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MIL Corporation Seeks Technical Writer

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 28 September 2018 | 3:52 pm — 

New Co-Op opportunity: The MIL Corporation in Charleston is seeking a Technical Writer who majored in English or Communications. Additional information can be found below.

https://cofc.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1912507/share_preview

Technical Writer

The MIL Corporation

Summary

The MIL Corporation is seeking a Technical Writer to work with a Federal Government Client in Charleston, South Carolina. As a member of the Systems Development and Maintenance team, the successful candidate will assist in documenting technical manuals for use within the team and the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Research, write, update, and maintain detailed technical installation and user guides, work instructions, computer-based training lessons (CBTs), and other memoranda in support of the IT staff
  • Assist with other projects on an as-needed basis.
  • Track documentation change requests in a web-based tracking system
  • Manage configurations of documentation in a digital storage system
  • Contribute to overall project documentation in accordance with team and company processes

Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university in English, Communication, or a related field. Candidates who possess a degree other than those listed should have a minimum of one year experience developing technical documents
  • Excellent working knowledge of English grammar and the written language
  • Ability to translate technical information into plain language for audiences of all backgrounds
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience developing technical guides for an IT audience
  • Knowledge of Federal IT policies, practices, operations, and procedures
  • Experience supporting Software Development Life Cycles
  • Experience with Adobe FrameMaker, Captivate, Photoshop, Acrobat, and Robohelp

Education

BA/BS in English, Communication, or related field

Clearance

All applicants for this position must be able to obtain a Secret clearance. Please note that the clearance process takes into account both criminal and financial background aspects.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Rival at the College of Charleston online publication is looking for contributors.

The Rival is an online publication written by students and aimed at the college community in Charleston. It reports on local events and trends and composes opinion-editorials and satire on political, economic, and social issues.

The Rival is currently recruiting new staff members for writing, editing, photography, and social media management positions for the fall semester.

While The Rival is not a registered school organization, it is an outside source of news, commentary, and satire for College of Charleston students. The Rival, as a national organization, is a rapidly growing network of university publications, including, but not limited to George Washington University, UCLA, Duke University, New York University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Tulane University, and University of Maryland. In addition, a position with the Rival would help students develop skills such as writing, event planning, marketing, and create connections with other students on campus interested in investigative journalism.

To apply, visit: https://goo.gl/forms/r88z5TGw3PJFJPXw2

Questions? Email Emma Grabowski, Managing Editor for The Rival at the College of Charleston, at grabowskiew@g.cofc.edu.

Have you ever considered a career in sales and marketing? Would you want the freedom to host your own radio show? Is getting up close with CofC athletics, or covering stories about local news something that may interest you? Those are only a handful of the things you can do at CisternYard Media! We are the only student ran media organization on campus and we’re looking for help with our six branches. If you are looking for a close knit family, fun time and great learning experience — welcome home.

Contact us below if you’re interested and want to hear more about us!

News

Radio

Video

Miscellany

Ads/Sales

PR

Wedding Video Production Job

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 17 August 2018 | 10:26 am — 

Seeking a student or enthusiast of video production to make a wedding video next summer.

The final products will be:

1. DVD/s of the full footage taken that day

2. An artistic one-hour video that’s edited to include the highlights of the day, with Title Slide, Credits, and background music as appropriate. (An option may become available to add video of the rehearsal dinner on June 28 for additional pay.)

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Dr. Kathy Zanin at kathy.zanin@citadel.edu.

Pay: $1,000
Event Date: June 29, 2019
Event Locations: Mt. Pleasant, SC
Hours: 1-8pm
Contact Person: Dr. Kathy Zanin, mother of the bride
kathy.zanin@citadel.edu
843-345-7270

CNN-Atlanta Now Hiring Associate Producer

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 17 July 2018 | 4:14 pm — 

See full job description here.

Associate Producer, Video Programming at CNN

Job location: Atlanta

The Associate Producer with the Video Programming team contributes to the creation and production of original and differentiating content, including but not limited to writing headlines and publishing content to all CNN digital platforms (Desktop, Mobile, OTT).

