Marketing Manager – Made In Space

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Work to build humanity’s future in space — enable people to go to the moon, Mars, and beyond. Made In Space, Inc. is developing breakthrough manufacturing technologies for space and terrestrial spin-offs.

Our goal: radically change the way we do space missions today by building everything you need for space, in space.

Among many other projects, Made In Space launched the commercially available Additive Manufacturing Facility to the ISS in 2016.

We are looking for a Marketing Writer who can develop clear, concise copy that reflects the exciting and innovative happenings at Made In Space. If you can write marketing copy that is out of this world, please fill out the application below.

Job Overview:

+ Writing effective marketing copy for all messaging channels
+ Develop corporate website content
+ Write corporate press releases
+ Shape and execute corporate and product line marketing and PR strategies
+ Develop customer guides, and more

Qualifications:

+ Ability to understand complex technology
+ Superior written and verbal communication skills
+ Detail-oriented
+ Organizational skills in a rapidly changing work environment
+ 3+ years of direct marketing communications experience
+ Must be a “U.S. person” as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)

Preferred Skills and Experience

+ Working within a budget
+ Experience with B2G marketing
+ Proven experience marketing cutting-edge technology
+ Excitement about space and a startup environment

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Assistant Superintendent – Government & Community Relations – Brevard County Public Schools

Assistant Superintendent – Government & Community Relations
QUALIFICATIONS
1. Master’s degree required in public relations, communications, or a closely related field. Coursework in
journalism and/or graphic arts is highly desirable.
2. Minimum of five years of progressively responsible and successful experience, including supervisory duties, in
positions similar to a Public Information Officer.
3. Education-related experience preferred.
4. Valid Florida Driver License.

Job Goal
Plan, develop, and implement a broad-scope public information program to effectively serve local citizens and other interested individuals, organizations, and institutions providing accurate, timely, and complete information concerning Brevard County Public Schools. Provide cost effective and quality printing services for the schools, offices, and departments of the District in an efficient manner. Provide effective legislative, governmental, and business relations. Plan and manage physical requirements for effective Board meetings, public hearings, and related events. Develop & maintain effective relationships with all media to include the local press and radio/television organizations and agencies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Ability to establish effective working relationships with district schools, offices, and department personnel and to demonstrate skills necessary to develop these employees as public information producers for the district. Ability to demonstrate interpersonal and professional skill with members of the public, the news media, and representatives of other interested organizations and individuals by providing accurate, timely, and complete information as requested and/or desired. Knowledgeable of the legislative process and skilled in both governmental and business relations. Demonstrated ability to compose interesting stories, reports, and related publications, news releases, and other documents/programs necessary to effectively communicate district data, information, and events. Possess expert editorial skills and demonstrated knowledge of both printed and electronic media – including production of video and audio programs/events. Skilled in budget management, cost accounting, estimating, and scheduling.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES – ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Establishes effective two-way communication systems between schools, offices, departments and the district; the
press and media, and the public.
2. Effectively interprets board policy and district procedure to interested citizens, organizations, institutions, and
agencies.
3. Plans, develops, produces, and distributes internal and external publications to include staff and parent
newsletters, annual reports, brochures, new releases, feature articles, and other documents and materials as
required.
4. Plans and develops TV and other electronic media programs for production and distribution.
5. Serves as the Public Information Officer for Brevard County Public Schools to include official liaison with all news
media representatives relative to activities, events, and /or circumstances involving the District.
6. Assists school and district personnel and Board members in planning public participation events and programs to
include regularly scheduled Board meetings and hearings.
7. Provides training relative to school and community public relations processes and procedures from district
employees and school-associated groups and organizations.
8. Assesses public attitudes toward the District and keeps the Superintendent informed of issues, concerns, and/or
important events or circumstances.
9. Attends all meetings of the Board to assist with the media.
10. Plans, organizes, and conducts recognition programs for students and employees as appropriate.
11. Manages the district’s Printing Services function.
12. Provides administrative support to the Brevard Schools Foundation and other related business/industrial
relationships with the District.
13. Provides the district’s legislative liaison functions.
14. Perform other duties as assigned commensurate with the skills and abilities of the position.
15. Provide outstanding customer service and use positive interpersonal communications skills.
16. Make all decisions and perform all tasks in accordance with Brevard Public Schools’ Organizational Values.
17. Ensure compliance with Board rules and applicable federal laws and regulations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORKING CONDITIONS
Sedentary Work: Exerts up to 10 pounds of force consistently to lift, carry, push, pull or move objects.The Brevard County School District will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

