PR & Social Media Jobs 11.19.11

Entry Level Jobs in Arizona
The PRSA Job Center has listed 119 entry-level jobs in Arizona at this address:
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PR Jobs in California
The PRSA Job Center has listed 299 jobs in CA, including communication management jobs at Cisco, Gameloft, Facebook and Hulu.
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PR Jobs in Washington State
The PRSA Job Center has listed 47jobs in WA, including communication management jobs at Starbucks, Microsoft, REI T-Mobile and Nordstroms.
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Hollywood Job
This is a Full Time Job
Location: Beverly Hills CA
Date Posted: 11/17/2011 6:03:48 PM
Details: BUSY BEVERLY HILLS LUXURY/LIFESTYLE BOUTIQUE PR FIRM SEEKS ENTRY LEVEL PUBLICIST WITH AT LEAST ONE YEAR AGENCY/IN HOUSE EXPERIENCE.

Candidate Must Have
*Ability to operation Independently
*Strong Pitching Skills
*Extremely Professional
*Detailed & Well Organized
*And exhibit execellent written and verbal communication skills

*(ONLY THOSE RESIDING IN LOS ANGELES AREA WILL BE CONSIDERED)*

Job Requirements
*Minimum 1 Year or Internship Experience in PR
*Strong Writer
*Positive and Enthusiastic attitude
*Good Follow through
*Remain focused, yet multi task

Also Preferred
* 2 or 4 year College Degree (Journalism, Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Communications)
*Media Contacts
*Experience with Luxury Consumer goods
Please tell this employer that you found the listing at ENTERTAINMENTCAREERS.NET
Contact:Strong Media contacts and experience in Health & Beauty PR a plus

Do not contact us if you currently do not live in Los Angeles area
http://www.entertainmentcareers.net/Confidential/Publicist/job/129911/

Social Media and PR Assistant
This is a Part Time Job
Location:Santa Ana CA
Date Posted:11/17/2011 3:12:33 PM
Details:Orange County based public relations, marketing and digital media agency seeks Social Media and Public Relations Assistant. The position will assist the agency Director of Marketing in research, execution and management of various social media and public relations accounts. The position involves part time spent at the agency office with some minimal work from home. The position and environment will provide an excellent opportunity to utilize skills and gain expanded knowledge of the digital media sphere.

General Duties:
General function monitoring of social media platforms
Drafting and editing of social media content and media alerts
Scheduling and deployment of social media content
Digital outreach, monitor and response
Market research
Data cataloguing
Analytic reporting
General account management

Skill Requirements:
Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, WordPress

Desired Skills:
Adobe Creative Suite
Google Analytics
Omniture
Meltwater, Radian 6, Cision Point monitoring tools

General Requirements:
Reliable vehicle
Laptop
Cell phone

Time/Compensation:
Between 120-150 hours per month anticipated
Hourly salary based upon experience
Salary: DOE

http://www.entertainmentcareers.net/Confidential/Social_Media_and_PR_Assistant/job/129889/

PR Assistant, Hollywood
This is a Full Time Job
Location: Beverly Hills CA
Date Posted: 11/16/2011 12:10:24 PM
Details: Fashion & celebrity placement PR agency is currently looking for a creative and motivated full time PR assistant. Prior internship experience working in fashion, editorial or PR is preferred.

The successful candidate should be extremely organized, tech savvy, able to multi-task, and prioritize accordingly. Our ideal candidate is one that is passionate about pop culture, fashion, lifestyle, and entertainment. He/She should have strong written and verbal communication skills and able to deal with clients and others in a professional manner. We are looking for someone who is a creative, aggressive go-getter who can work both independently and with a team.

THE RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
Assist three full time publicists with projects as assigned
Assist with press reports
Light administrative duties
Maintain social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook
Manage interns
Check blog sites and publications for press hits
Maintain appointments, meetings, and various staff members schedules
Assist with editorial requests and stylist pulls/returns for in house showroom
Assistant with celebrity related projects
Maintain and update product inventory for each of our clients
Implement visual merchandising techniques throughout the showroom

The applicant must…
o Have proper phone etiquette
o Be able to communicate effectively in all written and verbal reports.
o Demonstrate a positive, go-getter attitude by being flexible and responsible; be self- motivated, resourceful, manage time efficiently, and show enthusiasm for the business.
o Be detail oriented and able to multitask in a well-organized manner.

