PR & SOCIAL MEDIA JOBS 5.26.12

SOUTHWEST

Marketing/Communications Specialist- Chandler Chamber of Commerce
The Chandler Chamber of Commerce has an immediate opening for a Marketing/Communications Specialist. This newly created position will be responsible for performing a wide variety of marketing and communication functions in order to promote the Chamber’s programs and membership. Writing press releases, blogs and other promotional materials; all media relations; representing the Chamber at outside networking events and trade shows; and assisting in developing and implementing brand identification for the Chamber are the primary activities of this position.

Minimum requirements are a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism or a related field and at least three year’s marketing/communication, graphic design and news/social media experience/internships.

Qualified candidates should submit an application online at www.chandlerchamber.com, a cover letter (including salary requirements), resume, example of work and at least 3 professional references to terri@chandlerchamber.com. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), short and long term disability, paid holidays and vacation. DEADLINE IS MAY 31, 2012 at 4pm.

DETAILS and APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS at http://tiny.cc/7ggxew

Randstad- Communications Specialist
Salary: $ 16.00 – $ 19.00 per hour
The salary displayed is only an estimate; salary offers depend on an applicant’s qualifications, skills, education and job experience, among other things.

Job category: arts, entertainment & media
Location: Phoenix, AZ 85027
Job type: temporary
Hours: 33 – 40+ hours
Education: bachelors degree job reference S_115604

Description
This position will assist the Publications Editor and senior management in the execution of Communications Strategy by performing duties including but not limited to:
-Researching, writing, proofreading and editing deliverables for distribution in various multi-media formats (print brochures, special reports, PowerPoint,
service-specific promotion ads and institutional ads, etc.)
-Graphic design of a wide range of deliverables including brochures, publications, special reports, ads, etc.
-Creating charts, graphs and other visuals to be used in various collateral pieces
-Maintaining, updating and enhancing website design/functionality

Working hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Education/Training
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, marketing/communications or journalism or equivalent work experience required

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Superior proficiency with graphic design software; excellent layout and typography skills required
-Experience with web design and maintenance
-Resourcefulness in solving problems
-Keen attention to detail and strong organizational skills
-Excellent people skills and ability to work successfully with a wide range of people as well as independently or within a group effort
-Trustworthy, honest, analytical and self-starter
-Law enforcement/criminal justice experience a plus

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you’re looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad.

phone number: 602-200-3910
email: marissa.ogden@randstadusa.com

Communications Manager
Location: AZ-Phoenix

Honeywell Aerospace is a $10B SBG (Strategic Business Group) with 40,000 employees in over 125 domestic and international locations. We are a leading global aviation supplier designing, manufacturing, and distributing advanced electronic systems, products, and services to commercial, defense and space industries.

Communications Leaders support internal client groups with strategic communications planning and execution in support of Aero-wide, business unit/functional and/or regional business objectives. Accountabilities include defining, executing and coordinating effective employee engagement programs through integrated communications planning, content development and use of multiple channels to facilitate two-way communications flows. These channels may include, but are not limited to, special events, executive messages, town hall meetings, recorded broadcasts, the intranet and collaborative online tools.

The Communications Leaders serve as members of multi-disciplinary communications teams for assigned client groups, acting as the principal client interface in some cases. The Communications Leaders will collaborate with other areas of the Aero Communications team including External Communications, Marketing Communications, and Community Relations. This E&T Communications Leader position reports to the Learning Leader for Aerospace’s Engineering and Technology organization, and will interact regularly with other Communications Leaders supporting Aero-wide and regional communications.

