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Spokane: Marketing & Community Engagement Internship

Marketing and Community Engagement Intern

Inland Northwest Community Foundation (INWCF)

Spokane, WA ($12/hour)

ZagTrax.net job posting # 14352

Applications are due by Tuesday, September 16

Inland Northwest Community Foundation is seeking applicants for the INWCF – Washington Trust Bank Fellow position. This one-semester paid fellowship will focus on strategies to assess and communicate the impact of INWCF’s grant making initiatives in 20 counties of Eastern Washington and North Idaho.

The ideal student-fellow will be:

  • excited about sharing stories of how philanthropy can lead to community improvement
  • willing to engage in comprehensive research about regional community needs
  • a high achiever
  • academically strong, creative and independent
  • committed to collaboration
  • able to effectively balance multiple projects

For more details, check out: ZagTrax.net job posting # 14352

Part-Time Job in Spokane: Photo Archivist

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PHOTO ARCHIVIST (Part-Time): Are you a detail oriented person who loves organization? Do you enjoy photography and history? Then this unique opportunity may be perfect for you! The Spokesman-Review newspaper is recruiting for a part-time Photo Archivist (12-15 hours per week, flexible days Monday~ Friday) for our award-winning newsroom. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to play a key role in ensuring that photos are entered accurately into the computer archiving system. Here’s what we will need you to do:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Catalog photos from daily editions of the newspaper into the computer photo archive system.
  • Research within photo archive for customers to find requested information.
  • Handle photo sales and process payments for customers through phone and email requests.
  • Scan historical photographs for archival purposes.
  • Order photo supplies for the department.
  • Submit photo equipment for repair.
  • Opportunity for extra hours while covering vacations for clerical positions in the news room.

Requirements and Skills:

  • Typing a minimum of 40 wpm. (Will be tested)
  • Attention to detail, with excellent spelling skills. (Will be Tested)
  • Basic skills with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Photoshop knowledge is preferred, but not required.

We work in a supportive team environment and offer $11.40/hour with a matching 401k after 90 days of employment. Spelling and typing skills will be tested upon application. Please apply in person between 8:30 am – 3:30 pm at The Spokesman-Review, 999 West Riverside Ave. or email elizabethb@cowlescompany.com with your resume and cover letter. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug & background check required on all finalists. Position open until filled.

AmeriCorps job in Spokane: Internship Coordinator

Are you a recent grad who is looking to take a year off grad school or your career and could fill a place with the Spokane On Track Academy?

It has been an AmeriCorps position in the past. It is minimal pay, but invaluable experience. This person would work with coordinating internships for students in this program.

Here is a link to the position posting:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=57321&fromSearch=true

from Elisabeth Silver, the coordinator in Spokane’s District 81: This position is open right now. I am hoping to fill the position with a recent college grad who might be interested in taking a “year off” before starting grad school or their career. Do you have anyone who might fit this position?

Executive Assistant open position at Leadership Spokane

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Executive Assistant position opening with Leadership Spokane!

Greetings!
Leadership Spokane has a job opening for an Executive Assistant!

Position Summary:

Provides administrative support to Executive Director. Manages information technology and website. Supports production of Leadership Spokane class sessions, Alumni Association programming and special events, Board meetings, class recruitment and selection, fundraising and development.  Manages financial records and office operations. Safeguards privacy of clients and handles confidential information appropriately.

Demonstrated financial process skills and knowledge of QuickBooks highly desirable. 5 or more years of experience in administration, office management, technology or related field.  Experience with nonprofit organizations and intercultural communications skills a plus.

AA (BA preferred) or equivalent experience in business, communications, marketing or related field.

Please send cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Leadership@LeadershipSpokane.org.

Click HERE for job description.

Spokesman Review seeks ZAG for Social Media job

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MULTIMEDIA CONTENT COORDINATOR:

Can you wow with words, amaze with adjectives and show off your mad social media skillz?

S-R Media/The Spokesman-Review’s Marketing Department needs someone plugged into the Northwest’s entertainment scene who knows the difference between Twitter and Tumblr and who is able to handle everything from writing a long-form feature to running summer-long Facebook contests to crowd-sourcing ideas around all things entertainment. Our ideal candidate for MULTIMEDIA CONTENT COORDINATOR will be the point person in charge of the care and feeding of several popular sites and feeds, maintaining a variety of online and print calendars, and taking a lead role in online promotions.

We want someone disciplined with strong attention to detail and accuracy that comes from a solid traditional media writing background; the creativity that comes from time spent exploring the evolving universe of marketing (multiple exclamation points and all!!!); and the know-how to leverage social media to boost page views and keep online visitors engaged. As one of the largest daily newspapers in Washington State, S-R Media/The Spokesman-Review is committed to providing print and online readers a satisfying experience and delivering results for advertisers large and small.

If you have strong customer service skills, and a four-year degree with a preferred concentration in communications, advertising or marketing, or equivalent experience, let us hear from you. One to two years of industry experience in advertising, journalism, marketing or business environments is also desired, as is proficiency with social media and a keen appreciation for advertising and marketing innovation.

