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OCTOBER 2020

 

SUMMER CLASSICS
Graphic Designer

Description: The Graphic Designer is responsible for supporting the processes of brand/advertising development, support catalog production, and national advertising (including print and web) for all divisions. Other responsibilities include maintaining image catalogs for digital sales platforms. Assists with E-blasts, print advertising, website, catalog, development, etc. Assists in preparation of department presentations.   Assists with all retail graphic design related requests and work with department team members on projects. Assists with all graphic needs for the Summer Classics Garden Party; invitation, menus, promotional items (t-shirts, towels, etc., usually theme related), nametags, and table arrangements. Maintains department marketing calendar in conjunction with design team members. Assists in management of photography archives and image editing (including lifestyles, silos, and photo shopping where necessary). Assists in management and execution of all print and digital catalogs for Summer Classics, Summer Classics Commercial Sales, and Private Label. Implements goals of marketing/sales department together with design department goals, creating material that is conducive to the success of both. Evaluates the effectiveness of methods used to achieve Marketing objectives. Adheres to the graphic/brand standard of Summer Classics, creating branding
materials. Assists sales team with marketing opportunities. Prepares materials for use at industry markets (casual show, premarket, etc.) as needed.
 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Art, Design or related field required. Entry-level experience in Adobe Creative Suite required. Experience with catalog print process from beginning to end (designing to packaging files and press checking color at the printer). Demonstrated dedication to accuracy. Strong graphic design layout skills. Good time management skills. Meeting deadlines. Ability to work independently and make responsible decisions.

 

Expected Hours of Work: Core hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (with some
overtime expected).


Contact: David McLean, Vice President of Human Resources, Summer Classics, 3140 Pelham Parkway, Pelham, AL 35124, davidm@summerclassics.com, Office: (205) 358-9425, Cell: (205) 837-9119, Web: www.summerclassics.com/careers

SUMMER CLASSICS
Web Developer

Description: The Web Developer is responsible for providing the technical aspects of the Company’s customer facing websites and online initiatives, with the goal of providing technical expertise to marketing operations in the most efficient manner possible. The Web Developer is responsible for; designing and developing our website(s), system
integrations, and analytics management to execute a winning solution for our customers and business. Designs and develops website(s) updates with marketing initiatives and business needs. Supports corporate, retail, and franchisee website tactics that are not supported through a content management system; includes integrating sliced PSD files
(usually converted to HTML/CSS) into either WordPress or some other proven open source system. Writes code to generate web pages and access to databases and business logic servers. Sets up e-commerce applications. Collaborates with design, strategy, and sales teams to identify user’s needs and makes changes as needed; contributes to “scope of build” conversations with marketing team.  Tests and documents software for websites. Writes, modifies and debugs software for websites. Finds, diagnoses, and fixes website problems, including; broken links (both internal and external), typographical errors, and formatting inconsistencies; monitors health and uptime of servers. Tracks and evaluates new standards; technologies; and trends in website development, design, and delivery. Creates and maintains a consistent website architectural structure. Creates and maintains an archive for website templates and images.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field; Minimum of two to five years’ experience as a web developer or equivalent combination of education and experience; Proficient in programming languages such as; Javascript, advanced HTML, CSS along with general understanding of relevant hardware; C#.NET preferred; Photoshop and WordPress experience a must; Working knowledge of website authoring, development, and publishing tools; Good knowledge of CRM platforms and best practices; Experience with Lotus Domino and/or jQuery a plus; Experience with Sitecore and/or Sitefinity a plus; Knowledge of email provider platforms such as, Exact Target preferred; Basic knowledge of social media platforms; Familiar with website traffic driving efforts such as; SEO, PPC, SMS/mobile, social
media, online advertising, etc.; Understanding of; communications, marketing, customer service and user interface principles; Marketing support experience a plus; Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; highly self-motivated and self directed; Strong attention to detail; experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment; Experience in gathering, analyzing, and meeting business requirements; Excellent interpersonal skills; excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills; Desire to stay updated and current on new technologies; Good understanding of major operating systems; Ability to multi-task and possess strong time management and organizational skills; Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment; Office equipment including; laptop, desktop, copier, and printer.

