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add to favorites University Relations Specialist
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The University of Wisconsin-Waukesha is seeking candidates for the position of University Relations Specialist. This position is responsible for developing and disseminating university related information to the media, community and other institutions, and assisting in other university relations duties. This 50%, twelve month position is located in Waukesha, Wisconsin and reports to the Director of Marketing & Communication. The University Relations Specialist is a member of the UW Colleges Academic Staff.

Application deadline: November 24, 2011

For further information and to apply to this job visit the following link: http://www.uwc.edu/jobs/
add to favorites Director of News & Public Affairs
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Illinois Public Media seeks a Director of News & Public Affairs to lead our award-winning news team and public affairs programming staff for the WILL AM-FM-TV public broadcasting stations licensed to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Illinois Public Media is a not-for-profit public media service of the College of Media at the University of Illinois. Our mission: educate, entertain, inspire and empower by airing the best of public television and radio programs, producing local content for broadcast and the Web, while working with community partners to address needs and concerns. www.will.illinois.edu

The Director of News & Public Affairs is responsible for current issues coverage, including all locally-created and acquired news and public affairs content. Primary duties include:

* guiding the strategic future of news and public affairs programming at Illinois Public Media,
* assigning daily news coverage and planning longer-term projects,
* leading efforts to identify new media opportunities and to distribute news and public affairs content across media platforms,
* assisting with budget planning and the pursuit of funding for department initiatives, and
* managing the job performance of reporters, producers and program hosts in the Created Content department.

The Director of News & Public Affairs will serve as primary substitute host for news, talk and agricultural programming and will participate in on-air fundraising efforts, community engagement projects and campus initiatives.

Required qualifications include a bachelor's degree, five years of reporting experience, preferably in broadcasting, excellent writing/editing skills, and competency in the use of field recording and digital audio editing equipment. Previous managerial experience in a public media newsroom setting is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of journalistic ethics, libel laws and journalistic standards for broadcasters. Familiarity with radio formats, public radio core values, and an enthusiasm for world, national, regional and local issues preferred.

SALARY and BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with experience. No relocation expenses provided. This is a full-time academic professional position at the Urbana campus. The University of Illinois offers a generous benefits package, which includes one month of paid vacation annually, health, dental and life insurance, sick leave, a pension system, and tuition benefits.

TO APPLY: Complete a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, resume, list of three professional references, and both written and audio samples of your work. Please let us know how you found out about this job opening. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 28, 2011. Starting date: January 16, 2012 or a mutually acceptable date. For more information, call Dee Breeding, HR Specialist, at 217-333-7300, or email breeding@illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois is home to Nobel Laureates, MacArthur Fellows and Pulitzer Prize winners. The university's library is one of the largest in the world and its Krannert Center is one of the nation's top performance venues. Residents of Champaign-Urbana enjoy a thriving arts scene, an active night life, Big Ten sports, museums, parks and a growing system of bicycle paths.

Illinois Public Media at the University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu


For further information and to apply to this job visit the following link: http://illinois.edu/
add to favorites Executive or Director for Marketing and Communications
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Executive Director for Marketing and Communications

College of Engineering

University of Illinois

The College of Engineering at the University of Illinois, which is among the world's most prestigious and largest engineering institutions, with undergraduate and graduate programs consistently rated among the top five nationally, seeks a dynamic and energetic Executive Director for Marketing and Communications to lead the college's communications, public relations, and marketing initiatives.

The Executive Director for Marketing and Communications reports directly to the Dean of the College of Engineering and is responsible for interpreting and communicating the college's mission and vision to internal and external audiences. The successful candidate will be a creative thinker who will develop and implement a high impact, college-wide strategy for communications, public relations, and marketing that promotes and enhances the college’s reputation as a leader in engineering education and research.

