Job Opening – Account Executive

Account Executive Opportunity

The Business Journal of Tri-Cities Tennessee/Virginia

We are seeking a dynamic professional to join the sales team of the region’s leading business-to-business publication, The Business Journal of Tri-Cities TN/VA. This is a base plus commission position and is a great fit for a seasoned business professional with a high level of verbal, written and consultative sales skills. For consideration please email a cover letter, resume and salary history to: Bill Derby, Publisher at

The Business Journal of Tri-Cities TN/VA is an equal opportunity employer. The company considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation as protected by applicable city, state or federal law.

Job Opening – Director of Public Relations

Creative Energy is a full-service advertising, digital and public relations firm with a 25- year history of leadership. The company specializes in the food, building materials, financial and tourism industries.

We are in search of a public relations leader with a history of great storytelling in print, digital, social and trade environments.

The director of public relations is responsible for developing, writing and maintaining relationships with various publications editors, influential bloggers and client industry web publishers to facilitate advantageous placement of articles and releases in the name of the agency’s clients. The applicant should be familiar with, and have access to, a wide variety of research on attitudes and public opinions.

Reports to the president


  • “Tells the organization’s story” using all appropriate media and communication channels.
  • Generates and promotes ideas aimed at gaining support for client goals and policies from its target audiences.
  • Serves as an advocate for client businesses; builds and maintains positive relationships with the public.
  • Handles organizational functions such as media, community, consumer, and governmental relations; political campaigns; interest-group representation; conflict mediation; or employee and investor relations for designated accounts and/or the agency.
  • Understands the attitudes and concerns of consumers, employees, and various other groups; keeps management aware of public attitudes and concerns of all groups and organizations with which the client must deal.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with representatives of community, consumer, employee, and public interest groups and with representatives from print, broadcast and web journalism.
  • Informs the general public, interest groups, and stockholders of an organization’s policies, activities, and accomplishments.
  • Directs the creation and implementation of all public relations campaigns, programs and publicity activities for the agency and its clients.
  • Writes or coordinates the writing and production of all publicity stories.
  • Meets weekly with media director and account services to coordinate media and publicity placement for maximum agency and client benefit
  • Determines when and where all PR releases will be sent for placement.
  • Works with account service personnel to develop publicity ideas for clients one month prior to the date of publication.
  • Meets once a month, or as needed, with senior management to update them on department status and make any changes deemed necessary.
  • Maintains current computer skills related to public relations department daily functions; ensures all public relations team members do the same.
  • Authorizes department computer hardware and software purchase requisitions and notifies the controller/business manager. Authorizes subscriptions to newswire services and clipping service bureaus.



The Director of Public Relations should have a minimum of five years experience in the development and management of public relations within either a corporate or agency environment. The ideal candidate will be a member of the PRSA and an active member of community or civic organizations.



Salary will be commensurate with experience and proven capabilities in communications skills. Creative Energy offers generous vacations and benefits including health, dental, vision and life insurance as well as 401(k).


The Creative Energy Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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Art Director, Copywriter, & Front End Developer – Creative Energy

Art Director

We’re looking for an Art Director who is both exceptionally qualified and fun to work with, including qualities such as:

  • A sense of humor and curiosity
  • Excellent conceptual and design skills with a strong portfolio showing your interactive talents as well as print and motion
  • Strong experience on large cross-channel and/or direct-marketing initiatives across media, both online and off
  • An ability to manage time and resources efficiently
  • Team player and self-starter
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud
  • A knack for strategic brainstorming, campaign development and creative execution
  • A four-year degree, plus two to four years of art direction experience in digital and traditional medias (agency experience preferred)
  • Able to present creative ideas in client meetings
  • Broadcast experience a plus

Sound like you?  Give us a shout!  Send a link to your portfolio and a resume to:

Creative Energy believes its most important asset is talent, and each employee contributes to the success of the agency. We are proud of our working environment, competitive salaries and benefits including health, dental, and disability insurance, 401(k) and more.

Applicants will be evaluated based on experience and portfolio quality.
**You must submit samples of your work to be considered** 



We are looking for an advertising copywriter to help create some pretty amazing work. 

The work you do demonstrates craft and elegance. We expect bold and unique thinking with a high level of maturity and strong grasp of digital.

Your ability to produce effective communications from even the most complex creative brief is critical. You will partner with art directors or work individually to develop concepts for broadcast, digital, print and design. Your creative team will work independently at times and will be given opportunity to show leadership.


