Meet the Community Coaches

Abi Case

Abi Case

Title/Position
Employer Outreach Specialist, Employer Engagement
(Career Coach)
Crystal Lewis

Crystal Lewis

Title/Position
Associate Director, Inclusive Career Services (Career Coach)
  • Do you consider yourself to be creative, expressive, or imaginative?
  • Are you interested in learning about developing public relations campaigns, stage production, or creating museum exhibits?
  • Does is sound like fun to work in a less structured environment with the freedom to voice your originality?
  • Could you see yourself planning art projects or sporting events for others to enjoy? 

Careers in this community focus on composing, writing, designing, and performing.

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Use terms like intern/internship for intern/practicum opportunities and terms like: associate, assistant, entry-level for career starting job opportunities

 
Art/Art history

  • Art Collections
  • Art direction/director
  • Art historian
  • Art Restoration
  • Curatorial/curator
  • Exhibit design/preparation
  • Fashion design
  • Graphic Art/Design
  • Illustration/Illustrator
  • Multi-media
  • Stylist
  • Web design
  • Search by discipline:
    • Ceramics
    • Drawing
    • Graphic design
    • Intermedia
    • Jewelry and metal arts
    • Painting
    • Photography
    • Printmaking
    • Sculpture
    • Three-dimensional (3D) design

 

Communications

  • Advertising
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Events
  • Government
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Non-profit
  • Public Relations
  • Social

 

Cinema Studies

  • Actor
  • Film
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Production
  • Screen/Scriptwriting
  • Video
  • Writing

 

Dance

  • Dance
  • Dance Education
  • Dance Administration
  • Dance Research
  • Performing
  • Somatic Practices

 

English/Creative Writing

  • Advertising
  • Communications
  • Content/Creative Content
  • Editing/Editor
  • Education
  • Public Relations
  • Storytelling
  • Writing/Writer

 

Journalism/Mass Communications

  • Content
  • Editing/Editor
  • Events
  • Media
  • News
  • Podcast/Podcasting
  • Print
  • Production
  • Publishing/Publisher
  • Radio
  • Reporting/Reporter
  • Television
  • Video

 

Museums/Collections/Archives

  • Archives/Archivist
  • Cataloging
  • Collections care/management
  • Conservator/Conservation
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Curator/curatorial
  • Exhibit management/planning/design
  • Gallery
  • Historic Preservation
  • Historical/Cultural Interpretation
  • Library
  • Museum Administration/Operations/Management
  • Museum Education
  • Registrar (pair with Museum and Assistant/Associate/Managing)
  • Technician (pair with Museum/Collections/Archival)

 

Music

  • Instructor/Educator
  • Musician
  • Performer/Vocalist
  • Music Production
  • Music Management
  • Composer/Music Writing
  • Lyricist
  • Music Publicist

Theater

  • Administration
  • Events
  • Perform/Performance
  • Playwright
  • Production
  • Stagecraft
     

Other Resources

Check out Exploring Majors & Careers page (scroll to What Can I Do With This Major?).

See what Hawkeyes in your college/major are doing after graduation using interactive post-graduation dashboards

The Occupational Outlook Handbook and O*Net contain information on duties, education and training, pay, and job outlook. 


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Media & Entertainment

 

Career Videos: Arts and Media 

Career One Stop videos (See Arts and Communications for choices)

 

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Want to put your interests to good use? Join with other students who share them. Discover student organizations which relate to arts, media, and entertainment at the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership. You can browse the database by letter or search by keyword or name for locating student organizations. 

Some examples of organizations that may be of interest are:

  • American Advertising Federation
  • Art Hawks
  • Bijou Film Board
  • Campus Activity Board
  • Daily Iowan
  • Dance Marathon
  • EPX Studio
  • English Society
  • Film Club
  • Fine Arts Council
  • Fools Magazine
  • KRUI-FM
  • Musicology Society at Iowa
  • Nightingale
  • Scope Productions
  • Student Video Production
  • Voices of Soul
  • Wilder Things Magazine
     

If you don’t want to join a club or don’t have the time, you can find activities and events related to your interests via After Class
 

Also consider volunteering as a way to explore your interests, build your resume, and connect with the community!

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Professional organizations are a great way to explore, prepare, experience, and achieve your career interests and goals!

  • Explore - Learn what people in the industry do, talk about, and take action on
  • Prepare - Learn about job titles, companies, and organizational/thought leaders
  • Experience - Check out resources, including specialized job boards and LinkedIn groups to locate mentors and job shadowing/informational interview opportunities
  • Achieve - Polish your professional image by taking an active part in your industry’s association. Reach your goals through networking and the professional development opportunities your association provides.

Plus, professional associations often offer discounted memberships to students!

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Public Safety Reporter at The Villages Daily Sun

Thursday, May 30, 2024
Employer: The Villages Daily Sun Expires: 11/30/2024 Cover Public Safety in Central FloridaThe Villages Daily Sun, a 2024 Pulitzer Prize finalist and Florida’s largest daily printed newspaper (the only newspaper in America's largest 20 that is still growing), is seeking a public safety reporter who shares our passion for community journalism.We're looking for a reporter who can handle a variety of public safety assignments including a daily police blotter, general news stories, features and enterprise pieces.We're looking for a reporter who can build strong sources in the public safety landscape and provide vital information to a large readership that is invested in being informed about their community's safety.Ours is a newsroom that values experimental thinking and the power of unconventional storytelling. We offer a generous newshole (about 80 pages daily), impeccable print quality, modern tech resources and managerial support that enable good journalists to become truly great.Our business strategy is community-first, not digital-first, which means our reporters are allowed to focus on quality reporting and writing without the distraction of a digital workflow. Our local family ownership has just built the first printing plant in America in the last decade, which means we still enjoy late publication deadlines for news across all time zones. We’re also an onsite newsroom that believes in the power of eyeball-to-eyeball collaboration vs. the creative vacuum of a remote workflow.The Villages is a 90-minute drive to the beach, Orlando’s theme parks, the historic neighborhoods of Gainesville and St. Augustine and the night life of Tampa and Daytona Beach. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and access to a highly regarded charter school system in one of the state’s most idyllic settings.Salary & Benefits• In addition to annual compensation reviews, all journalists in our newsroom are eligible for a stretch goal bonus plan that pays out quarterly• Eligibility for your children to attend the A-rated The Villages Charter School• Medical, dental, and vision Insurance• Basic life and AD&D insurance• Voluntary additional life insurance• HSA/FSA & 401k with company match• 9 paid holidays and personal paid time off that expands with tenure• Paid maternity and paternity leave• Discounts to a wide variety of businesses in The Villages• A robust training and development curriculumTo apply, please complete the HR application for the “Reporter” position at https://www.thevillages.com/careers/search?category=23 which will prompt you to attach a resume. Any unanswered questions can be directed to Executive Associate Editor Nick Feely at nick.feely@thevillagesmedia.com.

