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Current job postings:

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CARTI, Inc.

Database Administrator

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

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

1. Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

1. Minimum of six months related experience and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience

2. Knowledge of, or ability to quickly learn, The Raisers Edge (fundraising and donor management software),

ResearchPoint and other Blackbaud products and Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word.

3. Database experience required

4. Excellent time management and organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail

5. Excellent written and oral communication skills

6. Ability to problem-solve, take initiative, establish priorities, complete assignments promptly and adapt quickly to

changing needs and conflicting challenges

7. Ability to work well individually and in a team

8. Understanding of philanthropy and fundraising practices preferred

9. Strong work ethic

10. Other duties as assigned

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: Will be required to work overtime and weekends during events.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None

REASONING ABILITY:

1. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited

standardization exists.

2. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

1. Must interact and communicate both verbally and in written form.

2. Must interact and exchange information regarding patients with physicians and other departmental personnel, and outside agencies on a frequent basis while respecting the confidentiality of patient information.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

2. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

This position involves potential exposure to infectious diseases. Colleagues are offered appropriate vaccinations and safety training.

Apply online

Please direct questions about this position to Melissa Stiles, Senior Major Gifts Officer at (501) 296-3413 or Melissa.Stiles@carti.com.

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CARTI Inc.

Accounting Assistant (part-time)

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

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

1. High School Diploma or its equivalent

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

1. 3 years’ experience in accounting/bookkeeping

2. Knowledge of general accounting principles

3. Knowledge of general ledger accounts and their relation to accounts receivable

4. Knowledge of preparing general ledger journal entries

5. Proficiency in administration of accounting or similar software systems

6. Knowledge of fundraising development software, specifically Raiser’s Edge

7. Excellent analytical skills

8. Ability to do detailed work and statistical reports

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: None

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None

REASONING ABILITY:

1. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

2. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

1. Must interact and communicate both verbally and in written form.

2. Must interact and exchange information regarding patients with physicians and other departmental personnel,

and outside agencies on a frequent basis while respecting the confidentiality of patient information.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully

perform the essential functions of this job.

1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

2. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or

controls; and reach with hands and arms.

3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

This position involves potential exposure to infectious diseases. Colleagues are offered appropriate vaccinations and safety training.

Apply online.

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UAMS – Decision Support Analyst

Decision Support Analyst

Requisition ID 2017-37751 
Category Professional
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Sub Category ..
Department ICE CORE FM Decision Support
Posted Date 6/7/2017
Post End Date 6/28/2017

More information about this job

Overview

The Decision Support Analyst, reporting to the Decision Support Supervisor and collaborating with the Financial Management Office (FMO) team, Service Line Administrators, and other Integrated Clinical Enterprise (ICE) Executives, extracts data, researches health care topics, creates actionable analyses from complex data, and identifies opportunities for improvement. In addition, this position manages multiple analytic tools and databases to ensure consistency and accuracy of data, while meeting the needs of various multidisciplinary teams.

Responsibilities

  1. Serves as an expert resource in clinical and financial data mining using UAMS’s Decision Support System (DSS).
  2. Prepares and validates monthly updates.
  3. Takes the lead in working with ICE management to develop analyses that address issues of utilization, cost, quality, outcomes and program development.
  4. Assists in developing, generating and maintaining benchmark scorecards, trend and variance reports, and other requested output from the organization on both an ‘Ad Hoc’ as well as an ongoing basis; defines and organizes data against established benchmarks; identifies and recommends changes as appropriate.
  5. Identifies opportunities to enhance data and/or processes maintained by Decision Support brought about by internal and/or external factors. Helps plan and execute necessary changes with DSS management, Information Technology and/or UAMS end-user customers.
  6. Conducts statistical measurement studies to monitor and improve business processes through data collection or observation; studies and evaluates data obtained; records and summarizes data into a usable format for analysis.
  7. Provides analytical and technical support regarding cost accounting analysis, budgeting analysis, clinical utilization analysis, and financial planning analysis.
  8. Works with new and existing DSS users to share knowledge in methods of data analysis, summarization and presentation, in addition to serving as a liaison to help trouble-shoot when issues arise.
 Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Healthcare Administration or related plus 5 years healthcare experience in a decision support or financial analysis role with strong analytical skills OR a Master’s degree in Business, Finance or Healthcare Administration or related plus 3 years healthcare experience in a decision support or financial analysis role with strong analytical skills. Experience using and managing complex databases required.

Documentation substantiating candidate’s analysis experience, including queries and example reports, will be required for interview.

Preferred Experience

Experience with McKesson and EPIC products, Action OI, and/or other healthcare analytical and operational improvement tools.

Healthcare-related finance background

Project management skills and/or experience

Salary offered commensurate to experience

Apply on the UAMS website

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SPEC Building Materials Corporation

Position Description:
The SPEC Inside Sales/Customer Service Associate is responsible for order placement, general sales information and
product requirements, pricing, delivery coordination and more. Most often they are the customer’s first point-of-contact
and play a vital role in our organization.

Position Responsibilities:
Maintaining and growing existing customer base through prospecting, sales account development, quoting
and customer follow up.
Ensuring all customer sales orders are input completely and accurately.
Advising customers on product availability and pricing.
Providing technical expertise on all of the products that we sell.
Responsible for cash sales and end of day reconciliation.
Answering the phone and directing calls.
Coordinating deliveries around service requirements.
Sourcing special order items and purchasing inventory.
Assisting outside sales and management in all other aspects of the business.
Position Requirements:
The ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent organizational, communication, math, and reasoning skills.
Must be a team player that possesses a positive attitude and strong work ethic.
Past history in a building materials related industry or construction knowledge preferred.
Additional duties or responsibilities may be required.

To Apply, or for more information:
Judson Pelt
j.pelt@speccorp.com
http://www.speccorp.com/inside-sales-little-rock

Delta Dental

Account Manager – Provider Network
https://www3.apply2jobs.com/DeltaDental/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=1116

 

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MARKETING COORDINATOR
University Communications & Marketing
Harding University / Searcy

Summary:  Under general supervision, develops and executes initiatives to create and maintain web content for Harding University web pages, coordinates digital marketing campaigns and strategies, and develops and executes marketing initiatives for the University’s graduate programs. Works closely with the director of digital media to provide support and guidance for web content and functionality needs of other areas across campus and also creates and develop digital marketing strategies for programs, departments, and the University as a whole.

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

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MARKETING DIRECTOR
Outlets of Little Rock
New England Development / Little Rock

Summary:  Reports to Outlets of Little Rock General Manager. Develops and drives all marketing efforts in the property resulting in increased traffic, sales and income.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with concentration in marketing, communications or business.  Experience in marketing, advertising, sales, sponsorship, event management and budgeting.  Knowledge of retail management, marketing, advertising and media.  Shopping center and tourism experience preferred but not required.

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume to: Teresa Hendrix, General Manager

thendrix@nedevelopment.com

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MARKETING MANAGER
University Communications & Marketing
Harding University / Searcy

Summary:  Under limited supervision, responsible for working with stakeholders and University Communications and Marketing (UCM) personnel to identify opportunities and coordinate marketing initiatives for the University and individual units.

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

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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. THV 11 producers use social listening to find stories important to our community and expand upon them in their newscasts. They must be able to multi-task and be in tune with the community where we live. The ideal candidates are team players, creative problem solvers with strong journalistic judgment, detail skills and an ability to think creatively.  Our producers must be able to skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Producer/J3K16B6HMCHTTXVGDW5/

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PROJECT MANAGER   
Acxiom / Conway
Req. ID:  JR003307

Summary:  Acxiom Corporation is seeking a Project Manager to manage the development and execution of medium to large complex, multi-phased projects with external project dependencies.  This person will be responsible for project completion within determined scope, quality, time and cost constraints.

Description:  Manage the development and execution of medium to large complex, multi-phased projects/products.  Coordinate with Product Manager, external stakeholders and 3rd parties to ensure all tasks and timelines are accounted for and tracked, keeping the project on-schedule.  Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to identify, project and escalate issues that may impact the overall timeline or cost of the project.

Requirements:  Strong MS Project skills.  Agile Project Management experience/certification.  Experience working with External Clients/Customers.  Experience managing projects that cross many different teams/functions.  Exposure to Marketing Database Technology Implementation.  PACT – Passion, Accountability, Creativity, and Teamwork (a foundation of Acxiom’s culture.)

To Apply, or for more information:

https://acxiom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AcxiomUSA/job/Conway/Project-Manager_JR003307

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR
Alzheimer’s Association / Little Rock

Summary:  The Arkansas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association seeks a Special Events Coordinator to manage fundraising activities and special events within the region.   This position reports to the Director of Development and is based in Little Rock.  This is a full-time position with benefits.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business, communication, marketing retail or related field.  Three or more (3+) years experience in fundraising or sales.  Effectively multi-task, establish priorities, and work in a fast paced environment.   High efficiency in time management and ability to meet deadlines under pressure.  Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office.  Outstanding verbal and written communications skills.  Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and able to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks.  High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.  Must be able to bend, lift, carry, transport, and set up a variety of print and event materials (weighing up to 35 pounds.)  Ability to work evenings and weekends and to travel as needed to perform job duties.  Valid driver’s license, insurance, and reliable transportation.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.alz.org/apps/jobs/JobSearchListing.asp?IDNum=2303&Chapter=National%20Office

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ASSOCIATE PRODUCER  (part-time)

KHBS – KHOG
Hearst Television / Rogers
Job ID:  1974

Summary:  KHBS-TV has an opening for a highly skilled, ambitious, hardworking Associate Producer to work in our newsroom. The qualified candidate will assist producers in all aspects of producing a newscast.  This will include writing stories, creating graphics, researching information and using video.  Associate Producers also assist in making phone calls to gather information about stories. In addition to writing for our broadcasts, our associate producers are also assigned to write/post stories daily to our website and social media sites. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, writing and tape editing skills. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone looking to get his or her foot in the door and get started in a career in journalism.

Description:  Write copy for daily newscasts and edit videos.  Assist producers and reporters with research.  Communicate effectively with assignment editors, producers, reporters, photographers, editors production staff and news managers.  Have an understanding of social media and be able to produce content on our digital platforms.  Researching and writing stories for television and digital platforms.  Making follow up calls and beat calls.  Produce newscasts as needed.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in communications or journalism preferred; OR, equivalent work experience.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1109833/Associate-Producer/

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COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR
Association of Arkansas Counties / Little Rock

Summary:  The Communications Coordinator is responsible for creating and distributing compelling content via digital (website, social media and email) channels, as well as more traditional media such as our award-winning quarterly magazine. This position is responsible for the association’s day-to-day use of existing social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Flickr) to engage members and drive traffic to available resources. The Communications Coordinator assists with writing, copyediting, event photography and web content management. He/she also will assume a lead role in the design and pagination of various AAC publications, working with outside vendors throughout the printing and distribution processes. The Communications Coordinator reports to and collaborates with the Communications Director. This is a full-time position with a competitive benefits package. Some in-state travel, including overnight, is required.  Salary is dependent upon qualifications.

About:   The Association of Arkansas Counties (AAC) serves as the official voice for Arkansas’ 75 counties. The AAC is comprised of nine member associations. Its overall purpose is to work for the improvement of county government in the state of Arkansas by providing legislative representation, on-site assistance, general research, training, various publications, and conferences to assist county and district officials in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of their offices.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required.  At least 3 years of professional experience, with demonstrated success in a communications role.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send cover letter, resume and portfolio (comprised of writing, editing, design, social media and other samples relevant to this position) to:

Christy L. Smith, Communications Director

csmith@arcounties.org

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Sales Associate Position

Health and Dental Employee Plan
401K Investment Plan
Expense Account
Limited Travel

Sales Associate will work first 6 months learning anatomy, product and techniques with a combination of office, Lab and field work.  If on target, the Sales Associate will transition to sales territory assigned to Senior Territory Manager to implement Sales training, working in hospital and surgery settings / environments.  Continued training in Lab, on-line Anatomy and Surgical techniques.  Goals are to have Sales Associate prepared in 12 months to enter into portion of sales territory and transition to commissions earned.  Commissioned Sales reps have the opportunity to earn unlimited income.

Operations Administrator Position
Health and Dental Employee Plan
401K Investment Plan
Expense Account
Limited Travel

This is a new position that will be based out of our Little Rock Office. This will be a support role reporting to our Operations Manager and our Product Control Manager.  As support grows this position will transition to Administrator over inventory control program.  This position will also support senior management administrative needs while learning what it takes to run a successful sales office.  Our goal is to grow this position from support and transition to Administrator over inventory control program.  Anatomy and surgical technique trainings along with Lab work will also be key in the success of this position and this role will be very involved.

Please send applications and resumes to Ms. Jordan Malone.

Ms. Jordan Malone
MidSouth Orthopedics/ Arthrex
501-352-1781
jordan.malone@midsouth-ortho.com

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
ForwARd Arkansas / Little Rock

Summary:  ForwARd Arkansas is seeking an Administrative Assistant to help our team achieve its organizational goals. ForwARd Arkansas is a partnership of parents, educators, civic leaders, business professionals and policy makers committed to helping every Arkansas student graduate prepared for success in college and the workplace. The Administrative Assistant will be charged with implementing administrative systems, organizing events, and overseeing special administrative projects.

Requirements:  Candidates for this position must be highly organized, be able to communicate effectively with a diverse array of stakeholders, be able to manage a variety of tasks simultaneously and to adapt quickly to change, and have a background in accounting.  Ideal candidates will possess office management experience (including experience working with accounting software), be comfortable working in the field of education policy and be comfortable presenting in front of others.

To Apply, or for more information:  Email resume (Subject Line – Administrative Assistant Application) to:

Susan Harriman, Executive Director

sharriman@forwardarkansas.org

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Our House

  • Recruitment has started for the following positions  (position descriptions can be found at https://goo.gl/forms/VEXAxaD4InRCJl6o1.)
    • Child Development AmeriCorps Member

(position descriptions can be found at https://goo.gl/forms/VEXAxaD4InRCJl6o1.)

 

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Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas

Applications for Employment are being accepted by the Human Resources Department of Little Rock Wastewater for Little Rock Wastewater

 

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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:  Submit resume to:  Bill Page, bpage@abpg.com.

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ACCOUNT MANAGER
Inuvo / Little Rock
Job ID:  990594

Summary:  nuvo is looking for a highly motivated Account Manager.  Our Account Managers are responsible for working with our interactive publishing partners to implement and optimize SearchLinks advertising technology solutions.   They are responsible for maintaining relationships and managing growth with partners.  Account Managers are expected to be personable and outgoing, and have the ability to multitask.  This position will work closely with the Inuvo sales and product teams to reach measurable goals and execute strategies promptly.  Inuvo is looking for a hardworking and passionate employee who wants to grow with a company that empowers employees to be part of the big picture, voice ideas and work together as a cohesive unit.  We have a casual atmosphere so employees can have fun while creating a great company.  We don’t believe wearing a tie makes you work harder.

Requirements:   Three to five (3-5) years experience level.  Solid understanding of digital marketing.  A great attitude- we like to hire people who get excited by facing new challenges every day. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Extensive customer service experience. Strong desire to interact with client partners.  Available to travel as needed

Preferred:  Account management experience. Proven ability to grow accounts.  Experience making money from a web based business.  Use of Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and other software.  Basic understanding of JavaScript and HTML.  Experience with search engine marketing or display advertising

To Apply, or for more information:

http://ejob.bz/ATS/PortalViewRequirement.do?reqGK=990594

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ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR
Office of Marketing & Communications
Lyon College / Batesville

Summary:  Reporting to the associate vice president, the administrative coordinator is responsible for maintaining a calendar of all marketing and communications requests, projects, and events; working with campus departments to establish deadlines and project details; and assisting with office and clerical tasks such as billing, phones, email, and correspondences. Some attendance of on-campus activities to include athletic, fundraising, formal, and community events is required.  Some nights and weekends may be required

Requirements:  Candidates must have relevant work experience, an understanding of appropriate use of language and content, strong written and spoken communication skills, the ability to work independently and pursue information, be detail oriented, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines. High school diploma required; college degree preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Send letter of application and resume with the names of at least three references and their contact information to:

Lyon College
PO Box 2317
Batesville, AR 72503-2317
jobs@lyon.edu

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CREATIVE VIDEO EDITOR
360 Filmworks / Little Rock

Summary:  360 Filmworks is looking for a driven, creative and skilled video editor. The ideal candidate will be self motivated and excited to provide multiple approaches to each project. You should be comfortable working with different types of music, audio and footage. It will be your job to take content and bring it to the next level in the post production phase.  The video editor will report to the Associate Director of Broadcast and collaborate with DP’s, motion graphics artist, creative directors, copywriters and producers. We are looking for someone who can receive feedback and constructive criticism as opportunities to make things better.  360 Filmworks is based in Little Rock and works collaboratively with Stone Ward Advertising to produce award winning broadcasts across multiple platforms.  Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Requirements:  Proficiency in Adobe Premiere and Audition.  Knowledge of Adobe After Effects is a Plus.  Strong organizational and time management skills.  Ability to multi-task, respond calmly under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines.  Desire to learn new skills and stay up to date on technical and digital video developments and successfully apply these to projects to help improve the creative product.

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

Katy Bartlett
kbartlett@360filmworks.com

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DIRECTOR OF FOUNDATION RELATIONS
Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

Summary:  Position works to develop meaningful relationships with various constituencies to grow the donor base of Walton Arts Center and increase contributed income. The Director of Foundation Relations works closely with VP of Development, CEO, and Executive Team to design and execute a comprehensive development strategy for major foundations. The Director of Foundation Relations is responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources. This includes compiling, writing and editing grant applications, as well as developing templates to streamline the grant proposal process. Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals; strong editing skills; attention to detail; ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment; knowledge of fundraising information sources and basic fundraising techniques and strategies; knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research; strong contributor in team environments; ability to monitor and meet income goals. Position also provides leadership to Development team with significant involvement in special events.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in communications, English or related field. 5 years of development experience desired, experience in grant writing required. Proven record of excellent interpersonal communication skills as well as strong writing skills required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.waltonartscenter.org/director-foundation-relations/

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EDITOR
Chicot County Spectator / Lake Village

Summary:  The Chicot County Spectator, a county seat community weekly in Lake Village seeks a well-rounded newspaper person to write and edit local news, design pages, and represent the newspaper in its community. Advertising experience would be helpful. Lake Village is located on Lake Chicot, an 18-mile-long oxbow lake famous for bass and crappie fishing, boating and camping. Good benefits, good quality of life, and opportunity for career advancement

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

Barney White, Publisher

bwhite@ashleynewsobserver.com

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HERITAGE AGENCY DIRECTOR

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock
Position Number:  22092684
Salary:  $50,029 – $77,539

Summary:  The Heritage Agency Director is responsible for the planning and direction of the overall operation of a Department of Arkansas Heritage agency, providing direction to lower level managers, performing administrative duties and coordinating activities with other work units within and outside the department. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related area; plus six years of experience in program development and administration, including three years 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.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=e8172a650c660de3d41a47985f368f63&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=86841

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HERITAGE AGENCY DIRECTOR
Historic Arkansas Museum
Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock
Position Number:  22092667

Salary:  $50,029 – $77,539

Summary:  The Heritage Agency Director is responsible for the planning and direction of the overall operation of a Department of Arkansas Heritage agency, providing direction to lower level managers, performing administrative duties and coordinating activities with other work units within and outside the department. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related area; plus six years of experience in program development and administration, including three years 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:  The formal education equivalent of a master’s degree with a major in public or business administration, management or related field; plus five (5) years of progressively more responsible experience in the related area, including three (3) years of supervisory and management experience.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=e8172a650c660de3d41a47985f368f63&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=86837

 

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PRODUCER

KFSM
Tribune Media / Fort Smith
Job ID:  2016-45059

Summary:  KFSM (CBS) in Fort Smith /Fayetteville is looking for newscast producer. The right person will take pride in producing great content for the markets #1 rated newscasts. As a bonus, you’re moving to one of the fastest growing regions in the U.S. fueled by Walmart and Tyson headquarters and the University of Arkansas. We even offer vacation days to enjoy the fantastic Ozark scenery with endless biking, hiking and boating opportunities.  The Producer must have instinctive news judgment, excellent writing and communication skills, plus a strong understanding on how to push 5NEWS across several platforms. This position requires a college degree in journalism or related field of study. You must be an experienced and proficient show producer. You don’t “stack” shows, you “craft” them.

