Job Opportunities – 09/12/17

Methodist Family Health Seeks Recreational Therapist

MFH Rec Therapist 1

MFH Rec Therapist 2

Send resumes to info@methodistfamily.org.

ACADEMIC OUTREACH SPECIALIST

Multicultural Center – Diversity

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  September 22

** two open positions **

 

Summary:  The Academic Outreach Specialist supports the college readiness, recruitment, and retention efforts of the College Access Initiative and the Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education. The Outreach Specialist will contribute to the design and facilitation of workshops for high school students and educators with respect to college planning, admissions, financial aid literacy, ACT, and opportunities at the University of Arkansas. This position also involves professional mentoring and academic coaching of current UA students regarding their academic progress and success. The Outreach Specialist will also contribute to program planning for academic summer programs for high school students and incoming freshmen. This position will require frequent overnight travel and some on-campus nights and weekends.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and experience with college readiness outreach, student mentoring, academic workshop facilitation or presentations, or participation in or leadership of academic retention programming.  Significant academic coursework and related projects and internships may qualify as experience for recent college graduates.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree in education, communications, community development or a related field;  OR, at least on year of experience in diversity-oriented college readiness outreach and/or academic retention programming.  Extensive academic presentation and program facilitation experience.  Diversity-oriented academic outreach experience and a demonstrated drive to improve the college access and completion of underrepresented students.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22533

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Jonesboro Radio Group / Jonesboro

 

Summary:  The Jonesboro Radio Group, the top media group in Northeast Arkansas, is searching for our next superstar Account Executive.  This is not an entry-level position; it requires some outside sales experience. Media sales experience is preferred but not mandatory. We’re looking for a self-starter that has a passion for sales, is a terrific time manager, and who finds satisfaction in helping businesses grow. We are a six-station group with the most popular stations in the market plus websites, digital assets and a recruiting and retention division to find employees for companies who need to hire qualified and quality individuals. We work in a beautiful facility with state-of-the-art equipment in downtown Jonesboro. And the people you’ll work with are among the best in the business. If you’re our choice, you’ll be busier than you’ve ever been, but the rewards are fantastic. We offer a lengthy guarantee, high commission rates, full benefits including health, dental and vision, 401K and paid vacation.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume and cover letter (subject line – Account Executive) to:  success@jradiogroup.com.

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT III

Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  17-185

 

Summary:  Responsible for the development, facilitation, coordination and clerical support of activities and deliverables, as assigned. Responsible for the development, facilitation, coordination, implementation and evaluation of events and other focused meetings, conferences and appointments for assigned area(s.)

 

Description:   Capable of fulfilling essential job functions within Administrative Support I and II. Provide administrative support services. Maintain comprehensive working knowledge of department and contract deliverables. Build knowledge of activities and functions across AFMC. Coordinate and organize team internal and external business meetings, client or third party appointments, etc. Coordinate and support team meetings, workshops and seminars, as directed. Organize, coordinate and support periodic outreach presentations and educational programs to facilitate the health care community’s participation in AFMC activities and projects. Assist in the development and achievement of schedules for projects taking into consideration contract deliverables, client needs, department workload, resource/capacity constraints and vendor capabilities. Monitor timelines and approaching deliverable dates to insure deadlines are met. Create and store electronic records in SharePoint and maintain quality record keeping, following internal protocols and naming conventions. Lead software implementation used to document and archive records associated with all departmental operations, to include, but not limited to, continuing education activities and tracking of new business opportunities. Develop forms and reports for assigned area(s) used for documentation and monitoring of activity performance, continuing education, deliverables and timeframes. Present progress and updates of project activities to team and all appropriate project staff at designated time intervals and as requested. Assist assigned area(s) in the coordination and development of tools in collaboration with the project team and communications team. Conduct specialized research, create and maintain resource library including updated log of all catalog numbers.  This research includes, but is not limited to: journal reviews, face-to-face interviews, focus groups, internet searches, research for presentation development and sharing expected. Communicate effectively with all internal and external customers. Developing partnerships with entities recognized as being integral in meeting project goals. Develop and/or maintain e-groups pertinent to each relevant group of contacts. Research team options for business travel. Support finalizing travel arrangements with corporate travel coordinators. Assist with project management. Use developed project management templates. Coordinate and manage task information and evidence gathering, project participation, measurement and evaluation. Use project-tracking software for reporting purposes. Adhere to format, content and style guidelines, giving consideration to usability and ensuring accuracy, consistency, and quality. Follow AFMC, state and federal protocols regarding data confidentiality/security and HIPAA compliance. Additional duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma. Four (4) years experience in administrative support at a professional level.

 

Preferred:  Associates degree.  Experience in healthcare and/or project coordination/management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://afmc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=397&company_id=17144&version=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=992273&aid=1

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT MEDICAL

Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care / Fort Smith

Tracking Code:  17-169

 

Summary:  Responsible for the facilitation, coordination and clerical support of review determinations. Coordinate aspects of medical records requests, receipt, tracking, and filing. May prepare review notices as assigned or directed. Maintains file control procedures in accordance with AFMC policy and State and Federal guidelines. Collaborate with medical and professional staff to accomplish goals within designated time frames.

 

Description:  Transcribe case specific Physician Advisor rationales for use as denial rationale in provider and beneficiary notifications. Refer cases that require clarification or additional rational to the appropriate department Supervisor, Manager, Director or the Associate Medical Director.  May be responsible for initial screening of medical records submitted for authorization of service, limited to the following tasks: performance of review of service request for completeness of information collection and transfer of non-clinical data; obtaining structured clinical data; and other review related activities that do not require evaluation or interpretation of clinical information.  Seek direction from Clinical Review Specialist, Supervisor, Manager or Director for any clinical related questions or issues during the screening process.  Proofread all outgoing correspondence, memos, forms, reports, etc. for accuracy and distribute.  Scan, organize, file, maintain and track medical records, departmental records, correspondence, forms, etc. Purge files of inactive charts based on availability of space and AFMC retention/destruction procedures.  Receive and distribute all correspondence including mail, fax, memos, reports and e-mail. Maintain contact lists to include addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses.  Answer incoming calls and route to the proper person. Answer questions and take messages when needed.  Upon request, verbally informs patients, facility personnel, the attending physician and other ordering providers, and health professionals of specific utilization management requirements and procedures.  May inform callers of a list of procedure codes that do not require pre-certification.  Refers all callers with clinical related questions or concerns to an appropriate clinical staff member.  Review, verify and edit the work produced by other staff members as directed.  Serve as a back up to other team members as assigned or requested.  Assist in training new team members.  Perform data entry and prepare reports of review activity.  Adhere to format, content and style guidelines, giving consideration to usability and ensuring accuracy, consistency, and quality.  Follow AFMC, state and federal protocols regarding data confidentiality/security and HIPAA compliance.  Communicate needs and requests to other team members as appropriate.  Additional duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma.  Two (2) years health care experience.

 

Preferred:  Associate’s degree or additional education in business.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://afmc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=380&company_id=17144&version=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=992273&aid=1

 

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ARCHIVAL ASSISTANT  (part-time)

Arkansas State Archives

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22125531

Closing:  September 15

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus four years of specializedtraining and/or experience in library science, historical archival or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=1957cec10427d1f0d420b89b33faee5f&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=94116

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

National Park College / Hot Springs

Closing:  September 29

 

Summary:  The Assistant Director of Development reports to the Director of Development and the external affairs team to execute the Foundation’s fundraising initiatives in support of the College’s programs, services, and students.

 

Description:  Implements and directs strategy for annual giving campaigns, donor stewardship initiatives, planned giving, and fundraising initiatives for the Foundation and the College.  Assists with all Foundation and fundraising events.  Identifies and cultivates opportunities for stewardship of new and existing donors, including alumni relations.  Coordinates tracking of strategic planning objectives and budgets to optimize accountability and maximize performance.  Assists with communications for community awareness of the college’s philanthropic needs through presentations to potential donors and key stakeholders.  Assists with development of the Foundation’s annual report, Connect Magazine, and other ongoing communications, marketing, and donor stewardship.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution.  Experience working with Raiser’s Edge and Financial Edge software or have the aptitude to learn new programs.

 

Preferred:  Prior experience implementing fundraising events, direct mail campaigns, major gift campaigns, events and managing complex projects.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://np.edu/facstaff/hr/employment-opportunities/administrative-staff-positions/asstdirdevelopment.aspx

 

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ASSISTANT TO THE ASSOCIATE DEANS

Walton College of Business

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  September 22

 

Summary:  The Assistant to the Associate Deans manages the office and provides administrative support for the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies. This position also provides some support for the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies and several other centers and departments with the the Walton College.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college.  At least two years of experience providing administrative support.  Proven experience planning, organizing, and coordinating large scale events.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an accredited college.  At least three years of experience providing executive-level support.  Higher education experience.  University of Arkansas systems: BASIS and UAConnect experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22528

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Methodist Family Health Foundation / Little Rock

 

Summary:   Under the direction of the Executive Director for the Foundation, the Associate Director of Development will be responsible for Special Events, Donor Recognition and Stewardship for Methodist Family Health Foundation.  This will encompass special events, promoting/maintaining the recognition societies, and stewardship plans for all Foundation donors.

 

Description:  Manage the Employee Giving Campaign.  Manage the Christmas Campaign.  Manage Bright Night event.  Manage Southern Silks event.  Manage the Donor Recognition and Stewardship Program.  Assist with Get Up and Give. Assist with public speaking to churches, civic groups, etc.  Perform other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director of the Foundation.

 

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree.  Three (3) years experience in fundraising or sales. Personal integrity, character, and a strong sense of ethics .  Ability to deal effectively with a multitude of donor personalities.  Excellent verbal, writing, and organizational skills.  An affinity for serving the public good.  High energy level.  Deadline and detail oriented.  Knowledge of computers and donor software programs such as Raisers’ Edge.  Willingness and ability to travel.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

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

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Walton College of Business

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  September 15

 

Summary:  The Associate Director of Development assists the development team in planning and implementing strategies to secure major gifts; collaborates on special projects for the Development Office related to alumni engagement activities, major donor research, and special events; manages and supports the activities and meetings of the Walton College Campaign Committee; manages a portfolio of approximately 90 donor prospects and meet and assess new donor prospects; develops cultivation and solicitation strategies for prospects; averages fourteen or more quality contacts with donors/prospects each month; delivers, on average, twelve to twenty-four major gift proposals a year; and performs administrative duties as assigned and adhere to University Development policies and procedures.

