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Cape Fear Academy: Seeking Communications Associate

By Megan Gould
Posted on 30 October 2019 | 12:10 pm — 

With Who:  Cape Fear Academy

Location:  Wilmington, NC

Type of Employment:  Full-time

Major Responsibilities:  

  • As graphic designer for the school, create content for advertisements, the website, social media, and print collateral.
  • Assist in maintaining web content on internal and external school websites.
  • Draft and edit communications copy (e.g. press releases, weekly email publications, social media posts).
  • Ensure a consistent voice and tone throughout all schoolwide publications (print and digital).
  • Assist with Advancement Division events such as donor events, Homecoming, Grandparents Day, etc.
  • Use digital tools to proactively conduct analysis on social metrics, mobile metrics, and web analytics that provides actionable insights on campaign performance.
  • Other duties as assigned to support school-wide programming

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written, visual and verbal communication skills, a strong work ethic, and an ability to multi-task and successfully manage projects.
  • Hands-on experience with website content management systems (WordPress), email marketing software (MailChimp), the Adobe Creative Suite, and social media administration. Basic HTML/CSS knowledge is a plus.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • The ability to work well independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • A strategic mindset with the ability to effectively communicate messages across multiple platforms.
  • Photography/videography experience is a plus.

Note:  Occasional evening and weekend work required to gather content or support events.

Education:  A Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, or related field preferred.  Commensurate experience will be considered.

Experience:  Minimum one to three years of experience working in a graphic design and digital marketing environment. Working in an education or nonprofit environment is a plus.

Salary and Benefits:  A competitive compensation and benefits program

Starting Date:  December 1, 2019

Apply (or see more job posting information):  Submit your application today via the CofC Alumni Career Center!

Foundation Fighting Blindness: Seeking Events Director

By Megan Gould
Posted on 30 October 2019 | 11:59 am — 

With Who:  Foundation Fighting Blindness

Location:  Raleigh, NC

Type of Employment:  Full-time

Position Description:  The Foundation Fighting Blindness is the largest nongovernmental foundation supporting retinal disease research in the world, funding rigorous scientific discovery and clinical trials to preserve and restore vision. We are a national organization with offices in Columbia, MD, Raleigh NC, Chicago IL, Los Angeles CA and New York NY.

Working with preeminent scientists, the FFB has funded breakthroughs in gene therapy, stem cells and bionic retinas, providing a historic opportunity for a promising new era in human clinical trials. We are the largest non-governmental source of research funds for inherited retinal degenerative diseases.  Over the past four decades, FFB has raised more than $760 million to fund research studies worldwide.

We are seeking a dynamic, experienced and organized Director, Events to be part of our team.  This position will be based in RALEIGH, NC.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direction and strategic management of the Events program and staff in collaboration with the Vice President, Events. This encompasses management of staff as well as the overall goals, strategies and initiatives
  • Achieve the events’ budgeted revenue goal by personally soliciting corporate sponsorships, selling tickets, securing financial donations, and attending donor meetings.
  • Collaborate with regional Events Managers to identify, develop, support, implement and expand sustainable new and existing events
  • Collaborate with regional Events Managers to increase local sponsor recruitment and retention, as well as identify and implement plans to engage regional and national corporate sponsors
  • Collaborate with regional Events Managers to use chapters and events as a means to increase participation, fundraising, and awareness
  • Build and implement strategic plans for the region to increase year over year revenue and identify and engage new leadership to ensure event sustainability
  • Ensure the regional Events and Major Gifts teams are working together to develop and implement strategies to meet the shared goals
  • Recruit, manage, and empower events staff by providing structured guidance, training, and direction with event expertise
  • Recruit and manage active volunteer fundraising committees/chapters.
  • Develop accurate and reasonable timelines (with duties, deadlines, benchmarks) and budgets that are attainable yet aggressive
  • Provide engagement opportunities for members through community socials and Speaker Series Presentations.
  • Be responsible for oversight of the Budgeting, forecasting and accounting, negotiating contracts, tracking expense and revenue budgets
  • Supervise and coordinate on-site logistics, vendors, volunteers, speakers and oversee execution for annual sponsored Visions Seminars through regular travel on event day
  • Provide guidance and oversight of fundraising programs such as walks, galas and dinners
  • Work with the Communication & Marketing Department to market events and programs to targeted sponsors, FFB members, and the public at large, as well as provide opportunities to highlight FFB family and event stories
  • Provide volunteer support through face to face meetings, phone and email contact, and public speaking engagements including VisionWalk Previews, Kickoffs, Chapter socials, and corporate cultivation meetings.
  • Work with Database Department to coordinate training programs pertaining to Events staff training and module use
  • Ensure the Events program has effective systems for budget oversight, event reporting and analysis of all aspects of the program.
  • Supervise budget management for all events and work with staff to review monthly financial reports and reconcile any discrepancies

Please send your resume with a cover letter stating salary requirement and overview of fundraising accomplishments.  We offer an excellent salary and benefits, and a terrific team environment!

