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Current job postings:

First Security Bank:

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

First Security Bank offers career opportunities for professional and energetic

individuals who are interested in entering the field of banking. We offer a

competitive salary and benefits package.

Our Hot Springs Banking Center currently has an opening for

the position for Full Time Teller/CSR.

If your schedule allows you to work full time between the

hours of 7:45 a.m. – 6:15 p.m. Mon – Fri

9:00 a.m. 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays

Contact: Shanté Zornes at 501.324.8110

fsbank.com

 

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 Maverick Transportation:

Job Title: Corporate Recruiter

Location: North Little Rock, AR

Position Type: Full Time – Salary

Apply online at the Maverick Transportation website.

 GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Performs recruitment related functions for our Non-CDL positions to include internal and external recruitment/selection processes as it relates to employment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Performs recruitment activities for all locations by selecting, screening, interviewing, and evaluating candidates. Works with Hiring Manager to decide the best candidate to hire for the position.

2. Performs reference checks and verifies work history. Submits MVR and criminal background checks. Schedule pre-employment drug screens. Perform pre-hire testing of candidates technical skills when necessary.

3. Work with Hiring Manager to help determine compensation packages for potential new hires. Extend employment offers and coordinate start dates, orientation schedule and benefits presentation. Facilitate compensation negotiations and relocation packages when necessary.

4. Maintain employment section of company website by updating position status and retrieving online applications. Maintain job openings and resumes on external online job posting services.

5. Human Resources Record Keeping/Maintenance and New Hire Processing. Responsible for overseeing all new hire paperwork.

6. Perform outside recruiting activities, attend job fairs, network with schools, colleges, professional associations, organizations and networking groups.

7. Maintain proper employment records in compliance with laws. Maintain HRIS applicant tracking system (SmartSearch Online).

8. Conduct the E-Verify process to maintain compliance with the Department of Homeland Security’s requirements for employment authorization and eligibility.

9. Conduct Exit Interviews and analyze data to make recommendations as needed to management for improvement.

10. Establish, modify, document, and coordinate job documentation of areas managed.

11. Manage the posting of labor law posters and updated to ensure all locations are in compliance with state and federal law.

12. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

13. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending and participating in appropriate training.

14. Ensure company confidentiality.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Broad knowledge of such fields as accounting, marketing, business administration, finance, etc. Equivalent to a four year college degree, plus 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training, and 1 to 6 months related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

 

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

 

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 the TV and web. The ideal candidate is coachable, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment and has strong interpersonal skills. If you are motivated by an excellent product, great compensation, and working with a talented team of professionals, look no further.  We will provide the tools for powerful multi-platform marketing solutions that will create partnerships to retain and grow our existing and new client base – you provide sales ability, positive attitude, client focus, and desire to WIN!  If you want to work for the best, we want to hear from you today!

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/1007295/Account-Executive/

 

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ACCOUNT EXECTUTIVE / SALES

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  3145

 

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.

 

Description:  Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.  Establishes credible relationships with local business community.  Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.  Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.  Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.  Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.  Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.  Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.  Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Fluency in English.  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/3145

 

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ACCOUNT MANAGER / INSIDE SALES

Apollo Agency / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Apollo Agency is in need of an Account Manager, this is a full-time position with a base salary plus monthly performance incentives and bonus opportunities. The Account Manager’s role would be to identify prospects and sell the ProFinder USA product to home improvement companies by making outbound calls and sending proposals digitally. Inside sales experience is preferred, as well as sales experience in advertising, home improvement, or recruiting.  The Apollo Agency is a Performance Agency for the Home Improvement Industry, specializing in Cost Per Action Marketing Campaigns. Due to accelerated growth in the last year and the recent launch of our latest initiative: ProFinder USA, we are looking to expand our talented staff to accommodate the increase in the demand of our services. If you believe you’d be an asset to our company and want to be a part of rewarding work that drives real results, please apply right now. The Apollo Agency wants to speak with you as soon as possible.

 

Requirements:  Experience in development of proposals, strong analytical skills.  Experience processing performance analytics and creating actionable enhancements.  Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook.  Be able to work in fast paced, deadline driven environment.  Travel is not required, but may occasionally need to work late or on weekends.

 

Preferred:  Experience in inside sales preferred.  Sales experience in advertising, home improvement, or recruiting preferred.

 

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

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST III / LITTLE ROCK OFFICE

University Development

University of Arkansas / Little Rock

Position Number:  12043

Closing:  November 14

 

Summary:  The Administrative Specialist III is responsible for performing administrative tasks for the Director of Development by composing correspondence, preparing reports and materials, answering phones, and scheduling appointments. The job duties also include data entry and management of biographical and gift information through alumni and donor record tracking database. This position will include occasional travel to the University of Arkansas – Fayetteville campus as required. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Formal education equivalent of a high school diploma.  At least one year of specialized training in business management, business education, or a related field.  At least three years of experience in specialized or a related field applicable to work performed.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Written and oral skills as presented in application materials provided.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/17127

 

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ANCHOR / NEWS

KNWA

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Fayetteville

Job ID:  3205

 

Summary:   KNWA & FOX24 TV, an NBC and FOX affiliate duopoly, is looking for a main Anchor.  The right person will exude personality, intelligence and credibility both on and off camera. This is a high-profile job, with lots of multi-media exposure and community involvement across the thriving Northwest Arkansas metro.  Applicants should have three or more (3+) years of on-air anchoring experience, two (2) years of reporting experience, in-depth knowledge of online reporting, strong social media skills, a sense of urgency, solid news judgment, a positive attitude and a team-oriented nature.  A college degree is preferred, along with knowledge of Avid’s iNews system, Avid Newscutter & Media Central, social networking and community relations. Any producing experience is a major plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/3205

 

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ASSISTANT BANQUET EVENT MANAGER

Embassy Suites / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Supervise and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in preparing establishment’s facilities for banquets and conventions.

 

Description:  Assign duties and instructs workers in collection, assembly, and arrangement of articles for convention or banquet hall and conference rooms, such as furnishings, decorations, displays, microphones, and tableware.  Inspect facilities for completeness of arrangements and instructs personnel to correct errors.  Prepare daily work assignment rosters and maintains work performance records. Supervises others while determining or interpreting work procedures for a group of workers, assigning specific duties, maintaining harmonious relations among them and promoting efficiency. A variety of responsibilities is involved in this function.  May perform cleaning duties for banquets and conventions.  Knows and complies with all company policies and procedures pertaining to this position and its duties.  Assist in maximizing profits.  Reward employees who to meet or exceed customer expectations.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent.  Three years banquet operational experience with at least one year in a supervisory capacity; OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.hcareers.com/seeker/search/view?jobAdId=273825&type=partner&source=indeedorganic

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR / DIGITAL MARKETING & SOCIAL MEDIA

University of the Ozarks / Clarksville

 

Summary:  The Assistant Director of Digital Marketing and Social Media will participate in University’s projects to develop a digital strategy within each project including advertising, recruiting, publications and event promotion.

 

Description:  Create, design and develop materials to help promote events, activities, advertising, web creative and overall company initiatives. Lead the creation of new websites and web-based systems: website analytics, information architecture, content and usability.  Oversees the editing, updating, and placement of content on websites. Ensures that website content fulfills the needs of website users. Develops and maintains a comprehensive social media strategy that defines how social media marketing techniques will be applied to increase visibility and traffic across the university. Leads the development of organization-wide social media management standards, policies and rules of engagement for social media. Defines key performance indicators and implements enterprise level measurement, analytics, and reporting methods to gauge success. Provides consultation, training and web development services for university, academic and student service web projects.  Create electronic policies and guidelines that ensure all university projects meet institutional, federal and state compliance policies and guidelines to provide privacy, security and a positive experience for all of our audiences.

 

Requirements:  Strong communication skills – both written and oral.  Strong skills in organization, prioritization and time management.  Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines.  Thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and In-Design, WordPress and HTML preferred. Basic knowledge of Google AdWords and Google Analytics preferred.  Confident; Demonstrates the ability to take initiative, and can also take direction well. Solid research, proofreading, writing and editing skills. Experience with search engine optimization, search engine marketing, and social media.  Demonstrated understanding of how design, content and functionality must work together to achieve results.  Software/Product Experience Desired:  for usability: SurveyMonkey, Morae, Drupal, Qualtrics; for web and social media: WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Hootsuite, Instagram, Pinterest; for analytics: Google Analytics.

 

Preferred:  Degree in marketing/communications or business administration.  Understanding of web analytics including Google Analytics, Yelp and the ability to pull reports and drafts reports on a regular basis.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://dnn.ozarks.edu/Employment

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CONTINUING EDUCATION

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Little Rock

Position Number:  50045553

Closing:  October 31

 

Summary:  The Assistant Director of Continuing Education provides leadership for

the inter-professional education activities in the Office of Continuing Education. S/He is responsible for leading the education team and reporting to the Director to provide administrative direction for the purpose of goal setting and program development related to educational initiatives, conducting needs assessments to assess educational needs of healthcare professionals, designing and developing corrective educational curriculum to address the identified needs, and leading others to implement the curriculum. S/He works in conjunction with the Department Director to evaluate the overall educational program of the Continuing Education department.

 

Description:  Responsible for program development and goal setting for the education program in alignment with institutional goals for providing professional development for evidence-based clinical care, interprofessional collaborative care, quality education initiatives, patient/family centered care, performance improvement, and faculty development across the UAMS campus.  Provides leadership and support to the education team to develop and deliver educational programming including developing educational content, objectives, and evaluation for grant and contract deliverables.  Fosters collaborative relationships with UAMS and external educational partner’s to assess learning needs and develop new and existing programming.  Provides leadership to course directors and CE staff for best educational practices, ensuring that appropriate adult learning methodology is applied to provide effective, interprofessional learning activities.  Provides supervision and oversight to the education team ensuring the team meets deadlines for grant and contract deliverables. Identifies areas of improvement and develops procedures and/or provides training for staff to improve performance of individuals, the team and the overall continuing education program.  Provides formal and informal feedback to education team including but not limited to annual performance evaluations.  Actively seeks contract and grant funding by developing relationships with education partners and researching and writing education grants in support of education initiatives; including maintaining updated knowledge on IRB guidelines and UAMS grant procedures.  Participates as CE administrative staff at the direction of the  Director in program evaluation and accreditation activities as needed.  May perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in Public Health, Education, Communications or other related fields plus five (5) years in an education setting including two (2) years in program and curriculum development.

 

Preferred:  Working knowledge of adult learning theory, quality improvement education and methodology, grant writing and program development.  Experience with instructional design and development and instructional methodology preferably in a health-care setting.  Knowledge of medical terminology.  Proficient in MS Office.  Supervisory experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60031301

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

College of Engineering

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  8471

Closing:  November 9

 

Summary:  The Assistant Director of Development in the College of Engineering plays a major role in raising private gift support for the College of Engineering. This position is responsible for initiating and cultivating relationships with alumni and donor prospects that will lead to major gift solicitation and assists the Director of Development and External Relations in the management of fundraising efforts for the College of Engineering.

 

Description:  The Assistant Director serves as the unit liaison to the Office of Annual Giving in University Development and will meet quarterly with the Director of Annual Giving to review progress towards goals; review and revise student caller scripts and fact sheets; and coordinate email/mail/crowdsourcing campaigns as needed. This position also serves as the unit’s development liaison to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (RSSP) in conjunction with the Associate Dean for Research for all dual development and research related proposals.  This position reports directly to the Director of Development and External Relations in the College of Engineering.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.  At least one full-time year, professional experience in major gift fundraising or related experience.  Experience working with volunteers and advisory boards.  Willingness to travel on behalf of the College of Engineering and work irregular hours as needed.

 

Preferred:  Experience in a major giving campaign, preferably in higher education.  Familiarity with a university campus and a College of Engineering.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/17009

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS  (part-time)

Morris Youth Foundation / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Assist the Vice President of Communications in the creation and implementation of a strategic, multi-faceted communications program designed to build and strengthen the organization’s role and reputation as a leader and authoritative voice in its field. Devise program guidelines and policies, oversee implementation process, and provide quality control for communications programs, media activities and special events.

