Saturday
Jun162018

Career Opportunities: Los Angeles (Calabasas and Torrance, Calif.) and Memphis, Tenn.

Bill Imada Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer 6300 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 2150 Los Angeles, CA 90048 USA
COTY
Specialist, Shopper Marketing - North America, COTY Professional Beauty
Calabasas, Calif. (Located northwest of downtown Los Angeles)
 
From Ms. Namhee Han, Marketing Director, Prestige Brands NA, Coty.
 
PURPOSE
Our purpose is to celebrate and liberate the diversity of beauty. We challenge convention through invention, expanding our horizons to enrich your reality with possibility. We build brands to inspire and enable our consumers to experience the confidence and joy of expressing their beauty, their way.
 
MISSION AND RESPONSIBILITIES
We are actively looking for our future Shopper Marketing Specialist (OPI/Wella). You will support the marketing activations among our top customers in partnership with our internal teams to drive the Professional Hair and Nail businesses. In this role, you will be in-touch with top customer requirements and are key to enabling execution excellence by the brand and customer teams. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Support Sr. Manager – Shopper Marketing by executing bi-monthly Store Kits, quarterly in-store reports, and all customer supporting marketing activities
  • Understand overall guidance and lead projects independently to deliver best-in class in-store execution.
  • Onboard onto all Professional Beauty brands to effectively manage cross-portfolio deliverables for top customers
  • Track and update customer marketing calendar to execute programs to support consumption growth
  • Collaborate with multi-functional partners (marketing, trade marketing, influencer marketing, CMI, and education) and agencies to deliver assets to the customers
  • Track budget, create purchase orders, and process invoices
  • Search and deliver brand assets to the customers and agencies as needed
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Adaptable in a fast paced customer focused delivery environment.
  • Stay in touch with the industry trends in all beauty culture, fashion, celebrity, and pop culture while also being able to translate their inspiration into action.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and flexibility to juggle many priorities across top customers and all brands.
  • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented and disciplined.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient computer knowledge: Microsoft Office, Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree (Business Administration, Marketing or similar discipline).
  • Experience of 2+ years in marketing or sales in the retail industry.
  • Beauty industry and retail experience.
 
We are Coty – and our people make us who we are.
It’s important that we find individuals who are a great fit for our business, not just for us but for you too. We want people to thrive here and, if you are the right culture fit with us and we with you, you’ll be able to shine and achieve beyond your own expectations.
 
  • For us, beauty is and beauty does. We are very focused because we all want the same thing: to help our consumers celebrate and liberate the diversity of their beauty – and that takes creativity, excellence and radical thinking – we are here to disrupt the beauty industry on behalf of consumers and you need to want to join that mission to succeed here.
  •  We have an energetic intensity about us. We’re quite relentless in our determination to deliver, always accountable for our actions and tenacious. We will not be beaten by obstacles.
  • Responding quickly with agile thinking to business challenges and opportunities is second nature to us. We like it that way as it means we can be creative and find new ways to make things happen fast.  Colleagues will expect it of you and you’ll expect it of them – we’re a team and we help each other.  We’re all in it together – irrespective of level or part of the business.
  • We always go the extra mile, pushing the boundaries to be that best partner we can be to our customers and to excite and delight our consumers.
  • When you join Coty, you become part of a vibrantly diverse and energetic group who have fun in an intense sort of way.  Because we’re not just here for the ride, we want to change things.
 
ABOUT US
Coty’s purpose is to celebrate and liberate the diversity of our consumers’ beauty. Aligned to this is our mission – to strive over time to become the global industry leader by being the clear challenger in beauty, delighting consumers and creating long term shareholder value.
 
We are one of the world’s largest beauty companies with approximately $9 billion in revenue, and our strong entrepreneurial heritage has created an iconic portfolio of leading beauty brands.
As the global leader in fragrance, a strong number two in professional salon hair color & styling, and number three in color cosmetics, we operate across three divisions:
 
  • Coty Consumer Beauty: focused on color cosmetics, retail hair coloring and styling products, body care and mass fragrances sold primarily in the mass retail channels with brands such as COVERGIRL, Max Factor and Rimmel
  • Coty Luxury: focused on prestige fragrances and skincare with brands such as Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Hugo Boss, Gucci and philosophy
  • Coty Professional Beauty: focused on servicing salon owners and professionals in both hair and nail with brands such as Wella Professionals, Sebastian Professional, OPI and ghd
 
Coty is a truly global player with over 20,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries in Asia, Latin America, Australia, Middle East and Africa, as well as Europe and North America and products sold in over 130 countries and territories. Our headquarters are in London, New York, Geneva and Paris.
 
