September Networking Happy Hour: Winetopia

September Networking Happy Hour: Winetopia

Come Eat & Drink at Winetopia – the Friendliest Boutique Wine Bar in Uptown! 

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September Networking Luncheon: Marketing the Unmentionable – The Prison Entrepreneurship Program

September Networking Luncheon: Marketing the Unmentionable – The Prison Entrepreneurship Program

Join us Wednesday, September 10, 2014  for a case study on effective marketing strategies for a tough sell, how to build international recognition and non-profit marketing.

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Oil/Gas/Energy Writer [JRP-08314]

Aquent is looking for a best-in-class energy writer. The selected candidate will have experience in oil & gas copywriting for marketing and/or technically focused projects. We are looking for full-time and onsite contractors as well as freelance or work from home/remote talent. Aquent supports top energy clients in Houston and across the country. We are also proud to offer benefits including health insurance for talent working an average of 20 hours per week.

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume via email to: mhadley@aquent.com.

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Marketing Assistant [JRP-08313]

IFMA is the world’s largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, supporting more than 23,500 members in 94 countries. The association’s members, represented in 130 chapters and 17 councils worldwide, manage more than 37 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US$100 billion in products and services. Formed in 1980, IFMA certifies professionals in facility management, conducts research, provides educational programs and produces World Workplace, the world’s largest facility management conference and exposition. To join and follow IFMA’s social media outlets online, visit the association’s LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter pages. For more information, please visit the IFMA press room or www.ifma.org.

We are currently seeking to hire a Marketing Assistant. In this role, your creativity and attention to the details will be valued as we rely on you to assist other members of the marketing group with general marketing activities, which may include advertising, direct mailing, mass emails, printing, customer events, graphics design, copy, video, sales and trade shows.

We value our employees’ time and efforts and we work to maintain the best possible environment, where people can learn and grow with the company. We also strive to provide a collaborative, creative atmosphere so that each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture. A competitive salary and an extensive benefits package that includes the following enhance our commitment to your success: 401K plan; Medical, dental and vision benefits; Paid time off; Parking; Future growth opportunities and much more!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work with in-house graphic designers to prepare marketing materials

Provide copywriting support and proofreading skills on various marketing material Assist with the logistics and coordination of tradeshow activities

Help coordinate and execute marketing campaigns

Marketing liaison with other departments

Help update website as needed

Prepare and send emails using in-house marketing software

Help manage database using in-house CRM and marketing systems

Make outbound sales calls as needed to top customer prospects

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or related field; and 2 years experience in the field or in a related area

Ability to work well in team environment with self-starter abilities

Excellent interpersonal skills and service oriented attitude

Well-organized and detail-oriented and ability to work independently

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite software (Word; Excel; PowerPoint) and Internet software

Able to travel occasionally

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may apply online at: http://ejob.bz/ATS/jb.do?reqGK=816827. Please note that IFMA’s recruiting and application processing is being performed through Insperity; therefore, you will be contacted by an Insperity Recruiting Specialist if and when you are considered for this position. [EOE]

 

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Senior Director of Marketing & Communications [JRP-08312]

Living Water International exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping communities acquire desperately needed clean water, and to experience “living water”—the gospel of Jesus Christ, which alone satisfies the deepest thirst.

In 1990, we set out to help the church in North America be the hands and feet of Jesus by serving the poorest of the poor. More than a billion people in the world live on less than a dollar a day. 783 million people lack access to safe drinking water.

We are currently seeking to hire a Senior Director Marketing & Communications. In this role, you will manage, direct and implement a marketing and communications strategy to meet Living Water’s strategic objectives. The selected candidate will form an important part of the Living Water—Development leadership team. You will develop a communications strategy to raise funds and awareness about Living Water’s work and support fundraising activities. You will provide leadership to the Living Water creative team and be responsible for the various communication products and services. These include Living Water website, annual review, print and email fundraising materials, organizational print materials, video production, digital fundraising, social media, event production public relations, marketing and brand development. In addition, you will be responsible for the financial results of an annual fundraising portfolio.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop annual marketing and communication strategy and service plan in support of organizational strategy and objectives

Provide direction to enhance the Living Water brand within the NGO sector and donor base

Develop KPIs to measure the effectiveness of “mass” fundraising initiatives

Oversee the maintenance and evolution of the Living Water website, use of social media, UI,SEO, online advertising, store and brand tangibles

Digital Strategy: develop a strategy and tools to reach the digital audience

Oversee all things related to printed materials: design, production and distribution of brochures, annual review, special fundraising materials, cards, invitations, displays and any other printed materials

Coordinate video production to be used for Living Water’s promotional purposes such as appeals, education, and events

Manage and direct the annual Houston Gala working with the CEO and team

Contribute to the overall marketing and fundraising strategy through product pricing, packaging and promotion

Coordinate with Donor Services on tolls and reports for measuring effectiveness of fundraising events

Support other business units in template creation, branding and other publications

Steward brand standards and contribute to the development of the Living Water brand globally

Represent Living Water in the media and develop a PR strategy

Builds, develops, and manages marketing team

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Administration, Marketing, Communications or related field

Minimum of 5 years work related experience

Ability to lead people and get results through others

Technical skills in writing, strategic planning and marketing, business and market development

Computer proficiency

Problem analysis and problem resolution at multiple levels

Strong team leader and team player

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including presentation skills

Budget preparation

CORE CHARACTERISTICS:

These principles guide and identify us as colleagues and representatives of Living Water:

- Honor God
- Develop People
- Pursue Excellence
- Be Good Stewards

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may apply online by visiting: http://water.cc/jobs.

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