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Latest Job Postings

Job Postings are Updated as of: May 12th 2017

Southern California Edison

Campaign Manager, Public Safety

Rosemead, Calif.

From Ms. Diane Tasaka, Principal Manager – Brand & Creative, Southern California Edison.

Job Number:

MPP1/71018127

Position Overview:

Responsible for developing, executing, and managing a forward-looking, integrated, communications strategy to positively impact reputation and awareness of our Public Safety and Cybersecurity messages and activities.

Typical Responsibilities:

·       Create and disseminate content and campaigns via various platforms, channels and events to improve public perception of the company’s safety and security efforts based on an editorial calendar, issues and opportunities.

·       Oversee outreach, communications and media pitching strategy to educate stakeholders on electrical safety. Coordinate resources, including external vendors to execute on tactics designed to reach to reach at-risk workers, first responders and customers. Draft message platforms and remarks for public speaking opportunities.

·       Support and identify synergies with the internal safety communications plan, playing a role in signature events and key programs.

·       Also responsible for Cybersecurity communications, including strategic plan, message and collateral development for both internal and external audiences, and providing the Cybersecurity team with effective communications consultation and guidance.

·       Maintain effective working relationships with external and internal stakeholders, including participation in public safety and Cybersecurity committees and working teams...

·       Assess opportunities for metrics and measuring of progress and success in overall performance. Monitor plan against these performance indicators and make mid-course corrections as needed. Ensure campaigns and planned communications are delivered on time and within budget.

·       Provide media and employee communications response during emergency/crisis situations. Serve as spokesperson for after hour media on call duty.

Here is the link to apply:

http://bit.ly/2p4JNz8


Walt Disney Imagineering

Project Management Organization (PMO) Manager

Glendale, Calif.

From Ms. Carmen J. Smith, VP – Creative Development, Walt Disney Imagineering.

Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of Disney’s Parks and Resorts business segment. Representing more than 150 disciplines, its talented corps of Imagineers are responsible for the creation of Disney resorts, theme parks and attractions, hotels, water parks, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, cruise ships and new media technology projects.

The Project Management Organization (PMO) Manager reports to the Project Management (PM) Studio Executive Leader and is a critical member of the senior leadership team responsible for execution and activation of Project Management Studio strategies. The PMO Manager Integration will be responsible for managing daily activities and implementation of programs, processes, and tools that support organizational goals and requirements. The position is a key contributor for studio strategic planning and goal establishment. Accordingly, PM experience on complex projects and a deep understanding of PM and Project Controls (PC) concepts, practices, and procedures is required. The person must be able to leverage extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Strong communication, conflict resolution, and relationship skills are essential to the role in addition to possessing a genuine passion functional work.

The Project Management Organization Manager must possess a focused drive for results and be a champion of change and innovation.  Additionally, the PMO Manager is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of practices and the integrated toolkit, studio budgeting and control, resource planning, development and implementation of training and talent development programs, and implementation of strategies with only broad guidance.

Job Duties

                    Serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for PM process and project initiation set-up

                    Serves as a member of studio senior leadership team and a key contributor to annual strategic planning and goal setting with responsibility for driving implementation of defined action plans

                    Able to implement strategies with only broad guidance

                    Responsible for the definition, documentation, and maintenance of the studio standards, guidelines, templates, and processes

                    Leads the establishment of Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) program and serves as a champion to collect, normalize, and communicate lessons learned and best practices ensuring deep understanding within the PM community and broader Imagineering organization as appropriate

                    Serves as a change champion within the Studio in developing plans that ensure successful change adoption, strong communications, and technical support

                    Facilitates and ensures establishment of healthy change management process for projects.

                    Proactively collaborate with project teams to ensure effective implementation of PM program

                    Performs project health checks to ensure compliance with PM practices and requirements, develops corrective actions plans where needed, and works collaboratively with project team to support as needed to bring into compliance.

                    Responsible for innovation, quality, and integration of software tools including cost management, change management, risk management, earned value, planning, and reporting dashboards

                    In partnership with the Technology Studio, define functional and technical requirements for studio technology tools, evaluate cost effective solutions, perform cost-benefit analysis, develop and execute Proof of Concept (POV), launch Minimum Viable Product (MVP), and develop training and implementation plan

                    Develop and control annual operating plan (AOP) and resource plans that support the overall studio goals in partnership with the studio leadership team and Finance. Control includes analyzing variances, predicting impacts, and developing recovery plans.

                    Define, collect, analyze, and communicate meaningful business metrics that align with historical and industry benchmarks. 

                    Understands PM deliverables and provides guidance as needed to contribute to team success in completing deliverables

                    Partners with Project Controls Executive Leader and Regional Leaders to create effective, streamlined, and consistent Project Reviews for senior executive management. Also, facilitates debrief feedback to project teams to continuously improve forum.

                    Leads design and implementation of engagement surveys including group communications and development of recommended actions to increase engagement

                    Leads development and implementation of training and talent development programs including development of material, training the trainer, researching and customizing external training opportunities, ensuring implementation of annual training plans, establishing PM Summits, identifying and maximizing the utility of professional conferences and associations, and establishment of PM mentoring programs.

                    Leads development and implementation of program to foster PM community development and effectively connect the global PM community.

                    Works with other studio leaders and divisions of work leaders to conduct PM needs assessment and define action plans

                    Partners with HR and PM Portfolio leaders to advance diversity, create a balanced talent strategy, institute strong mentoring and succession planning, and integrate HR programs and policies into the studio.

                    Manages intern program

                    Prepare and deliver effective executive presentations.

                    Responsible to ensure the frequency, quality, and flow of communication within the studio.

Required Qualifications

                    Minimum 10 years relevant experience in project management or controls

                    Ability to translate high-level strategy into actionable plans

                    Ability to distill complex information, including financial details, into engaging high-level messages accessible to a wide audience including senior executives

                    Able to develop, maintain, and improve process and tools

                    Highly dependable with strong work ethic

                    Positive, energetic attitude and able to advance the studio culture and foster community

                    Open minded and curious with a desire to explore possibilities beyond previous experiences

                    Develop and mentor others in the department

                    Ability to communicate effectively regardless of audience, including oral and written communications

                    Ability to handle confidential information

                    Strong organizational and time management skills with attention to detail

                    Proven experience in managing multiple projects with strong prioritization skills

                    Previous PMO or functional PM related experience or equivalent

                    Problem solving ability

Required Education

                    Bachelor’s degree, preferably (Architecture/Engineering/Construction), or ten years equivalent work experience

                    Post graduate discipline related training, seminars, and conferences preferred

Preferred Certification

                    Project Management Professional (PMP)

If interested in this position, please let me know.  According to the person hiring, this position is senior-level and is a position that is described as “critical” and “empowered.”  Please be sure to let me know if your background and experience fits the critical elements of this job well.


PUMA

Intern, Entertainment Marketing 

Los Angeles

From Ms. Kristina Fields, Global Head of Partnership Management, PUMA.

Manager:

Ms. Vivian Ramirez 

Overview:

The primary responsibility for this position is to assist the marketing partnership team with fulfilling product requests, inventory management, reporting and placement scanning.  Interns will support the team with a host of functions and will gain hands on working experience with Entertainment partnerships.

Candidates should be familiar with celebrity press outlets such as weekly publications, shows and online blogs. This role requires someone who is engaging, proactive, resourceful, organized, self-motivated, with strong attention to detail and proven ability to be part of a team, work independently and multi-task. 

Responsibilities:

                    Assist with partner product requests for day-to-day and specific opportunities like events and appearances

                    Assist with managing product inventory

                    Support the Los Angeles based Entertainment Marketing team with daily monitoring of placements in print, television and online 

                    Assist in creation of monthly marketing reports 

                    Support of the daily operations of the office, adhering to policies and procedures and maintaining a well operated office 

                    Represent the brand and utilize the PUMA 4Keys (Fair, Honest, Positive, Creative) in all \decisions, actions, processes and practices

Qualifications:

                    Current enrollment in school preferably in Marketing

                    Basic knowledge of the entertainment industry preferred 

                    Excellent writing and organization skills

                    Enthusiasm to work within a fun, fast paced work environment 

                    Proven ability to work independently and multi-task

                    Must be detail oriented, resourceful, self-motivated and proactive 

                    Familiarity and interest with both the sport and fashion industries 

                    Strong computer skills, with knowledge of basic MS Office programs particularly power point 

                    Candidates must be able to work a minimum of 28 hours per week and receive school credit

If interested, please let me know!  Please be sure that your background reflects what is requested in this job description.


