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Bridges Seeking Development Officer

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Company: BRIDGES

Position: Development Officer

The primary responsibility of the Development Officer is to raise funds from individuals who contribute under $1,000 annually, manage direct mail campaigns and online giving. The position will also be responsible for researching and identifying sources of new support from individuals. The Development Officer will work with the development team to plan, organize and implement activities related to annual fundraising and to expand recurring donor support of BRIDGES as an ongoing priority. This position is full-time, regular; overtime-exempt. Please click here for full job description.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to careers@bridgesusa.org with “Development Officer” in the subject line. No 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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City of Memphis Job Opportunities

Apply online by going to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/memphistn

Job Title: Assistant Community Center Director

  • Job Type: Civil Service 
  • Salary: $31,848.18 – $47,444.80 annually
  • Closing date: 10/23/2017
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00560

Works under the general supervision of the Community Center Director in the Recreation area of the Parks and Neighborhoods Division.  Provides daily supervision to staff which includes custodians, recreation leaders, etc. Assists in planning recreational programs. Leads recreational activities at a community center.  Enforces center’s rules and regulations, and assists in cleanliness and emergency sheltering events. Works with neighborhood associations, local businesses, and the general public to determine recreation interests and needs for all ages. Teaches classes in specialized recreational activities.  Supervises the issuance and maintenance of recreation supplies and equipment. Maintains daily activity reports and records.  Transports participants to different sites throughout the City to participate in various recreational activities.  Inspects and maintains facility equipment and repairs very minor issues as needed.

Job Title: Community Center Director

  • Job Type: Civil Service 
  • Salary: $42,966.56 – $65,312.00 annually
  • Closing date: 10/23/2017
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00554

Works under the direction of a Manager of Recreation Programs in the Park Services Division. Responsible for day-to-day operations of a community center including supervising staff, and developing, planning, organizing, and executing recreational/educational programs that meet the needs of the community.  Deals frequently with neighborhood associations, local businesses, and the general public to determine recreation interests and needs of all ages.  Provides training, work direction, assignment of duties, evaluation of work performance, and discipline for assigned personnel; monitors daily expenditures and submits budget proposals to supervisor.  Maintains daily attendance records and completes payroll documents for assigned employees.  Maintains daily activity reports.  Establishes and maintains a cooperative working relationship with public, volunteers,  and various civic groups.  Transports participants to different sites throughout the City to participate in various recreational activities.  Inspects and maintains facility equipment and repairs very minor issues as needed.

Job Title: Engagement & Brand Coordinator

  • Job Type: Civil Service
  • Salary: $47,910.20 – $73,299.20 annually
  • Closing date: 10/23/2017
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00585

Works under the direction of the Talent Management Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer in strategically developing, coordinating, and implementing key brand and engagement initiatives for the Human Resources (HR) Division. Particularly programs, communications, and events that enhance and drive the values-driven culture for the City of Memphis. Key areas of ownership include website design, advertising campaigns, email marketing, content development, social media platforms and other communication outlets.  Supports the divisions management staff to ensure that engagement and communication projects are completed efficiently and effectively.  Coordinates the development of communication plans for signature events as well as supporting advertising and marketing materials (print and digital). Coordinates and serves as liaison by promoting uniformity and consistency in HR objectives and brand communication with the internal marketing and communication team.  Coordinates and manages content information is shared among HR service centers, divisions and external customers.  Collaborates with managers across services centers to ensure communication and program design is consistent with HR’s brand.  Creates and maintains a HR-wide communication calendar to ensure projects and programs are executed in a timely manner. Provides communication support to service centers to ensure all communication is consistent.  Coordinates the creation and dissemination of all printed material such as brochures, press releases, newsletter, and external and internal communication.   Creates a comprehensive and sustainable employee engagement strategy for communication and branding purposes.  Leverages events to create and sustain dialogue around engagement.  Promotes positive image among employees to increase engagement in supporting HR functions and activities.  Drives stronger engagement and opens lines of communication with current and potential employees through managing the communications of our meetings.  Assists in launch HR programs and initiatives.  Drafts and implements HR-related messages ranging from employee surveys to rewards programs.  Maintains and updates the division’s website, social media channels and communication outlets.  Monitors social networking sites including Facebook, LinkedIn, Indeed, and other social media outlets to ensure content information is updated. Tracks social media content with the goal of connecting and engaging with the current and potential City of Memphis employees.  Identifies appropriate social media channels that best serve the division’s business needs and objectives by tailoring posting and other HR related information.  Collaborates with cross-functional service centers in developing recruitment plans to leverage social media space and efforts with other support staff to ensure job posting content is updated. Tracks performance of various social media initiatives and develops changes to improve results.  Researches and prepares reports using various software applications. Responds to all questions/inquiries concerning the status of special projects.

