Job Opportunities


Digital Content Manager

Los Angeles


From APALS via Ms. Laarni Dacanay of Comcast NBC Universal and Ms. Keena Levert of PBS SoCal.



Vice President, Marketing and Communications


About PBS SoCal

PBS SoCal KOCE is home to PBS for Greater Los Angeles and Southern California. The organization delivers its mission to foster a love of learning, culture and community through distinctive PBS programming available on three broadcast channels and online, as we as person-to-person experiences in the classroom and the community.



The Public Relations Manager is responsible for devising and executing PR efforts for the organization at a time of exciting growth at our organization. The role will work closely with marketing, social media and digital teams to develop integrated marketing communications plans, with particular emphasis on publicity related to television and digital content, as well as events and other community initiatives. This position works out of the Century City office. Primary Duties/Responsibilities:


20% Digital Content Planning

·         Strategizes and manages the Digital Content Calendar, which encompasses website, email and

·         social media content, including original content developed specifically for digital channels.

·         Works with marketing team to develop on the basis of station and national priorities.

·         Works with underwriting, national productions and development teams to ensure all 3rd party contractual obligations are fulfilled as it relates to website, email and social visibility.

·         Collaborates with marketing manager and other departments to develop integrated plans to support new shows, season premieres and other station initiatives.

·         Constantly generates ideas to improve marketing content, and to promote PBS content via holidays, pop culture moments, trending topics and breaking news.


30% Digital Content Creation & Management

·         Curates existing PBS content and writes engaging headlines and other copy to draw site visitors in.

·         Updates website content regularly, making sure the homepage is reflective of the programming we are airing, as well as uploading trailers and full episodes to website video portal, to support television programming.

·         Ensures all web updates follow design requirements, and use semantic HTML.

·         Creates digital content, e.g., video, blog posts, etc. on the basis of content editorial calendar.

·         Identifies and manages contracted writers and producers who will create content for all digital channels.

·         Works with Digital Manager to analyze and report on web and social data, and uses that date to generate more content ideas and recommend content adjustments.


40% Social Media

·         Works with social media specialist to execute PBS SoCal’s social media strategy in partnership with marketing and interactive managers.

·         Curates content and writes posts for all PBS SoCal digital channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Periscope Snapchat and other platforms that emerge as necessary.

·         Stays on top of social media and digital trends, changes in the landscape, and best practices in order to recommend strategies to maximize social media exposure.

·         Tracks social media metrics, provides a weekly results report, and recommends necessary changes.

·         Monitors and reports on competitive social media channels.

·         Continually improves the station’s social media channel reach, engagement and fan base.

·         Serves as community manager, responding to messages and comments on a timely basis.

·         Attends station events and posts supporting social media content.


10% Email Newsletters

·         Develops content for weekly, monthly and other newsletters. Includes identifying compelling imagery, writing engaging copy and subject lines, creating email newsletter, securing approvals and scheduling.

·         Tracks results and recommends changes and tests to improve open rates, click through rates and more.

·         Monitors competitive and other best of breed email marketing campaigns to identify areas for improvement and ideas to test with our community.

·         Identifies and proposes methods to build email list opt-ins.



The ideal candidate is a creative writer and storyteller with proven ability to develop a brand’s voice across all channels. Also required are attention to detail, good organizational and multitasking skills, professional experience with content management systems and social media channels, and the ability to work cross-functionally with people at a wide variety of levels.


·         Professional experience producing website, email and social media content, and with building an audience for a brand’s social media channels. This includes working experience with content management systems.

·         Dual-minded – highly creative and an excellent writer with the ability to be process-driven and rely on data to make decisions.

·         Collaborative, collegial and resourceful, and willing to pitch in on a variety of projects within a small team.

·         Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time in an extremely fast-paced environment.

·         Must have an engaging and distinctive online personality, including an appreciation for fun and humor, along with the editorial maturity to observe traditional guidelines of accuracy, responsible presentation, quality and trust that are inherent to the PBS brand.

·         A curious observer of news, trends and pop culture (particularly Internet and television).

·         Familiarity with or interest in television production with a focus on interactive storytelling.

·         Passionate about proactively learning and researching new media and emerging technologies.

·         Knowledge of Photoshop and nonlinear video editing are a plus.

·         Experience in Broadcast, TV, Radio, and/or Non-Profit a plus

·         BA/BS degree in marketing or related, or equivalent professional experience.


