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Burns & McDonnell: Communications Strategist

10:56 06 December in KC IABC Blog, KC/IABC Job Bank for Members
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The communications strategist will develop and implement corporate public relations strategies and material for Burns & McDonnell to build awareness and enhance the firm’s reputation. This position will be an integral part of the firm’s internal agency that serves the different business groups (internal clients). Responsibilities Specific responsibilities include the following, with other duties as assigned: Develop trusted relationships with business and trade media contacts making the firm...

President’s Note: Reflection and Looking Forward

11:56 03 December in Business Communicators Summit, KC IABC Blog, Professional Development
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By Stacey Dickson – KC IABC President This time of year is such a great opportunity for reflection. Having just celebrated Thanksgiving, I am still thinking about all the things for which I am grateful. My new house, supportive friends and family, a great job and all our KC IABC board members and volunteers working so hard to plan for an outstanding upcoming year. As we near year-end,...

Rabo AgriFinance: Vice President, Public Relations and Communications

15:15 02 December in KC IABC Blog, KC/IABC Job Bank for Members
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Responsibilities Rabo AgriFinance Internal Communications •Work closely with Rabo AgriFinance leadership to foster a culture of transparent, consistent communications. •Provide consistency and vision in all communications. •Ensure communication strategy is consistent and reflects the organization’s strategic vision. •Execute communications-based events. •Manage internal communications team. •Lead communications consultancy for in-house groups to plan appropriate, best-practice communications. •Regularly evaluate use of communications channels and multi-media to assure relevant, timely employee communications following best practices in...

Save March 8 for the 2018 Business Communicators Summit

15:17 01 December in Business Communicators Summit, featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Professional Development
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Mark your calendar for the 2018 Business Communicators Summit on Thursday, March 8! KC IABC's Business Communicators Summit (BCS) is the largest, annual professional gathering in the Midwest for professional communicators. The 2018 event will feature a great morning keynote and a full-day of breakout sessions featuring communications professionals from diverse industries. Date: Thursday, March 8 Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Location: KU Edwards Campus, Overland Park, KS Drum Roll Please...

United Way of Greater Kansas City: Senior Vice President Marketing

11:11 30 November in KC IABC Blog, KC/IABC Job Bank for Members
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Mission: To improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of Greater Kansas City United Way’s work focuses on health, education and financial stability during the key times in a person’s life that affect their ability to reach their full potential: • Healthy Beginnings – Healthy, thriving young children ready for school success. • Prepared Youth – The next generation ready for career and life success. • Thriving Adults &...

What we learned at connect17

10:52 16 November in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Professional Development
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By Stacey Dickson – KC IABC President & Marjie Goodman – KC IABC Board member We had the privilege of attending IABC’s Southern Region conference in Houston last month. The conference covered several topics including client experience, social media and video, and it featured several speakers from across the country. Here are our top takeaways from connect17. Branding [caption id="attachment_16350" align="alignright" width="300"] Jim Pendergast of AARP giving the connect17 conference keynote...

EAG Advertising & Marketing: Search Marketing Specialist

15:35 14 November in KC IABC Blog, KC/IABC Job Bank for Members
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So you think you know something about search marketing? If you can help our 100+ local clients get found on the web, we’re dying to meet you. So are our clients. EAG is home to more local small businesses than any other agency. As the outsourced marketing department to so many companies, we need search marketing professionals with some real know-how. We are looking for a multi-discipline professional...

Success with Collaboration

08:05 13 November in KC IABC Blog, Professional Development
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By Megan Neher I’ve had my own company for 14 years and it took me the first five years to figure out how to categorize it. I started by saying I was a freelancer or a subcontractor. But as I grew and got more clients and even my own subcontractors, things began to change. My elevator speech morphed into: Hi, I own my own boutique PR agency....

KCP&L: Social Media Analyst

16:35 07 November in KC IABC Blog, KC/IABC Job Bank for Members
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The Social Media Analyst is primarily responsible for creating compelling and engaging content for external audiences using KCP&L’s social media properties. This position will work with leadership and internal clients throughout the company to create this content and respond to inquiries via social media. In addition, this position will help craft both paid and organic social campaigns. This position will be expected to help as...

KCP&L: Marketing Communications Specialist

16:28 07 November in KC IABC Blog, KC/IABC Job Bank for Members
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Responsible for marketing communications planning and execution, especially writing campaign elements for a variety of communications channels, including web, email, social media, print, etc. Effectiveness is measured by creating assigned deliverables on-time, on-budget and according to communications industry best practices. Responsibilities -Execute upon commitments from marketing communications plans, including: (70%) Strong comfort level writing, producing and/or coordinating of a variety of marketing communications tactics including: web copy, email...