Tuesday, June 21, 2011

I would appreciate your help with this!  My husband is a manager with a pharmaceutical company that is growing to a new drug launch coming up! 

He has a new opening on his Nashville team and is looking for an impressive sales person asap!

His company prefers someone with no pharmaceutical sales experience.

Please forward resumes to me asap because he has already started to interview!

Please email resumes to karah.jennings@nmfn.com!  Thank you!

6/21/11 Financial Representative for Northwestern Mutual's growing Franklin Office!

Financial Representative
Career Opportunity in Franklin, TN!!
Northwestern Mutual's Franklin office is growing!
I am the recruiter for the Franklin, TN office and am searching for entrepreneurial, bright, impressive over achievers who have a history of professional success!  For more details, please see below and read my job posting on Linked In!  I have two full time opportunities and two openings for college interns.  Our internship has been ranked in the top ten in the country for the past ten years and is currently number 7! If you or anyone you know is interested in learning more, then please ask them to contact me at 615-585-8567 or karah.jennings@nmfn.com asap.  Thank you!
Job description for a Financial Representative:  Full time position in insurance, investment management and financial services.  No experience or licenses required.  Comprehensive compensation and benefits.
The Northwestern Mutual financial representatives/advisors develop enduring relationships with clients by providing expert guidance for a lifetime of financial security. With access to a network of specialists, financial representatives take a holistic approach to identifying financial security needs and developing solutions using world-class insurance products and investments.
Financial representatives/advisors offer guidance, relationships and solutions to help their clients achieve financial security. They offer exclusive access to insurance products from a top-rated company, Northwestern Mutual, and an array of quality investment choices.

Financial representatives/advisors have access to a network of specialists who together provide guidance on:
• Asset & Income Protection
• Personal Needs Analysis
• Investment and Advisory Services
• Comprehensive Financial Planning
• Estate Analysis
• Trust Services
• Education Funding
• Business Needs Analysis
• Retirement Solutions
• Employee & Executive Benefits
Accolades: •Northwestern Mutual earned the top ranking in its industry in Selling Power's 25 Best Service Companies to Sell For. (Selling Power, November/December 2008)
•We are the only life insurance company among the Top 50 All-Stars in FORTUNE® magazine’s 2009 World’s Most Admired Survey.1
•The Network was also named as having one of America's Top Ten Internships for 2009 by Vault Guide to Top Internships, 2009 edition
•Northwestern Mutual was named one of the "Best Places to Launch a Career" by BusinessWeek magazine (September 15, 2008 edition)
•Northwestern Mutual was added to the “Training Top 125” list by Training Magazine (February 2009)

Northwestern Mutual's ratings:
Moody's Aaa -- 4/2009
Standard & Poor's AAA -- 6/2009
Fitch Ratings AAA -- 6/2009
A.M. Best Company A++ -- 6/2009
Skills and Requirements:
-Permanent Resident or U.S. Citizen
-Bachelor's degree from a 4 year institution
-entrepreneurial, integrity, leadership qualities, coachable, over achiever, highly driven, strong interpersonal skills and a history of professional success.
For more information or to apply to Northwestern Mutual:  please contact Karah Jennings at karah.jennings@nmfn.com or on her cell at 615-585-8567.

6/20/11 Staff Accounting Job for a Commercial Real Estate & Construction Company

Please see job opening for Staff Accountant for one of my clients.  Let me know if you or someone you know is qualified and interested: 

Staff Accountant
Commercial Real Estate Development and Construction Company

Immediate opening for staff accountant in an established real estate development and construction firm. This is a full time position salaried position with scheduling flexibility.

Minimum job responsibilities include: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Client Invoicing, Payroll, Cash Flow Management, Job Costing, Taxation, Banking and Financial Reporting.

Minimum experience requirements include: Previous experience with the listed job responsibilities, proficiency in QuickBooks/Microsoft Excel/Outlook/Word, and the ability to create and maintain spreadsheet analysis. Timberline experience is also a plus.

Must be a self starter with a positive attitude. This is a multi-tasking environment and requires the ability to prioritize.

