August 2013  

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The School of Business Administration (SoBA) at the University of California, Riverside is a nationally-ranked and internationally-recognized AACSB-accredited business school. With over 14,000 alumni, it is home to the largest undergraduate business program in the University of California system, as well as to the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management (AGSM), which features MBA, Ph.D., Flex MBA, Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc), and Master of Finance (MFin) programs. SoBA is positioned as a center of excellence in business education through cutting-edge research on the business challenges of the 21st century. 

The Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for providing leadership and overall direction to the UCR School of Business marketing and communications activities. Under the direction of the Assistant Dean, External Relations, this position is responsible for the development and implementation of a strategic marketing and communications program designed to enhance the visibility and reputation of the School and reinforce its identity among its internal and external constituencies. 

In general, the Director will develop and manage school-wide marketing and communications programs, activities, and budget. Consult with each of the school's areas on unit-level marketing requirements and coordination. Provide advice and guidance for the development, implementation, and leveraging of marketing plans in and by each area and for coordination of marketing plans across the School. Identify and leverage opportunities for promoting and marketing the school and for effective utilization of resources. Provide expert advice on marketing planning, public relations and promotion strategies to improve national rankings and increase student base. Oversee school-level media relations and communications, including website and other digital marketing opportunities. And manage an Assistant Director, Digital Marketing and Communications as well as third-party vendors. 

An initial key responsibility will be the management of a comprehensive brand assessment and market research project that will inform the School's marketing and communications activities for the next three to five years. 

This position will report directly to the Assistant Dean, External Relations and will be a key individual in the continued growth of a highly successful organization.

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FrontGate Media is seeking to expand its sales team with the addition of a skilled digital advertising, phone sales professional who has produced exceptional results.

Located in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, FrontGate Media is a small, profitable, and growing company.  Our goal is to grow 25% per year for the next 5 years.  To accomplish this ambitious objective, we need an ‘A’ player who can be effective in the dual role of Sales Person and Sales Manager.

FrontGate Media is the largest internet & event media group and marketing service in the faith-driven market, which represent 41 million Americans who spend $2 trillion annually. The firm has received the Best Marketing Website and Best Faith-based Website awards in the 2014 Internet Advertising Competition from the Web Marketing Association, and recently won two Standard of Excellence Awards for the Marketing and Faith-based categories in the 2014 WebAwards.

FrontGate Media creates relationships with organizations and companies to engage their brands with our more than 5 million email subscribers, 10 million monthly viewers, and 35+ million page views per month. Our events network also includes some of the biggest conferences and music tours in the country.  Our services division provides strategy development, public relations, media buying and social media services. FrontGate plays a key role in the success of secular and Christian organizations, publishers and authors, movie studios, record labels and artists, and more, seeking to engage the Christian audience.

As candidate, you must be organized and able to build relationships with repeat customers.  Additionally, you must be comfortable with B2B cold calls, and able to adjust to different types of working professionals.  You will need to be quick and effective on the phone, and excited to bring new ideas to the table.

You are:

  • Successful in digital advertising sales with at least 1-2 years experience
  • Passionate about the “Christian faith and culture” market
  • Relational in serving people to reach common goals
  • Organized and able manage multiple projects
  • A self-starter and eager learner
  • Familiar with Google Analytics and DFP
  • Computer literate and familiar with Social Media platforms
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel & PowerPoint (or willing to spend outside time making yourself an expert)
  • Knowledgeable of ACT or other Contact Management programs
  • Have a strong understanding of digital advertising.
  • Have a general understanding of marketing principles

As a member of our sales team, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining ongoing relationships with marketing directors in various industries. You will use outbound phone calls, email, and other communication touch points. You will develop and secure marketing plans across our online sites and live events to help our clients connect with our media group audience, and to use our marketing services including strategy development, media buying, public relations and social media. Very occasional travel will be required, 3-4 times per year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop long-term advertising relationships with clients and agencies in sectors such as: film and other entertainment, tourism, financial, non-profit, publishing, educational, ad agencies, and more.
  • Maintain relationships with our current long-term clients.
  • Consult with clients and prospective clients on campaigns, crafting customized solutions that provide value beyond traditional media plans.
  • Write campaign proposals and insertion orders.
  • Maintain regular communication with clients and prospective clients.
  • Attend key conferences/conventions and other networking opportunities.
  • Advise on pricing, packages, presentations, best practices, and all aspects of digital sales operations.
  • Assist in identifying and realizing other opportunities for growth in the digital business.

General Skills/Abilities

  • Strong presenter over the phone, via email, and in person.
  • Proven ability to develop new relationships and convert prospects into buyers.
  • Strong relational skills.
  • Proven track record of meeting and beating sales goals.
  • Motivated and able to work without close supervision.
  • Must be comfortable selling to customers who value faith and family.

Compensation package commensurate with qualifications & experience


Language Ability
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and general procedures. Ability to write proposals, reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers.

