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Multimedia Journalist

AccuWeather (State College, Pa.)

AccuWeather Overview

AccuWeather provides hourly forecasts worldwide, with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smart phones, tablets, wired and mobile internet sites, smart TVs and appliances, as well as traditional media. AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as news and weather content and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites, including wallstreetjournal.com, CBS News, and The New York Times.  AccuWeather is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to join our team!  This position will work out of our Headquarters office in State College, PA.


Who You Are

You are a creative thinker who is constantly thinking outside the box.
You immerse yourself in the generation of unique, compelling story and video ideas.
You enjoy researching news stories and interviewing internal and external experts.
You excel at writing news stories under the pressure of deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

What You’ll Be Doing

Participate in generation of unique, compelling weather-related story ideas.
Follow trending topics on social networking, including Google, Twitter and Facebook for story ideas and headlines that optimize AccuWeather.com’s reach in search engine optimization.
Write accurate stories that are well researched and attributed to necessary sources and update as necessary.
Interview proper sources to enhance story content.
Respond quickly to breaking news and weather situations, contributing to the news team's coverage of the event.
Creatively use social media to send out breaking/interesting weather information and links to AccuWeather.com news stories.
Ensure that any controversial stories assigned are reviewed by the information manager, who may refer the story to senior management for review.
Experience We Are Looking For

Bachelor's degree in Journalism or a related communications field required.
2-3 years of work experience required.
Demonstrated journalism/media/social media experience.
Must have strong writing skills and excellent knowledge of AP style.
Must have knowledge and experience using Facebook, Twitter (experience using HootSuites preferred) and emerging social media platforms.
Must be able to develop an understanding of basic scientific and meteorological concepts.
Must be self-motivated, team-oriented and work well under pressure.
Must have excellent communication skills and be proactive in seeking out interviews to enhance story content.
Basic non-linear video editing skills are preferred.
Basic HTML skills are preferred.

Skills We Are Looking For

Sense of urgency. You act with the realization that efficiency is vital to success.
A team player. You have the ability to consistently build and maintain strong working relationships with your direct teammates as well as co-workers throughout AccuWeather.
Communication. You have the ability to exchange information, both verbal and non-verbal, to anyone. You have solid speaking and writing skills.  Your communication style ensures that all the organizational goals are achieved.
Passion. You have a strong excitement and love for journalism. You pride yourself on being efficient at your job.


AccuWeather is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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Job posted May 22, 2017

Copy Editor/Designer & City Government Reporter

The Bulletin (Bend, Oregon)

The Bulletin's leadership includes PSU alumnus Joe Ditzler (jdiztler@bendbulletin.com). 2 jobs: 1.) Exp. govt. reporter to deliver high-impact, relevant stories that go beyond city council meetings & press releases. Info: goo.gl/bKOjG5 2.) Exp. copy editor/designer to work in a fully paginated, content-oriented & collegial environ. Produce artistic news, feature covers & inside pages, challenge/improve local copy. Thorough knowledge of sports. DTI, InDesign, InCopy, Photoshop, Illustrator.

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Job posted May 22, 2017

Marketing Associate

ICC (Columbus, Ohio)

Marketing campaign leader to execute campaigns for tech consulting services ICC offers to U.S. market. Must understand tech. Min. 2+ yrs. exp.

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Job posted May 22, 2017

Account Executive

SCG Advertising + Public Relations (Parsippany, New Jersey)

Immediate opening! 2 yrs. exp. Bachelor’s in PR or comm. Media relations, social media mgmt., blogging, strong writing exp.

How to Apply

Kurt Praschak (kpraschak@successcomgroup.com) & PSU alumna Erin Ford (eford@successcomgroup.com). Ihttp://scgadv.com/

Job posted May 22, 2017

Clinical Outreach/Professional Relations Representative

The Renfrew Center (New York City)

Multi-state outreach to healthcare pros, corps. & edu. institutions. Create, maintain, strengthen relationships to increase admissions; community liaison. 2+ yrs. in health care; sales exp. Bachelor’s; master’s pref. Travel, holiday/wknd. as necessary.

