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Category: Communications

Public Relations/Communications job with Zag Dining

Public Relations/Communications Job with Zag Dining

 

ZagTrax.net job posting # 10849

 

Zag Dining has a part-time Public Relations/Communications job open at Gonzaga! This is a great opportunity for a recent grad or even a current senior or grad student. The job is part-time but 25-30 hours/wk with the chance to grow into full-time. Here’s what they are looking for:

“Really want a Zag!! They need to have a pretty unique set of skills. Love to write, maintain and be active on a variety of social media, create press releases, video work, collaborative, not afraid of public speaking, PR and a good leader. An investigative reporter but someone that is a strong wordsmith as well.”

Paid Internships working with Social Media

PAID SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIPS

HTC has two paid internships posted on Zagtrax.net under job #’s 10657 and 10658.

Bellevue, WA

  • All current GU students or recent grads looking for positions in the greater Seattle area in Marketing/Communications/Public Relations: Check out the Paid SOCIAL MEDIA Summer Internships at HTC!
  • A Zag alum (class of 2012) who is working for HTC in Bellevue notified us of the two intern positions!
  • The internships are on HTC’s social media team and they are looking for someone who is energetic and passionate- “and I’d like to get another Zag on the team!”

 

Internship Alert! FBI Summer Internships

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) requested our office to promote their Volunteer Summer Internship Program at Gonzaga!

Volunteer Internship Program

The 2013 Volunteer Internship Application is open October 1, 2012 through October 22, 2012. The application link is available on www.fbijobs.gov/VolunteerInternshipProgram. The 2013 FBI Volunteer Internship program dates are June 3, 2013 – August 9, 2013.

 

Each summer, a special group of outstanding undergraduate and graduate students are selected to participate in the FBI Volunteer Internship Program (VIP).  FBI interns will get an “insider’s view” of FBI operations and will have the opportunity to explore the many career options available within the FBI.  Interns gain professional experience that is unique, valuable, and marketable, across both the public and private sectors.  Positions for this 10-week unpaid internship are available in Field Offices across the country, including the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area.  The 2013 VIP program will be implemented from

June 3, 2013 through August 9, 2013.

 

Successful interns with the necessary grade point average, academic disciplines, experiences, and diverse backgrounds aligned with the FBI’s long-range personnel needs to include, but not limited to:

  • Engineering, Information Technology, Physical Science, Foreign Languages, Business, International Relations, Communications, Human Resources, Accounting/Finance, Law, and Behavioral Science

One of the FBI’s priorities is to hire individuals with Computer Science and Cyber backgrounds.  Since this is one of the FBI’s main focuses at this time, the FBI is looking for individuals who possess any of the following academic backgrounds related to the Computer Science/Cyber fields:

  • Academic Degrees: Computer Forensics, Computer Science, Information Security, Digital Investigative Management, Network and Communications Management, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering Information Systems, or Information Technology
  • Certifications:  Certifications from national associations or vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, GIAC, EC-Council, ISACA, INFOSEC, CompTIA, Apple, ICSA focusing on networks or network security

Benefits:

  • Work side-by-side with Special Agents and Professional Staff personnel on important cases and management issues
  • Obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance
  • At the end of the summer, students may be offered the opportunity to continue the internship throughout the school year at an office nearest to their school

Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be enrolled full-time in a college or university which is accredited through a regional or national institutional association which is recognized by the United States Secretary of Education
  • Must be a Junior, Senior or graduate student (anyone graduating before June 2013 is ineligible)
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale, and be in good standing with their academic institution
  • Must be able to meet all FBI employment requirements, to include successful completion of an FBI Background investigation, in order to receive a Top Secret Security Clearance

Disqualifiers (Drug Policy)

You can easily determine whether you meet the FBI’s illegal drug policy by answering the following questions:

  • Have you used marijuana at all within the last three years?
  • Have you used any other illegal drug (including anabolic steroids after February 27, 1991) at all in the past 10 years?
  • Have you ever sold, distributed, manufactured, or transported any illegal drug?
  • Have you ever used any prescription drug or used a legally obtained substance in a manner for which it was not intended with three years (36 months) preceding the date of the preliminary application for employment?

 

If you answered Yes to any of these questions, you are not eligible for employment or an internship with the FBI at this time.

