JOTW 30-2007


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JOTW 30-2007

23 July 2007

www.nedsjotw.com

“Speak when you are angry – and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.”

– Dr. Laurence J. Peter

Welcome to the free Job of the Week e-mail networking newsletter for professional communicators.

It's all about the unanticipated positive consequences of “nedworking!” Say this out loud. Now say it again. Read JOTW to see how these unanticipated consequences can have an impact on others. Then start networking so something great will happen to you.

JOTW is a cooperative service that relies on the contributions of its members, like you. We share job opportunities, news and information about the job market, as well as swapping stories about life's peculiarities.

First of all, it doesn't cost you a cent. How does it work? If you find out about a job opportunity in communications, send it to me (lundquist989@cs.com), and I'll share it with the JOTW network. It's that simple. And we share dozens of opportunities each week. Did I mention it was free? Your friends can sign up by sending a blank e-mail to JOTW-subscribe@topica.com. It's free for them, too.

I never give out, rent, or sell my list, and neither does Topica. But I may use the power of this network in my own special way to enrich myself as a small compensation for my efforts. Like sending an email to you that somebody paid me to send. But never do I give the list away.

In this thrilling issue:

*** One Paragraph Pitch

1.) Editorial Internship, Military Sealift Command, Washington, DC

2.) Communications Professional, PJM Interconnection, Norristown, PA

3.) Account Executive, Development Counsellors International (DCI), NY, NY

4.) Internet Marketing Communications Program Manager, Xerox Corporation, Portland, Oregon

5.) Associate Director, Development Communications, Main Campus, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

6.) Marketing Communications Manager, Houghton Mifflin Learning Technology, EVANSTON, IL

7.) Communications Assistant, Development/Law Center, Law Center Advancement Office (OA), Georgetown University, Washington, DC

8.) Senior Writer, Corporate Communications, Vistage International, San Diego, California

9.) MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR III, City of Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach, Virginia

10.) Senior Director, Corporate Communications, FAST USA, Needham, MA

11.) AE, DBC Public Relations, Washington, DC

12.) Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations, Earthwatch Institute, Maynard, Massachusetts

13.) COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT, The International Council on Human Rights Policy, Geneva, Switzerland

14.) Associate Director, Marketing and Brand Management, The ALS Association, Calabasas Hills, CA

15.) SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLICATIONS RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, MEASURE Evaluation Project, Chapel Hill, NC

16.) Speech Writer, Nortel Government Solutions (NGS), WASHINGTON NAVY YARD, DC

17.) Corporate Communications Specialist, Nortel Government Solutions (NGS),

FT MEADE, MD

18.) Executive Director of Public Policy and Communications, Citizen Schools, Washington, DC or Boston, Massachusetts

19.) SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS & ADVOCACY TECHNICAL MANAGER, AED Center for Health Policy & Capacity Development

Washington, DC

20.) Paid Internship, GYMR Public Relations, Washington, DC

21.) COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLICATIONS CONSULTANT, Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO), Washington, DC

22.) Marketing Assistant, The New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, UK

23.) Marketing Manager, The De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex, UK

24.) Web Manager, External Relations, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC

25.) Sr Director, Public Affairs, Wyeth, Collegeville, PA

26.) SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER, International Council of AIDS Service Organizations (ICASO), Toronto, ON, Canada

27.) WEB & COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE, Brainstorm Creative Resources, Washington, DC

28.) Producer and Web Developer, OmniStudio, Washington, DC

29.) PAID PRESS INTERNSHIP, Congressman Ed Markey, Washington, DC

30.) COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT, GAIN, Geneva, Switzerland

31.) Communications Manager, The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, GA

31.) Marketing Communications Coordinator, LoJack, Westwood, MA

32.) COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, The CORE Group, Washington, DC

33.) Senior Writer Dev, Marketing and Communications, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

34.) Marketing & PR Director, Room to Read, San Francisco, CA

35.) Public Information Officer, City of Duncanville, Duncanville, TX

36.) COMMUNICATIONS/MARKETING MANAGER, Institute for War & Peace Reporting (IWPR), New York, NY

38.) COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR, Corporate Accountability International, Boston, MA

39.) Director of Communications, Salem Academy and College, Winston-Salem, NC

40.) Public Relations Director, VantagePoint, Greenville, SC

41.) Communications and Special Events Coordinator, Doorways for Women and Families, Arlington, VA

42.) Communications Consultant, CASEL, Chicago, IL

43.) Web Marketing/Content Developer, D S SIMON PRODUCTIONS, NYC, NY

44.) Communications Coordinator, Breast Cancer Fund, San Francisco, CA

45.) Vice President of Government & Community Relations, Government & Community Relations, New York City Economic Development Corporation, NY, NY

46.) Fundraising – PR Assistant, Seedlings Braille Books for Children, Livonia, MI

47.) Pr Research Manager/PR Consultant, PRIME RESEARCH, Ann Arbor, Michigan

48.) Integrated Marketing Communications Specialist/Editor, University

Marketing and Communications, Michigan Technological University,

Houghton, MI

49.) Copywriter, Kalmbach Publishing Co., Waukesha, WI

50.) Assistant Editor, Trains Magazine, Kalmbach Publishing Co., Waukesha, WI

51.) Public Relations Account Executive, The Cyphers Agency, Annapolis, MD

52.) Corporate Relations Manager, Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, New York, New York

53.) Communications Specialist, Water Environment Research Foundation, Alexandria, VA

54.) Outreach and Communications Coordinator, PeopleFund, Austin, TX

55.) Director, Marketing and Development, Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation, New York, New York

56.) Senior Art Director, Wendt Advertising, Great Falls, MT

58.) Coordinator, Arizona State University Office of University Initiatives, Tempe, AZ

59.) Assistant Director of Communication, Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Tempe, AZ

60.) Web/Graphic Designer, AIG Financial Advisors, Phoenix, AZ

61.) Communications Coordinator, Justice Project, Washington, D.C.

62.) Associate Writer / Researcher (Intern), Integrated Regional Information Networks, Nairobi, Kenya

63.) Design & Product Development Coordinator (full-time), Communications Dept., NATIONAL CLUB ASSOCIATION, Washington, DC

64.) Communication Advisor, MSF – Holland, Amsterdam, Netherlands

65.) Creative Services Producer, KYMA-TV, Channel 11, Sunbelt Communications, Yuma, AZ

66.) EXECUTIVE WRITER, MAJOR FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANY, TEXAS-BASED

67.) Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, National Urban League, New York, NY

68.) Publications Officer, Small Arms Survey, Geneva, Switzerland

69.) DIRECTOR OF MARKETING, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD

70.) Senior Communications Manager, content transformation, Northern VA

71.) Communications Manager, scientific and professional organization, Washington, DC

72.) Account Executive, public policy and investment information publisher, Washington, DC

73.) Copy Writing and Communications Specialist, RUN Property, Melbourne Metro, VIC Australia

74.) Staff Photojournalist, Fauquier Times-Democrat, Warrenton, VA

75.) Director of Integrated Media – Internet Group, Saga Communications, Grosse Point Farms, MI

76.) SENIOR EDITORIAL ASSISTANT, Research Department, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Washington, D.C.

77.) Manager – Corporate and Employee Communications, Verizon, Basking Ridge, New Jersey

78.) Communications Manager, USO of Metropolitan Washington, Fort Myer, Virginia

79.) Internet Marketing Coordinator, Franklin Mint, Exton, PA

80.) Communications Manager, Pepco Holdings, Newark, DE

81.) Special Events/PR Manager, Boscovs, Wilmington, DE

82.) Marketing Coordinator – rsvp.com.au, RSVP, Sydney, NSW Australia

83.) Coordinator, Corporate Communications (Marketing), Delta Dental of California, San Francisco, CA

84.) Managing Editor, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California

85.) Senior DoD Communications Strategist, JANSON Communications, Manassas, VA

86.) PAID Intern/Account Trainee, CarryOn Communication, Los Angeles, CA

87.) AVP, Internal Communications, Countrywide Financial, Thousand Oaks, CA

88.) Director of Communications, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, Columbia, MO

89.) Strategic Communications Specialist I/II/III, Public Affairs Department, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Washington, DC

90.) Senior Account Executive or Account Supervisor, Environics Communications, Washington, DC

91.) Intern – Corporate Communications, NBC Universal, New York, NY

92.) Marketing Communications Specialist, Medtronic, Goleta, CA

93.) Director of Communications Strategy & Research, financial services firm, metropolitan Boston

94.) Senior Managing Director, public relations company, New York City, NY

95.) Spanish Language Media Organizer, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), Miami, FL

96.) SVP/Employee Communications, Cleveland, OH

97.) DIRECTOR, WORLDWIDE TALENT ATTRACTION, ACQUISITION AND MOVEMENT For Privately-Held Leading Public Relations Agency

98.) Media Officer (part-time), Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC), Adelaide, SA, Australia

99.) PR Assistant/PA – Total Exposure, Johannesburg, South Africa

100.) Assistant Editorial Manager – Review Department Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC

…and more than you expected! All for less than a large bottle of San Pellegrino sparkling water.

*** One Paragraph Pitch:

Greetings,

My name is David Small. I have 10 years experience as an Air Force officer, primarily in the field of Public Affairs. In that role, I focused on strategic communications, having shaped and delivered messages tailored for multiple individual audiences. I am well versed in creating and executing holistic communications plans and am an articulate spokesman for sensitive issues. I also have experience working with Congressional audiences and conducting media analysis with governmental policy implications. My military experience has made me a strong leader and manager, having successfully led organizations in excess of 80 people. I hold an active TS-SCI clearance. I am a detail-oriented team leader, having put that skill to work for marketing and organizing large-scale events. In the marketing field, I also have experience with corporate branding. My educational background is Journalism and Mass Communication. I also hold a Master's degree in Information Resources Management, which I put to use managing multi-million-dollar telecommunicationss projects. I will officially separate the service in Sept 2007, but will be available for new career opportunities in July. I can be reached at david.small@alumni.unc.edu or

(703) 901-9527.

Thanks,

David Small

*** Can you do this for me?

Hi, Edward! Can you please change my address? that you send.

L.A.

(I can't do that for you. But you can. Here's how:

Send a blank e-mail from you old account o JOTW-unsubscribe@topica.com.

Then send a blank e-mail from your new account to JOTW-subscribe@topica.com.)

Ned

*** Where did JOTW go?

Ned,

What happened to the listing at Corner Bar. There's no update from January.

Amaya Smith

Deputy Press Secretary/Regional & Speciality Media

Democratic National Committee

*** From Lisa Lundbberg:

Noticed that the last posting was in January – is everything alright?

(I’ve notified Rich Barger at CornerBarPR.com. But you should be aware of the fact that CornerBarPR is not my site. Please visit www.nedsjotw.com.)

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*** Meat on a stick:

She was smoking a cigar, standing over the embers in the smoking brazier. There was no way to really tell how old she was. Ned asked her what kind of meat she was selling. The answer might surprise you. Read the July 18 issue of DEFCON 1 at www.nedsjotw.com.

*** Joe Quimby’s been there, ate that:

Ned,

As many of us who receive your newsletters have been to Olongapo, I want you to know that I am still smiling and laughing out loud about your note on “meat on a stick.”

Thanks,

Joe

See: http://www.nedsjotw.com/blog/_archives/2007/7/18/3101514.html

*** Sponsor the JOTW for one month for just $1,000. Make your case in front of 10,000 influential communication professionals. This l go up on 1 Sept.

*** From Judy Allison:

Larvae and let larvae.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070718/ap_on_fe_st/odd_bug_in_head

*** From J.C.:

Big fan, but…Moving this [recent Can’t Wait announcement] as a can't wait debases your excellent brand a bit, I think.

(So I should not get revenue from JOTW? If I can send one announcement like this for $200 each week, I can make $10K. You say I shouldn't?)

Not my point at all.

I think the service is great, and that you'd be crazy not to be taking advantage of the economic opportunities that come as a result. You deserve it.

It is the use of your “can't wait” header over an advertisement that caught my attention.

Consider this anlaogy: For years, I have subscribed to the Wall Street Journal for years, where I see plenty of ads and sponsored content in both online and print editions. That's all part of the deal. I'm also signed up to get breaking news from them. But it would be an unwelcome change and breach of expectations in the use experience if they started emailing me ads under a 'breaking news' heading.

Even Uncle Rupert might think twice about that. It's a misleading way to package an ad, and it would make the service less credible, and hence less valuable to me the user. Over the long run, that makes me the user less valuable to the advertiser.

Consider the comments as coming from a loyal fan. Really.

(So how do you propose I package the special listings?)

That's the $200 question, I suppose.

Might look at how others have tackled the question. Maybe 'special message from the sponsors who help make this possible' type flag?

Maybe some sponsorship message in the email or on the site?

Media Bistro might be a model. They just sold for $23M, so they must have been doing something right.

Will think more on this.

Again, take this in the spirit of constructive feedback rather than customer bitching.

(Consider it the $300 question. The rates go up on September 1. And I will consider selling JOTW for $23 million.)

*** From A. H.:

I subscribe to your JOTW and although I thought I'd saved it I can't seem to find info on your “can't wait” opportunities… cost, etc. Can you pass that on to me as I think I may have something for it? Much thx.

(I charge $200 for a one-time blast to the list. It then gets posted to the website.)

*** Product endorsements:

Will Michael Vick be able to endorse dog fighting products? Any suggestions?

*** Quote:

Don't think this is “top of the page” but…

The BBC's Graham Norton described the Spice Girls' Word Reunion Tour as the “Mutton Dressed as Lamb Tour.”

I laughed so hard, I almost fell off my couch!

Sincerely,

Carl Dombek

*** IABC/Washington Annual Networking and Resume Review/Career Counseling Night

This is an invitation to the chapter's monthly professional development meeting with paid buffet and parking.

One of IABC/Washington's signature events, the Annual Networking and

Resume Review/Career Counseling Night is a sweat-free tradition in the

D. C. Metro area's public relations and business community.

Not only is it an opportunity to meet and mingle with communicators from all over the area, it is also a chance for free resume review and career counseling sessions, which will be conducted by senior communicators who are generously volunteering their time.

This year, our special guest speaker is Lisa Goodman, President,

Professional Imaging, LLC, who will offer tips and advice on creating

(or refining) the look of professional success.

Want to sign up for a free resume review/career counseling session? More information when you register – and don't miss this signature event!

NOTE OUR LOCATION at Tivoli Restaurant, right above the Rosslyn Metro

stop (Orange/Blue lines). PARKING IS INCLUDED with your registration.

JOIN & GO – Take a $50 trial membership in IABC/Washington and enjoy

chapter benefits including member prices for this event.

IABC/Washington gratefully acknowledges the support of Booz Allen

Hamilton and Bates Creative Group.

WHEN

Thursday, August 9, 2007 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

WHERE

Tivoli Restaurant

1700 N. Moore Street

Above Rosslyn Metro (Blue/Orange lines) Parking is included Arlington,

VA 22209

www.iabcdc.org

*** Posting your resume at www.nedsjotw.com:

It’s been about a month now, and lots of you have posted your resume at www.nedsjotw.com. It is not perfect, so I would like to hear from you all. Do we need to change how we manage this feature?

*** When disaster strikes:

I was picking up Laura’s car from the service department at Springfield Toyota where it received a 65,000-mile check up when I notice something on the TV in the waiting room. Wolf Blitzer, my friend, is introducing a story about the Battle Stations 21 trainer that I visited just a few weeks ago. Here’s the story, as sent to me by John Sheppard who accompanied me through the all-night training session. Some of the people in this story are the same people we watched and talked to.

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2007/07/18/oppenheim.navy.disaster.ship.cnn

I should note that the true purpose of this facility is to provide a realistic “final exam” to test Recruits on everything they’ve learned during Boot camp, and emphasize how and why these procedures they’ve been taught are so important to save a ship or a shipmate. The real goal is to get these soon-to-be-Sailors to work and fight as a team.

*** Gameday:

How do they do that? How do they know where the pitch went relative to the strike zone? How do they know how it broke?

*** Yankees coming on strong, now third in AL Wild card race:

Cleveland 57 40 .588

Seattle 54 41 .568

New York 51 46 .526

Minnesota 51 47 .520

*** From Christie Susko:

Ned: Some of your list members might be interesting in this event, targeted toward CEOs. Please post if this is of interest to you and your group.

