Newswire: Engagement Manager (Earned Media Advantage Specialist)

Who is Newswire

At Newswire, we are an agile group of tech and media junkies, always looking to find better ways to help our clients connect to their audiences. We offer a comprehensive SaaS based Media and Marketing platform that helps our clients across the globe send, analyze and create greater return from their PR & Communications efforts. We help our clients deliver the Right Message to the Right Audience at the Right Time through the Right Medium.

Position Overview

The Engagement Manager’s primary responsibility is to build positive customer relationships for customers who have purchased our annual subscription and help identify needs and reach goals through the program. The Engagement Manager will coordinate all activities for customer campaigns with Newswire’s various departments including customer success, sales, marketing and editorial. 

This will be a great role for young, business oriented and collaborative individuals looking to build a career in account management and be able to move into a leadership role within the Newswire process and programs.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Liaise with Customers – TheEngagement manager will oversee the customer service operations, dealing with customers directly and often as their first point of contact. They help clients to implement their services and plan projects more effectively, often setting up “discovery sessions” with key stakeholders to identify strategy and goals.
  • Analyze Data – In order to gain a clear overview of the customer’s account, engagement managers analyze a multitude of data, such as vision, go to market strategy, whole product and project budgets. From this data, they can create and implement an action plan, once they’ve gained the client’s agreement.
  • Manage Campaigns -A key aspect of the engagement manager’s role is to boost morale and build productivity within teams for better and more efficient execution of tasks and projects. The engagement manager leads on many different projects to ensure cohesion between project teams and to make sure that projects meet the initial brief from the client.
  • Identify Upselling Opportunities – The Engagement manager finds ways to upsell or cross-sell to increase revenue and have our customers utilizing our services for their needs. They also recommend new systems and procedures to amplify productivity.
  • Prepare Reports on Project Performance – The engagement managers prepares reports on customer projects to identify achievements and goals met as well as to highlight any areas for improvement going forward.
  • Applying Knowledge of Media and Marketing Strategies – Develop PR plans alongside a team. Utilize media savvy with print and broadcast mediums. Effectively influence decision-makers to promote their brand with an understanding of how broadcast media and its various audiences work.

Qualifications We’re Looking For

  • 1-2 years experience in media communications, marketing communications or public relations
  • A self-starter, energized by challenges not afraid of them
  • Proficient in relevant sales, marketing and productivity tools (, Marketing Automation, Email tracking, Web alerts/search, Social Media, Excel, etc.)
  • Direct Media Experience
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, startup environment

We are in Sarasota, FL! Our offices are specially designed to accommodate Agile teams. It is also within walking distance to many local restaurants and even the beach.

Newswire offers business casual dress, coffee, snacks, catered lunches, monthly chair massages and other amenities. Each employment package includes competitive salary, bonus and commission plan, access to 401(k) after 6 months with company match, medical, dental and vision coverage and paid vacation.

Please note, employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $xx,000.00 to $xx,000.00 /year


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Media and/or marketing communications/public relations: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Associate (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

Cutting Loose Salon seeks marketing intern

Marketing Intern
Our growing, family-owned business would like to bring on a Marketing Intern. The
successful candidate will be enrolled full-time in a major university or college and studying marketing or communications. We’re looking for a driven, ambitious individual who wants to create a career in social medial and content marketing. We’re offering a flexible schedule. We provide extensive training, guidance and support, as well as the opportunity to experience the industry from the inside and gain valuable work experience.
Marketing Intern Responsibilities and Duties

• Take over content for all of our company social media accounts, including organizing cross-platform content strategies
• Develop new social media campaigns from the ground up, considering our clients’ needs and their specific industries
• Monitor social channels for tending news, ideas and memes, then capitalize on those trends through our social media accounts
• Assist with capturing and analyzing social media metrics

Marketing Intern Qualifications and Skills

• Familiarity with social media strategies and platforms
• Ability to multi-task and take initiative
• Flexible work schedule
• Hardworking and dedicated outlook
• Ability to take direction and absorb information quickly
• Experience with content creation a plus, even if not professionally

Please forward your resume and letter of interest to:

THE SQUARE AT UTC PLAZA 8429 Honore Ave I University Park, FL 34201 J 941.358.6000 I
RIVER CLUB PLAZA 5820 Ranch Lake Blvd #112 I Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 I 941.404.7100 I

ABC7 in Sarasota seeks digital media producer – part time

ABC7 WWSB-TV Sarasota is looking for a part-time Digital Media Producer to write and post fresh content to our website,, write clickable headlines that get results and engage the ABC7 audience through our social media channels. You must have a ‘Digital First’ mentality. 


Qualified candidates will have experience in a newsroom paired with strong and efficient writing skills that also have a creative flair. You should also have a practical knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, You Tube, blogging and experience on a content management system. Candidates must also have a passion for news and a visceral distaste for office politics and gossip. You should be able to thrive in busy environment and excel as part of a team while also being proficient enough to work independently. This is a great stepping stone to a possible full-time position on the ABC7 team.


 Apply online and attach resume with cover letter. Be prepared to send writing samples and proof of social media use to engage audiences.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V



ABC-7 in Sarasota needs operations technician

WWSB in Sarasota, Florida is looking for a full time Operations Technician to manage the process of ingest, QC, transfer and playout of video/on-air content. Candidates must have a strong eye for detail, quick reflexes, excellent problem solving ability and technical aptitude. The ability to work with people in a fast paced multi-tasking environment is a necessity.