Marketing Associate at BDG Architects

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Employer: BDG Architects Expires: 07/31/2024 BDG Architects has an immediate need for a talented, creative, and motivated individual as a Marketing and Business Development Associate to join our team. This full-time position is located in our headquarters office in downtown Tampa, Florida. This person will provide coordination of various marketing activities and will report to the Director of Marketing.  Core CompetenciesExcellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.Strong grammar, spelling, composition, and proofreading abilities.Skilled with creative graphic design for use with marketing collateral.Capacity to problem-solve independently, prioritize tasks effectively, and multi-task to balance priorities and deadlines.Desire to work within a highly collaborative team-based environment.  QualificationsProfessional degree in Marketing, Journalism, English, or Communications is preferred but not required.Minimum of one years’ experience providing professional marketing services preferred.Experience in marketing for architecture, engineering, or construction firms is highly favored but not required.Experience working in Canva is preferredExperience working in Mail Chimp is a plusProficiency with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Teams.Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat. Knowledge of Adobe Rush and Premier Pro or other video editing software is a plus. Targeted Project Marketing ResponsibilitiesResearch procurement avenues for potential project leads. Organize for review of submission guidelines and schedules with the Marketing Director and Studio Leads.Assist in coordinating and producing qualification packages, fee proposals, presentations, boards, leave-behinds, and other marketing collateral for targeted client development efforts and building brand awareness.Marketing/Branding ContentProduce content for social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.Develop a content calendar to coordinate distribution across platforms.Measure and report activityCreate video content.Building storyboard, participating with video production and editingWebsiteWork with Marketing Team and website host on website designCoordinate with the website host to update project information, personnel, and news features.Public Relations and Community OutreachServe as a point of contact for representatives of marketing-related products and services (e.g., photographers, consultants, publishers).Aid in scheduling and organizing company and industry events and volunteer effortsAttend events as necessary.Awards, Publications, and Press ReleasesCoordinate projects for award submittals, design submissions and publicize winning projects.Coordinate efforts to feature the firm in local, regional, national, and trade publications.Assist with the development of press releases regarding the firm's activities and personnel.Information Management and ProductionAssist with compiling and maintaining the firm’s information databases to track Business Development Activity, Events, and Submissions.Assist with writing, proofing, printing, binding, packaging, and submitting qualification packages, proposals and contracts. BDG Architects offers a comprehensive benefit package including options for health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, the ability to participate in a 401K program and paid parking. We also offer paid holidays and paid personal time off. Located in the heart of Downtown Tampa, our office is walkable to museums, Curtis Hixon Park, the Riverwalk, Straz Performing Arts Center and many unique restaurants, parks and activities. Additionally, car detailing, dry cleaning and a complimentary fitness center are among the amenities available to employees at our building. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and a resume via resumes@bdgllp.com . Please, no phone calls.

Assistant at Strong Island

Saturday, May 25, 2024
Employer: Strong Island Expires: 11/26/2024 Strong Island is seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented, and resourceful assistant to support our growing team. We are looking for someone who is passionate about streamlining the efficiency of organizations and eager to learn the ins and outs of the entertainment industry.  QualificationsBachelor’s degreeMinimum 1+ year(s) experience working in an assistant capacityDependable and disciplined with a high level of initiativePassion for film and the entertainment industryAbility to provide general administrative support in a fast-paced, high-volume environment, function under tight deadlines, and experience managing information, such as daily schedules & calendars and data organization.Detail-oriented organizational skills, communication, and writing abilitiesProfessional, dependable, organized, resourceful, and proactive with good judgment, discretion, and communication skills (both written and verbal), a friendly and open demeanor with the ability to maintain confidentiality, a "can-do" positive attitude, and a willingness to "go that extra mile."Comfortable with managing a high volume of work while still maintaining critical attention to detail, juggling multiple priorities while working on numerous projects, strong task-management skills with minimal supervision, handling complex instructions with care and follow-through, and demonstrating overall accuracy and thoroughness in executing assigned tasks.Highly proficient technical skills with Microsoft Office suite (Excel and Word), Adobe, Canva, Google Drive, Gmail, Google Calendar, Dropbox, Zoom, etc.Ability to problem solve, prioritize workload, adapt to changes, and efficiently manage one’s time – all while working in a fast-paced environment. BenefitsThe opportunity to work at a leading global production, development, and distribution entertainment company.Access to the tools, leadership, and resources necessary to cultivate a career path personalized to your career goals.Ability to work remotelyOpportunity for growth within the organization.Mentorship ResponsibilitiesMaintain calendar schedules (including calls and virtual meetings), develop and maintain spreadsheets, and draft correspondence.Liaise professionally with internal staff, external clients, and other industry leaders and executivesOrganize notes, emails, and filesUpdate administrative information and ensure administrative procedures are in line with company policies and procedures.Organize, track, draft, and respond to email correspondence, including sorting & screening emails and requests to determine priority levels and action items.Research and assist in developing presentation decks.Participate in special-project assignments on an as-needed basis. About Strong IslandStrong Island is a values-based, purpose-driven media company focused on the development, acquisition, production, sales, and finance of content in the international marketplace, streamers, and domestic studios. Strong Island's vision is to build a media company whose content inspires and entertains global audiences. The company was founded by former Sentient partner Christopher Tuffin, who most recently developed, packaged, and structured the finance on the 2023 blockbuster "Sound of Freedom" which has grossed over $250M worldwide theatrically and $400M to date (making it one of the Top 10 highest grossing films of the year). While running Social Capital, he produced and/or partnered with such notables as Ridley and Tony Scott, Jerry Lewis, Eli Roth, and Julie Delpy.  In 2011, he co-founded Sentient, where over the next decade he would produce and/or executive produce such films "Cosmopolis" starring Robert Pattinson, "Maps to the Stars" starring Julianne Moore, "Peppermint" starring Jennifer Garner, "Overdrive" starring Ana de Armas, "Freelance" starring John Cena, and "Line of Duty" starring Aaron Eckhart, as well as Ryan Murphy's "Feud" for FX (which garnered 18 Emmys and 4 Golden Globe nominations). He most recently produced "Canary Black" starring Kate Beckinsale, and has a remake of "The Others" set up at Universal. With a diverse and robust upcoming slate, international first-look partnerships in multiple territories, and a stable of writers and directors to fill the company's content pipeline, Strong Island is looking to position itself at the forefront of audiences' thirst for storytelling and heroes that connect to and reflect their values and ideals.

Meteorologist - Weekend at KAAL-TV

Friday, May 24, 2024
Employer: KAAL-TV Expires: 07/31/2024 Job OverviewCovering weather in Southeast Minnesota and Northern Iowa is a meteorologist's dream. We have snow, blizzards, thunderstorms, tornadoes, bitter cold and even heat waves. The Weekend Weather Anchor is responsible for producing and presenting a dynamic forecast while being in-tune with the station's strategic goals. The Weather Anchor must be a storyteller and communicator on television and across our digital and social media platforms. This position will also be responsible for reporting 3 days per week. Job ResponsibilitiesForecast, produce, and present clear and concise weathercasts that tell a story and connect with viewers.Effectively utilize social media, during severe weather and everyday situations, as well as write weather stories.Work with producers and fellow meteorologists to determine relevant weather content in breaking news and everyday situations, doing live shots and reporting from community events.Enterprise stories in line with our brand on a daily basis.This position will use cameras, research sources, and editing equipment.Maintain professional standards regarding wardrobe, hair, cosmetics, and grooming as required by the position.Participate in the station’s Weather Lab initiative at local schools and events. QualificationsBachelor's degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.An AMS seal or the CBM from the American Meteorological Society is preferred.Experience with computer graphics and radar.Excellent weather and news judgment.Ability to think critically, quick and effective decision making, and live ad-libbing.Ability to work well under pressure while meeting daily assigned deadlines.Must be flexible to work any assigned shift including nights, weekends, and holidays. Ability to work an established schedule and other hours to fill in for vacations as needed.Experience, shooting, and editing in a non-linear format.Must have a valid driver's license and safe driving history as determined by the Company. Driving record will be checked.Demo reel or online portfolio required. Compensation and BenefitsWhen extending an offer, the company considers a variety of factors such as (but not limited to) the candidate's work experience, education/training & key skills as well as internal peer equity and other market and business considerations.For information regarding our benefits, please copy the link below and paste in your browser:https://hubbardbroadcasting.com/our-company/working-here/"EEO StatementWe are an equal opportunity employer, including disability/vets. Diversity StatementHubbard Broadcasting has been committed to representing the communities we serve since our founding over 100 years ago. The same holds true today. We know the best way to accomplish this is by recruiting and retaining top talent from diverse cultures, life experiences, and world views. With dignity and respect, we value YOU and everything that makes YOU uniquely YOU. 

