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Subject: Career and Internship Opportunities - Columbus, Ohio; Woodland Hills/L.A., Calif.; Columbia, Md.; Dallas, Tex.

Bill Imada Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer 6300 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 2150 Los Angeles, CA 90048 USA
Community Manager
Dallas, Tex.
From AT&T.
The Community Manager is responsible for monitoring user feedback across all digital touch points for DirecTV’s LATAM Live, Linear, and VOD digital TV platform. Responsibilities include logging user feedback and escalating issues, responding to users in a timely manner, and analyzing feedback to support product development. This role requires very strong written and verbal communication skills and a keen attention to detail. He or she must have expert knowledge of social media networks, customer service portals, community forums, and various app environments.
  • Develop and maintain listening dashboards across all social media networks utilizing the most advanced listening tools such as Sprinklr, Crimson Hexagon, etc.
  • Manage the customer support portal, prioritizing inquiry types and escalating issues to appropriate assignees
  • Watch online forums and blogs for conversations about or mentions of DTV LATAM
  • Monitor all relevant app environments to find user reviews or comments about DTV, utilizing tools like Appbot
  • Develop a detailed playbook and process checklist for anyone to use who’s responsible for social listening and community management
  • Determine and implement optimal structure and scheduling for 24/7 monitoring
  • Ensure an owner is assigned to event-specific listening for each live event
  • Create a list of FAQs and response templates for non-urgent inquiries
  • Adapt technical answers from the product and QA teams to fit DTV’s brand voice before responding to users
  • Ensure that responses to foreign users are translated in the same language as received with support from local country managers
  • Engage with users in the DTV voice while also providing exceptional detail to technical questions
  • Establish a logging process to record all user inquiries received
  • Maintain an organized database of feedback including users, types, devices, geo-locations, networks, apps, assets, languages, talent, etc.
  • Work with Insights and Product teams to identify trends in user feedback and realize meaningful insights
  • Develop audience profiles and interest groups to allow for retargeting around future programs and product updates