  • Must understand the editorial direction of CNN.com and CNN TV to help ensure that tactical and coverage decisions align with the overall goals of CNN Domestic.
  • As an Associate Producer you will coordinate with the CNN Digital Senior Producer and Producers, to ensure that the CNN Digital audiences are exposed to the best available content along the most-navigated digital pathways.
  • You will be responsible for surfacing the best CNN content from various sources including but not limited to the CNN digital platforms, social media sites, and CNN Library while establishing and developing long-term repositories of high-value, long-shelf-life digital assets.
  • As a member of CNN Digital, the Associate Producers work directly with CNN shows, both live and taped programs, to maintain and update live, fast moving rundowns while simultaneously delivering appropriate extended digital content to compliment the linear broadcast on a segment level for CNN Go.
CBBSN Associate Scout

Collegiate Baseball Scouting Network (CBBSN) is a startup created to provide the baseball world with an unbiased 3rd party scouting network. With over 100 scouts across the U.S. and Canada, we are always looking to expand our reach to provide organizations with valuable data on amateur baseball players. We are looking for scouts nationwide.

The Associate Scout position is a part-time role, and ideal candidates will be able to stay in the position for minimum 12 months.

Qualifications:

  • Intermediate or deep understanding of the game of baseball
  • Excellent communication capabilities, attention to detail, and ability to take direction
  • Strong desire to work in baseball operations, player development, or similar areas are preferred
  • Candidates with reliable transportation will be preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Attend local high school and college games at various levels of competition to scout players
  • Record desired data points for players clients are interested in, as well as writing reports
  • You will be receiving training in the summer and fall, and discuss your progress and quality of work with your supervisor year-round
  • Throughout the year, you will be in constant communication with your fellow scouts and supervisors through GROUPME and email

Perks:

  • Join a fast-growing, diverse startup in the sports industry
  • Build a portfolio of players you follow, and be able to talk in-depth about their strengths, weaknesses, and overall potential at the next level
  • Gain an understanding of how MLB teams use scouting and analytics in evaluating prospects
  • Compensation $10 per report

Please fill out the attached questionnaire to apply https://goo.gl/forms/1h5rbnjgZlaV7mdT2

Any questions can be directed to southeast@cbscout.net or careers@cbscout.net.

Science Communication Specialist

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 2 May 2018 | 11:37 am — 

Science Communication Specialist

May 2018

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is looking for an early-career science communicator to join its outreach team. This position will work closely with the Marine Resources Division’s media and communication coordinator to share the division’s research, education, and fisheries management stories with nontechnical audiences.

About SCDNR’s Marine Resources Division: The SCDNR Marine Resources Division’s mission is to serve as the advocate for and steward of the state’s marine resources. Studying everything from algae to tiger sharks, our staff of biologists, fisheries managers, and educators work to protect and conserve South Carolina’s coastal waters and wildlife for future generations. Learn more at DNR.SC.GOV.

Location: This position is based at the SCDNR Marine Resources Center in Charleston, SC.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with media coordinator and research staff to produce print, video, audio, and web products for research projects and outreach campaigns as needed
  • Assist with long-term and weekly development of social media strategy and content
  • Analyze social media metrics and identify opportunities to better engage with audience
  • Report, write, and edit regular stories for S.C. Coastal Resources blog
  • Maintain photo/video library and join research staff in the field to update collections as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or coursework leading to degree) in communication and/or science field(s)
  • Excellent writing and copyediting skills, with experience writing about scientific topics for a general audience
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn about marine biology and natural resource science
  • Proficiency in writing for social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Ability to work collaboratively to achieve shared goals and outcomes
    Photography, videography, and/or graphic design experience a plus

Hours/Pay: Hours worked will not exceed 40/week. Pay is $10/hr.

Contact: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, three samples of writing and/or visual work (published preferred), and three professional references to Erin Weeks at weekse@dnr.sc.gov with “Science Communication Specialist” in the subject line. Application deadline is May 25, 2018.

Alumni Welcome Center Concierge

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 26 April 2018 | 4:57 pm — 

Job Description

Department:  Office of Alumni Affairs

Position:  Alumni Center Concierge  

Location:  Towell Library in Cistern Yard

Supervisor:  Assistant Director, Alumni Research

Term/Schedule:  Part-time position. Shifts available: Mornings 8:30-12:00 and Afternoons 12:00- 4:00

Salary:  $11 per hour

Benefits:  N/A

 

Qualifications:  Qualified candidates must

  • Be a student at the College of Charleston and enrolled for the Fall 2018 semester.
  • Possess a cheerful, outgoing, patient, and helpful attitude.
  • Love the College and its history and traditions.
  • Be willing to learn general information about the College, alumni events, benefits, and traditions.
  • Be able to type 35 words per minute accurately and be familiar with Microsoft Excel and Word.