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Marketing Assistant, Lionsgate
This is a Full Time Job
Location:Santa Monica CA
Date Posted:11/15/2011 4:21:52 PM
Details:Lionsgate is the leading next generation filmed entertainment studio and is a major producer and distributor of motion pictures, home entertainment, family entertainment, television programming, video-on-
Demand and digitally delivered content.

Lionsgate has an immediate opening for an Assistant in our Marketing department. This position will provide administrative support to department staff. Responsibilities for this position will include answering phones, handling travel arrangements, processing expense reports, and scheduling conference calls and meetings. Additional responsibilities will include creating purchase orders and processing invoices for the department.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter and a great team player. Candidates should be detail oriented, good with numbers and has the ability to multi-task. Must have excellent computer and interpersonal skills, and be available to work overtime. A college degree is required. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate who is passionate about a career in marketing and/or media.

Lionsgate offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, an excellent benefits package, and a great working environment.

http://www.entertainmentcareers.net/Lionsgate/Marketing_Assistant/job/129756/

PR JOBS IN ARIZONA

Intel Media Relations Manager
Apply before February 1, 2012
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Public Relations Manager, Healthways (Chandler)
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About Healthways:
For three decades, Healthways has been dedicated to improving the human condition. Each year, we learn more and do more for the millions of individuals who count on us to make a difference in their health and well-being. Healthways is a global provider of solutions that help employers, health plans and government agencies enhance business performance and reduce healthcare costs. Our mission is to create a healthier world, one person at a time. Here at Healthways as we continue to make the world a healthier place, we have also created an environment where people choose to do their best work. Our unique culture thrives on mission-driven individuals who exude a high sense of energy and passion in everything that they do. Collaboration and teamwork are an essential part of everyday life for Colleagues who trust and depend on one another to achieve the highest degree of collective success. We are an organization that strives to recruit the best and the brightest individuals who take pride in the statement “I work for Healthways.”

Marketing/Communications Director, WL Gore & Associates
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MORE JOB LISTINGS FROM THE MIDWEST
— The Illinois College of Optometry (Chicago) seeks a multimedia designer who can develop and integrate multimedia projects into course curricula and communications programs, serve as project leader for multimedia productions that range from educational content to promotional and marketing materials, consult with faculty and staff on design/development/evaluation of multimedia projects/materials/methods/assessments, apply principles of graphic/instructional/information design to create and manipulate images/photos/animations/sound/text/video/interactive content and create organizational materials that include outlines, storyboards and scripts; applicants must have bachelor’s degree in visual communication, multimedia, film/video, interactive media, or similar field and 5+ years of experience with multimedia software on Macs. Py $45-60K/year. Apply to human_resources12@ico.edu.

— Columbia College/Chicago seeks an assistant director of online communications (Job #100251) who will serve as a liaison between departmental communicators and Web/IT/database professionals who share responsibility for maintaining and developing the college’s online communications program, including the college Web site, leading its e-marketing initiatives and other projects that involve online content management; must coordinate business-to-consumer electronic communications, provide oversight for online communications initiatives, assure consistency of messaging and information management, coordination institutional promotional and marketing aspects of the college’s Web site, work with the Web development team to administer overall navigational structure, develop and manage online content, implement and maintain promotions/banner ads/other marketing initiatives, facilitate online publications, integrate online communications into all marketing and communications initiatives, assist in developing and assuring compliance with online stands, create effective relationships with units within the college, effectively communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences, provide initial training and oversight for administrators, develop and implement measurement criteria, function as a member of the college’s marketing and communication group, oversee functionality of online giving forms and implement system upgrades and additional features to the site as needed. Bachelor’s degree a must, while proficiency in iModules technology solutions is strongly preferred; must have proficiency in html, CSS, Photoshop, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Office. Apply online at https://employment.colum.edu

— Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) seeks a director of content strategy (Job #17523) with at least 10 years marketing and communications experience, with positions of increasing responsibility, for its Kellogg Graduate School of Management who will serve as a catalyst, will harness the talents of a five-person team to craft the schools voice/tone/brand across all media, develop and execute the school’s unique content strategy, oversee and contribute to the creation of story themes and messaging strategies for a wide range of audiences that include students/prospective students/faculty/administrators/alumni/donors, develop new processes to oversee the content lifecycle and measure team results, direct the development and distribution of content, oversee all writing and editorial projects, collaborate with other group leaders and project managers to assign staff and agree on timelines, while managing project risks and securing approvals, managing and prioritizing communications requests from student/faculty/administrative stakeholders; must have superior leadership skills, be well-organized, have good interpersonal skills, have proven project-management experience, be able to multi-task and meet all deadlines, have expertise in existing and emerging communications technologies, have an understanding of content strategy (including editorial, metadata, content management, SEO and content channel distribution strategy), have superior storytelling skills and have familiarity with scaled non-profit and higher-education environments or the equivalent combination of education/training/experience. For more information, and to apply, contact hrishelp@northwestern.edu or go online to http://www.mediabistro.com/joblistings/jobview.asp?joid=120594.