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and salary history to by March 24, 2017.



Waste Management

Community Relations Specialist - Landfill

Corona, Calif.


Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength.  WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.


I. Job Summary

This intermediate level position, under moderate supervision and guidance, is responsible for assisting in the enhancement, implementation and support of community relations and education efforts, as well as employee community involvement programs.  This position aligns with the company’s Strategic Growth Plan as it provides corporate and field teams with community relationship building tools.  This position assists in the development and implementation of the community relations strategy.


II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other minor duties may be assigned.


·         Assists in the coordination of community programs designed to enhance the company's standing in the community. 

·         Maintains a favorable relationship with the assigned charitable program and/or community. Coordinates community-contact programs to promote good will by disseminating information to the community (or local Area staff).

·         Partners with various educational institutions to develop outreach campaigns, projects, customer and community presentations, seminars and special events.

·         Oversees WM’s community outreach and education programming by assisting with facility tours, presentations, community events, workshops and projects.

·         Supports community involvement by supporting the company’s programs for volunteerism, giving and related community involvement (e.g., volunteer committees, United Way campaigns, Earth Day events).

·         Assists with the communication and updating of volunteer assistance and community relations tools for Corporate and Areas.  Ensures the collateral for community events appropriately reflects the company’s brand and is effective and compliant and employee communications are clear and effective.

·         Assists with tracking company community projects such as employee volunteers and company dollars for events that support the communities where WM currently resides and where the company is strengthening community and municipal relationships.

·         May coordinate and assist in the administration and planning of large company events; provide tours of landfill.   


III. Supervisory Responsibilities

·         This job has no supervisory duties.


IV. Qualifications

·         The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.


A. Education and Experience

·         Education: Bachelor's Degree (accredited) in Communication, Journalism or Public Relations, or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four years of relevant work experience.

·         Experience: Three years of relevant work experience in community relations (in addition to education requirement).


B.  Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

·         None required.


C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills

·         Comfortable speaking in public, to groups, or via electronic media

·         Ability to develop strong social media presence; use of various social platforms such as  Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat

·         Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook

·         Able to work evenings or weekends, as needed, to attend city meetings, community events, etc.


V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

·         Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or landfill/outdoor.



At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability.  As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more!  Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days.  Please note that benefits may vary by site.


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Walmart Global eCommerce

Senior Manager, National Media Affairs

Corporate Affairs and Communications

San Bruno, Calif.



Department Summary

Our Corporate Affairs team provides our 2.2 million employees the knowledge they need to be active partners in building our business. We make associates aware of new developments and any issues that affect the company. We address the media as well as field calls and emails from around the world. We’re here to provide an informed understanding of the company including the size and scope of our mission.


Position Summary

We're looking for a media and digital communicator who wants the excitement of a startup with the backing of the world's biggest company. We're a small, but mighty team, and we're able to achieve amazing results because we operate on a huge stage. We lead communications for e-commerce businesses from to to VUDU. You'll help us drive consumer awareness for our sites and apps, in addition to the seamless connection with Walmart stores. You’ll need to be a great writer with the ability to create announcements, digital content and other materials that are interesting, conversational and sometimes irreverent. You’ll assist in certain campaigns while leading in others and will help with measurement of those campaigns. We also have an active executive speaking calendar that you’ll help manage.


Position Description

·         Minimum four-year degree in communications, journalism, English or related field

·         5+ years of PR experience in corporate and/or agency environment

·         Excellent writer and verbal communicator

·         Creative and thoughtful builder of communications plans

·         Adaptable and to move quickly between programs and businesses

·         Strong examples of media/digital communications successes

·         Experience with media in e-commerce business

·         Startup work experience

·         Strong understanding of technology and ability to promote Walmart's prowess in building and using leading edge technology

·         Both corporate and agency experience


Minimum Qualifications

·         Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communication, Public Relations, Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, or related field and 5 years experience in corporate communication, public relations, or related field OR 7 years experience in corporate communication, public relations, or related field.


Company Summary

Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of, VUDU,, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.


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Houston Astros

Account Executive, Season Ticket Sales



Sales & Marketing:

Ticket Sales



Ticket Sales and Service



Director, Season Ticket Sales



Full-time (Exempt)



Salary plus ability to earn commissions


The Houston Astros are seeking driven and positive individuals who are committed to becoming sports and entertainment sales leaders. The primary focus of this position is selling Houston Astros season ticket packages. All relationships will be derived from making outbound calls, scheduling face-to-face ballpark tours and conducting out of office appointments.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

·         Sell new full and partial season tickets, group tickets and single game suites.