Duties and responsibilities:

* Provide leadership in the development and communication of internal and external college messages.
* Work closely with departments and research units across the college as well as the college's Communications Advisory Group to ensure both a consistent/clear message and optimal communication service delivery.
* Represent the college in campus-wide communication, marketing, and branding efforts, as well as manage media relations.
* Oversee the Engineering Publications Office and the college's web presence, providing strategic vision for integrating all communications, marketing, and public relations activities and ensuring that they are implemented.
* Explore, develop and implement innovative communication approaches that will be effective and have significant positive impact on the stature of the college.
* Other duties as assigned.

The position requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree with at least seven years of relevant experience. An advanced degree and/or three or more years of experience within a large public university setting are preferred. Preference may be given to those who possess an advanced degree and/or those who possess three or more years of experience within a large public university setting. The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills, outstanding oral and written communication skills, proven organizational skills, the ability to interact with both internal and external constituents, as well as experience leading staff and managing operations.

The Executive or Director for Marketing and Communications position is a full-time, benefits-eligible academic professional position appointed on a 12-month service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decisions will be made until after that date. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To apply for this position, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for three references by 10/31/11. We would prefer all documents be uploaded into a single pdf file. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Sarah Musselman at slmussel@illinois.edu or 217-244-1056.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu


For further information visit the following link: http://illinois.edu/
add to favorites Internet Technology Specialist - Illinois Public Media
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Internet Technology Specialist
Illinois Public Media, College of Media
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois College of Media and Illinois Public Media/WILL seek an IT Pro who wants to help build the future foundation of media and journalism online. We need someone with expertise in network and server administration, digital media storage, and streaming media systems, applications, and standards.

We’re determined to take public broadcasting and media education to the next level: combining the power of journalism, storytelling, and engagement with the reach and flexibility of Web services and online media. We seek a technologist dedicated to staying on the operational cutting edge while maintaining the systems at the core of our internet services. This position is key to enabling Illinois Public Media and the College of Media to flourish online.

Key skills include:
Web server administration
Database administration
Content Management Systems
Streaming media appliances and applications
File systems and backups
Virtual server administration
Active Directory user/group administration
HTML/CSS/Web standards

This is a full-time, 40-hour per week Academic Professional position, with some schedule flexibility due to the nature of operations at WILL and the College. A bachelor’s degree is required. The University of Illinois offers a generous benefits package, which includes one month of paid vacation annually, health, dental and life insurance, sick leave, a pension system, and tuition benefits.

This is an opportunity to apply your solid IT skills in an environment that values collaboration and innovation in service of education, public service, and civic life.

TO APPLY: Complete a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 9, 2011. Starting date: January 9, 2012 or a mutually acceptable date. For more information, call Dee Breeding, HR Specialist, at 217-333-7300, or email breeding@illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu


For further information visit the following link: http://illinois.edu/
add to favorites Marketing and Communications Coordinator
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The Student Affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking a talented professional to serve as a Marketing and Communications Coordinator. Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor/Director of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations, this position requires a close working relationship with the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and other Associate Vice Chancellors in order to accomplish the marketing of the division of Student Affairs. The Coordinator will also work with department heads and division staff to coordinate marketing and communications efforts for the division and its units.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

* Develop a long-term marketing strategy and short-term marketing actions for the division of Student Affairs in coordination with division staff. Identify key audiences and communications objectives for each group, with measurable metrics to be used to determine success. Develop key message points to be drawn upon for all division communications.
* Implement the brand identity of the division of Student Affairs to ensure growth in brand equity and consistent brand management within the division.
* Design and produce effective development and Student Affairs communication pieces including the Student Affairs annual report and e-newsletter; maintain web site for the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, the Office of Student Affairs Advancement, Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations, and other units as assigned by the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.
* Provide leadership to the communications activities and special event responsibilities located in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and to ensure consistency of those functions with planned marketing objectives of the division.
* Coordinate the division's marketing efforts with the efforts of individual departments and the campus to ensure that the interests of the division are represented and consistency with campus direction is achieved.
* Serve as a liaison between the Office of Public Affairs and the division and as a resource for department-level marketing and communications staff by providing coordination and technical assistance.
* Generate news releases and coordinate publicity for major news events with the University's New Bureau and Office of Public Affairs.