Description:   Oversee assigned newscasts and related production and coordination of 5NEWS content across all platforms by ensuring journalistic excellence and creativity, achieving ratings goals, managing resources, and supervising news producers to enhance our success and reputation as the number one local news organization.  Review stories, scripts and rundowns with producers and reporters to ensure proper content, tight news writing, effective crafting, continuity and thorough coverage of news and community events. Double-check for factual, informational and spelling errors.  Manage coverage of breaking news ensuring all production and technical elements are properly coordinated.  Coordinate news coverage with web team so 5NEWS newscasts and 5NEWSONLINE.COM are aggressive and consistent.  Oversee promotion and branding of 5NEWS newscasts by advising topical producers, and web producers on upcoming newscasts and events.  Serve as liaison between newscasts.  Regularly contribute to editorial content by reading newspapers, periodicals, wire services, day files, screening news feeds, etc. Regularly critiquing and evaluating content with the News Director to ensure editorial consistency, standards, direction, and news judgment.  Coordinate coverage of special news events (election coverage, special news conferences, etc.) as assigned.  Fill-in for producers and associate producers as needed.

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

 

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PROJECT MANAGER / BPAC RECORDING STUDIO
John Brown University / Siloam Springs

Summary:  Responsible for the maintenance and usage of the BPAC Recording Studio. Primary recording engineer and project manager for all student, class, and community recording projects.  Assistance with recording of BPAC events, when requested by AVL.

Description:  Maintenance of studio software and equipment.  Management of university, student, and community recording projects.  Teaching in the area of audio technology.  Building maintenance. Maintenance of established inventory processes.  Event planning/management in conjunction with the Event Coordinator of the BPAC.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree with five (5) years experience in audio engineering required.  Five (5) years experience in audio engineering.  Proficiency in Logic Pro X.  Proficiency in Avid ProTools.  Ability to work as a member of a team, specifically with Music & Theatre faculty and the Event Coordinator of the BPAC; excellent interpersonal skills.

Preferred:  Master’s Degree with specific experience in studio recording, mixing and mastering preferred.  Ten (10) years experience in studio recording, mixing and mastering.  Experience in the higher education setting.  Teaching and course design experience.  Apple Pro Certification.  Avid ProTools12 Certification.  Willingness to learn other areas of technical expertise relevant to the BPAC building.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jbu.edu/hr/staff/positions/project_manager_bpac_recording_studio/

 

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SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
KATV 7
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little Rock
Tracking Code:  7181

Summary:  KATV, in Little Rock, is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Sales Account Executive. We are looking for someone who can connect with clients and help them achieve their business objectives through effective TV and digital advertising. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, have an enthusiastic and outgoing personality, along with a drive to succeed. Most importantly – we are looking for a hard-working salespeople who want to have FUN at work, make money, and help local businesses grow. Our Account Executives are some of the highest commissioned sales people in the industry. If you are interested in selling some of the best media in the industry, we want to hear from you!

Description:  Handle outside sales calls.  Prospect customers and lead generation.  Attract and close advertisers to sell products and services via TV and Digital Solutions.  Provide input on sales promotions ideas to sales management.  Retain current business and develop new business contacts.  Present marketing/advertising ideas to area businesses.  Sell commercial advertising time and other station products to local advertisers.  Attain budgeted revenue goals through effective solicitations, promotions and service.  Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising.

Requirements:  Outside media sales experience preferred;  professional appearance a must.  Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives and social media required.  Enjoy a fast paced environment with a desire to win.  Ability to build and maintain positive customer relationships.  Competitive, persuasive, energetic and self-motivated traits.  Strong organizational, written and presentation skills.  Ability to overcome objections.  Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=6566&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

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SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Team SI / Little Rock

Summary:  You’re an experienced professional who has practiced social listening skills, built communities and engagement with online audiences, and driven true business results with digital media. You understand digital campaigns and can create programs that target and maximize the reach of brands or specific communications campaigns. You enjoy working with other communicators to incorporate digital & social strategies as part of larger integrated programs that include traditional media relations, websites and other digital activations, paid advertising and mobile technologies. You cannot only conceive and execute social strategies but also measure its impact and effectiveness.

Description:  You’ll work as a Senior Account Executive as part of our digital communications team. As a Senior Account Executive you will lead client engagements and developing digital marketing plans and supervising plan executions. You’ll supervise account managers who implement and manage all social media, SEO, and reputation management activities for their clients.

Requirements:  An experienced professional engaged in social networks, digital media, online forums and blogging.  Knows how to integrate communications strategies across several channels specifically earned, shared, and owned media.  Skilled in creating social initiatives that meet brand objectives along with increasing web traffic, boosting sales, producing a return on investment and/or demonstrating measurable consumer awareness.  Familiarity with digital marketing products / services and able to analyze, measure and report on engagement with digital marketing programs.  An avid subject matter expert who is able to educate clients and internal teams on social trends, tools and programs.  A good listener, a team player, and counselor who can build strong relationships with agency clients, account staff, and other senior managers in the firm.  Build digital strategies based on client’s needs and implement the strategies.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.teamsi.com/career-descriptions/senior-account-executive

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SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR
Lyon College / Batesville

Summary:  Lyon College seeks a special events coordinator for the office of marketing and communications. Reporting to the associate vice president, the coordinator is involved in all aspects of planning for the Arkansas Scottish Festival, homecoming, and fundraising events to include booking venues, planning food service and entertainment, decorating, and providing staff with necessary event information. The coordinator is responsible for maintaining a detailed calendar of events, providing prompts and reminders for upcoming deadlines, and assisting in the execution of event details. Attendance of on-campus activities to include athletic, fundraising, formal, and community events is required. Some nights and weekends are required.

Requirements:  Candidates must have relevant work experience, an understanding of appropriate use of language and content, strong written and spoken communication skills, the ability to work independently and pursue information, be detail oriented, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines. High school diploma required; college degree preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Send letter of application and resume with the names of at least three references and their contact information to:

Lyon College
PO Box 2317
Batesville, AR 72503-2317
jobs@lyon.edu

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ANCHOR / REPORTER
KHBS – KHOG
Hearst Television / Rogers
Job ID:  2048

Summary:  KHBS is looking for a Weekend Anchor/Reporter who can bring the energy of live reporting to our anchor desk. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we’re looking for an anchor who isn’t afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. Our next weekend anchor/reporter will enterprise exclusives, tell compelling stories, and execute energetic live shots. We are looking for this market’s next leader who isn’t afraid to ask the tough questions, and will hold those in power accountable. Our anchors are newsroom leaders who write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has excellent live reporting skills.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience.  Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover stories.  Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work.

Preferred:  Past anchor experience (2-5 years.)  Past reporting experience(2-5 years.)

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1154027/Anchor-Reporter/

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ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER / ESTIMATOR
Archway Graphic Designs / Little Rock
Salary:  $45,000 (with quarterly bonuses)

Summary:  Archway Graphic Designs is a premier architectural sign manufacturer. Our team specializes in the creation of cutting edge environmental graphics.  We are looking for a self-motivated, reliable and detail-oriented Project Manager / Estimator.  Benefits include:  two weeks paid vacation;  personal time off;  health insurance; and eight (8) paid holidays.

Requirements:  Two to three (2-3) years experience in the construction, architectural or interiors industry.  Great communication and organizational skills.  Detail oriented.  Adobe Creative Suite, Corel or CAD experience.  Proficient with Microsoft Office.  Non-negligent driver’s license.

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

Liz Morris
lmorris@archwaygraphic.com

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COMMUNICATIONS & VOLUNTEER MANAGER
United Way of Northwest Arkansas / Lowell

Summary:  We are searching for a Communications & Volunteer Manager to join the United Way Northwest Arkansas team. We have an immediate opening for a creative, dynamic, energetic, self-starter to join the Resource Development and Marketing Team. We seek a visionary marketing and communications professional that can bring United Way’s evolving brand to life; illustrate our mission and work thru various means of communication; and write in a way that excites, engages and motivates the community to take action. This position works with all departments to maintain consistent messaging.

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree from accredited four-year college or university required; degree in communications related field preferred; five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume and cover letter describing 1) qualifications and experience; 2) salary requirements, 3) how you learned about the position and 4) include writing and/or creative design samples to:

Christina Hinds
Vice President, Resource Development
chinds@unitedwaynwa.org 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT / FUNDRAISER
Humane Society of Pulaski County / Little Rock

Summary:  Works with the Board President and the Board to plan and execute resource development strategies and monitor progress toward goals.  Cultivates and solicits major gifts and grants from individuals, corporations, Combined Federal Campaign, foundations, and others.  Works cooperatively with HSPC staff including the Volunteer Coordinator and volunteers.  Maintains commitment to the philosophies and polices of HSPC in performance of his/her duties.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in marketing or related field preferred.  Two to three (2-3) years of experience with proven non-profit fundraising success in Central Arkansas.  Self-starter, initiating activities within the framework provided with minimal supervision.  Proven experience working with the public, developing and maintaining excellent relationships to support goals/mission; strong interpersonal and Public Speaking skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; organizational skills with attention to detail; professional public image.  Passion for animal welfare is a plus.  Experience with Microsoft Office; design experience with publishing, photo editing, website and social medial tools.  Ability to work flexible hours, which will sometimes include evenings and weekends.

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

Sharon Morris
sharon@warmhearts.org 

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EDITOR
Mena Star / Mena

Summary:  Editor for high energy weekly community newspaper in Mena, AR. 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 or applicable experience is required. Excelled in photography a plus. We offer an excellent competitive salary, paid holidays, vacation and health insurance. The Mena Star is a 4,500 weekly community newspaper in every sense of the word, nestled in the Ouachita Mountains 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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GRANT WRITER
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center / Harrison
Job ID:  2016-1844

Summary:  Conducts research on grants available through the government, corporations, and foundations to support proposed, current, and ongoing projects. Develops relationships with potential funders via phone calls, visits, and letters of inquiry. Plans and writes funding applications. Establishes a tracking system to ensure application deadlines are met.

Requirements:  Bachelors in marketing, grant administration, statistics, public or business administration or related field.  Two years of experience in grant writing, business development, administrative analysis, grant administration, or closely related experience.

Preferred:  Medical/ Hospital grant experience.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://careers-narmc.icims.com/jobs/1844/grant-writer/job

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GRANT WRITING CONSULTANT
Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter / Rogers

Summary:  The Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter (NWAWS) is seeking a grant writing consultant with demonstrated experience and success in preparing and writing governmental grants. NWAWS is seeking immediate services for three grants (for VOCA, FVPSA, and STOP) with an internal organizational deadline of May 1, 2017.

Preferred:  Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated experience and success submitting grants for human service programs or projects.

To Apply, or for more information:  Candidates are asked to submit the following information for consideration:  1) a description of experience, qualifications, and education;  2)  adescription of the proposed pricing structure for grant writing services;  3) references from at least three other organizations, including contact information; and 4)  short writing sample of up to one page addressing an issue associated with a past proposal.  Submit materials to:
Merritt Royal, Development Director
mroyal@nwaws.org

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INTERN
KTHV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

Summary:  THV 11 is looking for driven college students to learn about the fast-paced world of broadcast journalism and work hands on with industry professionals through our paid internship program. We are currently looking to fill positions for 2017.  Throughout the program students will learn skills to assist them in getting their first job in media.  Depending on your focus, assignments would include working side by side with experienced journalists in storytelling, newscast producing, videography, digital and social media.

Requirements:  Our program requires interns to receive college credit and provide proof of enrollment in that course.  We prefer students have a minimum 3.0 GPA in their major course of study.  Depending on the number of hours required by your school, and your focus, we will create a weekly schedule to allow you to learn all aspects of what it’s like to work in a newsroom.  All internship candidates must complete an online application, cover letter and resume.

To Apply, or for more information: 

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Intern/J3G4GM6JM1TWPQ121LM/

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INTERN / MARKETING
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center / Harrison
Job. ID:  2016-1890

Summary:  Assist with general design, layout, and production of communication collateral pieces such as: ads, flyers, posters, web and video.  This is an unpaid student internship.

Requirements:  Enrolled in a program for marketing, web or graphic design programming, etc.  Program must be at an accredited college, community college or technical school.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-narmc.icims.com/jobs/1890/intern—marketing/job

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MANAGER / VOLUNTEER SERVICES
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center / Harrison
Job ID:  2017-202

Summary:  This full-time position is responsible for managing, coordinating and developing the volunteer services for all areas of NARMC including Junior Volunteers, Hospice Volunteers, and NARMC Auxiliary.  This position is also responsible for the NARMC Gold Club.

Requirements:  Associate Degree plus five years’ of solid work experience in related role or combination of education and experience.   Three to five (3-5) years experience in management or supervision with strong organizational skills and excellent communication and customer service skills.  Demonstrated ability with team building.

Preferred:  BS Degree in related discipline.  Experience with working with volunteer or volunteer organizations.  Certified Volunteer Manager.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-narmc.icims.com/jobs/2027/manager—volunteer-services/job

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MANAGING EDITOR
Jonesboro Sun / Jonesboro

Summary:  The Jonesboro Sun, a 20,000 circulation, seven-day daily in Northeast Arkansas seeks a versatile managing editor.  This is a full-time position. Primary duties will involve editing copy, dealing with news department personnel, with emphasis on working with the reporting staff by making assignments, covering beats, producing content for special sections and seeing that the assignments are completed properly.  The ME also works with the pagination hub in Paducah, KY.  The ME will also contribute one editorial or column per week. The ME works the night schedule from around 3 p.m. to midnight on Monday and Tuesday nights and ordinarily works a day schedule of 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday but may fill in for an absent editor. This person’s immediate supervisor is the editor. The ME must be a leader in all news department functions and ranks second in the chain of command for a full-time staff of 17. Jonesboro is a thriving community of about 77,000 residents. It is home to Arkansas State University, whose main campus has about 13,000 students.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism. Substantial daily newspaper experience of at least six years preferred — a significant portion of which should have been as a reporter and a signi cant portion as an editor.  Strong supervisory skills and the ability to work well under the press of a deadline.

To Apply, or for more information:  Email resume, writing samples and references to:

Chris Wessel, Editor
cwessel@jonesborosun.com 

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MARKETER
SpotRight / Little Rock

Summary:  SpotRight is looking for an amazing, smart, motivated marketer to own the marketing funnel. You will be in charge of attracting traffic to our site, converting that traffic into new business leads, and nurturing those leads into customers, which sales will help you accomplish.  You will learn and grow in virtually every aspect of marketing and marketing technology.

Requirements:   BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience.  Two to three (2-3) years marketing experience.  Social media expert and active user.  Excellent communication skills and creative thinker, using data to inform decisions.

Preferred:  WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Analytics, Salesforce, Marketo.

To Apply, or for more information:  http://spotright.com/marketer/

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METEOROLOGIST / REPORTER
KHBS – KHOG
Hearst Television / Rogers
Job ID:  2047

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

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

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

To Apply, or for more information: 
http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1153992/Meteorologist-Reporter/ 

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MORNING TRAFFIC ANCHOR / REPORTER
KHBS – KHOG
Hearst Television / Rogers
Job ID:  2045

Summary:  KHBS is now hiring a Morning Traffic Anchor/Reporter. We need a good storyteller who has excellent on-air presence and excellent communication skills. We want someone who can interact with our viewers on social media.  The successful candidate is a Multimedia Journalist with a passion for journalism who has the ability to tell good news stories, generate story ideas, write to video and do compelling live shots for newscasts. We are seeking a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day.  The right candidate should be an accurate, ethical, compelling storyteller with a team attitude.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred or equivalent work experience.  Looking for one to two (1-2) years as journalist and storyteller in a commercial television station.

To Apply, or for more information:
http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1153726/Morning-Traffic-Anchor-Reporter/ 

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NEWSCAST DIRECTOR
KTHV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

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

Requirements:  Knowledge of Sony ELC Control Room Automation and Sony production switcher is a big plus.  Experience with ENPS, BitCentral Precis and Miranda Vertigo also a plus.  3 years’ experience in various aspects of television production preferred.  Excellent communication skills required, with an emphasis on working as a team with producers.   Flexible shifts may include holiday and weekend work.

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert
http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Newscast-Director/J3L0QC65D1M0X0GPBMW/ 

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PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER
Simmons Bank / Little Rock
Req. ID:  2017-1553

Summary:  Simmons Bank is seeking an experienced public relations professional to lead communications, media relations and sponsorship programs for the company.  This individual will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive public relations plan as a piece of the bank’s overall marketing strategy. The Public Relations Manager must remain up-to-date on current events and emerging trends, as well as bank products, activities and goals to identify opportunities to develop communication strategies surrounding them. The PR Manager must be a strong communicator, writer and editor and must also be able to leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts with industry media and thought leaders.

Requirements:  BS/BA degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or a related discipline required.  Four to six (4-6) years of experience in job-related position.  Experience in acting as a company spokesperson.  Strong relationships with both local and national business and industry media outlets.  Exceptional writing, proofing and editing skills.   Solid experience with social media including blogs, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.  Event planning experience.  MS Office programs.

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://careers-simmonsbank.icims.com/jobs/1553/public-relations-manager/job

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SENIOR ANALYST / MARKETING
Windstream / Little Rock

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+) years 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/J3H8536X9MFC8T0CY46?searchid=401125c8-5385-49ab-8513-45b2d0320237

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SENIOR ANALYST / MARKETING (RR)
Windstream / Little Rock

Summary:  This role is a part of the Consumer/Small Business Customer Experience team and will be devoted to uncovering opportunities to improve the customer experience at Windstream by using data analytics and applying a continuous improvement lens to solve for business problems.  This position will partner with peers across the enterprise to understand the customer journey and underlying supporting processes and people.  It will be directly responsible for supporting customer experience mapping and design efforts by quantifying customer problems, process inefficiencies and high impact root causes to develop business cases and set priorities for customer experience initiatives.  Additionally the role will be responsible for analyzing the business impact of the issue and measuring the success of the teams’ efforts.

