Morgan Nick Alert: Layla Munholland

The Van Buren Police Department has requested activation of a Morgan Nick Amber Alert, Level 2. Point of contact for additional information is Chief Kenneth Bell who can be contacted by calling (479) 474-1234.

Layla Munholland

Layla Munholland

Layla Munholland

Age and/or DOB: 5/9/2013
Missing Date: 7/14/2016
Missing Time: 10:30 pm
Missing from City: Van Buren
Missing from County: Crawford
Sex: Female
Race: White
Height: 3’00”
Weight: 33
Hair: reddish brown, collar length, curly
Eyes: blue
Complexion is described as: light
Circumstances
The suspect (child’s mother) and her boyfriend, broke into the residence about 130am and took the child. Suspect boyfriend, Herbert Allen Thomas, w/m DOB/12-29-1985, 6’3″ 200lbs hazel eyes. Mother is currently waiting for a bed in Arkansas Department of Corrections regarding narcotics and theft charges.

Last seen wearing pajamas, dark pink top, light pink bottoms with hearts and green frogs.

Associated Adult

Chelsea Munholland

Chelsea Munholland

Chelsea Munholland

Age: 24
Date of Birth: 3/25/1992
Last known address: N/A
Race: White
Sex: Female
Height: 5’04”
Hair: black, long
Eyes green
Complexion is described as: light
Last seen wearing: blue hoodie with white stripe across the front, black shorts
Missing infant/child/minor may be traveling in: gray 2006 Toyota Corolla 4D, with sunroof, AR license 245USV. Vehicle has been entered stolen.

 

 

Anyone having information should contact:

Van Buren Police Department (479) 474-1234

Nominate Now for Arkansas Times’ 3rd Annual Women Entrepreneurs Issue

Arkansas Times

The Arkansas Times is launching its third annual Women Entrepreneurs issue in October, and it’s seeking nominations.  Here’s what to keep in mind:

  • Your nominee must be a woman who started her own business or took over a business and still the owner/operator.
  • She must be an Arkansan.
  • She must be in business currently and have at least one year in business by the time of your nomination.
  • LGBTQ nominees are welcome and encouraged.
  • She must fit in one of these categories: food, professions (teachers, doctors, attorneys, financial advisors, etc.), nontraditional, retail and design, and two new categories: trailblazers (women who do not have their own business but have led their profession to success, such as pastors, teachers, CEOs, writers, etc.), and women entrepreneurs outside of Pulaski County.
  • She can be any age – under or over 18.

Nominees are accepted until September 2, 2016. To submit your nomination, e-mail Kelly Lyles at kelly@arktimes.com. Please included your nominee’s name, title, organization, e-mail, phone and website (if available).

A panel of judges will determine the finalists, who will be announced by industries in the September 29, October 6, 13, 20 and 27 issues.

Job Opportunities – 07/12/16

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Jonesboro Radio Group / Jonesboro

 

Summary:  Jonesboro Radio Group has a rare opening for an experienced account executive. Our biggest list has just become available, and this would be a perfect opportunity for a smaller-market sales superstar – a dynamic, top-notch seller who believes in exceptional customer service, accountability and professionalism at all times. At Saga-Jonesboro we’re in the enviable position of having more business than we can handle, so we need someone who can be a local direct monster with the ability to multi-task. You’ll be busier than you’ve ever been, but will work for the best company in all of radio, in a tremendous facility in a city where the economy is booming. The income potential is practically limitless, selling six great radio stations and websites plus email and texting platforms.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  General manager Trey Stafford and general sale manager Tom Nankival will be at the ABA Convention on July 14 & 15.  Look us up there, or send materials – including cover letter and references – to:

 

Tom Nankival, General Sales Manager

tnankival@jradiogroup.com

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE ANALYST

Arkansas Department of Health / Little Rock

Position Number:  22076814

Salary:  $29,251 – $49,683

Closing:  July 12

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=e95c1523a63287ff66f036aa9234c6c4&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=3664&jobid=84270

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO CHIEF SERVICE OFFICER

Love Your School Childhood Obesity Program

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Salary:  $31,271 – $48,157 (Hiring/Entry)

Closing:  July 12

 

Summary:  Provide administrative and clerical support to the Chief Service Officer and the Love Your School Childhood Obesity Program.

 

Description:  Drafts and types various correspondence, confidential materials, memoranda and various reports for the Chief Service Officer (CSO) and other employees as directed. Schedules meetings and maintains an appointment calendar for CSO and other staff as assigned; notifies appropriate individuals of meetings called by CSO; coordinates special events and other activities within the Department. Enters payroll information into the financial/accounting computer system for assigned personnel; prepares and submits employee status change forms and enters requests for personnel in the online applicant tracking system. Answers questions from callers and visitors; provides information regarding Love Your School Program operations and related procedures to appropriate personnel. Maintains an inventory of office supplies; places orders. Makes travel arrangements for assigned personnel as required; receives, reconciles, and processes all travel related documentation and submits to Department of Finance; ensures compliance with the Department of Finance travel policies and procedures. Schedules and secures meeting rooms for various meetings; prepares and mails meeting notices including making catering and other arrangements; attends meetings to provide staff support by writing, transcribing and distributing minutes to appropriate individuals and to note items requiring further attention. Provides assistance to the Chief Service Officer with the budget and contract processes; answers questions and provides information regarding the Departmental budget and purchasing issues. Monitors status of special staff assignments, projects, reports, and notifies appropriate individuals to ensure completion; briefs the CSO regarding daily administrative functions and calls attention to non-routine matters. Prepares copies and distributes contracts to appropriate organizations and personnel; coordinates mass mailings of Request for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Qualifications (RFQs), invitations, announcements and change notices as assigned. Provides assistance with all current and prospective AmeriCorps Program(s) participants to include processing new hires through the AmeriCorps online applicant tracking system; participates and ensures new hire orientation files are completed thoroughly and accurately and resolves payroll issues for summer employees. Establishes and maintains hard copy and electronic filing and record-keeping systems of Love Your School Program correspondence, personnel files, reports, activities, programs, projects, legal opinions, and materials. Conducts special surveys and research on assigned topics relating to specific Love Your School Program activities, operations, policies, procedures, and programs; compiles information and prepares reports of findings. Directs and monitors the work activities and provides lead worker supervision to assigned part-time and contracted staffing agency personnel. Maintains and updates the Love Your School Program policy and procedure manual; ensures distribution to all Love Your School Program personnel. Provides assistance to Love Your School Program personnel with computer software and hardware installations and upgrades; assists in the maintenance, replacement, and purchase of office equipment (i.e. scanners, printers, fax machines); investigates and resolves software and hardware issues. Serves as Love Your School Program liaison for all equipment repair requests and office maintenance projects; notifies Department of Fleet Services of vehicle maintenance issues; contacts vendors and Building Services Division to schedule maintenance and repairs. Operates a computer with database, spreadsheet, and word processing software to generate correspondence, memoranda, and reports in the performance of essential job functions. Operates a City pool automobile in the performance of essential job functions.

 

Requirements:  These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through the completion of two (2) years of college coursework in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related area, two (2) years of administrative experience, and one (1) year of supervisory experience.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/littlerock/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1452814&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271%2E0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%2D1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND%5FKEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  Performs administrative support activities for program department functions including artist database/library, booking and contracting process and provides clerical support in all phases of program development. Communicates program information to all other departments as needed. Manages special programming projects as directed.

 

Description:  Priorities – Relieve management of administrative detail, all projects.  Coordinate work flow.  Keep projects on schedule.  Take initiative in supervisor’s absence.  Maintain processes and procedures to ensure consistent performance of routines.  Programming – Research artists and artistic projects.  Participation in artist negotiation process and maintenance of efficient systems for the artist contract process.  Serve as primary liaison between Program Team and other departments.  Oversee artist data base and library.  Maintain organizational membership information.  Stay up to date on industry practices.  Edit and review program information for brochures, web site, and program notes.  Prepare program presentations.  Provide rapid response and exceptional assistance to needs of visual artists exhibited, visiting preparators, booking agents, patrons and staff.  Coordinate exhibition installation/de-installations.  Maintain gallery procedures.  Document artwork, exhibitions as needed.  Clerical – Schedule meetings, prepare materials, draft letters and emails.  Maintain general files and calendars.  Compose correspondence/reports for program team.  Plan travel and assist with travel preparation for program team.  Prepare credit card reconciliation and travel reports.  Other duties as assigned.  Projects – Handle administrative detail, all projects.  Seek greater role in projects within administrative and other areas of competence.  Seek training on project outside of range.  Management – Supervise interns or volunteer staff, as required.  Recommend administration action to improve processes.  Develop and test new procedures that increase effectiveness of department.  Take part in administrative meetings, as assigned.  Take initiative on requests and inquiries of administrative nature.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with at least two (2) years’ experience working in the arts, business administration or other related field. Proficiency with standard Microsoft Office tools is required, along with an aptitude for quickly learning and manipulating new organization-specific software.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://waltonartscenter.org/prog-admin-coordinator/

 

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AEDC PROJECT / REGIONAL MANAGER

Arkansas Economic Development Commission / Little Rock

Position Number:  22094122

Salary:  $47,646 – $74,858

Closing:  July 18

 

Summary:  The AEDC Project Consultant is responsible for promoting Arkansas industries and products and industrial growth. This position is governed by state, federal, and international laws and agency/institution policy.  Frequent and extensive overnight travel, up to five nights a week within the United States and up to six weeks outside the United States, is required.

 

Description:  Leads the activities of a professional staff by assigning projects to staff, offering input into interpretation of policies and procedures, and providing support and recommendations to staff in decision-making processes. Reviews staff reports for accuracy, organizes information, and compiles findings into year-end activity reports to reflect annual activity. Promotes industrial expansion within the State of Arkansas by establishing and maintaining personal contact with management representatives of businesses throughout the United States and overseas. Participates and conducts appropriate national and international trade shows, seminars, workshops, business negotiations, and trade and investment missions to obtain industrial prospect and trade leads and maintain updated information on economic trends. Researches and makes recommendations of specific Arkansas communities and companies through detailed, factual reports of economic, financial, employment, and other business and social conditions of the community or company. Identifies target sites for industries and makes recommendations by accompanying prospects to Arkansas communities whose sites meet specific prospect criteria. Provides technical assistance to prospects, clients, and communities to help resolve problems which include financing, state and local building codes or regulations, pollution control requirements, and employee training programs. May provide technical assistance to companies desiring to expand national and international market bases. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business, economics, marketing, or a related field; plus six years of experience in program organization and administration, including two 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=503f758895623926ff440626a39b464d&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=1245&jobid=84257

 

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ALUMNI / DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE / COORDINATOR

Bowen School of Law

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

Position Number:  R97424

Closing:  July 22

 

Summary:  The Alumni and Development Associate works closely with and under the supervision of the Assistant Dean for External Relations of the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Special event planning and execution.  Coordinate fall and spring graduation for the law school.  Meeting Planner for Dean’s Advisory Council, Alumni Board Meetings and Alumni Association Annual Meeting.  Recruit and coordinates student phone-a-thons for the alumni/development office.  Solicit annual fund donors and processes donations for deposit.  Manage the alumni/development office’s social media presence, including, but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.  Manage the alumni/development communications outreach to ensure timely dissemination of information, events, and activities to students, faculty, staff and outside constituents. Includes writing alumni newsletter.  Manage the update of the alumni/development website.  Research various sources to validate alumni/donor information.  Research grant opportunities.  Compile and analyze alumni and development reports including ad hoc requests from dean’s office for alumni and development data.  Manage alumni database.  Manage the budgets for alumni, development and graduation.  Provide administrative support for the Assistant Dean for External Relations.  Some evening and weekend work will be required.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

Preferred:  Fundraising/development background is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5013

 

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ALUMNI & DEVELOPMENT SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

Development Office

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

Position Number:  R97444

Closing:  July 28

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5033

 

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ANALYST II / SENIOR – MARKETING

Windstream Communications / Little Rock

Req. Number:  160002451

 

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

 

Requirements:  College degree and two to four (2-4) years professional level experience; or six-plus (6+) years professional level related experience; OR, an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.  Ability to communicate orally and in writing; apply known standards and guidelines to unusual or non-recurring events; analyze problems and/or information and formulate conclusions and recommendations; balance multiple priorities. Interpersonal skills. Financial and statistical acumen. Willingness to comply with all Windstream policies and procedures.

 

Preferred:  Knowledge of wireline/wireless products and services.

 

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

 

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ANNUAL GIVING DIRECTOR

Arkansas Foodbank / Littel Rock

 

Description:   Execution of the major gifts and special events program for the Arkansas Foodbank, focusing on cultivation, stewardship and securing major and corporate gifts to further the mission of the organization.  Work in conjunction with Chief Development Officer (CDO) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to identify, cultivate, solicit and appreciate both individual and corporate major gift donors. Must also develop and execute donor experiences as needed, including receptions, volunteer opportunities, food drives and others. Employee will focus on visits, deepening relationships and securing major gifts.  Solicitation and management of major gifts for special events from corporate and individual prospects. Management of cause-related and fund drives.  Manages a personal portfolio of 60-75 major gift prospects. Practice donor-centric fundraising, with a focus on aligning donor giving priorities with organizational priorities.  Represent the Arkansas Foodbank as needed in the community, both inside and out of regular working hours.  Interview, select, coach, train, and manage the performance of assigned staff.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree.  Minimum five years of experience in development or project management.  Minimum two years supervisory experience.  Familiarity with computer operations including Microsoft Word, Excel, donor database management and wealth screening.  (Or, equivalent combination of education, training and experience.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume – Microsoft Word or PDF format only – with job title in subject line to:

 

Erika Hadley, Human Resources Director

ehadley@arkansasfoodbank.org

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Walton College of Business

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Posting Number:  NC474P

Closing:  July 23

 

Summary:  The Assistant Director of Development will assist the development team in planning and implementing strategies to secure major gifts; collaborate on special projects for the Development Office related to alumni engagement activities, major donor research, and special events; report directly to Senior Director of Development and External Relations in the Walton College; and will manage and support the activities and meetings of the Walton College Campaign Committee. The Assistant Director of Development will manage a portfolio of approximately 90 donor prospects and meet and assess new donor prospects; develop cultivation and solicitation strategies for prospects; average fourteen or more quality contacts with donors/prospects each month; and deliver, on average, twelve to twenty-four major gift proposals a year. This position will perform administrative duties as assigned and adhere to University Development policies and procedures.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Minimum two years of development work or related experience.  Minimum two years of experience in major gift fundraising.  Willingness to travel on behalf of the university and work irregular hours if needed.

 

Preferred:  Previous, successful experience in a major giving campaign, preferably in higher education.  Familiarity with a university campus and a business school.  Capital campaign experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/14984

 

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ASSOCIATE  DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING & ALUMNI MEMBERSHIP

Development Office

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

Position Number:  R97604

Closing:  July 26

 

Summary:  Under the direction of the Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Membership, the Associate Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Membership’s main focus will be external annual fund and membership solicitation. This position seeks to increase alumni philanthropic giving through in-person annual fund and alumni membership solicitation, which will build a long-term base of support for UALR. This position will be responsible for performing face-to-face visits

with prospects to exceed established yearly growth goals for annual giving and alumni membership. The associate director will be an integral member of the alumni team, which includes the recently integrated Offices of Alumni and Development. It is a goal of the Advancement division to expand alumni giving over the next few years. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to managing events designed to increase alumni participation and working closely with the Alumni Board of Directors.

 

Description:  Maintain a large portfolio of new alumni and annual giving prospects and solicit their support for gifts such as annual giving, annual membership, lifetime membership, and student philanthropy participation. Conduct 50 to 75 phone calls weekly to solicit new annual gifts and annual memberships to reach giving outcomes.  Schedule and conduct four to five face-to-face visits weekly with new potential donors and potential volunteers to solicit support.  Serve as the staff member supporting the UALR Alumni Association’s Membership Committee.  Grow annual giving to agreed targets, working to develop annual giving into an integral part of fundraising activities.  Ensure donor acquisition and retention levels are maintained and underpinned by exceptional donor stewardship.  Identify medium and major gift prospects from Annual Fund pool and work with the Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Membership and the Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development to put in place further cultivation strategies.  Responsible for reaching monthly, quarterly, and annual membership and fundraising acquisition and retention goals.   Advise the manager of annual giving and membership on aspects of the annual fund, membership acquisition and retention efforts and campaigns.   Establish relationships and work collaboratively with the appropriate university staff and the external community to generate interest in the annual fund and membership among alumni and current students of the university. This may include having an Association presence in community and university events.   Represent the Alumni Association and/or University at on- and off-campus meetings, conferences, and seminars.  Other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

Preferred:  Excellent customer service skills preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5035

 

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ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR DEVELOPMENT

Arkansas Tech University / Russellville

Closing:  August 12

 

Summary:  The Associate Vice President for Development (AVPD) reports to the Vice President for Advancement and maintains a strong working relationship with prospect management and fund raising activities.  The AVPD is an active member of the Institutional Advancement team who works collaboratively and strategically with the college President, other fund raising professionals, faculty, Deans, staff and other campus leaders.  The Associate Vice President for Development position is full-time equivalent with evening and weekend requirements.  The AVPD is evaluated based on criteria including quantity and quality of contacts and the resulting funds raised.

 

Description:  Manages a portfolio of major / planned gift donors / prospects ($50K – $1M+) that includes alumni, parents, friends, and key stakeholders of the College.  Will set the example for Development Staff for expected number of visits, proposals, and closes.  Leads authentically and passionately the Development Office and staff which includes major gifts, planned gifts, annual giving, and corporate and foundation relations.  Leads all aspects of the Moves Management process. Initiates contacts with potential major and planned gift donors.  Develops authentic relationships.  Develops appropriate cultivation and solicitation strategies, including volunteers as needed.  Moves prospects in a timely fashion to solicitation and closure.  Maintains direct stewardship contact; monitors other contacts to ensure positive and purposeful donor relations.  Effectively manages the Development staff to ensure timely submission of contact and expense reports and utilization of the technical tools of fundraising.  Develops processes and procedures to ensure that all efforts help meet Advancement Division Helps to integrate Development efforts with the Alumni Office as well as the Advancement Services Office.  Focuses on securing gifts for campus-wide priorities that include but may not be limited to general endowment, academic programs, endowed chairs, scholarships, unrestricted support, facility renovations, new facilities, and campus improvements.  Offers strategy counsel to the president, vice president, and advancement   Participates in key on-campus and off-campus events for the purposes of donor cultivation, enhancing familiarity with the ATU experience, and working collaboratively with Advancement staff.  Other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Advancement.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree; Master’s preferred.  Minimum of five years or progressive experience in major gifts, planned giving and annual fundraising, preferably in higher education.  Ability to lead and inspire staff to build a best practices model Advancement Division.  Ability to develop authentic relationships and understand the needs and interests of donors.  Interest in all aspects of higher education with dedication to promoting ATU’s fund raising priorities.  Understanding of State assisted institutions or ability to learn quickly.  Excellent communication skills.  Excellent organizational and project management skills with a demonstrated record of completing assignments.  Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and a positive attitude.  Strong decision-making skills, ability to work with confidential information; tact and discretion are essential.  Demonstrated leadership and ability to successfully manage multi-functional areas.  Ability to travel extensively.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=32

 

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BOX OFFICE / OFFICE MANAGER

Faulkner Performing Arts Center

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Posting Number:  NC499P

Closing:  July 20

 

Summary:  The Box Office/Office Manager will oversee the daily operations and finances of the box office and Director’s office. This position will be responsible for answering phone calls, email inquiries, financial reports, deposits, and daily administrative office tasks. This position will also help coordinate and schedule all front of house operations with both student-based and professional crews. The Box Office/Office Manager reports directly to the Managing Director of the Faulkner Performing Arts Center (FPAC). Other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

Preferred:  Three years of experience in a box office/front of house administrative position.  Experience with the standard operations of a performing arts center front of house.  Experience with Seat Advisor or similar ticketing software.  Demonstrated understanding and experience of standard practices in the performing arts and event production.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/14940

 

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COMMERCIAL GRAPHIC ARTIST

Arkansas Game & Fish Commission / Little Rock

Position Number:  22095993

Salary:  $27,858 – $47,317

Closing:  July 14

 

Summary:  The Graphic Artist is responsible for designing and preparing art work and print material. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Receives requests for various art work and print materials, such as pamphlets, posters, charts, graphs, brochures, and reports. Designs and creates visual artwork to be used in television production and/or print media using computerized videographic systems and/or conventional art techniques, and confers with requestor for approval. Collects and chooses images of multiple formats to be viewed and scans or converts images to appropriate digital format. Proofs job for format, pastes up, and lay outs materials, and produces copy or sends to printer. Converts artwork to specific printing and bindery requirements set by printing companies as needed. Advises management on technical aspects of producing visual art, such as lighting, shadow, or color. Reviews and approves final proofs. Recommends purchase, repairs, and updates of equipment to supervisor. Plans and executes camera-ready artwork and digital photography as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of specialized training in commercial art, graphic design, or related field; plus one year of experience in advertising, printing, graphic design, or related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

Preferred:  Two years of specialized training in the field of audiovisual, electronic, electrical, or the use of photographic equipment; plus one year of experience in the selected field.  Knowledge of video and/or audio editing software, including but not limited to Final Cut Pro. Knowledge of video and audio recording equipment. Knowledge with digital media management and storage. Knowledge of photography equipment and photo editing software. Knowledge of wildlife, fisheries and conservation field. Knowledge of the operation, adjustment, and maintenance of video and audio recording equipment and material. Knowledge of the methods of photography and photo editing software.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=503f758895623926ff440626a39b464d&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=980&jobid=84200

 

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COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Winrock International / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Winrock International seeks a savvy, ambitious and creative Communications Officer to oversee social and traditional media efforts in its office of Communications and Public Affairs.  Winrock is a recognized leader in U.S. and international development with a focus on social, agricultural and environmental issues and currently works in over 45 countries worldwide. Candidate should have a demonstrated record as a media coordinator, writer and social media specialist. The Communications Officer will contribute to content and strategy development and provide communications training for staff. This person will write and edit communications and marketing materials for Winrock International and will also manage day-to-day social media efforts – as well as special social media campaigns. The Communications Officer will work with Communications, New Business and program staff, as well as outside vendors and consultants. This person will play an essential role in the Communications team and will provide support in all areas, including media relations, public relations, event planning, and institutional and project communications.

 

Description:   Media Relations – Develop topic-specific domestic and international media distribution lists in the Meltwater media database, manage the distribution of Winrock media announcements and support media requests.  Social Media – The Communications Officer will play a critical role in the development and execution of Winrock social media efforts. They will manage all Winrock social media accounts, as well as evaluate and make recommendations on current trends and emerging platforms and training/guiding of field staff on social media strategy and best practices.  Writing & Editing – Write and edit news releases, media advisories, and social and web content. Manage processes that ensure a continuous flow of content for Winrock.org, newsletters, social media, promotional materials (brochures, handouts, fact sheets, reports, etc.) and other communications vehicles. Responsibilities involve sourcing new material and editing content submitted by others, as well as collaborating with program staff to develop project-specific materials as needed.  Metrics – Use measurement tools and analytics to track social media, email, newsletter and other e-publishing outcomes, providing quantitative and qualitative analysis on a regular basis.  Branding – Develop a thorough understanding of funder branding policies (particularly USAID.) Lead program staff in the development of USAID branding and marking plans for proposals and projects and provide branding and marking support to Winrock program and field staff. Contribute to strategic efforts that reinforce Winrock’s overall brand and storytelling approaches.  Event Support  – Winrock organizes events regularly. Communications Officer will be expected to support on promotion, logistics, media planning, content capture and the creation and dissemination of presentation materials.  Contribute in other areas where skills, passion and opportunity arise.  Other Responsibilities – Participate in and support all internal and external Communications initiatives.  Provide support for proposal development as needed.  Staff training as needed.  Manage and supervise the work of Communications interns.  Provide support for special events coordination.  Basic skills in other media forms (photography, etc.) a plus.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field.  Minimum three years of experience that includes project planning and management, and demonstrates excellent social media, writing, editing, and proofing skills for print and electronic publications. Candidates must have experience developing content for social media, as well as managing both daily social messaging and special social media campaigns.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Southwest Power Pool / Little Rock

Job Code:  16-073

 

Summary:  The Communication Specialist is responsible for the direction and creation of content including written communications, infographics, presentations, surveys, photographs, and video. The position contributes to the development and execution of the company’s overall communications strategy, encompassing traditional and social media; public, stakeholder, and employee relations; communications planning; and brand management. The position will represent the Communications Department and the company in staff and stakeholder interactions, and will create, review, and edit public- and employee-facing content to ensure its quality and compliance with communications strategy and standards. Approval is required for all expenses.

 

Description:  Develop and execute communications plans in support of SPP’s corporate strategy and departments’ business objectives.  Create, edit, and maintain content (news releases, infographics, videos, photos, position and technical papers, etc.) for digital and print publication.  Develop and maintain relationships with communications staff, SPP employees, and other customers.  Communicate with staff and external stakeholders (media, member company representatives, etc.) on behalf of SPP and the Communications Department.  Assist the Supervisor of Corporate Communications and Manager of Government Affairs and Public Relations in coordinating interviews between the media and corporate spokespersons.  Advise other staff regarding recommended use of surveys, presentations, reports, promotional items and other communications tools/tactics to accomplish business goals.  Ensure that high-profile, company-wide and public-facing publications are consistent with SPP’s communications strategy and compliant with brand standards.  Create content for and work with other communications staff to maintain SPP’s websites and social media channels.  Manage other projects as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field.  Three to five (3-5) years of relevant job-related experience.  Strong writing and editing skills with the ability to adapt messages for various media (e.g., print, web, and social) and audiences (technical, public, etc.)  Knowledge of social media best practices and tools.  Broad communications skillset including advanced proficiency in several of the following: graphic design, data visualization, photography, communications planning, public relations, media relations, newswriting, digital content management, and/or survey administration.  Excellent customer service skills and the demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong relationships.  Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products, particularly Word and PowerPoint.  Ability to work in a rapid pace environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously.  Understanding of and compliance with SPP Policies and Procedures.

 

Preferred:  Experience with Adobe software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Premiere.  Strong presentation and public speaking skills.

 

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

 

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CONFINEMENT SITES EXHIBITION INTERPRETER

Central Arkansas Library System / Little Rock

Closing:  July 22

 

Summary:  Based in the gallery operations of the Central Arkansas Library System’s (CALS) Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, the Interpreter for Exhibitions and Educational Outreach on the Confinement Sites at Rohwer and Jerome, Arkansas, will work with other Butler Center staff members to (1) produce four major exhibitions of art and documents depicting the experience of Japanese Americans in the confinement camps in Arkansas during World War II; (2) create a number of educational resources to deepen understandings of the materials on display and extend the reach of the exhibitions, including a special webpage for the exhibition series with links to entries in the Encyclopedia of Arkansas (EOA) database and other web-based content and links to other educational resources available through partner organizations; (3) advertise and promote the exhibitions; and (4) design and oversee a field-trip program enabling teachers to fund visits to CALS’s Arkansas Studies Institute building to tour the exhibitions and provide on-site interpretation of the exhibitions to school and other groups and individuals.  This is a two-year, grant-funded position with excellent benefits, starting September 6.  Salary is $11.75 per hour.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and experience and/or training in museum or gallery management, education, events and outreach, history, or some combination; ability to prioritize tasks and work collaboratively as well as independently; excellent writing skills; familiarity with Arkansas history and geography, museum and exhibition procedures and standards, and curriculum development preferred; ability to present exhibition content to a variety of audiences in an accessible fashion.

 

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

 

Colin Thompson, Art Administrator

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

colint@cals.org

 

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CONSUMER PUBLICATIONS EDITOR

Arkansas Business Publishing Group / Little Rock

Re-Posted:  July 11

 

Summary:  Arkansas Business Publishing Group is hiring a full-time editor for its Consumer Publications Division.  The position oversees the editorial content and process on all consumer oriented publications within ABPG and coordinates publication concepts with Consumer Publications publisher. The print and digital publications led by this editor include:  Arkansas Bride; Fit Arkansas; Living in Arkansas; NEXT: A Guide to Life After High School;  Metro Little Rock Guide; Hot Springs Guest Guide; and Little Rock Guest Guide.  The position requires a creative individual with strong attention to detail and a passion for providing great content. This position works closely with the publisher, art director, researcher and others to help execute high-quality and sophisticated magazines targeted to specific audiences.

 

Description:  Directs activity, plans, writes and edits all publications within consumer editorial division.  Leads planning and content execution at the respective websites for the printed publication.  Helps coordinate photography and styling with the art director and publisher.  Manages deadlines for multiple publications within consumer division.  Serves as quality control and a champion of excellence for the publications.  (A full job description is available for review.)

 

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

 

Bill Page

bpage@abpg.com

 

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COORDINATOR OF FOOTBALL CREATIVE SERVICES

Athletics Department – Football

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Posting Number:  NC471P

Closing:  July 22

 

Summary:  The Coordinator of Football Creative Services will assist the Director of Football Recruiting in all aspects of recruiting. This position will be responsible for the visible brand of the Arkansas Football Department across print, digital, and video platforms as well as assist with football facility graphics (for recruiting.)

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in art, advertising, marketing, or graphic design.  Experience with on-campus recruiting activities.  Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite with focus in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.  Experience managing social media accounts such as Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook.

 

Preferred:  Experience working with Apple computers.  Experience working with photo editing programs such as Adobe Lightroom.  Experience working with professional printers and creating print-ready files.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/14972

 

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COORDINATOR OF MUSIC ACTIVITIES & RECRUITMENT

Lyon College / Batesville

 

Summary:  Lyon College seeks a Coordinator of Music Activities and Recruitment. The Coordinator will work with Enrollment Services to identify and recruit students to the music program and serve as liaison with the music program to schedule auditions. Additionally, the Coordinator will assist with all bands, teach applied instrumental music lessons, and aid in the expansion of the ensembles offered by the music program to include the development of a color guard. Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred. Extensive travel required. Experience at a small, residential liberal arts college as a student or band director is desirable. Absent that experience, an understanding of the difference between a small college and a university is important.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research interests, and the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three current references to:  jobs@lyon.edu.

