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Garry Klein

Garry Klein

Senior Specialist, Inclusive Partnerships
(Career Coach)
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Shelby Smith

Employer Outreach Specialist
(Career Coach)
  • Do you consider yourself to be creative, expressive, or imaginative?
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Careers in this community focus on composing, writing, designing, and performing.

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  • Film Production Assistant
  • Game Designer
  • Journalist
  • Medical Illustrator
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  • Performer
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  • Radio/TV Announcer
  • Talent Manager
  • Theater Manager
  • Web Content Developer/WriterArchitect
  • Arts Administrator
  • Broadcaster
  • Dancer
  • Digital/Interactive Media Creator
  • Fashion Boutique Manager
  • Gallery Owner
  • Graphic Artist
  • Media & Content Developers
  • Museum Director
  • Music Manager
  • Photographer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Recording/Digitization Technician
  • Technical Writer
  • TV/Film Actor

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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:

  • Art Hawks
  • Campus Activity Board
  • Dance Marathon
  • Fine Arts Council
  • KRUI-FM
  • Scope Productions
  • Voices of Soul
  • Women in Film
     

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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  • Explore - Learn what people in the industry do, talk about, and take action on
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  • 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.

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Digital Advertising Director at Lee Enterprises

Monday, January 24, 2022
Employer: Lee Enterprises Expires: 02/28/2022 Digital Advertising DirectorGrand Island, NE, USA ● The Grand Island Independent, 422 W 1St St, Grand Island, Nebraska, United States of America Req #15803 Wednesday, January 19, 2022Start your New Year with a New Career! Join our Winning Team!The Grand Island Independent is seeking a Digital Director to lead our digital advertising sales team.  This position works closely with clients to help them understand and exceed business objectives with smart, innovative ad campaigns. In this role, you will be evaluating the digital footprint of local businesses to identify additional opportunities to grow their digital media marketing for a greater ROI retention. The Action!Our client’s needs are changing and we deliver!  This position will identify new business opportunities, close sales, and works with Account Executives and clients to develop customized digital marketing proposals and solutions across multiple platforms.  In addition, this role will also interpret market analytics data and convey campaign wins to clients, gain an extensive knowledge of our advertising capabilities including PPC, SEO, programmatic display email marketing, website development, mobile marketing, OTT, geofencing and more! Are you Ready?Are you a strategic, motivated performer with passion and creativity? Do you have advanced knowledge of on-line advertising sales including targeted display, SEO, SEM, social media websites, streaming, mobile and analytics? Do you have sales experience, proven presentation skills, excellent communication skills, and the ability to meet or exceed sales goals? Can you multi-task, manage your time, and have a passion for all things digital?  If so, this may be the role for you! What’s in it for you?Besides working with supportive hard working team members, Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities.  In addition, we offer a competitive and affordable benefit program, which includes medical, dental, vision, LTD, STD, and life insurance.  We also offer a family friendly time off program, which includes paid parental leave for new parents and a 401K with employer match. If you believe you have the talent we are looking for, apply athttps://lee.net/careers/ and Grand Island, NE! Lee Enterprises, Inc. is a leader in digital and print media providing local news, information and advertising in 77 markets in 26 states.  Visit www.lee.net for more information about our company. Lee Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and candidates must pass a post-offer 4-panel drug screen, motor vehicle record check, and background check. We participate in E-verify.

Features And Digital Reporter at Lee Enterprises

Monday, January 24, 2022
Employer: Lee Enterprises Expires: 02/28/2022 Join the Action!Whether by Paper or Digital, We Deliver! The ActionThe York News-Times, a Lee Enterprises entity, is seeking a Features and Digital reporter to find and report compelling, timely, and well-sourced stories that accurately reflect the nature of York and the surrounding community in a variety of ways. Stories will published via digital, multi-media and traditional print mediums.  This position will ensure all presentation elements including writing, photos and videos are incorporated into stories to meet the needs of our digital and print subscribers.  Are you Ready?Are you well versed in writing and multi-media? Do you take great pictures and video and are digital savvy?  Can you seek out the stories of interest our audience expects? Are you able to write one column a week in addition to other assigned stories?   Are you flexible to cover other assignments as assigned?  If so, this may be the role for you!  Preference is given to candidates with a degree in journalism or a relate field, however, consideration will be given to those with experience. New graduates are welcome to apply! What is in it for you?Besides working with an amazing team, Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a supportive work environment with career growth opportunities.  In addition, we offer a competitive and affordable benefit program, which includes medical, dental, vision, Life, LTD, and STD. Our generous time off program includes paid parental leave for new parents paid sick time, holidays, and PTO.  We also offer a 401K with employer contributions.    Come Grow with Us!If you believe YOU are the successful candidate, apply at https://lee.net/careers/ and search for York, Ne. Please include a resume, cover letter, references and samples (PDF or JPEGs) of your work.Lee Enterprises is a leader in providing high-quality local news with 77 daily publications in 26 states, which have print, digital, and e-replica versions. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.    Lee Enterprises is a drug-free workplace and all applicants considered for employment must successfully complete a post-offer 4-panel drug screen and background/motor vehicle check prior to commencing employment. Lee Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to growing a diverse workforce, and participates in E-Verify.

