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 Creative Copywriter – Miles Partnership

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Company: Miles Partnership

Position: Creative Copywriter

Miles is looking for a Creative Copywriter to work in our Memphis, Tennessee location.

We are a travel marketing company seeking a creative copywriter with a passion for creating innovative and engaging copy for our clients. You will work closely with account managers, designers and clients to ensure your copy works for a variety of media platforms and hand-in-hand with the visual concepts generated by our design team.

The position will be responsible for writing and editing a wide range and heavy volume of materials for multiple clients. In addition, the copywriter will establish standards by which other writers and editors can craft copy that advances and supports our client’s brands.

The ideal candidate will be able to present multiple copy solutions and, in collaboration with other creative team members, bring them to the full concept without delay. The copywriter will need to be able to adapt the tone of their writing to ensure that messages are effective for a wide variety of audiences and different brands. The copywriter will be required to juggle competing priorities, demonstrate strong creative and problem-solving skills, have great attention to detail, adhere to deadlines, and work well both independently and within collaborative teams. Continue reading

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Action News 5 Hiring for City Weekend Producer

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WMC Action News 5, the #1 content brand in Memphis, is looking for a creative storyteller to help expand its rapidly-growing broadcast and digital media presence. The ideal candidate will be quick-thinking, creative and multi-talented with the ability to produce multiple pieces weekly; splitting their time between writing, producing, shooting, and editing content that engages and produces results across multiple platforms.

The City Weekend producer demands direct knowledge of all aspects of video production to independently create top-quality multiplatform content.  Energetic, a strategic thinker and highly motivated self-starter that will work with a team of producers or independently to produce a variety of creative assets for our broadcast and digital assets.  The ideal candidate will also work with the sales team to develop new revenue opportunities for our expanding broadcast and digital properties.

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Film/Video or other related field preferred.  Must provide creative reel demonstrating advanced knowledge of video production, especially Adobe Premiere and DSLR cinematography. Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/Snapchat, Brightcove, WordPress plus audience engagement and management tools for digital publishing, reporting and analytics experience is required.

On-camera experience preferred. Evenings and some weekends may be required. If qualified, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume and demo reel. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

Apply online by going to https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7761/city-weekend-producer/job?mobile=false&width=710&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

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New Memphis Institute Seeking Outreach Leader

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Organization: New Memphis

Position: Outreach Leader

New Memphis is a not-for-profit organization committed to attracting, developing, activating and retaining talent in order to forge a prosperous and vital new Memphis.

Title: Outreach Leader

Position Summary: This is a two-part role: attracting and filling New Memphis’ core programs, as well as on-going engagement of program graduates. Will be lead program ambassador as New Memphis communicates the value and impact of our programs to the community, and will spark the active engagement of the ever-growing program alumni community at New Memphis. By ensuring our alumni remain connected to one another, to New Memphis and to the city, we will deepen their attachment to our community, ultimately retaining their commitment and leadership in Memphis.

Position responsibilities include:

Program Outreach 

  • Responsible for attracting a diverse talent pool of program participants and meeting nomination and application goals
  • Lead program marketing efforts to attract potential program participants from corporate, education, public and not-for-profit sectors
  • Lead informational sessions on program content and benefits to potential participants to encourage application
  • Develop diverse pipelines of program participants by maintaining relationships to key partners, HR professionals, and other talent recruitment and retention professionals
  • Communicate the value of program participation and alumni programming broadly to the community and to local employers, in order to feed the application process and create an abundance of interest

Alumni Engagement

  • Collaborate with New Memphis team and alumni leaders to deliver events that engage the alumni community and set goals and vision for those events
  • Generate and distribute alumni surveys and leverage data to inform continuous improvement in community engagement and retention in Memphis.
  • Track impact of alumni engagement on key drivers of retention and update stakeholders as appropriate
  • Utilize current New Memphis events and relationships or create new opportunities to support individual alumni seeking nonprofit board placements, mentors, professional connections and development
  • Identify opportunities to incorporate alumni into New Memphis’ existing network and develop opportunities to connect them to one another