How to Apply

Resume, cover letter: careers@renfrewcenter.com. Questions: Katie Huber (AD/PR ’11) at khuber@renfrewcenter.com

Job posted May 22, 2017

Video Production Assistant

Lawline.com (New York City)

Are you interested in a unique opportunity to shoot Live Webcasts and record On Demand educational content in a state-of-the-art, dynamic, High Definition studio? Do you want to learn from our Senior Video Producer and become an expert in operating remote cameras and editing video content? Would you like to improve your networking skills by interacting daily with leaders in the legal industry?

If so, Lawline is looking for a Video Production Assistant to film webcasts and ensure a speedy post-production process into the On Demand recording. This individual will handle all aspects of keeping our video projects running smoothly from start to finish.

Responsibilities include webcasting, recording, and post-production editing on Lawline programs, counseling faculty on how to present in our studio, maintaining the studio and control room, and collaborating with the Senior Video Producer on select product research and studio improvement projects. Compensation for this position will be $40,000 annually.

Lawline is the largest online provider of Continuing Legal Education for attorneys in the United States. We serve the compliance requirements of attorneys nationwide with high quality content through our network of legal subject matter experts. Lawline has a 98% customer satisfaction rating due to our unwavering commitment to our customers and strong company culture. To learn more about our culture and perks, check out our Culture Blog at http://careers.lawline.com/company-culture/.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree
  • Must work well under pressure
  • Solution-oriented thinking in a high-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain professional demeanor while working with Lawline Faculty
  • Self-starter
  • Creatively-minded
  • Able to perform well in time-sensitive scenarios
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Able to work a select amount of weekend hours

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Job posted May 17, 2017

Production Assistant

National Geographic

Looking for a ROCKSTAR Office Production Assistant to be the foot soldier and backbone of National Geographic Studios. This is a full-time freelance job, and an amazing entry point to grow within a close-knit team and extremely well-respected brand. Additional details below.

While duties involve those of an office manager, such as ordering supplies and keeping the office tidy, these are the small but very important tasks that allow for creativity and timely production. The Office PA, furthermore, will have opportunities to support the development team with research, pitch treatments, and sizzle production, as well as the occasional chance to help on set.

Applicants must be an excellent team player and have phenomenal organization, research skills, and experience with design programs (Keynote, Squarespace, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)

How to Apply

Please send resumes/recommendations to: michelle.laird@natgeo.com

Job posted May 17, 2017

Account Coordinator

Rubenstein (New York City)

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Submitted by Rick Matthews ('75)

Job posted May 17, 2017

Sales and Marketing Support Representative

AssetWorks (Wayne, Pa.)

Job Summary:
This position is for a Sales & Marketing Support Representative who will work in tandem with the Sales Account Managers and Marketing Managers as well as other members of the AssetWorks team to generate new leads and expand back-to-base sales prospects, assist with marketing functions such as campaign development and writing, and work as a liaison between the sales and marketing departments to increase communication and productivity.

Job Description:
The successful candidate will be a talented, self-directed and a self-motivated individual, who knows the importance of teamwork, cooperation and pleasant persistence. Specific day-to-day responsibilities will require the candidate to:

 

  • Obtain proficiency with assigned AssetWorks software products in order to be able to communicate with customers and prospects about the products.
  • Oversee an existing e-Commerce program for existing clients during select months of year by providing over-the-phone customer support and email inquiry support in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Work with various stakeholders, including customers and partners, to ensure program guidelines are appropriately adhered to and results are consistent with outlined program expectations.
  • Generate new and repeat sales by providing product and technical information in a timely manner and providing clients with assistance in executing orders.
  • Determine customer requirements and expectations in order to recommend specific products and solutions.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date information on existing and prospective clients and be prepared to report on same.
  • Educate customers about features and benefits of products in order to improve product related sales and customer satisfaction.
  • Learn, maintain, and accurately update lead database as needed to appropriately manage incoming leads, lead assignments, and other information to support marketing and sales efforts.
  • Research and identify new business opportunities by conducting thorough analysis of less saturated markets, including key competitors, products, trends.
  • Track and report on competitive market analysis, competitive marketing, and advertising.
  • Assist in idea generation, preparation, and proof-reading of internal and external marketing documents including, but not limited to, blogs, case studies, webinars, newsletters and other website content.
  • Stay updated on external marketing trends and competitive activities.
  • Provide support relative to the organization’s social media presence and activities.
  • Collaborate with team members to deliver consistent messaging across all marketing activities.
  • Assist Sr. Marketing Manager and Digital Marketing Manager in planning and executing marketing campaigns.
  • Assist with marketing materials needed for trade shows and annual events (internal and external). Materials include but are not limited to Powerpoint presentations, videos, email marketing, posters and postcards.
  • Maintain organized, accurate and easy-to-locate files; ensure files are kept up-to-date on a daily basis.