EVALUATION
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

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PUBLIC RELATIONS ASSOCIATE – Firehouse Subs®

PUBLIC RELATIONS ASSOCIATE
Reports To: Senior Public Relations Manager
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Firehouse Subs® is one of the nation’s leading fast casual restaurant chains with a commitment to and passion for hearty and flavorful food, heartfelt service and public safety. Join an exciting, fast-paced and high energy environment, and the hub of the communication network for more than 1030 restaurants across 44 states, Puerto Rico and Canada.

The Public Relations Associate will assist the Senior Public Relations Manager with all facets of the brand’s external communications.

Scope of Anticipated Duties:
– Assists the Senior Public Relations Manager with of all facets of public relations for the brand and its franchise community
– Will be trained to serve as the day-to-day liaison with the brand’s contracted PR agency of record to communicate strategy, brand vision, storylines, goals, and integrated campaigns
– Coordinates the planning, development and execution of PR activities in accordance with the brand’s PR and business objectives
– Guides day-to-day development of PR activities within approved plans and ensures time schedules are met
– Acquires thorough knowledge of the many differentiators of Firehouse Subs, the restaurant industry and Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
– Generates media leads and creative ideas through proactive research and competitive analysis for new PR opportunities
– Writes PR copy from conception to completion for the brand’s U.S. and Canada online press rooms, newsletter feature stories, speeches, presentations, and more
– Manages the brand’s U.S. and Canada online press rooms
– Responsible for in-house media monitoring software services, building publicity reports and campaign reports
– Works with Reporting & Analytics team to analyze PR results across sales
– Develops a PR archive system for all press assets throughout brand history
– Processes inbound email from PR team inbox, as directed
– Builds and nurtures productive business relationships with the PR agency, media, Executive and Leadership teams, area representatives, franchisees, and other outside organizations, headquarters departments and colleagues
– Provide council on media opportunities and media training
– Coordination and/or attendance at media interviews, as needed
– Full ownership of headquarters media opportunities in Jacksonville, Fla. In conjunction with PR agency
– Daily approval of press releases and messaging
– Coordination of media choreography with PR team
– Coordination of national media opportunities with PR team
– Coordination of VIP media events with PR team
– Monitor media coverage and manage media highlights reports
– Develop and write bi-monthly PR highlights report for Executive and Leadership teams
– Reviews and prepares vendor billing for approval
– Assist Senior Public Relations Manager with development of annual PR plans
– Responsible for accumulation of mid-year and end of year PR reports, publicity reports, end of year PR presentation to CEO/CFO, and more)
– Support Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, the “heart of Firehouse Subs” from fundraising events and volunteering to PR consulting
– Support the Department of Corporate Communications team with all needs, including internal communications, event planning, government affairs, crisis communications, and more

Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in communications, public relations, journalism or a related field
Minimum of two years of public relations work experience including agency experience, and proof they can help get great work produced
Knowledge of agency account service is a must
Experienced agency internship
Solid understanding of the role between agency and client
Ability to be cross-trained
Impeccable writing and editing skills
Proficient in AP style
Strong attention to detail
Positive attitude and self-starter
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously; thrives under pressure
Strong public speaking skills; must be able to present to large groups
Experience with graphic design and/or publishing software is a plus
Experience with photography and video production is a plus
Eager and motivated to grow with the Firehouse Subs brand
Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred education and experience:
Restaurant industry experience is a plus
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Marketing and Communications Specialist – HRSS Consulting Group, LLC

Marketing and Communications Specialist
HRSS Consulting Group, LLC is a management consulting firm specializing in organizational development services in the government and commercial sector. Our growing business is looking to expand our team of experts and specifically are looking for individuals who want to be part of a fun and fast-paced work environment that values the motto “Work Hard, Play Hard.” Learn more about our company and team at:www.hrssconsultinggroup.com

General Summary of Responsibility: The marketing and communications specialist helps serve as the “voice of the organization” to the outside world, advancing the business’ interests and future opportunities for the company. The marketing and communications specialist is involved in creating, editing, and producing content and materials. This part-time position is located in Cocoa, FL with possible telework option. Position is entry level.

