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Current job postings:

 

Waffle House

Now hiring qualified alumni and recent grads to LEAD, GROW, and SUCCEED with our company!  We open more than a restaurant each week and need people with natural leadership skills who enjoy being part of a successful team.
Required: Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent leadership experience
Apply: Be sure to choose “Arkansas” then “Bell, Barbara” as APD at www.whcareers.com

·       Promotion to multi-unit management is solely from within, so get in early and make an impact on our growth

·       Great 3 month initial paid training and career development where you control your career path

·       Waffle House company-wide first year management income averages $41,000-$55,400

·       Receive a $14,100 stock option immediately upon management level employment plus the opportunity to invest in the Waffle House stock program

·       Stock options awarded annually and at increasing value with each promotion throughout your career

·       Stable company structure, leadership, and financial strength

·       A well-known and recognized brand

·       A fun, people-centered environment

·       A comprehensive benefits package

·       Low debt, employee-owned and growing company with great opportunities for rewards and benefits

·       Opportunity to make an impact early in your career working in a fun, people-centered environment

Frito Lay – Merchandiser

Apply at  www.fritolayemployment.com.

The Merchandiser is assigned to specific routes, providing additional merchandising support to the route.  Reporting directly to the District Sales Leader (DSL), the Merchandiser will receive direction and guidance from the DSL periodically throughout each week.   Throughout the workweek, the Merchandiser, Route Sales Representative (RSR) and Co Lead RSR work in a rotational team environment following a route template which dictates where each individual will start and finish their day.  This position is full time, averaging 38-40 hours per week.  This job requires working in all weather conditions, the ability to complete and pass a pre-employment test, background investigation of work history and criminal history and drug test. This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Employees will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor.
MERCHANDISING

  • Safely and efficiently place product within the recommended pattern following defined account standards in all selling locations
  • Clean and straighten shelves/racks, checking code dates, rotating product and removing unsaleables
  • Check shelves/racks for appearance and pricing accuracy
  • Assemble and/or teardown promotional and other displays
  • Remove trash and/or non-Frito Lay product from all selling locations
  • Ensure back-room inventory reaches the sales floor and organize, place and maintain any remaining back-room inventory in proper location
  • Execute proper carton return procedures

COMMUNICATION

  • Build relationships with appropriate store personnel
  • Identify and communicate sales opportunities to RSR, Swing and/or DSL
  • Communicate daily status, issues, etc. to RSR, Swing and/or DSL
  • Attend weekly one-on-one meeting with DSL
  • Attend period district meetings

INDIVIDUAL

  • Work safely and comply with all identified Frito Lay and store procedures, work rules and policies
  • Available to work weekend and holiday hours
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Drive to each store in personal vehicle
  • Must possess a valid drivers license, proof of auto insurance and meet MVR requirements, all in accordance with appropriate Frito Lay fleet policies
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent preferred
  • Prior Merchandising experience preferred (retail and/or grocery store environment)
  • Accurately and timely report hours worked and mileage driven

Arkansas Better Business Bureau

Retention/Business Relations Support

Duties to be performedBusiness Relations

  • Monitor the Business Relations Reps and support them in achieving sales goals
  • Track all sales by the sales team (redundant process for accuracy)
  • Track Attendance of Sales team (redundant process for accuracy)
  • Complete financial transactions for BRS staff
  • Deliver completed applications to the Accredited Business Administrator
  • Gather leads from various sources (i.e. VRS, CIBR, SBQ, Drop list, Magazines, Online Apps, etc.) and scrub the leads, then distribute leads to the sales staff to be pursued.
  • Answer inbound calls from businesses that have questions about Accreditation and/or interested in partnering with the BBB
  • Facilitate Sales meetings with the Sales staff
  • Facilitate new staff training, as well as, continuing BRS training
  • Maintain current training material and training manual
  • Assist in interviews with BRS prospects

Duties to be performedRetention

  • Obtain List of Accredited Businesses in month 9 from Accreditation Department
  • Call Accredited Businesses and verify database information from retention checklist
  • Call Chamber of Commerce Community Members and verify database information
    • (10 per month)

Duties to be performedGeneral

 

  • Document all activity with a business (i.e. contacts, left message, sales, etc.) in database
  • Submit reports as required by BBB management team
  • Follow BBB Code of Ethics, and perform job duties within the guidelines of BBB management team
  • Attend all Meetings scheduled by the management staff

 

  • Assist in any other Duties asked of to perform

 

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  1686

 

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.  Must have a proven track record in web/mobile sales and in the cultivation and development of new business/ non-traditional business.  Experience in TV/radio sales.  Solid negotiation skills.  Experience in a consultative customer focused business atmosphere.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/958916/Account-Executive/

 

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KDIS 99.5 FM

Salem Media Group / Little Rock

Req. Number:  16-0088

 

Summary:  We currently have a full time account executive with a proven track record of commissioned direct sales success. Media sales and marketing experience is a plus. The ability to prospect and problem solve for our business clients is a must. We seek an aggressive professional driven to help local clients utilize all of our broadcast and digital assets to grow their business.

 

Description:  Expand local sales by bringing new advertisers to the station, generating new leads and selling non-traditional advertising. Develop client relationships, contact key accounts, manage clients at various stages in the sales cycle including account updates, weekly projections and forecast of future advertising. Generate packages, negotiate advertising rates, direct creative campaigns and create oral and written presentations. Establish and maintain good relationships with buyers and clients. Develop short and long range plans for revenue growth. Research, analyze, and monitor competitive media for new leads.

 

Requirements:  Minimum two (2) years of sales experience.  Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.  Must be flexible, organized, and team-minded.  A high-energy individual with good organizational skills.  A self-starter who is motivated by direct commission compensation.  Excellent written and verbal skills are a must.  Must possess the ability to adapt to a changing and challenging environment.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://rn22.ultipro.com/SAL1004/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*6D7A45344DF71CA2

 

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ACCOUNT MANAGER

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Manage day-to-day responsibilities of key accounts with team members. Provide an optimal customer experience by having a deep understanding of the company’s multimedia solutions.

 

Description:  Daily interaction with existing agency and direct client business; this responsibility includes maintenance of client schedules on television and online in addition to implementation of special projects and promotions.  Works in tandem with AE, Customer Insights and Creative Services to develop sales presentations.  Attends sales meetings and training to obtain sales, product and process information, and to keep abreast of company products and services in order to articulate to client, when appropriate.  Partners with designated Account Executives in the development of new/incremental revenue.  Self-motivation and willingness to work as a team player are essential attributes. Creativity, flexibility, and ability to change with our industry are also keys to success.  Able to make decisions and solve problems independently in an effort to support the customer.  Assists designated Account Executives with maintenance of contracts, generating avails, traffic, make-goods, collections and overall customer service.  Regular tracking of client audience delivery using Nielsen ratings and digital fulfillment.  Coordinates with Account Executive/Clients to set up new customer accounts, contracts, order entry, and revisions. Checks for accuracy.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Account-Manager/J3L2SF7392BS503YJDB/

 

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ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COORDINATOR

City of Maumelle / Maumelle

 

Summary:  The position of Accounts Payable Coordinator is responsible for processing City wide invoices all related duties. Essential duties and responsibilities include: posting deposits and processing payments, assisting with quarterly and monthly billing, and processing invoices, checking monthly statements and verifying payments, filling in as receptionist when needed, accounts payable file maintenance; and completing other duties and tasks as needed and assigned.

 

Requirements:  Associates degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; and three (3) years related experience and/or training or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with utility billing and collecting preferred. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required. Experience with Springbrook preferred but not required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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AGENCY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Thoma Thoma / Little Rock

 

Summary:   Thoma Thoma, a well established brand development and marketing communications firm serving clients throughout the mid-South, seeks an experienced, motivated business development manager (BDM). The BDM is charged with managing and implementing the agency’s new business program, working hand-in-glove with principals and staff to identify, develop and secure new client relationships. Requires strong sales track record, knowledge of the marketing communications industry, excellent written and verbal communications. Proven capability in professional services business development is a must. Demonstrated ability to create and execute systematically is a must. Experience in an advertising, public relations, digital or similar creative services firm is preferred. Excellent compensation, benefits, culture and upside!

 

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

 

Diane Baxter, Office Manager

diane@thomathoma.com

 

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ALUMNI AFFAIRS SPECIALIST

Development Office

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

Position Number:  R97183

Closing:  October 7

 

Summary:  The Alumni Affairs Specialist will report to the Director of Accounting under the direction of the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement. This position serves as a valued member of the alumni and development services team with specific responsibility for maintaining accurate donor information, proper documentation into the Advance database, generating donation receipts, and general office duties to meet internal and external needs of the University and the University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Compose and type routine correspondence and form letters.  Identify and recommend options for meeting client needs via existing resources vs. enhancing/creating systems.  Foster and maintain cooperative relationships with a wide variety of internal and external business and technical partners.  Maintain financial security by following internal controls.  Maintain customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial and donor information confidential.  Research various data sources to accurately update the Advance database.  Generate and process daily donation receipts.  Enter all donation and membership information into Advance on a daily basis.  Process modifications and reversals in the Advance database at the request of the Director of Accounting.  Compile and mail Alumni membership packets.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of specialized training in office administration, business administration, or related field; plus two years of experience in alumni related activities or related area.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5341

 

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ANCHOR / REPORTER

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  640

 

Summary:  40/29 News is looking for a weekend nightside anchor/reporter who can bring the energy of live reporting to our anchor desk. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we’re looking for an anchor who isn’t afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. Our next anchor/reporter will enterprise exclusives, tell compelling stories, and execute energetic live shots. We are looking for this market’s next leader who isn’t afraid to ask the tough questions, and will hold those in power accountable. Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers and reporters. Our anchors write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind. Our anchors make beat calls and help gather information. Our weekend anchor will report three days each week. This anchor will work out of the Northwest Arkansas newsroom in Rogers.

 

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

 

Requirements:  Degre.  Past anchor experience.  Past reporting experience.  Web publishing experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/497295/Anchor-Reporter/

 

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ASSIGNMENT DESK MANAGER

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  44710

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  Journalism degree or equivalent is preferred and/or one year work experience.  One year experience in news reporting or gathering. Must be able to type and use a computer. This job requires listening to police scanners constantly. Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one.)

 

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

 

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ASSOCIATE SALES DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE

Acxiom / Little Rock

Job ID:  JR002664

 

Summary:  The Sales Development Representative plays a key role in the qualification of inbound leads for Acxiom’s Audience Solutions team. This role supports the Marketing and Sales Teams by ensuring all AS leads generated are contacted and either qualified or placed back into the nurture queue. This role is also expected to maintain a relationship with leads to increase their awareness of Acxiom’s solutions, and cultivate a relationship so that Acxiom is in consideration for new business opportunities.

 

Description:  Ensure all leads generated are contacted and either qualified or placed back into the nurture queue.  This role is also expected to maintain a relationship with leads to increase their awareness of Acxiom’s solutions, and cultivate a relationship so that Acxiom is in consideration for new business opportunities.  Respond to inbound leads and assigning them to the appropriate Audience Solutions sales person.  Work with Marketing Operations to ensure data is clean and de-duped for entry into SFDC.  Email and call prospects to interest them in Audience Solutions products.  Research leads to ensure they are assigned to the appropriate sales person.  Support Audience Solutions demand gen activities by assisting in online, direct mail and other marketing campaigns.  Provide regular reporting to Marketing and Sales leadership as directed by V.P. of Marketing, including but not limited to number of leads received, source of leads, number of leads by sales channel, status of leads as they progress thru the sales funnel.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related field with 3 years of experience or equivalent industry experience.  Excellent written and spoken English.  Energy and desire to make numerous calls daily.  Ability to build strong personal relationships with prospects, customers, partners and Acxiom associates.  Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in person, through email and via telephone.  Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.)  Conscientious team player, good organizer, attentive to detail, excellent verbal and written communication skills; Adept at anticipating problems and recognizing opportunities. Willing and able to learn new programs and tasks.  Able to take on modestly difficult projects successfully. Able to take lead on major initiatives successfully. Able to acquire working knowledge of Acxiom Products and Sales Processes quickly.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://acxiom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AcxiomUSA/job/Little-Rock/Associate-Sales-Development-Representative_JR002664-1

 

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CHIEF ENGINEER

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  6623

 

Summary:  The Chief Engineer will coordinate or perform maintenance of computer and broadcast equipment of the television broadcasting station.