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 7+ years of demonstrated experience managing staff in a non-profit fundraising organization
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage events.  Requires experience coordinating event logistics, working with volunteers, prospects and donors, and management of large scale events program
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of securing & working with high profile event speakers
  • Experienced at securing corporate sponsorships and stewarding existing sponsors
  • Experienced at budget development and management
  • Requires expertise in strategic management of volunteers, boards, high profile speakers and major donors
  • Ability to work independently in field focusing on critical issues; to recruit and supervise staff and/or volunteers
  • Must have strong leadership and management skills and actively contribute in a team environment
  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Requires excellent attendance and be must be accountable for quality of work
  • Must be fully proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Must have strong working knowledge of relational databases and knowledge of WEB utilities
  • Must possess valid driver’s license with driving record acceptable to FFB insurance carrier
  • Some travel required

Apply (or see more job posting information):  Submit your application today via the CofC Alumni Career Center!

With Who:  Memorial Medical Center

Location:  Las Cruces, New Mexico

Type of Employment:  Full-time

Position Description:  As a member hospital within LifePoint Health, we strive to be a place where employees choose to work, where physicians choose to practice and where patients choose to come for healthcare.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer and in close conjunction with LifePoint Health marketing and communications teams for strategic guidance, the Director, Marketing and Communications is responsible for creation and oversight of marketing and communications strategies for the hospital and associated entities, working collaboratively with all departments to ensure all advertisements, communications, collateral materials accurately reflect and support the hospital’s brand and message expectations. Develops marketing and communications strategy using data-driven, organizational best practices. Deploys website and social media; internal communications; public relations/earned media; and coordination/engagement in community events.

Job Requirements:

  • BA/BS in marketing, communications, or related field
  • Minimum 5 year of related experience
  • Previous health care marketing and/or communications experience within a matrix organization preferred
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Demonstrated experience aligning marketing and communications tactics with business strategies
  • Effective in a dynamic environment with various simultaneous demands

Apply (or see more job posting information):  Submit your application today:  https://lifepointhealth.jobs.net/en-US/job/director-marketing/J3T5JD63PBKD96S15RG

With Who:  Association of Progressive Rental Organizations

Location:  Cedar Park, Texas (telecommuting allowed)

Type of Employment:  Full-time

Position Description:  Join a dynamic team at a national trade association based in the Austin metropolitan area. Job seekers wanting a fast-paced, creative, and highly accountable environment are invited to apply.

The Content and Communications Manager provides the guidance and skill necessary to develop and implement an innovative, integrated communications strategy that supports APRO’s mission.

The role reports to the Executive Director and will work collaboratively to execute effective and brand-affirming communications in the following areas: content development, internal/external communications, website management, print and digital publication management, video media management, and marketing.

  • Participate in the planning and execution of comprehensive, online and offline communications and marketing campaigns for the annual association convention and trade show, annual legislative conference and strategic plan outlined by the executive director and board of directors.
  • Develop and edit visual and written content for communications projects including, but not limited to: annual association convention and trade show, annual legislative conference, website, bi-weekly e-newsletter, association member e-newsletter alerts, quarterly print and digital magazine, social media, news stories, digital and print collateral items, video and anything else that supports the association’s value to its members.
  • Must have excellent writing skills.
  • Oversee and execute print and digital communications efforts that support member engagement for projects mentioned above including updating and maintaining the website.
  • Seek out new and more effective ways to deliver messaging.
  • Vet, oversee, and coordinate marketing and communications strategy to outsourced vendors including, but not limited to: interns, contract writers, graphic designers, photographers, videographers, A/V, etc.
  • Travel to and act as reporter and photographer to association-related meetings around the country.
  • Develop and maintain content calendars for the association’s channels of communications
  • Manage and maintain photo archives and on association’s flickr page.
  • Track, measure and report key performance indicators to determine communications effectiveness.
  • Monitor press mentions or alerts.
  • Manage association phone system, adding extension, recordings, and scheduling meeting settings.
  • Act as support to association staff, communicating and collaborating regularly with other departments.
  • Represent APRO at industry events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
  • National travel up to 20%

For consideration, submit resume and  2-3 samples of your own writing (blog posts, marketing collateral, business letters, articles, etc). Background and reference check required.