 

Description:  Assist the VP in the development of a strategic communications plan to support the organization’s mission, goals and objectives.  Build and foster collaborative relationships with other departments within the organization to stay informed and abreast of new initiatives, products and services.  Identify opportunities to support organizational initiatives and develop communications materials and programs to promote and publicize these activities.  Facilitate media training sessions.  Aid in the development, implementation and management of external communications efforts.  Build and foster long-term working relationships with various publics of importance including media, members of the community, public affairs offices and other organizations.  Oversee day-to-day operations of specific year-round communications programs.  Respond to media requests for information and facilitate media interviews with spokespeople, authors and others.  Review, research, and update the annual news media and public relations policies.  Oversee planning of all pre-annual meeting communications activities. Specific responsibilities include establishing production timetable, reviewing news materials, responding to media inquiries, overseeing distribution of materials to media before, during and after the meeting, encouraging media participation, promoting spokespeople, and arranging media interviews.  Oversee news planning process for the annual meeting including abstract preparation and management, and coordination and management of committee participation.  Coordinate communication with authors of selected abstracts, moderators and experts for news conferences and meet-the expert sessions.  Establish and oversee media registration and housing process.  Oversee all aspects of planning and coordinating logistics of annual meeting media functions including press conferences, media workroom, interview rooms, third party materials room and catering.  Oversee development of news releases, news materials, fact sheets and talking points for publicity of the organization’s programs.  Serve as editor for communications materials including news releases, news materials, online content, program announcements and the annual report.  Oversee coordination of special media events including hill briefings, writers seminars, press events, etc.  Establish monitoring criteria for news broadcasts and special events.  Manage video monitoring services vendor and acquisition of broadcast schedules, monitoring reports, transcripts, videotapes, dubs, etc.  Produce annual videotape of annual meeting news highlights and individual clip reels for key spokespeople.  Produce special video projects and oversee production of materials produced by outside vendors.  Oversee hiring and coordination of video crews as needed to cover various organization activities.  Create and manage public relations database, update records, train other department staff and utilize measurement/tracking.  Establish and oversee departmental system for maintaining and archiving press clippings.  Oversee daily transfer and production of electronic clips on the Intranet.  Manage press clippings for monthly summary reports.  Prepare monthly summary reports.  Respond to public requests for information from members, government agencies, businesses, advocacy groups and other associations.  Build relationships with professional counterparts in other professional organizations, advocacy organizations and other community organizations through organizational initiatives and jointly-sponsored communication campaigns and programs.  Coordinate the organization’s communications support of special activities.  Oversee production and distribution of annual meeting materials.  Manage and mentor department staff to integrate efforts on communications programs.  Investigate vendor communications services and manage vendor relationships.  Manage initial stage of hiring process of new department staff.  Support VP in developing and overseeing annual budget.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://themyf.applicantpro.com/jobs/419665-122500.html

 

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BRAND MANAGER

Stone Ward / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Brand managers are the “advocate” for the client’s brand within the agency. They provide essential business and marketing advice and should be seen as a part of the client’s internal marketing team. They are the “drivers” of producing agency revenue.  Responsible for driving long-term relationships between the agency and its clients. Provides strategic counsel to clients. Oversees and is ultimately responsible for all initiatives for assigned clients.

 

Description:   Serves as the client’s brand’s ally within the agency.  Oversees all activities for client’s initiatives in partnership with project manager.  Serves as agency leader across all disciplines to produce integrated programs for client’s brands.  Monitors revenue and identifies new revenue streams for assigned clients  Approves all monthly billing for assigned clients.  Keeps ClientTrac projections updated and informs director of any changes. Is responsible for meeting annual projections for assigned clients.  Provides strategic counsel/direction to internal team and clients.  Writes and kicks-off all project briefings with internal team.  Manages annual planning process for all assigned clients.  Maintain a thorough understanding of client’s business, category, competitive landscape and customer base in order to provide sound strategies to clients.  Writing and delivering conference reports after all client meetings.  Review execution of client work to make sure agency is delivering strategic solutions at every level.  Establish and maintain an overall proficiency in other agency disciplines including media, public relations, digital, etc.

 

Requirements:  College degree.  Works well with deadlines.  Relationship building skills.  Good presentation skills.  Self-starter with ability to work independently and collaboratively.  Ability to work well with multiple personality types.  Leadership and team-building skills – internally and externally.  Strong business acumen.  Ability to think on a strategic level.  Strong written and verbal communication skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.stoneward.com/content/careers-brand-manager

 

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CITY MANAGER

City of Arkadelphia / Arkadelphia

 

Summary:  The City of Arkadelphia, Arkansas is accepting applications for the position of City Manager.  Successful applicants should have a college degree or equivalent: Business or Public Administration major preferred but not required.  Applicants must have experience in a supervisory role, have strong management and decision-making skills, and strong communication skills both written and verbal.  The ability to read, draft and follow budgets is an absolute requirement.  Salary range is negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience. Offer and acceptance contingent upon passing a drug test and background checks.

 

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

 

Brenda Gills,

Acting City Manager

700 Clay St

Arkadelphia, AR 71923

bcgills@cityofarkadelphia.com

 

Application available at:  http://www.cityofarkadelphia.com/careers.html

 

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COMMODITY & REGULATORY AFFAIRS ASSISTANT

Arkansas Farm Bureau / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Responsible for compilation of information for, and preparation and distribution of daily commodity market report; financial and administrative responsibilities for commodity check-off programs and for administrative functions related to assigned Commodity Directors’ division responsibilities.

 

Requirements:  High school education or equivalent and 3 to 5 years of administrative clerical experience. Proficient PC skills in the use of various software packages. Typing skills of 50 WPM. Proficient written and oral communication skills. Interpersonal skills to work and relate with a variety of individuals. Ability to take direction and complete projects with minimal supervision. Flexibility to work offsite and after normal business hours.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.arfb.com/careers/default.aspx?id=37

 

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COMMUNICATIONS & WEB CONTENT COORDINATOR

Corporate Marketing

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield / Little Rock

Job Code:  039936

 

Summary:  The Communications and Web Content Coordinator serves as a managing editor of the enterprise’s external and internal websites and applications, ensuring that they serve as effective communication vehicles with our external and internal customers. In addition, the position is responsible for a variety of special projects, supporting and assisting with advertising, communications, publications, public relations and community integration activities of the division.

 

Description:  Responsibility for effectively managing the usability, content and design of the enterprise’s external websites.  Responsibility for helping to coordinate the usability, content and design of the enterprise’s mobile applications.  Taking a leadership role in guiding the strategic development of electronic communications with our customers.  Coordinating the development of our sites with the Customer Service Applications team and other technical support.  Assisting in the development and integration of e-commerce capabilities with the sales and marketing functions of the enterprise.  Assisting in the development and integration of member administrative functionalities to support customer service.  Serving as contributing writer to the monthly publication, Blueprint, and quarterly publications, Blue & You and Agent Update, as needed.  Responsible for special project coordination, as assigned.  Responsible for special writing and design assignments in support of other enterprise affiliates and divisions.  Advertising coordination support as directed by the Vice President.   Support of other division advertising, communications and public relations activities, as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, advertising, graphic design or a related field and at least seven years of experience in one of these fields, or in the absence of a bachelor’s degree in at least one of these fields, at least 10 years of experience in one of these fields.  At least two years of experience in Web content management and the use of Internet technology in effective communications.  Working knowledge related to digital marketing, website tracking and analytics, and website content and design.  Training in desktop publishing with emphasis on major software programs used in word processing and publication design, with working knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel software.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://www.arkansasbluecross.com/about/PosDesc.aspx?RequisitionID=10390

 

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Little Rock

Position Number:  50046346

Closing:  November 7

 

Summary:  The Communication Specialist will serve as the Communications Specialist for the College of Public Health (COPH). The occupant of the position will be based in the UAMS Office of Marketing and Communications, will also report to the COPH Dean and will be housed in space provided within the COPH. The occupant will be responsible for developing and implementing a communications plan for the COPH, and for serving as co-director of the Communications Unit of the Arkansas Prevention Research Center (ARPRC). The Communications Specialist will create a monthly newsletter for the COPH, a semiannual newsletter for alumni, a brief annual report for the College and develop web-site and social media material. The Communications Specialist will also develop articles and press releases jointly with the UAMS Marketing and Communications office and will serve on the UAMS Internal Affairs Communications Committee.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree plus 5 years’ total experience in the field of

journalism/communications. 2 years’ writing experience in the healthcare industry.

 

Preferred:  Experience in social media communications, marketing or public health practice preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60031449

 

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COMMUNITY MANAGER

Stone Ward / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Stone Ward Community Manager lives and breathes social media (in a non-literal kind of way) and uses that passion and devotion to help create strategic solutions to our clients’ problems and tasks within the ever-changing digital and social space.

 

Description:  Develop and execute social media strategies for clients across any given social media platform such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and SnapChat.  Create, edit and post videos for social media content on channels such as Instagram, Vine, YouTube and Vimeo.  Craft strategic and creative content and copy for clients across various social channels.  Develop, manage, listen and monitor conversations for clients across various social channels.  Manage day-to-day activity of social media profiles, which includes customer service representation, brand advocacy and community outreach and reputation management.  Collaborate with various Stone Ward departments to ensure all social media initiatives are integrated in clients’ overall marketing plan.  Monitor and measure the impact and effectiveness of campaigns in order to track ROI.  Work with Media Planners/Buyers to craft strategic paid social posts and ads.  Build comprehensive, easy-to-view reports for each social media channel and provide to Search & Analytics Specialist to combine and review with overall reporting dashboard.  Stay in the know on new platforms within the social media realm and aggressively look for new ways to distribute client’s content through social media platforms.

 

Requirements:   BS in Marketing, Public Relations, Advertising or equivalent. Two or more (2+) years of online social media experience and/or a demonstrated knowledge of all relevant channels, tools, etc. Proficient experience with and understanding of social media channels for business. (Basically, you know each of these networks like the back of your hand.)  Strong verbal, written, proofing and creative skills required.  Ability to switch tasks quickly, often and in an organized manner.  Excellence in Excel is a must.  Comprehensive knowledge of other Microsoft Word Products such as Word and PowerPoint.  Ability to cope and adjust with change. It happens every day in this industry.  Social media never stops, willingness to work outside the standard 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Natural ability to be social, both personally and professionally. This is a big part of building and maintaining relationships.  Experience and familiarity of public relations, marketing, sales, and understanding of SEO.  Both leadership and team-player qualities are necessary to the organization of Stone Ward.  Willingness to always be a student.

 

Preferred:  Bonus Points – Familiarity with video editing and management software/apps like iMovie, QuickTime and/or Final Cut Pro X.  Familiarity with creative software/apps like Photoshop, InDesign and/or SnagIt.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.stoneward.com/content/careers-community-manager

 

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COORDIANTOR OF ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT

Arkansas Tech University / Russellville

Closing:  November 7

 

Summary:  The Coordinator of Alumni Engagement is primarily responsible for building and strengthening alumni engagement that directly supports University priorities and other initiatives. This will be accomplished by building and supporting a volunteer network, planning and implementing engagement opportunities that foster lifelong mutually enriching connections, and creating an inclusive community among alumni and friends of the Arkansas Tech University. The Coordinator of Alumni Engagement reports to the Director of Alumni Relations. This position is full-time equivalent with evening and weekend requirements.

 

Description:  Maintain the Alumni and Development websites, the online alumni community website, and on campus media outlets with up-to-date information. Help design e-mail invitations, other e-communications and create and maintain online event registration sites. Manage and enhance alumni-related social networking sites by developing a comprehensive social-media communication plan. Stay updated with all technology and currently used web based and content management systems. Run and provide reports for the Alumni Office. Write and manage content for alumni communications that includes electronic communications and mass emails; web content; print brochures, invitations, and letters; for distribution to alumni and friends, in collaboration with University Relations. Provide support to the publication of the Tech Action. Assess new programs being offered for implementation that will benefit the mission of the Advancement Division and support the University. Collaborate with the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations on alumni surveys and projects. Work with the Development Office in identifying alumni and friends who can support the vision, mission, and advancement of the University. Support the strategic plan of the University. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization. Ability to work nights and weekends and limited travel, as required. Familiar with Microsoft Office and have a high level of comfort with technology. Demonstrated experience in working with databases, websites, and social media. Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

Preferred:  Experience with iModules platform. Experience with Banner interface. Experience with Adobe Suite and/or graphic design. Familiarity with HTML language and/or CSS. Prior event planning and/or volunteer management experience preferred. Prior alumni relations experience is a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=111

 

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COPYWRITER

Design Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The copywriter will serve as a primary in-house specialist for all written materials that convey clients’ messaging. This individual will work collaboratively within the organization to identify, research, write, and edit copy for various forms of communication, print, and related marketing materials. The ideal candidate will understand branding and how to build a brand’s foundation in order to carry that messaging through all of our communications, whether for print ads, social media strategies, or copy for web pages. This individual should possess prior marketing and advertising experience.  Candidate must also possess strong communication skills with the ability to express ideas concisely, and clearly, both orally and in writing as well as the ability to integrate brand voice and personality into all communication.  Candidate must also develop copy that informs, captivates, and persuades for all manner of marketing deliverables, including brochures, fact sheets, flyers, direct mail, as well as landing pages, video scripts, print ads, social media, etc.

