JOTW 30-2010


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Strategic Communication Management Summit 2010

October 5–7, Waterview Conference Center, Washington DC

A new city, a new format and a new focus for internal communicators.

www.melcrum.com/ussummit

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JOTW 30-2010

26 July 2010

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In this issue:

(To view these jobs, scroll down to the listings in the content of this newsletter)

*** One Paragraph Pitch

1.) Marketing and Communications Manager, Albertina Kerr Centers, Portland, OR

2.) Corporate Relations Manager, MANNA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

3.) Director of Development & Communications, MANNA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

4.) Director, Media and Public Relations – DMPR-COMM.1, National Quality Forum, Washington, DC

5.) Marketing Communications/PR intern (Fall 2010 semester), National MS Society, Houston, TX

6.) Senior Manager, Corporate Communications / Affairs, Medco Health Solutions, Franklin Lakes, NJ

7.) Director of University Communications, University of North Carolina at Pembroke Pembroke, North Carolina

8.) Director of Development, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB), Carlisle, PA

9.) Company/Facilities Manager, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB), Carlisle, PA

10.) Part-time Receptionist, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB), Carlisle, PA

11.) Healthcare AE-SAE Public Affairs/PR/Issues Management, issues management/public affairs/strategic communications agency, Ventura/Santa Barbara County, CA

12.) Executive Assistant, Corporate Marketing & Communications, Population Services International, Washington, DC

13.) Marketing Sales Consultant, Froggy 103 & ESPN Radio, Keymarket Communications, Steubenville Ohio

14.) Communications Manager, Service Delivery, Cargill, Hopkins, MN

15.) Manager Corporate Communications, Centene, Clayton, MO

16.) Communications Consultant, T. Rowe Price Investment Services, Inc., Owings Mills, MD

17.) Corporate Communications Assistant, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Burbank, CA

18.) Marketing Communications Consultant, Zurich Financial Services Group, Schaumburg, IL

19.) Corporate Communications Specialist, Intellectual Ventures, Bellevue, WA

20.) Communications Director, The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC), Washington, DC

21.) Online Coordinator, Group Publishing, Inc., Loveland, Colorado

22.) Senior Account Executive Food, Beverage, Nutrition, Porter Novelli, Washington, DC

23.) Corporate Communications Intern, Red Hat, Raleigh, NC

24.) Director of Development and Communications, Housing Development Fund, Stamford, Connecticut

25.) Senior Interactive Strategist, Peter Mayer Advertising, New Orleans, Louisiana

26.) Internal Communication Mgr-208322, Suntrust Mortgage Corp., Richmond, VA

27.) Public Relations and Marketing Manager, Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority, Richmond, VA

28.) Technical Writer/InDesign Guru, Sirius XM Radio, Lawrence Township, New Jersey

29.) Media Relations Director, World Vision, New York City, NY

30.) Senior Manager, Marketing Communications Pacific Biosciences Menlo Park, CA

31.) Junior Graphic Designer, Taylor, New York, NY

32.) Graphic Designer – Intern, Leader Enterprises, Roswell, Georgia

33.) Senior Account Executive, Formula PR, San Diego, California

34.) Web Designer/Front-End Developer, Bates Creative Group, Silver Spring, MD

35.) Account Supervisor, Vitro, San Diego, CA

36.) Senior Manager, Communications, Capital One, Mclean, VA

37.) Senior Communications Manager, Capital One, Richmond, VA

38.) Senior Copywriter, Marlin, Springfield, Missouri

39.) Vocus & PRWeb – Social Media Community Manager, Vocus | PRWeb, Lanham, Md

40.) Paid Communications Internship, Research!America, Alexandria, Virginia

41.) Account Executive, Gregory FCA Communications, Ardmore, PA

42.) Director, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations, Incyte Corporation, Wilmington, DE

43.) Director of Multimedia Marketing, WHHY, Philadelphia, PA

44.) Administrative Coordinator, Communications & Public Relations, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

45.) Senior Writer / Editor for Alumni Communications, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

46.) Technical Advisor, Behavior Change Communications, Population Services International, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

47.) Manager Internal Communications, Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee. Wisconsin

48.) Online Marketing & Development Manager, Action Against Hunger-USA, NY, NY

49.) Multimedia Specialist, DC Water, Washington, DC

50.) Marketing Specialist, MEDecision, Inc., Wayne, PA

51.) Corporate Communications Specialist, Bombardier, Dallas, TX

52.) Communications Specialist, Texas Association of School Administrators, Pasadena, TX

53.) Director of Public Affairs, Scientific Association, Washington, DC

54.) Copy Editor/Proofreader, L3 Communications, Quantico, VA

55.) Fall Communications Intern, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, Maryland

56.) On Air/Production, Cherry Creek Radio Montrose, Montrose, Colorado

57.) Morning Show Disc Jockey, Cherry Creek Radio, Butte, Montana

58.) Communication Coordinator, Carpenters Trusts of Western Washington, Seattle, WA

59.) Assistant Editor Copy Desk, ESPN, Bristol, CT

60.) Editor, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

61.) Communications Officer, On-Change, Thailand

62.) Magazine Editor, The Charlotte Observer, The McClatchy Company, Charlotte, NC

63.) Market Editor, O The Oprah Magazine, Hearst Magazines, New York, NY

64.) Senior Communications Specialist, Education Development Center, Inc., Timor-Leste

65.) Content Manager/Editor, Dynamics Research Corporation, Alexandria, VA

66.) SPECIALIST TECHNICAL CONSULTANCY – INFLUENZA RISK

COMMUNICATION, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea, New Caledonia, France

67.) Associate Travel Editor, Southern Living magazine, Time Inc., Birmingham, AL

68.) Designer/copy editor, Sports Car Market, Portland, OR

69.) Online Communications Associate, United Nations Office for Project Services, Copenhagen, Denmark

70.) Correctional Officer, Tecumseh State Correctional Institution, Tecumseh, NE

71.) Special Assistant, Office of the Board Member, National Transportation Safety Board, Washington, D.C.

72.) Sr. Tour Host, Ben & Jerry's, Waterbury, VT

*** Weekly Piracy Report

…and more! Scroll down and see them all!

*** One Paragraph Pitch:

Seasoned communications practitioner and high-performance director of strategic and operational support in the executive suite seeks career opportunity with values-based company or non-profit in the DC metro area. An adept writer with 15+ years of experience in public relations and journalism, I have specialized expertise in corporate, employee and crisis communications; community relations and public affairs; strategic planning and cross-enterprise project management; and board management and compliance. Looking to bring my reputation as “the go-to person who gets things done” to a hybrid role of communications and administration (e.g., chief of staff, counselor to the president/CEO) for an organization that values its people and rewards those who exceed expectations. Contact dcsearch@me.com for resume and additional information.

*** Once, twice, three, SHOOT:

What’s the “Sport of the month” in the July issue of “Your Very Next Step?”

See www.yourverynextstep.com.

*** COMING IN AUGUST: IABC/DC Metro ANNUAL NETWORKING/RESUME REVIEW NIGHT

IABC/DC Metro gears up for one of the hottest events of the year: its Annual Networking and Resume Review/Career Counseling Night on August 12, 5:30-8:30 pm at Hyatt Regency Bethesda.

One of IABC/DC Metro’s signature events, the Annual Networking Night is a sweat-free tradition in the DC 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.

Where

Hyatt Regency Bethesda

7400 Wisconsin Ave. (One Bethesda Center)

Bethesda, Md.

http://www.iabcdcmetro.org/what-we-do/event_100812.html

*** Strategic Communication Management Summit 2010

October 5–7, Waterview Conference Center, Washington DC

A new city, a new format and a new focus for internal communicators:

• Real-life case studies from world-class organizations that demonstrate the remarkable results that can be achieved

• Facilitated discussions and action-planning sessions: digest what you've heard and plan how you can apply it to your own situation

• Inspiring keynote sessions to bring a forward-looking approach to your work, department and career

• Valuable interactions with a notable group of colleagues and faculty around the challenges that you're facing

Visit www.melcrum.com/ussummit for full program details and information on how to book.

*** Communitelligence Essential Social Media Skills Practicum at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, July 29, 2010

July 29, Atlanta: There's nothing quite like a college campus to spark the learning juices, especially if there's no final to pass. That's why Communitelligence is taking the ESSENTIAL SOCIAL MEDIA SKILLS PRACTICUM (http://www.communitelligence.com/content/ahpg.cfm?spgid=411&full=1) to some of the world's best universities, starting at Georgia Tech. It will be an intense day of challenging interactive discussions, illustrative case studies and hands-on tutorials (bring your laptop). You'll leave armed with the knowledge, inspiration — and a social network — to help you start hitting some social media home runs for your organization. Register with promo code jotw10 to receive $100 off registration. Isn't it time you went back to the CLASSROOM?

*** Why advertise in JOTW:

How would my company justify an expenditure to market to people looking for jobs, as opposed to the PR director in a job?

PR Director

Ned responds:

You have concluded that the 11,000 susbcribers are all out of work.

My research says only 15 percent are out of work and looking. The vast majority are working, and keeping their fingers on the pulse of the profession. And they have important jobs and are big consumers.

• 51 percent say they read JOTW to monitor the job market in the communication field.

• 14 percent (out of the 924 responses) said they have signed up for a product, service or event advertised in JOTW.

• 58.6% said they would consider purchasing professional journals and training materials from JOTW sponsors.

• 67.8% said they would consider purchasing training and continuing education courses from JOTW sponsors.

• 67.8% said they would consider purchasing training and continuing education courses from JOTW sponsors.

This is a well educated network:

Bachelors in Communications/PR 30.3%

Bachelors in other field 27.9%

Masters in Communications/PR 15.1%

MBA 10.4%

Masters in other field 18.6%

PhD/Other Doctorate 3.0%

And well compensated:

$0-$25,000 7.8%

$25,000-$40,000 7.1%

$40,000-$55,000 9.3%

$55,000-$70,000 15.9%

$70,000-$85,000 13.3%

$85,000-$100,000 12.6%

$100,000-$150,000 23.2%

$150,000 and up 10.8%

You can reach this market with impact with impact, with both push (JOTW newsletter) and pull (JOTW website). See the rate card at www.nedsjotw.com on the left side margin. Monthly sponsorships are available, but you must reserve in advance as the months are being reserved well in advance. To sponsor this newsletter, contact Ned lundquist at lundquist989@cs.com.

*** 18 Steps to Socialize Your B2B Marketing

Thursday, August 12, 2010 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (CT)

Use this discount code [JOTW15] for a 15% savings for JOTW readers.

