UCA Seeks Technical Writer and Trainer

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Technical Writer & Trainer

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Posting Details

Title Information

Employee Class Code 03 (Classified)
AR State Title Computer Support Specialist
Grade C119
FLSA Exempt
Minimum Salary or Salary Range $35,554
Hourly Rate $17.09

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number C0512015
Working Title Technical Writer & Trainer
Position Number 067002
Department Org 415000 – Information Technology
Position Summary The Technical Writer & Trainer is responsible for creating, reviewing, and editing technical documents and training curriculum; creation of format and style guidelines for production of training materials; and providing technology training to the faculty and staff of the University.
Job Duties and Responsibilities – Creates training documentation in electronic, web, and print format
– Conducts computer training needs assessment by collecting information pertaining to work procedures, work flow, and reports; understanding job-specific functions and tasks
– Determines system utilization requirements by researching and testing systems
– Designs technical training manuals by identifying and describing information needs; using desktop publishing; submitting initial versions for review; revising and editing final copy
– Maintains safe and healthy training environment by following organization standards and legal regulations
– Conducts training classes by presenting job-specific, University-specific, and generic software applications and personal computer classes
– Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards
– Evaluates training by evaluating effectiveness of training to specific job applications
– Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing publications
– Performs other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Specific requirements include
– Extensive experience in developing and delivering training in academic and/or corporate settings
– Proven knowledge of Banner, Google Apps for Education, and Microsoft Office
– Knowledge of both multimedia and print design principles
– Demonstrated ability to create innovative and engaging learning materials
– Considerable skill with customer service and problem resolution techniques
– Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse groups of faculty, staff, and other constituents
– Ability to manage and complete multiple projects efficiently, working largely independently
Required Education and/or Experience The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer applications, mathematics, or a related field; plus two years of experience in computer support. OR Completion of technical training in computer science, data processing, or a related field acquired from a vocational, military, or industrial setting plus four years of experience in computer support plus one year of supervisory experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Education and/or Experience – Masters degree in education, corporate training, instructional design or related field
– Successful technology training experience in higher education
– Extensive experience creating and editing training manuals and technical documents
– Knowledge of emerging technologies and innovative instructional approaches
Background Check Requirements 00 – 01 – Criminal/Sex/Drug
Desired start date 09/01/2015

Position Summary and Qualifications

License(s)/Certifications
Physical Demands Checklist Sitting, Walking
Physical Exertion Administrative Work – Exerting up to 10 pounds, Light Work – Exerting up to 20 pounds

Posting Detail Information

Background Check Statement
UCA EEO Statement The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.
Open Date 07/20/2015
Close Date 08/10/2015
Open Until Filled No
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TruService Federal Credit Union Seeks Marketing Specialist

TruService

Join the TruService Team! TruService is currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Marketing Specialist

TruService is seeking a qualified individual to handle our marketing efforts. Duties include but not limited to: develop, design & implementation of marketing campaigns, newsletter, website, social media, printed materials; maintain, monitor & track campaign results; research trends & demographics; obtain project bids; work with agencies and vendors; educate staff to promote marketing efforts; assist & participate in community events. Must be proficient in the use of desktop publishing programs and social media platforms. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite/In-design required. Must possess an outgoing personality, excellent communication & organizational skills. Financial institution marketing experience preferred. Bachelors Degree required.

Email resumés to jobs@truservice.net. TruService is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Kids Unlimited Learning Academy Seeks Part-Time PR Coordinator

Public Relations Coordinator (Part-Time)

Kids Unlimited Learning Academy is looking for a dynamic leader to support our public relations and recruitment efforts in Northwest Arkansas. As a day treatment facility for children with special needs, we work with physicians and other referral sources, as well as community leaders and members of the media.

The PR Coordinator position is responsible for public relations, community projects and recruiting for our Fort Smith and Farmington Kids Unlimited locations. This position will be part-time, working three days a week from the Farmington or Fort Smith office. If you are interested, or would like to know more, please call Kila at 501-276-2427 or email kilaowens@mymiraclekids.com.

Good Lord – All Kinda Job Opportunities – 07/17/15

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KARK 4 – KLRT 16 / Little Rock

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

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/49197.html

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KFLI-FM Cool 104.7 / Searcy

Posted:  July 6

Summary:  KFLI, COOL 104.7 has a job opening for an Account Executive. Candidate must be eager to learn, money motivated and must have outside sales experience.

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

Joe Ingram, Sales Manager

joeingram@cool1047.com

 

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ACCOUNT EXCUTIVE

KHBS – KHOG / Rogers

Job ID:  774

Summary:  THE ARKANSAS CW, the Hearst Television CW affiliate seeks a Marketing Consultant for its TV station and associated website 4029tv.com in Northwest Arkansas.  In this position, you will work with local clients helping grow their business through successful advertising solutions including powerful on-air, online and mobile platforms. Candidates will be high energy, enthusiastic, have strong in-person and phone communication skills and be excellent presenters.  Ideal candidates will have previous sales experience.

Description:  Marketing station to major advertising agencies, retailers, distributors, and manufacturers with a focus on developing new business and growing share with current advertisers by selling the station’s commercial inventory, creating customized and unique promotions, attending client driven events, and selling any/all special programming.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with minimum of one-to-three (1-3) years in outside sales.  We are looking for someone who comes from a “consultant” style sales background with experience in digital and online sales.  Strong presentation and negotiation skills a must.  Ideal candidate will be detail oriented, creative, energetic, and driven to succeed and have the desire to make an endless amount of income.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/545156/Account-Executive/

 

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ACCOUNT EXCUTIVE

KHBS – KHOG / Rogers

Job ID:  776

Summary:  KHBS/KHOG-TV, the Hearst Television ABC affiliate seeks a Marketing Consultant for its ABC affiliate and associated website 4029tv.com in Northwest Arkansas.  In this position, you will work with local clients helping grow their business through successful advertising solutions including powerful on-air, online and mobile platforms. Candidates will be high energy, enthusiastic, have strong in-person and phone communication skills and be excellent presenters.  Ideal candidates will have previous sales experience.

Description:  Marketing this station to major advertising agencies, retailers, distributors, and manufacturers with a focus on developing new business and growing share with current advertisers by selling the station’s commercial inventory, creating customized and unique promotions, attending client driven events, and selling any/all sports properties.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with minimum of one-to-three (1-3) years in outside sales.  We are looking for someone who comes from a “consultant” style sales background with experience in digital and online sales.  Strong presentation and negotiation skills a must.  Ideal candidate will be detail oriented, creative, energetic, and driven to succeed and have the desire to make an endless amount of income.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/546338/Account-Executive/

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE /

MULTI-MEDIA SALES & MARKETING

KDIS FaithTalk 99.5 / Little Rock

Req. Number: 15-0140

Summary:  We currently have a full time position available for a Full-Time Multi-media Sales and Marketing Account Executive at our radio station business unit in Little Rock, Arkansas. A multi-media Sales and Marketing Account Executive must have a proven track record of commissioned direct sales success. Media sales and marketing experience is a plus; the ability to prospect and problem solve for our business clients is a must. We seek an aggressive professional driven to help local clients utilize all of our broadcast and digital assets to grow their business.

Description:  Expand local sales by bringing new advertisers to the station, generating new leads and selling non-traditional advertising. Develop client relationships, contact key accounts, manage clients at various stages in the sales cycle including account updates, weekly projections and forecast of future advertising. Generate packages, negotiate advertising rates, direct creative campaigns and create oral and written presentations. Establish and maintain good relationships with buyers and clients. Develop short and long range plans for revenue growth. Research, analyze, and monitor competitive media for new leads.

Requirements:  Minimum two (2) years of sales experience.  Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.  Must be flexible, organized, and team-minded.  A high-energy individual with good organizational skills.  A self-starter who is motivated by direct commission compensation.  Excellent written and verbal skills are a must.  Must possess the ability to adapt to a changing and challenging environment.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://rn22.ultipro.com/SAL1004/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*04CF163A7693352B

 

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ANCHOR / REPORTER

KFSM – KXNW / Fort Smith

Posted:  July 7

Summary:  5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV, is looking for an anchor/reporter that can handle breaking news and is a proven leader in the newsroom. You must enterprise significant local news stories, be able to write for the Web and post content on social media sites. We are the news leader in this market and want an anchor/reporter that thrives on being a member of a competitive, winning news team.

Requirements: College degree in liberal arts or journalism is necessary.  Minimum of two years experience anchoring/reporting for a commercial television news operation as well as knowledge of television newscast production techniques and television news writing is required. Must possess a valid state driver’s license (or be able to get one).

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.tribunemedia.com/#/?page_id=15562

 

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ASSISTANT MANAGER / PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICES

University Relations

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 28

Summary:  This position coordinates activities with staff and partners to supply images for publications, brochures, television spots, and website updates. The Assistant Manager of Photographic Services produces computer digital images from film using flatbed scanners and photofinishing laboratories. This position also researches new processes, computer software, and equipment for possible utilization and recommends purchases as needed.

Description:  The Assistant Manager of Photographic Services is part of a dynamic creative services team and campus photography. The Assistant Manager of Photographic Services receives requests, establishes and meets deadlines, determines required equipment, and selects background properties, lighting styles and other aesthetic selections, according to subject matter, materials, and conditions. This position directs still photography shoots by choosing locations, developing schedules, and selecting models and equipment props.  The Assistant Manager of Photographic Services produces and directs photography of public service announcements, campaigns, and special campus events and announcements by choosing locations and subjects and selecting and operating cameras and equipment during production.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Three years of experience in photography, video production, or a related field.  Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Resource Space and/or other digital asset management systems.

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.

To Apply, or for more information:  https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/7906

 

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BICYCLE PEDISTRIAN COORDINATOR (part-time)

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Closing:  July 24

Summary:  Coordinate, develop and implement bicycle and pedestrian projects and programs for the City of Little Rock.