Job Scope:
* Develop and implement communications plans that meet E&T objectives and priorities.
* Represent E&T’s needs and interests within larger regional and Aerospace communications strategies.
* Develop content and manage delivery in support of engaging E&T’s client groups in regional and Aerospace business priorities, including development of annual E&T communications strategy.
* Create global communications network and working group to lead and drive E&T communications activities in all regions.
* Coordinate internal communications programs for executive E&T staff.
* Proactively seek out new ideas and facilitate collaboration between E&T and other Aerospace organizations to support integrated communications plans.
* Enforce and steward brand management standards.
* Enforce corporate communications policies and obtain necessary approvals for communications activities.
* Collaborate with Communications team on projects and other opportunities to improve Communications’ support of the business.
* Coordinate and facilitate vendor relationships and project teams as appropriate.
* Identify and incorporate new communications channels (i.e. social media and other.)
* Supervise E&T Communications Specialist.
* Support Learning and Training-related E&T communications needs as appropriate.
Basic Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s Degree in Communications/Journalism or related degree required
* 8 years experience in communications required

Additional Qualifications:
* Master’s degree preferred
* Previous experience in large complex organizations
* Self-starter with strong writing and verbal communications skills
* Five years, preferably seven years, of relevant corporate communications experience and ability to get results and manage multiple projects is desired
* Strong business acumen and the ability to strategically interface with and influence key stakeholders, particularly at the executive level
* Ability to translate technical information into coherent communications and to work with technical audiences effectively
* Ability to work across borders and develop relationships at the highest level of the organization while also connecting with the appropriate experts across the business
* Outstanding communications skills, including effective writing skills for intranet, executive messaging, and presentations
* Ability to drive the right outcomes and behaviors to accelerate results quickly and creatively. Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to build teamwork and trust

There is no relocation assistance offered with this position.

At Honeywell, our top priority is having great people who can live up to the demanding expectations of our customers and markets. To help you live up to those expectations, we emphasize continuous learning and development, giving you the chance to develop your career.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Honeywell is committed to a diverse workforce.

Apply here:
http://tiny.cc/iiixew

Marketing Communications Specialist, American Traffic Solutions
Phoenix

The Marketing Communications Specialist will provide professional marketing support to our Business Development Managers, interface with sales and communications departments and company senior leaders. This position is ideal for an individual with a proactive nature, ability to solve problems, an eye for detail, strong written and verbal communications skills with creative, versatile writing abilities who enjoys working both independently and as a key player on a busy, productive team. This writer produces stylish, benefit-oriented copy in print and online. It is important that the Marketing Communications Specialist be smart, trustworthy, analytical, a visual thinker, self starter and able to understand a complex problem and boil it down to a simple, relevant, concise deliverable that is suited for its intended audience.

As part of the Marketing team, the Marketing Communications Specialist writes and edits a full range of marketing materials on technology and industry topics, including sales proposals, product literature, web content, conference and trade show materials, emails, customer success stories, and white papers. Approximately 20% of this role will be dedicated to the creation and maintenance of presentation materials using PowerPoint and about 50% of the role will be dedicated to the collaboration and development of proposals and marketing collateral used to promote the company’s services to clients and prospects. This position requires an individual with excellent written communication and organizational skills to coordinate the development and production of new business RFPs/RFIs/RFQs/proposals. Responsibilities of this position include responding to multiple proposal requests, coordinating and monitoring internal resources, and presentation production (including synthesis of both writing and graphics elements), production and complete documentation of the proposal process

Key Responsibilities:
·Responsibilities will span all lines of our business
·Create, maintain and distribute presentation materials for business development and other marketing opportunities
·Maintaining the customer relationship management (CRM) database (salesforce.com)
·Prepare, produce and write proposal responses to RFPs
·Synthesize data and concepts into clear, understandable and useable written and electronic information that can be distributed to customers, prospects
·Effectively prioritize, plan and manage time to meet project deadlines
·Produce copy and contribute to design process for print marketing materials
·Bring new design and marketing ideas to the table
·Translate ideas and copy into visuals that drive response
·Works with overall marketing team to understand key positioning and priorities
·Develop sales tools and collateral including product catalogs and brochures
·Work with communications department and customers in writing success stories and case studies
·Work with subject matter experts to write and edit interesting copy
·Interface with the appropriate third-parties in creation of marketing materials
·Write white papers describing key technical capabilities
·Manage and maintain brand and corporate identity

