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Weekend Producer, WAFF-48, Hunstville, AL 

FAMU grad Denise Chandler is the executive producer at the station (posted 9.14.2019)


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Editor, Association Communications, National Assn of Home Builders 

NAHB seeks an experienced copy editor and writer to serve as the gatekeeper for all things editorial. This person will have a hand in developing and refining remarks, magazine columns, blog posts, web content and much more for NAHB’s communications team.

The editor works cooperatively with staff to ensure that presentations and written materials advance the association's advocacy agenda and strengthen its status as the voice of the housing industry.

Candidates for this position must be creative, self-motivated and effective under pressure. The ideal candidate will be meticulous in their attention to detail and familiar with AP Style. They should have a history of producing high-quality writing, such as news articles, press releases, reports, opinion editorials, letters to the editor and speeches. The editor must be able to work with a wide range of professionals from various perspectives – legislative, legal, technical and economic – to digest and explain complex issues in a concise manner. Candidates should enjoy research on a broad range of subjects and have a passion for learning.

Qualified candidates should have a minimum of six years’ experience in traditional news media and/or public relations, as well as a proven history as a writer and editor. Proficiency in social media, photo editing and web content management is preferred. A Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, English or related field, or the equivalent in education and experience, is required.

To be considered for this position, please visit nahb.org/jobs.



Bridges to Independence (Bridges) seeks a Community Engagement Associate to support fundraising, events, communications, and volunteer efforts in order to raise funds and the organizational profile with partners, donors, and volunteers. The goal of the position is to help advance Bridges’ mission by expanding the development initiatives and network of support. This position is an exciting opportunity to get a taste for various areas in the field of development. Work flow will vary day to day and may include data entry, communications, prepping mailings, coordinating volunteers, and fielding calls for in-kind donations. This position is supervised by the Chief of Philanthropic Partnerships Officer (CPPO) and supervises interns.

A successful candidate will demonstrate competency in the following areas, as well as works well in a faced-paced environment, is eager to learn, asks thoughtful questions, and is willing to be a part of a dedicated team.

  1. Development/Fundraising
    • Execute the day-to-day internal tasks for the development division in support of the CPPO
    • Input gift information in the donor management database and process letters
    • Provide reports to CPPO on status of fundraising goals and pulls email and mailing lists
    • Provide research to CPPO on individual prospects or grant opportunities
    • Track and report on renewal of gifts, as well as period of partnership
    • Support the CPPO with partnerships, including faith-based organizations, nonprofits, and some corporations, especially as it pertains to employee giving campaigns
    • When needed, backstop the CPPO by attending community events, giving presentations, or hosting shelter tours
    • When needed, liasion to Programs team and attend staff meetings for CPPO
    • Field inquiries regarding in-kind donations in collaboration with program team

  1. Event Logistics and Execution

  • Support fundraising event logistics, including timelines, vendor agreements, etc.
  • Fulfill and track corporate sponsorship benefits
  • Work with CPPO on securing event program speakers and implement speaker logistics
  • Oversee silent auction, including driving content for auction letters and auction e-appeals
  • Manage registration, including confirming contact details with event participants, reporting out on current status to goal, and identifying opportunities to promote event registrations
  • Reach out to community partners regarding events in collaboration with CPPO
  • Oversee event volunteers, event volunteer timelines, and event volunteer communications
  • Provide logistical support for peer-to-peer and beneficiary events
  • Collaborate with the CPPO on special events, such as cultivation and stewardship events
  • Support Programs team with any special events, such as Client Recognition events

  1. Communications and Special Campaigns
    • Provide support to CPPO on implementing a communications strategy and overall brand management
    • Develop and maintain relationships with local media for news and advertisements
    • Provide support to the CPPO on creating content for communications pieces, such as e-blasts, newsletters, short video clips, annual reports, appeal letters, brochures, etc.
    • Oversee social media, including scheduling posts and monitoring online activity
    • Provide support to the CPPO in managing the collecting of success stories and drafting content for external dissemination
    • Drafts non-governmental grants and letters of intent as needed
    • Manages special fundraising campaigns such as GivingTuesday, SpringIn2Action, etc.
    • Provides support and serves as liaison for workplace giving campaigns, including setting up opportunities to table/speak, and managing any needed giveaways

  1. Volunteer Management

  • Support building and growing a volunteer program, including recruitment, screening, training, placement, recognition and evaluation of volunteers.
  • Serve as liaison to the community and volunteer organizations regarding volunteering opportunities
  • Field volunteer inquiries of those looking to get involved with the organzation
  • Update or create volunteer handouts and presentation materials
  • Collaborate with the CPPO and staff to place volunteers in programs
  • Assist in organizing annual volunteer recognition and appreciation events
  • Represent Bridges to Independence at various volunteer community events

Other duties as needed.