Successful candidates should have at least 4 years experience or 2 years of experience with a Bachelor's degree in accounting. Experience in commercial construction, commercial real estate or commercial property management is also a plus.

Compensation range is negotiable depending upon experience with a target range of $25,000 to $35,000 annually. 100 Oaks Mall area location.
Susan Hart, APR
Hart Public Relations
Member, PR Consultants Group Inc.,
a national affiliation of public relations firms
National Strength. Local Power.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Google in California seeks a Leadership & Coaching Director 6/16/11

This job opportunity, Leadership and Coaching Director at Google, came to me through a LinkedIn Group I’m part of.   Although it’s in California, I thought it might be of interest to someone.

The Mergis Group has two opportunities.... 6/15/11

Direct Hire
·         AR Supervisor – Franklin TN – up to 45K
·         Controller – Nashville – CPA required – up to 90K (services preferred)
·         Acctg Mgr – Franklin – CPA and/or MBA/Masters required – 90K + bonus – progressive, fast growth company
·         VP, Sales – Nashville – up to 120K total compensation – Manufacturing/durable good background a must
·         Collections Specialist – B2B - $33K

·         Staff Acct  - Heavy Excel User – Tax Expertise – Brentwood  (Might go Direct Hire quickly) - $20-25 per hour
·         Office Manager/Small Company Controller-Acctg Mgr  - Nashville – up to 45K – grow into a Senior Manager role within 5 years
·         Tax Specialist/Acct – Nashville – by Airport – up to $18 per hour

A Dream Come True Catering seeks Event/Wedding Planner 6/16/11

Email resumes to Bill Reynolds [bill@adctcatering.com]

With 46% growth this year over our best year ever;  A Dream Come True Events and Catering is ready to add an Event/Wedding Planner as well as another Front of the House Manager.
We are looking for a entry level person (willing to train) and/or a fully experienced person that possesses the following qualities:

·  Open Availability / Flexible /Able to Work Weekends
·  Punctual
·  Actively Seeks New Opportunities for Sales
·  Eager to Learn / Go-getter/ Team Player
·  Natural Sales Ability
·  Strong Computer Background: Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs
·  Multi-tasker and Desire to Cross-train
·  Productive in a High Stress Environment
·  Able to Manage, Delegate and Make Decisions
·  Able to Lift 50 Pounds
·  Positive Attitude
·  Effective Oral and Written Communication Skills
·  Creative
·  Familiar and Abreast of Current Bridal Trends
·  Social Networking Savvy
·  Special Attention to Detail
·  Effective Time Management
·  Enjoys Being Around People; Strong People Skills
·  Willing to do Whatever it Takes to get the Job Done

Please contact tasha@adctcatering.com

Sawer Search Firm seeks Territory Sales Manager 6/16/11

Please help me spread the word about a unique position I am recruiting for.  My client will relocate the candidate to either Louisville, KY or to the market that is to be covered:

Territory Sales Manager

Four-State Territory on Atlantic Coastline

Specified Products
Metal Construction Products – Spectator Seating Industry

NOTE:  My client is not considering candidates who have sold construction services; rather, they are talking with people who have sold metal products to the general contractor, architect, school administration officials.

This role develops relationships with external audiences (architects, owners, contractors, donors) and internal constituents (Sales Technical Resource Group, other Sales Managers, Project Managers, etc) in order to generate new business with competitive pricing, accurate planning and successful turn-key execution. 

Qualified candidates are required to have the following skills and experience:

·      5-7+ years experience in construction related specialty products field.
·      Architectural, Design/Build, commercial, public, institutional and/or industrial construction sales or business development in construction related products fields
·      Bachelors of Science degree in Civil/Structural/Construction Engineering or applicable fields required
·      Master’s Degree, MBA or Advanced degree preferred
·      Strong working knowledge of construction “best practices”, including contracting procedures, engineering, and general business methods
·      Strong working knowledge of construction “best practices”, including preferred
·      Willing to take risks, strong goal-orientation, results-driven

Brief listing of duties:

·      Present the company story and product line to each of the top educational/school architectural firms in each state in the assigned territory with the express purpose of developing and maintaining a continuous business relationship.
·      Maintain a continuous territory presence via the telephone and on-site sales calls.
·      Display and/or demonstrate the products and coordinate site visits to previously installed projects to emphasize company products and features.
·      Develop a working technical knowledge of all company products, construction processes, construction vocabulary, construction governing laws, bid process, and competency in reading blueprints.  Ability to communicate this knowledge to architects and owners prior to and during sales cycle to enhance the probability of the products being specified.
Please respond to:

Harriett H. Sawyer
Executive Search Consultant

P.O. Box 681232
Franklin, TN  37068-1232

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Exchange Club Family Center seeks Office Manager 6/15/11

We are still in need of a good office manager.  If you know of anyone looking for this type of work, please have them contact me ASAP.  I have attached the job description.  This is a 30 hour a week job.  I need someone that is looking for something permanent not transitional.  Thanks!

Essential skills
Great Computer Skills
Critical Thinking Ability
Highly Organized
Great at Multi-Tasking

Dawn F. Eaton
Executive Director
Exchange Club Family Center
615-828-2803 (cell)
Exchange Club Family Center

Job Description:  Office Manager/Parent Educator

Hours:                                                  Part-time, 20 hours per week
Wage:                                                   $10-14/hour
Minimum Education:                           
Bachelor’s Degree
Reporting Relationship:                       Executive Director
Exemption Status:                                Non-Exempt

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

The Office Manager is responsible for coordinating and carrying out the administrative support functions of an Exchange Club Family Center (ECFC).  The ECFC is a Nashville nonprofit organization that promotes healthy, happy families by reducing the occurrence and effects of child abuse and neglect.  The Office Manager is specifically responsible for the following key result areas: Office Management, Bookkeeping, Human Resource Management, Information Technology and Insurance Management. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

1.     Expectations of all  ECFC Staff:
a.     Have a working knowledge of all ECFC programs
b.    Participate in staff meetings and activities
c.     Keep abreast of current events and trends in child welfare
d.    Follow all ECFC financial and cash control procedures
e.     Contribute to an inclusive work environment that enhances employees’ talents while supporting professional growth through collaboration and education

  1. Office Management
    1. Answer phones and greet clients who enter the building
    2. Act as administrative liaison with clients, third parties, Center affiliates and the general public.
    3. Manage inventory of office supplies and coordinate maintenance of office equipment.
    4. Receive and dispense incoming mail; collect and send outgoing mail
    5. Supervise work study students and volunteers who assist with administrative tasks
    6. Assist with insurance bidding process:  health/general liability/etc.
    7. Oversee the maintenance of all facilities and equipment contracts
    8. Offer administrative support to Center special events, including Wednesday’s Child and serve on Wednesday’s Child Committee
    9. Provide additional administrative support to Associate and Executive Directors as necessary

  1. Bookkeeping
    1. Make bank deposits according to Center financial procedures
    2. Manage accounts receivable and payable including entering deposits and invoice information into the spreadsheet, filing and submitting payments and maintaining account and vendor records
    3. Monthly reconciliations, including all credit cards and the petty cash account
    4. Manage e-processing account including online payments and individual entries
    5. Process credit cards for county office
    6. Maintain vendor files for Center
    7. Prepare financial information for annual fiscal audit

  1.  Human Resource Management
    1. Direct the upkeep of personnel policy manual
    2. Ensure that staff are trained on and are appropriately following current personnel policies
    3. Maintain employee job descriptions and organizational chart
    4. Maintain the personnel database and all employee and contract worker personnel files
    5. Manage Center recruiting, hiring, training, and termination practices
    6. Ensure that job performance, supervision, and employee review procedures are consistently carried out by all Center managers
    7. Direct the Center’s benefits program such as 401(k), life insurance, worker’s compensation, vacation and sick time, etc.
    8. Manage the Center’s payroll process
    9. Maintain knowledge of the development of competitive compensation packages
    10. Assist with HR functions such as file setup, background checks, etc.

