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JOB ALERT in San Francisco: Lead Development Representative

A Gonzaga alum has a position to fill in San Francisco.  He would like to give a fellow ZAG first priority to apply for the position!  Please contact Jenn Klein in the Career Center & GAMP office (313-4234) for more information on applying directly with the hiring manager.  Here is a direct quote from the GU alum:  “I am looking for a high quality individual who has integrity, work ethic, and a strength in communicating ideas.  I am available anytime to discuss this position.  Thought I would give Gonzaga alumni the first crack at this job.  Please have anyone that is interested get back to me by Tuesday next week.  A candidate needs to be chosen in the next 2 to 3 weeks.”

Lead Development Representative (LDR)

Job Description

Company Overview: Birst is the leading provider of on-demand business intelligence solutions. With its comprehensive Cloud BI Suite, Birst brings the benefits of fact-based decision-making to a much broader audience than traditionally served by making it affordable, fast, and easy to use.  Unique to Birst is its integrated data warehousing and business intelligence approach that delivers a standards-based, comprehensive solution for midsized organizations.

Birst is the winner of the 2012 Cloud Awards, the Red Herring Global 100 Award, the TDWI Best Practices Award, and the Web Award for Software Standard of Excellence. Birst customers include Citrix, RBC, Securian,  Dunn & Bradstreet, Key Technology, and other leading organizations.

Position Summary: Lead Development Reps are an essential part of the marketing team’s lead generation activities.  Birst LDRs fill the sales funnel with qualified opportunities making the sales team and process much more efficient.  LDRs are highly motivated, sales development professionals, passionate about evangelizing Birst business intelligence.  Strong sales and communication skills are required to qualify prospects for Birst’s sales team.

The Lead Development Representative (LDR) will be assigned to a specific geographic territory and be responsible for lead generation / lead qualification to drive new business. The LDR will aggressively follow-up on inbound marketing program leads through LDR initiated calling.  The LDR will also work with the Inside Sales Reps, to hand-off qualified leads through thorough lead profiling and professional introductions.

Lead Development Representatives are responsible for a number of daily activities that enable a strong team selling environment including:

1.       Qualify marketing leads according to Birst Totally Qualified Lead (TQL) standards with hand-off to Birst sales representatives.

2.       Clearly communicate Birst’s value proposition over the phone by thoroughly understanding the Birst solution.

3.       Overcome objections and effectively respond to prospect questions relating to Birst products, competitor products and other business or technical issues.

4.       Develop a quarterly plan working with sales reps to achieve lead qualification objectives.

5.       Continually optimize lists and calling strategy using Birst’s sales force automation systems.

6.       Maintain close relationship with sales organization to hand-off qualified leads, schedule sales calls, and collect feedback on quality and outcome of leads.

7.       Target 60 dials per day and complete administrative tasks (e.g. developing lists, processing leads, etc.) outside of territory primary dialing hours.

8.       Become completely proficient with Birst’s sales force automation system and provide detailed updates on all prospecting efforts following standard process.

9.       Follow up on all qualified leads to update Birst’s sales force automation systems and ensure area sales reps engagement with the qualified prospect.

10.    Achieve all lead qualification quotas and program goals set on a quarterly and annual basis, which include call volumes, and number of qualified leads.

Requirements:
Telemarketing or telesales experience in a high-tech, business-to-business environment with outbound cold calling and appointment setting desired.  College degree preferred.

  • Experience discussing/pitching a feature rich product desired.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral & written) skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of telemarketing best practices and proven qualification skills via phone
  • Proven comfort and skill to navigate through all levels of an organization
  • Be an energetic, enthusiastic, honest, hardworking, ambitious, and results-oriented personality who appreciates a people-focused, integrity-based, start-up environment.

