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Company: Chemicar

Position: E Commerce sales assistant

Small, quality focused Midtown company is looking for a detail oriented person to handle our growing online business. Your day will start with processing the overnight orders and answering any questions from our customers. While the shipping department is packing the orders, your attention will turn to improving our online presence and increasing sales. We offer a pleasant work environment, competitive salary and generous vacation package. We are seeking a long term committed “partner” that can work independently and accurately. This is a ground floor opportunity for someone looking for career advancement.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Packaging web orders for shipping and preparing shipping documents. (UPS, USPS, FedEx, common freight carriers)
  • Measure and weigh products for accurate shipping quotes
  • Upload new products to the website
  • Review website for bugs, typos and mistakes.
  • Take initiative to make improvements to site structure/design to increase sales
  • Constantly analyze and review site for search engine optimization(SEO) improvements
  • Provide customer service via phone and emails.
  • Taking monthly inventory and ordering shipping / office supplies.

Required education:

College Associate

Preferred experience:

  • web sales ( E bay , Amazon )
  • Quick books, Facebook, Bi-lingual
  • Microsoft Excel and Word

If interested e-mail resumes to veronica.chemicarusa@gmail.com


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Company: Agape

Position: 6 Positions

Agape Child & Family Services is a faith-based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing children and families in Memphis with healthy homes. Agape serves nearly 10,000 children and families each year in an effort to keep them safe, smart and successful through school-based initiatives and site-based services in under-resourced communities; counseling; homeless services; adoption and foster care. In partnership with the Tennessee Department of Human Services, Agape and its community partners have expanded services via a two-generation model, wholly serving youth and parents in a poverty-reduction strategy, providing support, permanency, and sustainability in Frayser, Hickory Hill and Whitehaven.

Director of Powerlines Community Network

The PCN Director will oversee efforts for Agape and its 100+ community partners to bring support, encouragement and services to children and parents in Memphis’ most under-resourced communities. Services include school-based initiatives; community-based focus groups; homeless services; faith-based support; health and safety services and related offerings.

Director of Stars

The Stars Director will oversee Agape’s school-based initiative, a partnership with Shelby County Schools and the Achievement School District (ASD). The overreaching goal of this school-based ministry is to identify and eliminate barriers to attendance and academic success, both in and out of the classroom, so children are in class and ready to learn and remove barriers to attendance and academic success.

Director of Teamworks

The Teamworks Director will oversee Agape’s employment collaboration with strategic community partners to meet the ever-increasing demands for a work-ready labor force. Alongside key stakeholders such as The Workforce Investment Network (WIN), Agape will work on innovative workforce development strategies to meet the needs of residents and stakeholders living in communities served by the Powerlines Community Network.

Clinical Director

The Clinical Director will lead work with youth and families impacted by trauma and adverse experiences in high-need, under-resourced communities served via Agape’s place-based strategies. Clinical Director will also serve as lead therapist in a center-based environment as well as leading child placement services such as foster care, adoption and maternity services.

Director of Development

The Director of Development will oversee Agape’s fundraising and partnership efforts. This is of particular importance at this time as Agape is in the midst of a multi-million dollar capital campaign to provide funds that allow the capacity to expand and deepen services in the Memphis area.

Human Resources Director

The HR Director will oversee Agape’s HR and Management Services efforts including benefits, staff matters, HR training and compliance. Agape currently has an estimated 65 team members, and will shortly expand in size as a result of recent funding.

Contact: Derichia Wells, 901.323.3600, derichia.wells@agapemeanslove.org


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Company: Stand For Children

Position: Parent Organizer

Our mission is to ensure that all children, regardless of their background, graduate from high school prepared for, and with access to, college or career training. To make that happen, we educate and empower parents, teachers, and community members to demand excellent public schools and improve the odds for our students. Together, we advocate for strong policies at the state and local level, elect education champions who will keep children at the center of their policy priorities, and follow through to ensure new policies are effectively implemented in public school classrooms.

Stand for Children Tennessee seeks a dynamic and hard-working Parent Organizer to empower and mobilize our grassroots stakeholders to take local, district and state action in support of students.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build a strong membership base of volunteer teams
  • Build, manage, and maintain a membership base of volunteer leaders and members, organized into highly engaged, active, and independent teams;
  • Develop a consistent pipeline of contacts for potential leader and member recruitment;
  • Engage communities through door-to- door canvassing and phone banking;
  • Schedule quality external meetings every week with parents and others that meaningfully contribute to teambuilding and the development of parent leaders and parent members;
  • Use face-to- face meetings to assess for leadership potential and recruit volunteer leaders who will build their own teams;
  • Deliver presentations and facilitate workshops and larger family engagement programs to develop a pipeline of potential leaders and engaged members;
  • Engage and develop leaders and members
  • Develop volunteer leaders on leadership skills, advocacy skills, and issue understanding, through rigorous 1-on- 1, small group, and large classroom style training, using curriculum developed by Stand for Children especially for parents;

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Passionate and unwavering belief in Stand for Children’s mission and strategy to ensure that all children, regardless of their background, graduate from high school prepared for and with access to a college education;
  • At least 3 years of professional experience preferred; political or community organizing experience a plus, experience (volunteer or paid) recruiting, training, and mobilizing a team of 10 or more volunteers/members preferred;
  • Strong community ties to Memphis and the constituencies served by Memphis Public Schools required;
  • Experience delivering presentations as well as successfully facilitating pre-designed curriculum to small and mid-size groups of adults;
  • Experience working with diverse and bilingual populations strongly encouraged;
  • Proven ability to achieve measurable, meaningful results in a fast-paced environment;

For more information, visit us at http://stand.org/national/about.

 

To apply for this position, please visit http://stand.org/careers to upload a resume and thoughtful cover letter. No calls please.

 


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Company: cheffie’s

Position: All Positions

Cheffie’s Cafe is now seeking candidates for all positions at all locations.  We need experienced team members, as well as, job seekers willing to be trained in the fast casual food service environment.

Please visit http://cheffies.com/jobs/


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Company: Swankys Taco Shop

Position: All Positions

Swankys Taco Shop is now seeking candidates for all positions at all locations.  We need experienced team members, as well as, job seekers willing to be trained in the fast casual food service environment.

Please visit http://swankystacoshop.com/jobs/


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Company: Memphis Escape Rooms

Position: Room Host

This is a job unlike any other! A rapidly growing company, Memphis Escape Rooms is looking for enthusiastic, creative staff members with good communication and problem solving skills. These games challenge people to perform a series of challenging puzzles during a 60-minute window of time and escape before the clock stops!

As an Escape Room Host, you will help provide a unique and immersive experience for our customers in a new and exciting field of entertainment and team building!

Responsibilities include:

Be outgoing, courteous, and engaging with all of our guests. Set up the escape room for each experience and quickly ensure everything is reset and working properly between each group. Help receptionist greet participants with a smile while helping them check-in and complete waivers. Monitor the experience via video monitoring, providing pre-scripted clues via laptop as needed helping guests have a fun and challenging time with us. Tidy and clean up the escape room, lobby and host room. Keep track of inventory and ensure all items in escape room are in working order. Provide guests with a “5-star” experience from the beginning to the end of their experience.

Skills Needed:

Charisma! — An outgoing and sociable personality that is welcoming to all participants and staff members. An interest in puzzles and games helps. Any artistic, creative or handy skills are valuable. Attention to detail, excellent problem solving skills and good at working as part of a team. You must remain calm and friendly while under pressure and exercise the ability to think quickly. Computer skills are also valuable.

Experience / Education Desired:

At least 1 year of customer service experience as well as a Bachelors Degree is preferred. High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

This role offers 12-35 hours a week with the ability to move upward in the company quickly.

WEEKENDS AND SOME EVENINGS ARE A MUST!

Please send your resume and contact information to info@memphisescaperooms.com. Simply use “MER Employment” in the subject line of your email.  We look forward to hearing from you.


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Company: City of Memphis

Position: Recreation Program Manager

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Manages new program activities, equipment, and materials for staff. Studies and assesses national programs to identify opportunities to expand existing programs at the community centers. Works under the general direction of the Director of the Parks and Neighborhoods Division or designee to manage, plan, develop, organize and schedule a broad range of general and special recreation programs and activities in assigned community centers.

Requires ability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing with management, staff, media, and the general public.  Requires traversing grounds to inspect recreational activities and facilities.  Requires the ability to use a personal computer.   Requires the ability to operate an automobile for on-site visits to community centers and recreational facilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Health, Physical Education, Arts, Business Administration or related field and five (5) years of community center, cultural center, and/or recreation program administration with three (3) of the five (5) in a managerial/supervisory capacity, or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must possess and maintain a valid driver license as a condition of continued employment.

For more information on job functions, requirements, and qualifications, please review the details and apply here.   Closing  2/24/2017


METAL MUSEUM

Company: Metal Museum

Position: Registrar / Librarian

The primary role of the Registrar / Librarian is to support the preservation of and promote access to the Museum’s intellectual and physical collections, library holdings and archives through routine Registration duties and management of special Collections projects.

To apply, click here


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Company: Just City Memphis

Position: Program Associate

Job Summary

The Program Associate will play a critical role in Just City’s administrative, communication, and development work as it pursues criminal justice reform in the Mid-South. The Program Associate supports operations, some programs, communication activity, and development need of Just City.

The Associate will be supervised by and work with the Director of Programs and Operations and will work closely with the Executive Director. The Associate will also work closely with other staff members, consultants and interns. The Program Associate will operate in Memphis as a full time employee of Just City, with regular supervision from Just City leadership and its Board of Directors.

Responsibilities

Administrative

– Manage donor administration activities, including drafting donor reports, donor database entry, updates, invitations, thank you notes, and other materials.