Editorial Assistant, Trade at W. W. Norton & Company

Friday, May 24, 2024
Employer: W. W. Norton & Company Expires: 11/24/2024 W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. is seeking an Editorial Assistant to join its Trade Editorial Department. This is a full-time, entry-level position based out of Norton’s headquarters in NYC. Essential Job Responsibilities:Supporting two editors acquiring a diverse list of nonfiction in subjects ranging from popular science and math to history, classics, narrative journalism, memoir, and biography. A significant portion of this role will involve working on illustrated books and cookbooks.Reading and reacting quickly to nonfiction submissions of various genres.Preparing manuscripts for copyediting and production; managing manuscripts in all stages of production; reminding editors and authors of deadlines.Drafting promotional copy for catalogs, book jackets, and sales-related materials.Professionally interacting with authors, production, marketing, and sales staff to relay messages; following up on requests/information; and in general anticipating when to act proactively on messages.Administrative management: organizing and maintaining files; tracking manuscripts and reviews; copying, printing, and emailing; tracking and processing payments.Managing text and photo permissions with authors and the contracts department.Creating and editing Excel and Word documents to support projects and/or manage office responsibilities.On proven ability, some editing of manuscripts and contributing to overall publishing strategy of individual titles.Please note that this job description is not designed to cover all activities required of the employee. Required Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree.Employment eligibility to work with W.W. Norton & Company in the US is requiredMust be able to work full business hours from Norton’s New York City headquartersResumes MUST be accompanied by a concise, eloquent cover letter describing current reading interests and reasons for applying to this job in particular. No resumes will be considered without a strong cover letter. The letter must be free of typos and grammatical errors.Sharp, curious mind, expanded by breadth and depth of reading in contemporary nonfiction of various genres, including science, food, current events, and cultural and international subjects. Applicant should regularly follow multiple reputable sources, both in print and online, for news and information. (This is a nonfiction-oriented job, and while sensitivity to language and ability to judge strong storytelling are essential, those whose interests are exclusively literary will be at a disadvantage in the application process.)Interest in cookbooks and cooking a plus.Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to interact with confidence, warmth, and respect with authors, agents, and employees at all levels.Strong attention to detail, ensuring that all aspects of daily activities are handled with painstaking accuracy.Proactivity, flexibility, and adaptability in a rapidly changing environment; must be able to anticipate needs and deliver timely, relevant solutions and actions, and to adjust with a "can-do" attitude. Must be self-directed and independent.Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively across departments, activities, and projects.Must be seen as knowledgeable and capable of handling sensitive, critical information.Mastery of email and calendar management tools, specifically Outlook; proficiency in Word and Excel. Currently available benefits*:Annual compensation for this position is $48,000. All salaries and salary ranges posted by Norton may vary depending on experience, skills, location and like considerations.Generous paid time off, paid holidays, and summer Friday afternoons beginning in JulyGenerous health benefits, including PPO and EPO medical insurance options; vision insurance; dental insurance; flexible spending accounts for healthcare, dependent care and commuter costs; gym membership reimbursement; and more. Coverage for spouses, domestic partners, and dependent children is available.Profit-Sharing and 401(k) benefit plan with discretionary contribution matching by employerDisability and life insurancesFMLA, parental and other leaveEmployee Assistance Program (for mental health, financial planning, and other needs)Company-provided laptopEmployee discounts on Norton booksLimited matching of employee donations to select non-profit organizations*All policies and benefits described are subject to change at any time.

Digital Producer - Music at Iowa Public Radio

Thursday, May 23, 2024
Employer: Iowa Public Radio Expires: 06/03/2024 Iowa Public Radio is looking for a multimedia content creator to join our Digital team as Digital Producer – Music. This person will work in collaboration with the Digital Director and the digital team to grow IPR’s digital music audience, maximizing the digital impact of the music service through creating and distributing compelling content. To do this, the Digital Producer - Music will work with the music team to identify and build web stories from interviews, profiles, in-studio sets, and more. The Digital Producer – Music also creates and publishes social posts from performances and other music happenings and collaborates with the talk shows and Arts & Culture Reporter when there’s overlapping content for IPR’s digital music audience. The Digital Producer – Music relies on audience data and testing to support their decision-making, and is additionally responsible for weekly analysis and sharing of high and low performing content with the music team and digital staff.Iowa Public Radio is a well-respected and thriving non-profit organization.  IPR offers an excellent benefits package, including health benefits, a retirement plan with a 2-to-1 employer match, immediate accrual of vacation (16 hours monthly) and sick (12 hours monthly) time and a flexible work environment.ANTICIPATED HIRING RANGE:$40,000 - $55,803MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: At least one year of experience as either an intern or full-time employee in a professional journalism or media organization OR at least one year experience working as a media creator in the music industry;Experience working in multimedia and digital platforms and knowledge of content promotion strategies;Direct experience in video or photojournalism, using visual media to tell a story;Familiarity with AP writing style and demonstrated skills in writing for print; Strong oral and written communication skills; andA valid state-issued driver’s license and reliable transportation.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Media Production, Communications, English, or related field experience;Experience working with digital audio editing software; Firm foundation in journalism ethics, news gathering and reporting techniques; Experience creating and optimizing content for search results;Experience building a personality and presence on at least one social media platform; andA love for music, the internet, storytelling, and serving an informed public.APPLICATION PROCESS:Apply through the position link on the IPR website.For full consideration, applications must include:Cover letter or narrative detailing how your experience compares to the duties, qualifications, and functions for this position. The narrative should not exceed two pages.Three links to online high quality multimedia content, including at least one article you have written and published through a journalism-based media organization and one multimedia package.Resume.Employment at Iowa Public Radio is dependent upon successful completion of a criminal background check including a driving record review.IPR will accept applications through 5:00 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2024.OUR VALUES:Integrity: We maintain the highest standards of journalism, providing trustworthy and relevant content with meaningful context.Curiosity: We serve an inquisitive audience by asking questions, seeking knowledge, and exploring new ideas.Belonging: We strive to reflect Iowa’s cultural complexity by offering a supportive, equitable space for individuals and communities to tell the stories unique to their lived experiences.Respect: We create a culture of respect for our audience, sources, and staff.Innovation: We support creativity and embrace new ways of serving our audience.OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:Iowa Public Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin or sex is prohibited. If you believe you have been a victim of discrimination, please notify the appropriate local, state or federal agency.

Digital Content Producer at TEGNA

Thursday, May 23, 2024
Employer: TEGNA Expires: 11/23/2024 KIDY/KXVA, FOX West Texas, is looking for a Digital Content Producer.  The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced news environment, be a stickler for grammar and have an attention to details of stories that affect West Texas. A sense of urgency to get information to the public is pivotal. Journalism experience and the ability to produce clean copy is required. This content producer is a detail-oriented fact finder, strategist and writer who will use strong and informed news judgement to discover and create original content for FOX West Texas and they can pivot and prioritize as needs in the newsroom change and adapt.Overall duties include original content producing, copy editing, a strong understanding of SEO, moderating user-generated content, as well as monitoring news tips and using strong news judgement to identify the best stories we should cover as a station. Producers will also help monitor what’s trending locally and nationally while working with other TEGNA stations.This position will distribute FOX West Texas news content digitally to reach our consumers wherever they are, on whatever device they are using at the time and includes implementing best practices by platform, social listening, making data-informed decisions and copy editing for desktop/mobile/social outlets.Responsibilities:Write and publish stories to all FOX West Texas digital/mobile/social platformReport news accurately and update as it unfolds, with strong breaking news skillsGenerate web traffic through application of advanced SEO and social media skillsRequirements:BA/BS in Journalism degree or similar field, such as English or CommunicationsOutstanding interpersonal, organizational and time-management skillsBenefits: TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% - 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 

Multi-Skilled Journalist and Meteorologist at TEGNA

Thursday, May 23, 2024
Employer: TEGNA Expires: 11/23/2024 FOX West Texas, TEGNA's FOX affiliate in Abilene/ San Angelo, Texas  is looking for an experienced Multi-Skilled Journalist and Meteorologist to create and produce weather/feature content for our broadcast, digital and social platforms. The FOX West Texas Meteorologist/MSJ will curate, produce and host live coverage of breaking weather news and important events as they happen, giving users an in-the-moment view of what's going on. You will also work with the news team to develop original stories with animation and graphics. The ideal candidate is a strong self-starter who’s not afraid to think, write and produce outside the box. We’re looking for a Digital weather/MSJ who can be a positive asset to the FOX West Texas team.*Please include reel with applicationResponsibilities: You’ll use your meteorology degree to track important weather systems and work with our Chief Meteorologist on a daily basis.You’ll use your skills for shooting, editing and creating original content, live content, breaking news and weather coverage, as well as coverage of major news events on digital, social and broadcast platforms.Monitor news releases, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, social media and other online news sources for stories.Coordinate sending and receiving video with other TEGNA stations.Research, create and integrate original and repurposed content, including text, images, video and social media.Use creative production techniques such as graphics, user-generated content, webcam interviews and other new forms of media to enhance stories and weather reports.Participate in news meetings and work with the content team to develop original digital content opportunities.Produce digital content across our digital, mobile, app, OTT and social media platforms.This role includes copy editing, writing headlines, monitoring news tips and using strong news judgement for the audience.Contribute to news and weather content creation, including selecting and writing stories and clipping videos.Bring a consistent sense of urgency, immediacy and real-time strategies to digital and broadcast news content and projects.Perform other tasks as required by the news director.Requirements:College degree in Meteorology with some experience as an MSJAt least one year of professional meteorology and digital content production experience preferred.Experience with video editing.Demonstrated ability to engage audience with headlines and social media posts.Strong understanding of AP style, including ability to rapidly edit and/or rewrite stories.Highly motivated individual with creative and aggressive approach to driving digital and broadcast results.Ability to work independently and multi-task confidently under tight deadlines.Experience working with a digital content management system is a plus.Ability to work a flexible schedule, including night, weekend and holiday shifts. Benefits: TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% - 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 