Event Details

B2B marketers are no different than everyone else: companies throughout the world are struggling to figure out what to do with Social Media Marketing. Can you leverage the power of social networks to sell widgets? Is it possible to use video to create more engagement with your clients? Should you start thinking about using location-based networks?

And what about the Sales Team, the CMO, the CEO? Do they need to get Social?

Time to learn from the team at Area 224 – veteran webinar host and Social Media Marketer Dave Van de Walle will lead you through the questions all companies are asking, and give you 18 steps, including…

•What happens when you get the right “sponsor” internally for your social time

•Why “strategy” needs to come after the more important questions

•How to laser-focus your social media time

•The one trick that can help you navigate through the “Social Media Policy” question

•What part of the organization is best-equipped to “own” social – and what happens when you make the wrong decision

•Why Twitter is NOT all about the numbers – and what to do about it

•How to avoid making a perilous decision with location-based networks

And a ton, ton more — including a complete “18 Steps” guide as the “leave-behind” for your webinar attendance.

Get ready to feel the satisfaction of knowing where this all fits — and how to help make Social Media Marketing work for your company.

This is a virtual event – all you need is a computer that has audio capabilities.

Hosted By Area 224

Area 224 is a strategic communications advisory firm that works with emerging brands — startups, not-for-profits, products within big companies, higher ed clients, and anyone looking to laser-focus their communications to sell more stuff.

Use this discount code [JOTW15] for a 15% savings for JOTW readers.

See you there!

http://www.eventbrite.com/event/775902746/224b2b/1724384786

*** Message truncated:

Hi, this week's newsletter ended at job 63. Don't know if it happened to me or everyone.

TK

(You are the only person who indicated to me that they had this problem. My copy came through okay, and many people who replied to the email to me, and hit reply, returned the entire newsletter, so I think you may have a capacity issue. You can always read it online at www.nedsjotw.com.)

*** Staten island Girls:

http://gawker.com/5593795/forgotten-borough-staten-island-gets-its-own-guido-anthem

*** I’ll take a case (thanks to Judy Heise):

It's 55 percent and wrapped in roadkill, is this the world's most 'shocking' beer?

You'd expect a lot from a bottle of beer costing $765. What you get is 55 percent alcohol – and served in a squirrel, weasel or a hare.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38376048/from/toolbar

*** Let’s get to the jobs:

From Mac’s List (http://www.prichardcommunications.com/macs-list.html):

1.) Marketing and Communications Manager, Albertina Kerr Centers, Portland, OR

The Marketing/Communications Manager is responsible for leadership the agency’s marketing, communication, and media activities. The position focuses on strategic development, brand management, media relations, social media, production of publications and print materials, and customer development and business promotion activities. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing, or a closely related discipline, and we prefer at least five years’ directly related experience.

Albertina Kerr Centers is an equal opportunity employer devoted to sustaining a diverse workforce. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

As part of our commitment to creating a safe and drug-free workplace, all Albertina Kerr Centers positions require the successful completion of a

criminal history check and drug test.

Albertina Kerr Centers

424 NE 22nd Avenue

Portland, OR

http://www.albertinakerr.org/EMPLOYMENT/OpenPositions/tabid/36/language/en-US/Default.aspx

2.) Corporate Relations Manager, MANNA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=20636

3.) Director of Development & Communications, MANNA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=20635

*** From Mark Sofman:

4.) Director, Media and Public Relations – DMPR-COMM.1, National Quality Forum, Washington, DC

https://qualityforum.hua.careernetondemand.hrdpt.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=148

*** From James Black:

5.) Marketing Communications/PR intern (Fall 2010 semester), National MS Society, Houston, TX

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/TXH/about-this-chapter/job-postings/index.aspx

*** From Mark Speranza

6.) Senior Manager, Corporate Communications / Affairs, Medco Health Solutions, Franklin Lakes, NJ

Job Description:

Advance your career with the company that created the world’s most advanced pharmacy®.

Medco is a leading healthcare company serving more than 60 million people. We’re looking for individuals who are ready to challenge conventional wisdom in the spirit of positively impacting people’s lives. Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked No. 1 in “Most Admired Companies” in the pharmacy category and No. 5 globally in Innovation. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity, and hard work to help us enhance our products and services. We offer a highly competitive base salary and an outstanding benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401(k) with Company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance, and an employee stock purchase plan.

Job Overview:

This writing-intensive position within corporate communications is a key position in the development and distribution of industry news, company news, and publications that support Medco’s strategic goals.

This individual will primarily contribute to developing communications materials and programs for all employees, and will also be responsible for protecting the Medco brand, by working on issues management with the public affairs team.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Develop, research, write, and edit a variety of employee communication materials.

• Organize town hall meetings. Prepare executive presentations for internal use.

• Develop key messaging and support material for regular, ongoing communication with employees, particularly during periods of high public or media attention. This includes interpreting and framing major organizational issues to be readily understood by employees at various levels who can then work toward their accomplishment.

• Work closely with Corporate Communications, Public Affairs, Human Resources, International, Health Businesses, and Legal, among other functions to create and communicate key corporate messages.

• Works with outside advertising agencies, print and fulfillment vendors, designers, freelance writers, and others in the development of communication materials.

• Assists with subsidiary publications.

• Evaluate, recommend and support the development of new communication technologies for company use.

• Play a back-up role in tracking, filtering and disseminating important industry news (“eClips”) to appropriate internal audiences as needed.

• Work with outside agencies, including print and fulfillment vendors, designers and freelance writers, as needed, in the development, printing and fulfillment of communications for internal and external audiences.

• Prepare standby statements and Q&As on key issues that affect the reputation of the corporation.

Qualifications:

Skills and Knowledge:

• Ability to think critically and strategically

• Demonstrated superior writing/editorial skills.

• Strong oral and interpersonal communication skills

• Strong relationship development, management and leadership skills

• Strong organizational skills, particularly in working with cross-functional, team environments

• Strong project management skills, including ability to manage/track multiple projects concurrently

• Ability to assimilate complex information, and simplify and synthesize the information into plain English.

• Knowledge of and experience in healthcare, managed care, and/or pharmaceutical and pharmacy benefits management industry a plus

• Knowledge of and experience in intranet development, and content authoring software

• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

• Skilled in assessing sensitive situations and judging appropriate communication responses/actions as well as sensitivity and empathy while working with diverse groups of people

• Willingness to offer candid assessment of sensitive situations to senior leadership, and a commitment to keep sensitive information confidential

• Create executive presentations for road shows, town meetings.

Education, Experience & Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in journalism, English, communication, and/or marketing

• 7-10 years of writing or editorial experience, preferably in a corporate/internal communications setting

• Demonstrated proficiency in communication planning and in leading teams

• Demonstrated proficiency in managing agency/vendor relationships

• Strong computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office applications on a PC platform

• Familiarity with intranet-based issues, authoring software, and innovative communication solutions supporting intranet strategies

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

How to apply: ***To apply to this position, kindly go to our website located at www.medco.com/careers, search for this job's requisition number MKTG10301, create a profile, and upload your resume. Thank you once again for your interest in Medco Health Solutions, Inc. and we look forward to hearing from you.

7.) Director of University Communications, University of North Carolina at Pembroke Pembroke, North Carolina

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=20617

*** From Bonnie H. Schulte:

Hi, Ned.

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB) seeks to hire a Director of Development, a Company/Facilities Manager, and a part-time Receptionist.

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet is a nationally and internationally recognized school of classical ballet headquartered in Carlisle, PA. Established in 1955 by Founding Artistic Director Marcia Dale Weary, our threefold mission is to inspire, educate and enrich the lives of our students and the region through training in and the performance of classical ballet.

Position qualifications can be obtained at www.CPYB.org.

Application instructions: Send cover letter and resume to Alan Hineline, Chief Executive Officer, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, 5 North Orange Street, Suite 3, Carlisle, PA 17013-2727.

Bonnie H. Schulte

Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

Carlisle, PA

8.) Director of Development, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB), Carlisle, PA

The ideal candidate is a strong, hands-on nonprofit development generalist bringing broad experience and a demonstrated record of success in the full spectrum of fundraising activities to a growing, fast-paced organization. A new position, the Director of Development will serve to advance the mission of CPYB through the maximization of contributed revenue in the areas of unrestricted, temporarily restricted, and permanently restricted contributions from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government.

As Director of Development, you will have the opportunity to play a critical role in CPYB’s overall donor relationships.

• Spearhead, build, and manage effective, strategic, and collaborative development programs throughout the organization

• Develop and track proposals and reports for all individual, foundation, corporate, and government fundraising

• Act as an account executive and facilitator for major individual, foundation, and corporate donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities related to leading donor prospects

• Manage and implement GiftWorks, overseeing data entry and gift processing

• Oversee organization of special events

• Report to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and work closely with other members of the senior management team

Application instructions: Send cover letter and resume to Alan Hineline, Chief Executive Officer, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, 5 North Orange Street, Suite 3, Carlisle, PA 17013-2727.

9.) Company/Facilities Manager, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB), Carlisle, PA

As Company/Facilities Manager, you will play a vital role in the administration and management of artistic logistics as well as the management and maintenance of all CPYB facilities. Position responsibilities include:

• Contract/license administration and management

• Guest artists management

• Maintenance of audio/visual archives

• Development and maintenance of emergency procedure plan

• Facilities rental

• Production, artistic and administrative staff liaison

• Supervision of load-in and load-out for all productions

• Physical plant management and maintenance

• Supervision of part-time production assistant

• CPYB and Dickinson College facilities management liaison

• The Company/Facilities Manager works closely with the Production Stage Manager and Chief Executive Officer and reports directly to the CEO

Application instructions: Send cover letter and resume to Alan Hineline, Chief Executive Officer, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, 5 North Orange Street, Suite 3, Carlisle, PA 17013-2727.

10.) Part-time Receptionist, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB), Carlisle, PA

As part-time Receptionist, you will play an important role in client and customer relations—both via telephone and face-to-face. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

• Answer telephone, screen and direct calls

• Take and relay messages

• Provide information to callers

• Greet persons entering organization

• Direct persons to correct destination

• Handle queries from the public and customers

• Ensure knowledge of staff movements in and out of organization

• Provide general administrative and clerical support

• Prepare letters and documents

• Receive and sort mail and deliveries

• Tidy and maintain the reception area

Application instructions: Send cover letter and resume to Alan Hineline, Chief Executive Officer, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, 5 North Orange Street, Suite 3, Carlisle, PA 17013-2727.