– Support the Executive Director and Director of Programs and Operations with light clerical duties, including filing of expenses, processing payments, and other operations support.

– Manage office supply and equipment inventories.

Communication

– Work closely with Director of Programs and Operations to develop and implement communication plans and policies, including social media and outreach strategies and editorial calendar.

– Help maintain Just City’s media platforms (website, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and ensure that information is posted regularly, correctly, and in a way that is user friendly and attractive.

– Maintain Just City’s contact list, client database and donor database.

– Manage Just City’s image and video database.

– Assist in the creation and distribution of Annual Reports and other major publications.

Digital engagement and content generation

– Produce and/or generate unique online content (i.e. videos, infographics, photos) that engages audience segments and leads to measurable action such as awareness-raising, fundraising, list-building, etc.

– Work closely with Director of Programs and Operations to create and distribute emails, including newsletters, through third-party email software.

– Leverage existing relationships with key media outlets including newspapers and bloggers to increase Just City’s reach and amplify the work being done in the criminal justice reform space.

Development

– Conduct prospect and foundation research.

– Help develop and execute online fundraising strategies, campaigns and calls to action.

– Implement and monitor metrics and analysis of online fundraising and constituent mobilization campaigns

Other Related Tasks

– Organize events and provide logistical support as needed

– Participate in Just City’s strategic thinking and planning for program directions and initiatives

– Travel and represent Just City at state and national gatherings as needed.

– Attend regular weekly meetings with Just City staff in Memphis

– Attend quarterly Just City Board meetings as requested

– Serve as representative and advocate for Just City, its mission and projects

Qualifications

Required Experience & Skills

– A Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing, or related field.

– At least two years’ experience with communications in the non-profit, public interest, or government sector.

– Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to help drive projects to completion and multi-task.

– Strong writing and editing skills, including the ability to tell a good story that inspires people to take action.

– Experience in using website and CRM software, social media platforms, and social media management tools.

– Demonstrated experience designing and implements successful communications initiatives and campaigns.

– Comfort working within a startup, non-profit environment.

 

To Apply

Please complete the application using the link below:

https://airtable.com/shr82TdwC468UdBfB

Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 15, 2017, 5pm CST. NO CALLS PLEASE. Please direct any inquiries about the role to jobs@justcity.org.


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Company: Door of Hope

Position: Case Management

Summary

Provide case management services to residents in a home and community setting to assist resident with transitioning from being chronically homeless, maintain and secure stable housing, increase independent living skills, and income, and increase self determination. This position is a grant funded position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry a caseload of 10-20 guests
  • Meet with assigned resident a minimum of two times per month, increasing and decreasing as directed by the Program Director on the basis of resident need
  • Maintain a flexible schedule that is convenient for the resident in order to meet resident needs.
  • Collect information about guest using interview, case history, and observation techniques and assessment methods
  • Conduct on-going assessments as needed
  • Analyze information collected by assessment and observation to develop service plans and determine need for resident.
  • Complete documentation of all guest information (case notes and hard chart documentation) in a timely and professional manner
  • Provide accurate and complete information to Program Director in a timely manner in the event of a guest crisis event
  • Attend weekly case manager meetings and staff meetings and provide and receive support and guidance regarding each case manager’s caseload.
  • Participate in monthly resident programs by attending and assisting with the development of programs.

Qualification:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in social sciences
  • At least (1) year of experience working with people who are homeless with disabilities or related field is preferred
  • Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license and must be insured
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and have the ability to master any software that is used to service the residents.

To Apply

Submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references to Porsha Goodman, Executive Director, via email at Porsha.goodman@doorofhopememphis.org by Friday, March 3, 2016. Staff will acknowledge receipt of your documents via email.


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Company: Baptist Memorial Hospital

Position: Recruitment Fair

This recruitment fair for Baptist Memorial Health Care will offer registered nurses the opportunity to spend time exploring Baptist. Our recruiters will be on-hand to answer questions, make introductions and initiate on-site interviews with hiring managers.

Event Date: March 4, 2017 from 9 am – 3 pm

Event Link: http://baptistnurses.org/rn-recruitment-fair/


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Company: Greater Memphis Chamber

Position: Online Marketing Specialist

ABOUT THE CHAMBER
The Greater Memphis Chamber is the only national Chamber in the region and serves as the “voice of business” by supporting policies and principles that foster economic development in the greater Memphis area.

The Greater Memphis Chamber is seeking an Online Marketing Specialist.  This person will grow the awareness of the Greater Memphis Chamber and its products, services, events and resources to our membership by providing them with regular, helpful content that is in tune with their needs. This position also sustains and develops the company’s voice across all content and optimizes content for search engines.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Project-manage the development and launch of the new website, coordinate section owners, write and edit copy and content.
  • Serve as the gatekeeper for the website, approving any submitted content from other departments, maintaining the integrity of the brand and regularly auditing and updating content.
  • Attract site traffic through search, social, and email.
  • Blog on an ongoing basis, writing a variety of article types, support and encourage colleagues in developing a blogging culture.
  •  Elicit stories and contributions from colleagues and committees for case studies, interview subjects, and other content that supports key messages and product marketing.
  • Provide feedback to other contributors, and edit other writers’ content.
  • Manage the production of the organization’s quarterly magazine by curating article ideas, assigning freelance writers and photographers, creating deadlines and editing content.
  • Develop social followers, highlighting influencers and hot topics to increase reach and engagement.
  • Manage social media tools and establish guidelines and best practice to be followed by the whole the organization.
  • Measure and optimize social activity, conducting analytical projects to improve digital strategies/tactics.
  • Adopt and ensure integration with tools for social, marketing automation, CRM, email, and other software/systems.
  • Manage and grow organization’s email subscription lists.
  • Create, design and compile content for organization’s weekly eNewsletter and other email communications.
  • Measure email activity and look for strategies to improve communication, the number of subscribers and open-rates.
  • Assist in developing a marketing plan for events, programming and announcements.
  • Assist with writing copy for talking points, letters, presentations and other marketing materials.
  • Recruit and manage external resources where needed such as copywriters, animators, visual artists, photographers, graphic designers, and web agencies.
  • Convince others that your creative ideas are worth investing time and effort in.
  • Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to creating presentations, designing print materials, and basic event set-up.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, or related field.
  • Five or more years work-related experience.
  • Must exhibit strong writing abilities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Working knowledge and skill in desktop publishing skills. Knowledge of the following programs: Adobe Creative Suite (including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Acrobat); WordPress; and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to write clearly and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Attention to detail in written communication; error-free spelling and grammar.
  • Ability to produce professional designs that promote a positive public perception.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure and extra hours if needed on assignments.  Description: 0
  • Ability to interact with members of the media on a daily basis; ability to interact with elite members of the business community and elected officials as needed.
  • Ability to interact with other staff members to assure that the mission of the organization is adequately portrayed.
  • Ability to work before and after regular office hours.
  • Good judgment and strong decision-making skills.

To Apply:

All applicants must complete the online employment application process. Apply Here. Thank you for your interest.  You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.


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Company: Latino Memphis

Position: Staff Attorney

About Derechos

The Derechos Immigration Program is a non-profit immigration law practice developed by Latino Memphis to address the most foundational needs of its clients. Designed to provide legal representation to low-income people in Memphis, TN, we work to make our services accessible by offering nominal fees on a sliding scale pricing structure, flexible hours, developing community partnerships and organizing and participating in outreach events. Derechos represents clients in both affirmative immigration cases and defensive removal proceedings.

Summary

In light of the changing environment of local and national immigration policy, we are hiring an attorney who has criminal and immigration law experience to expand our representation to include detention and post removal order work.

Primary Responsibilities

  • The Staff Attorney will provide direct representation to clients who are in removal proceedings and/or have been detained because of a criminal issue, or who have a prior order of removal.
  • The Staff Attorney will be expected to be available to drive from Memphis, TN to Jena, LA, where most of the clients in the Memphis Court jurisdiction are detained and address clients’ criminal and immigration issues.
  • In addition to responsibilities relating to representing clients, the Staff Attorney’s duties will also include participating in outreach events, attendance at organizational staff meetings, and participation in Latino Memphis sponsored events.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • At least three years of experience in criminal and immigration law required.
  • Spanish language skills are preferred.
  • Licensure in Tennessee or a willingness to become licensed is a necessity.


To apply: Email cover letter and resume to casey@latinomemphis.org


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Company: Playhouse On The Square

Position:Director of Facilities

Director of Facilities – Full-time position with professional theatre company.  Schedule and oversee rentals for multiple spaces and supervise the maintenance/cleaning for 8 facilities.  Duties include: soliciting/scheduling/managing rentals for a variety of spaces/buildings, supervising maintenance/cleaning staff, light maintenance work, and scheduling/managing repairs.  Good customer service and organizational skills are required.

Send letter, resume, and references:  Whitney Jo,whitneyjo@playhousethesquare.org.  PLAYHOUSE ON THE SQUARE, 66 S. Cooper, Memphis, TN  38104.