Requirements:  College degree and five or more (5+) years professional level experience; OR, seven or more (7+) years professional level related experience; OR, an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience desired.  Knowledge of wireline/wireless products; market research methodologies; current and emerging technologies.

Preferred:  Educational experience and/or proficiency in: Microsoft Project, Visio; Microsoft Access (or equivalent statistical software.)  Experience analyzing and combining multiple sets of data to articulate business needs and outcomes. One to three (1-3) years in Continuous Improvement that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position.  Possesses a bias for action and avoids workplace distractions.  Experience performing analytics with speech and text analytics software solutions preferred.  Proven ability to drive performance targets to completion.

Customer-centric approach with a dedication to excellence in customer experience and business performance.

To Apply, or for more information: 
https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/sr-analyst-marketing-rr/J3K4716823B100R5D1Y?searchid=401125c8-5385-49ab-8513-45b2d0320237

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SENIOR DEVELOPMENT OFFICER / ANNUAL GIFT
ACH Foundation – Northwest Arkansas Office
Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Springdale
Posting Number:  3033377

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

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree (Non-Profit Management, Business, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or other similar field of study.)  Five years total experience required.

Preferred:  Master’s degree (Non-Profit Management, Business, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or other similar field of study.)  Seven years total experience required.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3033377

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SENIOR DIRECTOR OF SALES
Acxiom / Conway
Req. ID:  JR00325

Description:  Meet or exceed revenue goals through client adoption of Acxiom Audience Solution products and services.  Attract, retain and grow top industry talent.  Grow Brand/Partner/Reseller network where applicable.  Establish/expand footprint of Acxiom products and solutions in use in assigned markets including but not limited to:  Use of Acxiom data to develop online/offline targeted campaigns.  Acxiom measurement process and solutions.  Integration with all Acxiom platforms.  Foster collaboration between Acxiom product organizations and client set to develop differentiated features for the client’s products and services.  Develop deep vertical knowledge.  Accurately forecast the business.  Foster trust and cooperation across divisions and LOBs.  Monitor status of all activity related to sales campaigns, operational milestones and financial metrics.  Work with partner to ensure regular reporting on use of Acxiom products so as to enable billing and to support Acxiom’s internal measurement systems.  Work collaboratively with colleagues to develop and share best practices.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.  Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in sales, sales leadership, customer support, or partner management.  Proven track record of meeting/exceeding goals by managing opportunities requiring follow through with multiple stakeholders.  Ability to establish strong working relationships with peers.  PACT – Passion, Accountability, Creativity, Teamwork (foundation of Acxiom’s culture.)

Preferred:  Deep knowledge of digital/programmatic advertising, especially related to ad targeting and measurement of advertising effectiveness.  Knowledge of brand marketing and advertising agencies ecosystems and experience selling into multiple industry verticals.  Experience selling data programmatic / data driven marketing.  Energy and drive to grow joint success.  Ability to become an extension of the brands, associates and ecosystem for which you are responsible.

To Apply, or for more information: 
https://acxiom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AcxiomUSA/job/Conway/Sr-Director-of-Sales_JR003252-1

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SENIOR MARKETING COORDINATOR
TruService Community Federal Credit Union / Little Rock

Summary:  As the Marketing Coordinator, you are the inside advertising agency responsible for crafting and telling the TruService Credit Union story through multiple touch points. In addition, you will be responsible for creating and implementing marketing campaigns designed to serve our current membership and increase our membership base throughout Central AR.  This is an extremely high profile position within our organization and reports directly to the CEO of the credit union.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree.  Strong writing and graphic design skills – proficiency in desktop publishing software in a PC environment using Adobe Creative Suite software is a must.  Experience using WordPress, Constant Contact or other email marketing software desired.  Experience and/or general knowledge of digital marketing strategy strongly desired, including understanding of Google analytics, Google Ad Words/Pay per Click/Remarketing/SEO.  Outgoing personality that demonstrates a positive, friendly and energetic attitude.  Strong project management skills and attention to detail.  Ability to manage and deliver multiple deadline drive projects throughout the company.  Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends for various community events.

Preferred:  Financial institution marketing experience.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume and writing samples/graphic design portfolio to:  jobs@truservice.net.

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SOFTWARE PRODUCT MANAGER
Euronet Software Solutions / Little Rock

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

Requirements:  Business or technical Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience preferred. Five or more (5+) years experience in Software product management in the payments or financial services industry is required with a track record of creating successful new product launches and life cycle management.  Proven record of success in product marketing management, as well as functional experience in technology planning, business development, and project management.  Proven leadership skills and demonstrated ability to successfully motivate cross-organizational teams. Software product strategy & life cycle management that includes market analysis, user requirement gathering and definition, roadmap and release development, through to end of life. Strong communication skills (verbal, written, presentation) with ability to advocate solutions and products to all levels of an organization – internally and externally. Strategic thinker with demonstrated experience in developing, planning, communicating and executing a successful vision for the organization derived from market trends, competitive offerings, and customer requirements. Flexible and agile in responding to change in a dynamic industry and working environment. Results oriented, organized, and able to focus on both short term goals and long-term vision. Understand customer pain points and key usage model trends through customer insights. Outstanding influencing and negotiation skills and proven relationship building skills.

To Apply, or for more information:
http://www.euronetworldwide.com/corporate/careers.cfm 

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VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES
Cumulus Media / Fort Smith

Summary:  Cumulus is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated VP-Sales to drive revenue in our market.  We have a cohesive, proven sales team that believes in high activity and produces results, which make the payout for this role very appealing for the “right” candidate.  We are looking for someone who lives by our motto “Excellence is our Attitude and Expectation.”  If you like to work in a fun, competitive, and results-driven environment, Cumulus-Ft. Smith would like to hear from you.

Requirements:  Media sales experience with a proven track record of success.  Highly developed training and coaching skills including; skills in organization, delegating, interviewing and motivating sales people.  Demonstrate high energy level and achievement-oriented attitude toward sales, sales training and education, and client relations.  Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.  Possess valid driver’s license and have access to a personal car.

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

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WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPER
SpotRight / Little Rock

Description:  Develop design, implement, and test application software.  Independently performs analysis to develop and implement high level designs.  Remains current on industry standards in web development.  Ability to research, develop and propose new technologies to improve application architecture.  Finds and recommends opportunities for continuous improvement.  Makes recommendations towards the development of new code or reuse of existing code.  Authors technical documentation.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering (or equivalent experience) and five or more (5+) years experienceStrong HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript skills. Need to be proficient in core JavaScript and industry standard libraries like jQuery.  Experience with at least one JavaScript MVC frameworks such as Ember or Angular.  Familiarity with responsive design concepts and design best practices.  Familiarity with Unix/Linux environment and with a version control system like Git or SVN.  Proficient with tools for website debugging and cross browser testing.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Ability to own outcomes and results, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.  Creativity, flexibility, ability to multi-task and a strong desire to learn and take on new challenges is a must.

Preferred:  Knowledge of CoffeeScript or TypeScript.  Experience with NodeJS, ExpressJS, MongooseJS, Ruby on Rails.  Experience with CSS frameworks such as Bootstrap or Foundation.

To Apply, or for more information:
http://spotright.com/web-application-developer/

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WEEKEND ANCHOR / MSJ
KTHV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

Summary:  KTHV is looking for a great journalist and anchor who can lead our weekend newscasts. We want a journalist who can not only deliver the news from the behind the desk but also find it and tell it from the field.

Requirements:  The ideal candidate can enterprise, shoot, write and edit their own stories and has expert social media skills.  Two to three years experience preferred.

To Apply, or for more information: 
http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Weekend-Anchor-MSJ/J3J3FD6KXXZGV3T2WGP/

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WEEKEND SPORTS ANCHOR / REPORTER
KHBS – KHOG
Hearst Television / Rogers
Job ID:  2046

Summary:  KHBS-TV is looking for a weekend sports anchor/reporter who can break the clichéd local sports model. We are looking for a sportscaster who can break the big sports stories, move beyond the dry press conference sound bites, enterprise compelling human interest stories, and find the unique angles that will captivate the non-sports fan. Our next weekend sports anchor/reporter will turn both sports and news stories during the week.  Must be able to enterprise exclusives, tell compelling stories, and execute energetic live shots. We are looking for a sportscaster who knows when sports news is breaking news, and wants to jump into continuous coverage of breaking weather or news. Our next sports anchor/reporter will help mentor and grow a team of reporters and producers who contribute to sports specials and event coverage. Our sports anchors write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind. The weekend sports anchor/reporter will work out of the Northwest Arkansas newsroom in Rogers.

Description:  Delivers scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose.  Regularly plans, gathers and assembles stories on sports, day-of news or special project assignments.  Works with or without a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and captivating sound.  Coordinates with news managers and producers to develop stories that go beyond surface details, that accentuate unique enterprise angles, and have exclusive content.  Develops a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information, and allow us to break stories of significance.  Will contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day.  Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under extraordinary pressure.  An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components.  Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards.  Appears on behalf of the station at public events.

Requirements:  College degree or equivalent work/military experience.

Preferred:  Past sports experience.  Past news experience.

To Apply, or for more information: 
http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1153728/Weekend-Sports-Anchor-Reporter/

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ADVANCEMENT SERVICES COORDINATOR
Development Office
University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock
Position Number:  R99830
Closing:  June 5

Summary:  The Advancement Services Coordinator will report to the Executive Director of Advancement Services under the direction of the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement. This position serves as a valued member of the alumni and development services team with job duties supporting accounting, gift processing, records, and prospect research for internal and external needs of the University and the University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree and proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

Preferred:  Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Accounting and experience with AWA Advance.

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6167

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ASSISTANT TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR
Bryant School District / Bryant

Summary:  The Assistant Technology Director’s primary goal is to assist the Technology Director in management and maintenance of components, programs, and personnel associated with the technology program.

Requirements:  Associate’s Degree (two year college or technical school) in Information Technology or related field.

Preferred:  Bachelor’s Degree (four year college or technical school) in Information Technology or related field.

To Apply, or for more information:

 

 

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
ACLU of Arkansas / Little Rock

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

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

https://www.acluarkansas.org/en/jobs/were-hiring-communications-director-aclu-arkansas

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
Hendrix College / Conway

Summary:  Hendrix College is currently seeking a Communications Director to develop and execute consistent messaging to support the College’s alumni and constituent engagement, brand and reputation management and campaign fundraising goals.

Requirements:  Degree in journalism, public relations or similar field preferred.  Five years of relevant experience.  Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.  Proficient in Microsoft Office and social media tools.  Proven ability to set goals and meet deadlines.  Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.  Ability to discern audience and communications objectives for multiple campus partners.  Appreciation for integrated, simplified processes that conserve human and capital resources and yield significant results.  Discretion and strict maintenance of confidentiality are essential.  Excellent telephone etiquette and interpersonal skills.

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

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COMMUNITY MARKETING COORDINATOR
Life Strategies Counseling, Inc. / Little Rock

Summary:  The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for planning, development and implementation of all of the Organization’s marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal. Oversees development and implementation of support materials and services in the area of marketing, communications and public relations both internally and externally.

Requirements:  BS degree and five (5) years related experience.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.lscihelp.com/careers/job-search/community-marketing-coordinator/

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CONTENT MARKETING ASSISTANT  (part-time)
Bespoke Media Group / Little Rock

Summary:  At Bespoke Media Group we’re using the power of visual storytelling and technology to answer questions, solve problems, and create delightful experiences. We’re looking for someone with creativity and passion who can contribute to big product initiatives. There are stories waiting to be told on platforms yet to be built. If you have a multidisciplinary mindset when approaching problems and use a diversity of skills to solve them, we think you’d be a great fit on our team.  You will create content with the Product Management team and be involved in the process for strategizing and implementing client solutions-user experience research, implementing content strategies, creating and aggregating creative assets for use in digital campaigns, writing and producing downloadable content and blog content, and more. Without your marketing efforts, our clients’ website visitors have no reason to convert into leads or customers.

Requirements:  Two or more (2+) years of project management, creative writing, and marketing experience.  Past experience building audiences either online or offline.  Ability to think critically about strategies and vision.  Highly self-motivated and resourceful, able to work without close supervision.  Basic understanding of SEO and Analytics.  Basic familiarity with marketing automation, sales funnel optimization.  Excellent communication skills-you need to be able to clearly articulate your decisions to team members and clients.

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Creative Writing.  Experience with photography, videography, graphic design, and/or web development a plus.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Bespoke-Video-Production/jobs/Content-Marketing-Assistant-644da92f62ccaeeb?q=company%3ABespoke

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COORDINATOR OF COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
Hendrix College / Conway

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

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

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

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DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT
Wildwood Park for the Arts / Little Rock

Summary:  Wildwood Park for the Arts’ Development Assistant provides detailed and organized administrative support within the development department which secures donor funds and philanthropic resources to support the Park’s programming, facilities and green space. Additionally, the position recruits and manages volunteers for Wildwood and serves as the liaison for the Board of Directors.

Description:  Accurately tracks philanthropic requests to and receipts from individuals, foundations and organizations.  Manages and accurately updates the donor and pledge databases in Ovation and other formats, sending correspondence from the organization to donors and prospective donors in both electronic and hard formats in a timely manner.  Maintains the grant application calendar.  Organizes and generates all development mailings.  Processes annual giving and membership appeals and renewals.  Researches business/corporate and individual fundraising prospects. Drafts proposals, grants, reports or other development documents. Organizes and calendars meetings with prospects upon request. Manages recruiting and fulfillment of volunteers for events, regularly occurring volunteer duties, and episodic duties.  Tracks volunteer hours and serves as lead staff for organizing the Park’s annual volunteer recognition event.  Serves as correspondent and calendar manager for members of the Board of Directors.  Records minutes and submits timely reports of meetings of the Board of Directors.  Serves with other staff members in supporting special events, festivals, presentations and productions at Wildwood and takes on additional assignments as requested by management.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree is required, with communications, public relations, business or other related areas preferred.

Preferred:  Two or more years of experience in nonprofit arts organizations, sales and/or development experience.

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

Mary Bea Gross, Development Officer

marybea@wildwoodpark.org 

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Susan G. Komen Ozark / Springdale

Summary:  The Development Officer (DO) is responsible for planning and leading all revenue development activities for the Affiliate. The position is responsible for ensuring the success and diversification of revenue development strategies with emphasis on annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, third party events, foundation support, national programs and special events, including Race for the Cure.  This position requires an ability to build strong relationships with individual and corporate donors, advertising and marketing agencies, vendors, the Board of Directors, volunteers, sponsors and colleagues. This individual is committed to the Susan G Komen mission and will be charged with identifying creative and sustainable donor development programs which will enable the Affiliate to capitalize on diverse revenue channels with a donor-centric focus.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree required.  Minimum of five (5) years professional experience including responsibility for revenue development and a proven track record in professional revenue development.  Strong organizational skills to plan, implement, and administer revenue development events and programs.  Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and public speaking skills.  Interpersonal skills and ability to work well with a diverse population.  A high degree of integrity that garners the trust and respect of others.  Dedication to principles of inclusion.  A record of planning and supporting growth.  A professional nature with the ability to meet deadlines and quickly establish priorities.  Organizational skills with thoroughness, timeliness, and detail when working under pressure.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint.)  Prior experience working with or reporting to a Board of Directors.  Ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment.

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

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DIGITAL SALES SPECIALIST
THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

Summary:  THV 11 Marketing Solutions is seeking a detail-oriented individual to join our sales department as Digital Sales Specialist.  This person will work strategically with our sales staff to generate creative solutions that deliver customer results through our digital assets as well as monitor campaign performance. The individual must possess knowledge of SEM and SEO, social media management and marketing, and display advertising sales and design across desktop and mobile platforms.

Requirements:  Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.  Ability to multitask, manage multiple assignments and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team-oriented environment.  Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Photoshop.  Knowledge of display advertising sales and design, SEM, SEO and social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Google+, Twitter and YouTube.  Avid user of social media and digital platforms.  Google Ad Words Certified a plus.  Outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships.

Preferred:  College degree.  Two years digital sales/support experience.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Digital-Sales-Specialist/J3H05D622ZTV7YLR6MY/

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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
Methodist Family Health / Little Rock

Summary:  Directs marketing, advertising and public relations efforts for the MFH Foundation and the program operating entities of MFH. Supports donor development, giving programs, activities of Foundation, as well as MFH Business Development department and other MFH departments. Manages and oversees MFH web site and other social media sites and all MFH branding efforts. Responsible for all MFH external communications; assists with internal communications.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required. Concentration in Marketing, Business, or Communications preferred.  At least five years in marketing or communications director role within professional services environment.  Strong leadership and consensus building skills; marketing management and strategic planning experience; a proven track record in developing and administering a marketing program.  Strong writing and photography skills a plus. Must be a self-starter, highly organized, and able to work well with others in the organization.  Polished presentation and interpersonal skills.  Top level business management, interpersonal, and facilitation skills.  Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows-based computer applications. Professional appearance extremely important.  Valid Arkansas driver’s license.

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & MAJOR GIFTS
Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families / Little Rock

Summary:  Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families (AACF), a statewide nonprofit advocacy organization, seeks a full-time director of development and major gifts with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in fundraising for nonprofits. Position will be responsible for implementing and overseeing a comprehensive development plan with a focus on major gifts.

Description:  Develop the financial resources needed for the long-term stability of AACF by implementing and overseeing all pieces of a comprehensive development plan.  Oversee all development work, including: fundraising for Little Rock Soup Sunday, Annual Luncheon, and other special events, major gift cultivation and solicitation, annual giving, online giving, direct mail, management of donor information database, production of thank you notes, and other tasks related to development. Develop and implement a strategic comprehensive development plan to include social media, online giving, direct mail, annual giving, individual and corporate donor strategies, major donor campaign, donor recognition, donor involvement in the organization, and fundraising events.  Work with the executive director and the board of directors in establishing fundraising goals for the organization, and develop and implement a plan to meet, track, and report on the goals.  Steward existing and potential donors, keeping them informed of AACF’s work and progress through face-to-face visits, intentional follow-up, and purposeful invitations to events most meaningful to the donor.  Support the Northwest Arkansas Director by assisting with major donor visits, planning and raising money for the Northwest Arkansas Soup Sunday and other special events, recruiting major donors through direct solicitations, and identifying prospective new donors.  Electronically communicate regularly with all donors and supporters about AACF’s mission, results, and opportunities for giving.  Research possible major donors and incorporate those potential donors into the fundraising plans.  Supervise the part-time development associate and part-time special events coordinator.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with five or more years of experience in fundraising for nonprofits.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send cover letter, resume, and references to: Jennifer Keith Ferguson, Deputy Director

jferguson@aradvocates.org

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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
City of Maumelle / Maumelle

Summary:  The City of Maumelle is accepting applications for the position of Director of Finance. This position reports directly to the City Clerk-Treasurer and the Mayor. The general purpose of the position is to perform responsible management and administrative work directing and coordinating the varied functions of the City’s Finance Department. Work involves administering the central accounting system and data processing functions of the City.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree from a four year college or university and five (5) years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Also, must have four (4) years managerial experience.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://maumelle.org/index.php/employment-opportunities.html

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DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES / AAP OFFICER
River Town Bank / Dardanelle

Summary:  The Director of Human Resources/AAP Officer is responsible for administering the process for newly hired employees, terminated employees, benefits, training, employee performance appraisals, salary ranges, employee corrective counseling, policy revisions, processing payroll changes, employee communications, etc.  As the Bank’s Affirmative Action Plan Officer, (AAP Officer) this person is responsible for maintaining, annually updating and publicizing the Bank’s Affirmative Action Plan. Ensures the Bank is in compliance with the most recent AA and EEO laws and based on collective information; ensures that women, minorities or individuals with disabilities are not being discriminated against in the workplace.  The position of Director of Human Resources/AAP Officer is expected to provide leadership, training and guidance to all bank personnel. Assures compliance with all Bank policies and procedures, as well as applicable state and federal banking regulations.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and/or a minimum of 3 years prior experience in related field is preferred.  Must be able to pass background and credit history check and have positive business references.  Advanced experience, knowledge and training in progressively responsible bank management or supervisory activities.  Mastered knowledge of human resources, labor laws, related state and federal laws and regulations, as well as other Bank policies and procedures.  Excellent social skills to interact with all levels of personnel on matters of a confidential and/or sensitive nature.  Advanced skills in computer terminal and personal computer operation; mainframe computer system, word processing, spreadsheet and specialty software programs.  Intermediate experience knowledge and training in all operational and lending activities and terminology.  Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to provide leadership, supervision and training for all employees, using positive supervisory techniques to ensure maximum productivity; demonstrated ability in organization and delegation skills.  Proven ability to effectively train and instruct others in a formal classroom of one-on-one environment.  Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions, train personnel, write reports, correspondence, policies and procedures in a clear and precise manner.  Excellent leadership qualities; ability to coach/reprimand/delegate.  Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to deal with complex problems involving multiple facets and variables in non-standardized situations.  Ability to gather and analyze information, provide forecasts and make projections based on available statistical and historical data; be able to communicate and present ideas and opinions to all levels of management.  Current driver’s license and a vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage in the course of performing assigned duties and responsibilities.

