Monday, October 31, 2016

Radio news and on-air programmer, Moberly, Missouri

KWIX-KRES-KIRK-KTCM, an Alpha Media Group of stations in Moberly, Missouri, is looking for a full-time on-air programmer with experience and a passion for covering news. 

This position may include the role of news director with the right experience. Must be organized, able to write stories, interact with the public and have a good knowledge of computers. On-air experience is plus.  

The person we hire will prepare and read newscasts and record ad copy. Involvement in sports and play by play is a plus but is not required for the position. 

If you have the qualities and want to join our programming team, please apply by sending an email with resume and work samples to Operations Manager Brad Boyer at brad.boyer@alphamediausa.com

KWIX-KRES-KIRK-KTCM is an equal opportunity employer.

Editor, weekly paper in Northwest Missouri

A weekly newspaper located in Northwest Missouri is seeking an editor.
The right candidate will be a take-charge person and will be responsible for the entire news operation for our respected weekly newspaper and website.
The editor will be a community leader and who takes pride in his or her work. We are looking for a team player to work in a pleasant work environment.
Duties include article writing, copyediting, photography, social media, website posting, page layout and other associated duties. Experience preferred, but right candidate can be trained.

Cameron, Missouri, is a clean community in which to live and cover the news. Ability to use or learn Macintosh needed. Job offers competitive salary with benefits and vacation. 

Apply to: Tina Svoboda, advertising@mycameronnews.com  No telephone calls please.

Summer 2017 Internships at The Nature Conservancy

The application deadlines for each of the internships below is Jan. 6, 2017. The pay is $12 per hour if you are still an undergraduate student, $14 per hour if you have completed an undergraduate degree or are a currently enrolled graduate student. 


Friday, September 23, 2016

Multimedia and Production Specialist, Greenville, N.C.

East Carolina University Student Media seeks a Multimedia and Production Specialist. The applicant should be a design pro who is way deep into social media and multimedia.

Our organizations include a 90-year-old student newspaper, advertising agency, radio station, yearbook and three magazines, two creative-writing vehicles and a general interest publication. ECU Student Media is positioning for a much greater online presence, webcasting and television production, new digital media, design, greater marketing services and rebranding. The specialist we need will help us turn our vision into a reality.

East Carolina University is located in Greenville, North Carolina, half-way between Raleigh and the Outer Banks. Our student body has grown to 28,000 in a town of more than 80,000 residents. Those interested can apply here:
https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1192220158881

This posting will close Oct. 13. Email John Harvey, director of Student Media, at harveyj@ecu.edu.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

2017 Summer Internships, San Antonio, Texas

College juniors, seniors and graduate students are encouraged to apply for paid summer internships at the San Antonio Express-News. Up to eight candidates will be selected for the 10-week program. Based in the main newsroom in San Antonio, the program targets students interested in pursuing careers as reporters, photographers, multimedia producers and data visualization specialists. 
Interns are treated as full-time staffers. They end each summer having earned valuable real-world experience in a thriving daily news environment. Each intern is assigned a mentor, and regular brownbag lunches are held with senior writers and editors to discuss a variety of topics about journalism and post-graduate career success.
As the seventh largest city in the country, San Antonio is at the center of many major national and international narratives, such as immigration, energy, cybersecurity and military affairs. There's never a lack of news or interesting stories to chase — and we encourage our interns to chase them. 
In addition to a cover letter, resume and two reference letters, candidates also must include the following:
* Reporter candidates must specifiy to which department they are applying: Metro, Features, Business or Sports. Candidates must include links or PDFs of no more than seven stories that best demonstrate an ability to cover breaking news and enterprise. Please include links to any interactive maps, databases or charts used to augment reporting.
* Data visualization candidates must include links to no more than 10 interactive databases, charts or maps. Candidates who have learned or used Tableau, in addition to other digital tools such as TimelineJS, StoryMapJS and Storify, are preferred.
* Photographer candidates must include a portfolio of no more than 40 photographs that best demonstrate an ability to cover breaking news and enterprise features. Links to personal websites or galleries will be accepted.
* Multimedia producer candidates must include links to stories, blog posts or headlines produced. Include up to 10 buzz-worthy ideas, story angles or headlines for current events.
Interns will be paid $10.50/hour. Applications are due Nov. 1 and should be sent to Managing Editor Jamie Stockwell at jstockwell@express-news.net