Marketing and Communications Specialist Job Responsibilities:
 Develops, implements and manages various company communications like printed and electronic copy, eNewsletters, mass emails, social media, website, blogging, etc.
 Writes copy, edits, and distributes internal and external communications supporting overall company business strategy
 Works with other team members to assist with coordinating company’s marketing and communications efforts
 Creates presentations, communications plans, company communications materials, media press releases and provides event assistance
 Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
 Contributes to team effort by expediting related tasks
 Assists the company Office Coordinator and CEO/President with other duties as assigned

Skills/Qualifications:
– Willingness to learn new things
– Excellent due diligence skills
– Strong problem solving skills
– Self-starter with a professional, friendly demeanor
– Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
– Excellent demonstration of professionalism, creativity, and discipline
– Excellent organizational and time management skills
– Proficient demonstration of website development, use of MailChimp and blogging
– Excellent computer skills and MS Office proficiency
– Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
– Excellent persuasive writing skills
– Ability to adhere to precise quality and style guidelines
– Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions
– Ability to work both individually and collaboratively
– Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with some supervision

Education:
 Must possess an associate’s degree, professional certificate or equivalent work experience

Experience:
 Must have working knowledge and one-year experience with developing websites,
eNewsletters, flyers, social media, and other copy
 2 years of Marketing and Communication experience preferred

Compensation:
 Hourly rate is negotiable dependent upon education and experience level
Flexible work environment. Part-time status.

Please send resumes to info@hrssconsultinggroup.com.

Client Relations Specialist – HRSS Consulting Group, LLC

Client Relations Specialist
HRSS Consulting Group, LLC is a management consulting firm specializing in organizational development services in the government and commercial sector. Our growing business is looking to expand our team of experts and specifically are looking for individuals who want to be part of a fun and fast-paced work environment that values the motto “Work Hard, Play Hard.” Learn more about our company and team at:www.hrssconsultinggroup.com

Description: Client Relations Specialist
General Summary of Responsibility: Our Client Relations Specialist ensures our client engagements are nothing less than awesome by going above and beyond their expectations while working closely with our core HQ team and external consultants/ vendors. This part-time position is located in Cocoa, FL. The position is an entry level position.

Client Relations Specialist Job Responsibilities:
• Responsible for quality control of client engagement processes and products
• Responsible for coordination of clients services and delivery of training products
• Acts as a liaison with external consultants/vendors and clients; provides updates to clients on the progress of client projects
• Works with other team members to assist with coordinating logistics, training materials and equipment in support of workshops, training, seminars, retreats and other client engagements
• Provides exceptional communication and service to our clients, HQ team and external consultants/vendors
• Proactively engages clients and provides clients information by answering questions and requests in person, over the phone, and via email and/or social media
• Troubleshoots challenges and delivers possible solutions
• Proactively searches for ways to make the client experience exceptional; provides insight on how to continuously improve client experience
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
• Contributes to team effort and company growth by expediting related tasks, ensuring clients are highly satisfied with services and requesting client testimonials
• Assists the HRSS Office Coordinator and L&OD Specialist with other duties as assigned

Please send resumes to info@hrssconsultinggroup.com.

Job Opening: Dir. of Marketing & Communications, Preeclampsia Foundation

Preeclampsia Foundation (www.preeclampsia.org)
Established in 2000, we are the only national 501(c)(3) not-for-profit patient advocacy organization serving the 5-8% of pregnant women – 300,000 women each year in the U.S. –  who are affected by hypertensive disorders of pregnancy such as preeclampsia (formerly known as toxemia), eclampsia and HELLP syndrome. We are advised by a medical board comprising the top medical and scientific experts in preeclampsia and related fields, additionally partnering with other non-profit organizations, governmental agencies, academic institutions, and corporations to achieve our mission. Revenues are targeted to be $1M-$2M over each of next three years.

