Cornucopia of Job Opportunities – 11/15/17

ACCOUNT REP

Bluff City Radio / Pine Bluff

 

Summary:  Bluff City Radio, Pine Bluff Arkansas has an opening for a fulltime account rep. We offer an outstanding opportunity with a starting base salary of thirty-thousand dollars a year. Additionally, if he or she is successful, commission earnings would result in another 20 thousand dollars per year in annual earnings.  Minorities are encouraged to apply.

 

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

 

Mike Horne, General Manager

mhorne@bluffcityradio.com

 

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ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Victory Television Network

KVTN / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We seek an Accounting Manager/Full Charge Bookkeeper for our Arkansas-based Christian TV station group headquartered in Little Rock.  The Accounting Manager/ Full Charge Bookkeeper will work with our outside CPA firm along with the VTN Traffic Department and Office Manager to establish and manage best practices tailored to the needs of the TV network.

 

Description:  AP/AR, General Ledger, Journal Entry and experience in QuickBooks.  Payroll and all tax filings, state and federal.  Bank account reconciliation.  Weekly financial reports for general manager.  Monthly and Year-End Income Statements for GM and President.  Maintaining donor data base which will include processing mail donations as well as credit card donations in addition to  processing/mailing year end donor tax receipts. Experience with eTapestry, a Blackbaud company, is a plus.  Knowledge of H/R, employee benefit packages and applicable labor law.  Oversee accounting clerk.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience.  Five or more (5+) years of related experience.  A verifiable work history of honesty, integrity and timeliness.  Excellent verbal and written communications skills.  Excellent interpersonal skills.  Able to sit for extended periods and lift up to 20 lbs.  Ability to drive a company vehicle with good driving record.  Able to use MS Excel, standard accounting and donor-database software and 21st century mobile communications devices as part of daily duties.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://www.vtntv.com/about/jobs/

 

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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 years experience in administrative support at a professional level.

 

Preferred:  Associates degree.  Experience in healthcare. Project coordination/management experience.

 

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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ARCHIVIST

Center for Arkansas History & Culture

UA – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R97463

Closing:  November 27

 

Summary:  This position is assigned to the UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture and is responsible for organizing archival collections and for providing assistance to patrons. This position participates in identifying manuscript processing priorities that have maximum appeal and broadest impact for academic study and community engagement. Large political collections are part of the portfolio for this position as well as public outreach related to these collections and others. This position acts as liaison with faculty and other scholars on the content of the collections and its possible use in research and publication. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Arrange and make available archival collections using professional standards.  Work with a variety of archive formats, including paper, photographs, multimedia, and born-digital, according to professional standards.  Preserve records, documents, and objects copying records to film, videotape, audiotape, disk or computer formats.  Identify and assist in the coordination of grant opportunities related to CAHC collections.  Provide patron assistance by completing weekly reference shifts in the research room of the Arkansas Studies Institute, with occasional half-day and full-day shifts on Saturday.  Answer research requests via email, phone calls, and regular mail.  Actively participates in professional development opportunities such as conference attendance, presentations, and workshops.  Collaborate to promote CAHC initiatives and services through tours, presentations, virtual exhibits, social media, and other appropriate means.  Supervise interns, student workers, and graduate assistants on special projects in coordination with the Assistant Director.  Monitor, review, identify, and report processing policies and procedures for clarity and adoption in collaboration with other archivists.  Identify manuscript processing priorities in collaboration with other archivists and CAHC administration.  Write articles based on archival collections and submit to peer reviewed and popular journals.  Assist in identifying research projects based on archival collections for faculty, staff, and students.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a field related to archives work and have two (2) years of relevant experience.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree in a field related to archives work.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6785

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF GREEK LIFE

Greek Life

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  December 15

 

Summary:  The Assistant Director of Greek Life will advise the Interfraternity Council and its member organizations, communicating and developing a working relationship with both internal and external stakeholders, coordinating community service for the Greek community, develop and implement educational and social programming for both individuals and chapters, and respond to emergencies as needed. Manage student learning efforts including outcomes and assessment. Advise other Greek registered student organizations which address various programming needs and efforts such as diversity, risk management, and leadership development. Advise council officers in the planning of major events (IFC Formal Recruitment, etc.)

 

Description:  Assist with all extension and colonization efforts.  Proactively communicate expectations for services provided to chapters.  Work collaboratively with student leaders, alumni/ae, faculty and staff to address risk management issues within Greek community.  Assist councils with applying for national, regional, and local awards throughout the year.  Serve on various university and divisional leadership committees.  Direct the councils toward unity and collaboration between chapters and councils.  Meet regularly with council officers, chapter presidents, and other chapter officers as appropriate including helping to develop student leaders in a way that fulfills the vision and mission of the department, division and institution.  Attend professional and regional student conferences as funding permits. Submission of program proposals is encouraged, also pending availability of funding to attend.  Serve as an on call responder and be placed on the Greek Life on duty rotation schedule.  Work on special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, business, or a related field.  At least two years of experience working in or with Greek organizations.  Direct advising experience in regards to formal recruitment for Panhellenic and IFC organizations, new membership intake, and other Greek programming efforts including but not limited to Greek diversity programming, social policy, risk management, leadership, and career development.

 

Preferred:  At least four years of full-time professional experience working at an international headquarters office or as a university Greek Life staff member.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23836

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  The Assistant Director of Marketing Communications works with the Director of University Communications to provide creative leadership and is responsible for the production management of marketing communication materials produced by the University Communications team. This includes all traditional and digital/online deliverables. The Assistant Director leads a team of content producers (graphic design, video/photography production, editorial) and works closely with the media relations manager and Information Technology Services to ensure the best delivery of marketing communications on all platforms.

 

Description:  Manage the workflow and provide quality control for all major UC communication deliverables.  Work with the Director of UC to regularly review and developing primary marketing themes and language, delineate brand promise, and develop brand policy.  Work with the Director of UC to create effective marketing communication campaigns, and develop new creative methods for telling JBU’s story to its various constituencies.  Work closely with marketing staff in the traditional undergrad and non-traditional programs to support those efforts, provide advice and guidance, and work toward a consistent presentation of JBU’s brand.  Lead the writing of marketing communication copy, including, but not limited to: JBU’s website, JBU social media platforms, press releases, Brown Bulletin articles, video scripts, etc.  Manage the quality control for social media content created by other JBU divisions and departments.  Drive online marketing campaigns for all JBU departments.  Responsible for copy editing and writing support for the development team.  Serve as editor of JBU NOW (on campus television programming.)  Manage UC work studies to ensure maximum productivity.  Manage the UC internship program.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, or related fields.  Three to five years of experience in online or traditional journalism, public relations, marketing or related field.  Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and the Mac platform.  Familiarity with Associated Press style.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR OF CURATORIAL AFFAIRS  (part-time)

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art / Bentonville

 

Summary:  Position is responsible for coordinating the office of the Director of Curatorial Affairs and Strategic Art Initiatives, including a wide range of administrative duties and performing project research that entails art/museum knowledge. The range of tasks include, but are not limited to, management of all forms of communication, extensive scheduling, travel, budgets, and protocols related to this office. Duties of this position are complex in nature, requiring considerable discretion and confidentiality in the handling of confidential information and sensitive matters; and the ability to work proactively to balance multiple tasks.

 

Description:  Office Management – Coordinate the full range of activities of the Director of Curatorial Affairs and Strategic Art Initiatives.  Create and manage an organized and accurate system for all activities, digital and physical as needed.  Establish office protocols.  Advise supervisor regarding the need for revisions in administrative procedures and policy when necessary.  Create, track, process, and review documents and correspondence.  Organize documents for approval.  Track work flow and deadlines.  Administrative – Represent supervisor through telephone and personal contacts.  Act a liaison between supervisor and staff; coordinate special projects.  Ensure, in the supervisor’s absence, that requests for action and information are furnished in a timely manner.  Assess the urgency and importance of situations and take appropriate action. Gather information and create presentations and related materials including those needed for Board and Art Committee meetings.  Communications – Point of contact for incoming offers of art and coordinate with curatorial.  Compose and prepare correspondence involving complex and non-routine matters.  Establish systematic formats and procedures for inter-office and external communication.  Coordinate creation and timely distribution of materials and agendas for established meetings.  Answer phone. Take messages or fields/answers all routine and non-routine questions. Work in cooperation with other support staff.  Serve in an “on call” capacity to answer urgent emails and/or phone calls outside of Museum administrative office hours as needed.  Scheduling – Manage calendar systems including appointments and timely confirmations and notifications. Establish appointment priorities or reschedule appointments or invitations using professional judgment and discretion.  Budget- Prepare and process business expense reports. Track, process, and regularly monitor departmental budget(s.)  Alert supervisor regarding accounts requiring attention.  Travel – Coordinate travel plans including transportation and accommodations.  Arrange and prepare detailed travel schedules.  Other Duties – Project research and management.  Run office errands as necessary.

 

Requirements:   Minimum of two years college coursework; or two years of specialized training in office procedures or related field.  Minimum of three years relevant administrative experience or project management.

 

Preferred:  Museum and art history experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://crystalbridges.org/careers/job-descriptions/?gnk=job&gni=8a7881a85f655bc1015f789430ce5c07

 

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ASSOCIATE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art / Bentonville

 

Summary:  The Associate Development Officer position is ideal for an individual who is seeking to be a part of a dynamic, donor-centered fundraising team dedicated to supporting the museum’s mission of welcoming all. The Associate Development Officer is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of corporate sponsors and individual donors—with particular focus on growing the potential for new donors from the museum’s mid- to upper-level membership base.  The ideal candidate has some experience in fundraising and is looking to enhance his/her skills in the area of major gifts. This position directly contributes to the development team’s goal of growing the museum’s foundation of support. He/she maintains the highest level of confidentiality and accountability standards to donors and ensures compliance with the code of ethical principles and standards of professional conduct for fundraising executives.

 

Description:  Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward philanthropic support by developing and maintaining relationships with assigned prospects; manage special projects; carry out fundraising priorities for the Museum.  Maintain a portfolio of 100-120 local and regional individual donor and corporate sponsor prospects and record appropriate information in donor management software; prepare contact reports in a timely manner.  Support fundraising strategies and activities to ensure proper acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship of donors; participate in the development of solicitation materials, proposals, gift agreements, and related correspondence; work in collaboration to prepare reports and prospect research materials.  Ensure development strategies are carried out in keeping with the organization’s culture, values, mission, vision, and plans.  Serve as a representative of the museum by providing museum tours to special guests; making public presentations, and other community activities.  Participate in special projects and other duties as assigned.  Plan, develop, implement and manage assigned budget and allocation of assigned resources.  Some independent overnight travel and irregular work hours will be required.

 

Requirements:  Associate degree or equivalent (60 hours). In regard to education and experience, an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience will satisfy the minimum requirements.  Ideal candidates will have at least two years of professional experience in the field of fundraising, sales, constituent relations, or related field.

 

Preferred:  Some relationship-based fundraising experience.  Some experience with using relationship management systems.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://crystalbridges.org/careers/job-descriptions/?gnk=job&gni=8a78819e5f99acf7015fc04191a1308b

 

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CAMERA OPERATOR

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

 

Summary:  40/29 News is looking for a studio camera operator for the morning newscast.  Operate studio cameras.  Run camera/prompter accurately.  Take directions easily from directors/anchors.  Past camera operation preferred but not required.  High school diploma or equivalent.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/television/jobs/camera-operator-755

 

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CAMPUS VISIT DAY COORDINATOR

Arkansas Tech University / Russellville

Closing:  November 15

 

Summary:  The Visit Day Coordinator reports to the Associate Director for Undergraduate Recruitment under the auspices of Enrollment Management.  This is a twelve month, full-time position.

 

Description:  The Campus Visit Day Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day planning and coordination of various campus visitation programs and campus tours. The Visit Day Coordinator will give admission presentations to prospective students and families, as well as large groups visiting campus.  Responsible for developing and implementing prospective student visit days. Serves as an information resource within and outside the area of Enrollment Management. Assists with requisitions. Work with Admissions Analyst Supervisor to train and oversee student workers. Responsible for university email and general requests. Monitors and assists in recruitment data management.  Complete other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, or other related field, plus two years of experience in a customer service related field. Experience with planning for and hosting both small and large events.

 

Preferred:  Familiarity with higher education.  Ability to represent the University, articulate the institution’s mission and market all aspects of university life.  Demonstrated presentation abilities, oral and written communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   

https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=307

 

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CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER & VICE PRESIDENT

Baptist Health / Little Rock

Req. Number:  71468

 

Summary:  Responsible for developing and maintaining the overall information technology strategic plan and implementation focus for consolidated information management throughout the entire organization. Accountable for the overall management and definition of all computer and data communication activities within the enterprise. Identifies emerging information technologies, to be assimilated, integrated, and introduced within the corporation with the goal of significantly improving patient satisfaction, clinical outcomes, and overall efficiency.

 

Requirements:  A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree related to the field of business is required, preferably in a field related to Information Systems. A Master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of fifteen years progressive IT experience required including at least 10 years progressive management experience required. Experience in selecting, implementing, and maintaining enterprise wide IT systems is required. Knowledge of Epic, Mckesson PACs, Infor/Lawson, Nextgen, and other major healthcare software vendors is a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/bhark/#/job/3008

 

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COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

Arkansas Forestry Association / Little Rock

Closing:  November 30

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Forestry Association (AFA), the Voice of Forestry in the state, is seeking a talented communications professional to lead the association’s communication and marketing efforts as Communications Coordinator. Organized in 1947, AFA is the only private, nonprofit organization that represents the entire forestry community in Arkansas.  Qualified candidates should be highly-organized, energetic, team-oriented, and possess the ability to build coalitions, manage multiple projects, and anticipate, identify and address emerging issues. Proven written, oral communication, social media and computer skills are essential.  Other required skills include experience with:  print and electronic publication development, distribution and maintenance; website management; media relations; community relations; fundraising; advertising; and strategic planning.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or marketing is required and at least two years of related experience is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume, salary requirement, references, and at least one press release, newsletter, magazine or other published article and one design sample to:

 

Max Braswell, Executive Vice President

communications@arkforests.org

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Communications Specialist-Public Relations will infuse and model the Girl Scout Law into their everyday work to fulfill the mission of building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.  The Communications Specialist-Public Relations is responsible for assisting in promotion of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience through approved Girl Scout Branding Guidelines and strategies. Under the direction of the Communications Director, this position is responsible for the day-to-day public/media relations tasks for Girl Scouts-Diamonds, promoting the Girl Scouts through various publications and traditional and social media outlets with press releases, feature stories and other promotions. Maintains media information and establishes and maintains positive relationships with media outlets and personnel. Serves as primary manager of all official social media accounts, as well as the council website. Works with the council’s creative team and other departments to create and implement requested materials to support initiatives, programs, fundraising efforts and media coverage. 

 

Description:  Uses journalistic experience and knowledge of Girl Scout and council resources to research, write and oversee timely distribution and follow-up of press information promoting Girl Scout-related activities, personnel and services. Contacts appropriate members of the media, when applicable, to pitch event coverage and/or secure spots in broadcast and print as needed. Notifies director(s) and other appropriate administrators of scheduled media stories.  Builds and maintains working relationships with media outlets/partners and key personnel as well as community partners to achieve a positive image for the organization. Maintains updated information about media outlets and personnel.  Monitors media activity to stay abreast of public perception and works with the external relations team to respond appropriately to negative coverage. Uses judgment based on knowledge of Girl Scouts and council policy to respond to media inquiries.  Coordinates media interviews and scheduling of council personnel/volunteers/spaces. Provides support to executives and personalities appearing on any media or presenting on behalf of the council. Works with volunteers and council staff to ensure that PR Coordinator Volunteers are trained and equipped to carry out the public relations/communications duties for their local areas.  Serves as primary for posting on and responding to all social media as well as all website postings (calendar, etc.)  Proofs and edits council collateral and publications using approved Girl Scout Branding Guidelines. Works in conjunction with internal or external graphic designer, if applicable, to monitor the editing and proofing process. Writes copy for council external and internal publications, brochures, letters, proposals, presentations, website, social media and other informational materials as assigned.  Works with creative team to develop concepts for meeting the needs of communications/marketing activities and fund development efforts.  Shares traffic management for online requests with communications team.  Secures approval from all appropriate persons in a timely manner for any/all work products.  Researches national, regional and local media/public relations trends and communicates those to the external relations team.  Participates in special projects and events and other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications, marketing or a related field     preferred or equivalent knowledge and experience.  One to two (1-2) years of relevant journalism, public relations, communications or marketing experience.  Professional writing samples will be requested.   Valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

 

Preferred:  Basic graphic design, photography and print production knowledge and skills are a plus.  Knowledge of Girl Scout leadership experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST & PROJECT MANAGER

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  The Communications Specialist & Project Manager works with the Director of University Communications to manage the production of marketing communication materials produced by the University Communications team. This includes print, digital and online deliverables. The communications specialist will also help create editorial products with the UC team to be deployed on social media platforms, web, print and other media formats, with a particular emphasis on the written parts of those products. The communications specialist will work with the Director to assure that all written materials that represent JBU that come under the purview of University Communications are of excellent quality; and he/she will produce content for and oversee quality control for JBU’s social media assets. The communications specialist is a key part of the creative process, providing input for the various communication campaigns and other efforts coordinated by University Communications.

 

Description:  Writing or supervising the writing of all copy on the JBU website.  Creating content for JBU’s social media platforms.  Quality control for social media content created by other JBU divisions and departments.  Creation and analysis of social media marketing campaigns.  Providing editorial support for the Brown Bulletin, JBU’s official magazine.  Writing press releases for JBU.  Managing special projects involving multiple UC staff members.  Manage the UC work studies to ensure maximum productivity.  Work with Media Producer to write scripts for video projects.  Provide copy editing and writing support for the development team.  Write advertising copy.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, English or related fields.  Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and the Mac platform. Familiarity with Associated Press style.  Experience in online or traditional journalism or publishing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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COMMUNITY RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE

The BridgeWay / North Little Rock

Job ID:  8720

 

Summary:  The BridgeWay is currently looking for a dynamic professional to join our team. Under the direction of the Director of Business Development, the Community Relations Manager provides Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service activities within the Business Development Department. The Community Relations Manager participates in the Account Management system, assessing the needs of the customer and making the required number of marketing contacts to each account in order to develop and maintain a long-term referral relationship which will generate a continuous flow of admissions to meet hospital census objectives.  He/she participates in the training and orientation of new hires, develops and facilitates supplemental departmental training, plans events, provides tours, performs referral source in-services, acts as a liaison between the Referral Source and the hospital in the absence of the Director of Business Development, and seeks out new business development opportunities for the hospital.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or Journalism preferred, or equivalent experience in marketing or sales required. 

 

To Apply, or for more information:    

https://uhs.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/8720

 

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CONSULTANT / MARKETING

Windstream / Little Rock

Job ID:  17003876

 

Summary:  This position will be responsible for the analysis and understanding of all aspects of the SMB Customer lifecycle to inform creation of strategies that drive increased Customer tenure and value. Strong focus on driving business performance through a deep understanding of the Customer base, its decision criteria, the competitive landscape, and the experience at every point in the lifecycle. 

 

Description:  Develop deep insight into Customer lifecycle metrics, with an understanding of key drivers of satisfaction and defection. Leverage this insight to identify and activate strategies for influencing Customer behavior at key moments in the lifecycle to improve Windstream’s overall performance. This position will serve as marketing subject matter expert in Customer lifecycle metrics, specifically as it relates to defection rate and drivers of dissatisfaction. The individual will create retention programs to reduce Customer disconnects in a targeted fashion (with emphasis on maintaining Customer base profitability) and will support the efforts of the  retention call center teams by providing promotions and tools for saving accounts, and data insight to inform and improve Customer interactions. This position requires solid analytical capabilities. The individual will be responsible for developing effective ways to measure Customer behavior and program results (measurement strategy specifically – there is a reporting team that will run queries and produce the requested data). Familiarity with marketing research methods will be helpful, along with a high level of comfort interacting with research parties and data analysts to interpret data results to appropriately inform strategic decisions. Must be comfortable evaluating program performance and reporting across the organization on the effectiveness of lifecycle strategies.

 

Requirements:  College degree and five to seven (5-7) years professional level experience with two to three (2-3) years supervisory experience; OR, nine or more (9+) years professional level related experience with two to three (2-3) years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.

 

Preferred:   MBA a plus, but not required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/consultant-marketing/J3S1T6738V26R147T2W

 

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COORDINATOR OF CAMPUS RELATIONS

Arkansas State University – Beebe / Heber Springs

Closing:  November 20

 

Summary:  The position of Coordinator of Campus Relations will serve as the primary point of contact for external constituents to ASUB -Heber Springs campus. In addition, this position will work closely with the Development Officer and Office of Institutional Advancement for the promotion of class offerings and development activities on the Heber Springs campus that meets the relevant needs of the local business and industry and ASU-Beebe.

 

Description:  Assists the Director of Workforce and Community Development by the coordination and oversight of non-credit community education and workforce classes. Provides campus-based leadership in the areas of community involvement, workforce training, apprenticeship programs, community education,while fostering and maintaining relationships with external campus constituents.  Collaborates with business and industry leaders to identify and provide relevant education and training.  The position is will work closely with the Office of Human Resources for hiring and evaluating faculty. Assists the Director of Workforce and Community Development in developing and scheduling classes,keeping student records, and reporting information required by ASUB campuses and by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education in regards to non-credit instruction.  The Community Relations Coordinator will work collaboratively with academic leadership to facilitate the necessary training, transition to credit bearing courses, and aid in the advancement of workforce education.  Assists the college in seeking external funding opportunities and grants to deliver non-credit and community education courses.  Cultivate existing relationships and prepares reports reflecting the use of donor gifts. Maintains other gift recognition programs and submits reports to the Office of Institutional Advancement. Works collaboratively with the Development Officer in designing the annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.  Works closely with the Development Officer and serves as a liaison to the Office of Institutional Advancement by assisting with Heber Springs development activities, fundraising events and prospect development. In addition, collaborates closely with the Office of Institutional Advancement and Development in the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major gifts from alumni and friends in the Cleburne County service area.  Collaborates and coordinates with Executive Director of Public Relations and Marketing serving as spokesperson for the Heber Springs campus by speaking at local business and community events to share information about ASU-Beebe. In addition, will work closely in the creation and publication of materials for the Heber Springs campus.  In coordination with the Executive Director of Public Relations and Marketing, makes public appearances and speaking engagements to represent ASUB – Heber Springs at local business and community meetings, events, etc. to share information about the institution as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related area of business, marketing, public affairs, or education.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree with two years related of experience in workforce education, community relations or related field.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.asub.edu/postings/1788

 

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COORDINATOR OF GRANTS MANAGEMENT

Arkansas Tech University / Russellville

Closing:  November 27

 

Summary:  The Coordinator of Grants Management supports the Office of Budget and Financial Reporting with the post-award implementation and administration of grants and other sponsored programs. This position coordinates and monitors the financial activities of general and restricted funds by reviewing, researching, analyzing, and evaluating the financial records for grants and other sponsored programs for accuracy, timeliness and compliance with institutional policies, agency contracts, laws, and regulations.  The Coordinator of Grants Management acts as a liaison for the institution, the Principal Investigators and the granting agencies to facilitate collaboration and successful grant execution.  As a member of the Budget and Financial Reporting team, this position is also responsible for assisting with special projects as needed.

 

Description:  Assists in reviewing grant and special program applications and proposals.  Facilitates moving grants through the approval process.  Aids in grant and special funds set up in the accounting systems.  Monitors accounts for compliance with federal, state, and institutional policies, laws and regulations.  Participates in payroll review for restricted funds. Coordinates with Principal Investigator to ensure funds are budgeted appropriately, allocated and used correctly, and accounted for properly using the OMB Circular guidelines, Arkansas State Law, and institutional policies.  Ensures timely reporting to granting agencies by assimilating data, preparing reports and invoices, and following up to make sure reports are received and funds are collected.  Engages in a free flow of communication with the Directors and other restricted funds accountants to disseminate information. Posts budget transactions, reviews and approves payroll and assists with special projects as assigned. Actively looks for ways to improve processes and streamline procedures.  Participates in educational opportunities to stay abreast of relevant issues, policy changes, laws and pertinent information related to specific grants and programs.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, economics, finance or related field plus two years’ experience in accounting, finance, program planning, grant administration or related field. 

 

Preferred:  Two years of experience in restricted fund accounting.  Working knowledge of Ellucian Banner and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.   Working knowledge of the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (formerly OMB Circulars A-110, A-130, and A-21.) Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Experience with compliance and successful project management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=313

 

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CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Leisure Arts / Maumelle

 

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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:  He/she will 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.  Exceptional knowledge of current trends in design, typography and illustrated book layout.  At least five  years design management experience within a design and packaging team.

 

Preferred:  Seven or more (7+) years in illustrated book publishing, candidates with experience in product/package design strongly preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.simplyhired.com/job/Ym6-TEyfpWn9jdi318DVIVA-3f_x2ORRh8JjjVXOO5qbubTbEQcavA?isp=0

 

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Arkansas Arts Center / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Arkansas Arts Center seeks a stand-out development professional who values the education and quality-of-life arts provide and is ready to make a real difference in his/her community and state. This position on the development team will be critical to growing new relationships and strengthening existing ones for the AAC. And what an exciting time to work at Arkansas Arts Center! We are in the very early stages of a multi-year transformation of our building which will enhance programming, the member and visitor experience, and the care of our impressive collection. We want creative, dedicated, upbeat, smart, kind professionals.

 

Description:  Be responsible for the generation of annual revenue to meet budgetary goals through identification, cultivation, and solicitation of gifts. The successful candidate will seek, build and maintain positive relationships with AAC donors, prospective donors and the community.  Manage an existing portfolio and be focused on growing it.  Be prepared to assist as needed with capital campaign work, special event solicitation and management, planned giving solicitation and stewardship, affiliate group management, annual fund campaigns and employee giving campaigns.

 

Requirements:  A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with at least three to five (3-5) years of fundraising or similar experience is required. Strong oral and written communication skills a must.  The ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of the principles of fundraising, donor engagement and stewardship.  As with most development work, this position requires some evening and weekend hours.

 

Preferred:  Raiser’s Edge software competency; involved in other civic and community organizations.

 

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

 

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER / EVENTS & GRANTS

Ouachita Baptist University / Arkadelphia

 

Summary:  This position coordinates activities and fundraising efforts for Ouachita Baptist University and is a campus based position.

 

Description:  Plans two signature major fundraising events per year: Fore Ouachita Golf tournament and “Stepping Up for Ouachita” ladies’ luncheon.  Plans annual donor banquet.  Plans special project events: building open houses, special recognitions dinners/luncheons, ribbon cuttings etc.  Direct mail projects.  Report writing.  Soliciting sponsorships and donors for events.  Georgia Hall event coordinator.  Volunteer leadership.  Grant writing.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Experience in development, marketing, fundraising, and writing preferred.  Applicant must be able to multi-task.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.obu.edu/about/hr/staff-vacancies/

 

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DHS DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS

Arkansas Department of Human Services / Little Rock

Position Number:  22100042

Closing:  November 19

 

Summary:  The Department of Human Services (DHS) Director of Public Relations is responsible for overseeing the complete management for all internal and external communications for the department. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

 

Description:  Coordinates events for reporting information to media personnel. Serves as the primary emissary for the department by responding to inquiries from media personnel and trains existing subordinate departmental personnel. Develops communications strategies for the department including monitoring all outreach contracts, functioning as the outreach consultant for all departmental divisions, and documenting departmental information for both internal and external distribution. Develops procedures for maintenance of the departmental image by evaluating advertising and promotions programs for full compatibility with all public relations efforts, as well as managing external operational activities supported by the department in an attempt to guarantee public attention through the media without direct advertisement. Develops procedures for proper expenditure funding transactions including establishing the final objectives for funding solicitation, ensuring policy compliance for the collection and safeguarding of funds, and controlling the disbursement of these funds. Establishes relationships with relevant state government officials, and utilizes affiliations to formulate regulations pertaining to public relations programs. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public relations orcommunications; plus five years of experience in public relations or communicationsoperations and administration, including two years in a managerial or supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

Preferred:  Extensive on-camera experience, adept at using social media to reach new audiences, ability to handle crisis communications, video-editing skills and good working relationship with local reporters.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=2f27cd2afe318e713e6182fe4464c6cf&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=104&jobid=95431

 

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DIGITAL DESIGNER

Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  431-752

Closing:  November 17

 

Summary:  The Digital Designer uses visual design skills and knowledge of digital media to create engaging experiences for donors, volunteers, and other stakeholders. As an integral part of the Digital Marketing team, this person works collaboratively to communicate the organization’s mission and values through digital storytelling.  We are looking for a Digital Designer who is curious, imaginative, passionate, empathetic, meticulous, perceptive, communicative, patient and reliable.

 

Description:  Website Design – Conceive and produce layouts and designs for new web experiences according to project requirements and deadlines. Reimagine existing web experiences to optimize campaign pages, implement new interactive technology, and otherwise improve the experience for website users on an ongoing basis. Design website landing pages for monthly fundraising campaigns that incorporate industry best practices for conversion rate optimization. Incorporate responsive design principles on a daily basis to provide optimal experiences on various screen sizes, with special attention given to mobile devices. Produce and/or edit digital assets such as photos, icons, infographics and other interactive elements required for the implementation of website page designs on a weekly basis. Work collaboratively with web developers, content creators and external agencies on the design and implementation of website experiences as part of weekly sprints.  Design Heifer-branded experiences on vendor-hosted platforms on an as-needed basis that take advantage of available options for customization of design and layout. Digital Advertising Design –  Create and edit digital advertisements for distribution on various advertising networks and social media platforms in accordance with International Advertising Bureau (IAB) standards for size and format, meeting campaign-specific deadlines.  Collaborate with internal and external team members on a weekly or more frequent basis to develop creative strategies for advertisements in support of marketing campaigns.  Social Media, Email & Other Design –  Create and adapt digital assets to support social media posts that align with the social media strategy and calendar in support of omni-channel marketing campaigns.  Collaborate with internal and external team members on a weekly or more frequent basis on creative strategy and execution of social media.  Administrative –  Participate in weekly digital marketing sprint planning meetings and retrospectives.  Participate in digital marketing team daily standup meetings. Actively monitor and update assigned work in Workfront, or other project management tools used by the organization, on a daily basis. Participate in ad-hoc discovery, strategy and/or creative meetings as needed. Ensure all digital media adheres to Heifer brand standards and guidelines. May perform other job duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Associates degree with three (3) or more years of relevant work experience.  Online portfolio that demonstrates experience in designing and creating innovative and responsive interactive experiences, including websites, digital advertisements, and other digital media.  Ability to effectively communicate your vision and the strategy behind your designs.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in website/graphic design or a related field.  Experience working on a web production team following Agile Scrum methodology.  Experience in an in-house creative agency environment.  Experience collaborating with external vendors and consultants.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCER

Arkansas Arts Center / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Arts Center is seeking an innovative and talented storyteller to support an ambitious digital media program. The Digital Media Producer will be responsible for concept, creation and distribution of original and adaptive digital projects for various media channels. The position will be responsible for editorial and technical support in enhancing the AAC’s digital identity within the framework of an integrated marketing and communications team. The ideal candidate will be a creative self-starter, with the ability to take initiative, seek out stories and form narrative frameworks, work independently and be accountable and capable of finding solutions to challenges. Must have a passion for the future of interactive media, original content and take initiative to learn new skills, techniques and technologies.

 

Description:  Provide leadership in creating and implementing inbound marketing strategies across existing and emerging digital mediums, including website, social media, blogs, podcasts, etc.  Manage the pre-production, production, and post-production functions for both short and long-form video content representing the mission and vision of the Arts Center and its various areas of affinity. Serve multifunctionally and expertly in the roles of writer, producer, director, director of photography, gaffer, editor and graphics designer.   Support the documentary functions of the marketing and communications department by capturing photo, video and audio of selected Arts Center events and programs and provide oversight and improvements to existing digital asset management systems.  Maintain existing content on .org website and support content providers across the organization through editing and updates. Serve as a strong content partner on the social media team and strategic partner on the UX team.  Provide expertise on the acquisition and management of supporting software and hardware technologies.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Media, Film, Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related field. Expertise in Adobe Premiere Pro. Working knowledge of the extended Adobe Creative Cloud suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects. Experience with audio and lighting equipment and techniques. Working knowledge of DSLR photo equipment.  A working knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, with an aptitude for learning new technologies. Experience with content management systems, SEO, Google Analytics and social media platforms and strategies.  Excellent research, oral and written communication skills, including ability to conduct on-camera interviews. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to work on multiple projects of differing scope and complexity at various stages of development in a deadline driven work environment. Strong organizational and project management skills.

 

Preferred:  Two to five (2-5) years creative digital production experience preferred. 

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit cover letter, resume, samples of work and three references to:

 

Denise Woods,

Human Resources Manager

personnel@arkansasartscenter.org

 

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DIRECTOR

Pine Bluff Advertising & Promotion Commission / Pine Bluff

Closing:  December 1

 

Summary:  The Director is the senior employee with the main responsibilities to plan, organize, budget, direct and evaluate the functions of the Pine Bluff Advertising and Promotion Commission. Additionally, the Director will act as the chief operating officer responsible for the management of all daily operations of the Pine Bluff Visitors Information Center and act as the primary spokesperson for the Commission.

 

Description:  Responsible for implementation of the policies and procedures set forth by the Pine Bluff Advertising and Promotion Commission.  Work for the development of tourism products and attractions.  Positively represent Pine Bluff tourism to the general public.  Oversee and implement coordination, marketing and communications efforts, including online content, media buys, social media, and preparation of regular reports.  Prepare oral, written and graphic presentations and reports to present to the Commission at monthly meetings.  Coordinate sharing of resources and initiatives with local organizations. Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of all attractions, facilities, and community events in the Pine Bluff area. Maintain a familiarity with competitive markets, facilities and issues that impact the Commission’s ability to effectively sell Pine Bluff and its attractions. Work with the Commission’s Marketing Committee to engage advertising services to implement a branding program and direction towards shared resources and shared initiatives aimed at promoting Pine Bluff tourism and fostering a sense of community among initiative participants. Represents the Commission at selected local, state, regional and national conventions that serve to foster the betterment of the Commission’s mission. Prepares and coordinates funding requests to be presented to the Commission. Develop, manage and monitor the operating budget. Produces and distributes monthly and annual financial reports. Other duties as assigned by the Commission.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and minimum of five years of hospitality industry experience with marketing responsibilities preferred. Ten or more years experience in convention and visitor bureau operations with marketing responsibilities will be considered. Knowledge of convention/tourism/hospitality industry and basic knowledge of Pine Bluff and surrounding area preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume with cover letter, including salary requirements, to:

 

William D. Moss, Commissioner

Pine Bluff Advertising & Promotion Commission

williamd69@msn.com

 

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DIRECTOR / DEVELOPMENT

St. Vincent Infirmary Foundation

Catholic Health Initiatives / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-R0126477

 

Summary:  Engage the communities we serve to support the mission and ministries of CHI St. Vincent.  Oversee all aspects of our annual campaigns including our coworker campaign, Community 1888 campaign and donor event and Sponsorship solicitation for our annual Golf Classic.  Serve as the Foundation event project manager.  Identify potential donors and invite them to invest in the strategic priorities of CHI St. Vincent.  Develop annual donor communication strategies that build relationships with investors, recognize their contributions to the Foundation and share the impact of their support.

 

Description:  Engage Community to Support CHI St. Vincent – Maintain working knowledge of strategic funding priorities and the mission of CHI St. Vincent.  Maintain working knowledge and up-to-date information on fund raising and tax implications of charitable giving.  Be a champion for our mission and invite people to invest in our programs.  Maintain potential donor list and actively meet with current and potential donors monthly.  Develop engagement tools to facilitate the solicitation process, present the opportunity, make the ask.  Accountable for monthly and annual quotas related to visits and secured investments.  Coordinate Foundation events.  Work closely with the Executive leadership team and Foundation board.  Contribute to the successful execution of the annual strategic plan.  Attend all Foundation board meetings and facilitate board member engagement plans with Hot Springs Foundation board members.  Collaborate with Foundation team on donor strategy.  Major Donor Relations – Develop investor communication plan that incorporates patient and care giver stories of impact.  Insure donors/investors are thanked immediately and recognized regularly.  Respond to donor requests timely.  Major Donor Records – Develop and maintain detailed records related to visits, solicitations, communications etc. Establishes methods and systems for tracking major donor contacts and gifts and following up with donors on a regular basis.  Communications – Represent CHI St, Vincent and Foundation in a professional manner and treat everyone with respect.  Conduct your work with reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence. Treats people with equality regardless of their race, sex age, nationality or position in the organization. Is truthful; words and actions are consistent. Respond to expressed needs in timely manner; does not let requests sit unanswered.  Handle unanticipated events and crisis situations in a positive, constructive manner. Oral and written communication is clear, understandable and professional.  Promote and demonstrate a spirit of accomplishment, enthusiasm and esprit de corps. Participate as part of a team in decision making and goal planning and attain cooperation of team in accomplishing objectives. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors degree.  Major gifts solicitation of individuals, corporations, foundations and grants.  Minimum of ten years experience in development or sales.            

 

To Apply, or for more information:    

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

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT / UNIVERSITY INITIATIVES

University Development

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  November 15

 

Summary:  The Director of Development, University Initiatives, is a front-line fundraiser and is part of an experienced team that generates private philanthropic support for the University of Arkansas. The Director is responsible for assisting in the planning and implementing of fundraising initiatives for student success, including support for the Advance Arkansas scholarship program and the Academic Student Success Center.  The Director will focus on building and managing a portfolio of current and prospective donors through on-going identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. This position will be integral in building relationships with campus constituents and donors for the benefit of student success.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Eight or more years of full-time, professional experience in fundraising and/or business marketing/sales, and/or business development.  Experience in leading diversity efforts.  Willingness to travel on behalf of the university and work irregular hours if needed.

 

Preferred:  Master’s Degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher education.  Experience working collaboratively with highly-productive staff and teams.  At least five years of supervisory experience and budget management.  At least two years of experience managing volunteers and advisory boards.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23560

 

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DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

UA eVersity

University of Arkansas / Little Rock

Closing:  December 20

 

Summary:  The eVersity Director of Marketing is responsible for managing the technical, operational, and contractual obligations of digital strategy, marketing strategy, student acquisition, vendor management, marketing directives, and providing business intelligence around the acquisition of new students and prospects. The Director will acquire and manage the necessary technology, marketing tools, and agency relationships to provide brand awareness. The Director will increase enrollment in the eVersity online educational initiative by utilizing current digital marketing best practices. The Director will also need working knowledge of all major marketing platforms (Google Adwords, Facebook Ads, Remarketing, Google Analytics, etc) and be able to offset any deficiencies in marketing strategy.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least 10 years in digital marketing or strategy.

 

Preferred:  Experience in higher education marketing.  At least 10 years of experience in digital strategy, digital marketing, or digital technologies.  At least 10 years of experience focused in two or more of the following:  Marketing Technology domains; Web Experience Management; PPC campaign management; SEO; Facebook for Business;  Digital Strategy; Google Analytics; Digital Strategy Executive.  At least five years of managing budgetary allocation and marketing spend.  Experience with inbound marketing, social, geo-targeting.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23587

 

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DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH & LEARNING

Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  430-752

Closing:  November 17

 

Summary:  The main function of the Director of Research and Learning is to develop and direct the organization’s research and learning agenda with the design and supervision of innovative large and smaller scale studies, both quantitative and qualitative in nature, which contributes to Heifer’s thought leadership, positioning in the global context, and answers key programmatic questions that affect investments. The ideal candidate is detailed oriented, self-driven and has strong leadership skills with the ability to work with a diverse group of people across various departments within the organization. 

 

Description:  Develop strategic research and learning agenda with input from cross-divisional teams that will contribute to programmatic learning and organizational strategy and thought leadership. Identify evaluation expertise to conduct high quality industry standard research. Cultivate relationships with research universities and others investing in research in our industry including membership groups to leverage funds and research knowledge to position Heifer on the leading edge of community-led, social capital, market-driven approaches to sustainable livelihoods. Ensure results of research is made available to both internal and external audiences packaged to ensure optimum use and learning from such research investments.  May perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in relevant area of expertise pertaining to evaluation design and methodology or the equivalent.  Minimum of eight (8) years of direct relevant experience in the international development field with specific experience related to designing research methodologies, oversight of external evaluations, and directly designing and conducting evaluations.

 

Preferred:  Directed large research initiatives within the international development field in the areas of agriculture, nutrition, women’s empowerment, social inclusion, inclusive business growth.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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eCOMMERCE PROGRAM MANAGER

Arvest / Lowell

Closing:  November 21

 

Summary:  Under the direction of the Digital Marketing Manager, the eCommerce Program Manager (EPM) is responsible for leading and executing the strategy, planning and implementation of digital marketing sales programs. These programs will be designed to increase Arvest sales of products and services, attract and onboard new customers for banking products and services, and cross-selling existing customers. The EPM optimizes the online sales process and customer experience to generate revenue, grow the Arvest customer base and satisfy customer expectations when acquiring new Arvest products and services using digital channels. The incumbent works closely with other Arvest departments and divisions to deliver effective online sales tools, applications, and account enhancement forms which ultimately meet sales and customer experience objectives. The EPM reviews and analyzes reporting to create the best possible user experience for Arvest.com, associated web properties and applications.