 

Description:  Review City plan and utilize it as a guide in development of the program with the goal of encouraging an increase in bicycle use for recreation, fitness and transportation. Assemble the information necessary to submit the City’s Bicycle Friendly Community Application; work with the Bicycle Friendly Community Committee to address and identify the issues raised through the application process; maintain a checklist related to the BFC application in order to maintain and improve the City’s status. Coordinate with existing Bicycle and Pedestrian groups. Work with City professional staff to assist in implementation of bicycle and pedestrian projects and programs. Coordinate a community based bike/pedestrian task force/advisory committee to create an “ambassador program”. Develop Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs/Tools to increase biking and walking trips, and improve mobility of area residents.  In conjunction with other city staff and departments and the advisory committee/task force develop a biking and walking program that is measurable. Ensure that area specific walking and bicycling maps are uniform, accurate and updated; make said maps available for events and outreach. Develop surveys to better understand the community’s needs and the program’s success. Work with other pedestrian and biking groups to collect and analyze surveys for program participation, satisfaction and behavior changed and vehicle miles reduced. Work with corporations and private business to establish Bike to Work programs and Bike to Place programs for employers and customers; work with same group to develop Bike Stations. In conjunction with other city staff and departments, the advisory committee/task force and community members, develop events and promotions to increase biking and walking. Conduct community outreach, education events and training. Develop guided tours aimed at encouraging residents and visitors to bike and walk. Educate community members, City staff, and City leadership on how to become more bicycle and pedestrian friendly. Develop, print, and distribute maps/brochures to appropriate target audiences. Work with the “City Green Team” on sustainability issues related to biking and walking programs. Coordinate bicycle and pedestrian program with existing employer and school programs designed to encourage use of alternative forms of transportation. Work with Departmental Staff to develop a “Missing Links” program to complete bike/pedestrian network. Work with City departments to implement “small capital projects” to complete missing links in the bike and pedestrian network. As city projects are designed and implemented, work with the appropriate City Department to determine if pedestrian and bicycle opportunities are being maximized. Work with the Planning and Public Works Departments to insure that planners and engineers are considering national standards to accommodate cycling and walking. Work with the appropriate City departments to schedule timely and adequate trail maintenance and  repair. Initiate a plan to have bicycle safety education in all city schools. Develop a city wide program of Share the Road education. Develop a program to expand the number of LCI’s (LAB Certified Cycle Instructors) in the city and utilize them to make Traffic Skills 101 more available to area cyclists. Develop a program to make bikes and bike safety skills available to those in our community most needful of bicycle transportation.

Requirements:  These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always acquired through completion of two years of college coursework in urban planning, or a related area, one year of experience in community outreach and one year of experience in program development and implementation.  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=1187083&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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CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

Winrock International / Little Rock or Washington DC

Summary:  The Chief Information Officer’s role is to provide vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives that align with the mission of Winrock International.  The Chief Information Officer directs the planning and implementation of enterprise Information and Communication Technology (ICT) systems in support of Winrock International’s global staff in order to improve cost effectiveness, service quality, and mission development.  This individual is responsible for adequate and reliable use of technology to help increase Winrock’s global ICT footprint to meet business information needs and all aspects of information technology and systems.

Description:  Strategy & Planning – Works with senior management to establish and maintain an effective global technology and media infrastructure.  Develop and maintain a rolling three-year enterprise technology vision and plan.  Lead ICT strategic and operational planning to achieve Winrock goals by prioritizing global integration activities, fostering innovation, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of all current and future ICT systems across the organization.  Develop and measure against basic ICT global standards in support of improved timelines of management information and office productivity.  Establish global ICT business unit processes and procedures relating to implementation and maintenance of ICT systems.  Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in ICT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and in-house development.  Assess and communicate risks associated with ICT investments to the ICT Steering Committee and Executive Leadership Team.  Develop, track, and manage the ICT annual budget.  Acquisition & Development – Coordinate and facilitate consultation with stakeholders to define global business and systems requirements for new technology implementations.  Approve, prioritize, and control projects / project portfolio as they relate to the selection, acquisition, development, design and installation for all information systems throughout the organization.  Define and communicate global plans, policies, and standards for the organization for acquiring, implementing, and operating ICT systems.  Pilots and evaluates new ideas related to ICTs and their use throughout the organization.  Operational Management – Ensure ICT system operation adheres to all applicable laws and regulations.  Develop and refresh applicable ICT policies that outline acceptable use of Winrock’s ICT technology.  Monitor and support Regional and project-based IT professionals to increase alignment with global standards.  Keep current with trends and issues in the NGO and global ICT industry, including current technologies and prices.  Advise, counsel, and educate executives and management on their competitive or financial impact.  Promote and oversee strategic relationships between internal ICT resources and external entities.  Supervise recruitment, development, retention, and organization of all global ICT staff in accordance with corporate budgetary objectives and personnel policies. Develop, manage and monitor the ICT capital and expense budgets.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related discipline with IT focus; Master’s degree in business, management, or related area preferred.  Project Management Professional (PMP) Project Management in Development (PMD Pro), or other project management certification is a plus.  5 – 10 years’ experience managing and / or directing a global ICT operation with experience in developing countries.  Substantial exposure to data processing, hardware platforms, enterprise software applications, and outsourced systems.  Good understanding of computer system characteristics, features, and integration capabilities.  Proven experience in ICT planning, organization, and development.  Excellent understanding of project management principles.  Demonstrated ability to apply ICT in solving business problems.  Proven leadership ability.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1083428&B_ID=83&fid=1&Adid=&ssbgcolor=FFFFFF&SearchScreenID=1111&CountryID=3&LanguageID=2&InternalJobCode=106625+

 

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CHIEF OF STAFF

Arkansas Tech University / Russellville
Closing:  July 17

Summary:  Arkansas Tech University invites applications for the position of a full-time Chief of Staff.  The Chief of Staff serves as a key member of the executive staff. He/she provides advanced, professional assistance and support to executive-level administration on a wide range of complex and confidential topics. Reporting directly to the President, he/she is responsible for the central coordination of activities and ensuring timely flow of information to and from the Office of the President.

Description:   Maintain close working relationships with members of the President’s executive cabinet and direct reports.  Develop sound working relationships with the campus community.  Review correspondence and draft responses for the President.  Facilitate communication and work closely with the leadership and executive management team in a timely and efficient manner.  Conduct research and prepare briefing materials, talking points, and other correspondence for the President.  Manage the timely and accurate completion of special projects.  Monitor budget and expenses for the office.  Represent the Office of the President at campus committee meetings and external community meetings as requested.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree required; doctorate in higher education, communication or related field strongly preferred. Working knowledge of higher education/academia is essential; prefer experience in a public state-supported institution of higher education.  Minimum 6 years of management/administrative experience with increasingly advanced responsibilities.  Experience with complex events and organizations.  Demonstrated ability to establish hospitable, supportive, and culturally respectful climate in professional and social settings.  Ability to appropriately manage highly sensitive and confidential information.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send vita and a minimum of five professional references to:

Brittny Daubenheyer,

Assistant to the President

Arkansas Tech University

1509 North Boulder Ave.

Russellville, AR  72801

bdaubenheyer1@atu.edu

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Lyon College / Batesville  

Description:  Lyon College is in search of a Communications Specialist to write and distribute news releases and feature stories involving the College, faculty, staff and students. The candidate will also produce content and manage updates for the College website, manage all College social media updates and campaigns, fulfill marketing and PR photography needs, and produce an e-newsletter.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, plus three or more years of journalism, marketing, or public relations experience. Proficiency with both Mac and PC platforms, Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and digital SLR photography required. Must be an effective communicator and possess excellent writing and editing skills. Some weekend and evening assignments required.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send letter of application and a vita with the names of at least three references and contact information to:

Clarinda Foote, Director

Administration & Human Resources

Lyons College

PO Box 2317

Batesville, AR 72503-2317

jobs@lyon.edu

 

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CONTENT SPECIALIST

Hendrix College / Conway

Summary:  At Hendrix College we have a great story – rich academic experiences, a vibrant campus life, close knit community, and much more. The Content Specialist makes sure that the Hendrix story is told, and told well.  Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Marketing Communications this position will work in all areas of marketing, internal and external, to ensure consistent, targeted communications for Hendrix College.  Activities will include diverse mediums and areas of communications including media relations, video, photography, publication design, and online communications.

Description:  Write and edit news releases and other material for distribution to the media and the online news center.  Provide video or photography services at campus events, edit videos and photos as needed, and help maintain the College’s visual media library.  Support the College’s presence in social media by producing photos, videos, and stories to be shared on social media.  Manage the College’s hometown news release program and work with the College’s media monitoring service to produce periodic reports of media coverage.  Directly supervise student editors of “Hendrix Today”, our daily online newsletter.  Following our graphic identity guidelines, create or update invitations, programs, posters, flyers and advertising for a variety of internal and external audiences.  Edit monthly alumni and parent e-newsletters and frequently write articles for newsletters.  Serve as communications liaison to performing arts areas – including meeting with clients to develop creative work plans, drafting conference reports and status updates, presenting concepts to clients, scheduling projects and keeping the marketing communications team informed.  Serve as assistant editor of Hendrix Magazine, including contributing articles and ideas, using editing and proofreading skills, and working with student writers and designers to produce the Alumnotes section.

Requirements:  This position requires a bachelor’s degree.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must.  Work experience or personal portfolio that demonstrates high-quality visual storytelling using photo and/or video is preferred.  The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced work environment with competing priorities and be a self-starter who works well with diverse stakeholders.  The successful applicant will be:  experienced in the use of non-linear video editing software, such as Adobe Premiere Pro; capable of producing high-quality video and photography using mid-range to high-end digital SLR cameras; familiar with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and the Associated Press Stylebook; available for occasional evening and weekend assignments; and committed to excellence and to continual learning and professional growth

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

 

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CONTENT STRATEGIST

University Relations

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Summary:  The Information Technology Manager, also known as a Content Strategist, is responsible for supporting, facilitating, preparing, and developing the policies, standards, and guidelines relating to information technology.

Description:  Primary duties for this position include administration of online engagement systems including the campus calendar and social media platforms, website planning and design and content creation and editing, analytics research as well as examining best practices related to web content, usability and social media. The content strategist will train other users engaging in web content management and guide interns and other personnel on related projects. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  Formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in information technology, business administration, or a related field.  Three years of experience in system analysis, telecommunications, information technology, information security, or a related field.

Preferred:  Experience developing and maintaining websites.  Background in information architecture, SEO, analytics, usability, accessibility, social media, content authoring, and editing.

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/7881

 

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COORDINATING ASSISTANT / PERFORMING ARTS

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

Closing:  July 17

Summary:  The Coordinating Assistant for the Performing Arts serves as the assistant to the Chair and as such handles all the services related to the day-to-day operations of the academic unit and the production unit—interacting with faculty, staff, the student body, and the community at large.

Description:  Assist Department Chairperson in coordinating the flow of information needed to assist students, faculty, and staff.  Collect necessary information and prepare/process documents relating to registration, scheduling, hiring, payroll, faculty travel, purchasing, and departmental events.  Oversees departmental budget and manages revenue stream.  Provide registration assistance to students.  Plans and executes special events for the department.  Manages the box office for all Theatre and Dance productions and secures front of house and ticket distribution staff.  Arranges for playbill production and assists with publicity and marketing for regular season and special events.  Handles scheduling and contracts for Theatre, and book rental facilities.  Research sources and availability of materials for purchase of properties not constructed in our shops.

Requirements:  BA, BFA or BS degree is required plus a minimum of two years of full-time experience managing an office in an institution of higher learning or a corporate setting, requiring administrative duties and responsibilities.

To Apply, or for more information:  https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/3620

 

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COPS REPORTER

Times-Record / Fort Smith

Summary:  We are looking for a sharp, outgoing reporter to cover police news and general assignment stories. This is a full-time position with weekend and evening hours; recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Description:  A successful candidate will have curiosity, confidence and commitment to detail in content and composition. We aren’t looking for someone who is satisfied with writing police blotter items; we are looking for someone who will develop and challenge sources and dig into public records to tell important, human stories on print and digital platforms.