*** From Deborah Kaufman:

11.) Healthcare AE-SAE Public Affairs/PR/Issues Management, issues management/public affairs/strategic communications agency, Ventura/Santa Barbara County, CA

Looking to hire a full-time AE/SAE with healthcare experience at a respected issues management/public affairs/strategic communications agency located in the Central Coast Region of California [Ventura/Santa Barbara County]- remote is not an option, but the client will relocate the right candidate. You must have 2-5+ years of healthcare PR/PA/communications experience; health services experience preferred (i.e., hospitals, healthplans and healthcare associations all fall under this category). Seeking healthcare PR/communications pro’s who are creative, strong writers, detail-oriented, solid media relations/pitching skills.

If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to

Deborah@healthcare-recruiting.com

12.) Executive Assistant, Corporate Marketing & Communications, Population Services International, Washington, DC

The Corporate Marketing & Communications Department works to engage the media, corporate sector, thought leaders and individual supporters in support of global health concerns. The Executive Assistant, Corporate Marketing & Communications is responsible for providing executive support to the Vice President of Corporate Marketing & Communications, the Director of Corporate Marketing & Communications, and administrative and general support to departmental staff.

This full-time position is based in Washington, DC and reports to the Director, Corporate Marketing and Communications. The position requires flexibility and willingness to assume varied supportive roles and responsibilities to ensure efficient completion of projects.

Responsibilities:

• Executive assistant to both the Vice President and Director of Corporate Marketing & Communications, i.e. management of calendar, meetings, travel

• Track, process and acknowledge incoming contributions from individuals, groups and corporations

• Schedule departmental meetings and events

• Manage campaign specific online donation platforms and track incoming donations on a monthly basis

• Liaise with the Accounting Department to track and monitor contributions

• Manage the consultant procurement process according to regulations, ensuring contracts and invoices adhere to guidelines

• Manage the schedule, travel and special projects for the departmental executives

• Assist with travel arrangements and expense report preparation for departmental staff as well as partners and VIPs

• Manage and update database of contacts and donors

• General administrative duties include managing, updating and compiling press kits, DVD duplication, ordering supplies, photocopying, scanning, shipping, filing, and faxing

• Assist with research and briefings as necessary, including conducting internet research, proofreading/editing, formatting charts, graphs and presentations

• Manage the YouthAIDS, Five & Alive email accounts, responding to all external requests for information about fundraisers and donation processing

Experience:

• Bachelor's degree required

• At least 5 years experience working in a fast-paced office environment with high work volume

• Extremely detail oriented

• Ability to take initiative on tasks, prioritize and meet tight deadlines

• Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills

• Proven ability to develop routines to manage large workloads and organize work efficiently

• Advanced computer skills (MS Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Ability to multi-task

The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and administrative skills with special attention to detail; proven ability to manage large workloads and organize work efficiently with minimal supervision; ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks within deadlines; demonstrated willingness and ability to work independently and on a team in a cooperative, problem-solving capacity; excellent oral and written communication skills; research experience; and advanced computer skills). Experience with donor management software (i.e. Raiser's Edge or Salesforce) desired.

http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=624&ji=2463875

13.) Marketing Sales Consultant, Froggy 103 & ESPN Radio, Keymarket Communications, Steubenville Ohio

Control your own compensation

Marketing Sales Consultant

The Froggy 103 & ESPN Radio sales department in Steubenville Ohio is growing…even during tough times! When you learn to consult clients on how to use the power of radio to expand their business, you learn how to expand your earnings. The sky is the limit. Health insurance, vision insurance, paid holidays and vacation, 401K and other great perks. Fun work environment. We are seeking smart and happy individuals who can learn the art of persuading consumers with audio. We give you all the tools…you contribute your brain, commitment and determination. Outside sales experience preferred, but awesome attitude is more important! Immediate positions for two highly motivated individuals.

http://regionalhelpwanted.com/Search/detail.cfm?SN=151&ID=32900289

14.) Communications Manager, Service Delivery, Cargill, Hopkins, MN

Tartan is a disciplined approach to how we work. The Tartan team is charged with designing and implementing an important, multi-year effort to improve Cargill's key business processes. The team is creating the approaches, tools and technology that support those processes in order to achieve our 2015 aspirations. Tartan will drive Cargill's growth agenda and improve the connectivity of our teams.

Tartan Service Delivery helps complete the Tartan solution. We will provide the services needed to support, sustain and continue to improve process, data and business intelligence, and technology. As we have been designing and developing these services, we have utilized much of the good work that has been done previously within Tartan and IT to define the right strategic service delivery organization needed by Cargill. We are currently identifying the roles and positions needed to provide these services to support Wave 1 Release 1 of Tartan. This position is one of the positions that will be hired for the Tartan Service Delivery organization.

This communications manager for Service Delivery will be responsible for defining the overall communications strategy and approach for both internal Service Delivery communication needs, as well as Business Unit facing plans. Leading a team of communication professionals, the person will be responsible for developing detailed plans and managing the delivery of all Service Delivery and IT communications to stakeholders within the organizations, as well as other internal audiences in the broader Cargill organization globally.

This management level position will work closely with the Service Delivery CCE (Change, Communication, and Education) Lead to set the vision for an integrated communication strategy, processes, practices, tools and channels across Service Delivery.

This role will create alignment across Service Delivery, various Business Units and Platforms, and the IT job family as the organizations move through significant organizational change over the next 12-24 months. This manager will be responsible for ensuring the appropriate development and career support for a team of communications professionals. He/She will also be the subject matter expert and liaison between Service Delivery and Cargill Corporate Affairs to ensure consistency in communication methodology and approach.

This role will also work with the broader CCE team and Service Delivery leadership teams to ensure alignment of communication approach and strategies.

Principal Accountabilities

50% — Develop and execute on communication strategies and infrastructure to drive business results, specifically focused on the internal communications strategy which will allow the Service Delivery organization to align on critical outcomes. The strategy will also include alignment of the IT job family communications and business unit facing communications relative to the Tartan project.

35% — Assess ongoing needs and determines scope of communication activities and acquire/assign appropriate resources to execute, both internal and external to Service Delivery. Manage the execution of these communication activities through rigorous project management and prioritization that supports Service Delivery's broader priorities.

15% — Provide communication counsel to Service Delivery CCE team and leadership teams. Build-in appropriate measurements and metrics to allow continual improvement and ongoing actions to ensure effective communication for Service Delivery

Qualifications

Required:

•Bachelors degree, preferably in journalism, communications, organizational communications, or related liberal arts field.

•8+ years experience as a communications professional and/or relevant experience in leading significant communications efforts.

•Excellent written and oral communication skills – clear, concise, creative and persuasive

•Keen analytical and strategic planning skills

•Ability to deal with ambiguity

•Effective project management skills

•Experience in change management and leading communications during a large-scale organizational change

•Demonstrated strong collaborative skills

•Fluency in English

•Ability to travel up to 20%

Preferred:

•Strong business experience and understanding of Cargill

•Experience in helping to support and foster effective communications within a large, complex, global organization

•Ability to source and manage communication vendors

•Project or consulting work experience

•Advanced degree

Employees that take advantage of the many opportunities to work as a member of the Tartan Service Delivery team can expect to gain experiences and new skills, which will enhance professional development and increase marketability within Cargill and the global marketplace. For those who join the Tartan Service Delivery team, they will have the rare opportunity to be part of a start-up-to take measured risks, create, and be entrepreneurs-while they remain supported by the resources and strength of the Cargill organization.

Many roles will provide the following experiences

•Acquire experience which align common processes, consolidate software portfolio and upgrade technology infrastructure to meet SI 2015 aspirations

•Demonstrate broad perspective of business environment

•Apply knowledge to new and more complex situations

•Leverage knowledge, perspectives and experience from working with globally diverse team

•Be part of new or unfamiliar role, helping to build and be a part of a new global team

•Dealing with ambiguity

•Influence people without direct authority

•Collaborate across multiple areas and across the organization

•Increase business partnering skills

Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately held company employs 138,000 people in 67 countries. Cargill helps customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and is committed to applying its global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental and social challenges wherever it does business. For more information, visit www.cargill.com

Cargill is an Equal Opportunity Employer

https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=497892

15.) Manager Corporate Communications, Centene, Clayton, MO

https://www5.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/Centene/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=17626

16.) Communications Consultant, T. Rowe Price Investment Services, Inc., Owings Mills, MD

http://corporate.troweprice.com/ccw/html/content/taleo/careers.html?lang=en&job=20700

17.) Corporate Communications Assistant, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Burbank, CA

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. seeks a Corporate Communications Assistant for the WW Corporate Communications & Public Affairs department.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

•Provide administrative support to two Directors, including phones, scheduling, expense reports, invoice processing, press-related activities and other duties as needed. Also serve as phone backup as needed to EVP and SVP as needed.

•Research, prepare and electronically distribute press breaks regarding Warner Bros. Entertainment and its subsidiaries (business stories, legal/legislative matters, product), as well as relevant Time Warner breaks. This process includes reviewing local and national publications (newspapers and magazines), as well as media via the Internet, search engines and wires. Follow up with senior staff regarding important press breaks. Prepare and send daily media alert regarding upcoming press breaks compiled from input sent by PR teams across company and sent to studio execs.

•Utilizing strong written skills, must draft and maintain various written materials, including executive bios, divisional one-sheets and press releases. Maintain and actively update corporate information on internal and external company websites, including Corporate Communications blog, The Call Sheet and quarterly event calendar.

•Maintain/update select social media content on behalf of Corporate Communications, including Twitter and Facebook working in conjunction with Advanced Digital Services.

•Research and write the daily news item “This Just In” for eTAZ internal website. Compile weekly Company Headlines for worldwide electronic distribution by Employee Relations.

•Track all breaking stories resulting from releases/interviews managed by Corporate Communications; compile and distribute press packets related to these issues. Alert EVP and SVP of breaking/critical news and disseminate as instructed to senior management.

•Handle independent research projects to support EVP/SVP/VP and Dirs. as assigned. Also work with Business Dev/Strategic Planning on weekly Digital Business Update for executive distribution.

•Create “pre-interview” stat sheets for various execs around the company as instructed by EVP and SVP. These sheets will include information regarding the interview taking place, other execs interviewed, company strategy for participating in story, company positioning for story background on the journalist and recent stories by the journalist to give interviewee feeling of reporter’s tone/style.

•Compile and distribute award memos to Time Warner (Oscars, Emmys, Golden Globes, other industry awards). Maintain all press lists (business, film, syndication, network TV, CSR) and internal film awards database. Organize, maintain and archive all press breaks for possible future reference. Responsible for updates to Hollywood Creative Directory and other executive directories.

