Winburn, Mano, Schrader & Shram, PLLC Seeks Receptionist/Office Manager/Assistant

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Receptionist/Office Manager/Assistant

About the Company: Little Rock law firm is seeking a receptionist- administrative assistant to support our group of professionals, provide superior client service, and create a positive impression for our clients, guests, and colleagues.  The employees of this firm take pride in their work, take directions with grace and take the initiative as appropriate.  We’re looking for an employee that complements our current office team.

 Typical Duties:

  • Greeting clients
  • Answer and transfer multiple telephone lines
  • Provide superb customer service to all existing and potential clients
  • Coordinate relationships and events with network of professionals and colleagues
  • Scan/file paper documents to electronic filing systems
  • Provide administrative support to entire office staff
  • Coordinate firm marketing projects and mail-outs
  • Organize and order office supplies
  • Assist attorneys by maintaining, organizing and tracking case information
  • Assist attorneys with document production and assembly

Required Skills:

  • Professional demeanor and appearance
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Outstanding telephone skills and attitude
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications and Outlook
  • Excellent writing, grammar and proofreading skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to coordinate multiple concurrent priorities
  • Ability to effectively work with diverse personality types
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and solve problems with minimal guidance
  • Ability to prioritize workloads with changing priorities
  • Willingness to take on new tasks
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality

 

 

Required Experience

  • Previous office manager and/or reception experience highly preferred
  • Stable and sustained work history required

Required Education: A bachelor’s degree preferred. The equivalent of an associate degree (60 hours of successfully completed college education) and a minimum of 3 years office experience also acceptable.

Pay: Pay will be commensurate with experience

Benefits: Group Health Insurance, Retirement, Paid Time Off

For more information or to apply, contact Patti Bell at patti@2bellsconsulting.com or patti@2bellsconsulting.com.

EXIT Marketing Seeks Social Media Specialist, Account Executive

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 at least 2 years of social media writing and management experience.

Account Executive

EXIT is looking for an account executive. Sound like a good fit? Here’s more facts to help you be for sure. In this position you will be the main point of contact for clients: fielding questions, addressing issues, providing industry expertise and scheduling meetings. Daily tasks include developing production schedules and project estimates, bringing ideas to the team that enhance client service, and using client contact to identify new opportunities for services that help clients reach their business goals. If this still sounds like a good fit, you may have found that perfect job opportunity. 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 at least 2 years of account service experience.

 

 

Quapaw Quarter Association Seeks Executive Director

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Executive Director

Quapaw Quarter Association

Little Rock, Arkansas

www.quapaw.com

The Quapaw Quarter Association (QQA) is the preservation organization for the Little Rock metropolitan area.  Incorporated in 1968, its mission is to preserve greater Little Rock’s historic places.  QQA pursues its mission through advocacy, marketing, and education. Current programs include transitional historic property holding of the Woodruff House, implementation of the strategic plan adopted in early 2016, publication of an e-newsletter, The Chronicle; advocacy work on behalf of historic buildings, neighborhoods; and other places, an annual Spring Tour of Historic Homes and other fundraisers and events; educational workshops; a historic house marker program; and management of Historic Curran Hall, the Little Rock Visitor Information Center.

As the chief administrative officer of the Quapaw Quarter Association, the Executive Director is the “face of the QQA” representing the organization to the public and to state and municipal organizations, as well as to other neighborhood association and historic preservation organizations.  The Executive Director provides dynamic leadership and serves as the primary spokesperson for the organization. Working in partnership with the Board of Directors, s/he engages in fundraising and membership development; plans, and initiates and directs activities and programs that support the QQA’s mission; supervises a small staff; and oversees the organization’s finances and operations. The Executive Director is a visionary for the QQA, articulating its mission to those both inside and outside of the organization.

The Quapaw Quarter itself encompasses all of Little Rock’s oldest neighborhoods. The Quarter’s preservation inspired the formation of the organization and its name. The mission and reach of the organization now goes well beyond the boundaries of the Quapaw Quarter offering assistance and advocacy across the greater Little Rock metropolitan area.

ABOUT LITTLE ROCK

Little Rock was ranked #1 on “America’s 10 Great Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine in 2013.

Arkansas’s capitol city sits on the banks of the Arkansas River in Pulaski County. With a population of nearly 200,000 people, it’s the largest city in Arkansas.

Little Rock’s metro area is home to a thriving New South culture that offers a vibrant nightlife, big-time entertainment, world-class attractions and a booming dining scene with the best Arkansas restaurants serving up dishes from all over the globe. The fact that Little Rock is one of the top Arkansas vacation spots and among America’s most affordable cities means residents and visitors can have fun and keep money in their pocket.

Little Rock has a big role in history and looks to the future. Learn about Central High School’s place in the civil rights movement, explore the Clinton Presidential Center and imagine a world free of hunger and poverty at the Heifer Village.

Outdoorsy types can lace up their running shoes or hop on a bicycle and cruise the Arkansas River Trail – it features more than 15 miles of scenic riverfront and one of the longest pedestrian and bicycle bridges in America.

Read more about Little Rock at these sites, from which some of the above information was taken:

http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/real-estate/T006-S003-10-great-places-to-live-2013/index.html

http://www.littlerock.com/

http://www.arkansas.com/places-to-go/cities-and-towns/city-detail.aspx?city=little+rock

http://www.littlerock.com/travel-tools/neighborhoods/

DUTIES

Please see the full job description at www.quapaw.coP

In summary, the Executive Director’s duties fall into three general categories: developing QQA membership and other sources of funding; implementing QQA’s mission; and overall management of a non-profit organization.

 

In coordination with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director assists in the planning and

execution of a variety of fund development initiatives; provides leadership, and participates actively

in all types of fundraising.  The Executive Directors also cultivates and stewards the membership of the QQA, with assistant from the QQA Board.

 

The Executive Director monitors preservation issues in Little Rock and surrounding areas and

develops strategies for addressing problems or threats; serves as an advocate for preservation at all

levels of government and throughout the City; is an articulate spokesperson for the QQA; provides

technical and planning advice regarding preservation; oversees all QQA programs and activities; and

develops and implements the QQA’s communication and public relations efforts.

 

The Executive Director ensures that the QQA’s strategic plan and goals are updated regularly,

prepares an annual work plan and budget, directs and supervises the work of QQA staff and

volunteers, oversees management of the QQA office, and ensures that buildings under the QQA’s

control are well-maintained.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish priorities and work independently; excellent

communication skills; knowledge of budgeting and financial reporting; good computer skills

(including electronic office and accounting applications, desk-top publishing, website maintenance);

knowledge of historic preservation methods and procedures, historic building maintenance,

governmental policies governing historic resources.

 

A master’s degree in historic preservation, business or nonprofit management, or a related field, or

equivalent experience; at least two years’ experience in an administrative position with a nonprofit

organization (preferred); experience in fund development and strategic planning; ability to attend

evening and weekend events and meetings.

 

Salary: $40,000 to $55,000, depending on experience. Benefits negotiable.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Send cover letter, resume, one writing sample, and three professional references to:

 

Search Committee

Quapaw Quarter Association

P. O. Box 165023

Little Rock, AR 72216

 

or via e-mail to careers@quapaw.com

Little Rock School District Seeks Writer-Producer/Graphic Design Specialist

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Writer-Producer/Graphic Design Specialist – Communications Department
Subject: Job Posting: Writer-Producer/Graphic Design Specialist – Communications Department

This job has been posted on the LRSD online application system:

Writer-Producer/Graphic Design Specialist – Communications Department

This is the link to apply:
https://hr.lrsd.org/winocular/jobs/JobPost.exe?Action=page1&ini=jobs

Rita F. Jones, Human Resources Specialist
Little Rock School District
810 W. Markham
Little Rock, AR  72201
501-447-1105

UAMS Seeks Web Content Manager

WEB CONTENT MANAGER – VCC COMMUNICATIONS

Position Details

Posting #: 50065548 Posted Date: 11/21/2016
Category: Professional/Manager Closing Date: 11/30/2016
Department: VCC Communications Web Center Location: Little Rock

Job Description

The Web Content Manager is responsible for coordinating multiple
projects from initiation through post-launch implementation and
maintenance and directly communicating project status with clients, team
members and management. Working to help set the strategic direction of
the College of Medicine’s online presence, this person will create,
coordinate, process, edit, manage and publish content for the college’s
family of websites on an ongoing basis. Responsible for coordinating
with developers and other resources in the development of approved site
or application requirements from project initiation through post launch
phase while operating within UAMS branding and style guidelines; Will
create timelines and track progress of multiple projects; communicate
project status to the College and management; Work in cooperation with
the College of Medicine to develop strategic and tactical plans to
facilitate and coordinate the delivery of Web services. Coordinates,
develops and implements project plans to deliver these services.
Proactively interacts with fellow employees in an effort to create,
develop, prepare, manage, edit and proof content for the College
websites. Works with content to ensure user friendliness while promoting
search engine optimization. Performs other duties incidental to the
position.

Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Web Design or related
field plus 4 years of web project management experience, including
writing and editing experience.

Salary: Negotiable

Job Opportunities – 11/27/16

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Hortus – P. Allen Smith Companies / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Hortus Ltd is a multi-media production company for garden authority, author, and television host P. Allen Smith.  Our company is looking for an Account Executive to join our marketing team. Primary responsibility of this position is to manage all sponsorship activities for Hortus, Ltd. This includes managing/maintaining the relationships between Hortus, Ltd and up to 15 clients. This position is the liaison between the farm team, creative team and executive team and works to ensure the client’s needs and goals are being met on every project. This position ensures that all contract deliverables and services are executed correctly, on time and on budget.  This is a full time, salaried position with benefits.

 

Description:   Communicate and work with the Hortus marketing team to ensure that all client deliverables are being accomplished within the promised timeframe.  Communicate project updates and manage expectations with client representatives.  Help to manage renewal pitches to clients. Includes development of ppt presentations with idea development for the renewal year.  Set up meetings/planning sessions with all clients (monthly, quarterly and yearly); manage logistics and follow up on meetings.  Once a client has an official contract, this position is responsible for all on-boarding communication and development of an annual marketing calendar for both the client and the internal Hortus staff to follow.  Create and distribute quarterly client reports.  Review and present concepts/layouts/copy to the client for approval.  Communicate the client’s feedback to the creative department and discuss the next steps in the campaigns/projects.  Continual research of clients’ products, services, competitors and target markets to make sure Hortus, Ltd. is providing best/industry standard content to each of our clients.

 

Requirements:  Three to five (3-5) years in an account executive position is preferable, but not required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/jobs/detail/7684/account-executive

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Little Rock Soiree

Arkansas Business Publishing Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Little Rock Soiree is the local authority on society and philanthropy. Through our print + digital + event solutions, we deliver the affluent consumer to our clients better than any other local monthly publication in Little Rock. We have an immediate opportunity for media sales.  We are looking for candidates with a true sales trailblazer mentality that can help us continue to evolve, grow and deliver custom solutions to local businesses. Proven sales success is a must, but prior media sales is not a requirement.  You will work daily to help small and mid-sized, local businesses grow their business through the consultative sale of both print and digital solutions, including the most read monthly magazine in the city, digital display, custom solutions and event offerings.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to maximize revenue potential to meet company/business objectives, demonstrate consultative sales skills, have strong analytical and research capabilities to develop multi-media proposals and presentations to potential clients; must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, be capable of executing dynamic presentations, have exceptional problem solving abilities, demonstrate excellent MS Office capabilities.  The ideal candidate must have a competitive personality with the desire to win! Work independently to identify, propose and present multi-media solutions to existing and prospective clients in Little Rock. Engage and strategize with advertising clients to demonstrate Little Rock Soiree’s value proposition and how we can assist them in meeting their marketing objectives through a variety of digital products and print services.  We offer Health, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance and 401(k.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume to:  Bill Page, bpage@abpg.com.

 

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ACCOUNT MANAGER

Inuvo / Little Rock

Job ID:  990594

 

Summary:  nuvo is looking for a highly motivated Account Manager.  Our Account Managers are responsible for working with our interactive publishing partners to implement and optimize SearchLinks advertising technology solutions.   They are responsible for maintaining relationships and managing growth with partners.  Account Managers are expected to be personable and outgoing, and have the ability to multitask.  This position will work closely with the Inuvo sales and product teams to reach measurable goals and execute strategies promptly.  Inuvo is looking for a hardworking and passionate employee who wants to grow with a company that empowers employees to be part of the big picture, voice ideas and work together as a cohesive unit.  We have a casual atmosphere so employees can have fun while creating a great company.  We don’t believe wearing a tie makes you work harder.

 

Description:  Manage accounts / the 10 – 50 interactive publishers.  Maintain regular contact with publisher partners to learn about their business and keep them informed about new opportunities with Inuvo.  Learn all aspects of the SearchLinks business to better identify partner opportunities.  Work with development teams to achieve technical solutions that meet client needs.  Manage the implementation of Inuvo products with new partners…including the sign up process, overseeing the approval process, managing the technical implementation and setting up partner reporting.  Initiate new strategies for further developing the relationship with the partner, including reaching new sections of a partner’s website, adding additional websites, and implementing new ad solutions with partners.  Responsible for reporting client partners results to sales and product leaders.

 

Requirements:   Three to five (3-5) years experience level.  Solid understanding of digital marketing.  A great attitude- we like to hire people who get excited by facing new challenges every day. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Extensive customer service experience. Strong desire to interact with client partners.  Available to travel as needed.

 

Preferred:  Account management experience. Proven ability to grow accounts.  Experience making money from a web based business.  Use of Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and other software.  Basic understanding of JavaScript and HTML.  Experience with search engine marketing or display advertising.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://ejob.bz/ATS/PortalViewRequirement.do?reqGK=990594

 

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ACCOUNT MANAGER

Team SI / Little Rock

 

Summary:  You’re an experienced professional who has practice building engagement with online audiences to drive true business results. You understand content marketing and can create programs to target visitors at their specific stage in the buying cycle. You realize the power of social networks and can create social programs that target and maximize the reach of brands or specific communications campaigns. You enjoy working with other communicators to incorporate digital & social strategies as part of larger integrated programs that include traditional media relations, websites and other digital activations, paid advertising and mobile technologies.

 

Description:  You’ll work as an account manager as part of our digital communications team. The account manager holds the client relationship representing Team SI to our clients and the client to Team SI. You will develop social media, SEO and digital media strategies to help our clients build leads and grow their business. The account manager supervise content producers who implement and manage all social media, SEO, and reputation management activities for their clients. The account manager works under the direction of the operations director.

 

Requirements:  An experienced professional engaged in social networks, digital media, online forums and blogging.  Knows how to integrate communications strategies across several channels specifically earned, shared, and owned media.  Skilled in creating social initiatives that meet brand objectives along with increasing web traffic, boosting sales, producing a return on investment and/or demonstrating measurable consumer awareness.  Familiarity with digital marketing products / services and able to analyze, measure and report on engagement with digital marketing programs.  Able to research and understand keyword correlations and convert that research into well written content.  A good listener, a team player, and counselor who can build strong relationships with agency clients, account staff, client relationship leaders and other senior managers in the firm.  Build digital strategies based on client’s needs and implement the strategies.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://www.teamsi.com/career-descriptions/account-manager

 

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AD DIRECTOR

Ashley News Observer / Crossett

 

Summary:  Weekly newspaper with related shopper seeks experienced ad director or ad rep wishing to step up. You would plan sales and promotions efforts, work with staff, and handle an account list at a solid newspaper in a delightful community.  Salary, bonuses, and benefits.