APPLY HERE:http://tiny.cc/kvixew

NORTHEAST

Buffalo State College seeks candidates for a full-time Assistant to the President for Communications. Excellent professional environment and fringe benefits. Competitive salary. The Assistant to the President for Communications is responsible for writing, developing,researching, producing, editing, and managing all major communication for the Office of the President. Will be responsible for the creation and implementation of the full communication plan for the President and oversee the communication and protocol standards for the Office of the President. Must be able to effectively and positively convey the college’s strengths, and the President’s vision and point of view, to a variety of external and internal audiences, including faculty and staff, students, alumni, donors, legislators, business and community leaders, college volunteers/board members, and the general public. This position reports to the Chief of Staff.

More Info at http://tiny.cc/mngxew

Account Executive, Full Picture
New York City

Responsibilities and Expectations:

Press Relations
•Excellent short-lead fashion editor contacts (weekly magazines, national daily papers)
•Ability to pitch and coordinate national and regional broadcast segments and in-studio
style segments
•Strong relationships with beauty bloggers
•Experience in writing and pitching beauty credits and trend stories
•Strong beauty expert relationships

Skills/Characteristics
•Help organize, and execute PR strategies
•Effective organizational and project management skills
•Proven ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines
•Plan and lead brainstorms with staff
•Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills
•Ability to write creative, and effective press releases and media alerts
•An enthusiastic team leader
•Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and media
•Structured communication with clients and staff
•Create and implement proactive and targeted media campaigns

Full Picture Public Relations, Management Production and Digital Media is an award-winning team of highly creative individuals who bring your ideas into focus in the global market place. We live and work at the crossroads of fashion, design, television and technology, and are able to forecast trends and identify key moments that help our clients capture the public’s interest. The objective of this unique and multifaceted approach is to build significantly client profiles, increase media presence into new ventures and deliver stand out results. www.fullpicture.com

Application instructions: http://tiny.cc/k5gxew

Communications Coordinator, Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau
Stroudsburg, PA

The Communications Coordinator at the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) supports the public relations and communications areas of the Bureau’s needs in maintaining positive media coverage for the Pocono Mountains as a must-see destination. The Coordinator helps execute a pro-active public relations program that complements the PMVB’s marketing goals and strongly positions our brand. In addition, the Coordinator will assist in providing synergy between the leisure and sales side, i.e. meetings, reunions, events. The Coordinator is responsible for tracking and reporting all media outreach, requests and results, managing media databases and coordinating press and promotional materials. Critical to this role is building and sustaining excellent relationships with tourism industry partners, as well as regional media partners.

More info here: http://tiny.cc/tahxew

To apply, please forward resume and cover letter to nicole@poconos.org. No phone calls please.

EAST COAST

Communications Manager, Silver Spring MD
The American Herbal Products Association http://www.ahpa.org, the national trade association for and voice of the herbal products industry, seeks a self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative and efficient full-time employee with a minimum of three years of print publication and online experience for the management, creation and distribution of AHPA communications and marketing efforts.
The position is responsible for daily news searches and article and email generation, editing, and production, and assisting with media relations and marketing projects. A portfolio that includes published news, features articles and press releases is imperative, as is demonstrated editing abilities (AP Style), as well as a mastery of print and online production processes. Marketing/promotion experience is a plus.
The position is also responsible for maintaining and updating AHPA’s websites and its growing social media activities. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite; HTML, including basic code writing; CMS, preferably DotNetNuke; Dreamweaver; Adobe Acrobat; and database management is required. Website design and SEO skills helpful.

The communications manager will work out of AHPA’s Silver Spring, Md., office. The position reports to and assists the director of communications with both logistical and strategic initiatives.
This position offers great opportunities professional growth, a competitive salary and very good benefits package. You must be comfortable working in a small office that operates at a fast pace and produces a large volume of high-quality work.