Position Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, public relations or other related field, with a minimum of 3 years of full-time relevant experience. Master's degree preferred. Strong communication and organizational skills are essential. Experience in social media is highly desirable.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package.

Appointment Type: This is a twelve-month, full-time academic professional appointment.

Proposed Starting Date: As soon as possible.

Application Deadline: December 9, 2011

Application Procedures: For full consideration, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of application, resume, and the names of three professional references by December 9, 2011. Online application will require names and contact information for three references. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. For additional information regarding the application procedures, please contact 217-333-1300. Please visit the Student Affairs diversity webpage at http://studentaffairs.illinois.edu/diversity/index.html

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experience, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.


For further information visit the following link: http://illinois.edu/
add to favorites On-Air Promotions Producer - Illinois Public Media
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On-Air Promotions Producer

Illinois Public Media/WILL

College of Media, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Illinois Public Media seeks a creative, experienced video promotions professional to produce video, graphic and audio materials to market our programs for WILL-TV, WILL radio and WILL online broadcasting formats.

Illinois Public Media (WILL-AM-FM-TV-Online) is a not-for-profit, award-winning public media service of the College of Media at the flagship public university of the state of Illinois, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Our mission: educate, entertain, inspire and empower audiences by providing the best of public radio and television programs, producing local content for broadcast and the Web while working with community partners to address needs and concerns.

The On-Air Promotions Producer at IPM will:

* Write, produce and edit interstitial television spots,
* Update weekly on-air billboards and co-brand PBS and APT promotional materials,
* Develop promotional concepts and copy to increase audience and financial support for WILL/IPM,
* Create local station identifications for WILL-DT in accordance with FCC rules and regulations, and
* Create underwriting and funding credits.

Required qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Communications, Marketing or a related field; skills in non-linear editing and multimedia production; at least one year of successful hands-on video production and editing experience; and demonstrated proficiency with video production and editing equipment and programs, including Final Cut Pro and Photoshop.

The successful candidate will demonstrate: strong creative writing skills; ability to work under pressure to manage multiple projects and meet broadcasting deadlines; ability to communicate effectively; ability to effectively search for and utilize internet resources and to post promotional assets to the web; experience with ProTrack, AfterEffects and Motion; familiarity with intellectual property rights in use of photos, music and videos; familiarity with PBS programming, PBS promotional materials, and the mission of public broadcasting; a general knowledge of broadcast rules and regulations; and broad-based knowledge of television operations in a television master control setting.

The University of Illinois offers a generous benefits package, which includes one month of paid vacation annually, health, dental and life insurance, sick leave, a pension system, and tuition benefits. This is a full time academic professional position at the Urbana campus.


TO APPLY: Complete a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, resume, list of three professional references, and production sample (DVD or weblink). Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 9, 2011. Starting date: January 9, 2012 or a mutually acceptable date. For more information, call Dee Breeding, HR Specialist, at 217-333-7300, or email breeding@illinois.edu.

Close Date: December 9, 2011

For further information visit the following link: http://illinois.edu/
add to favorites Alumni Affairs & University Events
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Rice University in Houston, Texas is currently seeking applications for an Alumni Affairs & University Events.

Rice has achieved a position among America's great research universities. Even in that category, it is distinctive: Rice is a small, great university. That is, while smaller than most, Rice is able to compete with the best in the nation - indeed, in the world. To support and to enhance this record of success, Rice University and the Association of Rice Alumni seek a chief alumni affairs officer to serve as the university's next Executive Director of Alumni Affairs.

Reporting to the Vice President for Resource Development, Darrow Zeidenstein, and serving as a member of his senior staff, the executive director will benefit from a strategic plan crafted to align the interests and ambitions of Rice University with those of its alumni. Working in close concert with strategic partners across the university and beyond - including the university's residential colleges and schools, as well as the various academic and administrative departments and the athletics department - the executive director will lead the institution's 47,000 alumni, both undergraduate and graduate, in support of the university's considerable aspirations and in building a strong and supportive community among the university's external constituents.

