNWcgQqqEPmxD02c2HNDahkd5ecAMJIh3R-OjDOb1w5IX1b3h85QpTrA

 

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SPECIAL PROJECTS COORDINATOR & CURRICULUM SPECIALIST

Criminal Justice Institute

University of Arkansas System / Little Rock

Closing:  June 2

 

Summary:  The Special Projects Coordinator and Curriculum Specialist is responsible for developing, coordinating and/or implementing special projects and assisting with the development of education and training programs. Special projects include child abduction training programs, crisis intervention, officer safety, and law enforcement management and supervision courses as well as other special initiatives.

 

Description:  Assisting in the implementation of new training programs by developing and reviewing curricula; acting as a liaison in the enrollment process; acting as an instructor liaison by coordinating with distinguished program instructors; implementing special project budgets, strategy, goals, and timelines; assisting with the coordination and development of online curricula and providing professional assistance in matters relating to law enforcement management curriculum and instruction; and evaluating the relevancy, appropriateness and effectiveness of training delivery and materials to ensure the programs accurately reflect the needs of law enforcement and criminal justice personnel. This position has no supervisory responsibility.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s or greater Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or a related field.  Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience as a law enforcement officer with at least three (3) years at an upper management level of a law enforcement agency, with five (5) years preferred. Possess experience in the areas of training development, instruction, and project development and implementation. Possess or qualify for law enforcement instructor certification from the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training. Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements upon approval of the Director of the Criminal Justice Institute.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   http://www.cji.edu/about-us/employment/

 

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SPECIAL PROJECTS MANAGER

Road & Bridge

Pulaski County Government / Little Rock

Closing:  May 24

 

Summary:  Responsible for the preparation and dissemination of information regarding Road and Bridge services and programs to the public and implementation of communication strategies through the use of social media.

 

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Conducts public awareness presentations to increase public awareness and interest in Road and Bridge programs, events, and activities.  Maintains social media presence with regular updates on Twitter, Facebook, and other social media sites to communicate Road and Bridge and Pulaski County activities.  Takes photographs of Road and Bridge activities to post on social media sites; provides support for County projects to obtain information to enhance communication concerning County services and projects.  Develops and coordinates departmental events such as Winter Market and Litter Fighter for Road and Bridge and other Public Works Departments.  Develops strategies to inform the community of Road and Bridge services and projects including publications, brochures, press releases, etc.  Researches and recommends new growth for social media communications to effectively reach news media, external audiences, and other key constituencies in the promotion of Pulaski County services.  Develops social media content and campaigns to enhance the public response to Pulaski County social media outreach.  Manages the website communication concerning Pulaski County news and events; ensures timely and accurate provision of information.  Coordinates web projects across Pulaski County departments.  Incorporates new uses of social media into Pulaski County/departmental communications and community outreach.  Captures and analyzes data measuring public use of social media; recommends new strategies for communication techniques.  Performs other related duties as required.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Business Administration,  or a related field; considerable work experience with project management, public relations, communications, or a related area; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://pulaskiservices.com/OnlineApp/JobListingsPublic.aspx

 

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SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR

Lyon College / Batesville

 

Summary:  Lyon College seeks a sports information director to oversee all aspects of the sports information department as it relates to the promotion and publicizing of the college’s 14-varsity sport program and club sports. The information director will serve as liaison to area and state news media, prepare media guides, serve as the college contact person for all sports information concerns, and maintain sports information on the athletics website, including the dissemination of information to local, regional, national, and hometown media outlets.

 

Requirements:  Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; desktop publishing and webpage design skills; familiarity with sports and college athletics; the ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports; the ability to create, compose, and edit written materials; and familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, QuarkXpress, and/or Adobe InDesign and FrontPage Web Editor.  Individuals must be self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and able to work as a member of a team. This position requires extensive weekend and evening assignments. Occasional travel required.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.lyon.edu/sports-information-director

 

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TRAFFIC ASSISTANT

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2017-6796

 

Summary:  KAIT is seeking a positive individual with a “can do” attitude to join our sales team as the Traffic assistant. The ideal candidate should have excellent organizational skills, and be a detail oriented problem solver. Must be able to work quickly and accurately in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.

 

Description:  Work closely with account executives, and alerting them about missing traffic instructions. Work with ad agencies, creative services, master control, and our centralized traffic department to secure advertiser commercials and traffic instructions. Act as liaison between centralized traffic, sales management, and account executives. Place commercial spots in Wide Orbit and Automation system, creating and sending dub lists to master control.

 

Requirements:  Experience with high volumes of data entry is essential.  Ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator who works well under pressure, with good time management skills and a desire to learn more about the TV process. Applicants must be self-motivated and be proficient in Microsoft Office products to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Prior experience with Wide Orbit TV traffic software is preferred, but not required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6796/traffic-assistant/job

 

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UNDERGRADUATE RECRUITER

Walton College of Business

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  May 26

 

Summary:  This position will serve as the primary undergraduate recruiter for the Sam M. Walton College of Business. This will include in state and out of state recruiting events; hosting students and families during on campus visits; regularly correspond with prospective students, family members, and high school counselors; develop, implement, and maintain student databases; assist supervisor with marketing plans; and perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least one year of experience as a college recruiter.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree in higher education or other related field from an accredited institution of higher education.  Two or more years of experience as a college recruiter.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20527

 

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WEB DESIGNER

Arkansas Flag & Banner / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We are seeking someone with HTML, graphic and web design experience who has also worked with podcasts and/or YouTube. This person will be mainly responsible for designing and updating a radio show podcast page with weekly information, sending information to radio stations and media outlets, editing audio and or video for the show, social media updates and other duties as assigned.

 

Description:  Write and edit biographical information on guests.  Edit HTML code, use Dreamweaver or other software to build webpages (Not WordPress.)  Minor Photoshop work such as resizing photos, adding borders, cropping etc.  Ability to use Audacity or other audio editing software to edit audio files.  Ability to use Windows Movie Maker to make simple slide shows for YouTube a plus.  Use Facebook, Twitter and other social media outlets to promote the show to our followers.  Must be detail oriented and organized.  Only people with experience in web design, graphic design or podcasting will be considered for this position.

 

Requirements:  College degree optional if you can demonstrate the abilities with links to a portfolio, websites you’ve built or worked on, podcasts you’ve been involved with and so on.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.indeed.com/job/web-designer-podcast-experience-74c2929dda428a4f

 

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WEB PRODUCER

Family Life / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Web Producer is responsible for updating FamilyLife’s websites and associated content to deliver a premier online and on-brand experience. This position is responsible for building, uploading, and deploying digital content, ensuring smooth processes and ongoing improvements to the website. The Web Producer will help manage the integrated content workflow coming from the marketing, audio, creative and other ministry teams to insure that all requested content is flowing smoothly onto the websites.


Description:  Execute brand content; produce, develop and deploy site refreshes across our various websites; including but not limited to: building and loading banners, landing pages, homepages and other creative assets for the website and marketing materials.  Upload and manage digital assets; including but not limited to: copy, images, audio, videos.  Work with creative/marketing teams to develop new site content (banners, landing pages, etc) to enhance the user experience.  Liaise with 3rd parties to coordinate system updates and releases for Sitecore and WordPress as needed.  Provide support across site analytics, insights and testing.  Actively and intentionally grow in his / her Christian faith.  Maintain a positive witness for Christ.  Share what God is teaching him or her.  Consistently attend and participate in team / ministry devotional times.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required.  3-5 years experience managing websites.  Must have HTML and CSS skills.  Experience with PHP and MySQL coding.  Experience using Photoshop.  Demonstrate an understanding of website usability/web optimization best practices.  Experience managing Sitecore and WordPress CMS or with a similar CMS platform is required.  Ability to work well independently and under pressure, as well as be highly responsive to business needs.  Knowledge of Content Management Systems and how they work.  Knowledge of industry best-practices, including content delivery standards and usability.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://www.familylife.com/joinourteam/paid-staff

 

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WRITER / EDITOR

Family Life / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Write testimonial feature articles for FamilyLife website.  Write articles to help people improve their marriage and parenting skills.  Write additional types of content as needed (couples projects, devotionals, etc.)  Participate in planning for website articles and for the Help & Hope email.  Provide leadership for content projects as needed.

 

Requirements:  Clear and proven abilities and significant experience in writing and editing articles and biblical materials.

 

Preferred:  Journalism or writing degree.  Mature knowledge of the Bible and solid walk with God.  Desire to reach and help families.  Knowledge of biblical principles in marriage and parenting.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://www.familylife.com/joinourteam/paid-staff

Arkansas Hospital Association Seeks Director of Educational Operations

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Immediate Opening: Director of Educational Operations

The Arkansas Hospital Association has an opening for a Director of Educational Operations. This position requires a professional level of knowledge in a specialized field (i.e., education or related field), which is equivalent to that which is acquired through the completion of a regular four-year college program. Healthcare experience is desired, but not required. Meeting and event planning/organization desired. Strong computer, proofreading, time management, multi-tasking and prioritization skills needed. Some travel required.

For more information contact Lyndsey Dumas at ldumas@arkhospitals.org.

CHI St. Vincent Seeks Prevention Specialist in Hot Springs, AR

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PREVENTION SPECIALIST (SV HOT SPRINGS) ADMINISTRATION, FULL TIME, DAYS

ScheduleFull-time

JobAdministrative and Clerical

Daily ScheduleDAYS
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period80
Weekends RequiredOccasional

Primary Location

ARKANSAS-HOT SPRINGS-CHI HOSPITAL HOT SPRINGS

Job Summary: Plan, organize and coordinate prevention activities and presentations, including: trainings, workshops, conferences, luncheons, assemblies, fundraising events, and other activities.

 Qualifications:

High School Diploma required.  Bachelor’s Degree in health related or social services field preferred.

Paid or volunteer experience providing service in community programs, facilitating groups, public speaking and prevention.

Coursework or training in Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Prevention.

Valid Arkansas driver’s license and evidence of insurance.

Experience in data collection, grant writing and program evaluation preferred.

 

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers. EEO Employers F/M/Vet/Disabled

Requisition Number

2017-R0112133

CHI St. Vincent – Click to apply.

Entergy Arkansas Seeks Communications Manager

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Date: May 12, 2017

Location: Little Rock, AR, US

Primary Location: Arkansas-Little Rock
Job Function: Other
MRV Minimum Salary: $97,000.00
MRV Maximum Salary: $145,000.00
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1.00
Req ID: 70902
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

Job Summary/Purpose

Manages stakeholder understanding of opportunities and challenges of the Entergy Arkansas through proactive communications and the anticipation of significant issues by developing and implementing effective communication internally and externally, with particular focus on retail customers, regulators and employees.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Develop and execute best-in-class communication strategies for Entergy Arkansas, ensuring (1) a clear linkage to operating company business needs and objectives, and (2) alignment with the EAI president and lead team.

Develop and implement communication strategies contributing to improved customer satisfaction of EAI and that support the creation of effective regulatory constructs.

Assist in developing/executing communications strategies to support strategic imperative to grow utility earnings.

Communicate company positions on key energy, environmental and policy and regulatory issues in support of competitive rates of return and productive regulatory strategies.

Provide superior communication strategy and execution for recovery from major outages.

Ensure close coordination with EAI public affairs and regulatory leads to ensure integrated internal and external strategies in support of the operating company business needs.

Offer counsel and guidelines to EAI management for dealing with the media and advise departments seeking publicity in support of their efforts.

Stay abreast and be an avid learner of new trends in digital and social media, and emerging technologies and incorporate into communications strategies and plans.

Ensure talent development through effective performance reviews, knowledge sharing and career opportunities. Provide inspirational vision with strategic clarity for optimal implementation and a safe and engaging work environment.

Create and sustain a safe work environment by promoting a culture of safety. Anticipate and manage issues and mitigate risk associated with them. Provide a rewarding, engaging and diverse work environment for employees. Ensure talent development through effective performance reviews, knowledge sharing and career opportunities. Demonstrate value for the communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

Typically requires a college or university degree in related field or the equivalent work experience

Minimum experience required of the position

7+ years

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test.  The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions.  Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests, Logon ID:  entergy, password:  practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock
Job Segment: Communications, Law, Manager, Marketing, Legal, Management

More info at entergy.com.

St. Luke UMC Offers Meals, Groceries to Kids This Summer

School’s out, but the meals don’t stop. If your kids are 18 years old or younger, they can get a free meal every Monday and Thursday evening from June 1 – August 10, 2017. All they have to do is show up at St. Luke United Methodist Church between 5:30-6:30 p.m. and eat!

If your family needs some groceries to supplement their food at home, shop at the Food Pantry on Thursdays.

Interested in participating, have questions or need more info? Contact St. Luke UMC at 6401 W. 32nd St, Little Rock, Arkansas or call (501) 568-2651.

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Job Opportunities – 05/07/17

ADMINISTRATION RECEPTIONIST

Bryant School District / Bryant

Summary:  Answer inquiries and provide information to the general public, district patrons, visitors, and other interested parties regarding activities conducted in the district and the location of departments, offices, and employees within the organization.

Description:  Operate telephone system to answer, screen, or forward calls, providing information, taking messages, or scheduling appointments.  Provide information about the District, such as the locations of schools or departments, or other general information.  Process incoming and outgoing mail.  Greet persons entering establishment, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific personnel or destinations.  Schedule appointments and maintain and update appointment calendars.  Hear and resolve concerns from the public.  File and maintain records.  Receive payment and record receipts for services.  Perform administrative support tasks.  Oversees the organization and replenishing of office supplies in the workroom.  Collect, sort, distribute, or prepare mail, messages, or courier deliveries.  Process and prepare memos, correspondence, purchase orders, or other documents.  Create and process purchase orders after approval by administrators.   Maintain knowledge of central office staff member whereabouts and availability.  Order forms, nametags, business cards, and other materials as required.  Enter computer student registration information during the summer as required.  Adhere to all policies of the District.   Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent.

 

Requirements:  Associate’s Degree (two year college or technical school.)  Appropriate personal and professional conduct at all times while around students, staff members, and the general public.  Acceptable level of proficiency with computers and programs associated with the position.

 

Preferred:  Prior experience as a secretary.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://bryantschools.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=93

 

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ADVANCEMENT SERVICES COORDINATOR

Development Office

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R99830

Closing:  June 5

 

Summary:  The Advancement Services Coordinator will report to the Executive Director of Advancement Services under the direction of the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement. This position serves as a valued member of the alumni and development services team with job duties supporting accounting, gift processing, records, and prospect research for internal and external needs of the University and the University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Identify and recommend options for meeting client needs via existing resources vs. enhancing/creating systems.  Foster and maintain cooperative relationships with a wide variety of internal and external business and technical partners.  Maintain financial security by following internal controls.  Maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping financial information confidential.  Provide quality assurance for the interface between the Advance donor records system and the Blackbaud foundation ledger system and deposits.  Monitor pledges for accuracy and pledges that are expiring.  Manage the employee payroll deduction program to include but not limited to establishing pledges, communicating with employees, working with the payroll office, and applying pledge payment information received from the payroll office.  Monitor and maintain donor recurring payments via credit card or bank draft.  Scan donor documentation and receipts.  Enter alumni memberships into the Advance database.  Research various data sources to accurately update Advance database.  Collaborate with other offices to obtain data for periodic updates.  Maintain database records for all prospects and donors including the maintenance of demographic information, importation of select lists, and the batch coding of records for tracking purposes.  Ability to take material from multiple sources and present information on prospective donors in a coherent and accurate manner.  Mine internal databases, external publications, manage news alerts, and other sources to identify individual prospects for major gift solicitation assignments.  Prepare monthly pledge reminders for donors.  Perform other duties assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree and proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

 

Preferred:  Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Accounting and experience with AWA Advance.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6167

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR PUBLICATIONS, SOCIAL MEDIA & SERVICE-MITCHELL CENTER

Harding University / Searcy

 

Summary:  Under limited supervision, designs, creates, and edits the hard copy and web version of Leadership and Ministry Publications.  Works with various social media platforms to provide an interactive experience with all publications, communication and service.  The position provides administrative support for the office and Executive Director.  Under general supervision, assists directors of the Mitchell Center and Center for Family Ministries. Maintains supplies, assists with student worker scheduling. Provides assistance and support for Spring Break Missions, HU Service Central, Sync/Swim, The Experience, Church Connection Seminars, SAFE Camp Certification, Uplift Nicaragua, Harding Lectureship and Uplift.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  http://www.harding.edu/hr/jobs

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF THE ZOO

Little Rock Zoo

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Closing:  May 7

 

Summary:  Plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities, programs, and operations for assigned divisions within the Little Rock Zoo; to provide assistance to the Zoo Director with the planning and establishment of short-range and long-range goals for the Little Rock Zoo.

 

Description:  Provides assistance to the Zoo Director with the planning and establishment of short and long range goals for the Little Rock Zoo including the design and implementation of a Zoo master plan for redevelopment and a long-range strategic business plan; forecasts workloads, budgetary and staffing needs.  Plans, directs, manages, and oversees the activities, programs, and operations for assigned Divisions.  Evaluates and monitors the performance, efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods for assigned Departmental Divisions; conducts program evaluation and feasibility studies; identifies opportunities for improvement and recommends course of action to Director for improving efficiency and effectiveness; directs the implementation of improvements.  Develops and implements a comprehensive public relations and marketing strategy for the Zoo to include monitoring of messages and communications to ensure consistent application of market and brand integrity throughout the Department; reviews and approves internal and external marketing materials of other Zoo Divisions prior to the dissemination of materials.  Investigates operational and administrative problems and complaints; reports finding and recommends solutions to Director; conducts program evaluation and feasibility studies on Departmental operations and recommends course of action to Director for improving efficiency and effectiveness of Departmental programs.  Serves as administrative liaison between the Department and other City departments and the general public; plans and organizes meetings with citizens, City officials, and department staff to discuss Departmental project activities.

