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Bill Imada Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer 6300 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 2150 Los Angeles, CA 90048 USA
Herbalife
Manager, Social Content Strategy
Los Angeles
 
From Ms. Megan Jordan, SVP – Global Corporate Communications, Herbalife.
 
Job description
POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:
 
The Manager, Social Content Strategy will support and implement our global social media strategy and be responsible for the growth and development of the Herbalife Nutrition social media channels as well as providing best practices and guidance to internal key stakeholders. This position will work closely with global affairs, corporate communication, worldwide and North America marketing, and subject matter experts as a part of a cross-functional team.
 
The Manager, Social Content Strategy will combine expertise in content strategy, established and emerging social media trends and platform best practices, a passion for creative writing, and an understanding of social media usage and technology to create compelling content that furthers our brand goals across social media.
 
DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
  • Enhance and implement global social media strategy
  • Develop social media content that serves our overall company and business objectives while maintaining growth of key social media KPIs (audience growth, reach, engagement, etc.)
  • Support day-to-day social media activity by writing and/or proofing content for global social channels, as needed.
  • Work with and develop group of content creators (including freelance, agency and internal teams) for streamlined workflow of content development
  • Liaise with key internal and external groups (i.e., agencies, photographers, etc.), identifying opportunities for social content.
  • Prepare & present monthly, quarterly and ad hoc metric/strategy reports as needed
  • Conduct regular research and testing of current and new content formats, ideas and applications
  • Develop educational “lunch and learns” for internal teams on social media best practices and successful campaigns
  • Keep pulse of new and emerging social media platforms and first-to-market opportunities
  • Ad hoc social media support as needed
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Skills:
  • Proficient at working in a technical environment; ability to translate technical solutions into business goals and vice-versa. Must be analytical, strategic, mature and thoughtful
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop
  • Able to quickly grasp new platforms or existing familiarity with Spredfast, Sysomos, Omniture, Google Analytics, etc.
  • Digital marketing or communications background, with a thorough understanding of major online media, specifically Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and WhatsApp
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, multi-task oriented, creative, and passionate about all social media platforms
  • 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
  • Well organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must have high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent business acumen and problem-solving skills
Experience:
  • 7 years of social media and/or digital marketing experience, with a demonstrated combination of business management skills and a strong knowledge of Internet and social media
  • Must have proven digital and social experience with demonstrable results
  • Experience of agency/vendor and project management, including writing and presenting creative briefs
Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Familiarity with CMS (WordPress or other) and basic HTML/CSS
  • Familiarity with production needs and process
  • Familiarity with WeChat, Telegram, Snapchat
  • Understanding of direct selling and nutritional supplements business
  • Experience of working across multiple geographies
  • Graphic design and photography experience a plus
 
For more information about this company and this position, please visit:
 

 
Herbalife
Social Sales Strategy and Training
Los Angeles
 
From Ms. Megan Jordan, SVP – Global Corporate Communications, Herbalife.
 
Job description
POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:
The Sr. Manager, Social Sales Strategy and Training will be responsible for providing strategic direction and supporting the implementation of social media as a business tool for distributors worldwide. This position will be the liaison between the global social media team and worldwide sales, while collaborating closely with Herbalife Nutrition independent distributors.
 
The position will support distributors by leading and developing trainings and identifying tools and resources for their use (in partnership with distributor committees) to ensure their online presence reflects the Company’s brand and messages. The Sr. Manager will be expected to provide leadership and expertise to the worldwide and regional sales teams regarding social media best practices and compliance, while also identifying effective methods currently being employed by distributors that can be leveraged for key learnings and broader adoption.
 
DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
 
  • Be the “go to” social media expert for distributors and worldwide and regional sales
  • Serve as the liaison between the global social media and worldwide sales teams, ensuring visibility, consistency and strategic alignment across both departments
  • Oversee the development and implementation of sales initiatives and campaigns that have a social media component
  • Review social content and other digital materials from the worldwide and regional sales teams and provide feedback
  • Maintain communication and build relationships with distributors worldwide to understand distributor needs and the use of social media as a business-building tool
  • Work with global social media and worldwide sales teams to develop training materials, sharing systems, best practice guides, case studies and presentations
  • Conduct trainings with worldwide and regional sales teams and distributor leadership
  • This position will also work closely with worldwide marketing to develop distributor-facing social media content that supports distributors’ business-building objectives
  • Help set the agenda and actively participate in regular calls with worldwide and regional social media distributor committees
  • Update distributors and respond to their requests pertaining to social media via messenger groups, conference calls, email and face-to-face
  • Solicit feedback and input from distributor groups regarding new projects or initiatives
  • Follow distributors’ social media channels to stay abreast of trends and identify best practices for sharing
  • Assess ongoing competitive analysis, content and emerging technologies in order to remain up-to-date with all the latest developments / future trends and the potential impact on Herbalife Nutrition business
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Skills:
  • Digital marketing or communications background, with an expert level understanding of major social/digital media, specifically Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, WhatsApp and Telegram
  • Existing familiarity with social publishing, listening and analytics tools such as Sprinklr, Hootsuite, Omniture, Google Analytics, Sysomos, etc.
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or other editing software
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, across functions, levels and cultures
  • Highly collaborative; skilled at working cross-functionally to build relationships, coordinate and drive results
  • Flexible and able to react positively to challenge and change
  • Must have high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent business acumen and problem-solving skills
  • Passion for emerging technology and social media
Experience:
  • 8+ years of proven social and/or digital media experience, with demonstrable results
  • Successful track record of developing and driving value added social media campaigns
  • Previous experience working in an agency environment or managing multiple client relationships
  • 3 years’ experience managing direct reports and/or teams
  • Experience working with and counseling senior management
  • Experience with managing a corporate online presence, including websites and social media channels
  • Experience with managing multiple vendors and/or external agencies to achieve defined goals
Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related field
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Understanding of direct selling and nutritional supplements business
  • Previous sales or social selling experience
  • Experience with working across multiple geographies
  • Experience with CRM platforms
 
For more information on this position, visit:
 

 
Herbalife
Manager, Communications Content
Los Angeles
 
 
Job description
COMPANY OVERVIEW:      
Herbalife Nutrition is a global nutrition company that has helped people pursue a healthy, active life since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management and personal care products are available exclusively through dedicated independent Members in more than 90 countries. Our Mission is to change people’s lives by providing the best business opportunity in direct selling and the best nutrition and weight-management products in the world.
 
POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT: 
The Manager, Communications Content will act as a developmental editor who can take content and turn it into its best form. This position will manage editorial review of content, identify what makes content engaging and improve drafts with messaging, style, tone, keywords and SEO strategy—this will include written and visual content. This position will maintain consistency of content by overseeing the review of assets and ensuring they are in accordance with the editorial calendar and our messaging priorities. This position will liaise with internal and external content creators; edit blogs, articles, press releases and develop creative strategies to optimize content. This position will also assist with content curation and creation. This position will ensure delivery of high-quality content that meets and exceeds internal client goals.
 
DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
 
  • Lead for optimizing content for targeted messaging and distribution.
  • Use insights, analytics and trends to determine communication and messaging.
  • Provide guidance to the team in terms of emerging content trends in order to best optimize content.
  • Review, evaluate and edit content or other materials and confer with authors and content creators regarding edits in substance, style, organization, or publication.
  • Enhance existing online content guide with the help of analytics/surveys and look at incorporating new communication channels to increase viewership.
  • Act as point of contact for Corporate/regional requesters to ensure that content requests are being met.
  • Work together with Directors to prioritize content for review and publication.
  • Work with team to keep company messaging up to date and relevant.
  • Ensure all content being created is aligned with company goals.
  • Polish and refine content to enhance the major points.
  • Support the production of print, digital, social, and television assets by reviewing and editing content.
  • Enhance existing content guide with the help of analytics/surveys and look at incorporating new communication channels to increase viewership.
  • Responsible for checking content for accuracy and relevancy.
  • Work with team to suggest topics, help with research, verify facts, and plan content.
  • Works through successive drafts with the writer if needed.
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Skills:
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and be proactive, as well as work effectively in a team and across functional groups.
  • Strong editing and grammar skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Creative and passionate.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills – ability to review materials quickly and accurately
  • Experience managing projects, campaigns, strategies, and copy.
  • Strong competency with Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Strong proficiency working in a project management system.
  • Well organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • 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:
  • 7 years of newsroom or campaign experience
  • 5 years experience in a project management environment
  • 4-5 years writing, editing or creating content
  • Experience working with a comprehensive editorial calendar
  • Experience with brand campaign concepts, strategies, and copy
  • Experience with SEO, article-writing and script-writing
  • Experience of working closely with senior executives in a fast-moving environment
  • Agency/vendor and project management
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or related field
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  • Understanding of science/nutrition sectors
  • Experience of working across multiple geographies
 