 

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

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22467

 

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ASSOCIATE SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR

Athletics – Sports Information

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R98884

Closing:  September 15

 

Summary:  The Associate Sports Information Director is a twelve month position and will be responsible for assisting the director in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I sports information department. Additionally, the incumbent will be the primary contact for women’s basketball. All duties and responsibilities are governed by state, federal and university policy.

 

Description:  Act as a liaison between the athletic department and all media outlets.  Write and edit news releases, media guides and game notes.  Maintain statistics, records and photo archives.  Manage and edit the UA Little Rock Athletics website.  Travel with the women’s basketball team as the primary contact.  Compliance with all NCAA, Sun Belt Conference and institutional regulations.  Assist the director in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I sports information department.  Be the primary contact for women’s basketball and other selected sports.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism or a related field, and a minimum of two years experience in sports information or athletic media relations.

 

Preferred:  Experience with relevant software programs (TAS Software, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, etc.) and with social media management (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6586

 

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Heart Clinic Arkansas – Kanis

CHI St. Vincent Infirmary / Little Rock

Req. ID:  2017-R0124122

 

Summary:  Business Development Coordinator for SVHI directs and manages growth and development of SVHI; develops community outreach and manages outreach programs for SVHI; utilizes the organization’s marketing information system and its application to strategic decision-making; coordinates primary market research and presents research results to administration;  develops and manages educational events for staff, physicians and members of the community; develops community cardiovascular programs to meet the requirements of program accreditation criteria, coordinates introduction of new SVHI physicians and products to all stakeholders.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or related field.  At least five years in a planning, marketing, development, or community outreach role in the healthcare field.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://chi2.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl

 

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CAMPAIGN REPRESENTATIVE

United Way / Little Rock

Closing:  September 13

 

Summary:  Under the supervision of United Way professional staff, Campaign Representatives are responsible for planning, organizing, and successfully completing the campaigns of accounts assigned to them during their full-time assignment with United Way.

 

Description:  Research each account’s potential in order to achieve a suggested dollar goal, or other suggested achievement level i.e. of participation, 100% of individuals are asked to consider a contribution, etc.  With division volunteers and professional staff, develop and conduct presentations to CEOs to convince them of the need for continued financial support of vital social services.  In many instances, Campaign Representatives will work the designated company coordinators to plan and implement special executive level campaigns.  Assist the company Campaign Coordinator in scheduling, conducting, and successfully concluding employee campaigns within the determined time frame.  Sponsored Representatives are also responsible for conducting campaign training sessions for company volunteers and/or making presentations about United Way to employee groups.  Work closely with campaign staff to supply materials, speakers and promote attendance at campaign meetings and other major events.  Monitor assigned accounts to ensure campaign plan adherence, facilitate the delivery of campaign materials, and provide other follow-up as needed.  Handle the administrative aspects by completing appropriate correspondence, filling out required reports and evaluations, and returning to staff all company files, reports, records, and materials.

 

Requirements:  College degree, well organized, dependable, professional and comfortable with public speaking.

 

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

 

Brad Robertson, Chief Development Officer

brobertson@heartaruw.org

 

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COMMUNITY OUTREACH & MARKETING MANAGER

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield / Little Rock

Job ID:  R0001065

 

Summary:  The Community Outreach and Marketing Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships and programs with community based organizations (CBOs), government agencies and providers. The responsibility will support managed Medicaid population health management programs and member care plans, and increase the integration of services that address the social determinants of health. The manager will promote care and quality programs, and increase awareness of public health, chronic care and wellness among members, providers and stakeholders in the community.

 

Description:  Serve as a liaison to community agencies, businesses, promotions, and events.  Assists in the development of communications and marketing plans for Medicaid products and services.   Prepares marketing materials to introduce products and services to prospects and/or existing customers.  Develops editorial content for educational materials for groups to inspire community engagement.  Identifies key messages to be communicated regarding new and traditional products and communicate those messages in clear terms for a variety of audiences.  Responsible for keeping all marketing materials related to products and services updated with current, accurate information.  Works closely with agency representatives and external vendors as needed to create communications pieces needed to support enterprise marketing goals and objectives.  Order and track promotional items for all products and all service areas while ensuring budget compliance and reporting financial impact.

 

Requirements:  A bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, advertising or a related field and at least five years of experience in one of these fields, or in the absence of a bachelor’s degree in one of these fields, at least eight years of experience in one of these fields.  At least three years experience in the writing and implementation of communications and marketing materials and/or plans.  At least three years experience in the production of publications, including writing, editing, photography, layout and design with working knowledge of printing techniques and typography.  Training in desktop publishing with emphasis on major software programs used in word processing and publication design, with working knowledge of PageMaker (Quark Xpress or InDesign), Illustrator, PhotoShop, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://arkbluecross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ABCBS_External_Careers/job/Little-Rock-AR/Community-Outreach-and-Marketing-Manager_R0001065-1

 

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CONTENT STRATEGIST

University Relations

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  September 10

 

Summary:  The Information Technology Manager, also known as a Content Strategist, is responsible for supporting, facilitating, preparing, and developing the policies, standards, and guidelines relating to information technology.  The primary job duties for this position include administration of online engagement systems including the campus calendar and social media platforms, website planning, and design and content creation and editing, analytics research as well as examining best practices related to web content, usability, and social media. The Content Strategist will train other users engaging in web content management and guide interns and other personnel on related projects.

 

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

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree or higher from an institution of higher education in Mass Communications, Computer Science, or Information Systems.  More than seven years experience as a web professional in higher education.  At least five years of managerial experience.  Experience in digital marketing or advertising (digital experience required); agency experience a plus.  Superior verbal and written communication skills, both internal and client-facing.  Deep understanding of relevant KPI’s, metric analysis, and report creation.  Experience with SEM strategies including pay-per-click campaigns (ex. Google AdWords, Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads, etc.) Proven experience leveraging social media platforms to cultivate a brand following and grow a business.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22311

 

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DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

University Development

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  September 22

 

Summary:  The Development Assistant is the point of contact for visitors to the Dean’s suite and is responsible for assisting guests. This position is responsible for researching and preparing special reports, examining and verifying documents, assisting with special events, and performing general office duties. This position will assist in data management, grant-writing, and provide backup administrative support to the dean of the law school as needed.

 

Requirements:  Formal education equivalent of a high school diploma.  At least two years of experience in a specialized or related area applicable to work performed.  (Applicable equivalencies may be considered.)

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22526

 

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DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter / Bentonville

 

Summary:  The Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter seeks a passionate, detail-oriented, results-driven professional to serve in the role of Development Coordinator. Reporting directly to the Senior Director, Development and Marketing, the Development Coordinator is responsible for conducting a full range of activities required to support the research, preparation and submission of grant proposals, as well as provide key administrative support for the development, marketing and communication area.

 

Description:   Manage grants calendar across multiple program areas to ensure all reporting requirements are met.  Assist with the writing and submission of all grant proposals and report to foundations and corporations.  Research foundations and corporations to identify new opportunities to fund current operational and program needs.  Assist with the collection of program and budget results, submit reports to grantors on time.  Maintain all foundation, corporate and individual records in the donor database.  Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors.  Assist with fundraising projects and attend and support all NWACS events.  Create and distribute monthly fundraising reports and other database reports as needed.  Responsible for the processing and recording of donations received daily.  Responsible for data entry into donor software system and ensuring information is updated and accurate.  Responsible for preparation and mailing of all donor acknowledgement letters.  Support appeal letter mailings, e-blasts and other outreach efforts as directed.  Support Development and Marketing Committee and other event committees including: communication, agendas development, attend meetings, provide meeting notes, and track deliverables. Other duties as assigned by the Senior Director, Development and Marketing.

 

Requirements:   High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor degree preferred.  Minimum of two (2) years experience in a grant writing position, preferably in a nonprofit development office. Experience in nonprofit administration, maintaining development files and donor software.  Twenty-one years of age or older.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/NorthwestArkansasChildrensShelte/743999658618293-development-coordinator

 

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DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

JDRF / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  The Development Manager role is a great opportunity to join a strong Chapter team and work closely with the Executive Director and local leadership, regional teams and an outstanding group of volunteers to increase the reach and impact of the Arkansas Chapter.  The Development Manager will manage, evaluate, and expand corporate development campaigns that build and strengthen links to potential and existing volunteers and donors and grow the Chapter’s revenue through increased corporate, individual, volunteer, and other community involvement. He or she will organize and coordinate appropriate committees with volunteers to expand fundraising with a focus on corporate development.  Please note this is a remote/telecommute position. Candidates must be based in Northwest Arkansas and have the ability to travel throughout the region on a frequent basis.

 

Description:  Serve as a key staff member in implementing the strategic direction and purpose of the Chapter. Collaborate with an outstanding team of local staff as well as national/regional staff resources to ensure the Chapter’s growth and success, discuss best practices, and share new ideas. Help develop and implement strategies for chapter corporate fundraising activities  to sustain continued growth, maximum penetration of core market areas and opportunities for expansion where appropriate. Provide management and active leadership for major chapter external and community development activities such as corporate partnership development and event volunteer leadership development. Identify, build, and steward relationships with community, civic and corporate leaders as an integral part of volunteer and donor prospect development and engagement in JDRF activities.  Manage and continually develop assigned volunteer committees providing leadership, cultivation, acknowledgement, material support, and assistance in building and implementing committee plans. Establish, evaluate and maintain standards for all JDRF priority events and non-events programs, including Major Giving, Walk, Gala, Special Events. In partnership with event staff, develop an annual plan for each of the programs including financial goals, objectives and calendar of activity. Maintain accurate and complete financial records for campaigns, and help ensure that the logistics and budget/timelines are met for campaigns.  Utilize social media to increase visibility and promote programs and events.  Identify and cultivate potential new volunteer leadership. Make recommendations about volunteer leadership development opportunities to the Chapter Executive Director.  Assist in identifying, cultivating and stewarding major donors. Ensure personal accountability for meeting deadlines and responding to volunteers and other department requests.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or equivalent experience (required.) Four or more (4+) years of fundraising experience or relevant business/volunteer experience. CFRE a plus. Knowledge of both special event and non-event fundraising activities (major gifts, stewardship, etc.) is a must. Must be a self-starter while also being collaborative and an amazing team player.  Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills. Ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers. Significant computer literacy.  Ability to travel statewide required. Occasional evening and weekend work required as needed.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/JDRFInternational/743999658903402-development-manager?trid=864bbe49-a53c-412c-96cc-569b54893ff8

 

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DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter / Bentonville

 

Summary:  The Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter seeks a passionate, hands-on, results-driven, development professional to serve in the newly created position of Development Manager. Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Development and Marketing, the Development Manager is responsible for the development and management of a comprehensive, strategic, integrated effort to build the base of all types of donors and achieve annual fundraising goals through events and annual giving activities.

