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Wednesday
Jun062018

Career and Internship Opportunities - Los Angeles, Boise, Ida.; and Houston, Tex.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 
 
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Bill Imada
Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer
6300 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 2150
Los Angeles, CA  90048 USA
Tel. 213.262.4090
Tel. 213.262.0911 direct
Mobile 310.691.3462
 
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Monday
Jun042018

Subject: Career Opportunities - Universal City, Calif.; Los Angeles, Dallas, Minneapolis, Minn.; Richmond, Va.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 
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Bill Imada
Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer
6300 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 2150
Los Angeles, CA  90048 USA
Tel. 213.262.4090
Tel. 213.262.0911 direct
Mobile 310.691.3462
 
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Bill Imada Chairman and Chief Connectivity OfficerThe Walt Disney Company
Senior Financial Systems Analyst-Project Hire
Glendale, Calif. (Los Angeles Area)
 
From Ms. Juanita Martinez, Senior Recruiter, The Walt Disney Company.
 
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
 
At Disney Financial Systems, you will team with the best in the business to create and build in one of the most innovative teams in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of The Walt Disney Company, the forward-thinkers at Financial Systems constantly pursue new ideas and cutting-edge technologies to help The Walt Disney Company’s many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. An opportunity exists to support this dynamic organization as a Sr. Financial Systems Analyst – Project Hire in the Disney Financial Systems team based in Glendale, CA.
 
The Sr. Financial Systems Analyst -Project Hire(SFSA) will support the Plan To Consolidate (PTC) process and enhancements for the company. The SFSA’s key focus will be to support the PTC strategy, governance, and support PTC end users. The SFSA will also assist in enforcing policies and standards for the Enterprise and the individual Segments. He/she will participate in the design, evaluation, testing and implementation of system break fixes, enhancements, projects, and other system changes. The SFSA will provide daily support to end user community, identify continuous improvement opportunities and develop training/communication materials.
 
The ideal candidate should have a strong accounting or finance background with experience in SAP and finance system implementations at a Corporate, Segment or Business Unit level. This candidate should be familiar with financial process best practices and be able to work with various entities to streamline existing processes.
 
 
Job No. 555366BR
 

 
The Walt Disney Company
Senior Financial Systems Analyst
Glendale, Calif. (Los Angeles Area)
 
From Ms. Juanita Martinez, Senior Recruiter, The Walt Disney Company.
 
The Senior Financial Systems Analyst (SFSA) Planning & Reporting, will support the Business Intelligence Planning & Reporting for Enterprise Reporting (Corporate), Studio, Consumer Products & Interactive (DCPI), ABC TV (DATG), ESPN and our enterprise financial systems (e.g. SAP, Business Warehouse, Business Objects, Cognos/TM1). They will build financial analysis and reporting tools through the implementation of business intelligence solutions. They will design, build and support the analysis and reporting process improvements, system enhancements, and transaction automation tools to meet the segment/client needs. They will also participate in sustainment support activity for planning applications. The SFSA will provide daily support to end user community, identify continuous improvement opportunities and develop training/communication materials.
 
Strategic Focus: He/she will serve as a strategic business planning partner working with business process owners, business units and IT to formulate options to address specific reporting and analysis issues/requirements. The SFSA’s key focus will be to support the reporting and transaction automation strategy and solutions for the Corporate, DATG, ESPN, DCPI and Studio segments.
 
Report Automation/Process Realignment/User Support: Provides support to finance planning and accounting system users and develops/delivers localized segment training as needed. Works with segment partners to understand and support their transaction processing, reporting process, and data needs. Gathers requirements, conducts testing, and leads change management and training activities. Provides technical support for SAP BW custom queries and develops complex Excel workbooks utilizing VBA for the Corporate, DATG, ESPN, DCPI and Studio segments.
 
Experience: The ideal candidate should possess experience in large organizations utilizing SAP, Excel with VBA and financial reporting (Cognos/TM1, Business Warehouse and Business Objects). This individual should be able to develop and deliver well laid out presentations, and tailor communication to fit varied audiences.
 
The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in query and report development, conducting process reviews and be familiar with current business analytics and finance process best practices and be able to work with various entities to streamline existing processes.
 
 
Job Number: 525775BR
 

 
Padilla
Account Executive – Health
New York City
 
From Ms. Victoria Gibbs, Human Resources Contractor, Padilla.
 
