JOTW 31-2010


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Strategic Communication Management Summit 2010

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JOTW 31-2010

2 August 2010

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1.) Newspaper Layout Artist, Molokai Dispatch, Inc., Kaunakakai, HI

2.) Membership Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Roscoe Village, Chicago, IL

3.) Sr Director, Corporate Communications, Time Warner Cable, NY, NY

4.) Communications Manager, Time Warner Cable, San Antonio, Texas

5.) Director, Employee Communications & Corporate Citizenship, High Tech Industry, offered by Shaw Search Partners, Boston, MA

6.) Communications Coordinator, Dewberry, Fairfax, VA

7.) Public Relations/ Media Buyer – national retail franchisee, Plato's Closet Dulles, VA

8.) Art Director, Digitas Health, Philadelphia, PA

9.) Country Marketing Associate – Native Dutch, Indeed, Austin, TX

10.) Vice President of Communications, Johnson Controls, Inc., Milwaukee, WI

11.) Director Internal Communications, Best Buy US Corporate, Richfield, MN

12.) Director, Communications, Corporation for Supportive Housing, New York, New York

13.) Marketing Communications Intern Minnetonka, Syngenta, Minnetonka, MN

14.) Marketing Communications Coordinator, Nomadic Display, Springfield, VA

15.) Publicist, Scholastic, New York, NY

16.) Communications Coordinator, The American Geriatrics Society, New York, New York

17.) Public Relations Manager, TARGUSinfo, Vienna, VA

18.) Marketing Art Director, Modern Luxury Media, New York, NY

19.) VP, Corporate Communications, Turner Broadcasting, Atlanta, GA

20.) Manager Public/Media Relations, FLOR, Elmhurst, IL (Chicago suburb)

21.) Specialist, Corporate Communications, TXU Energy, Dallas, TX

22.) Director University Relations Communications and Constituent Engagement, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

23.) Manager, Corporate Communications, Constellation Energy, Baltimore, MD

24.) Senior Manager, Media & Public Relations, American Academy of Otolaryngology-HNS, Alexandria, VA

25.) Communications and Community Relations Specialist, Peoples Natural Gas Company, Wilkinsburg, PA

26.) Director of Marketing, Communications & Public Relations, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Cheyenne, WY

27.) Public Relations Temp—Fashion/Retail, boutique PR agency, Chicago, IL

28.) Associate – Corporate Communications, Intl Cosmetics & Perfumes, Inc., New York City, NY

29.) Senior Manager, Communications, Capital One, McLean, VA

30.) Manager Public Relations And Social Media, ConAgra, Omaha, NE

31.) Manager, Public Policy & Sustainability, Pepsico International, Purchase, NY

32.) Dir Corporate Communications Media Relations, Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Charleston, SC

33.) Account Supervisor, Environics Communications, Washington, DC

34.) Stagiaire Marketing, The Manitowoc Company, Ecully, France

35.) Regional Public Relations Manager, Feld Entertainment, Dallas, TX

36.) Broadcast Coordinator, Feld Entertainment, Vienna, VA

37.) Community Relations Specialist, Broadridge, NY, NY

38.) Investor Relations Associate Marketer, D. E. Shaw group, London, UK

39.) Supervisory Program Analyst, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development & Research, Department Of Housing And Urban Development, Washington DC

40.) Corporate Relations Manager, MANNA, Philadelphia, PA

41.) Director of Development & Communications, MANNA, Philadelphia, PA

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

43.) Client Solutions Support Manager, Vox Medica, Inc., Philadelphia, PA

44.) Copywriter, Garfield Group, Newtown, PA

45.) Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

46.) Social Media Coordinator Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

47.) Public Affairs Specialist, Rural Housing Service, Department of Agriculture, Topeka and Lawrence, KS

48.) Internet Marketing Specialist (Focusing on Social Media), Heifer International, Little Rock, AR

49.) MARKETING, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND FUNDRAISING INTERNSHIP (Volunteer), World Policy Institute, New York, NY

50.) Science Writer – Public Relations Specialist, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), Laurel, MD

51.) DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, International Pharma Division, Abbott Laboratories. Abbott Park, Illinois

52.) Sr Communications Specialist, Citizens Financial Group, Providence, RI

53.) Sr. Planner, Corporate Events, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Plano, TX

54.) Public Affairs & Communications Manager, The Coca-Cola Company, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

55.) Director Employee Engagement Communications, ITT Corporation, White Plains, NY