Prepares, reviews, and presents reports, various management and information updates, and reports on special projects as assigned by the Zoo Director.

Answers questions, provides information in response to citizen complaints and requests for information relating to assigned division operations, projects, and activities.  Serves as Departmental liaison regarding governmental affairs with various city, state, local and federal agencies in coordination with the Intergovernmental Relations Manager; works with the Intergovernmental Relations Manager to solicit government appropriated funds for the Zoo and to address other legislative priorities.  Prepares tentative annual budget figures for the Department by compiling information received from Division Managers; reviews budget and submits to Director for final approval; monitors the Departmental budget by reviewing monthly budget reports to ensure budgeted amounts are not exceeded;  works with the Department of Finance and Zoo Director on revenue forecasting and expense budgeting and allocating funding for various Departmental activities and programs; assists in the review and approval of all budget transactions.  Drafts departmental policies and procedures for review by the Director.  Conducts research and assess feasibility and opportunities for creating programs and projects, including new program and new technology development, prepares statistical reports and recommendations for the Director.  Attends City board meetings to answer questions, provide and present information to the City Manager, Board of Directors, and citizens relating to Zoo related programs, projects and activities.  Serves as spokesperson regarding media relations for the Little Rock Zoo; prepares and delivers presentations to a variety of groups; answers questions and provides information from members of the press; determines the release of information regarding Departmental operations, special programs, events and activities.  Assigns and directs the work activities and monitors performance of assigned staff.  Oversees the Zoo Development Specialist in identifying potential sources of grant funding for various Departmental programs and activities; provides assistance to outside agencies in the application process for competitive grants; assists Zoo Development Specialist or other Zoo staff with grant submissions.  Monitors changes in laws, regulations, and procedures that may affect assigned departmental operations; implements policy and procedural changes as required.  Develops and ensures the development of communication materials to include, graphics, banners, mobile application tools, news releases, information pamphlets, media announcements, correspondence, press releases, fact sheets and other informational material for Zoo programs, activities and events. Conducts and develops materials for Zoo orientation for new employees relating to Departmental guidelines, policies, and procedures; conducts and develops materials for or coordinates Departmental customer service training for all Zoo employees.  Develops, coordinates and disseminates various customer satisfaction surveys designed to improve the Little Rock Zoo; compiles information and analyzes data and makes recommendations to Director of the Zoo.  Develops, implements, and administers a conservation action plan for the Zoo; coordinates Conservation Action Committee activities; works with Zoo Divisions to ensure assigned operations are in compliance with Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) standards for conservation.  Directs Departmental activities in the absence of the Director.  Establishes and maintains hard copy and computer files and records of Departmental public information activities and other assigned projects.  Operates a computer with spreadsheet and word processing software in the performance of essential functions.  Operates an automobile in the performance of essential functions.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Biology, Zoology or a related area, four (4) years of managerial or administrative experience in planning and directing programs, or a related area, and two (2) years of supervisory experience which includes the supervision of management-level personnel.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/littlerock/classspecs/1062092

 

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ASSISTANT TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR

Bryant School District / Bryant

 

Summary:  The Assistant Technology Director’s primary goal is to assist the Technology Director in management and maintenance of components, programs, and personnel associated with the technology program.

 

Description:  Assist with management of all operations within the Technology Department.  Participate in planning for both building level and district-wide technology applications.  Coordinate the purchase of hardware and software among schools and district offices.  Perform/supervise the installation and maintenance of all hardware and software in the district. Install systems in accordance with accepted procedures and best practices.  Plan and implement a program for periodic replacement of computer hardware when it becomes outdated or obsolete.  Maintain procedures for inventory and tracking of computer hardware.  Provide appropriate staff development for instructional and support staff as needed to implement computer education programs and/or administrative applications.  Serve as a resource person for central office computer applications, including financial programs, as needed.  Promote and coordinate community support for computer education.  Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.  Assist with data backups and disaster recovery operations.  Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary.  Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware.  Configure, monitor, and maintain email applications or virus protection software.  Operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.  Design, configure, and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system software.  Monitor network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future.  Confer with network users about how to solve existing system problems.  Research new technologies by attending seminars, reading trade articles, or taking classes, and implement or recommend the implementation of new technologies.  Analyze equipment performance records to determine the need for repair or replacement.  Implement and provide technical support for voice services and equipment, such as private branch exchange, voice mail system, and telecom system.  Maintain an inventory of parts for emergency repairs.  Recommend changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determine hardware or software requirements related to such changes.  Gather data pertaining to district needs, and use the information to identify, predict, interpret, and evaluate system and network requirements.  Assist with training in computer system use.  Coordinate with vendors and with district personnel to facilitate purchases.  Perform routine network startup and shutdown procedures, and maintain control records.  Maintain logs related to network functions, as well as maintenance and repair records.  Coordinate with Contractors/Consultants on district projects involving technology. Verify district technology documentation is accurate and up to date.  Assist with E-rate funding requests and filings, and meet all pertinent deadlines.  Adhere to all policies of the District.  Perform other duties as assigned by the Technology Director.

 

Requirements:  Associate’s Degree (two year college or technical school) in Information Technology or related field.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s Degree (four year college or technical school) in Information Technology or related field.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://bryantschools.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=97

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING

Institutional Advancement

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-36137

Closing:  May 16

 

Summary:  Working under the direction of the Director of Annual Giving, the Associate Director of Annual Giving will develop and implement a robust, multi-channel annual giving strategy to address college priorities using direct mail, personal solicitations and e-solicitations to effectively solicit alumni, faculty and students. The initial strategy of this position will be to use the College of Health Professions, the UAMS college with the highest number of alums, to develop a best practice annual fund model that could be replicated for other colleges in the future. The Associate Director of Annual Giving will also manage the renewal process for annual giving society donors and an annual Day of Giving for UAMS.

 

Description:  Develop and implement a robust, multi-channel annual giving strategy to address college priorities using direct mail, personal solicitations and online strategies for effective solicitation of alumni, faculty and students.  Oversee all reunion solicitation mailings.  Manage all-college phonathons, thankathons, etc.  Manage renewal process for all annual giving societies across UAMS including printing and mailing of renewal statements and reminders, along with processing associated gifts as they are received.  Working with unit staff, manage the recruitment of new members to UAMS annual giving societies.  With direction from Director of Annual Giving, implement annual Day of Giving campaign.  Working with the Director of Stewardship, coordinate specialized annual giving events including, but not limited to, Chancellor’s Circle grant awards and other stewardship/recognition activities.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field.  4 years of experience in fund raising, annual giving, marketing, membership or public relations, preferably in a higher education or health care environment.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/36137/associate-director-of-annual-giving/job

 

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ASSOCIATE PRODUCT MANAGER

Bespoke Media Group / Little Rock

 

Description:  At Bespoke Media Group we’re using the power of visual storytelling and technology to answer questions, solve problems, and create delightful experiences. We’re looking for someone with vision and passion who can contribute to big product initiatives. There are stories waiting to be told on platforms yet to be built. If you have a multidisciplinary mindset when approaching problems and use a diversity of skills to solve them, we think you’d be a great fit on our team.  You will be involved at every step of the process for strategizing and implementing client solutions-user experience research; developing user journeys; coordinating with Design, Development, and Video Production teams; conducting marketing analyses; building technology plans; and participating in the creation of the solutions themselves.

 

Requirements:  Contribute to big idea projects (custom software development, marketing automation systems, brand redesigns, multi-departmental workflow optimization.)  Work directly with Product Manager, delivering strategies and assets.  Work directly with Content Creators, Videographers, Editors, and Developers to imagine and iterate concepts.  Contribute to high-level decision-making with other team members.  Conduct user experience research and synthesize findings for team members and clients.  Design mockups and high-fidelity interfaces.  Create web solutions using a CMS or other front-end technologies.

 

Requirements:  Two or more (2+) years of project management, UI design and web design experience.  A background in design with marketing or development understanding.  Ability to think critically about strategies and vision.  Highly self-motivated and resourceful, able to work without close supervision.  Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS & Javascript.  Basic understanding of SEO, Content Marketing and Analytics.  Basic familiarity with marketing automation, sales funnel optimization.  Excellent communication skills-you need to be able to clearly articulate your decisions to team members and clients.

 

Preferred:  You have been exposed to front-end frameworks like Vue, React, Angular.  You use leading-edge design software like Sketch, Figma or Invision.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Bespoke-Video-Production/jobs/Associate-Product-Manager-c2403a7a7a1583cc?q=company%3ABespoke

 

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE

Access Control Devices, Inc. (ACDI) / Little Rock

 

Summary:  ACDI is seeking dynamic and motivated ​people to join our Business Development Americas team. We are looking for individuals that are ready to enter a high paced environment with lots of challenges and must have a desire to begin their career in the ever-changing world of technology and business​.  The Business Development Representative will be responsible for developing and managing a sales pipeline consisting of our existing book of business as well as recruiting new opportunities.  The Business Development Representative will be tasked with building and maintaining relationships with senior management and executive teams of prospective accounts, with an end goal of selling the complete ACDI solutions portfolio. The Business Development Representative will be based at the ACDI Headquarters in Little Rock.

 

Requirements:  College graduates that are target driven and results orientated with a passion for social media for business (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat).  Strong ability to handle objections.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to explain complex concepts in a simple manner.  Demonstrated track record of success in a sales role or cold calling would be advantageous.  Experience in data analysis, either professional experience or through your education.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.acd-inc.com/careers/businessdevelopment/

 

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

ACLU of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas seeks an articulate, flexible and seasoned Communications Director.  This is a new position, and an opportunity to create the first comprehensive communications strategy for the ACLU of Arkansas. The Communications Director reports to the Executive Director and will play a key role in bolstering the ACLU-AR’s visibility across the state. He or she will set and guide the strategy for all external communications to consistently articulate the mission of the ACLU-AR, reinforce the ACLU brand, and position the organization as the source for information about constitutional rights and civil liberties in Arkansas.  She or he will work closely with the Legal and Development Directors on a variety of strategic initiatives, increase public awareness and appreciation of civil liberties, advocate for positive changes in the civil liberties landscape, and engage supporters in achieving our mission. This leadership team and the Executive Director together plot the future of the ACLU of Arkansas.

 

Description:  Strategy – Identify specific communications goals for the ACLU of Arkansas, develop plans and strategies to reach them, and measure progress.  Determine appropriate communications tactics to disseminate ACLU news; promote our legal, legislative and public education work; publicize events and broaden ACLU audiences.  Media Relations – Handle all aspects of media relations: write and disseminate press releases and advisories; cultivate and maintain media contact lists for different issues; pitch stories to targeted reporters; field media requests; draft talking points; arrange interviews with ACLU spokespeople, and coach spokespeople on media skills.  Digital Communications – Manage the online presence of the ACLU-AR. Lead staff in generating content that is engaging, up-to-date, and results in measurable action.  Develop and manage posting of content to ACLU-AR’s digital channels, including the web site, social media, currently Facebook and Twitter.  Print Materials – Manage development, distribution, and maintenance of all print collateral, including, newsletters, brochures, an annual report, event invitations and promotional items.  Provide editorial and design direction; handle quality control and proofreading; oversee production; and create and implement distribution plans.  Community Outreach – Assist with initiating and strengthening relationships with organizations and leaders who are aligned with the ACLU’s mission and purpose. Identify opportunities for community outreach and mobilize volunteers to represent the ACLU-AR through tabling activities.  Communications Team –  Work with the Office Manager on managing relationships with vendors such as designers and printers. Train and volunteers as needed.  Professional Development – Attend national and regional ACLU training and staff conferences.  Miscellaneous –  Perform other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing or public relations preferred.  Minimum of 5 years of experience and demonstrated success in communications or related field, preferably in the nonprofit sector.

Excellent writing and editing skills for both print and online audiences; strong verbal communication skills. Proven ability to transform complex ideas into exciting and useful messages, and disseminate information to targeted audiences through the right channels.  Ability to translate complex issues into language that is accessible to the average person.  Experience developing and implementing communications strategies.  Demonstrated success directing media campaigns, writing press releases, handling press contacts, and training/coaching spokespersons. Knowledge of Arkansas media preferred.  Creativity, aptitude and familiarity with using interaction design in website and social media management. Proficiency with digital content management systems.  Experience overseeing the design and production of publications and other print materials.  Solid computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and internet research.  Commitment to working with shared leadership and with diverse groups; this includes staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, clients and the public.  Flexibility and strong time management and multi-tasking skills: ability to implement multiple projects simultaneously, manage tight deadlines and unexpected tasks as they arise.  Entrepreneurial attitude conducive to creating and implementing new initiatives.  Maturity, professionalism, strong work ethic, and commitment to excellence and accuracy.  A demonstrated commitment to civil liberties and social justice.  Ability and commitment to work odd hours on an ad hoc basis in order to get the job done.  Must have a vehicle and the flexibility to travel; overnight stays may be possible (expenses paid by the ACLU.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Email letter of interest, resume, a traditional writing sample and an online content sample (subject line – “Communications Director Position”) to:  admin@acluarkansas.org.

 

https://www.acluarkansas.org/en/jobs/were-hiring-communications-director-aclu-arkansas

 

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Hendrix College / Conway

 

Summary:  Hendrix College is currently seeking a Communications Director to develop and execute consistent messaging to support the College’s alumni and constituent engagement, brand and reputation management and campaign fundraising goals.

 

Requirements:  Degree in journalism, public relations or similar field preferred.  Five years of relevant experience.  Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.  Proficient in Microsoft Office and social media tools.  Proven ability to set goals and meet deadlines.  Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.  Ability to discern audience and communications objectives for multiple campus partners.  Appreciation for integrated, simplified processes that conserve human and capital resources and yield significant results.  Discretion and strict maintenance of confidentiality are essential.  Excellent telephone etiquette and interpersonal skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  https://www.hendrix.edu/jobs/

 

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COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

VCC Communications – Editing Staff

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. ID:  2017-36720

Closing:  May 12

 

Summary:  The Communications Manager for the Myeloma Institute will develop, implement and manage internal communications programs for the Myeloma Institute using all forms of communication to accomplish the various projects ranging from print, web, email and events to interpersonal communication.

 

Description:  This consists of newsletters, patient guides, videos, power point presentations, speaking points, professional education activities and special events including internal and external health screenings and support for news conferences and media interviews as well as developing and implementing a social media campaign. The position will sit on various staff, donor and volunteer committees as assigned by the director of the Myeloma Institute. The position will serve as the myeloma institute’s representative in the office of communications and marketing for external communications and support the guidelines to ensure all communication pieces are produced correctly.  The position will also serve as the representative for marketing and work with the Director of Marketing on Myeloma projects.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s in Communications, Business or related plus seven (7) years work experience in the field of communications and public relations.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/36720/communications-manager/job

 

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COMMUNITY MARKETING COORDINATOR

Life Strategies Counseling, Inc. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for planning, development and implementation of all of the Organization’s marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal. Oversees development and implementation of support materials and services in the area of marketing, communications and public relations both internally and externally.

 

Description:  Responsible for creating, implementing and measuring the success of a comprehensive marketing, communications and public relations program that will enhance the Organization’s image and position within the marketplace and the general public.  Facilitate internal and external communications, marketing and public relations activities and materials including publications, media relations, and client acquisition.  Ensure articulation of Organization’s desired image and position, assure consistent communication of image and position throughout the Organization, and assure communication of image and position to all constituencies, both internal and external.  Responsible for editorial direction, design, production and distribution of all Organization publications.  Coordinate media interest in the Organization and ensure regular contact with target media and appropriate response to media requests in conjunction with Administration.  Act as the Organization’s representative with the media, in conjunction with Administration.  Coordinate the appearance of all Organization print and electronic materials such as letterhead, use of logo, brochures, etc.  Maintain a climate that attracts, retains and motivates top quality personnel.  Develop reports to monitor and verify the success of the marketing initiatives.  Stay current on trends in the marketplace.  Assist in marketing for recruitment and to internal customers  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  BS degree and five (5) years related experience.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.lscihelp.com/careers/job-search/community-marketing-coordinator/

 

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CONTENT MARKETING ASSISTANT  (part-time)

Bespoke Media Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  At Bespoke Media Group we’re using the power of visual storytelling and technology to answer questions, solve problems, and create delightful experiences. We’re looking for someone with creativity and passion who can contribute to big product initiatives. There are stories waiting to be told on platforms yet to be built. If you have a multidisciplinary mindset when approaching problems and use a diversity of skills to solve them, we think you’d be a great fit on our team.  You will create content with the Product Management team and be involved in the process for strategizing and implementing client solutions-user experience research, implementing content strategies, creating and aggregating creative assets for use in digital campaigns, writing and producing downloadable content and blog content, and more. Without your marketing efforts, our clients’ website visitors have no reason to convert into leads or customers.

 

Description:  Create one to two (1–2) free resources each month to drive leads, subscribers, awareness, and/or other important metrics (examples include ebooks, whitepapers, infographics, guides, templates, etc.)  Blog on an ongoing basis to support and promote your offers and to attract site visitors through search, social media, and email subscribers.  Grow our subscriber base by providing them with regular, helpful content that’s aligned with their needs and interests.  Collaborate with designers, product marketers, sales professionals, and external influencers and industry experts to produce relevant content that meets the needs of both key stakeholders and our audience.  Convince others that your creative ideas are worth investing time and effort in. This role is at the core of the marketing team, and others will rely on your work every single day.

 

Requirements:  Two or more (2+) years of project management, creative writing, and marketing experience.  Past experience building audiences either online or offline.  Ability to think critically about strategies and vision.  Highly self-motivated and resourceful, able to work without close supervision.  Basic understanding of SEO and Analytics.  Basic familiarity with marketing automation, sales funnel optimization.  Excellent communication skills-you need to be able to clearly articulate your decisions to team members and clients.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Creative Writing.  Experience with photography, videography, graphic design, and/or web development a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Bespoke-Video-Production/jobs/Content-Marketing-Assistant-644da92f62ccaeeb?q=company%3ABespoke

 

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COORDINATOR OF COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

Hendrix College / Conway

 

Summary:  The Hendrix Coordinator of Community Partnerships will promote, across the campus, connections with diverse community partners and will assist various Hendrix offices in developing clear pathways for student engagement with a focus on internships. Further, the Coordinator will work to provide maintenance of such partnerships, ensuring their sustainability and mutual benefit. Finally, the Coordinator will also provide logistical support for a broad range of engaged learning activities with community partners.

