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Additional Career Opportunities - Burbank, Los Angeles and Rohnert Park, Calif.; Kapolei, Hawai'i; Denver, Colo.

Bill Imada Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer
October 22, 2017
 
Hello Everyone,
 
I forgot a few career opportunities; therefore, I am posting them now.  This is in addition to the job and internship opportunities I posted yesterday. 
 
I hope you all have a great start to your week!
 
Warm regards,
 
Bill
 

 
Herbalife Nutrition
Director, Communications Content Strategy
Los Angeles
 
Courtesy of Ms. Megan Jordan, SVP – Global Corporate Communications, Herbalife Nutrition.
 
Job Number:
170333
 
COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Herbalife Nutrition is a global nutrition company that has helped people pursue a healthy, active life since 1980. Our purpose is to improve people’s lives by providing the best nutrition and weight-management products in the world.  Our nutrition, weight-management and personal care products are available through dedicated independent Distributors in more than 90 countries.
 
POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:
The Director, Communications Content Strategy will develop strategy and execute communications content plans for identified priority issue areas for the company; determine the messaging, best content, channels and overall ways to connect with target audiences; provide guidance to writers and multi-media creators; oversee distribution of content. This position will ensure volume and consistency of content by managing content creators, both internal and external, as well as coordinating with corporate communications teams like media and digital; develop creative strategies that utilize traditional and digital media to distribute content and strategize paid placements; extend reach through partnerships with publications and influencers. This position will lead client projects to ensure delivery of high-quality content that meets and exceeds internal client goals.
 
DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
  • Develop strategy and create content plans from start to finish for specific issue areas.
  • Ensure all content being created is aligned with company goals and optimized for targeted messaging and distribution.
  • Manage content creators and provide guidance on content creation, ensuring project tracking & coordination with corporate communications and regional teams.
  • Contribute to thematic calendar creation.
  • Support and review the production of print, digital, social, television assets.
  • Work together with VP on various projects.
  • Define and drive project goals.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations and roles throughout project life cycle.
  • Liaise with issue area experts to curate content.
  • Regularly review company’ current messaging & editorial calendar.
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Skills: 
  • Excellent comprehension of digital content tools and software.
  • Strong understanding of digital and traditional paid content.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience managing people, projects, campaigns, strategies, and copy
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and be proactive, as well as work effectively in a team and across functional groups
  • Well organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Creative and passionate
  • Strong competency with Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Strong editing and grammar skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to operate at all levels within an organization
  • Ability to function as a team member and build strong relationships, both internally and with external vendors
  • Flexible and able to react positively to challenge and change
  • Highly motivated and knowledgeable with the ability to work in an environment where the team is small, geographically diverse and subject to sudden and frequent changes in priorities
 
Experience: 
  • 10 years of corporate communications experience
  • 7 years experience in a project management environment.
  • Experience creating brand campaign concepts, strategies, and copy.
  • Experience with SEO, article-writing and script-writing a plus.
  • Experience working closely with senior executives in a fast-moving environment
 
Education: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or related field
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s degree in communications management
  • 12 years of corporate communications experience
  • Agency/vendor and project management
  • Understanding of science/nutrition sectors
  • Experience of working across multiple geographies
 
For more information and to apply for this position, visit:
 

 
Wells Fargo
Media Relations Associate
Los Angeles
 
Courtesy of Mr. Paul Gomez, VP of Corporate Communications, Wells Fargo.
 
TITLE
Media Relations Associate (Communications Consultant 3)
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
This position will develop and execute communications strategies for the Los Angeles region.  Serving as a trusted advisor, aligned with Corporate Communications’ strategic priorities including proactive storytelling and reputation management.
 
Responsible for working with local media markets and developing and pitching stories that drive thought leadership and awareness across key external and internal audiences; including social.  This highly visible position is located in Los Angeles and does not offer relocation. 
 
