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

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