Digital Marketing Developer/Director (Full-Time Job)

DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL MARKETING MARTIN METHODIST COLLEGE (FULL-TIME JOB)

LOCATION: PULASKI, TN (SOUTH OF NASHVILLE, TN)

WEB:  www.martinmethodist.edu

DESCRIPTION:

The Director of Digital Marketing is responsible for developing and overseeing the execution of a strategic marketing plan that includes website redesign, search engine marketing and social media initiatives. He/she will also be the gatekeeper of all digital content for the College and will work closely with staff members to create and gather content for digital media outlets. He/she will ensure that all posted content adheres to Martin Methodist College’s (MMC) brand and marketing messages as well as its mission statement.

The Director of Digital Marketing serves as a member of the Program Council and reports directly to the Vice President of Finance and Administration.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Draw up schedules for projects underway to ensure technical teams, vendors, and content contributors meet deadlines.
  • Develop budgets for projects, monitor costs, provide status reports to management and incorporate feedback from the Executive Council.
  • Stay current on internet trends, site features and best practices. Research competitive institution websites, social media and other trends in higher education in order to stay competitive with MMC’s digital offerings.
  • Develop measurable metrics to ensure successful marketing, recruiting, sales and outreach efforts.
  • Work with Admissions and Advancement offices to find innovative ways to meet enrollment and fundraising goals.
  • Ability to communicate results to management.
  • Be the eyes and ears of our brand. Identify threats and opportunities and take appropriate steps in a timely manner.
  • Help define strategies for MMC’s e-marketing objectives.
  • Be efficient in multi-tasking several large projects

Web Development Responsibilities

  • Serve as Project Leader for the launch of the new website by working with web design firm and MMC colleagues.
  • Work with Academics to promote class offerings and to highlight different academic areas on the website on a regular basis.
  • Assist with bookstore marketing efforts to increase online purchases.
  • Lead and manage Digital Content Team that will contribute website/digital content from each department/division. Ensure that all content submitted by the Team adheres to MMC’s brand and marketing message as well as its mission statement.
  • Responsible for creating an online product experience for our constituents.

Search Engine Marketing and Social Media Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing and posting content on designated MMC social media outlets.
  • Cultivate new customers and manage branded online communities using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media outlets.
  • Provide relevant content daily while tracking metrics and monitoring online content.
  • Implement new functionality to website and in online media as needed to deliver increased brand loyalty.
  • Manage/Optimize both paid search and natural search initiatives to increase web traffic.
  • Work to link MMC’s website to other sites to optimize search engine presence.
  • Find and add MMC’s information to free college information websites for students.

Qualifications/Experience Desired:

  • Has a bachelor’s or associates degree in advertising, marketing, web development or communications.
  • Has a history of 3+ years of professional work experience in Digital Marketing/Business Development
  • Has a history of project management
  • Has the ability to be both creative and analytical in their marketing strategy
  • Has a current working knowledge of Search Engine Marketing, Web Development,  and Social Media
  • Be proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work individually on a project or in a team environment.

TO APPLY:  http://www.martinmethodist.edu/about/human-resources/employment-opportunities

MEMPHIS CONNECTION: Andrew Brown: abbrown@memphis.edu

Assistant Information Specialist: Adams Keegan (Full-Time Job)

ASSISTANT INFORMATION SPECIALIST: ADAMS KEEGAN HR (FULL-TIME JOB)

LOCATION: MemphisAdams Keegan

PAY RANGE: 70-80K

WEB: http://www.adamskeegan.com/

DESCRIPTION:

The Information Specialist Assistant is responsible for assisting with external communications, including the web site, marketing programs, social and other media, and materials distributed to the EDGE board, government officials, the public and others.  Assists the Information Specialist with campaigns to communicate EDGE’s mission and accomplishments through public relations, media relations, and marketing and design.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Identifying required information and preparing documents for EDGE and related entity Board and Committee meetings.
•Executing EDGE communication campaigns.
•Developing and editing content for EDGE and related entity websites and marketing collateral, as well as contributing to social media marketing efforts.
•Assisting staff with research projects and compiling reports based on data sets.
•Preparing program and organizational quarterly and annual reports.
•Staff  booth or exhibit at trade shows and community fairs.
•Monitors EDGE brand activity on social networking sites.
•Attends EDGE-related events to take photographs and conduct interviews.
Participates in the set-up and preparation of all EDGE sponsored events

QUALIFICATIONS:

Requirements:
•Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Communications, or related field.
•At least two years of work related experience.
•Must exhibit strong writing abilities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•Working knowledge and skill in desktop publishing applications and content management systems.
•Ability to write clearly and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
•Attention to detail in written communication; error-free spelling and grammar.
•Ability to work under deadline pressure and work before and after regular working hours.
•Ability to interact with other staff members to assure that the mission of the organization is adequately portrayed.
•Good judgment and strong decision-making skills.