For more information and to apply, visit:

 
Herbalife
Coordinator, Communications  Content
Los Angeles
 
 
Job description
About Herbalife Nutrition
 
Herbalife Nutrition is a global nutrition company whose purpose is to make the world healthier and happier. We have been on a mission for nutrition - changing people's lives with great nutrition products & programs - since 1980. Together with our Herbalife Nutrition independent distributors, we are committed to providing solutions to the worldwide problems of poor nutrition and obesity, an aging population, skyrocketing public healthcare costs and a rise in entrepreneurs of all ages. Herbalife Nutrition offers high-quality, science-backed products, most of which are produced in Company-operated facilities, one-on-one coaching with an Herbalife Nutrition independent distributor, and a supportive community approach that inspires customers to embrace a healthier, more active lifestyle.
Herbalife Nutrition’s targeted nutrition, weight-management, energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively to and through dedicated distributors in more than 90 countries.
 
Through our corporate social responsibility efforts, Herbalife Nutrition supports the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. Herbalife Nutrition is also proud to sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy, and numerous Olympic teams.
 
Herbalife has over 8,000 employees worldwide, and our shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of approximately $4.4 billion in 2017. To learn more, visit Herbalife.com or IAmHerbalife.com.
 
Position Summary Statement
The Coordinator, Communications Content will work closely with the Communications Content Strategy team and will be responsible for day to day coordination and project management of content. The coordinator will be responsible for distribution of content as well as analysis of content’s performance. This will include overseeing analytics, keeping track of progress, and optimizing content.The Coordinator will develop creative strategies to distribute content and will ensure delivery of high-quality content that meets and exceeds internal client goals. In addition, the Coordinator will assist with the development of communications content and campaigns. This role will analyze content performance and engagement using a variety of tools to identify best practices, as well as conduct audits to uncover trends and identify key influencers.
 
Detailed Responsibilities/Duties
  • Support Herbalife’s day-to-day content activity by working with content creators to ensure project tracking, account management, coordination with corporate communications.
  • Support the development and implementation of measurable content campaigns that inspire thought leadership and influencer action.
  • Manage editorial calendar to ensure content and assets are being released on time.
  • Deliver actionable insights, specific recommendations on how to improve content by monitoring and analyzing brand conversations.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and ad hoc metrics reports.
  • Enhance Herbalife’s communications to better engage our targeted audiences.
  • Support brand loyalty and encourage discussion of user-generated content via active community participation and conversation.
  • Research and identify content best practices and relevant brand examples within the space.
  • Ensure all content being created is aligned with company goals and optimized for targeted messaging and distribution.
  • Support the production of print, digital, social, television assets.
  • Look at enhancing existing online content guide with the help of analytics/surveys and look at incorporating new communication channels to increase viewership.
  • Work together with Directors on various projects.
  • Help define and drive project tasks and milestones within necessary timing. Elevate risks to meet deadlines.
  • Ensure all internal departments have access to the company’s most current messaging & editorial calendar.
 
Skills
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and be proactive, as well as work effectively in a team and across functional groups.
  • Able to quickly grasp new platforms or existing familiarity with analytics software and tools to monitor content
  • Experience managing projects, campaigns, and copy.
  • Strong competency with Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Strong proficiency working in a project management system.
  • Well organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Creative and passionate
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills – ability to create materials quickly and accurately
  • 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
  • 2-4 years of communications experience
  • 2-3 years experience in a project management environment.
  • Experience with editorial calendars and deadline.
  • Experience of working in a fast-moving environment
 
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or related field
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Understanding of science/nutrition sectors
 
For more information and to apply, please visit:
 

 
Houston Community College (HCC)
Writer
Houston, Tex.
 
From Ms. Linda Toyota, Associate Vice Chancellor, Communications and Marketing, HCC.
 
The Organization
Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We’re proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.
 
The Team
Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. When you join our talented faculty team, you’ll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We’ll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.
 
