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May 10, 2022

Marketing and Social Media Manager


Our goal is to achieve app traffic and revenue by utilizing all aspects of the social media marketing road map. We are looking for those with a strong pulse on the social media landscape with hands-on experience executing social media campaigns, particularly with other influencers. A social media intern should have a solid understanding of how social media channels work & how to optimize content.

Responsibilities include:

  • Build and execute social media strategy through research, platform determination and audience identification
  • Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages prospects to take action by downloading our app from the Apple and Android app stores and joining our "team"!!
  • Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information; and more!




Podcast Host/Producer

Rude Rangers Entertainment - Remote

Trailblazer Multimedia is looking for innovative and entertaining podcasters to join our growing multimedia family of networks. Successful candidates will be people interested in partnering with a growing brand, gaining practical experience and producing high quality talk radio/podcasting content.

Requirements include:

  • Ability to speak and deliver content in an entertaining and convincing way.
  • Must be adaptable in terms of being able to interview people of all persuasions and walks of life
  • Familiarity with podcast creation, production and editing techniques
  • Interest in identifying, cultivating and developing affiliate/sponsorship relationships




Marketing and Communication Intern 


Internship - completed in exchange for course hours

The role of the Marketing and Communication Intern is to assist the VisitHATTIESBURG team with events, the organization’s online presence, and office support. Additionally, the intern will work closely with organizational partners to communicate Hattiesburg’s story in a concise and informed manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include: generate blogs through brainstorming and a working list of predetermined topics; continually assist with proofreading/editing; social media assistance for VisitHATTIESBURG, Mississippi Miss Hospitality, and Downtown Hattiesburg platforms, including Facebook; Instagram, Instagram Stories, and Twitter; and more!




Social Media Marketing Specialist

EZHouseFlipping, LLC - Remote

We are looking for a driven Social Media Specialist to attract and interact with targeted virtual communities and networks users. Social media specialists should have a solid understanding of how each social media channel works and how to optimize content so that it is engaging on those channels. You are responsible for joining relevant conversations on behalf of the brand and “soft selling” the product by providing support to current and prospective customers.

Responsibilities include: build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification; generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action; set up and optimize company pages within each platform to increase the visibility of company’s social content; moderate all user-generated content in line with the moderation policy for each community; create editorial calendars and syndication schedules, and more!


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Morning Anchor/Multimedia Journalism

Jackson State University - Jackson, MS

The JSUTV Department at Jackson State University is accepting applications for its Morning Anchor/Multimedia Journalism position.  The Morning Anchor/Multimedia Journalism will anchor morning and afternoon shows on JSUTV.

Responsibilities include:

  • Anchoring morning and afternoon show on JSUTV.
  • Report for our morning and afternoon newscast, website and social media.
  • Produce, plan, develop story ideas and creative story telling.
  • Assist in producing shows on JSUTV and special programs.
  • Multimedia Journalism Reporter.




Video Editor

Mabus Agency - Tupelo, MS

Mabus Agency is seeking a talented video editor with a strong passion for film and the editing process. Editors are a vital part of the production process, adding their ever-improving technical knowledge and creative ideas to the final production.

As the video editor, you will work with our in-house video production team and assemble footage into client commercials, TV shows and mini-documentaries. This position is for full-time employment at our Tupelo, Mississippi, office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review raw material to create a cohesive video that meets clients expectations
  • Work alongside with director to create compelling stories through the editing process
  • Trim footage segments and create the sequence of the film
  • Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects
  • Create rough and final cuts; and more!




Corporate Communications Manager

Toyota - Blue Springs, MS

Toyota’s Corporate Communications Department is looking for a passionate and highly motivated Corporate Communications Manager. The primary responsibility of this role is to manage ongoing external communications including media relations, community relations, local government relations, executive support, and social innovation activities that promote Toyota as a good corporate citizen; manage external communications team and Experience Center operations and staff. Reporting to the Group Manager, Manufacturing Communications, the person in this role will apply strategic communications and public relations strategies to support the Corporate Communications department's objective of establishing a positive presence in the community and state, as a leading mobility and manufacturing company.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Managing all external activities, relationships, events and associated budgets.
  • Developing communication plans, press releases, speeches, scripts, etc.
  • Overseeing philanthropic budget (donations/sponsorships), partnerships and volunteer events.
  • Working across internal administrative departments to develop and carry out communications strategy; and more!