Environmental Requirements:
•Most work is conducted in typical indoor office environment.

Other Requirements:
•Must have personal automobile for daily use.

TO APPLY: Apply through this link:

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?Job_DID=J3J0BS5YCM7N68VXKY2&siteid=cbindeed&ipath=EXIND

 

News Producer, KAIT8/Jonesboro (Full-Time Job)

NEWS PRODUCER, KAIT8/JONESBORO (FULL-TIME JOB)

WEB: www.kait8.com

JOB TITLE:  News Producer                                  

POST UNTIL:   November 12, 2012

JOB DESCRIPTION:  KAIT, Raycom Media’s ABC Affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas is seeking a full-time news producer in our multi-platform newsroom.  This person will produce Region 8 News at 6pm and 10pm as well as for the website.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:       Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field preferred.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS NECESSARY:  The ability to write and edit copy for multiple platforms is a must.  Prior news producing experience is preferred, but not necessary.  Successful candidates will have a strong writing background, great story selection, ability to take charge of a situation, and incorporate strategic planning into daily newscasts.  Other duties include posting content to station websites and promoting the station via social media as needed.

OTHER INFORMATION:  Send cover letter, resume with references and non-returnable DVD or internet link of your work.  No phone calls please.

PERSON TO CONTACT AT KAIT-TV:

Hatton Weeks, News Director

hweeks@kait8.com

 

Digital Content Producer/KAIT8/Jonesboro (Full-Time Job)

DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER, KAIT8/JONESBORO (FULL-TIME JOB)

WEB: www.kait8.com

JOB TITLE: Digital Content Producer

POST UNTIL:  November 12, 2012

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Raycom Media’s ABC affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas is looking for a Digital Content Producer.  This position will be responsible for maintaining news content on the station’s digital platforms as well as managing the assignments desk.  The best candidate must have great communications skills and be well organized.  Understanding the use of television, internet and mobile platforms to gather and deliver news is a must.  Knowledge of .html and .css is helpful but not necessary.  Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:   College degree preferred.  Backgrounds in Journalism-related fields, and computer science preferred.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  Experience in a related field preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (IF ANY):   Willingness to work nights & weekends.

OTHER INFORMATION: Send resume and cover letter.  Must have valid drivers’ license.  Successful candidate must pass a drug screen.  If possible, please provide links to recent work.  No phone calls please.

PERSON TO CONTACT AT KAIT-TV: 

Hatton Weeks, News Director

hweeks@kait8.com

Investigative Reporter/Data Specialist, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel (Full-Time Job)

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER/DATA SPECIALIST MILWAUKEE JOURNAL-SENTINEL (FULL-TIME JOB).

LOCATION: Milwaukee

CONTACT: Greg Borowski

WEB : http://careers.poynter.org/jobs/4955771/investigative-reporter-data-specialist

http://www.jsonline.com/

DESCRIPTION:

We’re seeking an investigative reporter with exceptional data analysis skills to join the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s award-winning watchdog team. This reporter will focus primarily on data gathering and analysis, delivering high-impact, high-caliber accountability journalism on a consistent basis – from quick hits to long-term investigations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include maintaining and expanding our Data on Demand page, which includes searchable databases, and working to build an internal infrastructure to enhance our ability to create important content in a digital-first environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will be adept at negotiating for large databases, cleaning them and analyzing them for significant trends and findings. The reporter must be able to work well with a team of reporters on a wide-range of projects, often in a supporting role, but also must be capable of producing powerful, unassailable, clearly-written stories. The reporter should be skilled in the latest analytical techniques, including working with relational databases, mapping and statistical analysis. Desirable expertise includes MySQL or SQL Server, Excel, Access, Arc View and SPSS, as well as the ability to do basic web scraping for data.