 

Description:   Plan, manage, train, and coordinate technician’s activities.  Assist and advise in planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations.  Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications on systems throughout the station.  Establish the procedures to insure that all IT equipment is operational and secure.  Keep software versions up to date. Insures software license compliance. Follows all corporate directives for IT security.  Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting on almost any electronic device or support electronics whether in-house or installed at transmitter; including but not limited to: cameras, video equipment and/or audio switching equipment, processing and monitoring equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment.  Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance of all transmitters.  Respond to trouble calls with broadcast or computer equipment (sometimes after regular hours and weekends.)  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Minimum of five (5) years experience in broadcast television engineering, with a 21st century skill set, a great team-oriented attitude and a dedication to quality.  Strong leadership skills and exceptional communication are absolutely essential for the successful candidate to possess.  Strong IT background.

 

Preferred:  College degree, SBE certification, and A+ certification are highly desired.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=6008&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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CITY MANAGER

City of Arkadelphia / Arkadelphia

 

Summary:   The City of Arkadelphia 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:  Resumes will be taken until the position is filled.  Send resumes to:

 

Brenda Gills,

Acting City Manager

700 Clay

Arkadelphia, AR 71923

 

Download application at:  http://www.cityofarkadelphia.com/careers.html.

 

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CLIENT SALES EXECUTIVE

Acxiom / Little Rock

Job ID:  JR002567

 

Summary:  Drives efforts to expand and grow Acxiom market share and presence in an industry through establishment and cultivation of ongoing relationships at the VP, SVP, and C-Suite level which leads to a qualified pipeline of prospective new clients. Targets potential new leads and pursuits, plans and selects most appropriate sales strategies and approaches. The Sales Executive educates new clients on the benefits of Acxiom’s technological capabilities and expertise. Leverages industry and financial business knowledge to create demand and persuade through the creation and presentation of compelling purchasing rationales.

 

Description:   Plans, directs and coordinates sales support activities, including management of the sales pipeline, for a defined territory to ensure resources and staffing requirements for an individual pursuit are fulfilled.  Leverages external relationships and personal network to generate sales leads for territory.  Regularly involved in all phases of the sales lifecycle including:  identifying and developing leads; meeting with clients; developing value propositions; financial deal structuring; to contract negotiation and closing.  Oversees and reviews technical solutions to verify the solutions meet and address the specific needs of the client.  Ensures all targeted prospect/client contacts and engagement opportunities are recorded in Salesforce.com (SFDC.)  Advises pursuit team in crafting and positioning deals and closing.  Shares industry, deal, and sales “best practice” knowledge with sales community.  Responsible for managing demand and quickly “qualifying” opportunities.  Builds a reputation for success and sets an example that all sales professionals should emulate.  Proven sales skills in complex deal development, financial structuring, negotiations and closing with both new and existing clients.  Interacts with other members of the industry or country leadership team to define and execute sales strategies and tactics to increase new logo revenue.  Provides mentoring and overall development of the sales pursuit staff.  Establishes an executable strategy for specific pipeline development that supports the industry or country sales objectives.  Has responsibility and is accountable for Pursuit Review and Win/Loss reviews on new  accounts.

 

Requirements:  Master’s Degree in relevant field;  five to 10 years of product or solution selling experience.  Strong knowledge of Acxiom’s products or services.  Proven track record of meeting/exceeding goals involving large deals ($3M+ Guaranteed TCV; or comparable complexity, based on geography, market or industry), including most new.  Ability to establish VP, SVP and C-Suite level relationships.  Strong industry knowledge.  Experience in Marketing and Marketing Technologies, including data insights, analytics and digital marketing experience.  Proven success in selling across multiple client lines of business.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://acxiom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AcxiomUSA/job/Homebased—New-York/Client-Sales-Executive_JR002567-1

 

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COMMUNITY NEWS REPORTER

Pine Bluff Commercial / Pine Bluff

 

Summary:  The Pine Bluff Commercial is searching for a community news reporter with digital savvy and a desire to get involved in his/her beat. The reporter must be comfortable with a range of story materials, from feel-good features to the gritty sides of politics, courts and business. The reporter must have a digital-first mentality, engaging readers with timely reporting and social media. Developing relationships within the community will be crucial. They should be able to recognize you before long — it’s not a desk job. While you will work with editors and photographers, you will be independent in your pursuit of story ideas and sources. This is a full-time position with full benefits. Experience with digital cameras, video and social media platforms is a must. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, writing or comparable field.

 

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

 

John Worthen, Managing Editor

jworthen@pbcommercial.com

COPYWRITER & SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

Ozarks Electric Cooperative / Fayetteville

Job ID:  30328689

 

Summary:  The Copywriter and Social Media Coordinator will support Ozarks Electric Cooperative’s marketing and communications programs, primarily through copy development and social media management.

 

Description:   Copy development for the purposes of communications and marketing, including but not limited to: letter and email correspondence, feature articles, website pages, collateral, advertising and video.  Develop comprehensive social media management strategy that correlates with appropriate cooperative functions.  Produce engaging content for all social media channels through aforementioned strategy.  Manage all aspects of website through content management system, including page updates, new initiatives and more.  Help develop and coordinate public relations initiatives, including press release creation and distribution as well as other duties as needed.  Assist with internal communications initiatives, including developing content, posting to intranet platform, sending emails and more.  Assist with internal communications initiatives, including developing content, posting to intranet platform, sending emails and more.  Online media monitoring and tracking, developing media results reports.  Track industry trends and report insights to research team.

 

Requirements:  College degree in journalism, communications or public relations, with at least three-to-five years of experience preferred. Experience in HTML, video production/editing and graphic design a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.touchstoneenergy.coop/jobseeker/job/30328689/Copywriter%20&%20Social%20Media%20Coordinator/__company__/?str=1&max=25&keywords=arkansas%20electric&vnet=0

 

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DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR  (part-time)

Bentonville Public Library / Bentonville

 

Summary:  The Development Director for the Bentonville Library Foundation (BLF) will plan, coordinate and ensure implementation of strategies critical to developing donor relations and securing contributions to support the Bentonville Public Library (BPL), fosters a culture of philanthropy within the organization, collaborates with the board of directors, staff and volunteers to institutionalize philanthropy and fund development within the organization and community.  This is a part-time position (20 hours per week) that has a direct reporting line to the foundation’s board of directors and an in-direct line to the library’s director.

 

Description:  Office Operations – Maintains integrity of all office and donor files, manages and oversees integrity of donor database, prepares annual fundraising budget and manages and monitors all office expenses including technology/computers, office supplies and related other costs to ensure smooth, efficient operation.  Fund Development – Provides general oversight of all the foundation’s fund development activities, collaborates with the BODs and fund development committee to create fundraising plans and set annual goals, solicits contributions, assists board members and the library’s director identify, cultivates and solicits charitable gifts, designs and implements acknowledgment and recognition programs, and manages the comprehensive communications plan to promote the organization to its donors and the community.  Management – Develops and maintains policies and procedures for the foundation that reflect ethical fundraising practices including gift acceptance policy and donors’ rights policy, develops and gains board’s approval for the annual income and expenditure budget, develops and manages events timeline and strategic plans, effectively manages donor giving societies, prepares and reports to the board monthly fundraising reports.  Leadership – Appropriately represents the institution, assists in identifying, recruiting and training foundation volunteers, builds relationships with community stakeholders, provides vital input for short and long-term strategic and operational planning.

 

Requirements:  Strong organizational and managerial skills.  Persuasive writing and strong verbal communication.  Ability to prepare and manage budgets.  Proficiency in the use of relevant word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email and general computer skills.  Ability to lead and foster teamwork, make decisions and solve problems.  Strong ethical behavior.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree.  Two to four (2-4) years of successful, demonstrated fund development experience.

 

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

 

Hadi Dudley, Director

Bentonville Public Library

hdudley@bentonvillear.com

 

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Philander Smith College / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Under administrative direction, identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards donors; serves as development liaison; supports fundraising special projects, development initiatives, and goal setting.

 

Description:  Assist the Director of Development and the Vice President for Institutional Advancement with development and execution of strategic plan for the Annual Fund Campaign.  Work with the Trustees to develop and staff the Board Cultivation Project.  Staff the Prospect Management Committee (PMC) and carry a portfolio of major gift prospects.  Prepare all proposals and solicitation materials as required.  Develop cultivation and solicitation strategies.  Prepare call reports and briefings in a timely manner and submit weekly and/or monthly activity reports.  Coordinate all annual giving for the College, including direct mail, phonathon, direct solicitation, and email.  Represent the College at various campus events/functions and at external community events.  Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development in consultation with the Vice President.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree required with three or more years of fund raising/development or sales-related experience.  Will strongly consider transferable skills.  Have a track record in meeting or exceeding annual goals.  Successful experience in maintaining/cultivating a prospect portfolio.  Working knowledge of and ability to provide information on planned giving and estate planning to prospects.  Excellent communication and presentation skills.  Ability to work effectively and in a cooperative manner with all College employees and constituencies.

 

Preferred:  Higher education experience preferred.  Preference given to candidates with major gifts and annual fund experience. 

 

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

 

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DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

St. Vincent Foundation

St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center / 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 preferred.

 

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 CONTENT PRODUCER  (part-time)

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2016-5646

 

Summary:  KAIT-TV has an immediate opening for a part-time Digital Content Producer to create content and continuous news coverage for our website, mobile and social media platforms. Must be a strong writer with excellent editorial judgment, time management and multi-tasking skills, and have the ability to prioritize and re-prioritize quickly. Experience with AP style writing is preferred.  Knowledge of HTML coding and entry-level video editing software is a plus.  Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office as well as ability to quickly learn software applications used in the newsroom. If you want to be part of an award-winning, aggressive newsroom that makes a difference in its community, apply online and attach a resume and any links to your work. No phone calls please. 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5646/digital-content-producer/job

 

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DIGITAL INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY MANAGER

Central Arkansas Library System / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Under the immediate supervision of the Assistant Director for Library Resources, the Digital Innovation and Technology Manager is responsible for leading the library’s overall technology efforts, including management of the Information Technology Department and Web Development staff.  The Digital Innovation and Technology Manager is key to advising, influencing, planning, managing, and implementing the library’s technology efforts and ensuring successful outcomes that are aligned with the library’s vision, mission, and strategic objectives. The successful candidate will possess strong project management and communication skills.  The role of the Digital Innovation and Technology Manager is to provide the technology vision, leadership, infrastructure, tools, and services to support the library’s customer service principles.  This position is considered part of the administrative structure of the library system.

 

Description:  Provide strategic direction for developing the library’s digital and technology initiatives.  Ensure that virtual services are effectively and appropriately integrated with onsite services.  Direct the work of the library’s technology staff and oversee all information technology for the library system.  Plan, prepare, coordinate, and manage the library’s technology budgets; track and monitor expenditures to assure financial accountability.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, or current and substantial work toward one, and prior supervisory experience in a technology capacity is required for this position.

 

Preferred:  While a Master’s degree in Library Science is not required for this position, a well-qualified applicant will have one or more of the following:  coursework or certification in IT;  four to 10 years related experience and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience;  or a Master’s degree in Library Science (MA or MLS.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Submit resume, cover letter, contact information for a minimum of three references and salary requirements to:

 

Carson Block

librarylandtech@gmail.com

(Subject line:  CALS Tech Leader Application)

 

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DIRECTOR

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2016-5712

 

Summary:  KAIT is looking for an experienced, energetic newscast Director/TD. The successful candidate will work with producers to coordinate and execute fast pace, multiple live shot, graphic and animation intense newscasts.  The Director should have working knowledge of Kahuna switcher, chyron, video servers, audio and studio equipment. The winning Candidate must be a strong leader who is pro-active, team player, creative, and keeps their composure during stressful situations. To complete the application process, qualified candidates should submit a resume and links to their best work. No phone calls, or emails please.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5712/director/job

 

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DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNT SERVICES

Design Group / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Director of Account Services is responsible for providing thought leadership as the face of The Design Group’s Account Services Department while managing the engagement of internal agency departments such as Media, Public Relations, and Creative Services. The individual selected will be a key day-to-day strategic thinker, responsible for developing lead programs and managing client relations as well as managing a growing team of Marketing Account Executives. This ideal candidate carries a strong knowledge of all marketing disciplines and is capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.