 

Description:  Work with various offices and initiatives on campus to identify opportunities for engagement with local and regional community partners.  In conjunction with collaborating offices, coordinate mutually-beneficial relationships with community partners ranging from volunteer opportunities to internships.  Develop and expand connections and strategic partnerships.  Assist students in making connections with community partners, including assisting with those working on Odyssey projects.  Provide support for faculty in efforts to identify partners for community-based learning, action research and service-learning.  Promote diversity and inclusion by developing and supporting programming opportunities that foster understanding among members of the Hendrix community and partner community members and organizations.  Other duties and activities to support broad community engagement at Hendrix.

 

Requirements:  Masters degree in a field related to community engagement or career services is preferred. Five years of experience working in community engagement and community partnerships.  Rich understanding of engaged, community-based, and service learning pedagogies.  Experience in the liberal arts environment.  Established relationships with and a knowledge of a range of businesses, governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations in Central Arkansas and/or the state of Arkansas are a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  https://www.hendrix.edu/jobs/

 

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COORDINATOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Jacksonville-North Pulaski School District / Jacksonville

Closing:  May 12

 

Summary:  The Coordinator Human Resources will lead the District in all hiring, recruitment, allocations, staffing, personnel policies, salary structures, background checks and accrediation reports regarding personnel.  This position is responsible for confidential and highly complex duties. The scope of responsibility is significant and confidential. The Coordinator ensures compliance with a wide variety of procedures, laws and Board policies and is able to communicate this information with others.

 

Description:  Communicates with employees, departments, administrators, applicants and the public for the purpose of providing information and assistance concerning employment, procedures, personnel records and related legal requirements.  Ensures all teacher records include appropriate licensure and ALPs per Arkansas rules.  Coordinates new employee processing/orientation for the purpose of providing pertinent information regarding employment with the District.  Coordinates FMLA, worker’s compensation, unemployment, etc.  Establishes payroll procedures, Dept. of Workforce services, and employee contracts with the Business Office.  District contract for the vendor of the Substitute teacher system.  Coordinates all disciplinary actions with district supervisors.  Maintains confidential files and records that may include seniority lists, salary information, absences and leaves, etc.  Coordinates with the the Desegregation officer on all personnel reports. Provides editorial assistance in preparing, producing and disseminating publications related to employment, staffing and other personnel topics.  Maintains personnel records, employee evaluations, personnel transactions, EEO information and selected employee information including transfers, changes of status and prepares reports as requested.  Maintains the online (TalentEd) application system and the record keeping system.  Learns, interprets, and applies pertinent employment federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations including administrative and departmental policies and procedures.  Responds to written and verbal inquiries from a variety of internal and external sources (e.g. teachers, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving problems, providing information and/or referring to appropriate personnel and/or identifying the relevant issues and recommending or implementing a remediation plan.  Represents the District at recruitment fairs to help attract quality candidates for employment.  Works in cooperation with supervisors to assure required degrees, licenses, credentials and tests for licensed staff are obtained in compliance with state regulations and District policy.  Processes and completes personnel forms as necessary on new and terminating employees, ensuring that employees have appropriate credentials, licenses, examinations, etc.  Works collaboratively with Business Office to ensure data bases are maintained accurately and individual payroll changes are made.  Maintains central personnel filing system, including salary changes, anniversary dates, vacation, sick leave, credentials for licensed staff, etc.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and five years of successful experience as a human resources official are required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jnpsd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=216

 

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DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

Wildwood Park for the Arts / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Wildwood Park for the Arts’ Development Assistant provides detailed and organized administrative support within the development department which secures donor funds and philanthropic resources to support the Park’s programming, facilities and green space. Additionally, the position recruits and manages volunteers for Wildwood and serves as the liaison for the Board of Directors.

 

Description:  Accurately tracks philanthropic requests to and receipts from individuals, foundations and organizations.  Manages and accurately updates the donor and pledge databases in Ovation and other formats, sending correspondence from the organization to donors and prospective donors in both electronic and hard formats in a timely manner.  Maintains the grant application calendar.  Organizes and generates all development mailings.  Processes annual giving and membership appeals and renewals.  Researches business/corporate and individual fundraising prospects. Drafts proposals, grants, reports or other development documents. Organizes and calendars meetings with prospects upon request. Manages recruiting and fulfillment of volunteers for events, regularly occurring volunteer duties, and episodic duties.  Tracks volunteer hours and serves as lead staff for organizing the Park’s annual volunteer recognition event.  Serves as correspondent and calendar manager for members of the Board of Directors.  Records minutes and submits timely reports of meetings of the Board of Directors.  Serves with other staff members in supporting special events, festivals, presentations and productions at Wildwood and takes on additional assignments as requested by management.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree is required, with communications, public relations, business or other related areas preferred.

 

Preferred:  Two or more years of experience in nonprofit arts organizations, sales and/or development experience.

 

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

 

Mary Bea Gross, Development Officer

marybea@wildwoodpark.org

 

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Susan G. Komen Ozark / Springdale

 

Summary:  The Development Officer (DO) is responsible for planning and leading all revenue development activities for the Affiliate. The position is responsible for ensuring the success and diversification of revenue development strategies with emphasis on annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, third party events, foundation support, national programs and special events, including Race for the Cure.  This position requires an ability to build strong relationships with individual and corporate donors, advertising and marketing agencies, vendors, the Board of Directors, volunteers, sponsors and colleagues. This individual is committed to the Susan G Komen mission and will be charged with identifying creative and sustainable donor development programs which will enable the Affiliate to capitalize on diverse revenue channels with a donor-centric focus.

 

Description:  Plan, design, implement, and analyze all fundraising activities of the Affiliate.  Working with the Executive Director, key staff and Board members, implement long range revenue development plan.  Oversee the identification, research, cultivation, solicitation, acknowledgment and stewardship of donors at all levels.  Prepare for and personally solicit gifts at all levels, in conjunction with staff and key volunteers.  Coordinate gift solicitations by Executive Director, Board members and key stakeholders and train as appropriate.  Serve as the staff liaison to the volunteer event committees.  Oversee the donor management system to ensure ongoing accuracy within the system; work in close contact with other development, financial and administrative staff to achieve this objective.  Work with event staff to ensure corporate sponsorship goals for the Race are met, including, but not limited to, prospect identification, cultivation and solicitation of new corporate sponsorships, stewardship and maintenance of current corporate sponsors.  Work closely with development staff at Komen Headquarters to ensure coordination on revenue development activities.  Work with leadership volunteers and staff to ensure Affiliate revenue development events, including Race for the Cure, 3rd party and national initiatives are executed to maximize optimal success within current resources.  Work with Executive Director to shape public outreach activities including public relations, marketing communications, stewardship and special events (Race for the Cure, 3rd party events, website, newsletter, annual report, etc.)  Maintain involvement with external organizations and professional groups that may provide continuing education and/or opportunities to build long-term relationships with donors/supporters.  Support Executive Director and Board of Directors with other Affiliate projects and events as requested.  Ensure all commitments to donors are fulfilled and that strong relationships are maintained.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree required.  Minimum of five (5) years professional experience including responsibility for revenue development and a proven track record in professional revenue development.  Strong organizational skills to plan, implement, and administer revenue development events and programs.  Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and public speaking skills.  Interpersonal skills and ability to work well with a diverse population.  A high degree of integrity that garners the trust and respect of others.  Dedication to principles of inclusion.  A record of planning and supporting growth.  A professional nature with the ability to meet deadlines and quickly establish priorities.  Organizational skills with thoroughness, timeliness, and detail when working under pressure.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint.)  Prior experience working with or reporting to a Board of Directors.  Ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

http://komenozark.org/about-us/contact-us/development-officer/

 

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DIGITAL SALES SPECIALIST

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 Marketing Solutions is seeking a detail-oriented individual to join our sales department as Digital Sales Specialist.  This person will work strategically with our sales staff to generate creative solutions that deliver customer results through our digital assets as well as monitor campaign performance. The individual must possess knowledge of SEM and SEO, social media management and marketing, and display advertising sales and design across desktop and mobile platforms.

 

Description:  Oversees all aspects of digital campaign development and fulfillment.  Monitor and optimize digital campaigns, and make customer recommendations ensuring client objectives are met.  Generate performance reports and create campaign summaries.  Support sales with developing creative multimedia recommendations through research and marketing insights, to meet customers’ expectations while utilizing our digital product suite.  Assist Account Executives with presentations to communicate recommendations to clients.  Attend sales calls, if needed, as the digital expert on our product offerings.  Set up new customer accounts, contracts, order entry and revisions, creative development, and management of digital sales inventory.

 

Requirements:  Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.  Ability to multitask, manage multiple assignments and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team-oriented environment.  Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Photoshop.  Knowledge of display advertising sales and design, SEM, SEO and social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Google+, Twitter and YouTube.  Avid user of social media and digital platforms.  Google Ad Words Certified a plus.  Outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships.

 

Preferred:  College degree.  Two years digital sales/support experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Digital-Sales-Specialist/J3H05D622ZTV7YLR6MY/

 

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DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING & ALUMNI MEMBERSHIP

Development Office

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R98173

Closing:  June 5

 

Summary:  Under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) for Alumni and Development, the Director of Annual giving and Alumni Membership is responsible for leading the effort to increase significantly the alumni membership functions of the Alumni Association and increasing philanthropic support for the annual fund. Major membership solicitations, such as electronic appeals, mailings, event membership drives, phone solicitations and face-to-face visits, will be monitored by the AVC as well as best practices from other alumni associations. As a staff member of the administrative area of University Advancement of UA Little Rock, the director of annual giving and alumni membership will serve on a number of teams for garnering support for the university and creating new community partnerships.

 

Description:  Responsible for reaching monthly, quarterly and annual membership acquisition goals.  Responsible for reaching monthly, quarterly and annual Annual Giving goals.  Develop, manage and monitor components of the Association budget that are related to marketing, membership recruitment and retention activities, and member benefits.  Conceptualize, design and implement all aspects of the associations’ membership acquisition and retention efforts and campaigns.  (This includes, but is not limited to, developing a detailed plan, creating promotional materials, and tracking the outcome of various efforts.)  Serve as a key staff member of the UA Little Rock Alumni Association membership and Taste of Little Rock committees.  Work with other Alumni Association and University staff in planning and implementing events intended to increase awareness of membership in the association, and collaborate with staff from other Advancement units and university departments as appropriate.  Establish relationships and work collaboratively with the appropriate representatives of the colleges/schools and other university staff to generate interest in the alumni association among alumni and current students of the university.  (This may include having an Association presence at and participation in chapter events.)  Train and supervise regular and student staff when working on membership and communications programs.  Oversee the development, and coordination of the Alumni Association marketing efforts (print, broadcast, and web.)  Research and execute techniques to design and promote the website and on-line services to all constituents.  Develop long-range membership and marketing goals and implements and evaluates all programs to meet goals.  Represent the Alumni Association and/or University at on and off-campus meetings, conferences, and seminars.  Keep up with news and trends in alumni membership methodology.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Experience and skills sufficient to market and promote an annual giving and membership dues program and/or revenue generating programs; Excellent customer service skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6168

 

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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

Methodist Family Health / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Directs marketing, advertising and public relations efforts for the MFH Foundation and the program operating entities of MFH. Supports donor development, giving programs, activities of Foundation, as well as MFH Business Development department and other MFH departments. Manages and oversees MFH web site and other social media sites and all MFH branding efforts. Responsible for all MFH external communications; assists with internal communications.

 

Description:  Design, implement and facilitate annual MFH marketing plan, in conjunction with company’s advertising agency professionals.  Adhere to all departmental and MFH policies and procedures.  Plan and administer the agency’s Communications Operations budget, to include all forms of advertising and marketing, as needed for reaching variety of MFH and Foundation audiences.  Use knowledge of Foundation and treatment program resources to craft messages that position MFH as a resource to families, treatment professionals and other constituents. Messages may take the form of press releases, strategic information or resources featured in publications and social media venues, and other marketing strategies.  Work with program administrators to compile accurate information for various venues (publications, social media, website, etc.) with emphasis on branding MFH program operations and MFH Foundation.  Responsible for editing and proof-reading all forms of media.  Oversee agency’s digital and social media marketing efforts, including website.  Maintain updated information about media outlets and personnel.  Contact appropriate members of the media, when applicable, to invite event coverage and/or solicit media sponsorships.  Notify Executive Director and CEO of scheduled media stories and appearances.  Act as contact for media inquiries and escort media during visits to MFH facilities.  Coordinate media interviews as needed.  Serve as company spokesperson, or identify, train and prepare other administrator or employee to serve as company spokesperson.  Attend events as assigned by Foundation Executive Director and photograph events as needed, securing photo consent from all appropriate persons in a timely manner, and build a photograph archive of clients with photographic consent.  Serve as speaker at various events as needed.  Collaborate with internal and external persons to maximize market penetration when promoting events, and assess needs for including all related parties for events to gain maximum impact and return on investment for event, with particular attention to local markets and local church affiliations.  Assist with and support agency’s involvement in various marketing networks including coordinating marketing activities via these relationships.  Maintain calendar of events for both Foundation and MFH Operations, using resources wisely to garner the greatest return for investment of time and expense.  Plan and implement special events (such as open houses) as needed.  Some limited travel involved.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required. Concentration in Marketing, Business, or Communications preferred.  At least five years in marketing or communications director role within professional services environment.  Strong leadership and consensus building skills; marketing management and strategic planning experience; a proven track record in developing and administering a marketing program.  Strong writing and photography skills a plus. Must be a self-starter, highly organized, and able to work well with others in the organization.  Polished presentation and interpersonal skills.  Top level business management, interpersonal, and facilitation skills.  Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows-based computer applications. Professional appearance extremely important.  Valid Arkansas driver’s license.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=mfh&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US#

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & EXTERNAL RELATIONS

Development Office

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R97579

Closing:  May 12

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6140

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & MAJOR GIFTS

Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families (AACF), a statewide nonprofit advocacy organization, seeks a full-time director of development and major gifts with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in fundraising for nonprofits. Position will be responsible for implementing and overseeing a comprehensive development plan with a focus on major gifts.

 

Description:  Develop the financial resources needed for the long-term stability of AACF by implementing and overseeing all pieces of a comprehensive development plan.  Oversee all development work, including: fundraising for Little Rock Soup Sunday, Annual Luncheon, and other special events, major gift cultivation and solicitation, annual giving, online giving, direct mail, management of donor information database, production of thank you notes, and other tasks related to development. Develop and implement a strategic comprehensive development plan to include social media, online giving, direct mail, annual giving, individual and corporate donor strategies, major donor campaign, donor recognition, donor involvement in the organization, and fundraising events.  Work with the executive director and the board of directors in establishing fundraising goals for the organization, and develop and implement a plan to meet, track, and report on the goals.  Steward existing and potential donors, keeping them informed of AACF’s work and progress through face-to-face visits, intentional follow-up, and purposeful invitations to events most meaningful to the donor.  Support the Northwest Arkansas Director by assisting with major donor visits, planning and raising money for the Northwest Arkansas Soup Sunday and other special events, recruiting major donors through direct solicitations, and identifying prospective new donors.  Electronically communicate regularly with all donors and supporters about AACF’s mission, results, and opportunities for giving.  Research possible major donors and incorporate those potential donors into the fundraising plans.  Supervise the part-time development associate and part-time special events coordinator.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with five or more years of experience in fundraising for nonprofits.

 

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

 

Jennifer Keith Ferguson, Deputy Director

jferguson@aradvocates.org

 

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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

City of Maumelle / Maumelle

 

Summary:  The City of Maumelle is accepting applications for the position of Director of Finance. This position reports directly to the City Clerk-Treasurer and the Mayor. The general purpose of the position is to perform responsible management and administrative work directing and coordinating the varied functions of the City’s Finance Department. Work involves administering the central accounting system and data processing functions of the City.

 

Description:  Financial statement preparation, present financials monthly to City Council, assure compliance with government accounting rules applicable to municipalities and with City purchasing guidelines and approves disbursements for goods and services within budget appropriations, manage the acquisitions of capital assets and ensure assets are properly recorded, amortized and disposed of, as appropriate, facilitate the preparation of the City’s entire annual budget, prepare federal payroll tax and state unemployment, tax forms and make all payroll tax payments, manage and coordinate human resources and administrative functions including personal administration and payroll, serves as financial advisor to the City Council, Mayor and management, act as Information Technology officer for the City, directs the audit firm in preparation of audit, prepares the Comprehensive Annual Financial Statement in conjunction with the city’s independent audit for submission to the Government Finance Officers Association for annual financial award, reconcile bank and investment accounts, directs the Treasury collection activity and custody of public funds, oversees the investment of City funds and the payment of bond obligations, manage the City cash flow, plans, evaluates, and directs departmental policies, programs and operations related to the financial and budgetary activities of the City government, and other duties and tasks assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree from a four year college or university and five (5) years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Also, must have four (4) years managerial experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://maumelle.org/index.php/employment-opportunities.html

 

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DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES / AAP OFFICER

River Town Bank / Dardanelle

 

Summary:  The Director of Human Resources/AAP Officer is responsible for administering the process for newly hired employees, terminated employees, benefits, training, employee performance appraisals, salary ranges, employee corrective counseling, policy revisions, processing payroll changes, employee communications, etc.  As the Bank’s Affirmative Action Plan Officer, (AAP Officer) this person is responsible for maintaining, annually updating and publicizing the Bank’s Affirmative Action Plan. Ensures the Bank is in compliance with the most recent AA and EEO laws and based on collective information; ensures that women, minorities or individuals with disabilities are not being discriminated against in the workplace.  The position of Director of Human Resources/AAP Officer is expected to provide leadership, training and guidance to all bank personnel. Assures compliance with all Bank policies and procedures, as well as applicable state and federal banking regulations.