 

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

 

Barney White, Publisher

bwhite@ashleynewsobserver.com

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR

Office of Marketing & Communications

Lyon College / Batesville

 

Summary:  Reporting to the associate vice president, the administrative coordinator is responsible for maintaining a calendar of all marketing and communications requests, projects, and events; working with campus departments to establish deadlines and project details; and assisting with office and clerical tasks such as billing, phones, email, and correspondences. Some attendance of on-campus activities to include athletic, fundraising, formal, and community events is required.  Some nights and weekends may be required.

 

Requirements:  Candidates must have relevant work experience, an understanding of appropriate use of language and content, strong written and spoken communication skills, the ability to work independently and pursue information, be detail oriented, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines. High school diploma required; college degree preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Send letter of application and resume with the names of at least three references and their contact information to:

 

Lyon College

PO Box 2317

Batesville, AR 72503-2317

jobs@lyon.edu

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST III

Academic Advising Center

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

Position Number:  090012

Closing:  December 1

 

Summary:  The University Testing Administrative Specialist III is responsible for coordinating office activities and test administrations, preparing special reports, and developing and maintaining administrative policies and procedures under the supervision of the Director of University Testing. The position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policies.

 

Description:  Take a positive approach to responsibilities and in interactions with students and others. Provide information regarding university and departmental policies and procedures. Assist Director with maintaining academic, financial, and employee records. Maintain office schedule. Assist with training and supervising testing assistants. Process and deposit incoming funds. Prepare and maintain financial reports used by supervisor to monitor expenditures to ensure optimum operating efficiency. Assist with logistics of test preparation and administration of computer-based and paper-pencil exams required for admission, placement, and licensure. Complete training and certification in compliance with testing companies’ policies. Perform other duties as assigned. Some Saturday testing required.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of specialized training in business management, business education, or a related field; plus three years of experience in specialized or a related field applicable to work performed. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/3054

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST III / LITTLE ROCK OFFICE

University Development

University of Arkansas – Fayetteville / Little Rock

Position Number:  12043

Closing:  November 23

 

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:  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/17530

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST / MARKETING

Arkansas State University / Mountain Home
Closing:  November 27

 

Summary:  ASUMH is now accepting applications for an Administrative Specialist in the Marketing and PR Department. Responsibilities include general office activities related to marketing, public relations, and some graphic design work for both ASUMH and the Vada Sheid Community Development Center.

 

Description:  Duties include updates to websites, photography and photo editing, videography and video editing, social media site management, some light graphic designing for brochures, postcards, forms, etc.,  and occasional service at special events. Preferred candidates will have proficient computer skills, exceptional creativity and innovation; excellent time management and organizational skills; accuracy and attention to detail, and a professional approach to time and deadlines. Excellent communication skills and use of grammar a must.

 

Requirements:  Minimum requirements include a high school diploma, and two years of related experience.

 

Preferred:  Preferred individual will have proven abilities in Microsoft Office, social media management, and some graphic design using relevant software, including Adobe InDesign and PhotoShop.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit General Employment Application, with an attached cover letter and resume containing three references.  Please read the application instructions before starting the form.

 

https://www.asumh.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities.html

 

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ANALYST / ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  The Research Analyst will work collaboratively with the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness and other campus entities to maintain and increase the reporting and service functions of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. This person will work closely with the registrar, admissions and financial aid office, offices of graduate and degree completion, assessment coordinator, university advancement staff, and others who use the services of OIE for data reporting and/or analytics. We anticipate that this position will begin no later than August 1, 2017.

 

Description:  As a member of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, the incumbent will help develop, design, and assist in the creation of questionnaires, surveys and data gathering tools to ensure the necessary information captured pertains to educational trends and university needs.  Responsible for extracting data from existing sources, quantify and summarize findings for the Offices of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness.  Collaborate with the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness to collect, extract, and acquire data sets.  Help develop, design, analyze, and distribute internal and external survey reports, including State and IPEDS.  Transform and recode data into proper formats to support useful reporting efforts.  Help in the creation of efficient processes that will support routinizing data management tasks and regular data reports/requests.  Routinely collaborate with JBU constituents to ensure accurate and meaningful data is collected.  Provide data analysis for grants, proposals and university constituents.  Assist programs as necessary on assessment, including but not limited to, developing assessment measure and developing systems for tracking and collecting data.  Assist with data warehousing processes and archive data to meet accreditation requirements.  Support groups engaged in accreditation processes.  Consistently audit data collection to ensure data integrity.  Build on current models and develop new models of predictive analytics for various institutional units.  Participate in various Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness related initiatives.  Other duties as required and assigned by the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree required.  Minimum of two years’ experience in data analysis, collection and reporting.  Required competencies include prior experience extracting data with statistical software and proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access.  Successful candidate must have strong attention to detail and accuracy. The ability to clearly communicate complex, technical information to a variety of audiences, as well as, have the ability to quantify and measure data driven by theory to produce or drive organizational effectiveness.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required with the ability to partner and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree.  Working knowledge of SQL.  Experience in higher education.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jbu.edu/hr/staff/positions/institutional_effectiveness_analyst_assistant_director_of_institutional_research/

 

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ANCHOR III / SPORTS

KNWA

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Fayetteville

Job ID:  3357

 

Summary:  The Sports Anchor produces and anchors sports reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.  One of the best sports jobs in the country covering one of college athletics’ most prominent programs is now available! Cover the Arkansas Razorbacks exclusively for Nexstar Broadcasting stations throughout Arkansas and the southeast. That means daily, live reports for KARK in Little Rock and KNWA/KFTA Fayetteville with contributions in Shreveport, Monroe, Joplin and Springfield. Your work has the potential to be seen in nearly two million households! You would be based in the heart of Razorback country – Fayetteville, AR – practically in the very shadows of Razorback Stadium. The ideal candidate is a passionate, experienced on-air talent with a knack for live reports. We’re looking for a polished on-air presence. It’s also critical you understand creative sports storytelling – not just Xs and Os – but strong character development. You also need excellent shooting and editing skills, as well as some serious social media chops.

 

Description:  Produces and presents sports reports for all platforms.  Ensures that all sports content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.  Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner.  Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content.  Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.  Works closely with the sports team to develop comprehensive sports coverage.   Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.  Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.  Shoots video for sports reports.  Sets up, composes and executes video shots.  Maintains video equipment.  Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content.  Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.  Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/3357

 

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ASSISTANT DEVELOPMENT OFFICER     

Exodus Project / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Assist the Executive Director and the board in planning and activating development functions including: institutional readiness, selection of donor markets, vehicles and strategies for the creation of an overall fund raising strategy.   Provide leadership to the recruitment, training and placement of volunteers.  Working with the Exodus team, manage development processes necessary to sustain a constituency model of fund raising:  analysis and research; planning; execution; control; evaluation; and professional stance.  Give special focus to refinement of the annual fund, improving volunteer development and initiating a major gifts program.  Make regular solicitation of individuals, foundations etc.  Master “Sales Force,” (our data base) and integrate smoothly with back room operations.  Collect pictures, stories and videos for future marketing efforts.  Recruiting a volunteer team to support web presence, social media newsletter and face-book presence, volunteer and alumni events.  Schedule strategic public appearances for staff, graduates and advocates.  Develop relationships with media personalities, local news editors etc. to maintain open, credible communications.  Attend professional training as scheduled to build on your experience and professionalism.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Paul Stevens, Executive Director

contact@exodus.life

 

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ASSISTANT GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Athletics Graphic Design / Fabrication

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  16155

Closing:  December 1

 

Summary:  The Assistant Graphic Designer will assist in the management of the visual brand of the University of Arkansas Razorback Athletic Department across print, digital, and video platforms, as well as serving a large role in the design and development of graphics for all athletics facilities.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations or related field.  At least two years of experience in public relations, marketing, or related area.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in graphic design.  At least two years of graphic design or related experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/17580

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  9921

Closing:  December 2

 

Summary:  The Associate Director of Development for Fulbright College will be a member of the Office of Development and External Relations. This position will be responsible for helping lead the college in managing all areas of philanthropic giving. The Associate Director must have highly-developed professional skills, and be ready to put them to work on behalf of Fulbright College and the University of Arkansas. The work of the Associate Director is supervised and evaluated by the Director of Development and External Relations and works in collaboration with colleagues throughout the campus and the division of university advancement.

 

Description:  Identify, research, cultivate and solicit potential donors at the major gift-level, as well as establish, create, implement, develop, and evaluate plans for solicitation strategies.  Manage a portfolio of approximately 90 donor prospects and meet and assess new donor prospects, while developing cultivation and solicitation strategies for prospects.  Average ten or more face-to-face visits with donors/prospects each month, and deliver, on average, twelve to twenty-four major gift proposals a year.  Manage and support the college’s campaign or advisory committee and identify key business leaders, alumni, and companies to serve on college/department/center advisory councils.  Travel locally and nationally and work irregular hours as needed, and coordinate travel for others.  Coordinate with the director the process of internal accountability that includes preparation and analysis of development reports such as: tracking goal setting progress; updating anticipated gifts and upcoming solicitations; and analyzing monthly development and unit reports.  Assist the development team in planning and implementing strategies to secure major gifts.  Manage a donor engagement and stewardship program that includes work in constituent relations and scholarship administration.  Professionally plan and manage small and large-scale events relating to donor cultivation/recognition and alumni relations.  Act as a liaison with departments and colleagues regarding fund accounting, fundraising ideas, and donor engagement.  Perform administrative duties as assigned and adhere to the Fulbright College and University Development policies and procedures.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least two years of full-time development, fundraising, or closely related work experience.  At least two years of special event management experience, including working with caterers, tracking guest participation, and setting/managing event sites.  Experience in planning, facilitating, and advancing the interests of high-level volunteers (individually and through work on a committee.)

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Formal training or education in philanthropic management and major gift fundraising.  Advanced experience with event management and meeting coordination.  Experience in higher education fundraising or in a major gift fundraising campaign.  Experience coordinating volunteers.  Experience managing data, executive correspondence, and communications.  Demonstrated familiarity with a university campus and an arts and sciences college.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/17462

 

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BOSS

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art / Bentonville

 

Summary:  The Boss will be bold as a dynamic member of the Crystal Bridges leadership team to expand cultural impact in the region by integrating contemporary art, music, and performance into the community. The Boss will help design and develop the new facility and will later create and execute strategic plans. Programming activities developed by The Boss should directly impact the quality of life in Northwest Arkansas while also garnering national and international attention. From initial concept to grand opening, The Boss will be responsible for creating a highly interactive and social atmosphere with a relaxed, welcoming, and accessible vibe. After the grand opening, The Boss will be responsible for the day-to-day oversight and operations of the newest arts hub in the region. Artistic responsibilities will be balanced with fiscal accountability. In order to maximize the economies of scale and impact of the two locations, The Boss will interface with the varying resources currently housed at Crystal Bridges’ main campus. It is critical that the locations stay administratively connected and artistically collaborative, yet differentiated through a wide range of art, artists, and experiences.  The ideal Boss will be strategic, flexible, communicative, and open to new ideas. A highly creative innovator of multifaceted programs, the right candidate will enjoy artistic experimentation and futuristic thinking. Excellent at collecting and distilling disparate concepts, The Boss will develop a strong path forward, with a sense of urgency and a competitive nature to achieve major international aspirations. The Boss will be motivated by a self-directed environment and will revel in frequent interaction with others in a respectful, collegial, and professional environment. The Boss will be excited by the concept of a new facility, energized by creative programming, and inspired to develop audiences in Northwest Arkansas.
Description:  The Boss will be innovative in developing the concept from design through construction and adventurous in programming. The Boss will lead all activities related to the creative and operational aspects of the new destination.  Facility Planning & Concept Development – Determine how existing indoor and outdoor spaces can be transformed into an unconventional and imaginative destination.  Lead a team to create a regionally significant and nationally scaled music program complemented by contemporary art exhibitions and installations.  Contemporary Programming & Artists – Create innovative, cross-disciplinary, and relevant programs.  Cultivate and create great relations with top performing and visual artists to produce memorable experiences.  Leadership & Accountability – Build an organizational structure to support the concept and programs.  Balance creative vision with financial responsibility.

 

Requirements:  At least five years of leadership experience or demonstrated results in creating an artistic and social destination is necessary. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with major creative endeavors is required. Candidates must possess expertise in presenting or producing music, contemporary art, or other similar events. Demonstrable experience leading and mentoring teams and managing substantial capital, operating, and program budgets is critical. Exemplary verbal and written communication skills with multiple language abilities is appreciated.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://crystalbridges.org/careers-internships/job-descriptions/?gnk=job&gni=8a7882325876eaa701588768e992636d

 

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BOX OFFICE MANGER

Arkansas Repertory Theatre / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Effectively manage the Box Office operation, maximizing revenue from the sale of subscriptions and tickets and ensuring the highest standards of customer care is maintained. Provide excellent customer service to all theatre patrons, the general public, and all visiting company members. Motivate and lead the Box Office team by example on a daily basis by maintaining the highest standard of presentation; demonstrating a positive attitude; dealing promptly and professionally with all ticketing requests and providing excellent customer service to all patrons of the theatre.

 

Description:  General – Act as the Box Office ticketing software manager (currently Theatre Manager) including the creation of each production/event/promo code, cleaning and maintaining the database, installing updates, designing new reports, fixing technical problems and liaising with the system provider and other suppliers.  Ensure that the ticketing software is updated to allow for tickets to be purchased.   Oversee the creation of all events/productions/promo codes to allow for tickets to be purchased.   Direct Box Office staff to ensure that data is cleaned regularly to avoid duplicate accounts and ensure accurate customer records.   Maintain information files relating to productions on the ticketing software.   Ensure the Box Office is kept tidy and clean.   Maintain stock levels of tickets, stationery and publicity material, ensuring stocks are ordered in line with business needs.   Deal with any special or exceptional circumstances arising from the day-to-day management of the Box Office.  Ensure that the Box Office provides a high level of customer care at all times. Work closely with the Director of Marketing and Audience Engagement to develop a customer care policy ensuring the highest standard of service across the organization.  During a performance, problem solves any ticketing and seating issues for approximately 377 patrons.  Financial Management – Extract, analyze and distribute daily/weekly production reports for finance, production and marketing department.  Complete the relevant accountancy procedures on a daily basis, accurately recording the daily Box Office takings, dealing with discrepancies as required (e.g. bounced checks, declined cards, etc.)  Responsible for completing relevant documentation in relation to the Box Office operation.  Responsible for the security of the Box Office and any monies taken, and ensure that the Box Office takings accurately balance at the end of the shift.  Sales & Promotion – Oversee the selling of tickets to customers in person, on-line and by telephone.  Provide an efficient and productive booking system for the public, including counter, phone and online sales. Lead the Box Office team to achieve sales targets as set by the annual budget.  Monitor ticket sales and communicate any concerns to the Director of Communications and Marketing. Liaise with Director of Marketing and Audience Engagement regarding opportunities and potential income generation.  Keep up to date with industry ticketing and marketing practices and with system developments to ensure best value effectiveness and disseminate this knowledge amongst colleagues.  Responsible for sending out renewal notices and processing the follow-up paperwork for all season subscriptions.  Marketing – Work with the Director of Marketing and Audience Engagement to provide meaningful insight into audience characteristics so as to maximize revenue.  Implement a customer relationship management program in association with the Director of Marketing and Audience Engagement to increase customer retention, loyalty and frequency/volume of tickets purchased.   Identify purchasing patterns to inform marketing activity and tailor communication to customer needs.  Work closely with the marketing team to design and deliver a strategy to increase group sales and attract new groups.  Take part in weekly marketing/development/education/production meetings as required.  Staff Management – Manage the part-time staff of six.  Ensure the box office team is motivated to maximize sales and provide high standards of customer care.  Ensure box office is staffed appropriately.  Provide training for box office staff, both at the induction stage and on an ongoing basis, to ensure standards are maintained and as required.  Be responsible for the recruitment and selection of employees in line with the venue requirements and company policy (to include Director of Marketing and Audience Engagement in all final interviews.)  Monitor staffing levels are in line with peak and off-peak booking times to ensure that telephone and in person lines are kept to a minimum.  Train key personnel in all aspects of the box office system so that they are able to utilize as necessary.  Organize and lead regular Box Office meetings providing clear communication and transfer of information to the team.  Customer Care – Maintain the box office as a friendly and welcoming environment for visitors to the venue.  With approval by the Director of Marketing and Audience Engagement, regularly update the theatre’s call waiting messaging to promote upcoming productions. Deal with customer comments and complaints in an appropriate manner.  Health & Safety –  Ensure that all box office staff are aware of all safety and emergency procedures. Ensure the all the theatre’s policies, including Health & Safety and service standards are adhered to by all Box Office employees in all areas and recommend appropriate actions where necessary.  Miscellaneous –  Additional job duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Previous experience in theatre preferred but not required.  Good management skills.  Good communication skills.  Able to be on feet for long hours.  Able to go up and down stairs.  Able to lift 40 pounds.