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Company Name: Mid-South Food Bank

Position: Truck Driver

Job Summary:

Safely operate Mid-South Food Bank vehicles. Safely load, transport, and unload or assist in unloading food and related product. Maintain working relationships with food donor representatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate Mid-South Food Bank vehicles to pick up and deliver products. Ensure truck is properly loaded, secured and within weight limits.
  • Inspect and verify the contents of inventory loads against shipping papers
  • Inspect and maintain vehicle supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, and brakes in order to ensure that vehicles are in proper working order and report any mechanical problems encountered with vehicles
  • Follow a schedule of pick-up and delivery; maintain record of pick-up and delivery activities, as well as other records such as mileage, logs, and equipment.
  • Report delays, accidents or other traffic and transportation situations to supervisor using mobile telephones
  • Maintain records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Assist in receipting donated product
  • Load and unload trucks by hand, pallet jack, or forklift; or assist in loading and unloading of special or large quantities of product.
  • Accurately pull order for pickup and delivery
  • Provide assistance as needed to maintain orderly and clean work area in compliance with Mid-South Food Bank’s safety and sanitation policies; ensure that the warehouse facility meets the Feeding America and Memphis and Shelby County Health Department guidelines by assisting in daily cleaning as well as the maintenance of the outside perimeters
  • Maintain working relationships that ensure the success of Mid-South Food Bank programs. This includes maintaining positive interpersonal relationships with donors, volunteers, agency representatives, Food Bank management and staff
  • Comply with specialized regulations, such as US Department of Transportation regulations.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; commercial drivers license (CDL) required
  • Two years experience driving a truck in all weather conditions.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, knowledge of good record keeping procedures and the ability to maintain accurate and legible records and current files
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to read maps, speak clearly over phones and radios and follow written and verbal geographic directions
  • Ability to operate a forklift and a manual or powered pallet jack, forklift certification a plus

Apply in person Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., South Dudley St., Memphis, TN 38104. No phone calls, please. Or, download the Employment Application and email it to: hr@midsouthfoodbank.org with “Employment Application” on subject line.

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Company Name: Mid-South Food Bank

Position: Warehouse/Driver

Job Summary:  Safely operate Mid-South Food Bank vehicles and accurately pull orders for pickup and delivery.

Responsibilities: Warehouse – Primary duties

  • Load and unload deliveries and shipments
  • Accurately pull orders for pickup and delivery
  • Maintain orderly and clean work area in compliance with Food Bank safety and sanitation policies, Feeding America and Memphis and Shelby County Health Department’s guidelines by assisting in daily cleaning.

Driver – surplus

  • Serves a surplus and/or backup driver as necessary.  Drive vehicles with capacities of no more than seventeen tons in order to transport products to and from specified destinations
  • Inspect and verify the contents of inventory loads against shipping papers
  • Follow a schedule of pick-up and delivery; maintain record of pick-up and delivery activities, as well as other records such as mileage, logs, and equipment.
  • Assist in receipting donated product
  • Load and unload trucks by hand, pallet jack, or forklift; or assist in loading and unloading of special or large quantities of product.

General

  • Maintain working relationships that ensure the success of Food Bank programs.  This includes maintaining positive interpersonal relationships with donors, volunteers, agency representatives, Food Bank management and staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Commercial driver’s license (CDL)
  • Ability to read maps and GPS and follow written and verbal geographic directions
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior warehouse and food service experience preferred
  • Ability to operate a forklift and a manual or powered pallet jack, forklift certification a plus
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Ability to successfully complete a Safe Food Handling Course
  • Knowledge of good record keeping procedures and able to maintain accurate and legible records and files
  • Ability to work well with donors, volunteers, agency representatives, senior aides and other Food Bank staff
  • Acceptance of philosophy of food banking

Apply in person Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., South Dudley St., Memphis, TN 38104. No phone calls, please. Or, download the Employment Application and email it to: hr@midsouthfoodbank.org with “Employment Application” on subject line.


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Company: Siskind Susser, PC

Position: Legal Writer

East Memphis law firm seeks writer to prepare and draft complex government applications. Applicant must be bilingual, with strong communication skills in both English and Spanish and excellent writing skills in English. Bachelor’s degree required.  Degree in psychology, social work or related field a plus. Job requires substantial client contact and a strong compassion for others.

Interested applicants should request application instructions via email and indicate in the subject line that you are applying for the “Writer” position.   Please email:  Ksmalley@visalaw.com


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Company: Innovate Memphis

Position: Commute Options Ambassador

Do you have a passion for bicycling, transit and walking? Do you enjoy encouraging others to take healthy, environmentally friendly transportation choices? Innovate Memphis is hiring a Commute Options Ambassador to talk about transportation choices at worksites, online and around Memphis. The Ambassador will work on a team to increase transit use, bicycling, vanpool and walking to work and school. The project is funded with a Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) grant for 18 months. The goal is to reduce people driving alone to work.

The Commute Options Ambassadors will provide outreach and communications on Commute Options Travel Demand Management (TDM) Initiative programs. The Ambassadors will talk to employers and commuters about transportation choices, answer their questions, organize events and promotions, distribute informational materials, write email and newsletter communications, and post to social media and online forums. The Ambassador will work under direction of the Commute Options Manager and Transportation and Mobility Project Manager. Ideal candidates are responsible, friendly and outgoing self-starters who have a desire to help their community. Hours include some evenings and weekends, working indoors and outdoors (in various weather), and a combination of office tasks, in-person outreach, events, and social media.

Essential Functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Schedule events and engagement opportunities with employers, staff, business associations, community organizations, volunteers, and other organizations and agencies.
  • Make presentations at events and workshops, in formal and informal settings.
  • Lead physical activities such as bike rides, walks, and trips by transit.
  • Attend community events and fairs to promote transportation choices.
  • Engage people from diverse backgrounds, including different cultural backgrounds, income levels, education levels, and types of jobs, in person and online.
  • Write emails, forum and social media posts, newsletter content, and other communications.
  • Maintain relationships with community and stakeholder groups.
  • Propose ideas about how to get more people taking transit, walking and bicycling.
  • Provide customer service; promptly respond to inquiries and resolve concerns.
  • Assist with maintaining contact lists.
  • While on duty, wear a Commute Options uniform (provided by the program) and a bicycling helmet when bicycling to and from events.
  • Represent Innovate Memphis and the Commute Options program in a positive, responsible, professional manner.
  • Be able to lift up to 35 pounds and to work outdoors all day and in any weather.
  • Work at and travel between work sites including Innovate Memphis’ office, employment locations, street festivals, public parks, community organizations, and public events.
  • Routinely use transportation choices including during your commute.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate possesses a passion for making meaningful change in Memphis and is ready to work in a high-energy, openly collaborative work environment.

  • Be enthusiastic about transportation options and helping members of the public
  • Be comfortable speaking with the public and communicate effectively with all types of people
  • Work well in an unstructured and informal environment, with limited supervision
  • Work well in a team and foster team spirit
  • Be punctual and reliable
  • Be able to solve problems, think creatively, and self-motivate
  • Have experience with public outreach
  • Be committed to social justice and increasing access to transportation choices for everyone
  • Have personal experience using Memphis transit, including some knowledge of routes, schedules, fares and TransLoc Rider app
  • Have familiarity and personal experience with using other transportation options including walking, bicycling, and car-share (like Zipcar)
  • Have experience bicycling in urban environments and own a bicycle in good working condition and an approved bicycling helmet (helmet can be provided).

Desirable Skills, Experience and Knowledge 

  • Be proficient in a language other than English (desirable)
  • Be proficient with Microsoft Office applications and basic data entry and email
  • Be familiar with social media
  • Have bicycle mechanic skills (desirable)

Please submit your resume with a letter of interest to the email below. The letter of interest should mention what transportation choices you use and demonstrate your outreach skills and creativity. Position is open until filled. Send to: Commute Options Program, Innovate Memphis commuteoptions@innovatememphis.com

Please include “Commute Options Ambassadors” in the subject line.


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Company: Memphis College of Art

Position: Communications Manager

Memphis College of Art seeks a full-time Communications Manager to work with the Marketing & Communications department starting in April 15, 2017. This position reports directly to the Senior Director, Marketing and Communications.

Requirements:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Exceptional eye for creative layout design (for email communications and as it relates to proofing printed/web materials)
  • Recognize opportunities for any department/program/faculty to publicize or post visual art, papers, concepts, etc.
  • Work positively and collaboratively with many different departments, including faculty
  • Recognize and mentally catalog students and alumni work
  • Stay informed about the many collaborations and developments at the college, and think strategically about how to best promote/disperse the information
  • Strong web editing and email layout design skills
  • Knowledgeable in and comfortable using AP Style, and up-to-date with industry standards in journalistic/PR writing
  • Working knowledge of Memphis media, higher education media a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communication, Public Relations, English, or other related fields
  • Previous experience working with outside freelance/consultant or PR firm to assist in crisis communications, strategy and messaging
  • At least 3 to 5 years of working experience, preferably in a communications/PR setting

Job Duties:

  • Draft press releases and manage college’s external PR team to strategically maximize on PR opportunities
  • Coordinate with Galleries, Exhibitions, and Lectures Coordinator and oversee production of promotional postcards, posters, digital signage, banners for all institutional exhibitions, ensuring that deadlines are met
  • Weekly production and writing of e-newsletter to internal constituents and alumni
  • Monthly production and writing of e-newsletter to external constituents
  • Produce targeted emails as needed for promotion of events
  • Work with Alumni Relations Coordinator as needed to create emails, invitations and promotional materials for alumni events and exhibitions
  • Maintain working email database
  • Coordinate with Events Director to oversee promotion and production of needed materials for fundraising events
  • Perform regular website content updates as it relates to the event calendar, or as needed to assist with content updates for other departments in the college
  • Create, post and maintain REACH Content Management System for Campus “news” monitors
  • Work in tandem with and assist the Social Media Coordinator as needed
  • Maintain event mailing list (for physical mailings and targeted emails)
  • Manage media/reporters as it relates to additional information on press releases & media alerts; assist in scheduling media interviews & appearances with appropriate contacts in the college
  • As it relates to the strategic goals of the college, build knowledge in the community of notable alumni, students, faculty, visiting artists, exhibitions, etc.
  • Record and report quarterly on press releases, story pitches, press mentions, email stats, etc.
  • Attendance at receptions and other events as required
  • Any and all other duties assigned by the Senior Director, Marketing and Communications.

