Job Opportunities – 07/17/17

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Seeks Technical Editor/Writer Intermediate

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Requisition ID 
2017-38506
Category 
All Categories
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Sub Category 
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Department 
ACHI Arkansas Ctr for Health Improvement
Posted Date 
7/15/2017
Post End Date 
8/15/2017

More information about this job

Overview

The ACHI Technical Editor works closely with the content owners/authors and directors of ACHI to deliver results and translate the organization’s vision into reality by ensuring that ACHI’s communication products and funding proposals are of the highest quality, executed efficiently and are congruent with the mission and vision of ACHI. This staff member works under the direction of the Communications Specialist and is instrumental in influencing policy through written word or graphic representation.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the development of issue briefs, reports, manuscripts, grant and contract proposals and other written and electronic documents consist with ACHI’s Style Guide.
  • Develop graphics for written products as needed.
  • Provide editorial assistance (including developmental, substantive, and copy editing and proofreading) and document-design assistance for work produced by ACHI staff, as requested by a member of the leadership team.
  • Create templates and PowerPoint presentations as requested by Directors for new product lines or special product needs.
  • Participate in development of products, proposals, contracts, manuscripts, and grant proposals by attending and contributing to document planning meetings.
  • Assist with developing strategies to publicly communicate ACHI’s written products; working with the Communication Specialist, ACHI leadership, and project leaders.
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Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Technical writing, Political sciences, or Science plus 5 years of writing/editing experience.

 

Additional Experience:

  • Knowledge of manuscript formatting, drafting, and editing techniques.
  • Strong ability to utilize Microsoft products, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Mastery of technical writing components, including grammar, syntax, and rhetoric
  • Ability to multi-task with a high level of accuracy through attention to detail.

 

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Physical Requirements

Stand: Occasionally
Sit: Frequently
Walk: Frequently
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 – 25 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Occasionally
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
Noise Level: Quiet
Visual Requirements: Near visual acuity
Hazards: None

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Razorback Ticket Office

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 18

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21454

 

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ADVANCEMENT MARKETING MANAGER

UA Pulaski Technical College / North Little Rock
Closing:  July 28

 

Summary:  UA Pulaski Technical College is accepting applications for Advancement Marketing Manager. The Advancement Marketing Manager is responsible for developing, managing, and marketing the fundraising, stewardship, and engagement efforts of the Advancement Office. The incumbent will also be responsible for maximizing philanthropic support through marketing, public relations, fundraising, and special events.

 

Description:  Must be a proven project manager and strategic thinker with the ability to oversee large events from logistics and public relations to volunteers and fundraising.  Oversees UA – Pulaski Technical College Foundation events, including Diamond Chef Arkansas and Artissimo.  Assists in arts programming logistics and marketing for the UA – Pulaski Technical College Center for Humanities and Arts.  Serves on college committees as Foundation representative. Highly creative thinker with the ability to collaborate with graphic designers, photographers, printers, vendors, etc. to produce successful fundraising campaigns and events. Exemplary command of written language across print, digital, and multimedia platforms with an eye for accuracy, detail and proofing.  Technologically savvy with the ability to manage social media and digital platforms producing analytics and metrics to gauge success of campaigns.  Demonstrated success fostering productive external relationships and working with Boards, donors, alumni, volunteers, community partners, and vendors. Develop innovative ways to engage and steward these partnerships.  Must thrive on handling several projects at once in a fast-paced environment.  Able to develop and work within project budgets.  Experienced in Microsoft Office, donor management databases or other advancement information systems.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing, public relations, journalism, or related field; plus, three years of integrated marketing experience of developing successful campaigns across a wide range of disciplines – including print, broadcast, and digital advertising, direct mail, public relations, promotions, event management, and relationship marketing to increase the UA – Pulaski Technical College brand and philanthropic support.

 

Preferred:  Fundraising background.  Adobe Creative Suite and graphic design.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.uaptc.edu/human_resources/employment-opportunities

 

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ADVERTISING ACCOUNT MANAGER

The Design Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Responsible for managing the strategic communication support of our clients by assessing and diagnosing communication needs, proactively devising communication solutions that further the business objectives, and taking a hands-on approach to ensuring their successful implementation. The ideal candidate should work well in a team environment and have the ability to communicate and work cross-functionally with other departments in the organization.

 

Description:  Strategic communication planning.  Developing PR plans that include the use of traditional and social media.  Message development.  Writing and editing news releases, letters to the editor, customer letters and emails, feature stories, presentations, executive speeches and correspondence.  Relationship-building with media partners, clients, and co-workers.  Attending client meetings and presenting where appropriate.  Using research and analytics to drive planning and messaging.  Following and improving upon established processes. 

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  One year experience in advertising, marketing, and/or journalism.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.indeed.com/job/advertising-account-manager-99e673737e2791c3

 

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APAC COORDINATOR

Arkansas Public Administration Consortium

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R98774

Closing:  July 21

 

Summary:  This position is for the Arkansas Public Administration Consortium located in UA Little Rock’s School of Public Affairs. The APAC Administrator is is a full-time, non-tenure-track staff position with responsibilities for directing APAC programs, initiatives, and day-to-day operations. The position entails significant program development and outreach responsibilities for a range of constituents in state and local governments and nonprofit organizations. The position is funded through a state appropriation and renewal is contingent upon its continuation. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with state, local government officials and the public.  Manage existing professional certification programs to meet national accreditation standards.  Design, coordinate, and market management training courses for the public and non-profit sectors.  Identify funding opportunities and write grant proposals relevant to APAC’s mission.  Develop, maintain, and sustain collaborative relationships to accomplish training goals.  Possess superb interpersonal skills and have the ability to effectively manage key stakeholder relationships, as well as demonstrate capacity to work in a public sector environment and do so with a high degree of initiative.  Have a proven ability to make informational presentations to both professional and lay audiences.  Build strong working relationships with staff and consortium members, as well as establish important stakeholder relationships.  Coordinate student internships, graduate assistantships, and student scholarship opportunities.  Provide leadership, technical assistance, and research support in sustaining the APAC’s mission.  Some overnight travel required.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree with four (4) or more years of experience in training, program development, marketing and conference planning; Knowledge of curriculum design, distributed learning, and training requirements of state government and nonprofit agencies; Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and Blackboard Learn.

 

Preferred:  Graduate work toward, or a Master’s degree in Education, Public Administration, or Nonprofit Leadership; Experience with actual certification as a Certified Volunteer Manager (CVM) or Certified Public Manager®; Experience in grant and contract management, supervision of professional and clerical staff, and generating grants; Actual work experience in a university organization.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6371

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS & STUDENT SUPPORT

Graduate Recruitment

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 19

 

Summary:  The Assistant Director of Graduate Fellowships and Student Support will assist in providing student support to aid in the recruitment, retention, and professional development of graduate students at the University of Arkansas. Activities may include researching professional development needs on campus and the resources required to meet those needs, performing outreach activities within the university community and with external partners across the country, and marketing and delivering professional development to student groups. Part of student support includes financial support. The person in this position will be expected to learn about the current financial support offered through the Graduate School and International Education, and to assist in identifying and informing graduate students of additional funding opportunities. This position will evolve to meet the changing needs of students and to meet the mission of the Graduate School and International Education. Travel (by air, auto, etc.) is a required component of the position, as is the ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution.  Experience in program development and implementation.  Experience working with various constituent groups.  Experience working with CRM (customer relationship management) software, such as Salesforce/Pardot, etc.

 

Preferred:  Experience preparing print and electronic communications for event promotion, marketing, or similar needs, including designing and writing content of materials.  Experience with special events, such as on-campus conferences, including logistical arrangements (venue, catering, agenda, travel arrangements for guests, etc.)  Use of electronic delivery system for learning, such as Blackboard.  Some knowledge/experience of web site maintenance.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21358

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EVENTS 

Special Events

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 21

 

Summary:  The Assistant Director of Special Events is responsible for scheduling activities and events at Fowler House and Fowler House Conservatory and Gardens; responsible for coordinating the interior and exterior maintenance and custodial, deliveries, security, and alarm needs; and event setup to ensure event plans are executed successfully. The administrative duties include managing Fowler House and Conservatory calendars. The Assistant Director of Special Events will serve as the primary building executive and arbiter of Fowler House and the Conservatory. The Assistant Director of Special Events will work out of Fowler House for 20 hours/week (may fluctuate based on current needs and upcoming events.)  This position will report to the Director of Donor Relations and Special Events.

 

Description:  This position is responsible for the coordination and execution of events hosted in Fowler House and the Fowler House Conservatory and Gardens. The Assistant Director of Special Events will work directly with vendors, facilities management, and other campus partners and as needed; maintain invitation lists and manage event mailings, create and maintain the guest lists, record and maintain responses, generate menus and floral ideas for approval, and print name tags and menu cards. The position will follow formalized procedures and guidelines to ensure uniformity in the quality of events and stay current on all protocol. The Assistant Director of Special Events will maintain office hours for 20 hours/week (may fluctuate based on current needs and upcoming events.)

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least three years of relevant hospitality or special events experience.  At least three years of relevant program and budget management experience.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree or higher in hospitality or events management, communication, or business from an accredited institution of higher education.  Experience managing a property or serving as a building executive on a campus or as part of a corporate facilities management program.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21422

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI MEMEBERSHIP & ANNUAL GIVING

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R97604

Closing:  July 25

 

Summary:  Under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development, the Associate Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Membership’s main focus will be external annual fund and membership solicitation. This position seeks to increase alumni philanthropic giving through in-person annual fund and alumni membership solicitation, which will build a long-term base of support for UA Little Rock. This position will be responsible for performing face-to-face visits with prospects to exceed established yearly growth goals for annual giving and alumni membership. The associate director will be an integral member of the alumni team, which includes the recently integrated Offices of Alumni and Development. It is a goal of the Advancement division to expand alumni giving over the next few years. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to managing events designed to increase alumni participation and working closely with the Alumni Board of Directors. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Maintain a large portfolio of new alumni and annual giving prospects and solicit their support for gifts such as annual giving, annual membership, lifetime membership, and student philanthropy participation.  Conduct 50 to 75 phone calls weekly to solicit new annual gifts and annual memberships to reach giving outcomes. Schedule and conduct 4 to 5 face-to-face visits weekly with new potential donors and potential volunteers to solicit support.  Serve as the staff member supporting the UA Little Rock Alumni Association’s Membership Committee.  Grow annual giving to agreed targets, working to develop annual giving into an integral part of fundraising activities.  Ensure donor acquisition and retention levels are maintained and underpinned by exceptional donor stewardship.  Identify medium and major gift prospects from Annual Fund pool and work with the Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Membership and the Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development to put in place further cultivation strategies.  Responsible for reaching monthly, quarterly, and annual membership and fundraising acquisition and retention goals.  Advise the manager of annual giving and membership on aspects of the annual fund, membership acquisition and retention efforts and campaigns.  Establish relationships and work collaboratively with the appropriate university staff and the external community to generate interest in the annual fund and membership among alumni and current students of the university. This may include having an Association presence in community and university events.  Represent the Alumni Association and/or University at on- and off-campus meetings, conferences, and seminars.  Other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

Preferred:  Excellent customer service skills preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6399

 

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BROADCAST VIDEO EDITOR

Hortus Ltd.

P. Allen Smith Co. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Hortus Ltd (P. Allen Smith Co) is seeking qualified applicants for a Broadcast Video Editor.  With a major focus on gardening, food, lifestyle and design; Hortus Ltd is an award winning Production Company that produces two television series that reaches 95% of the U.S. market along with multiple international markets.  The Video Editor will be responsible for editing compelling show segments as well as sponsor related videos. After Effects experience is preferred as well as online video knowledge.

 

Description:  Conceptualize, produce and drive original scripted and unscripted video content from conception to production.  Creating graphic elements and titles to compliment videos.  Embed video to online.  Distribution of show and commercial content.

 

Requirements:  Applicant must be proficient in Adobe Premier and be able to work directly with multiple departments, collaborating with writers, producers, and graphic designers to ensure that exceptional content is released.  A digital link to your current reel will be required. Shooting experience and knowledge of Photoshop, Encore, and CATDV are a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.simplyhired.com/search?q=editor&l=little+rock%2C+ar&fdb=lv&lnk=%2Fjob%2FRuLGAiNoWjdkp6aypPBAsuuqbY9XbBXh1nZKR9R_oDs4QzdtROuefg%3Ftk%3D1bkunicv1e0avbip%26tkt%3Dserp

 

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Nabholz Construction Services / Conway

 

Summary:  Nabholz seeks a professional individual with experience in business development, marketing, or sales to join our Business Development team. The position will focus heavily on building and maintaining relationships with prospective customers, resulting in construction and industrial project opportunities. Nabholz holds high standards of personal integrity and work ethic. Regional overnight travel will be required.

 

Description:  Identify, qualify, and prioritize regional construction and industrial opportunities.  Develop short-term and long-term business development plan for both Nabholz Industrial Service and Nabholz Construction Services.  Measure sales/opportunities results against business development plan, reporting to the division President, and modify plan as necessary.  Develop and cultivate relationships with targeted customers, design professionals, and influencers.  Assist other team members (Operation Managers and Operation Project Managers) to maintain existing relationships with customers and influencers.  Assist in and develop presentation strategy for proposals and interviews.  Develop and implement public relations and marketing strategies.  Represent both Nabholz operations at appropriate trade shows, conventions, seminars, civic, and industry functions (before or after normal work hours.)  Assist in the identification of key areas of involvement for Nabholz such as industry organizations, city chambers, boards, community outreach, etc.  Accept other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Four year college education required.  Must be able to interact and effectively communicate with customers, architects, and other industry professionals.  Has a solid understanding of construction methods, industrial process methods, understands timeframes for implementation and how it affects pricing in multiple markets.  Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service. Must be a motivated self-starter with strong planning skills. A generally positive attitude is essential to the success of this applicant. Detailed and accurate monthly expense reports are required. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check, including driving record. Ability to work remotely and some travel is required.

 

Preferred:  Previous experience in business-to-business sales.  Construction experience.  Local knowledge and connection. Strategic business views for business development, client relationships and business acumen.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://nabholz.ourcareerpages.com/job/246497?source=nabholz&returnURL=https://www.nabholz.com/careers/current-job-openings/&jobFeedCode=nabholz

 

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Boys & Girls Club of Benton County / Bentonville

 

Summary:  In accordance with the elements of competence established for Boys and Girls Club executives, the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for managing the strategic planning and operation of the Club, in support of organizational mission and goals. Works within the community as our chief fundraiser and champion for the Boys & Girls Club.  Collaborates with the Board of Directors in developing organizational goals, attaining/allocating resources, and establishing policies. Provides direction to staff in carrying out the key roles assigned to them.  There are Five Clubs to manage and approximately 3,500 children attending the clubs throughout the school year and summer.  We have a larger sports program consisting of Football, Basketball, Volleyball and Cheer.  Our budget is approximately $2.0M annually.  We have a very large corporate partner program in our community based on our proximity to Wal*Mart Stores Inc. headquarters.  Our CEO will need to be an excellent communicator working with the corporations supporting Wal*Mart as well as actively working with the Wal*Mart Foundation.  Additionally, we will need to increase the number of Jeremiah Millbank’s and individual giving donors within our community.

 

Description:  Leadership – Ensure the effective operation and delivery of programs within the Club and community.  Support the organization’s mission and principles.  Maintain an environment that facilitates the achievement of youth development outcomes.    Implement programs, services and activities that support youth development outcomes.  Establish and monitor adherence to policies and procedures.  Strategic Planning – Implement a strategic planning process that results in the development and implementation of a quality strategic plan. Identify and evaluate opportunities for improvement and implement plans for improvements.  Board Development – Identify, recruit and develop effective board members.  Ensure active participation by board members and support effective board roles and functions. Ensure Board committees are provided with the information and support to fulfill their objectives.   Resource Development – Ensure the annual budget is funded and organization has adequate cash flow.  Develop strategic plans to generate revenues through a variety of fund raising techniques. Identify, cultivate and solicit donors. Oversee planning and implementation of special events. Provide guidance to staff and volunteers performing resource development functions.  Resource Management – Develop, implement and monitor the Club’s annual budget. Implement administrative and operational systems to support effective operations. Ensure productive and effective staff performance, providing guidance, feedback and opportunities for professional development.  Technology –  Develop and implement plans for updating existing technology and resources.  Ensure the acquisition and allocation of funds for implementing and updating existing technology and resources.  Ensure the maintenance of Club technology and information management systems.  Partnership Development – Develop strategic alliances with community leaders and local officials. Develop collaborative partnerships with other youth serving organizations, members, parents, families, funders and community organizations.  Marketing & Public Relations – Increase visibility of Club programs, services and activities and maintain good public relations.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Minimum of three years experience as an executive director with a demonstrated track record in resource development,  managing programs or operations in a non-profit agency or Boys and Girls Club; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Thorough knowledge of: the mission, objectives, policies, programs and procedures of Boys & Girls Clubs; the principles and practices of managing non-profit organizations; and resource development activities and sources of funding.  Demonstrated ability to plan and implement effective operations.  Leadership skills, including negotiation, problem solving, decision-making.  Strong communication skills, both oral and written.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Board of Directors, staff, community groups, and other related agencies.  Basic knowledge of asset management including financial resources and property

 

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

 

Betsy Reithemeyer

Secretary, Board of Directors

betsy@8thandwalton.com

 

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CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Arkansas Hospice / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Chief Operating Officer (COO) provides leadership and day-to-day management of clinical operations and assigned ancillary departments.  The COO ensures compliance with all applicable regulations and accreditation standards, and the provision of high quality services in a safe, effective and efficient manner to meet the needs of patients, families and communities served.  The COO serves as a member of the senior leadership team, and acts in collaboration with and under the authority of the Chief Executive Officer, within the policies of the Board of Directors, and in accordance with the mission and philosophy of Arkansas Hospice, Inc.

 

Description:  In collaboration with the CEO and leadership team, oversees assigned clinical and non-clinical operations to ensure the provision of superior care and service in an efficient and effective manner.  Promotes a culture of ownership and commitment to the mission, vision and values of the organization, and leads employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication.  Serves as Associate/Alternate Administrator for all Arkansas Hospice programs, serving as Administrator in the absence of the CEO. Oversees the Day-to-Day Managers for each Medicare Certified Program under the direction of the Administrator.  Assists the CEO in formulating and accomplishing the goals and strategic plans of the organization.  Participates in new program development and implementation.  Hires, leads, mentors and develops a strong operations management team that works together to accomplish the goals of the organization.  In collaboration with the CEO and leadership team, leads in the development and accomplishment of comprehensive goals for quality, satisfaction, census and financial performance.  Leads, provides oversight, and/or actively participates in performance improvement initiatives and ongoing monitoring throughout the organization.  Drives initiatives to achieve superior HIS and CAHPS scores at all locations.  In collaboration with the CEO, CFO and the leadership team, participates in the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the annual budget and strategic plan.  In collaboration with the leadership team, develops and implements policies and procedures that establish clear expectations and promote quality patient care, staff and patient safety, and efficient and effective program operations.  Ensures compliance with policies and procedures and applicable regulatory, licensing, certification, and accreditation requirements.  In collaboration with the CEO and CFO, oversees the contracting process for direct patient care services, including nursing home, hospital and ancillary services; monitors contract implementation and compliance.  Promotes positive employee relations through open communication, fair treatment, and consistent application of policies.  Personally travels to each location on a regular basis to work with the local leadership to enhance care and service and improve operational efficiency and effectiveness.  Promotes Arkansas Hospice mission and values to staff and the community; represents Arkansas Hospice to the community as requested.  Pursues growth and development opportunities in leadership, management education, professional, and area networking associations.  Shares administrative call.  Completes performance evaluations for all assigned staff in a timely manner.  Develops budget and manages expenses within established limits.  In collaboration with the CEO and leadership team, analyzes, recommends and implements practices to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness, including work redesign, changes in systems and processes, policies and procedures, quality measures and performance improvement.  Manages FTE’s within established guidelines including controlling agency and overtime expenses.

Maintains confidentiality of all information.  Utilizes and models excellent customer service skills at all times; seeks opportunities to assist patients, families and co-workers; demonstrates teamwork and cooperation.  Accepts direction and follows instructions from supervisor; seeks additional information as needed; works with minimal supervision.  Adheres to all organizational and departmental policies and procedures.  Continually meets organizational standards for attendance and punctuality; notifies supervisor in a timely manner when employee will be absent or late for work.  Attends all required meetings and inservices; seeks opportunities for additional professional development activities as appropriate.  Performs other functions as directed by the Chief Executive Officer. 

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in health care administration, business or a related field; Master’s degree a plus.  Relevant experience above the minimum may substitute for the degree.  Minimum of eight (8) years management or administrative experience in health care with an emphasis on operations management; hospice experience and management of multiple sites preferred.  Exceptional administrative, management, analytical and communication skills.  Must have reliable transportation, automobile insurance, and a valid driver’s license.  Extensive travel within the Aransas Hospice service area required, including some overnight travel.  Periodic out-of-state travel may also be required for attendance at conferences and meetings.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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COMMUNICATIONS / DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR  (part-time)

Arkansas Imagination Library / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Communications/Development Administrator should have the desire and ability to multitask and think strategically, as well as possess strong writing and interpersonal skills. The ARIL Communications/Development Administrator is responsible for advertising, marketing, and state wide communication strategies with the purpose of raising state funds.

 

Description:  Manage, compile and edit the Non-profit quarterly online publication.  Maintain and enhance the ARIL website.  Write and distribute state, regional and county-specific press releases.  Track and file all television and print media hits.  Field all media inquiries. Update and grow ARIL social media presence (Facebook, twitter, etc.)  Proactively retain good relationships with all Arkansas media outlets and ARIL affiliates.  Generate recognition letters for online donors on a monthly basis.  Writes grants to assist with ARIL state level funding.  Assist ARIL programs with various aspects of event planning, fundraising, and promotion of ARIL.  Support Affiliate director with countywide programs with creative fundraising plans and promotion strategies.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in mass communications, public relations, English or journalism. Three years or more in related field of practice working with members of the media. Comfort, skill and knowledge of the following; Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Must be able to travel instate.

 

Preferred:  Experience in working with governmental, non-profit, and public sector entities.

 

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

 

Charlotte Green, Executive Director

gcrgfaith@gmail.com

 

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COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Arkansas Forest Resources Center

University of Arkansas / Monticello

Closing:  July 16

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Forest Resources Center in Monticello, AR is seeking to fill the position of Communications Manager. The successful candidate is expected to strategize, create and execute a unified communications plan for the Center. This will include development, management, and delivery of content for multiple platforms, visual/design work, media relations, pursuit of high news value story ideas from faculty and staff, and measurement of effectiveness of content and delivery.

 

Requirements:  BS or BA degree in Communications, Journalism, English or a related discipline plus three years of related professional experience, including one year in a supervisory or managerial capacity is required.

 

Preferred:  Experience in Microsoft software applications.  Experience in the update and development of social media.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21092

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Lyon College / Batesville

 

Summary:  Lyon College seeks 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’s website, manage all College social media updates and campaigns, proof and copyedit college publications and promotional pieces, maintain an active relationship with all area media, fulfill marketing and public relations photography needs, produce a monthly e-newsletter, serve on various college committees and organizations as requested, and coordinate with the associate vice president of marketing communications in the development of promotional strategies, publications, multimedia, and advertisements for the College.

 

Requirements:  Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and three or more years of journalism, marketing, or similar public relations experience. Foundational knowledge of CSS and HTML and proficiency with both Mac and PC platforms, Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and digital SLR photography are preferred. Must be an effective communicator and possess excellent writing and editing skills. Some weekend and evening assignments required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.lyon.edu/communications-specialist

 

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DEVELOPMENT & EXTERNAL RELATIONS OFFICER

Bumpers College

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 21

 

Summary:  The Development and External Relations Officer will assist the Director of Development in Bumpers College and the Dean’s Office with stewardship and cultivation activities, from written communications to special events. The External Relations Officer schedules and supports travel appointments, including arranging hotels, flights, and car rentals, and manages follow up as needed for the Director of Development; has a willingness to travel on behalf of the Bumpers College and work irregular hours as needed; and performs administrative duties as assigned and adhere to University Development policies and procedures.  This position will assist Bumpers College departments and programs seeking to host fundraising events, to obtain the necessary pre-event approval(s), and establish on-line registration(s) when requested; work with Communications Director to coordinate PR and media releases pertaining to the Office of Development and External Relations; manage the development and external relations team budget and, with the financial officer, prepare periodic budgetary reports.  This position reports directly to the Director of Development and External Relations in Bumpers College.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least one year of experience in development and external relations, event planning, public relations, marketing, or a related area.

 

Preferred:  At least two years of experience in development and external relations, event planning, public relations, marketing, or a related area.  Previous, successful experience in development and external relations, preferably in higher education.  Experience with volunteers in a fundraising program.  Familiarity with a university campus and an academic unit or college.  Willingness to travel on behalf of Bumpers College and work irregular hours as needed.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21417

 

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DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

Youth Home, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  4888

 

Summary:  This position works under the direction of the Chief Development Officer (CDO) and performs duties and assignments related to administrative services for the Development Department. Maintains fundraising database. Creates fundraising reports, gift and constituent records, acknowledgement letters and pledge reminders. Maintains and creates office files and resource library. Coordinates development projects as assigned. Provides administrative and clerical support to the Development Department and Executive Team as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree required with a minimum of two years experience in related field strongly preferred. Advanced skills in database management and word processing software, database processing programs required. Excellent spelling, proofreading and composition skills required. Must possess reliable transportation for errands, etc. Experience in non-profit fundraising, public relations and volunteer management highly desired.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=4888&clientkey=A8021B979C17B80F3CA4E6ECE9C38824

 

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER / ANNUAL GIFTS

ACH Foundation

Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation / Little Rock

 

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

 

Description:  1.  Manage annual fundraising and community-based activities.  Collaborate on creation and implement formal plan for annual fundraising activities including goals, timelines and budgets.  Make recommendations to SrVP/VP/DOD (Director of Development) regarding appropriate cultivation activities.  Plan and implement orientation and training for volunteers. Make appropriate presentations to support all volunteer efforts.  Meet or exceed assigned metrics (personal visits, number of donors, number of members, referrals and revenue.)  Oversee fiscal management and record keeping of all gifts2.  Solicit groups and individuals for outright and third-party gifts.  Cultivate and solicit in a timely manner those individuals or groups assigned.  Travel and work with donors and volunteers throughout the state, including nights and weekends.  On receiving assignment of prospects, create a cultivation/solicitation time table.  Provide a monthly administrative staff report.  Assist with events as assigned.  Work with communications and planning staff to develop support materials.  Coordinate contracts with SrVP/VP/DOD.  In Compliance with ACH’s Fleet Management Policy, drives an ACH owned, leased, or personal vehicles frequently in the performance of essential job functions.  3.  Steward and recognize annual gift donors.  Steward assigned donors through planned activities to assure continued involvement.  Provide any formal donor recognition appropriate to the gift.  Coordinate and support membership, planning and recognition meetings/events.  4.  Direct training, development and continuing education for annual gifts volunteers.  Develop training activities for volunteers to ensure adequate understanding of annual gift programs.  Participate in local, regional and national training as requested.  Supervise and mentor volunteers.  Collaborate with SrVP/VP/DOD for implementation of annual fundraising activities.  5.  Complete projects and other duties as assigned.  Coordinate, plan and evaluate special projects as assigned.  Pursue knowledge of hospital operations and fundraising best practices.  Understand and promote approved funding opportunities and priorities.  Demonstrate good customer relations skills in dealing with donors, volunteers and patients/families.  Manage budget for assigned cost center including inventory control for promotional items. 

 

Requirements:  Insert

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university (Non-Profit Management, Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or other similar field of study; OR, four years related experience and/or training; OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Three years total experience, which includes development experience.

 

Preferred:  Five years development experience.  One year membership in national and local chapters of AHP, AFP, CASE or PPP experience.  Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE.)

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3036457

 

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DIRECTOR / NEWSCAST

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  5676

 

Summary:  The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5676

 

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DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR COMMUNICATION

Arkansas Conference of the United Methodist Church / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Conference of the United Methodist Church in Little Rock, Arkansas is currently accepting applications for Director of the Center for Communication.  The Director of the Center for Communication is responsible for utilizing technology in creative, innovative and strategic ways to maximize the ability of the Arkansas Annual Conference to communicate with members, congregations and the mission field. He or she will offer direct communication support for the Bishop, oversee the work of the Arkansas Conference Center for Communication, work to develop effective two-way communication systems between the conference and local congregations, lay leaders and clergy, and work with other Centers and conference leadership in crafting and aligning all messaging, communication and marketing.

 

Description:  Support the Bishop – Consult re episcopal communication.  Shape messaging re the purpose, identity and narrative of the Arkansas Annual Conference. Align critical message content.  Manage crisis response.  Develop strategy for introducing cultural change when requested (e.g. mission field engagement, connectionalism, Arkansas Tithe Initiative.)   Carry out other duties as requested by the Bishop.  Lead the Center for Communication – Lead the Center for Communication in carrying out the conference trajectory.  Supervise the Center for Communication staff.  Develop, implement, evaluate and continuously improve an integrated conference communication strategy.  Work with Congregations – Create a system for effective two-way communication with local congregations, lay leaders and clergy.  Develop the conference website as a teaching, training and resource platform.  Train local churches re communication tools, messaging and marketing.  Collaborate with Centers & Conference Leadership – Enrich the Center’s relationship with other annual conference centers and district offices, offering support in crafting messaging, communication and marketing.  Train and assist conference leaders in crafting aligned messaging, communication and marketing.  Partner with conference IT staff to provide communication services during Annual Conference.  Serve as a member of the Extended Cabinet, Operational Team, Annual Conference Planning Team and the Annual Conference Commission on Communication.  Technology – Conversant with software platforms utilized in communication. Implement emerging communication technology, especially social media platforms. Train others (congregations, pastors, staff and leaders) to enhance communication skills.  Leadership – Entrepreneurial. Strategic. Team-oriented. Emotionally intelligent. Adept in a complex environment. Able to shepherd plans from conceptualization to implementation. Innovative.  Communication – Assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating a strategic communication plan. Branding. Marketing. Writing, social media, video production and public speaking. Understanding United Methodist Church structure, doctrine and policy.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree preferably in communications, public relations or marketing, with preference given to a Master’s in communications.  Three or more years in organizational communication.  Staff leadership.  Crisis communication.  Development and delivery of innovative and strategic communication initiatives.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    http://arumc.org/jobnotice/

 

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DIRECTOR OF UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  The Director of University Communications is responsible to provide institutional leadership for JBU’s communications efforts, ensuring that official JBU communications are conducted with best practices and deployed with quality in order to advance the university mission. The director oversees the university communications team and the university events offices, which includes workgroups focusing on marketing communications (including web development), and community and media relations. The university communications team functions as an internal creative agency, providing support for decentralized recruitment teams and other marketing efforts. The director coordinates and works closely with marketing staff for JBU’s traditional undergraduate, non-traditional, Advancement, and athletic programs to promote strong communications and protect and improve the JBU brand.

 

Description:  Provide strategic and tactical direction/input and creative leadership/input for major JBU communication initiatives.  Provide creative and administrative leadership for the university communication team.  Work with director of marketing communications to produce and curate online, video, photographic, publications, print and other quality communication pieces.  Serve as the editor of the Brown Bulletin.  Provide leadership and oversight to JBU’s social media endeavors, working with the assistant director of online media and marketing.  Lead continuing efforts to have campus-wide input into JBU.edu and keep JBU’s web presence up-to-date and mission centric.  Work with and provide direction for the public relations staff to develop positive relationships with the media and JBU’s communities to generate goodwill and earned media coverage to help advance JBU’s mission.  Serve as the primary spokesperson for the university.  Serve on the Crisis Response and Crisis Preparedness Teams.  Develop and update Crisis Communication plans.  Provide leadership in conjunction with the events staff in setting goals and continually improving the impact of JBU’s office of university events.  Work with the director of application development to develop long term strategies for improving and refreshing JBU.edu and the associated online projects.  Advise and provide consulting for marketing initiatives for traditional undergraduate, non-traditional, Advancement, and athletic programs on an as needed basis.  Serve on the Advancement Leadership Team.  Working with director of marketing communications to provide oversight for the university’s printing operations.  Develop, protect and own brand standards and promotes best use of the university brand image and style. Works with departments across campus to help ensure that JBU publications, signage, ads, web pages, and other communications materials (internal and external) are as consistent as possible and/or necessary and are the best representation of the university.  Develops and manages internal communication plans with public relations staff that promote the University to its internal audiences: students, faculty, staff and board members.  Provide budgetary oversight for the activities of university communications and university events. Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Ten or more years experience in a comparable communication role.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

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

 

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DIRECTOR OF WORKFORCE & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Arkansas State University – Beebe / Beebe

Closing:  July 19

 

Summary:  Serve as Director of the Economic Development Center which includes non-credit community education and workforce classes. Coordinate with business/industry to identify and provide education and training needs relevant to their request. Provide leadership in the areas of community involvement, coordinate staff & faculty professional development, advising coordinators for workforce training, apprenticeship programs, and the training needs of business and industry. The position is responsible for hiring and evaluating instructors, developing and scheduling classes, keeping student records and reporting information required by ASUB campuses and by the Department of Higher Education. The director will work collaboratively with the academic deans to facilitate the necessary training, transition to credit bearing courses, advance workforce education, and establish prior learning assessment blueprints and offerings.

 

Description:  Coordinates and supervises educational and training activities for business and industry.  Communicates with leaders in business, industry, and local chambers of commerce to identify and develop training needs.  Provides oversight, evaluation, and delivery of training programs; implements state, federal, and private workforce related programs and grants.  Coordinates with other community colleges on consortium training efforts.  Supervise record keeping, monitors revenue collections, and executes budget development to include identification of resources which meet funding needs.  Conducts local needs surveys and focus groups to develop training needs for business and industry.  Coordinates hiring, evaluation, and development efforts for program instructors and staff.  Attends community functions and meetings, and is involved in local and area community activities, meetings, and organizations as a representative of ASUB.  Seeks new partnerships, programs, and grant funding for training opportunities. Develops contracts, memorandums of understanding, and agreements between partners.  Provides information and makes presentations to supervisors, boards, commissions, civic groups, businesses, individuals, and the general public on workforce development issues, programs, services, and plans.  Provides assistance in the development of short and long term economic and community development plans, as well as gathering of information and preparation of studies, reports, and recommendations to achieve goals.  Monitors legislation and regulations relating to workforce development.  Attends meetings and professional development workshops and conferences to keep abreast of trends and developments in the field of economic development, workforce, and training.  Collaborates with marketing and public relations to develop and implement Workforce & Community Development programs.  Develops a departmental operational plan which aligns to the college’s strategic goals and includes performance measures, comprehensive course offering, cost analysis (profit and loss statements), budget and grant development, and annual priorities.  Serves on various internal and external committees, councils or tasks forces to ensure program needs are represented and services are marketed.  Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree (B.B.A., B.B.E., B.I.B., etc.) with three years related experience or training and two years related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Preferred:  Graduate degree (M.B.A., M.A., M.Ed., etc.) plus five years related experience and/or training, and two years related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.asub.edu/postings/1298

 

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EBI TECHNICAL WRITER

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield / Little Rock

Job ID:  R0000867

 

Summary:  The Technical Writer is responsible for documenting Enterprise Business Intelligence (EBI) operations. The Technical Writer plans, researches, designs, writes, edits, reviews, formats, illustrates, and publishes business and technical materials using language, graphics, and formats that are clear, concise, and promote understandability and ease of use.  The Technical Writer is also responsible for the maintenance of deliverables produced.    This role will involve collaborating with subject matter experts, customers, and other technical communicators to accurately capture and document the processes, flow charts, definitions, and other materials used by EBI. This position will also review and edit documents developed by others to ensure accuracy and quality of content, organization, language, format consistency, and conformance with established standards.   The Technical Writer occasionally takes on responsibilities beyond the scope of technical writing as needed to meet the needs of the team (e.g. create surveys, create and document lessons learned, document meeting minutes and action items, manage a project). These responsibilities help to balance the workload on the team and provide opportunities for the technical writer to learn and demonstrate additional skills.

 

Description:  The Technical Writer reports to the Manager of EBI Project Management and works closely with Enterprise Business Intelligence leadership as well as the entire EBI team. While this position does not have direct reports there may be times when this position is responsible for leading a project team or directing the work of other staff.  The Technical Writer will receive guidance from the Manager of EBI Project Management but is expected to work independently and with minimal guidance. Being able to take the initiative and reach out to the various departments and individuals is imperative. This position is responsible for administering all of the activities and functions related to the research, design, writing, editing, development and maintenance of EBI documentation. This includes developing the documentation standards and templates to be used for all documentation in the division. Documentation will also be published and maintained on the division’s SharePoint site as well as other sites. The major challenge of this position is to write accurate, comprehensive, and timely procedures and other documentation for EBI.  Information will come from various sources including technical manuals, drafts prepared by internal staff, workgroups, SME interviews, emails and other information gathering processes. Additionally, secondary phases of documentation will include flowcharting the various systems used by EBI.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, or Technical Writing.  Three (3) years experience writing documentation or instructional materials.  (The writing experience must be three years in a position where the primary responsibility was technical writing.  Examples will be requested.)  Three (3) years experience using recent versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint (expert level.)  Two (2) years experience with Graphic Design (Visio or related software.)  Strong preference given to individuals who have experience with technical documentation in a data analytics/data warehousing environment. 

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://arkbluecross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ABCBS_External_Careers/job/Little-Rock-AR/EBI-Technical-Writer_R0000867

 

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EDITOR I

DXC Technology / Little Rock

Req. Number:  1636795

 

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

 

Requirements:  Typically a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or 0-1 years related experience.  May include highly experienced individuals performing entry-level equivalent work who are non degreed or degreed in an unrelated field.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://jobs.dxc.technology/job/little-rock/editor-i/16055/5062895

 

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FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN MANAGER /

MAN & WOMAN OF THE YEAR

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society / Little Rock

Job ID:  2017-2821

 

Summary:  Responsible for managing and implementing one (1) large or multiple large fundraising campaign(s) or core event(s) to achieve and exceed revenue goals for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in support of LLS’ mission, within the region and/or chapter’s chartered area.

