Category Archives: Copywriting

Project manager, W.D.M. schools

 

Position Type: Community Education/Project Manager
Location: The Learning Resource Center
Date Available: 08/01/2018
Applications due: 07/12/2018

The West Des Moines Community School District is looking for a project manager. The position assists the Director of Community Education and provides leadership regarding the overall strategy, implementation, and evaluation of Community Education programs and services, including process improvement, community outreach, and promotion. Full-time, 12-month position.  $55,000/year.  Bachelor’s degree and minimum of four years in project management/communications.  Strong interpersonal skills, strategic thinking, marketing and promotion, Adobe Creative Suite.

To apply, see https://www.applitrack.com/wdmcs/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&category=Community+Education

 

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Grant-writing team openings, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

TALENTED COMMUNICATORS WANTED!

  • Are you energized by wordsmithing text and editing copy?
  • Do you have a knack for helping others polish and present their stories?
  • Would you thrive enabling work that improves the human condition?

If the answer is yes, the Office of Research and Economic Development at the University of Nebraska‐Lincoln (UNL) invites you to apply for a position within its Office of Proposal Development (OPD) at one of two levels: 1) Proposal Development Specialist (entry‐level) or 2) Proposal Development Coordinator (mid‐level). Multiple hires are possible, and successful candidates will join an experienced team of dedicated, client‐focused professionals providing proposal development support to UNL faculty, administrators, and staff.

Responsibilities

Proposal Development Specialists and Coordinators contribute valuable communication and editing expertise to the UNL research enterprise. Team members in these positions edit the narrative components of grant proposals to ensure compliance with sponsor guidelines and to improve content, clarity, organization, and visual appeal. Staff in these positions work with single investigator and small group grant proposals and provide editorial support for team members managing large complex projects.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, or a relevant scientific discipline. Candidates with an anticipated graduation date in May, 2018, will be considered. In addition, competitive candidates will be:

  • effective communicators who can identify the best approach to reach different audiences and produce communications based on that understanding;
  • capable of building strong relationships and delivering client‐focused solutions;
  • nimble in approach and demeanor and able to satisfy the fluid demands of project or proposal development as well as the work styles of diverse individuals and teams;
  • selfless team‐players who are energized by work in a fast‐paced, collaborative setting; and
  • creative, dedicated, accountable, and invested in the land‐grant university mission.

Salaries in OPD are competitive. Specialists earn $40,000 to $55,000 per year, and Coordinators earn $55,000 to $75,000 annually. Compensation and level of position will be determined at time of hire based on candidate qualifications and experience. OPD team members benefit from a tiered staffing structure that provides a clear, established pathway for professional growth and advancement.

This is an excellent opportunity for new graduates to embark on a career in grant writing. Relocation assistance is available, and the benefits package includes a staff/dependent scholarship program. For more details and to apply, view requisition S_180208 at https://employment.unl.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 26, 2018. The search will remain active until the positions have been filled. For questions or accommodations related to this position, contact Ember Welsch at 402‐472‐4563.

Student assistant for public relations, University Communications

Hours: 6 hours per week, with flexible scheduling during normal campus hours of operation
Salary: $9 per hour
Supervisor: Aaron Jaco, Assistant Director – Public Relations

Essential Functions:

  • Research, write, edit and coordinate a wide variety of content for the Public Relations team, including press releases and feature articles for the Drake Newsroom.
  • Compile weekly reports of University-related media coverage.
  • Assist in generation and development of story ideas for PR and Alumni Relations.
  • Assist with internal communications tasks such as writing, compiling, and editing OnCampus newsletter as needed.
  • Additional tasks as assigned.
  • The student assistant will ideally start the week of Monday, Jan. 29, or as soon as possible thereafter. The position will end by Friday, May 11.

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Student assistant for fine arts, University Communications

Hours: 6-8 hours per week, with flexible scheduling during normal campus hours of operation
Salary: $9 per hour (funded by Friends of Drake Arts)
Supervisor: Aaron Jaco, Assistant Director – Public Relations

Essential Functions:

  • Research, write, and coordinate a wide variety of Drake Fine Arts-related content for the Public Relations team, including press releases and feature articles for the Drake Newsroom.
  • Coordinate social media event listings and content related to Drake Fine Arts.
  • Submit Drake Fine Arts-related events to community calendars.
  • Assist in generation and development of fine arts-related story ideas for PR and Alumni Relations.
  • Additional tasks as assigned.
  • The student assistant will ideally start the week of Monday, Jan. 29, or as soon as possible thereafter. The position will end by Friday, May 11.

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Summer 2018 internships at Barkley agency (KC)

Barkley, a creative and innovation agency in Kansas City, is seeking applicants for its paid summer “mentorship” program.

Barkley is looking for rock stars to join it in Strategy, Social Media, Public Relations, Creative, Design, Account Management and Production. Applications can be found on https://www.barkleyus.com/careers/#positions. The application deadline is Dec. 8.

For more information or questions, contact Barkley recruiting manager Kate Moore at kate@barkleyus.com.

 

Communications internship, D.M. Performing Arts

Public Relations / Communications Internship

Deadline: October 1, 2017

Contact: Bill Pinegar
Phone: 515-246-2369
Location: Des Moines – Civic Center

 Des Moines Performing Arts has an exciting opportunity for students interested in positioning world-class arts, entertainment, education and cultural activities.

We are seeking current college students for our fall public relations/communications internship program. Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, event promotion, copywriting, social media strategy/implementation and assisting with season marketing activities including the popular Willis Broadway Series at the Des Moines Civic Center. This position is ideal for students majoring in public relations, communications or marketing. Skills in copywriting, graphic design, video production, digital advertising and social media are preferred.  

 This paid internship will run the fall semester. Applicants must be available a minimum of 15-20 hours per week. This position is temporary and will end in December.

Des Moines Performing Arts is a premier organization showcasing a variety of professional productions while providing an exciting and dynamic work environment. If you are interested, please visit us online at www.dmpa.orgto learn more and apply.  Only those submitting both cover letter and resume will be considered. PDF files only.

Des Moines Performing Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

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