 

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

 

Allyson Gattin,

Director of Marketing & Audience Engagement

agattin@therep.org

 

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CAMPAIGN MANAGER

Inuvo / Little Rock

Job ID:  993690

 

Summary:  The campaign manager will work on the direct marketing team to develop and execute digital marketing campaigns to drive traffic to web properties.  Core duties will involve PPC digital advertising, developing and optimizing marketing campaigns, and analyzing data.  Candidate is a competitive, strategic thinker that has a passion for numbers and finding trends in data.

 

Description:  Develop digital marketing campaign elements that include keywords, ad copy, image selection and account structure.  Manage campaign performance and optimization to achieve desired return goals.  Track, report and analyze campaign data and performance.  Research digital advertising opportunities, latest industry trends and best practices.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://ejob.bz/ATS/PortalViewRequirement.do?reqGK=993690

 

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COMMUNITY MANAGER

Stone Ward / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Stone Ward Community Manager lives and breathes social media (in a non-literal kind of way) and uses that passion and devotion to help create strategic solutions to our clients’ problems and tasks within the ever-changing digital and social space.

 

Description:  Develop and execute social media strategies for clients across any given social media platform such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and SnapChat.  Create, edit and post videos for social media content on channels such as Instagram, Vine, YouTube and Vimeo.  Craft strategic and creative content and copy for clients across various social channels.  Develop, manage, listen and monitor conversations for clients across various social channels.  Manage day-to-day activity of social media profiles, which includes customer service representation, brand advocacy and community outreach and reputation management.  Collaborate with various Stone Ward departments to ensure all social media initiatives are integrated in clients’ overall marketing plan.  Monitor and measure the impact and effectiveness of campaigns in order to track ROI.  Work with Media Planners/Buyers to craft strategic paid social posts and ads.  Build comprehensive, easy-to-view reports for each social media channel and provide to Search & Analytics Specialist to combine and review with overall reporting dashboard.  Stay in the know on new platforms within the social media realm and aggressively look for new ways to distribute client’s content through social media platforms.

 

Requirements:  B.S. in Marketing, Public Relations, Advertising or equivalent.  Two or more (2+) years of online social media experience and/or a demonstrated knowledge of all relevant channels, tools, etc.  Proficient experience with and understanding of social media channels for business. (Basically, you know each of these networks like the back of your hand.)  Strong verbal, written, proofing and creative skills required.  Ability to switch tasks quickly, often and in an organized manner.  Excellence in Excel is a must.  Comprehensive knowledge of other Microsoft Word Products such as Word and PowerPoint.  Ability to cope and adjust with change. It happens every day in this industry.  Social media never stops, willingness to work outside the standard 9a.m.-5p.m.  Natural ability to be social, both personally and professionally. This is a big part of building and maintaining relationships.  Experience and familiarity of public relations, marketing, sales, and understanding of SEO.  Both leadership and team-player qualities are necessary to the organization of Stone Ward.  Willingness to always be a student.

 

Preferred:  Familiarity with video editing and management software/apps like iMovie, QuickTime and/or Final Cut Pro X.  Familiarity with creative software/apps like Photoshop, InDesign and/or SnagIt.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Email your resume and samples of your social media work to:

 

Lucie Pathmann,

Director of Brand Managment & Communications

lpathmann@stoneward.com

 

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CONTENT PRODUCER

Team SI / Little Rock

 

Summary:  You’re a communications professional who has content creation and social media skills building engagement with online audiences. You understand social networks and can create programs that target and maximize the reach of brands or specific communications campaigns. You enjoy working with other communicators to incorporate social strategies as part of larger integrated programs that include traditional media relations, websites and other digital activations, paid advertising and mobile technologies. You can not only conceive and execute social strategies but also measure its impact and effectiveness.

 

Description:  You’ll work as a Content Producer as part of our digital communications team. The Content Producer plans, implements and manages all social media, SEO, and reputation management activities for their clients under the direction of the Senior Account Executive.

 

Requirements:  A professional engaged in social networks, digital media, online forums and blogging.  A content creator who knows how to integrate messaging on social media, blogs and landing pages.  Understands creating social initiatives that meet brand objectives along with increasing web traffic, boosting sales, producing a return on investment and/or demonstrating measurable consumer awareness.  Familiarity with leading social platforms and able to analyze, measure and report on engagement with social programs.  Able to research and understand keyword correlations and convert that research into well written content.  A good listener, a team player, and counselor who can build strong relationships with agency clients, account staff, client relationship leaders and other senior managers in the firm.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.teamsi.com/career-descriptions/content-producer

 

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COPYWRITER

Stone Ward / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We’re looking for fresh new talent for a growing writing job here in our Little Rock office.  The perfect candidate for the job will bring a love of writing for advertising — past, present and future. You will comfortably write for the digital spaces, confidently explore the social landscape, and script persuasive storytelling across all media. And, you will know how to write a great print ad.  Most importantly: you will contribute to the team in new and unexpected ways every day.

 

Description:  Blog and editorial writing.  Digital advertising.  Traditional advertising.  Social media.  Conceptual development.  Transmedia storytelling.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Whether you’re just starting out or have a great book, if you are interested in using your talent to build good, send your credentials to:
Bill Brookshire, Creative Director

bbrookshire@stoneward.com

 

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CREATIVE VIDEO EDITOR

360 Filmworks / Little Rock

 

Summary:  360 Filmworks is looking for a driven, creative and skilled video editor. The ideal candidate will be self motivated and excited to provide multiple approaches to each project. You should be comfortable working with different types of music, audio and footage. It will be your job to take content and bring it to the next level in the post production phase.  The video editor will report to the Associate Director of Broadcast and collaborate with DP’s, motion graphics artist, creative directors, copywriters and producers. We are looking for someone who can receive feedback and constructive criticism as opportunities to make things better.  360 Filmworks is based in Little Rock and works collaboratively with Stone Ward Advertising to produce award winning broadcasts across multiple platforms.  Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

 

Requirements:  Proficiency in Adobe Premiere and Audition.  Knowledge of Adobe After Effects is a Plus.  Strong organizational and time management skills.  Ability to multi-task, respond calmly under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines.  Desire to learn new skills and stay up to date on technical and digital video developments and successfully apply these to projects to help improve the creative product.

 

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

 

Katy Bartlett

kbartlett@360filmworks.com

 

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DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

Institutional Advancement – Northwest Arkansas

Unviersity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Fayetteville

Position Number:  50046241

Closing:  November 29

 

Summary:  The Development Associate interacts with donors, volunteers, alumni and staff to further philanthropic relationships. This position also accepts gifts and works with IA Foundation Administration and Advancement Services to process and acknowledge. In coordination with the Director of Annual Giving Programs, the Development Associate manages annual giving acquisition, the renewal and the stewardship process. This position assists in the planning, staffing and debriefing of events such as, fundraising events, investitures, board meetings, donor meetings and tours. The Development Associate plans and coordinates prospect calls and visits, manages calendars and schedules appointments with both internal and external stakeholders.

 

Description:  Prepare specialized donor correspondence including customized thank you notes, letters and holiday cards.  Develop presentations, organizes and assembles gift proposals, solicitation letters and gift forms.  Maintains current and accurate donor and prospect information and enters contact reports.  Possess a willingness to travel around the state to meet with regional staff, advisory committee meetings and potential donors.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business or related field plus three (3) years of administrative support experience preferably in the healthcare, higher education or non-profit sectors.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60031545

 

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DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation / Little Rock

Job ID:  2811

 

Summary:  The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation located in Little Rock, AR is seeking a talented Development Director with strong fundraising experience, including special events, sponsorship solicitation and the ability to develop and nurture relationships with key volunteers, major donors, and corporate sponsors.  Responsibilities include: recruit and cultivate leadership volunteers, sponsors and event participants, build and manage volunteer core, provide strategic direction and oversee all aspects of fundraising plans pertaining to assigned events. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of successful fundraising/sales experience. Heavy special event fundraising experience is highly preferred.  The position requires strong organizational and networking skills, the ability to work on various events simultaneously and a strong eye for detail. Candidates will be required to develop and manage budgets while growing revenues and managing expenses.  This is a unique opportunity to direct your energy and talents towards achieving a “life enhancing” mission, while benefitting from the resources and support of a highly regarded national non-profit organization.  The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation offers an excellent salary and benefits package.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Interested candidates can direct questions to:

 

Melody Sugg, Executive Director

msugg@crr.org

501-371-0233

 

https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CFF&cws=1&rid=2811

 

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DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:   THV 11 in Little Rock 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 REPORTER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV in Little Rock is seeking a Digital Content Reporter to help expand our growing digital platforms.  If you have the desire to create engaging, clickable stories and share them on social media and on-air, then this is the place to showcase your skills.  We want someone who has a passion and motivation to dig for news stories and information, as well as having knowledge of the latest social media platforms.  You will produce content across all platforms: web, apps, social media forums and TV. You will be expected to pitch stories that will generate excitement, reaction, opinions. You will first take aim at populating our digital platforms and then focus on air.  You must be able to shoot, edit, write and turn daily pieces. You must be creative and offer a willingness to “push the envelope.”  You must be a self-starter who we can count on—to show up on time, motivated and ready to roll.  Previous newsroom experience preferred but not mandatory. Must be willing to work flexible days and hours.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Digital-Content-Reporter/J3J66965VKLJV662HR4/

 

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DIRECTOR / UNIVERSITY DISTRICT

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

Position Number:  R97664

Closing:  December 2

 

Summary:  The Director of the University District leads campus and community efforts to revitalize the residential neighborhoods and commercial areas in close proximity to the UALR Campus. The Director leads the comprehensive community development initiative by developing a shared vision for the revitalization initiatives among campus and community stakeholders and building partnerships and coalitions to realize the shared vision. The Director guides and directs the relatively small University District staff to implement the University District Revitalization Plan, using a team approach, leveraging resources and volunteers where possible. The Director reports to the Chief Government Relations Officer. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Direct efforts to establish and update a revitalization plan for the University District area, engaging university and community members in the planning effort.  Direct the operation of the University District Department in cooperation with other UALR Departments.  Negotiate and manage projects and contracts.  Establish a profile of the District based on statistical and historical information to direct development decisions.  Solicit, analyze and recommend potential development projects.  Inform appropriate university and community staff of funding sources for community revitalization.  Work directly with the University District Development Corporation (UDDC) board of directors to make all management decisions for the UDDC.  Establish sound relationships with various audiences, including local businesses, elected officials, potential business owners, neighborhood residents, university personnel, etc. to implement the University District plan.  Participate on various campus and community work groups, committees, and advisory groups whose scope influences successful revitalization of the University District.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of at least seven (7) years of experience in a leadership position in community development, public administration, economic development or non-profit organization.

 

Preferred:  Master Degree preferred in public administration, business management, community development or a related field. Prior experience in directing a revitalization effort, with experience in urban setting.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5618

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Healing Gardens of Northwest Arkansas / Springdale

 

Summary:  The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of Healing Gardens of Northwest Arkansas’s fundraising including, implementing a major gifts program, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns with a fundraising goal of $500,000 annually.  The Director works closely with the Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors.

 

Description:  Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them.Implement a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors.Oversee grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements.Build the planned giving program with a focus on deferred gifts such as bequest expectancies.Direct capital campaigns and other major fundraising drives.Coordinate fundraising special events.Oversee prospect research.Work closely with the Board of Directors.Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about Healing Gardens of Northwest Arkansas with the community.  Attend Board and Committee meetings.  Oversee fundraising database and tracking systems.  Oversee creation of publications to support fund raising activities.  Demonstrate professional conduct at all times. Perform other related duties as requested.

 

Requirements:  Have knowledge and experience in fund raising techniques, particularly major gift fundraising.  Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, board members and volunteers.  Strong interpersonal and writing skills.  Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.  Be organized and exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals.  Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense and good listening ability.

 

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

 

Michelle Hobbs, Executive Director

michelle@healinggardensofnwa.org

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & EXTERNAL RELATIONS

College of Engineering

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  8471

Closing:  December 2

 

Summary:  The Director of Development and External Relations for the College of Engineering is responsible for the fundraising, communications and alumni engagement activities in the College of Engineering. In this role, the Director of Development manages the College of Engineering Development and External Relations team and provides strategic oversight for donor and alumni engagement to raise private gift support for the college. In collaboration with the Director of Communications, the Director of Development will set communication and marketing strategy to promote the impact of the college, the college’s fundraising priorities and to engage and acknowledge donors.

 

Description:  This leadership position will serve as the key liaison between University Development and the college. In addition, the Director of Development will collaborate with development colleagues across campus and University Development leadership to create development strategies for donors and companies. The Director of Development and External Relations for the College of Engineering reports directly to the Dean of the College of Engineering and dotted line reports to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for University Development.  This position will provide strategic oversight of the fundraising efforts and external relations activities as they relate to fundraising for and the promotion of the College of Engineering; collaborate with the Director of Communications on marketing, communications, and branding strategy and provide oversight for donor and alumni special events and stewardship for major donors; and personally manage of portfolio of approximately 60 prospects, which are identified as major gift prospects and donors, average ten or more personally scheduled visits with donors/prospects each month, and deliver, on average, twelve to twenty-four major gift proposals per year.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.  At least three years of full time year, professional experience in major gift fundraising or related experience.  Experience working with volunteers and advisory boards.  At least one year of direct supervisory experience.  Willingness to travel on behalf of the College of Engineering and work irregular hours as needed.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an accredited university.  Experience in a major giving campaign, preferably in higher education.  Familiarity with a university campus and a College of Engineering.  Experience in supporting, evaluating, and developing highly productive staff and teams.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/17609

 

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DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Director of Education, as leader of The Excel Center at Goodwill and the Academy at Goodwill, is responsible for developing and successfully executing a strategy to provide comprehensive education and career development services to Arkansans. Through a hands-on leadership approach, the Director of Education will direct, plan, manage, and coordinate the educational goals and visions of the Goodwill Arkansas Education Initiatives; and ensure that instructors, coaches, managers and resource staff are providing the highest quality academic and career services for students. All programs and services will be designed to integrate into Workforce Development and Business Solutions. The Director of Education will also work collaboratively with leadership of Goodwill and the Goodwill Arkansas Education Board to establish school goals and objectives and ensuring they are met.