Social Media Coordinator at MindFire Communications

Thursday, January 20, 2022
Employer: MindFire Communications Expires: 01/31/2022 SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATORMindFire Communications is looking for a full-time Social Media Coordinator based in Le Claire, IA who will attract and interact with communities online.The ideal candidate is someone who feels at home in the digital world, can handle a fast-paced work environment, has strong communication, and exceptional attention to detail. We’re looking for someone who is inquisitive, a self-starter, a strong writer, detail-oriented, digital media-savvy and willing to go above and beyond to deliver high-quality results. Applications are accepted through January 31st, 2022.  AGENCY DESCRIPTIONMindFire Communications is a full-service, award-winning marketing and branding agency offering brand development, research, creative development, web/interactive development, social media, public relations, and media planning and buying. We are headquartered in beautiful downtown Le Claire, IA. We're experts at lighting a fire of brand loyalty in the minds of consumers with smart, creative, research-based communications. For more information about what we do, and examples of our work, visit us at mindfirecomm.com.  POSITION DESCRIPTION As a Social Media Coordinator you’ll work closely with the Social Strategist to bring our client’s brands to life on social media platforms. You’ll concept and create content, manage social communities, place paid campaigns, and analyze performance to help refine strategies and improve performance. In short – you’ll have your hands in all aspects of social media marketing. You’ll work on multiple accounts, with focus on social, digital, and interactive clients.Responsibilities§ Help implement and maintain online marketing strategies through social media. § Work with multiple account teams to create engaging and innovative social media content that will live on a variety of platforms.§ Develop social media editorial calendars and content for clients in a wide range of industries.§ Publish social media content across channels. § Manage social communities, monitor conversations and craft appropriate responses.§ Help create, manage, and optimize paid social media campaigns.§ Work with the interactive team to track and report metrics and trends with strategic analysis and recommendations.§ Stay up to date with changes in all social platforms ensuring maximum effectiveness.§ Other duties as assigned.   Requirements§ Familiarity with online marketing strategies and marketing channels.§ At least one year of previous work or internship experience, preferably at an agency.§ Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and the ability to maintain the voice/personality of a variety of brands.§ Comfortable with digital and social media, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, TikTok and others as part of integrated marketing programs.§ Ability to quickly adapt to new conditions, assignments, and deadlines.§ Marketing, Journalism, or related degree a plus.§ Understanding of web analytics (i.e. Google Analytics) and email marketing platforms (i.e. MailChimp) beneficial but not required.§ Experience with website CMS (i.e. WordPress) beneficial but not required.§ Experience with Google Drive (Google Docs, Spreadsheets, Gmail) and Microsoft Office tools (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.).§ Must be able to drive and have reliable transportation. BENEFITS§ Generous paid time off (PTO) § Flexible schedules § MindFire Volunteer Department – Paid time off to volunteer for a non-profit of your choice § At least 11 paid holidays, including MindFire Day, which is the Friday before Labor Day (who doesn’t love a 4-day weekend?!?) § Casual dress code § Generous company contribution for health, vision, and dental insurance § Company paid short-term disability insurance§ 401k plan with immediate company match § Access to corporate discount on Aflac Insurance  Inclusive work environmentAt MindFire, we believe that diverse thoughts, ideas and people lead to better marketing solutions. That’s why we are so passionate about ensuring people of differing genders, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, sexual orientation and faiths feel safe at MindFire. We encourage everyone to bring their authentic self to work.We deliver on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion program by:Facilitating training that provides listening and learning opportunities for our team.Fostering a workplace culture where diverse perspectives are valued and respected.Identifying opportunities to build and nurture the new generation of talent in our community – for example: our Light the Spark scholarship program.