 

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CORPORATE RELATIONS MANAGER

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  Support Director of Corporate Relations to build and maintain corporate relationships to engage businesses with Walton Arts Center’s programs and services. The CRM helps create and shape the corporate sponsorship program at Walton Arts Center through sponsor development as well as through assisting in the management of the Corporate Leadership Council (CLC) and activities related to the CLC, such as Masquerade Ball and future events. The CRM will also contribute to the corporate sponsorship program at the Walmart AMP as needed.

 

Description:  Corporate Relations at Walton Arts Center – Manage Walton Arts Center sponsorship program including new sponsor acquisition, benefits administration and annual plan development.  Work with the Director of Corporate Relations to ensure maximum return on investment for both sponsors and Walton Arts Center through creative proposal development, on-going analysis of benefits for sponsors and solid execution of sponsor benefits.  Provide superior customer service to sponsors and be available on nights and weekends as necessary.  Create and implement a plan to recruit, retain and grow small business and corporate sponsorships for Walton Arts Center.  Build new and strengthen existing relationships in the business community through attendance at networking events, public speaking, board contacts and volunteers.  Work with Director of Corporate Relations to develop sponsor presentations, both hard-copy and electronic, for use in sponsor meetings by staff and volunteers.  Create and maintain all Walton Arts Center sponsor contracts and proposals.  Work with Finance team to ensure timely payment of all sponsorship commitments.  Support the administration of the logistics of sponsor programs including maintenance and support of administrative and computerized records, contacts, payment plans, thank-you notes, and IRS required documents.  Maintain a solid understanding and knowledge of Walton Arts Center audiences, programming and purposes for use in corporate presentations and meetings.  As needed, work with development directors on project-based fundraising efforts.  Support Development team by staffing Friends Lounge at Walton Arts Center and Walmart AMP.  Assist, as needed, in special event activities related to major donors and fundraising for both Walmart AMP and Walton Arts Center.  Corporate Leadership Council – Assist Director of Corporate Relations with all aspects of the Corporate Leadership Council.  Manage quarterly CLC meeting set up and logistics. Assist in agenda building, meeting minutes and distribution of follow-up materials.  Work closely with Director of Corporate Relations in managing all aspects of the Masquerade Ball including the silent auction, sponsor solicitation, internal communications and coordination, and sponsorship agreement fulfillment and table sales.  Assist Director of Corporate Relations with all aspects of future events related to the CLC.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in communications, marketing, non-profit business management, Sales or fundraising experience, business development or other related field. Three to five years of professional experience that includes a proven record of excellent relationship-building skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Prefer experience with relationship management software.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://waltonartscenter.org/corporate-relations-manager/

 

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CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Arkansas Life Magazine

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Little Rock

Re-Posted:  July 5

 

Summary:   Arkansas Life, the leading lifestyle publication in The Natural State, is currently looking for a forward-thinking creative director to join its talented, ambitious team. The ideal candidate will be creative and innovative, while guiding the art direction of a sophisticated monthly magazine headquartered in the heart of Little Rock.  We’re big thinkers, and we’re looking for a creative director who both shares that “big” vision and has the experience and drive to put his or her ideas into action. Our creative director will be responsible for the overall look of the publication from cover to cover, making each issue vibrant, thought-provoking, impossible to put down and a true reflection of the Arkansas audience it reaches. Working extremely closely with the editorial staff, he or she will ensure that the printed word comes alive on the page for our readers, overseeing the art staff, photographers and illustrators (many of whom are freelancers) through the entire creative process. He or she will be a natural leader, and will effectively conduct creative meetings where ideas flow and minds collaborate.  Of course, to bring all this to life, it’s imperative that the creative  director possess extremely strong typographic and infographic skills, with a proven track record of creating compelling layouts and consistently eye-catching covers. Said creative director will also go gaga over the latest trends in editorial design, and will be the kind of person who keeps a stack of dog-eared glossies on the bedside table.  Sound familiar? If so, we can’t wait to hear from you.

 

Description:  Works in tandem with editorial staff to create and execute a design plan for each issue.  Interprets and translates editorial content into engaging cover designs and layouts.  Oversees art and photo staff (including a network of talented freelancers.)  Oversees art budget.  Makes assignments and provides effective feedback to illustrators and photographers.  Directs photo shoots.  Coordinates production of the magazine, ensuring that all deadlines are met.  Oversees and approves design of the entire issue, as well as the templated iPad edition.  Designs other media content such as brochures, press kits, ads and inserts as needed.

 

Requirements:  BFA or BA in graphic design, art or related field.  Two years of design experience (experience as an editorial creative/art director or as his/her “No. 2” will be given preference.)  Experience guiding photographers and illustrators through the creative process.  An upbeat, collaborative attitude.  Ability to juggle many different tasks on a tight turnaround; an appreciation for deadlines.  Some management experience preferred.  Experience with Creative Suite 6 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.)  Strong working knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals and typography.  Ability to lead projects from concept to completion.  Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Send cover letter, resume and at least three work samples (or a link to a portfolio site) – with “Creative Director Position” in the subject line – to:

 

Nicholas Hunt, Associate Editor

nicholas@arkansaslife.com

 

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CREATIVE DIRECTOR

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

Description:  Key spheres of ownership include driving the strategy and implementation of the following:  1) brand, ratings, digital product and revenue growth strategies;  2) creative and media strategies;  3) initiative and campaign management;  4) content distribution strategy, initiative planning and relationship management;  5) social media strategy and platform management efforts in partnership with station’s digital/social leadership;  6) ad sales marketing and commercial production fulfillment;  and 7) team leadership and budget.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

Wildwood Park for the Arts / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree is required, with communications, public relations, business or other related areas preferred.  Two or more years of experience in nonprofit arts organizations, sales and/or development experience preferred.  Ability to operate under solid pressure and to meet deadlines.  Ability to take initiative, work self-sufficiently and as a team member.  Strong skills in Excel, Powerpoint, Word; skills preferred include WordPress (website), Constant Contact (eblasts), OvationTix (ticket sales), social media.  Effective project management skills.  Effective and professional communication and social skills across a broad spectrum of patrons and collaborators.  Excellent writing and editing skills for various levels of readers.  Self-motivated, confident, energetic, and flexible.  Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required for events and meetings.  Demonstrates flexibility in duration, time and days required for this full-time, salaried position.  Ability to lift 30 pounds, sustain long hours at desk/computer as well as independent physical mobility in a park-like setting with paved and unpaved walkways, green spaces, steps and concrete.  Valid driver’s license and functioning automobile as position requires some deliveries and errands.

 

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

 

Mary Bea Gross, Development Office

marybea@wildwoodpark.org

 

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DIRECTOR / MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Nabholz Construction / Conway

 

Summary:  This position is responsible for the successful leadership and management of company-wide marketing functions including use of logos, social media, web sites, select events, etc. to properly portray, position, and represent the Nabholz brand.  This is a “working manager” position. The job requires the development and preparation of marketing materials of all types and assisting in the development of content and finished products.  This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

 

Description:  Select, develop and coach marketing staff.  Follow and research trends in marketing techniques, client presentations and request for qualifications and request for proposal responses.  Manage major communications and campaigns for both internal and external purposes working in conjunction with the Executive Committee, Operation Presidents, Legal, Learning, HR, IT, Round Tables and others as needed and required.    Assist Operation Presidents in the development of unique client experiences.  Maintain, develop, and update the content on the Company’s websites and monitor views.  Use search engine optimization to improve Nabholz’ web presence.  Develop content and design external and internal newsletters.  Review client survey responses for quotes that can be used in marketing and presentation materials.  Assist Business Development Officers (BDO’s) and Marketing Coordinators with project award applications.  Maintain and update library of marketing and presentation materials.  Maintain consistency of and monitor use of signage, marketing and presentation materials, RFQ/RFP materials, and any other marketing collateral corporate wide.  Continually create compelling marketing messages and content linking Nabholz’ capabilities to target markets and customers.  Procure outside consulting and services such as photography and videography as needed.  Attend BDO roundtable meetings as a resource.  Act as a company spokesperson as needed.  Act as a clearing house for external add campaigns throughout the corporation.  Perform regular reputation management on social media.  Maintain and archive Nabholz history, milestones, and events.  Develop, update, and maintain a library for marketing collateral.  Assist BDO’s, Operation Presidents, and their specialty service managers in preparing materials and developing strategies to successfully portray the Nabholz brand and acquire and retain new clients.  Oversee the training, implementation and consistent use of company’s marketing, business development, and proposal database.  Lead the development and implementation of tools that enhance the customer experience such as a customer focused app.

 

Requirements:  Degree in marketing or minimum of five years of experience required.  Experience marketing multiple professional services preferred.  Construction marketing experience preferred.  Accepts responsibility and accountability, and is able to hold others responsible and accountable.  Strong team leadership and management skills.  Selecting, developing, and coaching staff talent.  Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service.  Strong interpersonal, communication, problem solving, and negotiating skills.  Ability to present and speak to diverse groups.  High personal productivity and organizational skills.  Basic mastery of frequently used business, graphic arts, and marketing software applications (Adobe Creative Suite.)  Must be able to communicate in verbal and written form.  General advertising experience required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://nabholz.ourcareerpages.com/job/177799?source=ccp&returnURL=http://www.nabholz.com/careers/current-job-openings/&jobFeedCode=nabholz

 

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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLIC RELATIONS

College of Arts, Letters and Sciences

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

Position Number:  R99724

Closing:  July 28

 

Summary:  The Director of Communications and Public Relations for the College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences will manage strategic communications and marketing for the College and collaborate with University Communications to meet university goals. This position, which reports to the Dean of the College, will provide leadership and counsel to academic departments for communications, recruitment marketing, event planning, and communications budgeting. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Develop annual communications plan for the college. Set the timeline for execution of the plan.  Design and facilitate the production of print materials, content strategy, writing, signage, and promotional materials.  Organize photo and videography sessions, and supervise the graphic design work of outside contractors.  Collaborate with College and University staff and faculty to keep website content current and in line with best practices for web communications.  Lead social media communications for the College.  Oversee communications budget in coordination with the College Budget Director. Prepare regular reports.  Collaborate with University Communications advertising manager on advertising messaging and placement for the College.  Supervise communications graduate students for the College.  Direct communications plans for the College events and write news releases for web and news media.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in a related work environment.

 

Preferred:  MA and work experience in a communications position in higher education preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5056

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & EXTERNAL RELATIONS

Development Office

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

Position Number:  R99832

Closing:  July 28

 

Summary:  The Director of Development and External Relations (DOD/ER) will work with the College of Social Sciences and Communication and will answer directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development. This position serves as a valued member of the university fundraising team with specific responsibility for the identification, engagement, solicitation, and stewardship of existing and prospective College of Social Sciences and Communication donors with an annual expectation of personal visits and gift productivity. This position will develop and execute strategies for effective cultivation of prospects in a portfolio, will engage prospects in campus roles and programs of interest, and solicit and close gifts.

 

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

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

Preferred:  Minimum of three years of professional fundraising experience with demonstrable results is preferred.  Experience with AWA Advance or similar donor management software.  Experience in event fundraising.  Understanding of large complex, decentralized public higher education institutions.  Work with high self-imposed standards and discipline.  Familiarity of local, state, and regional business and philanthropic leadership.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5034

 

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DIRECTOR OF PLANNED GIVING

Arkansas Tech University / Russellville

Closing:  August 5

 

Summary:  The Director of Gift Planning (DGP) reports to the Associate Vice President for Development and maintains a strong working relationship with prospect management and fund raising activities.  The DGP is an active member of the Institutional Advancement team who works collaboratively and strategically with the college President, other fund raising professionals, faculty, and other campus leaders.  The Director of Gift Planning position is full-time equivalent with evening and weekend requirements.  The DGP is evaluated based on criteria including quantity and quality of contacts and the resulting funds raised.

 

Description:  Manages a portfolio of major/planned gift donors/prospects ($50K – $1M+) that includes alumni, parents, and friends of the college.  Leads all aspects of the gift cycle.  Initiates contacts with potential major gift donors.  Develops authentic relationships.  Develops appropriate cultivation and solicitation strategies, including volunteers as needed.  Moves prospects in a timely fashion to solicitation and closure.  Maintains direct stewardship contact; monitors other contacts to ensure positive and purposeful donor relations.  Effectively manages the details of a gifts officer including timely submission of contact and expense reports and utilization of the technical tools of fundraising.  Is the lead counsel on Planned Giving vehicles.  Focuses on securing gifts for campus-wide priorities that include but may not be limited to general endowment, academic programs, endowed chairs, scholarships, unrestricted support, facility renovations, new facilities, and campus improvements.  Offers strategy counsel to the president, vice president, and advancement staff on Planned Gifts.  Participates in key on-campus and off-campus events for the purposes of donor cultivation, enhancing familiarity with the ATU experience, and working collaboratively with Advancement staff.  Other duties as assigned by the Assoc.  Vice President for Development.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred.)  Minimum of three to five years successful experience in fund raising or related fields, preferably major or planned gift fund raising in higher education.  Ability to focus primarily on planned gifts but have a working knowledge of integrating planned and major gifts.  Ability to develop authentic relationships and understand the needs and interests of donors.  Interest in all aspects of higher education with dedication to promoting ATU’s fund raising priorities.  Understanding of State assisted institutions or ability to learn quickly.  Excellent communication skills.  Excellent organizational and project management skills with a demonstrated record of completing assignments.  Self-motivated with a strong work ethic.  Strong decision-making skills, ability to work with confidential information; tact and discretion are essential.  Demonstrated leadership and ability to successfully manage multi-functional areas.  Ability to travel extensively.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=31

 

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DIRECTOR OF PLANNED GIVING

Heifer Foundation / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Maintain and expand the donors and prospects to Heifer International Foundation by managing the inquiry and gifts programs. To maintain and support gift processing, and prospect management needs for the Foundation. To set goals, monitor work, and evaluate results to ensure that departmental objectives are met.

 

Description:  Collaborate with president in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting planned giving prospects and gifts, including individual donor goals.  Develop and implement the Charitable Gift Planning operational plan to increase planned gifts.  Oversee the bequest program.  Ensure excellent donor relations, including but not limited to prompt and appropriate responses to trust, annuity, will and endowment inquiries and preparation of proposals.  Ensure proper records are maintained and charitable gifts are administered properly.  Ensure written procedures are maintained and followed for processing inquiries, life insurance, bequests, endowments, annuities, and trusts.  Oversee the preparation of records, reports and analysis upon request, including reports evaluating effectiveness of services to donors and fundraising for Heifer Foundation.  Provide planned giving expertise to attorneys, financial planners, and accountants to ensure donors’ charitable objectives are met.  Supervise Donor Relations team members.  Develop a growing knowledge of the work of Heifer International with regard to the issues of hunger and poverty, community development, and environmentally sound, sustainable farming practices.  Adhere to ethical fundraising practices as outlined in the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Code of Ethical Principles and Standards of Professional Practice.  Collaborate with various Heifer International operations on the marketing and development of planned giving.  Participate in the major gifts team functions of Heifer International.  Work with the President to represent Heifer Foundation to the organization’s constituents to promote positive relationships and strong partnerships.  Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor degree in management, planned giving, business administration, or related field required, advanced degree preferred. A minimum of ten years experience in planning, leading, organizing and monitoring. A minimum of five years experience in supervising multiple employees. Experience in planned giving required. Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit application and any supporting documents to:  info@heiferfoundation.org.

 

http://www.heiferfoundation.org/About/careers.html

 

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DIRECTOR OF SALES & MARKETING

DoubleTree by Hilton

Waterford Hotel Group Property / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We are looking for a self-motivated Director of Sales & Marketing with solid leadership skills, a strong work ethic, and a drive to exceed expectations. It is also important that you have excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills as well as the ability to establish rapport with both new and existing clients.  The Director of Sales & Marketing will direct and coordinate the activities of the entire Sales and Marketing department including Public Relations, Ecommerce and Revenue Management. This will include soliciting of accounts, nurturing and growing client relationships/business, meeting and/or exceeding set sales goals, budgeting, forecasting, advertising, and the creation of the marketing/business plans.  As Director of Sales & Marketing, you will lead and manage all day-to-day activities with a focus on building long-term, value-based customer relationships that enable achievement of property sales and marketing objectives. You will be responsible for achieving your own personal booking goals, while advising your team on meeting their own booking goals. This position reports to the Hotel General Manager as a member of the Executive Committee.

 

Description:   Working with management team in developing and executing sales and marketing strategies.  Assisting with the development and implementation of promotions, both internal and external.  Providing positive and aggressive leadership to ensure maximum revenue potential (e.g., sets example with personal booking goals.)  Recommending booking goals for sales and marketing team members.  Monitoring all day to day activities of direct reports.  Participates in client calls with members of your team to acquire new business and/or close on business.  Executing and supporting the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposals, writing contracts, customer correspondence, etc.)  Analyzing market information and implementing strategy to achieve property’s financial room and catering goals.  Interacting with guests to obtain feedback and reviewing guest satisfaction results to identify areas of improvement.  Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service.  Displaying leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifying customer service and creating a positive example for guest relations.  Developing and managing relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external.  Interviewing and hiring management and hourly employees with the appropriate skills to meet the business needs of the operation.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major.   Three years experience in hotel sales and marketing.  Solid organizational, time-management, and prioritization skills.  Proven lead-generation and closing skills.

 

Preferred:  Hilton experience preferred; convention hotel experience strongly preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.hcareers.com/seeker/search/view?jobAdId=256898&type=partner&source=indeedppc

 

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DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION

Little Rock School District / Little Rock

Posting Number:  003432

Salary Range:  $61,857 – $109,062

Closing:  July 22

 

Summary:  The Director of Transportation is responsible for direct oversight of special needs transportation services and the contract with third party provider of student transportation services to ensure the most safe and efficient operation of the District’s transportation system. Other essential duties and responsibilities are listed below. Additional duties may be assigned.

 

Description:   Develops and administers a transportation program to meet all of the daily instructional program and extra-curricular activities.  Recruits, trains, and supervises all Little Rock School District Transportation Department personnel and makes recommendations on their employment, promotion, and retention.  Manages, administers, and monitors the contract with the outside transportation contractor.  Establishes and administers all transportation policies and applicable procedures.  Maintains regular communications with the transportation contractor relative to the quality of transportation service.  Develops plans for emergency situations.  Monitors the maintenance of District-owned equipment (buses are maintained by outside contractor), safeguarding against improper use of Transportation Department equipment, and implements measures to provide security for facilities and equipment.  Prepares and administers the Transportation Departments budget, including monitoring expenditures, developing recommendations for cost savings, and authorizing purchases in accordance with budgeting limitations and District policies.  Assures compliance with all state laws and regulations for school transportation and maintains safety standards in accordance with state, federal, and insurance regulations.  Takes an active role in solving discipline problems that occur on school buses.  Develops recommendations for future equipment and personnel need.  Complete reports required by insurance carrier.  Completes and forwards to central administration all reports required by state and federal authorities.  Advises the Superintendent on road hazards for a decision on school closing or emergency routes during inclement weather.  Arranges contractual agreement with private agencies for transportation of students who are provided educational services.  Attends appropriate committee, staff, and Board of Education meetings.  Is responsive to parent concerns regarding transportation operations and meets with parents and school administrators to resolve transportation issues.  Advises central administration on issues related to the operation of the Transportation Department.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management or in related management and industry fields.  Specialty in Transportation Management and/or Master’s degree desired.  Five (5) years in transportation fleet management and direct supervisory experience of hourly skilled and semi-skilled employees.  Knowledge in vehicle maintenance scheduling and fleet routing procedures.  Evidence of ability to deal effectively with the public and respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or board of directors.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Working knowledge of MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Outlook), as well as standard financial management and transportation routing software.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://hr.lrsd.org/winocular/jobs/Jobpost.exe

 

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DONATION DEVELOPMENT LIAISON

Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency / Fort Smith

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency is seeking a full time Donation Development Liaison based in Fort Smith, AR.  This position will review medical records, provide education and awareness programs, prepare data-based reports, and coordinate conferences and meetings with hospital staff regarding organ, tissue, and eye donation.  Excellent salary and benefits.

 

Requirements:  Baccalaureate degree required in related field such hospital administration, pharmaceuticals, etc.; or Registered Nurse with a minimum of two years’ experience.  Some overnight travel required.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit cover letter, resume, three professional references, salary requirement and history with completed application packet.

 

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

 

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EDITOR

Glenwood Herald / Glenwood

 

Summary:  Editor needed for strong weekly newspaper in the beautiful foothills of the Ouachita Mountains in Southwest Arkansas. This is a great opportunity to run a well-established paper. The Glenwood Herald is a PC-based publication which uses InDesign and Photoshop. Close area attractions include Glenwood Country Club, Lake Greeson, Lake DeGray and Crater of Diamonds. The paper is within an hour to an hour and a half of Hot Springs and Little Rock, making it an ideal location.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume, letters of recommendation and letter of interest to:

 

John R. Schirmer

jrs@nashvilleleader.com

 

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EDITOR

Little Rock Family

Arkansas Business Publishing Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Oversees and executes editorial process for Little Rock Family, our award-winning monthly parenting publication.  Directs activity, plans and edits publication. Conceptualizes editorial material, coordinates photography and art work with art director and photographer and serves as primary editorial contact for publication.  Other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

Bill Page

bpage@abpg.com

 

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EDITOR / ADVANCEMENT

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

Job ID:  17-21-0014

Closing:  August 7

 

Description:  The Editor is responsible for promoting and elevating the visibility of the UAFS Foundation and the university to various stakeholders, including donors, alumni and community members, through written communications, social media, and other communication channels. Primary responsibilities include developing and editing both print and electronic publications and a variety of other written communications which promotes UAFS to multiple constituent groups.  Will edit and produce the Bell Tower, a semi-annual, four-color, 32-page alumni magazine, Advances, a semi-annual, four-color, four-page Foundation newsletter; Lion Lines, a monthly electronic alumni newsletter; and a wide variety of other Advancement-related material, including mailers (both print and electronic), press releases, speeches, traditional correspondence, and other special projects; write and edit stories for Carillon, a newsletter produced by Planned Giving; collaborate with staff to edit and maintain the Foundation and Alumni areas of the UAFS website; and perform other related duties.  Extended hours and occasional travel may be required.

 

Requirements:  Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, marketing, or related field; plus one year of professional magazine or newspaper editorial experience in a lead or associate role.  Candidates with experience working on a college/university magazine or website/magazine of similar caliber, working with freelance writers and photographers, working with social media, and utilizing strong photography skills are preferred. Demands of the position require exceptional copy-editing, proofing, and confident, distinctive voice writing skills; knowledge of marketing principles relevant to promoting a college or university, particularly with regard to the use of institutional publications, the web, and social media; and a high level of computer literacy, including experience with word-processing, image-processing, file transfer software, web editors, and content management systems.  The candidate chosen should have the ability to function effectively as part of a diverse team; communicate clearly and confidently with a variety of populations while positively representing both University Advancement and UAFS; to work independently on ongoing and overlapping projects with maturity and initiative; and perform other related duties as required and/or assigned. Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted for part of these requirements.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    http://uafs.edu/hr/17-21-0014

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT II / PROGRAM MANAGEMENT OFFICE

ICE CORE Business Office

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

Position Number:  50035741

Closing:  July 17

 

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

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or related field, plus four years administrative support experience,

including program administration and project management experience; OR,

high school diploma/GED plus eight years administrative support experience,

including program administration and project management experience.

 

Preferred:  Experience in supervision of staff is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030161

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Main Street Siloam Springs / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  Main Street Siloam Springs is seeking an excellent, qualified and passionate individual to administer the daily operations of the organization; to implement, plan, and coordinate all aspects of downtown revitalization, including downtown promotions, economic vitality, and design.  The executive director will administrate all details related to the running of Main Street Siloam Springs and will report to the Main Street Siloam Springs Board President. Tasks will include accounting, fundraising & grant-seeking, event planning, marketing and communication, and community engagement.  A successful candidate should have knowledge of, or experience in, as many of the following fields as possible: historic preservation, economic development, urban planning, real estate, nonprofit administration, special events and marketing, and volunteer management.  Also essential are strong interpersonal and team-building skills, superior organizational skills, supervisory experience and the ability to work independently with a flexible schedule.

 

Description:  Work with staff to pay all bills and send & track accurate invoices as needed for event sponsors, registrants, etc. Keep accurate records of all accounts.  Plan and execute an annual investor campaign. Execute all event sponsorship obligations. Maintain frequent contact with donors and sponsors throughout the year.  Plan monthly Board Meetings and prepare all appropriate reports.  Work with event coordinator to plan and host all annual events, including Farmers Market, the Main Event, and the Homegrown Festival as the largest of those events. Manage volunteer committees as appropriate.  Work with event coordinator to manage social media accounts and website.  Execute all details of Main Street Siloam Springs’ contract for services with the City of Siloam Springs, which includes contracting grant writers where appropriate to seek out and manage grant funds for downtown related projects. Attend City Board Meetings whenever possible.  Maintain frequent contact with downtown business and property owners.  Keep track of downtown property and business developments, record current rental rates and significant developments, and send a monthly report as required to Main Street Arkansas on these downtown reinvestment statistics.  Advocate for the implementation of the Siloam Springs Downtown & Connectivity Master Plan.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in related field.  Minimum of three years experience in one or more of the following fields: historic preservation, economic development, urban planning, real estate, nonprofit administration, special events and marketing, or volunteer management.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Strong organizational and project-management skills. Ability to be a self-starter; experience and aptitude managing long-distance internal and external relationships.  Attention to detail and problem solving, with a demonstrated capacity to meet deadlines and a commitment to customer service.  Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.  A commitment to the mission of the Main Street Siloam Springs.   Unquestionable ethics and personal integrity.  A high level of discretion, judgment and confidentiality for both business and personal affairs.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit cover letter (referencing the job responsibilities, your relevant qualifications and experience and how your skills and experience would be a good fit) with resume and references to:

 

Meredith Bergstrom, Executive Director

info@mainstreetsiloam.org

(Subject line – “Executive Director Posting”)

 

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FOUNDATION STEWARDSHIP COORDINATOR

Baptist Health Foundation / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Coordinates stewardship internally and externally for BH Foundation. Works with event staff and major gifts officers to create new cultivation and stewardship. Stewards lapsed donors. May work on Dillard’s Days stewardship and notification. May coordinate Grateful Patient ceremony organization/administration. May include Thank You notes for CDO, Impact reports, President’s Notes, Huddles/Connection Articles, Year End appeal, annual report. May include website management, Employeenet, E-newsletters, Best Friends Support and marketing campaigns. May coordinate Breeze the Block. May implement Clinical Alllied Health and Nursing Excellence Awards. May include fundraising for Employee Campaigns. May include administration on AHTD grants. Provides support as needed for events such as Bolo Bash Luncheon and Golf, Birdie Bash, Arkansas Charity Clays, Taste of Giving, and other events. Provides patient support.

 

Requirements:  Must have college degree, preferably in communications. Must be able to perform in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Must be able to speak and write clearly. Must have demonstrated ability to work with all demographics and types of backgrounds. Work history includes increasing levels of responsibility and accountability. Must have demonstrated ability to keep strict confidence.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/bhark/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=106668

 

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FRONT-END WEB DEVELOPER

Office of Communications

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

Position Number:  R98062

Closing:  July 29

 

Summary:  The front-end web developer is part of the UALR web team in the Office of Communications and Marketing. In collaboration with the Information Technology Services development team, this position is responsible for the development, testing, and maintenance of front-end user interfaces for university websites. The front-end developer focuses on creating great interactive experiences on the web and works closely with the team’s web designer to deliver a compelling, responsive, user-friendly, and standards-based web presence. This position develops prototypes and implements new interface features that adhere to UALR’s brand, voice, and accessibility standards by writing high-quality, modular, and reusable code that implements industry best-practices for interface design and development. This position collaborates with university departments concerning website requirements; evaluates new technologies and web development tools; maintains an interface pattern library/style guide which documents how UALR web interfaces should work; and assists in establishing and maintaining standards for university-wide web design and development.

 

Description:  Maintain the quality and functionality of the UALR website in keeping with brand standards and web guidelines.  Develop and deploy progressive and innovative iterations on web functionality in the UALR digital domain.  Stay abreast of new technologies and methods to increase productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness of the UALR web presence.  Install and configure web development computer software and hardware.  Develop and test specialized web site configurations.  Evaluate user requests concerning web design and development.  Provide training for other web developers and assists training UALR workforce with the content management system.  Solve and resolve web programming problems.  Develop scripts to access various data sources.  Design web graphics and site themes.  Prepare well-defined project statements and project timelines.  Research, collect and organize information concerning university web compliance, regulations and mandates.  May exercise functional supervision over student employees as assigned.  Perform related tasks as necessary.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

 

Preferred:  Programming and debugging skills; current knowledge of industry and hardware technologies; expertise in HTML, JavaScript; CSS/SCSS; experience improving website performance and implementing SEO/SEM strategies; and technical proficiency in relevant operating systems, applications, and/or languages. The position also requires a demonstrated ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships with students, faculty, visitors, and fellow work associates and a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Experience with the following: a theme/template-based content management system such as WordPress; JavaScript libraries/frameworks such as jQuery or Angular JS; organizational marketing and branding; familiarity with Command Media policies and implementation; team leadership role; graphic/image design; digital interactive or visual design; knowledge of responsive design; aptitude to train others.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5087

 

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FUND DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts of America / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Fund Development Specialist is responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely entry of all donations and pledges into the fund development data management system. The Fund Development Specialist is responsible for ensuring proper acknowledgement and recognition of donors, including, but not limited to, thank you cards, thank you letters, acknowledgement of tributes and/or memorial gifts, tax receipts, and pledge reminders. This position is responsible for maintaining accurate and comprehensive data in the fund development data management system, gift coding, daily and monthly gift and pledge reports, troop check request reporting and grant tracking reports, as well as performing data analytics to guide the development program.  The Fund Development Specialist will infuse and model the Girl Scout Law into their everyday work to fulfill the mission of building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.