 

Description:  Develops, oversees and evaluates all programs, courses, activities, and staff to ensure academic and operational goals are met.  Develops annual Academy strategic plan and budget and ensures all financial transactions are completed in accordance with State policies and procedures.  Monitors all activities and expenditures related to the Academy and other charter, public, or private education activities.  Oversees the evaluation and assessment requirements for the Academy by developing and implementing assessment tools to include classroom evaluations, assessment and grading, grade reporting, standardized assessments and surveys of participants and stakeholder groups.  Provides leadership, direction, motivation and supervision of direct reports.  Provides coaching and improvement of skills for staff and instructors with specific and constructive feedback. Interviews and hires staff and course instructors.  Counsels with students and staff and oversees the academic process to foster the most inclusive, non-restrictive learning environment leading to the success course completion for all learners.  Provides statewide leadership for the implementation and expansion of charter, public, or private educational opportunities provided through Goodwill.  Provides leadership in the development of new partnerships and/or methodologies in response to the changing needs concerning students, test results, and/or ADE Standards.  Responsible for maintenance of school facilities, maintenance of proper administrative records, and other matters related to the administration of the schools.  Manages the GAEI’s career-related workshops and seminars, job shadowing, employment counseling and referral, student employment, internship program, career-related academic courses, on-campus recruiting, and job fairs.  Collects and analyzes data and evaluates progress towards meeting goals.  Manages, plans, and coordinates the implementation and delivery of new and existing programs.  Promotes Goodwill’s mission to community agencies, employers, and other stakeholders.  Works collaboratively with employers to enhance employment opportunities for students.  Represents Goodwill at community meetings.  Leads school staff so that they can meet or exceed divisional and organizational metrics and ensures that staff is providing high quality, efficient services.  Continuously evaluates the Goodwill Industries of Arkansas & GAEI progress in meeting strategic objectives, implementing changes based on feedback from students, staff, employers, and community partners.  Establishes and maintains positive, professional working relationships with all levels of leadership within Education Services, Business Development, and Workforce Development to ensure provision of high quality services.  Develops policies and procedures for the department to ensure efficient and effective operations and programs/services, and compliance with Federal and State regulations.  Establishes professional working relationships with Community, Education, other business and community agencies.  Demonstrates ethics and complies with Corporate Compliance Program.  Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors degree required in education, management or related field from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education.   At least five (5) years leadership experience as a high school principal, assistant principal or related professional field.  Must possess state required continuing education unites (CEUs) and required to meet ongoing continuing education requirements.

 

Preferred:  Masters degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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DIRECTOR OF FOUNDATION RELATIONS

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  Position works to develop meaningful relationships with various constituencies to grow the donor base of Walton Arts Center and increase contributed income. The Director of Foundation Relations works closely with VP of Development, CEO, and Executive Team to design and execute a comprehensive development strategy for major foundations. The Director of Foundation Relations is responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources. This includes compiling, writing and editing grant applications, as well as developing templates to streamline the grant proposal process. Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals; strong editing skills; attention to detail; ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment; knowledge of fundraising information sources and basic fundraising techniques and strategies; knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research; strong contributor in team environments; ability to monitor and meet income goals. Position also provides leadership to Development team with significant involvement in special events.

 

Description:  Foundation Relations – Execute all activities related to grant management including prospecting, research, proposal development, budget development, grant writing, etc.  Develop long range plans to increase funding from local, regional and national foundations and governmental agencies and organizations.  Maintain grant application, award and report records; oversee timeline for filing and reporting on grant request and awards.  Maintain invoice and payment records of grant awards.  Work with all departments to gather information about needs and assimilate those with organizational priorities to match needs with grant opportunities.  Ensure information is disseminated to all departments to ensure proper execution of grants received.  Build and strengthen relationships with foundations and their arts program representatives to establish funding opportunities.  Serve as liaison for governmental agencies and elected officials at the local, state and federal level.  General Development – Assist and lead, as needed, in special events activities related to major donors and fundraising (Art of Wine Festival, Masquerade Ball, President’s Dinners, Friends Lounge, etc.)  Assists with other fundraising projects as requested.  Attend Friends Lounge, VIP Lounge at the AMP, Meet & Greets and other special events as needed.  Serve as supervisor for the Corporate and Foundation Development Coordinator and work with the Development team to ensure timely and ethical service to donors.  Serve as member of Development leadership team that works together to develop overall strategies and goals for the team.  Maintain the highest level of confidentiality and integrity while dealing with information about donors, sponsors and funders.  Promote awareness among Walton Arts Center staff of the importance of fundraising and the need for all to participate as “Development Officers” in the context of improving customer service.  Be familiar with other Walton Arts Center benefit programs and how they impact donors.  Any and all other tasks assigned by management for which the employee is qualified and physically able to perform with or without reasonable accommodations.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in communications, English or related field. 5 years of development experience desired, experience in grant writing required. Proven record of excellent interpersonal communication skills as well as strong writing skills required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.waltonartscenter.org/director-foundation-relations/

 

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DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & CREATIVE SERVICES

Inuvo / Little Rock

Job ID:  26997982

 

Summary:  Inuvo is seeking an experienced Director for Marketing and Creative Services to lead our corporate, product marketing and creative services team.  The creative services team produces internal, B2B, and B2C materials across a broad range of media and formats, including print and interactive.  The Director level role will work on the ideation, development and execution of marketing programs and materials that support the communication requirements of Inuvo products and the corporation.  The Director will lead various brand and direct marketing initiatives and will be responsible for developing internal and external communication strategies while also assuring that the Inuvo corporate and product related web properties are always up to date.  This role is located at Inuvo headquarters in Little Rock, Arkansas.

 

Description:  Lead a team of designers and creative developers who work closely with product leaders and other stakeholder responsible for implementing brand and consumer marketing initiatives.  Work with marketing strategists, campaign managers, writers, designers, internal staff, and client representatives to create communication strategies that achieve specified business goals.  Deliver creative concepts and fully executed communications for multiple clients across multiple formats, including print design, direct mail, email, websites, mobile, interactive animations and video.  Improve the effectiveness of existing communications to increase response rates and retain existing customers.  Conceptualize and develop new and interesting methods of communicating with partners and consumers.  Offer creative direction, inspiration, and leadership to Creative Services design staff.  Provide creative direction that is consistent with the Inuvo brand strategy and business objectives.  Collaborate with Inuvo Product managers to produce deliverables that advance Inuvo marketing strategies.  Manage multiple projects from concept through completion.  Coordinate the activities of outside resources to provide assistance in the development of creative services projects where appropriate.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with emphasis on graphic design,  interactive marketing or communications.  Five or more (5+) years design experience required.  Agency/consulting background.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://ejob.bz/ATS/PortalViewRequirement.do?reqGK=26997982

 

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DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC PLANNING & NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Center for Health Literacy Programs

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Little Rock
Position Number: 50030287

Closing:  December 6

 

Summary:  The Director of Strategic Planning and New Business Development is responsible for marketing and closing contracts and grants for health literacy services to state and national health plans, hospital systems, health organizations and foundations, health departments and other potential service consumers and funders. This position will also establish relationships with nationally known health literacy organizations and leverage these relationships to grow the CHL’s national presence. This position must develop short and long term plans and budgets for the marketing program and its activities, monitor progress and evaluate performance. This position must also develop and maintain the mission of the Center for Health Literacy (CHL) and determine how the center will grow brand awareness to be most effective in reaching and appealing to stakeholders.

 

Description:  Secure external revenue for the CHL per annual goals. Manage and report on day-to-day operations of CHL marketing activities including maintaining budget expenditures and projections. Evaluate and document outcomes, both quantitatively and qualitatively. Develop, grow and maintain relationships, collaborations and partnerships with stakeholders in communities, the public health system, medical providers and other relevant groups.  Attend and present at professional and community conference, trainings and events as a health literacy expert and stay abreast of current best practices in the field of health literacy.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Education, Marketing, Business, Healthcare Administration or related field plus 5 years’ experience working in Health Care Administration. Strong communication, writing (including grant writing) and organizational skills are required, as well as project management experience and an ability to work with a wide variety of professionals and consumers. Basic knowledge of MS office suite with proficiency in Excel and Word required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60031747

 

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DONATION DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

Arkansas Organ Recovery Agency / Little Rock

 

Summary:  At Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency we show kindness, are adaptable, we embrace forthright communication, and are dedicated in restoring lives. If you would like to be a part of our team, ARORA is currently searching for full time Donation Development Assistant based in Little Rock, AR.  This position is responsible for providing administrative assistance to the Donation Development department.  Duties include: performing general clerical duties with a heavy focus on data entry from various source documents, into the computer system for storage, processing, and data management purposes.  Other duties include assisting with hospital data management and processing, event planning, scheduling and attending meetings, as well as, taking and transcribing minutes.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Technical Writing, or related field plus two 2 years of office experience.

 

Preferred:  Experience in hospital development, hospital marketing, or business relation management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.arora.org/about_us/career_opportunities.aspx

 

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EDITOR

Chicot County Spectator / Lake Village

 

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

 

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

 

Barney White, Publisher

bwhite@ashleynewsobserver.com

 

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EDITOR

Office of Communications

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

Position Number:  R97086

Closing:  December 5

 

Summary:  The Communications Specialist in the Office of Communications and Marketing is responsible for various communications functions and office manager tasks, including the university events weekly newsletter and the employee directory. This position is also responsible for supporting university communications-led events. In addition, the Communications Specialist is responsible for a wide variety of fiscal and office management-related tasks that are standard or regular support duties, including budget and bookkeeping duties and analysis and office administration tasks. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Manage university events queue, write and edit This Week@UALR calendar.  Manage employee directory by updating and correcting text for online and print versions.  Assist with A-Z directory by updating and correcting entries.  Manage communications events by creating timelines, assigning task lists and responsibilities, setting and managing budgets, and collaborating on promotions.  Develop and maintain databases, spreadsheets and other fiscal reporting for accuracy and quality assurance.  Post transactions regularly to spreadsheets and databases.  Manage various bookkeeping duties, including assisting with budgets and generating and reconciling monthly and year-end budget reports.  Manage payroll-related documents, purchase orders, personnel action forms, budget documents, and other procedural forms.  Provide training and guidance to fellow employees and student workers on new university procedures related to budget, payroll, and other procedures as needed.  Perform office supervisory duties including office vendor relationships, purchasing and reimbursement procedures, and office supply needs.

Serve as receptionist and respond to internal, external calls and office guests .

Assist supervisor by maintaining appointment calendar and prioritizing and responding to incoming correspondence.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in mass communication, English, writing, business marketing or a related field; plus two years of experience in writing and editing content.

 

Preferred:  College degree in mass communication, marketing, or business-related degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5620

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Represent Goodwill in coordinating communications in a manner that reflects the mission and core values. Assist in coordination of the Executive Office’s responsibilities to the employees and general public.  Prioritize and handle a complex confidential workload of correspondence, information, phone calls, and mail.  Ensure a high level of confidentiality and professionalism that reflects use of discretion and trustworthiness.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Biomedical Informatics- College of Medicine

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

Position Number: 50051621

Closing:  December 6

 

Summary:  The Executive Assistant provides direct administrative support to the Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics in the College of Medicine and also assists the department Associate Chair of Administration.

 

Description:  Duties include: correspondence and communications, managing appointments and calendars, coordinating meetings, responding to inquiries regarding Chair business, coordinating complex travel arrangements and assisting in highly sensitive and confidential administrative matters.  Professionalism and excellent communication skills are required for this position.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of project management or administrative coordination experience; OR, high school diploma and seven (7) years of project management or administrative coordination experience is required. A high proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are a must.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60031749

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT III

Arkansas Center for Health Improvement

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

Position Number: 50064301

Closing:  December 9

 

Summary:  This position is responsible for administrative and technical support for the Director and the Chief Operational Officer of the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement.

 

Description:  Maintains necessary files and records; assists in preparation of any

materials needed for smooth office management.  Coordinates and communicates with ACHI and leadership and external stakeholders.  Coordinates and supports general operations-related office work as requested by the HR/Operations Manager.  Arranges travel and coordinates reimbursement for the Director and Chief Operational Officer.  Schedules and arranges meetings and appointments for multiple team members and colleagues at various locations across the state of Arkansas or nationally.  Screens telephone calls and routes messages as appropriate.  Schedules attendees, determining logistics, and taking minutes at a variety of executive level meetings.  Participates in workshops, meetings and, as requested, sets up and schedules with various staff; takes notes and creates summaries for meetings; assists with content material, presentations, and filing; and responds to requests for information format.  Assists in presentation scheduling and preparation (including but not restricted to MS PowerPoint.)  Reviews and edits written materials.  May perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree plus three (3) years of related professional level administrative or office experience; OR, high school diploma/GED plus seven (7) years of related professional level administrative or office experience.

 

Preferred:  Direct experience providing administrative support to an executive

within an organization.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60031721

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR

Office of Health Information Technology / Little Rock

Position Number:  22154778

Salary:  $33,861 – $57,514

Closing:  December 2

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of an associate’s degree in office administration or related field; plus three years of experience in office administration or a related field, including one year in a supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=e8172a650c660de3d41a47985f368f63&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=3697&jobid=82862

 

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FACILITY DESIGN FABRICATOR

Athletics Graphic Design / Fabrication

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  16156

Closing:  December 1

 

Summary:  The Facility Design Fabricator manages all operation areas in the print shop on a daily basis and plans all printing functions. Assists with trouble shooting on print shop equipment failure and contacts manufacturers in reference to equipment failure. Consults with supervisor, the print shop activities budget and facilitates supervisors’ goals and objectives for the shop. Interacts with customers, monitors work in progress, and ensures that quality controls are in place and maintained. Install finished printed products to designated indoor/outdoor facility.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business, communications or related field.  At least three years of experience in printing, or related area, including two years in a supervisory capacity.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/17578

 

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HERITAGE AGENCY DIRECTOR

Arkansas Arts Council

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22092761

Salary:  $50,029 – $77,539

Closing:  December 31

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in management, art, public administration or related field; plus five years progressively more responsible experience in grants administration and arts humanities programs, including two years in a supervisory or leadership capacity.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=e8172a650c660de3d41a47985f368f63&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=86272

 

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HERITAGE AGENCY DIRECTOR

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22092684

Salary:  $50,029 – $77,539

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=e8172a650c660de3d41a47985f368f63&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=86841

 

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HERITAGE AGENCY DIRECTOR

Historic Arkansas Museum

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22092667

Salary:  $50,029 – $77,539

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  The formal education equivalent of a master’s degree with a major in public or business administration, management or related field; plus five (5) years of progressively more responsible experience in the related area, including three (3) years of supervisory and management experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=e8172a650c660de3d41a47985f368f63&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=86837

 

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INTERN / ARTICLE EDITOR

Inuvo / Little Rock

Job ID:  26997989

 

Summary:  Working under the direction of an Editor or a Managing Editor, the Article Editor Intern is responsible for developing and organizing article ideas and then assigning, editing and publishing that content to our websites. You will work with a team of writers composed of staff members and contributors, and you will be responsible for coordinating any creative needs with our in-house design team.  As part of this job, you will also learn about search engine marketing its relationship to the creation of article ideas, as well as affective social marketing techniques to reach a desired audience.

 

Description:  Develop article titles and a schedule for those articles to be written, reviewing both with your Editor.  Assign those articles to writers, with assistance from your Editor.  Check content for accuracy and ensure material complies with copyright/privacy regulations.  Provide feedback to writers regarding edits that need to be made to articles.  Load articles in our content management system and assign keywords that are associated with the articles.  Publish the articles to the web.  Coordinate and craft social media posts.

 

Requirements:  College or graduate student.  Strong attention to detail.  Strong writing and grammar skills.  Self- starter.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://ejob.bz/ATS/PortalViewRequirement.do?reqGK=26997989

 

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INTERN / MARKETING

Inuvo / Little Rock

Job ID:  26994518

 

Summary:  As a Marketing Intern, you will assist the Campaign Managers in building and maintaining online marketing campaigns.  Will gain experience in SEM Marketing (Google Adwords and Bing Ads), Social Media marketing, and mobile display marketing.