Responsibilities:

  • Greet guests warmly and assist with guest registration.
  • Look up guests’ records to verify contact information, employment information, relationships, and interests. Collect corrections and additions for our records.
  • Offer guests refreshments, access to restrooms, and provide an overview of the Center’s amenities.
  • Promote Alumni Association events (on campus and with chapter as appropriate), tours, benefits, and gifts.
  • Provide directions around campus and the local downtown area, as well as recommendations for alumni-owned restaurants and businesses.
  • Answer general questions and/or refer guests to other staff and offices as needed.
  • Announce visitors to the appropriate Alumni Affairs staff member as necessary.
  • Assist with sales and inventory in the alumni gift shop.
  • Answer the main phone line, accept and distribute department deliveries and mail, and perform other general front desk administrative tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

To apply, log on to CofC Handshake and search the position title. 

 

Marketing & Content Coordinator Full-Time Position

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 12 April 2018 | 2:04 pm — 

Marketing & Content Coordinator

The Position:

The Marketing & Content Coordinator, an essential part of the NGCOA team, will support the association’s Marketing, Membership and Education departments. For Marketing, you will help create content and design, and disseminate vital communications to our target audiences through email and social media. For Membership, you will conduct research, collect, track and report on data, and various other duties to increase membership and enhance the member experience. For Education, you will write pieces, coordinate speakers, and other activities in support of our Golf Business magazine, podcasts, webinars and conferences.

The Person:

The successful candidate is a superstar coordinator — hyper-organized, goal-driven, detail-oriented, and a self-starter. This person is a natural multi-tasker, with an ability to balance unrelated tasks, report to multiple supervisors, and change direction with ease and enthusiasm at a moment’s notice. This person has a true passion for connecting with various audiences, whether through email, social media, letters, over the phone or in person.

The Tasks:

The lion’s share of this job will involve :

  • Supporting the Marketing, Membership and Education departments
  • Email creation, execution, tracking, and reporting
  • Social media creation, execution, tracking, and reporting
  • Research, data collection and reporting
  • Distribution list strategy and development
  • Updating NGCOA website content
  • Content support for monthly Golf Business magazine and emails
  • Coordination of session and speaker materials for events

Current Platforms and Technology Being Used at NGCOA:

  • Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, YouTube
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Google Suite
  • MagnetMail / Real Magnet
  • Accelerate/Higher Logic
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Work or internship experience in a high-volume social media or other interactive communications
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, and successfully shift gears, in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Solid work ethic, and professional, positive, get-it-done-now attitude
  • Self-motivated enough to work alone, but confident enough to work with a team of demanding colleague
  • A good writer
About National Golf Course Owners Association:

Established in 1979 and headquartered in Charleston, S.C., the NGCOA is the leading authority on the business of golf course ownership and management. The Association represents the industry’s key decision makers with ultimate responsibility for golf courses throughout the world. The not-for-profit organization is the only trade association dedicated exclusively to golf course owners and operators. Membership of the NGCOA includes owners and operators of daily-fee, semi-private, private and resort courses. While diverse in its makeup, the Association serves as a resource for a critical need shared by all owners and operators in today’s ever-changing golf industry: information and inspiration on how to operate their facilities as efficiently and profitably as possible.

Application Process:

With your application, please submit the following to jay@ngcoa.org (applications which do not contain all the items below will NOT be considered):

  • Cover letter (your email should serve as your cover letter)
  • Resume attachment in PDF format only – limit to no more than 2 pages
  • Contact information for your last three direct supervisors
  • LinkedIn address

Salary: $32,000-$35,000 based on experience

Position is based in Charleston, SC. Not remote, and no relocation offered. NGCOA offers health insurance, 401k and generous PTO.

Content Producer/ Technical Writer

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 10 April 2018 | 1:40 pm — 

Formed in 2001, Alliance Life Sciences (www.alscg.com) helps our customers maximize revenue and optimize pricing in an outcomes-based world. We employ hundreds of professionals around the globe who help firms receive full value by solving problems in Contracting, Pricing, Reimbursement, and Commercial Operations. We enable this mission in a healthcare world where the true focus is on the patient’s health and well-being, the ultimate bottom line for everyone.

Job Description:

Content Producer/ Technical Writer  — Full time or contract resource

– Must have experience with pharmaceutical, pharmacy, health insurance or healthcare.

– Ability to analyze data from various sources and summarize information in a concise manner.

– Ability to work with global customers to identify relevant areas of interest and develop content to meet their needs

-Work can be done from Charleston remotely with some travel to our NJ/PA offices.

 

To apply, please send resume to Karen Goldin, Manager Talent Acquisition, at karen.goldin@alscg.com

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