Contact: David McLean, Vice President of Human Resources, Summer Classics, 3140 Pelham Parkway, Pelham, AL 35124, davidm@summerclassics.com, Office: (205) 358-9425, Cell: (205) 837-9119, Web: www.summerclassics.com/careers

SUMMER CLASSICS
Junior Designer

Description: The Junior Designer is responsible for assisting the product development process from conceptual sketch, to final production approvals. The Junior Designer position is responsible for developing; concept sketches, generating 3D & 2D engineering drawings, and creating photo realistic digital renderings from 3D models. The role is providing support of both Gabby and Summer Classics designers, and creating designs for both brands. Design – Creates and develops design concepts for; Summer Classics (SC), Summer Classics Commercial Sales (SCCS), Private Label Accounts and Gabby; evaluates design ideas based on factors such as aesthetic appearance, designfunction relationships, serviceability, materials engineering, application, budget, selling price, production costs, methods of production, market characteristics and client specifications; presents design concepts to supervisor and discusses
need for modification and/or approvals. CAD Modeling – Develops and revises 3D CAD and 2D engineering drawings;
Creates photo renderings for design presentations and review. Research – Researches design trends, product limitations, innovative materials, customer needs, and sales data. Development – Assists the design team with prototype tracking and organization; generates quote submission forms (QSF) for supervisor approval; generates 3D
models for design layouts; generates product specification sheets for new products; creates design PPT for design and executive team review; and communicates with suppliers as needed to develop designs. Assists with planning and execution of product photography. Manages prototype sample inventory and tracking. Creates and tracks yearly design calendar and Gantt chart.

Qualifications: Four-year bachelor’s degree with major in Industrial Design, Architecture, Engineering, or related area required; Masters preferred; One to three years of work experience in design, preferably in furniture or related
industry; Strong portfolio displaying creativity, problem solving, and technical expertise; Basic knowledge of manufacturing techniques; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment; Strong computer skills – Adobe Creative Suite, Rhinoceros (or related CAD software), Keyshot (or related software), and MS Office Suite required; Knowledge of the furniture design industry including, knowledge of materials and applications of general design practices preferred.

Contact: David McLean, Vice President of Human Resources, Summer Classics, 3140 Pelham Parkway, Pelham, AL 35124, davidm@summerclassics.com, Office: (205) 358-9425, Cell: (205) 837-9119, Web: www.summerclassics.com/careers

BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN COLLEGE

Assistant Director of Accessibility Services & Resources


Description: The Assistant Director of Accessibility Services & Resources reports through the Associate Dean of Students to the Vice President of Student Development. This full-time position plays an integral role in supporting the mission of Birmingham-Southern College to provide students who qualify with documented disabilities or health conditions with resources and supports needed to ensure equal access to academic, co-curricular, and physical areas of the College. The Assistant Director of Accessibility Services & Resources works closely with the Associate Dean of Students in collaboration with other campus departments to provide a high level of service to students, faculty, and staff regarding accommodations, training, guidance for matters dealing with compliance of regulatory expectations regarding disabilities, and acts as a resource in the areas of legal issues, governmental guidance, and general best practices in serving students with disabilities. The Assistant Director provides professional and confidential leadership for the campus community and serves as a role model of professionalism, problem-solving, and responsibility at all
times.

