PR & Social Media Assistant [JRP-11301]

(Full-Time/Temporary)

Does working at a tech startup appeal to you? Do you find yourself hooked on reading publications like Forbes, TechCrunch and Inc.? Do you have a passion for writing and communicating on behalf of brands and diving into conversations in the social media sphere? Are you passionate about finding innovative ways to do things differently?

If all of the above describes you, SkillGigs invites you to apply to be our PR/Social Media Assistant! The selected candidate will gain practical hands-on experience in the exciting, fast-paced environment of a tech startup.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Create social media content and blog posts

Track, analyze, and report social media analytics

Manage engagement on all networks

Contribute to social media growth strategy through participation in brainstorms

Monitor news and social media

Identify new social media trends/tools

Build and maintain media lists

Conduct online research and identifying opportunities to share our story

REQUIREMENTS:

College degree in English, public relations, marketing, or advertising

Minimum one of year experience in writing for social media, public relations, marketing, etc.

Previous relevant work experience in an internship, freelance/contract work, etc.

Demonstrated proficiency with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn and social media tools such as Hootsuite

Familiarity with media databases such as Cision, Meltwater, etc.

Ability to multi-task and think critically in a fast-paced environment while paying strong attention to detail and communication

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume, writing samples, and any social media campaigns you have worked on via email to: jratliff@skillgigs.com.

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Executive Director [JRP-11233]

The mission of River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (“ROCO”) is to shape the future of classical music by energizing, modernizing and personalizing the orchestral experience. ROCO is a non-profit professional chamber orchestra composed of 40 local and national musicians who present engaging performances of classical and original compositions. Founded in 2005, ROCO is the most fun you can have with serious music. For more information, please visit www.rocohouston.org.

We are currently seeking to hire an Executive Director. In this role, you will serve as the chief executive officer of ROCO, working closely with the Founder/Artistic Director and Board of Directors. The Executive Director directs and administers all programs, operations, and policies in addition to supervising a professional staff of four.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic Planning – develops and implements the organization’s Strategic Plan and annual action plans in conjunction with the Board

Program Development and Management – develops, implements and supervises programs and services that are consistent with the organization’s mission and Strategic Plan and that meet the needs of constituents

Fund Development/Grant Oversight and Fiscal Management – together with the Board and Development Director, develops and manages the fundraising and financial strategies of the organization; develops an annual budget for approval by the Board; oversees the management of all funds, consistent with the organization’s accounting system

Staff Leadership and Management – motivates and develops the professional management team; hires, supervises and evaluates staff; coordinates work with the Board’s committees, volunteers and partner organizations

Marketing and Audience Development – develops marketing strategies and oversees execution of marketing plans designed to increase awareness and affinity for ROCO locally, nationally and beyond

Community Relations – develops effective working relationships within the community (both within the arts community and elsewhere) to ensure that the arts are represented in the community-at-large and for the constituency that ROCO serves

Advocacy – serves as a spokesperson for ROCO in the community; articulates and communicates the unique value of ROCO as well as the arts overall in improving quality of life, and promotes community support of ROCO

Conducts all business at the highest standard of integrity ensuring that all activities are legal and ethical

REQUIREMENTS:

College graduate with at least 5 years executive leadership experience and demonstrated success in an arts, nonprofit or corporate environment; master’s degree in a relevant field is preferred

Prior successful profit and loss management within a growing organization

Proven ability to balance business and artistic goals in a dynamic, competitive environment

Strong planning, organizational and analytical skills

Ability to positively motivate and develop staff, board, and volunteers and build consensus

Visionary and innovative thinker

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their cover letter and resume via email to: terri@rocohouston.org.

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Graphic Designer [JRP-11232]

BrightSpot Creative is a small company that does big work. We consult, strategize, design and deliver integrated marketing programs for clients in a variety of industries, B2B and B2C. From concept to completion, our team creates smart marketing programs that make a difference and generate results for our clients. We offer a fun, fast paced and collaborative environment.

We are hiring a graphic artist with specialized expertise in website design and development. The ideal candidate will develop beautiful and functional designs for print and web projects. In this role you will be responsible for a wide range of design-related duties, have the opportunity to grow and enjoy daily interaction with company owners and clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Contribute to the creative direction and plan for project execution

Translate art direction into design that meets objectives

Demonstrate strategic thinking that renders into thoughtful design

Design and produce websites and email campaigns

Design and develop brand identity materials

Design and produce materials for print including brochures, direct marketing, and large format

Build and maintain productive relationships inside and outside the organization with clients, vendors, and colleagues

Manage vendors and outsourced talent as needed to provide turnkey project delivery.

Manage personal workflow and vendors to deliver projects on time and according to budget

Contribute positively to the company culture

REQUIREMENTS:

Bring the talent to think strategically and execute with creative excellence

Possess the ability to conceptualize and produce effectively built files for print with extensive working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

Have the capacity to both comp web designs and ultimately develop them into functional pages

Working knowledge of various CMS systems, including WordPress

Working knowledge of Standards and best practices in HTML, CSS and JS

Demonstrated strong organizational skills and an eye for details

Able to multitask and adjust priorities to meet client needs

Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

Solution oriented, self-start and enjoy learning new skills and technologies; be willing to grow

Ability to work collaboratively but also have the ability to work independently with minimal direction

Able to show initiative, bring a positive attitude, and deliver work with a service mentality

Ability to share BrightSpot’s core beliefs; be inspired by our manifesto

3-5 years B2B design experience and related degree

An entrepreneurial spirit is a plus

CONTACT:

Qualified candidate may submit their cover letter and resume via email to: amy@hellobrightspot.com.