•Working with procurement department, manage various print and online subscriptions.

•Perform other related duties or special projects as required, including helping with crews, special lot tours, staffing events and departmental screenings.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

•BA/BS degree preferred.

•Emphasis in Communications, Journalism, Critical Studies, or English preferred.

•Approximately 2-3 years clerical experience preferred.

•Previous experience with corporate communications and/or publicity strongly preferred.

•Must have strong writing/grammar skills.

•Must be able to organize and prioritize work required.

•Must be able to work under strict time constraints and meet deadlines.

•Must have excellent communications skills to interact with all levels of management.

•Must be able to work screenings and premieres.

•Must be able to work overtime/weekends.

•Must be able to file and organize materials.

•Knowledge of Word and Excel required.

http://www.greenlightjobs.com/glj/jobs/?job=36053

18.) Marketing Communications Consultant, Zurich Financial Services Group, Schaumburg, IL

http://www.zurich.com/main/careers/onlinejobsearch/jobdetails?JobID=zc_na_22756

19.) Corporate Communications Specialist, Intellectual Ventures, Bellevue, WA

Intellectual Ventures is seeking an experienced Corporate Communications Coordinator to join our growing team.

Under the direction of the Vice President of Corporate Communications, the Communications Coordinator assists with developing, implementing, and maintaining corporate communications, media, and public relations programs for global invention company.

Intellectual Ventures (“IV”) is a privately-held, invention investment company based in Bellevue, Washington. Intellectual Ventures is the leader in the business of invention. Driven by the belief that invention sparks progress, Intellectual Ventures is committed to creating and sustaining a market for invention and being the leading invention partner for the world’s most innovative companies and individuals. The company creates new inventions, invests in existing inventions and partners with individuals, universities and research labs worldwide to develop inventions. Intellectual Ventures provides companies access to these inventions through a variety of licensing and partnering programs.

Responsibilities:

Work independently and with the team to develop and implement strategies and plans for integrated communications for both internal and external audiences.

Screen and manage incoming media and executive speaking requests.

Schedule and host corporate press and VIP visits.

Assist executive team with data gathering and content development for presentations and speeches.

Act as company resource on issues relating to corporate communications and PR.

Conceptualize, write and edit corporate marketing materials including but not limited to brochures, intranet and website content, press releases, presentations, proposals and speeches; hands-on experience creating digital content a plus.

Assist in development, coordination, and promotion of corporate events.

Maintain and update corporate information kit including updating the corporate fact sheets as well as securing and tracking reprint permissions.

Monitor media for stories relating to company and industry trends, flag issues, and recommend responses.

Track and analyze social media trends and influencers; develop strategies and recommend opportunities for engagement.

Key Qualifications and Required Skills:

• BA/BS degree in communications, PR, journalism or marketing is preferred.

• 3-5 years work experience in corporate communications and/or PR agency environments. Experience with technology required, experience in the sciences, greentech/clean tech a plus.

• Experience interacting with print, broadcast and digital media working under tight deadlines; experience with business press, technology trade, IP trade and scientific press a plus.

• Working knowledge of social media – both the trends and business realities as they relate to corporate communications.

• Ability to reduce complicated subject matter into simple terms to a variety of audiences.

• Desire to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple clients and diverse subject matter.

• Ability to take initiative and balance priorities.

• Flexibility and ability to adapt quickly to new/changing situations, usually under pressure and with deadlines.

Passion for learning, reading broadly and tracking global trends in technology, science, business and media.

• Clear, concise, confident and effective communication skills both written an interpersonal.

• Must possess self confidence and be able to take a level-headed approach to stressful situations; good sense of humor a necessity.

• Strong presentation and research skills.

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word).

• Candidates invited for in-person interviews will be required to provide a writing sample and be asked to take a writing assessment.

• Requires some travel.

Please apply directly to: http://www.intellectualventures.com

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA11/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=INTELLECTUALVENTURES&cws=1&rid=673

20.) Communications Director, The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC), Washington, DC

http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=1691&jb=7018326

21.) Online Coordinator, Group Publishing, Inc., Loveland, Colorado

Join a fun, fast-paced team that creates and markets Group Publishing’s award winning Vacation Bible School and Women’s Ministry products. We have an opening for a talented, motivated, “roll up your sleeves” person who will work in a collaborative environment to execute best-in-class online experiences for our church customers. If you enjoy multi-tasking and the pace of a “product launch” environment, this might be the place for you. You will execute multiple theme launches annually, working with outside vendors and adding content through the Umbraco CMS tool. You will also execute online promotional activities, initiate online best practices and monitor online analytics. 2+ years of online experience and some knowledge and understanding of HTML, SEO, e-commerce, promotional emails and social media will help you to succeed.

http://www.talentzoo.com/index.php/Online-Coordinator/?action=view_job&jobID=100967

*** From Chet Reisler

Hi Ed

I was wondering if you could post/share the following opportunity with your members. Thanks.

Chet Reisler

HR Manager

Porter Novelli

22.) Senior Account Executive Food, Beverage, Nutrition, Porter Novelli, Washington, DC

Description

Porter Novelli is currently seeking an experienced communications professional to join our Food, Beverage and Nutrition team in downtown DC. The Senior Account Executive should have 3-4 years of solid communications experience in media relations, digital communications, writing, project and budget management. Experience working with consumer packaged goods is preferred. Experience in agency environment plus but not required.

Contact:

Chet Reisler

HR Manager

Porter Novelli

Direct Dial: 202-973-2948

Email: chet.reisler@porternovelli.com

Website: www.porternovelli.com

23.) Corporate Communications Intern, Red Hat, Raleigh, NC

http://koda.us/employers/redhat/jobs/1165747/corporate-communications-intern

24.) Director of Development and Communications, Housing Development Fund, Stamford, Connecticut

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=206500023

25.) Senior Interactive Strategist, Peter Mayer Advertising, New Orleans, Louisiana

http://www.talentzoo.com/index.php/Digital-Account-Executive/?action=view_job&jobID=100981

*** From Kristy Wyngaarden:

26.) Internal Communication Mgr-208322, Suntrust Mortgage Corp., Richmond, VA

Responsible for pursuing opportunities to enhance the internal perception of and/or action required based on of the company initiatives. Strategy on communication tools, methods and messages.

Strengthen the company's relationship with employees and managers.

Minimizes risk of internal misunderstanding or misinformation by developing proactive communications tools for various corporate and business unit initiatives and ongoing activities.

Develops and manages a favorable internal public relations climate with employees and managers.

Plans, develops, and/or administers the company's overall employee communications and service quality programs. Analyzes, evaluates and interprets employee opinion for top management, recommending the position the Company should take on sensitive issues.

Qualifications

Single incumbent position. Manages a team responsible for the Company's employee communications and service quality program. Pro-actively seeks and promotes positive internal perceptions. Prepares HR-related, bankwide employee and manager communications. Provides counsel to senior management.

Minimum Requirements: 5-7 years' senior internal communications and service quality strategy experience in a corporate environment. Expert writing skills. Excellent consulting, team building and communication skills. Strong working knowledge of communications mediums.

https://suntrust.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=115502

27.) Public Relations and Marketing Manager, Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority, Richmond, VA

About RRHA:

The entire RRHA organization – our Board of Commissioners, staff, residents, taxpayers, and partners – strives to work side-by-side to improve the quality of life for many. With our partners, we have helped families transform their lives and revitalize communities across the City of Richmond. We are committed to being at the forefront of positive change in the areas of affordable housing, community revitalization and economic development. Does the idea of working to improve Richmond’s neighborhoods appeal to you? Are you committed to providing excellent service? If you can answer yes to those questions, you may have what it takes to be part of the RRHA team. RRHA wants all employees to be passionate about their work and dedicated to customer service, whether their customers are public housing residents, homeowners, community partners, or internal departments. What will you find at RRHA? A dynamic and fast paced work environment, dedication to excellence, strong customer focus and a commitment to building vibrant communities. If all of this is important to you, too, we invite you to apply.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a dynamic, experienced, creative, energetic public relations and marketing professional to work with a high-quality team in a position critical to the success of the Authority. This is the job for a professional who can provide leadership and creativity in developing, managing and executing public/media relations and marketing programs. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Develop and execute strategic and integrated communication plans that support the agency’s strategic plan’s business goals.

• Develop and implement targeted communication strategies across multiple communication channels to positively and accurately reflect the RRHA brand.

• Conduct market research to determine the needs of internal and external customers, identify marketing opportunities and produce trend/forecasting reports.

• Develop and implement a comprehensive RRHA marketing and communications plan.

• Coordinate the design, development and production of marketing materials.

• Use electronic and other communication formats/means to inform and engage the public, employees and RRHA stakeholders on plans, projects and programs.

• Consult with the Vice President of Community Relations and Marketing, Chief Executive Officer, executive management team and other administrative/ professional staff to determine PR and marketing related topics, assignments, and materials needed for presentations and/or reports.

• Develops and prepares various types of publications for reproduction and printing.

• Researches, writes, and prepares speeches and presentations for executive team;

• Researches, writes, prepares and releases public information materials concerning RRHA programs and activities including briefings, media statements, and talking points for board members, Chief Executive Officer, executive management and staff.

• Develops visual materials including photographs to support RRHA communications and marketing initiatives.

• Collects and distributes accurate and timely information regarding RRHA programs, activities and accomplishments for publicity releases. Arranges for media/print, television, and radio coverage of RRHA activities and special events.

• Plans and prepares news items, newspaper and magazine articles, and feature stories.

• Researches, writes, edit the content of RRHA Press Releases, pamphlets, RRHA website, employee bulletins, newsletters, annual reports and other publications and may oversee production and distribution.

• Assists community/resident groups in writing, publishing, and distributing newsletters, flyers, and media articles.

• Keeps abreast of RRHA programs and events.

• Assists with agency customer relations operations, programs, services and special events.

• Serves in a support role/alternate as spokesperson for the agency to the media and external audiences.

• Performs other related duties as assigned and supervises staff, contractors and vendors as designated.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices related to marketing strategy and tactics and public relations.

• Considerable knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods including; alternative ways to inform using written, oral and visual media.

• Considerable knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar.

• Considerable knowledge of the principles and techniques used in effective writing and news article development.

• Considerable knowledge of software applications including word processing, computer graphics, desktop publishing, website development, and spreadsheets.

• Considerable knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation and coordination and production methods.

• Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas orally and written so that it is understood by others.

• Ability to compose news stories, articles, speeches, radio scripts, reports, and letters.

