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Current job postings:

REGIONAL COORDINATOR
Junior Achievement of Arkansas, Inc.
Summary:  Implements all JA activities in Northwest Arkansas region. Responsibilities include all fundraising and education programs with particular emphasis on recruiting, training, placement, support and recognition of volunteers. In adition, the Regional Coordinator will man age the NWA Regional Board in conjunction with the Area President.

Requirements: Bachelors degree or equivalent experience. Strong oral/written communication and organizational/planning skills. Computer literacy.
Desired: Bachelors degree or higher in business or education. Two years classroom or business experience.
To Apply, or for more information: https://app.luminpdf.com/viewer/8EcigAiHmmwYzdDqP

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
AY Magazine
Vowell, Inc. / Northwest Arkansas

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

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

Heather Baker, Publisher

hbaker@aymag.com

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE / DIGITAL MEDIA SALES
KARK 4 – KLRT 16
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock
Job ID:  5864

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 preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5864

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE / SALES
KARK 4 – KLRT 16
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock
Job ID:  5863

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.

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/5863

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ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR / RIVER MARKET
Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau
City of Little Rock / Little Rock

Summary:  Provide administrative and clerical support for the River Market operations.

Requirements:  These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through completion of two (2) years of college coursework in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related area, and two (2) years of administrative experience or related area.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/littlerock

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ALUMNI RELATIONS SPECIALIST
Alumni Office
University of Central Arkansas / Conway

Summary:  The Alumni Relations Specialist provides administrative and secretarial support for the Executive Director of Alumni Relations. The position provides administrative support and assists in the coordinating and planning of projects and events in the area of Alumni Relations.  The position reports directly to the Executive Director of Alumni Relations.

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of specialized training in business management, business education, or a related field; plus three years of experience in specialized or a related field applicable to work performed. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

Preferred:  Good working experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge.  Good working knowledge of Ellucian Banner.

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/3641

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ANCHOR / REPORTER
KAIT 8
Raycom Media / Jonesboro
Job ID:  2017-7199

Summary:  KAIT-TV  is looking for a full-time Anchor/Reporter to start immediately. This is not an entry-level position. A minimum of two to five (2-5) years reporting and/or anchoring experience is preferred.  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.  Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7199/anchor-reporter/job

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

Summary:  KHBS is looking for an 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 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 DIRECTOR / SOCIAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE
Philander Smith College / Little Rock

Summary:  Philander Smith College’s Social Justice Institute is seeking an Assistant Director. The position will work closely with the Executive Director for the Social Justice Institute with the management of the initiative, fundraising, forging partnerships, engaging the internal and external community, infusing social justice into the curriculum, implementing student, faculty and staff training, developing and implementing innovative programs.

Requirements:  While a Master’s Degree is preferred, candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Justice or closely related area.  Have a record of accomplishments in the social justice area of grassroots organizing and/or prior experience working for an organization focused on social justice issues.

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit letter of application, resume and a list of three references to:   humanresources@philander.edu.  Email subject line should include the full name of the position for which you are applying, and documents should be in PDF format.

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING
Hendrix College / Conway

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

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

Preferred:   Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.

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

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ASSISTANT GRAPHIC DESIGNER / AD COORDINATOR
AY Magazine
Vowell, Inc. / Little Rock

Summary:  Vowell, Inc., a multimedia company that specializes in niche market publishing, is looking for an exceptional graphic designer/ad coordinator. The job includes conceptualizing and designing magazine layouts, managing and designing internal branding materials, helping manage two websites (including updating content weekly and monthly), creating ads for clients in print and online, meeting monthly deadlines, helping gather ad materials and corresponding with clients about ads.

Requirements:  Must have 2-3 years of design experience in print design and production, possess strong layout skills, have strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge and Acrobat), be able to prioritize, focus, multitask, work with a team, be familiar with Mac operating systems, be able to take direction and work within design standards set for our brand, be able to work with clients and account executives, be willing to take on duties as assigned and work a flexible schedule around deadlines. Photography and HTML coding experience are a plus.

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

Jamison Mosley, Art Director

jmosley@aymag.com

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ASSISTANT REGISTRAR FOR COLLECTIONS
Arkansas Arts Center / Little Rock

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

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

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

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BEYOND BARRIERS COORDINATOR
Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

Summary:   Assist people, primarily with disabilities and criminal backgrounds, in becoming self-sufficient by providing leading edge services that create solutions and change lives. To fulfill this, the Beyond Barriers Coordinator will assist participants in the Beyond Barriers Program, a 16-week, paid program for clients referred from Arkansas Rehabilitation Services with felony backgrounds and a documented disability, in obtaining and maintaining soft skills and on the job experience.  During the program, the Beyond Barriers Coordinator will be a support system to the Beyond Barriers participant with the end goal of finding gainful employment.

Requirements:  Three or more (3+) years experience in public service or human resources.  Willingness to learn and respect the needs of persons with mental illness or a disability.  Knowledge of the criminal justice system and experience working with ex-offenders.  Good organizational skills, time management skills and the ability to prioritize.  Good written and oral communication skills.  Ability to speak effectively before groups.  Knowledge of client privacy rights and HIPAA requirements.  Must be able to accept and follow oral and written instructions and materials.  Awareness of the need for confidentiality, professional ethics and code of conduct.  Ability to travel throughout the designated region as required.

Preferred:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business/ Public Administration, Communications, Criminology or related field.

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
Community Health Centers of Arkansas / Little Rock

Summary:   Community Health Centers of Arkansas, Inc. (CHCA) is seeking an innovative Communications Director. He/she will partner with the Executive team to assess the organization’s current and future marketing and public relations activities. The individual will be responsible for designing and implementing an innovative strategic communication, branding, and marketing plan aligned with the CHCA’s strategic plan. The individual will write and edit data-driven communication/ informational content, develop and maintain newsletters, service directories, and other annual reports, in effort to educate key stakeholders.  He/she must possess excellent writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation, and communication skills. As well, Marketing/Public Relations knowledge and experience(i.e., developing public service announcement, press releases, audience segmentation, social marketing/social networking etc.)

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Two years healthcare experience.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/job/communications-director-95f11d1746d19f0a

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CONVENTION SERVICES MANAGER
Embassy Suites / Little Rock
Job ID:  1023

Description:  Act as onsite contact for all assigned groups, as well as working with the customer to produce BEO’s and Convention Resumes. Ensures that all special arrangements – Food and Beverage, Audio Visual, and other requests are properly documented on BEO’s and signed by authorized representative.  Ensures timely distribution of all BEO’s and Resumes to the appropriate departments and follows up on any questions.  Maintains detailed files, notes, records, and trace systems to ensure event meets with customer expectations. Verifies space requirements and meeting room set-up with the client, and ensures that public space needed is properly maintained and in good condition.  Confirms revisions in agendas, room blocks, etc. and notifies corresponding departments in a timely manner.  Finalizes the program/agenda with client and checks all scheduled functions one hour prior to start time.  Reviews event sheets and works with appropriate departments to ensure quality and satisfaction.  Maintains positive guest and employee relations through prompt, precise, and courteous communication.  Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business administration or sales and marketing preferred. Minimum three (3) years banquet or meeting planner experience; OR, equivalent combination of education and experience.

To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_atrium/external/jobDetails.do?functionName=getJobDetail&jobPostId=1935&localeCode=en-us&source=Indeed.com&sourceType=PREMIUM_POST_SITE

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DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER
KTHV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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DIGITAL SALES MANAGER
KTHV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

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

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

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree.  Google certified. Five (5) years of digital sales experience.  Three (3) years digital sales management.

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS
Hendrix College / Conway

Summary:  Hendrix College invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Athletics Communication.  This is a full-time, 12-month appointment, reporting to the Director of Athletics. Hendrix is a member of NCAA Division III and the Southern Athletic Association. The College currently competes in 21 intercollegiate sports – 11 for women and 10 for men.  For more information on the program please visit the athletics web page at www.hendrixwarriors.com.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required. The candidate must demonstrate strong communication, organizational and exhibit strong writing skills and must be able to work effectively with staff, faculty, and other members of the College community.  The candidate must be willing to work evenings and weekends as needed to cover home sporting events and activities.  The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of Stat crew, Adobe software (Photoshop, In Design, etc.), website editing and video editing.

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

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DIRECTOR OF MAJOR GIFTS
Centers for Youth & Families / Little Rock

Summary:  Position requires a Bachelor’s degree and at least three or more years of experience in fundraising with a proven track record in techniques such as cultivation and stewardship of donors, as well as securing major gifts. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and Database (Raiser’s Edge) experience preferred. Basic office equipment.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.cfyf.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/director-of-major-gifts/

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DIRECTOR OF NEWS SERVICES
University Communications & Marketing
Harding University / Searcy

Summary:  Develops, plans and directs communication from the University and the public including, but not limited to, preparing fact sheets, media alerts, news releases, photographs, video/audio, scripts and talking points to publicize the University’s activities or messages; writing stories for HARDING magazine; and assisting in planning special events and programs.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.harding.edu/hr/jobs   (search Staff Jobs)

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EDITOR
Hot Springs Village Voice
Gatehouse Media / Hot Springs Village

Summary:  The Hot Springs Village Voice is seeking a full time editor to manage and lead our small newsroom at our robust weekly newspaper.  This position, in working with our local regional ad director, will be partnering to work with in one of the best retirement communities in the country to be their dedicated source for local news.  As part of Gatehouse, we expect our leader to embrace all aspects of the newsroom, including social media, video and promoting our digital presence.  Hot Springs Village is a unique community. It is a POA that boasts about being the largest gated community in America, which includes nine (9) championship golf courses and numerous activities for the retirement community. The town of Hot Springs is only 30 minutes away and is one of the fastest growing communities in Arkansas.  We are looking for someone who wants to be the voice of the Village. This position is perfect for an experienced reporter looking to move up or for an experienced editor looking to settle in a great small community. Our only major requirement is you have at least two years experience directly in the industry and love community journalism. The full-time position offers a variety of benefits (health insurance, vacation, 401k, etc.)

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

Matt Guthrie, Regional Vice President

mguthrie@gatehousemedia.com

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FUND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas
Girl Scouts / Little Rock

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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GRANTS DIRECTOR
Lyon College / Batesville

Summary:  Lyon College seeks a Grants Director. The Grants Director identifies and pursues funding opportunities that align with institutional priorities. The Grants Director researches and authors proposals to secure publicly and privately funded grants for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects. In addition, she or he submits timely, accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects. The Grants Director report to the Executive Director of Advancement.  Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and at least two years of proven experience in grant writing. Experience with non-profit fundraising is preferred. Candidates must communicate well in writing and speech, collaborate well with others, maintain confidentiality, and manage multiple projects and deadlines well. The successful candidate will work both independently and with a team Some nights and weekends as well as some travel required.

To Apply, or for more information:     https://www.lyon.edu/grants-director

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER / MARKETING COORDINATOR
Baldwin & Shell Construction Company / Little Rock

Summary:  Baldwin & Shell Construction Company is looking for a Graphic Designer/Marketing Coordinator to join our growing team in Little Rock.  The successful candidate should have at least two years of experience in a similar role and a solid grasp of design concepts within Adobe Creative Suite.  Candidates must also display enthusiasm for the design process and attentiveness to different project goals.  A detail-oriented mindset, exceptional organization, and time management skills are a must.  Strong graphic design skills are required.  Videography and web design skills are a plus.  Baldwin & Shell offers a highly competitive compensation and benefit package as well as a great work environment.

To Apply, or for more information:  Apply online or via email, and include a resume and portfolio with your application.

Sam Smith, Human Resource Director

ssmith@baldwinshell.com

http://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/252425?source=BaldwinShellConstructionCo&jobFeedCode=BaldwinShellConstructionCo&returnURL=http://www.baldwinshell.com/

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INTERNSHIP / MARKETING
Ballet Arkansas / Little Rock

Summary:  Ballet Arkansas, the premiere professional ballet company of the state of Arkansas, is seeking to assimilate a team of seasonal marketing interns to assist with day to day operations, and the development and implementation of marketing campaigns. The positions is ideal for college/university students with an interest or expertise in business, marketing, and/or public relations. Retirees and those with interests in non-profit/professional dance are encouraged to apply. Candidates must possess experience working as a team, and feel comfortable taking direction from the administrative staff of Ballet Arkansas.  The positions are seasonal/part-time, and the hours will vary weekly and by project.

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

Michael Fothergill, Artistic Director

michael@balletarkansas.org

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER
Baptist Health Foundation
Baptist Health / Little Rock

Summary:  Cultivates, secures and stewards major and annual gifts from individuals and foundations. Plans, develops and implements strategies and programs to increase giving through major and annual gifts. Strategies may include the Grateful Patient program, grant writing, third party fundraisers, corporate roadshows, capital campaigns, etc. May include creating bridge from major donors to planned giving. May also include in-depth prospect research. Provides support as needed for events such as Bolo Bash Luncheon, Arkansas Charity Clays, Taste of Giving, and other events. Provides patient support.

Requirements:  Must have college degree. Minimum of two (2) years in non-profit industry. Minimum of two (2) years experience in Raiser’s Edge. Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel. Excellent communication skills. Must have demonstrated ability to work with all demographics and types of backgrounds. Work history includes increasing levels of responsibility and accountability. Must have demonstrated ability to keep strict confidence.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/bhark/#/job/1949

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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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NEWS PRODUCER
KATV 7
Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock
Tracking Code:  8716

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

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

Preferred:    Journalism degree.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=8101&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

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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.  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/J3F28H5Z93838T882P2/

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REPORTER / COMMUNITY JOURNALISM
El Dorado News-Times / El Dorado

Summary:  Do you enjoy telling stories? Do you like to delve deep into a topic for an in-depth look on issues that matter to residents? If so, we’re looking for you!  The El Dorado News-Times is seeking a newspaper reporter who writes concisely and clearly, can develop relationships with sources, and has the ability to take initiative and find story leads. This position will be crime/courts and county government, along with plenty of opportunities for feature writing both in and out of that beat. The ability to take photos and videos, as well as find new ways to tell stories through alternative story formats is a huge plus.  The News-Times is a daily newspaper publishing seven days a week, located in southern Arkansas. The News-Times is the award-winning news leader for the ArkLaMiss region. We are working to develop our digital culture, with a focus on local content and what’s of interest to our readers, and are looking for a new team member to join our collaborative approach to the daily news.  Both experienced journalists and new journalists are welcome to apply. Writing samples and photos are welcome. We will offer training to the right person. New journalists should include GPA information.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume and writing samples/links (photo samples also are welcome) to:

Madeleine Leroux, Managing Editor

mleroux@eldoradonews.com

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SALES DEVELOPER REPRESENTATIVE
PFITR / Little Rock

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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SALES DIRECTOR / NATIONAL ACCOUNTS (Multicultural & Religious Market)
Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau
City of Little Rock / Little Rock
Closing:  October 31

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

Requirements:  These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Advertising, or a related area, and a minimum of four (4) years of demonstrated sales experience preferably in the hospitality/tourism industry or a related area.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.  Must obtain a personal credit card for fully reimbursable business expenses. Must be available to work evenings, holidays, and weekends as required.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/littlerock

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SALES MANAGER / CUSTOM PUBLICATIONS & ONLINE MEDIA DIVISION

Vowell, Inc. / Little Rock

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

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

Heather Baker, Publisher

hbaker@aymag.com

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SENIOR SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Windstream / Little Rock
Job ID:  17001798

Summary:  The Senior Manager of Social Media is responsible for the overall social media channel vision and mission for the Windstream Enterprise Business Unit. The individual in this role must be able to lead, conceptualize and formulate strategic plans, initiatives, and tactics that further that Business Unit’s long and short term social media, awareness and reputation management goals.  Must be articulate and professional, with executive acumen and strong desire and ability with industry thought leaders, key Windstream executives, and teams across the business.  This role will collaborate with marketing communications, campaign management, field sales, corporate communications, employee communications and public relations staff to ensure that resources are being used in an efficient and cost-effective manner.  They will be accountable for paid and organic social tactics and the performance of each campaign.  The role will train and actively manage tools that amplify the reputation of the organization through employees, and social platforms.  They will work with the customer experience team and operations on implementation of social care, monitoring and reactive/proactive activities.  They must be able to measure, monitor and report on metrics that specifically tie back to the company goals.  Finally, they must be a problem solver and on the look-out for trends that would benefit the company.