An AE is responsible for defining and organizing work, delegating assignments to other staff members, writing and editing copy, digital and social media content management, reporting and documenting results, establishing and monitoring client budgets, maintaining quality work standards, establishing good working relationships with clients, the media and vendors. They also oversee client and company initiatives implemented by assistant account executives, and interns.  In addition, the AE begins to implement fully “managing up,” or making sure his or her supervisors are doing their part to support job performance and meeting of commitments.
 
An AE actively participates in generating new business for the firm.  This primarily involves research, writing and presenting proposals, but may also include prospecting and lead generation.
 
An AE demonstrates a willingness to handle work that falls outside of the official job description, when necessary, including aspects of the AAE and Intern positions or temporary assignments involving other accounts.
 
SCOPE
  • Reports to: Multiple senior account team members
  • Billability/day: Based on company standards
  • Role: Day-to-day program/account management
  • Areas of Expertise: Tactical planning and execution, writing, managing
  • Supervises: Programs
  • Responsible for Retention & Growth of Account(s)
  • Participate in NBS Development     
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Demonstrate sufficient knowledge of marketing and communications and public relations, including the components of a plan and the differences between objectives, strategies and tactics.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write effective web and digital content, social media postings, press releases, pitch letters, client memos, and other materials with editing by supervisors.
  • Budget projects and timelines accurately and manage the project within the budget and deadlines.
  • Ability to assist in developing presentations, delivering pitches and participation outreach.
  • Establish and build strong relationships with key media who are important to clients.
  • Meet all deadlines and keep supervisors informed of progress on projects.
  • Ability to analyze a client’s situation and develop sound recommendations.
  • Able to delegate assignments and bring in senior people where appropriate.
  • Implement all major company initiatives, including media interviews/tours, brochures/newsletters, surveys, special events, social and digital media initiatives, etc.
  • Understand new digital and social media and how to effectively use it to achieve client objectives.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of how the print/broadcast/ online media works and how to successfully pitch stories that might feature or include clients.
  • Create/pull high quality media lists.
  • Join a marketing/communications professional organization and/or a client industry trade organization and attend functions staged by these groups for the purpose of professional skills/knowledge development, agency promotion and new business prospecting for PadillaCRT.
  • May manage one or more employees at the Intern or AAE levels, delegating assignments and being responsive to issues/concerns/workload of employees supervised.
  • Manage-up: Making sure your supervisors are doing their part so that your needs are being met and you are being supported in delivering upon your obligations to clients, colleagues, the media, business partners, etc.
  • Manage and direct outside vendors.
  • Travel as needed for client meetings and/or media/special events.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
 
REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor degree in communications, marketing, public relations, business or related field
  • Three or more years of progressive professional experience
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Demonstrated desire for continuous learning
 
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 information and to apply, visit:
 

 
Padilla
Associate Designer
Minneapolis, Minn.
 
From Ms. Victoria Gibbs, Human Resources Contractor, Padilla.
 
We need help. We need you.
 
We need an associate designer; someone one to two years out of school and in search of mentoring in all aspects of design conception and implementation.
 
What we do have already is a dynamic creative team within Padilla. We are a fully-integrated, cross-office collection of writers, designers, developers, strategists, producers, production artists and external partners creating world-class, award-winning work.
 
Responsibilities
  • Work on a variety of print projects including identity and brand development, print campaigns/collateral and infographics as well as social media graphics and digital marketing campaigns.
  • Produce materials using Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Understanding of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Keynote programs is also important. The associate designer should also be growing in understanding of creating press-ready production files and should have all files reviewed by a production artist prior to final delivery, and be growing in understanding of printing and digital technologies.
  • Support the creative lead or creative director to ensure that each project aligns with client visual brand guidelines and the strategic objectives set forth in the creative brief.
  • Seek to grow, learn and experiment with new and innovative ways to solve client problems, and how to turn those solutions into innovative creative executions.
  • Seek opportunities to grow technical and professional skills relevant to the creative team and will coordinate with supervisor to do so.
 