• Ability to translate the varied activities of an agency program into striking and informative verbal or pictorial form.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the news media, residents, employees, government officials and stakeholders.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

(The following requirements may be used to evaluate applicants for employment. When applicable, equivalent substitution will be allowed for differences in experience and education.)

Education: Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, journalism, or a related field.

Experience: A minimum of five to seven years of directly related experience. Progressively responsible management experience which includes creative and technical writing, developing and implementing marketing plans, new media and technology or any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.

SALARY RANGE: $46,772 – $59,874

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

https://www2.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/rrha/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10115&esid=az

28.) Technical Writer/InDesign Guru, Sirius XM Radio, Lawrence Township, New Jersey

http://www.talentzoo.com/index.php/Technical-WriterInDesign-Guru/?action=view_job&jobID=100980

*** From Anne Duffy:

hi Ned,

could you please post this in your next JOTW? World Vision is looking for a Media Relations Director in New York City.

Here's the link: http://www.worldvision.org/content.nsf/about/hr-home

And the description is below.

Also check out our press page at http://www.worldvision.org/press

Resumes should be submitted online, but you can also send cover letter and resumes to Sheila Rudd (HR) at srudd@worldvision.org

thanks!

Anne Duffy

29.) Media Relations Director, World Vision, New York City, NY

Now do something extraordinary…

You're recognized for your excellent media relations skills that have boosted your organization's success and shareholder satisfaction. But are you satisfied? Imagine using your advanced journalist skills to build a better world for children- transforming today's world, where a child dies every seven seconds from causes related to poverty. Now that's doing something extraordinary.

Provide strategic communications and media relations counsel to top World Vision officials. Direct the work of staff and contractors to influence national and international media. Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

• Develop media relations programs addressing the work of World Vision and the President of WVUS. Direct and develop Media Relations staff and consultants to define short- and long-term media relations goals, recommending programs and activities to meet those goals.

• In conjunction with staff and consultants as needed, establish and maintain good relations with national and local, Christian and secular, print and electronic media representatives to ensure World Vision is top-of-mind among key media gatekeepers when they need information on humanitarian work internationally.

• Advise staff in other departments on ways World Vision can work effectively with the news media. Prepare and monitor departmental budget; review at regular intervals the relationship of expenses to project figures and report/explain variances.

• Work collaboratively with team members when assigned to work as part of a team.

• Attend and participate in the leadership of daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

Required Skills

• Direct experience as a working journalist who understands pressures of the news room

• Knowledge of the NGO sector a plus

• Wide knowledge of the world, international and US current affairs, news cycles, etc

• Flexible with schedule; ability to travel on short notice

• Strong, effective spokesperson

• Pro-active coupled with tenacity

• Quick 'on the feet' to respond with intelligence & discernment

• Proven ability to handle highly stressful, ever changing work environment

• Reachable and/or on-call 24/7 to respond to urgent situations

Required Experience

• BA in journalism, public relations, communications or similar field and 8-10 years of experience in journalism, public relations or media relations.

• Experience working with journalists in national news organizations is required.

• Advanced degree is preferred.

Job Location

New York, NY, US.

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Working Environment / Conditions

Typical office environment. Some US domestic and overseas travel is required. Must be reachable and/or on-call 24/7 to respond to urgent situations.

Here's the link: http://www.worldvision.org/content.nsf/about/hr-home

30.) Senior Manager, Marketing Communications Pacific Biosciences Menlo Park, CA

http://hotjobs.yahoo.com/job-J656J3OZE6V

31.) Junior Graphic Designer, Taylor, New York, NY

http://hotjobs.yahoo.com/job-JLSX3A2CVT4

32.) Graphic Designer – Intern, Leader Enterprises, Roswell, Georgia

http://www.talentzoo.com/index.php/Graphic-Designer–Intern/?action=view_job&jobID=100966

33.) Senior Account Executive, Formula PR, San Diego, California

http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=1691&jb=7022263

*** From Debbie Bates-Schrott:

HI Ned,

What the heck is up? I hope things are going great. I hope to see you at IABC soon.

Here is a job to post to JOTW.

THANK YOU.

34.) Web Designer/Front-End Developer, Bates Creative Group, Silver Spring, MD

The Company

Bates Creative Group is a national award-winning graphic design firm specializing in magazine redesign, branding, web design, event marketing and the development of integrated marketing communications. We create enduring brand identities and authentic designs that position organizations where they want to be—in their customers’ hearts and minds.

Bates Creative is a relaxed, artistic environment that focuses on collaboration, both within the team and with its clients.

The Position

This new position will report to the Interactive Director. The ideal candidate will have more than 5 years’ experience creating well-designed websites.

While the ideal candidate may have experience in the design industry, he or she MUST have good communication skills and an attitude that breeds innovation.

Responsibilities

• Creating artfully designed and highly functional websites for a variety of clients

• Attending client meetings and interacting directly with clients, as needed

• Assisting in developing proposals and project budgets

• Interacting with third-party development firms

Requirements

• 5+ years applied experience in planning, designing and developing a variety of Web projects

• HTML, CSS, XML and WordPress theme development; hard-coding ability for HTML and CSS is a must

• Competence in PHP and JavaScript

• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite Software in a Mac environment

• Knowledge of Flash and ActionScript a plus

• Passionate, creative self-motivator with a strong work ethic

• Experience working in a group environment with multiple tasks and deadlines

• Excellent communication and presentation skills

• Deep knowledge of design principles, accessibility, usability, SEO and Web standards

Compensation

• Salary based on experience

• Company contributes toward individual healthcare plan after 90 days

• Parking

• Simple IRA plan available after 1 year, with up to 3% company match

For more information about our firm, visit www.batescreativegroup.com.

To be considered, send a cover letter and resume and portfolio with links to infodebbie@batescreativegroup.com.

Bates Creative Group

1119 East West Highway

Silver Spring, MD 20910

Attn: Debbie Bates-Schrott

35.) Account Supervisor, Vitro, San Diego, CA

http://www.talentzoo.com/index.php/Account-Supervisor/?action=view_job&jobID=100963

*** From Kirsten Fatzinger:

Hi Ned—

Hope you are well.

I’ve long been a JOTW subscriber and now have two jobs I’d love to publicize. Is this how it gets done?

On behalf of Capital One (Fortune 200), I am searching for two Senior Managers in HR Communications, and would love for you to help us spread the word to other talented communicators in your network!

One role will support Compensation messaging and other Compensation projects.

The other role will support our Benefits and HR Operations teams.

These are both meaty, interesting, valuable roles on a terrific and talented team.

What other info can I provide to you, to have them added to the next JOTW?

Thanks,

Kirsten

36.) Senior Manager, Communications, Capital One, Mclean, VA

https://capitalone.myvurv.com/main/careerportal/Job_Profile.cfm?szOrderID=622907&szReturnToSearch=1&szWordsToHighlight

37.) Senior Communications Manager, Capital One, Richmond, VA

https://capitalone.myvurv.com/main/careerportal/Job_Profile.cfm?szOrderID=621157&szReturnToSearch=1&szWordsToHighlight

38.) Senior Copywriter, Marlin, Springfield, Missouri

http://www.talentzoo.com/index.php/Senior-Copywriter/?action=view_job&jobID=100795

*** From Frank Strong:

Ned:

Doing PR and social media for a company that sells PR and social media monitoring software to the PR and social media community is about as central as it gets. Great opportunity for anyone who wants to live, eat, sleep and breath PR and social media. I love my job and am looking for someone that will be equally as enthusiastic and passionate.

Cheers,

Frank

39.) Vocus & PRWeb – Social Media Community Manager, Vocus | PRWeb, Lanham, Md

The Community Manager reports to the Director of PR and assists in engaging Vocus’ customers, prospects and influencers on social networks. This includes advocating for the causes of Vocus, PRWeb, its customers, and the PR community. This individual will be a mature, highly-motivated, detail-oriented, and have a track-record of fostering a community growth and interactions. A proven track record and observable profile on social networks including: Blogs, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn, FourSquare, Flickr, Delicious, and SlideShare among others.

Key duties:

• Assist in growing the community on social networks

• Foster interaction among the community

• Brainstorm and create novel ideas, strategies and approaches for fostering interaction

• Contribute to organizational blogs, or guest blog on behalf of the company

• Evaluating and recommending new social mediums on which to engage

• Integrates programs and effects with other functions within marketing and sales

• Measure and demonstrate the results in terms of:

o Business or financial impact

o Brand, reputation, or lead generation

o Community growth and interaction

Desired knowledge, skills and abilities:

• Familiarity with multimedia production and editing

• Working knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO)

• Proven background in media relations – and building relationships

• Customer service friendly or customer support oriented

• Familiarization of business language and common financial metrics

• Understanding of a B2B business model

• In tune with key trends in PR and social media

Preferred experience and education:

• 1-3 years of PR experience – internship experience counts

• Four year business degree

• Experience at a B2B or technology PR firm a plus

• Marketing for small businesses a plus

Why work at Vocus?

Here’s why: www.whyworkatvocus.com

Application Guidance:

• Apply through LinkedIn to http://www.linkedin.com/in/frankstrong

• Cover letter + resume + links to blogs you’ve written and social media profiles

Vocus | PRWeb

4296 Forbes Blvd

Lanham Md.

*** From Wendy Brown:

40.) Paid Communications Internship, Research!America, Alexandria, Virginia

Full-Time or Part-Time, Paid Position, Fall 2010

Research!America is the nation’s largest non-profit organization working to make medical and health research a higher national priority. Our board of directors and members include many of the nation’s most respected leaders in medical research and science, policy, media and non-profit health organizations. We are located in Alexandria, VA. For more information, visit www.researchamerica.org.

Internship Description

This paid, non-exempt position reports to the media relations specialist. Must be available at least 16 hours/week between 9:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., for a minimum of three months starting in late August or early September 2010 (start and end dates flexible).

The intern will help Research!America communicate with its member organizations, policy makers, opinion leaders, news media, bloggers and other audiences:

• Assist with basic website content updates; write copy and select images

• Help write content for daily blog posts and Twitter

• Write, proofread, fact-check and edit newsletter articles, press materials and e-mails to Research!America members

• Attend selected events on Capitol Hill and elsewhere in the D.C. area; take photos and write summaries for Research!America blog and other publications

• Help track news coverage; contribute to reports and analysis of media coverage

• Participate in communications strategy and program planning meetings

• Provide on-site support at Research!America’s Capitol Hill briefings and other events

• Work with Research!America staff and PR firm as needed to support communications, media relations and other outreach

Ideal candidates will have a strong academic background, excellent writing and editing skills, and an interest in medical and health research and related policy issues. Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel) is required; experience with web content management systems, blog software and social media is strongly preferred.