 

Description:  Building and maintaining customer/client relationships.  Driving day-to-day client relations and serving as a primary client counselor.  Quickly developing rapport with client executives and establishing credibility.  Taking a leadership role in executing deliverables.  Developing content/messaging across several different audiences.  Supporting all phases of the process: planning, production, distribution, optimization, and measurement analysis.  Project management, including, but not limited to, campaign execution and budgeting.

 

Requirements:  Possess a minimum of five years experience.  Possess the ability to use project management software to monitor the progress of all production through different departments and disciplines.  Possess strong project leadership and management skills.  Proactively manage day-to-day responsibilities on assigned projects.   Possess strong communication skills with the ability to express ideas concisely, and clearly, both orally and in writing.  Possess the ability to think critically and independently to solve problems related to meeting client objectives.  Possess strong computer skills with proficiency in the standard office programs and networks (MS Office Suite – Word, Excel, Project Manager, PowerPoint, etc.)  Have considerable interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.  Demonstrate the ability to consistently achieve high client service standards and manage multiple client relationships throughout any given assignment.  Possess the drive necessary to meet or exceed client expectations.  Possess the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

 

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

shan@designgroupmarketing.com

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Northwest Arkansas Food Bank / Bethel Heights

 

Summary:  The purpose of this position is to develop and execute annual and long range fund development plans to ensure continued growth in giving.  The position will work with senior staff to strengthen the Food Bank’s market presence, maintain existing and develop new sources of revenue.  This position is part of the senior management team.

 

Description:  Oversee all aspects of fundraising including major gifts, corporate giving, establish a planned giving program, direct mail, event marketing, etc.  Manage donor research tracking and recognition.  Direct research and preparation of Grants including necessary reporting of fulfillment.  Lead direct reports in fulfillment of their respective job responsibilities.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience and education. Three to five (3-5) years experience in a development role for a non-profit organization.  Proven track record in developing and executing Fundraising activities.  Direct mail experience. Extensive experience in researching and writing grants.  Knowledge of marketing, public relations and social media.  Excellent oral and written communication skill.  Excellent Presentation skills.  Strong organizations skills.  Success in leading and motivating employees.  Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume and references to:  info@nwafoodbank.org.

 

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DIRECTOR OF MAJOR GIFTS

Centers for Youth & Families Foundation / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Director of Major Gifts will be responsible for the day-to-day identification, cultivation, and continued growth of Centers for Youth & Families major giving program. This position will help develop and execute strategies to build the major gifts program through engaging prospects in their programs of interest, funding capital needs, and providing financial resources to enhance Centers’ programs and services. As the Director of Major Gifts, this position will join the Foundation team and work to identify prospective major gift donors, design and implement a comprehensive moves-management system that will increase current level of giving from current donors, and lead efforts to re-engage lapsed donors at a very exciting time for development efforts within the Centers for Youth & Families organization.

 

Description:   Identify, research, cultivate, solicit and pursue current and prospective major gift donors.  Research and maintain a portfolio of major donor prospects to include individual donors, corporate partners, and foundations.  Lead major gift cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, assisting with annual giving and planned giving, as necessary.  Integrate major donor development strategies in all fundraising activities, emphasizing major giving goals and objectives, working with members of the Foundation which will include Special Events Coordinator, Grant Writer, & Communications Coordinator.  Work with the Agency and Foundation staff to plan and execute a series of donor based and prospect-focused events, including tours, open houses, an annual board social, and donor recognition events. This will be for new and existing donors, lapsed donors, and major corporate sponsors.  Determine how to best develop and maintain effective relationships with donors and determine when and how a prospective donor can be successfully solicited for a gift.   Demonstrate ability to relate well to and understand the needs and interest of donors in order to develop or strengthen relationships between them and the agency.  Ability to work collaboratively in a complex environment but also to work independently and without close supervision.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask to work with donors, volunteers, and Foundation staff.  Ability to manage a major gift portfolio of existing and prospective donors, as well as prepare proposals, conduct presentations, and lead facility tours.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree, with minimum of two years experience in fundraising.  (Related experience will be considered.)  Proven personal record of successful development results.  Knowledge of fund-raising skills, prospect management process and metrical evaluations as they relate to university development.  Demonstrated abilities to work collaboratively with other development personnel.  Well-developed capabilities in strategic planning, problem solving, attention to detail and task completion. Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format (with job title of position you are applying for in the subject line of email) to:  slumpkin@cfyf.org.   All information will remain confidential.

 

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EDITOR

Research & Sponsored Programs

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

Position Number:  R97736

Closing:  September 26

 

Summary:  The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock invites applicants for the position of Editor (R97736). The Editor reports to the Pre-Award Associate Director of ORSP and will work individually and as a part of a team to support the pre-award activities and post-award accomplishments of the research and sponsored programs community at UALR. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 

Description:  Review and edit grant proposals and contract documents submitted to ORSP for conformance to professional language standards and institutional regulations.Create promotional and public relations material related to UALR research and ORSP activities.  Create content for and manage ORSP social media accounts.  Assist with content management on ORSP website.  Write and edit reports on UALR grants, contracts and ORSP activities.  Work closely with UALR faculty and staff across campus to gather information for proposals and articles; conduct in-person interviews as needed.  Write engaging articles for a general audience about faculty research accomplishments, for both print and web release.  Write, edit, and design/redesign ORSP forms, policies, and procedural documents as needed.  Act as backup for ORSP Receptionist and associated duties; purchase office items, office travel, equipment maintenance, incoming mail/documents, prepare outgoing documents, administrative support for ORSP Director, maintain office procedures manual.  Provide training and assistance to university faculty and staff on the funding search and proposal development process.  Assist with the presentation of workshops on various topics and other distributions of information via the internet or other publications.  Travel occasionally for training and/or professional development.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  An earned bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, or a related field; plus two years of experience in writing and editing professional, publicly distributed works.

 

Preferred:  Experience with database systems; experience working in a professional office setting; experience writing and/or editing in a professional context; experience writing for a general audience; proficiency using Microsoft Office applications; experience in academic or technical writing is a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/5317

 

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EVENTS MANAGER

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

 

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

 

Description:  Sales – Build and maintain relationships with local, regional and national event rental clients; both corporations and individuals.  Negotiate contracts with clients that upsell goods and services that the organization can provide to maximize revenue.  Coordinate sales efforts with Development team and Group Ticket Sales to ensure opportunities to upsell an event rental are considered.  Maintain database of event sales inquiries through the organization’s venue management software.  Lead team dedicated to shaping the presence of event rental information on both the Walton Arts Center and Walmart AMP websites.  Work with Marketing to develop promotional materials and create marketing plans for client events.  Event Management – Serves as primary contact for client from inquiry to invoice.  Ensure client has executed all necessary parts of written agreement and met financial responsibilities. (Usage agreements, certificate of insurance, signed estimate, collect deposit, send final invoice, etc.)  Serves as interdepartmental liaison responsible for communicating event requirements across the organization and recording necessary data regarding events in the organization’s venue management software system.  Negotiates with area businesses and vendors to provide exceptional services for Walton Arts Center and our clients.  Recruits local approved caterers and maintains those relationships and ensures collection of appropriate commissions.  Provides input and assists in the development of policies surrounding client rental events.  Research current industry rental event practices, rates and trends to keep Walton Arts Center policies up to date.  Works with Box Office team on ticketing services required for client events.  Maintain client event documentation; both internal for staff and external documents shared with clients.  Review event plans with appropriate staff to ensure safety of setup for patrons and all codes and legal requirements have been met (Fire Code, Alcohol regulations, etc.) Assists Director of Events with assigned administrative tasks.  Special Events – Leads in the creative design and coordination of assigned events and meetings; crafting the aesthetic vision for these events.  Serves as onsite event manager for Walton Arts Center special events.  Research themes and stakeholder’s desires; make appropriate suggestions and solicit feedback; execute accordingly.  Keep stakeholders informed throughout planning process and update on budget as necessary.  Keep current on design/event trends in the industry.  Finance – Exercises sound independent judgment while being accountable for purchases within Events budget area.  Assists Director of Events and Patron Services in budget development and reconciliation for Events income and expenses.

 

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

 

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

 

Karen Percival, Director of Human Resources

humanresources@waltonartscenter.org

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Administration

Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Little Rock

Posting Number:  3028173

 

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

 

Description:  Documentation Preparation & Management – Prepares reports, manuscripts and/or correspondence. Reproduces reports, journal articles, and other material as required by assigned activities. Organizes and maintain electronic and hard copy files and records. Utilizes computer software tools to manage documents and information as required by assigned activities. Demonstrates expertise and initiative in formatting documents.  Schedules – Coordinates administrative calendars by reviewing the agenda daily for changes and updates, and considering optimal scheduling patterns. Initiates schedule changes when unexpected meetings necessitate reprioritization of standing meetings. Prioritizes daily, weekly, monthly, and annual activities to meet deadlines. Coordinates departmental calendar and integrates schedules as required by assigned activities. Coordinates travel arrangements according to supervisory instructions.  Office Management – Provides continual coverage for assigned phone lines daily, transfers calls and records messages as instructed. Routes reports, correspondence and other material via interdepartmental and other mail delivery services. Orders materials and requisitions services as needed. Requisitions stock and non-stock items as needed with authorized approvals within prescribed deadlines. Operates and maintains office equipment according to hospital policy and procedures. Determines appropriate action (disposition) to take in assisting with administrative issues. Reviews expenditures and utilization of office supplies, maintaining expenses within budgeted parameters. Maintains administrative and hospital information in a confidential and discreet manner in daily activities.  Special Projects – Takes minutes when requested and transcribes same for distribution within time frames as designated by the Executive Leadership and maintains files for site visits and audits. Maintains pending filing system for assigned Executive Leadership. Communicates effectively to keep assigned Executive Leadership updated on all issues, progress on projects, and other necessary information. Opens, prioritizes, and distributes mail daily and routes important correspondence for immediate action.  Reviews correspondence and initiates action as indicated, clarifying as necessary with assigned Executive Leadership. Ability to triage and draft replies to e-mails as required.  Utilizes critical thinking skills while maintaining a high level of emotional intelligence with executive level staff.

 

Requirements:  Associate’s degree or equivalent with five (5) years total experience.

 

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree with three (3) years executive level experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3028173

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / DEVELOPMENT

Northwest Arkansas Community College / Bentonville

Posting Number:  2017022

Salary Range:  $80,000 – $90,000

 

Summary:  The Executive Director of Development/Executive Director of NWACC Foundation is a key member of the College’s executive leadership team and responsible for overall strategy and efforts related to diversifying the College’s resource base through philanthropy. Serving a dual role, this position provides broad-based visioning, planning, evaluation, and execution of the College’s robust fundraising program, as well as manages the daily operations of the College’s affiliated non-profit foundation. As Executive Director of the NWACC Foundation, this position acts as the primary liaison to a 30-member regional Foundation Board of Directors. This position is responsible for all major gift fundraising for the advancement of the College.

 

Description:  Provides strategic leadership and creative direction for all development activities and drives their implementation, developing a balanced funding mix of donor sources and solicitation programs tailored to the needs of the College that will enable it to attract, retain, and motivate donors and fundraising volunteers.  Manages day-to-day operations of the NWACC Foundation, assuring sound fiscal operation of fundraising activities including timely, accurate and comprehensive development of charitable contributions, income and expense budgets, reporting, monitoring, and implementation.  Collaborates with College Administration and NWACC Foundation Board of Directors to create both the short-term and long-term strategic plans for fundraising activities and alumni relations.  Plans, leads, directs capital campaigns and other major College initiatives that require external community support. Provides appropriate stewardship and reporting as necessary.  Manages strategic communication and marketing plans for the NWACC Foundation.  Identifies, cultivates, and solicits major gift, annual gift, and planned gift prospects; implements appropriate recognition and stewardship.  Assures design and maintenance of donor and prospect records, gift management system, informational reports, and donor recognition programs.  Ensures institutional-wide fundraising is coordinated and carried out in relation to the College’s values, mission, vision, and long-term plans.  Keeps informed of developments in philanthropy to share current trends, issues, and problems with the administrative team and board members.  Provides direction for and ensures the successful organization and execution of special events (i.e. Soiree, Scholarship Luncheon, Holiday Reception, press conferences, etc.)  Maintains existing donor relationships and builds new connections through effective follow-up, responsive communication, and stewardship practices.  Assures proper investment of NWACC Foundation funds according to the Board of Directors and Finance Committee policies and oversees annual Foundation audit. Monitors and analyzes financial reports, projections, etc.  Serves as liaison to the 30-person NWACC Foundation Board of Directors; initiates correspondence, meeting materials, as well as follow-up.  Builds and maintains relationships with individuals, corporations, foundations as well as serves as chief strategy officer to advance the mission of the institution through key partnerships.  Establishes performance measures, monitors results, and evaluates the effectiveness of fundraising programs. Maintains policies and procedures for the NWACC Foundation to ensure best practices that are transparent and ethical.  Oversees cultivation, solicitation, and membership growth for The President’s Circle, an annual giving vehicle to address priorities related to student success.  Provides direct supervision of the Institutional Development team: Business Manager, Annual Giving Officer, Planned Giving Officer, and Administrative Assistant. Conducts formal performance appraisals for staff to inspire accountability, success, continuous improvement, and professional growth.  Collaborates with cross-functional external and internal audiences to promote a positive public image for the College.  Works collaboratively with staff in various divisions to maximize existing relationships and identify key projects and associated fundraising opportunities.  Attends and coordinates a College presence a variety of community events, promoting a positive public image and serving as spokesperson on behalf of the College as appropriate.  Develops and maintains content for the NWACC Foundation website to educate and inform potential donors about their giving options.  Researches and writes proposals to individuals and granting organizations for capital, scholarship, and other major requests.  Oversees the continual development of the NWACC Alumni Association and private scholarship programs with the assistance of the Annual Giving Officer.  Establishes strategic partnerships with business and industry and engages in special projects for the benefit of the campus.  Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, with five years related experience and/or training and two years related management experience.