Serve as the primary contact for the Office of Accessibility Services for students, faculty, and staff: Coordinate the academic, residential and dietary accommodations processes, including receiving and reviewing appropriate documentation as it relates to documented disabilities, health conditions, etc.  Advise and provide on-going counsel to students who qualify and use accommodations. Be aware of current and relevant best practices and implementation in regards to policies, procedures, and regulations related to accommodations and disability support services. Ensure institutional compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Fair Housing Act, and other applicable laws. Develop and implement training for faculty, staff, and students regarding academic, residential and dietary accommodations, compliance with applicable laws, and best practices for proper
implementation; Serve as a resource for the Office of Admission and at prospective student request, provide general
information about the process to register with the Office of Accessibility. Provide support and assist in the retention of Birmingham-Southern College students, particularly those served by the Office of Accessibility. Respond to crises and other emergency situations during the day and refer to appropriate personnel after-hours where accessibility issues are involved. Provide input on budgetary matters for the Office of Accessibility Services. Collaborate with other areas within the Division of Student Development and other offices across campus as needed. Represent the College and/or institutional committees and task forces as deemed appropriate. Generate appropriate reports, surveys, and questionnaires for annual assessment and evaluation periods for the division. Develop opportunities for on-going programming and community building, educating the campus community about Accessibility Services and outreach. Coordinate new initiatives and opportunities for collaboration with faculty and staff colleagues, including the ADA Advisory Compliance Committee, Testing Services, etc. Assist current students and alumni navigating the process to obtain eligibility certification for testing accommodations for graduate and various certification tests and assessments. Responsible for all records and record keeping related to the Office of Accessibility Services, complying with FERPA regulations and other relevant laws related to receiving, maintaining, and sharing of protected student records.
 

Qualifications (Minimum): Master’s degree required.  Three or more years of experience in disability support services or administration within an educational environment. Excellent interpersonal skills;  Ability to analyze and resolve problems; Effective oral and written communication skills; Proficiency in word processing, data entry, and other computer operations; Familiarity with fundamental practices and concepts related to administration of a disability
support services department; Demonstrated ability to apply student development theory in an evolving and complex
residential setting; Knowledge of and commitment to issues of diversity, multiculturalism, social justice, civic engagement, and global citizenship.
 

Qualifications (Preferred): Strong preference for graduate in Counseling, School Psychology, Special Education, or
similar fields. Minimum of four or more years of experience in a full-time professional disability support services or similar position with administration experience; experience in higher education related offices; experience with assessment, retention, and training development.

Contact: Angela W. Smith (Angie), Coordinator of Accessibility, Birmingham-Southern College, 900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, AL 35254, awsmith@bsc.edu, (205) 226-7909 (O)
 

SPARROW COUNSELING

Clinical Therapist


Opportunity: You came into this profession because you love listening to people’s stories and walking with them through their pain. You have had your fair share of pain as well and know that the service we provide as therapists is a valuable one because you have gone to therapy as well. It helped you and you know it helps others! You have a particular pull to working with families of divorce. You know deep down that if you can help the parents walk through a divorce, you can help children of divorce and THEY are your passion. You are a licensed mental health professional, ethical, and you love working with these families.

You realized that you don’t want to be a business owner because you get overwhelmed with the details of marketing, hiring, bookkeeping, business plans, and search engine optimization! Yikes! You would love to find a private practice setting where you could focus on what you do best, the therapy with clients that you love. You want to come to work every day and enjoy working with the people you work with. It is a fun, challenging, and collaborative community. You want to be part of a dynamic team that supports you, values your input, and challenges you at the same time. You love to learn and grow, so feedback doesn’t bother you because you want to be the best therapist you can be. You also love learning and increasing your knowledge about how best to help these families. Trainings and current research are something you enjoy not dread. You are not afraid to work with family law professionals. In fact, you look forward to the challenge. You want to learn how to hold boundaries well with lawyers, so you can best help these families because you know the court is not the ideal place to help families, a therapeutic setting is.

 

About: Sparrow Counseling is a practice committed to helping families stay connected as they transition from marriage to divorce. We believe in taking care of ourselves just like we take care of our clients. We are a safe place that laughs, collaborates, challenges each other, and longs for their clients to learn how to have a deep connection with their loved ones then we want to hear from you! Our service specialties include coparenting counseling, parent coordination, reunification therapy, discernment counseling, individual, family, and couples therapy.