Christine

CEO Roundtable Series:

Building Company Value Today for a Successful Exit Tomorrow

C-level executives spend 99% of their day as the “go to” resource reacting to today’s crisis rather than executing on initiatives that will build company value and result in huge payoffs. Executives who master the right balance focus on building reoccurring revenue streams, more efficient distribution channels, higher lifetime customer value, sustainable differentiators and brand leadership.

Exit your “day” job for a morning with peers at this exclusive CEO Roundtable where finance and operations expert, Jody Ruth will facilitate a discussion on evaluating your business’ operational strength, assessing which gaps to focus on to maximize value and the rules high-growth companies should follow to increase value from operations. And branding expert Kim Guarino will continue our discussion on how firms can achieve brand leadership, evaluate sustainable differentiators and assess positioning strategies whether the goal is expansion or exit.

Eligibility: To maintain a peer-to-peer environment, this event is limited to owners, CEOs & executive VPs in high-growth companies with $10M+ annual revenues or serial entrepreneurs with similar past performance.

Agenda:

Registration 7:00-7:30 am

Breakfast & Networking 7:30-8:00 am

Roundtables 8:00-10:00 am

Details:

Tuesday, July 31

7:30-10:00 am

The Tower Club

8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 1700, Vienna, VA

Register Today (link to http://ceoroundtableseries.eventbrite.com)

Thanks!

Christie Susko

703-683-6554

*** Scum power:

Aquaflow Bionomic Corp. is working with support from Boeing and Air New Zealand to develop an aviation biofuel made of wild algae derived from bacterial pond scum. The research is being conducted in secret, but the company in December displayed a Land Rover powered by its blend of 5% algae biofuel with 95% diesel.

http://www.smh.com.au/news/technology/secret-kiwi-fuel-ingredient-is-pond-scum/2007/07/19/1184559919499.html

*** Great News!

Here’s an important announcement for those who know Agnesa Secerkadic–Abaspahic:

Dragi prijatelji,

zelimo podijeliti s vama izvrsne novosti.

9. jula 2007. godine u Opcoj bolnici u Sarajevu, rodio se nas sin Mak Abaspahic, tezak 3,850 kg i dug 51 cm.

S ponosom vas obavjestavam da se radilo o potpuno prirodnom porodjaju koji je prosao super.

U prilogu se nalazi par fotografija malog djecaka.

Puno pozdrava

sretni roditelji

Haris i Agnesa

*** Send an announcement to the 500-plus defense industry professionals on the Defense Career Opportunity Newsletter (DEFCON 1) list for just $200. Contact Ned at lundquist989@cs.com.

You can subscribe to the newsletter for free by sending a blank email to DCO-subscribe@topica.com.

*** Shonali at the Playboy mansion:

Ned,

Had a GREAT time at the Mansion – I do have to submit a full report for JOTW, but am a tad pre-occupied with some animal welfare stuff, as everyone can imagine, with the recent news… so hopefully a full report will follow later this week, but for now – the secret of what I wore is out: a little grey number by Leona Edmiston (sorry, Marty!). It was an unbelievably surreal experience, with several kinds of party animal to be seen, including bunnies, two- and four-legged, peacocks (including a white one), monkeys and the L.A. special… the Hollywood wannabe. As to why I was there – the ASPCA will be airing a TV PSA on spay/neuter in a few months, and it was premiered at this event, a fundraiser for a local, L.A.-based animal rescue group (folks interested can visit www.aspcaspay.org for more info).

I'm attaching some photos in case you can use them for the site, and once I upload them to my Ofoto account (oops, I mean Kodak Gallery!) – will send the link around… but here you go for now.

Also – can you remind everyone that the IABC/Washington Annual Networking Night, which includes free Career Counseling & Resume Review sessions is on August 9? Details & sign-up info on www.iabcwashington.org; and those seeking to get free review/counseling sessions AND those senior communicators willing to volunteer their time should contact me separately at shonalib@aspca.org . A reminder to all that even if you volunteer your time – which we are VERY grateful for – we can't comp you your registration – so people still need to sign up via our site.

Thank you! And everyone please be nice to animals –

Shonali

SHONALI BURKE, ABC

(I have posted a few of the photos at www.nedsjotw.com.)

*** It’s not over until it’s over over:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cw_Y85Mi7Tg

*** You are invited to participate in the 2007 IABC Heritage Region

Conference “Active Agendas” program. Your participation can make our

conference more memorable for student and professional attendees.

The payoff is huge-a communication plan or campaign that is created to

address an issue or opportunity your company or organization is likely

to encounter.

By participating, you'll get the floor at a special conference session

to explain a case or situation that can be addressed by a communication initiative. Later during the session, you'll hear back from student teams who worked on your case and reduced the needed communication initiative into an actionable plan. The team presenting the solution showing the most promise and innovation wins!

Joining the excitement of “Active Agendas” is easy. We need the

following information from you about your company or organization and

the problem or opportunity to be addressed by a communication

initiative:

1. Title (name of problem or opportunity)

2. Your contact information (name, e-mail address, and phone

number)

3. Your company/organization name

4. Short description of the problem/opportunity

5. Short description on the background/situation of the

problem/opportunity

6. The objective(s) of your communication initiative (no more than

three objectives, please!)

7. How success will be measured by your company/organization

Please e-mail your information to:

Greg DeBlasio, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Public Relations, Northern

Kentucky University

E-mail: deblasiog1@nku.edu

Deadline for submitting information: Friday, August 10, 2007

If your company/organization is selected for an “Active Agendas”

presentation, you will hear from us by August 17, 2007. A

representative from your company/organization will need to be present at the “Active Agenda” session during the conference.

Once you submit your information, there is little more for you to do but attend the conference event and take part in a real-time problem-solving session!

Sincerely,

Greg DeBlasio, Ph.D.

Conference Co-chair for Student Participation

2007 IABC Heritage Region Conference – “Creativity.Strategy.Technology”

October 14-16, 2007

Greater Cincinnati, OH/Northern Kentucky

www.iabcheritageregion/conference2007

*** From Tim Boulay:

1.) Editorial Internship, Military Sealift Command, Washington, DC

Ned,

I just found out yesterday that I can hire a college intern for the upcoming school year in my public affairs office at Military Sealift Command at the Washington Navy Yard. This editorial clerk will assist with media searches and clippings, preparing weekly internal publications, and writing and editing press releases and feature stories. The timeframe is for the school year, from approximately Aug. 20 through May 2008. Pay is a little over $13 per hour for 20-30 hours per week. It's a good opportunity for a communications, journalism, mass communications/media studies, political communications or public relations major.

There are only two downsides:

– I need to have resumes forwarded by July 31, as I will need to make the decision soon,

– and the hours. For the internship to be worthwhile to me, I need the student to be in the office at 7 a.m. at least three times a week to assist in preparing clips.

If any college student in the Washington, D.C., area with the above majors is interested, please forward a copy of your resume to sandra.graham@navy.mil

*** From Paula DuPont-Kidd:

Ned –

Here is an opportunity in the Valley Forge area. Could you please include in your next scintillating, ever-growing Job of the Week?

Thanks-

Paula DuPont-Kidd

PJM Corporate Communications

media line: 866.PJM.NEWS

** P.S. I have been a proud subscriber of JOTW for years–probably since the beginning.

2.) Communications Professional, PJM Interconnection, Norristown, PA

PJM Interconnection, a regional transmission organization, plays a vital role in the U.S. electric power system ensuring the reliability of the electric power supply system in 13 states and the District of Columbia; operating an efficient, effective wholesale electricity market.

The PJM Corporate Communications Department is seeking a Communications Professional to work in a technology-oriented environment. The department develops and implements internal and external communications strategies, plans and programs including employee engagement activities aligned with PJM’s goals and objectives, media relations, collateral development, research and executive communications such as speech writing. The Communications Professional initiates and maintains internal communications programs (including electronic communications such as newsletters and the intranet) and assists with media relations with both state/regional and trade media. As part of the department, the Communications Professional’s supports, as needed, two Senior Communications Professionals and the Manager-Media Relations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Consults with PJM management and the Manager-Media Relations to develop and support strategies, key messages and vehicles for communications that sustain specific PJM initiatives.

• As appropriate, serves as spokesperson to internal and external audiences.

• Performs research, writes and edits articles, internal/external publications, speeches and other communication documents for presentation to employees, the PJM membership, regulators, the media and the Board of Managers.

• Develops and implements tactical plans consistent with the department’s strategy.

• Implements or supports department initiatives.

Required:

• A minimum of three years progressively responsible, relevant professional communications experience.

• BS/BA Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, English, a related field or additional experience in a related field as a substitute for a degree.

• Demonstrated ability to write/edit in a variety of formats, including internal communications, news releases, executive speeches and brochures.

• Demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines and to operate successfully in a highly charged and constantly changing environment.

• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to develop positive relationships.

For a complete job description and/or to apply, visit http://www.pjm.com/about/job-search.html and select Job ID# 600

*** From Mira Meghdessian:

Hello,

Could you please post the following job opening?

Thank you!

Mira

3.) Account Executive, Development Counsellors International (DCI), NY, NY

Development Counsellors International (DCI), a unique New York-based public relations firm, is seeking a results-oriented Account Executive to join our growing Economic Development division.

DCI is the only public relations and marketing firm in the world to specialize exclusively in Economic Development and Tourism. Since 1960, DCI has partnered with over 350 cities, states and countries to help them create and maintain a prosperous and sustainable economy through the attraction of investors and visitors.

For more information about our firm, please visit www.aboutdci.com.

Position Description: We’re looking to hire an Account Executive with 1 – 2 years of media and client relations experience to provide media relations, writing and research support to a growing roster of clients including (but not limited to) Cincinnati, North Carolina, New Zealand and Louisiana.

Start Date: As soon as possible.

Position Requirements:

Proven media relations skills:

– A solid understanding of how to craft a “newsworthy” pitch

– Excellent writing and research skills

– Ability to communicate effectively over the phone and in person to a business audience

– A genuine interest in the business press

– An interest in economic development marketing

Beyond media relations, we’re looking for someone with:

– Excellent client relations skills

– Strong writing and analytical skills

– A goal-oriented, “can do” attitude

– Ability to work independently

– Creative problem-solving abilities

– Preferred but not required: Undergraduate or graduate study in either public relations, journalism, international business, international affairs or economics.

DCI Offers the Right Candidate:

– Competitive Salary

– Performance-based bonus/incentive program

– Unique “Open Book” Management System

– Flexible Start Times and Summer Hours Program

– Health Coverage and 401-K Plan

– Positive Work Environment That Values Both Teamwork and Individual Growth

– Strong Opportunities for Professional Advancement

Contact:

Please email your resume and a cover letter on “Why DCI?” to Mira Meghdessian at mira.meghdessian@dc-intl.com. Writing and media placement samples are encouraged.

4.) Internet Marketing Communications Program Manager, Xerox Corporation, Portland, Oregon

http://www.xerox-jobs.com/job/Internet-Marketing-Communications-Program-Manager-Job/50145/

*** From Elizabeth Lach:

Hi Ned – Thanks for all that you do! Here's another posting, with my contact information below. Thank you! – Elizabeth

5.) Associate Director, Development Communications, Main Campus, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

Overview:

The Associate Director, Development Communications provides writing and project management for Institutional Advancement (IA) communication initiatives. The Associate Director works closely with his/her colleagues in communications group – Director, Senior Writer and Editorial Assistant – as well as fundraising and alumni relations staff and the Communications & Marketing department. The IA communications team is a newly-formed group that provides communications strategy, writing and editing support, and project management to the entire office.

Responsibilities:

• Write, edit and/or research a variety of projects including brochures, proposals, reports, presentations, invitations, newsletters, acknowledgement letters, stewardship pieces, and other communication projects to support alumni relations efforts and cultivation and the solicitation and stewardship of donors and prospects.

• For writing projects, perform research activities, fact-finding and conduct interviews as needed with IIT faculty and staff, alumni, friends and volunteers.

• Serve as team leader for the review and reworking of the IA and alumni relations websites, work closely with directors to understand constituent needs, and write/edit content as needed.

• Work closely with the Director and the Editorial Assistant to establish and refine systems and protocol, including style guidelines for letters, proposals and other materials; review processes; and support for editing and writing assistance.

• Design and implement ongoing staff educational programs to ensure that IA staff understand key messages, improve basic writing/editing skills, and use systems and protocol.

• Manage the Editorial Assistant and advise on project management of printed materials; provide guidance on design, production and mailings.

• Manage monthly meetings with the C&M department and IA department on communications strategy, projects and challenges.

Qualifications:

• BA/BS required; degree in communications-related discipline a plus but not required.

• 5 – 7 years of related professional experience.

• Demonstrated skills in writing and editing; a strong portfolio.

• Superior organizational and time management skills required.

• Experience in design/production preferred.

• Experience working in nonprofit, higher education and/or development a plus.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to establish standards of quality, to communicate those standards clearly, and to assess communication effectiveness based on those standards.

About the university:

Founded in 1890, IIT is a Ph.D.-granting university with more than 6,700 students in engineering, sciences, architecture, psychology, design, humanities, business and law. IIT's interprofessional, technology-focused curriculum is designed to advance knowledge through research and scholarship, to cultivate invention improving the human condition, and to prepare students from throughout the world for a life of professional achievement, service to society, and individual fulfillment. The main campus is located at just minutes south of the Chicago Loop and is easily accessible via public transportation.

To apply:

Email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Elizabeth Lach, Director of Principal Gifts and Development Communications (lach@iit.edu), or visit www.iit.edu/hr.

6.) Marketing Communications Manager, Houghton Mifflin Learning Technology, EVANSTON, IL

https://hmco.ats.hrsmart.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=11393

*** From Elissa Free:

7.) Communications Assistant, Development/Law Center, Law Center Advancement Office (OA), Georgetown University, Washington, DC

This position provides the Law Center Advancement Office (OA) with administrative support for the communications team. The assistant

processes contracts and invoices and performs a variety of administrative duties, which include booking photographers, arranging photo sessions, contacting vendors, conducting photo and other

research and fact-checking for the magazine, proofreading magazine pages and filing photographs and other materials.

In addition, the position includes implementing new Web site designs provided by the Publications team and assisting with day to day maintenance of the Law Center Web site as a whole. The position is also responsible for tracking magazine subscriptions and editorial submissions and for answering correspondence. Some college and editorial and web site experience preferred. Experience in preparing digital photos for online usage, with Photoshop or similar software also preferred.

Prefer experience with coding html using non-WYSIWYG software. We desire a detail-oriented, hard working and highly organized individual.

$ 30,000.00 — $ 40,000.00

Date Posted: July 13, 2007

Apply through website at:

http://www10.georgetown.edu/hr/employment_services/joblist/jobs.html

Thank you!

8.) Senior Writer, Corporate Communications, Vistage International, San Diego, California

http://mytec.teconline.com/www/vistage/vis_jobdisplay_aut.asp?jid=2763

*** From Teresa Diaz:

Good Morning,

My colleague, Chuck Applebach, suggested we connect regarding the vacancy we have in our division for a Media & Communications Coordinator III; please see attached.

Full details, requirements and the application may be found at www.vbgov.com/careers

Please let me know if you have any question and thank you!

Teresa Diaz

Virginia Beach City Manager's Office

Media & Communications Group

2401 Courthouse Dr., Ste. 223

9.) MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR III, City of Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach, Virginia

The City of Virginia Beach is seeking a qualified candidate to research/write speeches, major addresses, proclamations and correspondence for the Mayor and Members of City Council; respond to media requests for information/interviews on a variety of issues, including controversial issues; provide the Mayor with background information and key points; provide staff support and direction for the Mayor's commissions and committees; research and write articles on behalf of the Mayor for local, regional and national industry publications; assists the Mayor with responsibilities on regional and national organizations such as the U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities and Virginia Municipal League; work in the Emergency Operations Center during emergencies and disasters, Alpha 1 status, to assist the Mayor with media requests and other related needs; a political science background, government knowledge or experience working in government at the local or state level is preferred; requires any combination of education above high school level and/or experience equivalent to 10 years in the fields of public relations, communications or marketing, speech writer, writer/editor or assistant editor. To apply on-line visit our web site at www.vbgov.com/careers. (by 7/31/07) EOE

Starting Salary $49,262.64

Virginia Beach, VA 23456

757.385.4407 (Office)

757.385.5665 (Fax)

tdiaz@VBgov.com

10.) Senior Director, Corporate Communications, FAST USA, Needham, MA

http://www.fastsearch.com/jobs.aspx?m=209&amid=8896

*** From Jessica Kenderian:

Hi Ned,

We have another job opening. Can you please include the below posting in next week’s newsletter?

