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Private-Equity Investment Jobs in Dallas and Houston

The Career Center & GAMP has been informed of the opportunity below by a prominent Gonzaga alum. If you are a Gonzaga student or graduate and a good fit for this role, please contact our office at 509-313-4021 so that we may put your name forward to the appropriate people.

EnCap is looking to hire a few Associates for our upstream investment staff in Dallas and in Houston.  We will begin interviews in mid-June of this year for a Summer 2015 start date.  A brief description of the position is attached.  The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of investment banking, commercial banking or industry experience.  Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, excellent modeling and writing skills, and an exceptional record of performance at current and previous positions.  Previous E&P experience is a plus but not required.

EnCap is a private-equity firm with $18 billion under active management focused on the upstream and midstream sectors of the oil and gas business.

Description: The primary role of the Associate is to support the Investment Staff in all aspects of the Company’s business, including portfolio management and new opportunity evaluation. Portfolio management responsibilities will vary by company from time to time depending on the status of the investment and its management but, generally speaking, will include ongoing analysis of asset quality, asset value, capital efficiency, communications and opportunity evaluation.

Specific responsibilities of the Associate include:
• Analysis and review of opportunities for the current portfolio and new transactions
• Financial modeling and valuation of investment opportunities
• Assisting in various due diligence activities for transactions and fund raising efforts
• Supporting the Investment Staff with legal documentation
• Preparation of investment memorandums to be presented to the Partners and fund investors
• Continuous client relationship management (i.e. maintaining relationships within selected portfolio investments by working closely with management)
• Preparation of various EnCap presentations
• Performing and disseminating applicable industry research
• Assisting in new employee development and recruiting efforts
• Supporting the investor relations staff
• Performing other tasks in the best interest of EnCap
Qualifications:
• Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills
• Highly developed research and analytical skills (expert in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint)
• Exceptional record of performance at current and previous positions• Strong writing skills
• Detail-oriented
• “Self-starter” with the ability to prioritize workflow and meet demanding deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Social Media Coordinator Job in Portland

Social Media Coordinator

Oregon Health & Science University

Posted: 1/13/2014
Location: Portland
Closing Date: open until filled
Industry: Communications
Type: Full Time

Description:
The Social Media Coordinator assists with the development, implementation and measurement of social media strategies that support OHSU’s marketing and communications goals and advance the OHSU brand. The Coordinator works collaboratively to develop and execute social media campaigns and is responsible for monitoring and reporting on the success of social media efforts. The Coordinator is responsible for managing online communities across a variety of channels, creating original content and eliciting original content from multiple sources, and ensuring consistent, effective presentation of messages that advance the OHSU brand. The Coordinator works most closely with stakeholders in marketing and communications throughout OHSU and at the OHSU Foundation, focusing on specific areas of institutional emphasis as assigned by the Social Media Manager. The Coordinator works with and reports directly to the Social Media Manager.

Qualifications
REQUIRED:
· Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing or a related field
· Three years in communications or media relations, including the use of social media
· Broad knowledge of current and future trends in social media
· Specific knowledge of and practical experience both using and administering key social media tools (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube)
· Familiarity with measuring performance/results using key social media tools
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Experience developing social media and communication plans
· Experience with blogging platforms (e.g. WordPress) and/or other CMS. Some experience using Google Analytics.

PREFERRED:
· Degree plus appropriate professional certification (e.g., Digital Marketing certificate, Google Analytics certification, etc.)
· Five years in communications or media relations; experience in healthcare communications
· Knowledge of trends in use of social media in healthcare
· Experience developing and implementing successful social media campaigns
· Strong experience with CSS and/or HTML
· Experience with PPC
· Experience with SEO
· Familiarity with email marketing tools
· Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (e.g. Photoshop, photo editing, video creation and/or publishing)

WORKING CONDITIONS:
· This position includes monitoring responsibilities with weekend/evening hours.
· The primary office location is in a cubicle in relatively close quarters with other workers and fairly frequent interruptions. This position is located on the Marquam Hill campus.
· The position includes an expectation of accountability during traditional business hours, but flexibility in scheduling and work location depending on the nature of work being performed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & EQUIPMENT USAGE:
· This position requires sitting for at least two hours at a time, with heavy use of a computer, cell phone and pager.
· Ability to lift and carry at least 25 lbs. Ability to speak clearly and make presentations to a variety of internal audiences.