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Write and edit a variety of communications including media releases, talking points, speeches, scripts and stories
  • Develop and execute social media strategies and tactics for the regions, including posting on social media channels.
  • Support internal communications priorities including creating and posting stories to each region’s internal website, updating and maintaining region facts sheets and other regional information, working on the development and production of executive videos and e-newsletters, and posting executive advocacy events to the Corporate Communications intranet site.
  • Support various business initiatives such as annual community campaigns, key sponsorships, special events and executive town hall meetings, as well as create talking points for executives or event champions.
  • Track and measure results to ensure they are in line with intended outcomes and business objectives; this includes developing metrics and regional dashboards
  • Serve as a trusted advisor and manage reactive reputational issues
  • Develop and maintain solid working relationships with business and trade media
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • 4+ years of communications experience
 
OTHER DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience working in a communications discipline (public relations, media relations or corporate communications)
  • Experience prepping and counseling senior executives for high profile/high stakes media interviews
  • Experience developing integrated communications strategies and plans that align with business objectives
  • Experience working with business media and diverse/ethnic media.
  • Experience developing compelling content and leveraging multiple channels for creative storytelling
  • Experience building strong relationships and working collaborating across large organizations
  • Experience presenting information in a manner that persuades, educates, and enhances understanding at all levels
 
The deadline for this posting is Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 – TOMORROW, 9 a.m./Pacific.
 
If interested, please send your cover letter and resume to:  Mr. Paul Gomez at paul.gomez@wellsfargo.com.
 

 
Sonoma State University
Associate Vice President for Strategic Communications
Rohnert Park, Calif.
 
This is a rare opportunity to work at the only liberal arts campus within the California State University system (and in beautiful Sonoma County—a stone’s throw away from San Francisco).  This posting is from Mr. Vince A. Sales and Ms. Tracey Fleming of University Advancement at Sonoma State University.  The ideal person for this career opportunity is someone who would enjoy working within an academic environment and has the energy to work in a positive, ever-changing environment.
 
Department Name
University Affairs
 
Salary and Benefits 
The salary for this position will depend on qualifications and experience.
 
This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.
A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking the View Benefits Summary link or by request from SSU Human Resources.
 
Application Deadline 
This position will remain open until filled.
 
Conditions of Employment 
This position is a member of the Management Personnel Plan and serves at the pleasure of the President.
 
Responsibilities
Reporting to the Vice President for Advancement, the Associate Vice President for Strategic Communications (Associate Vice President) serves as the Chief Communications Officer and Public Information Officer (PIO) overseeing campus-wide and executive communications, while providing management and guidance within the Advancement division and supervising staff and student personnel. The incumbent is responsible for leading and managing all communications including publications, web communication, social media, other marketing material, public information, public relations and media. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for the overall integrated marketing and communication, including community relations and advocacy, of those programs that interpret the mission of the University to its multiple constituencies, both internal and external, in order to create a climate of public and private support for the fulfillment of that mission. The Associate Vice President also collaborates with other members of the division leadership team to oversee efforts to gather information about programs and experiences from key stakeholders to create and monitor effectiveness of targeted and strategic communications consistent with the university's brand. The Associate Vice President is responsible for proactively anticipating and identifying issues and concerns of a problematic nature that the University may face and presenting recommendations for resolution to the Vice President for Advancement, Cabinet and the University President.
 
Major duties of the position include, but are not limited to, the following in support of University communications:
 
  • Serving as Public Information Officer (PIO), acts as the University spokesperson for the media and manages crises communications for both internal and external audiences while providing counsel to the President and cabinet members during times of crisis on major public relations issues;
  • Oversees and directs operations associated with public information and publications; media relations; web communications; news services; executive and internal communications; branding; new and social media; and community and government relations and advocacy;
  • Continues development and implementation of a comprehensive, high-level communications and marketing plan, capable of meeting the institution's objectives which supports and advances the University among its various constituencies;
  • Develops, implements, evaluates, and maintains integrity of University brand and champions its growth and significance among key internal and external constituencies, ensuring a strong and consistent brand identity in and across all marketing and communications strategies, websites, publications, digital marketing and mobile platforms;
  • Provides direction and counsel for the administration of the University's graphics and communications program, and oversees an external communication program to ensure that standards of high quality are maintained;
  • Continues development of and implementation of the campus's media relations for print and broadcast media at the local, state and national levels;
  • Works in collaboration with all Advancement units to develop and implement communications and marketing plans for alumni and donors to promote engagement and philanthropy;
  • Works with deans, faculty and administration to assess their public relations needs and develop and implement programs accordingly to meet those needs;
  • Provides leadership and mentoring to marketing and communications team;
  • Develops and implements a strategic marketing program;
  • Leverages successful coordination of new and social media strategies in support of the University's development efforts;
  • Counsels the University on issues management and media relations;
  • Represents the University as needed on campus and systemwide committees;
  • Develops and oversees the actions of the institution's crisis management plan;
  • Continues development of an internal communication plan for the University;
  • Continues development of and oversees the University's presence on the Web.
 
