Full Time Positions/Internships
v-Fluence Interactive - v-Fluence Interactive, a leader in the field of online marketing and public relations, is seeking a full time Associate with a bachelor's degree and at least one year of related work (or internship) experience to join our Online Market Analysis team and conduct the research required to show our clients what's being said online and how they should respond. In essence, you'll become a client's "eyes and ears" online and will fast become our "in-house expert" on specific client issues, particularly as they transpire online, which will help ensure that your clients successfully achieve their online PR and marketing goals. Responsibilities include: researching the players and nuances of specific topic areas online (e.g., healthcare - diabetes drugs; energy - biofuels) via online and offline research; synthesizing information for clients (i.e., effectively summarize online content, such as an online news story or blog posting with client goals in mind); evaluating data that helps define influence and visibility for content and/or discussion that appears online; conducting trends analysis; and, developing and/or promoting functional/industry specialties (e.g., search engine optimization; social media engagement; healthcare; food/agriculture). v-Fluence Interactive, a leader in the field of online public relations and marketing , is headquartered in St. Louis and has team members in San Diego, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and New York. Associates are expected to work in the St. Louis office. Qualifications include: strong writing and analytic skills; excellent research abilities; ability to work in teams and individually; ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines; Internet and computer literacy, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; experience with Internet production methods, including HTML, blogs, imaging, multimedia and basic Web site architecture helpful. v-Fluence offers competitive salaries and benefits. Benefits for full time employees include group health, dental, vision and life insurance; stock options; a 401(k) plan; potential annual bonus and professional development opportunities. For more about v-Fluence, please visit our Web site at: www.v-fluence.com/
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill - U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is seeking applicants for a Communications Assistant to help implement both press and new media strategy. Duties will include compiling and tracking press clips, drafting press releases and advisories, coordinating the senator's weekly radio conference call, booking satellite interviews, drafting e-newsletters, assisting with the senator's presence on social networking sites, and overseeing press distribution lists. Applicants should have a strong interest in both traditional press and new media. Missouri ties are a plus. Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Trailnet - Trailnet, the region's preeminent provider of program, planning, and policy advocacy for bicyclists and pedestrians, is seeking an E-Communications Coordinator. Trailnet leads in fostering healthy and active communities through innovative programs, planning, and policy that promote walking and bicycling throughout the St. Louis bi-state region. This position reports to the Director of Development and Communications, and collaborates closely with program, administrative, and fundraising staff. The Coordinator serves as the organization's primary resource for internal and external electronic communications skills and leadership. Responsibilities include: website management, e-news design and delivery, social networking, graphic design and IT support. This is a full-time salary exempt position with competitive benefits. Trailnet is an equal opportunity employer. Download Complete job description (pdf, 44 kb) Resumes accepted only by email (HR@Trailnet.org). Please include a one-page cover letter, two or three web addresses you have developed or currently maintain, graphic design samples if available, and references. Trailnet is an equal opportunity employer.
- The Mathews-Dickey Boys' & Girls' Club - immediate full-time opening for a Public Relations & Special Events Assistant; The ideal candidate possesses both strong people and writing skills, with a can-do attitude and commitment to going above and beyond to get the job done; Skills in social media and web design are a definite plus; In addition to the public relations functions, the applicant will perform receptionist and programmatic duties; Job Summary: Under the direction of the Vice President, Public Relations & Special Events, assists with all related departmental administrative functions;
Assists with planning and execution of annual fund-raising events, grant research and writing; Writes, distributes and mails press releases, fact sheets, calendar of events and media alerts; Serves as Volunteer Tutorial Program coordinator; Maintains and synchronizes executive meeting calendars, for VP, PR & Special Events and President & CEO; Schedules and attends on- and off-site event planning meetings; Serves as part of two-person front-office receptionist team; Develops and updates mailing lists, fund-raising financial reports and correspondence; Meets with, conducts tours and creates schedules for departmental college volunteers; Works with and trains front-office and event volunteers to help complete assigned tasks; Provides facility tours for members, volunteers and supporters; Speaks at various schools and gatherings to recruit members and volunteers, and promote programs; Works with various departments to update news and calendar copy and graphic updates for web site; Assists with maintaining filing records of all departmental correspondence; Places notification calls for board, staff, community, business and civic meetings and prepares/files related agendas,informational handouts, mailings and meeting notices; Serves as special projects chaperone and/or coordinator for various community and civic events to promote the Club; Makes regular updates to print, radio and television media; fund-raising and programming databases; Designs flyers and prepares promotional handouts, hostess informational packets and other meeting materials; Provides back-up support to VP, PR & Special Events in updating department to-do list, reviewing and responding to e-mails; Qualifications: Knowledge of Microsoft Office and/or Works computer applications, including word-processing, database, graphics and spreadsheet software; Familiarity with graphic design packages preferred: Adobe Creative Suite (EndDesign, GoLive, Illustrator and PhotoShop) and QuarkXPress; Ability to understand financial records and accounting for departmental budgeting; To apply for this immediate opening, candidates should e-mail their cover letters and resume to my attention at firstname.lastname@example.org; If you have any questions, please call Bill Fronczak at (314) 382-5952, ext. 228, or Barbara Washington at (314) 382-5952, ext. 234.
- The Fund for the Public Interest Internship - Summer 2012 Internship; National non-profit organization that works to build support for progressive organizations across the country; We run campaigns for the Human Rights Campaign, USPIRG, and Environment America; This summer we will be in over 50 cities, working and lobbying to help win environmental and social justice campaigns; Last summer our staff helped ban off-shore drilling to protect our coasts, repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell, and increase food safety standards to make school lunches safer- all while building valuable leadership skills; Currently, we have paid positions open in St. Louis and across the country, both for summer campaign staff and for graduating seniors to run our campaign offices year-round; We require that interested candidates are hard workers and have excellent communication skills; As a member of our staff, you will fundraise, build membership for our partner groups, and educate and activate citizens on pressing issues; You will also have the opportunity to organize press conferences and build coalitions with other non-profit organizations; While on staff, you gain knowledge of pressing concerns our country is facing, learn how to effectively generate public support, and obtain a firm understanding of the political process; To apply, visit our website: www.jobsforgoodcauses.org
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