Spokane Arena Marketing Internship

The Spokane Arena has posted a year-long Marketing Internship on ZagTrax.  It can be found by searching ID# 7435.  This is an excellent opportunity for students in the Marketing and PR fields of study!  Note: the deadline is quickly approaching: February 13th

IDEAL CANDIDATES WILL EXEMPLIFY THE FOLLOWING QUALITIES:
• Self-motivating individual who can execute given tasks with little instruction.
• Creative person who can think outside of the box and has the ability to follow through on ideas.
• Highly organized, detail-oriented individual with an eye for design.
• An individual with excellent interpersonal skills who is willing to go outside of their comfort zone to
complete tasks and projects.
• A team player who is able to manage multiple projects at one time.
• Ability to retain important information.
• Able to handle stressful situations with class, professionalism and a positive attitude.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and various Microsoft programs:
Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
• Working towards a Bachelors Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or Public Relations.
• Working knowledge of web programming language helpful but not required.
• Prior event marketing experience helpful but not required.
Interns will be required to work 20 hours per week beginning April 2012 through March 2013.

HOW TO APPLY:

This Internship can be found on www.ZagTrax.net under ID# 7435
Résumés and Cover Letters are due MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13 by 10 a.m.

REI Internship – Graduate Student

REI is Hiring:  Public Affairs INTERN 4 (Graduate Student) – HQ 4415

Job Title: Intern 4 (Temporary)
Job Type: Full Time
FLSA: NonExempt
Job #: HQ4415
Department / Store: PUBLIC AFFAIRS
City: Kent
State: Washington
Job Description: REI has a opening for our summer 2012 EDF (Environmental Defense Fund) Climate Corps Fellowship. This temporary assignment is expected to commence in mid May and conclude in late August, 2012.
Hours: Monday – Friday, 30-40 hours (flexible). 

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to support REI’s Corporate Social Responsibility Program (CSR) and REI’s cross-divisional Energy Team as a participant in EDF’s Climate Corps program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited institute, college, or university, or have recently graduated within the last 6 months. MBA candidate preferred
• Knowledge of sustainable business principles and frameworks essential
• Strong project management and research experience
• Preferred background in financial analysis and/or engineering, particularly around energy
• Corporate advisory or consulting experience
• Superior oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
• Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion and diplomacy, use sound judgment and problem-solving skills, and effectively prioritize projects and assignments with limited supervision
• Ability to work independently, anticipate problems, and take appropriate action
• Desire to learn and develop additional skills and knowledge in the field of sustainability

Learn more about EDF Climate Corps:
• Watch our video, “Faces of Climate Corps” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaCqgujNW_U
• Hear from the fellows themselves on the EDF+Business Blog and the Energy Exchange Blog
• Read about past engagements with companies, cities and universities on our Success Stories page
• Visit the EDF Climate Corps website to learn about the summer experience, results and participating organizations

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Go to www.rei.com/jobs.  Set up a Career Profile via Career Opportunities including your most recent resume and cover letter. Submit your profile to the position of interest.

 

Public Relations Internship

Desautel Hege Communications is seeking an Fall Intern for their communications firm lasting one semester for approximetly 20 hours per week ($8.55 per hr), with flexibility for class schedules.

Requirements:

  • Must possess strong writing, verbal and organizational skills
  • Must possess a positive attitude and exhibit professional behaviors
  • Requires knowledge and experience with standard Windows software (i.e., Power Point, Word, Excel and MS Outlook)

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide support on client account work
  • Assist in organizing office materials, files and client information
  • Provide front desk and phone coverage as needed (during staff meetings/trainings)
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Work with Partners, Account Directors, Account Executives, and Account Coordinators to implement campaign elements
  • Assist with all aspects of account activities as required
  • Work independently and as a team member
  • Find ways to support the team

Activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Writing, Research, Editing and proofreading (accuracy and spelling)
  • Print bids
  • Media buy research and tracking
  • Report compilation and generation
  • Database management
  • Proposal preparation
  • Vendor coordination
  • Project coordination and assistance

For more information contact Stephanie Bast at stephanieb@desautelhege.com.  Applications to be reviewed immediately with position to be filled as soon as possible.

Communication Opportunities in Portland

The following job leads were forwarded to the Career Center and we wanted to forward them along to job hunting Zags out there!