 

Preferred:  Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification.  Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge.  Excellent written, interpersonal, and communication skills.  Experience writing/giving community presentations and speeches.  Prior experience managing a board of directors.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    https://jobs.nwacc.edu/postings/6967

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / NATIONAL

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) USA / Little Rock

 

Summary:  HIPPY USA is seeking an individual to fill the position of National Executive Director. This individual will have a passion for our mission and will design and implement a plan, in collaboration with the National Board of Trustees, to lead the organization through a period of substantial growth over the next five to 10 years. HIPPY is an evidenced-based home visiting program designed to empower parents as primary educators of their children.  HIPPY’s mission is to help parents prepare their children to succeed in school and beyond.  Located in Little Rock, the national office of HIPPY USA:  coordinates training and technical assistance to HIPPY programs in more than 20 states; monitors program quality; develops the HIPPY curriculum and program model; conducts outreach, advocacy and networking efforts; manages the national data system for local programs; coordinates research and evaluation; and supports state HIPPY networks.

 

Description:  The Executive Director leads the national office of HIPPY USA in Little Rock, Arkansas, which oversees the network of HIPPY programs and state offices around the country. The national office ensures fidelity to the HIPPY model and provides curriculum development, assessment, research coordination, training services and accreditation to sites throughout the country. The Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for HIPPY USA’s staff, programs, budget, expansion, fundraising and execution of its mission. She or he will initially develop deep knowledge of the field, core programs, operations and strategic plans.  The Executive Director will be the lead spokesperson for HIPPY, increasing visibility and financial support for the program and the organization, advocating and promoting the role of HIPPY in legislative and regulatory arenas, developing strategic partnerships and successfully cultivating new donors while retaining previous supporters.  The ideal candidate will:  provide vision, leadership, strategic planning, implementation, goal achievement and accountability;  possess personal ability, ease and confidence to engage, energize, mentor, motivate and establish relationships and partnerships;  possess a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion;  possess strong interpersonal skills;  maintain a collaborative, inclusive and transparent management style;  and facilitate cultivation of and engagement with board members.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Minimum of five years experience in nonprofit management, including operations, administration, budgeting, finance and governance.  Demonstrated ability to capitalize on opportunities, set priorities, create efficiencies and guide investment in people and systems.  Broad knowledge of, and demonstrated track record in, raising public and private sector funds, including from corporations, foundations and individual donors.  Experience with grant research, writing, and administration.  Ability to create clear, concise and compelling oral and written communication skills for diverse audiences.

 

Preferred:  Graduate degree. Experience with early childhood education or home visiting.  Knowledge of research design, evaluation and assessment tools a plus.

Experience with advocacy, marketing and communications helpful.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Send a cover letter and resume to:  resumes@hippyusa.org.

 

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EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

KNWA

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Fayetteville

Job ID: 2903

 

Summary:  KNWA & FOX24 are looking for an aggressive, innovative, creative, and dynamic executive producer to help take our product to the next level.  The successful candidate will be a key newsroom leader, pushing our team of evening journalists to craft visually compelling shows that make an impact with an audience both on-air and online. The executive producer will mentor and train show producers, work with crews in the field, help differentiate the content in our broadcasts and showcase the KNWA & FOX24 brands. Our EP will work closely with the News Director to set and uphold the high standards for how KNWA & FOX24 shows are produced and executed.  The successful candidates will understand the importance of breaking news and concept of dropping everything to win the big story and weather.  Candidates must be engaged in social media and be able to regularly contribute to the station’s website.  Above all, we’re looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude.  Applicants should have a minimum of two years producing experience and be willing to work a nightside shift (1:30 – 10:30 p.m.)

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/2903

 

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EXECUTIVE SECRETARY /

EXECUITVE ASSISTANT TO THE CONTROLLER

Windstream Communications / Little Rock

Req. ID:  16003479

 

Summary:  Provide administrative support to the Controller and VP-Tax.  Requires administrative support experience; ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality; create and maintain enhancements to databases specific to area/function supported; strong working knowledge of basic grammar and business English; strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks; advanced PC skills and understanding of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat; ability to use automated office equipment and replenish supplies; problem solving and decision making skills; reliable and punctual; team player with the ability to work in a fast paced environment.

 

Description:   Assist with and organize projects.  Maintain phone and mailing lists.  Process and review expense reports.  Coordinate interdepartmental initiatives and projects.  Work on special projects incorporating confidential budgeting and financial information.  Assist with human resources systems.  Schedule and coordinate multiple calendars including meetings, functions, conference calls.  Arrange catering for various meetings.  Arrange and plan travel for multiple executives.  Research and distribute switchboard calls to ensure prompt resolution.  Maintain and order office supplies and stationary for multiple departments.  General administrative office responsibilities such as filing and copying.  Coordinate aspects of the quarterly CFO Bottom Line meeting and R.A.C.E. Awards & other duties as required to meet business needs.

 

Requirements:  High School diploma or equivalent and four or more (4+) years experience with three or more (3+) years directly related to the job. College hours or a college degree may be substituted for some experience as deemed appropriate.

 

To Apply, or for more information:     http://windstreamtalent.com/apply-now/

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Harding University / Searcy

 

Summary:  Conceives, designs and coordinates all materials and campaigns for various departments, with a primary focus on the Office of Undergraduate Admissions in order to support recruiting prospective undergraduate students.  Serves as brand manager and creator of visual assets for the university, including logos, templates, book covers, view books, brochures and more.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Human Resources

501-279-4380

hr@harding.edu

 

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GROUP SALES COORDINATOR

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

 

Summary:  This position will specialize in developing all Walton Arts Center’s group sales initiatives. This employee will handle ticketing and invoicing of all group ticket purchases and will act as the primary contact for both incoming and outgoing contact with a variety of groups. This employee will work closely with the Box Office Manager and the Communications Director to improve the organization’s services for groups, and to reach out to new groups who can benefit from Walton Arts Center’s programming.

 

Description:  Ticket Sales –  Sell, process, and print event and class tickets, both during regular box office hours and during events.  Maintain the highest levels of accuracy with regard to all ticket-related and financial transactions.  Patron Relations – Provide excellent customer service to all patrons.  Work to communicate organizational mission and reinforce the organization’s brand.  Act as an information resource for patrons with regards to Walton Arts Center and Client programming as well as community-wide information whenever possible.  Communicate Box Office and organizational policies to patrons.  Represent Walton Arts Center at various business fairs, Arts Festival, etc. as requested.  Group Sales – Process, distribute and track all group sales by working with the Box Office Manager and Box Office Supervisor.  Provide concierge service to groups, and act as primary contact for incoming and outgoing contact with groups.  Work with Marketing Director and Box Office Manager to determine special group pricing.  Develop new group sales prospects through direct outreach to businesses or other non-profit organizations.  Work with Marketing to develop new materials to promote group sales.  Research tourism trends and group sales industry standards.  Prepare and maintain Group Commissions reports.  Continued professional development in Tessitura, Event Booking, Microsoft Office tools, and Social Networking tools.  Establish a professional presence in networking groups like local Chambers and/or BNI.

 

Requirements:  High School Diploma or General Education Degree with at least 3 years experience in the arts and/or customer service.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  To Apply, or for more information:  Email cover letter and resume (using the subject line “Group Sales Coordinator”) to:

 

Karen Percival, Director of Human Resources

humanresources@waltonartscenter.org

 

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INTERNSHIP / COMMUNICATIONS

Winrock International / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Communications Intern will assist Communications staff with content creation, social media implementation and special events. This person will write, copy edit and proofread communications and marketing materials for Winrock International, including handouts, captions, news releases, newsletter pieces, social media posts and website copy. The Communications Intern will also prepare reports and will upload new or existing content to Winrock’s website, intranet and databases.

 

Description:  Writing and content development: Including, but not limited to, brochures, handouts, fact sheets, reports, advertisements, photo captions, press releases, social media posts and website content.  Collaborate with the Communications Director and other Communications staff on internal and external newsletters and write content for the newsletter, as needed.  Proofread content written by others.  Write news releases and media advisories.  Collaborate with program staff to develop project specific materials, as needed.  Other responsibilities:  Proposal development support, as needed.  Participation and support for all Communications initiatives.  Still photography and video support, as needed.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Ideal candidate is an undergraduate or graduate student in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing, or a development-related field.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

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

 

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INTERNSHIP / NEWS

KATV 7

Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Tracking Code:  2935

 

Summary:  KATV has several openings for internships in our news department.  We are looking for motivated, ambitious students who are seeking to expand their knowledge, improve their skills and kick-start their career.  Push the envelope of career possibilities and gain an edge in the broadcast industry.  Combine your classroom educational experiences with those of a state-of-the-art broadcast and multimedia facility.  The news intern will learn all aspects of our newsroom operations.  The intern will interact with the assignment desk, producers, reporters and photographers as well as others. This is a hands-on internship with a goal of giving the candidate the tools to work in the newsroom post degree.  This is a non-paid internship.

Requirements:  Junior or senior college student attending an accredited institution, preferably a communications major, though other majors may be considered. Must be in good academic standing and receive college credit for this internship. A candidate with a terrific attitude who can work well with a team as well as independently. A creative self-starter with strong communication skills. Available mornings, night and/or weekends.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=2320&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992299&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=

 

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LOCAL MINISTRY LIAISON  (part time)

KDIS 99.5 FM

Salem Media Group / Little Rock

Req. Number:  16-0273

 

Summary:  This person will work closely with the General Manager and other local managers in developing new church relationships and interaction with clients. The ideal candidate will have a background in pastoral ministry as a former pastor or ministry leader at a local church. In addition, this individual will have a passionate heart and a strong belief in the role that FaithTalk 99.5 plays within the local church community. This person will be a strong communicator with positive energy and a proactive nature.

 

Description:  Develop and maintain relationships with local pastors/churches.  Work with churches to help develop radio programs to air on KDIS.  Work with churches/ministries to help promote station events.  Work with National Ministry Partners for name acquisition, giveaways and local events.  To assist in developing and executing Pastor Appreciation and Women in Ministry event; plus, other KDIS events.  Setting up follow-up meetings for the General Manager to meet with local pastors and church leaders.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://rn22.ultipro.com/SAL1004/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*E8180C2FE10F3B63

 

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Baptist Health Foundation / Little Rock

* one of two positions available / each has unique link *

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/bhark/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=107721

 

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Baptist Health Foundation / Little Rock

* one of two positions available / each has unique link *

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://www.healthcaresource.com/bhark/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=107722

 

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MANAGER OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Ozarks Electric Cooperative / Fayetteville

Job ID:  30328705

 

Summary:  The Manager of Marketing & Communications will oversee and manage all aspects of Ozarks Electric Cooperative’s internal and external marketing and communications initiatives, media/public relations and community/education outreach programs.