Performs other secondary duties as assigned.
 
Duties will primarily take place in an office setting however additional duties may be performed in various locations on the Sonoma State University campus, including working both indoors and outdoors in periods of inclement weather. As an exempt employee you have some flexibility in your schedule however must be available during the regular campus hours Monday through Friday to meet the operational needs of the campus and department. Evening and weekend hours may be required and will be specified only by the supervisor to meet operational needs. Your specific start time is determined by your Appropriate Administrator. The incumbent must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such levels as is determined by the Appropriate Administrator. This position will require occasional travel, by automobile or airplane, and overnight stay to travel to trainings and meetings off campus.
 
Qualifications
This position requires a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible and applicable management experience working and communicating with multiple publics in higher education or equivalent corporate, non-profit or public sector. Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Public Administration, Marketing or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience to provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position required. Graduate degree and higher education experience highly preferred. Strong background in communications, branding, marketing and public relations including experience in social media and digital communications; thorough knowledge of the principles and methods of brand development and integrated marketing; exceptional oral and written communication skills; experience in developing media strategies, communicating verbally with media, writing press releases, speeches and
other public relations material; extensive experience and a portfolio of accomplishments in dealing with broadcast, print and other media outlets; experience in planning, coordinating, and directing a comprehensive marketing, communications, and public relations programs including the development and implementation of a strategic marketing plan; and previous supervisory experience in the area of public relations, public information, communications and/or publications. Advanced proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) required, including familiarity with standard graphic software, social media and web platforms. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and PeopleSoft preferred.
 
Incumbent must have demonstrated success or ability to develop and execute communications, marketing, and branding efforts that speak to diverse groups. The incumbent must be personable and a proven self-starter; able to rapidly become familiar with university-wide programs, policies and procedures; provide strong leadership in the development and implementation of university marketing and communications; analyze the implications of various plans and proposals; effectively represent the university through public speaking and media networking on a local, regional and national level as requested; present the aims and objectives of the SSU communications and marketing program in a manner which effectively informs and persuades targeted individuals or groups; edit documents with attention to context, detail and communicate simply, clearly, and effectively using a high level of written and oral communication skills; design, implement and execute plans for university marketing and communications; detect trends, make recommendations for change and implement solutions to problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity; and research and evaluate alternatives to determine the most effective course of action.
 
The incumbent must possess demonstrate integrity and sound judgment in performing duties; possess the ability to supervise the work of staff and recommend appropriate personnel actions; be able to apply strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills and train and evaluate performance, taking corrective action as needed; deal with stressful situations while maintaining composure; and contribute to a collaborative environment utilizing exemplary communication and problem solving skills as necessary. Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities simultaneously, adjusting quickly to changes needed on a daily basis. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the university and establish and maintain productive and effective, inclusive working relationships amongst diverse populations including staff, faculty, administration, students, and other internal and external constituencies.
The duties of this position may include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate may be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.
 
Qualification Note 
Evidence of degree(s) or certificate(s) and/or license(s) required at time of hire.
 
Application Process 
Click the "Apply Now" to apply to this position. Materials submitted with your application will not be returned. The ADA Coordinator is available, at 707/664-2664, to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.
 
Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered:
  1. Cover Letter (attach as first page of resume) specifically calling out and addressing your experience, if any, with the following: establishing a brand, leading a marketing/communications team, acting as a PIO and/or overseeing crisis communications
  2. Resume
  3. Online Employment Application (complete entire application, resume/cover letter will not substitute for any part of the application)
 
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.
 
Other Information
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
 
Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
 
This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
 
About Sonoma State University
Sonoma State University, located 48 miles north of San Francisco, is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University. Sonoma State University is a liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students and 530 full-time and part-time faculty. Our beautiful campus is located in Rohnert Park, at the foot of the Sonoma hills in the Wine Country.
 
Sonoma State University is proud to be a smoke-free campus, where smoking and other uses of tobacco products, such as smokeless tobacco, the use of e-cigarettes and similar devices, are prohibited.
 
Sonoma State University's Jeanne Clery Act Annual Security Report is available at www.sonoma.edu/ps/about/jeanneclery.html; Annual Campus Housing Fire Safety Report is available at www.sonoma.edu/housing/general-info/emergency-prep/fire-safety.html.
 