Strong computer skills in an Apple/Mac environment essential, with an emphasis on the following programs:

  • WordPress
  • Photoshop, InDesign
  • Mailchimp
  • Jenzabar
  • REACH Content Management System
  • Asana
  • Microsoft Office Suite

Send a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 writing samples to Mary Caywood at mcaywood@mca.edu with the subject line “Communications Manager.” 


balletmemphis

Company: Ballet Memphis

Position: Box Office & Office Manager

This staff person is responsible for the front desk/receptionist duties, the day to day operations of the box office, including setting up performances, ticket sales, sales promotions and coupon codes in Theatre Manager. The Box Office Manager offers outstanding customer service to our patrons, partners, students, parents, volunteers, and staff. Evening and weekend work is required during Company and School performances and as needed throughout the year. As Office Manager, this staff person will maintain office supplies and equipment, update staff directories, and disseminate information to our staff/dancers, school students/parents, and our patrons. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: Outstanding customer service skills, a pleasant and positive attitude toward the public, and great attention to detail. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Mail is expected and knowledge of Theatre Manager or other ticketing system is a plus.

Visit our website for more information.
Please email your resume and cover letter to cmccormick@balletmemphis.org

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Company: Jewish Community Partners

 Position: Four open positions in need of a diverse array of skills

Part Time Jewish Engagement Associate

Fundraising Database and Information Analyst

Campus Director Greater Memphis Hillel

Campaign and Young Adult Division Manager


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Company: The Peabody

Position: Marketing Coordinator

Job Description

This position will assist the Director of Marketing – Communications, as part of the Sales & Marketing Division, focusing primarily on the areas of marketing and promotions in digital/internet platforms. Key functions include maintaining the hotel’s presence in all digital channels, including the website, social media, email marketing and mobile messaging, in all markets of interest.

Job Requirements
  • Work with DMC to develop marketing strategies for social media, digital marketing, web site, mobile messaging, and email marketing.
  • Execute social media efforts on all existing channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+, Snapchat) and emerging channels, including content creation, consistent posts, and fan interaction.
  • Act as liaison between hotel management – Marketing, Revenue Management, IT – and website/e-commerce vendor on website, SEO, PPC, DRM, etc.
  • Build and maintain website content for The Peabody Memphis and Peabody Hotels & resorts corporate site, ensuring content is accurate and current at all times.
  • Execute email marketing efforts for hotel and its outlets, including database development, strategy and planning and copy writing.
  • Build and maintain content for interactive marketing app for hotel guests.
  • Implement mobile messaging strategy to communicate daily promotions to hotel guests.
  • Provide monthly/quarterly/annual reporting and analysis on all Digital Marketing, Social Media, and Email Marketing efforts.
  • Assist in coordinating annual Marketing/PR events such as the Tree Lighting and Holiday Choirs, Anniversary Party, New Year’s Eve Party, and Rooftop Party series. Participate in facilitation and documenting of all hotel events.
  • Assist DMC with coordination and execution of media relations, including site visits/FAMs, interviews, tours, entertainment as needed.
  • Assist DMC with coordination and execution of film, television and photo shoots.
  • Assist Graphic Designer with projects as needed.
  • Assist VP of Brand Development with Peabody Hotels & Resorts brand projects.
Education
Bachelors Degree or equivalent
To apply for this position click here!

lifeline childrens services

Company: Lifeline Children’s Services

Position: Part Time International Social Worker

Position Summary: Establishes initial contact with prospective adoptive families for the International program. Works with prospective adoptive families in processing international adoption.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Work.
  • Bachelor, graduate or clinical social work license from applicable state licensing Board.

Essential Duties:

  • Helps recruit, enroll, maintain, and work with prospective adoptive parents in processing an international adoption
  • Conduct international home studies.
  • Assures all paperwork and documentation complies with international country’s standards
  • Ensures that all information needed to complete the adoption record is completed and on file prior to the date of submission of dossier
  • Schedules/completes post-adoption/placement visits after placement of child
  • Working with families through process until they travel to the international country, including fielding questions, following up with phone call, and completing all applicable paperwork and communication necessary to prepare family to travel overseas.
  • Counseling clients/families on the nature of international adoption.
  • Assisting the international director, supervisor, manager, and coordinators with various tasks assigned in process of international adoption.
  • Helping International staff with international informational meetings.
  • Completing home assessments for contract couples as assigned and needed.

Secondary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in agency-related events, including the annual staff retreat, the annual banquet and anniversary celebrations both international and domestic.
  • Maintaining good relationships with co-workers, including solving all disputes in a Biblically prescribed fashion.
  • Representing the Agency in a professional manner in and away from the office.
  • Maintaining social work license.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

  • Professional Environment
  • Travel would include family visits and home assessments in order to complete the Home Study

State Specific Requirements:

  • Social Work license from applicable state licensing Board, if required.
  • Complete annual training/CEU’s as determined by State regulations and Hague requirements, whichever is greater.

To apply click here!


american cancer society

Company: American Cancer Society

Position: Development Manager, Distinguished Events

Position Description

 Save lives. Fulfill yours.
At the American Cancer Society, saving lives is our mission. We achieve our mission by drawing on our humanity. Humanity made up of courage, determination, innovation, passion, empathy, and caring. These are the values that give us the advantage over cancer.
Executes distinguished events portfolio of gala/golf events with accountability for a significant income target of $350- 600K. Ensures goal achievement through effective leadership, fundraising, event-related mission and advocacy activities, volunteer management and collaboration with diverse teams. Must have at least 2-3 years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or other nonprofit experience in a similar capacity, as well as strong community knowledge, and proven engagement and mobilization of volunteers.
  •  Proven ability to independently manage multiple project and tasks concurrently and effectively prioritize in a fast paced work environment to meet tight deadlines and income targets.
  •  Recruits and connects high net worth individuals with the appropriate volunteer activities for distinguished events as well as other opportunities within the Society.
  • Through volunteer management, show a demonstrated ability to understand others perspectives and influence them to action. Accountable for the achievement of income performance targets for a portfolio of distinguished events such as galas, golf, and other social events.
  • Ability to proactively anticipate and efficiently solve problems. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and a relentless drive toward outcomes and high aim.
  • Responsible for effectively and efficiently completing activities and meeting target deadlines in order to meet financial goals and execute successful distinguished events within a specific market.
  • Responsible for planning distinguished events including volunteer committee recruitment and management, goal setting, event logistics, and evaluation.
 Position Requirements
Bachelor’s degree, 2-3 years equivalent or comparable specific work experience. Preferred experience with coordination and execution of large scale distinguished events and volunteer management for fundraising and mission outcomes for a multi-million dollar organization.
  • Proven experience fostering strong relationships with high net worth individuals, and leveraging those contacts for introductions to new prospects for the Society.
  • Able to cultivate relationships including mobilization of a diverse population of community leaders and volunteers.
  • Demonstrated fundraising mindset and ability to handle multiple priorities, project management and meeting deadlines; strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Able to remain composed under stress, handles responses to criticism tactfully and takes responsibility for delivering on organizational commitments.
For a full job description or to apply, click here!

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Company: Binghampton Development Corporation

Position: Job Training Manager

Position Description

The Binghampton Development Corporation (BDC) is a faith-based non-profit community development corporation working to improve the quality of life in the Binghampton community. Since July 2003, the BDC has pursued a strategy to support the revitalization of this historic neighborhood through housing and economic development and empowerment programs for those plagued by issues of systemic poverty.

The BDC’s construction Job Training Manager plays a critical role in this effort by partnering with trainees in holistic job, spiritual, and life training while developing employment partnerships for graduate placements. The BDC seeks a full-time Job Training Manager who demonstrates sincere passion for social justice surrounding issues of urban poverty.

Key Responsibilities:

• Hires and manages job trainees – includes tracking hours, onboarding employees, and performing drug screens;

• Manages full residential rehabilitation and/or new construction projects

• Leads hands-on training in residential construction as well as teaches in-classroom residential construction curriculum;

• Teaches spiritual and life disciplines to the trainees in a classroom setting;

• Develops employment partnerships: includes building relationships with employers to understand their needs, providing hard and soft skill training relevant to workforce demand, and placing program graduates in full-time positions;

• Coordinates with BDC’s Property Team to eliminate blight and create high quality, affordable housing opportunities;

• Maintains relationships with program graduates.

Qualifications:

• At least 3-5 years residential construction experience, including project management experience such as creating material lists, building project budgets, managing laborers and subcontractors, and delivering project on time and within budget;

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint;

• The following are desired: Tennessee Residential Construction (BC – A) license, completed OSHA training course in Construction Safety and Health.

Personal Qualities:

• Consistently produces high quality, detailed work;

• Organizes, plans, and schedules in an efficient, productive manner;

• Collaborates well with people of different races, backgrounds, experiences, and educational levels;

• Elicits confidence and builds rapport;

• Enthusiastic, dependable, self-motivated, and self-aware.

Please submit resume and cover letter to: Noah Gray  at  noah@bdcmemphis.org


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Company: Downtown Memphis Commission

Position: Events and Programming Coordinator

Summary:

Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC), the organization charged with making Downtown a better place to live, work, play and invest, is seeking a Events and Programming Coordinator to help promote Downtown Memphis. The Events and Programming Coordinator will plan, lead and recruit events and programming in Downtown Memphis in support of the DMC’s strategic plan. The selected candidate will be an organized, creative, enthusiastic Memphis advocate with bright ideas and boundless energy.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work with the VP of Marketing to develop an on-going calendar of events/programming on behalf of Downtown Memphis Commission. These shall include, but not be limited to the DMC Annual Meeting, Downtown Dining Week, Downtown holiday activities, on-street activations and other events in public spaces in Downtown.
  • Manage the DMC’s event grant program.
  • Actively recruit existing events, festivals and programs to Downtown and encourage the creation of new events.
  • Work with community partners to develop joint activities relative to DMC goals.
  • Create and distribute weekly event guide emails, update events section on downtownmemphis.com, create events/event posts on social media (in conjunction with VP Marketing and Creative Manager) and report on results of events, as needed.
  • Provide administrative support to VP of Marketing and Creative Manager, as needed.

