Marketing/Social Media Coordinator Position Open in Maumelle, AR

Marketing/Social Media Coordinator

Maumelle, AR
Full-time $25k – $60k
If you are a Marketing/Social Media Coordinator with experience, please read on!

What You Will Be Doing

•Develop and implement innovative marketing and advertising campaigns including tracking results
•Develops and maintain working relationships
•Maintain inventory of all promotional materials
•Develop innovative and creative media content across all social media platforms
•Develop innovative and creative media collateral
•Propose creative strategy for all marketing campaigns
•Keep track of all social media trends and competition
•Reporting as required with statistics and results
•Keep social medial and marketing campaigns relevant to the product and clientele
•Photographic and Video experience including Facebook live and video blogging

What You Need for this Position

•Degree in Marketing or related field preferred
•Multi Family experience preferred
•Portfolio or prior collateral samples produced
•Social Media campaign experience
•Strong computer skills including all Microsoft products
•Ability to retain relevance on all social media platforms as they progress and evolve
•Must have valid driver’s license
So, if you are a Marketing/Social Media Coordinator with experience, please apply today!

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Ashley Kraus is recruiting for this position and the positions below.
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Exit Marketing Seeks Social Media Specialist

Social Media Specialist 

 

Are you a good writer? Have experience managing social media plans? Follow us. EXIT needs a social media specialist. So what will you be doing? Assisting our agency president with researching trends, content creation of blogs and posts, organizing and presenting social media analytics, building meaningful connections with vendors, clients and potential clients, and attending promotional events for EXIT. What kind of work environment can you expect? EXIT is a small, but growing team of creative, intelligent people unwilling to settle for average marketing ideas and results. We have fun working together, and we wear a lot of hats. We also wear jeans a lot. Learn more about joining our team at exitmarketing.net. Send your resume and why you’re the best candidate for this job to info@exitmarketing.net. We are looking for candidates with social media writing and management experience.

 

Encourage 8th Grade Girls to Apply TODAY for Girls of Promise Conference

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The Women’s Foundation of Arkansas’s Girls of Promise conferences introduce 8th-grade girls to women role models in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.

This two-day conference is free to all accepted applicants, thanks to the amazing support of sponsors and donors from across the state. Learn more.

Girls of Promise® is proven to encourage girls to continue pursuing higher-level science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses past eighth grade, with goals towards careers in these fields.

Since 1999, more than 5,000 eighth-grade girls have been introduced to women with careers in STEM fields, participated in hands-on learning activities, and met other girls passionate about learning through their participation at Girls of Promise® conferences.

Educators from around the state recommend high-achieving girls to attend a Girls of Promise® conference for two days of activities focused on the importance of higher education and the payoff of hard work (and fun). Girls meet others like themselves and realize it’s okay to be a bright, motivated person with big dreams. They also meet and learn from women with amazing careers such as scientists, welders, physicians, computer systems engineers, and coders.

Apply here by Friday, January 13, 2017.

AR Kids Read Seeks Development Assistant

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Mission – To improve the future of Arkansas children and families by advancing literacy education through community engagement and tutoring so that all children can read proficiently.

 

Vision – Every child in Arkansas will read proficiently by the end of third grade.

 

Goals

  • Encourage the central Arkansas community to financially support AR Kids Read’s programs.
  • Inform community residents about the need to improve the reading skills of at-risk elementary age children to help improve the futures of both families and the community as a whole.
  • Increase public awareness and appreciation among the general public and targeted constituencies for the need for grade level reading proficiency by communicating relevant information and raising the profile of AR Kids Read as an advocate for childhood reading proficiency.

 

Position:

Reporting to the Executive Director and Community Relations staff, the Development Assistant will build capacity by working to increase funding and sustainability of AKR’s programs through fundraising, resource development, community outreach, collaboration and networking.

 

 

  • Develop and Maintain a fundraising plan
  • Raise funds through grant writing for donations
  • Maintain donor relationships
  • Oversee fundraising campaigns
  • Work with the Board of Directors, Executive Director and Operations manager to diversify and expand AKR’s sources of funding
  • Maintain a database of tutors and donors in order to create an efficient tracking system for grants and donations
  • Collaborate and network with other agencies, organizations or individuals in order to further AKR’s mission, visibility, and sustainability.
  • Work with AKR staff to increase public awareness of AKR through newsletters, website, and social media platforms.
  • Represent AKR at community activities.
  • Expand/strengthen partnerships/networks by working with the 70+ collaborative organizations to coordinate efforts between AR Kids Read and those partners. Will also assist in expanding the network of organizations as well as facilitate joint funding, staff training, and sharing of resources where possible.
  • Attend weekly meetings in order to identify development and fundraising needs.

 

This is a full-time national service position that provides a bi-weekly living allowance (every two weeks) of $455.70.  In addition, there is an end of service award – a choice between an Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,815 or a cash-stipend of $1500 (both are taxable).  (Child care assistance and health care coverage may be available, are not guaranteed and have other qualifying requirements.)  Read more about service benefits here-https://www.vistacampus.gov/in-service/benefits-service

 

Qualifications

 

The Regional Coordinator will be thoroughly committed to AR Kids Read’s mission and to national service.  All candidates should have the following qualifications and experience:

 

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • A US Citizen, National or Permanent Resident.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (preferred but not required).
  • Job posting closes January 30, 2017.

 

To Apply

 

Please send a resume and cover letter to twheelis@arkidsread.org.  Include the words “Development Assistant VISTA” in the email subject line.

Job Opportunities – Snow Day 2017 Edition

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Content Director – Hortus/P. Allen Smith CompaniesLittle Rock, AR

Hortus Ltd is a multi-media production company for garden authority, author, and television host P. Allen Smith.

Our company is looking for a Content Director to join our marketing team. Primary responsibility of this position is to lead the editorial strategy for P. Allen Smith and manage content deliverables—internal and external.

This is a full time, salaried position with benefits. The office is in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas.

Content Director Responsibilities

  • Develop, lead, and manage the content strategy, including strategies for website, print, social media, and public relations content.
  • Develop and implement an inbound marketing strategy using tools such as Hubspot, Contently, or others.
  • Be the guardian of the “brand voice” as it relates to all company content.
  • Create and implement editorial schedules for digital/print media and public relations.
  • Develop relationships with freelance writers as well as manage contributing editors/freelances who create content on our behalf.
  • Collaborate with others on the marketing team to produce engaging content that targets not only our current audience, but reaches out to new demographics.
  • Write short and long format articles for a variety of channels, digital and print.
  • Have some knowledge of SEO best practices and can advise the marketing team on how to implement them
  • Understand Google Analytics and social media analytics platforms in order to use data to help drive the content strategy
  • Develop, implement and report on client digital campaigns.

Job Type: Full-time

Apply at indeed.com.

Marketing Director – The Manor Assisted Living CommunityLittle Rock, AR

The Manor Assisted Living Communities is expanding and we are looking for a full-time Marketing Director for our assisted living communities. Responsibilities will include closing sales, aggressive daily marketing of our communities, developing relationships with potential residents and their families, consistent follow-up with referral sources and potential residents, and coordinating public relations events. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office and web-based computer systems and possess the ability to thrive in a team environment.

The Manor is an equal opportunity employer. All of our full-time positions offer a complete benefit package that includes a full range of insurance options, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, etc.

DUTIES

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1.)Setting up tours for potential residents

2.)Closing sales

3.)Aggressive marketing of our communities on a daily basis

4.)Developing consistent referral sources

5.)Consistent follow-up with referral sources and future residents

6.)Coordinating all public relation events in the community

7.)Developing relationships with residents and families

8.)Develop relationships with local doctor’s offices

9.)Completing necessary contract paperwork with residents and families

10.)Strengthen and maintain census

11.)Educate callers on our community

12.)Coordinate move ins with all departments

13.)Follow up on residents that are temporarily out of the community

QUALIFICATIONS

College degree in Marketing or a related field preferred

Three years of progressive and relevant experience

Must possess knowledge of Assisted II regulations and licensure requirements.

Demonstrated success in planning, implementing, and evaluating successful marketing campaigns

Excellent public speaking, communication, and presentation skills

Superior relationship building, networking, and customer service skills

Must enjoy working with Seniors.

Strong computer and internet skills, including Microsoft Office suite

Apply at indeed.com.

Creative Director – NLC Products IncLittle Rock, AR

We are currently seeking an individual to manage all aspects of graphic design, from concepts to design and execution for our company’s five national mail order catalogs, their websites, social media sites and other digital needs. The successful candidate will work on both marketing/promotional initiatives as well as product design to create a cohesive, recognizable brand statement. We’re an energetic team of creatives who value innovation, forward-thinking design and a work environment that promotes cooperative team effort. If you enjoy working in a high-energy fast pace atmosphere with some of the top talents in Central Arkansas, NLC Products is the place to be.

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years as a professional graphic designer
  • 4+ years’ experience in supervisory role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Art, Design or Graphic Arts is required
  • Retail Catalog/Ecommerce or Ad Agency experience is a plus
  • Dedication to graphic consistency and quality across all channels
  • Ability to work overtime when necessary to complete time-sensitive projects
  • Extensive experience and highly skilled with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong design, print, prepress and production experience is a must
  • Experience conceptualizing and directing photo shoots

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the creative department and merchandising team to create original graphic content for the company’s retail catalogs, website, social media pages and other marketing materials
  • Communicate with senior management to develop an aesthetic and brand that reflects the company’s core values and ideals
  • Design & execute project plans and create systems and processes to meet print and online deadlines.
  • Schedule and manage the production of projects with our in-house merchandising and creative teams
  • Review graphic materials to assess their validity, accuracy and appropriateness for our five corporate brands
  • Maintain graphic consistency across all deliverables
  • Work closely with creative, IT and marketing teams to ensure all quality checks have been put in place (offer, promo codes, revisions, etc.)
  • Develop artistic concepts with art team
  • Work with printers to handle budget and technical details.
  • Collaborate with marketing and merchandising teams.
  • Assist Marketing in company’s social media efforts.
  • This is a working supervisory position

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Little Rock, AR 72212

Required education: Bachelor’s

Required experience: Design: 8+ years. Management: 4+ years

Required language: English

Skills:

  • Ability to express ideas concisely and clearly, both orally and in writing.
  • Possess interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationships with others
  • Possess the drive necessary to meet or exceed company expectations
  • Possess the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Team Players

About NLC Products Inc.

NLC Products Inc. produces more than 12 million catalogs annually and aggressively markets its products online. Catalogs include Sgt. Grit Marine Corp Specialties (Grunt.com), Creative Irish Gifts (CreativeIrishGifts.com), Femail Creations (FemailCreations.com), Creations & Collections (CreationsAndCollections.com) and the company’s original offering Nite Lite Company (HuntSmart.com).

We are a dynamic company that offers a competitive salary and benefits package including major medical, supplemental insurance programs, and paid vacations and holidays.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Graphic Design: 8 years
  • supervisory role: 4 years

Apply at indeed.com.

Associate Art Director/Graphic Designer – The Design Group

The Design Group currently seeks an individual to concept and execute the graphic design for advertisements and print communications. The candidate should have a minimum of three years design experience. In addition to graphic design, the candidate would also work directly with agency creative directors in choosing photographers, illustrators, models, copywriters and any props necessary for the development of print communications.
Candidate must also:

  • Have advanced skill in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign software
  • Be proficient in Macintosh and PC Platforms
  • Have the ability to express ideas concisely, and clearly, both orally and in writing.
  • Have considerable interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Possess the drive necessary to meet or exceed client expectations
  • Possess the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

The Design Group is a dynamic company that offers a competitive salary and benefits package including major medical, supplemental insurance programs, and paid vacations and holidays.
To apply: To be considered, please include several writing/creative samples with your submission. As Indeed does not allow for attachments to accompany submitted resumes, interested applicants must call the office at 501.492.4900 to request an email address in order to submit the requested samples. Please note: The individual selected to fill this position will be required to work on-site in our Little Rock, AR office from 8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M., Monday-Friday. Telecommuters need not apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Graphic Design: 3 years

Apply at indeed.com.