Contact Information 
Sonoma State University
Human Resources
1801 East Cotati Avenue
 

 
 
Waste Management
Operations Specialist/Administrative Assistant (Landfill)
Kapolei, Hawaii
 
Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

I. Job Summary
Provides clerical and administrative support to departmental Managers, and assists in coordinating all aspects of daily operations, including recording and reporting data.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned. 
  • Assists in troubleshooting and resolving safety, service, and operational issues.
  • Creates, distributes, and closes-out customer tickets on a daily basis.
  • Maintains and distributes department related information on a daily basis.
  • Communicates with other supervisors and managers about operations and/or dispatch issues.
  • Completes and maintains a variety of reports as directed by the department manager.
  • Uses software tools to manage a variety of tasks, such as procurement, time and attendance, safety incidents, and contract labor.
  • Assists with data collection and reporting required for incentive pay programs.
  • Assists with the processing of payments and other financial tasks as necessary.
  • Assists in the implementation of operational projects as needed.
  • Communicates with customers about service issues as needed.
  • Communicates with employees about scheduling and work assignments as needed.
  • May enter and maintain Service Machine SMART data on a daily basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory duties.

IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education/Experience
  • Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. (accredited)
  • Experience: No prior work experience required.
  • Preferred: Two years of administrative, operations or customer service experience
 
B. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
 
V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc) most of the work day;
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements occasionally;
  • Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or landfill.
 
Benefits
At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click:
 
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.
 

 
Los Angeles Food Policy Council
Program Director, Healthy Neighborhood Market Network
Los Angeles
 
From APALS via Ms. Semee Park, Director of Neighborhood Council Operations, City of Los Angeles.
 
ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY
The Los Angeles Food Policy Council (LAFPC) is a collective impact initiative working to ensure food is healthy, affordable, fair and sustainable for all. Through policy creation, cooperative
relationships and innovative projects, our goals are to close the gap in access to healthy food and food assistance programs, cultivate a fair local food economy, protect environmental
resources and foster a diverse regional movement for Good Food.
 
PROGRAM SUMMARY
The Healthy Neighborhood Market Network (HNMN) is a program that builds the capacity of corner store and neighborhood market owners to successfully offer healthy food in underserved
communities. This nationally recognized program has demonstrated success in both breadth and depth of improved access to healthy food in low-income communities through the
neighborhood market sector, touching nearly 60 small businesses annually and achieving transformative health-promoting changes with a cohort of corner stores every year. Activities
of the program include multi-lingual training events for small markets, corner stores and other small food enterprises; facilitating community partnerships and providing technical assistance
for store owners who are interested in becoming healthy food businesses.
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
LAFPC is looking for an experienced and motivated individual to lead the Healthy Neighborhood Market Network. This position would oversee both the administrative and programmatic
activities involved with the Healthy Neighborhood Market Network, including program planning and evaluation, reporting, technical assistance to stores, event planning, and strategic
partnerships. The Program Director will also be an important contributor to a related project called COMPRA Foods, which is a produce delivery service for corner stores collaboratively led
by LAFPC and two partner organizations. An ideal candidate is experienced in non-profit program management, passionate about health and social change, and also has a passion for
building up small businesses in low-income communities. The Program Director will be joining a small, dynamic and diverse team of 7-9 people in an innovative work environment located in
Downtown Los Angeles.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Program Management and Strategic Leadership (35%).
  • Supervise a team of 2-3 staff to ensure program activities and projects are aligned with program and organizational goals and mission
  • Regularly track and report on overall program budget (approximately $500k budget with multiple funding streams, including restricted government grants) and work with team to execute specific store project budgets, expenses and invoices
  • Cultivate partnerships for specialized consulting services and strategic projects, and oversee contracts with consultants
  • Collaborate with team to plan and execute training events that support store owners to gain additional skills and resources in healthy food retail
  • Ensure consistent documentation and organization of client files for transformation projects, including permits, sub-contracts, invoices, etc.)
  • Report on project progress, prepare reports for grants, year-end reports, and city and county officials
  • Improve program infrastructure, including evaluation, technical assistance strategies, documentation, and filing and reporting, as needed
  • Public speaking engagements about the program and the importance of healthy food retail, food access and health equity
  • Represent LAFPC and the HNMN program at community events, with news outlets and elected officials
 