Morning Meteorologist at KIMT-TV

Thursday, May 23, 2024
Employer: KIMT-TV Expires: 11/23/2024 KIMT-TV (CBS) is seeking a Morning Meteorologist to become the next member of StormTeam 3.  Our meteorologists are armed with the very latest WSI technology, including all WSI Weather Max upgrades (Max Storm, Reality, Traffic Engage and MaxConnect). Candidates must be able to accurately forecast weather conditions relating to all four Midwestern seasons, while producing and presenting accurate weather reports.  Our morning newscast runs from 4:30 a.m.-7:00 a.m. on weekdays.  We are looking for someone who enjoys getting up early to provide the latest weather information in a personable way.  Frequent live shots and getting out into the field for reporting duties (especially for weather coverage) are part of the job. The ideal candidate is someone who can:  Analyze weather data and prepare an accurate forecastUse WSI graphic systems to create content supporting the forecastCover severe and breaking weather situations across all platformsPost weather content to station website, social media accounts, and appsWill be flexible and is willing to cover severe weather or fill-in for other weather team membersShoot, write and edit weather-related and occasional non-weather content for all platforms A Bachelor of Science in Meteorology or similar field is required. To apply, please visit www.kimt.com or send cover letter and resume to:  hr@kimt.com. Any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background screening.  Successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

Producer at NewsWest 9

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Employer: NewsWest 9 Expires: 11/22/2024 KWES-TV (NewsWest 9), the TEGNA station in Midland/Odessa, has a Producer opportunity for you! Our producers are more than show stackers – they seek out and produce engaging and impactful content. They also have a strong knowledge of digital storytelling. The ideal candidate is an energetic, passionate storyteller and communicator, who excels at planning, researching, and writing segments and stories.The right person will be responsible for producing our newscast, while working collaboratively with the talent, and the production team to lead the overall direction of the show. NewsWest 9 producers must be able to produce a 30-minute newscast with an understanding of what makes it special and unique when compared to other shows of the day. Our producers must have the ability to pivot quickly for breaking news. The ideal candidate embraces new technology and is willing to explore new ways to present a newscast. We hope to find someone who can skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover, write, and produce content. NewsWest 9 producers are team players who thrive on winning every day. Responsibilities:Use your natural curiosity to pitch compelling stories.Show off your creativity and storytelling skills.Craft stories of all lengths on all platforms for specific audiences.Meet daily deadlines.Combine live pictures, graphics, compelling video and emotional sound to create an engaging experience for our audience.Booth continuous coverage on our live streams for breaking news and community events.Consistently try new things after thoughtful discussion with supervisors.Allow the impactful and emotional conversations the community needs to drive the content in your rundown.Use data analytics to help shape the content of your show.Challenge traditional ways of doing things.Advocate for underrepresented people, communities and viewpoints to have a voice and presence in your show.Requirements:Bachelor’s degree preferred in journalism, communications or related field.1 years of news content experience.Top-notch communication skills are an absolute must.Solid journalistic judgement and a news philosophy that emphasizes accurate, fair and unique local content, along with community engagement.Understanding of the tenets of professional journalism.Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content.Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on your preferred social platforms.Organizational skills and the ability to work under time pressure deadlines.Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.ENPS and Edius system experience preferred. Benefits: TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% - 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 

News Director at NewsWest 9

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Employer: NewsWest 9 Expires: 11/22/2024 KWES, the TEGNA station in Midland-Odessa, Texas is seeking an innovative, passionate News Director with experience leading teams and growing talent. At KWES, we have our eyes firmly fixed on the future, always looking for new ways to engage, educate and inform our audiences. We are looking for a leader who embraces creative storytelling and investigative journalism as key components of newscasts, as well as digital, streaming and social platforms. The News Director oversees all content operations and is a leader in the strategic vision for station growth. The ideal candidate has excellent news judgment and strong management skills to own the big story each day. Most importantly, this News Director should be a motivator who fosters an inspiring and inclusive culture. NewsWest 9 and TEGNA are re-imagining local news in the digital age – thinking big and being bold to deliver content to our audience on multiple platforms. The ideal News Director can deliver impactful journalism and develop a digital-first road map in line with the strategic vision of our company.  Our Editorial Mission Statement:NewsWest 9 produces accurate, relevant content across multiple platforms, empowering people to make informed decisions for themselves and their families. NewsWest 9 encourages our journalists to pursue their purpose, find and tell truths, listen and amplify diverse voices, and filter out disinformation to create understanding, accountability, enlightenment, and empathy. Responsibilities:Strategically lead, inspire and manage the news department.Oversee on-air and digital news content.Work closely with the news team to produce high-quality, relevant, local content that sets the station apart from competitors.Prioritize collaboration between television and digital content teams, along with marketing, to create original programming and breaking news coverage for all platforms.Foster, encourage and reward out-of-the-box thinking that leads to differentiation and success.Emphasize the importance of solid research to build credibility.Use consumer analytics to determine content.Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.Lead a culture that owns enterprise reporting and breaking news across all content platforms.Inspire and coach superior, unique and engaging storytelling.Interact daily with all department heads in a mutual effort to achieve station goals and extend our brand.Perform other duties, as assigned, to drive and fulfill the mission while abiding by the values of this organization. Requirements:Bachelor’s degree and news leadership experience.At least 5 years of content experience, including generation of original content and coaching other journalists.Successful innovative leadership, along with staff and product development skills.Top notch communication skills are an absolute must.Solid journalistic judgement and a news philosophy that emphasizes accurate, fair and unique local content, along with community engagement.Understanding of the tenets of professional journalism.Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content.Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook.Organizational skills and the ability to work under time pressure deadlines.Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.#JM1 Benefits: TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% - 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 

Sports MSJ at NewsWest 9

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Employer: NewsWest 9 Expires: 11/22/2024 KWES-TV (NewsWest 9),, an NBC affiliate located in Midland/Odessa, Texas has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Sports MSJ! We are looking for an experienced, enterprising sports journalist that knows how to tell a great story. This is a hybrid role that will include reporting, anchoring on weekends, and fill-in anchor work during the week. The successful candidate will help plan one of the most dynamic Friday night high school football shows in the market. We are searching for someone who understands storytelling is about emotion, great camera work, and thoughtful writing. We’re also looking for someone who understands that anchoring isn’t just about reading scripts. The ideal candidate will connect with the community on all platforms. You will be expected to take ownership of your stories, coordinate the stories with producers, set up stories in advance, and consistently manage a calendar of stories for shows. The sports MSJ at NewsWest 9 must be a team player. Part of being a team player means this position could be asked to do a story for news, shoot video for news, or shoot a live shot for news.Responsibilities:Ability to identify and develop enterprise stories that connect with the Midland/Odessa marketAssist with producing, anchoring and reporting for Game Time every Friday during high school football seasonEstablish relationships with players and coaches for RockHounds baseballWrite, shoot, and edit for TV, web, and social media, and streaming platformsDevelop original local sports content and develop relationships in the sport communityDemonstrate an ability to make content stand out from the normWrite and present in an exciting, conversational wayCollaborate with TV and digital editors to own sports storiesMeet daily deadlines, and maintain a steadfast commitment to journalistic integrityRequirements:  BA/BS in journalism, communications, or related field or equivalent years of experienceMinimum of one year of working in journalism, communications preferredExperience in photojournalism, editing and content management systemsKnowledge of professional journalistic standards as related to on-air, digital and social presentationAbility to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots, with strong on-air presence and delivery skillsStrong social media skillsKnowledge of ENPS (scripting) and Edius (editing) a plusOrganizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlinesBenefits: TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% - 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays.