Requirements:  College degree and eight or more (8+) years professional level experience with three to four (3-4) years supervisory experience; or 12+ years professional level related experience with  three to four (3-4) years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience desired.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/sr-social-media-manager/J3L7XP6MCCXWR10GFN4

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SOCIAL MEDIA / WEBSITE MARKETING DIRECTOR
Onyx Brands / Maumelle

Summary:  Onyx Brands cosmetic company is looking for a Social Media, Website and Marketing director. Your job will be to focus on beauty fashion, lifestyle and building our followers. We are growing our company we are looking for passionate, enthusiastic and smart individuals to join our team.  You will need to love beauty and all that girl stuff!  The best fit for this role is someone who is independent and can also collaborate with team. You must be able to work in a changing environment and be able to take constructive feedback.

Requirements:  Undergraduate degree in advertising, marketing, communication design, interaction design, HCI, and/or related field.  Qualified candidates will bring at least 6+ years experience within an agency setting (3-4 years immersed in social/digital.) Must be able to work in a multi-discipline collaborate environment. Must have a deep knowledge of social media technologies, platforms and services. Team management and client facing experience is a must. Extremely strong leader with the ability to manage multiple initiatives.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.indeed.com/job/social-media-website-marketing-director-870d780de315217e

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SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
Arkansas Heart Hospital / Little Rock

Summary:  This position is responsible for designing and supporting the business intelligence initiative by leveraging both established and emerging technologies. The position will assist with the development of internal applications and work with all teams to utilize data for clinical and business purposes.

Requirements:  Bachelor degree in computer science, business or appropriate clinical field required.  One to two years experience in a development role.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://97.74.234.191/~arheartjobs/job/software-developer-i/

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TECHNICAL DIRECTOR / STUDIO CREW
KATV 7
Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock
Tracking Code:  8666

Summary:  KATV is looking for a director for our newscast.

Requirements:  Must have experience directing multiple camera projects.  Must be able to call and direct your own newscasts.  Knowledge of production standards and equipment.  Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure.  Audio experience a plus.  Ability to read and write.  Typing and good spelling skills.  Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Preferred:  College degree.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=8051&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

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VOLUNTEER SERVICES COORDINATOR
ACH Northwest
Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Springdale

Summary:  The Volunteer Specialist works under the direction of the Director of Volunteer Services to implement and manage the ACH Volunteer Program. The specialist is responsible for implementing and managing the in-kind donation program. The specialist is responsible for the on boarding of volunteers which includes creating orientations, site specific position training materials, competencies for volunteers and conducting orientations. Maintains records for each program and submits required reports for all areas to meet required deadlines.  This position is for immediate hire and will require four (4) weeks of onboarding in Little Rock at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in Non-Profit Management, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Human Resources or other fields of duty;  OR,  four (4) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Two (2) years total experience required in Non-Profit Management, Human Resources, Public Relations, Communications or other similar fields.

Preferred:  Master’s degree or equivalent degree in Non-Profit Management, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Human Resources or other fields of duty.  Five (5) years total experience required in Non-Profit Management, Human Resources, Public Relations, Communications or other similar fields.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3037073

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CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

First Orion / Little Rock

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

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

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

 To Apply, or for more information:

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

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
Lyon College / Batesville

Summary:  Lyon College seeks a communications specialist to write and distribute news releases and feature stories involving the College, faculty, staff, and students. The candidate will also produce content and manage updates for the College’s website, manage all College social media updates and campaigns, proof and copyedit college publications and promotional pieces, maintain an active relationship with all area media, fulfill marketing and public relations photography needs, produce a monthly e-newsletter, serve on various college committees and organizations as requested, and coordinate with the associate vice president of marketing communications in the development of promotional strategies, publications, multimedia, and advertisements for the College.

Requirements:  Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and three or more years of journalism, marketing, or similar public relations experience. Foundational knowledge of CSS and HTML and proficiency with both Mac and PC platforms, Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and digital SLR photography are preferred. Must be an effective communicator and possess excellent writing and editing skills. Some weekend and evening assignments required.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.lyon.edu/communications-specialist

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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
American Heart Association / Fayetteville
Tracking Code:  7786-415

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 1 full time year of higher education.  Three or more (3+) years of experience in public relations communications, public relations, marketing or journalism. This experience may also count toward satisfying the educational requirement.

Preferred:  Nonprofit experience. Existing media relationships in the NW Arkansas market.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://heart.jobs/fayetteville-ar/director-of-communications/D11F00B7DD35449AAF44E44008827FC8/job/

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DIRECTOR OF ORGANIZATION, LEADERSHIP & TALENT PERFORMANCE
Acxiom / Little Rock
Job ID:  JR002619

Summary:  We are looking for a Director of Organization, Leadership, and Talent Performance to lead the team that is reimaging Acxiom’s Talent Development offerings. Your goal would be to develop the strategy and roadmap to build best-in-class, innovative, cutting-edge & custom talent programs. We’re not looking for a copy & paste or one-size-fits-all approach so you’ll need to bring your management expertise & “out of the box”/innovative thinking around talent development to be successful in this role.

Requirements:  Bachelor degree or equivalent relevant experience.  Eight or more (8+) years experience in organizational development, organizational effectiveness, change management, talent performance, learning or training. High-tech experience preferred.  Four or more (4+) years managing a team that has successfully created, rolled out, adopted and tracked new talent development initiatives.  Experience in blended learning and modern learner techniques.  A competitive edge focused on driving change and innovation through agility.  Program/project management skills & experience.  A clear passion for all things organizational development, talent performance, learning and development as demonstrated by continued personal education/certification/development.  Master communicator and facilitator.

Ability to travel.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://acxiom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AcxiomUSA/job/New-York/VP-Leadership-Development—Talent-Performance_JR002619

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EBI TECHNICAL WRITER
Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield / Little Rock
Job ID:  R0000867

Summary:  The Technical Writer is responsible for documenting Enterprise Business Intelligence (EBI) operations. The Technical Writer plans, researches, designs, writes, edits, reviews, formats, illustrates, and publishes business and technical materials using language, graphics, and formats that are clear, concise, and promote understandability and ease of use.  The Technical Writer is also responsible for the maintenance of deliverables produced.    This role will involve collaborating with subject matter experts, customers, and other technical communicators to accurately capture and document the processes, flow charts, definitions, and other materials used by EBI. This position will also review and edit documents developed by others to ensure accuracy and quality of content, organization, language, format consistency, and conformance with established standards.   The Technical Writer occasionally takes on responsibilities beyond the scope of technical writing as needed to meet the needs of the team (e.g. create surveys, create and document lessons learned, document meeting minutes and action items, manage a project). These responsibilities help to balance the workload on the team and provide opportunities for the technical writer to learn and demonstrate additional skills.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, or Technical Writing.  Three (3) years experience writing documentation or instructional materials.  (The writing experience must be three years in a position where the primary responsibility was technical writing.  Examples will be requested.)  Three (3) years experience using recent versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint (expert level.)  Two (2) years experience with Graphic Design (Visio or related software.)  Strong preference given to individuals who have experience with technical documentation in a data analytics/data warehousing environment.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://arkbluecross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ABCBS_External_Careers/job/Little-Rock-AR/EBI-Technical-Writer_R0000867

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EDITOR
De Queen Bee / De Queen

Summary:  Editor for high energy weekly community newspaper in DeQueen.  Your newsroom writing and editing skills can lead your career to newer heights and running your own newsroom operations. We are a family owned company of newspapers with a promising future. We seek an experienced, existing writer/editor or a #2 looking to make a move up and prove their abilities. A journalism degree is desired but will consider other with appropriate work experience in newsroom applications. You will cover everything from local government, hard news to ribbon cuttings and education. We are searching for a candidate to become a part of our small community and build relationships. Proven experience with Macintosh, Quark and Photoshop is required. Excelled in photography a plus. We offer an excellent competitive salary, paid holidays, vacation and health insurance. The DeQueen Bee is a 4000 weekly community newspaper in every sense of the word, nestled in the Ouchita Mountains of Arkansas and  offers an excellent quality of life valued by all who are lucky enough to live here.

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

Clark Smith, Publisher
clark@menastar.com

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GRANT WRITER
UAMS Northwest Regional Campus / Fayetteville

Summary:  The Office of Community Health and Research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest Regional Campus in Fayetteville will be hiring a full-time grant writer to begin work in late summer to fall 2017. We are seeking an experienced grant writer with at least 2-7 years’ experience writing federal grants (HRSA, CDC, USDA, or NIH) and private foundation grants. The Office of Community Health and Research has a successful track record of obtaining funding focused on community-based research and programs to address health disparities in Northwest Arkansas.  Salary commensurate with experience. UAMS has an excellent benefits package.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume to Pearl McElfish (pamcelfish@uams.edu) and Lisa Smith (LMSmith2@uams.edu.)

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Image One / Little Rock

Summary:  Image One is a fast-growing screen-print company in Little Rock, Arkansas. We are looking for a highly motivated creative person to join our in-house graphic design team. We specialize in college retail, holding licenses for 200+ colleges across the country. Our clients include Academy Sports, Hibbett Sports, & Amazon.  We prefer someone with a degree in graphic arts and a number of years in a production environment but we’ll consider any combination of experience and education.  Benefits include health insurance, generous PTO and 401k match.  Interested parties should have a PDF of their resume and a link to their online portfolio available to send.

To Apply, or for more information:  https://image1one.com/jobs

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER / MARKETING COORDINATOR
Baldwin & Shell Construction Company / Little Rock

Summary:  Baldwin & Shell Construction Company is looking for a Graphic Designer/Marketing Coordinator to join our growing team in Little Rock.  The successful candidate should have at least two years of experience in a similar role and a solid grasp of design concepts within Adobe Creative Suite.  Candidates must also display enthusiasm for the design process and attentiveness to different project goals.  A detail-oriented mindset, exceptional organization, and time management skills are a must.  Strong graphic design skills are required.  Videography and web design skills are a plus.  Baldwin & Shell offers a highly competitive compensation and benefit package as well as a great work environment.

To Apply, or for more information:  Apply online or via email, and include a resume and portfolio with your application.

Sam Smith, Human Resource Director

ssmith@baldwinshell.com

http://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/252425?source=BaldwinShellConstructionCo&jobFeedCode=BaldwinShellConstructionCo&returnURL=http://www.baldwinshell.com/

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INDIVIDUAL GIVING MANAGER

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas / North Little Rock

Summary:  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas currently has an exciting opportunity in our Development Department for a dynamic, motivated and innovative fundraising professional. The Individual Giving Manager will have primary responsibility for leading the organization’s annual giving efforts (donations <$5,000 annually), setting strategy and executing fundraising plans for sustaining and growing the number of annual donors, the size of individual donations. The Individual Giving Manager is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, securing and stewarding new and current individual gifts.  The manager will tailor and execute year-round engagement for individual donors with the purpose of retaining and increasing their annual engagement and support.  This position will create and manage a portfolio of 50-100 prospects and 50-100 current donors and will oversee all individual giving solicitations including in person, online, and direct mail. The Individual Giving Manager will create a monthly giving campaign. This position will work with the development team and will attend events for introduction and cultivation of donors.  This is a new position for the agency. The ideal candidate will be flexible, self-motivated, interested in building the department, and open to an opportunity for growth.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume and cover letter (subject line – “Individual Giving Manager”): agency@bbbsca.org.

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LOCAL SALES ASSISTANT
KTHV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Local-Sales-Assistant/J3K6HK6YBRSY3BLKH40/

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LOCAL SALES MANAGER
KTHV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

Summary:  THV 11 seeks an experienced Local Sales Manager to lead and motivate the local sales team. This position is responsible for leading a sales strategy that will focus on the development of new enterprise business to successfully deliver customer solutions through an integrated suite of media platforms including television, digital, mobile and other emerging products.   The Local Sales Manager will be responsible for developing a strong, forward thinking sales team and will successfully work with all levels of the Little Rock business community. The position reports to the Director of Sales.

Requirements:  Proven track record as a broadcast Account Executive or Sales Manager.  Documented record of exceeding activity and revenue goals.  Knowledge of all facets of digital sales and marketing.  Ability to think and lead strategically.  Proven thought leader and problem solver.  Effective driver of integrated revenue and strategy.  Ability to prioritize critical functions to ensure individual and team success.  Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.  Proficiency with Excel, Word, Wide Orbit and Nielsen desirable.  Advanced CRM system experience; Salesforce.com experience desirable.

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or related field.  Five years  media sales experience; two years sales management experience preferred

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Local-Sales-Manager/J3F5LD6SQ8G8B3DV9B7/

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MARKETING COORDINATOR
Halff Associates, Inc. / Little Rock

Summary:   Halff Associates, Inc. is looking for a Marketing Coordinator to work in our Little Rock office.  This position will be responsible for preparing proposals for multiple service areas and assisting with interview preparation and coaching. The individual may also provide assistance with other marketing initiatives such as award submittals, preparation of collateral materials, and public relations activities.

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

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

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MEDIA SPECIALIST
Lyon College / Batesville

Summary:  Lyon College seeks a media specialist to serve as an exclusive photographer and videographer to the College. This position will promote initiatives related to enrollment and fundraising through digital media and assist with maintaining and updating web content. Responsibilities include planning and analyzing the College’s social media strategy, upholding social media policy across the institution, and producing high-quality images and video for web, social media, print media, publications, and advertising.

Requirements:  Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in marketing, digital media, journalism, photography, videography, or related field; craftsmanship in video storytelling; proficiency in shooting video with DSLR as well as lighting and audio techniques; knowledge of wide range of social media outlets; strong written and verbal communication skills required; and advanced proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite software including but not limited to Adobe Premiere and After Effects as well as other digital media storytelling programs required.

Preferred:  Strong organizational and collaborative skills. Two plus years of videography, photography, and social media experience.

To Apply, or for more information:    https://www.lyon.edu/media-specialist

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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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NATIONAL SALES ASSISTANT
KTHV 11
TEGNA Media / Little Rock

Summary:  THV 11 is seeking a full-time National Sales Assistant. The successful candidate will directly support our National Sales Manager, executing the day-to-day responsibilities of a high-volume, national account list. Must be detail oriented and have the ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment.

Requirements:  Highly organized and possess the ability to switch focus quickly when needed and work on multiple projects at the same time.  Fast and accurate computer data entry skill and ability.  Proficient in Microsoft Office.  Excellent written and verbal skills.  Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, able to act with a sense of urgency and adhere to set deadlines.  Have a personable demeanor with strong team and customer focus.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/National-Sales-Assistant/J3L3M95VX75X86H8X8X/ 

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ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

Summary:  The Director of OD/Education is a strategic partner responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of education and management development programs in support of the organization’s business objectives. Directs the performance and resources of the Training and Development with an emphasis on driving an agile work environment, adjust to the changing needs of the business as well as deliver best in class training and development solutions.