 

Description:  Develop, manage and oversee all aspects of company’s internal communications initiatives.  Oversee strategy and creative development of all external marketing and communications efforts.  Maintain and build brand awareness and reputation management initiatives through comprehensive analysis and research to ensure best practices are continually utilized.  Responsible for strategic planning of community outreach and educational programs.  Create and maintain organized plan for all media/public relations.  Assist in fostering positive relations in order to communicate any relevant information to members.  Research and planning for long-term strategic initiatives, including industry trends and best practices with regards to internal and external marketing and communications.  Ongoing project management of internal and external marketing and communications to ensure all deadlines are readily met while maintaining best-in-class quality of work.  Comprehensive department budget development and management.

 

Requirements:  College degree, preferably in journalism or communications, with at least eight to 10 years of experience in marketing, communications, public relations or related field.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.touchstoneenergy.coop/jobseeker/job/30328705/Manager%20of%20Marketing%20and%20Communications/__company__/?str=1&max=25&keywords=arkansas%20electric&vnet=0

 

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MARKETING COORDINATOR

Pleasant Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Pleasant Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation, a person-centered long term care facility, seeks a well-qualified individual to serve as our Marketing Coordinator in the greater Little Rock area.  Qualifications include, but are not limited to:  two or more (2+) medical field experience in either marketing/sales, case management, discharge planning, social work or admissions; long term care experience a plus; RN/LPN preferred, but not required.  We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great team environment.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Lana Kauffman, Human Resources Manager

lkauffman@elderoutreach.com

 

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MARKETING DATA SCIENTIST

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Summary:  If you live and breathe digital marketing and data, have an analytical mind, and a desire to develop and create solutions, then you may be our new Marketing Data Scientist. As a valued Community Engagement member, you’ll deliver and manage cross-channel, data-driven marketing assets, insights, and measurements.  You will also collaborate with team members to drive results in a variety of ways, including creating targeted marketing assets, delivering marketing-mix optimization strategy, predictive response modeling for push marketing channels, search optimization, sentiment analysis, analytic support to Store fleet, donor/volunteer metrics and retention reporting, cross-channel test design, and in-depth analysis of user behavior across all channels, devices and touch points.

 

Description:  Collaborate with Community Engagement team to analyze: customer behaviors, market analysis, service and product preferences, marketing response, and selection criteria modeling and analysis. This duty is performed daily, about 20% of the time.  Support data initiatives within the company aiming to use advanced modeling and statistical methods to gain insight, make scientifically-informed decisions, and improve the company’s overall operations and customer experience. This duty is performed daily, about 10% of the time.  Plan, execute, and automate all web, SEO/SEM, email, and display advertising campaigns: This duty is performed daily, about 30% of the time.  Design, build and maintain our social media presence and content.  Develop and manage YouTube Nonprofit and collaborate with other team members on video content (live and scheduled.)  Design, track, and maintain various mobile campaigns. (apps, device/browser compatibility, mobile analytics, location reporting) This duty is performed daily, about 20% of the time.  Develop customized enterprise-level maps using HTML5 and JavaScript with     Google Maps APIs. Create and publish maps of donors/project sites.  Gather intelligence and report applicable solutions from large data stores across several relational and non-relational file systems, analytic tools, and channels. This duty is performed daily, about 20% of the time. Reduce this data to illustrate business insights and to automate solutions that optimize KPIs such as traffic, RVP (revenue per visitor, ROAS (return on ad spend), and LTV (life time value.)  Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate.  This duty is performed monthly, about 10% of the time. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

 

Requirements:  BS/MS degree in marketing or a related field.  Demonstrable experience leading and managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns. Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement. Experience with A/B and multivariate experiments.

 

Preferred:  Priority consideration will be given to the candidate with programming skills in at least one of the following: SAS, R, Python, and SQL.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE

Life Strategies Counseling / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Marketing Representative is responsible for planning, development and implementation of the Organization’s marketing strategies and communications, both external and internal, for therapists, other clients, and community goodwill.  Oversees development and implementation of support materials and services in the area of marketing and communications.

 

Description:  Responsible for creating, implementing and measuring the success of a comprehensive marketing and communications program that will enhance the Organization’s image and position within the marketplace and the general public.  Must be personable, positive, and a professional representative of the company.  Ability to foster, develop and maintain professional and collaborative working relationships.  Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of management, employees, and referral sources by email, phone, and in person.  Provide referral reports to the Marketing Coordinator.  Facilitate internal and external communications, marketing and public relations activities and materials including publications, and client acquisition.  Ensure articulation of Organization’s desired image and position, assure consistent communication of image and position throughout the Organization, and assure communication of image and position to all constituencies, both internal and external.  Responsible for editorial direction, design, production and distribution of all Organization publications, calendars, and newsletters.  Coordinate the appearance of all Organization print and electronic materials such as letterhead, use of logo, brochures, etc.  Maintain a climate that attracts, retains and motivates top quality personnel.  Coordinating orientation scheduling and welcoming of new employees.  Coordinate job fairs and act as Organization’s representative at all job fairs and with potential employees.  Assist with the facilitation of scheduling training for all sites.  Conduct self always in a professional manner – presenting positive image to community, clients, internally and externally.  Proficient with MS Work, Excel and Powerpoint.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  BS degree, with three years related experience.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.lscihelp.com/careers/job-search/marketing-representative-lr/

 

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MEMBER RELATIONS TRAINER

Ozarks Electric Cooperative / Fayetteville

Job ID:  30328711

 

Summary:  Prepare all Member Relations employees to accomplish job results by identifying training needs and offering programs and documentation to meet those needs. The Trainer works directly with the Member Relations management team to coordinate, plan, develop and implement training guidelines to ensure member satisfaction.

 

Description:  Train all Member Relations and Field Service personnel on systems applications to efficiently assist customers via phone/face-to-face interaction. Prepares and delivers training evaluations on all Member Relations Representatives to improve efficiency and accuracy. Plans, coordinates and conducts all mandatory training for Member Relations and Field Service Departments.    Continually updates Member Relations manual to ensure information provided to all Member Relations Representatives and Field Service Representatives is current and consistent.  Creates and maintains all training material to include E-Learning modules to ensure up to date and consistent practices within Member Relations. Assists the Supervisors of Member Relations and Field Service to create, maintain and administer skills assessment for continuous learning.  Provides assistance and support to Supervisor(s) of Member Relations and Field Service. Makes recommendations to appropriate Supervisor relative to training needed to minimize escalations.  Maintains the Emergency Response Storm manuals and procedures to conduct training on the Member Relations Department practices to other departments during major outages.  Coordinate with other department personnel to ensure proper instruction and training is being conducted to ease workflow processes and procedures beyond the Member Relations department.  Works with Member Relations Manager for instruction of what services the Member Relations and Field Services groups can provide to enhance member satisfaction.  Develop teaching and training aids such as handbooks, demonstration methods, step by step documented procedures, visual aids, tutorial and reference work.  Assist with new employee orientation and training where required.  Monitor employee’s participation in and maintain records or external educational classes and training.  Advise management of any budgetary/financial considerations regarding training and development for the Member Relations department.  Assist in preparing the training and development budget in coordination with management.  Evaluate training and development effectiveness by assessing trainee performance. Consult with management to determine proper training needs and assessments.  Develop and maintain educational and training records for the Member Relations department. Communicate with Member Relations Manager and Supervisors regarding training needs and assessments through the log.  Identify training and development needs by consulting with management to gain knowledge of work situations requiring employee training.  Responsible for the purchasing, research, and design of all training programs and media for the Member Relations department. Responsible for scheduling outside training and consulting services for training purposes of the Member Relations department.  Formulate teaching outlines and determine the instructional methods needed for effective training outcomes. Methods could include individual training, group instruction, lectures, demonstrations, conferences, meetings, cross-training and workshops.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. The Member Relations Trainer shall be required to perform any other duties as assigned to fulfill the objectives of the Cooperative.

 

Requirements:  High school diploma is required; Associate degree or equivalent preferred. Experience with a utility or related industry with emphasis in customer service.  Communications and computer literacy skills also required. Two years of experience in customer service and training required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.touchstoneenergy.coop/jobseeker/job/30328711/Member%20Relations%20Trainer/__company__/?str=1&max=25&keywords=arkansas%20electric&vnet=0

 

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MEMBERSHIP RECRUITER

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts / Fayetteville

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, or communications preferred or a minimum of two to three (2-3) years experience and/or knowledge in a related field.  Demonstrated ability to assess lead generating opportunities within a community.  Experience building and leveraging relationships to generate quality leads.  Demonstrated customer service skills.  Strong community engagement experience.

 

Preferred:  Experience in sales and/or customer service.  Knowledge of Girl Scout Program Emphasis and Delivery Systems.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org/?s=Employment

 

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MEMBERSHIP RECRUITER

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts / Pine Bluff

 

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

 

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

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, or communications preferred or a minimum of two to three (2-3) years experience and/or knowledge in a related field.  Demonstrated ability to assess lead generating opportunities within a community.  Experience building and leveraging relationships to generate quality leads.  Demonstrated customer service skills.  Strong community engagement experience.

 

Preferred:  Experience in sales and/or customer service.  Knowledge of Girl Scout Program Emphasis and Delivery Systems.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org/?s=Employment

 

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MORNING SHOW ANCHOR

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:   THV-11 is looking for a creative, engaging, enterprising Multi-Skilled Weekday Morning Anchor/Reporter to join our news team. The successful candidate will be an excellent on-camera communicator with top notch interviewing, live and taped reporting skills. We prefer an anchor who can connect with the audience on all platforms: TV, online, mobile and social media. Absolutely, must be a true team player and newsroom leader, willing to do whatever it takes to get the latest and best story and impactful information to our community. The ideal candidate will also have strong editorial judgement and be able to work with the morning producer to develop a content filled and engaging morning newscast. The candidate will be able to generate unique, compelling and innovative story/show ideas and content, developing contacts and relationships is also required. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Must be willing to take part in various community events on behalf of the station. A keen eye for creative production, as well as shooting/editing video is also required.

 

Requirements:   Minimum 3-5 years news anchor/reporting experience;  journalism and/or mass communication degree preferred.  Understand the tenants of professional journalism.  Deliver accurate content and reports.  Excellent, creative presentation and writing skills a must.  Excellent use of social media for news gathering/disseminating and community engagement.  Cultivate sources.  Must have an understanding of live technology.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Morning-Show-Anchor/J3J0JG6PJY9VVHY57YH/

 

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MORNING SHOW SENIOR PRODUCER

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV 11 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.  Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines.  Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.

 

Preferred:  Two to five (2-5) years of experience. Bilingual (English & Spanish.)  Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus. 

 

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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MULTI-MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  This position reports to the local sales manager and will be responsible for generating revenue across TEGNA Little Rock television and digital platforms including display, search, targeted emails and many  other marketing solutions. The position works closely with an account manager to execute advertising strategies and drive revenue.

 

Description:  Remain current on industry trends; e.g., TV, mobile, targeted display, video, SEM, and email marketing. Meet and exceed monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals.  Create and sell multi screen needs based proposals.  Growing market share within a designated account list through the combination of acquiring new business and increasing current client spend while increasing client satisfaction.  Build strong relationships with industry and agency decision makers.  Manage campaigns to ensure delivery and provide excellent customer service.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Media-Account-Executive/J3F6DS704RM2Y8C2DXN/

 

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MULTI-PLATFORM PRODUCER

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV is looking for a multi-platform producer who can write, edit, create and produce exciting and interesting newscasts and news content for broadcast, online and social content.  Producers must be able to multi-task during the newsgathering hours, sharing content before, during and after a newscast or digital post.

 

Description:   Create unique newscasts or segments evoking emotion.  Edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms.  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.  Lead and inspire news teams to work together for a great newscast.  Inspire on-air talent to be exciting and engaging.  Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

 

Requirements:  This position calls for someone who can help edit the THV 11 morning newscast while also assisting the other show producers. The ideal candidates are creative problem solvers with strong journalistic judgment, detail skills and an ability to think creatively.  Our producers must be able to skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.  One to two (1-2) years experience required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Platform-Producer/J3H3746376QP1JFQRM6/

 

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MULTI-SKILLED JOURNALIST

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  KTHV is looking for great storytellers who will excel in this digital age of journalism.  We want journalists who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing.

 

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

 

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

 

Preferred:  Two to five (2-5) years of experience.  Bilingual (English & Spanish.)  Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Multi-Skilled-Journalist/J3G6VZ5XX0JKD91X0F0/

 

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NATIONAL SALES COORDINATOR

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV11 is seeking a National Sales Coordinator to manage day to day responsibilities of key National accounts.   This position will provide an optimal customer experience by having a deep understanding of the company’s multimedia solutions.

