MVAF Event: Watkins Distributing Super Bowl

The Magic Valley Advertising Federation is presenting a behind-the-scenes look at Budweiser’s advertising in the Super Bowl, with Mitch and Linda Watkins.  From the event’s description:

On Thursday, February 11th, the Magic Valley Advertising Federation presents Mitch and Linda Watkins with a behind the scenes look at Budweiser’s advertising in the Super Bowl. Budweiser’s Super Bowl spots consistently rank in the top 10 commercials for the Super Bowl.

Details about the event:

Date:  Thursday, February 11
Time:  Check-in – 5:15 p.m.
Location:  Shilo Inn, 1586 Blue Lakes Blvd., Twin Falls
Cost:  $10 for members and non-members

The MVAF will also be selling raffling tickets for lift tickets to Sun Valley – $5 each or 6 for $25.  Drawing will take place at the February 18 luncheon.

To RSVP or for more details contact Debbie Currier at 208-736-0823 or via email at

Client Side Job Opening: MarCom Specialist

A job opening on the client side: Nunhems has an opening for a Marketing Communications (MarCom) Specialist in their Parma location.  From the job description:

Job Description

  • Set up and execute marketing communication plans for the differnt crops in his/her area of responsibility.
  • Advise and/or challenge crop team members on product communication.
  • Provide and/or coordinate the creation of product materials as requested by Crop Teams.
  • Collect and maintain product information on Nunhems Internet and Intranet.
  • Collaborate and write articles for internal and external publications.
  • Maintain image database and facilitate product photo shoots.
  • Organize events and exhibitions.
  • Manage suppliers.
  • Together with the MarCom Manager, manage MarCom Assistant

Full details about the position and how to apply can be found on the original job posting.

Job Opening: Production Specialist

Aquent Studios has an opening in their Boise office for a Production Specialist. From their job listing on Craigslist:

We have a new opportunity for a production specialist who will support all phases of the design and production process, producing error-free deliverables, and creating and maintaining a robust file management and archiving system for both print and online deliverables. This is a long term contract position working on site in our Boise office.

Full details about the position can be found on the original job listing.

Call for Entries: IMPACT Awards

Capital City Communicators, a Treasure Valley organization for professional communicators, has announced a Call for Entries for the inaugural IMPACT Awards.

The IMPACT Awards, which stands for Idaho Marketing, PR, and Communication Talent, “offer Idaho communicators a unique opportunity to showcase their work, receive expert feedback and gain peer and industry recognition,” said Jeff Reynolds, CCC president and owner of Rizen Creative.

From the CCC website:

We’re looking for the best and the brightest of 2009 – the marketing or communications project that made heads turn and people take notice. It’s time to show off your great work from the past year and earn recognition among your peers.

Entries will be accepted from Dec. 14, 2009 to Feb. 4, 2010. Award winners will be recognized at the IMPACT Award Recognition event in mid March 2010.

Early entries are due by January 28th, and late entries will be accepted (for an additional fee of course) through February 4th.

New Hire and Practice Area for Red Sky PR

Red Sky Public RelationsRed Sky Public Relations has added to their staff once again.

Ashley Ford has joined the organization as Public Affairs Practice Group Leader, where she’ll be heading up their new Public Affairs practice.  This practice will serve as the Idaho component of a regional affiliation that also covers Oregon and Washington.  “We see opportunities for a sophisticated, non-partisan public relations approach to working with government at all levels in Idaho,” said Red Sky President Jessica Flynn.

Prior to joining Red Sky, Ashley was the Principal Land Use Planner of the Rose Law Group’s Boise office, where she was involved in a wide range of land use and development issues.  She holds a Masters degree from Idaho State University, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Truman State University.

Congratulations Ashley.