 

Description:  Ensures that all pledges and gifts to the council are processed and receipted accurately and on a timely basis, and in accordance with processing and receipting guidelines. Manages the daily work of donation processing and coding, pledge management, acknowledgment letters, corporate gift and matching gifts, check requests, and gifts in kind processing.  Collaborates with the external relations team and other departments to ensure that donation policies and procedures are developed and adhered to.  Develops and runs reports on donation, pledge and grant status as requested and ensures data integrity and makes necessary corrections in a timely manner.  Creates and maintains donor and monthly gift files in an organized and efficient manner.  Builds rapport with donors to ensure overall customer satisfaction to support successful fundraising.  Provides support to council fund development programs and special events.  Development and execution of annual giving campaigns such as the employee giving campaign, ToGetHerThere and Man Enough to Be a Girl Scout and others to be determined.  Ensures donor confidentiality.  Implements other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma and experience in fundraising and/or nonprofit field, data management, bookkeeping/clerical or administrative support.  Three to five (3-5) years of bookkeeping and customer service experience.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field with 1-2 years of experience in fundraising database management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org/?s=Employment

 

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GRAPHIC ARTIST – MALT

Glazer’s / North Little Rock

Job Number:  NOR00474

 

Summary:  The Graphic Artist uses knowledge of current graphic design software to produce materials for promotions.  This involves the design and production of items that promote Glazer’s products, specifically menus for restaurants, table tents, and banners for on-premise and retail customers.

 

Description:  Design sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.  Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy; select style and size of type.  Prepare final electronic versions for printing and prepare printed mock-ups of all items being produced to reflect expectations of final product.  Develop concepts, graphics and layouts for illustrations, logos, and other materials as needed.  Follow creative design trends to ensure that the Company’s materials are in-line with current trends and standards while adhering to corporate branding guidelines.  Mounting adhesive material to coroplast.  Performs other job related duties as assigned

 

Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalency.  Current driver license.

 

Preferred:  Currently pursuing a degree in Art, Graphic Design or related degree program.  Experience working with Adobe CS 3 including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator on a PC.  Must be able to work well under pressure and able to meet deadlines.  Strong analytical and communication skills both verbally and written.  Very organized.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://glazers.com/careers/career-opportunities/

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Fellowship Bible Church / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Graphic Designer will be responsible for partnering with the Communications Director, Art Director and Ministry Leaders to produce deliverables that communicate content creatively and clearly, using both printed and digital mediums.

 

Description:  Help further the creative vision of the church.  Execute print and digital designs in an efficient manner.  Uphold the style guide and brand of Fellowship Bible Church.  Work with the team across a wide range of projects.  Brainstorm and collaborate with the team and ministries from concept to completion.  Prep files and package projects for delivery to vendors.  Approve proofs and check for product quality and accuracy.

 

Requirements:  Four to six (4-6) years of experience in graphic design,  Called to use creative skill set in ministry.  Desire to work in a fast-paced, energetic environment.  Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.  Understanding of typography, layout and hierarchy.  Ability to work on multiple projects under tight schedules and meet deadlines.  Works well in an open-concept, team environment.  Collaborative, flexible and goal-driven personality.  Portfolio illustrating a wide variety of design solutions.  Motion design and/or photography skills a plus

 

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

 

Linda Stanberry,

Director of Human Resources

lstanberry@fellowshiponline.com

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Garver / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  Garver is hiring a Graphic Designer that will join our in-house creative team in supporting the firm’s business development and marketing efforts by visually translating ideas and text into appealing design solutions. The successful candidate must be passionate about applying branding, color, and typography across print and digital platforms.

 

Description:  This position will primarily compliment the corporate communications team on projects to engage internal and external contacts with Garver’s 97-year old brand. The ideal candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at one time while remaining flexible, and working within tight deadlines.  Responsibilities in this role will vary greatly, giving you the chance to be creative in delivering messages and imagery in tasks such as: offering creative ideas, process improvements, and technological solutions to expand the creative team’s abilities.  Creating graphics for the web and print collateral such as ads, publications, and brochures.  Building vector Illustrations, such as infographics.  Photo-editing.  Coordinating production of materials.  Video production and editing.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, visual arts, or a related field.  Strong creative user of Adobe CS.  Two-plus (2+) years of post-graduation work history in a corporate environment.  Advanced understanding of typography.  An outstanding portfolio for review.

 

Preferred:  Photography skills.  3D animation/motion experience.  Video production experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Candidates must submit a cover letter with their online application and be prepared to send in a digital portfolio upon request.

 

https://garverusa.com/joinus/jobDescription.php?gnk=job&gni=8a7880ec545b15d701548670fe562be2

 

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Baptist Health Foundation / Little Rock

* One of two available positions; unique application links. *

 

Summary:  Cultivates, secures and stewards major and annual gifts from individuals and foundations. Plans, develops and implements strategies and programs to increase giving through major and annual gifts. Strategies may include the Grateful Patient program, grant writing, third party fundraisers, corporate roadshows, capital campaigns, etc. May include creating bridge from major donors to planned giving. May also include in-depth prospect research. Provides support as needed for events such as Bolo Bash Luncheon, Arkansas Charity Clays, Taste of Giving, and other events. Provides patient support.

 

Requirements:  Must have college degree. Minimum of 2 years in non-profit industry. Minimum of two years experience in Raiser’s Edge. Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel. Excellent communication skills. Must have demonstrated ability to work with all demographics and types of backgrounds. Work history includes increasing levels of responsibility and accountability. Must have demonstrated ability to keep strict confidence.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/bhark/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=106360

 

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Baptist Health Foundation / Little Rock

* One of two available positions; unique application links. *

 

Summary:  Cultivates, secures and stewards major and annual gifts from individuals and foundations. Plans, develops and implements strategies and programs to increase giving through major and annual gifts. Strategies may include the Grateful Patient program, grant writing, third party fundraisers, corporate roadshows, capital campaigns, etc. May include creating bridge from major donors to planned giving. May also include in-depth prospect research. Provides support as needed for events such as Bolo Bash Luncheon, Arkansas Charity Clays, Taste of Giving, and other events. Provides patient support.

 

Requirements:  Must have college degree. Minimum of 2 years in non-profit industry. Minimum of two years experience in Raiser’s Edge. Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel. Excellent communication skills. Must have demonstrated ability to work with all demographics and types of backgrounds. Work history includes increasing levels of responsibility and accountability. Must have demonstrated ability to keep strict confidence.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/bhark/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=106361

 

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MANAGING EDITOR

Ashley News Observer / Crossett

 

Summary:  The death of our managing editor has created an open position at the Ashley News Observer in Crossett. We seek a community newspaper editor or experienced reporter who is ready to move up. While we emphasize print, we seek a person well versed in the electronic world. Local news is not only our emphasis, it is our life. This position is well suited for a working ME who can report, edit, photograph, and design while representing the newspaper well in the community. Good benefits, great work environment, and opportunity await you.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume, clips, and a cover letter telling us why we need each other to:

 

Barney White, Publisher

bwhite@ashleynewsobserver.com

 

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MANAGING EDITOR

Banner-News / Magnolia

 

Summary:  The Banner-News of Magnolia is looking for a managing editor. The right candidate will have at least two years experience in daily newspapers, be familiar with Associated Press style, digital photography and have at least a working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop. The candidate will cover City Hall, school board and economic development, as well as a variety of night events.  Photography is required. Management of three reporters; page design of the daily newspaper; assigning and editing stories, and managing digital platforms (including web site and Facebook) are part of the duties of this position. Supervisory experience is preferred. The right candidate will have a bachelors degree in journalism or related  field.

 

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

 

Sue Silliman

ssilliman@camdenarknews.com

 

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MANAGING EDITOR / SENIOR EDITOR

New Business Services Unit

Winrock International / Little Rock

 

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 preferred) in relevant field such as English, journalism, communications or international development.  Minimum five years relevant and successful experience applying the skills/knowledge below, including editing of USAID and other donor proposals.

 

Preferred:  International experience strongly preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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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=100972

 

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MARKETING SPECIALIST

VCC Communications Marketing

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

Position Number:  50020126

Closing:  July 15

 

Summary:  The Marketing Specialist provides assistance in the development and

implementation of marketing projects and tactical initiatives in accordance with strategic objectives. Establishes and maintains a professional working relationship with marketing staff and all departments. Supports service-line marketing by helping to define target markets, assess customer needs and formulate marketing plans to meet those needs. Provides comprehensive marketing support and assistance with day-to-day activities. Assists in the development of project budgets, including contacting vendors to secure pricing information.  Drafts, edits and/or proofreads copy for a variety of marketing purposes. Collaborates with external/internal design and/or production firms on marketing projects.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, or related field plus two years of marketing experience. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word,

Excel and PowerPoint. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of graphic design standards and have excellent design, writing, organizational and communication skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030070

 

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MEDIA SPECIALIST

Director’s Office

Arkansas Department of Human Services / Little Rock

Position Number 22098668

Salary:  $30,713 – $52,167

Closing:  July 14

 

Summary:  The Media Specialist is responsible for researching, writing, and coordinating the distribution of news releases, articles, and other publications. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Researches, prepares, and edits articles, press releases, public notices, brochures, speeches, and fact sheets concerning agency activities. Designs and lays out publications, coordinates printing activities, and edits articles written by others for inclusion in agency newsletter or other publications. Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with representatives of community, employee, and public interest groups. Receives and responds to information requests from the media, web sites, conducts tours, and presents information to visitors concerning agency functions. Plans, organizes, and/or attends conferences, seminars, workshops, and press conferences. Maintains files of agency-related news articles, mailing lists, website updates, and directory listings. Represents the agency during crisis situations, at trade shows, and other community activities. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=503f758895623926ff440626a39b464d&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=104&jobid=84400

 

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MEMBERSHIP RECRUITER

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts of America / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  A key member of the Membership, Volunteer, Program Department, the Membership Recruiter (External) is responsible for developing and implementing recruitment strategies designed to raise awareness and generate interest in Girl Scouts, resulting in increased girl/adult membership in assigned geographic area; recruits volunteers; assists in developing and implementing plans for membership extension in all markets; represents and extends Girl Scouting in the community through presentations, collaborative efforts, and networking; and ensures the Girl Scout Program is visible and accessible within assigned geographic area.  The Membership Recruiter will infuse and model the Girl Scout Law into their everyday work to fulfill the mission of building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.

 

Description:  Establishes and maintains relationships with community organizations, educational institutions, corporations, faith-based organizations, and other community constituents.  Contacts regular and potential community partners to generate awareness of Girl Scouts and generate leads.  Plans and implements effective, lead generating, recruiting activities year-round.   Recruits volunteers to work with girls in a variety of settings using traditional and non-traditional means.  Develops and administers effective special short-term programs focused on recruitment of girls.  Provides information and interpretation of council and GSUSA policies and program to reinforce the role of Girl Scouting.  Works closely with the Membership Director to develop and administer membership team operating plan and budget to achieve the council’s objectives.  Ensures Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults by delivering the Girl Scout message of pluralism and diversity to members of the council and the community.  Works collaboratively with all Council departments to ensure council program and initiatives are successfully marketed to girl and adult membership.  Supports Council, regional, and functional efforts.  Other duties as necessary and when assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree, in related field preferred.  Demonstrated ability to assess lead generating opportunities within a community.  Experience building and leveraging relationships to generate quality leads.  Demonstrated customer service skills.  Strong community engagement experience.  Minimum three years experience in related position, and or volunteer role.

 

Preferred:  Experience in sales and/or customer service.  Knowledge of Girl Scout Program Emphasis and Delivery System.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org/?s=Employment

 

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MEMBERSHIP RECRUITER

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts of America / Little Rock

 

Summary:  A key member of the Membership, Volunteer, Program Department, the Membership Recruiter (Internal) is responsible for providing excellent customer service to potential new member leads, resulting in increased girl/adult membership in an assigned geographic area; supports newly recruited volunteers in the application process; assists in developing and planning of membership extension in all markets; and plays a key role in identifying and improving lead conversion techniques.  The Membership Recruiter will infuse and model the Girl Scout Law into their everyday work to fulfill the mission of building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.

 

Description:  Ability to convert new leads into members.   Sets challenging goals in customer service performance. Addresses and anticipates customer needs during the lead conversion process.  Develops new and innovative ways to improve the lead conversion process, both efficiency and effectiveness.  Works with new volunteer leads to guide them through the application and background check process.  Provides information and interpretation of council and GSUSA policies and program to reinforce the role of Girl Scouting.  Works closely with the Membership Director to develop and administer membership team operating plan and budget to achieve the council’s objectives.  Ensures Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults by delivering the Girl Scout message of pluralism and diversity to members of the council and the community.  Works collaboratively with all Council departments to ensure council program and initiatives are successfully marketed to girl and adult membership.  Supports Council, regional, and functional efforts.  Other duties as necessary and when assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s  degree in marketing, public relations, communications, or a related field preferred or at least three years knowledge and/or experience in a related field.  Demonstrated customer service skills.  Experience building and leveraging relationships to increase customer base.

 

Preferred:  Proficient in data entry and analysis.  Demonstrated experience in successful project management.  Knowledge of  Girl Scout Program Emphasis and Delivery Systems.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org/?s=Employment

 

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MEMBERSHIP RECRUITER

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts of America / Pine Bluff

 

Summary:  A key member of the Membership, Volunteer, Program Department, the Membership Recruiter (External) is responsible for developing and implementing recruitment strategies designed to raise awareness and generate interest in Girl Scouts, resulting in increased girl/adult membership in assigned geographic area; recruits volunteers; assists in developing and implementing plans for membership extension in all markets; represents and extends Girl Scouting in the community through presentations, collaborative efforts, and networking; and ensures the Girl Scout Program is visible and accessible within assigned geographic area.  The Membership Recruiter will infuse and model the Girl Scout Law into their everyday work to fulfill the mission of building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.

 

Description:  Establishes and maintains relationships with community organizations, educational institutions, corporations, faith-based organizations, and other community constituents.  Contacts regular and potential community partners to generate awareness of Girl Scouts and generate leads.  Plans and implements effective, lead generating, recruiting activities year-round.   Recruits volunteers to work with girls in a variety of settings using traditional and non-traditional means.  Develops and administers effective special short-term programs focused on recruitment of girls.  Provides information and interpretation of council and GSUSA policies and program to reinforce the role of Girl Scouting.  Works closely with the Membership Director to develop and administer membership team operating plan and budget to achieve the council’s objectives.  Ensures Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults by delivering the Girl Scout message of pluralism and diversity to members of the council and the community.  Works collaboratively with all Council departments to ensure council program and initiatives are successfully marketed to girl and adult membership.  Supports Council, regional, and functional efforts.  Other duties as necessary and when assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree, in related field preferred.  Demonstrated ability to assess lead generating opportunities within a community.  Experience building and leveraging relationships to generate quality leads.  Demonstrated customer service skills.  Strong community engagement experience.  Minimum three years experience in related position, and or volunteer role.

 

Preferred:  Experience in sales and/or customer service.  Knowledge of Girl Scout Program Emphasis and Delivery System.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org/?s=Employment

 

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MORNING SHOW ANCHOR

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Journalism and/or Mass Communication degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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MULTI-MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Media-Account-Executive/J3F6DS704RM2Y8C2DXN/

 

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MULTI-SKILLED JOURNALIST

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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NEWS DIRECTOR

KNWA

Nexstar Broadcasting Group / Fayetteville

Job ID:  2673

 

Summary:  The News Director leads and supervises all aspects of news, weather and sports programming production.

 

Description:  Manages all aspects of the news department (other than production.)  Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the News Department.  Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.  Develops news coverage strategy for the station and its website.  Critiques newscasts on a daily basis to correct errors, improve coverage and provide mentoring feedback to news staff.  Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met.  Ensures achievement of viewer rating goals.  Determines programming and evaluation of equipment needs to produce quality programming.  Responds to coverage questions.  Works with other senior station leaders to establish and reach station goals.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

 

Austin Kellerman,

Nexstar Regional Content Coordinator

akellerman@nexstar.tv

 

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/2673

 

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NEWS REPORTER

Arkansas Public Media

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

Position Number:  R98074

Closing:  July 15

 

Summary:  Arkansas Public Media (APM), a Regional Journalism Collaboration funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, seeks a reporter who will produce news stories for radio and online media within the targeted public interest areas of education, health care and energy. This position will be based in Little Rock at the project’s lead station, KUAR, and report news tailored to the focus of APM, following the editorial strategy established by the APM Editorial Board and directed by the APM Managing Editor. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Meeting regularly with the Arkansas Public Media (APM) Managing Editor and fellow reporters and project partners, either in person or remotely, to develop story ideas within the grant-directed topic areas of education, health care and energy in Arkansas.  Developing sources and expertise in content areas tailored to the focus and distribution strategy of APM.  Pitching story ideas to the APM Managing Editor.  Writing, producing and packaging stories for radio, web and other content according to the editorial strategy of APM.  Editing audio, still images and video on digital editing software.  Conducting interviews with news subjects in studio, on the phone or in person, which can be recorded for use in producing news stories or directly broadcast on the air and on the web. Interviews may also be broadcast live.  Posting news stories and other material to the APM web site, and linking the information through Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts.  Providing editorial assistance to other news reporters (full time and part time) and to student and community interns.  Serve as substitute editor and/or substitute assignment editor in absence of the APM Managing Editor, or to aid in periods of high workload.  Operate assigned equipment, including but not limited to audio recorders, digital cameras and computers  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

Preferred:  Two years experience reporting, working in a news environment or similar experience are preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5050

 

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OPERATIONS MARKET MANAGER

Bank of America / Little Rock

Job Number:  16031113

 

Summary:  Operation market managers (OMMs) drive customer service and manage risk in a designated geographical consumer market made up of approximately 25 financial centers. The OMM’s core responsibilities include owning customer experience and risk within a consumer market, building a customer-centric culture across financial centers, and collaborating with partners across the organization to achieve operational and performance excellence. OMMs are responsible for directly managing the financial center managers (FCMs) and report to the region operations executive (ROE.)

 

Description:  Risk & Operational Management – Understand the overall company strategy and translate it into local market tactics. Execute consistently through formalized management routines. Coach FCMs and provide feedback to improve individual and market performance. Coach CMs to identify risk and service opportunities for improvement by analyzing key performance indicators and inspecting associate behaviors. Collaborate with market leaders and business partners to leverage best practices and breakthrough strategies to exceed goals and drive process improvement. Conduct financial center visits and reviews to visibly manage/inspect processes and ensure customer and associate safety, as well as compliance with financial center objectives, policies, procedures and operations.  Customer Experience – Foster a customer-centric environment across all financial centers by holding associates accountable for delivering an exceptional and consistent customer experience. Ensure alignment of financial center resources to serve the core financial needs of customers and top clients. Partner with the market sales manager to deliver against our revenue strategy. Receive and handle customer escalations and ensure enterprise complaints tracking process is executed. Ensure associates are proficient in assisting and educating customers on how to conduct simple transactions using self-service technologies (for example, ATM, online and mobile capabilities); identify small business/commercial self-service opportunities. Talent Management – Lead and execute talent management process within the market for operational roles. Responsible for sourcing and hiring of FCM and financial center operations manager (FCOM) roles. Create coaching culture and develop individuals and teams to maximize performance. Manage and mitigate underperforming and declining results in the risk and customer experience space. Develop quality action plans and complete performance improvement process if appropriate for direct reports and hold FCMs accountable for the same.

 

Requirements:  Undergraduate degree, with experience in the following industries: consumer banking/financial services, mortgage, retail or hospitality.

Minimum of three years of senior level multi-unit retail management or regional/market banking management experience leading, managing, motivating and developing a team with a large span of control.  Proven results exceeding goals of managing areas of service, leadership and talent management in a customer-centric, results-driven environment.  Ability to drive behavioral changes and hold leaders accountable (in person and virtually.)  Ability to serve as customer advocate to resolve problems independently or escalate as needed with sense of urgency. Proven record of balancing risk and making sound decisions while achieving business goals. Demonstrated success in building networks across and outside of organizations. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to easily engage others in dialogue, convey sincere interest in building/deepening relationships, and demonstrate a commitment to providing personalized service. Compelling communication skills including verbal, non-verbal, written and presentation, and active listening skills. Strong organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple responsibilities, prioritize and delegate tasks. Strong financial and business acumen including experience in leading managers and interpreting financial reports to drive profitability. Ability to pass compliance requirements. Proficiency in computer skills and professional programs (for example, Microsoft Office.) Travel may be required for geographically dispersed markets.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.bankofamerica.com/job-detail/16031113/united-states/us/operations-market-manager

 

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PAGE DESIGNER

Sentinel-Record / Hot Springs

 

Summary:  The Sentinel-Record, a morning daily newspaper located in Hot Springs, has an immediate opening for a page designer in its newsroom.  Experience with Adobe InDesign is a must. Primary responsibilities will include the design of the sports section and wire pages. Benefits include health insurance, 401k, and profit sharing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume, cover letter and PDFs of work samples to:

 

Mark Gregory, Editor

thesentinelrecord@gmail.com

 

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PATRON RELATIONS COORDINATOR

Wildwood Park for the Arts / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  Bachelor degree in one of the following preferred: mass communications, journalism, technical writing, marketing, advertising or public relations.  Two or more years of experience in the field of marketing / advertising / public relations / mass communications or a related field.  Facility with Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, graphic design and publishing programs (e.g. Adobe products.)  Ability to operate under solid pressure and meet tight deadlines.  Passion for the arts, nature, arts education.

 

Preferred:  Experience with Constant Contact and WordPress.

 

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

 

Leslie Golden, Executive Director

leslie@wildwoodpark.org

 

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PHYSICIAN RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE

Baptist Health / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Serves as a representative of Baptist Health to physicians, businesses and community organizations in the state. Responsible for growing referrals while enhancing the relationships and loyalty of referring physicians as well as gain new business from those physicians not currently referring to Baptist Health. Work collaboratively with the director of marketing, senior management and service line managers to develop new sales and maintain existing clients. Work collaboratively with administration and staff at all BH hospital/system locations. Deliver sales presentations to potential clients. Report market intelligence and identify issues that are barriers to referrals and increased business.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or healthcare related field required. Three to five (3-5) years of combined experience in customer service, sales and marketing, preferably in a healthcare setting. Must demonstrate clear, concise communication skills, orally and in writing. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Work, Excel and PowerPoint). Working knowledge of sales and healthcare business environment. Must have a professional appearance, be highly self-motivated, with strong organization, planning and interactive skills and have the ability to work on several projects simultaneously. Must have a valid Arkansas Driver’s License and excellent driving record. Must have ability to operate a vehicle and travel to all accounts/facilities as required. Must be able to work independently and use good judgement according to established policy.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/bhark/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=106387

 

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PRESIDENT

Lyon College / Batesville

Closing:  September 23

 

Summary:  The Presidential Search Committee seeks a proven leader who is fully invested in the mission and value of a residential liberal arts college. Among other characteristics sought by the search committee are intellectual achievement; impeccable integrity; a record of successful leadership; fundraising and major campaign experience; demonstrable success in promoting diversity and inclusion; transparency and communication; well-developed fiscal and management skills; excellence in human relations; creative problem solving; and a positive, open, and affirming attitude which leads and inspires others. Candidates should have an earned doctorate, a comparable terminal degree, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Nominations, applications, and inquiries may be sent in complete confidence.  Application materials (to include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five references who will not be contacted without permission) must be electronically submitted to:  lyonpresident@academic-search.com.

 

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PRESIDENT

University of Central Arkansas (UCA) / Conway

Closing:  October 7

 

Summary:  The Board of Trustees of the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) is conducting a national search for the next President of the University of Central Arkansas. UCA aspires to be a premier learner-focused public comprehensive university, a nationally recognized leader for its continuous record of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, scholarly and creative endeavors, and engagement with local, national, and global communities.  The President is the Senior University Officer and will be a visionary leader who understands and appreciates the relationship the University has with the Conway community and the state of Arkansas. The preferred candidate will be a leader for higher education in the state and will have an understanding of the role and mission of a public comprehensive university. She / he will provide leadership and develop cooperative relationships with the University’s diverse constituencies including faculty, staff, students, alumni, community members, and Arkansas state policy makers.

 

Description:  The President reports directly to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for all operations of the University. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:  1) Stimulate confidence and conviction in the University’s stated vision for the future.  2) Convey an unwavering commitment to the students of the University of Central Arkansas and support their diversity of background and experiences.  3) Administer the financial operations and physical facilities of the University.  4) Work with and support the VP of Advancement in the identification, cultivation and securing of new donors and funding sources.  5) Build engagement and trust campus-wide through inclusive discourse and shared governance.  6) Act as a key legislative advocate for UCA.  7) Promote strong working relationships with the local and broader communities through collaboration and mutually beneficial initiatives.  8) Ensure a secure and safe learning environment.

 

Requirements:   An earned doctorate or appropriate terminal degree.  Proven transparent and collaborative leadership and significant administrative and budget management experience in a complex organization.  Broad managerial skills and experience; a proven record of sound fiscal acumen and decision making.  An understanding of higher education finance and demonstrated experience in fiscal planning and management.  Relationship driven leadership with a track-record of fundraising and donor cultivation. Unquestionable character and integrity.  Strong communication skills and a capacity to interact with a wide variety of vital University and Community constituents.  An understanding of the importance of the university’s role in the economic development of the state of Arkansas and the ability to align the assets of UCA to address those needs.  A visible presence at the state legislative level and a capacity to successfully advocate for the needs and interests of the University of Central Arkansas.  Commitment to academic values including a commitment to students and faculty, learning and research, and collaborative, shared governance.  Success in achieving ethnic, gender, and cultural diversity.  Familiarity with the strategic planning process and a proven capacity to provide visionary leadership in adapting a strategic plan to meet the ever changing needs of UCA and the greater UCA community.  Appreciation of and commitment to teaching, scholarly activities, and a distinguished administrative leadership record.  Passion for preparing students for productive and successful lives.  An understanding of and an appreciation for the role of athletics in the University setting, and the relationship between UCA, the NCAA and other institutions in Division I.  Deep appreciation for public higher education and the Central Arkansas community.  Capacity to promote international outreach and programs to further the development of students, faculty, staff, and build the reputation of UCA.  Demonstrated competencies utilizing new technologies to deliver educational services.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.parkersearch.com/current-opportunities/university-central-arkansas/president

 

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts of America / Little Rock

 

Summary:   The Program Director is accountable for the comprehensive design, management and implementation of plans to extend and deliver the Girl Scout Leadership Experience through the event, travel, and series pathways for Girl Scouts – Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. She/he is responsible for ensuring that these strategies and plans are consistent with the philosophy of Girl Scouting as a membership organization relying on the strength of voluntary leadership by adults.  The primary responsibility of the Program Director is to provide the vision and leadership necessary to support the core business strategy and mission to reach populations (geographic, racial, cultural, ethnic, etc.) that are underserved and to expand our program pathway options for new and existing Girl and Adult members.  The Program Director will infuse and model the Girl Scout Law into their everyday work to fulfill the mission of building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.

 

Description:  Accountable for reaching goal of girls served through identified Program Pathways.  Leads, manages, and supports the team of Program Specialists in developing collaborative relationships to ensure that campaigns reflect needs and regional or geographic realities.  Goes out of the way to fully understand the program challenges in general and develops strategies to overcome challenges.  Works closely with Chief Mission Delivery Officer to develop Program Pathways budget.  Works closely with Mission Delivery department directors to ensure that Girl Scout Program and Mission Delivery initiatives are successfully implemented.  Develops relationships and works across department lines to create collaborative approaches to increasing membership growth and retention in all membership pathways, including but not limited to, developing a volunteer structure to support the program function of the council.  Creates cross functional teams and other soft structure systems to encourage departments and individuals to work collaboratively, outside of normal reporting structures.  Develops appropriate Program Guidelines and procedures, in accordance with GSUSA Safety Activity Checkpoints, Volunteer Essentials, the GSLE and aligned to the strategic vision of GSDAOT.  Works with Program Specialists to develop collaborations with community, school, and religious organizations to provide increased program opportunities.  Works closely with External Relations Department to ensure that core themes and messages are delivered consistently to targeted audiences in a manner that is consistent with the GS Brand and meets the needs and expectations of specific audiences.  With Mission Delivery leadership, provides the necessary feedback and support to grant funded Council initiatives.  Works with staff to create patch programs and service opportunities for the members in our jurisdiction.  Obtains, analyzes, and reports statistical and narrative data required to meet council’s pluralism and participation goals.  Effectively represent organization to the community at large, strong leadership abilities.  Provides support to council fund development programs.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in Organizational Development, Public Administration or related area preferred or a bachelor’s degree with commensurate work experience acceptable.  Minimum of 5 years of directly relevant work experience, preferably in a nonprofit organization, demonstrating progressively increasing responsibility and accountability, as well as overall functional success.  Three to five (3-5) years prior experience (non-supervisory and supervisory) in a membership-based organization.

 

Preferred:  Experience in volunteer recruitment/management.  Conflict Management training.  Knowledge of Girl Scout Program Emphasis and Delivery Systems.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org/?s=Employment

 

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PROGRAMS SPECIALIST

Small Business & Tech Development Center

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

Position Number:  R98071

Closing:  July 29

 

Summary:  The Program Specialist in the Lead Center reports to the Training Manager and is responsible for the development and implementation of the UALR ASBTDC educational and outreach activities. The major functions of the position include, but are not limited to, development and implementation of educational programs, recruiting volunteer speakers, recruiting corporate and community partners, conducting outreach, instructing seminars and online learning, and marketing educational programs.