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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DIRECTOR OF SALES
THV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

Summary:  THV 11 is looking for an outstanding Director of Sales to lead our team.  This position will manage a large staff of sales professionals while providing the strategy and vision to drive the sales team to success.  If you can answer yes to these questions, this job might be right for you:  I would like to be a part of re-shaping the way a media company operates?  I am equally passionate about developing the members of my team as I am about over-achieving the budget?  It excites me to think I would have the best set of digital tools in the business?  I am seen as a leader and innovator?  I like the intensity of a fast-moving environment?

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or related field.  Minimum of 10 years of media sales experience.  Minimum of 3-5 years of sales management experience.  Knowledge of all facets of digital sales and marketing.  Proven sales leader with record of sales achievement.  Ability to think and lead strategically.  Proven thought leader and problem solver.  Effective driver of integrated revenue and strategy.  Ability to prioritize critical functions to ensure individual and team success.  Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Nielsen, Wide Orbit, and Sharebuilder experience desirable.  Advanced CRM system experience; Salesforce.com experience desirable.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Director-of-Sales/J3F2WK60ZM53WBT3M34/

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EDITOR
Sun Times / Heber Springs

Summary:  The Sun Times  is accepting applications for Editor. We are seeking an experienced journalist with a proven track record of excellence. The position is responsible for the management of news content for a Wednesday and Friday weekly publication, which also includes niche products, corresponding websites and social media. Ideal candidate will strive to provide the community with the compelling local news they desire in print and online. Candidate will immerse themselves into the community and initiate community outreach to better serve our readership.

Description:  Directs all news functions.  Works closely with the community and operating committee to develop strategies and products that best serve our readership.  Ensure top quality content in print, online and all social media posting. Generate innovative online content not limited to online forums, niche web products, video content, mobile news generation, blogging, social media and breaking news.  Publishes an editorial page that reflects concerns in community, drives conversation, and is thoughtful, provoking and challenging. Engages with community leaders and readership to better understand issues.  Works closely with circulation to identify content strategies and opportunities to develop market plans to reach and exceed digital and print readership goals.  Partner with operating committee to assist in reaching all department and company goals.  Develop, manage and adheres to department budget.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of two years journalism experience required.  The editor must have strong leadership abilities, excellent strategic planning, communication and management skills.

To Apply, or for more information:
Ed Graves, SR Group Publisher

egraves@pbcommercial.com

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EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS COORDINATOR
Wildwood Park for the Arts / Little Rock

Summary:  Wildwood’s Educational Programs Coordinator creates and enacts initiatives for educational outreach and lifelong learning in central Arkansas and across the state through a spectrum of arts and naturalist programs that require promotion and sales, administration, and interaction with patrons and community partners.

Requirements:  Bachelor degree in education, fine arts, theatre, journalism, or applicable field.  Two or more years of experience in nonprofit arts organizations, arts education, sales

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

Leslie Golden, Executive Director

leslie@wildwoodpark.org

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
American Heart Association / Fayetteville
Tracking Code:  7374-415

Summary:  We have an exciting opportunity for the Executive Director of our Northwest Arkansas division. The candidate will serve in a pivotal leadership role, and reports to the Senior Vice President. This position works with the highest-level executives in the Northwest Arkansas area.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.  Five or more (5+) years successful experience in sales, non-profit fundraising or similar experience.  Three or more (3+) years of managerial experience preferably with a sales team or fundraising team in a similar organization.  Direct knowledge of special event fundraising tactics essential.  Strong knowledge of the Northwest Arkansas and surrounding area business, medical and philanthropic communities.  Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management.  Proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals. Demonstrated ability to secure corporate donations through identifying and leading top level sponsorship asks. Demonstrated efforts to cultivate major donors, secure large corporate sponsorships (of $25,000 or more), and identify and secure foundation gifts. Ability to prepare and manage operating budget.  Collaborative approach to working with other internal partners, such as Health Strategies Team and Youth Market Team to help drive specific AHA cause initiatives in defined markets.  Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi task, and must also be willing and able to travel approximately 50% of the time within the Northwest Arkansas area with some over nights in nearby states for training.  Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.  Must have the ability to lift at least 20lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.  Must be proficient with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations and spreadsheets.  Must be at least 18 years old.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://heart.jobs/fayetteville-ar/executive-director-corporate-fundraising/CED0B15A69264B73B3CC17FCD5667DCA/job/

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
SAU Foundation
Southern Arkansas University / Magnolia

Summary:  The Executive Director is responsible for leading the administration, programs and strategic plan of the Foundation to implement the mission of the Foundation in coordination with the mission of the University.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred; demonstrated skills in marketing, communications, and financial planning; ability to manage financial accounts, funds/gift intake and receipting; ability to work with software to manage databases and prepare financial documents suitable for audit; commitment to public higher education; proven organizational skills and effective written and oral communication skills. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues.  Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.

To Apply, or for more information:

Executive Director of Foundation

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FACILITIES MANAGER / TECHNICAL DIRECTOR  (part-time / 30 hours per week)
Wildwood Park for the Arts / Little Rock

Summary:  The Facilities Manager/Technical Director is a highly organized, responsible, personable and independently motivated individual who can play an essential role within the Park’s small team to provide technical support for theatrical productions, concerts, rentals, and facilities. The facilities manager serves as the technical liaison for in-house and rental usage of the 625-seat Cabe Festival Theatre and other amenities and is the point person for facilities systems and their maintenance.

Description:  Collaborate with artists from Wildwood and other organizations to realize fully produced theatrical events, performances, presentations and concerts.  Evaluate Wildwood’s events and rental calendars for scheduling maintenance and event load-in, load-out.  Respond promptly to all inquiries regarding facilities, systems, and technical inventory.  Meet with potential renters or their representatives regarding equipment and supplies.  Build and monitor maintenance calendars and budgets, and garner quotes for capital expenditures.  Maintain written inventories of facilities, amenities, theatrical equipment and supplies.  Create/maintain all procedural paperwork and handbooks regarding facilities, maintenance and upkeep.  Serve as co-liaison between Wildwood, rentals coordinator, and all third party vendors (e.g. rental suppliers, florists, caterers, etc.) required of rental contracts.  Collaborate with rentals coordinator on procedures and provisions for rentals, including but not limited to security, cleaning, building maintenance supplies, placement and upkeep of any gear provided by or rented from Wildwood (e.g. theatre equipment, tables, chairs, linens, etc.)  Oversee and communicate with repair/supply vendors and volunteers on building maintenance, e.g. air conditioning, lighting, general maintenance, etc.  Support programs and facilities to accomplish, e.g., exhibition installations, events, and routine maintenance.  Work as a team member on festivals, special events, meetings and other public and private gatherings.  Additional responsibilities as assigned.  Position reports to Executive Director.

Requirements:  Bachelor degree preferred or equivalent experience in applicable field.  Five or more (5+) years of experience in facilities management and/or theatrical industry.  Theatrical design and carpentry skills a plus.

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

Leslie Golden, Executive Director

leslie@wildwoodpark.org

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GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER
KATV 7
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little Rock
Tracking Code:  8047

Summary:  KATV is looking for an energetic, highly motivated, aggressive and creative journalist to join our number one rated, award winning news team. The candidate we are looking for is someone who can enterprise story ideas, gather information and tell the stories of real people. We want someone who has sound writing skills, excellent active live shot presence and knows the importance of digital media. The successful candidate will be someone who thrives on breaking news.

Requirements:  Degree in journalism or related field is required; one year plus (1+) of experienced reporting in a local broadcast news affiliate as an on-air reporter is preferred.  Experienced with field live shots is a must.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=7432&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

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GENERAL SALES MANAGER
Cumulus Media / Little Rock

Summary:  Cumulus – Little Rock is searching for an exceptional individual to join us as our new Sales Manager. Our station group is looking for a sales manager that can help us continue to drive strong revenue growth, while simultaneously reinforcing our winning culture to position us for success for years to come.  You will have the support of great products to market, tremendous training tools, and a leadership team that supports business development and rewards performance.

Requirements:  Steady career progression as a top sales performer.  Successful track record and reputation as one of the “best” in the advertising sales solutions.  Strong business acumen and understanding of lead generation, CRM, account/business development and inventory management.  Recognized top-performer, high energy with strong goal orientation and ability to coach and lead the sales team.

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

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GRANTS COORDINATOR
Our House / Little Rock

Summary:  Reporting to the Grants Manger, the Grants Coordinator will ensure the growth of our programs by seeking out new funding sources, assisting with grant reporting and compliance duties, and developing and implementing new human resources systems and procedures.

Description:  Research, record, and report on new funding sources with a focus on grants and capital projects.  Maintain detailed records of funding sources in the Our House database.  Write reports and make recommendations to the development team on promising funding sources.  Support the Grants Manager in developing systems to streamline application and reporting processes.  Provide support to the Grants Manager in grant reporting and compliance activities.  Aid in developing organization-wide standards for recording and tracking data.  Create, implement, and lead an effective standardized onboarding experience for all new Our House team members.   Organize and lead onboarding for large groups and for individual staff members.  Provide support to all hiring managers in recruitment efforts.   Additional duties as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or higher.  Proven research and writing skills.  Strong verbal communication skills; a persuasive communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.  Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.  Must be trustworthy, hard-working, positive, a team-player and dedicated to the mission of Our House.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and vehicle to use in performance of job. Position requires some travel within Central Arkansas.   Must be able to pass criminal background and child and adult maltreatment screens and a pre-employment drug screen.

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

Joy Richey Reynolds, Grants Manager

joy@ourhouseshelter.org

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GRANTS OFFICER
UA Cooperative Extension Service / Little Rock
Position Number:  N34017

Summary:  Under direction, the Project/Program Specialist is responsible for providing operational support in a functional area by gathering, analyzing, and preparing data; creating related reports  and documentation; and providing technical assistance related to the operational function to management and internal clients.  May supervise a small group of classified and/or temporary employees.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a discipline appropriate for the assigned function.

Preferred:  Sponsored Programs Pre-Award Experience Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Banner Familiarity with OMB Circulars Experience working in a higher education environment. Business related degree.

To Apply, or for more information:  https://jobs.uaex.edu/postings/6121

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Access Control Devices, Inc. (ACDI) / Little Rock

Summary:  We are looking for a qualified Graphic Designer with 3+ years of experience to work in our in-house marketing department. The right candidate will have a well-rounded set of skills with experience designing for print, web and video. The candidate will report to the Director of Marketing while also working hand-in-hand with the sales, marketing and technical/support teams.  This position is currently located in our Little Rock office, however, we are building our new state-of-the-art headquarters in Benton with this position moving there in August 2017.

Description:  Basically do an incredible job with whatever task you are given.  This is a wide-ranging job; one day you’ll be designing posters, the next helping to shoot/edit in-house videos and the next creating PowerPoint presentations, yep PowerPoint. This job can be as creative as you want it to be, but we have a brand and you’ll have to understand it and work within it. ACDI is a fast-growing, fun Professional Services Company that sells software and hardware solutions in a B2B environment.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communication or equivalent.  Three or more (3+) years of graphic design experience in a marketing setting.

Preferred:  Brownie points for copywriting, HTML/WordPress, email marketing, social media marketing.

To Apply, or for more information:

Careers At ACDI: Graphic Designer

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER  (part-time)
UA Winthrop Rockefeller Institute / Morriton

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

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

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

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

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

Jennifer Pipes,
Human Resources Manager
jpipes@uawri.org

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

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INTERN
THV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

Summary:  THV 11 is looking for driven college students to learn about the fast-paced world of broadcast journalism and work hands on with industry professionals through our paid internship program. We are currently looking to fill positions for 2017.  Throughout the program students will learn skills to assist them in getting their first job in media.  Depending on your focus, assignments would include working side by side with experienced journalists in storytelling, newscast producing, videography, digital and social media.

Requirements:  Our program requires interns to receive college credit and provide proof of enrollment in that course.  We prefer students have a minimum 3.0 GPA in their major course of study.  Depending on the number of hours required by your school, and your focus, we will create a weekly schedule to allow you to learn all aspects of what it’s like to work in a newsroom.  All internship candidates must complete an online application, cover letter and resume.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Intern/J3G4GM6JM1TWPQ121LM/

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LEAD WEB DEVELOPER
Bespoke Media Group / Little Rock

Summary:  At Bespoke Media Group we’re using the power of visual storytelling and technology to answer questions, solve problems, and create delightful experiences. We’re looking for someone with eagerness to lead and problem-solving skills who can contribute to big product initiatives. There are stories waiting to be told on platforms yet to be built. If you have a multidisciplinary mindset when approaching problems and use a diversity of tools to solve them, we think you’d be a great fit on our team.  You will be involved at every step of the process for developing client solutions-processing user experience research; developing components based on user journey; coordinating with Design, Product Management, and Video Production teams; applying software testing fundamentals; executing technology rollout plans; and participating in the creation of the company’s development culture.

Requirements:  Two or more (2+) years of leading development projects.  A background in computer science, specifically website and application development.  Ability to think critically about strategies and vision.  Highly self-motivated and resourceful, able to work without close supervision.   Mastery of client-side languages (HTML, CSS & Javascript) and at least one server-side language.  Basic understanding of SEO, Content Marketing and Analytics.  Basic familiarity with marketing automation, sales funnel optimization.  Excellent communication skills-you need to be able to clearly articulate your decisions to team members and clients.

Preferred:  You use front-end libraries/frameworks like Vue, React, Angular, Foundation, Bootstrap.  You use server-side libraries/frameworks like NodeJS, Django, Spring, Laravel.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Bespoke-Video-Production/jobs/Lead-Web-Developer-cdc1ddd884ac619a?q=company%3ABespoke

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER        
Wildwood Park for the Arts / Little Rock

Summary:  Wildwood Park for the Arts’ Major Gifts Officer develops and implements strategies to identify, cultivate, track and make requests of individuals, corporations and foundations for significant gifts to fund identified campaign and/or organizational priorities (e.g. arts, education, horticulture, capital improvements.)

Description:  Identify, cultivate and solicit major gifts prospects.  Research and analyze current and prospective donors to qualify and define appropriate program support and capital campaign requests.  Work with the organization’s leadership in recognizing and prioritizing organizational funding needs.  Track, maintain and adhere to development budgets.  Provide campaign and initiative analysis reports for major gifts.  Develop, evaluate and refine plans and timetables and assist with planning and/or leading events or programs related to cultivating major donors.  Cultivate and present written and verbal proposals to individual, corporate and foundation prospects.  Collaborate with staff to develop collateral to support proposals.  Work with board members and senior management in meetings with prospects.  Assist with publicity arrangements for important gifts, programs, accomplishments or events.  Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein or as assigned by senior management, including travel when necessary; position reports to executive director.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field.  Five years of progressive non-profit fundraising experience with a proven track record in major gifts.

Preferred:  CFRE with planned giving experience.

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

Leslie Golden, Executive Director
leslie@wildwoodpark.org 

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MANAGER OF EVENTS & MEMBER PROGRAMMING
Little Rock Regional Chamber / Little Rock

Summary:  The Little Rock Regional Chamber is looking for an organized, energetic, creative professional to join its team as a Manager of Events. This individual would assist in planning, coordinating, assessing, and tracking events that serve both the chamber and the community. Qualified applicants should be energetic, enthusiastic, and have strong communication skills. Previous events experience is required, development experience is valued. The Little Rock Regional Chamber offers competitive compensation commensurate on level of experience including 401(K), health care, vacation, and other benefits. The work environment is diverse, fast-paced, varied, member-focused, and service-oriented.

To Apply, or for more information:

Graham Cobb, Chief Operating Officer

gcobb@littlerockchamber.com

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MANAGING EDITOR
News-Times / El Dorado

Summary:  The News-Times, a 7-day morning newspaper in El Dorado,  is looking for someone to lead our news operation, a managing editor that knows how to build a good team. Must be able to coach and direct existing staff and work with experienced staffers and new hires.  Engagement with the community is important to better learn about local issues and the personalities involved. We also want a managing editor that will help participate as a strong local editorial voice for the community.  Knowing how to put local news and information at the forefront of our print and digital editions of the paper is vital for this position.  If you have good people skills, news leadership experience and are the sort of person that thrives on local news coverage, we would like to talk to you about rolling up your sleeves and stepping in to lead our 12-person editorial staff. We are interested in hearing about your successes and what you have learned from your experience.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume with cover letter telling why you are the right person for the job, along with clips and examples of page design to:

Ronnie Bell, General Manager
rbell@eldoradonews.com 

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MARKET DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Coca Cola / Little Rock
Job ID:  00067737

Summary:  Develop, maintain and grow On Premise and CDC account volume and gross profit within an assigned territory. This person will be responsible for account development and retention, new account acquisition and face to face order taking within the confined geography. They will have the ability to alter distribution, frequency and order taking procedures, to better meet the customers’ needs. The position may cross multiple facility boundaries.

Requirements:  High school diploma or GED.  One or more (1+) years general sales experience.