 

Description:  Campaign research.  Reviewing campaign analytics and reporting.  Assist in building campaigns.  Writing ad copy for campaigns.  Assist in campaign maintenance and performance improvements.  Assist Campaign Manager in various projects.

 

Requirements:  Junior or senior in college, or college graduate.

 

Preferred:  Marketing, advertising, PR, or business degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://ejob.bz/ATS/PortalViewRequirement.do?reqGK=26994518

 

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Arkansas Chapter

American Red Cross / Little Rock

Job ID:  RC3572

 

Summary:  As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity.  As our Major Gifts Officer located in Little Rock, this mission-critical role serves as the key steward for a rich portfolio of current and prospective philanthropists in support of the American Red Cross. You will be expected to meet annual revenue targets there by advancing the organizational mission and creating meaningful impact in the lives of both donors and beneficiaries of that mission.

 

Description:  Prospect,  research  and write community grants in partnership with chapter Board members and other leadership volunteers to identify, educate, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors at the $2,500 level or higher.  Meet or exceed minimum annual fundraising targets $500,000 (for the current fiscal year) including renewable gifts and new incremental revenue, adjusting as necessary in the event of major domestic disasters.  Design and disseminate customized solicitation strategies targeting organizational objectives and donor interests in partnership with cross-departmental teams; maintain up-to-date donor records in region/chapter database following donor contact.  Develop and execute ongoing strategies for qualifying suspects and elevating them to prospect status via small cultivation events, research, and community networking; 30% of the portfolio is expected to have been sourced by the MGO.  Coordinate identification and solicitation of potential planned giving prospects with the Gift Planning Officer.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree highly preferred.  Minimum of two (2) years major gifts leadership experience with an established track record of proactively growing philanthropic revenue from diverse constituencies; corporate and/or B2B sales leadership experience may substitute for fundraising experience.  Grant writing experience highly desired.  Significant expertise with the Arkansas region funding community highly desirable.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office and fundraising database systems (e.g., Raiser’s Edge or Salesforce.com.)  Exemplary commitment to collaborative leadership with heavy focus on customer service and relating well with multiple constituencies.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://americanredcross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/American_Red_Cross_Careers/job/Little-Rock-AR/Major-Gift-Officer_RC3572

 

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Hope Cancer Resources / Springdale

Closing:  December 2

 

Summary:  The Major Gifts Officer will oversee and manage all aspects of the Major Gifts Program for Hope Cancer Resources and Hope Cancer Resources Foundation. This person will help donors fulfill their passions and interests through their giving to benefit those served by Hope Cancer Resources. They will secure funding to further the mission of Hope Cancer Resources by managing a group of assigned, qualified donors assuring that as many as possible are retained as continuing donors and, over time, are upgraded in their giving and involvement.

 

Description:   Demonstrate knowledge of, passion for, and commitment to achieving the mission and vision of Hope Cancer Resources.  Demonstrate the values of Hope Cancer Resources on a daily basis.  Qualify a group of caseload donors that represent the highest giving potential for Hope Cancer Resources and the Foundation and cultivate relationships with each donor and major gift prospect.  Create individual goals for each person on his or her caseload based on the donor’s history of giving and the organization’s knowledge of that donor’s potential.  Create a unique plan for each donor that takes into account the individual donor’s interest, motivations, giving patterns and ask preferences which will serve as a foundational communication and marketing plan for each person on the caseload. Will faithfully and on a timely basis execute that plan so individuals on the caseload are retained and upgraded.  Work with others in the Development & Communications to secure appropriate project information, including budgets, and create offers, proposals and asks that will be used with persons on the caseload to secure gifts.  Secure information that can be sent back to donors to report on how their money was used.  Create timely reports as required by the Vice President of Development that accurately reflect caseload activity and performance.  Adapt and apply this criteria within the context of a Capital Campaign whenever needed.  Spend a significant amount of time outside the office meeting with donors and donor prospects.  Demonstrate the ability to manage process, deadlines and budgets for the Major Gifts Program as well as any capital campaigns, while adhering to the policies and procedures of Hope Cancer Resources. Demonstrate the ability to get along with peers, subordinates and management and maintain a positive and constructive attitude while solving problems.  Promote and protect the mission, vision and values of Hope Cancer Resources.  Perform other development related duties as assigned by the Vice President of Development.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree and five years of major-gift fundraising experience.  Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, including some evenings and weekends.  Excellent interpersonal & organizational skills.  Excellent personal and written communication skills.  Knowledge of donor database software, preferably Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge and Prospect Research.  Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet programs.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume to:
Gay Prescott, Vice President of Development

gay.prescott@hopecancerresources.org

 

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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 clarifying strategic business 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 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:   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 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.  Routinely watch for new business opportunities or 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.  Work with the management team to develop short and long term strategic business 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.  Oversee grant, procurement and contract process management.  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. Five (5) years professional experience in strategic development or related field. Three (3) years of leadership experience.  (Five 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.  Experience in health care industry.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://afmc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=241&company_id=17144&version=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=992273&aid=1

 

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MANAGING EDITOR / SENIOR EDITOR

Winrock International / Little Rock, AR – 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 5 years’ relevant and successful experience applying the skills/knowledge below, including editing of USAID and other donor proposals.

 

Preferred:  International experience strongly preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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MARKETING COORDINATOR

ARMI, Inc. / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  We are a fast growing and respected company in the marketing industry based in North Little Rock, and we are currently looking to recruit a hardworking and dedicated individual for the opportunity to work within a motivated and vibrant team, as our new Marketing Coordinator.  You will have the fantastic opportunity to represent a well established client. The main purpose of the Marketing Coordinator will be to provide and drive sales, coordinate the success of marketing campaigns and you will have the chance to develop leadership skills where applicable.

 

Description:  Responsible for the quality of all aspects of the sales process.  Plan and carry out direct marketing and sales support.  Manage and maintain company tender and client bases.  Coordinate and assign timescales per tasks throughout your day.  Interact professionally with customers in a friendly and genuine manner.  Coordinate day-to day sales and marketing activities.

 

Requirements:   Previous experience in a customer facing role (retail, sales, promotions.)  Keen interest in sales and marketing.  Excellent written and spoken English.  Ability to meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.  Customer focused.  Excellent communication skills.  Strong drive, determination and emotional intelligence.  Motivation to learn and work hard.

 

Preferred:   Possess a degree in a similar field.  Have sales experience, however this is not required as full training is provided.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/234226282?trkInfo=searchKeywordString%3ASales%2B%2526%2BMarketing%2CsearchLocationString%3ACarlisle%252C%2BAR%2Cvertical%3Ajobs%2CpageNum%3A1%2Cposition%3A2%2CMSRPsearchId%3A7f21d19f-1e71-4d24-a11c-282e93fe22b5&refId=7f21d19f-1e71-4d24-a11c-282e93fe22b5&trk=jobs_jserp_job_listing_text

 

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MARKETING DIRECTOR

Saline Memorial Hospital / Benton

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/salmh/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=101253

 

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MARKETING PRODUCER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11, the CBS affiliate in Little Rock, AR has an opening in our Marketing Department for a Marketing Producer. The ideal candidate will live and breathe promotion for our “This Is Home” brand. You will be on the front lines of the social and on-air marketing of THV 11. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, can work effectively both independently and as part of a team, and can make a promo with a punch – read on.

 

Description:  The Marketing Producer is responsible for developing nightly marketing and promotional materials to enhance program positioning and drive brand image, awareness and viewership for THV11.  The successful candidate will create topical promos and social media messages that are innovative and visually appealing, designed to meet THV11’s marketing objectives.  The applicant will be required daily to successfully complete news topicals in various lengths (:30s, :15s and :04) per day as assigned.  Additionally, s/he will produce tags for syndicated show promos.  Must be able to craft promotional messages that span broadcast and social media platforms, with a strong emphasis on mobile, television and online.  The successful candidate will create topical promos and social media messages that are innovative and visually appealing, designed to meet THV11’s marketing objectives.

 

Requirements:  College graduate (four-year degree.)  At least 1-2 years of experience in shooting and editing television, digital and/or advertising messaging across various platforms.  Strong command of the Adobe Creative suite.  Desktop video editing and graphics production skills using server-based digital video systems a must.  Strong PC skills including MS Office.  Strong photography and videography skills with a willingness to learn from experienced professionals.  Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal teams.  Must be a team player who is also capable of working independently.  Outstanding written and oral communication skills.  Must be able to work evenings.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Marketing-Producer/J3F5G66LYBMPJ92PGH5/

 

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MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR (part-time)

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2016-6029

 

Summary:  We’re growing in Region 8 and you can grow with us! KAIT, Raycom Media’s ABC affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas is looking for a part-time Master Controller. This entry level position is for our brand new, state-of-the-art HD Master Control. If you have the ability to operate computers, learn broadcast quality equipment, and the drive to run programming and spot announcements for two digital channels, this is the career choice for you!  In addition to recording and running programming, you are also responsible for operating our transmitter, camera levels during newscasts, and weather crawl system. This includes but is not limited to Switchers, Routers, Cameras and VCRs. You must be able to stand for long periods, move about quickly and able to work flexible hours and days as needed. Qualified candidates please apply online and attach your resume and links to your work.  No phone calls please.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6029/master-control-operator/job

 

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MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  3316

 

Summary:  The Master Control Operator is responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks.

 

Description:  Updates and maintains signal control systems.  Maintains programming logs as required by station management.  Segments content and clips to the server and then trims and modifies it.  Prints traffic logs and appends logs to the data management system.  Monitors strength, clarity and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjusts equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts.  Selects sources from which programming will be received, or through which programming will be transmitted.  Reports equipment problems and ensures that repairs are made, and makes emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible.  Ensures the station’s compliance with Emergency Alert System requirements.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/3316

 

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MEDIA PLANNER / OFFICE MANAGER

Albright Ideas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Media Planner/Office Manager will be responsible for planning, negotiating, executing digital and traditional media plans, basic business accounting and day to day administration of office tasks. The ideal candidate will be a jack/jane of many trades and must be able to manage day-to-day administration, planning and analysis while maintaining strong relationships with publishers and partner agencies.

 

Description:  Media Planning – Assist in media strategy development for clients.  Develop and manage digital, local tv & print media plans; negotiate and purchase media. Effectively present media recommendations with sound rationale. Manage the day-to-day implementation and optimization of campaign activities. Manage campaign authorizations, budgets and reconciliation process. Interact and maintain positive rapport with media publishers. Analyze research data and media/marketing information; issue and report information to clients. Monitor and assess ongoing campaign performance; assist in strategic analysis of campaigns.  Office Management – Oversee and implement the company’s monthly client billing cycle.  Review company finances.  Organize materials for monthly business meetings.  Help coordinate and implement client co-op paperwork.  Assist in creating and tracking company contracts with clients.  Manage the company’s payroll (twice monthly.)  Monitor and Purchase office supplies.  Monitor and pay monthly office bills.  Organize and prepare reports for accountants.  Track all business expenses and organize receipts and reports.

 

Requirements:  BS/BA Advertising/Marketing/Communications/ Public Relations.  One to three (1-3) years of planning experience with a mix of traditional and digital media. Ideally this person has solid media planning fundamentals (media principles, media math, ad technology & good partner relationships) but is looking for a more creative role. Driven to accept responsibility and accountability for work while seeking opportunities for additional challenges and growth.  Strong presentation skills are a must.  One year of accounting experience.  Proficient in QuickBooks & Excel specifically, but proficient in Microsoft Office Suite acceptable.  Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint is essential.  Strong computer skills.

 

Preferred:  Experience with software such as Strata is preferred. Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Stradegy, KANTAR and MRI is a bonus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.indeed.com/job/media-planner-office-manager-f045589d27976eb8

 

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MEDIA SALES PERSON

Jonesboro Radio Group

Saga Communications / Jonesboro

 

Summary:  At Jonesboro Radio Group, we’re looking for an experienced media sales person to join our team. This is not an entry-level position. We’re looking for someone with a desire to sell, an outstanding work ethic and passion for sales to be an important part of our team. The list we have available is our second-biggest billing list and we will keep it intact for the right person. If you sell media in the Mid-South and want to work for the best company in all of radio – Saga Communications – in the best facility in the state in a fast-growing city, apply now.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Email resume to:  success@jonesbororadiogroup.com.

 

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METEOROLOGIST

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  3232

 

Summary:  The Meteorologist forecasts weather conditions and produces and anchors weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.  Above all, we’re looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude.

 

Description:  Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms.  Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.  Writes and delivers weather stories in a clear and concise manner.  Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content.  Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.  Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.  Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.  Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.   Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.   Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

 

Requirements:   Applicants should a minimum of two years experience as an on-air meteorologist, a BS/BA in Meteorology and AMS Seal (CBM preferred.)  Experience with WSI TruVu MAX/MAX Storm helpful.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/3232

 

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MOTION GRAPHICS DESIGNER

360 Filmworks / Little Rock

 

Summary:  360 Filmworks is looking for a skilled and creative motion graphics designer. The ideal candidate will be self motivated and proactive in offering creative and effective solutions to every project. You should be comfortable designing and then animating graphics for use on television and other multimedia projects.  The motion graphics artist will report to the Associate Director of Broadcast and collaborate with editors, creative directors, copywriters and producers. We are looking for someone who can receive feedback and constructive criticism as opportunities to make things better. You should be comfortable working in a variety of different styles, 2D, 3D, illustration, typography, etc.  360 Filmworks is based in Little Rock and works collaboratively with Stone Ward Advertising to produce award winning broadcasts across multiple platforms.  Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

 

Requirements:  Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.  Expert in Cinema 4d, Element and After Effects.  Expert in Photoshop and Illustrator.  Strong organizational and time management skills.  Ability to multi-task, respond calmly under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines.  Desire to learn new skills and stay up to date on technical and digital video developments and successfully apply these to projects to help improve the creative product.  Comfortable developing storyboards to illustrate ideas and execution.

 

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

 

Katy Bartlett

kbartlett@360filmworks.com

 

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NEWSCAST DIRECTOR

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Newscast-Director/J3L2RC6N1TZLJ6J1CKL/

 

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PRINTING ESTIMATOR / PLANNER

Office of Finance & Administration

Arkansas Department of Human Services / Little Rock

Position Number:  22104112

Salary:  $26,531 – $45,064

Closing:  November 29

 

Summary:  The Printing Estimator/Planner is responsible for printing forms, pamphlets, and other materials. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Receives, reviews, and prioritizes job orders. Determines materials needed and estimates costs. Sets up and operates bindery equipment to cut, assemble, staple, drill or bind materials. Maintains and operates sheet fed four color printing presses. Mixes colors to create desired ink color. Operates and adjust automatic printing presser to develop pamphlets, required forms, and other requested printing materials. Documents all work orders and maintains various records, files, and logs. Inventories and orders supplies for printing request. Examines and inspects proofs or printed material, to detect errors and evaluate the adequacy of clarity ensuring quality is met. Performs routine preventive maintenance on presses by oiling, replacing belts, and making minor repairs on other printing equipment. Receives incoming printing shipments, assists with unloading, checks delivery against purchase order, checks for damages and contact vendors concerning discrepancies. Cleans printing machine and bindery equipment and work area. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of advanced training in printing techniques and practices; plus two years of experience in the printing trade. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

Preferred:  Experienced in Graphic Arts software; specific categories: page layout, illustration or vector, photo manipulation, and PDF exports. These can include Adobe CS Suite, Corel software, Scribus, Gimp, QuarkXpress or Inkscape.   Experience in Microsoft Office Professional software, Publisher, Word, Excel, and Outlook.  Communication skills to satisfy customer requests by phone and email; able to work with others.  Experience in print production using full color and black and white high production digital printers.   Experience in pre-press.  Experience using bindery components attached to copiers such as saddle stitching, perfect binding, scanning, and folding. 7) Bindery skills and/or able to learn bindery skills, such as booklet making, folding, and cutting.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=e8172a650c660de3d41a47985f368f63&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=104&jobid=87827

 

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PRODUCER

Aristotle / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Web site Design Producer (Producer) manages the development of Internet web sites from inception to completion. The Producer communicates both verbally and in writing to clients about the process that the team at Aristotle produces with the Producer: design concepts completed by artists, web site functionality, and web site structures. The Producer will have knowledge of Internet functionality, databases as they relate to good design, industry best-practices, and will be proficient in communicating these issues. The Producer will provide a web site production strategy in keeping with client’s stated intent and goals. The Producer may work with other Producers of the same status or may direct the work of Assistants or other staff as assigned by the Vice President of Interactive to complete projects.

