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Full-time Opportunities 

Accounting Assistant

Channel 8 KLKN-TV, Nebraska’s Trusted News Source is seeking an Accounting Professional who will work directly with the Business Manager. Job responsibilities include full cycle of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable processes, assist with Payroll processing and other related business office duties. Required is a strong work ethic, self-starter, flexible, solid organizational skills and attention to detail. Prefer at least two years’ experience in accounting with administrative experience. Proficient in Microsoft 365 with advanced Excel skills required. Experience in ADP WFN payroll and Dynamics Business Central accounting software will provide a higher level of consideration. Please email your resume with salary requirements to hr@klkntv.com or mail to KLKN-TV, Attn.: BM, 3240 So. 10th St., Lincoln, NE 68502.

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Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Social Video Producer

Standard Media Group and KLKN-TV Lincoln are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Reporter/Video Content Producer to join our team in an exciting new role. The Social Reporter/Content Creator will find, investigate, produce, edit, and distribute fresh, short-form, social-first video content across multiple social media platforms in order to reach and engage new audiences. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to break new ground and become an influential member our local community.

You will…

  • Produce compelling video content on a variety of relevant topics
  • Distribute video content and engage with audiences on multiple platforms, including Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, YouTube, etc.
  • Solicit and identify user generated content from social media platforms
  • Spot emerging trends on multiple social platforms and prioritize projects
  • Quickly optimize and iterate off of trending content
  • Develop a large, highly-engaged following of local users with shared interests

You have…

  • A thorough understanding of social video platforms especially, Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube
  • Demonstrated proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite of products, particularly Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Previous experience working with internet video platforms and a solid understanding of formats and codecs
  • A keen interest in social media, audience data, and the metro Providence community
  • Superior communication skills and the ability to work both independently and under close direction
  • Previous experience working in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Some experience in front the camera and a basic knowledge of lighting and sound
  • A strong desire to succeed and become a leader in a field that is continuously changing and evolving

You will receive…

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401K, etc.
  • Vacation, paid holidays, and paid time-off
  • Exceptional growth opportunities

How to apply…

Send your resume to KLKN-TV – Attn:  Jennifer Hardy – News Director, 3240 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, NE 68502 or email to hr@klkntv.com.

Communications/Marketing Specialist

We are looking for a Communications/marketing Specialist who will own, implement and measure Central Powersports Distribution’s Social Media and Public Relations (PR) strategy. If you’re a tech-savvy community-builder with experience managing social media campaigns, press relations, and building brands, we want to talk to you. A working understanding of the motorcycle industry, specifically the off-road sector is a positive plus.  Set and implement social media and press relations strategies which align to marketing goals.

  • Create engaging social media content for all channels including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube
  • Respond to and engage with Central Powersports online community, report on feedback and online reviews
  • Interact with third party agencies to develop campaigns driving high-visibility and customer growth
  • Coordinate with other marketing team members from dealer network to ensure brand and message consistency
  • Build relationships with customers, prospects, journalists, and industry professionals
  • Assist with inbound link building through email outreach and communication
  • Conduct journalist outreach to build brand mentions, and promote Central Powersports content and messaging
  • Maintain and edit website design to keep business entity relative and modern
  • SEO (Search Engine Optimization) skills or a eager willingness to learn.

Our ideal candidate is:

  • Excited about working in a startup and passionate about changing the world
  • Has experience with graphic arts design
  • Has experience in digital marketing and social media (Instagram, facebook, youtube, other marketing channels)
  • Has experience boosting posts and using paid methods to promote content
  • Highly motivated and willing to take on major responsibilities
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and challenging working environment
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Extremely organized, detail-oriented, and mindful of deadlines

Why you should talk to us

  • Competitive base salary
  • Extremely fun work environment and product
  • Medical Insurance, Extensive holiday season
  • Possible profit sharing
  • Exposure to high-growth environment with flexible and interesting work
  • Light travel to great locations

Job Type: Full-time or possible part time (benefits for full time only)

Pay: Experience based

Schedule:  Monday to Friday (some weekend travel)

Experience:

  • Social Media Management: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Marketing: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Press releases: 2 years (Preferred)

Send resume to: info@cpd-usa.com

Anchor/Reporter/Producer

Description:

About Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KCRG:

KCRG-TV9 is the ABC affiliate based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with bureaus in Dubuque and Iowa City, covering all of Eastern Iowa. We are dedicated to investigative journalism, being a part of our community and sharing the stories of the people of Eastern Iowa. We produce 5 hours of newscasts everyday, as well as support a robust website and the largest social media audience in the market.

