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Jun042018

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Bill Imada Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer 6300 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 2150 Los Angeles, CA 90048 USANBCUniversal
Associate Manager, Marketing Strategy (VIP and Universal Express)
Universal City, Calif. (Los Angeles area)
 
From Ms. Christine Cadena via Ms. Wenny Katzenstein at NBCUniversal.
 
Job No.:
40853BR
 
Responsibilities
The Associate Manager, Marketing Strategy will champion strategic development and analysis efforts to identify, evaluate, and inform business growth opportunities for assigned markets, products, and programs. The ideal candidate will develop strategic marketing and communication plans for assigned segments and Specialty Products (VIP and Universal Express) based on insights, market geography factors, analysis of results and competition.

Responsibilities Include:
Marketing Strategy
• Partner with Director to champion development of impactful marketing strategies and tactics to deliver growth for assigned markets, products, and programs (including attraction launches)
• Track how markets and segments are evolving, involving brand, product and service opportunities, and analyze external marketing and sales trends as well as competitive actions
• Collaborate with cross-functional partners to identify and create models to allow for comparison between competing opportunities and ensure maximum ROI for Marketing & Sales spend
 
Domestic Tourist Segment
• Assist in the development of strategies and plans to drive domestic tourist attendance and revenue
• Define key target audience demographics, travel behaviors, and marketing intelligence
• Develop and foster partnerships with travel partners such as LA Tourism, Visit CA, and Brand USA to leverage learnings and capitalize on complementary marketing messages in the market place

Specialty Products
• Develop strategies and plans to drive VIP and Universal Express attendance, penetration, yield, and revenue
• Champion cross-functional business team to manage guest experience, integrated marketing plans, sales distribution, and long term growth strategy

Strategic Planning
• Assist in annual planning and budgeting process for overall Marketing & Sales division
• Assist in analysis and strategic input from a Marketing perspective for long-term planning/growth initiatives
• Partner with other departments (Finance, Sales, Integrated Marketing, Brand, Consumer Insights, Ecommerce, Operations, and Entertainment) to analyze competitive intelligence data to inform recommendations on for new programs to drive attendance and revenue
• Other duties as assigned
 
Qualifications/Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Economics, Business or equivalent required; MBA strongly preferred
• Minimum 2-3 years cross-functional experience in diverse fields such as marketing, strategy, finance
• Strong business acumen and demonstrated ability to analyze/draw marketing implications from research and other data sources
• Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
• Ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish preferred
 
Desired Characteristics
• Superior problem solving and analytical skills (both quantitative and qualitative)
• Familiarity with business case development, financial pro-formas, strategic planning, and analysis
• Experience analyzing and interpreting multiple data sources to develop marketing conclusion and recommendations
• Strong reading, writing and verbal skills in English and Spanish preferred
• Ability to work with others and collaborate across the organization to achieve goals and meet deadlines
• Flexibility and ability to able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Ability to manage a high volume of detail with excellent accuracy
• Highly motivated, creative individual with a passion connecting with current and future customers
 
Sub-Business
USH Marketing and Sales
 
Career Level
Experienced
 
City
Universal City
 
State/Province
California
 
Country
United States
 
About Us
Universal Studios Hollywood is the Entertainment Capital of L.A. featuring a movie-based theme park and Studio Tour, and bridged by Universal CityWalk, a dynamic entertainment, shopping and dining complex. Universal Studios Hollywood is an industry leader due to its impressive talent base of highly creative professionals who inspire and produce compelling entertainment and innovative attractions that immerse guests in an authentic Hollywood experience. Universal Studios Hollywood’s team of professionals enjoys a unique culture where fun, hard work and high-quality results are priority, resulting in an employee base that is proud to work here. The company offers equally unique opportunities for employees to expand their careers within Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Parks & Resorts, and the broader NBCUniversal family. It’s a big universe, where do you fit in?
 
Notices
NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
 
For more information about this position and to apply, please visit:
 

 
NBCUniversal
Associate Manager, Marketing Strategy
Universal City, Calif. (Los Angeles area)
 
From Ms. Christine Cadena via Ms. Wenny Katzenstein at NBCUniversal.
 
Job No:
40660BR
 
Responsibilities
The Associate Manager, Marketing Strategy is responsible for assisting in the development and execution of the international tourist segment business strategies and plans, with a primary focus on China. The ideal candidate will develop strategic marketing and communication plans for assigned segments based on insights, market geography factors, analysis of results and competition.