For further information and to apply to this job visit the following link: http://www.rice.edu
add to favorites Deputy Director, Corporate Relations
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Pepperdine University in Malibu, California is currently seeking applications for a Deputy Director, Corporate Relations.

PURPOSE: Drive enrollment growth for the Graziadio School of Business & Management Fully Employed (GSBM) MBA, BSM and MS programs through the development of strategic recruitment relationships with corporate accounts and professional associations. Effectively position GSBM as a premier business education solution-provider and generate enrollment.

DUTIES: Build strategic relationships with corporate accounts to generate lead referrals to regional campuses and develop on-site programs. Develop strategic recruitment relationships and sponsorships with target trade associations (e.g.- PIHRA, NSHMBA, NHRA, NOWBO, large Chambers of Commerce); Host corporate recruitment events (exhibiting and presenting); Recruit students to off-campus cohort programs, including hosting Information Sessions for prospective students, conducting 1:1 consultations, and managing conversion to enrollment. Maintain up-to-date records on corporate and prospective candidate contacts, the competitive landscape, and sales activities. Develop recruitment relationships with key alumni. Collaborate with recruitment staff, Programs and Admissions Offices, and Marketing Department on recruitment initiatives; Perform other duties as assigned.

For further information and to apply to this job visit the following link: http://www.pepperdine.edu
add to favorites Associate Director of Alumni Clubs & Communities
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Salary Range: $50,000 - $55,000 per year

University Advancement's (University of Southern California)USC Alumni Association is seeking an experienced, collaborative, and enterprising professional for the position of Associate Director of Alumni Clubs & Communities.

The Associate Director is responsible for day-to-day management of assigned Alumni Clubs and Communities programs and events and works closely with a variety of volunteer committees and leaders to produce successful alumni engagement programs; programs and events which fulfill the goals of a variety of Alumni Clubs and Communities including Half Century Trojans and assigned Domestic Regional Clubs.

The position reports to the Director of Alumni Clubs and Communities and works closely with a team of associate directors, program coordinators and other professional staff members.

The Associate Director of Alumni Clubs and Communities must be independently creative, able to produce, manage, and support USC Alumni events and volunteer programs, and flawlessly execute them. Related skills include: personnel administration, budgeting, marketing, and fundraising.

The Associate Director works closely with members of the Alumni Association team to coordinate logistical, financial, communications and marketing aspects of Alumni Clubs and Communities programs and events. This includes providing guidance, and supervision to assigned staff, student workers, and alumni volunteers. The job requires regular evening and weekend work and occasional travel.

For further information and to apply to this job visit the following link: https://jobs.usc.edu
add to favorites Comm & Mrktg Coordinator
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Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio is currently seeking applications for a Comm & Mrktg Coordinator.

Assists in accomplishing the strategic marketing efforts of the Ohio Union and Recreational Sports in the Office of Student Life; enhances the visual identity of the Ohio Union and Recreational Sports by impacting guest experience through digital platforms, designs, banners and creative marketing opportunities; researches, develops and executes opportunities for new methods of marketing and communication through digital opportunities and new media methods within Recreational Sports; maintains and expands digital media offerings in both the Ohio Union and Recreational Sports; drives innovative and captivating content through digital platforms and marketing plans for each marketing need; coordinates the collection of and scheduling of content for all digital opportunities; maintains relationships with student organizations, sports clubs and alumni to secure content for digital screens, including but not limited to leadership digital wall, alumni leader wall and regular monitors throughout the buildings; troubleshoots technical issues with digital screens; schedules and maintains a database of content for each screen; identifies and executes innovative marketing tactics to accomplish Ohio Union and Recreational Sports strategic goals, including banners, super-graphics, way-finding, etc.; adheres to the design standards of The Ohio State University, the Office of Student Life, the Ohio Union and Recreational Sports. This position will have a solid reporting line to the Ohio Union and a dotted reporting line to Recreational Sports.