PBS SoCal

Social Media Coordinator

Los Angeles

From APALS via Mr. Alex Kim, board member, State of California Naturopathic Medicine Committee.

REPORTS TO:

Digital Content Manager

About PBS SoCal

PBS SoCal KOCE is home to PBS for Greater Los Angeles and Southern California. The organization delivers its mission to foster a love of learning, culture and community through distinctive PBS programming available on three broadcast channels and online, as well as person-to-person experiences in the classroom and the community.

Summary

The Social Media Coordinator is responsible for managing all PBS SoCal social media channels, as well as creating digital content. The role will work closely with the marketing and digital teams to develop and distribute digital content. This position works out of the Century City office.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

10% Marketing Content Planning

·       Contributes to the Digital Content Calendar, which encompasses website, email and social media content on the basis of priorities established by the Marketing Priorities Calendar, plus input from various departments about events, initiatives and content that should be promoted online, in emails or via social media.

·       Works with underwriting, national productions and development teams to ensure all 3rd party contractual obligations are fulfilled as they relate to website, email and social visibility.

·       Collaborates with digital content manager, marketing manager, PR Director and other departments to develop integrated plans to support new shows, season premieres and other station initiatives.

·       Constantly generates ideas to improve digital content, and to promote PBS content via holidays, pop culture moments, trending topics and breaking news.

10% Website Content Management

·       Updates website content regularly, making sure the homepage reflects the programming we are airing, event calendar is updated, as well as uploading trailers and full episodes to website video portal, to support television programming.

·       Ensures all web updates follow design requirements, and use semantic HTML.

·       Contributes content for the organization’s blog.

50% Social Media

·       Executes PBS SoCal’s social media strategy in partnership with the digital content manager.

·       Curates & posts content for all PBS SoCal social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and other platforms that emerge.

·       Stays on top of social media trends, changes in the landscape, and best practices in order to recommend strategies to maximize social media exposure.

·       Coordinates and fulfills prizing for all social-based giveaways.

·       Tracks social media metrics, and provides screenshots and metric reports for grant-based programs

·       Monitors and reports on competitive social media channels.

·       Continually improves the station’s social media channel reach, engagement and fan base.

·       Serves as community manager, responding to messages and comments on a timely basis.

·       Attends station events and posts supporting social media content.

30% Email Newsletters

·       Develops content for weekly, monthly and other newsletters. Includes identifying compelling imagery, writing engaging copy and subject lines, creating email newsletter, securing approvals and working with digital team on distribution.

·       Tracks results and recommends changes and tests to improve open rates, click-through rates and more.

·       Monitors competitive and other best of breed email marketing campaigns to identify areas for improvement and ideas to test with our community.

·       Identifies and proposes methods to build email list opt-ins

The ideal candidate is a creative writer and storyteller with proven ability to develop a brand’s voice across all channels. Also required are attention to detail, good organizational and multitasking skills, professional experience with content management systems and social media channels, and the ability to work cross-functionally with people at a wide variety of levels.

·       Two-plus years of professional experience producing social media content, and with building an audience for a brand’s social media channels, plus working experience with WordPress or other content management systems.

·       Dual-minded – highly creative and an excellent writer with the ability to be process-driven and rely on data to make decisions.

·       Basic understanding of HTML and CSS strongly preferred.

·       Collaborative, collegial and resourceful, and willing to pitch in on a variety of projects.

·       Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time in an extremely fast-paced environment.

·       Must have an appreciation for fun and humor, along with the editorial maturity to observe traditional guidelines of accuracy, responsible presentation, quality and trust that are inherent to the brand.

·       A curious observer of news, trends and pop culture (particularly Internet and television).

·       Familiarity with or interest in television production with a focus on interactive storytelling.

·       Passionate about proactively learning and researching new media and emerging technologies.

·       Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite programs, particularly Photoshop and Premiere.

·       Experience in Broadcast, TV, Radio, and/or Non-Profit a plus

·       Strong photography skills also a plus

·       BA/BS degree in marketing or related, or equivalent professional experience.

·       Ability to work flexible work hours

·       Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and salary history to by May 19, 2017.

General Motors

Experienced Internships (Various)

Various Locations

From Ms. Julie Xiong, Global Diversity Manager, General Motors.

Made for more.  General Motors.

Take 2 is a career re-entry opportunity for experienced professionals who took a career

break of two or more years and are looking for an easier path back. It is a 12-week audition that

will prepare experienced interns for a full-time career at General Motors, a global leader in the

automobile industry.

Take advantage of comprehensive training, technical and professional development

opportunities, company-wide networking, and personalized mentoring/coaching. You will polish

your skills, acquire new ones, and restore the confidence you need to launch a new phase in

your professional journey. Your comeback story begins now!

Minimum Requirements:

        A career break of at least two (2) years.

        An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of three (3) years of

relative professional experience.

        Previous experience working in a collaborative and diverse environment.

Please be advised that function-specific opportunities may have additional criteria that must be met in

order to be considered for the Take 2 Experienced Internship Program.

Return to work, better than ever

Opportunities will be posted May 1 in the following functions:

        Customer Care & Aftersales

        Finance

        Global Propulson Systems

        Information Technology

        Manufacturing

        Manufacturing Engineering

        Sales, Service & Marketing

        Vehicle Engineering

http://bit.ly/2oJ0xeM experienced-internships.

Applications due: June 2

Interviews will take place in early August.

Program Dates: September 11 – December 1

Los Angeles County

Department of Children and Family Services

Director, Children and Family Services

Los Angeles

From Ms. Jackie Guevarra, chief accountant, Los Angeles County.

Key Qualifications

        Demonstrated ability to lead a department according to state statute, preferably with experience in maximizing child safety and promo􀆟ng family preservation and reunification.

        Demonstrated ability to expertly manage and operate a multi-billion dollar budget.

        Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain a supportive and mission-driven culture throughout a large employee department, while utilizing best practices.

        Experience commensurate with engaging and collaborating with government structures such as the Board of

        Supervisors, Office of Child Protec􀆟on (OCP), related County departments, Dependency Court representatives, contractors, providers, and community stakeholders to improve outcomes for children under the Department’s care.

        A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Advanced degree preferred.

Please see attachment for more details.


Health Net (Centene Corporation)

Local Government & Public Affairs Manager

Woodland Hills, Calif.

Woodland Hills is located in the San Fernando Valley (which is part of the city of Los Angeles).

From Ms. Carol Kim, VP of Community Investments and Public Affairs at Health Net.

Job Number:

1050626

Description

Position Purpose:

        Manage local government relations activities including coordination of lobbying activities, managing inquiries and requests from elected officials and/or key interest groups, and shaping legislative strategies through issue advocacy and coalition-building

        Establish and maintain strong governmental, political and community network within the company’s local markets

        Identify and advise senior leaders of key trends, regulatory interests and/or concerns that may impact the company’s local market position

        Analyze public policy positions and recommend and prepares appropriate positions aligned with the company’s business objectives

        Prepare and present reports to senior leaders and business units

        Represent the company’s interests in legislative proceedings and/or external meetings

        Serve as the company’s liaison to local elected officials, policymakers, business and trade associations, and other key stakeholders

Qualifications

        Establish and maintain successful relationships with local government officials, policymakers, agencies, business/trade groups, community-based organizations, and other key stakeholders to enhance the company’s brand, visibility, and reputation.

Education/Experience:

        Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Healthcare Administration, or related field.

        Graduate degree preferred.

        Five+ years of experience in legislative, political and/or public policy arena, managed care or health related field.

        Experience working with elected officials, government, or business and/or trade associations preferred.

        Experience working with the uninsured, under-insured and diverse populations preferred.

License/Certification:

        Current state’s driver license.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

For more information and to apply, visit:

http://bit.ly/2ps6jid


Alliance College – Ready Public Schools

Vice President of Advocacy & Public Affairs

Los Angeles

From APALS via Ms. Semee Park.

ABOUT ALLIANCE COLLEGE-READY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Alliance College-Ready Public Schools is the largest nonprofit charter organization in Los Angeles, serving 12,500 low-income students across 28 free, public charter high schools and middle schools. We’re a well-established charter network with a proven record of success in preparing our students for college. In the next phase of our evolution, we must strive to ensure that our students are set up for success in college and beyond. Now is the time to join us in working for long-lasting change for our scholars.

WHY JOIN ALLIANCE?

Join our team at Alliance and you can expect to be part of an inclusive and innovative organization deeply committed to preparing Los Angeles students for long-term success. We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences who are motivated to unleash our scholars’ potential. We want strong collaborators, skilled communicators and avid problem solvers who are comfortable in a culture of continuous learning and who are excited to implement fresh ideas and unique solutions to achieve our goals in service of our 12,500 students and families. 