Communications Coordinator

The University of Southern Mississippi - Hattiesburg, MS

Coordinates all communications activities for DuBard School for Language Disorders including coordination with all related university entities.

 Primary Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Creates and coordinates communication efforts for the DuBard School for Language Disorders including, but no limited to, press releases, brochures, newsletters, annual reports, yearbooks, and advertisements.  Creates and coordinates digital communications for the school including, but not limited to, website, social media, digital photography, and videography.
  • Works collaboratively with DuBard School Professional Development, research, and Development staff to gather data and develop detailed marketing plans that include setting goals for the promotion of the DuBard School and the DuBard Association Method training.
  • Collaborates with University Communications to ensure that all DuBard School materials are in compliance with USM standards; assists University Communications in developing articles to warrant local and national media coverage for the school; and more!




Marketing Strategist for Academic Programs

The University of Southern Mississippi - Gulfport, MS

Supporting marketing and recruitment efforts related to Coastal Operations initiatives at The University of Southern Mississippi, the marketing strategist is responsible for designing and developing targeted initiatives to increase enrollment and create awareness of career opportunities.  

 Primary Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Develop, execute and monitor a targeted marketing strategy for promoting academic programs to targeted audiences.
  • Guide and mentor academic recruiters through the implementation the marketing strategy of incoming students and for placement into career opportunities. 
  • Create, maintain, and track progress of a cycle for regular review and promotion of academic programs to assist with the following:
    - Provide academic programs with professional marketing support to develop core messaging, identify targeted audiences, evaluate market supply (competitive analysis) and employment demand for graduates, enhance and update web presence and plan for and execute advertising through digital and social media.
    - Partner with University recruitment professionals to ensure recruitment cycles are aligned with targeted programs. Prepare faculty and staff for upcoming promotion cycles.
    - Create a structured approach for the timing of when messaging is released to targeted audiences to maximize potential impact; and more!




Audio/Video Technician I

The University of Southern Mississippi - Gulfport, MS

Delivers and supports audio equipment from loaner pool available to faculty, staff and student organizations; provides first level support for permanently installed audio and video equipment; assists with the support of classroom equipment, including SMART and interactive video classrooms.  Provides first level support for security camera systems throughout campus.

Primary Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assists customers in the identification of appropriate audio/video technologies, writing of specifications, product evaluations, price quotations, purchasing equipment, effectiveness of equipment, and training to operate audio systems effectively.
  • Serves as the key resource for audio/video technology to campus during presentations, athletic events, commencement, and other university functions.
  • Supports security camera systems including repairs and training.
  • Maintains current awareness of developing trends in audio/video technology. Attends certification and training classes when available; and more! 




Director Of Digital & Social Media Innovation (Athletics)

Mississippi State University -Starkville, MS

The Director of Social & Digital Media is responsible for oversight of assigned revenue sport(s) social media channels with an objective of upholding and advancing Mississippi State Athletics digital and social media innovation.

Essential Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Assistant Athletic Director of Digital and Revenue Innovation with the overall promotion of Mississippi State Athletics and enhancement of the student-athlete and fan experience on social media.
  • Develop and execute social media strategy for assigned revenue generation sport(s); focused primarily on publishing of digital content on social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok) and
  • Collaborate and work in conjunction with Communications, Marketing, Photography and Hail State Productions departments to ideate, execute and publish creative social media content for assigned revenue generation sport(s); and more!




Social Media Marketing Specialist

Hardware Resources, Inc. - Bossier City, LA

Hardware Resources is seeking a creative individual to join our team of marketing and design professionals to build a strong social media presence for our brands. If you are a professional with an interest in home design who enjoys communicating through online channels, we would like to meet you!

What does a Social Media Specialist do? As a Social Media Specialist, you will be creating engaging content for our dealers, the design community and homeowners on our social media channels including Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. Ultimately, you should be able to increase web traffic and customer engagement metrics aligned with broader marketing strategies.

Responsibilities include: create engaging text, image and video content; facilitate online conversations with customers and respond to inquiries; monitor and share content posted by customers that feature our products; create a content calendar for consistent schedule of posts; manage social media advertising program and create engaging content, and more! 