Eligibility

College students (undergraduate rising senior), graduate students or recent graduates with a communications, journalism, publications or related degree or degree program.

Compensation

Internship salary is competitive, based on experience and hours available.

To Apply

E-mail résumé, cover letter (including academic status, availability), three writing samples and three references with contact information by August 16 to:

Eva Maciejewski (emaciejewski@researchamerica.org)

Media Relations Specialist

Research!America

1101 King St, Suite 520

Alexandria, Virginia 22314-2960

www.researchamerica.org

*** From Bill Seiberlich:

41.) Account Executive, Gregory FCA Communications, Ardmore, PA

One of the nation’s 50 largest public relation firms, located in suburban Philadelphia, has an immediate opening for an Account Executive with experience in technology, both consumer and B to B, and/or venture capital. Two to four years of PR agency experience required. Work with a team of professionals and for a diverse portfolio of established and emerging companies. Should also have some knowledge of social media programs for clients. Must have a proven track record in securing media.

Contact: Send resumes to Kate@gregoryfca.com

42.) Account Executive, Gregory FCA Communications, Ardmore, PA 42.) Director, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations, Incyte Corporation, Wilmington, DE

Incyte Corporation is seeking a Director, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations (Job Code: PM6621PS).

This position will assume responsibility for the preparation of Incyte's ongoing corporate and investor communication materials and new initiatives related to the Company's corporate website and employee intranet. The ideal candidate will possess broad knowledge of relevant communication formats and channels, excellent written and verbal communication skills, equally strong project management skills, and prior success in the areas of CC, PR and/or IR – ideally in an entrepreneurial biopharmaceutical or life science company. The ability to work collaboratively yet autonomously with all levels of management, perform all writing assignments accurately and effectively, and demonstrate good business judgment will be the basis for determining the performance and value of this position. This position reports to the Vice President of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations.

Responsibilities: In consultation with key members of management and among relevant departments including discovery, development, commercial, finance, legal and human resources, this position will be responsible for the preparation and project management of:

– press releases

– conference call scripts, executive speeches and Q&As

– corporate presentations

– annual reports

– fact sheets

– media kits

– external and internal websites

– Work with human resources to create effective high-quality employee directed materials that communicate Incytes corporate vision/culture and describe how employees can deliver against Incytes promise: The Drive To Discover: The Experience to Deliver

– Track market and industry trends, announcements and/or events that bear directly on Incyte's corporate value and reputation thus ensuring effective, relevant corporate message development and materials.

– Proactive preparation of responses to potential questions and/or concerns from key stakeholders

– Ensure that Incyte's communications comply with all relevant regulatory bodies i.e., FDA and SEC

– Participate in the annual planning and budgeting of all CC/IR initiatives and manage the CC/IR calendar to ensure timely preparation and completion of all written materials and other key communication deliverables

– Collaborate with, and participate in, project teams to ensure appropriate understanding of the strategic and operational objectives and activities of Incyte's clinical programs and lead products

– Identify, manage and prioritize a target list of investors, analysts, members of the media, patients and patient advocacy groups to ensure maximum retention of existing target audiences and steady expansion among the target list of key future target stakeholders

– Participate in the identification and management of outside consultants and vendors to ensure efficient use of resources

– Become a trusted source for information among all key stakeholders

Key Behaviors for Success:

– Ability to effectively write corporate communication/investor relations material

– Consistently shows good business judgment and professional courage

– Ability to set priorities – quickly zeros in on critical tasks/issues and puts the less important aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; solution-minded / looks and identifies ways to eliminate roadblocks

– Team player – dedicated to meeting the expectations of internal and external audiences; awareness of impact on others

– Customer focus – appreciates need to continuously identify the needs of key publics and use these insights to maintain and improve relationships; acts with customers in mind and gains their trust and respect

– Solid work ethic – desire to be the best versus check a box

– Clear values – has a set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; acts in line with those values; no shift in values or confidence during a crisis

Minimum Requirements:

– College or advanced degree with prior experience in the biopharmaceutical or life science environment

– 7-10 years in CC, PR and/or IR preferably in a biopharmaceutical company or related industry

– Exceptionally strong writing skills

– Project management experience

– A strong track record in creating effective presentations and related written corporate communications and adapt at handling medical and scientific content and complying with both FDA and SEC regulations

– Familiar with all relevant communication formats including new social media opportunities

– Ability to effectively communicate and partner with Incyte's key stakeholders – both internal and external

Contact: Please apply online at http://www.incyte.com/about_job_openings.html

43.) Director of Multimedia Marketing, WHHY, Philadelphia, PA

Reporting to the Executive Director of Communications and Brand Management, this fulltime position will be responsible for the development and implementation of multimedia marketing campaigns to acquire and sustain audiences and revenue streams for WHYY programs and services, with a focus on emerging products such as NewsWorks, WHYY's soon-to-be-launched hyper-local online news service. In order to be successful in this role, an individual must possess a minimum of five years experience in an online consumer acquisition marketing role, with hands-on and intimate knowledge of Search Engine Optimization, e-marketing, ROI and key online marketing metrics. In addition, the ideal candidate will be familiar and have experience with proven online marketing and customer acquisition strategies development and management; well-defined interpersonal and communication skills; experience performing detailed analysis and research; and familiarity with utilizing social media to achieve goals.

Contact: Information at http://www.whyy.org/about/employment.htm

44.) Administrative Coordinator, Communications & Public Relations, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

Swarthmore College seeks a qualified individual to provide administrative support to the VP for Communications and Public Relations and the Office of News and Information. Among other responsibilities, serves as the editor for the Colleges Web-based Campus Calendar, which features details about the academic calendar and upcoming campus events. Also writes and submits press releases, performs routine maintenance and updates on College websites, compiles a biweekly summary of stories about the College that have appeared in the media, and supports the work of the VP and other colleagues in the Office of News and Information. This position works for 10 months of the year with 2 months off during the summer.

REQUIREMENTS:

– Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

– Ability to handle multiple tasks, often under deadline.

– Ability to work as a team member to build strong working relationships across campus and in the broader community.

– Ability to write clearly and concisely and copyedit

– Discretion and sound judgment required in dealing with senior level administrators as well as external media and community members.

– High school diploma required; business school and/or some college preferred.

– 5-10 years of directly related professional experience required, particularly related to general awareness of the media and media preferences.

– Prior work experience in higher education administrative support preferred.

– Knowledge of and experience with Swarthmore College community a strong plus.

– Advanced computer literacy and skill required including word processing, Excel, web-based content management systems, database software, scheduling software, and/or similar programs.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.

Contact: Please apply through our web site at www.swarthmore.edu under Human Resources and Employment Opportunities.

*** From Anne Merrill:

Hello Ned,

Here's a great opportunity I was hoping you could include in your next edition.

Hope you are keeping cool this summer!

Regards,

Anne Merrill

45.) Senior Writer / Editor for Alumni Communications, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

http://www12.georgetown.edu/hr/employment_services/joblist/job_description.cfm?CategoryID=7&RequestNo=20100615

46.) Technical Advisor, Behavior Change Communications, Population Services International, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-87HMYC

*** From Carolyn Rose:

Hi Ned, here is a job for Rockwell Automation. I hope all is well with you. It’s been a long time since I’ve talked with you.

Carolyn

47.) Manager Internal Communications, Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee. Wisconsin

Position Summary It’s a rare and very special communications professional that has an opportunity to join an Internal Communications team that’s focused on building organization and leadership capability, and knows its role in improving company performance. Internal Communications at Rockwell Automation is evolving from ‘good’ (a traditional internal communications team that supports leaders and delivers information to employees) to ‘great’ (a strategic communications team that operates as a ‘center of excellence’ to provide counsel and implement communications that address critical areas of the business and key corporate priorities, build ambassadors, drive action and accelerate performance).

This position will be primarily responsible for Human Resources (HR) and Change Management communications, which will include developing and leading communication initiatives that enable the company to effectively communicate benefits, human resources related information and culture/people programs to employees, focused on the U.S. and international programs.

The ideal candidate is a highly effective, self-motivated individual contributor who can develop, direct and execute internal communication programs that support the Human Resources team and the company business objectives.

Essential Functions:

– Develop and implement a strong and positive cadence of HR messages, news, and initiatives that engage Rockwell Automation employees.

– Collaborate with HR leaders/team members to facilitate discussion around outcomes/needs, and to communicate deliverables, progress to date, measurable results, etc.

– As part of the Internal Communications team, provide support for ‘center of excellence’ work and other Enterprise priorities or initiatives as needed.

– Contribute to managing global communication system and process, and collaborate with other functions globally to ensure effective planning, alignment, orchestration and delivery of communications to employee audiences.

– Identify and implement process improvements to optimize internal communication, stakeholder relationships, business opportunities for the company.

– Ensure thorough familiarity with company policies and procedures. Appropriately applies policies and procedures in compliance with regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

Apply at: Must have a minimum of 5 – 7 years of directly-related experience, including experience supporting HR communications and/or working in a Human Resources department.

At minimum, an undergraduate degree in business, communications, journalism or public relations or related study is required.

Must have excellent Human Resources/business writing skills (writing samples are required), client-service orientation, consulting and project management skills.

Able to travel for business (Less than 10% of the job).

Maintain a flexible schedule to meet team/client needs.

Relocation Eligible Yes – Domestic

Position Type Full Time

Requisition Number 28585BR

http://www.rockwellautomation.com/careers/

48.) Online Marketing & Development Manager, Action Against Hunger-USA, NY, NY

Closing Date – 02 Aug 2010

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-87DSLA

*** From Dy Brown, who got it from Alan Heymann:

Here's a great opportunity from DC Water! If interested in the position below, please visit www.dcwater.com on Tuesday. If there are questions before then, email him at alan.heymann@dcwater.com.

– just a random girl from the bayou, who has no regrets.

…socializing is my hobby! www.dyism.blogspot.com

Dy Brown

49.) Multimedia Specialist, DC Water, Washington, DC

DC Water now has an immediate opening for a Multimedia Specialist in the Office of Public Affairs. It's a slight recasting of a position that just came open today. I need someone to join our team of 10, including another full-time graphic artist. We're still in the midst of rolling out our rebranding campaign, and there's a lot to do on the social media front as well.

The attached job description is tentative, because it hasn't officially posted to our website yet and won't likely do so until Monday. But please send me your resumes, your portfolios, and your friends' resumes and portfolios. We're a great place to work, the pay is substantial, and I guarantee the person who gets this job will never be bored.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reply or give me a call at (202) 468-9554.