Requirements:  Master’s degree or equivalent in Organizational Development, Business Administration, Psychology, Human Resources or related field.  Eight (8) years total experience required, which includes:  eight (8) years of demonstrated success developing and implementing programs in organizational development, strategic planning, employee and management training, leadership training, coaching, process facilitation, organizational intervention or other areas aimed at strategically improving the performance of an organization and its employees;  and, which includes three (3) years of demonstrated knowledge of learning concepts, training and development methods and techniques.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3035612

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PAGE DESIGN / UTILITY EDITOR

El Dorado News-Times / El Dorado

Summary:  The El Dorado News-Times is looking for someone capable of wearing more than one hat. This opportunity requires experience in using Adobe InDesign as well as possession of good basic editing and proofreading skills. Writing and reporting ability is a big plus.  We doubt you would ever get bored with this job because it is such an integral part of our news team operation and very important in making certain that news pages are properly designed and that content is appropriately and accurately displayed.  Also involved will be work with the newspaper’s website and social media. Feature writing and some assignment work will also be a part of the responsibilities for this position as well.  Both night and daytime schedules are involved with this position and candidates will need to be able to work the schedule needed each week. This position will report to the managing editor.  The News-Times is a member of a media company with newspapers in three states, so if you are looking for a chance to grow in your career, this could be a good place to start.  We offer a competitive salary for this position plus a 401-k plan, profit sharing and provide access to health insurance plus paid vacation and holidays. We are a 7-day community daily newspaper located in South Arkansas with a bustling downtown rich in arts, entertainment and cultural events.  The grand opening of the Murphy Arts District is less than three months away with headliners Lyle Lovett, Natasha Bedingfield, Train, Robert Randolph Band, X-Ambassadors, ZZ Top, Ludacris, Chase Bryant, Brad Paisley, Migos and Smokey Robinson set to perform. Come join us at Arkansas’ next Boomtown.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume and letter about yourself and why you think you would be a good fit for this position to:

Madeleine Leroux, Managing Editor

mleroux@eldoradonews.com

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PHOTO JOURNALIST / 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.

Requirements:  College degree preferred, with a minimum of two years experience as a TV photojournalist/MSJ and news editor required. This is not an entry-level position.  Must be able to master editing on Sony SPRI, Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier non-linear editing systems.  Complete newsgathering skills required – videography, editing and writing.  Must tell news stories creatively with strong audio and visual skills.  Must be able to make quick decisions while working under pressured deadlines, willing to work overtime, and work flexible shifts.  Must have a valid driver’s license, be able to lift up to 40 lbs, and on occasion up to 80 lbs, with or without an accommodation.

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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RECEPTIONIST
KARK 4 – KLRT 16
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock
Job ID:  5777

Summary:  The receptionist greets and provides customer service to visitors.  Additionally, the receptionist answers and routes telephone calls, takes messages, accepts packages and performs ad hoc clerical duties as needed.

Requirements:  High school graduate.  Fluency in English.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5777

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SALES & MARKETING
KFLI Cool 104.7 FM / Searcy

Summary:  Cool 104.7 FM is looking for an energetic salesperson with good communication and closing skills to join our team. As an outside advertising salesperson, you’ll represent Cool 104.7 to current and potential advertisers in north Pulaski, Lonoke, White and surrounding counties. Candidates must have reliable transportation. Sales experience is a plus, but not a requirement. Your outgoing personality and strong work ethic is most important.

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

Joe Ingram, Sales Manager

joeingram@cool1047.com

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SALES DEVELOPER REPRESENTATIVE
PFITR / Little Rock

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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SPECIAL OCCASION SALES / SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR  (part-time)
Personalized Bottle Water / Little Rock

Summary:  We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic, and passionate person with the capability to close sales and perform marketing tasks. Our ideal candidate should possess strong customer service skills with the ability to speak well and provide the customer with knowledgeable information regarding our company and the products we offer. We also require the job candidate be proficient in Microsoft Office, and various social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest etc.. They must be able to perform marketing and email campaigns. Sales experience and marketing/communications experience preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.simplyhired.com/search?q=public+relations&l=little+rock%2C+ar&fdb=lv&lnk=%2Fjob%2FrnMP3EvwxCLGnZ6Kt4UKrWzKvDDlucTQ8LbDonJmaMDU8sjl-sL5CA%3Ftk%3D1bm2gchm41o275oj%26tkt%3Dserp

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STUDIO CAMERA OPERATOR  (part-time)
KHBS – KHOG
Hearst Television / Rogers
Job ID:  2287

Summary:  KHBS/KHOG TV has two openings for a morning production Studio Camera Operator who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player with strong interpersonal skills that works well under pressure. Ideal candidate will have working knowledge of broadcast production operations.

Requirements:  College graduates with a communications degree preferred or equivalent work experience.  Experience operating professional video cameras in live production.  Experience using Windows-based computer software.

Preferred:  Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus.

To Apply, or for more information:
http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1282326/Studio-Camera-Operator/ 

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
KAIT 8
Raycom Media / Jonesboro
Job ID:  2017-7136

Summary:  KAIT is seeking a dynamic, intelligent, creative and energetic team player to join our Sales Force in a vibrant, growing market in NE Arkansas. Experience in media sales or a related field is a plus, but not required.   The winning candidate will be expected to achieve budget goals, service existing accounts, develop new business and implement advertising solutions for our clients utilizing all of our available platforms.  Candidates should possess good marketing instincts, along with excellent communication and closing skills. College degree in business, sales or marketing preferred. Great income potential and benefits package. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.  If you have what it takes to be the newest member of the KAIT Sales team in Region 8, and thrive in a fast-paced, highly competitive environment, where hard work and excellence is rewarded, please apply online and attach resume.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7136/account-executive/job

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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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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Office of Vice President / Financial Services
Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield / Little Rock
Job ID:  R0000955

Summary:  This position is accountable for the execution of administrative and secretarial duties necessary and any other functions in assisting the Vice President (VP) and leadership staff in the Financial Services division of Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. The incumbent is responsible for effectively coordinating communications for the VP in his absence, maintain proper methods of communication for him when he is present and making recommendations on any changes to better accomplish the objectives of the organization. The incumbent also makes decisions involving meeting arrangements for various committees and groups.  The Administrative Assistant must represent the office of the VP and the ABCBS Enterprise with professionalism when in contact from key stakeholders ranging from Arkansas Insurance Department officials, representatives of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, External Auditors, Executive staff and Board of Directors and employees of the Enterprise.

Requirements:  Must have a high school education, with some college or business school education preferred.  Three to five years of advanced secretarial and/or administration experience required.   At least two years proven experience with personal computer skills and be willing to stay abreast of advancing technologies in this field. Microsoft Office expertise preferred.  Typing skills at 50 wpm.  Excellent interpersonal skills.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://arkbluecross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ABCBS_External_Careers/job/Little-Rock-AR/Administrative-Assistant_R0000955

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING
Hendrix College / Conway

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

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

Preferred:   Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.

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

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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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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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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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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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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
KHBS – KHOG
Hearst Television / Rogers
Job ID:  2235

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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ADVANCEMENT SERVICES MANAGER             Philander Smith College / Little Rock

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

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

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
 Horton’s Orthotic Lab / Little Rock

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Nabholz Construction Services / Conway

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER                      First Orion / Little Rock

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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CIRCULATION MANAGER                    Texarkana Gazette / Texarkana

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

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

Terri Leifeste

terril@newstribune.com

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST / BILINGUAL
Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency / Little Rock

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

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

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

Application packet available at: 

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

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DEPUTY DIRECTOR / STRATEGY & LEARNING                                  Walton Family Foundation / Bentonville

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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DIRECTOR OF MARKETING PLANNING
Integrated Marketing
Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas / Rogers
Req. ID:  2017-749312

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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INTERNSHIP / AD AGENCY
Group 5 West / Little Rock

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

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

Lisa Hemme, President
lisa.hemme@groupfivewest.com

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MARKETING COORDINATOR
Halff Associates, Inc. / Little Rock

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

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

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MARKETING PLANNING MANAGER
Integrated Marketing
Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas / Rogers
Req. ID:  2017-748629

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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OUTREACH DIRECTOR
 Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families / Little Rock

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

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

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

Jose Vazquez
Director, Administrative & Finance
jvazquez@aradvocates.org

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POLICY DIRECTOR
 ACLU of Arkansas / Little Rock

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

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

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

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PR & MARKETING ASSISTANT  (part-time)
Culturally Connected Communications (C3) / Little Rock

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

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

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

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PROGRAM SUPPORT ASSOCIATE / INDIVIDUALLY DIRECTED PROGRAM Walton Family Foundation / Bentonville

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR                                                                                                   Make-A-Wish Mid-South / Little Rock

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

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

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

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

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SALES DEVELOPER REPRESENTATIVE                                                               PFITR / Little Rock

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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Bridal Sales Consultant Position

The Bridal Cottage is looking to add a highly motivated and energetic Bridal Sales Consultant to join our Bridal Cottage Team!

We are seeking a team player with a love for working with people.  It is such a joy to work with brides and their friends and families every day…we literally make dreams come true!  We consider it a great honor to be a part of their special day!

Here are a few details about the position:

  • Retail or sales related experience is preferred (an eye for fashion!)
  • Fashionable, polished style.
  • Detail oriented/highly organized.
  • Self-starter, motivated, and confident.
  • Kind, friendly, and hospitable.
  • Computer skills are a must!
  • Knowledge and understanding on how to navigate popular social media platforms.
  • Have the ability to learn new procedures quickly and efficiently.
  • 30+ hours per week.
  • Saturdays are mandatory!
  • This is a fast paced environment that might require being on your feet for two (2) or more hours at a time.

Email resume and cover letter to consultant@bridalcottageonline.com. No phone calls please!

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Little Rock Wastewater

www.lrwu.com
Job Line 501-688-1474
HR Dept. 501-688-1458

HR email hrmail@lrwu.comApplications for Employment are being accepted by the Human Resources Department of Little Rock Wastewater for
the position listed below. Qualified individuals may submit an employment application to the Human Resources
Department within the application period.

Where to Apply All Applicants: 11 Clearwater Drive, Little Rock or online at www.lrwu.com

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ADVERTISING ACCOUNT MANAGER
The Design Group / Little Rock

Summary:  Responsible for managing the strategic communication support of our clients by assessing and diagnosing communication needs, proactively devising communication solutions that further the business objectives, and taking a hands-on approach to ensuring their successful implementation. The ideal candidate should work well in a team environment and have the ability to communicate and work cross-functionally with other departments in the organization.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  One year experience in advertising, marketing, and/or journalism.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://www.indeed.com/job/advertising-account-manager-99e673737e2791c3

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Nabholz Construction Services / Conway

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

Requirements:  Four year college education required.  Must be able to interact and effectively communicate with customers, architects, and other industry professionals.  Has a solid understanding of construction methods, industrial process methods, understands timeframes for implementation and how it affects pricing in multiple markets.  Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service. Must be a motivated self-starter with strong planning skills. A generally positive attitude is essential to the success of this applicant. Detailed and accurate monthly expense reports are required. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check, including driving record. Ability to work remotely and some travel is required.

Preferred: Previous experience in business-to-business sales.  Construction experience.  Local knowledge and connection. Strategic business views for business development, client relationships and business acumen.

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Boys & Girls Club of Benton County / Bentonville

Summary:  In accordance with the elements of competence established for Boys and Girls Club executives, the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for managing the strategic planning and operation of the Club, in support of organizational mission and goals. Works within the community as our chief fundraiser and champion for the Boys & Girls Club.  Collaborates with the Board of Directors in developing organizational goals, attaining/allocating resources, and establishing policies. Provides direction to staff in carrying out the key roles assigned to them.  There are Five Clubs to manage and approximately 3,500 children attending the clubs throughout the school year and summer.  We have a larger sports program consisting of Football, Basketball, Volleyball and Cheer.  Our budget is approximately $2.0M annually.  We have a very large corporate partner program in our community based on our proximity to Wal*Mart Stores Inc. headquarters.  Our CEO will need to be an excellent communicator working with the corporations supporting Wal*Mart as well as actively working with the Wal*Mart Foundation.  Additionally, we will need to increase the number of Jeremiah Millbank’s and individual giving donors within our community..

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Minimum of three years experience as an executive director with a demonstrated track record in resource development,  managing programs or operations in a non-profit agency or Boys and Girls Club; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Thorough knowledge of: the mission, objectives, policies, programs and procedures of Boys & Girls Clubs; the principles and practices of managing non-profit organizations; and resource development activities and sources of funding.  Demonstrated ability to plan and implement effective operations.  Leadership skills, including negotiation, problem solving, decision-making.  Strong communication skills, both oral and written.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Board of Directors, staff, community groups, and other related agencies.  Basic knowledge of asset management including financial resources and property

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

Betsy Reithemeyer
Secretary, Board of Directors
betsy@8thandwalton.com

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COMMUNICATIONS / DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR  (part-time)
Arkansas Imagination Library / Little Rock

Summary:  The Communications/Development Administrator should have the desire and ability to multitask and think strategically, as well as possess strong writing and interpersonal skills. The ARIL Communications/Development Administrator is responsible for advertising, marketing, and state wide communication strategies with the purpose of raising state funds.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in mass communications, public relations, English or journalism. Three years or more in related field of practice working with members of the media. Comfort, skill and knowledge of the following; Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Must be able to travel instate.

Preferred:  Experience in working with governmental, non-profit, and public sector entities.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume to:
Charlotte Green, Executive Director
gcrgfaith@gmail.com

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER / ANNUAL GIFTS
ACH Foundation
Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation / Little Rock

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. Coordinate interaction with hospital staff to facilitate all aspects of philanthropic process. Collaborate with Foundation team on annual gift planning. Other select projects will be assigned. Must have own transportation and be willing to travel routinely throughout the state, including nights and weekends. 

Requirements:  Insert

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university (Non-Profit Management, Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or other similar field of study; OR, four years related experience and/or training; OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Three years total experience, which includes development experience.

Preferred:  Five years development experience.  One year membership in national and local chapters of AHP, AFP, CASE or PPP experience.  Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE.)

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3036457

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DIRECTOR / NEWSCAST
KARK 4 – KLRT 16
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. / Little Rock
Job ID:  5676

Summary:  The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

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

To Apply, or for more information:
https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5676

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DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR COMMUNICATION
Arkansas Conference of the United Methodist Church / Little Rock

Summary:  The Arkansas Conference of the United Methodist Church in Little Rock, Arkansas is currently accepting applications for Director of the Center for Communication.  The Director of the Center for Communication is responsible for utilizing technology in creative, innovative and strategic ways to maximize the ability of the Arkansas Annual Conference to communicate with members, congregations and the mission field. He or she will offer direct communication support for the Bishop, oversee the work of the Arkansas Conference Center for Communication, work to develop effective two-way communication systems between the conference and local congregations, lay leaders and clergy, and work with other Centers and conference leadership in crafting and aligning all messaging, communication and marketing.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree preferably in communications, public relations or marketing, with preference given to a Master’s in communications.  Three or more years in organizational communication.  Staff leadership.  Crisis communication.  Development and delivery of innovative and strategic communication initiatives.

To Apply, or for more information:    http://arumc.org/jobnotice/

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DIRECTOR OF UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS
John Brown University / Siloam Springs

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

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Ten or more years experience in a comparable communication role.