Thanks.

11.) AE, DBC Public Relations, Washington, DC

A hip Georgetown public relations firm seeks a public relations account executive to manage clients, media relations and event marketing. Candidates must have at least 3-5 years of solid consumer PR experience and proven results in media relations. Superior client relations and event management experience also required, along with strong leadership, interpersonal, verbal, written and presentation communication skills. DBC Public Relations is a business-minded but creative public relations firm offering marketing support and media relations to a variety of consumer brands. DBC offers competitive salary and benefits — relocation assistance is considered. Only candidates that provide a resume and cover letter will be reviewed. Please e-mail and put “AE” in subject line. jobs@dbcpr.com. No phone calls please.

12.) Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations, Earthwatch Institute, Maynard, Massachusetts

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=13314

13.) COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT, The International Council on Human Rights Policy, Geneva, Switzerland

The incumbent will be responsible for communicating the work of the Council using a range of paper and electronic technologies. S/he must have strong skills in electronic and communications systems including website, e-communication and database management.

http://www.comminit.com/vacancy3167.html

*** From Michelle Veals:

Good morning, Ned.

I’d like to post the attached position on JOTW. Please let me know what next steps need to be taken.

Thank you.

Michelle Veals

Executive Office Administrator

The ALS Association

National Office

27001 Agoura Road, Suite 150

Calabasas Hills, CA 91301

Fax: (818) 880-9006

E-mail: michelle@alsa-national.org

14.) Associate Director, Marketing and Brand Management, The ALS Association, Calabasas Hills, CA

The Associate Director, Marketing and Brand Management has responsibility for managing the ongoing branding process at The ALS Association under the direction of the Vice President, Communications. In this role, the associate director will have a primary focus on assisting affiliates and national departments with implementing the brand components according to standards set forth in The ALS Association Style Guide.

Additional core responsibilities include reviewing Association material to ensure adherence to brand standards across the organization and serving as the primary liaison between The Association and design vendors and agencies in areas related to brand refinement, brand messaging and the development of new brand concepts.

The Associate Director, Marketing and Brand Management will participate with department staff and outside agencies in implementing and managing integrated marketing, advertising, e-philanthropy and branding initiatives that establish and reinforce awareness of The ALS Association as the preeminent organization in the fight against ALS at the local, national and international levels.

Effectiveness in this mid-level position requires creativity in incorporating Association key messages within all communications including marketing, publications, websites, advertising and other venues to achieve unified positioning of the national organization and its affiliates.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintain style and brand standard guidelines; effectively communicate guidelines to all key audiences.

Serve as the primary liaison within the organization for building the brand and managing adherence to brand standards.

Coordinate the brand roll-out at the national and affiliate levels, with particular emphasis on assisting affiliates on transition from previous branding and maintaining approved brand standards.

Perform regular audits and reviews of the national organization and affiliate chapters to achieve brand standardization.

Monitor for competitive brand encroachment.

Assist in establishing the strategic direction and plan for marketing, advertising and branding.

Work with the Communications Department and with other agencies to develop and execute creative and compelling marketing initiatives, messages and associated merchandising that promote The Association at its national and affiliate levels, including its signature event: TheWalk To D’Feet ALS®.

Assist in creating television, radio, print and online advertising campaigns that raise awareness of The Association, within a consistent positioning.

Attend Communications Department meeting and work on joint projects.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (minimum two years) in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or other relevant field.

Experience in working on branding and marketing campaigns.

Experience a plus in promotional copywriting for marketing communications, advertising, brochures, catalogs.

A keen creative sense; ability to develop creative concepts.

Experience in working with advertising and marketing firms, graphic designers and associated vendors.

Ability to deliver clear and compelling visual presentations.

An effective team player who is able to build strong working relationships at the national and affiliate levels.

Contact:

Michelle Veals

Executive Office Administrator

The ALS Association

National Office

27001 Agoura Road, Suite 150

Calabasas Hills, CA 91301

Fax: (818) 880-9006

E-mail: michelle@alsa-national.org

15.) SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLICATIONS RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, MEASURE Evaluation Project, Chapel Hill, NC

The successful candidate will plan for the development, production, and dissemination of up to 150 publications and related communications materials. S/he must have 7 to 10 years of experience in communications, publications and journalism.

http://www.comminit.com/vacancy3150.html

Contact cherman@unc.edu

16.) Speech Writer, Nortel Government Solutions (NGS), WASHINGTON NAVY YARD, DC

https://nortelgov.ats.hrsmart.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=13254

17.) Corporate Communications Specialist, Nortel Government Solutions (NGS),

FT MEADE, MD

Position Summary:

Nortel Government Solutions (NGS) is one of the nations' strongest and

most dynamic systems solutions providers. NGS specializes in the

acquisition, design, engineering, evaluation, and development of

advanced IT systems and data communications networks for information

systems and applications. Our long tradition of success is attributable to the bright, driven professionals at Nortel. Creative, responsible, customer-oriented people are drawn to NGS's technical strength, our dynamic workplace and the exceptional opportunities for personal and professional growth. NGS offers a competitive salary, training reimbursement, education reimbursement, certification bonuses, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Nortel Government Solutions has an immediate opening for a Corporate

Communications Specialist located at Ft. Meade, MD.

Provide corporate communications, marketing, and process engineering

consultation support to the program Management Office. Activities will

include communications/marketing strategy development, Web page

oversight, improvement and documentation of internal governance

processes, presentation strategy development, and customer/stakeholder

relations.

Requirements

Professional Experience:

Three years experience in corporate communications, Outstanding written and oral communications skills, experience with marketing, advertising, and presentation techniques, and excellent problem-solving skills are essential.

Applicants selected may be subject to a government security

investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to

classified information. US citizenship may be required for some

positions.

https://nortelgov.ats.hrsmart.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=13436

18.) Executive Director of Public Policy and Communications, Citizen Schools, Washington, DC or Boston, Massachusetts

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=13308

19.) SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS & ADVOCACY TECHNICAL MANAGER, AED Center for Health Policy & Capacity Development, Washington, DC

The post holder will provide technical input on advocacy and communication activities across health areas. S/he must be familiar with research methodologies and data analysis, and be able to write research reports.

http://www.comminit.com/vacancy3166.html

Contact employ@smtp.aed.org

*** From Andrea Holmes:

Please include in your next issue.

20.) Paid Internship, GYMR Public Relations, Washington, DC

GYMR specializes in healthcare and social issues. Our award-winning team of Washington, D.C.-based public relations professionals has earned a strong reputation for its commitment to our clients’ issues and success.

Internship Description:

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to preparing targeted media lists, conducting research, assisting in partnership development, monitoring issues in the national media, participating in brainstorms and providing administrative support, as needed. GYMR interns gain valuable media relations; partnership building and health policy experience and often contribute to and provide support for national campaign launch events, and press conferences.

Prerequisites:

• College degree in communication or related field preferred or close to completion of a college degree (student in good standing)

• Exceptional organizational and time management skills, attention to detail

• Ability to juggle multiple assignments

• Proficiency in Lexis-Nexis, Factiva, and other online searchable databases

• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

• Excellent verbal and writing skills – a writing test will be administered

• Strong interpersonal skills

Compensation:

• Full time – 40 hours a week at $15/hour ($600 a week)

• The fall internship program is from September 4th through December 21st, 2007. Start and end dates are somewhat flexible

• Business hours are 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday-Friday

Send resume to:

Kristin Francini, Vice President

GYMR Public Relations

1825 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 300

Washington, DC 20009

F: 202-234-6159

E-mail: interns@gymr.com

21.) COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLICATIONS CONSULTANT, Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO), Washington, DC

The incumbent will be responsible for the overall communications activities of the CAO, including print and web materials, branding and targeted information dissemination. S/he must have at least 5 years of prior communications and publications coordination experience.

http://www.comminit.com/vacancy3149.html

Contact CAO-Compliance@ifc.org

*** From Patricia Hilton-Johnson:

22.) Marketing Assistant, The New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, UK

We are seeking a new member of the team that sells tickets for this wonderful theatre in the heart of Portsmouth. Dealing with print, press, producers and the public you will experience the full theatre marketing mix and work with some of the most interesting companies in the business. A great opportunity to take the first step on your theatre marketing career. Stamina, energy, good ideas and enthusiasm important; experience less so, as we will provide full support and training. Salary £12,000 1 year fixed term contract

For an application pack please email admin@newtheatreroyal.com or write to Administration (MA), New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth, PO1 2DD. Closing date for applications 6 August 2007.

23.) Marketing Manager, The De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex, UK

The De La Warr Pavilion, the south coast's leading centre for contemporary arts, is seeking an exceptional individual to help deliver a cohesive programme alongside the development of new audiences.

Salary: £20,000pa

For further details and application pack please email francine.orchard@dlwp.com. Website: www.dlwp.com

The De La Warr Pavilion is committed to equality of opportunity.

24.) Web Manager, External Relations, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC

If interested in applying for this position, please submit a letter of interest and a résumé in Word format to Employment@csis.org.

Center for Strategic and International Studies

1800 K Street, NW

Washington DC, 20006

Tel: 202-887-0200

Fax: 202-775-3199

http://www.csis.org/component/option,com_csis_job/task,view/id,56/

25.) Sr Director, Public Affairs, Wyeth, Collegeville, PA

http://www.nationjob.com/job/wyar14589/pj/1254364

26.) SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER, International Council of AIDS Service Organizations (ICASO), Toronto, ON, Canada

The selected applicant will be required to build an effective communications portfolio to advance the community sector's voice in the international response to HIV/AIDS. S/he must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills, strong editing skills, and strong web management skills. The application deadline is July 23 2007.

http://www.comminit.com/vacancy2853.html

Contact careers@icaso.org

*** From Adam Sidel:

Hi Ned.

I have included an announcement below re: a position I am currently looking to fill. I would greatly appreciate it if you could post the announcement to the JOTW listserv.

Thanks!

-Adam Sidel

27.) WEB & COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE, Brainstorm Creative Resources, Washington, DC

Overview:

An independent, non-profit membership organization of Fortune 500 CEOs, prominent college and university presidents and foundation leaders, is currently accepting applications for a new Web & Communications Associate.

Responsibilities:

This staff member will help manage the organization’s web site, including drafting online content and implementing strategies to drive traffic to the site. The associate will also support the organization's overall communications and outreach activities. Responsibilities will include writing press releases, marketing materials, briefing documents and other informational resources. The associate will also support media relations activities.

Required experience:

• A Bachelor's degree

• At least three years' experience in communications, journalism, marketing or a comparable field involving the responsibilities entailed in this position

• Experience with website content production and website maintenance, including knowledge of Dreamweaver and other Macromedia Applications

• Experience in a non-profit environment and an understanding of education issues desirable

• Some experience with media relations

Salary:

Commensurate with experience and current market requirements. A broad range, determine by Brainstorm Creative Resources, is: $50K to $65K. Qualified candidates can expect to receive specific salary information from Brainstorm Creative Resources, which has been provided by the employer, after their resumes and sample works have been reviewed.

Application:

Please follow these steps to apply:

• Visit http://brainstormresources.com/AboutUs/; click the “Apply Online” navigation link.

• Click the “Search” button in the “Job Search” section at the top of the “Apply Online” page.

• All available opportunities will be listed. Please click on the appropriate position title.

• Read the Employer Overview and complete Job Description.

• Apply at the bottom of the page.

Only candidates currently residing within a commutable distance of Washington, DC should apply. Applicants not currently living in Washington, DC, Maryland or Virginia, or who inquire without a cover letter, resume and/or work samples should not expect to receive a response.

Brainstorm Creative Resources and the hiring organization are EEO employers.

*** From Angelo Ioffreda, who got it from Jim Jacobs:

28.) Producer and Web Developer, OmniStudio, Washington, DC

I wanted to let you know about a few new openings we have to increase our staff in the OmniStudio Interactive practice, especially Producer and Web Developer. Details are on our site at: http://www.omnistudio.com/about/jobs/default.php

If you know anyone who might be interested, please forward this info to them and ask them to contact us.

THANKS!

JIM

James A. Jacobs

VP, Interactive

OmniStudio, Inc.

1140 19th St., NW, Suite 320 • Washington, DC 20036

www.omnistudio.com • 202.464.3053

*** From Mike Klein, who got it from Jessica Schafer:

Hi Ned…

Anyone looking for a midsummer DC congressional internship may find this a plum…

Mike

29.) PAID PRESS INTERNSHIP, Congressman Ed Markey, Washington, DC

PAID PRESS INTERNSHIP: Senior New England Democrat seeks hard-working press assistant. Responsibilities include compiling daily news clips, drafting releases, statements and opinion pieces, assisting with new media outreach (email, web site, online video, blogs), researching issues, updating media contact lists and staffing press events. Ideal candidate should possess strong writing and communications skills, should be web and Internet savvy and have the ability to take initiative. Please send cover letter, resume, references and 2 writing samples via email to jessica.schafer@mail.house.gov.

Jessica Schafer

Communications Director

Congressman Ed Markey (MA-07)

202.225.2836 ofc

30.) COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT, GAIN, Geneva, Switzerland

The successful candidate will support the production and dissemination of communication materials, organise events, and manage the GAIN website. S/he must have at least 3 years of experience in communication and excellent English language skills.

http://www.comminit.com/vacancy3159.html

*** From Racquel White:

Friends – Here's a job opportunity at Coke – If interested, please apply at www.coca-colacompany.com

Please share with your networks.

Thanks.

Racquel White

The Coca-Cola Company

404-676-8828 / racquwhite@na.ko.com

31.) Communications Manager, The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, GA

Position Overview:

The Communications Manager will bring proven writing and time management capability to working in a fast-paced corporate executive environment. This manager will contribute to the development and execution of global communications platform architecture, as agreed by the Company's Executive Leadership Team. Responsibilities will include strategy, design, message articulation as well as identification of effective communication channels, including new media, to position the Company media, and channels with specific targeted stakeholder and opinion leader audiences. This position will be responsible for developing leadership communications in all relevant formats, including print, on-line, and video as assigned by the Group Director, Executive & Digital Communications. The Communications Manager will provide editorial services for the Executive and Digital Communications team including speeches, op-eds, reports, podcasts, VODcasts, web features, and blog content – for both internal and external audiences. The Communications Manager will collaborate globally to manage all aspects of each project from writing to design to final execution with a focus on globally aligned leadership communications.

Function Specific Activities:

Respond to inquiries from or initiate contact with external audiences via personal contact, phone, email, letters in order to manage relationships, clarify Company positions and build goodwill.

Obtain necessary approval from third parties for their inclusion in Company's communications in order to meet all legal requirements.

Communicate and leverage the value of Company sponsorships and activities using publicity in order to build goodwill, cause consumers and customers to choose Company products, and cause key constituents to promote or defend Company interests.

Prepare Q&A, talking points or position statements to ensure the use of Company-approved language in communicating with all audiences in order to maintain consistency and accuracy of communications.

Create appropriate communications materials (e.g., speeches, brochures, reports, news releases, web sites and other on-line information, video and photography) for all audiences.

Distribute Company communications to key audiences using various methods (e.g., satellite feeds, internet/intranet channels, news distribution services) in order to reach key constituencies.

Develop and implement communications strategies to support Company's business objectives with key audiences (e.g., consumers, customers, investors, bottlers, media, government, community leaders, employees and other constituents).

Manage press conferences, briefings, special events, conference calls and other public events in order to convey information to key external audiences.

Identify outstanding communications agencies and consultants and establish relationships in order to harness their capability when needed.

Prepare and provide ongoing guidance to consultants, lobbyists, PR agencies or other third party representatives who interface for us with key constituencies to effectively convey the Company's message to legislative and other external audiences.

Education:Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

Related Work Experience:At least 5 years

Core Competencies:

Drives Innovative Business Improvements: Develops new insights into solutions that result in organizational improvements; promotes a work environment that fosters creative thinking, innovation and rational risk-taking.

Balances Immediate and Long-Term Priorities: Seeks to meet critical objectives while considering the impact of those decisions and activities on the ability to achieve long-term goals.

Delivers Results: Focuses on the critical few objectives that add the most value and channels own and others' energy to consistently deliver results that meet or exceed expectations.

Imports and Exports Good Ideas: Relentlessly seeks, shares and adopts ideas and best practices in and outside the Company and embraces change introduced by others.

Develops and Inspires Others: Builds and maintains relationships that motivate, guide, and/or reinforce the performance of others toward goal accomplishments. Develops self and others to improve performance in current role and to prepare for future roles; seeks and provides feedback and coaching to enhance performance.

