Job Bank

The PRSA Job Bank offers a consolidated service for both the Hoosier Chapter of PRSA and the Indianapolis chapter of IABC.

If you are an employer and have an opening for the Job Bank, please fax or e-mail your opening with a brief job description, salary range and experience level required to Holly Huffman at (317) 481-2939.

For more information or to get involved, contact Holly Huffman at (317) 481-2868, or Crystal Livers Powers with IABC at (317) 261-8423.

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July 19:

Here are the job openings for the week of August 2:

Director of Corporate Communications, ADESA.
The director of Corporate Communications will work closely with the CEO and c hief a dministrative o fficer, sets internal and external communications strategy for the corporation via an annual plan. Represents the company as spokesperson to the news media, consumer groups and the public regarding general inquiries (non-investor related). Is the primary brand manager for the corporation and oversees branding in marketing and investor relations. To support the company's mission and goals, works with others and helps prepare official communications. Performs community relations activities to maintain good will and high favorability among stakeholders at all ADESA sites. Establishes crisis communications plan for corporation. Exercises excellent interpersonal and communication skills to establish and maintain working relationships within the corporation. All positions require successful completion of a background check and drug screen.

Required Education and Experience
Education : Minimum of a bachelor's degree in business, communications, marketing or public relations. Advanced degree and professional accreditation preferred.

Experience : Minimum 10 years' experience in a publicly traded company, or related. Established success in providing staff leadership.           

ADESA Inc. benefits
ADESA Inc. offers excellent medical benefits, annual and long-term incentive plans and many other benefits. The salary range for this is position is 85K-110K.

For consideration, interested candidates must submit salary history along with resume to

Director of Marketing and Publicity, Indiana University.
Assists with the development and implementation of integrated publicity and marketing strategies for the School of Music IUB. Responsible for key public relations and communications initiatives (print and electronic), including copywriting and editing weekly online newsletter and events calendar and acting as managing editor for bi-annual IU Music magazine. Responsible for the marketing communications needs of the school, image management and coordination across units, and building and maintaining relationships with key leaders within the school, as well as campus marketing professionals. Writes and distributes press releases and maintains contact with media, local, regional, national and international. Coordinates research projects. Responds to informational needs to external and internal constituents working in close coordination with the School of Music's Development and Admissions offices on highly visible communications such as view books, major development publications and the school's Web site, influencing messaging, design and distribution of these tools. Assists in assigning tasks to hourly and GA workers. Provides administrative support, such as monitoring budgets, maintaining purchase orders, updating mailing/distribution lists, organizing materials and generating reports.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in journalism, marketing, arts administration, music or closely related field. Two years of progressively more responsible marketing experience would serve as an equivalent substitute for each year of a bachelors degree.

For more information and to apply for the above position, please go to:

Managing Editor, Indiana University.
The managing editor is responsible for day-to-day operations of a print publications group serving a variety of clients within the university. Serves as the primary project manager and scheduler for print projects as well as directing project assignment and work. This individual will also have writing responsibilities, including ads, brochures, Web content, presentations, billboards and other types of marketing communications materials.

Qualifications: Bachelor of arts degree in communications, journalism, English or related field, and five to seven years of combined experience as a copywriter or editor at a university, advertising company or in-house corporate marketing department. Candidates with creative staff management experience and a strong portfolio of creative work will have an advantage.

For more information and to apply for the above position, please go to:

Assistant Director, Marketing Strategy, Indiana University.
The Assistant Director, Marketing Strategy (ADMS), is the primary officer responsible for collecting, sorting and packaging information throughout the entire university in a manner that supports the strategic marketing messages and initiative of the Office of Communications and Marketing (OCM). Success in this position will be measured in four key areas: relationship building, information gathering, information management and strategically packaging stories in a manner that reinforces key messages. A position description is available to applicants upon request. The ADSM works collaboratively with all OCM staff, as well as media relations, community relations and marketing-communications staff university-wide to identify stories that support the university's key messages. The ADSM works with the same staff to identify opportunities throughout the university where delivery of the university's key messages would be beneficial. This position reports to the Executive Associate Director of Communications and Marketing.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts in marketing, English, journalism, sociology, psychology, political science or related field with a strong record of significant experience in marketing-communications environment is required. The most competitive candidates will possess a master's degree and significant higher education experience. In addition, advanced experience with media and public relations methods, outstanding editing and writing skills for print and the Internet, strong conceptual, strategic and creative writing skills, strong team work and client relations skills, project management skills and a working knowledge of database and content-management systems is highly preferred. OCM is a fast-paced dynamic environment that seeks team players who thrive under pressure and can think on their feet. Please include a cover letter and resume with your online application and list the contact information for three references on your resume.

For more information and to apply for the above position, please go to:

Here are the job openings for the week of July 26:

Director of Communications and Marketing, The Eiteljorg Museum.
The Eiteljorg Museum seeks a dynamic professional to lead the museum's marketing and communications efforts. The Eiteljorg, an exciting part of White River State Park, is preparing for the June 2005 grand opening of its $20 million building expansion. The expansion will double the size of the museum, adding exhibition space, a cafe, the 6,000 square foot Nina Mason Pulliam Education Center and the 30,000 square foot Christel DeHaan Terrace, an outdoor sculpture garden connecting the museum directly to the Canal Walk. Marketing and communications efforts at the museum play a vital role in advancing the museum.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a minimum of five years of directly relevant experience;
  • be a skillful leader of marketing and communications staff members;
  • excel in teamwork and creative collaboration with both external clients and partners and internal partners;
  • demonstrate the ability to maximize limited resources;
  • possess a high level of energy and enthusiasm; and
  • be excited about the museum's mission to inspire an understanding and appreciation of the art, history and culture of the American West and the indigenous cultures of North America.

Individuals meeting the above criteria should submit a reference with cover letter outlining salary history and three professional references no later than August 4 to:

Eiteljorg Museum
HR Coordinator
500 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Account Manager, Hetrick Communications Inc.
With current clients expanding and new business pitches in the works, Hetrick Communications is looking for an experienced account manager to help serve its growing base of government, business, philanthropic, human services, community, health and education clients. Can you write well? Can you see the big picture and still sweat the details to make sure projects get done? Do you enjoy juggling a variety of tasks and subjects? Are you interested and involved in the community? Then let’s talk! (We’d also like you to have at least five years of professional experience, including some in an agency, and a bachelor's degree in communications or marketing.) Send a cover letter, resume and work samples to:

Pamela Klein
Hetrick Communications Inc.
201 S. Capitol Ave. #800
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Fax: 317.262.5252

Here are the job openings for the week of July 19:

Communications Coordinator, University of Indianapolis Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL).
A bachelor's degree in communications or related field is required for this position, with a minimum of two to three years of professional experience developing and implementing communications strategies. The successful candidate will possess excellent written and oral communication skills (CELL's preference is for an individual with knowledge of advanced communication technologies), as well as initiative, persistence, project completion skills, and the ability to work in and lead teams of professionals.

CELL works with stakeholders in P-16 education to improve student performance and reduce the achievement gap in Central Indiana (see The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and implementation of strategic communications plans in collaboration with CELL staff, University Communications and partners in our projects. The position reports to the associate dean for Policy and Partnerships at CELL.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing leadership for the CELL Communications Team; coordinating with the director of University Communications to implement a plan for media and public relations; developing and implementing a system for internal communication that provides knowledge of activities to all CELL staff; developing a contact database that provides for a vehicle to create targeted, focused, and responsive electronic and print communication with all stakeholders; working with project leaders to develop specific a communication plan for specific initiatives that disseminates and gathers information from targeted stakeholders; developing a general CELL newsletter and targeted newsletters for each project.

Application procedure: Submit a letter of interest, resume, and names and telephone numbers of three professional references to

Stant Clark, Jr.
Director of Human Resources
University of Indianapolis
1400 E. Hanna Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46227

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


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