JOTW 52-2006 25 December 2006 Part 2 of 2


26.)  PR & Mktg Spec, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VAhttps://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1166579341123

***  From Donna J. Antenucci:

Ned,
Attached is the job description for a Marketing Communications Manager. 
This position is located in Augusta, GA with paid relo.
Qualified candidates should apply to our Career Center via the following
link:  http://www.torchgroup.com/careerDetails.cfm?JobID=363  as well as
send their resume (as a Word attachment) to
torchgroup@torchgroup.com
Their name and the position's title should be in the Subject line of
their email.  We request no phone calls.  We will call those who
qualify.
Thank you.
 
Donna J. Antenucci
TORCH GROUP
Manager, Staffing Services
…human capital solutions for evolving marketing needs
440-519-1822  ext. 104
440-519-1823 faxwww.torchgroup.com

27.)  Marketing Communications Manager, consumer products industry,
Southeast (Offered by Torch Group)

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Our client, a global leader in the consumer products industry, has an
outstanding opportunity for a Marketing Communications Manager with Big
Box experience. Reporting to the Director of Marketing Communications,
this person will implement and project manage a wide variety of
marketing communications programs.

As an excellent communicator, you will interface with the product
managers, sales representatives, clientele, and outside agencies. Key
responsibilities include developing and implementing marketing
communications plans, strategies and tactics to distributors and
end-users, effectively managing all trade show activities, creating
sales and marketing collateral and POP materials, and maintaining and
managing all outside agency relationships.

The ideal candidate will have 6-8+ years of retail marketing or
marketing communications experience, including strong tactical planning
and execution skills. You are someone who will flourish in a lean
environment that is fast-paced and requires the ability to “wear many
different hats”. If you have outstanding writing and verbal
communication skills, an ability to work and thrive in a matrix
organization, and have strong organizational and planning skills, this
is the job for you!

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:
.   Bachelor's required – MBA strongly preferred.
.   6-8+ years of retail Big Box marketing communications experience.
.   Experience in all facets of marketing communications.

SKILLS/CHARACTERISTICS:
.   Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
.   Strong organizational and process management skills.
.   Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
.   Demonstrated leadership skills, and strategic thinking.

TRAVEL: 20-25% of time

COMPENSATION:  Commensurate with experience.

In order to facilitate resume processing and to shorten response time,
please apply online at http://www.torchgroup.com/careerDetails.cfm?JobID=363

Due to the volume of resumes received, only qualified candidates will be
contacted directly

***  From Tammy Gordon:

Hi there, AARP Media Relations continues to have several job openings. 
They are as follows and can all be applied for at www.aarpjobs.com
 
Good luck with the new site!
– Tammy

Tammy Gordon
AARP Media Relations

28.)  Senior Manager, Media Relations- AARP Economic Security, , AARP,
Washington, DC

AARP is looking for a senior manager to manage media strategy for the
organization's economic advocacy agenda.  The ideal candidate would have
5-10 years media relations experience with a strong background in
economic issues, such as Social Security and financial planning; as well
as experience developing and executing proactive media strategies, going
on the record, have strong relationships with the media and have managed
a team.  Hill or Executive branch experience is preferred.  . View full
job description and apply online for “Senior Manager, Media Relations”
in the Integrated Communications section at www.aarpjobs.com.
 
29.)  Media Relations, Senior Manager – AARP Services, Inc., AARP,
Washington, DC

AARP is looking for a senior manager to manage media strategy for AARP
Services which manages the endorsed relationships with companies such as
UnitedHealthcare, Walgreens, Home Depot, Travelocity and others.  The
ideal candidate would have 5-10 years media relations experience with a
strong business background representing prominent corporate brands; as
well as have experience developing and executing proactive media
strategies, going on the record, have strong relationships with the
media and have managed a team.  Hill or Executive branch and crisis
communications experience is preferred.  View full job description and
apply online for “Media Relations, Senior Manager” in the Integrated
Communications section at www.aarpjobs.com.

30.)  Media Relations, Senior Manager – AARP Foundation/Organization, ,
AARP, Washington, DC

AARP is looking for a senior manager to manage media strategy for the
organization's charitable arm, AARP Foundation and AARP Global Aging
Program.  The ideal candidate would have 5-10 years media relations
experience with a strong nonprofit and international media background;
as well as have experience developing and executing proactive media
strategies, going on the record, have strong relationships with the
media and have managed a team.  Hill or Executive branch experience is
preferred.  View full job description and apply online for “Media
Relations, Senior Manager” in the Integrated Communications section at www.aarpjobs.com.

31.)  Media Relations, Manager – Economic Security, AARP, Washington, DC

AARP is looking for a manager to execute media strategy for the
organization's economic advocacy agenda.  The ideal candidate would have
5-7 years media relations experience with a strong background in
economic issues, such as Social Security and financial planning; as well
as experience developing and executing proactive media strategies, and
have strong relationships with the media.  Hill or Executive branch
experience is preferred.  . View full job description and apply online
for “Senior Manager, Media Relations” in the Integrated Communications
section at www.aarpjobs.com.
 
32.)  Blogger/Digital Media Coordinator, AARP, Washington, DC

AARP is looking for a blogger to develop, coordinate and promote the
organization's blog presence.  The ideal candidate would have 3-5 years
experience professionally blogging with a understanding of media and
politics, as well as a working knowledge of HTML coding, HomeSite and
related web development technologies; experience working in a
collaborative team environment with designers and technical staff; and
knowledge of Association strategic objectives and stakeholders in order
to promote AARP's mission, values, and strategic goals. View full job
description and apply online for “Digital Media Coordinator” in the
Integrated Communications section at www.aarpjobs.com.

33.)  Public Relations Account Executive, Rawle Murdy Associates,
Charleston, SChttp://www.talentzoo.com/spots/63360/902017e4129a425f8905eef7ac224f17.aspx

***  From Kim Erlichson:

Hi there,
 
We are looking for candidates for an open position that we have, would
you mind including it in the next newsletter?
 
Thanks,
Kim

34.)  Senior Account Supervisor – Cohn & Wolfe PR, New York, NY
 
Cohn & Wolfe, a mid-size PR agency in Manhattan, is looking for a Senior
Account Supervisor for its Consumer Practice. Candidate must have 5-7
years of experience in public relations focused on national brands
and/or packaged goods. Strong writing, budgeting, media strategy,
strategic thinking and account management skills are essential. This
position would be responsible for multiple accounts and client contacts
and requires a stellar marking communications/brand PR background. Must
have ability to manage teams, develop annual plans, excel at client
presentations, lead media relations thinking. Prior experience in
beauty, household goods a plus. Send resumes to: Kim Erlichson, kim_erlichson@cohnwolfe.com.

