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Social Media and Public Relations Coordinator

Organization: Capital Area District Libraries

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Marketing and Communications Director, the Social Media & Public Relations Coordinator is responsible for the management and creation of online content, the development and implementation of social media strategies and assisting the Marketing and Communications Director in a wide variety of public relations and marketing projects.
Application Procedure: Please visit for information.


Date Posted: 11/20/2014

Date Expired: 12/09/2014

Temporary Writing/Editing Assitant

Organization: Michigan Health Council

Job Description: This is a paid, temporary contractual position at a dynamic 501c3 non-profit that focuses on making great products and delivering services for Michigan’s health care employers, educators, and professionals. This position is 100% grant-funded and will end in early 2015. Principal Duties and Responsibilities • Editing and organizing website content • Writing new content for a health care audience • Tagging content with appropriate descriptions • Writing fact-sheets and how-to guides for online application Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required • Superior writing and editing skills are a must • Excellent computer skills, with a strong knowledge of Drupal or other Content Management System • Demonstrated ability to work independently with close attention to detail • Strong writing and communications skills
Application Procedure: Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Donald Wasserman, at

Contact: Donald Wasserman

Date Posted: 11/11/2014

Date Expired: 12/01/2014

Public Affairs Associate

Organization: Lambert, Edwards & Associates

Job Description: LE&A, a national PR corporate communications and investor relations firm and Michigan's only statewide firm with offices in Grand Rapids, Detroit and Lansing is searching for an Associate (entry-mid level) candidate for its' Public Affairs Practice Group. The position is located in Lansing. Ideal candidates will have a degree in English, PR, Journalism, Political Science or related fields and must be able to manage a diverse workload; thrive in a team environment, yet be able to work independently; display creativity; and have a willingness to pitch regional and national media. We also require a "whatever it takes" work ethic and have a strong aversion to mediocrity. One to five years of professional experience within public affairs and/or government related experience is a plus. Additional requirements include: -A team player and self-starter with a service-oriented attitude -Solid verbal and written communication skills -Understanding of the distinctions between PR, IR, advertising and marketing -Basic understanding of public affairs, government relations, and the political landscape in Michigan -Basic knowledge of the regional media environments -Strong attention to detail with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously -Strong proficiency in online research, database management and media contact protocols -Understanding of and experience with social media -Solid understanding of media relations fundamentals- types of pres releases, media relations do's, pitching -Ability to draft high-quality written materials, including media correspondence and press releases -Ability to find the story, pitch the media and generate coverage -Support client managers on projects and serve as a back-up on client contact -Meet/exceed annual objectives set by the Manager, including billable hours, fee expectations, etc.
Application Procedure: Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and writing samples to Kathy Barks Hoffman at


Date Posted: 09/23/2014

Date Expired: 11/30/2014