Skills Sought:

  • Creative, fun, enthusiastic advocate for Downtown Memphis.
  • Organized self-starter who can work on a myriad of projects simultaneously and independently.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Minimum 2 years experience in successful, large and small-scale event planning and production.
  • Ability to work and speak with diverse groups of people.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume with cover letter to Christine Taylor, taylor@downtownmemphis.com, and indicate the job you’re applying for.


Saddle Creek

Company: Saddle Creek

Position: Marketing Manager

Job Description

Primarily responsible for shopping center consumer marketing necessary to ensure awareness of store mix, drive retailer traffic/sales, direct the strategic development and implementation of property specific consumer events and PR plans. Direct and coordinate all digital communication efforts, foster and encourage store participation in order to maximize retailer sales performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Brand Identity – responsible for managing and providing strategic guidance of property’s branding and implementation to ensure consistency across all marketing channels. Effectively build and communicate the strategic branding strategy across marketing properties and provide leadership for PR firm, ad agency, graphic designers and all supporting vendors. Support corporate/regional initiatives and innovative marketing techniques to maximize efficiency.
  • Event Marketing – develop and execute annual event plans which are reflective of the property positioning and conducive to the needs of the local market, while driving retailer sales performance. Track and measure event success and modify as needed and create new events.
  • Digital Marketing- oversee the property website and digital properties in conjunction with the marketing and operations initiatives. Ongoing duties include website management, targeted email marketing, social media strategy, influencer programs, customer insights and data collection, wifi implementation (tentative) and monthly reporting on all initiatives through a digital scorecard. Continue to research, evaluate and implement new and effective digital strategies, sharing best practices with corporate and other property marketing directors.
  • Public Relations – effectively manage and utilize partner agency on development and execution of PR strategy, including media relations, event development, press release generation (events; seasonal fashion; gift giving; business news) and emergency response.
  • Retailer Specific Marketing – establish strong tenant communication and partnerships; review stores current marketing approach and create collaborative marketing efforts to ensure retailer and property success.
  • Community Development – develop individual and organizational consumer and business contacts within the community to build the property’s local market relationship and growth within the market. These relationships should reflect Perkins Rowe’s commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve, while building the sales performance of the property.
  • Performance & Reporting – responsible for the collection, reporting and analysis of retailer sales data, in addition to management of a mystery shopper program (where applicable), as tools to measure the performance of retailer operations and property marketing strategies. Utilize data to improve performance and return on investment in collaboration with individual stores and Corporate Retail Marketing.
  • Leasing – support national and local leasing teams in understanding the local market (geography; demographics; existing and new retailer opportunities; other) in order to provide additional tools in securing an optimal occupancy rate.
  • Project & Budget Management – develop and manage spending within timelines.
  • Sponsorships – Assist in selling advertising, sponsorship and unique partnership opportunities throughout the property and achieving alternative revenue goals.
  • Performance and Reporting – Provide scorecards and ROI/ROAS reports after marketing initiatives including paid media, events, campaigns, etc.
  • Project & Budget Management – Align all marketing plans and budgets with corporate initiatives and best practices.
  • Retailer Specific Marketing – Work with retailers on content creation and distribution across property marketing channels.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5 to 7 years of marketing experience, retail or property experience preferred
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Mail Chimp or other email marketing platform, WordPress or other CMS, Sprout Social or other social tools, Google Analytics and other applicable platforms to perform duties.
  • Experience with managing and executing a digital marketing plan including email marketing, social media, paid media (display, search, SEM), influencer campaigns and interactive experiences

Candidates may send a cover letter and resume to: Kenneth Taylor at KTaylor@trademarkproperty.com.


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Company: New Memphis Institute

Position: Executive Assistant

New Memphis is a not-for-profit organization committed to attracting, developing, activating and retaining talent in order to forge a prosperous and vital new Memphis.

Position Summary:  The Executive Assistant will work closely with the CEO and other key staff to provide administrative support.  This position provides an excellent opportunity to work for an established and dynamic non-profit.

Main Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively interact with team members, board members, participants, alumni and other stakeholders while representing New Memphis
  • Organize and send correspondence and materials on behalf of CEO and senior team
  • Draft and/or proof-read documents and presentations as needed utilizing a strong command of proper business writing and grammar
  • Manage all aspects of the CEO’s calendar and daily tasks
  • Compile data and prepare reports prior to meetings
  • Update, file and retrieve documents, records and reports
  • Maintain sales database, monitor activity, and prioritize calls for senior team, including fundraising team
  • Assist with events
  • Update contact information and other pertinent data in our database
  • Support team members in special project‐based work and other duties as assigned
  • Some evening and weekend work may be required

Key Skills

  • Organized self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment
  • At least five years of relevant work experience
  • Strong attention to details
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities
  • Exceptional written communications
  • Proactively responds to internal and external pressure by growing and adapting job tasks and responsibilities
  • Mentally agile; quick learner
  • Takes initiative to help other team members
  • Proficient with Excel and Word; Salesforce experience a plus

  Qualified applicants should send resume and cover letter by February 24, 2017 to info@newmemphis.org.


ER2

Company: ER2

Position: Electronic Testing & Assessment Stage 2 SPECIALIST

Description: Responsible for the out-of- box experience with our professionally refurbished equipment. Create compatible Windows, Apple OS, and Linux installation images, locating drivers while testing the system in it’s entirety for end use.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Extensive knowledge of many different brands of laptop, desktop, servers, tablets and phones  brands hardware and operating systems, how to change lLCDs, changing keyboards, parting out systems etc.
  • Creating compatible Windows, Apple OS, and Linux installation images, locating drivers, creating a seamless out of box experience for customers
  • Test computer systems and software upon installation
  • Test specific components in relation to the user experience.
  • Maintain inventory for department.
  • Creating custom images specific for customer needs.
  • Direct and coordinate employees daily responsibilities.
  • Resetting various types of equipment configuration back to factory default or sellable state.
  • Effectively utilize Internet resources to find procedures to troubleshoot equipment.
  • Effectively document and communicate trouble –shooting steps developed internally.
  • Properly recycle products, materials, or equipment deemed non-repairable and/or non-resalable or product without significant value.
  • Utilize knowledge of IT hardware and software to troubleshoot.

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Company: Indmar Marine Engines

Position: CNC Machinist

Indmar Products is a marine engine manufacturer located in south Millington.

CNC Machinist

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write CNC programs and performs run tests for functionality.
  • Creates setup instructions and other production documentation for CNC machines.
  • Evaluate and improve existing programs.
  • Setup and operate CNC machinery.
  • Performs routine maintenance on machines, including preventive maintenance.
  • Analyze engineering designs and drawings for in house manufacturability.
  • Trains CNC operators on CNC programs and blueprint readings.
  • Set up fixturing –tooling and work offsets.
  • Sets up and operates manual machine shop equipment (lathe, milling machines, and drill/tap machines.
  • Brings parts to machine area; loads parts into machine and runs parts.
  • Check finished parts with go or no-go gauges.
  • Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints
  • Must be able to write programs for CNC machines
  • Must have advanced math skills
  • Must read and use precision instruments for quality control
  • Must understand and utilize basic G&M code programming.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Technical degree or machinist certification
  • Minimum of 5 years CNC experience
  • Experience with  Fanuc controls.

 

Submit resumes to humanresources@indmar.com


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Company: Travelennium Inc.

Position: Corporate Travel Agent and Leisure Travel Agent

We are growing!! Travelennium is currently seeking an experienced corporate travel agent, with a minimum of 3 years Sabre experience, to handle high volume business travel concierge services.  Group travel a plus.  Proven record of corporate travel agent background required.

We are also looking for an experienced leisure travel agent, with a minimum of 3 years leisure travel agency sales experience.  Successful background selling cruises and vacation packages, both domestic and international is required.  Willing to travel.

Travelennium Inc. is a travel management company headquartered in Memphis since 1968.  Our goal is to offer extraordinary and personalized travel reservations.  We cater to our customers, discern their needs and advise them of their best options with a rigorous attention to detail.  Whether our customer is traveling for business or leisure, we will do everything possible to create a totally satisfied customer at the end of each trip.  Voted Memphis Best Travel Agency and Most Favorite 2014, 2015, 2016 and Best Places to Work by Memphis Business Journal, Travelennium is a small company that has a big impact on our employees and customers lives.  We love Memphis and are very community oriented, volunteering and participating in various functions and fund-raisers throughout the year.

 

Our experienced staff is highly energetic, flexible, dedicated to service and passionate about travel.  We are family friendly and have a great working environment.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to:  info@travelennium.com.  


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Company: Downtown Memphis Commission

Position: Blue Suede Brigadier (including BSB Lead)

The Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) is seeking multiple candidates to be a part of our Blue Suede Brigade (BSB) team on a full-time basis, including a BSB Lead position on a full-time basis.

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Blue Suede Brigade Lead and Director of Safety & Hospitality, members of the Blue Suede Brigade are responsible for patrolling Downtown Memphis as hospitality and safety ambassadors for the City of Memphis and Downtown; serving as supplemental eyes and ears for the business community and law enforcement agencies; and monitoring environmental conditions in the Downtown area.

