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Career Opportunities - Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Phoenix, Ariz., Los Angeles, New York City, Basking Ridge, N.J.

Bill Imada
Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer
6300 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 2150
Los Angeles, CA  90048 USA
May 4, 2018
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
If you know of some terrific folks seeking gainful employment, please share this list far and wide.

The Pollack PR Marketing Group
Digital Marketing Manager
Los Angeles
From Mr. Stefan Pollack, President of The Pollack PR Marketing Group.
Join Los Angeles office of The Pollack PR Marketing Group, a dynamic, fast-paced PR and Marketing agency with a focus on consumer products and services and professional services.
Description of organization:
The Pollack PR Marketing Group (PPMG) is a full service public relations and marketing agency serving client needs throughout the United States and abroad. 
PPMG has served clients from innovative start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.  The agency has assisted established companies and organizations in maintaining visibility among their many publics, enhancing and/or retaining mind and market share in the process. 
PPMG offers the gamut of PR and marketing services, including content creation, social media, paid social, paid search, SEM, SEO, marketing automation, media relations, market research and launch strategy development, corporate communications strategy and implementation, corporate identity, community relations, crisis management and employee communications.
Public relations, marketing, digital, social, and brand agency with offices in Los Angeles and New York, a partner in Worldcom Public Relations Group.

The Pollack PR Marketing Group is looking for a full-time Digital Marketing Manager to support clients and staff in the delivery, monitoring and optimization of online marketing programs. Digital Marketing Managers are responsible for providing oversight to the daily operations of digital advertising, SEO, and analytics practice. The DMM position is a contributor in the development of client strategies, and see strategies through to execution and evaluation, providing resources, training, and support to our digital staff.
Additionally, the DMM will work cross-functionally with our account services teams to manage the overall scope, allocation of resources, and execution of the digital campaigns and projects.
                     Oversee the daily operations of digital projects, including research, scope development, project management, and execution
                    Stay on top of the latest tools and trends in digital marketing, social media community management and marketing, SEO, and analytics
                    Identify and pursue required and recommended training and certifications
                    Work cross-functionally with account and content teams to develop strategies, approve proposals, determine budgets, and allocate staff
                    Serve as an advisor to account managers and coordinators, providing technical expertise in the implementation and evaluation of campaign strategies
                    Manage key programs and campaigns
                    Work to further develop analytics and reporting capabilities, employing best practices and ensuring quality standards are met
                    Manage design & development work as necessary
Professional competencies:
                    Exceptional qualitative / analytical skills
                    Strong communication and interpersonal skills
                    Creative and innovative mindset
                    Desire to learn new skills
                    Self-motivated to work independently
                    Effective time-management skills
                    Adaptive to change, flexible
                    Positive attitude and team spirit
                    Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing, communications (or a related field)
                    Qualified candidates will generally have 3-6 years of hands-on digital marketing experience
                    Demonstrated proficiency with digital marketing tools such as Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Facebook Insights, YouTube advertising and Analytics, Twitter Analytics, social media metrics and other relevant measurement tools
                    Experience with Microsoft Excel or comparable data analysis tools
                    Basic understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript is preferred
                    Familiarity with marketing automation is preferred
                    Experience in developing and executing against strategic objectives
                    Agency experience preferred
Candidates will need to forward a resume and personalized cover note to careers@ppmgcorp.com.