Job Title: Pollution Control Aide

  • Job Type: Civil Service 
  • Salary: $26,959.14 – $37,266.32 annually
  • Closing date: 10/23/2017
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00557

Works under supervision of the assigned supervisor in the Public Works Division.  Assists in conducting inspections of drainage systems or sewer lines and connected appurtenances, such as grease traps, clean-outs and siphons to determine repair needs throughout the City including streets, alleys, woods, and flood plain areas.  Loads and unloads necessary equipment from truck. Removes manhole covers and inlet grates. Climbs into manholes and catch basins to place and retrieve equipment.  Assists with the setup and disassembly of various equipment including positioning cameras in drains or sewer lines, samplers, flow meters, and smoke machines in areas.  Dispenses appropriate chemicals per instructions from the Pollution Control Inspector   if assigned to Environmental Inspections.  Helps with the inspection of equipment to detect  malfunctions and to perform routine maintenance services and tests.  Adjusts and makes minor repairs to electronic and other inspection related equipment.  Informs residents of work being performed in the area.   Inspects channel lined and unimproved ditches as part of annual inspection operations if assigned.  Drives vehicles to work site including camera vans, wash trucks (over 1000 gallons) or pickup trucks.  May ride in small boat to perform inspections during flood seasons if assigned.

Job Title: Semiskilled Crewperson

  • Job Type: Civil Service 
  • Salary: $26,692.12 annually
  • Closing date: 10/23/2017 
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00555

Works under the supervision of an assigned foreman or supervisor.  Performs semi-skilled manual work assisting various crews involved in maintaining and repairing areas within the City such as storm drain systems and sanitary sewer lines, city streets, roadside ditches, right-of-ways, buildings and facilities.  May perform functions such as unclogging and maintaining the City’s sanitary sewer lines and drain system by operating sewer cleaning equipment such as power rodder, high velocity water jet, and sewer flusher to remove roots, debris, and other refuse from clogged sewer lines, removing obstruction may involve handling industrial size water hose and flexible cable with various attachments.  Dispenses chemical solutions according to foreman/supervisor instructions, cleans tools, attachments, and equipment using appropriate cleaning solvents when assigned.  Assists with engaging and disengaging equipment attachments.  May lift, climb into, and clean manholes and drainage facilities such as inlets and culvets, using rake, shovel and wheelbarrow.   Cuts and clears brush, weeds, and debris from work area.   Loads and unload materials, tools and equipment from trucks.  May mix concrete and utilize an air hammer to dig and remove asphalt and concrete.

Job Title: Total Rewards Officer

  • Job Type: Appointed 
  • Salary: $98,859.03 – $123,573.79 annually
  • Closing date: 10/23/2017  
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00593

Works under the general direction of the Chief Human Resources Officer to provide strategic and operational leadership in the design, development, implementation, administration, and communication of the City of Memphis (COM) Total Rewards (TR) programs including health, welfare, wellness, retirement, base pay, incentives, and other rewards.   Supports the City of Memphis strategic objectives and operational excellence.  Ensures compliance with all applicable laws including city, state and federal employment and selection regulations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Overton Park Conservancy Hiring for Director of Development

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Company: Overton Park Conservancy

Position: Director of Development

Position
The Conservancy seeks a proven leader to build a strong development team in support of a successful, growing, and future-focused organization. Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director (ED), the Development Director (Director) will spearhead development efforts as the Conservancy prepares for the next chapter in the park’s history.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of fundraising success and constructive leadership. The proven ability to set a vision, develop and execute strategies, hold the team accountable, and meet aggressive goals and deadlines are characteristics for success in this position.