 

Description:  Direct and manage online product sales process and customer experience initiatives/projects from original concept through implementation and evaluation after launch. Includes developing sales strategies, improving user experience, problem solving, identifying and managing necessary project resources, timelines and deliverables that meet revenue, product sales, effectiveness and brand awareness goals.  Develop online sales strategy to support overall business strategy. Execute campaign-level sales tactics to achieve product and household goals as they relate to specific line of business and cost per account objectives to meet optimal Return on Investment (ROI) on marketing investments. Track and report on online sales across product lines to ensure channel effectiveness. Optimize sales funnels, to ensure optimal online sales strategies are implemented.  Work with Media Strategist to prepare, present, and manage an annual budget and campaign strategy to effectively and efficiently implement the corporate growth objectives and eCommerce programs.  Advise and assist the local bank marketing and sales teams in effectively onboarding new account-holders acquired through online channels. Closely coordinate with IT, business analysts, and analytics experts; be the key liaison to all stakeholders.  Drive advancement in online business acquisition tools by assisting in bringing new product sales opportunities online and coordinating the communication and adoption process.  Develop and analyze eCommerce reports that provide meaningful insight. Make recommendations to the Marketing team and other business units in order to improve sales results and increase ROI. Maximize web analytics to perform ongoing analysis and measurement of digital marketing efforts. Consume reports provided by other departments to make data-driven decisions and recommendations for improvement.  Manage applicable vendor relationships, including evaluating proposals, drafting creative briefs and strategies, managing deliverables and adhering to the budget. Ensure that all eCommerce marketing programs and online sales practices are in compliance and adhere to proper regulatory guidance and auditguidelines. Stay current with latest technologies and advancements and look for opportunities to further the Arvest business in a profitable manner.  Work with the Digital Marketing Manager and other Marketing team members to integrate digital campaigns to compliment broad off-line marketing objectives.  Understand and comply with bank policy, laws, regulations, and the bank’s BSA/AML Program, as applicable to your job duties. This includes but is not limited to; complete compliance training and adhere to internal procedures and controls; report any known violations of compliance policy, laws, or regulations and report any suspicious customer and/or account activity.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or Communications, related field or equivalent relevant experience required. Five years of marketing and/or business strategy experience.  Five years of digital sales strategies experience.  Three years of web analytics experience in data analysis, evaluation and reporting of digital campaign performance.

 

Preferred:  Experience in providing consulting to a business client.  Experience with selling financial services products.  Professional writing and editing skills.  Project management and project pipeline management with a strong consumer focus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  https://www.arvest.com/careers/apply&a=n

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO PRESIDENT / CEO

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

Req. Number:  R0001536

 

Summary:  The Executive Assistant (EA) to the President/CEO is a position that provides high-level, confidential support to the President/Chief Executive Officer (President), handling a wide variety of situations including the management / supervision of clerical staff in the executive suite and overall administrative and operations functions of the executive office. The EA conserves the President’s time and promotes the Arkansas Children’s corporate image by representing the President internally and externally; coordinating activities of the office; and serves as liaison between the President, key executive leadership, Medical Staff, major donors, employees, and the public. The EA makes independent decisions when appropriate. Critical thinking skills are necessary. Coordinates overall secretarial and clerical functions; delegates responsibilities among the staff to insure workloads are appropriate. Evaluates and manages the performance of each administrative assistant under his/her direction.

 

Description:  Executive Assistant to the President – Interacts with all team members with poise and high level of professionalism. Coordinates critical calendar management for the President, requiring interaction with hospital leadership, both internal and external physicians, staff, and patients, as well as outside vendors for a variety of complex meetings. On own initiative, establishes appointment priorities, reschedules or refuses to schedule appointments or invitations, and draws attention to important dates and conflicts.  Reads incoming correspondence; determines deadlines and suspense dates; checks accuracy of documents requiring President ‘s signature; summarizes content if needed; provides necessary backup material for President’s review; offers advice or initiates reply if appropriate; and coordinates follow-up as necessary.  Composes correspondence requiring understanding of hospital operations and policies; researches and prepares special projects or presentations; initiates and maintains large and complex paper and electronic filing systems, develops method for organizing and retrieving information.  Provides polite, courteous and professional reception and telephone service; tactfully determines nature and urgency of business; answers inquiries and resolves conflicts independently whenever possible using own judgment and knowledge of hospital operations; refers to appropriate person if necessary. Coordinates conference calls as needed.  Coordinates and arranges travel schedule and reservations for President as needed.  Document Preparation & Management – Prioritizes and manages multiple projects simultaneously and according to workload demands. Provides follow up on multiple issues in a timely manner. Assists President with preparation of presentation materials for internal and external activities (i.e. Internal and external meetings, including various boards, medical staff, leadership, and committee meetings.) Attends and takes minutes for some board and/or committee meetings as directed; producing draft minutes for review in a timely manner following the meeting.  Provides hospital reports as directed by collecting and analyzing data.  Office Management – Accountable for supervising administrative secretarial and clerical staff. Identifies strengths of each team member to ensure administrative support staff work together dynamically. Develops standard operating procedures; adheres to Arkansas Children’s policies and procedures. Resolve inter-office disputes. Evaluates the performance of each staff member for their annual review. Educates and orients new staff and volunteers in office procedures, telephone system and office equipment.  Interviews prospective administrative support staff and recommends applicant hiring. Determines appropriate action (disposition) to take in assisting with administrative issues including complaints and VIP encounters. Maintains Administrative, Hospital and Patient Care Services information in a confidential and discreet manner.  Fiscal Management & Resource Utilization – Assists in departmental budget preparation and ongoing budget management. Maintain organized budget / invoice records.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university – Field of Study: Business Administration or business related field.  Five years total experience required, which includes five years of administrative support for executive-level staff required experience, which includes one year of supervisory experience.

 

Preferred:  Two years working with executive-level communications experience.  Two years working in a healthcare setting experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://archildrens.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External_Career_Site/job/Little-Rock/Executive-Assistant-to-President-CEO–FT–M-F–8-00a-5-00p_R0001536

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE VICE PRESIDENT

OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Job Number:  CVB-11-2017

Closing:  November 17

 

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

 

Description:  Answers and screens telephone calls for Vice President of Marketing and Communications; takes messages and routes callers to the appropriate personnel; answers questions and provides information to callers and visitors relative to local tourism, facility events, and related information. Maintains appointment calendar for Vice President of Marketing and Communications; schedules and cancels appointments for conference calls, meetings, and events; develops and maintains a calendar of Departmental activities and events; ensures distribution of calendar to appropriate departmental personnel. Oversees financial transactions for the Marketing and Communications Department; including purchase requisitions, and purchase orders; reviews purchase requisitions to ensure items requested have been budgeted and comply with budget and procedural constraints; receives, monitors, and reconciles all credit card transactions for all event related charges; notifies appropriate personnel of discrepancies; ensures appropriate approvals from Vice President of Marketing and Communications have been obtained for major purchases. Makes travel arrangements for the Vice President of Marketing and Communications and other individuals as assigned; receives, reconciles, and processes all travel related documentation and submits to the Accounting Department; ensures travel is processed in compliance with all applicable travel policies and procedures. Schedules meetings, including securing meeting rooms and making catering and other arrangements for meetings called by the Vice President of Marketing and Communications; notifies appropriate individuals of scheduled meetings; attends meetings as Departmental representative as required and provides follow up information to Vice President of Communications and Marketing. Establishes and maintains confidential files and records for the Vice President of Marketing and Communications;  establishes and maintains various hard copy and computer files and records of Marketing and Communications activities, attendance records, programs and related documents. Coordinates with the Vice President of Marketing and Communications to develop and secure media proposals relative to tourism-related advertising; tracks and monitors status of all segments of media sources in coordination with the creative team and public relations teams to ensure all established deadlines are met; ensures Vice President of Marketing and   Communications is kept abreast of any issues.  Conducts research, compiles information and prepares various narrative and statistical reports, and manages special projects as assigned. Provides assistance with the coordination of marketing and communications strategies to promote local, regional, and national interests in specific Little Rock Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (LRCVB) events. Briefs the Vice President of Marketing and Communications regarding daily administrative functions and calls his or her attention to non-routine matters which require his or her personal consideration.  Reviews and monitors Departmental policies, procedures and work methods and makes recommendations for revision; develops and implements procedures to ensure effective operation of assigned projects and programs. Oversees sponsorship application process for LRCVB by sending and receiving applications, presenting applications to committee for consideration, delivering committee results to applicant and maintaining budget and benefits from approved sponsorships. Maintains an inventory of branded apparel and premium items; orders as needed; contacts vendors to obtain price quotations for purchase items. Attends meetings, events, and activities as assigned by the Vice President of Marketing and Communications; represents the Department by serving on special committees and assisting with strategic planning for specific events as assigned. Provides assistance to Event Coordinators to include assisting with event planning and on-site assistance at LRCVB hosted events; attends and participates in local events and activities relating to marketing the City of Little Rock. Receives and sorts mail incoming Departmental mail; reviews incoming mail for VP of Marketing and Communications; distributes mail to appropriate staff; prepares outgoing mail. Interacts in a positive and responsive manner with clients, attendees of events, seminar speakers, and the general public. Monitors, prioritizes, and directs the work activities of assigned personnel; serves as backup to assigned personnel during absences as required. Operates a computer with database, desktop publishing, graphics, spreadsheet, and word processing software. Operates an LRCVB automobile in the performance of essential functions.  Performs other related duties as required.

 

Requirements:  These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through completion of two (2) years of college coursework in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related area, and four (4) years of administrative support experience to include two (2) years of support to Executive-level staff preferably in an advertising and/or marketing agency;  two (2) years of demonstrated proficiency in utilizing a computer with spreadsheet experience; one year of supervisory experience   Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/littlerock/jobs/1896751/executive-assistant-to-the-vice-president-of-marketing-communications?page=1&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

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EXECUTIVE COORDINATOR

Nature Conservancy / Little Rock

Job ID:  45922

Closing:  December 15

 

Summary:  The Executive Coordinator serves as the Director’s representative in communications with managers, staff, trustees, donors and the public as well as leaders and partners in the business, policy, and conservation community to accomplish the chapter’s conservation goals. This includes the coordination of discreet projects and the organization of meetings and small group events. They will also perform or oversee a variety of administrative support tasks including travel arrangements, calendar management, screening incoming correspondence, calls, and requests; drafting correspondence and reports, processing expenses, and scheduling and coordinating logistics of meetings and small group events and assist in the execution of philanthropy meetings, events and reports as directed by the Director of Philanthropy. They will implement processes and practices in order to improve effectiveness. They will effectively communicate or distribute information to assist staff in making decisions, solving problems, and improving workflow.  Duties are highly confidential and require broad and comprehensive knowledge of the Conservancy’s policies, operations, programs, organization and values and must be carried out with little or no supervision.  Responsibilities require discretion, judgment, tact and poise. Incumbent may have considerable latitude and flexibility in carrying out assigned tasks.

 

Description:  Act independently on assigned tasks and exercise independent judgment based on analysis and experience; work is diversified and may not always fall under established practices and guidelines.  Work within scope of program’s strategic goals.  Coordinate projects with several variables, work within a defined timeline and budget.  Demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information.  Perform non-routine analysis, research and follow-through.  Ensure compliance with Conservancy policies and procedures, and external (donor/legal/IRS) requirements.  Make purchases, process invoices, contract with vendors, and assist with budget preparation.  May act as a resource to others to solve problems and act in supervisor’s stead when instructed.  May supervise administrative and/or volunteer staff, including training and professional development.  Provide input through project teams for the improvement of existing programs.  Refer difficult questions and unusual problems to supervisor.  Travel and work flexible hours.  Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and two years experience or equivalent combination.  Experience generating reports and interpreting data.  Experience in business writing, editing, and proofreading.  Experience organizing time and managing diverse activities to meet deadlines.  Experience working across teams and communicating with a wide range of people.  Valid Driver’s License.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://careers.nature.org/psp/tnccareers/APPLICANT/APPL/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=45922&PostingSeq=1

 

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HEALTH & WELLNESS SPECIAL PROJECTS COORDINATOR

UA Cooperative Extension Service / Little Rokc

Position Number: N25017

 

Summary:  The health and wellness projects coordinator will be responsible for implementing the goals and objectives of projects specified and will direct overall day-to-day project operation, including managing implementation of project activities, coordination with other agencies, and ensuring that reports and documentation are submitted. The projects coordinator will monitor program implementation, provide assistance to state team members and county extension agents, coordinate activities with the project leadership teams, and assist with project evaluation. Program development activities addressing physical activity for youth and adult populations are also included.

 

Description:  Program Development – Coordinate development of exercise-based community programs and health education and promotion programs to address needs of rural residents.  Develop new educational materials in support of externally-funded projects and/or in response to local needs.  Provide a high level of technical assistance to county educators in new program implementation and stakeholder engagement.  Project Management – Plan and organize activities to support health and wellness programs, including coordinating regular project meetings with state and county staff.  Coordinate and assist with training meetings for internal and external stakeholders.  Manage communication with funders and community stakeholders; provide support to communities in planning and implementing healthy food and physical activity access efforts.  Manage project budgets, including monitoring expenditures, maintaining financial records, and preparing financial reports for submission to funder.  Prepare reports for submission to funder, including collecting and aggregation of local activities and outcomes.  Assist with dissemination and management of volunteer-led health programs.  Project Coordination – Communicate with counties on scheduled activities and resource needs. Provide regular updates to project leadership team on local implementation opportunities and issues. Collaborate with local organizations, groups, and healthcare providers to organize and implement programs.  Project Evaluation – Evaluation coordination with counties and project leadership team.  Monitoring of performance targets and outputs within project timeframe.  Evaluation follow-up to ensure adherence to timeline and data collection protocols.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in public health, health promotion, health education, nutrition, family and consumer sciences or a closely related field with three years of relevant professional experience OR a Master’s degree in a related field is required.  Demonstrated competence to independently manage programs is required.

 

Preferred:  Current fitness certification with a credible organization preferred (i.e., ACSM, NETA, ISSA, Yoga Alliance.)  Experience with multi-site program coordination and evaluation, community-based intervention approaches, coalition-building and environmental approaches to increase access to physical activity and healthy foods is preferred. Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) at the 500-hour level is preferred. Budget management experience is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uaex.edu/postings/6426

 

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INDIVIDUAL & CORPORATE DONOR MANAGER

Arkansas Repertory Theatre / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Primary responsibility for individual and corporate annual giving programs. This includes stewardship of donors, moves management activities, follow-up with lapsed donors, cultivation of new donors. Also includes working with marketing and development team to create opportunities to move subscribers and ticket buyers toward annual donors. Also includes responsibility for two integrated direct mail appeals and email campaigns. Position also includes some special event, volunteer coordination and grant writing duties.  This position is full time with benefits. Reports to Director of Development.

 

Requirements:  Development or related experience necessary, especially with individual and corporate giving, ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of constituencies, volunteers, board members and stakeholders, ability to develop creative events, energize participation and evaluate processes, ability to make effective public speaking presentations, willingness to handle flexible hours, including work on nights and weekends.

 

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

 

Fran Carter, Director of Development

fcarter@therep.org

 

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INTEGRATED DIGITAL SPECIALIST

KNWA – KFTA

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Fayetteville

Job ID:  6726

 

Summary:  As a member of the Nexstar sales team, the Integrated Digital Specialist (IDS) is responsible for generating, growing and managing internet marketing revenue for the company.  The IDS is the market’s subject matter expert on internet marketing services and will work, both independently and in coordination with the Nexstar sales team, to achieve budgeted revenue goals in the internet marketing services area.  The IDS will achieve this by selling the suite of products offered through Hyfn Local, Nexstar’s digital organization providing custom internet marketing solutions to the local business market including targeted video, display, SEO/SEM and social network programs designed and implemented with the client’s business objectives a priority. 

 

Description:  Develop and execute go to market sales strategies and tactics for local clients that result in exceeding personal and company revenue targets.  Establish, maintain and grow meaningful client relationships.  Be an effective educator and ambassador both internally and externally on the benefits of internet marketing strategies for clients.  Conduct educational forums and/or seminars for clients.  Be an effective closer.  Offer meaningful contributions to the local sales team on a regular basis concerning best practice and new products in the internet marketing realm.  Work closely with agencies in helping their clients understand our products and follow through with the sales close and implementation of Hyfn products.   Work closely with the Hfyn support team through open communication to best manage client campaigns.    Daily observation of campaign performances and building of reports for clients that explain performance with suggestions for optimizing campaigns.  Managing account receivables for your book of business.

 

Requirements:  Significant knowledge of current internet marketing strategies and their application to various client businesses.  Motivated, self-starter with the enthusiasm required to work effectively on a daily basis independently and in support of the entire sales team.  Must have effective communication and presentation skills.  Ability to interact with all levels of decision makers.  Must have excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.  Proven ability to meet and exceed sales goals.  Computer savvy, including proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and the ability to learn and become proficient on in-house sales systems.

 

Preferred:  BA or BS in Business, Marketing, Advertising or Communication.  Two of more (2+) years of outside internet marketing or media sales experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/6726

 

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KLRC DONOR SUPPORT SPECIALIST

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  Create an exceptional experience for KLRC donors through the timely and effective processing of gifts given to the station, assisting with gift processing and receipting as well as donor communications.

 

Description:  Responsible for processing donor contributions and pledges including EFT’s, checks, and monthly charge card donations. Responsible for managing recurring electronic giving through GivingFuel and Authorize.net. Assists with the production of mail solicitations and gift acknowledgements including production of individual letters, tax receipts, mail merges, e-receipts and bulk mailings. Prepares monthly financial reports for station manager. Assists with weekly bulk mailings as needed. Assist KLRC donors via phone, email and written correspondence with questions, changes to their accounts, and donation processing. Assist in answering calls to the KLRC business line and in welcoming guests to the KLRC building. Update constituent address changes in Raiser’s Edge donor database. Mail KLRC prizes and t-shirts to donors as needed. Gathers all mail from JBU post office; sorts and distributes it. Distributes incoming faxes. Provide general administrative office support to KLRC staff members. Maintain and stock KLRC vending machine. Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Proficiency in Microsoft, including Microsoft Word and Excel.  Ability and willingness to become proficient in Raiser’s Edge donor management software. Ability to maintain confidentiality of donor information and development records.

 

Preferred:   Associates degree or significant related work experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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KNOWLEDGE & SHARING MANAGER
Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  422-752
Closing:  November 17

 

Summary:  The main function of the  Knowledge and Sharing Manager position is to champion organization-wide knowledge documentation and cross departmental sharing enabling the organization’s core strengths, information, and experience to be shared internally and packaged for specific external audiences as appropriate. 

 

Description:   1.  Organize, and make accessible, existing evidence of results, impact, programmatic models, tools and technical information organization-wide.  Heifer’s information needs for knowledge documentation and sharing are quickly assessed, prioritized and delivered according to agreed timelines. Dependable and quality information, data and interpreted results are surfaced from field offices and systems for current or past project reports and evaluations are made available to meet staff needs. Winning programmatic themes defined, and knowledge generated, documented and shared across the organization taking both historical information and industry trends/standards into consideration for Heifer’s future positioning for external funds and partnerships. Documented tools packaged to meet requirements of varied stakeholders and users across the organization;  working with Heifer staff and when appropriate consultants, playing the role of writer, facilitator or coordinator as needed to get the job done.  2.  Build and maintain active repository of program, project and thematic learning documents; make accessible and available to Heifer staff for use in project design and improvement, proposal development, reporting, communications, and positioning.  Thematic knowledge documentation organized and maintained in searchable and accessible location with up to date and significant knowledge recorded to organizational memory. Shared across countries and departments, for new business proposal writing and for reporting.  Internal Heifer staff resources and external contractors are coordinated and managed, where working in support of documentation, knowledge management and sharing.  Data integration for knowledge management and sharing purposes is closely coordinated with the Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Systems team, through current or past project data and completed evaluations.  System requirements identified and developed that optimize and integrate with other systems, including Laserfiche and the learning library, to increase the effective and efficient handling of internal documentation and sharing. Act as the business owner of technology solutions for KM initiatives.  3.  Stimulate and catalyze the use of data, documentation, evidence and information for learning, adaptation, and continuous improvement – building systematic “habit-forming” processes and capacities.  Templates and guidance for documentation practices and protocols, deployed organization-wide to encourage an increasingly systematic capture and sharing of knowledge.  Engaging practices and methodologies deployed to build organizational capabilities in how to use Knowledge Management tools and approaches. Guide staff to know where knowledge is located and who connects people with knowledge seekers in the organization.  Protocol and guidance drafted and launched that integrates knowledge and sharing practices with roles and responsibilities organization-wide.  4.  Facilitate, secure, and socialize the capture of tacit knowledge then codify, share and support application in program work.  Thematic specialists, cross-cutting teams and communities of practice supported in knowledge capture and standardization in areas relevant to the organization’s growth and future enhanced performance.  Clearly defined needs captured and used to drive knowledge and documentation requirements for future learning agendas within specific countries, cross-learning, strategic initiatives, and positioning for external funding.  May perform other job-related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Master’s Degree, plus six (6) years of direct relevant experience with knowledge management, organizational learning of foreign assistance development activities or other related fields and five (5) years related management experience. 

 

Preferred:  Advanced degree in international development, communication, social sciences, or similar area of interest.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT  (part-time)

City of Cabot / Cabot

 

Summary:  Assists the City Attorney and Paralegal with all matters and ensure all materials required for court proceedings are properly assembled.

 

Description:  Provides discovery requested from Attorneys by gathering information, materials, documents, reports and evidence.  Ensures all materials required for court proceedings are properly assembled; prepares docket, retrieves files, and organizes case materials in correct docket order.  Conducts research and compiles reports of addresses, criminal records, driving records, incidents, truancy information, et cetera.  Composes routine correspondence and correspondence notifying individuals of court dates, notifying parties for hearings, notifying case witnesses and victims, answering specific requests for information.   Answers questions and provides information regarding court procedures, directs individuals to appropriate personnel or agency.  Maintains leave calendars for subpoenaed police officers who may require a continuance.  Establishes and maintains hard copy and computer filing and record-keeping systems.  Serves as backup to the Paralegal.  Perform court filings and distribute legal documents.  Audit Police citations books and correspond to inmate concurrent request letters.   All other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED.)

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.cabotar.gov/department/division.php?structureid=72

 

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LOCAL SALES MANAGER

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

 

Summary:  KHBS/KHOG-TV is adding a second Local Sales Manager to lead, motivate and inspire a team of five local account executives to exceed revenue goals.  The ideal candidate will have a keen attention to detail and be organized. Client engagement is a top priority. This is not a desk job. Candidates should also have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, handle multiple challenges simultaneously and be able to take initiative, making decisions without daily guidance.

 

Description:  Develop and execute strategies to exceed local sales targets.  Work collectively with our other Local Sales manager to set the overall tone for the local sales department by providing exemplary leadership in accordance with mutually agreed upon sales goals and priorities.  Coach and inspire the team of account executives to grow.  Accurately forecast local broadcast revenue.  Grow local TV and Digital revenue share.  Achieve or exceed the local revenue budget including new business.

 

Requirements:  Three (3) years sales experience. Demonstrated leadership capabilities that has motivated teams.  A creative mind with proven ability to generate revenue for the company and advertisers.  The ability to analyze issues thoroughly in order to make sound business decisions and solve problems effectively.  Ability to communicate effective and persuasive sales presentations.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree.  Management experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/television/jobs/local-sales-manager-957

 

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MARKETING CONSULTANT

Daily Citizen / Searcy

 

Summary:  The Daily Citizen is currently seeking a marketing consultant. This position is responsible for meeting with local business owners and managers about growing their businesses through advertising with the newspaper. Experience is a plus but the key elements for success in this position are a strong work ethic and the desire to provide outstanding customer satisfaction. This full time position is compensated with an excellent salary and the opportunity to earn an above average income through commissions. A full benefit package – including medical, dental, vacation, 401k and much more – is available.  If you are looking to begin a career that will become your passion then we want to talk to you.   (Must live in White County.)

 

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

 

David Damerow, Publisher

ddamerow@thedailycitizen.com

 

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MARKETING COORDINATOR / SOCIAL MEDIA

Ray Ellen Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We are seeking a talented, highly motivated, self-starting, creative individual with a passion for connecting with current and future customers through content marketing, social media, and traditional marketing efforts.  The Social Media Manager will be responsible for advancing the community and customer experience through online and traditional marketing. This position is charged with accelerating the expansion and use of social media channels as well as to bring a high degree of creativity to our existing methods. This position requires tight interaction with the marketing, customer service, operations, sales and technology teams to ensure that our website, social media, collateral and other communications accurately reflect our brand and to achieve overall goals.  Applicants should have a well-developed capacity for coordinating and implementing marketing communication projects with responsibilities that social media, public relations, search marketing, advertising, brand stewardship and special events management. Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within marketing and advertising is critical, while knowledge of real estate functions is a bonus. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.  In addition to marketing, branding, and social media related work, this position will also share a role in tracking sales data; maintaining collateral and marketing materials inventory; maintaining databases; and preparing reports.  This position will lead our efforts to engage stakeholders with quality content, create content delivery plans, and maintain consistent, brand-appropriate content as well as oversee and administer the company’s social media marketing and advertising.

 

Description:  Creates, delivers, edits, and optimizes marketing materials and advertising campaigns.  Ensures that company messages, brand, and materials are accurate and consistent.  Run and maintain all social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, SnapChat etc.) with posts, updates, and ads.  Establish all marketing for team events, open houses, and new listings.

 

Requirements:  BS/BA. in Marketing, Design, Communications or related majors

Social media expert.  Bright, upbeat, energetic and have strong communication skills.  Highly proficient with marketing concepts.  Passion for new solutions and challenging broad based audiences.  Knowledge of forward design concepts.  Enjoys the challenges of new products, new environments and working with a new team.  Experience with Adobe Suite, iWork (Mac), and video editing and graphics.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.simplyhired.com/job/MEkyBMptDjowzEUQKxPbfRyOF9YXPtjMCtq8LVSYLuVZFsLoyQM5XA?isp=0

 

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MARKETING PROJECT COORDINATOR

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield / Little Rock

Req. Number:  R0001351

 

Summary:  The Marketing Project Coordinator primarily is responsible for the refinement and execution of communications campaigns and programs that support individual and group member engagement with the health plan. The position is responsible for researching, information gathering, creative concepting, some composition and editing to support this process. The position will collaborate with interdisciplinary teams within and outside the division to successful launch campaigns and measure results for reporting out to key stakeholders.

 

Description:  Supports individual and group marketing to determine key engagement opportunities and develop plans and campaigns to reach stated goals and objectives.  Assists in the development of communications plans and campaigns for new products and services with key target audiences.  Prepares campaigns to engage members in products and services offerings.  Develops educational campaigns for members to inspire engagement in health and well-being activities.  Responsible for keeping all campaign materials related to products and services current.  Works closely with agency representatives and external vendors as needed to create communications campaigns as needed to support enterprise marketing and engagement goals and objectives.  Serves as contributing writer to company publications as it relates to product and services campaigns. Assists in preparing marketing materials as needed.  Serves as a content contributor to the organization’s communications channels as it relates to product and service member engagement programs and campaigns.  Supports other division activities, as assigned.

 

Requirements:  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 five years experience in the writing and implementation of communications and marketing campaigns or plans.  At least three years of marketing and communications experience including writing, editing, and digital marketing.  Experience in PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, Excel and social media.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://arkbluecross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ABCBS_External_Careers/job/Little-Rock-AR/Marketing-Project-Coordinator_R0001351

 

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MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield / Jonesboro

Req. Number:  R0001286

 

Summary:  This position is accountable for the sales and servicing of products for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and it’s subsidiary and or affiliate companies within the designated territory and consistent with marketing goals. The products include group health insurance, group dental insurance, group term life/LTD insurance, work site products, and other products and services available through our affiliates. The Marketing Representative must meet their annual designated performance standards relating to new group sales and retention of existing business. The incumbent must have the ability to perform a financial review and analysis for customers including but not limited to: trend/utilization and profit/loss renewal summary reports. This job also includes the principal responsibility of coordinating and executing a variety of marketing functions such as completing enrollment forms, conducting employee meetings, assisting the customer in analyzing their health care expenditures, negotiating benefit/rate changes and properly completing group renewals. This position requires interaction with a wide array of people both internal and external to the enterprise.

 

Description:  At all times maintaining professional integrity for this position and for this plan.  Locating, identifying, mining and qualifying prospects.  Maintaining accurate and current records of all sales, service and prospecting activities for all core and ancillary products, including weekly call reports.  Developing strong relationships with agents/brokers/consultants and successfully soliciting new business from them in core and ancillary products, while serving as an industry expert and resource for them and their customers.  Assisting LSV personnel in promoting sales of the ancillary product line.  Maintaining a Personal Development Plan focused on building consultative selling skills, leadership, and product knowledge related to marketing health and life products. Attainment of professional designations, such as Certified Health Consultant (CHC), Professional of Healthcare Management (PAHM), or other AHIP designation.  Selling of products in all lines of business to include consumer oriented products such as defined contribution and medical savings accounts, individual products, managed and non-managed care products, network access products, life/disability insurance, work site products, and flexible spending accounts.  Developing marketing and agent strategies to include targeted agents and targeted prospects, while making add-on sales of additional products to existing customers.  Communicating benefits to new and existing customers in a way that gives them a clear understanding of the plans purchased and how they work.  Assisting in certain existing re openings, such as the PSE/ASE accounts at the direction of the Regional Sales Manager/Regional Executive.  Advising their immediate supervisor of business exception requests/activities.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required. Major in business or insurance related field. Five (5) years of sales and/or marketing experience with a demonstrated record of proven results. Proven ability to make a formal marketing presentation with a high level of professionalism. Applicant must make presentation to the interview panel as prerequisite for further consideration. Must have State License or pass exam within three months of hire date.  Achievement oriented; able to show history of self-development through ongoing education, training, and/or self-study.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including PowerPoint, Word and Excel.  Valid Arkansas driver’s license and good driving record. Meet requirements of company policy.  Must reside within the boundaries of the applicable regional office.

 

Preferred:  Experience in health insurance, life insurance, or managed care.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://arkbluecross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ABCBS_External_Careers/job/Jonesboro-AR/Marketing-Representative_R0001286

 

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MARKETING SPECIALIST

Alumni Office

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  November 15

 

Summary:   The Marketing Specialist is responsible for marketing strategies, graphic design, and promotional programs and activities. Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, or related field.  At least three years of experience in public relations or related area, including one year in fund raising activities and a supervisory capacity.

 

Preferred:  Master’s Degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher education.  Knowledge and/or experience in fundraising, preferably in higher education.  Experience with volunteers in a fund-raising program.  Familiarity with the role and mission of the Arkansas Alumni Association and University Advancement.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23751

 

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MEDIA PRODUCER

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

 

Summary:  The Media Producer is responsible for directing and developing photography and video content for JBU’s website, social media and other marketing purposes. The Media Producer, with the Director of University Communication, is also responsible for producing JBU’s web-based video channel content. As a part of the University Communications team, the Media Producer is a key part of the creative process, providing input for the various communication campaigns and other efforts coordinated by University Communications.

 

Description:  Directs and develops rich media content for JBU’s website and social media — this may include scriptwriting, scheduling talent, editing, shooting, lighting, etc. — from concept to deliverables.  Supervises work-study students and other part-time staff assigned to assist in video production, photography and other UC projects.  Directs and/or supervises independent contractors hired to assist with media projects.  Helps produce and program JBU’s web-based video channel content.  Regularly collaborates with other UC team members on development of website services to the university, shared projects, and overall web strategies.  Collaborates with the UC team on cross-discipline communication projects.  As a part of the creative process, provides input and feedback on creative work by other members of the UC team.  Creates or supervises the creation of videos for non-Web university projects.  Creates and manages video production workflow for UC video projects.  Creates and manages content for online marketing campaigns.  Supervise and assign tasks to workstudy photographers.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field. Proven experience interpreting project goals and translating them into functional web media.  Experience in video production, including camera operation, location and set management, audio and lighting.  Experience in video deployment on the web (Including understanding of: embedding, compression, progressive downloading, streaming and codecs.)  Proficiency in industry standard video editing and related software, including Final Cut Pro and Adobe Creative Suite.  Able to work in a team environment to meet objectives.  Ability to use CG applications like AfterEffects and Motion.  Ability manage and shoot a wide range of photography projects from portraits, events and marketing-style photo shoots.  Ability to effectively manage time, schedules and projects.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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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 its 45 stations can really help launch your career. If you want to become part of a great team, please apply.

 

Requirements:  Certified meteorologist.  Strong understanding of associated weather equipment.  Appreciation of social media.  Qualifications include a degree in Journalism or related field.  A valid driver’s license and good driving record is required.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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MINISTER OF YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS

Asbury United Methodist Church / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Asbury United Methodist Church is seeking a dedicated Christian with a heart for youth and their families to be our new Minister of Youth and Young Adults. This position involves planning, organizing, and developing an already strong program of events, retreats, a few annual fundraisers, weekly youth gatherings, and worship.  Expect a tremendous support group of youth parents and young adult counselors to assist.  Your life will be blessed by our dedicated youth, who love the Lord and one another.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send inquiries and/or resumes to:

 

Reverend Mary Hilliard,

Senior Pastor

mary@asbury-lr.org

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MULTI MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV11 is seeking a Multi Media Account Executive responsible for developing new and incremental revenue, focused on delivering results for our customers. You will be responsible for developing new advertising accounts as well as managing existing ones. This position offers a great opportunity to grow your income through a rewarding commission structure. The position works closely with an Account Manager and other team members to execute advertising strategies and drive revenue.

 

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

 

Requirements:  Ability to think and lead strategically.  Proven problem solver.  Effective driver of integrated revenue (television plus digital.)  Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.

 

Preferred:  One to two (1-2) years business to business sales experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Media-Account-Executive/J3R3Q077XMNM594PHK8/

 

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MULTI MEDIA JOURNALIST

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is looking for a hard-working, team-oriented Multi-Media Journalist who is serious about their career. If you seek near-constant constructive feedback, please apply. If you need help writing compelling anchor lead-ins, please apply. If your reporting portfolio is lacking live shot experience, please apply. You will be surrounded by a newsroom of 50 others who work together each day to create the best content in town, broadcast and digital. You will be expected to bring “real” story ideas to each morning meeting. You will be expected to tweet and post stories, every day. You will be expected to break stories. In return, we will make you the reporter you always wanted to be. If your desire is to move up to a larger market, Gannett owns properties all over and you will be in the pipeline. So, get us that reel and resume, we are waiting to hear from you.  Qualifications include a degree in Journalism or related field and 1-3 years of experience is preferred. A valid driver’s license and good driving record is required. Please submit your resume with reference and video of your work via web link or DVD.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/MMJ/J3H3XZ6VTVJY15FC6V5/

 

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MULTI MEDIA JOURNALIST / METEOROLOGIST

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV is seeking a Multi-Skilled Journalist (MMJ) / Meteorologist.  KTHV is looking for a great storyteller who will excel in this digital age of journalism.  We want a Multi-Media Journalist who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing. This is a hybrid position that includes part time meteorology work.  Working in Little Rock offers you a great way of life and joining the TEGNA family and its 46 stations can really help launch your career.

 

Description:  Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting. Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner. Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories. Develop original content through social listening and independent sources. Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner. Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility. Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest. Produce news stories that are unique and captivating. Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations. Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media. Enterprise news stories. Shoot, write and edit packaged reports. Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video. Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories. Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology. Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer. Understanding of Broadcast Meteorology and its systems.  Strong understanding of associated weather equipment.

 

Requirements:  BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field.  Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems. Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism. A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting. Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots. Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook. Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus. Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines. Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.

 

Preferred:  Two to five (2-5) years of experience.  Bilingual, (English & Spanish) speaking.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/MMJ-Meteorologist/J3V27R68LXDQW97WV11/

 

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NEWS PRODUCER

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  9414

 

Summary:   KATV has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our evening newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, and Assignment Desk on the newscast and its content. In this position, you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and also develop content for our website.

 

Description:  Solid news judgment. Be a compelling and accurate writer. Be able to multitask and manage their time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast. Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment. Strong leadership skills. Excellent communication skills. The ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts. Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must.

 

Requirements:  Candidate must have at least two years of previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station.  Non-linear editing and experience with newsroom systems such as ENPS a plus.

 

Preferred:  Journalism degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=8799&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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ON-AIR ANNOUNCER

Noalmark Broadcasting / El Dorado

 

Summary:  Noalmark Broadcasting Corporation and its El Dorado cluster of eight radio stations is looking for a full time on air announcer.  Duties will include, but not limited to: morning show host, on-air announcing, commercial production, board-ops, and other functional aspects of radio. Experience is a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume to: jobs@noalmark.com.

 

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OUTREACH & COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

Arkansas Center for Research in Economics

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

Closing:  November 27

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Center for Research in Economics (ACRE) at the University of Central Arkansas seeks to hire an Outreach and Communications Associate to contribute to ACRE’s communications and educational projects. The Outreach and Communications Associate is a 1-year term position that is fully grant-funded, non-classified, 12-month salaried position that reports to ACRE’s Program Manager. Contingent upon performance and continued grant support this position may be renewed annually.  ACRE is a state focused research center housed in the College of Business of the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas. ACRE scholars and policy analysts use research and analysis to find solutions for Arkansas’s problems. Our research focuses on barriers to employment, taxes and subsidies, k-12 education, property rights and government transparency. We educate and provide resources for students, teachers, voters, activists, legislators, and business leaders.  ACRE promotes solutions that respect the personal and economic freedoms of individuals because protecting and expanding these freedoms has a proven record of improving the lives of people around the world and here at home.

 

Description:  Collaborate on developing and executing ACRE’s communications plan.  Create written materials and correspondence for ACRE’s projects and programs.  Work with graphic designers to prepare a variety of digital and print communications materials.  Develop and maintain relationships with the Arkansas legislature, community groups, policy makers and other potential project partners through outreach efforts.   Create content for website and social media, including project impact stories and program summaries.  Promote ACRE through social media. Participate in ACRE-related online forums and groups. Collaborate with ACRE associates to develop responses to posts, comments and messages to ensure quality of all communications.  Create full analysis of how social media efforts and marketing plan are performing.  Other duties as assigned to advance ACRE’s mission.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with two to three years relevant work experience.  Knowledge of Associated Press Style for media purposes.  Knowledge of print and graphic layout design.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/3895

 

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OUTREACH SPECIALIST

Tobacco Control Community Outreach

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

Req. Number:  R0001487

 

Summary:  This grant-funded Outreach Specialist position will be responsible for developing a Project Prevent Youth Coalition network statewide to strengthen Arkansas’ overall youth and young adult tobacco control program by implementing a wide variety of tobacco control strategies.

 

Description:  1. Develop a Project Prevent Youth Coalition (PPYC) statewide network.  Recruit and engage youth for active participation in the coalition and host monthly coalition meetings within the five public health regions.  Develop a youth advocacy board and advisory committee to help with creating a strategic plan for youth engagement.  Plan and host annual PPYC conference with stakeholders, youth coalitions and community partners to increase knowledge on tobacco control initiatives.  2. implement strategies to address youth initiatives that are inclusive of comprehensive policies (tobacco free parks, smoke free multi-unit housing, tobacco-free schools or business locations, points of sale, etc.)  Assess, develop and implement a strategic plan to increase the number of voluntary tobacco-free campus policies with private schools, colleges and universities.  Meet with key decision makers and influencers on the importance of adopting a 24/7 comprehensive tobacco-free policy.  Develop educational materials for coalition members to present to key decision makers and influencers.  3. Engage in evidence-based tobacco control and sustainability activities.  Develop mass reach health communications designed to reach youth about tobacco control interventions, findings and successes. These would include printed materials, paid media, social media, press releases and relevant talking points.  Reach out to state and localities that have increased the sale age of tobacco products to 21. Conduct public interest polls about increasing the tobacco sale age.  Educate communities about the benefits and importance of increasing the sale age of tobacco products to 21.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university – Field of Study: Health Education or a related field (Any higher education degree acceptable. Will attend additional training and leadership development as requested by supervisor.)  Two years total experience required, which includes two years of Health Education or a related field experience.

 

Preferred: Project coordination experience.  Public speaking to a wide variety of audiences experience.  Working with youth experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://archildrens.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External_Career_Site/job/Little-Rock/Outreach-Specialist-Tobacco-Control–Community-Outreach–M-F-8a-5p–Full-Time_R0001487-1

 

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PHOTOGRAPHER / NEWS

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  6779

 

Summary:  KARK and KLRT, the NBC and Fox affiliates in Little Rock, are looking for an innovative and creative news photographer to join Arkansas’ multi-platform leader in news and entertainment.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record of creating visually-compelling stories that make an impact with the audience.  Candidates should understand the importance of natural sound use, tight editing, and interactive live shots. KARK-KLRT is looking for someone who welcomes the opportunity to drop everything for breaking news.  Our newsroom utilizes the resources of multiple live trucks, a satellite truck, and a streaming backpack that can go live in a matter of seconds. Candidates must be engaged in social media. Above all, we’re looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude.  Applicants should have shooting and editing experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/6779

 

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PRESSROOM OPERATOR

Saline Courier / Benton

 

Summary:  The Saline Courier 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.

 

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

 

Kelly Freudensprung, Publisher

Saline Courier

321 N. Market

Benton, AR 72015

 

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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT  (part-time)

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2017-46564

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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PRODUCTION MANAGER

Crain Media / Searcy

 

Summary:  We are looking for a truly unique individual as we take our group of seven small market stations and a news focused website to the next level. This position will combine your skills in production with your knowledge of website maintenance and your social media savvy. I need someone who can make messages “jump” off the radio and bring customers to the client’s doors. You’ll have a staff of talented voices and hardworking individuals to help you, but attention to detail is a must to make sure the work gets done on a daily basis. In addition, you will need to be on top of your game where social media engagement and online advertising are concerned. Your daily task will be to bring the people to our pages and send them to our sponsors. If you are up to this challenge, your reward will be a laid-back lifestyle and competitive salary in a charming southern college town where we compete with a top 100 market but don’t have to fight the traffic.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume, qualifications and any materials that you think will get you a call back to:

 

Chuck Redden, Regional Sales Manager

credden@crainmedia.com

 

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PROGRAM COORDINATOR FOR NEW STUDENT & FAMILY PROGRAMS

First-Year Experience

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  November 28

 

Summary:  The Program Coordinator for New Student & Family Programs advises students and assists in the implementation of student programs for the Late Night & Leadership Programs area in the department of New Student & Family Programs. Programs include UARK Cardinal Nights and Emerging Leaders. This position coordinates supplemental activities and programs as may be necessary to provide a well-balanced and diverse program.