Communications and Relationships

  • Work with New Memphis communications team to develop alumni-specific communication and media strategy, including e-newsletters and social media
  • Maintain relationships with alumni community and communicate important news and shareable stories with New Memphis team
  • Maximize usage of alumni information in Salesforce that includes but is not limited to professional and personal updates and their participation in engagement opportunities
  • Manage relationships with partners in education such as Teach for America, Memphis Teacher Residency, and New Leaders
  • With Program Directors, plan and execute workshops that convene local school leaders around topics of priority in their roles
  • Collaborate with development team to lead alumni giving campaigns
  • Act as liaison with Alumni Boards, providing support as needed
  • Maintain other communications with alumni as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 4 years professional work experience; Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and follow up skills
  • Strong commitment to the New Memphis mission
  • Demonstrated experience in –
    • Identifying and resolving problems creatively and resourcefully
    • Managing engagement of community, alumni, or membership groups
    • Collaborating with a diverse team
    • Balancing multiple and competing priorities, and delivering excellence in a fast -paced environment
    • Taking initiative and managing work with minimal oversight
  • Proficiency in Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Windows
  • Experience with Salesforce a significant plus
  • Extended hours, including evening and weekend time

Excellent benefits include medical/dental/vision insurance; generous retirement contribution plan.  Qualified applicants should send resume and cover letter by November 17, 2017 to info@newmemphis.org. We are looking to fill this position immediately. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls, please.

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Archer Malmo Seeking Account Coordinator

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Company: Archer Malmo

Position: Account Coordinator

Archer Malmo, one of the largest independent advertising agencies in the U.S.—and recognized as one of the best places to work by Advertising Age—is powered by an exceptional group of talented and collaborative communications people. We are a team of progressive makers, thinkers and doers. The opportunity to paint a new future and to make a difference for our clients is what fuels and motivates us.

We are looking for an Account Coordinator to work with our team in the Memphis office on a national, corporate and franchise-based retail account. The ideal candidate will have 1+ years of retail marketing, advertising, social media, and customer service and/or public relations experience, along with a BA/BS in communications, marketing or a related field.

Other necessary experience and qualities include:

  • Strong relationship-building abilities, ability to become a trusted marketing resource for corporate contacts and for the franchise owner
  • Responsibility driven, naturally exhibiting a strong initiative, highly motivated in a fast-paced environment
  • Extensive project management skills, with the proven ability to manage many tasks simultaneously, collaborating with our account team and client in marketing planning, strategies and tactics
  • Experience with digital media (social, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, display advertising, email tactics) to liaison between client and our digital team
  • Experience with traditional media (TV, radio, print, outdoor, mail) to liaison between the client and our media team
  • Scrupulous attention to detail and solid communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Understanding of retail collateral and production needs
  • Understanding of partnership marketing and local store marketing techniques

We offer the opportunity to grow and partner with brilliant in-house retail specialists entrenched in every discipline of marketing. Our benefits package includes health, dental, vision, pet insurance, 401(k) and a profitability bonus. Perks include having your lunch delivered and enjoying a free massage at Archer Malmo.

Send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@archermalmo.com. No phone calls, please.

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inferno Hiring for Digital Marketing and Advertising Specialist

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Company: inferno

Position: Digital Marketing and Advertising Specialist

As the digital marketing and advertising specialist, you have the passion and knack for online advertising, search engine marketing and optimization, paid social, analytics and reporting, and all things digital. This person must have a detail oriented mind with the capability to multitask and think outside of the box.

Responsibilities:

  • Solid understanding of digital marketing and advertising overall is a must; with a focus on paid search, display advertising, social advertising, and email marketing.
  • Ability to develop digital marketing strategies for digital campaigns — e.g. determining best channels, targeting the right audience, and defining the proper campaign goals.
  • Ability to manage digital campaigns from start to finish with modest supervision — e.g. buying the required media, monitoring the campaign’s effectiveness, optimization of campaigns based on performance, and reporting during/after a digital campaign.
  • Ability to educate and guide creative teams on requirements for various media platforms for digital campaigns.
  • Ability to assist account staff in client communications concerning potential and ongoing digital campaigns.
  • Innate curiosity and aptitude (staying abreast of trends and activities in the digital marketing and clients’ business) that proactively demonstrate thought leadership and new ideas/recommendations.
  • Ability to plan and carry out responsibilities with integrity and passion plus a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work with speed and efficiency; persistency and follow-through.
  • Additional duties, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree
  • 2-3 years of experience in digital buying, digital reporting & analytics, managing digital campaigns.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong with Google AdWords, Google Analytics, social media advertising, paid search, SEO, digital marketing budgets and Banner Ads.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

What you can expect from us:

  • A fast-paced and rewarding experience, working alongside a great group of motivated professionals
  • Awesome Downtown Memphis location with paid parking
  • Variety
  • Paid vacation after your six-month probationary period
  • Paid holidays
  • An additional week of paid leave to support a cause you are passionate about through our Fuelanthropic initiative
  • Health insurance plan
  • 401(k)
  • Subsidized lunch program

To apply, click http://creativeinferno.com/about/careers/#1508278995466-7bb2b23e-fa0a

 

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WMC-TV Seeking Digital Marketing Coordinator

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Open Position – Digital Marketing Coordinator (#2017-7640)

Job Overview:

WMC-TV/Raycom Digital, is seeking a Digital Marketing Coordinator. Applicant must be detailed-oriented, creative, and able to learn new things quickly. The ideal candidate should be very organized, can work well under pressure, and understands how to prioritize and manage time wisely. Excellent communication skills are required for this position. Will work directly with the management team, account executives, advertisers, and agencies on daily continuity duties, to assure that campaigns run as directed.

