Career & Professional Development

Helping Gonzaga University Students and Alumni Clarify and Achieve Their Academic and Professional Goals

Author: Cassandra Marrs

They are a lot like us… a little different!


Firmani + Associates, a Seattle-based PR firm, presents recent or upcoming college graduates with a resume-building opportunity to gain valuable marketing, PR and leadership training experience as brand ambassadors working on behalf of PEMCO Insurance’s “We’re A Lot Like You. A Little Different.” campaign. Brand ambassadors’ primary role will be to serve as the face of PEMCO Insurance at sponsored events and activities throughout Washington state, all facilitated from PEMCO’s promotional vehicle known as WALLY1 (We’re A Lot Like You).

Want more info? Want to apply? Login to ZagTrax or send your resume and cover letter to info@firmani.com (besure to include “WALLY” in your subject line.

Comm/PR Internship! {Position has been FILLED}

The Boy Scouts of America- Inland NW Council is looking for a Marketing Intern- Fundraising Program Specialist! Amy Dunn is the current Marketing intern and said, “ This Public Relations/Marketing internship has been an incredible experience for me, and I would highly recommend it to anyone! The people are incredible, the job is engaging and fun, and I have learned a lot of new skills that I have no doubt helped secure my future job! I’ve gotten hands-on experience with everything from  website management and e-mail marketing to “campaign collateral materials” (brochures, flyers, news pieces, etc…)”

Position Details Below:

JOB SUMMARY: Provide staff support for an annual fundraising program that results in the sale of 1 million dollars in gross sales with a net contribution of $700,000 for local youth programs for youth involved in the Boy Scouts of America

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1.      Marketing Campaign Management:

  • Work with sales staff to track progress in securing unit participation and involvement in the sale.
  • Provide weekly updates to sales staff.
  • Assist in maintaining database of key point of contact for each participating group.

2.      Ideal Year of Scouting Program Planning

  • Work with 6 target units to help them develop an annual program budget and develop sales strategies that assist them in achieving their goals.
  • Provide specific communications to 40 target units that have been identified as having the greatest sales potential to promote their involvement in specialized training sessions.

3.      Email Marketing and Web Management

  • Develop and manage email marketing strategies using Constant Contact to promote involvement in campaign and to educate participating group.
  • Update and enhance existing web page with resources to support the campaign and help groups obtain their goals.

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Various computer programs including Microsoft Office, (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access) National ScoutNet, printers, and skill to operate copiers, folding machine, and FAX machine.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES/MENTAL DEMANDS:
Climbing, stooping kneeling, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, repetitive motions, light work (exerting up to 20 lbs. Of force occasionally), reading detail work confidently, problem solving, language, stress, training, math, reasoning, verbal communications, written communication, customer contact, multiple concurrent tasks, constant interruptions.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Marketing University Student, Business Administration, Public Relations

Computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access).

Knowledge of office procedures and equipment
Good people skills
Able to work independently
Positive customer-oriented attitude and team player

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Have Questions?! Contact Amy Dunn: adunn1@gonzaga.edu or 503.807.0764

Want to apply? Send your resume and reference page to syackel@bsamail.org