 

Description:  Administers employee health and wellness plans, ensures they are in accordance with federal and state regulations and plan provisions are followed; resolves benefit-related problems and ensures effective utilization of plans.  Effectively communicates benefit information, policy changes, payroll issues, etc. to all staff.  Maintain a Position Control of all positions within the bank to assist in keeping track of job placement and FTEs, which in turn affects the budget.  Advertise for open positions, conduct interviews to recruit the right candidate, initiates the new hire pre-screening process by following policy and procedure when it comes to criminal/credit checks.  Maintain all databases with accurate employee information; maintain active and terminated employee files.  Process payroll changes bi-weekly to ensure paychecks are accurate and benefit premium deductions are held out correctly; maintains accurate record keeping of all employee’s time off requested.  Develops, implements and maintains job descriptions on all positions within the bank.  Administer an Annual Performance Evaluation process; offer support to management in discussing expectations to employees.  Provides coaching to personnel in establishing growth, sales and profit objectives for the bank; provides input to these objectives and to the manner in which performance will be measured and controlled.  Makes certain all bank operations are performed in accordance with established Bank policies and procedures; makes recommendations for changes/improvement/disciplinary action, as appropriate.  Interacts with senior management to further expand existing customer relationships and develop new contacts.  Research competitor banks in the area to determine appropriate salary ranges for all positions; suggest adjustments/merit increases to senior management, where necessary and when budget allows.  Attends and participates in weekly Management Meetings.  Gathers and calculates data and prepares a variety of monthly, quarterly and annual reports for management; ensures reports are accurate, complete and prepared on schedule.  Assures audit compliance through the development, implementation and maintenance of policies, procedures and other related documentation; recommends improvements and corrective actions to increase efficiency and improve productivity, where necessary.  Actively participates in community organizations and activities in a manager which reflects favorably on the Bank.  Assist senior management in developing strategies, budgets, policies and procedures; initiative to organize events and accomplish the desired objective.  Maintain, annually update and publicize the Bank’s Affirmative Action Plan and periodically review the Bank’s progress in eliminating underutilization.  Develop or assist in the development of programs to eliminate any adverse impact practices discovered in the employment system.  Design, implement and monitor quality assurance and reporting systems to measure program effectiveness and determine where progress has been made and where further action is needed.  Administer the required forms; Workers with Disabilities, the Vietnam Era Veterans Programs, and the Discrimination Complaint Resolution Process.  Review procedures or plans covering layoffs, retirements, termination, demotions and disciplinary actions of employees to ensure such actions do not have an adverse impact on women and minority groups.  The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.  All other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and/or a minimum of 3 years prior experience in related field is preferred.  Must be able to pass background and credit history check and have positive business references.  Advanced experience, knowledge and training in progressively responsible bank management or supervisory activities.  Mastered knowledge of human resources, labor laws, related state and federal laws and regulations, as well as other Bank policies and procedures.  Excellent social skills to interact with all levels of personnel on matters of a confidential and/or sensitive nature.  Advanced skills in computer terminal and personal computer operation; mainframe computer system, word processing, spreadsheet and specialty software programs.  Intermediate experience knowledge and training in all operational and lending activities and terminology.  Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to provide leadership, supervision and training for all employees, using positive supervisory techniques to ensure maximum productivity; demonstrated ability in organization and delegation skills.  Proven ability to effectively train and instruct others in a formal classroom of one-on-one environment.  Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions, train personnel, write reports, correspondence, policies and procedures in a clear and precise manner.  Excellent leadership qualities; ability to coach/reprimand/delegate.  Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to deal with complex problems involving multiple facets and variables in non-standardized situations.  Ability to gather and analyze information, provide forecasts and make projections based on available statistical and historical data; be able to communicate and present ideas and opinions to all levels of management.  Current driver’s license and a vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage in the course of performing assigned duties and responsibilities.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://rivertownbank.applicantharbor.com/jobmainlist.php?a=m

 

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DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & ALUMNI AFFAIRS
College of Business

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  P98031

Closing:  May 12

 

Summary:  The College of Business at the University of Arkansas – Little Rock invites applications for the position of Director of Marketing and Alumni Affairs. This position reports to the Dean of the College of Business. The role of Director for Marketing and Alumni Affairs is to ensure a continued marketing campaign for the academic college and the Arkansas Economic Development Institute (AEDI); promote the academic college to alumni, the business and AACSB communities; promote the services of AEDI to economic development constituents, government and the public at large; and engage alumni in the life of the college. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Create and implement marketing campaigns to position AEDI in the economic development community.  Provide communication plan for the academic college that includes e-newsletters, social media, and print for various constituents.  Work with University Communications to insure campaigns are within the branding strategy of the University.  Reach out and engage COB alumni in the life of the college.  Engagement is based on time, treasure, and talent of the alumni and the objectives and mission of the college.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field.  Two (2) years of experience in marketing and/or selling.

 

Preferred:  Digital marketing experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6083

 

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DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & PROMOTIONS

Athletics

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

 

Description:  Develop and implement comprehensive marketing/sales plans to increase attendance at all home athletic events.  Create and organize advertising campaigns, in coordination with University PR/Marketing.  Coordinate and manage game day event operations, including, but not limited to the direction and supervision of all in-game promotions, Game day scripts, marketing efforts and fulfilling all corporate sponsorship elements.  Assume game management duties as assigned.  Help with social media campaigns.  Oversee and implement all ticketing sales campaigns as it relates to coordinating season and game day tickets.  Assist and manage the marketing and promotional aspects of the athletics website.  Serve as a liaison to student organizations, community groups and campus departments.  Create and oversee all grassroots marketing efforts, including but not limited to organizing a “street” team and other volunteer groups to help disseminate information and generate exposure and awareness.   Perform other job-related duties as assigned.  Work with Assistant AD for External on Ticket sales plan and implementing corporate sponsorships.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Experience in marketing, promotions, coordinating special events, and developing written marketing and promotions plans.  An acceptable background check will be required of the successful applicant.  Names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3) references will be required for the successful applicant.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/3304

 

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DIRECTOR OF SALES

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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EDITOR

Sun Times / Heber Springs

 

Summary:  The Sun Times  is accepting applications for Editor. We are seeking an experienced journalist with a proven track record of excellence. The position is responsible for the management of news content for a Wednesday and Friday weekly publication, which also includes niche products, corresponding websites and social media. Ideal candidate will strive to provide the community with the compelling local news they desire in print and online. Candidate will immerse themselves into the community and initiate community outreach to better serve our readership.

 

Description:  Directs all news functions.  Works closely with the community and operating committee to develop strategies and products that best serve our readership.  Ensure top quality content in print, online and all social media posting. Generate innovative online content not limited to online forums, niche web products, video content, mobile news generation, blogging, social media and breaking news.  Publishes an editorial page that reflects concerns in community, drives conversation, and is thoughtful, provoking and challenging. Engages with community leaders and readership to better understand issues.  Works closely with circulation to identify content strategies and opportunities to develop market plans to reach and exceed digital and print readership goals.  Partner with operating committee to assist in reaching all department and company goals.  Develop, manage and adheres to department budget.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of two years journalism experience required.  The editor must have strong leadership abilities, excellent strategic planning, communication and management skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:
Ed Graves, SR Group Publisher

egraves@pbcommercial.com

 

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EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS COORDINATOR

Wildwood Park for the Arts / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Wildwood’s Educational Programs Coordinator creates and enacts initiatives for educational outreach and lifelong learning in central Arkansas and across the state through a spectrum of arts and naturalist programs that require promotion and sales, administration, and interaction with patrons and community partners.

 

Description:  Manages educational outreach programming; promotes programs with pr/marketing staff; researches, collaborates in programmatic design, and engages appropriate staffing for classes and workshops; oversees registration and daily/weekly details of schedules for classes and workshops.  Supports the Wildwood Academy of Music & the Arts (WAMA) with various tasks, which may include information dispersal, registration details, student/parent communications, accurate bookkeeping, and grant collaboration and reporting.  Sells and manages all aspects of the statewide educational tour produced by Wildwood for grades K – 5; sells, contracts, schedules, tracks bookings; creates study guides and tour collateral including e-blasts, mailings, and posters; creates daily schedules for the tour, including driving directions, booking hotels and communicating with school representatives; collects and compiles audience data for reports.  Builds and enacts strategies for group/school sales of educational events, including productions, tours and events hosted at Wildwood.  Builds educational newsletter and updates Wildwood website education pages and Wildwood Facebook and Instagram accounts.  Researches and creates with other staff various displays and activities to engage adults, children, and families during festivals.  Manages annual educational partnerships and residencies with local schools; participates in grant-writing to secure funding for projects; administers scheduling details with artists, school administrators, and teachers; administers grant details including contracts, travel arrangements, collection and recording of applicable data for reports.  Serves as liaison between partner schools and artists.  Coordinates educational tours of the park, including garden, nature, theatre and Art in the Park tours.  Works as Wildwood team member on festivals, special events, meetings and other gatherings.  Additional duties as assigned by senior management; position reports to executive director.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor degree in education, fine arts, theatre, journalism, or applicable field.  Two or more years of experience in nonprofit arts organizations, arts education, sales.

 

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

 

Leslie Golden, Executive Director

leslie@wildwoodpark.org

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT I

College of Medicine – Neurology

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-36686

Closing:  May 17

 

Summary:  The Executive Assistant provides high level administrative support to the Neurology Department Chairman and faculty.  Regularly required to resolve complex administrative problems independently.  Effectively manage all aspects of the executive’s office.  Perform tasks that are diverse and advanced.  Performs standard, advanced, confidential administrative duties that require a broad understanding, experience, and knowledge of UAMS’ policies and practice.  The duties of the Executive Assistant contribute in the effort to further the mission of UAMS: To improve the health and health care of Arkansans.

 

Description:  Provide direction and prioritization standards for the screening of the executive’s mail, email, voicemail and appointments using expert judgment and knowledge.  Anticipate executive’s needs and proactively bring together appropriate people and other resources to support the executive in addressing issues.  Prepares agendas, executive summaries and other appropriate needs for meetings and presentations.  Responsible for travel arrangements and itineraries for executive, recruits and or visitor’s.  Independently develop presentations for executive to deliver. Conduct research, develop content, and create effective presentation.  Receive and initiate extensive, regular outside contacts on behalf of the executive with executives and boards of directors of other companies, regulators, elected representatives, charitable boards, and customers.  Interpret departmental policies and procedures, making decisions on specific operating problems and issuing instructions in the name of the departmental and divisional head in accordance with departmental precedents and policies.  Plan, organize and coordinate the administrative aspects of the Executive’s office functions.  Models the Core Values of UAMS – Integrity, Respect, Diversity, Teamwork, Creativity, and Excellence in compliance with company guidelines.  Performs special project and responsibilities as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field, plus three (3) years administrative support experience preferably at the executive level;  OR, high school/GED and seven (7) years administrative support experience preferably at the executive level. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and other software  programs may be required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/36686/executive-assistant-1—com-neurology/job

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

American Heart Association / Fayetteville

Tracking Code:  7374-415

 

Summary:  We have an exciting opportunity for the Executive Director of our Northwest Arkansas division. The candidate will serve in a pivotal leadership role, and reports to the Senior Vice President. This position works with the highest-level executives in the Northwest Arkansas area.

 

Description:  Responsible for meeting specific fundraising goals in Northwest Arkansas. We are looking for someone with a competitive drive who hungers to achieve the goal.  Recruit volunteers for the Board of Directors and event leadership committees. Engage volunteers in fundraising and the AHA mission.  Accountable for providing strategic direction and management of staff in corporate fundraising and event execution.  Participate and serve as AHA representative at community and corporate functions that will provide networking and visibility opportunities and facilitate generating new business contacts.  Work under remote supervision with latitude for independent judgment and decision-making within prescribed areas of authority.  The net fundraising responsibility for this position is approximately $2.5 M. Dollars will be raised through the Heart Walk, Heart Ball, Paint the Town Red and Go Red for Women Luncheon.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.  Five or more (5+) years successful experience in sales, non-profit fundraising or similar experience.  Three or more (3+) years of managerial experience preferably with a sales team or fundraising team in a similar organization.  Direct knowledge of special event fundraising tactics essential.  Strong knowledge of the Northwest Arkansas and surrounding area business, medical and philanthropic communities.  Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management.  Proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals. Demonstrated ability to secure corporate donations through identifying and leading top level sponsorship asks. Demonstrated efforts to cultivate major donors, secure large corporate sponsorships (of $25,000 or more), and identify and secure foundation gifts. Ability to prepare and manage operating budget.  Collaborative approach to working with other internal partners, such as Health Strategies Team and Youth Market Team to help drive specific AHA cause initiatives in defined markets.  Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi task, and must also be willing and able to travel approximately 50% of the time within the Northwest Arkansas area with some over nights in nearby states for training.  Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.  Must have the ability to lift at least 20lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.  Must be proficient with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations and spreadsheets.  Must be at least 18 years old.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://heart.jobs/fayetteville-ar/executive-director-corporate-fundraising/CED0B15A69264B73B3CC17FCD5667DCA/job/

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Family Network, Inc. / Springdale

Closing:  May 12

 

Summary:  The Executive Director is the senior staff person for Family Network, Inc. The Executive Director will lead the organization and interact with the community in a professional manner while developing and maintaining relationships with staff and the Board of Directors. The Executive Director will adhere to the agency policies and procedures, as well as program requirements from private, local, state, and federal sources. The Executive Director will manage the day-to-day operations of the agency while taking direction from the Board of Directors. This is a comprehensive management position, with a wide array of duties.

 

Description:  Agency Management – Promote the vision and mission of Family Network, Inc. through strategic initiatives and outreach designed to maintain and grow the program in a context of changing funding priorities.  Assist in the long range planning for Family Network, Inc. and annually review goals and outcomes under the direction of the Board of Directors.  Continually evaluate policies and programs and inform the board about findings.  Develop and/or revise programs to best align with the mission of the agency.  Develop and revise policy under the direction of the Board of Directors.  Set project and professional goals for self and staff.  Set goals for management practices and the desired outcomes.  Program Management – Oversee, coordinate, and evaluate the programs of Family Network, Inc., including the use of performance-based assessment data.  On time submission of required reports or data for grants.  Successful management of program objectives.  Provide to the Board of Directors, at least quarterly, an Executive Director’s Report to include financial reporting, enrollment, outcomes, and other relevant program information.  Financial Management – Implement the Board of Director’s policies for the allocation and distribution of resources.  Prepare, and provide an annual budget to the Board of Directors for approval.  Administer the funds of the agency, in accordance to the budget approved by the Board of Directors.  Maintain fiscal responsibility and sound bookkeeping practices.  Provide evidence of “good financial standing” to all funding and state agencies, as required.  Provide the Board Treasurer with regular financial statements.  Personnel Management – Hire, supervise, and release staff.  Observe and evaluate ongoing staff performance(s) in a timely manner.  Train and motivate staff.  Ensure that all staff is up-to-date on required federal, state, and program training requirements.  Act as a liaison between the Board of Directors and the staff- to include communication, involvement, and policy decisions.  Set clear result-oriented goals for the staff, with realistic and measurable outcomes.  Support the goal achievement of the staff, and coach and monitor performance.  Strive for exemplary staff satisfaction and retention.  Advocacy Management – Promote community awareness of the agency’s mission through regular contacts with key community partners.  Participate in networking and community relations activities on behalf of the agency.  Facilitate monthly, social media and other technological platforms which promote the activities and /or fundraising efforts of the agency.  Identify and research funding opportunities.  Provide an annual detailed executive summary of fund development planning, resources, activities, and results.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree preferred in a human service field, such as Education, Social Work. Counseling, Child Development or Family Studies, or Business.  Bachelor’s Degree with significant leadership experience also considered.  Experience in a non-profit environment preferred, but not required. Experience working with parents and families required.  Experience with program evaluation, using performance-based assessment data, and maintaining program quality and fidelity.  Fundraising skill set and/or experience required.  Demonstrated supervisory skills, including creating organizational plans for employee growth, advancement, and development, are essential.  Excellent communication skills are required to write grant proposals, write for publication, and make presentations to parents, professionals, civic organizations, and clubs. Experience with group facilitation is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

Jennifer Henk, Ph.D.,

Family Network Board of Directors

jkhenk@gmail.com

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Regional Recycling & Waste Reduction District / Little Rock

Closing:  May 19

 

Summary:  Due to the retirement of the current Executive Director, the District is searching for a new Director.  Good management and communication skills and experience.  Budget development, execution and monitoring; prepare annual budget.  Strategic planning and implementation.  Prepare an annual report; develop needs assessment.  Oversee grant applications.  Monitor waste hauler application program.  Oversee waste tire recycling program.  Provide assistance to District board members and their staffs.  Must possess excellent communication skills (written and oral.)  Computer skills – MSWord, Excel, Outlook.  Other duties as specified in job description.

 

Requirements:  Requires a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university.

 

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

 

John N. Roberts, Executive Director

Regional Recycling & Waste Reduction District

john.roberts@regionalrecycling.org

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

SAU Foundation

Southern Arkansas University / Magnolia

 

Summary:  The Executive Director is responsible for leading the administration, programs and strategic plan of the Foundation to implement the mission of the Foundation in coordination with the mission of the University.