35.)  Director of Communications, Forum of Regional Associations of
Grantmakers, Washington, D.C. http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=164900012

***  From Tiffany Glass:

Hi Ned:
Below is a job posting for next Monday's JOTW list.  Would you please
incorporate?  Thanks.  Your website is taking shape.  Its much easier to
read the weekly JOTW on the web than in a list serve email.  The
clickable text is helpful as well. 
Tiffany Glass

36.)  Website Operations Analyst, Under Armour, Baltimore, MD

As an expanding company in the global marketplace, Under Armour is
seeking the assistance of a Website Operations Analyst who is passionate
about working in the web environment.  You will be an integral part of
this team by becoming the resident expert on reporting tools, versions
and capabilities.  See www.underarmour.com/careers, in the Global Direct
section.
 
You will:
.   Track, report and analyze performance of all E-commerce activity
.   Analyze visitor behavior, and work with Online Merchandising to
analyze, design and perform on-site A/B tests
.   Provide insight and recommendations for improving our site's customer
experience, marketing, merchandising and content
.   Develop, improve and maintain weekly operational scorecards for the
Under Armour website
.   Provide data and analysis of web capabilities based on site issues,
changes and areas of improvement
.   Work with vendors to make needed changes to support the business needs
You must have (basic requirements):
.   Bachelors degree
.   1+ years experience with a consulting firm
.   1+ years experience using a Web analytics tool like Omniture
.   Excellent verbal and written communication skills
.   Strong math and computation skills
Email:
webjob@underarmour.com

37.)  Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations, Mars Hill College,
Mars Hill, North Carolina http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=164800039

38.)  REGIONAL COMMUNICATION MANAGER, SNV, Quito, Ecuador

The incumbent will be responsible for establishing an internal and
external regional public relations, marketing and communication
strategy. S/he must have a minimum of 10 years relevant work experience
and experience managing professionals at a distance.
http://www.comminit.com/vacancy2964.html
Contact kgrunewald@snvworld.org

***  From Randy Biggs:

Thanks, Ned.
A.R. “Randy” Biggs
Director of Public Affairs Outreach
MPRI
99 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 350
Alexandria, VA 22314
Voice: 703.838.5491
Fax: 703.236.0223 Alfred.Biggs@L-3Com.com www.MPRI.com

39.)  INSTRUCTOR, Defense Information School, MPRI Inc., Ft. Meade, MD

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS. Instructors at the Defense Information School, Ft.
Meade, MD, who will provide support for senior-level public affairs
courses that will prepare students for Joint Task Force level public
affairs duty and expeditionary public affairs duty. Prerequisites:
demonstrated expertise in Expeditionary public affairs; Joint Task Force
public affairs at the O-4 and O-5 operational level; or Combatant
Command public affairs and/or planning and operations. Be a graduate of
Command and General Staff College. Experience and study in one or more
of the following disciplines: Advanced Media Theory and Analysis;
Communication Theory and Research; Marketing Research and Analysis;
Public Communication Campaigning; Broadcast; Print and/or Multimedia
Management.

Instructors also needed who have experience working on a Joint Task
Force at the O-4 and O-5 operational level, in the J-2, J-3 or J-4 Staff
sections; or experience working with Combatant Commanders in public
affairs and/or planning and operations. Applicants should have
additional experience and advanced studies in International Affairs or
Public Diplomacy.

For further information contact: MPRI at 703-838-5491 or rick.kiernan@l-3com.com

40.)  Development and Communications Associate, Immigration Equality,
New York, New York http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=165000036

41.)  Grant Writer, Institute for Jewish Spirituality, New York, New
York http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=165100030

42.)  PROGRAM SPECIALIST, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public
Health Center for Communication Programs, Baltimore, MD, United States

The successful candidate will perform a wide range of tasks in support
of the INFO Project's publications, finance, marketing and outreach,
database management and web activities. S/he must have a Master's Degree
(MPH, MHS, MLS or related field) and proven research, communication and
financial skills.
http://www.comminit.com/vacancy2925.html
Contact hremail@jhuccp.org

43.)  Assistant Director, Foundation Relations, External Affairs,
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=164800042

***  From Darcey West:

Hi, my name is Darcey West, and I work for RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest
National Network).  We are the nation's largest anti-sexual assault
organization and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline. RAINN
carries out programs to prevent sexual assault, help victims and ensure
that rapists are brought to justice.  We now have a new service
available to victims called the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline. 
We're currently recruiting and training volunteers across the country to
participate and would love your help in spreading the word about this
fantastic, unique opportunity.  I've attached additional information.

I hope to hear from you soon!
Darcey

Darcey West
Communications Manager
RAINN
2000 L Street NW
Suite 406
Washington, DC 20036www.rainn.org

44.)  Trained Volunteer, RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)
 
Objective:
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest
anti-sexual assault organization and operates the National Sexual
Assault Hotline. RAINN carries out programs to prevent sexual assault,
help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. The
National Sexual Assault Online Hotline, also operated by RAINN, provides
live, secure, anonymous, instant message-style crisis support to the
growing number of people who prefer communicating via the Internet —
giving those affected by sexual assault a safe place to turn when they
can't find their voice. Visit rainn.org for more info.
 
Benefits:
–       Be part of something new and exciting! Interact with experts and
other volunteers from across the country
–       Schedule your own shifts online for as short as an hour
–       Provide a safe and secure place for victims of sexual assault
and abuse
 
Responsibilities:
–       Be on time for shifts scheduled using the Online Hotline website

–       Follow computer safety best practices learned in the online
training
–       Remain supportive and engaged with visitors
–       Provide accurate support using crisis intervention best
practices
–       Volunteer a minimum of 6 hours a month
 
Qualifications:
–       Complete an  Online Hotline training course facilitated by RAINN

–       Complete a criminal background check (completed by RAINN at no
cost to you)
 
How to get started:
Visit www.rainn.org/ohldemo/volunteers/ and enter jenw@rainn.org into
the webform at the end of the walkthrough.