SUMMARY
Responsible for writing and editing newsletters, media releases, articles, speeches, resolutions, commendations, copy for ads, brochures and pamphlets, PowerPoint presentations, letters and reports. Work as part of the Communications Department team in providing communications and marketing support to the System and colleges.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.
  1. Write and edit newsletters, media releases, articles, speeches, resolutions, commendations, ad copy, brochures, pamphlets, letters, and report with a mastery of AP style writing; coordinate photography as appropriate; work with the graphics department on production; create Power Point presentations, meeting scripts, and collateral materials;
  2. Write HCC News for daily publication on the Internet and email;
  3. Provide communications consulting, writing and editing support to HCC staff; and
  4. Other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above.  The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.
 
EDUCATION
Bachelor’s degree in a Communications discipline, journalism or public relations degree is required.
 
EXPERIENCE
  • Five (5) years of professional experience in writing and editing communications materials. Experience as a newspaper editor, public relations practitioner, media writer, media relations contact or feature writer is preferred.
  • Experience with a variety of communication channels and devices, including print and electronic media, presentation or design programs.
  • Experience in writing and editing copy for fact sheets, brochures, displays and other promotional material.
  • Experience with media requests for information, coordination of interviews and preparation of individuals to respond to the media.
  • Experience in an institution of higher education preferred. 
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  1. Ability to use computer-based communication tools: Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel. Knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator helpful, but not required;
  2. Project management and organizational skills, with the ability to work in a high-volume communications environment with tight deadlines and fast turnarounds;
  3. Excellent composition, writing, grammar, spelling, basic math and analytical skills
  4. Professional, effective verbal communication and presentation skills;
  5. Knowledge of tracking media coverage and targeting appropriate markets;
  6. Knowledge of selecting appropriate stories, interview college personnel and external sources when appropriate. Good interviewing skills;
  7. Ability to research, analyze, interpret information and a variety of data related to HCC
  8. Ability to create effective presentations in PowerPoint;
  9. Ability to establish and follow journalistic guidelines and style standards;
  10. Ability to work effectively in a team environment and share tasks; and
  11. Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
 
Next steps:
If you always have the student experience in the forefront of your planning and execution, if you’re a collaborator, an innovator and a person who gets things done, apply today! 
Location 

Houston is a city with limitless possibilities: 
  • Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City’s 55. 
  • Approximately 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don’t forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate healthcare system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation’s top institutions. 
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene. 
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines. 

If this sounds like the role for you and you’re ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away. 

It is the policy of the Houston Community College System to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact the Employment Services Office at (713) 718-8565. 
HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion. 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
 
This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.
 
For more information about this position, visit:

 
HP
Business Internship
Boise, Idaho
 
From Mr. Fields Jackson, CEO and Chief Cheerleader, Racing Toward Diversity magazine.
 
Description
This position is a pipeline posting meant to provide applicants for several internship openings during the summer of 2018. Qualified candidates will be contacted directly for further employment conversations. 

The HP Internship Program is ranked among the top 25 in the world by Glassdoor.  Beyond the assigned project, summer intern activities include a technical site tours, executive events, community service opportunities, a project fair, as well as numerous social and professional networking opportunities.   

At HP, we don't just dream about the future. We invent it.

Job Description 
The HP Marketing / Finance Intern will work on marketing / business projects exercising influence across the businesses.   Focus is around:
  • Manage key cross-functional and organization programs that have impact on ability to deliver, sell and ensure operational enablement of solutions
  • Process improvements to make the program more effective and efficient
  • Program manage new initiatives and system processes including elements of OEM program
  • Analytic Management & Support

Qualifications 
Education
 
Working towards a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Accounting, Finance, Operations, or Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA)

Desired Skills
  • Leadership skills required to succeed in a fast moving, matrix environment (including R&D, marketing, finance, business planning)
  • Project management fundamentals, effective communication, collaboration and presentation skills
  • Strong ability to manage and influence others (both within and outside your own direct work-group)
  • Proven ability to think and act strategically
  • Confidence & Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management and functional disciplines
  • Routinely exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and criteria for achieving objectives.
  • Ability to work effectively in diverse, foreign, and multi-cultural environments
  • Innovative and creative approach to solving problems ("Think outside of the box" mentality)
  • Solid English oral and written communication skills.
 
For more information and to apply:
 

 
 
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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
 
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