ROLE SUMMARY

As Alliance works to ensure all students are prepared for success in college, we also need to expand our reputation and ensure local and national policies allow our school to thrive. Our Vice President of Advocacy & Public Affairs will help lead the efforts to expand our brand locally and nationally, and create campaigns to raise awareness around the effectiveness of charter schools in Los Angeles and beyond. 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

        Manage and lead key strategic advocacy plans and campaigns in partnership with Alliance leadership;

        Create a sustainable, scalable operation that leverages school communities to meet overall advocacy needs;

        Develop and execute plans for outreach to and engagement of key internal stakeholders, including elected officials and civic leaders;

        Represent Alliance on key local, state, and national advocacy issues;

        Be knowledgeable of the current political landscape and challenges, and help plan Alliance’s strategic response

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

        Bachelor's degree from an accredited, competitive college/university is required.

        An M.B.A., M.P.A., or M.P.P. is preferred.

        At least 6-8 years of full-time work experience, including at least 3-5 years in positions that involve parent and community engagement, as well as experience leading advocacy efforts that have produced meaningful change.

        Are an exceptionally hard worker and person of high moral character that can successfully manage a cross-functional team at the home office and schools.

        Proven track record of effective leadership and ability to navigate complex issues and drive strong performance results.

        Are a nimble problem solver and skilled project manager, able to deliver first-rate results.

        Strong relationship building skills and ability to lead and work with diverse audiences

        Superior written and oral communication skills with an ability to articulate a clear and compelling vision and work with others to implement it

Skills, Beliefs, and Mindset:

        Belief in and alignment with Alliance’s core beliefs and educational philosophy

        Entrepreneurial spirit to thrive in a fast-paced and achievement-oriented environment

        Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and cultivate relationships with teachers, coaches, school leaders and other home office departments

        Willingness to go above and beyond to contribute to the success of a dynamic team committed to a new future for urban education

        Understanding of the nuances of urban school environments and school culture

COMPENSATION

Alliance is committed to a being a Best Place to Work, where employees find meaning and joy in their work every day, within a culture of collaboration, support, and excellence. Alliance is proud to offer the following benefits to Home Office employees:

        Competitive salaries commensurate with experience.

        A personalized health benefits package, built from a choice of medical, dental and vision coverage plans with a fully covered monthly premium for an individual employee (up to $750/month).

        An employer-sponsored 403b plan annual contribution equal to 5% of your regular earnings, beginning immediately upon your start date.

        Paid time off benefits that include an annual accrual of 15 vacation days and 10 sick days, in addition to 11 paid holidays and paid time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

        Employer-paid monthly parking benefit or the option of receiving a reimbursement for using public transportation or a stipend for walking or cycling to work.

To learn more about this position, visit:

http://www.laalliance.org/apps/pages/jobs?gh_jid=598847


Comcast

Public Relations Manager

Seattle, Wash.

From Ms. Laarni Dacanay, External Communications Manager, Comcast NBC Unversal.

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/cap/view/307837008/?pathWildcard=307837008&trk=job_capjs

Job Description:

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world’s best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Job Summary:

The public relations manager is responsible for efforts to promote and protect the brand of a high profile business providing a wide variety of telecommunications services to more than 1.3 million people throughout Washington. This role will serve as “chief storyteller” and is responsible for planning and conducting public relations programs designed to keep the public informed of Comcast’s programs, products, accomplishments, and point of view. Creates and shares compelling and engaging content for a wide variety of audiences especially through traditional and new media. Serves as the primary media spokesperson for the company in the region.

Primary Responsibilities:

        Proactively develop relationships with press contacts, creatively develop story ideas and actively pitch to print, radio, television and online media.

        Reviews fact sheets, social media, news releases, photographs, scripts, motion pictures, or audio recordings with media representatives and other persons who may be interested in learning about or publicizing company’s activities or message.

        Promotes goodwill through such publicity efforts as speeches, exhibits, films, tours, and question/answer sessions.

        Represents, coordinates, and supervises public relations activities that facilitate communication of the organization's message to internal and external publics.

        Delegates activities/projects among less experienced assistants to ensure timely results; monitors progress and provides guidance as appropriate.

        Serves as liaison with PR agencies, news agencies, and event organizers to ensure project goals are met and timetable/budget parameters are kept.

        Writes/edits significant internal and external communications pieces including management speeches and parts of annual reports.

        Focuses direction and efforts on understanding what audience is to be reached and with what message.

        Works with outside vendors for quotes for all community investment program items, premium items, print materials, and fulfillment process.

        Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

        Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

        Serve as an on-camera spokesperson for the company.

        Represent the company to the media and public in a variety of situations including product announcements and crisis communications.

        Create and distribute reports measuring the impact of the Region’s public relations efforts.

        Collaborate with a variety of functions across the business to identify opportunities to support Region goals.

        Channels include but are not limited to: internal and external social media, video, blogs, trade publications, community partner newsletters and publications, traditional media publications and mass emails

        Content includes but is not limited to: audio, video and written material (media releases, electronic invitations, fact sheets, photographs)

Core Responsibilities:

        Reviews fact sheets, social media, news releases, photographs, scripts, motion pictures, or audio recordings to media representatives and other persons who may be interested in learning about or publicizing company’s activities or message.

        Promotes goodwill through such publicity efforts as speeches, exhibits, films, tours, and question/answer sessions.

        Represents, coordinates, and supervises public relations activities that facilitate communication of the organization's message to internal and external publics.

        Delegate’s activities/projects among less experienced assistants to ensure timely results; monitors progress and provides guidance as appropriate.

        Serves as liaison with PR agencies, news agencies, and event organizers to ensure project goals are met and timetable/budget parameters are kept.

        Writes/edits significant internal and external communications pieces including management speeches and parts of annual reports.

        Focuses direction and efforts on understanding what audience is to be reached and with what message.

        Works with outside vendors for quotes for all community investment program items, premium items, print materials, and fulfillment process.

        Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

        Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

        Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Specification:

        Bachelors Degree or Equivalent

        Communications / Public Relations

        Generally requires 6-9 years related experience

Additional Requirements:

        Must have experience in successfully pitching and placing stories, conducting live TV interviews, and being quoted in print/social outlets.

        A network of media relationships and understanding of media relations strategies and practices with local media and trade media in Washington State is desired.

        Excellent writing skills in storytelling, business communications and opinion/persuasion and strong organizational, project management and planning skills required.

        Experience with digital media and video tools including major social media platforms in pursuit of business goals.

        Experience with contact and content management software and tools.

        Superior communication skills, oral and written, with continuous attention to detail in composing and proofing materials.

        Demonstrated speed and agility in generating excellent copy that achieves objectives, with minimal editing and revision.

        Ability to articulate technical concepts in an understandable way to a non-technical audience.

        Good decision-making skills, tactful, excellent listener, willingness to seek answers, and an ability to recognize when others need to be involved in activities or decisions.

        Must be self-starter, self-motivated, deadline focused and have strong skills in multi-tasking.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.


IW Group, Inc.

Internship – Summer Program

Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York

Summer Internship Program

Interns who commit to IW Group’s Internship Program will finish the internship with broad experience in multicultural marketing. Our agency produces quality work for major local, regional and national clients. We provide Interns with the opportunity to participate in various stages of IW Group’s marketing communications campaigns. Interns can apply their classroom studies to our agency while gaining valuable hands-on experience and do it all while having fun!

We have new office space in Los Angeles!  In San Francisco we are located across the street from the famed Palace Hotel, just south of Market Street.  And in New York, we are next to Union Square.

INTERNSHIP PERKS:

        Mentoring: training and development opportunities from industry professionals within IW Group

        Interactive Experience: Opportunity to participate in agency meetings, networking events, client events and much more.

        Paid: Interns are paid the non-exempt minimum wage rate for the respective worksite (i.e. Los Angeles, San Francisco or New York).

        Fun & Friendly environment!

AREAS OF FOCUS:

IW Group Interns will have the opportunity to work in one or more of the following core areas:

        Accounts

        Creative Studio/Broadcast (Creative)

        Planning

        Public Relations

        Project Management

        Experiential Marketing

        Events

        Administrative

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

The following areas describe the minimum requirements needed in order to participate in the IW Group Summer Internship Program.

Commitment

Duration:

8 weeks

Schedule:

30 hours/week maximum

Education

Current college student or recent college graduate with a major in Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Broadcasting, Economics, Statistics, Graphic Design or related field.