Our Mission
The Preeclampsia Foundation (PF) reduces maternal and infant illness and death due to preeclampsia, HELLP syndrome, and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy by providing patient support and education, raising public awareness, catalyzing research and improving healthcare practices.  We envision a world where preeclampsia no longer threatens the lives of mothers and babies.  For more information, please visit http://www.preeclampsia.org

Position Description
Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Director of Marketing & Communications will set and guide the strategy and execute the tactics for all communications, website, social media, public relations, and print collateral to consistently and effectively articulate Preeclampsia Foundation’s mission and messages. This individual will ensure that our Foundation is viewed as a primary, credible source of preeclampsia information within our diverse network and constituent base. S/He will work closely with a senior peer group within the organization as the communications partner on a variety of strategic initiatives. This is an immediate fill position.

To apply for this position:
•    Please email detailed resume with cover letter, writing samples and current contact information to: DirComm@preeclampsia.org
•    Also provide samples of media coverage secured through your proactive PR efforts
•    No phone calls, please.

Responsibilities
Preeclampsia Foundation is seeking an accomplished Director of Marketing & Communications for an “in-house” leadership role within a complex (number and variety of constituents) nonprofit entity, in a disease-specific field, and covering areas such as website content, newsletters, social media and donor communications. The ability to take information and transform it into exciting, useful and results-oriented messages, and disseminate it to the right audiences through the best distribution channels is critical.

Specific responsibilities of the job include:

•    Annual Communications Strategy (5%)
o    Develop, implement and evaluate an annual communications strategy
o    Create and maintain communications workback calendar
o    Measure and analyze all communications, incorporating results into strategic planning

•    Branding (5%)
o    Act as the gatekeeper for Foundation’s brand and message; approve all external communications, presentations, print collateral, etc. to ensure brand consistency and top-notch quality
o    Define consistent messaging and branding for overall organization and individual programs

•    External Communications (40%)
o    Develop, manage and implement Foundation’s external public relations and communication plans, strategies and tactics (e.g., Preeclampsia Awareness Month)
o    Develop and implement communication plans (e.g., Preeclampsia Awareness Month)
o    Develop, distribute and maintain all external print and electronic communications including:
•    Monthly e-newsletter
•    Biannual print newsletter
•    Brochures
•    Patient education materials
•    Coordination of PSA activities (print, radio, TV, online)
•    Website (www.preeclampsia.org)
•    Ensure relevant and current information is consistently posted (article links, stories, events, etc.)
•    Engage website review focus groups; guide strategic development of website and other electronic media
•    Consult with ancillary PF website managers to ensure appropriate message and branding integration (www.promisewalk.org; http://www.preeclampsiaregistry.org)
•    Develop and manage external pool of writers to support above activities

•    Social Media (20%)
o    Direct social media strategy, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google+, and others as evolving social media platforms dictate (i.e., grow PF’s online profile)
o    Perform timely social media postings, updates, both reactive and proactive

•    Influential Media (20%)
o    Cultivate and maintain media relationships; continually pushing stories to media
o    Write press releases and articles and distribute to appropriate channels
o    Develop and maintain key editorial relationships (traditional and nontraditional influential media)
o    Proactive and reactive engagement with media
o    Development of media database
o    Tracking and measuring effectiveness of media coverage

•    Fundraising & Development support (10%)
o    Sponsor prospectus or other marketing materials in support of fundraising activities
o    Create electronic and print fundraising appeals with support of development team