Essential Functions include:

  • Create a friendly, helpful environment in Downtown’s public spaces by being assertively friendly, cheerful and welcoming and by offering assistance to visitors, workers and residents while patrolling Downtown
  • Provide information on activities, services, history, development and other facts about Downtown
  • Give accurate directions to specific Downtown locations and other destinations in the Memphis area
  • Observe and report safety and environmental issues and general street activity
  • Maintain routine two-way radio contact with other brigadiers and, as needed, the Memphis Police Department’s Downtown Precinct
  • Report and react to emergency situations appropriately
  • Deter panhandling and other nuisances, e.g. perform minor litter removal
  • Visit businesses to provide, and share, appropriate information, and maintain positive relationships
  • Ensure the patrol area is provided with high-quality security services to protect people and property
  • Effectively patrol the area on a bicycle, Segway or on foot
  • Build, improve and maintain effective relationships with both client employees and guests, and the general public
  • Report safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances verbally and in writing
  • Handle security issues and emergency situations according to protocol
  • Monitor closed circuit television systems and alarms
  • Use web-based incident reporting software via handheld device (training provided)
  • Monitor compliance with parking, vending, Main Street Mall access, and other civil ordinances
  • Issue city parking citations on Main Street and connecting streets/alleys
  • Assist with distribution of correspondence and materials to Downtown locations
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements Include:

  • Ability and willingness to walk up to an eight-hour patrol beat outdoors in all types of weather
  • Outgoing and friendly disposition; ability to work with diverse groups of people
  • Ability to remain flexible in an ever-changing environment; adapt well to different situations
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented atmosphere and/or unsupervised for extended periods of time
  • Basic knowledge of and interest in Downtown and the City of Memphis (or ability to obtain/retain this knowledge)
  • Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Physically capable of bicycle and Segway patrol (training provided) for several hours at a time
  • Active Tennessee Security Guard License preferred (DMC will assist to acquire)
  • Previous security, military or law enforcement experience preferred
  • Previous security, military or law enforcement experience, preferably some supervisory, is REQUIRED for BSB Lead positions
  • Neat and professional appearance
  • Ability to handle emergency situations efficiently and effectively
  • Stable and dependable work history with references
  • Satisfactory completion of a background security check
  • Willing to submit to substance screening at time of employment and randomly thereafter
  • Must be at least 18 years

Working Conditions:

  • Outdoor patrol plus office assignments and inside visits to businesses
  • Shifts may vary: morning, evening and weekend, with some late nights and early mornings

Please send all resumes to Christine Taylor, taylor@downtownmemphis.com. Indicate which job position you are applying for in email.


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Company: Downtown Memphis Commission

Position: Manager, Clean & Green Operations

The Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) is seeking a Manager of our Clean & Green Operations on a full-time basis.

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Vice President of Operations, the Manager of Clean & Green (Position) is responsible for monitoring and maintaining optimal environmental conditions in the Downtown area. The primary areas of responsibility are the Downtown Core, Main Street Mall and intersecting streets/alleys, DMC-controlled public parking garages, and certain public parks. The Position will also direct outside work crews, and assist and monitor vendors that are contracted to provide landscaping, pressure washing, and other services in the Downtown area.

Essential Functions:

  • Spend at least 75% of their time outdoors, to include in DMC garages, participating in work assignments, monitoring and maintaining a high level of cleanliness and orderliness in areas of responsibility
  • Take ownership of the condition and cleanliness of assigned areas, monitoring and reporting all unsanitary and unsightly conditions and addressing those as soon as possible
  • Inspect conditions and maintenance at DPA garages
  • Manage the maintenance of seasonal landscaping and plantings at Court Square Park and other green spaces
  • Manage the maintenance of planters that are located on the Main Street Mall and other assigned areas
  • Observe and report safety and environmental issues and other related general street activity
  • Report and react to emergency situations appropriately
  • Build, improve and maintain effective relationships with government departments and other organizations that have maintenance, litter & debris removal, and clean & green operations in Downtown Memphis
  • Work with property owners, businesses, MPD, and other organizations to monitor, limit, and remove graffiti and tags
  • Report safety concerns, security breaches, and unusual circumstances verbally and in writing
  • Use web-based incident reporting software via hand held device (training provided)
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to work outdoors in all types of weather
  • Outgoing and friendly disposition; ability to work with diverse groups of people
  • Ability to remain flexible in an ever-changing environment; adapt well to different situations
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • Some knowledge and experience in planting/landscaping is preferred
  • Ability to work in a team oriented atmosphere and/or unsupervised for extended periods of time
  • Basic knowledge of and interest in Downtown and the City of Memphis
  • Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Previous maintenance & environmental experience

Working Conditions:

  • Mainly outdoors with some administrative work
  • Shifts may vary: morning, evening, and some weekends

Please send all resumes to Christine Taylor, taylor@downtownmemphis.com. Indicate which job position you are applying for in email.


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Company: SRVS

Position: Community Life Coach

Duties:

Under the direct supervision of the Residential Director, the Community Life Manager (CLM) is responsible for providing overall comprehensive care to assure that the people being supported thrive through coordination of medical, social, financial, religious, recreational, work, housing, employment or day services.

The CLM will assure that staff supports are in place for the person supported to live as full participants in their home and community utilizing a person centered plan to develop, implement and monitor the Individual Support Plan (ISP)while focusing on the environment, health. safety and well being of the person supported.

Requirements:

High School diploma or equivalency required.  Bachelor’s degree from as accredited college a plus.  Must have 3 to 5 years of management experience in the field of disabilities or related area.

Please email resume to:  Kytrinia.Miller@srvs.org  or apply at www.srvs.org


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Company: Archer Malmo

Position: PR Specialist/Senior PR Specialist

Archer Malmo, one of the largest independent advertising agencies in the U.S.—and recognized as one of the best places to work by Advertising Age—is powered by an exceptional group of over 220 talented and collaborative communications people. We are a team of progressive makers, thinkers and doers. The opportunity to paint a new future—to make a difference for our clients—is what fuels and motivates us.

Are you a PR pro with a passion for storytelling through traditional media, online/blogger and other influencer channels? We are looking for a team member who will help develop and create compelling content across a variety of earned channels. In addition to crafting engaging pitches, news releases and other editorial content, this individual will also establish and nurture relationships with key social influencers to help tell our clients’ stories as well as work with interagency teams on a variety of integrated campaigns.

Requirements

  • PR Specialist/Senior PR Specialist with 6-10 years of PR agency experience (or equivalent experience in a corporate environment) with a focus on representing consumer and B2B accounts
  • Skilled at writing and content development (specifically news releases, media alerts and pitches, as well as experience in developing client/competitor reports, white papers, advertorials, MAT releases, etc.)
  • Ability to juggle fast-moving projects and work against evolving deliverables and deadlines
  • Proactive and strategic approach to PR, excellent verbal/written communications skills and keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work on cross-functional teams at the agency as well as with various clients and vendor/partners.
  • Proven record of media relations success and relationships, specifically with local, national and sector media and bloggers, and the ability to develop new relationships and identify media and blogger targets who can help share our clients’ happenings
  • Experience in coordinating interviews, developing briefing materials and conducting client and media follow-up
  • Adept at developing news bureau content and proactively pitching media/influencers on behalf of clients, and an understanding of how to leverage data, research and trends that support client initiatives
  • Track record of working with and managing subject matter experts, spokespeople, industry groups and influencer programs for PR activations
  • Experience in leveraging social media in concert with traditional PR activities, and an understanding of how earned, paid and owned channels work together
  • Skilled at tracking results, showing value and developing status reports for assigned accounts, including editorial/blogger coverage
  • Have a professional demeanor and work closely with colleagues from across the agency, as well as with various client teams and outside vendors
  • Experience working events/trade shows (including pitching, securing and facilitating editorial meetings; developing talking points and briefing materials). On-site staffing and experiential activation experience a plus
  • Ability to manage up and down and work collaboratively with other departments and teams within the agency (and our clients)
  • Occasionally provide support to PR leadership with issues management or in challenging communications situations on behalf of clients
  • Past experience in creating (or managing the creation of) multimedia content, including video, a plus
  • Some travel may be needed to support events, conferences and trade shows or media tours as requested by clients (anticipated on average 5-10 percent)

 Please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@archermalmo.com. 


MMDC

Company: Memphis Medical District Collaborative

Position: Program Associate/Manager- Commercial Corridor Focus

Background

The Memphis Medical District Collaborative (MMDC) seeks a qualified Program Associate/Manager to join our growing team. Established in early 2016, MMDC is a not-for-profit, community development organization committed to strengthening the communities between and around the eight major anchor institutions in the Memphis Medical District. MMDC seeks applicants who have a proven record of developing, operating and managing programs that strengthen commercial corridors.

 

Program Associate/Manager Responsibilities

The Program Associate/Manager position will join the program team, reporting to the Director of Programs. This person will focus on MMDC’s community development work – strengthening the commercial corridors in the Medical District. This portfolio currently includes: revitalizing vacant and underutilized storefronts; developing assistance packages for existing businesses; conducting business assessments; actively engaging current and potential businesses in the District; and developing and administering a package of incentives targeting businesses in the District.

Candidate Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be an urbanist with a deep understanding of cities and city building strategies. They will be committed to the regeneration of urban neighborhoods and to working closely with our network of medical and educational anchor institutions, advisers, local businesses and community leaders. The candidate must be an energetic, self-starter, who is well organized, and capable of functioning in a very independent situation. The candidate must be confident working in a fast-paced, start-up environment, and possess a desire to grow within a dynamic and high-performing team.

Additionally, the candidate must have:

• Experience with business development, community development and/or economic development programs;

• An understanding of urban planning principles and practices and/or community development principles and procedures;

• Knowledge of economic development finance, redevelopment, and emerging real-estate development trends; and

• Demonstrated passion for developing relationships with business owners.

Minimum Qualifications

• A master’s degree in a related field with a minimum of two years’ professional experience OR equivalent work experience (four years related work experience).

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Must be comfortable advocating for your positions and speaking in public.

• Strong organizational skills and commitment to meet deadlines.

• Passion for social, economic and/or civic issues.

• Experience with place-based initiatives (ie. CDC; medical district; innovation district; neighborhood redevelopment).