Responsibilities

      Strategic Direction

  • As part of the organization’s executive leadership team, assists in the development and execution of long-range planning for the continuing growth of the Conservancy within the context of an evolving city
  • Sets goals, then develops and executes strategies to grow and sustain a base of donors and partners; identifies opportunities to weave fundraising strategies into all aspects of the Conservancy’s work
  • Develops best practices, policies, and procedures for donor and prospect cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
  • Identifies, cultivates, and solicits philanthropic support from individuals, foundations, and corporations

      Development Leadership

  • Develops and maintains ongoing relationships with major donors, partners, and collaborators
  • Develops and tracks proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising
  • Grows operational funding with key responsibilities for both Membership and Annual Giving; identifies and cultivates new donor groups
  • Increases special event revenue through sponsorships, in-kind contributions, and increased participation, i.e. ticket sales and registrations
  • Assures the accuracy of all donor records; is proficient with donor software
  • Oversees production of acknowledgement letters/receipting and benefit fulfillment
  • Prepares and delivers presentations and proposals as needed
  • Works in partnership with Conservancy staff to ensure development cultivation is a priority in the Conservancy’s messaging and activities
  • Facilitates board development activities by identifying board roles in fundraising, coordinating board development activities and assisting with training board members

      Team Leadership

  • Recruits, trains, and leads development staff members to support fundraising and earned revenue efforts
  • Motivates, inspires, and develops department staff members and other members of the Conservancy staff to perform up to their capacity, grow professionally, and set and achieve objectives; consistently models a constructive culture       

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, leadership, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated comprehensive management skills, including but not limited to short and long-term planning, evaluation, directing and motivating staff, verbal and written communication skills, and nonprofit governance
  • Proven ability to manage relationships, meet goals, and articulate marketing message
  • Demonstrated experience and confidence in asking people to contribute time and money
  • Demonstrated success in writing successful grant proposals
  • The amount of knowledge required would typically be acquired in a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years fundraising experience in a professional position
  • Master’s degree and certification in fundraising (CFRE) preferred
  • Knowledge of Salesforce donor management software is recommended

Personal Characteristics

  • Commitment to a vision that celebrates the diversity of Overton Park’s stakeholders
  • Collaborative spirit who works well with team members, volunteers, and park stakeholders of different races, backgrounds, experiences, and education levels
  • Relentlessly positive high-performer who embraces challenges to set and achieve ambitious goals
  • Innovative leader who elicits confidence and builds rapport; manages stress in a fast-paced, changing organization

This is a full-time position requiring no less than 40 hours per week. Work is both in an indoor environment and in an outdoor park setting. Frequent weekend and evening work may be required. Work requires some physical exertion such as walking, standing, lifting, carrying, or similar activities.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Overton Park Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and recruits applicants without regard to age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status.

How to Apply:

No phone calls please. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
hr@overtonpark.org

– or –
Human Resources, Overton Park Conservancy, 1914 Poplar Avenue, Suite 202, Memphis, TN 38104

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speak Hiring for SEO/PPC Strategist

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Company: speak

Position: SEO/PPC Strategist

We are seeking a passionate search engine optimization and pay-per-click strategist for our digital agency. The position will work with our digital marketing team on local and national accounts, managing daily SEO tasks including technical, on-page, a/b testing, pay per click and conversion activities.

This position is ideal for a candidate looking to grow their knowledge of SEO while working in an agency environment with a team. Candidates should have working knowledge of Google and it’s components including Search Console, AdWords, Tag Manager, etc. as well as knowledge of Bing and Yahoo search engines and their components.

You’ll need:

  • A working knowledge of Google and its components, including Search Console, Webmaster Tools, TagManager, etc.