Qualifications
•    Bachelors or Master’s degree in a relevant field (public relations, journalism, communication, or marketing)
•    A minimum of 5-7 years professional communications experience
•    Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills
•    Thrives on managing and delivering a variety of key initiatives concurrently, under time and resource pressures
•    Detail and results-oriented, with strong knowledge of project management, budget processes, and measurement & evaluation of outcomes
•    Experience developing and implementing communications strategies
•    High energy, maturity, and leadership with the ability to serve as a unifying force and to position communications discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels
•    Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, and other supporters
•    Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives
•    Demonstrated attention to detail; delivers high quality products
•    Proven ability to develop communication strategies; comprehensive knowledge of media operations and expertise in the field of public relations and release of information for publication
•    Knowledge of the latest advances in digital and social media for effective patient advocacy communication, including (ideally) online communities, search engine optimization and other digital marketing tools
•    Proven ability to develop and maintain strategic networks of people and institutions, disseminating news and information effectively
•    Manage part-time, task-specific consultants depending on circumstances and needs (e.g., graphic designers, translation services, etc.)
•    Technical Skills: Demonstrated competency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), Constant Contact, Mail Chimp, survey tools (e.g., Survey Monkey), and online measurement tools such as Google Analytics, Klout, FB Insights, etc.
•    Ability for occasional travel required.
•    Some experience with Joomla/HTML code for website CMS, a plus.
•    Experience with small, non-profit organizations, a plus.
•    Familiarity with scientific, health or disease-specific communications, a plus.
•    Bi-lingual in English and Spanish, a plus.

Salary and Benefits:
•    Small non-profit patient advocacy organization; Compensation commensurate upon candidate’s experience
•    Many benefits available – to be reviewed post 90-day probationary period

To apply for this position:
•    Please email detailed resume with cover letter, writing samples and current contact information to: DirComm@preeclampsia.org
•    Also provide samples of media coverage secured through your proactive PR efforts
•    No phone calls, please.

PR Specialist/City of Cocoa

Cocoa

PR Specialist
City of Cocoa

The City of Cocoa, Florida, is a diverse city with a 2012 population of 17,253 and the City also serves as a regional water provider with more than 80,000 customers.  The City operates under the Council-Manager form of government, currently employs more than 400 employees, and has three collective bargaining units (LIUNA, PBA and IAFF).

A highly responsible public relations, promotions and marketing position involved in creating and implementing a comprehensive and multi-strategy public relations program to effectively communicate, manage, enhance, and create a positive image for the City of Cocoa. Work involves researching, planning, coordinating and supervising all communications related to the City utilizing all means and modes of media.  Work includes gathering, writing, and editing material to be released to newspapers, broadcast media, targeted audiences, and the general public. Work requires coordination of public relations efforts amongst and between City Departments and the exercise of some independent judgment and initiative. As warranted, the position will serve as a spokesperson for the City. Position reports to the City Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and implements public relations and communication strategies and plans to promote the City’s programs, services and accomplishments.
  • Seeks opportunities to promote the City and increase understanding of major issues affecting the City by residents, the media, business and the general public.
  • Acts as the primary liaison to the media. Coordinates media efforts between City departments. 
  • Serves as spokesperson for the City when appropriate.
  • Builds and maintains positive working relationships with media and cultivate an understanding and appreciation of the accomplishments and concerns of the City.
  • Writes or reviews all press releases for the City, letters to the editor and articles for newspapers and City publications and coordinate the dissemination of information to the public.
  • Develops and/or coordinates communication and promotional material with citizens through City and departmental publications, brochures, information packets, reports, newsletters, the media, websites, and social media.
  • Develops and manages the City’s social media presence including Facebook, Twitter, and other related sites. Drafts correspondence, prepared remarks, and presentations for the City Manager and the Mayor and City Council as directed by the City Manager’s Office upon request.
  • Organizes, plans and implements public relations and outreach efforts, including public meetings, press conferences and events.
  • Develops and implements resident and business surveys; researches and compiles data for reports.
  • Facilitates meetings of citizens, neighborhoods, business groups and task forces.
  • Participates in emergency management operations in drafting and/or communicating public advisory messages.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered for position.



KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY AND SKILLS:  Ability to design, create and produce marketing, advertising, and promotional material. Good organization skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks and switch between tasks quickly. Thorough knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of communications, public relations and marketing. Strong ability to communicate effectively and creatively, verbally and in writing, using a variety of formats and methods in a variety of situations, to diverse groups and individuals. Knowledge of and ability to maximize social media. Ability to facilitate public meetings and make public presentations.  Strong problem solving and strategic communication and marketing planning skills. Ability to create and maintain programs that promote a favorable community image of the City. Ability to interact effectively with the media. Ability to work in a variety of settings, independently and on teams and committees. Ability to exercise sound judgment. Ability to conduct research and analysis and to compile and disseminate information through a wide variety of applications. May be required to respond and assist in emergency management operations in the event of a natural or man-made disaster. May be required to attend Council meetings during evening hours, as requested by management, or attend other City functions as needed. 


ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:  Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including common office machines such as computers, typewriters, copiers, facsimile machines, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing, advertising, or other related field. Two or more years as a public relations specialist or related position. Proficient use with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and software related to the design and production of communication and marketing materials. Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license.
Special Requirements

EMERGENCY DECLARATION STATUS: Essential Employees may be required to work during an undeclared emergency and/or declared emergency. On an incident-by-incident basis, the employee’s Division Manager will make the determination as to who will be required to work.

 

SALARY

The current pay range is $36,000 to $58,500. The starting salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience and will be within the City’s budget.

 To review the full job posting/description, please visit our website at www.cocoafl.org/jobs.aspxInterested applicants must submit a complete Employment Application to City of Cocoa, Human Resources Division, 65 Stone Street, Cocoa, FL32922. Applications can also be submitted by fax to (321) 433-8445 or by email humanresources@cocoafl.org. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute for a completed application. The position will remain open until filled.

TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE: THE ARTS COUNCIL of MARTIN COUNTY

To apply for either of these positions, please contact:

Nancy K Turrell, Executive Director, The Arts Council of Martin County772-287-6676 ext 14

POSITION: Events & Sponsorship Manager STATUS: Full-Time

SUPERVISOR: Executive Director

Summary: The Events and Sponsorship Manager provides direct support to all aspects of the annual ArtsFest as well as supports organization-wide efforts to develop a strong and vibrant sponsorship program. The Events & Sponsorship manager also provides support to other event committees.

Responsibilities:

ARTSFEST

• Facilitates all ArtsFest related activities, including planning, logistics, marketing, sponsorship, entertainment, and artist relations

• Supports and coordinates activities of the ArtsFest volunteer steering committee to ensure implementation

• Provides support to the volunteer recruitment process

• Provides and maintains an up to date roster of participating artists, sponsors and volunteers

• Maintains relationships with vendors, government officials and others who impact the festival’s success

• Creates content for use in e-newsletters, social media, and website

GENERAL EVENT PLANNING and MANAGEMENT

• Coordinates and supports our community and fund raising events including, ArtsFest, mARTies Awards and other events that foster a increased public awareness of the ARTS COUNCIL mission and role

• Works with a variety of committees to implement the above events and programs

• Organizes and provides staff support to and recruit such committee or sub-committee persons or others necessary to carry out events, assuring compliance with THE ARTS COUNCIL mission, goals, and policies.

• Prepares annual budget requests and monitor budget for all events

• Executes community events and programs that fit our mission statement and provide good collaboration and community benefit as well as increased visibility for THE ARTS COUNCIL

• Researches and implements new and unique fundraising efforts to increase the awareness of THE ARTS COUNCIL in the community and raise funds for the organization

SPONSORSHIP

• Manages all aspects of the sponsorship program including – requests, acknowledgment, sponsorship placement and deliverables

• Secures sponsorship for programs and events with assistance from volunteer committee

• Creates an appealing sponsorship program for implementation and use by volunteers and staff

• Manages an on-going relationship management effort to ensure renewal and upgrades from existing sponsors

• Reaches out to new sponsorship prospects

• Provides support and information to the Fund Development committee to assist them in their efforts

OFFICE SUPPORT

• Supports Board as requested by Executive Director

• Provides assistance to Executive Director as needed

Performs other duties as assigned and/or directed.

1. Education – Bachelors degree in marketing, events management, or arts administration preferred.

2. Related Work Experience – Minimum of 3 years of experience in a related position.

3. Technical Skills – Experience working with regional media sources, sponsorship prospects and the community is preferred. Hands-on and documentable experience with implementation of similar events is required.