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

Judi Hansen,

Executive Editor

Times Record

PO Box 1359

Fort Smith, AR, 72902

jhansen@swtimes.com

 

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COURTS REPORTER

Times-Record / Fort Smith

Summary:  The Times Record, a 30K daily, spans the Arkansas/Oklahoma state line at about its midpoint. We cover district courts, circuit courts and two federal court districts. We are looking for a courts reporter who will transform public documents and trial testimony into stories that engage readers wherever they are with information that is compelling, important and completely comprehensible.  A successful candidate for this position will be able to read dockets, search Pacer, and consume legal documents to glean the major points and to express them in plain language that is free of jargon. This reporter will need to prioritize and set his or her own schedule.  We are committed to local coverage across multiple platforms to give our readers what they need when they want it. We are looking for journalists who share that commitment.

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

Judi Hansen,

Executive Editor

Times Record

PO Box 1359

Fort Smith, AR, 72902

jhansen@swtimes.com

 

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CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR / HEART WALK

Arkansas Heart Association / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  4533-415

Summary:  The American Heart Association is seeking a high energy, competitive, and achievement driven individual to focus on our Heart Walk event.  This position will have responsibility for leading this major event. This position has a total fundraising goal of $350k and requires someone who has experience with large fundraising goals and large events.  If you have a strong fundraising or outside sales background where you traveled in an assigned territory, OR if you have an event coordination background coupled with sales or fundraising we want to hear from you!

Description:  Revenue generation and volunteer management for the Heart Walk. Event management and logistics.  Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.  Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate & community leaders.  Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and awareness.  Coordinating event efforts.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred.  College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree.  Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 1Ž2 years’ experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education.  Must have at least 2 years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.  This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.  Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.  Must have experience with Executive Leadership recruitment.  Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2013 used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.   Ability to attract, recruit, manage and evaluate high level volunteers.  Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals, as well as fund-raising reports.  Ability to work evenings/weekends and travel when necessary.  Must be at least 18 years old.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://heart-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=4533&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992276&company_id=16415&version=1&byBusinessUnit=NULL&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=&keywords=&byCat=&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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DESIGN SPECIALIST

Lyons College / Batesville

Description:  Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the design specialist will provide design and layout all college publications, brochures, circulars, promotional materials and programs, assist with photographic assignments, and provide design and content support for all digital media including the website, social media, e-newsletters, and advertising.

Requirements:  Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in graphic design. Related communications, marketing or public relations experience is a plus. Applicants must also be proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (specifically InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop); have experience in writing and editing web and print content and in using content management software for website editing; and have a high degree of photographic skills, including photo-editing techniques. Video and audio editing experience desired.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send letter of application and a vita with the names of at least three references and contact information to:

Clarinda Foote, Director

Administration & Human Resources

Lyons College

PO Box 2317

Batesville, AR 72503-2317

jobs@lyon.edu

 

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DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

Arkansas Hospice / North Little Rock

Summary:  The Development Assistant plays an important role in the Arkansas Hospice Foundation (“Foundation”) donor relations experience. As a member of the Foundation’s Development Services team, he/she provides critical support in managing donor records and stewarding donations, particularly by maintaining biographic information on all current and potential donors and processing gifts. The Development Assistant also helps cultivate meaningful relationships with key Foundation stakeholders by assisting the Executive Director with Board activities and major donor communications.

Description:  Database – Accurately enters gifts (cash, offline credit card, matching, recurring, employee withholdings) into database within defined timeline, assigning appeal and fund codes and other required information.  Deposits daily donations, utilizing the EFT Network for checks and taking cash to bank.  Sets up tributes as needed in database, utilizing information in patient database and online obituaries. Generates letters to caregivers who list Arkansas Hospice as recipient of memorial gifts.  Generates receipts and acknowledgement letters for all donations within defined timeline.  Serves as backup for entering online donations.  Serves as primary contact for donors calling to make memorial donations, answering calls in a professional and courteous manner. Responds to requests regarding gifts as necessary. Contacts donors when necessary to clarify donor intent.  Adds new constituent information to the database as needed, analyzing information and populating appropriate data fields, including address, constituency and solicit information, and relationship links.  Notifies appropriate AFH staff of donations of defined amounts, and AH staff of patient/family acknowledgements and notes.  Ensures all information in donor records is current, accurate, and meets organizational standards when setting up new constituents, setting up tributes, accessing records and through routine clean-up. Ensures that employee and volunteer records are current and accurate in the database.  Conducts research on organizations to determine primary contacts, relationships, etc.  Organizes, coordinates, and maintains the integrity of hard-copy filing system.  Administrative – Collects AHF mail from front desk, distributing to correct personnel.  Generates staff roster and emergency phone lists.  Supports the Foundation Executive Assistant on logistics and other tasks for Board activities including in-person support, i.e. recording committee meeting minutes.  Assists with Foundations mailings and keeps current with USPS bulk mail regulations. Takes bulk mail and postage account deposits to Post Office for processing.  Sends email reminder to staff regarding time sheet deadlines.  Orders and maintains adequate stock of office supplies for staff needs. Maintains the organization of supply closet and attractive display of AHF office area.  Maintains confidentiality of all information.  Accepts direction and follows instructions from supervisor; seeks additional information as needed; works with minimal supervision.  Adheres to all organizational and departmental policies and procedures.  Continually meets organizational standards for attendance and punctuality; notifies supervisor in a timely manner when employee will be absent or late for work.       Attends all required meetings and inservices; seeks opportunities for additional professional development activities as appropriate.  Works successfully with all staff, board and volunteers to help fulfill the Foundation’s mission. This may include special projects and events. Suggests changes in procedures for improved efficiency.  Performs other duties as assigned.  Represents Arkansas Hospice in a positive manner.

Requirements:  Minimum of two years administrative experience with computer software, data entry, database maintenance, research, and administrative operations; preferably supporting a nonprofit fundraising or advancement office.  Prior experience with not-for-profit organizations desired; experience with Raiser’s Edge database preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.arkansashospice.org/sites/www/Uploads/AH%20Employment%20Application.pdf

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DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR (part-time)

Teen Action & Support Center / Rogers

Summary:  TASC is seeking a part-time Development Director who is prepared to jump into the role as the primary fund raiser for the organization.  The Development Director plays a key leadership role in achieving TASC’s mission.  This role will report to the Executive Director, but also collaborate with her in some aspects of grant writing, event planning, and building the organization’s individual donor base. Other aspects of the position include relationship building, recruiting and leading teams of volunteers, and community engagement.

Description:  Grant Management – Actively search for new grants that would suit TASC (local, corporate, foundation, etc.)  Create a Grant Calendar – when they are available, submission dates, requirements, etc.  Attend workshops for growth in this area.  Follow up with grant requirements after the grant has been received (thank you notes, reporting.)  Keep records and flag dates for future applications.  Special Events – Conceptualize and execute Tour de Fun Fest and All In for Teens.   Build positive relationships with and facilitate volunteer teams for each fundraiser.   Recruit additional volunteers as needed, according to their skill sets.  Set clear goals and timelines for each event.  Build relationships with sponsors, increasing the overall sponsorship goal each year.  Manage the big picture and the details.  Work with the Marketing Director to manage media efforts for all events.  Individual Donors – Maintain donor database: update with new prospects, recent meetings notes, donations received, disengaged donors.  Work with Executive Director to set quarterly goals and meet with donors on a regular basis. Have a thorough understanding of TASC’s mission, vision, and programs.  Maintain positive working relationships with all donors, presenting TASC in a way that is applicable to them.  Follow up with donors through thank you notes and collaborate with staff on the quarterly newsletter.  Community Relations – In partnership with the Executive Director, engage in various school, Rotary, Lions Club, and other presentations.  At the direction of the Executive Director, act as TASC’s representative at community engagement events, such as volunteer fairs and business expos.  Professional Growth – Engage in networking groups for development professionals as time allows.  Budgeting – Play an active role in the development portion of the TASC budget.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree.

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

Heather Paul, Executive Director

heather@teenaction.org

 

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DIRECTOR / ANNUAL FUND

Lyon College / Batesville

Summary:  Lyon College seeks a Director of the Annual Fund.   Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and partnering with advancement staff, this senior leader develops, implements, and manages the College’s strategic annual fund programs that include the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of annual gifts from trustees, alumni, parents, friends, including personal solicitations, direct mail, social media and telemarketing.

Description:  Developing a compelling case for support for Lyon’s Annual Scholarship Fund and creating a comprehensive strategy for marketing the Annual Fund to current and potential donors.  Working closely with Vice President for Institutional Advancement to create and implement a robust strategy to increase alumni giving and participation to the Annual Fund.  Creating and implementing an employee giving program for the annual fund. The Director will facilitate a creative strategy to increase employee giving and participation to the annual fund.  Working with Vice President for Institutional Advancement to identify prospects for: major gifts, athletic gifts and planned gifts.  Creating and implement an imaginative strategy for online communication and solicitation.  Drafting all written communication for the annual fund including, but not limited to , direct mail appeals, annual fund copy for the lyon.edu, stories for The Piper magazine, acknowledgment letters and other Advancement related copy as assigned.  Analyzing giving patterns among Lyon’s constituency and create a strategy to recruit, develop, solicit and retain the pool of regular supporters.  Researching and incorporating ongoing Annual Fund best practices and developing new and creative strategies to increase support.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and have 3 to 5 years experience in a similar position of responsibility, preferably at a liberal arts college or university. Additionally, the candidate will have outstanding writing and editing skills; success in developing, writing, and implementing direct mail programs; experience managing a student calling program; and a demonstrated record of increasing alumni giving and participation, as well as, developing relationships and programs resulting in philanthropic gifts.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send letter of application and a vita with the names of at least three references and contact information to:

Clarinda Foote, Director

Administration & Human Resources

Lyons College

PO Box 2317

Batesville, AR 72503-2317

jobs@lyon.edu

 

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DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING

Hendrix College / Conway

Summary:  The Director of Annual Giving will be responsible for the coordination and management of an effective, comprehensive, and broad-based fundraising effort for the Hendrix College Annual Fund that presently raises over $2M each year.  Responsibilities include planning, implementation, promotion, coordination and administration of a comprehensive annual giving program, including alumni, parents, friends, faculty and staff, and other constituents in order to increase participation and financial support.  Primary focus will be on securing Leadership Gifts ($1,000+) and conducting discovery visits to identify new Annual Fund and/or potential major donors. The Director of Annual Giving will work closely with the Director of Development and will report to the Associate Vice President for Development.