 

Description:  Implement organizational best practices with regard to recruiting and managing high level volunteers, revenue generation activities, expense and fiscal controls and marketing/promotions and logistics resulting in chapter revenue growth and achievement of revenue goals.  Oversee all aspects of large fundraising campaign(s) to include the Man & Woman of the Year or other fundraising campaigns.  Provide input into the development of a strategic plan for the fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising goals, budget recommendations, vendors, volunteer goals, timelines.  Evaluate the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, event satisfaction, overall success of the campaign and suggest improvements. Ensure revenue goals are attained by partnering with chapter leadership to identify, recruit, manage and steward volunteer committees and fundraising campaign participants. Act as an on-site manager during the campaign fundraising event, overseeing activities, staff, vendors, and volunteers to ensure satisfaction of participants, and resolutions of problems. Develop positive volunteer interactions through recruitment, mentoring, and providing comprehensive support for volunteer leadership and participants to develop and achieve personal fundraising plans, while focusing on the mission of LLS. Manage and act as a resource to Campaign Specialists and Campaign Assistants relating to their fundraising campaigns and efforts, as well as provide input for hiring, promotion, performance, termination of those supervised. Supervise and train campaign staff in campaign best practices with an emphasis on volunteer development and fundraising. Identify, cultivate and lead campaign volunteers/donors/teams/participants by developing and implementing campaign appropriate strategies and relationship cultivation activities for successful recruitment, acknowledgement and retention of volunteers/donors/teams/participants. Identify and network with corporations, community groups, schools, and key donors to engage their support of LLS fundraising campaign(s).

Connect with vendors to secure the best rate or donation of services needed for the campaign(s.)  Develop/modify marketing materials (brochures, recruitment, promotional flyers, pledge forms) to promote the fundraising campaign.  Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS’s mission and programs to promote the Society’s fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Two to four (2-4) years fundraising, communications, sales, marketing, event planning experience.  Previous experience as a Campaign Specialist.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://careers-lls.icims.com/jobs/2821/fundraising-campaign-manager%2c-man-%26-woman-of-the-year/job

 

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GLOBAL PRODUCT MARKETER

Euronet Software Solutions / Little Rock

 

Summary:  This job might be for you if you demonstrate strong business acumen, strategic thinking, cross-group collaboration and storytelling as well as a passion for technology.  As Product/Solution marketer you will work across development, other product marketers, product management, business planning, field enablement & strategy, and outbound marketing to develop and evangelize differentiated messaging and positioning for offerings.  Additionally, you will work closely with product management to influence product roadmaps, effectively position your products, and drive awareness, adoption, and effective complete strategies for the assigned portfolio.  This role will partner across teams to determine growth strategies and reach new influencers and audiences as a way to evangelize the assigned offerings and the overall value of the assigned platform.

 

Description:  Deeply understand your audience and their needs, market dynamics, competitors and product levers to help grow business for assigned product/solution.  Develop competitive insights to deliver the right solutions and messaging to market.  Build and validate value propositions, messaging, and guidance for the field, partners, press and analysts.  Drive and support outbound marketing and communications – understand trends and develop strategies to drive awareness and adoption.  Build content to land a differentiated story with compelling business value backed by customer evidence.  Work with product management and sales to ensure value proposition, positioning & messaging is effectively communicated.  Provide feedback into product planning to guide future product roadmaps.  Partner with business planning on business models for capabilities and products/solutions.  Partner with product management to deliver the right technical guidance and readiness.  Represent product/solution and related offerings at tradeshows and events, ensuring appropriate session allocation, booth presence and online support.  Support sales with assistance in RFP responses and be able to deliver presentations in client engagements.  Work with product management, sales, and demo support teams to define supporting demonstrations.  Will assist other product marketers with your expertise as urgent needs arise.

 

Requirements:  Three or more (3+) years of product marketing, product planning, technical product management, program management, or market segment marketing. Preferred technical aptitude and/or payments industry knowledge.  Highly motivated, results-driven.  Strong storytelling skills.  Technical aptitude.  Leadership skills and business acumen.  Be able to generate high-impact ideas, clearly prioritize, manage multiple projects simultaneously and drive teams to completion.  Proven ability to work across virtual teams and motivate others within and across departments.  Excellent oral and written communication abilities.  Ability to interact with technical and business leaders.  Available for domestic and international travel.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.euronetworldwide.com/corporate/careers.cfm

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER / SIGN INSTALLER / PRODUCTION ASSISTANT  (part time)

ShoTime Graphics / Benton

 

Summary:  Accepting applications for a Graphic Designer/Sign Installer/Production Assistant.  This position is multifaceted and will vary daily.  You will be outside installing signs one day and on the computer designing the next.  Must be able to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment with attention to detail. You will be required to work indoors as well as outdoors and be able to lift 50lbs.  Candidate needs to be proficient in adobe illustrator as well as hand tools, drills, saws etc. Some duties will include production and physical construction of signs as well as installation of signs and graphics onsite.  Preparing graphics from cut vinyl and wide format full color prints then applying them to various substrates.  Designing computer graphics that will be printed on various mediums.  Needs to be a team player and willing to perform various tasks as assigned.  Approximately 30 hours a week.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.indeed.com/job/graphic-designersign-installerproduction-assistant-d9a2159dfc8de9e5

 

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LOCAL SALES MANAGER

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  2267

 

Summary:  The Arkansas CW is seeking a dynamic Local Sales Manager who is ready to take a growing station to the next level. We are looking for a sales leader who creates a positive culture for success through leadership, clear direction, teaching, motivating and evaluating the sales efforts of our local team.  The candidate will lead the local team in exceeding budgets on multiple platforms and coach and mentor a team of motivated sellers. Individual should be highly organized, able to coach a winning team and have experience in pricing and inventory management. The ability to develop and maximize revenue opportunities within the local advertising community is a must.  Client engagement is a top priority. Candidates should have the ability to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple challenges simultaneously. Candidate must also be able to take initiative and make decisions without daily guidance.

 

Description:  With guidance from the General Sales Manager, set the overall tone for the local sales department by providing exemplary leadership in accordance with mutually agreed upon sales goals and priorities.  Clearly define account executive performance expectations and measurement processes to assure account executives efforts and attention will lead to achievement of those expectations.  Conduct weekly one-on-one meetings and quarterly strategy meetings with each Account Executive.  Develop relationships with our clients and key prospects via frequent visibility.  This includes being active in the sales process, getting out on sales calls and entertaining clients.  Assist in accurately forecasting revenue throughout the year & exceed quarterly & annual forecasts.  Manage, alongside the General Sales Manager and National Sales Manager, inventory and rates to maximize station revenue and achieve and exceed revenue goals.  Manage, alongside the Digital Sales Manager, our internet and web sales efforts to achieve and exceed revenue goals.  Meet and exceed our departmental goals for Revenue, Market Share, New Business, Internet, Mobile, etc.  Advise the Research Director in creation of research pieces to assist in our sales efforts.  Communicate effectively with other Managers and Supervisors.  Perform other duties as assigned by management.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.  Ideal candidate has a minimum of three (3) years broadcast sales management experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1275312/Local-Sales-Manager/

 

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MARKETING CONSULTANT

Harrison Daily Times / Harrison

 

Summary:  Harrison Daily Times seeks print and online sales talent to service the Harrison market. Benefits, bonuses and commissions to work where opportunities for growing your income are unlimited. Experience preferred, enthusiasm required!  We seek professionals who are, or can become, adept at helping businesses meet with success through the utilization of print, digital, direct mail and other advertising. If you are an innovative, strategic sales professional that strives to be the best then this position may be for you. Primary responsibilities include prospecting and activating new business. You will also handle a list of active accounts and be responsible for growing marketing revenues from that list. Prior sales experience is a plus; the drive to succeed is a must.  An ideal candidate should excel at building professional relationships. This individual must also be able to thrive in a fast paced, fun and progressive work environment. Ability to meet deadlines and excellent organizational skills are required.

 

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

 

Carol Lawson,

Corporate Business Manager

caroll@phillipsmedia.com

 

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MARKETING SPECIALIST / DESIGNER

Northwest Arkansas Campus

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Springdale

 

Summary:  The NW Arkansas Marketing Specialist reports to the Brand/Consumer Marketing Manager and supports ACNW’s strategic plan to grow market share and increase Arkansas Children’s brand loyalty in the northwestern corner of Arkansas and bordering states. This position is stationed in NW Arkansas and is responsible for increasing consumer awareness of ACNW, consideration and preference of strategic service lines and promotion of telemedicine in the organization among key NW Arkansas consumers and physician target markets.

 

Description:  1.  Develop strategic relationships and marketing opportunities to support ACNW growth strategy in NW Arkansas and border states.  Assists Brand/Consumer Marketing Manager in development and support of direct marketing campaigns for ACH.  Supports sanctioned ACNW clinical service lines and physician marketing efforts.  Creates database of key alliances and contacts (physicians, health care organizations, large employers, non-profits, community leaders) in geo-targeted areas and maintains relationships via strategic communications and meetings as ACNW representative.  Collaborates and supports NW Arkansas physician liaison for coordination of support and communication with area referring physicians with added focus on telemedicine options and solutions for patient referrals.  Facilitates contact with media sales representatives and makes recommendations on tactics supporting targeted strategies.  Writes copy (including Spanish translation) for multiple mediums: print, radio, television, Web, outdoor, industry trade magazines, brochures, direct mail, way-finding needs, etc. Provides consultation services to ACNW in support of marketing, communications, and promotional needs/activities.  Coordinates and staffs targeted marketing events, conferences and functions.  Supports Brand/Consumer Marketing Manager to maintain consistent branding and graphic standards.  Provides weekly marketing communications updates/progress reports to Director of Marketing, Communications & Branding.  Facilitates photographers in coordination of original, on location and studio photography supporting physician and service line marketing.  Ensures that all necessary internal customer approvals are secured with 100% accuracy and in a timely manner.   2.  Coordinates media relations activities.  Uses judgment based on knowledge of the hospital and hospital policy to respond to media inquiries.  Answers all media inquiries as soon as possible after inquiry is received.  Serves as hospital spokesperson and media point of contact as needed.  Responsible for maintaining relationships with targeted area media.  Coordinates media and provides escort on site during interviews/ shoots as needed, ensuring all patient release or standard release forms have been completed and logged for archive purposes.  Assists in monitoring targeted area media.  3.  Supports consumer market research.  Collaborates with Marketing and Communications team in gaining competitive insight and reporting on physician and healthcare market trends.  Makes survey recommendations for gaining physician and consumer opinion to guide ACNW growth strategy.  Supports Marketing and Communications team in analyzing and reporting on results of physician and consumer opinion research while identifying opportunities for growth and improvement of ACNW products and services.  Coordinates development and continued growth of email and mailing list for direct marketing communications and activities.  Serves as NW Arkansas consumer research point of contact and interfaces with Arkansas Children’s Marketing and Communications in all consumer marketing activities, providing Spanish translation of surveys, focus group moderation, and one-on-one interviews as needed.  4.  Ensures internal communication and collaboration is consistent with hospital service and behavioral standards.  Supports SVP/Regional Services and Administrator of Arkansas Children’s Northwest, Lowell Clinic office manager and HR by communicating activities to ACH Marketing and Communications for internal communications as needed.  Supports clinical, administrative and HR staff to ensure Arkansas Children’s activities and celebrations are carried throughout ACNW, and assists in continual employee engagement and satisfaction.  Provides marketing counsel to improve operations/patient experience and other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations or related field.  OR, four years related experience and/or training; OR, equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Preferred:  Five (5) years total experience;  three (3) years hospital/healthcare experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3035105

 

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METEOROLOGIST / REPORTER

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  2047

 

Summary:  KHBS has an opening for a high energy, highly skilled weekend meteorologist. We are looking for a meteorologist who knows the science, but can tell a relatable weather story. Our next meteorologist will be an accurate forecaster, keep our viewers and employees safe, convey appropriate tone, summarize complicated information, and stay cool under pressure.  The weekend meteorologist will fill in for the weekday meteorologist and also report during the week.

 

Description:  Get our viewers ready with accurate, compelling, and understandable weather forecasts.  Will provide urgent, immediate weather information before and during severe weather events.  Will be able to simultaneously provide content on TV, for our radio partners, and on our digital platforms.  Will utilize all the technology and tools available to us, to tell an intriguing weather story.  Will be deployed in the field during weather events.  Gather information.  Summarize facts and clearly communicate content for broadcast.  Regularly plans, gathers and assembles stories on weather and news, including day-of news and special assignment projects.  Works with or without a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and sound.

 

Requirements:  Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field or equivalent work experience. 

 

Preferred:  Previous on-air experience.  CBM and/or AMS seal. 

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1153992/Meteorologist-Reporter/

 

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MULTI MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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NEWS / CONTENT SPECIALIST  (part-time)

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2017-7082

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7082/news-content-specialist/job

 

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NEWS PRODUCER

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2017-7075

 

Summary:  KAIT-TV, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas, has an immediate opening for a 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 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. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7075/news-producer/job

 

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NEWS PRODUCER

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  2265

 

Summary:  40/29 News has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative, aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner.  We expect excellent news judgment and a can-do attitude. Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros.

 

Description:  Selecting, researching and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers.  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.

 

Requirements:  College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field or equivalent work experience.  Creative presentation style.  Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses.

 

Preferred:  Two (2) years producing experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1275310/News-Producer/

 

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OFFICE MANAGER

Center for Community Engagement

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 21

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Experience working in the University of Arkansas BASIS system.  Experience arranging travel for a group.  Experience supervising others.  Experience working with college students.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21410

 

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PROCESSING ARCHIVIST

University Libraries – Special Collections

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 24

 

Summary:  Assists the Special Collections Department with increasing the accessibility of the department’s rich archival collections by arranging and describing collections and developing finding aids to enhance the discoverability of these unique collections. The Processing Archivist serves as a member of the Manuscripts Coordinating Group and reports to the Head of the Manuscripts and Archives Unit.

 

Description:  The Processing Archivist arranges and describes manuscript collections in accordance with professional archival standards and best practices: develops a comprehensive processing plan for each collection, which will include determining the intellectual and physical arrangement of manuscript collections that may be comprised of media or born-digital materials in addition to paper and identifying restricted-access items and materials that need basic preservation and conservation care; creates Encoded Archival Description (EAD) finding aids; maintains collection data for progress reports and other statistical reporting; and conducts research on the background of collections and donors. The Processing Archivist also provides collection research assistance; publicizes collections through digital exhibits, press releases, and presentations; and trains, supervises, and evaluates project staff, as required.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in history, public policy, political science, or a relevant field.  Demonstrated work experience in processing substantial manuscript collections in an archives or research library.  Demonstrated experience working with metadata standards, such as EAD or DACS. 

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program with a concentration in archival studies, a master’s degree in Archives and Records Administration, or a master’s degree in Archival Studies.  Project management experience in archives.  Experience with archival content management systems, such as ArchivesSpace, CONTENTdm, and Preservica.  Coursework or training in digital archives, including processing methodologies relating to born-digital materials.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21413

 

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PROPOSAL SPECIALIST

VCC / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  83-288

 

Summary:  In collaboration with the marketing team, the VCC Marketing Specialist is responsible for all aspects of proposal development – ensuring integrity of all proposal documentation, coordinating internal flow and review of all proposal inputs, and production of final master proposal, including creating and managing all necessary internal resources to ensure that all assigned proposals, presentations, and qualifications packages are completed and submitted on time.

 

Description:  Create and execute a tailored marketing plan for each new proposal or presentation with minimal supervision and provide Business Development staff with independent critiques and recommendations regarding messaging, content, and aesthetics.  Liaison with staff from other departments within VCC to manage creation of new materials by other departments for proposals/ presentations.  Generate custom copy for proposals, presentations and qualification packages, including writing/editing text, design layout, custom graphics, tailoring resumes, integrating schedules, etc., with minimal oversight and input.  Initiate and develop customized marketing materials.  Create project award submittals.  Create and manage advertising campaign in industry publications and other media.  Compose press releases and other public relations materials.  Graphic experience.  AGC experience.

 

Requirements:  Minimum four year degree in marketing or related field plus 4+ years of marketing experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong Computer and IT Skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, Works well with little supervision, display initiative, independent thinking, creativity, and teamwork. Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook, and entire Adobe Creative Suite (in particular InDesign, Photoshop and After Effects.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://vccusa-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=83

 

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PUBLIC INFORMATION MANAGER

Arkansas Economic Development Commission / Little Rock

Position Number:  22094973

Closing:  July 26

 

Summary:  The Public Information Manager is responsible for receiving and disseminating information, drafting reports, researching legislative issues, and editing, writing, publicizing, and promoting the agency. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

 

Description:  Supervises a small professional and administrative supports staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, prioritizing work assignments, establishing deadlines, providing general instructions, reviewing work performed, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Writes, designs, and publishes presentations which will include text, graphics, and chartsthat are provided to the Governor’s Office, Legislature, civic groups, professional groupsand others. Edits materials produced by the section or other department staff by reviewing weeklynews/feature releases and department publications and newsletters, evaluating contentsand impact, and ensuring that material are publishable. Writes and edits copy for the agency’s newsletters, press releases, web pages, brochures,and scripts. Solicits and coordinates media coverage of departmental programs or emergency events toensure accurate and complete information. Trains co-workers on use of publication and other software. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Scope:  Social Media – Building and executing social media strategy through competitive and audience research.  Generating and sharing content daily that builds meaningful connections with influencers.  Setting up and optimizing company pages within each social media platform.   Proactively connecting with influencers, prospects and stakeholders.  Content – Curating and creating content in the form of articles, videos, blog posts, podcasts and other mediums that tell a relevant and persuasive story to our target audience.  Implementing best practices for search engine optimization (SEO.)  Website Management – Organizing internal requests for updates to the website.  Updating news and announcements on a timely basis.  Maintaining best practices for optimizing website content for search engines.  Analytics & Measurement – Monitoring measurement tools such as Pardot/Salesforce, Google Analytics, Conductor and social media analytics for trends, engagement, and conversions. Reporting on key performance indicators and making recommendations for optimization.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, public administration or a related field; plus five years of experience in public relations, including two years 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=565274492dbdd5a575a59b906c166c12&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=1245&jobid=92724

 

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RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR

Enrollment Management

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R98065

Closing:  July 25

 

Summary:  The Recruitment Coordinator reports to the Associate Director of Admissions and will be responsible for managing the University’s undergraduate student recruitment efforts in an assigned territory and other areas as designated. This is a twelve-month position. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Responsible for maintaining relationships with high school counselors and community college representatives.  Visit high schools and community colleges to recruit students, working college fairs as well as presenting at college-day events.  Plan and participate in on-and off-campus recruiting events.  Assist with the development of recruitment strategies and projects.  Collaborate with other campus departments and offices regarding recruiting activities.  Report and track recruiting activities.  Provide and assist prospective students and visitors with the UA Little Rock application process for admission, financial aid, and the BOSS student database system.  Provide students and visitors with information about UA Little Rock, admissions requirements, and undergraduate programs of study.  Provide excellent customer service or callers and visitors to the Office of Admissions.  Provide campus tours to prospective students and their families.  Oversee and maintain building safety and security.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  A Bachelor’s degree is required with at least two (2) years of experience in university admission/recruitment procedures, customer service, marketing or related field.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree and previous higher education and marketing experience preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6415

 

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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

VCF Finance – RSS Editing & Tech Writing

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. ID:  2017-37839

Closing:  July 20

 

Summary:  The Research Associate will assists in developing proposals for external research funding or other assigned reports/manuscripts by providing writing/editing support and consultation/guidance.

 

Description:  The Research Associate will assists in developing, editing and intellectual developmentng proposals for external research funding or other assigned reports/manuscripts by providing writing/editing support and consultation/guidance.  He or she will work with UAMS researchers to edit, improve, critique, ensure guideline adherence, copyedit (e.g., correct errors in grammar, syntax, spelling), and format grant applications, progress reports, manuscripts, white papers and reports for government agencies, and promotional and educational material.  The research Associate will participate in the intellectual development of research grant proposals, manuscripts, and other projects by attending and/or facilitating and planning organizational meetings and providing feedback on the feasibility of a project (e.g., under a specific grant mechanism, for a specific journal.)  The research Associate will meet office deadlines for assigned project and will communicate with the associate director if delays are expected or occur.  The research Associate will provide project management, when necessary, by creating schedules, facilitating deadline adherence, and serving as the general coordinator for a project or group of related projects.  Professional development and other duties as assigned, such as strategic planning, creating project schedule, setting deadlines, and facilitating effective communication and interaction among investigators and staff.  The research Associate will develop and/or maintain professional knowledge and skills by participating in continuing education activities and professional organizations.  He or she will remain current on style, content, format, and general guideline requirements for NIH grants.  The research Associate will stay abreast of trends in the NIH funding environment and grant review process.  He or she will recommend and/or lead process improvement activities.  The research Associate will support the overall operations of the Office of Grants and Scientific Publications (OGSP) with other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Baccalaureate degree plus five (5) years of experience in science editing/writing.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/37839/research-associate/job?hub=6&mobile=false&width=750&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

 

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SENIOR SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Windstream / Little Rock

Job ID:  17001798

 

Summary:  The Senior Manager of Social Media is responsible for the overall social media channel vision and mission for the Windstream Enterprise Business Unit. The individual in this role must be able to lead, conceptualize and formulate strategic plans, initiatives, and tactics that further that Business Unit’s long and short term social media, awareness and reputation management goals.  Must be articulate and professional, with executive acumen and strong desire and ability with industry thought leaders, key Windstream executives, and teams across the business.  This role will collaborate with marketing communications, campaign management, field sales, corporate communications, employee communications and public relations staff to ensure that resources are being used in an efficient and cost-effective manner.  They will be accountable for paid and organic social tactics and the performance of each campaign.  The role will train and actively manage tools that amplify the reputation of the organization through employees, and social platforms.  They will work with the customer experience team and operations on implementation of social care, monitoring and reactive/proactive activities.  They must be able to measure, monitor and report on metrics that specifically tie back to the company goals.  Finally, they must be a problem solver and on the look-out for trends that would benefit the company.

 

Description:  Social Media Channel Strategy – Social media channel strategy – develop comprehensive and sound plans including vision and alignment with organizational targets, reputation management and messaging.  From that plan, this role will recommend social tactics, content, vendors, execute social demand gen campaigns and customer experience/reputation management initiatives – this will encompass both paid and organic campaigns.  The individual should have a thirst for learning and follow the latest social media marketing trends and channel innovations. They must be experienced in listening to social channels to identify changes in landscape and buyer behavior; provide feedback/recommendations to update or modify Windstream’s social media strategy accordingly.  The individual should be a strong leader in presenting, proving and educating the importance of social strategy and management while also being willing to collaborate, take input and provide recommendations back to the team.  The individual must be able to make sound recommendations for digital campaign and demand generation support.  Measurement/Analytical Skills – Measure, monitoring and benchmarking progress toward growth in target, reputation management, and demand gen.  Assist in analyzing the performance of social marketing programs by reviewing campaign results and gathering insights from results to optimize interactions with customers and prospects.  Make recommendations based on results that will provide continuous improvement toward goals.  Should be professional and competent to do real-time social monitoring, responding to customer questions, engaging with advocates and influencers on Windstream’s social media properties (and others that are identified) (including, but not limited to, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube.)  Customer Experience/Reputation Management Skill – Develop social media reputation management campaign strategy and design.  Will develop a customer experience focused process,  responses and escalations to engage a SME into online conversations.  Developing internal SLAs and working with internal teams to ensure solid process and escalations to provide fast and comprehensive customer support.  Cross functional team leadership.  Collaboration among product, vendors, creative, PR, demand generation, and customer experience teams to ensure content is relevant and aligned.  Coordinate with internal workgroups (Customer Care, Service Delivery, Network Operations, Corporate Communications, and Consumer Marketing) to ensure updates to social media properties are consistent and timely.  Assist with creation and maintenance of monthly blog content editorial calendar, coordinating with internal product owners and subject matter experts to schedule, create and approve blog posts.  Governance – Social Governance (policy development and management.)  Coordinate with internal and external partners to ensure brand message is consistent and written in approved tone and voice.  Maintain organized archive of all completed, approved projects.  Assist in creating and maintaining weekly social media editorial calendar, scheduling posts across all social media properties, using Windstream’s social relationship platform.  Monitor and update internal social media marketing FAQ, training and support materials.

 

Requirements:  College degree and eight or more (8+) years professional level experience with three to four (3-4) years supervisory experience; OR, 12+ years professional level related experience with three to four (3-4) years supervisory experience; OR, an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience desired.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/sr-social-media-manager/J3L7XP6MCCXWR10GFN4

 

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SOFTWARE PRODUCT MANAGER

Euronet Software Solutions / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We currently have an opening in our software development headquarters located in Little Rock for a Software Product Manager.  This is a full-time, permanent position and reports to the Managing Director.  This position is focused on the payments industry and serves a dynamic international customer base primarily servicing financial institutions and processors.  Product areas owned by the members of the Product Management team include, but are not limited to: cards solutions including debit, credit, prepaid, and contactless; international and regional processor interfaces and relationships; e-banking including mobile banking, mobile recharge, internet banking and e-commerce; self service banking solutions through ATM and POS devices, merchant management and includes the development of new product offerings.  The Product Manager will have end-to-end ownership of their product area and lead the execution of the overall product strategy from concept to delivery.  The Product Manager will define the product vision, develop the product strategy and roadmap, identify market requirements and evaluate competitive offerings, and produce business requirements.  The Product Manager will work across functional teams, including technical development and the sales and marketing teams, to launch new products and services.

 

Description:  Product Strategy – Formulate and execute product strategies and road maps.  Identify and understand emerging opportunities to enhance current product portfolio and create innovative solutions.   Monitor and respond to external factors including competition, market, and technology trends.  Product Management – Responsible for all aspects of product life cycle through the distribution of additional product features and new product development.  Gather and prioritize product and customer requirements aligned to vision and strategy to develop roadmap.  Work closely with technical development team to oversee and approve product designs, enhancements, and quality. Conduct data analysis to maximize sales and margin performance of products in all sales channels.  Product Marketing Strategy – Collaborate with Marketing Team to develop product specific advertising, messaging, and collateral to support sales effort.  Promote product area through trade show attendance, presentations, industry speaking engagements and act as expert advisor to sales team, customers, and partners.  Partnerships & Vendor ManagementIdentify and manage product partners such as card associations, mobile operators, and complementary product providers.  Manage contract renewals, pricing negotiation, and marketing coordination.  Conduct quarterly business reviews to align product strategies.

 

Requirements:  Business or technical Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience preferred.  Five or more (5+) years experience in software product management in the payments or financial services industry is required with a track record of creating successful new product launches and life cycle management.  Proven record of success in product marketing management, as well as functional experience in technology planning, business development, and project management.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.euronetworldwide.com/corporate/careers.cfm

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR

Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce / Rogers

Closing:  July 14

 

Summary:  The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for an experienced events person to join their membership team as special events coordinator.  Ideal candidates must have proven experience organizing and facilitating events. 

 

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

 

Shelle Summers

Senior Vice President, Membership Services

ssummers@rogerslowell.com

 

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STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA MANAGER

Arkansas Hospice / Sherwood

 

Summary:  The Strategic Communications and Media Manager  is responsible for the planning, implementation and measurement of a comprehensive communications program that successfully brands and promotes Arkansas Hospice and Arkansas Hospice Foundation through traditional, social and emerging media. The Manager works closely with Arkansas Hospice and Arkansas Hospice Foundation staff to develop the organization’s overall communications and media strategy, which in addition to public relations includes fundraising, communications and marketing.  The Manager’s core responsibilities include managing the following areas:  1) multi-media strategy; 2) external media relations; and 3) organizational branding. The Manager is also responsible for ensuring all internal and external AH information is accurate, consistent and accessible to intended audiences as well as aligned with the organization’s mission and strategic vision. These areas focus on promoting the achievements, mission, goals and image of Arkansas Hospice to internal and external audiences including current and former patients and their families, referral sources, current and prospective donors, staff, volunteers and the community.

 

Description:  Managing news media relations, internal communications, institutional advertising and crisis communication.  Responsible for gathering information and materials related to marketing/development initiatives, including short narratives from patients and their families, volunteers, donors, and/or employees.  Responsible for the design and production of printed materials to support all internal and external communication efforts.  Lead ongoing design and graphic enhancements, as well as additional tools and new features that will help achieve AH’s marketing objectives.  Manage all front-end aspects of AH website (content development, layout) and provide support for creating, editing and posting content, creating and manipulating graphics, and rendering images.  Plan for future features on the website as the internet evolves, stay current with software and new technology ( including mobile devices) that can improve the success of the organization’s online strategies.  Develop and supervise ongoing social media presence and leverage social media opportunities in coordination with the organization’s strategic plan.  Leverage internet activities in conjunction with AH events.  Identify and leverage communications opportunities through various media channels that will increase organizational visibility, and enhance the organization’s reputation, promote its mission, and help build beneficial relationships among staff, volunteers, donors and wider community.  Plan and produce strategic publications and resources for media engagement and public information in support of organizational priorities and strategic plan.  Serve as a media liaison for AH.  Identify new media partnership and publicity opportunities as well as steward the relationships with current media partners.  Provide media training for certain AH staff and volunteers in preparation for media interviews.  Help develop, implement and manage a brand strategy to differentiate and position the organization among AH’s target audiences.  Develop and manage production of branding standards and collateral.  Lead special branding projects as needed, such as re-branding organizational website, managing branding consultants and rollout of brand activation plan.  Help develop and manage a program for educating and training AH employees on how to appropriately promote the organization’s brand.  Perform analysis on existing communication strategies and adjust accordingly to maximize efforts.  Recruit, train, motivate, and supervise Communications & Media Specialist.  Completes performance evaluations for all assigned staff in a timely manner.  Actively participates in performance improvement activities.  Evaluates staffing needs and manages departmental FTE’s within established guidelines including controlling agency and overtime expenses.  Actively supports and cooperates with other departments/disciplines in order to achieve organizational goals.  Maintains confidentiality of all information.  Utilizes and models excellent customer service skills at all times; seeks opportunities to assist patients, families and co-workers; demonstrates teamwork and cooperation.  Accepts direction and follows instructions from supervisor; seeks additional information as needed; works with minimal supervision.  Adheres to all organizational and departmental policies and procedures.  Continually meets organizational standards for attendance and punctuality; notifies supervisor in a timely manner when employee will be absent or late for work.  Attends all required meetings and inservices; seeks opportunities for additional professional development activities as appropriate.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communications or a related field.  Minimum of two years experience preferred.  Portfolio required.  Additional experience may substitute for educational requirements.  Hospice experience preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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TECHNICAL WRITER / EDITOR CO-OP

CAE / Sherwood

Job ID: 50732

 

Summary:  The Technical Writer/Editor Coop is responsible for reviewing and editing curriculum under design and development and for creation, interpretation, and communication of format and style guidelines for production of training materials. 

 

Description:  Interacts directly with subject matter experts, graphic artists, graphic designers, courseware developers, configuration management, and others as directed.  Reviews  instructional system design (ISD) documents, syllabus, lesson specification reports (LSRs), storyboards, instructor guides (IG), student guides (SG), and other training curriculum materials using database, word processing and computer aided instruction (CAI) development tools.  Edits, recommends changes, and corrects reviewed materials as directed according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and ISD and technical requirements.  Creates, communicates, and maintains format and style guidelines used to design and develop curriculum for a variety of training media (i.e., CAI, video, and instructor-led presentations) and aircraft that are used in conjunction with actual or simulated equipment and systems.  Instructs teammates in the process used to review and edit training products.  Mentors others and models standards for format and style, procedures for design and development of courseware documents, and training materials.  Assists management to proofread and edit material for reports, proposals, manuals, ISD documents, and related technical and administrative documents as necessary. Accurately and efficiently performs all duties with minimal supervision to meet standards for cost, schedule, and quality. Exercises good judgment in interpreting instructions and assumes responsibility for accuracy and completeness of work produced. Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job. Works independently or with other team members and customers to validate training materials.

 

Requirements:  Enrolled in academic studies in an appropriate discipline (i.e. English/Technical writing) or related field of study.  Demonstrate an intermediate level of proficiency in technical writing, editing, or proofreading.  Excellent oral and written communications, attention to detail, and proofreading skills.  Knowledge of Chicago Manual of style.  Must be able to clearly express technical concepts and procedures.  Excellent data entry skills and accuracy in designing lesson content.  Ability to perform all duties with accuracy and minimal supervision.  Ability to accept direction from other managers on various projects.  Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://cae.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/career/job/Sherwood/Technical-Writer-Editor-Co-op_50732

Prevention Specialist Sought for Hot Springs Area

 

Methodist Family Health Brings Bright Night to Arkansas

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A fun new event benefiting

METHODIST FAMILY HEALTH

It’s a family neon night at Big Rock Fun Park! Show up in your brightest outfit and show off your skills with bumper boats, go-karts, mini golf, laser tag, giant human maze, adventure ropes course and arcade games. We’ll amp up the fun with prizes and glow-in-the-dark swag. The best part? Bright Night will mean brighter days for the children and families we serve. Win-win!

Friday, August 4, 2017 at 5pm

Big Rock Fun Park

11411 Baseline Road (near Bass Pro Shops)

Little Rock, AR 72209

More info? Visit Bright Night.

Downloadable PDF at Bright Night flyerFINAL

Job Opportunities – 4th of July Edition

Fireworks

Editor

Arkansas Times

Full-time editor position in the Special Publications department at the Arkansas Times. This person would be managing several magazines, sometimes more than one issue at a time. Experience editing, copyediting and writing required. Passion for the outdoors preferable. Must be able to multi-task, organize and meet deadlines. Send resumes and writing samples to elizabethhaman@arktimes.com.

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

AY Magazine – Northwest Arkansas

Vowell, Inc. / Little Rock or NWA

 

Summary:  AY Magazine is searching for an energetic candidate that thrives in a fast-paced work environment to fill an established sales position on our team! The ideal candidate will possess great time management abilities, have superior communication skills, and the work ethic to build relationships with new and existing advertisers for both print and digital products. Print experience a plus.

 

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

 

Heather Baker, Publisher

hbaker@aymag.com

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  2235

 

Summary:  The Account Executive is responsible for selling advertising to local businesses and ad agencies and negotiating ratings and rates with ad agencies. This position will also bring in new businesses to advertise on 40/29TV and associated digital properties. The ideal candidate is coachable, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment and has strong interpersonal skills. If you are motivated by an excellent product, great compensation, and working with a talented team of professionals, look no further.  We will provide the tools for powerful multi-platform marketing solutions that will create partnerships to retain and grow our existing and new client base – you provide sales ability, positive attitude, client focus, and desire to WIN!  If you want to work for the best, we want to hear from you today!

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1264120/Account-Executive/

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE / CW

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  2220

 

Summary:  The Arkansas CW seeks a Marketing Consultant for its TV station and associated website 4029tv.com in Northwest Arkansas. The Marketing Consultant is responsible for selling advertising to local businesses and ad agencies and negotiating ratings and rates with ad agencies. This position will also bring in new businesses to advertise on the TV and web. The ideal candidate is coachable, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment and has strong interpersonal skills. If you are motivated by an excellent product, great compensation, and working with a talented team of professionals, look no further.  We will provide the tools for powerful multi-platform marketing solutions that will create partnerships to retain and grow our existing and new client base – you provide sales ability, positive attitude, client focus, and desire to WIN!  If you want to work for the best, we want to hear from you today.

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1252050/Account-Executive-CW/

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

RETAIL / OUTSIDE SALES

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  Local publishing company is looking for a full-time account executive for retail/ outside sales who is energetic and self- motivated for our advertising department. The individual selected must have good organizational and communication skills, be detail oriented, able to type 30 wpm and be able to execute sales to new and existing advertisers; make sales presentations to new and existing advertisers; sell display advertising space for publications; follow through with placement of all advertising sold; and perform other duties as assigned. Previous sales experience is required. This position offers salary plus commission, health insurance and retirement plan.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Email resume and credentials (subject line – “Account Exec-Outside Sales”) to:  jobs@nwadg.com.

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Serves as Goodwill’s first point of contact for corporate office visitors and callers.   Responsible for answering/routing all incoming calls, greeting visitors, and referring to appropriate staff or department.  Ensures employee, visitor and facility situations are appropriately and promptly addressed.  Uphold a positive work environment that follows Goodwill’s Amazing Customer Experience (ACE) culture, Values, and Mission in everything you do and every interaction you have with coworkers, clients, customers and management.

 

Description:  Answer phones in a timely manner.  Route calls to appropriate personnel.  Screen calls for CEO, CFO, Dir/HR, VP/WD; greet visitors/guests, ascertain business, direct to proper location/personnel; handle visitors/guests with diplomacy and tact; be professional at all times and firm when necessary; maintain employee in/out log; maintain visitor sign-in logissue visitor badges.  Coordinates scheduling for back-up switchboard relief; advises supervisor concerning scheduling conflicts and assistance required.  Prepare documents (Word & Excel) as directed, e.g., Workers’ Comp accident log, FMLA log, OSHA reports.  Distribute internal job posting communication to all locations; post in Little Rock Main Office and remove when apply date has expired.  Identify and make proper requests to correct work environment, technical and employee situations that need to be addressed, e.g., doors, vending machines, floors, employee safety.  Miscellaneous duties as assigned to include making employee name badges; sign for deliveriesinform recipient; refund monies lost in vending machine; alphabetize & file donor tax receipts; hand address employee Birthday Cards monthly for CEO signature and prepare for mailing.  Transport employees to doctor’s office for on-the-job injuries; ensure physician administers a drug test. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  Ability to communicate clearly and distinctly with employees and guests. Demonstrated ability to articulate words and instructions clearly and accurately.   Able to manage difficult visitor situations in the lobby area.  Very good telephone etiquette; able to determine business nature of the caller and direct to the appropriate Goodwill contact.  Basic  Word and Excel skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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ADVANCEMENT SERVICES MANAGER

Philander Smith College / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Advancement Services Manager helps to guide the sound and effective management of the College’s donor relationships by being responsible for database management, constituent tracking, gift recording/processing, advancement reporting, prospect management, data integrity and data security.