Competencies
  • Problem Solving/Analysis – engage with internal team and assignments to understand client business challenges and project goals
  • Financial Awareness – approach design opportunities with an eye toward cost effectiveness and value for each promotional dollar expended
  • Communication Skills – growing writing skills and the ability to communicate how design solutions align with strategic goals. Working on oral presentation skills with opportunities to present own design work during internal meetings.
  • Time Management – meets project milestones and deadlines with timely and open communication with team when progress is lagging or at risk. Maintains current timesheet entry of hours logged to assigned projects
  • Self-Development – motivated to keep learning and sharing with teams to improve the agency
 
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in graphic design, advertising or equivalent creative background
  • A portfolio of school and freelance work that demonstrates conceptual problem solving
  • Good communication skills and the ability to express design thinking
  • Strong skills in Adobe Creative Suite, Keynote and Microsoft Word & PowerPoint
  • An understanding of requirements and practices of digital design
  • Openness to receiving and interpreting design feedback
 
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 information, please visit:
 

 
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Executive Assistant - Government and Community Relations
Los Angeles
 
From Mr. Isaac Cuevas, Associate Director, Immigration Affairs, Office of Government and Community Relations, Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
 
Department: Gov’t & Comm. Relations
Supervised By: Department Director
Employment Status: Full Time
 
Position Summary
The Executive Assistant, under the supervision of the Department Director, assists in the ongoing review and strategic response to legislation and government policies that affect the Archdiocese. The Executive Assistant will be responsible for performing a number of administrative duties for both the Office of Government and Community Relations and the Office of Immigration affairs. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced environment.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
Because all Archdiocesan employees represent the Roman Catholic Church, they are expected to conduct themselves in accordance with the goals and mission of the Church as they carry out their duties and responsibilities. The Executive Assistant:
  • Serves as the principal contact and source of information for anyone contacting the department.
  • Answers and routes phone calls, mail and e-mail messages and may handle wide-range information dissemination.
  • Purchases and maintains inventory of supplies for office
  • Maintains a database of new legislation introduced at the state and federal levels.
  • Coordinates daily calendars, plans and schedules meetings, and coordinates travel arrangements
  • Supports the offices in reaching out to congressional, state and local elected officials
  • Maintains a database of all elected officials whose home districts are within the boundaries of the Archdiocese.
  • Collaborates with other Archdiocesan departments and at times takes the lead on coordinating and monitoring projects and events
  • Monitors budget including tracking expenditures; and prepare spreadsheets for budgets
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as may be delegated from time to time by both offices.
  • High standards of ethics and confidentiality to handle sensitive information.
 
Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience
Any combination of experience and education likely to provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities, typically:
  • Bachelor’s Degree,
  • Two years of related administrative experience,
  • Fluency in English and Spanish,  Proficiency with Adobe, Outlook, and Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, and Power Point.
 
Knowledge of:
  • The teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Archdiocesan and Church policies, procedures and organization.
  • Basic civics; and structure, function, and processes of government
  • Office procedures and business etiquette.
 
Ability to:
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Display sensitivity to various situations and needs.
  • Work with a wide range of communities within the Archdiocese
 
Resumes may be sent to: eorozco@la-archdiocese.org
 

 
Iora Health
Regional Marketing Manager
Phoenix, Ariz.
 
From Ms. Kathleen  Haley.
 
Other regional manager openings in Massachusetts and Washington.
 
The Role
The Regional Marketing Manager is a key member of the Marketing & Communications team, as well as the Arizona market team. S/he will act as the local marketing expert and will be responsible for generating marketing qualified leads and increasing brand awareness and consideration. S/he will develop and implement a comprehensive local marketing strategic plan.
 
S/he will work very closely with Market leadership, Marketing and Sales teams and practice teams.
 
The position will be based in the Phoenix area and will report directly to the Senior Manager of Regional Marketing in Boston, MA with a strong dotted line report into the Arizona Operations Lead. This role will cover all nine practices in Arizona (seven practices in Phoenix and two in Tucson) so travel within market is frequent and required. The Manager will have no single office but instead will typically spend time between practices.
 
Specific Responsibilities & Expectations
This is an amazing opportunity for someone with significant—and broad—Marketing experience who would like to play a key role in a high growth, innovative healthcare company. Specific responsibilities will include:
                    Identify, understand and communicate specific market communities and nuances including SWOT
                    Identify, present and implement local marketing plan to drive measurable brand consideration and patient growth, which may include local partnerships/sponsorships, advertising and events, etc.
                    Drive patient referral channel working closely with practice teams
                    Support Channel Sales team with marketing to Agents
                    Lead marketing program directives and facilitate feedback to and from local teams
                    Manage local marketing budget
                    Manage and track against key performance indicators
                    Develop local story ideas and content for social media, blogs, PR and other content opportunities
                    Support website content and updates
                    Develop patient-facing communications around updates and changes
                    Responsible for ensuring all in-market messaging and materials remain on brand
 