Description:  Makes (and refines as necessary) a compelling case for unrestricted annual support of the College and helps equip colleagues to do the same.  Develops and maintains a substantial donor portfolio and personally solicits Leadership Gifts from donors and prospective donors.  Executes stewardship calls as appropriate.  Helps the Advancement Division maintain a focus on leadership-level donors and, of that group, those who give (or are able to give) at higher levels.  Works with individual fundraisers (and the director of the parent fund) to ensure that all constituents receive a quality opportunity to make an annual gift.  Engages volunteers effectively in the fundraising process, with specific attention to the Alumni Board of Governors Development Committee and, upon request, the Advancement Committee of the Board of Trustees.  Provides energetic leadership, oversight, and evaluation of the following programs and implements strategies for improvement:  annual donor report, budget, direct mail, facultyI staff giving campaign, parent fund, solicitations, and student phonathon.  Involves students in fundraising and designs I implements creative initiatives to help build a culture of philanthropy on campus.  Uses data appropriately and thoughtfully to produce AF projections, weekly I monthly estimates, and other reports for colleagues and directional leaders.  Communicates proactively and regularly with colleagues, directional leadership, and other stakeholders about the status of the AF program.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required. At least five years of fundraising or related experience preferred. Campaign experience and liberal arts background are pluses. Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to create persuasive proposals; demonstrated ability to self-motivate; and ability to build rapport quickly and effectively required. Occasional evening and weekend work necessary.  Travel required.

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

 

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DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Lyons College / Batesville

 

Summary:  Lyon College is seeking a dynamic, proven leader for the position of Director of Marketing and Communications.  Lyon College is looking for a collaborative, highly effective, strategic leader and manager with a demonstrated successful record of developing and implementing data-driven, strategic communications and marketing plans. The candidate must demonstrate a hands-on approach to developing and executing communications activities that range from routine to highly creative and complex; knowledge of social media and multi-media engagement and campaigns; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Description:  Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, this person will be responsible for developing and leading the College’s overall strategic communications, marketing, and branding efforts, including increasing the regional and national visibility of the College, specifically in markets of importance to recruitment and institutional advancement. In addition, this position serves as the editor of the biannual Piper magazine. The Director will also collaborate with the President and other senior leaders by providing proactive and strategic communications support.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s Degree preferred. A minimum of five years related experience required. Higher education experience preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send letter of application and a vita with the names of at least three references and contact information to:

Clarinda Foote, Director

Administration & Human Resources

Lyons College

PO Box 2317

Batesville, AR 72503-2317

jobs@lyon.edu

 

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DIRECTOR OF MERCHANDISING

Sysco Arkansas / Littel Rock

Job ID:  22593-1

Summary:  This is a merchandising position responsible for overall performance and management of the merchandising department which includes but is not limited to: end customer order fulfillment, inventory management with intent to maintain lowest possible DSO, merchandising activities that enhance profitability (realized equity and earned income overall gross margin), support sales growth, logistics and achieving warehouse operations efficiencies as it relates to inbound product. Management and directing department staff. Performs other related duties as needed.

Description:  Program development management.  Projection and budget management.  Manage the purchasing and merchandising of products in effort to enhance customer satisfaction and profitability of department operations.  Perform supplier reviews to evaluate sales and profits.  Monitor market to increase market share.  Performs management functions of staff selection, development, discipline, performance reviews and/or terminations.  Interprets trains and consistently enforces Company policies and procedures.  Maintains associate relations through regular department meetings; maintain on-going interaction; keep open communication channels with associates by answering questions and explaining policies and procedures; monitor associate morale; and respond to ideas and implement to improve associate engagement and enablement.  Directs activities for category management and sourcing to meet corporate benchmarks.  Must be able to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from four year college or university required.  Seven years foodservice management in foodservice distribution.  Related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience could be considered in lieu of a degree.  Experience in planning marketing strategies and successful public relations efforts.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.sysco.com/little-rock/merchandising/jobid7940095-director-of-merchandising-jobs

 

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DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS

Arkansas Rice Depot / Little Rock

Summary:  The Director of Programs oversees Food For Families, Food For Kids, and Food For Seniors programs, as well as all volunteer programming. This includes managing all program staff. She/he collaborates with the warehouse team to ensure proper delivery of program services. She/he also works with the development department in educating the public on hunger issues and Arkansas Rice Depot programs. As a member of the leadership team, provides guidance and support to the President and CEO and other senior staff.

Description:  Provides leadership and guidance to program department staff.  Oversees all Arkansas Rice Deport programs, including program execution and evaluation, establishing operating guidelines and procedures, and cultivating and stewarding relationships with potential and existing program participants.  Ensures a meaningful experience for volunteers. Provides representation on behalf of Arkansas Rice Depot to external organizations, committees, and task forces.  Coordinates efforts and projects that require cross-functional involvement amongst programs, development and/or warehouse functions. Represents the organization professionally; maintains positive public relations and exceptional customer service.  Assists with media events and other activities as needed.  Maintains strict confidentiality recognizing that all constituent (donors, prospects and volunteers) information is the property of Arkansas Rice Depot.  Models the Arkansas Rice Depot values and acts in an exemplary fashion when conducting business on behalf of Arkansas Rice Depot.  Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of eight years of non-profit experience or demonstrated professional experience. Volunteer management, program delivery, or development experience preferred. Strong organizational and time management skills required. Excellent presentation and communications skills. Ability to write and speak persuasively. Ability to work independently with limited supervision.

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

Kimberly Aaron, President & CEO

jobs@ricedepot.org

Please indicate which position you are applying for in the email subject line.

 

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EMPLOYER RELATIONS COORDINATOR

Arkansas Tech University / Russellville

Closing:  July 16

Summary:  Reporting to the Director of Norman Career Services, the successful candidate will serve as the Employer Relations Coordinator. Responsibilities include cultivating relationships and identifying career opportunities with corporate, nonprofit, and public sector employers. These opportunities will include full-time employment, part-time jobs, and internships for Arkansas Tech students and alumni. Additionally, the Employer Relations Coordinator provides career coaching to students and alumni in their career exploration and development.

Description:  Employer Development (60%) – Identify, recruit, and develop relationships with employers.  Engage in one-on-one contact with prospective employers through personal visits, telephone, direct mail correspondence, and electronic communications.  Develop relationships with potential and existing employers that will facilitate maximum recruitment of Arkansas Tech students and alumni.  Initiate contact with alumni and faculty to prospect job opportunities.  Promote the development of meaningful and mutually beneficial student internships.  Facilitate and manage employer visits to campus as needed.  Oversee employer position postings.  Employ various strategies to generate new employer contacts including collaboration with the Arkansas Tech Alumni Association and Arkansas Tech Foundation, use of prospect databases, and other available resources.  Actively participate in events sponsored by area business organizations, professional associations, and chambers of commerce.  Represent Arkansas Tech and Norman Career Services at various external and campus events.  Provide oversight for career services management system processes for first-time employers.  Maintain current contact information in applicable databases.  Enter all appropriate observations related to employer and recruitment activity into database.  Create and run reports, track contacts, evaluate goals, and develop plans for future contacts.  Work collaboratively with the Director of Norman Career Services and the Career Counselor to support engagement with recruitment activities.  Career Coaching (40%) – Work 1-on-1 with students to provide career coaching.  Administer and assist with career-related workshops, presentations, and programs.  Assist students with professional skills such as resume writing, graduate school research, and the application process, job and internship searches, and interview preparation.  Assist students in identifying career goals and the development of career interests.  Administer and interpret career assessments.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.  1-3 years of work experience in marketing, customer relations, management, human resources, college student personnel/student affairs or related field.

Preferred:  Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, Counseling, Student Affairs or related field.  Professional work experience in Student Services at a college or university.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send letter outlining qualifications, resume and contact information for at least five professional references to:

Brandon T. Wright

Director, Norman Career Services

bwright@atu.edu

 

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ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

Summary:  Builds and maintains relationships with community and educational partners. Works within the L&E team to develop programs, artist residencies and processes to best serve and increase participation by individuals. The L&E Coordinator plans and organizes artist residency events that involve the community and all Walton Arts Center departments.

Description:   Develop and implement engagement projects to meet needs of community as directed.  Build and grow relationships with community partners and touring artists.  Determine, advance and coordinate artist residency schedules/itineraries and related patron communication.  With team input, use social media tools to publicize and market events, such as residency activities.  Provide knowledge about L&E programs as called upon.  Provide rapid response and exceptional assistance to needs of L&E program participants.  Maintain and update daily, or as needed, phone voice mail system.  Routinely review web information pertaining to L&E engagement programs for accuracy and functionality.  Contact Communication/Marketing team regarding status of L&E programs as warranted.  Attendance and public speaking at meetings, conferences and workshops as directed by supervisor.  Assist in the development of L&E event schedule, on and off-site event calendar, including public performances, residency activities, family events, etc.  Develop and maintain an environment of quality customer service.  Include evaluation as routine part of program planning and work to improve results.  Participate as a team player by understanding and embracing overall goals and objectives as well as project specific goals.

Requirements:  BA in Drama, Music Performance, Education or Communications preferred. 3+ years’ experience in related field. Access to transportation for travel to regional sites. Flexibility in scheduling for nights and weekends.

To Apply, or for more information:   Email resume and cover letter to:  humanresources@waltonartscenter.org.

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR

Arkansas Department of Career Education / Little Rock

Position Number:  22080279

Salary:  $33,861 – $57,514

Closing:  July 17

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

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=2a527b48443719d0b97a1d0df57c6eba&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=107&jobid=75967

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

College of Medicine

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

Position Number:  50035248

Closing:  July 22

Description:  The Executive Director of Development for College of Medicine will provide leadership and management in establishing and coordinating all fundraising goals, strategies, and tactics for a college, division, or unit in conjunction with Institutional Advancement. This position will manage a broad-based fund-raising program that includes major and planned gifts, corporate and foundation grant development, annual giving, alumni relations, patient engagement and special projects. The Executive Director will serve unit leadership as an advisor on issues of development and volunteer management. The Executive Director will represent the college, division, unit to the broader community.  Additionally, this position will supervise staff and maintain close working relationships with donors, academic leaders, administrators, faculty and volunteers.

Requirements:  Master’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related field, plus 5 years of successful fundraising experience in raising major gifts preferably in an educational or health care setting; OR, a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related field, plus 7 years of successful fundraising experience in raising major gifts preferably in an educational or health care setting. Must have excellent writing, editing, project management and in person and telephone skills. Advanced knowledge of philanthropy and fundraising principles and supervisory experience required. Travel and weekend duties as necessary.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60026585

 

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EXPERT MARKETER

Acxiom Corporation / Little Rock

Req. Number:  JR001387

Summary:  Works directly with internal stakeholders in sales, sales support, product marketing and consulting, to develop differentiated, deal-specific messaging in support of RFI’s, RFP’s, and proposals. Performs the role of “Marketing Consultant” for the sales pursuit teams by forcing them to consider the competitive context and messaging along with the client’s stated objectives as a means of creating a more informed presentation that demonstrates Acxiom’s orientation to their business challenges. Actively recommends messaging strategy and tactics, coordinates project scheduling and planning with other stakeholders, estimates the timing of deliverables against other projects in queue, and manages projects to completion. Works to ensure that the messaging to our clients is consistent with our corporate direction and to insist that it is communicated to our clients in a compelling and differentiated fashion that presents them with a compelling and well-informed point of view.