 

Description:  Database AnalystAnalyze donor data to understand trends and patterns in donor relations to help create strategies for fundraising campaigns and approaches.  Database Management – Create and write queries within the database of donors to produce donor history profiles, prospect listings, and donor reports.  Campaign Management – Identify and create a fundraising campaign that will generate $100,000.00 for the college.  Records Management – Code, record, and process all types of cash and non- cash donations as well as pledges/promises received by the college. Prepare transactions for batch entry into database paying specific attention to gift allocation and gift coding for accuracy and auditing purposes. Assign appropriate gift acknowledgement receipt and correspondence to each transaction to further cultivation efforts made by OIA staff.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:   Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Business Administration or Accounting, or a liberal arts Bachelor’s degree with extensive experience with computer applications.  Ability to code.  Flexible and the ability to operate within a team.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit a letter of application, resume, and three letters of professional references (in Word format; subject line “Advancement Services Manager”) to:  humanresources@philander.edu.

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING

Hendrix College / Conway

 

Summary:  Hendrix College seeks applications for an Assistant Director of Annual Giving who will assist the Director of Annual Giving with the overall operation of the Annual Fund, the annual giving program of Hendrix College. Responsibilities include management and execution of specific components of the student phonathon, giving days, young alumni relationship-building, online campaigns, student philanthropy, direct solicitation of constituents, and the handling of miscellaneous Annual Fund-related tasks. The position reports to the Director of Annual Giving.

 

Description:  1.  Maintain, manage, and improve key programmatic elements of Hendrix College’s annual giving program.  Manage the two annual phonathon campaigns, including but not limited to providing the vendor with appropriate data, developing and/or editing scripts, following-up on questions/issues raised during the phonathons, and recruiting, hiring, and managing student callers.  Develop and execute strategies for giving and participation campaigns, including email, social media, direct mail, phone, and personal solicitations.  Coordinate and work with students on the Senior Gift and Campus Kitty committees to increase philanthropy awareness and participation.  Create and execute a young alumni plan, in conjunction with the Class Agent program, to engage and increase giving participation.  Assist the Annual Fund team with direct mail program, understanding that this could become a future responsibility.  2. Solicit gifts for the College as a gift officer.  Solicit young alumni for Young President’s Club gifts.  Assist the Director of Annual Giving with Annual Fund donor stewardship and solicitation as directed.  Maintain a portfolio of constituents for Hendrix Annual Fund stewardship and solicitation.  3. Serves as the first point of contact for the Development Staff.  Handle and/or distribute inquiries from constituents to the appropriate staff member.  Troubleshoot problems that arise concerning unassigned constituents and their giving.  Contact and solicit unassigned constituents concerning gift renewals.  4. Support the Development Office.  Participate in planning meetings, accepting special assignments, assisting colleagues and providing support for all ongoing programs and operations as needed.  5. Demonstrate integrity at all times.  Committed to personal mode of operation consistent with the ideals of the College and the higher education advancement profession.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma with some college and/or relevant years of experience is required.  The successful applicant will possess the following skills:  proficiency in Microsoft Office, ability to work rapidly and accurately under pressure to  meet deadlines, excellent e-mail and telephone etiquette, good interpersonal skills, ability to handle multiple tasks, and willingness and ability to work both independently and as part of a team.  Occasional evening and weekend work necessary.

 

Preferred:  Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.

 

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

 

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ASSISTANT EDITOR

Vowell, Inc. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Vowell, Inc., a multimedia company that specializes in niche market publishing, is looking for an exceptional Assistant Editor. Vowell, Inc., publications include: AY (About You) a lifestyle magazine; Arkansas’s Mental Health Guide; Arkansas Hospitals produced for the Arkansas Hospital Association; and Arkansas Money and Politics (AMP), the state’s premier exclusively digital business and political magazine.

 

Description:  Writing and editing several articles per month for both print and online platforms, planning content for publications and websites, developing story or content ideas, recruiting, supervising and managing work of new writers, scheduling editorial pitch meetings and deadlines with writers and online contributors.

 

Requirements:  Must have at least three (3) years of publishing experience, possess solid writing and communication skills, have extensive knowledge in AP Style, have good time management and work well under pressure.

 

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

 

Heather Baker, Publisher

hbaker@aymag.com

 

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ASSISTANT TO THE DEAN

College of Social Sciences & Communication

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R97694

Closing:  July 14

 

Summary:  The Assistant to the Dean for the College of Social Sciences and Communication is responsible for providing administrative support to the Dean. The Assistant to the Dean reports directly to the Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Communication. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Manage calendar of meetings, events and other activities for the Dean.  Coordinate Dean level procedures and record keeping related to off-campus duty assignments, promotion and tenure, faculty excellence awards, faculty evaluations, chair evaluations, hiring, retirements/resignations, and new faculty documents with the faculty and administration.  Manage Dean’s office and maintain Dean’s records.  Prioritize and route incoming correspondence for Dean.  Coordinate and support Dean’s activities in committees, meetings of institution administration, events for constituency groups, etc.  Participate in professional development/training opportunities.  Assist in coordinating special projects for the college;

Coordinate college award ceremony and other events for the Dean.  Hire, train, and supervise student workers as applicable.  Assist to maintain college mailing lists for constituency groups.  Serve as PeopleAdmin representative for the college; assist Dean with searches as needed.  Assist as Human Resources liaison for the college.  Track and approve leave reports for the Deans staff and department chairs;

Act as Dean’s signatory proxy as assigned.  Coordinate and collaborate with Dean’s office staff & department staff.  Contribute to the training and professional development of Dean’s office staff and department staff.  Take minutes at chairs meetings and Dean meetings as needed.  Coordinate Travel & TR-1 Reimbursement for the Dean.  Assist Dean with correspondence and other forms of communication.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and two (2) or more years of relevant related experience in a higher education setting.

 

Preferred:  Experience with Banner and BOSS systems.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6354

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF TICKET OPERATIONS

Razorback Ticket Office

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 13

 

Summary:  The Associate Director of Ticket Operations will independently engage, interact, and correspond with existing and potential donors and season ticket holders on issues such as seating (including priority seating), parking allocation, adjustments, and other related issues, all with the goal of cultivating ticket-related sales. This position will serve as liaison with customers in all aspects as it relates to annual renewals. This position will require travel with sports as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least three years within Division I Intercollegiate Athletics Ticket Office.  At least one year of supervisory experience.  Experience and full understanding of Paciolan/Spectra ticketing software (Internships and Graduate Assistantships applicable.)

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21285

 

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ASSOCIATE PROGRAM OFFICER / HOME REGION

Walton Family Foundation / Bentonville

 

Summary:  The Walton Family Foundation is seeking a skilled, highly motivated and entrepreneurial individual to join the foundation’s Bentonville office as an Associate Program Officer for the Home Region team.  Program officers work in a small, entrepreneurial team under the supervision of the Director of the foundation’s Home Region Focus Area.  The Home Region’s goal is to honor the Walton Family’s special and ongoing commitment to the region where they launched one of the best known American business success stories, by creating and sustaining long-term economic development for residents and business in the area. The Home Region’s annual grant budget is in excess of $40 million.  The Home Region accomplishes this goal through two initiatives:  Northwest Arkansas – focused on attracting and retaining top talent at all levels and ensuring the long-term viability of the region by investing in four major strategy areas that have been shown to impact both current quality of life and the long-term economic viability of the region and its residents. Of note to this position, one of the four strategies focuses specifically on creating and supporting world class pre-K-12 school options; and  Delta Region of Arkansas and Mississippi – focused on addressing key basic needs in targeted counties in order to establish a base on which future economic development can occur by investing in a strategy for Pre-K-12 educational improvement in the broader Delta geography, and three specific strategies targeted to Phillips County, Arkansas, and Coahoma County, Mississippi, where the foundation has worked for a number of years to develop an understanding of the communities, their leaders, and the issues they face.

 

Description:  Manage relationships with grantees and potential grantees. This will include seeking and performing due diligence on proposals aligned with the foundation’s strategies, particularly in the area of economic development and entrepreneurship; shepherding proposals through the foundation’s approval process; and monitoring grantee progress toward objectives.  Identify potential new partnerships and opportunities, including identifying other funding partners to engage in the region.  Assist grantees in developing and implementing monitoring, maintenance, and funding strategies that lead to the achievement of strategic goals.  Work with Foundation evaluation staff to implement and refine the Foundation’s monitoring and evaluation program.  Provide other information and assistance as needed to Foundation senior staff and board members. Participate in the development of the Home Region Focus area’s strategic plans. Collaborate with the foundation’s communications team in the ongoing development and execution of a strategic communications plan to support Home Region Program work.  Other projects and assignments as requested by the foundation’s board, Executive Director or the Home Region Program Director.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required; relevant master’s degree or higher preferred.  Three to five (3-5) years work experience, preferably in entrepreneurship and requiring interaction with both internal and external “customers.”  A passionate commitment to the goals of the Walton Family Foundation, Inc. focus areas, and the ability/willingness to adapt as those goals evolve. Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Attention to detail and problem solving, with a demonstrated capacity to meet deadlines and a commitment to customer service.  Strong technical skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint.  Demonstrated organizational, detail-orientation, time management and project-management skills.  Demonstrated capacity to work as part of a team, as well as independently.  Intellectual agility and the ability to analyze, think critically, and understand emerging issues that are directly relevant to programmatic funding areas.  Unquestionable ethics and personal integrity.  Ability to build internal and external relationships and networks in order to achieve results.  Willingness to travel throughout the Arkansas/Mississippi Delta region to evaluate potential grant projects and monitor approved grant projects.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Horton’s Orthotic Lab / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Horton’s Orthotics and Prosthetics is seeking a Business Development Manager. Established in 1981, Horton’s is a full service orthotic and prosthetic facility committed to providing the most thorough and skilled rehabilitation services possible to people of all ages who come to us for assistance. We have six full time facilities in Little Rock, North Little Rock, Bryant, Fort Smith, Searcy, and Conway.

 

Description:  Develops marketing plan in support of the company’s strategy and objectives.  Ensures marketing communications support marketing plan objectives.  Maintains a thorough understanding of industry markets and company referral base.  Manages day-to-day referral communications and relationships.  Assists team members with building and managing referral relationships.  Manages overall referral satisfaction.  Obtains and develops provider agreements with facilities.  Promotes products or services at conventions, press conferences, seminars and trade shows.

 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field.  Experience: 3-5 years of related experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/jobs/detail/8688/business-development-manager

 

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Nabholz Construction Services / Conway

 

Summary:  Nabholz seeks a professional individual with experience in business development, marketing, or sales to join our Business Development team. The position will focus heavily on building and maintaining relationships with prospective customers, resulting in construction and industrial project opportunities. Nabholz holds high standards of personal integrity and work ethic. Regional overnight travel will be required.

 

Description:  Identify, qualify, and prioritize regional construction and industrial opportunities. Develop short-term and long-term business development plan for both Nabholz Industrial Service and Nabholz Construction Services.  Measure sales/opportunities results against business development plan, reporting to the division President, and modify plan as necessary. Develop and cultivate relationships with targeted customers, design professionals, and influencers. Assist other team members (Operation Managers and Operation Project Managers) to maintain existing relationships with customers and influencers. Assist in and develop presentation strategy for proposals and interviews. Develop and implement public relations and marketing strategies. Represent both Nabholz operations at appropriate trade shows, conventions, seminars, civic, and industry functions (before or after normal work hours). Assist in the identification of key areas of involvement for Nabholz such as industry organizations, city chambers, boards, community outreach, etc. Accept other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Four year college education required. Must be able to interact and effectively communicate with customers, architects, and other industry professionals. Has a solid understanding of construction methods, industrial process methods, understands timeframes for implementation and how it affects pricing in multiple markets.  Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service. Must be a motivated self-starter with strong planning skills. A generally positive attitude is essential to the success of this applicant. Detailed and accurate monthly expense reports are required. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check, including driving record. Ability to work remotely and some travel is required.  Demonstrate strong computer skills in the Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint), Adobe, Bluebeam, online software, CRM software, and marketing applications. Demonstrate excellent organizational skills and team leadership ability. Demonstrate excellent written communication skills for formal proposals, grants, and similar submissions. Demonstrate excellent oral communication skills in conversational setting. Demonstrate excellent oral communication skills before large groups for presentations and interviews. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with professional, friendly presentation.

 

Preferred:  Previous experience in business-to-business sales.  Construction experience.  Industrial and/or maintenance experience.  Local knowledge and connection to the Memphis area.  Strategic business views for business development, client relationships and business acumen. 

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://nabholz.ourcareerpages.com/job/246497?source=nabholz&returnURL=https://www.nabholz.com/careers/current-job-openings/&jobFeedCode=nabholz

 

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BUSINESS MANAGER

Arkansas State University – Beebe / Beebe

Posting Number:  NC0212014

Closing:  July 6

 

Summary:  ASU-Beebe is seeking a Business Manager responsible for managing the day to day operations of the Business Office.

 

Description:  Managing student accounts.  Supervising student accounts specialists and officers.  Handling student account complaints/issues.  Tracking residence hall payments.  Processing of 1098-T.  Cash management.  Appropriation management including state treasury.  Purchasing certificates of deposits.  Department service payments, travel advance payments, daily bank deposits.  Verification of accounts payable checks, and monitoring stale checks.

 

Requirements:  Four year college degree, or equivalent experience resulting in broad knowledge of a field related to the job, such as accounting, marketing, business administration, agriculture etc, plus three (3) years related experience and/or training, and 12 to 18 months related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Preferred:  Four-year degree in finance, accounting, business administration or related field.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.asub.edu/postings/1286

 

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CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

First Orion / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Chief Marketing Officer will have a key leadership role within First Orion and will be a thought leader and brand builder who has a solid analytical orientation and knows how to drive business results.  The CMO will work in conjunction with the President and executive team to develop the strategic vision for First Orion; will have primary responsibility for developing and implementing a long-term brand strategy and annual plans that build sales and achieve targets. He/she must be comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment where his/her initiative will have a visible and immediate impact on the business.  The individual’s core focus will be to continue to build the infrastructure and capabilities of the marketing organization. The CMO will provide leadership, management and the vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper plans, people and other resources in place to grow revenues/profits and to guarantee future market success.

 

Description:  Develop and manage a long-term strategy that is executed in annual plans including web, social media, online video, email marketing, PR strategy along with traditional media.  Collaborate with the CEO and Executive Team to set strategic direction for all marketing plans; maintains strong and functional interdepartmental relationships and communications.  Develop and implement an integrated strategic marketing agenda, reinforcing brand message and a multi-channel approach.  Build and lead a world class team which excels in all facets of marketing including creative services, product, branding, online and consumer insights.  Lead the organization in developing an integrated marketing plan that covers new media such as web, social media, online video, email marketing, PR strategy along with traditional media.  Lead the company in using data and analytics to understand results and chart future actions. Helps provide data in a way that is leverageable in overall decision making and by the Sales team.  Collaborate with white-label and co-branded partners to enhance their marketing, brand and PR efforts. Integrate and manage CRM strategies to drive engagement, increase conversion to subscriptions and reduce churn of the user base.  Experience in mobile customer acquisition, including managing paid campaigns to meet CPA targets for new users.  Lead UI/UX dedicated team for large enterprise customers.  Develop an integrated product launch plan that leverages PR, social media and web to drive world class product launches.  Work closely with the product development teams to define the right product and go-to-market strategy. Responsible for defining the consumer/customer target, product requirements, product positioning, packaging and pricing strategy.  Ensure all marketing assets are on-brand, consistent in terms of style, quality and tone of voice, and optimized for search and user experience for all channels of content including online, social media, email, point of purchase, mobile, video and in-person.  Identifies potential new customers and monitors competitive trends and reviews new technologies with potential impact on business.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree preferred.  Minimum of 5-10 years of experience with a proven track record of growth, success building and leading a diverse, strategic marketing organization across multiple channels and multiple geographies. The ideal candidates will have significant experience in a diverse go-to market strategy.  Proven track record of success leading a marketing organization that services customers in multiple distribution channels.  He/She will be a hands-on executive who is at ease both working at a high strategic level with the ability to work at a detailed level.  Team player who can operate in a complex, multi-faceted business with excellent presentation skills coupled with sound financial acumen.  Excellent organizational skills and ability to influence and motivate large, cross-functional teams to get complex projects/bids delivered on-time, with an out of box, creative approach.  Strong business-building drive, strategic vision, intellectual capacity, and implementation skills.  Strong understanding of the business and the ability to motivate teams whether a direct report or other functional area.  An ability to think creatively as a leader with the ability to establish credibility at all levels of the organization.  Excellent relationship skills with an ability to work effectively in a team environment and a demonstrated track record of leading and successfully driving change within the marketing organizational structure and performance.  Ability and willingness to travel internationally and domestically.  Represents the company in its relationships, alliances, and partnerships with major customers, prospects, agencies and professional association.

 

Preferred:  Experience in the telecommunications and mobile services industry.  Success in driving downloads and registrations of applications on both iOS and Android platforms.  Demonstrated success in mobile conversion techniques from free to paid trials.  Experience in supporting sales initiatives including working with prospects and customers.  Graphics design experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://firstorion.com/careers/741068/?gh_jid=741068

 

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CIRCULATION MANAGER

Texarkana Gazette / Texarkana

 

Summary:  The Texarkana Gazette is seeking an experienced, knowledgeable and strategic visionary to lead, manage and direct our circulation and distribution operations. We are looking for someone who is innovative, prepared for hard work, committed to task, resourceful and trustworthy with the ability to develop plans and strategies to grow our home delivery and single copy numbers. The Texarkana Gazette services a very diverse city and surrounding area that offers something for everyone. The successful candidate will be able to embrace the culture of the area and utilize the strength of the newspaper to reach maximum potential in continued circulation growth. Competitive compensation including bonus opportunities, paid vacation, paid holidays, 401-k, group insurance and profit sharing.

 

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

 

Terri Leifeste

terril@newstribune.com

 

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CLIENT RELATIONSHIP MANAGER / EMERGING MARKETS

TransAmerica / Little Rock

Job ID:  R20006766

 

Summary:  Serve as primary contact between agent and client, recognizing issues, communicating them succinctly and accurately to internal /external customers and departments, and following through to resolution. Maintain strong and trusting relationships with clients, ensuring superior customer service when establishing new or implementing changes within existing cases.

 

Description:  Primary contact between the agent, and client ensuring that all of their needs are met and following up to ensure the account is handled from inception to delivery of first bill.  Assist Producers and Regional Sales staff with developing new and existing clients.  Consult with brokers on how to do business with TEB (including but not limited to: Account set up, electronic enrollment options, group submission, contracting and initial billing.)  Provide training on TEB products and enrollment options.  Primary point of contact for assisting Regional Sales staff and Producers with group information (i.e. renewal information, re-enrollment reports, missing information reports, rates and case set up forms.)  Facilitate the contract and licensing process for new agents.  Organize Producer Home Office visits.  Conduct enrollment and product training for enrollments onsite as necessary.  Review all Case documents for completeness and accuracy.  Identify missing or incomplete data working with the broker to resolve any training issues, outstanding or missing items.  Facilitate Implementation call with Broker, Client, Implementations Specialist and Billing representatives to document and gather Case specific information.  Provide updates and reports on performance as well as following up with customers and business partners as needed.  Work in partnership with the other business segments in troubleshooting and resolving account issues, audits and rate or premium discrepancies.  Maintain accurate client files, utilizing AWD workflows and EIS.  Utilize CRM (Client Relationship Manager) software and other reporting mechanisms to keep track of weekly calls, sales and production.  Review agent and enroller licensing data, work with Contract and Licensing on exception processes.  Initiate employer set up on EIS (Employer Information System) to generate ER number; handing over completed Case documentation to Implementation Specialists for specific product and electronic builds.  Process and communicate Broker of Record changes as received/notified.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  One year insurance experience in enrollment or sales and marketing role.  Demonstrated outstanding customer service skills.  Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and ability to learn additional software applications as needed.

 

Preferred:  Life and health license.  Worksite marketing and products knowledge.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://transamerica.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/US/job/Little-Rock-Arkansas/Client-Relationship-Manager-Emerging-Markets_R20006766?tauserid=faa4c110a46f25d733145ad0e173ebdf&sid=faa4c110a46f25d733145ad0e173ebdf-1498848674382

 

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

ACLU of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  Minimum of five (5) years of experience and demonstrated success in communications or related field, preferably in the nonprofit sector.  Demonstrated success directing media campaigns, writing press releases, handling press contacts, and training/coaching spokespersons. Knowledge of Arkansas media preferred.  Creativity, aptitude and familiarity with using interaction design in website and social media management. Proficiency with digital content management systems.  Experience overseeing the design and production of publications and other print materials.  Excellent writing and editing skills for both print and online audiences; strong verbal communication skills. Proven ability to transform complex ideas into exciting and useful messages, and disseminate information to targeted audiences through the right channels.  Ability to translate complex issues into language that is accessible to the average person. Solid computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and internet research.  Commitment to working with shared leadership and with diverse groups; this includes staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, clients and the public.  Flexibility and strong time management and multi-tasking skills: ability to implement multiple projects simultaneously, manage tight deadlines and unexpected tasks as they arise.  Entrepreneurial attitude conducive to creating and implementing new initiatives.  Maturity, professionalism, strong work ethic, and commitment to excellence and accuracy.  A demonstrated commitment to civil liberties and social justice.

Ability and commitment to work odd hours on an ad hoc basis in order to get the job done.  Must have a vehicle and the flexibility to travel; overnight stays may be possible (expenses paid by the ACLU.)

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing or public relations preferred.

 

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

 

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COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Arkansas Forest Resources Center

University of Arkansas / Monticello

Closing:  July 16

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Forest Resources Center in Monticello, AR is seeking to fill the position of Communications Manager. The successful candidate is expected to strategize, create and execute a unified communications plan for the Center. This will include development, management, and delivery of content for multiple platforms, visual/design work, media relations, pursuit of high news value story ideas from faculty and staff, and measurement of effectiveness of content and delivery.

 

Requirements:  BS or BA degree in Communications, Journalism, English or a related discipline plus three years of related professional experience, including one year in a supervisory or managerial capacity is required.

 

Preferred:  Experience in Microsoft software applications.  Experience in the update and development of social media.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21092

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST / BILINGUAL

Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency / Little Rock

 

Summary:  At Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency we show kindness, are adaptable, we embrace forthright communication, and are dedicated in restoring lives. If you would like to be a part of our team, ARORA is currently seeking a full time Communications Specialist- Bilingual based in Little Rock.  The ideal candidate will live in the Greater Little Rock area.  This position is responsible for developing and leading programs and activities to promote organ and tissue donor registration and education. This area of focus is to increase the number of Arkansans, especially Hispanic or Latino Arkansans, in the Arkansas donor registry.  Candidates must have the ability to work irregular hours, including weekends and travel overnight, use their own vehicle, maintain a valid driver’s license, and motor vehicle insurance for this purpose.  Proven proficiency in public speaking before a variety of audiences required.

 

Requirements:  Bilingual – must be fluent in both written and verbal communication in English and Spanish.  Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Communications, Marketing or Public Relations.  Minimum experience three to five (3-5) years in an education/communications-related position.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit cover letter, resume, three professional references, salary requirement and history disclosure and consent form and completed application packet (in English) to:  hr@arora.org.

 

Application packet available at: 

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

 

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COMMUNITY RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE I

Centene Corporation / Little Rock

Job ID:  1055289

 

Summary:  Provide sales coverage and develop best possible market penetration for all lines of business to present to prospective members in assigned territory in accordance with company’s policies and programs. Provide greater access to health insurance, by providing education, assistance and coordinating community outreach to individuals.

 

Description:  Identify prospective enrollees and determine eligibility for participation in the HCIP/ACHA Insurance Market, Medicaid and/or Medicare.  Attend various community events, including health fairs, Member Appreciation Events,  Member Advisory Groups and other sites as designated to market products.  Identify and develop relationships with new community contacts and organizations to pursue outreach engagements.  Enroll consumers in health insurance across all product lines, help facilitate the continuance of enrollment, and offer information/assistance to meet eligibility criteria.  Keep informed and adhere to current information pertaining to marketing activity guidelines set forth by various regulatory agencies, including providing enrollees with all corresponding materials and documentation.  Research and monitor competitive products and marketing practices including community/market presence of competitors.  Tracking and submission of special reports regarding the operation of the territory, lead generation, and competitive conditions beneficial to other Marketing initiatives.  Participation in market analysis to help eliminate low-performing/low-value initiatives, including identifying potential opportunities for future consideration.  Ability to lift boxes containing marketing materials and equipment needed for events.  Ability to travel.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, sales, related field or equivalent experience. Two or more (2+) years of marketing, sales or community relations or outreach experience, preferably in a managed care or Medicaid environment Bilingual is a plus.  Current state’s Accident and Health Insurance Agent License; and State Driver’s License.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.centene.com/careers/search-jobs.html

 

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CONTENT SPECIALIST / PHOTOGRAPHER
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 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 work in diverse media and areas of communications.

 

Description:  As campus photographer, fulfill the overall photography needs of campus including photographing campus events, managing the photography schedule for campus, supervising student photographers, maintaining the College’s photography library and equipment inventory.  Manage the College’s presence on all social media channels, as well as the overall voice and style guide as it pertains to social media.  Write and edit news releases for distribution to online news center.  Manage the College’s event publicity program, including updating events on the College’s online calendar and sharing on social media when appropriate.  Directly supervise student editors of “Hendrix Today,” our daily online newsletter.  Serve as Assistant Editor of Hendrix Magazine, including contributing articles and ideas, using editing and proofreading skills, and directly supervising student writers and designers to produce the Alumnotes section.  Edit monthly alumni and parent e-newsletters and frequently write articles for newsletters.  Provide support for the marketing efforts of the campus community in collaboration with the graphic designer to produce materials such as posters and event programs.

 

Requirements:  Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, especially photography software such as Photoshop and Lightroom, as well as familiarity with InDesign.  Capable of producing high-quality photography using mid-range to high-end digital SLR cameras.  Familiar with Microsoft Office and the Associated Press Stylebook.  Demonstrable experience and/or online portfolio of quality work as a photographer and marketing professional.

 

Preferred:  A bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred.

 

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

 

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DEPARTMENT BUSINESS COORDINATOR

Arkansas State Veterans Home

Department of Veterans Affairs / North Little Rock

Position Number:  22164501

Closing:  July 14

 

Summary:  The Department Business Coordinator is responsible for planning and coordinating department budgetary activities, monitoring department expenditures, and coordinating services for the department. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Supervises a staff of administrative support personnel by interviewing applicants, recommending applicants for hire, training, making work assignments, and evaluating job performance. Directs the preparation and maintenance of departmental budget, develops and maintains budget grant accounts, reviews and approves budget revisions, makes financial projections for planning purposes, and utilizes spreadsheet or database management package. Reviews, analyzes, and reconciles ledgers for regular grant accounts, prepares monthly financial reports indicating financial status of accounts, coordinates transfer of funds from accounts, and prepares and submits journal vouchers to supervisor for distribution of monthly charges to departments. Establishes guidelines for financial reporting procedures for various programs within department, develops summary fiscal reports on grant accounts for distribution to principal investigators, and compiles annual reports concerning departmental activities. Prepares financial documents for special projects, such as construction, renovation, property acquisition and research, coordinates rental expenses for leases, monitors various contracts, and approves payments for contract services. Serves as liaison between various administrative offices and department, regarding invoices and account balances, procures supplies and equipment for departmental regular business and grant-related research, and serves as certifying officer for all financial agreements. Directs and coordinates automated billing process for department, reviews billing for errors, directs correction process, and oversees human resources activities. Reviews and evaluates reports as a management tool, provides administration with back-up information on activities, as requested, and submits statistical information on operations. Completes federal expenditure reports, determines allowable direct and indirect costs, interprets regulations for compliance to programs, and coordinates audits of federal funds. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in general business, financial management, or related field; plus four years of experience in business management, fiscal administration, or related field, including two years 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=d522a2bb790a631546db0913915d1e87&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=106&jobid=92777

 

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DEPUTY DIRECTOR / STRATEGY & LEARNING

Walton Family Foundation / Bentonville

 

Summary:  The Walton Family Foundation, based in Bentonville, Arkansas is seeking a Deputy Director, Strategy and Learning of its Strategy, Evaluation, and Learning Department (SLED.)  This is a new position responsible for guiding the Foundation’s internal strategy and planning efforts.  There is a strong preference that the new associate be located in the foundation’s Bentonville, Arkansas; however, we will consider candidates to work out of the Jersey City, N.J. or Washington D.C. offices.   The Strategy, Learning, and Evaluation Department at the Walton Family Foundation supports careful planning, rigorous research, and systematic assessment in service of organizational learning, strategic adaptation, and philanthropic impact. We seek to learn with our grantees and other partners and advance the fields in which we work.   The Deputy Director, Strategy and Learning will work with the Director of the Strategy, Learning, and Evaluation Department (SLED), the SLED team, program teams, the Executive Director, and Board to lead development and implementation of strategic learning within the foundation, by raising the quality and consistency of internal strategic planning. As member of the SLED, the Deputy Director will also have responsibility for the ongoing development and revision of the learning plans for the SLED itself as well as other areas of the foundation. The SLED currently has nine team members. The Deputy Director is a member of the Strategy, Learning, and Evaluation Department (SLED) at the Walton Family Foundation, reports to Director of the Strategy, Learning, and Evaluation Department.

 

Description:   Lead the development and curation of a set of prioritized strategic learning questions for each of the three foundation grantmaking areas, as well as the design and implementation of learning plans designed to address those questions.  Work closely with each of the program directors on annual planning to articulate annual goals and objectives that align with five-year strategic plans.  Develop learning and planning approaches and tools that provide appropriate consistency across the organization.  Work with other staff to design and lead intentional learning events with grantees, funders, and other foundation partners.  Contribute to programmatic deep dives with the Foundation’s Board.  Manage the annual planning efforts for the SLED.  Co-manage third-party strategic planning consultants.  Play leadership role in refining the Foundation’s approaches to strategy, learning, and evaluation.

 

Requirements:  Graduate degree and at least 5 years of experience in a strategy consulting role required.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Proven skills at organization and time management.  Demonstrated capacity to work in a team as well as independently.  Intellectual agility and the ability to analyze, think critically, and understand emerging issues that are directly relevant to programmatic funding areas.  Unquestionable ethics and personal integrity .  Willingness to re-locate to the Bentonville, AR (preferred), Jersey City, N.J., or Washington D.C. office of the foundation.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Scott Family Amazeum / Bentonville

 

Summary:  The Amazeum seeks a strong manager with excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. The successful candidate will be both a self-starter who knows how to take initiative and a collaborative colleague who can work effectively in a very team-centered, rapidly changing environment. The Development Manager works with team to secure financial philanthropic support for the Amazeum from a variety of sources including: individual donors, corporations and foundations.

 

Description:  Development – Under the supervision of the Director of Development and Communications and in collaboration with the Membership Manager, implements an annual giving program targeted toward member and non-member households and community stakeholders including detailed creation and management of documents, prospect research, and donor related information.  Maintains active donor portfolio of individuals and small businesses with focus on mid-level gifts for annual fund and event sponsorships.  Solicits event sponsorship support from corporations, small businesses, and community organization.  Accepts, records, and acknowledges gifts.  Maintains donor and prospect information and obtains data from Versai software system including pledge schedules, patron records, contact reports and other confidential information.  Conducts prospect research, develops presentations, organizes and assembles proposals in order to secure philanthropic support that strategically aligns goals of donor and the Amazeum’s mission.  Prepares reports including financial records.  Prepares specialized donor correspondence; customized proposals; impact reports; thank you notes; letters and holiday cards.  Engages with board of directors and other community stakeholders.  Special Event Support –  Works with Event Coordinator and special event committee to plan and execute the annual signature event.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.  Minimum of three years’ experience in nonprofit fundraising.  Experience in preparing event sponsorship or annual fund proposals.  Experience with gift recording, acknowledgement, and processing.  Experience working with database systems.  Excellent communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills.  Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit application with resume and cover letter via email to Office Manager at:  info@amazeum.org.

 

Application available at:

http://www.amazeum.org/assets/Job-Postings-/employment-application-Scott-Family-Amazeum.pdf

 

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DIGITAL SALES COORDINATOR

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  8489

 

Summary:  KATV is seeking a detail-oriented Digital Sales Coordinator who has strong written and oral communication skills.

 

Description:  Work with multiple vendor dashboards for reporting weekly and monthly on campaigns and to track inventory.  Input tickets in the Sinclair Digital Cloud, and OSI, accurately to launch digital campaigns by scheduled deadline and keep campaign tracker updated for all active campaigns using Excel.  Design power points as requested to assist MC’s in selling digital solutions.  Work closely with promotions, news and sales as required to develop digital sales contest, managing the process from start to finish in a timely manner, including writing rules and winner forms as needed and obtaining corporate legal approval, and reporting final results.  Work closely with the Digital Sales Manager to prospect, develop campaigns, make calls and generate digital revenue to assist in achieving station budget.  Coordinate with Marketing Consultants (MC) and DSM to design successful graphic campaigns for clients, for both sold and pending campaigns, including emails in SBG templates, targeted digital ads in multiple sizes, pencil pushdown ads, countdown clocks, wraps, gutter ads and rich media ads.  As necessary research and write copy for emails and digital ads, as well as obtain digital links for emails (client social media links.)  Design graphics for the katv.com web sites, Facebook, and Twitter pages.  Use “Local Stars” as a resource to design ads for campaigns.

 

Requirements:  Skilled with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word duties.  Strong organizational, written, and communication skills.  Strong analytical ability and attention to detail.  Ability to meet strict deadlines while maintaining accuracy.

 

Preferred:  Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives, social media and content.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=7874&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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DIRECTOR / GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCES

Winrock International / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

 

Summary:  The Director, Global Human Resources provides integral HR leadership and human capital management with a high degree of customer service. The Director, Global HR is responsible for providing high quality HR services to Winrock’s technical, programmatic, operational and field based staff. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

 

Description:  Leadership & Strategic HR Guidance – The Director, Global Human Resources will ensure that Winrock International’s (WI) human resources infrastructure, including human resources information systems, are in place to efficiently and effectively support WI’s global strategy.  Articulate and prioritize a strategy of strengthening WI’s human resources globally for policy implementation and standardization across all offices.  Benchmark all human resources systems, policies and processes to transparently develop improvements and encourage change.  Establish and monitor the accomplishment of human resources department goals and work plans, including operating procedures, which support WI’s strategic goals. Provide leadership to culture change efforts.  Talent Management –  The Director, Global Human Resources will develop a team of human resources professionals to earn a high level of credibility as an effective and responsive department.  Manage the development and implementation of talent management processes (position description development, cradle to grave recruitment, on- and off-boarding, orientation to the organization, career development) to staff WI with exceptional professionals.  Direct and provide strategic direction for continuous improvement in talent management processes and systems for WI staff worldwide.  Develop a highly effective orientation program that emphasizes the critical importance of welcoming and integrating new staff into WI’s culture.  Compliance – The Director, Global Human Resources will advise executive leadership and managers on human resources global compliance matters.  Provide the executive team with regular risk assessments of WI’s employment policies, procedures and practices.  Oversee the maintenance and update of WI’s internal human resources control processes that ensure compliance with organizational policies and procedures, federal, state and local regulations, audit and reporting requirements.  Establish and maintain effective processes to address employee relations and mediate workplace concerns.  Compensation & Benefits –  The Director, Global Human Resources will supervise staff to ensure the compensation and benefits programs are reviewed and adjusted to keep WI competitive in the global development community.  Develop a comprehensive program of effective job design, feedback and annual performance evaluation that is linked to WI’s over-arching goals and corresponds appropriately to compensation. Direct supervisors in setting individual salaries in a fair and equitable manner through appropriate market data, salary ranges and organizational context. Direct the administration of benefits programs including medical, disability, term life and retirement.  Staff Wellness – The Director, Global Human Resources will ensure the design and application of programs and systems that foster a workplace environment consistent with WI’s global mission and core values.  Ensure the health and vibrancy of WI staff through leadership and professional mentoring, and access to coaching and counseling. Design and implement employee wellness programs that enhance employee morale and assist WI to retain qualified and contributing employees worldwide, with culture awareness and sensitivity.  Ensure medical evacuation policies, procedures and programs are developed and monitor their communication and implementation.

 

Requirements:  A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree and a minimum of 10 years of experience in human resources, organizational development or other related field.  A successful track record in creating, organizing and implementing a human resources strategy with an international development organization with a network of field offices.  Broad-based leadership and management experience within a human resources department; experience with compensation and benefits administration.  Proven experience in design and administration of human resources management and development of systems and procedures.

 

Preferred:  Experience in the international development and humanitarian assistance sector.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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DIRECTOR / NEWS

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2017-45917

 

Summary:  KFSM (CBS) and KXNW-TV (MyNet) has an opening for a News Director to manage the most watched news team leading our efforts to make 5NEWS available 24/7 on multiple platforms. The right candidate will be a positive motivator, innovator and problem-solver. The News Director must have a passion for winning viewers by staying true to a brand that promotes a total commitment to the communities. We tell stories and report news from a local perspective that respects the concerns of our viewers.  This is a position for a proven leader who will embrace new challenges while bringing solid news judgment and experience guiding the top news team in the market. The News Director must have a working knowledge of digital platforms and creating solid content on multiple platforms.