Lives the Values: Demonstrates the values of The Coca-Cola Company through words, actions, and by example; fosters an environment that reflects the values of the company.

Technical Skills:

Coaching/Training Sr. Management: Knowledge of effective communications and ability to enhance management's capability to deliver messages and respond to inquiries and statements from internal and external constituencies.

Communications Knowledge: Knowledge of procedures and information for public relations/communications strategy development, planning and execution.

Editing and Proofing: Ability to prepare materials for the media and other audiences by selecting, revising and correcting copy elements.

Independent Point of View: Knowledge of the external environment in which the Company's business is conducted. Includes ability to offer a broad perspective that extends beyond a particular functional discipline (e.g., marketing, finance) and draw upon knowledge that comes from frequent interaction with different departments, employees and sources and constituencies outside of the Company.

Media Relations: Knowledge of how the news media work (e.g., formats, deadlines, contact points, relationship dynamic). Ability to craft and deliver the Company's messages in a compelling way to generate positive media coverage or minimize impact of negative coverage.

Project Management: Ability to manage projects to ensure successful delivery (on time, within budget, meeting agreed upon success criteria) to establish clear goals and accountabilities. Also includes the ability to develop project plans, allocate resources, identify potential issues/risks and develop contingency plans.

Specialized Writing Skills: Knowledge of format and requirements of specialized writing styles (e.g., speeches, news releases, web content, position papers and consumer response letters). Ability to write effectively within required style.

Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The Coca-Cola Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our spirited drive for total quality in our brands. These and other elements allow the company to sustain strategic practices and drive business performance. The Personnel Integrity Assurance Program is another step toward making The Coca-Cola Company the premier workplace.

This process includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all applicants employees and contractors of the company. The scope of this inquiry may cover such elements as education employment history a criminal history check reference checks and a pre-employment drug screen.

Designated countries or sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards.

At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.

If relocation costs are not provided for this job, by submitting their profile and resume/CV, candidates understand and acknowledge that The Coca-Cola Company will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate.

JOB ID 9145

http://www.virtualvender.coca-cola.com/na_application.jsp?locale=en-us&cpUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcareers.peopleclick.com%2Fcareerscp%2FClient_CocaCola%2FEXTERNAL%2Fgateway.do%3FfunctionName%3DviewFromLink%26jobPostId%3D27929%26localeCode%3Den-us

31.) Marketing Communications Coordinator, LoJack, Westwood, MA

http://hotjobs.yahoo.com/job-JP4EILP8HH5-l-Westwood-MA-c-Marketing

32.) COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, The CORE Group, Washington, DC

The post holder will be responsible for implementing the organisation's annual communication strategy, managing the website and producing a monthly newsletter. S/he must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Only U.S based candidates will be considered.

http://www.comminit.com/vacancy3144.html

Contact contact@coregroup.org

*** From Angela Jacobs:

33.) Senior Writer Dev, Marketing and Communications, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

General Summary:

The Senior Writer, Development, Marketing and Communications researches and articulates complex programs that are fundraising priorities; portray complex medical concepts and programs in a credible and accessible style. These programs will have broad themes that span multiple departments and often engage numerous faculty. Add substantial value to shaping these ideas by helping to identify, clarify and confirm consensus amongst University thought leaders. In addition, create persuasive, informative and inspiring proposals and descriptive documents targeted to Medical Center Development's (MCD) internal and external constituents such as donors, prospective donors, Alumni, Trustees, faculty and staff.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required; minimum seven years of work experience in communications in a large or complex organization or subject matter is required; proven expertise taking complex information and both synthesizing it to identify and clarify key issues and opportunities and developing a compelling message is required; experience with scientific or complex technical subject material is required; excellent interpersonal and written communication skills are required as well as a demonstrated ability to think creatively; ability to manage multiple details while adhering to a broader concept or purpose is required; ability to understand finance and quantitative documents is required; capacity for identifying and evaluating basic issues, for bringing together information from a variety of sources, and for selecting appropriate analytical and creative approaches in dealing with immediate responsibilities required; meticulous attention to detail, the ability to respond to constantly shifting priorities, to exercise sound judgment, to anticipate problems and create solutions required.

Location:

Hyde Park

Requisition 076506

For more information and to apply:

http://jobopportunities.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=194668

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.

To be considered an applicant, all job seekers must apply online.

Thanks!

Angela Jacobs

Recruiter

The University of Chicago

970 E. 58th Street

Suite 320

Chicago, IL 60637

http://jobs.uchicago.edu/

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE).

34.) Marketing & PR Director, Room to Read, San Francisco, CA

Room to Read's mission is to provide under-privileged children with an

opportunity to gain the lifelong gift of education. The organization was founded on the belief that education is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty and taking control of one's own life. We currently work in Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Vietnam, countries with a desperate lack of resources to educate their children. In 2006, we began our expansion into Africa, establishing projects in South Africa.

Room to Read is a results-driven organization that seeks to intervene

early in a child's life to provide ongoing educational opportunities in their communities. We are non-governmental, non-religious and work with many local NGOs and community based organizations to implement our programs. We have developed a successful approach to building

educational infrastructure and opportunities which consists of:

Partnering with communities to build schools through challenge grants

Establishing bi-lingual libraries

Publishing local language children's books

Establishing computer and language labs

Providing long-term scholarships to girls

In our first six years, Room to Read's worldwide team celebrated the

opening of our 3500th library, the donation of our two millionth book,

and our fourth consecutive year winning the Fast Company Monitor Group

Social Capitalist award. To date, we have impacted the lives of over 1.2 million children. Room to Read has an annual budget of approximately US$12 million, and our global staff will number over 175 by the end of 2007. Our global headquarters is located in San Francisco, and we have program offices in Colombo, Ho Chi Minh City, Pretoria, Katmandu, New Delhi, Phnom Penh, and Vientiane. Our long-term goal is to help 10 million children to gain the lifelong gift of education.

Position Overview

The Marketing and PR Director is responsible for propagation of the

global Room to Read brand, Public Relations, messaging framework,

communications, advertising, public speaking opportunities, marketing

materials, and the website. The position will report directly to the

Chief Development Officer (this position is part of the Development

team.) and will work closely with John Wood, Founder and CEO.

Duties & Responsibilities

Position and successfully develop Room to Read as the trusted global

brand for developing world education

Design and implement annual organization marketing plans, including

print collateral, web, and email communications

Build relationships with major media (television, radio, print, Web,

etc) and proactively pitch the Room to Read organization and its

management team for inclusion in stories

Ensure consistent communication of the organization's image and position both within the organization and externally to all constituencies

Develop and expand the role of the website and email communications as

effective sales and marketing tools. Help increase online donations and our network of global volunteers

Oversee online marketing including providing content for website and

writing the copy for the quarterly e-newsletter

Oversee the development and production of all printed materials globally including writing copy for all printed collateral and the production of the annual report

Create marketing and press kits and one-page information sheets on Room to Read's programs

Develop strategy to help Room to Read to “gain the stage” at strategic

public speaking venues

Manage all Corporate Social Responsibility opportunities with current

and potential corporate supporters

Write and circulate press releases, letters to editor, op-ed pieces and pitch letters for feature stories in collaboration with the Founder and CEO and program staff

Develop and maintain relationships with local and foreign press

Respond to all press inquiries, and where appropriate, draft initial

responses with sign off from the Founder and CEO

Determine the best ways that Room to Read can continue to use “Leaving

Microsoft to Change the World” as a tool with which to propagate our

brand and to reach potential donors

Monitor all media coverage and report on coverage on a monthly basis

Provide training to Room to Read staff and volunteers on communications strategies, key messages and use of materials

Qualifications

Required

Minimum of five years of experience in the fields of Marketing and/or PR

BA and/or Masters degree (Communications or English major preferred)

Excellent writing, editing, verbal and written communication skills in

English

Successful track record in pitching stories to media, and enthusiasm for this aspect of the position

Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Quark, and Illustrator;

knowledge of HTML is a plus

Prior success working closely and building relationships with diverse

groups of people

Effectiveness in working or volunteering in a non-profit organization

that is focused on maintaining high quality work and low overhead

Prior experience in a fast-paced, growth-oriented global or regional

organization

Proven track record of achieving results

Ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously and take initiative

Legally eligible to work in the United States; no sponsorship provided

To be successful as a member of the Room to Read team, you will also:

Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact an

up-and-coming non-profit organization

Be an innovative and creative thinker – you are not afraid to try

something new and inspire others to do so

Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and

trustworthiness

Have a strong work ethic, take initiative, and require minimal direction

Work well independently as well as part of a team

Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment

Compensation

Room to Read offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits.

Benefits include health, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance, and a 401K match. The non-monetary compensation includes a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative, meaningful, fun, and rapidly growing organization that is changing the world through the lifelong gift of education.

Application Procedure

Please send your cover letter and resume by email, with “Marketing & PR Director” in the subject line, to hiring@roomtoread.org. Due to high applicant volume, you may not receive a response from Room to Read. No calls, faxes, or drop-ins please!

Room to Read is an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying

and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse

backgrounds.

*** From Elena Turner:

35.) Public Information Officer, City of Duncanville, Duncanville, TX

Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED & Bachelor's Degree in a related field

Three to five years experience in a related field

Valid Texas driver's license with a good driving record

This position provides vital information to City residents, businesses

and the local media. This is accomplished by maintaining working

relationships with media outlets, writing press releases, updating the

City website, preparing print materials for special events, developing

and distributing newsletters, promoting economic development projects

and maintaining government access media activities such as programming

for cable or radio. Other duties include managing special projects as

they occur throughout the year.

$47,530 – $58,224/ year to start (based on qualifications).

Please visit our website at www.duncanville.com for more information and online application.

36.) COMMUNICATIONS/MARKETING MANAGER, Institute for War & Peace Reporting (IWPR), New York, NY

The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing a media, marketing and public outreach programme for the organisation. S/he will also develop a communications and outreach plan to expand IWPR's individual donor base. Candidates must be able to accept immediate employment in the United States.

http://www.comminit.com/vacancy3168.html

Contact kay@drgroup.net

*** From Lisa Schemm:

Please post the below SENIOR MARKETING ASSOCIATION position with Legg Mason's corporate office in Baltimore, MD.

37.) SENIOR MARKETING ASSOCIATION, Legg Mason, Baltimore, MD.

Legg Mason, founded in 1899, is a leading Global Asset Management Firm that serves the Institutional, Mutual Fund and Wealth Management Markets. Headquartered in Baltimore, MD, Legg Mason has multiple domestic and international locations with major business centers in New York, NY, and Stamford, CT. With our disciplined, long-term approach to investing, world-class performance, and reputation for high integrity, Legg Mason has been named among Forbes' 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 'America's Best Big Companies' lists in the 'Diversified Financials' category.

As a leading Asset Management Firm, Legg Mason recruits only the best and the brightest individuals to join our organization. We are committed to Investing in Futures…Yours! Explore opportunities to advance your future with an industry leader by visiting our website at www.leggmason.com.

Our Corporate Marketing and Communications department, located in Downtown Baltimore, MD is currently seeking a Senior Marketing Associate to join its team.

Key Responsibilities and Duties Include, but not limited to:

*Coordinating, developing and managing strategic marketing initiatives/projects for the firm's internal departments and subsidiaries.

*Projects may include marketing collateral, advertisements, web applications/postings, research, copywriting, event marketing/sponsorships and event planning and execution.

*The Marketing Associate will work consultatively with other teams, colleagues, departments and vendors on a variety of strategic marketing projects that enhance the firm's corporate brand.

*This position requires a high level of independence and critical thinking and a comprehensive understanding of the firm's marketing objectives.

*The successful candidate will also provide assistance with special projects as necessary.

Ideal Qualifications & Experience:

*Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications or business required. MBA, master's or graduate degree preferred.

*5-7 years experience working in a corporate marketing department desired.

*Working in a financial industry and/or knowledge of the financial industry is a plus.

*Successful candidate will have keen interpersonal skills (as well as verbal and writing skills) and excellent account/project management skills and will be able to work in a deadline-oriented environment.

Legg Mason offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit-sharing, paid time off, employee stock purchase plan, pregnancy leave, tuition reimbursement, and much more. EOE

Interested applicants should apply online at www.leggmason.com/careers. Qualified applicants will be contacted by Human Resources if an interview will be scheduled.

38.) COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR, Corporate Accountability International, Boston, MA

http://www.stopcorporateabuse.org/cms/page1444.cfm

*** From Sara Butner:

The description is attached…Interested parties can send a resume

and cover letter to:

Vicki Sheppard,

Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Salem Academy and College

PO Box 10548

Winston-Salem, NC 27108

or via email to: sheppard@salem.edu.

thank you!

Sara

39.) Director of Communications, Salem Academy and College, Winston-Salem, NC

The Director of Communications has administrative responsibility for the marketing programs of Salem Academy and College. He/She reports directly to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement.

Specific Duties include the following:

• Provide leadership and direction for all major marketing and communications functions.

• Provide strategic communication planning and coordinate communications to assist in making the Academy and College’s academic and service activities known and understood by internal and external audiences.

• Develop, implement, and coordinate a comprehensive marketing and communications program for the Salem College campus with a view towards enhancing Salem’s identity, top-of-mind awareness, and position in the marketplace.

• Develop and execute specific programs that exemplify the mission and goals of the Academy and College through its various internal and external audiences, including potential students and donors.

• Direct existing staff in the related areas of media relations, publications and advertising.

• Supervises marketing and communication publications and postage budgets, and prepares budget recommendations for the Vice President of Institutional Advancement

• Supervisory responsibilities include the assistant director of public relations and freelance designers

• Serve as Salem’s spokesperson.

• Provide marketing coordination among Salem Academy and College departments, such as Development, Academy and College Alumnae Relations, Academy and College Admissions, Financial Planning, Continuing Studies and the Web Site.

Interested parties can send a resume and cover letter to:

Vicki Sheppard (sheppard@salem.edu)

Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Salem Academy and College

PO Box 10548

Winston-Salem, NC 27108

40.) Public Relations Director, VantagePoint, Greenville, SC

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?job_did=J8N8

7M5Z59FC30BSC7M

*** From Kelly Ferris:

41.) Communications and Special Events Coordinator, Doorways for Women and Families, Arlington, VA

Doorways for Women and Families, formerly The Arlington Community Temporary Shelter (TACTS), is an award-winning Arlington-based agency providing shelter and services to victims of domestic violence and women and families experiencing homelessness to help them achieve safe, secure and self-sufficient lives. Located in Arlington’s popular Clarendon area, adjacent to the Clarendon metro, Doorways offers a flexible schedule and casual work environment.

The Communications\Special Events Coordinator plans and executes Doorways’ two annual signature events and small-scale donor cultivation events; and, oversees the public relations and marketing strategies and logistics under the communications plan. The position reports to the Development Director.

Special Events\Fundraising

• Develop and implement annual operational plan that includes detailed budget, team development, corporate development, volunteer development and logistic plans for Doorways’ three signature events:

o Help the Homeless Walkathon in November

o Holiday Shopping Event with Crate and Barrel in November

o Doorways’ annual Benefit Auction in March/April

• Identify target audiences and build appropriate marketing strategies to recruit, acknowledge and retain event participants and sponsors;

• Identify, recruit and mobilize business and community leaders to serve as volunteers and sponsors;

• Provide staff support for volunteers, participants and committees;

• Work with the development team to plan and execute special small-scale donor cultivation events.

Communications\Public Relations\Marketing:

• Implement the public relations and marketing strategy and logistics

o Keep messaging accurate and fresh as well as outreach strategies

o Maintain accurate media and publicity materials as well as media contact list and outreach opportunities

o Manage the production and distribution of press releases, follow up with media;

o Secure opportunities for agency public relations and prepare spokespeople

o Manage relationship with Washington Women in Public Relations and other pro-bono volunteers.

• Develop and implement logistics for all printed and electronic materials

o Plan and execute agency newsletter 3x annually (Create timelines, make story assignments, write, edit and manage production and mailing;

o Plan and execute production of other marketing collateral materials (brochures, annual reports, fact sheets, etc.);

o Maintain a successful website including management of technical tasks and serving as primary liaison with webmaster host;

o Create and execute monthly e-Update, coordinating with program and senior staff;

• Staff Board Communications Committee which supports the development and implementation of agency’s Communications Plan;

Qualifications: BA/BS required. A minimum of 3 years of demonstrated communications and fundraising skills in preferably a nonprofit setting; highly adept at managing multiple tasks and timeliness; possess exceptional interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; excellent computer skills in Word, Excel and preferably a fundraising software; demonstrated team player ability and “can-do” attitude; good sense of humor; compassion and understanding of Doorways’ mission; and, ability to work flexible hours, evenings and weekends as needed.

