CareerBuilder rates public relations as the second best job for young professionals (behind web developers). Its assessment:
No. of 2017 jobs: 15,755
Growth in jobs 2013-2017: 8 percent
Average hourly earnings: $29.87
dovetail solutions has added Matt Moseley as partner and chief strategy officer. Moseley most recently was with InterMountain Public Affairs and previously served as the communications director for the Colorado State Senate, the press officer for the United States Olympic Committee, and deputy communications director for the White House for the Summit of the Eight (G7 Summit).
Aldo Svaldi at The Denver Post reports:
Colorado’s workforce should grow twice as fast as the rest of the country through 2024, with many of those new jobs coming in higher-paying, knowledge-based occupations, according to a labor market study from the Colorado Office of Economic Development.
But the study — conducted by Mercer — found some big mismatches when it comes to the kind of college degrees students in the state are obtaining, and the jobs available.
“We are doing pretty good on the employer side. We will have to focus more on the talent side,” said Fiona Arnold, executive director of the state’s economic development office.
For example, Colorado graduates enough advertising, marketing and public relations majors each year to replace everyone employed in those fields in the state — and then some.
As usual, it is Michael Roberts at Westword who has the most comprehensive information:
Cowan joins Barnhart McCann Erickson in Birmingham, Mich., where she led the award-winning “Pure Michigan” tourism campaign. In her new role, she will manage and grow existing client relationships and help deliver client objectives.
And Morris will provide communications support to new and existing clients including the Denver Preschool Program and the Town of Parker. Prior to joining Barnhart, she was the marketing & communications coordinator for Project Angel Heart.
Jackson National Life Insurance Company has appointed of Emilio Pardo to the new position of senior vice president, chief marketing and communications officer. Pardo most recently served as the chief brand officer and a member of the executive team of AARP.