Additional Information: 
  • 5+ years working in customer service or social media role
  • Experience with CRM tools like Zendesk, Salesforce, Uservoice, etc.
  • Competency in copywriting and community management
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Immersed in social and digital landscape
  • Familiarity working in app environments and app management tools like Appbot
  • Proficiency with Social Media tools like Sprinklr, Spredfast, Hootsuite
  • Able to think, plan, and execute autonomously
  • Inclined to solve problems and find solutions proactively
  • Bachelor’s Degree is not required but a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred.
  • English, proficiency in Spanish and Portuguese preferred.
  • Ability to travel as needed (approx. 5%) and work flexible hours/days of the week.
Job Number:
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County of Los Angeles
Director, Countrywide Communications
Los Angeles
This information was provided by Ms. Kristin Cavanaugh of Sony Pictures Entertainment (via Mr. Gary Smith of the County of Los Angeles).
The County of Los Angeles, listed in Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers for 2015, 2016, and 2018, and is the largest employer in Southern California with more than 109,000 employees across 35 departments and an operating budget of $30 billion. The County provides vital, wide-ranging services to a diverse population of 10 million people. Los Angeles County comprises of 88 cities within its boundaries and is the largest county in the nation.
The Chief Executive Office is the central executive, strategic, and administrative agency for the County, the Chief Executive Office (CEO) is responsible for a wide range of activities, including managing and directing budget and operations, employee relations, compensation, asset management, strategic integration, legislative affairs, intergovernmental relations, risk management, strategic planning, and Countywide communications.
Countywide Communications is housed within the Chief Executive Office and is responsible for providing the public with a deeper understanding of, and appreciation for, the County’s mission, initiatives and operations. The Office aggressively employs a variety of digital and traditional communications platforms to broadly distribute messaging developed by the Office. Countywide Communications also serves as the County’s primary media liaison, assists with Public Record Act requests and responds to public inquiries.
The Director of Countywide Communications is an unclassified position. It is responsible for developing, guiding and implementing comprehensive, integrated public relations messaging that utilizes traditional and rapidly developing digital technology to articulate the ways in which Los Angeles County is carrying out its mission of public service. This person plays an integral role in developing communications for the most important priorities of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
The Director manages a team with responsibility for, among other things: conceptualizing and implementing communications projects; initiating proactive media strategies and public outreach; writing press releases and talking points; providing training for communications specialists in County departments; broadening the County’s communications reach into underserved communities, and developing compelling digital content for daily distribution across County websites, social media and cable channel.
The Director also provides strategic communications advice and counsel to the Chief Executive Officer and works in partnership with County departments, external agencies, consultants and vendors to produce sophisticated proactive and crisis-oriented communications.
This position is based in Los Angeles and reports to the Chief Operations Officer of Los Angeles County.
  • Develops and refines Los Angeles County's core messaging to highlight the County's leadership initiatives.
  • Directs a multifaceted, fast-paced communications operation that includes website development, video production, social media, digital toolkits, press releases and talking points.
  • Provides strategic media advice and detailed communications strategies for the Chief Executive Office and, when called upon, for individual County departments confronting challenging communications issues or opportunities.
  • Oversees video production for the “County Channel,” including developing programming and providing contractors with direction for journalistic-style shows, news segments and other content that can also be used on the County’s digital platforms and shared by the public.
  • Coordinates cross-departmental communications training and collaborative messaging for maximum public reach and impact.
  • Oversees office administrative functions, including budgeting, contracts and personnel.
  • Serves as a main point-of-contact for reporters and a spokesperson for the County.
  • The ideal candidate should have a strong track record and reputation for success and leadership in a management position developing public affairs strategies and implementing effective communications in a large private or public-sector environment, using traditional and evolving communications methods.
  • The candidate must be results‐oriented, thrive in a high‐intensity workplace, and possess the proven ability to quickly transform complicated policy concepts into communications that are easily comprehensible by broader audiences. The candidate must have outstanding writing, editing and verbal communication skills, and be able to meet tight deadlines. The candidate should also have a work style that encourages collaboration and inclusiveness.
  • Five years leadership experience in large private or public organizations, directly overseeing fast-paced multimedia communications operations that include: strategic planning, website development, social media, digital marketing, video production and written communications.
  • Experience overseeing and executing highly specialized assignments that include numerous stakeholders and the use of multiple communications platforms.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including persuasive writing and flawless editing.
  • A valid California Class C driver’s license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the local media landscape and target audiences, as well as knowledge of the County of Los Angeles and the Southern California region.
  • Exceptional presentation and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to interface with all levels of management and critical stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and work effectively under pressure and in a fast-paced, highly accountable environment with strong time-management skills.
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Compensation: $167,361.24 - $253,314.72 annually. Starting annual salary will be dependent on qualifications, and career accomplishments. This unclassified position is subject to the provisions of the County’s Management Appraisal and Performance Plan (MAPP), and is compensated at MAPP Range R17
Benefits: The County of Los Angeles provides an excellent benefits package that allows employees to choose benefits that meet their specific needs. The package includes:
  • Retirement Plan – The successful candidate will participate in a contributory defined benefit plan.
  • Cafeteria Benefit Plan – Benefits may be purchased from the MegaFlex Cafeteria Benefit Plan using a tax-free County contribution of an additional 14.5% of the employee’s monthly salary.
  • Flexible Spending Account – Optional employee tax-free health care spending account.
  • Savings Plan (401k) – Optional tax-deferred income plan that may include a County matching contribution up to 4% of employee’s salary.
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457) – Optional tax-deferred income plan that may include a County matching contribution up to 4% of employee’s salary.
  • Holidays – 12 paid days per year.
This unclassified position will be open from June 19, 2018, until filled. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a statement of interest, a comprehensive resume detailing their knowledge, skills, and abilities relevant to this position. Submission should include ALL of the following:
  • Candidate’s ability to meet the requirements as stated in the Qualifying Experience and Desirable Qualifications sections of this recruitment announcement;
  • For organizations and programs managed, the name of each employer, job title, size of the organization’s budget, number and composition of personnel supervised, scope of management responsibilities, functions managed, dates of employment; and
  • Names of schools, colleges and universities attended, dates attended, degrees earned, and field(s) of study. Please enclose verification of degree(s), licenses and certificates together with the resume.
Materials received by July 11, 2018, will be given first consideration. Electronic submittals are strongly preferred and should be submitted to:CEOExecRecruitment@ceo.lacounty.gov
Please indicate the position title Director of Countywide Communications (UC) in the subject line of your e-mail.
Hardcopy submittal by mail or hand delivery should be addressed to:
Ms. Stacey M. Winters
County of Los Angeles Chief Executive Office
500 West Temple Street, Room 785
Los Angeles, CA 90012
You may also fax your application to: Stacey M. Winters at (213) 613-0744
Confidential inquiries, please contact:
Ms. Stacey M. Winters
Telephone (213) 974-2617