Qualifications
                    Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or Business preferred
                    5-8 years of marketing experience required
                    Deep understanding of the local communities
                    Proven track record in a lead generation environment
                    Experience and success with lead generation and marketing within the healthcare industry a plus
                    Must have strong communication skills and able to work across cross-functional teams.
                    Strong attention to detail and ability to execute on multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
                    Strong analytical and project management skills required.
                    Creative thinker and problem solver
                    Self-starter
                    Team player who is driven by our mission to restore humanity to healthcare
 
Regional Marketing Manager - Iora Health -- For Arizona, Washington and Boston area (3 separate roles) - Below is the job description for the Arizona position. Please apply online at www.iorahealth.com/join-team/search-jobs/
 

 
The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA)
Senior Communications Manager
Washington, D.C.
 
From Mr. Fields Jackson of Racing Toward Diversity magazine.
 
Job ID: 41142901
 
Description
The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), the nation's leading national park advocacy organization, seeks a results-oriented professional to join our Communications team. The Senior Communications Manager will develop and implement strategic, integrated communications campaigns that advance NPCA’s conservation and legislative priorities, and are consistent with and elevate the organization’s brand. Ability to translate complex conservation and government policy into compelling, actionable messages for a variety of audiences utilizing traditional, social and digital media.  Priorities include but are not limited to leading communications strategy related to clean air, energy development, national park funding, national monuments defense and centennial initiatives. Work with regional and communications staff to help regionalize national issues. Work with external coalitions to achieve collective objectives.
 
Please visit our website at www.npca.org for a full job description.  Qualified applicants please submit your resume and cover letter directly online to www.npca.org  under “Job Opportunities” No phone calls please. NPCA is an EOE.
                                                                                                           
Requirements
Minimum Qualifications, Competencies, Skills, Education and Traits:
 
  • At 4-5 eight years of strategic communications experience, including communications campaign development and execution.
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated success generating earned media.
  • Self-motivated, able to perform a variety of tasks well, in a fast-paced work environment
  • Demonstrated expertise using social media in a strategic, creative way to support integrated communications campaigns to enhance brand recognition and programmatic priorities.
  • Proven ability to think creatively and strategically to solve complex challenges.
  • Demonstrated ability in building and maintaining media relationships.
  • Ability to translate complex conservation and government policy into compelling, actionable messages for a variety of audiences.
  • Experienced in conservation policy.
  • Experience working on Capitol Hill preferred.
  • Proficiency in using software including MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel, Cision/or similar reporter database.
  • Baccalaureate degree in communications, journalism, or related field
 
For more information and to apply:
 

 
Nielsen
Vice President – Client Services and Sales
Goodlettsville, Tenn. (Nashville, Tenn.)
 
From Mr. Andrew McCaskill, SVP - Global Communications and Multicultural Marketing, Nielsen.
 
Location:
Goodlettsville, TN, US.
 
Client Services and Sales - USA Goodlettsville, Tennessee.
 
Have you ever walked down an aisle in your favorite store and wondered why the products you buy moved, changed price or are on promotion? At Nielsen, we work with U.S. retailers to help them understand their consumers, and to optimize their business down every aisle.   On the Nielsen Retail Team you will work face-to-face with major retail players and use Nielsen solutions to support the architecture of their corporate growth strategy and create best practices to elevate their analytics capabilities. Every day brings a new challenge when working in the fast-paced retail environment.
 
Be curious. Be collaborative. Be forward thinking.  Join the Retail Team and work with our clients as a consultant, a problem solver, and the voice of Nielsen at our clients.  When you join the Nielsen team, you’re signing up for an experience that requires flexibility, curiosity, and passion.
 
As a Vice President you will:
  • Drive success across client relationships, build engagement through proactive consultation and add value to establish Nielsen as a valued strategic partner while managing and cultivating a high-performing team
  • Recruit, build and maintain a strong, diverse team of people to meet ever shifting business needs, as well as, continuously assess organizational structure and alignment of talent to strategic business objectives
  • Exhibit highly-developed probing, listening and feedback skills, resulting in clarification and confirmation of client needs. Guide others to do the same.
  • Act as a role model for the Nielsen Values of Simple, Open and Integrated and instill value in broader team
  • Build a culture of strategic collaboration across the Nielsen organization to identify and install best practices
  • Handles sensitive client discussions, including those related to crisis situations
  • Own and manage team’s operating plan and revenue targets
  • Apply analytic problem-solving and solution creation to Retail industry business issues
 