Want to know more?
For additional information about Coty Inc., please visit www.coty.com.  This link will take you to the job description.  http://bit.ly/2tcPfPH
 
Equal Employment Opportunities
We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.
 

 
COTY
Sr. Manager, Shopper Marketing - OPI & Wella – COTY Professional Beauty 
Calabasas, Calif. (Located northwest of downtown Los Angeles)
 
 
PURPOSE
Our purpose is to celebrate and liberate the diversity of beauty. We challenge convention through invention, expanding our horizons to enrich your reality with possibility. We build brands to inspire and enable our consumers to experience the confidence and joy of expressing their beauty, their way.
 
MISSION AND RESPONSIBILITIES
We are looking for a Senior Manager to join the dynamic North America Shopper Marketing team to develop and lead winning marketing strategies that grow sales with our top retail partners. This position is a fast paced, customer-focused marketing delivery role. Here, you will work with customer teams to deliver best in class marketing strategies across our Professional Beauty Brands that not only drive base business and new product growth but also elevate the brand equities of our respective brands.
 
RESPONSIBILTIES:
  • Develop and execute marketing strategies for top retail partners that deliver short and long term business goals.
  • Become an expert resource in top partner retailer business. Develop collaborative relationships with top retailer marketing teams in order to influence marketing choices and priorities.
  • Lead creative execution for all marketing materials (Digital, In-Store, CRM etc.) including briefing and creative feedback with agencies and vendor partners.
  • Provide direction and coaching to Shopper Marketing Specialist who will provide execution support for Go-To-Market plans.
  • Understand sale trends, customer trends, and all the elements affecting the business to drive efficient and effective allocation of resources. Provide quarterly updates to leadership on business results and actions taken.
  • Collaborate with Brand Marketing teams to influence and provide actionable fit-to-win feedback on upcoming initiatives and new product launches.
  • Manage the Shopper Marketing budget, identifying both risks and opportunities for management.
  • Create communication and execution paths that are set to win across digital and in-store environments.
  • Additional tasks, duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree (Business Administration, Marketing or similar discipline).
  • 5+ years’ experience in Shopper Marketing or Brand Management.
  • Proficient computer knowledge – MS Word, Excel spreadsheet and PowerPoint.
  • Strong analytical, written and organizational skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong leadership and collaboration with cross-functional and customer teams is critical for alignment to strategies and executions.
  • Demonstrate marketing expertise in creating big ideas that deliver on target insights, benefit and brand equity.
  • Stay focused on key priorities and bring solutions to drive distribution and grow consumption.
  • Be adaptable in a fast changing landscape as business needs dictate.
  • Potential candidates should be beauty curious and stay in touch with the beauty industry and broader pop culture trends.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • MBA Degree.
  • Beauty Industry Experience.
 
Work Environment:
Work will be conducted in an open office space with associated distractions such as noise from telephones, keyboards and talking. Temperatures are regulated by facilities management and are not within the direct control of the individual. Exposure to standard chemicals used in an office environment is expected and includes but is not limited to toner, glue and liquid paper, etc. 
 
We are Coty – and our people make us who we are.
It’s important that we find individuals who are a great fit for our business, not just for us but for you too. We want people to thrive here and, if you are the right culture fit with us and we with you, you’ll be able to shine and achieve beyond your own expectations.
  • For us, beauty is and beauty does. We are very focused because we all want the same thing: to help our consumers celebrate and liberate the diversity of their beauty – and that takes creativity, excellence and radical thinking – we are here to disrupt the beauty industry on behalf of consumers and you need to want to join that mission to succeed here.
  •  We have an energetic intensity about us. We’re quite relentless in our determination to deliver, always accountable for our actions and tenacious. We will not be beaten by obstacles.
  • Responding quickly with agile thinking to business challenges and opportunities is second nature to us. We like it that way as it means we can be creative and find new ways to make things happen fast.  Colleagues will expect it of you and you’ll expect it of them – we’re a team and we help each other.  We’re all in it together – irrespective of level or part of the business.
  • We always go the extra mile, pushing the boundaries to be that best partner we can be to our customers and to excite and delight our consumers.
  • When you join Coty, you become part of a vibrantly diverse and energetic group who have fun in an intense sort of way.  Because we’re not just here for the ride, we want to change things.
 
ABOUT US
Coty’s purpose is to celebrate and liberate the diversity of our consumers’ beauty. Aligned to this is our mission – to strive over time to become the global industry leader by being the clear challenger in beauty, delighting consumers and creating long term shareholder value.
 