 

Description:  Manage all news staff, content and station news brand across multiple platforms every day.  Execute the station’s strategic plan and news philosophy daily.  Control the day-to-day budget, approving expenses and monitoring overtime and all other costs.  Responsible for all personnel decisions, performance reviews and human resources procedures.  Performs other duties as assigned. No job too big or too small.

 

Requirements:  We’re looking for a news manager with a journalism degree and a minimum of two years management experience in a TV newsroom.  The right candidate must have experience in managing a complex news operation. The News Director will need excellent news judgment, knowledge of human resources policies and procedure, FCC regulations and a firm grasp of strategic news planning and positioning. Must have a valid state driver’s license (or be able to get one.)

 

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

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

College of Nursing – Institutional Advancement

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-37699

Closing:  July 6

 

Summary:  The Director of Development serves as a major gift officer for the University and is dedicated to the cultivation and solicitation of gifts in support of the UAMS mission. The Director will maintain a portfolio of major gift prospects and donors which may include alumni, patients and friends of the University.

 

Description:  Manage a portfolio of 100 prospects and donors with primary focus on major gifts of $50,000 and above. Successfully engage with donors in cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.  Attain monthly and annual metrics for in person contacts, proposals and funds generated.  Provide coordination of appropriate fundraising materials including, but not limited to, case statements, brochures, solicitation letters, major gift proposals, and campaign status reports, working with Institutional Advancement and the UAMS Office of Communications and Marketing.  Manage annual giving program through consultation with Director of Annual Giving Programs. Qualify major gift prospects as part of grateful patient programs.  Engage with volunteer board and other community groups.  Possess a willingness to travel frequently around the state to meet with regional staff, advisory committee meetings, and potential donors.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in communications, public relations, direct marketing or related field.  Five (5) years of fundraising or related experience, preferably in raising major and mid-level gifts in an educational, research, or health care setting.  Must have a valid Driver’s License.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/37699/director-of-development/job?hub=6

 

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DIRECTOR OF MARKETING PLANNING

Integrated Marketing

Mercy Hospital / Fort Smith

Req. ID:  2017-748444

 

Summary:  Reporting to the Executive Director of Marketing Planning, the Director, Marketing Planning is responsible for leading the development of regional and local marketing plans and representing their region/communities in the development of ministry-wide marketing plans. These plans will serve as the basis of budgetary investment, operational focus & deployment, with a concentration on driving patient growth & retention. This position will work closely with the Community Relations team, local operational leadership and other Mercy-wide marketing teams to ensure coordination and prioritization of work efforts and reporting. The leader will perform all duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the mission and values of Mercy.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, public relations, communications or similar area of study preferred.  Minimum of seven years of progressive experience in marketing and communications, and/or demonstrated track record for success.  Minimum of three years of experience in building, supervising and mentoring a team.  Proven track record in segmentation, targeting, positioning, branding, customer strategy, product development, and/or pricing strategies. 

 

Preferred:  Health care experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://careers-mercy.icims.com/jobs/748444/director-marketing-planning/job

 

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DIRECTOR OF MARKETING PLANNING

Integrated Marketing

Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas / Rogers

Req. ID:  2017-749312

 

Summary:  Reporting to the Executive Director of Marketing Planning, the Director, Marketing Planning is responsible for leading the development of regional and local marketing plans and representing their region/communities in the development of ministry-wide marketing plans. These plans will serve as the basis of budgetary investment, operational focus & deployment, with a concentration on driving patient growth & retention. This position will work closely with the Community Relations team, local operational leadership and other Mercy-wide marketing teams to ensure coordination and prioritization of work efforts and reporting. The leader will perform all duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the mission and values of Mercy.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, public relations, communications or similar area of study preferred.  Minimum of seven years of progressive experience in marketing and communications, and/or demonstrated track record for success.  Minimum of three years of experience in building, supervising and mentoring a team.  Proven track record in segmentation, targeting, positioning, branding, customer strategy, product development, and/or pricing strategies. 

 

Preferred:  Health care experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://careers-mercy.icims.com/jobs/749312/director-of-marketing-planning/job

 

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EDITORIAL ASSOCIATE

Winrock International / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Editorial Associate will function as a content creator and editor for Winrock’s Communications Department. Primarily, this person will write, copy edit and proofread communications and marketing materials for Winrock International and its many varied international projects, including narrative profiles, handouts, captions, news releases, newsletter pieces, social media posts and website copy. The Editorial Associate will also prepare and upload new or existing content to Winrock’s website, social platforms, intranet and databases and provide general logistical support on events, travel and database management for the department.

 

Description:  Writing and content development: Including, but not limited to, brochures, handouts, reports, advertisements, photo captions, press releases, social media posts and website content.  Collaborate with the Communications Director and other Winrock staff on internal and external newsletters and write content as needed.  Proofread content written by others.  Write news releases and media advisories.  Collaborate with program staff to develop project specific materials, as needed.  Provide field communications support as needed.  1/3 of time to support the Sustainable Water Project in activities consistent with this job description.  Proposal development support, as needed.  Participation and support for all Communications initiatives, including event and field communications support.  Still photography and video support, as needed.  Assist in departmental presentations; including PowerPoint preparation and notetaking for monthly interdepartmental presentations.  USAID branding and marking support.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Ideal candidate has a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing, or a related field, and has at least two years’ experience in content creation.  Strong written and verbal communications skills.  Ability to understand complex concepts in international economic development and to translate them into compelling and comprehensible language suitable for consumption by the general public.  Ability to meet deadlines.  Proficiency or aptitude to learn basic field-related applications, such as Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Lightroom and InDesign.  Experience in website writing and knowledge of social media platforms.  Excellent organizational and time-management skills. Engaging personality and strong collaborator.  Experience working with the media a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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EVENT COORDINATOR

Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Closing:  July 5

 

Summary:  Coordinate all aspects of events within the facilities operated by the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau (LRCVB.)

 

Description:  Coordinates with the Assistant Director of Event Operations the needs and space availability for events booked within the LRCVB facilities.  Coordinates assigned events within the LRCVB facilities to include event outlines, equipment coordination, monitoring events in progress, customer service and relations, and contractual matters. Performs as liaison between users of the LRCVB facilities and the LRCVB staff.  Attends planning meetings with clients; conducts pre-convention and post-convention meetings with LRCVB departments, clients and their vendors.  Prepares and finalizes licensee contracts and requirements including set-up arrangements, schedules for events and number and nature of support personnel required, such as security, ushers/ticket takers, stagehands, caterers, decorators, audio-visual companies, sound and lighting companies, special event companies, promoters, et cetera, to determine personnel, equipment, materials and other services necessary to produce an event.  Prepares and issues setup and service specifications and schedules for events to the Building Services and Maintenance Department, Event Setup personnel, Security personnel and other required personnel; prepares diagrams and layouts illustrating event requirements for events within the LRCVB by hand or utilizing a CAD software program.  Enforces written policies and procedures of the LRCVB and exercises independent judgment in all activities with clients, event patrons and the general public.  Reviews contracts and operational schedules to make certain that the dates, times, facilities, and equipment provided are correct and that provisions have been fulfilled.  Interfaces and assists other divisions with special projects that impact the Event Operations Department.   Ensures that all event insurance certificates, licenses and permits required for production are obtained in a timely manner, including pyrotechnics and traffic control.  Coordinates joint endeavors between the facilities and the hotels which are physically connected to ensure smooth operations of all events.  Receives and investigates complaints from the public regarding facility operations and service in accordance with established policies and procedures.  Serves as Manager on Duty in charge of facilities in the absence of appropriate department personnel.  Operates a microcomputer, utilizing spreadsheet and word processing software.  Interacts in a positive and responsive manner with clients, attendees of events, seminar speakers, and the general public.  Operates an automatic transmission automobile in the performance of essential job functions.  Performs other related duties as required.

 

Requirements:  These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Business Administration, Public Administration, Marketing, or related field plus two (2) years of relevant work experience in a convention center, public assembly/event facility or other related facility/industry.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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EVENTS & PROJECT SPECIALIST

Alumni & Parent Relations

Harding University / Searcy

 

Summary:  Under limited supervision, plans and coordinates various alumni, family and Women for Harding programs and events for the department. Serves as point of contact for EventPro for the campus to schedule rooms for meetings, events and conferences.

 

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

 

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EVENTS COORDINATOR  (part-time)

Bass Pro Shop / Little Rock

Req. ID:  R021178

 

Summary:  Helps coordinate and implement special events in the store. Serves as the liaison between the store and local organizations and affinity groups. 

 

Description:  Supports a strong commitment to world class customer service and ensures a pleasant and productive shopping experience for all customers.  Assists with the execution of all major Promotional events.  Coordinates “in-house” outdoor skills workshop program.  Coordinates external and internal Public Relations activities.  Communicates all Store “events” timely and appropriately and works with Management to insure proper staffing.  Fosters goodwill for the BPS “Brand” in the local community.  Maintains strong relationships with local chapters of conservation organizations and affinity groups.  Submits timely information for tabs, website pages, signage, ROP, etc. to marketing.  Keeps work area clean, neat and safe at all times.  Follows all company policies and procedures.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent.  Conservation and outdoor experience/appreciation desired.

 

Preferred:  Public speaking ability is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://basspro.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers/job/Little-Rock-AR/Bass-Pro-Shops-Little-Rock-is-seeking-a-Part-Time-Events-Coordinator_R021178

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Represents the Office of the President in coordinating communications in a manner that reflects Goodwill’s mission and core values.  Manages the administrative support process for all civilities directed by the President and CEO on matters and meetings pertaining to the Board of Directors and associated board committees. Assists in coordination of the Executive Office’s responsibilities to the employees and general public.  Prioritizes and handles a complex confidential workload of correspondence, information, phone calls, and mail.  Ensures a high level of confidentiality and professionalism that reflects use of discretion and trustworthiness.  Performs special compliance projects and initiatives that support improving quality and sustainability.  Uphold a positive work environment that follows Goodwill’s Amazing Customer Experience (ACE) culture, Values, and Mission in everything you do and every interaction you have with coworkers, clients, customers and management.

 

Description:  Coordinates and maintains the President & CEO’s daily appointment calendar and files, including travel.  Keeps the President & CEO informed of scheduled meetings, pending decisions, promised performance, and provides information for professional follow-up.  Represents Office of the President at various meetings, events, functions, etc.  Proactively initiates and drafts internal and external correspondence. Schedules and creates agendas for regular and special executive and management level meetings. Records and distributes minutes from staff meetings and conducts follow-up on matters assigned to staff.  Performs various processes as assigned for CEO including but not limited to the complaint process; ACE records administration; logs all incoming money, check deposits and cash.  Maintains filing system in CEO’s office. Maintains official corporation records and acts as custodian of corporate documents and records.  Works on special projects for CEO as needed.   Researches, writes and submits grants as needed to various projects.  Performs various administrative functions including but not limited to: vehicle check-out process, Master Keys, Awards applications, travel for senior level personnel.  Performs research as assigned to support business decision-making and planning.  Prepares recommendations and presents to appropriate members.  Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) and two years experience, or equivalent level of training and experience to perform the duties of the job. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Visio.  Working knowledge of the Internet; ability to update and maintain web-based applications.  Demonstrated experience reading, analyzing and interpreting documents.   Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.  Demonstrated experience effectively presenting written and oral information to different varied audiences.  Ability to comfortably work with financial reports and perform routine analysis.  Ability to meet people with ease.  Professional and polished customer service-driven approach.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR

Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) / Conway

Position Number:  22077327

Closing:  July 8

 

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=d522a2bb790a631546db0913915d1e87&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=29&jobid=92651

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

TO THE VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES & SERVICES

Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Closing:  July 5

 

Summary:  Provide administrative and managerial support to the Little Rock Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (LRCVB) Vice President of Sales and Services for assigned operations.

 

Description:  Plans and directs the administrative support personnel of the Sales and Services Department, as assigned.  Reviews departmental policies, procedures and work methods and makes recommendations for revision; develops and implements procedures to ensure effective operation of assigned projects and programs.  Performs strategic planning on special projects assigned to promote local, regional, and national interests in these events.  Manages special projects as assigned.  Conducts research, compiles information and prepares various narrative and statistical reports.  Oversees financial transactions for the Department; including purchase requisitions, and purchase orders; reviews purchase requisitions to ensure items requested have been budgeted and comply with budget and procedural constraints; ensures appropriate approvals from Department Director have been obtained for major purchases.  Maintains attendance records for Sales and Services Department employees; maintains the Vice President / Sales and Services’ direct reports, and resolves issues as needed.  Monitors status and coordinates staff assignments, projects, and reports and notifies appropriate individuals to ensure completion.  Establishes and maintains database of sales department accounts, city-wide hotel booking contacts, leads and account activities; coordinates and schedules training departmental database training; identifies and resolves database issues.  Compiles and analyzes sales statistical data and related information to prepare and present monthly, quarterly and annual reports.  Investigates administrative and operational problems; reports findings and recommends solutions.  Reconciles all credit card transactions for all event related charges.  Makes travel and lodging arrangements for assigned clients and Sales and Services departmental personnel; maintains computerized database of all departmental travel, memberships and expenses.  Assists with the development of LRCVB bid books and presentations for client proposals.  Assists with the development and production of departmental video presentations; ensures that media is available for use by sales staff at tradeshow and industry events.  Establishes, maintains and supervises the maintenance of hard copy and computer files and records of Departmental correspondence, projects, departmental personal contact information list and related materials and information.  Operates a microcomputer with spreadsheet, word processing, internet and presentation software.  Represents sales department to outside organizations by answering questions and providing information related to sales functions.  Attends meetings, events, and activities as assigned by the Vice President of Sales and Services.  Establishes and maintains highly confidential files and records.  Interacts in a positive and responsive manner with clients, attendees of events, seminar speakers, and the general public.  Performs other related duties as required.

 

Requirements:  These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Administrative Services, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related area, three (3) years of complex office experience working with Senior Management including project coordination and one (1) year of supervisory experience.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.  Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Community Action Agency of Washington County / Springdale

Closing:  July 6

 

Summary:  The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the agency, including Head Start and Children’s House. Other key duties include advocating for the low-income residents of Washington County, marketing and community outreach. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors.

 

Description:   Works with the Board to develop goals, objectives and priorities of the Agency. Propose to the board the major direction of the goals of the Agency that will support plans that reflect the priority needs of the target residents and will be developed and supported by the Board and staff.  Provides overall oversight of all agency activities; manages day-to-day operations; assures a smooth functioning and efficient organization.  Ensures compliance with Board-established policies, procedures, federal and state guidelines and laws.  Oversees fundraising and monitoring of the Agency budget to ensure compliance with funding sources. Monitors expenditures and revenue collection.  Anticipates and tracks trends, opportunities and threats related to the agency’s mission.  Facilitates applications for public and private grants and partnerships to carry out the agency’s mission.  Attends meetings and functions necessary to provide support for the agency and its mission.

 

Requirements:  Passion for the mission, values and work of the agency to make a difference in the lives of society’s most vulnerable and underserved members.  Bachelor’s degree required, ideally in business or social work or another human relations field. Master’s degree is strongly desired.  At least five years in a management position, including experience in program oversight, fiscal management, facilities management and administration, preferably within a multi-site operation and in a field related to early childcare, education or families.  Head Start experience, or the ability to quickly understand the Head Start philosophy and model.  Significant staff management experience, managing teams of at least eight people.  Demonstrated experience in a change management environment requiring leadership in defining process and establishing relationships, both internal and external.  Demonstrated experience in program planning, operations and evaluations, and the use of management information systems.  Demonstrated experience managing and complying with requirements of grants.  Criminal background check.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Email cover letter and resume (Attn: Personnel Committee) at:

 

Michael Lanier, Executive Director

mlanier@eoawc.org

 

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GENERAL MANAGER

Daily Citizen / Searcy

 

Summary:  The Daily Citizen is now accepting applications for the position of General Manager. The award-winning Daily Citizen is the newspaper of record for White County and has served this community since 1854. We are seeking a hands-on professional with the leadership skills to guide a veteran staff and publish the region’s hyper-local newspaper with an emphasis on community journalism through relevant news for our readers and advertisers. The successful candidate will have knowledge of advertising and at least 5-years of newspaper management experience. The compensation package includes a competitive salary and bonus. An attractive, complete benefits package is also available.

 

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

 

David Mosesso, Publisher

dmosesso@jonesborosun.com

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Office of Communications

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R97179

Closing:  July 10

 

Summary:  The graphic designer performs tasks associated with the production of visual communications for the university, including print publications, illustrations, web ads, and digital graphics. The graphic designer reports to the Associate Director of Strategic Communications in the Office of Communications and Marketing. The designer provides concept, design, production, and coordination services for the Office of Communications and Marketing, Athletics Department, Printing Services, and university clients. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Create print design projects including brochures, invitations, stationery, reports, banners, ads, and signage.  Create original graphics for publications, signage, t-shirts, websites, maps, and other design projects.  Work with clients on edits, approvals, and deadlines for projects.  Prepare projects that meet pre-press standards and work with Printing Services to coordinate printing schedules and press checks as necessary.  Serve as a consultant on graphic design concepts, visual branding standards, and U.S. Postal regulations for mailing.  Prepare camera-ready print projects and provide specifications for price quotes.  Create web and other digital design projects that include electronic invitations, ads, banners, reports, and brochures.  Coordinate and oversee photo shoots for visual communications projects.  Manage graphics for university digital message board.  Create departmental weekly highlights report.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in art or graphic design with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in graphic design.

 

Preferred:  A degree with an emphasis in art or graphic design and four (4) years experience in graphic design.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6265

 

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HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR

Leisure Arts

Comcast / Little Rock

Req. Number:  162327

 

Summary:  Responsible for partnering with the Leisure Arts organization and Comcast Human Resources to carry out and facilitate HR activities. Coordinates recruitment, compliance, benefits, compensation, and employee relations activities to maximize employee resources. Serves as subject matter expert and provides guidance to employees as required. Develops processes and procedures to drive efficiencies in partnership with Comcast Human Resources and Leisure Arts leadership.

 

Description:  Coordinates onboarding and off-boarding full-time and temporary employees.  Counsels, orientates, and trains managers and supervisors on the interpretation and administration of Human Resources policies. Administers Human Resources policies and procedures as they pertain to all employees.  Assists with employee relations issues, employee counseling, discipline, and grievance handling.  Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to maintain efficient and effective services.  Supports efforts to ensure compliance with state, local, and federal guidelines and policies to protect the business and its employees.  Oversees the administration of benefits plans including enrollments, changes and terminations and acts as a liaison between the company and the various benefit vendors. Processes required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record keeping and proper deductions.  Oversees the FMLA/LOA, ADA, and workers’ compensation processes utilizing subject matter expertise in FMLA, STD, LTD, ADA and workers’ compensation laws and regulations (local, state and federal.)  Provides customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions. Provide administrative support to human resources function as needed including but not limited to I-9 verification, record keeping, file maintenance and organization chart maintenance.  Assists in the planning of various employee events and celebrations.  Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.  Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.  Generally requires one to three (1-3) years related experience.  Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint.)

 

Preferred:  Knowledge of publishing industry.  Experience with ADP software.  SHRM-CP or PHR certification.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://jobs.comcast.com/job-162327-hr-coordinator-leisure-arts-in-north-little-rock-ar-human-resources

 

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HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR

Winrock International / Little Rock

 

Summary:   The Human Resources Coordinator provides support to the HR department in the areas of recruiting, employment, benefits/salary administration, immigration, employee orientation, database administration, clerical and administrative support and other duties as assigned by the HR staff.  The HR Coordinator will have regular personal interaction with employees at all Winrock locations. He/she will have access to various, specific employee information and must observe and respect the confidential nature of the function.

 

Description:  Assist with new employee activities.  Distribute offer letters to candidates.  Prepare and distribute new hire packets.  Assist new employees with completing new hire paperwork.  Originate, process and manage steps necessary to add new hires to payroll and start employee benefits to include adding new employees to the HRIS and preparing payroll changes for approval of an HR Rep for sending to payroll.  Assist with new hire orientation which includes preparing new hire orientation training schedule and assisting with welcoming activities.  Run E-Verify and background checks.  Assist with recruitment and employment.  Create requisitions in Winrock’s applicant tracking software for new position openings.  Assist with preparing job announcements for internal and external postings.  Provide support to hiring managers for screening of applicants which may include reviewing applications to help develop a shortlist of applicants.  Schedule interviews.  Verify completed bio data forms and assist with checking references.  Provide administrative support to the HR department.  Handle all aspects of records retention to include:  Enter and update employee information in the HRIS.  Maintain various employee files to include I-9s and medical records.  Create, update, and file hardcopy employee records.  Maintain miscellaneous HR department files and records.  Schedule team meetings, monthly and quarterly as needed.  Serve as departmental point of contact for salary inquiries from program staff.  Maintain global staff number for proposal teams.  Prepare monthly project list update for Security Director.  Prepare and submit monthly new hire reports to the State of Arkansas.  Create and distribute promotion, merit increase, and equity adjustment letters to staff.  Initiate HR surveys to include new hire and exit surveys; respond to requests for salary and benefit information from external sources as directed by the Global HR Director; order HR related surveys when requested.  Work with the Benefits Administrator to process and input data for annual benefit open enrollments and salary changes.  Reconcile monthly benefit invoices.  Assist with the annual performance review process. May assist with immigration matters which includes handling tasks involved with work visa applications.  Perform other job related duties and special projects as assigned.  Collects data for local compensation and follows-up accordingly with vendor when questions arise.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent focused HR experience.  Minimum 6 months to one year direct HR experience that includes HR administration and recruiting. 

 

To Apply, or for more information:   

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

 

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HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahom & Texas

Girl Scouts / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Aid with a full-range of programs, services, and procedures in support of the overall mission of the organization and to improve productivity and employee relations; aid with activities to minimize risk to the organization and serve as a partner in supporting the organization’s short and long-term goals and objectives; works with the management team in implementing effective human resources strategic plan, coaching and employee and volunteer training and development.

 

Description:  Aids with developing, updating and implementing legal sound HR policies and procedures. The expert of the Clear Company application, which is the Organization’s online platform for requisitions, on-boarding, goal tracking, and performance reviews. Assists with the design and development of effective recruitment strategies to ensure open staff positions are filled by conducting the recruitment and selection process including: determining appropriate partnerships with schools/businesses and develop relationships with them; advertising; screens applications and resumes for qualifications; ensuring legally defensible interview processes and methods. Aid with compensation strategies, which includes gathering information related to appropriate salary level for staff positions based upon internal and external factors. Aid with the development of job descriptions for all positions and ensures they are updated. Facilitate performance reviews, including training supervisors on how to effectively perform reviews and goal setting, employee satisfaction surveys and 360 reviews. This should also include strategic planning on how to address shortfalls within the organization. Responsible for the maintenance of personnel-related records as required by law or local governing bodies; implements appropriate procedures to maintain confidentiality of protected information. Responsible for educating staff and tracking FMLA, Catastrophic leave, and career ladders. Assists with new employee orientation and training programs, including all aspects of new hire processes. Also, serve as the facilitator for the on-boarding on new employees. Analyzes turnover statistics and assesses reasons for turnover; develops strategies to reduce excessive turnover. Facilitates new hire key/access issuance and documentation. Maintains the council incident log and claims documentation. Maintains the training log for council staff.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and two to five (2-5) years human resources experience; OR, any similar combination of education and experience. Valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

 

Preferred:  Knowledge of Girl Scout leadership experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org/en/our-council/employment.html

 

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INTERNSHIP / AD AGENCY

Group 5 West / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Group Five West Marketing and Advertising is now interviewing for a paid Internship position with our agency.   College senior pursuing a marketing or advertising degree.  The position will be part-time and will require 20 hours per week. The position will require knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PPoint; excellent phone skills.  Perfect position for someone looking to be a part of the advertising and marketing agency profession.

 

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

 

Lisa Hemme, President

lisa.hemme@groupfivewest.com

 

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LOCAL SALES ASSISTANT

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  8492

 

Summary:  KATV is seeking a detail-oriented Sales Assistant who has strong written and oral communication skills.

 

Description:  Creation of PowerPoint presentations, database management, and sales report maintenance.  Efficiently work with the team of Marketing Consultants/management team.  Assist with support on local and national business.  Various administrative duties and contract management.  Other responsibilities as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Skilled with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word duties.  Be able to utilize Wide Orbit, Wide Orbit Sales, Matrix, MediaLine, Outlook, and multi-line phone system.  Great attention to detail is essential.  Strong analytical ability.  Ability to meet strict deadlines while maintaining accuracy.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=7877&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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LOCAL SALES MANAGER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is seeking a Local Sales Manager to provide general supervision of, and responsibility for, all local sales efforts. The Local Sales Manager will provide an optimal customer experience by having a deep understanding of the company’s multimedia solutions.

 

Description:  Recruit, coach, and develop successful sales people.  Plans and develops means of achieving revenue goals both for broadcast and digital.  Expand sales in existing accounts by introducing new products and services; developing new applications.  Achieve sales operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to overall strategic plan by monitoring competitive products and feedback from market and forecast sales and achieve goals.  Targets existing accounts to increase shares of business for THV 11.  Builds and maintain successful relationships with clients, buyers, and planners who may have business in the Little Rock market.  Develops incremental opportunities with existing and/or new advertisers as they relate to broadcast, digital and other distribution platforms.

 

Requirements:  Strong problem solving and analytical skills.  Excellent communicator who can sell ideas and solutions.  Must have strong time management and organizational skills; candidate must be able to work in a fast paced, high-pressured, evolving environment.  Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills for motivating staff and maximizing revenue performance.  Proficiency with Excel, Word, One Domain, Wide Orbit Sales, Wide Orbit Traffic- (preferred) and qualitative data (Scarborough or Stowell).  Working knowledge of Microsoft software is necessary, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint.


Preferred:  Bachelor’s Degree in marketing or advertising.  Sales management experience in television, digital or media industry.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Local-Sales-Manager/J3G32J75BQS0V0K1KNN/

 

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MARKETING COORDINATOR

Halff Associates, Inc. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  This position will be responsible for preparing proposals for multiple service areas and assisting with interview preparation and coaching. The individual may also provide assistance with other marketing initiatives such as award submittals, preparation of collateral materials, and public relations activities.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree (BA or BS) in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Business, English, or similar degree.  Minimum of three (3) years of related experience in the A/E/C industry.  Proficiency in InDesign, PhotoShop, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.  Graphic design skills.  Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.  Cooperative team player.  Self-starter, multi-tasker, organized, and detail-oriented.  Possess a sense of urgency to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.  Ability to collaborate successfully with various personalities.  Ability to set schedules for proposal and presentation efforts and keep team on schedule.  Travel may be required, but minimal.  #LI-DS1. 

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://www.halff.com/join-our-team/

 

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MARKETING INFORMATION ANALYST

Garver / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  Would you describe yourself as being detail-oriented? Garver’s in-house Marketing Team is expanding and looking for a Marketing Information Analyst to support our business development pursuits. This individual will be tasked with collecting, processing and reporting on company data as well as verifying the integrity and availability of accurate information.  You will be asked to analyze Deltek Vision data to support our internal proposal team making all records more consistent and complete, and extract that information into useful tables, statistics, and other info graphics. The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of team work, the ability to multi-task and know how to prioritize duties to meet deadlines.

 

Description:  Initiate the entry of new projects and proposals into Deltek Vision software.  Utilize Deltek Vision to input data, update project plans, and run reports.  Monitor the Opportunity Information Center for complete and consistent data.  Verify employee resume-related information is accurate and complete.  Assist with project closeout processes to incorporate accurate data when projects are concluded.  Work with proposal team to locate and extract necessary data for proposal pursuits.  Maintain new and existing client and contact information as needed to make sure all information is entered and duplicate data is not present.  Monitor vendor information to make sure DBE/MBE and other key vendor information is entered.  Create, or support the creation of, required reports in response to business needs.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Four or more (4+) years of related experience

Proficient user of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Experience with Deltek Vision and SQL is a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://garverusa.com/joinus/jobDescription.php?gnk=job&gni=8a7882e85cc924ac015ccbc9b8572524

 

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MARKETING PLANNING MANAGER

Integrated Marketing

Mercy Hospital / Fort Smith

Req. ID:  2017-748819

 

Summary:  Reporting to the Director of Marketing Planning, the Marketing Planning Manager is responsible for the development of regional and local marketing plans that represent their region/communities in the ministry-wide marketing planning process. These plans will serve as the basis of budgetary investment, operational focus and deployment, with a concentration on driving patient growth and retention. This position will work closely with the Community Relations team, local operational leadership and other Mercy-wide marketing teams to ensure coordination and prioritization of work efforts and reporting. The manager will perform all duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the mission and values of Mercy.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, public relations, communications or similar area of study preferred.  Demonstrated track record for success.  Ability to work as a part of team that is both local and virtual.  Strong negotiation skills.

 

Preferred:  Health care experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://careers-mercy.icims.com/jobs/748819/marketing-planning-manager/job

 

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MARKETING PLANNING MANAGER

Integrated Marketing

Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas / Rogers

Req. ID:  2017-748629

 

Summary:  Reporting to the Director of Marketing Planning, the Marketing Planning Manager is responsible for the development of regional and local marketing plans that represent their region/communities in the ministry-wide marketing planning process. These plans will serve as the basis of budgetary investment, operational focus and deployment, with a concentration on driving patient growth and retention. This position will work closely with the Community Relations team, local operational leadership and other Mercy-wide marketing teams to ensure coordination and prioritization of work efforts and reporting. The manager will perform all duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the mission and values of Mercy.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, public relations, communications or similar area of study preferred.  Demonstrated track record for success.  Ability to work as a part of team that is both local and virtual.  Strong negotiation skills.

 

Preferred:  Health care experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://careers-mercy.icims.com/jobs/748629/marketing-planning-manager/job

 

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MARKETING SPECIALIST / DESIGNER

Northwest Arkansas Campus

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Springdale

 

Summary:  The NW Arkansas Marketing Specialist reports to the Brand/Consumer Marketing Manager and supports ACNW’s strategic plan to grow market share and increase Arkansas Children’s brand loyalty in the northwestern corner of Arkansas and bordering states. This position is stationed in NW Arkansas and is responsible for increasing consumer awareness of ACNW, consideration and preference of strategic service lines and promotion of telemedicine in the organization among key NW Arkansas consumers and physician target markets.

 

Description:  1.  Develop strategic relationships and marketing opportunities to support ACNW growth strategy in NW Arkansas and border states.  Assists Brand/Consumer Marketing Manager in development and support of direct marketing campaigns for ACH.  Supports sanctioned ACNW clinical service lines and physician marketing efforts.  Creates database of key alliances and contacts (physicians, health care organizations, large employers, non-profits, community leaders) in geo-targeted areas and maintains relationships via strategic communications and meetings as ACNW representative.  Collaborates and supports NW Arkansas physician liaison for coordination of support and communication with area referring physicians with added focus on telemedicine options and solutions for patient referrals.  Facilitates contact with media sales representatives and makes recommendations on tactics supporting targeted strategies.  Writes copy (including Spanish translation) for multiple mediums: print, radio, television, Web, outdoor, industry trade magazines, brochures, direct mail, way-finding needs, etc. Provides consultation services to ACNW in support of marketing, communications, and promotional needs/activities.  Coordinates and staffs targeted marketing events, conferences and functions.  Supports Brand/Consumer Marketing Manager to maintain consistent branding and graphic standards.  Provides weekly marketing communications updates/progress reports to Director of Marketing, Communications & Branding.  Facilitates photographers in coordination of original, on location and studio photography supporting physician and service line marketing.  Ensures that all necessary internal customer approvals are secured with 100% accuracy and in a timely manner.   2.  Coordinates media relations activities.  Uses judgment based on knowledge of the hospital and hospital policy to respond to media inquiries.  Answers all media inquiries as soon as possible after inquiry is received.  Serves as hospital spokesperson and media point of contact as needed.  Responsible for maintaining relationships with targeted area media.  Coordinates media and provides escort on site during interviews/ shoots as needed, ensuring all patient release or standard release forms have been completed and logged for archive purposes.  Assists in monitoring targeted area media.  3.  Supports consumer market research.  Collaborates with Marketing and Communications team in gaining competitive insight and reporting on physician and healthcare market trends.  Makes survey recommendations for gaining physician and consumer opinion to guide ACNW growth strategy.  Supports Marketing and Communications team in analyzing and reporting on results of physician and consumer opinion research while identifying opportunities for growth and improvement of ACNW products and services.  Coordinates development and continued growth of email and mailing list for direct marketing communications and activities.  Serves as NW Arkansas consumer research point of contact and interfaces with Arkansas Children’s Marketing and Communications in all consumer marketing activities, providing Spanish translation of surveys, focus group moderation, and one-on-one interviews as needed.  4.  Ensures internal communication and collaboration is consistent with hospital service and behavioral standards.  Supports SVP/Regional Services and Administrator of Arkansas Children’s Northwest, Lowell Clinic office manager and HR by communicating activities to ACH Marketing and Communications for internal communications as needed.  Supports clinical, administrative and HR staff to ensure Arkansas Children’s activities and celebrations are carried throughout ACNW, and assists in continual employee engagement and satisfaction.  Provides marketing counsel to improve operations/patient experience and other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations or related field.  OR, four years related experience and/or training; OR, equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Preferred:  Five (5) years total experience;  three (3) years hospital/healthcare experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3035105

 

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MULTI PLATFORM PRODUCER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV is looking for a Producer who can craft engaging and interesting newscasts with creative writing, story choice and showcasing. THV11 Producers  use social listening to find stories important to our community and expand upon them in their newscasts. They must be able to multi-task and be in tune with the community where we live. The ideal candidates are team players, creative problem solvers with strong journalistic judgment, detail skills and an ability to think creatively. Our Producers must be able to skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.

 

Description:  Create unique newscasts that are engaging on air and online.  Write in an exciting, accurate and creative way.  Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.  Develop original content through social listening and digital analytics.  Research facts and credibility.  Enterprise news stories.  Use creative production techniques like graphics, editing and new forms of media to enhance stories.  Lead and inspire a team to work together for a great newscast.  Coach on-air talent to be exciting and engaging.  Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

 

Requirements:  Degree in journalism, communications or related field.  Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content.  Strong social media skills to deliver content and listen for ideas.  Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus.  Organizational skills and the ability to work under time pressure deadlines.  Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Platform-Producer/J3G2NT6T4FR1DFSNG1Q/

 

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MULTI SKILLED JOURNALIST

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Skilled-Journalist/J3J06W6WGYR77NCZV1R/

 

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NATIONAL PHONE CAMPAIGN MANAGER

University Development

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 11

 

Summary:  The National Phone Campaign Manager provides comprehensive leadership and support for all activities involved with the National Phone Campaign (NPC), the tele-fund arm of Annual Giving at the University of Arkansas. The NPC raises funds for all colleges, schools and units; fosters positive relationships with alumni, friends and parents; and communicates the impact of private gift support. In addition, the NPC Manager oversees the Annual Fund website and the Student Philanthropy Council. The position reports to the Director of the Office of Annual Giving.

 

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

 

Preferred:  At least one year of fundraising or call center management experience, preferably in higher education.  At least one year of supervisory and/or volunteer management.  Previous call center experience.  Experience motivating and supervising students.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21218

 

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OUTREACH DIRECTOR

Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families is seeking a new team member to fill its outreach director position. The qualified candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a proven track record in coalition building or political organizing within Arkansas.  The outreach director will develop and implement strategies to educate and engage citizens and organizations around state and federal policy issues impacting the well-being of children, including the importance of fair and adequate tax and budget issues and the positive role that our government plays in creating and maintaining programs that support low-income families and children. Candidates must have a strong interest in learning tax and budget issues, excellent communication skills (speaking and writing), and the ability to work in a team environment with diverse allies.   Conducts statewide community outreach and coalition building efforts on tax and budget issues and other AACF priorities. This position reports to the executive director.

 

Description:  Outreach – Manage the development and execution of AACF’s overall outreach strategy.  Work with the executive director, director of governmental affairs, and staff policy leads to develop and execute policy campaigns for AACF’s priority issues.  Develop and conduct statewide outreach and coalition building on state and federal tax and budget issues and provide outreach support to AACF staff leads on other policy issues.  Develop and implement a strategic plan for electoral advocacy.  Work with the communications director and executive director to develop a strategic communications plan to increase public awareness and understanding of AACF’s agenda and increase public will to support government’s role in child and low-income programs.  Work with the communications director, executive director, and staff policy leads to develop and execute outreach strategies around each publication release.  Staff the Kids Count Coalition and its activities, including pre- and post-legislative conferences, policy cafés, advocacy training academies, and other events.  Monitor public debate and discussion about state and federal tax and budget, health care, and education issues.  Conduct statewide public education/trainings on tax and budget, health care, and education issues.  Maintain and continue to build a database of statewide contacts.  Manage e-advocacy communications using the Engage platform.  Manage the agency’s use of the VAN (Voter Activation Network) database.  Assist the communications director as needed on video projects for blog and social/new media.  Track and document outreach-related activities for grant reporting and internal monitoring, review, and reporting purposes.  Work with the agency’s executive director, deputy director, communications director, and policy leads in formulating and implementing the agency’s work in race equity.  Legislative Support – Provide logistical and operational support for the agency’s lobbying staff.  Assist the director of governmental affairs, executive director, and AACF staff leads in the development of lobbying strategies in specific issue areas.  Coordinate the development of talking points on pending bills in conjunction with executive director, communications director, and AACF issue leads.  Work with appropriate staff to coordinate the release of legislative alerts.  Coordinate preparation and release of weekly legislative updates/summaries to the network via blog/website and email.  Lead efforts to activate AACF’s external network by generating phone calls, emails and other contacts with legislators.  Coordinate and provide logistical support for rallies, AACF lobby “Days at the Capitol” and those held in conjunction with AACF partners.  Provide logistical support for press conferences during the legislative session.