 

Requirements:  Graduated from an accredited four-year college or university and has a minimum of one year professional experience in web site design.  Professional experience in the web site design industry may substitute for a college degree.

 

Preferred:  Hands-on production experience building web sites, database development, and social media development experience, and web site marketing, SEO, PPC, and other marketing tools to enhance user participation.  Knowledgeable in the underlying structure of the Internet, email, domains, and DNS.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   

http://www.aristotle.net/employment/producer/

 

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PRODUCER

KFSM

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2016-45059

 

Summary:  KFSM (CBS) in Fort Smith /Fayetteville is looking for newscast producer. The right person will take pride in producing great content for the markets #1 rated newscasts. As a bonus, you’re moving to one of the fastest growing regions in the U.S. fueled by Walmart and Tyson headquarters and the University of Arkansas. We even offer vacation days to enjoy the fantastic Ozark scenery with endless biking, hiking and boating opportunities.  The Producer must have instinctive news judgment, excellent writing and communication skills, plus a strong understanding on how to push 5NEWS across several platforms. This position requires a college degree in journalism or related field of study. You must be an experienced and proficient show producer. You don’t “stack” shows, you “craft” them.

 

Description:   Oversee assigned newscasts and related production and coordination of 5NEWS content across all platforms by ensuring journalistic excellence and creativity, achieving ratings goals, managing resources, and supervising news producers to enhance our success and reputation as the number one local news organization.  Review stories, scripts and rundowns with producers and reporters to ensure proper content, tight news writing, effective crafting, continuity and thorough coverage of news and community events. Double-check for factual, informational and spelling errors.  Manage coverage of breaking news ensuring all production and technical elements are properly coordinated.  Coordinate news coverage with web team so 5NEWS newscasts and 5NEWSONLINE.COM are aggressive and consistent.  Oversee promotion and branding of 5NEWS newscasts by advising topical producers, and web producers on upcoming newscasts and events.  Serve as liaison between newscasts.  Regularly contribute to editorial content by reading newspapers, periodicals, wire services, day files, screening news feeds, etc. Regularly critiquing and evaluating content with the News Director to ensure editorial consistency, standards, direction, and news judgment.  Coordinate coverage of special news events (election coverage, special news conferences, etc.) as assigned.  Fill-in for producers and associate producers as needed.

 

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

 

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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  3244

 

Summary:  The Camera Operator is responsible for operating television cameras to record scenes for live and recorded broadcasts.

 

Description:  Composes and frames shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve the effects sought by directors.  Adjusts positions and controls of cameras to change focus, exposure and lighting as requested by the director.  Operates studio cameras during live broadcasts.  Operates remote cameras during live broadcasts.  Confers with directors and other crew members to discuss sequences, desired effects, camera movements and lighting requirements.  Sets up and performs shots for broadcasts.  Sets up cameras and related equipment.  Tests, cleans, maintains and repairs camera equipment.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Technical degree in digital electronics, broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.  Minimum one year’s experience with camera operation in a television broadcasting environment.  (More or less depending on market size.)  Experience with other broadcast-related equipment.  Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.  Strong PC/MS Office experience.  Fluency in English.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/3244

 

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PROGRAM COORDINATOR / RECRUITMENT & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Honors College

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number: 12022

Closing:  November 29

 

Summary:  The Program Coordinator supports the efforts of retention, recruitment, and service-learning in the Honors College. The primary responsibility of this position is the coordination of events and programs that take place in the Honors College. This position also serves as an office manager and initial contact for Honors College visitors. Other job duties of this position include managing the Honors College student success budget, supervising undergraduate front desk workers and a graduate assistant, and providing support to faculty interested in incorporating service-learning into the curriculum. This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Recruitment and Retention.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with a major in sociology, public administration, or related field.  At least two years of experience in program administration or related area.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Experience working in service-learning and/or civic engagement.  Experience working in an Honors College or similar academic setting.  Familiarity with Microsoft Office.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/17536

 

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PROGRAM MANAGER / APAC

UA Cooperative Extension Service / Little Rock

Position Number:  N33019

 

Summary:  The Project/Program Manager provides leadership to an assigned operational function(s) within a department,regularly makes decisions for establishing work priorities and managing activities, and is for coordinating workflow and interactions within the department and with other departments. May have budgetary responsibilities and supervisory responsibility for non-classified, classified and/or temporary staff.

 

Description:  Serves as full time program manager of a federally-funded sponsored project, responsible for complying with all relevant DOD and UA System Division of Agriculture regulations and ensuring designated services are provided to Arkansas businesses, including maintaining (or overseeing the maintenance of) detailed data on all aspects of the Center’s operation, and administering the Cost-Sharing Cooperative Agreement. Coordinates program activities and purposes with those of the Community & Economic Development unit and participates in meetings and conferences with CES faculty ensuring a well-functioning team.  Develops and maintains instructional materials in various formats, including electronic, for delivering formal and informal training and procurement technical assistance to owners, managers, and employees of Arkansas businesses in topics related to contracting with federal, state, and local governmental units and their contractors.  Supervises all employees assigned to the Center, in accordance with University policies and procedures, including disciplinary action when required, recruitment to fill vacant positions, and securing temporary employees when needed. Maintains current working knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies, procedures, guidelines, and other information relevant to government contracting and to delivery of services by the Center, as well as to operations within the University System, and makes appropriate portions or summaries of this information available to employees, clients, and the public. Ensures the Center’s library contains appropriate current publications relating to procurement. Identifies and provides necessary resources to Center employees.  Conducts and/or oversees outreach activities, including presentations to chambers of commerce, service clubs, and conferences at which public agencies as well as the minority business community (including some with limited or accented English) may be in attendance, and participation in professional organizations related to the work of the Center. Ensures compliance with Division policy when conducting outreach with elected officials, including annual visitation to inform and educate the Arkansas Congressional delegation in DC each fall. Drafts press releases, PDAs, and other media materials for CES media office to issue. Designs, or oversees the design of, all literature used by the Center for outreach, ensuring compliance with the Division Style Book.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a business related discipline plus three (3) years of relevant professional experience, including one (1) year in a supervisory or managerial capacity.

 

Preferred:  Professional certification as a Contract Manager, Public Buyer, or similar credential. Demonstrated ability to explain complex and challenging regulations and procedures to entrepreneurs and employees. Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulation, DOD Grants and Agreement Regulations, and requirements related to the PTAC program is preferred. Experience should be related to public contracting, including small business programs.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uaex.edu/postings/5776

 

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PROJECT MANAGER / BPAC RECORDING STUDIO

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  Responsible for the maintenance and usage of the BPAC Recording Studio. Primary recording engineer and project manager for all student, class, and community recording projects.  Assistance with recording of BPAC events, when requested by AVL.

 

Description:  Maintenance of studio software and equipment.  Management of university, student, and community recording projects.  Teaching in the area of audio technology.  Building maintenance. Maintenance of established inventory processes.  Event planning/management in conjunction with the Event Coordinator of the BPAC.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree with five (5) years experience in audio engineering required.  Five (5) years experience in audio engineering.  Proficiency in Logic Pro X.  Proficiency in Avid ProTools.  Ability to work as a member of a team, specifically with Music & Theatre faculty and the Event Coordinator of the BPAC; excellent interpersonal skills.

 

Preferred:  Master’s Degree with specific experience in studio recording, mixing and mastering preferred.  Ten (10) years experience in studio recording, mixing and mastering.  Experience in the higher education setting.  Teaching and course design experience.  Apple Pro Certification.  Avid ProTools12 Certification.  Willingness to learn other areas of technical expertise relevant to the BPAC building.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jbu.edu/hr/staff/positions/project_manager_bpac_recording_studio/

 

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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.  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 is required.  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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REPORTER

Madison County Record / Huntsville

 

Summary:   The Madison County Record is looking for a reporter to cover a variety of stories, including news, community and education coverage, human interest stories and sports. Photography and Adobe experience a plus, but not required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Send resume and at least three writing samples to:

 

Preston Tolliver, Managing Editor

editor@mcrecordonline.com

 

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SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  7181

 

Summary:  KATV, in Little Rock, is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Sales Account Executive. We are looking for someone who can connect with clients and help them achieve their business objectives through effective TV and digital advertising. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, have an enthusiastic and outgoing personality, along with a drive to succeed. Most importantly – we are looking for a hard-working salespeople who want to have FUN at work, make money, and help local businesses grow. Our Account Executives are some of the highest commissioned sales people in the industry. If you are interested in selling some of the best media in the industry, we want to hear from you!

 

Description:  Handle outside sales calls.  Prospect customers and lead generation.  Attract and close advertisers to sell products and services via TV and Digital Solutions.  Provide input on sales promotions ideas to sales management.  Retain current business and develop new business contacts.  Present marketing/advertising ideas to area businesses.  Sell commercial advertising time and other station products to local advertisers.  Attain budgeted revenue goals through effective solicitations, promotions and service.  Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising.

 

Requirements:  Outside media sales experience preferred;  professional appearance a must.  Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives and social media required.  Enjoy a fast paced environment with a desire to win.  Ability to build and maintain positive customer relationships.  Competitive, persuasive, energetic and self-motivated traits.  Strong organizational, written and presentation skills.  Ability to overcome objections.  Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=6566&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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SALES MANAGER

Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Salary:  $38,841 – $60,203

Closing:  November 28

 

Summary:  To promote Little Rock as the ideal business and pleasure destination to the state, regional, national and international marketplace and positively impact the Little Rock economy through meeting, convention and tourism visitors.

 

Description:   Manages an assigned individual sales territory and/or market segment to achieve clearly defined performance goals and objectives.  Responsible for identifying potential business within an individual sales territory and/or market segment to generate detailed, accurate and qualified leads and follow-up as necessary to ensure customer needs are met, confirm business and achieve definite room night performance measurement expectations.  Serves as primary LRCVB representative by attending and participating in industry related meetings, conventions, conferences, tradeshows and promotional events; conducts sales presentations to generate leads and definite room night business to the destination.  Submits accurate and timely reports as directed by the Vice President of Sales and Services including expense, pre/post trip, production, action plans, sales call plans and detailed account information.  Prepares customized bid proposals and conducts bid presentations, develop and implement strategic sales activities, marketing initiatives and industry events; coordinates customer events, presentations, FAM trips and site inspections to/from assigned territory and/or market segment.  Presents accurate information to potential customers regarding all LRCVB managed facilities including booking policies, meeting facilities rental, capacities and features and conducts tours of facilities.  Maintains an accurate working knowledge of all hotels, attractions and services, both public and private, available in the area; develops and maintains a close working relationship with personnel from such facilities.  Researches and compiles information on assigned territory and/or market segment and contributes to the development of account strategies and the LRCVB strategic sales and marketing plan.  Manages and researches all territory and/or market segment accounts for the development and implementation of an effective prospecting process to qualify existing and identify new accounts.  Strategically plans and conducts site inspections to address the specific needs of each customer while highlighting area hotels, facilities, attractions and community.  Diligently researches availability and uses all available resources to present compatible facilities and competitive rates; maintains consistent and timely response to all inquiries and probes to identify alternative and offer acceptable alternatives.  Participates in and serves as the primary representative of the city and LRCVB at industry conferences, trade shows and exhibits to promote the area as a convention destination.  Administers database sales software per LRCVB standards; produces and submits all market booking reports for statistics and convention calendar.  Participates in meetings, events, and activities, both internally and externally, as assigned.  Serves as a primary Ambassador for the city including welcoming visitors, consistently checking on events to ensure all needs are met and further develop professional relationships and repeat business.  Consistently communicates with all LRCVB Departments to ensure organizational awareness of events occurring in Little Rock; maintains event information in LRCVB account management system.  Interacts with other LRCVB employees and departments in a courteous, cooperative, and professional manner.  Operates a personal computer system with Internet, spreadsheet and word processing software and maintains computer files, records of correspondence, traces, projects, and other related materials and information.  Operates an automobile in the performance of essential job functions.

 

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Advertising, or a related area, and a minimum of two (2) years of experience working in the hospitality/tourism industry; sales experience in the hospitality/tourism industry is preferred and one (1) year of supervisory experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/littlerock/classspecs/822110

 

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SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Team SI / Little Rock

 

Summary:  You’re an experienced professional who has practiced social listening skills, built communities and engagement with online audiences, and driven true business results with digital media. You understand digital campaigns and can create programs that target and maximize the reach of brands or specific communications campaigns. You enjoy working with other communicators to incorporate digital & social strategies as part of larger integrated programs that include traditional media relations, websites and other digital activations, paid advertising and mobile technologies. You cannot only conceive and execute social strategies but also measure its impact and effectiveness.

 

Description:  You’ll work as a Senior Account Executive as part of our digital communications team. As a Senior Account Executive you will lead client engagements and developing digital marketing plans and supervising plan executions. You’ll supervise account managers who implement and manage all social media, SEO, and reputation management activities for their clients.

 

Requirements:  An experienced professional engaged in social networks, digital media, online forums and blogging.  Knows how to integrate communications strategies across several channels specifically earned, shared, and owned media.  Skilled in creating social initiatives that meet brand objectives along with increasing web traffic, boosting sales, producing a return on investment and/or demonstrating measurable consumer awareness.  Familiarity with digital marketing products / services and able to analyze, measure and report on engagement with digital marketing programs.  An avid subject matter expert who is able to educate clients and internal teams on social trends, tools and programs.  A good listener, a team player, and counselor who can build strong relationships with agency clients, account staff, and other senior managers in the firm.  Build digital strategies based on client’s needs and implement the strategies.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.teamsi.com/career-descriptions/senior-account-executive

 

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SENIOR DATA SALES EXECUTIVE

Acxiom / Conway

Req. ID:  JR002853

 

Summary:  The Senior Enterprise Data Sales Executive drives the expansion and growth of Acxiom market share by creating demand for and selling of Acxiom Data and Decision Sciences (including Infobase, Abilitec, CDI, Audience Propensities) for assigned New Logo Accounts/Territory. Educates potential clients on industry trends and best practices. Leads the development and execution of winning sales strategies to close new deals and increase revenues for existing and new accounts.

