Campbellsville University: Job Opportunities and Some International Networking

Part-time employment opportunities:

Ever considered teaching college? If so, Campbellsville University (CU) may be for you.

1) CU’s seeking an adjunct instructor for one Public Speaking course this fall on the main campus in Campbellsville, KY.
2) CU’s seeking adjunct instructors to teach in its Mass Communications program at its Louisville location in 2016.

Must have a master’s degree, preferably in Journalism, Public Relations, Mass Communications or a related field. Interested? Please contact Rande Swann, at RandeSwann@gmail.com or call/text 502-592-2677.

 

Chat with Chinese Communicators:

Ever wondered how communicators abroad work? Well, Campbellsville University (CU) can help answer that. CU is hosting a delegation of Mass Communications college professors from Hubei, China in mid-September. The professors are visiting the U.S. to learn more about messaging via news gathering and reporting, public relations, social media and how these converge to inform our citizenry. If you’re interested in meeting the delegation, please contact Rande Swann at RandeSwann@gmail.com or call/text 502-592-2677.

Economic Innovation Group: Manager for Public Affairs

ECONOMIC INNOVATION GROUP

POSITION TITLE: Manager for Public Affairs
REPORTS TO: Senior Director for Communications & Public Affairs

THE ORGANIZATION

The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) is an ideas laboratory and advocacy organization dedicated to forging a more dynamic, entrepreneurial, and innovative U.S. economy for the 21st century. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., and led by an experienced, bipartisan team, EIG convenes leading experts from the public and private sectors, develops original research, and works to advance creative policy solutions that will bring new jobs, investment, and economic growth to communities across America.

THE ROLE

The Manager for Public Affairs will work with the Senior Director for Communications & Public Affairs and the broader EIG Executive Team and staff to develop and implement effective communications strategies, press activities, media relations, and public events that will promote the brand and reputation of EIG.

Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

• Strategic Communications – Support the development of key messaging around organizational and project goals.
• Public Relations – Actively cultivate and manage press relationships (including national, D.C., and financial and technology sectors) to ensure coverage surrounding all organization activities, events, and announcements.
• Writing – Write, edit, and produce a diverse portfolio of print and digital content,
including:
o External – social media posts, press releases, blog content, presentations,
speeches, and events-related materials.
o Internal – Memos, updates, presentations, and newsletters that inform internal stakeholders.
• Social Media – Implement a curated and thoughtful social media strategy that
generates broad interest among varied constituencies.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Minimum 5 years of public relations experience; economic policy and political communications experience preferred.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills.
• Proven experience drafting media materials, including press releases, fact sheets, speeches, and op-eds.
• Basic graphic design experience and website management skills.
• Skilled at developing high-quality presentations using Keynote or PowerPoint.
• Experience with email marketing software and content management systems.
• Adept at project management, handling competing priorities, and working collaboratively.
• Entrepreneurial spirit and desire to work in a start-up environment.
• Passion for bringing the voice of innovative entrepreneurs and investors to the national economic policy debate.
• Self-motivated, creative, organized, and deeply committed to personal and organizational excellence.

EDUCATION

A Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.

CONTACT

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Milica Cosic, with the subject line
“Manager for Public Affairs.”

Milica Cosic
Manager for Operations and Administration Economic Innovation Group
Milica@eig.org

December 2017 Program

Join the PRSA Bluegrass Chapter for our Holiday Mingle event to celebrate another great year as a chapter. Guests will enjoy casual networking, appetizers, and happy hour sponsored by the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau (LCVB). In true Louisville style, the signature cocktail for the evening will be the Old Fashioned. LCVB will also provide a special holiday gift for all attendees.
Thursday, December 14th
Networking – 4:30 p.m.
Closing – 6:30 p.m.
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Ali Center – Communications and Marketing Associate

Application Close Date: July 27, 2015

Job Description Summary: The Communications and Marketing Associate will be responsible for the support of the organization’s Communications, Public & Community Relations, and Marketing functions.

Position Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

Communication

  • Creates and edits content for print and digital communiqué, including the Ali Center web site and E-newsletters.
  • Contributes to social media planning, posting, expansion, and analytics.
  • Other support relating to Ali Center events, projects, activities, reporting, and correspondence.

Media/Public/Community Relations

  • Writes media advisories, press releases, social media posts, and other online and print copy that will provide positive publicity and press for the Ali Center.
  • Supports media relations function via questions, photo requests, information.
  • Tracks media coverage through reporting system.

Marketing

  • Work cross-functionally with other departments to promote Center-related programs and events and works to ensure new audience development that helps drive attendance.
  • Develops/expands tourism-related database, including the production of a new monthly E-newsletter to group tour audience.
  • Handles advertising requests and liaises with graphic designer.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, communications, or related field. Minimum of two years of communications/public relations/marketing experience.

Send resumes to: jellis@alicenter.org