 

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

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs, or directly related field of study from an accredited institution of higher education.  Experience with student programming, supervision, and leadership development.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23808

 

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PROJECT SPECIALIST

Industrial Engineering

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  November 30

 

Summary:  The Project Specialist manages a variety of assigned projects including managing marketing, advertising and recruitment activities; working closely with program staff to discover, attend and organize recruitment events; trains program staff for the Operations Management and Engineering Management programs and graduate certificates to develop relationships with industry, recruit students and establish custom curriculum including both credit and executive education agreements. Tracks effectiveness of programs and initiatives. Ensures accuracy of the catalog of studies, coordinating various inputs to ensure catalogues, marketing material and advertising are consistent and accurate. Develops and maintains social media and websites as prescribed by program administration. Manages databases, third party analytics and performs analysis to select the most cost-effective sites for visits. Visits industry leaders to survey needs including courses or executive education requirements. Analyzes all program efforts in recruitment to recommend marketing decisions based on return on investment.  Manages technology initiatives and gathers data for program analytics for students, faculty and quality initiatives. Manages print, promotional items, web pages and designs program social and/or internet-based communications, marketing and advertisement.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in higher education, marketing, business, operations management, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least one year of experience working in an academic setting.  Experience or knowledge of standard methods to assess proposals for digital and print marketing products.  Experience with website management.

 

Preferred:  At least two years of experience working directly with marketing and/or development.  IT background and associated certifications.  Experience with social media.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23792

 

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RECRUITMENT COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

Ouachita Baptist University / Arkadelphia

Closing:  December 1

 

Summary:  Creates and coordinates communications and marketing content to support Ouachita’s student recruitment strategy and serves as a liaison between the Offices of Admissions Counseling and Communications.  This position is a collaboration between the Offices of Admissions Counseling and Communications.

 

Description:  Writes, solicits, curates and edits content for a variety of media platforms targeting prospective students including email, print pieces, social media, advertisements and the Ouachita website/blog.  Attends all meetings of the Offices of Admissions Counseling and Communications and serves as liaison between the two, including securing necessary approvals from each office.  Aligns marketing content with the university’s mission, vision, values and strategic priorities.  Maintains university standards to present consistent messaging, voice and visual identity throughout university communications pieces.  Assists in managing database of prospective students, including but not limited to creating and segmenting lists for email and print communications.  Utilizes statistics and analytics to reach recruitment goals and increase user engagement.  Assists in coordinating video and photo shoots.  Updates job knowledge by tracking technology advancements and trends, reading professional publications or blogs and participating in educational opportunities and professional organizations.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in communications, English, marketing or related field.  One to three (1-3) years of related experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.obu.edu/about/hr/staff-vacancies/

 

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REPORTER

Madison County Record / Huntsville

 

Summary:  The Madison County Record in Huntsville is seeking a motivated, hardworking reporter to fill a full-time position. The selected applicant will be responsible for covering a variety of subjects, including news, features, sports and more. This position requires some nights and weekends. A degree in journalism or a related field is required. Experience in photography and Adobe products is preferred, but not required.

 

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

 

Preston Tolliver, Managing Editor

editor@mcrecordonline.com

 

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REPORTER / PHOTOGRAPHER

Times-Herald / Forrest City

 

Summary:  The Times-Herald is accepting applications for a reporter/photographer. Applicants must have the ability to work with a small staff in a fast-paced environment and manage his or her time well. Applicants must understand the value of community newspapers and be enthusiastic about covering the news important to the people of Forrest City, St. Francis County and Eastern Arkansas.  Applicants with newspaper experience preferred, but not required. Applicants will be required to take a spelling and grammar test. Experience with Quark and Adobe software a plus. The position requires a valid driver’s license and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Some night and weekend work required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Resumes may be emailed to:


Tamara Johnson, Publisher

tamjohns@thnews.com

 

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SALES DIRECTOR / STATE ASSOCIATION & GOVERNMENT MARKETS

Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Job Number:  CVB-11-2017

Closing:  November 20

 

Summary:  Promote Little Rock as the ideal business and pleasure destination to the state, regional, national and international marketplace and positively impact the Little Rock economy through meetings, conventions and tourism visitors for the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau (LRCVB.)

 

Description:  Directs and manages an assigned individual sales territory and/or market segment to achieve clearly defined performance goals and objectives. Responsible for identifying potential business within an individual sales territory and/or market segment to generate detailed, accurate and qualified leads and follow-up as necessary to ensure customer needs are met, confirm business and achieve definite room night performance measurement expectations. Serves as primary LRCVB representative by attending and participating in industry related meetings, conventions, conferences, trade-shows and promotional events; conducts sales presentations to generate leads and definite room night business to the destination. Submits accurate and timely reports as directed by the Vice President of Sales and Services including expense, pre/post trip, production, action plans, sales call plans and detailed account information. Prepares customized bid proposals and conducts bid presentations, develop and implement strategic sales activities, marketing initiatives and industry events; coordinates customer events, presentations, FAM trips and site inspections to/from assigned territory and/or market segment.  Presents accurate information to potential customers regarding all LRCVB managed facilities including booking policies, meeting facilities rental, and capacities, features and conducts tours of facilities. Maintains an accurate working knowledge of all hotels, attractions and services, both public and private, available in the area; develops and maintains a close working relationship with personnel from such facilities.  Serves as primary liaison between the LRCVB and assigned customer accounts to build State, Regional and National visibility and awareness within the industry.  Provides lead working supervision to assigned personnel.  Researches and compiles information on assigned territory and/or market segment and contributes to the development of account strategies and the LRCVB strategic sales and marketing plan. Manages and researches all territory and/or market segment accounts for the development and implementation of an effective prospecting process to qualify existing and identify new accounts. Strategically plans and conducts site inspections to address the specific needs of each customer while highlighting area hotels, facilities, attractions and community.  Diligently researches availability and uses all available resources to present compatible facilities and competitive rates; maintains consistent and timely response to all inquiries and probes to identify alternative and offer acceptable alternatives.  Participates in and serves as the primary representative of the city and LRCVB at industry conferences, trade shows and exhibits to promote the area as a convention destination.  Administers database sales software per LRCVB standards; produces and submits all market booking reports for statistics and convention calendar.  Participates in meetings, events, and activities, both internally and externally, as assigned.  Serves as a primary Ambassador for the city including welcoming visitors, consistently checking on events to ensure all needs are met and further develop professional relationships and repeat business.  Consistently communicate with all LRCVB Departments to ensure organizational awareness of events occurring in Little Rock; maintains event information in LRCVB account management system.  Compiles data of sales and marketing production results and activities; prepares narrative and statistical correspondence, reports, and presentations.  Interacts with LRCVB staff, industry partners, clients and the general public in a courteous, cooperative, and professional manner.  Operates a personal computer system with Internet, spreadsheet and word processing software and maintains computer files, records of correspondence, traces, projects, and other related materials and information.  Operates an automobile in the performance of essential job functions.  Assists in the development and management of the Sales budget for State, Regional and National sales and marketing activities in conjunction with Vice President of Sales and Services, and communicates needs effectively with all LRCVB departments.  Manages special projects as assigned by the Vice President of Sales and Services and/or the President/Chief Executive Officer.  Performs other related duties as required.

 

Requirements:  These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Advertising, or a related area, and a minimum of four (4) years of demonstrated sales experience preferably in the hospitality/tourism industry or a related area.. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/littlerock/jobs/1900858/sales-director-state-association-government-markets?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

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SENIOR ANALYST / MARKETING

Windstream / Little Rock

Job ID:  17003826

 

Summary:  Serves in a lead role for data analysis and strategic recommendations to customer service and sales channels. Serves as a mentor and guide to others in relation to business unit work activities. Is able to plan most efficient and effective way to obtain data. Analyzes data and provides recommendations on course of action. Develops written communication and/or other material needed to communicate information regarding new programs or initiatives. Researches questions, problems, product development and/or operational questions or issues. Uses statistical tools as needed by the business unit to perform the following duties: derive unknown variables from known variables, select correct statistical technique to measure data, and able to interpret results from statistical data. Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

Requirements:  College degree and three to five (3-5) years professional level experience with one or more (1+) year supervisory experience for supervisory roles; or seven or more (7+) years professional level related experience with one or more (1+) year supervisory experience for supervisory roles; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.

 

Preferred:  Knowledge of wireline/wireless products; market research methodologies; current and emerging technologies.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/sr-analyst-marketing/J3Q85M6N71KSYVLCL8Q

 

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SENIOR MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Arkansas Foodbank / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We are currently seeking a Senior Major Gifts Officer who will be responsible for developing and strengthening relationships between the Arkansas Foodbank and its donors within all of the Foodbank’s 33 service areas with a focus in central Arkansas.

 

Description:  Execution of the major gifts program for the Arkansas Foodbank, focusing on cultivation, stewardship and securing major gifts to further the mission of the organization.  Work in conjunction with Chief Development Officer (CDO) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to identify, cultivate, solicit and appreciate both individual and corporate major gift donors. Must also develop and execute donor experiences as needed, including receptions, volunteer opportunities, food drives and others. Employee will focus on visits, deepening relationships and securing major gifts.  Manages a personal portfolio of 100-125 major gift prospects. Practice donor-centric fundraising, with a focus on aligning donor giving priorities with organizational priorities.  Continually develop prospects through a variety of sources.  Lead on Table Talk and Feeding Forward Initiatives.  Track all donor interactions in database.  Prepare presentations, marketing materials, letters and other required literature for solicitations.  Work with the Arkansas Foodbank’s management team, within the current Strategic Plan, to identify and quantify specific giving priorities and opportunities.  Under the leadership of CDO, utilize organizational volunteers and other relationships as needed to secure introductions and visits.  The Sr. Major Gifts Officer should be able to handle basic budgets and return on investment analysis.   Absolute discretion with regard to confidential donor information.

 

Requirements:  The candidate or employee should have the equivalent of a Bachelor’s Degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) preferably in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related field and three years of experience in Development or Major Gift Solicitation, preferably in the not-for-profit sector and two years of supervisory experience. (The following are acceptable to substitute for the Bachelor’s degree experience requirements:  Associates Degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) preferably in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related field or a related field and five years of experience in Development or Major Gift Solicitation, preferably in the not-for-profit sector and two years of supervisory experience.  High School Diploma or GED and seven years of experience in Development or Major Gift Solicitation, preferably in the not-for-profit sector and two years of supervisory experience.)

 

Preferred:  Proficiency with computer operations including Microsoft Word and Excel; Experience with Donor Databases and wealth screening.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://arkansasfoodbank.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=636616&&#job

 

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SPORTS ANCHOR

Media Gateway / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Media Gateway is looking for a fill-in/contract sports anchor and producer to help cover for our sports department. The Media Gateway has clients in several markets around the country, but the studio is based in Little Rock, AR.

This ideal candidate will anchor and produce sports for our Fox affiliates in Hattiesburg and Meridian, MS, Fox/NBC affiliate in Lafayette, IN and NBC affiliate in Jackson, TN.  The ideal candidate will have a college degree in broadcast journalism and knowledge of producing and sports anchoring and at least one year of experience at a commercial station. This position demands a self-starter, who can work with reporters over the phone or through email. You must be great at time-management, conflict resolution and be self-motivated.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume, references and a demo via online link to:

 

Chad Schneider, Operations Manager

cschneider@inn-news.net

 

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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:   

https://www.obu.edu/about/hr/staff-vacancies/

 

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SPORTS REPORTER / EDITOR

Mena Star / Mena

 

Summary:  The Sports Editor is responsible for quality news, features and photos on athletic events, people and issues for the Mena Star, special sports sections. The Mena Star, which is published each Wednesday, covers three school systems in Polk County, which includes three high schools, which has one 4A football team. There is an active sports complex in Mena, which is also included in the Mena Star’s sports coverage. Photography and familiarity with Quark/ Indesign are desirable skills. Candidates should have a degree in journalism or related field and/or news/sports writing experience.

 

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

 

Clark Smith, Publisher

clark@ menastar.com

 

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STUDENT PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Pulaski County / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Program Coordinator will oversee SPSF Pulaski student service programming. Within this role, the qualified candidate empowers approximately 50 single parents per semester to achieve their goals of higher education. This work is done by building strong relationships with scholars, volunteers, partner schools, and donors. Recruiting and supporting students through the application process, setting up meaningful enrichment opportunities and mentoring students through service that provides a hand up to these hand working students is critical. The Program Coordinator will have a deep understanding of the environments and communities in which we work. They will work closely with students, alumni, donors, staff and volunteers to ensure the success of the organization.

 

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

 

Lori Lynch, Executive Director

llynch@spsfpulaski.org

 

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TELEVISION PRODUCER

Arkansas Educational Television Network / Conway

Position Number:  22082147

Closing:  November 25

 

Summary:  The Television Producer is responsible for planning, coordinating, and producing television programs for professional development, documentaries, and/or entertainment using a variety television related media. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

 

Description:  Supervises technical personnel by interviewing, recommending for hire, training, administering disciplinary action if needed, and evaluating performance. Communicates with development and budget teams to outline project goals, needs, objectives, and to establish a budget. Coordinates and supervises television production activities by assigning staff, and determining equipment needs and production location. Oversees live and taped programs by directing staff and monitoring equipment. Conducts television production meetings to keep technical staff informed of program goals and to exchange informationParticipates in and conducts meetings to discuss new production ideas or debriefings. Reviews media to assist in editing and selects music and accompanying visuals that explain the audio portion of the program. Presents program to supervisor for final review and makes changes if necessary. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in radio/television or a related field; plus two years of experience in the radio/television industry or a related field, including one year in a supervisory capacity.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=2f27cd2afe318e713e6182fe4464c6cf&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=29&jobid=95434

 

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TELEVISION PRODUCER

Arkansas Educational Television Network / Conway

Position Number:  22082148

Closing:  November 25

 

Summary:  The Television Producer is responsible for planning, coordinating, and producing television programs for professional development, documentaries, and/or entertainment using a variety television related media. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

 

Description:  Supervises technical personnel by interviewing, recommending for hire, training, administering disciplinary action if needed, and evaluating performance. Communicates with development and budget teams to outline project goals, needs, objectives, and to establish a budget. Coordinates and supervises television production activities by assigning staff, and determining equipment needs and production location. Oversees live and taped programs by directing staff and monitoring equipment. Conducts television production meetings to keep technical staff informed of program goals and to exchange informationParticipates in and conducts meetings to discuss new production ideas or debriefings. Reviews media to assist in editing and selects music and accompanying visuals that explain the audio portion of the program. Presents program to supervisor for final review and makes changes if necessary. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in radio/television or a related field; plus two years of experience in the radio/television industry or a related field, including one year in a supervisory capacity.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=2f27cd2afe318e713e6182fe4464c6cf&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=29&jobid=95534

 

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WEB PRODUCER

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2017-46592

 

Summary:   KFSM, the Tribune CBS affiliate serving beautiful Northwest Arkansas, has an immediate opening for a Digital News Content Producer. The successful candidate will create content for our website, mobile apps and all social media platforms.  We’re looking for someone who has news judgment, and the ability to gauge what’s important to our audience. Web producers must be able to gather information and write news stories accurately, clearly and quickly. Web producers also shoot and edit video, take and edit photos and manage live streams. Working knowledge of any non-linear video editing system and web publishing systems is preferred. Knowledge of Photoshop is also a plus.

 

Description:  Produce and manage engaging content over a variety of digital platforms.  Lead breaking news coverage on all digital platforms.  Be able to handle high-pressure environment.  Manage deadlines.  Produce and publish slideshows, stories, videos and other 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 and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

 

Preferred:  Photoshop experience.

 

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

 

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WRITER & EDITOR

Communications, Marketing & Governmental Relations

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

Closing:  November 16

 

Summary:  This position reports to the Director of Media Relations. The successful candidate plans, researches, writes, edits, and proofreads a variety of University publications for both internal and external audiences. The successful candidate will support a variety of communication, public relations and marketing activities as needed.

 

Description:  Generates story ideas; conducts interviews and research; and writes and edits material for publication across multiple platforms.  Assist in responding to media requests and inquiries. Writes feature stories for magazine/newsletter publication.  Writes press releases, reports, advertorial content, letters, quotes, and meeting summaries for internal and external audiences.  Proofreads and copyedits articles, newsletters, and other documents.  Collaborates with internal team in writing, editing, designing, and production of publications and advertisements.  Plans production schedules and keeps projects on track and within timelines.  Keeps abreast of current issues in higher education and policy.  Generates content for social media channels.  Other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/3880

 

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ZOO DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Little Rock Zoo

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Job Number:  Z-11-2017

Closing:   November 27

 

Summary:  Oversee and coordinate fund raising activities and development for the Zoo. Create and execute an annual fundraising plan. Develop and cultivate relationships with Zoo donors and volunteers. Oversees and coordinate the Zoo’s Membership program. Write grants and other proposals to raise funds. Develops and writes the Zoo’s annual report. 

 

Description:  Develops, plans and implements annual and long-range fundraising activities, plans, and programs to provide financial support for the strategic direction of the Little Rock Zoo; develops timelines for fundraising activities and programs to ensure plans and fund raising activities and programs are carried out in a timely manner.  Develops relationships with the business/corporate community and individual donors; solicits gifts from individuals, foundations, and corporations in person, by telephone, and in writing.  Conducts diverse fundraising activities including mail and online fundraising appeals, presentations, tours and one-on-one asks.  Coordinates fundraisers, receptions, special events and programs to cultivate and grow donors and corporate sponsors to include development and implementation of a tree adoption and brick paving donor program and activities to solicit funding for the Zoo.  Develops, plans and implements the Zoo’s membership program to include campaigns, and various promotions to promote public awareness of various membership opportunities at the City of Little Rock Zoo.  Develops and implements a Wild Club membership program to include recruitment new members, coordinating member events and promote long range relationships with members of the program.  Conducts research and identifies potential sources of grant funding; gathers information and writes grant applications for non-competitive grants and to family foundations and other related organizations to solicit funds; provides assistance to outside agencies in the applications process for competitive grants; submits applications to appropriate agencies.  Develops and implements planned giving cultivation programs for Zoo donors.  Researches, compiles information, and develops solicitation lists of potential donors and corporate sponsors.  Conducts donor research to identify prospects, and explore new sources of revenue for Zoo fundraising activities.  Collaborates with Arkansas Zoological Foundation Board members regarding various activities, programs, and events to include sponsorship and fundraising activities.  Establishes and maintains a database, monitors and tracks results for solicitation of potential donors and event sponsors.  Drafts letters and other correspondence to current and potential donors and corporate sponsors; types various correspondence, reports and special materials utilizing desktop publishing, spreadsheet and word processing software.  Designs and produces or coordinates with outside agencies the design and production of communication materials, including brochures, flyers, information pamphlets, public presentation materials, and other promotional/public information materials needed to inform the public of Zoo fundraising activities and programs; ensure distribution of produced materials.  Develops narrative and statistical reports in coordination with the Assistant Director of the Zoo for fundraising activities and submits information for review to the Arkansas Zoological Foundation Board of Directors, Zoo Board of Governors, and the City Manager.  Monitors funds allocated for fundraising activities and events to ensure sufficient funding is available; notifies supervisor of additional funds required for budgeted activities and events.  Conduct research to monitor trends in the community or region and adapts fundraising strategies as necessary.  Supervises, assigns, prioritizes, and monitors the work activities of assigned personnel; recruits, trains, assigns and oversees assignments of volunteers for fundraising events.  Compiles information and serves as editor for the Zoo’s annual report publication.  Conducts research and surveys, collects information and analyzes data; researches materials for the preparation and implementation of special activities.  Establishes and maintains hard copy and computer files and records of Zoo events, activities, programs and related documents.  Operates a computer with desktop publishing, graphics, spreadsheet and word processing software in the performance of essential functions.  Operates a City pool automobile in the performance of essential job functions.  Provides assistance to Marketing & Development staff with special events.  Performs other related duties as required.

 

Requirements:  These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or a related area, three (3) years of professional-level demonstrated fundraising experience, or a related area, one (1) year of grant writing experience, one (1) year of supervisory experience and two (2) years of computer experience.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/littlerock/jobs/1899697/zoo-development-specialist?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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UCA Seeks Writer & Editor

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Posting Details

Title Information

AR State Title Information Systems Analyst
Grade C117
Minimum Salary or Salary Range $33,222
Hourly Rate Up to $15.97

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number C1392017
Working Title Writer & Editor
Department Org 128000 Communication, Marketing & Gov Relations
Position Summary This position reports to the Director of Media Relations. The successful candidate plans, researches, writes, edits, and proofreads a variety of University publications for both internal and external audiences. The successful candidate will support a variety of communication, public relations and marketing activities as needed.
Job Duties and Responsibilities • Generates story ideas; conducts interviews and research; and writes and edits material for publication across multiple platforms.
• Assist in responding to media requests and inquiries.
• Writes feature stories for magazine/newsletter publication.
• Writes press releases, reports, advertorial content, letters, quotes, and meeting summaries for internal and external audiences.
• Proofreads and copyedits articles, newsletters, and other documents.
• Collaborates with internal team in writing, editing, designing, and production of publications and advertisements.
• Plans production schedules and keeps projects on track and within timelines.
• Keeps abreast of current issues in higher education and policy.
• Generates content for social media channels.
• Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities • Advanced knowledge and understanding of Associated Press style.
• Advanced proficiency in writing, copyediting, and proofreading.
• Ability to work directly, cooperatively, and effectively internal and external constituent groups such as faculty, staff, media representatives, students, and alumni.
• Ability to communicate complex information across broad audiences.
• Proven organizational skills and the ability to take initiative, prioritize tasks, follow tasks to completion, and meet deadlines.
• Ability to work both independently and as a team member in a positive, collaborative manner.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office software.
• Ability to work under tight deadlines with little supervision.
• Knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act of Arkansas.
Required Education and/or Experience The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a major in communications or related field; plus three years of experience in telecommunications or related area, including one year in a supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Education and/or Experience • Requires a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations, professional writing or related field.
• Requires one to three years of experience.
• Experience working with WordPress or other content management tool a plus but not required.
• Prior experience in higher education a plus but not mandatory.
• Knowledge of Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act a plus but not required.
University, Campus, and Community Description Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of approximately 11,500 students. The university offers more than 75 undergraduate and more than 50 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in five disciplines. The student body consistently scores above the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in scholarship and creative activities. The campus is widely acclaimed for its beauty. UCA is located in Conway, Arkansas, a thriving city of approximately 60,000 in central Arkansas, and thirty minutes from Little Rock. Conway is home to several major industries, two private colleges, an excellent public school system, and strong private K–12 schools. Residents have easy access to the Ouachita and Ozark National forests and pristine wildlife areas near the Buffalo National River.
Desired start date 01/02/2018

Position Summary and Qualifications

License(s)/Certifications
Physical Demands Checklist Sitting, Standing, Walking
Physical Exertion Administrative Work – Exerting up to 10 pounds, Primarily indoor work

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Background Check Statement This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
UCA EEO Statement The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.
Open Date 11/06/2017
Close Date 11/16/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants Please provide 3-5 writing samples, a cover letter and a resume.

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ANCHOR / REPORTER

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2017-7665

 

Summary:  AIT-TV, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas, has an immediate opening for a full-time co-anchor for our fast-paced weekday morning show. The right candidate will be a newsroom leader with excellent news judgement, strong broadcast writing skills, a passion for investigative journalism and a dynamic personality that comes across on air.  We’re looking for a competitive news junkie who is a social media maverick, can handle breaking news coverage from the anchor desk or the field, and is a team-player who wants to work with producers, production staff and management to make the morning show better every day. The anchor will also be expected to turn engaging enterprise stories throughout the year. This is not an entry-level position. A minimum of 2-5 years reporting and/or anchoring experience is preferred. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7665/anchor-reporter/job?mobile=false&width=710&height=2017&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

 

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ARCHIVIST

Center for Arkansas History & Culture

UA – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  R97463

Closing:  November 27

 

Summary:  This position is assigned to the UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture and is responsible for organizing archival collections and for providing assistance to patrons. This position participates in identifying manuscript processing priorities that have maximum appeal and broadest impact for academic study and community engagement. Large political collections are part of the portfolio for this position as well as public outreach related to these collections and others. This position acts as liaison with faculty and other scholars on the content of the collections and its possible use in research and publication. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Arrange and make available archival collections using professional standards.  Work with a variety of archive formats, including paper, photographs, multimedia, and born-digital, according to professional standards.  Preserve records, documents, and objects copying records to film, videotape, audiotape, disk or computer formats.  Identify and assist in the coordination of grant opportunities related to CAHC collections.  Provide patron assistance by completing weekly reference shifts in the research room of the Arkansas Studies Institute, with occasional half-day and full-day shifts on Saturday.  Answer research requests via email, phone calls, and regular mail.  Actively participates in professional development opportunities such as conference attendance, presentations, and workshops.  Collaborate to promote CAHC initiatives and services through tours, presentations, virtual exhibits, social media, and other appropriate means.  Supervise interns, student workers, and graduate assistants on special projects in coordination with the Assistant Director.  Monitor, review, identify, and report processing policies and procedures for clarity and adoption in collaboration with other archivists.  Identify manuscript processing priorities in collaboration with other archivists and CAHC administration.  Write articles based on archival collections and submit to peer reviewed and popular journals.  Assist in identifying research projects based on archival collections for faculty, staff, and students.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a field related to archives work and have two (2) years of relevant experience.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree in a field related to archives work.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6785

 

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ASSISTANT EVENT MANAGER

Embassy Suites / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Assistant Event Manager assist with hiring, training and directing the banquet staff in servicing all the banquet activities ensuring a successful function and repeat business.

 

Description:  Execution of banquet event orders for business meetings and social events.  Responsible for all aspects of logistics for each function – décor, entertainment, etc. and identifying vendors for each.  Supervise banquet department staff.  Conduct pre-meal meetings with service staff to prepare them to meet the needs of the assigned functions.  Ensure opening and closing side work is completed by the service staff on an ongoing and consistent basis.  Maintain a high energy, positive attitude and professional appearance.

 

Requirements:  Comprehensive knowledge of food and beverage operations; service standards; guest relations and etiquette.  Two years of banquet experience/customer service experience.  Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include evening hours, weekends and holidays

 

Preferred:  Previous management experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.simplyhired.com/search?q=public+relations&l=little+rock%2C+ar&fdb=lv&job=XL7QiTBsWuLTlKaX9n0HK7_9SD46PHbB0dAnn2AW7QINA872gA8HIg

 

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ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR ADMINISTRATIVE AFFAIRS

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-40485

Closing:  November 27

 

Summary:  The Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs is responsible for fiscal and administrative oversight of the 14 departments which make up the College of Health Professions as well as providing oversight and monitoring of expenditures for 110 foundation accounts in the college.  Departments within the CHP include Audiology and Speech Pathology, Center for Dental Education, Dental Hygiene, Dietetics and Nutrition, Emergency Medical Sciences, Genetic Counseling, Health Information Management, Imaging and Radiation Sciences, Laboratory Sciences, Ophthalmic Technologies, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Respiratory and Surgical Technologies, and Occupational Therapy.

 

Description:  Oversees and monitors an expense budget of $16.3 million which includes the 14 academic departments of the college and the Dean’s Office, ensuring sufficient funds are maintained to accomplish the goals of the college and its academic units and that budgets are not overspent.  Oversees and monitors expenditures of 110 foundation accounts in the college with a cash and investment value of nearly $3 million.  Oversees all personnel processes in the college, including the preparation and posting of faculty position announcements, all hiring and firing records, review of payroll for auditing purposes; and serves on various search committees, both as a liaison to the dean’s office as well as chairman.  Prepares the college budget; uploads the budget into the SAP budget module.  Prepares revenue projections for budget for laboratory fees, tuition, clinic income, contractual income, and continuing education.  Prepares expense budgets for all academic departments as well as the dean’s office.  Performs various reporting functions such as: review of staff benefits reports, audits various departmental accounts; prepares monthly financial summary for campus; prepares monthly performance reports for the Oral Health Clinic; prepares annual ASAHP salary survey.  Oversees preparation of space survey report and physical inventory report.  Reviews all contracts for the college, including over 878 affiliation agreements as well as contracts and memoranda of agreements with various other agencies and educational institutions in the state, out of state, and in other countries.  The 878 affiliation agreements represent 627 separate clinical sites in 39 states plus one agreement outside the United States.  Serves on several college and university committees.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in Business, Finance, or related field plus 6 years’ experience in budgeting and financial administration, preferably in an academic setting.  Four (4) year’s of supervisory experience is also required and must be proficient using Microsoft Office.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/40485/associate-dean-of-administrative-affairs/job?hub=6

 

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER / BRIGHTWATER

Northwest Arkansas Community College / Bentonville

Closing:  November 26

 

Summary:  The Business Development Officer is charged with helping support Brightwater’s financial well-being through the solicitation of contributions by soliciting and securing donations. The officer conveys the goals of NWACC and the program to potential donors while explaining mutual benefit.

 

Description:  Designs, implements, and manages a comprehensive proactive development plan focused on expanding and enhancing corporate and individual relationships by directing and coordinating activities related to obtaining monetary support. Works closely with NWACC Foundation and Brightwater Executive Director in establishing private funding priorities and advises them on trends in the philanthropic world that affect organizational priorities.  Maintains high quality stewardship process for active prospects and donors. Ensures that stewardship and reporting requirements are met to sustain successful partnership by maintaining detailed records of solicitation activities.  Maintains a rigorous schedule of contacts with current individuals, corporate and foundation representatives, creating moves management plans related to them, which include strategies of engagement and solicitation of contacts. Identifies and cultivates new relationships with prospective corporate, foundation and government funding sources.  Works diligently to increase awareness of program externally by supporting NWACC public relations and marketing teams.  Generates new business agreements by coordinating requirements—developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years’ experience in: marketing, fundraising, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.nwacc.edu/postings/8492

 

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COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

Arkansas Forestry Association / Little Rock

Closing:  November 30

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Forestry Association (AFA), the Voice of Forestry in the state, is seeking a talented communications professional to lead the association’s communication and marketing efforts as Communications Coordinator. Organized in 1947, AFA is the only private, nonprofit organization that represents the entire forestry community in Arkansas.  Qualified candidates should be highly-organized, energetic, team-oriented, and possess the ability to build coalitions, manage multiple projects, and anticipate, identify and address emerging issues. Proven written, oral communication, social media and computer skills are essential.  Other required skills include experience with:  print and electronic publication development, distribution and maintenance;  website management;  media relations;  community relations;  fundraising;  advertising;  and strategic planning.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or marketing is required and at least two years of related experience is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume, salary requirement, references, and at least one press release, newsletter, magazine or other published article and one design sample to:

 

Max Braswell, Executive Vice President

communications@arkforests.org

 

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Parking Program Operation

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:   November 4

 

Summary:  The Communications Director provides strategic communications direction to the Transit and Parking Department with an emphasis on press releases, social media, and publications as well as the web. This position works closely with the staff in University Relations to help generate media visibility for the department’s operations.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in education, special education, or a related field.  At least one year of related education/training experience.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, marketing, or related field from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least two years of full time work experience in writing or as a communicator.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23532

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Communications Specialist-Public Relations will infuse and model the Girl Scout Law into their everyday work to fulfill the mission of building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.  The Communications Specialist-Public Relations is responsible for assisting in promotion of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience through approved Girl Scout Branding Guidelines and strategies. Under the direction of the Communications Director, this position is responsible for the day-to-day public/media relations tasks for Girl Scouts-Diamonds, promoting the Girl Scouts through various publications and traditional and social media outlets with press releases, feature stories and other promotions. Maintains media information and establishes and maintains positive relationships with media outlets and personnel. Serves as primary manager of all official social media accounts, as well as the council website. Works with the council’s creative team and other departments to create and implement requested materials to support initiatives, programs, fundraising efforts and media coverage. 

 

Description:  Uses journalistic experience and knowledge of Girl Scout and council resources to research, write and oversee timely distribution and follow-up of press information promoting Girl Scout-related activities, personnel and services. Contacts appropriate members of the media, when applicable, to pitch event coverage and/or secure spots in broadcast and print as needed. Notifies director(s) and other appropriate administrators of scheduled media stories.  Builds and maintains working relationships with media outlets/partners and key personnel as well as community partners to achieve a positive image for the organization. Maintains updated information about media outlets and personnel.  Monitors media activity to stay abreast of public perception and works with the external relations team to respond appropriately to negative coverage. Uses judgment based on knowledge of Girl Scouts and council policy to respond to media inquiries.  Coordinates media interviews and scheduling of council personnel/volunteers/spaces. Provides support to executives and personalities appearing on any media or presenting on behalf of the council. Works with volunteers and council staff to ensure that PR Coordinator Volunteers are trained and equipped to carry out the public relations/communications duties for their local areas.  Serves as primary for posting on and responding to all social media as well as all website postings (calendar, etc.)  Proofs and edits council collateral and publications using approved Girl Scout Branding Guidelines. Works in conjunction with internal or external graphic designer, if applicable, to monitor the editing and proofing process. Writes copy for council external and internal publications, brochures, letters, proposals, presentations, website, social media and other informational materials as assigned.  Works with creative team to develop concepts for meeting the needs of communications/marketing activities and fund development efforts.  Shares traffic management for online requests with communications team.  Secures approval from all appropriate persons in a timely manner for any/all work products.  Researches national, regional and local media/public relations trends and communicates those to the external relations team.  Participates in special projects and events and other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications, marketing or a related field     preferred or equivalent knowledge and experience.  One to two (1-2) years of relevant journalism, public relations, communications or marketing experience.  Professional writing samples will be requested.   Valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

 

Preferred:  Basic graphic design, photography and print production knowledge and skills are a plus.  Knowledge of Girl Scout leadership experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

USAble Life / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  211082-959

 

Summary:  We’re currently searching for a Communication Specialist to join our dynamic team at USAble Life in Little Rock.  The Communication Specialist is responsible for writing clear, concise, and creative copy for various platforms. The person in this role works as part of the Marketing team to develop strategies and approaches to reach our targeted audiences internally and externally. The Communication Specialist collaborates with subject matter experts from Sales, Product, Legal, and other functional areas, as well as senior executives, to obtain information to inform concepts, design, and messaging. He or she ensures positioning of all sales and marketing material is consistent with overall brand strategies and compliant with state regulations. For this role, one must possess knowledge of basic news and story-telling techniques, both in written copy and video script form, as well as the ability to create captivating written content in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines. Experience writing content for multiple communications channels and media (print, web, video, social, mobile, etc.) is strongly preferred. The Communication Specialist supports the company’s efforts to increase awareness of our mission, vision, values, and value proposition both internally and externally. This role will also serve as a public relations liaison by planning and preparing information for release, coordinating media coverage of events, entertaining and accommodating media personnel, preparing press guides, and making facility arrangements.

 

Description:  Compose copy and develop content for marketing collateral, web pages, presentations, advertisements, and other promotional and informational communications. Make key decisions around style, length, format, and means of presenting content.  Solicit ideas, information, and content from internal and external subject matter experts to develop messages for targeted audiences. Work closely and collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders in order to develop understanding of the subject matter and an approach to messaging.  Develop messaging and approach for video production, from written copy to final video form. Organize and conduct video shoots, edit video into final form, and handle and maintain communications needs.  Execute media plans by determining availability across all platforms, negotiating with vendors to establish concepts and activities, assisting with planning, preparing reports summarizing media specifications and costs, and providing plans and reports to the Sr. Directors of Marketing for review and approval.  Supports media relations activities by planning and preparing information for release, coordinating media coverage of events by issuing invitations, entertaining and accommodating media personnel, preparing press guides, and making facility arrangements.  Assist in developing and distributing corporate communications emails and company announcements and maintain content on internal publishing vehicles such as corporate intranet. Support all aspects of corporate communications.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English, Technical Writing, or related area. Three to five years communications, marketing, copywriting. Experience in writing for advertising, social media and internal communications platforms. Or, equivalent military experience.

 

Preferred:  Insurance industry experience. Experience in a corporate environment or in a similar fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://usablelife.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=211082

 

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COMMUNITY RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE

The BridgeWay / North Little Rock

Job ID:  8720

 

Summary:  The BridgeWay is currently looking for a dynamic professional to join our team. Under the direction of the Director of Business Development, the Community Relations Manager provides Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service activities within the Business Development Department. The Community Relations Manager participates in the Account Management system, assessing the needs of the customer and making the required number of marketing contacts to each account in order to develop and maintain a long-term referral relationship which will generate a continuous flow of admissions to meet hospital census objectives.  He/she participates in the training and orientation of new hires, develops and facilitates supplemental departmental training, plans events, provides tours, performs referral source in-services, acts as a liaison between the Referral Source and the hospital in the absence of the Director of Business Development, and seeks out new business development opportunities for the hospital.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or Journalism preferred, or equivalent experience in marketing or sales required. 

 

To Apply, or for more information:    

https://uhs.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/8720

 

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COORDINATOR OF CAMPUS RELATIONS

Arkansas State University / Heber Springs

Closing:  November 5

 

Summary:  The position of Coordinator of Campus Relations will serve as the primary point of contact for external constituents to ASUB -Heber Springs campus. In addition, this position will work closely with the Development Officer and Office of Institutional Advancement for the promotion of class offerings and development activities on the Heber Springs campus that meets the relevant needs of the local business and industry and ASU-Beebe.

 

Description:  Assists the Director of Workforce and Community Development by the coordination and oversight of non-credit community education and workforce classes. Provides campus-based leadership in the areas of community involvement, workforce training, apprenticeship programs, community education,while fostering and maintaining relationships with external campus constituents.  Collaborates with business and industry leaders to identify and provide relevant education and training.  The position is will work closely with the Office of Human Resources for hiring and evaluating faculty. Assists the Director of Workforce and Community Development in developing and scheduling classes, keeping student records, and reporting information required by ASUB campuses and by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education in regards to non-credit instruction.  The Community Relations Coordinator will work collaboratively with academic leadership to facilitate the necessary training, transition to credit bearing courses, and aid in the advancement of workforce education.  Assists the college in seeking external funding opportunities and grants to deliver non-credit and community education courses.  Cultivate existing relationships and prepares reports reflecting the use of donor gifts. Maintains other gift recognition programs and submits reports to the Office of Institutional Advancement. Works collaboratively with the Development Officer in designing the annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.  Works closely with the Development Officer and serves as a liaison to the Office of Institutional Advancement by assisting with Heber Springs development activities, fundraising events and prospect development. In addition, collaborates closely with the Office of Institutional Advancement and Development in the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major gifts from alumni and friends in the Cleburne County service area.  Collaborates and coordinates with Executive Director of Public Relations and Marketing serving as spokesperson for the Heber Springs campus by speaking at local business and community events to share information about ASU-Beebe. In addition, will work closely in the creation and publication of materials for the Heber Springs campus.  In coordination with the Executive Director of Public Relations and Marketing, makes public appearances and speaking engagements to represent ASUB – Heber Springs at local business and community meetings, events, etc. to share information about the institution as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related area of business, marketing, public affairs, or education. 

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree with two years related of experience in workforce education, community relations or related field.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.asub.edu/postings/1698

 

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CREATIVE STRATEGY, DESIGN & EXECUTION JOURNALISM INSTRUCTOR

Journalism Department – Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  The School of Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Arkansas seeks a creative Strategy, Design and Execution Instructor to teach digital and print advertising and public relations courses. This is a nine-month non-tenure-track appointment, to teach Creative Strategy and Execution and other advertising and public relations classes, as well as design or production classes, beginning in August 2018. The successful candidate will teach four classes each fall and spring semester. The Instructor may also be assigned to advise the student advertising-public relations agency in student media.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in advertising, public relations, journalism, mass communication, advertising/public relations design, communications design or a related field conferred by the start of employment.  Qualified to teach Creative Strategy and Execution (for example, experience in copywriting, designing and producing a range of marketing communications products including advertising and public relations materials in digital and print media, etc.) and other creative, design, advertising and/or public relations courses.  Relevant professional experience in the creative area of advertising or public relations.

 

Preferred:  Experience teaching creative advertising or public relations courses.  College teaching experience.  Experience in using software and hardware relevant to creative strategy, execution and design in digital and print (such as Adobe Creative Cloud, etc.)  At least five years of professional experience in advertising, public relations, digital or social communications or branding relevant to creative strategy, design and execution of messages in digital and print.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23463

 

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DAYBREAK REPORTER

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  9306

 

Summary:  KATV is looking for an experienced reporter for our weekday morning show. If you are a morning person with a great personality and strong storytelling skills then this is a great opportunity for you! We want someone who has the energy and creativity to do compelling live shots for 2 1/2 hours of live morning news each weekday. You must be creative, a strong writer, a good communicator, possess great live skills, and have solid news judgment. You should also have the ability to go from light news to breaking news at any given time. Our morning reporters are also expected to turn packages for later newscasts and provide daily social media content. You will be required to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet and social networks, along with performing other duties as assigned by the news managers.

 

Requirements:  Must have two years of on-air experience; previous anchoring experience is required. The ideal candidate should have considerable live shot experience.  Previous experience working in a team environment is a must.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=8691&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

City Year / Little Rock

Req. Number:  R2136

 

Summary:  City Year Little Rock was founded in 2004 and currently has 8 professional staff members and 54 AmeriCorps members that serve in 6 local schools.  It is a fast-paced, energetic workplace with deeply rooted organizational values of teamwork, idealism and entrepreneurship.  With an operating budget of $2 million with strong federal government, school district, corporate, foundation and individual donors, City Year impacts elementary, middle, and high schools in Little Rock.  City Year Little Rock has plans to grow to 64 AmeriCorps members next year as part of a larger multi-year strategy to grow to 74 corps members serving in 8 schools. We’re seeking a Development Associate to represent City Year culture, and manage donors, campaigns, social media, relationships, development database, and external groups.