To be considered for this position, respond with a cover letter, resume, samples (links to online portfolios OK), and references to jobs@ahpa.org. No phone calls or visits, please.
Email: flampe@ahpa.org
Web site: http://www.ahpa.org/
Phone: 301-588-1171, ext 104

The News Journal Media Group, a Gannett Company, has an immediate opening for a full-time Marketing Specialist in the Marketing department.
This position will assist with marketing projects that include events, creative campaigns, marketing strategies and community partnerships. In some cases, the incumbent will coordinate and manage projects or events independently from start to finish. The individual will take the lead on creative marketing solutions including e-mail marketing, social media marketing, reader contests and sponsorship fulfillment. Client services include working with non-profit organizations and community partners to ensure each contract is fulfilled with accuracy. This position is required to build relationships with the community through networking at events and communicating effectively with existing contacts. The Marketing Specialist is expected to work closely with the Marketing Manager to develop new partnerships, events and revenue opportunities. Also, the incumbent will provide B2B support to the sales team which includes developing sales collateral, providing assistance with presentations and reader panel studies. Other duties include managing TNJMG.com and DelawareAutoShow.com website updates. This position will also execute print and digital ad designs as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
·The candidate will possess a four-year college degree with an emphasis on Marketing, Advertising, Communications or related field.
·The preferred candidate will have a marketing background that includes creative marketing strategies, planning and project management skills. The candidate will have experience with and solid knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Design Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator and In Design.
·Must possess a strong eye for design and the ability to provide strict attention to detail. In addition, the ideal candidate possesses the ability to handle multiple projects at once and to manage a heavy workload with grace.
·Candidates who have experience in event planning and possess good presentation skills are preferred. Also candidates with good social media communications and e-mail marketing background are encouraged to apply.
·We seek individuals who have a history of being a self-starter and fast-learner. Good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work effectively under deadline pressure is a requirement. A professional and polite manner with clients is essential.

Apply here: http://tiny.cc/sqjxew

THE MIDWEST
Social Media Specialist, The Joint Commission
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
This position requires a seasoned social media expert to lead The Joint Commission enterprise in its efforts to positively position the enterprise and its brand in the social media arena. Will develop a strategic social media plan for the enterprise; work closely with its affiliates on establishing social media tactics that support and are congruent with the enterprise plan; coordinate efforts of the enterprise social media council; and identify and develop measurement tools to monitor the effectiveness of the social media activities.

Specifically, this position will ensure The Joint Commission’s social media presence in the following sites:
Facebook, Google +, Twitter, You Tube, LinkedIn.

Excellent benefits include: 3 weeks vacation, generous holiday and personal day schedule, flextime, 401K with company match, company paid retirement plan.

Visit our website for more information and to apply.
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Helping Health Care Organizations Help Patients

Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) seeks a media relations specialist for assigned health-related areas who can write/pitch MSU health/medicine/research news, write research-based press releases and articles, cultivate and maintain relationships with media at all levels, create media plans, work with internal MWU personnel on media relations issues, knows AP style and Web design and can desktop publish; should have a bachelor’s degree and progressively more responsible work in public and media relations. For a complete description of the job and qualifications and to apply online go to jobs.msu.edu; questions can be taken over the phone by Pam Jahnke, at (517) 355-2281.

Openings at NewsLink, Lincoln, NE: 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.

THE SOUTHEAST
Kellen Communications www.kellencommuniations.com is seeking an experienced writer/public relations pro with 3-5 years’ experience. We are looking for an all-round superstar with great writing skills to join our fast growing team of communications professionals.

This position will primarily serve an association client that produces six print magazines a year, so experience in article writing/editing and the ability to write great copy under tense deadline pressure is key. Developing articles for these magazines comprises about 50% of the position. The other 50% is management of an annual rewards program, meeting and tradeshow support, plus traditional public relations/marketing communications activities including strategy, media relations, client relations and reporting, particularly with volunteer committees, and websites.

INFO & APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
http://www.kellencompany.com

OTHER JOB LISTING RESOURCES

Hoojobs
There are hundreds of jobs across the U.S. ranging from social media- communications specialists to account executives and management positions. https://hoojobs.com/#

Mashable
Dozens of social media positions are listed here.
http://jobs.mashable.com/a/all-jobs/list

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