Digital Content Producer at NewsWest 9

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Employer: NewsWest 9 Expires: 11/22/2024 KWES, an NBC affiliate in Midland/Odessa, Texas is searching for a creative, and motivated Digital Content Producer to contribute to NewsWest 9’s digital, mobile app, OTT and social media platforms. Do you thrive on digging deeper? Are you laser-focused on accuracy with a keen eye for detail? Can you write the perfect headline? The ideal candidate is a journalist at heart and has an audience-first focus across all screens.Responsibilities:  Write articles, clip videos, post on social media, send push alerts and all other reporting efforts required of digital producers.Work with digital leadership to execute web strategies to achieve identified goals.Help spearhead breaking news efforts across digital, mobile, streaming, and social platforms.Assist with all NewsWest 9 digital, mobile, social, and streaming products, with an emphasis on ensuring quality in content, SEO strategy, story layouts, headline testing, and conversational push alerts, etc.Use digital and social analytics to make inform content decisions, in consultation with the senior digital producer.Edit content for accuracy and ethical journalism in accordance with NewsWest 9 and AP style guidance.Work alongside multi-skilled journalists, reporters, photojournalists and other content creators on production of their content for digital audiences.Uphold the NewsWest 9 brand in all you do, from interacting with colleagues to producing content. Requirements: BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field1 year of experience, college journalism experience will be consideredExperience in photojournalism, editing and content management systems a plusA deep knowledge of AP-style, grammar and punctuationUnderstanding of the tenets of professional journalismUnderstanding of how to use audience analytics tools like Taboola, Google Analytics and Google Data Studio a plusStrong social media skills on platforms to include Instagram, and FacebookKnowledge of ENPS, Premiere and Photoshop a plusOrganizational skills and the ability to work under constant time-pressure deadlinesAbility to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing eventsBenefits: TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% - 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 

Broadcast Director at NewsWest 9

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Employer: NewsWest 9 Expires: 11/22/2024 KWES-TV NewsWest9, the TEGNA NBC affiliate in Odessa seeks a Broadcast Director. The primary responsibility of this position is directing daily newscasts and other local programs, utilizing both production automation and manual switching operations. The Broadcast Director will work closely with our news, production, and technical teams to produce fast-paced, compelling and comprehensive newscasts and programs.NewsWest 9 produces over 5 hours of live local content each day, and directors are key to making shows the best they can be. We are seeking an individual who can handle a fast-paced and dynamic shows. The ideal candidate will bring new, forward-thinking production ideas to the table to help us adapt to a constantly changing viewer base.We are looking for someone to bring forward-thinking production ideas, strong technical knowledge, and the ability to manage quality control at a high level. In addition, the candidate must also be familiar with all studio operations, including floor directing, camera operation, teleprompter, graphics creation, audio, lighting, non-linear editing, content management systems and master control systems.Responsibilities: Direct daily live newscasts and recorded shows using both automation and manual switching.Oversee the overall look of newscasts and on-air programming.Identify and correct potential problems before they hit air.Troubleshooting technical systems when required.Use non-linear editing and content management systems for programming, commercial and digital content creation.Other production department duties as assigned.Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or TV Production or related degree preferred or equivalent experience may be substituted.Experience (3 years preferred) with production automation, video switchers, newsroom computer systems, video servers, and graphics systems.Ability to adapt quickly and respond effectively for breaking news and unexpected events.Excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on working as a team with multiple departments.Experience with ENPS, Chyron, and BitCentral systems is a plus.Benefits: TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% - 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 

Assistant News Director at NewsWest 9

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Employer: NewsWest 9 Expires: 11/22/2024 KWES-TV (NewsWest 9), the TEGNA station in Midland/Odessa, Texas, has an opportunity for you! We have an opening for someone with a passion for innovation and the ability to motivate a team to produce compelling content on air, online, on OTT and on social media.The successful candidate will fill the Assistant News Director role by overseeing our daily news operation and collaborating with the News Director to win the day. This person must be able to coach employees through the storytelling process, give positive feedback, as well as hold people accountable for goals set by management. We’re searching for someone to lead breaking news , breaking weather, and someone who understands how to differentiate our coverage from the competition. This ideal candidate must understand what makes creative and impactful content on all platforms. NewsWest 9 is widely recognized for its creative storytelling and community-centered news. The assistant news director plays a key role in elevating the content to meet standards.Responsibilities: •  Planning coverage priorities, and ensuring effective delivery of daily content on linear, digital, OTT and social media platforms.•  Managing the daily performance of multi skilled journalists, from story concept to execution and support producers by providing editorial skills, copy editing, and storytelling skills.•  Manage daily editorial meetings.•  Work closely with producers, reporters, anchors, photojournalists, and the digital team on daily news coverage.•  Oversee production of newscasts and special programming.•  Have working knowledge of all broadcast and digital content systems and the ability to train others to use them.•  Review daily newscasts to ensure quality control.•  Write copy and edit scripts for on air and digital as needed.•  Work with the news director and other managers to establish newsroom goals and work to develop and further the station’s news brand.•  Create tactics and strategies to increase key performance indicators for target areas on multiple platforms•  Help recruit great people and assist in the on-going evaluation of personnel.•  Schedule staff according to the content plan.•  Perform other tasks as assigned.Requirements:•  Minimum of one year producing newsroom content for linear and/or digital•  1 year of experience in a leadership position preferred•  Skilled copy editor•  Understanding of copyright law, music rights and basic journalism legal principles•  Well versed in understanding digital analytics•  Working knowledge of ENPS and Edius a plus•  Strong understanding of all social media, digital and OTT platforms and how they contribute to overall success•  BS/BA in journalism, communications, broadcast, digital media or a related field.

Social Media Strategist - Sioux Falls, SD at Midco

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Employer: Midco Expires: 07/15/2024  This is a hybrid position working 1-3 days per week in office with the option to work-from-home 2-4 days per week.JOB PURPOSE:The Social Media Strategist is responsible for managing all social media channels, creating engaging content, analyzing performance metrics, and collaborating with other teams to ensure consistency in brand messaging.KEY FUNCTIONS:Lead the development of content calendars and regular publishing schedule using social media content strategies applicable for targeted audiences that support the organization's overall goals.Establish strategic roadmaps, define KPIs and create content that achieves brand, customer lifecycle and growth strategic objectives.Create and maintain social media governance documents.Develop and manage social media best practices using the latest social media trends to evolve and support the company’s strategic goals.Educate and guide internal and agency staff on best practices.Lead internal projects to create content by partnering with the internal team of writers, designers, videographers/animators for execution.Analyze ongoing social media initiatives, measuring their effectiveness and reporting on results with clear, actionable insights.Provide social media training to assist individuals that have a social media presence to adhere to Midco’s brand voice and tone when posting to social media.Monitor, elevate and respond to social responses when Customer Care is unable to.Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers.Adhere to Midco’s privacy guidelines to ensure each customer’s privacy.Maintain regular attendance as required by your position.ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Effectively communicate with other departments to handle any escalating issues in a timely manner.Function as an effective team member while supporting the efforts and concepts of other departments.Act as a well-versed storyteller with proven experience developing and delivering story ideas and content.Excellent project management, deadline management and Microsoft Office skills required.Support the mission, vision and values of Midco.Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility, and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility.Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented approach towards work and all work projects.Possess strong problem solving and decision-making skills while using good judgment.Multi-task and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you have a good relationship with customers, clients, co-workers, and management.Identify opportunities for improvement while creating and implementing viable solutions.Actively follow Midco’s policies and procedures.Perform other duties as assigned.EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, English, public relations or a related field.Minimum of four years' experience as a social media specialist.Experience in leading creation and implementation of social media content calendars and campaigns.Familiar with a wide range of social media platforms, publishing tools (i.e., Khoros and Hootsuite), and social listening/analytics tools.Excellent command of the English language with very strong writing and copyediting skills. Working knowledge of the AP style guide is preferred.Basic-level skills using Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge) preferred.Background in or familiarity with the telecommunications or technology industry is preferred.WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch.The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.Employees may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and other than normal business hours, such as holidays, evenings and weekends as business demands.ABOUT MIDCO: Midco:  Is the leading provider of reliable, high-speed internet via fiber and fixed wireless technology, serving 460,000 homes and businesses in 400 communities across the Midwest.Provides exceptional customer experience and a superior network, while being a force for good in the communities we serve.Delivers TV services including Midco Sports (a regional sports network), phone, data center and advertising services, plus wholesale networking solutions.Ready to work at Midco? We thought so. Here are a few more reasons why Midco is one of the best places to work:  Free Midco internet & TVGreat opportunities to get involved in volunteerismGenerous 401(k) match and paid time away from work programsAnd many moreVisit Midco.com/Careers to learn about employment opportunities and apply today.  Midco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, or any other characteristic protected by law. To view our full EEO and federal contractor supplemental posters, please refer to Midco.com/Federal Posters.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Full-time Instructor of Film at Baton Rouge Community College

