Job Opportunities – 4th of July Edition

Fireworks

Editor

Arkansas Times

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

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

AY Magazine – Northwest Arkansas

Vowell, Inc. / Little Rock or NWA

 

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

 

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

 

Heather Baker, Publisher

hbaker@aymag.com

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  2235

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE / CW

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  2220

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

RETAIL / OUTSIDE SALES

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Fayetteville

 

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

 

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

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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ADVANCEMENT SERVICES MANAGER

Philander Smith College / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING

Hendrix College / Conway

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.

 

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

 

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ASSISTANT EDITOR

Vowell, Inc. / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Heather Baker, Publisher

hbaker@aymag.com

 

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ASSISTANT TO THE DEAN

College of Social Sciences & Communication

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R97694

Closing:  July 14

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Experience with Banner and BOSS systems.

 

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

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF TICKET OPERATIONS

Razorback Ticket Office

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 13

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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ASSOCIATE PROGRAM OFFICER / HOME REGION

Walton Family Foundation / Bentonville

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Horton’s Orthotic Lab / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Nabholz Construction Services / Conway

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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BUSINESS MANAGER

Arkansas State University – Beebe / Beebe

Posting Number:  NC0212014

Closing:  July 6

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

First Orion / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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CIRCULATION MANAGER

Texarkana Gazette / Texarkana

 

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

 

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

 

Terri Leifeste

terril@newstribune.com

 

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CLIENT RELATIONSHIP MANAGER / EMERGING MARKETS

TransAmerica / Little Rock

Job ID:  R20006766

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

ACLU of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Arkansas Forest Resources Center

University of Arkansas / Monticello

Closing:  July 16

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST / BILINGUAL

Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Application packet available at: 

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

 

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COMMUNITY RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE I

Centene Corporation / Little Rock

Job ID:  1055289

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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CONTENT SPECIALIST / PHOTOGRAPHER
Hendrix College / Conway

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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DEPARTMENT BUSINESS COORDINATOR

Arkansas State Veterans Home

Department of Veterans Affairs / North Little Rock

Position Number:  22164501

Closing:  July 14

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in general business, financial management, or related field; plus four years of experience in business management, fiscal administration, or related field, including two years in a supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=d522a2bb790a631546db0913915d1e87&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=106&jobid=92777

 

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DEPUTY DIRECTOR / STRATEGY & LEARNING

Walton Family Foundation / Bentonville

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Scott Family Amazeum / Bentonville

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Application available at:

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

 

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DIGITAL SALES COORDINATOR

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  8489

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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DIRECTOR / GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCES

Winrock International / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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DIRECTOR / NEWS

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2017-45917

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

College of Nursing – Institutional Advancement

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-37699

Closing:  July 6

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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DIRECTOR OF MARKETING PLANNING

Integrated Marketing

Mercy Hospital / Fort Smith

Req. ID:  2017-748444

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Health care experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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DIRECTOR OF MARKETING PLANNING

Integrated Marketing

Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas / Rogers

Req. ID:  2017-749312

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Health care experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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EDITORIAL ASSOCIATE

Winrock International / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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EVENT COORDINATOR

Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Closing:  July 5

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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EVENTS & PROJECT SPECIALIST

Alumni & Parent Relations

Harding University / Searcy

 

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

 

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

 

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EVENTS COORDINATOR  (part-time)

Bass Pro Shop / Little Rock

Req. ID:  R021178

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Public speaking ability is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR

Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) / Conway

Position Number:  22077327

Closing:  July 8

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=d522a2bb790a631546db0913915d1e87&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=29&jobid=92651

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

TO THE VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES & SERVICES

Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Closing:  July 5

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Community Action Agency of Washington County / Springdale

Closing:  July 6

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Michael Lanier, Executive Director

mlanier@eoawc.org

 

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GENERAL MANAGER

Daily Citizen / Searcy

 

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

 

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

 