Junior Software Engineer (Java)
Columbia, Md.
From Mr. Andrew McCaskill, SVP of Global Communications and Multicultural Marketing at Nielsen.  There is also a junior software engineer opening in Tampa, Fla.
Job Number:
Technology and Engineering - USA Columbia, Maryland 
Want to join a team where your talent, ideas and creativity would matter? Do you like to research new/emerging technologies and seek job satisfaction of working on impactful platforms/solutions for a large company? Then this position may be for you!
We seek passionate, creative junior programmers to join our Engineering R&D team and help build innovative solutions using emerging technologies. With a good balance of development on business critical products and cutting-edge technology, your daily routine will never show its boring face!
Job Purpose
As a Junior Software Engineer within Nielsen Audio Engineering R&D group, you will be a hands-on programmer. You will be responsible for researching, prototyping, developing, piloting innovative solutions and algorithms around emerging technologies relevant to the media measurement industry.
In addition, you will play a key role in the ongoing maintenance and evolution of Nielsen’s data collection, processing and analytics applications. You will be responsible for development, maintenance, validation, troubleshooting of these systems.
Job Responsibilities
  • Quickly analyze business goals and translate them into documented requirements and scope
  • Research relevant technologies and perform feasibility analysis.
  • Propose and develop relevant prototypes/solutions.
  • Apply Object Oriented Design principles and adhere to organizational standards/processes.
  • Participate in design document for a production quality software application within the scope and constraints of the proposed system.
  • Write clean, maintainable code & perform unit and integration testing of new application code
  • Maintain and enhance highly complex applications with precision and rigour.
  • Participate in sprint planning and daily sprint stand-ups and follow Agile methods and Software Engineering principles.
  • Articulate the thinking in a lucid manner to others.
  • Work collaboratively with peers and members of other teams.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent degree.
  • Solid foundation of software engineering and programming.
  • 1 year academic/work experience writing software applications and/or algorithms.
  • 1-2 years combined coding experience using prevalent programing languages: Java, Python, NodeJS, Javascript, RESTful Web Services and SQL, C++, C, Objective C, C#.
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Authorized to work in US -- work visa sponsorship will not be provided.
Required Experience:
  • Knowledge of Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Basic knowledge of various Architecture and Design Patterns.
  • Good programming skills in Java.
  • Familiar with automated unit test techniques.
  • Exposure to Webserver and Application servers, preferrably Apache and JBoss.
  • Exposure to SQL (Structured Query Language).
  • Familiar with any one of the Databases like Oracle, PostgreSQL & MySQL.
  • Familiar with the Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) data processing solutions.
  • Exposure to Unix/Linux Bash Shell scripts and other Shell scripts.
  • Familiar with batch processing and job automation
  • Familiar with Agile methodologies.
  • Basic understanding of Amazon Cloud Services setup, development and automation and deployments.
  • Exposure to Integrated Development Environments (IDE).
  • Basic understanding of internationalization and localization issues (language support, etc) is desirable.
  • Basic understanding of machine to machine data communications.
  • Familiar with Google Office products such as Docs, Sheets, Slides and Gmail.
  • Basic understanding of GUI design including web technologies such as HTML5, CSS, Javascript, XML & JSON is a plus.
  • Basic understanding of Machine Learning Models, Frameworks and Computer vision and Deep Learning
  • Eager to learn and willing to take initiatives
About Nielsen:
Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.
By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com
Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
For more information about this position, please visit:

Farmers Insurance
Media Relations Specialist - 18000574 
Woodland Hills, Calif.
From Mr. Luis Sahagun, Director of Media Relations, Farmers Insurance.
We are Farmers! 
Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers, named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world. Start your career at Farmers today! 
Job Summary 
The Media Relations Specialist will help to promote and protect the Farmers brand to external audiences, including traditional media (particularly top-tier outlets) and various social media platforms. This role will be part of a team that executes strategic external communications programs and campaigns that support the company’s business objectives and enhance the brand. 
Essential Job Functions 
  • Assembles information from first-hand research and interviews with internal subject matter experts to draft news releases, briefing documents, talking points, and other external communications deliverables to achieve enterprise and departmental goals.
  • Engages with various business units to assemble creative briefs that support pro-active brand enhancement activities designed to secure favorable earned media coverage.
  • Creatively develops opportunities to leverage existing favorable earned media content into amplification opportunities on social media platforms.
  • Identifies reputational threats utilizing a variety of research techniques, including internet searches and social media monitoring.
  • Develops analysis of potential threats and draft initial proposed responses to mitigate potential risks.
  • Serves as a representative of External Communications team when collaborating with partner business units (e.g., Claims, Human Resources, Legal, Legislative Affairs, Product Management, Marketing, etc.) when developing potential news narratives.
  • Works with colleagues from other teams (i.e., graphics, photo, video, web, social) on media relations projects, as assigned.
  • Supports the design and execution of strategic PR plans and external media events.
  • Under direction of immediate supervisor, leads assembly and distribution of daily news briefs, and tracks and analyzes media metrics.
  • Reports findings to supervisor.
  • Maintain media contact list.
Education Requirements 
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, business, marketing or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
Experience Requirements 
Two years of experience in media relations, public relations or related field required.
Special Skill Requirement 
·         Strong writing skills.
·         Ability to effectively present plans and media metrics to a variety of audiences.
·         Basic analytical and strategic planning abilities.
·         Knowledge and background in marketing communications and corporate sponsorship communications.
·         Ability to leverage social media platforms to amplify earned media placements.  
·         Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 
Apply Online

Nationwide Financial
Internship Program Opportunities
Columbus, Ohio
From Mr. Fields Jackson of Racing Toward Diversity magazine.
Nationwide® is a high-performing organization, and we continue to prove it every day. Our Property and Casualty Division sells a unique mix of home, auto, commercial, specialty and farm products through exclusive, independent and direct distribution channels.
Nationwide Financial, on the other hand, focuses on long-term retirement savings products. Our specific role is to provide firms and their advisors with financial solutions for their clients, to help those clients plan for and live in retirement.
Together, we represent the new mutual —a company guided only by our customers’ interests. Our unique combination of mutual heritage and risk management capabilities sets us apart from the competition.
Nationwide Financial is currently seeking students for our 2019 Internship Program. We view our internship program as a strategic source of talent for our organization, so we’re serious about finding top-notch talent to work with us over the summer. Our 12-week program runs from May-August at our corporate headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. As a Nationwide Financial intern, you’ll be assigned challenging and important work, enhance your skills through training, develop meaningful relationships, and participate in community outreach events. We offer competitive pay and corporate housing for students who are not local to Columbus.
If you’re ready for a meaningful internship at a Fortune 100 company that shares your values and invests in the community, read on. We have opportunities for talented students to join us in the three areas below:
Process/Project Management Intern
As a Process/Project Management intern, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a Nationwide Financial business unit to improve business processes and contribute to significant business programs.
Assignments may include reviewing processes and workflows for continuous improvement opportunities, designing and building quick hit solutions to address business problems, conducting analysis of trends and analyzing capacity models, and leading or participating in product, service, capability, or distribution development projects.
Qualified candidates will have strong analytical skills, process mapping skills, Microsoft Excel/Access, and a collaborative and creative approach to problem solving. We are looking for students who are graduating in Winter 2019 or Spring 2020.
Operations Intern
Our operations areas are a critical component to delivering on our promises to our customers and business partners. Operations Interns provide support to these operational areas across Nationwide Financial and work to identify opportunities to improve service, as well as contribute to strategic projects.
Assignments may include performing sales and operational analytics, building reports and models to identify business opportunities, providing value stream improvement ideas. Interns may also have the opportunity to work on strategic operations initiatives.
Qualified candidates should have a strong process mindset, Microsoft Excel/Access skills, and have the ability to collaborate and work as part of a team. We are looking for students who are graduating in Winter 2019 or Spring 2020.
Sales Intern
As a Nationwide Financial Sales intern, you’ll have the opportunity to gain exposure to a variety of financial services products and sales environments, which will position you well for a career in one of the many sales positions available in financial services at Nationwide.
Assignments may include researching and implementing new sales opportunities, and identifying technology improvements to enhance sales.
Qualified candidates will have strong collaborative and creative approach to working as a team and implementing ideas, ability to build relationships and a strong desire to grow into a sales role. We are looking for students who are graduating in Winter 2019 or Spring 2020.
For more information and to apply, visit:

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

3 Practices from Great Workplaces that Bring Textbook Learning to Life via Millennial Community

@millennialcom June 27, 2018 | Aymon Sukkar
There’s often a disconnect between academia and the “real world.” Between classroom theory and practical application lies a San Andreas-like fault. Business-related coursework taught me that the employee experience is essential to the bottom line—but in reality, knowing that and doing something about it are two entirely different things.
The employee experience, innovation in the workplace, organizational culture and trust-based leadership are among today’s hottest topics in the workplace. They are on every organization’s list in order to achieve organizational success and employee well-being.
Sounds great, but how do you do it?
As a recent Psychology and Business Administration graduate from Sonoma State University, I was fortunate to attend the 2018 Great Place to Work For All Summit in San Francisco as one of their first-ever student ambassadors. At the Summit, I saw theory in action for the first time—from the greatest workplaces around the globe.
When Organizational Theory Comes to Life
Strictly learning foundational theory of organizational psychology is like memorizing the Dallas Cowboys playbook without ever playing a down of football. For example, in school, we are taught that for an organization to reap the benefits of diversity and capitalize on the individual differences of its employees, trust must be a norm reflected in the organization’s culture.
And, this widespread positive ethical climate always begins at the top of the organization. Leaders who desire ethical cultures must choose to build ethics into the company’s core values in ways that translate into ethical actions for managers and employees. When trust is present, employees gain a sense of psychological safety, are more likely to bring their whole selves to work without fear of judgement, and are able to express their individuality as valuable contributors to innovative thought.
These ideas are compelling, but for a student without real world experience they can be difficult to translate into practice. The Summit, though, threw me right into the game, shoulder pads and all. It was my first experience where everywhere I turned, professionals were detailing how they connect the dots between theory and application.
Here are three practices from some of the world’s Best Workplaces that bring textbook learning to life:
1. Letting employees wear jeans to work—without rules attached—can build trust.
In his keynote address, Tim Ryan, Managing Partner at professional services powerhouse PwC shared that he had recently decided to allow employees to wear jeans at work—something employees had been asking for. The HR team immediately wanted to know whether they should put limitations on this decision. For example, what style of jeans would be allowed? Would acid wash or jeans with holes be ok? Ryan felt that by reining in choices, they were missing an opportunity to build trust. .
"The point of this whole thing is that we trust our employees enough to make the right decision,” he said. Suddenly, it all made sense to me. PwC moved towards a culture of trust and exhibited trust-based leadership by trusting their employees to use their best judgement in deciding what jeans to wear.
In essence, Ryan let go of control, and put the decision into employees’ hands. That expression of trust isn’t what you will read in a textbook, but for me, it brought to life the idea that leaders can build trust with employees in small, unexpected ways that can have a powerful impact.
2. Innovation doesn’t just look good, it feels good too. And you never know where you might find it.
During a focus session titled “Innovation By All – How to Win the Innovation Game” led by Tony Bond, Chief Innovation Officer at GPTW, Ed Frauenheim, Director of Research and Content at GPTW, and Anne Donovan, People Innovation Leader at PwC, we experienced what innovation feels like through an interactive and collaborative creativity workshop where we teamed up to create a business on Mars. In this playful activity, we were asked to imagine a restaurant that Marvin the Martian and other space travelers would want to patronize. (Ours was called FUEL-UP in case you were wondering!)
The exercise was fun. And that was one of the points made by Tony and Ed: letting everyone get involved in innovation fires people up even as it helps generate powerful new ideas for organizations.
We also learned how to “look to the fringes” for innovation within your organization, the same way the Golden State Warriors did in their historical 2015 NBA Championship comeback against Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. We heard the story of how one of the lowest-ranking members of the Warriors’ coaching staff came up with the critical idea of starting a smaller, faster player against James. That move proved to be the turning point of the series. It took a willingness by Warrior’s coach Steve Kerr to listen to all his people for good ideas.
3. A great culture starts at the top.
To seal the deal, I had the privilege of meeting and taking a photo with Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work at his book-signing table. After meeting him and reading his book, it is apparent that the inclusive, human ideals Bush writes about are what he actually role models through his leadership of Great Place to Work. “I hope our paths cross many times,” Bush said to me. And I could see that same warmth in the way he treated his staff throughout the conference. That was one of the greatest ties between theory and real-world application of all.
Armed with newfound awareness, knowledge and skills, the Summit prepared me to take action towards creating the next generation of socially responsible organizations. The Great Place to Work For All Summit has my highest recommendation for agents of change looking to connect the dots between theory and application, to expand their toolkits and bring innovation home.