Downtown Little Rock Partnership Seeks Communications Director

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Employer
Downtown Little Rock Partnership
http://www.downtownlr.com

Position
Communications Director

Type
Professional Opportunity

Location
Little Rock, AR

Details
$30,000 – $40,000

Downtown Little Rock Partnership (DLRP) is a nonprofit organization representing its members in pursuit of a remarkable urban experience for all who live, work, play and invest in downtown Little Rock. DLRP strives to provide leadership in this endeavor by addressing or advocating for planning, legislation, transportation, economic development and numerous public and private initiatives. These initiatives serve to strengthen the overall downtown business, cultural, entertainment, recreational, and residential communities, and to enhance the image of downtown Little Rock.
Under the guidance of the Executive Director, the Communications Director serves as director for all aspects of media relations, public relations and internal and external communications that are needed to carry out the DLRP board directed goals and initiatives. Strives for development and retention of DLRP membership.
Current programs include weekly e-newsletter, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds, yearly magazine, promotion of Annual Meeting, smaller events and the Main Street Food Truck Festival. Populating website with current content and events, producing reports and presentations as requested.
Communications Director will attend all Executive Committee and Board of Directors meetings. They will work with Operations Director and Executive Director to recruit new members to join the DLRP and work to better serve current members by helping to promote their events as needed.
Other duties to include:
 Maintain a relationship with downtown communicators and other DLRP members for monitoring downtown public relations needs and for networking downtown events and activities for the overall purpose of bringing people downtown
 Increases social media activity, and utilizes new methods of communication.
 Develop text message based communication program
 Produce or coordinates production of DLRP marketing materials
 Write press releases, coordinates press conferences, produces media kits
 Oversee advertising and advertising projects
 Assist Executive Director and Events Director with marketing plans and tools for fundraising
 Assist Executive Director and Board of Directors with development and retention of membership
 Stay in close communication with Executive Director as to DLRP projects, meetings, plans and activities and attends DLRP committee meetings as appropriate
 Represent the Executive Director and/or DLRP at events and meetings as requested
 Provide assistance with research and development
 Coordinate response to DLRP website inquiries

QUALIFICATIONS
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish priorities and work independently; excellent communication skills; proficiency in multiple social media platforms, knowledge of communications fundamentals, governmental policies governing historic resources.
A bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing or a related field, or equivalent experience; at least two years’ experience in an administrative position with a nonprofit organization (preferred); experience building and maintaining a communications program; ability to attend evening and weekend events and meetings.

Compensation: $30,000 to $40,000 per year, depending on experience. Healthcare (including vision and dental) and retirement available after first 1000 hours worked.

Open until 1/20/2017

How to apply
Application deadline is January 20, 2017. Send cover letter, resume, one writing sample, and three professional references via e-mail to: gholmstrom@downtownlr.com

Job Opportunities – Auld Lange Syne Edition

ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR

Maumelle Center on the Lake

City of Maumelle / Maumelle

 

Summary:  The City of Maumelle is currently taking applications for the position of Activities Coordinator with the Maumelle Center on the Lake.  The general purpose of Activities Coordinator is to plan, promote, and provide as required all event and activity planning for department. Coordinate special events and activities of Maumelle Center on the Lake. Position is 40 hours and considered full-time.

 

Description:  Plan, promote and provide all event and activity planning for department, promote events and activities with developing fliers, posting on social media and press releases. Responsible for inputting events into Scheduleplus software accurately and by deadline for session information, and for all program information submission into bi-monthly newsletter and submission with LPi. Work with contract instructors to provide class lists of registered attendees and submit check requests for paid contractors for 50% at half of session and remaining 50% at end of session, teach classes as needed (Exercise, computer, etc.) and/or work with outside instructors to teach classes. Source and/or order any materials required for events and remain within budget, assist with mediating issues that arise among our senior members. Develop programming for early morning, early evening and Saturdays during gold membership hours, plan and develop set up and tear down instructions and work with staff to efficiently start and end events each session. Keep computers that members have access to updated and download any sites necessary to teach computer classes and/or keep computers operational. Assist in other areas/duties as needed or as the department head directs.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED), plus specialized courses, and two (2) years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certifications for group fitness or other intractable skills a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Visit the City of Maumelle web page (Maumelle.org) and click on the Human Resources Department to print an application. Completed applications should be mailed or faxed to:

 

Human Resources Department

City of Maumelle

550 Edgewood Drive, Suite 555

Maumelle, AR 72113

501-803-4016, fax

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES MANAGER

Little Rock Police Department

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Class Code:  PD80-651-00

Salary:  $51,976 – $80,043

Closing:  January 1

 

Summary:  Manage the administrative functions of the Little Rock Police Department to include processing Departmental payroll, preparation and monitoring of the annual operating and capital budget, grant administration, special fund and project administration, and other financial related activities.

 

Description:  Manages the administrative functions of the Little Rock Police Department to include processing Departmental payroll, preparation of the annual operating and capital budget grant administration, special fund and project administration, and other financial related activities.  Coordinates the Departmental budget process; compiles information and prepares the proposed annual operating and capital budget for approval by the Chief of Police; serves as Departmental liaison by answering questions and providing technical assistance and information to Departmental personnel relative to the annual budget process.  Provides guidance to Departmental employees and ensures compliance with established policies and procedures; ensures all financial-related transactions and record-keeping activities comply with established policies, procedures, principles, laws, and regulations; reviews policies and procedures and makes recommendations for revision.  Monitors the Departmental budget by reviewing monthly budget reports to ensure budget amounts are not exceeded; reviews and approves all budget transactions including purchase requisitions, invoices, payroll, travel requests, account transfers, and asset additions, disposals or transfers.  Maintains and modifies the authorized position strengths for Departmental positions in compliance with the approved budget through the computerized financial/accounting system and verifies data integrity of position control; performs reconciliations of position control between the budget and production modules of the financial/accounting system; coordinates modifications with the Department of Human Resources.  Monitors and analyzes all accounting and financial activities of Little Rock Police Department to ensure budgetary control, cost effective operations and compliance with budget guidelines and Departmental goals and objectives.  Provides training to supervisory personnel in the administration of the Departmental performance appraisal system; audits proposed merit increases to ensure that amounts do not exceed budgeted amounts.  Provides ongoing oversight of Departmental construction and capital projects; coordinates, communicates, and reports status of construction projects to appropriate personnel to ensure completion of the project according to the scheduled timeline; meets and works with project consultants to review and resolve all construction related issues; researches, and makes recommendations for acquisition of land for future construction projects; notifies appropriate Assistant Police Chief of construction progress and all related issues.  Assigns, prioritizes, and directs the work activities and monitors performance of assigned personnel.  Conducts surveys, studies, and other research, compiles and analyzes information to determine trends, identify needs, and obtain information relating to budget and financial related data from internal and external sources; designs, compiles and prepares various narrative, statistical and financial reports relative to budget information; makes recommendations to the Chief of Police.  Conducts research, compiles information, answers questions, provides information and makes recommendations to the Chief of Police, Assistant Police Chiefs, other management staff, and outside agency officials relative to budgeting and long-range capital and financial planning issues.  Evaluates and monitors the performance of Division operations and recommends changes to improve efficiency; develops and implements procedures to ensure effective operation of assigned division; investigates operational or administrative problems, or complaints; reports findings and recommends solutions to the Chief of Police.  Receives information and processes education pay and tuition assistance for eligible Departmental employees in the computerized financial/accounting system.  Develops and implements Departmental policies and procedures to ensure effective tracking and reporting of Departmental funds funded by  bond sales, specials sales tax initiatives and other special funding sources.  Monitors federal, state and local laws, proposals, regulations, union contracts, and statutes for impact on Departmental budget and financial matters; makes recommendations for changes to budget or other financial matters to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations contracts and statutes.  Develops and conducts training programs onsite and offsite to Departmental employees relating to budget preparation and other financial related information.  Reviews, administers and monitors expenditures through grant programs to ensure compliance with local, state and federal guidelines and regulations; works with Department divisions to identify grant sources and completes appropriate funding requests; manages special fund accounts including asset forfeiture funds, seized evidence and special project accounts and donated money funds; performs petty cash audits for all appropriate divisions.  Reviews, interprets and monitors Departmental administrative policies and procedures and makes recommendations for revision to the Chief of Police; answers questions and provides technical assistance and information to Departmental personnel relative to policies and procedures.  Reviews proposed changes, modifications or deletions to employee contracts or the Administrative Policy and Procedure Manual to determine impact on budget or procedures.  Researches and compiles information in response to public inquiries, media and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests; coordinates and ensures appropriate Departmental responses to legal requests for documents and information and for Board of Directors’ action requests and inquiries; forwards information to the Chief of Police.  Serves as administrative liaison regarding budget and financial matters between the Police Department and City departments, and the general public.  Attends various meetings and Departmental staff meetings to provide information and to note items requiring follow-up relative to budget, construction matters, personnel demographics, position control, and other financial matters.  Establishes and maintains hard copy and computer files and records of all budget related projects, activities and other information; prepares regular numerical and narrative reports concerning the progress of construction projects; presents project status and related information at COMPSTAT meetings.  Operates a computer with database, spreadsheet, presentation, and word processing software in the performance of essential functions.  Operates a City pool automobile in the performance of essential job functions.

 

Requirements:  These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration, or a related area, two (2) years of experience in grant administration, four (4) years of professional-level experience in financial management and budgeting activities or related area, to include interpretation and application of guidelines, laws and regulations, or a related area, and two (2) years of supervisory experience.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/littlerock/classspecs/823491

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST III

University Development – Little Rock Office

University of Arkansas / Little Rock

Position Number:  12043

Closing:  January 20

 

Summary:  The Administrative Specialist III is responsible for performing administrative tasks for the Director of Development by composing correspondence, preparing reports and materials, answering phones, and scheduling appointments. The job duties also include data entry and management of biographical and gift information through alumni and donor record tracking database. This position will include occasional travel to the University of Arkansas – Fayetteville campus as required. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Formal education equivalent of a high school diploma.  At least one year of specialized training in business management, business education, or a related field.  At least 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.  Written and oral skills as presented in application materials provided.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/17922

 

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ADVERTISING & MARKETING DIRECTOR

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Fayetteville (Springdale)

 

Summary:  We are looking for a full-time advertising and marketing director for Northwest Arkansas.  You will be responsible for all advertising for our award-winning newspapers and websites, including our daily newspaper, nine weeklies, monthly Ozark Living Magazine & HAWGS Illustrated, and Flypaper our digital advertising agency. Implementing high-performance plans to maximize the results of the retail, national, classifieds, legal and digital sales staff in the areas of advertising sales, revenue growth, creative services, production and cost control; prepares budgets for advertising operation; oversees training and development of department managers and staff; works effectively with President and management team to develop and implement new or expanded products.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume with cover letter (subject line – Advertising & Marketing Director) to:  jobs@nwadg.com.

 

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ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  12438

Closing:  January 9

 

Summary:  The Assistant to the Director of Communications primary responsibility is to provide administrative support to the Director of Communications. The job responsibilities include purchasing; proofreading; editing; event planning; making travel-related arrangements; tracking expenses and providing reports; tracking and ordering recruitment and promotional materials; performing front-line customer service (faculty, staff, students and others); and performing other tasks as assigned.