 

Description:  Leverages external relationships and personal network to generate Data & Decision Sciences Revenue for assigned territory.  Working with Regional and Account Leadership, engaged in all phases of the sales lifecycle including: identifying and developing leads; meeting with clients; developing value propositions; financial deal structuring; contract negotiation and closing.  Ensures all targeted prospect/client contacts and engagement opportunities are recorded in Salesforce.com (SFDC.)  Shares industry, deal, and sales “best practice” knowledge with data sales community.  Builds a reputation for success and sets an example that all sales professionals should emulate.  Proactively collaborates with other members of the team to define and execute sales strategies and tactics to increase new revenue.  Provides mentoring and overall development of the sales pursuit staff.  Owns creation of an executable strategy for specific pipeline development that supports the assigned sales goals.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors Degree or equivalent.  Demonstrated ability to understand the customer’s business and align key insights to client priorities and link to Acxiom value proposition.  Strong communication skills including the ability to drive two way communications with client.  Excellent presentation skills.  Proven ability to communicate across all levels of an organization.  Ability to tailor sales pitch to different audiences and in response to client reactions.  Ability to work across multiple areas and functions in order to shorten sales cycles and close deals.  Demonstrated ownership of all aspects of territory management.  Keeps abreast of industry trends and best practices in order to better connect with clients and provide a unique perspective.  Ability to influence key decision makers and independently close deals.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://acxiom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AcxiomUSA/job/Conway/Sr-Data-Sales-Executive_JR002853-1

 

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SENIOR MARKETING EXECUTIVE

LabCorp / Little Rock

Req. Number:  64196

 

Summary:  You’re driven, solution-oriented and thrilled by the challenge of turning “no” into a “yes.” As our Senior Marketing Executive, you’ll actively pursue and maintain a large volume of our accounts—inside our vast and growing product lines. You’ll be out on the front lines, visiting various hospitals and offices in your region. The localized territory makes it easy to focus on your accounts while maintaining a great work/life balance.  This is your opportunity to join an organization known for advanced testing, with a solid reputation as a front-runner in the industry. We’re a challenging company that consistently develops new testing across many specialties. Here you can leverage your connections and tap into the potential of new Labcorp customers to generate new business. You’ll find a rewarding role fueled by your persistence—allowing you to make a difference in people’s lives, including your own.

 

Description:  Selling laboratory testing services to professionals in a variety of medical fields.  Providing ongoing service and problem-solving to your customer base.  Managing growth and retention in your specific local territory or region.  Performing administrative tasks in our local LabCorp offices.  Staying abreast of our new products, clinical guidelines, pharmacotherapies and genomic tests.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.labcorp.com/job/little-rock/senior-marketing-executive/668/3453279

 

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SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Acxiom / Conway

Req. ID:  JR002857

 

Summary:  Manages the development and execution of medium to large complex, multi-phased IT projects with external project dependencies. Promotes client satisfaction by ensuring project adheres to stakeholder specifications. Responsible for project completion within determined scope, quality, time and cost constraints.

 

Description:  Initiating – Thorough understanding of project management principles and the application thereof.  Knowledgeable in project management methodology and solution development methodologies.  Lead and / or participate in the development of the SOW or RFP response.  Maintain contract / SOW file and related correspondence.  Planning – Define, organize and plan project schedules to meet required project timelines.  Facilitate / lead estimation of moderately complex projects.  Develop project schedule and determine resource needs.  Work closely with resource managers to ensure proper resource allocation to the project.  Executing – Independently and successfully manage the development and execution of multiple moderately complex, multi-phased projects.  Independently and successfully manage multiple simple projects concurrently.  Monitoring / Controlling – Inspect and review projects to ensure adherence to project standards; monitor compliance with established EPMO guidelines and methodology.  Control project scope through effective change management skills.  Demonstrate strong risk management as a primary management habit.  Perform qualitative / quantitative risk analysis of identified risks.  Manage risk response and control.  Closing – Responsible for ensuring all project close out activities are completed and documented.

 

Requirements:  Three to five (3-5) years experience in the field or a related area.  PACT – Passion, Accountability, Creativity, and Teamwork (a foundation of Acxiom’s culture.)

 

Preferred:  PMP Certification.  Knowledge of Acxiom products.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://acxiom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AcxiomUSA/job/Customer-Site—Detroit/Senior-Project-Manager_JR002857-1

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

CenterRock Advertising / Little Rock

 

Summary:  CenterRock Advertising is looking for a new team member. We are a tight-knit team and need someone with an “attack problems and create solutions” attitude.  We are seeking an entry level social media coordinator with excellent writing skills and an ability to create meaningful and engaging content across multiple platforms. You will also assist in reputation management and implementing social campaigns.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/CenterRock-Advertising/jobs/Social-Media-Coordinator-9bd613748a597695?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEveyKMGbi7h6SG6Um4sc6RErGp4Uer1njATWdkZ09ws1838eeT-bA2vq1D7nidbaBw-HGjJXUA2o961NM7-uSnsU

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR

Lyon College / Batesville

 

Summary:  Lyon College seeks a special events coordinator for the office of marketing and communications. Reporting to the associate vice president, the coordinator is involved in all aspects of planning for the Arkansas Scottish Festival, homecoming, and fundraising events to include booking venues, planning food service and entertainment, decorating, and providing staff with necessary event information. The coordinator is responsible for maintaining a detailed calendar of events, providing prompts and reminders for upcoming deadlines, and assisting in the execution of event details. Attendance of on-campus activities to include athletic, fundraising, formal, and community events is required. Some nights and weekends are required.

 

Requirements:  Candidates must have relevant work experience, an understanding of appropriate use of language and content, strong written and spoken communication skills, the ability to work independently and pursue information, be detail oriented, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines. High school diploma required; college degree preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Send letter of application and resume with the names of at least three references and their contact information to:

 

Lyon College

PO Box 2317

Batesville, AR 72503-2317

jobs@lyon.edu

 

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SPORTS EDITOR

Ashley News Observer / Crossett

 

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

 

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

 

Vershal Hogan, Managing Editor

news@ashleynewsobserver.com

 

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SUBSCRIPTION SALES ASSOCIATE  (part-time)

Arkansas Repertory Theatre / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Allyson Gattin,

Director of Marketing & Audience Engagement

agattin@therep.org

 

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TEAM MEMBER / SALES & CUSTOMER SERVICE

Barnett Nationwide Insurance / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Barnett Nationwide Insurance agency in Historic Downtown Little Rock  is seeking a talented, caring individual to join their agency team. As a sales and customer service team member, you’ll play an important role in the growth of the agency operation – you’ll service, expand and sell the great agency products you will have the utmost pride to represent.  We have an ambitious goal to be the most trusted and valued customer-driven insurance agency. And not just customer-focused – customer-DRIVEN. If you have a passion for delivering exceptional, industry-leading service and providing leadership for others to do the same, then this could be your dream career!  This new position will eventually direct and help lead agency growth and management, developing knowledge of your local market dynamics for business development opportunities for all product lines.  Monitoring customer retention trends and create necessary action plans to optimize results – all with the ultimate goal of achieving sales and profitability and the ultimate in service to our beloved clientele.

 

Requirements:  Sales and customer service experience.  Ability to work independently to plan, set priorities and organize work.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Experience with PC software applications, Microsoft Office Suite, Internet Explorer, etc.  Experience using a wide range of digital devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptop computers.  Experience with social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, LinkedIn, etc.  You will be Required by state statutes to have or acquire proper insurance licensing to sell, solicit or negotiate insurance products. This position will have (or have to get within first 3 months if the right person) Property, Casualty and Life. Valid driver’s license and independent transportation.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Shellie J. McClard Barnett

Barnes18@nationwide.com

 

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VETERANS CEMETERY MANAGER

North Little Rock Veterans Cemetery

Department of Veterans Affairs / North Little Rock

Position Number:  22165247

Salary:  $32,249 – $54,775

Closing:  November 30

 

Summary:  The Veterans Cemetery Manager is responsible for the overall administration and management of the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Manages the operations of the Veterans Cemetery and assists in the development of operational procedures and directives.  Supervises interment operations which includes coordinating with funeral directors and family members to schedule and ensure proper committal services.  Assists with the hiring and training of cemetery staff and ensures sufficient coverage to provide interment eligibility counseling, proper burials, and maintenance of cemetery grounds and equipment.  Forecasts cemetery improvement and expansion needs, provides input for annual budget, and assists in the coordination for requesting federal grants for improvement.  Oversees and provides support for Memorial Day ceremonial events and coordinates with military officials and veteran service organizations to maintain adequate honor guard support and other services.  Provides periodic activity reports to the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs Director and attends staff meetings as required.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in management, administration, business administration, or related field; plus five years of experience in program management, administration, or business administration including two years in a managerial or supervisory capacity.

 

Preferred:  Have experience with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs burial benefit eligibility process and be able to determine the eligibility of a veteran and/or a family member for burial accurately.   Able to inform veterans and family members if a veteran is not eligible for the burial benefit after a review of members service records and a review of Veterans Affairs documents.  Candidate must be able to assist in all parts of the burial process (e.g., council families on burial options, manage the burial schedule, open and close graves, and assist with burial.)  Candidate must be able to work with small teams and be able to perform, manage, assist and direct both administrative and grounds maintenance to provide perpetual care of burial areas.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=e8172a650c660de3d41a47985f368f63&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=106&jobid=87735

 

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VICE PRESIDENT / PHILANTHROPY

ACH Foundation

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Vice President of Philanthropy (VP) is a direct report to the Chief Development Officer/Foundation President and serves a vital role in the growth of philanthropic revenue for Arkansas Children’s, Inc. As a member of the Foundation Leadership Team, the VP assists in the development and implementation of the Foundation Work Plan and all operational objectives. The VP directs and/or leads multiple areas that encompass a broad scope of responsibility. The VP serves as the director of Principal Gifts and Planned Giving. In this role, the VP serves as the first line coach and mentor to assigned fundraisers and program managers. The VP is expected to exhibit both excellent leadership skills. In the role as a member of the Foundation Management Team, the VP is expected to work with his/her peers in a manner which exhibits strength, purpose, collaboration and understanding. Must be able to think creatively, with the ability to accept a reasonable level of risk, and be open to routine change. The VP also serves as a key member of Arkansas Children’s leadership team and is expected to give direction, interpret policies and serve as an administrative representative in facilitating interdisciplinary planning and problem solving. Must have ability to build close working relationships with clinic partners and interpret/translate service line plans into donor-centered cases for support.

 

Description:  1.  Actively supports and advances the Quality Work Plan for improving performance in department/unit and programs for purposes of making ACH better.  Develops quality improvement processes that include goals and performance targets.  Plans, implements and evaluates specific improvement activities.  Obtains and uses data to drive and support quality improvement initiatives.  Communicates the quality work plan to staff and incorporates changes to support the effectiveness of the plan.  Leads and supports ongoing activities that promote safe practices and a safe environment.  Promotes the use of Safety Tracker and internal reporting tools for proper recording of safety issues.  Manages staff compliance with requirements for CMS, Joint Commission and other regulatory bodies.  Monitors proper documentation for meeting regulatory compliance standards related CMS, Joint Commission and other regulatory bodies.  Uses information gathered from staff reporting to help guide, direct and revise improvement activities.  Holds self and staff accountable for assigned duties as reflected in performance evaluation processes.  Holds staff accountable for compliance with safety practices, policies and regulations.  Deliberately incorporates front-line staff into existing groups and meetings to engage all levels of staff in improvement activities.  Supports and allocates time/resources for the development of staff in building competence in improvement activities.  Participates in advanced leadership development and training in quality improvement processes.  2.  Talent Management – Building Effective Teams by attracting highly skilled workers, integrate new staff to their jobs and into the organization, and develops and retains skilled workers to meet current and future business objectives.  Coordinates a hiring and selection process that is fair and equitable in its evaluation and placement of the most qualified individuals for meeting job-specific and departmental needs.  Recognizes talent and hires the best people from inside or outside of ACH.  Follows fair and equitable hiring and selection processes in accordance with ACH policy and procedures.  Maximizes resources to provide employees with tools, resources and an environment to succeed.  Creates a climate in which people feel valued and want to do their best.  Engages direct reports, team or project members in work/projects.  Provides timely information people need to know to do their jobs.  Fosters shared-decision making.  Assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions with clear objectives and measures.  Distributes workload appropriately and holds staff accountable for performance standards.  Maintains two-way dialogue with others on work and results.  Treats direct reports equitably; acts fairly.  Speaks openly and honestly.  Accepts feedback openly and takes responsibility for own actions.  Addresses problems timely and provides “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others.  Takes corrective action when necessary.  Implements development plans for employees that will strengthen current and future capabilities and enable them to contribute fully in their job role and the organization.  Engages in coaching and mentoring techniques for successful succession planning.  Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments to staff.  Assesses individual challenges and deficits while encouraging staff to accept developmental opportunities.  Assist staff in constructing development paths based on individual career goals.  3.  Fiscal Management & Resource Utilization – Prepares, justifies and administers departmental and program budgets.  Understands the hospital’s financial processes.  Manages department/program financial processes to ensure alignment with strategic goals.  Takes ownership of key planning, budgeting and forecasting processes for areas of responsibility.  Monitors financial performance through key indicators.  Succeeds in achieving maximum results with budgeted resources.  Maximizes and manages allocated resources to achieve desired departmental and program results (staffing, space, equipment and supplies.)  Develops and implements systems, procedures and processes in order to improve financial management in areas of responsibility.  Prioritizes resource utilization against key indicators and operational needs.  Uses cost-benefit and value thinking to set or change priorities.  Holds self and others accountable for operating within annual budgets.  Engages staff in efficient utilization of resources and reduction of waste.  Leads strategies to improve financial performance for assigned areas and hospital, including expenses, revenue and productivity.  Instills financial management accountability through better accounting of assets and liabilities, accurate tracking of expenses and revenue.  Implements strong controls to mitigate waste, fraud, and abuse.  Drives improved quality through improved efficiency at lower costs.  Promotes innovations to preserve or extend the life span of products or processes.  Identifies and implements other avenues to achieve financial savings and improved service delivery, including initiating changes in processes and programs that are not functioning to the highest capacity.  4.  Department & Project Management – In collaboration with the Chief Development Officer/President creates and implements dynamic plans for nurturing the Principal and Planned Giving programs. These plans will include strategic goals and activities aimed at increasing and diversifying annual philanthropic giving from individuals, corporations and foundations.  Maintain a personal portfolio of 100 – 120 individual principal/planned gift donors and prospects through the region; develop creative identification, cultivation and solicitation strategies, moving potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward closure.  Proactively build relationships with new sources of support while deepening relationships donors to further their loyalty and encourage higher levels of support and involvement.  Demonstrates an understanding of the operational and strategic linkage between one segment of the organization with other segments.  Directs the development, implementation and evaluation of departmental goals and action plans which support the Arkansas Children’s/ACH/ACNW/ACRI/ACF mission, philosophy and strategic plan(s.)  Directs the completion of key responsibilities in a timely manner through effective organization, setting priorities, delegation, and time management skills.  Is a key leader of the Foundation, exhibiting the attitude and demonstrating the aptitude for success. Is a key member in the development of the Foundation strategic plan and goals and the successful achievement of goal, targets and outcomes.  Is a key Foundation leader creating cohesion, collaboration and consensus with the Chief Development Officer/President, his/her peers, and with both staff directly managed and all other Foundation staff.  Contributes to the achievement of Foundation goals in areas with direct line responsibility and in all areas for which he/she can be an influencer of outcomes.  Participates, as a key leader, in the design and implementation of the overall Foundation education plan.  5.  Leadership – Works closely with Chief Development Officer/President and other leadership to gain an in-depth understanding of Arkansas Children’s current and long-term fundraising priorities.  Represents Arkansas Children’s/ACH/ACNW/ACRI/ACF by actively participating on appropriate committees and community activities.  Initiates and facilitates changes to improve donor results and stewardship through effective communication, collaboration and interdisciplinary problem solving.  Assumes responsibility for personal professional development and the integration of acquired knowledge and skills into practice.  Demonstrates through attitude and behavior her/his alignment with and support of Foundation values related to trust, commitment and character, accordance with the ACF Qualities of Team document.  In compliance with ACH’s Fleet Management Policy, drives an ACH owned, leased, or personal vehicles frequently in the performance of essential job functions.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in Non-Profit Management, Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or other similar fields of study.  Must have a demonstrated record of professional development through AHP, AFP, CASE, or NCPG/PPP.  Eight (8) years total experience required, which includes eight (8) years of progressive development and relationship management experience experience and three (3) years of management experience with responsibility for budget, personnel, and planning experience

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree or equivalent degree in Non-Profit Management, Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or other similar fields of study.Membership in national and local chapters of AHP, AFP, CASE or PPP.  Ten (10) years development experience, inlcuding hospital or college development program experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3029785

 

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VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT / EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Arkansas Hospice Foundation

Arkansas Hospice / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Executive Director is appointed by the Arkansas Hospice CEO with approval from the Arkansas Hospice Foundation (“AHF or “Foundation”) Board of Directors to administer, lead, and coordinate all the activities of AHF in fulfilling its stated Mission and purpose of supporting Arkansas Hospice (“AH”). The Executive Director is a non-voting member of the AHF Board of Directors and serves as a non-voting member of the AH Board of Directors as Vice-President of Development for AH. The Executive Director coordinates AHF board activities in union with and under the guidance of the Board Chair, the Board Executive Committee, and other Board committees.