SUCCESS FACTORS:

The following factors include sample attributes of a successful intern.

        Passion for industry, work and agency service offerings

        Work well as part of a team, with a range of people

        Have excellent computer skills

        Be highly motivated

Join us!

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a résumé and cover letter indicating the area of focus you are interested in to

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Contact Ms. Shari C. Hill, Director of HR/Human Interests for more information. 

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Please apply immediately for consideration. 


Walmart

Merchandising and Online Operations Department

Category Specialist – Entry Level

San Bruno, Calif.

San Bruno is located in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area.

Job Number:

787857BR

What you'll do

As the owner of your category you will be developed and trained to:

        Manage and monitor onboarding and item set up process to make sure products are available and ready to sell.

        Improve navigation experience (browse/search) by managing/ enhancing product attributes and taxonomy.

        Manage Item / category pages including product imagery, rating reviews, basic and enhanced content. Find new ways in which our customers can discover your products at our sites.

        Optimize item and category pricing. Manage product margins and benchmark competitors.

        Conduct regular analysis of category performance, identifying key trends and improvement opportunities.

        Work with cross functional teams (across marketing, product and supply chain) to execute initiatives to optimize category performance.

        Travel as needed.

Additional Qualifications

        Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

        Open to working in an ambiguous environment. You are a fundamental building block to a growing program.

        Negotiation and persuasion skills.

        Fast learner; absorbing information and experiences and applying them.

        Previous internship or work experience is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

        Bachelor’s degree with a strong academic background• Possess a Founder’s mentality and bias to action. Whatever challenge you face, you find a way to solve it.

        Strong attention to detail; scrutinize your business and polish the customer experience.

        Strong communication and team work skills. Nothing big can be accomplished standing-alone in front of a computer.

**Immigration sponsorship will not be available for this position at this time.**

To apply, visit:

http://bit.ly/2oVKTZX

UPS

Intern – International Marketing

Louisville, Ga.

From Mr. Fields Jackson of Racing Toward Diversity magazine.

Job Number:

34291964

Job Summary
The International Marketing Intern will be assigned a specific 8-10 week project within the International Marketing group. The Intern will analyze company and market data to generate global business insights, be able to apply segmentation models, define customer segments, and complete competitive analyses.

The Intern will be responsible for completing relevant marketing analyses and providing recommendations and/or strategies at the completion of the internship. Potential projects include: global prioritization study, import/export rate strategy, global business planning and industry segmentation.

Other Duties

·       Analyzes economic, market, competitor, customer and UPS performance data from different sources

·       Collects data from various UPS systems and external sources

·       Identifies key data sources, assesses data quality, and understands and communicates limitations

·       Makes logical and documented assumptions; challenges own findings

·       Gains new and unique customer insights through data modeling, market research, frontline personnel interviews and/or direct customer engagement

·       Develops basic business cases to determine whether a course of action or investment adds value to the business

·       Identifies way to streamline Business Planning processes

·       Provides insights based on rigorous analysis

·       Synthesizes information, identifies key findings and presents project learnings to senior management


Minimum Qualifiers

·       Experience using Microsoft Office products or equivalent software - Preferred

·       Experience in economic analysis and/or forecasting - Preferred

·       Experience in International Business and/or Marketing - Preferred

·       Majoring in or have completed your degree in International Business, Marketing, Strategy, Economics or related field - Preferred

·       Availability to work 35-40 hours per week - Preferred

For more information and to apply, visit:

http://bit.ly/2ogcKn0


UPS Capital

Intern – Talent Development

Greenville, Ga.

From Mr. Fields Jackson of Racing Toward Diversity magazine.

Job Number:

34291898

Description

UPS Capital is the financial services branch of the company, established to meet the financial needs of businesses while accelerating money and goods through their supply chains. By combining financial services with all other UPS capabilities, UPS Capital creates a key link in the UPS global commerce synchronization strategy.

Job Summary

The Training Intern reports to the Training Supervisor.  He/She will be a motivated, self-starter and will be responsible for supporting and further developing UPS Capital's online learning strategy and platform. In addition, the individual will assist in research and development of core content classes, new product launches, product guides and support materials. 

Job Duties:

·       Research online learning management systems 

·       Researches and develops e-learning projects and timeframes

·       Films, edits and publishes videos as needed

·       Coordinates the BDO Academy and other facilitator led trainings under supervision of the Training Supervisor or Training Specialist

·       Scripts, edits and publishes videos for online training and other projects as needed under supervision of Training Supervisor or Training Specialist

·       Provides general support to Training Department

 
Process and Procedure:

·       Manage social media sites and assists in the development of content for publication to these sites

·       Collects and analyzes survey results on training sessions to determine effectiveness and receptivity of sessions.


Reporting:

·       Responsible for weekly status updates on all facets of their activities

·       Responsible for updating the Training Supervisor on survey results and feedback
 

Required Skills and Education:

·       Must be a current student pursuing a Bachelor's or equivalent degree

·       Desired candidate will have a strong working knowledge of video and audio editing

·       Desired candidate will have a course concentration in Sales, Communication, Business Administration, Marketing or related discipline(s).  Concentration in Risk Management and/or Insurance is a plus.

·       Candidate must be able to work at least twenty (20) hours per week during normal business hours (8:00AM - 5:00PM)

For more information and to apply, visit:

http://bit.ly/2ogatZ1


AECOM

Intern – Construction Management

Boston, Mass.

From AECOM.

Requisition/Vacancy No. 

156814BR

Business Line:

Construction Services

Why Choose AECOM? 

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Spring/Summer Intern for 2017

Under direct supervision, assist with project management support duties including but not limited to: preparation of documents related to the management of active construction projects, observe shop drawing submission and approvals, research contract plans and specifications to resolve issues.

·       Provide direct support to the assigned department / project and participate in daily operations and various work processes.

·       Support all efforts related to the assigned department's / project's initiatives and interface with clients and co-workers as required.

·       Assist the Supervisor with planning and coordinating department / project related schedule, budget, and developmental task and functions.

·       Participate in the planning and implementation of projects and initiatives.

·       Interact with colleagues, clients, and/or other internal or external constituencies in the planning and carrying out activities and assignments.

·       Receive guidance, training, and mentoring from senior professional personnel in planning and carrying out activities and assignments.

·       Perform a wide variety of administrative tasks including the preparation of letters, memos, reports, and correspondence as requested.

·       Create and maintain spreadsheets, databases, and department / project related reports.

·       Conduct research, prepare reports, and make recommendations based on findings.

·       Coordinate meetings, take meeting minutes, and follow up on action items.

Minimum Requirements

·       Effective oral and written communication skills.

·       Ability to interact with peers and fellow employees in a professional manner.

·       Currently in school for Engineering or Construction Management degree.

·       Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

·       A GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred.

·       Prior intern assignment(s) completed at a construction, engineering or architecture firm is preferred.

·       Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Access is preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information and to apply, visit:

http://bit.ly/2ok3iOF


AECOM

Intern – AECOM Hunt

New Orleans, La.

Requisition/Vacancy No.

156889BR

Job Category 

Construction Management

Business Line 

Construction Services

Why Choose AECOM? 

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

AECOM Hunt:

Founded in 1944 in Indianapolis, Indiana, AECOM Hunt has been building for our clients for over 70 years.

From iconic stadiums and arenas, next-gen transportation hubs and sustainable healthcare and academic buildings, AECOM Hunt is known nationwide as the premier builder of large and complex projects. Our expertise, leadership and dedication are unparalleled.

We have earned a reputation for being unconditionally client-focused – delivering construction projects on schedule and within budget, no matter the scope. We deploy the latest 3D BIM technologies, industry-leading safety best practices, and the highest ethical standards on every project. If you can dream it, we can build it.

AECOM Hunt has proven, time and again, to be well-equipped to deliver the most challenging of projects, no matter the sector or delivery method.

Job Summary:

AECOM Hunt is currently seeking talented individuals for internships beginning in May of 2017 to participate in the Building Construction Internship Program.

Put your education to work with an internship at an industry leader. At AECOM Hunt, you will build core construction, technology and business skills, while assisting company leaders build the next recognizable skyline. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate leadership and teamwork and can gain increased responsibilities through various experiences.

Our organization values its talent by investing in career growth and learning opportunities. When you intern with Hunt, you will receive orientation, training, and education to help get you started. You will be matched with a mentor to help guide you in achieving your goals. You will participate in professional networking events and meetings where you will have exposure to our executives. Successful completion of the internship program may lead to employment or future internship opportunities but this is neither guaranteed nor implied.