 

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

 

Preferred:   Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, business, or a related field.  Experience with journalistic or technical writing and editing.  Experience with interviewing people to gather information for stories.  Experience with promotional or marketing tools.  Intermediate experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.  Experience with higher education purchasing and personnel software, such as RazorBuy or BASIS.  Experience with purchasing advertising, including working with media companies that supply advertising.  Administrative support experience.  Experience in collaborating with faculty, staff, students or clients.  Experience working with a self-driven, fast-paced creative team, or a comparable experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/17892

 

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ASSOCIATE ART DIRECTOR / GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Design Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Design Group currently seeks an individual to concept and execute the graphic design for advertisements and print communications. The candidate should have a minimum of three years design experience. In addition to graphic design, the candidate would also work directly with agency creative directors in choosing photographers, illustrators, models, copywriters and any props necessary for the development of print communications.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume and a minimum of three writing/creative samples to:

 

Shan Johnson, Office Manager

shan@designgroupmarketing.com

 

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ASSOCIATE MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

CARTI Foundation / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The CARTI Foundation seeks an Associate Major Gifts Officer to assist and enhance the major gifts program at CARTI, an independent, non-profit cancer treatment facility.  This individual will research, identify, cultivate, solicit and steward prospects and donors for major gifts and will contribute to the attainment of CARTI Foundation goals in that area.

 

Description:  Assists with the planning and implementation of all aspects of major gift solicitation. Conducts face-to-face cultivations and solicitations.  Interacts with donors, prospects, board members, volunteers, patients, CARTI physicians and  colleagues on an ongoing basis.   Maintains a portfolio of donor prospects.  Makes and reports on regular contacts with prospects.  Adheres to metric standards and goals as defined by CARTI.  Uses donor database to identify and upgrade prospects and donors and to record and manage process.  Assists with donor recognition and stewardship.  Trains and involves board members, volunteers and key colleagues in the prospect identification  and solicitation process as needed.  Prepares written correspondence and proposals.  Prepares plans, reports and budgets as needed.  Plans and attends donor appreciation events.  Participates in CARTI and other events where donors or prospects may be present.  Assumes responsibilities as needed in the absence of other colleagues.  Handles multiple tasks at one time in a professional manner.  Adapts to and accepts flexibility,  change, and a fast pace schedule.  Adheres to CARTI policies and procedures, including policies related to professional appearance  and conduct.  Be available for some travel outside of central Arkansas.  Some trips may also require overnight  stays to call on prospects/donors or to attend educational conferences.  Works with all staff as requested.  Other responsibilities related to specific skills and experience may be assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Three years of increasingly more responsible fundraising experience.  Proven experience with proposal development, donor portfolio work and relationship development which have led to successful charitable gifts is highly desirable.

 

Preferred:  CFRE or other specific fundraising training is desirable.

 

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

 

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BRAND MANAGER

Onyx Brands / North Little Rock

 

Description:  Maintain brand integrity.  Source and finalize costing on all Brand Items.  Accurately input put all Sourcing data into database in a timely manner. Maintain supplier quotation files and information. Communication with suppliers. Prepare presentations for brand. Comply with federal packaging regulations for US and Canada.  Secure pre-Production and production samples from selected suppliers.  Maintain accurate and current files and records of presentations cost analysis and sourcing information.  Build and maintain master cost analysis of all products in brand and analyze cost for retailer presentations.  Responsible for maintaining company standards (Product/Packaging.)  Sample management, including photos, logs & costs from suppliers & competition.  Quality control of products.  Product spec pack execution.  Frequent store visits, recap visits analyzing current market and evaluating opportunities for growth in brand.  Research and analyze competition and know the market as it pertains to the brand.   Maintain spec packaging tracking in master cost analysis.  Travel-domestic/internationally, as needed  (minimum of 2-4 weeks in China each year.)  Monthly store visits and the maintenance of the store visit recaps.  Maintain brand product development notes from weekly meeting with purchasing.  Become a partner in developing more efficient procedures in daily processes.  Requires at least a 50 hour work week to manage business.

 

Requirements:  Associates or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.  Two to four (2-4) years project management experience.   Two years retail, beauty, cosmetic or personal care industry a must.  Solid understanding of all brands within the beauty industry.  Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint.  Strong leadership skills; the ability to manage multiple projects and meet many deadlines.  Must have excellent communication skills and be able to work in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment.

 

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

 

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COMMUNITY MANAGER / RELAY FOR LIFE

American Cancer Society / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Executes a portfolio of Relay For Life events, with accountability for significant income targets, as well as event-related mission and advocacy activities. Ensures goal achievement through the effective leadership, engagement, empowerment, and mobilization of event volunteers.

 

Description:  Accountable for the achievement of income performance targets for a portfolio of Relay For Life events, including community feeder events.  Responsible for effectively and efficiently completing activities and meeting target deadlines in order to execute successful events.  Implements best practices for leadership development, increased participation and event revenue growth; drives and encourages creativity and innovation at the community level.  Develops and demonstrates skills in community organization, relationship building and talent identification and leadership development.  Engages, trains and manages relationships with community volunteers to ensure successful events execution, with a focus on event volunteer leadership positions.  Engages the community in Relay For Life to drive increased event participation – event committee, teams, team members, sponsors and survivor/caregiver – including youth engagement through teams in community events, Relay Recess and Field Day, high school Coaches vs. Cancer.  Collaborates with Corporate & Distinguished Partners and Health Systems staff to maximize event success; leverages opportunities to engage constituents from corporate, distinguished partners and health systems activities in events through event sponsorship and participation.  Works in partnership with Health Systems staff for achievement of identified event-related mission goals, including enterprise-wide initiatives. Integrates mission/cancer control activities messaging and within Relay For Life events.  Partners with enterprise support functions and ensures appropriate support is provided for successful execution of events.  Utilizes available tools and processes to maximize event results, including online fundraising.  Utilizes and responds to customer satisfaction survey, comparative event and success factors data.  Monitors progress against objectives; adjusts plans and manages contingency efforts and resources as required.  Ensures strong logistical coordination for assigned events.  Facilitates volunteer retention and ensures meaningful volunteer recognition.  Utilizes defined processes to ensure timely and accurate event data entry.  Ensures compliance with ACS policies, including employment, risk management, event and cash handling, and financial controls.  Works in partnership with ACS CAN, including efforts to increase ACS CAN membership.  Actively demonstrates and cascades the enterprise-wide mindsets: integrity, collaboration and stewardship.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. One year related experience preferred, working within a multi-million dollar organization a plus.  Must have access to car or be able to transport materials to and from meetings and special events/programs. Must be able to staff evening and weekend committee meetings, events and programs. Must be able to staff Friday and Saturday overnight Relay and other events, and remain onsite for the duration of the event.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.cancer.org/job/little-rock/community-manager-relay-for-life-little-rock-ar/79/3256363

 

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CONSULTANT /

MULTIMEDIA INSTRUCTION – COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST

Winrock International / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Consultant will coordinate with Sustainable Water Partnership (SWP) Team in order to produce an education and communication strategy to ensure that SWP takes full advantage of multimedia tools to promote water security approaches and develop a thriving community of practice where toolkits, technical reports and contributions, success stories, online courses, webinars, practical questions, videos and testimonies, and other similar documents and inputs are routinely posted.

 

Description:  Propose a communication strategy based on online modules and certifications, webinars, technical reports and toolkits, and other knowledge products, that is meant to:  Provide state-of the-art multimedia instruction on the topic of water security that can be used in developing countries for both individual and institutional capacity development, and supports leadership, mentoring and twinning.  Attract a reasonably large share of water managers and engineers in developing countries.  Present simple references on water security to sensitize policy makers at large (be they involved in agriculture and food security, energy, health, economic growth, and other development fields.)  Ensure that water security knowledge products (produced by SWP or others) are properly captured and disseminated in order to build a water security community of practice, position USAID as a thought leader on water security, and support water organizations and stakeholder communities and to become “adaptive” entities.  Review best practices and provide guidelines on the design and production of online courses, certifications, webinars, videos and other multimedia instruction tools; also recommend providers with proven experience on design and production of multimedia instruction tools geared towards developing countries.  Suggest a process to inventory and reference other similar websites and resources, as well as water databases.  Assess existing water-related platforms such as:  Water Action Hub; USAID Global Waters website; Euro-Mediterranean Water Information System (EMWIS), etc.  Advise on their relevance to become an SWP portal and work on the development of a new independent portal.  Provide also metrics to monitor the popularity of the portal.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in Communications/Education or equivalent.  Ten or more (10+) years experience as communication/online instruction advisor.  Demonstrated abilities to deliver quality inputs on time.  Ability to work at the highest ethical standards at all times.  Experience in developing countries, notably working on water programs.  Experience with USAID and/or other international program management will be an added advantage.  High Information Technology literacy.  Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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CONTENT DIRECTOR

Hortus – P. Allen Smith Companies / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Our company is looking for a Content Director to join our marketing team.  Hortus Ltd is a multi-media production company for garden authority, author, and television host P. Allen Smith.   Primary responsibility of this position is to lead the editorial strategy for P. Allen Smith and manage content deliverables—internal and external.  This is a full time, salaried position with benefits.

 

Description:   Develop, lead, and manage the content strategy, including strategies for website, print, social media, and public relations content.  Develop and implement an inbound marketing strategy using tools such as Hubspot, Contently, or others.  Be the guardian of the “brand voice” as it relates to all company content.  Create and implement editorial schedules for digital/print media and public relations.  Develop relationships with freelance writers as well as manage contributing editors/freelances who create content on our behalf.  Collaborate with others on the marketing team to produce engaging content that targets not only our current audience, but reaches out to new demographics.  Write short and long format articles for a variety of channels, digital and print.  Have some knowledge of SEO best practices and can advise the marketing team on how to implement them.  Understand Google Analytics and social media analytics platforms in order to use data to help drive the content strategy.  Develop, implement and report on client digital campaigns.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/jobs/detail/7870/content-director

 

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COORDINATOR / DIVISION OFFICE & EVENT SUPPORT

American Cancer Society / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Coordinator, Division Office & Event Support role will be responsible for performing activities to ensure Division offices are opened and staffed to serve the customer in their respective communities as well as perform activities to support a portfolio of distinguished and/or community events. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: mail management, general office operations, office volunteer management, donation/income processing, general event support, event materials and product support, data entry and standard reporting.