 

Description:  Develop, coordinate, and implement educational and outreach activities in ASBTDC assigned geographic territory or for an assigned project, in accordance with the guidelines and policies of the ASBTDC.  Provide direct delivery of small business training to owners, potential owners and employees, in accordance with the guidelines and policies of the ASBTDC.  Secure co-sponsorship arrangements by working with community organizations such as chambers, community colleges, and other appropriate private and public organizations.  Acquire both in-kind and financial contributions from private sector co-sponsors necessary to further UALR ASBTDC educational and outreach activities.  In collaboration with the Communications Coordinator, develop and implement marketing for UALR ASBTDC educational activities. This includes assisting in writing news releases and radio/newspaper advertising; posting on social media platforms; creating and distributing email marketing; and speaking to other groups.  Secure volunteer and staff speakers to instruct educational programs and works with them to develop their handout materials and multimedia presentations.  Secure meeting facilities, organizes and utilizes multimedia equipment, and oversees all reporting paperwork associated with UALR ASBTDC educational programs.  Conducts outreach within the entrepreneurial community.  Networking with minority business groups.  Assist with coordination and delivery of entrepreneurial training courses and events targeting minority businesses.  Coordinate and moderate ASBTDC webinars.  Assist in implementation of the ASBTDC marketing plan.  Represent the ASBTDC and his/her host institution as a public speaker to community groups, civic organizations, university classes, private sector partners, co-sponsors, and similar entities and represents the organization at various events, tradeshows, external committees and activities.  Complie with ASBTDC and SBA regulations in relation to event record keeping.  Work to contribute to ASBTDC goals and to increase the economic impact of the organization.  Participate in professional development according to the policies of the organization.  Other duties as assigned in order to accomplish the goals and mission of the organization.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with significant course work in business, marketing, public relations, professional and technical writing, communications, or related field.  Experience training or teaching adult learners; Experience coordinating events.  Experience marketing events using social media, image and design tools, video and email.  Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.  Skills necessary to conduct outreach with the minority business community and to engage with this target group.  Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.  Hold a valid driver’s license and have the ability to meet the requirements to operate a vehicle on state business.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree with significant course work in business, marketing, public relations, professional and technical writing, communications, or related field.  Small business experience.  Experience working with programs designed to assist small businesses at the federal, state, and local levels.  Experience using Adobe InDesign and Constant Contact.  Experience managing volunteers.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5070

 

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PUBLIC INFORMATION TECHNICIAN

Arkansas Department of Correction / Pine Bluff

Position Number:  2208-4116

Salary:  $26,531 – $45,064

Closing:  July 18

 

Summary:  The Public Information Technician is responsible for providing and reporting information to the public concerning various activities and events. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Conducts interviews with individuals to gather information for news articles and stories. Researches past publications and records to obtain pertinent information about subjects of articles and stories. Covers on-site events to report activities through articles and stories. Writes and proofreads news articles, feature stories, or hometown releases about campus activities, students, faculty or staff. Disseminates news releases to newspaper, radio, and television media. Gathers and reviews information collected from students, faculty, and staff for various publications. Determines content for publications and advises groups on format, layout, and design. Proofreads final product from printer and arranges for distribution of publications. Responds to requests for information by providing handouts and brochures, escorting visitors, making presentations, and narrating scripts. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of specialized training in journalism, public relations, or related field; plus one year of experience in journalism, public relations, or related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=503f758895623926ff440626a39b464d&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=101&jobid=84409

 

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PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER / PROJECT MANAGER

Thoma Thoma / Little Rock

 

Summary:  As established and recognized brand development and communications agency in Little Rock serving ambitious, growth-oriented clients throughout the mid-South and beyond, Thoma Thoma seeks an experienced and talented individual for Public Relations Manager/Project Manager, a mid-level position with tremendous growth opportunity.  The Public Relations Manager/Project Manager provides day-to-day support and implementation of public relations activities for clients and agency, and provides project management and client-interface support to the account service group.

 

Description:  Public Relations Manager – Interprets clients’ brand strategy into public relations plans and implements such plans through public relations and publicity efforts, by issuing press releases, organizing news conferences, and placing feature stories, technical articles or position papers, among other methods. Individually implements this work or delegates to team members as appropriate.  Provides oversight, direction, execution and quality control for all PR departmental activities – from planning to writing and placing news releases to writing copy for the Web/blogs/landing pages, newsletters and other media to event planning and coordination and other initiatives that may be developed.  Develops, nurtures and maintains relationships with offline and online media outlets to facilitate advantageous placement of articles and releases for agency’s clients.  Develops and executes annual Thoma public relations plan, in concert with managers responsible for marketing and sales plans.  Works hand-in-glove with media, creative and account services in order to deliver a unified, brand-centric message on behalf of each client. The PRM/PM meets regularly with account services team to coordinate and integrate the PR department’s work with the rest of the agency’s. Activities may include but not be limited to:  a) Provides AEs with weekly “thumbnail reports” of clients’ current activities, results and next steps. These are incorporated in AEs’ weekly notes to clients and are to be coordinated with AEs’ release dates; b) Obtains approval from AE/client for all public relations plans, implementation work, etc., that are to be presented to clients; and c) Informs AEs immediately of any potential client problems and works with AEs and others as necessary to solve proactively.  Maintains current technical skills related to public relations department functions. (For example: blogging, web-enabled videoconferencing, earned media tracking and measurement tools, media list resources, electronic media dissemination tools and key strategic allies for highly specialized services.)   Is familiar with and supports delivery of proprietary agency services such as The Media Coach Workshop™, The PR Navigator™, and others as defined.   Works with president and controller to establish and manage annual budget for acquisition of computer hardware and software, media lists or services (e.g. BusinessWire, Gebbie, Vocus, Cision, Mention, etc.) necessary for PR function.  Identifies and pursues new business opportunities from existing clients and participates in new business pitches and sales meetings when called upon.  Prepares regular status/activity report to all project and retainer clients. Writes and delivers periodic activity + results reports (monthly or quarterly per client agreement) to AEs.  Tracks and monetizes all print, TV and radio media coverage per client needs and contracts; clips or copies client-referenced media coverage. Incorporates into activity + results report (aka “media impact report”) to be distributed to client—at least annually and in some cases as often as quarterly.  Account Support/Project Manager – The PRM/PM supports Account Managers and principals in delivering all aspects of firm services to clients. The PRM/PM is responsible for seeing that deadline; quality and service expectations are met on all assigned accounts and projects. The PRM/PM follows the firm’s formalized processes for project development and service delivery, and helps ensure teammates are doing the same. This includes, but is not limited to:  a) Gathers and assembles background information and analyses focused on clients’ industries, competitors, media markets, and media outlets and contacts as needed by Account Managers in development of briefs, plans, etc.;  b) Is aware of client activities to provide back up should the Account Managers be unavailable.;  c) Provides input in planning stage as requested by Account Managers or Production Manager. Assists in mailings, word processing of final copy, meeting agendas, meeting notes, action items, proposals, correspondence and other materials relating to account service and makes ready for client presentations.;  d) Provides internal coordination and management of projects and deadlines such as: opening jobs internally and maintaining job jacket information as work progresses i.e. estimate approvals, creative briefs, change orders, client approval and any information that is imperative to a specific job.;  e) Handles paperwork and maintains files on all of the client’s activities, their competitors and the industry; maintains client correspondence file, approvals, copy, forms/documents, supplies for daily processing and tracking of account service work, etc.;  f) Proofreads and copy-edits manuscripts, layouts and web sites for accuracy, style and content. Is responsible for proofreading copy, artwork, bluelines and color keys; sees that all work completes the standard agency approval process before being reviewed by clients or turned over to suppliers.;  g) Maintains “Client Notebooks” for all assigned accounts, detailing past work and work-in-progress, and all pertinent information needed for accurate proofreading and meeting of client standards.;  and h) The PRM/PM may assume complete account service responsibilities including delivery of services for PR-focused clients. On such accounts, the PRM/PM oversees development and delivery of all services to the client—including but not limited to market research, strategic planning, marketing or advertising campaigns, public relations campaigns, and placement of media.

 

Requirements:  BA, BS, MA or MS degree in communications, marketing, public relations or related fields.  Three to five years experience in advertising, digital, public relations agency.  Proven track records and demonstrated body of work in the PR practice; demonstrated project management, teamwork and client service skills.  Excellent written and verbal communications, of course.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  To apply or inquire further about this position, please email or call office manager Diane Baxter, 501.664.5672 / diane@thomathoma.com.  For applications, please include a cover letter and attach resume.

 

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REDEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Salary:  $45,000 – $65,000 (Hiring/Entry)

Closing:  July 17

 

Summary:  Oversee the redevelopment and neighborhood revitalization program through property acquisition, land banking, project management and land disposal.

 

Description:  Researches and analyzes redevelopment and Land Bank programs to ensure compatibility, efficiency and financial feasibility. Ensures compliance with applicable regulations governing neighborhood and housing redevelopment, locally established policies, procedures, guidelines, and related activities. Researches ownership mortgages and other property records to initiate acquisition, quiet title, foreclosure and related legal activities required to obtain clear titles to properties. Conducts meetings as required with staff, contractors, homeowners, lenders, attorneys, bonding companies and other parties to settle disputes, ensures effective operation and completion of residential office and commercial developments. Attends Community Housing Advisory Board and Land Bank Commission meetings to present proposals and other information, answer questions, and research requested information. Reports acquired and disposed properties to Land Bank Commission and other related city departments. Drafts Land Bank program policies and procedures for review by the Land Bank Commission and Director of Housing and Neighborhood Programs.  Works with employees of the Neighborhood Programs and CDBG and Housing Divisions to complete housing, community development, and neighborhood revitalization projects.  Negotiates real estate transactions involving Land Bank acquisitions and the disposal of property; prepares deeds, contracts and other closing papers for real estate transactions; negotiates contracts for services for Land Bank activities; develops contracts or submits to the City Attorney’s office for development relating to Land Bank activities and services.  Conducts research and compiles information in coordination with the City Attorney and Director of Finance to resolve issues involving tax exempt status of City real estate property.  Maintains the Land Bank Commission website by posting and editing content and graphics.  Maintains current inventory of Land Bank properties on the Little Rock properties map.  Develops and implements marketing strategies for the transfer and development of Land Bank inventory; compiles information and develops information pamphlets, fact sheets, and related marketing materials to inform the public of Land Bank program activities and available properties.  Researches and assesses approximate values of properties and real estate proposed for acquisition by the Land Bank or donated to the Land Bank.  Develops description of work; performs site reviews and prepares cost estimates of Land Bank planned redevelopment proposals.  Participates in pre-construction conferences, application intakes, and walk-throughs; recommends and implements policy changes to improve Land Bank program operations.  Serves as an agent to show Land Bank property and real estate, which is for sale.  Reviews rehabilitation and new construction building plans, specifications, and building sites.  Monitors progress of projects by performing site visits of residential and commercial development.  Maintains hard copy and computer files and records, databases, and documents related to Land Bank property, departmental property and other related real estate.  Operates a computer with database, spreadsheet, and word processing software.  Operates a City pool automobile in the performance of essential job functions.

 

Requirements:  These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Urban Development, Public Administration or a related area; two (2) years of experience working with development, real estate management, or a related area to include legal acquisition of properties. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/littlerock/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1466223&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271%2E0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%2D1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND%5FKEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E

 

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR

Make-a-Wish Mid-South / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Regional Manager is responsible for achieving overall and individual fundraising goals in Arkansas.  The position supervises staff and volunteers involved in Development functions by providing leadership and support as well as providing leadership to the staff in the Arkansas field office.  The work includes the creation of the annual development plan and other fundraising strategies to achieve overall financial goals in Arkansas.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Minimum three years fund-raising, sales or account management experience.  Minimum three years management experience.

 

Preferred:  Proficient in Raiser’s Edge by Blackbaud and data management preferred.

 

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

 

Liz Nelson, President & CEO

Make-A-Wish Mid-South

midsouth@midsouth.wish.org

 

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REPORTER

Advance-Monticellonian / Monticello

 

Summary:  The Advance-Monticellonian in Southeast Arkansas is looking for an energetic, organized, proven reporter to join its newsroom. The ideal candidate must be a creative, solid writer; attentive to detail; and flexible enough to help with Web and design duties. Experience with photography, video and social networking are a plus. Knowing the people and having connections in Southeast Arkansas is also a bonus. There will also be opportunities to write for annual magazines and special sections. The pay is negotiable and based on abilities and experience.  Other benefits — like health insurance — are included.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  If you want to be part of an energetic, growing news enterprise and live in a beautiful part of Arkansas, send your resume and writing clips to:

 

Tom White, Publisher

publisher@monticellonews.net

 

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REPORTER

Madison County Record / Huntsville

 

Summary:  The Madison County Record in Huntsville is looking for a self-motivated reporter who can cover a variety of stories, from school board and council meetings to football games and feature stories. Qualifications include a degree in journalism or a related field, as well as a natural curiosity and a passion for the news. This position is full-time, with some nights and weekends required. Experience with photography and Adobe products is preferred, but not required.  The Record is a weekly newspaper based in Huntsville, a growing town located near the Ozark National Forest and just 30 minutes from Fayetteville.

 

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

 

Ellen Kreth, Publisher

ekreth@sbcglobal.net

 

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SECRETARY TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

North Little Rock School District / North Little Rock

Salary Range:  $27,982 – $43,816

 

Summary:  Performs a variety of administrative tasks for Elementary Administrative Director, some of which require advanced or specialized knowledge and skills, facilities, and inventory management, specialized recordkeeping and database management, and/or specified information-gathering projects and tasks. Coordinates meetings, program functions, and/or special events, as appropriate.

 

Description:  Provides and/or oversees support activities for the unit such as answering telephones, assisting and resolving problems and inquiries of visitors, review and control of incoming and outgoing correspondence, and follow-up on operational commitments.  Utilizes knowledge and understanding of operational processes to create, compose, and edit technical and/or administrative correspondence and documentation.  Performs a range of diverse administrative activities, serving as a central point of contact with other departments and external applicants in the resolution of a variety of day-to-day matters concerning the district.  Monitors, research, Arkansas Department of Education Commissioners Memos, Legislative educational concerns, testing, policies and procedures. State curriculum framework changes and textbook adoptions.  Researches information, compiles statistics, and gathers and computes various data; prepares special and/or one-time reports, summaries, or replies to inquiries.  Monitors, reconciles, and assists with fiscal administration for the unit, including but not limited to budgets, funding, grants, contracts, employment, travel, and/or purchasing.  Provides administrative assistance with faculty and/or staff searches, as appropriate, to include distribution of announcements, tracking employment applications; preparing applicant acknowledgements, and coordinating search documentation.  Schedules appointments and maintains calendars; schedules, coordinates and facilitates meetings, facilities usage, events, and/or travel arrangements, as required.  Establishes, updates, and maintains school information files and records; implements and maintains data management systems, as required.  Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://northlittlerock.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=653

 

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SENIOR DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Central Development Office

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

Position Number:  R97688

Closing:  July 28

 

Summary:  The Senior Director of Development in the Central Development Office (DOD/CO) will work on central office development initiatives and will answer directly to the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement. This position will develop and execute strategies for effective cultivation of prospects in a high-quality portfolio, will engage prospects in campus roles and programs of interest, and solicit and close gifts. Additionally, the DOD/CO will assist the Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development in the management of the UALR Foundation Fund Board of Directors.

 

Description:  Responsible for managing a major gift portfolio of approximately 150-175 donors and prospective donors, and designing successful cultivation and solicitation strategies for them.  Perform a minimum of four to five meaningful face-to-face visits weekly connected to the portfolio of donors and prospective donors.  Responsible for meeting monthly, quarterly, and annually fundraising goals.  Develops strong working relationships across the university, provides counsel and coordination for development efforts.  Accompanies senior university administrators, deans, department heads, faculty and / or volunteers on cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation calls.  Solicit annual gifts to the Chancellor’s Circle and cultivate major gifts from this cohort of donors.  Serve as the development director for priority academic programs and initiatives not assigned to college-based directors of development.  Assist college-based directors of development with specific fundraising initiatives and as needed with mini-campaign efforts in particular colleges.  Complete corporate/foundation grant requests on behalf of the University.  Assist the Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development in the management of the Foundation Fund Board of Directors and other committees as assigned.  Identify prospective donors through research, networking, referrals, and other means appropriate.  Prepare proposals, presentation, and resulting gift agreements.  Document meaningful contacts and goal statements in the donor management system.  Represent UALR at appropriate internal and external events.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

Preferred:  Five years in fundraising experience is preferred.  Comprehensive or Capital Campaign or Major Gift experience is highly desirable.  Experience with Advance or similar donor management software.  Understanding of large complex, decentralized public higher-education institutions.  Work with high self-imposed standards and discipline.  Familiarity of local, state, and regional business and philanthropic leadership.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5036

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR / FUNDRAISER

Baptist Health Foundation / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/bhark/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=106016

 

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SPORTS EDITOR

Ashley News Observer / Crossett

 

Summary:  The Ashley News Observer seeks a sports editor to cover local sports as well as do general assignment reporting.  Crossett is an active sports community where good sports coverage is appreciated.

 

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

 

Barney White, Publisher

bwhite@ashleynewsobserver.com

 

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SPORTS REPORTER

KNWA

Nexstar Broadcasting Group / Fayetteville

Job ID:  2668

 

Summary:  KARK, KNWA and KFTA in Little Rock and Fayetteville, Arkansas, are looking for a standout storyteller, broadcaster web and social media standout to join the Razorback Nation team, Arkansas’ Leader in Razorback coverage  We’re looking for someone who is passionate about covering the Arkansas Razorbacks and the SEC who also loves to tell memorable stories.  The Razorback Nation team desires to hire someone with strong photography skills, a passion for telling a great story and has shown the ability to be innovative with web and social media in the digital age.  We are also looking for someone who has the capability to handle live situations in the field and a desire to learn how to anchor in studio.  Above all, KARK, KNWA and KFTA are looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude.  A minimum of two years of sports photography and a year in reporting in a sports environment is preferred.  No beginners please.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

 

Austin Kellerman,

Nexstar Regional Content Coordinator

akellerman@nexstar.tv

 

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/2668

 

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STRATEGIC INITIATIVE & GRANTS COORDINATOR

Arkansas Tech University / Russellville

Closing:  July 19

 

Summary:  Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Sponsored Research, this position is responsible for being the primary point of contact for strategic initiatives and sponsored research. These duties include the daily facilitation of researching collaborative resources, introducing the principle partners of academia and industry, arranging for both tangible and nontangible resources to support grant initiatives, and facilitate collaborative opportunities between grant and strategic initiatives. Further responsibilities include researching grant and resource opportunities, consistently staying current on changing grant standards and proposal guidelines, working closely with faculty and staff to identify, organize and collect information for resource development projects, assisting others in the completion of federal, state, and local grant applications, and monitoring pending grant proposals.

 

Description:  Serve as the liaison between the Associate Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Sponsored Research and academic and industry representatives who are collaborating on joint grants or initiatives.  Serve as the primary writer of sponsored research grant opportunities when collaboration or faculty sponsorship is not initially available or absent.  Assist in all facets of searching, matching, researching, preparing and submitting proposals for sponsored research and programs.  Work closely with the Strategic Initiative and Grants Budget and Compliance Coordinator to include financial involvement and oversight in all strategic and sponsored research grants and initiatives.   Prepare and provide training as necessary to faculty and interested participants by informing them of the resources available through the Arkansas Tech University Office of Strategic Initiatives and Sponsored Research.  In collaboration with the Strategic Initiative and Grants Budget and Compliance Coordinator provide monthly status reports on all active grant activity to the Associate Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Sponsored Research.  Support the institution, faculties/deans, and their respective professional school directors in growth of the professional and institutional networks associated with faculties and schools with related research and grant opportunities.  Assist the Associate Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Sponsored Research in strategic initiatives and provide collaborative support to all Arkansas Tech University strategic initiatives.  Provide support in other Office of Strategic Initiatives and Sponsored Research activities as needed and directed by the Associate Vice President Strategic Initiatives and Sponsored Research.

 

Requirements:  Master Degree from an accredited University.  Experience in coordination and collaboration of meetings and activities in a multi-campus environment.  Three years experience in federal and state regulatory compliance relevant to an educational environment, including experience with Institutional Review Boards (IRB) and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUC.)  Experience in supporting strategic initiatives.

 

Preferred:  Grant writing experience, research experience, an understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants, familiarity with public and private funding sources, general knowledge of proposal guidelines, and experience collaborating with multi-sites and organizations.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=38

 

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VICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAMMING

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  The Vice President of Programming oversees programming at WAC and is part of the executive team reporting to the President/CEO. Direct reports to the VP of Programming include the Director of Programming, Programming Coordinator, Jazz Curator and Visual Art/Exhibit Curator. The artist fee budget for WAC programming in FY16 was $3.3 million.  The ideal candidate will have a desire to be a part of a vibrant and fast growing community and organization. The successful candidate will be optimistic, creative, highly organized, intellectually curious and a skilled communicator. She/he will be assertive and confident and excel at teamwork, collaboration and conflict management. An appreciation of the values, history and traditions of the arts in America and Northwest Arkansas is desired. The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to be part of the Executive Team to set strategic goals and work collaboratively in a trust based leadership model to deliver on the promise and potential of the organization.

 

Description:  In collaboration with the President/CEO, set the overall vision and direction for artistic programming at WAC.  Research, conceptualize and deliver a curated, interdisciplinary, multi-genre season that fulfils WAC’s vision and mission including all concerts and festivals.  Network and partner with national and international presenters, cultural organizations, and artist managers with a view to present, collaborate, commission and exchange.  Understand WAC’s audience needs and desires.  Serve as WAC’s artistic liaison as appropriate and interact positively with a diverse patron base, key stakeholders, board members and staff.  Maintain and build relationships with colleagues, foundations and other such organizations strategic to the artistic and financial health of WAC.  Oversee the visual arts program including any curatorial staff and exhibits.  Aid with the preparation of WAC’s annual budget and development plan with direct accountability for annual program department budgets to include: Performance, Education and Visual Arts.  Collaborate to overall success of WAC by advising, contributing and making recommendations to other departments to help maximize WAC’s reach, profile and revenue.  Lead program department emphasizing teamwork, creative thinking and fiscal responsibility. Research and understand artists and trends in the presenting field, attend conferences and performances for potential programs.  Represent WAC in contractual negotiations with artist, booking agents and special projects as directed by CEO.  Review, amend and draft contracts with artists, managers, agents, promoters and producers for accuracy of deal terms.  Serve as “second set of eyes” on artist-performance agreements as needed.  Participate in management responsibilities that include attending meetings and financial settlements as well as be signatory as needed/necessary.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in arts/business administration, liberal arts required; a Master’s degree or an MBA would be preferred.  Seven-plus years of successful senior management experience in any of the following: arts organization, booking organization, program development, artist management or arts education.  Demonstrated success as an arts producer, presenter or manager.  Extensive booking experience with a large budget organization or company.  Extensive knowledge and first-hand experience in the performing arts; broad knowledge and appreciation of broad range of disciplines, in both national and international platforms. An understanding of the visual arts.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Clear track record of collaborative management style.  Demonstrable budget, employee management, contract and other business skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://waltonartscenter.org/vice-president-of-programming/

 

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VIDEO PRODUCER

Pryor Center of Arkansas Oral & Visual History

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Posting Number:  NC466P

Closing:  July 22

 

Summary:  The Video Producer provides professional and technical support for The David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History with the goal of strengthening a significant program to collect and preserve the oral and visual heritage of the state of Arkansas. The Video Producer will be responsible for recording interviews and editing programs for the Pryor Center. This will include, but will not be limited to, participating in audio and video recording sessions and events which may require travel; editing projects, interviews, and programs using Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Pro X; operating the audio/video studio control room; and assisting the Pryor Center SAN network administrator in maintaining the digital video archive and up-to-date database of all audio/video materials. The Video Producer will recommend software and hardware upgrades and ideas for refining post-production processes and will assist with the completion and distribution of finished products and the development of distribution templates and processes.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism, media, or film production.  At least two years of experience producing/directing/recording/editing field event productions.

 

Preferred:  Degree in broadcast journalism or radio/television/film (editing and graphic-creation specific.)  Extensive post-production experience with Final Cut Pro 7, Final Cut Pro X, and Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Bridge.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/14974

 

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WEB MARKETER / ANALYST

Office of Communications

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

Position Number:  R97289

Closing:  July 29

 

Summary:  The Web Marketer/Analyst is responsible for developing concepts, scheduling, tracking, analyzing, and adjusting web marketing campaigns to meet the strategic needs of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. This position also is responsible for collecting audience data, tracking trends, and making recommendations for the university’s online platforms. The web marketer/analyst plays an integral role in design, content, and online usability initiatives and in measuring the effectiveness of those efforts. The person who fills this position will work with the university’s communications and marketing team but also will collaborate with partners throughout campus. The position functions under the direct supervision of the associate director of news and web content and may exercise functional supervision. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Designing and delivering analytics reports that provide insights for better decision making at all levels of the university.  Planning, scheduling, tracking and tweaking digital marketing campaigns both with the Office of Communications and Marketing and with campus partners .  Using analytics-driven insight to reach digital marketing campaign goals while staying within budget.  Establishing strong working relationships within the department and on campus.  Helping to create aggressive but reachable benchmarks and tracking meaningful metrics.  Presenting data to non-technical audiences and making analytics-based recommendations.  Producing analytics-related reports and dashboards .  Training campus employees in the use of analytics-related tools.  Meeting as part of a team with campus partners to assess their goals and needs for online marketing campaigns.  Creating both manual and automated reports.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in information science, marketing, math, business or a related field; Experience and proficiency in analytics tracking and reporting tools such as Google Analytics; Experience in running successful social media, pay-per-click, and other digital ad placement campaigns.

 

Preferred:  Minimum two years of digital marketing experience. Google Analytics certification.  Experience with marketing through platforms such as Google, Bing, Facebook, and Twitter. Demonstrated proficiency in search engine optimization (SEO) analysis and techniques. Experience with content management platforms such as WordPress. Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5090

 

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WEEKEND ANCHOR / MULTI-SKILLED JOURNALIST

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Two to three years experience preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Weekend-Anchor-MSJ/J3H10R6MTN736NR35X1/

 

Thoma Thoma Seeks PR Manager/Project Manager

Thoma Thoma is an established and recognized brand development and communications agency in Little Rock serving ambitious, growth-oriented clients throughout the mid-South and beyond. Thoma seeks an experienced and talented individual for Public Relations Manager/Project Manager–a mid-level position with tremendous growth opportunity.

 

The Public Relations Manager/Project Manager provides day-to-day support and implementation of public relations activities for clients and agency, and provides project management and client-interface support to the account service group. Duties:

 

Public Relations Manager

*  Interprets clients’ brand strategy into public relations plans and implements such plans through public relations and publicity efforts, by issuing press releases, organizing news conferences, and placing feature stories, technical articles or position papers, among other methods. Individually implements this work or delegates to team members as appropriate.

*  Provides oversight, direction, execution and quality control for all PR departmental activities – from planning to writing and placing news releases to writing copy for the Web/blogs/landing pages, newsletters and other media to event planning and coordination and other initiatives that may be developed.

*  Develops, nurtures and maintains relationships with offline and online media outlets to facilitate advantageous placement of articles and releases for agency’s clients.

*  Develops and executes annual Thoma public relations plan, in concert with managers responsible for marketing and sales plans.

*  Works hand-in-glove with media, creative and account services in order to deliver a unified, brand-centric message on behalf of each client. The PRM/PM meets regularly with account services team to coordinate and integrate the PR department’s work with the rest of the agency’s. Activities may include but not be limited to:

*  Provides AEs with weekly “thumbnail reports” of clients’ current activities, results and next steps. These are incorporated in AEs’ weekly notes to clients and are to be coordinated with AEs’ release dates.

*  Obtains approval from AE/client for all public relations plans, implementation work, etc., that are to be presented to clients.

*  Informs AEs immediately of any potential client problems and works with AEs and others as necessary to solve proactively.

*  Maintains current technical skills related to public relations department functions. (For example: blogging, web-enabled videoconferencing, earned media tracking and measurement tools, media list resources, electronic media dissemination tools and key strategic allies for highly specialized services.)

*  Is familiar with and supports delivery of proprietary agency services such as The Media Coach Workshop™, The PR Navigator™, and others as defined.

*  Works with president and controller to establish and manage annual budget for acquisition of computer hardware and software, media lists or services (e.g. BusinessWire, Gebbie, Vocus, Cision, Mention, etc.) necessary for PR function.

*  Identifies and pursues new business opportunities from existing clients and participates in new business pitches and sales meetings when called upon.

*  Prepares regular status/activity report to all project and retainer clients. Writes and delivers periodic activity + results reports (monthly or quarterly per client agreement) to AEs.

*  Tracks and monetizes all print, TV and radio media coverage per client needs and contracts; clips or copies client-referenced media coverage. Incorporates into activity + results report (aka “media impact report”) to be distributed to client—at least annually and in some cases as often as quarterly.

 

Account Support/Project Manager

The PRM/PM supports Account Managers and principals in delivering all aspects of firm services to clients. The PRM/PM is responsible for seeing that deadline; quality and service expectations are met on all assigned accounts and projects. The PRM/PM follows the firm’s formalized processes for project development and service delivery, and helps ensure teammates are doing the same. This includes, but is not limited to:

 

*  Gathers and assembles background information and analyses focused on clients’ industries, competitors, media markets, and media outlets and contacts as needed by Account Managers in development of briefs, plans, etc.

*  Is aware of client activities to provide back up should the Account Managers be unavailable.

*  Provides input in planning stage as requested by Account Managers or Production Manager. Assists in mailings, word processing of final copy, meeting agendas, meeting notes, action items, proposals, correspondence and other materials relating to account service and makes ready for client presentations.

*  Provides internal coordination and management of projects and deadlines such as: opening jobs internally and maintaining job jacket information as work progresses i.e. estimate approvals, creative briefs, change orders, client approval and any information that is imperative to a specific job.

*  Handles paperwork and maintains files on all of the client’s activities, their competitors and the industry; maintains client correspondence file, approvals, copy, forms/documents, supplies for daily processing and tracking of account service work, etc.

*  Proofreads and copy-edits manuscripts, layouts and web sites for accuracy, style and content. Is responsible for proofreading copy, artwork, bluelines and color keys; sees that all work completes the standard agency approval process before being reviewed by clients or turned over to suppliers.