56.) Employee Communications Consultant, Vertafore, Bothell, WA

57.) Senior Manager, Employee Communications, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Milpitas, CA

58.) Marketing Communications Manager, The Mark Travel Corporation, La Macchia Enterprises, Milwaukee, WI

59.) Train Porter, RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY ®, THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH, Feld Entertainment, Traveling Show

60.) Wrestlers wanted, Labelle, FL

61.) Shirt/Pant Hanger, Cintas, Franklin, WI

62.) Modular Bear Stitcher, Vermont Teddy Bear, Shelburne, VT

63.) Vineyard Assistant (temp to perm), Birdsong Winery, Dushore, PA

64.) Fruit Harvester, R & S Farms, Hartford, MI

65.) Armored Car Messenger, Brinks US, Gainesville, FL

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*** Let’s get to the jobs:

1.) Newspaper Layout Artist, Molokai Dispatch, Inc., Kaunakakai, HI

Description:

This position requires a 6 month commitment. Selected intern must arrive in the month of September, 2010.

Layout Artist: This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience to live and work within the close-knit community of Molokai. The work you will do will directly impact the lives of the people around you.

We have an opening for a Layout Artist – this position is unpaid (see “Compensation” below).

Job Description: The main tasks for this position are laying out the paper and preparing ads in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and/or Illustrator. Other tasks include business card design, passport photography, and various office duties.

You will also be expected to make content decisions that enhance the readability of the newspaper. By visually presenting information and ideas, you will aid readers in comprehending stories. You will also be working one-on-one with clients to create accurate and effective advertisements in an efficient manner.

Applicants must be clear communicators in graphic arts, and as part of greater working team. Your portfolio must demonstrate a strong sense of visual harmony and experience in multi-page publications. Applicants who have a communications background or experience in journalism will also be given preference.

Qualifications:

• Able to honor a 6 month commitment and arrive in September, 2010

• Previous experience in the design and layout of multi-page publications.

• Accountability for your work and actions

• An inquisitive and outgoing personality

• Excellent communication skills

• High level of motivation and the ability to self-start

• Foreign travel experience and the ability to “tough it out” and thrive within challenging environments

Note: If you do not have all of the qualifications above, please DO NOT apply. This is NOT a vacation or adventure – it is an opportunity to work in layout and make a positive difference in our small community.

Compensation:

• Furnished room in a house with local phone, internet access and free utilities (walking distance to town and work)

• Shared transportation (car, bike, moped)

• $40 per week stipend

• Flexible time off within your internship

• Real-world experience and your work in print every week.

Travel: You must arrange to purchase your own transportation to and from Molokai.

Applicants: Send non-generic cover letter, resume and link to you portfolio.

Requested Online Materials: Portfolio

View our web site: www.themolokaidispatch.com

Molokai Dispatch, Inc

P.O. Box 482219

Kaunakakai, HI 96748

http://www.creativehotlist.com/index.asp?linkTarget=fullJob.asp&jobID=141583

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2.) Membership Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Roscoe Village, Chicago, IL

Large established Chicago neighborhood organization seeks part-time Membership Marketing and Communications Coordinator. Ideal candidate would work in coordination with the board to streamline all membership marketing programs to ensure the most effective event promotion, membership growth, involvement, and retention.

RVN MARKETING AND PROMOTIONS

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

1) Membership/Audience Management:

Individual would be responsible for determining the most effective means of electronic communication for email blast promotion and managing the several sets of email lists.

Responsibility would include analyzing the system(s) we are using, and if need be, finding an email marketing service, complete the initial set up, and provide feedback as to the validity of email addresses. After the initial set up, individual would be responsible for maintaining the database and for creatively promoting RVN.

2) Website Enhancement:

Individual would be responsible for making the website more user friendly and efficient. It would also be their responsibility to maintain the pages with updated pictures and event graphics.

3) Analytics:

Use of website and on going tracking.

4) Emails:

Individual would be responsible for answering or re routing emails on an on-going basis.

5) Social Networking:

Individual would be responsible for updating the existing two Facebook pages, setting up a Twitter Page, and linking them all so that they can seamlessly be promoted.

6) External/Promotional:

Relationship building with RVCC, Audubon, Realtors, and others in the neighborhood to be more efficient in promoting RVN and building membership and membership involvement.

7) Systematize Joining RVN:

Mission statement, expectations of membership, volunteer recognition, having a membership tent at every event and following up.