·         High volume outbound calling.

·         Set appointments, show seats, and give ballpark tours with the intent to close business.

·         Work games, nights, weekends and holidays as assigned (i.e. answer phones, work sales booths, visit clients).

·         Represent the organization at in-house ballpark events and off-site community events promoting sales.

·         Prospect and qualify all potential sales opportunities in addition to the leads provided.

·         Maintain computerized records of all season ticket customers and prospects with our CRM system.

·         Provide excellent customer service to prospects and current clients over the phone and during games and events.

·         Attend weekly meetings and actively participate in training sessions.


Education and/or Experience:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sports Management, Marketing or related field or equivalent and related work experience as a successful sales professional.

·         Strong desire to be a sales industry leader

·         Ability to comfortably and persuasively present sales material to potential clients.

·         At least one year of related ticket sales experience with a professional sports team preferred.

·         Excellent customer service skills.

·         Strong organizational and communication skills.

·         Commitment to personal integrity.

·         Determined self-starter.

·         Ability to work as a team player.

·         Must be able to work a flexible schedule, which includes home games, nights, weekends and holidays as assigned.

·         Proficiency in basic computer software programs.


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Hilton Hotels Corporation

Director of Public Relations – Hilton Honors and Portfolio Communications

McLean, Va.


Job Description

The Director of Public Relations for Hilton Honors and Portfolio Communications will be responsible for overseeing consumer communications and public relations strategies to increase visibility, improve company perception and drive greater awareness of Hilton’s industry-leading loyalty program, Hilton Honors, as well as highlight the growth and expansion of the company’s unparalleled digital guest experience across the full portfolio of brands. Other responsibilities will include identifying and managing other portfolio-wide partnership initiatives that require reactive and/or proactive media relations and communications support.


What will I be doing?

The Director of Public Relations for Hilton Honors and Portfolio Communications responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, directing PR agency activity; coordinating cross brands and regions to ensure alignment of messaging and activities; showcasing brand, regional and Hilton events and conferences; speaking engagements, award entries and thought leadership opportunities; media training; prepping executives; managing the budget; and ongoing communications support.


Other key priorities are listed below:

·         Oversee processes, content and activities to maximize communications and public relations efforts to support Hilton Honors, all digital offerings and other Portfolio-wide initiatives

·         Lead strategies to position Hilton Honors as industry-leading travel club that provides immediate, meaningful benefits to all members

·         Oversee PR to amplify the benefits of Hilton Honors partnerships – including music and co-brand credit card partners

·         Effectively supervise Manger tasked with improving perception of Hilton Honors in the news media, among key loyalty influencers and bloggers, and within the FlyerTalk community

·         Identify opportunities to feature Hilton as a leader in the digital/mobile app innovation space, including new and existing partnerships, new product launches and industry-leading milestones

·         Develop and execute media strategies to support other key portfolio-wide launches including efforts to encourage customers to book direct, free Wi-Fi for all HHonors members and new policies (e.g., cancellation policy)

·         Effectively manage third-party resources, including agency partners

·         Ensure regular communication among regional communications counterparts to ensure global alignment

·         Provide sound counsel to internal stakeholders related to potential risks and crises

·         Lead annual planning process for all related work streams


Job Requirements

What are we looking for?

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:

·         BA/BS Bachelor’s Degree

·         A minimum of eight (8) years of experience in public relations, journalism, communications or marketing roles; including experience in managing agency partners, internal teams and projects

·         A minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience

·         Ability to manage high level conversations across multiple parties with finesse

·         Ability to travel as needed


It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

·         MA/MS Master’s Degree in public relations, communications or marketing fields

·         A minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience

·         A minimum of four (4) years of supervisory experience

·         A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the Hospitality industry

·         A minimum of three (3) years of experience in PR, Marketing, and Advertising Agency environments


What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!




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Hilton Hotels Corporation

Operations College Intern

San Juan, P.R.


Job Description

As a college intern you will assist in daily operations and work with customers and Guest as part of your assigned college project to demonstrate your abilities and gain knowledge in the hospitality industry.


What will I be doing?