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree.  Two or more (2+) years sales and customer service specific experience.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://jobs.enjoycareers.com/jobs/00067737/cocacolarms/little-rock-ar/sales/market-development-manager-pine-bluff-sheridan-white-hall-territory-little-rock-ar/

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MARKET DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
Wacker Neuson Corporation / Little Rock

Summary:  Wacker Neuson is looking to hire a motivated and eager Market Development Specialist! We’re looking for individuals who are looking to step into a career in Construction Equipment Sales. We’re willing to train the right person for the job. The territory for this position is Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana. This position is a work from home position (you must live in the territory listed) and requires up to 75% travel.  The Market Development Specialist’s primary role is to develop targeted contracted dealers in major metropolitan areas. This will be accomplished by developing the dealers’ ability to present Wacker Neuson’s product line as well as establish relationships with end users with the intent of creating rental and retail demand. This position conducts jobsite demonstrations of the full line of Wacker Neuson Construction Equipment to end-users (including municipalities and utilities). This position also trains the distributors outside sales resources.The Market Development Specialist will cover multiple dealers and territories within its assigned region.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred; additional years of experience or education may be substituted for each other as determined by Human Resources.  Excellent verbal, written and public speaking skills.  Proficient computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Must be able to travel up to 75 percent.

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert
https://jobs.wackerneusongroup.com/Vacancies/1351/Application/CheckLogin/2?lang=eng

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MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS
Lindsey Software / Little Rock

Summary:  Lindsey Software, a leading property management and accounting software company, is seeking a professional individual to join our team and help us transition from outsourced marketing and advertising. We are expanding into new markets with HousingManager.com, and we feel bringing marketing and advertising in house will help us achieve faster results.

Description:  Developing and implementing brand strategies for digital, print, in person, trade shows.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or related field required.  Five or more (5+) years in marketing or public relations.  Copywrite experience a plus.  Graphic design a plus but not required.  Adobe Suite knowledge a plus.  Salesforce experience a plus.  Proven experience.  Results oriented.  Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Powerpoint.  Travel required.

To Apply, or for more information:
http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/jobs/detail/8490/marketing-specialist

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MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR
Easter Seals Arkansas / Little Rock

Summary:  Develop and implement an annual public relations/marketing plan to meet the goals of the development fundraising plan, market the services provided for children and adults with disabilities and educate and increase public awareness of the services provided by Easterseals Arkansas (ESA.)

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=eastsealar&jobId=34550&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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MARKETING COORDINATOR
University Communications & Marketing
Harding University / Searcy

Summary:  Under general supervision, develops and executes initiatives to create and maintain web content for Harding University web pages, coordinates digital marketing campaigns and strategies, and develops and executes marketing initiatives for the University’s graduate programs. Works closely with the director of digital media to provide support and guidance for web content and functionality needs of other areas across campus and also creates and develop digital marketing strategies for programs, departments, and the University as a whole.

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

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MARKETING MANAGER
University Communications & Marketing
Harding University / Searcy

Summary:  Under limited supervision, responsible for working with stakeholders and University Communications and Marketing (UCM) personnel to identify opportunities and coordinate marketing initiatives for the University and individual units.

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

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MEMBER DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORS
Little Rock Regional Chamber / Little Rock

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

To Apply, or for more information:
Graham Cobb, Chief Operating Officer
gcobb@littlerockchamber.com

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MULTI-MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
THV 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.

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:
http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Media-Account-Executive/J3J0BG75H1ZMLCR6JG7/

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MULTI-MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
THV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

Summary:  This position reports to the Local Sales Manager and will be responsible for generating revenue across THV 11 television and digital platforms including display, search, targeted emails and many  other marketing solutions. The position works closely with an Account Manager to execute advertising strategies and drive revenue.

Description:  Remain current on industry trends; e.g., TV, mobile, targeted display, video, SEM, and email marketing.  Meet and Exceed Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Sales Goals.  Create and Sell Multi Screen Needs Based Proposals.  Growing market share within a designated account list through the combination of acquiring new business and increasing current client spend while increasing client satisfaction.  Build strong relationships with industry and agency decision makers.  Manage campaigns to ensure delivery and provide excellent customer service.

Requirements:  BA/BS.  Minimum of two or more (2+) years TV and Digital Advertising Sales Experience selling: on-air spots, display, SEM/PPC, SEO, email, web development, and social media.  Extensive knowledge of the local business community.  Proficient in Microsoft Office:  PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook.  Excellent presentations skills, both in developing and presenting client solutions.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Media-Account-Executive/J3G2B062S4JQGWFFSY6/
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NEWSCAST DIRECTOR
THV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

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

Requirements:  Knowledge of Sony ELC Control Room Automation and Sony production switcher is a big plus.  Experience with ENPS, BitCentral Precis and Miranda Vertigo also a plus.  Three (3) years experience in various aspects of television production preferred.  Excellent communication skills required, with an emphasis on working as a team with producers.   Flexible shifts may include holiday and weekend work.

To Apply, or for more information:
http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Newscast-Director/J3L0QC65D1M0X0GPBMW/

 

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PATRON RELEATIONS COORDINATOR
Wildwood Park for the Arts / Little Rock

Summary:  Wildwood’s Patron Relations Coordinator executes public and patron relations and marketing activities designed to sell tickets, to increase attendance of Wildwood events, and to raise awareness of Wildwood Park’s programming throughout the local, statewide and regional community.

Requirements:  Bachelor degree in one of the following preferred: Mass Communications, Journalism, Technical Writing, Marketing, Advertising or Public Relations.  Two or more years of experience in the field of Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations / Mass Communications or a related field.

To Apply, or for more information:  Email resume to

Leslie Golden, Executive Director
leslie@wildwoodpark.org

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PHYSICIAN SERVICES DIRECTOR

Saline Memorial Hospital / Benton

Summary:  Oversees practice operations.  Will contrast, compare, trend and track physician services to national, regional and state standards.  Plans and coordinates physician services direction and growth.

Requirements:  Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Marketing or other related field; an advanced degree preferred; clinical experience preferred.  Minimum of 3 years experience within the health care industry working and developing collaborative relationships with physicians.  Experience managing personnel.  Computer literate with word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/salmh/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=101493

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
KARN Newsradio
Cumulus Media / Little Rock

Summary:  Cumulus Media’s Little Rock, AR location is offering a great opportunity in the programming side of the radio broadcasting industry as a News Talk Program Director for 102.9 KARN FM.   Candidates will have a track record of ratings success and a keen awareness for how listeners consume news and information in today’s immediate mobile driven society.  Digital and social strategies must be as engaging as on-air tactics and execution.  You should be a news and current events junkie that is plugged in to what people are talking about in Little Rock and around the world.  The best candidates will be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and react in a calm and decisive way in breaking news situations.  You must be skilled in talent coaching with a proven record of making good talent great.  In addition, you understand how to get TSL in spoken word radio and have extensive experience in working with producers, talent, and the news director to constantly produce outstanding content.  Excellent writing and production skills to image and brand your stations are essential.  People skills and the ability to work closely with talent, department heads and an aggressive sales team are critical.   You’ll oversee a staff of 10-12 professionals and have direct coaching responsibilities for our morning and afternoon live/local talk programs.  Additionally, you’ll be involved in the operation of the Arkansas Radio Network, based at KARN FM.

Requirements: Prior experience as a broadcaster, either in news, sports, or as a DJ preferred.  Prior experience as a Program Director or Assistant Program Director preferred.  Knowledge of FCC broadcast rules and regulations.  Excellent team leadership with the ability to set goals and manage performance.  High degree of organization and ability to multi-task in fast paced environment.  Excellent communication skills.

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

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PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER
Simmons Bank / Little Rock
Req. ID:  2017-1553

Summary:  Simmons Bank is seeking an experienced public relations professional to lead communications, media relations and sponsorship programs for the company.  This individual will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive public relations plan as a piece of the bank’s overall marketing strategy. The Public Relations Manager must remain up-to-date on current events and emerging trends, as well as bank products, activities and goals to identify opportunities to develop communication strategies surrounding them. The PR Manager must be a strong communicator, writer and editor and must also be able to leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts with industry media and thought leaders.

Requirements:  BS/BA degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or a related discipline required.  Four to six (4-6) years of experience in job-related position.  Experience in acting as a company spokesperson.  Strong relationships with both local and national business and industry media outlets.  Exceptional writing, proofing and editing skills.   Solid experience with social media including blogs, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.  Event planning experience.  MS Office programs.

To Apply, or for more information: 
https://careers-simmonsbank.icims.com/jobs/1553/public-relations-manager/job 

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SENIOR MANAGER OF BUSINESS SUPPORT
Axciom / Conway
Req. Number:  JR003367

Summary:  The Senior Manager of Business Support will lead the business support services team within Acxiom. They will receive assignments in the form of objectives and determine how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. They provide guidance to the administrative staff within the latitude of established company policies and recommend changes to policies and establish procedures that affect immediate organization(s.)

Requirements:  Knowledge of associate management and work flow.  Evaluation of skill gaps and training needs.  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with administrative staff, leaders, peers and customers through excellent communication and conflict resolution skills.  Knowledge of the use and understanding of administrative policies for office procedures such as maintaining confidentiality, filing and tracking, ordering and receiving supplies, accounts payable, travel arrangements, expense reporting, help desk tickets, corporate procurement, office moves, invoice submission.  Skills in MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.  Considerable experience with customer interaction.  Ability to set priorities, manage time of self and staff, coordinate activities of others, revise work procedures, and meet procedure standards required.  Skills in professional business communication: in writing, listening and verbal skills, and small group process management, and mentoring.  Ability to develop a comprehensive understanding and willingness to assist with all clerical policies, procedures, and tasks with each administrative assistant.  Demonstrated self-starter, able to work independently and prioritize workload, and have reliable attendance and punctuality.  PACT – Passion, Accountability, Creativity, and Teamwork (a foundation of Acxiom’s culture.)

To Apply, or for more information:
https://acxiom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AcxiomUSA/job/Conway/Senior-Manger-of-Business-Support_JR003367-1

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TESSITURA SERVICES MANAGER
Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

Summary:  The Tessitura Services Manager is responsible for overseeing Tessitura, Walton Arts Center’s ticketing/CRM system. The TSM establishes and maintains Walton Arts Center’s relationship with Tessitura. The TSM manages Tessitura software utilization in the organization. The TSM will manage the Tessitura Core Team to develop the use of Tessitura for optimal benefit to the organization, ensuring it is being used effectively and efficiently by all users throughout Walton Arts Center.

Description:  Oversee and maintain relationship with the Tessitura Network, patron management software vendor, to ensure that Walton Arts Center gets maximum benefits from contracts and services.  Facilitate Tessitura implementation and operation to ensure the best usage of the system.  Administrator of Tessitura products, services and budget. (RAMP, TNEW, TNMP, TSTATS, Security.)  Oversee Queue-It Walton Arts Center’s high volume waiting room.  Manage our large on-sale days working with different departments and the Tessitura Network to monitor and troubleshoot problems. Maintain Tessitura data integrity by working with departments to create/maintain data standards, create/maintain security groups, create/maintain training plans and carry out user training, create/maintain internal Tessitura policies and procedures, leading Tess Core team, implementing and promoting data entry best practices, assigning appropriate data cleansing duties to Tessitura users.  Responsible for creating/maintaining custom reports for departments via Infomaker/SSRS tools.  Provide analysis of data and contribute to the development of sales and pricing strategy.  Point of contact internally for all Tessitura issues to ensure proper function of purchase/donation paths.  New hire Tessitura setup and training.  Be a champion for technology in the organization.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent work experience. Prior SQL experience is necessary. A high level of computer literacy with knowledge and experience in using the standard Microsoft Office suite, plus the initiative and ability to learn Tessitura software.

Preferred:  Prior arts or music venue IT/System Admin experience.

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

Karen Percival, Director of Human Resourceshumanresources@waltonartscenter.org

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WEEKEND ANCHOR / MULTI-SKILLED JOURNALIST
THV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

Summary:  KTHV is looking for a great journalist and anchor who can lead our weekend newscasts. We want a journalist who can not only deliver the news from the behind the desk but also find it and tell it from the field.

Description:  Anchor weekend newscasts Saturday and Sunday evenings.  Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.  Use editorial judgement to help determine content of the newscasts.  Work with producer and team to create unique, fast-paced newscasts.  Use social media to determine content of newscasts and highlight big social stories.  Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance newscasts and stories.  Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.  Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.  Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.  Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.  Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.  Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.  Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.  Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

Requirements:  The ideal candidate can enterprise, shoot, write and edit their own stories and has expert social media skills.  Two to three years experience preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:
http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Weekend-Anchor-MSJ/J3J3FD6KXXZGV3T2WGP/

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
KFSM – KXNW
Tribune Media / Fort Smith
Job ID:  2017-45280

Summary:  5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV, is looking for an Account Executive. The primary focus of the Account Executive is to generate growth for the Station in all potential arenas.

Requirements:  Understanding of broadcast industry, sales tools and terminology. Ability to type, use computers, telephone and other business equipment.  Command of the English language.  Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one.)

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree is preferred, or equivalent work experience.

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

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE / DIGITAL MEDIA SERVICES
KARK 4
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock
Job ID:  5020

Summary:  As a member of the Nexstar digital sales team, the Integrated Digital Specialist (IDS) is responsible for generating and growing digital marketing service revenue for the company.  The IDS will be the market’s subject matter expert on digital services and will work, independently to achieve budgeted revenue goals for the Nexstar owned digital properties and in the digital marketing services area.   The Integrated Digital Specialist will achieve this by professionally and effectively selling Nexstar’s O&O digital properties and the Tactive Digital suite of digital marketing services/products (including targeted video, digital audience and reach extensions, SEO/SEM, and sponsorships) with the objective of advancing client objectives.

Requirements:  BA or BS in Business, Marketing, Advertising or Communications.  One or more (1+) years of digital marketing or media sales.  Significant knowledge of the local digital marketing services product offering and its effective use for clients.  Motivated, enthusiastic, self-starter who can work effectively both independently and in conjunction with the Digital Sales Manager.

To Apply, or for more information: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5020

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE / SALES
KARK 4
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock
Job ID:  5108

Summary:  The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and Digital business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community. The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and Digital business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.  Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field.  Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.  Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.  Fluency in English.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and reliable transportation.

To Apply, or for more information: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5108

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ACCOUNT MANAGER
KTHV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:
http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Account-Manager/J3G2J66YXD6YY87PDHL/

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ANALYST I / MARKETING

Windstream / Little Rock
Job ID:  17001988

Description:  Campaign Coordination (Residential Promotional Direct Mail/Email) –  Work with stakeholders to understand offers, pricing and messaging strategy for campaigns, along with target groups and data requirements.  Develop and maintain direct marketing flight plan.  Make recommendations on creative elements and formats.  Open creative jobs and work with Execution team and/or agency partners to develop creative job for routing.  Organize, prioritize and facilitate all jobs to maintain proper timelines, keeping team members aware of any risks.  Work with external stakeholders to gain feedback and make necessary changes.  Ensure that campaigns are designed with strategic objectives in mind.  Track campaign performance for future consideration.  Process Improvements – Work with internal and external teams to define new processes and update existing processes as needed to drive efficiency.  Work with the Execution team to implement a job tracking tool into current processes.  Invoice processing.  Process and track all invoices for postage and email campaigns.  Ensure that invoicing is completed in a timely and efficient manner.  Reporting/Analytics – Maintain Creative Calendar document to track creative formats/results.  Create searchable library of creative materials, including photography and headlines.  Assist with quarterly direct marketing results reporting and analysis.

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

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/analyst-i-marketing/J3K74H6T81MWVTWD0SY

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR PUBLICATIONS, SOCIAL MEDIA & SERVICE
Mitchell Center
Harding University / Searcy

Summary:  Under limited supervision, designs, creates, and edits the hard copy and web version of Leadership and Ministry Publications.  Works with various social media platforms to provide an interactive experience with all publications, communication and service.  The position provides administrative support for the office and Executive Director.  Under general supervision, assists directors of the Mitchell Center and Center for Family Ministries. Maintains supplies, assists with student worker scheduling. Provides assistance and support for Spring Break Missions, HU Service Central, Sync/Swim, The Experience, Church Connection Seminars, SAFE Camp Certification, Uplift Nicaragua, Harding Lectureship and Uplift.

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

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CLINICAL OUTREACH COORDINATOR I
Nutrition Center
Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

Summary:  This position’s primary responsibility is to support the research mission of the Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center (ACNC) by: 1) improving ACNC visibility and name recognition to key stakeholder and community partners and 2) identifying potential study participants for ACNC clinical studies. The Coordinator develops recruitment strategies for all research studies, provides leadership and initiative to design and implement all public relations and outreach activities of the Center. The Coordinator provides innovative strategies to ensure the growth of the Center’s connections to the community, optimize ACNC brand recognition and positive reputation and facilitates the success of its’ clinical program. This position reports directly to the ACNC Clinical Coordinator and works closely with the ACNC Director for all aspects of public relations and outreach.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university (science, fine arts, communications, marketing or business relevant.)  Two years of recruitment/sales/marketing/advertising experience.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=%203035040

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST II or SR
Entergy / Russellville
Req. ID:  70849

Summary:  Assists in the management and execution of stakeholder communication and of key messages both inside and outside of Entergy.  This position will be filled as a Communications Specialist II or Sr., depending on the experience of the candidate and needs of the business.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.  Three (3+) years communication related experience.

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert
https://jobs.entergy.com/job/Russellville-Communications-Specialist-II-or-Sr-AR-72801/407363400/

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COORDINATOR OF COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
Hendrix College / Conway

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

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

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

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COORDINATOR OF STUDENT RECRUITMENT
University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton / Morrilton
Closing:  June 5

Summary:  The Coordinator of Student Recruitment works under the supervision of the Director of Admissions and is responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of recruitment activities that encourage students to attend UACCM.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in college student personnel, educational administration, business administration, education, or a related field; plus three years of experience in admissions and recruiting in higher education.  Ability to lift at least 30 lbs.  Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements upon recommendation and approval by the Chancellor.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.uaccm.edu/Employment/Openings.htm

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DIGITAL MARKETING CONTENT SPECIALIST
Simmons Bank / Little Rock
Req. ID:  2017-1868

Summary:  The Simmons Bank Digital Content Specialist is responsible for assisting with planning, executing, maintaining and managing content on online properties (websites and social) to effectively deliver consistent messaging, fresh multi-media content, search engine optimization and content marketing opportunities.  The Digital Content Specialist reports to the SVP, Marketing and Communications and Digital Marketing Manager.

Requirements:  Experience and familiarity of public relations, marketing, sales, and understanding of SEO.  Familiarity with video editing and management software/apps like iMovie, QuickTime and/or Final Cut Pro X.  Comprehensive knowledge of content management systems; Sitecore experience preferred.  Proficient experience with and understanding of social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube, their respective audiences, management tools and how they can be deployed in different scenarios.  Strong verbal, written, proofing and creative skills required.  Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Word Products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Excellent time management skills.  Ability to switch tasks quickly, often and in an organized manner.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-simmonsbank.icims.com/jobs/1868/digital-marketing-content-specialist/job

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DIRECTOR / NEWSCAST
KARK 4
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock
Job ID:  4982

Summary:  This Position is for a Morning Show Director.  The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

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

To Apply, or for more information:
https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/4982

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DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT
Hendrix College / Conway

Summary:  Hendrix College is seeking an individual to fill the position of Director of Alumni Engagement for the Office of Alumni and Constituent Engagement.  The Alumni Director will be responsible for designing and implementing a nationwide comprehensive alumni program. The Director will work as a leader and team member to achieve common goals of the Office Alumni and Constituent Engagement, the Advancement Division and Hendrix College.  The successful candidate will possess:  outstanding interpersonal skills;  ability to execute and direct all details of event scheduling and event production;  experience in communications and event management is required.  Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Photoshop; experience in BlackBaud Raiser’s Edge is a plus.  Ability to work rapidly and accurately under pressure to meet deadlines.  Must be able to work some nights and week-ends.  Willingness and ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Requirements:  An undergraduate degree is preferred, years of related experience accepted in lieu of degree.  The ideal candidate will have a familiarity with and appreciation of the nature of national liberal arts colleges and Hendrix College in particular.