Project Management of Corner Store Transformations (35%)
The Program Director will manage 3-4 of the program’s highest impact healthy food retail projects, in which small businesses undergo a visual, physical change to focus on serving the
community with healthy food. Store Transformation projects includes more intensive technical assistance in addition to store layout and design, physical modifications, and interior and façade
improvements.
  • Manage an increased level of technical assistance in all areas, including inventory procurement and strategy, produce management, merchandising and display, marketing
  • and branding, and community relationships and support.
  • Coordination with additional consultants, including marketing consultants, inventory specialists, design team to facilitate façade and/or interior aesthetic changes, such as
  • new shelving, new painting, and new signage), and any additional individuals, businesses, or firms that can support the store transformation process.
  • Working with a design team to facilitate façade and/or interior aesthetic changes, such as new shelving, new painting, and new signage),
  • Work with team to collaborate or assign team members to store transformation projects.
  • Regularly check in and manage team members to adhere to rules and regulations, requirements of grants, budgets, timelines, and store owner needs.
 
Technical Assistance to Corner Stores (20%)
Technical assistance includes building the capacity and infrastructure of food business operations, including procurement, inventory handling, and storage needs; and working to
build and augment marketing and branding efforts, including physical store layout, healthy food signage and promotion, and marketing tools. The Program Director will work with 3-4 light TA
clients, and supervise staff for a caseload of 15-20 clients annually.
  • Interface with store owners through introductory meetings, intake, assessments, consultations, and project meetings to guide them through the technical assistance process
  • Guide technical assistance process with corner stores, with a special focus on stores who may not need full transformation support, but do need robust support in terms of supplies, time, and plans
  • Troubleshoot project implementation issues and identify cost-effective solutions
  • Lead communications with stores interested in financing business development; Work with client to identify appropriate financing solutions, if necessary, and plans for repayment
  • Develop materials, such as worksheets, documents, manuals, checklists, and other tools to support the team to implement technical assistance.
  • Serve as primary lead with clients who are monolingual Spanish speakers
 
Program Outreach (10%)
  • Manage team in outreach for Healthy Neighborhood Market Network and COMPRA Foods
  • Work with team to enroll 15-30 stores annually using established intake process
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS
Relevant skills and experience related to this position include non-profit program design, management and evaluation; community engagement; small business assistance; community
development; financial management and/or contract compliance; partnership development and strategic thinking. A strong candidate will have strong familiarity with food business
dynamics and experience working with under-resourced communities; is entrepreneurial and organized; creative and collaborative; an effective leader, communicator and writer; and
possesses a demonstrated commitment to social and racial equity.
 
Required Skills and Experience:
  • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field such as non-profit or business management, community development, public policy, public health AND three years professional experience, OR A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a minimum of five years relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with the nonprofit sector, with an understanding of adhering to multiple funding sources, reporting requirements, and data collection as part of a solid nonprofit program
  • Experience facilitating effective and diverse cross-sector partnerships
  • Can work independently and as an effective, motivational supervisor
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Organized and detail-oriented
 
Desired Skills and Experience
  • Spanish language speaking and writing fluency strongly preferred
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working in culturally diverse setting and with low-income communities
  • Experience with community-oriented education and skills building a plus
  • Familiarity with food retail business, including marketing, merchandising, profitability and pricing strategy, store design and inventory management
 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • If a private vehicle is utilized for company purposes validation of a California Driver’s License and proof of personal minimum liability insurance coverage per the requirements of the state of California
  • Special Requirements – When necessary, working evenings or weekends
 
SUPERVISION
The Program Director reports directly to the Executive Director, and will supervise a team of 2-4 staff, including at a minimum two Program Associates and part-time support from
administrative staff.
 
SALARY AND BENEFITS
The Program Director position is a full-time salaried position. The Los Angeles Food Policy Council, a fiscally-sponsored project of Community Partners, offers competitive salary
commensurate with experience, as well as full health, dental and vision insurance, a retirement plan, and generous vacation and sick leave.
 
START DATE: Between Oct. 16th, 2017 – November 20th, 2017
 
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are due by October 13, 2017 and early submission is encouraged. Applications should be submitted to jobs@goodfoodla.org with the subject line [HNMN Program Manager –
NAME]. Please include:(1) a cover letter that includes relevant experience, (2) 2-3 professional references; (3) a professional resume; and (4) a writing sample limited to 5 pages in length.
(Links to writing samples posted online are allowed.)
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Los Angeles Food Policy Council: www.goodfoodla.org
 
Los Angeles Food Policy Council (a project of Community Partners) is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of color, women, and LGBTQ persons to apply. Individuals
with fluency in Spanish are highly encouraged to apply.
 

