Saturday, April 11, 2009

Job fairs in the near future

A reader sends this in:
Link to complete list of upcoming job fairs:

Tuesday, April 14
Cities of Carrollton and Farmers Branch Job Fair, 2 to 6 p.m., Addison Convention Center, 15650 Addison Road, Addison, TX 75001, (972) 573-3533
University of Phoenix Career Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Omni Dallas Hotel at Park West, 1590 LBJ Freeway at Luna Road, Dallas, TX 75234, (214) 675-3059

Wednesday, April 15
Grand Prairie WorkForce Solutions Greater Dallas Job Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 801 W. Freeway St., Suite 500, Grand Prairie, TX 75051, (972) 264-5881
Spring Career Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mountain View College, 4849 W. Illinois Ave., Dallas, TX 75211, (214) 860-8553

Additional Job Openings:
Dallas County Community College District
Openings for teaching and non-teaching. The pay is good. I'm happy to provide my name for applicants. They ask for people you know who work in the district. Appplication is online and timed so have your materials ready.

Collin County Community College District
Also an online application. Have your materials ready.

UPDATE: Check the comments for more job ops. If you have more jobs, this is a good post to use. Add to the comments.


    Bilingual Marketing/Communications Coordinator

    Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas (GSNETX) seeks a Bilingual Marketing/Communications Coordinator to help support the Marketing and Communications Department. The Bilingual Marketing/Communications Coordinator will focus on assisting the Department with developing and implementing strategies to promote GSNETX. This individual will professionally translate English copy to Spanish; approve/edit staff materials/communications relaying a consistent message of the Girl Scout Image; develop/manage GSNETX presence on social networking sites (Facebook, CafeMom, etc.); write press releases, web articles and other communications to help promote GSNETX goals and objectives; maintain Department records; and assist with council photography and videography. This position reports to the Director of Marketing & Communications.

    Qualifications include

    Bachelor's degree or equivalent; excellent oral and written communications skills (both in English and Spanish); two (2) years of demonstrable experience in communications, journalism, and/or marketing; proficiency in Microsoft Office (i.e., Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Adobe Creative Suite (i.e., InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator); ability to work within branding standards required; ability to work with audiovisual equipment, digital cameras, video cameras, projectors, etc.; high energy level including the ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects required; and willingness to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends. Bilingual skills a plus.

    Send resume, references and a writing sample (Send copy in English and Spanish)* to jobs@gsnetx.orgThis e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . “Please reference Marketing/Communications Coordinator” in the subject line. *If applicant is unable to send a formal writing sample, please send a letter detailing your interest in the position.

  2. Editor, Assignment
    Business Unit KDAF-TV
    Full/Part Time Full
    Location TX-Dallas

    Job Description If you hear scanners in your sleep and Google is your middle name, we may have just the opportunity for you. KDAF-TV, the Tribune Station in Dallas-Ft. Worth, is looking for a talented and experienced Assignment Editor to join our team. Excellent communication skills are, like, important. Knowledge of or experience in the DFW market lets you jump the line. Twitter skills a plus. If you think you might be our next assignment editor email your resume and an optional 500 word essay on “The Disappearance of the Ten-Code” to or snail mail same to News Director, KDAF-TV, 8001 John Carpenter Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75247. EEO

  3. Found this today:
    SPORTS FANATIC? Waxahachie Newspapers Inc. (WNI) is seeking an experienced SPORTS WRITER to serve on our award-winning sports team. Candidates should have a minimum of three years experience with a daily or weekly newspaper and possess the ability to juggle a lot of balls in the air at the same time. This is not a 9-5 job as this desk is responsible for the assignment and coverage of the sports, athletes and coaches in the communities we serve. "Didn't get to it" is not acceptable. We are looking for an enterprising individual capable of writing compelling sports stories, covering games and assisting the sports team to ensure all bases are covered. Excellent writing and time management skills are a must. Preferred candidates will also have experience in photography, Photoshop and Quark. This is a full-time position with competitive compensation and excellent benefits, which include 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance and annual paid vacation. Waxahachie Newspapers Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. E-mail cover letter, resume and three writing samples to WNI Editor Neal White at