 

Description:   Donor Management – Document and maintain clear and timely records to track contacts, donor giving, notes, and assist in the maintenance of an accurate database (Salesforce.)  Support all Individual giving efforts, including annual giving, the Red Jacket Society major giving program, the City Year Little Rock board, alumni giving, and fundraising events.  Campaign Management – Assist in the overall logistics management of fundraising campaigns, including tracking and reporting, creating internal and external communications, and other administrative campaign-related functions. Assist and/or lead fundraising projects that focus on lower level and entry level gifts (>$1,000), including annual appeals, alumni giving/events, Giving Tuesday, and online campaigns. Seek to find new grant opportunities within the local community and City Year national network.  Social Media Management – Create marketing strategies utilizing social media and print to identify and secure new individual supporters, fully leverage existing relationships, increase multi-year commitments, and maintain or elevate current commitments. Manage social media and communications projects through all phases including design, feedback, approval process, and implementation. Assist with site newsletter.  Relationship Management – Verbal Commitments, create pledge agreement letters and send to donors within 3 business days of commitment; (e)mail invoices and pledge reminders.  Gifts, send gift acknowledgement, document in Salesforce, send gifts to headquarters, and complete gift transmittal form within one week of receipt. Follow-up with headquarters to ensure proper entry of all gift data; submit service desk tickets.  Development Database Management & Maintenance – Manage Salesforce module: Entering and updating new gift opportunities of donors, registration, and online tickets for special events, pulling records for external mailings. Maintain data integrity and accurate constituent records with sufficient data.  Organizational Management – Manage accurate maintenance of records in local network and paper files. Manage the in-kind approval and tracking process for the AmeriCorps Members.  Management of External Groups – Support efforts of the Alumni Board and the City Year alumni community, with a specific focus on alumni giving and engagement.  City Year Culture – Represent, respect and role-model City Year organizational culture and values on a daily basis internally as a member of the site Leadership Team and externally as a representative of the organization.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required.  Solid, persuasive writing skills required.   Experience/willingness serving on diverse teams.  Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills required.  Strong and efficient use of Microsoft Office required, knowledge of Salesforce platform a plus.  Ability to work with diverse groups of young adults in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial team environment.  Schedule will occasionally require nights and weekends, and will involve periods of travel outside of Central Arkansas times annually.

 

Preferred:  Fundraising/development experience including multi-year giving preferred.  Comparable experience will be considered.  Knowledge of the Little Rock donor community preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://cityyear.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CityYear/job/Little-Rock-AR/Development-Associate_R2136-2

 

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICE / EVENTS & GRANTS

Ouachita Baptist University / Arkadelphia

 

Summary:  This position coordinates activities and fundraising efforts for Ouachita Baptist University and is a campus based position.

 

Description:  Plans two signature major fundraising events per year: Fore Ouachita Golf tournament and “Stepping Up for Ouachita” ladies’ luncheon.  Plans annual donor banquet.  Plans special project events: building open houses, special recognitions dinners/luncheons, ribbon cuttings etc.  Direct mail projects.  Report writing.  Soliciting sponsorships and donors for events.  Georgia Hall event coordinator.  Volunteer leadership.  Grant writing.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Applicant must be able to multi-task.

 

Preferred:  Experience in development, marketing, fundraising and writing.

 

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

 

Ouachita Baptist University

Director of Human Resources

Box 3772

Arkadelphia, AR  71998

 

https://www.obu.edu/about/files/2011/10/Employment-Application-2013.pdf

 

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Arkansas Arts Center / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Arkansas Arts Center seeks a stand-out development professional who values the education and quality-of-life arts provide and is ready to make a real difference in his/her community and state. This position on the development team will be critical to growing new relationships and strengthening existing ones for the AAC. And what an exciting time to work at Arkansas Arts Center! We are in the very early stages of a multi-year transformation of our building which will enhance programming, the member and visitor experience, and the care of our impressive collection. We want creative, dedicated, upbeat, smart, kind professionals.

 

Description:  Be responsible for the generation of annual revenue to meet budgetary goals through identification, cultivation, and solicitation of gifts. The successful candidate will seek, build and maintain positive relationships with AAC donors, prospective donors and the community.  Manage an existing portfolio and be focused on growing it.  Be prepared to assist as needed with capital campaign work, special event solicitation and management, planned giving solicitation and stewardship, affiliate group management, annual fund campaigns and employee giving campaigns.

 

Requirements:  A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with at least three to five (3-5) years of fundraising or similar experience is required. Strong oral and written communication skills a must.  The ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of the principles of fundraising, donor engagement and stewardship.  As with most development work, this position requires some evening and weekend hours.

 

Preferred:  Raiser’s Edge software competency; involved in other civic and community organizations.

 

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

 

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DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  9304

 

Summary:  KATV has an immediate opening for a creative Digital Content Producer. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day content on our digital efforts. This position will also work closely with the News Director, Digital Content Manager, and Assignment Desk to insure we are first, accurate and up-to-date on the news of the day. 

 

Description:  Double check content for accuracy, spelling and typos before posting. Updating stories and breaking news to insure the very latest content is on the web and social media pages. Edit and post video to web and social media sites. Monitor user comments on station sites for inappropriate content. Set up and monitor live web stream of newscasts and other live news events. Help on the assignment desk as needed for day and night shift.

 

Requirements:  The candidate must have experience at a commercial or competitive college TV station. The candidate must also have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and the ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily digital content platforms. Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must. The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, be a compelling, fast and accurate writer, and be able to multitask and manage their time in order to provide engaging content on all of our digital platforms.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=8689&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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DIGITAL SALES MANAGER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 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:

https://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Digital-Sales-Manager/J3L2726LSNP26HZVYX3/

 

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DIRECTOR / BUSINESS OFFICE SERVICES

The BridgeWay / North Little Rock

Job ID:  9364

 

Summary:  The Business Office Director is responsible for the overall accuracy of outstanding accounts receivable to include charges, contractual allowances, & payments. Assists with the overall financial operation of the facility demonstrating fiscal responsibility in all aspects of the operation of the facility including proper billing for services performed.

 

Description:  Provides leadership and supervision to business office staff (including Financial Counselors, Billing Clerk, & Collectors.)  Ensures the collection of payments due to the facility in a timely and accurate manner.  Has a working knowledge of insurance billing (Government & Commercial) and collection skills.  Coordinates and controls the business office functions.  Demonstrate knowledge of facility, state, & federal laws and regulations, along with accounting and management skills.  Communicates effectively with clients and/or guarantors to resolve problem accounts, including disputed amounts along with credit balances.  Monitors timely billing of client claims. Ensures that all adjustments are approved and posted accurately to accounts.

 

Requirements:  Degree in Business Administration or equivalent of three (3) to four (4) years experience in Business Office applications in acute or psychiatric facility.

 

Preferred:  Minimum of three (3) years experience in direct supervision of hospital office management functions.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    

https://uhs.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/9364

 

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DIRECTOR / RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Safe Foods Corporation / North Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-007

 

Summary:  A Director of R&D works to identify, evaluate and execute new food safety interventions and to improve the efficiency and efficacy of the Company’s food safety application systems. This position leads in the creation of new food safety intervention solutions as determined by market needs and the Safe Foods Executive Team. Job performance will be measured and appraised annually against defined Key Result Areas for this position. This position requires a moderate amount of travel.

 

Description:  Identify and evaluate new food safety interventions. Contribute to the design and operations of the Company’s food safety systems for the purpose of maximizing the efficacy and efficiency of these systems. Respond to requests from the Company’s customers through the Sales and Marketing team and/or the company’s Executive Team to resolve issues related to the efficient and effective operation of the Company’s food safety interventions. Gather and prepare data used to advise the Company and the Company’s customers on:  a) how new food safety interventions may affect or impact the customer’s related processes; and b) how the Company’s food safety interventions may be affected by regulatory standards and requirement.  When requested, provide USDA briefings related to Company’s food safety interventions. Provide validation and technical support to customers and distributors. Perform needed validations of the new food safety interventions, including evaluations of the efficacy and efficiency of the systems. Provide timely validation reports, including recommendations, to such division and departments of the Company as may be requested. Provide, at the discretion of management, consultancy services that may be unrelated to the Company’s technologies including but not limited to Process improvement, HACCP and Good Manufacturing Practices. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  PhD required in a hard science or related field such as food science or microbiology in a research and development environment.  Broad knowledge of such fields as accounting, marketing, business administration, finance, etc. PhD required in a hard science or related field such as food science or microbiology plus 10 years experience. Extended experience in a field related to food safety or processing may qualify depending on the particular application.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://safefoods.balancetrak.com/lists/1742/jobdescription.aspx?q=FcoVtSgfXBE8anLCSoUhYDpdmNJumWUuITBaulUT57pj69%2fSh%2f8%2fPFOB%2fMjSRQvlYUj1KMG6MOEnYa%2bi7sAYfy6pJCsE8L4SIl0Vk6GmnqfjAjtER3qG8FtmutlnmQAItbbKVK4gmkpQNabv%2fgLm9mqOsYr4TZFeet1wHRVArQCSSVztYt9piexFth%2fTz9RY

 

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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS & STRATEGIC PLANNING

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Economic Development

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:   November 12

 

Summary:  The Director of Communications and Strategic Planning is responsible for developing, executing, and maintaining a comprehensive marketing, communications, and implementation strategy for the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Economic Development (VCED). The Director assists the Vice Chancellor with strategic planning, defining, crafting, and implementing a plan for economic development and a long-term proposal for future efforts. Strategies are to create and increase partnerships with external entities, while advancing the visibility, profile, and interests of the University of Arkansas’s economic development among its various constituencies, including the State of Arkansas, the region and beyond.  The establishment of the Office of the VCED will lay the groundwork for strategic amplification of the University’s economic impact on the state and region. The Director of Communications and Strategic Planning must have highly developed professional skills and be ready to put them to work on behalf of the University of Arkansas. The Director reports to and is evaluated by the Vice Chancellor and works in collaboration with colleagues throughout the campus, including faculty and students, as well as external entities, business leaders, and stakeholders. The Director assists with institutional outreach, marketing, and branding efforts as well as data collection and analysis and engagement with external constituents. The Director of Communications and Strategic Planning is responsible for overseeing the planning, editing, publication, and circulation for all materials related to economic development efforts, which includes creating an editorial plan to reflect strategic objectives and implementing this plan with other campus writers. The Director will collaborate with university relations for unified messaging, strategy and other communications services. In addition, the Director will collect and analyze best practices for university economic development and make connections with business leaders and other constituents to advance the efforts of the Office of the VCED.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least three years full-time professional experience in marketing and communications within a higher education environment.  Professional experience in writing feature stories and/or news for print, broadcast, and web.  Experience creating and implementing comprehensive marketing communications and/or strategic plans.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least five years of professional communications work experience.  Experience in internal/external communications, data collection and process, and engagement with internal/external constituents in corporate, nonprofit, or higher education organizations.

 

To Apply, or for more information:      https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23480

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Mount Sequoyah Center / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  Support the CEO and Board of Trustees to further Mount Sequoyah’s mission by increasing the financial sustainability of the organization through the development of a viable Philanthropy program, including strategies for implementation. Responsible for overseeing the planning, development and implementation of all development strategies, communications and public relations activities, both external and internal. Coordinate at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the organization to increase awareness and fundraising.

 

Description:  Develop, design and implement a comprehensive fundraising plan in partnership with the CEO along with a financial budget to support the activities. Develop, and coordinate with our marketing firm, a plan with strategies, communications and public relations activities to support the Development goals. Manage any staff assigned to support your development and PR activities. Serve as the agency’s major gift fundraiser, identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding key donors and prospects. Develop and work with the CEO and Board on any Board approved capital campaigns. Develop an ongoing Planned Giving program. Develop analytical tools and manage the donor data base to improve the efficiency and donor receptivity to solicitation efforts. Working with the CEO, search for grant opportunities, monitor and manage grant applications including timely update and final grant reports. Plan, coordinate and oversee all Development events. Evaluate, develop and implement an ongoing annual giving program along with viable special events that maximize awareness and cultivate new donors along with recognizing and nurturing current donors. Remain up-to-date on current fundraising being used in the nonprofit sector, as well as current tax law affecting charitable giving. Introduce a viable program for corporate partners to participate and support Mount Sequoyah initiatives. Work with, advise and seek advice from the Development and major gifts committee. Work closely with the “Friends of the Mountain.” Develop the entire staff and board into fundraising partners. Other duties as assigned related to the Mount Sequoyah mission.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, four to six years of development or a diversity of entrepreneurial experience and demonstrated success in marketing, communications, fundraising, management, or business development.  Background in either a for profit or non-profit arena in a leadership position and having had a volunteer leadership role. CFRE certification is a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit letter of interest and resume, along with salary requirement, to:

 

Jess L. Schload, CEO

jess@mountsequoyah.org

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT / UNIVERSITY INITIATIVES

University Development

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  November 15

 

Summary:  The Director of Development, University Initiatives, is a front-line fundraiser and is part of an experienced team that generates private philanthropic support for the University of Arkansas. The Director is responsible for assisting in the planning and implementing of fundraising initiatives for student success, including support for the Advance Arkansas scholarship program and the Academic Student Success Center.  The Director will focus on building and managing a portfolio of current and prospective donors through on-going identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. This position will be integral in building relationships with campus constituents and donors for the benefit of student success.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Eight or more years of full-time, professional experience in fundraising and/or business marketing/sales, and/or business development.  Experience in leading diversity efforts.  Willingness to travel on behalf of the university and work irregular hours if needed.

 

Preferred:  Master’s Degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher education.  Experience working collaboratively with highly-productive staff and teams.  At least five years of supervisory experience and budget management.  At least two years of experience managing volunteers and advisory boards.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23560

 

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DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES

State Office

UA Cooperative Extension Service / Little Rock

Position Number: N35002

 

Summary:  The Director of Financial Services provides overall leadership and guidance to the financial services department and functions as overall director of that department. This position has major responsibility for decisions and final results, with direct impact to the organization.

 

Description:  Supervises employees in Financial Services department. Oversees budget execution for Financial Services budgets. Conducts employee evaluations, monitoring of time and leave reporting, and supervises the hiring processes within the Financial Services area. Involved with training Financial Services staff and assists them in carrying out their duties within Extension, University, and Federal policies and regulations. Supervises purchase of equipment and supplies in compliance with regulations. Maintains and monitors Banner Finance computer system to address the changing needs of the organization. Oversees General Ledger, Cash Management, Account Receivables, Capital Assets, Payroll and Fringe Benefits, and Grants and Contract Administration. Responsible for implementing & maintaining the internal controls for financial services. Responsible for month end closings and year end closing processes. Responsible for working with auditors and preparing year end working papers for submission to the U of A Fayetteville campus. Responsible for monthly transaction reporting of accounting transactions originating from AES onto CES books and accounting for the differences. Responsible for effective use of the Banner Finance software module to create organizational efficiency. Responsible for electronic approvals of financial transactions within the Banner Finance software module. Recommends accounting procedures to be followed in compliance with University, State, and Federal requirements. Assists with the preparation of University and federal budgets. Trouble shoots technical problems within the Banner Finance software module as needed. Prepares financial reports for organization including year-end financial statements in GASB Format, Quarterly Financial Reporting to the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees, Arkansas Department of Higher Education Financial Reporting, Ad-Hoc departmental reports for Associate Director for Finance and Administration, Ad-Hoc reporting to departmental stakeholders as needed.  Plans, prepares agenda, and conducts monthly Financial Services Staff meetings. Plans, prepares agenda, and conducts monthly Banner Committee meetings.  Coordinates Financial Services participation in Employee on-boarding processes. Responsible for Financial Services staff team building efforts through activities conducted during staff meetings, professional development travel, and group retreat opportunities. Responsible for communicating roles and responsibilities to Financial Services employees in relation to the organization’s mission statement. Responsible for Financial Service’s efforts to effectively communicate Financial Information to stakeholders in a that will create value for the stakeholders. Uses multiple technologies to facilitate job functions including Banner Finance, Outlook, Excel, Word, and Access.

 

Requirements:  This position requires a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline plus seven (7) years of relevant professional experience, including two (2) years in a supervisory or managerial capacity.  (An active C.P.A. certification will be considered the equivalent of a Master’s degree.)

 

Preferred:  Active C.P.A. certification.  Experience in the land-grant university system.  Banner experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uaex.edu/postings/6405

 

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DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

UA eVersity

University of Arkansas / Little Rock

Closing:  November 20

 

Summary:  The eVersity Director of Marketing is responsible for managing the technical, operational, and contractual obligations of digital strategy, marketing strategy, student acquisition, vendor management, marketing directives, and providing business intelligence around the acquisition of new students and prospects. The Director will acquire and manage the necessary technology, marketing tools, and agency relationships to provide brand awareness. The Director will increase enrollment in the eVersity online educational initiative by utilizing current digital marketing best practices. The Director will also need working knowledge of all major marketing platforms (Google Adwords, Facebook Ads, Remarketing, Google Analytics, etc) and be able to offset any deficiencies in marketing strategy.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least 10 years in digital marketing or strategy.

 

Preferred:  Experience in higher education marketing.  At least 10 years of experience in digital strategy, digital marketing, or digital technologies.  At least 10 years of experience focused in two or more of the following:  Marketing Technology domains; Web Experience Management; PPC campaign management; SEO; Facebook for Business;  Digital Strategy; Google Analytics; Digital Strategy Executive.  At least five years of managing budgetary allocation and marketing spend.  Experience with inbound marketing, social, geo-targeting.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23570

 

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DONOR RELATIONS ASSISTANT

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art / Bentonville

 

Summary:  Under the supervision of the Donor Relations Manager, the Donor Relations Assistant will support the operation of the patron travel program, donor events, and custom museum experiences for high level guests.  The assistant will work with the Donor Relations Manager to provide support to the development team with stewardship and benefit fulfillment. The Donor Relations Assistant will be a consistent point of contact for donors, sponsors, vendors, high-level guests and internal departments for travel information, guest itineraries, benefit fulfillment and event planning.  No travel is required.

 

Description:  Assist Donor Relations Manager in designing travel schedules, researching and coordinating venues and transportation, and creating and disseminating travel content and information internally and externally.  Schedule and manage the calendar of events for patron trips and donor events (i.e. Director’s Receptions, Donor/Sponsor Luncheons and VIP events.)  Prepare and manage itineraries for high-level guests of the museum, including communication with the guest or guest representatives and internal staff to fulfill itinerary expectations.  Organize mailings and communication to donors and sponsors regarding special events, upcoming opportunities and benefit fulfillment.  Create supplementary documents as needed (i.e. biographies, maps, surveys, etc.) for the travel program and other special events.  Collaborate with Creative Services to develop printed materials and promotions in a timely, creative and strategic manner.  Work closely with Development to assist in the stewardship process for sponsors and donors.  Assist in managing travel budgets and departmental expense reports.  Participate in special projects and other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  In regard to education and experience, an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience will satisfy the minimum requirements.  Experience in project management.  Work experience in at least two of the following areas: project management, administrative support, development, communications, marketing, customer service.   Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.  Ability to understand and maintain the highest levels of confidentiality and discretion.  Belief in the Museum as a cause for social good and a positive, dynamic force for economic development.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://crystalbridges.org/careers/job-descriptions/?gnk=job&gni=8a7881a85f1400bb015f4b3637bf66f1

 

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ELECTION SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE

Office of the Arkansas Secretary of State / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Assists citizens, candidates, and elected officials with election-related questions and research and maintains governmental records and documents.

 

Description:  Answers questions from citizens, candidates, elected officials about types of elections, how to file and run for office, lobbyist registrations, holding dual offices, and other election law-related topics.  Assist citizens and others with research related to elections and election history.  Assists candidates for public office with filing procedures and campaign finance filings.  Oversees petition verifiers, ensuring that signatures on petitions are verified, elections results are certified, and related reports are completed.  Assists other staff in ensuring that public information held by the office is accessible and accurate on the website.  Maintains and updates a myriad of governmental and regulatory files and computer records from various agencies, legislative journals and acts, campaign records, lobbyist information, contribution reports, Census Bureau records, certifications and apostilles of elected official, oaths of elected officials, initiatives, referendums, and Federal Election Commission reports.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in political science or related field from four-year college or university is preferred, however equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.sos.arkansas.gov/aboutOffice/Pages/jobOpportunities.aspx

 

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FUNDRAISING ASSISTANT

ACH Foundation – Donor Relations

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

Req. Number:  R0001352

 

Summary:  Provide fund raising and administrative assistance for assigned fundraising staff. Assist with select fund raising projects and assigned administrative tasks.

 

Description:  1. Provide word processing, typing, graphics, spreadsheets, filing, routing, mailing and other general fund raising administration to assigned fundraising staff and other department staff as required.  Prepare documents responding to specific time demands as necessary. Demonstrate application of business English and business form. Use spell check in preparing and editing documents. Demonstrate accuracy in typing and spelling 99%of the time. Make necessary copies of documents prior to distribution and files documents as requested.  Prepare all correspondence and fundraising materials for mailing or shipping; secure postage and delivers to pickup points.  Take and transcribe minutes of meetings.  Handle bulk mailings in accordance with Post Office regulations.  Assist in coordinating meetings.  2. Manage the off-site warehouse storage facility for Foundation.  Establish and maintain system to keep accurate inventory.  Maintain adequate stock by taking inventory as necessary, researching costs and quality factors and submitting requisition forms within an appropriate timeframe.  Distribute promotional supplies, communications materials and fundraising supplies to individuals and volunteer groups as requested by them or by supervisors.  Assure the warehouse is neat and orderly and meets JCAHO requirements.  3. Assist assigned staff in fundraising campaigns.  Prepare materials for the recruitment calls, training meetings and events.  Follow up on billing process for the campaigns.  Keep accurate statistics on each campaign.  Coordinate incoming calls for proposed fundraising activities, sending fundraiser kits as necessary and monitoring response or referring the project to appropriate staff.  4. Provide off-site support to constituent groups as requested.  Attend periodic events representing ACH.  Provide organizational support for those events, such as gathering and delivering supplies, accepting donations in accordance with policy, and following up with volunteer leaders.  5. Work with Donor Services to obtain downloads and reports as requested. Provide support to Donor Services.  Work with Donor Services to obtain downloads and reports as requested. Provide support to Donor Services.  In Compliance with ACH’s Fleet Management Policy, drives an ACH owned, leased, or personal vehicles frequently in the performance of essential job functions.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED.)  Two years total experience required, which includes administrative or clerical experience.

 

Preferred:  College course study.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://archildrens.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External_Career_Site/job/Little-Rock/Fundraising-Assistant–Full-Time–M-F–8a-5p_R0001352

 

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GRANTS COORDINATOR

AETN Foundation

Arkansas Educational Television Network / Conway

 

Summary:  Arkansas Educational Television Network Foundation, a non-profit organization, seeks a Grants Coordinator to identify fund raising opportunities that align with institutional priorities from federal, corporate and private foundations. Must have the ability to review, monitor and administer grant contracts. The Grants Coordinator researches and writes proposals to secure grants for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects.  Responsible for submitting timely, accurate reports for all grant funded projects.  This position reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer of the AETN Foundation.  This position occasionally works a flexible schedule. Salary dependant on experience.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors degree in English, Communication, Journalism or Marketing and at least two years’ of proven experience in successful grant writing.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience in media, arts and non-profit grant writing a plus. Ability to collaborate well with others as well as work independently. Maintain confidentiality. Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Send resume, three references and salary history to:

 

Mona Dixon,

COO / Director of Development

applications@aetn.org

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Alliance Rubber Company / Hot Springs

 

Summary:  The Graphic Designer is responsible for creating communication and marketing pieces that incorporate the company’s full brand and message. The ideal candidate will possess the following skills: Ability to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines; promptly answer support related email, phone calls and other electronic communications; possess excellent communication skills (oral and written); understand material costs and time limits; ability to present to an audience; and has proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. This candidate is self-motivated, detail-oriented, organized, interpersonal and has an imaginative flair with awareness of current trends in the visual arts.

 

Description:  Develop concepts for and design all collateral materials including: direct mail, print and digital ads, mass emails, newsletters, flyers, invitations and product packaging as needed. Complete all deadlines set by the marketing director and marketing team. Manage and maintain all graphic files including: logos, photos and artwork. Assist marketing team with brainstorming and marketing/advertising strategies.  Track the latest market trends and use this knowledge to develop communications and creative pieces that are relevant to the company’s various target audiences.  Create visually appealing packaging for the Alliance brand and its multiple other brands. Photograph the company’s products for catalog pages and other advertising pieces with the ability to retouch and clip the images. Collaborate with outside dealers and distributors to ensure that all photos meet appropriate guidelines according to use. Establish brand specific style guides to ensure brand consistency. Proactively seek opportunities to broaden and deepen knowledge base and proficiencies.

 

Requirements:  Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in graphic design, communications or related field.  Minimum three-years of experience in graphic design.  Experience quoting and managing print jobs, as well as working with printers.  Knowledge in Macintosh and Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.

 

Preferred:  General marketing experience.  Writing and editing skills.  Experience with Joomla.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://alliance-rubber.applicantharbor.com/jobmainlist.php?a=m

 

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HEI PROGRAM COORDINATOR

University Development

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  November 3

 

Summary:  The HEI Program Coordinator provides administrative support in the Office of the Provost, assisting the Executive Assistant to the Provost and the vice provosts with clerical, event, and project-related duties. Duties include providing professional office reception; acting as liaison with the public and university community; maintaining the website; assisting with policy updates; updating calendars and providing notifications; meeting due dates and deadlines; processing travel and purchasing; preparing and reviewing reports, correspondence and other forms; preparing curriculum materials for the Board of Trustees meetings, including agendas, letters, and ADHE documentation; assisting with special event coordination and programming; coordinating meetings and workshops, including handling communication and budget monitoring; assisting with summer school and intersession policies and related workloads.

 

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

 

Preferred:  At least two years of experience working in an administrative role or related experience.  Experience with the purchasing and travel modules in the University of Arkansas BASIS system.  Experience with the University of Arkansas UAConnect system.  Experience with special events.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23478

 

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HISPANIC COMMUNITY IMPACT SPECIALIST

Arkansas Department of Transportation / Little Rock

Req. Number:  11355

Closing:  October 31

 

Summary:  Under general supervision, this position schedules and assists in public meetings, and assists in the assessment of potential impacts of the Department’s proposed highway construction on the human environment.

 

Description:  Perform Spanish/English translation services.  Schedule, arrange, and publicize meetings; make public meeting presentations; and assist in intra-departmental and public information meetings to present and interpret environmental information and project plans.  Conduct door-to-door community outreach and analysis of community impacts (i.e. economic, cultural, social, etc.)  Identify, maintain a database of, and recommend English and/or Spanish media outreach outlets, including churches and other affiliates, based on the demographic make-up of the community.  Complete routine records and reports.  Facilitate environmental project development through socioeconomic evaluations, data collection, and intra-departmental and agency collaboration.  Assist in the development of environmental documents.

 

Requirements:  The educational equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to the work performed;  OR, the educational equivalent to a diploma from an accredited high school plus four years of related experience. Fluent in Spanish and English, both written and oral. Demonstrated ability to build a rapport and interact effectively with individuals of various social, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. Ability to communicate comfortably and effectively with elected officials, civic leaders, and the media.  Strong organizational skills, ability to manage diverse project assignments, attention to detail, and demonstrated proficient oral and written communications skills. Proficiency in basic computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Outlook.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, and PowerPoint desired. Valid driver’s license and availability for constant statewide travel, including overnight travel as necessary.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://wfa.kronostm.com/index.jsp?SRCSEQ=postingSearchResults&locale=en_US&applicationName=ArkansasStateHighwayTransportationDepartmentReqExt&SEQ=jobDetails&POSTING_ID=80196991877

 

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INTERNSHIP / SALES & MARKETING

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  9321

 

Summary:  Meld your classroom educational experiences with the exciting world of broadcasting at KATV.  We currently have a Sales/Marketing internship available for the Spring 2018 semester. This exciting opportunity will offer you a chance to gain an understanding of media sales through observational learning and hands-on experience. You will learn the sales process from start to finish, including prospecting new advertisers, research, marketing, proposals, closing a deal, writing a sales order, and client retention. If you are studying marketing, mass communications, or a related filed and want to experience the fast-paced world of media sales first hand…this is the place to learn.  This is an un-paid internship. Internship time at KATV must be coordinated with the student’s respective college or university for academic credit under the sponsorship of the educational faculty.

 

Requirements:  Must be attending an accredited college or university.  Be at least a junior in college and in good academic standing, as defined by his or her academic institution.  Must be registered at his or her institution during the quarter or semester in which the internship is performed.  Each intern is required to work 10-20 hours a week.  Must have reliable transportation.  Must be at least 18 years of age. 

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=8706&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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LIBRARY ASSISTANT I / VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR  (part-time)

Terry Library

Central Arkansas Library System / Little Rock

Closing:  November 7

 

Summary:  Thirty (30) hour, public service position at Terry Library.  Responsibilities include supervision of branch volunteers, assisting with maintenance of the audiovisual collection and managing the large print rotation. Tasks also include checking materials in and out, answering patron questions, registering patrons for library cards, some information searching and shelving. Familiarity with technology, digital media, ability to do instructional assistance on devices, and excellent communication and customer service skills required. Familiarity with popular reading and entertainment materials desirable. Must be able to work cooperatively with staff and public, and be able to work some evenings and Saturdays.

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit application and resume to:  terrylibraryjobs@cals.org by noon on November 7. 

 

https://www.cals.org/%21userfiles/editor/docs/employment-application.pdf

 

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LOCAL SALES ASSISTANT

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is seeking a multi-talented, energetic and organized person to assist sales management, account managers and account executives throughout the sales process. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, ability to interact productively and positively with fellow employees and clients, manage multiple deadlines and priorities. Duties include order processing, creating sales presentation materials, research, client communication and special event planning. Requires strong analytical and problem solving skills and PC proficiency utilizing Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

 

Description:  Order processing.  Troubleshoot issues with inventory, accounting, and ad traffic and take the initiative to solve problems quickly.  Assist in coordinating sales projects and station events.  Provide sales support for account executives, account managers and sales managers. 

 

Requirements:  College degree (preferred.)  Must be highly organized and detailed oriented.  Ability to manage multiple deadlines and priorities.  Strong analytical and problem solving skills.  Proficiency in Microsoft.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Local-Sales-Assistant/J3M6636019F373Z4Y68/

 

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MARKETING OFFICER / RETAIL

Centennial Bank / Conway

Req. Number:  17-0842

 

Summary:  The Marketing Officer – Retail provides marketing support to retail areas through various tasks including coordinating the creation and shipping of branch materials, facilitating implementation of bank messaging for product campaigns, researching market trends for retail banking and coordinating customer communications when applicable.

 

Description:  Communication with retail staff regarding Marketing campaigns, signage and Marketing materials.  Provide marketing support to Retail staff.   Coordinate the creation and shipping of branch marketing materials.   Coordinate customer communications and mailings.  Perform market research for banking trends in regards to marketing.   Brainstorm on retail marketing campaigns.   The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.  Completes required BSA/AML training and other compliance training as assigned.  Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  Broad knowledge of such fields as accounting, marketing, business administration, finance, etc. Equivalent to a four year college degree, plus 3 years related experience and/or training, and 7 to 11 months related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

https://rew22.ultipro.com/CEN1011/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*63346B76391173FA

 

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MARKETING PROJECT COORDINATOR

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield / Little Rock

Req. Number:  R0001351

 

Summary:  The Marketing Project Coordinator primarily is responsible for the refinement and execution of communications campaigns and programs that support individual and group member engagement with the health plan. The position is responsible for researching, information gathering, creative concepting, some composition and editing to support this process. The position will collaborate with interdisciplinary teams within and outside the division to successful launch campaigns and measure results for reporting out to key stakeholders.

 

Description:  Supports individual and group marketing to determine key engagement opportunities and develop plans and campaigns to reach stated goals and objectives.  Assists in the development of communications plans and campaigns for new products and services with key target audiences.  Prepares campaigns to engage members in products and services offerings.  Develops educational campaigns for members to inspire engagement in health and well-being activities.  Responsible for keeping all campaign materials related to products and services current.  Works closely with agency representatives and external vendors as needed to create communications campaigns as needed to support enterprise marketing and engagement goals and objectives.  Serves as contributing writer to company publications as it relates to product and services campaigns. Assists in preparing marketing materials as needed.  Serves as a content contributor to the organization’s communications channels as it relates to product and service member engagement programs and campaigns.  Supports other division activities, as assigned.

 

Requirements:  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 five years experience in the writing and implementation of communications and marketing campaigns or plans.  At least three years of marketing and communications experience including writing, editing, and digital marketing.  Experience in PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, Excel and social media.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://arkbluecross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ABCBS_External_Careers/job/Little-Rock-AR/Marketing-Project-Coordinator_R0001351

 

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MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield / Jonesboro

Req. Number:  R0001286

 

Summary:  This position is accountable for the sales and servicing of products for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and it’s subsidiary and or affiliate companies within the designated territory and consistent with marketing goals. The products include group health insurance, group dental insurance, group term life/LTD insurance, work site products, and other products and services available through our affiliates. The Marketing Representative must meet their annual designated performance standards relating to new group sales and retention of existing business. The incumbent must have the ability to perform a financial review and analysis for customers including but not limited to: trend/utilization and profit/loss renewal summary reports. This job also includes the principal responsibility of coordinating and executing a variety of marketing functions such as completing enrollment forms, conducting employee meetings, assisting the customer in analyzing their health care expenditures, negotiating benefit/rate changes and properly completing group renewals. This position requires interaction with a wide array of people both internal and external to the enterprise.

 

Description:  At all times maintaining professional integrity for this position and for this plan.  Locating, identifying, mining and qualifying prospects.  Maintaining accurate and current records of all sales, service and prospecting activities for all core and ancillary products, including weekly call reports.  Developing strong relationships with agents/brokers/consultants and successfully soliciting new business from them in core and ancillary products, while serving as an industry expert and resource for them and their customers.  Assisting LSV personnel in promoting sales of the ancillary product line.  Maintaining a Personal Development Plan focused on building consultative selling skills, leadership, and product knowledge related to marketing health and life products. Attainment of professional designations, such as Certified Health Consultant (CHC), Professional of Healthcare Management (PAHM), or other AHIP designation.  Selling of products in all lines of business to include consumer oriented products such as defined contribution and medical savings accounts, individual products, managed and non-managed care products, network access products, life/disability insurance, work site products, and flexible spending accounts.  Developing marketing and agent strategies to include targeted agents and targeted prospects, while making add-on sales of additional products to existing customers.  Communicating benefits to new and existing customers in a way that gives them a clear understanding of the plans purchased and how they work.  Assisting in certain existing re openings, such as the PSE/ASE accounts at the direction of the Regional Sales Manager/Regional Executive.  Advising their immediate supervisor of business exception requests/activities.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required. Major in business or insurance related field. Five (5) years of sales and/or marketing experience with a demonstrated record of proven results. Proven ability to make a formal marketing presentation with a high level of professionalism. Applicant must make presentation to the interview panel as prerequisite for further consideration. Must have State License or pass exam within three months of hire date.  Achievement oriented; able to show history of self-development through ongoing education, training, and/or self-study.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including PowerPoint, Word and Excel.  Valid Arkansas driver’s license and good driving record. Meet requirements of company policy.  Must reside within the boundaries of the applicable regional office.

 

Preferred:  Experience in health insurance, life insurance, or managed care.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://arkbluecross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ABCBS_External_Careers/job/Jonesboro-AR/Marketing-Representative_R0001286

 

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MARKETING SPECIALIST

Alumni Office

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  November 10

 

Summary:  The Marketing Specialist is responsible for marketing strategies, graphic design, and promotional programs and activities. Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, or related field.  At least three years of experience in public relations or related area, including one year in fund raising activities and a supervisory capacity.

 

Preferred:  Master’s Degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher education.  Knowledge and/or experience in fundraising, preferably in higher education.  Experience with volunteers in a fund-raising program.  Familiarity with the role and mission of the Arkansas Alumni Association and University Advancement.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23452

 

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MEDIA SPECIALIST
Division of Behavioral Sciences

Arkansas Department of Human Services / Little Rock

Position Number:  22105041

Closing:  November 6

 

Summary:  The Media Specialist is responsible for researching, writing, and coordinating the distribution of news releases, articles, and other publications. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

 

Description:  Researches, prepares, and edits articles, press releases, public notices, brochures, speeches, and fact sheets concerning agency activities. Designs and lays out publications, coordinates printing activities, and edits articles written by others for inclusion in agency newsletter or other publications. Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with representatives of community, employee, and public interest groups. Receives and responds to information requests from the media, web sites, conducts tours, and presents information to visitors concerning agency functions. Plans, organizes, and/or attends conferences, seminars, workshops, and press conferences. Maintains files of agency-related news articles, mailing lists, website updates, and directory listings. Represents the agency during crisis situations, at trade shows, and other community activities. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=266f8d6d46bcb1db680adf72a5ec624a&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=104&jobid=95263

 

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NEWS PRODUCER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/News-Producer/J3H87862T8YM0Y74822/

 

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PHOTOJOURNALIST / VISUAL STORYTELLER

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is seeking a full-time Photojournalist/Visual Storyteller (MSJ) who is passionate, thrives on great storytelling, and is forward-thinking and innovative.  This is not an entry-level position. 

 

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

 

Requirements:  College degree  (preferred) with a minimum of two years experience as a TV photojournalist/MSJ and news editor required. Must be able to master editing on Sony SPRI, Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier non-linear editing systems.  Complete newsgathering skills required – videography, editing and writing.  Must tell news stories creatively with strong audio and visual skills.  Must be able to make quick decisions while working under pressured deadlines, willing to work overtime, and work flexible shifts.  Must have a valid driver’s license, be able to lift up to 40 lbs, and on occasion up to 80 lbs, with or without an accommodation.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Photojournalist-Visual-Storyteller/J3J51S60K5972NV62CR/

 

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PRESIDENT

Ammunition Business Unit

Sig Sauer, Inc. / Jacksonville

 

Summary:  Sig Sauer, Inc. has a vision to be recognized as the most innovative, customer-driven company in the shooting sports, personal defense, and law enforcement/military, delivering uncompromising quality.  We have goals of world-class excellence and achievement in all of our business operations.

 

Description:  The President – Ammunition Business Unit is responsible for all aspects of the Sig Sauer ammunition business including product management, marketing, planning, P&L responsibility, providing direction to sales teams, supply chain and vendor interactions, and manufacturing operations related business.  Direct the aggressive and successful growth of all Ammunition sales channels by providing leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the business has the proper operational controls in place to effectively grow the organization, ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.  Confers with company EVP and other key personnel to plan business objectives, to develop organizational policies, to coordinate functions and operations between channels and to establish responsibilities and procedures for attaining objectives.  Develops activity reports, financial statements and other key metrics to determine progress and status in attaining objectives and revises objectives and plans in accordance with current conditions.  Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision making processes affecting the Ammunition business; ensures strategic direction is being met.  Reviews the general business climate of the market to aide in the development of new business opportunities/acquisitions and expand business while maintaining existing relationships.  Assist with direction and formulation of programs to provide funding for new or continuing operations to maximize returns on investments.  Establish creditability throughout Sig Sauer, Inc. and the Ammunition facility as an effective leader and Manager.Motivate and lead performance management by mentoring career development.  Assists in development of industry and public relations designed to improve company’s image and relations with customers and employees. Represent the Ammunition business unit with clients, customers and potential business partners. Serve as the liaison between Sig Sauer, Inc. and the Ammunition business to ensure communications are streamlined.Specifically, coordinate with Ammunitions Sales & Marketing to support Specific Trade Shows & Events and Sales channels support requirements.  All other duties as assigned by EVP.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree required; MBA or equivalent preferred. Sevent to 10 years in the Ammunition industry preferred.  Preferred LE/Military experience.  Must possess exemplary abilities to manage personnel, budgets and multiple assets across all channels within the Business Unit.  Thorough understanding of the ammunition industry in the U.S. and worldwide.  Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.  Excellent computer skills proficient.  Budget development and oversight experience.  Approximately 50% travel to be expected.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.sigsauerjobs.com/job/president-sig-sauer-ammunition-business-operations-831/

 

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PROGRAM MANAGER

TRI – Community Engagement

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-40310

Closing:  November 11

 

Summary:  The TRI Program Manager will work closely with the Community Engagement (CE) component leadership to develop, implement, and coordinate activities. He/she will be responsible for utilizing resources efficiently and effectively to execute the component directives and objectives. The Program Manager will facilitate lay, practice and research partnerships and is the focal point for communications and dissemination of information to lay community members and others.

 

Description:  Participate in the development and implementation of activities designed to achieve TRI component goals and objectives, by supporting policies, procedures and priorities, and developing strategies for achieving short, medium and long term goals as established collaboratively for TRI.  Participate in planning, development, coordination, and implementation of systems that promote and enhance the mission, goals and objectives of the TRI component.  Use qualitative and quantitative methods to identify community attitudes regarding public health problems.  Coordinate educational events and community workshops to address interests and priorities as identified by the TRI Community Engagement Steering Committee and support implementation of translational research activities.  Conduct forums or focus groups in communities participating in TRI initiatives.  Help advance a community-relevant research agenda that complements interests and expertise or potential partners in the health practice and academic communities.  Foster long-term collaboration with partners.  Work with academic, practice and lay community partners to develop research partnerships and grant applications.  Facilitate networking between different communitybased organizations.  Attend community-based events and programs.  Assist with cross-component integration of TRI activities and national CTSA consortium activities.  Interfacing with TRI programs within the participating schools and colleges: Medicine & Public Health, Nursing, Pharmacy, and with Communities to identify, collect and analyze TRI program needs and ways to collaborate with these entities.  Facilitate access to education programs that address community priorities.  Provide guidance and consultation to investigators regarding the component’s resources available.  Prepare presentation material and background documentation, maintain accurate documentation of metrics and other component activities.  Assist with drafting component-specific annual progress reports.  Other job-related duties as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in public health or a related field plus 4 years of experience in public health, program management, health services research, public/community relations, research coordination, project coordination or management in a non-profit or academic setting. Additional years of job related education may be substituted for experience. 

 

Preferred:  MPH or MA/MS in a health related field.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/40310/program-manager/job?hub=6

 

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PROVOST & EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

Closing:  January 22, 2018

 

Summary:  The University of Central Arkansas (UCA) is conducting a global search for its next Provost and Executive Vice President (Provost). UCA aspires to be a premier learner-focused public comprehensive university, a nationally recognized leader for its continuous record of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, scholarly and creative endeavors, and engagement with local, national, and global communities.

 

Description:  The Provost and Executive Vice President reports directly to the President and is responsible for the academic operations of the University. The Provost has oversight of all units within the Division of Academic Affairs including six academic colleges (Business, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health and Behavioral Sciences, Liberal Arts, Natural Sciences and Mathematics), the Schedler Honors College, University College, and the Graduate School. In addition, the Provost will establish a strategic direction and oversee activities to advance and support UCA’s academic mission and vision. The Provost plays a key role in the allocation of budgetary resources and the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion across campus.

 

Requirements:  The Provost will be an accomplished academic leader with an earned doctorate and a record of distinguished research, scholarship, and teaching that supports the award of tenure at the rank of full professor. The preferred candidate will be a leader for higher education and have an appreciation of the role and mission of a public comprehensive university.

