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Oct112017

Career and Internship Opportunities - San Francisco, Everett, Wash.; Waltham, Mass.; Chicago, Cherry Hill, N.J. and GenWorks Conference on Millennials and GenZ

Bill Imada Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer
Dear Colleagues:
 
On Friday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m./Pacific, IW Group joins the LAGRANT Foundation, Microsoft, and reDEFINE in co-convening a conference focusing on two of the most important consumer groups in the country: Millennials and GenZ.  The conference will have limited seating, and registration is FREE.  This will be a great place to network with marketers, advertisers, public relations practitioners, HR professionals and others.  For further details regarding the conference, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.
 
I am also sending some excellent career and internship opportunities.  Please feel free to share them with your networks.
 
Warm regards,
 
Bill
 

 
ITVS
Director of Engagement & Impact
San Francisco
 
Courtesy of Ms. Becky Magura of WCTE in Cookeville, Tenn.
 
Focus on engagement strategy and oversee execution of campaigns that maximize impact of ITVS documentaries. Bring your engagement strategy, leadership, and program evaluation skills that will expand public dialogue around diverse issues presented in ITVS films.
ITVS’s Engagement & Impact unit expands the reach of its content with audiences working in partnership with PBS stations and NGO partner networks. The Director of Engagement and Impact is responsible for overseeing production of events that expand public dialogue around issues presented in ITVS films and programming. The Director is responsible for driving work to organize external partners (PBS stations, NGOs, corporate sponsors, and individual influencers) in regions across the U.S. This person develops long term impact and engagement strategies for achieving programmatic and institutional goals.  He/She also develops and maintains relationships with public television stations and engagement allies in the media industry at-large.
 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Drive strategic direction for the Indie Lens Pop-Up program, including leading overall engagement strategies and tactics, aligning work with departmental and institutional priorities, evaluating the program’s impact, and evolving the program strategy.
  • Integrate digital engagement tactics into Indie Lens Pop-up leveraging the OVEE platform
  • Build audience amongst key populations
  • Secure national partnerships
  • Lead evaluation design of Indie Lens Pop-Up and other community engagement activities
  • Experiment with new approaches to audience engagement to advance Indie Lens Pop-Up social impact goals
  • Facilitates understanding and helps ITVS assess how changes in the media impact landscape can be responded to in ways that will ensure the long-term sustainability of Indie Lens Pop-up
  • Identify and onboard new engagement leads, growing partnership opportunities to expand on the ground activities
  • Engage with diverse stakeholders to accurately assess potential for engagement opportunities on a national level on behalf of the entire institution
  • Establish systems for scaling capacity-building support and training for participating partners in the Indie Lens Pop-Up program (via webinars, small group trainings, conference workshops and more)
  • Provide consultation to select ITVS-funded filmmakers, including providing leadership on engagement campaign strategy and design
  • Develop and execute impact and engagement strategies around ITVS-owned digital content
  • Serve as the organization’s main liaison to PBS Learning Media, and lead strategy development on using Learning Media to increase visibility of Independent Lens content and resources among educators
  • Build and maintain relationships with media impact allies in public media and stay apprised of new and ongoing campaigns and initiatives in the broader media impact field
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key venues and other high-visibility partners that can help Indie Lens Pop-Up reach a diverse set of Gen-X audiences. 
  • Regularly report on impact strategies and impact evaluation approaches in the media industry at-large, consider opportunities to incorporate or adapt certain strategies into ITVS’s work
  • Represent ITVS on panels, public media conferences, and other convenings relevant to the media impact field
  • Lead and supervise a team of 2 engagement and impact staff and several consultants
  • Manage engagement budget, in consultation with Senior Director, Communications
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience and proven success in leading the strategic development, design and implementation of community engagement campaigns; experience in educational outreach and engagement a plus.
  • Experience developing and sustaining national, regional and local partnerships in support of program or campaign activities; experience building collaborative relationships amongst a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Experience developing campaign resource materials such as discussion guides and educational curriculum
  • Be extremely detail oriented, organized, flexible, able to meet deadlines, and adapt to new and changing responsibilities
  • Minimum of 7 years in program and staff management and supervision; social media marketing and public media experience a plus
  • Be proactive and self-motivated with demonstrated ability to take initiative, prioritize tasks, and think strategically
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; diplomacy and strong facilitation and presentation skills are key
  • Self-directed and team-spirited
  • Advance skills with project management tools and other software including FileMaker, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. Experience with Word Press, MailChimp, webinar platforms (Any Meeting, Go To Meeting, etc.), and/or Work Front is a plus.
  • Interest and/or knowledge in independent films, documentaries, community engagement, broadcast television, and/or event planning a plus
 
