Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Associate Analyst Position Available with Schmidt Market Research

An Associate Analyst position is available with Schmidt Market Research firm. A job description and necessary qualifications can be found below.

Job Title: Associate Analyst

Company: Founded in 1986, Schmidt Market Research is full-service market research firm located in the North Hills suburbs of Pittsburgh. With approximately 35 full and part-time employees, Schmidt is focused on being known as a “great place to work.” We invest in the training and development of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement. As a market research provider, we act with integrity and accountability, and set a high standard for service. We also give back to the communities where we live and work.

Job Description: A critical member of the research team, contributing to quantitative market research studies that convert primary research results into actionable insights for our clients. Responsibilities may include:
-          Reviewing questionnaires and testing programmed surveys
-          Supporting and tracking research fieldwork
-          Preparing and analyzing data using statistical tools
-          Editing and categorizing survey responses
-          Production of research reports
-          Assisting with reporting and proofing
*Reports to Research Manager, Senior Analyst or Analyst; interacts with entire project team
*Interacts with clients on occasion

·         Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing research, statistics, or a related field
·         Excellent writing, proofreading, and statistical/data analysis skills
·         Required proficiency in Microsoft Office, with a focus on PowerPoint and Excel, SPSS proficiency is preferred

·         Demonstrates a commitment to excellence and a desire to learn
·         Coordinates and cooperates with other members of a team
·         Is a self-starter who works well independently, and is also willing to take direction
·         Completes work in a timely manner and has an ability to meet deadlines
·         Demonstrates extraordinary attention to detail
·         Is able to work on the computer for long periods of time
·         Looks for ways to improve and promote quality and productivity

Type of Employment: Full-time, on site

Wages/Benefits: Salary dependent on qualifications
Benefits Include:
  • -          Medical, vision, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • -          Paid vacations, sick, and personal days
  • -          401(k)
  • -          Opportunities for training and advancement

  • Email your resume and a cover letter detailing interest and experience to Jobs@Schmidtmr.com
  • Put “Associate Analyst” in the subject line

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Named Account Executive Positions Available with Konica Minolta: Details Within

Konica Minolta currently has two Named Account Executive positions available. The company is looking to hire young, hungry, college graduates. Anyone interested should email their resume to Ryan Schwartzel at rschwartzel@kmbs.konicaminolta.us

Monday, April 27, 2015

Advertising Internships Available

Ronin Advertising is seeking Account Services and Creative Strategy Interns.

Resumes and cover letters can be sent to shannon@roninadv.com. Please let her know if you have questions.

See the job descriptions below:

account services intern

At Ronin, interns are treated like employees– not coffee-fetchers or errand-runners.  As an account coordinator intern at Ronin, you will be given many responsibilities and opportunities to broaden your skill-set and expand your talents.


   Strong writing and communication skills.

   Experience with job brief writing is a plus, but not required.

   Self-motivation and responsibility are a must.

   Be able to think a creative problem through and guide the creative team to a solution.

   Must be highly organized and a great multi-tasker.

   Given the opportunity, intern should be able to take ownership of projects and see them through to the end.


   Intern must be able to take direction, work independently, and meet deadlines.

   Intern should be able to maintain project schedules and manage time effectively.

   Communicate and build relationships with Ronin staff, clients and vendors.

   Intern will write job briefs and job correction forms for projects daily.

   Become accustomed to Webvantage platform where all jobs, project schedules and estimates are kept.
   Open and close jobs
   Create estimates
   Manage timesheet

   Intern will work in the account service department reporting to the management supervisor

Please include resume and cover letter.
Send to shannon@roninadv.com

Positions are available in Pittsburgh, PA.

To find out more about Ronin’s culture and work please visit www.roninadv.com


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Advertising Internship


Zelienople, PA


Creative Strategist

Information from your website
 (may include why a student should select your organization to intern)

Ronin is a full-service advertising agency with clients in a variety of industries, all across North America. As an Intern at Ronin, you will be given many responsibilities and opportunities to broaden your skill-set and expand your talents in the strategic marketing & advertising arena. As an Advertising Intern, you will work under Ronin’s Creative Strategist.

List 3-5 Tasks the Intern is expected to accomplish and How the attainment of these tasks would be measured

Interns will experience the advertising & marketing process first hand and learn about 1) client acquisition 2) brand strategy development, 3) integrated communications planning, and 4) a variety of forms of creative execution.

Expectations and
Activities for the Intern

We believe in learning by doing – throughout the course of the internship, intern will work on mini-projects for clients of their choosing in order to understand specific skills (ie. target demographics vs. psychographics, competitive analysis, integrated communications planning, strategic positioning, etc.) Interns will also work on select research and/or strategy development projects for current agency clients.
The Big Client Project – Each semester Interns will select a hypothetical client of their choosing and create a 360 degree marketing plan & presentation for them, incorporating everything they have learned, from initial research through final creative execution.

