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  • “CHEF ELI OF DOS HERMANOS KITCHEN: MEMPHIAN ON THE MOVE AT THE COSSITT LIBRARY” (6/14/2024)

    Choose901 – June 5, 2024

    Meet Chef Eli, the culinary genius behind Dos Hermanos Kitchen. The idea of a taco truck named Dos Hermanos sparked a journey that would eventually lead Chef Eli to the historic Cossitt Library in downtown Memphis. Dos Hermanos is Chef Eli’s culinary dream come to life. For the city of Memphis, Chef Eli envisions Dos Hermanos as a multi-dimensional culinary hub that reflects the city’s diverse culture and rich soul, bringing together people from all walks of life to enjoy unique and delicious meals.

  • Memphis Reads: Toujours Provence, by Peter Mayle (6/3/2024)

    Marilyn reviews TOUJOURS PROVENCE, by Peter Mayle, Random House, 1991, 241 pages.

    The French word “toujours” means always. Peter Mayle’s book, Toujours Provence, is a collection of his adventures with his wife in the countryside of Provence, France.  He invites you into his home in Provence, where people take time at a table to make friends. Life is full of activity – a concert with Pavarotti, discovering the local Provencal dialect, truffle hunting, visiting the Menerbes Dog Show, and more. Readers enjoy a lesson in drinking pastis, meeting Peter’s dog, Boy, and hearing about fire season in Provence. Full of the interesting and delightful residents of Provence, Mayle’s collection will have readers chuckling at his stories of life in Southern France.

  • PeopleReady – Branch Manager (Onsite) (5/13/2024)
  • Job Openings – Memphis International Airport (5/13/2024)

    Join MEM and take your career to new heights! ✈ Full-time Employee Benefits include: • Medical & Life Insurance Paid 80% • Dental Insurance Paid 100% • $200 Paid FSA • Long-Term Disability Paid 100% • Retirement Plans w/ Employer Contribution • Paid Time Off (PTO) for Sickness and Vacation • 14 Paid Holidays • Paid Bereavement, Jury Duty, and Military Leave • Flexible Working Arrangements
    For more information and to submit your application, visit: https://flymemphis.com/careers/

    Source: Memphis International Airport-MEM’s – Facebook Page

  • CTV/ DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER – WMC-TV (5/8/2024)
    https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings
    Category:
    Media – Journalism – Newspaper
    Position/Title:
    CTV/ DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER – WMC-TV
    Details:
    About Gray Television:

    Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

    We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

    About WMC-TV:

    WMC, Action News 5 in Memphis is the NBC affiliate and legacy news station in the highly competitive Memphis, Tennessee Market. Action News 5 is driven by community. We find solutions to problems that impact the people across four states. Through in-depth journalism and local partnerships, we strive to inform, inspire, empower, and support Memphis and the Mid-South. Our team at WMC, Action News 5 is always pushing the technology envelope. Broadcast and digital media innovation are in our DNA. We produce 46.5 hours of local programming on broadcast and more than 100 hours on OTT including nearly 60 NCAA Division I men’s and women’s sporting events for ESPN Plus.

    Job Summary/Description:

    Action News 5 is the dominant digital news brand in Memphis, TN. We are looking for a dynamic CTV/Digital Content Manager to be an integral part of our winning team! This person will report to the News Director and is expected to help lead a high-performing team of Digital Producers, Anchors, and Hosts. You will be responsible for guiding all aspects of our CTV digital news execution and growth. We seek a strong, visionary, and accomplished leader who must be a team player with excellent leadership and written and verbal communication skills. Our candidate will be forward-thinking and highly adept at dealing with the rapidly evolving digital, steaming, and social marketplace. This person must also collaborate well with their fellow employees at all skill levels and develop strong relationships with colleagues, vendors, Gray Corporate, and all teams within our station.