 

Description:  Daily interaction with existing agency business; this responsibility includes maintenance of client schedules on television and online in addition to implementation of special projects and promotions.  Works in tandem with National Sales Manager, Customer Insights Manager and Creative Services to develop sales presentations.  Attends sales meetings and training to obtain sales, product and process information and keep abreast of company products and services in order to articulate to client, when appropriate.  Self-motivation and willingness to work as a team player are essential attributes.  Creativity, flexibility, and ability to change with our industry are also keys to success.  Able to make decisions and solve problems independently in an effort to support the customer.  Assists National Sales Manager with maintenance of contracts, generating avails, traffic, make-goods, collections and overall customer service.  Regular tracking of client audience delivery and digital fulfillment.  Back up national desk and traffic as needed.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/National-Sales-Coordinator/J3J39561CP3NK3Z9PCV/

 

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NEWS / CONTENT SPECIALIST  (part-time)

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2016-5669

* one of two positions available / each has unique link *

 

Summary:  KAIT-TV 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/5669/news-content-specialist/job

 

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NEWS / CONTENT SPECIALIST  (part-time)

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2016-5689

* one of two positions available / each has unique link *

 

Summary:  KAIT-TV 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/5689/news-content-specialist/job

 

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NEWS PRODUCER

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2016-5714

 

Summary:  KAIT is looking for a full-time news producer. We are looking for someone who knows how to take charge of a plan, can incorporate strategic planning into the daily newscast and motivate others to execute the vision. The best candidate must be strong at multi-tasking, be attentive to the details, have strong writing skills, good news judgment, ability to work under extreme deadlines, and be able to adapt. Knowledge of social media to drive an audience is a must. Experience helpful, but not necessary if willing to learn and grow quickly. Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach your resume and link to your work, if applicable. No phone calls please.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5714/news-producer/job

 

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NEWS PRODUCER

KARK 4 – KLRT 16

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Little Rock

Job ID:  2920

 

Summary:  KARK and KLRT, the NBC and Fox affiliates in Little Rock, are looking for an aggressive, innovative, and creative producer to help take our product to the next level.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record of producing shows that make an impact with an audience on-air, online, and on social media.  KARK-KLRT is looking for someone who welcomes the opportunity to drop everything for breaking news.  Candidates must be engaged in social media and be able to regularly contribute to the station’s website.  Above all, we’re looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude.  Applicants should a minimum of two years producing experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/2920

 

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NEWS PRODUCER

KNWA

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Fayetteville

Job ID:  2953

 

Summary:  The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

 

Description:  Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.  Writes and orders news stories.  Approves scripts.  Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.  Edits video.  Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.  Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/2953

 

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NEWS REPORTER

Pine Bluff Commercial / Pine Bluff

 

Summary:  The Pine Bluff Commercial is looking for a news reporter who isn’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and hit the ground running. The position is ideal for someone with previous newsroom experience who likes variety and is comfortable working both in print and news media. The reporter will have several duties: covering city council, school board meetings, as well as spot news. We have four major school districts and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, as well as Southeast Arkansas College, within our coverage area. Duties would also include maintaining our Facebook page with lots of interaction with readers. Coverage includes writing, photography and video. This is a full-time position with full benefits.  Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, writing or comparable field.

 

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

 

John Worthen, Managing Editor

jworthen@pbcommercial.com

 

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OFFICE ASSISTANT  (part-time)

KNWA

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Fayetteville

Job ID:  2904

 

Summary:  This position works with the sales department in performing all duties required by the department personnel as needed.  Performs all clerical functions for the sales department.  Corresponds with customers and confers with coworkers to answer inquiries and resolve issue.  Prepares forms and reports.  Maintains files and other business records.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/2904

 

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OFFICE COORDINATOR

Arkansas Banker’s Association / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Bankers Association is seeking a skilled Office Coordinator to undertake a variety of day-to-day  office and clerical tasks.This position is integral in ensuring that all office operations run smoothly and are successful in supporting other business activities.  An excellent Office Coordinator is,above all,an organized and competent professional with outstanding communication skills.This individual must comfortable dealing with people and able to carry out administrative duties with accuracy and efficiency.  The goal is to ensure that office operations are effective and add maximum value to the organization.

 

Description:  Follow office workflow procedures to ensure maximum efficiency.  Maintain files and records with effective filing systems.  Support other team members  with various administrative tasks (redirecting calls,disseminating correspondence, scheduling meetings etc.)  Greet and assist visitors when they arrive at the office.  Monitor office expenditures and handle all office contracts (rent, service etc.)  Perform basic bookkeeping activities and update the accounting system.  Support team members with assorted projects while adhering  to strict timelines and quality standards.  Deal with customer complaints or issues.  Monitor office supplies inventory and place orders.  Assist in vendor relationship management.

 

Requirements:  Proven experience as Office Coordinator or in a similar role.  Experience in customer service is a plus.  Knowledge of basic bookkeeping principles and office management systems and procedures.  Outstanding knowledge of Microsoft  Office, including Word and Excel, and accounting software.  Ability to learn other computer software programs, enter and maintain accurate data/information.  Working knowledge of office equipment.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Organized with the ability to prioritize and multi-task.  Reliable with patience and professionalism.

 

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

 

Barry Jackson,

Senior Vice President / Chief Operations Officer

barry.jackson@arkbankers.org

 

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PHOTOGRAPHER / EDITOR

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  1674

 

Summary:  KHBS has an opening for a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. We are seeking a photographer with the ability to capture the essence of what’s happening in the field, and then bring it vividly into the homes of our viewers. We are also seeking an editor who can simultaneously coordinate feeds, edit with both the eye and ear in mind, and coordinate content elements for multiple shows. This member of our team will spend several hours each day editing for newscasts and several hours each day out in the field shooting, editing, and executing live shots for stories. The winning candidate is also tech savvy and up-to-date on the most modern aspects of our medium. You must be able to shoot on Sony XD Cam, GoPro, on laptop computer and iPhone, and edit in Adobe Premiere and utilize the ENG, SNG, and wireless data to feed completed work to the station. Excellent editing skills, exceptional time-management abilities, effective communication style, organization, and knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Precis, ABC and CNN platforms are critical. An excellent eye for video and the highest journalistic standards are a must. If you are quick acting, quicker thinking, and technically savvy, we want you working in our newsroom.

 

Description:  Shooting and editing of vo’s, vo-sots and packages for broadcast air and online postings.  Working with the assignment desk and reporters to cover daily stories.  Gathers and edits video and still pictures for digital platforms.  Working with reporters and producers to ensure the best content and facts are gathered.  Working with producers to ensure their creative vision is executed with vivid video and natural sound.  Communicating and coordinating incoming video elements from crews in the field.  Can work with catalog systems to record and locate necessary video.  Will produce and publish content to our online platforms.

 

Requirements:  Degree in broadcast journalism or related field, or equivalent work experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/952195/Photographer-Editor/

 

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PLACEMENT SPECIALIST

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts / Little Rock

 

Summary:  A key member of the Mission Delivery Department, the Placement Specialist is responsible for providing excellent customer service to potential new member leads, resulting in increased girl/adult membership in an assigned geographic area; supports newly recruited volunteers in the application process; assists in developing and planning of membership extension in all markets; and plays a key role in identifying and improving lead conversion techniques.

 

Description:  Ability to convert new leads into members.  Sets challenging goals in customer service performance. Addresses and anticipates customer needs during the lead conversion process.  Develops new and innovative ways to improve the lead conversion process, both efficiency and effectiveness.  Works with new volunteer leads to guide them through the application and background check process.  Provides information and interpretation of council and GSUSA policies and program to reinforce the role of Girl Scouting.  Works closely with the Recruitment Director to develop and administer membership team operating plan and budget to achieve the council’s objectives.  Ensures Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults by delivering the Girl Scout message of pluralism and diversity to members of the council and the community.  Works collaboratively with all Council departments to ensure council program and initiatives are successfully marketed to girl and adult membership.  Supports Council, regional, and functional efforts.  Other duties as necessary and when assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s  degree in marketing, public relations, communications, or a related field preferred, or at least three (3) years knowledge and/or experience in a related field.  Demonstrated customer service skills.  Experience building and leveraging relationships to increase customer base.

 

Preferred:  Proficient in data entry and analysis.  Demonstrated experience in successful project management.  Knowledge of  Girl Scout Program Emphasis and Delivery Systems.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org/?s=Employment

 

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PRODUCER / ASSIGNMENTS & WEB  (part-time)

KNWA

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Fayetteville

Job ID:  2981

 

Summary:  KNWA & FOX24 are looking for a part-time web content and newscast producer. The ideal candidate would have a strong sense of urgency and news judgment. Our web producer will write and post news stories to the station’s website, particular during breaking news situations. Social media plays a big role in this position as well. Web producers drive content and conversations on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. They also interact with viewers who send in photos or tips.  In addition to web duties, the ideal candidate will also learn to produce newscasts that are accurate & fast-paced. This includes pitching and writing stories and handling live broadcasts on days as needed.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/2981

PROGRAM SERVICES ASSISTANT

Arkansas Foodbank / Little Rock

 

Description:  Maintain accurate and timely records of all Program Services activities, including federal/state reimbursement programs and numbers served by each program.  Collect monthly agency reports using the electronic reporting program and compile data into monthly and quarterly reports.  Field telephone calls for the Arkansas Foodbank Food For Families Program Services when other staff members are not available.  Provide data for program and grant reports.  Assist FFF Program Services with workshops including registration, assisting with planning coordination and details.  Maintain/update regularly Food for Families Program Services part of website.

 

Requirements:  Associates degree or equivalent two-year college or technical school degree preferred, high school diploma or general education degree (G.E.D.) required.  Three years (3+) of experience in an administrative role.  Skilled with computer operations and Microsoft Office, with particular experience in Word, Excel, other spreadsheet and data base programs and survey programs such as Survey Monkey or Survey Gizmo.  Equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 

To Apply, or for more information:    http://www.arkansasfoodbank.org/careers

 

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PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts / Little Rock

 

Summary:  A key member of the Membership, Volunteer, Program Department, the position of Program Specialist is responsible for facilitation of Girl and Volunteer program events/activities, developing collaborative community partnerships and providing administrative assistance for Council initiatives such as but not limited to, the annual product sales programs within an assigned geographic area.

 

Description:  Researches/develops high-quality innovative program opportunities for girls k-12, which incorporate the Girl Scout Leadership Experience curriculum.  Coordinates execution of program events/activities within assigned geographic area, per number set annually and works collaboratively with other staff in execution of department and/or council initiatives (awards recognitions, council-wide events, Service Team Conference, etc.)  Recruits/trains/supervises local volunteers to assist in program facilitation within assigned area.  Identifies and works collaboratively with other community based organizations to create and deliver educational and leadership development programs for Girl Scouts of all age levels.  Provides support for Service Unit event coordination through training opportunities, meetings and assistance as necessary.  Assists with product sales programs in assigned area, including but not limited to facilitating product trainings, data entry, product cupboards management, generating reports, etc. Efficiently submits work and event reports to Program Manager and/or Product Sales Director accordingly per schedule provided and/or as requested by supervisors.  Participates in reporting, budgeting, goal setting, strategic planning and outcomes evaluation.  Provides support to council fund development programs.  Participates as assigned by/or with approval of supervisor on council-planning committees/groups.  Provides support to council fund development programs.  Performs other duties as necessary and when assigned by supervisor.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in early childhood or secondary education or a related field preferred or experience commensurate with degree.  At least two to three (2-3) years working adult and/or youth program development.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org/?s=Employment

 

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REPORTER / ANCHOR

KFSM – KXNW

Tribune Media / Fort Smith

Job ID:  44708

 

Summary:  KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV is looking for an anchor/reporter who can handle breaking news and is a proven leader in the newsroom. You must enterprise significant local news stories, be able to write for the Web and post content on social media sites. We are the news leader in this market and want an anchor/reporter who thrives on being a member of a competitive, winning news team.