Contact Kelly Ferris (kferris@doorwaysva.org)

Development Director

Doorways for Women and Families

(703) 522-8858 x 14

42.) Communications Consultant, CASEL, Chicago, IL

http://www.casel.org/about/jobs.php

*** From Eric Wright:

Ned,

Here's a job posting for you. thanks for posting,

43.) Web Marketing/Content Developer, D S SIMON PRODUCTIONS, NYC, NY

An exciting opportunity awaits a polished, creative, energetic, assertive, enthusiastic and hard-working web marketing/content development visionary for this leading video communications firm's growing web video content division. This job opening is a great fit for someone interested in creating, using and implementing a vast array of web elements for video publishing, podcasting, blogging and multimedia campaigns. We are looking for someone dynamic enough to be able to put together HTML pages and RSS feeds, craft creative marketing pieces and execute getting web exposure for our clients.

Responsibilities Include, but not limited to:

• Building online video distribution channels, maintaining content and building relationships with other content distributors using platforms such as RSS, podcasting and dedicated micro sites.

• Managing web products; podcasts, online video distribution, RSS creation and project planning.

• Maintaining the corporate website using Flash, Dreamweaver and administer the corporate video blog using WordPress.

• Creating and managing marketing materials related to products and sales initiatives.

Technical Requirements

Publication Applications:

Photoshop

Illustrator

Adobe Acrobat Suite

Dreamweaver

Flash

Web Based Applications:

WordPress

YouTube

Google Video

Blinkx

FeedReader

Swift Page Mailer

General Office Programs:

Microsoft Office Suit (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Excel)

Salary

This job offers competitive Salary Plus Benefits

Please send resume and more importantly, a letter that correlates your experience and skills to the job description to: careers@dssimon.com.

Check Out Our New Video Blog at www.dssimonvlogviews.com

C. Eric Wright

Sr. Vice President, Marketing & Business Development

D S SIMON PRODUCTIONS INC

229 West 36th Street, 12th Floor

New York, NY 10018

Tel: 212.736.2727

Cell: 917.612.6351

Fax: 212-736-7040

Email: ericw@dssimon.com

44.) Communications Coordinator, Breast Cancer Fund, San Francisco, CA

http://www.breastcancerfund.org/site/pp.asp?c=kwKXLdPaE&b=46952

*** From Jason Lerner:

Greetings Captain Ned,

After the success of our previous post (VP – Public Affairs) we would like to post our Vice President – Government and Community Relations position on JOTW. I have attached the job description to this email – please let me know if you need any further information.

Thanks!

-Jason Lerner

45.) Vice President of Government & Community Relations, Government & Community Relations, New York City Economic Development Corporation, NY, NY

Job Summary: The Vice President will manage a staff of five responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing, in tandem with the different business units within NYCEDC, the political and community-sensitive development strategies designed to facilitate the successful completion of NYCEDC initiatives. The Vice President serves as the corporation’s primary relationship manager with respect to federal, state, and local elected officials and government agencies; community boards; community stakeholders; private stakeholders; and, the Mayor’s Offices of Federal, State, and City Legislative Affairs. The Vice President is also responsible for developing NYCEDC’s annual legislative agenda and working with the corporation’s senior management and key personnel in the Mayor’s Office to ensure that the corporation’s legislative priorities receive attention on the federal, state, and local level.

Key Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with the various business units within NYCEDC to develop and implement short-term and long-term strategies designed to facilitate the achievement of NYCEDC’s goals and priorities, including securing any necessary public approvals for projects.

• Coordinate the goals and priorities of individual business units within NYCEDC to ensure NYCEDC is consistent in its communications with governmental and non-governmental entities alike.

• Ensure that NYCEDC projects and priorities reflect and complement the priorities of the Bloomberg Administration.

• Enhance NYCEDC’s image and reputation through effective community outreach.

Qualifications:

• Minimum educational requirement: Bachelors Degree.

• Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a leadership capacity with elected officials, government agencies and community based organizations on the local or state level.

• Strong interest in public policy, urban affairs and economic development issues.

• Strategic and analytical thinker capable of seeing and understanding broad and differing perspectives.

• Pro-active and collaborative mindset with proven experience in building consensus among groups with diverse interests.

• Ability to anticipate problems and devise creative solutions.

• Organized and capable of prioritizing competing needs and interests.

• Comfort interacting with senior management, Administration officials, and business leaders.

• Effective manager.

• Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills a must.

• New York City residency is required within 180 days of hire

About the Government & Community Relations Department:

The Government & Community Relations Department acts as a liaison between NYCEDC and city, state and federal elected officials, government offices and agencies, and community representatives and stakeholders to facilitate the achievement of NYCEDC’s mission. The Department is responsible for developing and advancing NYCEDC’s city, state, and federal legislative priorities and works with the Mayor’s various legislative offices to ensure that the Administration’s economic development strategies are not negatively affected by legislation in Washington, Albany or locally. The Department also ensures that proper protocol is followed when communicating with elected officials, community representatives, the Mayor's Office and government agencies.

About NYCEDC:

New York City Economic Development Corporation is the City’s primary vehicle for promoting economic growth in each of the five boroughs. NYCEDC’s mission is to stimulate job growth through expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment, generate prosperity and strengthen the City’s competitive position. NYCEDC serves as an advocate to the business community by building relationships with companies that allow them to take advantage of New York City’s many opportunities. Additional information on NYCEDC can be found by visiting http://www.nycedc.com/

The New York City Economic Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NYCEDC offers excellent benefits, including company-paid 401 (a) pension plan, 403(b) and 457 tax-advantaged retirement savings plans, medical, dental and vision benefits, and tuition reimbursement.

To Apply:

You can apply by going online to http://nycedc.com/Web/Marketing/Careers/EDC_FindJob.html

46.) Fundraising – PR Assistant, Seedlings Braille Books for Children, Livonia, MI

Seedlings Braille Books for Children, a Livonia nonprofit seeks

part-time FRPR assistant (20 hours). Qualified applicants must be

proactive and independent with the ability to work in a team

environment. Individual must have a commitment to the organization's

mission. Proficient in MS Office and internet research with excellent

organizational and interpersonal skills. Previous experience in

fundraising, public relations, special events a plus. $14 per hour.

Email cover letter and resume to seedlink7@aol.com.

47.) Pr Research Manager/PR Consultant, PRIME RESEARCH, Ann Arbor, Michigan

http://www.flipdog.com/job/pr-research-manager-pr-consultant/56936211/

48.) Integrated Marketing Communications Specialist/Editor, University Marketing and Communications, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI

http://www.admin.mtu.edu/hro/postings/integmrktgcommspeceditor130univcommmay042007.07299.pdf

*** From Judy Allison:

49.) Copywriter, Kalmbach Publishing Co., Waukesha, WI

We are seeking a copywriter with 2-5 years of experience.

Why this is an outstanding opportunity:

* Your creative writing skills will be used to market a variety of

products including magazine subscriptions, special issues, books, events and other products.

* You will work in a strong team environment and collaborate with

marketing and circulation managers as well as designers to produce

response driven marketing efforts.

* You will write promotional copy for print and online marketing

efforts.

* You will be part of a profitable and growing company that clearly

values its employees and customers.

* You will receive exceptional benefits including profit sharing,

pension, 401k, life insurance, disability insurance and health

insurance.

Primary job responsibilities:

* Write creative and response driven copy to generate sales for books,

magazines, special issues, events and other products.

* In conjunction with designers, create promotional efforts that

capitalize on the marketing vehicle being used, including magazine ads, web site promotions, email efforts, catalogs, direct mail and other marketing collateral.

* Communicate effectively with internal customers including Circulation Managers, Events Manager and Marketing Manager to create promotional efforts that achieve their objectives.

* Effectively manage time and efforts to ensure deadlines are met.

Ideal candidate will possess:

* A college degree with at least 2 – 5 years experience writing direct

response copy for print and online promotion efforts.

* Creativity and originality.

* Solid grasp of grammar.

* Strong communication skills.

* Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects in a deadline

driven environment.

* An observant, inquisitive and enthusiastic approach to their job.

How to apply:

We offer excellent benefits and a convenient location! Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter, which MUST INCLUDE SALARY REQUIREMENTS to:

Kalmbach Publishing Co.

Attn: Human Resources, MKT-WEB-2

21027 Crossroads Circle

P.O. Box 1612

Waukesha, WI 53187-1612

EMAIL: hr@kalmbach.com

FAX: 262-796-0739

http://www.kalmbach.com/kpc/default.aspx?c=a&id=186

50.) Assistant Editor, Trains Magazine, Kalmbach Publishing Co., Waukesha, WI

http://www.kalmbach.com/kpc/default.aspx?c=a&id=178

*** From David Cyphers:

Thanks for posting this on your JOTW site as soon as you can!

51.) Public Relations Account Executive, The Cyphers Agency, Annapolis, MD

Full service Annapolis-based advertising agency seeks an experienced public relations account executive. We need an ambitious, self-motivated professional with particular skills and proven track record developing and implementing PR strategy. This account executive would manage client relationships on behalf of the agency that are primarily or heavily public relations oriented. Our ideal candidate would, however, also have interest and experience in managing integrated accounts – ones that span PR, brand development, marketing strategy and implementation. We are looking for someone with 3-5 years agency or corporate experience. We pride ourselves in building long-term client relationships managing most or all aspects of our clients’ marketing needs. We find our most successful team members are professionals who possess a real passion for PR and marketing – for making a real difference in a client’s business. We believe in fostering a collaborative working relationship with our clients, one where we respect each other’s knowledge and experience, and where we can exceed their marketing goals acting as a smooth extension of their company.

Contact: careers@thecyphersagency.com

David Cyphers

The Cyphers Agency, Inc.

410-280-5451

52.) Corporate Relations Manager, Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, New York, New York

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=182700027

*** From Elizabeth Striano:

Can you please post? Thank you!

53.) Communications Specialist, Water Environment Research Foundation, Alexandria, VA

Would you like to use your communications skills to help promote water quality research? The Water Environment Research Foundation is seeking a creative, energetic individual who can provide communications and editorial support to the communications department. This person will write, edit, and post information to the website. This position also writes and edits for our newsletter, e-communications, and marketing and other collateral materials.

Job requirements:

• BS/BA degree in journalism, communications, or equivalent experience

• Excellent writing, editing, and organizational skills

• 1+ years experience in publications or production

• 1+ years of Web experience, including writing for a website

• Outstanding interpersonal skills

• Ability to work independently, as well as on a team

• Strong sense of responsibility and personal accountability

• Meets deadlines and maintains high quality standards

• Experience with a content management system (CMS) and/or iMIS a plus

• Public relations and/or design experience a plus

About our organization:

The Water Environment Research Foundation is a nonprofit organization that helps utilities and corporations preserve the water environment and protect human health by providing science and technology research to enhance management of our water resources.

We work a 37.5 hour work week and offer a great work environment. Our terrific benefits package includes a generous 401K plan; 4 weeks of combined sick and vacation time; heavily subsidized Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; fully paid life and disability insurance; generous holiday schedule, and life-work balance.

To Apply:

E-mail cover letter, resume, salary requirements & 2 brief, published writing samples to:

Communications Specialist

WERF Employment Manager

635 Slaters Lane, Suite 300

Alexandria, VA 22314

Email: Employment@werf.org

Website: www.werf.org

(Put job title in e-mail subject line)

54.) Outreach and Communications Coordinator, PeopleFund, Austin, TX

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Outreach and Communications Coordinator is

responsible for managing all of PeopleFund's community outreach,

communication and research activities. This includes planning and

implementing public forums and community advisory groups that address

critical economic needs in Central Texas.

The Outreach and Communications Coordinator has five primary

responsibilities including:

1. The PeopleTalk Speaker Series, which brings nationally renowned

thinkers to Austin to discuss economic strategies to assist low-income

people and communities;

2. The East Austin Economic Summit, an annual conference focused on East Austin's evolving economy;

3. Focus East, quarterly forums bringing together a diverse coalition of business leaders on the Eastside;

4. Community research, which entails ongoing research and advocacy in

the field of community development; and

5. Communications, which includes developing the quarterly newsletter,

writing regular press releases, and updating content on the

organization's website.

Primary Tasks:

– Develop an annual plan and long-term strategy for Community Outreach

programs.

– Plan and manage all outreach event programs and logistics.

– Supervise summer intern working on East Austin Economic Summit.

– Cultivate strong relationships with East Austin business owners and

community leaders.

– Develop and track program budgets.

– Facilitate and cultivate Focus East, the East Austin business

leadership initiative.

– Research best practices in the field.

– Coordinate quarterly staff book group.

– Seek out new revenue generating opportunities.

– Write press releases when necessary.

– Work with Executive Director on occasional op-ed pieces.

– Develop a strategy to build public support for issues relating to

low-income communities.

– Participate in staff activities such as strategic planning, task teams and other duties required to maintain institution's operations.

– Seek and maintain partnerships with like-minded organizations.

– Perform other tasks as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university plus minimum of 3 years related experience; or, master's degree from four-year college or university plus a minimum of 2 years related experience.

Very strong written and verbal communication skills.

Computer literacy in general office software programs, including

word-processing, spreadsheet, and database software.

Ability to work independently, exercise initiative, and accomplish tasks without continuous supervision.

Work cooperatively, courteously and effectively with other staff, board members, volunteers and donors.

Strong public speaking and relationship building skills.

Skill in handling multiple tasks and meeting multiple deadlines.

Ability to remain flexible and work with multiple and changing

priorities when necessary.

Must have sensitivity to issues of lower-income people and communities.

Respect, patience, and tolerance for all people are strong

organizational values.

ACCEPTABLE APPLICATION METHODS: Mail resume, e-mail resume

CONTACT INFORMATION: Please send cover letter and resume to the

attention of Rebecca Leal, Director of Development via email to

rebecca@peoplefund.org, by fax to 512-472-8191 or by mail to P.O. Box

6432, Austin, TX 78762.

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ces_jobs

55.) Director, Marketing and Development, Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation, New York, New York

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=182200062

56.) Senior Art Director, Wendt Advertising, Great Falls, MT

http://adweek.careercast.com/texis/jobsearch/details.html?id=469fdf3749ba0

*** From Ken Jensen:

57.) Manager, Media Relations & Marketing, Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Tempe, AZ

Duties and Responsibilities

Manages media relations and serves as a senior media officer. Advises on targeting stories in support of strategic initiatives to appropriate media. Assists administrators and faculty in developing and maintaining positive relationships with local, regional, and national media. Develops new and maintains current relationships for ASU and College/Department/School with media organizations such as newspapers, local television and radio stations and television networks. Arranges interviews for senior administrators and faculty with local and national media and editorial boards. Writes, reviews and advises on design of stories and other features with media potential and pitches those stories to appropriate national and local media. Produces, scripts, reviews and helps shape news reports and documentaries that have national television potential and works to have these reports and documentaries aired by national networks. Prepares and submits reports regarding area operation, including an annual media relations plan. Develops and maintains contacts with campus staff, faculty and administrators. Assists reporters and editors in their efforts to understand the mission and activities of the college/department/school and the university. Maintains the news section Web site. Oversees writing and production of digital media pieces. Develops podcasts and video clips to supplement news releases. Initiates and prepares media relations and marketing planning and assessment reports and documents. Presents information about the college to visitors using a variety of presentation formats, including oral presentations/tours. Manages marketing communication campaigns, projects and initiatives. Assists with the development and placement of advertising. Develops and coordinates marketing research. Develops marketing communication strategy, tactics, and key messages, and makes recommendations to best serve the college's needs.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field and six (6) years of related experience, including four (4) years experience in media relations; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Experience writing, editing and proofing written materials in the English language. Experience using a PC or Mac platform and MS Office. Experience using photo-editing software, e.g., PhotoShop. Experience creating and editing copy for websites, brochures, reports and presentations. Experience prioritizing work and meeting deadlines. Experience working with teams and committees. Experience working for a variety of clients in a PR or ad agency. Experience using Web-based technologies. Experience creating and editing digital media, including podcasts, videos and VNRs. Experience using a camera or camcorder. Experience working with multicultural news outlets.