 

Description:  Special Events – Responsible for the successful planning and execution of all NWACS events to achieve revenue targets. Establish and manage all event committees. Create and effectively manage event goals and budgets. Lead solicitations of corporate and individual event sponsorships. Responsible for all event logistics. Responsible for all communication to all donors who contributed to the event, as well as key prospects following the event, thanking them for their support. Responsible for establishing and executing clear event follow-up plans for participants. Responsible for cultivation of relationships with organizations that conduct third-party fundraising events to benefit NWACS.  Annual Giving –  Work with the Senior Director of Development and Marketing to develop and lead a comprehensive annual giving program, including strategies to be incorporated, additional giving levels, focus on new donors, and increasing average give amounts to achieve established goals. Manage stewardship activities to ensure regular contact with donors by the Executive Director, Senior Director of Development and Marketing, and other key individuals. In conjunction with the Senior Director, conduct personal solicitations. Lead and manage all special events in association with Giving Clubs. Provide stewardship to current donors, including regular written updates (newsletters, etc.) to corporate and foundation donors. Manage all Annual Giving marketing activities. Work closely with the Volunteer Services Manager to engage volunteers in annual fund activities.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Minimum of five (5) years professional fundraising experience in a nonprofit organization with a clear track record of achieving fundraising goals.  Minimum of three (3) years organizing large nonprofit events. Tangible experience and results expanding and cultivating existing donor relationships over time.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/NorthwestArkansasChildrensShelte/743999658617865-development-manager

 

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DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER

KFSM

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2017-46224

 

Summary:  KFSM-TV has an immediate opening for a Digital News Content Producer. If you enjoy a winning team environment in a great market, 5NEWS is your next home. We offer a good salary and outstanding benefits. Best of all, you’ll enjoy a high quality of life in an area nationally renowned for a low cost of living.  The successful candidate is responsible for writing and reporting breaking and developing news stories for 5NEWSONLINE.COM, and 5NEWS mobile apps and social media. Must have excellent news judgment, a sense of what’s important to 5NEWS viewers and the ability to report and write news stories accurately, clearly and quickly.  The producer will have a comprehensive knowledge of reporting, sourcing, transparency and journalism ethics, as well as a mastery of spelling, punctuation, grammar and AP Style. The ability to be detail-oriented, organized and able to prioritize and comfortably multitask under tight deadlines is a must.  The applicant must be able to integrate digital content with broadcast coverage and communicate effectively with the assignment desk, show producers and on-air reporters. The candidate must be comfortable with technology, as he or she will manage video live streams and also create, edit and post video clips from newscasts and other raw feeds. Experience with non-linear video editing and web publishing systems is preferred. Knowledge of Photoshop is preferred. Familiarity and comfort with Twitter and Facebook are required, and the candidate should understand how social media is an asset to a news organization.

 

Description:  Produce and manage engaging content over a variety of digital platforms.  Lead breaking news coverage.  Be able to handle high-pressure environment.  Manage deadlines. Produce and publish slideshows, stories, videos and other interactive content. Manage interactive content from other newsroom teams. Create unique, interactive content.  Ability to gather information for news stories and coverage.

 

Requirements:  Must be willing to work weekends, unusual shifts and holidays. Previous experience with CMS platforms a plus.  Previous experience with non-linear editing a plus.  Must be willing to submit to a background check.  Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

 

Preferred:  Photoshop experience is preferred.

 

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

 

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DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is seeking a highly motivated Digital Content Producer to join our team in creating content for the No. 1 website in the market, thv11.com.  The ideal candidate will have a knack for social media and possess excellent writing skills.  They should be a self-motivator and be confident working solo and as a team member.  Qualified candidates will have strong video and photo-editing skills and the ability to work a flexible schedule.  We’re looking for a multitasker who loves digital media and has a sense of urgency in breaking news moments.

 

Description:  Post stories to award-winning THV11.com and its social media counterparts, as well as the THV11 app.  Report news as it happens online, using AP Style.  Monitor news releases, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and any other digital sources for story ideas and content.  Contribute story ideas to the THV11 news department.  Shoot and edit video and photos for use on THV11 and thv11.com.   Work closely with THV11 reporters to develop news stories throughout the day.  Scour the Internet for viral/shareable stories.  Research story tips and work as part of THV11’s “Digital Desk.”

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in journalism/mass communication or related field.  Ability to work flexible hours as needed.  Microsoft Office/word processing skills.  Knowledge of online content management software (CMS examples are WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr.)  Strong news judgment.  Excellent writing skills using AP Style.  Video and photo editing skills.  Strong understanding of various social media platforms (Examples are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Digital-Content-Producer/J3H70B6045FRJ93D6XV/

 

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DIGITAL MARKETING ANALYST

iProv, LLC / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Working with the digital marketing team, the Digital Marketing Analyst is a marketing generalist role that supports strategy and execution of Internet marketing programs and campaigns for agency clients. This role is responsible for planning and implementing Internet marketing programs across a variety of channels, including SEM, SEO, social media and web analytics. The Digital Marketing Analyst will also report on and analyze digital marketing campaigns using Google analytics and other tools. The role will coordinate digital marketing efforts to ensure data is being correctly gathered, reported on, and communicated to the clients.

 

Description:  Use a data-driven approach via web analytics tools for monitoring and reporting of online marketing campaigns. Interface with clients, account managers, and team leads to deliver for clients across a wide array of industries. Work collaboratively with team members to create, implement, and measure online marketing campaigns. Find new strategies to test, better ways to serve our clients, and opportunities to grow as a marketing professional. If you have an idea, can execute it and prove success, we’ll be behind you 100%. Produce well-written, grammatically correct content for SEO purposes, social media, advertisements, email marketing, and correspondence with clients and co-workers.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor degree in marketing, advertising, business, English, journalism, or related field;  OR, three or more (3+) years of experience at an agency in a similar role.

 

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

 

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DIGITAL MEDIA SALES CONSULTANT

Flypaper / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  Are you a highly motivated? Do you possess a passion for sales and a desire to earn a great living? Flypaper is a local digital marketing company backed by the well-known and respected local media company in the region. We specialize in helping small to medium size businesses by crafting a personalized online marketing strategy. Whether it’s SEO, SEM, Social Media marketing, website design or reputation management, we are the local experts helping businesses maximize their exposure online and generate revenue. We are currently seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual to help us spread the word. The ideal candidate has two to five (2-5) years of commissioned sales experience preferably in the SMB market space. Ideal candidates have embraced their “inner geek” and utilize new technology. In order to be successful, you have to have a high level of comfort with technology and be eager to learn about the ever-changing digital world. Candidates must be totally comfortable cold calling on the phone and in person. Candidates must have an optimistic personality, be team oriented and have charisma. Make no mistake; this is a sales position and the best performers make the most money. You will be expected to perform! We offer a guaranteed salary, great monthly commissions, and company provided laptop, cell phone, car allowance and full bene ts. We only offer this opportunity to those who are a cultural  fit, love to work hard, celebrate and who are committed to team success.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume and cover letter about why you’re perfect for this position (subject line – Digital Media Sales Consultant) to:  jobs@nwadg.com.

 

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DIGITAL MEDIA SALES COORDINATOR

Out of the Blue Marketing / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Due to high demand for internet marketing, Out of the Blue is expanding to the Little Rock Area. We are offering an entry position for a Marketing Coordinator for the Little Rock Area. Out of the Blue is looking for someone that wants to get their foot in the door with an established marketing company. Your duties will include coordinating between local business owners and our production team.  You will be helping to assess local small businesses’ needs, helping to determine strategies, and managing the process of delivering those services. Although internet development represents about 90% of our services, we are a full-service marketing company that offer the following services:  website development; social media management; graphic design; directory advertising; collateral materials; custom videos and more.  We are not looking for sales superstar, nor are we looking for someone that knows web coding or programming; just someone that can understand the clients vision and communicate that vision clearly to our production team.The ideal candidate is professional, articulate, and self-disciplined. We can teach you the rest, and provide you with what you need to be successful.This is not a difficult job, as we basically pay you to drive around and talk to people. You will be consulting how marketing online works, recommending strategies, and coordinating the information to our designers and production team.

 

Requirements:  One year sales management experience. Professional appearance.  Speak articulately.  Reliable transportation.  Working laptop.  Full-time availability.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.simplyhired.com/search?q=graphic+design&l=little+rock%2C+ar&fdb=lv&sb=dd&job=vLoAWeMNCXk-kQPBMka-SIH8vAWn7zx_u9Z29- bay0b4klyaRHanTQ

 

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DIGITAL SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 Little Rock, has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Subject Matter Expert to join our dynamic and forward-thinking sales team. The ideal candidate will showcase his or her strategic and entrepreneurial expertise by leading a team of account executives and executing a digital sales strategy that delivers customized customer solutions through an integrated suite of media platforms. People leadership and mentoring are important to this role. This position reports to the Director of Sales.

 

Description:  Developing the strategic plan to grow digital sales amongst existing clients, demonstrating the value of digital campaigns and expanding sales opportunities to new markets and clients.  Overseeing a broad digital fulfillment team charged with creating a full pipeline of digital business and strong ROI.  Serving as digital product expert accompanying account executives on multiple sales calls weekly.  Training team members on our Digital product suite features and benefits, and providing coaching and development to maximize sales and customer satisfaction.  Collaborating with other Sales Managers to drive integrated sales opportunities and collaborating to ensure opportunities are recognized and effectively integrated.  Building a pipeline of high-quality, potential talent, and developing new talent.  Oversight of internal workflow process.  Responsible for revenue forecasts and reporting.