Are you who we’re looking for? If so, please email elizabethb@cowlescompany.com with your resume, cover letter, and writing samples, or apply in person between 8:30 am – 3:30 pm at The Spokesman-Review building, 999 West Riverside Ave. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug & background check required on all finalists. Position open until filled.

Check back by visiting our website at www.spokesmanreview.com/jobs

Washington Trust Research Fellowship in Spokane

“Washington Trust Research Fellow” with the Inland NW Community Foundation in Spokane

Paid internship for fall of 2014, selecting student now.  Academic credit possible.

ZagTrax.net job posting # 13249

The student will gain experience:

  • within the region’s community foundation 20-county service area in Eastern Washington and North Idaho
  • with collaborative engagement through interaction with INWCF department heads (and potentially Foundation Board/Committees)
  • with applied research that requires critical thinking, strategic planning and the establishment of  measured outcomes
  • working in an entrepreneurial/business environment
  • making recommendations (written and verbal) based upon research that could positively influence INWCF programs;   thus, directly improving communities  within the Foundation’s service area
  • Resume builder
  • reporting to the Foundation’s President & CEO
  • establishing learning outcomes with Gonzaga University and  INWCF Collaborate

 

PAID Organizational Effectiveness Internship in Spokane

“Organizational Effectiveness Internship” at Clearwater Paper in Spokane

Starts now full time and could continue through Fall semester at part time.  15-18$ per hour.

ZagTrax.net job posting # 13551

job description:

The intern will work under the supervision of our Leadership and Development Manager to:

  • Investigate development solution options using crowd sourcing and social media platforms
  • Map, vet and prioritize options
  • Propose development solutions
  • Create the tools
  • Craft and manage development templates, roadmaps, plans

Telect is looking for recent GU grads!

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Although this is an internship, Telect seeks a recent graduate to fill the position. Think Entry Level Job rather than internship!

ZagTrax.net job posting # 13359

Title: Telect Sales Development Intern
Department: Business Development
Location:  Liberty Lake, WA (just outside of Spokane)
Education:  A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Writing, Business, Communications or related field is preferred.
Summary:  Telect’s Sales Development Intern assists the Market Specialist in development and implementation of the e-­‐commerce strategy.

ZagTrax.net job posting # 13359

Telect is an established brand in a challenging industry with a tempered history of innovation. Nearly 30 years of operation is an awesome story for any business, especially in technology. Unfortunately, our success has led to others counterfeiting our products, logos, pictures, and copy. While this may be the best form of flattery, we would welcome their original ideas, creativity and competition in the marketplace. Telect has earned and upholds a great reputation, but these counterfeit companies have caused confusion and tainted our name. Telect is now refining its brand and working to free itself of misrepresentations. Join us in stopping the counterfeits and staying on-board with the true Telect brand!

Full-Time Position in Spokane!

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Food System Capacity Coordinator

Catholic Charities’ Food For All (built out of the Vinegar Flats Community Farm), is hiring a new full-time, full-benefits position!

The position, the Food Systems Capacity Coordinator, will take a strong leadership role in facilitating our support of farmers markets as they work to enhance their performance as an affordable, healthy food resource. Much of this work – in particular our leadership in the Farmers Market Access Partnership and administering Fresh Bucks, the SNAP-incentive program – has been recognized for its innovation and role in moving our food system forward economically and socially.

The position’s expectations will be rigorous, and full of opportunity and challenge. We are looking for an innovative thinker who has experience and capacity in partnership-building and program management. We want a leader who can think outside of the box while staying focused on getting clear, sustainable results.

Our team works fast and hard, and is highly supportive while also encouraging autonomy and initiative. The pay is modest (in the ballpark of $30k a year), but has potential for an increased salary starting in 2015. In the meantime, the benefits (full medical, dental, employer contributions to retirement) are solid.

The electronic application (plus resume & cover letter) can be submitted here: http://ccspokane.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2wvbb5k140h

Job Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the essential duties/responsibilities listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties/responsibilities of this job.
1. Work with markets to offer enhanced food benefit programming, including SNAP, FMNP and Fresh Bucks. The coordinator will be responsible for helping markets administer these programs and track and assess the growth and impact of market sales and food access for all partner markets.
2. Coordinate the distribution of Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers in Spokane County. This will include working with DSHS and other community organizations to facilitate the promotion for and distribution of vouchers, and tracking of client participation and program outcomes.
3. Develop and implement vendor recruitment model for low-income area markets, including pilots of a vendor sales improvement training and a wholesale purchasing incentive initiative.
4. Coordinate with markets and social service agencies to implement a county-wide market promotion strategy as part of the Farmers Market Access Partnership (FMAP).
5. Participate in meetings & activities with FMAP partners state-wide to identify best-practices and resources available for partner markets.
6. Develop and implement family-outreach activities model for markets in low-income neighborhoods. Work with Liberty Park Child Development Center and the South Perry FM in 2014 in this work.
7. Assist in ensuring that the program is in compliance with all applicable contractual, licensing, staffing and safety mandates.
8. Report regularly to program coordinator on activities, outcomes and challenges.
9. Adhere to the tenets of Catholic Social Teaching and Catholic Doctrine.
10. Perform as a team member to assure that productivity outcome measures are achieved.
11. Perform related functions necessary to support the mission and core values of Catholic Charities.