Please send a cover letter and resume to: info@roscoevillage.org

*** From Marc Farrar:

3.) Sr Director, Corporate Communications, Time Warner Cable, NY, NY

The Senior Director, Corporate Communications will provide expert writing skills in crafting a wide variety of communications, including internal announcements, external publications and executive speeches. Requiring a unique balance of extensive writing experience and strategic communications expertise, this is a critical role in positively positioning the company among key audiences (including consumers, stockholders, communities and employees). This role also will be instrumental in identifying new opportunities to promote the company.

Duties & Responsibilities

• 75% – 80% Focus on researching and writing announcements, speeches, scripts, articles and numerous other materials geared to employees, customers, stockholders and communities

• Manage strategic communications projects that help build and maintain the company’s positive reputation among key audiences.

• Secure external recognition of the company via high-profile, third-party rankings and recognition, including promoting company as a top employer, highlighting its diversity commitment, and spotlighting executive leadership.

• Inject a story-telling perspective into the company’s communications strategy, particularly through finding and crafting stories that personalize and promote the company and its employees.

• Manage executive communications, including writing in key executives’ “voice,” securing appropriate outside speaking opportunities, and counseling them on corporate communications strategy.

• Manage development of company’s annual report to shareholders and corporate community impact report.

Requirements

• Stellar writing and editing skills; impressive, comprehensive writing samples a must.

• At least 12 years of professional experience, preferably in corporate communications or related field.

• Demonstrated expertise in marketing communications, crisis communications, issues management, internal communications and other communications functions.

• Experience writing for diverse media (intranet, print publications, websites, social media, etc.).

• Ability to produce multiple materials and manage numerous projects simultaneously under strict deadline pressure.

• Extensive knowledge of corporate business environment, preferably in consumer products and services. Work experience in telecommunications, technology or related fields preferred.

• Ability to understand and communicate complex topics and technology.

• Ability to interact effectively with employees at all levels in the company.

• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations or related field.

Requisition # 121558BR

Finally, Time Warner Cable offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, and free cable (in specified areas). Qualified candidates should apply on-line at www.timewarnercable.com.

4.) Communications Manager, Time Warner Cable, San Antonio, Texas

Time Warner Cable currently seeks a Communications Manager for our Regional Communications Department. Below please find a brief description of the essential duties and responsibilities required to function successfully in this position.

Position Summary

The Regional Communications Manager will work to develop and implement internal communication strategies to ensure the internal audience is properly educated on Company initiatives and news for them to perform their day to day duties. Along with internal communications, the Manager will focus on keeping internal communications tools (i.e. internal websites) up to date with all current Texas Region news.

Essential Job Functions:

• Work with Senior Leadership to develop press releases, press kits, white papers, media statements, monitor media coverage of the company, distribute articles to employees, develop media reports for the Senior Team as directed by the Regional VP of Communications and the Regional Communications Director

• Manage internal communications to ensure that all Time Warner Cable employees are notified of company initiative via e-mail, internet, intranet, newsletters, message boards, and any other means necessary as determined by the VP of Communications.

• Track and monitor key messages from competitors and key audiences to assist in the development of a strategic communications plan.

• Integrate public relations effectively into the overall marketing strategy, ensuring public relations success is fully leveraged.

• Initiate, write and coordinate the development of editorial pieces as they relate to competitive attempts to shape public opinion or corporate objectives.

• Manage communications with the South Texas, North Texas and Central Texas divisions as well as corporate regarding information that should be included in the Time Warner Cable newsletters

• Manage internal website portal to ensure all Regional messaging is up to date

• Work to promote the unique programming options the Texas Region is responsible for

• Attend public functions as a representative of Time Warner Cable as needed. Events may occur during the evening or on weekends.

Engage managers and executives in public relations activities including speaking events, articles for trade publications

Job Requirements:

• Must have a Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Public Relations or related field and a minimum of 5 – 7 years experience in public relations or in a communications role.

• Must have demonstrated project management ability, be results orientated, and have the ability to multitask while meeting deadlines.

• Must have demonstrated ability to plan strategically and implement against strategic objectives.

• Must have demonstrated ability to learn and translate complex concepts or technologies.

• Strong interpersonal skills, solid written and verbal communications and demonstrated success utilizing those skills are also required.

• Must have the ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe software.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Spanish fluency not required but a plus.

Travel Requirements:

Travel % 25

Supervisory/Managerial Responsibilities:

Delegates authority to carry out work of a unit to subordinate supervisors or managers

Requisition # 121027BR

Finally, Time Warner Cable offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, and free cable (in specified areas). Qualified candidates should apply on-line at www.timewarnercable.com.

