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PRSSA/OPC Executive Positions Announcement 2015-16

Weber State PRSSA/Ogden Peak Communications has openings in its executive leadership team for the following positions during the 2015-16 school year. Applicants should email completed application and associated supplemental materials to Dr. Nicola Corbin (nicolacorbin@weber.edu) by Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 5 p.m.

Applications:  PRSSA positions applications

Position 1: PRSSA Chapter President – this position requires a highly motivated, well-organized student who will be responsible for the general leadership, direction and vision for the chapter. Responsibilities include working with chapter adviser to develop and implement strategic plan for chapter, supervising digital/social media and publication editors, coordinating membership drives, coordinating chapter fundraising efforts, coordinating chapter registration with university and national organizational entities, coordinating professional development programming such as speaker series and luncheons with PRSA sponsoring chapter, and coordinating social activities. Previous experience in PRSSA leadership position preferred. Membership in PRSSA is highly preferred.
Student activity waiver available, pending university approval.

Position 2: Account Executive (3) – this position requires a highly motivated, well- organized student who will be responsible for leadership of a team of students in the service of the planning, implementing and evaluating of a public relations campaign. Responsibilities include close coordination with adviser on project details, motivation of team members to perform and present professional quality work, manage client relationships and delivery of professional quality reports and presentations at the conclusion of each project. Previous experience in COMM 3892 preferred. Membership in PRSSA is highly preferred.
Student activity waiver available, pending university approval.

Position 3: Creative Team Lead –
This position will supervise 3-4 students who are avid and intentional about working specifically in graphics and visual communication in public relations and advertising. It is a group that must hold an assortment of skills in digital and print design and be creative in message conceptualization and implementation. This group will work with the rest of the executive team in the creative realization of all projects. Responsibilities of the position include: supervising and managing the workflow schedule of the team for ensure timely delivery of projects; working with account executives to flesh out creative ideas, communicating possibilities and working as a liaison among all team members; supervise and execute the redesign of the organization’s website
Student activity waiver available, pending university approval.

Position 4: Digital/Social Media/Brand Editor -
this position works directly with the chapter president to coordinate, post and update all of the chapter’s outlets. This includes the website and its Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts. It will involve some measure of content creation, and thus will coordinate with the publications position particularly in the area of blog posts. Membership in PRSSA is highly preferred.
Student activity waiver available, pending university approval.

Position 5: Publications/Brand Manager - this position works directly with the chapter president and has primary responsibility of the monthly newsletter and blog posts. This includes story ideation, assignment, editing, and production of the publication. It will also involve close coordination with the digital/social media editor to ensure that the overall message of the chapter is consistent and is represented professionally. Membership in PRSSA is highly preferred.
Student activity waiver available, pending university approval.

Position 6: Recruiting and Event Planning Secretary - This position works directly with the president in the strategic coordination of chapter membership drives, fundraising efforts, chapter registration and contest entries with university and national organizational entities, professional development programming such as speaker series and luncheons with PRSA sponsoring chapter, and organizational social activities. Student activity waiver available, pending university approval.

The benefits of these positions include:
- Tuition waiver pending university approval (varies according to position).
- Resume builder in an extensive range of public relations skills in a real-world environment.
- Resume line item in a leadership position in a chapter of a prestigious national organization.
Email applications to Dr. Nicola Corbin
at nicolacorbin@weber.edu by Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 5 p.m.

Applications: PRSSA positions applications

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About Ogden Peak Communications
Ogden Peak Communications is a student run public relations firm out of Weber State University. We provide public relations services to the community through students who are learning the most current techniques in the public relations field.

Ogden Peak Communications will provide a new perspective on communication opportunities. Our energetic team will provide quality products and create new avenues to strengthen our client’s success.

We will provide a positive working relationship with our clients and team members while giving them valuable professional experience to help establish foundations of future success.