Role is carried out mostly in Cedar Park main office. Telecommuting days can be arranged 1-3 days a week once the initial 120 day period of probationary and orientation period has passed.

Strong writing, technology, and project management skills required.

Experience in nonprofits or associations preferred. Graphic design and social media skills a plus. Degree in related field preferred.

Notes:

  • Telecommuting is allowed.
  • Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package with vision, dental, and health insurance. Retirement plan. Work from home flexibility 1-3 days per week after successful 120-day orientation and probationary period.

Apply (or see more job posting information):  Submit your application today via the CofC Alumni Career Center!

With Who:  SimGHOSTS

Location:  Virtual

Type of Employment:  Contract

Position Description:  Are you fun and enthusiastic, but also hard working and deadline oriented? Do you have solid management skills and enjoy working with volunteers? Can you self-sufficiently and successfully work from home and travel? If this sounds like you, we’d love to see your resume!

The person in this role is anticipated to work 40 hours per week, and will be the primary support for the Executive Director and first line of contact most people will have with the organization. 30% of time is supporting Executive Director with general office administrative, correspondence, and customer relations, 30% of time is in management of print and digital publications such as graphic design, email campaigns, social media campaigns, and website, and 40% of time in project work, including event planning, supporting online learning programs, mentorship programs and other projects.

We currently have a vacancy for the following temporary (6 months) position with the possibility of ongoing employment following completion of the term.

Responsibilities:

  • Administration
    • Provides primary support for Executive Director administrative, calendar, travel and communication functions. Provides administrative and logistical support to the work of board members and volunteers. Interfaces regularly with the Executive Director, the Board of directors and other staff/volunteers and supports all activities as a member of the headquarters staff.
    • Anticipates the needs of Executive Director and other staff/volunteers in providing detailed information and critical updates regarding administrative, communication and financial operations.
    • Manages routine mail and office operations. Opens correspondence, manages the distribution of mail, maintains confidentiality and security of personal and financial information, processes electronic payments and issues/deposits checks. Maintains administrative, correspondence and financial files and membership database.
    • Provides customer service support to subscribers, vendors and the general public. Serves as the primary point of contact for all questions, emails, and telephone calls. Conduct routine communications, identify situations when escalation to management is appropriate. Provide invitation letters for visa applications, receipts, invoices, and certificates of attendance.
  • Communications
    • Articulates SimGHOSTS’ mission,  vision, and values to the SimGHOSTS community and the general public.
    • Communicates and establishes effective working relationships with subscribers, volunteers, vendors, affiliate organizations, board members, and internal staff through video conference, telephone, correspondence, and email.
    • Supports the work of all staff and volunteers in the production of attractive, professional quality publications with consumer friendly graphics and compelling narratives; statistically sound data and accurate statements.
    • Develops Website, Social Media and Email Campaigns in collaboration with Executive Director and program staff/volunteers. Produces and schedules social media and blog posts, and supports dissemination of newsletter, and digital and print publications. Develops or edits multimedia resources.
  • Projects
    • In collaboration with the Project manager, Executive Director, Board of Directors and volunteers, Coordinate, direct and oversee the development of projects including managing performance and providing resources and oversight in order to achieve outcomes and benefits related to organizational objectives. Examples of projects include online education courses and resources, professional development activities and events.
    • Prepares, monitors and evaluates reports, statistics, budgets, operating policies, and prepare anecdotal and statistical evidence of mission project outcomes. Provides Executive Director/Board of Directors with research, status reports, updates and critical analysis and makes recommendations on planning, process, risk and management of project activity.
    • Supports the preparation of presentations regarding organization objectives to internal and external stakeholders regarding plans, budgets, challenges, opportunities, status, objectives and accomplishments.
    • Coordinates accommodation, transportation, catering, media and opening reception for events. In collaboration with event manager coordinate presenter and exhibitor arrangements.
    • When onsite at events, manage registration desk, processing on-site registrations, handling lost registrations, and assisting event attendees. Acts as primary point of contact for all event attendees, presenters and exhibitors.
    • Tracks and manages inventory of all event-­related materials including workshop supplies, giveaways, ribbons, badge stock and holders, shipping supplies for on­site shipping, signage, and lanyards? place orders as necessary. Prepares conference supplies and materials for shipping; receive return shipments

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Minimum Qualifications:

Any combination of education and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. Qualifying experience may be obtained through volunteer or paid work. Preference in hiring and promotion is given to individuals who exceed minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the qualifying knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position would be:ew.