 

Description:  Maintain in-depth collaborative relations with the university Office of Development and the Board of Governors to provide support for initiatives of the university and to assist with donor stewardship; provide effective and timely communication and all support services necessary for the Board of Governors to function properly and make informed decisions; develop and supervise an accounting system designed to enhance the accuracy of the foundation’s reported financial results and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles, IRS non-profit regulations, and CASE guidelines; implement the policies of the Board of Governors for managing the endowed funds, distributing earnings, and reporting to donors and report on the endowment to appropriate university units; direct and maintain an efficient process of receiving and processing donations and provide detailed reports to the Office of Development; implement strategies to ensure accountability in the use of gifts in compliance with donor goals; produce periodic financial reports for donors, university offices, and the Board of Governors; manage and maintain a database of alumni, donors, and potential donors, and facilitate training for university personnel; collaborate with university staff to develop guidelines and scholarship award procedures that implement policies of the Board of Governors and university and other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred; demonstrated skills in marketing, communications, and financial planning; ability to manage financial accounts, funds/gift intake and receipting; ability to work with software to manage databases and prepare financial documents suitable for audit; commitment to public higher education; proven organizational skills and effective written and oral communication skills. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues.  Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://web.saumag.edu/human-resources/2017/05/04/executive-director-foundation/

 

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EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2017-6633

 

Summary:  KAIT has an immediate opening for Executive Producer. Applicants should have exceptional showcasing skills, strong writing, and great organizational skills for our top rated morning show. Ideal candidates must have 2-4 year experience newscast producing and some management experience is preferred. We are looking for a leader with a vision, someone who can create fast paced content for a morning show audience, and execute our strong brand across platforms both on-air and online. Responsibilities require working with show producers, staff, and managers to create and produce quality content for all platforms. Must have a proven record on reacting to breaking news; story showcasing, and must lead by example. Executive Producer must be willing to fill-in and line-produce. Qualified applicants, please apply on line with links to your work.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6633/executive–producer/job?mobile=false&width=710&height=2092&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

 

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EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

Detective Division, Little Rock Police Departmant

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Closing:  May 12

 

Summary:  Provide clerical support for the Police Department, Detective Division.

 

Description:  Receives incident reports from Detective Division personnel on a daily basis; formats and types information into a daily summary and forwards to departmental commanders and the Public Information Officer; rewrites daily summaries into a format which can be utilized by the Neighborhood Watch groups.   Answers questions and provides information to callers and visitors to the Detective Division; maintains appointment calendar for the Detective Division Captain; arranges and cancels appointments and meetings.   Composes letters, memoranda, and reports; types letters, memoranda, and reports from rough draft, prepares narrative and statistical reports, and special projects for Division personnel; utilizing a microcomputer with database, spreadsheet, and word processing software; takes and transcribes dictation from notes or tape.  Maintains hard copy and computerized files and records related to Division activities, maintains personnel files on all employees assigned to the Detective Division.   Prepares monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports for the Detective Division; types and maintains the quarterly clothing allowance report.  Processes Freedom of Information (FOI) requests by gathering requested information and ensuring response is timely and accurate and that privacy issues are protected.   Serves as Division liaison for all equipment repair requests; contacts appropriate companies to schedule maintenance and repairs.   Schedules, assigns, and directs activities of assigned personnel.  Maintains and inventory of office supplies; prepares purchase requisitions for Division supplies and services; reviews invoices and delivery tickets to ensure all ordered materials are received.  Receives, sorts, and distributes mail to appropriate Division personnel.  Serves as back-up to the Detective Division Lieutenant by completing payroll time sheets and processing payroll related forms and documents.

 

Requirements:  These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through the completion of two (2) years of vocational-technical school coursework in secretarial procedures, office administration, or a related area, two (2) years of secretarial experience, and one (1) year of supervisory experience.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/littlerock?page=1

 

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EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

Patrol Division, Little Rock Police Departmant

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Closing:  May 12

 

Summary:  Provide administrative and clerical support for the Police Department, Field Services Divisions and Special Assignment Sections.

 

Description:  Receives various documents to include incident reports, summaries, worksheets, and confidential files from Division personnel on a daily basis; modifies and types documents for clarity, syntax, and consistency in formatting, grammar, spelling, and punctuation; distributes information to the public as requested; ensures any documents distributed to public are in compliance with all Departmental rules, regulations, and policies.  Receives calls and visitors; takes messages; answers questions and provides information regarding Division operations and procedures; receives complaint calls and handles as appropriate; directs parties to assigned Police Captain or others as appropriate.  Composes letters, memoranda, and reports; types letters, memoranda, and reports from rough draft, prepares narrative and statistical reports, and special projects for Division personnel; utilizing a computer with database, spreadsheet, and word processing software; takes and transcribes dictation from notes or tape; utilizes digital recording equipment.  Maintains hard copy and computer files and records related to Division activities; maintains personnel files on all Division employees.  Maintains office supplies inventory; for supplies, services, and equipment required by the Division; places orders upon approval; reviews invoices and delivery tickets to ensure all ordered materials are received.  Receives calls from citizens requesting extra patrols for their businesses or residences; types extra patrol data, secures necessary signatures, and ensures officers provide necessary follow-up documentation on the appropriate form.  Transcribes letters regarding disciplinary action given to officers; transcribes administrative hearing proceedings and types hearing disposition letters.  Transcribes statements and other documents involving Police incidents and case files.  Operates a computer with database, spreadsheet, word processing software, and digital recording equipment in the performance of essential functions.  Receives and sorts incoming mail and delivers to appropriate personnel.

 

Requirements:  These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through the completion of two (2) years of vocational-technical school coursework in secretarial procedures, office administration, or a related area, two (2) years of secretarial experience, and one (1) year of supervisory experience (for positions which supervise).  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/littlerock?page=1

 

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FACILITIES MANAGER / TECHNICAL DIRECTOR  (part-time / 30 hours per week)

Wildwood Park for the Arts / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Facilities Manager/Technical Director is a highly organized, responsible, personable and independently motivated individual who can play an essential role within the Park’s small team to provide technical support for theatrical productions, concerts, rentals, and facilities. The facilities manager serves as the technical liaison for in-house and rental usage of the 625-seat Cabe Festival Theatre and other amenities and is the point person for facilities systems and their maintenance.

 

Description:  Collaborate with artists from Wildwood and other organizations to realize fully produced theatrical events, performances, presentations and concerts.  Evaluate Wildwood’s events and rental calendars for scheduling maintenance and event load-in, load-out.  Respond promptly to all inquiries regarding facilities, systems, and technical inventory.  Meet with potential renters or their representatives regarding equipment and supplies.  Build and monitor maintenance calendars and budgets, and garner quotes for capital expenditures.  Maintain written inventories of facilities, amenities, theatrical equipment and supplies.  Create/maintain all procedural paperwork and handbooks regarding facilities, maintenance and upkeep.  Serve as co-liaison between Wildwood, rentals coordinator, and all third party vendors (e.g. rental suppliers, florists, caterers, etc.) required of rental contracts.  Collaborate with rentals coordinator on procedures and provisions for rentals, including but not limited to security, cleaning, building maintenance supplies, placement and upkeep of any gear provided by or rented from Wildwood (e.g. theatre equipment, tables, chairs, linens, etc.)  Oversee and communicate with repair/supply vendors and volunteers on building maintenance, e.g. air conditioning, lighting, general maintenance, etc.  Support programs and facilities to accomplish, e.g., exhibition installations, events, and routine maintenance.  Work as a team member on festivals, special events, meetings and other public and private gatherings.  Additional responsibilities as assigned.  Position reports to Executive Director.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor degree preferred or equivalent experience in applicable field.  Five or more (5+) years of experience in facilities management and/or theatrical industry.  Theatrical design and carpentry skills a plus.

 

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

 

Leslie Golden, Executive Director

leslie@wildwoodpark.org

 

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FOUNDATION COORDINATOR

Delta Dental of Arkansas / Sherwood

Req. Number:  1100

 

Summary:  Work closely with Executive Director to achieve the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation’s mission and objectives. Ensures that the Foundation’s mission, values and grant guidelines are followed. Work with key stakeholders on activities and grants, represents the Foundation at internal and external events, and works with Marketing to effectively publicize and promote Foundation activities.

 

Description:  Administration of community grant program. Oversee terms and conditions for grant applications and evaluation forms, award letters, agreements and contracts. Analyze grant applications, including review of grants, financial information and supporting documentation requests. Assist with all application processes, technical assistance to applicants, site visits, and written reports and grant follow up. Counsel grants applicants on grant requests and general information inquiries.  Assists in the coordination and oversight of the mini grant program. Identify and evaluate potential grant applicants and application process. Monitor grant recipients’ work. Evaluate results and make recommendations for adjustments, closure or expansion.  Works with Professional Relations department on prevention and educational programs for dentists regarding oral health access for children, Tooth Fairy project, etc.   Works with leadership and the Marketing department on all internal and external communication for the Foundation to include webpage and other media outlets.   Maintains recordkeeping system to ensure that all requirements and deliverables for Foundation activities are met.  Prepares all Foundation reports: status reports on all grants, and annual required reporting. Assists in preparation of monthly updates to the Foundation board.  Perform other related assigned duties as necessary to complete the Primary Job Responsibilities as described above.

 

Requirements:  Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in communication, business, public policy, public relations or a related field and three years related work experience in community philanthropy, public relations or nonprofit organization. Will accept suitable combination of education, training and experience.  Position requires excellent verbal and written communication and public speaking skills, experience working with the media, basic knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation skills software; ability to multitask and accurately execute high profile corporate events/activities; ability to manage multiple projects, and ability to shift project priorities based upon business needs.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www3.apply2jobs.com/DeltaDental/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=1100&CurrentPage=1

 

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GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  8047

 

Summary:  KATV is looking for an energetic, highly motivated, aggressive and creative journalist to join our number one rated, award winning news team. The candidate we are looking for is someone who can enterprise story ideas, gather information and tell the stories of real people. We want someone who has sound writing skills, excellent active live shot presence and knows the importance of digital media. The successful candidate will be someone who thrives on breaking news.

 

Description:  Conduct effective interviews and gather information.  Report and write stories under deadline pressure and appear on camera-both live and recorded.  Generate content for all platforms both broadcast and digital.  Creativity, resourcefulness, strong storytelling and organizational skills.   Shoot, write, and edit when called upon, with a positive “can do” attitude.

 

Requirements:  Degree in journalism or related field is required; one year plus (1+) of experienced reporting in a local broadcast news affiliate as an on-air reporter is preferred.  Experienced with field live shots is a must.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=7432&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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GENERAL SALES MANAGER

Cumulus Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Cumulus – Little Rock is searching for an exceptional individual to join us as our new Sales Manager. Our station group is looking for a sales manager that can help us continue to drive strong revenue growth, while simultaneously reinforcing our winning culture to position us for success for years to come.  You will have the support of great products to market, tremendous training tools, and a leadership team that supports business development and rewards performance.

 

Description:  Lead team of sellers while exemplifying our core values of Focus, Responsibility, Collaboration, and Empowerment.  Identify, recruit and develop high-performance sales talent and build a successful team to ensure continued top-line growth.  Possess a positive, goal-oriented leadership style.  Help lead the local and regional sales effort and focus on diversifying the broadcast sales portfolio and penetrate growth business categories.  Drive sales, deliver growth, exceed goals and live in the details of the business.  Direct our sales operating system for training, business development and time management around our business category focus using best in class business and sales systems.  Build a culture based on hunting and new business development.  Work across departments to proactively support each other’s endeavors and optimize execution.  Contribute your talents and time to meeting challenges, solving problems and rising to the opportunities before us.  We will make every decision to ensure that we have a thoughtful game plan to tactfully execute each decision and activity.  We will not mistake activity for accomplishment.  Taking responsibility for your efforts and outcomes, celebrating successes and their shepherds, and owning — and learning from — setbacks.

 

Requirements:  Steady career progression as a top sales performer.  Successful track record and reputation as one of the “best” in the advertising sales solutions.  Strong business acumen and understanding of lead generation, CRM, account/business development and inventory management.  Recognized top-performer, high energy with strong goal orientation and ability to coach and lead the sales team.

 

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

 

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GRANTS COORDINATOR

Our House / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Reporting to the Grants Manger, the Grants Coordinator will ensure the growth of our programs by seeking out new funding sources, assisting with grant reporting and compliance duties, and developing and implementing new human resources systems and procedures.

 

Description:  Research, record, and report on new funding sources with a focus on grants and capital projects.  Maintain detailed records of funding sources in the Our House database.  Write reports and make recommendations to the development team on promising funding sources.  Support the Grants Manager in developing systems to streamline application and reporting processes.  Provide support to the Grants Manager in grant reporting and compliance activities.  Aid in developing organization-wide standards for recording and tracking data.  Create, implement, and lead an effective standardized onboarding experience for all new Our House team members.   Organize and lead onboarding for large groups and for individual staff members.  Provide support to all hiring managers in recruitment efforts.   Additional duties as assigned.

 

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Bachelor’s degree or higher.  Proven research and writing skills.  Strong verbal communication skills; a persuasive communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.  Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.  Must be trustworthy, hard-working, positive, a team-player and dedicated to the mission of Our House.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and vehicle to use in performance of job. Position requires some travel within Central Arkansas.   Must be able to pass criminal background and child and adult maltreatment screens and a pre-employment drug screen.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume and cover letter (subject line – “Grants Coordinator”) to:

 

Joy Richey Reynolds, Grants Manager

joy@ourhouseshelter.org

 

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GRANTS OFFICER

UA Cooperative Extension Service / Little Rock

Position Number:  N34017

 

Summary:  Under direction, the Project/Program Specialist is responsible for providing operational support in a functional area by gathering, analyzing, and preparing data; creating related reports  and documentation; and providing technical assistance related to the operational function to management and internal clients.  May supervise a small group of classified and/or temporary employees.

 

Description:  Responsible for providing guidance to Extension Faculty and staff in grant seeking, grant proposal development and submission of grant proposals to external funding sources. Also responsible for monitoring awards for fiscal compliance, including invoicing and financial reporting. The position also evaluates the compliance and financial risks associated with grants and contracts. Identifies and researches potential grant opportunities. Assists Principal Investigators and Co-Principal Investigators in grant seeking and in proposal development, writing and submission.  Reviews and edits grant proposal narratives. Reviews and analyzes grant proposal budgets.  Ensures adherence to administrative, fiscal, regulatory and organizational policies and procedures, e.g., Office of Management and Budget Circulars; University, Division and Extension policies; funding agency guidelines; and state and federal law.  Identifies and resolves potential compliance and intellectual property concerns.  Coordinates Institutional Review Board (IRB) reviews and approvals associated with sponsored programs when applicable.  Cultivates relationships and communicates regularly with funding organization officials and sponsored programs peers at other institutions of higher education.  Submits completed, approved proposals via electronic submission process to comply with submission deadlines.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a discipline appropriate for the assigned function.

 

Preferred:  Sponsored Programs Pre-Award Experience Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Banner Familiarity with OMB Circulars Experience working in a higher education environment. Business related degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  https://jobs.uaex.edu/postings/6121

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Access Control Devices, Inc. (ACDI) / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We are looking for a qualified Graphic Designer with 3+ years of experience to work in our in-house marketing department. The right candidate will have a well-rounded set of skills with experience designing for print, web and video. The candidate will report to the Director of Marketing while also working hand-in-hand with the sales, marketing and technical/support teams.  This position is currently located in our Little Rock office, however, we are building our new state-of-the-art headquarters in Benton with this position moving there in August 2017.

 

Description:  Basically do an incredible job with whatever task you are given.  This is a wide-ranging job; one day you’ll be designing posters, the next helping to shoot/edit in-house videos and the next creating PowerPoint presentations, yep PowerPoint. This job can be as creative as you want it to be, but we have a brand and you’ll have to understand it and work within it. ACDI is a fast-growing, fun Professional Services Company that sells software and hardware solutions in a B2B environment.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communication or equivalent.  Three or more (3+) years of graphic design experience in a marketing setting.

 

Preferred:  Brownie points for copywriting, HTML/WordPress, email marketing, social media marketing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.acd-inc.com/careers/graphic-designer/

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  The Graphic Designer works to create contemporary design deliverables for Web, print and motion graphics for internal and external University Communications clients. The Graphic Designer will often oversee the entire creative process for creating design deliverables, from creative consulting with a client, to design work, to facilitating print/production to delivery. The Graphic Designer is a key part of the University Communications creative team, not only in creating excellent design work for JBU’s marcomm materials, but also in providing creative input into the design of the various communication campaigns and other efforts coordinated by University Communications.

 

Description:  Coordinate design projects from scope of work to delivery.  Provide creative, original design work for print, Web and video deliverables.  Assist the Director of Marketing Communications in the management of the print shop and general design order fulfillment.  Create compelling graphics for JBU’s online platforms as requested.  Create appropriate graphics packages for video projects as requested.  Assist in the design and layout of official JBU marcomm materials.  As a part of the creative process, provide input and feedback on creative work by other members of the UC team.  Help maintain the UC Digital Asset Management System.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.jbu.edu/hr/staff/positions/graphic_designer_2017/

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER  (part-time)

UA Winthrop Rockefeller Institute / Morriton

 

Summary:  Part-time, 24 hours per week, more as needed; partially benefitted.

 

Description:  Assist Creative Director with conceptualization and production of printed materials and web-based projects for a wide range of audiences.  Organization of images and design files.  Ensure proper inventory of printing materials (papers, toner, card stock, etc.)  Assist with completion of printed projects (stuffing envelopes, folding, copying, etc.)  Attend meetings for Creative Director as needed; assist with research of project specific graphic design tools (photos, fonts, layouts, etc.)  Assist with still-photo assignments.  Assist with updates to website and social media.

 

Requirements:  Completion of Graphic Design or related college coursework.  One to two (1-2) years of previous graphic design experience.  Proficient knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, MailChimp, etc.  Proficient knowledge of various printing tools and equipment.  Excellent team-minded attitude; excellent organization skills.  Professional verbal and written communication skills.  Reliable transportation to and from Petit Jean Mountain.  Flexible work availability.

 

Preferred:  Minimum requirements, plus experience with multiple visual arts disciplines.