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Submitted by Rick Sysol ('09 Ad/PR)

Job posted May 15, 2017

Account Executive

Univision (Philadelphia)

Job Description:

Univision Communications Inc., the leading Spanish-language media company in the United States, is looking for highly motivated and energetic sales professionals to represent Univision Local Media Philadelphia, PA. Our Account Executives are responsible for maintaining and prospecting direct client and agency accounts with growth potential in the PA market area for Unimas, Univision Digital, Social Media, Local Events and Promotions& Local Digital assets.

 

Key responsibilities include: prospecting ideal clients from all categories; presenting client solutions; closing sales contracts and post sales execution/follow up.


Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Achieve all monthly and quarterly individual station budgets set by sales management

·       AE’s work with Agencies and Clients which do business in the Tri State area

·       Represent three-station Radio, TV & Digital Cluster to assigned agency list, direct clients and new business prospects.

·       Develop new business, special event and Digital Revenue

·       Work closely with internal departments in order to maximize revenue an exceed budget goals

·       Personally attend promotions involving your clients


Requirements
·       A minimum of three years of local broadcast or related industry sales experience for single and multimarket sellers preferred.

·       Multiple format/Cluster sales experience

·       Tremendous written and oral presentation skills

·       Strong organizational skills

·       Service-oriented

·       The ability to develop new/retail business

·       Experience in creating NTR, on-line and multi-platform marketing solutions

·       Requires working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, Tapscan, Maximiser, Donovan and Power Point

·       Fluency in Spanish is a plus

·       Experience in working with clients targeting the Hispanic community of the Philadelphia DMA


Univision WUVP, an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to ensuring a diverse workforce by providing broad outreach to all qualified applicants regarding job vacancies at the station. Organizations that regularly distribute information about employment opportunities to job seekers or provide employment referrals that wish to receive notices of our job vacancies may do so by contacting Univision – Human Resources at (856) 690-3716.

UNIVISION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to the contact information below:

Email: wuvp65_jobs@univision.net
Regular Mail:  4449 N Delsea Drive, Newfield, NJ 08344
Fax: 856-690-3558

Job posted May 15, 2017

Digital Web Producer

KDKA (Pittsburgh)

Position Purpose:  Digital Web Producer candidates must have a passion for news and experience working in a deadline-driven environment. Responsible for producing daily news content for the Station’s award-winning website, mobile, and social media platforms. Candidates must be able to multitask and monitor for breaking and viral news in a ‘digital first’ environment.

Primary Responsibilities:
-- Writing, editing and researching news stories and posting them to the web.
-- Editing video content and posting it to the web.
-- Posting content to station Facebook and Twitter accounts.
-- Sending app and text alerts.
-- Working with third party content to integrate it into the site and helping to adopt other TV material for the web.
-- Working with KDKA-TV News Producers and Managers to generate online content that complements the on-air project.
-- Manage user-generated content.
-- Report news as it happens online (strong breaking news skills) and generate web traffic through application of advanced social media experience.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
          
-- Must demonstrate solid news judgment.
-- Strong writing skills are desired, as is the ability to quickly create, rewrite and aggregate content for our websites and mobile/social platforms.
-- Able to multi-task, work under pressure, on deadline.
-- Must be detail oriented and self motivated.
-- Working knowledge of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat.
-- College Degree required preferably in Journalism or a related field.
-- The successful candidate is innovative with strong social media experience combined with 2-3 years web/newsroom experience preferred.
-- Some familiarity with HTML, Photoshop, Word Press (or a similar content manager) and video editing preferred.
-- This position requires non-traditional working hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

KDKA-TV/WPCW-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply

For consideration, please apply online:

Web Sites: www.kdka.com JOBS link on the left

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

Job posted May 15, 2017

Sales Coordinator

Dish Network (New York City)

DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry.  Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves.  We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider.  We are doing it again with the launch of the first live, internet-delivered TV Service – Sling TV, that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.

Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.

We have a bold sense of pride, adventure, and desire to win – it’s in our DNA.  And we’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

Opportunity is here.  We are DISH.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:

DISH’s Media Sales team is an innovative, passionate and fun group working hard and finding reward in radically changing TV advertising.   We are based out of New York City, with offices in Chicago, Denver and Los Angeles. The Sales Coordinator is responsible for the daily account management and support to assigned Account Executives.  We are looking for candidates with the ability to build and sustain relationships across Advertising Agencies and Clients to assist our sales staff succeed in this rapidly evolving environment.

Primary responsibilities include:
Support 1-2 Account Executives and planners, as well as serve as back-up for sales assistants on vacation, out of the office or otherwise absent
Daily account management including order entry, flow charts, brand allocations, and make-goods and provide excellent customer service
Resolve billing discrepancies
Develop and maintain relationships with agency counterparts
Work with Traffic, Pricing & Inventory, Finance, Marketing and other departments
Skills - Experience and Requirements:

A successful Sales Assistant will have the following:
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or two years related experience and/or training; and four plus years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Must be detail oriented and have excellent computer skills
Strong written and oral communication
Team oriented and strong multi-tasking skills

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Submitted by Chris Bickel ('10 Ad/PR)

Job posted May 15, 2017

Marketing Communications Assistant/Specialist

Trepp LLC (New York City)

Trepp, LLC is a leading service provider of data, analytics and technology to the global securities and investment management industries. Trepp serves three primary sectors: Structured Products, Commercial Real Estate and Banking.  Trepp utilizes the largest proprietary database of commercial real estate loans – over 100,000 distinct loans valued at more than $1 trillion – to provide sophisticated, comprehensive models, and analytics to our customers.

Trepp’s tools are utilized by over 600 institutional clients representing insurance companies, investment banks, pension funds, asset managers and regulators.  Trepp is a wholly owned subsidiary of DMG Information, which is a part of the Daily Mail Group, the largest media company in Britain.
Trepp, LLC is seeking a driven and maniacally detail-oriented integrated marketing communications specialist to join its busy Corporate Marketing team. In this role, this professional will work with cross-functional teams to coordinate Trepp’s integrated communications initiatives. These initiatives include a variety of media and audiences such as public relations releases, client announcements, product marketing, social media marketing, and collateral.

Responsibilities:
Write, copyedit, and coordinate all client communications within stated deadlines.
Develop and design sales material for Trepp’s products and product enhancements.
Edit, design and lay out research for clients and prospects, and promote via cross-channel campaigns.
Manage corporate blog website and editorial calendar.
Manage Trepp’s corporate social media strategy and support Public Relations efforts.
Coordinate web design and management of Trepp’s marketing websites, working with both internal and third-party developers.
Develop product marketing strategies for each product line and its subsequent enhancements.
Collaborate with departments in Trepp’s Applied Data & Research, Product, Sales, and Client Services teams to manage deliverables.

Desired Skills and Experience:
BA/BS required in fields such as Journalism, Communications, or Marketing
High proficiency in written and verbal communications (test will be administered)
Comfortable working with technology and technical subject matter (examples will be requested)
Excellent project management skills – ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines
Willingness to learn B2B Marketing and commercial real estate market
Creative individual willing to learn Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
Willingness to learn website development
This position is for entry level to up to 2 years of experience

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Job posted May 15, 2017

Advertising Sales Assistant

Us Weekly (New York City)

Us Weekly, the leader in celebrity and entertainment news, offers an excellent opportunity for an Advertising Sales Assistant. The Advertising Sales Assistant will assist with all administrative tasks including writing correspondence, answering phones, maintaining schedules, and preparing presentations and media kits. He/she will act as a liaison between sales staff and clients.

The ideal candidate will be an energetic self-starter with excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills.  The Ad Sales Assistant must have office experience, ideally at a national consumer magazine, and knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Power Point. Candidate must be able to handle many projects simultaneously and be proactive.