 

Requirements:  Deep understanding of the local digital market and our competition.  Broad knowledge of all facets of digital sales and marketing.  Product knowledge should include Display, Email, Social, SEO, SEM, OTT and other emerging opportunities.  Experience creating new revenue opportunities from synergies between interactive sales and other mediums (broadcast, radio, print.)  Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.  Strong attention to detail, proven experience multi-tasking and driving projects to completion.  Strong presentation and communication skills.  Strong presenter and communicator with internal and external customers and partners.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree.  Five (5) years of digital sales experience.  Google Certified.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Digital-Subject-Matter-Expert/J3L2726LSNP26HZVYX3/

 

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DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Arkansas State University – Mountain Home / Mountain Home

 

Summary:  The Director of Operations is responsible for developing and implementing customer-focused efficient financial services for ASUMH.  The Director is responsible for maintaining a documented effective internal control environment for sound financial management practices.  The position provides leadership, direction, and evaluation of assigned office activities and staff including Accounts Payable and Purchasing.  Reporting directly to the Vice Chancellor for Operations, the Director serves as a member of the Chancellor’s Council and leads/participates on committees as assigned.  This person engages in all aspects of institution-wide planning, supporting the mission and goals of the University.  The position is a 12-month appointment that works in close collaboration with the Vice Chancellor for Operations, the Director of Computer Services, Grant Program Directors, the Controller, the Director of Human Resources, and ASUMH faculty/staff.  The Director will provide professional, high level accounting support for oversight of assigned University-wide business functions while defining, improving, and implementing efficient process practices.  The Director of Operations, in collaboration with the Controller, is responsible for semi-monthly payroll functions, monitoring investments of University funds, safety of investments, banking relationships, bank statement reconciliation, cash flow, credit card processor relationships, general ledger maintenance, W’2, 1099, and 1098T preparation, and various annual financial reports in accordance with GAAP and  GASB Statements.  The Director will act as interim Controller during the Controller’s absence and assist in the supervision and/or direction of staff workflow.  The Director of Operations will assist with institutional budget preparation and plan, prepare, and monitor the Administrative Affairs departmental budget.  The Director will help ensure assigned areas are in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures while contributing to the University’s success by through Division and University Strategic and Operational Plan development/measurement.  The Director of Operations will model appropriate professional, ethical and collaborative behaviors that foster trust and respect consistent with the responsibilities of this position.

 

Description:  Oversees Purchasing, Accounts Payable, and semi-monthly Payroll functions.  Responsible for review, analysis, and documentation of business processes and procedures.  Assisting Controller and legislative auditors with the annual audit of the University and ensuring proper controls.  Provide appropriate assistance to internal and external customers regarding institutional financial matters.  Performs various accounting functions in collaboration with the Controller.  Assist in maintaining tuition, mandatory fee, course specific fees, refund period software updates on an annual basis.  Analyzes enrollment trends for financial shifts or need for potential procedural changes.  Assists with the development of the institution-wide “Important Dates to Remember” calendar.  Coordinate the updates/dissemination of Travel/Purchasing handbooks and portal updates.  Supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned staff – purchasing/Accounts Payable.  Coordinates/prepares relevant updates for Fall/Spring faculty/staff Welcome meetings.  Maintains contracts in accordance with state procurement guidelines.  Appropriation management including state treasury.  Ensures budget expenditure requests are in compliance with federal, state, system, and institutional guidelines.  Prepares quarterly Board Expenditure Reports.  Disseminates monthly revenue/expenditure reporting.  Ensures the needs of ASUMH departments are considered while proactively identifying opportunities to improves business processes.  Assists in ASU System Internal audit document preparation.  Participates in procedure/policy review and development, institutional planning, and problem resolution.  Prepares and presents departmental fiscal budgets and participates in development of the University-wide fiscal budget.  Serves as representative for various institutional and external appropriate committees.  Responsible for planning, developing, evaluating, and improving institutional programs and services appropriate to the division

Plans and coordinates appropriate training for department staff.  Serves on the Chancellor’s Council.  Responsible for coordination of strategic/long-range planning for Administrative Affairs in accordance with the goals/mission of the University.  Oversight of restricted competitive grant submissions and monthly/quarterly billing and revenue reconciliation of competitive grants.  Coordinates annual updates to Travel/Purchasing Handbook, University catalog, etc.  Represents the University at a variety of meetings, external committees, and/or conferences as requested

Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor of Operations or Chancellor.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or closely related field from an accredited institution.  Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, budgets, grants, staff training/management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), budgeting and internal control principles and practices.  Knowledge and understanding of core financial systems and procedures and appropriate related internal controls – cash receipting, disbursements, purchasing, accounts payable, fixed assets, payroll, receivables, and collections.  Knowledge and ability to prepare basic financial statements, and maintain general and operating ledgers.  Analytical skills and ability to research and solve problems.  Ability to cultivate a positive and friendly customer service attitude and environment for faculty, staff, students, and community members from diverse backgrounds and cultures.  Ability to analyze quantitative/qualitative data into informational reports/presentations for planning and problem solving purposes.  An open and flexible communication/leadership style that encourages innovation, problem solving, and fosters development of academic and support staff.  Ability to prioritize, organize, and schedule workflows to meet institutional, state, and federal deadlines.  A working knowledge of database management.

 

Preferred:  Accounting experience in a university setting – knowledge of government or fund accounting standards (GASB.)  Supervisory experience strongly preferred.  CPA certification.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.asumh.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities.html

 

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DIRECTOR OF THE UA LITTLE ROCK ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

Development Office

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R98980

Closing:  October 7

 

Summary:  Under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development, the Director of the UA Little Rock Alumni Association is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of the University’s alumni program and executive support of the alumni association and alumni board of directors. As UA Little Rock moves forward on a comprehensive campaign, the Director of the Alumni Association will serve in a leadership role for the campaign. The Director is responsible for planning and conducting all alumni related activities and programs designed to enhance the University and the alumni association. The Director will be responsible for an increase in alumni philanthropic giving, annual membership goals and goals of the UA Little Rock annual fund. It is a goal of the Advancement division to expand alumni giving over the next few years. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to managing events designed to increase alumni participation, managing the Alumni Board of Directors and all fundraising events associated with the charge of the Board, hosting the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony and engaging students through a student alumni association. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Provide executive leadership to the Alumni Association’s 25-member board of directors.  Coordinate the involvement of alumni and students in the development, planning, implementation and management of alumni events.  Enlist, motivate and train a corps of volunteers committed to successful alumni programming.  Advance the alumni association’s membership.  Provide direction and leadership to the Director of the Annual Fund and Alumni Membership, the Assistant Director of the Annual Fund and Alumni Membership and the Event Fundraiser in the Office of Alumni and Development.  Coordinate the programs of the alumni association including, but not limited to, Taste of Little Rock, reunion and homecoming weekends, alumni recognition programs, commencement ceremonies, and BBQ at Bailey.  Establish annual operating strategies and budgets.  Supervise alumni staff, student workers and volunteers.  Provide leadership for various communications programs for alumni.  Maintain a portfolio of new alumni and annual giving prospects and solicit their support for gifts such as annual giving, annual membership, lifetime membership and student philanthropy participation.  Schedule and conduct 4 to 5 face-to-face visits weekly with alumni to garner volunteer support, increase membership or solicit annual fund gifts.  Establish relationships and work collaboratively with the appropriate university staff and the external community to generate interest in the alumni association with alumni and current students of the university. This may include having an Association presence in community and university events.  Represent the Alumni Association and/or University at on- and off-campus meetings, conferences and seminars.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of three (3) years of successful management experience with a comprehensive university alumni program.

 

Preferred:  Master’s or advanced degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6601

 

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DIRECTOR OF UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Ten or more years experience in a comparable communication.  Excellent written communication skills including editing skills, and ability to adapt reporting and writing styles to different audiences/constituencies.  Excellent oral communications and listening skills.  Strategic understanding of web sites, social networking sites, and other electronic media as key communication tools.  Functional knowledge of one or more specific areas within University Communications.  Ability to manage multiple projects and staff.  Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to lead a team and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with staff, faculty, students and university community.  Ability to articulate the benefits of a Christian college experience, including a clear and concise position on the issue of integration of faith, learning and living.  Commitment to the Articles of Faith, mission and objectives of the University.  Ability to work under pressure in a communication crisis situation.  Desire to be a role model for students by demonstrating an active Christian faith in personal example and in work related responsibilities.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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DISCOVERY NETWORK DIRECTOR

Museum of Discovery / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Working under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer and in close coordination with the leadership of all Network members, the Discovery Network Director manages, promotes and schedules all aspects of Network activities. He/she also actively recruits new members and works to secure renewals.

 

Description:  Leads and manages all aspects of the Discovery Network, a growing consortium of educational organizations and institutions across the state.  Leads and directs planning and implementation of a new organizational membership growth model for the Network – including potential growth outside Arkansas.  Develops goals, strategies, revenue streams, budgets and operating plans for the Network.  Serves on Museum of Discovery management team. Oversees the Carnegie Science Center STEM Excellence Pathway Program, designed to coach and support K-12 schools in developing a STEM-specific strategic improvement plan. Organizes ongoing STEAM-based professional development opportunities for member organizations.  Manages and coaches a team of three Museum of Discovery employees who are dedicated to carrying out Network projects and others who assist the Network as needed on a project-by-project basis.  Makes presentations and lead discussions at national and state conferences.  Leads the Arkansas Discovery Network Advisory Council, including recruiting, engaging and retaining members and planning development of new projects and collaborative partnerships.  Supports key relationships by meeting with stakeholders regularly and attending noteworthy events as the face of the Discovery Network.  Implements the Network financial plans in conjunction with the museum CFO and CEO.  Develops and maintains contact with similar networks in other states. Assists Chief Development Officer with fundraising duties by researching grant opportunities and other fundraising opportunities for the Network. Works with Chief Marketing Officer to coordinate all marketing for the Network and other marketing needs for the Network. Other duties as defined and assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Education or Business preferred. Three years teaching and/or museum experience preferred. Supervisory experience strongly preferred.

