Category Archives: Full-time

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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School communications assistant (St. Louis area)

Lindbergh Schools, located in the St. Louis, Mo., metro area, has an entry-level opening for Communications Assistant to support the Communications Department.

Here is a link to the posting: https://lindbergh.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=585

This would be a great way for a new graduate to get his or her foot in the door with a communications position, and it includes full health benefits. If you have any questions, please contact Beth Cross Johnston, JO’01, communications director for Lindbergh Schools: 314-729-2400, ext. 8802 or bjohnston@lindberghschools.ws.

Communication specialist, U of Minn.

The College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences has an opening for a Communication and International Program Specialist. For more information, contact Jill Reister (jreister@umn.edu). Forwarded by Sara Danzinger, JO’99, who is director of internal communications in the College of Liberal Arts.

The Office of International Programs in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences at the University of Minnesota is hiring a Communication and International Program Specialist. This 75% time (negotiable up to 100%) position works to develop and execute a comprehensive communications and marketing strategy across digital and social media platforms, print marketing, live events, and other mediums to encourage more students to study abroad. This position will also work with faculty, staff and international partners to support, plan, and implement short-term instructor-led study abroad programs. This position has a variety of independent professional and administrative responsibilities that require the ability to work in collaboration and coordination with other team members, particularly with the college communications, student services teams, and the UMN Learning Abroad Center.

Details for this and other jobs can be found at:  https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs 

Job ID: 323661

Priority Deadline: May 14, 2018

Agriculture director, Minnesota radio stations

Alpha Media – Redwood Falls, MN is seeking an Agricultural Director for our two radio stations. The ideal candidate is a news/communications professional with a strong background in agriculture and enthusiasm for informing both agricultural and non-agricultural audiences about what is going on in the industry that brings us our food, fiber, and fuel. This job opportunity is well-suited for someone with a diverse range of skills, or a desire to gain such skills through the daily experience of working as an on-air radio talent, a news writer, an interviewer, and a digital content producer.

Responsibilities of this position may include the following:

  • Conduct interviews with agribusiness news sources and convert information obtained into stories, reports, or long-form interviews for use on-air and on the website.
  • Provide up-to-the minute market reports throughout the day.
  • Convert information obtained through news releases and other sources into stories and reports for use on-air and/or on the website.
  • Edit and refine audio for use on-air and/or on the website.
  • Download audio feeds from outside sources.
  • Load audio into audio folders for use by others, including for on-air purposes.
  • Post material to the website and social media.
  • Produce photos, videos, graphic images, and other materials for use on the website and for other purposes such as station promotion.
  • Perform regular air shift as assigned, including two half-hour farm programs; fill in as necessary.
  • Various productions tasks as needed or requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Requirements for this position include the following:

  • Able to develop on-going relationships with local, state, and national officials.
  • Ability to relate to listeners from a wide range of demographics.
  • Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be a team player and work well with all levels of management.
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Knowledge of agriculture and related issues.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle constantly evolving deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:

  • Previous experience in broadcast media.
  • Previous agricultural reporting and/or writing experience.

If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join a fast moving, growing entity submit your cover letter and resume ASAP by clicking the APPLY NOW button at the top of the page at http://www.alphamediausa.com/job/agricultural-director-announcer/.

Candidates who need assistance due to a disability, please leave a message with 877-459-5750 and your call will be returned.

Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.

Producer, Des Moines Register Media

Des Moines Register Media, a Gannett Company, has an opening for a Producer to manage the delivery of content to digital and print platforms.

The producer will work with content strategists, the audience analyst, planning editors, content coaches, reporters and photographers to best display content on all platforms, using a high level of judgment and creativity.

In this role, you will:

  • Manage social media accounts for the Des Moines Register and Iowa City Press-Citizen.
  • Manage the homepage, story pages and high-traffic landing pages;
  • Direct the flow of content, sending breaking news emails and push alerts, adding meta-data information, hyperlinks, images, info boxes, and additional digital content;
  • Copy edit content before publishing; and write digital headlines and summaries, taking into account SEO and keyword elements.
  • Work in concert with designers to produce high-quality print editions.


Here’s what you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field
  • Strong understanding of SEO techniques and social media, and a deep understanding of competition
  • Proven planning skills and the ability to interpret audience data is essential
  • Strong copy editing and organizational skills are a must
  • Proven ability to work quickly, independently and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work evening hours and weekends

For more information and how to apply see: https://usr53.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett/Posting/View/3050

Digital Content Producer – Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register Media, a Gannett Company, has an opening for a Producer to manage the delivery of content to digital and print platforms.

The producer will work with content strategists, the audience analyst, planning editors, content coaches, reporters and photographers to best display content on all platforms, using a high level of judgment and creativity.  Continue reading

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.