TO APPLY:

To apply, send a letter, resume, work samples and references to:

Greg Borowski

Senior editor/projects & investigations

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

333 W. State Street

Milwaukee, WI  53203

414-224-2252

gborowsk@jrn.com

 

Marketing Coordinator, UofM Bookstore (Part-Time Paid Job)

MARKETING COORDINATOR, UofM BOOKSTORE (PAID PART-TIME JOB, CURRENT STUDENT/RECENT GRAD)

LOCATION : Campus

CONTACT: Store Manager Donna Collier

WEB: http://www.bkstr.com/Home/10001-196405-1?demoKey=d

DESCRIPTION: Assist Store Manager in marketing functions for the store.  Provide targeted marketing support for The University of Memphis Bookstore, including but not limited to proactively seeking/pursuing new opportunities.  Assist in the evaluation of existing marketing plans, while working to increase sales, traffic and market share whenever possible.

  • Marketing Expertise
    • Assist in marketing and advertising needs/plans for the store
    • Work with on and off campus officials to be a brand ambassador for the store
    • Coordinate, under store manager’s lead, store sponsored events including reserving facilities, sending invitations, executing tactics, etc.
  • Store Profiling
    • Assist in developing profile of store based on market needs, customer types, and demographics in order to better serve the customer and increase store sales.
    • Assist in development and execution of annual marketing plan for the store that will drive traffic during both key sales periods and campus specific events.
    • Work with the home office, campus officials and local vendors to conceptualize new initiatives.
  • Marketing Communication with Store and Home Office
    • Communicate updates on status of store projects and initiatives to store manager and communicate home office initiated programs to the store staff.
    • Work with store manager and home office to determine which local marketing tactics to employ, develop copy and content for communications
    • Manage the store’s Facebook page and Twitter accounts by keeping them current and relevant.
  • Ownership of Specific Projects/Return on Investment
    • Follow up on in-store and online promotions (i.e. author signings, local celebrations, etc) in an effort to determine success, determining if the promotion fits the market, as well as if sales balance expenses.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Business mindset (marketing, advertising, PR)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively via email, phone, and in person
  • Detail oriented with ability to think through all possible aspects of a situation and see it from all sides
  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment
  • Excellent analytical skills (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Ability to initiate projects, take ownership of them, and remain motivated throughout their execution
  • Strong aptitude for creative thinking
  • Well organized
  • Capacity to function well in a team but also work independently as needed
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple priorities
  • Understanding of branding and message consistency
  • Experience with social media and ability to execute social media programs
  • Ability to travel to event sites as well as work non-standard hours as needed

TO APPLY: Send your resume to Donna Collier dlcllier@memphis.edu

Multiple Openings/Archer-Malmo Public Relations (Full-Time Jobs)

MULTIPLE OPENINGS/ARCHER-MALMO PUBLIC RELATIONS (FULL-TIME JOBS)

LOCATION : Memphis            

About archer>malmo

We’re a privately owned, mid-sized agency (around 100 people) with almost all national clients in a wide variety of categories. We’re a house of specialists in advertising, public relations, interactive, direct, experiential, plus anything else we think will work. We’ve been around since 1952 but we don’t act our age. (Although the way boomers have been embracing digital and social media, maybe we do.) We put a lot of effort into building a great culture and have been named a “best place to work” nationally. Free sodas & massages, dogs welcome on most days and a jerk-free environment.

About Memphis

Creative people like it here. This city has a soul, a unique personality. There’s plenty to do—music, culture, sports, outdoors, good food, more music—great places to do it and cool people to do it with. Low cost of living, easy commutes (a number of us bike or walk to work) and good neighborhoods. We’re in a historic building downtown with river views.

Current Openings

Public Relations Senior Account Executive
Information Architect
Account Executive
Account Manager
Senior Digital Strategist

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

http://www.archermalmo.com/careers/index.html

Director of Audience Development, Memphis Business Journal (Full-Time Job)

DIRECTOR OF AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT, MEMPHIS BUSINESS JOURNAL (FULL-TIME JOB)

LOCATION : Memphis

The Director of Audience Development is responsible for leading the efforts to grow audience for Memphis Business Journal print and digital subscriptions, email newsletters, and event revenue.  This includes development and implementation of programs to cross-market between print and web audiences and ways to maximize social media to engage new readers.  The Director of Audience Development is also responsible for the successful planning and execution of events, ticket revenue growth and forging partnerships with local business organizations.  The position manages a staff of one full-time sales account executive and part-time event coordinator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieve annual growth goals for paid circulation, email newsletter recipients, event and ancillary product revenue.
  • Successful planning and execution of events, including year-over-year growth in event ticket revenue.
  • Management of full-time sales account executive and part-time event coordinator.
  • Selling of group subscription packages and sponsorships.
  • Budget, analysis and tracking of key metrics.