 

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

 

Kelley Bass, Chief Executive Officer

kbass@museumofdiscovery.org

 

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EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH COORDINATOR

Arkansas Archeological Survey

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  September 15

 

Summary:  The Educational Outreach Coordinator will work with ARAS professional staff to develop written materials for print and internet dissemination to share research findings with general audiences; develop archeology-based educational materials (e.g., learning exercises and lesson plans for students; training workshops and support materials for teachers) for use in K-12 classes; develop archeology-based outreach materials for use in museums, libraries, state parks, etc.; coordinate educational outreach programs involving ARAS professional staff members; and develop grant applications to secure external funds to support educational outreach initiatives.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, education, or a related field (e.g., English, history, humanities.)  Professional experience developing teaching and educational outreach materials.

 

Preferred:  Graduate degree in anthropology, education, or a related field.  Field and lab experience in archeology.  Experience working with the public.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22213

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT FOR UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION

University Development

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  September 16

 

Summary:  The Executive Assistant for University Development Administration will provide executive level staff assistance to the Associate Vice Chancellor and Assistant Vice Chancellor for University Development in support of the fundraising goals for the University of Arkansas. This position reports directly to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Development, but maintains close working relationship with the Associate Vice Chancellor as well as other Development leadership.  The Executive Assistant will manage all communications with the Deans and unit leaders as well as the unit development staff for Development leadership; track development staff performance and maintain dashboards and other metrics needed to keep Development leadership abreast of progress; manage all Campaign Arkansas materials for units in preparation of meetings and activities; and serves as a liaison for University Development leadership to the Vice Chancellor for Advancement’s office.  This position performs administrative duties, prepare reports, manage prospect, and events lists. This position performs additional administrative duties as assigned and adhere to University Development policies and procedures.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least one year of experience in an office administrative roll or support position.  At least one year of experience in a customer service setting

Experience with multi-lined phone system, A/V equipment, Microsoft Office suite, Outlook, Advance, Crystal Reports, and BASIS.  Experience handling confidential information.

 

Preferred:  Successful experience in a higher education setting, preferably in the Advancement area.  Experience in supporting highly productive staff and teams.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22436

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT

President’s Office

Philander Smith College / Little Rock

 

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

 

Description:  Coordinates the Presidents’ activities, including management of a complex calendar, travel arrangements, budget and associated logistics, with shifting priorities and deadlines.  Independently commit the President’s time to those requesting access based on an in-depth understanding of the President’s priorities and needs and dynamic role within the college framework.  Independently prioritize, plan coordinate and/or oversee logistics for meetings and conferences with individuals as well as others internal and external to the college, including executive and senior level staff, faculty, and donors. Organize agenda for weekly Cabinet Meetings.  Organize and maintain the workings of the President’s office. Take responsibility for paper and electronic filing systems and ensuring all pertinent information and supporting materials are retained.   Serve as the President’s liaison to various internal and external constituencies, including screening correspondence and telephone calls; keep the executive informed of all matters requiring the President’s attention.  Compose correspondence; develop, review and edit presentations and documentation; independently research and analyze associated issues and/or compile materials needed for presentation and/or decision making purposes.  Manage and/or oversee multiple projects concurrently; anticipate and track critical dates, events and organizational issues for the President; follow up with Cabinet Members or other appropriate parties to ensure deadlines are met.  Manages a complex filing system by overseeing the filing system; creates files and records as necessary; updates files and records; determines retention or purge schedules, and retrieves files and documents as needed.  Contributes to the overall success of the college by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned by the President. Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:   Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Business, Accounting, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited college, or equivalent experience.  At least five years of increasingly responsible secretarial or administrative experience is required which must include an extensive knowledge of general office procedures, and supervision of others on a regular basis.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://www.philander.edu/human-resources

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Development Office

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R96981

Closing:  October 7

 

Summary:  Under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development, the Executive Director of Development is charged with managing relationships and securing support from donors who are capable of making leadership major gifts and major gifts to the University. This individual will manage a personal portfolio of 75 – 100 prospects, as well as manage 6 – 9 directors of development within the Office of Alumni and Development. This individual will develop and implement a plan for major gift fundraising for our development team. The Executive Director of Development candidate will be an individual with a rich development background who has had progressive and successful development experience in major gifts and a strong track record of success in management. The ideal candidate cares deeply about mentoring gift officers and the development profession. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Qualify, cultivate and solicit prospective donors at the leadership major gift and major gift level.  Develop and propose strategies for solicitation of major gifts, including determining ongoing relationships with prospects/donors, recommending specific purpose and levels of giving, identifying those to be involved in the cultivation and solicitation process and assuring solicitations are carried out.  Manage 6 – 9 directors of development. Responsible for setting annual fundraising goals with each director of development and monitor the progress toward those goals.  Establish meeting schedules and training with each director of development based on individual needs.  Develop and implement programs for major gift staff professional development, process documentation and improvement, and moves management.  Work closely with directors of development to insure effective coordination of efforts within their College and to reinforce the prospect relationship continuum.  Participate in alumni and development team efforts including solicitation strategy planning for key prospects and internal planning efforts.  Keep current on programs and faculty/research/student initiatives at the university.  Coordinate an effective program for recognition, involvement and stewardship of major gift donors in coordination with the Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development.  Represent the Office of Alumni and Development and/or University at on- and off-campus meetings, conferences, and seminars.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree and five (5) or more years of development, fundraising or sales experience with three or more years of management experience.

 

Preferred:  Master’s or advanced degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6600

 

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FUND DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts / Arkansas

 

Summary:  The Fund Development Director creates and oversees the implementation of a strategic approach to fundraising which includes major gifts, annual giving, corporate giving, grants and solicitation of in-kind resources. The Fund Development Director will set the pace for fundraising performance within the Fund Development team, and leads efforts toward the achievement of the philanthropic revenue goal for the council.

 

Description:  Development of a Comprehensive Fund Development Plan –  Collaborates with the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) to create a fund development plan which increases revenues to support the strategic direction of Girl Scouts – Diamonds. Implements the fund development plan in accordance with ethical fundraising principles and current fundraising practices, utilizing analytical assessment methodologies and measurement tools. Monitors and evaluates all fundraising activities to ensure that fundraising goals are being achieved. Monitors trends in the community or region and adapts fundraising strategies as necessary.  Organizes Fund Development Activities –  Identifies and develops corporate, community and individual prospects for the council’s fundraising priorities. Develops and manages timelines for various fundraising activities to ensure strategic plans and critical fundraising processes are carried out in a timely manner. Develops policies and procedures for the fund development department which reflect ethical fundraising practices. Prepares and submits grant applications as outlined in the fund development plan to generate funds for the council. Oversees the planning and execution of special fundraising events as specified in the fund development plan to generate funds for the council. Oversees the administration of the donor database with integrity as it relates to the accuracy, privacy and confidentiality of donor information. Develops criteria for project-specific donor mailing lists and monitors the acquisition of prospects from all sources of interaction and activity within the council and broader community.  Performs strategic analysis regarding development projects and campaigns, drawing conclusions that will initiate tactical steps to improve upon project execution, year over year.  Coordinates in-kind donations and oversees the issuing of receipts and acknowledgements.  Managerial Fund Development Activities – In consultation with the CSO, recruits, interviews, and selects well-qualified fund development staff. Serves as the team leader for the fund development team, providing mentorship and guidance as well as day-to-day supervision; driver of team’s combined and individual performance toward fundraising objectives and revenue goals. Engages volunteers for special fund development projects using established volunteer management practices. Acts as the leader of comprehensive grants management processes; departmental team leader for grant bridge procedures.  Manages Fund Development Budget –  Develops and gains approval for an annual revenue and expenditure budget for the fund development program. Prepares regular reports on progress, budgets, receipts and expenditures related to fundraising and the  management of the fund development activities. Monitors expenses and analyzes budget reports on fund development activities, recommending changes as necessary.  Promotes the Council –  Fosters an understanding of philanthropy within the council and builds a culture of philanthropy among staff, volunteers and community at large. Develops a comprehensive communications plan in coordination with the Communications Director to promote the council to internal and external stakeholders to maximize public awareness of the fundraising activities of the council, depicting Girl Scouts – Diamonds as a destination for philanthropy. Coordinates the design, printing and distribution of marketing and communications materials for development efforts in partnership with the Communications Director. Builds relationships with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goals of the council.

 

Requirements:  University degree.  A certificate in Fundraising Management is an asset.

 

Preferred:  Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) designation.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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FUND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Fund Development Officer is accountable for coordinating and implementing the council’s efforts in securing funding from individuals, corporations, foundations, United Ways and government entities. Primary focus is managing and coordinating fundraising activities in support of organizational priorities. Under administrative direction, the Fund Development Officer identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards donors; serves as development liaison; supports fundraising special projects, develops key initiatives and collaborates in strategic goal setting.

 

Description:  Aggressively identifies and cultivates relationships with potential donors and stakeholders to support funding needs within our council.  Develop and maintains a robust donor portfolio with a plan for donor acquisition, retention and stewardship.  Works with other departments and the external relations team to research and identify specific funding needs of council programs/initiatives and raises funds to support those efforts.  Identifies, cultivates and solicits philanthropic support by developing and maintaining relationships with assigned prospects, manages special projects; carries out fundraising priorities in assigned areas.  Plays a pivotal role in the development of the GirlsFirst for Girl Scouts –  Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas volunteer auxiliaries, with special emphasis on membership recruitment, volunteer management and fundraising/special events mentorship and management.  Supports fundraising strategies and methods/activities to ensure proper acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship of donors; collaborates with other members of the fund development and communications teams in developing campaign materials, case statements and brochures; works in collaboration to prepare reports and prospect research materials.  Ensures the integrity of the grant management process by active participation in the grant bridge procedure.  Coordinates and ensures maintenance of an effective fund development data management system.  Remains current with national, regional and local fundraising trends and laws impacting the fundraising initiatives.  Builds working relationships and serves as development liaison to community organizations, donors and other key personnel to achieve successful fundraising; nurtures culture of philanthropic support both among internal and external audiences.  Provides leadership with regional fund development events.  Participates in special projects and other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, or a related field preferred and/or equivalent knowledge and experience in fundraising, marketing and grant writing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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FUND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts / Rogers

 

Summary:  The Fund Development Officer is accountable for coordinating and implementing the council’s efforts in securing funding from individuals, corporations, foundations, United Ways and government entities. Primary focus is managing and coordinating fundraising activities in support of organizational priorities. Under administrative direction, the Fund Development Officer identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards donors; serves as development liaison; supports fundraising special projects, develops key initiatives and collaborates in strategic goal setting.