4. Non-Technical Skills – Experience in volunteer management and execution. Competencies in marketing planning, budgeting, agenda planning, contracting, negotiating, and fund raising are critical. Ability to assess (trouble-shoot), recommend (identify options) and/or resolve (give direction) in problem areas.

5. Communication Skills – Requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate teams (oftentimes a volunteer team) to produce quality results within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects. Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings. Must have keen judgment to prioritize, plan, execute and accomplish goals in timely manner with accurate results.

6. Physical Requirements – Use of all limbs and senses. Routine and frequent walking, sitting, standing, talking, and reaching; expected to lift items not more than fifty (50) pounds; ability of close vision and adjustment in focus. Must be able to climb stairs to access 2 required to drive within the scope of assignments.

7. Environmental Conditions – Generally, office environment with moderate noise levels with regular interruptions. Exposure to weather and other outside environments when preparing for events.

8. Personal/Professional Representation – Professional attire, personal appearance and demeanor to best represent image of the Arts Council of Martin County.

9. Hours of Work – Routinely, Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm, with availability for later or early daily hours and weekends for attending or coordinating events and meetings.

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POSITION: Gallery & Arts Education Manager STATUS: Part-Time, Flexible

SUPERVISOR: Executive Director

Summary:

The Gallery & Arts Education Manager supports all efforts of The Arts Council of Martin County while focused on the programmatic efforts related to the Court House Cultural Center Gallery and the Arts Education programs along with the related coordination of volunteers and special projects.

Responsibilities:

PROGRAMMATIC: CULTURAL CENTER GALLERIES

• Support Gallery Committee in planning CHCC exhibitions by maintaining records, committee meeting minutes and agendas related to their efforts

• Support administrative needs of the Gallery Committee for gallery exhibitions including artworks lists and labels, name cards for artwork, and preparation of acceptance letters/contracts and other related correspondence

• Maintains an attendance record of Gallery Visitors and guests for reporting purposes

• Recruits, places, trains and supervises receptionists (docents) at the information desk for the galleries.

• Gathers information on upcoming artists for future use in PR and marketing materials

• Compiles and maintains information from artists on value for insurance purposes and corporate files

• Updates MartinArts.org website with pertinent information on a regular basis

PROGRAMMATIC: ARTS EDUCATION

• Works with Arts Education Committee to oversee and implement the Picture People, Marvin S Cone

High School Juried Art Show and Plein Air Arts Day programs

• Maintains relationships with school-based and community-based arts teachers

• Implements evaluation of programs required for grants reporting and programmatic analysis

• Provides assistance and support to the kids area at ArtsFest

• Updates MartinArts.org website with pertinent information on a regular basis

GENERAL SUPPORT

• Provides up to date information for all Council publications and communications efforts as relevant to

assigned programmatic areas

• Answer phone calls and assist callers with questions in a professional manner

• Provides general information for the public on Council activities

DATABASE MANAGEMENT / RECORD KEEPING

• Creates and maintains list of volunteers and schedules for Gallery Docents, Gallery Committee and Arts

Education Committee to ensure their inclusion on email and regular mailings of the Council

• Updates website and related calendars with meeting and event dates

Performs other duties as directed.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

1. Education – College degree in arts administration or fine arts preferred.

2. Related Work Experience – Minimum of three years of experience in a related position. Related positions may include teaching art, managing a gallery or a combination.

3. Technical Skills – Demonstrated experience with implementation of training or teaching programs, curriculum development, budget management/development, volunteer management and program evaluation preferred. Experience in managing a gallery preferred. A working knowledge of grant or proposal writing is preferred. Proficiency in basic office technology required.

4. Non-Technical Skills – Knowledge of current trends in arts education and in the fine arts fields. Ability to interact and develop relationships with creative people. Ability to assess (trouble-shoot), recommend

(identify options) and/or resolve (give direction) in problem areas.

5. Communication Skills – Requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to motivate teams to produce quality results within tight timeframes and budgets and simultaneously manage several projects. Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings. Must have keen judgment to prioritize, plan, execute and accomplish goals in timely manner with accurate results.