Daily Tasks Might Include but are not limited to:

Work on RFPs from clients and brands
Flag & send checking copies to advertisers
Mail complimentary subscriptions
Help create and update slide presentations
Update Fashion and Beauty Look Books / Category specific editorial binders
Maintain Fashion/Beauty & Entertainment Editorial Credit Lists
Assist in preparing for sales calls (printing, binding, collecting issues, etc.)
Create binders for sales calls (i.e. Edit Credit, Advertisement, Category, Special Unit binders)
Conduct various research projects
Help prepare for & attend nationwide weekly status meeting
Submit seller’s travel and entertainment reports for reimbursement
Run various reports on prospecting and client retention
Assist marketing staff in executing added-value programs (including email blasts, out-of-home media and sweepstakes/contest prize fulfillment)
Act as intermediary between the Sales Reps and all internal Us Weekly departments
Please include salary requirements along with resume when responding to this job post.

EOE M/F

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Job posted May 15, 2017

Sales Assistant

KDKA-TV CBS / WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh)

KDKA/WPCW-TV is seeking to fill a fulltime position for a well versed Sales Assistant.

Primary Responsibilities:
-- Support of local Account Executives and Sales Managers.
-- Candidates must have excellent organizational skills.
-- A strong computer background including presentation and proposal packages is required.
-- Must have excellent telephone skills, a very cooperative attitude, be a self starter and have the ability to follow through on projects with a particular attention to detail in a fast paced environment.
-- Position involves a demanding workload for multiple sales personnel.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:         
-- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint knowledge required.
-- Experience with WideOrbit preferred.
-- Additional software training will be provided.
-- Position requires back-up support to the General Services Clerk and Receptionist.
-- Experience in a broadcast sales organization preferred.

 

How to Apply

For consideration, please apply via our website -- kdka.com Go to Jobs/Internships link. Input Pittsburgh/KDKA. No phone calls please.

Job posted May 10, 2017

Multimedia Journalist

WUVP-TV, Channel 65 (Philadelphia/Vineland, N.J.)

Univision 65, WUVP-TV, is seeking for a Multi-Media Journalist in Vineland, NJ studio (Philadelphia DMA).

Responsibilities include:

  • Reporting, shooting and editing video news stories and producing content for use in multiple outlets.
  • Candidate will write and post across various platforms including updating web site and mobile products.
  • The right candidate must know social media, do walk-and-talk live shots and be able to grab viewers with sights and sounds.
  • Gather information, conduct interviews, shoot video, produce, report and edit assigned stories daily.
  • Post video, pictures and stories to Website, Facebook, Radio and other social media outlets.
  • Maintain strong familiarity with local, national and international news and issues of the day.
  • Establish and maintain news contacts in the community
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that works well with co-workers, supervisors and the community at large.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary.

Minimum Requirements:
EXPERIENCE:
Minimum 1 year newsroom experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

EDUCATION:
BA degree in communication, journalism, television broadcasting or equivalent preferred.

BASIC SKILLS:
-- Must be fluent in English and Spanish, with superior written/spoken Spanish language skills.
-- Must be able to operate newsroom computer systems and applications (both hardware/software).
-- Knowledge of iNews required; Adobe Premiere preferred.
-- High ethical and journalistic standards are required.
-- Candidate must have functional to advanced knowledge in the use of field cameras, gear and editing systems.
-- Candidate must be able to make sound decisions while working under extreme deadlines and must have
the ability to follow directions and incorporate constructive.

Univision WUVP, an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to ensuring a diverse workforce by providing broad outreach
to all qualified applicants regarding job vacancies at the station. Organizations that regularly distribute information about
employment opportunities to job seekers or provide employment referrals that wish to receive notices of our job vacancies
may do so by contacting Univision – Human Resources at (856) 690-3716.
UNIVISION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to the contact information below:

Email: wuvp65_jobs@univision.net
Regular Mail: 4449 N Delsea Drive, Newfield, NJ 08344
Fax: 856-690-3558

Job posted May 8, 2017

Public Content Contractor

Pride Health (Mountain View, Calif.)

We are looking for a detail oriented Public Content Contractor to join a large social media company in the Mountain View area! This is an excellent opportunity for someone to get experience working for one of the top technology companies in the area.

In this role, you will be working to monitor written and video content and ensure that users are being kept safe. This position requires weekend availability.