 

Description:  Aggressively identifies and cultivates relationships with potential donors and stakeholders to support funding needs within our council.  Develop and maintains a robust donor portfolio with a plan for donor acquisition, retention and stewardship.  Works with other departments and the external relations team to research and identify specific funding needs of council programs/initiatives and raises funds to support those efforts.  Identifies, cultivates and solicits philanthropic support by developing and maintaining relationships with assigned prospects, manages special projects; carries out fundraising priorities in assigned areas.  Plays a pivotal role in the development of the GirlsFirst for Girl Scouts –  Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas volunteer auxiliaries, with special emphasis on membership recruitment, volunteer management and fundraising/special events mentorship and management.  Supports fundraising strategies and methods/activities to ensure proper acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship of donors; collaborates with other members of the fund development and communications teams in developing campaign materials, case statements and brochures; works in collaboration to prepare reports and prospect research materials.  Ensures the integrity of the grant management process by active participation in the grant bridge procedure.  Coordinates and ensures maintenance of an effective fund development data management system.  Remains current with national, regional and local fundraising trends and laws impacting the fundraising initiatives.  Builds working relationships and serves as development liaison to community organizations, donors and other key personnel to achieve successful fundraising; nurtures culture of philanthropic support both among internal and external audiences.  Provides leadership with regional fund development events.  Participates in special projects and other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, or a related field preferred and/or equivalent knowledge and experience in fundraising, marketing and grant writing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith / Fort Smith

Closing:  September 15

 

Summary:  This position reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications.  The Graphic Designer will work with a team of other graphic designers, editor, photographer and coordinator responsible for creating and preparing promotional and instructional print publications and visual materials.  The Graphic Designer must be able to follow a project from concept to the printing stage.  Typical duties will include: preparing layouts and designing artwork for print and digital use; checking and approving color, copy, and text on final printed pieces; coordinating administrative aspects of production; working with on-campus clients to create marketing pieces; and preparing final designs for presentation.  Understanding new fads and trends is necessary.  Will perform other duties as required and/or assigned.  Routine work schedule is Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional overtime required.

 

Requirements:  Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in graphic design or closely related field; plus one year of experience in graphic design or a related field.  Demands of the position require initiative; the ability to handle multiple projects and priorities; excellent communication and teamwork skills; a good working knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and spelling; and accurate typing and proofreading skills. Knowledge of Drupal and other web development tools or content management systems would be a plus. The candidate chosen must have a strong knowledge of printing, publishing, and/or graphic art procedures, and the related computer software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite applications, Microsoft Office applications, and Macintosh OSX).  Preference will be given to candidates with Macintosh experience.  Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for part of these requirements.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     http://uafs.edu/hr/18-20-0004

 

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INTERN / WEB TEAM CONTENT

iProv, LLC / Little Rock

 

Summary:  As an intern for iProv, LLC’s Web Content Team, you will be expected to complete all assigned training, manage assigned projects, and be open to learning new concepts and brainstorming ideas in a fast-paced environment. You will be assisting our Content Specialists by editing blog posts, drafting creative briefs, conducting research for editorial calendars, and analyzing and organizing data for case studies and special projects.

 

Description:  Develop knowledge of managed web clients’ business and branding.  Participate in team meetings and brainstorming sessions.  Conduct industry research.  Assist with special projects.  Write creative briefs for client blog articles.  Assist with web analysis and client reports.  Download and file images, maintain image library.

 

Requirements:  Enrolled in a two (2) or four (4) year college program majoring in a related field (preferred);  OR, Bachelor’s degree in related field—English, Creative Writing, Communications, Technical Writing, Marketing, Journalism, Advertising

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.  Basic Understanding of SEO/SEM.  Ambitious, creative, detail-oriented personality.

 

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

 

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MANAGER / ENERGY MARKETING

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation / Little Rock

Job ID:  2017-1267

 

Summary:  Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.  A Manager of Energy Marketing collaborates with statewide member cooperatives to promote the efficient use of electricity and assists member cooperatives with design and implementation of energy efficiency programs; manages the annual statewide Energy Efficiency Home Makeover program with member cooperatives and assists with the preparation of the cooperatives’ annual energy efficiency reports.

 

Description:  Provides member cooperative systems with information on residential energy efficiency and energy marketing programs, including program measures, construction practices, products, and financial assistance programs for cooperatives and their members.  Develops, coordinates, and manages the production of energy marketing and energy efficiency educational materials for the member cooperatives. Develops materials to be used for community, organizational, or homebuilder audiences.  Presents energy efficiency and new product information to member systems, employee, civic club, or home builder association meetings as requested.  Coordinates with member cooperatives regarding comprehensive energy audits, including: blower door and duct blaster diagnostic testing, and forward-looking infrared (IR) detection and interpretation.  Coordinates with the distribution cooperatives to prepare the annual energy efficiency program reports, including the Evaluation, Measurement & Verification (EM&V) results; deemed savings; and other information required by the Arkansas Public Service Commission.  Manages, facilitates and oversees the annual Energy Efficiency Home Makeover project for the distribution cooperatives to include developing marketing plan, finalist/s selection, comprehensive audits of the finalist homes (if necessary), contractor negotiation and solicitation of vendor sponsorships, project management, and coordination of any PR or media events with the Manager of Communications.  Updates the energy efficiency information and materials located on the Cooperative’s website and other domains. Produces digital and other Energy Marketing or Efficiency material for placement on social media and web channels.  Researches and coordinates energy marketing and efficiency efforts with NRECA, the distribution cooperatives, and any other relevant entities. Closely monitors and reports on federal, state, and local tax credits, rebates, or incentives for energy efficiency implementation.  Coordinates and facilitates the bi-annual ACSI and Net Promoter surveys, as requested by the CEO.  Manages content for the Building Guidelines for Energy Efficiency publications and brochures. Manages content within and functionality of the ECA Energy Efficiency Educational.  Facilitates electric range program for member systems and the schools within their service territories.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related discipline plus at least 6 years related marketing and project management experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst or other U.S. Department of Energy accredited comprehensive energy auditor credentials or ability to obtain within 12 months.  Forward looking infrared thermographer certification for energy auditors or building science per ANSI/ASNT CP-105 and CP-189 of the American Society for  Non-Destructive Testing or  ability to obtain within 12 months.

 

Preferred:  Previous Cooperative experience strongly preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-aecc.icims.com/jobs/1267/manager—energy-marketing/job

 

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MANAGER OF CHAPTER & MEETING SERVICES

American Case Management Association

CGi, LLC / Little Rock (or Nashville, TN)

 

Summary:  The Manager of Chapter and Meeting Services will combine management skills, passionate energy, determination, and creativity for chapter membership growth, retention, satisfaction and educational meetings.  To facilitate these goals, he or she will:  influence and assist with chapter leadership development, support and succession planning;  develop, implement and manage strategies for long term chapter and meeting success;  have significant autonomy to plan and deliver conferences/meetings of the highest standard that meet educational, budgetary, timeline and attendance goals;  manage content and speaker selection, online registration site, logistics planning, and onsite conference implementation;  collaborate with staff for RFP, Food and Beverage, A/V and other support services;  be ready and willing to creatively collaborate with marketing & sales regarding your chapter and conferences as needed;  and be available to travel 30-40 nights annually including weekends.

 

Description:  Develop and execute professional association chapter meetings adhering to a rigorous conference planning timeline.  Serve as the key point of contact and resource for chapter Boards to facilitate chapter development and growth.  Collaborate with Marketing for brochure development and conference promotion strategy.  Ensure conference budget and attendance goals are met or exceeded.  Ensure chapter member satisfaction goals are met or exceeded.  Develop and support engagement strategies.  Responsible for influencing and assisting with succession planning for board members.  Execution of clear and professional speaker and chapter board communication.  Ensure chapter membership goals for retention and growth are met or exceeded.  Ensure compliance monitoring for chapter policy and regulatory requirements.  Oversee final hotel and venue contracts, BEOs and other vendors based on conference requirements.  Use chapter dashboard to strategically monitor chapter goals.  Oversee RFP and site selection, content management, speaker selection, building online registration site, logistics planning and onsite conference management.  Develop/Manage other chapter initiatives or functions as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university.  Three (3) years experience managing a portfolio of meetings, accounts or business units – planning, implementing and achieving goals through established strategies.  Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.  Demonstrated project management and creative problem-solving skills with an ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines at one time.  Exceptional organizational, detail orientation, and follow up skills.  Ability and flexibility to manage multiple priorities and deadlines at one time.  Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and establish and nurture cooperative working relationships with diverse groups.  Experience with association meeting management, chapter relation, account management or business unit management.

 

Preferred:  CMP desired; CAE a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers.pcma.org/job/manager-of-chapter-and-meeting-services-nashville-tennessee-4545

 

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MARKETING PROPOSAL COORDINATOR

Garver / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  Would you describe yourself as being both creative and detail-oriented? Garver’s in-house Marketing Team is looking for a Marketing Coordinator with strong written communication skills to support business development pursuits. This role calls for an eye for design and the ability to proofread or edit a continuous flow of documents.This position will develop and coordinate proposals for multiple business opportunities, assist in developing win strategies, writing technical sections, providing creative layouts, and organizing large amounts of information for the pursuit team. The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of team work, the ability to work independently on assignments, and the ability to multi-task and know how to prioritize duties to meet deadlines.