Candidate should also have experience in Power Point, Word, Excel and Outlook and be proficient in data entry. Experience with digital traffic systems such as Google DFP is a plus. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast paced, creative environment.

Please apply online, and attach your cover letter and resume. Completion of a pre-employment drug test and clean driver’s record required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

To apply for this position, please visit https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7640/digital-marketing-coordinator/job?mobile=false&width=710&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

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Using Your Network to Find a Job

The majority of jobs are found through networking, not online.

Here are some networking tips to help when you’re looking for work:

  1. Create the right mindset – speak highly of your skills and abilities to your networking contacts
  2. Make sure your social media profiles are clean, meaning there are no offensive words or pictures on them.  Also, make your profiles private so that potential employers cannot see them.  Enter your name into a search engine to see if there is any surprising information about you online.
  3. Start networking with people you already know, which are family members, friends, and existing business contacts.  You can do this in person and also through LinkedIn and other social media sites.  Tell these people the exact position you’re looking for and request these people to notify you of suitable openings they may find.
  4. Talk to other connections including neighbors, professional associations, customers from past jobs, and community organizations such as churches or non-profits.  They may be able to give you referrals for jobs.
  5. There are three ways to get in touch with contacts.  The first way is by calling networking contacts and asking for their assistance; this way helps build a relationship and these people are likely to help you.  The second way is to set up an appointment to reconnect to people; preferably, you want to have this appointment in person.  The third way is to reconnect on social media or email; build a relationship using this method before asking for job-hunting help and referrals.
  6. Go to companies for which you’d like to work.  Go to your professional associations to get referrals from them.  Ask your networking contacts if they know any employees at companies you’d like to work for and if the networking contacts will refer you to those employees.
  7. Research prospective employers through the library.  Library staff are equipped to refer you to valuable information about companies, both in print and online.

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Ballet Memphis Seeks Marketing/Social Media/Event Intern (part-time)

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Ballet Memphis is seeking a part-time Marketing Intern. This staff person will work a flexible schedule, including daytime hours and occasional evening and weekend hours as needed. This person will provide support for our marketing firm in the areas of design and layout of programs, flyers, invitations, and other promotional material. This person will take a lead role in directing and executing our social media campaign with regular photography and video of our dancers, school, and community events to be posted online. Developing social media story-lines and innovative content is desired. They will also work on special projects and events as needed by the development and partnership departments, representing Ballet Memphis in the community. Special events may include fundraisers or community events at which the Ballet Memphis company or Youth Ballet Memphis perform. This intern position is considered a staff position and will participate in staff meetings and training as required.

The ideal candidate will be a fourth year undergraduate or graduate student and will work for academic credit or as a paid position. Proficiency in Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and other forms of social media, in addition to Microsoft Office and Google Mail is expected. Proficiency in Creative Cloud and photography skills are desirable.

Candidates must also possess outstanding customer service skills, as well as a pleasant, positive, and professional attitude toward their work, the staff, and Ballet Memphis patrons.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to cmccormick@balletmemphis.org. Note Marketing Intern in the subject line.

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Caissa Hiring for Digital Sales Manager

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Are you looking to be a part of a high-energy, diverse team that allows you to speak your mind and take charge of your own projects? Are you a go-getter type, who thrives on closing business, so much so that you only stop slamming sales when we tell you to? Then you might want to consider working with Caissa.

Overview:

Caissa Public Strategy is seeking an awesome, motivated Digital Marketing Sales
Manager to be responsible for finding and closing new clientele, and thus maximizing
revenue generation, as part of our online reputation and visibility service line.