Monday, May 20, 2024
Employer: Baton Rouge Community College Expires: 07/12/2024 Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) seeks to fill the position of Full-time Instructor of Film.  The Full-time Instructor of Film is located in the Division of Liberal Arts. This is a full-time position.  This position is open for recruitment.  The Instructor of Film plays a crucial role in shaping the next generation of filmmakers and ensuring the success and growth of BRCC’s Film and New Media Production program. The Instructor of Film is responsible for teaching courses in film production while also overseeing the management and development of the Film and New Media Production program. This role requires a combination of instructional excellence, program administration, and industry engagement to ensure the delivery of a high-quality, workforce-centered education and the success of the program.QUALIFICATIONS:MINIMUM:Master’s degree in Film (emphasis in production)At least two years teaching college-level film courses (production, post-production, and VFX) including serving as a graduate assistantProficient in various aspects of filmmaking, including directing, cinematography, editing, VFX, screenwriting, and sound designProficient with industry-standard film equipment, software, and technologyProficient knowledge of developments within the film industry and common industry business practicesProficient understanding of film history, theory, and criticismProficient communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, and industryBasic still in the creation of engaging lesson plans, interactive activities, and hands-on experiences to enhance the learning processBasic skills in program management, including curriculum development, assessment, and student advisementBasic presentation skills for conducting lectures, workshops, and seminars PREFERRED:Master’s degree in Film (emphasis in production)At least five years teaching college-level film courses (production, post-production, and VFX) including serving as a graduate assistantAdvanced knowledge of various aspects of filmmaking, including directing, cinematography, editing, VFX, screenwriting, and sound designAdvanced skill with industry-standard film equipment, software, and technologyAdvanced knowledge of developments within the film industry and common industry business practicesAdvanced understanding of film history, theory, and criticismProficient in the creation of engaging lesson plans, interactive activities, and hands-on experiences to enhance the learning processProficient in program management, including curriculum development, assessment, and student advisementProficient communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, and industryProficient presentation skills for conducting lectures, workshops, and seminars

Associate - Sales at RR Donnelley

Friday, May 17, 2024
Employer: RR Donnelley Expires: 11/17/2024 The Associate - Sales position is a full-time, entry level role that offers a comprehensive four-month training program (Associate Development Program) designed to prepare you as a Sales Associate for RRD. The ADP program is designed to provide you with the necessary sales strategies, practices, and industry knowledge to ensure a successful career as a Sales Associate.Find out more about the program herePosition Responsibilities:Understand and perform RRD’s sales steps through training and observationLearn and successfully execute the arts of prospecting and cold calling to build new accountsShadow sales representatives (some travel required)Assist senior sales representatives in everyday functions such as sourcing, securing and managing business, both new and existingAttend internal and external sales meetingsMaintain relationships with existing accounts and customersBuild a sales funnel specific for your post-training assignmentContinued development opportunities through marketing and sales publications to increase your understanding of the sales industryPerform other related duties and participate in special projects as assignedRequired Skills:Excellent listening skills to understand customer needsStrong communication skills, both written and verbalHigh motivation to learnMake data-driven decisions and explain the return on investments to customersAbility to make decisions and solve problemsDriven, and motivated to succeed in the sales field Additional InformationThe national pay range for this role is $50000 - $60000 / year. The pay range may be slightly lower or higher based on the geographic location of the hired employee. The actual pay offered may vary based upon, but not limited to: education, skills, experience, proficiency, performance, shift and location. In addition to base salary, depending on the role, the total compensation package may also include participation in a bonus, commission or incentive program. RRD offers benefits including medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid time off, disability insurance, 401(k) with match, life insurance and other voluntary supplemental insurance coverages, plus tuition assistance, maternity leave, adoption assistance, and employer/partner discounts.RRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

Assistant, Music Touring at United Talent Agency

Thursday, May 16, 2024
Employer: United Talent Agency Expires: 05/31/2024 UTA's Music department is seeking an Agent Assistant to join the New York office. We represent a diverse roster of some of the world’s premier musical talents, spanning from emerging acts to superstars. The department operates globally, driving client careers through recording deals, touring, performances, licensing, and brand partnerships.Candidates must have the ability to proactively function under tight deadlines in a fast-paced working environment. Qualified candidates must possess precise, detail-oriented organizational skills, as well as excellent communication and writing abilities. The ideal candidate is deeply knowledgeable about the music industry, particularly within Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Alternative, Metal, and Pop-Punk genres.This is a full-time position with benefits and will pay $23.00 per hour.What You’ll DoManage phone calls, calendars, and research for meetings; schedule meetings and calls both internally and externally.Create and maintain spreadsheets and draft communications.Exhibit strong task management skills, proactively building processes that benefit the business.Liaise with internal staff at all levels and external clients and partners.Prepare monthly expense reports for review and submission to accounting for approval.Assemble and prepare press kits and promotional materials.Track and review contracts, client calendars, and payments through a series of detailed grids.What You Need1+ years assistant experience, preferably within the entertainment industry.Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred but not required.Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-intensity client-focused work environment.High proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)Previous booking experience is preferred, whether in a professional environment or as a college booker for live events.Deep understanding of UTA's Client Roster, especially within the Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Alternative, Metal, and Pop-Punk genres.What You’ll GetThe unique and exciting opportunity to work at one of the leading global entertainment companies.Access to the tools, leadership, and resources you’ll need to create and drive a center of excellence.The opportunity to do the best work of your career.Competitive benefits and programs to support your well-being.About UTAUTA is one of the world's leading talent and entertainment companies. We help the world’s most inspiring people make the world a more inspiring place. Many of our colleagues spend their careers here. It’s one of the reasons UTA is considered among the entertainment industry’s best places to work.At UTA, the belief in the client relationship is paramount and marked by respect, a sense of stewardship, and a commitment to an artist’s entire creative life. Our commitment to every employee is the same. UTA seeks innovators, the entrepreneurs, the talented, the creative, the thoughtful and, the passionate, who share our love for the work all of us are privileged to do. For more information: https://www.unitedtalent.com/about/ UTA and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. 