Posted Rate of Pay: $45,000-$55,000/annually

Close Date: July 27, 2007

Instructions to Apply

Applicants may apply online at:http://www.asu.edu/asujobs Job #11735

Application deadline is 11:59pm Arizona time on the day indicated. Complete required information and attach cover letter, resume with two recent writing samples, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references. REQUESTED MATERIAL MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only electronic applications are accepted for this position. If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our customer service center at 480-965-2701.

58.) Coordinator, Arizona State University Office of University Initiatives, Tempe, AZ

Coordinates and manages all aspects of the ASU in the Community initiative ensuring that objectives are met, including the development, maintenance, marketing and promotion of the online resource of ASU's community engagement efforts.

• Oversees the daily operations and the active, strategic promotion of the ASU in the Community web site. Daily operations include the recruitment, submission, review and maintenance of community outreach programs; regular communications with program coordinators; ensuring program locations are complete and mapped; responding to community requests for information about ASU's community outreach programs; maintaining content on the web site; and troubleshooting technical issues.

• Ensures that the database/web site contains comprehensive and accurate data about ASU's community engagement efforts. Develops and implements strategies for marketing the site internally and externally to a variety of audiences.

• Coordinates and supervises the activities of assigned student employees, which may include a feature writer, photographer, marketing coordinator, program data coordinator and operations coordinator. May also supervise other staff.

• Conceptualizes, writes and edits web site content, marketing materials, newsletter content and other communications related to ASU in the Community.

• Manages the production of printed and web-based marketing messages and materials.

• Coordinates the timely production and distribution of a biweekly electronic newsletter highlighting socially embedded work of faculty, staff and students as well as community engagement announcements and events. Includes planning and editing content such as feature stories, news items, announcements, photographs and captions; oversees production and final approval of completed newsletter; and coordinating electronic publishing and distribution of the newsletter.

• Generates feature story ideas and schedules the timing of features for maximum impact and exposure. Builds and maintains relationships to ensure use and visibility of the ASU in the Community web site and wide distribution of the Community Camera.

• Strategically expands the e-newsletter distribution list to include key audiences.

• Works with other ASU units to develop and maintain the technical platform supporting ASU in the Community, including the database, web-based application, search tool, and graphic information systems mapping tool.

• Provides assistance and information to faculty, staff, students and community members regarding ASU in the Community and ASU's community engagement activities.

• Tracks web site usage and initiative statistics.

• Creates a variety of reports as needed, ranging from usage reports to custom reports of program data meeting specified criteria.

• Organizes meetings, coordinates logistics, scheduling and participant communications.

• Develops and recommends new or revised program goals and objectives.

• Coordinates activities of the initiative with inter-related activities of other initiatives, programs, departments or staff to ensure optimum effectiveness.

• Presents and demonstrates ASU in the Community to internal and external audiences; represents ASU in the Community at conferences, workshops and meetings.

• Interacts and maintains liaison with students, faculty, staff and community agencies in facilitating initiative objectives.

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM. Some evenings and weekends may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment and three (3) years of related experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

• Experience managing a multi-faceted project or initiative.

• Experience writing and editing content for web sites, newsletters, marketing materials, and/or other communications.

• Effective verbal and written communication skills.

• Demonstrated knowledge of developing marketing strategies.

• Experience developing and maintaining effective working relationships.

• Experience supervising staff.

Department Statement/Gen Info

ASU in the Community (www.asu.edu/community) is an online resource of Arizona State University 's community outreach programs and activities. The site demonstrates ASU's commitment to the region, while also serving as a tool for identifying specific outreach programs and linking to a network of people engaged in the community. With information about more than 450 programs being conducted at over 500 locations throughout the state, the web site is a key university asset, enabling ASU to assess its efforts to become socially embedded in the community, to enhance outreach program awareness, to plan and collaborate, and leverage resources.

ASU in the Community is managed by the Office of University Initiatives, which helps to advance the New American University and its agenda of access, excellence and impact by launching and embedding exemplar initiatives as well as leveraging and expanding university knowledge. The work environment is dynamic, demanding, fast-paced, and is suited to individuals looking for a challenge.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 63,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix , Arizona , the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. Arizona State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

Close Date: July 25, 2007

Instructions to Apply

http://www.asu.edu/asujobs/ job #11743

Application deadline is 11:59pm Arizona time on the day indicated. Complete required information and attach cover letter, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references. REQUESTED MATERIAL MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only electronic applications are accepted for this position. If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our customer service center at 480 965-2701. ASU does not pay candidates for travel expenses associated with interviewing, unless otherwise indicated by the department at the time of call for interview.

59.) Assistant Director of Communication, Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Tempe, AZ

Duties and Responsibilities

Creates and manages the production of college publications and other communication materials including, but not limited to, magazines, newsletters, brochures, promotional announcements or flyers, invitations and programs and direct-mail pieces, serving as chief copywriter and editor for these materials.

Develops and produces electronic-communication vehicles and assists in maintaining and enhancing the college’s Web site.

Monitors and ensures compliance with ASU and college branding guidelines and policies.

Serves as a resource and adviser on communication issues to the college’s schools, departments, programs, centers and institutes and ensures their compliance with branding and professional communication standards.

Coordinates print and electronic communication needs among college’s central administrative units and academic and research units.

Manages communication projects, including day-to-day functions as well as long-range planning and design.

Resolves issues concerning print and electronic communication.

Assists in the development of the college’s strategic communication plans.

Supervises the work of graphic designers and freelance writers.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English, Communication, Graphic Design or a related field and five years of related experience which includes three years of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Demonstrated writing, editing and publication-management skills.

Skill in composing, editing and proofreading written materials.

Skill in planning and implementing communication programs.

Skill in writing for the Web and other electronic-communication vehicles.

Knowledge of methods, techniques and practices of graphic design.

Knowledge of print-production processes.

Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Skill in organization and attention to detail.

Posted Rate of Pay: $45,000-$55,000/annually

Close Date: August 6, 2007

Instructions to Apply

Applicants must apply online at: http://www.asu.edu/asujobs Job #11788

Application deadline is 11:59 pm Arizona time on the day indicated. Complete required information and attach cover letter, resume, three writing samples and names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references. REQUESTED MATERIAL MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only electronic applications are accepted for this position. If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our customer service center at 480-965-2701. Candidates selected for interview will be asked to submit a portfolio of publications they have produced and to complete a brief take-home writing exercise.

60.) Web/Graphic Designer, AIG Financial Advisors, Phoenix, AZ

Assists with the development of and oversees content, design, timeliness, relevance, consistency and functionality of company websites, printed materials, corporate presentations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Reviews, maintains and updates Home Office website with accurate and timely information as provided by various departments and reviews and publishes other content changes as necessary.

Provides training to departmental employees for updating and changing content on the Home Office website and Intranet site (SPOT).

Develop graphic designs and layouts following corporate identity standards for Home Office Internet, Extranet and Intranet. Examples: online advertising, banners, registration forms, forms and manuals, videos, eVites, etc.

Researches and recommends new enhancements, software upgrades, or services for Web-related technologies that will simplify, contain (or reduce) costs, and increase efficiency for AIGFA.

Develop graphic designs and layouts following corporate identity standards for Corporate and Marketing Communications print media (internal, advisor-only, and external). Examples: postcards, ads, brochures, program logos, agendas, signage, photo editing, NEC materials, calendars, etc.

Continually identifies and implement enhancements to all visual communication channels, including but not limited to the websites, print material, presentations, etc.

Provides reports to management as requested.

Participates in Corporate Communications Department and other department’s staff meetings as necessary to provide input on Web and graphic related projects and to be aware of other departmental activities.

Work with external vendors and other AIG departments for printed collateral, video editing and web technology as necessary

Experience shooting and editing videos for internal and external marketing initiatives preferred.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities (except when necessary to work with temporary support personnel and contracted vendors).

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

Required Web design knowledge:

HTML

JavaScript

Required Adobe Creative Suite Software:

Photoshop (Photo and Graphics manipulation)

DreamWeaver (web editing)

Flash (interactive web content)

Preferred Web design knowledge:

ASP / ASP.NET (VB Script and/or C#)

Preferred Adobe Creative Suite Software:

InDesign (Print Layout)

Illustrator (Graphic Design)

Premiere (Video editing)

Contact:

Chris Robertson

Recruiter/ Staffing Consultant

AIG Financial Advisors

Email: crobertson@aigfa.com

61.) Communications Coordinator, Justice Project, Washington, D.C.

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=182400031

62.) Associate Writer / Researcher (Intern), Integrated Regional Information Networks, Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date – 26 Jul 2007

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-759EU5

*** From Cindy Vizza:

Hi Ed,

Please post this position on JOTW.

Your travel mug will be sent today.

Thanks,

Cindy Vizza

63.) Design & Product Development Coordinator (full-time), Communications Dept., NATIONAL CLUB ASSOCIATION, Washington, DC

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Graphic designer with 1to 3 years experience in product development, to help design and develop publications, newsletters, brochures, marketing materials and web elements. Maintain graphic style standards for NCA publications and communications. Prepare, update and archive all digital materials. Coordinate web site enhancements and maintenance. Coordinate e-mail campaigns and e-newsletters. Assist with copy editing and proofreading. Work with vendors for magazine production process. Creativity and attention to detail and deadlines a must?ensuring quality control for all products. Work independently and within a team environment participating in the graphic layout and production of multiple publications and periodicals. Opportunities to write copy for magazine and newsletters.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Quark Xpress

 Proven XML and HTML skills and experience with information architecture, web usability and e-newsletters

 Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to articulate creative strategy to small groups

 Knowledge of the creative process and good project management skills

 Ability to juggle multiple tasks, meet tight deadlines and handle high volume of work

 Basic knowledge of the stock photo industry

 Knowledge of multimedia, including, Macromedia Director, Flash, streaming audio and video?a plus

 Bachelors degree in communications or related field/technical degree

To be considered, submit a design portfolio, resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@nationalclub.org or mail to:

National Club Association

1201 15th Street NW, Suite 450

Washington, DC 20005

202-822-9822

64.) Communication Advisor, MSF – Holland, Amsterdam, Netherlands

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-74ZGRV

65.) Creative Services Producer, KYMA-TV, Channel 11, Sunbelt Communications, Yuma, AZ

http://adweek.careercast.com/texis/jobsearch/details.html?id=467d3e7249b1e0

*** From Tory Clarke:

Please find below the details of a job that we would love to post next week, if at all possible

Many thanks!

66.) EXECUTIVE WRITER, MAJOR FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANY, TEXAS-BASED

Overview:

The Executive Writer will help executives influence the perceptions and behaviors of important stakeholders – including the media, customers, and employees through various communication vehicles such as speeches, articles, correspondence, op-eds, annual report copy, and major announcements for multiple channels. They will additionally coach other writers and freelancers in the art of writing.

Key Tasks

– Rapidly become acquainted with the business and develop an in-depth understanding of the organization and culture.

– Create editorial content by preparing in-depth, carefully crafted communications for audiences to reinforce central elements of the company culture, brand and strategy.

– Solicit audience feedback and refines subsequent communications for optimal, positive brand impact.

– Develop messaging on sensitive reputation-management, business-continuity issues, and major announcements. Rapidly craft messages that help protect the company's reputation or ensure a constructive, measured response to news.

– Help shape public opinion by articulating in writing the company's position on issues.

– Develop speeches for Chief Communications Officer and selected other senior executives.

– Research the needs and attitudes of targeted internal or external audiences. Consult with executives, providing recommendations on how to influence the audiences' perceptions and behaviors.

– Develop compelling prose or speaking points; coordinate editorial efforts and promote consistent messaging.

– Produce content for annual report and other high-visibility corporate communications. Collaborate with internal team and external designers on the development of the theme for the company's annual report, conduct interviews with executives, and prepares written narrative.

– Influence internal editorial policy. Participate in policy-setting efforts in relation to all communications and carries out same.

– Provide strategic communication counsel. Develop relationships with all writers who support the company's line and staff areas (and the executives to whom they report).

– Coach colleagues in the art of writing, in order to develop their writing capabilities.

Candidate Profile

– Minimum 10 years of experience in communications roles requiring a strong writing ability.

– Exceptional writing and editing skills.

– Knowledge and skills gained in a financial services or political environment would be highly preferable.

– Proven history of working to deadlines and successfully dealing with time-sensitive issues.

Resumes should be sent to resumes@bridgepartnersllc.com

Tory Clarke

Bridge Partners, LLC

http://www.bridgepartnersllc.com

Direct line tel: 212 685 2705

67.) Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, National Urban League, New York, NY

http://adweek.careercast.com/texis/jobsearch/details.html?id=4696930c49b80

68.) Publications Officer, Small Arms Survey, Geneva, Switzerland

Closing Date – 23 Jul 2007

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-756FT9

*** From Debbie Feldman Jones:

For a PR person with museum marketing experience…

69.) DIRECTOR OF MARKETING, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD

THE WALTERS SEEKS DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

The Walters Art Museum seeks a dynamic and seasoned Marketing professional to oversee and coordinate all Walters marketing efforts for exhibitions, programs, rentals, retail and front of house. The position supervises staff in publications design, website management, public relations and front of house. Reporting to the Associate Director of External Affairs, the individual will work closely with the senior management team to develop both short and long term strategic marketing efforts. In addition, the individual will conduct research projects in collaboration with the Education Division staff. Responsibilities also include establishing and maintaining a strong and consistent identity for the museum and its programs, achievement of the museum’s audience development and attendance goals, and serving as liaison with other museum professionals through AAM and marketing associations. A Bachelor's degree is required (masters degree preferred), and at least 8 plus years senior managerial experience in marketing or advertising and public relations to include staff supervision, team leadership and budget management. Requirements also include demonstrated expertise in brand positioning and research, planning and decision-making skills and strategic leadership. Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills, and ability to articulate to a wide audience the museum’s cultural and community mission; museum experience preferred. An EOE Employer. An alcohol and drug free environment. We require the individual to be technologically proficient and committed to team-based project management. Send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to The Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, ATTN: HR-DM or email to jobs@thewalters.org

*** From Jae Lee:

Hi Ned,

I've got a career opportunity that I'd like to share with the JOTW audience. Would you please run these in the next edition of the newsletter?

Many thanks!

Jae

70.) Senior Communications Manager, content transformation, Northern VA

Our client, located in Northern VA, a leader in the field of content transformation, specifically helping companies world-wide with their process outsourcing and content management, is seeking to add a Senior Marketing Communications Manager to its ranks. This position reports directly to the Chief Marketing Officer and will have access to other members of the company’s executive team.

Responsibilities:

All aspects of marketing for the company and its suite of total life cycle content management services

Drive marketing in support of sales efforts, including managing the production of sales collateral, some targeted advertising and planning corporate events

Primary contact for company’s public relations firm

Requirements:

6-8 years of strong marketing experience in a corporate environment

Background in a sophisticated product, service and/or B2B environment

Ability to multi-task in a rapid-pace environment

Excellent writing skills with the ability to synthesize complex material into clear and concise points

Experience in media, legal, or e-Learning service industries a plus, but not required

Contact Information:

Please send resume to marie@careerprofiles.com along with Job ID #10275

71.) Communications Manager, scientific and professional organization, Washington, DC

Our Client, a scientific and professional organization with an extensive member base, is seeking a freelance-to-hire Communications Manager to join their Metro accessible DC headquarters.

Responsibilities:

Creates, revises, and edits content for all communications (web-based email, newsletter, and print publications)

Collaborates closely with other staff on content development for the web-based communications, and works with staff to facilitate content development

Act as liaison between three key publications

Supports communications-related activities for the Executive Director

Manages report preparation and other content submission to various offices/publications

Handles design/layout and manages production of print communications for members

Consults closely with outside vendors and other staff on printing and mailing, and handles related budget tracking

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field

Minimum five years experience in communications/publications/Web site content management (minimum of ten years relevant experience may substitute for a bachelor’s degree)

Excellent written and oral communications skills, including editing

Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain productive working relationships with a variety of individuals

Demonstrated experience and proficiency in each of the following: IBM PCs, Macintosh computers, Windows 2000, XP and NT, standard office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook; Dreamweaver, HTML, Pagemaker, Quark, Photoshop and/or Illustrator, PowerPoint; thorough familiarity with the Internet

Knowledge of the publication design and layout process, printing and mail house operations

Experience managing projects and tracking budgets

Ability to handle multiple projects with shifting priorities

Ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining high-quality of work

Compensation/Salary/Base Pay:

N/A

Contact Information:

Please send resume to marie@careerprofiles.com along with Job ID #10337

72.) Account Executive, public policy and investment information publisher, Washington, DC

Our client, a leading public policy and investment information publisher, seeks an energetic sales professional to join their team, which is comprised of a network of 20+ web sites, newsletters and e-letters serving the political news and investment markets.