  • A sense of humor and a passion for the work
  • Strong conceptual thinking
  • Big and unexpected ideas
  • An ability to manage time and resources efficiently
  • Degree in advertising, english or communications  (portfolio school preferred)
  • 3-5 years agency experience
  • Able to present creative ideas in client meetings
  • Understanding of strategic marketing objectives
  • Attention to detail

Sound like you?  Give us a shout!  Send a resume and PDF of your book or portfolio link to:

Creative Energy believes its most important asset is talent, and each employee contributes to the success of the agency. We are proud of our working environment, competitive salaries and benefits including health, dental, and disability insurance, 401(k) and more.

Applicants will be evaluated based on experience and portfolio quality.
**You must submit samples of your work to be considered** 


Front End Developer

Creative Energy is focused on delivering exceptional creative work and user experiences to our clients. As a front-end development engineer, you will collaborate with the digital media and creative teams to develop award-winning interfaces and apps that drive engagement.

You will be well-versed in HTML, CSS, Javascript and best-in-class front-end web frameworks such as Bootstrap and Material. You’ll be knowledgeable and capable in integrating with third-party APIs and REST APIs. You will also have working knowledge of top CMS platforms such as WordPress, and you are comfortable utilizing Git for version control.

You will have solid coding habits, writing efficient, well-organized code that performs well. You must have a passion for learning new methods and new development languages and frameworks.

You should have a desire to work in a collaborative space, and value the benefits of working with a diverse team of professionals. If these aspects align with your goals and you’re looking for an opportunity to bring your talents to bear on these types of challenges, then we would like to begin talking with you. Creative Energy is growing; be a part of that journey.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with digital media leadership and designers to interpret designs and UX wireframes, ensuring excellent code performance and stability across multiple browsers.
  • Collaborate and interact with partner development firms in the development of web and mobile projects.
  • Work closely with full-stack developers to integrate front-end code to various production environments.
  • Work with digital media leadership to help guide design decisions to improve project performance.
  • Stay on top of bug and task management for assigned work, and be able to coordinate work on multiple projects during the course of the average business day.
  • Maintain flexibility to jump into new areas and new technologies, and stay in-step with the latest advances and trends in front-end development methods.


  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in web development as part of a development team.
  • Solid command of core front-end technologies such as: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript/JSON.
  • Experience with the full development lifecycle of web and mobile sites and applications from requirements building to launch.
  • Familiarity with languages such as PHP, Python, AngularJS and Node.js.
  • Experience in front-end interface design, the creation of interface interactions through animations and behavioral feedback.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing web interfaces with a degree of complexity across top browsers, with attention to browser capabilities, troubleshooting for cross-browser compatibility adjustments and browser security concerns.
  • Familiarity with core practices in interaction and web usability design.
  • Experience in optimizing front-end performance (page load, code efficiency, performance optimization).
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required. Computer Science/Engineering or Web Development/Code School degrees or diploma preferred.
  • Must be able to demonstrate abilities through portfolio of past projects and examples of original code.


  • Experience with responsive web design principals
  • Experience with Sass or LESS
  • Have a public GitHub account with current code examples

Sound like you? Give us a shout! Send a resume and work examples to:

Creative Energy believes its most important asset is talent, and each employee contributes to the success of the agency. We are proud of our working environment, competitive salaries, and benefits including health, dental and disability insurance, 401(k) and more.

Applicants will be evaluated based on portfolio of past projects and examples of original code.

Marketing Communications Specialist – Wellmont Health System

The marketing communications specialist works collaboratively with other members of the marketing communications team to support, promote and advance the Wellmont Health System brand. Assists co-workers in developing a variety of written and visual collateral, influencing community perception of the organization and effectively informing Wellmont’s internal audiences. Supports department with event planning and monitoring health care messages in local media. Assumes other duties as assigned. Entry-level position with opportunity for professional growth and advancement.

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business or a related field or equivalent experience. Prior experience in marketing communications preferred. Health care experience a plus. Position requires excellent oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal and presentation skills. Knowledge of Associated Press Style, video editing and photo

Marketing Coordinator – Face Amusement Group

face amusement group job openingMarketing Coordinator

Face Amusement Group – Gray, TN 37615


  • maintains email marketing campaigns and MVP customer loyalty program
  • sets up online presence for new locations and manages existing location accounts
  • manages SEO and online advertising
  • creates and implements in-store/online promotions
  • maintains Marketing budget
  • collects and analyzes data for future Marketing efforts
  • stays up to date with industry and market trends
  • creates and maintains relationships with local business associations