 

Preferred:  Significant and successful academic administrative experience.  Proven transparent and collaborative leadership acting as a trusted team builder.  Budget and management experience in a complex organization.  Strong communication skills, as well as the ability to advocate for the University to internal and external constituencies.  A commitment to academic values including shared governance.  Experience with innovative experiential learning opportunities for students including, but not limited to, undergraduate research, study abroad, service learning, and co-op opportunities.  An inherent interdisciplinary focus and commitment to innovative collaboration across diverse academic units and disciplines.  Demonstrated competencies utilizing new technologies to deliver educational services.  A commitment to diversity and an understanding of its many forms, including creating and nurturing diversity among faculty, staff, administrators, and students.  Familiarity with the strategic planning process and a proven capacity to assist in adopting and implementing a strategic plan.  Passion for preparing students for productive and successful lives.  Unquestionable character and integrity.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.parkersearch.com/current-opportunities/university-central-arkansas/provost-and-executive-vice-president

 

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REGIONAL COORDINATOR

Junior Achievement of Arkansas, Inc. / Northwest Arkansas

 

Summary:  Implements all JA activities in Northwest Arkansas region. Responsibilities include all fundraising and education programs with particular emphasis on recruiting, training, placement, support and recognition of volunteers. In addition, the Regional Coordinator will manage the NWA Regional Board in conjunction with the Area President

 

Description:  Recruits and renews program volunteer commitments through individual renewals and company liaisons.  Develops and implements training programs and training evaluation.  Coordinates the placement and scheduling of trained program volunteers.  Implements plans for teacher and program volunteer contacts.  Develops and delivers all sales presentations to support strategic plan program expansion to new districts, schools, and prospective teachers.  Renews commitments of schools and teachers.  Submits forecasts and interim reports to Education Manager.  Implements recognition programs developed with the Education Manager that are of interest and value to participants including events, awards and gifts.  Handles general records and correspondence with program volunteers and prospects.  Files all class registration forms.  Communicates program volunteer needs. Supervises procurement and delivery of all program materials.  Successfully executes regional special events according to established best practices. Identifies and solicits company involvement. Recruits and manages company coordinators, chairs/captains, and sponsors for event financial success.  Works with host site to make logistical arrangements. Coordinates with Business Operations Coordinator to ensure proper invoicing and donor correspondence.  Works with Area President to provide organization and direction for the NWA Regional Board of Directors.  Annually volunteers for at least one Junior Achievement classroom program.  Participates in staff meetings via video or teleconference.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.  Strong oral/written communication and organizational/planning skills.  Computer literacy.

 

Preferred:  Bachelors degree or higher in business or education.  Two years classroom or business experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

 

Angele Forrest, President

aforrest@jaark.org

 

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SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Practice Administration

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

Req. Number:  R0001369

 

Summary:  The Senior Administrative Assistant performs a variety of highly complex administrative duties, requiring a broad range of responsibility in support of an individual and / or a group. Serves the department as the information and communication specialist.  Acts as central liaison between management, and staff, external vendors, and clients.  The Senior Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the document preparation, information management, and administrative scheduling.  The Senior Administrative Assistant will take initiative to begin and complete projects, manage spreadsheets and data bases, and create presentations and reports. Has specialized functional knowledge to independently analyze and respond to administrative matters within set limits, and interact with individuals at all levels of the organization. Will perform and work on special projects, some which require research and retrieval of documents from various sources.

 

Description:  1. Performs as Clerical Staff Member.  Maintains a variety of records requiring classification and compilation of varied information. Manage departmental data bases. Create and manage spreadsheets used for department reporting. Reviews reports and printouts to identify and trace source of error and make necessary corrections; performs technical or complex verification and reconciliation activities. Anticipate needs and/or next steps on current and upcoming projects including maintaining an updated project list. Work with a high degree of autonomy and responsibility. Highly proactive; takes initiative to begin and complete projects, and to remind supervisors of deadlines; masterful at follow-up and tracking work projects; a planner who thinks several steps ahead; strong ability to anticipate and execute tasks before being asked. Enhance the department’s and organization’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. Organize & schedule meetings and appointments; remind supervisors of deadlines.  2. Documentation Preparation & Ownership.  Compiles special reports or studies where analysis of complicated or technical data is required; identifies sources and extracts necessary information; performs specialized calculations.  Checks, reviews or prepares records, reports, forms or other documents of various kinds pertinent to assigned function(s); personally investigates complicated problems or errors.  Keep office operations, payroll corrections, and reporting of various items updated at all times.  Maintains office supplies inventory by checking stock; anticipating needs; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.  3. Miscellaneous Duties That May Be Performed.  Keeps office equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.  Assists staff with special projects as directed.  Assists other unit personnel in supporting efficient functioning of the work unit.  Assist in organizing and planning special projects or events.  4. Special Projects.  Coordinates ACH Administrative Fellowship Applicant Interviews and prepares program documents for selected fellow.  Manages conference room scheduling for Clark Center. Due to the nature of the center this job function is not shared with any other personnel.  Prepares visual job aids to assist upper management with new and/or updated computer programs.

 

Requirements:  Associate’s degree or equivalent (Administrative Support, Office Administration, Office Management, or General Business) from two-year college program or technical school;  OR, nursing diploma.  Five years total experience.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://archildrens.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External_Career_Site/job/Little-Rock/Senior-Administrative-Assistant–full-time–8a-5p_R0001369

 

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SENIOR DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI & CONSTITUENT RELATIONS

Institutional Advancement – Alumni & Constituent Relations

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-40296

Closing:  November 15

 

Summary:  The Sr. Director of Alumni & Constituent Relations will grow a community of support for lifelong connections to benefit UAMS, its students, faculty and alumni; advance and promote the interests of UAMS by engaging, educating and enriching alumni through relationships, service and giving; assist the “Friends of UAMS” chapters in state-wide strategic communities to foster broad, grass roots education to increase the visibility and understanding of the importance of UAMS – providing an essential foundation to support future efforts of advocacy and philanthropy.

 

Description:  Establish and build relationships with a wide range of alumni locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.  Maintain and supervise the regular communication with alumni via direct contact, electronic and social media, alumni web services, and print publications. Set forth the solicitation strategy of the UAMS Alumni Association as a means to help maintain the overall fund raising objectives for Institutional Advancement. Oversee current programs and assist in the creation and implementation of new programs based on the mission of the UAMS Alumni Association.  Act as a principal resource for alumni and volunteers to get involved with the UAMS Alumni Association and is a reference for all information pertaining to the University.  Supervise the marketing, development, and promotion of UAMS to alumni and city stakeholders.  Assist in the management of the day-to-day office staff (Alumni and Administrative personnel) and conducts daily follow-ups pertaining to current programs and initiatives.  Plans, implements and promotes Friends and alumni programs that support the University’s strategic plan, the goals of Institutional Advancement, and works within the UAMS mission in collaboration with colleagues within the Institution and throughout the academic colleges.  Assist in the creation and uploading of appropriate content for UAMS Connect. Maintain technical knowledge of all web based and electronic tools available to Institutional Advancement for marketing and communications activities.  Responsible for meeting annual fund-raising goal.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree plus five (5) years of fund-raising experience in annual fund and/or major gifts;  OR, Master’s degree plus three (3) years of same experience.  Must have one to two (1-2) years of supervisory experience and three to four (3-4) years of administrative experience. Must have advanced level of computer program proficiency.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/40296/senior-director-of-alumni-%26-constituent-relations/job?hub=6&mobile=false&width=750&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

 

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SENIOR MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Arkansas Foodbank / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We are currently seeking a Senior Major Gifts Officer who will be responsible for developing and strengthening relationships between the Arkansas Foodbank and its donors within all of the Foodbank’s 33 service areas with a focus in central Arkansas.

 

Description:  Execution of the major gifts program for the Arkansas Foodbank, focusing on cultivation, stewardship and securing major gifts to further the mission of the organization.  Work in conjunction with Chief Development Officer (CDO) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to identify, cultivate, solicit and appreciate both individual and corporate major gift donors. Must also develop and execute donor experiences as needed, including receptions, volunteer opportunities, food drives and others. Employee will focus on visits, deepening relationships and securing major gifts.  Manages a personal portfolio of 100-125 major gift prospects. Practice donor-centric fundraising, with a focus on aligning donor giving priorities with organizational priorities.  Continually develop prospects through a variety of sources.  Lead on Table Talk and Feeding Forward Initiatives.  Track all donor interactions in database.  Prepare presentations, marketing materials, letters and other required literature for solicitations.  Work with the Arkansas Foodbank’s management team, within the current Strategic Plan, to identify and quantify specific giving priorities and opportunities.  Under the leadership of CDO, utilize organizational volunteers and other relationships as needed to secure introductions and visits.  The Sr. Major Gifts Officer should be able to handle basic budgets and return on investment analysis.   Absolute discretion with regard to confidential donor information.

 

Requirements:  The candidate or employee should have the equivalent of a Bachelor’s Degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) preferably in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related field and three years of experience in Development or Major Gift Solicitation, preferably in the not-for-profit sector and two years of supervisory experience. (The following are acceptable to substitute for the Bachelor’s degree experience requirements:  Associates Degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) preferably in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related field or a related field and five years of experience in Development or Major Gift Solicitation, preferably in the not-for-profit sector and two years of supervisory experience.  High School Diploma or GED and seven years of experience in Development or Major Gift Solicitation, preferably in the not-for-profit sector and two years of supervisory experience.)

 

Preferred:  Proficiency with computer operations including Microsoft Word and Excel; Experience with Donor Databases and wealth screening.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://arkansasfoodbank.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=636616&&#job

 

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SPORTS EDITOR / REPORTER

Mena Star / Mena

 

Summary:  The Mena Star, a weekly community newspaper covering the historic and picturesque Polk County, Arkansas, is seeking a talented sports writer/ staff reporter who would like to take the helm of their own section as Sports Editor. In addition to our weekly printed product we also have various other news and sports mediums in both print and online.  The Sports Editor will cover three local high school sports programs and community youth sports, will be able to connect with coaches, write clean and interesting copy and develop game stories and feature articles on everything from football to disc golf. Experience with Macintosh, Quark and Adobe Photoshop helpful. College degree preferred but not required. All associated work experience considered. The ability to catch eyes and tell stories through words and layout a must.  Based in the beautiful Ouachita Mountains, Mena offers a quaint slice of Americana and football-loving populace surrounded by an outdoorsman’s dream landscape. A true Sportsman’s paradise where locals boat, fish, hunt, hike and kayak in their spare time in the laid-back atmosphere.

 

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

 

Clark Smith, Publisher

clark@menastar.com

 

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STRATEGIC & QUALITY INITIATIVES PROJECT MANAGER

UA Pulaski Technical College / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  UA Pulaski Technical College seeks a collaborator and organizational change agent with a passion for continuous quality improvement. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated, skilled, and organized individual to provide support for the College’s strategic planning process and the related evaluation/improvement.  This critically important role will assist the Associate Vice Chancellor for Planning & Effectiveness in instituting a new, four-year strategic planning cycle for the College. The incumbent will service as the project manager for all UA – Pulaski Technical College’s strategic planning, continuous quality improvement, and evaluation activities.

 

Description:   Assists the Associate Vice Chancellor for Planning & Effectiveness in the implementation, execution, and monitoring of the College’s strategic plan, short and long-range goals, including academic, programmatic, and/or operational initiatives.  Provides the overall coordination and logistics for the Strategic Plan execution by working with senior leaders and other teams in the development, implementation, tracking, and evaluation of strategic plan initiatives/projects.  Participates in and provides advice to campus-wide strategic initiatives and implementation teams; provides operational and consultative assistance on a variety of initiatives.  Defines and maintains standards and process for project management, incorporating structures, documentation, and reporting.  Assists in the planning, management, and execution of projects and initiatives related to the development, implementation, and assessment of UA – Pulaski Technical College’s strategic planning efforts.  Coordinates all aspects of specific strategic planning projects. Both College-wide and program/unit specific, including coordination and streamlining flow of information between support functions and project teams, across campus constituencies.  Identifies appropriate data sources and interprets data surrounding progress on strategic initiatives.  Acts as a coach and mentor and assists with project management adoption; advises managers and teams on best use of project management tools and approaches and acts as the first point of contact for any project management queries.  Supports process improvement efforts across UA – Pulaski Technical College departments.  Works closely with senior leaders to support implementation of continuous quality improvement principles.  Implements and monitors performance measures and identifies opportunities for improvement.  Helps to create and maintain ongoing methods of communicating continuous quality improvement principles.  Assists with the review of project requests and determining alignment with the College’s strategic plan and priorities.  Participates in various project governance teams to assist in annual planning process and project review and prioritization processes.  Documents processes by maintaining project-related records and artifacts.  Creates reports and communications findings and trends to management for decision making.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Three (3) years of related work experience.  Demonstrated project management experience.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree.  Sound/working knowledge and experience using an applying process improvement best practices/techniques, lean six sigma, and project management skills.  PMP Certification.  Direct experience working in higher education.  Ability to interact with a variety of faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds.  Experience with process change and optimization.  Proven experience and knowledge to evaluate and drive operational excelling using leadership, project management, and continuous quality improvement methods and strategies.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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STRATEGIC PUBLIC RELATIONS & ADVERTISING INSTRUCTOR

Journalism Department – Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  The Lemke Department of Journalism at the University of Arkansas seeks a Strategic Public Relations and Advertising Instructor. This is a nine-month non-tenure-track appointment, to teach Public Relations Writing and other public relations and/or advertising classes. The successful candidate will teach at least three classes each fall and spring semester, will serve as adviser for the Public Relations Student Society of America, and may serve as the adviser for the student-run Ad/PR agency in student media.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in public relations, journalism, mass communication, digital or social media communication, advertising, or a related field must be conferred by the start of employment.  Demonstrated qualifications to teach Public Relations Writing (for example, experience in writing typical PR communications materials such as press releases, social and digital media content, etc.) and other public relations and/or advertising courses.  Relevant professional experience in public relations and/or advertising.

 

Preferred:  Experience teaching public relations and/or advertising courses.  College teaching experience.  At least five years of professional experience in public relations, advertising, digital or social communications or branding relevant to public relations communications, writing, strategy, and/or implementation.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23416

 

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TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Walton College of Business

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:   November 7

 

Summary:  The Technical Development Coordinator reports to the Director of Technical Development and is responsible for coordinating technical projects and communicating the progress of the projects to TSC staff and external stakeholders. The coordinator will also work on and manage other projects related to supply chain sustainability.

 

Description:  Support the Director of Technical Development in the planning, coordination, and implementation of research & technical projects related to supply chain sustainability.  Manage technical project timelines, track status of projects, and communicate with staff about deadlines and project management processes.  Collaborate with technical staff in the analysis and measurement of sustainability issues for consumer products.  Manage reference documentation for technical projects.  Schedule and lead meetings with technical staff.  Communicate project updates with other staff.  Provide centralized communication/updates about project status and milestones.  Communicate progress and updates about technical projects to TSC members and stakeholders.  Schedule and host workshops and webinars with TSC members and other stakeholders.  Assist with specified technical projects utilizing TSC Research Database.  Coordinate quality assurance processes for TSC measurement and reporting tools.  Coordinate with technical and other staff to maintain the TSC Research Database and Member Portal.  Manage processes to ensure quality of content in the Research Database.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in sustainability, environmental science, business, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education.  Experience working with and reviewing technical materials.  Experience interacting with technical staff.  Experience driving projects to completion on time.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree in business administration, sustainability, environmental science, engineering, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education.  Experience leading meetings with technical staff both in person and via webinar.  Project management experience.  Experience managing projects with Microsoft SharePoint.  Experience/knowledge regarding sustainability for consumer goods and supply chains.  Experience coordinating technical projects between multiple locations, time zones and work schedules.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23380

Harvest of Job Opportunities – 10/22/17

American Red Cross Seeks Regional Communications/Marketing Program Manager

Direct Apply Link: https://americanredcross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/American_Red_Cross_Careers/job/Little-Rock-AR/Regional-Communications—Marketing-Program-Manager_RC11522-1

As an employee at the American Red Cross, you could be on the front lines making a positive impact on our community. You could provide your services directly to the American public or support to the people who do. Both roles help further the mission of the Red Cross. Join our non-profit organization, where your heart and mind go to work!

The American Red Cross Oklahoma & Arkansas Region is seeking a Regional Communications & Marketing Program Manager. This position will be based in our Little Rock, AR Chapter.  

Job Summary:

This position is a critical component of the American Red Cross regional team and infrastructure. It is responsible for carrying out the communications and marketing functions in local markets to drive results. It works to raise the visibility of the Red Cross to help communities understand how to access Red Cross services and supports revenue generation across all parts or the organization. Reporting to the Regional Communication Director with a dotted line to the Division Marketing Leader, this position works in close collaboration with divisional field marketing, local fundraising, disaster cycle, SAF, Biomedical services, Health and Safety and volunteer management staff to provide communication and marketing support.

Responsibilities:

  1. Strategy: In partnership with the Regional Communication Director and the Field Marketing Divisional Leader, implements a strategic plan that is aligned with broader corporate communication and marketing priorities that supports service delivery and revenue generation efforts across all lines of service. Working with Field Marketing Divisional leader, creates and develops strategies for promoting and selling PHSS products or services and increasing enrollment in PHSS classes. Advises Field Marketing on local and regional opportunities to enhance sales of PHSS products, services and increase enrollment.
  2. Public Affairs: Acts as on-the-record spokesperson when appropriate and supports executives and Board of Directors as the face of the Red Cross through media visibility, interview coaching and preparation, etc. Leads and supports all Disaster Public Affairs activities for the region through the entire disaster cycle. Ensures that duty is delegated to appropriately trained staff or volunteers. Supports Disaster Public Affairs efforts across the division, and potentially, on the national level. May be required to deploy to support disaster response operations outside their region or may be tasked to help with public affairs volunteer training and development across the division.
  3. Media Relations: Develops and implements a social media strategy for the region that reflects the priorities of the region and is aligned with the corporate social media strategy. Maintains positive relationships with members of the media across the region and works with executives and other staff to manage media efforts and relationships across multiple media markets in a region. Participates in the distribution and preparation of press materials. Produces relevant local content for regional web and social platforms.
  4. Internal Communications: Supports executive level internal and external communication initiatives.
  5. Marketing Content: Utilizing Brand Central and the Field Marketing Team, develops brand and creative content to support a variety of activities and advertising material used in external publications and media placements. Secures in-kind PSA placements with Field Marketing. In partnership with the Field Marketing Group, coordinates resources necessary for the delivery of online and direct mail/direct response programs (CDRP).
  6. Management: Develops and sets individual and departmental team performance goals and manages/drives change. Manages and leads assigned staff and volunteers. Supervises and delegates responsibilities to staff and volunteers.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism or related field required.
Experience: Minimum 3 years marketing experience required. Account Management experience desirable. Experience working with media as an on-the-record spokesperson is preferred. Demonstrated experience managing and interacting with the public social media platforms for an organization is required. Experience with marketing during major national and international disasters preferred. A working knowledge across a broad spectrum of marketing functions is required, including Brand and Creative Marketing, Direct Mail and e-Mail Marketing, web-based services and mobile applications. Must be comfortable using MAP/Convio, Brand Central, website updating tools and other marketing tools.
Management Experience: Minimum 1-year staff management experience. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and persuasively with Field Marketing partners and regional leadership. Experience with marketing during major national and international disasters preferred.
Skills and Abilities: Outstanding communication skills (oral and written) required. Strong
teamwork and collaboration required.
Other: Demonstrates strong commitment and passion for mission of American Red Cross.

Travel: 25%+

Competencies:

  • Customer Focused
  • Strong Interpersonal Communication
  • Strong Written and Oral Communications
  • Dealing with Ambiguity/learning on the Fly
  • Motivating Others/Influencing
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements:

Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential.  May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.

Work Conditions:

Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.

Angel Eye Camera System Seeks Hardware & Software Support Technician

Job Description
Position Summary:
Angel Eye Camera System is seeking an eager, self-motivated individual to fill the role of hardware and software support technician. This individual will assist with Angel Eye camera installation, be our lead support contact, in charge of hardware assembly and maintenance, manage inventory, shipping and receiving, and perform various other duties related to the development, implementation and support of Angel Eye’s custom software and hardware solutions.
This individual will be responsible for maintaining professional relationships with both Angel Eye clients and end users by providing excellent customer service and technical support. In addition to clients and end users, this individual will also support Angel Eye staff by performing other technical job duties as needed.
Job Specifications:
 Provide support to clients by identifying problems and guiding client through corrective steps
 Improves reference material by writing and maintaining documentation
 Participates in development of client training programs
 Assist in planning, testing and implementation of new hardware
 Primary contact for hardware assembly, repair and quality control testing
 Travel to customer locations around the US to assist with installations and training
 Take on on-call rotation with the rest of the support team
 Additional information systems and organizational duties as needed
Skills Required:
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 Outstanding customer service skills
 First-rate troubleshooting skills
 Computer/electronics repair and assembly skills
 Self-motivated and a quick learner
 Ability to take direction from others
 Working knowledge Windows, Mac and other Linux based systems is a plus
 Working knowledge of computer networks, and server environments
Education and Experience Required:
Bachelor’s or Associates’ Degree in Computer Science or applicable field of study
–OR–
Applicants with robust technical skills and experience will be considered
Angel Eye Camera System offers you:
 A team environment where your strengths are highly valued
 Opportunities to expand your technical skills and knowledge with on-the-job training opportunities
 Flexible work schedule
 Excellent benefits
Interested parties should send resume and contact information to:
Justin French, Director of IT Services
Email: jfrench@angeleyecameras.com Phone: (501) 503-5796 x102

Arkansas Department of Transportation Seeks Graphic Design Specialist

Overview

Requisition Number:

11378

Date Posted:

10/13/2017

Closing Date:

10/26/2017

Location:

Public Information – Reprographics Section

Address:

10324 Interstate 30

City:

Little Rock

Category:

B – Professional

Employment Status:

Full Time Regular

Pay Rate Type:

Non-Exempt

Grade:

13

Salary Minimum:

$50,466.00

Description

Characteristics of Work

As an integral team member of the Public Information Office, the Graphic Design Specialist is responsible for producing digital creative content for a range of purposes for the Commission and the Department.

Examples of Work

The following examples are intended only as illustrations of various types of work performed. No attempt is made to be exhaustive. Related, similar, or other logical duties are performed as assigned. The Department may require employees to perform functions beyond those contained in job descriptions. The Department may modify job descriptions based on Department needs. The Arkansas Department of Transportation is an “at will” employer.

• Provide digital creative content for the Department’s internal and external publications.

• Coordinate with the Creative Services Manager to determine digital creative project scope and proof of concept development.

• Communicate directly with internal / external stakeholders, examining strategies to meet project goals.

• Collaborate with the Print Services Coordinator to ensure final product QA/QC.

• Contribute digital creative services for additional Public Information Office initiatives including Internet, social media, presentations, trade shows and other internal / external functions.

Minimum Requirements

The educational equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to the area of responsibility. Five years of professional-level graphic production and art design or related area work experience. Two years of professional-level web design or related area experience. Exceptional computer skills with strong proficiencies in Adobe Creative Cloud software products. Ability to work quickly with frequently shifting priorities and deadlines. Impeccable attention to detail with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Results-oriented and driven to execute with a high level of accuracy in tight timeframes. Process-oriented and highly organized with an ability to keep projects on schedule.\

(“Accredited” means the educational institution or program is accredited by an accrediting organization recognized either by the United States Department of Education or by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.)


There has never been a better time to join our team of dedicated public servants who strive to help the Department meet its mission to provide a safe, efficient, aesthetically pleasing and environmentally sound intermodal transportation system for the user. We offer competitive pay and benefits with many opportunities for career advancement.

If you need assistance completing the application, please contact Human Resources at 501-569-2454.

 

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. Project coordination/management experience.

 

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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ADWORDS SPECIALIST / GWL DIGITAL

GWL Advertising / Little Rock

 

Summary:  GWL Digital, the digital marketing arm of GWL Advertising, seeks an AdWords Specialist to add to our rapidly growing team. With new, diverse clients coming on board, the AdWords Specialist will be instrumental in providing insight and guidance on achieving our clients’ business objectives. The AdWords Specialist will act as a digital media planner and buyer and provide insight and recommendations based on new trends and opportunities, competition, and analytics.

 

Description:  Set up, manage, and continually optimize paid media campaigns on AdWords and other paid search platforms.  Plan and recommend media buys based on digital marketing strategy.  Research and map potential search keywords aimed to get the best results on paid search.  Build targeted audience profiles on ad platforms that best align with a client’s personas.  Work with the Digital Marketing Strategists to gain a deep understanding of clients’ industry, competitors, challenges, and goals.  Work with design and content team to create digital ads.  Conduct ongoing A/B and/or multivariate tests to improve key performance indicators.  Create weekly or monthly reports for clients and provide strategic recommendations for new opportunities.

 

Requirements:  One to two (1-2) years of experience working in digital media buying, including experience with – AdWords, Bing, and similar ad platforms.  Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and Keynote.  Exceptional presentation skills.  Demonstrative ability to manage multiple projects at once.  Familiarity with Google Drive tools.  A strong understanding of integrated marketing across multiple channels.

 

Preferred:  BA/BS in marketing, business, communications, or a related field.  Agency experience.  Certifications in AdWords and Analytics.  Familiarity with marketing automation tools, such as HubSpot, Marketo, Act-On, or Pardot.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/jobs/detail/9111/adwords-specialists

 

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ANALYST II / MARKETING

Windstream Communications / Little Rock

Job ID:  17003683

 

Description:  Provide support for product development activities related to wireless and/or wireline products, or for development of marketing plans/promotions. Analyze data and provides recommendations on course of action. Develops written communication and/or other material needed to communicate information regarding new programs or initiatives. Research questions, problems, product development and/or operational questions or issues. Derive unknown variables from known variables.  Select correct statistical technique to measure data.  Interpret results from statistical data.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

Preferred:  Knowledge of wireline/wireless products and services.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/analyst-ii-marketing/J3M2NZ784CL3DXMQD23

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

Publicity

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  October 28

 

Summary:  The Assistant Director of Communications will serve as the secondary contact for football and the primary contact for women’s tennis. The primary responsibility of this position is to support assigned programs in image building to positively impact and elevate the Arkansas Razorback brand. This position will also develop and execute a long-term vision for the communications function within assigned programs.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.  At least three years of experience in a collegiate communications/media relations/public relations/sports information environment.  Experience in writing game stories and game notes along with editing and designing of media guides and game programs.  Experience in Associated Press-style writing skills and proficiency in layout and design software (Photoshop and InDesign.)

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in communication, public relations, or a closely-related field.  Experience working with a FBS football program or NFL team.  Familiarity with statistical software (Automated Scorebook.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23175

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Planned Parenthood Great Plains / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP) seeks an Associate Director of Development for this 21st Century health care provider and advocacy organization that is dedicated to its mission to uphold the standard for providing high quality sexual and reproductive health care, providing education that promotes informed proud and authentic sexuality, and changing the culture through proactive advocacy to ensure equality in reproductive and sexual decision making.  The successful candidate will be passionate about the mission of PPGP and willing to work in a faced-paced, changing work environment. The candidate will be achievement oriented, possess outstanding management and fundraising skills, and have a proven track record of cultivating, soliciting, and securing five-to-six figure major gifts for both operating and capital support. Reporting directly to PPGP’s Senior Director of Development, the Associate Director of Development will be based in Little Rock, coordinate all development work in Arkansas, and work to promote PPGP as a leading provider of reproductive and sexual health and education, and to help advance advocacy, health care services and education work.  The Associate Director of Development will work directly with the CEO, Vice President of Development, Senior Director of Development, staff, volunteers, donors, and community partners to manage all aspects of fundraising in Arkansas and assist with all areas of development as needed. A collaborative style, strong work ethic, interpersonal skills, excellent management skills, and knowledge and enthusiasm of the major gifts, institutional giving, and fundraising events are essential.

 

Description:  Manage all development work in Arkansas, including major gift work, capital campaigns, institutional/foundation giving, and special events, raising a minimum of $500,000 million annually.  Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gift donors/prospects in Arkansas to increase fundraising revenue across the affiliate.    Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities in Arkansas as it relates to the overall PPGP fundraising budget to ensure that the fundraising goals are being met.  Cultivate relationships with local foundations who support PPGP’s mission and assist with grant writing and reporting.  Build relationships with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goals of PPGP.  Identify and develop new corporate, community, and individual prospects to support organizational fundraising priorities.  Help implement PPGP’s five-year strategic plan as well as annual development plans with clearly defined goals and direction.  Engage volunteers, committee members, and local Board members in fundraising efforts to strengthen partnerships and make key introductions to new prospects. Prepare, submit and/or oversee grant applications and reports to funders in Arkansas.  Oversee the planning and execution of special fundraising events in Arkansas to help meet special events goals.   Prepare regular reports on fundraising activity, budgets, and expenditures relating to development in Arkansas.  Foster an understanding of philanthropy within the organization as well as in the community.   Work closely with Board members from Arkansas and the Arkansas External Affairs Advisory Council.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university, at least five years related experience and/or training; OR, equivalent combination of education and experience.  A minimum of three years of professional fundraising experience with a focus on major gift fundraising.  Proven track record of cultivating, soliciting, and securing five-to-six figure major gifts for both operating and capital support.  Healthy understanding of institutional giving including grants management.  Experience managing special fundraising events.

 

Preferred:  Management experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.lever.co/ppgreatplains/a3ce975e-8842-4bbb-a9f8-f5f22cf613f9

 

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CAMERA OPERATOR  (part-time)

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

 

Summary:  40/29 News is looking for a studio camera operator for the morning newscast.  This position is in Rogers, AR.

 

Description:  Operate studio cameras – morning news cast.  Run camera/prompter accurately.  Take directions easily from directors/anchors.

 

Requirements:   High school diploma or equivalent.  Past camera operation preferred but not required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/television/jobs/camera-operator-755

 

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COMMUNITY RELATIONS SPECIALIST  (part-time)

Chick-fil-A, Otter Creek / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Marketing Director serves as guardian over this critical success factor on our Director Team as a forward thinking-partner. Demonstrates ownership for the Creating Raving Fans Strategy, specifically by delivering 2nd Mile Service and activating Emotional Connections Marketing in order to grow sales and build the brand. Director ensures that the relationship between the operations and 2nd Mile Service teams is healthy and strong.  Creates and executes the annual and 90-day marketing plans and systems to market the Chick-fil-A brand both internally and externally ensuring Local Store Marketing, and Social Media Marketing occurs on a daily basis. Embodies the values of Chick-fil-A and serves as an ambassador to the community. This Director must demonstrate creativity and marketing acumen with the strong ability to think strategically as well as tactically in planning and implementing marketing initiatives and promotions. Must have a growth mind set.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.simplyhired.com/search?q=public+relations&l=little+rock%2C+ar&fdb=lv&job=azA0qNRle8qFLDP9KX81AuYjWAWyVFDGc2-EkTHTT4ofqbhuVPsnLw

 

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CONTENT DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING DIRECTOR

Communications & Direct Marketing

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

Req. Number:  R0001302

 

Summary:  The Director of Content  Development Marketing reports to the Vice President of Strategic Marketing. The Director is the chief storyteller for Arkansas Children’s and sister companies.  Leads strategy, development Marketing content initiatives, both internal and external, across multiple platforms and formats to drive new business, customer/patient engagement, retention, and positive customer behavior. Insures content is optimized for each channel and audience (patients/customers/donors/volunteers). Uses relevant analytics to measure success and guide refinements in strategy and/or development.The Director collaborates with foundation officers and staff, research team, marketing leadership, public relations, communications, operations, IT and human resources to help define both the brand story and the story as interpreted by the customer to drive the desired outcomes.

 

Description:  Content Development – Develops content based on an articulated content strategy that supports and extends ALL Marketing initiatives, both short and long term, determining which methods work best for the brand and why. Recommends strategies to develop key audiences using content marketing techniques and tools. Oversees development of a content process and workflow that supports the rapid development and deployment of content across multiple platforms. Ensures all content is on-brand and optimized for search and user experience for all channels of content including online, social media, email, print, mobile, video, print, and in-person. Provides leadership for the content team insuring that editors, content creators and curators – both internal and external –are aligned to the overall strategy and plan and have the knowledge and tools to fulfill the vision on time and on budget. Provides oversight for user testing to assess content effectiveness and make recommendations for refinements as required.  Development Strategy – Collaborates with Foundation, Research and Marketing leadership to ensure timely development and deployment of content in support of their respective strategies, initiatives and campaigns. Leads the development of standards, systems and best practices for requesting, creating, editing, distributing, maintaining, and retrieving and repurposing content, including the real-time implementation of content strategies; establishes and maintains templates and forms to optimize content. Establishes performance measures, reports results and uses insights gained to refine strategy and execution. Insure technology and techniques used for content development and distribution across digital and mobile platforms are aligned to best practices to optimize SEO.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university – Field of Study: English, journalism or related field.  Ten years total experience required, which includes 10 years of in publishing, journalism or other content-related field. experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://archildrens.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External_Career_Site/job/Little-Rock/Content-Development—Marketing-Director–M-F—Full-Time_R0001302

 

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COPYWRITER

Kirkpatrick Creative / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Do you love writing and have a passion for advertising? Bring your voice to us! Kirkpatrick Creative is currently seeking a versatile, creative copywriter with experience writing across multiple platforms – blog posts, website, print, video scripts, etc. – who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

 

Description:  Conceptualize and create editorial calendars.  Assist in developing the brand voice for client marketing materials.  Write and edit diverse copy for our client’s cross-channel advertising and marketing needs including monthly blogs, video and radio scripts, website content, ads and other marketing materials.  Optimize all content for search engines.  Respond to feedback in a timely manner.  Work within tight deadlines.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field or relative work experience.  Two or more (2+) years experience developing content for a variety of mediums — including digital and social media.  Advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite and/or Google Apps.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://kirkpatrickcreative.com/careers/copywriter/

 

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CORPORATE ADVERTISING COPYWRITER

Dillards / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The copywriter plays a very important role within Dillard’s in-house creative department, creating compelling advertising copy to promote Dillard’s merchandise in various advertising pieces. Works closely with copy and graphic design teams to write copy for Dillard’s advertising pieces, including: signs, emails, direct mail, etc.  Proofs work for factual and grammatical accuracy.  Accurately produces all work in accordance with Dillard’s copy and legal standards, while meeting all deadlines.  Maintains a strong understanding of Dillard’s brands, customer profiles and broader fashion industry trends.

 

Requirements:  Degree in journalism, English, advertising, communication or a related subject.  One year writing or editing copy for a publication or advertising.

 

Preferred:  Preferred candidates will possess working knowledge of Adobe InDesign.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  https://careers.dillards.com/Careers/Corporate

 

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CRM ADMINISTRATOR

Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  17-105

 

Summary:  The Salesforce.com CRM Administrator will be the primary point of contact for multiple user groups and service teams who require maintenance, configuration, reporting, and training. Responsible for interfacing with various teams and producing all the reporting needed on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. This role requires a mix of both deep technical Salesforce experience as well as the ability to train, support, and collaborate with Salesforce users.

 

Description:   Manage the Salesforce.com CRM application: maintain functional areas of data management, contacts, leads, campaigns, opportunities, quotes, dashboards and reports. Maintain user roles, security, profiles, complex workflow rules and configurations. Identify Salesforce usage problems and develop technical and communication plans to remedy. Maintain system metrics to track trends in usage and data integrity. Regularly perform database de-duping and cleanup procedures. Participate in data integration process with other enterprise applications. Manage ongoing support requests and administrative needs of users. Develop reports, dashboards, and processes to continuously monitor data quality and integrity. Provide prompt and complete resolution to technical challenges and business issues. Drive and increase customer adoption and ensure satisfaction. Perform testing on quarterly releases of Salesforce. Stay informed of new Salesforce features and functionality and provide recommendations for process improvements. Train new and existing users on how to use system features and processes. Perform routine review of code, configuration, data, and usage to ensure long-term viability, integrity, and adoption. Make recommendations for enhancements and modifications to improve system performance, efficiency, internal business process, and reporting. 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:  Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field. (Five years work experience in related field may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree. If work experience is substituted it is in addition to stated work experience requirements.)  Three years of SalesForce.com experience. Formal SaleForce.com training and/or certification, i.e. SaleForce.com Administration Essentials (ADM201). Three years of experience implementing and configuring SaleForce.com for 50+ users. Experience with SaleForce.com architecture. Experience using Salesforce data tools (Data Loader, DemandTools, Eclipse Force.com IDE.)  Experience using Salesforce APIs to integrate Salesforce with other tools.

 

Preferred:  Salesforce.com Advanced Administration (ADM301.)  Advanced Excel proficiency (vlookups, macros, solver, regression.)  Experience with a marketing automation platform such as Act-on.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://afmc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=358&company_id=17144&version=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=992273&aid=1

 

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DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

KLRE – KUAR

University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock

Position Number:  P99908

Closing:  October 29

 

Summary:  UA Little Rock Public Radio station KLRE/KUAR is seeking a Development Director. As a member of the KLRE/KUAR leadership team, the Development Director will oversee all fundraising, development, and marketing efforts of UA Little Rock Public Radio, under the supervision of the General Manager. The Development Director will supervise fundraising staff, and assist in strategic planning and assessment of fundraising in the short and long-term. KLRE Classical 90.5 and KUAR 89.1 are listener-supported services of the UA Little Rock College of Social Sciences and Communication, providing classical music and NPR news and cultural programming to roughly 85,000 listeners a week in the Little Rock area. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Design and implement on-air and off-air membership campaigns, special events, and community service projects.  In coordination with the General Manager, Underwriting Coordinator and station leadership team, cultivate and manage relationships with individual donors and underwriters.  Coordinate with the KLRE/KUAR General Manager and the College of Social Sciences and Communication Director of Development and External Relations to cultivate, solicit and steward major gifts.  Design and implement other fundraising projects including, but not limited to telemarketing, solicitations by mail or electronic sources, major gift solicitation, capital campaigns, foundation grants, and planned giving.  Work with Finance Director to develop a budget for both individual giving and underwriting.  Supervise the KLRE/KUAR Underwriting Coordinator.  Develop and manage donor recognition, gift acknowledgement processes, and member communications, including use of social media.  Recruit, train, and supervise staff and volunteers for development efforts and community outreach projects.  Serve as liaison with Friends of KLRE/KUAR and its Board of Directors, including contacting members, scheduling meetings, helping recruit new Board members, coordinating committee work, and advising the Board.  Schedule and evaluate development support staff.  Supervise database management, ensuring that station leadership receives timely and meaningful reports.  Work with finance director and Administrative Specialist to develop and maintain standardized donor information.  Plan, design, and implement special events/projects that provide additional funding, heighten awareness of the stations, and/or serve the community in a significant way.  Work with office leadership team on strategic planning and setting station policies.  Host live fundraising breaks on the air and voice-recorded announcements, as needed.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

Preferred:  Supervisory experience.  Three (3) years experience, with evidence of advancement, in non-profit development, marketing, public relations, volunteer management, sales or a related field.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6699

 

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DIGITAL DESIGNER

Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  431-752

Closing:  October 31

 

Summary:  The Digital Designer uses visual design skills and knowledge of digital media to create engaging experiences for donors, volunteers, and other stakeholders. As an integral part of the Digital Marketing team, this person works collaboratively to communicate the organization’s mission and values through digital storytelling.

 

Description:  Website Design –  Conceive and produce layouts and designs for new web experiences according to project requirements and deadlines. Reimagine existing web experiences to optimize campaign pages, implement new interactive technology, and otherwise improve the experience for website users on an ongoing basis. Design website landing pages for monthly fundraising campaigns that incorporate industry best practices for conversion rate optimization. Incorporate responsive design principles on a daily basis to provide optimal experiences on various screen sizes, with special attention given to mobile devices. Produce and/or edit digital assets such as photos, icons, infographics and other interactive elements required for the implementation of website page designs on a weekly basis. Work collaboratively with web developers, content creators and external agencies on the design and implementation of website experiences as part of weekly sprints. Design Heifer-branded experiences on vendor-hosted platforms on an as-needed basis that take advantage of available options for customization of design and layout.  Digital Advertising Design – Create and edit digital advertisements for distribution on various advertising networks and social media platforms in accordance with International Advertising Bureau (IAB) standards for size and format, meeting campaign-specific deadlines. Collaborate with internal and external team members on a weekly or more frequent basis to develop creative strategies for advertisements in support of marketing campaigns. Social Media, Email & Other Design –  Create and adapt digital assets to support social media posts that align with the social media strategy and calendar in support of omni-channel marketing campaigns. Collaborate with internal and external team members on a weekly or more frequent basis on creative strategy and execution of social media.  Administrative –  Participate in weekly digital marketing sprint planning meetings and retrospectives. Participate in digital marketing team daily standup meetings. Actively monitor and update assigned work in Workfront, or other project management tools used by the organization, on a daily basis. Participate in ad-hoc discovery, strategy and/or creative meetings as needed. Ensure all digital media adheres to Heifer brand standards and guidelines.  May perform other job duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Associate’s degree with three (3) or more years of relevant work experience.  Online portfolio that demonstrates experience in designing and creating innovative and responsive interactive experiences, including websites, digital advertisements, and other digital media.  Ability to effectively communicate your vision and the strategy behind your designs.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in website/graphic design or a related field. Experience working on a web production team following Agile Scrum methodology.  Experience in an in-house creative agency environment.  Experience collaborating with external vendors and consultants.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.heifer.org/about-heifer/careers/view-all-jobs.html

 

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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Harmony Health Clinic / Littel Rock

 

Summary:  The Community Engagement Directoris responsible for managing all initiatives to strengthen the base of fiscal support to sustain the organization’s operations and long-term stability, including but not limited to: annual and special fund drives; major gifts; planned gifts; corporate gifts; special events, stewardship; and grant support as assigned.  The Community Engagement Director is a member of the organization’s leadership team and the staff liaison to the Fundraising Committee of the Board of Directors. This position works closely with the Executive Director and will supervise or work in concert with numerous volunteers and clinic staff who assist the community engagement functions of the organization.