Minimum Requirements: GPA, major, class rank, required classes, software and computer competency level, skills, driver’s license, reliable transportation, ability to pass a drug test, etc.

Strong writing and communication skills
Knowledge and interest in qualitative research
Self-motivation and responsibility
Creative problem-solving skills (or the desire to gain them)
Ability to think strategically about people and what drives their emotions & actions.
Interest in what makes someone brand loyal and consumers’ buying habits
Have a point of view! And the ability to communicate it effectively (or, at least, the desire to learn how to communicate it more effectively)
Intern should be willing and able to take ownership of a project and see it through to the end

Number of hours per week, hourly pay rate, stipend amount, pay periods, etc.

Internship is available for school-credit only. Students with Sophomore standing and above are eligible.


City/ State/ Zip:
Main Phone Number:
Fax Number:
Website Address:

304 S Main Street
Zelienople, PA 16063

Position Title:
Email Address:
Direct Phone Number: 

Bianca Zeiler
Creative Strategist

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

AMA Case Competition Results!

Robert Morris University students Trisha Brandt, Nicole Crossman, Deidre Herge, Alexis Jones, Kyle Neff, and Marulla Quirk worked together as a team in this year’s AMA case competition. Although they are not finalists, they are semi-finalists and in the top 17 out of 80 case submissions. They will be attending the International Colligate Conference this March in New Orleans along side Dr. Steven Clinton and Dr. Jill Maher. Below is an excerpt from an AMA bulletin announcing the finalists from the competition.

AMA is pleased to announce the Finalists for the AMA Collegiate Case Competition, sponsored by vitaminwater.

The AMA Collegiate Case Competition is open to all affiliated AMA undergraduate Collegiate Chapters, and we received incredible responses to the Case question that the vitaminwater company proposed.

Finalists (All are in Alphabetical order)
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Ferris State University
Texas State University
University of Arizona– Tucson
University of Cincinnati
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
University of Pennsylvania
University of Wisconsin- Whitewater

California Polytechnic State University, Pomona
East Carolina University
Florida International University
Ithaca College
Robert Morris University
Temple University
University of South Florida
University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire

Honorable Mention

Aurora University
Cleveland State University
Harding University
Hofstra University
Liberty University
University of Maryland
North Central College
Northwood University
Providence College
Saint Joseph's University
University of Texas Pan-American
University of Wisconsin- La Crosse
University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)

Assumption College
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, East Bay
Chatham University
James Madison University
Kent State University
Pennsylvania State University
Portland State University
Southern Connecticut State University
St. John Fisher College
University of California- Santa Barbara
University of Miami
University of Missouri- St. Louis
University of Northern Colorado
University of Rhode Island
University of South Dakota
University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee

Post by Kristen Koscinski

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Job Opportunity at Industrial Scientific

The Marketing Team at Industrial Scientific is looking for an experienced marketing communications specialist who can help us achieve their vision of ending death on the job in this century. If you have experience executing communication programs in a business-to-business environment, and want to use that experience to truly make a difference, then this role might be perfect for you!

The Marketing Communications Specialist is responsible for the development of all corporate communications including press relations, articles and publications, social media, and content to be used in marketing communication/PR programs around the world. This role ensures the maximum reach and exposure of the company’s people, culture, products and services. Project planning and timely execution of all corporate communications and integrated marketing activities are critical.

For more information about this job and how to apply, click here.

Post by Kristen Koscinski

Updates from the American Marketing Association!

The first meeting of this semester will be held on February 4th at 9pm in Business Building 106.

The American Marketing Association’s annual Business Fashion Show is Monday, Feb 16 at 6pm in the Massey Theatre.

Their annual Marketing Career Fair is scheduled for Feb. 10 from 1-4pm in the International Suite at Sewall. More information about what businesses will be attending will be coming soon!

There will be two guest speakers during Business Week who are being sponsored by AMA. They are:

Monday Feb 23rd, 2:45PM, Mike Cunningham & Justin Young from Fastenal

Wednesday Feb 25th, 9:45AM, John Chrisman from The Mid-Atlantic Dairy Assoc.

**There will be opportunities to earn SET credit at the Business Fashion Show, Marketing Career Fair, and all Business Week events!

Post Written by Kristen Koscinski

Last Chance to Sign Up for CVS Internship Interviews!

CVS is scheduled to recruit on campus on Tuesday, February 3 for interviews in the Career Center. They are looking for students to participate in their Leadership Management Internship this summer. This is a paid internship. It is an open sign-up so please make sure your resume is on ColonialTRAK, go to On-Campus Recruiting (Sign Up), find Schedule 538 and select your interview time. Deadline to apply and schedule an interview is TONIGHT, January 28, at midnight.

If you have any questions, please contact the Career Center at 412-397-6333.

Post Written by Kristen Koscinski