  • The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is hiring a community outreach specialist in Portland. Experience with social media is helpful, but not required. Annual salary is approximately $44,000 – $77,000, depending upon education and experience. Submit resume by August 31 to “COS Hiring Manager” via mail: PO Box 709, Portland, OR 97207; Email: applicants.portland@ic.fbi.gov; or fax:(503) 552-5465.
  • Metro is seeking an associate public affairs specialist in communications in Portland. Annual salary is $49,329 – $66,056. Application deadline September 1.
  • The Oregon Sustainability Center is hiring a fundraising director in Portland. Salary is negotiable. Screening begins September 1. Please submit resume and cover letter electronically to Liz Hopkins atlhopkins@pdxinstitute.org., or via the mail to P+OSI C/O Liz Hopkins, 1600 SW 4th Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97201.
  • Gateway to College National Network is hiring a program manager in Portland. The salary range is $50,000 – $80,000 per year, including a comprehensive benefits package. Starting salary is typically in the first quartile of the range. Position closes September 11.
  • Oregon Voice is hiring an executive director in Portland. Competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience. Apply by October 13.
  • Defend Oregon is hiring an outreach organizer in Portland. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position is open until filled. E-mail resume and cover letter to liz@ouroregon.org
  • OHSU Foundation is hiring a director of development in the School of Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology in Portland. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position is open until filled. Please forward a resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to: ohsufhr@ohsu.edu

From PR Jobs online:

Hot Communication Leads in Portland

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Just as the summer is heating up throughout the Pacific Northwest (it’s hotter in Seattle/Portland than Spokane today!), I wanted to forward along a few job leads that have come into the Career Center recently. If you are job

hunting in Portland in the field of communications/non-profit or public relations, check them out!

  • The Washington County Visitors Association is hiring a temporary part-time marketing assistant. Hourly salary is $10-$14, depending on experience. Apply by July 31.  For the job listing go here. For the Association’s site, go here: http://www.visitwashingtoncountyoregon.com/
  • Legacy Health is seeking a part-time communications specialist to lead internal communications planning. This limited duration position is in NW Portland and not expected to extend beyond 4th quarter 2011. Hourly salary is $22.34 – $33.37. Visit Legacy Jobs and search job number 09-0770.
  • The Oregon Department of Revenue is hiring a communications managerMonthly salary is $4,670 – $6,889. Position closes July 31.

Media Opportunities Throughout the Country

These leads were forward to our office from a GU alumnae.  Although some of these are much more experienced positions and are throughout the country,  it is always good to see which companies are in fact hiring.

Inside Sales Representative – Verdict Search
Incisive Media,
NYC, NY
http://www.incisivemedia.com/corporate/careers
selling online & print subscriptions, targeting the legal, insurance, funding and other business sectors


Advertising Coordinator, Legal Advertising – New York Law Journal
Incisive Media
NYC, NY
http://www.incisivemedia.com/corporate/careers
responsible for the advertising process from start to finish


Web Producer/Marketing – Events
Incisive Media
NYC, NY
http://www.incisivemedia.com/corporate/careers
To manage the portfolio of brand sites and incoming requests, focusing on delivering tasks by deadlines and avoiding task backlogs, whilst maintaining customer (internal and external) satisfaction, and best practice standards

Online Account Executive   0900519
Nielsen Business Media
NYC, NY
http://en-us.nielsen.com/careers
close new business, grow existing business and beat revenue targets

Media’s leading consumer-facing music site
Digital marketing manager   0901409
Nielsen Business Media
NYC, NY
http://en-us.nielsen.com/careers
develop and implement the social marketing strategy for Billboard.com – Nielsen Business

Marketing & Promotions Coordinator
Disney ABC
NYC, NY
http://corporate.disney.go.com/careers/index.html
coordinate with the development of client proposals and opportunities


Account Executive/Director of Sales   0900462
Nielsen Claritas
Arlington VA
http://en-us.nielsen.com/careers
exceed sales goals of personal quota through managing key client accounts and targeted new business efforts


Publicist   MAV067
The Weather Channel
Atlanta GA
http://www.weather.com/careers/hosting.html
implementing communications and media relations efforts for The Weather Channel’s talent and programming with a focus on consumer media outlets

Manager of PR – Licensing
Playboy Enterprises
Chicago IL
http://tinyurl.com/p4oby
develop communications plans and media strategy for the licensing businesses, including products, retail and LBE


Regional Ad Sales Manager – Midwest
Playboy Enterprises
Chicago IL
http://tinyurl.com/p4oby
implement sales strategies for designated territory of responsibilities in order to optimally achieve set sales targets and assist in strategy for all accounts in territory