Our client's periodicals, books, and book clubs give readers up-to-the-minute news as well as in-depth analysis and commentary on world events.

Responsibilities

The Senior Account Executive’s primary responsibility is to sell advertising and drive revenue for an established publication with a solid book of business. You’ll join an A-team of account executives and support staff that represent a host of leading brands and utilizes cutting-edge technology.

You must be comfortable prospecting, managing accounts and working in a team sales environment.

• Proactively prospect for and qualify potential new advertising accounts

• Handle incoming leads for designated territory or category

• Meet quarterly revenue targets

• Pitch new business

• Work cross-functionally with team members and sharing best practices

Requirements

• BA/BS degree or equivalent.

• Demonstrated experience prospecting, and growing an account list, as well as closing sales.

• At least 1-5 years experience in advertising sales

Compensation/Salary/Base Pay:

N/A

Contact Information:

Please send resume to april@careerprofiles.com along with Job ID #10263

73.) Copy Writing and Communications Specialist, RUN Property, Melbourne Metro, VIC Australia

http://mycareer.com.au/jobs/melbourne/marketing/communications/5172609+copy+writing+and+communications+specialist.aspx

74.) Staff Photojournalist, Fauquier Times-Democrat, Warrenton, VA

The Fauquier Times-Democrat, an award-winning Wed./Fri. newspaper in Warrenton VA, frequently named the best large-circulation weekly in the state, is seeking a talented, hard-working, versatile photographer to join our team of three other photographers to shoot for this and two sister newspapers. The ideal candidate will have experience with newspapers and creative, visual storytelling ability. Good time-management skills essential. Multimedia experience a plus. Some nighttime and weekend work. Company provides full set of Canon gear and lighting equipment.

http://www.timescommunity.com/site/news.asp?brd=2553&pag=460&dept_id=572671

75.) Director of Integrated Media – Internet Group, Saga Communications, Grosse Point Farms, MI

Saga Communications is searching for a Director of Integrated Media to develop and implement strategies to leverage its radio and television station audience and generate increased advertising revenue by developing its websites and streaming operations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

• Work with Corporate leadership in creating and implementing Saga Communications interactive initiatives and establish comprehensive strategies to effectively reach goals.

• Assembly of a capable team; skilled in interactive initiatives and implementation.

• Identify and recommend key technologies and technology partners.

• Work with station management to maximize station benefit from interactive initiatives.

• Travel as appropriate to respective markets for training purposes.

• Develop group wide sales initiatives with regards to interactive.

• Help formulate and manage budgets for interactive department.

• Establish clear program goals and success metrics.

• Coordination of internal resources to facilitate effective communication with Saga staff.

• Creation of structure that is repeatable, responsive and effective.

Experience: Primary Skills:

• Broadcast (radio/television) experience in sales, promotion or programming

• Experience with selling interactive products

• The ability to discern multiple points of view

• The ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of personalities

• Analytic ability to determine real world feasibility of initiatives

• Design principles with particular focus on web and email design

• Outgoing, assertive, and great communication and presentation skills

• The capacity for big picture thinking

• The aptitude to create consensus

• Passionate about the interactive space and comfortable with new technology in general

• Successful track record in developing sales strategies for media web initiatives

Other:

• Highly organized

• Able to demonstrate superior interpersonal and collaborative skills

• Knowledgeable about the metrics of traditional media, especially broadcast, as well as the metrics of new media

• The charisma to lead, the drive to succeed, and the ability to grow

• BA or BS Degree preferred

• Position located in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (Detroit area)

Contact: Marcia Lobaito, Senior VP, Human Resources – mloabaito@sagacom.com

http://www.sagacommunications.com/jobs/job_listings.php?action=display&id=530

76.) SENIOR EDITORIAL ASSISTANT, Research Department, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Washington, D.C.

Summary of Position: The Senior Editorial Assistant researches, writes/rewrites, edits, and proofreads a variety of materials, such as reports, position papers, speeches, articles, handbills, posters, pamphlets, and other items; develops text and graphics to communicate research findings; and designs publications and presentations using software for layout, graphics, and photo manipulation.

Qualifications and Experience Necessary: The Senior Editorial Assistant must have a bachelor’s or graduate degree in journalism, English, communications, industrial relations, or a related field, and five years of professional experience in research, writing, and publishing. S/he must have knowledge and experience in structuring and conducting original research and summarizing and presenting findings in written form for publication, using professionally accepted style manuals. The position requires experience in preparing documents and artwork for final production by commercial printers.

The position also requires a thorough understanding of the department’s software and hardware used for word processing (Microsoft Word), presentations (PowerPoint), layout (InDesign CS2), PDF creation and structuring (Acrobat Professional), graphic design (Illustrator CS2), and photo manipulation (Photoshop CS2), including an understanding of file compatibility, font selection, and color theory.

Applicants may submit work samples, including professional publications, reflecting experience and qualifications in the areas outlined above.

If interested, please e-mail a cover letter and résumé to:

Director of Research

IBEW

900 Seventh Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001

E-mail: ibewposition@ibew.org

http://www.unionjobs.com/staff/dc/IBEW-4.html

77.) Manager – Corporate and Employee Communications, Verizon, Basking Ridge, New Jersey

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=65&jb=2182584

*** From Carole Chandler:

Ned,

I have attached a position description for a Communications Manager with USO Metro at Fort Myer.

Thank you for including this on your website.

Carole Chandler

Human Capital Advisors

78.) Communications Manager, USO of Metropolitan Washington, Fort Myer, Virginia

USO is a voluntary, civilian, nonprofit organization serving the human needs of military personnel and their families worldwide. Since 1941 the USO has fostered understanding and interaction between the military and civilian communities. The core of the USO today is a human services program offered through Airport Centers, Fleet Centers, Family and Community Centers, Orientation and Intercultural Programs, and Celebrity Entertainment.

USO-Metro is the largest affiliate of the World USO Organization’s 160 locations and one of the most sophisticated and successful. Administratively based at Fort Myer, USO Metro operates four Airport Assistance Centers, five Family Support Centers, and one Joint Services Center. USO Metro also provides a wide range of services including local special events, food assistance, holiday programs, hospital visits, information programs, job fairs, orientation programs, child safety programs, an entertainment ticket-line, and administers the worldwide USO program called Operation USO Care Package.

The Communications Manager reports to the Vice President – Communications & Development (VPCD) USO Metro.

Overall Responsibilities:

Develops and implements consistent communications and marketing strategies that strengthen the USO brand and generate high visibility for the USO of Metropolitan Washington and its mission. Serves as a liaison with a number of pro bono PR and marketing agencies.

Develops and implements effective internal communications strategies and vehicles for the staff and volunteers of the organization to promote open communication, learning and collaboration.

Works with the VPCD on concept development, and execution of community relations, media relations and special events activities support.

Further develops and innovates the organizational presence on the world wide web, serving as the key staff member responsible for keeping the website current.

Provides concept and story development, writing, editing and production supervision of organizational collaterals, including annual report, print and electronic newsletters, website content, press releases, presentations, briefs, direct marketing and fund development materials, talking points and speeches for organizational personnel.

Serves as a spokesperson for the organization.

Principal Accountabilities:

 Works with the President and VPCD to develop and implement short-term and long-term communication and marketing strategies that compliment the organizations strategic plan.

 Oversees the development of organizational print materials including the newsletter, the annual USO Guide to Washington, fact sheets, annual report, marketing pieces, website, programs and brochures.

 Manages and analyzes the effectiveness of organizational materials, including print, web and e-communications, to ensure consistency in overall image of organization.

 Coordinates and implements media relations activities including developing story ideas, press conferences, creating and submitting calendar announcements, press advisories and releases for publication. Responds to press inquiries, and maintains relationships with media representatives.

 Promotes the USO with other social service organizations, community organizations and PAO’s at all local military commands.

 Improves and maintains the media database and organizational contacts list.

 Develops and maintains relationships with vendors, designers, media and others required to support communications projects and needs.

 Works with the Special Events Manager to develop pre and post event written materials needed for events, to include script writing, program design and correspondence copy.

 Works with VPCD to provide overall direction in organizational messaging and branding.

 Prepares and maintains the annual marketing plan to meet visibility of all organization programs, services and events.

 Maximizes use of pro bono PR and Marketing firms to stretch organizational resources and broaden the reach of USO-Metro messaging.

 Develops and implements the organizational presence on the worldwide web and serves as the key staff member responsible for keeping website current.

 Other duties as assigned.

Areas of Competency:

 Polished communication skills with ability to interact well with the public, board and staff.

 Proven written and oral communications skills with emphasis on creating and writing collateral material.

 Knowledge of Washington and Baltimore media as well as military publications.

 Highly organized, flexible and self motivated with the ability to manage multiple tasks and remain calm in hectic situations.

 Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.

Education/Experience:

 Bachelor’s degree with a background in journalism, public relations or related field that included significant writing for public consumption.

 Prefer three years work experience in a non-profit or military setting.

 Knowledge of desktop publishing required, Quark Xpress and InDesign preferred. Experience using DreamWeaver or comparable HTML editor.

 Strong interest and knowledge of the USO and its programs, services, and mission.

For confidential inquiries, please contact:

Carole Chandler

Human Capital Advisors LLC

carole@humancapitaladvisors.com

*** From Bill Seiberlich:

79.) Internet Marketing Coordinator, Franklin Mint, Exton, PA

The Franklin Mint, an Exton, PA company seeks an individual to assist

in Internet marketing management for its e-commerce websites, which

include franklinmint.com and morganmint.com. Individual must have strong skills in online marketing and Internet technologies.

About the Position: Individual will be responsible for assisting in the marketing, development and reporting of our websites. Individual will help coordinate all strategic, technical and tactical aspects of the company's interactive marketing efforts to generate quality leads–including direct email, SEM/SEO, affiliate, and other online media.

Individual will work closely with the Internet Director in web

development to deliver a rich media experience to customers. Individual must be able to work with minimal supervision, have the initiative to research and suggest new ideas and tools, and be a good team player. The major responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Web Marketing – Help coordinate online marketing channels, including

SEM/SEO, shopping portals, affiliate programs, direct email, email

acquisition, loyalty programs, holiday programming, promos and surveys.

– Web Development – Assist in managing and tracking the timing, budget, creative development, technical evolution, execution and reporting of marketing projects.

– Site metrics – Assist in performing A/B testing, competitive analysis and statistical analysis, and make recommendations based on those metrics.

– Lead generation – Help develop and execute lead-generation activities online. Assist in implementing the business plan to meet sales goals and objectives.

Required Skills:

– Basic HTML

– Flash

– Photoshop

– Dreamweaver

– Microsoft Suite

– Access database

Position Requirements:

– Strong planning, organizing, managing, and skills required to work

with a variety of projects and people simultaneously.

– Ability and experience in tracking and measuring effectiveness of

programs.

– Ability to effectively work with minimal supervision, including

attention to details and deadlines.

– Excellent planning, analytical, organizational, and budgeting skills.

– Fluency in English with excellent verbal and written communication

and some presentation skills.

– Minimum 4 years experience in online marketing

Preferable:

– Experience in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine

Marketing (SEM)

– Experience in web site traffic analysis, preferably with Ominture,

HitBox or Google Analytics

– Knowledge of retail industry

What We Offer:

– Opportunity to grow with an industry leader

– Great work environment

– Full medical benefits

– 401K plan

The position is full-time and available immediately. Please include a

cover letter, resume and salary requirements in your response. Please

provide a phone number where you can be reached for a telephone

interview.

We look forward to hearing from you soon. Thank you.

Contact: Julie Stein at julie@morganmint.com

80.) Communications Manager, Pepco Holdings, Newark, DE

Pepco Holdings, Inc. (PHI) is one of the largest electricity delivery

and natural gas companies in the mid-Atlantic region. More than 1.8

million customers in Washington D.C., Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia depend on PHI for their electricity and natural gas needs.

We are seeking a Communications Manager to join the staff at our

Newark, Delaware location. In this role, you will design, coordinate,

and produce internal and external communications & media relations

deliverables. Responsible for maintaining policies and procedures,

monitoring company media, producing press releases, representing the

company in the public domain and utilizing electronic publishing

technology.

Required:

– Bachelor's degree in Communications or related field OR the

equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

– Experience demonstrating skill writing publications, speeches and/or

presentations.

– Familiarity with the energy marketplace sufficient to respond to

media inquiries and draft speeches.

– Experience demonstrating skill interacting with both internal and

external customers in highly volatile/demanding situations.

– Experience demonstrating skill comprehending complex information and

translating it into easily understandable terms appropriate for news

media and the general public.

– Experience demonstrating skill exercising good judgment during

rapidly changing situations that affect corporate media and public

relations.

– Experience demonstrating skill using PC-based word processing,

spreadsheet, presentation, publishing, Internet and e-mail software.

– Ability and willingness to work in a team environment.

– Ability and willingness to travel and work at various locations as

required, including overnight travel.

– Ability and willingness to work extended and non-standard hours and

during emergency situations as required.

– Must possess a valid driver's license.

– Must successfully pass a Criminal History Records Check.

Preferred:

– Experience demonstrating skill serving as a key corporate

spokesperson on camera and in print within a corporate and/or media

setting.

– Experience demonstrating skill monitoring local and industry media

activities (for example, gas daily, power daily).

– Experience demonstrating skill managing a web site.

– Experience demonstrating skill coordinating and managing media events and communication programs.

– Familiarity with accounting and financial terms sufficient to respond to media inquiries and draft speeches.

– Experience demonstrating skill managing a budget.

– Ability to communicate effectively in Spanish.

PHI is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer with a

commitment to diversity.

Contact: Please apply at

http://careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?dv=dv&APath=2.21.0.0.0&sfascc=communications,+public+relations,+PR,+media,+marketing,+marketing+communications,+public+affairs,+writer,+graphic&IPath=QAKGV&sname=&jrdid=&lpage=47&job_did=J8N5Q5704M597F464DJ

81.) Special Events/PR Manager, Boscovs, Wilmington, DE

Job Description

– To plan and administer a busy schedule with promotions, fashion shows and other special events.

– May be called upon at the discretion of management to perform

comparable duties of a similar or related nature, and/or assist in other areas where staffing shortages exist.

– Strong community ties.

– Strong communication, problem-solving, written, and verbal skills.

– Retail background helpful, but not required.

– Experience in advertising and planning a plus.

Boscovs Offers:

– Competitive starting rates

– Comprehensive Benefit Package

– Merit Increases

– Paid Vacations

– Liberal Employee Discount

– The chance to work with the nicest people youve ever met

Work where people love to shop!

Contact: Please apply online at

http://jobview.monster.com/getjob.asp?JobID=59815540

82.) Marketing Coordinator – rsvp.com.au, RSVP, Sydney, NSW Australia

http://mycareer.com.au/jobs/sydney/marketing/communications/5261948+marketing+coordinator+rsvp+com+au.aspx?style=priority

*** From Jeannine Rucker,

83.) Coordinator, Corporate Communications (Marketing), Delta Dental of California, San Francisco, CA

Delta Dental of California is the state’s largest dental health plan. Along with its affiliates, the nonprofit corporation covers nearly 17 million people in its commercial and government programs throughout California and 19.2 million throughout the nation. It is part of a national holding company system formed with Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and its affiliates. Together, the holding company members represent one of the largest dental benefits systems in the country, with 22 million enrollees.

Purpose: To coordinate the production of corporate materials to external audiences, including newsletters, brochures, web content and special projects for dental health plan.

Essential Functions:

1. Manage Corporate Communications projects from inception through distribution (including research, writing, approvals, editing, proofreading, graphic design, overall quality control, mailing and/or electronic distribution, archiving and maintenance) for external audiences (brokers, prospective clients, clients and enrollees).

2. Develop strategic marketing messages for corporate materials for external audiences.

3. Produce and maintain web pages on intranet, produce electronic versions of newsletters and produce PowerPoint presentations. Assist in project management of sales video presentations.

4. Produce and update project timelines, goals and budget reports and perform other record-keeping duties.

5. Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Requirements:

1. Seven years of experience as a professional writer and project manager in corporate environment.

2. Excellent writing, editing, proofreading and verbal communication skills. Ability to pass writing, editing and proofreading test.

3. Organizational and project management skills. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects on tight deadlines while maintaining high quality standards.