 

Description:  Write, edit, and proofread multi-page proposals, government forms, qualification packages, and presentations and produce in-house before external distribution.  Collaborate with the corporate graphics team to visually communicate information.  Coordinate and organize large amounts of technical information for the proposal team, including photography, external subconsultant data, and marketing collateral.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Demonstrated excellent writing and editing skills.  Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign.  Four or more (4+) years of related experience.  Proficient user of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

 

Preferred:  Previous experience in proposal preparation or large-document management.  Experience in the A/E/C industry.  Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

https://garverusa.com/joinus/jobDescription.php?gnk=job&gni=8a78858c5e5ad5de015e5ce91f994453

 

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METEOROLOGIST

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV is seeking a Meteorologist who is ready to take their “weather game” beyond maps and cold fronts. Can you tell a great story, can you introduce social media in your forecast, can you handle the highly unpredictable weather generated in Central Arkansas?  We also embrace our brand “This Is Home” meaning our weather team leads the way getting out in the community. It could be Friday football live shots or our Summer Cereal Drive—we love life in Arkansas and want to share it with our viewers.  Working in Little Rock offers you a great way of life and joining the TEGNA family and it’s 45 stations can really help launch your career. If you want to become part of a great team, please apply.

 

Requirements:  Certified Meteorologist.  Degree in Journalism or related field.  Strong understanding of associated weather equipment.  Appreciation of social media. Valid driver’s license.

 

Preferred:  Two to three (2-3) years of experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Meteorologist/J3L6KV6CNH8TTZC78N4/

 

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NEWSCAST DIRECTOR

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 has an exciting opportunity for a Newscast Director with strong production skills, who can operate in a fast paced environment.  This position works daily with Operations, News and Creative Services to execute a consistent and technically clean news product.  This position also checks the daily logs and Crispin playlist to make sure all elements are correct and ready for air.

 

Requirements:  Knowledge of Sony ELC Control Room Automation and Sony production switcher is a big plus.  Experience with ENPS, BitCentral Precis and Miranda Vertigo also a plus.  Excellent communication skills required, with an emphasis on working as a team with producers.   Flexible shifts may include holiday and weekend work.

 

Preferred:  Three years experience in various aspects of television production preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Newscast-Director/J3F28H5Z93838T882P2/

 

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OUTSIDE SALES REP

iProv, LLC / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The purpose of the Outside Sales Representative position is to represent the company by showcasing and selling the services and products. The primary focus of the Outside Sales Representative is to work with prospects by handling onsite appointments and providing demonstrations.

 

Description:  Represent iProv in a positive and professional manner.  Being awesome and energetic.  Work with all personnel and outside contacts to satisfy clients and achieve company goals.  Identify areas of improvement in the company and assist in creating and implementing solutions.  Arrive to work and meetings on time and prepared.  Maintain work areas in a clean and organized manner.  Perform any other duties assigned by your manager.  Complete and maintain accurate renewal forecasts, data gathering and reports.  Participate in management meetings and take responsibility for sales and service improvement initiatives and other assigned action items.  Initiate contact with prospects that has been generated by the Marketing Team.  Work with prospects to develop a deep understanding of their needs and translate those needs into product requirements that satisfy their demands.  Conduct onsite or online presentations that showcase the services and products of the company to prospects.  Work with management to develop proposals, quotes, and respond to RFP/RFI documents.  Effectively communicate features and benefits of solutions and manage prospect expectations.  Maintain in-depth product knowledge of the service offerings of the company.  Perform sales procedures through activities and opportunities in CRM and remain compliant with defined policies and procedures.

 

Requirements:  High school graduate or equivalent, required; college degree, preferred.)  Two or more (2+) years demonstrable prior sales and/or project management experience.  Positive attitude, exemplary attendance, and reliable team member.  Possess a track record of managing the customer commitment, negotiation, and closing of the sales process.  Demonstrated level of success in the development of client relationships.  Enjoy working with customers and external audiences.  High energy and drive with good negotiation skills.  Strong organizational, presentation, and customer service skills.  Skill in preparing written communications and materials.  Interpersonal skills: such as telephony skills, communication skills, active listening and customer-care.  Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly.  Typing skills to ensure quick and accurate data entry. Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast moving environment.

 

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

 

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PRESSROOM OPERATOR

Saline Courier / Benton

 

Summary:  The Saline Courier in Benton has an immediate opening in our pressroom. If you have experience running a Goss Community off-set press, this could be a great opportunity for you. You will be working beside a press foreman with 37 years experience. The Courier publishes seven days a week in addition to numerous other contracted print jobs. CTP processing experience is a plus. Benefits include health insurance, accrued vacation and sick time, holiday pay and a great working environment. The Courier is an equal opportunity employer.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume and job history details to:

 

Kelly Freudensprung, Publisher

kfreudensprung@bentoncourier.com

 

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PRODUCT PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts / Rogers

 

Summary:  The Product Program Specialist is responsible for assisting in the planning, coordination, organization, and implementation of the Council’s strategies and campaigns that support girls, parents, volunteer and staff. Primary areas of responsibility include the Cookie and Fall Product Programs.

 

Description:  Coordinate product program in regional areas according to the Council’s strategy and GSUSA guidelines.  Plan, arrange and facilitate the implementation of interactive volunteer, staff, and parent trainings.  Provide primary customer service support for Product Program, including maintaining a current customer solutions catalog for the department and a 24-hour response time to all email and phone queries.  Maintain up to date database of volunteer, parent, and girl information – including the tracking of product season participation and debt in Salesforce.  Set up and conduct registration imports into software platforms for both the Cookie and Fall Product Programs.  Act as the subject matter expert on sales platforms to volunteers, parents and staff (Nut-E, QSP, Digital Cookie, eBudde.)  Work in coordination with the Product Program Coordinator to keep accurate information in Product Program sales platforms regarding sales, registered girls, delivery, debt, inventory, etc.  Ensure the accuracy of all Product Program transactions and the safeguarding of assets (materials, inventory, and incentives.)  Maintain up to date contact information, position paperwork, and rosters for Service Unit Product Managers.  View, decipher, and compile reports as requested to monitor trends in Product Program. Update and compile Product Program guides, the website and print materials in coordinating effort with External Relations.  Provide in-person support and management to the Northwest and Midwest Cookie Cupboards.  Co-ordinate with Special Initiatives (SuperTroops and Community Programs) during the Product Program season to place orders, offer guidance, and manage inventory.  Provide primary Retail Backup for Northwest and Midwest retail efforts.  Support council, regional, and functional efforts. Support the department’s financial, inventory management and customer service goals.

 

Requirements:  Excel expert. Valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

 

Preferred:  Experience in customer centric environment. Knowledge of Girl Scout Leadership Experience. Bring positive culture to the work environment.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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RECRUITMENT SPECIALIST

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts / Little Rock

 

Summary:  A key member of the Mission Delivery Department, the Recruitment Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing recruitment strategies designed to raise awareness and generate interest in Girl Scouts, resulting in increased girl/adult membership in assigned geographic area; recruits volunteers; assists in developing and implementing plans for membership extension in all markets; represents and extends Girl Scouting in the community through presentations, collaborative efforts, and networking; and ensures the Girl Scout Program is visible and accessible within assigned geographic area.

 

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

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, communications, or a related field preferred or at least 3 years knowledge and/or experience in a related field.  Demonstrated ability to assess lead generating opportunities within a community.  Experience building and leveraging relationships to generate quality leads.  Demonstrated customer service skills.  Strong community engagement experience.  Valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

 

Preferred:  Knowledge of Girl Scout Leadership Experience. Experience in sales and/or customer service.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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RECRUITMENT SPECIALIST

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts / Rogers

 

Summary:  A key member of the Mission Delivery Department, the Recruitment Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing recruitment strategies designed to raise awareness and generate interest in Girl Scouts, resulting in increased girl/adult membership in assigned geographic area; recruits volunteers; assists in developing and implementing plans for membership extension in all markets; represents and extends Girl Scouting in the community through presentations, collaborative efforts, and networking; and ensures the Girl Scout Program is visible and accessible within assigned geographic area.

 

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

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, communications, or a related field preferred or at least 3 years knowledge and/or experience in a related field.  Demonstrated ability to assess lead generating opportunities within a community.  Experience building and leveraging relationships to generate quality leads.  Demonstrated customer service skills.  Strong community engagement experience.  Valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

 

Preferred:  Knowledge of Girl Scout Leadership Experience. Experience in sales and/or customer service.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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RESEARCH & PROSPECT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

University Development

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  September 13

 

Summary:  The Research and Prospect Management Specialist is responsible for conducting special research studies, analyzing data, preparing statistics, making recommendations based on research findings, and monitoring and coordinating project/program activities. Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, general business, or a related field.

 

Preferred:  Basic understanding of research concepts and resources through work or academic experience.  Experience working with databases, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel.  Experience working in a deadline driven environment.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22360

 

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SENIOR DESIGN MANAGER

Leisure Arts, Inc. / Maumelle

 

Summary:  Leisure Arts has an opportunity to work with a trusted brand, leveraging your design skills to take them to the next level as we see innovation being a key proponent of future growth. The Senior Design Manager will support the publication design and packaging growth vision for an industry leader in Craft publishing. The role will be responsible for directing and defining key publication design and packaging activities for the category to win with our key retailers. Position requires creative project management experience and ability to effectively collaborate with key internal teams including; Marketing, Product Development, Editorial Production, Sourcing, Sales as well as in-house design, creative and production staff. A six member team will be lead by this Manager.

 

Description:  Contribute to driving the vision of the publication and packaging design reporting to Creative Director/Production Director. To include: packaging, publications, promotions, web site and private label development ensuring a consistent level of quality.  Lead and collaborate on the work of (internal/external) designers in the development of primary and secondary packaging to establish winning retail shelf presence for the category and responsible brands.  Provides leadership and supervision to Graphic Artists including staffing, performance management, and training.  Source, hire, and direct freelance photographers and designers — negotiate rates and access incoming work. Art direct photo shoots as needed.  Leads packaging creative reviews and develop recommendations based on agreed upon creative strategy and design brief.  Utilizes brand strategy guidelines and help create and extend the brand standards.  Develops creative solutions turning ideas into products that resonate and attract customers.  Internal liaison with key departments ensuring messaging is consistent and effectively represents the brand.  Demonstrates an ability to strategically connect consumer insights, cultural and market trends and business needs to deliver breakthrough design strategies for the business.  Observes design, aesthetic and color trends in the marketplace among competition on a regular basis and outlines implications for the business.  Manage schedules and budgets to ensure that projects are delivered on time and according to p/l.  Identifies cost saving and waste elimination opportunities with an eye towards continual improvement and value creation.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Art, Graphic Design, Advertising or relevant field, such as Visual Communication.  At least five (5) years design management experience within a design and packaging team.