45.)  COMMUNICATION MANAGER, CONNECT CO, Population Services
International (PSI), Bangalore, India

The successful candidate will lead the overall design and implementation
of appropriate on-the-ground communication interventions across port
towns and in Karnataka. S/he must have at least 5 years of ground level
communications/outreach/promotions/agency experience and knowledge of
HIV/AIDS communication.
http://www.comminit.com/vacancy2926.html
Contact priyanka@thirdsectorpartners.com

46.)  Communications Associate, James Irvine Foundation, San Francisco,
California http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=165100031
 
47.)  Public Information Officer, Kavli Foundation, Oxnard, Californiahttp://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=165000001

***  From David Coia:

Hi, Ed.  Happy holidays to you.  Here's a job listing for the next issue
of JOTW if you don't mind posting it. 

David Coia
(703) 236-1444

48.)  Communications Coordinator, USA Rice Federation, Arlington, VA

SUPERVISOR:  Vice President, Communications

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Serves as staff writer and editor; produces U.S.
Rice Daily newsletter, annual publications including the USA Rice
Federation Annual Report, Rice Notes, and supports communications VP to
achieve organization's strategic goals.  USA Rice Daily is an award
winning electronic publication and the only daily newsletter devoted to
a single U.S. commodity.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor's degree in journalism or
communications, or equivalent experience, with at least two years of
related work experience.  Position requires:
. Superior writing, editing and proofreading skills teamed with ability
to work independently on assigned projects as well as initiative to
identify, research and develop story ideas and placement
. Creativity and aptitude for writing on a broad range of subjects and
for various media, as well as ability to manage multiple projects and
deadlines
. A thorough knowledge of Associated Press style, as well as excellent
organizational ability; computer skills, including desktop publishing;
and experience with Web publishing
. Basic photography skills

POSITION RELATIONSHIPS: Interacts with staff in all program areas to
develop and implement editorial strategies and activities for the
federation.  Has contact with membership at multiple levels as well as
external sources in the covering of industry issues and federation
events.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

. Serves as staff writer and associate editor for USA Rice Daily
newsletter and the production of news releases
. Coordinates newsgathering, production and dissemination through the
daily newsletter, news releases, feature articles, newsletters,
brochures, reports, the Web site, press kits and other vehicles. 
Provides related editorial support to all USA Rice program areas
. Works with trade press and other media as required.  Maintains
distribution lists for media and daily newsletter
. Helps develop and annual editorial calendar, and track effectiveness
of editorial placement; coordinates media tracking services
. Provides daily survey of industry-relevant news stories for
distribution to senior staff and coordinates tracking of rice industry
news
. Implements all related administrative and financial responsibilities
in accordance with USA Rice Federation policy
. Other duties as assigned

Send resume, three publication samples and salary requirements to:
David Coia, dcoia@usarice.com, 4301 N. Fairfax Drive, Ste. 425,
Arlington,
VA 22207
No phone calls, please.

49.)  Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, University of
Connecticut Foundation, Storrs, Connecticut http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=164900033

50.)  Director of Development & Communication, Brooklyn Legal Services
Corporation, Brooklyn, New Yorkhttp://www.execsearches.com/exec/detail.asp?job_id=11802

***  From Pat Lovenhart, who got it from Tom Wisner:
Hi Ned,
Please include this in JOTW. 
Thanks,
Pat

Pat Lovenhart
AMA-DC President

Pat,

Hello my name is Tom Wisner, I work for BCI, a financial services
recruiting firm. Just doing some networking wondered if this position
would be a fit for anyone in your local marketing chapter. If so feel
free to pass along.

BCI – Financial Services Recruiting

Would you or someone you know of be interested in this opportunity:

51.)  Senior Marketing/Communications Specialist, financial services,
Milwaukee, WI

Summary:
Our client, a wealth management, capital markets and asset management
firm, is seeking an experienced Marketing & Communications professional
to work with the Marketing & Communications Manager and other associates
to develop, implement and manage internal/external marketing and
communications plans.
Product management experience in the financial services industry
preferred.
Process and project management skills and experience working with an
independent sales channel are important.  This is a comprehensive senior
level marketing role, which requires an individual with critical
thinking, crucial conversation skills, and results focused approach.

Responsibilities:
Development, execution and measurement of marketing plans and related
projects and programs to best support the firm's future success.
Act as the Private Client Group Marketing & Communications
representative on project teams in the development, support and
implementation of product development and other key initiatives.
Assist in defining and executing key client/market research efforts;
leverage the findings into all aspects of future offerings and
communications and in the analysis of existing offerings.
Serve as an internal resource for PCG Marketing and Communications about
questions, requests, and solutions.
Support the firm's overall efforts to build upon the company's culture
and to effectively convey brand and messages both internally and
externally.
Assist with other duties as assigned.

Experience:
Bachelors or Masters degree in Marketing.
5-7 years experience in a Product Management or other key Marketing
role.
Financial or professional services marketing experience strongly
preferred.
Series 7 license helpful.
Excellent oral and written business communication skills, including
ability to coach senior level professionals to optimal marketing
solutions.
Demonstrates strong process/project management and organizational skills
with the ability to prioritize numerous projects to completion.
Critical thinking skills.
Deep understanding and experience working with independent
representative channel.
Comfortable with change and effective as an agent of change.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Job Order: DM0384-004-1011
If you are interested in this opening, please email us a copy of your
resume as an MS Word attachment.

Tom Wisner
BCI
10 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 1250
Chicago, IL 60606
312-460-8222 x 118 phone
312-460-8443 faxTom@bcius.com

52.)  Technical Writer, Coalescent Technologies, Orlando, FLhttp://jobsearch.monster.com/getjob.asp?JobID=51046861

***  From David Imre:

Ned-

Here are some job openings for your next (Holiday Edition??) JOTW. 
Thanks…and Happy Holidays.

Imre Communications is a brand communications firm that serves
business-to-business and business-to-consumer clients in the healthcare
and insurance, home and building, and associations.  IC provides brand
positioning, public relations and strategic marketing for clients that
include St. Paul Travelers, MetLife, The Home Depot, Ryobi Power Tools,
DAP, John Deere, American Urological Association and CoreNet Global.
Imre Communications has offices in Baltimore and Washington, DC and is a
Manning, Selvage & Lee Global Network Member.  For more information
visit http://www.imrecommunications.com.

Dave

53.)  HR Manager, Imre Communications, Baltimore, MD

Responsible for all HR  related activities in both Baltimore and
Washington  DC offices. Will develop and oversee recruiting, staffing,
workforce planning, employee relations, benefits, employee orientation
and employee development and training.   Bachelors Degree in HR or
related filed.  Seven years   of experience in a leadership capacity.
Preferred professional designation.  in HR (PHR or SPHR) and experience
in a  marketing/public relations  company.   Send resume, cover letter
to jobs@imrecommunications.com.  For more information, go to www.imrecommunications.com.