For further information and to apply to this job visit the following link: http://www.osu.edu
add to favorites Graduate Assistant – Sports Information
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Belhaven University, a Christ-centered university located in Jackson, MS, is seeking applications for the position of Graduate Assistant, Sports Information. Belhaven is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) and offers thirteen (13) sports programs.

The successful candidate will work under the leadership of the Director of Sports Information to carry out Athletics communication responsibilities related to statistics, website management, website story development, social media, and photography, among other tasks.
Requirements include collegiate background in Athletics, communications or a related field, as well as a bachelor’s degree. The candidate must fully support the vision and mission of the University as well as subscribe to its Statement of Faith (http://www.belhaven.edu/belhaven/mission.htm).

Interested applicants may make application by submitting 1) Letter of interest 2) Resume 3) Reference list with contact information (including Senior Pastor), and 4) Statement of faith, including information regarding
the integration of faith into coaching and in support of the University mission and vision. Only
applicants who submit all four required items will be considered. Additional information about
Belhaven University may be found at www.belhaven.edu.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Compensation for the position is tuition remission in a Belhaven University Master’s degree program plus either fall/spring semester campus room/board or a ten-month stipend. The successful candidate must apply for and be admitted to the Master’s program in order to qualify for employment for this position.
Interested applicants should send their information to Kirk McDonnell, Director of Sports Information, Belhaven University, 1500 Peachtree St., Box 171, Jackson, MS 39202 or kmcdonell@belhaven.edu.
add to favorites Marketing Project Manager
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Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a Marketing Project Manager for their Chicago office.

The Marketing Project Manager will manage projects and activities related to marketing and business development initiatives for assigned practice areas. This position will have frequent interaction with firm leadership, attorneys, professional staff and vendors. Specific responsibilities include coordination of events, sponsorships and related programs; coordinating the development or assembly of collateral materials, presentations and RFPs; conducting research on current or potential clients; supporting marketing/business plans; and indentifying opportunities for business development. Required experience includes bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business or a related field, at least 5 years of marketing experience in an association, law firm or professional services organization, proven project management skills, excellent interpersonal, organization and time management skills, and the ability to complete multiple projects on time and within budget. Strong computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, databases and Internet research and the ability to travel is also required. Experience with InterAction CRM is strongly preferred. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

For further information visit the following link: http://www.foley.com
add to favorites Manager, Marketing Communications
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Quarles & Brady LLP is seeking a Manager, Marketing Communications to join their team in their Milwaukee office. This position will provide leadership in the development and deployment of firm-wide marketing communications and public relations objectives, strategies and tactics.

Key responsibilities include:

Identifying and developing potential story ideas to support media outreach

Manage and direct relationships with outside media relations counsel

Work with Firm Chairman on communications outreach objectives

Develop content/core messages about the firm and its capabilities and recommend channels and vehicles for getting the messages out to internal and external audiences

Direct and prioritize work of department staff in support of established goals

Develop and recommend an annual plan/budget for marketing communications and public relations

Provide strong and effective leadership to marketing communications staff

Raise the Firm's visibility nationally and increase awareness of the firm among its target audiences.

Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Business Communications, Marketing or related field. The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years progressively responsible, related experience including supervisory experience required. Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and be a strong writer/editor. Strong customer service attitude, work well under pressure, good problem solving, attention to detail and the ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please e-mail your resume along with salary history to: staffrecruiting@quarles.com EOE

For further information visit the following link: http://www.quarles.com
add to favorites Public Affairs Events Specialist
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Rice University in Houston, Texas is seeking a Public Affairs Events Specialist.

Under the supervision of the Multicultural Community Relations (MCR) and University Relations(UR) directors, the Public Affairs (PA) Event Specialist's major responsibility is planning and executing PA events. This position will work with individuals that are commissioning the event to identify event objectives and brainstorm event concepts. The PA Event Specialist will contribute and stay current on event trends, institutional and organizational priorities. This position will work with directors in preparing annual budgets. This position will evaluate, develop or update annual event plans in collaboration with others.