General Skills
  • Mastery in leading positive client relationships in complex situations, resolving client issues & growing client engagement                                                                                                            
  • Proven track record in retail strategy, market research, project management, sales/business development and/or consulting
  • Superior in senior level communications, influencing & negotiation
  • Revenue accountability. Expert in financial & contractual management                                        
  • Able to manage, motivate, develop & inspire large teams                            
  • Excellence in developing & executing strategic plans for a business unit
  • Able to work collaboratively with internal & external teams
  • Strong sense of urgency and accountability to drive client outcomes while managing multiple priorities
  • Highly developed blend of proactive mindset, consultative client engagement and forward-thinking analytic vision
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, adapt and apply analytic solutions to client business issues
  • Able to work collaboratively with internal & external teams
  • Strong presentation, negotiation and influencing skills
 
Background and Technical Skills
  • Bachelor's degree required                                                              
  • MBA preferred                                                                                                
  • 10+ years’ experience
  • Preferred industries: Consumer Packaged Goods, Retail, Consulting, Information, Analytics           
  • Strong analytical aptitude
  • Consultative, fact-based and persuasive engagement style         
  • Position based outside of Nashville, TN (Goodlettsville)
 
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.
 
Job Type: Regular
Primary Location:  Goodlettsville,Tennessee
Secondary Locations: Chicago
 
Travel:  No
 
For more information and to apply:
 

 
Nielsen
Director, Talent Acquisition
Chicago
 
From Mr. Andrew McCaskill, SVP - Global Communications and Multicultural Marketing, Nielsen.
 
Director, Talent Acquisition - 12168
 
Human Resources - USA Chicago, Illinois
 
There’s never been a better time to be a part of the excitement at Nielsen.  While the company is working hard on the “Science Behind What’s Next,” our Talent Acquisition (TA) team is attracting the best and brightest talent to drive what’s next at Nielsen.
 
We’re looking for an experienced Talent Acquisition professional to join us as a Director, Talent Acquisition and lead our US Commercial Watch & Buy recruiting team.  We have a strong group of enthusiastic recruiters dedicated to finding sales, analytic, and client service/consulting talent across our Consumer, Media, Digital, and Product organizations.   In this role, you will help build our talent and recruitment strategy for these critical parts of the business, lead key initiatives, and develop and lead a team dedicated to providing a high level of service.
 
Additionally, as part of the TA Leadership team, you will assist in transforming the Talent Acquisition function at Nielsen and taking things to the next level – completely delighting our clients with outstanding service, creating a uniquely positive candidate experience, pursuing progressive and innovative approaches to attracting the best talent in the most efficient ways – and providing exciting career opportunities to our team. 
 
Here’s what you’ll be doing:
  • Developing and maintaining strategic relationships with HR Business Partners and Business Leaders
  • Driving continuous improvement in the applicant/candidate experience, reporting, data and analytics, productivity, planning and forecasting of hiring
  • Building capacity and opportunity by bringing innovative ideas and recruiting techniques to the Talent Acquisition function
  • Understanding and leveraging Talent Acquisition technology advancements to augment recruitment processes, efficiency and ways of working
  • Providing direction and consultation to the management team on strategic and emerging staffing trends
  • Leading diversity initiatives partnering with the HR team, business leaders, and Nielsen’s Diversity & Inclusion team
 
Here’s what’s in it for you:
  • Working alongside some very clever and dedicated people who love what they do
  • Great opportunities to learn and grow your career - we invest in people and we’re proud to see our associates’ careers flourish
  • The chance to bring ideas to the table - we’re constantly looking at how we can enhance what we do and how we do it, so we love to investigate and implement new ideas
  • Global perspective - we’re always looking for associates to join our numerous global project teams, working on ideas and solutions that we will implement across our global TA community
 
Here’s what we’re looking for:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 7+ years of recruiting experience; sales/commercial/analytics experience preferred
  • Prior experience managing, developing, and motivating a team of recruiters
  • Excellent client service, relationship-building, and collaboration skills; ability to engage stakeholders at different levels
  • Strong written communication skills including presentation of management reports and ability to articulate data/metrics in a meaningful way
  • Able to manage and deliver on multiple projects simultaneously; adhere to deadlines
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and ability to work within a fast-paced business
 
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.
 
Job Type: Regular
 
Primary Location:  Chicago, Illinois
 
Secondary Locations: NY - New York City
 
Travel:  Yes, 10% of the Time.
 
For more information and to apply:
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