 

Description:  Become one of the primary personalities of both TV stations.  Play a key role in executing our brand across all platforms.  Invest in ratings growth of the newscasts you anchor.  The ability to turn a wide range of hard news stories quickly.  Must be able to shoot and edit video on non-linear programs (Final Cut Pro experience a plus.)  You will be expected to post stories to the Web every day.  You’ll need a strong work ethic and the ability perform independently.  Outside of the regular work day, you’ll be expected to make public appearances on behalf of the stations.  You’ll need a flexible approach to your work schedule, and be ready to work when news breaks.  Develop meaningful contacts and maintain those contacts to get information quickly.  Works closely with news producers in writing scripts, editing copy and creating show rundowns.  You must be an aggressive news reporter who can report live and handle breaking news in all kinds of conditions.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Degree in liberal arts or journalism.  Minimum of two years experience anchoring/reporting for a commercial television news operation.  Knowledge of television newscast production techniques and television news writing.  Must possess a valid state driver’s license (or be able to get one.)

 

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

 

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REPORTER / METEOROLOGIST

KNWA

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. / Fayetteville

Job ID:  2902

 

Summary:  KNWA-TV / KFTA-TV is looking for a meteorologist/reporter.  The right candidate should understand weather patterns and forecasting and have a passion for covering severe weather, since the Northwest Arkansas/River Valley area gets anything from tornadoes to ice storms.  Our weather center is loaded with all the latest tools and technology, including WSI Max and Max Storm, LIVE:Wire, Gibson Ridge radar products, and our extensive WeatherBug camera network.  This person will also cover weather and news for KNWA and Fox24 News, appearing live in the field during newscasts.  Qualified candidates need at least two years of on-air experience, a college degree in meteorology/atmospheric sciences and be extremely proficient with web and social media.  CBM/AMS or NWA Seals of Approval preferred but not required.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/2902

 

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REPORTER / MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST

KAIT 8

Raycom Media / Jonesboro

Job ID:  2016-5713

 

Summary:  KAIT is looking for a full-time reporter/video journalist to start immediately. You do it all in this job; shoot, write, edit, appear on camera, and post incessantly the news of the day to social media & digital platforms. Successful candidate must have the desire and ability to dig for stories, write/tell great stories, present polished packages, and make live shots come alive.  Ideal candidate must be familiar with web-posting, non-linear editing, and have knowledge of social media. Must be able to work well under strict deadlines, and under pressure. Driver’s license and clean driving record is required, and final candidates will be asked to submit to a drug screen. Qualified applicants, apply online and attach your resume and links to your work. No phone calls, or emails please.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5713/reporter-mmj/job

 

 

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RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

United Way of Northwest Arkansas / Lowell

 

Summary:  The Resource Development Director will be responsible for developing year-round relationships with workplace partners, employees in the workplace and individuals outside of the workplace, and raising revenue to support United Way’s priorities around impacting children in poverty in our community. As a member of the team, you will report to the Vice President of Resource Development and work with members of the board of directors to develop and execute a well- coordinated leadership giving program and to launch UW affinity groups, achieving annual revenue, engagement, and stewardship goals. Bachelor’s degree and five years fundraising and/or business development experience required.

 

Description:  Develops strategies to ensure year-round relationship with workplace partners, employees in the workplace and individuals outside of the workplace, to raise revenue and increase dollars directed to Community Investment.  Develops strategies to recruit, retain and grow participation in affinity groups to include, but not limited to: Leadership Giving (Tocqueville & Pillar); Emerging Leaders and Women’s Leadership, in order to grow revenue and increase donor base. Assists Marketing Department in the development and implementation of a comprehensive year- round communications plan to keep supporters informed and engaged.  Generates trust among donors and potential donors by being authentically interested in their need and interests, and by creating a positive image through enthusiastic interaction via face-to-face meetings, phone, email, regular mail and on social media.  Achieves annual fundraising goals and is responsible for accuracy of dollars raised.  Assists with identification and recruitment of annual campaign chairs and committee members.  Supports the resource development committee, which includes identification and recruitment of committee chair and members, development of strategic agenda and achievement of goals.  Works cross-functionally with all departments to drive and generate revenue, analyze prospective individual donors and recommend solicitation strategies.  Assists in developing annual department work plan and corresponding budget; ensures alignment with organizational goals and priorities.  Coordinates with the finance department to report dollars produced from all sources to auditor, United Way Worldwide, and others as requested.  Ensures there is a system to maintain all statistical data (dollars, donors, lapsed and new donors) for workplace campaigns, leadership giving, affinity groups, and alternate revenue.  Stewards and expands individual donor relationships under the direction of the Vice President of Resource Development.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business related field required.  Minimum five year’s fundraising or sales experience preferred.  Driver’s license and valid transportation required.  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple priorities, and able to react and adjust quickly to changing conditions.  Excellent communication skills; able to communicate effectively and articulately in writing and orally.  Good sense of humor.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.  Ability to keep his/her composure with the public and co-workers in everyday, stressful situations.  Strong customer focus in all tasks and activities, even while at times under pressure.  Solid relationship management skills enhancing internal organizational relations, external community interactions, and in business development opportunities.  Ability to relate well with people from diverse groups.  Holds self and other team members accountable for achieving results.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  Submit resume and cover letter describing qualifications and experience, salary requirements and how you learned about the position to:
Christina Hinds

Vice President, Resources Development

chinds@unitedwaynwa.org

 

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SALES PERSON

Daily Record / Little Rock

 

Summary:  Central Arkansas weekly business and legal newspaper is seeking experienced outside display ad salesperson for a full time position. Package includes base plus commission and benefits for the right motivated person. Wonderful opportunity and potential.

 

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

 

Jay Edwards, Editor

jedwards@dailydata.com

 

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SENIOR ANALYST / MARKETING

Windstream Communications / Little Rock

Req. ID:  16003505

 

Description:  Organize, facilitate and execute lists that support campaigns, promotions, new product launches, retention & loyalty initiatives for telemarketing, direct mail, and e-mail with high quality and speed to market using our campaign management solution.  Execute quality assurance measures on quarterly campaign lists to ensure targeting accuracy and compliance with all established business rules.  Develop deep understanding of all marketing and customer data; identify, isolate and resolve data issues that affect quality; identify opportunities to improve efficiency / effectiveness of campaign targeting and execution.  Responsible for data package delivery to internal and outside parties.  Control Group Management.  Campaign Management Solution Expertise.  Collaborate with data management analyst to correctly execute all list needed to meet deadlines.  Identify development needs for a campaign management platform; serve as key consultant on all data requirements and actively develop and manage all campaign business rules.

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:   http://windstreamtalent.com/apply-now/

 

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SENIOR ENTERPRISE DATA SALES EXECUTIVE

Acxiom / Little Rock

Job ID:  JR002723

 

Summary:  The Enterprise Data Sales Executive drives the expansion and growth of Acxiom market share by creating demand for and selling of Acxiom Data and Decision Sciences (including Infobase, Abilitec, CDI, Audience Propensities) for assigned Accounts/Territory. Educates potential clients on industry trends and best practices. Leads the development and execution of winning sales strategies to close new deals and increase revenues for existing and new accounts.

 

Description:  Leverages external relationships and personal network to generate Data & Decision Sciences Revenue for assigned territory.  Working with Regional and Account Leadership, engaged in all phases of the sales lifecycle including: identifying and developing leads; meeting with clients; developing value propositions; financial deal structuring; contract negotiation and closing.  Ensures all targeted prospect/client contacts and engagement opportunities are recorded in Salesforce.com (SFDC.)  Shares industry, deal, and sales “best practice” knowledge with data sales community.  Builds a reputation for success and sets an example that all sales professionals should emulate.  Proactively collaborates with other members of the team to define and execute sales strategies and tactics to increase new revenue.  Provides mentoring and overall development of the sales pursuit staff.  Owns creation of an executable strategy for specific pipeline development that supports the assigned sales goals.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Minimum five years of data selling experience.  Strong knowledge of Acxiom’s products, services, and solutions.  Strong industry knowledge.  Proven track record of meeting/exceeding goals.  Ability to establish C-Suite level relationships.  Proven success in selling across multiple client lines of business.  Ability to travel up to 50%.  PACT – Passion, Accountability, Creativity, and Teamwork (a foundation of Acxiom’s culture.)

 

Preferred:  Ten or mor (10+) years selling experience in related field.  Knowledge of Acxiom products.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

https://acxiom.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AcxiomUSA/job/Little-Rock/Sr-Enterprise-Data-Sales-Executive_JR002723-1

 

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SENIOR MARKETING & COMMUNIATIONS DIRECTOR

American Case Management Assocation / Little Rock (or Nashville, TN)

 

Summary:  Dynamic company with exponential growth exceeding the industry’s top 25th percentile has demanding marketing/communication needs. CGi an association and event management firm is in search of a senior leader – one who will best position our company and our clients in their respective markets.   The candidate should be able to create marketing strategies for products, conferences, and services as well as establish standards for consistent branding. Stronger candidates will be able to demonstrate their creativity in past experiences, outline their past annual marketing plans and describe how they successfully achieved measurable outcomes.  CGi’s company culture and expectations require certain natural inclinations for the service industry. Self-driven professionals who enjoy helping others, collaborating with colleagues, maintain an organized approach to work while continuously applying an above average attention to details are best suited for CGi.  The Senior Marketing and Communications Director is responsible for branding, messaging, publications and social media. The role will require staff management experience. They will oversee staff roles and responsibilities along with their professional growth and development.

 

Description:   Develop and manage annual marketing/communication plans for company and clients.  Identify marketing trends and build correlated promotions.  Promote and increase number of members, conference attendees/exhibitors, web traffic, certification applicants.  Oversee market research and analytics.  Manage branding organization-wide. (logo, amenities, etc.)  Branding standards and processes to ensure consistency and professional marketing.  Strong intuition for aesthetic design/layout and successful messaging that achieves intent.  Manage third-party graphic design (brochure, website, collateral, etc.)  Promote membership, certification and all product lines through strategic, targeted promotions.  Analyze, enhance and manage mailing lists/data for superior distribution channels.  Oversee social and digital media strategy/tactics.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university in business administration, marketing or related field. Masters preferred.  Minimum seven years of experience in marketing, advertising, public relations/mass communications.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Demonstrated project management, creative problem solving and multitasking skills.  Proficient with MS Office.  Effective organizational, detail orientation and follow up skills.  Leadership/Manage – ability to lead a team and establish and nurture cooperative working relationships with diverse groups.  Experience with association meeting management, chapter relation, account management a plus.

 

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

 

Mark Williams, Director of Human Resources

mwilliams@cgiresults.com

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

Summary:  THV11 is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic Social Media Coordinator to join our team and help develop social strategy and create content for the number one 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.  The 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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SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Privacy Star

First Orion / Little Rock

 

Summary:  First Orion is seeking a social media enthusiast with hands-on experience engaging online communities and social networks in a professional capacity. This individual needs to promote the PrivacyStar brand and raise brand awareness by leveraging relevant social media channels such as: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube and also measure and report on brand conversations and activity. We are seeking a team player who is interested in building on a global brand in the mobile and telecommunication industry.  Beyond social media responsibilities, the individual will serve as a creative design producer who can fulfill graphics requests and envision new and innovative collateral designs and concepts that support and extend the PrivacyStar brand. Working with the product and marketing teams, the individual will be responsible for contributing professional presentation themes, graphics and content as well as customer-centric assets and designs on an as needed basis.

 

Description:  Manage the publishing calendar, social objectives, messaging, sourcing or creating the visual images for these posts, aligning to the content marketing strategy.  Monitor topics, threads and discussions of company, product and brand on news, Internet and social media.  Measure and report activity and brand presence with the rest of the marketing team.  Propose topics, themes, formats and content that will engage audiences on social media and generate leads.  Write and post content to relevant social media networks.  Serve as in-house expert and resource for social media.  Curate relevant content to reach the audience most likely to engage with our brands.  Implement best practices for social listening, uploading, tagging, reporting, and optimization of channels.  Grow engagement, reach, and impact through proactive campaigns and management.  Track competition activity.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, Advertising, Digital Technology, Management Information Systems or related area of study.  Strong and demonstrated understanding of social media practices and tools, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, and analytics tools.  Desire to stay at the crest of emerging technologies and an ability to target and prioritize efforts in budding digital spaces.  Ability to think graphically about multimedia content in an online setting including enhancement and placement of photos, videos, and audio files.  Working knowledge of computing devices, ranging from Windows-based PCs to mobile devices including smartphones and tablets that run both iOS and Android platforms.  Demonstrated understanding of modern web technologies and concepts, including HTML, CSS, podcasts, SEO, RSS, and content management systems.  Knowledge of the principles and applications of office management, including modern office procedures, clerical techniques, and the uses of office equipment.  Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate all functions required for a successful office operation.  Computer proficient. Must be skilled in the use of the Microsoft platform.  Proficiency with Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator.)  Ability to create internal and external presentation collateral for presentations, sales opportunities and trade shows.  Understanding of digital design and graphics creation and manipulation for web, social media and print mediums.  Branding and brand awareness experience to help promote and PrivacyStar and White Labeled brands.  Should be analytical, detail-oriented, flexible, and decisive in order to coordinate several activities simultaneously, quickly analyze and resolve specific problems, and cope with deadlines.