For further information and to apply to this job visit the following link: http://www.rice.edu
add to favorites Director of Communications
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PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Director of Communications at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin is the college’s chief communication planner, adviser and spokesperson. This position oversees all activities of the Communications Office. The Director is responsible for the development, coordination, and execution of the college’s communication and reputation enhancement plans.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Work collaboratively with key members of the Lawrence community including faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends to develop and execute a reputation enhancement campaign. This campaign will identify, celebrate, and promote the unique and special strengths of Lawrence University, and will leverage the new and emerging technologies and social media by partnering with Lawrence's fiercely loyal alumni and friends.
* Develop communications plans to showcase new and emerging initiatives; e.g., LU-R1, Lawrence Scholars, Lawrence Fellows, while continuing to promote the core aspects of the Lawrence experience.
* Serve as the "Editor-in-Chief" for content development and management through video including "This is Lawrence" (video series), the web, social media, Lawrence Today (alumni magazine), press releases, and other new and emerging media and technologies.
* Oversee the development and activities of the Communications Office including budgeting, planning, staffing and annual program evaluations.
* Provide leadership to enhance Lawrence’s Web presence and integration of digital resources and new media technologies.
* Manage the University’s relationship with the media and serve as the University’s spokesperson.
* Provide training and media talking points to ensure other college leaders represent Lawrence in a most positive fashion when interviewed by the media.
* Provide expertise and services that improve the quality and effectiveness of the college’s communication projects and programs in all units. Ensure an appropriate degree of consistency and quality in both the messages conveyed and the means and methods employed to convey them.
* Actively seek out stories on the Lawrence campus with faculty, staff, and students. Serve as a leader among the communications office creative team in this regard by attending conservatory of music performances, faculty lectures, athletic contests, art exhibitions, Lawrence Scholars events, and getting to know Lawrence faculty, staff, and students.
* Serve as an active member of the Lawrence University Crisis Management Group in responding the major campus disasters.

For further information and to apply to this job visit the following link: http://www.lawrence.edu
add to favorites Coummunications Coordinator
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The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

USC's Information Technology Services is seeking a Communications Coordinator to join its Kuali Financial System and Kuali Coeus team.

The Kuali Financial System (KFS) and Kuali Coeus (KC) are community-source software systems developed by and for the higher education community. SciQuest is an externally-hosted service that provides enhanced user functionality and strategic management capabilities for procurement. Workday is also externally hosted, and will replace the University's current payroll and human resources systems. Together, these systems will impact virtually all of the University's 22,000 employees.

This is a two-year fixed-term position, with the possibility for continuation after that period. The incumbent will be a regular staff employee of the University, entitled to all applicable benefits.

The Communications Coordinator will join the USC Administrative Systems Implementation team, supporting the program to inform and engage users from throughout the University community. The Coordinator will organzie and prepare content for in-person and online events, electronic newsletters, project websites and other forms of communication.

The Communications Coordinator coordinates all aspects of department public relations functions and activities.

Job Accountabilities:
# Writes and/or edits copy for department publications.
# Coordinates activities and events to enhance the public's awareness of the university, a department of the university or students, faculty, staff and/or alumni of the University.
# Administers department public relations calendar. Monitors schedules, production, and distribution arrangements and other details to ensure timely, successful completion of public relations materials, events, etc.
# Coordinates preparation, production, and distribution of informational materials.
# Establishes and maintains contacts with internal and external sources including media sources, public relations colleagues and vendors. Attends meetings, conferences, classes, etc., as assigned.
# Coordinates public relations events and other activities. May include coordination of volunteers, students, alumni and/or staff.
# Coordinates work of contracted vendors, as assigned, and ensures timely delivery of goods and/or services.
# Negotiates licenses and/or vendor contracts, as assigned.
# Researches and prepares budget proposals for public relations activities, as assigned.

The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

For further information and to apply to this job visit the following link: https://jobs.usc.edu
add to favorites Assistant Director
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The University of Southern California Office of Admission seeks an Assistant Director of Admission to join its team. The person in this position will staff the front desk of the USC Admission Center, which hosts roughly 75,000 visitors annually. The primary roles of this position are to assist the Admission Center Manager with coordination of our campus visit programs (including all Meet USC programs and campus tours) and oversight of a student staff of 50-70 admission interns and tour guides.