Qualifications & Required Skills:

  • Bachelor-level degree from an accredited college/university plus at least one year of fundraising and development experience or the equivalent in years of relevant experience
  • Excellent customer-service demeanor and ability to respond in a time-sensitive manner
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, especially via phone and email
  • Strong proficiency in donor management software
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Constant Contact, and social media platforms
  • Ability to demonstrate accountability for results
  • Ability to influence without being in a position of influence
  • Demonstrated sound judgment, professionalism and a positive attitude
  • Demonstrated critical thinking, including resourcefulness, creativity and strong problem-solving
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining strong attention to detail

How to Apply: For consideration, please email a cover letter, resume, salary history, and one writing sample to Christina Armstrong, Chief of Philanthropic Partnerships Officer at carmstrong@bridges2.org with the subject line “Community Engagement Associate.” No phone calls please.


 

Deputy Editor, Audience

HuffPost

  • HuffPost is seeking a creative, energetic and deeply skilled audience growth leader to help HuffPost cultivate the largest, most engaged, most loyal and diverse readership and viewership in digital news. 
  • The ideal candidate will have serious data chops, SEO expertise, wide-ranging experience optimizing stories for social distribution, keen news judgment, clever approaches to storytelling, strong management skills, and a proven track record of collaborating successfully across sizable organizations.
  • You will drive thoughtful conversations that lead to meaningful changes in how we approach content ideation, platform development and new formats to reach the many communities that comprise our vast audience. Listening will be central to your communications across the audience team and throughout the newsroom.
  •  You will invest in thoughtful experimentation throughout your work, harnessing data as a tool to deliver audience insights and drive decision-making across other editorial teams with clarity and confidence.
  •  You enjoy leading and managing a team of smart and engaged audience editors, improving workflows around many different audience activities and building trust in your leadership.
  • You will feel confident serving, at times, as audience lead in discussions across HuffPost, making decisions on behalf of a team handling myriad day-to-day activities.
  •  You will be joining a growing and diverse newsroom that reaches nearly 170 million people across the globe every month, and many millions more through our social platforms and partner portals like Yahoo and AOL, which together reach over a billion users every month.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as audience ambassador throughout HuffPost and across Oath, working with editorial teams to continuously improve audience-first activities
  • Lead audience optimization efforts, managing the day-to-day schedules and activities of five to eight audience editors focused specifically on search and social distribution
  • Serve as the head of audience’s deputy, working with him and other audience team leaders on team strategy and workflows, and stepping into some head of audience duties when he is unavailable
  • Lead audience team discussions across a range of activities, in collaboration with audience programming and audience strategy team leads
  • Work with other editorial teams across the newsroom to execute our overall audience strategy and achieve the newsroom’s audience goals, as well as content-specific audience plans
  • Support efforts to cultivate diverse audiences, diverse coverage and a diverse newsroom
  • Participate in executing audience-focused components of HuffPost’s business strategy, working closely with business development and sales teams on projects and workflows

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4-6 years of experience in audience growth and engagement activities as part of an editorial team
  • Strong background in social distribution, SEO and editorial analytics
  • Solid experience managing a team and achieving goals collaboratively
  • Comfortable conceiving of audiences for a wide range of content, from breaking news to lifestyle, entertainment, and beyond
  • Familiarity with and affinity for the HuffPost brand
  • Enjoys fostering a fun, creative, solutions-oriented work environment


 