Description: Perform clinical counseling services to clients of Sparrow Counseling, as scheduled, and in accordance with company policies. Regular and reliable attendance and timely arrival to work is required. Be properly licensed and abide by all laws, rules, regulations, and codes of ethics.  Communicate with a client’s treatment team (i.e psychiatrist, school, etc.) as necessary. Timely complete written records for each client including: intake notes, progress notes, treatment plans, termination notes, contract notes, and other forms or documents which may be needed or required from time-to-time by Sparrow Counseling or third parties in conjunction with the treatment of the patient within a timely fashion. Charge and collect payments from patients for services provided consistent with the policy and rate for such services as established by Sparrow Counseling. Attend mandatory staff meetings and training as directed by Sparrow Counseling. Conduct and regulate counseling services in a professional manner so as to maintain and increase the goodwill and reputation of Sparrow Counseling. Be respectful of and cooperative and collaborative with co-workers.

 

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in counseling with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy is preferred; and
Active, unrestricted license (Ph.D., PsyD, LMFT, LPC, JD) in the State of Alabama (must be fully licensed). A copy must be provided to Sparrow Counseling.   Available to hold at least 8-10 patient sessions per week, provided such sessions are available and referred/scheduled by Sparrow Counseling.   Liability Insurance coverage of $1M/$3M (initially then Sparrow Counseling will cover).  Other Qualification Preferences: Prior experience in a private practice setting.  Have at least one niche market for counseling services (i.e., children, teens, couples, divorce, blended families, EMDR, trauma, anxiety, grief, anger management, etc.). Have a JD or Ph.D. degree with experience working with families of divorce.

Notes: Work hours and schedule may vary depending on clients and Sparrow Counseling needs. Hours may include some nights and/or weekends. The therapist is not guaranteed a minimum number of patients or sessions per week. However, it is expected that the Therapist will be available to hold at least 8-10 patient sessions per week, provided such sessions are available and referred/scheduled by Sparrow Counseling. Patient sessions are held in the offices of Sparrow Counseling or online in a secure, confidential setting.  Benefits: Flexible schedule- with options to work Friday-Monday. Opportunity for free CEs and counselor training. Office space in our Homewood office. Administrative support with billing and scheduling, you just show up and see clients! Compensation rate of $45-55 an hour. If this sounds like you, go to this link to fill out a job application.
 

Contact: Sara Dungan Hadgraft, M.Ed., LMFT, LPC, NCC, Certified Parenting Coordinator, Divorce and Family Mediator | Sparrow Counseling, LLC | 205-538-3978 | sara@sparrowcounsel.com  |  http://sparrowcounsel.com  |  2917 Central Avenue, Suite 305, (Homewood) Birmingham, AL 35209

 

BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD

Customer Service Trainee

 

Description: Blue Cross Blue Shield is now hiring for an entry-level Customer Service Trainee position.

To Apply: Select the link to access our careers site: www.bcbsal.jobs.  Sign In to access your account or if you are not an existing user select the New User link to create one. Review the job description and select the Apply button to begin your application.

Contact: Cynthia Todd, BCBS, Birmingham, Alabama, Cynthia.Todd@bcbsal.org

 

YELLOWBRICK ROAD COUNSELING

Licensed Professional Counselor

 

Opportunity: Yellow Brick Road Counseling, LLC is seeking a full-time Licensed Professional Counselor for our Cropwell office for an established caseload. This is an independent contract position where great autonomy is given, while still being part of a team. The ideal candidate will be fully licensed and enjoys working with children and adults with a more holistic approach. RPT preferred, but not required. We are looking for someone that can work independently, while being open to feedback and support from team members. Telehealth services available. Credentialing and Billing services provided.

 

To Apply: Interested candidates can send their resume to sarah.brickell@ybrcounseling.com.