ABOUT ITVS: Independent Television Service, Inc. (ITVS) is a nonprofit organization chartered by Congress to make unique and compelling programs for public television. ITVS, a recipient of the 2017 Peabody Institutional Award, brings to local and national audiences high-quality, content-rich programs created by a diverse body of independent producers. ITVS programs reflect underrepresented and underserved communities.
 
TO APPLY:  Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@itvs.org with ENGAGEMENT DIRECTOR/YOUR NAME in subject line.  No calls please.
ITVS is an equal opportunity employer and will consider qualified applicants with arrest records in a manner consistent with the requirement of San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.
 
For more information and to apply, visit this link at:
 

 
Nielsen
User Experience Designer
Waltham, Mass.
 
Job Number:
1711007
 
 
DESCRIPTION
Every day, seven billion consumers spend billions buying products. We collect billions of data points in
more than 100 countries on what consumers watch and buy to help our clients identify unmet needs,
develop new products and deliver them in an engaging way. Big data and predictive analytics is our
passion and the heart of our business. Our success is the result of investing in our products, our people
and the communities in which we live and work.
Nielsen is in the middle of a digital transformation. We’re reimagining, retooling, and recrafting our
customer's experience. We need a visual designer who can add visual clarity, simplicity and excitement
to our products.
 
You might be a good fit if:
You design to inspire and help the people and businesses who engage with your work. You’re
empathetic towards people and understand how to unravel complex technical, business and people
problems and translate them into digital experiential journeys. You’re passionate about interactivity,
interface design, standards, and have an insatiable thirst for learning about your passion. You may not
consider yourself a coder, but you know how applications are built for multiple devices. You enjoy
partnering with developers and product owners; listening, challenging, crafting, iterating and ultimately
arriving at a solution that works for everyone.
 
Fast forward... Here’s what happened because you joined our team:
  • You’ve transformed Nielsen into a modern, digital, responsive company.
  • You’ve helped some of the biggest brands in the world improve by understanding their problems
  • through discovery and designing new digital connected experiences.
  • You’ve helped Nielsen visualize and choose the best paths forward by partnering with product
  • owners, developers and interaction designers to design low and hi fidelity workflows that levelset
  • stakeholders and guide development.
  • You have helped to create a unified, scalable, design language based on open standards. You’ve
  • driven quality and consistency across the organization by evangelising our design system.
  • You’ve helped personify our customers and bring their voice into our portfolio.
  • You’ve fueled the growing appreciation for user experience.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
You’ll come right up to speed if:
  • You have a few years of success designing for large scale B2B applications; you understand and
  • have experiences designing design systems.
  • You know the ins-and-outs of all the major UX toolbox apps, e.g., Axure, Sketch, Illustrator,
  • InvisionApp, etc.
  • You understand the basics of what’s under the hood and can help developers and product
  • owners reach your vision with the least amount of effort possible.
  • You’re passionate, persistent and can influence or persuade others; you are a natural
  • collaborator, presenter and persuader.
  • You are current with industry trends, standards and best practices.
  • You have a passion for design and driving qualities and efficiencies in processes and people.
  • We’d love to hear from you if this sounds like a good fit. Send us a PDF including a portfolio and cover
  • letter that includes a half-page write-up of your most significant design accomplishments.
 
ABOUT NIELSEN
Nielsen, an S&P 500 company (NYSE: NLSN), has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90% of the world's population. Nielsen prides itself on being a place where employees can be
themselves, make a difference, and grow their careers with the company. It has been named one of the “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” by Diversity Inc for three years running and was selected as one of the
“Top 35 Companies for Leaders who want Flexibility” by FlexJobs. For more information visit
 
“Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions
without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected
class."
 

 
Nielsen
Visual Designer
Chicago
 
From Mr. Andrew McCaskill, SVP – Global Communications and Multicultural Marketing, Nielsen.
 