 

To Apply, or for more information: Send resume and a minimum of three writing/creative samples to:

 

Shan Johnson, Office Manager

shan@designgroupmarketing.com

 

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COPYWRITER

Stone Ward / Little Rock

 

Summary:  We’re looking for fresh new talent for a growing writing job here in our Little Rock office. The perfect candidate for the job will bring a love of writing for advertising – past, present and future. You will comfortably write for the digital spaces, confidently explore the social landscape, and script persuasive storytelling across all media. And, you will know how to write a great print ad.  Most importantly: you will contribute to the team in new and unexpected ways every day.  Duties include:  blog and editorial writing; digital advertising; traditional advertising; social media; conceptual development; and transmedia storytelling.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.stoneward.com/content/careers-copywriter

 

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DEVELOPMENT & EXTERNAL RELATIONS OFFICER

College of Engineering

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  10066

Closing:  November 9

 

Summary:  The Development & External Relations Officer in the College of Engineering plays a major role in raising and acknowledging private gift support for the College of Engineering. In this role, the External Relations Officer is responsible for stewarding and cultivating relationships with alumni and donors, in conjunction with the Director of Development and External Relations and Major Gifts Officer in the management of stewardship efforts for the College of Engineering.

 

Description:  This position will assist the Director of Development and Associate Director of Development in all College of Engineering stewardship and cultivation activities, from written communications to special events; work with the Director of Student Placement and Employer Relations on developing and maintaining relationships through the Corporate Sponsorship Program; and serve as the development team representative for all development activities related to the Early Career Advisory Council and Corporate Sponsorship Program, to include managing the donor cycle for those individuals and companies.  The External Relations Officer schedules and supports travel appointments, including arranging hotels, flights, and car rentals, and manages follow up as needed for the Director of Development and Major Gifts Officer; has a willingness to travel on behalf of the College of Engineering and work irregular hours as needed; and performs administrative duties as assigned and adhere to University Development policies and procedures.  This position reports directly to the Director of Development and External Relations in the College of Engineering.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least one year of experience in event planning, public relations, marketing, or a related area.  At least one year of experience working with volunteers and advisory boards.  Willingness to travel on behalf of the College of Engineering and work irregular hours as needed.

 

Preferred:  Previous, successful experience in a major giving campaign, preferably in higher education.  Familiarity with a university campus goals and a College of Engineering.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/17008

 

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DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Blackbird Academy of Arts, Inc. / Conway

 

Summary:  Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director (ED), the Development Director will oversee development efforts as Blackbird Academy of Arts continues to grow. A new position to the organization, the Development Director will have the opportunity to assist the building of development procedures and programs.  Blackbird is a non-profit arts organization designed to provide quality, accessible arts education and opportunities to the Central Arkansas area. We provide classes in pre-professional dance, music, creative writing, visual arts, theatre, sewing, and filmmaking for ages three to Adult. We are currently starting our 7th year of operation and serve approximately 400 students annually through our educational programming and thousands more through over a dozen arts event each year.

 

Description:  Build and execute a development plan.  Oversee and grow annual, planned, and major gifts, as well as event sponsorships.  Develop and track proposals and reports for foundation and corporate fundraising.  Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors.  Assist with the development of programs.  Oversee and grow donor pipeline.  Work closely with the Executive, Artistic, and Operations Directors in a team atmosphere.

 

Requirements:  Appreciation for the arts.  Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, or nonprofit leadership, OR significant experience in sales or development preferred.  Two or more years experience in development or sales preferred.  Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills. Ability to work efficiently in a fast pace environment.  Comfortable working in a diverse environment.

 

To Apply, or for more information: Submit resume and/or inquiries to:

 

Jennie Strange, Executive Director

jennie@blackbirdacademy.org

 

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DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

SVI Foundation

St. Vincent Infirmary

Catholic Health Initiatives / Little Rock

Req. Number:  2016-R0068022

 

Summary:  The position is responsible for managing and overseeing annual campaigns including the co-worker campaign at all campuses.  This position is responsible for securing grants to support our ministry outreach programs and our strategic initiatives.  This includes identifying granting agencies and foundations, preparing and writing grants, coordinating efforts with key stakeholders and submitting follow up reports with grantors.  This position is also responsible for donor communications including writing a quarterly newsletter, drafting all donor correspondence and gift acknowledgements and is also responsible for coordinating all internal communications related to the work of the Foundation.  This position serves as the project manager for our annual golf tournament and oversees our scholarship program and award ceremony.

 

Description:  Manages annual campaigns to meet annual objectives and increase co-worker and community support for our ministry.  Collaborates with Foundation team and leadership to develop innovative campaigns that are engaging and effectively tell our story and encourage participation.  Develops reporting mechanisms to track performance and report campaign effectiveness.  Communicates results to leadership and constituents.  Secures grants to support the CHI St. Vincent ministry and manage the grant database to ensure grant proposals are identified, written and submitted on time.  Works directly with leadership to prepare the grant proposal and gather all required documents.  Manage donor communications including writing a quarterly newsletter, drafting all donor letters, social media and other communications.  Oversees internal communications and works closely with marketing to promote the work of the Foundation and increase internal awareness and support among co-workers, physicians, volunteers and leadership.  Project manager for annual golf tournament and other events as assigned.  Coordinates and facilitates related meetings, team solicitation, sponsorship communications and event logistics.  Oversees the annual Foundation scholarship awards ceremonies at multiple campuses. Creates communication and announcements related to available scholarships, works directly with nurse leadership to develop application documentation and process, reviews all applications and oversees the selection process.  Is responsible for notifying all applicants and coordinating the ceremonies. Works directly with marketing to create all related ceremony brochures and donor communications related to the scholarship programs.  Assists in maintaining donor database to reflect accurate contact information, pledges, payments, etc. Serves as a back up to process confidential donor information and maintains accurate donor records and works with all relevant parties in finance and corporate offices. Assists in development of highly confidential documents and processes that require a high level of discretion. Disseminates information accurately and distributes to appropriate recipients.  Provides support of events, including logistics and creation of tracking checklists. Involved in booking venues, catering, AV production and other details to ensure experience that exceeds customer expectations. Understands and provides oversight of online registration system, manages accurate guest lists, and coaches volunteers on best practices and standards.

 

Requirements:  Associates degree or equivalent experience. Minimum of 10 years administrative or business experience.  Advanced understanding of financials, account coding and processing, report generation, and proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint.)

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree.  Proficiency in grant writing and event management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV11 has an opportunity for an enthusiastic, creative individual with strong journalistic skills to fill its Digital Content Manager position. Primary responsibilities include working with all members of the newsroom, while managing a team of digital producers, to create high-quality content for THV11’s digital properties and social media channels.  This position is a newsroom management position.

 

Description:  Work effectively with minimal oversight from management to communicate goals and assignments to digital team.   Assume leadership role in the newsroom.  Exercise discretion, judgment, and solid journalistic/ethical decision making. This includes selecting, creating, and producing content that is compelling, clear, relevant, accurate, fair, and creative.  Work well with producers and reporters to ensure cross-promotion of broadcast, digital, and social media content.  Create compelling content for social media sites, which will increase engagement and drive traffic to THV11 platforms.  Educate the content and marketing team on digital developments and trends.  Work with staff to produce well-developed stories with rich content – such as video, extended interviews, and photo galleries.   Develop and implement creative strategies to grow audience and interaction across all THV11 digital platforms, including social media.  Collaborate with the promotions and sales team to maximize digital strategy goals.  Coach and encourage staff to write and produce effective teases and promos for digital content.  Recruit, hire, and help develop staff members as warranted.  Understand, analyze, and communicate digital analytics to help choose content and drive audience growth.  Adhere to all professional broadcast journalism standards in regard to legal and ethical issues.

 

Requirements:  Degree in broadcast journalism or related field is required and at least two to three (2-3) years of experience is preferred.  Experience with digital publishing and video editing systems are required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Digital-Content-Manager/J3K4GJ6GRFT35ZWK2J7/

 

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DIGITAL MEDIA DESIGNER

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art / Bentonville

 

Summary:  Position is responsible for supporting digital media projects through: planning and development, design and user experience optimization, strategy and SEO for digital communications materials for Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Such materials may include but are not limited to the Museum’s website, exhibition microsites, web banners, and other marketing support sites, in-gallery kiosks and displays, digital signage and calendars, enewsletters, and other electronic communications vehicles.

 

Description:  Work in collaboration with digital media team to strategize, plan and develop digital communications.  Manage digital media projects from initiation to delivery.  Concept, design and test effective and engaging digital experiences across multiple platforms for Crystal Bridges digital communication needs.  Organize information architecture and site navigation.  Develop wire frames, mock ups and prototypes.  Adhere to the brand standards of the organization and the creative direction set by Creative Services Manager and Digital Media Manager.  Design digital mockups and prototypes for various digital communications projects.  Develop responsive/adaptive designs based on screen size, platform, and orientation.  Engage in website and enewsletter testing across browsers, screen sizes, platforms, and orientation.  Remain current with web design standards, best practices, emerging technology, and industry trends.  Design, manage, and execute electronic communications vehicles.  Collaborate with stakeholders to review and revise plans for digital communications.  Maintain Museum SEO and Analytics goals.  Analyze and report numbers for stakeholders.  Work with data and metrics to create data driven decisions and designs.  Coordinate project proofing to identify errors prior to publishing.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Associate’s degree in web, graphic design or related field.  Experience in publication design, typography and computer-based illustration skills.  Experience in mobile design is a plus. Experience in font-end development for CMS platforms such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla and SiteCore.  Comfortable working closely with graphic design and web development team members.  Ability to follow changing industry-wide SEO best practices.  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under a tight deadline.  Ability to work with third party web developers and software vendors.  Excellent knowledge of design principles, web standards, responsive web design and usability.  Ability to receive critical feedback on work and make necessary adjustments.  Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.  Familiarity with version tracking and project management software.  Ability to scope and specify project requirements.

 

Preferred:  Two (2) years work experience or training in web design, preferred. Work as part of a creative team preferred.  Experience and/or training in at least two of the following areas: communications, web design, business management, education, arts-related field.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://crystalbridges.org/careers-internships/job-descriptions/?gnk=job&gni=8a78824756203f9b0156277f9b930d25

 

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DIRECTOR OF DONOR RELATIONS & SPECIAL EVENTS

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  7874

Closing:  November 9

 

Summary:  The Director of Donor Relations and Special Events is responsible for the overall planning, management, and coordination of special events for Advancement and the Chancellor’s office, designed to increase awareness and support of the University. This position will assist in the building and strengthening of relationships with alumni, friends, and donors; and interfaces well with all departments representing the University in a highly professional manner. The Director maintains the University’s reputation for integrity, responsibility, caring, and prudent management of special events.

 

Description:  This position creates, implements, manages, and assesses a comprehensive donor relations plan to assist the Development unit reach its strategic fundraising goals; ensures donors are acknowledged and recognized to strengthen their financial support for the University; is responsible for the review and control of all gift acknowledgments, including receipts, thank you letters, pledge statements, and endowment reports; and works closely with Development staff to report to donors on the use of gifts, to arrange meetings between donors and beneficiaries, if appropriate, and to help celebrate gifts.  This position will manage Campaign Arkansas events for the Chancellor and Vice Chancellor when assigned; manage special events and activities involving the Chancellor and/or the Chancellor’s spouse; oversee use of Fowler House and Fowler Garden and Conservatory; and oversee private endowments and scholarships. This position will coordinate job activities and manage five full-time staff personnel.  The Director will serve on Advancement Leadership Committee and Campaign Arkansas Planning Committee; help establish the budget for the department every fiscal year; and will report to the Vice Chancellor for Advancement.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institute of higher education.  At least three years of job related experience in general area of donor relations, fund raising, public affairs, research, and proposals.  At least three years of job experience in overseeing special events.  At least three years of direct supervisor experience.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least five years of job related experience in general area of donor relations, fund raising, public affairs, research, and proposals.  At least five years of job experience in overseeing special events.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/17031

 

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DIRECTOR OF EDITING, DESIGN & PRODUCTION

University of Arkansas Press

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  6792

Closing:  November 1

 

Summary:  The University of Arkansas Press was founded in 1980 as the book publishing division of the University of Arkansas. A member of the Association of American University Presses, it has as its central and continuing mission the publication of books that serve both the broader academic community and Arkansas and the region.