*  Maintains “Client Notebooks” for all assigned accounts, detailing past work and work-in-progress, and all pertinent information needed for accurate proofreading and meeting of client standards.

*  The PRM/PM may assume complete account service responsibilities including delivery of services for PR-focused clients. On such accounts, the PRM/PM oversees development and delivery of all services to the client—including but not limited to market research, strategic planning, marketing or advertising campaigns, public relations campaigns, and placement of media.

 

Qualifications

 

The successful candidate should meet the following criteria:

* B.A., B.S., M.A. or M.S. degree in communications, marketing, public relations or related fields

* Three to five years experience in advertising, digital, public relations agency

* Proven track records and demonstrated body of work in the PR practice; demonstrated project management, teamwork and client service skills

* Excellent written and verbal communications, of course.!

 

 

Application/Inquiries

To apply or inquire further about this position, please email or call office manager Diane Baxter: 501.664.5672 or diane@thomathoma.com. For applications, please include a cover letter and attach resume.

 

All Kinda Job Opportunities – 06/27/16

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2016-5276

 

Summary:  KAIT-TV is seeking a dynamic, intelligent, creative and energetic team player to join our sales force in a vibrant, growing market in NE Arkansas. Experience in media sales or a related field is a plus, but not required.  The winning candidate will be expected to achieve budget goals, service existing accounts, develop new business and implement advertising solutions for our clients utilizing all of our available platforms.  Candidates should possess good marketing instincts, along with excellent communication and closing skills. College degree in business, sales or marketing preferred. Great income potential and benefits package.  If you have what it takes to be the newest member of the KAIT sales team in Region 8, and thrive in a fast-paced, highly competitive environment, where hard work and excellence is rewarded, please apply online and attach resume.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5276/account-executive/job

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  1516

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/865442/Account-Executive/

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (part-time)

Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant. The ideal candidate will work 15 hours a week: three days a week including Fridays. Requires general office skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and database programs.  Candidate is required to have 5-plus years of experience. Salary based on experience ($11-$14/hr.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Send cover letter, resume, and references to:  cneal@aradvocates.org.

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO CHIEF SERVICE OFFICER

Love Your School Childhood Obesity Program

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Closing:  July 12

 

Summary:  Provide administrative and clerical support to the Chief Service Officer and the Love Your School Childhood Obesity Program.

 

Description:  Drafts and types various correspondence, confidential materials, memoranda and various reports for the Chief Service Officer (CSO) and other employees as directed. Schedules meetings and maintains an appointment calendar for CSO and other staff as assigned; notifies appropriate individuals of meetings called by CSO; coordinates special events and other activities within the Department. Enters payroll information into the financial/accounting computer system for assigned personnel; prepares and submits employee status change forms and enters requests for personnel in the online applicant tracking system. Answers questions from callers and visitors; provides information regarding Love Your School Program operations and related procedures to appropriate personnel. Maintains an inventory of office supplies; places orders. Makes travel arrangements for assigned personnel as required; receives, reconciles, and processes all travel related documentation and submits to Department of Finance; ensures compliance with the Department of Finance travel policies and procedures. Schedules and secures meeting rooms for various meetings; prepares and mails meeting notices including making catering and other arrangements; attends meetings to provide staff support by writing, transcribing and distributing minutes to appropriate individuals and to note items requiring further attention. Provides assistance to the Chief Service Officer with the budget and contract processes; answers questions and provides information regarding the Departmental budget and purchasing issues. Monitors status of special staff assignments, projects, reports, and notifies appropriate individuals to ensure completion; briefs the CSO regarding daily administrative functions and calls attention to non-routine matters. Prepares copies and distributes contracts to appropriate organizations and personnel; coordinates mass mailings of Request for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Qualifications (RFQs), invitations, announcements and change notices as assigned. Provides assistance with all current and prospective AmeriCorps Program(s) participants to include processing new hires through the AmeriCorps online applicant tracking system; participates and ensures new hire orientation files are completed thoroughly and accurately and resolves payroll issues for summer employees. Establishes and maintains hard copy and electronic filing and record-keeping systems of Love Your School Program correspondence, personnel files, reports, activities, programs, projects, legal opinions, and materials. Conducts special surveys and research on assigned topics relating to specific Love Your School Program activities, operations, policies, procedures, and programs; compiles information and prepares reports of findings. Directs and monitors the work activities and provides lead worker supervision to assigned part-time and contracted staffing agency personnel. Maintains and updates the Love Your School Program policy and procedure manual; ensures distribution to all Love Your School Program personnel. Provides assistance to Love Your School Program personnel with computer software and hardware installations and upgrades; assists in the maintenance, replacement, and purchase of office equipment (i.e. scanners, printers, fax machines); investigates and resolves software and hardware issues. Serves as Love Your School Program liaison for all equipment repair requests and office maintenance projects; notifies Department of Fleet Services of vehicle maintenance issues; contacts vendors and Building Services Division to schedule maintenance and repairs. Operates a computer with database, spreadsheet, and word processing software to generate correspondence, memoranda, and reports in the performance of essential job functions. Operates a City pool automobile in the performance of essential job functions.

 

Requirements:  These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through the completion of two (2) years of college coursework in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related area, two (2) years of administrative experience, and one (1) year of supervisory experience.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/littlerock/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1452814&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271%2E0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%2D1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND%5FKEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR

Thea Foundation / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Thea Foundation, a North Little Rock-based nonprofit that advocates the importance of the arts among youth, currently seeks an Administrative Coordinator to support Thea operations in the form of event organization and office management. The Administrative Coordinator should demonstrate professional communications skills in coordinating various individuals, artists, and committees and their schedules to meet the needs of Thea initiatives as the Executive Director sees necessary. In addition, the Administrative Coordinator will enjoy the perks of working in a fun, creative and fresh environment in one of central Arkansas’s most up-and-coming neighborhoods, the Argenta Arts District.  This is a full-time salaried position.

 

Description:  Coordinate incoming calls, receive visitors.  Coordinate incoming and outgoing mail and packages.  Maintain contact databases and backup data on office computers.  Provide input and typing support.  Provide gallery support (setup, take down.)  Recruit, organize and apply volunteers to Thea needs.  Participate in after hour events (e.g. Art Department, Paves the Way, Governor’s Culinary Challenge.)  Coordinate and maintain calendar of events and dispersal of information for the benefit of the fundraisers, events (e.g. Art Department, Paves the Way, Into the Blue, etc.)  Run errands and update office supplies.

 

Requirements:  Associate or Bachelor degree in a related field, or demonstrated equivalent experience.  Minimum of three years experience in an administrative position, preferably in a not-for-profit office.  Proficiency in MAC OS.  Excellent verbal and written communications skills.  Ability to organize and prioritize work.  Ability to work independently with little supervision.  Excellent interpersonal skills.

 

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

 

Paul Leopoulos, Executive Director

paul@theafoundation.org

(and copy – Nick Leopoulos, nick@theafoundation.org)

 

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ADVERTISING SALES CONSULTANT

Leader Publishing / Jacksonville

 

Summary:  The Leader newspaper in North Pulaski County – covering Sherwood, Jacksonville and Cabot –  is looking for a newspaper advertising consultant. We offer base salary plus uncapped commis- sion. If you are a sales professional and have outstanding communications skills in person and over the phone.

 

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

 

John Henderson, General Manager

johnhenderson@arkansasleader.com

 

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ALUMNI & DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE / COORDINATOR

Bowen School of Law

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

Position Number:  R97424

Closing:  July 22

 

Summary:  The Alumni and Development Associate works closely with and under the supervision of the Assistant Dean for External Relations of the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:   Special event planning and execution.  Coordinate fall and spring graduation for the law school.  Meeting Planner for Dean’s Advisory Council, Alumni Board Meetings and Alumni Association Annual Meeting.  Recruit and coordinates student phone-a-thons for the alumni/development office.  Solicit annual fund donors and processes donations for deposit.  Manage the alumni/development office’s social media presence, including, but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.  Manage the alumni/development communications outreach to ensure timely dissemination of information, events, and activities to students, faculty, staff and outside constituents. Includes writing alumni newsletter.  Manage the update of the alumni/development website.  Research various sources to validate alumni/donor information.  Research grant opportunities.  Compile and analyze alumni and development reports including ad hoc requests from dean’s office for alumni and development data.  Manage alumni database.  Manage the budgets for alumni, development and graduation.  Provide administrative support for the Assistant Dean for External Relations.  Some evening and weekend work will be required.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

Preferred:  Fundraising/development background is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5013

 

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ARCHIVAL ASSISTANT

Arkansas State Archives

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22091316

Salary:  $27,858 – $47,317

Closing:  June 24

 

Summary:  The Archival Assistant is responsible for the processing and maintaining of archival items and collections. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Receives archival items and determines physical condition and historical significance. Categorizes items and arranges into chronological, alphabetical, or numerical order. Places items in folders or boxes and stores on shelves by classification. Prepares and maintains inventory listing on each item processed. Researches various sources to obtain needed information about items or collections, such as the identity of person or persons contained in collection. Writes bibliographic sketches to include in collection index. Assists patrons by pulling materials, giving tours, and providing reference service. Responds to specific inquires or requests by conducting searches, making referrals, and/or compiling needed materials. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of specialized training in library science, history or related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=9d9a5c0d67a261b8f5931072a9cc9b7b&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=83927

 

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ARCHIVAL TECHNICIAN

Arkansas State Archives

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22091313

Salary:  $19,798 – $31,525

Closing:  June 24

 

Summary:  The Archival Technician works under direct supervision and is responsible for preparing and processing archival and historical materials for microfilming. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Prepares archival and historical materials for microfilming. Processes and proofs microfilm, documents microfilming activities, compiles data, and prepares required activity reports. Records receipt of current and purchased newspapers on microfilm and any other archival or historical materials into database. Arranges microfilmed newspapers for recycling and prepares records for retention and off-site storage. Prepares and mail requests for missing and/or damaged newspapers. Responds to customers by mail and sends requested duplicated materials. Maintains inventory of supplies and orders supplies as needed. Provides technical customer service support to other departments, staff, and the general public. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=9d9a5c0d67a261b8f5931072a9cc9b7b&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=83928

 

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ART DIRECTOR / DESIGNER

NLC Products / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We are currently seeking an individual to conceptualize, design and execute graphic design for one or more of the company’s five national mail order catalogs, their websites, social media sites and other digital needs. The candidate should have a minimum of three years design experience.  This position is responsible for the concept and creation of online and printed materials for one or more of the company’s brands. Design and assist in creating branding, catalog design, print advertising, digital marketing assets (email, online banner campaigns, enewsletters, ecatalogs, etc.) and websites. Oversees entire process of design, including concept, creation, photo shoots and production.

 

Description:   Work with creative team, copywriter and inhouse photographer to concept on catalog design for one or more of the company’s brand sales and marketing assets.  Create a rough layout using hand sketches or computers.  Work with company executives to achieve their vision.  Negotiate scope and fees of project.  Approve final drafts.  Use outside resources (printer) to produce final version of design.  Touch up and correct design if needed.  Scale photographs and illustrations to the proper size and decide on the typeface.  Storyboard action and dialogue of new ideas for marketing.  Work with printers to handle budget and technical details.  Collaborate with marketing team.

 

Requirements:  Minimum of an associates degree in advertising, communication design, or visual arts; Bachelor degree is preferred.  Minimum of 3+ years design experience is required.  Must possess exceptional computer skills. Macintosh operating platform a must. PC knowledge a plus. Knowledge of the following software applications is required, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop.  Demonstrated ability to think creatively and provide marketable solutions in conceiving, developing, and producing tactics.  Strong design, print and production experience is a must.  Directing photo shoot is a must.  Team player.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Mimi San Pedro

msanpedro@nlcproducts.com

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR / MARKETING & FAN ENGAGEMENT

Athletics

Arkansas State University / Jonesboro

Position Number:  A00084

Closing:  June 24

 

Summary:  Arkansas State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. In pursuit of this commitment, Arkansas State University-Jonesboro, a Football Bowl Subdivision member of the Sun Belt Conference that sponsors 16 sports, seeks applicants for a Marketing Coordinator. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the development and implementation of the marketing and promotions plans to increase ticket sales, game attendance and fan experience for Women’s Basketball and Baseball.

 

Description:   Develop and implement marketing and promotions plans to increase ticket sales, game attendance and fan experience for Women’s Basketball and Baseball.  Coordinate collateral production with graphics design personnel as part of the athletics programs marketing plans previously listed.  Assist the Assistant AD for Marketing & Fan Engagement with the planning, coordination and implementation of Football and some Men’s Basketball game day activities and promotions.  Identify new and innovative programs that will engage new and existing fans and students, resulting in the best fan experience in the Sun Belt Conference.  Position may require some licensing responsibilities.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, sports management or a business-related field is required. One to two (1-2) years previous experience in athletic marketing and sales. Excellent written and verbal communication; attention to detail; professional, self-starter who takes initiative; flexibility and willingness to work evenings, weekends and holidays; ability to meet deadlines and prioritize multiple responsibilities; and ability to efficiently operate essential Microsoft Office software.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ARKASTAT2&cws=1&rid=10789

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR / PUBLIC WORKS

City of Maumelle / Maumelle

 

Summary:  The City of Maumelle is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director of Public Work. This position reports directly to the Director of Public Works. The general purpose of the position involves the responsibility for a portion of bookkeeping and reporting of fiscal activity as well as personnel documentation, equipment documentation, etc.  This position supervises all areas of Public Works. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the City’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

Description:  Record employee timesheets and turn into Personnel for payroll, record employee absenteeism and other employee information, prepare monthly fuel reports, daily work logs and purchase orders, assist Director with creating and sending letters outside the department, and creating signs and banners, assist Director in preparing annual budget documents, prepare quarterly reports to be submitted to ADEQ, ensure Solid Waste Licensed Operators keep their licenses updated yearly, monitor the Transfer Station; inspect loads when necessary, prepare receipts, balance money, schedule city-wide cleanups, including coordinating with Pulaski County, advertisement, preparing reports and necessary info., supervise one employee directly, instruct others in job duties when other supervisors are not available, oversee scheduling of vehicle and equipment maintenance city-wide, oversee billing information to accounting that deals with trash carts, yard waste, and solid waste pickups, ensure customers are satisfied with Sanitation or grounds keeping services and handle daily complaints as they arise, contact vendors for product pricing or availability, ensure purchasing policy is followed by employees within the Department, order janitorial supplies, misc. office supplies, safety materials, safety supplies, safety gear, and gas and diesel fuel as needed, oversee recording of department invoices for payment purposes, assign fuel cards to other departments to ensure the can fuel their vehicles and equipment, answer multi-line phones and other clerical duties, respond to emails within city departments as well as the public, prepare reports for street overlay information, schedule inspections for Street Maintenance Supervisor and complete other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Applicants must possess a minimum of a College’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two year college or technical school; and/or three (3) years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience; and three (3) years managerial experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR / COMMUNITY RELATIONS

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  The Associate Director, Community Relations is a key member of University Communications leadership team. Working with the Chief Communications Officer, the Associate Director plans and coordinates community relations and media relations activities using UC resources and platforms. The Associate Director provides direct oversight to the Events Office.

 

Description:  Together with the CCO, develops and implements a comprehensive public relations plan for increased positive news coverage and promotion of University.  Develops and implements plan to send press releases to students’ hometown newspapers to announce academic, sports, and ministry involvement and achievement.  Works with the CCO to develop an internal communications plan (students, faculty, staff and administration.)  Compiles, writes and edits weekly faculty/staff e-newsletter, Weekly Beat.  Collects and maintains University statistics (enrollment, financial aid, academic) for external uses. Creates, oversees and maintains University information/statistic listings for independent sources, both electronic and print.  Serves on the campus Crisis Response Team.  Develops and implements PR plans for internal JBU clients.  Works to develop new opportunities for promoting JBU, especially with earned media.  Purchases and manages JBU UC promotional supplies.  Oversees the Events Office, providing support and guidance to the Coordinator of University Events.  Creates invoices and processes billing for internal UC clients.  Works with the CCO to develop and implement metrics reporting for all UC team activity.  Represent JBU at community functions as needed.  Provides creative input to University Communication team projects.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, English or related fields is required.  Two years of professional experience writing in a marketing/communication environment required; two years of professional experience in event management or similar position desired.  Knowledge of the best practices of local and national media, and how to pitch stories.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including editing skills, interpersonal skills and ability to adapt writing styles to different audiences/constituencies.  Capacity to manage multiple projects.

 

Preferred:  Masters Degree preferred.  Two years of professional experience managing people strongly preferred, especially management of team-based marketing/communications.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Horton’s Orthotic Lab / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Family owned medical facility with five locations has a business development opening based out of Little Rock. This person will call on doctor’s offices, physical therapy clinics, hospitals etc. Salary based on experience no commission.  Must be a people person, professional, willing to learn new things.  Experience in Microsoft Windows and related Office applications required.  Ability to think strategically, analytically, and creatively.  Demonstrates effective time management and organization skills.  Able to manage several projects at a time.  Willingness and ability to change priorities on a short time frame.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors degree in Marketing or Business.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Email resume to:  info@hortonsoandp.com.

 

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER I

Simmons First / Little Rock

Req. Number:  16-0214

 

Summary:  Business Development Officers are responsible for soliciting new business to the bank with a focus on Equipment Finance and Leasing.

 

Description:  Solicit new commercial relationships for the bank.  Participate in and represent Simmons Bank at various professional trade events, associations and, civic, and community activities.  Prepare proposals for prospective customers.  Make cold calls to prospective customers, generate prospect lists, and cultivate referral sources.  Ensure that all departmental documents and activities are performed in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures as applicable to this position, including completion of required compliance training.  Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Requirements:  College degree or four year experience in equipment finance business development.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://rn11.ultipro.com/SIM1002/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*80167165AEB09A78

 

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BUSINESS PROCESS IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM MANAGER

Southwest Power Pool / Little Rock

Job Code:  16-061

 

Summary:  The Business Process Improvement (BPI) Program Manager is responsible for providing essential support for enterprise-wide adoption and deployment of BPI practices, anchored by Lean business thinking. As a Lean subject matter expert, this catalyst for change will mentor Performance Excellence leaders and teams and will help empower all employees to embrace a continuous improvement mindset and related strategies and tactics. This position is self-directed and independently performs assignments with general guidance from the Director.  Approval is required for all expenses.  This position requires minimal travel (approximately 5%.)

 

Description:  Collaborates with Organizational BPI Leadership teams, their Performance Excellence teams and SPP staff to implement a successful continuous improvement program and culture.  Initiates and/or supports both top-down and bottom-up identification of improvement opportunities, scope definition and improvement approach.  Demonstrates Lean subject matter expertise as reflected in program leadership and in applying Lean methodologies to identify solutions that result in the implementation of more efficient and effective processes for SPP work functions.  Participates as necessary to lead or co-lead Lean initiative workshops, strategic business re-assessment or reengineering of processes, including development of an implementation project structure and identification of resources required.  Mentors/coaches/facilitates SPP teams in the application of BPI methodologies.  Develops internal Lean training curriculum for SPP employee skill development.  Develop Lean training curriculum for all SPP staff and identify mentoring opportunities to equip Performance Excellence teams to successfully deploy SPP’s business unit distributed model of continuous improvement.  Goal is to develop Lean skills and competencies so SPP organizations can become more self-sufficient in identifying improvement opportunities and managing the improvement process.  Coach management and staff in development of baseline and improvement metrics to report on the impact of improvement projects to SPP Performance Excellence Steering Committee and the Finance Committee.  Continuously evaluate the performance of BPI/Lean practices and make recommendations for improvements that align with SPP’s culture and business model.  Perform other related duties as assigned to enable the success of the BPI team and its constituencies.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or related/relevant field.  Minimum of five years of relevant business experience including two years implementing Lean methodologies.  Knowledge of Lean methodology and demonstrated experience implementing Lean projects.  Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple concurrent projects/initiatives and meet competing deadlines.  Management consulting (or equivalent) experience – collaborating with a range of personality types and functional backgrounds to achieve results.  Excellent communication, collaboration and organizational skills.  Superior presentation and meeting facilitation skills.  Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint.)  Maintains a professional attitude and appearance.  Understanding of and compliance with SPP Policies and Procedures.

 

Preferred:  Experience implementing Lean practices in a non-manufacturing environment.  Knowledge of the energy industry or other regulated environmen.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Thank you for your interest in employment with Southwest Power Pool.  Candidates are considered for specific open positions therefore we invite you to review the job openings at http://www.spp.org/Careers.asp  and apply accordingly.

 

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CHIEF OPERATIONAL OFFICER      

Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI)

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

Position Number: 50047871

Closing:  June 30

 

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

 

Description:  Resource Management & Planning (50%) – Financial – budget and development; Human Capital; Infrastructure.  Senior Leadership Interface (20%.)

Cross- Functional Capacity Building (10%.)  Staff Management & Oversight (10%.)

Internal & External Organizational Communications Strategy (10%.)

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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COMMUNICATIONS & EVENTS COORDINATOR

Center for Student Success

Harding University / Searcy

 

Summary:  Under general supervision, designs, writes, and/or edits print, online, and social media content that engages the Harding community, particularly students, and increases the FYE Programs visibility in connecting students with people, programs, and other resources. Handles logistics and implements events for the First Year Experience and related programs within the Center for Student Success. Assists in coordinating and promoting a wide array of high profile events such as Stampede, Impact, FYE and Transfer student retreats, Harding Hacks, HU Organizational Fair, and the year end (P) Reunion.

 

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

 

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COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

First Electric Cooperative / Jacksonville

Job ID:  29117769

 

Summary:  Actively promote a positive public image of the cooperative through the strategic development, implementation and direction of the cooperative’s external and internal communications programs.  Actively promote all cooperative services to the cooperative’s members through multi-media channels (print, radio, television and social media.)  Provide and assist in the delivery of exceptional customer service to the cooperative’s members.

 

Description:    Develop, implement and maintain a strategic external and internal communications plan.  Assist in the development, implementation and direction of the cooperative’s marketing activities.  Develop and deliver timely and up-to-date public communications, including annual reports, newsletters, bill inserts, news releases, internet web site, Rural Arkansas centerpage and public speeches.  Develop and implement a system media relations program that results in media understanding and support of the cooperative.  Provide and assist other employees in providing quality member service through programs, services, information and communications.  Develop and provide oversight to a system public relations/image plan that positions the cooperative positively with members and the general public.  Personally affiliate with community and civic organizations to strengthen and demonstrate the cooperative’s corporate commitment to community.  Suggests to supervisor improvements that can be made.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in marketing, communications, public relations or related field required. A journalism degree is preferred.  Must be willing to participate in job related training, pertinent workshops and seminars.  Three years of experience in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism or related field, preferably with an electric utility is required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.touchstoneenergy.coop/jobseeker/job/29117769/Communications%20Coordinator/__company__/?str=1&max=25&keywords=arkansas%20electric&vnet=0

 

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COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Winrock International / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Winrock International seeks a savvy, ambitious and creative Communications Officer to oversee social and traditional media efforts in its office of Communications and Public Affairs.  Winrock is a recognized leader in U.S. and international development with a focus on social, agricultural and environmental issues and currently works in over 45 countries worldwide. Candidate should have a demonstrated record as a media coordinator, writer and social media specialist. The Communications Officer will contribute to content and strategy development and provide communications training for staff. This person will write and edit communications and marketing materials for Winrock International and will also manage day-to-day social media efforts – as well as special social media campaigns. The Communications Officer will work with Communications, New Business and program staff, as well as outside vendors and consultants. This person will play an essential role in the Communications team and will provide support in all areas, including media relations, public relations, event planning, and institutional and project communications.

 

Description:   Media Relations – Develop topic-specific domestic and international media distribution lists in the Meltwater media database, manage the distribution of Winrock media announcements and support media requests.  Social Media – The Communications Officer will play a critical role in the development and execution of Winrock social media efforts. They will manage all Winrock social media accounts, as well as evaluate and make recommendations on current trends and emerging platforms and training/guiding of field staff on social media strategy and best practices.  Writing & Editing – Write and edit news releases, media advisories, and social and web content. Manage processes that ensure a continuous flow of content for Winrock.org, newsletters, social media, promotional materials (brochures, handouts, fact sheets, reports, etc.) and other communications vehicles. Responsibilities involve sourcing new material and editing content submitted by others, as well as collaborating with program staff to develop project-specific materials as needed.  Metrics – Use measurement tools and analytics to track social media, email, newsletter and other e-publishing outcomes, providing quantitative and qualitative analysis on a regular basis.  Branding – Develop a thorough understanding of funder branding policies (particularly USAID.) Lead program staff in the development of USAID branding and marking plans for proposals and projects and provide branding and marking support to Winrock program and field staff. Contribute to strategic efforts that reinforce Winrock’s overall brand and storytelling approaches.  Event Support  – Winrock organizes events regularly. Communications Officer will be expected to support on promotion, logistics, media planning, content capture and the creation and dissemination of presentation materials.  Contribute in other areas where skills, passion and opportunity arise.  Other Responsibilities – Participate in and support all internal and external Communications initiatives.  Provide support for proposal development as needed.  Staff training as needed.  Manage and supervise the work of Communications interns.  Provide support for special events coordination.  Basic skills in other media forms (photography, etc.) a plus.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field.  Minimum three years of experience that includes project planning and management, and demonstrates excellent social media, writing, editing, and proofing skills for print and electronic publications. Candidates must have experience developing content for social media, as well as managing both daily social messaging and special social media campaigns.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  The primary responsibility of the Communications Specialist, Public Relations is to support the community and media relations efforts of University Communications under the direction of the Chief Communications Officer. Additional responsibilities including coordinating internal communications, serving as needed as a project manager, overseeing promotional items, overseeing University Communication billing and University Communications metrics reporting.

 

Description:  Assists the CCO in executing public relations activity for increased positive news coverage and promotion of University.  Send press releases to students’ hometown newspapers to announce academic, sports, and ministry involvement and achievement.  Works with the CCO to support internal communications (students, faculty, staff and administration.)  Compiles, writes and edits weekly faculty/staff e-newsletter, Weekly Beat.  Collects and maintains University statistics (enrollment, financial aid, academic) for external uses. Creates, oversees and maintains University information/statistic listings for independent sources, both electronic and print.  Works as a project manager for internal PR clients.  Purchases and manages JBU UC promotional supplies.  Creates invoices and processes billing for internal UC clients.  Works with the CCO to develop and implement metrics reporting for all UC team activity.  Represent JBU at community functions as needed.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, English or related fields is required.  Knowledge of the best practices of local and national media, and how to pitch stories.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including editing skills, interpersonal skills and ability to adapt writing styles to different audiences/constituencies.  Capacity to manage multiple projects.

 

Preferred:  Two years of professional experience writing in a marketing/communication environment preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jbu.edu/hr/staff/positions/communications_specialist_june_/2016/

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Southwest Power Pool / Little Rock

Job Code:  16-073

 

Summary:  The Communication Specialist is responsible for the direction and creation of content including written communications, infographics, presentations, surveys, photographs, and video. The position contributes to the development and execution of the company’s overall communications strategy, encompassing traditional and social media; public, stakeholder, and employee relations; communications planning; and brand management. The position will represent the Communications Department and the company in staff and stakeholder interactions, and will create, review, and edit public- and employee-facing content to ensure its quality and compliance with communications strategy and standards. Approval is required for all expenses.

 

Description:  Develop and execute communications plans in support of SPP’s corporate strategy and departments’ business objectives.  Create, edit, and maintain content (news releases, infographics, videos, photos, position and technical papers, etc.) for digital and print publication.  Develop and maintain relationships with communications staff, SPP employees, and other customers.  Communicate with staff and external stakeholders (media, member company representatives, etc.) on behalf of SPP and the Communications Department.  Assist the Supervisor of Corporate Communications and Manager of Government Affairs and Public Relations in coordinating interviews between the media and corporate spokespersons.  Advise other staff regarding recommended use of surveys, presentations, reports, promotional items and other communications tools/tactics to accomplish business goals.  Ensure that high-profile, company-wide and public-facing publications are consistent with SPP’s communications strategy and compliant with brand standards. Create content for and work with other communications staff to maintain SPP’s websites and social media channels.  Manage other projects as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field.  Three to five years of relevant job-related experience.

 

Preferred:  Experience with Adobe software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Premiere.  Strong presentation and public speaking skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Thank you for your interest in employment with Southwest Power Pool.  Candidates are considered for specific open positions therefore we invite you to review the job openings at http://www.spp.org/Careers.asp  and apply accordingly.

 

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CONTENT / GRANT WRITER

Nanotechnology Center

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

Position Number:  R97269

Closing:  June 24

 

Summary:  The Content/Grant Writer is responsible for the creation of high quality written documents for the Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences. The Writer will create, as well as provide brainstorming and organizational support on, funding applications, scientific manuscripts, research white papers, presentations, promotional materials, web content, annual reports, and more. The Writer will have primary responsibility for writing, editing, formatting, and proofreading materials, in consultation with the center’s staff and faculty. Much of the content will be technical in nature, reporting on various areas of nanotechnology research. The Writer will work closely with researchers and subject matter experts to produce highly scientific documents and publish research news for a general audience. The Writer will also produce general interest articles for inclusion in e-newsletters, web content, or similar non-technical distribution. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Write, edit, and format various reports required by the university and the Center’s funding sources, in collaboration with Center staff and faculty.  Lead Center efforts to search for and write proposals, including production/editing of all application content and subsequent submission in coordination with the university’s sponsored research office.  Edit and format scientific manuscripts, abstracts, and other written material produced by faculty, staff, and student researchers – edits must follow publication guidelines.  Maintain records of the center’s proposal submissions, scholarly publications, and stakeholder reports.  Assume responsibility for and assist in the development, processing, and submission of pre-proposals or white papers to federal, state, and private funding agencies.  Identify potential sources of extramural funding and present recommendations to Center management regarding priorities of such sources.  Develop presentation materials to report the impact of the Center to stakeholders and the community.  Write and update website content.  Communicate policies, procedures, rules, and regulations to Center personnel.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Formal education equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree or higher with a major in professional or technical writing, journalism, English, or a closely related field; at least two years of professional experience in content writing with a proven track record of published works.