Job Summary:

KCRG-TV9 is seeking an anchor/reporter/producer to join the most watched news team in eastern Iowa.

This position is great for someone with newsroom experience looking to break into on-air reporting and/or anchoring or who likes to dabble in a little of everything. The shift includes producing and co-anchoring weekend morning newscasts and producing and reporting two days during the week.

We are a strong news market - particularly if you love political news with the Iowa Caucuses. Our station is built on being a trusted source for strong journalism and are looking for someone excited by covering important news stories to join that legacy. Cedar Rapids is a growing city that also feeds off the nearby University of Iowa and is an easy drive to Chicago, Minneapolis or St. Louis but without the high cost of living and traffic!

If you're a self-starter who is willing to work hard to become a great journalist, we want to help you accomplish your goals as part of a tremendous team.

General responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Write and produce newscasts covering the top local and national headlines
  • Anchor newscasts, presenting information clearly and professionally
  • Find and develop news stories around information and events in the area
  • Creatively shoot, write and edit locally-produced news reports
  • Write and post stories and videos for the station digital platforms
  • Maintain high journalistic standards in line with station brand and goals

Requirements:

  • Professional newsroom experience
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Journalism, Mass Communications or related field or equivalent professional experience
  • Previous on-air experience preferred

Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the station call letters (KCRG) and attach resume

Producer/Reporter

Description:

About Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 86 markets.

Our portfolio includes the number-one and/or number-two ranked television station operations in essentially all of our markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

About KCRG:

KCRG-TV9 is the ABC affiliate based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with bureaus in Dubuque and Iowa City, covering all of Eastern Iowa. We are dedicated to investigative journalism, being a part of our community and sharing the stories of the people of Eastern Iowa. We produce 6 hours of newscasts everyday, as well as support a robust website and the largest social media audience in the market.

Job Summary:

KCRG-TV9 is seeking a reporter/producer to join the top-rated, legacy station covering Eastern Iowa.

This position is great for someone with strong work ethic and the drive to grow their career in journalism. This is an opportunity to jump from a small market or to get your foot in the door on-camera. This presents an opportunity to grow in all facets of TV journalism. The shift includes general assignment reporting 3 days per week and producing 2 newscasts per week.

We are a strong news market - particularly if you love political news with the Iowa Caucuses. Our station is built on being a trusted source for strong journalism. We are looking for someone excited about covering important news stories to join that legacy.

Cedar Rapids is a growing city that also feeds off the nearby University of Iowa and is an easy drive to Chicago, Minneapolis or St. Louis but without the high cost of living and traffic!

If you're a self-starter who is willing to work hard to become a great journalist, we want to help you accomplish your goals as part of a tremendous team.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Find and develop news stories around information and events in the area.
  • Creatively shoot, write and edit locally-produced news reports.
  • Write and produce newscasts covering the top local and national headlines.
  • Write and post stories and videos for the station digital platforms.
  • Maintain high journalistic standards in line with station brand and goals.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Journalism, Mass Communications or related field or equivalent professional experience.
  • Previous newsroom experience a plus.
  • Previous on-air experience a plus.

Come join our news team, apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the station call letters (KCRG-TV) and attach your resume

Marketing Coordinator

Visit Brookings is seeking a creative professional with an eye for detail to join our team as our Marketing Coordinator. This is a full-time position, focused on promoting Brookings to visitors and conveying the Visit Brookings brand to internal and external audiences. Duties include managing social media and website content, assisting in the development of the annual Brookings Visitor Guide, analyzing data, preparing monthly progress reports, developing marketing messages and content, and taking the lead on a variety of marketing initiatives identified in the Visit Brookings Plan of Work.

Successful applicant must have excellent written and oral communication skills, demonstrated knowledge of social media platforms, excellent customer service skills, ability to work individually as well as with a team and adapt quickly to a fast-paced and changing environment. A degree in marketing, public relations, or hospitality with 1 to 3 years industry-related experience preferred.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, WordPress, Canva, Issuu, and Mail Chimp a plus.

Please send resume, cover letter and professional references to Laura@VisitBrookingssd.com or 1321 6th Street, Brookings, SD 57006 by Monday, February 8.

Internship Opportunities 

Internships for Senator Mike Rounds

Internship opportunities available in our Sioux Falls office! Students from all studies are encouraged to apply and we do our best to accommodate student’s academic schedules. Our staff members in South Dakota are also available to visit with classes on your campus throughout the year and share about the work they do. If you would like to schedule something please let me know.

Click here to apply.