 

Description:  Reporting to the Director of the press, the Director of Editing, Design, and Production (EDP) at the University of Arkansas Press heads up a group of expert copy editors and professional designers that creates approximately two dozen books annually—from scholarly works in the humanities and social sciences to illustrated trade titles, reference volumes, and books of poetry—and makes of their content salable, reliable, useful, and beautiful. This position serves as the managing editor of the press (overseeing copyediting, proofreading, file preparation, record keeping), as well as the production manager (supervising interior and cover design, art preparation, electronic publication and distribution, archiving). As a member of the senior management team, the Director works closely with the director and heads of the acquisitions, marketing, and business departments to develop long-term strategies that improve the press from within and contribute to its regional and national reputation as an elite publisher of scholarly and trade titles. Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job function of this job, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least five years of experience in scholarly, professional, or trade publishing.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  At least seven years of editorial experience in scholarly, professional, or trade publishing.  Experience as an EDP Manager or as a Production Manager preferred.  Managerial experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/16886

 

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DIRECTOR OF THE BOWEN-NATIONAL CENTER FOR THE STATE COURTS COLLABORATION

Bowen School of Law

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) / Little Rock

Position Number:  R97065

Closing:  October 31

 

Summary:  The Director of The Bowen-National Center for the State Courts Collaboration will serve as a non-faculty professional position acting as the point person and primary project manager for a collaborative agreement between the National Center for State Courts (“National Center”) and the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law. Accordingly, the responsibilities involve managing and conducting multiple research and service projects (potentially involving law school faculty and students) related to court improvement, court systems, and training of trial-level and appellate-level judges. The position therefore involves significant interaction, co-management and effective communication with the National Center for State Courts and other entities providing research and training programs for the court system. The position will require recruiting and working with faculty and students on projects, and authoring reports, training materials, and publishable works in service of the goals of the law school and the National Center. Finally, the person hired for this position will develop grant and contract proposals and manage resources and people to accomplish grant and contract objectives. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Conduct and manage research and training projects relating to the court system and court improvement.  Coordinate with the National Center for State Courts and effectively liaison with the National Center and other entities providing research for and support to state, federal, and international court systems.  Work with and recruit students and faculty to accomplish court research and training projects.  Draft reports, training materials, and other publishable work to share results of National Center and other projects in accordance with contract expectations.  Develop and submit grant and contract proposals.  Manage grant and contract budgets.  Maintain accurate records.  Organize events and programs.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s and Juris Doctor Degrees with at least eight years of experience in the state court system as a judge or senior court administrator. Experience in managing people and with program development.

 

Preferred:  Experience in higher education or adult education.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5468

 

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EDITOR

Hewlett Packard Enterprise / Little Rock

Req. Number:  1584974

 

Summary:  Update policy manuals. QA internal and external correspondence and newsletters.  QA final electronic copy of manual update.  Edit/create Provider Rep materials (invitations, agendas, PowerPoint presentations, educational handouts.)  Write/edit Medical Assistance Provider Incentive Repository (MAPIR) User Guides.  Edit/maintain website (as backup.)  Research policy-specific issues. Special projects as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Typically a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or 5-10 years related experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hpe.com/little-rock/engineering-services/jobid10502996-editor-jobs

 

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EMPLOYEE RELATIONS SPECIALIST

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Are you looking for more purpose in your work? As an HR representative at Goodwill Industries of AR, you support a passionate staff with a mission to change lives of Arkansans through education, training, and employment. Grow your own career while helping others grow theirs!  Human Resources Generalist/Employee Relations performs a wide range of human resource-related duties with the primary responsibility of responding to employee relations concerns, guiding managers with employee issues and coordinating Unemployment issues for Goodwill. Acts as liaison between employee and management to answer questions or concerns regarding company policies, practices and regulations.

 

Description:  Investigates employee relations issues including corrective action and career counseling.  Counsels employees as needed, documents concerns.  Makes recommendations for corrective action and proper documentation by managers to support actions taken.  Regularly visits Goodwill locations to meet employees and respond to any concerns.  Advises, counsels, and trains managers on all aspects of performance management including coaching, delivery of feedback, and development of performance appraisals.  Provides support to managers on progressive counseling and disciplinary techniques.  Culture and Values – Serves as trainer and advisor to management and employees on ICARE Values and ACE Culture.  Works with the Leadership Team to ensure that the culture of the organization is embodied throughout the organization through training and coaching.  Responds to DWS unemployment claims as directed; research files and prepare documents for unemployment responses and appeals; represent Goodwill in appeal hearings.  Respond to DWS wage verification requests.  Provide oversight and backup for communicating with the workers compensation representative to assure they are receiving paperwork on time and to inquire if there are other problems that should be addressed.  Writes and updates job descriptions as needed in support of the organization.  Works with department managers to ensure that Job Descriptions are developed effectively.  Utilizes compensation software and database to update, maintain job descriptions and perform job analysis.  Workers Compensation: Provide oversight and back up regarding Goodwill’s investigations and reporting of related employee injuries. Ensure proper care and return to work expectations are met.  Ensures the highest level of confidentiality relating to all information within the Human Resources Department.  Ensures legislative compliance in areas such as I-9’s, required legislative postings, and wage and hour; trains managers to ensure compliance.

 

Requirements:  Human Resources related Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years’ position experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  PHR/SHRM-CP or SPHR/SHRM-SCP preferred.  Advanced experience with Human Resources Information Systems.  Intermediate experience with MS Office products.  Ability to read, analyze, and understand general business/company related articles and professional journals; Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.  Must be able to work independently.  Comfortable and capable of handling multi-site responsibilities.  Solid employment/employee relations skills/abilities.  Handles multiple projects, shifting priorities and deadline pressures effectively.  Must have good knowledge of laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to Human Resources management.  Strong problem solving and analytical skills.  Valid Driver’s License.  Spanish bilingual skills are a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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EVENT COORDINATOR

Fox & Houng / North Little Rock
Req. Number:  789802

 

Summary:  The Event Coordinator responsibilities include but are not limited to: build and manage event sales through outside cold calling; generate, plan, organize and coordinate events to increase revenue in food and beverage; communicate event details with the management team; work with the General Manager to ensure maximum event sales; maintain relationships with current clients and develop new client relationships; and must attend community events to meet potential new clients. Other duties may be assigned by the General Manager as needed.  The Event Coordinator must have an energetic personality and professional appearance. We seek a well-organized individual who can work in a fast-paced environment and is a self-starter who also has the ability to work in a team environment. A qualified applicant would possess excellent written and oral communication skills along with a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.jobappnetwork.com/apply/c_fox/l_en/Event-Coordinator-Fox-and-Hound–Baileys-job-North-Little-Rock-AR-US-789802.html?src=indeed&dt=1016#s

 

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EVENTS & COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

Sunshine School & Development Center / Rogers

 

Summary:  The Events & Communication Coordinator provides professional support for the agency’s development and communication strategies. The Events & Communication Coordination will take the lead responsibility for special events and the day-to-day operations of external communications. As part of the development team, everyone is responsible for meeting annual campaign and department goals.

 

Description:  Events – Manage all aspects of the two major special events (Art Show, Gala) and play a primary role in all other events. Main responsibilites include:  Recruit a committee for each event.  Within overarching goals, determine event format, talking point, and logistics for the event.  With the Director of Development, secure sponsorships and communicate with sponsors regarding event specifics.  Assist with negotiations for space contracts and book event space, arrange food and beverage, order supplies and audiovisual equipment, identify event sign needs and ensure appropriate decor to meet quality expectations.  Propose new ideas to improve event planning and implantation process.  Serve as liasion with vendors on event-related matters.  Assist with managing on site productionand clean-up for events as necessary.  Prepare materials as necessary for volunteers, attendees, donors, etc. (i.e. seating cards, registration lists, auction materials.)  Assist with preparing budgets and provide periodic progress to Director of Development and CEO for each event project.  Keep track of event finances including check requests, invoicing, and reporting.  Prepare and modify event contracts as requested.  Supervise all tasks to completetion.  Communications – Working with agency staff, plan story ideas, coordinate video and photo shoots and create vibrant, exciting print and electronic media.  Seek opportunities for public speaking and other communtiy presentations and coordinate the opportunities.  Maintain flyers, fact sheets, brochures, and other materials for distribution.  Write and distribute press releases and photo opportunites to area media when appropriate.  Manage all aspects of media for all Sunshine School & Development Center events.  Coordinate and execute two to four printed newsletters and twelve e-news publications.  Oversee and coordinate a comprehensive social media plan, to include the agency website, Facebook, Linked In, Twitter, blogs and other revelant and current avenues.  Attend networking events to educate the community about agency programs and services.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s or higher Degree in communications, marketing or related field.  High energy and passion for the mission of the Sunshine School & Development Center.  Minimum of two to three years experience in development and communications field.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Strong Organizational and time management skills.  Must have proven project management skills.

 

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

 

Jessica Minton, Director of Development

jessica.minton@nwasunshineschool.org

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT I

Radiation Oncology Administration – College of Medicine

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Little Rock

Position Number:  50065181

Closing:  November 7

 

Summary:  The Executive Assistant I is the assistant to the Department Chairman

and Department Administrator.

 

Description:  Assist the chairman in the organization and maintenance of administrative, research and educational materials.  Assist the chairman in preparing for meetings, events, budget hearings, etc. by gathering information and preparing reports and other tasks as requested by the chairman.  Maintain chairman’s administrative calendar and coordinate with the clinical ARIA calendar when applicable. Includes scheduling of meetings and conferences. Includes complex scheduling arrangements involving multiple parties.  Facilitates communication with the faculty.  Coordinate monthly faculty meetings and other meetings as required including maintaining agenda items, finalizing agenda, scheduling outside presenters, preparing handouts, taking and disseminating meeting minutes, and tracking action items including participant follow-up as needed. Assist the Chairman and Administrator with various visual and written materials such as preparing position postings and job advertisements, correspondence, reports, internal policies, electronic presentations, grant submissions, clinical protocols, etc. May include writing, proofreading, editing and formatting documents.  Research and compile complex and detailed information from various sources for problem resolution/other purposes. Develop and maintain systems for the maintenance of data/information.  Research and manage special projects and events as assigned by the Chairman. Maintain tracking of projects, assignments, and due dates.  FacFacts – update data to keep Chairman’s information up-to-date or assist Chairman with updates. Must be maintained at all times.  Responsible for Chairman and Administrator purchasing as it relates to membership and licensure renewals and similar type expenses. Responsible for ensuring that vendors are paid and reimbursements are received in a timely manner.  Responsible for Chairman and Administrator travel including international travel arrangements by making any travel arrangements as requested, processing travel authorizations, processing travel reimbursements in a timely manner, and following up on all reimbursements to assist in moving them through the UAMS system.  Responsible for maintaining the required information for any travel expenses applied to the BTA travel account. This includes starting the trip in SAP and forwarding the materials required for the BTA reconciliation as soon as expenses are charged to the BTA. The individual responsible for reconciling the BTA should always already have what the need to reconcile at the time the statement becomes available.  Assist Chairman with renewal of annual Arkansas medical license, DEA applications, memberships, etc. Same for Administrator as applicable.  Track Chairman’s education fund account by deducting appropriate expenses (i.e. membership dues, book purchases; travel to annual meetings) as the expenses are incurred and estimating known expenses prior to their occurring. Use internal order for Chairman EFunds expenses to facilitate this process.  Answers and triages telephone calls and email.  Other duties may be required.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree plus three years experience in administrative support required;  OR, high school diploma plus seven years experience in administrative support required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60031132

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT II

Northwest Arkansas Campus

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Fayetteville

Position Number:  50065511

Closing:  November 10

 

Summary:  The Executive Assistant II provides administrative support to the Area

Director of Northwest Regional Programs, the Director of Finance, and a variety of administrators including, departmental operations and department faculty. The Executive Assistant II reports directly to the Department Chair.

 

Description:  Greet and direct visitors to the administrative offices.  Manage several calendars; arrange meetings and conferences; order catering for a variety of meetings.  Make travel arrangements, process travel forms and work with the travel processor to reconcile the BTA account every month.  Work with the Area Director of NW Regional Programs to gather information and write the center highlights for the annual report required by our Central Regional Program; schedule meetings and appointments; handle correspondence and manage calendar.  Work with residency coordinator on scheduling orthopedic clinic schedules and scheduling interviews for residency applicants.  Schedule, coordinate, and attend quarterly NW Regional Programs Advisory Board meetings, gathering printed material for meetings and making sure copies are made to distribute at the meeting. Take, transcribe, and distribute meeting minutes. Maintain lists of Board members and communicate with Board members about meetings.  Assist the area director with faculty appointment letters.  Schedule, coordinator and attend monthly Governance Committee meetings.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in business, education, or other field plus three years of administrative support experience, preferably at the executive level;  OR, high school diploma/GED plus 7 years of administrative support experience, preferably at the executive level. Must be proficient in MS Office products.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60031484

 

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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION CLERK

Little Rock School District / Little Rock

Posting Number:  003957

Closing:  November 4

 

Summary:  Provide clerical assistance in preparing documents for public release in response to Freedom of Information (FOIA) requests. Track down formal discovery requested documents and prepare for delivery. Assist in the management of FOIA records.