Shift times to choose from are the following: 8 am – 4 pm, 4 pm – 12 am, 12 am – 8 am, 11 am – 7 pm and 5 am – 1 pm.

Responsibilities:
·         Monitor content coming into one of the most trafficked areas of our website.

·         Ensure that we're maintaining a high quality standard for all 1 billion of our users.

·         You will work with our cross functional product teams to further this initiative as well as communicate trends that you're seeing that will help improve our products.

Skills:
·         Ability to quickly absorb training on product and tool functionality, strong attention to detail, self-starter, communicates clearly verbally and via email.

·         Experienced social media user on mobile and web, ability to perform well autonomously, penchant for web technology (consumer of various web and mobile apps)

·         Strong interest in quality and user experience.

·         Must be comfortable working in a repetitive role

·         Must be comfortable viewing graphic content

How to Apply

Interested applicants should email resume to nicole.mata@pride-health.com, who will ensure they get screened/submitted to the client.

Submitted by Nicole Mata ('08 Journ)

Job posted May 8, 2017

Business Development Coordinator

Omnicom Health Group (New York City)

Department/Discipline: Business Development

Company/Location: Omnicom Health Group, New York

Competencies: Creativity, Customer Focus, Interpersonal Savvy, Perseverance

Responsibilities:
-- Support Omnicom Health Group agencies in responding to RFI, RFP and pitch requests by coordinating all logistical components for new business related activities
-- Manage pitch team schedule and meetings, prepare project timelines and materials, and set up for all pitch team meetings
-- Serve as a central point of contact for pitch teams for all pitch related materials
-- Assist team in gathering core pitch assets including agency background/capabilities and collateral materials, case studies and team bios
-- Conduct research as needed on companies/products and highlight and summarize for distribution to team
-- Accountable for taking notes during core team meetings and distributing to team
-- Arrange travel plans for pitch teams
-- Develop a baseline understanding of the key clients/brands, core therapeutic categories and indications across Omnicom Health Group organization
-- Establish and maintain effective relationships within the business development department, within our core agencies and across the Omnicom Health Group and Omnicom networks

Qualifications and Experience:
-- Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing, communications or similar
-- Able to communicate effectively at all levels in both oral and written form
-- Ability to work in a team environment that promotes collaboration as well as act independently
-- Comfortable managing multiple projects at once, while demonstrating excellent time management and organizational skills in a fast-paced deadline driven team environment
-- Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills
-- Interest and enthusiasm for the position, company and healthcare industry
-- Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel,
Powerpoint)

How to Apply

The position is not currently posted on our website, but candidates can send their resumes directly to me at etrimboli@omnicomhealthgroup.com, to pass along to HR.

Job posted May 8, 2017

Public Affairs

Seneca Resources Corp. (Pittsburgh)

This is a Pittsburgh-based position that will involve office and field work with travel in Pennsylvania and occasionally California. The ideal candidate likely has 2 – 4 years of experience, but we have some flexibility to slot someone between 1 to 5 years.

Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field; Experience in corporate, nonprofit, agency or related area highly desired; E&P industry also a plus.

Salary level is based on experience. Relocation/housing assistance will not be provided. Up to 25% travel and the flexibility to work weekends and evenings may be required.

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Submitted by Rob Boulware ('87)

Job posted May 8, 2017

Producer (part time)

C-NET

C-NET, Centre County’s Government and Education Access Network, has an immediate opening for a part-time Evening Producer.  Qualified candidates will have a minimum of two years experience in audio and video production and non-linear editing.  C-NET producers are responsible for the production and post-production of local government meetings, along with training and supervision of volunteers and interns.  Qualified applicant must have a valid Driver’s License.

Hours are varying weeknights beginning at 5:30 pm.  The position pays $12.00 per hour to start, and will be scheduled an average of 20 hours per month. 

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Cynthia Hahn via email to chahn@centreconnect.org or by mail to Executive Director C-NET, 243 South Allen Street, #336, State College, PA 16801

Job posted May 5, 2017

Production Assistant/Operator (part time)

WPXI-TV/Cox Media Group (Pittsburgh)

Description:

WPXI-TV, Cox Media Group Pittsburgh, has a great opportunity for a Part-Time Production Assistant/Operator. When the news is happening, we are at  work, so youll need to be prepared to work contributing to our broadcast and digital platforms. Hours will be 20-25 per week, and weekend hours will be involved for the role.