David Mosesso, Publisher

dmosesso@jonesborosun.com

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Office of Communications

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R97179

Closing:  July 10

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR

Leisure Arts

Comcast / Little Rock

Req. Number:  162327

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR

Winrock International / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:   

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

 

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HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahom & Texas

Girl Scouts / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Knowledge of Girl Scout leadership experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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INTERNSHIP / AD AGENCY

Group 5 West / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

Lisa Hemme, President

lisa.hemme@groupfivewest.com

 

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LOCAL SALES ASSISTANT

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  8492

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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LOCAL SALES MANAGER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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


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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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MARKETING COORDINATOR

Halff Associates, Inc. / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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MARKETING INFORMATION ANALYST

Garver / North Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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MARKETING PLANNING MANAGER

Integrated Marketing

Mercy Hospital / Fort Smith

Req. ID:  2017-748819

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Health care experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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MARKETING PLANNING MANAGER

Integrated Marketing

Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas / Rogers

Req. ID:  2017-748629

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Health care experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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MARKETING SPECIALIST / DESIGNER

Northwest Arkansas Campus

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Springdale

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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MULTI PLATFORM PRODUCER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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MULTI SKILLED JOURNALIST

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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NATIONAL PHONE CAMPAIGN MANAGER

University Development

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 11

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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OUTREACH DIRECTOR

Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Jose Vazquez

Director, Administrative & Finance

jvazquez@aradvocates.org

 

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PAGE DESIGNER POSITION

Daily Sifting Herald

Gatehouse Media / Arkadelphia

 

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

 

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

 

Michael Jones, Regional Composing Manager

mjones@stuttgartdailyleader.com 

 

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POLICY DIRECTOR

ACLU of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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PR & MARKETING ASSISTANT  (part-time)

Culturally Connected Communications (C3) / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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PREMIUM SEATING ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Razorback Ticket Office

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 10

* 4 open positions *

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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PRODUCTION ARTIST

Scott Family Amazeum / Bentonville

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Application available at:

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

 

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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT  (part-time)

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2017-45922

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR

AA Center for Health Literacy Admin

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-37758

Closing:  July 7

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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PROGRAM MANAGER

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22134007

Closing:  July 7

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=d522a2bb790a631546db0913915d1e87&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=92641

 

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PROGRAM SUPPORT ASSOCIATE / INDIVIDUALLY DIRECTED PROGRAM

Walton Family Foundation / Bentonville

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Fluency in Spanish.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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PROJECT DESIGNER / ARCHITECT

Architecture Community Design Center

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  July 3

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR

Make-A-Wish Mid-South / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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RESEARCH ASSISTANT

CPH Epidemiology

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-37897

Closing:  July 7

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

VCF Finance – RSS Editing & Tech Writing

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-37839

Closing:  July 5

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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RESEARCHER / CONTENT DEVELOPMENT

PFITR / Little Rock

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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RESOURCES MARKETING MANAGER

FamilyLife / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Movie launch experience a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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SALES DEVELOPER REPRESENTATIVE

PFITR / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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SALES MANAGER

Custom Publications & Online Media Division

Vowell, Inc. / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

Heather Baker, Publisher

hbaker@aymag.com

 

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SENIOR DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

University Advancement

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith / Fort Smith

Re-Posted:  June 26

Closing:  July 14

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Search Committee

c/o Human Resources

UAFS

P.O. Box 3649

Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649

jobs@uafs.edu

 

Application available at: 

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

 

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SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES ADVISOR

Winrock International / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIST

GWL Advertising / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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SPORTS WRITER

Daily Guard / Batesville

 

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

 

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

 

Scott McDonald,

Assistant Sports Writer

scott@guardonline.com

 

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VIDEOGRAPHER / EDITOR

School of Mass Communications

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R97478

Closing:  July 7

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Adobe Premiere Pro experience.

 

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

 

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VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN COMMUNICATION

School of Communication

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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