4. Experience with Windows platform and MS Office suite.

5. Basic HTML skills and web publishing experience with FrontPage preferred.

6. Working knowledge of electronic distribution methods.

7. Working knowledge of layout and print and web production.

8. Working knowledge of video production preferred.

9. Math skills

10. B.A. in communications, marketing or related field.

11. Knowledge of health care industry issues preferred.

Contact: ahom@delta.org

84.) Managing Editor, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=13337

85.) Senior DoD Communications Strategist, JANSON Communications, Manassas, VA

We are searching for a senior-level communications strategist with active security clearances and extensive experience in strategic communications planning and Public Relations Management for large dynamic organizations. Candidates with a background in policy development and communications planning with an emphasis on marketing communications, change management and communication outreach and execution are strongly encouraged to apply. An ideal candidate would have extensive experience in supporting DoD organizations and/or while serving in the U.S. military and/or the federal government. Ten years minimum experience required with a successful track record of increased responsibility. An undergraduate degree in communications, journalism or similar disciplines is strongly preferred. A security clearance is required.

Contact: Janet Chihocky (janet@jansoncom.com)

http://jobview.monster.com/getjob.asp?JobID=60230941

*** From Arron Robinson:

Hello! Can you post this job listing? Thank you!

Ms. Arron Robinson

86.) PAID Intern/Account Trainee, CarryOn Communication, Los Angeles, CA

CarryOn Communication, a Los Angeles-based full-service communications agency is looking to hire a PAID Intern/Account Trainee to support its Health & Nutrition practice group. Intern will work on several of the agencies largest clients developing pitches and press releases, conducting media outreach, building media lists, and a variety of other career-building activities. Additional information is available at www.carryonpr.com. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Arron Robinson at arronr@carryonpr.com.

87.) AVP, Internal Communications, Countrywide Financial, Thousand Oaks, CA

http://jobs.careerjournal.com/careers/jobsearch/detail?searchType=quick&kAndEntire=communications&country=United+States&jobId=3060588

88.) Director of Communications, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, Columbia, MO

http://adweek.careercast.com/texis/jobsearch/details.html?id=46927f3a49b021

89.) Strategic Communications Specialist I/II/III, Public Affairs Department, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Washington, DC

http://www.unionjobs.com/staff/dc/afscmenat-319(HR).html

*** From Dave Groobert:

Ned:

Can you please run this in your next issue, thanks,

– Dave

90.) Senior Account Executive or Account Supervisor, Environics Communications, Washington, DC

Environics Communications (www.environicspr.com), a full-service North American public relations agency with offices in Washington, Metro New York, Toronto and Montreal, is looking for a Senior Account Executive or Account Supervisor for our Washington, DC office. Ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of public relations experience, including PR experience in a business-to-business setting or with B-2-B clients at an agency. Environics is a management-owned agency offering competitive salaries, benefits including fully paid health insurance and profit-sharing, and a friendly, dynamic environment in which hard work is recognized and rewarded.

Applicants should already reside in the Greater Washington metropolitan area, as relocation will not be provided. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to careers@ecius.net. No telephone calls please, and only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.

91.) Intern – Corporate Communications, NBC Universal, New York, NY

http://www.mediabistro.com/joblistings/jobview.asp?joid=60597

92.) Marketing Communications Specialist, Medtronic, Goleta, CA

http://jobs.careerjournal.com/careers/jobsearch/detail?searchType=quick&kAndEntire=communications&country=United+States&jobId=2652495

*** From Ronald Franz:

Ed, Thanks again for your input. I have attached two position

descriptions for your review and/or inclusion in your newsletter or

website. Please let me know if you have any questions or comments. I

appreciate your assistance and hopefully we can be helpful for a

position for someone in your

readership base. Ron

Ronald Franz

Fisher-Todd

212-986-9052 ext 495

93.) Director of Communications Strategy & Research, financial services firm, metropolitan Boston

The Company:

A financial services firm, headquartered in metropolitan Boston with offices worldwide. The company helps leading financial institutions develop and execute financial growth strategies including portfolio acquisition, strategic alliance development, and direct response credit card marketing management. In addition, the company provides consulting services to help financial institutions enhance operations, enter new markets, and improve profitability.

Summary:

The Director of Communications Strategy & Research will work with executive management to build and communicate the company’s brand. The incumbent will be responsible for understanding the competitive dynamics of each of the firm’s businesses, planning and managing a communication strategy, writing communications copy, and managing external vendor relationships.

In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for coordinating internal company communications as well as writing copy for client facing materials – pitch decks, company brochure, and corporate website.

The individual will have good business instincts and exposure to the financial services industry. Most importantly, the incumbent must be an effective communicator, an accomplished researcher and an outstanding writer.

Responsibilities:

• Work with executive team to develop branding strategy and corporate communication materials

• Support business unit research needs, i.e. market analyses, competitor analyses, business plan development, etc.

• Work with management to understand and articulate the value proposition of each of the firm’s businesses and the entity overall

• Establish communications calendar to ensure consistent communication of success to current clients and the public

• Interface with business unit leaders on a regular basis to ensure that contributions to the calendar are timely and relevant

• Develop sales copy for pitch decks, business unit overviews, and company presentations as required

• Manage corporate website content and draft copy reflecting the corporate brand and the company’s desired positioning in the marketplace

• Monitor business trends that impact company strategy, development and positioning

Synthesize and articulate key findings as appropriate for sales, marketing, operations, finance, and executive audiences.

Qualifications:

• B.A. / B.S., graduate degree preferred

• Corporate communications / strategic research – related role

• Good business judgment

• Extraordinary writing skills

• Accomplished researcher – ideally published in academic journals

• Experience in the financial services industry is a plus but not required

• Sophisticated presentation skills

• An entrepreneurial mentality

• Ability to work in a competitive and fast moving corporate environment

• Exceptionally bright and articulate individual with the courage of his/her convictions

• Persuasive and self-confident

• Proficient with all major desktop software applications and the Internet

Contact: Ronald Franz, Fisher-Todd Associates, 122 East 42nd Street, Suite 320, New York, NY 10168, email: rfranz@winstonstaffing.com, Phone: 212-986-9052 ext.495.

94.) Senior Managing Director, public relations company, New York City, NY

The firm is looking to hire a Senior Managing Director, 10-15 years of professional experience: big budget management experience; agency experience; strong staff management experience; banking/financial services PR experience, and very high level financial media contacts.

Primary responsibilities of a SMD:

• The Senior Managing Director oversees several accounts or two very large accounts.

• Develop and grow senior client relationships.

• Develop and drive implementation of complete communications programs for clients.

• Provide strategic recommendations for crisis communications on behalf of clients.

• Manage on-going business and lend the necessary time and support to help accounts realize their full potential.

• Maintain clear and consistent communication between the client and agency

• Run autonomously large accounts.

• Manage a minimum of $75,000 per month.

• Actively develop new business for the agency: 1. Identify opportunities for additional assignments for existing clients. 2. Create first draft for new business proposals. 3. Proactively participate in business development initiatives

• Responsible for client billing, activity reports and other client administrative duties.

• Responsible for mentoring and career development; manage reviews and promotions.

• Foster good will and a positive work environment agency-wide.

The firm is a public relations company with offices in major metropolitan locations. This position is located in New York City. The firm helps clients build corporate reputation, develop communications strategy, reach important individuals in capital markets, government, and public opinion, and manage crises communications. The firm serves clients in such industries as financial services, technology, and health care as well as charitable organizations and government agencies.

Contact: Ronald Franz, Fisher-Todd Associates, 122 East 42nd Street, Suite 320, New York, New York 10168, email: rfranz@winstonstaffing.com. Phone: 212-986-9052 ext. 495

95.) Spanish Language Media Organizer, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), Miami, FL

http://www.unionjobs.com/staff/fl/aftra-fl.html

*** From Laurie Mitchell, CPC:

Thanks, Ned, this is a great 6-figure opportunity.

Laurie Mitchell, CPC (Certified Personnel Consultant)

Laurie Mitchell & Company, Inc.

Marketing Communications Executive Search

www.LaurieMitchellCompany.com

MitchellCo17@aol.com

96.) SVP/Employee Communications, Cleveland, OH

Laurie Mitchell & Co., Inc., a Marketing Communications Executive Search Firm, has placed 1100+ MarCom professionals over the last 22 years. We staff Public Relations/Advertising Agencies and scores of large & small, public & private companies throughout the Ohio region and beyond.

We are now conducting a retained executive search for a Senior Vice President of Employee Communications who will lead all internal communications for 15,000 employees in nine states. This role will develop and implement the employee communications strategy and tactics that drive accomplishment of multiple business objectives with a particular emphasis on employee engagement and change management to further sales and customer experience. This senior leader will oversee creation and delivery of messages through electronic, print, and face-to-face channels, and is responsible for ongoing measurement and assessment of communications effectiveness using state-of-the-art metrics.

Our clients always desire well-rounded, hands-on professionals with stellar writing and interpersonal skills accustomed to working with colleagues at all levels of an organization. Our employer-paid-fee services are strictly confidential. We will never compromise or jeopardize candidates.

Relocation expenses provided. If you are serious about living in Cleveland, and not just tire-kicking, please email your bullet-format resume as a single MS Word file to: MitchellCo17@aol.com . Name the attachment with your last name first, then first name (smith, mary.doc). Please put your name in the subject line and include a thoughtful email message stating your current salary. We will personally and quickly acknowledge all qualified submissions.

www.LaurieMitchellCompany.com

Laurie Mitchell, CPC

Laurie Mitchell & Co., Inc.

Marketing Communications Executive Search

MitchellCo17@aol.com

*** From Jeanene Brunette:

Hi Ned:

Would you please deliver this JD in your next newsletter. This company has offices globally and this person could work remotely from any of their locations.

How are you?

Very best,

Jeanene

97.) DIRECTOR, WORLDWIDE TALENT ATTRACTION, ACQUISITION AND MOVEMENT For Privately-Held Leading Public Relations Agency

This multi-service public relations agency has offices around the world with six global practices – Technology, Healthcare, Public Affairs, Corporate Communications, Consumer Marketing and Digital Strategies. The agency has been named PR Week's “Large Agency of the Year” and “Best Agency to Work For” in addition to being recognized by the Holmes Report as “Best Large Agency to Work For”. As a member of the HR management team, reporting directly to the Senior Vice President of HR, this is a rare opportunity to provide both strategic and tactical leadership for the agencies worldwide global talent acquisition activities. This senior level contributor will develop a world class talent sourcing, planning and executive recruiting strategy that allows the agency to attract and retain the talent needed to reach the agency’s objectives.

Responsibilities: Design and implement a global workforce planning model; Develop strategically aligned workforce plans across agency; Grow agency’s influence and building of a future pipeline of talent; Monitor market conditions and perceptions within the US and globally; Analyze factors that influence work/life choices among targeted applicant pools and incorporate into the brandy strategies; Elevate emerging trends in the agency with regard to issues that impact employee satisfaction and retention; Assess and continuously improve staffing infrastructure; Partner with HR partners on initiatives that will impact client teams, resulting in deep and full integration of the staffing function; Develop, implement and manage global strategies and programs necessary to source, select and acquire top-notch senior execs; Develop and drive innovative talent sourcing and acquisition strategies across the agency including selection of search firms, internet recruiting, campus programs and recruiting, direct sourcing, employee referral, etc; Leverage the agencies technology based infrastructure including implementation of new applicant management systems; Develop web based recruiting strategies and innovative intranet tools and resources to streamline customer recruiting and staffing transactions; Manage staffing partners including some based remotely.

Experience: 15 plus years in HR with some portion of career focused on staffing or 12 plus years of staffing experience designing and implementing recruiting and retention strategies that drive organizational effectiveness; Specific experience with initiatives to include university outreach, diversity, employee referral programs and CRM initiatives; Strategic understanding of staffing as it relates back to the business; Strong leadership driven management style that emphasizes collaboration; Track record working in a complex performance-driven matrixes environment building strong relationships with internal and external key stakeholders; Minimum of 8 years experience leading a large staffing team globally dispersed; Experience designing and implementing effective global workforce planning models (US, EMEA, Asia); Background with strong brands in a professional services, billable environment with an exempt population; Deep knowledge of recruiting technology advances (web2.0) and passionate about cutting-edge alternatives to sourcing and attracting candidates; Strong written, verbal and presentation skills. Ideal candidate has experience of building or rebuilding a staffing organization. Compensation DOE.

Jeanene Brunette – Brunette Associates

Marketing / Research / Executive Recruiting

1301 Spring Street Suite 11F

Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: 206.324.1992

Fax: 206.325.7057

Mobile: 206.618.0955

Email: J@BrunetteAssoc.com

Website: http://www.BrunetteAssoc.com

98.) Media Officer (part-time), Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC), Adelaide, SA, Australia

The AusSMC is an independent national centre based in Adelaide, South

Australia that aims to inform debate and make science more accessible to everyone by giving scientists more of a voice on important issues of the day.

The AusSMC is looking for a part-time Media Officer initially for three months from early August with the possibility for the position to be ongoing. Experienced in news gathering and/or media relations, s/he will share responsibility for the overall activities of the Centre and initiate and run core activities. Some interstate travel may be required.

The candidate must have:

* At least 3 years experience in a news environment

* Ability to work successfully within a small, dynamic team

* Excellent communication and IT skills

* Excellent organisational abilities

* An interest in science

Salary is by negotiation, depending on experience and expertise.

For further information and contact Marilyn Arnold, phone 08-8207-7415

during business hours or email marnold@aussmc.org

Applications close COB Friday 27th July 2007.

99.) PR Assistant/PA – Total Exposure, Johannesburg, South Africa

Leading lifestyle publicity consultancy looking for a young exceptional pr assistant to lend support to publicity team. Must be highly articulate, computer literate and interested in popular culture, extremely organised and willing to work in a fast past, hard working, stimulating environment. Will be responsible for developing publicity reports, maintaining media databases, guest list management and support at events as well general office support. Will suit individual looking to develop a publicity career.

Requirements

Must have post matric qualification and some direct working experience with an interest in publicity and public relations

Very strong MS Office skills

Very organised individual who pays attention to detail and is deadline driven

Ability to work across multiple accounts and handle pressure

Must have good written and verbal communications skills.

Outgoing and ability to interact with people.

Must have own car

Personal Skills/Attributes

The company sets very high work standards and will only suit an individual that is ambitious, able to handle a large workload and willing to grown in a pr environment.

Details

Remuneration: R66,000.00

Province:

City:

Education level: Diploma

Job level: Junior

Own transport required: Yes

Type: Permanent

Contact

Jeremy Briar

Total Exposure

011 788 8725

jeremy@totalexposure.co.za

http://www.bizcommunity.com:80/Job/196/18/55997.html

100.) Assistant Editorial Manager – Review Department Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC

Basic Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or related field, or equivalent knowledge with 3 years of related professional experience, with one year of supervisory experience.

Job Description:

The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) is the National Academy of Science's official peer-reviewed journal of original scientific research. Since its establishment in 1914, it publishes cutting-edge research reports, commentaries, reviews, perspectives, colloquium papers, and actions of the Academy. Coverage in PNAS spans the biological, physical, and social sciences.

The Assistant Editorial Manager supervises editorial peer-review staff, monitors editorial board workload, and handles all aspects of the journal’s editorial peer-review process. Applicants should have excellent process management and personnel management skills, plus good professional judgment. An understanding of scientific peer-review procedures is desired. Proven leadership and background in biological science is also desired.

Specific duties include:

1. Supervises editorial review staff including holding weekly team meetings and writing staff performance reviews.

2. Advises junior staff on how to interpret editorial decisions and deal with manuscripts stalled in the review process.

3. Responsible for all aspects of peer-review including:

– Working with the Editor-in-Chief and Board members on re-reviews of challenged manuscripts.

– Handling appeals of rejected manuscripts.

– Handling routine peer-review, including securing member editors, referees, and relaying decision to authors.

– Tracks review matrices for the Editor Manager including, time to first decision, time to rejection without review, and frequency of appeals.

– Serves as the office point of contact for routine and non-routine editorial inquiries.

– Serves as the office contact for problem papers and disgruntled authors and reviewers.

– Brings problem papers to the attention of the Editorial Manager.

– Assists in and manages the assignment of manuscripts to the appropriate Editorial Board members.

4. Attends the Editorial Board meeting as needed.

5. Other duties as assigned.

http://nationalacademies.wfrecruiter.com/jobs_details1.asp?Job_id=99680&Page_Id=5911&Published=1

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