Job Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must meet the minimum qualifications listed below. These qualifications are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform this job.

Education/Experience: to perform this job successfully, an individual must have a Bachelor of Arts degree. Experience in project management and inter-organizational collaboration essential. Experience in agricultural systems and food insecurity preferred. Experience working with diverse populations preferred.
Certificates/Licenses: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a valid Driver’s License. Successfully pass background check applicable to position.
Physical Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to:
• Regularly stand, walk, sit, hear/listen, talk
• Occasionally lift up to 40 pounds, pull/push, carry, grasp, reach, stoop, kneel
• Regularly work extended ours on a computer
• Clearly see 20+ feet, with or without corrective lenses, ability to focus Mental & Other Skills/Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the:
• Adaptability: ability to adapt to changes, delays or unexpected events in the work environment; ability to manage competing demands and prioritize tasks; ability to change approach or method to best fit the situation.
• Analytical Ability: ability to maintain focus for extended periods of time; ability to complete research projects with resourcefulness and persistence; ability to synthesize complex or diverse information; ability to use intuition and experience to complement existing data.
• Attendance: ability to consistently arrive and be able to work as scheduled.
• Computer/Technical Ability: working knowledge of: Word Processing software, Spreadsheet software, Internet software.
• Dependability: ability to follow instructions, both in written and verbal format; ability to respond to management direction; ability to complete tasks on time or notify the appropriate person with an alternate plan when necessary.
• Interpersonal Skills: ability to maintain satisfactory relationships with others, excellent customer service skills and a good overall understanding of appropriate human relations. Awareness of and sensitivity to the service population’s culture and socioeconomic characteristics.
• Judgment: ability to make prudent and timely decisions; ability to exhibit sound and accurate judgment; ability to explain reasoning for decisions.
• Language Ability: ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
• Mathematical Ability: ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
• Motor Coordination: the ability to coordinate eyes, hands, fingers, and feet accurately and handle precise movements.
• Problem Solving Ability: ability to identify and/or prevent problems before they occur; ability to formulate alternative solutions to problems when necessary; ability to transfer learning from past experiences to new experiences of similar nature.
• Quality Management: ability to complete duties, on time and with absolute precision, at least 95% of the time; ability to edit the accuracy and thoroughness of one’s work as well as the work of others; ability to constructively apply feedback to improve performance, ability to generate ideas to improve
and promote quality in work.
• Reasoning Ability: 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.
• Supervisory Skills: ability to carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company’s policies and applicable laws. Applicable supervisory responsibilities include: interviewing, hiring, training, and coaching employees, planning, assigning and directing work, reviewing performance,
appraising/disciplining employees when necessary, addressing complaints and questions and resolving problems.

Workplace Environmental Conditions

While performing the essential duties/responsibilities of this job, the employee will be:
• Noise Conditions: exposed during a shift to constant or intermittent sounds at moderate to loud levels of sound dependent upon the activities of the Shelter.
• Heat: subject to high temperatures
• Cold: exposed to low temperatures
• Atmospheric Exposures: exposed to dusts, fumes, vapors, or mists.
• Client Population may include persons involved in gangs, with substance abuse concerns, homelessness and/or tendencies towards violent behavior.

Job Title: Food System Capacity
Coordinator Reports To: Program Coordinator
Department: Food For All (Parish Social Ministry)
Supervises: n/a
FLSA Status: Exempt Dates Reviewed: May 2014

The electronic application (plus resume & cover letter) can be submitted here: http://ccspokane.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2wvbb5k140h

Two Positions in Spokane with Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes will be on Gonzaga’s campus Thursday, May 1 conducting interviews for the following positions in Spokane:

Data Analyst

Inside Sales Account Manager

To submit a resume and sign up for an interview time, log-in to ZAGTRAX.NET go to your Home Page, under “Land an Interview” on the right side select “Campus Interviews – Open Positions” then select the “Apply” button under the position title. You will be prompted to submit a resume and select a time slot on the next screen. If the time slots fill up, contact Karen Franks-Harding at franks-harding@gonzaga.edu or 313-4085.

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Pitney Bowes provides technology solutions for small, mid-size and large firms that help them connect with customers to build loyalty and grow revenue. Many of the company’s solutions are delivered on open platforms to best organize, analyze and apply both public and proprietary data to two-way customer communications. Pitney Bowes includes direct mail, transactional mail and call center communications in its solution mix along with digital channel messaging for the Web, email and mobile applications.

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