 

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

 

Jennifer Pipes,

Human Resources Manager

jpipes@uawri.org

 

Online Application:

https://rockefellerinstitute.wufoo.com/forms/z1mxvmc10efkza/

 

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INTERN

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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LEAD WEB DEVELOPER

Bespoke Media Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  At Bespoke Media Group we’re using the power of visual storytelling and technology to answer questions, solve problems, and create delightful experiences. We’re looking for someone with eagerness to lead and problem-solving skills who can contribute to big product initiatives. There are stories waiting to be told on platforms yet to be built. If you have a multidisciplinary mindset when approaching problems and use a diversity of tools to solve them, we think you’d be a great fit on our team.  You will be involved at every step of the process for developing client solutions-processing user experience research; developing components based on user journey; coordinating with Design, Product Management, and Video Production teams; applying software testing fundamentals; executing technology rollout plans; and participating in the creation of the company’s development culture.

 

Description:  Utilization of several programming languages and specialization in at least one.  Adoption of proven software development processes (Agile/Lean, TDD, clean code.)  Self-starter and resourceful when approaching new or complex challenges.  Ability to see the bigger picture (company values, client relationships), not just the code.  Willing to continuously learn and implement findings.  Eagerness to lead and apply personal values to company culture-building activities.  Strong communication to help clients understand complex concepts and empower team members to succeed.

 

Requirements:  Two or more (2+) years of leading development projects.  A background in computer science, specifically website and application development.  Ability to think critically about strategies and vision.  Highly self-motivated and resourceful, able to work without close supervision.   Mastery of client-side languages (HTML, CSS & Javascript) and at least one server-side language.  Basic understanding of SEO, Content Marketing and Analytics.  Basic familiarity with marketing automation, sales funnel optimization.  Excellent communication skills-you need to be able to clearly articulate your decisions to team members and clients.

 

Preferred:  You use front-end libraries/frameworks like Vue, React, Angular, Foundation, Bootstrap.  You use server-side libraries/frameworks like NodeJS, Django, Spring, Laravel.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Bespoke-Video-Production/jobs/Lead-Web-Developer-cdc1ddd884ac619a?q=company%3ABespoke

 

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

ATU Foundation

Arkansas Tech University / Russellville

Closing:  June 16

 

Summary:  The Major Gifts Officer for Development serves as a primary fundraiser for the Arkansas Tech University Foundation, reporting to the Associate Vice President of Development.  He/she is an active member of the Advancement Team working closely with University Deans and Department heads to fulfill Institutional needs. Position will require work during nights/weekends and include some travel.

 

Description:  Manage a portfolio of major/planned giving prospects ($25K-$1M) including alumni, parents, and friends of the university.  Work collaboratively with and in support of volunteers, other development and advancement staff, and College representatives to cultivate and solicit donors for University-wide priorities.  Monitor all prospect contacts to ensure positive and purposeful prospect and donor relations.  Focus on securing gifts for campus-wide priorities that include, but are not limited to, general endowment, academic programs, unrestricted support, facilities, and campus improvements.  Participate in all aspects of the gift cycle (Moves Management):  initiate contacts with potential leadership and major gift donors; develop appropriate cultivation strategies for them, including working with volunteers; move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure; and stewardship of donor once gift is received.  Plan and attend University events focused on engaging prospects and fostering relationships with current constituents.  Help integrate Development efforts with the Alumni Office as well as the Advancement services Office.  Other Duties as assigned by the Associate Vice President for Development.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree.  Three to five (3-5) years successful fundraising &/or progressive sales experience.  Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas.  Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of completing assignments.  Must be willing to travel.

 

Preferred:  Master’s Degree.  Interest in all aspects of education and a dedication to promoting the University’s fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with faculty, senior academic leaders, trustees, volunteers, and the Advancement team.  Successful experience in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies.  Team Player, working well with all members of the Advancement Division.  Banner experience.  Experience with Microsoft Office.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=212

 

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER        

Wildwood Park for the Arts / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Wildwood Park for the Arts’ Major Gifts Officer develops and implements strategies to identify, cultivate, track and make requests of individuals, corporations and foundations for significant gifts to fund identified campaign and/or organizational priorities (e.g. arts, education, horticulture, capital improvements.)

 

Description:  Identify, cultivate and solicit major gifts prospects.  Research and analyze current and prospective donors to qualify and define appropriate program support and capital campaign requests.  Work with the organization’s leadership in recognizing and prioritizing organizational funding needs.  Track, maintain and adhere to development budgets.  Provide campaign and initiative analysis reports for major gifts.  Develop, evaluate and refine plans and timetables and assist with planning and/or leading events or programs related to cultivating major donors.  Cultivate and present written and verbal proposals to individual, corporate and foundation prospects.  Collaborate with staff to develop collateral to support proposals.  Work with board members and senior management in meetings with prospects.  Assist with publicity arrangements for important gifts, programs, accomplishments or events.  Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein or as assigned by senior management, including travel when necessary; position reports to executive director.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field.  Five years of progressive non-profit fundraising experience with a proven track record in major gifts.

 

Preferred:  CFRE with planned giving experience.

 

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

 

Leslie Golden, Executive Director

leslie@wildwoodpark.org

 

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MANAGER OF EVENTS & MEMBER PROGRAMMING

Little Rock Regional Chamber / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Little Rock Regional Chamber is looking for an organized, energetic, creative professional to join its team as a Manager of Events. This individual would assist in planning, coordinating, assessing, and tracking events that serve both the chamber and the community. Qualified applicants should be energetic, enthusiastic, and have strong communication skills. Previous events experience is required, development experience is valued. The Little Rock Regional Chamber offers competitive compensation commensurate on level of experience including 401(K), health care, vacation, and other benefits. The work environment is diverse, fast-paced, varied, member-focused, and service-oriented.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Graham Cobb, Chief Operating Officer

gcobb@littlerockchamber.com

 

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MANAGING EDITOR

News-Times / El Dorado

 

Summary:  The News-Times, a 7-day morning newspaper in El Dorado,  is looking for someone to lead our news operation, a managing editor that knows how to build a good team. Must be able to coach and direct existing staff and work with experienced staffers and new hires.  Engagement with the community is important to better learn about local issues and the personalities involved. We also want a managing editor that will help participate as a strong local editorial voice for the community.  Knowing how to put local news and information at the forefront of our print and digital editions of the paper is vital for this position.  If you have good people skills, news leadership experience and are the sort of person that thrives on local news coverage, we would like to talk to you about rolling up your sleeves and stepping in to lead our 12-person editorial staff. We are interested in hearing about your successes and what you have learned from your experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume with cover letter telling why you are the right person for the job, along with clips and examples of page design to:

 

Ronnie Bell, General Manager

rbell@eldoradonews.com

 

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MARKET DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Coca Cola / Little Rock

Job ID:  00067737

 

Summary:  Develop, maintain and grow On Premise and CDC account volume and gross profit within an assigned territory. This person will be responsible for account development and retention, new account acquisition and face to face order taking within the confined geography. They will have the ability to alter distribution, frequency and order taking procedures, to better meet the customers’ needs. The position may cross multiple facility boundaries.

 

Description:  1.  Execute and close sales calls, focused on value-added selling activities in specified accounts.  Execute Looks of Success in outlets, sell and implement campaigns, and sell promotional programming.  Manage appropriate store inventory levels.  Support contract renewal negotiations as requested.  Generate IRR analysis.  Develop customer relationships.  Review business results with customers.  Ensure assets meet minimum performance requirements and develop a plan of action for those assets generating zero or low volume.  Establish and achieve equipment placement goals.  Tracks daily, weekly and monthly call activity and performance measurements against assigned goals and expectations.  Manage all assigned Customer Support Tickets through to closure.  2.  AMOP Function – In connection with an Order Replenishment sales call.  Ensure account meets Company merchandising standards.  Determine stores’ product needs.  Place and transmit appropriate order in conjunction with existing geographic sales routes.  Sell in incremental displays and equipment placements.  Sell in promotional programs.  Ensure customer compliance.  3.  Communicate account and market knowledge to Sales Center, to include information on new customers.  4.  Assure account and customer standards are met, including assuring proper POS is executed and proper maintenance of company assets.  5.  Check for proper company standards in product rotation.  6.  Resolve customer inquiries, including researching and closing Customer Service Tickets.  7.  Transport, replace and maintain Point of Sale advertising as appropriate for account.  8.  Periodic lifting of 50+ pounds, bending, reaching, kneeling.  9.  Business Development Function.  Acquire specific number of accounts based on assigned territory opportunity.  Set up new accounts with channel LOS.  Qualify accounts to determine opportunity and investment levels.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma or GED.  One or more (1+) years general sales experience.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree.  Two or more (2+) years sales and customer service specific experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.enjoycareers.com/jobs/00067737/cocacolarms/little-rock-ar/sales/market-development-manager-pine-bluff-sheridan-white-hall-territory-little-rock-ar/

 

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MARKET DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Wacker Neuson Corporation / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Wacker Neuson is looking to hire a motivated and eager Market Development Specialist! We’re looking for individuals who are looking to step into a career in Construction Equipment Sales. We’re willing to train the right person for the job. The territory for this position is Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana. This position is a work from home position (you must live in the territory listed) and requires up to 75% travel.  The Market Development Specialist’s primary role is to develop targeted contracted dealers in major metropolitan areas. This will be accomplished by developing the dealers’ ability to present Wacker Neuson’s product line as well as establish relationships with end users with the intent of creating rental and retail demand. This position conducts jobsite demonstrations of the full line of Wacker Neuson Construction Equipment to end-users (including municipalities and utilities). This position also trains the distributors outside sales resources.The Market Development Specialist will cover multiple dealers and territories within its assigned region.

 

Description:  Market Identification & Customer Relations – Identifies the market influencing contractors within assigned areas. Develops key relationships with distribution representatives.  Participates in job site visits to provide technical and demonstration assistance and works to establish strong customer relations and brand loyalty.  Equipment & Product Demonstrations – Executes targeted product initiatives and introductions with the contracted dealers as well as at the end user level.  Train the contracted dealers how to present and demonstrate the full line of Wacker Neuson Equipment to end users for the purpose growing the market share of Wacker Neuson products.  Work with the Contracted dealers to demonstrate products to local municipalities and utilities.  Demonstrates product at dealer locations, trade shows and sales training events.  Reporting – Prepares and submits timely itineraries, call, expense and special reports.  New product evaluation (participates in conducting field evaluations of new products.)  Safety – Performs all job functions is a safe manner and maintains safety awareness.  Reports known accidents, injuries and unsafe practices and/or conditions to supervisor.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred; additional years of experience or education may be substituted for each other as determined by Human Resources.  Excellent verbal, written and public speaking skills.  Proficient computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Must be able to travel up to 75 percent.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

https://jobs.wackerneusongroup.com/Vacancies/1351/Application/CheckLogin/2?lang=eng

 

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MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS

Lindsey Software / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Lindsey Software, a leading property management and accounting software company, is seeking a professional individual to join our team and help us transition from outsourced marketing and advertising. We are expanding into new markets with HousingManager.com, and we feel bringing marketing and advertising in house will help us achieve faster results.

 

Description:  Developing and implementing brand strategies for digital, print, in person, trade shows.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or related field required.  Five or more (5+) years in marketing or public relations.  Copywrite experience a plus.  Graphic design a plus but not required.  Adobe Suite knowledge a plus.  Salesforce experience a plus.  Proven experience.  Results oriented.  Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Powerpoint.  Travel required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/jobs/detail/8490/marketing-specialist

 

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MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR

Easter Seals Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Develop and implement an annual public relations/marketing plan to meet the goals of the development fundraising plan, market the services provided for children and adults with disabilities and educate and increase public awareness of the services provided by Easterseals Arkansas (ESA.)

 

Description:  Responsible for the development of the annual marketing, communications and stewardship plan and budget in coordination with the Director of Development to keep targeted markets and the general public informed of the mission, programs and events of Easterseals Arkansas.   Implementation of plan must fall within the approved budget for each fiscal year.  Develop and draft press releases and feature stories/articles for review and approval by Executive Team. Ideas and requests for feature stories/articles should be coordinated with the Executive Team or PR Team in the selection of the story line and featured child or adult and their family.  Coordinate and schedule media opportunities for ESA including radio, TV, billboards and print for all special events, annual meeting, ground breakings, graduations, new programs, etc.  Represent ESA in interactions with media contacts at public, social and business gatherings.  Facilitate media contact with CEO, Board members, donors and ESA representatives and their families at the events and throughout the year.  Coordinate and schedule photographers (either external or internal) for all special events, annual meeting, ground breaking, graduations, new programs, campus events, etc. Must make sure that all children and adults in photographs have current releases and HIPPA forms on file (no older than 1 year.)  Coordinate and schedule emcee, develop script, create marketing materials, manage flow and secure PR opportunities for special events.  Coordinate and collaborate with media partner to carry out paid advertising for ESA.  Utilize social media (facebook, twitter, instagram, constant contacts, etc.) to communicate with donors, volunteers, families and the public about ESA events, programs, accomplishments of children and adults, etc.  Make regular and timely updates, pictures and stories to the ESA website.  Monthly e-newsletter to Donors – coordination and scheduling of three feature stories per e-newsletter. Draft to PR Team for review.  Monthly e-newsletter to staff – coordination and scheduling of stories, news, events and etc. Draft to PR Team for review.  Design and produce new agency brochure and rack cards for each program. New or revised marketing materials should be designed and produced at least every other year for each program. Order brochure and rack cards to have in inventory for use at health fairs, job fairs, trainings, etc.  Order marketing materials such as magnets, pens, cups, etc. for use in marketing programs to referral sources, job fairs, health fairs, special events, etc.  Make sure all print materials and communications (press and radio media, social media, website, etc.) utilize correct terminology and ESA logo.  Conduct tours for new employees, donors, volunteers and other interested parties.  Speak to outside groups about the mission and programs of ESA.  Be the coordinator for ESA representatives to invite them to upcoming events and opportunities.  Assist with transportation, clothing and meal needs. Schedule ESA representatives for the annual photo session and Christmas Lighting of the Capitol. Develop rep cards. Responsible for recognition at annual meeting including invitation to reps and their families and ordering medals and stars. Maintain separate file for each rep of all of their pictures to be used in creating their annual scrapbook.  Coordinate and work directly with Director of Development and CEO in crisis communication activities.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=eastsealar&jobId=34550&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

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MARKETING COORDINATOR

University Communications & Marketing

Harding University / Searcy

 

Summary:  Under general supervision, develops and executes initiatives to create and maintain web content for Harding University web pages, coordinates digital marketing campaigns and strategies, and develops and executes marketing initiatives for the University’s graduate programs. Works closely with the director of digital media to provide support and guidance for web content and functionality needs of other areas across campus and also creates and develop digital marketing strategies for programs, departments, and the University as a whole.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  http://www.harding.edu/hr/jobs

 

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MARKETING MANAGER

University Communications & Marketing

Harding University / Searcy

 

Summary:  Under limited supervision, responsible for working with stakeholders and University Communications and Marketing (UCM) personnel to identify opportunities and coordinate marketing initiatives for the University and individual units.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  http://www.harding.edu/hr/jobs

 

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MEMBER DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORS

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:

 

Graham Cobb, Chief Operating Officer

gcobb@littlerockchamber.com

 

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MULTI-MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is seeking a Multi Media Account Executive responsible for developing new and incremental revenue, focused on delivering results for our customers. You will be responsible for developing new advertising accounts as well as managing existing ones. This position offers a great opportunity to grow your income through a rewarding commission structure. The position works closely with an Account Manager and other team members to execute advertising strategies and drive revenue.

 

Description:  Create a strategic business plan with your supervisor to meet and exceed all revenue goals and targets on a monthly, quarterly, annual basis.  Identify and develop new accounts in the pipeline at all times.  Source extra accounts (prospects) in the pipeline at all times.  Grow our business with current customers by providing proof of performance and solid results.  Conduct Needs Analyses and account reviews to uncover the customer’s most essential needs.  Develop advertising solutions for new customers that deliver desired results.  In collaboration with Account Manager, create and deliver formal written and verbal presentations to clients.  Develop a deep understanding of local and regional business vertical segments and constantly seeks to learn more.  Able to demonstrate product knowledge and value to our customers.  Able to present the benefits of Digital Advertising (SEM, SEO, Social, Display, ERN, OTT) and its integration with TV.  Collaborate with Account Manager to provide timely and accurate traffic instructions and conducts account maintenance including make-goods posts, and aging/collections.  Use our CRM to manage day to day activity, build a pipeline and ensure execution as well as regular updates to account projections.

 

Requirements:  Ability to think and lead strategically.  Proven problem solver.  Effective driver of integrated revenue (television plus digital.)  Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.

 

Preferred:  One to two (1-2) years business to business sales experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Media-Account-Executive/J3J0BG75H1ZMLCR6JG7/

 

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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 THV 11 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/J3G2B062S4JQGWFFSY6/

 

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NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER  (part-time)

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  8125

 

Summary:  KATV is looking for a creative and dedicated part-time News Photographer.  We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories. The candidate should have two years of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization. You will cover day to day general, in-depth features and investigative assignments. We are shooting full High-definition (HD) on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops.

 

Requirements:  An aggressive team-player who can produce good stories under tight deadlines.  Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and be able to operate ENG news vehicles.  At least one year of shooting experience and technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment.  Ability to edit and shoot general assignment stories, lives shots and natural sound packages.  Experience with AVID Media Composer and/or Newscutter is a plus.  Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=7510&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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NEWSCAST DIRECTOR

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 has an exciting opportunity for a Newscast Director with strong production skills, who can operate in a fast paced environment.  This position works daily with Operations, News and Creative Services to execute a consistent and technically clean news product.  This position also checks the daily logs and Crispin playlist to make sure all elements are correct and ready for air.