Contact: Sarah Brickell, Ed. S., NCC, RPT, LPC, Owner, Therapist, Yellow Brick Road Counseling, LLC, P.O. Box 1324, Cullman, AL 35056, Main Phone: 1 (888) 355-7080, Fax: (256) 615-8632, Follow us on FaceBook @yellowbrickroadcounseling
 

MC WANE SCIENCE CENTER

Early Childhood Education Coordinator

 

Description: McWane Science Center counts on the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Coordinator to assist with the administrative duties of the Early Childhood Education Department and to develop and present programs for our early childhood learners.  Assist and work with supervisor in the scheduling and training of ECE staff, volunteers, and interns. Assist in grant implementation and planning. Assist in development, scheduling and implementation of teacher training. Develop, revise, evaluate, and present hands-on, informal educational programs; including public and reserved programming, home school classes, camps, etc. Train teachers on inquiry based teaching methods and the process of connecting visits to McWane Science Center/Itty Bitty Magic City (IBMC) to early childhood development and classroom planning. Welcome, engage and interact with visitors in Itty Bitty Magic City with enthusiasm and in a friendly manner. Engage in facilitation within exhibit areas in IBMC with families and school groups. Assist in the daily opening and closing of IBMC. Recognize and respond to the needs of children using developmentally appropriate techniques. Cover shifts at the High Cycle, Shark and Ray Touch Tank, Slide, etc. Present information at local, regional and national trainings, seminars, workshops and conferences as assigned.  Be proactive in monitoring and restaging Itty Bitty Magic City for safety and cleanliness. Assess and purchase (with approval from supervisor) supplies. Serve as mentor to new employees for training and development.  Assist with the care of the animals in our educational animal collection, which includes feeding, cleaning, and animal handling.
 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or related field or commensurate experience. Experience and enthusiasm working with children under the age of six. Friendly, outgoing and upbeat personality. Comfortable with public speaking. Knowledge of good customer service principles, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with a variety of peoples from various backgrounds and cultures. Must be a self-directed, creative problem solver with excellent follow-through. Excellent oral and written communication skills, comfortable leading presentations and role-playing in a group setting.  Ability to engage with children and adults in an enthusiastic, friendly, outgoing and professional manner. Experience in presentation of informal programs preferred.  Ability to interpret and communicate educational concepts required. Comfort in handling small animals. Must be able and willing to work weekends, evenings and holidays. Must possess a valid Alabama driver’s license and provide proof of minimum liability insurance as required by state law.

Benefits: Health, dental and life insurance; 403(b) retirement savings plan including company match; paid time off; free membership; discounts in our gift shop and camp programs; and on-site parking.

To Apply: Please forward letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to McWane Science Center Human Resources at HR@mcwane.org or fax 205-714-8400.

Contact: Melissa Renda, Human Resources Administrator, McWane Science Center, 200 19th Street North, Birmingham, Alabama 35203, 205.714.8412, mrenda@mcwane.org,  www.mcwane.org
 

UNIV OF ALA POLICE DEPT

Police Officer

 

Opportunity: UAPD is beginning the process to create a list of candidates for police officer positions. The application process involves many activities and normally occurs over a three month period. Once applications are submitted and reviewed for minimum screening requirements, applicants must successfully pass the police officer recruit examination and PT assessment.

 

Description: The police officer, with moderate supervision, performs law enforcement duties and provides services that enable the University of Alabama to achieve its mission. Duties and responsibilities include responding to calls for service; performing preventive patrol; meeting with complainants/victims, completing incident/offense reports and conducting preliminary investigations; investigating vehicular/pedestrian accidents and completing required reports; testifying in court on criminal, traffic and/or civil matters; operating radio and emergency equipment in accordance with established departmental procedures; conducting security checks of facilities and grounds; directing traffic; attending in-service and specialized training; and performing any other task necessary for the University to accomplish its mission. The Police Officer will work day, evening, night shift to include weekends, and holidays as assigned which may include voluntary or mandatory overtime. Pay Grade/Pay Range: $25.25 to $27.57.

