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(12/30/14)

Graphic Designer – Part-Time

 

About the Job

The Graphic Designer will design marketing pieces – both electronic as well as printed media. This position also helps to launch email campaigns via Constant Contact. The Designer will use Office for Mac, Creative Suite 6 Design and Web Premium (including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Acrobat X Pro) and use HTML coding.

 

The position is fast-paced and the Graphic Designer can expect to work on numerous projects at one time.

 

Requirements:

  • Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize. Must be able to meet deadlines and handle constructive criticism
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Ability to work as part of a team as there is a great deal of collaboration required.
  • Ability to create design pieces quickly and efficiently. Must have a good design eye.
  • Good communication skills are required as there is significant interaction between departmental teams and may also be customer interaction.
  • Creative background and writing skills preferred.
  • HTML experience

 

CMG promotes a healthy lifestyle by providing a non-smoking environment. 

 

To apply, please submit your resume to dadavis@cmgpr.com

 

Job Description: Graphic Designer 

Graphic Designer Job Purpose: Prepares visual presentations by designing art and copy layouts.

 

Graphic Designer Job Duties:

  • Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and materials.
  • Plans concept by studying information and materials.
  • Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.
  • Obtains approval of concept by submitting rough layout for approval.
  • Prepares finished copy and art
  • Prepares final layout by marking and pasting up finished copy and art.
  • Ensures operation of company equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment.
  • Completes projects by coordinating with outside agencies, art services, printers, etc.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending design workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills/Qualifications: Graphic Design Skills, Layout Skills, Creative Services, Customer Focus, Creativity, Flexibility, Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Desktop Publishing Tools, Acute Vision

Senior Account Executive – Full Time

Memphis-based PR agency seeks strategic, driven and creative senior account executive. The Carter Malone Group, LLC (CMG) serves major healthcare, education and municipal clients, and has a unique agency culture. 

Candidate will be part of a cohesive and creative account team and will have frequent opportunity for client and agency leadership. Work will include media relations; writing; account organization and management in conjunction with team; PR strategy and planning; industry research; and social media analysis and recommendations. 

Candidate will assist in the development and execution of client PR plans, will have exposure to editorial and crisis communications training and is encouraged to bring new ideas to the agency and its clients. 

Candidate will have supervisory roles on account teams, overseeing associate account executives and interns.

The requirements to be an SAE at CMG are: 

§  Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism or a related field from a four-year accredited college or university 

§  Minimum of five years PR experience and social media expertise required 

§  Past management experience, agency experience and public relations background in healthcare, education and government is preferred 

§  Candidate should be well-versed in AP style and familiar with PR measurement and research tools, including Cision

Administrative Assistant - Fulltime

Reports to: President/CEO – The Carter Malone Group

Status: Full-time, regular employee

Position Summary

Under the direction of the President/CEO, Administrative Assistant is responsible for timely, proper and accurate processing of company information and communications within prescribed company controls and security, while maintaining company confidentiality.  Answers inquiries and obtains information for general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties.  Assists the staff  with the daily operation and management of administrative activities.

Essential Job Functions

  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen and forward calls, providing information, taking messages and scheduling appointments.
  • Perform administrative support tasks such as proofreading and transcribing handwritten information
  • Composing routine letters, memoranda and presentations and other documents.
  • Assembles and assists in gathering information for various reports and projects
  • Greet persons entering establishment, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destinations.
  • Hear and resolve questions or complaints from customers and public.
  • File and maintain records.
  • Transmit information or documents to customers, using computer, mail, or facsimile machine.
  • Schedule appointments, and maintain and update appointment calendars.
  • Analyze data to determine answers to questions from customers or members of the public.
  • Provide information about company, such as location of departments or offices, employees within the organization, or services provided.
  • Maintains a cooperative, courteous and helpful relationship with customers, vendors and employees.
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

 

Position Requirements & Qualifications

Education/Experience

·         Requires a high school diploma; at least 1 year of administrative office experience or other related job experience.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

·         Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork.

·         Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology.

·         Knowledge and use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, internet and office equipment.

·         Strong customer service skills.

·         Ability to meet deadlines.

·         Good written and oral communication skills.

·         Strong organizational skills.

·         Positive attitude.

·         Ability to work with little supervision.

 

Environmental Conditions & Physical Demands

 

·         The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts requiring normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms; use of safe work practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls and observance of fire regulations.

·         The work environment will require walking, standing, bending and carrying of items weighing 5-15 lbs.  Also, the employee must have manual dexterity, visual and auditory acuity.

·         Some repetitive motion is involved.


(11/14/14)

WKNO - Job Posting

Position Title:
 Promotions Manager
Division: Development & Communications
Department: Director of Development & Communications
 

Purpose of Position:  This position has primary responsibility for WKNO-TV institutional image and to be responsible for developing and implementing a communications plan managing the branding message, promotions, advertising, public relations and community engagement internally and externally.

Basic Duties/Responsibilities

·        Work with station management to define and maintain station brand.
·        Serve as station Spokesperson.
·        Create plans for promoting television program schedule including developing targeted promotion for specific campaigns.
·        Serve as station contact for communication materials for national programs distributed by WKNO-TV.
·        Maintain digital media including Web and Social Media.
·        Develop advertising buys.
·        Serve as station contact for viewers and prepare monthly viewer report

·        Produce monthly printed newsletter for station donors and prepare weekly e-newsletter and  e-blasts  for specific programs via Constant Contact.

·        Coordinate community engagement activities including planning and producing program previews, panel discussions, PBS LearningMedia teacher trainings and participation at community events. 

·        Ability to prepare grants for community engagement activities

·       
Prepare local program descriptions to TV Operations for listings services and monthly report on local programs to Programming.

·        Administer the Promotions Department budget.

·       
Work cooperatively with others to further the mission and goals of the organization

·        Other job-related duties as assigned by the Director of Development & Communications.


Minimum Job Specifications


·       
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Broadcasting, Marketing or other related field with three year work experience.

·       
Two years experience with Social Media  and Graphic Design preferred.

·       
Excellent writing, interpersonal and computer skills required.

·       
Ability to respond to adjusting priorities and work well under pressure.

·       
Occasional night and weekend work may be required.

·       
At times may have to lift up to 30 pounds.

 

Apply in writing to: Deb Smith (dsmith@wkno.org)

WKNO Executive Assistant
7151 Cherry Farms Road
Cordova, TN  38016

Job is open until filled -  EEO – No phone calls please

 


 

 



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