  • Education:
    • Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree or verified 110 to 120 semester credits from an accredited college or university with major course work in nonprofit or public administration, international studies, communications, marketing, database management, community development, public relations, graphic design and publications or similarly related field.
  • Experience:
    • Two years of experience in association management system/CRM database management or administration.
    • Two years progressively responsible experience in managing or supporting organizational administration, including appropriate procedures for handling sensitive financial and personal information, organizational file management and professional office procedures, preferably in a nonprofit environment.
    • Two years experience drafting general office correspondence, meeting agendas, minutes and reports.
    • One or more years experience facilitating and supporting the work of task oriented work teams, organizing, collaborating, problem solving, evaluating and resolving conflict.
    • Two years experience with monitoring and tracking Key Performance Indicators of successful communication plans, public awareness, marketing or fundraising campaigns.
    • One or more years experience reporting on or supporting reporting on program or organizational fiscal management, monitoring and evaluating outcome metrics and measures, and reporting outcomes, preferably within a nonprofit or government agency.
    • One or more years experience managing leadership and work team schedules, resolving calendar conflicts and facilitating communications between or with organizational leadership and staff, and skillfully, diplomatically and efficiently handling inquiries of external partners, general public, media, vendors and related constituencies.
    • One or more years experience in event planning and management.
    • One or more years experience in graphic design and/or multimedia development.
    • One or more years experience in digital content publication through websites, social media, and e-newsletters.
  • Additionally Preferred Education and Experience:
    • Bilingual, multi-lingual; Experience working internationally; Advanced degree; Experience with developing marketing and communication materials; Experience working in a nonprofit organization.

Apply (or see more job posting information):  Submit your application today via the CofC Alumni Career Center!

With Who:  ReliefWeb (under the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs)

Location:  Bangkok, Thailand

Dates:  Spring 2020/Summer 2020

Duration:  3-6 months

Academic Credit: Can be arranged for selected candidates.

Position Description:  The United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is the UN Secretariat department responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to complex emergencies and natural disasters. OCHA also ensures that there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort. OCHA ReliefWeb aims to provide reliable disaster and crisis updates and analysis to humanitarians by: collecting information from more than 4,000 global information sources around the clock; delivering content which is most relevant to ReliefWeb’s global audience, includes country and disaster reports, maps, info-graphics, job announcements and learning opportunities thereby; enabling humanitarian partners to analyze context and situations and make better decisions. This internship will be situated within OCHA ReliefWeb office based in Bangkok, Thailand, and the intern will be under the general guidance of the Editorial Assistant with a directing reporting line to the Head of ReliefWeb office. The internship is being offered for a minimum period of three (3) months, with a possibility of extension up to a maximum period of six (6) months, starting as soon as possible.

Responsibilities:  In general, the intern will support OCHA in fulfilling its mission to coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention; and facilitate sustainable solutions. Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background and duties may include but are not limited to researching, analyzing and presenting information gathered from diverse sources on assigned topics/issues; tracking information on assigned topics/ issues; gathering information from diverse sources and helps to assess news value and other potential impact, as well as to evaluate the effectiveness of information campaigns; drafting/ compiling a specific type or types (e.g. print, broadcast, etc), of information communications products for target audiences, to include press releases, talking points, web stories, media packets and reports, brochures, briefings, video clips, newsletters, websites, multimedia, etc. In consultation with supervisor, identifies and proposes information opportunities, activities and approaches, taking into account the situation/topic and target audience; identifies key contacts/constituencies and opportunities for strategic partnerships to facilitate communication efforts and maintains working relationships with the same; responds to a variety of inquiries and information requests internally and externally; prepares related correspondence; and performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Application Deadline:  December 16, 2019

Apply, see more application information, or request more information:  https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=123519

With Who:  ATN Event Staffing

Location:  North Charleston, SC (North Charleston Coliseum)

Type of Employment:  Temporary

Dates:  November 6-8, 2019

Hours:  There are several shifts available between the hours of 6:30 AM and 6:30 PM. *You are not required to work all days.*

Pay Rate:  $18 an hour

Position Description:  Staff will greet conference attendees, assist with guest registration and check-in, gift bag assembly and distribution, directional assistance, general event support.