 

Requirements:   The qualified candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a proven track record in coalition building or political organizing within Arkansas.  Ability to understand state and federal public assistance policies, tax and budget issues, family economic issues, health and education, and other issues that impact children and families.  Knowledge of nonprofit partners, community organizations, the faith community and other state and local constituency groups that might be engaged on state fiscal issues.  Ability to direct/lead coalition building, public education, and community outreach on tax and budget issues and other issues related to low-income families.  Excellent presentation and communication skills and the ability to communicate data findings and complex tax issues to external audiences, including policymakers, the media, and the general public.  Proficient computer skills including databases, spreadsheets, Powerpoint, and internet-based programs.  Ability to travel throughout the state on a weekly basis.  Ability to work with a diverse group of advocates, grasstops leaders, and local constituency groups.  Ability to work in a team environment and motivate others through consensus building.  Strong self-motivation and ability to work independently.

 

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

 

Jose Vazquez

Director, Administrative & Finance

jvazquez@aradvocates.org

 

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PAGE DESIGNER POSITION

Daily Sifting Herald

Gatehouse Media / Arkadelphia

 

Summary:  We are seeking a full-time, entry-level page designer at our regional hub operation in Arkadelphia. The hub designs pages for nine publications in Southern Arkansas and Northern Louisiana. Prior experience at a weekly or daily newspaper is a plus. We’re seeking someone who knows their way around Quark Xpress and Photoshop, has an interest in learning basic elements of design and wants to grow and hone those skills.

 

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

 

Michael Jones, Regional Composing Manager

mjones@stuttgartdailyleader.com 

 

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POLICY DIRECTOR

ACLU of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas (ACLU-AR) seeks a sophisticated, dynamic team player with policy advocacy experience to fill the position of Policy Director.  The Policy Director is a member of the ACLU-AR senior leadership team and is responsible for advancing the ACLU’s broad civil liberties policy agenda before the state legislature, executive branch, local governmental bodies, and to assume leadership in related policy projects.

 

Description:  Oversee the ACLU-AR’s policy program at the state and local levels, including priority issue campaigns.  Develop and implement the ACLU-AR’s legislative agenda utilizing appropriate strategies and tactics; lobby members of the legislature, their staff and the Governor’s office, analyze and track legislation that affects civil liberties, draft amendments, prepare and deliver testimony, and identify opportunities for bipartisan support on ACLU issues.  Cultivate relationships with key elected and appointed officials, staff, policy makers and related governmental bodies and leaders.  Coordinate and collaborate with staff to plan and implement effective multi-disciplinary and integrated advocacy policy initiatives, involving a combination of legislative, legal, communication and organizing strategies.  Work in partnership with organizations and build coalitions with varied and diverse stakeholders to further the ACLU-AR’s policy and legislative agenda and represent the ACLU-AR in meetings before various community groups.  Monitor and lobby civil liberties issues during the legislative interim and attend legislative hearings, legislative workgroups and coalition meetings.  Identify and implement strategic opportunities to advance the ACLU policy agenda at the local level.  Prepare policy materials in collaboration with Communications Director, including action alerts, talking points, issue briefs, reports, op-eds and website updates.  Respond to media requests on legislative and policy issues and speak at events and forums.  Work collaboratively with the national ACLU and other ACLU affiliates to advance nationwide policy campaigns.  Attend national and regional ACLU training and staff conferences.  Perform other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

 

Requirements:  B.A. required, J.D. strongly preferred and at least one year of experience in political, legislative, or policy related work, preferably in Arkansas.  Understanding of the range of civil liberties issues and commitment to advancing the ACLU’s values, mission and goals.  Understanding of the legislative process, political strategic planning and ballot measure campaigns.  Experience working in coalitions, including developing shared plans, coordinating external and internal communications and navigating internal political dynamics among partner groups.  Exceptional analytical, research, writing and oral advocacy skills, as well as the ability to articulate legal concepts and complex issues and communicate them tactfully and effectively to a variety of audiences.  Exceptional initiative, vision and ability to develop and implement short and long-term integrated legislative and policy strategies.  Ability to work independently and keep organized in a fast-paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously and adjust strategy to frequently changing demands.  Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across departments and functions.  Ability to work effectively with diverse coalitions and community groups, work across the political spectrum, and value differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ability and socio-economic circumstances.  Commitment to the highest ethical standards of lobbying and professionalism.  Ability to work long hours during legislative session and commute to meetings and events throughout the state, as needed.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit separately letter of interest (please indicate where you saw this job), resume, professional and relevant writing sample (no longer than five pages) and three professional references (identifying their relationship to you and including their email/phone contacts) via email (subject line “Policy Director”) to:  jobs@acluarkansas.org.

 

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PR & MARKETING ASSISTANT  (part-time)

Culturally Connected Communications (C3) / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Culturally Connected Communications (C3) is hiring a part-time PR and Marketing Assistant to support our company in our primary and administrative duties. As the PR and Marketing Assistant, you will be responsible for preparing client files, presentations, and schedules, as well as monitoring relevant media coverage, assembling press kits, and fielding telephone calls from the media and clients.  As the PR and Marketing Assistant you may write and edit media materials, such as press releases, newsletters, reports, and multimedia presentations. You will also be responsible for helping our President/Lead Strategist develop communication strategies based on research and discussion with clients. Other duties may include contacting media outlets to arrange press coverage, events, and conferences, and assisting our President/Lead Strategist in speech and presentation preparation.  This work will be a factor for the smooth operation of Culturally Connected Communications and the attainment of our goals, as well as for the long-term growth the company.  The right candidate will eventually transition to a full-time position with our firm.

 

Description:  Fully support and execute company and client PR and marketing strategies .  Create and curate engaging content.  Communicate and build relationships with current and prospective clients.  Effectively utilize firm and client social media platforms and blogs.  Create and distribute press releases.  Develop and update media lists and databases.  Schedule, coordinate and attend various events.  Perform research and market analysis activities.  Assist in administrative duties.  Undertaking daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activities.  Support C3 in organizing various projects and activities.  Conducting market research and analyzing consumer rating reports/ questionnaires.  Undertake administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the C3’s activities.  Support marketing executives in organizing various projects.  Conduct market research and analyze consumer rating reports/ questionnaires.  Employ marketing analytics techniques to gather important data (social media, web analytics, rankings etc.)  Update spreadsheets, databases, and assets.  Assist in the organizing of promotional events and traditional or digital campaigns and attend them to facilitate their success.  Prepare and deliver PR and marketing presentations.  Compose and post online content C3’s website and social media accounts.  Write PR and marketing literature (brochures, press releases etc.) to augment C3’s presence in the market

 

Requirements:  Strong desire to learn along with professional drive.  Solid understanding of the different social networks.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills (two writing examples requested.)  Passion for the PR and marketing and related best practices.  The assistant is expected to come equipped with a laptop.  Good understanding of PR and marketing principles.  Demonstrable ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines.  Good knowledge of market research techniques and databases.  Excellent knowledge of MS Office, marketing computer software and online applications.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resumes to:  info@c3firm.com.

 

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PREMIUM SEATING ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Razorback Ticket Office

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 10

* 4 open positions *

 

Summary:  The Premium Seating Account Executive is a 16-month appointment to the ticket sales staff in order to facilitate premium seat sales for the soon-to-be renovated Donald W Reynolds Razorback Stadium. The Premium Seating Account Executive will establish new ticket sales business by way of outbound phone calls, in person meetings, e-mails, and social media. This position will process orders through the Paciolan/Spectra ticketing system for Club Seats in the North End Zone and also have the opportunity to assist with Loge Box and Suite sales for the football program. The position will be responsible for weekly and monthly new revenue goals, as well as other projects as assigned by the Assistant AD for Ticket Sales.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Sports ticket sales experience in an NCAA Division I program or professional sports (NFL, NBA, MLB, minor league baseball etc.)  Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.

 

Preferred:  Experience with Paciolan/Spectra ticketing platform.  Experience with Salesforce CRM.  Track record of making 80-90 calls per day.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21274

 

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PRODUCTION ARTIST

Scott Family Amazeum / Bentonville

 

Summary:  Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Production Artist will be responsible for the organization and production of marketing materials (digital and print) including brochures, signage, online ads, branded products and promotional materials etc. working cross departmentally to ensure that all assets produced across organization align with brand guidelines. The Production Artist will also work with exhibit team to design exhibit and wayfinding signage and museum graphical treatments as needed. They will help manage workflow of projects requested from various departments that may be fulfilled internally or through third parties.

 

Description:  Design and create digital and print assets, including but not limited to brochures, flyers, posters, digital and print advertising, newsletters, website and signage.  Work with internal team, independently and with design firm to conceive, design and implement graphics while maintaining graphic consistency across organizational projects.  Build and manage photography archive by taking, editing and organizing photos ensuring that proper permissions have been given by subjects.  Maintain digital graphics assets consistent with brand identity.  Coordinate estimates and production work with appropriate vendors.  Manage marketing material requests and work flow ensuring that all deadlines are met.  Assist with website maintenance and social media updates as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Arts, Design, Marketing; OR, one to two (1-2) years in graphic design and production work may be substituted.  Proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud.  Able to create/manipulate graphics.  Strong photo editing skills.  Proficient at document layout and design for a variety of media.  Basic knowledge of HTML and content management systems.  Ability to help craft and adhere to branding guidelines.  Video editing and technical writing experience a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit application with resume and cover letter via email to Office Manager at:  info@amazeum.org.

 

Application available at:

http://www.amazeum.org/assets/Job-Postings-/employment-application-Scott-Family-Amazeum.pdf

 

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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT  (part-time)

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2017-45922

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR

AA Center for Health Literacy Admin

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-37758

Closing:  July 7

 

Summary:  The Program Administrator develops, establishes and manages the Spanish plain language program of the CHL and provide Spanish health literacy services including readability assessments, plain language editing, health materials development and field testing/focus group testing of health-related materials with Spanish speaking stakeholders. S/He reports to the CHL Director of Programs.

 

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Manages the day to day operations of Spanish health literacy service program including the plain language program.  Conducts Spanish readability assessment and plain language editing on health materials submitted to the CHL plain language program.  Provides oversight on final Spanish plain language products including editorial, layout, and graphics approval.  Supervises Spanish Plain Language and General Health Literacy Students, interns and program staff.  Provides Spanish field testing/focus group testing of health related materials for service agreements and grant funded projects following the CHL field testing manual processes.  Produces high quality reports for the CHL and customers.  Develops new Spanish health literacy services to promote the mission of the CHL including new partnerships within and outside of UAMS.  Develops, grows, and maintains relationships, collaborations, and partnerships with stakeholders in communities, the public health system, medical providers, and other relevant groups.  Evaluates and documents outcomes, both quantitatively and qualitatively; submits quarterly goals, objectives and progress reports to the Director of the CHL.  May perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field plus five (5) years experience in medical interpreting/translation.  Must be Bilingual in Spanish/English (read, write and speak) and be certified as a Medical Interpreter (Spanish.)  Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and organizational skills.  Proficient with MS office suite and Adobe.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/37758/program-administrator/job?hub=6

 

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PROGRAM MANAGER

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22134007

Closing:  July 7

 

Summary:  The Department of Arkansas Heritage Program Manager is responsible for providing technical assistance and developing, implementing, monitoring, and promoting various agency programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Supervises a small to medium staff by interviewing, recommending for hire, training and/or providing training, making work assignments, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. May recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers. Develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates programs including the development of program objectives, program materials, and methods of administration. Provides detailed analysis of program requirements and services to agency personnel and the general public. Conducts, organizes, and participates in special events and seminars promoting agency programs and community participation. Provides technical assistance and information in program area, coordinates fundraising activities, develops marketing ideas, conducts research, prepares grant applications, serves on various committees, and represents the agency at public events and/or with other agencies inside the department and outside organizations. Serves as liaison with other professionals. Performs administrative duties including preparing annual budget proposals, monitoring expenditures, developing long-range plans, and maintaining resource data. Disseminates information and written reports, conducts oral presentations, and writes articles as needed. May coordinate the acquisition and management of public property. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, the program field, or related field; plus three years of experience in a specific program related field, including one year in a leadership or 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=d522a2bb790a631546db0913915d1e87&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=92641

 

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PROGRAM SUPPORT ASSOCIATE / INDIVIDUALLY DIRECTED PROGRAM

Walton Family Foundation / Bentonville

 

Summary:  The Walton Family Foundation is seeking a qualified Program Support Associate to support its Individually Directed Program.  The position calls for an understanding of, or a willingness to learn about Individually Directed work and each of the Foundation’s focus areas. The role requires self-direction combined with flexibility and a capacity to give and receive feedback graciously. Attention to detail is important for this position as well. The Foundation seeks to recruit an individual with good interpersonal skills, a respectful attitude for the work of grantees, and a demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team.   The qualified candidate will provide overall office administration and program support, helping to ensure smooth and efficient operations, and report to senior staff. This position will be located in the foundation’s Bentonville office.

 

Description:  Assist program staff in the preparation and processing of internal grant-related documents relative to Individually Directed projects of the Foundation, including grant inquiry research, grant write-ups, grant letters, grant payments and allocation tracking.  Assist program staff in populating grant-reporting forms and templates. Assist with general correspondence, requests for information, creation and updating of files and records including grantee acknowledgement letters, follow-up reports, etc.  Assist program staff with reviewing financial and narrative reports on grants and tracking progress in meeting grant deliverables, and summarize such for program staff’s dissemination to appropriate Board Member(s.)  Perform operational components of the grants management process, such as assisting with the proposal intake process, verifying nonprofit eligibility status, generating correspondence as needed, requesting additional information of applicants, creating and maintaining database/physical system records, and preparing routine and custom management reports.   Support program staff with research on program-related issues.  Assist with tasks related to Individually Directed consultants, including but not limited to consultant contracts, budgets/expenses and payments.  Work with Operations and IT on requirements for custom reports, online grant cycles, etc.  Assist in scheduling and planning for events such as meetings, travel, conferences and presentations, which may include coordinating arrangements for participants, handling logistics, and preparing and disseminating materials for various related entities.  Complete other projects and assignments as requested by the Foundation’s board, Executive Director, Individually Directed Program Director, Deputy Director and Program Officers.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required.  Minimum of one to three years work experience, preferably in an administrative role in a nonprofit office environment requiring interaction with both internal and external “customers.”  A passionate commitment to the goals of the Walton Family Foundation focus areas and Individually Directed work, as well as the ability/willingness to adapt as those goals evolve.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Attention to detail and problem solving, with a demonstrated capacity to meet deadlines and a commitment to customer service.  Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, SQL Server experience a plus.  Demonstrated organization and time management skills.  Demonstrated capacity to work as part of a team, as well as independently.  Intellectual agility and the ability to analyze, think critically, and understand emerging issues that are directly relevant to programmatic funding areas.  Comfortable asking questions and contributing new ideas.  Unquestionable ethics and personal integrity.

 

Preferred:  Fluency in Spanish.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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PROJECT DESIGNER / ARCHITECT

Architecture Community Design Center

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 3

 

Summary:  The Project Designer/Architect will oversee and execute urban design and planning projects including project publication-ready drawings, models, and reports working in such programs as InDesign, Lumion, Photoshop, Illustrator, 3D Studio Max, and AutoCAD. This position will conduct advanced studio instruction and planning and design projects.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in architecture or equivalent from an accredited institution of higher education.  Strong design/planning and representational skills as evidence in portfolio.  Accomplishment in 3-D imaging software programs as evidenced in portfolio.  Strong research/teaching skills.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution of higher education.  Architectural Registration/Licensure.  At least three years of experience in award-winning, design-oriented offices. 

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20816

 

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR

Make-A-Wish Mid-South / Little Rock

 

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

 

Description:  Plans and implements a comprehensive fundraising program for the region. With the Development Team, drive donation growth to ensure a stable financial base that supports statewide operations including individual solicitations, major gifts, corporate giving, workplace giving initiatives, grants, sponsorships, and internal and external fundraising events.  Responsible for the solicitation and stewardship of assigned individual and corporate donors in Central and South Arkansas.  Supervises and provides coaching and mentoring to the Development Officer, the Development Coordinator and the Community Outreach Coordinator to carry out organizational development goals and objectives. Weekly meetings (phone or in person) as well as at a minimum quarterly travelling to NE and NW Arkansas to coach in person are expected.   Manages regional office operations, including internal controls, financial accountability for contributions, compliance to national performance standards, ensuring sound business practices and fiscal responsibility. Oversees the Central AR Wish Council programs and activities.  Makes Wish Sponsor assignments for waiting wish children on a weekly basis.  Responsible for the solicitation of assigned donors and ensures the proper keeping of donor records. Establishes and maintains excellent donor relationships by implementing the chapter donor stewardship plan.  Represents the Foundation at events and speaking engagements as appropriate.  Builds appropriate partnerships with Board members, event committees, staff, volunteers, wish families, community partners and the public to accomplish goals.  Evening and weekend work and/or travel are required with varying frequency.   Attends weekly Development Department Meetings, quarterly AR/TN Development Meetings, quarterly all staff meetings and one-on-one meetings with the CEO as scheduled or requested.  Prepares regularly scheduled or special reports accurately and efficiently.  Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university.  Minimum five years fund-raising, sales or account management experience. 

 

Preferred:  Minimum five years management experience with remote management.  Non-Profit experience.   Proficient in Raiser’s Edge by Blackbaud.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:   administration@midsouth.wish.org.

 

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RESEARCH ASSISTANT

CPH Epidemiology

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-37897

Closing:  July 7

 

Summary:  The Research Assistant works with other members of the research teams to complete research activities (grant preparation, data collection, data entry, manuscript preparation) required by multiple community-based research and evaluation projects.  S/He must possess strong communication, organizational, project management, and interpersonal skills.  Some in-state travel may be required.

 

Description:  Works with members of research and evaluation teams to prepare and submit abstracts to national meetings, manuscripts to peer-reviewed journals, and technical reports summarizing findings for lay and professional audiences.  Maintains reference libraries, prepares slides and other presentation materials and edits reports.  Collects data necessary for completion of research protocols, including administration of surveys (mail, face-to-face, telephone) and completing interviews with research participants.   Enters data into electronic spreadsheets and transcribes audio recordings of interviews and focus groups.   Prepares for data collection activities; creates and pilot-tests data entry screens; schedules community-based data collection visits; and schedules and participates in research team meetings.  Maintains paper and electronic research files.    Meets regularly with research and evaluation teams to plan and monitor research activities.  May perform other duties may be assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree plus two (2) years of experience as office assistant,, program coordinator, or research assistant.  Valid Arkansas Driver’s License with no restrictions.  Reliable transportation and valid vehicle insurance.  Excellent data entryskills (+50 WPM.)  Transcription skills a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/37897/research-assistant/job?hub=6

 

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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

VCF Finance – RSS Editing & Tech Writing

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-37839

Closing:  July 5

 

Summary:  The Research Associate will assists in developing proposals for external research funding or other assigned reports/manuscripts by providing writing/editing support and consultation/guidance.

 

Description:   The Research Associate will assists in developing, editing and intellectual developmentng proposals for external research funding or other assigned reports/manuscripts by providing writing/editing support and consultation/guidance.  He or she will work with UAMS researchers to edit, improve, critique, ensure guideline adherence, copyedit (e.g., correct errors in grammar, syntax, spelling), and format grant applications, progress reports, manuscripts, white papers and reports for government agencies, and promotional and educational material.  The research Associate will participate in the intellectual development of research grant proposals, manuscripts, and other projects by attending and/or facilitating and planning organizational meetings and providing feedback on the feasibility of a project (e.g., under a specific grant mechanism, for a specific journal.)  The research Associate will meet office deadlines for assigned project and will communicate with the associate director if delays are expected or occur.  The research Associate will provide project management, when necessary, by creating schedules, facilitating deadline adherence, and serving as the general coordinator for a project or group of related projects.  Professional development and other duties as assigned, such as strategic planning, creating project schedule, setting deadlines, and facilitating effective communication and interaction among investigators and staff.  The research Associate will develop and/or maintain professional knowledge and skills by participating in continuing education activities and professional organizations.  He or she will remain current on style, content, format, and general guideline requirements for NIH grants.  The research Associate will stay abreast of trends in the NIH funding environment and grant review process.  He or she will recommend and/or lead process improvement activities.  The research Associate will support the overall operations of the Office of Grants and Scientific Publications (OGSP) with other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Baccalaureate degree plus 5 years of experience in science editing/writing.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/37839/research-associate/job?hub=6

 

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RESEARCHER / CONTENT DEVELOPMENT

PFITR / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Do you like to do research and learn about new topics?  Are you a blog lover?  Would you like to gain experience as a content developer and maintain a blog? Research on the bond market and help us maintain our blog up-to date with current market happenings and other related topics. You can start building your own portfolio of articles/blog posts on the world of finance and the trading market.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://artechjobs.com/job/1314/researcher-content-developer/

 

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RESOURCES MARKETING MANAGER

FamilyLife / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Develop and execute strategic marketing plans for FamilyLife Resources.

 

Description:  Plan strategies and execute $1 million promotional budget for FamilyLife’s Art of Parenting movie launch event Like Arrows.  Managing $600k external agency spend to ensure maximum exposure of AoP during launch.  Serving as key decision maker for FamilyLife in overseeing the activities of Collide Media Group and other outside agencies during the launch.  Planning and coordinating internal channel efforts (valued at $450k) needed for successful launch thru FL channels (e.g. radio promotion, WTR promotion, FL social media, field staff and local support teams, group coordinators, etc.)  Build strategies that ensure $2.2 million lift in AoP curriculum sales over three (3) years.  Consult/advise the content & digital teams post-movie to produce more market-sensitive AoP line-extension products that yield $500k-$1 million in additional revenue over 3 years.  Work with CR team to promote other parenting resources (e.g. P2P, P2I, IYDD, AGCB) and produce $100k+ of additional sales revenue above current FY18 goal.  Build brand recognition through the movie events to stimulate subsequent sales.  Developing strong leadership and interpersonal skills.  Actively and intentionally grow in his / her Christian faith.  Maintain a positive witness for Christ.  Share what God is teaching him or her.  Consistently attend and participate in team / ministry devotional times.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related area of study.  Seven (7) years of marketing experience with specific knowledge of the following:  agency management;  multi-site event promotion;  budget/expense management; and sales goal targets.  Understanding of traditional and emerging marketing channels.  Familiarity with the latest trends, technologies and methodologies in graphic design, web design, production, etc.

 

Preferred:  Movie launch experience a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.indeed.com/job/resources-marketing-manager-0c755cfa23f4e0ed

 

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SALES DEVELOPER REPRESENTATIVE

PFITR / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Based in the Little Rock Technology Park, PFITR is a technology company developing solutions to improve the investment practices of Institutional Investors. We are looking for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our growing sales team. Gain unique experience and insight by helping us build our customer pipeline, maintain existing clients and identify new ones. Our Sales Developer Representative will qualify leads, turn them into new business opportunities, create and maintain relationships with prospects and identify target audiences. The ideal candidate will have some sales experience, be organized and able to report and keep track of records. Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.

 

Description:  Cold calling.  Turning leads into new business opportunities.  Creating and maintaining relationships with prospects.  Prospecting (qualify leads.)  Create strong relationships with current and potential clients.  Finding creative and better solutions to any arising problems.  Identifying target audience. Customer service.  Report/keep track of records.

 

Requirements:  Relevant Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Sales experience. Advanced business writing skills. High capabilities to learn. Computer skills. Strong communications, interpersonal, organizational, negotiation, and decision making skills. Dealing with objections. Resilient attitude.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://artechjobs.com/job/164/sales-developer-representative/

 

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SALES MANAGER

Custom Publications & Online Media Division

Vowell, Inc. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Vowell, Inc. is a multimedia company that specializes in niche market publishing. We are growing, and we’re looking for an exceptional Sales Manager to help us deliver custom solutions to local businesses. The ideal candidate must possess a proven sales record, great time management abilities. In addition, the candidate should possess excellent communication skills and work ethic to build relationships with new and existing customers for print and digital products and a three to five (3-5) year work history.  As Sales Manager, you inherit billable accounts plus assist our sales team in growing new business to achieve and reach sales goals. We’re an office of almost 15+ people and while we are dedicated to delivering superior products, we have fun while doing it. If a family like atmosphere that’s fun and creative sounds like the place for you, then please apply.  The position quarantees a competitive salary plus commission. We offer health, dental, life insurance and 401(k.)   Vowell, Inc. is the publisher of AY Magazine, Arkansas Hospitals, North Arkansas Regional Medical Center, Arkansas Money and Politics, and Arkansas Mental Health Guide.

 

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

 

Heather Baker, Publisher

hbaker@aymag.com

 

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SENIOR DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

University Advancement

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith / Fort Smith

Re-Posted:  June 26

Closing:  July 14

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit letter of application, resume, and unofficial college transcripts with employment application form to:

 

Search Committee

c/o Human Resources

UAFS

P.O. Box 3649

Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649

jobs@uafs.edu

 

Application available at: 

http://uafs.edu/hr/employment-application.

 

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SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES ADVISOR

Winrock International / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

 

Summary:  Winrock is seeking a Senior Human Resources Advisor who will develop partnerships by managing a portfolio of multiple departments (including at least Technical/Program department) and be the primary point of contact for all HR queries in areas such as employee relations, recruitment, compensation, benefits, and performance management. The Senior Advisor plays a key role in expanding and supporting our global pool of talent, thereby supporting Winrock program impact worldwide. The position is based in Little Rock, AR or Arlington, VA and reports to the Global Human Resources Director. The successful candidate should anticipate approximately 10% travel.

 

Description:  Manage full-cycle HR activities such as recruiting, employee relations and performance management for multiple departments.  Advise and assist managers and employees in the interpretation and implementation of company policies and procedures, and compensation and benefits, both domestic and international.  Identify qualified candidates and facilitate all aspects of recruitment and on-boarding to include: screening resumes, conducting interviews, reference/background checks, making employment offers and negotiating salaries, employment visas, employee orientation.  Proactively assist managers in successfully handling employee complaints and grievances.  Provide support to management to ensure HR best practices are being implemented in areas such as: performance management and discipline.  Work on various projects including research and development of policies, improvement of internal HR-related processes to continuously improve the department’s efficiency, and various other HR-related project management responsibilities.  Serve as main contact and HR Business Partner to multiple departments.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field; PHR preferred.

Minimum 5 years HR experience including international recruitment experience.  Previous experience providing HR support with an international organization, preferably in a donor funded environment.  Experience with HR recruitment software and enterprise resource planning systems.  Experience working short or long term in a developing country highly desired.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIST

GWL Advertising / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We are looking for a qualified Social media strategist to join our team. You will develop and implement a comprehensive social media strategy to increase our web traffic and our client’s brand awareness.  As a Social media strategist, you should have excellent multitasking skills to handle all of our social media accounts in a cohesive way. If you have a creative way of thinking and of presenting our brand through multiple social media channels, we would like to make you part of our team.  Ultimately, you should be able to ensure our company web presence is aligned with our marketing strategies.

 

Description:  Design social media strategies to achieve marketing targets.  Manage, create and publish original, high quality content.  Administer all company social media accounts ensuring up-to-date content.  Liaise with writers and designers to ensure content is informative and appealing.  Collaborate with Marketing and Product development teams to create social ‘buzz’ regarding new product launches.  Facilitate client-company communication (respond to queries, get reviews and organize chats and Q&A sessions.)  Prepare weekly and monthly reports on web traffic and ROI.  Monitor SEO and user engagement and suggest content optimization.  Communicate with industry professionals via social media to create a strong network.  Train internal teams to integrate and maintain a cohesive social media strategy.  Stay up-to-date with new digital technologies and social media best practices.

 

Requirements:  Proven work experience as a Social media strategist or social media manager.  Hands on experience using social media for brand awareness.  Understanding of SEO and web traffic metrics.  An ability to identify target audience preferences and build content to meet them.  Familiarity with web design and publishing.  Excellent multitasking skills.  Strong written and verbal communication skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.indeed.com/job/social-media-strategist-7a95310c7cf2d096

 

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SPORTS WRITER

Daily Guard / Batesville

 

Summary:  The Batesville Daily Guard has an opening for a sports writer to help with coverage of high school, college and other local sports. Photography, page layout and pagination experience preferred. The Guard is a family- owned, award-winning,  five-day-a-week newspaper.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resumes and/or questions to:

 

Scott McDonald,

Assistant Sports Writer

scott@guardonline.com

 

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VIDEOGRAPHER / EDITOR

School of Mass Communications

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R97478

Closing:  July 7

 

Summary:   University Television is an educational access channel seen by subscribers of Comcast Cable and AT&T U-Verse in the Little Rock viewing area and available through internet streaming. We produce programs of UA Little Rock concerts, lectures, and campus events as well as events off campus in the Little Rock area. We also produce studio programs, documentaries and short programs.  The Videographer/Editor is responsible for shooting and editing video programs for the cable channels as well as the Internet. This candidate will also be responsible for loading and maintaining the programming server. This position reports to the Director of University Television. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Operate a professional camera to record various programs including concerts, events and speakers on the UA Little Rock campus and Little Rock area.  Edit professional quality long and short form video programs utilizing graphics and audio using non-linear editing software.  Utilize compression software to transfer edited programs into the channel automation system and program the automation server system each week.  Upload edited video projects to the Internet.  Create University Television IDs, graphics, animated opens and slides.  Assist with television studio productions.  Drive to various venues in the Little Rock area to record speakers and events.  Other duties as required or assigned by the Director of University Television.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a media related field and a minimum of one (1) year experience working in professional video production.  A valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.

 

Preferred:  Adobe Premiere Pro experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6273

 

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VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN COMMUNICATION

School of Communication

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

 

Summary:  The School of Communication at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Communication for the 2017-18 academic year. The position is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for up to three years. All visiting positions are subject at a three-year limit.

 

Description:  Visiting Professor to teach four sections per term with the ability to teach a variety of courses, including the introductory course in communication, research, theory, and electives in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise.

 

Requirements:  A Ph.D. in Communication is required;  ABD will be considered.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/3521

Culturally Connected Communications Seeks Part-Time PR and Marketing Assistant

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Part-Time PR and Marketing Assistant Position

Job brief

Culturally Connected Communications (C3) is hiring a part-time PR and Marketing Assistant to support our company in our primary and administrative duties.

As the PR and Marketing Assistant, you will be responsible for preparing client files, presentations, and schedules, as well as monitoring relevant media coverage, assembling press kits, and fielding telephone calls from the media and clients

As the PR and Marketing Assistant you may write and edit media materials, such as press releases, newsletters, reports, and multimedia presentations. You will also be responsible for helping our President/Lead Strategist develop communication strategies based on research and discussion with clients. Other duties may include contacting media outlets to arrange press coverage, events, and conferences, and assisting our President/Lead Strategist in speech and presentation preparation.

This work will be a factor for the smooth operation of Culturally Connected Communications and the attainment of our goals, as well as for the long-term growth the company.  The right candidate will eventually transition to a full-time position with our firm.

Responsibilities

  • Support C3 in organizing various projects and activities
  • Conducting market research and analyzing consumer rating reports/ questionnaires
  • Undertake administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the C3’s activities
  • Conduct market research and analyze consumer rating reports/ questionnaires
  • Employ marketing analytics techniques to gather important data (social media, web analytics, rankings etc.)
  • Update spreadsheets, databases, and assets
  • Fully support and execute company and client in PR and marketing strategies
  • Create and curate engaging content
  • Communicate and build relationships with current and prospective clients
  • Create and distribute press releases
  • Develop and update media lists and databases
  • Schedule, coordinate and attend various events
  • Perform research and market analysis activities
  • Prepare PR and marketing presentations
  • Compose and post online content C3’s website and social media accounts
  • Write PR and marketing literature (brochures, press releases etc.) to augment C3’s presence in the market

Requirements

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive
  • Solid understanding of the different social networks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (two writing examples requested)
  • Passion for the PR and marketing and related best practices
  • The assistant is expected to come equipped with a laptop
  • Good understanding of PR and marketing principles
  • Demonstrable ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • Good knowledge of market research techniques and databases
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, marketing computer software and online applications

Other

  • The public relations and marketing position is roughly 5o percent telecommuting and 50 percent onsite, as needed

About C3

Culturally Connected Communications is a multicultural and diversity marketing firm in the Central Arkansas Area. C3 aims to connect the powerful and useful messages to the communities they impact through grassroots outreach, public relations, and strategic planning.

Send resumes to Info@TheC3Firm.com.

 

Job Opportunities – 06/21/17

AACF Seeks New Outreach Director

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families is seeking a new team member to fill its outreach director position. The qualified candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a proven track record in coalition building or political organizing within Arkansas. Read more about the position below.

Position Overview:  The outreach director will develop and implement strategies to educate and engage citizens and organizations around state and federal policy issues impacting the well-being of children, including the importance of fair and adequate tax and budget issues and the positive role that our government plays in creating and maintaining programs that support low-income families and children. Candidates must have a strong interest in learning tax and budget issues, excellent communication skills (speaking and writing), and the ability to work in a team environment with diverse allies.

Job Summary: Conducts statewide community outreach and coalition building efforts on tax and budget issues and other AACF priorities. This position reports to the executive director.

Special Skills Required:

  • Ability to understand state and federal public assistance policies, tax and budget issues, family economic issues, health and education, and other issues that impact children and families
  • Knowledge of nonprofit partners, community organizations, the faith community and other state and local constituency groups that might be engaged on state fiscal issues
  • Ability to direct/lead coalition building, public education, and community outreach on tax and budget issues and other issues related to low-income families
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills and the ability to communicate data findings and complex tax issues to external audiences, including policymakers, the media, and the general public
  • Proficient computer skills including databases, spreadsheets, Powerpoint, and internet-based programs
  • Ability to travel throughout the state on a weekly basis
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of advocates, grasstops leaders, and local constituency groups
  • Ability to work in a team environment and motivate others through consensus building
  • Strong self-motivation and ability to work independently.

Outreach Responsibilities:

  • Manage the development and execution of AACF’s overall outreach strategy
  • Work with the executive director, director of governmental affairs, and staff policy leads to develop and execute policy campaigns for AACF’s priority issues
  • Develop and conduct statewide outreach and coalition building on state and federal tax and budget issues and provide outreach support to AACF staff leads on other policy issues
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan for electoral advocacy
  • Work with the communications director and executive director to develop a strategic communications plan to increase public awareness and understanding of AACF’s agenda and increase public will to support government’s role in child and low-income programs
  • Work with the communications director, executive director, and staff policy leads to develop and execute outreach strategies around each publication release
  • Staff the Kids Count Coalition and its activities, including pre- and post-legislative conferences, policy cafés, advocacy training academies, and other events
  • Monitor public debate and discussion about state and federal tax and budget, health care, and education issues
  • Conduct statewide public education/trainings on tax and budget, health care, and education issues
  • Maintain and continue to build a database of statewide contacts
  • Manage e-advocacy communications using the Engage platform
  • Manage the agency’s use of the VAN (Voter Activation Network) database
  • Assist the communications director as needed on video projects for blog and social/new media
  • Track and document outreach-related activities for grant reporting and internal monitoring, review, and reporting purposes.
  • Work with the agency’s executive director, deputy director, communications director, and policy leads in formulating and implementing the agency’s work in race equity.

Legislative Support Responsibilities:

  • Provide logistical and operational support for the agency’s lobbying staff
  • Assist the director of governmental affairs, executive director, and AACF staff leads in the development of lobbying strategies in specific issue areas
  • Coordinate the development of talking points on pending bills in conjunction with executive director, communications director, and AACF issue leads
  • Work with appropriate staff to coordinate the release of legislative alerts
  • Coordinate preparation and release of weekly legislative updates/summaries to the network via blog/website and email
  • Lead efforts to activate AACF’s external network by generating phone calls, emails and other contacts with legislators
  • Coordinate and provide logistical support for rallies, AACF lobby “Days at the Capitol” and those held in conjunction with AACF partners
  • Provide logistical support for press conferences during the legislative session.

Competitive salary and benefits. Send cover letter, resume, and references to Jvazquez@aradvocates.org. AACF is an equal opportunity employer.

 

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2017-6968

 

Summary:  KAIT is seeking a dynamic, intelligent, creative and energetic team player to join our Sales Force in the vibrant, growing market of NE Arkansas. Experience in media sales or a related field is a plus, but not required.  The winning candidate will be expected to achieve budget goals, service existing accounts, develop new business and implement advertising solutions for our clients utilizing all of our available platforms.  Candidates should possess good marketing instincts, along with excellent communication and closing skills. College degree in business, sales or marketing preferred. Great income potential and benefits package. If you have what it takes to be the newest member of the KAIT Sales team in Region 8, and thrive in a fast-paced, highly competitive environment, where hard work and excellence is rewarded, please apply online and attach resume. Candidate must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screening and MVR check.  No phone calls please.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6968/account-executive/job

 

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ACCOUNT MANAGER

Design Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:   The PR Specialist is responsible for managing the strategic communication support of our clients by assessing and diagnosing communication needs, proactively devising communication solutions that further the business objectives, and taking a hands-on approach to ensuring their successful implementation. The ideal candidate should work well in a team environment and have the ability to communicate and work cross-functionally with other departments in the organization.

 

Description:  Strategic communication planning.  Developing PR plans that include the use of traditional and social media.  Message development.  Writing and editing news releases, letters to the editor, customer letters and emails, feature stories, presentations, executive speeches and correspondence.  Relationship-building with media partners, clients, and co-workers.  Attending client meetings and presenting where appropriate.  Using research and analytics to drive planning and messaging.  Following and improving upon established processes.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/job/account-manager-95aaf53c2926ab10

 

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ACCOUNT MANAGER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is seeking an Account Manager to manage day-to-day responsibilities of key accounts with team members. The Account Manager will provide an optimal customer experience by having a deep understanding of the company’s multimedia solutions.