Responsibilities

- Assist with coordination and oversight of campus visit
programs and tours for the office of admission. These include Meet USC, campus tours, Transfer Days, Transfer Information Sessions, and Preview USC (for admitted students).
- Participate in hiring, training, and supervision of student staff (tour guides and Admission Center interns).
- Coordinate with offices from across the University regarding visit programs, specifically admission staff from academic schools and departments.
- Build and maintain positive relationships with constituent groups both on and off campus.
- Gather and evaluate visitor survey data to ensure our visit programs are meeting the needs of our guests.

Department Requirements

- Bachelor's degree required.
- Experience in college admission or higher education,
preferably in a supervisor/leadership capacity with college
students/staff.
- Task-oriented, strong time-management, organized.
- Familiarity with survey/data collection and analysis software.
- Strong public speaking and customer service skills.
- Work nights and weekends as necessary.
- A valid driver's license.

For more information, contact Joy Oaks, Admission Center Manager, at oaks@usc.edu.
add to favorites Marketing Manager
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The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is seeking applicants for a full-time Marketing Manager. In concert with and reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications (DMC), the Marketing Manager provides the strategic direction and guidance for implementation of SFMOMA’s marketing plans to build attendance and expand the audience for its exhibitions, collection, programs, and events. The Marketing Manager participates in audience development planning, brand-related initiatives, and developing and implementing internal systems and processes and is also responsible for providing marketing support to other fund-raising and revenue-generating areas of the Museum.

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelors Degree in marketing, business, or related field; a minimum of five years of progressively increasing responsibility in marketing, preferably within the visual or performing arts, tourism, retail, hospitality, or advertising fields; and a minimum of three years of management experience. Some background in modern and contemporary art preferred.

SFMOMA is undertaking a major expansion to support the continuing development of our collections, programs, and audiences and to showcase the Doris and Donald Fisher Collection, one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary art in the world. The February 2011 announcement of a community-wide Collections Campaign will further enhance the museum’s holdings in anticipation of the 2016 planned opening of the new museum.

To learn more about SFMOMA’s planned expansion or to find a detailed position description and to apply online, please visit our website. EEO/AA
add to favorites Director, Communications and Media Alliances
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Position: Director, Communications and Media Alliances
Reports to: VP, Marketing & Communications
Location: San Francisco, CA - Downtown/Mission District
Job Type: Full time salary plus benefits


The Company
Called the "hottest non-profit on the planet" by FORTUNE magazine and a Top 50 Website by TIME, Kiva (www.kiva.org) is the world's first person-to-person lending marketplace with a mission of alleviating global poverty. In just 5 years, Kiva has raised $210+ million for 580,000+ entrepreneurs in 60+ countries. Kiva combines the culture and approach of an internet start-up with an intense focus on serving the borrower-to-lender connection. Kiva is poised to take its initial success to a whole new level - targeting $1 billion in loans by 2015 and expansion into new areas (e.g. student loans, climate change, etc.). Headquartered in San Francisco, Kiva's team has 80 employees and 500+ volunteers.

The Team
Kiva’s Marketing and Communications team is growing rapidly, and will reach 6 full time employees and a team of interns this year. We operate as a "start-up" in that we move fast, everybody counts, and your contribution has the potential to make a big impact on Kiva and the world at large. Our team is primarily responsible introducing and exciting new users, bringing them to Kiva’s “front door” to participate in the power of personal micro-lending.

The Role
• Work closely with the VP, Marketing & Communications to help set overall Communications strategy, including public relations, internal communications and the development and management of national media alliances.
• Develop and manage a strong network of press contacts so Kiva is “top of mind” with key industry influencers.
• Build and manage media alliances that help Kiva reach new target audiences and extend our reach through the assets and halo effect of strong media brands.
• Assist in advising the Kiva management team on public relations issues relating to company actions (e.g. new features, partnership announcements, product announcements, etc.).
• Assist in advising the team on issues raised in the press.
• Coordinate with the Marketing team in support of blog and newsletter content, as well as social media promotion.

