Tech in Careers

Using, I was able to easily search for potential jobs in my area. I came across a few jobs that caught my attention because it focused on social media and important skills that I have learned from my advertising and public relations classes. Below, I listed 5 jobs along with technology requirements that they revealed.

All of these jobs are around the Grand Rapids area and most only require a bachelors degree. This is a very useful website because it is easy to navigate and you can type in whatever field you want to look into.

  • Account Executive- JDA Worldwide
  • Website
  • Stays current with advertising/media related news, trends and culture
  • Works in tandem with Media department to develop and deliver paid media plans
  • 5+ years recent experience in an advertising, media, creative, or branding capacity


  • Marketing Assistant- Advantage Sign and Graphic Solutions
  • Website
  • Data entry of vendor and web leads
  •  Search engine optimization tasks – improving page content, ensuring site structure is efficient, keyword relevancy, product names and tags, etc.
  •  Copywriting- develop, edit, and proofread copy for product descriptions & other web content
  • Create keyword research for website, including meta-tags, title tags and headers
  • Develop and implement link-building strategies
  • Assist in maintenance of information on company websites and blogs.
  • Assist with online advertising and paid search activities
  • Responsible for social media posting on Facebook, Linked, and Twitter
    Run website reports and distribute them to vendors and internal teams


  • Compliance Analyst- FormulaFolio Investments
  • Website
  • Management of marketing, email, and social media archiving systems to ensure our compliance team is able to properly supervise our internal staff and external advisors


  • Social Media Business Analyst – Adecco
  • Website
  • Mine social media data from Adobe Social and interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide intuitive ongoing reports
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Filter and “clean” data, and review reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct bugs


  • Social Media Specialist-Murdoch Marketing
  • Website
  • Manage day-to-day social media activity, including content creation and monitoring across all relevant social media platforms.
  • Maintain client brand message consistency across multiple social media and content platforms.
  • Develop, implement and manage online listening and social media measurement tools and functions. Evaluate and make recommendations on ROI.
  • Provide brand-wide thought leadership for all social media communications efforts and offer valuable perspective on how social media & content strategy can be used to maximum value in corporate marketing, public relations and development initiatives.

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