Diversity and Inclusion Manager
Basking Ridge, N.J.
From Ms. Anuradha Hebbar, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Verizon.
What you’ll be doing...
The Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Manager drives the Verizon brand, reputation and market presence as a leader in diversity and inclusion, assuming overall responsibility for all aspects of communications, external relations, event management and production including content design, program development, vendor management, community sponsorships, and much more. As a subject matter expert in diversity and inclusion communications and external partnerships, the D&I Manager will collaborate with internal stakeholders to conceptualize and manage strategic initiatives, reenergize the organization’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and help develop a culturally competent workforce. The D&I Manager will also establish external partnerships with key industry organizations and work with executives in their sponsorship of strategic alliances and events.The D&I Manager will cultivate a robust outreach strategy creating pipelines of reliable platforms that propel action oriented diversity and inclusion efforts across the globe.
Internal and External Communications
                    In collaboration with the diversity and inclusion, marketing, communications, human resources, and other relevant departmental teams, develop multifaceted, action oriented, outreach methods leveraging social media, innovative and consistent messaging, captivating web presence and efforts to broadly communicate all initiatives and further promote Verizon’s brand equity and messaging around diversity and inclusion.
                    Manage overall look and content of the company’s Diversity and Inclusion website.
                    Lead content creation and work with internal stakeholders including Corporate Communications (internal and external), Public Policy & Government Affairs, Verizon Foundation, Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Resources and others to ensure a constant supply of compelling diversity and inclusion content to tell the company’s story.
                    Create communications strategy for leveraging reputational surveys internally and externally in collaboration with Corporate and HR Communications team and provide communications expertise for survey responses, including testimonials.
                    Provide communication talking points and guides for leaders around strategic diversity and inclusion messaging to ensure consistent messaging across all business units.
Event Management
                    Conceptualize, produce and execute highly effective events that communicate the company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, overseeing all aspects of event promotion, management and production in collaboration with the internal teams and external key partners.
                    Collaborate and partner with effectively with all key stakeholders including the D&I team, Corporate communications and senior leaders.
                    Measure programs and sponsorship for effectiveness and conduct post-event reporting.
                    Manage key stakeholder relationships and contract negotiations (including staffing companies, venue & operations teams, A/V, décor, entertainment, etc.) and event budgets.
                    Diversity and Inclusion Community Engagement
                    Optimize external partnerships to drive progress of the global diversity and inclusion strategy.
                    Maintain knowledge of industry best practices and trends through research, external networking, and participation in key organizational meetings, events and activities.
                    Proactively assess new and existing sponsorships information to aid strategic development and investments. Evaluate and determine which sponsorships should be established and / or continued that align with the business needs and D&I strategy.
What we’re looking for...
You are subject matter expert in diversity and inclusion. You are a keen analytical and critical thinker. You’re adept at influencing others, both directly and indirectly, and you are able to establish and maintain trusted partnerships with clients and colleagues by leveraging both your strong judgement, business acumen and interpersonal skills. You have excellent prioritization and time management skills, and you’re used to managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. You are skilled in and have experience in communications. You are a team player that is willing to help out wherever needed and loves to collaborate.
You’ll need to have:
                    Bachelor’s degree or six or more years of work experience.
                    Six or more years of relevant work experience.
                    Talent management or human resources experience or D&I certification.
Even better if you have:
                    Bachelor’s or advanced degree in human resources, industrial/organizational psychology, or an MBA.
                    Marketing communications experience.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.
For more information and to apply for this great opportunity, please visit this link:
Job Number: 482035