Job Number:
1710955
 
DESCRIPTION
Every day, seven billion consumers spend billions buying products. We collect billions of data points in more than 100 countries on what consumers watch and buy to help our clients identify unmet needs,
develop new products and deliver them in an engaging way. Big data and predictive analytics is our passion and the heart of our business. Our success is the result of investing in our products, our people
and the communities in which we live and work.
 
Nielsen is in the middle of a digital transformation. We’re reimagining, retooling, and recrafting our customer's experience. We need a visual designer who can add visual clarity, simplicity and excitement
to our products.
 
You might be a good fit if:
You design to inspire and help people and businesses who interact with your work. You’re passionate about color, typography, layout, vertical rhythm — good simple design! You love working within a creative
team, leveraging brand standards and good ideas from all over the Web to create and evangelise scalable design languages. You may not consider yourself a coder, but you know how applications are
built for multiple devices. You enjoy partnering with developers and product owners; listening, challenging, crafting, iterating and ultimately arriving at a solution that works for everyone.
 
Fast forward... Here’s what happened because you joined our team:
  • You’ve helped simplify and create visual and interactive experiences our customers rave about
  • and our competitors aspire to.
  • You have helped to create a unified, scalable, on-brand design language based on open
  • standards. You’ve driven quality and consistency across the organization by evangelising our
  • design system.
  • You’ve helped personify our customers and bring their voice into our portfolio.
  • You’ve fueled the growing appreciation for user experience.
  • You’ve become a valued partner to product owners, developers and interaction designers.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
You’ll come right up to speed if:
  • You have a few years of success designing for large scale B2B applications; you understand and
  • have experiences designing design systems.
  • You know the ins-and-outs of all the major UX toolbox apps, e.g., Axure, Sketch, Illustrator,
  • InvisionApp, etc.
  • You understand the basics of what’s under the hood and can help developers and product
  • owners reach your vision with the least amount of effort possible.
  • You’re passionate, persistent and can influence or persuade others; you are a natural
  • collaborator, presenter and persuader.
  • You are current with industry trends, standards and best practices.
  • You have a passion for design and driving qualities and efficiencies in processes and people.
 
We’d love to hear from you if this sounds like a good fit. Send us a PDF including a portfolio and cover letter that includes a half-page write-up of your most significant design accomplishments.
Nielsen, an S&P 500 company (NYSE: NLSN), has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90% of the world's population. Nielsen prides itself on being a place where employees can be
themselves, make a difference, and grow their careers with the company. It has been named one of the “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” by Diversity Inc for three years running and was selected as one of the
“Top 35 Companies for Leaders who want Flexibility” by FlexJobs. For more information visit www.nielsen.com.
 
“Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions
without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected
class."
 
For more information and to apply, visit:
 

 
Nielsen
Associate Client Director, Consumer & Shopper Analytics 
Cherry Hill, N.J.
 
From Mr. Andrew McCaskill, SVP – Global Communications and Multicultural Marketing, Nielsen.
 
Job Number:
1711800
 
DESCRIPTION
NIELSEN’S CONSUMER & SHOPPER ANALYTICS PRACTICE AREA PROVIDES CLIENTS WITH CRITICAL INSIGHTS TO SUPPORT THEIR STRATEGIC MARKETING AND SALES INITIATIVES. THE
PRACTICE INCLUDES A DIVERSE ARRAY OF NIELSEN SOLUTIONS, ALL DESIGNED TO HELP CLIENTS BETTER UNDERSTAND CONSUMER AND SHOPPERS.
 
PURPOSE
TO DEVELOP AND MANAGE CONTINUOUS PANEL/SPECTRA SERVICES AS THE SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT, PROVIDING THOUGHT LEADERSHIP AND DRIVING INNOVATION TO ADDRESS
CLIENT BUSINESS ISSUES AND DRIVE CUSTOM REVENUE AND CLIENT SATISFACTION.
 