Preferred Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institute of higher education or 5 years of continuous work experience as a sworn law enforcement official. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Foreign language and culture skills and/or experience. Experience working in a community-oriented policing environment with an emphasis on service in a higher education environment/community.

 

Basic Qualifications: High school degree or equivalent. Successfully passing a police officer recruit exam, a physical agility and physical ability examinations, review panel and a comprehensive background check. Pass physical agility exam, psychological assessment. and drug test. United States citizen or permanent resident. Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier. Must be able to perform foot patrol and work outside in all weather conditions. Must be able to work day, evening or night shift to include weekends and holidays. Must be able to work various overtime events, both voluntary and mandatory, based on the needs of the department and the university community.


Skills and Knowledge: Ability to learn and utilize computer software designed for law enforcement. Good attention to detail. Good communication skills. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to use good judgement and make effective decisions. Ability to work with a diverse population. Ability to demonstrate courage and take responsibility. Demonstrated ability to maintain professionalism when dealing with conflict. UA Core Competencies: Ethics/Integrity; Student/Customer Focused; Self-Development; Collaborating/Building Relationships; Adaptability/Flexibility
 

More Info: https://staffjobs.ua.edu/en-us/job/511667/police-officer-511667

Contact: Burtrion Davis, Univ Ala Police Dept, Tuscaloosa, AL , bdavis@uapd.ua.edu
 

DE LOACH BARBER & CASPERS CPA FIRM

Staff Accountant

 

About: DeLoach, Barber & Caspers, P.C.is a well-established, certified public accounting firm located in Pelham, Alabama. We would not be such a successful organization without great people and strong teamwork. We are firmly committed to the belief that we can only provide the outstanding services our clients expect by giving the highest attention to our people.

Description: Responsibilities of a Staff Accountant will include participation in providing year-end tax and accounting services, and participating in planning and work-paper preparation for audit services. The Staff Accountant will be involved in preparation of individual and corporate tax returns.

Requirements: BA or BS in Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university. Ideal applicants will be individuals with 1–5 years of public accounting experience with a substantial amount of time devoted to audit and tax services. 0-5 years prior Public Accounting Experience beneficial though not required. CPA or CPA candidate. Solid understanding of accounting transactions. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards. Knowledge of governmental auditing standards would be highly beneficial, but not required. Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills. Ability to manage priorities and workflow. Versatile, flexible and willing to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm. Commitment to excellence and high standards, both personally and professionally. Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Benefits: We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following: Retirement plan (with 3% salary paid employer contributions). Medical and dental coverage (single coverage by employer). Paid time-off & Holidays. Provided continuing education. Opportunity for advancement. Pay: $40,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year

To Apply: Send resume to wbarbercpa@dbccpas.com or can apply thru indeed.com.

Contact: Wayne Barber, CPA, DeLoach, Barber and Caspers, P.C., www.dbccpas.com, Phone: 205-822-6350, Fax: 205-822-1408, wbarbercpa@dbccpas.com

 

PROJECT HORSESHOE FARMS

Community Health Fellowship

 

About: The Community Health Fellowship is a unique "gap year" opportunity for top recent college graduates from across the country. Since 2009, more than 112 graduates have served as Fellows, and the program continues to grow. Project Horseshoe Farm is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with sites in Greensboro and Marion, Alabama and Pomona,
California. HSF offers service and support programs to improve the health and quality of life of adults and children in our partner communities

Opportunity: As a graduating senior looking for opportunities last year, I wasn’t able to find many other options that offered such high levels of responsibility and hands-on experience in community health, education, organizational management, and leadership. Also, the organization provides housing and a monthly educational stipend. Project Horseshoe Farm offers Community Health Fellowship programs in Alabama and California. Alumni consistently express how transformative their Fellowship experience has been, and Fellows go to some of the top medical schools, graduate programs, and nonprofit organizations across the U.S.