Cheers,

~Alan

*** From John McCormick:

Ned,

I work for MEDecision, a software company specializing in case management for large healthcare providers, www.medecision.com. I am requesting to post a full time “Marketing Specialist” position on your “Jobs of the Week” website.

Please confirm receipt and let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you in advance for your time.

John

John McCormick

Recruiter

MEDecision, Inc

Wayne, PA

50.) Marketing Specialist, MEDecision, Inc., Wayne, PA

Position Summary:

The Marketing Specialist provides a broad range of assistance and support to the Marketing Department. Must be a resourceful and flexible team player who can empower the existing marketing team and serve as a brand ambassador to the entire organization. The individual will be a self-starter who can handle increasing responsibility and who seeks an opportunity to learn and grow with the department and the company in general.

Duties and Functions:

Responsibilities:

Support the company's trade show program and other events; travel as necessary

Support Web site promotion and advertising, including Google AdWords™ and SEO campaigns

Help manage content on intranet and Internet sites, as well as social networking (Face Book, LinkedIn, and Twitter), webcasts, blogs, email campaigns and other electronic communications.

Manage PowerPoint presentation development and webinar recordings.

Support corporate events, including town hall meetings and other employee events.

Work closely with our creative agency partners and graphic designers to oversee certain aspects of copy, design and production.

Work closely with the Director of Corporate Communications to support the company's corporate communications and public relations initiatives.

Maintain and enforce MEDecision's branding throughout all activities and communications.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in marketing or a related field

1-3 years experience in marketing or a related field

Result-driven. Excellent project management and problem-solving skills.

Team player able to collaborate with multiple internal stakeholders at all levels.

Exceptional written, oral, and presentation communication abilities.

Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Some travel required.

About MEDecision

MEDecision offers collaborative healthcare management solutions that provide a simple and smart way for payers and providers to harness the power of knowledge to enable the best clinical decisions and improve health outcomes. Designed around a patient-aware health management philosophy, MEDecision's solutions include Alineo®, a collaborative healthcare management platform for delivering outcome-driven case, disease and utilization management; Nexalign®, a collaborative healthcare decision support service that fosters better payer-patient-physician interactions; and InFrame™, a collaborative health information exchange service that connects care delivery organizations with one another and their patients. MEDecision is a dynamic, high-growth organization with an award winning work environment that facilitates professional development and personal fulfillment. In 2009 we were named to Modern Healthcare Magazine's list of the 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare and to The Central Penn Business Journal's list of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania.

For immediate consideration please apply to: hrinfo@medecision.com

51.) Corporate Communications Specialist, Bombardier, Dallas, TX

https://bombardier.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=482328

52.) Communications Specialist, Texas Association of School Administrators, Pasadena, TX

http://www.tasanet.org/index.php?option=com_careercenter&task=offer_view&id=28403&Itemid=1018

*** From Ben Long:

Ned,

Please post this postion on JOTW.

Ben

53.) Director of Public Affairs, Scientific Association, Washington, DC

Director of Public Affairs for a DC Based Scientific Association will oversee the day to day operations of a growing public outreach program aimed at engaging the public with psychological science. Currently, this effort involves translating research results published in scientific journal articles for a more general audience as well as:

• developing and maintaining relationships with the healthcare, scientific and general media for expanded coverage of research published in journals

• developing and maintaining online sites and systems for presenting research to the public

• tracking and reporting media coverage

• promoting the annual convention to the media

• work closely with journals, convention and membership staff to ensure a strong presence for science across all activities of the organization.

• other responsibilities as required/assigned

• developing a strategic vision for public affairs activities that keep pace with the exciting developments in the field, particularly as reflected in journals and convention;

• developing the Association web site as a resource for educating the public about psychological science – the topics studied, the methods used, the newest frontiers.

Position requirements

• BA/BS; advanced degree and familiarity with psychological science a plus.

• 10 years experience in (ideally science) journalism, communications, public affairs, academic publishing.

• Strong connections with science writers, editors, producers in all media (print, video, audio, online)

• Excellent writing, communication, and analytical skills

• Excellent editorial judgment

• Excellent organizational skills

• Supervisory experience

• Project management experience

• Ability to collaborate in group projects

• Creativity and vision in bringing fresh approaches in presenting material and information to the public and other audiences

Benjamin H. Long

President

TRAVAILLE EXECUTIVE SEARCH

202-463-6342

benlong@travaille.com

54.) Copy Editor/Proofreader, L3 Communications, Quantico, VA

L-3 Communications is seeking a Part-time Copy Editor/Proofreader. This position is located at Quantico, Va. Description: Part-time copy editor/proofreader for a Marine quarterly magazine and other documents and memoranda as required. The applicant will apply knowledge of the Associated Press stylebook as well as DoD, DON, and USMC writing styles and guidelines. Position requires an organized, detail-oriented, self starting individual who can work both, independently and in a team-oriented environment. Experience Required: Experience with copyediting/proofreading. Applicant must have knowledge of Associated Press stylebook; Marine Corps structure (e.g. rank, organization). USMC experience preferred. Applicant must possess strong communications skills, both verbal and written, and must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint candidate should possess excellent writing and grammar skills, and be capable of composing; editing and correcting written technical documents. Education Required: Bachelor?s degree, preferably in English, Journalism, Liberal Arts or Business. Special Experience or Skills Required: Combination of former USMC and Editing/Proofreading Experience in an Academic Environment. Candidates will be subject to a security investigation and must be able to meet the eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain a minimum of NACI clearance issued by the U.S. Government. Apply online at http://lsgcareers.l-3com.com/careers/list.html?select=2 enter keyword 10ISLD-063. L-3 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/H/V. L-3 complies with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. In an effort to maintain a drug-free workplace, we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

http://www.ihirepublishing.com/PremiumJobResponse.asp?PJobID=73042

*** From Jessica Weglein:

Hi Ned,

My office is looking for a fall communications intern. The description and instructions are attached.

Thanks for posting on JOTW!

Jessica Weglein, Manager of Communications

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)

Baltimore, Maryland

55.) Fall Communications Intern, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, Maryland

Intern Description:

The semester-long internship in the MICA Communications Department provides an opportunity for candidates interested in a career in arts and/or higher education communications to receive a complete overview of the workings of a busy media relations office. Interns will have the opportunity to interact cross-departmentally on diverse projects at one of the country’s premiere colleges of art and design.

The communications intern will work with the department to facilitate outreach and communications efforts, such as media relations, social networking and Web writing. This position will report to the manager of communications and is part-time.

Duties include:

• Write and/or edit newsworthy story ideas about MICA's programs, people, admissions, development, exhibitions and other key campus priorities

• Research and update media contacts

• Respond to routine media relations requests

• Provide organizational and administrative support to facilitate the production of printed and electronic communications & outreach materials

• Assist in cataloging press clippings, maintaining media clip database and compiling media coverage reports

• Work closely with the manager of communications, the communications specialist and the administrative assistant for media relations

• Perform other related duties as assigned

Requirements:

• Major or minor in English, writing, communications, journalism or a related field

• Proficiency in MS Office Suite

• Comfortable working with a Web site content management system

• Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously

• Flexibility to adapt to a constantly changing work environment

• Familiarity with local, regional and national news media

• Appreciation for the role and impact of higher education, specifically art and design education on society

Valued but not required:

• Prior internship/real-world experience in communications

• Familiarity with InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and database software

• Interest in contemporary art, arts education

HOURS: 10-20 hours per week, schedule negotiable

COMPENSATION: This is an unpaid internship. Work study/school credit is encouraged Application Instructions:

Please send a cover letter; current résumé; and names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of 3 references to:

Jessica Weglein

Manager of Communications

Maryland Institute College of Art

jweglein@mica.edu

No phone calls or faxes, please.

56.) On Air/Production, Cherry Creek Radio Montrose, Montrose, Colorado

Are you the on-air/production person that we're looking for? Come experience a year-round playground in Western colorado. Skiing, camping, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, 4 wheeling, and more. You'll find it all right here in beautiful western Colorado. Cherry Creek Radio Montrose is a small market radio group that consistently dominates. Can you keep us there? Can you help get us to the next level? Can you deliver a quality show every day, and keep the phones alive? Do you love to do remotes? Have great production? if yes, then let's talk. You could be our next hot AC morning show star, plus voicetrack afternoons on our powerhouse country station. This is small market radio, but a great small market. You won't become independently wealthy, but you will have fun, and become part of a close radio family and a great company. Email your aircheck, production samples, resume w/ references, and photo. Do your homework on the area before you apply. Serious inquires only please. sstaley@cherrycreekradio.com or snail mail to address below. No phone calls please. EOE (07-20-10)

Send materials to: Scott Staley

Cherry Creek Radio Montrose

P.O. Box 970

Montrose, Colorado 81402

http://www.cherrycreekradio.com/pages/5118406.php

57.) Morning Show Disc Jockey, Cherry Creek Radio, Butte, Montana

Cherry Creek Radio’s three station cluster in Butte, Montana, KAAR-FM, KMBR-FM, KXTL-AM, has a rare opportunity for a full-time DJ for our KMBR morning show. Monday through Friday, 6 am to 9 am plus voice tracking on weekends and daily production work are required. This position will also require voice tracking work for another one of our Cherry Creek markets. The ideal candidate for this job would be someone with a minimum of five years of on-air experience who will know what it takes to engage listeners both on the air and on the streets. Passion and energy are vital in this position. Strong communication skills and the ability to entertain and inform an audience are a must.

Contact Chris Ackerman, General Manager, Cherry Creek Radio, Butte, Montana today at (406) 494-4442 (or send your resume to cackerman@cherrycreekradio.com). Cherry Creek Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

http://www.cherrycreekradio.com/pages/5118406.php

58.) Communication Coordinator, Carpenters Trusts of Western Washington, Seattle, WA

http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=1012632

59.) Assistant Editor Copy Desk, ESPN, Bristol, CT

http://jobs.espncareers.com/us/hartford-(ct)/new-media-_-internet/jobid793901-assistant-editor-copy-desk

60.) Editor, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

The University of Miami is committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. We are leaders in the area of education, scholarship, intercollegiate athletics and service. Come join our team!