 

Description:  Donor Recruitment, Cultivation, Recognition & Gift Solicitation –  Annual fund and special appeals.  Develops, conducts and manages the organization’s annual holiday appeal and special fund campaigns, including but not limited to: board fundraising, direct mail, special appeals, and capital campaigns.  Designs, implements, manages and monitors strategies for increasing the donor base and amount of funds raised on an annual basis.  Designs and monitors ongoing reporting and acknowledgement systems to measure progress toward fundraising goals and to ensure timely and accurate stewardship and tracking of gifts.  Prepares and presents reports as required to Executive Director and Board of Directors.  Major gifts.  Develops, implements and manages strategies for identifying, researching, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major donors and prospects.  Coordinates prospect research for major gift potential.  Designs, and coordinates donor recognition system, including event and communication tactics.  Manages reporting and tracking to meet internal planning and management needs and external compliance requirements.  Planned giving.  Coordinates the design, marketing, implementation and monitoring of the organization’s planned giving/bequest program in accordance with fiscal and legal requirements.  Manages the cultivation and stewardship of prospects and donors.  Special events.  Designs, implements and manages organizational special events.  Promotes event sponsorship opportunities.  Promotes volunteer opportunities.  Coordinates the cultivation, stewardship and recognition of corporate partners and supporters.  Supports and guides community groups who host events to benefit HHC.  Stewardship.  Provides direction and carries out initiatives to increase the number of people, businesses, civic groups and foundations that are familiar with and actively support the mission of Harmony Health Clinic. Identifies opportunities and develops relationships with strategic partners to secure support for HHC.  In-Kind Gifts.  Provides direction and oversight of HHC’s individual and corporate in-kind contributions.  Designs and coordinates strategies to maximize in-kind support and to acknowledge and reinforce contributions and promote greater affiliation with HHC.  Designs and monitors tracking systems to ensure accurate reporting of corporate support for fiscal and other requirements.  Marketing & Public Relations –  Represents and promotes the mission of HHC in the community.  Forges and maintains positive relations with local print, radio, television and other media.  Manages press contacts and media relationships.  Promotes coverage of HHC special events, organizational milestones, and patient and/or human interest stories.  Ensures external communications and messaging are consistent, crafted with quality and in compliance with organization vision and mission by serving as reviewer and editor of materials used with general public.  Manages and directs all press releases, articles and media presence.  Manages website content and social media outlets.  Creates organizational fact & information sheets for use by volunteers, public.  Writes, edits and coordinates processes involved in the creation and distribution of HHC Quarterly Newsletter.  Writes lead story, patient spotlights, special event features, wish list, and other timely or pertinent news items.  Manages relationship with printer, order printing (if applicable.)  Partners with volunteers who work on lay-out, bulk-mailing organization and distribution (if applicable.)  Creates, Implements, Maintains and Updates the Marketing Plan as needed.  Grant Support – Assists with research and solicitation of federal, state, and local grants as assigned.  Maintains relationship with local foundations.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in related field such as public relations, communications, marketing, nonprofit management or business is suggested. Excellent organizational, personal and written communications skills are mandatory, as is attention to detail. Ability to be self-motivated, a team player, effectively manage multiple projects, to effectively speak in front of large groups is a must. Knowledge of fundraising management tools, Microsoft Office 2007 and other basic computer skills required. One year of supervisory experience is preferred, as is experience leading and partnering with volunteers.Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals, including high level corporate executives and managers is needed.

 

Preferred:  Applicants with three or more (3+) years experience in major gift cultivation, annual or special campaign management, or planned gift cultivation are preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.simplyhired.com/search?q=executive+director&l=little+rock%2C+ar&fdb=lv&job=pOwyiPpZAqWm8v2y5insJf9cFCTFLOptmzDvhO-OXay529fZwMhPaA

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Children’s Advocacy Center of Benton County / Little Flock

 

Summary:  Responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the organization’s fundraising including the major gifts program, annual giving, planned giving, special events, grants and capital campaigns.  The Director of Development works closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in all development and fundraising efforts.   Salary commensurate with experience.

Description:  Serves on administrative leadership team by providing leadership and direction to staff and assisting with strategic planning, budgeting initiatives in addition to problem solving.  Ensure adequate and qualified staff and volunteers to carry out the fundraising activities.  Direct, plan and coordinate the work of the development staff including supervision and evaluation, training and team building.  In consultation with the Executive Director, responsible for the selection, hiring, coaching and discipline of the development staff.   Organize and attend departmental meetings to maintain effective communication. Responsible for the development, implementation, management, and evaluations of all activities related to individual giving. Responsible for the development of a Major Gifts Program, including research, identification of potential donors, developing the case for giving and developing and maintaining relationships. Remain current on all legislation and ethical practices pertaining to fundraising. Maintain current and accurate data on donors in fundraising database and ensure timely distribution of tax receipts. Evaluate and coordinate the organization’s marketing plan, including social media and creation of publications, such as quarterly newsletters, annual report, etc, to support fundraising activities. Manage relationship with graphic designer to provide overall direction of marketing materials such as organization’s newsletter, annual report, end of year appeal, etc. Compile, maintain and report on the annual giving, identifying opportunities and challenges and developing strategies to ensure goals are met. Research and develop funding proposals for charitable foundations, corporate charitable funds, service clubs and other similar funds. Work with administrative leadership team to develop timeline for grants and delegate responsibilities; manage reports submissions. Manage the four signature events of the organization including but not limited to volunteer recruitment, act as lead to the volunteer committee, budget development and management, project plan development, management during each event and evaluation, and solicitation of gifts in kind and sponsorship. Liaise with and support third party fundraising initiatives. Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about the organization with the community. Seek opportunities to find in-kind support and donations to off-set organizational costs. Develop an annual fundraising plan and budget; develop revenue and expense reports for all fundraising events once event is completed.

 

Requirements:  Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or similar field and three years’ experience in a mid-level fundraising position.  Excellent oral, written and organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills.  Ability to work independently and as part of a team.  Sound computer skills including word processing and database management.  Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and occasional weekend.  Must have a valid driver’s license along with a safe motor vehicle record, plus an automobile to carry out job duties.  Ability to lift a minimum of 20 lbs.  Individual must be committed to the vision, mission and purpose of the organization and a willingness to remain knowledgeable of issues related to child abuse.  Must also pass criminal and child maltreatment background checks.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://cacbentonco.com/who-we-are/job-openings.html

 

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DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Goodwill of Arkansas is currently hiring a Director of IT to oversee all Information Technology infrastructure for Goodwill of Arkansas.  The director is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all IT functions at the location. This includes directing all IT operations to meet customer requirements as well as the support and maintenance of existing applications and development of new technical solutions. Must possess exceptional knowledge of SQL and Windows & Mac Operating Systems. Basic knowledge of UNIX operating Systems, Hyper-V, Veeam, WAN technologies and Wireless. Demonstrated ability to think creatively and provide technical solutions.

 

Description:  Analyzes complex business needs presented by the user community and/or Executive Leadership and recommends technical solutions.  Ensures the operational availability, consistency and maintainability of existing systems, hardware, software and applications by creating, maintaining, and enforcing standards/procedures for implementing technical solutions.  Assist the Executive Team define the IT-related business goals and requirements of the organization and create IT policies in response to those.  Manage IT staff by recruiting, training and coaching employees, communicating job expectations and appraising their performance.  Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems through the efforts the IT Team and IT Partners.  Proactively identify problematic areas, develop and implement strategic solutions in a timely manner.  Work to preserve assets, information security and control structures including the organizations IT asset management through asset tagging, issuing and auditing.  Oversees the planning and management of the company’s telephone system and manages company-wide upgrade efforts.  Oversees the management of organization help desk activities and resolves escalated issues if necessary.  Helps establish, build and maintain relationships with vendors in conjunction with organizational leadership in the support of organizational goals and strategic plan.  Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Preferred:  Microsoft Server Certification

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH & LEARNING

Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  430-752

Closing:  October 31

 

Summary:  The main function of the Director of Research and Learning is to develop and direct the organization’s research and learning agenda with the design and supervision of innovative large and smaller scale studies, both quantitative and qualitative in nature, which contributes to Heifer’s thought leadership, positioning in the global context, and answers key programmatic questions that affect investments.

 

Description:   1.  Develop strategic research and learning agenda with input from cross-divisional teams that will contribute to programmatic learning and organizational strategy and thought leadership.  Complete and present for approval yearly research agenda with resources clearly defined to conduct such research. Complete draft agendas for 2-years in advance to ensure proper planning and strategic direction for Heifer’s research approach.  2.  Identify evaluation expertise to conduct high quality industry standard research.  Complete two (2) full request for proposal processes yearly at a minimum to identify qualified vendors/candidates who meet scope, schedule, and cost requirements.  Ensure that final deliverables are of high quality, rigor, and integrity that Heifer can use for sharing with internal and external audiences.   3.  Cultivate relationships with research universities and others investing in research in our industry including membership groups to leverage funds and research knowledge to position Heifer on the leading edge of community-led, social capital, market-driven approaches to sustainable livelihoods.  Cultivate five (5) new relationships with potential research partners within the industry on a yearly basis at a minimum.  Leverage funds and/or expertise with at least 1 new research partner on a yearly basis.  4.  Ensure results of research is made available to both internal and external audiences packaged to ensure optimum use and learning results from such research investments.  Package research results and present to heifer staff at a minimum 3 times during the fiscal year including the fundraising teams, programs, monitoring and evaluation, and senior leadership.  Present at a minimum of two (2) workshops/platforms/conferences during the year to highlight Heifer’s presence in industry wide led research initiatives and contributions.  Intentionally integrate research findings into project design and rigor for project metrics by meeting with programs teams and monitoring, evaluation, and learning teams on a frequent basis to discuss findings and opportunities.  May perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in relevant area of expertise pertaining to evaluation design and methodology or the equivalent.  Minimum of eight (8) years of direct relevant experience in the international development field with specific experience related to designing research methodologies, oversight of external evaluations, and directly designing and conducting evaluations.

 

Preferred:   Directed large research initiatives within the international development field in the areas of agriculture, nutrition, women’s empowerment, social inclusion, inclusive business growth.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.heifer.org/about-heifer/careers/view-all-jobs.html

 

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DIRECTOR OF WOMEN’S BASKETBALL / STUDENT ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT

Womens Athletics – Basketball

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  October 25

 

Summary:  Under the supervision of the head women’s basketball coach this position will assist the student athletes in the women’s basketball program with, coordination of housing and daily scheduling, assist in planning and implementing of programming to develop life skills, assist in monitoring academic progress, design and monitor the execution of community service opportunities, serve as liaison to University departments and personnel as assigned, perform administrative and public relations duties as assigned by head and assistant coaches.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Experience with Division I collegiate basketball as a player, administrator, or coach.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Experience working at a Division I institution.  At least one year playing experience at a professional level.  At least two years of coaching experience within the collegiate, high school, or club level.  Experience as an SEC student-athlete.  Experience with the University of Arkansas women’s basketball program as it relates to donors, supporters, and public relations events.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23091

 

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EDITOR / ASSIGNMENT DESK

KFSM – KXNW

Hearst Television / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2017-46478

 

Summary:  5 NEWS is looking for a competitive news editor to work in our Fort Smith newsroom and cover River Valley news. Our Assignment Editor is in charge of the day-to-day newsgathering and operations. We’re looking for an experienced news hound who knows how to look beyond the press releases, get information quickly and dig up stories.  The Assignment Editor will gather news, make assignments, deal with logistics and write news stories for on-air and online. This is gathering news and information for a full team of competitive journalists doing news on two stations (including the top rated station in the market.)  Curiosity is a must. You must be a motivated self-starter who is willing to hustle and to develop enterprise stories. We are looking for someone who is persistent and won’t give up when calls aren’t returned.

 

Description:  Follow the news. Keep up-to-date and be knowledgeable about general developments and trends in the viewing area and ensure that new story ideas are generated for use in all newscasts.  Don’t miss stories, and be aggressive when news breaks.  Must be willing to use social media to break news and post stories and information to the website.  Monitor breaking news, and make decisions about how to cover big stories, including allocating news resources.  Develop news contacts, and know who to call and how to get information quickly.  Contribute story ideas and assign reporters and photographers to stories.  Coordinate work between reporters, photographers, editors and producers.  Handle special projects assigned by the News Director and Executive Producer.  Must be able to work a flexible schedule depending on news events.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  A journalism degree or equivalent is preferred and/or two years work experience.  Two years experience in news reporting or gathering.  Must be able to type and use a computer.  This job requires listening to police scanners constantly.

 

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

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
Division of Advancement

Henderson State University / Arkadelphia

 

Summary:  Henderson State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Executive Director of Marketing and Communications. This is a full-time position as Henderson’s chief marketing and communications officer, responsible for the development of strategies to enhance the university’s reputation locally, regionally and nationally. The Director will report to the Vice President for University Advancement and will work collaboratively with the President. The Executive Director serves as the university’s spokesperson and plans and directs Henderson’s marketing and communications activities, including publications, graphic design, photography, advertising, public relations, media relations, and website development.   The Executive Director advances the university’s mission through brand marketing that is cohesive and communicated in traditional communications and marketing disciplines, social media, digital, and event marketing to support an array of university activities, including admissions, fundraising, alumni relations, student life, and academic affairs. The executive director is responsible for managing advertising and marketing budgets, strategically selecting opportunities to pursue and demonstrating the ROI on these investments. The Executive Director will manage media relations and supervise a small team in a collaborative, fast-paced, and diverse work environment.  Review of applications will begin on Monday, Nov. 13 and continue until the position is filled. The final applicant for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including a criminal background check pursuant to university policy.  The applicant will also be required to provide official transcripts to Human Resources.  Under the provisions of the Arkansas’ Freedom of Information Act, applications are subject to public inspection upon written request.

 

Requirements:  Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff and students. In pursuit of this commitment, the successful candidate will possess a degree from an accredited university in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Fine Arts, Graphic Design or a related field and have a minimum of 5 years of professional experience leading communications, marketing, publications or public relations efforts in a college or university setting.  The successful candidate will also have excellent oral and written communication skills, a commitment to diversity, and to serving the needs of a diverse population. Prior supervisory experience, the ability to speak effectively to external audiences, and an understanding of the unique nature of higher education are also required for the position. The position will also entail occasional travel and the ability to work during evenings and weekends as needed.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  In a single PDF format include:  a letter of application; resume; unofficial transcript(s); and three current references emailed to:

 

Carrie Roberson

Chair, EDMC Search Committee

robersc@hsu.edu

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGN SPECIALIST

Arkansas Department of Transportion / Little Rock

Req. Number:  11378

Closing:  October 26

 

Summary:  As an integral team member of the Public Information Office, the Graphic Design Specialist is responsible for producing digital creative content for a range of purposes for the Commission and the Department.

 

Description:  Provide digital creative content for the Department’s internal and external publications.  Coordinate with the Creative Services Manager to determine digital creative project scope and proof of concept development.  Communicate directly with internal / external stakeholders, examining strategies to meet project goals.  Collaborate with the Print Services Coordinator to ensure final product QA/QC.  Contribute digital creative services for additional Public Information Office initiatives including Internet, social media, presentations, trade shows and other internal / external functions.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to the area of responsibility. Five years of professional-level graphic production and art design or related area work experience. Two years of professional-level web design or related area experience. Exceptional computer skills with strong proficiencies in Adobe Creative Cloud software products. Ability to work quickly with frequently shifting priorities and deadlines. Impeccable attention to detail with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Results-oriented and driven to execute with a high level of accuracy in tight timeframes. Process-oriented and highly organized with an ability to keep projects on schedule.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://wfa.kronostm.com/index.jsp?locale=en_US&applicationName=ArkansasStateHighwayTransportationDepartmentReqExt&SEQ=jobDetails&POSTING_ID=80117357732

 

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KNOWLEDGE & SHARING MANAGER
Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  422-752
Closing:  October 20

 

Summary:  The main function of the  Knowledge and Sharing Manager position is to champion organization-wide knowledge documentation and cross departmental sharing enabling the organization’s core strengths, information, and experience to be shared internally and packaged for specific external audiences as appropriate.

 

Description:   1.  Organize, and make accessible, existing evidence of results, impact, programmatic models, tools and technical information organization-wide.  Heifer’s information needs for knowledge documentation and sharing are quickly assessed, prioritized and delivered according to agreed timelines. Dependable and quality information, data and interpreted results are surfaced from field offices and systems for current or past project reports and evaluations are made available to meet staff needs. Winning programmatic themes defined, and knowledge generated, documented and shared across the organization taking both historical information and industry trends/standards into consideration for Heifer’s future positioning for external funds and partnerships. Documented tools packaged to meet requirements of varied stakeholders and users across the organization;  working with Heifer staff and when appropriate consultants, playing the role of writer, facilitator or coordinator as needed to get the job done.  2.  Build and maintain active repository of program, project and thematic learning documents; make accessible and available to Heifer staff for use in project design and improvement, proposal development, reporting, communications, and positioning.  Thematic knowledge documentation organized and maintained in searchable and accessible location with up to date and significant knowledge recorded to organizational memory. Shared across countries and departments, for new business proposal writing and for reporting.  Internal Heifer staff resources and external contractors are coordinated and managed, where working in support of documentation, knowledge management and sharing.  Data integration for knowledge management and sharing purposes is closely coordinated with the Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Systems team, through current or past project data and completed evaluations.  System requirements identified and developed that optimize and integrate with other systems, including Laserfiche and the learning library, to increase the effective and efficient handling of internal documentation and sharing. Act as the business owner of technology solutions for KM initiatives.  3.  Stimulate and catalyze the use of data, documentation, evidence and information for learning, adaptation, and continuous improvement – building systematic “habit-forming” processes and capacities.  Templates and guidance for documentation practices and protocols, deployed organization-wide to encourage an increasingly systematic capture and sharing of knowledge.  Engaging practices and methodologies deployed to build organizational capabilities in how to use Knowledge Management tools and approaches. Guide staff to know where knowledge is located and who connects people with knowledge seekers in the organization.  Protocol and guidance drafted and launched that integrates knowledge and sharing practices with roles and responsibilities organization-wide.  4.  Facilitate, secure, and socialize the capture of tacit knowledge then codify, share and support application in program work.  Thematic specialists, cross-cutting teams and communities of practice supported in knowledge capture and standardization in areas relevant to the organization’s growth and future enhanced performance.  Clearly defined needs captured and used to drive knowledge and documentation requirements for future learning agendas within specific countries, cross-learning, strategic initiatives, and positioning for external funding.  May perform other job-related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Master’s Degree, plus six (6) years of direct relevant experience with knowledge management, organizational learning of foreign assistance development activities or other related fields and five (5) years related management experience.

 

Preferred:  Advanced degree in international development, communication, social sciences, or similar area of interest.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.heifer.org/about-heifer/careers/view-all-jobs.html

 

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LOCAL EVENTS COORDINATOR

Rescue / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Rescue is seeking a Local Events Coordinator experienced in planning, promoting and executing events to country teens in Arkansas. This candidate will execute 10-12 country events from October 2017 – July 2018 as well as recruit and supervise a local team of brand ambassadors (13-18 year olds) to attend the local events. The candidate is responsible for executing country events at local venues throughout the state of Arkansas. The strategy focuses on mud bogs, rodeos, street promotions, social media, branded clothing and other country scene-specific tactics.

 

Description:  Recruit and coordinate a team of brand ambassadors.  Oversee brand ambassadors and photographer onsite.  Set up and oversee Down and Dirty table and/or tent at every event.  Ensure all events are properly executed by following event run of show provided by the Down and Dirty Events Manager.  Ensure proper data collection protocol and data validity.  Submit collected contact cards and tracking sheets to Down and Dirty Events Manager after each event.  Submit event assessment including photos to Events Manager after each event.  Provide content related to the local country scene to Events Manager to be posted on social outlets.  Partner with Events Manager to host trainings and meetups with Brand Ambassadors throughout the length of the role.  Oversee Down and Dirty setup materials and promotional items and keep storage unit clean and organized.  Accurately represent the brand both at events and offsite.

 

Requirements:  Identifies with the country lifestyle as they may get a little “Down and Dirty.”  Personable with strong communication skills.  Great time management.  Previous event experience.  Ability to travel throughout the state.  Detail-orientated to execute run of show marketing deliverables onsite.  Believes in the freedom of living tobacco free.  Organized and can work independently.  Experience planning and promoting events.  Experience with online promotions and social networking.  Ability to react quickly during event times as challenges arise while maintaining brand standards.

 

Preferred:  Non-tobacco-use is highly preferred because we only have tobacco-free environments and also to be consistent with our tobacco prevention campaign goals.  Experience supervising and managing a small team.  Strong networking background.  Experience working with venue management.  Experience working with youth ages 13-18.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://rescueagency.com/careers/position-description/?gnk=job&gni=8a78819e5ecb673e015f07cd515809f6

 

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MANAGER OF CONGREGATIONAL RELATIONS

Baptist Health / Little Rock

Req. Number:  71136

 

Summary:  Responsible for the Congregational Health Partnership by enrolling Congregations and their clergy into a network that offers support and care for those hospitalized from their congregations when they return home. Will recruit, train, educated volunteer liasions and clergy, and is repsonsible for oversight and implementation of the program and services for enrolled congregates upon admission to a Baptist Health facility.

 

Requirements:  Graduate degree in ministry or business field.  Two units of Clinical Pastoral Education from an accredited program.  Membership in a Baptist Church in Arkansas.  Substantial experience in business or vocational/congregational life.

 

Preferred:  Five years ministry experience. Entrepreneurial skills/ business startup skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/bhark/#/job/2902

 

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MARKETING COORDINATOR

Jason International / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  Manage all aspects of the company’s marketing department and related matters including:  desktop publishing; coordination of marketing programs; event organization; public relations; presentation and brochure development.  The ideal candidate must possess exceptional interpersonal and organization skills, as well as strong attention to detail.

 

Description:  Coordination, proof reading, and production of sales catalogs, product literature, brochures, product owner’s manuals and other promotional materials.  Accountable for maintaining control of all company product and sales artwork, original photographs, layouts, designs, color separations, as well as any advertising and promotional material regardless of whether they are kept at the factory, at the advertising agency or in transit to advertisers or customers.  Responsible for creation and coordination of the revision of price lists to assure proper inclusion and pricing of product improvements, modifications and new products.  Produces technical sheet layouts to a print ready format in coordination with the Engineering Department.  Regularly communicates with manufacturer’s representatives concerning marketing events and publicity.  Administers the Co-op advertising program and reviews all Co-op advertising claims.

 

Requirements:  BA in marketing or related field.  Two or more (2+) years of experience.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, illustrator, Flash, and Acrobat.)  Excellent written, verbal, public presentation/communication skills and strong interpersonal skills required.  Ability to interface with all levels of management and employees.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

https://www.simplyhired.com/search?q=public+relations&l=little+rock%2C+ar&fdb=lv&job=SKAfvZJ3ddVMR5XuDC3VBsmVDtJ_vd6qgzmp6SBkI2PBCh7h7MtNDg

 

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MARKETING TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR

Communications & Direct Marketing

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

Req. Number:  R0001276

 

Summary:  The Director of Marketing Technology reports to the Vice President of Strategic Marketing. He/She directs and manages the development, implementation and adoption of marketing technology platforms and solutions in support of marketing initiatives including web, intranet, mobile, CRM, social, and search. Insures an optimal digital customer experience, aligned to the Arkansas Children’s brand, for consumers, patients and their families, employees and physicians. Identifies best practices, celebrates success and models change. Communicates comfortably with all levels of the organization.

 

Description:  Actively Supports/Advances  Quality Work Plan Making ACH Better –  Develops quality improvement processes that include goals and performance targets. Plans, implements and evaluates specific improvement activities. Obtains and uses data to drive and support quality improvement initiatives. Communicates the quality work plan to staff and incorporates changes to support the effectiveness of the plan. Leads and supports ongoing activities that promote safe practices and a safe environment. Promotes the use of Safety Tracker and internal reporting tools for proper recording of safety issues. Manages staff compliance with requirements for CMS, Joint Commission and other regulatory bodies. Monitors proper documentation for meeting regulatory compliance standards related. CMS, Joint Commission and other regulatory bodies. Uses information gathered from staff reporting to help guide, direct and revise improvement activities. Holds self and staff accountable for assigned duties as reflected in performance evaluation processes.  Holds staff accountable for compliance with safety practices, policies and regulations. Deliberately incorporates front-line staff into existing groups and meetings to engage all levels of staff in improvement activities.  Supports and allocates time/resources for the development of staff in building competence in improvement activities. Participates in advanced leadership development and training in quality improvement processes.  Talent Management – Build effective teams by attracting highly skilled workers, integrate new staff to their jobs and into the organization, and develops and retains skilled workers to meet current and future business objectives.  Coordinates a hiring and selection process that is fair and equitable in its evaluation and placement of the most qualified individuals for meeting job-specific and departmental needs.  Recognizes talent and hires the best people from inside or outside of ACH.  Follows fair and equitable hiring and selection processes in accordance with ACH policy and procedures.  Maximizes resources to provide employees with tools, resources and an environment to succeed.  Creates a climate in which people feel valued and want to do their best.  Engages direct reports, team or project members in work/projects.  Provides timely information people need to know to do their jobs.  Fosters shared-decision making.  Assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions with clear objectives and measures.  Distributes workload appropriately and holds staff accountable for performance standards.  Maintains two-way dialogue with others on work and results.  Treats direct reports equitably; acts fairly.  Speaks openly and honestly.  Accepts feedback openly and takes responsibility for own actions.  Addresses problems timely and provides “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others.  Takes corrective action when necessary.  Implements development plans for employees that will strengthen current and future capabilities and enable them to contribute fully in their job role and the organization.  Engages in coaching and mentoring techniques for successful succession planning.  Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments to staff.  Assesses individual challenges and deficits while encouraging staff to accept developmental opportunities.  Assist staff in constructing development paths based on individual career goals.  Fiscal Management & Resource Utilization – Prepares, justifies and administers departmental and program budgets.  Understands the hospital’s financial processes.  Manages department/program financial processes to ensure alignment with strategic goals.  Takes ownership of key planning, budgeting and forecasting processes for areas of responsibility.  Monitors financial performance through key indicators.  Succeeds in achieving maximum results with budgeted resources.  Maximizes and manages allocated resources to achieve desired departmental and program results (staffing, space, equipment and supplies.)  Develops and implements systems, procedures and processes in order to improve financial management in areas of responsibility.  Prioritizes resource utilization against key indicators and operational needs.  Uses cost-benefit and value thinking to set or change priorities.  Holds self and others accountable for operating within annual budgets.  Engages staff in efficient utilization of resources and reduction of waste.  Leads strategies to improve financial performance for assigned areas and hospital, including expenses, revenue and productivity.  Instills financial management accountability through better accounting of assets and liabilities, accurate tracking of expenses and revenue.  Implements strong controls to mitigate waste, fraud, and abuse.  Drives improved quality through improved efficiency at lower costs.  Promotes innovations to preserve or extend the life span of products or processes.  Identifies and implements other avenues to achieve financial savings and improved service delivery, including initiating changes in processes and programs that are not functioning to the highest capacity.  Marketing – Serves as a marketing advisor on the role of digital technologies within the marketing ecosystem. Leads digital customer “evangelism” initiatives within marketing.  Defines scope, recommended approach, strategies, and plans for the application, integration and adoption of digital marketing technologies and platforms.  Leads the creation, design and development of all of Arkansas Children’s websites; collaborates to establish best practices; manages and prioritizes digital projects from planning through deployment ensuring appropriate communication throughout the project; supports integration of technologies including social platforms, chat, and video to meet objectives.  Codifies and publishes formal frameworks and methodologies for approaching digital marketing platforms, channels and solutions. Establishes metrics and monitors ongoing performance to insure objectives are met.  Serve as a resource for marketing and creative teams in the development of insight- driven digital strategies from opportunity identification through to experience definition.  Leads search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM) initiatives including analytics, analysis, link building, content and domain strategies; defines the web strategy, technical requirements and website specifications; develops and manages processes to endure optimal presentation and website performance; collaborates with marketing, brand development, and other partners to plan, execute and optimize campaigns across multiple digital channels; measures and reports ROI.  Leads and mentors teams; establishes clear goals and expectations; evaluates and identifies optimal performance for staff within a team environment.  Forges, establishes, and manages vendor relationships as appropriate.

 

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in IT, development, marketing, and or related discipline or equivalent.  Ten years total experience required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://archildrens.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External_Career_Site/job/Little-Rock/Marketing-Technology-Director–M-F–8a-5p–Full-time_R0001276

 

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MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  9247

 

Summary:  KATV is seeking a Master Control Operator. The ideal candidate must be versatile and capable of learning specialized software applications and have an aptitude for operating electronic equipment. You must have great attention to detail, excellent computer skills, and must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

 

Description:  Broadcast Operations including setting up, controlling and monitoring television broadcast equipment to transmit television programs and commercials to the viewing audience.  On-air switching, dubbing and transferring programs.  Gathering satellite feeds for broadcast use.  Preparation and operation of equipment (before, during and after live newscasts.)  Support the production of newscasts and other live or taped programming for television and multi-platform use

Support operation of the station by assisting Engineering, News, and other departments.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:   Previous experience as a Master Control Operator is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=8632&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR  (part-time)

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

 

Summary:  KHBS/KHOG has an opening for a part-time Master Control Operator. This position works out of the Rogers, AR studio. Monitor the on air streams for KHBS, KHOG, and the Arkansas CW television channels. Tune in satellite and microwave feeds. Ingest commercials into automation system. Monitor transmitters and fill out FCC logs.

 

Description:  Operate Harris automation equipment.  Monitor on air streams.  Coordinate live and taped programming for broadcast.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma or GED.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/television/jobs/master-control-operator-669

 

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MEDICAID COMMUNITY OUTREACH & MARKETING MANAGER

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield / Little Rock

Req. Number:  R0001335

 

Summary:  The Community Outreach and Marketing Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships and programs with community based organizations (CBOs), county and city government agencies, disability associations, 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:  Identifying community based organizations, available programs and community assets that support population health management programs and social determinants of health.  Developing working relationships, programs and agreements or Memorandums of Understanding to coordinate with community services with care managers, members and families.  Collaborating with care coordination teams and member or families to access services or conduct health promotion events.  Collaborate with partner marketing departments to prepare and execute marketing plans.  Preparing and presenting high quality and impactful communications to all audiences as well as internal management.  Conduct events, orientations and training about population health and community based programs.  Support enterprise goals to establish the business entity as preferred organization in the market.   The incumbent will require approximately 65% and some overnight travel throughout Arkansas.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in sociology, psychology, communications, public relations, or  business 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 with business/program development.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree.  Experience performing these functions for individuals with developmental disabilities.  Knowledge of social services systems/community resources, and community based providers.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://arkbluecross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ABCBS_External_Careers/job/Little-Rock-AR/Medicaid-Community-Outreach-and-Marketing-Manager_R0001335-1

 

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MULTI-MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  Ability to think and lead strategically.  Proven problem solver.  Effective driver of integrated revenue (television plus digital.)  Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.

 

Preferred:  One to two (1-2) years business to business sales experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Media-Account-Executive/J3L68869WQ03XZ9RJ6M/

 

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MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 is looking for a hard-working, team-oriented Multi-Media Journalist who is serious about their career. If you seek near-constant constructive feedback, please apply. If you need help writing compelling anchor lead-ins, please apply. If your reporting portfolio is lacking live shot experience, please apply. You will be surrounded by a newsroom of 50 others who work together each day to create the best content in town, broadcast and digital. You will be expected to bring “real” story ideas to each morning meeting. You will be expected to tweet and post stories, every day. You will be expected to break stories. In return, we will make you the reporter you always wanted to be. If your desire is to move up to a larger market, Gannett owns properties all over and you will be in the pipeline. So, get us that reel and resume, we are waiting to hear from you.

 

Description:  Live reporting.  Video photography & non-linear editing.  Understanding of all social elements.  Able to work with an energetic multimedia team.  Generate and suggest compelling stories every day.  Write, produce, update stories for all platforms, including written and visual content.

 

Requirements:  Qualifications include a degree in Journalism or related field and one to three (1-3) years of experience is preferred. A valid driver’s license and good driving record is required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume with references and video of work via web link or DVD.

 

https://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/MMJ/J3H3XZ6VTVJY15FC6V5/

 

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PHOTOGRAPHER

KFSM – KXNW

Hearst Television / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2017-46448

 

Summary:  5 NEWS is looking for a motivated, competitive, hard-working full-time news photographer to join our team.  We’re looking for someone who can prove they are not afraid to hustle and be aggressive when it comes to daily and breaking news coverage.  Experience and working knowledge of digital videography and non-linear editing is a must. Photographers shoot with Sony EX3 cameras and edit video with Final Cut Pro. This candidate must also be familiar with new technology that enables news organizations to shoot and transmit live pictures with or without microwave or satellite equipment.

 

Description:  Insures sound and picture quality of all stories shot.  Works alone or with a reporter or field producer to shoot and edit the stories for broadcast.  Operates ENG microwave van, and SNG satellite trucks.  Must be knowledgeable of non-linear digital editing and related programs.  The ability to read maps, and navigate quickly.  Maintains inventory of all assigned equipment and responsible for its up-keep.  Examines, maintains, and performs routine maintenance of any assigned vehicle.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent Television work experience.  Incumbent must have the ability to shoot video in all kinds of environments and edit under deadline. Ability to operate ENG Microwave equipment, drive vehicle and set up tripods, etc. Knowledge of how cameras and accessories operate to troubleshoot and perform minor repairs and maintenance in field, if necessary. Exercise car maintenance (oil changes, cleanliness, etc.) Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one). Must be willing to submit to a background check. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

 

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

 

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PLANNING / PRESERVATION DIRECTOR

Capitol Zoning District Commission / Little Rock

Position Number:  22095197

Closing:  October 27

 

Summary:  The Capitol Zoning District (CZD) Planning and Preservation Director is responsible for managing the agency’s preservation activities and operations, disseminating technical information, and monitoring the properties in both areas of the Capitol Zoning District. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

 

Description:  Maintains regular contact with district residents and property owners through surveys, meetings, and publications. Answers questions and disseminates technical information to citizens, developers, engineers, architects, and other individuals regarding CZD ordinances and procedures for obtaining permits. Conducts pre-application conferences with applicants, reviews and analyzes applications, issues permits, seeks to resolve potential problems or conflicts, compiles materials required for review by the CZDC, writes comprehensive reports on each application, develops agendas for and attends all CZDC and advisory committee meetings, ensures public notices are sent out, prepares monthly activity reports for the Commission, and testifies in court cases, as required. Works in coordination with the City of Little Rock planning, zoning, and permit offices. Maintains all property inventory records and property database and insures that the historical records of the work of the CZDC are maintained. Handles complaints or violations of the CZD ordinance and master plan. Conducts periodic drive-through inspections of the CZD to ensure that compliance with the ordinance is being maintained. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in urban planning, historic preservation, architecture or a related field; plus two years of experience in urban planning, zoning, or a related field, including one year in a supervisory capacity.

 

Preferred:  Masters or doctorate degree in related field. AICP Certification preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=9904bdbbb8551422aa6a99bd98d2481b&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=1066&jobid=94922

 

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PLANNING SPECIALIST

Arkansas Department of Emergency Management / North Little Rock

Positon Number:  22088848

Closing:  October 20

 

Summary:  The Planning Specialist is responsible for researching, reviewing, and evaluating state programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

 

Description:  Researches and reviews applicable legislation and/or similar programs, analyzes data, and compiles information for use in the development of state plans and programs. Maintains and updates agency program plans, writes newsletters, brochures, and articles for publication, and provides information for news releases. Monitors and evaluates the implementation of plans and programs to ensure compliance with program guidelines. Conducts and/or assists in presentations, at meetings and workshops, dealing with program related issues. May assist program participants in writing grant proposals and monitoring and approving grant activities and expenditures. Serves as liaison to help establish working relationships between local, state, and federal agencies. Prepares and submits various activity and program-related reports. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business management or a related field; plus one year of experience in program planning, grants processing, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

Preferred:  Experience implementing and/or utilizing some or all of the following federal exercise programs: the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP), the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEEP), the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program (REPP) and/or the Comprehensive Exercise Curriculum and Exercise Program (CEC/EP). Must have excellent MS Office skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=9904bdbbb8551422aa6a99bd98d2481b&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=133&jobid=94941

 

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PROGRAM COORDINATOR

College of Medicine – Internal Medicine/Hem-Onc Admin

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-39761

Closing:  October 23

 

Summary:  The Program Coordinator will assist the Division Director, Division Administrator and faculty as needed. They will also be the first point of contact for the office.

 

Description:  Assist the Division Director in planning meetings, keeping calendar up to date, preparing letters, documents, etc., preparing documentation for the annual faculty review process; assist division faculty in coordinating weekly, monthly and annual meetings; assists the Division Administrator in gathering or preparing information for reports and meetings and prepares minutes from meetings. The incumbent will be responsible for ordering item such as office supplies, maintenance requests etc., as well as, request reimbursements with Division Administrator approval via requisition within SAP and Foundation providing all required forms for processing; serve as travel administrator assisting with the travel needs of faculty or annual conferences. Meeting all deadlines set forth by the Dean of the College of Medicine.  Organizes the Division’s periodic lectures and RASCO Symposium. This includes inviting and arranging travel for the speaker; arranging lecture location, AV support, etc.; planning itineraries, announcing the lecture location via calendar lists, emails and posting flyers; ordering and serving lunch for lecture attendees and submitting CME reports. This also includes maintaining CME accreditation through UAMS Continuing Education Office.  Assist the Division Director in recruiting efforts for new faculty members within the division. This includes arranging initial phone interviews, offering invitations to visit UAMS, making travel arrangements and preparing detailed itineraries, arranging speaking engagements and organizing any details related to the visit, escorting visitors, requesting reimbursement invoices and processing requisitions in SAP, etc. This also includes working with the Divisions Fellowship Coordinator to arrange interviews between fellowship periods for candidates and the division faculty. This position also requires updating and submitting the weekly/monthly conference schedules and will assist the Division Administrator by maintaining leave records, appointment calendars and prioritizing incoming correspondence. The incumbent will also serve as administrative support on special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma/GED, plus seven (7) years administrative and program coordination experience;  OR, a baccalaureate degree in business or a related field, plus (3) three years experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/39761/program-coordinator/job?hub=6

 

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PROGRAM MANAGER

TRI – Community Engagement

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-40310

Closing:  November 11

 

Summary:  The TRI Program Manager will work closely with the Community Engagement (CE) component leadership to develop, implement, and coordinate activities. He/she will be responsible for utilizing resources efficiently and effectively to execute the component directives and objectives. The Program Manager will facilitate lay, practice and research partnerships and is the focal point for communications and dissemination of information to lay community members and others.

 

Description:  Participate in the development and implementation of activities designed to achieve TRI component goals and objectives, by supporting policies, procedures and priorities, and developing strategies for achieving short, medium and long term goals as established collaboratively for TRI.  Participate in planning, development, coordination, and implementation of systems that promote and enhance the mission, goals and objectives of the TRI component.  Use qualitative and quantitative methods to identify community attitudes regarding public health problems.  Coordinate educational events and community workshops to address interests and priorities as identified by the TRI Community Engagement Steering Committee and support implementation of translational research activities.  Conduct forums or focus groups in communities participating in TRI initiatives.  Help advance a community-relevant research agenda that complements interests and expertise or potential partners in the health practice and academic communities.  Foster long-term collaboration with partners.  Work with academic, practice and lay community partners to develop research partnerships and grant applications.  Facilitate networking between different communitybased organizations.  Attend community-based events and programs.  Assist with cross-component integration of TRI activities and national CTSA consortium activities.  Interfacing with TRI programs within the participating schools and colleges: Medicine & Public Health, Nursing, Pharmacy, and with Communities to identify, collect and analyze TRI program needs and ways to collaborate with these entities.  Facilitate access to education programs that address community priorities.  Provide guidance and consultation to investigators regarding the component’s resources available.  Prepare presentation material and background documentation, maintain accurate documentation of metrics and other component activities.  Assist with drafting component-specific annual progress reports.  Other job-related duties as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in public health or a related field plus 4 years of experience in public health, program management, health services research, public/community relations, research coordination, project coordination or management in a non-profit or academic setting. Additional years of job related education may be substituted for experience.

 

Preferred:  MPH or MA/MS in a health related field.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/40310/program-manager/job?hub=6

 

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PROGRAM OFFICER / INVESTMENT PROGRAMS

Heifer International / Little Rock (or Washington DC)

Tracking Code:  401-752

Closing:  October 31

 

Summary:  Support the deployment of new programmatic interventions utilizing financial and investment approaches to increase the impact of Heifer International’s programs. Support the institution’s organizational capacity development through staff training to serve and support the Accelerate Objective.  Supports the development of financial intervention tools including Heifer Ventures, Impact Investing, Loan Guarantees and other financial services. The person in this position will report directly to the Senior Vice President of Investment programs.

 

Description:   1) Lead and the information gathering process in coordination with program teams (HQ and Field) related to specific investment opportunities.  Complete due diligence, analysis and recommendation on 10 deals.  2) Support strategic organizational relationships supporting the organizations growth objectives in programs and investments.  Cultivate and develop three Donor/Investor relationships per year.  3) Coordinate the analysis and recommendation and the subsequent development of information packet supporting individual investments.  Support the completion of the approval and closing process for five deals.  4) Support program design activities related to financial services and investment strengthening Heifer’s Value Chain development.  Support the integration of Access to Finance initiatives for 3 existing Heifer programs.  5) Lead and test the development of new innovative finance models supporting Heifer Accelerate Program.  Develop and propose at least one new finance model per year.  6) Support new business development activities intended to leverage the organizations existing financial, technical and relationships assets in winning new project funding.   Support three new business proposals supporting the integration of Impact Ventures approaches.  7) May perform other job-related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field plus 5 years’ job-related experience. Business and financial analysis skills.

 

Preferred:  MBA or Master’s degree in related field.  Five (5) years of experience in agriculture finance.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.heifer.org/about-heifer/careers/view-all-jobs.html

 

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PROJECT COORDINATOR / TELEHEALTH RESOURCE CENTER

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-40111

Closing:  November 6

 

Summary:  The Project Coordinator provides high-level assistance and administration support for the Telehealth Resource Center Director, Assistant Director, and team, demonstrating high-level organizational skills, the ability to adapt well to change and multitask in a fast-paced environment.  S/He assists in grant program development, coordination, report writing and coordinates data collection efforts. The Project Coordinator provides project-related scheduling and reminders, reporting and facilitation of time sensitive projects and assists content developers with updates to various websites using content management systems, i.e., WordPress. S/He demonstrates ability to work independently; consults and collaborates with colleagues; develops, organizes and manages assigned projects; and synchronizes internal and external personnel in activities to identify needs, problems and promotes accomplishments of projects.  Salary offered commensurate to experience.