Fall Fellowship Application Deadline: Sunday, November 15, 2020
Winter Fellowship Application Deadline: Sunday, February 21, 2021
 

Contact: Pooja Kanthawar, Community Health Fellow, Project Horseshoe Farm | pooja.kanthawar@projecthsf.org | Phone: (205) 710-6372 | Website: projecthsf.org

 


SEPTEMBER 2020

 

SHELBY COUNTY NEWSPAPERS

Digital Marketing Sales Consultant

 

About: Shelby County Newspapers, Inc., an award-winning media company in one of Alabama’s fastest-growing, most affluent counties. Based in the Birmingham metro area, Shelby County Newspapers, Inc., publishes five weekly newspapers, five lifestyle magazines in Jefferson and Shelby counties, and a variety of websites and other web-based media.

Description: As a Digital Marketing Sales Consultant, you will be responsible for selling digital marketing, print advertising and advertising solutions to local businesses within a given geographic territory. You will participate in revenue generating sales activities including prospecting, new business development, product demonstrations, and proposals to clients. Aggressively prospect, develop, and close leads using a variety of sources. Work directly with businesses to discuss and understand their needs and then develop customized solutions to drive leads to their business. Own entire sales process from prospecting to completion of the sale. Ability to utilize technology to engage clients. Meet and exceed individual monthly sales goals. Manage accounts from start to finish.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience. Digital advertising sales is preferred but not required.  A track record of exceeding sales quotas and expectations. Strong business development focus, willing to prospect and uncover new potential digital advertisers and drive to develop opportunities from prospect level through to deal close. An understanding and passion for the digital world we live in including social media and digital advertising. Individually driven to work in a highly competitive environment where success is the only option. The ability to create solutions that meet the needs of clients and help their businesses grow. Relentless persistence in a competitive marketplace. Team player with a strong work ethic. Ability to sell across different media platforms. Maintain a high level of sales activity each day. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and solid computer skills.

Notes: Compensation plan includes base weekly salary, aggressive commission and bonus plan, health/dental insurance, 401(k), paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, and paid holidays and sick leave.

To Apply: No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins, please. Please email your resume and cover letter to careers@shelbycountyreporter.com. Qualified applicants will be contacted directly for interviews.

 

ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Digital Engagement Manager 
 

Description: To ensure consistency, collaboration, support and timely delivery of digital content and presence for Asbury United Methodist Church is of the highest value. Responsible for ensuring that digital channels are consistent with the vision and mission of Asbury United Methodist Church. This position works closely with the Director of Communications and church leadership to effectively utilize digital tools to build awareness and community. This position provides editing support of written and visual content to maintain consistency of language and branding across all Asbury digital and print platforms. Provides training and development of processes to all staff and relevant volunteers. Oversee overall digital and social media strategy (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vimeo, etc.) Responsible for all Asbury social media channels. Includes creating content (production, filming, and editing), calendaring, and assessing effectiveness through growth. Continued education on best practices in a fluid culture of digital communication. Develop and maintain social media strategy from organizational to ministry level in conjunction with ministry leaders. Build, train, and maintain a volunteer team (photographers, videographers, writers, social
media influencers). Review and report analytics. Refresh and maintain Asbury website and mobile applications. Evaluate the fluidity and functionality of website and changes that need to be made to remain relevant with information for the organization and individual ministries. Maintain webpages and keep the website current as the forward-facing source of
information for the community and church family. Develop and maintain church mobile applications and other mobile subscriptions made available by Asbury. Review and report analytics. Collaborate with and support the Communications Team. Work closely with the Communications team to deliver high quality, creative, and
meaningful content for Asbury and individual ministries. Assist in the production, filming, and editing of high-quality media for organizational and ministry-level projects. Assist the Church Coordinator with various IT operations, including day-to-day management of staff workstations, network administration, and overseeing overall IT operations of Asbury. Assist in overseeing day to day management of building-wide IT operations, including staff workstations, network administration, and technical projects. Assist with the oversight of Community Church Builder ChMS database. Assist in oversight of management, maintenance, and purchase of all IT equipment
including computers, software, etc.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Public Relations, Information Systems, Computer Science, or
a related field required. Expertise in digital media content development, execution, and analysis in a church
environment. Advanced knowledge of multimedia programs including ProPresentor, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Logic Pro, etc. Knowledge and ability in video production, sound systems, video editing and reproduction, audio/video recording, and related technologies. Proficiency with Microsoft Software: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher. Proficiency with Apple Macintosh OS and common programs and integration into a MS domain environment. Ability to troubleshoot and general repair skills related to video projectors, printers, computers,
and sound systems. Be committed to and actively communicate the vision of the church and become creatively
involved in its development, articulation, and implementation. Strong attention to detail and ability to meet critical dates and deadlines while managing multiple projects. Self-driven and able to work and produce results with minimal supervision. Attend evening and weekend events as necessary.