Marketing Strategy
• Partner with Manager in the development of impactful marketing strategies, programs and tactics to deliver growth in key tourist segments and product initiatives, with a particular emphasis on China
• Work with cross-functional teams to execute strategies, including Marketing, Sales, Brand, Research, Online, Promotions, Publicity, and Legal
• Develop and update reports and dashboards with key metrics, reporting insights and trends at scale
• Monitor progress towards plans throughout the year to assure accomplishment of goals and objectives

International Tourist Segment
• Partner with Manager to drive international tourist segment attendance and revenue
• Be the expert in Chinese culture and Chinese travel industry
• Develop tools and market knowledge in other key international markets
• Build awareness through digital/social media platforms and ensure that all content is compelling and up-to-date
• Develop and foster partnerships with travel partners such as LA Tourism, Visit CA, and Brand USA to leverage learnings and capitalize on complementary marketing messages in the market place

Strategic Planning
• Assist in annual planning and budgeting process for overall Marketing & Sales division
• Assist in analysis and strategic input from a Marketing perspective for long-term planning/growth initiatives
• Partner with other departments (Consumer Insights, Integrated Marketing, Brand Marketing, Ecommerce, and Finance) to analyze competitive intelligence data to inform recommendations on for new programs to drive attendance and revenue
• Other duties as assigned
 
Qualifications/Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or equivalent required; MBA strongly preferred
• Minimum 2 - 3 years relevant marketing experience, ideally in consumer entertainment, travel, leisure, or theme park industry
• Ability to speak, read, and write in Chinese/Mandarin strongly preferred
• Strong business acumen and demonstrated ability to analyze/draw marketing implications from research and other data sources
• Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
 
Desired Characteristics
• Experience in developing and presenting consumer-centric marketing strategy plans
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills (both quantitative and qualitative)
• Strong reading, writing and verbal skills in English and Chinese/Mandarin
• Experience with social media and content marketing
• Ability to work with others and collaborate across the organization to achieve goals and meet deadlines
• Flexibility and ability to able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
• Highly motivated, creative individual with a passion connecting with current and future customers
 
About Us
Universal Studios Hollywood is the Entertainment Capital of L.A. featuring a movie-based theme park and Studio Tour, and bridged by Universal CityWalk, a dynamic entertainment, shopping and dining complex. Universal Studios Hollywood is an industry leader due to its impressive talent base of highly creative professionals who inspire and produce compelling entertainment and innovative attractions that immerse guests in an authentic Hollywood experience. Universal Studios Hollywood’s team of professionals enjoys a unique culture where fun, hard work and high-quality results are priority, resulting in an employee base that is proud to work here. The company offers equally unique opportunities for employees to expand their careers within Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Parks & Resorts, and the broader NBCUniversal family. It’s a big universe, where do you fit in?
 
Notices
NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
 
For more information about this position and to apply, please visit:
 
 

 
Padilla
Senior Account Executive, Corporate Communications – Crisis
Minneapolis, Minn.
 
From Ms. Victoria Gibbs, Human Resources Contractor, Padilla.
 
Do you have the passion to support and respond to multiple complex crisis issues in a high demand environment with one of the best communication firms? Padilla is looking for a polished, mid-level communications professional who has strong experience working in crisis situations and is ready to join an established team and hit the ground running. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Create communications plans and media outreach campaigns;
  • Responsible for managing budgets and client reporting;
  • Willingness to respond to crisis issues 24/7;
  • Work directly with executive-level client contacts to provide sound counsel under tight deadlines in high-pressure situations.
 
We evaluate co-workers on both chemistry and skills. You’ll be asked to complete our skills assessment and conduct a brief presentation. We lean toward self-starters who love to work both independently and in a group. Points if you aren’t afraid to question the status quo or speak up with ideas that might just change the world.
 
Our employees value their amazingly talented co-workers, the award winning and challenging work, and the excitement of our evolving capabilities!
 
Requirements / Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing communications, public relations, business or related field
  • Five or more years of progressive professional experience in media and communications
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to provide media related training to executives and clients
  • Provide trusted crisis communication to senior counsel/C-Suite
  • Minimum of 25% travel is required
 
Padilla is an employee-owned firm and an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer an exceptional work environment, which contributed to our recognition as America’s “Top Agency to Work For.”
 
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
 
For additional information and details about Padilla and this position, please visit:
 

 
Padilla
Full Stack Developer
Minneapolis, Minn. or Richmond, Va.
 