Curatorial Assistant, Photography at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Thursday, January 20, 2022
Employer: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Expires: 02/20/2022 Where the Power of Art Engages the Spirit of CommunityThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art invites all people to explore the art in its care, and through its vast collections, the depths and complexities of human experiences.We strive to create a sense of belonging, where staff and volunteers can do meaningful work connecting people to art. We create an informed, invested group of staff and volunteers through shared values and open, direct and respectful communication. We embrace IDEAS (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access and Sustainability) in every aspect of our ideals and aspirations, as we believe these values to be paramount to success.Each staff member and volunteer embodies the institution’s commitments and agrees to exhibit behaviors that align with them. We hold one another to these expectations so that, together, we may know, own, energize and sustain our culture and the institution for generations to come. *The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art complies with city, state and federal orders related to COVID-19, including vaccination mandates. This position requires on-site work at the museum. CURATORIAL ASSISTANT, PHOTOGRAPHYThe Curatorial Assistant, Photography, is responsible for a variety of administrative and curatorial tasks related to both daily and long-range departmental and institutional operations for the Museum. The Curatorial Assistant provides support to the Curator(s) and curatorial projects initiated within the department and those assigned to the department, conducts collection-based and new acquisition research, assists with all facets of exhibition preparation and implementation; liaises and collaborates with constituents both internal and external, and upholds the museum’s mission to be a site where the power of art engages the spirit of community.The Curatorial Assistant may also have the opportunity to write object labels, generate original exhibitions for gallery rotations, lead collection-based and museum-wide tours, assist with the mentoring of Fellows/interns, and serve on committees/task forces.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSDepartmental Administration and Accounting – Oversee the maintenance of all department files and records; track and assist in the preparation of check requests, budgets, reports, and annual documents; compile and organize data and statistics for reports.Schedule and Travel Management – Maintain and manage the daily appointments and travel schedule for the Curator(s); make travel arrangements as requested; process travel expense reports and check requests.Department Liaison – Act as the department’s liaison within the museum and with the public by: managing inbound and outbound communications and correspondence via telephone and email representing the department and the museum in a professional, courteous, and efficient manner.Patrons and Art-World Colleagues – Develop and maintain knowledge of the department’s donors and patrons as well as dealers and colleagues at peer institutions; maintain and update department’s database of patrons and contacts.Communication: In tandem with the Curator(s) work with Education, Development, and Marketing & Communications staff to prepare and edit materials to interpret, promote, and publicize exhibitions, collections, installations, and related public programs. Assists with gathering and writing exhibition- and collection-related information pertinent to grant applications, final reports, and other institutional needs.Acquisition Support – Assist in all aspects of acquisition consideration and processing, including organization of information and correspondence; communication with donors and sellers; tracking schedules and deadlines; conducting research on provenance, exhibition, and published references; and assisting with the preparation of required paperwork.Research Support - Assist in research related to the collection, potential acquisitions, and exhibitions, including provenance research and label writing. Responsible for TMS data entry.Exhibition Support – Assist in all aspects of exhibition organization, including creating checklists; attending and taking notes at exhibition meetings; tracking schedules and deadlines; and reviewing marketing, design, registration, preparation and education-related components as necessary. With support from the Curator(s), opportunity to generate focus exhibitions.Programming – Work with the Public Programming department to plan and coordinate public programs related to exhibitions and collections, as requested. Assists with coordination of logistical needs for artist/curator visits including arranging honoraria, travel, lodging, meals, and any event-related logistics. Assists with hosting visiting artists/curators, including itineraries, transportation, and entertainmentStaff Supervision – Assist with the training and supervision of the activity and development of Fellows/interns and project assistants as appropriate.Other – Complete all other duties as assigned or requested for the general support of the departments and the institution.CORE CAPABILITY REQUIREMENTSEducation/ExperienceM.A, Degree in Art History or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of American history, American art history or history of photography strongly preferred.Two – Five years’ experience working in a curatorial environment.Core CapabilitiesMUSEUM KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge and experience in standard museum and curatorial practices, and understanding how the art world (of art institutions, galleries, artists, curators, auction houses) operates.DETAIL ORIENTED: Must be accurate, efficient, well-organized, and detail-oriented with the ability to work independently and proactively.COMMUNICATION: Excellent written and verbal communications, grammar and spelling skills along with proven excellent email and telephone skills and ability to interact with Museum staff and general public in a polite and courteous manner.TECHNICAL ACUMEN: Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, especially Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel. Proficient in remote networking programs, such as Teams, Zoom, and Skype.POSITION SPECIFICATIONSJob Family Curatorial - Photography Salary Grade 6Salary Range: $52,200 - $58,770 per yearSalary is commensurate with experienceFLSA ClassificationExemptWorking ConditionsWhile performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to communicate verbally and in writing; visually observe and assess; traverse from one location to another; sit at a desk for extended periods of time; and perform repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work Schedule/Travel ExpectationsMonday to Friday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM with the ability to work beyond office hours to meet project deadlines or assist with occasional events as needed.0–5% of Travel RequiredThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Multimedia Journalist and Newscast Producer at KAAL-TV