 

Description:  Responsible for day-to-day coordination and implementation of grant objectives; coordination of educational conferences; facilitating video meetings and webinars; and assists in development of continuing education packet applications; management and reporting.  Manages projects independently as assigned with the ability to lay initial groundwork for new project rollout; enlists the assistance of team as required in research and development of projects.  Assists and contributes to the continued development of website(s) with updates of education materials, information, media, graphics, and other content updates. May also develop new content as needed and assist with planned social media updates, i.e., Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.  Conducts regular and special surveys/studies, compiles data, analyzes information, and prepares related reports for review and discussion.  Provides research support and assists with grant writing and journal articles as needed.  Facilitates outreach efforts which may include phone calls, electronic and direct mailings, assistance with booth exhibits and conferences.  Maintains current contact databases and email distribution lists, updating frequently with necessary outreach contacts.  Develops and maintains contact with providers outside of UAMS to develop their interest and participation in programs.  Represents the program and development of projects to a variety of health care providers across the state via written and verbal communication skills; conference exhibit planning and coordination. Some travel involved.  May perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Business, or other field plus three (3) years of project coordination experience.  Strong computer skills required and must be proficient in MS Office products.

 

Preferred:  Experience in the following:  WordPress;  website management;  grant reporting;  and HRSA grant reporting.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/40111/project-coordinator—telehealth-resource-center/job?hub=6&mobile=false&width=750&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

 

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PROJECT PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Small Business Development Center

Arkansas State University / Jonesboro

Position Number:  P00092

Closing:  October 23

 

Summary:  The Business Consultant is responsible for providing small business and marketing consulting and implementing training and events to owners or potential owners of small businesses in order to achieve the performance measures and economic impact goals of the ASBTDC.

 

Description:  Provides consulting services to Arkansas entrepreneurs with an emphasis on marketing related help.  Provides assistance to include development of marketing strategies and marketing plans; assessment of current online and offline marketing activities; and conducting and utilizing market research to make recommendations.  Provides business plan guidance and may provide loan proposal development assistance to new and existing small businesses.  Develops, coordinates, markets, and implements program events in the ASBTDC assigned geographic territory or for an assigned project including securing speakers and working with them to develop their presentations; coordinating logistics; and handling all reporting associated with program events.  Secures co-sponsorships by working with community organizations such as chambers, community colleges, and other appropriate private and public organizations.  Instructs small business training events and assist with development of curriculum.  In collaboration with the Center Director and the Lead Center Communications Coordinator, develop and implement marketing for program events including creating event print and electronic marketing collateral, writing news releases and radio/newspaper advertising; creating social media posts.  Conducts outreach within the business community and works with small business lenders to generate consulting referrals for impact projects.  Maintains and documents events and client records and related work activities in a manner consistent with program guidelines.  May work with graduate assistants or interns in delivery of services and students and faculty to facilitate student experiential learning.  Assists in implementation of the ASBTDC marketing plan.  Earns 32 hours of professional development annually according to professional development policies of the organization.  Adheres to university and ASBTDC conflict of interest standards.  Performs other duties as assigned in order to accomplish the goals and mission of the organization.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree with significant course work in Business and Marketing.  Direct experience with business marketing as well as experience coordinating events.

 

Preferred:  Master’s Degree in Business, Communications, or other related field and experience conducting and utilizing market research.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=ARKASTAT2&cws=40&rid=15286

 

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RECRUITING SPECIALIST

College of Nursing – Student Services

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-40307

Closing:  November 9

 

Summary:  The Recruiting Specialist reports to the Director of Student Services and is responsible for the development and implementation of student admissions goals and strategy.  This position works with the Director of Development and the Coordinator of Recruitment to develop marketing and communication plans for the intensive recruitment of prospective students.  This position will guide prospective students through the application and admissions process and working with the Bursar and Financial Aid offices.  Travel to recruitment and College of Nursing (CON) events will be required.

 

Description:  This position develops and implements admissions goals and strategy by working with the Director of Students Services, the Coordinator of Recruitment, and program directors to develop annual student admission goals as well as an annual strategy to meet those goals. The goals and strategy will be documented and tracked throughout the year for reporting purposes.  Works with the Director of Development to develop a marketing and communication plan that targets student recruitment including traveling to recruitment  and CON events as required.  Applicant must have the ability to speak publicly to provide information on admissions requirements for the CON.  Additionally, this position guides prospective students through the application and admissions process, prepares prospective students for admission to the CON by evaluating academic records, providing information on admissions criteria.  Annually reviews the catalogs of colleges and universities in Arkansas to prepare course equivalency sheets for prospective students, maintaining current information on the CON website as well as maintaining a working relationship with employees in the Bursar and Financial Aid offices to efficiently onboard students.   Responsibilities also include overseeing the admissions process, maintains files on all applicants, collects applications and communicates with applicants as needed to gather additional information, calculates grade point averages, maintains the applicant database, ranks applicants according to admissions guidelines, and makes admissions recommendations to each College of Nursing program.  Provides reports on student recruitment and admissions, data on recruitment of students, both in the pipeline and completed, reports for agencies such as AACN, SREB, State Board of Nursing, and others as requested by CON leadership.  Provides recruitment projections for CON budget and other instances as requested.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in higher education administration, business, or marketing plus.  Two years experience in higher education recruitment, admissions, or enrollment.  Proficiency with an electronic student service system required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access required. Must have excellent customer service skills and the ability to effectively communicate in person and in writing and be able to speak publicly.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree in higher education administration, business, or marketing.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/40307/recruiting-specialist/job?hub=6

 

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REGIONAL COORDINATOR

Junior Achievement of Arkansas, Inc. / Northwest Arkansas

 

Summary:  Implements all JA activities in Northwest Arkansas region. Responsibilities include all fundraising and education programs with particular emphasis on recruiting, training, placement, support and recognition of volunteers. In addition, the Regional Coordinator will manage the NWA Regional Board in conjunction with the Area President

 

Description:  Recruits and renews program volunteer commitments through individual renewals and company liaisons.  Develops and implements training programs and training evaluation.  Coordinates the placement and scheduling of trained program volunteers.  Implements plans for teacher and program volunteer contacts.  Develops and delivers all sales presentations to support strategic plan program expansion to new districts, schools, and prospective teachers.  Renews commitments of schools and teachers.  Submits forecasts and interim reports to Education Manager.  Implements recognition programs developed with the Education Manager that are of interest and value to participants including events, awards and gifts.  Handles general records and correspondence with program volunteers and prospects.  Files all class registration forms.  Communicates program volunteer needs. Supervises procurement and delivery of all program materials.  Successfully executes regional special events according to established best practices. Identifies and solicits company involvement. Recruits and manages company coordinators, chairs/captains, and sponsors for event financial success.  Works with host site to make logistical arrangements. Coordinates with Business Operations Coordinator to ensure proper invoicing and donor correspondence.  Works with Area President to provide organization and direction for the NWA Regional Board of Directors.  Annually volunteers for at least one Junior Achievement classroom program.  Participates in staff meetings via video or teleconference.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.  Strong oral/written communication and organizational/planning skills.  Computer literacy.

 

Preferred:  Bachelors degree or higher in business or education.  Two years classroom or business experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Angele Forrest, President

aforrest@jaark.org

 

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RESTAURANT MARKETING DIRECTOR

Chick-fil-A, Otter Creek / Little Rock

 

Summary:  This is a part time or full-time position budgeted between 10 – 40 hours per week.  Weekly time usage is approximately divided as:   50 %, generating incremental inside/outside sales;  30%, leveraging in unit sales building and mall pad sales, promos and emotional connections; and 20 %, distributed seasonally to support administrative/analysis and community.  The responsibility of the Restaurant Marketing Director (RMD) is to protect the interest of Chick-fil-A and the operator in the practicing and maximizing of all unit-level marketing and sales building opportunities. Selecting marketing talent, developing marketing skills and building community is critical to their success.  The RMD is the restaurant champion for sales and brand building and public relations. In short the RMD is the “People’s Choice Mayor of the mall”. This talented individual must be a cheerleader, independent and well-organized. The RMD is a savvy a teacher7u that is energized by people and thrives in a quick-paced environment. With Sales & Brand Growth as their primary discipline, the RMD must also be engaged in these 4 areas:

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

https://www.simplyhired.com/search?q=public+relations&l=little+rock%2C+ar&fdb=lv&pn=2&job=MinE-R-ZZq89L1HQMUiZV3eMFfb-yEhX8IKjwgjuVf68nXASO29Llw

 

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SENIOR CAUSE MARKETING SPECIALIST

Heifer International / Little Rock (or Anywhere)

Tracking Code:  424-752

Closing:  October 20

 

Summary:  Reporting to the Director, Influencer Marketing and Brand Partnerships (DIMBP), this role will identify, develop and close new small/medium business partnerships as well as provide support on new corporate cause marketing fundraising initiatives.

 

Description:  1.  Develop new business opportunities to grow our fundraising efforts.  Initiate, build, and optimize relationships that will lead to consistent revenue of least $500,000 in year.  Conduct corporate prospect research, develop materials and presentations for prospect and partner meetings.  Research and respond to unsolicited partnership inquiries in a professional and timely manner, providing briefing overviews and directing to appropriate staff or handling yourself as necessary.  Develop and manage a series of turnkey cause marketing programs that promote fundraising with small/medium size businesses. Work with various internal teams to ensure materials will maximize prospecting new business opportunities.  In partnership with the Director, Corporate Marketing Partnerships, help develop larger cause marketing programs and platforms and support newly closed national accounts.  Initiate internal pitch idea creation for prospective new accounts with a cause marketing focus.  On-going monitor industry trends to maximize the Heifer program’s success.  Prepare fundraising reports at least 3 times a year and present to cross-functional teams.  Manage expense and revenue budgets to meet financial targets.  2.  Provide stellar stewardship and account management of secured partner programs.  Provide account management support for broad range of corporate partners, assisting with reporting, stewardship and responding to requests as needed.  Ensure timely and accurate record keeping of correspondence and contacts in BBEC, facilitating reports as necessary.  Oversee contracting process for new corporate partners and agency relationships.  Review cause marketing collateral and marketing materials and provide feedback to ensure materials reflect team priorities and guidelines.  3.  Collaborate cross-functionally across the marketing organization to maximize cause marketing efforts.  As part of the annual planning process and throughout the year, develop marketing and fundraising plans with input from internal departments including donor services, digital teams, community leads and external agencies to maximize the program to key target audiences.  In partnership with the IMBP team, identify and cultivate influencers as part of an overall expansion strategy, including corporations, celebrities and digital content creators.  Collaborate with internal teams to identify areas of opportunity, new technologies and maximize fundraising programs.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business administration, sales and marketing or related field required.  Minimum of five years professional work experience in either sales/new business development or fundraising with corporations.   Demonstrated creative thinking skills and ability to work independently.

 

Preferred:  Experience in a non-profit setting or at an agency serving the nonprofit sector.  Proven ability to create and launch new marketing platforms as well as taking current programs/initiatives to new heights.  Experience with fundraising and donor management platforms.  Well-versed in general fundraising and cause marketing industry trends, best practices and emerging strategies.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.heifer.org/about-heifer/careers/view-all-jobs.html

 

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SENIOR DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI & CONSTITUENT RELATIONS

Institutional Advancement – Alumni & Constituent Relations

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2017-40296

Closing:  October 25

 

Summary:  The Sr. Director of Alumni & Constituent Relations will grow a community of support for lifelong connections to benefit UAMS, its students, faculty and alumni; advance and promote the interests of UAMS by engaging, educating and enriching alumni through relationships, service and giving; assist the “Friends of UAMS” chapters in state-wide strategic communities to foster broad, grass roots education to increase the visibility and understanding of the importance of UAMS – providing an essential foundation to support future efforts of advocacy and philanthropy.

 

Description:  Establish and build relationships with a wide range of alumni locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.  Maintain and supervise the regular communication with alumni via direct contact, electronic and social media, alumni web services, and print publications. Set forth the solicitation strategy of the UAMS Alumni Association as a means to help maintain the overall fund raising objectives for Institutional Advancement. Oversee current programs and assist in the creation and implementation of new programs based on the mission of the UAMS Alumni Association.  Act as a principal resource for alumni and volunteers to get involved with the UAMS Alumni Association and is a reference for all information pertaining to the University.  Supervise the marketing, development, and promotion of UAMS to alumni and city stakeholders.  Assist in the management of the day-to-day office staff (Alumni and Administrative personnel) and conducts daily follow-ups pertaining to current programs and initiatives.  Plans, implements and promotes Friends and alumni programs that support the University’s strategic plan, the goals of Institutional Advancement, and works within the UAMS mission in collaboration with colleagues within the Institution and throughout the academic colleges.  Assist in the creation and uploading of appropriate content for UAMS Connect. Maintain technical knowledge of all web based and electronic tools available to Institutional Advancement for marketing and communications activities.  Responsible for meeting annual fund-raising goal.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree plus five (5) years of fund-raising experience in annual fund and/or major gifts;  OR, Master’s degree plus three (3) years of same experience.  Must have one to two (1-2) years of supervisory experience and three to four (3-4) years of administrative experience. Must have advanced level of computer program proficiency.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/40296/senior-director-of-alumni-%26-constituent-relations/job?hub=6&mobile=false&width=750&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

 

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SENIOR MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Arkansas Foodbank / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We are currently seeking a Senior Major Gifts Officer who will be responsible for developing and strengthening relationships between the Arkansas Foodbank and its donors within all of the Foodbank’s 33 service areas with a focus in central Arkansas.

 

Description:  Execution of the major gifts program for the Arkansas Foodbank, focusing on cultivation, stewardship and securing major gifts to further the mission of the organization.  Work in conjunction with Chief Development Officer (CDO) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to identify, cultivate, solicit and appreciate both individual and corporate major gift donors. Must also develop and execute donor experiences as needed, including receptions, volunteer opportunities, food drives and others. Employee will focus on visits, deepening relationships and securing major gifts.  Manages a personal portfolio of 100-125 major gift prospects. Practice donor-centric fundraising, with a focus on aligning donor giving priorities with organizational priorities.  Continually develop prospects through a variety of sources.  Lead on Table Talk and Feeding Forward Initiatives.  Track all donor interactions in database.  Prepare presentations, marketing materials, letters and other required literature for solicitations.  Work with the Arkansas Foodbank’s management team, within the current Strategic Plan, to identify and quantify specific giving priorities and opportunities.  Under the leadership of CDO, utilize organizational volunteers and other relationships as needed to secure introductions and visits.  The Sr. Major Gifts Officer should be able to handle basic budgets and return on investment analysis.   Absolute discretion with regard to confidential donor information.

 

Requirements:  The candidate or employee should have the equivalent of a Bachelor’s Degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) preferably in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related field and three years of experience in Development or Major Gift Solicitation, preferably in the not-for-profit sector and two years of supervisory experience. (The following are acceptable to substitute for the Bachelor’s degree experience requirements:  Associates Degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) preferably in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related field or a related field and five years of experience in Development or Major Gift Solicitation, preferably in the not-for-profit sector and two years of supervisory experience.  High School Diploma or GED and seven years of experience in Development or Major Gift Solicitation, preferably in the not-for-profit sector and two years of supervisory experience.)

 

Preferred:  Proficiency with computer operations including Microsoft Word and Excel; Experience with Donor Databases and wealth screening.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://arkansasfoodbank.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=636616&&#job

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR

Convocation Center

Arkansas State University / Jonesboro

Position Number:   12083C

Closing:   October 29

 

Summary:  The Special Events Coordinator is responsible for coordinating special event programs on campus. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Supervise and assign work orders, building projects and P.M.’s per Production/Operations Manager.  Monitor work assignments for completion; assist in scheduling and resolving job related problems.  Keep Production/Operations Manager informed of all building activity.  Interpret work orders (written and verbal.)  Perform set-ups as required. Perform all maintenance duties such as housekeeping, repairs, painting, P.M.’s and other duties as assigned.  Contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the Convocation Center services and its customer’s needs, and recognize opportunities to make improvements.  Interact with all staff and guests in a professional and ethical manner.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Theater Arts, or related field.  One (1) year of experience coordinating special events or promotions or related area.  Other job related Education and/or Experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval or the qualifications review committee.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=ARKASTAT2&cws=40&rid=14946

 

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VICE PRESIDENT / SUPPLY CHAIN

Baptist Health / Little Rock

Req. Number:  71296

 

Summary:  The Vice President of Supply Chain Operations is responsible for the daily operations for all functions and serves as a liaison for all facilities. The Vice President of Supply Chain Operations integrates the department’s services with the hospital’s primary functions, develops/implements policies and procedures that guide or support service, assesses and improves department performance, and ensures orientation and continuing education of departmental staff. As a leader, this person may recommend resources/space needed by the department and may participate in the selection of outside services. They serve as a key promoter of the Supply chain, which strives to meet and exceed the needs of it’s customers.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors degree in business or related relevant subject area and a minimum 5 years of progressively responsible health care supply chain supervisory and management experience.

 

Preferred:  Certified Materials Management Professional (CMRP) designation through Association of Healthcare Resources & Materials Management (AHRMM.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/bhark/#/job/2871

 

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VIDEO SHOOTER & EDITOR

Kirkpatrick Creative / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Kirkpatrick Creative is currently seeking a talented shooter and editor with experience handling a variety of camera equipment and a wide range of shooting styles in varying environments.

 

Description:  Understand and have the ability to control lighting.  Thorough working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite on Mac.  Excellent communication skills.  Thrives working in a fast-paced environment.  Able to balance multiple projects at the same time.  Team player who can work collaboratively with other team members and clients.  Able to adapt and adjust pace and schedules to meet tight deadlines.  Strong attention to detail.  Handles creative criticism and feedback well.  High degree of initiative and self-motivation.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field or relative work experience.  Travel may be required.

 

Preferred:  Experience with Canon and Black Magic Cameras.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit demo reel or links to videos, detailing role in each, with application at:

 

https://kirkpatrickcreative.com/careers/video-shooter-editor/

 

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VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Arkansas Hospice / Hot Springs

 

Summary:  The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for recruiting, training, and coordinating services provided by a team of volunteers.  This position reports to the Director of Volunteer Services, but will be required to work independently consistent with Arkansas Hospice policies and procedures and Medicare standards.

 

Description:  Organize and coordinate hospice volunteer certification training for assigned volunteer team to meet all applicable standards. Assure that every patient/family understands volunteer availability upon admission to hospice by a phone call (7-10 days after admission) or direct information from the assigned Social Worker or RN. Assign volunteers to meet patient/family needs and volunteer capabilities within 5 business days after request is made. Monitor volunteer patient/family assignments. Attend interdisciplinary team meetings and report all patient/family volunteer activities. Complete monthly and annual volunteer service reports as required.  (Maintain at least 5% of direct patient care staff/contract staff hours for volunteer hours.)  Maintain at least 35% of patients with volunteers. Document all Collaborative Service Requests, Phone Narratives and Volunteer Assignments in time sheet within 7-10 days of admission and follow assignment procedure. Send monthly birthday cards to volunteers. Maintain high professional standards to empower volunteers as integral team members. Facilitate community awareness and support of volunteer program. Develop and implement policies and procedures that encourage and enable volunteers to act as advocates for Arkansas Hospice programs in the community, both for referrals of patients and for contributions. Attend community activities related to hospice. Work effectively with all staff, board and volunteers Follow up with active volunteers at least every other week by phone or in person. Keep all volunteer files up-to-date with current information.  Monitor and follow up with volunteers for the monthly updates needed:  TB test, flu vaccine, car insurance, and driver’s license. Educate direct patient care volunteers on the Lockbin electronic documentation, if wanted. Call and record volunteer references after trainings. Enter all data for volunteer and patient records. Monitor all materials and manuals for volunteer trainings at least quarterly. Discuss all activities with Director for approval. Utilize supplies and monies as budgeted; obtain advance approval from direct supervisor for all expenditures over $25. Maintain strict confidentiality at all times. Utilize and model excellent customer service skills at all times; seek opportunities to assist patients, families and co-workers; demonstrate teamwork and cooperation. Accept direction and follow instructions from supervisor; seek additional information as needed; work with minimal supervision. Adhere to all organizational and departmental policies and procedures. Continually meet organizational standards for attendance and punctuality; notify supervisor in a timely manner when employee will be absent or late for work. Attend all required meetings and inservices; seek opportunities for additional professional development activities as appropriate. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma or GED.  Completion of Arkansas Hospice Volunteer Certification training.  A minimum of one year previous related work experience.  Must be able to work flexible hours with some weekend and evening work; must have reliable transportation, automobile insurance, Arkansas driver’s license, and personal cell phone.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Social Sciences, or related field.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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WEB DEVELOPER

Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  432-752

Closing:  October 31

 

Summary:  The primary responsibility of this position is to support the continued development of Heifer International’s web properties. Assignments include tasks from all areas of the development lifecycle and all deliverables should be timely and cost effective. This position is part of the Web Development team and may be assigned various tasks as requested by other teams in the Marketing and Resource Development (MRD) Division.

 

Description:  Development, Maintenance & Integrity of Website / Other Digital properties –  Utilize PHP, HTML, CSS, and JQuery to write well designed, testable, efficient code that conform to W3C standards. Update existing website to meet the security and functionality standards as outlined by PCI Compliance. Debug and fix issues reported by other departments or outside sources. Implement tools that monitor the performance of the website. Maintain a working integrated development environment. Develop new website features according to the specified business rules.  Monitor and report website performance on a quarter basis. Integrate and build databases that interface with the e-commerce and reporting modules of the website.  Manage Priorities & Workload to Align with Current Project Plan – Participate in weekly Sprint Planning sessions to review and prioritize work. Meet with departmental teams to discuss requests and issues and track progress within internal tracking system. Understand and contribute to functional requirements and translate them into technical design and development documentation. Perform other duties as assigned,

 

Requirements:  Associates degree in computer science or web development plus four (4) years of related experience.  Demonstrated competency with CSS, HTML, PHP, and jQuery.  Experience with a web Content Management System (CMS.)

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, web development, or related field.  Experience with image processing and design tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.  Experience using a version control system such as Git or Bitbucket.  Working knowledge of website security best practices.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.heifer.org/about-heifer/careers/view-all-jobs.html

 

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WEBSITE CONTENT COORDINATOR

Simmons Bank / Little Rock (or Memphis)

Req. ID:  2017-2389

 

Summary:  The Simmons Bank Website Content Specialist is responsible for assisting with planning, executing, maintaining and managing content on the company’s intranet and consumer-facing websites, to effectively deliver consistent messaging, fresh multi-media content, search engine optimization and content marketing opportunities. The Website Content Specialist reports to the SVP, Marketing and Communications and Digital Marketing Manager.

 

Description:  Planning – Work with direction from the Digital Marketing Manager.  Research and maintain website and content best practices.  Perform competitive site analyses.  Develop objectives and strategies, using site analytics, user/audience research and competitive site analyses. Utilize usability tools and qualitative research methods to provide actionable insights and drive strategic recommendations.  Production & Maintenance – Assist and collaborate with Digital Marketing Manager.   Audit web properties to identify opportunities for improvement across all content areas.  Establish key word lists for use in content to maximize search engine optimization.  Author and edit user-focused, search engine-optimized content.  Publish content in content management systems.  Monitor and interpret metrics to assess and optimize the efficacy of content.  Develop, execute and manage editorial calendar for ongoing maintenance and management.  Create, edit and post videos for social media content on channels such as Instagram, YouTube and Vimeo.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Two to five (2-5) years experience editing and creating Website Content.  Comprehensive knowledge of content management systems; Sitecore experience preferred.  Strong verbal, written, proofing and creative skills required.  Experience and familiarity of public relations, marketing, sales, and understanding of SEO.  Excellent time management skills.  Ability to switch tasks quickly, often and in an organized manner.  Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Word Products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-simmonsbank.icims.com/jobs/2389/website-content-coordinator/job

 

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WELLNESS COORDINATOR

Garver / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Wellness Team is expanding, and in conjunction with the Wellness Team Manager, are seeking a Wellness Coordinator.  The Wellness Coordinator will be responsible for various wellness program activities, and will support the Wellness Team Manager in program design, implementation and management.

 

Description:  Coordination/facilitation of various wellness program events, including biometric screenings, flu shots, educational events, and other programs, as needed.  Creation/delivery of wellness program materials.  Creation of information/marketing materials for internal communications.  Management of wellness portal.  The wellness coordinator will perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in health education, health promotion or related field.  Minimum of two years of experience in a health and wellness field.  Highly skilled in making presentations and influencing others.  Self-starter with the ability to work independently.  Demonstrated personal commitment to health and wellness.

 

Preferred:  Experience in health coaching/counseling.  CPR/AED certification.  Certification(s)/licensure(s) specific to health and wellness field.  Affiliation with professional health and wellness organization.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://garverusa.com/joinus/jobDescription.php?gnk=job&gni=8a7887a85ebffe3b015ec9b5033e6dca

 

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WRITER

Arkansas Department of Transportion / Little Rock

Req. Number:  11357

Closing:  October 27

 

Summary:  As an integral team member of the Public Information Office, the Writer is responsible for producing written content for a range of creative, technical and documentary purposes of the Commission and the Department.

 

Description:  Coordinate content development for the Department’s internal and external publications.  Function as the primary author of speeches, correspondence and audio/visual scripts.  Assist the External Information Coordinator with writing news releases.  Coordinate awards application development and submittal.  Provide written content for Department digital initiatives.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to the area of responsibility. Work experience in writing, editing and proofreading. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both written and verbal formats. Working knowledge of the Microsoft family of business software products. Valid driver’s license.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://wfa.kronostm.com/index.jsp?locale=en_US&applicationName=ArkansasStateHighwayTransportationDepartmentReqExt&SEQ=jobDetails&POSTING_ID=80131772648

Job Opportunities – 09/30/17

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Arkansas Business Journal

Arkansas Business Publishing Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Arkansas Business Publishing Group is seeking a candidate to sell advertising for Arkansas Business, the state’s leading business news weekly.  Ideal candidate will have three to five (3-5) years outside sales experience with proven track record of exceeding sales goals. Print advertising experience preferred. Salaried position with commission and bonuses. We offer competitive benefit plan that includes medical, 401k and a full range of supplemental insurance. Plus a paid week off each Christmas. 

 

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

 

Bill Page

bpage@abpg.com

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2017-7549

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7549/account-executive/job

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Little Rock Family

Arkansas Business Publishing Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Arkansas Business Publishing Group, the state’s premier niche publishing firm, seeks an account executive to sell advertising for Little Rock Family, our monthly parenting publication.  Ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of outside sales experience with a proven track record of exceeding goals. Experience selling print advertising, a plus. This position is compensated with a salary, commissions, bonus plan and a competitive benefits package including 401(k) match each year and a paid week off at Christmas.

 

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

 

Bill Page

bpage@abpg.com

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Little Rock Soiree

Arkansas Business Publishing Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Little Rock Soiree is the local authority on society and philanthropy. Through our print + digital + event solutions, we deliver the affluent consumer to our clients better than any other local monthly publication in Little Rock. We have an immediate opportunity for media sales. We are looking for candidates with a true sales trailblazer mentality that can help us continue to evolve, grow and deliver custom solutions to local businesses. Proven sales success is a must, but prior media sales is not a requirement.  You will work daily to help small and mid-sized, local businesses grow their business through the consultative sale of both print and digital solutions, including the most read monthly magazine in the city, digital display, custom solutions and event offerings. Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to maximize revenue potential to meet company/business objectives, demonstrate consultative sales skills, have strong analytical and research capabilities to develop multi-media proposals and presentations to potential clients; must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, be capable of executing dynamic presentations, have exceptional problem solving abilities, demonstrate excellent MS Office capabilities.  The ideal candidate must have a competitive personality with the desire to win! Work independently to identify, propose and present multi-media solutions to existing and prospective clients in Little Rock. Engage and strategize with advertising clients to demonstrate Little Rock Soiree’s value proposition and how we can assist them in meeting their marketing objectives through a variety of digital products and print services. We offer Health, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance and 401(k.)

 

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

 

Bill Page

bpage@abpg.com

 

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ADVANCEMENT ASSOCIATE

UA Pulaski Technical College / North Little Rock

 

Summary:  UA Pulaski Technical College is accepting applications for Advancement Associate. This position performs many routine, plus non-routine office functions, including planning, coordinating, executing and daily management of administrative assistance and development support to the Executive Director, Advancement Staff, Foundation Board and other internal/external entities including individuals, donors, faculty, staff, students, vendors, organizations, foundations and community groups. This work substantially contributes to the goals and objectives of UA-PTC Advancement Office.

 

Description:  Performs administrative work of a confidential nature for Advancement Staff. This support includes scheduling and managing of calendars and correspondence, coordinating specific events and office functions, answering telephones, and assisting with carrying out the office operation responsibilities. Performs data entry/analysis, development of forms, report management, and compilation of data files and systems to maximize their usefulness for a fundraising program.  Receives, posts, acknowledges donations/event registrations and reconcile data entry activity against accounting records.  Perform Database Management functions including import/export, global data changes and duplicate merging.  Writes, edits and proofreads correspondence, reports and materials.  Oversees coordination of email and e-newsletter marketing communications.  Interacts with UAPTC’s Marketing and Communications team to help facilitate Advancement projects.  Acts with a high degree of independence as liaison with inside and outside contacts in preparing meeting materials, minutes, programs, updates, and

other support functions related to the office.  Develops, prepares, and/or composes responses to memos and correspondence requiring research, judgment and discretion; routinely writes, edits and submits materials for internal/external communications.  Compiles data and materials for presentations and proposals.  Assists with the marketing of events and programs.  Arranges meeting facilities as necessary.  Improves storage and organization systems.  Routinely re-orders department supplies.  Updates mail/phone directories.  Prepares monthly mileage statement for Executive Director.  Keep Office of Advancement display case updated.  Responsible for overall office appearance.  Assists in the coordination of other support staff activities to carry out the mission of Advancement Office.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  High School Diploma or equivalent; plus, two or more years of experience in an administrative support role.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Excellent computer skills.  Knowledge of general office procedures.  Excellent spelling, grammar and proof reading skills.  Professional image and behavior.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s Degree or higher. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and other production software as well as the ability to quickly learn and use other software programs. Social Media proficiency.  Marketing/fundraising experience.  Event Coordination.  General photography understanding.  Knowledge of a higher education environment.  Demonstrated ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects.  Assists in the coordination of other support staff activities to carry out the mission of Advancement Office simultaneously in a fast-paced setting with constant deadlines.  Proven leadership skills.  Very detail-oriented.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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ADVERTISING MANAGER

Arkansas Catholic / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Responsible for coordinating and selling advertising for weekly newspaper, website, newsletter and directory at St. John Catholic Center in Little Rock; salary and benefits include base pay, bonuses based on sales, health and dental insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation and sick time; must be motivated, organized individual with two years sales experience, preferably in media sales.

 

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

 

Malea Hargett, Editor

mhargett@dolr.org

 

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ANNUAL FUND MANAGER

Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  As a member of the Development team, the incumbent is primarily responsible for communication with SPSF NWA’s individual supporters through e-newsletters, print newsletters, telephone calls and personal visits and has secondary responsibility for supporting other fundraising activities for the organization.

 

Description:  Manage all aspects of the annual campaign. Production and maintenance of annual campaign materials and data. Develop/oversee annual solicitation campaign(s) specific for current, lapsed and non-donors. Develop/implement strategies using the latest fundraising technology and trends for targeting groups including CLC, Alumni, Millennial, etc. (e.g., – direct mail, mobile giving, peer-to-peer fundraising.)  Responsible for the planning and execution of donor stewardship events. Serve as staff lead/manager of the planning committee and volunteers associated with stewardship events.  Oversee record keeping/files/correspondence for annual donors.  Oversee and report quarterly status of annual campaign to Development Committee.  Implement on-going personal/written/phone contact with major donors/potential donors.  Utilize Stewardship Plan to adequately maintain personal contact with donors and supporters, while increasing the number of recurring contributors and encouraging donors to move to the next level of giving. Engage volunteers as appropriate.  Develop and execute five-year annual campaign development plan.  Supervise the design and preparation of bi-annual newsletter.  Supervise third party events and online giving campaigns.  Prepare and publish Annual Report in collaboration with Executive Director, Development Director and Program Director. Maintain an active membership in various civic and professional groups such as Rotary and Association of Fundraising Professionals.  Act as a spokesperson at public speaking events to include check presentations, outside events, informational talks etc.  Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.  Two years development experience, including annual campaigns.  Knowledge of fund development principles and public relations. Strong organizational, administration, telephone and interpersonal communication skills, detail and “big picture” oriented.  Strong word processing, desktop publishing, and spreadsheet experience.  Skill in preparing written reports and presentations.  Solid writing, editing and presentation ability.  Professional demeanor, flexible and able to respond to multiple demands.  Able and willing to take responsibility.  Must possess reliable personal transportation and be approved by insurance carrier to drive personal vehicle.  Must have auditory, visual, and physical skills to be able to perform tasks as outlined in this job description.  Flexible and able to respond to multiple demands.  Must be flexible regarding work schedule.

 

Preferred:  Fundraising experience or education preferred. 

 

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

 

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APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER

Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  399-752

Closing:  September 29

 

Summary:  The Applications Developer will work with developers, business analysts and end users to develop and maintain enterprise level applications and systems.  This position will mainly be responsible for handling requests, design, development, and testing of customizations to an existing CRM application. This position will participate in discovery, planning, and status update meetings.  This position requires both the knowledge of business as well as data and code in order to interact efficiently and effectively with business users.

 

Description:  Develop & Write Code for SQL/.NET Based Enterprise CRM Application – Develop, tune, and test scripts within SQL Server database.  Create and test SQL stored procedures and functions.  Develop and test application customizations within the .NET framework using vendor software development kit (SDK) and VB.NET.  Develop integrations among various enterprise systems, both internal and external, utilizing application programming interfaces (APIs) and web services.  Develop and test code, user interfaces, and integrations using JavaScript and HTML.  Develop and update reports within Report Builder.  Provide System Technical Support for Application to Internal Teams – Meet with departmental teams to discuss requests and issues and track progress within internal tracking system.  Assist with the development of documentation of requested software customizations.  Communicate and coordinate status updates to management and internal departments.  Work with business and technical teams to understand goals, pitfalls, and architecture of projects.  Assist various technical and non-technical staff in creating and reviewing project estimates and work plans.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.  Minimum of two (2) years of work-related development experience with Visual Studio .NET (2015+ preferred), NET 4.0+ framework and VB.NET.  Minimum of two (2) years of work-related Microsoft SQL Server (2008+) database design and development experience.  Development experience with Visual Studio .NET (2015+ preferred), NET 4.0+ framework and VB.NET.  Microsoft SQL Server (2008+) database design and development experience.  A portfolio demonstrating contributions to medium to large-sized software development projects.

 

Preferred:  Experience writing and updating reports in Report Builder incorporating parameters, custom layouts, and custom SQL code.  Experience configuring and utilizing Team Foundation Server for Visual Studio projects.  Experience documenting enterprise systems for both technical staff and end-users.  Web page coding experience including HTML, CSS and JavaScript.  Familiarity with 3rd Party SDKs for application customization and development. 

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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ASSISTANT / PRODUCTION  (part-time)

KARK 4

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  6274

 

Summary:  The Camera Operator is responsible for operating television cameras to record scenes for live and recorded broadcasts.

 

Description:  Composes and frames shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve the effects sought by directors.  Adjusts positions and controls of cameras to change focus, exposure and lighting as requested by the director.  Operates studio cameras during live broadcasts.  Operates remote cameras during live broadcasts.  Confers with directors and other crew members to discuss sequences, desired effects, camera movements and lighting requirements.  Sets up and performs shots for broadcasts.  Sets up cameras and related equipment.  Tests, cleans, maintains and repairs camera equipment.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.  Fluency in English.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Minimum one year’s experience with camera operation in a television broadcasting environment.  (More or less depending on market size.)  Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.  Strong PC/MS Office experience.  Experience with other broadcast-related equipment.  Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/6274

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR III / NEWS

KNWA – KFTA

Nexstar Media Group / Fayetteville

Job ID:  6328

 

Summary:  KNWA-TV & KFTA-TV are looking for a positive and energetic Assistant News Director to help lead our team! We need an experienced newsroom leader, with solid news judgement, to work closely with the News Director to plan and manage our news content on multiple platforms.

 

Description:  Working with News Director to define goals and develop overall strategy for news department. Managing, training and coaching newsroom staff, including anchors, producers, reporters, photographers, editors, and assignment desk. Overseeing newscasts, including editing stories, proofing rundowns, and managing overall writing, production and execution of all broadcasts. Making swift, educated decisions and communicating effectively during breaking news to achieve success on all media platforms.  Understanding station branding, and developing strategies to appeal to target audiences.  Managing schedules for newsroom staff.  Overseeing FCC closed captioning requirements and ensuring compliance.  Representing station at community events.  Planning, producing, and/or executing special project coverage.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The right candidate must have a college degree in Journalism, experience managing people, a strong sense of urgency, and enjoy the hectic pace of a newsroom. Knowledge of the Northwest Arkansas news market and iNews experience are definite bonuses.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/6328

 

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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 preferred

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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ASSISTANT REGISTRAR FOR COLLECTIONS

Arkansas Arts Center / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Arts Center seeks qualified applicants for this newly created full-time position. The Assistant Registrar for Collections will assist in planning and implementing all aspects related to the museum’s internationally renowned collection, which specializes in drawings and contemporary craft. Working in close collaboration with the Registrar for Collections, Curators, Head Preparator, Assistant Preparator, and related Exhibitions staff, the Assistant Registrar for Collections assists with managing and maintaining the nearly 15,000 objects in the permanent collection including, but not limited to: registering, cataloguing, numbering, storing, retrieving, handling, inspecting, and shipping, as well as the maintenance of all files related to the objects. Further, the Assistant Registrar for Collections will play an active role in preparing, packing and safely relocating the collection in advance of the Center’s planned renovation and expansion, which is slated to commence in late-2019.

 

Description:  Assists with developing and implementing collection management policies and procedures in accordance with best practices established by the American Alliance of Museums. Assists with registering, cataloguing, storing, retrieving, handling, inspecting, packing/unpacking, and shipping of all objects in the permanent collection. The Assistant Registrar for Collections will participate in the design and manufacture of long-term storage solutions for the collection, such as storage mounts, etc. In collaboration with the Registrar for Collections, the Assistant Registrar for Collections completes and maintains all paperwork related to the collection including: incoming and outgoing receipts, loan agreements, shipping documents, condition reports, checklists, reports, photographs, etc., as well as object files, including the rearrangement of current object files in new file storage. Regularly inspects collection artwork on display in galleries and coordinates care of same with preparators and or/contract conservators. Monitors safe environmental controls for collections and generates weekly reports. Monitors and procures supplies needed for storage of collection objects and records, including archival folders and boxes, acid-free tissue, storage equipment, hardware, etc. Assists with the movement of all artwork into/out of collection storage and maintains current location records for all objects. Conducts, together with the Registrar for Collections, regular inventories of artwork in collections storage. The Assistant Registrar for Collections will serve as Rights and Reproductions coordinator for the Arkansas Arts Center, fulfilling such duties as processing Image Reproduction requests, coordinating necessary photography, and preparing and distributing invoices for Reproduction requests. Aids in scheduling and supervising of activities in the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Drawing Research and Education, including assisting qualified scholars and students in their research of collection artwork. Working in close collaboration with Exhibitions staff, the Assistant Registrar for Collections may assist with the matting, framing, and installation of the permanent collection. Assists Chief Curator with the development of annual departmental budget, including providing cost estimates for collection maintenance supplies, collection storage supplies, general supplies, and conservation needs. Assists the Registrar for Collections in all duties and any other duties necessary to ensure successful operations of the Exhibitions Department of the Arkansas Arts Center. Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) in Museum Studies, Art History, Public History, or a related field; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Familiarity with art history, especially drawings and contemporary craft. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and collections management software, preferable Gallery Systems (EmbARK, TMS, etc.). Knowledge and demonstrated experience of best practices in safe handling and storage of artwork (2D and 3D.)

 

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

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR STUDENT SUCCESS

Honors College

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  October 30

 

Summary:  The Associate Director of Student Success will play a key role in a number of important areas of the Honors College, including retention, service-learning initiatives, academic engagement, and event management. The primary responsibility of this position is the creation and implementation of initiatives in the Honors College that promote student success. This position will also help coordinate the event schedule for the Honors College, which will include lectures, concerts, and other academically enriching events. Other job duties of this position include managing the Honors College student success budget, assisting with the development of service-learning initiatives, and providing support to both the recruitment and communications teams. This position reports to the Assistant Dean of Recruitment & Retention.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least three years of directly related experience.  Experience in event management at a higher education institution.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Experience working in service-learning and/or civic engagement.  Experience working with an honors college or honors program.  Experience at the University of Arkansas or other higher education academic institution.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22879

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE RECRUITMENT

Walton College of Business

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  September 29

 

Summary:  Under the direction of the Director of the Graduate School of Business (GSB), the Associate Director (AD) leads the recruitment efforts in GSB. The AD works closely with program directors, GSB Director, and other internal and external stakeholders to develop and implement recruiting strategies for all graduate programs offered by the Sam M. Walton College of Business. Special focus will be on corporate recruitment for professional master’s programs. Recruitment efforts include but are not limited to attendance at college career fairs, professional conferences, corporate visits, and in-office appointments. Local and regional travel will be required. The AD will also work with GSB staff to develop and implement communication strategies and to organize recruitment events.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least three years of higher education or equivalent corporate experience.  Demonstrated success in program development and implementation.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Direct experience in sales or recruitment in a corporate environment or in higher education.  Experience with Salesforce or other CRM.  Experience in the development of communications strategy.  At least five years of higher education or equivalent corporate experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22647

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

CHI St. Vincent Infirmary / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Responsible for all St. Vincent Health System media and public relations.  Develops professional relationships with local and national print and broadcast media and public relations entities for the purpose of promoting St. Vincent services, mission and brand identity.  Develops new relationships and nurtures existing relationships with physicians, administrators and clinical staff who can act as spokesperson for St. Vincent services, mission and branding identity.  Provides resources to spokesperson in the form of research, talking points, scripts, communications coaching and feedback, and transportation. Researches, writes and distributes news releases to local and national print and broadcast media.  Plans and implements media events to include news coverage to promote St. Vincent events and services.  Monitors St. Vincent strategic plans to enhance paid advertising with public and media relations plans and events.  Responsible for media relations reports to track media coverage of St. Vincent and its competitors in the local market to ensure St. Vincent presence is apparent in positive earned media coverage. Assists advertising by providing media and public relations, photography and broadcast media expertise for production of print, radio and television advertising, and added value components related to advertising purchases including research, script writing, talking points, scheduling and selection of St. Vincent spokesperson, production, oversight of project and post analysis of project for future improvement. Plans and writes marketing and communications plans for promotion of St. Vincent services and departments.  Implements public relations component of all St. Vincent marketing plans.  Responsible for assisting in internal communications related to St. Vincent strategic plans and goals.  Acts as the department contact for internal communications.