Description:   A combination of business savvy and marketing or sales experience.  Tactfully influence project teams composed of strong-willed and opinionated stakeholders.  Work with a project team to build a presentation Win Theme, key messaging, and presentation outline or powerpoint wireframe.  Translate that outline / wireframe into a creative brief to provide direction for the creative team that will build out the finished product.  Coordinate changes between stakeholders and the creative team.  Must remain conversant with Acxiom technologies and strategic direction.  Must remain conversant with the major competitors we face in competitive situations or be capable of rapidly orienting ones-self to such situations very quickly, across a variety of industries and solutions.  Prior experience in database and or digital marketing a plus.  Ability to collaborate within the Studio A team to get things done.  Ability to handle multiple projects at a time and to stay on pace to work a minimum of 50 deals per year.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Excellent people skills that can adapt to a wide variety of potential stakeholders.  Self-directed and provides mentoring to other team members.  Ownership for marketing process management, campaign execution (SFDC and marketing automation), resource planning, identification of innovation / efficiencies, skilled at defining requirements, advanced Win/Win negotiation skills.

Requirements:  Minimum of 12 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 8 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 5 years of experience; or equivalent work experience.  Ability to create and present a compelling business case to ‘C’ level executives.  Marketing and sales automation tools.  Ability to perform near-term project planning and resource assignments.  Conscientious team player. Strong organization skills, attentive to detail.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, adept at anticipating problems and recognizing opportunities.  Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.)  Strong PowerPoint skills are particularly desirable and applicable.  Ability to travel up to 10%.  PACT – Passion, Accountability, Creativity, and Teamwork (a foundation of Acxiom’s culture.)

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications / journalism or related field with 10+ years of experience or Master’s degree with 8 years of experience. Marketing automation and sales automation certifications and a marketing-specific certification. Detailed knowledge of  marketing processes and Acxiom solutions.  Understanding of the competitive landscape from both a business and technical perspective.  Prior experience in database or digital marketing.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://acxiom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AcxiomUSA/job/Little-Rock/Expert-Marketer_JR001387-2

 

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FOOD FOR KIDS SPECIALIST

Arkansas Rice Depot / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Food For Kids Specialist is responsible for coordinating all activities necessary to the success of the Food For Kids program, including working with district and local school staff to ensure that school and Arkansas Rice Depot requirements are met. Serves and participates as a member of the program team.

Description:  Serves as primary point of contact between Arkansas Rice Depot and participating Food For Kids programs throughout Arkansas. Develops the strategic direction of the Food For Kids program.  Ensures Food For Kids programs are operating in accordance with the guidelines set by Arkansas Rice Depot.  Evaluates program placement for both existing and new Food For Kids programs.  Visits existing and potential program sites.  Helps develop, coordinate, and implement food offerings that best meet the needs of students served through this program.  Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the Food For Kids product inventory and distribution plan for each academic year.  Coordinates orders, deliveries, and necessary picks ups for the Food For Kids program.  Prepares and submits program reports in a timely fashion (i.e., monthly participation levels, yearend survey results).  Responds to inquiries and setting up new Food For Kids programs.  Organizes and prioritize tasks consistently and efficiently.  Assists in communications regarding Arkansas Rice Depot including, general inquiries and assistance requests.  Represents the organization professionally; maintains positive public relations and exceptional customer service.  Models the Arkansas Rice Depot values and acts in an exemplary fashion when conducting business on behalf of Arkansas Rice Depot.  Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, minimum of five years’ experience, preferably in the nonprofit sector. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Ability to manage several projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines. Ability to work independently. Ability to travel as needed. Must have valid driver’s license. Must pass MVR check.

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

Brandi Johnston,

Director of Development

jobs@ricedepot.org

Please indicate which position you are applying for in the email subject line.

 

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GIFT OFFICER

Arkansas Rice Depot / Little Rock

Summary:  The Gift Officer oversees securing food and fund donations, as well as identifying new funding opportunities for the Arkansas Rice Depot by calling upon individuals, foundations and corporations (food manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers). This position is responsible for increasing local food donations by identifying new donors, working with established donors, and cultivating lapsed donors. The Gift Officer is a member of the development team and works in collaboration with program department staff and other senior staff to achieve the fundraising goals of the organization.

Description:  Identifies prospective Arkansas Rice Depot financial donors, food donors, and research partnership opportunities.  Develops a yearly work plan for identifying funding and food acquisition opportunities.  Establishes and maintains long-term, productive, relationships with both financial and in-kind donors.  Maintains timely and appropriate donor recognition communications.  Routinely communicates to key donor contacts through telephone, e-mail and scheduled visits throughout Arkansas.  Develops existing resources (food and fund donors) to their fullest potential. Routinely evaluates donation levels of individual, foundation, and corporate donors to assess benefit.  Identifies funding opportunities specific to event sponsorship and cause-related marketing.  Maintains donor tracking system including timely documentation of contacts. Routinely runs donor reports for tracking trends and volume, and donor acknowledgements. Generates monthly reports regarding product receipt, donations, costs, and other food sourcing projects.  Represents the organization professionally, maintains positive public relations and exceptional customer service.  Assists with media events and other activities as needed.  Maintains strict confidentiality recognizing that all constituent (donors, prospects and volunteers) information is the property of Arkansas Rice Depot.  Represents the organization professionally; maintains positive public relations and exceptional customer service.  Models the Arkansas Rice Depot values and acts in an exemplary fashion when conducting business on behalf of Arkansas Rice Depot.  Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of five years fundraising/non-profit work experience or equivalent combination. Proficient in internet research/navigation, Microsoft Office suite and database management. Excellent presentation and communications skills. Strong written, analytical, and organizational skills. Ability to manage several projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines. Ability to travel. Must have valid driver’s license. Must pass MVR check. Ability to work independently with limited supervision.

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

Brandi Johnston,

Director of Development

jobs@ricedepot.org

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INSIGHTS SPECIALIST

KTHV 11 / Little Rock

Req. Number: 63602

Summary:  THV11.com, TEGNA Inc.’s CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas is seeking an Insights and Paid Programming Specialist.  While THV11 has been a pioneer in broadcast television, it has also evolved into a 24-hour information center, providing news and weather information across multiple screens utilizing the newest technology platforms.  If you love a challenge and can make things happen, then we want to talk to you.

Description:  We are looking for someone who is a researcher, an analyst and with a lot of creativity to partner with our sales team to help them better meet their client’s business needs by providing them with analyses and rationale to sell our station, our programming and our special projects.  Through the use of great research tools and resources, you will analyze results data in our local market and then translate that information into presentations to support new sales opportunities. You’ll also be responsible for marketing THV11’s special projects and general programming to THV11’s external clients along with the sales and fulfillment of all Paid Programming opportunities.

Requirements:  To work with us, you’ll have the skills needed to analyze data and then turn that data into material which positions and markets THV11, its programming and special projects.  You also have a minimum of 2 years project management experience as well as knowledge of TV/Media research preferred.  Marketing background a plus, bachelor’s degree required, Business, Marketing, RTF or Statistics preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=Gannett&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fUS&site=VjItb05STjlnWVkxZngrZVBKYUJ1RXRjUT09&career_job_req_id=63602&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=bogKn5DumuBqIf%2bb7N9LoZAI75A%3d

 

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Hendrix College / Conway

Summary:  Hendrix College seeks a dynamic and experienced fundraiser to serve as a Major Gifts Officer (MGO).  The MGO, reporting to the Associate Vice President for Development, will be responsible for maintaining a portfolio of 150 gift prospects and securing major gifts to support the college’s next comprehensive campaign.

Description:  Manage and maintain a portfolio of 150 gift prospects for solicitation to support the college’s capital, endowment and annual giving goals.  Develop, maintain and grow an ongoing pool of new prospects for cultivation and screening.  Complete an average of 10-12 personal donor visits per month for solicitation and screening to achieve personal financial goals.  Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.  Excel in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment and manage multiple tasks.  Success as a front-line fundraiser with a demonstrated track record of closing gifts.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required. At least seven years of fundraising or related experience preferred. Campaign experience and liberal arts background are pluses. Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to create persuasive proposals; demonstrated ability to self-motivate; and ability to build rapport quickly and effectively required. Occasional evening and weekend work necessary.  Travel required.

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

 

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MANAGER / COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Thrivent Financial / Little Rock

Summary:  The position leads the Community Engagement Leaders to drive awareness and connection to Thrivent within the assigned region or regions. The Manager of Community Engagement (MCE) partners with the Managing Partner(s) to develop a strategic plan to strengthen Christian communities by helping members and prospective members be wise with money and inspiring them to live generously and volunteer in Thrivent activities. This role drives growth through the Community Engagement Leaders, who are engaged in building, connecting, and leveraging relationships through Thrivent communities, congregations, and non-profit organizations. They help to activate members to become advocates and others to become more aware of Thrivent and its faith-based mission.

Description:  Build and maintain a high-performing team; select, develop, coach, reward and recognize team members.  Attract talent to Community Engagement Leaders and manage talent to meet business objectives.  Partner with regional field leadership to develop and deliver integrated strategic plans that are tailored by member/prospective member needs to drive business, membership, generosity growth, advocacy, and social impact within the region(s.)  Coach and mentor Community Engagement Leaders by establishing clear expectations, providing performance feedback, and removing obstacles, with the goal of delivering on regional and zone growth results.  Develop and activate strategic partnerships with organizations in the region(s), including across Christian communities that drive awareness, connections, and opportunities for engagement.  Partner with Managing Partner(s) to manage region/zone structure and to conduct quarterly business reviews including financial and fraternal results.  Share the voice of the member/community back to corporate program development areas with goal of meeting needs of our members and having meaningful impact to regional/zone communities.  They help to activate members to become advocates of Thrivent, and prospective members to become more aware of Thrivent and its faith-based mission, and understand ways to connect to membership with Thrivent.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree; 3-5 years of work experience in business administration, community relations, public relations, non-profit or volunteer management, or marketing.  Volunteer or community leadership.  Demonstrated ability to build, activate, and leverage networks.  Ability to travel.  Ability to work evenings/weekends.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.thrivent.com/jobs/search/job/Little-Rock-AR/Mgr-Community-Engagement/J3K4SM62921M5395F9Y

 

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MARKETING & PROPOSAL COORDINATOR

Nabholz Construction / Rogers

Summary:  We procure our projects by competitively creating written proposals that demonstrate our unique approach to solving our customers’ problems; your role will be to create these proposals in addition to developing exciting presentation media for our team. These are the areas you will be responsible for “owning” and developing to produce the necessary outcomes.