Insights & Ideation Activator
Los Angeles
Requisition ID: 
From Mr. Eljay Feuerman, Director of Insights & Ideation, reDEFINE (an IW Group initiative).
Dear Applicant:
For more than two years, the National Millennial Community has been working with corporations, marketing and public relations agencies, governmental entities, and non-profit organizations to
“change the conversation” about the millennial generation. But now it is time for us to help redefine the way these organizations communicate and connect with younger generations.
Working with IW Group, I have founded a new division that focuses on targeted generational research and creative marketing. The purpose is simple: find the disconnects between industry and younger
generations, then use perspective and ingenuity to help reimagine a brand’s role in the lives of young consumers.
Please know that building this organization will not be easy! We are starting from the ground up, which means there will be many twists and turns as we navigate our journey. So, I am looking for a
partner who has the following characteristics and more:
                    Strong public speaking skills;
                    Indepth understanding of market research best practices;
                    Understands what it takes to work in a small, start-up environment; and,
                    Believes in broadening our views about diversity through research and conversation.
The hiring process will be managed by the H.R. Department of IW Group. After applicants are reviewed and screened, decisions will be made by me in consultation with IW Group leadership.
In the following pages you will find the job description for our open position with reDEFINE.
Please read it carefully and apply.
Eljay Feuerman
Director of Insights & Ideation
Reporting directly to the Director of Insights & Ideation, reDEFINE, the Insights & Ideation Activator will help with insight reporting, new business development, organizing the National Millennial Community and managing accounts for reDEFINE, an initiative launched by IW Group.
                    Play an essential role on agency accounts and client relations.
                    Assist with the creation and execution of reports focusing on consumer insights.
                    Contribute big ideas and creative thinking to accounts.
                    Support agency events and activations.
                    Assist with the management of program budgets.
                    Engage in and help coordinate client meetings and presentations.
                    Co-lead new business pitches.
                    Engaged with professional and community organizations related to the agency’s and client’s business/industry.
                    Stay abreast of advertising, business, social and cultural trends.
                    Engage in professional and community organizations related to the agency’s and client’s business/industry.
                    Other duties as assigned.
                    Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Advertising or a related field of study required.
                    A minimum of one-to-three (1-3) years of professional work experience (or equivalent) in a related field, preferably in a client or an agency setting.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
                    Possess good organizational skills, demonstrated initiative, flexibility, sound judgement, and a positive attitude.
                    Possess the ability to multi-task and effectively adhere to deadlines.
                    Be willing and able to travel.
                    Have a sound understanding of basic PR functions (influencer/media pitching).
                    Experience managing social and digital-focused projects.
                    Computer knowledge required (MS Office/Adobe Suite).
                    Have excellent client relations/people skills.
                    Possess basic research skills.
For more information and to apply, visit:

American Express
Campus Recruiter
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
New York City
Phoenix, Ariz.
From Mr. Fields Jackson of Racing Toward Diversity magazine.
American Express is hiring a Campus Recruiter for its Global Campus Recruitment Team.
The Global Campus Recruitment Team is responsible for developing and executing campus recruitment strategies for American Express. These strategies include enhancing the prospective and full-time student experience, and partnering with senior business leaders and Human Resources to attract and retain the best talent for American Express.
The U.S. Campus Recruiter will be responsible for cultivating and maintaining relationships with targeted colleges/universities and managing the campus recruitment and selection process for those schools. This person will manage recruiting activities and events, and will develop an on-campus marketing strategy to promote the American Express brand and on-campus opportunities. The U.S. Campus Recruiter will be an advisor to internal business partners, responsible for understanding and assisting those groups in attracting and building a Campus talent pipeline.
In addition, the Campus Recruiter will analyze recruiting metrics and external data for their schools, and develop new recruiting strategies based on this information. This person will support the Summer Intern Program, with respect to both in planning and execution.
Responsibilities Include
                    Create and execute on-campus and virtual recruiting events to attract students into summer intern and full-time roles with strong emphasis on technology students
                    Represent American Express on campus by traveling to core schools and industry forums, facilitating recruitment events
                    Build new relationships and cultivate existing relationships with a school career services offices, university faculty, and targeted student organizations
                    Lead and coordinate with internal teams on American Express' participation in all campus activities
                    Own the end-to-end experience for business leaders and interns for the Summer Intern Program
                    Drive the conversion of high-performing Summer Interns into full-time American Express roles upon graduation
                    Design and deliver process improvement initiatives
                    Own the candidate management process for all campus hires through the applicant tracking system Qualifications
                    Minimum of 2 years of campus recruitment experience
                    Preferred campus technology (software engineer) recruitment experience
                    Excellent project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple, complex projects, events, and other initiatives with a high attention to detail
                    Proven competency in driving results through strategic thinking and collaboration with others
                    Ability to analyze data and draw conclusions to drive strategy and identify new opportunities for campus recruiting efforts
                    Demonstrated relationship management skills and ability to manage relationships across all levels of a large organization, including senior leadership
                    Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
                    A passion for recruiting and the drive to learn in a fast-paced environment
                    Bachelor's degree required
                    Preferred Locations: Phoenix, New York, Fort Lauderdale
                    Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Visit this link for more information and to apply:

Bill Imada
Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer
6300 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 2150
Los Angeles, CA  90048 USA
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