Job Duties:

  • Greet guests
  • Assist with registration and check-in
  • Gift bag assembly and distribution
  • Provide directional support and information
  • General event help as needed

Qualifications:  

  • Highly outgoing and friendly personality is a must
  • Professional, well-spoken, and polished
  • No experience necessary, but customer-facing experience/skills are preferred

Apply (or see more information):  Submit your application today! Please email a brief introduction to Shannon Moore – smoore@atneventstaffing.com with the subject line “Charleston Conference Staff.”  (See more information.)

With Who:  Regan Communications Group

Location:  Charleston, SC

Dates:  Spring 2020 and/or Summer 2020

Position Description:  Regan Communications – Charleston is seeking a communications intern to work directly with the Manager of RCG – Charleston to assist in daily organizational tasks such as helping update media lists, upcoming openings in and around Charleston, assist in admin for PR campaigns and events in the Charleston community. Opportunities include, but are not limited to: assisting with marketing & PR campaigns, attending PR events, assisting in production of events and having a pulse on what’s happening in the area. This is a great opportunity to build your skills and work with a company that has regional and national recognition. Must have a positive attitude and the drive to learn and improve your skills. Must have working knowledge of the following: Microsoft Office, Adobe, and a thorough understanding of Digital Marketing and social platforms.

About Regan Communications – Charleston:  At Regan Communications Group, we help individuals, corporations, hospitality groups, medical and educational institutions, small businesses and nonprofits clarify and claim their brand identity via traditional and new media.

We’ve become one of the largest privately-held public relations firms in the nation by truly valuing new and decades-long relationships with clients.

We’re a full-service company offering public relations, a complete range of advertising and marketing capabilities, media training, crisis communications, website development, special event management, government relations, business networking, sponsorship activation, social media and in-house video production.

Boston, MA – Cape Cod, MA – Providence, RI – New York, NY – Washington, D.C. – New London, CT –  Hartford, CT – Charleston, SC – Jupiter, FL

Apply (or request more information):  Submit your resume to Laura Murphy (Account Director) at lmurphy@regancomm.com today!

With Who:  University of Delaware English Language Institute (ELI)

Location:  Newark, Delaware

Type of Employment:  Full-time

Position Description:  The Assistant Director of Recruitment, Marketing, & Communications reports to and operates under the limited supervision of the ELI Director. The position involves strategic planning and requires strong independent judgment and decision-making skills. The Assistant Director has full supervisory responsibility for the ELI-ORMC, which currently has two other full-time positions in addition to the Assistant Director (i.e., International Recruitment Specialists). In addition, the Assistant Director is accountable for an annual budget of $250,000-$500,000. Finally, the Assistant Director must collaborate with numerous personnel and departments on campus, as well as with domestic and international vendors, administrators from international schools, sponsoring organizations and embassies, and the directors, associate directors, and recruiters from other American Intensive English Programs and higher education institutions.

Major Responsibilities:  