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Employer: KAAL-TV Expires: 04/01/2022 This position combines the opportunity to do two important jobs in journalism: report stories and produce newscasts. Your schedule and time is split between the two.Job ResponsibilitiesReporting:Enterprise and develop stories. Research and gather information. Find and interview subjects and record video for the story. Write the story in an accurate, clear, and interesting fashion. Use camera and editing gear to record and edit stories for broadcast and online. When working with a photojournalist, be able to work collaboratively as part of a team.Deliver the stories on live television from the field, newsroom, or studio.Complete stories on time and meet deadlines.Maintain appropriate and strict standards regarding wardrobe, hair, and cosmetics.Producing:Work with the assignment desk to plan and put together daily newscasts by selecting, writing, and organizing stories for a live newscast.Help with decisions about content, story length, and story order.Ensure that all details of a newscast are taken care of, including scripts, graphic information, video lists, and name keys.Meet deadlines so other departments can do their part for the broadcast.Work with director and crew in the broadcast booth during the newscast to oversee the newscast and make decisions and adjustments as needed.Work collaboratively with the staff to adapt to changing news situations.Complete post-newscast paperwork, reports, and tasks for the next newscast and news team.Both reporting and producing roles require writing for and maintaining a strong presence on the website and other social media platforms. Making community and promotional appearances as required.QualificationsA college degree in journalism or communications is preferred.Must be knowledgeable about issues, newsmakers, and current events.Solid English writing and speaking skills required. Must be able to shoot and edit stories.Must be able to present stories accurately, completely and clearly, while under tight deadlines.Need to be able to communicate and work well with a variety of people in stressful situations.Solid live reporting skills.Ability to think critically and quickly.Must be able to read a Teleprompter, and watch recorded video and audio.Manual dexterity and fine motor skills to manipulate computer keys, camera gear, and office equipment. Ability to move quickly from the newsroom to the studio, sit or stand for extended periods, and be able to report outside in a wide range of weather conditions. Ability to carry up to 50 pounds of equipment. The Company may take reasonable accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions. Must have a valid driver's license & safe driving history as determined by the Company. Driving record will be checked. Available for a variety of schedules, including nights, weekends, and holidays.Please submit a demo reel link of your work, or in DVD format, along with your resume and cover letter.EEO StatementWe are an equal opportunity employer.

SEO & Content Analyst at Perfect Search Media

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Employer: Perfect Search Media Expires: 02/12/2022 WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT?Are you obsessed with helping clients improve their digital presence? Love the hands-on experience of helping clients with everything from strategy to implementation and beyond? Passionate about crafting flawless content? Ready to join a fun, supportive team? Look no further. Perfect Search is looking for an SEO & Content Analyst to join our team."If interested in applying, please visit our careers page at https://www.perfectsearchmedia.com/careers and apply directly on our site."WHAT YOU'LL DOPlanning and execution of search engine optimization campaignsProvide SEO testing roadmap and recommendationsOptimize websites to improve efficiencies and increase volume of conversionsAnalyze key metrics, discern key findings, and optimize to drive successful outcomes in accountsAdvanced data analysis in Microsoft ExcelCollaborate with clients to devise new and exciting marketing initiativesCreate weekly/monthly reports with analysis of performance along with recommendations for improvementsServe as point of contact and project manager for clients with client-facing communicationUnderstand client objectives and business goals to identify current client campaign optimization and expansion opportunitiesKeep up-to-date on emerging online marketing strategies, tools, and best practicesManage and prioritize multiple accounts simultaneouslyWork with fun people in a fun atmosphere; advanced ping pong skills are a plusWHAT YOU NEED·     1-3 years of experience in digital marketing·     The ability to quickly adapt and utilize tools to analyze, optimize, and communicate data·     Technical SEO knowledge and experience·     Highly analytical with strong critical thinking skills·     Experience crafting content for a variety of clients·     Data analysis experience·     Excel experience·     Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities·     Superb written and verbal communication skills·     Certified in Google Analytics·     Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment

Remote SEO & Content Anaylst at Perfect Search Media

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Employer: Perfect Search Media Expires: 02/12/2022 What's This All About?Are you obsessed with the idea of helping clients improve their digital presence? Love to grow your hands-on experience helping clients with everything from strategy to implementation and beyond? Ready to join a fun, supportive and collaborative team? Look no further! Perfect Search has all the tools and technology you will need to succeed.The SEO & Content Analyst will work with our existing SEO team to provide strategic SEO services for our clients. You will manage day-to-day SEO strategy creation and execution for an assignment of SEO campaigns. The ideal candidate should have strong verbal and written communication as everyone in our organization is client-facing. A positive attitude and the desire to go above and beyond for our clients and internal teammates is a must.SEO Success metrics are based on overall growth in visibility, traffic, rankings, and conversions. The ideal candidate should be comfortable analyzing, creating, and presenting SEO strategies based on the data in our reports. The SEO Analyst will be required to present strategic SEO recommendations and detailed reports to clients.Perfect Search Media is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and core values dedicated to providing an inclusive work environment for all.What You'll DoPerform duties and tasks as the dedicated analyst and point of contact for multiple SEO clientsUnderstand client objectives/goals and identify campaign optimization & expansion opportunitiesIdentify, create, test, and manage goal tracking effortPerform site health audits and recommendations for improvementProvide A/B testing strategy & recommendationsEdit and optimize websites to improve UX, efficiencies, and conversionImplement various SEO tasks onto client CMS platformsAnalyze Google Analytics and Search Console metrics and discern findingsCreate monthly reports with analysis of performance & recommendations to improveCommunicate via email, Slack, and or video conferencing with clientsFoster and develop positive, long-term relationships with our clients and work to retain and grow clients year over yearStay up to date on the latest SEO + digital marketing trends, tools, and best practicesContribute to company (and occasionally client) blog(s) and internal marketing strategy What You Need2+ years of experience managing SEO campaigns for multiple clientsTechnical SEO knowledge and site migration experienceExperience with a variety of Content Management Systems (WordPress, Shopify, Craft, etc.) and other SEO toolsGoogle Analytics Certification (current) preferredModerate or advanced Microsoft Office + Google Workspace experienceAbility to generate comprehensive and cohesive marketing strategiesAbility to think critically and collaborate effectively with othersStrong written and verbal communication skillsStrong time management & organization skillsThe ability to quickly adapt and utilize tools to analyze, optimize, and communicate dataLifestyle PerksRemote office - can work from anywhere in the world!Unlimited vacation daysFlexible scheduleVolunteer opportunitiesFitness challengesQuarterly social events & offsitesEmployee PerksMedical premiums covered at 85%Dental premiums covered at 100%Vision, life, and AD&D premiums covered at 100%401(k) plan with matchingCommuter benefitsGym membership reimbursementInternet & Cell Phone reimbursementSponsored mentorship opportunitiesOpportunities to pursue company-sponsored educationEmployee recognition programPersonal work laptopsStipend towards setting up a home officeCasual dress code