Preferred: Master’s degree.

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

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EBI TECHNICAL WRITER
Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield / Little Rock
Job ID:  R0000867

Summary:  The Technical Writer is responsible for documenting Enterprise Business Intelligence (EBI) operations. The Technical Writer plans, researches, designs, writes, edits, reviews, formats, illustrates, and publishes business and technical materials using language, graphics, and formats that are clear, concise, and promote understandability and ease of use.  The Technical Writer is also responsible for the maintenance of deliverables produced.    This role will involve collaborating with subject matter experts, customers, and other technical communicators to accurately capture and document the processes, flow charts, definitions, and other materials used by EBI. This position will also review and edit documents developed by others to ensure accuracy and quality of content, organization, language, format consistency, and conformance with established standards.   The Technical Writer occasionally takes on responsibilities beyond the scope of technical writing as needed to meet the needs of the team (e.g. create surveys, create and document lessons learned, document meeting minutes and action items, manage a project). These responsibilities help to balance the workload on the team and provide opportunities for the technical writer to learn and demonstrate additional skills.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, or Technical Writing.  Three (3) years experience writing documentation or instructional materials.  (The writing experience must be three years in a position where the primary responsibility was technical writing.  Examples will be requested.)  Three (3) years experience using recent versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint (expert level.)  Two (2) years experience with Graphic Design (Visio or related software.)  Strong preference given to individuals who have experience with technical documentation in a data analytics/data warehousing environment.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://arkbluecross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ABCBS_External_Careers/job/Little-Rock-AR/EBI-Technical-Writer_R0000867

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EDITOR I
DXC Technology / Little Rock
Req. Number:  1636795

Summary:  Responsible for editing, rewriting, and authenticating technical user manuals, application papers, product description, data sheets, and specification books. Receives text from technical staff and rewrites documentation in a clear and concise style. Improves editorial and visual standards for documents and recommends new designs, layouts and procedures as needed. Edits, writes and/or rewrites technical articles, publications, presentations, and other materials to communicate clearly and effectively research findings, technical developments, and other news and information to a wide range of external

Requirements:  Typically a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or 0-1 years related experience.  May include highly experienced individuals performing entry-level equivalent work who are non degreed or degreed in an unrelated field.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://jobs.dxc.technology/job/little-rock/editor-i/16055/5062895

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FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN MANAGER /
MAN & WOMAN OF THE YEAR
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society / Little Rock
Job ID:  2017-2821

Summary:  Responsible for managing and implementing one (1) large or multiple large fundraising campaign(s) or core event(s) to achieve and exceed revenue goals for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in support of LLS’ mission, within the region and/or chapter’s chartered area.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Two to four (2-4) years fundraising, communications, sales, marketing, event planning experience.  Previous experience as a Campaign Specialist.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-lls.icims.com/jobs/2821/fundraising-campaign-manager%2c-man-%26-woman-of-the-year/job

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GLOBAL PRODUCT MARKETER
Euronet Software Solutions / Little Rock

Summary:  This job might be for you if you demonstrate strong business acumen, strategic thinking, cross-group collaboration and storytelling as well as a passion for technology.  As Product/Solution marketer you will work across development, other product marketers, product management, business planning, field enablement & strategy, and outbound marketing to develop and evangelize differentiated messaging and positioning for offerings.  Additionally, you will work closely with product management to influence product roadmaps, effectively position your products, and drive awareness, adoption, and effective complete strategies for the assigned portfolio.  This role will partner across teams to determine growth strategies and reach new influencers and audiences as a way to evangelize the assigned offerings and the overall value of the assigned platform.

Requirements:  Three or more (3+) years of product marketing, product planning, technical product management, program management, or market segment marketing. Preferred technical aptitude and/or payments industry knowledge.  Highly motivated, results-driven.  Strong storytelling skills.  Technical aptitude.  Leadership skills and business acumen.  Be able to generate high-impact ideas, clearly prioritize, manage multiple projects simultaneously and drive teams to completion.  Proven ability to work across virtual teams and motivate others within and across departments.  Excellent oral and written communication abilities.  Ability to interact with technical and business leaders.  Available for domestic and international travel.

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

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LOCAL SALES MANAGER
KHBS – KHOG
Hearst Television / Rogers
Job ID:  2267

Summary:  The Arkansas CW is seeking a dynamic Local Sales Manager who is ready to take a growing station to the next level. We are looking for a sales leader who creates a positive culture for success through leadership, clear direction, teaching, motivating and evaluating the sales efforts of our local team.  The candidate will lead the local team in exceeding budgets on multiple platforms and coach and mentor a team of motivated sellers. Individual should be highly organized, able to coach a winning team and have experience in pricing and inventory management. The ability to develop and maximize revenue opportunities within the local advertising community is a must.  Client engagement is a top priority. Candidates should have the ability to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple challenges simultaneously. Candidate must also be able to take initiative and make decisions without daily guidance.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.  Ideal candidate has a minimum of three (3) years broadcast sales management experience.

To Apply, or for more information:
http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1275312/Local-Sales-Manager/

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MARKETING CONSULTANT
Harrison Daily Times / Harrison

Summary:  Harrison Daily Times seeks print and online sales talent to service the Harrison market. Benefits, bonuses and commissions to work where opportunities for growing your income are unlimited. Experience preferred, enthusiasm required!  We seek professionals who are, or can become, adept at helping businesses meet with success through the utilization of print, digital, direct mail and other advertising. If you are an innovative, strategic sales professional that strives to be the best then this position may be for you. Primary responsibilities include prospecting and activating new business. You will also handle a list of active accounts and be responsible for growing marketing revenues from that list. Prior sales experience is a plus; the drive to succeed is a must.  An ideal candidate should excel at building professional relationships. This individual must also be able to thrive in a fast paced, fun and progressive work environment. Ability to meet deadlines and excellent organizational skills are required

To Apply, or for more information:  Email resume to:
Carol Lawson,
Corporate Business Manager
caroll@phillipsmedia.com

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

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NEWS PRODUCER
KAIT 8
Raycom Media / Jonesboro
Job ID:  2017-7075

Summary:  KAIT-TV, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas, has an immediate opening for a news producer. We are looking for someone who knows how to take charge of a plan, can incorporate strategic planning into the daily newscast and motivate others to execute the vision.  The best candidate must be strong at multi-tasking, be attentive to details, have strong writing skills, good news judgment, ability to work under extreme deadlines, and be able to adapt. Knowledge of social media to drive an audience is a must. Experience helpful, but not necessary if willing to learn and grow quickly. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7075/news-producer/job

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NEWS PRODUCER
KHBS – KHOG
Hearst Television / Rogers
Job ID:  2265

Summary:  40/29 News has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative, aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner.  We expect excellent news judgment and a can-do attitude. Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros.

Requirements: College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field or equivalent work experience.  Creative presentation style. Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses.

Preferred: Two (2) years producing experience.

To Apply, or for more information:
http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1275310/News-Producer/

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SENIOR SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Windstream / Little Rock
Job ID:  17001798

Summary:  The Senior Manager of Social Media is responsible for the overall social media channel vision and mission for the Windstream Enterprise Business Unit. The individual in this role must be able to lead, conceptualize and formulate strategic plans, initiatives, and tactics that further that Business Unit’s long and short term social media, awareness and reputation management goals.  Must be articulate and professional, with executive acumen and strong desire and ability with industry thought leaders, key Windstream executives, and teams across the business.  This role will collaborate with marketing communications, campaign management, field sales, corporate communications, employee communications and public relations staff to ensure that resources are being used in an efficient and cost-effective manner.  They will be accountable for paid and organic social tactics and the performance of each campaign.  The role will train and actively manage tools that amplify the reputation of the organization through employees, and social platforms.  They will work with the customer experience team and operations on implementation of social care, monitoring and reactive/proactive activities.  They must be able to measure, monitor and report on metrics that specifically tie back to the company goals.  Finally, they must be a problem solver and on the look-out for trends that would benefit the company.

Requirements:  College degree and eight or more (8+) years professional level experience with three to four (3-4) years supervisory experience; OR, 12+ years professional level related experience with three to four (3-4) years supervisory experience; OR, an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience desired.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://careers.windstream.com/en-US/job/sr-social-media-manager/J3L7XP6MCCXWR10GFN4

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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 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.

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

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Job Title: Drafter II

TYPE OF JOB: FULL-TIME, EXPERIENCED
COMPANY: KAWNEER, AN ARCONIC COMPANY
LOCATION:600 KAWNEER DRIVE SPRINGDALE, AR 72764

Job Description:

  • Uses computer-aided drafting software and established drafting standards to develop layouts, drawings, and designs that meet engineering specifications.
  • Reviews architectural, structural drawings and specifications, understands product usage and design for application, and retrieves information to complete drawing, layout or design.
  • Uses detail drawings or engineering specifications to dimension, scale or line locate.
  • Lead and execute small to medium standard, modified standard and custom projects
  • Check Drafter I using established drafting standards
  • Read and interpret as sold quotes

Basic Qualifications:

  • HS diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 3 years of drafting experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with AutoCAD or a related drafting software program
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Drafting certificate or an Associate’s degree
  • 3+ years of drafting experience
  • 3+ years of construction industry experience
  • 3D modeling experience, BIM, and thermal modeling

Candidates must apply through our corporate careers website: http://careers.arconic.com/job/Drafter-II/J3F3TZ7745PFPZKQ8VP

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MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER I – 3D Developer CO-OP
Location: CAE USA, Sherwood, AR
Apply on employer website:
 https://cae.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/career/job/Sherwood/MULTIMEDIA-DESIGNER-I—3D-Developer-CO-OP_50741

Must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Communicates effectively with Subject Matter Experts, Instructional System Designer Specialists, Courseware Developers and Multimedia Designers to produce 3D interactive content used in training materials for Virtual Reality Simulations and lessons (VRS), Computer Based Training (CBTs), and Classroom Led Instruction (IBTs, EMILs).
  • Develops 2D and 3D interactive content for simulations within established timelines while maintaining a high degree of content accuracy and fidelity.
  • Designs and completes product tests both in emulated and production environments.
  • Adheres to standardized procedures and design standards and aids in maintaining documentation of these standards

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Enrolled in academic studies towards a BA or BS in game design, 3D design, computer science or related field of study
  • Demonstrate an intermediate level of proficiency in developing interactive multimedia applications in html/html5, JavaScript and/or C#
  • Must be proficient in the following software: Unity 3D, Dreamweaver, and Visual Studio
  • Must be able to collaborate with a development team to incorporate training content, various 2D and 3D media assets and components into high fidelity applications
  • Have a thorough understanding of design and development principles and how to integrate them into existing processes
  • Follows best practices for file and media management
  • Experience developing interactive 2D and 3D content for use in Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome and Firefox
  • Must be familiar with the following:
    • Windows operating system and Microsoft Office software

Additional Skills Preferred

  • Experience with one or more of the following:
    • Adobe Creative Suite
    • 3D Max, Cinema 4D
    • UI, UX design
    • implementation of interactive applications on tablet and mobile devices

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Applied Technology Group USA / Little Rock

Summary:  ATG USA (Applied Technology Group), an Autodesk Platinum Partner, has an opening for an Account Executive.  As an Account Executive for the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, and Construction) industries, you will engage with local and national accounts to inform them about changes in the design technology they own and opportunities for process improvement and efficiencies through additional software and consulting purchases.  You will be contacting customer by phone to share our partnership story with them: deliver the best products and professional services on the bleeding edge of design technology while always maintaining a high level of customer success and satisfaction.  Our Account Executives understand the needs of our customers who specialize in the AEC industry. ATG provides Autodesk solutions that significantly increase productivity and profitability giving our customers a competitive edge over the competition.  If you enjoy:  talking with customers and making software recommendations;  a competitive atmosphere with daily challenges and goals;  an onboarding program that is designed to be an ongoing process with an engaged leadership team that is invested in the success of each rep developing relationships with a list of accounts that you are responsible for;  being confident and displaying a daily desire to be successful;  and an environment where your ideas help shape the goals and direction of the company. . . then ATG would like to talk to you.

Requirements:  College degree or three or more years of selling experience.  The ability to effectively communicate proposed solutions to clients.  The ability to make consistent outbound dials to current and potential.

To Apply, or for more information:     https://atgusa.com/contact/employment/

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE
Philander Smith College / Little Rock

Summary:  Philander Smith College’s Social Justice Institute is seeking an Assistant Director. The position will work closely with the Executive Director for the Social Justice Institute with the management of the initiative, fundraising, forging partnerships, engaging the internal and external community, infusing social justice into the curriculum, implementing student, faculty and staff training, developing and implementing innovative programs.

Description:  Responsible for the management, evaluation, implementation of the service learning classes, first year seminar, lectures, programs, and other events.  Responsible for project planning, developing and leading workshop and training events with faculty, staff, and students around social justice issues.  Responsible for forging partnerships and engaging the internal and external community by cultivating relationships that can benefit and assist with the work of the Social Justice Institute.  Acts as the direct supervisor for student employees, and advises the Social Justice League and all other student-led social justice initiatives.  Acts in the place of the Executive Director in meetings, programs, and other functions in his/her absence.  Provides guidance to the Black Male Engagement Program through collaboration with other offices on campus.  Conducts fund raising and write grants to support the Social Justice Initiative.

Requirements:  While a Master’s Degree is preferred, candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Justice or closely related area.  Have a record of accomplishments in the social justice area of grassroots organizing and/or prior experience working for an organization focused on social justice issues.

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit letter of application, resume and a list of three references to:   humanresources@philander.edu.  Email subject line should include the full name of the position for which you are applying, and documents should be in PDF format.

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ASSISTANT GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Athletics Graphic Design / Fabrication

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville
Closing:  August 26

Summary:  The Assistant Graphic Designer will assist in the management of the visual brand of the University of Arkansas Razorback Athletic Department across print, digital, and video platforms, as well as serving a large role in the design and development of graphics for all athletics facilities.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, or related field.  At least two (2) years of experience in public relations, marketing, or related area.

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in graphic design.  At least two (2) years of graphic design or related experience.  Experience with designing and formatting for large scale print jobs.

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22094

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ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Muscular Dystrophy Association / Little Rock

Description:  Maintain existing and build new sponsor relationships through effective communication. Transform new sponsors into committed supporters through identification of shared goals and values.  Lead major fundraising programs such as MDA’s Shamrocks Against Dystrophy, Muscle Walk, Lock-Ups, Fill the Boot, Golf Tournaments, Social Events and other community based fundraising.  Collaborate with Executive Director and Fundraising Team to develop and implement plans, timelines and goals for core fundraising programs and events. Assure deadlines are met and goals are achieved, following the District Business Plan.  Drive new income opportunities by engaging and recruiting MDA sponsors, volunteers and community members.  Handle fiscal accountability for significant income requirements. Provide accurate monthly projections to Executive Director.  Build a dynamic positive office culture that attracts, retains, and motivates a diverse team of top quality employees and volunteers.  Participate in hiring, training and development of the staff through mentoring and feedback.  Providing coaching and accountability to members of the staff. All other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree (Business or Non-Profit Management preferred) and/or two or more (2+) years of direct management and demonstrated sales and business development experience with a track record of successfully meeting fundraising goals and exceeding expectations or equivalent combination of education and work experience.  Demonstrated experience in financial planning/reporting and budgetary oversight.  Experience providing guidance and support to help others achieve their goals.  Ability to travel within territory and work flexible hours. Use of personal vehicle in the course of employment to travel throughout the district. Significant local travel is required for this position; including visiting local businesses, health care facilities, and events in public places.  Ability and willingness to work irregular hours and attend meetings beyond the framework of the normal working schedule.  Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite products.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://mda.jobs.net/en-US/job/associate-executive-director/J3H7XS67SSK432GY0CL

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BOX OFFICE / OFFICE MANAGER
Faulkner Performing Arts Center
University of Arkansas / Fayetteville
Closing:  August 24

Summary:  The Box Office/Office Manager will oversee the daily operations and finances of the box office and Director’s office for the Faulkner Performing Arts Center (FPAC). This position will be responsible for answering phone calls, email inquiries, financial reports, making deposits, social media, marketing/outreach, and daily administrative office tasks. The Box Office/Office Manager will also help coordinate and schedule all front of house operations with both student-based and professional crews. This position reports directly to the Managing Director of the FPAC. This position will perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with a major in sociology, public administration, or related field.  At least two (2) years of experience in program administration or related area.  Applicable equivalencies may be considered.