Description:  Become completely familiar with and thoroughly understand every element of the Customer’s proposal request and formulate our team’s approach to developing our response Providing technical writing, and editing to creatively communicate technical matters in an easy to understand language. Be the marketing lead person on individual project pursuit teams with responsibility to produce pre-qualification materials, proposals and presentation materials along with writing or developing key sections of proposals while coordinating the development of remaining sections that will be created by others. Production coordination, document management, and content development on client reports or proposal documentation Creating, accumulating and maintaining proposal resource materials. This includes project profiles, resumes, photos, and general company narratives including safety, environmental, quality management, project management, schedule, public involvement, field operations and community relations for SOQ and proposal use Play a key role as a team member in planning, organizing, coordinating, and implementing strategy for marketing and business development efforts including proposals, interviews, and project award submittals Researching, developing, writing, editing, and proofreading content for proposals, presentations, resumes, project descriptions, and related marketing materials of a complex nature. Applying creativity/strategic insight while participating in brainstorming, storyboarding, and other strategy development sessions. Utilizing corporate standards for your work while working creatively to present unique points to make us stand out when compared to our competitors Troubleshooting existing business development and proposal processes and systems to make improvements where possible. Updating and maintaining project information in the corporate document management system. Ensuring that marketing and visual presentation information and files are maintained and up-to-date. Social Media updates Formal and informal letter writing Being actively involved in the Nabholz marketing group by participating on task forces and committees, as available. Developing business development, marketing, facilitation, and writing skills through internal and external training sources and associations (SMPS, WTS, APMP or other related society) membership and committee involvement. Provides overall management of each individual pursuit design and production process with responsibility for quality, scheduling and on-time delivery. Works with the Business Development Manager to help develop and craft best in class messages, layouts and presentations of Nabholz themes, win strategies, ideas, skills and capabilities. Represents the marketing/proposal group as the subject matter expert and collaborates with other internal stakeholders to educate and share industry best practices. Attending evening functions, board meetings, and civic events outside normal business hours as required.

Requirements:  Bachelor‘s degree required (Graphic Design, Journalism, Marketing, English, Communications, or related area of study is preferred). Significant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.  Prefer 5 or more years of experience developing technical or marketing proposals or client deliverables for the A/E/C Industry.  Understanding of the Architectural / Engineering / Construction industries a plus.  Formal meeting facilitation experience (preferred.)  Strong research skills, and the ability to transform findings into meaningful strategy and proposal response.  Must be able to follow work processes, maintain close attention to detail, and meet schedules under strict deadlines.  Excellent command of grammar, the AP Style Manual, and spelling. Must have a strong working knowledge of InDesign, Word, Prezi, and PowerPoint; Experience with Keynote is preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://nabholz.ourcareerpages.com/job/113862?source=ccp&returnURL=http://www.nabholz.com/careers/current-job-openings/&jobFeedCode=nabholz

 

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MARKETING ASSISTANT

Comcast / Little Rock

Req. Number:  117742

Summary:  Responsible for the assisting with the execution of assigned promotions and events. Develops and tracks promotional activities including brand

and advertising campaigns and online initiatives. Coordinates event logistics, including contracting, venue set up and design, and technical services.

Description:  Assists in coordinating and executing all promotional events and ad sales-related client functions.  Collaborates with other key personnel to create promotional assets, develop promotional strategy for value-add services, align messaging, and ensure tracking requirements are implemented for site promotions.  Assists in creating and updating marketing materials, including designing printed materials for programming and client promotions.  Prepares and processes invoices, affidavits, and tracking reports.  Attends sales meetings on a regular basis to report on the status of network and client promotions.  Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary.  Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelors Degree or equivalent – Marketing, Communications / Public Relations.  Generally requires 0-2 years related experience.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://jobs.comcast.com/jobs/descriptions/Marketing-Assistant-Little-Rock-Arkansas-job-5533371

 

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MARKETING MANAGER

Riggs Cat / Little Rock

Summary:  Riggs Cat is seeking a highly ambitious and strategic Marketing Manager who is passionate about achieving goals. Our leadership team is motivated and aggressive, focused on being the best equipment sales and services company we can be.  The Marketing Manager is responsible for planning, development and implementation of all marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities. This person will direct the efforts of the marketing department and coordinate at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the company. The Marketing Manager collaborates with the head of Customer Experience to ensure superb customer satisfaction and collaborates with the sales team to develop optimal lead nurturing processes. This position is based at Riggs Cat corporate headquarters in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Description:  Manage and develop marketing programs and materials to include lead generation campaigns, internal and external marketing communications, internet marketing and search engine advertising.  Design, develop and execute marketing programs to reach target market segments and enable sales success while meeting agreed budgets, lead volumes, and timelines.  Develop and manage a dashboard-driven view of the marketing funnel, tracking quantitative metrics around conversions, lead costs, lead scoring and  market sector performance per marketing campaign.  Contribute to overall strategic plan for marketing activities.  Act as marketing lead for specific events as required.  Lead marketing staff to deliver projects on time and on budget.  Ensure best practices for content management of company website.  Develop staff capabilities to ensure future success of marketing efforts as technologies evolve.  Leverage company brand to build awareness of Riggs Cat as a top employer.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Journalism, or related field or acceptable relevant experience.  Seven-plus (7+) years in a corporate marketing department with at least 3 years in a supervisory capacity.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.riggscathiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=284&t=0

 

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MEDIA RELATIONS DIRECTOR (part-time)

Morris Youth Foundation / Little Rock

Posted:  July 15

Summary:  The Media Relations Director oversees all aspects of the social media news and writes upcoming news on website pertaining to recent events or stories.  The Media Relations Director is responsible for three Public Relations Specialists, each assigned a different role and task (example: Social Media Specialist.)  Must have work experience or a degree from a 2 or 4 year college or university.  The Media Relations Director reports to the Director of Communications and Marketing. This position is part-time and the candidate will have the option at choosing and selecting their office hours.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.simplyhired.com/job/media-relations-director-job/the-morris-youth-foundation/sfxtnb5tq2?cid=szhdapxtgegtyxrpevjxsvalhajrneah

 

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MUSEUM PROGRAM ASSISTANT II (part-time)

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22143394

Salary:  $22,919 – $37,954

Closing:  July 24

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

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=2a527b48443719d0b97a1d0df57c6eba&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=76092

 

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NEWS PRODUCER (part-time)

KAIT 8 / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2015-3799

Summary:  Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas is looking for a part-time news producer. We are looking for someone who knows how to take charge of a plan, can incorporate strategic planning into the daily newscast and motivate others to execute the vision. The best candidate must be strong at multi-tasking, be attentive to the details, have strong writing skills, good news judgment, ability to work under extreme deadlines, and be able to adapt. Knowledge of social media to drive an audience is a must. Experience helpful, but not necessary if willing to learn and grow quickly.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/3799/news-producer/job

 

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OFFICE MANAGER

Oxford American / Little Rock

Summary:  The Oxford American, a non-profit literary arts organization based in Little Rock, is seeking a full-time office manager.  Duties and responsibilities include bookkeeping, payroll, human resources management, and customer service. Skills and capabilities include QuickBooks and computer skills (Excel, Word.)  This full-time position starts immediately. Work hours are 9-5, five days a week. Compensation commensurate to qualifications and experience.  Benefits include health insurance / dental / vision / 401k retirement plan.

Description:  Collecting incoming bills & entering into QuickBooks.  Paying bills, making check runs, maintaining hard copy records.  Managing accounts receivable and bank deposits.  Working closely with accountants to maintain accurate financial statements.  Collecting W9 forms from appropriate parties and distributing 1099 forms at year end.  Assisting with process of preparing grant applications as needed.  Managing employee paperwork & communication to Paychex.  Reporting payroll to Paychex for processing, including ad sales commissions for sales staff.  Collecting, opening, and distributing daily mail.  Reconciling monthly bank statements and maintaining banking records. Working closely with auditors to complete yearly audit of financial statements. Answering and directing phone calls.  Event ticket sales accounting and reconciliation.  Assisting Publisher with yearly budgets & reporting.  Reconciling funds received from online store sales.  Reconciling newsstand reports.  Reconciling monthly circulation reports. May be required to attend events outside of normal office hours.

Requirements:  Candidate should have at least 3-5 years of experience in an office manager role with bookkeeping responsibilities. Non-profit experience preferred.  The right candidate is a friendly, engaging, responsible person who can manage multiple tasks as well as represent the magazine on the phone and in the office.

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

Ray Wittenberg, Publisher

rwittenberg@oxfordamerican.org

Please feel free to contact us at 501-374-0000 (ext: 202) if you have questions about the position.

 

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PHYSICIAN RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE

Baptist Health / Little Rock

Description:  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=102060

 

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PRESIDENT / CEO

North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce / North Little Rock

Summary:  The President is the Chief Executive Officer of The Chamber and is responsible for the full range of Chamber activities, including but not limited to: coordination of the program of work; oversight of the organizational structure and procedures; motivation of volunteers; monitoring of income and expenditures; leadership of community outreach; growth and retention of memberships; supervision of professional staff; interpretation of organizational policy; and stewardship of all assets.

Description:  Assists the Board of Directors, appointed standing committees, and any ad-hoc committees while realizing The Chamber vision.  Develops and maintains a strong, open, and respectful working relationship with the Membership, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, professional staff, and the community at large.  Assists the Board with the development and implementation of policy.  Manages staff for daily program of work and all other Chamber activities.  Assists Board of Directors with strategic planning to create and maintain a sense of vision for the mission of The Chamber.  Accountable for accurate and timely monthly financial statements along with audited year-end financial statements for all Chamber related activities.  Identifies community needs and develops solutions.  Represents The Chamber to local, state, and national media.  Develops creative benefits, programs, and activities for the membership and region.  Represents The Chamber to governmental and relevant advocacy organizations.  Maintains The Chamber office to ensure its efficient operation as an attractive “front door” to the community.

Requirements:  BA or BS in business, communications, economics, or marketing, or significant experience in a relevant field.

To Apply, or for more information:   http://nlrchamber.org/ceo

 

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PRODUCER

KHBS – KHOG / Rogers

Job ID:  754

Summary:  KHBS/KHOG-TV 40/29 News, the Hearst-owned ABC/CW duopoly in Fayetteville/Fort Smith, AR is looking for a producer to create fast-paced, hard-edged, compelling newscasts. Excellent writing skills, organization, solid journalistic integrity, and creative vision are a must. Ideal candidates will have the ability to produce television newscasts, specials & web content. This producer will work out of the Northwest Arkansas newsroom in Rogers.

Description:  Selecting and writing content for live newscasts. Working with and guiding reporters in story production.  Communicating, coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff.  Will produce and publish content to our online platforms.  Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills. Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.  An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components. Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements.  Unwaivering journalistic integrity and ethical standards.