 

Description:  Office Support –  Provide office supply management, to include ordering , inventory, receiving orders, and expenses.  Responsible for event materials/product management – receiving orders, maintain inventory and distribute to appropriate staff.  Oversee mail management, coordinate receipt and distribution of letters, packages, correspondence, sort mail, process all office bulk mailings, maintain postage due accounts and postage in meters.  Provide support for facility management, interact with building management and landlord as needed, serve as a liaison for the Facilities Department for annual building inspections injury incident reports, office closure, security point of contact, local point of contact for internal/ external office vendors.  Provide general office operation support, coordinate office space utilization (i.e. work station/ offices) and equipment (phones/PC’s), manage off site / internal storage facilities, maintain and manage inventory of fixed assets (e.g. copiers, postage meters, laptops, wireless cards, LCD players, walkie-talkies, credit card machines, etc.)  Process ePRFs for office related expenses and invoices, point of contact for AV equipment, conference rooms, office meetings and trainings (beverages, food, room preparation, supplies.)  Serve as a liaison for the IT department, work with IT to resolve office wide computer related issues , act as point of contact for computer and hardware upgrades and phone system; return equipment to IT; serve as a systems super user for appropriate technology tools.  Oversee reception and front desk duties, receive incoming calls, provide assistance to callers; greet visitors and provide assistance, ensure office is covered during open hours, assist walk-in patients with mission needs when a mission support role is not in the office.  Oversee office volunteer management, help recruit, train, direct, coordinate, maintain data, and support recognition efforts.  Oversees all donation processing and cash management received in the office according to cash management handling procedures to include incomplete memorials, batch headers, petty cash, bank deposits, event donations SSBC incidents, income or expense adjustments; act as point of contact for finance deposits, assist with inquiries related to income processing.  Create bank night kits: batch forms, accounting packets, log, bank bags, and income processing materials, night deposit keys.  Provide office communication support, office e-mail groupings, office information in the Cancer Resource Connection.  Provide Siebel service request support, handle and manage as assigned, reassign to the appropriate staff person as required.  Event Support – Create event related materials including but not limited to: invitations, RSVPs brochures, posters, letters, programs, certificates, and name tags.  Provide event material support; ensuring appropriate accounting; order event related supplies (awards, brochures, apparel, invitations, promotional products, luminaria, incentive prizes. team captain packets and sponsor packets.)  Prepare event correspondence and mailings, meeting invitations; manage RSVPs; maintain contact lists.  Provide general event support: maintain locations, dates and times for events with SSBC, participant registration, small game of chance license, ticket purchasing , insurance process (certificates of insurance), event related inquires (SRs, phone, walk-ins), auction process (auction items coordination, volunteer training, payment, etc.)  Support data entry to include: income, expenses, sponsorship, committees, sponsors, survivors, post event data etc. into Siebel, EMT, Greater Giving.  Provides day of event support as approved and within policy to include registration, check out, setup and take down of equipment (computers, printer, etc.) onsite donation processing.  Pulls reports to support events, review reports as needed, follow up on data quality or content concerns; compile and summarize data to meet specific event needs. Manage specific data (i.e., registrations, donations, previous YTD information, lapsed participants, team leader reports, etc.)  Setup/compile information on high end events including bid forms, bid paddles, and accurate seat assignments & charts within Greater Giving.

 

Requirements:  Associate’s degree preferred; OR, a combination of education and work experience.  Two years of office or event support experience.  Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.  Strong computer skills; strong word processing, database management and spreadsheet skills.  Ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities in a focused and timely manner.  Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.  Able to work successfully in a diverse team environment.  Able to cultivate relationships in a diverse population of community leaders and volunteers.  Limited travel, including evening and weekend work required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.cancer.org/job/little-rock/coordinator-division-office-and-event-support/79/3630333

 

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CREATIVE DIRECTOR / GRAPHIC DESIGNER

NLC Products / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We are currently seeking an individual to manage all aspects of graphic design, from concepts to design and execution for our company’s five national mail order catalogs, their websites, social media sites and other digital needs. The successful candidate will work on both marketing/promotional initiatives as well as product design to create a cohesive, recognizable brand statement. We’re an energetic team of creatives who value innovation, forward-thinking design and a work environment that promotes cooperative team effort. If you enjoy working in a high-energy fast pace atmosphere with some of the top talents in Central Arkansas, NLC Products is the place to be.

 

Description:  Work with the creative department and merchandising team to create original graphic content for the company’s retail catalogs, website, social media pages and other marketing materials.  Communicate with senior management to develop an aesthetic and brand that reflects the company’s core values and ideals.  Schedule and manage the production of projects with our in-house merchandising and creative teams.  Review graphic materials to assess their validity, accuracy and appropriateness for our five corporate brands.  Maintain graphic consistency across all deliverables.  Develop artistic concepts with art team.  This is a working supervisory position.  Work with printers to handle budget and technical details.  Collaborate with marketing and merchandising teams.  This is a working supervisory position.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Art, Design or Graphic Arts.  Eight years as a professional graphic designer; four years experience in supervisory role.  Experience conceptualizing and directing photo shoots.  Strong design, print, prepress and production experience is a must.  Extensive experience and highly skilled with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Microsoft Word and Excel.  Dedication to graphic consistency and quality across all channels.  Ability to work overtime when necessary to complete time-sensitive projects.

 

Preferred:  Retail catalog/e-commerce or ad agency experience is a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/cmp/NLC-Products-Inc/jobs/Creative-Director-Graphic-Designer-81e30a47af0ebb85?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvXWXI56DUjwHlGlW5kQi1xH6f-vDhgblH17PeoCGknq4BKjDqDk409J7XpoF_dwYh2XVVHqysrOt0b4bki6by7w

 

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DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE / COLLEGE OF ARTS, LETTERS & SCIENCES

Development Office

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

Position Number:  R97676

Closing:  January 9

 

Summary:  The Development Associate will work with the College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences and will answer directly 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 Arts, Letters, and Sciences donors with an annual expectation of personal visits and gift productivity. This position will develop and execute strategies for effective cultivation of prospects in a portfolio, will engage prospects in campus roles and programs of interest, and solicit and close gifts. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Responsible for managing a portfolio of approximately 150 to 175 major gift donors and prospective donors and designing successful cultivation and solicitation strategies for them.  Perform a minimum of five (5) meaningful face-to-face visits weekly connected to the portfolio of donors and prospective donors.  Responsible for meeting monthly, quarterly, and annual fundraising goals.  Develop strong working relationships across the college and provides counsel and coordination for development efforts.  Accompany the dean, department heads, faculty, and/or volunteers on cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation calls.  Identify prospective donors through research, networking, referrals, and other means appropriate.  Prepare proposals, presentations, and resulting gift agreements.  Document meaningful contacts and goal statements in the donor management system.  Work with the college dean and vice chancellor for university advancement to determine appropriate fundraising priorities for the college.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

Preferred:  Minimum of three (3) years of professional fundraising experience with demonstrable results; experience with AWA Advance or similar donor management software; experience in event fundraising; understanding of large complex, decentralized public higher education institutions; worked 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/5714

 

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DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Children’s Protection Center / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Children’s Protection Center, Pulaski County’s only children’s advocacy center, is seeking a Development Coordinator to join a team of professionals who work together to prevent and stop child abuse and to help children find hope and healing.  The Development Coordinator is responsible for increasing revenue for the Children’s Protection Center through soliciting investors and funders, organizing fundraising events, and grant writing.  The Development Coordinator will work closely with the executive director and the Board of Directors to determine funding priorities and develop the message content that will be marketed to investors and funders.  Funds will be raised for program services, facility, equipment and additional projects. The Coordinator works as a team with the Executive Director, board, and staff to fulfill the goals and objectives of the Center.  This role is about transforming the lives of the children and families we serve and of the lives of the investors who have an opportunity to be a part of this transformation.

 

Description:  Planning – Meet with board and staff to determine funding priorities.  Develop an annual development strategic plan.  Soliciting Investors & Funders – Develop the message content and portfolio that will be marketed to potential investors and funders.  Work closely with the executive director and board to research and identify potential investor and funder prospects.  Manage a portfolio of lead, annual, and major gift donor prospects.  Engage directly with prospective investors, listening to their stories, and presenting them with opportunities to invest in the CPC.  Attend community meetings, such as the Chamber of Commerce, to network with individuals and organizations.  Write emails, letters, and presentations related to donor and investor relationship management.  Follow up with investors (newsletters, emails, notes, etc.) to keep them engaged in the CPC and our projects.  Fundraising Event Management – Work closely with the Executive Director and board to create an annual fundraising event plan.  Implement the annual fundraising event plan.  Oversee the organization of fundraising events and special events.  Ensure the profitability of fundraising events by securing sponsorship, in-kind contributions, and support.  Public Relations, Media & Marketing – Submit press releases to the media about fundraising events.  Respond to radio and television requests about events.  Utilize social media to promote fundraising events and the CPC brand.  Oversee the Children’s Protection Center website and social media pages.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in management, communications, public relations, or any fundraising-related field of study.  Minimum of three years of proven, professional fundraising experience with attention to detail and an understanding of prioritization.  Commitment to the mission and philosophy of Children’s Protection Center.   Professional demeanor and appearance (when necessary) with excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, and an ability to meet deadlines.  Proven ability to work as a leader and as part of a team to include developing and maintaining productive working relationships with team members and donors.  This may require problem resolution skills and an ability to make decisions that increase effectiveness and serve the best interest of the organization.  Computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite.  Ability to travel and work evenings or weekends when necessary.  Must have own vehicle for various transportation needs; all travel falling within organizational policy is reimbursed.  Ability to travel overnight, as required, for periods up to one week.  Travel may include out-of-state destinations.  Successful completion of a criminal background check and child maltreatment check.

 

Preferred:  Familiarity with child abuse/domestic violence/sexual assault issues and needs.

 

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

 

Jennifer Long, Executive Director

jlong@childrensprotectioncenter.org

 

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DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

The CALL / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The CALL works with local churches to assemble a support team of volunteers to wrap around their foster and adoptive families. We also try to connect churches with other opportunities to serve children in foster care.

 

Description:   Fund Development – Leads, directs and oversees all fund development activities.  Leads Fund Development Committee, creates fundraising plans and sets annual goals in collaboration with the Board of Directors.  Identifies, cultivates, and stewards donor relationships with individuals, churches, corporations and foundations.  Solicits contributions including monthly, annual, and major gifts.  Assists board members with identifying, cultivating and soliciting charitable gifts.  Designs and implements direct mail, email, social media and crowdfunding campaigns.  Plans and implements fundraising events and solicits corporate sponsors.  Researches and writes grants and manages reporting.  Creates, manages and oversees communications plan.  Management – Prepares annual fundraising budget and manages and monitors all expenses.  Develops and maintains policies and procedures for fund development that reflect ethical fundraising practices.  Approves and oversees fundraising activities statewide.  Equips, trains and assists local affiliates with fundraising activities.  Develops and manages event timelines.  Prepares monthly fundraising reports for the Board of Directors.  Leadership – Appropriately represents The CALL and its core values.  Assists in identifying, recruiting, training, and managing volunteers.  Builds relationships with community stakeholders.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and two to four (2-4) years of successful, demonstrated fund development experience.  Strong organizational and managerial skills.  Ability to lead and foster teamwork, make decisions and solve problems.  Experience supervising employees and/or volunteers.  Persuasive writing, strong verbal communication and an eye for detail.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, databases, and email.  Proficiency in CRM Salesforce a plus.  Personal commitment the Christian values, integrity, and strong ethical behavior.  Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative work environment.

 

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

 

The CALL

PO Box 25524

Little Rock, AR 72221-5524

info@thecallinarkansas.org

 

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DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Digital-Content-Manager/J3F5J56TGBF858VCLJZ/

 

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DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is seeking a highly motivated Digital Content Producer to join our team in creating content for the number one website in the market, thv11.com.  The ideal candidate will have a knack for social media and possess excellent writing skills.  They should be a self-motivator and be confident working solo and as a team member.   Qualified candidates will have strong video and photo-editing skills and the ability to work a flexible schedule.  We’re looking for a multitasker who loves digital media and has a sense of urgency in breaking news moments.

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Digital-Content-Producer/J3J0NP66LKKC1BNZ4V3/

 

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DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  7258

 

Summary:  KATV has an immediate opening for a creative Digital Content Producer.   The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day content on our digital efforts. This position will also work closely with the News Director, Digital Content Manager and Assignment Desk to insure we are first, accurate and up-to-date on the news of the day.

 

Description:  The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, be a compelling, fast and accurate writer, and be able to multitask and manage their time in order to provide engaging content on all of our digital platforms. The successful candidate will also be able to:  double check content for accuracy, spelling and typos before posting;  updating stories and breaking news to insure the very latest content is on the web and social media pages; edit and post video to web and social media sites; monitor user comments on station sites for inappropriate content; set up and monitor live web stream of newscasts and other live news events; and help on the assignment desk as needed for day and night shift.