— The National Center for Media Engagement (Madison, WI) seeks a senior university relations specialist/communications director who will oversee/execute/continually evaluate its branding/messaging/strategic communications planning direct content across all platforms, serve as lead write and editor for all NCME content, work with other key personnel who utilize a variety of media/methods/communication tools; must execute/evaluate/update an annual strategic communications plan, set priorities for strategic communications on weekly/monthly annual basis, develop talking points and other strategic messaging and align content across all media, actively researches/analyzes/proposes new communications approaches and platforms while directing the efforts of the NCME communications and social media manager; proficiency in Quark, InDesign, Dreamweaver and/or Contribute is a plus. Pay in the mid $50s. Send a completed UW-Extension application form, confidentiality request, applicant survey (all available from the contact below), a detailed resume, contact information for at least five professional references (including e-mail), at least here writing samples that showcase our versatility and writing skills (URLs/Web samples acceptable) while identifying which work is solely yours and what your role was in the others and a narrative of up to two pages detailing how your experience relates to the position, including job duties, qualifications, functions and desirable functions for the open position to Betsy Nelson, Broadcasting and Media Innovations, 821 University Av., Madison, WI 53706, call (608) 262-5221 or e-mail betsy.nelson@vilas.uwex.edu.

— The St. Louis (MO) Art Museum seeks a writer/editor who has experience writing for specialized audiences, knows art history/PR/marketing/project management, is a good writer/editor/researcher/organizer, can handle multiple tasks and deadlines while maintaining editorial standards; must work closely with multiple departments and vendors, exercise independent judgment and write a variety of communications, press releases, newsletters, member publications and do updating of the museum Web site; familiarity with Quark, Word, Photoshop, Chicago Manual and AP style and digital image standards preferred. Submit resume and contact information for three references online to www.slam.org.

** Openings at the University of Missouri (Columbia, MO): Higher education writer (Job #6307) for the University’s Department of Publications and Alumni Communication who will develop story ideas/write/edit/publish articles for Mizzou magazine, its affiliated Web site and other department periodicals; must know Office, AP Style, CMS publishing and have advanced reporting/writing/editing skills; subject line on e-mail should indicate “Senior Information Specialist.” Editor (Job #6251) capable of leading the internal communication program for faculty and staff who has experience in higher education internal communications and/or corporate communications and can develop/manage the internal communications plan, lead content development of the Mizzou Weekly, plan/coordinate/supervise editorial functions (including the supervision of professional and student staff), coordinate flow of material internally, work assigned beats, develop story ideas, write/edit/proofread articles for other department periodicals and Web sites and perform other duties ass assigned; e-mail should specify “Editor, Internal Communication” on the subject line. Apply online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/staff/index.php, then send 3-5 writing samples that demonstrate range and letter of application to publications@missouri.edu.

— The E.W. Scripps Co. (Cincinnati, OH) sees an experienced corporate communications manager (Job #3855) who can develop/design/execute engaging and effective internal and external communications and programs that convey the company’s vision/mission/strategic priorities, drive engagement, manage and enhance communication vehicles, leverage technology and new methods of communication to deliver targeted communications, crate presentations and speeches for senor leaders, direct design for print/electronic/Web-based materials and presentations, provide visual support, assist with media relation and crisis communications efforts, be an in-house writing resources for press releases and internal communications, display an adaptable style, update the Scripps News Online at least monthly, contribute to the content of Scripps.com, lead employee communications efforts for HR-related activities, provide PowerPoint presentations/brochures/printed collateral for internal constituents, assimilate information and convert it into clear and concise messages appropriate to the audience, interact well with those at all levels of the organization, use communications effectively to support business strategies, work with multiple business units, resolve complex issues, display a strong working knowledge of new media technologies and a familiarity with financial communications, meet deadlines, manage multiple projects at once, maintain professionalism under intense work periods, display strong project management skills, work independently or as apart of a team, and have thorough knowledge of Word and PowerPoint. Apply online at www.scripps.apply2jobs.com.