 

Description:  Assist in response to FOIA requests, which includes reviewing records/FOIA requests, conducting redaction of records, preparing document in accordance with Arkansas FOIA, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and adhere to response times, as required, by FOIA. If delays in response beyond required timeframes occur or are anticipated, it shall be reported immediately.  Maintain database which will contain all FOIA requests, Privacy Act requests and FOIA appeals, create a new database entry for each new request, appeal and update each entry as needed throughout the life of the request/appeal, and date stamp new requests received by mail.  Maintain paper and electronic files of all requests.  Provide assistance with data entry for FOIA webpage as needed.  Maintain the highest level of confidentiality and the willingness to trained on all software programs to perform assigned job more effectively, including but not limited to redaction software. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Minimum of 60 college hours required.  Evidence of strong oral and written communication skills, as well as strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.  Experience using, with proficiency, Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, and some knowledge of Adobe.  Willingness to be trained in relation to FIOA processing guidelines and work a flex schedule.  Knowledge and/or experience preferred in the following areas: FOIA, LRSD policies/procedures, and knowledge of legal interpretations of the FOIA as it affects exemptions and release of documents.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://hr.lrsd.org/winocular/jobs/Jobpost.exe

 

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GRAPHIC ARTIST / ART DIRECTOR

Signal Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Signal Media has an opening for a talented artist who is technically proficient and has a fundamental understanding of visual communication, design, color, and composition. Must be capable of utilizing a variety of electronic tools and techniques to create original art work for the company and its web sites including, but not limited to, promotional pieces, billboards, mailers, advertisements and newsletters. Applicant must have management abilities to oversee the design and execution of advertising campaigns which may include billboards, TV, radio and/or print. To perform this job successfully, applicant must have a strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite on the Apple platform. Applicant must have the ability to create original artwork with the visual style, design and layout that is appropriate for a variety of projects, concepts and goals. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Portfolio should demonstrate the above skills and include some samples of posters and other publicity, catalog, magazine or book layout and design, logo development and design, creative use of images and photographs, creative use of color, advertisements, and web site banners, artwork and design.

 

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

 

Signal Media of Arkansas, Inc.

Attn: Linda Collar

2400 Cottondale Lane

Little Rock, AR 72202

linda@signalmedia.com

 

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HEAD OF COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art / Bentonville

 

Summary:  The Head of Collections Management develops and implements the Museum’s Strategic Plan and Collections Management Policy as they relate to the acquisition, documentation, management and access of artwork owned, borrowed, and exhibited by the Museum, in collaboration with the Curatorial and Exhibitions departments.  Responsible for the oversight of Collections Management (Registration and Preparation), this position ensures continuity of collections care and implements the highest stewardship standards for the Museum’s collections and exhibitions.  The ideal candidate is a creative problem-solver, flexible, steady, a collaborative team member, and efficient with resources and project management.  Experience in all areas of collection and exhibition management is essential, as are strong leadership skills.

 

Description:  The Head of Collection Management’s primary responsibility is to oversee all registration and preparatory operations for the Museum’s permanent collection and an active and varied program of special exhibitions. This position will supervise, develop and mentor staff in the Collections Management department on a day-to-day basis, with attention to long-term strategic planning.  Principal responsibilities include:  Establish and implement policies and procedures to align with professional standards and ethics for the documentation, care, security, packing, handling, storage and display of objects on loan to and in the collection of the Museum.  Oversee documentation and other vital information in electronic and paper records for all objects in the care of the Museum.  Monitor the condition of all collection and loan objects and coordinate conservation of objects as necessary. Ensure proper monitoring of climate control, environment, and integrated pest management.  Conduct regular inventories and oversee periodic appraisals of the collection.  Oversee the collections management database (TMS.)  Oversee Collection Management team’s participation in the Museum initiative to enhance the digital presence of and access to the Museum’s collection online.  Oversee all incoming and outgoing loans and related arrangements.  Oversee logistics for national and international traveling exhibitions and loans. Act as courier and assign courier responsibilities to accompany works of art to borrowing institutions.  Prepare and monitor departmental budget.  Collaborate with Chief Financial Officer and insurance broker on appropriate insurance coverage for permanent collection, incoming loans, and exhibitions.  Collaborate with registration and preparatory staff and Curatorial and Exhibitions departments to schedule and coordinate the production of exhibitions, indoor and outdoor art installations/deinstallations, and loans to and from the Museum.  Oversee photography of collection and storage of image files in digital asset management system.  Supervise the rights and reproductions operations of the department.  Serve on Risk Management team to develop and implement collection emergency response and recovery plans.  Participate in special projects as assigned by Executive Director and Director of Curatorial Affairs.  Maintain regional, national, and international contacts through correspondence and professional development by participation in professional organizations and conferences.  Serve on, or appoint other team members to serve on, other museum committee’s as needed.

 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in museum studies, art history, conservation, arts administration or equivalent training and experience. Minimum of eight years museum experience with direct collections or registration experience or equivalent.  Must have experience managing others, projects, and budgets.  Knowledge of best practices in art museum collections care and management.  Knowledge of current conservation standards and practices, as well as available conservation resources in the region and beyond.  Knowledge of and experience with museum registration methods, cataloguing, conservation and storage practices; legal and insurance issues; and procedures governing rights and reproductions.  Familiarity with artists’ materials and art history, preferably American and/or contemporary art.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://crystalbridges.org/careers-internships/job-descriptions/?gnk=job&gni=8a7880ec57e0839c015802b2c496408e

 

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HEI PROGRAM COORDINATOR / MENTORING PROGRAMS

Center for Leadership & Community Engagement

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Position Number:  13593

Closing:  November 6

 

Summary:  The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) was established in 2011 and serves as catalyst between the campus and the community, serving as “a door” for local nonprofits to engage students as volunteers in their programs. The CCE’s core values are: Relationship Focused, Student Driven, and Service Minded. The CCE also advises the Volunteer Action Center (VAC) a student led board that develops community service opportunities for our campus community. The CCE supports the University of Arkansas Service Learning Initiative and leads the University’s efforts as a Clinton Global Initiative University Network Partner Institution.

 

Description:  The HEI Program Coordinator – Mentoring Programs is responsible for one or more academic or social programs at an institution of higher education. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. Responsibilities include serving as the primary advisor to mentoring/tutoring programs of the Volunteer Action Center of the Center for Community Engagement which include Dream B.I.G. Believing in Girls and the VAC Literacy Program. Primary advising responsibilities include meeting with students individually and in groups, creating work plans and setting goals, and tracking program progress and student learning outcomes. Other responsibilities include grant writing, supervising graduate interns, setting and maintaining budgets, and managing and developing community partnerships.

 

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

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree in higher education, counseling, social work, or a related field.  Strong background in volunteer management, student activities, event coordination, budget management, mentoring experience and advising student organizations.  Experience in grant writing and partner development.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/17002

 

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HERITAGE AGENCY DIRECTOR

Arkansas Arts Council

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22092761

Closing:  December 31

 

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

 

Description:  Plans and directs the overall operation of the Agency within the Department by coordinating and evaluating all aspects of programs and services to ensure goals and objectives of division are met. Works within broad guidelines to develop programs and services to provide efficient operations; establishes policies and regulations for the agency with the advice and support of the Department of Arkansas Heritage director; implements departmental policies and programs, and recommends legislation affecting division. Provides direction to lower level managers and staff by interviewing and selecting managerial level applicants, reviewing and approving selections of lower level managers, and assessing managerial capability of staff in specific areas. Sets priorities and allocates resources. Delegates responsibility for specific programs and projects. Evaluates managers’ performance and reviews and approves personnel actions for key positions within the division. Provides guidance and budgetary limitations to lower level managers. Develops budget requests for division; monitors the status of funds for operations and directs adjustments where necessary. Approves/disapproves purchases of supplies and equipment, reviews and approves all contracts, capital improvements, and acquisitions in accordance with agency and departmental policy. Coordinates activities with other work units within and outside the department; serves as spokesman for the agency in promotion and interpretation of regulations, programs, services, and policies, negotiates agreements with other state, federal, local, or non-governmental organizations; provides information to federal, state, and local agencies and officials concerning the impact of proposed legislation and other relevant issues; serves on various committees as a representative of the division or department. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=b27ca3112f7836159ec826ef9a0ecacd&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=86272

 

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HERITAGE AGENCY DIRECTOR

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22092684

 

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

 

Description:  Plans and directs the overall operation of the Agency within the Department by coordinating and evaluating all aspects of programs and services to ensure goals and objectives of division are met. Works within broad guidelines to develop programs and services to provide efficient operations; establishes policies and regulations for the agency with the advice and support of the Department of Arkansas Heritage director; implements departmental policies and programs, and recommends legislation affecting division. Provides direction to lower level managers and staff by interviewing and selecting managerial level applicants, reviewing and approving selections of lower level managers, and assessing managerial capability of staff in specific areas. Sets priorities and allocates resources. Delegates responsibility for specific programs and projects. Evaluates managers’ performance and reviews and approves personnel actions for key positions within the division. Provides guidance and budgetary limitations to lower level managers. Develops budget requests for division; monitors the status of funds for operations and directs adjustments where necessary. Approves/disapproves purchases of supplies and equipment, reviews and approves all contracts, capital improvements, and acquisitions in accordance with agency and departmental policy. Coordinates activities with other work units within and outside the department; serves as spokesman for the agency in promotion and interpretation of regulations, programs, services, and policies, negotiates agreements with other state, federal, local, or non-governmental organizations; provides information to federal, state, and local agencies and officials concerning the impact of proposed legislation and other relevant issues; serves on various committees as a representative of the division or department. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=b27ca3112f7836159ec826ef9a0ecacd&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=86841

 

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HERITAGE AGENCY DIRECTOR

Historic Arkansas Museum

Department of Arkansas Heritage / Little Rock

Position Number:  22092667

 

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

 

Description:  Plans and directs the overall operation of the Agency within the Department by coordinating and evaluating all aspects of programs and services to ensure goals and objectives of division are met. Works within broad guidelines to develop programs and services to provide efficient operations; establishes policies and regulations for the agency with the advice and support of the Department of Arkansas Heritage director; implements departmental policies and programs, and recommends legislation affecting division. Provides direction to lower level managers and staff by interviewing and selecting managerial level applicants, reviewing and approving selections of lower level managers, and assessing managerial capability of staff in specific areas. Sets priorities and allocates resources. Delegates responsibility for specific programs and projects. Evaluates managers’ performance and reviews and approves personnel actions for key positions within the division. Provides guidance and budgetary limitations to lower level managers. Develops budget requests for division; monitors the status of funds for operations and directs adjustments where necessary. Approves/disapproves purchases of supplies and equipment, reviews and approves all contracts, capital improvements, and acquisitions in accordance with agency and departmental policy. Coordinates activities with other work units within and outside the department; serves as spokesman for the agency in promotion and interpretation of regulations, programs, services, and policies, negotiates agreements with other state, federal, local, or non-governmental organizations; provides information to federal, state, and local agencies and officials concerning the impact of proposed legislation and other relevant issues; serves on various committees as a representative of the division or department. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

Preferred:  The formal education equivalent of a master’s degree with a major in public or business administration, management or related field; plus 5 years of progressively more responsible experience in the related area, including 3 years of supervisory and management experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=b27ca3112f7836159ec826ef9a0ecacd&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=237&jobid=86837

 

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JUNIOR MARKETING EVENTS SPECIALIST

Acxiom / Little Rock

Job ID:  JR002821

 

Summary:  Are you a people person?   We’re looking for an events coordinator who is passionate about delivering high-impact experiences that elevate the Acxiom brand and inspire both clients and employees. In this role, you will be responsible for the logistics and coordination of multiple internal and external events, ensuring that every detail has been thought of and executed.   Responsibilities will include managing a variety of cross-divisional, industry and internal events, ensuring Acxiom overall sales goals and effectively communicates key messages to event attendees. You will work directly with the Acxiom’s marketing leaders and executives, as well as with external vendors to develop assets and host events that drive engagement with Acxiom initiatives.   The successful candidate will have a marketing industry background that includes developing and producing events with solid positioning, event planning, contract negotiating, and cross-functional team leadership.

 

Description:   Work with divisional marketing teams to ensure positioning, messaging, goals, deliverables, and tactics are achieved before, during, and after each respective event.  Support both internal and external events in both the planning stages, on-site and post-event results gathering.  Work with our creative department to manage all marketing assets relating to an event, ensuring proper lead times are incorporated.  Work with marketing and events partners including hotels, catering, security, registration, facilities, shipping, and other event logistics partners.  Cultivate strong relationships with marketing partners and key vendors with whom you will negotiate to ensure efficient use of budget.  Internally communicate all logistics and attendance details in advance of each event.  Ability to travel up to 20-25% if needed to be onsite to support events.

