Ghidotti Picks: Podcasts to Binge

By now, we’re all accustomed to spending most of our time inside. In order to practice safe social distancing, Netflix, Hulu and Disney Plus have become our closest friends in recent weeks. However, binge-watching a series isn’t the only way to keep yourself entertained while in quarantine. Podcasts are a fun way to pass the time and with more than 500,000 active podcasts currently available through Apple, it should be easy to find something that piques your interest. Here are some of our favorites selected by our team of rockstars. 

The Ghidotti Podcast – Our easiest inclusion, join host Natalie Ghidotti as she sits down with a wide range of movers and shakers from across the state of Arkansas. 

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Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations – One of the world’s most influential philanthropists and talk show hosts, Oprah Winfrey is accompanied by a slew of thought leaders on this interview series, including Michelle Obama and Dr. Phil among others. 

Up First – Keeping up with the constant stream of news in the midst of a busy schedule can be difficult. That’s why NPR introduced this daily podcast, which provides you with reporting and analysis on the biggest stories of the day each morning. 

Crime Junkie – Every true crime fan will enjoy this series featuring in-depth discussions about some of the most notorious unsolved cases and serial killers. 

The Rewatchables – Bill Simmons and others from The Ringer examine the movies that they can’t get enough of, including The Breakfast Club, Happy Gilmore, The Town and The Notebook. 

Rebel Parenting – To all the parents that are just trying, and sometimes failing, to get through one day at a time, Ryan and Laura Dobson can relate. Check out their podcast for honest advice on the struggles all parents face. 

The Dream – Season one of this investigative series dives into the mysterious and sometimes shady world of multi-level marketing. 

Rock the Culture – For perspective on life and culture in Little Rock, Arkansas Times has you covered. 

Lovett or Leave It – A former speechwriter for President Obama, Jon Lovett now breaks down some of the biggest stories in politics with a humorous twist. 

Pardon My Take – Hosts Big Cat and PFT Commenter deliver sports commentary you never knew you needed along with some big-name interviews, including NFL insider Adam Schefter, Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary and NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci.

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Are You the Next Rock Star on the Ghidotti Team?

The Ghidotti Team is overflowing with full-fledged rock stars. Sure – we’re looking for the best, brightest, most creative, most organized. You get the picture. But what we REALLY want is someone who we can laugh with, depend on, learn from and do great work together. Learn more about who we’re looking for and what you can expect.

Ghidotti is currently hiring an Assistant Account Executive! 

Assistant Account Executive Job Description: 

As an Assistant Account Executive, the staff member will assist the team in the execution of client activities and be exposed to all aspects of the basic services offered at the agency.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop complete, accurate and effective lists using multiple information sources based on the agency’s resources. (Cision, online resources, etc.).
  • Write/prepare pitches, backgrounders, executive communications and various reports (as appropriate by service function) with supervision from the manager.
  • Effectively pitch and place stories for clients, with an emphasis on placement results (particularly local and regional media). (Digital-specific team members excluded).
  • Be adept at engaging in and creating content for digital media campaigns, including social media, paid campaigns (including early stages of copywriting), e-newsletters, etc.
  • Monitor for trends/marketing/story/lead opportunities that are client- or service-related. Keeping a consistent pulse on the industry trends within your client’s base.
  • Support special events such as media tours, receptions, luncheons, trade shows, grand openings, etc. 
  • Participate in group brainstorming sessions.
  • Continue advancing skills for InDesign, Photoshop and/or WordPress, as well as grasping overall design best practices (depending on position/department).
  • Continue advancing skills in agency platforms such as Cision, TVEyes, Sprout Social, Sprinklr.
  • Maintain relevant Google certifications for AdWords, GDN, Analytics or otherwise, adding at least one additional certification. (Digital team only)
  • Depending on the needs of the service area, responsibilities may extend beyond the items above as skill sets, client contracts and other extenuating circumstances dictate.

 

Rock Star Environment

We strive to create a fun, engaging atmosphere where high fives, chicken minis, and celebrations are commonplace. We lift one another up, honor achievements and reward hard work.

  1. Professional Enrichment

    Whether instructor-led, web-based or sharing during Fireside Friday, we are always learning more!

  2. Community Engagement

    We love the state of Arkansas. Our team enjoys outings to locally-owned businesses and pride ourselves on community involvement. In addition, employees are often offered free tickets to community events to get out and enjoy life with friends and family.

  3. Team Building

    Quarterly adventures for the team!

  4. Winter Recess

    We shut this place down at the holidays so we can all rest, relax and reinvigorate for the new year.

  5. Summer Fridays

    We get an early jump on the weekend every Friday during the summer.

  6. Volunteer Time Off (VTO)

    Along with your PTO, you also get VTO to use to support your favorite charity or organization.

Does this describe you?

To apply, please submit the following via email to careers@ghidotti.com

  1. Cover letter and PDF of your resume 
  2. References: 2-3 minimum
  3. Tell us how you heard about this position