Primary Responsibilities and Functions:

• Operates studio cameras during live news broadcasts, as well as the teleprompter and audio captioning.
• Prepares studio for live and recorded news segments.
• Maintains studio lighting.
• Reports malfunctioning studio equipment to engineering.
• Assist with other control room and on location duties as assigned.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Degree or working toward a degree in broadcast communications or a related field
• Must be physically able to reach and manipulate all operating controls on the technical equipment.
• Ability to make decisions and react quickly in order to respond to last minute program changes and equipment malfunctions.
• Experience in operating editing equipment and audio during newscasts.
• Knowledge of lighting techniques. Know-how to frame camera shots.

Physical Requirements:

• Good manual dexterity is required, to operate the numerous small push-buttons and rotary switches on the equipment.
• Ability to maneuver cameras and manipulate camera and lens controls, and to climb ladders for set repair and lamp replacement.
• Ability to lift and move fixtures, sets, and props.
• Good eyesight and hearing for the monitoring & reporting of commercial & program quality, and to receive director commands.

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The companys operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, six daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the countrys biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

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Job posted May 5, 2017

Digital-Photo Editor

New Castle News (New Castle, Pa.)

Description:
The New Castle News, a 9,400, six-day-a-week paper in western Pennsylvania is looking for a photographer-digital editor to oversee its daily art and digital needs. Responsibilities include management of news and sports reporting staff with regard to photo assignments and digital projects; shooting photos and videos; maintaining the paper’s website as well as monitoring and engaging readership on social media platforms. Position offers paid vacation and sick time, 401k and health benefits. Minimum qualifications are a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field, management experience, previous photography/videography experience and excellent writing and editing skills. Please send resume, work samples and salary requirements to editor Dan Irwin at d_irwin@ncnewsonline.com. The New Castle News is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job posted May 5, 2017

Content Creator

Come Recommended (Work Remotely)

Content Creators are storytellers. Every customer has a unique story, but most lack the expertise &/or resources to tell it. Content Creators can easily digest info provided to them by a customer & turn it into compelling content that educates, engages, motivates prospects throughout their buyer’s journey. Skills: Idea dev., writing, research, social media, media relations, content marketing strategy. AP Style, SEO, Wordpress, HubSpot’s Inbound &/or Content Marketing certifications. Visual comm skills. Work remotely 8 to 4.

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Job posted April 28, 2017

Digital Sales Manager

KDKA-TV CBS / WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh)

Prospect, develop, close & maintain advertising accts. on CBSPittsburgh.com & CBS Local Digital properties. Coord. online sales efforts of Pittsburgh CBS local TV sales staff. Train sales staff, develop compelling sales proposals & presentations for local sales staff around CBS Local digital opportunities. Min. 5 yrs. online advertising sales. Traditional media sales exp. (especially TV) a plus. Prof. w/ DART, Photoshop, WideOrbit, Comscore, Scarborough &/or Google Analytics a plus.

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Apply online only to the CBS TV Stations at http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com

Job posted April 28, 2017

Editorial & Advertising/Marketing Positions

Education Week (Behtesda, Md.)

Education Week (EW) is the flagship brand of Editorial Projects in Education, w/ a 35-year history of serving the nation’s leading pre-K-12 policymakers, educators, researchers & other influencers w/ independent & highly respected journ, research, data. EW engages readers across a range of digital, print & broadcast platforms, as well live & virtual events. Open positions include: Chief Content Officer/Editor-in-Chief, EW; Managing Editor, EW Teacher; Producer, Education. EW /PBS NewsHour; Associate Marketing Manager, EW; and Director, Display Advertising Sales.

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To apply: http://www.edweek.org/info/jobs.html#gpt-int

Job posted April 28, 2017

Development Manager

American Diabetes Association (Pittsburgh)

Develop, steward corp. & individual relationships w/ existing & new partners in Western PA. Create, execute fundraising strategies to raise $250k-$500k annually. Bachelor’s, proven record in acct. mgmt. & dev. corp. partnerships; prof. in computer-based info systems, ability to work nights, wkds. 2-3 yrs. nonprofit, fundraising &/or sales exp. pref.