We are one of the world’s largest beauty companies with approximately $9 billion in revenue, and our strong entrepreneurial heritage has created an iconic portfolio of leading beauty brands.
As the global leader in fragrance, a strong number two in professional salon hair color & styling, and number three in color cosmetics, we operate across three divisions:
 
  • Coty Consumer Beauty: focused on color cosmetics, retail hair coloring and styling products, body care and mass fragrances sold primarily in the mass retail channels with brands such as COVERGIRL, Max Factor and Rimmel
  • Coty Luxury: focused on prestige fragrances and skincare with brands such as Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Hugo Boss, Gucci and philosophy
  • Coty Professional Beauty: focused on servicing salon owners and professionals in both hair and nail with brands such as Wella Professionals, Sebastian Professional, OPI and ghd.
 
Coty is a truly global player with over 20,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries in Asia, Latin America, Australia, Middle East and Africa, as well as Europe and North America and products sold in over 130 countries and territories. Our headquarters are in London, New York, Geneva and Paris.
 
Want to know more?
For additional information about Coty Inc., please visit www.coty.com.  To go directly to the link, visit: http://bit.ly/2sWE6Dd
 
At Coty, we embrace Diversity. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability.
 

 
First Horizon National Corporation
Director, Corporate Communications
Memphis, Tenn.
 
From Mr. Kim L. Hunter, Managing Partner, KHL & Associates.
 
Job Description
             
Company Background
 
About First Horizon
First Horizon National Corporation is a diversified financial institution offering regional banking, wealth management, and capital market services through our extensive family of First Horizon Companies. Established by Frank S. Davis in March 1864, we are Memphis’ first national bank and the nation’s 14th oldest bank charter.  Since our landmark opening 154 years ago, we have grown to become the market share leader in Tennessee with average trading volumes in excess of $5 billion per day. At approximately 6,000 employees and counting, our family of companies comprises the fourth largest regional bank in the southeast with $40 billion in assets and more than 300 branches in eight southern states. 
 
Corporate Communications Director Role:
First Horizon National Corporation is seeking a forward-thinking leader to aid in the favorable evolution of our corporate reputation. This role is ideal for seasoned public relations professionals with a breadth of experience that encompasses a combination of both in-house and agency experience. Strong financial literacy and background is desirable.
 
Additionally, this role will be responsible for the promotion of FHN’s corporate identity through collaboration with the Chief Communications Officer as well as other members of the communications staff.  Corporate Communications Director will also be responsible for coalescing with other members of senior leadership and serving as counsel for PR related issues. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: implementation of crisis communications plans, serving as an effective company spokesperson when necessary, and leading media strategy.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Works with the Chief Communications Officer to evolve and promote the corporate narrative working with key stakeholders across the organization.
  • Develop and execute the corporate communications plan with a heavy focus on public relations initiatives to drive corporate reputation.
  • Develop appropriate corporate social responsibility goals and metrics and process for measuring the company performance with respect to corporate citizenship. Designs and executes on partnerships that address issues of strategic alignment and importance.
  • Collaborate with corporate and non-profit partners. Align internal resources. Monitor and report on progress.
  • Drive awareness for First Horizon National Corporation via proactive story placement in media outlets. Identify key milestones and other news making opportunities and determine strategies to elevate them.
  • Oversee executive thought leadership campaigns including placing executive profiles, bylines and high-level speaker placements.
  • Lead media strategy around quarterly earnings and financial announcements.
  • Develop strong and trusted relationships with members of the senior leadership team and act as counsel for PR related manners.
  • Prepare key spokespeople for media interviews and speaking opportunities.
  • Steer company's news agenda and calendar, working with other members of Communications team.
  • Produce key messages, press releases, one-pagers, presentations/keynotes, Q&As, case studies, thought leadership pieces, bylined articles, executive briefing materials, and other communications.
  • Collaborate closely with other members of the communications team for a highly collaborative and effective corporate PR plan.
  • Act as an effective company spokesperson with press as needed.
  • Implement crisis communications plan and guide external communications around unplanned issues affecting the company.
  • Advise the leadership on best practices with respect to corporate citizenship. Understand the strategies, policies and programs of other companies.
  • Remain informed of current trends and results of new approaches to social impact.
 
Qualifications:
  • 10-15 YEARS OF PUBLIC RELATIONS EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED; no more, no less.  Ideally a combination of in-house and PR agency.
  • Experience supporting earnings announcements and associated media relations.
  • M&A (mergers and acquisitions) experience.
  • Strong roster of relationships with the business and financial media.
  • Experience working at a public company is required.
  • Ability to foster strong relationships with key executives and act as counsel in corporate PR matters.
  • Passion for social media platforms.
  • Familiarity with PESO model.
  • Positive and collaborative personality; a commitment to ensuring all activities undertaken are as successful as possible.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication and editing skills with a proven talent for storytelling and shaping perception.
  • Good judgment and calm composure particularly in high-pressure times.
  • Trustworthy and able to keep highly sensitive information confidential.
  • Able to independently structure and manage workflow and priorities.
  • Crisis communications experience.
  • Proven track record of creative programs executed to meet business objectives.
  • Experience advising corporate leaders.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, or other related fields.
  • Master’s degree preferred (but not required).
 