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

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DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI RELATIONS
Office of Development & Alumni
Henderson State University / Arkadelphia

Summary:  The Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage alumni and friends of the university. Serving as an ambassador, the Director of Alumni Relations is charged with securing commitments from alumni and friends to provide professional expertise and volunteer service; collaborating with colleagues in the administrative offices (including, but not limited to Development, Marketing, Admissions, and Student Affairs) and academic programs to create and maintain pathways for alumni participation that advance the goals of the university; partnering with Development colleagues to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni giving; and serving as a liaison between the Alumni Advisory Board and the academic and administrative leadership of the university. The Director of Alumni Relations reports to the Executive Director of Development. Active alumni and friends include approximately 24,000 nationwide. All attendees and degreed alumni are counted as members of the Alumni Association.

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, a minimum of two years of experience in alumni relations with demonstrated accomplishment in fostering productive relationships with volunteers; excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues throughout the university, alumni, friends and the public. Additionally, the successful candidate must demonstrate ability to strategize, implement and build constituency programs and activities, and have talent for motivating volunteers. Other qualifications include strong writing, planning and organizational skills; high professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information; ability to organize and complete multiple tasks with close attention to detail; prioritization to meet deadlines; and the ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed. The successful applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and a driving’s record that is acceptable to the university.

To Apply, or for more information:
http://www.hsu.edu/jobs/Director-of-Alumni-Relations.html 

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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
American Heart Association / Fayetteville
Tracking Code:  7632-415

Summary:  We have an excellent opportunity for a Director of Communications in the SouthWest Affiliate. Reporting to the Senior Director of Communications, the selected candidate will serve the NW Arkansas market working with development and health strategies staff to craft and deliver strategic communications and marketing support. The Director of Communications will play a significant role in helping the Association reach our 2020 Impact Goal by delivering mission-related messaging to NW Arkansas.  Responsibilities involve working with staff and volunteers to create and execute strategic public relations campaigns and to develop communications and marketing relationships, strategies and deliverables in support of AHA fundraising efforts, educational programs, awareness campaigns, advocacy efforts and branding. This position requires travel within the NW Arkansas area to meet with media, community stakeholders and key volunteers and sponsors.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in communications, public relations, journalism or related field preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1.5 years experience equates to one full time year of higher education.  Must have at least three (3) years of experience in public relations communications, public relations, marketing or journalism. This experience may also count toward satisfying the educational requirement. Nonprofit experience preferred.  Existing media relationships in the NW Arkansas market preferred.  Solid understanding of communications planning and implementation, media relations and working within the NW Arkansas market. Proven ability to develop and implement communications plans and to create and place stories and promotional ideas with journalists and promotions directors in print, broadcast and social media platforms.  Previous experience securing media sponsorships to provide maximum coverage.  Skill in writing and editing for a variety of audiences via numerous marketing platforms, including writing for the web and mobile, experience with AP Style preferred.  Experience in engaging communities via Social Media with metrics to support strategies (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)  Experience producing short video presentations, including script writing, shooting video and editing and/or directing external agencies on such projects.  Ability to create sponsor ROI materials.  Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (v5) strongly preferred.  Must have at least intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2013 used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs is preferred. These skills are subject to testing.  Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.  Must be at least 18 years old.

To Apply, or for more information: http://heart.jobs/fayetteville-ar/director-of-communications/98A034C44446414FBB23EBA51CAE92FD/job/

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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS & DEVELOPMENT
Ozark Guidance / Springdale

Summary:  The Director of Community Relations and Development position will be   a full-time position with our Administration department  reporting to the COO and working in partnership with the Foundation Board, staff and other volunteers.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent required.

Preferred:  Eight or more years of professional experience with a background in fund raising as well as not-for-profit experience preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:
http://www.ozarkguidance.org/about_us/career_opportunities/job_openings/?index=1

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DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE & FOUNDATION RELATIONS
Office of Development
Arkansas Tech University / Russellville
Closing:  June 30

Summary:  The Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations works in the Office of Development. He/she stewards existing relationships and works to develop new relationships with corporations, foundations, constituents, and other partners of Arkansas Tech University. He/she reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Development.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of completing assignments.  Demonstrated leadership and the ability to manage multi-functional and diverse areas.  Must be willing to travel.

Preferred:  Master’s Degree.  Experience in grantsmanship.  Experience in higher education.  Experience with Microsoft Office.  Experience in philanthropy.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=216

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DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Mayor’s Office
City of Cabot / Cabot

Summary:  Perform duties as assigned to accommodate the Mayor and the Mayor’s Administration.  This job is appointed by the Mayor of Cabot and serves at his/her pleasure.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, public administration or a closely related field.  At least 5 (five) years experience managing programs, personnel, budgets, policy development and strategic planning.  Equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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EDITOR
DXC Technology / Conway
Req. ID:  1625216

Summary:  DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner alliance combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally.

Requirements:  Typically a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or two to four (2-4) years related experience or a Master’s degree and one to two (1-2) years experience.  Working knowledge in the field of editing.

Preferred:  Bi-lingual in Spanish is a plus.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://jobs.dxc.technology/job/conway/experienced-editor/16055/4353715 

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EDITOR
DXC Technology / Conway
Req. ID:  1625230

Summary:  DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner alliance combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and seven or more (7+) years related experience; OR, Master’s degree and five or more (5+) years experience.  Advanced knowledge in the field of editing.  Must be able to work onsite in Conway.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://jobs.dxc.technology/job/conway/editor/16055/4353785 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Administrative Suite
Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

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

Requirements:  Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college program or technical school or nursing diploma (field of study, Business/Office Administration.)  Five years total experience.

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university (field of study, Business/Office Administration.)  Three years executive level experience.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3034724

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / CORPORATE FUNDRAISING
American Heart Association / Fayetteville
Tracking Code:  7374-415

Summary:  We have an exciting opportunity for the Executive Director of our Northwest Arkansas division. The candidate will serve in a pivotal leadership role, and reports to the Senior Vice President. This position works with the highest-level executives in the Northwest Arkansas area.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.  Five or more (5+) years successful experience in sales, non-profit fundraising or similar experience.  Three or more (3+) years of managerial experience preferably with a sales team or fundraising team in a similar organization.  Direct knowledge of special event fundraising tactics essential.  Strong knowledge of the Northwest Arkansas and surrounding area business, medical and philanthropic communities.  Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management.  Proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.  Demonstrated ability to secure corporate donations through identifying and leading top level sponsorship asks.  Demonstrated efforts to cultivate major donors, secure large corporate sponsorships (of $25,000 or more), and identify and secure foundation gifts.  Ability to prepare and manage operating budget.  Collaborative approach to working with other internal partners, such as Health Strategies Team and Youth Market Team to help drive specific AHA cause initiatives in defined markets.  Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi task, and must also be willing and able to travel approximately 50% of the time within the Northwest Arkansas area with some over nights in nearby states for training.  Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.  Must have the ability to lift at least 20lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.  Must be proficient with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations and spreadsheets.  Must be at least 18 years old.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://heart.jobs/fayetteville-ar/executive-director-corporate-fundraising/CED0B15A69264B73B3CC17FCD5667DCA/job/

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Arkansas Broadcasters Association / Little Rock

Summary:  Located in Little Rock, Arkansas, the Executive Director provides the daily leadership and administration of the affairs of our organization. His/her primary duty is to ensure that we are responding to the needs of our members by providing quality services and programs, as well as by advocating for our membership and for the broadcasting industry both on the state level and on the federal level in Washington, D.C.  Reporting to our Board of Directors, the Executive Director serves as the chief executive of our Association in accordance with our articles of incorporation, by-laws, policies, and board directives. He or she has responsibility and accountability for the active daily management of our Association.  The Executive Director is directly responsible for effective execution of our Noncommercial Sustaining Announcement Program (NCSA), also known as our Public Education Program (PEP).  Our NCSA Program is the primary source of funding for our Association.  We look to have someone with experience in sales to lead this program as it is a high priority for the Association.

Requirements:  Experience working with broadcasters and the National Association of Broadcasters, as well as familiarity with the issues facing the free, local, over-the-air radio and television broadcast industry, are prerequisites.  Our future leader must show that he or she can effectively promote our NCSA Program, and embrace sound business and financial principles, strong operational controls, and the ability to develop a solid operating budget. He or she will need to have an entrepreneurial spirit, and demonstrate both a creative and pragmatic approach to problem solving. We are seeking a strategic planner and thinker, who will help develop long-term goals and vision for our Association. Microsoft Office skills are essential.  Candidates being considered will be required to present their qualifications to the Board of Directors and must consent to background checks which may include, county, state and national criminal records, sex offender registry search, federal bankruptcy record search, and/or a credit check, as well as, drug testing.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume, references, salary requirement and cover letter to:  arkansasbroadcasters@gmail.com.

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FUNDRAISING DIRECTOR / GO RED FOR WOMEN & FESTIVAL OF WINES
American Heart Association / Little Rock
Tracking Code:  7620-415

Summary:  We have an excellent opportunity for a Fundraising Director, Go Red for Women & Festival of Wines in our Little Rock office. You will have fundraising responsibilities bringing together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the number #1 and #5 killer in America. Your territory is Little Rock, AR with a fundraising goal of $500K net.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred; college coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1.5 years experience equates to one full-time year of higher education.  Two or more (2+) years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.  This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.  Ability to lift at least 20 lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.  Knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.  Must be at least 18 years old.

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

http://heart.jobs/little-rock-ar/fundraising-director-go-red-for-women-festival-of-wines/8AA1F3A2E0BC4FDF8C1691BF9DA2A844/job/

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GRAPHIC ARTIST
Publishing Department
Family Life / Little Rock

Summary:  Provide high quality, original design for all assigned Publishing products.  Perform design production work on assigned product.

Requirements:  College degree and/or equivalent experience.  Three to four (3-4) years experience.  Knowledge of the graphic arts design process.  Proficient in Adobe Suite, particularly current version of InDesign.

Preferred:  Five to seven (5-7) years experience.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.familylife.com/joinourteam/paid-staff

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER  (part-time)
UA Winthrop Rockefeller Institute / Morrilton

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

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume, cover letter and work samples to:
Jennifer Pipes,
Human Resources Manager jpipes@uawri.org

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

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INTERN / COMMUNICATIONS
Entergy / Russellville
Req. ID:  70873

Summary:  The Entergy Corporate Communications group is seeking a communications intern to assist in the development and implementation of communications programs. This role would be working across the corporate communications department to assist in the execution of the Company’s visibility strategy through internal, external and social channels. Based at the Arkansas Nulcear One, Russellville, AR, the intern will be tasked with supporting the corporate communications lead team, and will report to the Director, Corporate & Executive Communications.  Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of approximately $10.8 billion and nearly 13,000 employees.

Requirements:  Pursuing undergrad or master’s degree in communications, accounting, finance or business related field. GPA of 3.0 or higher.   Some work experience preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.entergy.com/job/Russellville-Student%2C-Intern-Communications-AR-72801/407241600/

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INTERN / MARKETING ANALYTICS
Windstream / Little Rock
Job ID:  17001859

Summary:  Summer marketing intern, consumer and small/medium business retention;  10 week internship.

Requirements:  Education to include any of the following upper level status and 3.0 GPA:  Marketing or Marketing Analytics; Statistics or Math; Business Administration; or Economics. Strong writing skills.  Proficient in MS Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint.  Highly organized.  Curious and ready to learn.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/student-intern-marketing-analytics/J3F11J6D7XDZKK83NS9

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INTERN / MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS
Windstream / Little Rock
Job ID:  17001658

Summary:  Summer marketing intern – Brand/Public Relations/Events;  10 week internship.

Description:  1.  Internal web content management support.  2.  External Content Management Support – provide first round review of all content, which will be continuously produced;  content Partnership;  support on tactical implementation requirements to be identified;  help review and synthesize elements as this process unfolds;  be part of editorial review when report starts to come in;  and testimonials.  3.  Public Relations – local market support; cable upgrade and activate.  4.  Brand – As this campaign and the blue-sky tactics become reality, support legwork on these projects.  5.  Financials – Help track against budget all things in our area.

Requirements:  Education to include any of the following upper level status and 3.0 GPA:  marketing; public relations; and/or journalism.  Strong writing skills.  Proficient in MS Office and social media.  Organized.  Curious

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/student-intern-marketing-and-public-relations/J3J00R6HC566P7CJP55

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER
ATU Foundation
Arkansas Tech University / Russellville
Closing:  June 16

Summary:  The Major Gifts Officer for Development serves as a primary fundraiser for the Arkansas Tech University Foundation, reporting to the Associate Vice President of Development.  He/she is an active member of the Advancement Team working closely with University Deans and Department heads to fulfill Institutional needs. Position will require work during nights/weekends and include some travel.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree.  Three to five (3-5) years successful fundraising &/or progressive sales experience.  Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas.  Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of completing assignments.  Must be willing to travel.

 

Preferred:  Master’s Degree.  Interest in all aspects of education and a dedication to promoting the University’s fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with faculty, senior academic leaders, trustees, volunteers, and the Advancement team.  Successful experience in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies.  Team Player, working well with all members of the Advancement Division.  Banner experience.  Experience with Microsoft Office.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=212

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MANAGER / COMMUNICATIONS
Entergy / Little Rock
Req. ID:  70902

Summary:  Manages stakeholder understanding of opportunities and challenges of the Entergy Arkansas through proactive communications and the anticipation of significant issues by developing and implementing effective communication internally and externally, with particular focus on retail customers, regulators and employees.

Requirements:  Typically requires a college or university degree in related field or the equivalent work experience.  Seven or more (7+) years experience.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.entergy.com/job/Little-Rock-Mgr%2C-Communications-AR-AR-72201/406724500/

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MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS
Lindsey Software / Little Rock

Summary:  Lindsey Software, a leading property management and accounting software company, is seeking a professional individual to join our team and help us transition from outsourced marketing and advertising. We are expanding into new markets with HousingManager.com, and we feel bringing marketing and advertising in house will help us achieve faster results.

Description:  Developing and implementing brand strategies for digital, print, in person, trade shows.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or related field required.  Five or more (5+) years in marketing or public relations.  Copywrite experience a plus.  Graphic design a plus but not required.  Adobe Suite knowledge a plus.  Salesforce experience a plus.  Proven experience.  Results oriented.  Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Powerpoint.  Travel required.

To Apply, or for more information:
http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/jobs/detail/8490/marketing-specialist

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MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR
Easter Seals Arkansas / Little Rock

Summary:  Develop and implement an annual public relations/marketing plan to meet the goals of the development fundraising plan, market the services provided for children and adults with disabilities and educate and increase public awareness of the services provided by Easterseals Arkansas (ESA.)

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=eastsealar&jobId=34550&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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MARKETING MANAGER
Power Technology / Alexander

Summary:  Responsibilities include promoting Power Technology’s entire product line to commercial, government and university customers. Identify current and future customer needs by asking questions and offering solutions. Promote excellent customer service by providing customers with product and technical information and to positively influence each customer’s decision-making process.

Requirements:  A marketing or technical degree (with significant marketing experience) is required.

Preferred:  College degree, preferably in marketing, sales or technical field.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/jobs/detail/8537/marketing-manager

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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.

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

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

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

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ONLINE MEDIA REPORTER
Log Cabin Democrat
Morris Communications Company / Conway

Summary:  Leads, develops and deploys newsroom interaction and news delivery strategies on social media platforms. Ensures Log Cabin websites and digital delivery remain robust, organized and timely. Provides leadership for online news strategy and presentation to grow digital audiences.  Responsibilities to grow audience, readership and customer loyalty by creating a more interactive/responsive experience with our content production.  Newsroom leader for Twitter, FaceBook and other social media tools.  Leads use of Social Media to improve and extend our journalism.  Assist in social media harvesting on developing, breaking news stories.

To Apply, or for more information:
http://morriscareers.careerplug.com/jobs/669387/apps/new

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PHOTOJOURNALIST / VISUAL STORYTELLER
KTHV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

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

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

Requirements:  College degree preferred, with a minimum of two years experience as a TV photojournalist/MSJ and news editor required. This is not an entry-level position.  Must be able to master editing on Sony SPRI, Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier non-linear editing systems.  Complete newsgathering skills required – videography, editing and writing.  Must tell news stories creatively with strong audio and visual skills.  Must be able to make quick decisions while working under pressured deadlines, willing to work overtime, and work flexible shifts.

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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PROGRAM OFFICER
Agriculture & Enterprise
Winrock / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

Summary:  The Program Officer is responsible for the support, direction and management of implementation related agreements and partner management for Winrock’s Agriculture and Volunteer Programs unit for US government and non-traditional donor projects in the agriculture sector. Responsibilities include working with HQ and field teams to ensure the delivery of projects on time and on budget, with a focus on technical excellence. The Program Officer will spend 30 percent time developing new business including writing or managing proposals. Program Officers participate in the strategic development of the Agriculture and Volunteer Programs unit strategy and direction, including thought leadership, developing management tools, and disseminating lessons learned and best practices in project management to the group.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field.   At least eight (8) years of progressive, cross-sectoral project and program development experience, including at least three (3) years of management experience.  Demonstrated writing experience.  Demonstrated ability to work with public and private funding organizations. Proven experience managing international projects.  Must be willing and able to travel without dependents to remote locations both domestically and internationally on short trips (up to 2 weeks.)

Preferred:  Advanced degre.  Demonstrated international experience strongly desired.

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER
Simmons Bank / Little Rock
Req. ID:  2017-1553

Summary:  Simmons Bank is seeking an experienced public relations professional to lead communications, media relations and sponsorship programs for the company.  This individual will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive public relations plan as a piece of the bank’s overall marketing strategy. The Public Relations Manager must remain up-to-date on current events and emerging trends, as well as bank products, activities and goals to identify opportunities to develop communication strategies surrounding them. The PR Manager must be a strong communicator, writer and editor and must also be able to leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts with industry media and thought leaders.

Requirements:  BS/BA degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or a related discipline required.  Four to six (4-6) years of experience in job-related position.  Experience in acting as a company spokesperson.  Strong relationships with both local and national business and industry media outlets.  Exceptional writing, proofing and editing skills.   Solid experience with social media including blogs, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.  Event planning experience.  MS Office programs.