54.)  Manager of Business Development, Imre Communications, Baltimore,
MD

Drive client acquisition in the healthcare & insurance and association
spaces, from initial introduction through proposal development.  6+
years of  agency or other relevant experience;  knowledge of the
insurance,  healthcare and/or association markets; sales  experience;
high  energy; exceptional communications skills; organized and  
detail-oriented; self-starter; brand communications know-how. Bachelor's
degree in marketing, PR, liberal arts or related field.   Send resume,
cover letter to jobs@imrecommunications.com.  For more information, go
to
www.imrecommunications.com.

55.)  Marketing Manager, Imre Communications, Baltimore, MD

Oversee marketing and public relations activities to drive agency's
brand awareness.  Manage communications/campaign development and project
execution – print, Web and traditional media.  Requires  Bachelor's 
degree in marketing, PR or liberal arts; at least 3 years'   relevant
experience; strong communication and project management  skills; 
knowledge of creative services environment.  Agency experience a plus. 
(Candidate could work in Baltimore or  D.C.)  Send resume, cover letter
to jobs@imrecommunications.com.  For more information, go to www.imrecommunications.com.

56.)  Account Supervisor/Insurance, Imre Communications, Baltimore, MD

Develop strategy and communications plans, direct client account
services and manage account teams.  8+ years' direct  marketing/public
relations experience; Requires  Bachelor's degree in  public relations
or related field; proven  success developing  research-based,
results-driven public  relations campaigns; strong client  relations
skills; APR and  experience managing national brands in the  insurance
industry  preferred. Send resume, cover letter to jobs@imrecommunications.com.  For more information, go to www.imrecommunications.com

57.)  Copywriter, Imre Communications, Washington, DC

Seasoned, versatile and marketing-savvy copywriter who can write with
equal skill and passion for print collateral, Web communications, direct
response and product promotions.  Ability to grasp and then communicate
about diverse and often complex subjects, at the same time targeting
content and style to multiple consumer audiences.  Requires Bachelor's
degree in communications,   journalism or related experience;
exceptional knowledge of grammar and composition; 5+ years direct agency
experience; team-oriented approach; attention to detail.  Send resume,
cover letter to jobs@imrecommunications.com.  For more information, go
to
www.imrecommunications.com

58.)  Account Supervisor/Associations, Marketing, Imre Communications,
Washington, DC

Develop strategy and communications plans, drive implementation, direct
client account services and manage account teams.  Requires Bachelor's
degree in marketing or related field; 8+ years' marketing experience and
knowledge of association environment/association marketing; proven
success developing research-based, results-driven campaigns; excellent
communication and client relations skills; knowledge of creative
services environment.   Send resume, cover letter to jobs@imrecommunications.com.  For more information, go to www.imrecommunications.com

59.)  Associate Account Executive, Imre Communications, Washington, DC

Support marketing account activities. Requires Bachelor's degree in
marketing or related field, up to 2 years' agency experience, excellent
communications skills, strong organizational abilities, passion and
enthusiasm. Send resume, cover letter to jobs@imrecommunications.com
For more information, go to
www.imrecommunications.com

***  From Lynn Hazan:

Ned: Please post.  Many thanks. Lynn Hazan

60.)  Manager, Marketing & PR, Architecture Firm, Chicago, IL

Ref. #0442.  Internationally renowned architecture firm seeks Manager,
Marketing & Public Relations, to increase PR activity, develop and
manage new marketing programs.  New position  located in firm's Chicago
headquarters.  Green field opportunity.  Some travel to Los Angeles.
Superb benefits. 

Qualifications:
5-7+ years of experience, either at  PR agency or in marketing/marcom/PR
at professional services firm. Marketing or PR experience at  design,
architecture or real estate firm preferred.  Will also consider
candidates from professional services or partnership firms, including
legal and accounting.   Excellent written and verbal communication,
editing skills are critical as well as abilities to liaise with outside
organizations and work independently.  Candidate will have reported
directly to the firm's management. Must be comfortable working with
executives and good at establishing rapport.  Candidate should be
self-directed, with high quality standards and proven success in project
management.  The successful candidate will be creative, decisive,
resourceful and perseverant.

Responsibilities:
Work with marketing consultant to help develop marketing plan and its
implementation.  First year, heavily weighted toward PR and media
relations; year two and beyond, marketing focused. 
1.  Coordinate media relations and PR activities.  Develop protocols,
coordinate media training, research and develop case studies and
identify other PR channels.  Create and execute seminar series as public
relations tool.
2.  Write and develop collateral materials, and work with outside design
resources to produce.
3.  With marketing consultant, launch and manage program to expand
firm's involvement in industry organizations.
4.  With marketing consultant, develop client database to support
executives in their client interactions.
5.  Provide input and materials to the internal communications team.

In this hands-on position, candidate will work closely with partners and
have direct client contact.  Potential opportunities to help expand L.A.
office, hire agencies and create events.  35% of time on media
relations, 20% collateral, 20% industry organizations, 20% client
relations initiative, 5% internal communications. 

Specific Projects:
Develop and produce firm's collateral pieces to include copywriting on
firm bios, project case studies, marketing pieces and branded materials.
Collaborate with outside consulting and design resources; be primary
owner of function.  Time allocation: 20%

Coordinate firm's media relations and PR activities to include
interviewing firm's principals to identify trends, potential project
case studies, and ideas for other PR channels i.e. client alerts and
seminars. Develop media protocols and coordinate media training with
outside agency. Coordinate 'lists' function to ensure company appears in
appropriate publications. As part of PR program, launch  series of
seminars.  Large part of job to develop and execute series.  Time
allocation: 35%

Launch and manage 'trade association relations' function to expand
firm's involvement in civic, professional and industry sector
organizations. Handle membership logistics; support principals' and
associates' participation in these organizations; and identify
opportunities for co-branding and marketing to association members. Time
allocation: 20%

Coordinate new client relations' initiative in collaboration with
marketing consultant. Work with internal resources and database
(Cosential) to develop “top client” database and support individual
principals in  more formal approach to client visits and client
entertainment. Time allocation: 20%

Provide input to internal communications team by leveraging materials
used in any external PR efforts with employees. Time allocation: 5%

Please forward your resume as a .doc with detailed cover letter,
including salary and writing samples, and state how you fit the specs. 
Send materials to Lynn Hazan, Lynn Hazan & Associates, lynn@lhazan.com
and call 312-863-5401 to follow up.  Resumes without cover letters,
samples and salary information will not be accepted.