 

Requirements:  Technical knowledge of web and social media functions as well as strong editorial judgment.  Ability to work with others. Creativity, people skills, and a positive, can-do attitude are needed.  Strong news writing skills and understanding of current events.  Knowledge of broadcast journalism.  Knowledge of electronic graphics and newsroom computers.  Possess basic HTML skills.  Proficient with Adobe CSFlash knowledge is a plus.  iNews and AVID editing experience is a plus.  Experience with web-content management systems.

 

Preferred:  College degree and experience in a television news department preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=6643&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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DIGITAL SALES SPECIALIST

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2016-6188

 

Summary:   KAIT is looking for a full-time Digital Sales Specialist. This position reports to the Digital Sales Manager and is responsible for day to day sales of our digital product portfolio. This person will work independently to develop advertising relationships. Raycom Media is on the cutting edge of media companies with a product suite that includes internet, mobile, deals, contesting and social media. High volume phone and face-to-face calls will be required daily. Applicant must be an excellent communicator, highly computer literate and passionate about the value of digital media. Great upside potential for the right person.   College degree preferred. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen. Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach your cover letter and resume.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6188/digital-sales-specialist/job

 

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DIRECTOR / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Wilson & Associates, PLLC / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Our firm is currently in search of a Director of Business Development.

Are you:  Confident, proactive and thrive in competitive situations when it depends on you?  Socially poised and able to build strategic relationships?  Restless, driven and have a high-sense of urgency?  Creative and think outside the box when problem solving?

 

Description:  The Director of Business Development is primarily responsible for driving the organization’s business and increasing revenue. You will need to identify and develop new business opportunities through strategic marketing techniques. This position oversees sales and customer relations, tracks new markets and emerging trends, while making recommendations to meet business goals and objectives.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  If this sounds like you, take our quick survey and upload your resume at:

 

https://www.cindexinc.com/users/ciims/processes/surveyInfo.php?cfilter=1&COMPANY_CODE=763859

 

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DIRECTOR / EXTERNAL OPERATIONS

Athletics

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

Position Number:  248002

Closing:  January 6

 

Summary:  Manage ticket office, game day operations and marketing plan for athletic department.

 

Requirements:  College degree or equivalency.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/3105

 

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DIRECTOR / MARKETING

North Arkansas Regional Medical Center / Harrison

Job ID:  2016-1873

 

Summary:  The Director of Marketing contributes to the development and growth North Arkansas Regional Medical Center through multifaceted roles. The Director has the responsibility for overseeing marketing and communication strategies and plans to include the use of multiple modes of communication for the planning, directing and implementing of strategies and services related to maintain or improving positive community and media relations and increase market share.

 

Description:   Develop communication strategies for NARMC.  Establish and maintain working relationships with staff and operational leadership to assure awareness of activities in order to disseminate messages to key audiences (from employees to the community) using all available media modes.  Oversee and lead the Marketing and Communications services, supporting managers in their roles as leaders of subgroups; encourage education, training, and development of staff; facilitating common use of technology to improve collection and reporting metrics while smoothing processes to eliminate duplication and ensure timely delivery of milestones; and engaging as often as possible across functional group activities to elicit ideas.  Participate in leadership activities.  Develop, plan and implement special promotional programs to publicize and promote the organization and services; arrange for media coverage as appropriate; schedule exhibits at relevant meetings and conventions; coordinate other special or commemorative events.  Identify most effective methods for implementing market strategy in key market segments by evaluating content and quality of  programs.  Coordinate efforts of physicians, clinical leadership, business managers, service line managers, managed care and financial analysts, communications and public relations staff to accomplish marketing goals and objectives.  Direct the work of staff and contract writers, editors, web developers, graphic designers, communications strategists, videographers, and project managers.  Manage and coordinate all marketing, advertising and promotional activities, which will often include working closely with Business Development to ensure messaging is appropriate and consistent. Conduct market research to determine market requirements for existing and future activities; develop and implement marketing plans and projects for new and existing activities; mange the productivity of the marketing plans and projects; monitor, review and report on all marketing activity and results; determine and manage the marketing budget; deliver marketing activity within agreed budget; and liaise with media and advertising.  As the Marketing director, you will be responsible for coordinating and implementing a plan whose purpose is to create a positive image for NARMC. You will work as the liaison between NARMC and the media by creating press releases or sponsoring events related to NARMC’s image. You will be responsible for managing a staff of specialists to ensure the proposed plan is implemented efficiently and successfully. Your administrative responsibilities may extend to gathering financial reports on the well-bing of the firm and maintain internal firm communications.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing/ communications or related field is required.  Minimum of five years experience in marketing and communications.  A minimum of two years supervisory experience.

 

Preferred:  Masters in marketing/ communications is preferred.  Experience in healthcare organization.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-narmc.icims.com/jobs/1873/director—marketing/job

 

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DIRECTOR / PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Onyx Brands / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  Director Product Management will lead a team focused on defining and building future products and applications for Onyx Brands.   This role will drive the strategy and vision for the group, and oversee the research, launch, and management of multiple new and/or existing product initiatives based on that strategy and vision.  This role is inherently cross-functional—it will work closely with the infrastructure team and design team, operations, finance, and marketing leaders to bring products to market, and develop and grow business opportunities for Onyx Brands.  A successful candidate will be highly analytical, able to work extremely effectively in a matrix organization, and adept at synthesizing a variety of technologies and capabilities into high quality, simple products and applications that customers love.

 

Description:  Launch new and/or existing products.  Lead the development of the product strategy and vision for multiple products.  Create buy-in for the product vision, both internally and with key external partners.  Oversee the definition and management of high quality, new and/or existing product roadmaps, based on team strategy and vision.  Manage prioritization and trade-offs among customer experience, performance, and operational support loads.  Work closely with IT and software engineering teams, design, and program management in an agile environment to deliver products to market.  Ensure products are produced according to design, quality, and price specifications.  Supervise product development process, coordinating department objectives and schedules.  Review new product ideas, present them to management, and work with other departments to determine feasibility.  Conduct market research to determine consumer needs and identify competitors.  Manage delivery of current products concurrently with future product planning.  Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the team’s ability to meet strategic, financial, and technical goals.  Determines product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customized orders.  Hire and manage a team of world-class brand managers, providing guidance and direction to achieve the product vision and strategy.  Will lead a team of sourcing managers in China.  Travel is required in this position both international and domestic.

 

Requirements:  BA/BS required.  Ten years work experience in related positions with increasing responsibility.  Six years of work experience in mass market consumer internet / software / information services / software product management.  Experience identifying and hiring world-class talent.  Experience managing and leading a team to meet aggressive goals.  Demonstrated experience in managing a Product Management team through multiple complete product lifecycles. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong track record of bringing successful new consumer products to market. Entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment. Knowledgeable across multiple functional areas such as product management, engineering, UI, sales, customer support, finance or marketing.  Excellent problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills, with the ability to evolve product strategy based on research, data, and industry trends.

 

Preferred:  Master’s Degree in Business or MS in quantitative field such as Finance, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Computer Sciences, (etc.) is strongly preferred.

 

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

 

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DIRECTOR / SALES

American Case Management Association / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We are looking for a high-performing team member with a familiarity and enthusiasm for online communication channels: social media, customer review and responses, email marketing, and the next medium on the horizon. An individual who has creativity and intellectual agility to be the voice of our company in a social media setting and for our customers.

 

Description:  Create and distribute mass email communications for ACMA’s regional and national educational events, as well as its other products and services.   Manage the development of our weekly newsletter through a third party relationship.  Oversee production of ACMA’s bi-monthly, industry journal, including management of ghostwriters and publication.  Edit and proof both print and digital pieces.  Manage email opt-outs and ensure ACMA’s efforts are in compliance with CAN-SPAM requirements.  Develop and execute strategic growth strategies for our social media presence by utilizing tools and networks such as Hootsuite, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and blogs.  Collaborate with sales, marketing, meeting management, ghostwriters, and planning committees in a positive, responsive manner.  Dynamic, creative, and engaging execution of our social media campaigns.  Manage ghostwriters ensuring quality of services provided and deadlines are met.  Writing, editing and transmitting consistently branded messages for all communications across multiple platforms including print, emails, and social media.   Collaboratively and effectively work well with multiple groups while under pressure to meet tight deadlines.  Ensure email list management.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or Advertising/Public Relations.  Three years experience managing mass email and social media campaigns, and industry publications.  Three years experience proofreading, copy-writing, and editing for both web and print publications.  Demonstrated success in planning, implementing and achieving goals through established strategies.  Experience using social media to increase/track audience engagement; knowledge of social media best practices, online media tools/resources, and of emerging or traditional media channels.  Experience with association meeting management, chapter relations, social media management and growth, account management or business unit management.  Experience working in Hootsuite, Adobe Creative Suite, and Google Analytics.  Demonstrate creative problem solving skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines at one time.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Extraordinary attention to detail.   Demonstrated project management & creative problem solving skills with an ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines at one time.  Proficient with MS Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook.  Creativity.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.careerbuilder.com/job/j8s5j869fq0qp21xwkz?utm_medium=aggregator&utm_campaign=organic&siteid=cb001&utm_source=indeed.com

 

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DIRECTOR OF SALES

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is looking for an outstanding Director of Sales to lead our team.  This position will manage a large staff of sales professionals while providing the strategy and vision to drive the sales team to success.  If you can answer yes to these questions, this job might be right for you:  1) I would like to be a part of re-shaping the way a media company operates?;  2) I am equally passionate about developing the members of my team as I am about over-achieving the budget?;  3)  It excites me to think I would have the best set of digital tools in the business?;  4) I am seen as a leader and innovator?;  and 5) I like the intensity of a fast-moving environment?

 

Description:  Manage all THV 11 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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EVENT FUNDRAISER / OFFICE OF ALUMNI & DEVELOPMENT

Alumni Relations

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

Position Number:  R97178

Closing:  January 9

 

Summary:  The Event Fundraiser for the UALR Office of Alumni and Development will answer directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development. This position serves as a valued member of the university fundraising team with specific responsibility of sponsorship solicitation and coordinating events, and management of the Bailey Alumni and Friends Center. This position will work closely with internal and external directors of development and staff of alumni and annual giving to raise funds for and manage the details of events and will oversee the daily operations of the Bailey Alumni and Friends Center. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:   Assist with coordination of internal and external fundraising events throughout the year.  Responsible for the coordination of events and management of the Bailey Alumni and Friends Center including booking, event coordination and management, billing, and ordering food and beverage through University catering provider.  Assist with negotiations for space contracts and book event space, arrange food and beverage, order supplies and audiovisual equipment, make travel arrangements, order event signs, and ensure appropriate décor (florals, linens, color schemes, etc.) to meet the quality expectations of the Office of Alumni and Development.  Aggressively gather information on each project to achieve quality event productions.  Conduct research, make site visits, and find resources to help staff make decisions about event possibilities.  Create and revised room layouts for each event.  Serve as liaison with vendors on event-related matters.  Assist with managing on-site production and clean up for events as necessary.  Prepare nametags, materials, notebooks, packages, gift bags, registration lists, seating cards, etc.  Create social media campaigns for each event and work with the Department of Communications and Marketing at UALR to insure proper branding guidelines are followed for events.  Close out all events as required.  Assist with preparing budgets and provide periodic progress reports to staff directors for each event project.  Keep track of event finances including check requests, invoicing, and reporting.  Coordinate appointments and visits to see our space, and scheduling of events on the calendar.  Prepare and modify event contracts as requested.  Coordinate with Facilities Management for building structural needs and repairs.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

Preferred:  Three years experience with office administrative management.  One year experience coordinating special events.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5725

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

ACANSA Arts Festival / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the ACANSA Arts Festival staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. He/She will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations and business plans.  The position is a full-time salaried position. The salary will depend on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. The position will remain open until filled.