Responsibilities include:

  • Switch station breaks and programming analog and digital channels, record satellite program feeds, segment syndicated programming, record newscast for playback, and check quality of program feeds prior to air time.
  • Operate Sundance tapeless airplay system: Beta SP, DVC Pro tape machines. Dub commercials, promos and PSA’s for air.
  • Check next days logs for missing material.
  • Keep accurate transmitter and program logs. Good mathematical, computer and internet skills are necessary.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • commercial ingest, transcoding and segmenting of shows for air, checking video and audio quality and aspect ratio of ingested content.

The candidate will also pan in live shots, verify closed captioning, dub content, shade cameras for newscasts and various other duties. General computer skills are an absolute must. This is an exciting opportunity for a person passionate about television to work with state of the art equipment and systems in an evolving environment.

We are looking for an excellent team player who has a solutions-oriented approach, a “can do” attitude and the ability to multi-task without compromising quality.Must be willing to work occasional nights and weekends with the possibility of overtime.

High School diploma, 20/20 vision (or correctable equivalent). Must be able to work over nights and weekends and to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screening.

Qualified applicants, apply online at and attach resume with cover letter. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V


Sarasota station seeks digital news intern (paid)

ABC 7 is looking for a newsroom intern interested in learning about the current state of digital news distribution.

Responsibilities will include writing fresh copy, editing/posting wire service stories, reporting, updating the page, heavy social media work, and generally assisting reporters/producers/Assignment desk and helping daily produce news content.

This is a paid internship. Candidates can contact Susan Hardin at


Part-time web producer needed at Sarasota news station (job)

WWSB -TV, the ABC affiliate in Sarasota, has an immediate opening for an entry level Part-Time Web Writer/Producer.

Some experience writing for news or social media preferred. Must have strong grammar skills and a sense for trending topics on the internet.

This is an exciting time to be in the broadcast and internet news environment. If you’re a news junkie with a passion for the internet, you’ll want to join our team.

Responsibilities will include writing fresh copy, editing/posting wire service stories, reporting, updating the page, heavy social media work, and generally assisting reporters/producers/Assignment desk and helping daily produce news content.

Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Minimum 25 hours per week.

Send resume to Susan Hardin, or mail to:

WWSB-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates must have a visceral distaste for office politics and gossip.


Intern needed for product marketing study

Internship – Marketing Study on

We are a relatively new company called PTC-Profits to Charity. We sell private label dog supplements that we produce ourselves. We are using e-commerce websites to market and sell our product. Specifically, and Both sites have listings that allow for a creative description of the product and 6 to 8 pictures that include the ability to upload video. A unique feature of these sites is that potential buyers that seek out our product with money in hand. They buy our product or our competitors’ product based on pictures and subsequent listings. Our goal is to persuade them that ours is the best product for them to buy.


1. Find what single picture and price of our product will draw customers who are looking at the list of similar products to ours to draw them to our listing.

2. Once we have them on our listing, what words and pictures will persuade them to purchase our product?

3. Through statistical analysis, determine which ideas have the best conversion rates based on the available data.

Measurement of Success

These listing are totally within our control to revise. The sales volumes are high enough that we can get relatively quick feedback based on the changes we make. Direct feedback is achieved by watching both the click rate (How many times a customer clicks on our listing compared to the number of times it appears on the search page) and the conversion rate (how many customers that are on our listing purchase the product).

The Ideal Candidate

Candidates should

  • Bea Advertising or Marketing majors
  • Have completed most of the marketing/advertising-related classes
  • Possess some interest and basic skills in Adobe Creative Cloud, MS Publisher or related graphic and publishing software
  • Have an interest in learning about how to market products on

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Jeffrey Anderson at


Champs Sports seeks paid intern for brand, social media marketing

CHlogoLargeChamps Sports is one of the largest mall-based specialty athletic footwear and apparel retailers in North America. Its product categories include athletic footwear and apparel, and sport-lifestyle inspired accessories. This assortment allows Champs Sports to differentiate itself from other mall-based stores by presenting complete head-to-toe merchandising stories representing the most powerful athletic brands, sports teams, and athletes in North America. Of its 547 stores, 517 are located throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands and 30 in Canada. The Champs Sports stores have an average of 3,500 selling square feet.

The Brand Marketing and Social Media Intern will be an integral part of the marketing team – one who partners with the broader team on go-to-market strategies and social media programs that connect with consumers and helps define culture.

·        Project management and ideation – social media
·        Market research, including competitive analysis and cultural reports
·        Social media reporting
·        Calendar planning
·        Publicity and community outreach
·        Production tasks, including model sourcing and photoshoot assistance
·        Administrative work such as securing product, copies, etc.

·        Be a team member who has a positive attitude
·        Career goals of becoming a best-in-class brand marketer
·        Passion for sneaker culture, sports, and music
·        Great partnership/communication skills within the department and across functions
·        Flexible in meeting tight deadlines and has the ability to react to ‘last minute’ changes
·        Working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and social media platforms needed
·        Must be able to travel to local stores with own vehicle

Physical environment:
·        Primary responsibilities require sitting desk side, operating and viewing a computer and other business equipment for up to 12 hours
·        Must be able to lift, carry and move items up to 25 lbs in weight
·        While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk, hear and see
·        Repetitive movement of hands and fingers

Apply with resume, cover letter to:

Alicia Kenney, SPHR 
Director, Human Resources
Champs Sports | 311 Manatee Avenue West | Bradenton, FL 34205