Direct Sales – Head of Agency/Consumer Brands Vertical
Vibes Media
Chicago, IL
http://www.vibes.com/contact/careers
drive revenue through the development and execution of effective sales strategy, sales process and closing of new business contracts for mobile marketing and advertising programs


Direct Sales – Head of Vertical
Vibes Media
Chicago, IL
http://www.vibes.com/contact/careers
drive revenue through the development and execution of effective sales strategy, sales process and closing of new business contracts for mobile marketing and advertising programs

Media Research Coordinator   0901615
Nielsen Media
Chicago IL
http://en-us.nielsen.com/careers
works within the Local Audience Analysis team and collaborates with Local TV Client Service executives to best service their clients needs from an analytical perspective


Manager, Affiliate Marketing
Fox Broadcasting Company
Los Angeles CA
http://www.foxcareers.com/jobSearch.html
fulfilling marketing needs and requests for a prescribed list of local Fox affiliates

Production/Programming Coordinator (FOX College Sports)   FNG16541
Fox Sports
Los Angeles CA
http://www.foxcareers.com/jobSearch.html
managing the FCS Pacific Network: Scheduling, Maintenance, Program Changes, all programming planning and development for the channel

Programming Administrator (Fox Soccer Channel)    FNG16565
Fox Sports
Los Angeles CA
http://www.foxcareers.com/jobSearch.html
maintaining production and programming databases and overseeing all coding for Fox Soccer Channel

Senior Sales Account Manager
Terra
San Francisco CA
http://www.terra.com/trabaja/
break new ground in a market rich with possible clients

Account Manager
Outreach Media Group
Vista CA
http://www.outreach.com/print/articlef.asp?article_name=a-EmploymentList&N=41

develop sales within Christian ministry markets, sell event sponsorships, and develop a customer base to leverage across multiple media channels

Are you a Social Media Butterfly?

Reser’s Fine Foods is hiring a three-month paid social media intern.  Send your resume, links to your profiles on two social media platforms you are active on (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn, Yelp, YouTube, Digg, StumbleUpon, a blog) and one paragraph about why you are THE ONE. Be brief, be brilliant, and be entertaining: KarmenO@Resers.com

Social Media + Spokane+ Recent Grad= Internship Opportunity

purple-turtleAre you a social media wizard?  Can you Tweet and Facebook with the very best of them? Are you a recent GU grad hanging out in Spokane just waiting for an opportunity to knock on your door?  Well, consider this your knock on the door.

The Purple Turtle ,  a Spokane firm specializing in marketing, branding as well as special events, is looking for an intern for 20 hours per week. The Intern will primarily focus on social media marketing campaigns, event planning, various client and internal projects and assistance to other staff as needed.  They are looking for Business (Marketing/Advertising) or Public Relations/Communication graduates.

There is possibility of the internship developing into a full-time position, if the fit is there.

Interested?  Zap your resume and coverletter to Erin at erin@tptglobal.com.

Deadline for submission is July 3rd.

Note: There are mulitple internship openings at this time.


Portland Internship Still Open!

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This job was forwarded to me by a fellow Alumni who wants to see more ZAGS working with her in Portland.

Job Title

Summer 2009 TV Production Internship – Comcast SportsNet-NW

Job Responsibilities

This is an unpaid, temporary internship opportunity for a current college student to participate in the production activities of Comcast SportsNet in Portland, OR.

Responsibilities may include some or all of the following:

  • Logistical assistance: label, log and/or organize tapes and other media
  • Assist with transportation and operation of video equipment both in studio and in a field environment
  • Assist in editing video and audio
  • Shadow producers to learn and observe functions that contribute to the production of television programs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum requirements

  • College undergraduate status
  • Study and/or experience in broadcast journalism or related field
  • Positive attitude, desire to learn and ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Flexible hours to include occasional nights and weekends
  • Must be enrolled through college/university for college credit and will need to provide a letter from school confirming receipt of credit for experience

Send cover letter and resume to:

Comcast SportsNet-NW

Internship Program

300 N. Winning Way

Portland, OR 97227

Or Fax to: 503.736.5135

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