Messaging Responsibilities:
• Develop and maintain key messaging guidelines for all Kiva spokespeople.
• Manage messaging development and preparations for senior-level speaking engagements.
• Develop and execute at least one outbound PR initiatives a quarter (e.g. announcements of feature launches, major partnerships, etc.).
• Research and develop major pitches for external press, in collaboration with both Marketing and Management team.
• Partner with Kiva's outside PR firm (Fleishman-Hillard) to coordinate messaging and execution of PR strategy.

Media Responsibilities:
• Help respond to (or coordinate responses to) all incoming media inquiries on behalf of Kiva.
• Write press releases and pitch stories to external press.
• Develop and maintain relationships with members of the press.
• Coordinate press opportunities, including scheduling and facilitating photo shoots and interviews.
• Represent Kiva as a company spokesperson to the press, and at events as needed.
• Maintain a global database of media contacts.
• Maintain Salesforce database of press opportunities for progress tracking.
• Manage a team of media program volunteer interns.

Content responsibilities:
• Work closely with the Content Manager, Kiva Fellows and Interns to:
o Manage the content of the Kiva media library for press use (still pictures, video, interviews with borrowers).
o Train selected Kiva Fellows on collecting in-field media.
o Coordinate and organize b-roll video.
o Update and maintain the content on the Kiva website Press Center.
o Collect lender and borrower stories for use by press.

Media Alliance responsibilities:
• Identify, secure and manage alliances with major online and offline properties to extend Kiva’s brand reach beyond what is possible with the organization’s own financial resources.
• Manage relationships with Public Service Announcement (PSA) partners.
• Advise marketing team on media value of one-off, opportunistic marketing partner opportunities.

You are...
• Very creative and yet disciplined.
• Very self-motivated and entrepreneurial. You need to be a self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity and defining your own direction.
• Eloquent and articulate, and capable of doing live interviews with tough questions.
• Extremely passionate about your work.
• Someone who enjoys being part of a close-knit and collaborative team. You get along well with others and genuinely want to help and support others.
• Excited by the opportunity to promote a product that is making an impact in the world.
• Passionate about learning and are constantly evolving your PR instincts with new information.
• Able to work successfully on multiple projects.
• A good manager, with a strong history of managing others. (You will initially manage interns, and eventually hire and manage a PR Manager or Coordinator.).

Requirements:
• You have nailed the basics: you're an amazing writer, are great at product messaging and positioning, understand brand building, and are passionate about sharing Kiva's mission.
• You are a communications professional with a bachelor's degree.
• You have at least 5 years of experience in media relations or public relations, and an understanding of microfinance (and an interest in learning much, much more).
• People like working with you.

Compensation:
• Base salary with bonus potential for 2011, plus a comprehensive benefits package
• Tons of "psychic income" for doing good in the world - priceless!
• Please understand - Although Kiva is run like a SV tech startup, we are a non-profit organization / there's no equity or stock options / while our salaries are in line with small non-profit companies, we cannot compete with for-profit salaries.

To Apply
• Send e-mail to jobs@kiva.org including the subject line “Director Communications”
• If selected, future rounds may include a writing exercise
• Sorry, no relocation will be offered for this position
• Due to the high numbers of applicants for this position, we regret that we can only respond to candidates that we would like to interview
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The University of Southern California's (USC) chool of Cinematic Arts is seeking a Marketing Content Producer to join its Communications team.

This position will be responsible for conceptualizing and creating content for publicity and marketing purposes, and will include all aspects of the process from writing copy and scripts, to overseeing all stages of pre and post video and broadcast productions. The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of the School's existing divisions and programs, as well as established relationships with SCA staff and faculty. This position will also be responsible for creating and managing all budgets and overseeing scheduling within the SCA Communications Office.

For further information and to apply to this job visit the following link: https://jobs.usc.edu
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