  1. Information Technology
    1. Manage Center database and computers
    2. Serve as Center IT troubleshooter – Set up email accounts and field IT problems
    3. Create and supervise the execution of plans to address technology needs
    4. Serve as liaison with Center IT contractors and volunteers
    5. Update Center website

  1. Insurance Management
    1. Direct the management of Center insurance policies
    2. Serve as primary liaison with insurance carriers
    3. Develop annual needs assessment of insurance coverage according to funding, contract, and best practice standards

Education, Prior Work Experience and Specialized Knowledge and skills
·            Bachelor’s Degree 
·            Proficient in PowerPoint, Excel and MS Word 
·            Strong written/verbal communication skills
·            Excellent customer service skills and capable of working with diverse personalities
·            Self starter, initiator, fast learner
·            Excellent organization and project management skills
·            Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
·            2 years of experience working in a professional office setting with strong references
·            Past experience in supporting more than 1 person
·            Past experience working or volunteering with a nonprofit organization

Batten & Shaw, Inc.seeks Business Development Director 6/16/11

If interested, please contact:

Melissa Hewett
Director, Human Resources & Training
Batten & Shaw, Inc.
107 Music City Circle, Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone (615) 627-3457
Batten & Shaw, Inc. (http://www.bsinet.us/)
Business Development Director – Nashville, TN
Reports to: Executive Vice President
Availability: Immediate

About the Company:
Batten & Shaw, Inc. is a full service construction management/general contracting firm. The expertise of the company is hospital and medical construction including complicated multi-phased projects, renovations & expansions, and greenfield replacement facilities.  Based in Nashville, Tennessee with a division office in Salt Lake City, Utah, Batten & Shaw, Inc. works on projects across the United States.  We are known for our attention to detail and ability to work in and around the ongoing needs of a hospital that remains in operation during construction.  Founded in 1988, Batten & Shaw, Inc. employs more than seventy people across the company.  We pride ourselves on exceeding customer expectations, and repeat customers are 92% of our business. 

Position Summary:
Accepts responsibility for all sales and marketing activities within Batten & Shaw.  Builds and executes a strategy for sales and business development initiatives.  Cultivates contacts within the construction industry and identifies opportunities for potential new work through research, cold calls, promotional materials, and relationship building.  In conjunction with estimating department prepares proposals and bids on work. 

Position Responsibilities:
·         Develops and executes business plan related to prospecting and closing sales to achieve budgeted revenue growth goals
·         Establishes network of contacts within the construction industry and identifies potential project opportunities
·         Builds strategic partnerships and alliances within construction industry
·         Develops system to document and follow up on sales leads
·         Effectively presents Batten & Shaw’s services and communicates its unique value-add
·         Develops proposals in conjunction with estimating department and management team
·         Promotes company at trade shows and conferences
·         Develops sales collateral and maintains website content
·         Maintains current knowledge of market trends and their impact on the company’s service offerings
·         Monitors company's market share and competition
·         Cultivates relationships within construction industry through boards, trade organizations, industry communities, committees, etc.
·         Works closely with project managers to strengthen relationships with current and former clients and to identify areas of future opportunity

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 10+ years experience in sales/business development
  • Experience selling within the construction industry preferred
  • Willingness to travel frequently to win work and build strategic relationships

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with the Microsoft suite of products
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to quickly build rapport when meeting new people
  • Ability to build and maintain client and strategic business development relationships
  • Effective in presentations and selling the company
  • Acts with integrity
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and be resourceful in sourcing information
  • Ambitious and always looking for ways to increase scope of influence for self and the company

For additional company information, please visit our website at http://www.bsinet.us/.  To apply, please send a resume to our Human Resources Director, Melissa Hewett, at melissahewett@bsinet.us.  

Admin assistant 6/16/11

If you are interested in an entry level administrative assistant position, then please email your resume to karah.jennings@nmfn.com.

Ideally looking for someone with a college degree, intelligent, detail oriented, reliable, ethical and a great personality.

Thank you!

CB Richard Ellis Real Estate seeks a Manager 5/25/11

Please contact Matt Leiser,  matt.leiser@cbre.com regarding these positions.

JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Manager, Real Estate Job Code: MX042Z Business Unit: Various Reports To: Varies Salary Grade: 9
Prepared Date: July 2003 Approved By: Human Resources – Compensation Department Approved Date: July 2003