*** From Melissa Shaw:

HI Ned,

I was referred to you by Steve McGough.

May I please post this job opportunity on your site/newsletter?

The company is confidential but is located in Boston, MA.

Thank you!

Melissa Shaw

Melissa Shaw

Principal, Shaw Search Partners

5.) Director, Employee Communications & Corporate Citizenship, High Tech Industry, offered by Shaw Search Partners, Boston, MA

Overview:

About the Job

This is a hands-on role leading and developing Company’s global employee communications and corporate social responsibility programs. This individual will work closely with the CEO and the SVP, HR to develop overall positioning and messaging, with responsibility for driving consistent and effective employee-focused messaging across the company. Manages internal communications programs that help employees understand and align with company business goals, initiatives and programs. Lead global Corporate Citizenship efforts which include articulating, developing and communicating globally the corporate citizenship vision and leadership commitment.

Responsibilities:

* Develop and support the implementation of a CEO communication strategy to drive consistent and effective messaging which will drive employee engagement by creating a continued sense of excitement, purpose and line-of-sight linkage between employees and organizational strategy.

* Draft and edit CEO internal speeches and other communications for quarterly all-hands, CEO fireside chat, organizational announcements, talking points, etc. Develop and implement additional communication channels to create and strengthen the internal dialogue with and between the CEO and employees.

* Support CEO in management of CEO blog, researching and drafting responses and posting final content. Tracks website hits as well as questions to identify trends in content interest/concern to CEO and SVP, HR, recommending follow-up communication actions as needed.

* Partner with SVP, HR and HR Leadership team to develop and implement an actionable employee communication strategy that enhances employee retention and engagement. Lead effort to develop and implement new blog for SVP, HR.

* Collaborates with and advises members of the HR team on the most effective and appropriate communications strategies and tactics for delivering key messages and HR information to internal audiences. Partners with HRBP to develop and deliver systems and tools that enable managers to effectively play their role as communicators.

* Develops and implements plan to increase effectiveness of the HR section of Company’s intranet, and the Careers segment of Company’s website to better communicate existing programs and activities and drive employee retention and engagement.

* Collaborates with Marketing and Corporate Communications as needed to ensure corporate messaging and branding is appropriately translated in all aspects of employee communications and to ensure consistency with company positions and consistency across global employee population.

* Manage the Company Foundation, responding to and evaluating grant requests to determine fit with the Foundation’s mission, presenting recommendations for new requests as appropriate. Maintain positive relationships with recipients of current giving, ensuring consistent practices that deliver the most value for the program

* Respond to internal and external requests for charitable giving. Define and communicate practices, coordinate responses related to customer or other similar requests are handled appropriately.

* Ensures integration of corporate citizenship activities into all relevant internal communications vehicle. Act as point of contact for local citizenship committees, ensuring committees function within operational guidelines and provide metrics for events. Create exposure and visibility on Corporate Citizenship activities to all employees, enhance intranet communications and coordinate as appropriate with company-wide Green Initiative.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications

* Education: BS / BA in Communications or Journalism or equivalent.

* Overall Experience: 15+ years of experience as a communications professional in a multinational company.

* Ability to work closely at executive levels to develop strategic communications plans and messages, based on business strategies, challenges and initiatives, company culture, best practices and critical thinking.

* A seasoned professional in employee / organizational communications strategy development and its successful execution.

* Strong collaboration skills with a proven ability to build and maintain relationships with key internal contacts, influencers, including colleagues within Corporate Communications.

* Technology industry experience is essential; knowledge of software and / or Internet industries highly desirable.

* Requires knowledge of progressive communication vehicles and their respective roles.

For more information or for resume submittal, please contact:

Melissa Shaw, Shaw Search Partners: 401.419.5163/melissa@shawsearch.com

Retoucher/Photo Compositing Artist, Solomon Page, New York, NY

Talented creative Retoucher needed for NYC ad agency!

You must have a strong portfolio of creative and conceptual photo compositing examples.

This is NOT your typical skin or jewelry retouching.

This is much more creative and design oriented.

Expert technical photoshop skills needed.

These positions are onsite and the shift if from 4pm to 11 (or later).