If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume and cover letter to info@mdcollaborative.org.

In your cover letter, let us know why you are interested in this type of work and specifically what your experiences have taught you about how design of the built environment, real- estate and community work together to make great places.


MMDC

Company: Memphis Medical District Collaborative

Position: Program Manager-Real Estate Focus

Background

The Memphis Medical District Collaborative (MMDC) seeks a qualified Program Associate/Manager to join our growing team. Established in early 2016, MMDC is a not-for-profit, community development organization committed to strengthening the communities between and around the eight major anchor institutions in the Memphis Medical District. MMDC seeks applicants who have a proven record of developing, operating and managing programs that strengthen commercial corridors.

Program Manager Responsibilities

The Program Manager position will support the President in managing our planning and real-
estate programs in the Medical District. This portfolio currently includes: site specific planning efforts; RFPs for new projects and development opportunities; district wide commercial and residential planning and infill efforts; recruitment of development consistent with residential and retail market studies; community engagement; and governmental outreach and coordination around programs and policies related to real-estate development.

Candidate Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be an urbanist with a deep understanding of cities and city building strategies. They will be committed to the regeneration of urban neighborhoods and to working closely with our network of medical and educational anchor institutions, advisers, local businesses and community leaders. The candidate must be an energetic, self-starter, who is well organized, and capable of functioning in a very independent situation. The candidate must be confident working in a fast-paced, start-up environment, and possess a desire to grow within a dynamic and high-performing team.

Additionally, the candidate must have:

• Experience with real-estate, community development, urban design, and/or economic development programs;

• An understanding of urban planning principles and practices and/or community development principles and procedures;

• A background with real-estate services and transactions;

• Experience with GIS; data analytics; or design software is a plus.

• Knowledge of economic development finance, redevelopment, and emerging real-estate development trends;

 

Minimum Qualifications

• A master’s degree in a related field with a minimum of two years’ professional experience OR equivalent work experience (four years related work experience).

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Must be comfortable advocating for your positions and speaking in public.

• Strong organizational skills and commitment to meet deadlines.

• Passion for social, economic and/or civic issues.

• Experience with place-based initiatives (ie. CDC; medical district; innovation district; neighborhood redevelopment).

If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume and cover letter to info@mdcollaborative.org.

In your cover letter, let us know why you are interested in this type of work and specifically what your experiences have taught you about how design of the built environment, real- estate and community work together to make great places.


tech901-2

Company: Tech901

Position: Instructors, Full-time Contractors or Experienced IT Workers 

Tech901 has immediate interest in hiring the instructors needed to train new IT workers in  CompTIA and Cisco Certification Courses.  Are you IT certified or experienced and looking for your next career opportunity?  

Tech901 operates a non-profit Academy that offers a comprehensive IT career development program, and is seeking to hire an experienced and certified instructors.

We prepare new tech workers to test for industry-valued, CompTIA and Cisco  IT skill certifications, training in professional acumen, career essentials and job placement.  The mission of our training department is to provide our students the vocational tools to build a better life through a high-quality technical training and workforce-readiness education. 

Qualifications:

  • Preferred candidates have IT Industry certifications in CompTIA A+, Security+, Project+, Cisco CCENT
  • Candidates with applicable industry experience will be considered for new Instructor development
  • Ability to create effective lesson plans
  • Manage student data-tracking database
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population
  • Effective communication skills

 We value excellence, ethics, and celebrate diversity, and are relentlessly committed to improving ourselves and our work to enhance the lives of our students.

For more information or to apply, click here!


obsidian

Company: Obsidian Public Relations

Position: Senior Account Manager

Obsidian Public Relations is seeking a qualified applicant with four to six years of public relations experience, preferably with agency experience but not required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations required
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and accounts in a fast-paced work environment
  •  Extensive knowledge and experience in strategic communication planning and execution
  • Excellent writing skills (including proficiency in AP Style)
  • Must be flexible, organized, detail- and deadline-oriented and able to work independently
  • Experience in traditional and digital media relations
  • Knowledge of and experience in creating/executing social media campaigns, integrated marketing campaigns, blogs and other online campaigns
  • Experience managing client vendor relationships (i.e. graphic designers, web designers, consultants, etc.)
  • Ability to work with clients in a variety of industries (B2B, B2C, nonprofit, large corporate entities, hospitality, arts and entertainment, etc.)
  • Ability to manage a team of junior account partners across multiple accounts, as well as interns

Primary Functions:

Lead PR strategy and tactical direction for multiple assigned accounts and manage junior team members assigned to partner accounts.

Secondary Functions: Support the growth and development of Obsidian Public Relations through engagement and participation in ongoing assignments, team-building activities and the overall positive culture of the firm.

Responsibilities: Account Management

1. Manage all client communication on assigned accounts, including regular contact with key leaders and/or assigned representatives to stay informed on PR/communication needs and opportunities.

2. Develop and execute key PR strategies and tactics to ensure progress toward client communication goals and objectives.

3. Monitor ongoing news and trends in industries for all assigned clients.

4. Establish and maintain relationships with key reporters related to assigned client industries/business.

5. Initiate and facilitate media relations efforts on behalf of assigned clients to garner positive media coverage.

6. Provide ongoing strategic PR and communication counsel, as needed.

7. Assist with planning and execution of client events and attend, as needed.

8. Coordinate production of communication and branding materials, as needed.

9. Assist with planning and placement of client advertising, as needed.

Responsibilities: Junior Team Management

1. Assign and supervise tactical efforts by account assistants and specialists assigned to partner accounts.

2. Maintain ongoing communication with account assistants and specialists to monitor progress of tactical efforts and provide feedback to ensure proper direction for the client.

3. Provide professional guidance and counsel, as needed, to assist with professional development.

 

Typical Day-to- Day Activities:

Lots of writing, research, strategic communications planning, social media strategy and content development, media monitoring, media relations, media and ambassador training, crisis/issue management, event planning, community relations advisement, etc.

To submit a resume and writing samples, applicants should email (lauren@obsidianpr.com).


lens rentals

Company: Lensrentals

Positions: Photo and Video Inspector/Technician

Lensrentals is a fantastic place to work! We believe in working hard, having fun, and giving our customers the best possible rental experience. Our team members get great benefits, including health, dental, paid vacation, and 401(k), not to mention – FREE RENTALS!

Lensrentals.com is hiring for our Photo/Video Inspection Team! As a member of our Inspection Team, you will be on the front lines to ensure customer quality.

Members of our Inspection Team are responsible for visual inspection of photo and video gear and accessories, and tasks such as wrapping cables, testing memory cards and batteries, and assisting the Photo and Video Technicians in sorting and shelving equipment.

We’re looking for detail-oriented people who have an interest in photography and/or videography and would like to learn more about the gear.

Requirements:

– Punctuality
– Extreme attention to detail
– Ready to be part of a fast-working, tight-knit team
– Great memory/memorization skills
– Ability to work under pressure and/or deadlines
– Ability to do repetitive tasks without losing focus
– Ability to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs
– Any Photo/Video experience is a plus!

If you’re interested in joining our Memphis, TN based team, please submit your resume to jobs@lensrentals.com


madison hotel

Company: Aparium Hotel Group – The Madison Hotel

Position: Director of Sales

The jazzy spirit of Memphis is brought to life at The Madison Hotel. This 110 room boutique luxury hotel dazzles the senses with its striking interiors. Its contemporary style is best defined by its bold use of colors, geometric patterns, and modern furnishings. This comfortable yet stylish luxury hotel is the select address for cosmopolitan travelers. See why the Madison Hotel is synonymous with “luxury”. Experience the unparalleled service, the refined Southern charm, and the classic European elegance of downtown’s most distinctly cosmopolitan address. It is known as downtown Memphis’ most celebrated luxury venue and the 1st Small Luxury Four Diamond Hotel – The Madison.

In this role, the Director of Sales will lead sales planning such as prospecting and seeking business for the hotel, as well as networking and connecting with influencers in the community.

Job Requirements:

  • Responsible for daily operation of the Sales department
  • Direct sales activities of the hotel to achieve budgeted goals
  • Establishes and directs the development of annual sales goals; ensures they are fully understood and implemented in the hotel
  • Develops the budget with the General Manager and Controller
  • Prepares the budget and ensures the department operates within cost constraints, i.e. direct selling costs, etc
  • Controls date, availability, and rate on guest rooms and function space
  • Establishes a group room rate and average rate goals based on marketing plan and overall objectives
  • Evaluates, solicits, sells and confirms business in assigned market area to meet overall budgeted sales and profitability
  • Develops data and recommend programs to meet client’s needs
  • Participates in yield management and adheres to strategy
  • Negotiates with clients and achieve maximum revenue/profit potential while satisfying client’s needs
  • Manages transient and group room commitments to ensure proper market mix
  • Manages function of space allocation for group and catering bookings based on established guidelines and procedures
  • Oversees the coordination of various department’s activities related to booked business to ensure customer satisfaction and hotel profitability
  • Ensures communication of Sales Managers between other Department Heads is maintained to maximize the guest experience and hotel profitability
  • Ensures projects are executed for all market areas as stated in the hotel marketing plan with emphasis to increase sales and profitability
  • Analyzes sales statistics against booked vs. consumed business
  • Reviews market analysis and determine client needs, occupancy potential, rates desired, etc.
  • Coordinates special sales activities, promotions, trade shows, etc.
  • Supports Sales and Catering managers by participating in solving problems with other departments as required related to business booked in the hotel. i.e. problems of guest room function space conflicts, salvaging of accounts which have threaten cancellation
  • Follows-up with Sales Managers on progress of groups booked such as room night pick-up, function space ratios, consortia agreements, catering coordination, etc.
  • Enhances the hotel’s community image and stays abreast of the competition, new developments and sales methods and techniques in the hotel industry to maximize sales volume and profitability
  • Conducts and/or attends meetings to maintain favorable working relationships among associates and to promote maximum morale, productivity and efficiency
  • Prepares reports and forecasts as requested to develop a more informative data base for improved management decision making and critical evaluation of work activities
  • Performs all accountabilities in a timely and efficient manner, following established policy and projecting a favorable image of the hotel to achieve objectives, public recognition and acceptance