 

Requirements:  Two to four (2-4) years of events marketing experience.  Direct experience programming various-sized events from 10 to 500+ attendees.  Project management experience.  Ability to work across various levels of the organization while building trust and fostering collaboration.  Experience managing projects and budgets.  Ability to work well under pressure, with tight deadlines.  Ability to multitask and take the lead on several events simultaneously.  Desire to consistently enhance events, bringing new ideas to the table – both strategic and executional.  Excellent eye for detail.  Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.)  Experience with Salesforce to track and manage events.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://acxiom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AcxiomUSA/job/Little-Rock/Marketing-Events-Specialist_JR002821

 

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LECTURER / MASS MEDIA COMMUNICATION

Department of Communicatio & Theatre Arts

Matt Locke Ellis College of Arts & Sciences

Henderson State University / Arkadelphia

 

Summary:  Teaching responsibilities will include a variety of mass media courses according to departmental need and areas of expertise. The position requires excellence in teaching and advising, research and publication, and service to the University including committee assignments.

 

Requirements:  Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff and students. In pursuit of this commitment, the department seeks an individual strongly invested in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment. Strong evidence of professional experience and a media-related master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education is required. Candidates possessing a media-related doctorate or 60-hour MFA may become eligible for an anticipated tenure-track position. Serving as faculty adviser to a student publication and managing student internships will be a part of the 12-hour instructional load for this position. In addition, duties will include teaching courses according to departmental need and in areas of professional expertise, including public relations/strategic communication.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.hsu.edu/jobs/Lecturer-in-Mass-Media-Communication.html

 

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LOCAL SALES MANAGER

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. / Little ROck

Tracking Code:  6913

 

Summary:  KATV-TV, one of the leading ABC affiliates in America and a station rich in tradition in Little Rock, AR, is looking for a Local Sales Manager. The position will be responsible for leading and motivating a team of experienced account executives, including hiring, training, and evaluations. You must have the skills to excel with agency and new business development; create plan and execute sales strategies and incentives; achieve revenue and share of market goals. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in digital, new business and NTR development. If you are a highly competitive, team player, this is the job for you. Three to five years of progressive experience in television broadcast required, two years sales management experience and college degree preferred.

 

Description:  Collaborate with General Sales Manager in recruitment, training and effective management of local sales team.  Oversight of new local business efforts, including accountability for new business sales goals and inventory management.  Grow relationships with local advertisers.  Assist in inventory management and pricing.

 

Requirements:  College degree preferred.  At least three (3) years broadcast sales experience, with televisions sales and management experience preferred.  Proven success in developmental business and multimedia platforms including web and mobile applications.Thorough knowledge of ratings and the ability to create presentations utilizing comparative values.  Computer software (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.) competency required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=6298&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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MANAGER / DIGITAL SALES

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  3146

 

Summary:  The Digital Sales Manager directly oversees the daily operations of the station’s digital advertising business and interacts with clients and advertising agencies to maximize digital revenue. The Digital Sales Manager also assists in hiring, training and developing Account Executives.

 

Description:  Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in digital and new product revenue.  Drives new business development.  Manages inventory and revenue forecasting.  Assists in preparing budgets and approving budget expenditures.  Manages Accounts Receivable for Digital Sales advertising.  Calls on accounts with Account Executives.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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 three years’ experience in sales, preferably in the digital field.  Must be familiar with prevailing digital technologies such as Google Analytics, ad tagging, Flash, SEM, behavioral & contextual targeting.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Fluency in English.  Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/3146

 

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MANAGER OF OPERATIONS

Arkansas Center for Health Improvement

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Little Rock

Position Number:  50051283

Closing:  November 9

 

Summary:  The Office Operations Manager is responsible for all matters related to

office human resources needs, supervising a staff that provides administrative support for office program activities and for managing the office facility. He/she works closely with and under the supervision of the ACHI- COO.

 

Description:  Human Resources Management – Provides office leadership and guidance in all matters related to human resources, working closely with the Chief Operational Officer. Directs, oversees, and monitors the operations of human resources including but not limited to facilitating recruiting and selection, coordinating employee relations with central UAMS HR, employee onboarding, employee terminations, employee training in concert with office management directives, personnel records management, classification, and performance evaluations. Directly uses SAP HR module, and any other required systems, for all required office workflow processes. Ensures compliance with all federal, state and agency employment policies and procedures. Plans and develops new or revised human resources programs and systems to address changing needs of a diverse workforce. Along with the Chief Operational Officer, provides counsel to managers and employees in resolving workforce issues. Maintains liaisons with UAMS Human Resources staff, including attendance at the monthly Human Resources Council meetings. Orients new employees to office policy and procedures, ensuring knowledge of mission and values are clearly understood.  Administrative Support Supervision – Supervises administrative staff, ensuring that office programs are supported effectively by planning and assigning job duties such as travel reimbursement, meeting document production, supply ordering, support for setting up internal and external events, and special projects as needed. Supervision of staff also includes providing training and counseling and conducting performance reviews. Ensures that the front desk has continual coverage and all external meetings are supported in a professional, high quality manner.  Office Facility Management – Manages all office facility and logistics needs, working closely with the Chief Operational Officer and building management to ensure the professional appearance, condition and security of the office. Serves as the internal manager for problems relating to office facilities, security systems and equipment. Works with the Chief Operational Officer to align organizational needs with office space configurations.  Facilitates and oversees internal office moves. Maintains office inventory (non-tagged UAMS items) and facilitates UAMS’s annual audit of equipment and space. The ACHI COO serves as the “back-up” to the HR/Ops Manager when s/he is out of the office.  Fiscal Management Backup – Maintains working knowledge of ACHI fiscal structure and serves as backup to fiscal manager. In collaboration with Fiscal Manager, provides guidance and advises Chief Operational Officer, Directors, Operations Staff of policies and procedures related to financial management of travel, procurement, department, grants, contract and other financial matters. Works in collaboration with HR to oversee financial administrative tasks of the Operations Teams. Assists with monitoring and updating financial data for reporting on all internal ACHI operational issues and serves as backup on reporting for ACHI grants and contracts.

 

Requirements:   Bachelor’s Degree in business, management, public administration or related field of study plus 4 years supervisory/management experience. Must have one year of experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.)  Must be self -motivated, strategic, oriented to detail, collaborative, communicative, able to delegate, and committed to the organization’s mission and strategic priorities.  This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work productively in a team environment, and the ability to work under limited general supervision.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://jobs.uams.edu/feature/positions/Detail.aspx?advertisementId=60031481

 

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MARKETING & OUTREACH MANAGER

TheatreSquared / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  TheatreSquared in Fayetteville seeks a creative and dynamic Marketing & Outreach Manager to expand the theatre’s audience in anticipation of the company’s upcoming move into a new, state-of-the-art, 50,000 square-foot home. The ideal candidate will be driven to bring new audiences into the theatre, to populate every seat, to expand and diversify the subscription base, and to gain local and national recognition through earned media coverage. This position reports to the Executive Director and serves as creative director for the theatre’s outside graphic designer. Experience as a writer, with the Creative Suite and CRM software, with deadlines, with digital marketing, and as a successful arts marketer are requested.  The Marketing & Outreach Manager will also be charged with helping jump-start T2’s new Lights Up! access program, extending free and low-cost tickets through a network of local non-profits to community members living below the poverty line.  Compensation is competitive, with benefits including health, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k), and funded professional development opportunities.

 

About:  TheatreSquared (T2) is a fast-growing Equity company offering 160 annual performances in an intimate space, recognized by the American Theatre Wing in 2011 as one of the nation’s ten best emerging theatres. The company is expanding its production team in preparation for opening a state-of-the-art, two-venue facility in 2019. Fayetteville, Arkansas, is a progressive city in the scenic Ozarks with a low cost of living and high quality of life, anchoring a vibrant metro area that recently passed the 500,000 population mark.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Email resume, cover letter and references as well as any relevant materials (writing or other) to:  jobs@theatre2.org.

 

http://theatre2.org/jobs/

 

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MARKETING MANAGER

Apollo Agency / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Apollo Agency is in need of a Marketing Manager, this is a full-time salaried position. The Marketing Manager’s role would be to oversee and execute tasks pertaining to performance tracking, social media, graphic design, and content marketing. The tasks would involve campaigns for both the clients of The Apollo Agency and for ProFinder USA. Relevant marketing experience in at least one of those areas is required.  The Apollo Agency is a Performance Agency for the Home Improvement Industry, specializing in Cost Per Action Marketing Campaigns. Due to accelerated growth in the last year and the recent launch of our latest initiative: ProFinder USA, we are looking to expand our talented staff to accommodate the increase in the demand of our services. If you believe you’d be an asset to our company and want to be a part of rewarding work that drives real results, please apply right now. The Apollo Agency wants to speak with you as soon as possible.

 

Requirements:  Experience with social media marketing preferred, utilizing HootSuite, Buffer, or Everypost.  Experience in development of creative for traditional media preferred, whether it is TV, radio, or print.  Experience processing performance analytics and creating actionable enhancements.  Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook.  Be able to work in fast paced, deadline driven environment.  Travel is not required, but may occasionally need to work late or on weekends.

 

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

 

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MARKETING PRODUCER

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV11, the CBS affiliate in Little Rock, AR has an opening in our Marketing Department for a Marketing Producer. The ideal candidate will live and breathe promotion for our “This Is Home” brand. You will be on the front lines of the social and on-air marketing of THV11. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, can work effectively both independently and as part of a team, and can make a promo with a punch – read on.

 

Description:  The Marketing Producer is responsible for developing nightly marketing and promotional materials to enhance program positioning and drive brand image, awareness and viewership for THV11.  The successful candidate will create topical promos and social media messages that are innovative and visually appealing, designed to meet THV11’s marketing objectives.  The applicant will be required daily to successfully complete news topicals in various lengths (:30s, :15s and :04) per day as assigned.  Additionally, s/he will produce tags for syndicated show promos.  Must be able to craft promotional messages that span broadcast and social media platforms, with a strong emphasis on mobile, television and online.  The successful candidate will create topical promos and social media messages that are innovative and visually appealing, designed to meet THV11’s marketing objectives.

 

Requirements:  College graduate.  Minimum one or more years of experience in shooting and editing television, digital and/or advertising messaging across various platforms.  Strong command of the Adobe Creative Suite.  Desktop video editing and graphics production skills using server-based digital video systems a must.  Strong PC skills including MS Office.  Strong photography and videography skills with a willingness to learn from experienced professionals.  Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal teams.  Must be a team player who is also capable of working independently.  Outstanding written and oral communication skills.  Must be able to work evenings.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Marketing-Producer/J3F5G66LYBMPJ92PGH5/

 

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MEDIA SPECIALIST

Arkansas Minority Health Commission / Little Rock

Position Number:  22095186

Closing:  November 4

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=b27ca3112f7836159ec826ef9a0ecacd&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=1103&jobid=87114

 

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MORNING SHOW SENIOR PRODUCER

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV11 is looking for a Morning Show Senior Producer for who can write, create and produce exciting and interesting newscasts and news content for broadcast, online and social content.  You must be able to multi-task during the newsgathering hours, sharing content before, during and after a newscast or digital post.  The ideal candidates are creative problem solvers with strong journalistic judgment, detail skills and an ability to think creatively.  You must also be able to skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.

 

Description:  Create unique newscasts or segments evoking emotion.  Write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms.  Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.  Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.  Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.  Deliver on-air, online news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.  Research for facts and credibility.  Use consumer analytics in determining content.  Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.  Enterprise news stories.  Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.  Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.  Lead and inspire news teams to work together for a great newscast.  Coach and inspire on-air talent to be exciting and engaging.  Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Morning-Show-Senior-Producer/J3G4996LX59LXB1J3CF/

 

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MUSEUM DIRECTOR

Arkansas Tech University / Russellville

Closing:  November 15

 

Summary:  The Museum Director is a faculty position with administrative responsibilities. Rank and tenure consideration contingent upon qualifications. In addition to faculty duties, the Director is responsible for museum program development and day to day operations. The Director reports to the Dean of Arts and Humanities, ensures compliance with state and national accreditation standards, and collaborates with the academic departments to serve the university’s education mission.  This is a full-time, nine-month position with summer administrative duties.

 

Description:  Hiring, training and supervising museum staff.  Initiate and oversee exhibits and museum programming.  Provide leadership in budgeting, grant writing, and fund raising.  Coordinate operations with museum advisory board and university  administration.  Represent the museum within the university and the community.  Encourage a creative and engaging environment for students, staff, and patrons.  Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in area of expertise.  Engage students in high impact learning practices. Develop a sustainable program of scholarship.  Provide impactful departmental, college, university, and professional service relevant to the university, community and state.   The Director must demonstrate precision and organization to perform all necessary position responsibilities and duties, and must have the ability to manage and work with a diverse group of staff, faculty, and administrators.

 

Requirements:  MA, MFA or terminal degree in art history, public history, studio art, museum studies, arts administration or related field from an accredited institution.  Administrative experience.