  • An ability to monitor campaigns, diagnose account and create strategies around improvement or continued growth

  • Ability to develop, optimize and scale PPC campaigns on AdWords and Bing

  • A personality fit for a team environment.

  • The knowhow to execute search engine optimization (SEO) projects

  • Knowledge on how to conduct research to identify opportunities and areas needing improvement

  • Capability to report on the performance of marketing campaigns and ability to draw actionable conclusions from Google Analytics data

 Things we’re looking for:

  • A passion for digital marketing that is conveyed through your ability to create movement for our clients online

  • A personality that fits with our team; we are interested in someone who is intelligent, works hard, values teammates and makes our team better.

  • Someone who understands our core services as a digital agency and has a marketing mindset to help our clients create movement for their digital presence.

  • A personality that is self-motivated; you’ll be asked to work through multiple priorities. We expect you to be able to put together a plan and execute it.

  • Someone who seeks out information and is teachable. The nature of our business lends itself to frequent changes in and progressions of technology. This means we’re looking for someone who loves to learn.

 To apply,click here.


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Vanick Digital Seeking Account Manager

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Company: Vanick Digital

Position: Account Manager- TOTUS

Vanick is looking to hire an Account Manager to work on their cloud based marketing solution, TOTUS. This position is best filled by someone with marketing knowledge and the desire to learn about technology. The daily requirements will be working with an assigned group of accounts by answering questions, creating solutions to problems using the software, and educating the accounts about what the software can do. Because the software is very configurable, the ideal candidate will have the ability to learn new software quickly and will be an analytical thinker.

Requirements:

  • 2 years of account management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business etc preferred, but not required
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft products including Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Detail Oriented.
  • Interest in Marketing and Technology a must
  • Strong listening and questioning skills.
  • Proven Account Management skills required in order to create, maintain and enhance customer relationships
  • Ability to lead a project using own initiative and working as part of a team.
  • Ability to create and maintain accurate / accessible and organized documentation.
  • Ability to effectively manage customer & staff relationships, promptly respond to queries, ensure promises are kept and manage expectations.
  • Must be able to quickly understand the client, their products and their industry.
  • Ensures that client issues are dealt with in an efficient manner, escalating issues to management when appropriate.
  • Maintain service level with clients that exceed their expectations.
  • Communicates the client’s goals and represent the client’s interests to the team
  • Provides regular two-way communication between the client and team, to provide strong team representation and set proper client expectations.

To apply, click here.

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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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Toy Specialist Road Sales Representative

This role requires you to spend 50% of your time in our Memphis Trade Sales office and 50% of your time on the road meeting with Specialty Toy Store owners.

About the Job

Do you want to be responsible for growing sales by finding new Specialty Toy Stores to stock our line of products?

Are you excited by finding and talking to Specialty Toy Store owners and learning how Games Workshop can help them make more money? Do you have the skills required to close a sale over the phone and in person?

Is listening, learning and understanding each person’s individual circumstance important to you?

You will be responsible for managing your own time ensuring you open accounts according to our agreed strategy. You will be responsible for making sure every new business you open is prepared for continued long term success selling Games Workshop products.

We know that dividing your time effectively between the office and being on the road is the real challenge in this job. Success in this job relies on knowing when to close a sale via phone and when being face-to-face with a client will help you to turn a ‘no’ into a ‘yes’. Doing this consistently is tough, and only those people who enjoy this kind of challenge will be successful.

Working at Games Workshop

At Games Workshop we are looking for people who will do their best to understand the needs of the company and to put those needs first when they are at work. Because of this we believe that what you are like, hence the attitude you show at work and the way you choose to behave is even more important that your skills or experience.

Other Essential Information

Benefits: Games Workshop offers a competitive benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid Vacation and employee stock options.

Closing date: Applications must be received by midnight CST on Sunday 13th August 2017.

How to Apply

If you wish to apply you must send us a letter telling us why you want this job. We select candidates for interview on the content of their letters. This is a great opportunity for you to let us know that you understand what we are looking for.

Please also include an up-to-date resume.