 

Preferred:  Two to three (2-3) years of professional, content, proposal, and/or scientific writing experience. Experience in an academic research setting is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/4960

 

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COORDINATOR OF GRANTS

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  The Coordinator of Grants reports to the Senior Director of Development and is responsible for collaborating with the Senior Director of Development for planning and implementing cultivation and solicitation strategies and writing proposals which secure grants from foundations and other funding agencies. In addition, the Coordinator provides support to the Senior Director of Development by researching prospects, providing oversight for electronic and hard files, managing donor stewardship and assisting in post award management.

 

Description:  Write and send grant correspondence including proposals and related materials.  Research and analyze funding opportunities and make recommendations for next steps.  Obtain and organize proposal guidelines for identified prospects.  Manage grants activities calendar to ensure proposal and reporting deadlines are met.  Maintain electronic and hard files for accuracy and compliance.  Data entry for all Grant’s Office activities in Raiser’s Edge Database.  Create and carry out a plan for stewarding donors.  Assist with general administrative activities and other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in the English or Journalism or other related field and one year experience in non-profit development and administrative management or the equivalent.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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COORDINATOR OF MEMBERSHIP SERVICES & PROGRAMS

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  The primary responsibility of this position is to direct all operations of WLHC Membership Services.  This person works in a team environment to provide excellent customer service to all WLHC members, JBU faculty, JBU staff, JBU students and guests. This position is tasked with membership and program growth, along with membership retention and will require some evening and weekend hours.

 

Description:  Directs all operations of WLHC Membership Services. Responsible for membership control desk staff – training, scheduling.  Greets members as they come into the facility.  Oversees membership process and billing program and procedures.  Works with Office Manager regarding software issues and needs.  Maintains a presence in facility including necessary evening and weekends. Other duties as assigned.  Maintain professional front desk and reception area.  Membership/Marketing – In cooperation with the Office Manager, oversees the marketing and advertising strategies of the facility to the campus and local community and corporations.  Build strategies for effective communication with current facility users, with emphasis on growing membership levels to capacity.  Social media – In cooperation with the Office Manager, build a social media strategy for the WLHC; update and post regularly to communicate with members and prospective members.

Website – Responsible for website content and continuous updates.  Responsible for the continuous updates of Membership Forms, Promo Flyers, Announcements, building signage  Assists in administrative tasks including database maintenance and data entry of client memberships.  Continuous evaluation of current policies/procedures in order to stay up to date in the fitness industry.  Research and pilot new fitness programs that fit our demographics– small group training, personal training, swim lessons, etc.  Responsible for staying within budget and for communicating ongoing budget needs.  Equipment: Works with Facility Coordinator on equipment and inventory levels. Works alongside Facility Coordinator to keep small equipment and fitness machines in good working order.  Develops an equipment replacement program in order to keep the fitness center equipment up-to-date and working properly.   Maintenance: Works with Facility Coordinator in regards to general upkeep and maintenance/repair needs for the building.  Establishes priorities for maintenance projects and schedules accordingly. Communicates and works with Facility Coordinator.  Works closely with the fitness class head instructor on equipment, class schedules, and class income lines – balancing expenses with income.  Scheduling/Billing:  Coordinates with Facility Coordinator and University to ensure that WLHC operation can accommodate needs and events of JBU community (athletics, intramurals, etc) and outside group rentals.  Meets with Athletic Director as needed to determine priorities.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with courses in Business and Recreation Management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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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.  Duties include: blog and editorial writing; digital advertising; traditional advertising; social media; conceptual development; transmedia storytelling.

 

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

 

Bill Brookshire, Creative Director

bbrookshire@stoneward.com

 

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CORPORATE RELATIONS MANAGER

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  Support Director of Corporate Relations to build and maintain corporate relationships to engage businesses with Walton Arts Center’s programs and services. The CRM helps create and shape the corporate sponsorship program at Walton Arts Center through sponsor development as well as through assisting in the management of the Corporate Leadership Council (CLC) and activities related to the CLC, such as Masquerade Ball and future events. The CRM will also contribute to the corporate sponsorship program at the Walmart AMP as needed.

 

Description:  Corporate Relations at Walton Arts Center – Manage Walton Arts Center sponsorship program including new sponsor acquisition, benefits administration and annual plan development.  Work with the Director of Corporate Relations to ensure maximum return on investment for both sponsors and Walton Arts Center through creative proposal development, on-going analysis of benefits for sponsors and solid execution of sponsor benefits.  Provide superior customer service to sponsors and be available on nights and weekends as necessary.  Create and implement a plan to recruit, retain and grow small business and corporate sponsorships for Walton Arts Center.  Build new and strengthen existing relationships in the business community through attendance at networking events, public speaking, board contacts and volunteers.  Work with Director of Corporate Relations to develop sponsor presentations, both hard-copy and electronic, for use in sponsor meetings by staff and volunteers.  Create and maintain all Walton Arts Center sponsor contracts and proposals.  Work with Finance team to ensure timely payment of all sponsorship commitments.  Support the administration of the logistics of sponsor programs including maintenance and support of administrative and computerized records, contacts, payment plans, thank-you notes, and IRS required documents.  Maintain a solid understanding and knowledge of Walton Arts Center audiences, programming and purposes for use in corporate presentations and meetings.  As needed, work with development directors on project-based fundraising efforts.  Support Development team by staffing Friends Lounge at Walton Arts Center and Walmart AMP.  Assist, as needed, in special event activities related to major donors and fundraising for both Walmart AMP and Walton Arts Center.  Corporate Leadership Council – Assist Director of Corporate Relations with all aspects of the Corporate Leadership Council.  Manage quarterly CLC meeting set up and logistics. Assist in agenda building, meeting minutes and distribution of follow-up materials.  Work closely with Director of Corporate Relations in managing all aspects of the Masquerade Ball including the silent auction, sponsor solicitation, internal communications and coordination, and sponsorship agreement fulfillment and table sales.  Assist Director of Corporate Relations with all aspects of future events related to the CLC.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in communications, marketing, non-profit business management, Sales or fundraising experience, business development or other related field. Three to five years of professional experience that includes a proven record of excellent relationship-building skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Prefer experience with relationship management software.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://waltonartscenter.org/corporate-relations-manager/

 

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CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Arkansas Life Magazine

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Little Rock

 

Summary:   Arkansas Life, the leading lifestyle publication in The Natural State, is currently looking for a forward-thinking creative director to join its talented, ambitious team. The ideal candidate will be creative and innovative, while guiding the art direction of a sophisticated monthly magazine headquartered in the heart of Little Rock.  We’re big thinkers, and we’re looking for a creative director who both shares that “big” vision and has the experience and drive to put his or her ideas into action. Our creative director will be responsible for the overall look of the publication from cover to cover, making each issue vibrant, thought-provoking, impossible to put down and a true reflection of the Arkansas audience it reaches. Working extremely closely with the editorial staff, he or she will ensure that the printed word comes alive on the page for our readers, overseeing the art staff, photographers and illustrators (many of whom are freelancers) through the entire creative process. He or she will be a natural leader, and will effectively conduct creative meetings where ideas flow and minds collaborate.  Of course, to bring all this to life, it’s imperative that the creative  director possess extremely strong typographic and infographic skills, with a proven track record of creating compelling layouts and consistently eye-catching covers. Said creative director will also go gaga over the latest trends in editorial design, and will be the kind of person who keeps a stack of dog-eared glossies on the bedside table.  Sound familiar? If so, we can’t wait to hear from you.

 

Description:  Works in tandem with editorial staff to create and execute a design plan for each issue.  Interprets and translates editorial content into engaging cover designs and layouts.  Oversees art and photo staff (including a network of talented freelancers.)  Oversees art budget.  Makes assignments and provides effective feedback to illustrators and photographers.  Directs photo shoots.  Coordinates production of the magazine, ensuring that all deadlines are met.  Oversees and approves design of the entire issue, as well as the templated iPad edition.  Designs other media content such as brochures, press kits, ads and inserts as needed.

 

Requirements:  BFA or BA in graphic design, art or related field.  Two years of design experience (experience as an editorial creative/art director or as his/her “No. 2” will be given preference.)  Experience guiding photographers and illustrators through the creative process.  An upbeat, collaborative attitude.  Ability to juggle many different tasks on a tight turnaround; an appreciation for deadlines.  Some management experience preferred.  Experience with Creative Suite 6 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.)  Strong working knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals and typography.  Ability to lead projects from concept to completion.  Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobsarkansas.com/job/19659948/q-Creative%20Director-l-Little%20Rock%2C%20AR

 

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DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

CareLink / North Little Rock

 

Description:  Enters daily donations into Raiser’s Edge database.  Keeps information current in database, e.g., status, address change, etc.   Generates reports based on requests for information and/or as regularly scheduled.  Pulls data for labels/mail-outs, invitations, etc.  Notifies supervisor of problem or complaint and gathers data for response to donor.  Follows-up with donor to provide information in a timely manner.  Performs assigned tasks for internal and external communications, public relations, and marketing activities, e.g., fairs, direct mailings, special events, etc. as needed.  Performs assigned activities for annual campaign, e.g., events, solicitations, corporate partners, donor recognition and appreciation, direct mailings, and major gifts as needed.  Performs assigned activities for capital campaign, e.g., gift and pledge tracking, statements, and recognition steps as needed.  Assists with planned giving recording and tracking.  Supports grant application tasks as assigned, e.g., creating support documents, making duplicates of proposals, etc.  Assists with preparations for activities, e.g., projects, special events, meetings, etc.  Prepares meeting materials and takes minutes as needed.  Maintains open pledge record and sends regular pledge reminders.  Sends year-end giving reports to donors.  Prepares daily gift acknowledgements and other donor correspondence as assigned.  Maintains files.  Maintains and handles problems with office equipment.  Prepares mail-outs, e.g., folding, stuffing, etc.  Assists CEO with administrative tasks as assigned.  Assists other staff as needed.  Coordinates mailing arrangements with external vendors (mailing houses, postal service) or internal staff.

 

Requirements:  High school education or equivalent.  Minimum 2 years of experience in PR, Marketing, Fundraising or related field; OR, any combination of experience, education and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the functions of the job.  Word processing, spreadsheet, database experience.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Fundraising or related field preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.carelink.org/development-assistant

 

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DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR (part-time)

CASA of Northwest Arkansas / Springdale

 

Summary:  CASA of NWA is seeking a Development Coordinator to provide administrative support for our marketing and fundraising efforts. As an overview, this part-time (20 hours a week) position will assist with gift entry and acknowledgement, event coordination, donor communications, and marketing. The Development Coordinator will report to the Director of Development and Marketing.

 

Description:  Gift Processing – Enter and acknowledge all donations in an accurate and timely manner.  Database Management – Maintain updated donor records and generate donor reports.  Event Coordination – Provide assistance with special event planning and logistics; serve as organization contact for guests, volunteers, sponsors, and vendors.  Donor Communications – Craft and distribute donor-centered communications (e-newsletters, social media, handwritten letters, direct mail campaigns) as well as maintain the CASA website.  Marketing – Produce brochures, flyers, and presentations.  Other – Assist grant submission, research funders, schedule meetings, serve as a face for CASA of Northwest Arkansas, and other duties as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree preferred; minimum of Associate’s degree required.  Experience working in fund development for a nonprofit organization (highly preferred.)  Technical competency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher as well as social media channels.  Experience managing databases, writing professionally, and producing graphic-rich marketing collateral.  A passion for improving the lives of abused and neglected children.  Excellent interpersonal skills, a high attention to detail, a strong work ethic, a sense of humor, and the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.  Extremely organized, an adept proofreader, a lifelong learner, collaborative, flexible, creative, a team player yet capable of working independently, and sensitive to the needs of donors, volunteers, and peers

 

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

 

Colleen Smith,

Director of Development & Marketing

colleen@nwacasa.org

 

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DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Scott Family Amazeum / Bentonville

 

Summary:  The Development Manager secures financial philanthropic support for the Amazeum from a variety of sources including: individual donors, sponsorships and special events.  The Scott Family Amazeum is a hands-on, interactive museum for children and families that creates a fun environment where risk taking, imagination, problem solving, discovery, collaboration and exploration bring children and adults together to learn and grow.  The mission of the Amazeum is: “To engage the imagination of children and their families through interactive exhibitions, programs, and resources while creating an excitement for lifelong learning and the enrichment of lives.”

 

Description:  Development – Under the supervision of the Director of Development and Communications and in collaboration with the Membership Manager, implements an annual giving program targeted toward member and non-member households and community stakeholders including detailed creation and management of documents, prospect research, and donor related information.  Maintains active donor portfolio with focus on annual fund and mid-level gifts.  Solicits event sponsorship support from corporations, small businesses, and community organization.  Accepts, records, and acknowledges gifts.  Maintains donor and prospect information and obtains data from Versai software system including pledge schedules, patron records, contact reports and other confidential information.  Conducts prospect research, develops presentations, organizes and assembles proposals in order to secure philanthropic support.  Prepares reports including financial records.  Prepares specialized donor correspondence; customized proposals; impact reports; thank you notes; letters and holiday cards.  Engages with board of directors and other community stakeholders.  Special Event Support –  Takes a leadership role in the planning and executing of the annual signature event.  Leads special event committee meetings.  Assists with donor and constituent tours.  Coordinates with guest services regarding room and facility rentals for donors and sponsors.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required.  Minimum of three years experience in nonprofit fundraising.  Experience in preparing event sponsorship or annual fund proposals.  Experience with gift recording, acknowledgement, and processing.  Excellent communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills.  Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.  Ability to balance shifting priorities in a dynamic, fast paced, and ever-changing environment.  Leads by example, is approachable by team, and able to work as part of a team with positive attitude.

 

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

 

Diana Eike, Office Administrator

deike@amazeum.org

 

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DIGITAL CONTENT REPORTER

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://tegna.jobs.net/en-US/job/digital-content-reporter/J3H6226H5TYSQK7CC9J

 

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DIGITAL INSIGHTS SPECIALIST

CJRW / Little Rock

 

Summary:  CJRW seeks a digital insights specialist to work as a part of its award-winning digital team. The successful insights manager candidate will work on a variety of clients’ social media presences.

 

Description:  Monitor, track and analyze all client social media campaigns and website results.  Leverage measurement tools to provide progress reports and mine insights, while continually finding ways to improve on those metrics through testing and new initiatives.  Generate and aggregate data.  Compile monthly reports with key insight given clients’ KPIs.  Oversee social media benchmarks and communicate feedback to internal team.  Participate in the development of initiatives that encourage greater engagement for our clients’ campaigns.  Engage and motivate online influencers through internal teamwork.  Communicate community feedback to internal teams for the consideration of program integration.  Synthesize data into actionable campaigns and new ideas for clients.

 

Requirements:  Ability to work in a fast-paced and always-changing environment.  Strong command of social monitoring and reporting tools, including but not limited to Sprout Social, Hootsuite, Latergramme, Tailwind, DataRank, Spredfast, Nuvi, Bitly, Google Analytics, Facebook Business Manager, Facebook Insights, Facebook Ads Manager, Facebook Power Editor, and analytics/ad platforms for other social medias.  Strong command of Microsoft Excel and high-school level mathematics.  Experience reporting on and analyzing social media campaigns.  Strong interpersonal and teamwork abilities.  Ability to work independently and in a team environment.  Strong, professional written and verbal communication skills.  Strong understanding of user-generated content management, content marketing and reputation management.  Exceptional time management skills including the ability to handle multiple ongoing tasks with changing priorities.  Experience with social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, and Google+.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Qualified candidates should submit resumes to:   employment@cjrw.com.

 

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DIRECTOR / CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

School of Business

Henderson State University / Arkadelphia

 

Summary:  Works directly with students to promote student professional growth through learning their professional brand and dressing for success. The Director will assist with the creation and updating of students resumes in paper and electronic form (eSume’), conduct mock interviews with students, and convey classroom and business etiquette to students. This individual will be responsible for creating/managing all School of Business professional and social networking events. The Director will coordinate guest speakers for specific course content. The Director will also initiate and continue relationships with businesses and alumni to develop internship and mentorship opportunities. The successful candidate will work to improve the overall success of our students by working with faculty to improve the retentions and graduation rates. The Director will be responsible for learning and be able to teach students, faculty, and staff on how to utilize eSume’.

 

Requirements:  Candidates will possess at least a Master’s degree with work experience. The candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills as well as technology skills, including Microsoft office and various social media.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.hsu.edu/GeneralCounsel/Director-Center-of-Excellence.html

 

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DIRECTOR / FINANCE

City of Maumelle / Maumelle

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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DIRECTOR / FINANCE

Arkansas Alumni Association

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  9397

Closing:  July 2

 

Summary:  The Director of Finance reports directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor/Executive Director for Alumni Association. The Director of Finance is responsible for overseeing the operational activities occurring within the Arkansas Alumni Association. Overall responsibilities include day-to-day fiscal management of the Association, campaign assistance for the Associate Vice Chancellor/Executive Director, and support of National Alumni Board of Directors.   Maintaining a visible presence through involvement and participation in events and organization in the University and local community is necessary to serve as an organizational representative.   Travel and work irregular hours as needed; must be able to plan personal travel.  Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job function of this job, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration from an accredited institution of higher education or related field.  At least two years of experience in the area of business management, accounting, finance, or a related field.

 

Preferred:  Master’s Degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related area.  Experience with Peachtree.  Experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.  Experience with BASIS.  A commitment to working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and ages.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/14536

 

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DIRECTOR / HUMAN RESOURCES

City of Maumelle / Maumelle

 

Summary:  The City of Maumelle is accepting applications for the position of Director of Human Resources. This position reports directly to the Mayor. The general purpose of the position is to guide and direct the development, enhancement, maintenance, and administration of a comprehensive human resources and payroll administration system for the City of Maumelle.

 

Description:  Develops, reviews, up-dates, implements, and interprets policies and procedures to ensure the City is in compliance with all Executive Orders, applicable Federal, State, and City laws and ordinances. Ensures the Employee Handbook reflects changes in City practices and legal requirements. Advises and provides counsel to Mayor and City Department Heads regarding employee relations issues, hiring and terminations of employees. Develops and implements tools to effectively communicate benefits and services available to current staff and prospective employees. Directs fringe benefits negotiations by writing/conferring with appropriate vendors to ensure that the City and its employees are receiving a competitive benefits package. Serves as Administrator of fringe benefits program. Serves as payroll supervisor for the City by receiving copies of the payroll proof lists and supportive documentations (timesheets) and approves list before the checks are printed. Reviews and up-dates staff compensation system. Hires, fires, trains and supervises HR Specialist. Develops policies and procedures for the smooth and efficient operation of the HR Department. Provide technical and administrative support to the Civil Service Commission; other duties and activities deemed appropriate by the Mayor.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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DIRECTOR / MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Nabholz Construction / Conway

 

Summary:  This position is responsible for the successful leadership and management of company-wide marketing functions including use of logos, social media, web sites, select events, etc. to properly portray, position, and represent the Nabholz brand.  This is a “working manager” position. The job requires the development and preparation of marketing materials of all types and assisting in the development of content and finished products.  This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

 

Description:  Select, develop and coach marketing staff.  Follow and research trends in marketing techniques, client presentations and request for qualifications and request for proposal responses.  Manage major communications and campaigns for both internal and external purposes working in conjunction with the Executive Committee, Operation Presidents, Legal, Learning, HR, IT, Round Tables and others as needed and required.    Assist Operation Presidents in the development of unique client experiences.  Maintain, develop, and update the content on the Company’s websites and monitor views.  Use search engine optimization to improve Nabholz’ web presence.  Develop content and design external and internal newsletters.  Review client survey responses for quotes that can be used in marketing and presentation materials.  Assist Business Development Officers (BDO’s) and Marketing Coordinators with project award applications.  Maintain and update library of marketing and presentation materials.  Maintain consistency of and monitor use of signage, marketing and presentation materials, RFQ/RFP materials, and any other marketing collateral corporate wide.  Continually create compelling marketing messages and content linking Nabholz’ capabilities to target markets and customers.  Procure outside consulting and services such as photography and videography as needed.  Attend BDO roundtable meetings as a resource.  Act as a company spokesperson as needed.  Act as a clearing house for external add campaigns throughout the corporation.  Perform regular reputation management on social media.  Maintain and archive Nabholz history, milestones, and events.  Develop, update, and maintain a library for marketing collateral.  Assist BDO’s, Operation Presidents, and their specialty service managers in preparing materials and developing strategies to successfully portray the Nabholz brand and acquire and retain new clients.  Oversee the training, implementation and consistent use of company’s marketing, business development, and proposal database.  Lead the development and implementation of tools that enhance the customer experience such as a customer focused app.

 

Requirements:  Degree in marketing or minimum of five years of experience required.  Experience marketing multiple professional services preferred.  Construction marketing experience preferred.  Accepts responsibility and accountability, and is able to hold others responsible and accountable.  Strong team leadership and management skills.  Selecting, developing, and coaching staff talent.  Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service.  Strong interpersonal, communication, problem solving, and negotiating skills.  Ability to present and speak to diverse groups.  High personal productivity and organizational skills.  Basic mastery of frequently used business, graphic arts, and marketing software applications (Adobe Creative Suite.)  Must be able to communicate in verbal and written form.  General advertising experience required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://nabholz.ourcareerpages.com/job/177799?source=ccp&returnURL=http://www.nabholz.com/careers/current-job-openings/&jobFeedCode=nabholz

 

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DIRECTOR / NEWSCAST

KNWA

Nexstar Broadcasting Group / Fayetteville

Job ID:  2479

 

Summary:  KNWA-TV / KFTA-TV, NBC and FOX affiliates, is looking for a director for its newscast division.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/2479

 

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DIRECTOR / PUBLIC AFFAIRS & SPECIAL PROJECTS

Delta Center for Economic Development

Arkansas State University / Jonesboro

Position Number:  A00078

Closing:  June 25

 

Summary:  The Director of Public Affairs and Special Projects is responsible for developing, implementing and leading effective internal communications and external advocacy strategies. The Director will assist with the management of special projects to broaden and strengthen the programmatic reach and impact of the A-State Delta Center for Economic Development. This position report to the Executive Director and will work with senior leadership in shaping and building the brand and reputation of the Delta Center.

 

Description:  Manage public relations, project deliverables and partnerships with the Delta Center and ensure initiatives are consistent, timely, relevant and reflective of the A-State priorities.  Collaborate with the Executive Director and senior leadership on special projects and internal communications to effectively implement projects such as: The Small Town Institute, leadership training, regional entrepreneurial initiatives and advocacy.  Identify public policy issues and cultivate partnerships with local, state and Federal government in support of community and economic development initiatives of the Delta Center.  Develop and implement social media strategies to promote the Delta Center’s initiatives and enhance stakeholder engagement.  Foster a research and development system that identifies best practices and resources available to address today’s most pressing public policy challenges and share innovative solutions with constituents.  Build and maintain collaborative relationships with A-State administrators, faculty, staff and student interns to mobilize the diverse resources of the University to enhance rural communities’ capacity to address challenges and opportunities.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in English, Mass Communications, Political Science, Public Relations, or related field plus minimum 10 years of professional experience in public affairs.  Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in current and emerging communications, public relations, project management and methods necessary.  Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, budgeting, leadership, and coordination of people and resources.  Proficiency at effectively and professionally interacting with a wide variety of internal and external clients required.  Proficiency with computers to include Word, PowerPoint, publishing software and apps essential.  Effective leadership, supervisory and team building experience necessary. Must be able to solve complex problems and make decisions/recommendations for overall communication, public relations, and project management strategies. Must be able work in a fast-paced, evolving environment while effectively leading, growing, building and managing teams.  Directly related work experience that includes local, state, and Federal government advocacy helpful.  Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a budget and mange projects desirable.  Demonstrated success in managing, supporting and motivating staff preferred.  Demonstrated success in writing to include innovative approach and creative execution preferred.   A strong track record of positioning an organization to achieve tangible outcomes.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ARKASTAT2&cws=1&rid=10808

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Fayetteville Public Library / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  Direct the development office to build strong relationships with stakeholder boards, donors and potential donors to meet the pre-determined fund raising goals as established by the Executive Director and Board of Directors; generate private and corporate contributions to build endowments and supplement operating funds; and support the library’s strategic plan, goals and objectives. Oversee the donor information management process; plan and implement annual giving, capital campaigns, challenge grants, and special events; write and manage grants; and develop opportunities for planned giving.

 

Description:  Deploy best practices to engage the support and participation of the administrative team and all Boards to achieve the library’s strategic plan, goals and objectives.  Monitor ongoing grants so that goals are met and compliance with deadlines, record keeping, and accounting is assured.  Manage the Roberta Fulbright Society subject to approval of the FPL Foundation.  Provide leadership and support for the fundraising goals of the Library, Foundation and Friends.  Coordinate fundraising goals of the Foundation and FPL with the Friends of Fayetteville Public Library.  Assist FPL staff with management oversight for all grant applications developed for and on behalf of FPL as requested by FPL.  Develop, cultivate and maintain effective working relationships with all boards, volunteers, staff, elected officials, major donors, prospective donors, other foundations, and other business and community leaders.  Maintain an active role in appropriate professional organizations that foster professional growth.  Increase awareness of the Foundation, Friends and Library.  Administer a consolidated donor management system for the FPL Foundation that is accurate, reliable and IRS compliant.  Support Youth and Adult Services with program sponsors.  Work as a member of the administrative and management teams to evaluate and improve overall library functions, resolve shared issues, and craft, implement and interpret library policies and procedures.  Pursue professional development which may include travel to keep informed of current and emerging fundraising trends.  Ensure that the Foundation marketing and communication messaging complements and supplements FPL marketing.  Adhere to the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Code of Ethical Standards.  Work collaboratively with the Library Management Team to develop an annual marketing plan to enhance the FPL brand.  Assume personal responsibility for the building’s condition and solve minor issues and problems as they arise.  Provide leadership in response to emergency situations.  Serve on and/or chair library committees.  Supervise any volunteer or assistant who helps maintain the donor management system.  Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of development experience or commensurate education and experience.  High knowledge of standard fundraising practices including feasibility studies, strategic plans, annual fund appeals, capital campaigns, IRS charitable donor laws, and planned giving.  Highest language skills including ability to write speeches and articles, and deliver effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups and boards of directors.

 

Preferred:  CFRE (Certified Fundraising Executive Credential) is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Submit cover letter, application (attached) and resume to:

 

Sharon Daniel, Office Manager

sdaniel@faylib.org
Application available at:

http://www.faylib.org/sites/default/files/images/fplcms.faylib.org/docs/admin/job-applications/FOUNDATION%20APPLICATION.pdf

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Havenwood / Bentonville

 

Summary:  Provide direction, planning, and execution of fundraising and development related activities on behalf of Havenwood’s goals and objectives to maximize potential and increase the base of support in terms of donors and volunteers.

 

Description:  Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, Havenwood’s website.  Coordinate social media maintenance—ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories, and events) is posted regularly.  Lead annual and long-term development planning for the organization to meet identified goals and objectives for program.  Oversee all fundraising activities related to cultivation, solicitation, acknowledgement and on-going stewardship.  Cultivate and secure corporate contributions and sponsorships.  Cultivate and secure foundation grants and partnerships.  Creating and executing a strategy for a sustained base of annual individual donors.  Create a legacy giving program.  Oversee large and small fundraising and cultivation events.  Facilitate the advisory board’s participation in cultivating, soliciting and acknowledging donors and serve as lead staff person to relevant committees/work teams as necessary.  Lead the generation of online content that engages audience segments and leads to measurable action. Decide who, where, and when to disseminate.  Put communications vehicles in place to create momentum and awareness as well as to test the effectiveness of communications activities.  Track and measure the level of engagement within the network over time.  Keep informed of activities and trends among women’s philanthropy, other women’s funds and fundraising trends locally, regionally and nationally.  Represent the organization at events and speaking opportunities as needed (major donor functions, receptions, community events, etc.)  Provide reports/information to the Havenwood Advisory Board meetings.  Provide long-term vision and strategy for meeting funding needs.  Provide all required documentation in a timely manner, which may include follow-up, outcome evaluation, client contact sheets, and evaluations.  Participate in regular staff meetings, staff training programs, supervisory sessions, and accept the responsibility for aiding the development of positive team relationships as requested.  Adhere to agency policy, procedures and professional code of ethics.  Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Requirements:  Formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in marketing, community development, communications, or a related field or related experience.  Experience in grant writing especially within the nonprofit, service oriented sector.  Strong knowledge and relationships with community contacts and ability to network.  Strong knowledge in current social media trends and clear marketing skills.  Ability to interact with others in positive and energetic manner.  Knowledge of community resources and counseling/social work practices with high risk populations.  Experience working with people in crisis.  Ability to use computer software to produce reports and written communication.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to establish rapport.  Ability to motivate others towards achieving goals.  Ability to work independently with strong sense of focus, task-oriented, nonjudgmental, open personal qualities, clear sense of boundaries.  A strong sense of and respect for confidentiality involving both clients and fellow employees.  Ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse families and communities with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.  Ability to legally operate a motor vehicle and provide own transportation.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

 

Debbie Martin, Executive DIrector

debbie@nwahavenwood.org

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Institutional Advancement – Ct Excell

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

Position Number: 50011607

Closing:  July 11

 

Summary:  Reporting to the Senior Director of Development, the Director of Development develops and implements strategies for identifying, cultivating, and successfully soliciting individuals, corporations, and foundation for major gifts to support the Myeloma Institute’s educational, research and patient care programs.