Application Guidelines/Contact:
Apply online to job IRC41855 at www.ohsu.edu/hr.

Salary:
Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Application Url:
http://www.ohsu.edu/hr

Tableau’s Student Careers Night – Seattle headquarters Aug 6th

Join Tableau for Student Careers Night

When: Tuesday, August 6, 4:00pm
Where: Tableau Seattle headquarters:
837 N 34th St, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98103

Tableau’s mission is to help people see and understand data…
…and we’re helping customers do just that all over the world! Come learn more about what it’s like to work at Tableau and consider joining us on our important, world-changing mission.
Visit our headquarters on Student Night to hear about our technology, experience our culture, and learn about jobs that could be the perfect fit for you, a recent graduate or current student. At this informational event, you could be hearing about roles within…

-Sales (both technical and non-technical)

-Engineering

-Internships

…and we can’t wait to tell you about them!

“It will be fantastic to see some local Gonzaga students and recent alumni there!”

Register online at: http://tableausn.eventbrite.com

4:00pm – Welcome and Product Demo

4:30pm – Break-out Information Sessions

5:15pm – Networking and Office Tours with Tableau Employees

*Light refreshments will be served

Entry Level Job Alert! Fiscal Technician 2 with WSDOT

Non-Permanent Fiscal Technician 2 Opportunity

 

Washington Statement Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Eastern Region is seeking applicants for a non-permanent Fiscal Technician 2 position anticipated to last approximately twelve months.  The position will be responsible for Accounts Payable in the Eastern Region Financial Services Office and the Eastern Region TEF Financial Services Office.  This individual will prepare payment vouchers using the TRAINS system, enter payment information into the PCMS system, and coordinate with headquarters in the creation of new vendors into the TRAINS system.  Responsibilities will also include preparation of payroll and timesheet documents for the Eastern Region HQ Administration and TEF Main Shop personnel, as well as assisting the Regional and TEF Financial Analyst 3 positions with their duties.    A copy of the classification questionnaire for this position is attached for your reference.

 

Salary Range is set at $2212 to $2769 per month, plus benefits.

 

Please submit a WSDOT application or State of Washington employment application and resume to either myself or Nancy Peterson in the Eastern Region Human Resources Office by close of business on Monday, January 21, 2013.

 

Bobbi Collins Whitehead

Human Resource Consultant, Eastern Region

Washington State Department of Transportation

collibw@wsdot.wa.gov

(509) 324-6066

 

 

 

 

Job Alert! Advertising Consultant position in Spokane

Jessica Fee, a Corporate Recruiter for AutoTrader.com, contacted our office and said she is recruiting for an Advertising Consultant opening covering the Spokane, WA area.

This is what she wrote:

“We have a book of business (approximately 30 automotive dealerships) to inherit and a generous compensation package. If you are interested, curious, or have a potential referral – I’d appreciate your assistance. We look for advertising, automotive and/or business to business sales professionals with a track record of success.  AutoTrader.com is a strong company with a history of sustainable growth and an exciting future. Please contact me if you would like more information.”

Regards,
Jessica Fee
Corporate Recruiter
AutoTrader.com
jessica.fee@autotrader.com
(248) 465-7554

Entry Level Job Alert! (Coeur d’Alene)

ICON Medical Network in Coeur d’Alene is actively recruiting for the position of Search Consultant for their rapidly growing Healthcare IT Practice.

 

The right candidate will be driven, smart and dynamic, and come from an academic background including, but not limited to, general business, business administration, human resources, health sciences, marketing, communications, or other related disciplines.

 