  • Directs the work of ELI-ORMC staff, including hiring, training, goal-setting, project management, and performance evaluations.
  • Conducts market research and uses the resulting market intelligence to conceive, develop, and execute the ELI’s Recruitment, Marketing, and Communications strategies and to contribute to the creation of new ELI programs and recruitment initiatives. Uses research and analytics to evaluate the effectiveness of marketing campaigns and activities.
  • Designs, develops, and executes the ELI’s Marketing and Recruitment plans and activities. This includes:
    • Communications and campaign management:
      • Creating and maintaining the ELI’s marketing communications/campaigns calendar and using it to guide the projects and communications of ELI-ORMC staff and to ensure consistent messaging across platform types.
      • Supervising, planning, and executing marketing campaigns.
      • Analyzing campaign metrics to determine their effectiveness.
      • Selecting and approving free and paid advertising and sponsorship options.
      • Selecting, approving, and liaising with vendors to promote the UD-ELI brand online, in print, etc.
      • Initiating and supervising the design, content, production, and domestic and/or international distribution of a wide variety of promotional materials and evaluating their effectiveness (editorial decisions and design, soliciting bids from/selecting vendors, and overseeing the production schedule of the materials).
    • Digital communications management:
      • Supervising the development and execution of digital media campaigns, including via e-mail, social media, and via third party platforms and using metrics and feedback to evaluate their effectiveness.
      • Conceptualizing, designing, and overseeing content management of all ELI websites.
    • Event planning:
      • Selecting venues and recruitment events for the ELI to participate in overseas.
      • Managing the event budget.
      • Arranging for the development, translation, and printing of promotional materials.
      • Logistical planning.
      • Approving catering and audio/visual arrangements.
      • Applying for travel visas (note: these events often involve the Directors and Associate Directors of various units on campus, such as the ELI, undergraduate and graduate Admissions, the Office for International Students and Scholars, the Institute for Global Studies, etc., as well as administrators from overseas educational institutions and delegations from embassies and sponsoring organizations).
    • Travel activities:
      • Representing the ELI in conferences, meetings, and recruitment fairs, most of which are overseas (traveling approximately 4-12 weeks per year) (travels for this position have particular emphasis on the exploration of new target markets (most often in non-Anglophone developing nations).
  • Manages an annual recruitment and marketing budget of $250k-$500k under supervision of the ELI Director and with input from the ELI Business Administrator.
  • Serves as Chair of the ELI Marketing Committee (comprised of ELI Director, Associate Director, and Special Programs Manager), and leads the ELI Travel and Recruitment Team (comprised of multiple staff and faculty members who represent the ELI in overseas events).
  • Ensures that the ELI is represented on university committees, activities, and groups related to International Marketing and Recruitment (g., Global Recruitment and Retention, Social Media Strategy, International Recruitment and Admissions, Sponsored Student Recruitment, etc.), as well as in conferences/workshops with our counterparts at other Intensive English Programs.
  • Initiates, vets, and maintains relationships with overseas recruitment agents and sponsoring organizations; troubleshoots issues as they arise in order to promote a steady flow of students from these institutions; provides regular training and updates to agents.
  • Works independently or leads team to execute miscellaneous assignments from the ELI Director. Promotes and maintains strong relationships with ELI alumni.
  • Supports the ELI Admissions Office and the ELI Advisement Team in the establishment of conditional admissions agreements with American colleges and universities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, International Relations, TESOL, or other related field and five years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience within a university-affiliated Intensive English Program preferred.
  • Excellent leadership, management, delegation, and organizational skills, with strong belief in teamwork.
  • Excellent technical skills, with high proficiency in MS Office (Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), Google Apps, Skype, and strong general computer and technological capabilities.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills that includes public speaking and cross-cultural communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and to find creative solutions to issues that arise.
  • Ability to think outside of the scope of the ELI-ORMC to help colleagues to resolve problems and to support the strategic goals and operations of the ELI as a unit.
  • Foreign language skills preferred.
  • Understanding of student visa regulations and how they apply to ESL students and programs preferred.
  • Familiarity with university policies and procedures preferred.

Special Requirements:

  • Requires international travel.
  • Ability to interact with people of different cultures, positions, and levels.

Application Deadline:  All applications close on November 4, 2019.

Apply (or see more information):  Submit your application today!  https://careers.udel.edu/cw/en-us/job/494424/assistant-director-english-language-institute

Ketchum: 2020 Summer Fellows Program

By Megan Gould
Posted on 14 October 2019 | 4:31 pm — 

With Who:  Ketchum (see info on Fellows Program)

Dates:  Summer 2020

Position Description:  We look for diverse internship candidates with strong writing capabilities, intellectual curiosity, an obsession with trends, impeccable multitasking abilities, and a passion for digital communication and social media. Internship candidates should be eager to learn and willing to go above and beyond. That’s the Ketchum way.

What We Look for in Candidates:  

  • Strong writing capabilities
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Awareness (and perhaps “obsession”) with current trends
  • Impeccable multitasking abilities
  • Savvy with social media
  • A strong work ethic
  • Eager to learn and willing to go above and beyond

Eligibility Requirements:  This opportunity is only available to students completing their undergraduate or graduate degree in 2020 or 2021. If you meet the qualifications to participate in the LaunchPad game you’ll be required to answer the fictitious challenge questions between January 23 – January 27 as well as participate in the LaunchPad game between January 30 – February 3.

Application Process:  LaunchPad gives us a tool to hire candidates based on their potential versus what they have had the opportunity to do. While past internships are still beneficial, raw talent and creative problem solving skills are essential as well. Candidates will answer two ficticious client challenges that will measure their creative, digital, writing and general PR skills. All responses will then be posted and applicants will vote and comment on all posts. Top applicants will be chosen to proceed to the interview stage based on the points they earn. Are you ready for this game changer? Game on!

Application Opening and Deadline:  Applications open on January 1, 2020. The deadline to apply is January 20, 2020 at 9:00 pm

Apply (or see more information):  Keep an eye on Handshake for the application link!

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