PPC Analyst - Search & Social at Perfect Search Media

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Employer: Perfect Search Media Expires: 02/12/2022 What's This All About?The entry level SEM/PPC Analyst is responsible for the planning, strategy, and execution of paid search engine marketing and social media advertising campaigns.To achieve success, analysts must have the ability to quickly learn and successfully utilize PPC platforms and tools to analyze, optimize, and communicate data. In this role, superior communication skills and attention to detail are essential. Analysts will be expected to become experts in SEM and social media advertising while creating, implementing, and optimizing online campaigns for clients across a number of channels, including Google, Bing, Facebook, and more. Analysts are also in control of project management, providing strategy direction and data insights while working with our team to drive successful results for clients.The best Perfect Search employees are quick learners, creative problem solvers, and superior communicators."If interested in applying, please visit our careers page at https://www.perfectsearchmedia.com/careers and apply directly on our site."WHAT YOU'LL DOResearch, plan, and create ad accounts for clients in a variety of industriesWork expertly within Google Ads, Bing Ads, Facebook Ads, and othersAnalyze key metrics, discern key findings, and optimize to drive successful outcomes in accountsAdvanced data analysis in Microsoft ExcelWork with our copywriter to create concise ad copy for a variety of clientsServe as point of contact and project manager for clients with weekly client facing communicationEffectively communicate strategy and results to clientsCreate weekly/monthly reports with analysis of campaign performance along with recommendations for improvementsUnderstand client objectives and business goals to identify current client campaign optimization and expansion opportunitiesKeep up-to-date on emerging online marketing strategies, tools, and best practicesManage and prioritize several accounts simultaneouslyWork with fun people in a fun atmosphere; interest in ping pong & yoga a plus!WHAT YOU NEEDHighly analytical and strong critical thinking skillsData analysis experience, either in previous employment or courseworkMicrosoft Excel experienceQuick learning ability with a strong desire to become an expert in digital marketingStrong written and verbal communication skillsA close eye for detail with the ability to see how pieces fit into the overall pictureResults-driven work ethic and proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environmentAbility to work both independently and in a team-oriented environmentSome digital marketing (SEO or SEM/PPC) knowledge is preferredKnowledge of Google products and other digital marketing analytics tools is preferred

Regional News Reporter (LehighValleyLive.com) at Advance Local

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Employer: Advance Local Expires: 02/28/2022 Lehighvalleylive.com is seeking a versatile regional news reporter ready to handle a variety of local and county news reporting assignments while also developing short and longer-term enterprise. We are seeking a candidate who can build sources and cultivate relationships. The ideal candidate is someone who can mine a beat for news and pitch and execute ideas of their own. We’re committed to building a newsroom that reflects the diversity of the community we serve. In this position, you will be part of the NJ Advance Media newsroom, a dynamic and inclusive team focused on local journalism for one of the country’s largest privately owned media companies. For this position, we are looking for a candidate with: A bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications or related field required.A minimum of one year in journalism with a proven ability in reporting and writing required.Experience in local news reporting. Some experience in local government coverage, as well as public safety and court reporting, is preferred.An ability to cultivate sources and drive coverage that differentiates our organization from competitors.An ability to work independently under deadline pressure and prioritize tasks appropriately.A sound understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure.Experience using social media to find stories and promote content.An understanding of the methods and tools used to deliver content across a variety of platforms.A willingness to keep abreast of industry advances and proactively consider new methods of reaching audiences.Ability to work remotely.Availability to work weekends, some holidays, and occasional irregular hours to meet the needs of the breaking news staffing.Lehighvalleylive.com was born in 2006 as part of an ongoing effort to pivot The Express-Times newsroom from a traditional print operation to a digital one. The newspaper, based in Easton, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1855 and continues publishing daily. It remains affiliated with lehighvalleylive.com. Both are part of NJ Advance Media. The Lehigh Valley is now the third-most populous region in Pennsylvania. Its proximity to New York City and Philadelphia has made it a commerce hub and has also attracted many commuters. It’s also home to one of the state’s largest and fastest-growing Latino communities. These trends have made for an intriguing landscape that’s rich in compelling stories.Advance Local Media offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package with affordable options for your healthcare including medical, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, fertility assistance, a substantial 401k plan to help plan for your future, generous paid time off, paid parental and caregiver leave and an employee assistance program to support your work/life balance, optional legal assistance, life insurance options, as well as flexible holidays to honor cultural diversity.NJ Advance Media is a company positioned for the future. We embrace the rapidly evolving digital landscape and are committed to developing new solutions across current and emerging media to help advertisers grow their businesses. In addition to flexible advertising opportunities with powerful media vehicles that we represent, we offer custom digital solutions from web and mobile site development, to a sophisticated array of search and social media optimization and targeted display solutions to reach audiences on all platforms.Our focus is on developing a real-time approach to reporting news, sports and entertainment content for consumption across all platforms and devices throughout New Jersey and Easton, PA. On nj.com and lehighvalleylive.com, we ensure the communities we serve have 24/7 access to the news and information that's most relevant locally, regionally and beyond. Our quality journalism and in-depth coverage is provided locally in The Star-Ledger, The Hunterdon County Democrat, The Suburban News, The Times of Trenton, South Jersey Times and The Express-Times.NJ Advance Media is a part of Advance Local Media, one of the largest media groups in the United States, which operates the leading news and information companies in more than 20 cities, reaching 58+ million people monthly with our quality, real-time journalism and community engagement. Our company is built upon the values of Integrity, Customer-first, Inclusiveness, Collaboration and Forward-looking. For more information about Advance Local, please visit www.advancelocal.com.Advance Local Media is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, encouraging applications from people of all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.

