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Community Outreach Coordinator

Penna Powers, a full-service communication agency is seeking a Community Outreach Coordinator to assist with a highly visible public education campaign in Utah.

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 presentations and other materials
  • 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
  • Travel throughout the state for presentations and events

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 travel throughout the state for presentations as well as some evening and weekend work.

Requirements include: A bachelor’s degree and highly skilled at verbal and written communication. Ability to be proactive and work independently. Strong interpersonal communication skills are essential. Must be able to meet deadlines, and multitask. Preference given to those with a background in community health.

Benefits
All positions are full-time, with competitive compensation, medical benefits (health/dental/life/LTD insurance), paid vacation, 401k w/ employer match and profit sharing.

We like our employees to have fun and be creative. We hold company events throughout the year including monthly birthday celebrations, a family Lagoon day, a Halloween party, a Thanksgiving bowl-fet, and a Christmas party. Casual dress code and a non-corporate atmosphere make Penna Powers a fun place to work and learn in a team environment.

Please send resume and cover letter to hr@pennapowers.com and include “Outreach Coordinator” in the subject line.

Please note:  Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  However, we will keep your resume and information on file for consideration for upcoming positions.

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Digital Project Manager

Penna Powers is an integrated communications agency doing work that matters for a broad list of clients in the Intermountain West. We are seeking a Digital Project Manager to join our team. You will be responsible for the planning, documentation and day-to-day management of various digital projects ranging from full-websites to management of existing client sites.

The successful Digital Project Manager will:

  • Be a tech-savvy professional with an in-depth understanding of how technology can help our clients achieve their business objectives.
  • Have excellent time management skills and be very organized.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of web technologies and programming languages.
  • Communicative and collaborate effectively with other agency personnel and clients directly.

Responsibilities

  • Develop detailed project plans including FRDs (functional requirement documents), user personas, wireframes, content tables and UX/UI documentation.
  • Scope project requirements and prepare budget
  • Provide end-to-end project management
  • Collaborate with internal teams as well as clients
  • Manage change orders and mitigate issues during development
  • Deliver projects on time ensuring quality and technical standards are met
  • Monitor and report on Google Analytics metrics
  • Participate in new business efforts

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years proven work experience as a Digital Project Manager
  • Hands on experience with the Adobe Design Suite and other digital tools used to create documentation
  • Familiarity with Content Management systems and HTML/CSS
  • Understanding of SEO and Google Analytics
  • Solid technical background with an ability to address accessibility and compatibility issues
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Communication and team management skills
  • Applicable college education a plus

Benefits
All positions are full-time, with competitive compensation, medical benefits (health/dental/life/LTD insurance), paid vacation, 401k with employer match and profit sharing.

We like our employees to have fun and be creative. We hold company events throughout the year including monthly birthday celebrations, a family Lagoon day, a Halloween party, a Thanksgiving bowl-fet, and a Christmas party. Casual dress code and a non-corporate atmosphere make Penna Powers a fun place to work and learn in a team environment.

To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter with a subject line of Digital PM to hr@pennapowers.com.

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. However, we will keep your resume and information on file for consideration for upcoming positions.

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Account Manager – Salt Lake City

Penna Powers is an integrated communications agency doing work that matters for a broad list of clients in the Intermountain West. We are seeking an experienced Account Manager to oversee a few major clients for our agency. If you like to manage details, build relationships, laugh at work and make a difference in the world, we want to hear from you.

In short, the successful Account Manager will…

  • Keep work on strategy, on time and on budget, and
  • Have happy clients.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Continue building upon strong existing relationships with key members of the client team on a few major agency accounts.
  • Effectively manage client relationships with little supervision.
  • Work collaboratively with agency leaders and other members of the internal client team to develop and maintain an overarching account plan, timeline and budget.
  • Work effectively with the account team to implement the plan.
  • Manage client budgets and timelines in coordination with the client team.
  • Support agency new business efforts as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or another related field.
  • At least 4-5 years of experience in an Account Management role at an agency.
  • Demonstrated experience crafting account plans, defining budgets and successfully delivering campaigns and executing communication plans for high-profile clients.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with an ability to understand and manage power relationships, political considerations and budgetary sensitivities within an organization.
  • Experience working with government entities, including familiarity with policy making and political processes.
  • Facilitation, mediation and public involvement knowledge and experience is a plus.
  • Experience in the transportation industry is also a plus, including familiarity with NEPA and other public engagement policies and procedures.

Benefits

All positions are full-time, with competitive compensation, medical benefits (health/dental/life/LTD insurance), paid vacation, 401k w/ employer match and profit sharing.

We like our employees to have fun and be creative. We hold company events throughout the year including monthly birthday celebrations, a family Lagoon day, a Halloween party, a Thanksgiving bowl-fet, and a Christmas party. Casual dress code and a non-corporate atmosphere make Penna Powers a fun place to work and learn in a team environment.

To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter with a subject line of “Account Manager” to hr@pennapowers.com.

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. However, we will keep your resume and information on file for consideration for upcoming positions.

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Senior Media Relations Strategist

Penna Powers is seeking a savvy idea developer who has a knack for news angles to join our team. Ideal candidate has strategic planning capabilities, strong media relationships, track record of placements, excellent writing skills and experience planning/executing media events.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide all media relations strategy, implementation and other activities for your assigned accounts.
  • Provide input on media relations planning and executions, with a particular emphasis on local media relations – media events, talking points, news advisories and releases, etc.
  • Work with account managers/team leads across all departments and within the PR department to structure media relations strategies for agency clients.
  • Participate and contribute ideas, best practices, strategies and recommendations in planning and project meetings.
  • Foster and build stronger relationships and familiarity with local, trade and national broadcast and print media for Penna Powers accounts.
  • Oversee assigned media relations managers and provide guidance, input and feedback.
  • Manage time allocation to keep within budget allocations on assigned accounts.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 5 years media relations experience. Agency experience, a plus.
  • Demonstrated success in securing media relations coverage in the local Salt Lake market as well as B2B and B2C coverage in trades and business press.
  • Demonstrated success in strategic communications planning.
  • 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
  • Profit sharing
  • Company events throughout the year

To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter with a subject line of “Senior Media Relations Strategist” to hr@pennapowers.com.

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