To Apply, or for more information: 

https://careers-simmonsbank.icims.com/jobs/1553/public-relations-manager/job

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PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
City of Cabot / Cabot

Summary:  Directs, organizes and coordinates the activities of the support operation and field operation groups of the Public Works Department.  This job is appointed by the Mayor of Cabot and serves at his/her pleasure.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree inmanagement, public administration or a closely related field preferred.  Five years experience in public administration, with particular emphasis in municipal administration. Extremely knowledgeable and fluent in engineering practices and principles, building industry standards, procedures, and rules of thumb.  Significant knowledge and experience in Microsoft office software, engineering and CAD software.  Extremely knowledgeable in statutory and regulatory competitive procurement requirements to include the Arkansas and Federal code and regulations as well as best competitive procurement principals and practice.  Knowledge and understanding of basic laws, ordinances, and regulations including the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, the Environmental Protection Agency, and FEMA; underlying the principles and practices of a Public Works Department.  Extensive working knowledge of principals and practices of fiscal management, quality management, preventative maintenance, cost containment, inventory management, forecasting, change management, trend analysis, budgeting, construction plans and design, and short and long term strategic planning.

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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SALES REPRESENTATIVE
Saline Courier / Benton

Summary:  The Saline Courier in Benton is searching for an experienced sales professional to take over an established territory. This is a multi-media position, giving the right candidate plenty of marketing tools to offer our customers. The pressure is high, but the rewards are great with a base salary and an uncapped commission structure. If you have great communication skills, a strong work ethic and an appetite for making money, apply today.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send cover letter and resume to:
Kelly Freudensprung, pPblisher publisher@bentoncourier.com

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SENIOR ANALYST / CONSULTANT – MARKETING
Windstream / Little Rock
Job ID:  17001834

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 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.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/sr-analyst-consultant-marketing/J3F1566GD343W3BLY60

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SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER
Agriculture & Volunteer Programs
Winrock / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

Summary:  Responsible for the management of new business and HQ support for technical, financial and operational aspects of complex projects. Leads proposal development and strategic capture opportunities. Ensures M&E management on assigned projects. Identifies strategic opportunities to position WI for upcoming NBD opportunities, presentations on unique technical methodologies, and compliance on USG awards.

Requirements:  MA or MS in international development related field.    At least 10 years of progressive, cross-sectoral project and program development experience, including 5 years of management experience. Demonstrated writing experience.  Demonstrated ability to work with public and private funding organizations.  Proven experience managing large international projects.

Preferred:  Field based experience preferred.  Demonstrated international experience strongly desired.

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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SPECIAL EVENTS DIRECTOR
Susan G. Komen Arkansas / Little Rock

Summary:  The Special Events Director is responsible for all administrative and logistical details of Affiliate events for fundraising and cultivation for large events, including the Komen Arkansas Race for the Cure, Komen North East Arkansas Race for the Cure and Runway for the Cure. Develops and maintains the volunteer program for events. Provides staff support for sponsorship and development of the Affiliate, special events and for Grants and Educational programs.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required. Background in event planning, preferably with non-profit experience. Strong organizational skills to plan, implement, and administer fundraising events and programs.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Susan-G.-Komen-Arkansas/jobs/Special-Event-Director-de13b67e3c513176?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvcOtb_UxJ0HE1BFxUbx38tT83A5NIxNLNWcgQqqEPmxD02c2HNDahkd5ecAMJIh3R-OjDOb1w5IX1b3h85QpTrA

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SPECIAL PROJECTS COORDINATOR & CURRICULUM SPECIALIST
Criminal Justice Institute
University of Arkansas System / Little Rock
Closing:  June 2

Summary:  The Special Projects Coordinator and Curriculum Specialist is responsible for developing, coordinating and/or implementing special projects and assisting with the development of education and training programs. Special projects include child abduction training programs, crisis intervention, officer safety, and law enforcement management and supervision courses as well as other special initiatives.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s or greater Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or a related field.  Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience as a law enforcement officer with at least three (3) years at an upper management level of a law enforcement agency, with five (5) years preferred. Possess experience in the areas of training development, instruction, and project development and implementation. Possess or qualify for law enforcement instructor certification from the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training. Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements upon approval of the Director of the Criminal Justice Institute.

Preferred:  Master’s degree.

To Apply, or for more information:   http://www.cji.edu/about-us/employment/

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SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR
Lyon College / Batesville

Summary:  Lyon College seeks a sports information director to oversee all aspects of the sports information department as it relates to the promotion and publicizing of the college’s 14-varsity sport program and club sports. The information director will serve as liaison to area and state news media, prepare media guides, serve as the college contact person for all sports information concerns, and maintain sports information on the athletics website, including the dissemination of information to local, regional, national, and hometown media outlets.

Requirements:  Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; desktop publishing and webpage design skills; familiarity with sports and college athletics; the ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports; the ability to create, compose, and edit written materials; and familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, QuarkXpress, and/or Adobe InDesign and FrontPage Web Editor.  Individuals must be self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and able to work as a member of a team. This position requires extensive weekend and evening assignments. Occasional travel required.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.lyon.edu/sports-information-director

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TRAFFIC ASSISTANT
KAIT 8
Raycom Media / Jonesboro
Job ID:  2017-6796

Summary:  KAIT is seeking a positive individual with a “can do” attitude to join our sales team as the Traffic assistant. The ideal candidate should have excellent organizational skills, and be a detail oriented problem solver. Must be able to work quickly and accurately in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.

Requirements:  Experience with high volumes of data entry is essential.  Ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator who works well under pressure, with good time management skills and a desire to learn more about the TV process. Applicants must be self-motivated and be proficient in Microsoft Office products to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Prior experience with Wide Orbit TV traffic software is preferred, but not required.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6796/traffic-assistant/job

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WEB DESIGNER
Arkansas Flag & Banner / Little Rock

Summary:  We are seeking someone with HTML, graphic and web design experience who has also worked with podcasts and/or YouTube. This person will be mainly responsible for designing and updating a radio show podcast page with weekly information, sending information to radio stations and media outlets, editing audio and or video for the show, social media updates and other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  College degree optional if you can demonstrate the abilities with links to a portfolio, websites you’ve built or worked on, podcasts you’ve been involved with and so on.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/job/web-designer-podcast-experience-74c2929dda428a4f

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WEB PRODUCER
Family Life / Little Rock

Summary:  The Web Producer is responsible for updating FamilyLife’s websites and associated content to deliver a premier online and on-brand experience. This position is responsible for building, uploading, and deploying digital content, ensuring smooth processes and ongoing improvements to the website. The Web Producer will help manage the integrated content workflow coming from the marketing, audio, creative and other ministry teams to insure that all requested content is flowing smoothly onto the websites

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required.  3-5 years experience managing websites.  Must have HTML and CSS skills.  Experience with PHP and MySQL coding.  Experience using Photoshop.  Demonstrate an understanding of website usability/web optimization best practices.  Experience managing Sitecore and WordPress CMS or with a similar CMS platform is required.  Ability to work well independently and under pressure, as well as be highly responsive to business needs.  Knowledge of Content Management Systems and how they work.  Knowledge of industry best-practices, including content delivery standards and usability

To Apply, or for more information:
http://www.familylife.com/joinourteam/paid-staff

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WRITER / EDITOR
Family Life / Little Rock

Summary:  Write testimonial feature articles for FamilyLife website.  Write articles to help people improve their marriage and parenting skills.  Write additional types of content as needed (couples projects, devotionals, etc.)  Participate in planning for website articles and for the Help & Hope email.  Provide leadership for content projects as needed.

Requirements:  Clear and proven abilities and significant experience in writing and editing articles and biblical materials.

Preferred:  Journalism or writing degree.  Mature knowledge of the Bible and solid walk with God.  Desire to reach and help families.  Knowledge of biblical principles in marriage and parenting.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.familylife.com/joinourteam/paid-staff

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
CJRW / Little Rock

Summary:  The CJRW travel and tourism account executive will be responsible for selling statewide advertising, targeting tourism clients for regional association publications, working with tourism clients on AR Parks & Tourism Co-op publications as well as take on other clients as assigned.  They will provide other client support and counsel as required.  They will market additional agency services, including collateral, co-op marketing, video production, interactive and photography.

Requirements:  College degree required or equivalent experience.  Proven ability to meet deadlines and sales goals.  Strong communication (written, verbal, presentation) skills.

Preferred:  Four to five (4-5+) years sales and marketing experience, publications or advertising sales experience preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume at:  employment@cjrw.com.

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Cumulus Media / Little Rock

Summary:  Cumulus Media- Little Rock, AR  is seeking a dynamic Account Executive to join our team.  We are looking for passionate, motivated, goal oriented individuals with high business acumen and the desire to win in a fast-paced highly competitive sales environment.  In return, we offer a unique opportunity: a challenging mission, world-class tools to help you succeed, inspired leadership and the chance to realize your full potential as a professional.

Description:  Prospecting and aggressively seeking new clientele by networking, cold-calling, canvassing, referrals and other means, are core competencies of a Cumulus seller. Expert in the customer’s business by gaining a deep understanding of their goals, objectives and processes as well as their external environment including key market and consumer trends. Creative spark – the ability to design, create and deliver customized advertising proposals/presentations. Present client solutions by building rapport and delivering results through The Power of Radio. Gain referral business by providing support, information, and guidance, qualitative research and recommending new opportunities for profit and/or service improvements. Deliver exceptional client service.

Requirements:   Media sales experience.  Proven experience growing and maintaining a robust sales funnel. Recognized top sales performer with a track record of over-achieving. Strong sales acumen and proficiency in all phases of the sales cycle, proactive outbound phone sales and new account development. Ability to perform independently in a fast-paced, hyper-competitive sales environment. Excellent interpersonal/communication skills; outgoing, sociable, and charismatic �C you pride yourself on being able to strike up a conversation with anyone. Accustomed to working with creative thinkers, digital marketers and editors.

Preferred:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or related field.  Experience in outside (B2B) sales strongly preferred.

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

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Windstream Communications / Little Rock
Job ID:  17001766

Description:  Meets or exceeds company sales metrics by gaining profitable business; tracking relevant productivity metrics and adjusting activity; and seeking coaching to continually improve business acumen and professional capability.  Acquires new business by prospecting for new customers in the area (via telephone calls, door-to-door, emails, letters, social media and networking); leveraging relationships with referral endorser partners and key industry partners; communicating and collaborating with other internal sales teams; gaining referrals from current customers; and participating in marketing demand generation initiatives.  Generates sales to new customers by establishing executive sponsorship with top-level influencers; building long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with all influencers; listening to learn all critical business issues (CBI’s) and wins/losses of all influencers; challenging conventional thinking to enhance credibility and establish differentiation from competitors; presenting the company brand and differentiating Windstream from competitors; organizing internal resources appropriate for each customer opportunity; delivering customized solutions which meet customer expectations and address CBI’s; and following-up to ensure customer satisfaction and gain referrals.  Follows a disciplined, structured sales process by deploying solution selling and strategic selling tools and techniques; submitting activity and results reports on time; managing sales opportunity progress through Salesforce; and submitting accurate orders in a timely manner.  Develops referral partners by building a professional network in the market; establishing relationships with productive partners in the market; educating partners on the benefits of recommending Windstream products and services; designing a system of effective interaction to pursue optimum opportunities; and identifying and uncovering non-traditional partners in the market.  Maximizes sales opportunities by planning and managing selling time; analyzing market sales data to identify and pursue high probability opportunities; researching customer business model/vertical specific business approach; assessing the needs of each unique customer; leveraging marketing materials and information (solutions, business cases) to support proposals; and utilizing/engaging internal resources to increase probability of obtaining business.  Projects a professional presence by demonstrating Windstream cultural beliefs; properly preparing for each customer interaction; maintaining the appropriate appearance and demeanor; applying superior salesmanship and persuasive presentation skills; and viewing customer objections as a natural part of the process and maintaining poise under pressure to seamlessly handle those objections.

Requirements:  College degree or equivalent, and one or more (1+) years field sales experience directly related to job (outside, direct sales experience);  OR, five or more (5+) years job-related field sales experience;  OR, an equivalent combination of education and job-related field sales experience required.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/account-executive/J3F5LV75ZB6RP86J79Q

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ANCHOR / REPORTER
KAIT 8
Raycom Media / Little Rock
Job ID:  2017-6832

Summary:  KAIT is looking for a full-time Anchor/Reporter to start immediately. We are looking for someone who excels in a team environment, has demonstrable leadership qualities, both in the newsroom and in the community, strong communication skills and the ability to excel in a fast-paced newsroom.  The successful candidate will bring professionalism, enthusiasm, confidence, and personality to the anchor desk. Candidate must be able to deliver compelling breaking news and have a proven track record of generating/executing solid story ideas. The anchor will also be expected to report live on location, as well as demonstrate strong multi-platforms skills including Facebook and Twitter. Qualified applicants, please apply on line with links to your work.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6832/anchor-reporter/job

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ASSISTANT ATHLETIC DIRECTOR / COMMUNICATIONS
Athletics – Sports Information
University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock
Position Number: R98885
Closing:  June 14

Summary:  The Assistant Athletic Director �C Communications is a twelve month position and will be responsible for planning and organizing all phases of a Division I sports information department. Additionally the incumbent will be the primary contact for men’s basketball. The incumbent will serve as a key person on the department’s senior staff reporting directly to and working closely with the Director of Athletics. All duties and responsibilities are governed by state, federal and university policy.

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6237

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR ETHICS IN JOURNALISM
Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences
University of Arkansas / Fayetteville
Closing:  June 9

Summary:  The Walter J. Lemke Depart Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas, invites nominations and applications for an Assistant Director of the Center for Ethics in Journalism, beginning in Fall 2017.  The Assistant Director will also teach up to two courses per semester as needed in the Journalism Department. Likely courses may include a section of Ethics in Journalism, News Reporting I, Fundamentals of Journalism, or web skills. This is a nine-month non-tenure-track instructor position.  We are especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our department.

Requirements:  Master’s degree in journalism or a related field conferred by the start of employment.

Preferred:  Record of professional experience in journalism. College-level teaching experience.  Experience with event planning. Experience in web design. Experience with shooting video.

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20715

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ASSISTANT SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR
Athletics
Arkansas Tech University / Russellville
Closing:  June 19

Summary:  Arkansas Tech University is seeking candidates for an Assistant Director of Athletic Communications. Reporting to the Director of Athletic Communications, the Assistant Director will be responsible for assisting in the promotion and comprehensive public relations for Arkansas Tech Athletics and the department’s 10 varsity sports programs. The Assistant Director of Athletic Communications will be an integral member of the Athletic Department’s external operations team. 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, multimedia, or a related field is required; plus two years of experience (student and graduate assistant experience is acceptable) in an athletic communications or multimedia environment.  Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Stat Crew software is required.

Preferred:  Familiarity with the Great American Conference and its institutions is strongly preferred.  Master’s degree preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=225

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ASSOCIATE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR FOR EXTERNAL OPERATIONS
Athletics – Sales & Development
University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock
Position Numbr:  R97513
Closing:  June 16

Summary:  The Associate AD (or Assistant AD, depending on experience) for External Operations is a twelve-month position and will be responsible for the successful execution in planning, developing and administering all aspects of the external functions of the department including: ticket operation, development/fundraising, marketing and promotions, student and campus engagement and volunteer boards. The incumbent will serve as a key person on the department’s senior staff reporting directly to and working closely with the Director of Athletics. All duties and responsibilities are governed by state, federal and university policy.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of two (2) years business to business sales, marketing or fundraising experience is required.

Preferred:  Experience on a college campus.

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6195

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING
Institutional Advancement
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock
Req. ID:  2017-36137
Closing:  June 16

Summary:  Working under the direction of the Director of Annual Giving, the Associate Director of Annual Giving will develop and implement a robust, multi-channel annual giving strategy to address college priorities using direct mail, personal solicitations and e-solicitations to effectively solicit alumni, faculty and students. The initial strategy of this position will be to use the College of Health Professions, the UAMS college with the highest number of alums, to develop a best practice annual fund model that could be replicated for other colleges in the future. The Associate Director of Annual Giving will also manage the renewal process for annual giving society donors and an annual Day of Giving for UAMS.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field.  4 years of experience in fund raising, annual giving, marketing, membership or public relations, preferably in a higher education or health care environment.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/36137/associate-director-of-annual-giving/job?hub=6

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BILLING COORDINATOR

CJRW / Little Rock

Summary:  Billing multiple clients during mid-month billing and during month-end billing. Tracking client pre-bills/advance bills to completion Creating vendor labels for unpaid production files Entering your time into our accounting system.  Entering production accounts payable after proper approval is given, accruing use tax where needed.  Paying vendors by “cutting” live checks, ACH’s, and Virtual MasterCard payments from accounting system.  Following up with production vendors Uploading and importing corporate credit card files into accounting system Initiating ACH payments in bank’s Cash Management system Entering journal entries after check runs and uploading positive pay files into bank’s Cash Management system.

Requirements:  Basic skills in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word Basic knowledge of accounting principles.  Oral and written communication skills Organizational skills and the ability to multi-task. The ability to work under strict deadlines and in an environment with many interruptions.

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume at:  employment@cjrw.com.

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BUSINESS SERVICES MANAGER
CARTI / Little Rock

Summary:  Responsible for overseeing the functions of the financial services office for CARTI, including coding and charge entry; ensuring accurate and timely completion    Directly supervises coders and data entry staff; generates weekly and monthly reports and ensures their accuracy; solves problems and improves efficiency to ensure the lowest possible charge lag and error rate. Supports and adheres to the CARTI Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.  The incumbent is responsible to assist in the development and implementing standardized policy, procedures and guidelines.  Promote and increase knowledge of new Patient Financial System and EMR identify and implement needed improvements in processes.

Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent required.  Minimum seven (7) years of medical billing management experience or seven (7) years management in medical clinic or healthcare environment. Minimum two (2) years of supervisory experience.

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Coding Certification is highly preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:  Tell ‘em Ron sent you at:

http://www.carti.com/about/employment/

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COMMUNITY JOB DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR
Pathfinder, Inc. / Jacksonville
Req. Number:  PRO-17-00012

Summary:  Coordinate the identification and development of Community Job placement sites for individuals participating in the employment and pre-employment program operated by Pathfinder.

Requirements:  Bachelors degree in a human services area, two years experience in providing services to adults with a developmental disability. Additional years of experience can be substituted for a bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.  Must become certified as a Job Coach upon employment, per the requirements of the State of Arkansas. Current driver’s license; current auto liability insurance coverage and registration; physically able to drive to various locations in Arkansas.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.appone.com/maininforeq.asp?Ad=353711&R_ID=1609981&Refer=http://www.simplyhired.com/search&B_ID=44

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CORPORATE CONTROLLER
CARTI / Little Rock

Summary:  Manage the accounting and purchasing departments and supervise staff accountants to accomplish accounting objectives.  Responsible for recording, summarizing and auditing financial transactions of the institute; maintenance of accounting systems including internal controls and financial policies and procedures.  Responsible for developing information for internal analysis including annual operating budgets and financial forecasts

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration.  Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant.  Valid Arkansas Driver’s License.  Minimum five to eight (5-8) years of progressive career experience in Healthcare Finance/Accounting.  Knowledge and understanding of not-for-profit finance and tax regulations and standards in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.  In-depth knowledge of the current trends and developments in healthcare reform and other federal programs In-depth knowledge of patient financial systems.  Ability to effectively communicate the financial condition of the organization  to the CFO and members of leadership.  Demonstrated understanding and experience with healthcare financial reporting, revenue cycle management, accounting, budgeting, accounts payable, treasury, audit, tax, payroll, information technology and materials management. Strong supervisory skills.  Proven organizational skills, ability to handle multiple projects concurrently.  Excellent analytical skills, ability to summarize data and interpret results for leadership.