Contact Rebecca Herman at rebeccaherman@rounds.senate.gov or by phone at 605-336-0486 for more information.

Student Intern: Communications Officer

Gain marketing, communications and public relations experience while building your portfolio.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Make content suggestions for the sdepscor.org website that conform to AP Style.
  • Write student spotlights on South Dakota students engaging in STEM coursework.
  • Curate photo albums (e.g., Facebook, Flickr).
  • Other tasks as needed (e.g., updates to website calendar, social post ideas, etc.).

Requirements:

  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Helpful Skills or Experience:

  • Journalism or Marketing experience or coursework.
  • Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) experience or coursework.

A 10- to 20-hour per week ($12/hour) commitment is desired.

Learn more and apply here.

Multi-media Internship

Reports to the team President / Part-time, Unpaid but can be used for college credit

The Dakota Dragons are a women’s full-contact tackle football team located in Brookings, South Dakota. As we build this non-profit organization from the ground up we are looking for individuals to help bring innovative ideas to our team. Preferred fields of study include, but are not limited to; Communications, Media, Marketing, Graphic Designers, Journalism, or Public Relations. This opportunity will help the Dragons with both internal and league operations. In a partnership with the Women’s Tackle Football League (WTFL) the Dragons will host the League Championship and All-Start events in July, here in Brookings. You will help create content for both the Dakota Dragons and the WTFL throughout this opportunity. This internship can either run through May or August depending on need and availability of the applicant. Content created can also be used for class project upon approval from the team President and SDSU professor.

The Dakota Dragons are looking for individuals who can help with the following:

  • Create graphics and motion graphics for social media platforms, website, and video production
  • Assist team President with scheduling and publishing daily content on all social media channels as well as creation and development of content to distribute each week across all social media platforms
  • Assist in creating, developing, and executing social media campaigns
  • Work with others on the Dragons staff to create promotional materials
  • Write and distribute press releases, advertisements and other print media
  • Interns will have the opportunity to pitch their own story ideas, whether print or digital based

What we expect from you:

  • You are an extension of the Dragons staff, and we expect you to represent the organization in a professional manner
  • A positive attitude and willingness to help where needed
  • Superior interpersonal communication skills, attention to detail and creativity
  • Experience with all major social media channels
  • Strengths in writing and editing are a plus
  • Ability to shoot video and have a knowledge of video editing software is a plus
  • Ability to work effectively as an individual and part of a team, handle multiple projects, meet deadlines, and achieve objectives.
  • Be present for practices and community events to help with photography and videography and update social media platforms

Send your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your desire to intern with the Dakota Dragons, along with what qualities you can offer the organization to Courtney Jones (admin@dakotadragons.com). We are accepting applications through January 31st, 2021 for the Spring Semester and March 30th for the summer. All applicants will receive acknowledgement of their application submittal.

Community Relations/Fundraising Internship

Reports to the team President / Part-time, Unpaid but can be used for college credit

The Dakota Dragons are a women’s full-contact tackle football team located in Brookings, South Dakota. As we build this non-profit organization from the ground up we are looking for individuals to help bring innovative ideas to our team. Preferred fields of study include, but are not limited to; Communications, Marketing, Management, Non-profit Organizations, or Public Relations. This opportunity will help the Dragons with internal operations. This internship can either run through May or August depending on need and availability of the applicant.

The Dakota Dragons are looking for individuals who can help with the following:

  • Helps coordinate participation in community events, outreach opportunities, and public appearances
  • Schedule a variety of fundraising opportunities; including but not limited to raffles, silent auctions, selling products, and restaurant non-profit nights
  • Help form and coordinate a Dakota Dragons booster club
  • Help manage data collection platforms
  • Send confirmation and thank you letters to donors in a timely manner
  • Interns will have the opportunity to pitch their own ideas on how to best integrate into the community and fundraise
  • Work with other staff members and interns to produce social media content and advertisements

What we expect from you:

  • You are an extension of the Dragons staff, and we expect you to represent the organization in a professional manner
  • A desire to work with non-profits
  • A positive attitude and willingness to help where needed
  • Superior interpersonal communication skills, attention to detail and creativity
  • Ability to work effectively as an individual and part of a team, handle multiple projects, meet deadlines, and achieve objectives.
  • Be present for fundraising and community events to help with photography and videography and update social media platforms

Send your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your desire to intern with the Dakota Dragons, along with what qualities you can offer the organization to Courtney Jones (admin@dakotadragons.com). We are accepting applications through January 31st, 2021 for the Spring Semester and March 30th for the summer. All applicants will receive acknowledgement of their application submittal.