 

Description:  Writing –  Utilizes a wide range of resources for media story ideas for earned media and paid media including current medical news stories and issues, medical journals, websites i.e. National Institutes Health, CNN and local media, also executive team meetings, advertising agency meetings and hospital department meetings.  Assembles information to be developed and utilized as news releases for internal and external distribution, scripts for earned and paid media, talking points, internet and intranet content, and employee and public newsletters. Consults with event coordinator, webmaster, internal communications, marketing team and internal customers as appropriate to insure maximum distribution of information for internal and external audiences.  Consults with graphic design, marketing team and internal customers as appropriate for freshness, clarity and overall reader appeal and for compliance with CHI and SV mission and goals in branding. Communications / Customer Relations – Uses most effective written, verbal and non-verbal communications to relay pertinent information to involved persons including, employees, physicians, patients, patient’s family members, board members and members of the general public. Always maintaining an awareness of the responsibility to protect and promote the reputation of St. Vincent Health System. Serves on internal and external communications, project and community investment/relations committees as needed and appropriate.  Media Relations – Cultivate new and maintain established relationships with media representatives by being available for assistance with medical stories that will have a positive impact on St. Vincent and minimize the negative impact of St. Vincent on stories that are, by nature, negative in tone.  Proactively educate media representatives about medical issues and how St. Vincent has a role that is beneficial to patients and the larger community.  Sustain the trust that has developed between media representatives and St. Vincent by providing accurate, honest and timely assistance when required.  Assist media in finding needed resources when not available at St. Vincent.  Observe departmental and hospital policy on safeguarding all confidential material.   Distribute news releases appropriately and in a timely manner.  Professional Development – Earn and maintain APR status through Public Relations Society of America. Participate in at least one public/media relations educational opportunity per year as provided by CHI, PRSA, ASHMPR, or the Arkansas Hospital Association. Assesses and implements plan for continuously improving own leadership skills. Provides or facilitates continuing education/training for self and co-workers, with particular focus on media/public relations, quality improvement, interpersonal relationships, customer service, and leadership.  Leadership – Provides frequent and clear performance feedback to team members based on project expectations and requirements. Assures co-workers members successfully complete project assignments within designated time frames. Instills confidence in team members through recognition and reinforcement of successes by team and its members. Facilitates and fosters ongoing problem solving that utilizes teams and collaboration. Contributes to a work environment that focuses on immediate issues, moves quickly to resolve problems and achieve specific results as planned. Contributes to work environment that focuses on results, achievement and recognition. Develops own skills in seeing organizational issues from the broad view, anticipating challenges and opportunities, thinking ahead, and the ability to react quickly with tactical responses to changes in work demands. Challenges the status quo to improve efficiency of operations. Contributes to and supports an environment in department that encourages problem solving, experimentation, creativity, calculated risk taking, desire to excel and pride in success. Is adaptable, appreciates others viewpoints and open to new assignments. Continually focuses attention and planning on future opportunities for improvements in services provided. Is an effective advocate, gets ideas adopted, moves people to action, asks hard questions, and helps staff feel they are part of something bigger than themselves. Role models effective leadership skills through department meetings, steering committee meetings, feedback sessions and other teams. Contributes to positive energy in staff, resulting in high level of individual and group morale in department. Deals with issues in an unemotional and objective manner, while striving to enhance self esteem of others and listen with empathy. Gets things done by setting deadlines for certain actions, closely monitoring the progress of activities and intervening quickly when these are not proceeding according to schedule. Serves as a role model for accountability. States clearly what is wanted and expected from others.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Media Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related field.  Five to eight years experience in media and public relations or related field.  Minimum of five years supervisory experience.  Must be able to exercise judgment with regard to complex, diversified work programs, and provide project supervision of others where diversity of tasks or dispersion of functions require continuous application of leadership skills. Must possess knowledge of media, public relations, advertising and how they inter-connect; plus general knowledge of or experience in visual media (videography and photography) and computer office software.  Analytical, visual and conceptual abilities required. Must possess good communications skills, and be able to work cooperatively with all types of people, crossing departmental, professional and technical lines.  Responsible for preparation and accuracy of reports and records affecting media and professional decisions.  Works on a daily basis with confidential information.

 

Preferred:  Masters degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

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

 

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COMMUNITY RELATIONS & EVENTS COORDINATOR  (part-time)

Brain Balance Achievement Center / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Must have excellent organizational and communication skills . Sales and marketing experience required . Event management experience required.

 

Requirements:  Associate degree.  Three years sales, marketing and/or event management experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://www.simplyhired.com/search?q=public+relations&l=little+rock%2C+ar&fdb=14&job=W3d6bR70p4JvBoLyYtFgYwOXsLh_W9rQb3BixNyjyYYeRe1ZbXaorg

 

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COMMUNITY RELATIONS MANAGER

Our House / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Reporting to the Executive Director, the Community Relations Manager is responsible for creating and managing relationships with external audiences in support of the Our House mission. The Community Relations Manager is a key “storyteller” for the organization charged with bringing the stories of Our House’s clients, programs, and initiatives to life for the community through engagement across multiple channels, including print materials, online communications, events, and personal interaction. The Community Relations Manager will be responsible for working collaboratively with all areas of the Our House team, including program staff, fundraising staff, and senior leadership.

 

Description:  General – Develop, implement, and evaluate an annual community relations plan for Our House that includes outreach events, online communications, print materials, and earned media strategies.  Directly supervise a team, providing effective leadership, guidance, and mentoring to drive organizational success and professional development. Direct reports currently consist of:  a Communications VISTA who builds capacity in the areas of online engagement, print materials, and more; and a Community Engagement VISTA who builds capacity in social media, community event engagement, partner development, and more.  Be a strong champion for Our House, its mission, and its clients both externally and internally.  Integrate in-kind and volunteer resources into the organization as appropriate.  Ensure adherence to Our House’s strategic plan – both individually and also through management of others – providing reports to the senior leadership team.  Communications –  Lead the generation of online content, including website and social media, that engages a large audience with Our House’s mission and leads to measurable action.  Coordinate website maintenance—ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories, and events) is posted regularly.  Track and measure the level of engagement with web and social media channels over time; use data to identify strategies for optimizing online reach and engagement.  Manage the development and distribution of all print collateral including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, posters, and mailers.  Manage the collection and development of high-quality photographs, videos, and written stories of Our House’s clients, programs, and initiatives for use in communications materials, utilizing both internal and external in-kind resources.  Manage all media contacts and drive positive coverage of Our House in print, television, radio, and other media.  Community Engagement – Plan and execute events to engage people as supporters—volunteers, donors, partners—of Our House. Events include monthly Open House events, annual partner appreciation events, and others.  Ensure Our House is well represented at events in the community. Speak on behalf of Our House at community functions and coordinate the appearances of other Our House team members, supporters, and clients to speak on behalf of Our House.  Build relationships with current and potential supporters and facilitate their engagement with volunteer, donation, and partnership opportunities.  Coordinate internal resources to be responsive to supporters seeking to engage as volunteers, donors, or partners.  Offer meaningful gestures of appreciation for supporters and coordinate appreciation activities of the staff and board.

 

Requirements:  Minimum of a B.A. degree.  At least 3-5 years of overall professional experience.  Experience managing people and projects.  Experience with event planning.  Experience developing and implementing communications strategies.  Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills, including public speaking skills.  A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently.  Relationship builder with the flexibility and finesse to “manage by influence.”  High energy, maturity, and leadership skills with the ability to serve as a unifying force and to position communications discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels.  Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, and clients.  Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives. Must be trustworthy, hard-working, positive, a team-player, and dedicated to the mission of Our House.

 

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

 

Ben Goodwin, Executive Director

ben@ourhouseshelter.org

 

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DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

Arkansas Hospice Foundation / North Little Rock

 

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

 

Description:   Database – Accurately enters gifts (cash, credit card, online, in-kind, matching, recurring, employee withholdings) into database within defined timeline, assigning appeal and fund codes and other required information.  Generates receipts and acknowledgement letters within defined timeline. Notifies appropriate AFH staff of donations of defined amounts, and AH staff of patient/family acknowledgements and notes. Deposits daily donations, utilizing the EFT Network for checks and taking cash to bank. Sets up tributes as needed in database, utilizing information in patient database and online obituaries. Generates letters to caregivers who list Arkansas Hospice as recipient of memorial gifts. Serves as primary contact for donors calling to make memorial donations, answering calls in a professional and courteous manner.  Responds to requests regarding gifts as necessary.  Contacts donors when necessary to clarify donor intent. Adds new constituent information to the database as needed, analyzing information and populating appropriate data fields, including address, constituency and solicit information, and relationship links. Ensures all information in donor records is current, accurate, and meets organizational standards when setting up new constituents, setting up tributes, accessing records and through routine clean-up. Ensures that employee and volunteer records are current and accurate in the database.  Conducts research on organizations to determine primary contacts, relationships, etc. Organizes, coordinates, and maintains the integrity of hard-copy filing system.  Development – Serves as ongoing point of contact for third party event participants.  Work with the Strategic Communications and Media Manager to ensure third party fundraising is promoted and supported in relevant publications and media platforms to ensure maximum exposure.  Assists the Director of Development with special events.  Attends and participates in event related activities and meetings. Provide support for on-going development activities including moves management and prospect research. Create and send e-alerts as directed.  Administrative – Collects AHF mail from front desk, distributing to correct personnel. Generates staff roster and emergency phone lists. Supports the Foundation Executive Assistant on logistics and other tasks for Board activities including in-person support, i.e. recording committee meeting minutes. Orders and maintains adequate stock of office supplies for staff needs.  Maintains the organization of supply closet and attractive display of AHF office area. Maintains confidentiality of all information. Accepts direction and follows instructions from supervisor; seeks additional information as needed; works with minimal supervision. Adheres to all organizational and departmental policies and procedures. Continually meets organizational standards for attendance and punctuality; notifies supervisor in a timely manner when employee will be absent or late for work. Attends all required meetings and in-services; seeks opportunities for additional professional development activities as appropriate. Works successfully with all staff, board and volunteers to help fulfill the Foundation’s mission. Suggests changes in procedures for improved efficiency. Assists with Foundation mailings and performs other duties as assigned.

Represents Arkansas Hospice in a positive manner.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, though an equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered.  A minimum of two years administrative experience with computer software, data entry, database maintenance, research, and administrative operations; preferably supporting a nonprofit fundraising or advancement office.  Highly detail-oriented with a critical degree of accuracy regarding data entry.  Working knowledge of database software equivalent to at least one year experience. Experience with Raiser’s Edge database preferred.  Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Word and Excel.  Minimum accurate typing speed of 45 wpm.  Strong interpersonal skills as well as excellent written and verbal skills.  Ability to work cooperatively, professionally and cordially, and to function well within the team setting.  Ability to use all standard office equipment, i.e., fax machine, copier, e-mail and telephone.  Prior experience with not-for-profit organizations desired.  Must have automobile with required insurance coverage and Arkansas driver’s license.  Belief in and support of Arkansas Hospice mission and philosophy.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

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

 

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DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Sunshine School & Development Center / Rogers

 

Summary:  The Director of Development will serve as a key member of the leadership team and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting Sunshine School. With the CEO and development team, the Director of Development will be responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive strategy for fundraising and donor engagement.  The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build Sunshine School’s visibility, impact and financial resources.

 

Description:  Manage and support the development staff, including Events and Communications Manager and Development Coordinator.  Develop and implement strategies related to fundraising and development.  Manage prospect research efforts, leading to the implementation of a proactive program for prospect identification.  Manage the stewardship efforts for conveying appreciation and recognition of donors. Guides strategic donor communications, acknowledgment, recognition, and meaningful information regarding use of gifts.  Implement systematic efforts to identify, solicit, steward, maintain and upgrade annual giving donors.  Provide for on-going promotion of planned giving opportunities.  Oversee, manage and/or plan special fundraising events.  Provide leadership for external relationship building with a variety of constituencies.   In collaboration with the CEO and Program Directors, oversee grants program; including creating a grant development plan, researching prospective grants, working with appropriate program staff to write grants, and grant reporting and follow up.  Work in collaboration with the Director of Finance to assure effective communication, processes and fluidity in tracking and reporting of development revenue.  Keep informed of best practices in the field of development.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s preferred; or 10 years of proven experience in the development field.   High energy and passion for the mission of the Sunshine School.  At least seven years professional experience with demonstrated success in a development function which includes grants management as well as managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources.  Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor relationships over time.  Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.  Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships. Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives.  Familiarity with donor database applications.  Operate standard office computer applications and manage databases and spreadsheets.  Willingness to work weekends and evenings as necessary.  Must have a valid driver’s license.

 

Preferred:  Certified Fund Raising Executive credential preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://nwasunshineschool.org/employment/

 

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DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCER

Arkansas Arts Center / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Arts Center is seeking an innovative and talented storyteller to support an ambitious digital media program. The Digital Media Producer will be responsible for concept, creation and distribution of original and adaptive digital projects for various media channels. The position will be responsible for editorial and technical support in enhancing the AAC’s digital identity within the framework of an integrated marketing and communications team. The ideal candidate will be a creative self-starter, with the ability to take initiative, seek out stories and form narrative frameworks, work independently and be accountable and capable of finding solutions to challenges. Must have a passion for the future of interactive media, original content and take initiative to learn new skills, techniques and technologies.

 

Description:  Provide leadership in creating and implementing inbound marketing strategies across existing and emerging digital mediums, including website, social media, blogs, podcasts, etc.  Manage the pre-production, production, and post-production functions for both short and long-form video content representing the mission and vision of the Arts Center and its various areas of affinity. Serve multi-functionally and expertly in the roles of writer, producer, director, director of photography, gaffer, editor and graphics designer.   Support the documentary functions of the marketing and communications department by capturing photo, video and audio of selected Arts Center events and programs and provide oversight and improvements to existing digital asset management systems.  Maintain existing content on .org website and support content providers across the organization through editing and updates. Serve as a strong content partner on the social media team and strategic partner on the UX team.  Provide expertise on the acquisition and management of supporting software and hardware technologies.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Media, Film, Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related field. Expertise in Adobe Premiere Pro. Working knowledge of the extended Adobe Creative Cloud suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects. Experience with audio and lighting equipment and techniques. Working knowledge of DSLR photo equipment.  A working knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, with an aptitude for learning new technologies. Experience with content management systems, SEO, Google Analytics and social media platforms and strategies.  Excellent research, oral and written communication skills, including ability to conduct on-camera interviews. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to work on multiple projects of differing scope and complexity at various stages of development in a deadline driven work environment. Strong organizational and project management skills.

 

Preferred:  Two to five (2-5) years creative digital production experience preferred. 

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit cover letter, resume, samples of work and three references to:

 

Denise Woods,

Human Resources Manager

personnel@arkansasartscenter.org

 

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DIGITAL SALES MANAGER

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2017-7643

 

Summary:  KAIT is seeking a Digital Sales Manager who will aggressively grow digital revenue across all digital platforms for KAIT. The Digital Sales Manager (DSM) will manage a dedicated team of employees, including digital sellers. The Digital Sales Manager will also coach, create buy-in and work with local Account Executives to sell digital advertising to local clients. The Digital Sales Manager is responsible for achieving the digital budget for KAIT. They will be responsible for digital campaign management and client relationship management. The Candidate must be a passionate leader with a thorough strategic understanding of digital advertising and products and must also understand industry trends related to consumer marketing. The Candidate must also be an effective manager, communicator, trainer, relationship builder and seller. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a successful history of developing digital revenue with new and existing clients. Bachelor degree required. Candidate must successfully complete drug screen and MVR check. Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume with cover letter. No phone calls please.

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To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7463/digital-sales-manager/job

 

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DIGITAL SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT

KTHV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 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 / CENTER FOR BUSINESS & ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Walton College of Business

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  October 15

 

Summary:  The Director will be a thought leader and responsible for designing and overseeing the applied economic, economic development and outreach efforts of the Walton College. By expanding its applied economic research, economic development and outreach capabilities, the Walton College seeks to be a catalyst for economic development in Northwest Arkansas and the state of Arkansas. Additionally, the College seeks to raise its profile as a globally recognized, university leader in applied economic research in a manner that is consistent with its mission. The Director must have the necessary domain knowledge, statistical and economic underpinnings and communication skills necessary to oversee and communicate research findings. The position will also support the outreach efforts of the Walton College and must have the communication and personal skills to interface with the foremost national and global leaders in industries such as retail, transportation, technology, finance and healthcare. The Director will be responsible for the management and development of the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER). The Center provides applied economic and business research to federal, state, and local government as well as to current and potential businesses looking to expand in Northwest Arkansas. Responsibilities include achievement of mission, goals, and objectives, as well as day-to-day management. Research areas of interest to CBER include, but are not limited to, how regions can prepare themselves to compete with technology and innovation conversion, research commercialization, investments in health and well-being, human capital and labor-force training, entrepreneurship, access to capital and early-stage financing, and quality-of-place issues as well as determining the geographic distribution of economic activity. The Director will have overall responsibility for assisting government agencies and firms with analysis of local, state, and national business and economic conditions. The Director will also be responsible for interacting with local, state, and national media with respect to economic conditions and policies in Arkansas and serves as the spokesperson for the College on these matters. He or she is also responsible for generating externally funded grants and projects which produce a substantial portion of the Center’s budget.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in an economics or a related area.  A minimum of 10 years of experience in a position related to applied economic research and the demonstrated ability to direct economic research and development projects and consulting with business and governments, think tanks, university research, and/or international industry organizations. Proven record of outstanding written and oral presentation skills and a proven track record of demonstrating impact. A track record of successfully directing externally funded projects. Substantial experience developing relationships with government agencies and private industry.

 

Preferred:  Ph.D. in economics or a related field.  Economic research or economic development leadership experience.  More than 10 years of experience in a position related to applied economic research and the demonstrated ability to direct economic research and development projects and consulting with business and governments, think tanks, university research, and/or international industry organizations.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22618

 

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DIRECTOR / FINANCE & CONTROLLER

Winrock International / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Director, Finance and Controller is responsible for directing the following areas: Accounting, Treasury, Leadership and serving as Corporate Secretary. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer.

 

Description:  Accounting – Lead the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, ACH, Wire Transfer, Depreciation, General Ledger and other traditional accounting functions. Prepare and analyze monthly financial statements. Identify, Implement, document and maintain a strong system of Internal Financial Controls. Investment accounting including endowment activity, maintaining restricted asset schedules, and maintaining relationship with investment managers, custodians, and fund managers. Coordinate the preparation of the annual 990 tax return.  Coordinate the annual institutional audit. Monitor and report capital expenditures and maintain capital budget.  Subsidiary accounting.  General Ledger Account analysis and reconciliations. Treasury – Monitor cash balances to both cover expenditures and maximize earnings.  Maintain current records of all active bank accounts, both domestic and international.  Manage the monthly reconciliation of bank accounts.  Maintain cash side of letter of credit on government funded projects. Monitor cash transfer processes to ensure minimal exchange rate losses where possible. Leadership – Lead a staff of five professionals.  Employee performance evaluation and career development.  Corporate Secretary – Act in accordance with Policies and Procedures relating to bank accounts, corporate and charitable registrations, and coordination with the Arkansas Secretary of State.  Other Responsibilities – Lead special finance initiatives as directed by the Chief Financial Officer.  Training of staff on financial policies and procedures. Other duties as assigned.  Limited international travel.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Certified Public Accountant.  Nine to 11 years experience in public and or private corporate accounting. Supervisory experience of professional financial employees.

 

Preferred:  MBA/MAC preferred. Non-profit experience is a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://www.winrock.org/join-us/careers/job-openings/?elink=%2Fbranding%2Freqtemplate%2Fdefault.asp%3Fservervar%3Dwinrockinternational.appone.com

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Family Services / Little Rock

Closing:  October 16

 

Summary:  The Director of Development has the overall responsibility for planning and implementing the agency’s development efforts, including publications and public relations, fundraising for annual support, deferred and planned giving, capital projects and endowments, the timber initiative, as well as supervision of the church constituency program. Because of the nature of the work, there will be times when the responsibilities of the job require night and weekend work.

 

Description:  Directs all aspects of the development program, including annual fund, special events, memorial fund, major gifts, capital funds projects or campaigns and planned giving.  Regularly interacts and maintains good relationships with donors, pastors, Presbyterian Women and churches.  Creates annual development and communications plan and monitors progress toward objectives aligned with the Strategic Plan and Goals.  Identifies potential donors and works to involve them in the mission of the Agency. Researches and prepares presentations and proposals to prospective donors (individuals and businesses.)  Researches and writes and/or edits grant and funding proposals submitted to foundations, corporations, etc. Makes reports to grantors and other funders.  Maintains current information on funding sources, including foundations, corporations and individuals. Documents donor interactions in Raiser’s Edge.  Oversees the creation and maintenance of the development department budget. Uses professional due diligence when working with vendors.  Writes and/or edits external internal and external communication tools including brochures, direct mail, newsletter and such other promotional pieces, as needed.  Organizes and coordinates all special events including Turkey Trot 5K, Pink Hat Day and other events.  Resources the Development Committee and develops intentional relationships with board members.  Ongoing implementation of planned giving program and timber initiative.  Supervises development staff and coordinates department efforts.  Responsible for the overall management of donor records.  Leads development and maintenance of the Agency website and social media. Serves as a member of the Executive Team and CQI Council. Participates in CQI activities, as assigned. Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree. Five years of experience in fundraising.  Passion for the Vera Lloyd mission. Have working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or similar fundraising software. Follow all policies and procedures of the Arkansas Department of Human Services, Arkansas Child Welfare Licensing Board, and other board/commissions that the agency relates to professionally.  Adhere to all Agency policies and procedures.  Demonstrate necessary knowledge and skills to perform the job duties, keeping current with new and best practices. Successfully pass random drug screenings. Basic knowledge of office equipment; ability to produce and maintain records utilizing various software programs as necessary.  Possess a valid driver’s license and meet all criteria set forth in the DHS’ vehicle safety program. Day, night and weekend work as required.  Ability to supervise and train.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree. More than five years of experience in all areas of fundraising, including annual giving, planned giving, grant writing, special events and relationship building. Proven success at fundraising.  Nonprofit experience. Member of Arkansas chapter of AFP.  CFRE.  Supervisory experience.

 

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

 

Donna Mahurin, Chief Executive Officer

donnamahurin@veralloyd.org

 

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DIRECTOR OF ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT /

ARKANSAS TEACHER CORPS

Education Reform

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  September 30

 

Summary:  The Director of Organizational Development supports the growth and development of the Arkansas Teacher Corps across the state by leading in various organizational and outreach activities. This position is responsible for providing strategic planning to connect with stakeholders and build relationships with organizations and supporters across the state. This person serves as a liaison for the Arkansas Teacher Corps in K-12 school districts across Arkansas, plans and implements community outreach to increase the program’s visibility, and provides strategic guidance in the recruitment of program applicants. In this position, the Director of Organizational Development will also directly coach and support teaching Fellows enrolled in the Arkansas Teacher Corps program by traveling to school districts across Arkansas for weekly classroom observations.

 

Requirements:  Earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

At least three years K-12 teaching experience.  Experience managing and coaching adults in a non-profit or related service-oriented organization.  Demonstration of effectiveness as a leader/manager in a non-profit or educational setting.  Demonstration of experience managing and/or planning program growth.

 

Preferred:  Teaching experience in a low-income or rural area.  Has developed a network of business and professional contacts across Arkansas.  Experience in fundraising and/or demonstrated experience in financial planning.  Experience building relationships with diverse community groups.  Resides in service area (central, southern or eastern Arkansas.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22658

 

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DIRECTOR OF STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES

Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Benton County / Bentonville

 

Summary:  Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Benton County (SPSFBC) is seeking to employ a fulltime Director of Student Support Services (DSSS.)  The DSSS will report to the Executive Director and will provide academic/career advising and will be responsible for daily monitoring of student’s academic progress to ensure program completion.  SPSFBC seeks to employ a responsible, focused individual, with outstanding organizational skills and high level of accuracy. Experience in and knowledge of the post-secondary education system and financial aid is preferred. The successful candidate will be highly organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative, strategic, professional and able to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines. Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential. Candidates must have a high level of computer literacy, including experience using online databases, and possess exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, volunteers, council members and families.

 

Description:  Manage the new student interviews and follow up status check.  Schedules volunteers to interview.  Screens files for completeness, identifying “red flag” or conflicting issues.  Serves as staff lead during student interviews, guiding questions, making appropriate referrals, compiling and reporting ratings, coordinating recommendations to Student Support Committee with Executive Director and Program Coordinator.  Monitors academic progress and grades, performs degree audits and discusses with students, monitors financial aid status, provides guidance on registration for subsequent term in order to assist students in meeting their educational goals in a timely manner.  Contact each recipient at least once each semester to build relationship, offer encouragement, guidance, and support in order to increase student retention.  Provide a consistent point-of-contact for students to facilitate resolution of challenges, issues and potential barriers.  Collaborate with staff and volunteers to provide workshops and other activities or resources,  Identifying topics of concern or interest to students.  Refer students to potential sources of assistance within the community, including other scholarship opportunities.  Accurately, enters internal and external data into student database, including scholarship awards.  Maintains contact statistics and reports to Executive Director.  Collaborates with the Program Coordinator for entry of awards into Quickbooks. 

Participates in student events, providing training and support and collaborate with Development Director in all events to be sure that content related to students is planned in coordination.

 

Requirements:  Position requirements include a bachelor’s degree with two (2-5) years experience in a related position.  Excellent communication skills; knowledge of post-secondary school processes and financial aid; attention to detail; ability to follow and complete multiple-step tasks accurately and to meet deadlines.  Database, Excel, Access and other Microsoft product experience is also required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit cover letter, resume and five year salary history to:

 

Jack Eaton, Executive Director

jack@spsfbc.org

 

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DIRECTOR OF THE UA LITTLE ROCK ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

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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DONOR STEWARDSHIP & VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Arkansas Arts Center / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Arkansas Arts Center seeks a stand-out development professional who loves the arts and is ready to make a real difference in his/her community and state. This new position on the development team will be critical to growing new relationships and strengthening existing ones for the AAC. And what an exciting time to work at the Arkansas Arts Center! We are in the very early stages of a multi-year transformation of our building which will enhance programming, the member and visitor experience, and the care of our impressive collection. We want creative, dedicated, upbeat, smart, kind professionals.  The ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of the principles of fundraising, donor engagement and stewardship.  This full-time position comes with an excellent benefit package.

 

Description:  Strategically design, implement and effectively execute an annual stewardship plan for member/donors at all levels, especially Museum Circle ($1k) and above. Take the lead on special events for Circle members and the planned giving group.  Recruit, train, coordinate and steward volunteers. This will include using technology to communicate and schedule opportunities across multiple AAC departments and to track and report volunteer hours. Present to and/or solicit groups to grow volunteer ranks and ensure volunteers are comfortable, happy and thanked.  Manage and grow your own portfolio of member/donors as you get to know the stakeholders and recruit new AAC friends. Assist development team members in all aspects of donor relations, including event management, donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, prospect research and tracking, and serving as a resource for the team.

 

Requirements:  A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with at least 3–5 years of fundraising or similar experience is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must. Requires exceptionally strong organizational skills.  Raiser’s Edge software competency, and involvement in other civic and community organizations is preferred. As with most development work, this position requires some evening and weekend hours.

 

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

 

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EDITOR

DeQueen Bee / DeQueen

 

Summary:  Editor for high energy weekly community newspaper in DeQueen. Your newsroom writing and editing skills can lead your career to newer heights and running your own newsroom operations. We are a family owned company of newspapers with a promising future. We seek an experienced, existing writer/editor or a #2 looking to make a move up and prove their abilities. A journalism degree is desired but will consider other with appropriate work experience in newsroom applications. You will cover everything from local government, hard news to ribbon cuttings and education. We are searching for a candidate to become a part of our small community and build relationships. Proven experience with Macintosh, Quark and Photoshop is required. Excelled in photography a plus. We offer an excellent competitive salary, paid holidays, vacation and health insurance. The DeQueen Bee is a 4000 weekly community newspaper in every sense of the word, nestled in the Ouchita Mountains of Arkansas and  offers an excellent quality of life valued by all who are lucky enough to live here.

 

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

 

Clark Smith, Publisher

clark@menastar.com

 

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EVENT SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation / Little Rock

Order Number: 2974

 

Summary:  The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is seeking an Event Support Specialist to support the execution of events.  Core competencies include strong skills in the following areas: customer service; financial/budget administration; ability to prioritize/plan; and volunteer development.  Responsibilities include: development of materials, data-base management, securing volunteers, coordinating mailings, ordering supplies, answering phones, event logistics (recruit and manage volunteers, prepare and manage registration, silent auctions, and auction check out at special events). Experience in email media marketing and social marketing for chapter events.  The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of work experience. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and Publisher experience a plus. Requires strong administrative skills, basic accounting skills and the ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize, and stay highly organized to ensure timely and accurate work.  Two or four-year degree or equivalent education/experience preferred. Candidate will represent the CF Foundation at special events and other programs as needed.  This is a unique opportunity to direct your energy and talents towards achieving a “life enhancing” mission, while benefitting from the resources and support of a highly regarded national non-profit organization.  The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation offers an excellent salary and benefits package.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CFF&cws=1&rid=2974

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT & BOARD LIAISON

Heifer Foundation / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Provide direct staff assistance to the Heifer Foundation President and the Heifer Foundation Board of Trustees in carrying out the mission of Heifer Foundation. Provide administrative assistance to Vice President of Asset Management as needed.

 

Description:  A) Provide direct staff support to Heifer Foundation Board of Trustees.  Oversee all correspondence and logistical arrangements for Board or Board Committee meetings. Manage, develop and coordinate across the organization the development, compilation and editing of Board and Board Committee related documents including, but not limited to, on-site board meeting books; board onboarding material and board development resource tools.  Record and transcribe Board meeting minutes.  Develop and manage the Board of Directors external website . Act as the Content Administrator. Post, update, and delete documents as necessary or instructed.  B)  Provide direct staff support to the President.  Maintain an accurate and current calendar for the President, including on-line scheduling of internal and external, domestic and international, appointments and meetings. Support meetings as required.  Manage and coordinate across the organization President speaking engagements, luncheons, conferences and meetings with Heifer staff, board members, volunteers, donors and other individuals. Work as a professional associate to the President; act as the President’s liaison to major donors and other external constituents.  Develop and coordinate travel arrangements and scheduling for the President, including air or train travel, hotel reservations, car rental, and required visas.  C) Respond to routine and non-routine written, oral and electronic inquiries; prioritize correspondence, reports, presentations and other information for internal and external usage for the President and/or Board of Trustees.  D) Provide administrative assistance to the Vice President of Asset Management in the manner above, as needed.  E) Manage and monitor the executive office’s annual operating expense budget; and ensure the timely payment of executive office invoices, credit card statements and/or other accounts payable.  F) Lead the strategic direction for operations and processes of the executive office, including follow-up on staff assignments; coordination of deadlines, timelines and priorities on daily or special projects; flow of correspondence; maintenance of organizational documents including strategic and operational plans; and other administrative services.  G) Maintain, update and/or archive all official files and records for all Board-related business and executive office; as well as maintain archival logs for all Heifer International Foundation records maintained at Heifer Project International’s storage facility.  H) Coordinate organizational calendar.  I) Display an attitude of professionalism at all times to ensure a healthy team spirit in the organization.  J) Perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business administration, secretarial, English, or related field required; plus five (5) years progressive related experience. Job related experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.heiferfoundation.org/About/careers.html

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR

Arkansas School for the Deaf / Little Rock

Position Number:  22082451

Closing:  October 5

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Intermediate to Advanced SCPI Certification.  Strong Organizational and Computer skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=921737add3622425ed254f580c61020d&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=248&jobid=94639

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Parkway Village, Inc.

Baptist Health / Little Rock

Req. Number:  71025

 

Summary:  Manages Parkway Village, Parkway Heights, Parkway Health Center ,Home Health and Hospice Network. Assists with the goals, objectives, standards of performance, developing operating policies and procedures, interpreting policies, standards and regulations to personnel, residents, staff and the public. Follows state and department regulations and Baptist Health Compliance.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Health Administration or related field required. Administrator license through Office of Long Term Care for the State of Arkansas desired; Administrator License through Arkansas Assisted Living desired. Continuing education to keep certification and license current.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree. Minimum of three to five (3-5) years in executive management role.

 

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/bhark/#/job/2643

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC INITIATIVES & INTEGRITY

Academic Integrity & Initiatives

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  October 6

 

Summary:  The Executive Director for Academic Initiatives and Integrity oversees the Office of Academic Initiatives and Integrity, including supervising support staff and managing the program budget. The Director provides leadership on strategies and initiatives in support of academic integrity on the University of Arkansas campus and conducts ongoing research in the field of academic integrity, including effective methods to reduce incidents of academic dishonesty and new opportunities and challenges presented through technology. In light of campus needs and best practices, the Director assesses current policy and processes to make recommendations to the appropriate university bodies. In addition, the director provides proactive education on academic integrity for faculty, staff, and students to insure that all groups understand what academic honesty/dishonesty are as defined on this campus and best practices in promotion of academic honesty. The Director works to facilitate a fair and equitable process for those involved in incidents of academic dishonesty, teaches Writing with Integrity, and serves on campus committees that deal with issues of integrity. Finally, the Director works on academic initiatives as directed by the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.

 

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

Significant and relevant experience in higher education.  College-level teaching experience.  Supervisory experience.  Experience managing budget and developing data-based reports.

 

Preferred:  Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least six years in higher education with experience in an academic environment.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22592

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

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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FRONT END DEVELOPER / GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Apptegy / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Apptegy is an education technology company based in Little Rock, Arkansas. We are looking for talented front-end web developers with graphic design skills to help us build websites and mobile apps for our customers.  For each school district we work with, we build custom Android and iPhone apps and a new website that integrates with Thrillshare. In this position, you will be creating designs for the apps and websites and coding the websites.


Description:  Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code.  Collaborate on all aspects of application design and development.  Make suggestions, ask questions, and always push the limits of the rest of the team.  Always keep the user in mind.  Build websites in HTML and CSS.  Create designs in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

 

Requirements:  Passion for developing functional and beautiful applications for mobile devices.  Four-year college degree in Computer Science, graphic design, or related field; OR, two (2) years professional experience in front-end development. Passion for writing great, simple, clean, and efficient code.  Strong HTML, CSS, and Javascript skills.  Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (especially Photoshop and Illustrator.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://www.simplyhired.com/search?q=graphic+design&l=little+rock%2C+ar&fdb=lv&job=5hBtuWFv-1Llq8PpCQjVUzWej0xkRsEHrWH-e9pUK2jOTXBQrGsVPg

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER / ENTRY LEVEL

Apptegy / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Apptegy is an education technology company based in Little Rock, Arkansas. We are looking for talented graphic designers to help create custom graphics for customer engagement.  We have a highly customized process for selling to schools. In this position, you will be making custom graphics for both print and web to be used throughout the sales process.

 

Requirements:  Four-year college degree in graphic design or related field.  Mastery of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

http://www.simplyhired.com/search?q=graphic+design&l=little+rock%2C+ar&fdb=lv&job=JkwIwguLGZInCxDmySthoAl7XwK6G3okgigF6758vaBGV8DunrcoIg

 

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HEIFER USA OPERATIONS MANAGER

Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  391-752

Closing:  October 2

 

Summary:  The Operations Manager is a key contributor in building Heifer USA into a high performing, self-managed social enterprise in collaboration with Heifer International. Heifer USA believes small-scale farmers can achieve sustainable rural livelihoods. We provide training and support in environmentally responsible farming, connect farmers to profitable and reliable markets, and educate the public. Communities are welcomed to experience this work and inspired to partner in our cause. The Operations Manager will provide direct support to Heifer USA Managing Partners and lead coordination across Heifer International integrating with all functions: finance, legal, human resources, program development, monitoring and evaluation, communications, public relations, and business analysis.  As well as ensuring support for and advancement of the mission of Heifer International, the position will represent the needs/realities of the Heifer USA team in the development of relevant institutional policies and procedures.

 

Description:  Operational Management & Program Support – Support the programmatic development and field work of Heifer USA and coordinate on their behalf with all Heifer Headquarters functions.  Be the first point of contact to Heifer functions for Heifer USA: coordinate and trouble-shoot Heifer USA needs, questions and issues; and provide accurate information and representation of Heifer USA to Heifer International stakeholders.  Ensure support for the development of business and annual management plans for Heifer USA with clear framework and practices to enable high performance, timely and accurate business information and analysis for decision making, and an agile and accountable environment.  Ensure support in efficient disbursement of funds to partners and associated reporting processes according to the terms of the agreements.  Work with Heifer USA team and Heifer‘s Legal Services team to develop and maintain legal contracts with partners and consultants.  Ensure clear timely and accurate information and communication to all Heifer’s internal stakeholders and for external audiences on the program and operations of Heifer USA quarterly.  Represent Heifer USA team to external stakeholders including government officials, partners, funders, and local and national media.  Support fundraising efforts, including coordinating program development and reporting information requirements for donor accountability and stewardship. Assist in the design and implementation of impactful, market-driven strategies to create rural livelihood opportunities, reduce environmental degradation and enhance social injustice. Develop and review diverse, innovative social enterprise business plans, budgets, and financial estimates on a quarterly basis with Heifer USA entrepreneurs and Managing Partners.  Accountable for Daily Financial Operations – Ensure support in efficient disbursement of funds to partners and associated reporting processes according to the terms of the agreements. Supervise staff accountants based at Heifer Ranch and Heifer Farm.  Oversee daily coordination and transaction entries.  Support HQ annual audit proceedures.  Assist Heifer USA Managing Partners in budget development, budget control and budget reforecasts.  Create timely donor financial reports.  Program Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning & Systems –  Annually, update the program monitoring, learning and evaluation framework for Heifer USA context, including logistical framework (log frame) analyses and metrics.  Document lessons learned and help disseminate learnings to Heifer International and other stakeholders.  Assist in program and project development and planning activities.  Assist in coordinating all programmatic information management within the program and in maintaining accountability in data integrity.  Annually, lead collection of evaluation data, analysis and report on program and project effectiveness.  Maintain project management software data requirements for Heifer USA.  Coordinate and/or develop and distribute reports, project updates, and internal award documents including project reports to donors, working with the Heifer USA business development manager.  Quarterly, inform Heifer USA directors and team of accountability issues with projects.  Create and/or edit documents, presentations, reports, emails, proposals and other items as necessary.  Lead HR Recruitment & Staff Development Activities – Support the recruitment of all open Heifer USA positions by crafting job descriptions, working with Heifer International HR on job postings, reviewing resumes, coordinating interviews and on-boarding.  Assit Heifer USA Managing Partners to set appropriate performance objectives for Heifer USA staff and manage documenting progress on objectives.  Assit Heifer USA Managing Partners in addressing HR issues and performance coaching of staff.  Help develop systems for team individual and group professional development.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business, nonprofit management, marketing, or sustainable development plus seven (7) years of related experience.  Operational experience in a start-up or growth phase enterprise—especially social enterprise.  Minimum of three (3) years in a supervisory or leadership capacity.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree in a related field.  Additional education or experience in human resource management or organizational development preferred.  Direct experience in budget development and monitoring.  Entrepreneurial experience, including a leadership or management role in startup/growth-phase businesses.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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INTERNSHIP / NEWS – SPRING 2018

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  9036

 

Summary:  KATV has several openings for internships in our News Department for the 2018 Spring semester.  We are looking for motivated, ambitious students who are seeking to expand their knowledge, improve their skills and kick-start their career.  Push the envelope of career possibilities and gain an edge in the broadcast industry.  Combine your classroom educational experiences with those of a state-of-the-art broadcast and multimedia facility.  The news intern will learn all aspects of our newsroom operations.  The intern will interact with the assignment desk, producers, reporters and photographers as well as others. This is a hands-on internship with a goal of giving the candidate the tools to work in the newsroom post degree. You must be eligible to receive college credit to participate in this internship, and be at least 18 years of age. This internship is unpaid. Credit Verification forms will be provided.

 

Requirements:  A junior or senior college student attending an accredited institution, preferably a communications major, though other majors may be considered. 

Must be in good academic standing and receive college credit for this internship. A candidate with a terrific attitude who can work well with a team as well as independently. A creative self-starter with strong communication skills. Available mornings, night and/or weekends.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=8421&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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LEGAL EDITOR

Bureau of Legislative Research / Little Rock

Position Number:  22099429

Closing:  October 20

 

Summary:  BLR works exclusively for the Arkansas General Assembly, providing various services, including bill drafting and legal analysis, to committees and members of both the House of Representatives and the Senate, regardless of party affiliation. BLR is known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective, and nonpartisan. BLR seeks to ensure that the Arkansas General Assembly has immediate access to high-quality research, analysis, and writing on issues of interest to its members and committees.

 

Description:  Legal editors work to review the documents of the General Assembly and provide comprehensive edits of statutory language, format, grammar, and punctuation. Regular contact and collaboration with reviewing attorneys, editors, and administrative staff are required.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in English, journalism, communications, or a related field, plus three (3) years of related experience.

 

Preferred:  A master’s degree or doctorate in English, journalism, communications, or a related field, along with a minimum of one (1) year of experience in the rel