Minimum Requirements

·       Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in construction management, building technology, civil engineering or similar major

·       Ability to follow direction and manage specific tasks to completion

·       Ability to learn new technologies and concepts

·       Demonstrated leadership abilities

·       Willing to work a variety of tasks alone or as part of a team

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·       Eagerness to learn and positive attitude

Preferred Qualifications 

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply.

For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

To apply, visit:

http://bit.ly/2oNhovY


MGM Resorts International

Public Relations Coordinator – Corporate

Las Vegas

As part of the application process, you are required to create a candidate account to log back in and view your application(s). Check your email regularly for information regarding our employment process. ​

The Public Relations Coordinator position is a good entry-level position into the field of PR.  Responsibilities include: writing, maintaining and updating press kit materials; maintaining and updating online photo library, video library and press rooms for all Las Vegas properties; updating and maintaining media lists across all media niches; development of schedules and property facilitation for media programs to include familiarization trips, filming, photo shoot and media tours. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and MGM Resorts International policies, practices and procedures.

·       Coordinator assists with distribution of press materials to media; tracks and maintains media coverage; distributes coverage to properties; updates media database and additional contact lists; and helps qualify and fulfill media requests, which can include tours, basic film shoots, facilitation of interviews, etc.

·       After a shadowing period, the PR Coordinator assists with photo shoots, interviews, film shoots and radio remotes, some of which might require overnight hours. 

·       Perform other job related duties as requested.

Required:                                                                                                                               

·       Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations or Communications or a related field.

·       Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to travel between properties as needed.

·       Candidate must be a strong writer with excellent communication skills; strong reading comprehension and retention skills. 

·       Must be able to understand and follow through with written and verbal instructions. 

·       Working knowledge of MSWord, Excel and Outlook.

·       Strong organization skills a must. Detail-oriented, able to multi-task and handle high-stress situations.

·       Willing to work long hours including early morning and late nights, possible weekends in all weather conditions.

·       Excellent customer service skills.

·       Must be able to communicate effectively in English, in both written and oral forms.

·       Must have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.

·       Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance, adhering to MGM Resorts International standards.

·       Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.

·       Proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Preferred:

·       At least one internship in PR or media field.

·       Knowledge of media industry and hotel PR industry.

·       Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.

For further information about MGM Resorts International and to apply, visit:

http://bit.ly/2ojLi7i


MGM Resorts International

Account Coordinator – Corporate

Las Vegas

The Brand Coordinator facilitates the day-to-day operations of the Company’s Brand Marketing initiatives which may include, but are not limited to, creative execution of marketing and media campaigns, maintaining brand standards and consistency, and project management.

·       Coordinate advertising and collateral for print, outdoor, television, electronic and digital media to completion.

·       Coordinate scheduling of marketing and promotions to ensure client satisfaction and project completion.

·       Maintain communication with team and traffic on project status and hot projects daily.

·       Integrate the brand at all customer touch points.

·       Update status reports, agendas and conference reports.

·       Attend meetings as needed.

·       Interface with property representatives and building relationships.

·       Open projects, complete change orders and see projects through completion through our project management tool, Workamajig.

·       Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

·       Work under supervision.

·       Perform other job related duties as requested.

Required: 

·       Bachelor’s degree and/or at least 1 year experience in Advertising or related field.

·       Excellent customer service skills.

·       Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.

·       Professional appearance and demeanor.

·       Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.

·       High school diploma or equivalent.

·       Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.

Preferred:

·       Bilingual, English as the primary or secondary language.

·       Previous experience working in a similar resort setting

For more information, please visit:

http://bit.ly/2oAuH0Q


NBC Sports Group

Programming Coordinator (Entry Level)

Orlando, Fla.

Job Number   

33437BR

Sub-Business 

Golf Channel

Posting Category      

TV Content & Production

About Us        

NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Part of the NBC Sports Group family, Golf Channel is a multimedia, golf entertainment and services company based in Orlando, Fla. In addition to its high-quality news, instruction and original programming, Golf Channel is home to more live golf than all other networks combined. Our coverage includes PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, NCAA National Championships, The Open, Olympics and a slate of other worldwide tours and events. Golf Channel continues to connect the world to golf through a wide array of digital and lifestyle services including: Golf Channel Digital platforms, GolfNow, GolfAdvisor.com, Golf Channel Academy instructional facilities and Golf Channel Amateur Tour.

Responsibilities         

The Programming Coordinator will create, proof and distribute program schedules and schedule changes and endeavor to increase viewership. The Coordinator will relay relevant information to internal and external clients and organizations and assist in planning future program schedules.

Job Duties

·       Create program schedules

·       Create and distribute schedule changes

·       Proof schedules and schedule changes prior to their release

·       Track program plays in relation to contractual obligations

·       Produce and distribute daily/weekly programming reports

·       Provide program information to internal and external clients and organizations as requested

·       Assist in the creation of reports for future program schedules

·       Complete special projects as required

Qualifications/Requirements          

Basic Qualifications

·       Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Windows

Additional Job Requirements

·       Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: 33437BR)

·       Must be willing to work in Orlando, FL

·       Flexibility to work with varying hours, work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

Desired Characteristics         

Desired Qualifications

·       College degree preferred

·       Detail oriented and highly organized

·       Knowledge of Golf a plus

·       Capacity to juggle multiple projects

·       Ability to view a computer screen for an extended period of time

·       Ability to manipulate a mouse and keyboard for extended periods of time

For more information and to apply, visit:

http://bit.ly/2oDAFQd


NBC Sports Group

Digital Marketing Coordinator – (Entry Level)

San Francisco

Job Number   

31927BR

Job Title         

Digital Marketing Coordinator - CSN Bay Area

Sub-Business 

NBC Sports Regional Networks

Posting Category      

Marketing

About Us        

NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NBC Sports Regional Networks, part of the NBC Sports Group, consist of 9 regional networks that deliver more than 2,400 live sporting events annually, along with award-winning breaking news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and original programming to more than 43 million homes. The NBC Sports Regional Networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, which serves Baltimore and Washington D.C., Comcast SportsNet New England, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, The Comcast Network, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and SportsNet New York.

Career Level  

Entry-Level

Responsibilities         

·       Works across various departments to execute network objectives:

·       Assists Digital Marketing Specialist with social content development, including day-to-day execution

·       Assists Digital Marketing Specialist with social promotion for all team and network sub brands

·       Facilitate social media giveaways and contests to accomplish the marketing and sales objectives

·       Assists Digital Marketing Specialist with talent and staff training and support

·       Assists Digital Marketing Specialist with monthly reports for internal use

·       Works as lead on designated brands, serving as the main contact with that team partner to execute season deliverables and works internally at CSN across departments to clearly communicate and help implement promotion plans for brand events/priorities

·       Works as lead on the Marketing premium closet, maintaining 5 storage spaces and managing inventory to ultimately inform timely orders; Serves as Marketing lead on premium request forms, both internal and external requests

·       Works as lead on all Marketing equipment supplies, maintaining library for all event activation and proactively addressing additional needs

·       Responsible for grassroots bar activations, helping to build our relationships with local bar community

·       Work with marketing, communication and sales to ensure consistent branding and messaging

·       Assists with Affiliate marketing, community, and social media programs, as needed

·       Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

·       Punctual, regular and consistent attendance

Qualifications/Requirements          

Basic Qualifications

·       Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

·       Must have a minimum of one (1) year of full time, part time or internship experience

·       Must have prior experience with all social platforms

·       Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays

Additional Job Requirements

·       Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: 31927BR)

·       Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

·       Must be willing to work in San Francisco, CA

·       Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

·       Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

·       Must be 18 years or older

It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics         

Desired Qualifications

·       Degree preferably in Marketing or Communications

·       Marketing background

·       Prefer experience leading social media initiatives

·       Intimate knowledge and passion for sports and local teams and athletes

·       Experience working in sports

·       Photoshop experience

·       Familiarity with a TV network

·       Passion for today’s media world and the constantly connected society

·       Proven strong project management skills including organization and attention to details in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment

·       Excellent written and verbal communication to effectively produce and post content

·       Must be a creative writer with strong problem-solving skills

·       Strong work ethic, positive attitude & leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities

·       Must be a self-starter and able to work independently, as needed

·       Should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all levels of personnel and personalities

To apply, visit:

http://bit.ly/2nRQPGL


Wells Fargo

Communications Consultant 3 – Innovation Group

Charlotte, N.C. and San Francisco**

Job Description

It starts with you. Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and motivate the most talented people - those who care and who work together as partners across business units and functions.  We value and promote diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our business and at every level of our organization.