 

Description:   Fundraising & Communications –  Expand local revenue through fundraising activities, work with the Development. Committee Chair and committee, to support existing program operations and regional expansion.  Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities.  Deepen and refine all aspects of communications working with the Marketing.  Committee and responsible staff/volunteers –from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand.  Knowledge in local and state government a plus.  Experience with grants a plus.  Coordination of Festival Activities – Serve as ex-officio to the Board of Directors and on Festival committees.  Guide, advise and support efforts of Associate Directors and other liaison and Festival volunteer groups and committees.  Work closely with the Board President and other officers and seek involvement of Board members.  Recruit volunteers and employees as needed.  Planning – Design expansion and complete strategic business planning process for the program expansion into new markets as required.  Build partnerships in new markets, establishing relationships with funders and political and community leaders.  Communicate results with an emphasis on the successes of the program as a model for regional and national replication. Assure that data driven evaluations are made for the festival as a whole to develop improved programs and operations.  Business Office – Maintain  business office.  Supervise office personnel.  Oversee all financial information maintaining communications with the President and Treasurer of the Board.  Maintain records as needed.  Communicate with accountants on a regular basis.

 

Requirements:  Integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven and self-directed.  College degree is desired but not required if s/he has commensurate fund raising or festival or nonprofit leadership experience.  Unwavering commitment to quality programs.  Marketing, public relations and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures is desired.  Excellence in organizational management (with the ability to coach staff and volunteers, manage and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives and manage a budget) is desired.  Ability to manage volunteers.  Strong written and verbal communication skills required.  Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit cover letter with a statement of a minimum salary requirement and resume to:

 

Executive Director Search

ACANSA Arts Festival

1501 North University Ave., Suite 230

Little Rock, Arkansas 72207

admin@acansaartsfestival.org

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  (part-time)

Arkansas Craft School / Mountain View

Closing:  January 6

 

Summary:  This position is the director of programs and general manager of the association and its business and is understood to be the Chief Operations Officer of the Arkansas Craft School. The position will continue to grow the Arkansas Craft School (ACS); develop a strategic vision and plan for the ACS; be responsible for the continued development and implementation of the ACS programming; provide leadership in developing new curricula for the ACS, including recruiting and retaining faculty; assist in the development of teaching studios for the ACS; and continue recruiting students for the ACS.

 

Description:  Financial & Administrative –  Report to the Board of Directors and its officers as they administer the program and business of the ACS.  Employ, supervise, and train support and program staff, whose positions have been identified and funded by the Board.  Present the annual budget to the Board of Directors by July of each year.  Manage the office and the programming of the ACS within the limitations of the annual budget established by the Board of Directors.  Oversee and ensure proper reporting is done to all agencies of the State of Arkansas, and oversee annual audit and submission of tax forms.  Produce Annual Report, to include but not limited to annual profit & loss statement, number of classes offered and number of students served.  Ensure payment of all instructors, musicians, and food service workers contracted by the ACS for classes and events. Provide public relations for the ACS by participating in local, statewide, and national organizations and groups.  Apprise the ACS of trends in art education across the state and nation.  Work closely with accountant for financial purposes.  Fundraising & Resource Development – Develop and execute a fundraising program to underwrite the financial needs of the ACS, including writing grants with associated grant reports, and conducting the annual gala fundraising event.  Develop new sources of grant support.  Make fundraising appeals at special events and activities.  Produce and send out regular updates to interested and potential parties.  Maintain and renew partnerships with supporting organizations.  Seek and establish new partnerships and relationships.  Recruit and oversee volunteers for the ACS.  Facility & Maintenance – Ensure that facilities are properly cleaned and maintained. Supervise contractors, as necessary. Oversee the maintenance of studio/artisan equipment. Maintain building, remote classroom, and storage insurance policies.  Programming – Develop and execute the program and services of the ACS and its curriculum.  Contract with all instructors, musicians, and food service providers as necessary for all classes and events.  Assist instructors, as needed, for preparation and execution of classes.  Act as registrar, managing class lists, payment of student tuition, and the conveyance of communication to both students and instructors.  Audience Development & Marketing – Manage the development and distribution of printed and electronic publicity for the program, including but not limited to press releases, email “blasts,” the ACS website, Facebook page, and print catalogue.  Market and promote the ACS, continuing the promotion of our “brand.”  Other – Maintain positive interpersonal relationships and demonstrate willingness to work with the Board, officers, community leaders, and others as appropriate.   Provide any other service requested by the Board or duties as assigned.  Due to the nature of the position, some weekend and evening work is required.  Accountability – The Executive Director is responsible to the Board of Directors of the ACS with direct supervision by the President of the Board.  The Executive Director is subject to an annual review and evaluation by the Board of Directors in June of each year. Annual evaluations shall measure overall job performance, development and maintenance of quality programs, ability to work with the Board, adherence to the policies and procedures of the Board, ability to recruit and involve volunteers and adjunct staff (teachers and program leaders), interpersonal relationships, understanding and maintenance of the structure of the organization, management of the budget, success in fundraising/grant writing, and public relations for the School, and supervision of other employed staff.

 

Requirements:  Associate’s degree or its equivalent with a strong background in management, business, or similar discipline.  Two years of progressively responsible leadership experience within the non-profit, private, or public sector; or equivalent.  Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office, WordPress, and social media.  Experience and/or knowledge of contemporary and traditional arts/crafts.  Open and effective written and verbal communications.  Ability to:  handle multiple tasks at the same time; demonstrate extraordinary organizational skills; demonstrate excellent writing ability; demonstrate prompt attention to all tasks; creative thinking skills; demonstrate tenacity; demonstrate sales ability; demonstrate attention to detail; and excellent people skills.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with a strong background in management, business, or similar discipline.  Five years of progressively responsible leadership experience within the non-profit, private, or public sector; or equivalent.  A passion for arts advocacy and the development of practicing artisans.  Ability to work with a wide variety of clients.  Proven success with Board relations, operations, fiscal management, and fundraising.  Capable of visionary leadership and the ability to balance the interests of a diverse constituency.  Well-developed strategic thinking skills with the ability to be flexible and adaptable.  Experience in marketing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume, cover letter and application to:  arkcraftschool@gmail.com.

 

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FOUNDATION BUSINESS COORDINATOR

Baptist Health Foundation

Baptist Medical Center / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Manages Foundation and Associate Board correspondence for meetings and trainings. Coordinates Board committee meetings and other events as necessary. Provides support to Chief Development Officer (CDO). Works on initiatives such as Capital Campaign, Circles of Excellence. All administrative support for Bolo Bash golf and Birdie Bash golf. Provides support as needed for events such as Bolo Bash Luncheon, Arkansas Charity Clays, Taste of Giving, and other events. Provides patient support.

 

Requirements:  Minimum of 5 years experience in office administration, preferably for executive position. Experience in Microsoft office–Word, Excel, Powerpoint. Experience in taking minutes. Excellent communications skills. Must have demonstrated ability to work with all demographics and types of backgrounds. Work history includes increasing levels of responsibility and accountability. Must have demonstrated ability to keep strict confidence.

 

Preferred:  College degree preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/bhark/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=108987

 

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GRANTS COORDINATOR

Arkansas Natural Resources Commission / Little Rock

Position Number:  22077832

Salary:  $35,554 – $60,390

Closing:  January 2

 

Summary:  The Grants Coordinator is responsible for planning and reviewing the implementation of grants and monitoring financial and operational status of grantees. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Reviews financial records, statutes, and the utilization of program resources, and conducts on-site inspections, assesses staff duties and functions, verifies payroll and personnel policies, and prepares reports on findings. Assists applicant in determining area or program needs, provides suggestions concerning application procedures, reviews grant and/or loan applications, and recommends approval/disapproval. Participates in the establishment of priorities and allocation of resources, establishes accounting practices to comply with requirements, and evaluates program requirements through studies of required funds and resources. Coordinates and monitors the implementation of grants, contracts, and/or loan programs by overseeing funding procedures, developing goals and objectives, and monitoring implementation, to ensure compliance with institution policies, laws, and regulations. Prepares financial reports, negotiates funding sources, monitors disbursements and invoices involving granting and contracting agencies and allocates resources for programs. Prepares statistical reports by analyzing grant information, develops record keeping procedures, and disseminates information to program participants and funding sources concerning new programs or changes. Reviews grants for compliance, recommends reallocation of funds, and researches and recommends sources for new funding. Provides technical assistance, as required for the department’s programs and support services, in regard to purchase services and sub grant programs. Assists in developing requests for applications, application development workshops, and training conferences to applicants. Plans, directs, and organizes program campaigns to acquaint local, county, and state agencies with available grants. May process personal service contracts, contract amendments, or invoices, by reviewing for accuracy and adherence to established procedures, verifying available funds, transferring funds as needed, and submitting for payment. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or a related field; plus two years of experience in program planning, grant administration, or a related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, or business administration; plus two 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=17a9aae05601b24b638170c1ab57e18c&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=997&jobid=88387

 

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GRAPHIC ARTIST

Onyx Brands / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  In this role you will work directly with Brand Managers and Cosmetic Product Development team to turn concept designs into functional technical drawings that will be used to produce cosmetic products. Our customers are mass retailers, beauty distributors in the marketplace that expect exceptional work.  We use Illustrator, DreamWeaver and InDesign, and other graphic art software to create spec packs used to create our products. The spec packs are sent to factories In China. Self-starters and dedicated individuals only.  You will provide support Designers and Sales team by preparing routine layouts, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches and diagrams. Details to include all views and dimensions necessary for the manufacturer. You must have a solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with design terminology.

 

Description:  Consult with the project team on building methods prior to beginning a project. Use critical problem solving to derive tolerances and other information from partial specifications. Create Technical spec packs from designers/graphic artist sketches. Produce detailed product drawings with accurate and clearly labeled measurements, guides, and materials & finishes specs. Provide insight into the engineering process during concept development. Plan for production by employing innovative building methods and making intuitive materials suggestions. Continually review and evaluate in-process work, and ensure adherence to drawing specifications by working with production and project managers. Responding to questions pertaining to drawings. Knowledge of Legal requirements for product packaging- will be expected to learn requirements. Maintain Brand and Product integrity in design. Assist with maintenance and updates to a variety of templates and brand standards. Proof, preflight and process of all designs to ensure quality of work.

 

Requirements:  Two to five (2-5) years prior experience from a technical school in drafting and mechanical design.  Proficiency in CAD/CAM operations using AutoCAD.  Knowledge of and experience using Illustrator, Dream Weaver, Indesign, Flash, Adobe Acrobat.   Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree a plus.

 

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

 

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MANAGER / STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT

Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  16-174

 

Summary:  Responsible for managing all aspects of the Strategic Development department including: identifying and securing funding support from foundations, corporations, and government sources requiring proposals; identifying and clarifying strategic development needs and objectives; monitoring the progress of AFMC to ensure that all goals/benchmarks are met and re-evaluating and adjusting as needed; monitoring AFMC’s competition and potential partners. This position reports to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and works closely with the management team to expand the organization’s resources to support the range of products and services and strengthen its relationships with customers, partners, and the public. Supports the organization’s mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect, Transparency, Excellence, Accountability, Innovation, Initiative, Teamwork, Customer Service and Flexibility.