How to Apply

Resume to recruiting@diabetes.org

Job posted April 28, 2017

Junior Copywriter/Medical Writer

Propeller Communications (Summit, N.J.)

Established growing medical/digital marketing agency looking for an eagle-eye proofreader & talented researcher, w/ a strong desire to grow his or her writing/editing skills. Contract/temp w/ opportunity to become permanent for the right fit. Prior prof. exp. in writing, editing & proofreading strongly pref., but recent college grads w/ editorial/publishing exp. also considered. Ability to interpret/organize scientific & clinical data; MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Multi-tasker.

How to Apply

Contact Penn State alum Jeff Carton (producer, video production) for more info: 
jeff.carton@propellercommunicates.com

Job posted April 28, 2017

Coordinator, Social Media

Smithsonian Networks (New York City)

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Coordinator, Social Media
REF#: 28208

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Smithsonian Networks

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US: Smithsonian Channel™, owned by Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between Showtime Networks Inc. and the Smithsonian Institution, is where curiosity lives, inspiration strikes and wonders never cease. This is the place for awe-inspiring stories, powerful documentaries and amazing entertainment across multiple platforms. Smithsonian Channel combines the storytelling prowess of SHOWTIME® with the unmatched resources and rich traditions of the Smithsonian, to create award-winning programming that shines new light on popular genres such as air and space, history, science, nature, and pop culture. Among the network’s offerings are series including Aerial America, Million Dollar American Princesses, Polar Bear Town, The Weapon Hunter, The Lost Tapes, Mighty Ships, Mighty Planes and Air Disasters, as well as critically-acclaimed specials that include Building Star Trek, The Unknown Flag Raiser of Iwo Jima, MLK: The Assassination Tapes and The Day Kennedy Died. Smithsonian Networks also operates Smithsonian Earth™, through SN Digital LLC., a new subscription video streaming service delivering spectacular original nature and wildlife content. To learn more, go to www.smithsonianchannel.com, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

DESCRIPTION: The Social Media Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the creation, scheduling, and distribution of content across multiple social media platforms. Collaborating with editorial, video operations, and technology teams on a daily basis, the Social Media Coordinator will assure timely & accurate publishes of social media copy, images, and video. The Social Media Coordinator will also perform community moderation & engagement across all social media platforms.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the preparation of weekly editorial calendars, including basic preparation of images (color-correcting, image cropping, file sizing)
  • Schedule social media copy, images, and video across multiple platforms and perform quality assurance checks to ensure all content appears appropriately on all platforms
  • Work with internal teams to ensure all content needed for social media is delivered in a timely manner
  • Create posts for Instagram daily, including weekends
  • Moderate conversations on social platforms and engage with audiences daily
  • Work with internal teams to create content for social platforms, such as animated gifs
  • General maintenance of social media presence, including uploading cover photos, tracking trending topics, removing expired content, etc.
  • Assist in creating reports and analyzing social media analytics
  • Provide updates to team on social content performance in weekly meetings
  • Perform on-going social listening around relevant brand keywords, promotions, and priorities
  • Perform targeted outreach to new audiences to grow fan bases & raise brand awareness
  • Assist editorial managers in project-oriented tasks as needed including research, fact-checking, file organization, etc
  • Facilitate asset delivery to agencies and partners
  • Support media and communications planning, including organization of presentation materials, media plans, competitive analysis and reporting

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The ideal candidate is a social media savvy person with a passion for digital media and a creative flair. Accuracy, attention to detail and time management are important, as well as the ability to work within deadlines while managing multiple projects.
  • At least 2 years of professional experience working in social media and/or digital media for a brand or agency, managing Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and Pinterest
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, and writing skills required.
  • Strong understanding of best practices for community management and social audience development
  • Familiarity with social media KPIs, analytics, and reporting
  • Basic graphic editing skills are necessary
  • Experience with Sprout Social, Hootsuite, Google Analytics, and/or Omniture are necessary
  • Knowledge and passion regarding the new media landscape, including VOD, OTT, social media, mobile and emerging platforms.
  • Interest in documentary films and non-fiction programming preferred

EEO STATEMENT: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Job posted April 28, 2017