Help architect our future. Be a leader of leaders. Get ready for your perfect job, one that encourages you to think strategically yet stay connected with your teams. Prepare to innovate, create, and inspire.

This position is part of Corporate Communications, which manages internal, external, and executive communications for Wells Fargo. To support its mission of solidifying Wells Fargo's reputation as one of the world's great companies, this group sets the communication strategy, shares compelling stories, provides strategic counsel, empowers team members, and strives for excellence.

Communications Consultant – Innovation Group

We are seeking a talented public relations professional to contribute to the communications effort for the Innovation Group, a cross-functional organization to help keep company at the leading edge of technological innovation in financial services. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a passion for delivering excellent media relations and internal storytelling results, and also demonstrate outstanding writing skills. In addition, the successful candidate will work with communications partners and subject matter experts to surface and develop stories that help drive thought leadership and awareness across key external audiences.

The Communications Consultant will be expected to provide expert counsel to ensure stories are developed in alignment with overarching strategies. In addition, the Communications Consultant will be responsible for developing, writing, coordinating, and publishing a variety of communications to support line of business goals.

Responsibilities Include:

·       Develop and maintain strong relationships with top-tier and trade media, including diverse outlets.

·       Develop and place proactive media pitches.

·       Develop and publish stories on internal platforms.

·       Identify and secure top-tier speaking engagements for executives.

·       Support internal communications events and other efforts as needed.

·       Write and edit a variety of complex and/or sensitive communications including talking points and speeches.

·       Implement social media strategies as part of key PR initiatives.

·       Contribute to the development of communications reports.

·       Contribute to group work streams and/or department-wide initiatives as needed.

Core Expertise:

·       To write effectively for varied internal and external audiences.

·       Building strong media relationships and placing internal and external stories.

·       Working effectively and collaboratively with teams across a matrixed environment.

·      

**Open to any location within the Wells Fargo footprint**

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through our many locations, ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking. To learn more, Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.

Required Qualifications

·       4+ years of communications experience

Desired Qualifications

·       4+ years of media relations experience

·       Experience developing partnerships and collaborating with other business and functional areas

·       Ability to communicate effectively with business partners and project managers

·       Ability to communicate effectively, in both written and verbal formats, with senior executive-level leaders

·       Ability to deliver multiple concurrent projects or large scale individual projects

·       Ability to make timely and independent judgment decisions while working in a fast-paced and results-driven environment

·       Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment

·       Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important

·       Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, and Project) skills

·       Knowledge and understanding of internet, mobile, and social media technology

·       Knowledge and understanding of internal corporate communications development

·       Knowledge and understanding of writing, editing, coordinating, and publishing sensitive documentation

·       Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships

·       Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

·       A BS/BA degree or higher

·       Local, Regional or National media experience

·       Corporate communications and agency communications experience

·       Experience in developing and implementing multi-channel communication campaigns

·       Experience developing and executing communication strategies by collaborating with large, matrixed teams

Other Desired Qualifications

·       Experience in technology PR | Communications

To apply, visit:

http://bit.ly/1FI1QHY

Farmers Insurance

Public Relations Associate

Woodland Hills, Calif.

 

From Farmers Insurance Media & Public Relations Manager Trevor Chapman.

 

Woodland Hills, Calif., is a community within the city limits of Los Angeles (and is located in the San Fernando Valley).

Job Number:

170001H5

 

We are Farmers! 

Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world. Start your career at Farmers today! 

  

Job Summary 

  • Researches, writes and prepares external communication materials such as news releases, media advisories, reports, and speeches.
  • When conducting research, the Public Relations Associate will likely coordinate with members of the Enterprise Marketing teams, however, additional research and some coordination with other departments may be required.
  • When writing and preparing external communications, the Public Relations Associate will be expected to follow a set editorial schedules or develop a new editorial schedule with a manager if a current schedule does not exist. The Public Relations Associate is responsible for direct writing and drafting of content than project management or scoping of projects.
  • The Public Relations Associate is encouraged to strengthen his / her personal skill set by participating in in-house or outside industry related courses and seminars as deemed necessary to expand product and industry knowledge.

  

Essential Job Functions 

  • Research skills
  • Strong writing/editing skills
  • Coordination with external communications team and other partner business units
  • Project participant as Public Relations representative

 

Education Requirements 

  • Four year college degree, preferably with emphasis in journalism, English, writing or communications 

  

Experience Requirements 

  • 2 + years of experience preferred 

  

Special Skill Requirement 

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to complete independent research in a timely manner
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • PC skills; knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and desktop publishing applications  

    

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

For further information and to apply, visit;

http://bit.ly/2nCowYB


PadillaCRT

Senior Product Manager – SMS Research

Minneapolis, Minn.

 

From Ms. Katina Shelton of PadillaCRT.

 

Essential Duties:

 

Develop Research Plan (Be The Expert):

  • Partner closely with account teams and clients and integrates themselves to provide meaningful strategic guidance in the creation of data-driven strategies and objectives alignment.
  • Work with SMS Senior staff to provide input during the preparation of the proposal to ensure the proposed research is methodologically sound, executable and can be completed within given budget [oversees project estimating] and time parameters. 

 

Execute Research:

  • Overall project management including designing and coordinating multiple customer research projects, both qualitative and quantitative from design and programming through to reporting under the guidance of senior staff using the SMS approach. As such, responsibilities would include through personal production and internal support teams:
    • Design survey research instruments that will answer the research and business objectives as defined in the proposal stage. 
    • Data collection (includes focus group moderation)
    • Sampling
    • Vendor management
    • Banner/tabulation design/Ad-hoc data analysis
    • Production of research reports that are 90%+ ready for Senior Consultant final review and edits.
    • Synthesizing analyzed data into actionable insights and present to leadership
  • Effectively copes with change and shifts gears comfortably

 

Effective Communicator:

  • Updating clients regularly on project progress (Commits to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external stakeholders).
  • Provides purpose, direction and motivation to project teams. Clarifies and communicates project objectives and success criteria, as well as team roles and responsibilities. Ensures the use of best practices and applies lessons learned from previous projects.
  • Contributes to a positive, collaborative work environment for the team. Mentors and coaches project team members as appropriate.
  • Prepare and present status at weekly checkpoint meeting.
  • Communicate verbal and written escalations and concerns to any level within the organization in a timely manner and for appropriate issues.

 

Continuous Organizational Capability Development:

  • Contributes to development of the Project Management practice: Participates in practice development efforts and facilitates project quality reviews and lessons learned meetings. Actively shares knowledge and learning from project experiences.
  • Embraces our core market research values:
    • Work together as ‘one team’ – shares ideas, knowledge and talents
    • Play to win – ambitious, acts with a sense of urgency and makes the most of their abilities 
    • Deliver the highest quality – puts quality at the heart of all of their activities
    • Continuously improve
    • Have fun and enjoys the journey
    • Do the right thing, even when the right thing is hard
    • Take accountability for their actions
    • Build trusting relationships – internally and externally
    • Give back – committed to making a positive difference

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Statistics or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in the market research industry; related graduate work or degree in lieu of some experience will be considered
  • Experience with crafting and defining a strategic business solutions based on broad client goals preferred
  • Experience and interest in supporting new business initiatives preferred
  • A thorough understanding of research methodology encompassing both qualitative and quantitative techniques, including survey design, data collection, advanced statistical approaches, report generation and consulting on outcomes
  • Professional demeanor, high level of integrity and ability to manage positive working relationships across all areas of the company
  • Research supplier/vendor/budget management experience preferred
    Supervisory experience with excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills as a team coach and member to coordinate and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong presentation and relationship development skills
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • SPSS experience a plus
  • Focus group facilitation a plus
  • Global research experiences a plus

 

To apply, visit:

http://bit.ly/2nCiY0m


PadillaCRT

Account Supervisor – Corporate Communications

Minneapolis Minn.

 

From Ms. Katina Shelton of PadillaCRT.

 

If you're passionate about driving communication results for clients and experienced in corporate communications, PadillaCRT wants to hear from you!  

 

We're an integrated communications firm that's ready to add an experienced account supervisor to our corporate communications team. The ideal candidate will possess broad-based corporate communications experience, solid business acumen, as well as a familiarity with the financial services industry and/or a solid grasp of financial/accounting concepts. Strong project management and presentation skills are a must.

PadillaCRT is looking for poised and knowledgeable professional with 7+ years of public relations experience in corporate communications, prior agency experience is preferred.

 

Excellent writing, client/team management and leadership skills are critical. The ideal candidate will bring communications planning, program implementation and management, and a record of delivering superior program results for clients.