Working at First Horizon National Corporation
At First Horizon National Corporation, our culture is part of what makes us unique. We prize our ability to combine our progressive vision with our philosophy of putting employees first. We call this ability Firstpower. In order to keep this ability and our company strong, we have to evolved to remain competitive as both an employer and a financial services provider. We are proud of our accomplishments, accolades and our values.
 
Our Promise
  • Be the best at serving our customers, one opportunity at a time.
 
Our Values
  • Accountability – I ask questions, raise issues and see things to completion.
  • Adaptability – I champion change because I know we must evolve to succeed.
  • Integrity – I exercise judgment and understanding to do the right thing.
  • Relationships – I work inclusively with colleagues to serve customers, strengthen communities and reward shareholders.
 
Awards
We are honored by the recognition we have received for our commitment in the areas of: community service, diversity and family-friendly work environments. Below is a short list of just some of our awards.
  • America’s Best Midsize Employers List (Forbes, 2018)
  • Top 50 Companies for Executive Women (National Association for Female Executives, 2009 and 2012-2018)
  • Best Workplaces for Women (Fortune, 2017)
  • Best Companies for Multicultural Women (Working Mother Magazine, 2017)
  • Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (Bloomberg, 2018)
  • Best Bank to Work For (American Banker, 2013-2017)
  • Best Bank (Best in Black Awards, Tri-State Defender, 2017)
  • Top Workplaces (Commercial Appeal, 2014-2017)
  • Best Workplaces for Diversity (Fortune, 2017)
  • Best Workplaces for Parents (Fortune, 2017)
  • 2015 Communitas Awards (Excellence in Community Service for First Tennessee Foundation’s 150 Days of Giving)
  • Healthier Tennessee Workplace (Gov. Bill Haslam’s health and wellness initiative, 2014)
 
To Apply:
Tell us why you are a great fit for First Horizon National Corporation. Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to kimhunter@lagrant.com
 
KLH & Associates Contact:
Mr. Kim L. Hunter                              
Office: 323.469.8680 ext. 225                                   
Managing Partner                              
Mobile: 213.280.4747            
Email: kimhunter@lagrant.com                    
 

 
King’s Hawaiian
Director, Brand Management
Torrance, Calif. (located in the South Bay in the Greater Los Angeles Area)
 
Now this would be my dream job!  ๐Ÿ˜Š
 
Wiser Partners wanted to make you aware of a search they’re starting for a new Director, Brand Management for their long-standing client, King’s Hawaiian, the leader in the Hawaiian-food category and one of the fastest-growing manufacturers in Grocery. Founded more than 60 years ago in Hilo, Hawaii, by Robert Taira, King’s Hawaiian is a family-owned business that for three generations has been dedicated to providing irresistible, original recipe Hawaiian foods made with Aloha Spirit. A priority for the company is sharing the Hawaiian Way - a uniquely Hawaiian approach to hospitality, based on graciousness, generosity, and a commitment to making everyone feel a part of the King’s Hawaiian ‘ohana’ (extended family).
 
King’s Hawaiian makes the #1 branded dinner roll in the United States, along with other great Hawaiian foods, including hamburger buns, hot dog buns, sandwich bread, BBQ sauce and more. The company operates baking facilities in Torrance, CA, and Oakwood, GA. The new “Director, Brand Management” will report directly to the CMO, Mr. Erick Dickens, and the position is located at company headquarters in Torrance, CA.
 
The candidates we’re seeking have the following experience profile:
  • Blue Chip CPG - Traditional Brand Management background and foundational training
  • Food & Beverage - Ideally, experience in the Food and/or Beverage categories
  • Innovation/NPD - Strong, proven experience developing and launching new products
  • Hi-Growth Businesses - Additional experience with a mid-sized, growth-stage business
  • Team Building - Experience recruiting, mentoring and training high performing teams
 
To learn more about this position, visit this link:
 
If you are personally interested in this opportunity and feel you meet the profile, please reply with your resume, which is ‘for our eyes only.’ We’ll review it and respond back to you as to potential fit. Alternatively, if you know someone who might be interested (and qualified), please feel free to forward this email. We politely ask that you not post this on any job boards, or with any networking groups. Thank you, Bill, for taking a look at this opportunity, and please let me know if you have any questions.
 
Mr. David G. Wiser
Principal Partner
Wiser Partners, LLC
+1.513.533.4000 (W)
+1.513.919.4000 (M)
 
 

 
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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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Jun062018

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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
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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
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