30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

Find out if you’re making these costly mistakes when compiling your professional résumé. Then, check out our roundup of current job openings.

You get only one shot at a first impression—don’t squander your opportunity.

Myriad résumés from well-qualified candidates make their way onto the desk—or into the inboxes—of hiring employers. Surely another bland, formulaic résumé won’t knock their socks off.

In her piece for The Muse, “43 résumé tips that will help you get hired,” Erin Greenawald describes how to help your résumé stand out, without going overboard.

She writes:

Really want your résumé to stand out from the sea of Times New Roman? Yes, creative résumés—like infographics, videos, or presentations—or résumés with icons or graphics can set you apart, but you should use them thoughtfully. If you’re applying through an ATS, keep to the standard formatting without any bells and whistles so the computer can read it effectively. If you’re applying to a more traditional company, don’t get too crazy, but feel free to add some tasteful design elements or a little color to make it pop. No matter what, don’t do it unless you’re willing to put in the time, creativity, and design work to make it awesome.

You have limited time and space to prove to a potential employer that you’re a great candidate, so be meticulous when it comes to the organization and layout of your CV.

An infographic from StandOut CV outlines key details that will keep your résumé from earning a second glance.

Missteps that turn employers off include:

  • Wasting valuable space by adding a photo
  • Excessive length—limit it to two pages
  • Unexplained gaps in employment
  • Dauntingly chunky paragraphs—break information down into bullet points

See the full infographic here.

Once you’ve nailed down the perfect résumé, don’t forget to prepare for your interview.

Think you’ve got a sparkling résumé that will dazzle employers? Oxford University Press is looking for a marketing coordinator in North Carolina.

The organization describes the role:

As Marketing Coordinator you will devise and deliver results-driven marketing strategies targeting readers and authors of our high profile journals list. You will have a direct relationship with key journals and societies and you will have the confidence, diplomacy and flexibility to help you win support for your marketing plans.

Not the job for you? See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings:

Communications representative—Jackson EMC (Georgia)

Digital communications manager—AccentCare (Texas)

Senior account manager – real estate PR—Lynn Hazan & Associates (Illinois)

Account manager—Muck Rack (New York)

PR manager—InnoGames (Germany)

Senior manager, integrated marketing—Disney ABC Television Group (New York)

Communications director—U.S. House of Representatives (Washington, D.C.)

Disaster workforce engagement manager—American Red Cross (Maryland)

Social media community manager—American Cancer Society (Georgia)

Director, public affairs and communications—The Coca-Cola Company (New York)

Global media manager—Coty (New Jersey)

International distributors marketing manager—Columbia Sportswear Co. (Oregon)

Editor, Lexpert magazine—Thomson Reuters (Canada)

Program manager—Cengage (North Carolina)

Marketing executive—BBC (United Kingdom)

Vice president of corporate relations—American Council on Renewable Energy (Washington, D.C.)

Public relations manager—Quicken Loans (Michigan)

Events manager—Apple (California)

Head of digital, Jaybird—Logitech (Utah)

Copywriter—The Integer Group (Iowa)

Campaign director—Dynatrace (Massachusetts)

Special events and public relations intern—American Transplant Foundation (Colorado)

Product marketing manager—Facebook (Washington)

Public relations specialist—HelloFresh (Canada)

Marketing director—YMCA of the USA (Florida)

Marketing analyst—Fidelity Investments (Kentucky)

Senior manager, public relations—Visa (United Kingdom)

External communications and public relations manager—American Red Cross (Georgia)

Manager, digital marketing communications—Mount Carmel Health System (Ohio)

If you have a position you’d like to see highlighted in PR Daily’s weekly jobs post, or if you’re searching for career opportunities, RaganJobs.com is the perfect place to find or post high-quality job openings.

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