 Preferred:  At least two years of experience in a box office/front of house administrative position.  Proven record of accomplishment and experience working in the field (box office, administrative, and/or customer service.)  Experience with the standard operations of a performing arts center front of house.  Demonstrated understanding and experience of standard practices in the performing arts and event production.

 To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22052

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR
Heart Clinic Arkansas – Kanis
CHI St. Vincent Infirmary / Little Rock
Req. ID:  2017-R0124122

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

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

Preferred:  Master’s degree.

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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CAPITAL CAMPAIGN DIRECTOR
Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Benton County

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, with Master’s degree preferred, and familiarity with nonprofit institutions.  Seven to 10 years of professional experience in fundraising with a track record of success, with specific experience in capital campaigns and major gift support, and the tracking/monitoring of pledges.  Knowledge of local, statewide, and national philanthropic communities.  Experience in campaign management and organization including cultivation plans, solicitation strategies, prospect tracking, strategy, task assignment and maintenance of timelines.

 To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.spsfbc.org/job-announcement-capital-campaign-director/

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COMMERCIAL GRAPHIC ARTIST
Arkansas State University / Jonesboro
Position Number:  14010C
Closing:  August 25

Summary:  The Graphic Artist is responsible for designing and preparing art work and print material.  This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Description:  Design layouts of requested printed materials, including selecting a proper type, style, and point size, and incorporating desired photographs or drawing illustrations; organize, schedule and supervise photo sessions. Review and approve copies sent to printers for final publications.  Design and create visual artwork to be used in television production and/or print media using computerized graphic systems and/or conventional art techniques.  Advise management on technical aspects of producing visual art such as lighting, shadow, or color.  Maintain supplies.  Recommends purchases and repairs of equipment to supervisor.  Perform related responsibilities as required or assigned.

Requirements:  High school diploma/equivalent.  Two (2) years of specialized training in Commercial Art, Graphic Design, or related field.  One (1) year of experience in Advertising, Printing, Graphic Design, or related field.  Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval or the qualifications review committee.

 

To Apply, or for more information: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=ARKASTAT2&cws=40&rid=15023

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
Walton College of Business
University of Arkansas / Fayetteville
Closing:  August 29

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business, journalism, or communications from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least five (5) years of experience in academic, governmental or corporate communications, or corporate marketing.  Formal training in public relations.

Preferred:  Master’s degree in business, journalism, or communications from an accredited institution of higher education.  Greater than five (5) years in academic, governmental or corporate communications, or corporate marketing.

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22098

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CONTENT STRATEGIST
University Relations

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville
Closing:  August 30

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

Preferred:  Master’s degree or higher from an institution of higher education in Mass Communications, Computer Science, or Information Systems.  More than seven (7) years of experience as a web professional in higher education.  At least five (5) years of managerial experience.  Experience in digital marketing or advertising (digital experience required); agency experience a plus.  Superior verbal and written communication skills, both internal and client-facing.  Deep understanding of relevant KPI’s, metric analysis, and report creation.  Experience with SEM strategies including pay-per-click campaigns (ex. Google AdWords, Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads, etc.)  Proven experience leveraging social media platforms to cultivate a brand following and grow a business.

 To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22157

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CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
Beaumont Health System / Mabelvale

Description:  Identify and write stories for Beaumont communication vehicles for assigned hospitals. Write hospital-specific content for the Huddle.  Support internal communications projects and hospital employee events, including planning, prioritizing tasks to meet deadlines, writing messages, producing promotional materials and ensuring project goals and objectives are met.  Write hospital executive/leader communications; help with internal blog and web posting as needed. Work with hospital leadership on internal communications initiatives.  Work with other members of the communication team to create content for internal communications vehicles, the Beaumont Health intranet, web and social media. Complete assignments for other communication plans as needed.  Foster employee engagement by leading or participating in assigned hospital employee committees or groups.  Assist with onsite photography or video as needed.  Serve as back-up to hospital communications manager for on-site emergency management.

 Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications or related field. Two to three (2-3) years of experience as a professional publications writer or in corporate communications. Photography and video experience. Health industry experience is preferred.  Must exhibit excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills

 To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobsarkansas.com/job/25568544/communications-specialist-job-in-mabelvale-ar

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CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR / HEART WALK
American Heart Association / Fayetteville
Tracking Code:  7949-415

Description:  Revenue generation for the Northwest Arkansas Heart Walk by making sales calls on mostly new and some existing customers.  Ability to work in a fast-paced, competitive and results-driven environment.  Ability to prospect, cultivate and close new business with cold calls.  Capacity to develop relationships with volunteers, sponsors and other employees within assigned companies to drive revenue results.  Ability to goal set with companies and motivate employees to achieve those goals through Heart Walk fundraising inside the company.  Ability to teach and inspire Heart Walk teams how to maximize their results in their fundraising efforts.  Unyielding commitment to follow through and achievement of goals.  Some event management and logistics.  Networking within the local area to both help recruit and retain our valued volunteers.

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: 18 months (1.5) years experience equates to one (1) 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.  Successful experience with Executive Leadership recruitment. Intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.  Attract, recruit, manage and evaluate high level volunteers. Read, comprehend and analyze number goals, as well as fund-raising reports.  Ability to work evenings/weekends and travel when necessary up to 75 percent.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://heart.jobs/fayetteville-ar/corporate-development-director-heart-walk/9D9049E3A7AF4E3399E0EC640F952092/job/

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DESIGN TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST
Applied Technology Group USA / Little Rock

Summary:  ATG USA (Applied Technology Group), an Autodesk Platinum Partner and Platinum Club award winner in 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008, has an opening for a Design Technology Specialist.  As a DST for the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, and Construction) industries, you will understand and demonstrate our business philosophy: deliver the best products and professional services on the bleeding edge of design technology while always maintaining a high level of customer success and satisfaction.  Our DSTs understand the needs of our customers who specialize in the AEC industry. ATG provides Autodesk solutions that significantly increase productivity and profitability giving our customers a competitive edge over the competition.  If you enjoy:  solving problems and providing technical support;  talking with customers and making software recommendations;  providing product demonstrations;  presenting at professional organizations and networking with industry experts;  providing product training at customer sites;  and working with drones, laser scanning, virtual reality and augmented design tools. . .then ATG would like to talk to you.

 Requirements:  B.S. degree in related field or three or more years experience in the AEC industry using Autodesk products.  Proficient use of Autodesk AutoCAD, Civil 3D, or Revit.  The ability to effectively communicate proposed solutions to clients.  Experience designing and implementing new software solutions.  The ability to speak in front of groups.  The ability to effectively demonstrate Autodesk solutions to customers.

 To Apply, or for more information:     https://atgusa.com/contact/employment/

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DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) / Little Rock
Closing:  September 1

Summary:  Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) is seeking a qualified person to lead its development office. The Development Director creates, executes, and oversees all aspects of fundraising efforts in the CALS development office to meet the pre-determined fundraising goals as established by the Executive Director and the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) Foundation Board; generates private and corporate contributions to build endowments and supplement operating funds; and support the library’s strategic plan, goals and objectives. The Director oversees the donor information management process; plans and implements special events, annual giving, grants, major gifts and planned giving programs; works with appropriate staff to identify grant opportunities and assists staff in writing of grants. This position reports directly to the Executive Director of the Central Arkansas Library System.

Description:  Achieve the library’s strategic goals and objectives through the deployment of best practices to engage the support and participation of staff and all Boards.  With the assistance of the Executive Director, develop, manages and oversee a comprehensive fundraising plan with some focus on major gifts.  Conduct regular analysis to monitor progress in meeting goals set by the Development Director, Executive Director, and CALS Foundation Board.  Build relationships within the community and other non-profit organizations.  Act as the point person for all matters related to development and fundraising for the library and Foundation.  Develop and maintain donor stewardship policies and procedures, including overseeing all correspondence dealing with development matters.  Research, solicit, and cultivate financial support for all branches in the library system in accordance with the CALS Foundation mission statement. Write and executes policies and procedures for gift management and donor management activity.  Provide leadership and support for the fundraising goals of the CALS Foundation.  Create, direct and implement fundraising goals of the CALS Foundation.  Supervise and manage Development Office staff as well as any vendor activity.  Write, assist, and manage grant application processes. Develop, cultivate and maintain effective working relationships with all boards, volunteers, staff, elected officials, major donors, prospective donors, other foundations, and other business and community leaders.

Increase awareness of the mission of the library and CALS Foundation.  Administer a consolidated donor management system for the Foundation that is accurate, reliable and IRS compliant.  Support with recruitment of sponsorships for special library projects and events such as Arkansas Literary Festival, Arkansas Sounds, and Summer Reading Program with program sponsors when able to do so.  Direct all communications and marketing for the CALS Foundation working in conjunction with the Communications Department.  Maintain an active role in appropriate professional organizations that foster professional growth.  Pursue professional development which may include travel to keep informed of current and emerging fundraising trends.   Adhere to the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Code of Ethical Standards.

Requirements:   Equivalent of a four year college degree, plus five (5) years related experience and/or training, and five (5) years related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and superb organizational skills. The person must also have the ability to present information effectively to management, public groups, and boards of directors.

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

Candace White,
Director of Human Resources
hr@cals.org

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Make-a-Wish Mid-South / Little Rock

Summary:  Increase financial resources and awareness for Make-A-Wish Mid-South.  Meet set fundraising goals through the management of all fundraising areas in Central and South Arkansas.

Description:  Develop strategies and implement plans to renew, upgrade and acquire corporations through Wishmakers at Work efforts, matching gift opportunities, cause marketing, corporate giving and sponsorships.  Coordinate external special events to ensure that event policies are being adhered to and meet the requirement for maintaining the Make-A-Wish® brand.  Create and implement plan for solicitation and cultivation of schools and youth groups through the Kids for Wish Kids program.  Manage the Central Arkansas Regional Board program and activities.  Oversee and execute the planning, production and logistics of Evening of Wishes event and Heart-filled Wish-A-Thon.  Solicit and secure donations from Clubs and Organizations, Family and Community Foundations, Individuals and Monthly Wishmakers.  Represent the Foundation positively at speaking engagements/presentations to various groups and donors.  Manage the Young Professionals Group growing their membership and their fundraising.  Oversee development intern and supervise their progress and activity.  Establish and maintain excellent donor relationships by implementing the chapter donor stewardship plan.  Attend fundraising events when appropriate and approved.  Evening and weekend work and/or travel are required with varying frequency.  Participate in weekly Development Department Meetings, quarterly Department Meetings and one-on-one meetings with the VP of Development as scheduled or requested.  Act as a liaison between Wish Sponsors and volunteers when needed and as appropriate.  Prepare regularly scheduled or special reports accurately and efficiently.   Work independently and efficiently with minimal onsite supervision.  Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university.  Demonstrate the ability to focus on details.  Manage and prioritize multiple tasks effectively.  Strong written and verbal communications.  Ability to motivate and support a diverse constituency.  Demonstrate a commitment to the mission of Make-A-Wish.  Thorough understanding of the Little Rock community as well as regional area.  Has the ability and willingness to travel regionally as required in this position.  Problem solving.  Professional appearance.  Proficient in Microsoft Office and Raiser’s Edge.

 Preferred:  Minimum two years fund-raising, sales or event planning experience preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:   Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:  administration@midsouth.wish.org.   (Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.)

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 DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
UA Community College – Morrilton / Morrilton

Closing:  August 25

Summary:  The Development Officer works under the supervision of the Director of Marketing and Public Relations.  Successful candidates must be able to work in a fast paced environment while interacting with students, employees, and the public in a team based atmosphere.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in related field, such as business, English, journalism, public relations, public administration, education, and three years experience in development or related field.  Ability to analyze and interpret technical journals and governmental regulation guides.  Able to multitask, prioritize, work as a team and work independently.  Experience working with donor management software and a basic understanding of accounting/bookkeeping.  Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Experience working with social media and email marketing tools (e.g. constant contact, Facebook, etc.)  Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.)

 To Apply, or for more information:

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

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DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER
KATV 7
Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock
Tracking Code:  8786

Summary:  KATV has an immediate opening for an energetic, creative and knowledgeable Digital Content Manager. This position will report directly to the News Director. As a newsroom leader and manager, the Digital Content Manager will oversee the KATV digital team, the digital strategic plan, and oversee the station’s brand and tone across all platforms/devices. The Digital Content Manager will also manage the promotion of digital on-air and lead by example, through posting of content to the website, KATV’s mobile applications and more. The Digital Content Manager will ensure that KATV’s employees embrace our digital culture and meet all digital objectives.

Requirements:  Must have at least 2 years of previous digital content experience at a commercial TV station.  Technical knowledge of web and social media functions as well as strong editorial judgment.  Creativity, people skills, and a positive, can-do attitude are needed.  Strong news writing skills and understanding of current events.  Knowledge of broadcast journalism.  Knowledge of electronic graphics and newsroom computers.  Possess basic HTML skills.   Proficient with Adobe CS.  Experience with web-content management systems.

 Preferred:  Journalism degree. Experience in a television news department. Flash knowledge is a plus.  iNews and AVID editing experience is a plus.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=8171&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

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DIRECTOR / CENTER FOR BUSINESS & ECONOMIC RESEARCH
Walton College of Business
University of Arkansas / Fayetteville
Position Number:  9410
Closing:  September 15

Description:  The Director will be responsible for the management and development of the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER). The Center provides applied economic and business research to federal, state, and local government as well as to current and potential businesses looking to expand in Northwest Arkansas. Responsibilities include achievement of mission, goals, and objectives, as well as day-to-day management.  Research areas of interest to CBER include, but are not limited to, how regions can prepare themselves to compete with technology and innovation conversion, research commercialization, investments in health and well-being, human capital and labor-force training, entrepreneurship, access to capital and early-stage financing, and quality-of-place issues as well as determining the geographic distribution of economic activity. The Director will have overall responsibility for assisting government agencies and firms with analysis of local, state, and national business and economic conditions. The Director will also be responsible for interacting with local, state, and national media with respect to economic conditions and policies in Arkansas and serves as the spokesperson for the College on these matters. He or she is also responsible for generating externally funded grants and projects which produce a substantial portion of the Center’s budget.

Requirements:  Master’s degree in an economics or a related area.  A minimum of ten years of experience in a position related to applied economic research and the demonstrated ability to direct economic research and development projects and consulting with business and governments, think tanks, university research, and/or international industry organizations.  Proven record of outstanding written and oral presentation skills and a proven track record of demonstrating impact.  A track record of successfully directing externally funded projects.  Substantial experience developing relationships with government agencies and private industry.