 

Description:  This position will maintain an ongoing portfolio of major gift prospects with specific fundraising goals, including annual goals for personal contracts, visits, submission of proposals and monies raised.  Responsibilities include developing and maintaining strong relationships with institute leaders and faculty, staff, and volunteers. Prepares written proposals and briefing materials and works with the Director of Corporations & Foundations to research, organize and assemble corporate and foundation grant applications.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or related field plus 5 years fundraising experience, preferably in raising major and mid-level gifts in an educational, research, or health care setting.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60029939

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Institutional Advancement – College of Medicine

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

Position Number: 50035909

Closing:  July 5

 

Summary:  The Director of Development serves as a major gift officer for the University and is dedicated to the cultivation and solicitation of gifts in support of the College of Medicine. The Director will maintain a portfolio of major gift prospects and donors including College of Medicine alumni, patients and friends of the College. Under the direction of the Senior Director of Development, the Director will also coordinate both alumni engagement efforts and stewardship activities for the College.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related field plus five years of successful fundraising experience preferably in raising major and mid-level gifts in an educational, research, or health care setting; OR, a Master’s degree Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related field plus three years of successful fundraising experience preferably in raising major and mid-level gifts in an educational, research, or health care setting.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60029761

 

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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE & HUMAN RESOURCES

Scott Family Amazeum / Bentonville

 

Summary:  The Director of Finance and Human Resources (DFHR) will be a strategic thought- partner, and report to, the Executive Director (ED). The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager with entrepreneurial spirit and will lead efforts to support the following areas: finance, business planning and budgeting, and human resources management.  The Director of Finance and Human Resources will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision making and operations as the Scott Family Amazeum continues to grow its operations, business, and human capital from launch into its period of stabilization. This is a tremendous opportunity for a finance and operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization.

 

Description:  Financial Management – Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; collate financial reporting materials for all donor segments, and oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting.  Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess any changes necessary.  Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the ED; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status.  Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.  Implement a robust contracts management and financial management/ reporting system; ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.  Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance department’s overall policy and procedure manual.  Oversee business license, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and other financial functions of the museum.  Coordinate specified risk management activities, including the procurement of appropriate insurance coverage.  Human Resources – Further develop the human resources toolkits and playbook, including policies and procedures, benefits administration, compensation and benefits, and performance evaluation.  Maintain records on required training and team communication.  Work closely and transparently with all external HR partners including third-party vendors and consultants.  Liaise with health, dental, vision, and retirement benefits brokers and HR vendors.  Maintain personnel files for Amazeum team.  Ensure compliance with applicable federal, statewide, and local law requirements.  System Building – Work with key departments to maintain appropriate financial transaction procedures, particularly Guest Services, Education, Development, and Membership.  Collaborate with the Director of Development and Communications to align financial management with fundraising goals.  Collaborate with the Director of Guest Services and the Director of Education to align financial management with earned revenue goals.  Team Leadership & Culture – Provide a welcoming and collaborative environment that sparks excitement and enthusiasm for guests, donors, members and team.  Strategize with senior leadership of the museum and the board of directors to set overall core purpose, mission, and values.  Share responsibility as designated museum operational point person, along with other senior leadership of the museum.  Work with ED and Director Team to cultivate professional development opportunities for museum staff and volunteers to help advance the intellectual, skills, and social capacity of the overall team.

 

Requirements:  BS/BA degree, ideally with MBA/CPA or related degree.  Minimum five to seven years of overall professional experience, including at least three years in a senior level position.  Experience in non-profit financial management a plus

 

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

 

Sam Dean, Executive Director

sdean@amazeum.org

 

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DIRECTOR OF PLANNED GIVING

Heifer Foundation / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Maintain and expand the donors and prospects to Heifer International Foundation by managing the inquiry and gifts programs. To maintain and support gift processing, and prospect management needs for the Foundation. To set goals, monitor work, and evaluate results to ensure that departmental objectives are met.

 

Description:  Collaborate with president in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting planned giving prospects and gifts, including individual donor goals.  Develop and implement the Charitable Gift Planning operational plan to increase planned gifts.  Oversee the bequest program.  Ensure excellent donor relations, including but not limited to prompt and appropriate responses to trust, annuity, will and endowment inquiries and preparation of proposals.  Ensure proper records are maintained and charitable gifts are administered properly.  Ensure written procedures are maintained and followed for processing inquiries, life insurance, bequests, endowments, annuities, and trusts.  Oversee the preparation of records, reports and analysis upon request, including reports evaluating effectiveness of services to donors and fundraising for Heifer Foundation.  Provide planned giving expertise to attorneys, financial planners, and accountants to ensure donors’ charitable objectives are met.  Supervise Donor Relations team members.  Develop a growing knowledge of the work of Heifer International with regard to the issues of hunger and poverty, community development, and environmentally sound, sustainable farming practices.  Adhere to ethical fundraising practices as outlined in the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Code of Ethical Principles and Standards of Professional Practice.  Collaborate with various Heifer International operations on the marketing and development of planned giving.  Participate in the major gifts team functions of Heifer International.  Work with the President to represent Heifer Foundation to the organization’s constituents to promote positive relationships and strong partnerships.  Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor degree in management, planned giving, business administration, or related field required, advanced degree preferred. A minimum of ten years experience in planning, leading, organizing and monitoring. A minimum of five years experience in supervising multiple employees. Experience in planned giving required. Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit application and any supporting documents to:  info@heiferfoundation.org.

 

http://www.heiferfoundation.org/About/careers.html

 

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EDITOR

La Prensa Libre

Northwest Arkansas Newspapers / Springdale

 

Summary:  Well-established Spanish-language newspaper in Northwest Arkansas, La Prensa Libre, offers an opportunity for an editor who wants to serve a diverse Latino population. Must be fully bilingual (Spanish/English) and have experience in the newspaper business. Job duties include writing stories, editing stories, planning and coordinating coverage, photography, guiding page design and maintaining a presence on Facebook and other social media.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related experience preferred. Supervisory experience is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Email resume and salary history to:  jobs@nwadg.com  (subject line – Editor Position.)

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT

Philander Smith College / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Executive Assistant to the President relieves the President of administrative details and performs administrative functions that require a thorough knowledge of the College’s policies, procedures, and operations and an understanding of the College’s role within the community. The Executive Assistant to the President is a Member of the Executive Cabinet Team and has recurring contact with Members of the Board of Trustees, senior administrators and executives, public and private officials, the media, students, and parents. The Executive Assistant to the President exercises initiative and independent judgment in managing the President’s schedule and the office’s daily activities. The Executive Assistant to the President uses discretion in the dissemination of information to faculty, students, staff, and the various publics served by the College, as well as coordinates activities with the administrative units of the College.

 

Description:  Facilitates the efficient utilization of the President’s time through development and coordination of a complex calendar of appointments, meetings, social engagements, and College and community functions with individuals and groups.  Promotes a positive image of the College by greeting and receiving visitors to the President’s Office; responding to inquiries from diverse College publics (e.g., students, parents, faculty, staff, legislators, alumni, the media, and public and private officials); providing authoritative information regarding College policies or decisions; referring inquiries or problems to the appropriate office or person; resolving problems, and following up to determine the inquirer’s satisfaction with the response.  Serves as a liaison between the President and other College administrators, Members of the Board of Trustees, public and private officials, various boards, faculty, staff, students, and the various publics served by the College by communicating and/or interpreting policy, decisions, and documents issued by College, gathering information and providing information to the President, and representing the President’s Office on select internal and civic committees.  Coordinates the flow of incoming and outgoing communication by receiving, routing, and/or responding to incoming communication and determining the appropriate office, department, or agency for outgoing communication.  Prepares correspondence for distribution or approval and signature, and checks the documents for completeness and accuracy.  Acts as the liaison for Members of the Board of Trustees by answering their questions and directing them to the appropriate administrator.  Facilitates the success of events hosted by the President’s Office by scheduling events with appropriate offices and agencies, advising/contacting participants or invited guests, preparing agendas and programs, arranging for audiovisual and associated support equipment, using independent judgment regarding event alternatives, modifications, or last-minute changes, and coordinating or providing support during the events.  Manages a complex filing system by overseeing the filing system; creates files and records as necessary; updates files and records; determines retention or purge schedules, and retrieves files and documents as needed.  Contributes to the overall success of the College by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned by the President.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Business, Accounting, English, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited college, or equivalent experience.  At least five years of increasingly responsible secretarial or administrative

experience is required which must include an extensive knowledge of general

office procedures, and supervision of others on a regular basis.

 

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

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Arkansas Teacher Corps

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  14472

Closing:  July 8

 

Summary:  The Executive Director will be responsible for directing the Arkansas Teacher Corps (ATC), the general operations of the program, and its staff. The job duties will include: managing the ATC staff management, financial management, school district, stakeholder, and legislative liaison, leading the recruitment and selection processes, fellow placements and certifications, and public relations, fundraising, and grant management.  Regular, reliable and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

 

Requirements:  Earned master’s degree in education, public policy, business, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least two years of experience K-12 teaching.  At least two years of experience working with students from low-income backgrounds.  At least one year of experience managing/coaching adults in a non-profit or related service-oriented organization.  At least two public presentations to education stakeholders.

 

Preferred:  At least one year of experience working with, managing, or operating an education non-profit or other service organization.  Experience managing large budgets.  Experience managing major events or conferences.  Experience with grant writing and fundraising in a non-profit, K-12 education, or higher education setting.  Valid Arkansas teaching certificate.

 

To Apply, or for more information:      https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/14636

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Heart of Arkansas United Way / Little Rock

Closing:  August 15

 

Summary:  The Heart of Arkansas United Way is currently seeking applications for the President/Chief Executive Officer position.

 

Description:  The President/CEO provides strategic leadership to ensure that the mission and vision are well understood, that financial resources are appropriate for that mission, community needs are effectively identified, and that the organizational message is communicated consistently.  The President/CEO serves as the symbol of the organization and is committed to providing the highest quality services and sound financial operations; working in collaboration with others in the communities served; and assuring the agency is a recognized leader and model for social change through is community investments and programs.  The major responsibilities of institutional leadership include, but are not limited to:  resource development and fundraising; resource application and budgetary management; strategic management; and supervision of staff.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required, graduate work preferred.  Minimum of 10 years experience, with at least five years experience at executive leadership and management level in the for-profit or not-for-profit sector.

 

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

 

Search Committee

PO Box 798

North Little Rock, AR 72115

 

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GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  6168

 

Summary:  KATV 7 is looking for an energetic, highly motivated, aggressive and creative journalist to join our number one rated, award winning news team. The candidate we are looking for is someone who can enterprise story ideas, gather information and tell the stories of real people.  We want someone who has sound writing skills, excellent active live shot presence and knows the importance of digital media. The successful candidate will be someone who thrives on breaking news.

 

Requirements:  Degree in journalism or related field.  One year plus of experienced reporting in a local broadcast news affiliate as an on-air reporter.  Experienced with field live shots a must.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=5553&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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GRANTS & CONTRACTS COORDINATOR II

Research & Sponsored Programs

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

Position Number:  R99080

Closing:  July 14

 

Summary:  The Grants and Contracts Coordinator reports to the Associate Director for Post Award Activities in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, and will perform functions associated with the administration of fiscal activities related to sponsored grants and contracts and will communicate with principal investigators and funding sources to resolve issues and gather information.

 

Description:  Manage a portfolio of sponsored programs.  Review terms and conditions of grants, contracts or agreements to ensure compliance with institutional, federal, state and/or local regulations.  Review and monitor grant and contract expenditures for accuracy, allocability, allowability, completeness, and reasonableness.  Participate and provide documentation in audits performed of sponsored programs.  Provide technical assistance and guidance in the preparation, submission, processing, and management of research grants and contract proposals, awards, and agreements for researchers throughout the University.  Participate in the preparation of reports applicable to post award activities.  Assist in the delivery of a variety of workshops, training sessions, and other outreach instruments that instructs internal and external constituents about the evolving research and sponsored programs administrative and compliance landscape.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  A bachelor’s degree in accounting is required with at least two years of general accounting experience. Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications. Direct experience utilizing Microsoft Excel to compile and analyze financial data.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5005

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Garver / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  Garver is hiring a Graphic Designer that will join our in-house creative team in supporting the firm’s business development and marketing efforts by visually translating ideas and text into appealing design solutions. The successful candidate must be passionate about applying branding, color, and typography across print and digital platforms.

 

Description:  This position will primarily compliment the corporate communications team on projects to engage internal and external contacts with Garver’s 97-year old brand. The ideal candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at one time while remaining flexible, and working within tight deadlines.  Responsibilities in this role will vary greatly, giving you the chance to be creative in delivering messages and imagery in tasks such as: offering creative ideas, process improvements, and technological solutions to expand the creative team’s abilities.  Creating graphics for the web and print collateral such as ads, publications, and brochures.  Building vector Illustrations, such as infographics.  Photo-editing.  Coordinating production of materials.  Video production and editing.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, visual arts, or a related field.  Strong creative user of Adobe CS.  Two-plus (2+) years of post-graduation work history in a corporate environment.  Advanced understanding of typography.  An outstanding portfolio for review.

 

Preferred:  Photography skills.  3D animation/motion experience.  Video production experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Candidates must submit a cover letter with their online application and be prepared to send in a digital portfolio upon request.

 

https://garverusa.com/joinus/jobDescription.php?gnk=job&gni=8a7880ec545b15d701548670fe562be2

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  Helping build a strong brand by designing digital and printed materials, maintaining website, and assisting with planning and execution of marketing campaigns.

 

Description:  Takes initiative, works independently to accomplish work without need for frequent intervention or follow up and has an expert eye for detail. Works on a variety of projects targeting several unique customer segments including, but not limited to:  website; brochures, booklets, and flyers; print advertising in magazines, newspapers, journals; internal documents such as proposals, contracts; program materials such as participant booklets, handouts, and PowerPoint presentations; layout and style design for new downloadable content pieces used in marketing campaigns; and marketing campaign design and support. Works with the publishing team to concept, develop, and release resources into the marketplace.  Plans, designs, produces, and proofs.  Manages entire projects from start to finish ensuring quality products.  Helps build the brand through relentless consistency and precision-guided attention to detail.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with graphic design emphasis and/or comparable experience.  One or more years of professional graphic design experience. Advanced knowledge and demonstrable skill in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop.  First-rate organizational skills and attention to small details.  Excellent written communication with a strong computer literacy. Ability to listen and interpret specific needs.  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of simultaneous projects.  Ability to accept direction and deliver effective/engaging creativity with minimal oversight. Exceptional communication skills, writing, and organizational skills.

 

Preferred:  Social media management: experience managing, creating, and analyzing content for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter.  Writing/blogging or editing skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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HEI PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Honors College

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  12022

Closing:  June 26

 

Summary:  The HEI Program Coordinator supports the efforts of retention, recruitment and communication in the Honors College. This includes coordinating publications, updating the website, managing exhibitions and artwork, and managing college social media. The position also serves as the office manager and initial contact for the college. This includes being responsible for staffing the desk, providing direct supervision of undergraduate extra-help employees, managing all reception and clerical activities, managing purchasing and travel transactions, providing student and course support, coordinating the use of Honors College facilities, assisting with events and providing general support to the Deans and other college staff. This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Recruitment and Retention.  Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job function of this job, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

 

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

 

Preferred:  Experience in higher education.  Familiarity with Microsoft Office.  At least three years of experience with University systems, including BASIS, Razorbuy, UAConnect, and R25.  Experience updating webpages.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/14407

 

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KLRC DIRECTOR OF GIFT PROCESSING & DATA MANAGEMENT

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  The Director of Gift Processing and Data Management is responsible for oversight of the KLRC Raiser’s Edge donor database and gift processing processes and procedures, with the goal of ensuring high standards of data integrity and donor stewardship.  This individual will also supervise data entry processes and personnel.  This position will be housed at the JBU Broadcast Center / KLRC facility in downtown Siloam Springs.

 

Description:  Manage the Raiser’s Edge fundraising database. This includes oversight, implementation and training of best practices for gift/pledge entry, timely receipting of all gifts, and regular review of donor records to maintain ongoing integrity of the database.  Provide analytics for the purpose of benchmarking and forecasting and create reports and queries to assess the ongoing success and outcomes of all development efforts.  Supervise data entry process and personnel.  Produce data segmentations for purposes of direct mail fundraising and donor retention and stewardship.  Update and improve systems and procedures where possible, including documentation when applicable.  Perform routine imports as needed, such as new constituent records, gift and constituent attributes, appeals, etc.  Assists with entry of gifts and pledges as needed.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Three or more years of related experience.  Proficiency with at least one donor database platform, with preference given to Raiser’s Edge.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Baptist Health Foundation

Baptist Health / Little Rock

* One of two available positions.

 

Summary:  Cultivates, secures and stewards major and annual gifts from individuals and foundations. Plans, develops and implements strategies and programs to increase giving through major and annual gifts. Strategies may include the Grateful Patient program, grant writing, third party fundraisers, corporate roadshows, capital campaigns, etc. May include creating bridge from major donors to planned giving. May also include in-depth prospect research. Provides support as needed for events such as Bolo Bash Luncheon, Arkansas Charity Clays, Taste of Giving, and other events. Provides patient support.

 

Requirements:  Must have college degree. Minimum of 2 years in non-profit industry. Minimum of 2 years experience in Raiser’s Edge. Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel. Excellent communication skills. Must have demonstrated ability to work with all demographics and types of backgrounds. Work history includes increasing levels of responsibility and accountability. Must have demonstrated ability to keep strict confidence.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/bhark/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=106360

 

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Baptist Health Foundation

Baptist Health / Little Rock

* One of two available positions.

 

Summary:  Cultivates, secures and stewards major and annual gifts from individuals and foundations. Plans, develops and implements strategies and programs to increase giving through major and annual gifts. Strategies may include the Grateful Patient program, grant writing, third party fundraisers, corporate roadshows, capital campaigns, etc. May include creating bridge from major donors to planned giving. May also include in-depth prospect research. Provides support as needed for events such as Bolo Bash Luncheon, Arkansas Charity Clays, Taste of Giving, and other events. Provides patient support.

 

Requirements:  Must have college degree. Minimum of 2 years in non-profit industry. Minimum of 2 years experience in Raiser’s Edge. Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel. Excellent communication skills. Must have demonstrated ability to work with all demographics and types of backgrounds. Work history includes increasing levels of responsibility and accountability. Must have demonstrated ability to keep strict confidence.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/bhark/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=106361

 

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MARKETING DIRECTOR

Friday, Eldredge & Clark / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Marketing Director is responsible for working closely with attorneys and other professional staff to accomplish the primary goal of helping the firm and attorneys attract profitable new business. Additionally, this position is responsible for overseeing and supporting the firm’s marketing, communications and business development efforts and for management of the firm’s web presence and marketing technology. Specific functions include: planning and budgeting; digital marketing; communications and media relations; business development; and public relations and community involvement.  The Marketing Director reports to and works at the direction of the Managing Partner and in conjunction with the firm’s Management Committee.

 

Requirements:  College degree, preferably in journalism, communications or marketing, or equivalent experience required.  Minimum of three years related experience required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Jeannie Billingsley

Director, Human Resources

jbillingsley@fridayfirm.com

 

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MARKETING MANGER

Power Technology, Inc. / Alexander

 

Summary:  Power Technology, a laser manufacturer, has an opening for a Marketing Manger. This is a technical position that include comprehensive training on laser topics. A technical mind is a great asset for this position.  Prior sales experience is necessary, and we will train individuals to learn a variety of technical and marketing skills. As a fast-paced company in the laser technology industry, successful candidates will have opportunities to advance within the organization.  This job involves marketing and promotion of laser hardware to new and existing business prospect.

 

Description:  Graphic Design (Adobe Creative Suite.)  Basic Web Programming (HTML, CSS, Magento.)  Strong writing and editing skills.  CRM Management using Hubspot and Goldmine.  Complete understanding of google analytics, webmaster tools, and adwords.  Social media use including Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and Google+.  Basic Video Editing Skills.  Budgeting, Forecasting and KPI reporting.  Tradeshow planning.

 

Requirements:  Great interpersonal skills and social competency.  Professional demeanor, organized and reliable.  Effective and skillful communication skills.  Ambition, a strong work ethic, and a student mentality.  Result driven attitude.  Hunger for success.  Ability to excel in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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MEDIA ASSISTANT

Stone Ward / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Debra Reid, Director of Media Services

dreid@stoneward.com

 

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MORNING MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV 11 is looking for a hard-working, team-oriented Multi-Media Journalist who is serious about their career. If you seek near-constant constructive feedback, please apply. If you need help writing compelling anchor lead-ins, please apply. If your reporting portfolio is lacking live shot experience, please apply. You will be surrounded by a newsroom of 50 others who work together each day to create the best content in town, broadcast and digital. You will be expected to bring “real” story ideas to each morning meeting. You will be expected to tweet and post stories, every day. You will be expected to break stories. In return, we will make you the reporter you always wanted to be. If your desire is to move up to a larger market, TEGNA owns properties all over and you will be in the pipeline. So, get us that reel and resume, we are waiting to hear from you.

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://tegna.jobs.net/en-US/job/morning-multi-media-journalist/J3G04Z67JKJH2SL9C8F

 

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MULTI-PLATFORM PRODUCER

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  This position calls for someone who can help edit the THV11 morning newscast while also assisting the other show producers. The ideal candidates are creative problem solvers with strong journalistic judgment, detail skills and an ability to think creatively.  Our producers must be able to skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.  One to two years experience required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://tegna.jobs.net/en-US/job/multi-platform-producer/J3H85363W9YYQCNW9WV

 

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MUSEUM INTERPRETIVE SPECIALIST

Historic Arkansas Museum

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22092649

Salary:  $29,251 – $49,683

Closing:  July 1

 

Summary:  The Museum Interpretive Specialist is responsible for supervising staff and administering museum interpretive programming for museum special events, on-site programs, outreach programs, and other public services. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Supervises a small staff by interviewing, hiring, training, and evaluating performance. Develops museum public services including on-site and outreach programs, special events, lesson plans, tours, loan boxes, and teacher resource materials. Coordinates museum public programs, both on-site and outreach, including planning and implementation. Presents interpretive programs to visitors and educational groups. Conducts reseach of primary and secondary sources to develop adult, children, and living history programs. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in history, art history, education, or related area; plus one year of experience in museum or educational programs, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=9d9a5c0d67a261b8f5931072a9cc9b7b&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=83965

 

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NEWS / CONTENT SPECIALIST  (part-time)

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2016-5304

 

Summary:  KAIT 8 has an immediate opening for a part-time news/content specialist. Candidate must be a self-starter, able to work under tight deadlines, have the ability to learn how to operate various news broadcast equipment, and embrace a newsroom culture that blends news content gathering with production operation. Must demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing news/web content, editing video, production/journalism principles, and perform traditional production assistant duties (Chyron, audio, studio camera, and teleprompter.) This is an exciting position with great potential for upward mobility. Flexible schedule required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Apply online and upload your resume and any links to your work.

 

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5304/news-content-specialist/job

 

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NEWS / CONTENT SPECIALIST  (part-time)

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2016-5309

 

Summary:  KAIT 8 has an immediate opening for a part-time news/content specialist. Candidate must be a self-starter, able to work under tight deadlines, have the ability to learn how to operate various news broadcast equipment, and embrace a newsroom culture that blends news content gathering with production operation. Must demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing news/web content, editing video, production/journalism principles, and perform traditional production assistant duties (Chyron, audio, studio camera, and teleprompter.) This is an exciting position with great potential for upward mobility. Flexible schedule required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Apply online and upload your resume and any links to your work.

 

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5309/news-content-specialist/job

 

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OFFICE MANAGER  (part-time)

LifeQuest of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Maintain database of program participants, instructors, classes and donors; pay bills; record receipts and other financial transactions in QuickBooks and prepare monthly reports; reconcile bank statements; provide support for operations of education programs, fundraising activities, volunteer leaders, and Executive Director.  Annual leave; sick leave; paid major holidays; 50% health plan premium; annual employer contribution to individual retirement plan.  24 hours per week.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Send resume with references and contact information to:

 

Ann Leek, Executive Director

aleek@lifequestofarkansas.org

 

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OPERATIONS MANAGER

KVTJ
Victory Televison Network / Trumann

 

Summary:  The KVTJ Operations Manager will provide operational management and oversight of the KVTJ-DT main studio and tower site located at 28999 Hwy 214 East, Trumann, Arkansas, across the highway from the historic Judd Hill Plantation. The employee will also work at the remote microwave sites that relay the VTN network signal from Little Rock to KVTJ to ensure proper operational status and compliance with FCC regulations. These four (4) microwave sites are spread out between England, Arkansas and the KVTJ site near Trumann, Arkansas.

 

Description:  Ensure that the KVTJ signal stays on the air in compliance with FCC regulations.  Perform or delegate preventive and corrective maintenance on all broadcast systems in KVTJ and the four MW relay sites, inclusive of building facilities, tower structures and power generators.  Perform or delegate routine inspections, documentations, research and studies on improvements, and coordination with contractors on site.  Perform project management on site as required.  Coordinate, implement or delegate must-carry tasks at CATV and satellite head-ends as needed.  Coordinate with the KVTJ Contract/Consulting Engineer to perform routine and emergency maintenance on the transmitter and all other tasks that require the services of a qualified TV transmitter engineer.  Supervise the daily activity of the KVTJ technician.  Coordinate talent/visitor recordings inside the studio on site.  Report to the General Manager and perform other tasks as assigned.

 

Requirements:  AA degree in Electronics or equivalent experience on tube transmitters.  Experience working on broadcast transmitters is a plus.  SBE Certification is a plus.  Ability to climb ladders, lift at least 50 pounds, work in tight spaces in a safe manner.  Ability to drive a company vehicle with good driving record.  Able to use MS Office and 21st century mobile communications devices as part of daily duties.  Willing to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed for 24/7 on-call duty.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://www.vtntv.com/about/jobs/

 

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PHOTOGRAPHER

Communications, Marketing & Government Relations

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

Position Number:  060001

 

b  Provide photographic services for the University of Central Arkansas (UCA). This position is a part of the office of University Relations and Creative Services (URCS).  The photographer’s role is to provide images that help show the face of the campus with a concentration on communications, marketing and public relations imagery.  Priorities include but are not limited to publications produced through URCS, image requests/needs from the office of the President, general campus imagery used to promote UCA and other campus requests as needed.

 

Description:  Collaborate with team members including writers, designers and directors to create unique and dynamic photographic imagery for prestige communications including UCA Magazine, President’s Report, university website, primary social and print media outlets, alumni materials, fundraising initiatives and admissions marketing materials.  Develop and maintain an extensive selection of stock imagery of the campus, academic programs, student life, special events and initiatives.  Create and maintain a photo storage system that provides for easy search and retrieval of photographic images by staff.  Document the growth and historical activities inherent to a vibrant university including campus expansion, new programs and special events.  Provide for the daily photographic needs of the university including basic portraits, news images, college and departmental requests and general event coverage as needed.  Works with vendors to ensure quality production of materials.  Keeps abreast of trends and issues in photography.  Manage student workers and act as liaison to freelance photographers.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in photography or related field.  Must have at least three years experience in producing professional quality photographic images for print and digital publication.

 

Preferred:  Prior experience in higher education a plus but not mandatory.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/2694

 

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PHOTOGRAPHER / EDITOR

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  1524

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/867802/Photographer-Editor/

 

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PHYSICIAN RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE

Baptist Health / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Serves as a representative of Baptist Health to physicians, businesses and community organizations in the state. Responsible for growing referrals while enhancing the relationships and loyalty of referring physicians as well as gain new business from those physicians not currently referring to Baptist Health. Work collaboratively with the director of marketing, senior management and service line managers to develop new sales and maintain existing clients. Work collaboratively with administration and staff at all BH hospital/system locations. Deliver sales presentations to potential clients. Report market intelligence and identify issues that are barriers to referrals and increased business.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or healthcare related field required. 3-5 years of combined experience in customer service, sales and marketing, preferably in a healthcare setting. Must demonstrate clear, concise communication skills, orally and in writing. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Work, Excel and PowerPoint). Working knowledge of sales and healthcare business environment. Must have a professional appearance, be highly self-motivated, with strong organization, planning and interactive skills and have the ability to work on several projects simultaneously. Must have a valid Arkansas Driver’s License and excellent driving record. Must have ability to operate a vehicle and travel to all accounts/facilities as required. Must be able to work independently and use good judgement according to established policy.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/bhark/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=106387

 

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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT  (part-time)

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2016-44463

 

Summary:  5 NEWS, which broadcasts from two studios in Fort Smith and Fayetteville, is looking for a part-time production assistant/operator at our Fort Smith studios.  The primary focus of the production assistant is to assist with the production of live news broadcasts and commercial and promotional projects by operating equipment such as audio consoles, studio cameras, location cameras and editing equipment.

 

Description:  Operates the studio cameras during live news broadcasts.  Controls teleprompter.  Prepares studio for live and recorded news segments.  Maintains studio lighting grid.  Reports malfunctioning studio equipment to engineering.  Operates the audio console during live news broadcasts.  Operates audio console during the recording of station produced local programming.  Sets-up and records field production by operating cameras, lighting and audio equipment for commercial and promotional projects.  Edit commercial and promotional segments using Final Cut Pro.  Assist with other control room and on location duties as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Must be physically able to reach and manipulate all operating controls on the technical equipment. Ability to make decisions and react quickly in order to respond to last minute program changes and equipment malfunctions. Experience in operating editing equipment and audio during newscasts. Knowledge of lighting techniques. Know-how to frame camera shots. Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one.)

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/

(search Job ID 2016-44463)

 

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PROJECT COORDINATOR

Center for Community & Economic Development

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

Position Number 051041

Closing:  June 30

 

Summary:  The Project Coordinator of the Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED) is responsible for technical and communication support for (CCED) and the Community Development Institute (CDI). The Project Coordinator will assist with community projects and training events, data management, marketing, and purchasing. Additional responsibilities include support for research and applied projects, communication with customers and stakeholders, and other administrative duties as assigned.

