Careers

Community Outreach Coordinator (Spanish Speaking – Utah)

Penna Powers, a full service communication agency is seeking a Spanish-speaking Community Outreach Coordinator to assist with Utah’s Zero Fatalities traffic safety program.

The position requires the ability to communicate well with large and small groups, multi-task, see assignments through from start to finish, pay attention to details and be proactive.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Grassroots outreach efforts
  • Giving presentations to small and large groups
  • Coordinating, scheduling and staffing public events
  • Writing content for the web, presentations and other materials
  • Content creation, tracking and monitoring social media channels
  • Responding to requests for campaign involvement
  • Managing inventory and resources for events, such as giveaways, display items and collateral materials
  • Coordinating with other local public and private safety campaigns
  • Seeking outreach and sponsorship opportunities for the campaign
  • Finding presentation opportunities throughout Utah

Complete training on all aspects of the campaign will be provided.

This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, entry level position. The coordinator is needed as soon as possible to handle immediate needs. Position is based in Salt Lake City and will include occasional travel throughout the state for presentations as well as some evening and weekend work as needed.

Requirements include: A bachelor’s degree in a related field such as communication, public relations, marketing or community health. Must be fluent in Spanish and highly skilled at verbal and written communication with an ability to be proactive and work independently. Strong interpersonal communication skills are essential. Must be able to meet deadlines, and multi-task.

Penna Powers offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, LTD and life insurance and 401(k) with employer match.

Click the “Apply for this position” button below and include “Outreach Coordinator” in the subject line.

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Social Media Strategist

Penna Powers, a full-service agency with offices in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas, is seeking a Social Media Strategist to join its Salt Lake office.

The Social Media Strategist leads all of the agency’s social media efforts and oversees social media managers on different accounts. The Social Media Strategist must understand and have experience in content creation, community management, social media marketing, social media planning and all other facets of the digital social media space.

This position will work collaboratively with our Digital Strategist, Digital Media Planner and Public Relations Department to ensure the full integration of social media into all clients’ strategies and approaches.

A summary of responsibilities includes (but is not limited to):

  • Oversee all agency social media efforts, including those of the agency and for clients.
  • Develop and implement, or support the implementation of, social media strategic plans. Track, analyze and report on results.
  • Provide everything from high-level strategic planning and guidance to tactical implementation for clients.
  • In addition to the strategic oversight role, serve as day-to-day client contact on specific accounts, which includes client content creation, community management and other account management duties.
  • Prepare client point of view and recommendations (including unasked for recommendations).
  • Manage client budgets.
  • Research emerging tools, vet their application and make recommendations for Penna Powers accounts.
  • Maintain up-to-date working knowledge of social media rules and regulations.
  • Monitor best practices from other brands and educate team on potential application for Penna Powers clients.

Requirements

  • At least four years of experience (agency experience preferred).
  • Demonstrated success in social media management and strategy development for multiple clients and campaigns.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, such as communication, marketing, journalism or public relations.
  • Self-starter and ability to manage others and lead accounts.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 401k w/ employer match
  • Health/dental/life/LTD insurance
  • Collaborative and fun working environment
  • Company events throughout the year

Send resume and links to channels you manage to hr@pennapowers.com. Please include in your subject line “Social Media Strategist.”

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PR/SoMe Manager

If your idea of a great day is strategizing a solution for an opportunity or challenge, collaborating with a team, working on projects for clients in a variety of industries, and executing your plan in traditional and social media channels—we’re looking for you.

Penna Powers is hiring a communications specialist who is savvy in both traditional media relations and social media content creation and management.

Responsibilities

-       Develop and implement strategic integrated communication programs and analyze and measure results of these programs.

-       Take a pitch from idea creation to placement.

-       Writing, from drafting long copy to creating engaging content for a variety of social channels.

-       Managing social media posting, contesting, monitoring, moderation and reporting.

-       Reporting of both earned and social media metrics.

-       Day-to-day client relations including proactively generating ideas to meet clients’ business and communication goals.

-       Manage client budgets.

Requirements

-       Minimum of 5 years communications experience. Agency experience, a plus.

-       Demonstrated success outcomes in both earned and social media channels.

-       Knowledge of analytics.

-       Self-starter that works well in a team environment.

-       Presentation skills a plus.

Benefits

-       Competitive salary

-       401k w/employer match

-       Health/dental/life/LTD insurance

-       Collaborative and fun working environment

-       Performance bonuses

-       Company events throughout the year

Send to hr@pennapowers.com: resume, writing sample and link(s) to a recent story you pitched or social media channel you manage. Include PR Position in the subject line.

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Lead Web Developer

Penna Powers is looking for a passionate individual who wants to change the world with their awesome web development skills (by change the world we mean make some awesome sites).

What are we looking for?

You’ll be responsible for developing and updating killer custom websites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP and a lot of other acronyms. You’ll be asked to collaborate with our UX designer and lead web developer from the start to finish of projects so being able to talk to other people is a really nice bonus. We’re looking for a developer with a strong visual eye and understanding of design concepts and a perspective on front and back-end technologies and their impact on the design process.

Candidates who spend their free time mastering dungeons and dragons, making home servers, planning ways to survive a zombie apocalypse, expanding on an already vast knowledge of horror movies, eating bacon and throwing foam balls in an attempt to disrupt your co-workers will probably fit in pretty well with our odd, colorful, and fun culture.

And now the boring job posting stuff:
Required Skills

  • HTML / HTML5
  • CSS
  • JavaScript / jQuery
  • PHP/Perl
  • mySQL
  • AJAX
  • WordPress development & deployment
  • Adobe Creative Suite

Bonus Skills

  • Drupal/Joomla experience
  • LAMP stack admin experience
  • Experience working with GIT
  • The amazing ability to search with Google
  • An understanding of SEO and how to implement various techniques
  • A nice, warm handshake. Not too dry, but not too moist
  • Not making a mess when warming things in the microwave

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 401k w/employer match
  • Health/dental/life/LTD insurance
  • Collaborative and fun working environment
  • Company events throughout the year

Send resume to hr@pennapowers.com. Please include in your subject line “ Lead Web Developer.”

This is an on-site salaried position, based in SLC, UT. Please do not contact us about outsourcing, or if you are a recruiter.

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