 

Preferred:  PhD in art history, studio art, museum studies, public history, arts administration, anthropology or related field.  Three years of experience as an administrator in a museum or gallery.  Teaching experience at the college level.  Experience in obtaining and/or maintaining AAM accreditation.  Demonstrated ability to lead, advocate for, and be an effective spokesperson for the museum mission.  Demonstrated experience in obtaining external funding through grants and fund raising.  Demonstrated experience in educational programming.  Ability to envision new opportunities for the museum, resolve problems, and effectively address complex personnel issues.  Demonstrated knowledge of national museum standards.  Evidence of effective resource enhancement.  Demonstrated experience in digital exhibit and gallery design.  Demonstrated ability to interact with and support diverse groups and populations.  Demonstrated competency in social media and database management. Demonstration of emotional intelligence and integrity in leadership roles.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=106

 

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NEWS / CONTENT SPECIALIST  (part-time)

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

ID:  2016-5870

 

Summary:  KAIT-TV, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas, has an immediate opening for a part-time news/content specialist. Candidate must be a self-starter, able to work under tight deadlines, have the ability to learn how to operate various news broadcast equipment, and embrace a newsroom culture that blends news content gathering with production operation. Must demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing news/web content, editing video, production/journalism principles, and perform traditional production assistant duties (Chyron, audio, studio camera, and teleprompter.) This is an exciting position with great potential for upward mobility. Flexible schedule required. Apply online and upload your resume and any links to your work.  No phone calls please.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5870/news-content-specialist/job

 

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NIGHT SIDE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV, the TEGNA owned property in Little Rock has a unique and exciting opportunity as a Nightside Executive Producer. KTHV is looking for a creative, experienced, motivational leader.  The ideal candidate can not only motivate a team of reporters, anchors and digital producers but can write, create and produce exciting and interesting newscasts and news content for broadcast, online and social content.  You will be a part of a team of managers working to improve local news for Central Arkansas views.

 

Description:  Lead and inspire news teams to work together for a great newscast.  Create unique newscasts or segments evoking emotion.  Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.  Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.  Deliver on-air, online news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.  Research for facts and credibility.  Use consumer analytics in determining content.  Enterprise news stories.  Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.  Inspire on-air talent to be exciting and engaging.  Coach reporters and producers to showcase stories and improve the experience for viewers.

 

Requirements:  This position calls for someone who can lead and produce creative newscast. The ideal candidates are creative problem solvers who are calm in stressful situations, 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.

 

Preferred:  Three (3) years of experience producing or managing is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Night-Side-Executive-Producer/J3L7JY64HF6PL9R1PMG/

 

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OFFICE MANAGER

Apollo Agency / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Apollo Agency is in need of an Office Manager, this is a full-time salaried position. The Office Manager would work directly with the President and assist with day-to-day activities.  These activities would include planning & coordinating meetings, deadlines, and travel, as well as assisting with reporting and office tasks. Additionally, the Office Manager would provide support and assist other staff members, especially when the President is out of the office for work travel.  The Apollo Agency is a Performance Agency for the Home Improvement Industry, specializing in Cost Per Action Marketing Campaigns. Due to accelerated growth in the last year and the recent launch of our latest initiative: ProFinder USA, we are looking to expand our talented staff to accommodate the increase in the demand of our services. If you believe you’d be an asset to our company and want to be a part of rewarding work that drives real results, please apply right now. The Apollo Agency wants to speak with you as soon as possible.

 

Requirements:  Strong communications skilled are a must for this position.  Strong organizational skills to manage multiple deadlines and tasks.  Highly proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Office and Power Point.  Be able to work in fast paced, deadline driven environment.  Travel is not required, but may occasionally need to work late or on weekends.

 

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

 

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ON-AIR TALENT

KQUS 97.5 – Heritage Country Giant

US Stations, LLC / Hot Springs

Closing:  November 7

 

Summary:   Come live and work in one of America’s finest small cities, Hot Springs, Arkansas! Heritage Country Giant US97’s male half of our morning duo is retiring soon. We’re looking for an energetic, creative entertainer to help keep us number one. If you are a family friendly performer that enjoys being promotionally active, community involved and likes a non-corporate environment. . .this could be the perfect place for you.  US97 is a locally owned and operated station, with very low personnel turnover. The station offers a competitive salary and medical insurance. There is the opportunity for additional earnings through remotes and endorsements.

 

Requirements:  Our ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 5 years on-air and production experience. Prior country format experience preferred, but not required. Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and be a U.S. citizen.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send recent audio samples of on-air and production, along with resume to:  us97job@yahoo.com.

 

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ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST / LEVEL 1

Southwest Power Pool / Little Rock

Job Code:  16-129

 

Summary:  The Organizational Development Specialist is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating processes and programs that support the career development initiative for SPP.  This position will focus primarily on career development, employee engagement, and soft-skill training.  The incumbent performs assignments with guidance and direction from the Supervisor of Corporate Training & Professional Development and completes multiple tasks, projects, and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

 

Description:  Serve as a point of contact for employees regarding professional and career development.  Assist management in career development initiatives.  Create and implement career development programs for SPP job roles.  Establish metrics and monitor program success.  Conduct needs assessments to determine training and resources required to optimize employee potential, enrich job functions, and achieve career development objectives.  Assist with developing,  designing and delivering instructor-led soft skill training.  Facilitate the delivery of the SPP Onboarding program and new-hire training courses.  Create, maintain, and publish a library of career resources.  Use the talent management system to help employees manage their career development.  Assist with general CTPD initiatives as needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Three years of experience in an HR, Training, or Organizational Development-related field in a corporate setting.  One year of experience in delivering soft skill training.

 

Preferred:  Degree emphasis in Training, HR, Organizational Development, or Communications.  One year of experience in content development.

 

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

 

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PHOTOGRAPHER / EDITOR

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  2016-44989

 

Summary:  Responsible for editing and visual coverage of news events in a fair, unbiased and accurate manner.  Photographs news events, both live and to digital file, for news events and programs.  Edits material to match script prepared by reporter, producer or associate producer using in-house or field locations as needed. Works with reporter to get complete stories and makes suggestions on how a story should be produced.

 

Requirements:  Minimum of two years experience in photography and editing.  Non-linear editing experience on Final Cut Pro X.  Detail-oriented, able to follow directions, and ability to perform duties and make independent decisions under extreme pressure.  Business needs may also require individual to be able to work various shifts and times.  May be required to work early morning hours, overnight hours, weekends, and holidays.  Requires one to have a valid Arkansas driver’s license with a clean driving record.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/

 

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PRODUCTION TRAFFIC SPECIALIST

Arkansas Farm Bureau / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Assist staff members of Production Hub (in-plant print-production and mail services) with workflow to ensure all account and creative materials are routed through the appropriate procedures prior to production and execution. Serve as a liaison with internal clients and production staff to ensure organizational needs are met in timely fashion.

 

Requirements:  High school education or equivalent and three to five (3 to 5) years of experience in print production/volume mail and copy services, including experience in mail and copy machine operation and maintenance. Proficiency in MS Office, Xerox FreeFlow and Adobe Creative Suite a plus. Detail-oriented and mechanically inclined. Must be organized and have ability to multitask. Proficient oral/written communication skills. Valid Arkansas Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://www.arfb.com/careers/default.aspx?id=38

 

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PUBLIC INFORMATION MANAGER

Arkansas Department of Health / Little Rock

Position Number:  22159324

Closing:  November 8

 

Summary:  The Public Information Manager is responsible for receiving and disseminating information, drafting reports, researching legislative issues, and editing, writing, publicizing, and promoting the agency. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Supervises a small professional and administrative supports staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, prioritizing work assignments, establishing deadlines, providing general instructions, reviewing work performed, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Writes, designs, and publishes presentations which will include text, graphics, and charts that are provided to the Governor’s Office, Legislature, Civic groups, professional groups and others. Edits materials produced by the section or other department staff by reviewing weekly news/feature releases and department publications and newsletters, evaluating contents and impact, and ensuring that material are publishable. Writes and edits copy for the agency’s newsletters, press releases, web pages, brochures, and scripts. Solicits and coordinates media coverage of departmental programs or emergency events to ensure accurate and complete information. Trains co-workers on use of publication and other software. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

Preferred:  In addition to coordinating and implementing provider engagement strategies, this individual will work with the Office of Communications to respond to local, regional and national media inquiries. Additionally, this individual will develop media pitches for local, regional and national media to position Arkansas as a leader in the design of alternative payment models.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=b27ca3112f7836159ec826ef9a0ecacd&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=104&jobid=87330

 

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REGIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV11 is seeking a Regional Account Manager to develop, create and maintain multi-media schedules for regional transactional accounts.  To effectively grow market share on all key accounts by developing and presenting unique cross-platform opportunities and providing at all times superior customer service.

 

Description:  Retains and grows existing key accounts through Insight proposals, proof of performance and maximizing all broadcast and digital assets.  Foster customer relationships.  Able to demonstrate product knowledge and value to customers.  Provide superior customer service to clients.  Organizes and prioritizes to meet all goals and deadlines.  Effectively negotiates with customers to meet a winning return on investment.  Collaborates with Traffic Coordinator to provide timely and accurate traffic instructions.  Consistently conducts account maintenance including make-goods, posts, aging, discrepancies and collections.  Creates and delivers formal presentations to client.  Utilizes CRM to accurately forecast all pending activity.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience is required.  Minimum 3 years sales experience.  Strong client related presentation and communication skills.  Consultative/Solutions/ROI selling experience vs. a single Product selling background.  Proven track record in meeting/exceeding monthly, quarterly and annual revenue goals.  Technically proficient in Salesforce and Marketing related reporting tools.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Regional-Account-Manager/J3G85P70TZRKR26972L/

 

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SALES MANAGER

Apollo Agency / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Established replacement contractor is currently seeking to hire experienced Sales Manager to manage designated territories across the country. Must have at least five plus years of experience in home improvement sales. Knowledge of the product and installation process a major plus. Knowledge of the various location’s permitting process would be a plus.  This position requires strong communication skills and great attention to detail, as well as the patience to train new reps and retrain underperforming reps. There is a delicate balance to being a great manager, knowing when to motivate and when to praise.   If you are looking for a position with unlimited earning potential in an industry that is virtually recession proof, then we would like to speak to you. We are looking for the best people to represent us with honesty and integrity. If that’s you, we would love to speak with you further!

 

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

 

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SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE CFO

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art / Bentonville

 

Summary:  Position is responsible for performing administrative tasks to include management of all forms of communication, scheduling, travel, budgets, various financial analyses and reports, and protocols for the CFO and Business Services Division.  Duties of this position are complex in nature, requiring considerable discretion and confidentiality in the handling of confidential information and sensitive matters; and the ability to work proactively to balance multiple tasks.

 

Description:  Perform administrative tasks for CFO including scheduling appointments, organizing files, coordinating meetings, document rotation, and other similar duties.  Act as liaison between CFO, staff, other divisions and organizations. Represent the CFO and Business Services division in various situations and serve as the key coordinator for the entire division. The Business Services division currently comprises Finance, IT, Museum Store, Culinary, and Special Events.  Schedule and participate in regular division-wide meetings, create agendas and distribute meeting minutes.  Assist CFO in the production of regular and special reports for the Executive Director, Board Chair, and Governance Committee.  Assist with board presentation materials three times per year.  Create presentation materials for various Business Units for different types of meetings and programs.  Serve as coordinator with Communication department of all print material and work flow for Business Units.  Assist with preparation and administration of division budget and reporting activities. Ensure accuracy of codes and charges on division invoices.  Serve as back up for accounting department to include data entry, reconciliations, audit, and basic reporting.  Prepare and process investment transactions in the online system and maintain/file investment records.  Organize and maintain insurance filing system and assist with the accumulation of incident reporting, photos, research, etc. for incidents resulting in insurance claims.  Communicate with insurance representatives and agents as needed.  Prepare and process business expense reports for CFO and other division managers as needed.  Prepare invoice vouchers for departmental expenses.  Serve as liaison for Sharepoint (intranet) implementation.  Compile monthly report of Key Performance Indicators (KPI.)  Create, track, process and regularly review departmental budget.  Research and report on any outlying transactions.   Coordinate special projects as instructed.  Support other executive functions such as Executive Director and Deputy Director as needed.  Responsible for meeting scheduling and Outlook calendar management for the CFO.  Establish appointment priorities or reschedule appointments or invitations using considerable judgment and discretion; assist with events.  Coordinate travel plans including transportation and accommodations.  Arrange and prepare detailed itineraries for domestic and international travel schedules.