 Preferred:  Ph.D. in economics or a related field.  Economic research or economic development leadership experience.  More than ten years of experience in a position related to applied economic research and the demonstrated ability to direct economic research and development projects and consulting with business and governments, think tanks, university research, and/or international industry organizations.

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22000

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Thea Foundation / North Little Rock

Summary:  The Thea Foundation, whose mission is to advocate the arts in the development of Arkansas’ youth, is seeking a motivated, experienced fundraising professional to serve full-time as Director of Development at the foundation’s offices and gallery space in downtown North Little Rock.  The Director of Development will report to the Executive Director and work closely with the Board of Directors to expand the current fundraising program and to develop and implement an enhanced public relations plan.

Description:   Fund Development – Work to identify and execute best practices and development standards with donors. Meet or exceed set fundraising goals and cultivate a broad base of new donors. Research and cultivate new grant possibilities and private funding sources. Track, and prepare Thea annual grants. Design, implement and manage all aspects of Thea fundraising; including but not limited to research, preparation and submission of (federal, state local, corporate and foundation) grant proposals. Maintain a calendar of development deadlines, events, reports and follow up activities; and ensure all grant proposals are submitted well in advance of grant deadlines. Work with Thea staff to create and implement a broad-based development plan; including special events, e-mail campaigns and solicitations. Create an extensive database to include board members, event attendees. Responsible for development database maintenance and managing strategies for donor cultivation, solicitation and relations with the communications director.  Board of Directors – Coordinate and attend the various board-appointed committees involved in fundraising, providing staff leadership and assistance as needed.

Report regularly to the Executive Director, copying appropriate board members on all fundraising programs; report at board meetings at the discretion of the Executive Director.

 Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree.  Minimum of five (5) years professional fundraising experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  Experience with major gifts, corporate fundraising, and grant writing.  Must be a creative and effective manager with expertise in personnel management, strategic planning, program implementation fiscal planning, and accountability.  Strong management, organizational and planning skills; results and detail oriented; ability to prioritize work assignments. Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills.  Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.  Experience with developing and maintaining productive working relationships with board members, volunteers and donors.  Ability to work well under pressure and meet frequent deadlines.  Proficient in the use of personal computers in an office environment, including Microsoft Office and internet usage.

Preferred:  Accredited CFRE preferred, but not required.  Knowledge of PowerPoint preferred.  Experience using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn as well as other social media preferred.

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

Paul Leopoulos, Executive Director

paul@theafoundation.org

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DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS
Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

Summary:  The Director of Education, as leader of The Excel Center at Goodwill and the Academy at Goodwill, is responsible for developing and successfully executing a strategy to provide comprehensive education and career development services to Arkansans. Through a hands-on leadership approach, the Director of Education will direct, plan, manage, and coordinate the educational goals and visions of the Goodwill Arkansas Education Initiatives; and ensure that instructors, coaches, managers and resource staff are providing the highest quality academic and career services for students. All programs and services will be designed to integrate into Workforce Development and Business Solutions. The Director of Education will also work collaboratively with leadership of Goodwill and the Goodwill Arkansas Education Board to establish school goals and objectives and ensuring they are met.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required in education, management or related field from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education.  At least five (5) years leadership experience as a high school principal, assistant principal or related professional field. Must possess state required continuing education unites (CEUs) and required to meet ongoing continuing education requirements.

 To Apply, or for more information:

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

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DIRECTOR OF ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS
Department of Computer & Communication Services

Henderson State University / Arkadelphia
Closing:  August 25

Summary:  The Director of Enterprise Applications is a position of leadership in the Department of Computer and Communication Services. The Director of Enterprise Applications oversees the development, standardization, deployment, and management of our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and other enterprise information systems. The individual is responsible for the end-to-end integration of software solutions to support the delivery of services across the college. This includes directing the development and deployment of secured and high availability information systems to mitigate risks, maintain continuity of operations and maximize availability, usability and security of HSU’s information assets. This position will also coordinate maintenance and enhancements of the information systems to leverage resources, knowledge and best practice and works close with leadership, serving as expert to support business process change. HSU’s CCS department thrives in an environment of great opportunities for professional learning and growth, where employees acquire a unique experience of immersion in new technologies, in an atmosphere of challenging endeavors. CCS welcomes individuals with creativity and a mindset of teamwork and innovation.

Requirements:  Successful candidates will have a Master’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology (IT) from an accredited institution and six (6) years of IT and business/industry experience or a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or IT related discipline from an accredited institution and 10 years of IT and business/industry experience. The successful candidates will have at least one successful enterprise information system project implementation and three to five (3-5) years of leadership responsibility managing project teams, influencing senior-level management and stakeholders.

To Apply, or for more information:     http://www.hsu.edu/jobs/DirEntApps.html

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund / Springdale

 Description:  Manage logistics for scheduled meetings, prepare and distribute meeting materials, produce and archive minutes, send meeting reminders. (A plus if applicant can attend quarterly out of town Board meetings to manage on-site arrangements and assist with minutes.)  Produce and distribute affiliate sub-grant agreements, track receipt of signed agreements, remind affiliates of report deadlines, track receipt of sub-grant reports, organize material for reports to grantors, manage all correspondence related to same.  Maintain Board of Directors and volunteer data such as current roster, terms of office, meeting attendance, etc.  Manage professional correspondence including drafting letters and emails to donors, volunteers, and others.  Prepare donor packets, media packets, and other communication pieces.  Assist with logistics for statewide conferences, regional workshops, etc. as requested. Attend events as assigned and assist on-site.  Assist in grant research, proof grant proposals, make minor corrections, upload attachments.  Manage Executive Director’s calendar, phone, voice mail, and general email or phone inquiries. Greet visitors to the office and meet their needs or escort to appropriate staff. Other related duties as required or assigned.

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit cover letter, resume and professional references with a brief summary of your interest and qualifications to:

Ruthanne Hill, Executive Director
rhill@aspsf.org

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Pine Bluff Convention Center
City of Pine Bluff / Pine Bluff
Closing:  August 24

Summary:  The incumbent is responsible for execution and oversight for all aspects of the Pine Bluff Convention Center and the Advertising and Promotion Commission. This position has the responsibility for financial management, general operations, marketing, sales initiatives, client development, and the legal responsibility for operating the Convention Center and promoting the City of Pine Bluff.

Description:  Develop, implement and supervise budgets, the administration execution of financial and operating report. Including preliminary budget, capital expenses, operating revenue and expense budgets. Works closely with staff to generate revenue through conferences, meeting, booking rentals or other avenues to ensure profitability.  Direct the physical operations of the Convention Center including customer relations, event coordination and physical plant operations and maintenance.  Supervise the Marketing and Sales Operations of the Conventional and Visitors Bureau.  Represent the city on regional, state, boards and commissions as deemed necessary.  Serve as liaison between Advertising and Promotion Commission and Visitor Bureau. Physically supervise building events including nights and weekends and have a responsible trained employee to stand-in when the incumbent is unable to be present for such activities. Make sales presentations to potential customer groups.  Actively pursue new business on a continual basis and make every effort to retain current clientele. Encourage continual and regular use of the facility.  Provide leadership and directions to the Convention Center staff including but not limited to day-to-day operations, planning, organizing, controlling, setting goals and objectives, the ability to prioritize, making employment decisions and delivering opportunities for growth and development.  Works closely with the Pine Bluff Civic Auditorium Complex Commission to ensure a comprehensive and marketing system is in place to adequately promote the City of Pine Bluff using several mediums such as on –line promotions, on-going advertising campaigns, web-site notifications, social and other digital media involvement and action. Works with PBCACC and staff to identify target markets and prepare strategies to generate prospects.  Ensure exceptional service is shown to all customers or potential customers. Manage the conference schedules to effectively maximize the use of dates, space and staff. Build and foster excellent relationships with the community, the universities, professional organizations, and other entities to promote the Civic Convention Center in a positive manner. Monitor market trends to ensure competitive offering of services are comparative to those offered by others in the market place. Review customer satisfaction evaluation and ensure timely follow-up with clients are made after each event for feedback. Share customer’s feedback with the proper staff and the PBCACC. Initiating changes as needed to ensure ongoing client satisfaction.  Consult with clients to define meeting objectives; determine meeting and functional space requirements; negotiate, prepare and reviews contracts with client.  Participate in legislative decision making when deemed necessary.  Display professional and personal integrity in all areas of work performance and service.  Ensure that the facility materials, equipment and supplies are inventoried; additionally, approve the purchase of facilities supplies, materials and equipment as needed. Willingness to relocate to the Pine Bluff area.  Willingness to work nights, weekends and holidays when needed, and ensure an adequate staff is in place to work these events.  Perform other duties as required or assigned. General knowledge of food services.  Provide oversight when concession stands are in use.

Requirements:  University degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Marketing, Hospitality Management or a related field.  Five or more year’s management experience in a public assembly facility (Convention Center, Auditorium, Stadium, Arena, or equivalent.) Strong Public speaking ability and overall communication skills (oral and written.)  Transparent and high integrity leadership. Being able to lead by example.  Ability to interface and engage diverse stakeholders. Proficiency in the use of computers, financial management systems, e-mail, event scheduling, and Internet.

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

Latasha Woods
pbcacc@outlook.com

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE
Philander Smith College / Little Rock

Summary:  The Executive Director of the Social Justice Institute will report to the President of the College and is charged with the following:  management of the initiative;  implementing the Think Justice 2.0: A Global Perspective Strategic Plan activities; fundraising, community engagement and outreach, building collaborations; forging partnerships with all campus constituencies; engaging local, regional, and national organizations and institutions committed to social justice issues; infusing social justice into the curriculum; designing and implementing student, faculty, and staff training; and developing/implementing innovative programs.

Description:  Formulate a vision for social justice that reflects a holistic, contemporary view and is cognizant with the direction provided by the President, Board of Trustees, and other partners.  Infuse social justice into the curriculum by engaging and training faculty members.  Forge partnerships with local, regional and national organizations and institutions committed to social justice.  Design, implement, and evaluate faculty/staff training around social justice.  Collaborate with all of the Vice Presidents and Directors on how to infuse and sustain social justice in their respective divisions/departments.  Serve as the secondary spokesperson for social justice issues for the College (after the President); articulate and communicate the value of social justice for improving the quality of life for the campus; and promote community support for social justice issues in the state.  Serve as principle advisor to the President on all social justice related issues.  Develop, implement and supervise program and services that are consistent with the College’s mission and Institute’s strategic plan.  Develop and manage the fundraising strategies of the Institute, develop an annual budget for the President’s Executive Cabinet approval, and oversee the management of all funds (in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Advancement.)  Motivate and provide professional development of direct reports; hire, supervise and evaluate staff.  Develop effective working relationships within campus and surrounding community to ensure that social justice is being addressed.  Perform all other duties as assigned.

 Requirements:  Master’s degree (doctorate preferred) in Social Justice or closely related field.  At least three to five (3-5) years of full-time experience or equivalency in the area of Social Justice.  Experience in providing trainings and workshops for a range of campus constituencies focused on social justice.  Collaborate with internal/external constituencies in regards to social justice initiatives.

To Apply, or for more information:   Submit letter of application, current vitae and three letters of professional references to:  humanresources@philander.edu.  (Email subject line should include the full name of the position for which you are applying, and documents should be in PDF format.) 

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FUND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund / Fort Smith

Summary:  While increasing revenue is the ultimate goal of his/her work, the Fund Development Manager must be strategic and creative in his/her approach, raising funds in such a way that simultaneously:  increases the engagement and retention of current and prospective donors; increases the number of volunteers active in fund raising and across the program; develops strategic community partnerships; and increasing the visibility and positive reputation of ASPSF throughout the assigned area.

Description:  Volunteers – Effectively utilizes volunteers in all phases of development work. Appropriately trains volunteers for their roles, recognizes and appreciates volunteers for their involvement, and provides feedback on performance, including disciplinary action up to and including termination when necessary due to policy violations or inappropriate actions.  Planning – Works closely with Executive Director to create annual fund development plan that meets revenue requirements in Board approved budget; plans short and long-term fundraising strategies with a focus on unrestricted funds wherever possible.  Fundraising – Maintains and expands existing funding streams in assigned areas; identifies and pursues new funding opportunities including individual and major gifts and assigned corporate gifts. Prepares attractive and articulate case statements and proposals. Utilizes a variety of strategic fundraising methods to meet or surpass the fundraising target established in position’s annual performance goals.  Donor Cultivation – Properly manages assigned donor relationships. Nurtures and deepens donor relationships through customized correspondence, prompt and personalized acknowledgement of each gift made, and regular personal visits.  Public Relations / Visibility – Creates a strong, visible presence for ASPSF through attractive and effective fundraising, informational pieces, and public speaking. Represents ASPSF with partner agencies and at community events.  Reports / Records Management – Writes and submits required reports by established deadlines, keeps fundraising software up-to-date including donations and pledges received, donor profiles, dates of personal visits, etc.  Research – Conducts research on prospective donors, makes exploratory visits, and keeps excellent records. Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

Requirements:  The successful candidate will be an energetic self-starter able to get along well with a wide range of people, comfortable in small or large group settings and one-on one conversations (often including meals), an articulate and experienced public speaker, able to demonstrate strong writing skills and provide examples of creative and profitable fundraising events which s/he has had a major role in planning and executing.

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit cover letter, resume, three professional references, two writing samples related to fund development and a brief summary of your interest and qualifications to:

Ruthanne Hill, Executive Director
rhill@aspsf.org

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FUND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas
Girl Scouts / Rogers

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

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

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

 To Apply, or for more information:

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

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 FUNDRAISING DIRECTOR / EDUCATIONAL SECTOR
American Heart Association / Little Rock
Tracking Code:  7922-415

Summary:  The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Fundraising Director – Educational Sector in our SouthWest Affiliate, home based in Central Arkansas. Under the direction of the Vice President, the Fundraising Director-Educational Sector is responsible for implementing the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart events. You will work with school based coordinators, principals, PE teachers, district employees, and superintendents to raise funds through our school based educational fundraising program. You will also act as the American Heart Association liaison with schools throughout the state of Arkansas. We have approximately 150 schools participating with 300+ potential. You’re responsible for achieving income and recruitment goals through the cultivation of existing customers, while prospecting for new school accounts. The fiscal year net amount goal is $325K.  This position requires you to be in the territory 75% of your time, driving from school to school and getting in and out of your vehicle virtually every day. If this is something you don’t think you would enjoy, then this position is probably not right for you. You could have some overnight stays in your territory, approximately once a month for 2-3 days. We offer a yearly incentive for exceeding the fundraising goals for the position, travel reimbursement and a great benefits package. This will be a home office position, located within the territory.

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 ½ years’ experience equates to 1 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 drive your vehicle 75% of the time daily in a large territory.  You will be paid mileage reimbursement.  Basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.

 To Apply, or for more information:

http://heart.jobs/little-rock-ar/fundraising-director-educational-sector/6CB8592BA42A4CB3B77FD5111DA4F33F/job/

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FUNDRAISING DIRECTOR / GO RED FOR WOMEN & FESTIVAL OF WINES
American Heart Association / Little Rock
Tracking Code:  7880-415

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.

Description:  Revenue generation and volunteer management. Event management and logistics.  Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.  Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate& community leaders.  Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and awareness. Coordinating event efforts.  Networking within the local area, while recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.  Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management, proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.  Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.  Must be results driven with the ability to multi task.  Local daily travel within Central Arkansas.

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:  18 months (1.5) years experience equates to one (1) 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.  Knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.

