Author Archives: Alicia Gomez

About Alicia Gomez

Hi! Come see me if you want to discuss career options in the Arts, Media, and Communications. I encourage students to reflect on their various interests and strengths when starting to explore possible career paths. I am available to chat about industry trends and practical skills while also sharing my own professional experiences, lessons learned, and insights.

New Marketing Media (Paid) Internship Opportunity in LA working for a Midd alum!

Wild Card is an award-winning entertainment advertising agency specializing in theatrical film marketing. Located in Culver City, CA, Midd alum, Founder and Editor Nick Temple and his team make up a diverse group of highly skilled editors, graphic designers, and music supervisors. They work with filmmakers across all major studios to develop teasers, trailers, and TV spots for major feature films and television shows.

At Wild Card, our internships offer hands-on learning and practical work experience in a fun friendly environment. Interns are encouraged to explore, develop and share their ideas while gaining valuable experience in the showbiz industry. We’re looking for a creative self-starter who is interested in the entertainment marketing industry.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Support a creative production team

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail

• Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

• Self-directed and able to work without supervision

• Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas

• Perform clerical duties, maintain files, organize documents, copy etc.

• Has in interest in social media and entertainment marketing

Perks:

•Ability to get hands-on experience from within top competitive advertising agency

•Opportunity to network with creative innovative professionals

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Several Job Opportunities with Insider.com posted in Handshake!

Insider Inc. is the publisher of INSIDER, Markets Insider, and 17 international editions of Business Insider, including the flagship NY-based US edition. The company pioneered a digital-native approach to news and information that is social and mobile at its core, for an ambitious and curious global audience that grew up with digital. The company launched in 2007, and in ten years, Business Insider has grown to become the most favorite business news brand in the world, when measured by reach. Insider Inc. reaches a global audience of several hundred million readers and viewers. The company also offers a subscription research service, Business Insider Intelligence (BII), that provides in-depth insight, data, and analysis of digital topics. Every year the company hosts IGNITION, an influential media and technology conferences. Insider Inc. is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE. We are always looking for talented, curious and motivated individuals to join our growing team.

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  • Business Insider billionaires reporter
  • Business Insider editorial fellow, tech
  • Insider editorial fellow, science
  • Video: producing fellow, Tech Insider
  • Business Insider visual features reporter, retail
  • Business Insider visual features fellow, retail
  • Business Insider editorial fellow, luxury lifestyle
  • Business Insider lists and rankings reporter
  • Business Insider travel reporter, visual features
  • Business Insider editorial fellow, tech
  • Copyediting fellow, video
  • Video: editing fellow
  • Video: Writing fellow, art and design

TransPerfect, a translation services company, posted two jobs in handshake!

For more than 25 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. TansPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world’s leading multinationals. With annual revenues of over $615 million, TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

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  • Project Coordinator
  • Sales Account Manager

Job opportunity- Executive Assistant, Talent Acquisition (Freelance) at HBO

OVERALL SUMMARY:

HBO’s Talent Acquisition (TA) department is focused on acquiring the best and brightest talent for the world’s most successful premium television network. The Executive Assistant will provide general administrative support to the Vice President, Talent Acquisition. The VP leads a team of recruiters who manage full life-cycle recruitment for varying business units such as Technology, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Legal, etc.

This role requires an individual with strong people and office management skills. The ideal candidate will have excellent phone and in person demeanor, be a quick study, independent and thoughtful in his or her decision-making. A successful candidate will be a creative problem-solver and self-starter who is resilient in a fast-paced environment, and highly collaborative with exceptional organizational skills. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·       Calendar management for the VP and TA Managers which includes but not limited to complex scheduling of interviews, conference coordination with internal and external business partners such as recruiting agencies, diversity partners, key contacts across the enterprise; ensure meeting arrangements are completed accurately with all necessary details and materials

·       Prepare/process expense reports and make travel arrangements for the VP and TA Managers

·       Draft and edit email, presentations, reports, agendas, summaries and other business correspondence

·       Handle and track executive referral resume submission process with superior organization and communication skills

·       Assist in key recruitment events, conference planning, and post-event recaps

·       Handle confidential and sensitive material related to internal staff and organizational documentation

·       Assist with the processing and onboarding of new hires within the HR department

·       Customize and implement innovative and impactful administrative/operational solutions

·       General TA Team support including ordering supplies, event support, updating team org charts and other materials, new hire paperwork, data entry

·       Ad hoc projects as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

·       Bachelor’s degree preferred

·       Dynamic team player with great interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·       Experience with handling multiple assignments and deadlines and proactively solve problems with a “can-do” attitude and limited supervision

·       Highly organized with very strong attention to detail

·       Adaptive to changing priorities

·       Requires a high degree of initiative and professionalism

·       Proven ability to build strong and productive relationships

·       Expert level MS Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

·       Experience working with Google document software, including Docs and Sheets, preferred but not required

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Africa Initiatives Communications and Editorial Assistant Job Opportunity in Handshake!

Job Description

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is a Brooklyn, NY–based, independent, international, nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of interdisciplinary research in the social sciences and related disciplines through a wide variety of workshops and conferences, fellowships and grants, summer training institutes, scholarly exchanges, research, and publications. Working with partners around the world to link research to practice and policy, our work strengthens individual and institutional capacities for learning and enhances public access to information. For more information, please visit our website: www.ssrc.org.

The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) and the Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program (Next Gen) are funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York and support independent research by African scholars and practitioners in the fields of peacebuilding, security, development, and related areas through fellowships, grants, publications, and public engagement. The APN focuses on conflict-affected countries and neighboring regions of the continent and the integration of African peacebuilding knowledge into global policy communities. The APN facilitates research projects and networking activities involving African academics, policy analysts, and practitioners working on peacebuilding issues by offering competitive research grants and other forms of targeted support. The Next Gen program offers fellowships to nurture the intellectual development of early-career faculty in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. The program assists fellows in developing research opportunities and skills, obtaining doctoral degrees, and participating in robust research communities.

The SSRC invites applications for the position of a Communications/Editorial Assistant to work closely with the African Peacebuilding Network and the Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program on a broad range of editorial and communication-related activities. The ideal candidate will have the skills (writing, editing, new media proficiency) to produce high-quality web content while also being able to provide support in the areas of design/branding, media relations, and event management, as well as to perform related tasks, as directed.

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Arts, Culture and History Internship: Clemmons Family Farm- April 13 Deadline Date

The Clemmons Family Farm (CFF) offers community programs that bring people together to learn about and celebrate African American heritage.

CFF is looking for a student Arts, Culture and History intern for 30 hours a week from June 1 through mid- August, 2019 (start and end dates are somewhat flexible based on the student’s availability).The intern will assist our core team of collaborating artists in planning, developing and overseeing visual arts, culinary arts and performing arts programs for children, youth and adults at the Farm.

Other opportunities may include: researching African-American contributions to Vermont, cataloging Farm videos, assisting at events, leading tours for visiting youth and college students, and welcoming visitors to the Farm during workshops and retreats. Students who are studying African-American or African Diaspora history, art and culture, and/or who self-identify as being African American or of African descent are especially encouraged to apply for this internship. Applicants should have good communication skills, be able to work independently and have an interest in the Farm’s mission and African and African Diaspora culture, history and arts. CFF can provide a transportation stipend to facilitate the intern’s transportation to and from the Farm.

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