 

Requirements:  Associate’s degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Minimum of five years relevant administrative experience.  Working knowledge of generally accepted office management procedures and practices.  Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for nonprofits preferred.  Highest ethics as they relate to all aspects of museum practices.  Ability to understand and maintain the highest levels of confidentiality.  (In regard to education and experience, an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience will satisfy the minimum requirements.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://crystalbridges.org/careers-internships/job-descriptions/?gnk=job&gni=8a7884495764f1940157768915372797

 

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SENIOR CLIENT MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR

Acxiom / Little Rock

Job ID:  JR002837

 

Summary:  The Senior Client Management Director (CMD) is the owner of a portfolio of Acxiom Retail/Consumer client relationships. The CMD manages and maintains these client relationships and owns the P&L for the portfolio of accounts. The CMD is responsible for the creation and execution of the account strategy for each account and is responsible for client satisfaction. The CMD acts as the coordination point for all client services within Acxiom (account management, sales, lines of business, delivery and technology services). The CMD is focused on business retention, revenue growth and profitability of the portfolio. The CMD communicates the Acxiom story, the value of the Acxiom solutions and relates them to each individual client’s business strategy and requirements.

 

Description:  Leads, develops and maintains the Account Business Plan for each assigned account.  Develops the documentation and execution of the long term account strategy that is updated routinely in salesforce.com resulting in growth, profitability, superior client satisfaction, improving Acxiom product penetration within assigned account(s) as well as selling into client’s lines of businesses.  Meets and exceeds revenue growth targets, profitability targets and other sales related goals.  Proactively monitors the account and determines avenues for account growth and profitability acceleration including new business, up-sell and cross-sell opportunities.  Creates and maintains accurate forecasts.  Engages in extensive client communication, strategic planning and troubleshoots account complications to promote client satisfaction.  Develops and improves executive level relationships.  Leads client quarterly business reviews.  Creates value and differentiates Acxiom services and products from competitors.  Leads or facilitates contract negotiations for new and existing business.  Engaging sales, lines of business and delivery regarding new sales, account growth and contract renewals as appropriate.  Ensures account contract compliance.  Works closely with the Delivery teams and Sales Executives and is ultimately responsible for ensuring solutions are implemented and projects are completed onbudget, in scope and on time.  Owns Salesforce.com forecasting and ensures accuracy of sales entries.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree. History calling on all levels of client organizations, including senior level executives.  Previous experience in Retail/Consumer account management, sales or similar client-facing function.  Experience managing large, complex accounts.  Experience managing multiple accounts, i.e. multiple sales opportunities simultaneously.  Solution selling experience, ideally in the Retail industry.  Demonstrated success closing large, complex TCV deals.  Strong presentation skills, both developing the story and presenting to C-level executives.  Experience and temperament working in high-pressure, dynamic and fast-paced environments.

 

Preferred:  Preference will be given to those candidates with a working knowledge of strategic marketing services (e.g. Marketing Data, Marketing Consulting, Agency Services, Consumer Analytics, and/or Marketing Technology Solutions.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://acxiom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AcxiomUSA/job/Conway/Senior-Client-Management-Director_JR002837-1

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV11, the TEGNA-owned CBS property in Little Rock, Arkansas is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic Social Media Coordinator to join our team and help develop social strategy and create content for the No. 1 website in the market thv11.com and its social and mobile counterparts.  The ideal candidate will have a knack for understanding and talking about digital analytics and possess excellent, fast writing skills. They should be a self-motivator and be confident working solo and as a team member.  THV11’s Social Media Coordinator should have a love for communication, a passion for news, and a sense of urgency.

 

Description:  Report news as it happens on digital and social media platforms.  Monitor, track, and analyze digital and social data and compile reports based on findings.  Monitor traditional and emerging technologies to receive, filter, and share content.  Scour the Internet for local and national viral/shareable stories.  Work closely with THV11 reporters and anchors to inspire and encourage the use of evolving/emerging social and digital media tools.  Contribute story ideas to the THV11 news department.  Research story tips and work as part of THV11’s “Digital Desk.”

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or related field.  Familiarity with video production and editing.  Ability to work flexible hours as needed.  Knowledge of online content management software (CMS examples are WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr.)  Strong news judgment.  Excellent writing skills using AP Style.  Strong understanding of various social media platforms (Examples are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.)  Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Social-Media-Coordinator/J3K1P36F52WXQJK94G5/

 

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SPECIALIST / COMMUNICATIONS

Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  16-162

 

Summary:  Responsible for the facilitation, coordination, tracking and delivery of communication deliverables to all corporate departments and clients. Collaborate with medical and professional staff to accomplish goals within designated time frames.

 

Description:  Understand and utilize project-tracking software to maintain accurate statistical data; manage ongoing flow of work in and out of the department by assigning resources, monitoring job status and assuring deadlines are met. Communicate needs and requests to team members on a regular basis.  Develop schedules for projects, taking into consideration client needs and deliverables,while balancing department workload, resource/capacity, and vendor capibilities and timelines.  Supervise and coach administrative staff. Develop standards of staff performance and ensure the quality and accuracy of administrative staff work product.  Attend client meetings with communications director to develop project plans, timelines and budgets.  Source, cost and process orders for printed materials, signage and other promotional or specialty items from external vendors, following AFMC and state procurement protocols. Serve as liaison between designers and external vendors to process job requests, paying attention to required specifications. Ensure quality control with all vendors.  Schedule and prepare weekly team project status meetings and other meetings facilitated by the communications department including agendas, status reports and meeting minutes.  Monitor timelines and approaching deliverable dates for assigned tasks, such as conferences, educational sessions, meetings, memberships, exhibits or special functions.  Coordinate advertisement placements and/or editorials using approved copy. Monitor advertising budget.  Monitor budget areas as directed and provide input on budget proposal process.  Follow strategic guidelines for reviewing events and sponsorship opportunities. Submit applications, coordinate and track participation and monitor sponsorship buget.  Create and maintain resource library for department to catalog all finished products. Perform data entry, organize, file and maintain departmental records, manuals and correspondence.  Monitor usage of the AFMC brand and ensure graphic standards are compliant.  Follow strategic guidance to seek out and apply for award opportunities with regard to award budget. Track award submissions, results and provide reports as requested.  Work with administrative support to coordinate schedules for large project mail-outs, taking into consideration contract deliverables, client needs, department workload, resource/capacity constraints and vendor capabilities.  Work with administrative support to maintain departmental storage areas and perform inventory on a semiannual basis, and/or as requested.  Work with administrative support to order corporate stationery, exhibit name tags and other specialty items.  Work with administrative support to maintain website shopping cart and to fulfill orders; review shopping cart contents with subject matter experts twice a year to ensure tools are accurate and up-to-date.  Conduct research and prepare reports and presentations for managerial staff and team members.  Assist in the review, verification, testing and editing of work produced by other staff members as directed.  Adhere to format, content and style guidelines, giving consideration to usability and ensuring accuracy, consistency and quality.  Follow AFMC, state and federal protocols regarding data confidentiality/security and HIPAA compliance.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in communications, business or related field.  Two years experience in the planning, management and delivery of successful projects. (Five years work experience in related field may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree. If work experience is substituted it is in addition to stated work experience requirements.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://afmc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=221&company_id=17144&version=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=992273&aid=1

 

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TEAM MEMBER / SALES & CUSTOMER SERVICE

Barnett Nationwide Insurance / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Barnett Nationwide Insurance agency in Historic Downtown Little Rock  is seeking a talented, caring individual to join their agency team. As a sales and customer service team member, you’ll play an important role in the growth of the agency operation – you’ll service, expand and sell the great agency products you will have the utmost pride to represent.  We have an ambitious goal to be the most trusted and valued customer-driven insurance agency. And not just customer-focused – customer-DRIVEN. If you have a passion for delivering exceptional, industry-leading service and providing leadership for others to do the same, then this could be your dream career!  This new position will eventually direct and help lead agency growth and management, developing knowledge of your local market dynamics for business development opportunities for all product lines.  Monitoring customer retention trends and create necessary action plans to optimize results – all with the ultimate goal of achieving sales and profitability and the ultimate in service to our beloved clientele.

 

Requirements:  Sales and customer service experience.  Ability to work independently to plan, set priorities and organize work.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Experience with PC software applications, Microsoft Office Suite, Internet Explorer, etc.  Experience using a wide range of digital devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptop computers.  Experience with social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, LinkedIn, etc.  You will be Required by state statutes to have or acquire proper insurance licensing to sell, solicit or negotiate insurance products. This position will have (or have to get within first 3 months if the right person) Property, Casualty and Life. Valid driver’s license and independent transportation.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Shellie J. McClard Barnett

otpdesigns@yahoo.com

 

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TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

TheatreSquared / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  TheatreSquared seeks a full-time Technical Director to oversee scenic construction for the company’s six-play season. Qualified candidates should have relevant experience in the field, including management experience; be proficient in AutoCad, Vectorworks, and Lightwright; have strong creative, personal and organizational skills; and work well with a fluid team of staff and technicians. The best candidate will ensure that scenic designs are exceptionally realized without compromise, will be able to stay on schedule within budget, and will show calm leadership in high-pressure situations. Rigging, metalworking, carpentry, scenic painting, and an ability to work closely with all technical departments—props, electrics, costumes, sound—are important skills. The Technical Director is a full-time salaried position with competitive compensation and benefits.

 

About:  TheatreSquared (T2) is a fast-growing Equity company offering 160 annual performances in an intimate space, recognized by the American Theatre Wing in 2011 as one of the nation’s ten best emerging theatres. The company is expanding its production team in preparation for opening a state-of-the-art, two-venue facility in 2019. Fayetteville, Arkansas, is a progressive city in the scenic Ozarks with a low cost of living and high quality of life, anchoring a vibrant metro area that recently passed the 500,000 population mark.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Submit a resume, cover letter and references to:  jobs@theatre2.org.

 

http://theatre2.org/jobs/

 

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VICE CHANCELLOR FOR INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) / Pine Bluff

 

Summary:  The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement.  The University seeks an experienced advancement professional who understands the University’s history and mission—and who can move the institution forward through significant fundraising and friend-raising initiatives. This position is an important addition to the University leadership team.  The successful individual will be expected to advance the strategic plan by leading the planning and implementation of a new comprehensive campaign, while significantly enhancing philanthropic and alumni engagement.  The Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement reports to the Chancellor and advances the mission and vision of the institution by providing leadership, planning, development, management and implementation for the advancement functions of the University through the Office of Institutional Advancement. The Office of Institutional Advancement grows the funding resources and opportunities needed to support the mission and vision of the University. The Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement will lead the institution’s efforts in building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders, including alumni, students, faculty, donors, foundations, business and industrial corporations, government and community leaders, and friends with the goal of increasing support for the University.  The successful candidate will have a proven record of leadership and a successful track record of personally cultivating, soliciting, closing and stewarding major and planned gifts at leadership levels. Strong organizational, supervisory, team-building, and leadership capabilities are essential, as is the ability to implement strong data management practices and data-driven metrics, goals, and measurement. This leader will have a demonstrated appreciation for and reliance on data and quantifiable outcomes and reporting, with experience in database administration and management.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree is required.  Ten (10) years of progressively responsible leadership experience is desired, preferably in higher education, with at least seven (7) years of experience in the field of Development and/or Alumni Relations.  Experience in planning and executing successful comprehensive campaigns is desired.

 

Preferred:  Master’s degree attainment.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.gonsergerber.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/UAPB-VCIA-Job-Announcement.pdf.

 

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WEB ANALYTICS & DIGITAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

Aristotle / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Analytics & Digital Media Specialist is responsible for the planning, implementing, tracking and reporting of website analytics as well as digital media buys. A member of Aristotle’s Online Media and Marketing (OMM) Team, the Specialist works under the supervision of the Director of Digital Media & SEO and reports to the VP of Marketing. The Digital Media Specialist may also respond to requests from other members of the Aristotle staff and/or clients and perform other duties as assigned.

 

Description:  Understands SEO and media buying strategies.  Exhibits excellent interpersonal, presentation and time management skills.  Creates and delivers client presentations relating to site performance and online marketing strategy.  Shows skill in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and PowerPoint.  Knows usability design and conversion optimization design.  Performs assigned tasks and job functions in a professional, business-like manner.  Works creatively, both independently and within a project team.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor degree in a relevant field.  Two or more years of experience in the online marketing field.  Google Analytics and Google AdWords certifications.

 

Preferred:  Possesses knowledge of additional web analytics platforms, such as Adobe Analytics, AT Internet, eTracker, Webtrekk, and Webtrends.  Understands setting up and managing profiles in Google Search Console.  Knows with SEO best practices.  Understands setting up and managing campaigns in additional networks such as Twitter, LinkedIn, and TripAdvisor.  Knows Conversant Ad Server or other ad server to serve ads and track digital media results.  Executes gathering qualitative and quantitative data, developing reports, and creating client presentations that are insight-driven and tell a story.  Possesses strong analytical skills and business acumen, along with the ability to be detail and deadline-oriented while managing multiple projects.  Familiar with statistics (regression, correlation, statistical significance, confidence intervals.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.aristotle.net/employment/web-analytics–digital-media-specialist/