From Ms. Victoria Gibbs, Human Resources Contractor, Padilla.
 
The Full Stack Developer will work on client, new business and internal digital projects. He/she will work with internal and client team(s) to define technology requirements and make recommendations on platforms/languages, tools and technologies that will enable the client to achieve their goals. The developer will work closely with our Digital Producer, UX Designer and Designers to create technical specification documents, prototypes and fully developed digital projects per spec.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Development of internal and external digital projects
  • Quality assurance of work on new and existing projects
  • Writing and defining technical specifications
  • Planning complex applications, from data modeling and platform choice to functionality backlogs and launch dates
  • Communicating complex development concepts to colleagues and clients
  • Communicating reliable task estimates and timelines
  • Contributing to coding and development standards and processes
 
Requirements/Qualifications:
  • College degree, web development certification or significant equivalent experience
  • At least four years of experience developing enterprise-class applications in:
  • Modern HTML5 and CSS3
  • JavaScript and front-end frameworks, preferably React
  • Ruby on Rails or similar MVC frameworks
  • WordPress, especially custom themes and plugins
  • CSS preprocessors, preferably Sass
  • Proven ability to write well-formatted, understandable, well-documented code
  • Proficiency in version control systems, Git preferred
  • Familiarity with test-driven development and continuous integration
  • Experience creating mobile applications with React Native is a plus
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development cycle
  • Experience with in-depth QA compatibility testing across browsers and platforms
  • A varied portfolio containing previous digital development projects
  • Proven ability to write technical/functionality specification documentation
  • A desire to work in a collaborative environment and to contribute learnings and insights to the development team
  • Exceptional teamwork and communication skills as well as the ability to counsel and lead clients
  • A high level of curiosity around technology and communications
  • Minimal travel may be required
 
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
 
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
 
For more details regarding this position and to apply, visit:
 

 
Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce
President
Dallas, Tex.
 
From Mr. Galileo Jumaoas, President, Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce (who will be retiring).  Reposted.
 
Since 1986 the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce (GDAACC) has served the business community. North Texas has experienced a tremendous growth of the Asian American population as shown in the Census 2000 demographics profile. (200% increase).
 
And the Chamber has exercised its leadership towards this diverse and rapid growing community by creating growth and opportunities for the Asian Community, its members, partners and sponsors. The Chamber is currently searching for a new leader to take on the role of President. Qualified candidates must apply directly with the Chamber.
 
Position:
President of the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce shall:
  • Develop operational plan (strategies, objectives and policies) that is consistent with the Chamber’s Strategic Plan
  • Lead Chamber’s day-to-day operations, including managing the Chamber’s staff and communicating with the Chamber’s Board of Directors, based on Board agreed upon operational plan
  • Attract, recruit, develop, and onboard new members, while ensuring timely communication about Chamber’s programs, activities and opportunities to all members
  • Build alliances with symbiotic organizations/associations and represent the Chamber at key events
  • Manage Chamber operational P&L based on Board approved budget
  • Actively represent interest of the Chamber and its members at local, national and international regulatory bodies
  • Provide staff support, as needed, to Board established committees
 
Reporting:
The President shall report to the Chairman and Board of Directors in accordance with its by-laws.
 
Specific Duties and Responsibilities                                              
I.                    MEMBERSHIP - INCREASE MEMBERSHIP AT ALL LEVELS
II.                  FINANCE - RESPONSIBLE FOR FIDUCIARY HEALTH, STRENGTH AND INTEGRITY OF THE CHAMBER
III.                PROGRAMS/PUBLIC AFFAIRS - ACT AS THE OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CHAMBER
IV.                STRATEGIC PLANNING / EXECUTION OF STRATEGY - DEVELOP AND EXECUTE STRATEGIC PLANS TO PROMOTE THE GROWTH OF THE CHAMBER
V.                  HUMAN RESOURCES - DEVELOP THE ORGANIZATION BY ATTRACTING, HIRING, RETAINING AND DEVELOPING TALENT
VI.                COMMUNICATIONS - DEVELOP COMMUNICATION CHANNELS FOR GDAACC
 
REQUIRED AND PREFERRED BASIC QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:
  • Relevant experience in running a chamber of commerce or nonprofit management
  • Agency/vendor relationship management and project management
  • Experience with working across multiple geographies and multi-ethnicities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong Strategic thinking skills and financial acumen
  • Experience in managing people, events/projects, fund raising, and strategies,
  • Well organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong competency with Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • 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 partners and stakeholders
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, and knowledgeable with the ability to work in an environment where the team is small, geographically and ethnically diverse.
 