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
PROJECT DELIVERY
  • DESIGN AND PROPOSE PROJECTS TO ADDRESS CLIENT BUSINESS ISSUES, INCLUDING
  • COST AND TIMING
  • IDENTIFY APPROPRIATE RESOURCING NEEDS FOR CLIENTS AND PROJECTS
  • GUIDE AND OVERSEE PROJECT DELIVERY EXECUTION
  • REVIEW FINAL CLIENT PRESENTATIONS AND SIMULATIONS, ADDING HIGHER LEVEL INSIGHTS
  • SHARE BDPS AND UTILIZE NORMS TO ENHANCE CLIENT VALUE
  • RESPONSIBLE FOR TIMELY AND ACCURATE BILLING
  • FUNCTIONAL KNOWLEDGE
  • ACT AS A SPECIALIST BY UNDERSTANDING TRIP PROJECTION METHODOLOGY WITH DEEP UNDERSTANDING OF STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES UTILIZED
  • CAN INTEGRATE MULTIPLE NIELSEN SOLUTIONS INTO A COMPREHENSIVE CLIENT SOLUTION
  • DEEP UNDERSTANDING OF CLIENT ORGANIZATIONS AND THE CPG INDUSTRY
  • KEEP ABREAST OF INDUSTRY TRENDS AND COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
  • CAN ARTICULATE THE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES OF NIELSEN VS KEY COMPETITORS
 
CLIENT INTERACTION
  • LEAD OR SUPPORT CLIENT MEETINGS AND SERVES AS A REPRESENTATIVE IN CLIENT COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDING COLOR COMMENTARY AND CONTEXT TO FINDINGS AND
RECOMMENDATIONS
  • INTEGRATES NIELSEN CAPABILITIES TO DRIVE HOLISTIC CLIENT SOLUTIONS
  • KEEPS CLIENTS INFORMED OF NEW CAPABILITIES AND SERVICES
  • RESPONSIBLE FOR CLIENT AND CLIENT SERVICE COMMUNICATION
  • TAKES OWNERSHIP FOR OVERALL CLIENT SATISFACTION WITH CONTRACTED CONSUMER PANEL & SPECTRA SERVICES
 
MARKETING
  • LOOKS FOR WAYS TO INTEGRATE NIELSEN PRODUCTS TO DRIVE SOLUTIONS
  • DRIVE INNOVATION AND IMPROVEMENT WITHIN CONSUMER PANEL SERVICES TO ENHANCE CLIENT VALUE
  • SUPPORT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DELIVERY STANDARDS
  • BUILD AWARENESS OF CONSUMER PANEL INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALLY VIA
  • TRAINING, CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION, NEWSLETTER, ETC.
  • SUPPORT GLOBAL ALIGNMENT WITH CONTRACTED CONSUMER PANEL SERVICES
  • INVOLVEMENT IN RFPS
 
REVENUE SUPPORT
  • ● PROVIDES ACCURATE FORECAST INPUTS AND UPDATES FOR ACCOUNT PLANNING
  • ● PURSUES NEW BUSINESS FROM EXISTING CLIENTS
  • ● MEETS GROUP REVENUE GOALS
  • ● PROVIDES SUPPORT FOR RFPS
 
LEADERSHIP
  • RESPONSIBLE FOR TRAINING AND COACHING FOR PANEL & SPECTRA SERVICES FOR
  • ASSIGNED CLIENT TEAMS.
  • PARTICIPATE IN ONE VOICE TEAMS, ACTING AS AN INTERNAL CONSULTANT/SUBJECT
  • MATTER EXPERT
  • POSITIVELY COMMUNICATES AND REINFORCES ORGANIZATIONAL INITIATIVES
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Key Competencies
  • Executional Excellence
  • Client Focus
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation and Change
  • Personal Effectiveness
 
Key Requirements
  • 8+ years of experience in Marketing Research or a related field
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Consultative client skills
  • Innovative problem solving skills
  • Ability to write and deliver effective presentations
  • High attention to details and organization
  • Multi-tasking and Project Management skills
  • Experience with statistics, research techniques, and experimental designs
 
Preferred
  • Relevant experience with Nielsen (or similar) analytic modeling techniques
  • Master’s Degree in related field
 
More About Nielsen
No other company in the world knows more about what consumers watch and buy. Every day, we partner with industry leaders such as Target, Miller Coors, ABC, P&G and Coke. We use personal experiences
and skills to build our clients’ businesses, and drive positive change for products and services that you use every day.
 