To apply, please email your letter and resume to laura.biddulph@gwplc.com with reference NBDRR

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Today Copeland Coaching Will Present “Building Your Personal Brand” at Central Library

“BUILDING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND”

PRESENTED BY ANGELA COPELAND OF COPELAND COACHING

 

BENJAMIN L. HOOKS CENTRAL LIBRARY

3030 POPLAR AVENUE

ROOM L-56

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

 

This presentation will help job seekers market their skills, abilities, and knowledge based on expert advice by Angela Copeland.

Angela Copeland has coached job seekers for over 10 years, and is the founder of her coaching practice, Copeland Coaching. She is the host of the Copeland Coaching Podcast, author of syndicated newspaper column Career Corner, and author of career book Breaking The Rules & Getting The Job.

Angela is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council, and is a frequent guest speaker for community organizations. She recently shared her own career journey in a TEDx Talk titled, “How I broke the rules & found my perfect job.” Angela has also been quoted as an industry expert in a number of national publications, including The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, Glassdoor.com, Forbes, Business Insider, Monster.com, Fast Company, and The Huffington Post.

Angela has received recognition for her work, including 10 Resume Writers We Love by Recruiter.com, Top Career Website by Career Igniter, Best Career Blog by Credit Donkey, and Top 25 Resume Builder and Top 25 Inspirational Career Advice Bloggers by PersonalIncome.org.

 

Source: Copeland Coaching. (2017). About Angela. In About. Retrieved from https://www.copelandcoaching.com/about-angela-copeland/

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Marketing Specialist Position

“Marketing Specialist, Research market conditions to determine potential sales of products.  Gather information on competitors, prices, sales, and methods of marketing and distribution.  Analyze buying trends, prices, and product demand.  BBA required. Mail resumes to: Suleman Sohani, Team Auto Investment Group LLC, 2444 Covington Pike, Memphis, TN 38128”

 

Source: The Commercial Appeal. (2017, May 28). Localfieds. The Commercial Appeal, 176(148), p. 5C.

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The Need to Acquire Job Skills and Where to Get Them

In today’s job market where the job landscape is changing, it will be helpful for people to acquire new skills.

It will help job-seekers to reach out to employers and, as Terry Brock states, “Find those skills that employers need and learn those skills” (Brock, 2017).

While readers have often heard that advice many times, there frequently seems to be a knowledge gap in where to find new skills.  However, the good news is, in the digital age in which we live, there are a variety of websites, some free and some fee-based, where people can acquire new skills.

A scenario would be that a job-seeker has done some informational interviewing with an employer, and the employer has told the job-seeker the skills that are needed to work in the company.  Based on that conversation, job-seekers can look through the websites below to acquire new skills or refresh old skills.  Even if you have not done informational interviewing but you know the type of skills your industry needs, the Web sites below can help you acquire those skills.  You can then list the classes you have successfully completed on your resume to show to employers, or network with employers and tell them you have completed industry-specific courses.

Lynda.com

Lynda can be accessed for free through the Memphis Public Library by using your library card.  There are over 3,400 courses covering many topics at the beginner, intermediate, or advanced level.  Topics include, but are not limited to, Business, Design, Developer, Information Technology, Marketing, Web, Photography, and Video.  At the end of some courses you can print a certificate.  There are also exercise files to practice your learning.

GCFLearnFree.org

Subjects range from Microsoft Office and Email to Reading, Math, Workplace Skills, and more.  There are over 180 topics, over 2,000 lessons, more than 800 videos, and more than 55 interactives and games.  All of this learning is free.  Learners can complete entire courses or view tutorials.  Classes are accredited and the program is accredited by the International Association of Continuing Education and Training.  Users can earn an Achievement of Completion certificate after viewing every page of a self-paced tutorial.  Then, the user can download and print that certificate.  The Achievement of Completion certificate is different than the Certificate of Completion learners would receive from the Online Class Program, which is accredited by the International Association of Continuing Education and Training.