EXPERIENCE:
  • Experience in nonprofit management
  • Experience in Event Planning and Organizing or Project management.
  • Experience in contracting and procurement, preferably in Government and in private sector
  • Experience working closely with Board leadership in a fast-moving environment
 
EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business and nonprofit management, or related human development course
  • Preferably a master in business Administration with accounting background
 
BENEFITS OFFERED:
  • 2-week vacation
  • Health Insurance
  • Mileage and travel Reimbursement for approved expenses
 
STARTING PAY RANGES: 
  • $50,000 – $60,000
  • Bonuses, commissions, and additional benefits to be approved by the Board
 
SEND COVER LETTER, SALARY REQUIREMENTS AND RESUME TO:
 

 
IW Group, Inc.
Public Relations and Social Media Manager
Los Angeles
 
Job description
 
POSTION SUMMARY:
Reporting directly to the Chief Content Officer, the PR/Social Media Manager is responsible for designing and implementing strategies to build award-winning total market and multicultural campaigns, maximizing reach through public relations, social media, events and activations that are conducive to major coverage. This role will require the candidate to have experience and expertise in both the Asian American and general consumer markets.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Public relations and social media
  • Design, implement and lead immersive PR and social media strategies that align with business goals
  • Provide leadership for new business opportunities including digital strategy development spanning owned, earned and paid media
  • Implement integrated strategies and best practices across various platforms and social communities (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Video/YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, etc.), ensuring high levels of web traffic and customer engagement
  • Supervise planning, execution and measurement of digital and social media programs and campaigns, as well as ongoing community management work
  • Perform research on current benchmark trends and audience preferences
  • Participate in key account group brainstorms, strategy and creative sessions, contributing digital/ interactive/new media ideas
  • Assess current digital opportunities and challenges and develop a comprehensive digital growth plan
  • Design and deliver training and skills development for local teams
  • Monitor SEO and web traffic metrics
  • Set specific objectives and report on ROI
  • Remain up-to-date with the latest digital technologies and social media trends
 
Experience
  • Conceptualize and produce events and activations 
  • Educate pertinent staff on the latest trends, techniques, and developments in the experiential category reporting on the latest developments of how people experience brands in unique and interesting ways
  • Understand how experiences deliver for a brand and how brands measure this impact
  • Execute work through developing sound experiential practices and building a network of well-vetted and highly-trusted vendors
  • Deliver everything from insights and concepts, to creative and production management, to execution and measurement
  • Capability includes on premise, in-store, live, corporate, trade, and digital events
  • Uncover opportunities from existing clients, as well as new opportunities that would be attractive to pursue, helping to create a strategy for building on the agency’s success in experiential events
  • Ability to manage program
 
Buzz
  • Lead and manage priority client accounts
  • Provide creative leadership for clients and team
  • Serve as the main point of contact for clients
  • Create and execute mediable and content-able campaigns
  • Brainstorm new ideas and present them on demand
  • Maintain a high awareness of pop culture, industry trends and technologies
 
OTHER FUNCTIONS:
  • Present and pitch new business opportunities
  • Engage in professional and community organizations related to the agency’s and client’s business/industry
  • Other duties as assigned
 
MINIMUM JOB REQUIRMENTS:
Education:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Advertising or a related field of study required
 
Experience:
  • Minimum of 3-5 years professional work experience with clients and developing business within an award-winning public relations, digital or advertising/integrated marketing agency
  • Minimum of 3-5 years in a client-facing managerial role or above
  • Relevant experience across key social media properties including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, blogs, etc.
  • Experience using popular analysis and publishing tools such as: Facebook Insights, Radian6, Sysomos, Google Analytics, Omniture, Spredfast, Sprinklr, Adobe Social, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, and others
  • Content distribution expertise spanning owned, earned, and paid digital channels
  • Played a key role in notable campaigns
 
Join Us!
 
Interested candidates that meet the requirements of this role are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to the IW Group Recruiting Team using the link in this ad.
 
For more information about this and other positions at IW Group, please visit:
 

 
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Bill Imada
Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer
6300 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 2150
Los Angeles, CA  90048 USA
Tel. 213.262.4090
Tel. 213.262.0911 direct
Mobile 310.691.3462
 
Follow me on Twitter @bimada

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