Lynn Hazan
Lynn Hazan & Associates
55 E. Washington
Suite 715
Chicago, IL. 60602
Phone: 312-863-5401
Fax: 312-960-9660
Email: lynn@lhazan.com
Website: www.lhazan.com

61.)  Strategic Communications Consultant, The Wexford Group,
Alexandria, VAhttp://jobsearch.monster.com/getjob.asp?JobID=43069400

62.)  Marketing Manager II, Sperry Marine Northrop Grumman Electronic
Systems, Charlottesville, VAhttp://careers.northropgrumman.com/ExternalHorizonsWeb/getJobPostDetail.do?sequenceNumber=102490

***  From Ken Jensen:

63.)  Traffic Manager, Moses Anshell, Phoenix, AZ

WE ARE:
Moses Anshell is an integrated marketing firm, with advertising,
interactive, media and public relations all under one roof. Although we
are separated into departments, integration is key to our success; all
disciplines are coordinated, so strategies, messaging and insights are
consistent throughout the agency. The atmosphere at Moses Anshell is
fast and fun, requiring people who can switch gears at a moment's notice
while still tossing a ball to one of our many office dogs who may
interrupt a client meeting.

WE NEED:
A traffic manager to ensure the efficient and effective trafficking of
all jobs throughout the agency. The ideal manager has the skill,
strength, intellect and flexibility to oversee the effective procedures
of an integrated marketing firm.

YOU HAVE:
A comprehensive understanding what a traffic manager does, and it wasn't
gained by reading this job description
A willingness to throw away everything you learned in that background to
pursue ideas and methods that are “crazy, but just might work”
A wide variety of life and professional experiences to help you
represent clients from a vast array of industries
The strength of character to stand up for what you believe
A desire to be a part of the ” Best Place to Work” in the Valley*

YOU WILL:
Communicate with and be a resource for every department to understand
the traffic processes
Have a friendly relationship with clients and vendors, commanding
respect and a passion for the industry
Supervise and mentor the traffic coordinator and production coordinator,
ensuring their effectiveness and development
Generate estimates for all outside and internal costs
Manage and delegate broadcast production
Have good ideas and share them, even when they are not directly related
to your department
Work exstensively with print, broadcast and interactive vendors to get
the highest quality product available for the greatest value
Track photography and talent usage
Attend press checks to ensure accuracy
Initiate, develop, drive and revise schedules
Coordinate and submit job number requests

YOU ARE:
Able to take and/or tell a joke (Q: What's the key to comedy?)
Organized and able to manage internal and external traffic processes,
ensuring timely and accurate delivery of all marketing materials and
maintaining a current, efficient and thorough work archive
A strong mentor, willing to not only lead your team, but to learn from
them as well
(A: Timing)
Proactive in suggesting ways to improve agency efficiency &
profitability
Current on trends throughout various cultures and industries
Personable and able to build lasting relationships with colleagues,
clients, vendors and barristas

YOU BELIEVE:
Every project has its own clearly defined strategy

In sound strategy. It's not about reaching the most people, it's about
reaching the right people

Friday at 4 p.m. is the perfect time for a beer cart to pass your office
to offer you a cold beverage

About Moses Anshell
Situated in the heart of Downtown Phoenix in a renovated plumbing-supply
warehouse, the 23-year-old agency was founded by Louie Moses and Jos
Anshell , still partners today. Moses Anshell is an integrated
marketing-communication agency in every aspect – advertising, public
relations, interactive and media strategy and placement. Recent honors
include, 'No. 1' Ad agency (Arizona Business Magazine's Ranking
Arizona), 'Ad Person of the Year,' (Ad2 Club), more than 30 ADDY awards
( Phoenix Ad Club) and the 'Best Place to Work in the Valley' (*The
Business Journal, No. 1 in small business category). For more
information visit, www.mosesanshell.com

Contact: info@mosesanshell.com 

64.)  Marketing & Communications Specialist, City of Mesa, Mesa, AZ

Duties: Develop, coordinate, and implement a marketing, public
relations, and/or education program for an assigned division or
subdivision. A Marketing/ Communications Specialist II is responsible
for serving as an information resource to a variety of people such as:
citizens, contractors, architects, developers, business owners and their
employees, news media, and community groups regarding an assigned area.Â
Where marketing is the primary function of the position, the duties may
include: handling electronic and print media activities, press releases,
and advertising; meeting with interested parties to market or sell City
programs and services; writing articles for publication; and graphic
design work.

Also be responsible for maintaining the division website. Scope of
duties include: developing and producing division information using web
technology; writing and designing pages for the website to keep it
up-to-date, interesting, and interactive; and maintaining the website
content to City specifications and design standards. In all situations
it is important that the employee exercise a high degree of discretion
and courtesy in dealing with the public. Public contact may be stressful
at times when it entails confrontational meetings as a result of
dissatisfied citizens, business owners, customers, etc. May have lead
responsibilities for a project or team (by assignment). Employees in
this class may perform any combination of marketing, public relations,
or education duties as assigned.
$49,379 – $66,747 Annually

Requirements: Any combination of training, education, and experience
equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a
Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing,
Journalism, or closely related field. Also requires considerable (3 – 5
years) full-time experience involving marketing, public relations,
communications, or a related field. Previous experience working with a
Performing and/or Visual Arts facility is preferred for the Mesa Arts
Center assignment. Background investigation.

Mesa offers a competitive benefits package. A CITY OF MESA APPLICATION
IS REQUIRED. Applications will be available as of the opening date of
12/26/06 . Apply by 1/12/07.
Applications, supplements & more information about the City of Mesa are
available at www.cityofmesa.org or apply to:

City of Mesa Personnel
200 S. Center St., Bldg. #1 P.O. Box 1466 Mesa, AZ 85211-1466.

City of Mesa respects, values & welcomes diversity in our workforce. To
this end, we encourage all interested people to apply.

Call for information: (480) 644-2365.

65.)  IT Communications / Content Manager, AZ Department of Revenue,
Phoenix, AZ

AZ Department of Revenue (DOR) is seeking a consulting resource with
extensive Communications and web content management expertise. This
consultant/candidate will work within the Department of Revenue to
perform the necessary development of Policy, Procedures and Standards
regarding building and maintaining the DOR website (intranet) presence.
The right resource will be able to work with multiple internal managers
and the CIO.