 

Description:  Daily interaction with existing agency and direct client business; this responsibility includes maintenance of client schedules on television and online in addition to implementation of special projects and promotions.  Works in tandem with AE, Customer Insights and Creative Services to develop sales presentations.  Attends sales meetings and training to obtain sales, product and process information, and to keep abreast of company products and services in order to articulate to client, when appropriate.  Partners with designated Account Executives in the development of new/incremental revenue.  Self-motivation and willingness to work as a team player are essential attributes. Creativity, flexibility, and ability to change with our industry are also keys to success.  Able to make decisions and solve problems independently in an effort to support the customer.  Assists designated Account Executives with maintenance of contracts, generating avails, traffic, make-goods, collections and overall customer service.  Regular tracking of client audience delivery using Nielsen ratings and digital fulfillment.  Coordinates with Account Executive/Clients to set up new customer accounts, contracts, order entry, and revisions. Checks for accuracy.

 

Requirements:  Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Power Point and Excel.  Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently. Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure. Ability to effectively solve problems. Creative and able to adapt quickly to change. Position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong organization and time management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Account-Manager/J3G2J66YXD6YY87PDHL/

 

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ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT

CARTI Foundation / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Responsible for accuracy of the database, gift entries, pledges, and daily/monthly production reports.  Responsible for the management of daily production processes, documentation and acknowledgements of all donations.  Balances development software system funds and campaigns to the general ledger totals monthly.  Contributes to the overall goal of providing timely and accurate accounting support for the CARTI Foundation.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent.  Three (3) years experience in accounting/bookkeeping.  Knowledge of general accounting principles.  Knowledge of general ledger accounts and their relation to accounts receivable.  Knowledge of preparing general ledger journal entries.  Proficiency in administration of accounting or similar software systems.  Knowledge of fundraising development software, specifically Raiser’s Edge.  Excellent analytical skills.  Ability to do detailed work and statistical reports.

 

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

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE DATA MANAGER

Vice Provost – Research & Economic Development

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  June 26

 

Summary:  The position of Administrative Data Manager reports directly to the Vice Provost for Research and Economic Development.

 

Description:  Fulfilling campus research related data needs by interpreting campus request specifications and creating appropriate data sets, reports, and dashboard tools.  Contributes to the development and support of university research databases and automated reporting systems.  Recommends, uses, and supports various query tools for accessing data primarily in systems on campus that are required to help support the university’s research strategic plan.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in sciences or engineering from an accredited institution of higher education.  Expert knowledge of data extraction.  Transformation and loading (ETL) programming with at least four years of experience in SAS.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree in sciences or engineering from an accredited institution of higher education.  Knowledge in the field of Research Administration with experience using Kuali-based Electronic Research Administration tools.  Experience in creating data sets, reports, and dashboards for university administrators.  Experience creating interactive reports and dashboards from two or more of the following systems: Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, embedded SharePoint Dashboards, Embedded Excel pages.  Administrator experience with Microsoft SharePoint.  Advanced user in Microsoft Office: VBA Scripting, Pivot tables, Database integration (MySQL and SQL), data modeling (in the Microsoft environment) and experience in the DAX Language.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20603

 

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AFTERNOON LIFESTYLE SHOW PRODUCER

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  8331

 

Summary:  KATV has an opening for an afternoon news show producer. We are looking for an excellent and creative writer that knows how to make great afternoon TV. This is a live show and the successful candidate will be able to produce for today and think for tomorrow. We are looking for someone with a great attitude, superior work ethic and a risk taker.  Social engagement with the viewer is a must for this position. The producer for this show will know how to engage our consumers on all platforms. We are looking for a producer that is excellent at scheduling guests and segments. The candidate we select must be able to manage a long term calendar, be able to adjust a show on the fly, react to breaking news, and not be afraid to take chances.  This is not a beginner market. We are looking for an experienced producer that is able to handle a one-hour show daily from start to finish and be able to look forward to tomorrow, next week and next month.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=7716&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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ANIMATION ARTIST

Distance Education

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  June 29

 

Summary:  Working under the Animation Supervisor, the Animation Artist will design, animate, and output graphics and animations for video productions using a variety of visual arts techniques.

 

Description:  The primary responsibility for this position is to produce graphic design elements, graphics, motion graphics and animations for the Media Production unit in the Instructional Design and Support Services unit within Global Campus, as assigned by the Animation Supervisor. There will be an expectation of working collaboratively with other campus units and providing assistance when appropriate. Documenting processes, procedures and remedial action will be a requirement for this position. Professional and technical knowledge will be maintained by reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional development opportunities.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma.  At least two years of specialized training in commercial art, graphic design, or related field.  At least one year of experience in advertising, printing, graphic design, or related field.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in Art, Graphics Design, or Broadcast Journalism from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least three years of experience in video/film production.  At least five years of experience in animation for commercials, training videos, and online courses.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21029

 

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BUSINESS MANAGER

NWACC Foundation

Northwest Arkansas Community College / Bentonville

Closing:  June 20

 

Summary:  The Business Manager works under the supervision of the Executive Director for Development and is responsible for performing a variety of business functions in support of the NWACC Foundation. These functions include but are not limited to: providing oversight and direction of accounting transactions to ensure accuracy, completeness and timeliness, preparing financial reports, manage college leases, bond related activities and other assigned business tasks. The Business Manager ensures process improvement and promotes new tools and techniques to further the department’s ability to produce reporting that supports accurate and timely management and decision-making.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors in Business Administration or related degree. Broad knowledge of such fields as advanced accounting, marketing, business administration, finance, etc.  Five (5) years related experience and/or training CPA.
Preferred:  Non-profit Accounting/Business Management experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.nwacc.edu/postings/7872

 

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CONTENT DEVELOPMENT & SEO SPECIALIST

Aristotle / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Working in both agency and corporate settings, the Content Development and SEO Specialist develops concepts, ideas and copy for advertising, email, Websites, video, marketing materials and campaigns. The specialist writes a wide variety of communications for print, TV, video, radio, email, social channels, websites and campaign landing pages and generates content development, advertising and marketing ideas with other members of the creative team. The Specialist is responsible for raising the rankings of websites and videos in search engines without the use of paid listings. A member of Aristotle’s Online Media and Marketing (OMM) team, the Content Development and SEO Specialist reports directly to the CEO of Aristotle Interactive.

 

Description:  Develops new content ideas that further client/customer communications and marketing goals. Collaborates with creative team on marketing campaigns and projects.  Writes original ads, scripts, page content, news releases and articles.  Proofs corporate and client marketing communications.  Develops keyword and linking strategies to improve website search results.  Boosts rankings by making revisions to website structure and copy. Makes page recommendations for SEO clients.  Researches keywords.  Optimizes website copy.  Makes monthly SEO and content update recommendations utilizing Searchmetrics software.  Completes monthly Searchmetrics SEO and content updates as contracted.  Optimizes YouTube videos for optimum traffic.  Analyzes and reporting on results of SEO campaigns.  Stays abreast of and informs Aristotle staff of changes in optimization strategies and technologies.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Superior knowledge of and experience in technical and creative writing in different “voices” for different mediums.  Professional experience in search engine optimization, proofing, editing.  Excellent communication and presentation skills.  Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.  Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

 

Preferred:  Two to three (2-3) years of copywriting experience.  Experience with search engine optimization.  Experience working in an agency setting.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.aristotle.net/employment/content-development-and-seo-specialist/

 

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COORDINATOR OF COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

Hendrix College / Conway

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Masters degree in a field related to community engagement or career services is preferred.

 

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

 

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CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Onyx Brands / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  Cosmetic brand looking for an energetic professional to be a leader within the organization and provide specific functional leadership within the Creative Services department. The primary goal of the Creative Design Director is to develop and lead the creative design services team and serve as the visual design owner of the brands.

 

Description:  Interpret brand vision, brand equity, brand strategy and project objectives.  Establish clear processes that ensure all key stakeholders within each project are kept informed of project status and are notified of changes in a timely and efficient manner.  Work cross functionally on creation of brand artwork with Store Development and strategic objectives through creative direction and design with Marketing.  Ensure that a high quality of creative work is delivered with strong attention to detail while maintaining high standards and all project timelines are met and projects are delivered on time as promised.  Actively manage and participate in the internal review of all creative design projects.  Lead the development of design and creative tools to increase department and project efficiency.  Identify and guide external creative design resources for all assigned projects to deliver on-time, on-strategy and on-budget.  Ensure the Creative Design Team receives all appropriate information, direction and feedback to ensure efficient and productive use of their time and effort for all projects.  Develop the most effective method of presenting creative to key stakeholders and senior leadership.  ontinually review new trends in art, design, retail/service or processes for use in adaptation to the company’s products.  Manage all design preparation presentations including mock-ups and summaries as needed.  Manage all project organization, archives, design solutions and illustrations.  Responsible for understanding store environment considerations and constraints.  Conducts quality control review including proofing, reviewing creative output and project processes.

 

Requirements:  Five (5) years brand identity  and advertising experience (creative graphic design experience required, including brand design, packaging, logo development, print and digital marketing initiatives.)  Three to four (3- 4) years of management experience managing designers and/or production artists.  Proven ability to manage and influence others, including external advertising agencies/design firms.  Adobe illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office.

 

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

 

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DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR

Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department / Little Rock

Req. Number:  10575

Closing:  June 26

 

Summary:  The role of this position is to design, install, monitor, maintain and performance tune enterprise-wide databases while ensuring high levels of data availability.  This individual is also responsible for the design and implementation of systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets.

 

Description:  Conduct research into database issues, standards, and products.  Design and develop tables, queries, and reports.  Perform analysis and diagnostics to isolate the source of network, hardware, and/or software malfunctions.  Develop, test, and document database server Disaster Recovery Plan.  Develop best practices for data loading and extraction into and out of the data warehouse.  Work with developers and end users to determine needs, design & develop solutions, and ensure adherence to specifications & standards.  Run periodic testing to ensure correct operation of the system in order to maintain data integrity.  Verify compliance with current Division standards and Department policies.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, management information systems, or related field, plus a minimum of eight years of experience in database management;  OR, the educational equivalent to a diploma from an accredited high school plus twelve years of experience in database management.  Working technical experience with designing and deploying enterprise-wide data management environments with a strong understanding of relational database structures, theories, principals and practices.  Proficiency in database administration of SQL Server Enterprise 2012 or above.  Experience in replication and disaster recovery.  SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) experience.  Ability to work independently in most phases of database management. Demonstrate experience in optimization, clustered databases, multiplatform environments, database architecture, email/web integration, and cloud-based solutions. Data Warehouse experience preferred. Experience with various complexities of integration and analytic cube development preferred. Well-developed sense of urgency and follow-through.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://wfa.kronostm.com/index.jsp?SRCSEQ=postingSearchResults&locale=en_US&applicationName=ArkansasStateHighwayTransportationDepartmentReqExt&SEQ=jobDetails&POSTING_ID=77954693984

 

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DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR

CARTI Foundation / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Database Administrator’s primary responsibility is the effective maintenance and management of the donation process in all its forms:  from constituent and gift data entry of incoming gifts, including online, to outgoing receipts, letters and reports.  The Database Administrator must be able to perform complex database processes, imports, queries and exports to produce detailed and accurate reports for use in research, mailings, analysis and reporting, etc.  This person will also establish database security levels for staff and be responsible for ongoing quality control and data purity.

 

Requirements:  Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school.  Minimum of six months related experience and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of, or ability to quickly learn, The Raisers Edge (fundraising and donor management software), ResearchPoint and other Blackbaud products and Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word.  Database experience required.  Excellent time management and organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Ability to problem-solve, take initiative, establish priorities, complete assignments promptly and adapt quickly to changing needs and conflicting challenges.  Ability to work well individually and in a team.  Understanding of philanthropy and fundraising practices preferred.  Strong work ethic.

 

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

 

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DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Open Avenues / Rogers

 

Summary:  The Development Coordinator will provide professional support toward the fundraising and communications goals set by the Development Director, Executive Director and the Board of Directors for Open Avenues. The Development Coordinator will provide support in the areas of donor management, prospecting, research, special events and communications. This position reports to the Development Director.

 

Description:  Utilize fundraising software for donor and prospect information, and maintain donor database and records.  Promote the mission, programs, and services provided by Open Avenues.  Identify new revenue channels for Open Avenues via targeted direct mail appeals of new and existing donors through prospect research.  Research grant opportunities for the programs of Open Avenues.  Research prospective donors for Open Avenues.  Build and maintain relationships with current and potential donors.  Assist in planning events and programs related to fundraising and friend-raising.  Attend networking events to educate the community about the programs and services of Open Avenues.  Utilize social media for marketing the programs and services as well as fundraising opportunities for Open Avenues.   Assist in the development and maintenance of the Open Avenues website.  Assist in promoting a powerful brand identity and image for Open Avenues.  Assure consistency throughout all internal and external communications.  Help develop earned media opportunities for Open Avenues related to new programs, new personnel, special achievements and awards, special recognition of board members and staff.  Issue approved press releases as needed regarding newsworthy events promoting the organization.  Produce thank-you letters, acknowledgements and/or receipts, pledge statements and year-end tax statements to donors.  Reconcile special event gift records with the office manager and bookkeeper.  Produce development queries and reports as requested.  Other duties as assigned by the Development Director or the Executive Director.

 

Requirements:  BS/BA in Marketing, Business Administration, and Journalism or equivalent work experience.  Previous experience in a not-for-profit development office.  Superior oral and written communication skills.  Must demonstrate proven project management and organizational skills.  Valid driver’s license.

 

Preferred:  Two to four (2-4) years experience in non-profit organizations, professional fundraising, philanthropy and development.  Previous database management experience, along with a demonstrated knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software.  Tremendous initiative and the ability to work effectively with a high degree of autonomy or as part of a team.  Previous advertising and public relations background experience.  Must possess a strong work ethic, integrity, professionalism, and discretion dealing with confidential information.  Progressive thinking and strategic planning skills.

 

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

 

Kelly Sampson, Major Gifts Director

ksampson@openavenues.org

 

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DIGITAL CONTENT SPECIALIST

Marketing & Communications

Henderson State University / Arkadelphia

Closing:  June 23

 

Summary:  The Office of Marketing and Communications seeks a candidate to provide creative editorial and technical support in creating, updating, maintaining and distributing content for a variety of electronic channels, primarily the university’s website. This new position would enhance our service to campus clients by allowing the office to take on the centralized management of content related to marketing the university’s brand and academic offerings, as well as continue to enhance the university’s digital identity. This new role also supports the cohesive nature of an integrated marketing and communications team and provides support for the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management as well as academic units.

 

Description:  Write/update content for .edu website including general top-level content, academic content and landing pages.  Write content for email communication, video scripts and other multimedia channels to integrate with the office’s integrated approach to marketing the university.  Edit/proof web content and electronic media.  Maintain existing web content on .edu and correcting errors in spelling, dead links and accessibility issues.  Collaborate with admissions on production of recruiting materials.  Serve as social media backup.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field (ideal coursework would include journalism, creative writing, mass communications, public relations, new media, marketing.)  Two to three years experience in related field; this experience can include internships and part-time (related) jobs.  General understanding of web usability (and why usability matters.)  Understanding of the importance of compliance with web accessibility requirements.  A clear, somewhat-mature digital footprint.  Good writing samples, writing with a voice preferred.  If applicable, link to personal website and/or work done for clients or in other positions.  Ability to write with layout in mind, not just for the blank page.  Familiarity with various content management systems.  Strong appreciation for the human requirements involved in marketing and computer-mediated communication.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.hsu.edu/jobs/Digital-Content-Specialist.html

 

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DIGITAL MEDIA BUYER

Aristotle / Little Rock

 

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

 

Description:  Develops and presents digital media buy plans and strategy documents, outlining key elements of proposed campaigns.  Sets up and launches new campaigns according to client-approved plan.  Strategizes and optimizes campaigns for improved performance.  Manages tracking setup and maintenance.  Manages campaigns on an ongoing basis.  Tracks and manages billing and expenditures.  Acts as a client liaison and manages client relationships.  Generates work orders for new projects and acquires client approval.  Renews contracts with client and recommends additional media buys when appropriate.  Consults with Aristotle’s New Client Development and Producer teams on Digital Media Buy opportunities for new and existing clients and the performance achieved.  Manages third party partners.  Conducts Aristotle staff training in Digital Media Buy skills and software usage.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor degree in a relevant field.  Must have 2+ years of experience in the online marketing field.  Experience setting up and managing campaigns in Google AdWords and Facebook.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.aristotle.net/employment/digital-media-buyer/

 

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DIGITAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

Fay Jones School of Architecture & Design

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  June 28

 

Summary:  The Digital Media Specialist for the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design will create and curate website content; maintain best practices for search engine optimization, such as conducting keyword research, correcting broken links and misspellings, adding appropriate headings and meta tags, and optimizing photos and videos to improve page speed; and measure additional KPIs. This position will work directly with the Director of Communications to understand, create and implement communications strategies for the school among digital mediums, including website, social media, blogs, videos, podcasts and email marketing. This position will also have an understanding of website analytics and make recommendations based on analytics to improve website usability and engagement. This position will support, promote and strengthen the Fay Jones School brand, while ensuring consistency within the University of Arkansas brand.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, or a related area.  Two years of experience in journalistic activities or a related area.

 

Preferred:  At least one year of professional experience writing content for the web.  Experience with the content management system OmniUpdate.  Experience with SEM Rush, Screaming Frog, Google Search Console, Schema.  Google Analytics’ GAIQ certification.  Experience with Photoshop and other media editing software.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20999

 

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DIRECTOR / INNOVATE ARKANSAS

Winrock International / Little Rock

 

Summary:  This position directs the Innovate Arkansas Program.

 

Description:  Oversee management of all program components, including financial, budgetary, personnel and reporting.  Manage program staff to include hiring, monitoring performance and coordinating staff activities.  Ensure overall program compliance with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) contract.  Conceive and implement long-term program and financial goals.  Represent Innovate Arkansas with AEDC, Arkansas Development Finance Authority, the Governor’s office, university and college presidents, the Arkansas Legislature, municipalities, entrepreneurial support organizations and U.S. Government organizations and maintain ongoing communications with these organizations or individuals.  Acts as a liaison between Winrock International, funders, and subcontractors and consultants to develop project strategies, work plans, and budgets.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field.  Five (5) years related experience in administration, organizational and project management with a focus on entrepreneurial business and economic development.  Demonstrated commitment to economic development within Arkansas and the United States.  Experience with proposal development, project development and implementation of programs particularly in economic development field.  Knowledge of relationships, entrepreneurial issues, and resources within Arkansas state government.  Experience with public speaking and training.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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DIRECTOR FOR STUDENT ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT

Academic Support

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  June 23

 

Summary:  The Director of Student Athlete Development reports directly to the Senior Associate Athletic Director. This position will implement and conduct life skills programming that will enhance the total development of the individual academically, athletically, socially, and personally, with an emphasis on enlisting the support of and participation by coaches, athletics department staff, and staff from the Office of Student-Athletes Success.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least three years of experience in programming and support for athletes.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least three years of experience working with Division I student-athletes in life skills/student-athlete development.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20966

 

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DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT

Hendrix College / Conway

 

Summary:  Hendrix College is seeking an individual to fill the position of Director of Alumni Engagement for the Office of Alumni and Constituent Engagement.  The Alumni Director will be responsible for designing and implementing a nationwide comprehensive alumni program. The Director will work as a leader and team member to achieve common goals of the Office Alumni and Constituent Engagement, the Advancement Division and Hendrix College.  The ideal candidate will have a familiarity with and appreciation of the nature of national liberal arts colleges and Hendrix College in particular.

 

Requirements:  An undergraduate degree is preferred, years of related experience accepted in lieu of degree.  Experience in communications and event management is required.  Ability to execute and direct all details of event scheduling and event production.  Outstanding interpersonal skills.  Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Photoshop; experience in BlackBaud Raiser’s Edge is a plus. Ability to work rapidly and accurately under pressure to meet deadlines.   Must be able to work some nights and week-ends.  Willingness and ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

 

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

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

College of Nursing – Institutional Advancement

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-37699

Closing:  July 6

 

Summary:  The Director of Development serves as a major gift officer for the University and is dedicated to the cultivation and solicitation of gifts in support of the UAMS mission. The Director will maintain a portfolio of major gift prospects and donors which may include alumni, patients and friends of the University.

 

Description:  Manage a portfolio of 100 prospects and donors with primary focus on major gifts of $50,000 and above. Successfully engage with donors in cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.  Attain monthly and annual metrics for in person contacts, proposals and funds generated.  Provide coordination of appropriate fundraising materials including, but not limited to, case statements, brochures, solicitation letters, major gift proposals, and campaign status reports, working with Institutional Advancement and the UAMS Office of Communications and Marketing.  Manage annual giving program through consultation with Director of Annual Giving Programs. Qualify major gift prospects as part of grateful patient programs.  Engage with volunteer board and other community groups.  Possess a willingness to travel frequently around the state to meet with regional staff, advisory committee meetings, and potential donors.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in communications, public relations, direct marketing or related field.  Five (5) years of fundraising or related experience, preferably in raising major and mid-level gifts in an educational, research, or health care setting.  Must have a valid Driver’s License.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/37699/director-of-development/job?hub=6

 

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DIRECTOR OF PROCUREMENT

Procurement Services

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R97190

Closing:  June 27

 

Summary:  The Director of Procurement is responsible for managing the procurement functions of the university, serving under the Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance. The director will work collaboratively with university personnel to develop, recommend, and implement policies, practices, and procedures for the procurement operations in accordance with federal, state, and university regulations and policies. Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefit package is provided. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Provide guidance to a department staff of six (6) and university personnel on proper procurement methods in accordance with state laws, rules, policies, and practices.  Develop, review, and administer university procurement and travel policies.  Issue purchase orders and analyze procurement transactions in Banner.  Maintain requisition approval queues to include management and review of “Non-Sufficient Funds” Queue (NSF.)   Administer P-Card program.  Administer CTS travel card program.  Coordinate training for campus users on how to create Banner requisitions and how to review Banner procurement transactions.  Maintain close relationship with other Arkansas Agency Procurement Officials to enhance and encourage exchange of information and knowledge.  Issue bids – IFBs, RFPs, RFQs, RFIs.  Set the goals and objectives for the Procurement Department and ensure their execution.  Assist the university’s contract review manager in negotiations with vendors on terms, conditions, pricing, and vendor performance.  Assist the university’s contract review manager in resolving contract and breach of contract controversies and suspension and debarment issues.  Develop and promote staff development programs for all procurement staff, to encourage personal and professional growth.  Assist departments in preparing specifications for major procurement projects.  Plan and coordinate the distribution of procurement requests and bids, review work assignments for accuracy, assist buyers in specialty areas, and keep staff abreast of state and agency/university procurement procedures.  Meet with vendors concerning new products, notify vendors of procurement policies, evaluate vendor performance, and compose vendor complaints to forward to state procurement office.  Prepare various activity reports, prepare minority vendor report, submit information for budget reports, update item files for mechanized accounting system, and train personnel to submit orders electronically to companies.  Serve on advisory committees on procurement policies, attend seminars to keep abreast of procurement policies, attend staff meetings, and serve as liaison to coordinate procurement activities.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of five (5) years of progressive work experience managing procurement functions in a large organization and four (4) years of supervisory experience.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree and ten (10) years management experience in a higher education environment. Contract negotiations experience with knowledge of procurement and travel laws and regulations of the State of Arkansas. Experience with Ellucian Banner Systems.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6296

 

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DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  Manage and lead all technical and production aspects of Walton Arts Center presentations, client events and in house productions. Walton Arts Center venues include a 1202-seat proscenium theater, a 231-seat variable configuration theater and a 200-seat multi-purpose space.

 

Description:  General Management / Leadership – Serve as a member of the Organization’s management team implementing policy and supporting the vision and mission of the organization. Develop appropriate relationships within industry and community.  Oversee department operational goals and monitor performance to those goals.  Oversee and lead production team for all technical aspects of internally produced events and fundraisers. Work with “Resident” companies to ensure safe practices, enhance their production capabilities, confer, advise and share production personnel and equipment as appropriate. Collaborate with Programming to recommend and contract appropriate talent for select events, assist with creative visioning for events relaying production capabilities. Serve as artistic, logistical and technical advisor for Walton Arts Center’s creation, production and touring of educational productions.  Technical Theater – Evaluate logistics and technical requirements of potential events relative to Walton Arts Center’s capacity. Communicate technical requirements of events to Technical staff. Collect, verify and provide appropriate technical expenses for events and prepare settlement documents for touring companies and clients. Ensure routine maintenance of equipment and production areas of the facility.  Suggest, guide and advise on establishing and maintaining appropriate relationships with visiting touring companies. Ensure production staff provide timely communications to changing needs of touring shows/artists and clients. Stay current with industry standards and needs. Evaluates viability of locations for offsite events.  Safety –  Ensure implementation of a comprehensive stage safety program. Oversee all aspects of stage safety including, but not limited to, open flames, pyrotechnics, air quality (i.e. smoke and fog), rigging, and temporary high voltage electrical hook-ups. Ensure necessary fire/building/electrical code compliance in all stage areas. Provide necessary training to stage personnel to ensure a safe working environment. Serve as permanent member on organization’s Safety Committee, rotating in as chair of the committee every few years.  Client Events – Work with Events Department to determine time and space requirements of Walton Arts Center venues, providing technical expertise as needed. Oversee Technical staff’s evaluation of client events. Supervise design process across all technical departments. Work with other Walton Arts Center departments to provide needed technical services. Provide billable technical expenses for client events in a timely manner.  Personnel –  Lead departmental meetings with staff to ensure open dialog and exchange of information. Maintain and improve the current set of guidelines to measure technical skills, and work with HR Officer to ensure the pay rate schedule for overhires based on those skills is competitive. Continually improve a plan for recruiting and retaining a large pool of overhires. Supervise scheduled performance reviews of all technical personnel. As part of Walton Arts Center leadership, serve as mentor to less experienced members of the Production Department and other departments.  Other – Proficient in Microsoft Office tools, Outlook and CAD programs; experience with venue management and event setup diagram software is preferable. Trained or trainable in CPR/AED/First Aid and Crowd Management. Comfortable working a flexible schedule that is dependent on scheduled events, regularly works 50+ hours/week. A leader who is calm under pressure, well versed in conflict management and de-escalation skills. Adapts well to changing priorities, deadlines and directions and who remains flexible to the industry demands. Proactive; prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, weighs alternatives against objectives and arrives at reasonable decisions. Excellent organizational and communication skills (verbal, written, and active listening skills are all critical.)  Any and all other tasks assigned by management for which the employee is qualified and physically able to perform with or without reasonable accommodations.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and at least seven (7) years technical theater management experience, of which four (4) years is specific within the performing arts or related industry (i.e. technical theater, venue management, or other related field.)  Comprehensive knowledge and practical experience required in audio, electrics, carpentry and wardrobe, in union and non-union houses. Well-rounded familiarity with all aspects of non-profit performing arts management (front of house operations, facility management, communications, fundraising, box office, etc.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Email cover letter and resume (subject line – “Director of Production”) to:

 

Karen Percival, Director of Human Resources

humanresources@waltonartscenter.org

 

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EVENTS MANAGER

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  The Events Manager serves three main functions for the organization; coordinates and executes outside sales efforts for client rental, acts as primary contact for rental clients from inquiry to invoice and communicates needs of events internally, acts as lead event coordinator for Walton Arts Center special events.

 

Description:  Sales – Build and maintain relationships with local, regional and national event rental clients; both corporations and individuals. Negotiate contracts with clients that upsell goods and services that the organization can provide to maximize revenue. Coordinate sales efforts with Development team and Group Ticket Sales to ensure opportunities to upsell an event rental are considered. Maintain database of event sales inquiries through the organization’s venue management software. Lead team dedicated to shaping the presence of event rental information on both the Walton Arts Center and Walmart AMP websites. Work with Marketing to develop promotional materials and create marketing plans for client events.  Event Management – Serves as primary contact for client from inquiry to invoice. Ensure client has executed all necessary parts of written agreement and met financial responsibilities. (Usage agreements, certificate of insurance, signed estimate, collect deposit, send final invoice, etc.) Serves as interdepartmental liaison responsible for communicating event requirements across the organization and recording necessary data regarding events in the organization’s venue management software system. Negotiates with area businesses and vendors to provide exceptional services for Walton Arts Center and our clients. Recruits local approved caterers and maintains those relationships and ensures collection of appropriate commissions. Provides input and assists in the development of policies surrounding client rental events. Research current industry rental event practices, rates and trends to keep Walton Arts Center policies up to date. Works with Box Office team on ticketing services required for client events. Maintain client event documentation; both internal for staff and external documents shared with clients. Review event plans with appropriate staff to ensure safety of setup for patrons and all codes and legal requirements have been met (Fire Code, Alcohol regulations, etc.) Assists Director of Events with assigned administrative tasks.  Special Events – Leads in the creative design and coordination of assigned events and meetings; crafting the aesthetic vision for these events. Serves as onsite event manager for Walton Arts Center special events.  Research themes and stakeholder’s desires; make appropriate suggestions and solicit feedback; execute accordingly.  Keep stakeholders informed throughout planning process and update on budget as necessary.  Keep current on design/event trends in the industry.  Finance – Exercises sound independent judgment while being accountable for purchases within Events budget area. Assists Director of Events and Patron Services in budget development and reconciliation for Events income and expenses.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field required plus three (3) years of live event coordination, with a focus on customer service. Experience in a performing arts environment is highly desirable.

 

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

 

Karen Percival, Director of Human Resources

humanresources@waltonartscenter.org

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Executive Leadership – Administrative Suite

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college program or technical school (or nursing diploma) in business/office administration.  College course work preferred.  Five (5) years administrative support experience.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in business/office administration.  Three (3) years executive level experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Chief Nursing Officer – Vice President, Operations

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Springdale

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college program or technical school (or nursing diploma) in business/office administration.  College course work preferred.  Five (5) years administrative support experience.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in business/office administration.  Three (3) years executive level experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3035616

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Community Action Agency of Washington County / Springdale

Closing:  July 6

 

Summary:  The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the agency, including Head Start and Children’s House. Other key duties include advocating for the low-income residents of Washington County, marketing and community outreach. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors.

 

Description:   Works with the Board to develop goals, objectives and priorities of the Agency. Propose to the board the major direction of the goals of the Agency that will support plans that reflect the priority needs of the target residents and will be developed and supported by the Board and staff.  Provides overall oversight of all agency activities; manages day-to-day operations; assures a smooth functioning and efficient organization.  Ensures compliance with Board-established policies, procedures, federal and state guidelines and laws.  Oversees fundraising and monitoring of the Agency budget to ensure compliance with funding sources. Monitors expenditures and revenue collection.  Anticipates and tracks trends, opportunities and threats related to the agency’s mission.  Facilitates applications for public and private grants and partnerships to carry out the agency’s mission.  Attends meetings and functions necessary to provide support for the agency and its mission.

 

Requirements:  Passion for the mission, values and work of the agency to make a difference in the lives of society’s most vulnerable and underserved members.  Bachelor’s degree required, ideally in business or social work or another human relations field. Master’s degree is strongly desired.  At least five years in a management position, including experience in program oversight, fiscal management, facilities management and administration, preferably within a multi-site operation and in a field related to early childcare, education or families.  Head Start experience, or the ability to quickly understand the Head Start philosophy and model.  Significant staff management experience, managing teams of at least eight people.  Demonstrated experience in a change management environment requiring leadership in defining process and establishing relationships, both internal and external.  Demonstrated experience in program planning, operations and evaluations, and the use of management information systems.  Demonstrated experience managing and complying with requirements of grants.  Criminal background check.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Email cover letter and resume (Attn: Personnel Committee) at:

 

Michael Lanier, Executive Director

mlanier@eoawc.org

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  The Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director.  The Executive Director is responsible for the effective management and operation of the entire organization and the achievement of the annual goals of the organization, financial support and stability, planning, and supervision of all employees.

 

Description:  Establish annual budget and obtain Board approval along with organizational goals.  In conjunction with Program Director and Development Director, approve fundraising and marketing activities and maintain oversight of the scholarship process.  Supervise and evaluate all staff.  Establish office procedures and manage office.  Oversee maintenance of financial activities including accurate bookkeeping/fiscal management system.  Prepare financial reports for Board review.  In conjunction with the Development Director, responsible for grant writing and reporting and fund raising activities not related to special events.  Conduct research and implement organizational improvements on such areas as legal compliance, insurance decisions, etc.  Represent the organization to the community including general public, donors, decision makers, salespeople, and the media.  Accountable to Board of Directors; preparation for all board meetings and committees of the board.  In conjunction with the Board of Directors, plan future programs, projects and services of the organization.  Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree (M.A.) or equivalent; six (6) years related experience and/or training; OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience and five (5) years management experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   http://www.spsfnwa.org/join-our-team/

 

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GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANALYST

Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  373-752

Closing:  June 22

 

Summary:  The Global Partnerships Analyst is responsible for providing the necessary support, coordination, communication and research needs for Heifer’s private sector partnerships.  S/he will report to the Senior Director of Global Partnerships and Alliances (GPA) and will support the GPA team on the follow up requests and next steps for new business development and existing relationships.   S/he will be responsible for project management of partnership initiatives ensuring deadlines, deliverables are met, and stakeholders are informed.  The position will also assist the GPA team with prospect research, proposal development, database entry, report preparation, presentation development and other duties as assigned.

 

Description:   Back of House Support – Support Heifer’s partnership development activities by following up on the prospect and partner needs, including working with Mission Effectiveness, Resource Development Operations, Legal, Communications and other relevant teams to acquire necessary information and materials, continually and as needed. Develop and coordinate activities related to private sector relationships including regularly meeting with cross-functional teams to ensure relationships are supported and follow-up happens, continually and as needed. Generate ideas and identify opportunities to grow existing partnerships, continually and as needed. Liaise with partners and prospects, as needed and at the direction of the relationship manager, to ensure their needs/requests are being met. Provide regular updates to the Sr. Director of Global Partnerships on progress toward assignments and objectives.  Research Partners & Prospects – Research prospects identified by the Sr. Director of Global Partnerships and recommend solicitation strategies for partnerships based on external research and knowledge of Heifer programs as needed.  Produce prospect Briefs in a timely manner as requested.  Recommend specific and realistic paths for engagement, with strategy outlined and programs team identified with specific asks when requested.   Administrative –  Maintain donor database (BBEC) data on corporate partners weekly.  Ensure pipeline and fundraising reports accurately reflect the activities of the GPA team monthly.  Maintain the Our Partners page on Heifer.org through coordination with Institutional Business Development, Foundations and Major Gifts teams quarterly or as needed.  Work with the appropriate internal teams to collect and maintain organization materials for corporate prospects, including organization’s (GPA’s) corporate portfolio, presentations, relevant impact studies, research and program descriptions, monthly. Prepare internal reports for meetings including Ops meeting, Annual Planning and more, monthly or as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Communications, Marketing, or other related field of study, plus five (5) years of experience in project management, accounts or relationship management.

 

Preferred:  Experience and/or knowledge of the coffee, spice, cocoa or agriculture industry a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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GRANTS ADMINISTRATOR

Community Services

Pulaski County Government / Little Rock

Closing:  June 30

 

Summary:  Responsible for the preparation of grant applications, fiscal management of grant funds and monitoring performance for compliance of grant objectives.

 

Description:  Receives input from department director as to need for grant programs.  Researches the availability, application process, eligibility criteria and funding requirements of federal, state and local programs for project funding.  Writes grant applications and ordinances for director’s review and County Judge’s approval for submission to funding source.  Prepares Excel spreadsheets for each grant monitoring all grant receipts and authorizing expenditures.  Prepares required financial status reports for local, state, and federal agencies.  Identifies need for modifications in grant fund budget; prepares budget changes and ordinance amendments.  Maintains grant files in preparation for annual audit which determines if recordkeeping is in compliance with auditing standards and relevant grant, state, and federal guidelines.  Appears before public hearing and relates information on grants such as purpose, status, availability and requirements of grants.  Conducts training sessions to instruct grant recipients as to grant objectives, requirements, performance regulations and other grant-related information.  Performs other related duties as required.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Administration, Accounting or related area.  Considerable work experience in grants administration, fiscal management, program development or a related field; OR , any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.   Satisfactory completion of a criminal background examination.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGN LEAD

Design Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Design Group currently seeks a creative leader who can lead us in the development of big, brand building ideas across all channels. The ideal candidate for this role must be conceptual, strategic, collaborative, and have a passion for the craft of creative development, production, and design. In addition to creative development, a candidate would also work directly with agency copywriters and art directors in choosing photographers, illustrators, models, copywriters, and any props necessary for the development of digital and print communications.  Have advertising agency experience.  Have the ability to take a project from conception to completion.  Create the vision for, and drive the design of, both new and existing brands.  Possess the ability to lead a small group of designers as well as produce and present final projects.  Have the ability to manage a development and production workflow system.  Have advanced skill in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign software.  Be proficient in Macintosh and PC Platforms.  Create materials for communicating visual direction and approach.  Have the ability to express ideas concisely, and clearly, both orally and in writing.  Have considerable interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.  Possess the drive necessary to meet or exceed client expectations.  Possess the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, with two (2) years experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/job/graphic-design-lead-48e70b8bf052a253

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER  (part-time)

UA Winthrop Rockefeller Institute / Morrilton

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Jennifer Pipes,

Human Resources Manager

jpipes@uawri.org

 

Online Application:

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

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Onyx Brands / North Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree a plus.  Two to five (2-5) years prior experience from a technical school in drafting and mechanical design.  Knowledge of and experience using Illustrator, Photoshop and Adobe.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

 

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

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Office of Communications

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R97179

Closing:  July 10

 

Summary:  The graphic designer performs tasks associated with the production of visual communications for the university, including print publications, illustrations, web ads, and digital graphics. The graphic designer reports to the Associate Director of Strategic Communications in the Office of Communications and Marketing. The designer provides concept, design, production, and coordination services for the Office of Communications and Marketing, Athletics Department, Printing Services, and university clients. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Create print design projects including brochures, invitations, stationery, reports, banners, ads, and signage.  Create original graphics for publications, signage, t-shirts, websites, maps, and other design projects.  Work with clients on edits, approvals, and deadlines for projects.  Prepare projects that meet pre-press standards and work with Printing Services to coordinate printing schedules and press checks as necessary.  Serve as a consultant on graphic design concepts, visual branding standards, and U.S. Postal regulations for mailing.  Prepare camera-ready print projects and provide specifications for price quotes.  Create web and other digital design projects that include electronic invitations, ads, banners, reports, and brochures.  Coordinate and oversee photo shoots for visual communications projects.  Manage graphics for university digital message board.  Create departmental weekly highlights report.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in art or graphic design with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in graphic design.

