Join us to meet and greet the Idaho chapter of Public Relations Society of America’s new officers and network (& socialize 🙂 Dec. 1 at Café Ole in Downtown Boise in the 8th Street Market Place from 5 – 7 p.m.
Munch on a taco from the Taco Bar, sip a mango margarita and power network with your communication colleagues. The chapter’s annual meeting will be conducted with elections of our new officers for 2012.
Cost is $15 for members online and $20 for guests, or $20 (cash or check) for all at the door. Price includes Taco Bar and one drink.
The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent of people in an unprecedented way, unleashing unlimited creative opportunities.
But does democratized culture mean better art, film, music and literature or is true talent instead flooded and drowned in the vast digital ocean of mass culture? Is it cultural democracy or mediocrity?
This is the question addressed by PressPausePlay, a documentary film containing interviews with some of the world’s most influential creators of the digital era.
The screening is scheduled from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Linen Building in downtown Boise. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Attendees are encouraged to bring a canned food item to be donated to the Idaho Foodbank.
We are currently seeking to fill the position of Web Programmer/HTML Specialist in our Boise, Idaho branch location.
We are a national real estate investment company. We focus on acquiring, managing, developing and syndicating stabilized, value-added and opportunistic multifamily and commercial real estate properties throughout the United States.
Four year degree in: computer science, graphic design, or web design;
5 years + proven experience in web design, programming and development within a corporate or agency environment;
Experience using mass HTML email distribution systems (such as Vertical Response or Constant Contact)
Knowledge of PHP based content management systems (such as WordPress)
Thorough knowledge of search engine optimization, browser testing, and other website support functions.
Must be extremely detailed oriented and a self-starter;
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining strong attention to detail;
Strong design skills including layout, typography, and production;
Ability to materialize mock-ups from scratch, with a high sense of style, or manipulate existing materials/files;
Exceptional and effective communication skills;
Understanding of printing and prepress processes and prepping art files for print; and
Skills in copywriting and/or proofreading are a plus. Real estate knowledge or background a plus.
The November Lunch & Learn event from the Idaho Falls Advertising Federation is a panel discussion on “How to Write a Great Press Release and Get it Published.” It offers an informative examination of techniques you can use to maximize the effectiveness of your press release and attract genuine community interest.
The panel discussion will be moderated by Brad Hudson of Red Inc. and will feature:
Kortny Rolston, Communications Specialist, Center for Advanced Energy Studies.
Jeff Robinson, City Editor, Post Register.
Leonard Martin, Publisher, Blackfoot Morning News.
Neal Larson, Talk Show Host and News Director, Rich Broadcasting.
Todd Kunz, Eyewitness News Anchor, KIDK.
Ward Hicks, Faculty, Department of Communication, BYU-Idaho.
This event is scheduled for Thursday, November 17th in, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Stockman’s Restaurant – Upstairs Meeting Room, 1175 Pier View Drive in Idaho Falls. Cost is $13 for members, $15 for non-members, or $5 for Lemonade & Learn (no lunch).
The firm seeks individuals who can demonstrate initiative, are enthusiastic and committed to quality. Ideally, candidates will have five to seven years of experience in public relations, marketing or public affairs experience. Agency experience is a plus.
An Account Executive must have a bachelor’s degree, mastery over all basic communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to:
Work independently to implement the full spectrum of public relations tactics including: pitching to news media, coordinating news conferences, arranging editorial board and analyst briefings, coordinating special events, preparing collateral materials, placing print and broadcast advertising, social media, etc.
Supervise and mentor junior staff
Interact with client contacts professionally
Delegate tasks to junior and administrative staff effectively and appropriately
Set priorities utilizing good judgment and multi-tasking skills
Identify client challenges and opportunities, and react appropriately with guidance from supervisors
Understand overall client strategies and help develop strategies as needed by working with supervisor
This position will also support the opening of Ritter Public Relations’ downtown office, currently scheduled to open in January.