Responsibilities:
Meeting with department contacts to continue development of their sites.

Coding HTML

Working with graphic designers to develop “home page” graphics for each
department that are also web friendly.

Training identified content owners to use Web conversion tools, such as
Word Internet Assistant, to convert their own documents to HTML.

Creating graphics for lower level pages.

Meeting with Intranet Steering Committee once a month to determine where
the Intranet is going.

Heading a monthly Web Developers group for the Internet Services group
and division webmasters.
Keeping up to date on web technologies.

Working with Internet Services Group within IT to develop interactive
databases on the Intranet.

Working with team to market the Intranet through promotional items.

Delivering presentations to outside visitors, etc. about our company
Intranet.

Using Adobe Acrobat to deliver forms through the Intranet.

Writing technical user guides, etc.
Communicate with all departments “real-time” information.

Requirements:
Solid knowledge of HTML coding
Extensive experience creating graphics (Adobe Acrobat)
Technical writing skills
Corporate Communications skills
Prior Content / Intranet management experience
Hands-on experience with Web conversion tools'

This is a Contract-to-Hire position and all interested parties should
send their resumes to itrecruiter@azdor.gov

66.)  Traffic Coordinator & Production Coordinator, Moses Anshell,
Phoenix, AZ

WE ARE:
Moses Anshell is an integrated marketing firm, with advertising,
interactive, media and public relations all under one roof. Although we
are separated into departments, integration is key to our success; all
disciplines are coordinated, so strategies, messaging and insights are
consistent throughout the agency. The atmosphere at Moses Anshell is
fast and fun, requiring people who can switch gears at a moment's notice
while still tossing a ball to one of our many office dogs who may
interrupt a client meeting.

WE NEED:
A traffic coordinator and a production coordinator to function as part
of a three-person Traffic/Estimation team, assisting the Traffic Manager
in the efficient and effective flow of all production jobs through the
agency.

YOU HAVE:
An interest in learning inner workings and processes of the advertising
industry
A creative mind, and a willingness to try methods that are “crazy, but
just might work”
The strength of character to stand up for what you believe
A desire to be a part of the ” Best Place to Work” in the Valley*

YOU WILL:
Have a friendly relationship with clients and vendors, commanding
respect and a passion for the industry
Act as a liaison between the Creative/Production teams and all other
departments, ensuring that all deadlines are met and projects are
completed within specified budgets
Generate estimates for all outside and internal costs
Manage broadcast production
Have good ideas and share them, even when they are not directly related
to your department
Work extensively with print, broadcast and interactive vendors to get
the highest quality product available for the greatest value
Track photography and talent usage
Attend press checks to ensure accuracy
Initiate, develop, drive and revise schedules
Coordinate and submit job number requests

YOU ARE:
Able to take and/or play a prank (By the way, your fly is down)
(Made you look)
Organized and able to manage internal and external traffic processes,
ensuring timely and accurate delivery of all marketing materials and
maintaining a current, efficient and thorough work archive
Proactive in suggesting ways to improve agency efficiency &
profitability
Personable and able to build lasting relationships with colleagues,
clients, vendors and barristas

YOU BELIEVE:
Every project has its own clearly defined strategy
In sound strategy. It's not about reaching the most people, it's about
reaching the right people
Friday at 4 p.m. is the perfect time for a beer cart to pass your office
to offer you a cold beverage

About Moses Anshell
Situated in the heart of Downtown Phoenix in a renovated plumbing-supply
warehouse, the 23-year-old agency was founded by Louie Moses and Jos
Anshell , still partners today. Moses Anshell is an integrated
marketing-communication agency in every aspect – advertising, public
relations, interactive and media strategy and placement. Recent honors
include, 'No. 1' Ad agency (Arizona Business Magazine's Ranking
Arizona), 'Ad Person of the Year,' (Ad2 Club), more than 30 ADDY awards
( Phoenix Ad Club) and the 'Best Place to Work in the Valley' (*The
Business Journal, No. 1 in small business category). For more
information visit, www.mosesanshell.com. Contact: info@mosesanshell.com

67.)  Communications Manager, HIBCC Phoenix, AZ

Qualifying Skills:
Must have bachelors degree in related field and 5+ years of relevant
experience;
Mature individual, independent, self-starter;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to write for diverse audience/mediums;
Proficiency with multiple computer applications (MS Office, Internet,
Web) with an emphasis on desktop publishing programs (Quark, InDesign,
Photoshop, etc);
Experience with meeting planning;
Experience with volunteer management and Boards of Directors.

Job Duties:
Primary responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
Oversee content development of internal and external communications
(letters, brochures, newsletters, white papers, direct mailings, etc);
Oversee design, layout, graphics for publications;
Coordinate/monitor staff assignments;
Meeting planning for small to large events;
Communication with Board and volunteers on variety of issues;
Provides support and counsel to CEO;
General office management.

Salary:
Salary competitive and commensurate with experience. Eligibility for
benefits package including medical, paid vacation and retirement plan
occurs after probationary period.

Please forward resume and salary requirements to:

Sara Polansky
General Managersph@hibcc.org.

68.)  Communications Coordinator, HIBCC, Phoenix, AZ

Qualifying Skills:
Must have bachelors degree in related field and 3+ years relevant
experience;
Ability to learn quickly and exercise sound judgement;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Proficiency with multiple computer applications (MS Office, Internet,
Web) with an emphasis on desktop publishing programs (Quark, InDesign,
Photoshop, etc);
Attention to detail and experience in proofing/editing processes.

Job Duties:
Primary responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
Content development of internal and external communications (letters,
brochures, newsletters, white papers, direct mailings, etc);
Design, layout, graphics for publications;
Meeting planning for small to large events;
Communication with Board and volunteers on variety of issues.

Salary:
Salary competitive and commensurate with experience. Eligibility for
benefits package including medical, paid vacation and retirement plan
occurs after probationary period.

Please forward resume and salary requirements to:

Sara Polansky
General Managersph@hibcc.org.