    This is an extraordinary career opportunity for a seasoned and experienced individual who seeks professional growth and an exciting future in the digital content industry.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

    – Manage a team of digital news producers, anchors & hosts
    – Lead the big-picture vision and goals for our digital growth, especially in CTV.
    –  Generate story ideas for digital coverage
    -Occasionally conduct remote interviews for content generation.
    – Work with other News Managers to plan and facilitate daily news coverage and coverage of future events
    – Provide daily copy edits and regular feedback to newsroom reporters, producers, and photographers regarding staff members’ daily digital submissions
    – Execute live stream coverage of press conferences and breaking news events
    – Post stories and additional content to all digital platforms, including social media extensions
    – Collaborate with the station’s Sales and Marketing managers to execute sales projects, news promotions, and other digital content as needed
    – Gather, write, report, and edit news stories for all digital platforms and extensions• Post stories and additional content to all digital platforms, including social media extensions
    – Collaborate with the station’s Sales and Marketing managers to execute sales projects, news promotions, and other digital content as needed
    – Gather, write, report, and edit news stories for all digital platforms and extensions

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    – Journalism degree or equivalent
    – 3+ years experience in digital journalism
    – Management experience preferred
    – Understanding of what it takes to produce digital-only newscasts. Including the ability to write, produce, and post news content accurately and urgently across platforms
    – Solid understanding of digital analytics, industry trends, and social media strategy
    – Understanding of current events, weather, and sports
    – Able to use social media outlets to engage viewers
    – Strong emphasis on professional social media skills as they relate to journalism
    – Must be able to work well under pressure and with limited supervision
    – Strong initiative and attention to detail is required
    Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a manner that will work well with managers, co-workers, and viewers
    – Solid keyboarding skills

    If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter, and references

    (Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

    WMC-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

    Additional Info:

    Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

    Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.

    Vacancy Type:
    Full Time
    Date Posted:
    5/6/2024
    Closing Date:
    8/4/2024
    City:
    Memphis – 38104
    State:
    Tennessee
    Contact:
    If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.
    Apply Online URL:
    https://recruiting.ultipro.com/GRA1017GRYT/JobBoard/ae441110-89bd-444d-8ad2-b76c7b9db7a9/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=f16bbaea-1b8a-4e91-a85d-80a8a663d030
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    This fax or email has been sent using the services provided by Broadcast1Source. If you want to change your contact details, please email Rachel Cupo at rachel.cupo@wmctv.com
  • Senior Warehouse Manager – Mid-South Food Bank (5/3/2024)
    Mid-South Food Bank is currently seeking a Senior Warehouse Manager.
    Careers | Mid-South Food Bank (midsouthfoodbank.org)
    The Sr. Warehouse Manager will ensure a warehouse culture focused on people, safety, performance, and cost through meaningful engagements with Food Bank staff, best-in-class service to all internal and external customers, and safe and profitable operations. They will use their expertise in managing inventory and warehouse operations to develop staff and improve existing processes and procedures. They will ensure the safe, accurate, and timely receiving and storage of all inbound products, inventory management, order fulfillment, and distribution of all outbound orders while maintaining the highest standards of sanitation and food safety at all operating facilities.
    Basic Requirements for the Successful Candidate:
    • A minimum of five years of experience in inventory and warehouse management required.
    • Broad knowledge of inventory and warehouse operations, methods, and procedures.
    • Strong leadership, communication, and people development skills.
    • Ability to openly and effectively communicate with all associates/departments within the company.
    • Familiarity with inventory control, OSHA, HACCP, and other regulatory requirements.
    • Ability to interpret financial and operational data.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, Word, etc.).
    • Experience with warehouse management systems (WMS) and inventory control systems is a plus.
    • Must have strong problem-solving skills.
    To apply, stop by the office at 3865 S. Perkins Rd. Memphis, TN 38118 Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Or, download an Application Form and return it completed to the email address: HR@midsouthfoodbank.org. If you are having issues downloading the application, please call us at 901-527-0841.
  • Morrison Healthcare Food Services Job Fair 5/7/24 in Bartlett (5/2/2024)
  • AGAPE Career & Expungement Expo 5/3/24 (4/30/2024)

    Expungement & Career Expo- Agape (1)

    Expunge your records and find a career on the spot through a one-stop approach at the Expungement & Career Expo

    Location:
    3034 Old Austin Peavy Hwy Memphis, TN 38128

    Date and time:
    Friday, May 3, 2024
    10am – 2pm

    This a multiple-employer event that is open to everyone seeking a job!

  • Orange Mound Library Grand Opening (4/29/2024)

    More than 40 years ago, the Historic Melrose School in Orange Mound shut its doors. After sitting boarded up and empty for decades, the Orange Mound Library and Genealogy Center is now open to the public! Hundreds of people from the community turned out for the grand opening! The new branch is open Monday – Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm. Eventually, the upper floors will also be senior apartments. The Grand Opening Celebration was held Friday April 26, 2024.

    Check out all the news coverage of this event:

  • Teacher Openings – KIPP Memphis (4/29/2024)