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Digital Marketing and Media Manager, Kansas City

Position: Digital Marketing & Media Manager
Reports To: Vice President - Marketing Classification: Exempt
Date: July 2016

General Description:
Responsible for company’s digital marketing efforts including website, electronic sales tools, and social media communication. Primary duty involves the creation and maintenance of company website site, ensuring quality user interface, accurate and purposeful content, and routine updates. Position also creates and manages company’s social media presence, and integrates new digital technologies into company marketing and sales efforts.

Principle Job Duties:

  • Develops company’s digital marketing strategy and implements it through varied tools such as website, SEO/SEM, email, video, social media, and mobile devices.
  • Primary administrator for Tnemec external and internal websites. Ensures updated and accurate content. Manages outside service companies in the development of website, and web-based and mobile tools.
  • Monitors company search results, both organic and pay-per-click, and makes modifications to optimize. Works with outside service companies on search engine optimization (SEO) strategy.
  • Responsible for development and implementation of company web promotion strategy with special emphasis on quality sales leads and inquiries.
  • Responsible for the overall creation of informative corporate videos. Includes conceptualization, script-writing and shooting. Manages outside resources for video shoots, editing, etc. Promotes completed videos via web-based tools and media outlets. 
  • Creates landing pages in collaboration with internal teams.
  • Develops company social media strategy and manages company’s social media efforts.
  • Manages specialized advocacy programs targeting groups associated with Tnemec customers and representatives, coatings industry, or related industries that will have a positive effect on company image and could result in promotion of company.
  • Supports creation and publishing of electronic newsletters distributed to company customers and influential constituents. Optimizes readership levels and utilizes content for further online promotion.
  • Manages internally-focused marketing initiatives to include company branding, customer touch-points, and communication.
  • Evaluates emerging digital technologies for potential use by Tnemec Company and its representatives.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, marketing, or related program
  • Solid understanding of web design and maintenance, SEO/SEM, social media channels,
  • and email marketing
  • Limited travel within North America


Direct resumes to Renee Search, Tnemec Human Resources at searcy@tnemec.com.
www.tnemec.com

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Data/Digital Communication Specialist and Graphic Artist

Missouri Broadcasters Association 
Position: Data/Digital Communications Specialist & Graphic Artist
Hours: Full-time hourly position, days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.
Reports to: President/CEO, Director of Member Services & MO-PEP Director

Job Summary:
The person in this position will be responsible for gathering data, creating monthly client reports and submitting monthly traffic to Missouri Public Education radio and television stations.  This person will maintain the MBA data base. This person will be the in house graphic artist.  This person will develop content for the MBA website and be responsible for the social media of the MBA.  Computer video editing skills are not required but would be a plus and over time will need to be learned. This person will be relied upon as the “in house” digital expert and will advise the MBA staff.  This person will serve MBA clients, members and the MBA Board.

Essential functions of the position:

  • This position will handle the coordination and gathering of all monthly Missouri Public Education (MO-PEP) electronic invoices from members by the 10th of each month.  For all stations who do not submit invoices electronically, this position will need to enter all data from paper invoices.  This data must be entered by the 3rd week of each month. 
  • Production of monthly and quarterly invoices and reports for MO-PEP partners by the last week of each month following the previous month when the campaigns aired on member stations.
  • Distribution of all traffic to all member stations, at least one week before the start of the next month’s schedules. (exception for holiday periods)
  • Maintain and update the member data base.
  • This position will be the in-house graphic artist for all print and web materials produced by and for the MBA.
  • This position will help develop and maintain content for the website.  
  • This person will be responsible for and develop content for the MBA in Twitter, Facebook, Linkdn and other social media sites on a regular basis.
  • As things progress this position will be relied upon to develop, maintain and advise MBA and members and staff on any future advances in the rapidly changing digital environment.
  • Computer video editing skills will eventually be a part of this position.  If need be the MBA will offer on the job training in this area.
  • Act as back up to Director of Member Services; answer the phone in that person’s absence.  During the production of the annual Media Directory, planning and implementation of MBA Convention, Hall of Fame and awards judging, this person will assist the Director of Member Services as directed by that person. 
  • The Director of Member Services will also act as backup to this position.
  • All other duties as assigned by the President/CEO.
  • Should there be any difficulty adhering to a specific date listed above, as a result of holidays, vacation or illness, this person must communicate with the President of the MBA in advance so that help can be solicited to complete the tasks in a timely fashion. 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Background Power Point and data base management systems and be proficient in Excel,
  • Background in maintaining, developing messages and posting on social media sites.
  • Background in graphic arts including Word Press, In Design and Adobe Illustrator in order to develop and help maintain MBA website as well as produce print and web materials for the association.
  • Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, and discretion.
  • Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing.
  • Professional appearance and manner.

Working Conditions/Environment:
This job operates in a professional office environment.  The role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

Physical/Mental Demands:
Requires sitting and standing associated with a normal office environment.  Requires manual dexterity in conjunction with computer input.  This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required.  This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend, kneel or stand on a stool as necessary.

Apply to:
Mark Gordon
President/CEO
Missouri Broadcasters Association
1025 Northeast Drive
Jefferson City, MO  65109

Friday, June 10, 2016

Assistant News Editor, Norfolk, Nebraska

The Norfolk Daily News is looking to hire a full-time assistant news editor to fill a vacancy in its newsroom staff. An attractive candidate will have a passion for accuracy, excellent editing skills, a flair for newspaper design and the ability to meet deadlines.

A college degree in journalism or related field is a plus. Hours are generally 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., with some Saturday morning shifts required. Competitive wages, strong fringe benefits and a positive, fun place to work.

Interested individuals should submit work samples, resume and cover letter. Applicants can contact Kent Warneke, editor of the News, via email at editor@norfolkdailynews.com or at 877-371-1020.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Student Marketing Assistant

The National Scholastic Press Association is looking for someone who is hard working and can grow with us as we continue to expand. The marketing assistant will help other NSPA employees with a variety of projects including marketing, event planning, social media and membership outreach, along with some basic clerical work as needed. This position can be full-time or part-time, depending on availability.

This position requires a detail-oriented person with outstanding event planning, social media and marketing skills, who can take initiative to work independently as well as part of a team, prioritize work assignments, manage multiple projects simultaneously and perform general office tasks outside the job description.

Pay: $12/hour

Schedule: 20-40 hours per week during regular office hours (9 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F, flexible around class schedules)

Responsibilities: 

  • Write content, manage, curate and update multiple social media pages (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn and Pinterest) 
  • Brainstorm creative engagement campaigns 
  • Monitor discussions, posts, comments 
  • Seek out media outlets and blogs to improve web presence 
  • Assist with event planning national convention, as well as marketing projects as they arise including writing copy for press releases, websites, newsletters, membership campaigns, cultivating sponsors and exhibitors, etc.

Requirements: 

  • Attending school for PR/marketing or other related degree
  • Aligned and/or interested in NSPA’s mission 
  • Understanding of basic marketing and communication principles
  • Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
  • Excellent writing skills/AP Style knowledge
  • Working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel on Mac and PC platforms
  • Ability to travel domestically to one or two scholastic press conferences per semester (travel, lodging and food expenses covered)
  • Experience working at a high school or college publication (newspaper, yearbook, etc.) a plus
  • To apply, please send an email with a current resume that reflects relevant experience and skills and writing samples (if you have them) to Laura Widmer: laura@studentpress.org. Also include a cover letter that explains what you will bring to the position, as well as what you hope to gain from the experience.