 

Think you're a fit? Come be a part of PadillaCRT, one of the largest employee-owned communications agencies in North America.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead strategic communication campaigns
  • Implement client initiatives, including development and execution of public relations programs, budgets, and timelines
  • Effectively manage team to produce high quality work that meets client objectives and budgets
  • Establish and build strong relationships across multiple industries, including financial services
  • Identify prospective clients and develop new business individually and as a member of designated teams
  • Drive projects with plans that include timelines, task assignments and budgets
  • Ability to effectively present and lead client and new business meetings
  • Travel as needed for client meetings and special events  

 

Requirements and skills:

  • Bachelor degree in communications, public relations, business, journalism or related field
  • Seven or more years of progressive professional experience
  • Excellent writing and media relations skills
  • Strong verbal and presentation skills
  • Computer proficiency and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Database management proficiency
  • On- and off-line research proficiency, including use of popular search engines and proprietary research tools
  • Effective time management skills
  • Demonstrated desire for continuous learning

 

Our clients span various industries, including technology, food/beverage/consumer products, agriculture, manufacturing, health care, retail, financial and more. Our staff includes experts in marketing communications, crisis/critical issues management, employee communications, investor relations, market/opinion research, digital media, creative design, media relations and public affairs.

 

Excellence. Integrity & Truthfulness. Generosity. Innovation & Creativity. Service & Servant Leadership. Inclusion. That's who we strive to be. And we're seeking entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.

 

Thanks for considering PadillaCRT. We encourage you to visit us at www.PadillaCRT.com to learn more.

 


 

PadillaCRT

Senior Director – Health

Minneapolis, Minn.

 

From Ms. Katina Shelton of PadillaCRT.

 

Position Summary

The Senior Director is responsible for the day-to-day leadership of a variety of health care accounts, managing account teams, and driving revenue-producing growth (existing and new accounts).  He/she serves as a principal client contact (in absence of a director or account supervisor) and assumes greater responsibility for leading program planning, budgeting and staffing/billability of accounts.

 

 New Business Development

  • Grow business by providing leadership, direction and strategic guidance to colleagues, day-to-day teams and senior level clients
  • Responsible for organic growth of client fees/revenues with existing clients as well as for leveraging resources across practice areas to ensure cross-sector growth
  • Identify new business opportunities and contribute to overall business development planning and new client acquisitions
  • Participate in new business presentation development and pitch team
  • Help achieve practice’s revenue growth by aggressively participating in proactive new business development, including new client prospecting, content marketing development/strategies and other marketing opportunities

 

Client Service

  • Lead, nurture and maintain strong client relationships, providing day-to-day client support and strategic and tactical counsel
  • Direct, develop and execute communications programs to ensure they strategically achieve client’s business goals, within budget and on deadline
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively around complex health care client opportunities and challenges
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of all clients’ business and the health care industry
  • Research and counsel account teams and clients on competitive analysis on behalf of clients’ business; supports implementation and analysis of strategic research for all clients
  • Assess business landscape and provide insights to account teams to drive appropriate recommendations/actions for client needs
  • Differentiate the Padilla brand positively through agency, industry, profession or community leadership activity

 

Team Management 

  • Lead management of account team members, establishing meaningful goals to ensure team member(s) satisfaction and retention
  • Demonstrate superior level of teamwork and client relationship-building skills
  • Educate client teams to deliver strategical professional counsel and content
  • Stay abreast of health care environment shifts, provide guidance to teams and clients
  • Develop professional and management skills of account teams; provide ongoing performance review and training opportunities
  • Lend skills, capabilities or knowledge to assist team members in problem solving on behalf of clients, teams or general management

 

Financial/Administrative

  • Lead, manage overall financial performance of accounts, including oversight of account staffing and financial process, including forecasting, budgeting, estimates, invoicing and collections
  • Successfully manage and grow a minimum of $750,000+ of fee income
  • Lead efforts to achieve company revenue and profitability projections
  • Oversee, plan, manage budgets and allocation of timelines and people resources to meet aggressive client growth goals

 

 Requirements/Skills

  • Minimum of 10+ years of relevant health care communications experience, preferably in pharmaceutical and device communications
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field including but not limited to communications, public relations, marketing, advertising, journalism or business
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years management experience that includes financial, profitability oversight and extensive new business development
  • Expertise in research-based strategic program development and execution
  • Ability to maintain and expand successful client relationships
  • Proven experience hiring, motivating, growing and managing a professional communications team
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Professional presence with well-developed presentation skills
  • Ability to travel (regionally and nationally) approximately 20%

 

To apply, visit:

http://bit.ly/2oRZDZj

 


 

PBS

Vice President, Human Resources

Arlington, Va.


DEPARTMENT: 

Human Resources

 

STATUS: 

Full-time, Regular, Exempt
 

* A staffing firm has been retained to facilitate this search. 


JOB OBJECTIVE:
PBS is a private, nonprofit corporation, founded in 1969, whose nearly 350 members are America’s public TV stations: noncommercial, educational licensees that serve all 50 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa. PBS reaches nearly 100 million people through television and nearly 33 million people online each month; its broad array of programs has been consistently honored by the industry’s highest awards.

A key strategic leader, the Vice President, Human Resources will partner with the CEO, COO, and the senior leadership team to champion a culture of innovation and creativity at PBS, identify and communicate the HR implications in business plans, and align business and HR strategies to proactively support the organization’s strategy, goals, mission and values. The incumbent plays an essential role in change leadership by collaborating with and guiding the senior team in alignment on values and priorities, and in leading initiatives that will create new ways of working -- while preserving and reinforcing core values.

As an experienced and accomplished executive, the VP, HR is responsible for developing, delivering and promoting best practices in human resources management and operations, organizational development, talent management and development, talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, and HR analytics.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • HR Department Leadership and Management
    • Redefine the role of HR in the organization as business partners to provide PBS with strategic thinking, proactive support, as well as reactive problem solving. Ensure the team receives regular coaching and development, information and tools to effectively perform their roles.
    • Strategically direct and oversee day-to-day management of the HR operation to efficiently meet the needs of PBS and create a great employee experience.
       
  • Executive Team Member
    • Be the HR business partner and trusted advisor to the senior team. Support the CEO, COO and senior team members with HR expertise, guidance, customized solutions, crisp decision-making and information.
       
  • Organization Development
    • In partnership with the senior team, plan and implement systematic change through identification of values, communication, strategy, learning & development, systems and structure to enable PBS to continue to thrive as a trusted leader in the media industry, fulfilling its mission for decades to come.
    • Working together with the CEO and COO, develop the capabilities of the senior team to enhance skills in leading change.

 

  • Talent Management and Development
    • Advise and partner with businesses leaders in the acquisition, assessment and development of current talent, succession planning, and the strategic forecasting of future talent needs. Collaborate with the senior team and key stakeholders to identify critical positions and core competencies. Design and implement programs and processes to develop needed skills, knowledge and experience, and plan for successors to key roles.
    • Continually assess the effectiveness of the performance management program. Ensure the alignment of the program with the business’s natural cycles and talent development programs.
       
  • Employee Relations
    • Communicate a philosophy and ensure consistent practices for managing employee relations. Provide effective leadership over PBS’s employee policies and procedures, performance management program, and discipline process. Identify legally sensitive issues and work collaboratively with the office of the General Counsel.
       
  • Talent Acquisition
    • Expand and enhance recruiting capabilities, and redesign the flow of talent to meet current and future hiring needs. Ensure integration with talent management programs.
    • Enrich and maintain an employment brand that attracts sought-after talent to PBS, and reflects the PBS experience as a great place to work.
       
  • Data Analytics and Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
    • Lead and support the development of a data-driven decision making philosophy and process within PBS, working in partnership with other senior stakeholders. Link organizational effectiveness to business results.
    • Ensure capability and resources within HR to provide regular, meaningful reporting and analysis to enable decision-making and track progress and trends. Oversee the implementation of technology solutions that enhance the use of HR tools and programs.
       
  • Compensation and Benefits/Total Rewards
    • Lead a total rewards strategy that closely integrates competitive compensation and benefits programs to motivate, recognize and reward effective performance. Ensure alignment of compensation with talent management programs. Ensure a benefit program that reinforces and reflects the PBS culture.