 

Preferred:  Seven or more (7+) years in illustrated book publishing.  Experience in product/package design.  Demonstrated skills using Adobe CC programs (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator.) Strong knowledge of the retail environment and consumer engagement strategies.  Industrial design and product development experience, a plus.  Knowledge of both on and offline communications, what works, what doesn’t and what is leading edge, a plus.  Team leadership and management skills a must.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.google.com/search?source=hp&q=leisure+arts+careers&oq=leisure+arts+careers&gs_l=psy-ab.3..0.906.5057.0.5214.20.20.0.0.0.0.128.1324.18j1.19.0….0…1.1.64.psy-ab..1.19.1322…0i131k1j0i22i30k1.Qy4KvIOlmCE&ibp=htl;jobs&htidocid=pGP0JcyKt7R_bqtVAAAAAA%3D%3D

 

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SENIOR DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING

Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter / Bentonville

 

Summary:  The Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter seeks a passionate, hands-on, results-driven, development and marketing professional to serve in the newly created position of Senior Director, Development and Marketing. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Senior Director will be an integral part of the Children’s Shelter Leadership Team and be responsible for deliverables in the key areas of Development, Marketing, Communications, and Volunteer Services. The Senior Director will work closely with the Executive Director to envision and implement a strategy to create and cultivate awareness, relationships and partnerships to achieve NWACS’s fundraising and outcome goals.

 

Description:  Fundraising – In partnership with the Executive Director, responsible for the creation and implementation of a comprehensive plan for achieving NWACS’s annual fundraising, marketing, communication, and volunteer services goals.  Establish clear goals, benchmarks, deliverables, and metrics to monitor progress and evaluate success of development plan.  Articulate a strategy and schedule of events and activities to target individual donors, foundations, corporations, volunteers, and public funding sources.  Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential corporate, foundation and individual donors and develop and grow individual donor base; manage annual giving campaign; cultivate major gifts.  Responsible for management of grant proposals and reports to corporate, foundation and/or government funders.  Lead all aspects of donor cultivation and solicitation pipeline and, along with the Executive Director, directly manage a portfolio of high-capacity donors and prospects.  Partner with and support an active and engaged Board of Directors to serve as strong advocates and fundraisers on behalf of NWACS.  Collaborate with the NWACS Board Chair and Development and Marketing Committee Members to set the Committee’s annual agenda and goals to ensure productive and engaging meetings.  Manage all development, volunteer services, marketing and communication staff, as well as contract consultants.  Responsible to ensure donor software information is updated and accurate.  Marketing & CommunicationsIn partnership with the Executive Director, responsible for the creation and implementation of a comprehensive marketing and communication plan to engage NWACS’s key constituencies, including donors, partners, volunteers, staff members, and the public at large.  Responsible for the production of NWACS external marketing collateral and information materials, publications, multi-media presentations, and communications campaigns.  Manage online content development and engagement efforts, including social media, website, annual report, and e-newsletter.  Refine and manage NWACS brand standards and key messages and ensure use across the organization.  Conduct regular tracking and evaluation of marketing and communication strategies to inform current and future outreach efforts to key NWACS constituents.

 

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree required (degree in marketing, communications, business, nonprofit management or related field preferred); certifications in fundraising or marketing preferred. Minimum of seven (7) years of professional fundraising experience in a nonprofit organization with a clear track record of achieving fundraising goals in the $2M range. Demonstrated success in leading development function (managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources and expanding and cultivating new donors.)  Five (5) years of experience in marketing and communications roles.  Minimum seven (7) years of progressive management experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/NorthwestArkansasChildrensShelte/743999658616635-senior-director-of-development-and-marketing

 

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SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR

Ouachita Baptist University / Arkadelphia

 

Summary:  This position assists with the planning, directing, and implementing of all media, sports information and public relations for the Athletic Department at Ouachita Baptist University (OBU), a NCAA Division II program within the Great American Conference (GAC). The SID serves as the point person for OBU Athletics social media efforts and the media relations contact for Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Women’s Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Men’s and Women’s Swimming, Wrestling, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Softball, Baseball, Men’s and Women’s Tennis.

 

Description:  Oversee all game management including recording and reporting statistics of home athletic events including content for all media platforms (scoreboards, website, social media, etc.)  Oversee design and updating of the Athletic Department’s website as it pertains to assigned sports as well as other assigned areas by the Athletic Director.  Write, edit, and distribute news/press releases through online and print medias, including local, regional, and national media outlets (print and electronic.)  Contribute to OBU Athletics social media, including maintaining and improving the master social media plan for Athletics and working with sport teams and monitoring individual sport social media channels.  Work with Communications staff on all creative materials and graphic arts materials as it relates to global marketing plans. Work with Communications staff on all marketing and promotions creative, including print advertisements, game day promotion flyers, game day programs, schedule cards and other pieces as assigned.  Serve as information and statistical liaison with the NCAA, GAC, and other outlets for various sports.  Travel with various teams occasionally, serving as the Athletic Department’s media Relations representative.  Oversee event planning and operations of special events as assigned by Director of Athletics (Athletic Awards Ceremony.)  Work closely with various print companies on media guide projects and various photographers covering athletic events.  Represent OBU within Athletics community and at professional organizations or associations, serve on committees as required.  Exhibit behavior that supports the mission, vision, and values of the university. Communicate and employ interpersonal actions that model high standards of professional, responsible, accountable, and ethical conduct. Demonstrate a commitment to outstanding customer service.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in sports marketing, journalism, public relations or communications, or comparable work experience.  One to three years experience working athletics in a university setting within a marketing/media relations/sports information office, experience in developing social media/digital media marketing.  Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of: Microsoft Office software and experience with NCAA statistical software on PC based computer systems: StatCrew. Experience with volleyball and football StatCrew is essential.

 

Preferred:  Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of: creative software, specifically Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Interested individuals must complete a staff application and return it to:

 

David Sharp, Director of Athletics

sharpd@obu.edu

 

Online application available at:  https://www.obu.edu/about/hr/staff-vacancies/

 

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TECHNICAL WRITER

Bio Informatics Data Coordinating & Operations Center – College of Medicine

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. ID:  2017-38776

Closing:  September 21

 

Summary:  The Data Coordinating and Operations Center (DCOC) for the IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network (ISPCTN) is a network which will provide rural and underserved children with representation in clinical studies exploring environmental influences on early development and child health. This position will be responsible for serving as the technical writer for this initiative.

 

Description:  Write precise, well-organized, and grammatically correct documents; translate complex concepts in multidisciplinary documents into a common vocabulary that is understandable by reviewers from multiple academic and non-academic fields.  Research, draft, edit, and format written and electronic reports for Federal partners and contracts with sub-awardees, as well as SOPs, policies, and other documents as needed. Monitor and manage adherence to NIH policies and guidelines.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in technical writing or in a science related field. Plus three years experience writing/editing and proofreading a variety of technical materials, in particular, peer-reviewed publications or other scientific writing.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/38776/technical-writer/job?hub=6&mobile=false&width=750&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

 

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TICKET OFFICE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

Razorback Ticket Office

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  September 22

 

Summary:  The Ticket Operations Specialist is responsible for game management of specific sports, to include creation of events, items, and seat manifest in the Paciolan ticketing software, researching and preparing special reports, examining and verifying documents, and performing general office duties.

 

Requirements:  Formal education equivalent of a high school diploma.  At least two years of experience in a specialized or related area applicable to work performed.

 

Preferred:  At least one year of experience working at an athletic ticket office with the Paciolan System ticketing software (hourly and graduate assistant-ships applicable.)  Experience in supervising game day ticketing staff.  Experience in ticket scanner setup and operation.  Experience with student ticket operations and distribution.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22531

 

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WEB PRODUCER

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  6149

 

Summary:  KARK and KLRT are looking for a creative writer who understands the urgency of a 24-7 newsroom environment. The successful candidate will be able to multitask while still writing clear, concise, and conversational copy for arkansasmatters.com and fox16.com. We are looking for someone who welcomes the opportunity to drop everything for breaking news. We’re looking for a candidate who can bring fresh, innovative and creative ideas into our newsroom that help our websites, apps and social media accounts stand out.  Candidates must be engaged and passionate about social media and be able to embrace it as part of their daily routine. The successful candidate will likely work an evening shift.  Above all, we’re looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude.

 

Description:  Produce content across all platforms. Write stories. Cut and upload video. Produce unique content and multimedia. Update social media accounts.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.  Fluency in English.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Minimum two years experience in news operations. (More or less depending on market size.)  Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.  Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Flexibility to work any shift.

 

Preferred:  Experience in a newsroom environment is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/6149

 

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WEEKEND ANCHOR / REPORTER

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2017-46288

 

Summary:  5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM TV and KXNW TV, is looking for a Weekend Anchor/Reporter. We’re looking for a storyteller who can help grow our audience on-air and online. The right candidate must a passion for telling good stories and aggressively creating good content. You must enterprise significant local news stories and be able to write for broadcast and digital platforms. We are the market leader and want an anchor/reporter that thrives on being a member of a winning team and can relate to our audience.

 

Description:  Become one of the primary personalities of the TV station.  Invest in ratings growth of the newscasts you anchor.  The ability to turn a wide range of hard news stories quickly.  Must be able to shoot and edit video on non-linear programs (Final Cut Pro experience a plus.)  You will be expected to post stories to the web and social media everyday.  You’ll need a strong work ethic and the ability perform independently.  Outside of the regular work day, you’ll be expected to make public appearances on behalf of the station.  You’ll need a flexible approach to your work schedule, and be ready to work when news breaks.   Develop meaningful contacts and maintain those contacts to get information quickly.  Works closely with news producers – writing scripts, editing copy and creating show rundowns.  Will turn stories and enterprise new content for all weekend shows, as well as all other duties assigned by the producer and management.  You must be an aggressive news reporter, who can report live and handle breaking news in all kinds of conditions.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  A four-year college degree in liberal arts, journalism or related field.  A minimum of two years experience anchoring/reporting for a commercial television news operation.  An above-average, demonstrable knowledge of television newscast production techniques and television news writing.  Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one). Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

 

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

 

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