Search Consultant, Healthcare IT

  • ICON Medical Network is currently seeking new associates to join our dynamic organization. We hire, train and develop high energy, entrepreneurial, driven, over-achievers into top producers in the dynamic and ever changing search business.
  • Whether you are a new college graduate or a seasoned sales professional, a career in the Executive Search, Contract Staffing business can be the most rewarding undertaking any professionally minded person can take on.
  • Let us show you how our professional development program can transform you into a top producing associate, and help you build a business that allows you to take control of your own future and achieve the goals you have always desired.
  • The ICON Companies’ professional development model is unique in the consulting industry. We not only provide the training and tools necessary to bring new hires up to speed fast, but also to keep peak performers at their optimum. Through our innovative Next Level Recruiting Training, you will experience first-hand from industry leading recruitment experts how to professionally grow exponentially in the search business.
  • Not only do we boast structured and systematic training, but our New Hire Training Program is recognized industry-wide as the accumulation of the best practices of niche specialists and industry leaders around the world. We strive to help each and every ICON associate achieve a desirable professional and personal work/life balance.
  • ICON associates garner great benefits through daily interaction with a tenured team of professionals. Our Partners boast an average tenure of 12 years in the industry. Simply put, we have the most tenured, best practical business experience of any search firm in the area. Our simple belief is that a person is either growing or regressing. Through our mission, we help everyone achieve their next level by providing the finest and most comprehensive training content in the recruiting industry today.
  • At ICON, your progress is based entirely on merit; you get what you give. The ICON training program is led by knowledgeable recruiters with successful track records who are trained in the art and science of international facilitation. With a proven team of recruiting professionals, including multi-million dollar producers, team leaders and marketing professionals, The ICON Companies is a forward-thinking organization for recruiters seeking to build a successful and highly profitable future.
  • Connect with us, and let’s discuss how we can turn your ambitions, goals and maybe even your wildest dreams into a reality.

Requirements:

  1. This is predominantly a telephone based business meaning you must have the ability to work on the phone for 4 to 6 hours a day while balancing competing demands.
  2. You must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University.
  3. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and CRM environment.
  4. Business to Business Sales experience is a huge plus.
  5. New College Graduates are encouraged to apply for these positions-particularly if you have earned a degree in Communications, Marketing or a Business related degree.

http://www.iconmedicalnetwork.com

888-777-5973

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

 

 

JOB ALERT: Splunk is hiring!

Attention Gonzaga Techies!

Splunk is hiring!  And they’re interested in Gonzaga grads!  One of Gonzaga’s Regents has a relationship with the Director of Product Management (for Developer Platform & Windows) at Splunk in Seattle.  Below are a few Seattle jobs that our Regent sent us from his contact at Splunk.  All of these are more on the technical side.  Splunk is always looking for software engineers.

Support Engineer – Seattle: – Can be more junior level – even right out of undergrad computer science degree.

http://www.splunk.com/view/SP-CAAAGK3?jvi=oMCVVfwY

Software Engineer in Test (2 positions) – Seattle: – More experienced is better here – has to be pretty technical.

http://www.splunk.com/view/SP-CAAAGK3?jvi=oIcKWfwk

http://www.splunk.com/view/SP-CAAAGK3?jvi=ouJKWfwD

 

For more information about our Regent supporter/contact info, please contact the GU Career Center & GAMP office and speak with Kevin Pratt (Director of Career Services, Gonzaga) x4234 or CareerCenter&GAMP@gonzaga.edu.

 

Splunk.com Seattle, San Francisco, Cupertino, London, Hong Kong, Washington D.C., Plano

 

What is Splunk?

 

 

Spokane Trek/ Career Week: Oct 1-10

JOB ALERT! Entry Level Position: STUDENT COORDINATOR

STUDENT COORDINATOR POSITION OPENING with THE FOUNDATION FOR PRIVATE ENTERPRISE EDUCATION

The Foundation for Private Enterprise Education is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization sponsoring the Washington Business Week summer and in-school programs for high school students.  Our programs are a series of intensive week-long sessions held in the summer on college campuses as well as during the school year on high school campuses.  Our goal is to promote free enterprise and give students the opportunity to learn about business, teamwork, leadership and setting real life goals.

 

The Foundation has been active since 1976 and is governed by a board of directors comprised of business representatives from around the state.  Currently there are nine employees at Washington Business Week.  In such a small office, it is incumbent upon all staff to share a variety of duties and responsibilities in a strong team environment. We currently are accepting applications for a Student Coordinator.

 

STUDENT COORDINATOR POSITION DESCRIPTION

The principal responsibility for the person in this position will be to increase student and educator enrollment, market the Washington Business Week program to all public and private high schools, youth organizations and businesses in Washington. Secondary responsibilities over seeing and maintaining the Business Week Ambassador program. In addition the person in this position may be called upon to assist the student registrar during peak enrollment times.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • · Develop successful relationships with public and private high school and secure at least one person at each school who will be the contact for Business Week activities;
  • · Develop a written plan for year round recruitment of students and educators for the summer programs;
  • · Schedule and conduct presentations to students and educators in selected high schools; using Business Week volunteers when available;
  • · Attend and work as staff for one week of the summer Business Week program (additional days if needed);
  • · Develop a communications plan supporting recruitment strategies
  • · Maintain Social Media outlets that pertains to Business Week (Facebook, Twitter, etc);
  • · Manage a database of educators and school contact information;
  • · Develop a core of Business Week volunteers who will assist in the recruitment of students and educators;
  • · Oversee our Student Ambassador Program during the school year.
  • · Assist the student registrar during peak enrollment times;
  • · Begin a plan to develop an alumni organization of past Business Week students;
  • Other duties as assigned including but not limited to writing of articles, curriculum enhancements and development;

Reporting Relationship: The person in this position will report to and be supervised by the Program Manager and Pathway Manager.