To Apply, or for more information:  Tell ‘em Ron sent you at:

http://www.carti.com/about/employment/

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COSTUME SHOP MANAGER / DRAPER
Theatre Arts – Dance
University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock
Position Number:  R99424
Closing:  June 30

Summary:  The Costume Shop Manager/Draper is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Theatre Arts and Dance Department’s costume shop and supervises all activities associated with the shop. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Requirements:  A minimum of a BFA or BA in Theatre, significant practical work experience in costume production on the professional and university levels, and computer competencies on PC and MAC platforms and with Word and Excel programs. Supervisory skills are required.

Preferred:  MFA in Theatre.

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6241

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CREATIVE SERVICES / PRINT PRODUCTION MANAGER
CJRW / Little Rock

Summary:  The Creative Services/Print Production Manager manages all creative department agency operations. The Manager provides administrative and organizational leadership to the creative staff. Scope of responsibility includes management of creative staff, client creative deliverables and related job process flow using WebVantage. Oversees the Traffic position and provides support to Account Managers for project budgeting/estimating.   Purchases print materials, manages publications production and printing, specialty items, signage, photography services, etc. Maintains vendor relations and continually researches new vendors and products staying current with trends. Estimating, file prep, specifications, communication, printing, schedules, distribution, and on-location press approvals when applicable.

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume at:  employment@cjrw.com.

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & MAJOR GIFTS
Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families / Little Rock

Summary:  Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families (AACF), a statewide nonprofit advocacy organization, seeks a full-time director of development and major gifts with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in fundraising for nonprofits. Position will be responsible for implementing and overseeing a comprehensive development plan with a focus on major gifts.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with five or more years of experience in fundraising for nonprofits.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send cover letter, resume, and references to: Jennifer Keith Ferguson, Deputy Director  jferguson@aradvocates.org

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DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL OPERATIONS
Arkansas Hospital Association / Little Rock

Summary:  The Arkansas Hospital Association has an opening for a Director of Educational Operations. This position requires a professional level of knowledge in a specialized field (i.e., education or related field), which is equivalent to that which is acquired through the completion of a regular four-year college program. Healthcare experience is desired, but not required. Meeting and event planning/organization desired. Strong computer, proofreading, time management, multi-tasking and prioritization skills needed. Some travel required.

To Apply, or for more information:

Lyndsey Dumas

ldumas@arkhospitals.org

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DIRECTOR OF THE JBU SCHOLARSHIP FUND

John Brown University / Siloam Springs

Summary:  As a member of the Development Team, this position focuses on expanding and championing enthusiastic support for unrestricted giving through effective use of direct marketing (mail, electronic, social media & crowd funding), JBU’s Founder’s Circle loyalty group and relationship building. Cultivates, solicits and stewards JBU’s largest body of donors and donor prospects that account for much of the University fund-raising efforts. Provides strategic planning, donor relations, and team leadership.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred:  Master’s degree.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://www.jbu.edu/hr/staff/positions/director_of_the_jbu_scholarship_fund/

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EDITOR
Little Rock Soiree
Arkansas Business Publishing Group / Little Rock

Summary:  Little Rock Soirée magazine is the most read and most awarded lifestyle publication in Little Rock, Arkansas. For over 15 years, Soirée has been the trusted authority on all things society, fashion, philanthropy and culture in Little Rock. Guided by integrity and a dedication to excellence, we inspire our readers to live good, feel good and do good through our meaningful content and stunning visuals.  Soirée is searching for a print editor to execute the vision of the magazine and serve as the face of the division. Exceptional, past magazine experience is a requirement. Must possess thorough and engaging writing skills and have strong editing and proofreading skills with exceptional command of AP style. Must be flexible in managing demands of publications with the ability to work under multiple deadline pressures. Must be highly organized with a keen attention to detail.

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

Mandy Richardson, Publisher
mrichardson@abpg.com 

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EVENTS MANAGER
Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

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

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

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

Karen Percival, Director of Human Resources

humanresources@waltonartscenter.org

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT II
Simmons Bank / Little Rock
Req. ID:  2017-1852

Summary:  Executive Assistant II coordinates projects; facilitates the research, collection, analysis and reporting of data.  Responsible for efficiently and effectively performing all assigned administrative, clerical, staff support and general office duties including handling directly or referring customer complaints, while maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive materials.  This position also provides administrative support of organization Executives.

Ensures all departmental documents and activities are performed in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures as applicable to this position, including completion of required compliance training. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:  HS diploma / GED.  Minimum four (4) years work experience in applicable department or as Executive Assistant.

Preferred:  AS/AA Degree or specialized training.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-simmonsbank.icims.com/jobs/1852/executive-assistant-ii/job

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Family Network, Inc. / Springdale
Closing:  June 16

Summary:  The Executive Director is the senior staff person for Family Network, Inc. The Executive Director will lead the organization and interact with the community in a professional manner while developing and maintaining relationships with staff and the Board of Directors. The Executive Director will adhere to the agency policies and procedures, as well as program requirements from private, local, state, and federal sources. The Executive Director will manage the day-to-day operations of the agency while taking direction from the Board of Directors. This is a comprehensive management position, with a wide array of duties.

Requirements:  Master’s degree preferred in a human service field, such as Education, Social Work. Counseling, Child Development or Family Studies, or Business. Bachelor’s Degree with significant leadership experience also considered.  Experience in a non-profit environment preferred, but not required.  Experience working with parents and families required.  Experience with program evaluation, using performance-based assessment data, and maintaining program quality and fidelity.  Fundraising skill set and/or experience required.  Demonstrated supervisory skills, including creating organizational plans for employee growth, advancement, and development, are essential.  Excellent communication skills a r e required to write grant proposals, write for publication, and make presentations to parents, professionals, civic organizations, and clubs.

Preferred:  Experience with group facilitation.

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

Jennifer Henk, Ph.D., Board of Directors

jkhenk@gmail.com

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LOCAL SALES MANAGER
KAIT 8
Raycom Media / Little Rock
Job ID:  2017-6851

Summary:  KAIT is seeking a Multi Media Local Sales Manager to lead and motivate the sales team.  The successful candidate will be one who is team oriented with excellent communication skills with the ability to manage all aspects of local television/digital sales and acheive station budgets.  A proven track record in generating revenues (incremental and New) recruiting and developing an aggressive client focused sales force, forecasting and inventory management is critical.  Candidate must be organized, have exceptional time management skills, a minimum of three years of television advertising sales, and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools.  Knowledge of Matrix, Wide Orbit, and other broadcast software tools is a plus.  Qualified applicants please apply online and upload your cover letter and resume. Candidate must pass drug screen and possess clean driving record.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6851/local-sales-manager/job

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LOCAL SALES MANAGER
KTHV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

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

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:
http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Local-Sales-Manager/J3G32J75BQS0V0K1KNN/

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MANAGER OF VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS
Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

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

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

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

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

Karen Percival, Director of Human Resources
humanresources@waltonartscenter.org

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MARKETING MANAGER
American Case Management Association
CGi, LLC / Little Rock

Summary:  The Marketing Manager will best position CGi and our clients in their respective markets. You will tap into your drive, creativity, and relationship- building to create robust marketing and brand strategies in support of growth-oriented short and long-term business goals. You will execute branding, messaging, publications, and social media.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university in marketing, public relations, graphic design, communications or related field.  Minimum four years of experience in marketing, advertising, public relations/mass communications. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated project management, creative problem solving, and multitasking skills.  Effective analytical, organizational, detail orientation, and follow up skills.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/jobs/detail/8606/marketing-manager

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MULTI-PLATFORM PRODUCER
KTHV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

Summary:  KTHV is looking for a Producer who can craft engaging and interesting newscasts with creative writing, story choice and showcasing.  THV 11 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.

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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MULTI-SKILLED JOURNALIST
KTHV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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MULTICULTURAL LIAISON
Community Services
City of Little Rock / Little Rock
Closing:  June 14

Summary:  Develop and implement plans, strategies and programs to understand and identify the various needs and issues of multicultural communities to increase access to city and community-based services, education, address problems, and access resources to improve the quality of life of diverse cultural and linguistic communities in the City of Little Rock. Develop, implement, and administer a municipal identification card program.

Requirements:  These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through completion of two (2) years of college coursework in social work, social welfare, public administration, business administration, or a related area, or two (2) years of documented community based experience serving as an advocate on behalf of large multicultural groups to include written and oral fluency in both English and Spanish languages; and one (1) year of leadership or supervisory experience.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/littlerock/jobs/1751078/multicultural-liaison?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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NEWS PRODUCER
KAIT 8
Raycom Media / Little Rock
Job ID:  2017-6831

Summary:  KAIT has an immediate opening for full-time producer. Applicants should have exceptional showcasing skills, strong writing, and great organizational skills for our top-rated morning show. Ideal candidates must have at least one-year of newscast producing experience. We are looking for someone who can create fast paced content for a morning show audience, and execute our strong brand across platforms both on-air and online.  Responsibilities require working with our executive producer, show producers, production team, and managers to create and produce quality content for all platforms. Must have a proven record on reacting to breaking news; story showcasing and must lead by example.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6831/news-producer/job

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ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST II
Baptist Health / Little Rock

Summary:  An Organizational Development Specialist must have a passion for people and have a desire to be a change agent, helping people learn about themselves, their abilities and their organization. Be able to design and develop programs, tools and content for delivery across multiple platforms, including classroom training, e-learning, blended learning and webinars. An ability to motivate, energize and influence others through written and spoken word is essential.

Requirements:  Master’s degree required in areas of organizational development, human resources, education, communications, psychology, public relations or related field. Thorough knowledge and experience with adult learning theory and techniques, systematic assessment, development planningCertifications in training and facilitation is preferred. Comfortable in a very fast-paced and changing environment. Good interpersonal skills, ability to work well in an open team environment. Reliable, deadline and detail-oriented.  Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects.  Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/bhark#/job/1016

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PARENT CENTER COORDINATOR
Bryant Public Schools / Bryant

Summary:  The Parent Center Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the Parent Center to support the educational programs of the district.

Requirements:  High school graduate or general education degree (GED.)

Preferred:  Associate’s degree (two year college or technical school.)  Experience working with families in a supporting role.  Bilingual skills.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://bryantschools.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=126

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PRESIDENT / CEO
Hot Springs Metro Partnership
Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce / Hot Springs

Summary:  President/CEO For the Greater Hot Springs (AR) Chamber of Commerce and the Hot Springs Metro Partnership. These two, compatible organizations share office, staff, and management but are governed by separate Boards of Directors. Chamber membership is made up of 1,000 local businesses. Partnership just completed a successful launch of a three year economic development strategy and a $1.2 million fundraising campaign. The Chamber is a 5 Star Accredited Chamber thru the U. S. Chamber of Commerce and the Partnership is an Accredited Economic Development Organization thru the International Economic Development Council.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume and application letter (subject – “CEO Position”) to:

Jim Fram, President & CEO

jim.fram@growinghotsprings.com 

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PRESIDENT & CEO
SHARE Foundation / El Dorado
Closing:  June 15

Summary:   SHARE Foundation, a leading non-profit operational foundation in El Dorado, seeks a President & CEO.  SHARE, whose mission is to identify, develop and foster programs and services that further the health and well-being of the people of our community and surrounding areas, has been championing community care in South Arkansas since its founding in 1996.  With 175 employees and an annual operating budget of $9 million, it is a leading multi-agency provider of health and wellness services to thousands of people each year.  SHARE Foundation serves children, adolescents, adults and seniors. It is comprised of seven agencies and programs, including: Life Touch Hospice, HealthWorks Fitness Center, Interfaith Clinic, Chaplaincy Services, PRIDE Youth Programs, a scholarship program, and a grant making program.  The agencies and programs primarily serve people in Union County (with the exception of Life Touch Hospice, with admissions from several surrounding counties.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:
http://www.imsearch.com/searches/details/content/S6-205

 PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE MANAGER
Southwest Power Pool / Little Rock
Job Code:  17-036

Summary:  The Project Management Office (PMO) Manager is responsible for managing a department dedicated to leading multi-disciplinary, cross-departmental and enterprise-wide projects whose scope generally includes the deployment of new and upgraded work processes and technology used by SPP.  The accurate and reliable functioning of the deployed processes, practices and technology is critical to the operation of SPP and its member companies and has the potential for significant economic impact.  This role, which involves both strategic and advisory elements, requires extensive interaction with variety of individuals and organizations, including but not limited to SPP Stakeholders, business owners, IT staff members, PMO project managers, consultant project managers, and SPP leadership.  The PMO Manager will assist with key deliverables among many departments within SPP and with vendors and consultants throughout all stages of the Project Management life cycle. The PMO Manager is responsible for assisting in the definition of resource requirements, team member responsibilities and other parameters to enable project completions within the approved project scope, time, and cost, as well as SPP quality and reliability expectations.  The PMO Manager will participate in and represent the PMO at Project Review and Prioritization Committee (PRPC) meetings and is responsible for implementing the strategic and tactical direction of the PRPC.  Because there are often member-impacting implications for the PRPC portfolio (PMO and non-PMO projects), the PMO Manager, or designee, serves as Staff Secretary for the Change Working Group (CWG) and oversees the Stakeholder Prioritization process.  The PMO Manager is expected to work with minimal supervision while exercising good judgment in managing multiple tasks and priorities.

Requirements:  Bachelor degree, preferably in Business or related field.  Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in project management role or closely related discipline.  Minimum of three (3) years of increasingly demanding supervision/management experience.

Preferred:  Demonstrated experience in deploying business and information technology projects.  Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

To Apply, or for more information:   https://www.spp.org/careers/apply/

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PUBLIC INFORMATION SPECIALIST

Director’s Office
Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock
Position Number:  22092662
Closing:  June 15

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=77199c5abb8c3386f9c907fedffce788&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=92311

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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE / NASA PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Graduate Institute of Technology
University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock
Position Number:  P99847
Closing:  June 15

Summary:  The Research Associate/NASA Program Coordinator will conduct the programmatic functions (non-financial) of the Arkansas Space Grant Consortium (ASGC) and Arkansas NASA EPSCoR Programs. Position reports daily to the ASGC Director. Overall supervision will be provided by the ASGC Director. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with two (2) years experience in higher education.

Preferred:  Preference will be given to candidates with a degree in the Business, Education, or Science related disciplines. A Master’s degree is preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:    https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6239

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SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR
CJRW / Little Rock

Summary:  We have just posted your dream job. Yes, we are looking to pay someone to play on social media all day. It isn’t all selfies, dog pics and random thoughts about your favorite TV character, though.  We do this for clients, and we do it extremely well. If you think you are up to the task and are ready to play on the winningest team in the South, then this gig might be for you!

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, social media or related field. Must be at expert level, comfortable and confident using all social media including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Snapchat and LinkedIn, on both desktop and mobile. Experience with Sprout Social, Hootsuite, Tailwind and Spredfast. Experience with Microsoft Excel. Experience with image editing or Photoshop.

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

Zack Hill, VP / Director of Digital
zack.hill@cjrw.com

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SPORTS EDITOR
Ashley News Observer / Crossett

Summary:  The Ashley News Observer is seeking a sports editor whose job will also require news coverage. Like many southern towns, Crossett is an active sports community where good, year-round sports coverage ― including features ― is appreciated. In addition to local prep teams, the nearby University of Arkansas ― Monticello offers the opportunity to cover Great American Conference sports. The News Observer is a medium circulation weekly focused on print- rst community news, primarily in the Crossett area but also in Ashley County outside the city limits. This job is a good opportunity for a starting reporter to learn on the ground how to integrate into a community, work a beat and write stories readers actually want to read while building a resume, or for someone in a fast-paced newsroom looking for something a little slower but still challenging. Photography and InDesign experience are pluses.   

To Apply, or for more information:  Send letters of interest, writing samples and resumes to:  news@ashleynewsobserver.com.

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TRAINING & OUTREACH COORDINATOR / ARBEST
Psychiatric Research Intsitute
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock
Req. ID:  2017-37210
Closing:  June 30

Summary:  The Training and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination of trauma training and outreach activities for the ARBEST program. S/He works collaboratively with team to organize training conferences and continuing education opportunities for mental health professionals and other stakeholders in the state; participates in outreach activities aimed at building and maintaining relationships with multiple stakeholders in the community; maintains databases and develops training reports; and engages in other relevant duties and special projects as needed. 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Marketing, or related degree plus Two (2) years of experience in event management or training coordination.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/37210/training-and-outreach-coordinator—arbest-psychiatric-research-institute/job?hub=6

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VICE PRESIDENT / COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING
Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

Summary:  Provides strategic oversight and direction to Marketing, Public Relations, and Communications functions to achieve system goals and initiatives. Ensures a positive and cohesive employee and public image through comprehensive public relations, media relations, and internal communications programs. Proactively supports the efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and to promote a safe environment at Arkansas Children’s. This position plays a key role in visioning, positioning and differentiating Arkansas Children’s in the marketplace and as a champion for change and progress within the organization.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree (Business, Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or similar.)  Eight (8) years total experience required, which includes: eight (8) years of leadership of marketing or public relations function for progressive healthcare or related organization experience; and three (3) years of management with responsibility for budget, personnel, programs, and planning experience.

Preferred:  Master’s degree (Business, Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or similar.)  Ten (10)  years Marketing, Communications or Public Relations experience

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3035011

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VICE PRESIDENT / COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Hope Credit Union Enterprise Corporation / Little Rock

Summary:  The Vice President (VP) for Community & Economic Development will manage and develop community and economic development programs in assigned geographies within the company’s market.  The position is responsible for developing partnerships with groups that provide services that complement HOPE business, mortgage and consumer lending programs.  The VP will maintain contact with and conduct outreach to a range of community and economic development entities. These could include advocacy organizations and service providers, health care providers, charter schools, housing developers and providers, trade associations, community development and faith-based organizations, lenders, economic developers, funders, public agencies, elected officials, civic groups and others. Work requires considerable judgment, creativity, organization and time management.  Duties and skills include but are not limited to representing the organization in the community; managing a wide range of partnerships; program and project management; strong composition and editing of varied written materials.  Confidentiality is required. This position may be located in Memphis, TN or Little Rock, AR.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, with minimum of eight years of experience in community development, financial structuring, and performing the duties described.  Demonstrated experience managing community and economic development programs.

Preferred:  Master’s degree in public policy, business, finance, non-profit management, community development, or related field and at least five years of experience in community development, program management, financial structuring, or performing the duties described.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://gethired.com/a/3f056fd6-b9ba-4360-911e-056e9c50f51c

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VICE PRESIDENT / SALESZ
Bank of the Ozarks / Anywhere – USA
Job ID:  3833

Summary:  Origination and closing of small business loans/leases.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required, or an equivalent combination of education and work- related experience. Minimum three (3) years experience in small ticket equipment leasing sales.

Preferred:  Previous experience creating dealer/vendor programs.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_bankofozarks/external/jobDetails.do?functionName=getJobDetail&jobPostId=8906&localeCode=en-us