Please send resume and samples

Solomon Page

Midtown

New York, NY 10016

http://www.creativehotlist.com/index.asp?linkTarget=fullJob.asp&jobID=141540

6.) Communications Coordinator, Dewberry, Fairfax, VA

http://hostedjobs.openhire.com/epostings/submit.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=216985&company_id=15866

*** From Elaine Singer:

7.) Public Relations/ Media Buyer – national retail franchisee, Plato's Closet Dulles, VA

Plato's Closet buys ' gently used” designer teen and twenty something clothing and resells them at a discount. There are currently over 250 stores in the US and Canada

Opportunity requires media services for Broadcast TV, Radio and Cable which includes:

PR Rollout for new store opening in August-September

Continued PR for new store as well as existing stores in Northern Virginia

Budget Planning

Media Research

Media rate negotiation

Schedule placement, schedule management

Promotional management

Station invoice auditing

Internet awareness

Franchisor provides creative for radio spots, tv adds, youtube, as well as print advertising for various local magazines and papers.

There is currently one store location in Chantilly, VA with another owner. My store will be in Dulles Town Center in Sterling, VA. We are interested in talking about creating a media co-op as well.

Please contact Elaine Singer at elainesinger@me.com

8.) Art Director, Digitas Health, Philadelphia, PA

Description:

The Art Director at Digitas will be responsible for the conception, design, and execution of innovative visual materials for integrated, cross channel initiatives including: large web initiatives, online advertising, digital marketing, direct marketing and/or print advertising. This individual should possess keen conceptual and design skills and assist the Creative Director in improving the technical and creative performance of staff within his group.

You must have strong leadership skills and be able to inspire a team of designers, juggle multiple projects simultaneously, and work closely with clients. You must create a range of concepts and designs for each project. You must be able to partner with copywriters to ensure the copy and voice supports the concept. You must be self-motivated with a positive attitude and have strong communications skills.

Qualifications

The role an Art Director at Digitas requires at least 3 years of art direction experience and formal design training with exceptional conceptual and design skills. Expert use of Photoshop and Illustrator are a must. A combination of print and web experience is ideal. Strong typographical, motion graphic and interaction design skills are required. An in-depth understanding of HTML / dHTML and the capabilities of Web browsers is essential. Experience with other interactive media such as CD-ROM or broadband is helpful. Flash is a big plus.

EOE

View our web site:

www.digitas.com

Please apply online at:

http://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=ba1b0daf4d6fd3b3dd8ddc290785eec6

http://www.creativehotlist.com/index.asp?linkTarget=fullJob.asp&jobID=141527

9.) Country Marketing Associate – Native Dutch, Indeed, Austin, TX

http://hire.jobvite.com/CompanyJobs/Careers.aspx?k=Job&c=qOX9Vfwz&j=oWRlVfwN&s=IndeedSponsored

*** From Monet LeMon:

10.) Vice President of Communications, Johnson Controls, Inc., Milwaukee, WI

Johnson Controls, Inc. is seeking a Vice President of Communications for its Building Efficiency (BE) unit, based at the Company’s Milwaukee, WI, headquarters, and has retained Stanton Chase International to lead the nationwide search.

Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI), is a Fortune 100, global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries, with more than $28 billion in net revenue in 2009. www.johnsoncontrols.com

Reporting directly to the President of the Building Efficiency business ($15 billion in revenue), and indirectly to the Vice President of Corporate Communications of Johnson Controls, Inc., the Vice President, Communications, BE, will have global responsibilities for directing media relations; crisis communications; mergers and acquisitions communications; executive and internal communications; new media/web communications; event planning and management; and marketing communications (currently residing under this position).

Our Client is seeking a candidate with a minimum of 15 years of broad-reaching corporate communications experience in a large, global, publicly traded company, preferably in diversified industries. Candidates must have prior experience serving as a business partner to senior leaders at the level of President/CEO/Chairman, and be able to influence and advise senior management’s decisions and act upon them accordingly. A Bachelor’s degree is required, and a graduate degree is preferred.

If you wish to recommend a candidate for the position or to learn more, please contact us in confidence. We can also share a detailed Position Specification. We welcome your thoughts concerning this opportunity. Thank you for your interest.