— NewsLink, Lincoln, NE seeks a public relations executive/corporate journalist who has some journalism experience, can conduct interviews with a digital recorder and can snap photos for professional publications in a deadline-oriented environment; sales and marketing experience will be considered. Work samples and resume to the News Link HR Dept., attn: Dave, 1845 S. 11th St., Lincoln, NE 68502, call (402) 475-NEWS or e-mail careers@newslink.com.

— Democracy North Carolina (Durham, NC) seeks a communications specialist who has exceptional skills, has a commitment to social justice, can serve as Webmaster, can coordinate online/social media communications and advocacy, can help plan and implement strategies for media relations and all external communications, can coordinate production of various print and online materials, has experience with traditional media relations/marketing/public affairs/PR/campaign communications/other communications professionals, knows NC politics, has experience with social justice issues, has good speaking and writing skills, has experience with Web development, knows CSS/CMS/social media, has background with online organizing and advocacy tools, is highly self-motivated, can prioritize and meet deadlines, can work in a team, can thrive in a hard-working organization dedicated to social change. Resume and contact information for three references to the Hiring Committee, 1821 Green St., Durham, NC 27705 or e-mail info@democracy-nc.org.

** The American Red Cross Blood Services Region (Peoria, IL) seeks a communications program manager with at least five years of progressively responsible PR experience, who will manage PR and communications to enhance public awareness of the need to donate blood, develop/manage/maintain strong media relationships to help achieve annual region collections goals and motivate donors to give blood. Apply online at http://bit.ly/tBsSL3.

— WBND-LP, South Bend, IN seeks a marketing/promotions coordinator with at least two years experience writing press releases, doing event promotions and other projects; must take responsibility for the station’s online and social media marketing and always communicate well. Tape/DVD and resume to the WBND-LP HR Dept., 53550 Generations Dr., South Bend, IN 46635.

— The St. Louis (MO) Art Museum seeks a writer/editor who has experience writing for specialized audiences, knows art history/PR/marketing/project management, is a good writer/editor/researcher/organizer, can handle multiple tasks and deadlines while maintaining editorial standards; must work closely with multiple departments and vendors, exercise independent judgment and write a variety of communications, press releases, newsletters, member publications and do updating of the museum Web site; familiarity with Quark, Word, Photoshop, Chicago Manual and AP style and digital image standards preferred. Submit resume and contact information for three references online to www.slam.org.

— Openings at the University of Missouri (Columbia, MO): Higher education writer (Job #6307) for the University’s Department of Publications and Alumni Communication who will develop story ideas/write/edit/publish articles for Mizzou magazine, its affiliated Web site and other department periodicals; must know Office, AP Style, CMS publishing and have advanced reporting/writing/editing skills; subject line on e-mail should indicate “Senior Information Specialist.” Editor (Job #6251) capable of leading the internal communication program for faculty and staff who has experience in higher education internal communications and/or corporate communications and can develop/manage the internal communications plan, lead content development of the Mizzou Weekly, plan/coordinate/supervise editorial functions (including the supervision of professional and student staff), coordinate flow of material internally, work assigned beats, develop story ideas, write/edit/proofread articles for other department periodicals and Web sites and perform other duties ass assigned; e-mail should specify “Editor, Internal Communication” on the subject line. Apply online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/staff/index.php, then send 3-5 writing samples that demonstrate range and letter of application to publications@missouri.edu.

— WAVE-TV, Louisville, KY seeks a marketing producer who is a good creative writer, knows non-linear editing and graphic design “after effects” and can produce marketing messages effectively in a quick and timely fashion for TV, Web, mobile and social media applications; must work well with staff. Resume to Bob Mack, DVD/online links, resume and references to Kathy Hostetler, ND, WAVE-TV, 725 S. Floyd St., Louisville, KY 40203 or e-mail bmack@wave3.com.

— WLKY-TV, Louisville, KY seeks an assistant promotions manager with at least four years experience who is full of energy, is a creative thinker, is results-oriented, can manage ad campaigns and social media projects, can recruit and manage interns, can assist in all areas of station promotions, marketing, special projects and more, and knows nonlinear editing. Work samples and resume to the WLKY-TV Creative Services Dept., 1918 Mellwood Av., Louisville, KY 40206.

— WSMH-TV, Flint, MI seeks a promotions assistant (Job #FLI01110) ho can assist with promo placement, press releases, contests, social networking, Web updates, events, editing and time coding; must be a strong communicator, be well-organized, have a dynamic personality, work well under pressure, have detail orientation, meet all deadlines, show creativity daily and have a “think out of the box” mentality; video editing and Photoshop background is a plus. Apply online at www.sbgi.net.

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