 

Requirements/Background/Experience:

 

  • Preferred Recruiting Experience or working with high school age teens
  • Experience in making effective presentations to a variety of audiences;
  • Ability to maintain an effective relationship with high school students and educators;
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills;
    • Excellent computer skills including word processing, Power Point, data base and spread sheets;
    • Ability to travel extensively and attend a portion of the summer programs;
    • Must have reliable transportation including insurance and have a valid WA drivers license (Foundation will reimburse a mileage amount);
    • Graduate of the Business Week program preferred;
    • Degree in business, education, communications, marketing or related field preferred.

 

Measurement of Success: The initial success goal will be: To have a full capacity of enrollment for all of our summer programs (capacity to be set by Staff/Board); Establish a workable written recruitment plan.

 

 

COMPENSATION:  Beginning Salary for this position will range from $34,000 to $36,000 per year, depending on qualifications. Benefits are listed below.  This is an exempt position and may require hours beyond the normal 8hr work day as well as weekends as needed.

 

BENEFITS included are as follows:

 

  • Vacation.  Ten days of paid vacation are accrued per year.
  • Sick.  Ten days of paid sick leave are accrued per year and can build to a maximum of 24 days.  Unused sick leave is not compensated.
  • Health Insurance.  Health and dental insurance are provided by the foundation following a 60 day waiting period.  This is coverage only for the employee.  Dependants may be added at a cost to the employee.
  • Holidays.  8 paid holidays for all employees.
  • Retirement.  A 401-K program is available.  Eligibility would occur at the next entry date following 12 months of employment (must be at least 21yrs of age to qualify).

 

All benefits are subject to change and/or elimination as determined by the Foundation.

TRAVEL:  The person in this position will travel frequently within the state, including overnight travel away from the home office in Federal Way. Applicant must provide own transportation and will be reimbursed mileage.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Your application should include a resume, references and a cover letter describing your qualifications in relation to the responsibilities listed on the position description.  Applications without this cover letter will not be considered. The position is open until filled.  Applications should be sent to Pam McKiernan, Office Manager, Washington Business Week, 33305 1st Way South, Suite B-212, Federal Way, WA 98003; e-mail to Pam@wbw.org.

 

The Foundation for Private Enterprise Education is an equal opportunity employer.

HOT JOB LEAD – Finance in Seattle!

The Career Center & GAMP office Recently Received a Job Lead [for New College Grad] from a Gonzaga Alum!

This is the message we received from the GU alum:

“I was at real estate industry function last week and was speaking with someone I knew at Norris Beggs Simpson that is looking for a recent college grad. The job would be part time for the first 6 to 12 months, but likely move to full time assuming a good cultural fit/continued expansion. I have attached a job description that was forwarded to me, but I want to also explain a few items for any perspective candidate, as this is an extremely small niche in finance and unknown to many people outside of real estate.  If you have anyone that would be a good fit, I’d be glad to speak with them before they send in their resume.”

  • This is a mortgage banking company, which is different than working for a commercial bank. Bankers (ie. Key Bank Real Estate Capital) tend to wait for the phone to ring to finance deals. They have less incentive to actively search for deals. Mortgage bankers are actively engaging potential clients (developers etc) and looking to make deals (debt and equity) as their compensation is dependent on dollar volume. Therefore, someone that enjoys finance and real estate, but is also sales oriented would probably fit well, as most people transition from underwriting deals to originating debt/equity after a few years.
  • This is a rare opportunity and small industry. There are only 3 people working for NBS Finance in Seattle and they have about 5 main competitors within the Seattle market that are all similar size.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION, Please contact the Career Center & GAMP office and we will provide you with the contact info for the alum who referred this position.

The Career Center & GAMP office is located on the 2nd Floor of the Crosby Student Center (Room #211).  You can contact us by e-mail at careercenter&gamp@gonzaga.edu or phone 313-4234.

 

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