If you are interested in gaining real world experiences, looking for the best discipline to apply your talents, and open to opportunities to network with skilled professionals in hospitality, then you are ready for an internship. Internships are an excellent way for you to gain relevant work experience and new skills that will be invaluable when you are ready to pursue your professional career upon graduating.


Here is some information regarding our internship program:

·         Student is responsible for transportation and lodging.

·         Student is responsible for acquiring VISA permit to be in a United States territory.

·         Hotel will provide a meal per day for every 8 hour shift.

·         Student needs to be referred by a College/ University specifying requirements of internship.

·         This is an unpaid internship.


Job Requirements

What are we looking for?

·         College interns are always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviors, skills and values that follow:

·         Positive attitude and good communication skills

·         Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service

·         Excellent grooming standards

·         Ability to work on your own and as part of a team



·         Bilingual (Spanish & English)

·         Valid Good Health Certificate

·         Valid Good Conduct Certificate

·         Letter of College with description of course, hours required and department of interest

·         College Certificate of Insurance

·         Computer knowledge

·         Availability to participate at least 24 hours per week


What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!




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Walt Disney Imagineering

WDI Photography Internship – Fall 2017

Glendale, Calif.


Job ID



Date posted



“We Change Lives.” Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company. Its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation - from concept initiation through installation - of all Disney Resorts, theme parks and attractions, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, and new media projects.


What we’re looking for…

A photography interns who will be working in our Imagineering Art Library with our curators and other Imagineers, tending to the care and preservation of our collection. Those applying for this position should be team focused and solutions oriented, pro-active and constantly seeking to improve or evolve product and procedures. They should be curious, professional, life-learners, and have a can-do attitude. They will be trained in their role and on the equipment that we are using



You will…

·         Photograph artwork from a largely paper based collection

·         Handling of physical artwork during the photographic process

·         Be responsible for ensuring the artwork is captured and the digital file accurately represents the original for color, density, and resolution

·         Storing files along with correcting metadata

·         Ensuring proper maintenance and care of equipment

·         Basic Qualifications

·         What you bring to the role…

·         Solid knowledge of how to handle art safely and efficiently

·         Keen understanding of the materials that make up the art you will be working with

·         Advanced understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite and Lightroom

·         Extensive digital photography experience

·         Working knowledge of color management, color spaces, and profiles

·         Ability to differentiate subtle differences in colors

·         Complete understanding of studio lighting equipment

·         Ability to partner with various levels of leadership and prioritize work accordingly

·         Well organized and understand the importance of quality metadata

·         Interest in learning new ways of photographic imaging

·         Experience with Mac OS

·         A portfolio review is required for this position. For full consideration, please include a link to your portfolio on your résumé. Applicants without a portfolio link on their résumé, will not be considered a completed application packet and may not be fully considered for the position.


Preferred Qualifications

·         Extensive knowledge of color management tools and metadata processes

·         Experience documenting artwork at museum quality standards

·         Experience using Betterlight, Phase One, or similar equipment

·         Good sense of humor


Required Education

·         Currently enrolled as a Junior or higher, or graduated within the past 6 months, from an accredited college/university, earning a degree majoring in Photography.


Preferred Education

·         Completed three to four years of a four-year degree program.

·         Minor or dual major with an emphasis in Studio Art, Art History, or similar program.


Company Overview

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.


Additional Information

Materials Required:

·         College transcripts (official or unofficial) - Please upload your transcript while completing the online application.


To upload this document:

Log into your dashboard at

·         Click the link labeled “Edit Profile Info”

·         Click on the “Attachments” Tab

·         Be sure your document is in the required title format: FirstName_LastName_Type (i.e. Mickey_Mouse_Transcript)

·         Select document type of “Other”


Internship Eligibility:

·         Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

·         Must be at least 18 years of age

·         Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program. Note: Once you have completed one consecutive year of employment on a Disney internship or program, there must be a minimum 13 week gap before the start of a new internship or program

·         Must possess unrestricted work authorization

·         Must provide full work availability

·         Must provide own transportation to/from work

·         Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)

·         A portfolio review is required for this position. For full consideration, please include a link to your portfolio on your résumé. Applicants without a portfolio link on their résumé, will not be considered a completed application packet and may not be fully considered for the position.


Program Length:

·         The approximate dates of this internship are June 2017 through January 2018. Intern must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

·         Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview. Note that this role description will not be accessible once the posting is closed.


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