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Fifteen years of experience in progressive HR leadership positions with knowledge of business strategy. Brings best-in-class HR practices gained from a company recognized for excellence in this function.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION/TRAINING:

  • BA degree in social science, or business with emphasis in Human Resources preferred; MBA and SPHR a plus.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • A champion of HR. Brings a track record of developing and structuring strong HR teams and an excellent manager of people, and a creator of a great employee experiences.
  • Experience leading and managing large-scale change initiatives. A change leader who has thoughtfully designed and implemented change and communications strategies and tools to enable business or functional transformation.
  • Strong business and financial acumen and the ability to direct functional efforts based on business direction and needs.
  • Experience in successfully promoting a culture of Diversity and Inclusion, and managing D&I initiatives.
  • Knowledgeable about current HR technology and what various systems can do to enhance the efficiency, effectiveness, and experience with and within HR.
  • Exposure to and understanding of Labor Relations, union environments and relationships preferred.
  • Experience working with, liaising with, and providing guidance to boards of directors.
  • Experience on a non-profit leadership team or board is helpful.

 

CHARACTERISTICS PREFERRED:

  • A trusted advisor, partner and a strategic thinker. A collaborative leader, with the ability to maneuver from big picture strategic thinking to the tactical implementation of human resource services.
  • An influencer who inspires credibility. Able to cultivate support and inspire enthusiasm for vision and strategy. Has the energy, motivation, and change management skills to influence in an environment that is changing, but with many legacy values and systems.
  • An excellent communicator, able to negotiate, persuade, and influence others in both written and verbal communication; able to explain complicated concepts simply and clearly; and can deliver a delicate or difficult message effectively, appropriately, and with sensitivity.
  • Approachable, open, and visible. A relationship builder, who creates positive energy. Self-aware, a learner, and a good listener. Shows high emotional intelligence.
  • A professional who possesses an unquestioned reputation for integrity and ethics; a strong ability to quickly gain the trust of others.
  • A creative problem solver: demonstrates intuitive judgment. Takes risks, tries things. Nimble, flexible, and open minded. Adept at implementing innovative programs that result in high levels of employee engagement.
  • Demonstrates a deep commitment to the mission of public media.

 

PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

 

For more information and to apply, visit:

http://www.pbs.org/about/careers/current-openings/

 


 

PBS

Summer Internships - Paid

Arlington, Va. (with some in Alexandria, Va.)

 

Each summer, PBS welcomes more than two dozen interns to offices in Arlington and Alexandria, Virginia.

 

The goal of PBS’ internship program is to provide a valuable, educational experience for students interested in the world of public media. These interns will work on key projects and be actively involved in meaningful work, and they’ll gain a global view of PBS by working collaboratively within their teams and across departments.

 

  • Creative Services Intern
  • Digital Experience Producer Intern
  • Digital Fundraising and Core Strategies Intern
  • Film Festival Intern
  • General Counsel Intern
  • Government Affairs Intern
  • Learning and Development Intern
  • Media Production Intern
  • PBS Education Event Intern
  • PBS KIDS Social Media and Marketing Intern
  • PBS Parents Intern
  • Programming Intern
  • Relational Fundraising Intern
  • Software Development Intern
  • Web Development Intern
  • Create/implement strategic and comprehensive CORA strategy to protect and support the continuous improvement of IMCC reputation (Coca-Cola Foundations and its diverse programs, Sustainability efforts, Environmental Footprint, ONG’s, among others)
  • Coordinate CORA’s different events (prices, forums, foundation)
  • Lead and coordinate different reports on CORA (sustainability yearly inform, Foundation, etc)
  • Coordinate systems narrative with bottlers on CORA and management of data
  • Anticipate trends and potential issues by monitoring stakeholders on environment and provide regular communications identifying the key impacts and solutions
  • Project Management
  • Coordinate the transparency efforts within the company and manage reactive crisis management on CORA issues
  • Manage area budget, contracts, ensuring correct application of opex/DME
  • This position will lead the corporate communications strategy. This position will streamline and coordinate any communication strategy in order to forge a strong relationship and increase CORA.
  • The position needs to be able to make decisions on corporate reputation strategy. It also does much of the interactions with key stakeholders with all levels of the company and the system.
  • High complexity in communications in several mediums. Contacts and subject negotiations with multiple parties internally and externally and need to craft the narrative and disseminate information within the Mexico System (IMCC) as well as at group and global level. Need to handle different projects at a time.
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Delivers Results
  • Balance immediate & long-term priorities
  • Building value based-relationship & networks
  • Drives innovative business improvements
  • Develops and Inspires Others
  • Influences The System / Negotiation
  • Tolerating Stress, Working Under Pressure
  • Change Management
  • Demonstrating Judgment in Decision-Making
  • Project Management
  • Professional writing & communications skills
  • Ability to interact with senior levels and knows how to be persuasive

 

For more information about PBS and these internships, please visit:

http://www.pbs.org/about/careers/internships/


Octagon

Entertainment Trainee

Los Angeles

 

Job Number:

005457

 

Octagon is looking for energetic and motivated individuals to join our Entertainment Division. Candidates will mainly support Senior Management in the division and provide general administrative assistance and client support.  In addition Entertainment Trainees work closely within the division on a variety of challenging and interesting projects, including assisting with the creation of marketing materials for business proposals, participating in the creative process of developing client marketing strategies, interfacing with buyers, executives, talent, producers and agents. This is a great opportunity for a candidate who is looking to advance within the entertainment industry and wants to get exposure to the production, representation and creative side of television, film and digital media. The position requires the ability to prioritize assignments, multi task, and work under pressure in a friendly but fast paced environment. Successful trainees will be eligible for promotion within the division after 1-year in the position.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Answer and screen supervisors’ telephone calls (high volume);
  • Arrange meetings and conference calls as requested;
  • Manage calendars and electronic contacts lists; 
  • Prepare, file, proofread, and send general correspondence;
  • Schedule travel arrangements for team members and clients;  monitor and bill related travel expenses by preparing and tracking expense reports;
  • Respond timely to internal and external inquiries;
  • Organize and maintain filing systems;
  • Provide general administrative support to specific projects
  • Interact with clients and handle requests on their behalf
  • Maintain client materials and files
  • Other reasonably related duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • One to two years of relevant experience or internships
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Strong organizational skills to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to deal with internal and external clients at all levels articulately and with courtesy and diplomacy;
  • Significant interest in developing a career in the field of entertainment talent representation

 

This position is located in our Los Angeles office.  To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume on-line at www.octagon.com in the “Careers” section.

 

Octagon is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


Octagon

Account Coordinator – Celebrity and Influencer Strategy

New York

 

Job Number:

005503

 

Description

Are you interested in entertainment and popular culture?  Octagon is seeking a motivated and creative individual, passionate about the world of celebrity influencers, to join our team. We advise leading consumer brands, corporations, non-profit organizations and their marketing agencies by assessing the value of a celebrity, negotiating partnerships and activating the program. Octagon works with some of the world’s most prominent actors, directors, films, production companies, television properties, musicians, authors and content creators, and prestigious special events. For more information, please go to http://octagonfirstcall.com/.

 

The Account Coordinator will support the team by managing existing account relationships and assisting in the development and execution of new marketing programs. This position will be based in New York or Los Angeles. 

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Tracking industry trends, celebrities, and popular culture trends
  • Monitor the celebrity/brand landscape to determine industry direction and  competitive positioning
  • Maintaining and updating current programs in internal CRM database
  • Leverage talent relationships to benefit client programs
  • Utilize research and knowledge of celebrities/pop culture to assist account team in supporting client’s marketing objectives (including and not limited to chefs, actors, musicians, directors, athletes, designers, social stars, etc.)
  • Act as point of contact for the talent agency; work with agency to implement marketing programs
  • Complete monthly and wrap-up reports
  • Maintaining and updating industry contacts in Microsoft Outlook and media lists
  • Liaise with internal departments including finance, legal, travel and creative
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • 1-3 years agency/or related experience (preference from a lifestyle/celebrity-focused public relations agency and/or marketing agency)
  • Internet and social media savvy; knowledge of social media trends, blogging, Instagram/Snapchat/Twitter/Facebook, etc.
  • Well-developed research capability with understanding of Google search and other research tools
  • Strong organization and time management skills to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent organization/research skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated understanding of the marketing business; promotions, public relations and advertising
  • Strong pop-culture knowledge across all industries (music, entertainment, digital, chef, fashion, sports, etc.)
  • Knowledge of current events (award shows, film festivals, major sporting events, etc.) as well as different types of celebrity-driven marketing programs (PR, endorsement, advertising, seeding, product placement, gifting suites, etc.)
  • Exceptional people skills, able to gain and maintain the trust and confidence of individuals within and outside Octagon
  • Analytical thinker, able to problem solve multi variable tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

For consideration please submit your cover letter and resume on-line at www.octagon.com in the “Careers” section. 

 

Octagon is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.