Marketing Liaison [JRP-04192]

Neighbors Emergency Centers are different from a standard 24 Hour Emergency Room. We have redefined the emergency room experience with private treatment rooms equipped with HD TVs, modern décor, a comfortable waiting area, peaceful pediatric treatment rooms and more. We want your emergency room experience to be as stress-free as possible.

We are currently seeking to hire a Marketing Liaison. In this role, you will market, advertise, and promote our business brand and our services to the community at large, while establishing long term professional relationships with referring businesses or medical practices.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Face-to-face with various community organizations, churches, schools, businesses, medical practices, pharmacies, clinics, and other entities, in a professional manner for the objectives described

Requires an outgoing, social, and positive personality, who enjoys and is comfortable with travel and meeting a variety of people in a variety of settings

Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and other documents, using Microsoft Word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software

Will serve as the liaison with our marketing company at least one day per week

Requires travel to one or more areas in the Greater Houston area including: Kingwood, Bellaire, Baytown, Pasadena, and Pearland at least 3 days a week

Travel to Austin and/or Beaumont at least once a week

Will occasionally require being available on weekend during company sponsored events

Perform other duties as assigned

Demonstrate knowledge of and adhere to regulations and Emergency Center policies and procedures pertaining to safety, emergency preparedness, infection control, OSHA, fire safety and hazardous materials

Participate in performance improvement activities as necessary

Maintain confidentiality of patient related issues and adhering to all HIPAA rules and regulations.

Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills

Treat all patients, visitors, and staff members fairly and with respect

Utilize effective communication methods and skills

Explain all procedures, treatments, and care while remaining aware of language barriers

Able to perform care in non-judgmental manner and recognize discrepancies between patient and personal beliefs

Ensure personal appearance is business casual and professional at all times

Wear Emergency Center identification at all times

Attend all Emergency Center required meetings and in-service education

Remain flexible in staffing patterns and resolution of staffing conflicts; participates in temporary assignments

Compliance with attendance standards

Demonstrate flexibility when changes in assignments are necessary

REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or equivalent required

1-3 years marketing experience preferred

Previous customer service experience preferred

Able to effectively communicate with customers both in person, and over the telephone

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos

Able to write simple correspondence

Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

Basic computer skills

Ability to separate emotional feelings from the real issues at hand

Able to accept choices you have made and the results they have led to

Ability to write and speak effectively; actively listens to others, and give feedback

Proven responsiveness and adaptability following change initiatives

Understand information and apply new knowledge

High levels of energy and enthusiasm

Efficient in structuring tasks to be accomplished

Ability to use technology efficiently and effectively

Able to enhance customer satisfaction

Knowledgeable of current role and technical systems, and the impact it has on the organization

Upmost level of integrity

Writes and speaks effectively based on the psychological, relational, situation, environmental and cultural dynamics within the situation

Demonstrated flexibility with changing environments

Able to resolve issues in a timely manner

Able to use time efficiently by prioritizing and planning work activities

Ability to make independent decisions

Able to work with others to accomplish objectives and shows support for decisions

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume via email to: tvillanueva@nec24.com.

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Director of Development [JRP-04191]

K9s4COPs provides K9s s to law enforcement agencies, school districts, and college campuses. We are currently seeking to hire a Director of Development to oversee our fundraising program. This is a full-time salaried position and your compensation will be commensurate upon your experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work with the Founder/Board Chair and Executive Board to create and implement a comprehensive strategy to raise funds from corporations, foundations and individuals and to achieve revenue goals in conjunctions with the strategic plan

Maintain close relationship with Founder/Board Chair and Boards, including interaction with and organizing Board activities, including monthly meetings and other board events and activities

Maintain ongoing relationships with current corporate and individual donors and identify new opportunities with new donors

Work in conjunction and oversee the K9s4COPs Creative Director on K9s4COPs marketing, special events and public relations.

Support with planning, implementing, and evaluating events, such as the annual fundraiser, Texas K9 Officers Conference and Trials, Sporting Clay Shoot and future special events

Work in conjunction and oversee the Education and Community Coordinator in maintaining positive relationships with current and potential K9 officers and the application and training process

Oversee the day to day operations and financials

Work in conjunction with and oversee the outside grant writer who is focusing on government grants and foundations

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree and experience in related field

5-7 years experience in development fundraising or a comparable field

Able to work evenings and weekends as needed at K9s4COPs related events

Able to provide a writing sample

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Experience with Quickbooks, NEON fundraising database system (or comparable systems), Apple products, Microsoft and Adobe Suite products

Enjoys leading a small team of enthusiastic team members and volunteers and taking the current fundraising platform to the next level

Ability to perform all duties in a timely and effective manner in accordance with the established policies and objectives

Able to work with a diverse range of individuals including donors, corporate leaders, law enforcement officers, etc.

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume via email to: kristin@k9s4cops.org.

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AMA Houston Gives Back is proud to announce we’ll be awarding 3 $2000 scholarships to deserving, local marketing students this summer. College Juniors or Seniors studying to become future leaders in our field are eligible. The deadline to apply is May 31, 2015.

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Director of Creative Services [JRP-04124]

Academy Sports + Outdoors is a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer with a broad assortment of quality hunting, fishing, and camping equipment and gear along with sports and leisure products, footwear, apparel and much more. The Texas-based company operates over 150 stores throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. The Academy Sports + Outdoors philosophy is to deliver an unparalleled shopping experience by providing convenience, offering a broad selection of quality products, delivering exceptional customer service and selling the right stuff at an everyday low cost. For more information about Academy Sports + Outdoors, please visit academy.com, facebook.com/academy, twitter.com/academy, pinterest.com/academy, and youtube.com/academy.

We are currently seeking to hire a Director of Creative Services. In this role, you will lead the creative development and production processes in an omnichannel retail marketing environment and will be responsible for the execution of branding and creative. The selected candidate will have an extensive track record of success in agency management, business strategy development and for growing and developing talent. You will need to drive the differentiation of the Academy Sports + Outdoors brand and build a forward thinking, progressive approach to creative execution. You must have an entrepreneurial approach to solving brand-building problems, a passion for sporting goods and the outdoors, and the ability to clearly articulate vision and strategy to c-suite stakeholders.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide creative leadership for the Marketing team, including art directors, copywriters, photo/video artists, and production staff

Innovate through the ability to identify and drive trends in the marketplace

Deliver creative that resonates with consumers on a functional and emotional level

Be a thought leader who sees the big picture, and sets the vision for creative tone and brand positioning

Drive the creative and aesthetic direction of marketing campaigns and customer facing initiatives

Liaise with senior management to understand and secure creative for amulti-channel environment as well as drive future concepts for brand creative

Long range planning, budget development and efficient application of resources to deliver outstanding creative

Build and maintain opportunities to maximize efficiency through development of people, process and technology

Set expectations with peer departments and internal customers for department output, and effectively manage process and execution of department workflow to meet those expectations

Lead and participate in creative brainstorming sessions with fellow designers and senior management

Build and maintain key external partners for design and production resources

Oversee and direct photo-shoots and other productions both on one’s own and in conjunction with other team members or external agencies

Learn company policies, procedures and safety rules

Duties may change; associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Art Design, Marketing, Communication or English

Minimum of 10 years of related work experience

Must have led a creative division for a minimum of 3 years

Ability to build relationships and consensus with multiple stakeholders

Experience with design, creative management for digital and traditional media, visual

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may apply online at: www.academy.com/careers.

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