Famous Internships

Each summer, three students interested in client service, copywriting, and graphic design are paid full-time to run Famous, an agency of interns within Fresh Produce. 2021 applications will open Friday, December 4, 2020.

Applications deadline is Friday, February 5, 2021. Click here to learn more.

Social Media Intern

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

Our mission is to “Promote, Connect, Enrich, Advocate,” because we are passionate about not only our local businesses’ success, but helping student interns gain applicable experiences and showcase their talents along the way. These tangible efforts put forth in a portfolio leads their future employers to an easier decision when selecting employee candidates. We’ll help you get to where you want to go.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Are your friends all jealous of your high number of followers, likes, and all-around social media prowess? Are you always staying up too late to scroll through Facebook or to spiraling though your latest following photos on Instagram? If so, this is the gig for you! Just think, you could be on Instagram most of your day and it could be considered ‘work’!

Founded in 1938, the Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce continues to be the leading business organization in the Brookings area. Living out our mission of promoting, connecting, enriching and advocating for the Brookings area business community, we provide connect all cross-sections of the business community. We are looking for a self-starter creative with a hunger for helping small businesses growth through their presence online.

Location: Volga, SD
Activity Area: Social Media
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Job Type: Social Media Intern
Stipend: $300

Description of Position: Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce, Volga Committee is currently looking for an individual to join a small staff as a temporary Social Media Intern. Intern will be assigned a pre-determined business owner(s) within the Volga community to work alongside. This position is well-suited for someone skilled in building engaged communities on Instagram and Facebook.

As the Social Media Marketing Intern, you will assist content creation and management of social channels and assist the assigned business owner with other duties related to general marketing initiatives.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop communication strategies, designed for Instagram and Facebook pages, to be shared on business/company pages.
  • Execute successful social media marketing/communications campaigns for assigned small businesses in the Volga area.
  • Use analytics to regularly report on reach and engagement of posts and overall campaigns
  • Create social media platforms for business, if necessary
  • Increase business following and engagement on social media platforms by creating or maintaining a consistent, engaging brand
  • Create social media content calendars and opportunities for engagement to continue growth and prosperity of social media channels post-internship
  • Other marketing and outreach duties as assigned

Requirements:

 

  • Currently pursuing or possess an Associate’s or Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications, or related field.
  • Self-starter who can work efficiently and independently with minimal oversight; takes initiative.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including proper grammar, spelling, and AP style.
  • Proficient in Instagram, Facebook, and Google Analytics or other analytics software.
  • Positive, creative attitude.
  • Ability to write fun, original, shareable and engaging posts.
  • Create innovative and eye-catching graphics for social post content.
  • Meet with Outreach Director and business owner(s) regularly to provide work progress updates.
  • Able to meet and work remotely, yet still meet deadlines.

Location and Hours:

 

  • Position provides remote work capability, but attendance at a weekly check-in meeting is required via Zoom until further notice.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and be able to get to different locations in the Volga community if necessary.
  • Must be able to work outside the business hours of Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, if necessary.
  • The needs of this position will be 40 total hours, expected 5 hours per week.
  • Length of service, 8 weeks, pending business planning needs.

How to apply: To apply, email a resume and a brief cover letter to Kirsten Barott at kirsten@brookingschamber.org

Accepting applications until February 5 , or until position is filled.

Other Opportunities

Administrative & Marketing Assistant

BEDC is seeking a part-time Administrative and Marketing Assistant to provide support for important community projects. The ideal candidate is a dynamic, assertive, results oriented individual with a wide variety of skills who can learn quickly and work independently with minimal supervision.

Desired Experience: Basic bookkeeping, marketing including social media, data entry, event planning/organizing, project-related research, general office and receptionist duties including meeting and appointment scheduling.

Required Skills: Excellent attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills, planning, problem solving and decision-making skills, time management and multitasking, creativity and proficiency with Microsoft Office.

Schedule: Hours are flexible within a normal work day, approx. 20 hours per week.

Requirements: Proven experience in a related field or area. High school diploma or equivalent required, college or technical degree preferred.

Submit cover letter and resume by 1/29/21 to Chief Economic Development Director | BEDC | 2301 Research Park Way Ste 113 | Brookings, SD 57006 or by email to bedc@BrookingsEDC.com. AA/EOE

Production Assistant Communication & Journalism - Work Study Only

Historical research and digitizing of archival images, audio and video. Videography and audio field recording. Video and audio editing. Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Adobe Premiere Pro) and video/audio recording equipment. M-F 3-5 hours per week.

Learn more and apply here.

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