6. Physical Requirements – Use of all limbs and senses. Routine and frequent walking, sitting, standing, talking, and reaching; expected to lift items not more than twenty (20) pounds; ability of close vision and adjustment in focus. Must be able to climb stairs to access 2 required as it may be required to drive within the scope of assignments.

7. Environmental Conditions – Generally, office environment with moderate noise levels and regular interruptions. Exposure to weather and other outside environments when attending and/or coordinating programs.

8. Personal/Professional Representation –Professional attire, personal appearance and demeanor to best represent image of the Arts Council of Martin County.

Hours of Work – Routinely, Tuesday through Friday, 10 am-4pm, with availability for later or early daily hours and weekends for implementing specific programs or events or attending meetings. May require an occasional Saturday to maintain regular gallery hours (11 am -2 pm).

The City of Melbourne Hiring: Public Information Officer

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER   –   POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

RATE OF PAY: $45,136/AN

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism or related field; experience in journalism, publications, or public relations, marketing and communications or any equivalent combination of acceptable education, training, and experience.  Proven track record of accomplishment in the field.  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license. Applicants who possess a valid out of state driver’s license must obtain the Florida driver’s license within 10 days of employment.

Completion of City employment application is required.  A resume may be included with the employment application but not used in place of a City employment application.  Applications may be obtained from the Personnel Office between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., or may be printed from the City of Melbourne website www.melbourneflorida.org.  You may fax your application to 321-608-7818, or scan and email your application to personnel@melbourneflorida.org.

The City of Melbourne is an Equal Opportunity/Veteran’s Preference/Drug-Free Workplace.  Post offer pre-employment drug testing is conducted.  In addition, the City of Melbourne conducts reasonable suspicion, random, post accident, fitness for duty and follow-up drug and alcohol testing in accordance with state and federal law. The City reserves the right to re-advertise positions or to not fill positions after advertising.

Eau Gallie Arts District Main Street is Hiring an Executive Director!

Eau Gallie Arts District Main Street is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the arts, historic preservation and the economic revitalization of the old Eau Gallie downtown section of Melbourne, Florida. As the organization’s only staff person, the Executive Director works with a volunteer Board of Directors and committees to implement the national Main Street four-point model for community revitalization and the Board’s annual work plan.
Primary duties:
  • Manage and coordinate the day-to-day operations of EGAD Main Street.
  • Coordinate the activity of EGADMS committees, ensuring that communication between committees is well established; assist and guide committees with implementation of work plans.
  • Raise brand awareness of the organization by maintaining a timely and effective system of communications, including production and dissemination of a periodic newsletter, website updates, news releases, presentations and social media.
  • Assist in planning and coordinating EGADMS projects, special events, fundraising initiatives, volunteer management and recruiting.
  • Provide administrative support for managing the EGADMS board to include preparation of meeting materials, scheduling, communications, documentation and an annual work plan.
  • Manage administrative aspects of the EGADMS program, including purchasing, record keeping; assist in budget development, and preparing all reports required by the state Main Street program and by the National Trust Main Street Center.
  • Develop, in conjunction with the EGADMS board, strategies for downtown economic development through historic preservation utilizing the community’s human and economic resources. Become familiar with all persons and groups directly or indirectly involved in the downtown commercial district (stakeholders).
  • Represent the organization in the community and develop strong, positive working relationships with area merchants, property owners, residents and state and local public officials.
  • Provide assistance in coordinating joint promotional events with downtown merchants, such as seasonal festivals, sidewalk sales, etc., with the goal of improving the quality and excitement of events to attract people downtown.
Compensation: Salary in the Mid-30s; paid time off after 90 days; no health benefits at this time.
Required Education & Skills
College degree preferred; at least four years of sophisticated administrative experience, preferably in a nonprofit; excellent written and verbal communications skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite software; ability to establish strong working relationships; experience analyzing and interpreting data, policies and procedures; ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when dealing with vendors, property and business owners and the general public
E-mail cover letter and resume by April 27 to info@eaugalliearts.com.
A more detailed job description will be provided to applicants chosen for interview.