69.)  Corporate Communications Coordinator, Technorati, San Francisco,
CAhttp://www.technorati.com/about/jobs.html#comm

70.)  Guest Writers, Reed Business – Geo, Hydro International,
International

Reed Business Information Geo, the publisher of Hydro International, is
looking for people who would contribute by writing an article to any
forthcoming issue of this worldwide distributed magazine in the
hydrographic business, in a practical and informative way. We are
interested in practical or technical application-orientated articles
concerning hydrographic surveying, marine cartography, surveys in deep
or shallow water, the use of AUV's or ROV's, area reports, business
reports and any other hydrographic related topic. 
Reed Business Information Geo is looking for Guest Writers

Requirements Contents:  The article should be informative and limited in
its marketing contents concerning any product service or company within
or related to hydrography. We do not publish references, but they may be
included in the text.
Language:  English, in an easy readable style Typescript: 1,250 – 1,500
words Please deliver the typescript on diskette or by e-mail, preferably
on Microsoft Word, RTF or ASCII text.

Illustrations:  3 – 5 full-colour high-quality illustrations.
Illustrations may be relevant photographs, graphics, charts and tables.
Please, indicate the order of sequence, refer in the text to the
illustrations and make a short caption for each illustration. We prefer
to receive hard-copy illustrations (originals, slides or negatives). If
you decide to deliver digital illustrations, please make sure that they
have a resolution of 300 dpi (118 dpc) at reproduction size, are at
least 17 cm wide and conform to one of the following formats: EPS, TIFF,
JPEG, BMP or GIF (vector-orientated).

Sending of Material:  Please send the material direct to our editorial
co-ordinator at Reed Business Information Geo, Joost Boers, e-mail: joost.boers@reedbusiness.nl

Address:
Reed Business – Geo, P.O. Box 112, 8530 AC Lemmer The Netherlands
Tel.: +31 (0) 514 56 18 54
Fax.: +31 (0) 514 56 38 98
E-mail:
geo@reedbusiness.nl

Website: http://www.reedbusiness-geo.nl/

***  From Dee Ellison:

Ned — here's a job to post if you haven't already gotten it.

Missed you at the IABC party, but understand your priority in
celebrating your wife's birthday!

Hope you have great holidays and a fabulous 2007. And thank you so much
for the important — and fun — service you provide! You create a
community, which is so wonderful in today's crazy world.

Here's the job:

71.)  Writer, World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC

WWF is seeking a highly experienced Writer. This individual will be
responsibilities (THEY SHOULD PROOFREAD BETTER — THEY MEAN
RESPONSIBLE!) for the management of senior level correspondence
including proposals, employee communications, program briefings, gift
acknowledgements, presentations and other executive communications.

On a project-by-project basis, you will be coordinating assignments,
schedules and budgets incorporating the work of freelancers, creative
agencies, outside designers, and printers.

Qualification for this position includes a Bachelor's degree in English,
Journalism, Communications or related field. You must also have at least
seven years professional experience as a marketing copywriter or
executive speechwriter. Interest in international conservation and
environmental issues required; experience in conservation preferred.
Additional experience on related applications is required.

AA/EOE Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. To apply, please
visithttp://www.worldwildlife.org/about/jobs.cfm Job#27107.   

***  From Daniel Keith:

72.)  Business Development Manager, Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP,
Washington, DC

The Business Development Manager is responsible for the development and
implementation of focused marketing and business development strategies
for the firm's practice groups, assisting them in their client
development and retention activities.  Responsibilities include:
directing client and market research/analysis; drafting responses to
RFPs; preparing materials for pitches and presentations; utilizing the
firm's CRM system to support business development activities; developing
cross-marketing strategies; leading referral tracking and recognition;
and supervising staff.  
 
Additional duties for this position include, but are not limited to:
working with the Chief Marketing Officer on the development of a
comprehensive business development strategy for the firm and its
practice areas; managing the proposal process, including drafting and
editing responses, preparing presentation materials, tracking and
analyzing success rates and developing a proposal database; identifying
and assessing business development opportunities; expanding and
developing referral partnerships; analyzing the firm's client base
including tracking clients' life cycle, revenues generated and cost of
obtaining and keeping clients; coordinating the creation, development
and/or assembly of practice group collateral materials to support
business development efforts; actively participating in practice group
meetings, directing client and market research and analysis, including
researching industry trends, assessing competitive intelligence and
performing specific client analysis; as well as supervising marketing
staff as relates to business development projects.  
 
The candidate must have a Bachelors degree, preferably with a major in
marketing or business.  An MBA is a plus.  The qualified candidate
should possess a minimum of 10 years marketing and business development
experience, prior professional services experience, as well as an
advanced knowledge of CRM systems.  Previous supervisory experience is
required.  The candidate must also possess excellent oral and written
communications skills (samples will be required), the ability to speak
effectively, polished presentation and interpersonal skills; and strong
analytical, organizational, planning and project/time management skills.
 Candidate must be a self-motivator with a strong client service focus
and be able to work with minimum of supervision and with all levels of
personnel.  
 
Wiley Rein & Fielding is a leading national law firm widely recognized
for excellence, integrity, and efficiency. With offices in Washington,
DC and Northern Virginia, the firm has over 250 attorneys practicing in
more than two-dozen specialties of law. WRF offers an excellent benefits
package including medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement,
qualified transportation program, a generous retirement plan, fitness
center and much more.

Please send resumes to hr_mktg@wrf.com

***  From Michael Quinn:

Hello Ned,

Terri Johnson suggested that I email you about the opportunity I've
attached below. Any referrals or feedback you can give will be greatly
appreciated.

73.)  Corporate Director of Media Relations, Virtua Health System,
Marlton, NJ

The following is a direct link to information about the Corporate
Director of Media Relations opportunity at Virtua Health System:
http://www.synergyorg.com/career_opportunity_18.html

Information about Virtua Health System can be found at:http://www.virtua.org

I would be happy to speak with anyone you might recommend for this
exciting opportunity, and welcome suggestions of individuals with whom
we should network.
If interested, please e-mail or fax me a copy of your resume for review.

Thank you for your help. I look forward to speaking with you again.

Best regards,
Michael Quinn
The Synergy Organization
Phone: 215-638-9777
Fax: 215-638-2720Mike@synergyorg.com
www.synergyorg.com

P.S. While you are visiting our site, click through some of the
progressive services we provide. I would be glad to speak with you or
anyone else you may know who could benefit from our innovative and
proven services.

74.)  Sr Director or VP Media Operations, WebVisible, Irvine, CA http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=184856

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

75.)  Business Communications Analysts / RFP Writer, ADP::VirtualEdge,
Newton, PA
 
ADP::VirtualEdge is a worldwide leader in Talent Lifecycle Software.
ADP::VE provides the enterprise software foundation enabling companies
to optimize the flow of talent throughout the organization,
significantly improving productivity and fundamentally impacting the
overall capital of the business. Companies turn to ADP::VirtualEdge to
help them enable Power Recruiting professionals to significantly improve
productivity, build and retain a high-quality workforce and
fundamentally impact the overall talent capital of the business.
Offering the world's smartest, most intuitive and fully personalized
solutions, our vision is to deliver strategic value throughout our
partner's organization.