Assistant Account Executive, Technology at Edelman

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Employer: Edelman Expires: 06/15/2024 Edelman is growing in Tech – and fast. Our Technology practice sits at the nexus point of innovative, integrated campaigns for technologies that impact consumers, society, and our way of life. We’re helping Fortune 500 companies re-conceive their business models, and start-ups challenge entire markets. Technology is our fastest-growing sector, and the obsession of our clients big and small. We are seeking a dynamic Assistant Account Executive based in Dallas, Texas. In this role, the Assistant Account Executive will support a Fortune 200 technology company and demonstrate strong communication skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-based environment, and a passion for technology. They should demonstrate a spirit of innovation, intellectual curiosity and action-oriented approach in their work. The Assistant Account Executive will have the exciting opportunity to execute always-on media storytelling, integrated client programs, and more across a variety of topics. They will be responsible for assisting with managing, implementing, monitoring and reporting on projects with a specific set of account teams under the direction of a supervisor. Your responsibilities will include:The Assistant Account Executive is responsible for supporting the account team in daily activities.Monitoring and flagging coverage across client, competitor, and industry news, in addition to developing coverage reports and flagging major media movesConducting background research, compiling, and analyzing media or competitor coverageProviding client service and cross-team support by attending meetings and taking detailed notes, handling scheduling and logistics, providing billing support, preparing client status and activity reportsMonitoring media and ongoing, real-time coverage tracking; development of client-facing reports and support in program recapsDeveloping briefing materials, including schedules, messaging and reporter background, to support media interviewsResearching, outlining, writing, editing, and proofreading press materials, specifically press releases, media pitches, interview briefs, fact sheets, client correspondence and other materialsDemonstrating an understanding of research techniques, including analysis of media coverage and online conversation (volume and tone), and identification and categorization of various stakeholders, including organization and individuals to be engaged by clientsEngaging with mediaParticipating in team-wide and client-facing brainstormsUnderstanding key client information including business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers, and competitorsProviding client service administration including preparing client status and activity reports, attending client meetings (developing agendas and recaps), compiling client and competitor coverage reports, scheduling, and logisticsAssisting with new business, including compiling company research, developing competitive landscape analyses, and contributing to strategy developmentYou're a great fit if you:Are seeking an amazing workplace invested in supporting your growth and developmentValue a diverse and inclusive work environment, and understand the importance of having a team that can represent all types of voicesThrive in a fast-paced, flexible, ever-changing environmentAre detail-oriented with strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, capable of driving results, and working with a sense of urgencyCan work independently, as well as collaboratively with a teamPossess excellent written and verbal communication skillsWant to learn from some of the best and brightest in the industryInterested in working on a global piece of businessQualifications:This is an entry-level position. Candidates should demonstrate an interest in and understanding of strategic communications and basic principles of integrated communications marketing, public relations and writing.An Assistant Account Executive will possess strong interpersonal, organizational and written and oral communication skills.Candidate should be based in Dallas or willing to relocate to Dallas ahead of the start date.Previous internship experience in Communications Marketing and/or related fields, including research, advertising, management consulting, media or publishing.A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field such as public relations, journalism, communications or business.Experience and/or strong interest in technology communications.Creative thinker, problem solver, and action-oriented individual committed to client excellence.Strong work ethic, attention to detail and dedication to consistently provide high-quality work to their team and clients.Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment with large teams.Ability to use social media platforms for storymining and industry trendspotting.Proficient organizational, scheduling, and time/project management skills; possess the ability to meet multiple deadlines simultaneously and adapt to new assignments, deadlines and priorities.Familiarity with AP style and Microsoft Office.What you'll get in return:We value our employees’ health and well-being and recognize that life’s not all about work. Our hybrid work model gives you the flexibility to create a schedule that works with your personal and professional goals.Benefits include:  Generous paid time off – All employees starting at this level receive:15 paid holidays15 vacation days10 sick days12 hours of paid time off to participate in civic action8 hours of paid time off to volunteer4pm close on FridaysMedical / Dental / Vision InsuranceHealth Savings Account (including employer contribution)Basic and Supplemental Life InsuranceShort-Term and Long-Term DisabilityPaid Parental LeavePaid Caregiver Leave401k with company matchBonus opportunitiesTuition AssistanceTutoring AssistanceService awards and sabbaticalsAdoption Assistance (including pets)Community Investment Grant ProgramMentor programWellness programsA broad range of career development, networking, team-building and cultural activities$40,000 - $50,000 a yearAn employee’s pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, travel requirements, revenue-based metrics, any contractual agreements, and business or organizational needs. The range listed is just one component of DJEH’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, a Paid Time Off policy, and region-specific benefits.Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age’s 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report’s 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).For more information please visit: www.edelman.comClick here to view a short video about life at Edelman.Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination before start date. Candidates may request an accommodation due to disability, sincerely held religious belief or exception required under applicable law. Edelman is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage racially and ethnically diverse people, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, parents, individuals with disabilities and members of any and all protected classes to apply. 

Director of Marketing at John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Employer: John Michael Kohler Arts Center Expires: 06/30/2024 The Director of Marketing at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center (Sheboygan, WI) will possess the skills to envision and lead the implementation of innovative marketing strategies to build and enhance the Arts Center’s impact locally, regionally and nationally.  The Director of Marketing will have demonstrated leadership and marketing prowess in the arts and will be an inclusive leader experienced in motivating teams and collaborating with colleagues and stakeholders.  The Director of Marketing will demonstrate a passionate appreciation for artist-built environments and for the culture of the museum and its place in the Sheboygan community and greater art world.The Director of Marketing is a core member of the JMKAC leadership team, reporting directly to the Executive Director, and leading a 5-person marketing department.  The individual will create, direct, and implement an integrated marketing and communications strategy supporting audience development, brand identity and philanthropic efforts. Strategies will include targeting local, regional, and national audiences across all mediums – sharing with them the unique, personal access to art, artists, and artist-built environments.PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESStrategic Planning & Program ManagementEstablish strategic marketing goals and develop comprehensive marketing plans and programs to meet objectives and increase audience awareness and artist recognition regionally and nationally.Develop and implement a strategic regional and national media & public relations plan.Determine effective communication strategies for fundraising campaigns in tandem with the development team.LeadershipLead and manage marketing staff of 5 full-time staff, including coaching, performance reviews, talent management, and all other supervisory responsibilities.Provide direction, as member of leadership team, and build strategic connections across the organization.Creative Oversight, Brand Awareness & CommunicationEnhance brand awareness and ensure branding and positioning reflect the goals and values of the organization.Manage the Arts Centers’ online presence, including the website; develop implement, and manage content on all social media platforms.Serve as spokesperson for the organization; manage all communications and coordinate and coach other staff members as spokesperson as appropriate.Data & BudgetsResearch, analyze, and monitor demographic factors and other market data to capitalize on opportunities and maximize relevant exposure.Develop and administer the marketing operation budget. Monitor spending and ensure compliance against plan.QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATIONBachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field is requiredEXPERIENCEThe Director of Marketing will have five to seven years demonstrated success and relevant experience in a similar role; preferably with a nonprofit arts or cultural organization with three years’ experience managing professional staff.Demonstrated success in audience development using targeted marketing segmentation methods and traditional and social media toolsProven ability to think & plan strategically and creatively; be innovative and resourcefulExperienced in creating and executing strategic marketing and communications planPublic and media relations experienceAccomplished at engaging at all levels and with multiple constituents of the organizationKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIESStrong visionary leader who utilizes strategic, analytical and operations-oriented skills to implement plansRelationship builder with know-how to work well with colleagues and stakeholders throughout the organizationCollaborator and consensus builderAn engaging and clear communicator, both written and oralAdaptable and flexible with the ability to shift with changes in the environmentStrong organizational skills and ability to manage workflow in a dynamic environmentEnthusiastic promoter of the arts and artistsAbility to appreciate and spur the development of strong visual and written creative while defending brand framework and positioningWillingness to “roll up one’s sleeves” in order to get the job doneA self-directed collaborator and leaderProficient with Microsoft Office Suite, databases, websites, and social mediaPHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENTThe physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Hours of work include daytime hours Monday – Friday and occasionally Saturday and Sunday. Currently, the Director of Marketing will work a minimum of 3 days a week at the Sheboygan location and the other days remotely, subject to change.