 

Description:  Monitor new funding opportunities and potential for business expansion, assess potential for new products or services via identified corporate strengths and capacity for growth. Communicate with the management team regarding these opportunities.  Develop and prioritize projects and proposals: meet and work with staff to elicit projects and programs that need support; manage monthly meetings to assess viability of projects and programs and set priorities for funding.  Write or supervise writing of all proposals, budgets, reports, and other ancillary materials. Prepare and manage proposals for grants, contracts and cooperative agreements in accordance with funder’s or requesting entity’s policies and requirements.  Lead team to produce agreed upon number and quality of prospects; to produce funder profiles; and prioritize and evaluate prospects for corporate, foundation, and government grants and funding sources.  Manage and monitor target grant and contract revenue generation goals by: tracking proposals; developing internal reporting systems; writing reports; maintaining excellent historical records; working with staff to ensure each project is meeting proposal conditions and expectations.  Lead and coordinate efforts to expand, defend and retain existing contract work by working with operational teams and subject matter experts to amend deliverables, prepare proposals for expansion of existing work and submit competitive proposals at time of renewal as necessary.  Monitor and analyze industry trends and environmental factors in the health and public health marketplace to inform corporate strategic goals and advance departmental strategies.  Monitor and document intelligence on competitors including local, state and national entities.  Identify and assess through gathering intelligence partners that can build capacity, reinforce AFMC’s mission and create market change including: clients, stakeholders, other healthcare organizations/companies, and the community at large.  Work with the management team to develop short and long term strategic goals. Apply experience, creativity, planning and leadership to achieve those strategic goals and objectives.  Implement short and long term plans for the strategic development department including: sustainability, project management, staffing, and disaster recovery.  Meet regularly with CAO to stay informed, to offer information and support for inter-departmental projects and to confer on organizational goals, objectives and policies.  Foster a culture that values, promotes, stimulates and rewards innovation and growth.  Engage in active problem-solving of activities, events and influences that take projects off course and notify appropriate individuals.  Train assigned staff on job specific duties and departmental requirements.  Meet regularly with assigned staff to communicate pertinent information, needs and requests to other team members as appropriate.  Monitor assigned staff’s compliance with company training and other assignments. Monitor the job performance of assigned staff’s work product(s) to meet performance goals within designated timelines and financial limits.  Maintain knowledge of all current and potential corporate contracts.  Prepare and implement annual department budget. Monitor and control department expenditures to conform to budgetary requirements.  Facilitate activities that ensure compliance with organizational policies and utilize organizational resources to conduct work according to AFMC standards.  Represent the company at external functions upon request.  Follow AFMC, state and federal protocols regarding data confidentiality/security and HIPAA compliance.  Additional duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business or related field.  Six years professional experience in strategic development or related field. Four years of leadership experience.  (Seven years work experience in related field may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree. If work experience is substituted, it is in addition to stated work experience requirements.)

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://afmc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=259&company_id=17144&version=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=992273&aid=1

 

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MANAGER OF COMPLIANCE & SPECIAL PROJECTS

Distance Education

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  15709

Closing:  January 5

 

Summary:  This position will establish and maintain relationships with state higher education personnel across the United States resulting in positive relations and reputation for state regulatory compliance and expertise. Expands relationships and seek opportunities for partnership and collaboration with other university units and external constituents. Researches state and federal laws, rules, and regulations, including professional licensure regulations. Assesses opportunities and challenges brought on by changes to national and state licensure accreditation requirements and state higher education regulations. Prepares and submits applications, forms, and reports required by individual states, licensure boards, and national council for state authorization reciprocity agreements in order to obtain and maintain state authorization and/or approval. Serves as the liaison between Global Campus and academic programs for surveys. Manages special projects for Global Campus.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree or Juris Doctorate degree.

 

Preferred:  Degree in field of study related to education, administration, or management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/18119

 

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MANAGING EDITOR / SENIOR EDITOR

Winrock International / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

 

Summary:  The Managing Editor/Senior Editor will perform final editing and review of major proposals and manage the proposal editing process. This position will also provide management services, including consultant writer/editor administration and tracking.

 

Description:  Coordinate with proposal teams and NBSU Senior Director to schedule proposal editing and formatting.  Edit proposals for style, clarity, and responsiveness to RFP/RFA or other donor guidelines; editing will range from copy-editing to more substantive editing and rewriting, as needed.  Format proposals to reflect Winrock styles and branding guidelines for color and other elements.  Ensure editorial quality of proposals, including maintaining organizational style guide and identifying and overseeing consultant editors.  Attend proposal team and other new business-related meetings.  Advise on procedures or other aspects of new business systems.  Provide other tasks, including proposal compliance reviews, resume writing or tailoring, drafting of non-technical proposal sections such as staffing and capabilities sections, and editing/formatting of project reports.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s required, master’s degree preferred, in relevant field such as English, journalism, communications or international development.  Minimum five years relevant and successful experience applying the skills/knowledge below, including editing of USAID and other donor proposals. International experience strongly preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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MARKETING GENERALIST

American Case Management Assocation

CGi, LLC / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Marketing Manager is responsible for branding, messaging, publications and social media. The role will require staff management experience. They will oversee staff roles and responsibilities along with their professional growth and development.

 

Description:  Identify marketing trends affecting Case Management and Transitions of Care professionals.  Collaborate with Chapter and Meeting Services to effectively promote conferences.  Increase number of attendees and exhibitors for conferences and events.  Manage branding organization-wide. (logo, amenities, etc.)  Coordinate graphic design by managing third party providers (Brochure, conferences, booths, collateral, etc.) as well as provide email design and content direction for in-house strategist .  Achieve attendance goals for chapter meetings, national conferences, and webinars.  Maintain awareness of industry trends, standards, advancements and influence change/improvements.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university in marketing, public relations, graphic design, communications or related field.  Minimum three years of experience in marketing, advertising, public relations/mass communications.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Demonstrated project management, creative problem solving and multitasking skills.  Proficient with MS Office.  Effective organizational, detail orientation and follow up skills.

 

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

 

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

 

Mark Williams

Director, Human Resources

mwilliams@cgiresults.com

 

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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 Little Rock Regional Chamber serves a 12 county region and is the principal business-driven leadership organization responsible for fostering the economic growth and development of the Little Rock Region to ensure that business and industry may operate profitably and enhance the earning opportunities and equality of life for every citizen.  The position is a mix of salary and commission.

 

Requirements:  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

501-377-6007, phone

501-374-6018, fax

gcobb@littlerockchamber.com

 

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MEMBERSHIP & MARKETING COORDINATOR

Home Builders Association of Greater Little Rock / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  As the primary point of contact for potential and current members, the Membership and Marketing Coordinator is integral to the continued growth of this 350-member trade association. The ideal candidate must practice superior customer service and have a strong work ethic; is highly outgoing and energetic, articulate and possess exceptional interpersonal, listening, and writing skills; and, is a quick study of issues that areimportant to members and their businesses. You should feel at home taking charge and being a single-person department wearing multiple hats – often at the same time. Aside from your creative abilities, you must be able to manage numerous projects at once with multiple and competing priorities.  Key responsibilities include helping recruit new members, assisting with renewals, drafting and proofing a monthly newsletter and annual membership directory and other communication pieces, regularly updating association website, Facebook and Twitter accounts, researching and monitoring member needs and assist in the planning of association events/activities (Mix and Mingles, Fall Golf Tournament, Trap Shoot, Associate Appreciation Night, Holiday Mixer and the annual HOME SHOW). Other responsibilities include scheduling education sessions and marketing campaigns, and preparing monthly membership reports for Board of Directors.  This exciting position reports directly to the Executive Officer and provides an excellent opportunity to make an impact on a growing and influential organization. The position offers considerable flexibility and freedom for a professional who has great ideas and the initiative and drive to see them through.

 

Requirements:  College degree required with experience in marketing, public relations or sales recommended. Must be computer-savvy with a proficiency in MS Office and working knowledge of MS Publisher. Prior experience working with

volunteers is a considerable advantage.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit cover letter and resume (Attn: Membership Coordinator Search) to:   resumes@hbaglr.com.

 

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MULTI-SKILLED JOURNALIST

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV is looking for an aggressive, creative, and engaging MSJ/Reporter.  We are looking for content gatherers who want to work on their live skills, develop contacts, break stories. If you desire coaching, feedback and string direction, all in the name of making you better, please apply.

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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NEWSPERSON  (temporary)

Associated Press / Little Rock

Position ID:  10066438

Closing:  December 31

 

Summary:  The Associated Press seeks a temporary reporter in Little Rock, AR (beginning on or about Jan. 9, 2017, for 29 weeks) to join the team responsible for the AP’s coverage of Arkansas. Reporting to the Arkansas / Oklahoma News Editor, this temporary reporter must be able to develop sources to cover news on a wide variety of topics and provide comprehensive coverage of events and issues across Arkansas and be available for possible assignments in Texas and Oklahoma. He/she should be able to produce content in multiple formats (text, photo, video and audio) and will work with AP’s news leaders in the three states to develop aggressive spot and hard-edged enterprise reporting for AP’s global newspaper, online and broadcast audience.  Candidates should have demonstrated excellence as a beat reporter, and have a proven record of developing sources, breaking news, originating story ideas and writing about complex issues in a clear and engaging way. Applicants need to understand the growing importance of multimedia news and be able to coordinate with AP staffers from other formats.

 

Description:  Identify and develop stories that break news, have impact and are exclusive to the AP.  Report and produce compelling enterprise for state, national and global audiences, with a strong focus on accountability journalism.  Execute those stories in all formats, in a timely fashion and under deadline pressure.  Report and produce content on deadline in competitive situations.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.  Authorization to work in the U.S. will be mandatory.  Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English language.  Ability to recognize and develop newsworthy stories of global interest and work accurately under deadline pressure.  Strong organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects across formats.  Demonstrated aggressive use of public records and computer-assisted reporting experience is a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=AP&cws=1&rid=5049&source=Indeed

 

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PHOTOGRAPHER / VIDEOGRAPHER  (part-time)

Strategic Development – Communications & Publications

Baptist Health Medical Center / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Responsible for assisting the marketing / communications teams through video, photography and editing skills.

 

Requirements:  Must have working knowledge of Canon XA10 Video camera and Canon 20D and Rebel digital cameras. Be familiar with three point lighting and sound techniques. Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, iMovie, Microsoft Office Suite, Flash Media, PC, MAC OS Environment, and Scanner / Printer Interfaces. Ability to create and support graphics / animation is a plus. Be comfortable conducting on camera interviews. Responsible for organizing and executing the pre production, production, and post production functions for long-format videos featuring Baptist Health patients and services. Must have reliable transportation and a valid Arkansas Driver’s License with clean driving record. Ability to work independently and/or in a team environment. Excellent communication (written, oral, interpersonal) and organizational skills, with attention to detail and ability to multi-task. Demonstrate business-like manner and appearance, exercise diplomacy and tact.

 

Preferred:  Prefer Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, journalism, graphic design or related arts, or current student with 3-5 years of related and substantiated experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/bhark/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=109125

 

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PRINT / DIGITAL REPORTER

Arkansas Business Publishing Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Responsibility involves producing news stories and other content based on assigned beats in a timely manner for each digital publication as assigned. Position works for ArkansasBusiness.com producing daily business news for the website and its associated enewsletters. Some limited time to other ABPG publications.   Reporter will conduct interviews, write, edit and proof articles and provide input to Online Editor regarding story selection and ideas and provide input in identifying photographs and other art or graphics to accompany own story ideas.

Knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and database, InCopy and AP Style preferred.

