UFCW 21 Communications Representative

We are seeking a motivated, skilled and enthusiastic person to join our team at UFCW 21. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to work in UFCW 21’s Communications Department.

Building a Movement for the 21st Century – UFCW 21 is the largest private sector union in Washington State with over 45,000 members working in grocery stores and retail, health care and other industry jobs.  UFCW 21 is led by our President and Secretary-Treasurer and large Executive Board comprised from our membership which is among the youngest and most diverse in the labor movement.  We are committed to building a powerful union that fights for economic, political and social justice in our workplaces and communities. Visit  www.ufcw21.org for more information about our union. 

Successful candidates should meet the below job requirements:

 

Design and Production: Ability to use Adobe’s InDesign software to create documents for publication working from concept to finished product. Willingness to use in-house production equipment.

 

Copy Writing and Editing: Strong copy writing and editing skills to effectively create original materials to be printed and emailed, and published on the web/social media. Also provide editing support for other staff.

 

Mail, email and web publishing: Ability to use (or learn to use) in-house mailing machinery, email publishing formats, and web-based editors to send and publish communications content. Must be able to use database to execute these mailings.

 

Video: Skills (or ability and desire to learn) to produce in-house video.

 

Team Leader: UFCW 21 is a strong team style work-place. Each person has a job to do and we all work together as a team to accomplish our overall mission. The Communications Representative would work closely with others throughout the organization as well as the Communications Department team. This position will require applicant to be able to work independently, in a team, and as a leader depending on the specific task.

 

World View: Our view is that we can change the world for the better. We are not naïve about the challenges in creating that change, yet we know it can be done. We seek a candidate who also has this perspective and has a background in unions or other progressive organizations that demonstrate that commitment.

 

Salary/Benefits: Salary DOE; includes generous health care and other benefits. This position is a union job represented by OPEIU Local 8.  

 

Email resume & letter of interest to: jobs@ufcw21.org

 

Deadline: Open until filled; interviews will begin as early as August 1, 2015.

 

UFCW 21 is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring and advancing personnel with a particular emphasis on the advancement of women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and others from traditionally under-represented populations. Further, we are committed to working with allied organizations which do the same.

 

 

Job Opportunity! Sports Reporter for Mason County Journal!

The Mason County Journal at Shelton, Washington, has an opening for a full-time sports reporter. We are a family-owned weekly newspaper located at the foot of the picturesque Olympic Mountains on Puget Sound.

The ideal candidate will possess strong writing and photography skills, as well as a background covering sports for a weekly or daily newspaper. While we mostly cover high school and youth sports, the sports reporter might also cover fishing, hunting, recreation and other community activities. A working knowledge of AP Style and strong communication skills are also a must.

We value clarity, accuracy, creative thinking, enterprise and story telling. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a plus. You’ll join a hard-working, award-winning news team that covers all aspects of Mason County.

But what good is work if there’s nothing to do for fun? Luckily, we’re located just minutes away from hiking, biking, fishing, boating and other recreational opportunities. We’re less than a half hour away from the state capital. We’re about 90 minutes from the Pacific Ocean and a ferry ride away from downtown Seattle.

The Journal is the newspaper of record for Mason County’s 60,000 residents. We have a rich history — we’re older than the state of Washington.

We offer a competitive salary with opportunities for advancement and training, paid time off, and a health club membership. Northwest candidates encouraged.

Email cover letter, resume, four clips, and references to Editor Adam Rudnick at adam@masoncounty.com.

 

 

Internship Opportunity

The Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings (CEEAS) will be at Seattle University for a week long educational technology camp and we want to capture the amazing people, creative workshops, and thought provoking conversations that will be happening all week! Our organization, CEEAS helps alternative schools—in community settings and in locked facilities—implement transformational, student­focused practices, designed to significantly improve the life chances of the students they serve.

CEEAS is in need of a energetic intern proficient and knowledgeable in the areas of social media, photography, and video for the week of July 26­31. The intern will also need to be available to participate in some pre­planning for the week, by phone, email, video call (we estimate approximately 5 hours).  In addition, we expect the intern to produce a set of agreed to products for CEEAS at the conclusion of the week.

These products would include:

●    Capturing photographs and videos during Tech U

●    Posting photos, videos, quotes on CEEAS Twitter and Facebook in real time

●    Collecting photos and video footage and editing it into a 90 second promo clip

●    Minor editing on images and video footage as needed

●    Uploading all media to a shared Google Folder

Our intern will be expected to produce high quality content and manage the CEEAS Twitter and Facebook account for the duration of the educational technology camp and to produce photos and short video clips for CEEAS to use after the tech camp (on our website, etc.).

Social Media Manager/Photographer/Videographer Expectations :

●    Demonstrates creativity and documented immersion in Social Media.

 

●    Displays in­depth knowledge and understanding of Social Media platforms, their respective participants (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, and Instagram) and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios.
●    Maintains excellent writing and language skills.

●    Produces quick high­quality written content that is free from errors

●    Displays ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and video format.

●    Has the tools/devices to capture high quality photos and video footage and the platform/devices to store, edit, and distribute media.

●    Makes evident good technical understanding and can pick up new tools quickly.

Compensation: $650­$750 commensurate with experience/expertise.

 

To apply for this position please fill out this form-http://form.jotformpro.com/form/51886084629973

 

Now Hiring! Administrative Manager/Bookkeeper

Healing the Culture’s national nonprofit headquarters is seeking a professional Administrative Manager/Bookkeeper to join our passionate, dynamic, and upbeat team in our brand new Snohomish, WA office. We offer a fun and energetic work environment. Along with generous vacation and holiday benefits, you have the opportunity to support a mission that inspires and elevates our employees and the people we serve.

