Job Opportunity - Project Manager at Cornerstone University

Cornerstone University is seeking a Project Manager in the Marketing Department:

The Project Manager is responsible for a variety of initiatives within the Marketing Department. This vital position coordinates the human resources of the marketing department along with outside vendors to produce publications, materials, events and communications for assorted departments within the university.

View full job description here

WMPRSA Member Profile - Jon Parrish, Progressive AE

Jon Parrish, Progressive AE 1. Where do you work and what is your title?

Progressive AE, Marketing Administration Assistant

2. What is your main objective in that role?

My main objective is to support the organization’s marketing efforts in putting together proposals, events, press releases, and running social media among many other things.

3. How long have you been a member of WMPRSA?

I joined WMPRSA in November, 2011.

4. Why did you join WMPRSA?

I was involved in Ferris State University’s PRSSA Chapter the last four years and held the position of VP of PR. I attended a couple of WMPRSA meetings during that time, and I enjoyed the meetings. The information that is presented is almost always relevant to my current role at Progressive AE.

5. If you could have a job anywhere in the world, where and what would it be?

Anywhere in the world? Well to be honest, I chose to move to Grand Rapids because this is where I wanted to live and work. I’ve moved all over growing up and have lived in New Jersey, Indiana, and many different parts of Michigan, but I’m really happy where I’m at right now.

6. Name a favorite website and explain why you like it.

Well I’m a sports nut so obviously I’m a frequent visitor of ESPN’s site, but I really enjoy combing through yahoo’s news stories. They always seem to have the most interesting and unique topics covered.

Job Opportunity - Communications Manager for Davenport University

Davenport University is looking for a Communications Manager - from the description of the position: The Communications Manager is responsible for the planning, execution and measurement of University Communications programs and projects designed to deliver branded messaging to key audiences that including the general public, employees, students, alumni, donors and other key stakeholders. Projects include media relations, publication development, web communications/social media programs, audiovisual and photographic content development, and message support for University special events.

For more information, visit the job posting online here or download the position description: Communications Manager (.doc) | Communications Manager (.pdf)

Job Opportunity - Manager of MarCom and PR at Father Fred Foundation in Traverse City

The Father Fred Foundation (based in Traverse City) is looking for a Manager of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations.  From the description:

This is a full time position, flexibly scheduled. The Manager of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations is responsible for the direction and execution of marketing activities, external communications, media relations and the supervision of special events – at all times protecting the organization’s brand and image. The Manager of Marketing shall provide recommendations to the Executive Director regarding the on-going and evolving marketing needs of the organization. In addition to strict confidentiality, it is expected that mission, core values and vision are exemplified by the individual filling this role. (Full Description Here)

For more information or to apply, contact Liz Sayre-King of Professional Solutions Plus.