Strong organizational and planning skills.  Willingness to work as part of a team and a diverse group of people is essential; strong team building skills are critical.  Dependability and punctuality required.

 

Preferred:  WordPress familiarity.  Previous experience using Hootsuite, Google Analytics or other listening tools.  Light design skills and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite.  Knowledge of Sprinklr or comparable social media monitoring/publishing/listening tools is a plus.  Experience in ecommerce and or agency-side a plus.  Demonstrated knowledge and experience in social media measurement and supporting technologies.  Ability to translate analytics into action-based insights reporting.  Technical skills including Adobe Creative Suite are always helpful.  Ability to take great pictures a plus.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://jobtarget.weebly.com/social-media-manager—little-rock-ar-us.html?jtsrc=www.jobtarget.com&jtsrcid=23992&jtrfr=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.simplyhired.com%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dgraphic%20design&l=little%20rock%2C%20ar&fdb=14&_jtochash=dmZ1YkuMDLWeHWxWTRxQa

 

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SPORTS REPORTER

Pine Bluff Commercial / Pine Bluff

 

Summary:  The Pine Bluff Commercial is looking for a sports reporter who can write up a game summary with creativity and create profiles of local sports figures. The position is ideal for someone with previous sports coverage experience who likes variety and is comfortable working both in print and new media. The reporter will have sev- eral duties: covering sports at four local school districts, as well as the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Coverage includes writing, photography and video. This is a full-time position with full benefits.

 

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

 

John Worthen, Managing Editor

jworthen@pbcommercial.com

 

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TECHNICAL WRITER

QualChoice / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Technical Writer creates, edits and updates a variety of documents including but not limited to: member handbooks, provider, broker and employer group manuals, policies, standards, responses to Requests for Proposals, and PowerPoint presentations. The Technical Writer has a strong eye for detail and ensures accuracy and consistency in documents across the company. This position is responsible for translating medical and insurance language into content that everyday people can quickly grasp. The ideal candidate is proficient in both technical and creative writing.

 

Description:  Write copy and develop content for various internal and external documents to meet strategic objectives, matching corporate style and branding standards.  Write marketing and public relations documents, news releases and proposals.  Analyze and develop responses to requests for proposals (RFPs). Assist with the response strategy and work with department subject matter experts in the development of RFP collateral materials.  Assist in generating PowerPoint slides supporting projects and services.  Ensure industry verbiage is easy to understand by the layperson and meets target reading level for accreditation compliance.  Explain complex and technical ideas in simple language.  Proofread for grammar and spelling to match corporate style.  Ensures content is proofed and edited prior to external presentation, and again before final production or publishing.  Gather information on subjects from external sources such as libraries and the Internet to ensure company documentation is current.  Research regulations and analyze necessary changes to existing policies and procedures and/or the need for development of new policy and procedure.  Actively identify and make recommendations for improvement in the documentation and review process.  Handle diverse administrative functions with complex, competing priorities.  Maintain thorough records of work and revisions; contribute to department logs and databases.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, technical writing, library science or related field is preferred.  Three or more (3+) years experience in a similar role required.

 

Preferred:  Five or more (5+) years experience preferred.  Healthcare experience preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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TRAFFIC ASSISTANT

Sudbury Broadcasting Group / Blytheville

 

Summary:  Sudbury Broadcasting Group in Blytheville – which includes FM radio stations KHLS-FM, KOSE-AM, KQXF-FM, KLCN-AM, and KAMJ – is seeking applicants for the positions of Traffic Assistant. The primary duties of the traffic assistant include, but are not limited to:  greeting customers, answering the phone, preparing the stations daily program logs, and taking care of PSAs. The qualified applicant will generally work from 8am to 5pm Monday – Friday, but should be flexible.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  All applicants contact:

 

Jean Anderson, General Manager

sbgjobs@sudburybroadcastinggroup.com

 

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VOLUNTEER / EDUCATION COORDINATOR

Arkansas Arts Center / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Arkansas Arts Center seeks a highly organized individual for the Volunteer and Education Coordinator role. This position is responsible for developing and implementing an effective volunteer program that meets the overall strategic goals and objectives of the AAC. Proficient public speaking skills, the ability to work independently, positive interpersonal communications skills, and capability to prioritize multiple projects are essential.

 

Description:  Supports all aspects of the Volunteer Program at AAC. Including but not limited to: actively recruiting, reviewing applications, interviewing, providing overview of AAC policies, training, conducting follow-up educational experiences for volunteers (including docents), coaching/counseling and evaluating performance.  Maintains clear, positive, and professional lines of communication both in written and verbal formats with volunteers, docents and staff.  Creates a monthly newsletter of volunteer opportunities and sends to volunteer email list. Creates monthly email detailing tours and sign-up information to docent group. Maintains volunteer and docent databases and schedules. Acts a staff liaison to volunteers at events and programs. Greets volunteers upon arrival and provides directives on set-up and job duties. Assumes role if volunteers do not show up for assignments. Books school tours, provides instructors with educational materials, reimbursement forms, and follow-up questionnaire.  Acts as a docent on guided tours as needed. Attends monthly docent continuing education training.  Assists with monthly Art Together Program. Keeps up to date on exhibitions, events and programs and sends out reminder emails to staff and docents. Creates and edits volunteer job descriptions/summaries. Participates in community/civic activities and events to promote volunteer opportunities and stimulate awareness of AAC. Records volunteer hours and provides detailed information and reports as requested. Keeps monthly programming report to include tour information and attendance figures. Assists with coordination of Education Department Programs: completes documentation for facility needs and ensures events are entered to Master Calendar.  Acts as liaison with Art of Motion Program between external groups and the AAC. Assists with booking travel, accommodations and reservations for visitors. Builds and maintains a comprehensive database of educators and principals which can be utilized by all departments at AAC. Assists by completing a range of duties associated with annual educational programs (such as YAA, Family Festivals, and Boy Scout Merit Badge Day, ect.) May help Library staff with research projects, monitoring patrons, keeping docent area updated on tour preparation materials, and creating reading lists for exhibitions.  Stays current on art education methods and state requirements.  Carries out additional assignments required to fulfill the mission of AAC. Is committed to providing a high level of customer serve and customer satisfaction. Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize.  Ability to have a flexible schedule – with weekend and evening hours on occasion.  Initiative to solve problems and improve internal/external processes.

 

Requirements:  A minimum of a B.A from a four year College or University /or four years of related experience are requirements for this position. A knowledge of art history is preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:   http://www.arkarts.com/employment

 

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VOLUNTEER SPECIALIST

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts / Little Rock

 

Summary:  A key member of the Mission Delivery Department, the position of Volunteer Specialist develops and oversees effective and consistent volunteer training, support, and management throughout the organization, including the planning, coordination, development, delivery and evaluation of adult volunteer training initiatives, support materials, and curriculum.  Delivery of council-wide adult development system with an emphasis on customer service and recognition to volunteers (including both long-term and episodic volunteers.)

 

Description:  Responsible for customer service and management of our direct and indirect volunteers including but not limited to: training, support, coaching and motivation of a corps of volunteer and staff trainers.  Serve as the first point of contact for inquires via phone or email and providing the highest level of customer service to all members, both external and internal.   Maintain cooperative relationships and confer with Mission Delivery field specialists, volunteers and trainers to conduct needs assessments, identify and analyze performance gaps, evaluate specific training needs, recommend appropriate training programs, tools and external resources as necessary.  On boarding and support of volunteers matching their needs as new, experienced, and or seasoned volunteers.  Delivery of volunteer leadership training via classroom, self-paced and e-learning, utilizing materials and initiatives that support GSDAOT’s strategic direction and business objectives.  Implement the volunteer recognitions and appreciation process. Promote recognition of community members and leaders throughout the year, keeping current on National Awards that are available and attainable for all adults.  Under the direction of the Volunteer Experience Director, execute annual adult volunteer and Council Trainer events such as Facilitator Retreats, conferences, training service unit meetings, and adult enrichment classes.  Coordinate facilitator and service unit participation in annual council-sponsored volunteer conferences and council-wide projects and initiatives.  Facilitate classroom-based and webinar training programs as needed.  Perform annual volunteer evaluations, ensuring that Council approved and appointed volunteers are in support of Council goals and objectives and in compliance with Volunteer policies and procedures.  In partnership with Volunteer Experience Director conduct facilitator trainer sessions for volunteer and staff facilitators on approved training programs and follow up to assure programs are understood and applied consistently and appropriately across the service area.  Participate in meetings, seminars, and training sessions to obtain information useful to training volunteers and integrate the information into training programs.  Assist all departments in maintenance of Salesforce systems records of all adult volunteers, such as, criminal background checks, appointment letters, performance reviews, training portfolio, development, and special assignments.  Maintain records of recognition histories of volunteers in Personify/Volunteer Management Module.  Assist the Mission Delivery Department in the volunteer revaluation and re-engagement process, by assessing volunteer experiences, managing volunteer performance, and determining re-engagement strategies.  Stays abreast of trends in volunteer management.  Provide support to council fund development programs.  Execute other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or a related field preferred or experience commensurate with degree.  One to three (1-3) years specialized and progressively responsible experience in training, development, and knowledge of adult learning theories, needs assessment techniques, career development theories, and appropriate use of a variety of training methods.  Professional and or personal experience in Volunteer Management.

 

To Apply, or for more information:  

http://www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org/?s=Employment

 

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WEB DEVELOPER

QualChoice / Little Rock

 

Summary:  The Web Developer is involved in building and deploying new web applications as well as maintaining current web applications tightly integrated with back end applications under the direction of the Web Development Supervisor and V.P. Information Systems. The Web Developer interacts with all levels of technical and business resources as well as vendors and consultants to meet operational and strategic web development needs.

 

Description:  Leverage knowledge of current web development and software development methodologies to contribute to the overall planning of projects by recommending approaches, identifying resources, and developing timelines.  Meet with key stakeholders to define and develop web site requirements that lead to better usability and higher utilization.  Assist with analysis, pricing, and risk assessment to estimate financial requirements.  Develop workflow documents and project timelines for business and technical teams.  Develop and manage web projects through the full life cycle of development, from internal/external customer meetings to deployment.  Work with the DBA team to identify, test, and develop backend requirements.  Work with the Infrastructure team to identify, test, and develop and internal resources needed.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field (computer science, engineering, healthcare), or comparable experience with equivalent skills/capabilities.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

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

 

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WEEKEND ANCHOR / MULTI-SKILLED JOURNALIST

THV 11

TEGNA Media / Little Rock

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Weekend-Anchor-MSJ/J3H10R6MTN736NR35X1/

 

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WEEKEND REPORTER / WEEKEND MORNING METEROLOGIST

KHBS – KHOG

Hearst Television / Rogers

Job ID:  1676

 

Summary:  KHBS has an opening for a high-energy, highly-skilled weekday reporter/weekend morning meteorologist. We are looking for a reporter who has the ability to generate story ideas, write to video and do compelling live shots.  Our next reporter/meteorologist should be a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources and has excellent live reporting skills.  We are looking for a meteorologist who knows the science, but can tell a relatable weather story. Our next meteorologist will be an accurate forecaster, keep our viewers and employees safe, convey appropriate tone, summarize complicated information and stay cool under pressure.

 

Description:  Gather information.  Summarize facts and clearly communicate content for broadcast.  Regularly plans, gathers and assembles stories on day-of news or special project assignments.  Works with or without a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and sound.  Develops a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information and allow the reporter to break stories of significance.  Will contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day.  Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under extraordinary pressure.  Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards.  Get our viewers ready with accurate, compelling, and understandable weather forecasts.  Will provide urgent, immediate weather information before and during severe weather events.  Will be able to simultaneously provide content on TV, for our radio partners, and on our digital platforms.  Will utilize all the technology and tools available to us, to tell an intriguing weather story.  Will be deployed in the field during weather events.

 

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

 

Preferred:  CBM and/or AMS seal preferred.

 

To Apply, or for more information:

http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ShowJob/Id/953892/Weekday-Reporter-Weekend-Morning-Meteorologist/