The Sales Manager will work directly with the project management/implementation team and report directly to the CEO on progress. Successful candidates will have a proven track record selling complex products/services in a B2B environment, along with an understanding of the digital marketing and online reputation universe. Networking, problem-solving, and strong proposal writing skills are favored. Knowledge of and previous use of sales force is preferred.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Leverage both inbound and outbound marketing resources to reach to prospective partners/clients, nurture leads and close deals
  • Learn to sell complex online reputation and visibility services in a way that potential buyers can understand
  • Develop sales training programs and materials
  • Create and enforce sales department policies, including developing and managing a sales pipeline to achieve/exceed sales targets across different platforms
  • Monitor and track daily sales activities
  • Improve sales performance and meet sales objectives
  • Help close sales and assist with customer issues
  • Build strong client relationships and ensure client satisfaction
  • Prepare and present sales reports and revenue forecasts
  • Identify new sales opportunities, track market shifts, and competition

To apply to this job, go to https://caissaps.com/careers/

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WMC-TV5 Memphis Hiring for Digital Content Producer

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Open Position – Digital Content Producer (#2017-7211)

Job Overview:

WMC Action News 5 is looking for a digital content producer to embrace its growing digital efforts and publish content to wmactionnews5.com, the WMC mobile apps, and social media networks.

Duties include writing and publishing news and weather coverage on digital platforms including website, mobile apps, and social media outlets. Responsibilities also include creating photo galleries, editing and clipping video for online use, as well as any additional duties that are assigned. A flexible schedule is required.

Minimum requirements include outstanding writing ability, excellent communication, self-motivation, and organizational skills. Must thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and project a positive image for our station in the community. News writing, HTML, and Photoshop experience are preferred but not required. Previous experience in the use of the Frankly content management system is also preferred. The successful candidate will have strong journalism skills, including the ability to gather news from a variety of sources. Knowledge of AP Style is preferred.  Pre-employment drug screen required.

If you are interested in applying for this position, apply online and attach resume with cover letter and link to your most recent work.  No phone call please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

Apply online by going to https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7211/digital-content-producer/job

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Resume Trends for 2017

This file contains resume trends for 2017: Resume Trends

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Network Consulting Engineer with Cisco Systems

“Cisco Systems, Inc. is accepting resumes for the following position in Cordova, TN: Network Consulting Engineer (Ref.# COR2): Responsible for the support and delivery of Advanced Services to company’s major accounts.  Please mail resumes with reference number to Cisco Systems, Inc., Attn: G51G, 170 W. Tasman Drive, Mail Stop: SJC 5/1/4, San Jose, CA 95134.  No phone calls please.  Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

EOE.  www.cisco.com 

 

Source: The Commercial Appeal. (2017, June 25). Localfieds. The Commercial Appeal, 176(176), p. 5C.

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Assistant to the Dean for Community Engagement – U of M Libraries

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Assistant to the Dean for Community Engagement

This faculty position is a member of the Administrative Team of the University Libraries. The Assistant to the Dean for Community Engagement provides leadership for a number of library-wide projects and programs that are directed to the community.  The incumbent assumes key responsibilities in the areas of development, public relations, outreach, and public programming. S/he will provide leadership for planning and organizing public programs sponsored by the University Libraries. S/he will establish and maintain partnerships with campus and/or community groups and/or individuals that might provide and/or support programming opportunities.  Additionally, this person has responsibility for identifying and pursuing fundraising opportunities that are appropriate to support the programs and activities of the University Libraries. S/he will also serve as the Libraries’ grants officer and will work with appropriate individuals to develop funding proposals. As a member of the Libraries’ Faculty, this person also participates in the full range of faculty governance; the libraries’ collection development program, the libraries’ instruction program, and staffing of the RIS (Research and Information Services) Desk.

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Apply Online at https://workforum.memphis.edu/ .

 

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Cisco Systems Seeking Network Consulting Engineer

“Cisco Systems, Inc. is accepting resumes for the following position in Cordova, TN: Network Consulting Engineer (Ref.# COR2): Responsible for the support and delivery of Advanced Services to company’s major accounts.  Please mail resumes with reference number to Cisco Systems, Inc., Attn: G51G, 170 W. Tasman Drive, Mail Stop: SJC 5/1/4, San Jose, CA 95134.  No phone calls please.  Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

EOE.  www.cisco.com 

 

Source: The Commercial Appeal. (2017, June 18). Localfieds. The Commercial Appeal, 176(169), p. 5C.

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Upgrade Your LinkedIn: 6/21/17 1 PM

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Angela Copeland with Copeland Coaching is presenting the session: Upgrade Your LinkedIn. This session is designed for individuals to enhance and maximize their online presence on LinkedIn. LinkedIn may be used for networking, job seeking and researching trends and employers.

Upgrade Your LinkedIn

June 21, 2017 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, Room L50

This session is one of many workshops provided to job seekers and career changers this summer in preparation for the 2017 JobLINC Career Fair scheduled for 7/27/17 9:30-2:30 at the Pipkin Building.

For more information about Copeland Coaching visit: https://www.copelandcoaching.com/.

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