Requirements:  College degree.  Past producing and publishing experience preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:   

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/537742/Producer/

 

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PROGRAM ADVISOR / BUSINESS & MARKETING EDUCATION

Arkansas Department of Career Education / Little Rock

Position Number:  22080336

Salary:  $41,159 – $67,287

Closing:  July 29

Summary:  The Arkansas Career Education (ACE) Program Advisor is responsible for assisting in the development and evaluation of educational programs administered by the Arkansas Department of Career Education throughout the state of Arkansas. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Description:  Monitors budget amendments and expenditure reports of programs, approves/disapproves expenditures; reviews program specific information submitted in the data information systems for program approval.  Writes comprehensive reports interpreting and applying federal and state regulations; analyzes end of the year data, and develops analysis reports on areas of concentration for in-service activities.  Provides funding grant comments on applications and reviews new program start up grant information; reviews federal and state budgets, project applications, and program grants.  Provides technical assistance to programs by interpreting regulations, answering questions, and resolving problems.  Evaluates program effectiveness through on-site visits, program reviews, and desk audits to ensure program compliance. Advises local program administration personnel of violations, recommendations, and commendations.  Coordinates and conducts education and training improvements to comply with federal and state regulations. Conducts workshops during local meetings and professional conferences. Reviews status and accountability reports for programs. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in education, business administration, a field directly related to the assigned program area, or a related field; plus four years of experience in the field of education 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=2a527b48443719d0b97a1d0df57c6eba&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=107&jobid=76164

 

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REPORTER

Ashley Couny Publishing / Crossett or Lake Village

Summary:  Weekly newspapers in Arkansas seek news people with energy, good skills, and a love of small town living. The successful applicant will write hard news and features, take photos, edit submitted material, and design pages.  The individual selected must be able to work as a member of a team and appreciate the newspaper’s place in the community.  Family owned newspaper company offers competitive pay and benefits package as well as opportunity for career advancement.

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

Barney White, Publisher

bwhite@ashleynewsobserver.com

 

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REPORTER

KARK 4 – KLRT 16 / Little Rock

Summary:  The Reporter collects, analyzes and presents facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation or observation for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

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

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.  Fluency in English. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required. Minimum three years’ experience in news reporting.  Superior on-air presence.  Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.  Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.  Flexibility to work any shift.

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/76113.html

 

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REPORTER

Searcy Daily Citizen / Searcy

Summary:  The Searcy Daily Citizen newspaper seeks a full-time reporter who can marry strong traditional journalism skills – source building, sharp interviewing techniques, strong analytical and investigative reporting skills, clear writing, document use – with online and social media know-how.

Description:  This position will participate in all coverage areas including but not limited to general news, local politics, community events, seniors, business, features, education and health issues. The successful candidate must be highly productive, willing to accept all assignments and have the ability to work well with a small staff of like-minded professionals who manage their time well. Candidate will display an entertaining and informational writing style and will be open to coaching and the introduction to new media models. Reporters are expected to contribute both short-form (daily online posts) and long-form (print) stories. Reporters are often asked to cover night city council or community board meetings and may be asked to cover weekend events.

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

Steve Watts, Editor

swatts@thedailycitizen.com

 

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SALES EXECUTIVE

Marriott / Little Rock

Req. Number:  150011MT

Summary:  Drives revenue from local accounts for the hotels the Sales Executive represents by proactively soliciting new business from small business accounts, sourcing new accounts, identifying new targets, and re-soliciting past business leads. Partners with account leaders to pull through business from customer accounts deployed outside the local market. Reports to the area sales leaders to align on sales activities to generate business for stakeholder properties in the market.

Description:  Managing Sales Activities – Works with Area Sales Leader (ASL) in identifying the top accounts of each stakeholder hotel, determine deployment structure, identify account manager, and coordinate efforts to pull-through business from the accounts for the stakeholder hotels.  Assist ASL in identifying share shift targets.  Solicits new business from assigned small business accounts, reader boards, and leads sent through internal referral mechanisms.  Solicits potential new accounts or business opportunities by leveraging business intelligence provided by Sales & Marketing Planning and Support or other third-party data sources in order to generate leads.  Utilizes internal lead referral tools (e.g., eProspecting Portal) to solicit new business opportunities and contacts.  Re-solicits non-deployed realized opportunities, including turndowns, lost opportunities, and actualized business when appropriate.  Drives customer satisfaction through daily interactions (e.g., solicitations, re-solicitations, account calls, new business calls, face to face activities, etc.)  Conducts customer facing sales activities on behalf of the hotels in partnership with Property Coordinator/Resource as appropriate. (e.g., lunch and learns, social hours, company of the month activities, local industry events, Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) Activities, etc)  Conducts site inspections for customer accounts when appropriate.  Maintains complete and up-to-date lead information on each account in SFAWeb|CI to verify accurate reporting and customer base information.  Qualifies and maintains customer’s long-term business potential and refers customers to market, field, hotel or national sales office, as required.  Verifies accurate and timely lead turnover to other Sales Channels.  Manages outbound lead merchandising along with associated booking fee when appropriate.  Presents stakeholder hotel benefits and features based on customer needs.  Understands and utilizes all business processes written in support of the sales organization.  Utilizes negotiation skills and creative selling abilities to uncover new business.  Uses all information systems (e.g., SFAWeb|CI, MRDW, MarRFP-SAPP to research the deployment and value of the accounts deemed important for stakeholder hotels.  Understands the overall market (e.g., competitors’ strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand etc.) in order to sell effectively against the competition.  Communicates trends, opportunities, and market changes to appropriate parties, as needed.  Leverages all available sales channels, (e.g., marriott.com, group and transient intermediaries, field sales, worldwide reservation offices, etc.), in an effort to optimize sales revenues.  Understands and actively utilizes company marketing initiatives/incentives to convert cold leads to warm leads.  Tracks weekly activities and relationship to revenue and room night production.  Sets day-today priorities to complete assigned responsibilities.  Adjusts to significant variation in daily workload through independent prioritization.  Shifts priorities as directed by supervisor or business needs.Drives revenue from local accounts for the hotels the Sales Executive represents by proactively soliciting new business from small business accounts, sourcing new accounts, identifying new targets, and re-soliciting past business leads.  Reports to the area sales leaders to align on sales activities to generate business for stakeholder properties in the market.  Performs other duties as appropriate.  Building Successful Relationships – Coordinates with out-of-market account leaders (e.g., Global Account Executives, Senior Account Executives, and Account Executives) to coordinate in-market pull through of business in order to grow account share. (e.g., visiting local offices, reviewing solicitation list of opportunities, reader board research, etc.)  Participates in community and hotel networking events (e.g., Rotary Clubs, RI Social Hours, Chamber of Commerce, etc)  Visits neighborhood target and local small business accounts and coordinate follow up efforts.  Coordinates with Area Sales Leader to understand needs and priorities of stakeholder hotels to identify focus areas. Works collaboratively with the Sales Office, Area Sales and Enterprise Sales teams to establish coordinated sales efforts that are complementary, and not duplicative.  Handles customer care issues and as necessary, refers them to the appropriate owner.  Supports the company’s service and relationship strategy, driving customer loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience.  Services customers in order to grow share of the account. Executes and supports the company’s customer service standards. Increases local penetration of high potential accounts to optimize demand across all brands and satisfy important property needs.  Engages in property related events that support the development of existing and new accounts (e.g., General Manager (GM) Reception, Concierge Level hospitality, etc.)  Partners with account leaders to pull through business from customer accounts deployed outside the local market.  Performs other duties, as assigned, to meet business needs.

Requirements:  Two-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; no work experience required.  OR, high school diploma or GED; two years experience in the sales and marketing, guest services, front desk, or related professional area.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://marriott.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=150011MT&lang=en

 

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SALES MANAGER

KARK 4 – KLRT 16 / Little Rock

Summary:  The Sales Manager is responsible for leading the day to day operations of the Sales department, including development of digital business, new business and achievement of revenue goals.

Description:  Provides leadership for the broadcast / digital sales teams, to include performance evaluations. Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees. Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in local, digital and new product revenue.  Calls on accounts with Account Executives. Drives new business development. Manages recruitment and development of talented sales professionals. Manages Accounts Receivable.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience. Fluency in English. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Minimum three years’ media sales experience. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance. Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.  Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.  Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.  Experience with OSI, Wide Orbit Sales, Matrix and Rentrak is preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/67732.html

 

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SENIOR ANALYST / MARKETING

Windstream Communications / Little Rock

Req. Number:  15003250

 

Summary:  The Data Analytics team will support Sales and Marketing in the making of go-to-market strategies, marketing effectiveness, sales lead support and other sales and marketing activities. The Data Analytics team mines data in the various Windstream systems and in proprietary data-bases to create actionable-insights into strategies and tactics to increase market share, improve sales and reduce costs.

Description:  Create actionable executive reporting on Enterprise performance.  Automate KPI reporting for distribution within the Enterprise team.  Create ad hoc reporting that addresses specific operating issues with actionable analysis and recommendations.  Develop linkages to quoting and billing systems to create a Marketing data warehouse.  Map data sources, data field definitions and data query methods.  Hire, train and develop analyst resources.  This is an individual-contributor position with cross-functional responsibility.

Requirements:  College degree and 3-5 years professional level experience with 1+ year supervisory experience for supervisory roles; or 7+ years professional level related experience with 1+ year supervisory experience for supervisory roles; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.

To Apply, or for more information:   

http://windstreamtalent.com/apply-now-2/      (search Req. Number – 15003250)

 

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SPORTS ANCHOR / REPORTER  (part-time)

KFSM – KXNW / Fort Smith

Posted:  July 9

Summary:  5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM TV and KXNW TV, is looking for a curious, hard-working sports reporter/photographer. The right person for this job is a good storyteller who can do it all: generate daily local sports story ideas, shoot, edit, produce and report. We’re looking for a journalist who will cover all sports and tell personalized stories about local athletes year-round. We are unique in this market because we are committed to covering all aspects of Arkansas athletics while focusing on local storytelling. Our sports staff is aggressive with social media and online posting. Live Tweeting, posting and blogging on a regular basis is a must. This is a 25 hour a week job.

Requirements:  Journalism or broadcast degree and one year experience is preferred.  Ability to shoot video in all kinds of settings and edit under deadline. Knowledge of how cameras work to troubleshoot in field, if necessary. Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one.)

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.tribunemedia.com/#/?page_id=15562

 

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SPORTS DIRECTOR / LOCAL

KFSM – KXNW / Fort Smith

Posted:  July 9

Summary:  In the home of the Arkansas Razorbacks, there is much more to sports coverage than college athletics. The Local Sports Director must be a storyteller who can do it all: generate daily local sports story ideas, shoot, edit, produce and report.

Description:  The Sports Director is a journalist who must be willing to cover all sports regardless of sex or age and tell personalized stories about local athletes year-round and motive other members of the sports team to do the same. The goal is to tell stories about local athletes, teams, coaches and events. Find exceptional local people and tell great stories about them and their sport. We’re going to focus on storytelling, not scores and highlights. The Sports Director must be willing to pitch sports stories in daily news meetings for placement in newscasts. The Sports Director will have the additional responsibility of organizing and planning special sporting events such as Friday night high school football and Razorbacks pregame and postgame shows. It will also be the responsibility of the Sports Director to make sure important sports stories are shot and edited for use on-air and online on a daily basis. The Sports Director must be (or become) a social media guru. The battle for breaking news is now on Twitter and online. Not only does the Sports Director have to be aggressive on-line, but he/she must also motivate other sports staff to be aggressive as well. The Sports Director will meet with the news management at the beginning of each week to discuss coverage and story ideas. Sports stories and coverage will be pitched in news meetings.