The Administrative Manager/Bookkeeper is responsible for the fundamental aspects of Healing the Culture’s financial bookkeeping, including financial transactions, accounts payable and receivable, bank statements, and tax forms; donor database integrity; project management support; ongoing day-to-day operations; and administrative support necessary to achieve the mission of Healing the Culture. This person works in partnership with our CPA/Accountant and reports to the President of Healing the Culture.

To learn more about this job opportunity and to apply, go to:

https://www.healingtheculture.com/about/job-opportunities/

Paid Research Intern Opportunity!

Do you want to gain experience in data-driven journalism? The Puget Sound Business Journal newsroom seeks a research intern.

 The intern will assist the newspaper’s research director in gathering information and doing analysis for the Business Journal’s industry lists.

 The position is two days (16 hours) a week, and pays $11 an hour.

 This role is ideal for someone seeking to gain skills in business journalism, data journalism or business research. It requires someone who is well-organized, very attentive to detail, eager to work in a collaborative newsroom, and willing to be persistent in collecting and verifying information from a variety of human and online sources.

 One day you might be pulling figures straight from SEC filings; the next might require calling companies that have not yet responded to our surveys.

 The Puget Sound Business Journal is an award-winning publication based in Seattle that reaches about 2 million people per month in print and online.

If you feel you are a good fit for this job, please send resume and any related clips to sforshee@bizjournals.com.

 

 

Founders Tango LABS -Jourmnalim/Publishing Intern

Description:

Be part of a start-up journey that is ushering in the next generation identity of a great tech city – Seattle. We are a relatively new tech startup ideation company with a strong publishing arm. Our publishing arm will create communications and publications with themes on entrepreneurship, careers, leadership, startups, women, youth, children, life skills, culture, health, education, spirituality, and contemporary social issues.  You will be working with founders to develop and fine-tune the company’s vision, business plan, strategy, first product offering, communications, market analysis, and operational structure.

 

Company:

The mission of Founders Tango LABS is to highlight and raise awareness on issues that matter to people and society through the medium of publishing and media. Founders Tango LABS is part of the holding entity Founders Tango, a startup advisory, consulting, and education service advising and coaching startup founders, CEOs, and technologists. At Founders Tango LABs, we learn through experimentation, networking, and collaboration. Our first project is a book on entrepreneurship and women. Our incubation pipeline includes several books (fiction and non-fiction), ventures ideal for the millennials, and global philanthropic causes. The intern will have the opportunity to lead, be highly visible, and gain experience in handling the publishing project end-to-end.

Location: Time: Duration All work is virtually performed with visits to our Bellevue office as needed

Part-time (12-15 hrs.). 3 months. Unpaid. Course Credit can be arranged

 

Apply: Via email with your resume + what motivated you to apply for this internship. shanika@founderstango.com or call Shanika at 425-442-5797.

 

Responsibilities:

– Fine-tune the overall project plan, writing plan, and timeline

– Manage book project plan, calendar, and ensure the project is on schedule and in budget

– Research and put first drafts on assigned topics

– Establish the editorial board and correspond; assist with editorial support to the author

– Organize and collect progress reports; monitor progress and report

– Set up interviews; join the author in conducting interviews

– Proof read both hard copy and electronic files, basic copyediting

– Assist with or proofing PR releases, marketing, advertisements, flyers, brochures, etc. – Work on company newsletter, blog posts, presentations, PR, news releases

– Launch social media campaigns

– Assist with special projects, as needed

– Assist with community or global citizenship oriented projects with high visibility – Administrative tasks (appointments; seminar sign up/organize; email lists; communications, update company database, etc.)

 

Requirements:

– You are smart, creative, entrepreneurial and energetic

– You have a way with the words and a love for creative writing

– You have a strong interest in understanding/working with entrepreneurs; you may be dreaming of   starting your own company or writing your own book one day

– You can perform in both a collaborative team environment and independently to move projects forward

– You are a critical thinker who understands the realities of doing business; business acumen – You have completed minimum of 3 years of coursework ( may combine with prior work or internships) on writing, communications, and business subjects (like marketing, strategy, operations, entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, qualitative analysis, or work experience). Undergraduate or graduate students with a dual major in communications, journalism, public relations, English, or business are highly encouraged to apply.

Community Development & Engagement Intern

  1. Community Development & Engagement Intern

    Time Commitment: 15-20 hrs per week

    Compensation: This is an unpaid internship

    The Community Engagement intern will work closely with Crosscut’s Community Manager on event planning and outreach, marketing, and other community engagement initiatives.

    During the duration of the internship, projects may include collaboration on:

    • Event and project management, particularly for Crosscut’s upcoming Community Idea Lab
    • Designing engaging marketing materials and strategies for various Crosscut efforts
    • Drafting outreach materials for Crosscut
    • Finding creative ways to engage communities that have traditionally been outside of Crosscut’s community
    • Representing Crosscut at events and online

    This internship will be structured to challenge and grow the skills needed to provide a foundation for your professional goals in non-profit leadership. Through mentorship, coaching, and hands on partnership in the above areas, you’ll gain substantial experience in nonprofit events and marketing, as well as exposure to non-profit culture and newsmakers/reporters across the Northwest. Individuals with a background in event planning and/or marketing are strongly encouraged to apply.

    To Apply

    Please send your resume and cover letter to kate.harloe@crosscut.com, with INTERN APPLICATION in the subject line.

    Deadline To Apply

    May 15, 2015

     

     

     

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