The College of Arts & Sciences, Advancement/Development Office is seeking an Editor/Writer. He/she will assist in developing, writing, editing, planning, creating and executing internal and external communication deliverables for the College. Primary responsibility is writing the twice annual College of Arts & Sciences Magazine. Other responsibilities include the development of all media/public relations materials and activities, which seek to manage the relationship between the College and its major constituencies: media, faculty, staff, donors, etc. Collaborates with and reports to the Assistant Dean for Advancement in the College.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree and 5 years relevant work experience; proven skills in writing strong concise copy and proofreading. Strong conceptual skills and excellent interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal), and the ability to make effective intellectual arguments. Prior magazine writing/editing a plus. Position #033634

Excellent customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills are also required.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

http://hodes.jobhost.org/viewjob.php?id=906817

61.) Communications Officer, On-Change, Thailand

Closing Date – 03 Aug 2010

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-87DKXP

62.) Magazine Editor, The Charlotte Observer, The McClatchy Company, Charlotte, NC

The Charlotte Observer, the region’s leading information source, has a full time opportunity for a Magazine Editor. The Charlotte Observer is one of the largest newspapers in the Southeast area with circulation at 209,218 daily and 258,722 Sunday. The Charlotte Observer employs approximately 750 employees and is owned by McClatchy.

The Magazine Editor is responsible for assigning stories and photography for each issue. This position is also responsible for developing story budgets, editing stories and managing the magazine’s websites. Ideal candidate will possess a strong grasp of the written language as well as knowledge of AP styles. Candidates should also have experience with management of magazine production.

Requirements

College Degree required with at least 3 years of journalism experience. Magazine experience preferred. Technology skills should include proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook, Photoshop and website content management.

http://www.careerbuilder.com/Jobs/Mcclatchy/Magazine-Editor/J7X2356Z1CFDFRMCNYN

63.) Market Editor, O The Oprah Magazine, Hearst Magazines, New York, NY

Job Description

-Cover all fashion markets from price-conscious to high-end

-Develop fashion ideas for FOB, Well and BOB stories

-Contribute to fashion ideas and trend reports

-Oversee and manager fashion closet

-Support Creative Director with market pulls for TV segments

-Lead and support freelance fashion stylists in market needs

Required Skills

-Has close relationships with PR professionals from price-conscious to high-end fashion manufacturers and designers, and has the social skills to build more such relationships

-Has ability and foresight to edit and make fashion market pulls that are suitable and appropriate for O magazine

-Must be able to have the foresight to predict and interpret trends for O magazine

-Can work in high paced and high energy work environment and meet deadlines. Must be able to work efficiently given last minute changes.

-Organized and has the ability to manage assistant particularly, though not exclusively, in regard to the organization of fashion closet and sample tracking

Required Experience

5-7 years of experience as a market editor at a woman’s fashion magazine

https://hearst-magazines.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=211987

64.) Senior Communications Specialist, Education Development Center, Inc., Timor-Leste

Closing Date – 29 Jul 2010

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-87L5Q4

65.) Content Manager/Editor, Dynamics Research Corporation, Alexandria, VA

We are looking for publication editors to work in support of Defense Department news-driven Web sites. Candidates must be able to craft snappy headlines, produce dynamic copy and edit captions for maximum effect. We are looking for individuals with experience in fast-paced news environments, and we would prefer, but not required, people with knowledge of Defense Department public affairs policies and practices. Former military journalists are encouraged to apply. Newspaper, magazine and news-driven Web backgrounds are all desirable.

Required Skills

Candidate must possess strong initiative and ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment. Additional requirements include:

* Solid writing skills

* Strong editorial and production sense with an artist's eye in assembling stories.

* Ability to work effectively and efficiently under extreme deadline pressure.

*Strong interpersonal and communication skills a must.

Required Experience

The ideal candidate will have five to seven (5-7) years of professional experience in online news production, with a demonstrated knowledge of the editorial process. Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related discipline, and five years’ experience, or an Associate's degree and seven additional years of experience.

http://www.businessworkforce.com/job.asp?id=25578326&aff=925A0F9A-7C85-4AAD-A3D2-5E5C81892E2F

66.) SPECIALIST TECHNICAL CONSULTANCY – INFLUENZA RISK

COMMUNICATION, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea, New Caledonia, France

Closing Date – 06 Aug 2010

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-87H5P2

67.) Associate Travel Editor, Southern Living magazine, Time Inc., Birmingham, AL

Come South and be part of the 5th largest monthly magazine in the country—and THE lifestyle magazine of the American South. Travel across the region in search of big city nightlife and quaint small towns; upscale restaurants and ramshackle beach dives; blues joints and food festivals; great drives, outdoor adventure, family getaways, and romantic escapes.

You should bring to the table a talent for discovering, pitching, reporting, and writing dynamic stories for contemporary Southerners; strong editing skills; a keen eye for innovative packaging; and the ability to collaborate with photographers and graphic designers. The job also requires an enthusiasm for travel and an appreciation for the rich culture of the South. You really must “get” Southern people in order to serve readers well.

Here’s what you won’t need: a snow shovel, a subway map, or a gold mine to pay the rent. We’re headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, and yes, we know our own press, but it’s dead wrong. Birmingham is a beautiful, livable, affordable city with friendly locals and easy access to some amazing places to spend your free time—gorgeous mountains and beaches are just a few hours away.

We’re assuming you already have the appropriate educational background, several years of related experience, and a great clip book. You can assume that we have an outstanding magazine, a staff that believes in team work, and one incredible slice of the country for you to explore.

https://careers.timewarner.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=535276

68.) Designer/copy editor, Sports Car Market, Portland, OR

http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1187360

69.) Online Communications Associate, United Nations Office for Project Services, Copenhagen, Denmark

Closing Date – 02 Aug 2010

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-87DK3D

*** JOTW Weekly Alternative Selections:

70.) Correctional Officer, Tecumseh State Correctional Institution, Tecumseh, NE

Corrections – Tecumseh

Do you want to make a difference? Join our innovative agency that is seeking key individuals to serve and protect the public by providing control, humane care and habilitation services for inmates. Competitive salary shift differential plus benefits to include medical/dental/vision insurance, free basic life insurance, retirement, 100% tuition assistance, paid vacations/holidays/sick leave.

The exam and on-site interviews (for applicants passing the exam) will be conducted accordingly: First Saturday of the month at 9:00 am; Second Tuesday of the month at 5:00 pm; or Third Saturday of the month at 9:00 am at theTecumseh State Correctional Institution, Tecumseh, NE. Please bring your valid driver's license. No appointment necessary. Appropriate business attire required (shorts and tank tops will not be allowed).

For more information call 402-335-5998 or 1-888-769-2359

For ADA accommodation call 1-888-769-2359

Example of Duties:

Supervise inmates in a wide variety of situations and activities. Conduct thorough inspections and searches of inmates, buildings and grounds. Negotiate extensive pedestrian and mobile perimeter and grounds inspection outdoors. Move heavy furniture and equipment with assistance (up to 100 pounds) during searches. Perform security observation duties to include duty in 45-50 feet high towers.* Prepare documentation regarding institutional matters such as incident reports, misconduct reports and logs. Conduct counts. Operate security equipment such as portable and mobile radios, electronic panel switches, keys in locks, fire extinguishing equipment, hand tools, and mechanical levers. Place and remove restraints on inmates. Operate control center. Recognize critical behavior. Respond to emergency situations. Restrain and control inmates. Transport inmates leaving the institution on any form of travel order. Drive state vehicles to include conducting perimeter patrol of institution. Follow written directives, post orders, and special instructions in addition to policies and procedures which dictate daily, routine and emergency procedures. Enforce rules and regulations. Communicate with other staff by using portable and mobile radios, telephones, pagers, intercoms and similar adaptive equipment. Complete and maintain annual certification of Training Academy classes including CPR, self-defense, first aid and firearms. Employ techniques learned as necessary. Supervise compliance with safety, sanitation, health and personal hygiene standards. Supervise the issue, use and storage of caustic, toxic and flammable substances. Distribute inmate mail and medication. Overtime may be required to include weekends, holidays and double-shifts. *Essential for the NE State Penitentiary, Lincoln Correctional Center, Diagnostic & Evaluation Center, Omaha Correctional Center and Tecumseh State Correctional Institution.

Qualifications:

REQUIREMENTS: At least 18 years of age; high school education or equivalent; successful completion of examination and screening process. No domestic abuse-related convictions or felony convictions will be accepted.

PREFERRED: Bilingual skills in English and Spanish desired and assessed.

OTHER: Must have avalid driver's license. Overtime may be required to include weekends, holidays and double-shifts. Must be able to work a shift assignment including weekends and holidays. Applicants accepting a job offer must pass the following pre-employment exams in this order: minimum physical standard screen, then the medical exam, and at a randomly announced time, pass a drug test. Once at the Staff Training Academy, must successfully complete the fully paid NE Corrections Training Program to include CPR, first aid, firearms, and self-defense tactics.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to work under stress.

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nebraska/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=243220

*** From Bridget Serchak:

71.) Special Assistant, Office of the Board Member, National Transportation Safety Board, Washington, D.C.

The incumbent performs assignments involving the review of transportation accident reports, safety studies and airman and mariner appeal cases that are furnished to the Board Member offices within the Safety Board; prepares highly technical memoranda on transportation activities, including recommendations; meets with members of the staff of the Safety Board to discuss issues and derive solutions.

Prepares concurring and dissenting statements to be attached to opinions and orders regarding the agency enforcement docket.

Keeps up-to-date on technological advances in transportation safety and other safety matters.

Prepares speeches, correspondence and briefing papers and inter-agency memoranda that contain the Board Member's opinions, comments and recommendations for action by the Board as a whole.

Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade; or the education requirements described below.

Specialized experience is defined as experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, experience must demonstrate that the candidate possesses:

• a broad knowledge of current policies and issues surrounding transportation safety, transportation accident investigation or prevention and associated relationships.

• experience as an advisor or primary assistant at a senior level, providing one-on-one advice and recommendations orally and in writing on technical, regulatory or enforcement issues that are highly sensitive, complex, directly related to the primary mission of an organization or agency and carry a high degree of public interest.

You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.

You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/getjob.aspx?opmcontrol=1883089

*** From Mark Sofman:

72.) Sr. Tour Host, Ben & Jerry's, Waterbury, VT

https://recruitment.unileverservices.com//MAIN/careerportal/Job_Profile.cfm?szOrderID=27644&szReturnToSearch=1&szWordsToHighlight=

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Twelve armed pirates in two boats boarded a general cargo ship underway. Master raised alarm, activated SSAS, sent distress message and mustered crew. The pirates attacked the crewmembers with guns and stole crew personal property. One crew was injured. The pirates kidnapped 12 crew members and took them ashore. They only left the injured crew onboard. Later the Nigerian navy boarded the ship and sailed it to a safe port. The injured crew was taken to hospital. The 12 crewmembers were released by the pirates after two days without any injuries. View

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12.7.2010: 2030 UTC: Posn: Chittagong anchorage, Bangladesh.

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