Math Ability
Ability to calculate figures for ad impressions and related dollars, and amounts such as discounts, proportions, or percentages.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of information or instructions and deal with both abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

FrontGate Media represents a rare opportunity to work for one of the most successful, faith-based media & marketing companies in the world. You need to convince us that you are the one who should join our sales team. We will provide training.

Send resumé and cover letter to Careers(AT) No calls or visits please. Apple HERE



Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Three to five years experience in editing, writing and translating Spanish materials and project management. Certified Spanish translation credential is required. Experience in editing, writing and translation to audiences that speak Mexican-Spanish preferred. Experience in the health plan or hospital setting is preferred. All candidates will be required to take a Spanish written test.


Under the direction of the Marketing and Communications Manager, the Spanish Editor is responsible for mostly editing and reviewing (90%) with some writing and translation (10%) of Spanish materials. These materials include, but are not limited to: member communications, advertising collateral and digital content. Provide training and support for company-wide member specific communications. Project management includes working with the Communications team, internal clients, and outside translation vendors. Must be proficient in speaking, writing and reading Spanish. Must have experience working in a fast-paced environment and managing a high project volume. Culture competency and sensitivity required. Must have project management and organizational skills; work in a team environment; attention to detail; and sensitivity to a multi-cultural environment and community.  Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and MS Office applications, including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel.

Salary: $55,548-$78,408

Please fax or email your resume indicating the position you are interested in to:

Inland Empire Health Plan
ATTN: Human Resources Department
fax: (909) 890-2929





Under the direction of the Digital Communications Manager, the Online Communications Writer is responsible for writing, updating and managing the IEHP website content. The position will also provide strategic support for IEHP’s online marketing communications and social media programs (including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.) This includes developing and implementing the online marketing and social media strategies, evaluating and reporting the campaign’s effectiveness. In-depth knowledge and experience in planning and implementing search engine marketing campaigns (Google Adwords, Yahoo search advertising, banner advertising, content networks, etc.) is essential for this position. The Online Communications Writer will work with a team of Communications Writers and Graphic Designers to provide other marketing, member and provider communications materials. 


Minimum of 4 years experience in online copywriting (web content, ad copy and landing pages), website content management, SEO, SEM, social media, and online analytics (preferably Google).  Experience in the following industries is preferred: Hospital, Health Plan, Advertising, Health Care, Publishing, Public Relations, Government/Grant Writing, Political Campaigns, or other relevant industry. Must have strong organizational and project management skills, copywriting, and communication skills.  Must have a high degree of patience, excellent interpersonal/communication skills and sensitivity to a multi-cultural environment and community.

Please fax or email your resume indicating the position you are interested in to:

Inland Empire Health Plan
ATTN: Human Resources Department
fax: (909) 890-2929





Bachelor's degree in Radio-TV Film, communications, video production and/or completion of a certificate program in television production from an accredited technical institute. Minimum of five (5) years experience in developing and managing professional video production and demonstrating competence in all areas of video and audio production. Demonstrated experience in developing and imaging digital and online communications programs including email, text messaging, mobile apps., web content, and social media.


Knowledge of professional video/audio production procedures, practices, and terminology; studio production with multi-camera shooting; principles of digital video capture. Demonstrated skills in all production phrases (pre-production and post-production) and professional video and audio equipment operations. Must embrace new video techniques and strategies. Must have cross-functional leadership skills and abilities. Intermediate to advanced knowledge and experience in program software (Adobe Creative Suite video editing software, Premiere, AfterEffects, etc.).

Salary:  $67,000 - $95,000

Please fax or email your resume indicating the position you are interested in to:

Inland Empire Health Plan
ATTN: Human Resources Department
fax: (909) 890-2929



General Purpose:

Performs projected based department tasks, which may include but are not limited to special events, education and community outreach, website content review and writing.

Experience and Educational Requirements:

The community affairs internship is open to recent college graduates (at an AA, BA or MA level).

Knowledge and Ability Required:

  1. Demonstrated track record of service beyond self, such as participating in school or community organizations.
  2. Demonstrated track record of leadership and innovation
  3. Solid written and oral communication skills
  4. Ability to use MS Office, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Internet
  5. Ability to pay attention to detail under tight and changing deadlines
  6. Previous public affairs, communication and/or writing experience is preferred


Contact: Community Affairs Supervisor Rachel McGuire,

Intern, $15/hr (undergrad) and $16/hr (graduate student), 450 hours maximum – unless extended


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Dr. Annie Hough-Everage Joins us for First PRSA-IE luncheon of 2014

Dr. Hough-Everage, Professor at Brandman University joins us January 15th as we explore building a brand through community engagement. Dr. Hough-Everage mentors students in credential, MAE and MAT degree programs. She'll be sharing her experience, creative ideas, and successes in establishing community engagement over the last four year between Brandman University and its local community. 

Register online before Janruary 13th for the early-bird rate.