Marketing & Event Design Internship (Spokane, Fall ’12)

Employer:

Soiree Event Design

Internship Title:

Marketing and Event Design Internship

Description:

Soiree Event Design is looking for a fall intern to handle much of our marketing and social media. Gain valuable experience learning the importance of marketing within a small business environment. Intern will handle all social medias; Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and more, provide one to two blog posts on given or approved topics per week and help in developing and implementing marketing campaigns. Student will have the opportunity to co-create their internship experience within given parameters. There is opportunity for assistance in event design process, as well as event operations if desired by intern. Experience in Adobe Creative Suites, Microsoft Office and WordPress is a plus, but not required. This educational internship is 10hrs/week for 10 weeks. Students encouraged to apply for school credit. Internship is unpaid, but a stipend will be provided for exceptional work. Position open until filled. Inquire today by email.

Location:

Spokane, Washington

Desired Major(s):

ALL MAJORS

Desired Class Level(s):

Senior

Posted On ZagTrax.net On:

Sept 07, 2012

Applications Accepted Until:

Sept 28, 2012

Desired Start Date:

September 21, 2012

Use Email To Send Resumes & Cover Letters:

ali@designbysoiree.com

Contact Information:

Employer: Soiree Event Design

Name: Ms. Ali Messer

Title: Co-owner | Event Designer

Website: http://www.designbysoiree.com

Address: 114 W. Pacific Ave Suite 205, Spokane, WA 99201 United States

Job Function:

Communications/Media/Public Relations

Duration:

10 weeks approximately

Approximate Hours Per Week:

10 hours/week

Travel Percentage:

No Travel

Compensation Type:

Unpaid

Compensation Details:

Stipend offered for exceptional work.

Portland Job Alert! Marketing & Communications Specialist

Catholic Charities (Portland) is hiring a Marketing & Communications Specialist.

Salary: $38,000-$43,000.

http://www.catholiccharitiesoregon.org/

JOB ALERT: Digital Content Manager with Washington Trails Association

Digital Content Manager

Description:

Washington Trails Association (WTA) is seeking a highly creative communications professional who is passionate about hiking and experienced in online engagement tools and strategies.

About Washington Trails Association

WTA is the largest statewide hiking organization in the country. The website (wta.org) attracts more than one million unique visitors per year. WTA’s trail maintenance program deploys more than 2500 volunteers on 150 trails throughout the state. A bi-monthly full-color magazine showcases hiking. Advocacy, youth and outreach programs engage hikers of all ages and interest levels. The communications program sits at the nexus of this work.

Position Summary:

As a member of WTA’s communications team, the Digital Content Manager will be the primary writer, editor and publisher of content on the organization’s digital communications platforms including the website, blog, e-newsletters and social media. WTA is looking for an exceptional writer with strong experience in online content management and user engagement. The Manager must have a solid understanding of how to effectively use social tools like Facebook and Twitter and other social media, and demonstrated success in inspiring and engaging people online. The Manager must have demonstrated ability to write in a sophisticated, yet inspiring and fun, voice that complements WTA’s other external communications.

Responsibilities:

  • Write, edit, publish and maintain original content for the website that is informative, relevant, inspiring and engaging to hikers – and that supports WTA’s programs. This includes dynamic feature content about where to go hiking, information that coincides with WTA campaigns and semi-static content throughout the website. WTA uses Plone CMS.
  • Manage a high-content daily blog by contributing ideas to the editorial calendar, writing 2-3 blog posts per week, and assigning and editing submissions from other staff and volunteers.
  • Direct WTA’s new media by engaging hikers through Facebook (16,700+ fans), Twitter (4,100+ followers), Google+, and Pinterest on a daily basis.
  • Write and distribute Trail News, a monthly e-newsletter that goes to 20,000 subscribers. Assist in the development of other e-newsletters: The Green Hat and Families Go Hiking.
  • Monitor and post user-generated content, including Hiking Guide additions and comments to Trip Reports and The Signpost Blog.
  • Create online graphics and regularly edit photos for the website.
  • Collaborate with other communications and program staff on editorial calendars and direction of work.
  • Analyze website, newsletter and social media statistics.
  • Maintain solid working knowledge of website function and how to troubleshoot basic problems.
  • Monitor website performance and communicate regularly with outside consultants and developers to ensure it is functioning smoothly.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in online communications, with demonstrated experience with online campaigns that create change.
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about hiking in Washington state.
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills.
  • Genuine passion for social media and new technology.
  • Strategic thinker, with the ability to map daily responsibilities to the organization’s mission and goals.
  • Experience directing social media campaigns to build community and deepen engagement.
  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills, with the ability to meet deadlines, while juggling multiple projects.
  • Strong understanding of content distribution across multiple platforms.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to maintain good professional relationships with staff, board, volunteers and contributors in person and by writing/phone.
  • Experience using Adobe products such as Photoshop and InDesign a plus.
  • Experience with email marketing software (such as Exact Target) and email campaigns.
  • Experience with creating audio podcasts and video a plus.
  • Experience using Salesforce a plus.
  • Basic graphic design skills strongly preferred.
  • Non-profit experience a plus.