 
Warner Bros.
Executive Director – Public Relations
Burbank, Calif.
 
Job description
Company Overview
Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.
 
Business Unit Overview
Warner Bros. Digital Networks is responsible for creating and building the Studio’s digital footprint and OTT video services, producing digital native content and harnessing the power of social media through Machinima. As part of Time Warner's overall growth strategy, WBDN works closely with sister divisions Turner and HBO. WBDN’s current portfolio includes: Boomerang (a partnership with Turner), DramaFever, Machinima, Stage 13, Uninterrupted (a partnership with LeBron James and Maverick Carter), Ellen Digital Ventures (a partnership with Ellen DeGeneres) and a DC-branded service debuting in 2018. Warner Bros. Digital Networks’ premium programming puts fans at the intersection of entertainment, sports, gaming and pop culture, reaching audiences anywhere, across any platform.
 
Warner Bros. Digital Networks (WBDN) Inc. seeks an Executive Director, Public Relations for Digital Network department. The position will report directly into the Senior Vice President, Marketing, as the centralized owner of PR strategies within WBDN - which includes Stage 13, DramaFever, Machinima, Boomerang and others. The primary responsibilities will include strategizing, creating and executing internal and external communications across trade and consumer, priority initiatives and events, and collaborating with PR counterparts to maximize opportunities across all of Digital Network’s properties.
 
What part will you play?
  • Media Relations Execution and Oversight: Develops and guides the implementation of public relations efforts to support publicity activities, events, consumer media relations, trade media relations, crisis communications, and employee/internal communications. Understands media desires and exercises judgment in deciding which opportunities to pursue, ensuring there are PR synergies with internal teams and Digital Networks objectives are met
  • Internal Liaison: Serve as primary publicity contact for Digital Networks and manage day-to-day relationship with external and internal constituencies, servicing the businesses within our portfolio as publicity brand manager and one-stop resource for all information related to ongoing and upcoming initiatives.
  • Manage Events: Oversee from development to execution event management including press activity at conferences, conventions, special projects, company presentations and internal meetings. Develops and implements action plans for large-scale events including publicity plans, detailed event plans, invitations lists, event management, VIP handling, etc.
  • Develop innovative publicity opportunities for Digital Networks aimed at generating consumer press attention, including brainstorming new initiatives and devising strategies to capitalize on existing assets. Guides drafting of press releases, media advisories, speeches and internal communications in support of all divisions within the portfolio of businesses.
  • Coordinate and manage exec and employee speaking opportunities across all divisions within the portfolio. Prepare/write press announcements, executive quotes, messaging and strategies for partnerships, investments, bios, staffing and new initiatives.
  • Provides ongoing coverage reports and analysis of ongoing media outreach. Handles other duties as assigned, including providing incremental support for WB’s overall public relations needs.
  • Oversight of media list updating and vendor monitoring/invoicing. Handle media inquiries, especially related to business and brand matters, including media interest in WBDN’s senior leadership team. Oversees development of messaging to, and relationships with, key trade business media.
 
What do we require from you?
  • BA or BS degree required. MBA a plus.
  • 10+ years experience with increasing levels of responsibility in public relations field within entertainment, technology or agency required.
  • Prior exposure or previous work experience in public relations, communications and publicity tied to streaming companies and technology (product, startup, publishers) strongly preferred.
  • Must have strong understanding of social media and be an active participant on leading platforms.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required.
  • Must have the ability to work additional hours and travel as needed.
 
To apply, visit:
 

 
Walmart Stores, Inc.
HR Manager – Health and Wellness
Hawthorne, Calif. (in suburban Los Angeles/South Bay)
 
Job Number:
921816BR
 
What you'll do
  • Builds and maintains partnerships with business leaders to ensure the human resources (HR) function meets business needs
  • Delivers full-cycle talent management for critical positions in the business unit
  • Drives associate engagement
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and company policies, procedures for multiple facilities
  • Oversees, communicates and drives the consistent implementation of the company's HR initiatives (for example, HR practices, business plans, systems, personnel-related activities) in multiple facilities
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
 
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor s Degree in an Human Resources, Business Administration, Labor Relations, Industrial Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, or related field and 3 years experience as a Human Resources Generalist or Specialist supporting a multi-unit/multi-business environment OR 6 years experience in Human Resources with at least 2 years experience as an Human Resource generalist supporting a multi-unit/multi-business environment OR 2 years Walmart manager-level experience leading an operational unit with responsibility for supervising other salaried managers (for example, Compensation, Learning and Development, Benefits, Organizational Development, Logistics, HR Strategy, Operations, Communications)
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • 2 years experience in retail, hospitality, service, or related field.
  • Master's Degree in a Human Resources related field (for example, Industrial Relations).
 