Associate Director, Student Wellness at Miami University

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Employer: Miami University - Student Life Expires: 11/15/2024 Job Title:Associate Director, Student WellnessSalary/Grade: SalariedHours Per Week:40Job Summary: The Office of Student Wellness (OSW) is a department within Miami’s Division of Student Life. Reporting to the Director of OSW, the Associate Director for Student Wellness is responsible for the creation, development, implementation, and assessment of innovative, evidence-based, and proactive wellness programs and initiatives that address a wide range of concerns across multiple topical areas. These topical areas include but are not limited to mental and emotional health, sexual and interpersonal violence, alcohol and other drug use, and bystander intervention.The Associate Director provides supervision to a multidisciplinary team of full-time professionals and students to advance the holistic health and wellness of Miami students. The Associate Director actualizes the office’s strategic vision to empower and inspire all members of the Miami community to prioritize their role in helping students be well and thrive. Duties/Physical Demands:Essential Functions:*Identify the intersection of the multiple dimensions of wellness to build synergy and a holistic approach to prevention, education, and student engagement.*Provides leadership in the innovative design and delivery of services and programs, encouraging the development of initiatives and activities that are theory-driven, evidence-informed, and address the changing needs and diversity of Miami students.*Provides supervision to a multidisciplinary team of talented professionals, peer health educators, and undergraduate and graduate level interns.*Responsible for oversight of the day-to-day operations of OSW.*Advises Director regarding sensitive departmental needs and issues including, but not limited to, individual and team-related personnel issues and needs.*Facilitates an open, student-centered, collaborative, and mutually supportive work environment for all OSW staff.*Creates student spaces that are accessible, welcoming, affirming, and inclusive, with a focus on mattering and belonging while giving particular attention to the needs and experiences of traditionally underserved and/or marginalized campus populations.*Oversees the operations and success of OSW spaces within the Clinical Health Science and Wellness building including the Wellness Studio, the SIVEO suite, and digital wallboard.*Demonstrate foundational knowledge regarding collegiate health, evidence-based programming, and best practices related to Title IX, sexual and interpersonal violence prevention, harm reduction strategies related to substance use, and mental health promotion.*Stays abreast of national and higher education trends related to collegiate wellbeing and proactively develops strategies for anticipated areas in need of attention.*Liaises with local, regional, and national networks to foster and maintain communications and relationships with peers at other institutions of higher education through various opportunities, including participation in professional associations and conferences.*Lead and/or serve on campus-wide committees and task forces that promote the safety and wellbeing of the Miami community.*Be involved with and make meaningful contributions to divisional and institutional initiatives and priorities.*Actively participate in student activities on campus by serving as a volunteer, mentor, committee member and/or participant.*Assist the Director in the acquisition and analysis of relevant data in order to prepare reports for key stakeholders, including: annual reports to the Board of Trustees, the Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities Act Biennial Review, annual reports to AVP of Student Life for *Assessment and Transition, media requests, internal and external presentations, and other needs as requested.*Accept new opportunities and initiatives that support the mission and vision of the office, division, and university.*Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.*Other duties as assigned.Supervises:*Assistant Director for Student Wellness, Harm Reduction*Assistant Director for Student Wellness, Mental Health Promotion*Assistant Director for Student Wellness, Sexual & Interpersonal Violence*Approximately 50 Student Peer Health Coordinators (30 HAWKS, 10 QPR Suicide Prevention, 10 SIV)  Minimum Qualifications:Minimum Qualifications:*Master's degree in public health, health promotion, health policy, social work/psychology/counseling, student affairs in higher education, or closely related field.*Two to five years of full-time professional health promotion work experience, preferably in a higher education setting.  Desired Qualifications:Preferred Qualifications:*Professional experience that is specific to college health and wellbeing.*Experience supervising professional and/or student staff.*Ability to thrive in an educational environment that values high expectations, integrity, and leadership, while possessing a positive attitude and enthusiasm.  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities*Experience with developing, managing, and assessing programs and initiatives based on current and emerging college-age wellbeing issues, including environmental/prevention strategies and evidence-based practices.*Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and run large-scale programming both independently and through collaboration across departments.*High attention to detail and strong written communication skills.*Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with various constituents.*Ability to work nights and weekends as needed. Diversity Statement:Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.Labor Law Posters for Applicants:Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).Benefits Eligible:Yes 

Marketing and Events Coordinator at Anderson Ranch Arts Center

Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Employer: Anderson Ranch Arts Center Expires: 06/30/2024 Anderson Ranch seeks a detail-oriented colleague who wants to be at the center of a high-performing Marketing and Events team. The person who fills this role will be self-motivated, highly organized, tech-savvy and willing to learn from our team and contribute to its success. They will enjoy collaboration and working with a wide variety of people; everyone from artists to staff and interns. They will have an eye for detail and possess a balance of creativity and analytical savvy in equal measure. They will take ownership of the details, timelines, and drive projects toward the completion of large-scale marketing projects and events throughout the year. Position Summary:The Marketing and Events Coordinator role is an active, multifaceted, key position providing hands-on coordination and administrative support. They will work with our marketing team to help maintain our digital properties, including making day-to-day updates and improvements to the Anderson Ranch website, assisting with social media and email campaigns, as well as producing visual assets to support grant and fundraising efforts. They’ll also work with our Events Manager to plan and implement the many events that happen throughout the year on the Anderson Ranch campus.Core ResponsibilitiesMarketing & Communications (year-round)Daily upkeep and overall management of the Anderson Ranch website- andersonranch.org.Management of the annual summer workshop upload project to the website.Management of the annual marketing calendars both for the team and the larger organization. Assistance with email marketing efforts and database management.Assistance with social media marketing and asset creation.Photography and videography capabilities to support marketing goals and fundraising efforts for the larger organization is a plus. Event Planning & Execution (summer seasonal and as-needed):Assist with executing setup, attendee tracking, staffing, and breakdown of campus events, such as artist lectures, gallery receptions, open houses, and all associated events.Staff events as a troubleshooter, addressing event and attendee needs, greeting and directing guests, managing check-in lists, uploading attendee tracking information, and reporting data. Assist the Events Manager with preliminary planning and logistics for summer event programming.Expected Skills & Qualifications:  Strong computer skills, and experience with standard software including, but not limited to, Google Suite, PowerPoint and Microsoft Word. Must excel in a Mac-based environment.Familiar with website content management systems, specifically WordPress, including the ability to troubleshoot, maintain and update existing content, and build new pages as needed. Backend event and program registration management.Familiar with email marketing systems, MailChimp, and email list management and segmentation.The ability to work with existing templates in Photoshop, Illustrator, and other software to provide multiple creative solutions. Create original content with guidance, while also being open to criticism, suggestions, and input from others during the design/creative process.Extremely detail-oriented with strong editing and proofreading skills.Proven time-management skills, organizational skills, attention to detail, the ability to multitask, coordinate current and long-range projects and meet deadlines.Ability to work both in a team setting as well as independently. Must be a strong and proactive communicator.Ability to provide excellent customer service, working with all departments across the organization, as well as students, faculty, and other guests.Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed to be present at events and programs. Education and Experience: Minimum Bachelors of Arts, Communications, Marketing, Photojournalism, or equivalent college degree.A portfolio of photography, videography and/or a writing sample is appreciated for consideration.Links to your website or other relevant social media is also appreciated.Staff Community Responsibilities:Community Outreach Leader: All staff members are expected to build and lead partnerships with community organizations as they relate to their area of responsibility, and to actively support the outreach efforts of other team members.Engaged & Supportive Team Member: All staff are expected to support colleagues and engage in the programs and events of the Ranch by attending lectures, artist talks, fundraising events, and community wide events and being available to jump in and help make them a success.Support Major Fundraising & Community Events: All staff are expected to support the major annual events that engage the public and fundraisers. These are “all hands on deck” efforts and all staff are expected to participate in ways outside their normal professional functions to make them a success from set-up, to execution, to tear down.Professional & Personal Development: Continuing to learn and improve is a job requirement of all staff. Team members are expected to be growing, learning, and improving in their artistic and professional lives.Brand Ambassador: All team members are expected to comport themselves in a manner that is fitting with the organization; represent the Ranch both on and off-campus, as well as online and on social media, keeping in mind that positivity and professionalism are respected and appreciated.Physical Requirements: Light work that includes moving objects up to 40 pounds.The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms.Typical examples of physical tasks include: reaching, standing, sitting, typing, talking, crouching, kneeling, seeing, and hearing. Typical tasks as required to actively work in art studios/facilities in a historic building space with uneven surfaces, stairs, gravel walkways, etc. Other Duties: The descriptions above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this role. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the role. All personnel are required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.This role requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours as needed, and particularly intense time demands in the summer months.This job description may be changed or updated at any time throughout employment. Compensation & Benefits: Salary Range: $25 – $32 / hourCompany paid medical insurance, option to add additional familyCompany paid HSA contributionLong- and short-term disability insuranceLife insurancePaid Time Off – Up to 22 days during first year of servicePaid Sick LeaveSabbatical LeaveProfessional/continuing education supportRetirement plan 403(b) matchNOTE: The above is an abbreviated representation of benefits defined in the Employee Handbook, which governs all employment terms. No other verbal or written exceptions to those terms are honored without a written directive by the President and Chief Executive Officer and signed by the Chair of the Board of Trustees.   

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