This FT position offers a competitive compensation package, benefits & 401k
You are the ideal candidate if you:

  • Can close one-to-one and group sales to c-level executives, companies and organizations.
  • Are a successful leader and manager.
  • Are experienced at producing results through creative, strategic grassroots marketing – including the use of social media and targeted databases.
  • Are a strategic alliance-builder with the ability to form partnerships that produce results.
  • Can plan and execute niche-market direct response sales and marketing strategies that will grow our audience.
  • Have the ability to multi-task and stay on top of critical deadlines.
  • Have good decision making skills and can work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Circulation, audience development or media sales management background a plus.

Memphis Business Journal is part of American City Business Journals, a private company with 40 business journals across the country.

TO APPLY:  http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/jobs/details/19791 and click on “apply now” tab

Please learn more about us at Memphis.bizjournals.com or at http://www.acbj.com.

 

Communications Director, Germantown Pres Church (Full-Time Job)

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR, GERMANTOWN PRES CHURCH (FULL-TIME JOB)

LOCATION: Germantown, TNGermantown Presbyterian Church

CONTACT: Will Jones  willj@germantownpres.org

WEB: http://www.germantownpres.org

DESCRIPTION: Germantown Presbyterian Church needs a Communications Director to create, coordinate and direct digital and print content. This includes a variety of projects ranging from internal communications to charitable and community outreach promotions. The ideal candidate has strong visual and written communications skills and can work in a demanding environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Communications Director manages the website, social media accounts, email distribution lists and other content. Other content includes but is not limited to written resources, audio bites, video clips, web banner design, social media materials, calendar scheduling and mobile friendly resources. In addition, he or she will be responsible for many printed and digital materials such as posters, flyers and newsletters. This position requires someone who is well organized and that can work on many projects on a deadline.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, graphic design, nonprofit management, or communications
  • Able to use social media marketing proficiently (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, SoundCloud, YouTube)
  • Understands email and internet marketing
  • Demonstrated ability to use Adobe Creative Suites (Mainly referring to Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop)
  • Experience with WordPress.org and other content management systems
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Clear and effective written, verbal and visual communication skills
  • Ability to write standard press releases
  • Demonstrated ability to work with print materials
  • More than three years of experience in communications, marketing, or public relations is a plus

TO APPLY: Send a resume to Will Jones  willj@germantownpres.org.

Two Newspaper Job Openings: The Record (New Jersey/NYC Area)

TWO NEWSPAPER JOB OPENINGS/THE RECORD/NORTHERN NEW JERSEY (NYC AREA)

LOCATION  Bergen County, NJ  (Hackensack NJ/NYC Area)

CONTACT: Douglas Clancy, Assistant Managing Editor

WEB: http://hackensackrecord.nj.newsmemory.com

http://www.northjersey.com

DESCRIPTIONS:

Reporter II – The Record (Bergen County, NJ) has an opening for a full-time Reporter II to cover the Bergen County law-enforcement beat, including the Prosecutor’s Office, the Sheriff’s Office and the Bergen County Police Department. We’re looking for someone who is adept at developing strong, reliable sources, who understands politics and budgets as well as law-enforcement issues, who probes beneath obvious angles to find out what’s really going on. This reporter would be expected to work seamlessly with the Bergen County government reporter, forging a team that would back each other up and collaborate on both breaking news and enterprise. Strong enterprise is key to success, as is the ability to write clean, clear and accurate copy.  A minimum of three years of daily reporting experience, or its equivalent, is required.

Contact: Send a resume, your six best clips and a cover letter outlining why you’re the best candidate to Douglas Clancy, Assistant Managing Editor, The Record, PO Box 471, 1 Garret Mountain Plaza, Woodland Park, NJ 07424. Or email him at clancy@northjersey.com

Breaking News Reporter  – The Record (Bergen County, NJ)  has an opening for a full-time reporter to cover breaking news on the 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. shift.  The ideal candidate should be able to juggle multiple story assignments, develop sources who are reticent to speak on the record, write quickly and clearly for the web, update news reports frequently and combine feeds from colleagues into coherent stories.  The applicant also needs superb news judgment, the ability to work independently and a knack for staying composed under extreme pressure. Depending on the amount of prior experience, this position will be classified as an Entry-Level Reporter (demonstrated news writing and reporting proficiency), a Reporter I (at least two years of daily newspaper experience), or a Reporter II (at least three years of daily newspaper experience).

Contact: Send a resume, your six best clips and a cover letter outlining why you’re the best candidate to Douglas Clancy, Assistant Managing Editor, The Record, PO Box 471, 1 Garret Mountain Plaza, Woodland Park, NJ 07424. Or email him at clancy@northjersey.com.