News & Enterprise Reporter (LehighValleyLive.com) at Advance Local

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Employer: Advance Local Expires: 02/28/2022 Lehighvalleylive.com is looking for an experienced journalist to report on the City of Allentown and surrounding communities in the Lehigh Valley.  We are seeking a candidate who has a keen interest in covering historically underserved communities, thrives in collaborating with others on issue-oriented journalism and is comfortable reporting on everything from budgets to breaking news. The job also requires an ability to write in a compelling style that explains how complicated issues have a direct impact on Lehigh Valley residents. As part of a team of reporters based out of Easton, the ideal candidate will understand the critical role of local journalism and the challenges local journalists face. Versatility, including an ability to at times lead fellow reporters on enterprise projects and edit stories, is essential. We’re committed to building a newsroom that reflects the diversity of the community we serve. In this position, you will be part of the NJ Advance Media newsroom, a dynamic and inclusive team focused on local journalism for one of the country’s largest privately owned media companies. For this position, we are looking for a candidate with: A bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications or related field requiredA minimum of five years in journalism with a proven ability in reporting and writing required, preferably including some experience in producing major projects and editing.An ability to cultivate sources in government and business, but more importantly in communities that aren’t accustomed to media attention.Possession of a clear and engaging writing styleA proven record of breaking newsAn ability to work independently under deadline pressure and prioritize tasks appropriatelyA sound understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics, and story structureExperience using social media to find stories and promote contentA demonstrated capability in capitalizing on high-value topics by engaging audiences in frequency and urgencyA proven experience building, maintaining, and engaging an active audienceAn understanding of the methods and tools used to deliver content across a variety of platformsAn ability to work collaboratively with editors and fellow reportersA willingness to keep abreast of industry advances and proactively consider new methods of reaching audiencesLehighvalleylive.com was born in 2006 as part of an ongoing effort to pivot The Express-Times newsroom from a traditional print operation to a digital one. The newspaper, based in Easton, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1855 and continues publishing daily. It remains affiliated with lehighvalleylive.com. Both are part of NJ Advance Media. The Lehigh Valley is now the third-most populous region in Pennsylvania. Its proximity to New York City and Philadelphia has made it a commerce hub and has also attracted many commuters. It’s also home to one of the state’s largest and fastest-growing Latino communities. These trends have made for an intriguing landscape that’s rich in compelling.Advance Local Media offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package with affordable options for your healthcare including medical, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, fertility assistance, a substantial 401k plan to help plan for your future, generous paid time off, paid parental and caregiver leave and an employee assistance program to support your work/life balance, optional legal assistance, life insurance options, as well as flexible holidays to honor cultural diversity.NJ Advance Media is a company positioned for the future. We embrace the rapidly evolving digital landscape and are committed to developing new solutions across current and emerging media to help advertisers grow their businesses. In addition to flexible advertising opportunities with powerful media vehicles that we represent, we offer custom digital solutions from web and mobile site development, to a sophisticated array of search and social media optimization and targeted display solutions to reach audiences on all platforms.Our focus is on developing a real-time approach to reporting news, sports and entertainment content for consumption across all platforms and devices throughout New Jersey and Easton, PA. On nj.com and lehighvalleylive.com, we ensure the communities we serve have 24/7 access to the news and information that's most relevant locally, regionally and beyond. Our quality journalism and in-depth coverage is provided locally in The Star-Ledger, The Hunterdon County Democrat, The Suburban News, The Times of Trenton, South Jersey Times and The Express-Times.NJ Advance Media is a part of Advance Local Media, one of the largest media groups in the United States, which operates the leading news and information companies in more than 20 cities, reaching 58+ million people monthly with our quality, real-time journalism and community engagement. Our company is built upon the values of Integrity, Customer-first, Inclusiveness, Collaboration and Forward-looking. For more information about Advance Local, please visit www.advancelocal.com.Advance Local Media is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, encouraging applications from people of all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other category protected under federal, state or local law. stories.

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