Requirements:  Journalism degree and at least two years of experience as a sports anchor/reporter/photographer at a commercial television station.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.tribunemedia.com/#/?page_id=15562

 

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STEWARDSHIP COORDINATOR

Baptist Health Foundation / Little Rock

Description:  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=102014

 

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STUDENT RELATIONS COORDINATOR

AFLS – Food Science

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Summary:  The Student Relations coordinator in the Department of Food Science is a 50% appointed position that coordinates undergraduate student recruitment activities and is responsible for implementing communication efforts for the department. This position will be responsible for representing the department during high school visits, on-campus events, recruiting fairs and various conferences, presenting and demonstrating pertinent information at these events, and meeting with prospective students and their parents to provide additional information about Food Science as a major. This position will work cooperatively with the College PSRC (Prospective Student Recruit Committee) and will assist with summer orientation sessions.

Description:  The Student Relations coordinator creates interest in the department through the development of recruiting and promotion materials (e.g., flyers, brochures, and presentations), news releases, newsletters, departmental boards and website. This position coordinates alumni activities and correspondence and maintains the departmental alumni database. This position will be responsible for maintaining and improving the departmental website to increase the Department’s visibility. The Student Relations coordinator also plans and assists with student oriented functions such as the FFA annual event, departmental welcome and end of year picnics for students, faculty and staff. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in an agricultural or communication related field.  Experience in recruitment/working with students or related experience.

Preferred:  Experience and a background in communication.  At least one year of experience in an academic environment (preferably an agricultural related field.)  Experience with Adobe Master Suite and OU Campus/OmniUpdate.

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/7795

 

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TECHNICAL WRITER

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

Position Number:  P99945

Closing:  July 17

Summary:  The Technical Writer position is responsible for developing and maintaining training materials, creating and editing publications, writing special reports, and other customer deliverables. This position has regular contact with university personnel, Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and other public agencies, community professionals, and the general public. The Technical Writer is directly responsible to the Communications and Development Director.

Description:  Develop and maintain written training materials, publications, special reports, or other customer deliverables.  Lead large development or curriculum maintenance projects with minimal direction.  Work closely with training teams in development, revision, and maintenance of curricula.  Independently research and review literature for development of curricula. Meet with subject matter experts for development of curricula.  Synthesize large amounts of detailed information.  Organize and prioritize tasks with the assistance of the Communication and Development Director.  Communicate with wide range of professionals both inside and outside the unit and organization during development of materials.  Responsible for daily maintenance of a contact reporting spreadsheet.  Represent MidSOUTH and work collaboratively within the community, committees, meetings, and work groups pertaining to development of child welfare training materials.  Train newly developed materials to refine before release.  Research and write grants for funding of the organization’s conferences.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field and two years experience in developing and writing training currica.

Preferred:  Professional experience working with children and families; experience developing, writing and presenting training or teaching materials; experience with Adobe desktop publishing software.

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/3722

 

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VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

ICE Core Volunteer Staff

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

Position Number:  50032851

Closing:  July 28

Summary:  The Volunteer Coordinator fosters patient- and family-centered care and works in respectful, supportive, and collaborative ways with patients and families. Reports directly to the Director of the UAMS Medical Center Department of Volunteer Services and is responsible for assisting the Director with recruiting, training, coordinating, scheduling and supervising the 200-250+ regular volunteers and additional special projects volunteers. The Volunteer Coordinator will act in the Director’s absence and represent the Director at meetings of the UAMS Medical Center Auxiliary or other community functions.

Description:  Recruits volunteers by attending and speaking at community functions and communicating the mission and goals of the UAMS Medical Center Volunteer Department and Auxiliary.  Directs orientation, development, and evaluation of volunteers and maintains online database. Coordinates the revisions of all volunteer job descriptions to meet clinical and educational needs.  Responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of daily activities by personal observation, reviewing data, conducting interviews with volunteers/volunteer staff and various departments within the UAMS Medical Center.  Develops monthly volunteer schedule and coordinate coverage.  Responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of daily activities by personal observation, reviewing data, conducting interviews with volunteers and staff.  Must be cross trained and able to manage all operations in the volunteer department in the absence of the Director.  Directs, develops, supervises and coordinates with numerous other department’s summer program for youth: HEALERS intensive 2 week clinical skills/volunteer program.  Responsible for JCAHO and HIPAA training, always updating with the latest developments in those areas. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree plus 1 year of hospital project management experience required. Experience with Windows, Microsoft Office (Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word) required. Certified Volunteer Manager or willing to work toward certification within 24 months. SAP and other software programs including PROVELLE Volunteer Program Software preferred. Experience maintaining financial records/reports preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60026932

 

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WEB / SOCIAL MEDIA PRODUCER

KARK 4 – KLRT 16 / Little Rock

Summary:  KARK and KLRT, the NBC and Fox affiliates in Little Rock, Arkansas, are looking for a creative writer who understands the urgency of a 24-7 newsroom environment. The successful candidate will be able to multitask while still writing clear, concise, and conversational copy for arkansasmatters.com and fox16.com.  KARK and Fox16 are looking for someone who welcomes the opportunity to drop everything for breaking news. We’re looking for a candidate who can bring fresh, innovative and creative ideas into our newsroom that help our websites, apps and social media accounts stand out.

Requirements:  Candidates must be engaged and passionate about social media and be able to embrace it as part of their daily routine. The successful candidate will likely work weekdays.  Above all, we’re looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude. Experience in a newsroom environment is preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/62761.html

 

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WEBSITE DEVELOPER
Enrollment Management Support

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Description:  The Website Developer will develop and complete project milestones required for the addition of new features and the integration of new technologies. This position will work with outside departments to include appropriate content from their respective data sources, and work with internal editors to streamline business processes and integrate our tools with other websites and media outlets. The Website Developer will track bugs and requested new features, and prioritize based on importance. This position will be responsible for using the appropriate web languages, program, test, and implement source code to achieve milestones and fix bugs. The Website Developer will research new technologies, and more efficient ways to perform current tasks, such as usability, web standards, web languages, etc.; understand and analyze site traffic and integrations into social media; and host short courses related to skill sets. This position will work with the mobile development team, and provide leadership and support to the campus community in related fields of expertise. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  Formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field.  Two years of experience in computer programming and analysis or a related area.  Applicable equivalencies may be considered.

Preferred:   Experience in technologies such as PHP, LAMP, ZEND, MySQL, JavaScript, XML, XSLT, XHTML, HTML5, and CSS.  Demonstrated knowledge with campus-defined systems, applications, and standards.

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/7833

MentalFloss.com Seeks Freelance Writers

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At mentalfloss.com, we’re lucky to have a staff of writers who keep the site humming and a roster of talented freelancers who crank out fun, fascinating stories. But we always want to be doing more of those stories, and that’s where you come in. We need even more freelancers, so if you’re a writer and would like to write for mentalfloss.com, drop us a note with your pitch at webpitches@mentalfloss.com.

We’re always looking for lists and Big Questions to fill out those two sections of the site, but if you know a great story from history, a strange science phenomenon, or anything else fascinating that we need to cover, we’d love to hear it. If it’s a fit for the site, we’ll pay you to write it. You’ll be happy, our readers will be happy, and we’ll buy you lunch when you’re in town.

EAST Initiative Seeks Office Coordinator, Technical Support Group Member, Director of Development

Careers at the EAST Initiative

The EAST Initiative is expanding and searching for exceptional individuals to join our passionate and innovative team.

Submit resume and job specific sample requests as attachments to jobs@eaststaff.org.

Office Coordinator

Job Description

The Office Coordinator is instrumental in the smooth running of the office and provides a variety of administrative tasks such as the management of information between departments, act as a point of contact for visitors and provide organizational support in general. This position is responsible to greet and direct guests, answer and field phone calls, manage the incoming and outgoing mail, and actively monitor the common calendar. The Office Coordinator will also monitor and coordinate upkeep on the facility and maintenance needs.

Technical Support Group Member

Job Description

A technical support group (TSG) member primarily responds to help desk phone calls and web-based trouble tickets generated by both students and adults related to EAST software and hardware. The TSG Member also provides support for hands-on technical training sessions and internal technical issues.

The applicant must be a high school graduate with a diverse background in technology. EAST experience is strongly preferred. Skills needed include server/network administration and experience with the standard software included in an EAST classroom. The ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing is required. This position is part-time up to twenty (20) hours per week. The hours are flexible between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. with additional hours available during the summer months. This position is ideal for a current college student.

Development Director

Job Description

The Director of Development is responsible for the planning, directing, coordinating, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive development program to insure the necessary financial resources are in place for current and expanded programs consistent with the organization’s strategic plan and capital needs. This program includes annual giving, corporate gift program, major gifts, planned gifts, government and Foundation relations and gifts, and capital campaigns. The ideal candidate will possess a proven track record of progressive development experience and success.

The Communications Group Seeks Public Relations Specialist

Job Opening- PR Specialist

Reports to:  Public Relations Director    Member of: Public Relations Group  Teams:  PR Group, Outreach & Education Group, Digital Group  Supervises:  This position does not supervise anyone  Job Description: The Public Relations Specialist serves a wide variety of Education and Outreach and government agency clients by providing public relations counsel, ideas, planning, research, implementation and evaluation. This position participates in a variety of clients that include healthcare, early childhood education, agriculture and energy. Experience in media relations is a plus. Occasionally manages PR accounts, but typically works alongside an Account Planner. This professional staff member attends client meetings and makes presentations. The PR Specialist works with agency principles on agency PR and promotion.
Education Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in public relations, marketing, journalism, advertising, mass communication or other communication/marketing-related field
Experience Requirements:   3-5 years of experience, working in team environment a plus, Lone Rangers need not apply   Agency experience a plus, but definitely not required
Skill Requirements: Exceptional writing skills, AP Style knowledge required
Ability to research, plan, implement and evaluate comprehensive PR plans and campaigns
Capable of concepting, planning and managing special events; Must be able to write event plans
Promotion and publicity, media events
Knowledge of public relations ethics  Media relations, pitching  Develop results and measurement reports  Media monitoring, clipping, reporting  Grant research  Legislative outreach  Social media programs for nonprofit and government agency clients  Planning, strategy and management for social media accounts for client organizations  Content creation and curation of social media and online accounts for client organizations  Online video development and editing  Self-directed, able to work with minimum supervision  Confident in presentation skills  Critical thinker, creative problem-solver  Proficient in MS Office/PC use  Ability to work on a variety of teams
Compensation Range: $30,000-$45,000 based on experience and skills
Benefits: PRSA membership, APR accreditation fee and study materials provided, parking in covered downtown parking deck, compensation package includes profit sharing, health, dental coverage, 401k.
The Communications Group, a full-service marketing, advertising and public relations firm based in  Little Rock, Arkansas has the following job opening:  Public Relations Specialist
Send resume and cover letter to: officemanager@comgroup.com Learn more about us: http://www.comgroup.com.