 

Requirements:  Knowledge of Sony ELC Control Room Automation and Sony production switcher is a big plus.  Experience with ENPS, BitCentral Precis and Miranda Vertigo also a plus.  Three (3) years experience in various aspects of television production preferred.  Excellent communication skills required, with an emphasis on working as a team with producers.   Flexible shifts may include holiday and weekend work.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Newscast-Director/J3L0QC65D1M0X0GPBMW/

 

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OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Maumelle Parks & Recreation Department

City of Maumelle / Maumelle

 

Summary:  The City of Maumelle is seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to serve as Office Administrator for the Parks and Recreation Department and a positive image of the community center.

 

Description:  Oversee daily operations for the community center, all related personnel and staffing responsibilities and daily bookkeeping, payroll, as well as other Human Resource functions. Assist with  all community functions, maintain management information systems, updates, software, website and servers, maintain bookkeeping, payroll, daily accounting account payables/receivables, supervise staff including  hiring determining workload and delegating assignments, schedules, employee meetings, training, monitoring and evaluating performance and initiating corrective or disciplinary actions, responsible for Facility rentals and community events, overseeing membership sales, reports, monthly auto drafts, requisitions, and  complete other duties and tasks as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university or three years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience, and two years managerial experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://maumelle.org/index.php/employment-opportunities.html

 

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OFFICE MANAGER

Office for Diversity & Inclusion

Hendrix College / Conway

 

Summary:  The Office for Diversity and Inclusion is seeking an organized, enthusiastic team member for the position of Office Manager.

 

Description:  Organizing and preparing for events, programs, training, and recruitment activities.Planning communication and marketing of these activities through print and social media.  Managing day to day financial processes.  Monitoring data collection, completing data entry, and tracking processes.  Supervising student worker(s.)  Being an effective team member who applies their creativity and initiative to the evolution of projects and activities conducted by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience.  Professional or personal experience with underrepresented student populations, a demonstrated ability to organize events, and proficiency with Microsoft Office and social media.  This role demands a well-organized individual with excellent interpersonal skills and strong written and verbal communication skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  https://www.hendrix.edu/jobs/

 

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PATRON RELEATIONS COORDINATOR

Wildwood Park for the Arts / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Wildwood’s Patron Relations Coordinator executes public and patron relations and marketing activities designed to sell tickets, to increase attendance of Wildwood events, and to raise awareness of Wildwood Park’s programming throughout the local, statewide and regional community.

 

Description:  Oversee/implement all box office and e-ticketing operations/sales for all events, including rental events as assigned.  Aggressively and successfully maintain ongoing social media presence, campaigns and communications.  Implement and maintain creative ways to engage guests using all social media avenues and discount houses.  Inform and execute marketing plans.  Track pr/mktg campaigns, preparing post-campaign performance analysis reports for leadership and Board of Trustees, and designing modifications for concurrent and future strategies.  Research, write, distribute and track media alerts, press releases and media kits.  Create promotional and marketing collateral, including but not limited to posters, postcards, brochures, advertisements, publications, eblasts, website and other promotional pieces.  Write newsletters and promotional e-blasts.  Liaise with outside marketing and public relations consultants, vendors, collaborators.  Help to develop and maintain relationships with local, statewide and regional media reps, and pitch creative and unique ideas to promote Wildwood events, educational programming, gardens and other Wildwood initiatives.  Gather and update new emails and addresses for WWPA database; devise creative campaigns to grow email database.  Negotiate media placement and media contracts and serve as liaison/traffic controller for all pr/mktg vendors (designers, printers, mailing houses, signage, etc) and work with other staff on securing media sponsorship proposals.  Calendar, edit and launch blog submissions from Wildwood Park staff and volunteer writers.  Monitor online blogs for tracking communications related to Wildwood Park.  Work collaboratively with staff and volunteers for event planning/implementation, including committee meetings.  Create and implement creative promotional giveaways and other event-specific campaigns.  Represent Wildwood knowledgeably in interpersonal/public interactions, including TV/radio appearances.  Additional duties as assigned by senior management; position reports to executive director.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor degree in one of the following preferred: Mass Communications, Journalism, Technical Writing, Marketing, Advertising or Public Relations.  Two or more years of experience in the field of Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations / Mass Communications or a related field.

 

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

 

Leslie Golden, Executive Director

leslie@wildwoodpark.org

 

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PHYSICIAN SERVICES DIRECTOR

Saline Memorial Hospital / Benton

 

Summary:  Oversees practice operations.  Will contrast, compare, trend and track physician services to national, regional and state standards.  Plans and coordinates physician services direction and growth.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Marketing or other related field; an advanced degree preferred; clinical experience preferred.  Minimum of 3 years experience within the health care industry working and developing collaborative relationships with physicians.  Experience managing personnel.  Computer literate with word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/salmh/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=101493

 

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PRODUCTION ARTIST

Tourism Division

Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism / Little Rock

Position Number:  22092549

Closing:  May 12

 

Summary:   The Production Artist is responsible for developing and producing artwork and design applications. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Creates artwork, using materials such as pens, ink, watercolors, charcoal, oil, or computer software. Develops and designs new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions. Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish tasks. Integrates and develops visual elements, in order to produce desired effects, such as the illustration of ideas, emotions, or moods. Confers with clients, editors, writers, art directors, and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of work to be produced. Monitor events, trends, and other circumstances, research specific subject areas, in order to develop ideas and applications. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, visual arts, 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=72e742d7fb949cded2c768ec0dccf5da&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=105&jobid=91442

 

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PROGRAM COORDINATOR

College of Medicine – DFPM Community Research Group A2

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-36182

Closing:  May 8

 

Summary:  The Program Coordinator is responsible for coordination/logistic/outreach/support of various Community Research Group projects.  S/He participates in team meetings, oversight of purchasing, print projects, and arranging vendors for events/trainings throughout the state.  S/He work closely with the project manager and other team members to accomplish project goals.  S/He is responsible for oversight of project travel and provides back up for department purchasing when the main staff person is out to ensure project needs are met.

 

Description:  Provides coordination/logistic/outreach/support for various aspects of Community Research Group projects.  Sets up and participants in team planning meetings and supports project from preliminary planning to implementation.  Systematizes communication with and tracking of participant data including contact information, participant status, time line, and evaluation data.  Maintains data base and hard copies according to protocol.  Provides oversight of large-scale marketing efforts (i.e. email, mailings.)  Provides logistical support for events and trainings around the state including identifying and arranging training/event locations and vendors.  Oversees print, production, collating, and packaging of project materials.  Monitors multiple participant sites and timelines to ensure fulfillment of all required deliverables.  Works closely with project manager and other team members to accomplish all project goals.  Monitors purchasing and print jobs to ensure team is on track with budget projections.  May perform other duties as assigned.  (Some in-state travel is required.)

 

Requirements:  Bachelors in Business Administration or related field plus three (3) years of program coordination experience; OR, high school Diploma/GED plus seven (7) years of experience working as a program coordinator.  Valid AR driver’s license with no restrictions.  Reliable transportation.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/36182/program-coordinator/job

 

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PROGRAM COORDINATOR

College of Public Health – Behavior & Health Education

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-36487

Closing:  May 8

 

Summary:  The Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health seeks to hire a highly energetic and enthusiastic coordinator to support the operational functions of the Center for the Study of Tobacco (CST) and the Obesity Center.  These research centers are designed to advance research that helps us to reduce two risk factors which contribute to the leading causes of death in the state of Arkansas, the United States, and in the world.   The program coordinator directly supports the directors of the centers and faculty within the centers.  S/He plays a key role in facilitating communications with appropriate offices at UAMS and other constituents to achieve the goals of the centers. S/He coordinates complex research projects, communicates with and organizes groups across institutional boundaries.  It requires excellent interpersonal skills, and a high level of professionalism.

 

Description:  Facilitates and coordinates communications with Center faculty, other COPH and UAMS departments, the community, and other stakeholders.  Functions as liaison to other organizations and agencies as needed on center related issues.  Develops and maintains database of stakeholders and other constituents for centers.  Develops program documents under the supervision of the center directors.  Provides support to manage content of the centers’ webpages and newsletters.  Provides general administrative support for center directors and associated faculty:  coordinates travel, orders supplies and equipment, maintains center files.  Develops and maintains the standard operating procedures for the centers.  Serves as a resource to faculty within the centers by helping them to navigate UAMS systems and processes.  Coordinates center activities across the UAMS campus and larger community across the state including activities related to collaborative grants including setting up meetings and special events, handling catering and parking arrangements.  Manages center calendars & schedules appointments.  Provides technical support for center related meetings.  Assists in developing agendas and resource materials for center related meetings.  May perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or high school diploma plus four (4) years of relevant experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/36487/program-coordinator/job

 

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

KARN Newsradio

Cumulus Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Cumulus Media’s Little Rock, AR location is offering a great opportunity in the programming side of the radio broadcasting industry as a News Talk Program Director for 102.9 KARN FM.   Candidates will have a track record of ratings success and a keen awareness for how listeners consume news and information in today’s immediate mobile driven society.  Digital and social strategies must be as engaging as on-air tactics and execution.  You should be a news and current events junkie that is plugged in to what people are talking about in Little Rock and around the world.  The best candidates will be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and react in a calm and decisive way in breaking news situations.  You must be skilled in talent coaching with a proven record of making good talent great.  In addition, you understand how to get TSL in spoken word radio and have extensive experience in working with producers, talent, and the news director to constantly produce outstanding content.  Excellent writing and production skills to image and brand your stations are essential.  People skills and the ability to work closely with talent, department heads and an aggressive sales team are critical.   You’ll oversee a staff of 10-12 professionals and have direct coaching responsibilities for our morning and afternoon live/local talk programs.  Additionally, you’ll be involved in the operation of the Arkansas Radio Network, based at KARN FM.

 

Requirements: Prior experience as a broadcaster, either in news, sports, or as a DJ preferred.  Prior experience as a Program Director or Assistant Program Director preferred.  Knowledge of FCC broadcast rules and regulations.  Excellent team leadership with the ability to set goals and manage performance.  High degree of organization and ability to multi-task in fast paced environment.  Excellent communication skills.

 

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

 

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR / SENIOR FACILITATOR

Just Communities of Arkansas / Little Rock

Closing:  May 19

 

Summary:  The Director will be responsible for developing, administering, facilitating and evaluating JCA’s current programs on diversity and inclusion for children, young adults, parents and school personnel ranging from pre-K through higher education settings. In collaboration with the Executive Director, the Director will drive efforts to design and implement a strategy for educational programming growth throughout the state of Arkansas. This will include ensuring program excellence, leading curriculum development, and managing a training program for teachers, administrators and JCA facilitators.  The Director will also serve as a key advisor to the Executive Director in systems-level strategy design, delivery and evaluation and will be a lead facilitator for annual JCA workplace programs and other consulting-based opportunities.

 

Description:  Lead and manage day-to-day operations of current youth programs which include: Minitown, the elementary school program; Teentown, the middle school program; Unitown and the Diversity Action Team Internship, the high school programs; OurCampus for college students; and summer programs, Ourtown for Teens camp and In Our Own Voices workshop.  Ensure the safety and wellbeing of the children by operating the programs in a safe and purposeful manner.  Make sure that all youth programs comply with anti-bullying legislation in Arkansas and meet other state standards for working with youth.  Work with Executive Director to develop and implement a meaningful impact evaluation and reporting system for youth programs.  Research, analyze and report to Executive Director industry best practices and relevant academic research on social justice education programming in order to identify opportunities for service delivery improvement.  Coordinate with JCA communications staff to prepare, deliver and evaluate youth program marketing and public relations materials.  Identify, cultivate, recruit and steward relationships with current and potential organizational and individual program participants for programs, particularly working closely with school system personnel.  Coordinate logistics for all youth programs.  Identify, recruit, train and develop program staff which currently include contractors, volunteers and interns.  Develop and steward relationships with alumni program participants by providing on-going support and opportunities to stay engaged with each other and JCA.  Represent JCA as an ambassador of the mission for public relations opportunities i.e. media interviews, public speaking engagements.  Work with Executive Director and other staff to develop funding sources for youth programs.  Perform additional duties designated by Executive Director to achieve success of and meet mission of JCA including support of other programming as needed.

 

Requirements:  BA/BS or equivalent in a related field and minimum of three (3) years of leadership experience in program development and administration, social work, social justice/human rights work or youth work; OR, equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

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

 

Donald Wood, Executive Director

Just Communities of Arkansas

dwood@justcommunities.org

 

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PROGRAM MANAGER

Center for Health Literacy

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-36267

Closing:  May 19

 

Summary:  The Program Manager will be responsible for the day to day coordination of all aspects of a large research project including but not limited to producing training materials, scheduling trainings at the six sites, regular communication with investigators, working with IT and clinic staff to develop and troubleshoot workflows, recruiting/managing and supporting the six research associates, overseeing data collection processes, maintaining compliance materials for IRB, and administrative tasks as needed.

 

Description:  Responsible for overseeing, coordinating and managing the duties of project staff. This person oversees and coordinates data collection and ensures integrity with both central and local IT personnel, as well as with sub-award colleagues who are responsible for data oversight. Coordinates all project logistics as it relates to the project with collaboration with assigned project staff and works closely with site leadership to ensure that the hundreds of UAMS faculty and staff associated with project understand roles, responsibilities, benefits and risks.

 

Requirements:  Master’s Degree plus two (2) years of clinical or human subject research experience or Bachelor’s degree plus four (4) years of clinical or human research experience is required.  Must have extensive clinical research knowledge and extremely strong communications and coordination skills in working directly with faculty, granting agencies and other institutions and their representatives.

 

Preferred:  RN degree as well as grant related experience is a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/36267/program-manager—center-for-health-literacy/job

 

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PUBLIC INFORMATION SPECIALIST

Arkansas Tech University / Ozark

Closing:  May 16

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Experience with Creative Suite, Social Media, and Web Site maintenance.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=200

 

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PUBLIC RELATIONS & EVENTS COORDINATOR

North Arkansas Regional Medical Center / Harrison

Job ID:  2016-1874

 

Summary:  Assist in the planning and coordinating of a comprehensive and diversified public relations program to publicize and promote NARMC activities and programs for general and specialized audiences. The Events Coordinator is responsible for planning and effectively managing resources during events.

 

Description:  Assist in the planning and coordinating of a comprehensive and diversified public relations program to include developing and implementing promotional ideas and activities, coordinating staff for maximum effectiveness, and fostering positive relationships with external and internal contacts. Obtain, analyze and prepare promotional and informational items concerning NARMC for publication and circulation in the mass media in form of news and feature articles. Consult with NAMRC leadership and staff to obtain information on services and activities for distribution to media.  Represent NARMC to local and national media and promote a positive public relations and information service regarding NARMC activities, events, and services.  Assist in developing and planning promotional programs to publicize and promote NARMC activities, events, and services through a variety of media.  Plan and coordinate events and special projects including health fairs, screenings, job fairs, etc.  Work with the City, Visitor Bureau, Police and Fire Departments and other coordinating departments and organizations to ensure all events adhere to legal and safety guidelines.  Create engaging content to market events including blog posts, and social media updates as well as maintain specific event web pages.  Assist in the creation of event-specific marketing materials.  Work with local media partners to promote upcoming events.  Maintain and update detailed action plans with time lines and records of all pertinent information.  Follow up with participants and involved businesses to measure success of events and projects.  Insure implementation of terms of event sponsorship agreements.  Assist in volunteer coordination and development for all events.  Assist in maintain event-specific financial record keeping.  Build positive, non-discriminatory relationships with business owners and partners.  Assist with general office management and coordination.

 

Requirements:  Associate in Public Relations, Marketing, Mass Communication, Hospitality or Business Management or related field.  Two years experience.  Working knowledge of current software including Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite.

 

Preferred:  Bachelors in Public Relations, Marketing, Mass Communication, Hospitality or Business Management or related field.  Hospital marketing, public relations, events coordination.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

https://careers-narmc.icims.com/jobs/1874/public-relations-and-events-coordinator/job

 

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PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER

Simmons Bank / Little Rock

Req. ID:  2017-1553

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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RELATIONSHIP FUNDRAISING SENIOR ANALYST

Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  363-752
Closing:  May 15

 

Summary:  The Relationship Fundraising Senior Analyst manage and organize the daily operations and procedures of Prospect and Donor Research within the Philanthropy Department.  This includes the confidential investigation and handling of advancement and development information as related to major gift identification and strategies; original research and evaluation on existing or prospective individual, corporate and foundation donors, and other donors. The analyst uses data to work with fundraising to support strategic plans for donor qualification, cultivation, and stewardship to ensure maximum performance of major gift officer portfolios.  Formulates and implements major gift cultivation and stewardship strategies in concert with colleagues to increase departmental productivity.