 To Apply, or for more information:

http://heart.jobs/little-rock-ar/fundraising-director-go-red-for-women-festival-of-wines/1D9E1EA12A8F44B2A363FB5ADA1C1292/job/

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 GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER
KATV 7
Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock
Tracking Code:  8762

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.

Description:  Conduct effective interviews and gather information.  Report and write stories under deadline pressure and appear on camera-both live and recorded.  Generate content for all platforms both broadcast and digital.  Creativity, resourcefulness, strong storytelling and organizational skills.  A positive can do attitude.  Ability to shoot, write, and edit when called upon. 

Requirements:  Degree in Journalism or related field is required; experienced with field live shots is a must.

 Preferred:  One year plus of experienced reporting in a local broadcast news affiliate, as an on-air reporter is preferred

To Apply, or for more information: https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=8147&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

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GENERAL MANAGER
Noalmark Broadcasting / El Dorado

Summary:  Noalmark Broadcasting Corporation has a General Manager position available for its multi-station group. We are searching for a GM who leads by example in all aspects of the position. They will be expected to recruit and develop a sales staff, as well as carry their own significant sales list. They will be responsible for the overall sales as well as the bottom line for the stations. Salary consists of a base salary with the potential for earning significant commissions. This is not a “behind the desk” job, we are looking for a GM with energy and vision who is committed to radio and who can deliver on agreed upon objectives.

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

Anna Canterbury, Senior Vice President
anna@noalmark.com

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GIFT ENTRY ASSISTANT
Arkansas Foodbank / Little Rock

Summary:  We are currently seeking a Gift Entry Assistant who will be responsible for responsible for daily, weekly, and monthly processing of all financial donations by participating in the entry and maintenance of gift processing and acknowledgement.  The successful candidate will serve as lead on Convio/Blackbaud data and reporting on behalf of development team and donor relations.

Requirements:  Associates degree.  At least two years Project or Database Management experience.  Proficient with computer operations and software, including donor database, Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.  Successful background preparing and making presentations.  Or, equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 Preferred:  At least two (2) years experience utilizing or managing donor database preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://arkansasfoodbank.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=588572&&#job

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GRAPHIC / LAYOUT ARTIST
Vestcom / Little Rock

Summary:  Produces artwork and die lines for clients and provides them with a production proof for their approval. Once approved, creates final production artwork for multiple output channels.

 

Description:  Creates new or revises die lines from information provided.  Creates final files to output channel specifications.  Develops new designs for clients as needed.  Works closely with IT to help provide processing solutions in regards to electronic image files.  Works closely with sales and marketing to help provide concepts and mock ups to support the sales cycle.  Works closely with clients to help coordinate distribution of art elements furnished by said client.

Requirements:  Associate degree in advertising, communication, design or visual arts and two or more (2+) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  Must possess exceptional computer skills and PC knowledge.  Must be proficient in the use of Macintosh platforms for graphics applications including; MAC OSX, Adobe Illustrator, Freehand, Photoshop, QuarkXPress, Network Operations, RIP systems and Plate making systems (as required for backup.)  Must be knowledgeable about the numerous computer file types needed to complete all the above job functions. Must have a working knowledge of all digital print and finishing equipment. Must be able to plan, organize and manage multiple projects and to drive project timelines to completion with cross-functional team members and to measure performance against specific requirements, service-level agreements, and/or quality goals. Excellent problem solving skills and being proactive in resolving issues are needed with the ability to react to changes in standard operating procedures and implement quick and accurate decision making. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 To Apply, or for more information:

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

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GRAPHIC ARTIST
Onyx Brands / Maumelle

Summary:  Onyx Brands is looking for a Graphic Artist to join our team.   In this role you will work directly with our Brand Managers, Cosmetic Bag and Cosmetic Product Development Team to turn concept designs into functional technical drawings that will be used to produce cosmetic bags and cosmetic products. Our customers are mass retailers, beauty distributors in the marketplace that expect exceptional work. We use photoshop, illustrator, and excel to create spec packs used to create our products. The spec packs are sent to factories in China. Attention to detail is imperative. Self-starters, go-getters and dedicated individuals only. You will provide support to Designers and Sales team by preparing routine layouts, detailed drawings, assembly drawings, sketches and diagrams. Details are to include all views and dimensions necessary for the manufacturer. You must have a solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with design terminology.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Two to five (2-5) years prior experience from a technical school in drafting and mechanical design.  Expert in Illustrator, Photoshop, Excel and Microsoft.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.simplyhired.com/search?q=graphic+design&l=little+rock%2C+ar&fdb=14&job=UmL8FDUNr8757iK-u5CtBXRGnsYCVnRka_mQYUYcAK1E7cxuuCPGMA

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MANAGER OF COMPLIANCE & SPECIAL PROJECTS
Distance Education
University of Arkansas / Fayetteville
Closing:  August 26

Summary:  This position will establish and maintain relationships with state higher education personnel across the United States resulting in positive relations and reputation for state regulatory compliance and expertise. Expands relationships and seek opportunities for partnership and collaboration with other university units and external constituents. Researches state and federal laws, rules, and regulations, including professional licensure regulations. Assesses opportunities and challenges brought on by changes to national and state licensure accreditation requirements and state higher education regulations. Prepares and submits applications, forms, and reports required by individual states, licensure boards, and national council for state authorization reciprocity agreements in order to obtain and maintain state authorization and/or approval. Serves as the liaison between Global Campus and academic programs for surveys. Manages special projects for Global Campus.

Requirements:  Master’s degree or Juris Doctorate degree.

Preferred:  Degree in field of study related to education, administration, or management.

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22093

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MARKETING EVENTS & HEALTH INSURANCE COORDINATOR
Farm Bureau Insurance / Little Rock

Summary:  Provides administrative and secretarial support to Associate State Sales Director and State Sales Manager as directed. Handles projects that may be highly complex and/or confidential in nature. Keeps records on various topics. Coordinates scheduling and planning of Sales Department meetings. Responsible for general office procedures necessary to assure the efficient day-to-day operation of the Health Insurance Program. Assists, as needed, with Farm Bureau Bank. Assists with the compliance and creativity of the Sales Department (including Agency Force) Social Media responsibilities.

 Requirements:  Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, or related field with at least three (3) to five (5) years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience at the corporate level. Proficiency in written and oral communications, grammar skills, basic mathematical skills. Must have extensive knowledge and experience on personal computers, including spreadsheets, word processing, Lotus Freelance Graphics, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, Word or similar software. Typing of 50 WPM. Excellent organizational/time management skills.

 To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.afbic.com/careers/default.aspx?id=42

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 MARKETING PROJECT MANAGER
Onyx Brands / Maumelle

Summary:  Onyx Brands cosmetic company is looking for a Marketing Project Manager to manage product projects in the Cosmetic Market. This position is responsible for researching industry beauty trends, creating vision boards, identifying, sourcing and managing product launches that meet and support company goals.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Five (5) years management experience.

To Apply, or for more information:
http://www.simplyhired.com/search?q=graphic+design&l=little+rock%2C+ar&fdb=14&job=6AeS1lLbGrCZfSXwoYGc24-6IwSxRQERcLjyDp7zupccqlas3Qrn0w

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MARKETING SPECIALIST
Applied Technology Group USA / Little Rock

Summary:  ATG USA (Applied Technology Group), an Autodesk Platinum Partner and Platinum Club award winner in 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008, has an opening for a Marketing Specialist.

Description:  Event Coordination – Setting up Facebook event pages for live events around the Midwest and Gulf South.  Setting up Eventbrite pages for registration/ticket links.  Creating promotional emails to targeted lists in appropriate markets.  Posting to website – in-house, industry specific and social media – to promote events.  Following each event: helping close the loop by entering attendee contact information into ATG CRM; coordinating with sales staff to keep them in the loop on events/specifics.  Webinar Administration / Content Coordination – Coordinating with ATG’s Technical Team to ensure everything is in place for a successful webinar. Setting up each webinar in Go To Webinar.  Creating/sending targeted promotional emails.  Creating/monitoring social media postings.  Setting up calendar reminders for staff involved; keeping sales staff in the loop on webinar dates and links.  Working closely with the ATG Technical Team to cultivate thought leadership materials for publication.  Social Media – Scouting social media/the Internet for relevant and interesting content for the industry, then summarizing and adding to the ATG Blog as well as our other social media channels. Video & Photography/Graphic Design – Customer testimonials.  Photography at events.  Newsletters.

Requirements:  Experience with HMTL or CSS.

To Apply, or for more information:     https://atgusa.com/contact/employment/

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MEMBERSHIP SOLICITATION / RETENTION
Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA) / Little Rock

Summary:  The Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA), a professional membership association, is seeking an experienced candidate with at least two (2) years of related membership solicitation and retention experience.

Description:  Develop, deliver and execute strategy to grow membership.  Work in conjunction with Executive Director and Affiliate Relations and Membership Coordinator.  Lead efforts to acquire and retain members in 14 affiliate states.  Responsible for effectively collecting, storing and updating member data in database.

Requirements:  BA/BS.  Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Experience with membership recruitment and retention. Performance driven, enthusiastic, self-motivated.  Website experience, posting new content, monitoring site.  General office skills essential.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office. Database experience.

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit cover letter, resume and compensation requirements to:  info@southernearlychildhood.org.

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PRODUCTION / TECHNICAL DESIGNER
Onyx Brands / Maumelle

Summary:  Onyx Brands is looking for a Production/Technical Designer to join our team. Are you passionate about beauty and fashion? Do you thrive in fast-paced environments? Does the idea of developing new, fun products totally excite you? Onyx Brands just might be your “happy place.”  The Production /Technical Designer will support the design process and ensure that creative intention is carried out through PD hand off. The Production /Technical Designer is responsible for partnering with the designer of their assigned category and ensuring that the creative vision is maintained through commercial development.

Description:  Support the creative design process post sketch review through PD handoff by executing and updating detailed tech packs and sample review forms.  Support the sample development process and ensure seasonal deadlines are met.  Facilitate sample reviews with design, merchandising, and production partners.  Execute design intent into bulk production while maintaining high quality standards.  Collaborate and develop close working relationships with design, R&D, merchandising, production, sourcing offices and vendors to ensure the quality, delivery and business practices are achieved and upheld.  Identify potential production, quality and costing issues and make recommendations to ensure brand integrity.  Support spec, construction and fit intent on all samples.  Perform other duties as required

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in fashion – apparel/textile design, manufacturing, product development, merchandising, or a related field.  Prior experience in a creative handbag or slg design capacity.  Four (4+) years work experience technical design and full knowledge of total production timeline.  Thorough understanding of the design & development process from inception through production.  Expert knowledge of industry construction standards and manufacturing, including hardware development.  Strong design, prototyping, and research skills.  Attention to detail, initiative, organization and strong verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to multi-task, proactively trouble shoot, problem solve, and the ability to effectively influence.  Expert knowledge, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Excel and Microsoft.  Organized, accurate and articulate.  Expert sketching ability and comprehensive understanding of adobe illustrator.

 To Apply, or for more information:  Insert

http://www.simplyhired.com/search?q=graphic+design&l=little+rock%2C+ar&fdb=lv&job=Hskb4Dku18KVNm_Utd8OkE9YrfQL6iX4_TaRPBk_VwrC5x49qZqR9Q

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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT (part-time)
Media Gateway / Little Rock

Summary:  The Media Gateway in Little Rock is looking for a part-time Production Assistant for our news department. This person will help prepare each show for broadcast and run a camera/audio board/teleprompter during each broadcast. This position must be able to work weekends as well as weekdays/fill-in days during the week. Perfect for the college student!

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

Chris Schneider, Operations Manager

cschneider@inn-news.net

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PROGRAM ASSOCIATE I
Winrock International / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

Summary:  The Program Associate will support program development and implementation of international agriculture programs and initiatives. Programmatic and administrative duties will help ensure quality work addressing sustainable agriculture development.  This is an entry level position for candidates with one to two (1-2) years of experience, and preferably some international field experience, who are interested in a career in international development.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Demonstrated writing abilities. Demonstrated ability to work with public and private funding organizations. Demonstrated international experience strongly desired.

Preferred:  Master’s degree.  International experience (Peace Corps, study abroad, etc.) with understanding cross cultural issues preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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 PROGRAM COORDINATOR / CHILDREN INTERNATIONAL
University of Arkansas – Little Rock / Little Rock
Position Number:  P98032
Closing:  August 28

Description:  Coordinate a variety of educational, enrichment, health, wellness, and recreational programs and activities for school-age children who are participating in the UA Little Rock Children International’s sponsorship program.  Mainly responsible for, but not limited to, health and wellness, and nutrition education, or secondary and primary level youth.  Participate in design and development of education, health, wellness, and youth empowerment programs for primary-and-secondary level youth in alignment with Children International’s Results Framework.  Deliver programs in education, health, wellness, and recreational programs for youth as well as train staff and volunteer facilitators to deliver the programs.  Develop program implementation plans and schedules per respective program designs.  Oversee the delivery of school-based and community programs and activities in health and wellness, nutrition education, academic support, enrichment, and youth empowerment.  Supervise and train site-based program staff and volunteers.  Assist with the development and implementation of standard program policies and procedures to ensure all CI programs address high-quality program standards.  Maintain a working knowledge of state and national standard and best practices for community-based health education programs and out-of-school time youth programming.  Assist with development of department program budget and monitor expenses for assigned programs.  Coordinate M & E processes for accurate data collection and to report program results.  Manage program data – enrollment, registration, attendance, and completion and regularly prepare program reports.  Provide support to partnership building, prospects search, grant writing, promotion and communication of programs.  Maintain working relationships with a variety of community, school, city and other healthcare partners to ensure smooth program delivery.  Represent UA Little Rock CI at the public, local community and school forums in related program.  Collaborate with other team members on joint program planning and implementation.  Perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Two to three (2-3) years of experience in development and delivery of primary level education, health, and wellness, or youth development programs.

Preferred:  Master’s Degree in related field, with one (1) year of program development experience.  Spanish language skills.

To Apply, or for more information:     https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6513

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PROJECT MANAGER / ENGINEERING
Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Corporation / Little Rock
Job ID:  2017-1228

Summary:  The Project Manager – Engineering position is responsible for delivering assigned projects, initiated within the Engineering Department, on schedule, within budget, and to the required quality standards to meet stakeholder’s expectations. We’re looking for someone who can maintain a high degree of situational awareness to meet continually changing system conditions with a fresh and adaptable approach. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continuing to strive to push AECC and our mission forward.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in such fields as Engineering, Accounting, Marketing, Business Administration, Finance, etc., plus 3-9 years related experience and/or training, including 3 years related project management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Valid Driver’s License.  Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) or ability to obtain within 1 year.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-aecc.icims.com/jobs/1228/project-manager/job

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PROMO EDITOR (part-time)
Media Gateway / Little Rock

Summary:  The Media Gateway in Little Rock is looking for a part-time topical promo editor to work Monday – Friday. This person will be responsible for editing and delivering daily topical promos to our numerous clients who require these deliverables. The ideal candidate will have previous editing experience using non-liner editing programs such as Final Cut, Adobe Premier, Grass Valley Edius (etc).This person will be working 2-4 hours per day depending on the workload

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

Chris Schneider, Operations Manager
cschneider@inn-news.net

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PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR
KABZ 103.7 FM – “The Buzz”
Signal Media / Little Rock

Summary:  The premier sports-talk radio station in Central Arkansas, 103.7 The Buzz, is seeking a full-time Promotions Director to competently and professionally manage all Promotions Department activities. Applicants must have excellent work ethic, organizational skills, creativity, & familiarity with social media platforms. Some nights and weekends will be required. A bachelor’s degree in marketing or similar experience preferred. Valid driver’s license required.