Career Opportunities - Orlando, Fla.; Mount Berry, Ga.; and, San Bruno, Calif.

Bill Imada Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer 6300 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 2150 Los Angeles, CA 90048 USA
Universal Orlando
Manager, Talent Sourcing
Orlando, Fla.
From Mr. Craig Robinson, EVP and Chief Diversity Officer, NBCUniversal.
Job Code:
Assistant Director, Diversity & Inclusion
Responsible for supporting the development, implementation and evaluation of diversity pipeline initiatives, specifically related to talent recruitment, retention and identification of high potential top talent. Spearhead innovative programs to attract diverse candidates, ranging from professional positions to senior leadership. Consult and partner to ensure that divisions, talent acquisition and talent development initiatives are focused on maintaining a sustainable and visible diverse talent pipeline. Contribute to the development of new processes and methods that will further enhance the recruitment and retention of diverse exempt and executive talent.
  • Develops and builds partnerships across the company to execute on sourcing strategies that address current and future hiring needs. Cultivate ideas and maintain open dialogue with partners to continuously further diversity recruitment and review of diverse talent. Work closely with Talent Acquisition, to monitor and source for open executive requisitions and identifies diverse candidates for future positions. Partner with HR teams in the successful cultural assimilation of diverse executive talent. Partner to develop communication campaigns for internal/external diverse candidate audiences.
  • Assist in talent identification to produce external talent watchlists, and Candidate Scorecards of high-potentials to pursue for future business needs. In partnership with Community Relations review internal talent to connect with diverse professional associations, multicultural/military organizations and alumni groups. Develop and partner with external organizations to identify valid opportunities to increase EOC branding that result in broadening diverse talent pool to positively impact recruiting efforts.
  • Review and analyze internal diverse talent exposure opportunities. Partner with D&I Team Member Resource Groups (TMRG) Manager to collaborate on succession plans, to include high-potential pipeline. Careful review and analysis of HRP rosters to partner with HRMs to deploy a balanced approach to sharing talent pipeline information. Work to expand HRP rosters across various professional levels.
Additional information:
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
Influence and contribute to the development of new processes and methods that will further enhance the company's Diversity and Inclusion talent sourcing strategy. Drive the identification of internal diverse talent rosters. Analyze the Talent Review process to build focus across divisions of high potential diverse pipelines. Execute on initiatives to ensure innovative attraction techniques. Continually evaluate current and potential diversity partnerships to increase ability to source diverse candidates. Implement highly effective, results-driven internal/external activities and serve as diverse talent attraction leader.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities (KSAs) required.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Consistent attendance is a job requirement.
Bachelor’s degree: Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university in Human Resources, Psychology, Organizational Development or related course of study.
5 – 7 Years: 5 + years of experience as a Human Resources Generalist. Prior experience in recruitment, talent developing programs, Equal Opportunity and Diversity initiatives; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must have the ability to travel overnight occasionally and attend evening or weekend functions.
How much on-the-job time is spent in the following conditions or activities in a work day?
For more information and to apply, visit:

Berry College
Director, Student Diversity Initiatives
Mount Berry, Ga.
From Mr. Fields Jackson of Racing Toward Diversity magazine.
For more than a century, Berry College has emphasized the importance of a comprehensive and balanced education that unites a challenging academic program with opportunities for meaningful work experience, spiritual and moral growth, and significant service to others. This commitment to providing a firsthand educational experience – expressed as “Head, Heart and Hands” by college founder Martha Berry – remains just as relevant today as it was when the institution was founded in 1902. Nationally recognized for both quality and value, Berry is an independent, coeducational college of approximately 2,000 students that offers exceptional undergraduate degree programs in the sciences, humanities, arts and social sciences, as well as undergraduate and master’s level opportunities in business and teacher education.
Reporting to the vice president for student affairs and dean of students, the director of student diversity initiatives will be provided a unique opportunity to lead the campus community through cultivating civil discourse within the context of a liberal arts setting. The ideal candidate will create a dynamic vision that strengthens the intercultural, international, and social justice education and development of all students by focusing on recruitment and student success, leadership development, and diversity education. The director will support and empower domestic students of color, LGBTQ students, students with disabilities, and international students through ensuring campus programming and workshops reflect the diversity of perspectives and experiences in the community. The director will create educational opportunities that allow for students to wrestle with issues of diversity, inclusion, and social justice in challenging and supportive environments. This position will partner with the admissions team to foster relationships with prospective students and families that start at the recruitment stage and continue through the student experience and beyond. The director will be charged with developing mentoring programs as well as cultivating parent relations, specifically with communities of color.
A master’s degree in a relevant field as well as demonstrated skills in developing programs and initiatives for promoting multicultural understanding within an educational setting are required. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership abilities and interpersonal skills, excellent communication and organizational skills, a high degree of energy, creativity, and integrity. Additionally, a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, demonstrated success in working with culturally diverse populations as well as the ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with students and their families, faculty, staff, and others will be expected of the director. Candidates should possess strong mentoring abilities, the capacity to create a culture that is engaging and caring while leading with integrity, and a mature understanding of issues and trends in higher education programs which focus on the retention needs of underrepresented student groups. A deep understanding of identity development as it relates to the systemic and institutional factors supporting the recruitment and retention of students is also desired.
Review of applications will begin July 6, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at  http://www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Quincy Martin III at qm3@spelmanjohnson.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
Visit the Berry College website at www.berry.edu
It is the ongoing policy of Berry College to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental handicap, veteran status, and/or whether or not they are disabled veterans; and to conform to applicable laws and regulations.
For more information and to apply, visit this link:

Manager, Seasonal Marketing, Walmart.com
San Bruno, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area)
Job Requisition:
What you'll do at Walmart.com
The Seasonal Marketing team leads strategy development and go-to market of major cross-category and omnichannel marketing strategies for Walmart. This team creates winning marketing media and messaging programs based on a deep understanding of customer needs in order to drive relevance at peak times of year, major holidays, and key brand moments.
We are looking for a growth marketer who is adept at leading a cross functional team of partners to “connect the dots” and build an outstanding customer experience. The Manager of Seasonal Marketing will apply their creative skills and strategic thinking to help us bring to life seasonal campaigns, and then apply their analytical skills to measure campaign performance and uncover insights that will help us continue to raise the bar on innovative messaging and media strategies. The ideal candidate will be an energetic self-starter who can effectively lead strategy, campaign development and optimization.
Challenges you’ll be tackling
You’ll dive deep into marketing strategy, campaign development, and analytics to drive business performance
You’ll bring an innate ability to inspire and align different stakeholder groups on a shared goal
You’ll advocate for our customer, collaborating with tech and design to develop innovative, winning user experiences 
Own digital marketing strategy for Walmart from ideation to execution
Help ensure seasonal campaigns are in sync with (and complementary to) other brand initiatives
Deliver marketing campaign strategy, including creative briefing, to create seasonal moments that drive business results
Partner with Creative team, Site Production, Retail Marketing, and Media to bring seasonal campaigns to life, including creative reviews, channel planning, and calendar coordination
Manage seasonal campaign performance dashboards in collaboration with Analytics
Manage a large campaign level media budget end-to-end, including analyzing in- and post-campaign results to optimize performance and identify learnings for future campaigns

How you’ll know it’s right
If you have the drive to think differently, driving results and solving problems in fun and innovative ways…
If you have a passion and an eye for the customer, product merchandise, and the shopper journey…
If you enjoy taking risks and getting things done, in a dynamic, fast-paced environment...
Minimum Qualifications
  • 3-5 years in ecommerce and/or acquisition marketing
  • At least 2 years in direct response media across two more channels, including paid search, SEO, affiliate marketing, partner marketing, email, mobile/app marketing
  • Direct, hands on experience developing landing pages or digital journeys. Start up or high growth company experience a plus
  • Strategic, customer-centric approach to integrated marketing programs
  • Ability to influence and mobilize cross-functional teams
  • Strong communication skills, with a high attention to detail
  • Go-getter, capable of managing multiple projects & priorities
  • Proven ability to work with data to understand and analyze performance, optimize plans, drive decisions, and measure impact to the business
  • Creative and collaborative team player who can work with multiple stakeholder groups
Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA
About Walmart.com
The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimaging the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.
For more information about this position, visit:

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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