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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.

 

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.

Announcing the Spokane Trek!

The Career Center/GAMP office is excited to announce the first annual Spokane Trek!  If you can’t join us for Portland or Seattle, consider this your introduction to the program.  This year the Spokane Trek will feature visits to three regional employers who have various career paths for liberal arts students.  If you are interested learning more about internship and full-time opportunities at these sites, while gaining insight to corporate climate plan on joining us!

Mark your calendars now!  November 10th, 1:30-3:30.

Note: Space on these excursions is limited first come first serve.

To register for the Spokane Trek, simply go to: http://tiny.cc/1ni3r

Inland Northwest Health Services, 1:30-3:30

Visit St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute to learn about INHS’ various cutting edge technologies, patient care and more.  Meet staff members from various sectors of the INHS business to learn more about  career opportunities in fields in health care.

Focus on Academic Majors: Nursing, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Human Physiology, Computer Science.

(Note: Students interested in the general field of health care are highly encouraged to attend this Trek track.)

For more information, go to: http://www.inhs.info/

Desautel Hege Communications, 1:30-3:30

Learn about the brand of Desautel Hege Communications in a presentation aimed at highlighting the communication agency function as well as pro/cons of different professional avenues within the field.

Focus on Academic Majors: Public Relations, Applied Communications, Advertising, Marketing, Liberal Arts

(Note: On this excursion, space is extremely limited.  Per request of host, students who have not been exposed to the brand of Desautel Hege are encouraged to participate.)

For more information, go to: http://www.desautelhege.com/

Next IT, 1:30-3:30

Have you asked Spike a question on Gonzaga’s website?  Or asked Jenn a question on Alaska Airlines site?  If so, you have been a customer of Next IT’s innovative real-time customer service interface using their Human Emulation Software.  On this track learn how Next IT recruits all majors from business to psychology to form a cutting edge service.

Focus on Academic Majors:  Computer Science, Communications, Business, Marketing, Computer Engineering or any liberal arts degree.

For more information, go to: http://www.nextit.com/

Metro (Portland) Seeks Public Affairs Specialist

Metro is seeking an Associate Public Affairs Specialist in Communications

The Associate Public Affairs Specialist supports communications activities across all Metro departments and independently develops and coordinates assigned policy and planning-related communication activities. The person in this position develops, writes and edits content for the Metro web site, print and electronic publications, and social networking sites; produces newsletters, presentations and event materials; plans and implements stakeholder, community and media engagement; advises project teams about communication issues; provides centralized coordination of several of Metro’s communication tools and work systems; and supports Metro’s intranet and online calendar.

Minimum Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree in a communications field and two year of experience in public affairs or communications; or any combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the job.

Deadline for general recruitment is September 1, 2009.

For full job posting and to apply, go here: http://www.oregonmetro.gov/index.cfm/go/by.web/id=31182

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.

A Handful of Portland Leads

The following Portland job leads were forwarded to the Career Center today.  Many are communications and marketing based with a range of experience levels.  Is one of interest? Check it out directly!

Social Media Opportunity in Portland

Do you tweet more than telephone? Does your definition of “social” include Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube? If you are adept at using emerging media to build brand exposure, consumer awareness, customer relationships and engage in reputation management, then we have the adventure for you!

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Regence, the region’s largest non-profit health plan, is seeking a highly-skilled and creative professional to fill the newly-created role of Emerging Media Manager. Help us expand the health care conversation.

This position will develop, implement and manage all aspects of an emerging media strategy and plan to increase Regence’s visibilit

y throughout its markets; to help enhance the positive image of the company in the communities it serves, and to strengthen Regence’s corporate culture through aligning an emerging media plan with the company’s internal and external communications efforts.

Partial List of Qualifications:

      • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications (with a focus on new and emerging media), journalism orrelated field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • Five to eight years experience in public affairs and media relations with extensive experience in media relations and a strong focus on new and emerging media.
      • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in utilizing social network tools and platforms beyond casual use. Social networking application development experience highly desirable.
      • Ability to use a broad spectrum of resources, including print, web/intranet, email, and videoconferencing, as well as “web 2.0” online resources like wikis, social networking websites; blogs, search engines, and free online press release distribution services. Knowledge and ability to effectively use del.icio.us, Technorati, and e-pitching technologies like MMNR’s, PR Trak, ProfNet, Bacon’s Media Resource, PR Newswire, Multi-Vu, ARA Content, E-Watch, Omniture, and MediaATLAS.
      • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in utilizing social network tools and platforms beyond casual use. Social networking application development experience highly desirable.

For the full job listing and to apply check it out here:

https://erecruit.regence.com/careers/servlet/com.lawson.ijob.QuickCandidate?vendor=100&jr=7949&fullmode=true

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

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