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Experiential Event Team Lead [JRP-11232]

Wood Mackenzie has a global reputation as a world-class provider of consulting and analysis to the energy and metals & mining industries. With its headquarters in the United Kingdom, Wood Mackenzie has offices in 22 countries across the world in Europe, the Americas and Asia and currently employs over 950 people. In the Americas (North America and Latin America) the company employs about 300 staff in offices in Houston, New York, Annapolis, Boston, Calgary and Rio de Janeiro.

We’re looking for passionate people who are collaborative by nature, committed to excellence in everything they do, and open to the input of key stakeholders whose guidance will help ensure that work aligns with business priorities and truly speaks to our target audience. You should have a demonstrated ability to build productive working relationships within a matrix, multifunctional organization.

We don’t just preach work-life balance, we deliver on it by offering a very competitive compensation and benefits package including 35 days off per year; excellent medical and dental benefits, short and long term disability, and 401k with match and profit sharing.

As your personal growth is important to us, you will also regularly be offered the option to attend courses that foster the development of essential professional skills.

We are currently seeking to hire an Experiential Event Team Lead. In this role, you will be an integral part of our regional marketing team. You will work closely with sales, marketing, research, consulting, and other key stakeholders. The selected candidate will create world class, cost-effective B2B event experience touch points for clients and prospects in alignment with our company’s strategic marketing plan. These experiences should be highly personalized, reinforce the company’s value proposition, provide exceptional customer service, and drive revenue growth. The selected candidate will report to the Head of Regional Marketing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage the entire lifecycle of company-produced events and trade show exhibitions from conception to budget reconciliation to ROI tracking while maintaining a professional, calm, and approachable demeanor at all times

Proactively set appropriate meetings with internal and external stakeholders to ensure alignment on execution and communication of key details

Source options, conduct onsite inspection visits, and negotiate favorable agreements with suppliers and venues (e.g., hotels, restaurants, conference centers, etc.)

Exercise flawless judgment on all event details, design, and logistics

Build strong working relationships with account teams, product managers, marketing, research, consulting, PR, and other project team members across the business

Coordinate registration and management of guests, ensuring gold standard hospitality at all times

Work with corporate marketing on branded materials including signage and collateral

Create pre and post-event reports using event dashboards and other performance metrics

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, hospitality management, or related field; MBA preferred but not required.

A minimum of 5-7 years of event management experience (including B2B) in trade show and/or other hospitality environments, supported by a proven track record of team leadership and demonstrated revenue growth attributable to your strategic vision and execution

Exceptional project and budget management experience in a fast-paced environment

A complete understanding of brand value and a relentless commitment to upholding and supporting the brand at all times

Knowledge of reporting techniques with the ability to provide relevant, accurate data and analyses to influence business planning and strategy

Excellent communicator with superb copywriting and presentation skills

Able to function with minimal supervision under tight deadlines

Proficiency with Salesforce or comparable CRM (3-5 years) is preferred

Email marketing software such as ExactTarget, Silverpop, CheetahMail, etc. (3-5 years) is preferred

Web conferencing, online meeting, and webinar applications (e.g., WebEx, Go To Meeting, etc.) is preferred

MS Office products such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is preferred

Understanding of event technology, social media, and marketing communications is preferred

Hands-on leader who is collaborative by nature

Committed to excellence in every respect

Open to the input of a host of key stakeholders whose guidance will help ensure that work aligns with business priorities

Demonstrated understanding of B2B event marketing

Ability to build productive working relationships within a matrix, multifunctional organization across multiple business units and time zones

Able to travel approximately 15% with some work on nights and weekends

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may apply online by clicking here.

EEO statement: Unsolicited resumes submitted to Wood Mackenzie by any external recruitment agency via Internet, e-mail, fax, or U.S. mail become the property of Wood Mackenzie and we are not responsible for any fees associated with those resumes. In compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities act of 1990 and all other relevant federal and state laws, the policy of this company prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran’s status, disability, genetic information or any other group protected by law. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran’s status, disability, genetic information or any other group protected by law. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access WoodMac.com/careers on-line as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations sending an email to hrenquiries@woodmac.com. Wood Mackenzie is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D, and a member of E-Verify.

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Strategic Marketing Manager [JRP-11171]

Please note this position is based in Los Angeles, California.

Brookwoods Group is working with a large holding company that has businesses in multiple industries. They are looking for a Strategic Marketing Manager, based in Los Angeles. They are interested in hiring the brightest talent with the most diverse background who is obsessed and passionate about making a difference. The ideal candidate will have the expertise of a multi-talented strategic marketing guru, researcher, lead developer, exceptional leader, and visionary who is ready to join their “A” team reporting to the Vice President of Business Development with a dotted line to the President of the company. Please note that relocation is not provided.

REQUIREMENTS:

Marketing or related bachelors’ degree

10+ years’ experience in a fast paced, highly collaborative corporate or agency marketing environment, with a diversified portfolio of businesses

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, writing and presentation samples required

5+ years running initiatives that tie directly to ROI for the company

5+ years working with key business partners and as an acting advisor to senior leadership

Advanced degree is preferred

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may apply online by visiting http://brookwoods.com/contact/ and using reference number C1411548.

Since 1998, Brookwoods Group has provided staffing, recruiting and program management services for marketing & sales, marketing communications and change initiatives. Clients are served mostly through long-term on-site contracts, permanent recruiting, or contract-to-permanent assignments. Brookwoods Group is known for carefully matching great professionals to interesting assignments, resulting in a better experience for everyone.

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