Wednesday, May 21, 2014

AMA Spring Mixer!

AMA Mixer Series
Thursday May 22, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

If you haven't already registered, what are you waiting for?

Tired of being cooped up for the last six months? Spring is finally here!

Take some time after this long winter to meet with other Pittsburgh area marketers during our first mixer of the year at the Doubletree Downtown just across the street from the Consol Energy Center. Relax, unwind and network with the AMA and other Pittsburgh-based professional marketing organizations. Registration will soon be available both events.

Prices (2 drinks and light appetizers included):
Members - $25 / Non-members - $30
(You can also pay at the door!)

Register now!

Doubletree - Downtown
One Bigelow Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

More Information: Pittsburgh AMA Events

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Monday, May 19, 2014

Study Shows That Taking Notes With a Laptop Causes Students to Learn Less

Yes, you read that title correctly!

Below is an interesting article from the Washington Post that proves why students using laptops learn less in class even when they really are taking notes!

Post Written by Kristen Koscinski

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Marketing Coordinator Position Opening!

Marketing Coordinator for Dietrick Group

Job Description:
Dietrick Group, LLC is a full service real estate firm in Allentown, PA seeking to immediately fill a marketing coordinator position. The position will work closely with the Partners of the company as well as other employees. The role is designed to support Dietrick Group business, drive awareness, demand for our services, as well as to increase exposure, branding and recognition.

He or she will work independently and as part of a team, providing departmental support in a fast-paced, professional, team oriented and challenging environment.

The ideal person for this role will be a self-starter with strong organizational, analytic, and customer service skills. He or she must have exceptional communication skills, strong work ethic, multi-tasker and possess creative skills. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and deliver projects for various deadlines.
Major responsibilities will include email blasts, direct marketing, brochure creation, website updates, social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc) and preparing all marketing materials for an annual presentation held by Dietrick Group.

Knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin is required. WordPress knowledge is a plus.

Additional information about our company and culture may be found at and

BA or equivalent degree required.
Knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin is required. WordPress knowledge is a plus.

Application Instructions:
Email Resume and Cover Letter to:
Kelly Berfield
*Include Marketing Sample or Creative Piece if applicant possesses the same.

Click here to view the job on Colonial Trak.

Post Written by Kristen Koscinski