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

Jima Haddick
jhaddick@signalmedia.com

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PUBLIC INFORMATION COORDINATOR
Arkansas Department of Emergency Management / North Little Rock
Position Number:  22088860
Closing:  August 22

Summary:  The Public Information Coordinator is responsible for overseeing public relations activities and developing and administering educational and informational programs related to the operation of an organization in state government. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communications or a related field; plus two years of experience in public relations, journalism, communications or a related field, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity.

Preferred:  Basic emergency management classes and a general understanding of a joint information center. Recent job experience working with media for interviews.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=01dc4fb73a18d90b92c1e09ded7821f5&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=133&jobid=93707

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REPORTER / PRODUCER
KAIT 8
Raycom Media / Jonesboro
Job ID:  2017-7234

Summary:  KAIT has an immediate opening for a full-time MMJ/Producer. The ideal candidate will have a strong writing skills for both on-air and online broadcast, and have a good on-air presence. We are looking for someone who knows how to take charge of a plan, can incorporate strategic planning into the daily newscast and motivate others to execute the vision. Candidate must also excel at making connections and researching information to develop strong story ideas.  We are seeking someone who has a great work ethic, enjoys storytelling, and is a strong writer for our on-air/online product and social media sites. Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field required. Must be able to work well under strict deadlines, and under pressure. Driver’s license and clean driving record is required, and final candidates will be asked to submit to a drug screen.  Qualified applicants, apply online and attach your resume and links to your work.

 To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7234/reporter-producer/job

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RETAIL MANAGER
River Market Books & Gifts – Bookends Café
Central Arkansas Library System / Little Rock

Summary:  The retail manager is responsible for overseeing all of the business operations of the entities housed in the Cox Creative Center; these include River Market Books and Gifts and Bookends Café. The retail manager is responsible for managing all building operations including vendor contact and negotiations, wholesale ordering of RMBG merchandise and Bookends supplies, coordinating art exhibits, recording statistics, processing invoices, budgeting and supervision of staff. The manager also works as needed in any area of the store. The retail manager reports to the Deputy Director of Business Operations and Director of Finance.

Description:  Oversee the planning and maintenance of stock and inventory for Bookends.  Interview, hire, train, supervise, evaluate, and discipline staff as appropriate.  Serve as CALS official retailer for programs involving book sales at CALS.  Manage the online presence including processing and shipping online orders; process online payments and manage online books collection.  Plan additional sales and events intended to generate business and increase traffic into the building.  Communicate with administration and actively attend all required meetings.  Execute all business operations for the library café; including monitoring food inventory levels, receiving, purchasing, waste control, and equipment maintenance and repair.  Train, coach, and counsel employees to provide timely and friendly café service, product presentation standards, and Café cleanliness.  Manage catering component of Café operations.  Certify the café passes bi-annual Health Department Inspection by promoting and practicing food safety habits, identifying and resolving potential health code violations and ensuring that team members are compliant.  Perform all work necessary for the success of the Annual Arkansas Literary Festival including order, process, distribute, and return all of the books needed for the Annual Arkansas Literary Festival. Meet regularly with Festival Coordinator regarding book statuses, author updates, and program changes. Communicate regularly with Volunteer Coordinator to coordinate book sale locations and volunteer needs for the Literary Festival. And create book transportation plan, venue sheets and master price list.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or Management with at least five (5) years in a retail setting environment preferably in a bookstore or cafe.  Knowledge of bookstore retail operating principles, cashiering, budgeting, management principles, inventory and accounting.  Knowledge of online marketplace.

 To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume (subject line – “Retail Manager”) to:   hr@cals.org.

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SENIOR PROGRAM ASSOCIATE
Winrock International / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

Summary:  The Senior Program Associate will support program development and implementation of international agriculture programs and initiatives. Programmatic and administrative duties will help ensure quality work addressing sustainable agriculture development.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  At least five (5) years of progressive, cross-sectoral project and program development experience.  Demonstrated writing abilities.  Demonstrated ability to work with public and private funding organizations.  Demonstrated international experience strongly desired.  Must be willing and able to travel without dependents to remote locations both domestically and internationally on short trips (up to two weeks.)

Preferred:  Master’s degree.

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER
Winrock International / Little Rock (or Arlington, VA)

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

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

Preferred:  Field based experience.

To Apply, or for more information:
https://www.winrock.org/join-us/careers/job-openings/

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SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
Acxiom / Conway
Req. ID:  JR003792

Summary:  Manages the development and execution of large complex, multi-phased projects with multiple external project dependencies. Promotes client and/or stakeholder satisfaction by ensuring project adheres to requirements and specifications. Responsible for project completion within determined scope, quality, time and cost constraints. Responsible for stakeholder communication and active risk management.

Requirements:  Typically requires a minimum of eight (8) years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; OR, six (6) years and a Master’s degree; OR, a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent work experience. 

Preferred:  Six to 10 years of experience in the field or a related area. PMP certification or Scrum/Agile certification recommended.

To Apply, or for more information:

https://acxiom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AcxiomUSA/job/Conway/Senior-Project-Manager_JR003792-1

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SENIOR VIDEO PRODUCER
VCC – Communications Marketing Services
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock
Req. ID:  2017-39119
Closing:  August 28

Summary:  The Senior Video Producer produces a variety of videos for UAMS marketing and communications projects. The position requires a person with a background in communications and knowledge of graphic design and video editing. They should be organized and able to work on assigned tasks independently and function well as a part of a team.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Broadcast Production, Electronic Media or related area such as Communications, Graphic Design, Marketing, or other degree required plus 3 years experience in video production.

 To Apply, or for more information:

https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/39119/senior-video-producer/job?hub=6

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SHOPPER MARKETING DIRECTOR
Vestcom / Little Rock

Summary:  The Shopper Marketing Director is responsible for maintaining and expanding shopper marketing business throughout the region assigned. They must be able to work within existing retailer established processes and build innovative solutions for client marketing and merchandising functions. This role requires the individual to exhibit thought leadership and demonstrate new ways of engaging the shopper through Vestcom’s product line of Integrated Shopper Marketing Ads (ISMAds) with our retail and CPG clients.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or related field (MBA preferred) and 10 years sales/sales management experience preferably in retail and/or CPG arena; or combined equivalent of education and experience.  Must be well-organized and able to perform duties with minimal supervision as this position requires working from a home based office.  Possess excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written and the ability to lead conference calls.  Must possess a high service level orientation, outstanding attention to detail, strong sense of urgency and the ability to meet deadlines under pressure.  Ability to show proficiency in the following computer applications: MS Office applications, including Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, and Power Point.

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST
Bank of England Mortgage / England

Summary:  The Social Media Specialist will be responsible for coordinating Bank of England/Bank of England Mortgage financial services in all social media channels. Typical business work hours are 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday yet must be flexible as hours will vary with some nights, weekends and holidays. This position is non-exempt.

Requirements:  High School Diploma and some college; Bachelor’s degree in marketing desired. Proficient computer skills. Excellent interoffice and customer service skills; written and oral communication skills and ability to demonstrate control, flexibility and maintain quality and high productivity with special projects and changing demands. Must possess basic PC skills in Microsoft Windows, Word, PowerPoint and Excel or equivalent software. Demonstrate effective and strong verbal and listening communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with principals, executive management and clients. Social Media experience Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, YouTube and other various platforms. Extremely detail oriented. Ability to conceptualize unique content ideas and follow through to implementation.

 To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.simplyhired.com/search?q=public+relations&l=little+rock%2C+ar&fdb=14&job=Mk-1FeShYB9oqYLnOVo7AFPYufo5oxZHEtP2VypaDKYLyjGAdJJYmA

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SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
Arkansas Research Center
University of Central Arkansas / Conway
Closing:  August 21

Summary:  The University of Central Arkansas seeks a Software Developer for the Arkansas Research Center in the College of Education. The Software Developer is responsible for working with a developer team to develop and supply software and other tools as services to state contracts. Employment with the Arkansas Research Center in the College of Education is provisional, requiring external funding sources in the form of service contracts or grants. The position is renewed annually, provided funding is available.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in computer science or computer systems engineering.  At least one to three (1-3) years of software development experience with PHP or Javascript.

Preferred:  Master’s degree in computer science or related field. At least one to three (1-3) years of database administrator experience.

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/3690

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SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR
Convocation Center

Arkansas State University / Jonesboro
Closing:  August 25

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

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

To Apply, or for more information:

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

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STEAM SPECIALIST
Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas
Girl Scouts / Fort Smith

Summary:  The STEAM Specialist is responsible for goal setting, planning, marketing, and implementation of programs at the STEAM Center at Burnham Woods. This position is also responsible for creating STEAM focused collaborations and program partners throughout the council jurisdiction.

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in education, science or recreation or experience commensurate with degree.  Two to three (2-3) years experience in program and curriculum development, working with adults and youth.   Experience cultivating collaborative relationships with key community leaders.

Preferred:  Two to three (2-3) years experience in Nature Center programming.  Experience working with adult and youth volunteers.

 To Apply, or for more information:

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

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STUDENT RELATIONS COORDINATOR
Food Science
University of Arkansas / Fayetteville
Closing:  August 29

Summary:  The Student Relations coordinator in the Department of Food Science is a 50 percent appointed position that coordinates undergraduate student recruitment activities and is responsible for implementing communication efforts for the department.

Description:  Representing the department during high school visits, on-campus events, recruiting fairs and various conferences, presenting and demonstrating pertinent information at these events, and meeting with prospective students and their parents to provide additional information about Food Science as a major. The candidate should be able to work cooperatively with the College PSRC (Prospective Student Recruit Committee) and will assist with summer orientation sessions.  Creates interest in the department through the development of recruiting and promotion materials (e.g., flyers, brochures, and presentations), news releases, newsletters, departmental boards and website.   Coordinates alumni activities and correspondence and maintains the departmental alumni database. Maintains and improves the departmental website to increase the Department’s visibility.  Plans and assists with student oriented functions such as the FFA annual event, departmental welcome and end of year picnics for students, faculty and staff.  Performs other duties as assigned by the Department Head.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in an agricultural or communication related field.  Experience in recruitment/working with students or related experience.

 Preferred:  Communications background.  At least one year of experience in an academic environment (preferably an agricultural related field.)  Experience with Adobe Master Suite and OU Campus/OmniUpdate.

 To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22113

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TECHNICAL WRITER
Bank of the Ozarks / Little Rock or Ozark
Job ID:  3630

Summary:  Provide support to the retail, training, compliance, lending teams in preparation of written bank policies and procedures.  This position can be located in Little Rock or Ozark.

Description:  Ability to read, write and compile technical documents, including descriptions, processes and procedures.  Maintain confidentiality.  Work with retail, training, compliance and lending teams to develop proper lifecycle documentation.  Standardize documents across all covered areas to incorporate into presentations, policies and procedure.  Determine the gap between documented requirements and functionality of applications and real world application with an emphasis on current requirements.  Employ the use of existing documentation and update and/or recreate where needed.  Ensure strict compliance with various rules and regulations relation to the writing of policies and procedures.  Submit drafts of proposed policies/procedures to Procedures Approval Committee for review and managed edits.  Verify the clarity, completeness, accuracy, approvals and quality of all documents prior to posting to OzarkWeb.  Confirm end-user knowledge through feedback of cross-functional sources.  Creation and updates to various quick reference guides and manuals located on OzarkWeb.

Requirements:  Associate Degree or higher in Technical Writing or related field.  Minimum two (2) years of Microsoft Office, Excel, Adobe, experience.

Preferred:  Minimum one (1) year of teller experience, preferred but not required.  Minimum one (1) year of new accounts experience, preferred but not required.

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_bankofozarks/external/jobDetails.do?functionName=getJobDetail&jobPostId=9447&localeCode=en-us

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TECHNICAL WRITER
Data Coordinating & Operations Center – College of Medicine
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock
Req. ID:  2017-38776
Closing:  September 21

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

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

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

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VIDEO COORDINATOR / BASEBALL
Arkansas Razorbacks – Baseball
University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Closing:  August 26

Summary:  The Video Coordinator will oversee and prepare all scout, game, and practice footage for the men’s baseball program. This position will also be responsible for film exchange, and providing recruiting and player video analysis for the staff as needed.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  NCAA Division I baseball playing and/or working experience.  Experience videotaping athletic events at a Division I collegiate or professional level.  Demonstrated experience and proficiency using BATS video editing software, and Trackman analysis.  Experience interacting with individuals in a diverse environment.

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

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22095

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 VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR
Make-a-Wish Mid-South / Little Rock

Summary:  The volunteer coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the volunteer program including recruitment and training, managing assignments and cultivation. The volunteer coordinator works with a network of volunteers across the designated territory to provide quality wish experiences for children and their families, as well as, place volunteers at events to assist staff with event production.

Description:   Coordinate program to recruit, place, and train, motivate, recognize, and retain volunteers.  Actively recruits wish-granting, event and pre-flight captain volunteers by networking with the local community and businesses and attending volunteer fairs or other special events where potential volunteers may be recruited.   Utilize strong public speaking skills for volunteer recruitment efforts and trainings.  Coordinates all logistical aspects of training and supervises volunteers for wishes, special projects and events, as needed by the chapter.  Plans wish-granting training for select volunteer groups (ex: Board of Directors, Wish Councils and Associate Board.)  Manages the intern recruitment process.  Ensures that sufficient training and event opportunities are available for all volunteers, taking into consideration such things as timing and location.  Provides recognition of volunteers on an ongoing basis, including volunteer awards and appreciation events.  Recruits and manages drop-off site captains and phone bank volunteers for the Heart-Filled Wish-A-Thon; secures wish families for radio interviews.  Tracks all volunteer years of service, office hours, wishes, meet & greet and event hours.  Be aware of national and regional trends in volunteer management.  Network with other professionals and organizations in the community to better understand opportunities and challenges in our own area.  Responds to calls from persons requesting information about volunteer opportunities and coordinates volunteer informational meetings. Creates quarterly volunteer newsletter and cultivation postcards. Mails out birthday cards and other special occasion cards as the need arises.  Ensures that volunteers are assigned for all administrative, development and program services needs in a systematic, efficient, and timely manner.  Maintains volunteer files, conducts background checks, ensures accuracy of volunteer database, and produces routine volunteer reports.  Ensures that information within the organization is communicated to volunteers in a timely and clear manner.  Attends internal fundraising events and serves as point person for volunteers.  Engages and coordinates wish ambassador families post-wish.  Assesses potential risks and liabilities of volunteer activities and volunteer behaviors and brings them to the attention of the Vice President of Program Services.  Ensures that volunteers are complying with policies and guidelines set forth by the national office or by the chapter.  Conducts background checks every three years and requests conflict of interest forms on an annual basis.  Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university.

Preferred:  Minimum two years project management, special events or volunteer management experience preferred.  Proficient in Raiser’s Edge by Blackbaud and data management preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:   Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:  administration@midsouth.wish.org.    (Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.)

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WEEKEND DIRECTOR (part-time)
Media Gateway / Little Rock

Summary:  The Media Gateway in Little Rock is looking for a part-time weekend director to direct two daily newscasts for one of our clients. Candidate must have previous directing experience that includes punching and calling a show simultaneously in a live news environment. The right candidate will supervise the weekend production crew and work with the show producer to ensure a technically clean show that meets our client’s standards.

To Apply, or for more information:  Email resume to Chris Schneider, Operations Manager cschneider@inn-news.net