 

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

 

Bill Page

bpage@abpg.com

 

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PROGRAM MANAGER

Partners for Inclusive Communities

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  16165

Closing:  January 2

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/18042

 

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PROJECT COORDINATOR

AA – Continuing Education Administration

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

Position Number:  50063825

Closing:  January 13

 

Summary:  The Project Coordinator is responsible for providing high-level program support to the eight (8) members of the Office of Continuing Education team. Duties include overall general office support, such as materials and property management, scheduling meetings, data entry of CE credits, registration information, conference materials preparation, and providing assistance in pre-, day of, and post- conference registration management for managed conferences; serves as the front line customer service representative for Continuing Education. Must be able to work independently as well as within a team environment. Strong organizational, program management and communication skills are a must. Occasional weekend or evening work may be required.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree plus two years experience in project coordination.  High school diploma plus six years of project coordination experience can be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.  Must have knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 

Preferred:  One year experience with SAP, specifically the material management module for ordering and WordPress for web-page management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60032132

 

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PROJECT MANAGER

Architecture Community Design Center

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  16180

Closing:  January 3

 

Summary:  The Project Manager will support research, reporting, and publication design on specific collaborative projects that focus on ecosystem services and urban design.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in architecture or a related field.  Master’s Degree in Ecology, Environmental Science, Landscape Architecture, or a related field.  At least two years experience in project management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/18027

 

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PROPOSAL MANAGER

Winrock International / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

 

Summary:  The Proposal Manager will work across the full life cycle of new business development for opportunities $1M+ from capture to proposal submission.  S/he has primary responsibility for delivery of compliant and responsive proposal packages to a variety of donors in line with Winrock’s new business system and processes.  Other key responsibilities include timely and effective support to Program and Operations Groups to prepare and submit winning funding applications, fostering collaboration across organizational groups, and serving as a cross organization resource on how to best meet proposal requirements through synthesis and dissemination of lessons learned.  S/he will maintain professional relationships with partner organization’s business development staff and facilitate engagement of Winrock with partners.   S/he will also lead a team of proposal service providers, internal and external staff, responsible for multiple aspects of proposal development and submission.  Overall, s/he is responsible for assuring that Winrock’s new business cycle and processes are effective and efficient, lead to successful proposal outcomes, enhance Winrock’s reputation among donors and partners as well as expand sustainable funding opportunities.

 

Description:  Contributes to Winrock’s proposal development process to meet organization’s strategic and annual new business goals. Develops and maintains Winrock proposal processes, systems, tools, and disseminates best practices.  Coordinates Bid/No Bid Decisions for live proposals ensuring notification of all relevant stakeholders of opportunities and obtaining necessary sign offs.  Ensures timeliness and compliance of proposals by managing proposal calendars, compliance checklists, trackers etc. Obtain sign off from all relevant stakeholders and finalizes packages for submission 24 hours before due date.  Oversees collection and completion of all proposal components (technical, financial, management, annexes, cost share) working in collaboration with Programs, Operations and partners. Some information can be sensitive and confidential. Manages document version control, sequencing of reviews and the overall development, coordination and version control of all proposal documents.  Maintains collaborative proposal workspace for all proposal documents.  Provides guidance to program units on various donor funding mechanisms, such as USAID IDIQ, LWA, BAA, and other.  Support Program Groups to engage with partners and negotiate roles/scopes of work in teaming agreements, technical inputs, deliverables, and budget targets. Ensures timely submissions from partners for proposals.  Contributes to the creation and maintenance of high quality institutional proposal material, including organizational qualifications and past performance information.  Support HR and Programs with recruitment activities preparing necessary paperwork, developing technical skills matrices and customizing CVs.  Support Finance team to ensure cost proposal meets all solicitation requirements and that partner budgets are delivered on time and at agreed upon ceiling.  Responsible for ensuring communication among all parties throughout the proposal process. Lead meetings and conference calls with expanded proposal teams, including Programs, Operations, consultants and partners ensuring adherence to proposal calendar deliverables.   Identify bottlenecks in the process escalating accordingly to higher level, as necessary, to ensure timetable and deliverables remain on track.  Prepare and lead post-submission evaluation sessions to glean lessons learned including obtaining feedback from donors.  Initiate early development of cost share partnerships engaging with Partnerships and Programs to identify and engage with partners.  Collaborates effectively with the broader External Affairs and New Business Team.  Maintains up to date membership and professional qualifications in proposal management/business development associations  Domestic & international travel as required by the position, and other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Five years of related experience preferred to perform the Major Responsibilities of the position. Substantive knowledge of USAID, FAR/AIDAR and public procurement environment as well as substantial knowledge of foreign assistance and other grant funding requirements is desired.  Specialized training or certification in Proposal Management or equivalent experience is desired.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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PROPOSAL RECRUITER

Winrock International / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

 

Summary:  Winrock seeks an energetic and talented Proposal Recruiter to provide support in the recruitment function for New Business activities related to Winrock’s key focus areas including agriculture, entrepreneurship and private sector development, climate change, clean energy, forests and natural resource management, water, youth and women’s empowerment, workforce development, trafficking-in-persons (TIP), child labor, education, and institutional capacity development.  The Proposal Recruiter will support the Sr. Recruitment Officer in identifying candidates for proposal development and project implementation, using:  creative sourcing techniques; relationship management; developing and executing highly effective best practice sourcing. This position will report to the Senior Recruitment Officer.

 

Description:  Support recruitment of candidates for Winrock’s proposals to various donors, including screening applicants for posted positions, managing process of sharing candidates’ qualifications/CVs with proposal teams and technical units for review, communicating and managing relationship with candidates during the full cycle proposal recruitment process.  Implement strategies to develop a pipeline of qualified candidates in advance of need using a variety of approaches, including research on LinkedIn and other sources to identify new candidates on an ongoing basis and obtain their CVs to enter into the Professional Register.  Research and recommend new sources for targeted passive candidate recruiting.  Support the recruitment for proposal staffing and long-term project positions. Recruiting efforts include expatriate and third country national long-term staff, and short-term consultants as necessary.  Other tasks as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field required.  Minimum three years of experience in recruitment which could include past/current work with proposal recruitment for international NGOs or past contingency-based or retainer-based corporate recruiting experience

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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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:

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

 

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REGIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is seeking a Regional Account Manager to develop, create and maintain multi-media schedules for regional transactional accounts, and to effectively grow market share on all key accounts by developing and presenting unique cross-platform opportunities and providing at all times superior customer service.

 

Description:  Retains and grows existing key accounts through Insight proposals, proof of performance and maximizing all broadcast and digital assets.  Foster customer relationships.  Able to demonstrate product knowledge and value to customers.  Provide superior customer service to clients.  Organizes and prioritizes to meet all goals and deadlines.  Effectively negotiates with customers to meet a winning return on investment.  Collaborates with Traffic Coordinator to provide timely and accurate traffic instructions.  Consistently conducts account maintenance including make-goods, posts, aging, discrepancies and collections.  Creates and delivers formal presentations to client. Utilizes CRM to accurately forecast all pending activity.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.  Minimum 3 years sales experience.  Strong client related presentation and communication skills.  Consultative/Solutions/ROI selling experience vs. a single product selling background.  Proven track record in meeting/exceeding monthly, quarterly and annual revenue goals.  Technically proficient in Salesforce and Marketing related reporting tools.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Regional-Account-Manager/J3G85P70TZRKR26972L/

 

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SENIOR DEVELOPMENT OFFICER / MAJOR GIFTS

Northwest Arkansas Foundation Office

Arkansas Children’s Northwest Hospital / Springdale

Posting Number:  3030235

 

Summary:   This position is located in Northwest Arkansas, supporting our new Arkansas Children’s Northwest Hospital, opening January 2018.    Identify, cultivate and solicit individuals for gifts of $10,000 or more, with a focus on gifts of $100,000 – $1 million, in support of Hospital and Research Institute programs. Maintain and steward an ongoing relationship with donors, while identifying new prospects from assigned regional territory. Supervise and mentor staff working with individual donors. Coordinate interaction with hospital staff to facilitate all aspects of philanthropic process. Collaborate with Foundation team on major gift planning (strategic, tactical, and operational). Must have own transportation and be willing to travel routinely throughout the state, including nights and weekends.

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree.  Seven (7) years of development experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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SENIOR GRAPHIC ARTIST

Onyx Brands / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  Onyx Brands is looking for a creative, self-directed individual with experience and knowledge that is upbeat, organized and passionate about design. Working with direction from Sales and Product Development Team, this position involves producing an interesting variety of packaging, label design graphics, and concepts. You will be responsible for initial design explorations, concept refinement, renderings, and final production and spec pack files.  The successful candidate will be responsible for a range of design projects, including large-scale initiatives, as well as multiple deadline-driven and budget-sensitive projects. As part of the design process, you’ll be expected to reference the competitive marketplace and demonstrate your understanding by creating concept boards and applying that knowledge in your design development. The successful candidate will need experience in integrating color theory, typography and print process expertise, to meet internal and external customer needs, and should be confident in presenting designs and product concepts in a concise and professional manner.

 

Description:  Directing product sketches and illustrations to translate and communicate desired concepts and visions to final design.  Preparing accurate and timely vendor-ready files for production and sample development.  Working with print production and comp houses to make necessary products.   Research materials, processes to enhance brand presentation while balancing budgetary constraints.  Meeting established consumer and channel needs, product sales targets and overall company strategy objectives.  Manage and execute development of brand guidelines and maintaining brand aesthetic.  Responsible for cataloging and library management of all digital assets.  Lead and collaborate with internal and external teams (vendors) to execute all projects in a timely; work closely within the design team and brand managers to layout details; and skillfully prepare designs with production detail.  Assist with maintenance and updates to a variety of templates and brand standards.  Execute technical designs / sketches from given guidelines.   Route layouts and proofs for internal approvals.  Proof, preflight and process all designs to ensure quality of work.  Monitor digital file guidelines, naming convention protocol and file sharing processes.  Enforce consistency of brand standards.  Maintain and execute brand standards including internal styles, retailer specific, and legal guidelines.  Assist with Trend/Art/Print/Packaging Overall All Brands.  Assist in managing and Legal Requirements for Product Packaging.  Knowledge and managing the  seasonal creations/trends for brands.  Assist in maintaining brand standards with regard to graphic designs.  Develop Timelines and personal deadlines to achieve goals.  Mentor and train graphic design team, teaching them how to develop product lines and daily tasks.  Work closely with coordinators and directors to manage workload of art department.

 

Requirements:  Formal design education, training, or experience required.  Knowledge of principles of design, including: layout, typography, color, balance, and composition.  Able to recognize and attend to important details with accuracy and efficiency.  Aptitude to work constructively under stress in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment.  Must be able to take direction, as well as conceptualize, design, and organize projects.  Consistently apply and enforce style/brand guidelines.  Detail oriented with excellent organizational/communication skills.  Familiarity with production requirements and working with outside vendors, i.e. printers, vendors, other agencies.  Excellent time management, organization, and prioritization skills required to handle multiple projects simultaneously.  Strong understanding of prepress procedures.  Ability to work under tight deadlines.

 

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

 

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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.  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:

https://careers-narmc.icims.com/jobs/1875/social-media-specialist-and-graphic-design/job

 

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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS TECHNICIAN

University Libraries – Special Collections 1

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  12490

Closing:  January 3

 

Summary:  The Special Collections Department manages manuscripts collections, rare books, and university archives as well as provides reference and research services to the campus and the general public. This position provides administrative office support for the department head and activities of the department (approx. 11 employees). Work on departmental archival and other projects including creating inventories, rehousing collections, and general reference work. Departmental duties: Orders and monitors supplies; maintains departmental paper and digital files (patrons, events, supplies, mailing lists, etc.); responds to telephone, mail, and email inquiries; monitors general office equipment; assists with special events, projects, publications and mailings, and general departmental work flow; distributes incoming mail and prepares outgoing mail. Serves as departmental and administrative receptionist. Assists the department head: Opens mail, drafts letters and reports, researches questions, assists with preparation of fund-raising and grant proposals and projects, maintains files, maintains department head’s calendar, screens telephone calls, and makes travel arrangements. Reports to the Head of Special Collections.

 

Requirements:  Formal education equivalent of a high school diploma.  At least two years of experience in a library environment.

 

Preferred:  Relevant experience working in archives.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/17952