Additional Requirements:

  • Willing to work a flexible schedule in order to accomplish all required tasks
  • Work with integrity, confidentiality and discretion
  • Work in a safe, prudent and highly organized manor
  • Superior oral, written and computer skills
  • Guide and monitor business ethics and good business practice
  • Conduct self in a most professional manner at all times to reflect the hotel standards
  • Highly organized and has the ability to plan multiple activities and meet deadlines with the ability to maintain a positive and professional demeanor at all times
  • Participate in Lobby Duty Program
  • Available to cross train as directed
  • Knowledge of Sales, Reservation and Room’s distribution functions
  • All other responsibilities assigned by management

Education Requirements:

  • A 4 year college degree preferred
  • 8+ years sales experience preferred
  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel and other applicable computer system

To apply, send resume to lily.bird@adamskeegan.com with your name and “Madison DOS” in the subject line.


commtrans

Company: Comm Trans

Position: Accounting Assistant

An established Memphis based 40-year commercial fleet sales, graphics and signage manufacturing company is seeking an experienced ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT.

Experience in A/R, A/P, Payroll, with strong proficiency in EXCEL is required. Applicant must have a minimum of 3+ years of accounting experience.

Experience with Quick Books.

Enterprise and/or Mas 200 experience would be a plus.

 

Come join our team, enjoy our work place, and a great group of long term employees that will appreciate and support your efforts.

Please send your resume with salary history to: lsouthern@commtrans.com


MMI

Company: Memphis Music Initiative

Position: Director, Finance and Operations

MMI Overview:

The Memphis Music Initiative (MMI)(invests in youth, local communities and Memphis’ musical legacy by broadening and strengthening existing music engagement offerings in and out of schools and supporting youth-centered, community-based music programs. Our approach is three tiered. Through various unique interventions, MMI seeks to:

1) sustain existing in- school music engagement and expand instruction through partnerships with local musicians;

2) expand high-quality, out-of-school time school programs to reach more youth and remove barriers to youth engagement and participation;

3) support organizations thatare providing music engagement enhance their sustainability and scale high quality programming.

From gospel to rock, soul to country, hip-hop to classical, the Memphis Music Initiative supports all forms of musical expression that have created a powerful musical legacy and tradition in Memphis.

Job Description:

MMI is seeking an experienced Director of Finance and Operations to build and develop state of the art processes, sound internal controls, optimal fiscal policies and operational best practices. The Director, Finance and Operations, will be responsible for providing leadership of the accounting and operations processes in a dynamic, collaborative, and mission-based environment. The ideal candidate will also be responsible for human resource systems and general business operations and ensure proper level of transparency into the above referenced workstreams.

The Director, Finance and Operations will be detail-oriented and have a strategic approach to systems implementation. The ideal candidate is a self-directed, innovative thinker that can embrace MMI’s unique culture and bring value added competencies to an organization in its startup phase. The right candidate will thrive in a culture that understands unrelenting advocacy for poor black and Latino youth. The successful candidate will supervise one finance manager and will report to the Chief Operations and Strategy Officer.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The Director, Finance and Operations will perform the following and other duties as assigned:

Finance and Fiscal Reporting

• Create and manage organization’s annual budget in collaboration with board, staff, funders and executive director.

• Provide leadership and supervision over the organization’s financial infrastructure including policies, accounts payables, accounts receivable, G/L, and payroll.

• Create an internal control and fiscal framework that promotes optimal organizational performance that is compliant with MMI’s authority matrix

• Maintain both cash and accrual based financial report and forecasts

• Manage the month-end close process (monthly P&L, budget vs. actual analysis, balance sheet and cash flow statements)

• Prepare timely and accurate financial reports for MMI’s Board of Directors and other key stakeholders

Accounting, Audit, and Tax Return

• Oversee the completion of financial statements

• Manage the annual external audit process which includes being the central point of contact for auditors, responding to audit and document requests

• Ensure timely and accurate filing of federal and state tax returns, including preparation of schedules and reconciliations

• Implement (and refine, as needed) accounting policies and procedures, including all travel and expense reimbursement polices

• Ensure accounting records adhere to GAAP and regulatory requirements

• Oversee preparation of journal entries, and supporting schedules monthly for accrued expenses, expense allocations, etc.

 

Required Competencies:

• Nonprofit financial management experience is required

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required

• Licensed CPA strongly preferred

• Strong working knowledge of GAAP

• High attention to detail and strong organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills

• Advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software, including QuickBooks

• Strong interpersonal communications skills; ability to communicate policies and financial concepts to non-finance managers

• Strong collaboration skills; ability to create and maintain cross-functional teams

• Flexible nature and ability to work under pressure and manage shifting priorities under competing deadlines

• Commitment and enthusiasm for the mission of MMI

• Comfortable working with people of diverse backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

• At least 10 years of experience required with a minimum of 5 years non-profit accounting experience

• Ability to write policies and procedures and document work processes

To Apply

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and resume to financedirector@memphisismusic.org or mail to 477 S Main Street, Memphis, TN  38103.


MMI

Company: Memphis Music Initiative

Position: Program Coordinator

MMI Overview:

The Memphis Music Initiative (MMI)(invests in youth, local communities and Memphis’ musical legacy by broadening and strengthening existing music engagement offerings in and out of schools and supporting youth-centered, community-based music programs. Our approach is three tiered. Through various unique interventions, MMI seeks to:

1) sustain existing in- school music engagement and expand instruction through partnerships with local musicians;

2) expand high-quality, out-of-school time school programs to reach more youth and remove barriers to youth engagement and participation;

3) support organizations thatare providing music engagement enhance their sustainability and scale high quality programming.

From gospel to rock, soul to country, hip-hop to classical, the Memphis Music Initiative supports all forms of musical expression that have created a powerful musical legacy and tradition in Memphis.

Job Description:

MMI Works is seeking a Program Coordinator to assist with implementation and execution of program activities throughout the year, involving a variety of administrative and program tasks. The Coordinator will engage directly with students, parents, organizations and MMI staff. We are looking for someone who is organized and detail-oriented with a passion for serving Memphis youth. The ideal candidate has excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with youth, parents, and a diverse range of people. The Program Coordinator has a strong ability to work collaboratively and take initiative while supporting a larger team effort. The right candidate will thrive in a culture that understands unrelenting advocacy for poor black and Latino youth and is committed to music/arts education and creative youth development.

Key Responsibilities:

• Create and revise documents, spreadsheets and materials needed for life cycle of MMI Works to include recruitment and selection, placement, professional development, and MWE

• Manage relationships with various external contractors (photographers, videographer, facilitators etc.), and successfully execute all administrative and logistical activities related to MMI Works events

• Assist MMI Works staff during all relevant sessions including, but not limited to, professional development, sessions, orientation, and field experiences

• Plan for and coordinate materials, food, supplies for orientation, meetings, professional development and other activities and events

• Track expenses and prepare reports for budget monitoring and reimbursements

• Prepare and submit timely requests for intern paychecks, reimbursements and vendor payments

• Transcribe documents and notes from professional development and meetings

• Manage intern scholarship process to ensure scholarships are accurate and accounted for MMI Works

• Create and maintain several databases for interns, organizations and scholarships

• Engage directly with students and parents during scheduled sessions and orientation

• Assist with a variety of extended learning activities and projects as needed

Required Competencies:

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Ability to perform well in non-traditional youth development environments

• Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment, while maintaining the ability to work independently in varied activities and projects

• Ability to create and monitor program implementation plans

• Detailed oriented and efficient

• Ability to interact with people from a variety of backgrounds, ages and experiences

Qualifications:

• Minimum 3 years experience teaching, advising and/or working with underserved youth, primarily teenagers

• Experience working with low income communities of color

• Passionate about youth equity and access

• Knowledge of Memphis relative to youth development and engagement

• Proficient and tech-savvy with ability to create, revise and produce spreadsheets and documents

To Apply

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and resume to programcoordinator@memphisismusic.org or mail to 477 S Main Street, Memphis, TN  38103.


Habitat for Humanity

Company: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis

Positions: 7 Open Positions

Habitat works in partnership with families in need of adequate shelter to build decent, affordable homes. The homes are then sold to Habitat’s partner families, at no profit and with no interest charged. Partner families invest hundreds of hours of their own labor — sweat equity — into building their homes and the homes of others. Their mortgage payments go into a revolving “Fund for Humanity” that is used to build more homes.

Volunteers provide most of the house-building labor, and faith-based, corporate and individual donors provide the money, materials and labor necessary to build Habitat homes.

Check out these positions:

Construction Project Manager

Community Development/Real Estate Manager

Director of Development

Receptionist

ReStore General Manager

Special Project Manager – Senior Programs

Volunteer and Development Coordinator


crosstown-arts

Company: Crosstown Arts

Position: Head Chef

 

Crosstown Arts is seeking an experienced, creative chef for a full-time position providing healthy, plant-based food for a new café, multidisciplinary artist residency program and ongoing community events inside the newly renovated Crosstown Concourse building.

Scheduled to open in May of 2017, the café will offer a simplified menu for each meal of the day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) where participants in the residency program will be served alongside the general public.  The vision of the café is centered on giving the chef the rare opportunity to explore their own unique culinary creativity in a supportive environment providing innovative, health-conscious and affordable shared meals without having to adhere to a fixed menu.

Click here for a full job description and a link to the online application


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