 

Preferred:  A degree with an emphasis in art or graphic design and four (4) years experience in graphic design.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6265

 

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HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  The Human Resources Coordinator performs all activities necessary to process two payrolls. The HR Coordinator performs payroll support and backup tasks, which are essential to paycheck processing and complying with federal, state and local wage and hour standards. Duties include gathering and auditing timekeeping data and resolving related issues; and inputting new hires, terminations and pay adjustments in the system. The HR Coordinator also enters and maintains employee data including direct deposit, tax withholding, and wage garnishments. The HR Coordinator assists with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources functions and duties.

 

Description:   WAC & AMP Payrolls – Responsible for inputting all payroll changes in Paycom before each Payroll runs.  Responsible for assuring supervisors approve timecards and time off requests before Payroll runs.  Process WAC & AMP bi-weekly payrolls.  Prepare checks for distribution every other Thursday.  Create payroll and follow-up reports with Paycom.  Act as a point of contact for Paycom.  New Employee Processing –  Responsible for maintaining Applicant Tracking software.  Process all new hire paperwork for new WAC & AMP employees and input in to payroll system.  Obtain email login, telephone extension, Paycom login, parking tag, & equipment if necessary.  Complete employer verification and maintain I-9 & W4 forms.  Coordinate and schedule New Employee Orientations.  Fax benefit enrollment paperwork to the necessary parties.  Garnishments, Unemployment Notices & Inquiries – Complete all garnishments, employment verifications and unemployment requests. OSHA, EE01, & BLS Reporting.  Maintain OSHA 300 log and report information annually for WAC & AMP.  Responsible for completing EE01 reports and inquiries for WAC & AMP.  Responsible for completing monthly BLS report as requested.  Benefits – Reconcile all employee benefits monthly.  Input any benefit changes into Paycom.  Communicate all benefit changes to necessary parties.   Annual Performance Reviews – Assist with the annual performance review process.  Input all performance review increases annually.   Workers Compensation – Assist Managers with completing necessary paperwork for all injuries.  Assist Director Human Resources with worker’s compensation claims and follow up.  Scheduling Software.  Ensure staff are adequately trained on scheduling software’s used by the organization.  Reconcile monthly statements from scheduling software.  On-going HR Tasks –  Maintain updated employee information (terminations, job titles, address changes, payroll changes, HR forms, etc.)  Update Employee Handbook & HR Documents.  Maintain employee review calendars.  Maintain employee benefits eligibility and employee 403B match eligibility.  Assist with new hire orientations.  Assist HR Team with All-Staff Meetings (quarterly.)  Assist with staff functions (cook-offs, Holiday parties, contests.)  Attend various staff committee meetings as HR representative.  Address daily questions and requests from staff.

 

Requirements:  Requires three to five (3-5) years of HR/payroll experience and an associate’s degree or equivalent training and education beyond high school. Experience with non-profit organizations particularly venues and performing arts would be helpful.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor degree in business.

 

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

 

Karen Percival, Director of Human Resources

humanresources@waltonartscenter.org

 

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HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Director of Human Resources promotes Goodwill’s mission, values, and culture by directing human resources programs and staff. The main functions that this position oversees includes recruiting & onboarding, performance management, training, benefits administration, and employee relations. This position requires that the individual be resourceful and have excellent communication skills and adaptability.

 

Description:  Works with executive management to develop and implement organization strategies that support Goodwill’s values and culture, by identifying and researching human resources issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to organization strategic thinking and direction.  Establishes department accountabilities, including talent acquisition, employment processing, compensation, benefits, training and development, records management, succession planning, employee relations and retention, local, state and federal compliance.  Directs human resources operations by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining staff; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing staff job contributions; maintaining compensation; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.  Accomplishes special project results by identifying and clarifying issues and priorities; communicating and coordinating requirements; expediting fulfillment; evaluating milestone accomplishments; evaluating optional courses of action; changing assumptions and direction.  Supports management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions; analyzing information and applications.  Guides management and employee actions by communicating and enforcing organization values and policies.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related industry required.  PHR/SPHR Certification desired.  Broad knowledge of such fields as accounting, marketing, business administration, finance, etc.  Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree, plus five (5) years related experience and/or training, five (5) to 10 years experience in a Human Resource Generalist role and five (5) years related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with HRIS systems and Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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LIFESTYLE SHOW HOST

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  8332

 

Summary:  KATV has an opening for an afternoon lifestyle host.  We are looking for an excellent communicator, storyteller and writer with an energetic and terrific on-camera presence. This is a live show and the successful candidate will be able to think quick on his or her feet. We are looking for someone with a great attitude, superior work ethic, and a creative mind.  Social engagement with the viewer is a must for this position. The host for this show will know how to engage our consumers through all aspects of social media. We are looking for a host that will be involved in every aspect of the show from writing, producing, social media and scheduling guests and segments. The successful candidate must possess a great live presence and excellent adlibbing skills.  You must be able to work off script and be able to engage in live relevant and compelling conversations with guests.

 

Requirements:  Solid reporting experience is required.  Previous news anchoring experience (beyond college) is required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=7717&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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LOCAL SALES MANAGER

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  8355

 

Summary:  KATV-TV is looking for a Local Sales Manager. The position will be responsible for leading and motivating a team of experienced account executives, including hiring, training, and evaluations. You must have the skills to excel with agency and new business development; create plan and execute sales strategies and incentives; achieve revenue and share of market goals. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in digital, new business and NTR development. If you are a highly competitive, team player, this is the job for you.

 

Description:  Collaborate with General Sales Manager in recruitment, training, and effective management of local sales team. Oversight of new local business efforts, including accountability for new business sales goals and inventory management. Grow relationships with local advertisers. Assist in inventory management and pricing.

 

Requirements:  At least three (3) years broadcast sales experience, with televisions sales and management experience preferred. Proven success in developmental business and multimedia platforms including web and mobile applications. Thorough knowledge of ratings and the ability to create presentations utilizing comparative values. College degree preferred. Computer software (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.) competency required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=7740&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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LOCAL SALES MANAGER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 seeks an experienced Local Sales Manager to lead and motivate the local sales team. This position is responsible for leading a sales strategy that will focus on the development of new enterprise business to successfully deliver customer solutions through an integrated suite of media platforms including television, digital, mobile and other emerging products.   The Local Sales Manager will be responsible for developing a strong, forward thinking sales team and will successfully work with all levels of the Little Rock business community. The position reports to the Director of Sales.

 

Description:   Drive new business development efforts to increase number of new enterprise accounts to ensure sales team meets and exceeds all sales revenue goals.  Recruit, hire, onboard, train and develop new sales hires; effectively manage, develop and motivate existing sales team.  Develop strong relationships with local advertisers.  Manage key local accounts with account executives.  Identify market potential through lead generation and qualification.  Accurately identify, monitor and forecast sales and marketing trends for key business segments.  Complete appropriate business activity reports and forecasts as required.  Review and adjust metrics to monitor sales/market share change.  Expand sales in existing accounts by introducing new products and services and developing new client solutions.  Achieve sales operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to overall strategic plan by monitoring competitive products and feedback from market.  Assess sales team in different situations; provide timely/relevant coaching and conduct/recommend appropriate training.  Supports sales staff with ride along coaching, participating in client meetings, developing proposals and other aspects of the full sales process.  Recommends creative ideas that improve the company’s competitive position and the bottom line.  Develops creative and effective customer focused solutions using all media platforms.

 

Requirements:   Proven track record as a broadcast account executive or sales manager. Documented record of exceeding activity and revenue goals. Knowledge of all facets of digital sales and marketing.  Ability to think and lead strategically. Proven thought leader and problem solver.  Effective driver of integrated revenue and strategy.  Ability to prioritize critical functions to ensure individual and team success.  Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.  Proficiency with Excel, Word, Wide Orbit and Nielsen desirable. Advanced CRM system experience; Salesforce.com experience desirable.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or related field.  Five (5) years of media sales experience.  Two (2) years of sales management experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Local-Sales-Manager/J3F5LD6SQ8G8B3DV9B7/

 

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MANAGER OF BUSINESS INSIGHT

Simmons Bank / Little Rock

Req. ID:  2017-1936

 

Summary:  Manage and lead the development and implementation of enterprise wide business intelligence and analytic software solutions. This position will be heavily involved in developing centralized reporting and analytical tools to provide efficient, transparent, and standard management reporting across all lines of business.  This position will also be responsible for driving analytics and reporting around sales and profitability to provide sound data that management can use to establish strategic growth initiatives.

 

Description:  Partner with IT, lines of business, and management to ensure alignment of data reporting and analytical development with the business line strategy.  Aid in the design, development and analytic implementation of enterprise analytics to improve business efficiency, operations, and financial analysis.  Manage construction and demonstrate expertise in managing data warehouse, ETL development.  Build statistical models, perform testing and validation of data sets, develop protocols for reporting programs.  Develop processes with business unit managers, product managers or subject matters experts to determine reporting needs.  Create data visualizations that convey accurate and relevant analysis to technical and non-technical audiences including high level decision makers.  Assist in determining the meaning of the data and how a business unit can apply it to improve its processes.  Document the types and structure of the business data (logical modeling.)  Oversee the mapping and tracing data from system to system in order to solve a given business or system challenge.  Oversee the creation of dashboard reports tailored to job roles or department preferences.  Work with DBA on structuring, mapping, validating, and harmonizing the data so that it can be used for reporting needs.  Ensures all departmental documents and activities are performed in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures as applicable to this position, including completion of required compliance training.  Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Requirements:  BS/BA degree (four year) from an accredited university/college preferably in computer science, mathematics, or economics.  Four to six years of experience in the area of business and data analysis.  Two to four year of experience in using various query tools against databases to analyses data quality and content.  An understanding of a variety of modeling and/or diagramming techniques, with the ability to create process flow diagrams and the ability to read data flow.  Banking and/or financial experience a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-simmonsbank.icims.com/jobs/1936/mgr-of-business-insight/job

 

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MANAGER OF VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  The Manager of Volunteer Programs will oversee the recruitment, training and retention of a large pool of community volunteers with a focus on fulfilling the customer service mission of the organization. As the head administrator of the volunteer program, it is essential the Manager possess exceptional communication skills, verbal and written, and the ability to efficiently and effectively maintain a program that provides accountable, knowledgeable, trained volunteers to the organization. Simultaneously the Manager, along with the rest of the Patron Services team, must create an appreciative and enjoyable experience for those who generously offer their time in service to Walton Arts Center. Manager will act as the voice of the volunteers, representing their best interests in organizational decision-making.

 

Description:  Recruitment –  Research and contact potential sources of volunteers (retirement communities, University clubs, civic organizations, other non-profit volunteer associations, etc.) Give presentations throughout community about WAC volunteer opportunities.  Interview potential volunteers, disseminate info regarding expectations. Oversee advertising of volunteer program through Communications department. Encourage word of mouth advertising with existing volunteers and staff.  Training –  Lead team in design and development of training programs and info sessions for volunteers throughout the year including, but not limited to, the following areas: safety and security; customer service/incident management; ticketing policy and procedure; concessions; donor lounge; wayfinding/tour guide training; art gallery/ docent training; company HR policies (accident reports, sexual harassment, discrimination, etc.); and seasonal previews of upcoming programs/events. Maintain active training for seasoned volunteers to ensure their knowledge and practice is always current. Oversee editing and production of volunteer manual/policy documentation and dissemination. Identify and train Volunteer Captains whose primary job is to be the onsite contact for volunteers during event shifts and oversee their job performance.  Retention – Provide regular communication with volunteers keeping them apprised of happenings in the organization, making volunteers feel included. (newsletter, Facebook group, etc.) Oversee volunteer appreciation marketing efforts in programs, print, social media, etc. Plan, lead and implement volunteer social activities and appreciation events throughout the year. Regularly evaluate volunteer perks for their desirability and effectiveness in helping keep volunteers interested, happy and engaged. Adjust as needed. Regularly solicit feedback on the program from existing volunteers through survey or other such means that allow for trackable data.  Administration –  Oversee/participate in scheduling of volunteer assignments with focus on providing opportunity for cross-training as warranted/desired by volunteer. Evaluate policies and procedures for volunteers; make suggestions to team and develop best practices moving forward. Maintain or oversee maintenance of records on every volunteer (hours worked, start and end dates, trained skills, dates of training, perks earned, etc.) Maintain budget for volunteer program including advertising and promotion, equipment/uniform maintenance, appreciation events, recruitment needs, etc. Oversee and communicate with other departments regularly with regard to the tools volunteers must use to do their jobs (functionality of ticket scanners, current stock of programs, any program inserts required to be stuffed for upcoming shows, etc.) Schedule and lead regular Volunteer Captains meetings. Participate in active discussion and problem solving as a member of the Events & Patron Services team.  Supervise Administrative Assistant for Volunteer Programs (Part-time), assign work, approve time cards and provide regular feedback on job performance in addition to formal annual evaluations. Research industry trends and apply pertinent findings to current work. Any and all other tasks assigned by management for which the employee is qualified and physically able to perform with or without reasonable accommodations.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Human Resources, Social Work, Non-Profit Management or a related field. Equivalent professional experience of 3 years or more will be considered in lieu of degree.  Previous experience both in supervising volunteers and directing a volunteer program.

 

Preferred:  Previous experience in a non-profit/arts organization.  Certified Volunteer Manager or equal training.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Email cover letter and resume (subject line – “Manager of Volunteer Programs”) to:

 

Karen Percival, Director of Human Resources

humanresources@waltonartscenter.org

 

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MARKET MANAGER / ARKANSAS

Boston Beer Company / Little Rock

 

Summary:    We are currently hiring for our next Market Manager in Arkansas.   The Market Manager (MM) is responsible for driving Boston Beer’s sales volume and market goals through the wholesaler(s) and to the market’s respective account base. The MM is accountable for increasing the availability and visibility of the BBC’s portfolio in the market while working closely with the On and Off Premise National Account teams to drive National programs to the account level. The MM must deliver the annual tactical plan to each wholesaler while managing resources to budget. The MM must accomplish these goals while adhering to BBC’s selling process and skills.

 

Description:  Wholesaler Management & Planning – Must be able to timely and successfully organize and deliver the tactical plan via planning and review meeting to the wholesaler(s) including: volume, distribution and visibility, and programming goals.  Objectives and tactics to achieve goals.  Inventory and POS management.  Market Management & Development – Must be able to maintain and grow current business while identifying and closing new business opportunities by identifying and calling on core accounts.  Identifying and prioritizing opportunities for incremental volume.  Developing tactics to close identified opportunities through wholesaler.  Building and maintaining professional business relationships with key accounts to include: ownership/management.  Selling & Negotiating Skills – Must know and practice the BBC’s selling process and selling skills to include sales call procedures, process, and selling skills.  Establishing goals, creating a selling story, anticipating and handling objections.  Bracketing, concession management and negotiation tactics.  Portfolio selling.  Understanding and supporting wholesaler’s needs through solution based selling.  Merchandising – Supports brands in conjunction with the wholesaler through executing POS programs at retail to standard.  Maintaining proper brand positioning to standard.  Executing the BBC’s freshness standards.   Promotions – Creates and assists with executing impactful promotions at On and Off Premise accounts.   Communication – Effectively communicates internally and externally through creating and delivering impactful wholesaler and BBC presentations.  Wholesaler(s) correspondence through commitments, benchmarking, and recapping.  Communication of inventory needs to the wholesaler network and the BBC’s Operations team.  Motivating/Team Building – Lead and have strong working relationships by establishing rapport with wholesaler’s middle and upper level management.  Instilling commitment and enthusiasm for high levels of performance.  Knowledge – Must be current and fluent in brand styles, brand priorities, national programs and brand strategy.  Romancing all products to include style, ingredients and pairings.  Brewing process and beer history.  Beer industry trends and current market trends.  Wholesaler structure, portfolio, and personnel.  Market and competitors to include: distribution and volume trends, market share, wholesaler network, supplier network.  BBC sales data to include: sales trends, opportunity gaps, customers, competitive activities, and BBC/wholesaler activities that affect the market.  IRI, Cognos, and other data sources to evaluate BBC business and make recommendations to retailers, BBC and wholesalers.  Knowledge of competitive brands and pricing.  Administration – Deliver and manage transactional activities/tasks by deadlines.  Budget Management – Must stay within all allocated budgets.  Manage wholesaler’s(s) LKMTG and POS budgets.  Manage personal Travel &Expense budget.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Three to five (3-5) years consumer package sales.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://bostonbeer.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1700006X&tz=GMT-05%3A00

 

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MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST

Delta Dental of Arkansas / Sherwood

Req. Number:  1170

 

Summary:  Are you a storyteller who thrives on discovering new ways of explaining the value of health and wellness to clients, prospects and stakeholders? Can you can translate complex concepts into clear and concise short form copy for all channels, on and offline? Can you efficiently surf social networks to engage health care influencers? Our ideal candidate is someone with a strong background in health care or employee benefits writing, communications, content marketing, media outreach, and influencer relationship management.  This is a great opportunity for a communications professional who wants to work at a successful and growing oral health care leader with a mission-driven and energetic culture. You’ll be part of a team that builds a marketing and communications function from the ground up at a business oriented non-profit in the oral health care industry.   We are looking for an accomplished communications professional who takes initiative and digs into all aspects of challenging content development opportunities. You have a positive attitude and are willing to explore health care topics with vigor and a sense of ownership. You must be energetic, driven, thoughtful, collaborative, and a master of using writing to elevate brand awareness and lead generation.

 

Description:  Content Creation & Implementation –  Collaborate with Delta Dental departments (sales, account management, professional relations, operations, customer service and legal/compliance) to create and maintain content calendars for key audiences, produce and manage detailed communication plans outlining key messages and target dates, and create, distribute and evaluate performance of all communications (emails, newsletters, surveys, customer journey content, etc.)  Writing content for all collateral (flyers, brochures, emails, presentations) for use by the Delta Dental sales and account management team.  Partner with Digital Marketing lead on developing content for inbound marketing activities (web site content, email content, checklists, webinars, infographs, video scripts, white papers, etc.) for all stages of the buyer journey.  Collaborate with the Human Resources team on developing an employee communications plan for all Delta Dental employees including an annual employee communications survey.  Social Media Management – Delta Dental of Arkansas is a member of a social media collaborative (with other Delta Dental plans across the country) which produces 90% of the content for our social media channels and our blog. The Strategist will have primary responsibility of being an active member of this collaborative to ensure developed content supports Arkansas’ social media strategies, plans and deliverable to meet company awareness and lead generation goals. Additionally, the Strategist will:  create and curate local content not created by the social media collaborative including copy updates, images, and video; develop new strategies and outreach campaigns to engage Delta Dental’s target audiences; track social media analytics, with attention to spotting trends and opportunities that inform strategic decisions related to content; stay up-to-date with existing and emerging channels; and develop ideas and concepts for testing new ideas and channels.   Media Relations – Draft, edit and distribute media materials, including press releases, media advisories and media kits.  Build and maintain relationships with reporters and bloggers, and respond to media inquiries.  Identify and leverage new media opportunities.  Maintain media coverage files and up-to-date lists of media contacts.  Corporate Giving Program Management –  Promote Delta Dental’s Corporate Giving program to organizations and initiatives across Arkansas.  Review submissions to the Corporate Giving program and make recommendations monthly to the program steering committee.  Manage inventory and in-kind donation of oral health promotional items (toothbrushes, mouth guards, etc.)

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or public relations, five (5) years related experience, advanced experience working with PowerPoint and word processing. Will accept any suitable combination of education, training or experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www3.apply2jobs.com/DeltaDental/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=1170&CurrentPage=1

 

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MARKETING & PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR

KHLR 106.7 FM – The Ride

Signal Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Signal Media of Arkansas is seeking a full time marketing and promotions expert available for immediate hire for KHLR – 106.7 The Ride FM. The applicant needs to be conscientious, motivated and extremely organized. The candidate should have an excellent work ethic, be very creative, and have a working knowledge of all forms of marketing including a thorough familiarity with all social media platforms. If you can help lead 106.7 The Ride to reach its fullest potential to be one of the most listened to radio stations in the state, please apply.

 

Requirements:  Preferred candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in marketing or similar experience. Some nights and weekends will be required. A valid driver’s license is also required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume to:  hr@signalmedia.com.

 

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MARKETING BRAND MANAGER

Onyx Brands / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  As our Brand Manager you will play a key role in the creation and execution of brand initiatives to drive brand growth and create consumer demand. You will conduct market research to aid in the development and execution of brand marketing plans. You will be instrumental in the integrated marketing process and assist in leading processes that enable timely and efficient execution of cross-functional teams to deliver projections efficiently. You’ll contribute to the team’s development of strategy, implementation of evolution of plans for the beauty landscape. You will be the team manager as it relates to your brand and will be expected to drive excitement about brand initiatives and drive productivity of projects within you team.

 

Description:  Maintain brand integrity in product creation, sourcing, costing and samples.  Uphold brand integrity in design, packaging, and presentations.  Timely completion of all brand projects and initiatives.  Maintain organized and accurate paperwork as it relates to brand management.  Monthly competitive analysis and store visits with written re-caps to team.  Responsible for maintaining company standards (Product/Packaging.)  Travel-Domestic/Internationally as Needed — Min of 2 — 4 weeks in China each year.  Comply with Federal packaging regulations for US and Canada.  Requires at least a 50 hour work week to manage business.

 

Requirements:  Associates or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Two (2) years retail, beauty, cosmetic or personal care industry a must.  Two (2) years experience in consumer marketing, marketing planning, or marketing implementation experience.  Two to four (2-4) years of project management experience.  Solid understanding of all brands within the beauty industry and beauty trends in the marketplace.  Great understanding of social media and the digital landscape.  Understand the competitive market, customers and retail trends. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including meeting facilitation and presentations.  Ability to lead initiatives and project teams.  Ability to balance creativity with organization and discipline in a fast-moving environment.  Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint.  Strong leadership skills; the ability to manage multiple projects and meet many deadlines.  Two to four (2-4) years  of project management experience.  Must have excellent communication skills and be able to work in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment.  Must have a great daily outlook that positively impacts the workplace environment.

 

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

 

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MARKETING DATABASE SPECIALIST

Oaklawn Gaming / Hot Springs

 

Summary:  This position reports to the Marketing Database Manager.  The ideal candidate will assist the manager in analyzing marketing and gaming data, maintaining the database, ensuring the integrity of data, assist with direct mail initiatives, assisting guests, creating and producing timely reports and other projects as assigned.

 

Requirements:  High School Graduate or GED; Computer, Math or Business college required.  Strong database and analytical skills.  One to three (1-3) years of working experience.  Accurate and detailed oriented.  Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.  Must be personable, outgoing, and capable of working in a small team.  Must have ability to work on multiple detailed oriented tasks simultaneously, hitting critical deadlines.  Experience involving techniques in handling large, complex data.  Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite.  Superior guest service and interpersonal skills.   Professional, well groomed appearance.  Ability to communicate professionally with various departments and levels of management.  Ability to resolve problems/conflicts in a mature, diplomatic and tactful manner.  Ability to read, write and communicate in English.  Ability to obtain and maintain ARC and EGS licensing.  Applicant must be 21 or older.

 

Preferred:  Previous experience working in a gaming environment.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/Oak1005/JobBoard/b97d1dee-b29e-d4fe-ba44-a5a804651d90/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=4e49bb15-4b0c-4f54-8298-04233e1eee56

 

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MARKETING PRODUCER

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2017-6902

 

Summary:  KAIT is seeking a Marketing Producer. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with hands on knowledge and experience in the production field. Non-linear editing experience is a must, (Premiere Pro preferred) experience shooting in studio and in the field, strong writing skills and knowledge of proper lighting techniques.  This person will be expected to be a team player and take part in all aspects of promotion and marketing, work closely with sales and clients to conceptualize, write, shoot and edit commercials. This position reports directly to the Marketing Director. Must have a clean driving record and pass a drug screening test. Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume with cover letter.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6902/marketing-producer/job

 

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MARKETING SPECIALIST

4-H Center

UA Cooperative Extension Service / Ferndale

Position Number:  N32007

 

Summary:  This position will be responsible for marketing and communications for the Arkansas 4-H Center. Including but not limited to: Social media, covering trade shows and booths, contacting previous and potential clients, working with University of Arkansas Extension staff to hold events at the 4-H Center.

 

Description:  Creates photography and videos for website, advertisements, and general marketing. Reviews and offers suggestions on the tone, appearance and overall presentation for communications of promoting the 4-H Center.  Administers marketing and communications budget.  Assists the Director in maximizing revenue yields from 4-H Center users.  Develop and implement sales and marketing plan that includes both internal and external sales and results in targeted increases.  Solicits new and existing groups to meet revenue goals.  Prepares information for requested reports for the 4-H Center Director.  Identifies target markets and develops marketing and sales plans to secure new business and develops tools to measure results.  Maintains accurate sales and forecast reports.  Coordinates participation at sales, trade shows, business expos, etc.  Utilizes the reservation and contact management software.  Coordinate the Center’s social media presence.  Serve as the Center’s media liaison and produce media releases, notices, and other content to support a statewide visibility.  May provide coverage for weekend and/or evening service or events.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Promotions, or related field of study is required. Must agree to a background check authorizing release of relevant Arkansas Child Abuse & Neglect Central Registry records.

 

Preferred:  Experience with marketing/communications preferred. Experience with promoting through social media: i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Hootsuite, Twitter, etc. Experience writing for articles, publications, and news reports. Experience working with advertising design and templates. Experience working with potential clients of the Vines Center ex: non-profits, businesses, specialty organizations, youth organizations, coordination with teachers, etc.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uaex.edu/postings/6179

 

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MEDIA COORDINATOR

KFSM 5

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2017-45864

 

Summary:  The primary focus of the Media Coordinator is to operate the technical equipment used to produce and transmit video and audio signals for multi-channel programming.  Responsibilities include technical direction, audio operation, and signal monitoring; ability to operate computer terminal equipment, including automation, video server technology and other recording equipment; and the ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve technical difficulties associated with the operation of technical equipment.

 

Description:  Serves as a director/technical director and/or operates audio equipment for newscasts productions. Knowledge of Ross/Overdrive automation systems a plus.  Operates technical equipment and identifies equipment problems and malfunctions.  Must have ability to analyze situations and find alternative methods to work around malfunctions.  Reads, analyzes and interprets monitoring devices used for audio and video production to assure high quality signals are transmitted to our viewers.  Video monitoring includes picture monitors and wave form monitor scopes.  Reads and interprets program logs, work orders, production schedules, and FCC regulations.  Demonstrates knowledge of computer operating systems, operating software and user interfaces with multi-channel operations for video servers, master control automation systems, station remote control systems and traffic systems.  Handles live operational situations; takes commands and cues, and reacts appropriately.  Controls news microwave systems.  Aligns satellite receivers and antennas.  Maintains signal quality and proper levels throughout studio equipment in accordance with good engineering practices set by the Chief Engineer/Director Operations.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent.  Minimum two (2) years in news production, news technical direction, and/or news audio production.  Technical school training and experience with operational systems and equipment will enhance performance success.  Knowledge of FCC regulations regarding quality standards and emergency announcements required.  Ability to type, use computers, and other such equipment. Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one.)  Must be willing to submit to a background check.  Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

 

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

 

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MEMBER DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Little Rock Regional Chamber / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Little Rock Regional Chamber is seeking commissioned Member Development Directors to share the mission of the chamber in the business community and help develop and enroll new members. The position is a mix of salary and commission. Qualified applicants should be energetic, enthusiastic, and have strong communication skills. Previous sales experience is a plus, but not required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Graham Cobb, Chief Operating Officer

gcobb@littlerockchamber.com

 

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MULTIMEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

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

 

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MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  8333

 

Summary:  KATV has an opening for an Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). We are looking for a solid live storyteller that can take the top daily story and deliver it in a relevant and compelling way. This individual will be responsible for shooting and edit their own video, write stories for web, and on-air broadcast with limited supervision. Social engagement with the viewer is a must for this position. The MMJ for this show will know how to engage our consumers on all platforms.  This is not a beginner position. We are looking for the candidate that can deliver hard news live shots and be able to change and do live shots that show personality.

 

Description:  Shoot, edit, write, and produce news stories.  Suggest story ideas.  Be alert of upcoming community events.  Must be able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.  Excellent writing and editorial judgment.  Must be a self-starter.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=7718&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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NATIONAL SALES ASSISTANT

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is seeking a full-time National Sales Assistant. The successful candidate will directly support our National Sales Manager, executing the day-to-day responsibilities of a high-volume, national account list. Must be detail oriented and have the ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment.

 

Description:  Act as liaison between station national sales department and national sales reps to assist with every aspect of the placement and processing of orders for National TV Advertising Accounts.  Develop a firm understanding of the sales process, Nielsen ratings, Wide Orbit, and Media line software. Maintaining orders once placed including revisions due to program changes and/or pre-empted spots.  TV sales order entry.  Input and maintain national copy/materials including paid programming. Organizing and maintaining schedules and paperwork.  Resolve discrepancies and make goods.  Make sure all assigned duties are completed efficiently, accurately and with adherence to deadlines.  Work directly with national sales account executives, assistant and account managers and maintain an effective working relationship with them and other sales and company personnel.  Perform general office duties including filing,  back up for other assistants and setting up working lunches as needed.  Maintain regular and punctual attendance.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Highly organized and possess the ability to switch focus quickly when needed and work on multiple projects at the same time.  Fast and accurate computer data entry skill and ability.  Proficient in Microsoft Office.  Excellent written and verbal skills.  Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, able to act with a sense of urgency and adhere to set deadlines.  Have a personable demeanor with strong team and customer focus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/National-Sales-Assistant/J3L3M95VX75X86H8X8X/

 

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NEWS PRODUCER

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  2181

 

Summary:  KHBS has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative, be aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner.  We expect excellent news judgment and a can do attitude. Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros.

 

Description:  Selecting, researching and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers.  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.

 

Requirements:  College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field or equivalent work experience.  Creative presentation style.  Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses.

 

Preferred:  One year producing experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1234598/News-Producer/

 

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OFFICE MANAGER / REGISTRAR

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Office Manager is responsible for the organization and coordination of office operations, procedures and resources to facilitate organizational effectiveness and efficiency of The Excel Center. Works closely with staff and students to supervise and maintain orderly operations for the school, and provides complex administrative support to the school director. The Excel Center Office Manager is responsible in part for student recruitment, outreach, and engagement.  Uphold a positive work environment that follows Goodwill’s Amazing Customer Experience (ACE) culture, Values, and Mission in everything you do and every interaction you have with co-workers, clients, customers and management.

 

Description:  Management of departmental relationships to coordinate any needed work orders security, housekeeping, maintenance. Management of transportation pass ordering and distribution. Coordinate staff travel arrangements. Coordinate all event planning to include vendor evaluation and selection within budgetary constraints. Manages on-site enrollment for new students to include iExcel (new student orientation), troubleshooting, and decision making in accordance with The Excel Center Model.  Collaborate with school registrar to assist with workflow.  Acts as a liaison between students, enrollees, families, staff, school day care center,  and community partners.  Works closely with Student Recruitment Specialist and school leadership team. Ensure student information system is accurate and up to date.  Assist with student & staff scheduling where applicable.  Responsible for student reception support hiring, mentoring, training.  Coordination of center tours for community stakeholders.  Prepares a wide variety of reports, documents and correspondence of a confidential and non-confidential nature (e.g., letters, memorandums, meeting minutes, charts, operational procedures, manuals) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.  Maintains a wide variety of manual and electronic documents, files, and records (e.g., student registration data, student health forms, master calendar, budget data) for the purpose of providing up-to-date information and/or historical reference in accordance with established administrative guidelines and legal requirements.  Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  Associates degree plus three to five (3-5) years office administrative experience.  Flexible, adaptable, embraces change.  Demonstrates empathy in difficult situations and uses discretion in sharing information.  Compassionate toward the needs of adult learners seeking their high school diploma.  Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism and a willingness to make a good first impression.  Has working knowledge of  computer programs to perform clerical tasks: Google Applications, Microsoft Office, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer.

 

Preferred:  APSCN Student Information System (eSchoolPLUS) / State Reporting experience strongly preferred.  Bachelor Degree plus office management experience in a school setting.  Ability to gather and analyze data to make informed decisions.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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PAGE DESIGNER / UTILITY EDITOR

El Dorado Times-News / El Dorado

 

Summary:  The El Dorado News-Times is looking for someone capable of wearing more than one hat.  We doubt you would ever get bored with this job because it is such an integral part of our news team operation and very important in making certain that news pages are properly designed and that content is appropriately and accurately displayed.  Also involved will be work with the newspaper’s website and social media. Feature writing and some assignment work will also be a part of the responsibilities for this position as well.  Both night and daytime schedules are involved with this position and candidates will need to be able to work the schedule needed each week. This position will report to the managing editor.  The News-Times is a member of a media company with newspapers in three states, so if you are looking for a chance to grow in your career, this could be a good place to start.  We offer a competitive salary for this position plus a 401-k plan, profit sharing and provide access to health insurance plus paid vacation and holidays. We are a 7-day community daily newspaper located in South Arkansas with a bustling downtown rich in arts, entertainment and cultural events.  The grand opening of the Murphy Arts District is only three months away with headliners Lyle Lovett, Natasha Bedingfield, Train, Robert Randolph Band, X-Ambassadors, ZZ Top, Ludacris, Chase Bryant, Brad Paisley, Migos and Smokey Robinson set to perform. Come join us at Arkansas’ next Boomtown.

 

Requirements:  This opportunity requires experience in using Adobe InDesign as well as possession of good basic editing and proofreading skills. Writing and reporting ability is a big plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume and cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for this position to:

 

Ronnie Bell, General Manager

rbell@eldoradonews.com

 

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PHOTOGRAPHER / EDITOR

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  2182

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  College degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or equivalent work experience.  Must have computer and software experience.

 

Preferred:  Previous newsroom editing experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1234597/Photographer-Editor/

 

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PHOTOGRAPHER / VIDEOGRAPHER  (part-time)

Baptist Health / Little Rock

Req. Number:  69423

 

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

 

Requirements:  Prefer Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, journalism, graphic design or related arts, or current student with 3-5 years of related and substantiated experience. Must have working knowledge of Canon XA10 Video camera and Canon 20D and Rebel digital cameras. Be familiar with three point lighting and sound techniques. Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, iMovie, Microsoft Office Suite, Flash Media, PC, MAC OS Environment, and Scanner / Printer Interfaces. Ability to create and support graphics / animation is a plus. Be comfortable conducting on camera interviews. Responsible for organizing and executing the pre production, production, and post production functions for long-format videos featuring Baptist Health patients and services. Must have reliable transportation and a valid Arkansas Driver’s License with clean driving record. Ability to work independently and/or in a team environment. Excellent communication (written, oral, interpersonal) and organizational skills, with attention to detail and ability to multi-task. Demonstrate business-like manner and appearance, exercise diplomacy and tact.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/bhark/#/job/1297

 

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PHOTOJOURNALIST / VISUAL STORYTELLER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  College degree preferred, with a minimum of two years experience as a TV photojournalist/MSJ and news editor required. This is not an entry-level position. Must be able to master editing on Sony SPRI, Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier non-linear editing systems. Complete newsgathering skills required – videography, editing and writing. Must tell news stories creatively with strong audio and visual skills. Must be able to make quick decisions while working under pressured deadlines, willing to work overtime, and work flexible shifts. Must have a valid driver’s license, be able to lift up to 40 lbs, and on occasion up to 80 lbs, with or without an accommodation.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT / OPERATOR

KFSM 5

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2017-45834

 

Summary:  The primary focus of the production assistant is to assist with the production of live news broadcasts and commercial and promotional projects by operating equipment such as audio consoles, studio cameras, location cameras and editing equipment.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR

AA Center for Health Literacy Admin

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-37758

Closing:  July 7

 

Summary:  The Program Administrator develops, establishes and manages the Spanish plain language program of the CHL and provide Spanish health literacy services including readability assessments, plain language editing, health materials development and field testing/focus group testing of health-related materials with Spanish speaking stakeholders. S/He reports to the CHL Director of Programs.

 

Description:  Manages the day to day operations of Spanish health literacy service program including the plain language program.  Conducts Spanish readability assessment and plain language editing on health materials submitted to the CHL plain language program.  Provides oversight on final Spanish plain language products including editorial, layout, and graphics approval.  Supervises Spanish Plain Language and General Health Literacy Students, interns and program staff.  Provides Spanish field testing/focus group testing of health related materials for service agreements and grant funded projects following the CHL field testing manual processes.  Produces high quality reports for the CHL and customers.  Develops new Spanish health literacy services to promote the mission of the CHL including new partnerships within and outside of UAMS.  Develops, grows, and maintains relationships, collaborations, and partnerships with stakeholders in communities, the public health system, medical providers, and other relevant groups.  Evaluates and documents outcomes, both quantitatively and qualitatively; submits quarterly goals, objectives and progress reports to the Director of the CHL.  May perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field plus five (5) years experience in medical interpreting/translation.  Must be Bilingual in Spanish/English (read, write and speak) and be certified as a Medical Interpreter (Spanish.)  Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and organizational skills.  Proficient with MS office suite and Adobe.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/37758/program-administrator/job?hub=6

 

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PROGRAM COORDINATOR

College of Pharmacy Education

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-37901

Closing:  June 21

 

Summary:  Assist in the coordination and management of all components of experiential education including program management (IPPE/APPE), complete oversight and management of the electronic experiential learning management software, preceptor enrollment, education and development duties, support for experiential faculty duties (e.g. travel, teaching assignments).  Also, development and management of assigned experiential and special projects for the College of Pharmacy Office of Experiential Education and completion of any assignments originating from the Dean’s Office.