Marketing and Communications Coordinator

G.A. Carmichael Family Health Center - Canton, MS 

Responsible for conducting relevant market research, produce effective promotional materials and analyze health care data in order to optimize the use of resources and ensure ours Health Center overall success. Must be able to interpret patient behavior and data, trends, patterns, and suggest creative ways to increase patient awareness. Must be detail-oriented, thorough, and organized communications manager, will play a key role in promoting our Health Center by creating informative content, press releases and media opportunities to share our Health Centers mission and goals.

Essential functions include: conduct research and analyze patient behavior and needs; organize and execute promotional activities to promote the Centers; prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports; exceptional communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal; develop and produce high-quality, informative, and interesting press releases, press kits, and related materials; and more! 




Communications Specialist

Mississippi Lottery Corporation - Flowood, MS 

The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Director of Communications in maintaining and fostering positive relationships with players through winner awareness programs and social media strategies.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities: Help establish, develop and maintain visual brand strategy; create and spearhead campaigns related to new games, promotions, giveaways with approval from Director of Communications; scheduling capabilities; monitor comments and messages; publish winners, and more!




Communications - Social Media Specialist

Delta Health Alliance Inc - Stoneville, MS

The Social Media Specialist will be responsible for developing and administering social media content that will engage users and create an interactive relationship between the brand and its audience.

Essential Duties: Assist in overseeing the day-to-day management of campaigns and ensure brand consistency across multiple channels, programs and platforms; Create engaging written and visual content for social networks, including Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and others; Monitor social campaign reach, audience growth and audience demographics using built-in analytic tools.; Develop content to attract desired audiences; and more!




Communications Coordinator

ACLU - New Orleans, LA

The Communications Coordinator is a skilled multimedia communications professional that supports and enhances the organization’s strategic communications, digital outreach, and public advocacy efforts on a range of civil rights and civil liberties issues. Under the supervision of the Communications Director, the Communications Coordinator translates our legal, policy, and public education work into powerful multimedia content to inspire, inform, and move people to action.

Primary responsibilities include: 

  • Support and assist the organization’s internal and external communications programs
  • Collaborate with the Communications Director and contracted agency to identify high-impact opportunities to increase the visibility of our advocacy, legal, and legislative work, and to generate web traffic, email list, and social media audience growth
  • Collaborate with the legal and advocacy teams and research policies to write and speak comfortably about issues related to civil liberties to communicate with the media and members of the press, as well as write testimony, editorials, talking points, action alerts, social media and blog posts, and more!




Remote Summer Reading Teacher

The Institute of Reading Development

Our programs provide students with the skills, books, and experiences they need to achieve greater success in school and beyond.

As an Institute teacher you will: earn between $600-$700 per week; improve your teaching skills and confidence, gaining valuable teaching experience with a variety of age groups from 4-year-olds to high school students; and help your students become successful readers with a love of great books.

Successful Institute teachers: have strong reading skills and read for pleasure; are responsible and hard-working, with strong communication and organizational skills; are comfortable and confident with technology; and are patient and supportive with students and parents.




Adjunct Faculty - School of Communication

University of Southern Mississippi - Hattiesburg, MS 

The School of Communication invites applicants to serve as part-time instructional adjunct faculty on an as-needed basis in the areas of communication studies, journalism, public relations, advertising, media entertainment arts (audio and video production), and film.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include: teaching assigned courses; providing face-to-face, interactive video, or online course delivery and instruction; entering interim and final grades; completing required assessment activities; collaborating with faculty as necessary; performs other duties as assigned.




CR Svcs. - Creative Services Producer

WDAM – Hattiesburg, MS

This person will work closely with station personnel, clients and sales to conceptualize, write, shoot and edit promos and commercials. Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following: Non-Linear Video Editing; HD Video Shooting; Still & Animated Graphics Creation; Script Writing.




Multimedia Journalist

WDAM - Hattiesburg, MS

WDAM is looking for a Reporter/MMJ to join our award winning team. The successful candidate can generate their own story ideas and has a strong desire for enterprise storytelling and covering live, breaking news. They must understand and incorporate social media material into their workflow while reporting.

General responsibilities include: plan stories in advance for coverage that are relevant to the Pine Belt; pitch and cover enterprise stories; cover breaking news, general assignments and targeted special reports on social media, web and TV; build trust and respect in the Pine Belt; work under tight deadlines on a flexible schedule that includes weekends, holidays, shift coverage, breaking news and severe weather; operate live shots using Live U and Live U-Mobile; must be able to report in a broad range of styles with good on-air presentation skills; and more!


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