Alison.com 

Alison offers a variety of free online diploma course, Business and Enterprise Skills, Digital Literacy and IT skills, Personal Development and Soft Skills, Languages, Schools Curriculum, Health and Safety and Compliance, Health Literacy, Financial and Economic Literacy, and others.  There are free study groups available; however, there are optional fees for add-ons such as certifications and ad-free services.  You can download the learner record for free and show it to employers and keep it for yourself.  Though you may have to pay a fee for the diploma certificate, achieving this certificate will show your interest and skills in the subject to employers.

Udemy.com

Udemy is an online platform where users pay a fee to take online courses to gain skills.  There are over 45,000 courses taught by experts.  Content areas are Development (Web, Software, E-Commerce, etc.), Business, IT & Software, Office Productivity, Personal Development, Design, Marketing, Lifestyle, Photography, Health & Fitness, Teacher Training, Music, Academics, Language, and Test Prep.

Coursera.org

Coursera is an online platform where users can pay a fee to take courses to gain technology skills that can aid them in their job search.  Coursera partners with well-known and respected universities in the U.S.  At the end of each course the learner receives a certificate that s/he can share with employers.  Courses are in the areas of Arts & Humanities, Business, Computer Science, Data Science, Life Sciences, Math & Logic, Personal Development, Physical Science & Engineering, Social Sciences, Language Learning.

Tutsplus.com

Tutsplus is a Web site where learners can take courses on Design & Illustration, Coding, Web Design, Photo & Video, Business, Music & Audio, 3D & Motion Graphics.  How-To tutorials on those courses and tutorials on Game Development and Computer Skills are also accessible to users.  Users pay a small fee for each course.  There are over 900 video courses, expert instructors, no ads, and learners can receive instruction on their mobile devices.

Skillshare.com

This platform has over 15,000 classes in the areas of Design, Business, Technology, Photography, Film, Writing, Crafts, and Culinary.  Users can also teach a class.  Scholarships are available to take courses.  There are also a variety of free classes.

Codeacademy.com

This site offers learners to learn how to code … for free.  The Web site is heavy on technology and offers coding courses on making a Web site, Rails, AngularJS, SQL, Java, HTML & CSS, and others.

 

Source article: Brock, T. (2017, March 23). How to acquire the skills you need now and in the future. In Memphis Business Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/how-to/growth-strategies/2017/03/how-to-acquire-the-skills-you-need-now-and-in-the.html

 

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T-Solutions Open House – 12/8/16

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Millington, TN Job Openings

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Marketing Director – WMC TV5

WMC TV5 is looking for an Marketing Director who has the ability to couple news judgment with sales revenue generating projects. Individual must be a strong manager, have good creativity, meets deadlines, has excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail/good follow-through, high sense of urgency, and can develop research-based strategic plans. Job responsibilities include: overall station on-air look, press relations and community outreach, development and execution of an effective on-air and on-line marketing plan that recruits new viewers oversee staff capable of creative conception and writing for sales and oversight and development of outside media elements including digital and social media station plan. The ability to edit on computer assisted non-linear editing systems including Avid Newscutter and Adobe After Effects preferred. A solid grasp of budgeting for all aspects of the Creative Services Department a must, long with effective use of resources and funding opportunities. Individual will work closely with General Manager. Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Level Degree. Minimum Experience: 2-3 years of experience of television marketing management. To apply, please send your resume and links to your work to; https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

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Marketing/Communications Manager – Goodwill

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Memphis Goodwill is currently seeking a qualified Marketing/Communications Manager.

 

The Manager, Marketing/Communications is responsible for assigned activities that support and promote positive customer relations, build business volume, and promote community outreach and marketing / communications initiatives of Memphis Goodwill. Under the direct supervision of the Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications, this position assists in activities that build Goodwill’s visibility in the community, and foster public awareness of Goodwill’s mission. Ideal candidates should have a minimum of five to seven (5-7) years of experience in the marketing and/or communications field, with proven track record of results, Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism or closely related field of study and/or commensurate marketing/communications field experience, working knowledge of web-based strategies, with the ability to maintain and update website, Facebook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, email databases, etc. Strong writing and verbal communication skills is a must. Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to hr@goodwillmemphis.org.

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