 

Description:  Assist in coordination of Experiential Education program.  Assists with all aspects of experiential coursework including: Contacts preceptors monthly to obtain completed rotation grades, assists changes to rotation schedules, assists in coordinating electronic training, documents receipt of required evaluations for completed rotations, contacts students and preceptors who are delinquent.  Maintains experiential education databases and related files.  Assists in the administration and upkeep of the rotation management software.   Some out of state training may be required related to experiential education database(s). Maintains experiential gradebook grades for students.  Coordinates with student housing at rotation sites that provide housing. Maintains student records and forward to appropriate hospital contacts.  Organizes and plans Experiential Office functions throughout the year.  Assists in maintaining compliance with ACPE experiential standards and college curricular rules via report generation and analysis.  Communication with registrar’s office about all aspects of student enrollment or dismissal.  Report/Financial Records – Maintains experiential education BTA Card, budget expenses and contractual accounts and provides a monthly summary to the Associate Dean and experiential faculty. Maintains all expenses of the CAVHS preceptor support budget. Prepares purchase requests, interdepartmental transfers, media service requests, stockroom orders as needed.   Experiential Faculty Assistance & Support – Maintains records of experiential faculty leave. Assists experiential faculty with room reservations and IVN requests.  Assists faculty with documents and correspondences as needed.  Prepares routine Experiential Office correspondence.  Processes travel reimbursements for faculty, preceptor/non-employee and student travel in a timely manner.  Development & Management of Special Projects – Assist and coordinate initiatives and projects for the Associate Dean for Experiential Education.  Projects may include input to annual reports to various accrediting agencies related to the College of Pharmacy or Experiential office.  Plans or participates in the planning of student and faculty events (includes annual retreats and banquets).  Collates and organizes student experiential coursework manuals.  Technical Support – Provides computer software and hardware support to all experiential faculty and works with the College of Pharmacy’s Computer Specialist when required to obtain the necessary technical support.  Operates daily using Microsoft Office software with MS Outlook as the experiential office’s primary mode of communicating.  If requested, assists experiential faculty in creation of presentation materials for national meetings.  Organizes, maintains and updates the Experiential Education files regarding inventory items.  Process M&R’s, providing the required paperwork to the property clerk in the Dean’s office for the items.  Update all student training education on the AHEC website.  Assists in covering the Dean’s office when needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field plus three (3) years administrative, office management or grant management experience.  Must be proficient in Microsoft office products.

 

Preferred:  Proficient in SAP.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/37901/program-coordinator/job?hub=6

 

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PROGRAM FACILITATOR

Youth Accident Prevention Program (YAPP)

Pulaski County Government / Little Rock

CLosing:  June 22

 

Summary:  Present programs educating junior and senior high school students on safety issues with the goal of reducing injuries and fatalities among the teen population.

 

Description:  Makes presentations in the schools on safety issues including Seat Belt Safety, DWI/DUI, drug abuse, alcohol abuse and violence.  Assists with presentation of monthly Defensive Driving Course conducted on Saturday.  Researches safety topics for current information; produces PowerPoint presentations for use in classrooms and Defensive Driving Course.  Maintains records of all contracts and presentations including number of presentations and students in attendance.  Interacts with teens during sessions to facilitate information presentation and to provide a safety role model.  Uses computer to produce reports, school schedules, and lists for Defensive Driving Courses, and PowerPoint presentations.  Provides guidance on abuse and youth related issues as related by student.  Assists with coordinating the presentations of the program in all county junior and senior high schools during the school year; notifies and coordinates the schedules of program instructors and school teachers.  Provides backup to the program instructors as needed; provide informational brochures and a brief overview of the organization.  Researches sources to assist junior and senior high school students with identified problems and current issues.  Attends community organizations and other agencies’ meetings concerning crime prevention involvement.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Graduation from high school or equivalency, including college level training in Communication, Public Safety, Public Speaking, or a related field.  Some work experience in the use of a computer, public speaking, or a related area.  Or, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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PROGRAM OFFICER

UA Winthrop Rockefeller Institute / Morrilton

 

Description:  Design, implement and evaluate agriculture programs relevant to the WRI mission.  Organize and provide oversight for all aspects of program coordination, including but not limited to, development of community relationships, budget management, and implementation and evaluation of programs in a non-profit environment.  Develop and maintain an up- to-date understanding of current events in Arkansas, especially as they relate to WRI’s program emphasis.  Display professional, relatable interpersonal skills while communicating and building relationships with diverse populations.  Conduct presentations to groups of people both internally and externally.  Write and compose various forms of professional reports, web posts, articles, correspondence and other written communication.  Assist the Executive Director and Director of Programs in donor solicitation and stewardship.

 

Requirements:  Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree, one to three (1-3) years of non-profit programs or related work-experience and proven written and verbal communication skills.

 

Preferred:  Preferred requirements include a Master’s degree and three to five (3-5) years of non-profit or related work experience in the development and implementation of agriculture programs.  Other preferred requirements include prior work experience in: non-profit fundraising (private sector, grants, foundations, sponsorships); budget management; public speaking and presentation; proven ability to work, communicate and build relationships with diverse populations; detail-minded and excellent communication skills in speech and writing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   http://rockefellerinstitute.org/about-us

 

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PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Department of Higher Education / Little Rock

Position Number:  22132326

Closing:  June 30

 

Summary:  The Department of Higher Education (DHE) Program Specialist is responsible for statewide coordination of all post-secondary DHE activities, including providing technical assistance and assuring compliance with related federal and state laws, regulations, and policies. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Maintains record-keeping systems on program data and statistics; prepares and distributes agency program reports. Prepares outreach and promotional materials, including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, and flyers. Serves as program representative for various initiatives and public relations activities, including fundraisers and community events. Plans, coordinates, and implements grants education and training programs for postsecondary local coordinators, administrators, and other interested parties by arranging training sites, conducting training, and preparing educational material for distribution. Provides statewide training and technical assistance on program education and program development. Researches, develops and prepares educational materials and conducts workshops designed to educate the public. Assures compliance with conditions of programs by monitoring and analyzing agreements, contracts, grants, expenses, and activities, ensuring compliance with federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and policies; advises senior management of problems and makes recommendations for corrective actions. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, information technology, accounting, economics, finance, financial management, or related field; plus three years of experience in grants/contracts management 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=e857eefc19179fef534cd9dceddbf051&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=103&jobid=92563

 

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PROJECT DESIGNER / ARCHITECT

Architecture Community Design Center

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 3

 

Summary:  The Project Designer/Architect will oversee and execute urban design and planning projects including project publication-ready drawings, models, and reports working in such programs as InDesign, Lumion, Photoshop, Illustrator, 3D Studio Max, and AutoCAD. This position will conduct advanced studio instruction and planning and design projects.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in architecture or equivalent from an accredited institution of higher education.  Strong design/planning and representational skills as evidence in portfolio.  Accomplishment in 3-D imaging software programs as evidenced in portfolio.  Strong research/teaching skills.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution of higher education.  Architectural Registration/Licensure.  At least three years of experience in award-winning, design-oriented offices.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20816

 

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PROJECT MANAGER I / II

Windstream / Little Rock

Job ID:  17002504

 

Description:  Project Initiating Process – Consult with the Business Process Group and Business Units through the gate 1 and gate 2 processes.  Accept ownership of the project following executive approval.  Project Planning Process – Identify stakeholders and conduct stakeholder analysis.  Create project team (i.e. appropriate representation from all affected groups.)  Formally kick off project.  Work with project team to define project scope, project plan and budget.  Work with project team to define requirements.   Project Executing / Monitoring & Controlling Process – Facilitate weekly status meetings.  Serve as the primary point of contact for project updates and status.  Ensure project work is progressing to plan and implement corrective action as needed.  Prepare weekly status report for the project team, PMO management, executive management.  Oversee project budget (if required.)  Manage third party vendor relationships.  Manage relationship with Business Owners and Stakeholders.  Track project risks and issues; ensure risk/issue mitigation and/or resolution.   Track project action items (and ownership) to completion.  Oversee user acceptance testing.  Obtain approvals for all written documentation (i.e., scope, requirements, etc.) and go / no go meetings.  Project Closing Process – Conduct post project assessment.  Document lessons learned.

 

Requirements:  College degree in a technical or related field and two to four (2-4) years professional level experience; or six or more (6+) years professional level related technical experience; OR, an equivalent combination of education and professional level related technical experience required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/project-manager-i-ii/J3F73L697DRPZBD7MY3

 

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PROJECT SPECIALIST

UCA Foundation

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

 

Summary:  This position will report to the Executive Director of the UCA Foundation.  The primary areas of responsibility will be assisting with daily gift entry, daily, weekly, and monthly financial reports, weekly disbursements, tax receipts, donor stewardship and correspondence, disbursements, and providing administrative support. This position will also assist with daily deposits, allocation of investments, credit card statements, audit preparation, credit card and bank draft processing and other duties as assigned working closely with team members. This position may occasionally be required to work nights and/or weekends.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma, plus three years of experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified. The applicant must possess the ability to work well independently, be detail oriented and have excellent communication and record keeping skills. Proficient computer skills and knowledge of the Microsoft Office programs, Word and Excel, is required.

 

Preferred:  Knowledge of Raisers Edge and Financial Edge software would be a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/3484

 

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PROP MASTER / CHARGE ARTIST

Arkansas Arts Center / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Arts Center is seeking a Prop Master/Charge Artist to join the Arkansas Arts Centers Children’s Theatre. This person is responsible for the design and execution of all props for the main stage and the Children’s Theatre on Tour. Must work well with designers and be a part of concept development team. Will lead and supervise the design and painting of scenery and props for all productions. Bachelor’s degree in theater is preferred but combination of education and experience will be considered. Concept, design and execution of scenic elements and set construction skills are required. Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong creative problem-solving skills are necessary. Skill in organizing work for maximum effectiveness in a fast-paced environment is required. Strong work ethic coupled with an enthusiastic and passionate approach to one’s work is desirable. A person who sets high standards for themselves and those around them is a plus. Excellent Benefits.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    Send cover letter and resume to:   personnel@arkansasartscenter.org.

 

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PROPOSAL RECRUITER

Winrock International / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in human resources, international development, business administration, education, or other relevant field of study required.  Minimum two years of recruitment, research or staffing-related experience (recruitment, operations, human resources, market research or similar.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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PUBLIC INFORMATION SPECIALIST

Arkansas Forestry Commission

Arkansas Agriculture Department / Little Rock & Greenbriar

Position Number:  22118449

Closing:  June 30

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Publisher programs. May involve travel to various public relations events. Experience with Excel, Power Point and Adobe PDF Maker, soft Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=e857eefc19179fef534cd9dceddbf051&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=3663&jobid=92558

 

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PUBLIC INFORMATION TECHNICIAN

Department of Correction / Pine Bluff

Position Number:  2208-4116

Closing:  June 21

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Applicant should possess exceptional writing, proofreading and editing skills. Applicant should have prior experience managing social media accounts including blogs, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc. Applicant should have prior experience with web development, video editing and graphic design software.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=e857eefc19179fef534cd9dceddbf051&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=101&jobid=92424

 

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PUBLIC RELATIONS / MARKETING  (temporary)

Arkansas Educational Television Network / Conway

* July – December *

 

Summary:  AETN is looking to  fill a full-time, temporary public relations position from July to December. The skills and abilities required would be:  gathering content from multiple sources in an efficient and timely manner; write clear and concise press releases based on content gathered; compile and package press kits for long lead promotions; write time appropriate radio scripts per trade agreements; proofread/ edit written materials including: program guide, advertising, commission reports, newsletters, etc.; thorough working knowledge of AP style; moderate to advanced proofreading skills; moderate to advance ability in Microsoft Word; excellent communications skills; experience in media and/or public relations.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Julie Thomas

Director, Marketing & Outreach

jthomas@aetn.org

 

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RELATIONSHIP FUNDRAISING SENIOR ANALYST

Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  363-752

Closing:  June 30

 

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

 

Description:   Direct departmental prospect research, planning and conducting proactive research for the Department of Philanthropy, analyzing effectiveness and impact of work, and developing goals and strategic plans for research.  Support and implement proactive donor and prospect identification plans, support major gift strategies that build, maintain and strengthen relationships.  Coordinate prospect research resources, wealth screening, and modeling projects.  Strategy and analysis.

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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REPORTER / GENERAL ASSIGNMENT & FEATURES

El Dorado Times-News / El Dorado

 

Summary:  Do you enjoy telling stories? Can you write compelling features about a wide variety of topics? If so, we’re looking for you!  The El Dorado News-Times is seeking a newspaper reporter who writes concisely and clearly, can develop relationships with sources, and has the ability to take initiative and find story leads. This position will be general assignment/features, and responsibilities will include writing both features and hard news, with an emphasis on features, as well as photography and some pagination, so In-Design skills are a plus.  The News-Times is a daily newspaper publishing 7 days a week, located in southern Arkansas. The News-Times is the award-winning news leader for the ArkLaMiss region. We are working to develop our digital culture, with a focus on local content and what’s of interest to our readers.  Named “America’s Best Downtown” in 2009, El Dorado has evolved from the state’s first oil boomtown into an area rich in southern charm, history and some of the best Arkansas Festivals. Here you can take in a play or art exhibit at the South Arkansas Arts Center, or enjoy a performance of the South Arkansas Symphony.   The grand opening of the Murphy Arts District is only three months away with headliners Lyle Lovett, Natasha Bedingfield, Train, Robert Randolph Band, X-Ambassadors, ZZ Top, Ludacris, Chase Bryant, Brad Paisley, Migos and Smokey Robinson set to perform. Come join us at Arkansas’ next boomtown. Located near the Louisiana border, El Dorado is an easy drive to Dallas, Memphis and New Orleans.

 

Requirements:  Both experienced journalists and new journalists are welcome to apply. Writing samples and photos are welcome. We will offer training to the right person. New journalists should include GPA information.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume with writing and photo samples or links to:

 

Ronnie Bell, General Manager

rbell@eldoradonews.com

 

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REPORTER / NEWS

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  5262

 

Summary:  KARK and KLRT are looking for the next great storyteller to join Arkansas’ leader in multi-platform news and entertainment. We need someone who will be on the streets every day looking for unique, enterprised, character-driven content that will matter to our audience. Reporters must contribute stories on a daily basis that are relevant to our viewers.  KARK and KLRT are looking for someone who welcomes the opportunity to drop everything and go live for breaking news.  Above all, KARK and KLRT are looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude. A minimum of three years reporting in a newsroom environment is preferred. No beginners please.

 

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

 

Ernie Paulson, Assistant News Director

epaulson@kark.com

 

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5262

 

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RESEARCH ASSISTANT

CPH Epidemiology

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-37897

Closing:  July 7

 

Summary:  The Research Assistant works with other members of the research teams to complete research activities (grant preparation, data collection, data entry, manuscript preparation) required by multiple community-based research and evaluation projects.  S/He must possess strong communication, organizational, project management, and interpersonal skills.  Some in-state travel may be required.

 

Description:  Works with members of research and evaluation teams to prepare and submit abstracts to national meetings, manuscripts to peer-reviewed journals, and technical reports summarizing findings for lay and professional audiences.  Maintains reference libraries, prepares slides and other presentation materials and edits reports.  Collects data necessary for completion of research protocols, including administration of surveys (mail, face-to-face, telephone) and completing interviews with research participants.   Enters data into electronic spreadsheets and transcribes audio recordings of interviews and focus groups.   Prepares for data collection activities; creates and pilot-tests data entry screens; schedules community-based data collection visits; and schedules and participates in research team meetings.  Maintains paper and electronic research files.    Meets regularly with research and evaluation teams to plan and monitor research activities.  May perform other duties may be assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree plus two (2) years of experience as office assistant,, program coordinator, or research assistant.  Valid Arkansas Driver’s License with no restrictions.  Reliable transportation and valid vehicle insurance.  Excellent data entryskills (+50 WPM.)  Transcription skills a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/37897/research-assistant/job?hub=6

 

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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

College of Nursing – Institutional Advancement

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-37821

Closing:  June 28

 

Summary:  The research Associate will assists in developing proposals for external research funding or other assigned reports/manuscripts by providing writing/editing support and consultation/guidance.

 

Description:  The research associate will assists in developing proposals for external research funding or other assigned reports/manuscripts by providing writing/editing support and consultation/guidance.  He or she will work with UAMS researchers to edit, improve, critique, ensure guideline adherence, copyedit (e.g., correct errors in grammar, syntax, spelling), and format grant applications, progress reports, manuscripts, white papers and reports for government agencies, and promotional and educational material.  The research Associate will participate in the intellectual development of research grant proposals, manuscripts, and other projects by attending and/or facilitating and planning organizational meetings and providing feedback on the feasibility of a project (e.g., under a specific grant mechanism, for a specific journal.)  The research Associate will meet office deadlines for assigned project and will communicate with the associate director if delays are expected or occur.  The research Associate will provide project management, when necessary, by creating schedules, facilitating deadline adherence, and serving as the general coordinator for a project or group of related projects.  Professional development and other duties as assigned, such as strategic planning, creating project schedule, setting deadlines, and facilitating effective communication and interaction among investigators and staff.  The research Associate will develop and/or maintain professional knowledge and skills by participating in continuing education activities and professional organizations.  He or she will remain current on style, content, format, and general guideline requirements for NIH grants.  The research Associate will stay abreast of trends in the NIH funding environment and grant review process.  He or she will recommend and/or lead process improvement activities.  The research Associate will support the overall operations of the Office of Grants and Scientific Publications (OGSP) with other duties as assigned.  Interacts with and assists the public in a professional and friendly manner as needed. Demonstrates effective communication skills; communicates accurate and complete information; maintains strict confidentiality when necessary.  Demonstrates positive working relationships with co-workers, management team, and ancillary departments; follows the Core Concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care and the Basic Code of Conduct Guidelines.  Assist internal and external stakeholders as needed with exceptional customer service.

 

Requirements:  Baccalaureate degree plus five (5) years of experience in science editing/writing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/37821/research-associate/job?hub=6

 

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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

VCF Finance – RSS Editing & Tech Writing

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-37839

Closing:  July 5

 

Summary:  The Research Associate will assists in developing proposals for external research funding or other assigned reports/manuscripts by providing writing/editing support and consultation/guidance.

 

Description:   The Research Associate will assists in developing, editing and intellectual developmentng proposals for external research funding or other assigned reports/manuscripts by providing writing/editing support and consultation/guidance.  He or she will work with UAMS researchers to edit, improve, critique, ensure guideline adherence, copyedit (e.g., correct errors in grammar, syntax, spelling), and format grant applications, progress reports, manuscripts, white papers and reports for government agencies, and promotional and educational material.  The research Associate will participate in the intellectual development of research grant proposals, manuscripts, and other projects by attending and/or facilitating and planning organizational meetings and providing feedback on the feasibility of a project (e.g., under a specific grant mechanism, for a specific journal.)  The research Associate will meet office deadlines for assigned project and will communicate with the associate director if delays are expected or occur.  The research Associate will provide project management, when necessary, by creating schedules, facilitating deadline adherence, and serving as the general coordinator for a project or group of related projects.  Professional development and other duties as assigned, such as strategic planning, creating project schedule, setting deadlines, and facilitating effective communication and interaction among investigators and staff.  The research Associate will develop and/or maintain professional knowledge and skills by participating in continuing education activities and professional organizations.  He or she will remain current on style, content, format, and general guideline requirements for NIH grants.  The research Associate will stay abreast of trends in the NIH funding environment and grant review process.  He or she will recommend and/or lead process improvement activities.  The research Associate will support the overall operations of the Office of Grants and Scientific Publications (OGSP) with other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Baccalaureate degree plus 5 years of experience in science editing/writing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/37839/research-associate/job?hub=6

 

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SALES MANAGER

Cumulus Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Cumulus- Little Rock is searching for an exceptional individual to join us as our new Sales Manager. Our station group is looking for a sales manager that can help us continue to drive strong revenue growth, while simultaneously reinforcing our winning culture to position us for success for years to come.  You will have the support of great products to market, tremendous training tools, and a leadership team that supports business development and rewards performance.  Our thriving cluster of 8 stations in Little Rock includes the top rated stations in the market as well as a State-Wide news network.   With the size, heritage, and ratings profile of this cluster, Cumulus Little Rock generates more revenue than many clusters in Top-50 markets.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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SALES MANAGER

Custom Publications & Online Media Division

Vowell, Inc. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Vowell, Inc. is a multimedia company that specializes in niche market publishing. We are growing, and we’re looking for an exceptional Sales Manager to help us deliver custom solutions to local businesses. The ideal candidate must possess a proven sales record, great time management abilities. In addition, the candidate should possess excellent communication skills and work ethic to build relationships with new and existing customers for print and digital products and a three to five (3-5) year work history.  As Sales Manager, you inherit billable accounts plus assist our sales team in growing new business to achieve and reach sales goals. We’re an office of almost 15+ people and while we are dedicated to delivering superior products, we have fun while doing it. If a family like atmosphere that’s fun and creative sounds like the place for you, then please apply.  The position quarantees a competitive salary plus commission. We offer health, dental, life insurance and 401(k.)   Vowell, Inc. is the publisher of AY Magazine, Arkansas Hospitals, North Arkansas Regional Medical Center, Arkansas Money and Politics, and Arkansas Mental Health Guide.

 

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

 

Heather Baker, Publlisher

hbaker@aymag.com

 

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SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Onyx Brands / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  Onyx Brands, a growing cosmetic company needs a sharp business minded Administrative Assistant to join our team. This role will assist CEO and sales team with general office administrative duties as well as assisting the sales development team with customer needs.

 

Description:  High attention to detail; ability to produce highly accurate documents; takes great pride in his/her work. Well organized; ability to track and manage work and prioritize tasks without guidance; ability to balance competing requests.  Highly proactive; takes initiative to begin and complete projects, and to remind supervisors of deadlines; masterful at follow-up and tracking work projects; a planner who thinks several steps ahead; strong ability to anticipate and execute tasks before being asked.  Flexibility to accommodate last minute changes and requests.  Strong interpersonal skills and judgment; ability to gather, synthesize and distribute information as appropriate; ability to build relationships at all levels of the organization.  Professional, positive, friendly manner; practical, “roll up your sleeves” team player work style and positive “can do” attitude.  Ability to work effectively in a small office, and to support managers with minimal supervision.  Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and high degree of professionalism in all activities.

 

Requirements:  Work experience in an administrative support role.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Ability to successfully multitask, and be flexible.  Must have excellent proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.  Proficient in Excel.

 

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

 

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SENIOR BROADCAST MANAGER / ON-AIR TALENT & CONTENT

Publicity

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  June 20

 

Summary:  Under the direction of the Assistant Athletic Director for Broadcast Services, this position will serve as the lead play-by-play talent for all selected SEC Network broadcasts originating from the Broadcast Services department on the University of Arkansas campus, as well as overseeing the strategic planning of video content for ArkansasRazorbacks.com, official social media platforms and other broadcast outlets affiliated with the department. Through exceptional creativity, organization and relationship building, this position will work daily to bring transformational stories to the public through all forms of video.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least three years of experience in broadcasting play by play for radio and/or television for a collegiate athletic department or professional sports team.  Experience working in a culturally diverse sports environment.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Experience as lead on-air play-by-play announcer for ESPN linear or digital events.  Experience in strategic planning of video content for an athletic department or professional sports team.  Experience broadcasting a wide variety of sports, including but not limited to: football, baseball, basketball, soccer, volleyball, gymnastics, softball, track & field and tennis.  Experience working with SEC and/or ESPN networks.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20962

 

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SENIOR MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Baptist Health Foundation

Baptist Health / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/bhark/#/job/1127

 

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SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER

Agriculture & Volunteer Programs

Winrock International / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Demonstrated international experience strongly desired.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA / MARKETING SERVICES

Group 5 West / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Group Five West Marketing and Advertising is now interviewing for a Marketing Services/Social Media position with our agency.  Social media management experience, SEO knowledge, excellent writing and communication skills, great eye for creating appealing social media graphics, and ability to multi-task.

 

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

 

Lisa Hemme, Vice President

lisa.hemme@groupfivewest.com

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic Social Media Coordinator to join our team and help develop social strategy and create content for the No. 1 website in the market thv11.com and its social and mobile counterparts. The ideal candidate will have a knack for understanding and talking about digital analytics and possess excellent, fast writing skills. They should be a self-motivator and be confident working solo and as a team member.  THV 11’s Social Media Coordinator should have a love for communication, a passion for news, and a sense of urgency.

 

Description:  Report news as it happens on digital and social media platforms.  Monitor, track, and analyze digital and social data and compile reports based on findings.  Monitor traditional and emerging technologies to receive, filter, and share content.  Scour the Internet for local and national viral/shareable stories.  Work closely with THV11 reporters and anchors to inspire and encourage the use of evolving/emerging social and digital media tools.  Contribute story ideas to the THV11 news department.  Research story tips and work as part of THV11’s “Digital Desk.”

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or related field.  Familiarity with video production and editing.  Ability to work flexible hours as needed.  Knowledge of online content management software (CMS examples are WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr.)  Strong news judgment.  Excellent writing skills using AP Style.   Strong understanding of various social media platforms (Examples are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.)  Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Social-Media-Coordinator/J3K6TV6B6YC5RNLG7TT/

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Arvest Bank / Lowell

Closing:  June 20

 

Summary:  Under the direction of the eCommerce Program Manager, the Social Media Community Manager is primarily responsible for leveraging social media and other digital communications, managing the presence, brand and reputation of Arvest Bank and its subsidiaries in social media space and other emerging digital media channels. The incumbent develops and implements social media strategies, campaigns and projects that support and enhance the business, brand and operational goals of Arvest Bank while providing leadership and enforcement of the overall social media program for Arvest Bank and its subsidiaries. The Social Media Community Manager actively elevates customer service quality by providing actionable intelligence and engagement opportunities by continually monitoring online references to Arvest and subsidiaries and working with appropriate internal teams for timely customer support.

 

Description:  Define, propose and lead strategies for primary social media channels including adherence to usage guidelines, messaging mix, content scheduling, and the role of each channel in overall marketing strategies. Create and manage content for the Arvest blog and/or package content appropriately for use in various online channels; write various types of articles on a wide range of topics; conduct analytical projects to improve blog strategies/tactics; grow blog subscribers and expand the overall blog reach. Monitor Arvest-related posts and commentary across all key social channels on a daily/weekly basis; produce and distribute meaningful, actionable analysis on key conversation topics, volume and sentiment for management review. Engage customer service and local management on strategies to assist with customer problem resolution and outreach. Collaborate with other marketing and customer service stakeholders on strategy development and program implementation; ensure alignment with and support of overall marketing and public relations efforts to tell the Arvest story and share community participation. Oversee brand presence development, communication/posting strategies and day- to-day maintenance of Arvest activity on social channels such as but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, and Pinterest. Includes proposing themes and promotions, developing content and collaboration with vendors as needed. Conduct ad hoc analysis of social conversation in response to issues, crisis situations and other trends impacting brand image and consumer opinions while providing insight and recommendations on overall communications strategies to management. Responsible for the oversight of the Arvest Social Media Program. Provides direction to ensure Arvest Bank and subsidiaries are compliant and meet regulatory requirements; lead and manage the implementation of the Arvest Social Media program and procedures for Arvest and its subsidiaries. Ensure all social engagement efforts by Arvest are within applicable regulatory compliance guidelines and within bank risk policies; Stay abreast of latest technologies, advancements and regulatory and compliance issues regarding social media. Understand and comply with bank policy, laws, regulations, and the bank’s BSA/AML Program, as applicable to your job duties. This includes but is not limited to; complete compliance training and adhere to internal procedures and controls; report any known violations of compliance policy, laws, or regulations and report any suspicious customer and/or account activity.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communications, public relations, related field or equivalent relevant experience. Three (3) years of marketing experience managing professional digital marketing, social media channels and/or public and media relations. Exceptional writing and editing skills as well as the ability to adopt the style, tone and voice of various types of content.

 

Preferred:  Supervisory experience. Experience with social media monitoring tools. Project management experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://www.arvest.com/careers/apply&a=n

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING SPECIALIST

Five Guys

FGARK, LLC / Little Rock

Req. Number:  1668412

 

Summary:   Five Guys Burgers and Fries and Uncle Maddio’s is seeking a Social Media Marketing Specialist to add to the innovative, fun, and ambitious team. We are looking for an individual that has vision, enthusiasm, loves social engagement and always strives to be one step ahead of the game.  The Social Media Marketing Specialist creates behavior driven campaigns and loyalty by sharing inside knowledge of the workings of the restaurants by posting pictures of Five Guys Fanatics or sharing recipes of Maddio’s with all of our family and friends on Facebook, Instagram, and/or Snapchat.  With this role, you don’t sit behind a desk, instead you travel all over Arkansas and visit Knoxville, Tennessee, too, to catch our customers devouring delicious food and get to know the burger and pizza makers of the restaurants.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, social media, public relations, communications or a related field and at least 1-2 years working on-line.  Knowledge of HTML and WordPress.  Excellent understanding of the ever-changing social media landscape such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and any other digital tools to engage our audiences.  Understanding of Google of SEO and on-line advertising platforms.  Proficient in: Microsoft Office Suite, ADOBE Creative Suite, Google Apps (Analytics, Calendar, Drive.)  Create social media dissemination strategy for blog posts.  Maintain a social media calendar.  Engage with Five Guys and Uncle Maddio’s target audiences.  Monitor and update social media accounts.  Adapt to changing trends and recommend best practices.  Create imagery and/or video for posts.  Web maintenance and optimization.  Upload content to the blog and posts.  Optimize ALT tags, key words and headlines.  Provide a monthly and quarterly report on all social media accounts and analytics, rankings and engagement.  Highly organized and methodical.  Meticulous attention to details.  Professional communication, verbal and written.  Highly motivated, driven, creative problem solver with demonstrated ability to work autonomously while adhering to approved plans and strategies.  Outgoing and sociable disposition with excellent interpersonal skills and proven leadership abilities.  Ability to work flexible hours and days.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.jobappnetwork.com/apply/c_fgfran/l_en/Social-Media-Marketing-Specialist-job-Little-Rock-AR-US-1668412.html#s

 

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STUDIO CAMERA OPERATOR  (part-time)

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  2183

** two positions**

 

Summary:  KHBS/KHOG has two openings for a morning production Studio Camera Operator who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player with strong interpersonal skills that works well under pressure. Ideal candidate will have working knowledge of broadcast production operations.

 

Description:  Responsible for operation of television cameras for a live broadcast.  Interact with directors, producers and talent & must remain focused at all times.  Will also operate audio console at times, being responsible for all aspects of sound during fast paced newscasts and other projects as needed.  Operate television studio cameras in a live production setting. Operate studio lights and change bulbs. Operate Windows-based computer software to prepare video recordings for air. Punctual attendance for shifts that can start as early as 4 a.m.  Work weekends and holidays as necessary, in support of our 24/7 broadcast operations.

 

Requirements:  College graduates with a communications degree preferred or equivalent work experience including military experience. Experience operating professional video cameras in live production. Experience using Windows-based computer software.

 

Preferred:  Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1234596/Studio-Camera-Operator/

 

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TESSITURA SERVICES MANAGER

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Karen Percival, Director of Human Resources

humanresources@waltonartscenter.org

 

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TRAINING & OUTREACH COORDINATOR / ARBEST

Psychiatric Research Intsitute

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. ID:  2017-37210

Closing:  June 30

 

Summary:  The Training and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination of trauma training and outreach activities for the ARBEST program. S/He works collaboratively with team to organize training conferences and continuing education opportunities for mental health professionals and other stakeholders in the state; participates in outreach activities aimed at building and maintaining relationships with multiple stakeholders in the community; maintains databases and develops training reports; and engages in other relevant duties and special projects as needed.

 

Description:  Training Coordination – Organizes statewide training conferences for mental health professionals and other groups, including recruiting and registering participants, managing event logistics, working with trainers to develop training and presentation materials, and coordinating volunteers. Coordinates all components of follow-up training, including scheduling and organizing consultation calls, tracking training participation and completion, and issuing continuing education credit and certificates of completion to participants. Provides information, assistance, and clarification to interested parties, corresponding regularly with the team, trainers, participants, volunteers, and other stakeholders through e-mail and telephone. Organizes other continuing education opportunities including monthly webinars, coordinating speakers, recruiting participants and distributing continuing education credit. Identifies and develops more training opportunities with various stakeholders in the community including mental health professionals, state agencies, nonprofit organizations, juvenile justice, educational entities and other state partners.  Outreach – Establishes, develops and maintains relationships with stakeholders in several service systems, including mental health professionals, state agencies, nonprofit organizations, juvenile justice, educational entities and other state partners. Represents and promotes ARBEST offerings at community outreach events including fairs and partner activities. Plans and organizes special events, coordinating event logistics, speaker travel and presentations, and event promotion. Collaborates with Communications Specialist on marketing activities, including stakeholder interviews and focus groups, participant recruitment and program advertisement. Documentation – Maintains training databases and produces training reports and other follow-up for participants as required by accrediting agencies. Provides quarterly reports to leadership regarding completed training and outreach activities. Assists Program Manager with maintenance of ARBEST statewide database, providing technical assistance to mental health professionals in the state.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Marketing, or related degree plus Two (2) years of experience in event management or training coordination.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/37210/training-and-outreach-coordinator—arbest-psychiatric-research-institute/job?hub=6

 

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VICE PRESIDENT / HEALTHCARE SALES

Bank of the Ozarks / Little Rock (Anywhere, USA)

Job ID:  3888

 

Summary:  Origination and closing of small business loans/leases in the healthcare market.

 

Description:   Establish and maintain strong relationships with healthcare dealers, vendors, manufacturers, customers and referral sources.  Evaluate all aspects of potential transactions including the financial position of clients and transaction structure.  Maintain a pipeline of qualified healthcare dealers, vendors and manufacturers that offer equipment financing to their customers.  Prospect and close new healthcare vendor relationships.  Service, maintain and expand existing vendor relations.  Attend applicable healthcare trade shows in support of vendor relationships.  Accurately analyze financial statements and tax returns.  Asset liability determination and credit worthiness.  Business development; tele market and make in person visits to qualified healthcare vendor prospects.  Regularly exercise discretion and judgment in the performance of the other essential job function. Maintain good punctuality and attendance to work. Travel on company business.

 

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree required; or an equivalent combination of education and work- related experience. Minimum three (3) years experience in small ticket equipment leasing sales in the healthcare market.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

 

Preferred:  Previous experience creating dealer/vendor programs.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_bankofozarks/external/jobDetails.do?functionName=getJobDetail&jobPostId=8990&localeCode=en-us

 

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VIDEOGRAPHER / EDITOR

School of Mass Communications

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R97478

Closing:  July 7

 

Summary:   University Television is an educational access channel seen by subscribers of Comcast Cable and AT&T U-Verse in the Little Rock viewing area and available through internet streaming. We produce programs of UA Little Rock concerts, lectures, and campus events as well as events off campus in the Little Rock area. We also produce studio programs, documentaries and short programs.  The Videographer/Editor is responsible for shooting and editing video programs for the cable channels as well as the Internet. This candidate will also be responsible for loading and maintaining the programming server. This position reports to the Director of University Television. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Operate a professional camera to record various programs including concerts, events and speakers on the UA Little Rock campus and Little Rock area.  Edit professional quality long and short form video programs utilizing graphics and audio using non-linear editing software.  Utilize compression software to transfer edited programs into the channel automation system and program the automation server system each week.  Upload edited video projects to the Internet.  Create University Television IDs, graphics, animated opens and slides.  Assist with television studio productions.  Drive to various venues in the Little Rock area to record speakers and events.  Other duties as required or assigned by the Director of University Television.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a media related field and a minimum of one (1) year experience working in professional video production.  A valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.

 

Preferred:  Adobe Premiere Pro experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6273

 

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VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Central Arkansas Rescue Efforts for Animals, Inc. / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Volunteer Coordinator and primary administrative assistant for CARE headquar-ters, programs coordinator and executive director.

 

Description:  Responsible for checking messages (phone and e-mail), referring rescue and spay/neuter calls to Programs Coordinator, referring event, fundraising, and potential-donor calls to Executive Director, and returning calls as needed.  Handles routine and event-related purchases and donations for CARE including thank-you notes, tax forms, and record keeping.  Assists with any and all mailings including annual appeals, specific event mailings, and general mailings such as acknowledgement letters for CARE volunteers, sponsors, donors, and foster families.  Assists with preparing various marketing materials, press releases, media coverage for events, and updating community calendars.  Assists with special events as needed including donation solicitation and any other duties as-signed by Executive Director.  Assists with website maintenance, database management, and other electronic-information ef-forts of CARE.  Assists with headquarters’ retail shop by recruiting volunteers as needed (both for retail support and yard maintenance), responding to messages, han-dling sales, greeting visitors, and counting and maintaining the cash drawer.  Handles volunteer-coordination efforts and recruitment in the execution of CARE’s mission of animal rescue in central Arkansas.  Executes monthly “Third Thursday in the Heights” events and other small fund/friendraising events.  Schedules and executes “Saturday Showings” at CARE and other community special events by arranging volunteers and animal transports.  Schedules animal transports to and from prison units (Paws in Prison), shelters, foster homes, and veterinary appointments.  Handles all other duties assigned by Executive Director.

 

Requirements:  College degree required; preference given to applicants with nonprofit experience and/or a graphic design background.  Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of programs.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an aptitude to interface with fellow staff, volunteers, and CARE customers.  Team player who works well with others, is organized, and has the ability to prioritize and multitask.  Courteous with fellow staff, volunteers, and the public and is outgoing, motivating, and personable.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/job/volunteer-coordinator-72525d6302ce2c79