To apply, visit:
 

 
Frontier Airlines
Director of Corporate Communications
Denver
 
Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 60 destinations in the United States, Dominican Republic and Mexico on about 300 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier’s hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company’s signature Rocky Mountain hospitality to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2016 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was recently named the industry’s most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) as a result of superior technology and operational efficiencies.
 
The Director of Corporate Communications provides leadership and direction in creating comprehensive communications strategies to advance the company’s vision and goals among external and internal audiences. This includes: public relations, traditional and non-traditional media relations, internal communications, event planning, community/giving programming, and social media initiative development, as well as performing as company spokesperson.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Work with VP of Marketing and executive management team to establish overall communications strategies for the company.
  • Strategize and implement public relations and promotional programs to strengthen the Frontier brand and support the company´s business goals.
  • Perform as a company spokesperson and maintain primary responsibility for media response and correspondence, in coordination with VP and the executive management team’s direction.
  • Work with various departments to develop story angles and programs that will garner maximum media exposure and attention in both traditional and non-traditional media outlets.
  • Develop and manage the appropriate level of resources to ensure maximum exposure and cost efficiency in all communications efforts including service vendors, agencies and staff resources.
  • Develop programs and strategic social media initiatives to enhance exposure opportunities and control larger strategic messaging programs.
  • Oversee internal communications efforts, via such channels as the intranet,, social media, executive letters, audio/video presentations, and employee events and foster development of proactive and comprehensive communications programs between leadership team and team members.
  • Direct public aspect of any issue or crisis, including emergency response communication strategies and implementation. Work closely with safety and security teams to ensure proper plans and programs are in place.
  • Develop all press materials including writing, research, inter-departmental review/approvals, and editing.
  • Oversee strategic event planning, including executive speech/presentation materials, visual presentation to ensure photo opportunity, press relations, scheduling, and key stakeholder wrangling.
  • Cultivate positive and supportive relationships with airports, tourism bureaus, community leaders, and community organizations.
  • Ensure consistent and appropriate use of the company name and likeness in media commentary, press releases, promotions, partnerships and internal communications.
  • Oversee communications efforts related to market/route announcements,
  • Continually research and react expeditiously to internal/external communications needs, providing constant and candid feedback to the Executive Team and HR about potential issues, threats and opportunities.
  • Work with all core departments company-wide to build a positive rapport and work collaboratively to achieve corporate objectives, strategies and goals.
  • Plan, manage and prepare the department’s budget.
 
Requirements
  • At least seven years communications/marketing experience, including three years of airline/travel experience desirable
  • B.A. in Communications, Marketing or related field
  • Prior demonstrated writing experience in the areas of newsletters or newspapers is preferred
  • Prior media spokesperson experience is preferred 
  • Proven leadership and motivational skills in developing a cohesive team
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Journalist writing style (AP) knowledge
  • Work processing, spreadsheet applications, presentation software and Internet proficiency
  • Demonstrated excellence in both verbal and written communications is required.  Excellent organizational skills, summarizing abilities, prioritizing skills and developed interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work under pressure
  • Ability to speak well on camera and under pressure is required.
  • Ability to leverage both traditional and non-traditional media opportunities
  • Desktop publishing software knowledge.
 
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position.  Please be advised that duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.
 
Frontier Airlines, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
 
Frontier Airlines, Inc. is a Zero Tolerance Drug-Free Workplace.  All prospective employees are subject to pre-employment testing for the following drugs and their metabolites: Marijuana (THC), Cocaine, Amphetamines (including methamphetamines and MDMA), Opiates (including codeine, heroine, 6-Am, and morphine) and Phencyclidine (PCP).
 
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Bill Imada
Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer
Tel. 213.262.0911 direct
Mobile 310.691.3462
 
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