 

Description:  Maintain UCA Foundation accounts.  Maintain grant accounts, which may include tracking and reconciliation of grant expenditures and account balances, completion of grant-related purchases, and communication and coordination with UCA’s Grants Office and accounting technician’s within the Division of Outreach and Community Engagement.  Assume responsibility for purchasing, travel arrangements, and development and routing of contracts.  Serve as primary point of contact for CDI Advisory Board, which includes scheduling board meetings and serving as board secretary/recorder.  Support marketing and communications efforts through maintenance of mailing lists and email lists, survey development and execution through FluidSurveys, development of newsletters and press releases, and management of the CDI listserv.  Assist with marketing and logistics efforts for CDI and other training events. May include coordination of room reservations, handling of audio visual set-up, and processing of participant registrations.  Act as support staff for community projects by coordinating of conference calls and community meetings, keeping project minutes, leading community meetings, conducting basic research, and gathering of training and outreach materials. This may also include assistance with preparing and/or delivering public presentations and representing the university at various outreach events.  Coordinate student worker hiring and schedules.  Represent CCED at conferences and meetings.

 

Requirements:  Undergraduate degree.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.  Strong business and interpersonal communication skills.  Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment.  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.  Ability to work in a team-based environment.  Flexibility to travel and willingness to work occasional evening and weekend hours.  Ability to lift 20-30 pounds.

 

Preferred:  Event planning and/or marketing experience.  Experience in community and economic development with aspirations to further a career in the field.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/2690

 

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PROJECT COORDINATOR / CONTINUING EDUCATION

Academic Affairs – Continuing Education Admin

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

Position Number:  50063825

Closing:  June 28

 

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

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years’ experience in project coordination. High School diploma plus 6 years of project coordination experience can be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree. Preferred 1 year experience with SAP, specifically the material management module for ordering and WordPress for web-page management. Must have knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60029957

 

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PROJECT COORDINATOR / ENDOCRINOLOGY

College of Medicine – Internal Med Endo

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

Position Number:  50059814

Closing:  July 6

 

Summary:  The Project Coordinator will be responsible for providing a high level of administrative support assisting the Division Faculty and Staff in the day to day operations of the Division. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to, managing the schedule and activities of the Faculty Fellows and Staff, and coordinating and supervising projects delegated by Faculty, Division Director and Division Administrator. This position serves as the direct point of contact for the Faculty, Fellows and Staff and must work with minimal supervision.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field plus three years administrative support and project/program coordination experience; OR, a high school diploma/GED plus seven years administrative support and project/program coordination experience. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

 

Preferred:  Administrative experience in a hospital/academic setting preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030038

 

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PROJECT MANAGER

Stone Ward / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Our Little Rock office has a great opportunity for a dynamic Project Manager with advertising experience. You will become an integral member of our healthcare and outdoor industry verticals team. Project managers are the “make it happen” group within the agency. They keep the engine running. They are a special group that makes sure projects are getting done while also keeping an eye on the brand with their brand manager team mate. Project managers thrive on doing great work and exceeding client expectations. You will managing internal workflow, interact with our clients, and work with all levels of staff. The sky is the limit for the right person.

 

Description:  Responsible for day-to-day management of project assignments for multiple clients allowing the agency to produce great integrated work – on time, on budget and as efficiently as possible.  Drive digital and print processes and manage workflow; work with the account team to meet/manage all client deadlines; maintain regular client contact and be an integral part of the brand team, ensuring that the client is updated and briefed on relevant project activity.  Oversees the team’s projects to guarantee overall quality work and ensures the project is delivered on time and on budget.  Manages deadlines for all disciplines within the agency including; digital, media, public relations, creative and production.  Opens jobs and provides job updates to team members and keeps status reports updated weekly.  Manages workflow of all projects from project brief (written by brand manager) to completion.  Daily tracking of all jobs to coordinate efficient workflow throughout the agency.  Manages all internal status meetings with team as well as attends client status meetings when needed with Brand Manager.  Manage and reinforce a rigorous approval process – routes projects to proofreading (when applicable) and other pertinent agency personnel for approvals (internal reviews) before client approval. Responsible for maintaining a thorough documentation (history) for all projects in EMS and/or ClientTrac.  Compile internal estimates including outside charges for brand management and client approvals.  Serves as primary contact with client on day-to-day initiatives such as creative approvals, estimate approvals, etc. and secondary contact for brand counsel.

 

Requirements:   Four year college degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Lucie Pathmann, Director of Public Relations

lpathmann@stoneward.com

 

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PROMOTION PRODUCER

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2016-44450

 

Summary:  KFSM Channel 5 and KXNW 34, Tribune Broadcasting stations in the 100th TV market, have an immediate opening for a full time Promotion Producer to join our team at our Fort Smith, Arkansas location.  This is an exciting , fun opportunity to produce cutting –edge news, image, contest and special event promotion for our multiple platforms including on-air, social and mobile.  Here is your chance to do be part of the complete creative process from concept to writing, shooting and editing.

 

Description:  Conceptualize, write, produce and edit on-air news, contests and public service announcements.  Must be able to manage all aspects of the promotions process including shooting, lighting, graphics, videography, non-linear editing and post production.  Stay up to date on industry trends and implement new ideas into your work.  Manage time while juggling multiple projects.  Collaborate with a variety of team members throughout the creative process.  Bring creative ideas to brainstorming sessions.  Assist with station sponsored events.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience is required. Minimum of 1 year of relevant professional experience, 2-3 years is desired. Proven ability to write promotion/ad copy for TV.  Understand and successfully execute writing, lighting, nonlinear and design principals.  Fluent in cinematography especially DSLR technology.  Proficient with Final Cut Pro preferred, FCPX is desired.  Experience working with After Effects.  Ability to work in a rapid, fast paced environment.  Thrive under tight deadlines.  Must be able to work independently or as part of a team.  Display a positive work ethic and high degree of integrity and professionalism.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/

(search Job ID 2016-44450)

 

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PROSPECT RESEARCHER & GRANT WRITER

Advancement

Harding University / Searcy

 

Summary:  Performs research of various methods to identify and qualify donors in a support function for the senior advancement officers.  Submits reports to officers regarding engagement and solicitation opportunities for the university.  Conducts in-depth research on individuals, corporations, and foundations in support of the Advancement programs.  Writing and submitting reoccurring and new grant proposals to secure financial support from corporations and foundations for university priorities.  This position will have goals based on reports generated for the senior officers as well as the number and quality of proposals for both national and local companies/foundations.

 

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

 

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REPORTER

Jonesboro Sun / Jonesboro

 

Summary:  The Jonesboro Sun is seeking a self-motivated, determined applicant to fill an open full-time reporter position. This position will include general assignment reporting duties as well as beat-specific responsibilities. This position requires coverage of some night meetings.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree — preferably in journalism or communications — is preferred, but not required if the candidate has prior reporting experience at a daily or weekly newspaper or media outlet.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send cover letter, resume, examples of work and three references to:

 

Chris Wessel, Editor

cwessel@jonesborosun.com

 

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REPORTER

Sheridan Headlight / Sheridan

 

Summary:   The Sheridan Headlight is looking to hire a full-time reporter to help us cover the growing city of Sheridan and the outlying areas of Grant County. The successful candidate will become our general interest reporter, covering a wide variety of stories, from fast-breaking news stories to human interest features, to evening city, county and school board meetings. We are a weekly paper, but we value well-written and researched stories that make our paper a must- read. If you are looking to gain valuable experience while working with editors who have decades of experience, send us a cover letter, your resume and references.

 

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

 

Millie McClain, Managing Editor

info@thesheridanheadlight.com

 

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REPORTER / MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST

KNWA

Nexstar Broadcasting Group / Fayetteville

Job ID:  2468

 

Summary:  KNWA-TV / KFTA-TV, NBC and FOX affiliates, are looking for a newsroom-experienced, tested-in-the-field journalists to join our MMJ reporter team.  We want someone who knows how to enterprise, knows how to connect with viewers, knows how to utilize social media and is well versed in new media platforms. We’ve got a well-established newsroom, a fantastic community, opportunities for refining your craft and state-of-the-art equipment to help a strong reporter become even stronger.  Our newsroom is forward-thinking and built on a strong emphasis of positive reinforcement, feedback, growth and development of talent and a desire to win. We are consistently winning awards from our local audiences for our commitment to our community and our service-centered sense of duty. Whether you are looking for a place to settle in or a place to equip yourself and launch into that “big step” – we have a proven track record of providing both outcomes.

 

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

 

Brook Thomas, News Director

bthomas@knwa.com

 

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SENIOR DEVELOPMENT OFFICER / ANNUAL GIFTS

Foundation / NWA

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Fayetteville

Posting Number:  3025997

 

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

 

Description:   1.  Plan and manage annual fundraising and community-based activities.  Create and lead formal plan for annual fundraising activities including goals, timelines and budgets.  Make recommendations to SrVP/VP/DOD (Director of Development) regarding appropriate cultivation activities.  Assist annual gifts management in the creation and implementation of an annual operating budget and strategic plan.  Meet or exceed assigned metrics (personal visits, number of donors, referrals and revenue.)  Oversee fiscal management and record keeping of all gifts.  2.  Solicit groups and individuals for outright and third-party gifts.  Cultivate and solicit in a timely manner those individuals or groups assigned.  Travel and work with donors and volunteers throughout the state, including nights and weekends.  Create a cultivation/solicitation time table and assign prospects.  Provide a monthly administrative staff report.  Assist with events as assigned.  Work with communications and planning staff to develop support materials.  Coordinate contracts with DOD.  In Compliance with ACH’s Fleet Management Policy, drives an ACH owned, leased, or personal vehicles frequently in the performance of essential job functions.  3.  Steward and recognize annual gift donors.  Steward assigned donors through planned activities to assure continued involvement.  Provide any formal donor recognition appropriate to the gift.  Coordinate and support membership, planning and recognition events/meetings.  4.  Direct training, development and continuing education for annual gifts staff.  Develop training activities for staff and volunteers to ensure adequate understanding of annual gift programs.  Participate in local, regional and national training as requested.  Supervise and mentor assigned staff and volunteers.  Collaborate with DOD for implementation of annual fundraising activities.  In absence of DOD, lead AG staff.  5.  Complete projects and other duties as assigned.  Coordinate, plan and evaluate special projects as assigned.  Pursue knowledge of hospital operations and fundraising best practices.  Understand and promote approved funding opportunities and priorities.  Demonstrate good customer relations skills in dealing with donors, volunteers and patients/families.  Manage budget for assigned cost center including inventory control for promotional items.

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3025997

 

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SENIOR DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Institutal Advancement – Ct Excell

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

Position Number: 50064076

Closing:  July 4

 

Description:  The Senior Director of Development serves as a major gift officer for the University and provides direction and coordination of fund raising initiatives for the Myeloma Institute. Her/his focus will be high level relationships with the Institute’s donors and prospects. Under the direction of the Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Development (SAVC), the Senior Director will work closely with the Institute’s leadership team. She/he will serve as a key member of the Institute’s advancement team.  Will work with clinicians, community volunteers and faculty members in identifying, cultivating and successfully closing major gifts to support the clinical, educational and research missions of the Institute. The Senior Director will provide guidance and supervision to the Director of Development.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in Marketing, Communication, Public Relations or related field plus four years successful fundraising experience in raising major gifts preferably in an educational or health care setting; OR, Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related field plus six years successful fundraising experience in raising major gifts preferably in an educational or health care setting.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60030023

 

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SENIOR DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Institutal Advancement – College of Medicine

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

Position Number: 50035248

Closing:  July 1

 

Description:  The Senior Director of Development serves as a major gift officer for

the University and provides direction and coordination of fund raising initiatives for the College of Medicine. Her/his focus will be high level relationships with the College’s donors and prospects. Under the direction of the Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Development/Chief Development Officer for the College of Medicine (SAVC/CDO), the Senior Director will work closely with the Dean of the College of Medicine and the College’s executive team. The incumbent will serve as a key member of the College’s advancement team; working with department chairs, community volunteers and faculty members in identifying, cultivating and successfully closing major gifts to support the educational and research missions of the College. The Senior Director will provide guidance and supervision to the Director of Development.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in Marketing, Communication, Public Relations o related field plus four years successful fundraising experience in raising major gifts preferably in an educational or health care setting; OR, Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related field plus six years successful fundraising experience in raising major gifts preferably in an educational or health care setting.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60029735

 

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SENIOR PRODUCTION MANAGER / VIDEO BOARDS

Publicity

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  14484

Closing:  July 1

 

Summary:  Under the direction of the Assistant AD for Broadcast Services, the Senior Production Manager for Video Boards will be the lead point of contact for all matters relating to video boards (et al.) at the University of Arkansas athletics facilities and all digital video content requests submitted to the Broadcast Services department.  Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  In-stadium big screen video board experience.  Experience producing and editing broadcast-quality television.  Experience with interviewing and scripting.  Experience with operational level videography skills in Electronic News Gathering (ENG) (field video camera, lighting, and related audio.)  Experience with graphic creation.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree or higher in communications or broadcast journalism.  Experience in sports broadcast television production.  Practical non-linear editing experience.  Experience in television production.  Experience with Electronic News Gathering (ENG) Camera systems.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/14572

 

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SENIOR WEB DEVELOPER

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  The Senior Web Developer is specifically responsible for implementing, developing and/or managing the front-end and back-end functionality of JBU’s public web presence. He or she will research and implement SEO techniques and trends to maximize organic search visibility, ensure adherence to accessibility standards, and research/implement/develop new web-related technologies. This position will work closely and collaboratively with the University Communications (UC) team on an ongoing basis to enhance the effectiveness of JBU’s web presence as a communication and marketing tool.

 

Description:  Implements, develops, and/or manages the front-end and back-end functionality of JBU’s public web presence.  Implements, develops, and/or manages site management tools including content management systems (CMS), video/photo management systems, and interactive tools used on or through the web.  Maintains existing web tools, which may include: blogs, calendars, live chat, newsletters, photo galleries, video galleries, RSS feeds, pod casts, etc.  Investigates and implements new web-related technologies which may be related to:  security, user interface design, programming methodologies, database solutions, communication protocols/schemes, etc.  Monitors SEO standards and trends to maximize JBU’s appearance in organic search results.  Ensures adherence to site accessibility standards (for visually impaired users, mobile devices and special browsers.)  Regularly collaborates with UC on development of web site services to the university, shared projects, and overall web strategies, including providing input and feedback on creative work by other members of the UC team.  Collaborates with UC to educate and train departmental web page managers in the use of CMS tools and the development of content so that pages are effective and optimized for search engines.  Collaborates with UC to develop style guides and templates (primarily information architecture) for the creation of new web pages and web content to optimize JBU’s online brand image, site functionality, and JBU’s appearance in search engines; ensures that those styles and templates are used appropriately.  Collaborates with UC to integrate web site communications with print materials, PR efforts, and marketing materials, to most consistently and effectively represent JBU to its constituents.  Directs and/or supervises independent contractors hired to assist with web development projects.  Supervises, develops and/or consults on the selection and use of communication tools which may include: email subscription management, email marketing tools, survey tools, etc.  Manages partner and client relationships including effectively communicating with partners and clients about active projects and project plans.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field required.  Proficiency in interpreting business requirements and translating them into dynamic, database-driven, web applications.  Ability to build web solutions that blend high functionality, usability, and attractive design.  Proficiency in setting up and managing web sites hosted on IIS.  WordPress sites (theme and plugin creation.)  Proficiency in industry standard graphics software.  Knowledge of Linux environments.

 

Preferred:  Five or more years of full-time related experience is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   

http://www.jbu.edu/hr/staff/senior_web_developer/

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

Position Number:  196003

Closing:  June 27

 

Summary:  The Special Events Coordinator is responsible for coordinating special event programs in the Student Center. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. This position works nights and weekends.

 

Description:  Coordinates use of campus facilities and equipment for special events by determining activity needs and developing custodial and maintenance schedules. Provides technical assistance to program sponsors, greets and directs visitors to campus, and resolves problems and complaints. Prepares reports of events, building and equipment usage, maintains financial records, and purchases supplies and equipment as needed. Compiles budget information for work unit, assists in event planning, and recommends policies and procedures concerning activities and special events. Advises campus organizations concerning availability of speakers and performers, develops correspondence and promotional materials, and coordinates security needs for events. Operates audiovisual and video equipment for events and activities as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of bookkeeping, basic accounting, billing, or related experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

Preferred:  Formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public relations, theatre arts, or related field; plus one year of experience coordinating special events of promotions or related area.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/2687

 

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SPORTS ANCHOR / REPORTER

KLRT 16

Nexstar Broadcasting Group / Little Rock

Job ID:  2470

 

Summary:  KLRT and KARK, the Fox and NBC affiliates in Little Rock, are looking for a standout storyteller and broadcaster to join Arkansas’ leader in multi-platform news and entertainment as a weekend sports anchor for Fox16. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about covering college and high school sports and loves to tell memorable stories.  The ideal candidate is currently working in an anchoring role. We need someone who can hold down the desk and also rush out the door with a camera to cover events. Candidates must have extensive live experience.  Candidates must be engaged in social media and be able to embrace it as part of their daily routine. Above all, KLRT and KARK are looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude. A minimum of two years reporting in a newsroom environment is preferred. No beginners please.

 

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

 

Austin Kellerman

akellerman@fox16.com

 

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STUDENT AFFAIRS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

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

Position Number:  R97376

Closing:  June 30

 

Summary:  The Student Affairs Development Officer oversees fundraising projects and identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards donors in order to meet budget goals while increasing long-term program sustainability. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  In line with UALR’s overall mission, create a long-range strategy and ensure successful execution of objectives.  Identify, cultivate, and solicit philanthropic support by developing and maintaining relationships with assigned prospects; manages special projects; carry out fundraising priorities.  Support fundraising strategies and methods or activities to ensure proper acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship of donors; participate in developing materials, case statements, and brochures; work in collaboration to prepare reports and prospect research materials.  Participate in professional development organizations, committees, boards, and meetings; travel locally, and out-of-town as necessary, prepare call reports in a timely manner.  Develop and maintain databases and spreadsheets to track prospects and fundraising.  Supervise and organize fundraising and/or special events.  Participate in the development of plans, budget planning, and execution of recommended goals aligned with strategic planning.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required. Experience working with a diverse population.  Fundraising experience. Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects concurrently and be results-oriented.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/4918

 

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TECHNICAL EDITOR / WRITER

Arkansas Center for Health Improvement

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

Position Number:  50055357

Closing:  June 29

 

Description:  The ACHI Technical Editor works closely with the content owners/authors and directors to deliver results and translate the organization’s vision into reality by ensuring that ACHI’s communication products and funding proposals are of the highest quality and are congruent with the mission and vision of ACHI. This staff member works under the direction of the Communication Specialist, and is instrumental in influencing policy through written word or graphic representation. She/he will provide editorial assistance (including developmental, substantive, and copy editing and proofreading) and document-design assistance for work produced by ACHI staff, as requested by a member of the leadership team or the Communication Specialist. Will also develop issue briefs, reports, graphics, manuscripts, grant and contract proposals and other documents.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Technical Writing, Political Science, Science or Health related field plus 5 years of editing/writing experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60029263

 

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TICKET MANAGER / ASSISTANT BUSINESS MANAGER

Athletics

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

Position Number:  R99982

Closing:  July 6

 

Summary:  The Ticket Manager / Assistant Business Manager is a twelve month position and will be responsible for the successful execution in planning, developing and implementing all areas of the Athletic Ticket Office. Additionally the incumbent will work directly with the Assistant Athletic Director-CFO to manage the areas of team travel, recruiting and depositing all types of revenue. All duties and responsibilities are governed by state, federal and university policy.

 

Description:  Manage the day-to-day operations for the Athletic Ticket Office to include customer service, daily deposits and reconciliation of tickets.  Manage and maintain the ticketing system (TicketReturn.)  Renew the previous year’s season ticket holders.  Develop contacts and sell group tickets.  Manage and staff the ushers, ticket takers, ticket sellers and pass gate at all home athletic events.  Process and deposit all monies for the Athletic Department to the University and Foundation as well as maintaining adequate supporting documentation.  Manage sponsorship agreements and invoicing as well as follow-up and reporting.  Manage auction items and all revenue reconciliation for department’s annual fundraising event – SpectacUALR.  Manage team travel and cash fund.  Member of External Operations Team and works closely with the Sr. Associate Director – Business.  Compliance with all NCAA, Sun Belt Conference and institutional regulations.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  An earned bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of one year ticket office experience is required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5004

 

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TICKETING & OFFICE ASSISTANT (part-time)

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Ticketing and Office Assistant’s primary function is to add value to the concert experience for patrons, beginning in the Box Office. The Ticketing and Office Assistant is also responsible for assisting other ASO employees in progressing the ASO’s mission of enriching, engaging, inspiring, and advancing Arkansas through music. The position is seasonal, from July to May. The position is part-time, 16-24 hours per week and paid an hourly wage beginning at $10 per hour.

 

Description:  Assist the Patron Services Manager in the box office, at the ASO’s administrative offices and at all concerts, including processing sales, coordinating timely and accurate ticket mailing, and following box office policies and procedures.  Assist Patron Services Manager processing all ticket sales and mailings, including single tickets, will call, season ticket renewal and seat change requests, season ticket acquisition and seating.  Provide excellent, professional, polite and dedicated customer service via phone, email, postal mail, and social media.  Ensure all box office communication is clear, efficient, and in line with ASO’s mission, goals, and vision.  Assist with patron research, record keeping, and patron retention efforts.  Monitor and maintain office supplies, and coordinate with all departments to ensure proper supply levels.  Participate in ASO’s digital strategy.  Work with the marketing and digital strategy team to implement digital promotion for all ASO activities.  Monitor active posts and interact with people on ASO social platforms.  Assist with the execution of contests on ASO social media, assemble and distribute prizes, and follow up with winners.  Regular attendance of ASO concerts is required in order to better understand the patrons’ experiences.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, planning, data analysis, customer service, or related fields preferred.  Three years of related experience in marketing and/or customer service preferred.

 

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

 

Brandon Dorris,

Associate Director, Marketing & Public Relations

bdorris@arkansassymphony.org

 

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TRAFFIC REPORTER

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  6108

 

Summary:  KATV 7 is looking for a take-charge Traffic Reporter to help us continue to grow our #1 rated morning news.  We are seeking a motivated, energetic, creative, and aggressive reporter who can work quickly and independently. The best person for this job will have excellent live adlib skills, a great personality and thrives on breaking stories.

 

Requirements:  Some live broadcast experience necessary.  Previous experience working in a team environment is a must.  Should have considerable live shot experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=5493&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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VICE PRESIDENT / COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

Req. ID:  1387

 

Summary:  Develop, implement and execute strategies for marketing, communications and public relations that support the brand and ensure a positive and consistent image; drive greater profitability through increases in donor and shopper activity; increase mission impact and increase stakeholder engagement including employees and financial donors.  Uphold a positive work environment that follows Goodwill’s Amazing Customer Experience (ACE) culture, Values, and Mission in everything you do and every interaction you have with co-workers, clients, customers and management.

 

Description:  Together with CEO and other VPs, develop and execute a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy that when successfully executed will establish Goodwill as the premier thrift store in its markets; the highest regarded non-profit that delivers the most impact on the community and the most worthy recipient of donor dollars and material donations. Directs programs and sets objectives for all marketing and communications activities including market research, advertising, brand management, media relations, digital media and internal communications to accomplish Agency objectives.  Develops and oversees a project management system that provides efficiencies in the execution and delivery of project requests from internal and external customers.  Maintains a system of performance measurement (analyzing market trends) that reflects the progress toward achieving the annual and strategic objectives of the Marketing and Communications Department in support of annual Agency goals.  Measure ROI on campaigns and initiatives.  Supervises and is responsible for all Goodwill marketing and advertising campaigns and initiatives, media relation activities and brand management.  Supervises all phases of production and marketing of all communications material which represents Goodwill to its key public stakeholders:  newsletters, brochures, web sites, digital and social media, annual reports, advertisements, etc.  Oversees special events such as the Annual Awards, grand openings and board/staff events.  Participates in relevant community events and organizations to enhance Goodwill’s visibility and to make professional contributions in areas supportive of Goodwill’s mission. Serve as staff resource person with CEO for Ad Hoc Marketing Task Forces of the Board.  Serve as one of the spokespersons of the organization to communicate the mission and services to potential users, members of the media, government officials, businesses, general public and current and future employees.  Prepares annual budget for department and operate within confines of that budget.  Engages with the Executive Team and the CEO in setting the strategy for the company and distilling that strategy into operational initiatives.  Responsible for the coordination and handling of all media buys.  Works flexible schedules, evening, weekends and holidays, if required.  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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VICE PRESIDENT / MARKETING & MEMBER RELATIONS

Ozarks Electric Cooperative / Fayetteville

Job ID:  28839493

 

Summary:  Reporting to the CEO, and an integral part of the executive team, this position is responsible for the establishment, coordination and oversight of OECC’s marketing strategy, economic development activity, large customer interface, political engagement, and comprehensive member related services.  This position develops and guides OECC’s print, social media, graphic and visual messaging; projects the desired image and efficient administration of all member related Cooperative activities; and develops and manages the Marketing and Member Relations team.

 

Description:  Strategic planning and execution responsibilities over all facets of marketing and member relations.  Establishes, plans and executes the marketing, energy, and member services budget and approves all expenditures.   Develops and manages the Cooperative’s varied and integrated communications to promote, enhance and protect the Cooperative’s brand reputation.  Communications include internal newsletters, print, radio, television, public relations, media relations, marketing, social media outlets, and governmental agencies.  Goal is to advance the Cooperative’s position with relevant constituents.   Recruit, manage, and develop the Marketing and Member Relations team to support the development and execution of the marketing strategy and member relations strategy.  Directs economic development activities and large business account relationships.   Oversees the development and maintenance of policies and procedures governing member care consistent with the requirements of the Arkansas Public Service Commission.  Develops and guides the Cooperative’s political initiatives.  Assists in member conflict resolution as needed.   As a member of the Executive Management team, this position is responsible for a full range of executive functions, including, strategic development, planning, and, overall, Cooperative positioning.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related field and seven years of experience in customer service, communication, or marketing. Minimum of three years of senior management level experience in marketing, communications, or economic development. Demonstrated strong skill and comfort in building internal and external relationships, writing and editing, personnel management, and use of judgment and problem solving.  Superior communication skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.touchstoneenergy.coop/jobseeker/job/28839493/Vice%20President%20of%20Marketing%20and%20Member%20Relations/__company__/?str=1&max=25&keywords=arkansas%20electric&vnet=0

 

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VICE PRESIDENT / REAL ESTATE ACQUISITION & DEVELOPMENT

Bank of the Ozarks / Little Rock

Job ID:  2600

 

Summary:  Principally responsible for identifying and acquiring Bank sites, including scouting such sites, participating in the final management decisions on site selection, negotiating purchases, coordinating due diligence, and closing.

 

Description:  Identifying and acquiring bank sites, including scouting such sites.  Participating in the final management decisions on site selection.  Negotiating purchases.  Coordinating due diligence and closing.  Working on the development of projects and in certain cases the oversight of construction.  Actively participate in business development efforts.  Assist as requested in the evaluation of real estate transactions on which the bank is considering loans.  Represent our bank well in the community.  Drive an automobile on company business.  Regularly exercise discretion and judgment in the performance of the other essential job functions.  Maintain good punctuality and attendance to work.  May be actively involved in the development, leasing and construction oversight of multi-tenant properties.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience.  Minimum 5-7 years experience in real estate acquisition and development.  Licensed real estate broker.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_bankofozarks/external/jobDetails.do?functionName=getJobDetail&jobPostId=5984&localeCode=en-us

 

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WEB DEVELOPER

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

Job ID:  16-20-0120

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:     http://uafs.edu/hr/16-20-0120

 

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WEEKEND ANCHOR

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  The ideal candidate can enterprise, shoot, write and edit their own stories and has expert social media skills.  Two to three years experience preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Weekend-Anchor-MSJ/J3H10R6MTN736NR35X1/

 

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families Seeks Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families is seeking a part-time administrative assistant to join its team of individuals dedicated to improving the lives of Arkansas kids and families. The ideal candidate will work 15 hours a week (three days a week including Fridays) in the Little Rock, Arkansas office. The position requires general office skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and database programs.

Candidate is required to have 5-plus years of experience. Salary is based on experience ($11-$14/hr).

Send cover letter, resume, and references to cneal@aradvocates.org, or 1400 W. Markham St., Suite 306, Little Rock, AR  72201.

More info about the position and the organization can be found here.

 

NLC Products, Inc. Seeks Art Director/Graphic Designer

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Art Director/Graphic Designer

NLC Products, Inc.

Job Description: 

We are currently seeking an individual to conceptualize, design and execute graphic design for one or more of the company’s five national mail order catalogs, their websites, social media sites and other digital needs. The candidate should have a minimum of three years design experience.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of an associates (2 year) degree in advertising, communication design, or visual arts. A bachelor (4 year) degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3+ years design experience is required.
  • Must possess exceptional computer skills. Macintosh operating platform a must. PC knowledge a plus. Knowledge of the following software applications is required, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and provide marketable solutions in conceiving, developing, and producing tactics.
  • Strong design, print and production experience is a must.
  • Directing photo shoot is a must.
  • Team player.

Art Director Role:

This position is responsible for the concept and creation of online and printed materials for one or more of the company’s brands. Design and assist in creating branding, catalog design, print advertising, digital marketing assets (email, online banner campaigns, enewsletters, ecatalogs, etc.) and websites. Oversees entire process of design, including concept, creation, photo shoots and production.

Art Director Responsibilities:

  • Work with creative team, copywriter and inhouse photographer to concept on catalog design for one or more of the company’s brand sales and marketing assets.
  • Create a rough layout using hand sketches or computers.
  • Work with company executives to achieve their vision.
  • Negotiate scope and fees of project.
  • Approve final drafts.
  • Use outside resources (printer) to produce final version of design.
  • Touch up and correct design if needed.
  • Scale photographs and illustrations to the proper size and decide on the typeface.
  • Storyboard action and dialogue of new ideas for marketing.
  • Work with printers to handle budget and technical details.
  • Collaborate with marketing team.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:  Little Rock, AR 72206

Required education:  Associate

Required experience:  Design: 3 years

Required language:  United States

Skills:

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

Team Players

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

About NLC Products Inc.

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

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

Contact Mimi San Pedro for details – msanpedro@nlcproducts.com.