Contact: W. David Miller, Church Coordinator, Asbury United Methodist Church, 205.995.1700, david.miller@asburyonline.org, 6690 Cahaba Valley Road Birmingham, Alabama 35242
 

SHELBY COUNTY NEWSPAPERS

Advertising Sales Representative

Description: We are looking for dynamic, highly motivated sales person to become part of our advertising sales team. Successful candidates will thrive in a fast paced sales environment where a competitive nature, strong work ethic and excellent customer service skills are required and rewarded. This opportunity involves building relationships and selling our products to new and existing customers.

 

Qualifications: A successful Inside Sales Professional will be dependable, energetic, goal oriented, self-starter, well organized and friendly. Customer service, sales experience and passion is a must. Strong computer skills, and ability to learn new software. Excellent communication skills and a genuine love of people -Willingness to learn-Ability to work independently

 

Notes: Earning potential is excellent and unlimited. Full-Time only. Schedule is Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Compensation plan includes base weekly salary, aggressive commission and bonus plan, health/dental insurance, 401(k), paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, and paid holidays and sick leave.

To Apopkly: Applicants should email a résumé to careers@shelbycountyreporter.com. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted directly for interviews.

SHELBY COUNTY NEWSPAPERS

Graphic Designer

About: Shelby County Newspapers Inc., an award-winning media company experiencing dramatic growth, publishes five weekly hyperlocal community newspapers, five lifestyle magazines, several niche products and digital media.

 

Description: Shelby County Newspapers Inc. has an immediate need for a highly motivated, creative graphic designer. Must be proficient in all Creative Suite products, especially InDesign and Photoshop.

Qualifications; The ideal candidate would have experience in newspaper and/or magazine design and understand the demands of a fast-paced newsroom environment. Qualified applicants should be goal-oriented, team players, well organized and trainable.

Notes: Compensation plan includes base weekly salary, health/dental insurance, 401(k), paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays and paid sick leave.

To apply: please email a resume, cover letter, earnings expectations and references using as the subject line “Graphic Designer” to: careers@shelbycountyreporter.com. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted directly for interviews.

SHELBY COUNTY NEWSPAPERS

Administrative Support Specialist

Description: Shelby County Newspapers, Inc. has an immediate need for an Administrative Assistant.


Qualifications: Qualified applicants should be goal-oriented, team players, highly organized and trainable. Candidate must have ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written, prioritize daily tasks, coordinate and schedule multiple assignments, interact with the public, demonstrate excellent phone presentation and respond to advertising inquires. The selected candidate exercises a high degree of independence, initiative, professional expertise, and sound judgment; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public; must be highly accurate and proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, with a minimum of 65 WPM typing skills.

To Apply; Applicants should email a résumé to careers@shelbycountyreporter.com. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted directly for interviews.