PNASH PROGRAM COORDINATOR

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years. Organizational Mission: The Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health (PNASH) Center serves Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington by reducing occupational disease and injury among agricultural operators, workers and their families in the farming, forestry, and fishing industries. Our emphasis is on injury and illness research and prevention for vulnerable populations such as contract workers and children. The PNASH Center is housed within the University of Washington School of Public Health's Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. PNASH is one of a network of ten regional centers with foundational support from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC). PNASH's current 5-year portfolio includes projects in pesticide exposure, heat-related illness, animal handling, pediatric asthma, forest restoration, and commercial fishing.Environmental and Occupational Health has an outstanding opportunity for a PNASH Program Coordinator. The department is seeking an outstanding entry-level research administrator with a record of success in support to research faculty, staff, and students. The PNASH Center Program Coordinator will work under the PNASH Center Manager of Program Operations joining the Center's Administrative, Planning and Evaluation Core. PNASH is a federally and state grant funded program with 16 active projects spanning research, intervention and education activities. The Program Coordinator supports these activities with a combined annual budget of 2 million under the direction of the Center Program Manager. The PNASH Program Coordinator contributes to all Center activities, assists research project staff, and contributes to outreach to disseminate project results. An applicant must be willing and able to learn and master new computer programs and online technologies. This is an entry-level position with opportunity for growth within the Center and department in grant management, outreach communications, program evaluation and university administration. The Program Coordinator will play an essential role in ensuring that PNASH research is responsive and makes positive impacts in agricultural safety and health by supporting projects and Center-wide efforts across the Northwest region.GENERAL DUTIESAdministration *Office management including space/workstations, supplies, technology equipment/systems, and records management*Coordination of Pilot Project Program (regional small grants)*Support internal Center communications via calendar, list serve, and conferencing systems*Meeting and event organization and scheduling*Preparation of draft documents and reports (e.g. copy editing, formatting, data entry)*Supervise student hourly administrative assistant in organizational and project tasksEvaluation and Reporting*Support and use of online internal reporting database (FileMakerPro Server)*Monitor and record program metrics of activities, products, and outcomes*Direct PNASH personnel to Center resources, guidance and expertise to meet their evaluation and communications needs*Contribute to the writing and development of reports, factsheet and presentations - crafting 'success story' messages using narrative and visual communicationsFiscal, Contract, and Grant Management *Assist with preparation of grant proposal applications and sponsor reports*Support travel and purchasing requests*Provide internal policies and training support for Center personnel*Maintain fiscal records in compliance with Washington state audit requirementsOutreach and External Communications *Serve as a liaison between initial public inquiries and Center staff*Develop and maintain online product order and dissemination system with outside vendor*Contribute to tracking and communication of farming, fishing and forestry news through aginjurynews.com*Contribute to mass e-communications (e.g. Website, E-blast/newsletters, social media)*Maintain stakeholder contact database, and special product dissemination tracking activities*Assist with preparation for PNASH events and educational informationSpecial Project: Dairy Safety Training and Network Project*Schedule and coordinate meetings between team members and external partners*Catalog and summarize materials developed for worker training (in-person and online training)*Summarize and compare response to training questionnaire data*Contribute to development project informational materials, reports and dissemination As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.Requirements: High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in public health, occupational safety, research administration, business or nonprofit management, OR equivalent education/experience.Additional Requirements: Experience using a variety of database systems (eg, Drupal, FileMakerPro or Access), internet resources, and social media. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products and Adobe AcrobatEquivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.Desirable: *Exceptional interpersonal, written, and oral communications*Experience with University of Washington purchasing, systems and policies*Demonstrated excellence in customer service, attention to detail and organization*Research and education/training skills*Experience with user-interfacing online systems - development, evaluation, and maintenance.*Spanish language skills and bi-cultural experience*Experience working with Northwest agricultural (farming, fishing, forestry) industries and communitiesApplication Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed. 





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DAMON ARNOLD, WALB NEWS CHANNEL, ALBANY GA

Ann Wead Kimbrough truly changed my life, not only personally but professionally. She invested time and money to help cultivate my skills as an anchor/multimedia journalist. From vocal coaching to posture corrections, up to present day where she still critiques my work, so that I may excel further than I ever thought possible. A true angel in disguise.  

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AMIR WINDOM, SEVEN-TIME GRAMMY AWARD WINNING PRODUCER

Dean Kimbrough is truly a legend when it comes to integrated communication strategies, public relations and management in all forms. As busy as this lady is and has been her whole entire career, it seems a few things have remained the same; no matter if she's an executive at a company, a dean at a major university or representing personal clients like myself... Being Consistent and Highly Dependable has never wavered.