About NSPA
The National Scholastic Press Association, based and incorporated in Minnesota as a non-profit educational association, provides journalism education services to students, teachers, media advisers and others throughout the United States and in other countries. NSPA has three divisions. Memberships for middle school, junior high school and high school student media are organized under the National Scholastic Press Association division of NSPA. Memberships for college, university and professional and technical school student media are organized under the Associated Collegiate Press division of NSPA. Middle school, junior high school and high school student media in Minnesota are organized under the Minnesota High School Press Association division of NSPA. Memberships are open to all student media at public and private schools at an annual membership fee.
Each division of NSPA provides journalism education training programs, publishes journalism education materials, provides media critique and recognition programs for members, provides information on developments in journalism and student media and provides a forum for members to communicate with others and share their work. Through these activities, NSPA and its divisions promote the standards and ethics of good journalism as accepted and practiced by print, broadcast and electronic media in the United States. NSPA and its divisions also endorse and advocate free expression rights for student media.

NSPA and its divisions cooperate with other student media associations and other non-student groups and businesses that share its mission to educate and recognize the work of student journalists, to improve the quality of student media and to foster careers in media.

Student Graphic Designer

The National Scholastic Press Association is looking for a junior-level design student to join our team for a paid student position. The student graphic designer will assist with projects relating to book production, direct mail layout, social media, web, email marketing, trade shows, member research/outreach and other duties as assigned. This position will be part-time. Candidates must be able to take initiative to work independently as well as part of a team, prioritize work assignments, manage multiple projects simultaneously and perform general office tasks outside the job description.

Pay: $12/hour

Schedule: Up to 30 hours per week during regular office hours (9 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F, flexible around class schedules)

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage/update organization and convention websites
  • Design direct mail marketing campaigns
  • Assist with branding for individual conventions
  • Produce registration books and programs for conventions/workshops
  • Create graphics to go with social media posts
  • Prepare convention materials (signage, name badges, etc.)
  • Collaborate with marketing assistant on social media campaigns
  • Work with the digital and design coordinator to produce two books each year

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Experience with WordPress or other CMS
  • Basic HTML & CSS knowledge
  • Understanding of basic marketing and communication principles
  • Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
  • Excellent writing skills/AP Style knowledge
  • Working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Ability to travel domestically to one or two scholastic press conferences per semester (travel, lodging and food expenses covered)
  • Experience working at a high school or college publication (newspaper, yearbook, etc.) a plus
  • To apply, please send an email with a current resume that reflects relevant experience and skills and a link to your portfolio to Amber Billings: amber@studentpress.org. Also include a cover letter that explains what you will bring to the position, as well as what you hope to gain from the experience.

About NSPA
The National Scholastic Press Association, based and incorporated in Minnesota as a non-profit educational association, provides journalism education services to students, teachers, media advisers and others throughout the United States and in other countries. NSPA has three divisions. Memberships for middle school, junior high school and high school student media are organized under the National Scholastic Press Association division of NSPA. Memberships for college, university and professional and technical school student media are organized under the Associated Collegiate Press division of NSPA. Middle school, junior high school and high school student media in Minnesota are organized under the Minnesota High School Press Association division of NSPA. Memberships are open to all student media at public and private schools at an annual membership fee.

Each division of NSPA provides journalism education training programs, publishes journalism education materials, provides media critique and recognition programs for members, provides information on developments in journalism and student media and provides a forum for members to communicate with others and share their work. Through these activities, NSPA and its divisions promote the standards and ethics of good journalism as accepted and practiced by print, broadcast and electronic media in the United States. NSPA and its divisions also endorse and advocate free expression rights for student media.

NSPA and its divisions cooperate with other student media associations and other non-student groups and businesses that share its mission to educate and recognize the work of student journalists, to improve the quality of student media and to foster careers in media.