Compensation

This is full-time salaried position based in our Seattle office. Compensation is DOE and includes a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, HRA, retirement, disability, transportation, and holiday, vacation and sick leave.

To Apply

Send a cover letter, resume and a 100-word description of your favorite hike to susan@wta.org. Reference the job title “Digital Content Manager” in the subject line. Applications accepted until May 11, 2012.

Washington Trails Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or national origin.

Full Job Description: http://www.wta.org/about/job-opportunities/digital-content-manager

Summer Marketing & Outreach Representative (Portland, OR)

This position is a good match for students interested in Business, Communications, Education and Health Promotion. Cambia is looking to hire a team of up to 10 students to attend community based events to promote one of our smaller companies, Sprig Health. Sprig Health provides access to affordable health care for students who are uninsured or underinsured: http://www.sprighealth.com/.  Please have interested students apply directly on our website (see Cambia job # below).

ZagTrax job posting ID# 7734.


Summer Marketing & Outreach Representative

Portland, OR

Temporary position (Summer)

Joining the Sprig Health Street Team allows you to hone and expand your leadership skills while connecting with community members.

 

As a Marketing and Outreach Representative, you will assist the Sprig Marketing Team by performing the following duties:

  • Disseminate information about Sprig Health, a company designed to provide people a way to access health care at a fair price without the need for health insurance
  • Present a positive image of Cambia Health Solutions and Sprig Health by initiating and facilitating conversations with community members at local outreach events
  • Generate awareness of community events by engaging in social conversations prior, during, and following said event
  • Collaborate with Sprig Health employees and other Street Team Representatives
  • Participate in all Street Team training activities

Suggested qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing an Undergraduate Degree in Communications, Business, Marketing, Community Health, Health Promotion, Public Health or a related field
  • At least Junior class standing
  • A minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average
  • Preference will be given to candidates with prior public speaking or outreach experience (examples include but are not limited to: student club officer, university ambassador, orientation leader or resident advisor)

Hard work and dedication are rewarded at Cambia:

We offer a competitive salary.

To search and apply for employment opportunities, visit us at www.cambiahealth.com/careers and Apply Online to Job # 19770.

Marketing & Comm and Multimedia Communications Internships in Spokane!

INHS (Spokane, WA) has two amazing internship opportunities!!

1. Marketing & Communications Internship

2. Multimedia Communications Internship

See:  https://www.inhs.info/CurrentOpenings.aspx?id=168.

 

Connect with Kleck at GU! This Thursday at Noon!

THURSDAY MARCH 8th

12 to 1 pm

Foley Teleconference Room (Foley Library)

RSVP is appreciated:  zagtrax.net (events tab)

Join local KHQ anchorman Dan Kleckner as he shares insights on his career in the communications field! How did he get there? What advice would he give to someone entering the field? What does it mean to be an informed citizen  in today’s world?

As an Emmy-award winning Sports Anchor, Dan’s sports career highlights include: Traveling with the Gonzaga Bulldogs when the Zags made their first NCAA appearance in 1995, carrying the Olympic Torch as the flame made its way across the country to Atlanta in 1996, and meeting his boyhood idol, Chicago Bears Hall-of-Famer, Gale Sayers.

GREAT OPPORTUNITY!!  Don’t Miss It!

Contact the Career Center & GAMP office with questions:  313-4234 or careercenter&gamp@gonzaga.edu

RSVP is appreciated:  zagtrax.net (events tab)