 

Description:  1.  Direct departmental prospect research, planning and conducting proactive research for the Department of Philanthropy, analyzing effectiveness and impact of work, and developing goals and strategic plans for research.  Within the first 3 months, develops, generates, and implements proactive prospect identification plans and major gift strategies, and monitoring and research to support fundraising success.  Within the first 6 months, develops current dossiers and profiles of major gift donors and prospects through detailed, in-depth, and follow-up research of attitudinal, biographical, educational, financial, civic, and other information, and notifies appropriate individuals when changes or events occur which could significantly impact a relationship.  Assists in setting and reaching annual goals for number of prospects and potential funds raised.  Performs detailed on-line database searches, analyzes information gathered, and develops, maintains, and supervises prospect rating and tracking systems.  Screens, prioritizes, and verifies the accuracy of reports and other information pertaining to existing or prospective donors referred to or requested from the Vice President of Philanthropy. Manages the wealth screening and modeling projects within the Department of Philanthropy.   Provides research assistance and/or training for the Department of Philanthropy, Marketing & Resources Development, Heifer International Foundation, Heifer Executive Office, Heifer International Board of Directors, and others as needed. Oversees the correspondence, files, and records related to the same.  Works closely with the fundraising team in training and use of wealth screening to identify and confirm donors and prospects for major gift solicitations.  Responds to research and analytical report requests from Vice President and fundraisers on an ongoing basis.  2.  Support and implement proactive donor and prospect identification plans, support major gift strategies that build, maintain and strengthen relationships.  Supports fundraisers by assisting in developing and implementing proactive prospect management and strategies for individual donors/prospects.  Drafts, proofs, and types for signature, donor correspondence and research reports for the Department of Philanthropy. Serves as support arm for Relationship Fundraising for Major Gift team.  Works closely with the Major Gifts team to ensure research goals correspond with approved fundraising initiatives and processes, and conducts regular donor review sessions with the same to discuss leads and to determine appropriate action.  Handles extremely sensitive information with confidentiality and tact.  May perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned.  3.  Coordinate prospect research resources, wealth screening, and modeling projects.  Annually manages and maintains a full spectrum of research resources including internet and on-line subscriptions, business, government and library publications, and contacts with both internal and external sources.  Within the first 6 months, develops policies and procedures for all high-touch fundraiser teams with regard to prospect research, creating and maintaining user manuals, incorporating business rules and best practices.  Annually advises Vice President on budget issues related to screening and donor research resources.  4.  Strategy & Analysis.  Based on research findings, provides fundraising strategy recommendations.  Delivers giving capacity and ask amount analysis for major donor solicitations.  Coordinates annual training for the major gift team on research-related topics and analysis.  May perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree plus four (4) years of related experience.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus five (5) years’ experience, or an Associate’s degree in a related field plus six (6) years’ experience.  Proven record of accomplishment in prospect research.  Experience in building and maintaining relationships with individual donors.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

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

 

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RENTALS COORDINATOR  (part-time / 30 hours per week)

Wildwood Park for the Arts / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Wildwood’s Rental Coordinator is a highly organized, responsible, personable and independently motivated individual who wants to play an essential role within the Park’s small team to provide a positive, service-oriented experience to Wildwood’s rental clients and the general public. The Rental Coordinator is the primary contact for individuals, organizations and businesses that may choose to rent or utilize Wildwood’s grounds and indoor facilities. Coordinator must be able to seek out, book, and effectively manage diverse rental opportunities, indoors and outdoors, including meetings, weddings, major multi-day corporate events.

 

Description:  Execute marketing and sales strategies for Wildwood’s rental program by researching, developing and recruiting potential rental clients, creating sales letters and materials for targeted organizations, tour industry and convention representatives.  Respond promptly to all rental inquiries and questions via phone, email or walk-in appointments.  Meet with all potential renters to discuss and promote the property’s exterior and interior spaces and the value the Park has for the community.  Create and maintain all contracts and paper work regarding rentals and facilities usage.  Serve as primary liaison between Wildwood and all third party vendors (e.g. rental suppliers, florists, caterers, etc.) required of rental contracts.  [Rental Coordinator does not serve as an Event Planner for a renter, but is the onsite representative and coordinator for delivery and pick-up times at the Park, orientation, etc.]  Coordinate all provisions for the rental, including but not limited to security, cleaning, building maintenance supplies, and inventory provided by or rented from Wildwood (e.g. theatre equipment, tables, chairs, linens, etc.)  Collaborate with development/patron relations/marketing personnel.  Interface with Facilities Manager/Technical Director and other personnel.  Work as a team member on festivals, special events, meetings and other public and private gatherings.  Additional responsibilities as assigned.  Position to reports to Executive Director.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor degree preferred with proven prior experience (3+ years) in rentals, sales, and/or event coordination.  Basic understanding of theatrical production fundamentals a plus.

 

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

 

Leslie Golden, Executive Director

leslie@wildwoodpark.org

 

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SECRETARY / INFORMATION & TECHNOLOGY

North Little Rock School District / North Little Rock

Closing:  May 11

 

Summary:  This position coordinates and supports the management of the daily operations of   the Technical Services Department. The position serves as the secretary to the Technology Manager and other department staff as well as providing various support services for staff and the public. The position promotes positive public relations for the school district.

 

Description:  Coordinates the daily operations of the Technical Services central office and manages all clerical functions within the department. Answers the telephone and responds to inquiries; screens calls for Technical Services personnel; answers any overflow.  Provides secretarial assistance to the Technology Director, Network Systems Administrator and Information Technology Technicians. Maintains appointment calendar and schedules meetings. Compiles data and prepares reports and lists.  Formats and types correspondence, forms, memoranda, reports duplicate materials, types and distributes staff information.  Maintains a regular filing system, and processes incoming correspondence.  Processes and directs calls to appropriate staff regarding computer repairs, network issues and phone equipment.  Orders and maintains supplies.  Maintains a schedule of appointments and arranges conferences.  Serve as a resource for troubleshooting phone calls and email regarding computer repairs, network outages, enterprise systems and telephone.  Is highly confidential in all internal and external. Proficient in eFinance.  Proficient in Microsoft Office products.  Be able to change passwords for district users Email or Network Logon.  Be able to create new accounts in Email and Windows Active Directory.  Maintain Payroll, Attendance, and other HR duties for the Technology Department staff.  Responsible for creating purchase orders for district technology purchases.  Responsible for inventory and documentation of technology products.  Responsible for updating NLRSD technology equipment for the district.  Responsible for answering the phone and escalating the call if needed.  Coordinates delivery of equipment.  Unloads equipment and inspects for damages.  Assist with technology professional developments.  Manages the Professional Library/CIV lab for usage.  Working knowledge of policies and procedures of building.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED.)  Two to four years related experience.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://northlittlerock.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=835

 

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SENIOR DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

University Advancement

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith / Fort Smith

Job ID:  17-21-0090

Closing:  May 26

 

Summary:  The Senior Development Officer reports to the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement and will serve as the leader for the development team and is charged with planning and executing annual and long-term strategic goals through comprehensive philanthropic program.  The Senior Development Officer will manage a portfolio of major gift prospects, developing and implementing plans for engagement, solicitation, and stewardship; design visits and meetings that utilize faculty, staff and students, both on and off campus, in order to provide donors/prospects with a personalized experience.; manage individual stewardship plan for assigned prospects and work closely with the Director of Donor Relations to ensure stewardship from a broader inclusive perspective; work with Development Analyst to identify new prospects; generate written proposals and grants to submit to prospects as well as to Corporations and Foundations in an effort to generate funding; responsible for developing relationships with and between faculty and alumni, friends, and corporate and foundation leaders that result in effective partnering and increased philanthropic funding; attend University and Foundation events in an effort to continuously identify new prospects and cultivate relationships of current donors; educate and inform the faculty, staff and administrators about the fundraising process.

 

Requirements:  Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education; seven years of experience in higher education or nonprofit fundraising with particular focus on individual major gift programs; demonstrated success with major gift fundraising; experience in building and maintaining relationships based on trust and respect; excellent communication skills, written and verbal; and proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.  Preferred qualifications include experience working with capital campaigns and corporate and foundation giving, managing gift staff, working with an effective prospect management system, and fundraising at more than one college or university.  Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for part of these requirements.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  http://uafs.edu/hr/17-21-0090

 

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SENIOR DEVELOPMENT OFFICER / ANNUAL GIFTS

ACH Foundation

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

 

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. Supervise and mentor annual gifts staff. Coordinate interaction with hospital staff to facilitate all aspects of philanthropic process. Collaborate with Foundation team on annual gift planning (strategic, tactical, and operational). Other select projects will be assigned. Must have own transportation and be willing to travel routinely throughout the state, including nights and weekends.

 

Description:  1.  Plan and manage annual fundraising and community-based activities.  Create and lead formal plan for annual fundraising activities including goals, timelines and budgets.  Make recommendations to SrVP/VP/DOD (Director of Development) regarding appropriate cultivation activities.  Assist annual gifts management in the creation and implementation of an annual operating budget and strategic plan.  Meet or exceed assigned metrics (personal visits, number of donors, referrals and revenue.)  Oversee fiscal management and record keeping of all gifts.  2.  Solicit groups and individuals for outright and 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.  Create a cultivation/solicitation time table and assign prospects.  Provide a monthly administrative staff report.  Assist with events as assigned.  Work with communications and planning staff to develop support materials.  Coordinate contracts with 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.  3.  Steward and 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 events/meetings.  4.  Direct training, development and continuing education for annual gifts staff.  Develop training activities for staff and volunteers to ensure adequate understanding of annual gift programs.  Participate in local, regional and national training as requested.  Supervise and mentor assigned staff and volunteers.  Collaborate with DOD for implementation of annual fundraising activities.  In absence of DOD, lead AG staff.  5.  Complete projects and 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, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or other similar field of study.  Five (5) years of development experience.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree or equivalent in Non-Profit Management, Business, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or other similar field of study.  Membership in national and local chapters of AHP, AFP, CASE or PPP.  Seven (7) years of development experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3034503

 

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SENIOR MANAGER OF BUSINESS SUPPORT

Axciom / Conway

Req. Number:  JR003367

 

Summary:  The Senior Manager of Business Support will lead the business support services team within Acxiom. They will receive assignments in the form of objectives and determine how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. They provide guidance to the administrative staff within the latitude of established company policies and recommend changes to policies and establish procedures that affect immediate organization(s.)

 

Description:  Acts as advisor to administrative staff to meet schedules and/or resolve problems.  Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques that make the administrative pool function efficiently and effectively.  Develops and administers schedules and performance requirements; will have budget responsibilities.  Frequently interacts with associates, supervisors, and/or functional peer group managers, normally involving matters between functional areas, and other units.  Often must lead a cooperative effort among members of a project team.

 

Requirements:  Knowledge of associate management and work flow.  Evaluation of skill gaps and training needs.  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with administrative staff, leaders, peers and customers through excellent communication and conflict resolution skills.  Knowledge of the use and understanding of administrative policies for office procedures such as maintaining confidentiality, filing and tracking, ordering and receiving supplies, accounts payable, travel arrangements, expense reporting, help desk tickets, corporate procurement, office moves, invoice submission.  Skills in MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.  Considerable experience with customer interaction.  Ability to set priorities, manage time of self and staff, coordinate activities of others, revise work procedures, and meet procedure standards required.  Skills in professional business communication: in writing, listening and verbal skills, and small group process management, and mentoring.  Ability to develop a comprehensive understanding and willingness to assist with all clerical policies, procedures, and tasks with each administrative assistant.  Demonstrated self-starter, able to work independently and prioritize workload, and have reliable attendance and punctuality.  PACT – Passion, Accountability, Creativity, and Teamwork (a foundation of Acxiom’s culture.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://acxiom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AcxiomUSA/job/Conway/Senior-Manger-of-Business-Support_JR003367-1

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST & GRAPHIC DESIGN

North Arkansas Regional Medical Center / Harrison

Job ID:  2016-1875

 

Summary:  Perform a variety of skilled duties involved in the design and layout of NARMC’s printed and electronic publication and communication needs. Maintain a positive electronic NARMC presence through social media and website monitoring.

 

Description:  Assist in planning and developing NARMC publications programs; analyze and interpret the requirements for the design and production of a wide range of publications that meet NARMC’s development, public relations and recruitment needs.  Consults with clients to assess their needs, ensuring that design specifications meet specific budget restrictions and deadlines; establish priorities as required.  Research and analyze appropriate background materials to advise clients and to provide an accurate final design.  Determine and prepare graphics specifications in accordance with budgetary limitations.  Participate in long-range planning of NARMC’s publications programs.  Work independently on a project-by-project basis to anticipate needs and fulfill internal guidelines. Analyze and select proper paper, ink, type, font, illustrations and printing techniques to be used in total production.  Evaluate other illustrative material regarding space allocation to determine most effective layout.  Maintain liaison with clients and other staff members, as well as venders (e.g., illustrators, photographers, printers, and writers), to communicate job specifications and ensure deadlines are met. Keep abreast of recent developments and technologies in the graphic arts field.  Schedule all web and multimedia work with various web staff. Track all deadlines and expenses and communicate this and other vital project information to the web design team.  Organize and prioritize projects, assign daily tasks and manage task workload for the web design staff in order to complete projects within constraints of budget and approved quote.  Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging, and audience identification. As well as reputation management and optimization.  Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members.  Set up and optimize company pages within each platform to increase the visibility of NARMC’s social content.  Moderate all user-generated content in line with the moderation policy for each community.  Create editorial calendars and syndication schedules.  Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information.  Collaborate with other departments (Customer relations, Marketing, PR and Events) to manage reputation, identify key players and coordinate actions.

 

Requirements:  Associates in graphic design, computer science, Communications, Marketing, Business or related field or equivalent experience.  Two years of directly related Graphic Communications and Design Experience.  Experience managing digital and social media in a sophisticated and complex organization that has a strong external presence.  Ability to both manage and create content in various formats and media.

 

Preferred:  Bachelors in graphic design, computer science, Communications, Marketing, Business or related field.  Related experience in a healthcare setting.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

https://careers-narmc.icims.com/jobs/1875/social-media-specialist-and-graphic-design/job?mobile=false&width=1794&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

 

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TECHNICAL WRITER

Bank of the Ozarks / Little Rock

Job ID:  3630

 

Summary:  Provide support to the retail, training, compliance, lending teams in preparation of written bank policies and procedures.  (This position can be located in Little Rock, AR or Ozark, AR.)

 

Description:  Ability to read, write and compile technical documents, including descriptions, processes and procedures.  Maintain confidentiality.  Work with retail, training, compliance and lending teams to develop proper lifecycle documentation.  Standardize documents across all covered areas to incorporate into presentations, policies and procedure.  Determine the gap between documented requirements and functionality of applications and real world application with an emphasis on current requirements.  Employ the use of existing documentation and update and/or recreate where needed.  Ensure strict compliance with various rules and regulations relation to the writing of policies and procedures.  Submit drafts of proposed policies/procedures to Procedures Approval Committee for review and managed edits.  Verify the clarity, completeness, accuracy, approvals and quality of all documents prior to posting to OzarkWeb.  Confirm end-user knowledge through feedback of cross-functional sources.  Creation and updates to various quick reference guides and manuals located on OzarkWeb.

 

Requirements:  Associate Degree or higher in Technical Writing or related field.  Minimum two (2) years of Microsoft Office, Excel, Adobe, experience.

 

Preferred:  Minimum one (1) year of Teller experience, preferred but not required.  Minimum one (1) year of new accounts experience, preferred but not required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_bankofozarks/external/jobDetails.do?functionName=getJobDetail&jobPostId=8605&localeCode=en-us

 

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TESSITURA SERVICES MANAGER

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  The Tessitura Services Manager is responsible for overseeing Tessitura, Walton Arts Center’s ticketing/CRM system. The TSM establishes and maintains Walton Arts Center’s relationship with Tessitura. The TSM manages Tessitura software utilization in the organization. The TSM will manage the Tessitura Core Team to develop the use of Tessitura for optimal benefit to the organization, ensuring it is being used effectively and efficiently by all users throughout Walton Arts Center.

 

Description:  Oversee and maintain relationship with the Tessitura Network, patron management software vendor, to ensure that Walton Arts Center gets maximum benefits from contracts and services.  Facilitate Tessitura implementation and operation to ensure the best usage of the system.  Administrator of Tessitura products, services and budget. (RAMP, TNEW, TNMP, TSTATS, Security.)  Oversee Queue-It Walton Arts Center’s high volume waiting room.  Manage our large on-sale days working with different departments and the Tessitura Network to monitor and troubleshoot problems. Maintain Tessitura data integrity by working with departments to create/maintain data standards, create/maintain security groups, create/maintain training plans and carry out user training, create/maintain internal Tessitura policies and procedures, leading Tess Core team, implementing and promoting data entry best practices, assigning appropriate data cleansing duties to Tessitura users.  Responsible for creating/maintaining custom reports for departments via Infomaker/SSRS tools.  Provide analysis of data and contribute to the development of sales and pricing strategy.  Point of contact internally for all Tessitura issues to ensure proper function of purchase/donation paths.  New hire Tessitura setup and training.  Be a champion for technology in the organization.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent work experience. Prior SQL experience is necessary. A high level of computer literacy with knowledge and experience in using the standard Microsoft Office suite, plus the initiative and ability to learn Tessitura software.

 

Preferred:  Prior arts or music venue IT/System Admin experience.

 

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

 

Karen Percival, Director of Human Resources

humanresources@waltonartscenter.org

 

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WEB DEVELOPER

University Relations

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith / Fort Smith

Job ID:  17-20-0074

 

Summary:  Will work with the University Relations team, including graphic designers, editor, photographer and web administrator responsible for preparing and maintaining content for the public website. Duties include: manage and design college Internet sites; administer and maintain content within a CMS environment; create, check, maintain, and approve web content; ensure all web content is compliant with ADA standards; improve web content so it may be viewed in mobile platforms as needed; work with on-campus clients to develop content and design for department webpages; perform minor maintenance to university websites; prepare and preform CMS updates as needed; and perform other duties as required and/or assigned. Routine work schedule is Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional overtime required.

 

Requirements: Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in web development or a related field; plus a working knowledge of HTML5 and Adobe Creative Suite; and experience working with CMS environments.  Candidates with one year of work experience in web development or related field; a working knowledge of SCSS, CSS3, Ruby, Jquery, and Javascript; and experience working with PHP are preferred. Willingness to work in a PC based environment and knowledge of Drupal or other web development tools or content management systems is a plus. Demands of the position require a quick learner with initiative, attention to detail, and good judgment; a high level of professionalism; excellent oral and written communication skills; individual drive for productivity, execution, and high standards for all graphic design pieces; the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume environment; good organizational, time management, and customer service skills; a proven ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously while under tight deadlines; and the ability to keep up with evolving programs and software as well as learning new programs necessary for completing various projects.  Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for part of these requirements.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  http://uafs.edu/hr/17-20-0074

 

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WEEKEND ANCHOR / MULTI-SKILLED JOURNALIST

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

Description:  Anchor weekend newscasts Saturday and Sunday evenings.  Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.  Use editorial 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/J3J3FD6KXXZGV3T2WGP/