At Nielsen, your work makes a difference. In all of our positions, we use a comprehensive awareness of data, processes, tools and people to drive real outcomes with our clients. Our ability to constantly
reimagine the total consumer is rooted in our unique team composition that is as culturally diverse as the clients and consumers we aim to serve. This is what makes Nielsen such a unique place to build your
career and experience a memorable journey along the way. If you are interested in being at the forefront of trends for tomorrow’s generation, leverage your distinct story and take advantage of the various paths
you can travel to build your career at Nielsen. Join the Nielsen team where you can you can be yourself, make a difference and grow with us.
 
Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender,
gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
 
For more information and to apply, visit:
 

 
Boeing
Environment, Health & Safety Intern
Everett, Wash.
 
Job description
Description
For over 100years, Boeing has shaped the course of human history through aerospace innovations. Today, because of our amazing people and powerful technologies, our products connect the globe, protect freedom, and advance scientific discovery around the world. From the depths of the ocean, to Mars and beyond, we're inspiring the next century of explorers – we invite you to join us on the journey ahead!
As an intern at Boeing, you’ll gain hands-on experience, learn from experts, and collaborate with teams that do truly amazing things.
Over the course of our 10-12 week internship experience you will have the opportunity to:
  • Work directly with a mentor in your field of study while finding solutions to real world problems
  • Experience our products up close by touring our state-of-the-art manufacturing and research facilities
  • Interact directly with our company leaders to discuss strategy and the future of Boeing
  • Build a lasting professional network through social events and engaging activities
  • Gain the skills and knowledge to become a future leader in the aerospace industry
Internship opportunities are available throughout the country. Please select all locations where you would consider working and we will connect you to available jobs.  Relocation benefits are available to eligible candidates for most of our internship positions.
 
As An Intern, You Will Gain Hands-on Experience Working In one Of Several Exciting Fields
Join the dynamic Environment, Health, & Safety team working to keep Boeing safe and Build a Better Planet. EHS partners with functions including engineering and manufacturing to foster a zero-injury culture through risk mitigation and employee engagement.
  • Ergonomics at Boeing involves investigation of ergonomic risks present in factory and office environments, then partnering with employees and managers to reduce or eliminate those risks to prevent injuries. Working with experienced Boeing Ergonomists, interns will conduct ergonomics evaluations, document assessment results, prioritize risks and generate solutions.
  • Workplace Safety at Boeing involves design, implementation and support of safety programs and processes. Interns will perform field surveys and assess compliance, identify potential areas of risk, draft corrective action plans and perform risk mitigation.
  • Industrial Hygiene at Boeing involves the development, implementation and monitoring of occupational health and safety programs and processes to maintain a safe and healthy work environment. Interns will participate in industrial hygiene sampling, planning and strategy development, and assist in the creation of hazard communications to employees.
  • Environmental Engineering at Boeing involves the development, implementation, and monitoring of environmental management systems, processes, and programs to ensure compliance with environmental permits and reduce the company’s environmental footprint. Interns will conduct site inspections, participate in remediation projects, analyze environmental data, and generate recommendations for company environmental leaders.
 
Qualifications
Required Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree program or higher with an anticipated graduation date on or after August 2018.
  • Ability to work full-time for 10-12 weeks during the summer
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Passion for the aerospace industry
  • Academic excellence and community involvement
  • Preferred majors and disciplines of study: Human Factors, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Radiological Health Protection, Toxicology, Occupational Health & Safety, Kinesiology, Ergonomics,  Exposure Science, Safety Management, Safety Science, Health Physics or related science field.
  • A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 is preferred. 
 
Some positions must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R.
120.15 is required. "US person" includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.
 
Some positions may also require the ability to obtain U.S. Security Clearance, for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.
 
For more information about this position, please visit:
 

 
GenWorks Confab focuses on Millennials and GenZ
Friday, November 3, 2017
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
FREE
 
You are invited to GenWorks, a one-day event that will explore two critical generations: Millennials and Gen Z. This workshop will identify growth moments that impact employee and employer relationships by acknowledging three key conversations: Technology Adaptation, Youth Economics and Identity.
 
Our purpose is to create conversation that allows managers and recruiters to connect and explore strategies and tactics for relationship building with the emerging workforce.
 
This event’s programming will include interactive workshops and networking opportunities with the California State Senate, Fleishman-Hillard, Microsoft, Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and other prominent companies and organizations.
For more information and to RSVP, please visit www.genworks.eventbrite.com
 
 
 

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