ADP::VE is the trusted solution partner for approximately one million
users at more than 140 enterprises in over 80 countries. Many of the
world's foremost organizations such as Agilent Technologies, Avery
Dennison, Campbell Soup Company, CITGO, Delta, Genworth Financial, Honda
of America Manufacturing, Rohm and Haas, sanofi-aventis, The Schwan Food
Company, Schneider National Inc., and SunGard utilize our solutions.

ADP::VirtualEdge is looking for an experienced Business Communications
Analyst to add to our growing team. The ideal candidate for this
position will have extensive experience in responding to RFP's, requests
for information, etc. Primary duties for this position will be to manage
the proposal process for VirtualEdge, working closely with our sales and
management teams to respond to requests for proposals.

This highly visible, critical position requires the ability manage
multiple projects simultaneously:
.   Manage the entire RFP process including writing, editing, and working
with SME's
.   Review Proposals/ RFP's in conjunction with the Sales Resource for
viability, content & questions
.   Coordinate content from Sales Team, Marketing, Finance and C-Level
VirtualEdge staff – the ability to be “professionally persistent” is a
must!
.   Ensuring on-time delivery of proposal materials delivered in the
required format (soft copy, hard copy, CD, etc.)
.   Support Sales Directors in driving the sales of product and services
.   Maintain and utilize VE's RFP content database, RFP Machine by
Pragmatech
Requirements:
.   Extensive business writing experience including Proposal/RFP
generation
.   A proven track record of creating effective, clear, and concise
documentation.
.   Ability to gather information from multiple sources into coherent
content.
.   Ability to identify and write for multiple audiences.
.   Ability to meet tight deadlines and project goals.
.   Ability to prioritize responsibilities and work independently.
.   Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
.   Experience with Pragmatech RFP Machine highly preferred.
.   Related BA/BS degree together with 2-3 years proposal writing or
pre-sales experience required
.   Demonstrated ability to work with sales professionals and present
technical concepts in a clear manner to customers through proposals
.   Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills – must
have proven ability to communicate to a wide variety of audiences at all
levels of an organization: from Executives to Sales people.
.   Knowledge of hiring management model and /or human resource management
software preferred.
Interested candidates should apply on our career center at www.VirtualEdge.Apply2jobs.com.http://www.virtualedge.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=DSPView&Lookupid=97&CurrentPage=1

***  Mark Sofman sends this week's alternative selection:

Ned:

Here' s an alternative selection for your delectation (and perhaps the
10,000+ JOTWers). 

If you're a Trout Bum looking to get in shape and get in some fine
fishing, this might do the trick.  Besides, the scenery will be hard to
beat.

Mark

76.)  Hod Carrier, IDAHO DEPT. OF LABOR, Ketchum, Idaho
   
Job Description
 
Work is in the Ketchum/SunValley area. Will mix and carry mud for
masons. The employer provides transportation to and from work. Must be
able to communicate well and have a valid Idaho drivers license due to
driving company van. Pay starts at $12 per hour with no experience and
$14 per hour with experience. Experience is preferred but not necessary.
The employer is willing to train. Work Monday through Friday. Leave Twin
Falls at 6:30 a.m. Drug free workplace.

Link: http://www.jobsearch.org/seeker/jobsearch/quick?action=JobSearchViewJob&JobSearch_JobId=36017550&JobSearchType=JobSearch

***  Nine sure-fire ways to choke brainstorming
http://www.cornerbarpr.com/spikedarticles/index.cfm?catid=1001

***  Yankee IABC MetroWest Luncheon

January 11, 2007, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Joe's American Bar & Grill (Shopper's World) Framingham

Topic of Discussion – Virtual Teams
Are you in a corporate role, trying to assemble a virtual team to
successfully execute a major project? Or, are you a consultant
participating on such a team? The potential hazards and pitfalls of
virtual teams could undermine success, especially when members have
never met and never worked together before.  Done right, though, such
teams can be extremely effective and rewarding. Come to this discussion
to learn or to share your experiences with virtual team management and
participation.
Contact: Susanna Zysk [events@yankeeiabc.org]

***  Weekly Piracy Report:

13.12.2006  0030 UTC in position 08:45S – 013:17E, Luanda Roads, Angola.

Robbers in small boats boarded a ro-ro ship via the anchor chain. They
escaped when they realised the crew had detected their presence.
The locks on the forepeak store had been forced open. Nothing stolen. 
Master advised all ships bound for Luanda to maintain a vigilant
anti-piracy watch and have all main deck lights on.
 
11.12.2006  0200 LT in position : 05:00N – 00:00, Tema, Ghana.
Seven robbers armed with knives boarded a chemical tanker at anchor and
tied up the duty AB's legs and hands and kept him at knife point.  The
robbers entered forecastle store and stole ship's stores and lowered
them into a canoe waiting alongside.  The AB untied himself and reported
to the Duty Officer who raised alarm and informed port control. A patrol
boat arrived and searched the surrounding area but could not find the
canoe or robbers.  
 
01.11.2006  at km 346 Parana River Anchorage, Argentina.
17 robbers boarded a general cargo ship. They destroyed communication
equipment on board, broke into containers and stole electronic and other
goods from the vessel. The robbers escaped in a boat.  The vessel
contacted a naval base which responded by sending three naval cutters. 
The navy succeeded in intercepting the pirate boat marked “Luchando Voy”
bearing no. “M-1085”.  The robbers were arrested and stolen goods
confiscated. Robbers will be prosecuted in a local court.

***  Today's ball cap:  Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman (From Crystal
Rockwood)

***  Today's coffee mug:  Centerbeam (courtesy of Kirstin Burke)

***  Today's T-shirt:  Visit Your Mother! – See Nature – Go Camping –
Eureka! (Thanks to Carol Cundey)

***  Today's featured musical entertainment:  The Knickernbockers

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This is the last JOTW for 2006.  have a happy and safe New Year!

“Count your blessings. Once you realize how valuable you are and how
much you have going for you, the smiles will return, the sun will break
out, the music will play, and you will finally be able to move forward
the life that God intended for you with grace, strength, courage, and
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