 

Description:  Responsible for all AHF operations and day-to-day administration consistent with the missions and strategic plans of AH and AHF.  Facilitates the recruitment, hiring, development and supervision of AHF and Media/Communications staff.  Ensures—under the direction of AHF Board of Directors—that the short and long term working capital and financial management needs of the organization are adequately addressed.  Ensures maintenance of effective internal controls for the protection of donor funds and organization assets; oversees the Foundation’s annual financial audit process.  Develops and oversees the AHF annual budget, working in conjunction with the AH CEO, the Joint Finance Committee, and AH/AHF Boards of Directors.  Develops, and implements—with direct input from AHF Board and staff as appropriate—an annual goal-based strategic fundraising model with quantifiable outcomes.  Provides leadership and daily oversight of strategies and operations for all fundraising activities of AHF, including:  planned gifts; major gifts; annual gifts; special events; grants; prospect management; endowment-building gifts; and capital campaigns.  Acts as lead staff for securing major and planned gifts, including development and oversight of moves management strategies.  Develops and oversees—in conjunction with area office leadership—volunteer development councils in each of AH’s satellite offices.  Oversees development and implementation of procedures for relating the Foundation with the local AH offices to enhance communications between the programs.  Works with AH CEO and key AH leadership to identify funding needs and priorities and maintains contact regarding fundraising programs and plans.  Plans, implements and manages successful operation of special fundraising projects such as major fundraising events to multi-year capital campaigns.  Develops and facilitates—in conjunction with the AH CEO,  Communication and Media Department and Provider Relations Department—the appropriate organizational branding and on-going community awareness programs consistent with stated missions and purpose of AH and AHF.  Ensures AH is researching, developing and implementing branding and community awareness strategies that are new, innovative and effective.  Acts as a key AH spokesperson, representing and advocating externally and internally for AH and AHF in a positive manner.  Oversees and provides direction to the AHF Board in efforts to develop and maximize potential of each member to fulfill the mission of AHF.  Reports activities of AHF to AHF/AH Boards of Directors for review and analysis, proposing appropriate action when indicated.  Acts as lead staff for AHF Board’s Executive Committee, Governance Committee, Development Committee, and other Board Committees, as needed. Also serves as non-voting member of the Joint Finance Committee.  Actively participates in community activities to provide education about available hospice services and to enhance the organization’s reputation; encourages and mentors managers/supervisors in community relations skills; collaborates with Provider Relations Department to develop effective community relations programs throughout the Arkansas Hospice service area.  Participates on committees as assigned.  Develops, recommends, and implements required departmental policies and procedures.  Ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, regulatory standards, and organizational policies and procedures related to areas of responsibility; assists in ensuring compliance throughout the organization.  Completes performance evaluations for all assigned staff in a timely manner.  Actively participates in performance improvement activities.  Evaluates staffing needs and manages departmental FTE’s within established guidelines including controlling agency and overtime expenses.  Actively supports and cooperates with other departments/disciplines in order to achieve organizational goals.  Maintains confidentiality of all information.  Utilizes and models excellent customer service skills at all times; seeks opportunities to assist patients, families and co-workers; demonstrates teamwork and cooperation.  Accepts direction and follows instructions from supervisor; seeks additional information as needed; works with minimal supervision.  Adheres to all organizational and departmental policies and procedures.  Continually meets organizational standards for attendance and punctuality; notifies supervisor in a timely manner when employee will be absent or late for work.  Attends all required meetings and inservices; seeks opportunities for additional professional development activities as appropriate.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  BA/BS degree required; CFRE a plus.  Minimum of five years non-profit development experience, with successful gift solicitation track record and demonstrated success in project management; proven ability to develop and successfully manage a budget.  Demonstrated success in directing capital campaign(s) preferred. Minimum of one year experience working with or providing oversight of fundraising advancement services such as prospect database management, gift processing and prospect research.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ah2&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US#

 

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VIDEOGRAPHER / EDITOR

360 Filmworks / Little Rock

 

Summary:  360 Filmworks is looking for a talented videographer who posses the ability to plan and execute creative moving pictures. You must also be able to think on your feet and find a way to put something great in front of the lens. The ideal candidate has at least two years of experience and should be comfortable using DSLR’s as well as cinema cameras. Experience with grip and lighting techniques is also necessary.  You will fulfill a wide range of assignments in which you will sometimes work alone and other times with a team. You should be comfortable interacting with talent and clients as needed.  This position will also require proficiency in Adobe Premiere as this person will also serve as a video editor for select projects.  360 Filmworks is based in Little Rock and works collaboratively with Stone Ward Advertising to produce award winning broadcasts across multiple platforms.

 

Requirements:   Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.  Strong organizational and time management skills.  Ability to multi-task, respond calmly under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines.  Experience working on a post production team is a plus.  Desire to learn new skills and stay up to date on technical and digital video developments and successfully apply these to projects to help improve the creative product.

 

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

 

Katy Bartlett

kbartlett@360filmworks.com

 

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WEB ANALYTICS & DIGITAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

Aristotle / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Analytics & Digital Media Specialist is responsible for the planning, implementing, tracking and reporting of website analytics as well as digital media buys. A member of Aristotle’s Online Media and Marketing (OMM) Team, the Specialist works under the supervision of the Director of Digital Media & SEO and reports to the VP of Marketing. The Digital Media Specialist may also respond to requests from other members of the Aristotle staff and/or clients and perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor degree in a relevant field.  Two or more (2+) years of experience in the online marketing field.  Google Analytics and Google AdWords certifications.

 

Preferred:  Possesses knowledge of additional web analytics platforms, such as Adobe Analytics, AT Internet, eTracker, Webtrekk, and Webtrends.  Understands setting up and managing profiles in Google Search Console.  Knows with SEO best practices.  Understands setting up and managing campaigns in additional networks such as Twitter, LinkedIn, and TripAdvisor.  Knows Conversant Ad Server or other ad server to serve ads and track digital media results.  Executes gathering qualitative and quantitative data, developing reports, and creating client presentations that are insight-driven and tell a story.  Possesses strong analytical skills and business acumen, along with the ability to be detail and deadline-oriented while managing multiple projects.  Familiar with statistics (regression, correlation, statistical significance, confidence intervals.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.aristotle.net/employment/web-analytics–digital-media-specialist/

 

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WEB CONTENT MANAGER

VCC Communications Web Center

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

Position Number:  50065548

Closing:  November 30

 

Description:  The Web Content Manager is responsible for coordinating multiple projects from initiation through post-launch implementation and maintenance and directly communicating project status with clients, team members and management. Working to help set the strategic direction of the College of Medicine’s online presence, this person will create, coordinate, process, edit, manage and publish content for the college’s family of websites on an ongoing basis. Responsible for coordinating with developers and other resources in the development of approved site or application requirements from project initiation through post launch phase while operating within UAMS branding and style guidelines.  Will create timelines and track progress of multiple projects; communicate project status to the College and management.  Work in cooperation with the College of Medicine to develop strategic and tactical plans to facilitate and coordinate the delivery of Web services.  Coordinates, develops and implements project plans to deliver these services.  Proactively interacts with fellow employees in an effort to create, develop, prepare, manage, edit and proof content for the College websites. Works with content to ensure user friendliness while promoting search engine optimization. Performs other duties incidental to the position.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Web Design or related field plus 4 years of web project management experience, including writing and editing experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60031701

 

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WEB GRAPHIC DESIGNER

CenterRock Advertising / Little Rock

 

Summary:  CenterRock Advertising is looking for a new team member. We are a tight-knit team and need someone with an “attack problems and create solutions” attitude. We are seeking a web graphic designer to create deliverables for a wide range of channels including web, social email and mobile. You will also help manage client websites, maintain high standards and streamline production processes.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/CenterRock-Advertising/jobs/Web-Graphic-Designer-01aa460573136aa3?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvdPv4oowK-unj_xVEDN1DC6MEVfHum41tkz_Sc1vd3c8vsQ0kHEJq3tssh8Kealriw

 

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WEBSITE DEVELOPER

Communications Office

Arkansas Department of Health / Little Rock

Position Number:  22105105

Salary:  $33,861 – $57,514

Closing:  November 29

 

Summary:  The Website Developer is responsible for designing and creating web site layouts and determining ways to easily navigate through each site. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Designs, builds, or maintains web sites, using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools, and digital media. Writes, designs, or edits web page content, or direct others producing content. Backs up files from web sites to local directories for instant recovery in case of problems. Identifies problems uncovered by testing or customer feedback, and corrects problems, or refers problems to appropriate personnel for correction. Evaluates code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards, and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems. Maintains understanding of current web technologies or programming practices through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups. Analyzes user needs to determine technical requirements. Develops or validates test routines and schedules to ensure that test cases mimic external interfaces and address all browser and device types. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or related field; plus two years of experience in computer programming and analysis or a related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

Preferred:  Prefer experience in communications, journalist, public relations, or related field. Ability to update and create websites through programs such as DreamWeaver. Will take public health information and edit and streamline content for website posting. Will work as the Department liaison with Information Network of Arkansas.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=e8172a650c660de3d41a47985f368f63&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=3664&jobid=87677

 

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WEBSITE DEVELOPER

Development – Office of Information Services

Department of Finance & Administration / Little Rock

Position Number:  2211-0305

Salary:  $33,861 – $57,514

Closing:  December 6

 

Summary:  The Website Developer is responsible for designing and creating web site layouts and determining ways to easily navigate through each site. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Designs, builds, or maintains web sites, using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools, and digital media. Writes, designs, or edits web page content, or direct others producing content. Backs up files from web sites to local directories for instant recovery in case of problems. Identifies problems uncovered by testing or customer feedback, and corrects problems, or refers problems to appropriate personnel for correction. Evaluates code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards, and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems. Maintains understanding of current web technologies or programming practices through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups. Analyzes user needs to determine technical requirements. Develops or validates test routines and schedules to ensure that test cases mimic external interfaces and address all browser and device types. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or related field; plus two years of experience in computer programming and analysis or a related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

Preferred:  Five (5) years of experience in web content management systems-SharePoint experience a plus; modern web technologies including HTML5 and JavaScript; project coordination experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=e8172a650c660de3d41a47985f368f63&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=19&jobid=87747

 

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WISH COORDINATOR

Make-a-Wish Mid-South / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  Works with the wish families, volunteers, other departments to assure that wish fulfillments and associated details are coordinated and records are maintained.

 

Description:  Daily management of the wish granting process including all arrangements necessary in organizing and carrying out the wish in accordance with the National Performance Standards and the Mid-South Chapter Policies and Guidelines.   Makes all arrangements for wish fulfillments and ensures necessary documentation is obtained.   Provides information to wish families about the wish details.   Solicits in-kind for wishes, adheres to wish expense approval procedures, and processes wish expenses and in-kind in a timely manner.   Completes pending wish children and completes reports to the Finance Director quarterly.  Communicates closely with volunteers and oversees the wish reveal process.   Documents the details of the wish process in wish file & in Raiser’s Edge. Works wish assists requested by other chapters.  On call, during after work hours, via cell phone.  Closes out wish files each quarter properly and ensures all necessary items are present.  Works with Communications Manager to generate regular wish publicity. Works with other staff to coordinate support of events where wish children are invited to attend.  Coordinates wish kid alumni event at Walk for Wishes. Works with other departments to assign appropriate wish children to sponsors.   Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

 

Requirements:  Must be bilingual in Spanish.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.  Email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:
Ashli Avis, Director of Wishes

ashli.avis@midsouth.wish.org

Arkansas Center for Health Improvement Seeks Interns

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Health Education Intern (part time):

The Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI), a nonpartisan, independent health policy center and a department of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), seeks a health education intern to work with ACHI’s communications team to support community and legislative engagement around opportunities for health improvement in the state. An ideal candidate will offer strong research and writing skills, will be interested in health education, and will be proficient in social media administration. Prefer experience with website content development. More information about ACHI may be found at achi.netACHI Facebook and ACHI Twitter.

This internship is an excellent opportunity for a student to develop valuable skills in the areas of health education, social media administration, and web content development. As it occurs during the 2017 Arkansas state legislative session, the internship will include opportunities to support legislative engagement efforts and special events. The internship is 10-15 hours per week, with the possibility of both remote and onsite hours at ACHI’s offices (1401 W. Capitol Ave., Little Rock, 72201). The position is unpaid, although parking fees are covered. The dates of the internship will coincide with the intern’s Spring 2017 semester dates. The position will be directly supervised by ACHI’s technical editor/writer and overseen by the director of communications. The ACHI office atmosphere is friendly, collaborative, and professional. A fully-equipped work space adjacent to the communications team will be provided, and the intern will have the opportunity to observe and participate in both internal and inter-agency planning sessions, messaging development, and the creation and integration of social media strategies with an overarching marketing plan for the organization in coordination with health education and health policy subject matter experts. The position is geared for health education students interested in community outreach and population health; no direct patient care is involved. For more information, contact Kate Chagnon, kchagnon@uams.edu, 501-526-2244.

To apply for this internship: Please submit a resume, three writing examples, and a cover letter to kchagnon@uams.edu by Monday, November 21, 2016. Interviews will be conducted the week of Monday, November 28.

Technical Writing Intern (part time):

The Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI), a nonpartisan, independent health policy center and a department of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), seeks a technical writing intern to work with ACHI’s communications team to support community and legislative engagement around opportunities for health improvement in the state. An ideal candidate will offer strong research and writing skills, will be proficient in social media administration, and will be interested in health education. Prefer experience with website content development.  More information about ACHI may be found at achi.net, ACHI Facebook and ACHI Twitter.

This internship is an excellent opportunity for a student to develop valuable skills in the areas of technical writing, social media/web content development, and health education. As it will occur during the 2017 Arkansas state legislative session, the internship will include opportunities to support legislative engagement efforts and special events. The internship is 10-15 hours per week, with the possibility of both remote and onsite hours at ACHI’s offices (1401 W. Capitol Ave., Little Rock, 72201). The position is unpaid, although parking fees are covered. The dates of the internship will coincide with the intern’s Spring 2017 semester dates. The position will be directly supervised by ACHI’s technical editor/writer and overseen by the director of communications. The ACHI office atmosphere is friendly, collaborative, and professional. A fully-equipped work space adjacent to the communications team will be provided, and the intern will have the opportunity to observe and participate in both internal and inter-agency planning sessions, messaging development, and the creation and integration of social media strategies with an overarching marketing plan for the organization in coordination with health education and health policy subject matter experts. For more information, contact Kate Chagnon, kchagnon@uams.edu, 501-526-2244.

To apply for this internship: Please submit a resume, three writing examples, and a cover letter to kchagnon@uams.edu by Monday, November 21, 2016. Interviews will be conducted the week of Monday, November 28.