Sincerely,

Monet LeMon (monet@monetandcompany.com)

1226 Hill Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Phone: 310-463-2493

Steve Watson (s.watson@stantonchase.com)

Stanton Chase

Occidental Tower

5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 810

Dallas, TX 75244

Phone: 972-404-8411, X-8134 Fax: 972-404-8415

Assistant: Judy Miller (j.miller@stantonchase.com)

11). Director Internal Communications, Best Buy US Corporate, Richfield, MN

https://bestbuy.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=202220

12.) Director, Communications, Corporation for Supportive Housing, New York, New York

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=20686

13.) Marketing Communications Intern Minnetonka, Syngenta, Minnetonka, MN

http://jobs.syngenta.com/us/minnetonka/marketing-communications/jobid600930-marketing-communications-intern-minnetonka

14.) Marketing Communications Coordinator, Nomadic Display, Springfield, VA

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?ipath=EXIND&siteid=cbindeed&Job_DID=J8B21975TTHZNKLRWB9

15.) Publicist, Scholastic, New York, NY

http://www.newyorkrecruiter.com/job_display.php?alpha=2408471&searchstring=&category_alpha=30

16.) Communications Coordinator, The American Geriatrics Society, New York, New York

National non-profit health professions membership organization seeks a Communications Coordinator. BA/BS grad with excellent communication and administrative skills.

Additional Qualifications:

Skills & Specifications

•Ability to operate under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

•Excellent Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook skills.

•Effective project management skills.

•Team player who should meet or exceed team goals.

•Effective written and oral communication skills.

•Be self-motivated, confident, flexible and energetic

Education & Qualification

•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

•Masters degree in related field is an added advantage.

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter w/ salary requirements, resume, & writing sample, to: Elvy Ickowicz, AGS-Suite 801, 350 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY 10118 or eickowicz@americangeriatrics.org.

http://www.idealist.org/if/i/en/av/Job/389802-101/c

*** From Jessica Foster:

Good afternoon Ned,

TARGUSinfo has a communication’s position that just opened, would you be able to add to your web site? Job description is attached, here are the details:

Thank you so much!

Jessica

Jessica Foster

Marketing Coordinator

TARGUSinfo

17.) Public Relations Manager, TARGUSinfo, Vienna, VA

How to respond: Email a cover letter and resume, in Word or PDF format to: jobs@TARGUSinfo.com. Please reference the job title in the subject line of the email and include salary requirements.

18.) Marketing Art Director, Modern Luxury Media, New York, NY

Description:

Marketing Art Director needed by magazine publisher to design marketing collateral. High level of creativity and strong production skills required. Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, PowerPoint and HTML. Positive attitude, dedicated, flexible, organized, efficient, detail-oriented, able to handle tight deadlines and multitask. Local applicants only.

No calls, please.

Responsibilities include:

\\ Sales presentations, sell sheets, PowerPoint presentations. Supporting sales and marketing staff.

\\ Creative mockups. Must be able to concept projects from start to finish. Design creative selling solutions for potential clients, from in-book promotions, digital incentives to custom marketing collateral.

\\ Special promotions, special sections and advertorial design and template creation.

\\ Event collateral. Printed and digital invitations, signs, posters, tent cards, stickers, recaps.

\\ In-book page creation. Monthly page deadline for national promotional pages.

\\ HTML. Must be able to work easily with templates, FTP servers and Dreamweaver.

\\ Copy editing.

\\ Create press-ready PDFs.

\\ Adapt to specific naming conventions, file processing and archiving standards.

Requested Online Materials: Portfolio / PDF Sample

Modern Luxury Media

7 W. 51st Street

New York, NY 10019

http://www.creativehotlist.com/index.asp?linkTarget=fullJob.asp&jobID=141585

19.) VP, Corporate Communications, Turner Broadcasting, Atlanta, GA

https://careers.timewarner.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=536279

*** From Debra Bethard-Caplick:

This came across my desk today, so I thought I'd send it on.

Debra Bethard-Caplick, MBA, APR

Strategic Communications

20.) Manager Public/Media Relations, FLOR, Elmhurst, IL (Chicago suburb)

The Mgr. Public/Media Relations will manage all PR activities ensuring that all programs and initiatives are executed in order to achieve the best results for the company. He/She will be responsible for gaining positive external exposure for FLOR in outside print and electronic media, for enhancing FLOR’s visibility and credibility, and capturing and addressing negative media about FLOR. The ideal candidate will have an interest in design and home decor

Requirements

BA or equivalent in Marketing, Communications, journalism or a related field Minimum of four years experience in Marketing, Communications or related Organized and detail oriented Ability to multi task effectively Excellent writing and editing skills Knowledge of methods and approach and pitch for appropriate media Knowledge of public relations services and sources for media outreach and monitoring Persuasive oral communication skills Knowledge of web-based resources for media contacts Self starter with history of teamwork

Interested and qualified applicants should apply on-line at www.interfaceglobalcareers.com

EOE M/F/V/D

21.) Specialist, Corporate Communications, TXU Energy, Dallas, TX

https://efhexperienced.ats.hrsmart.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=2377

22.) Director University Relations Communications and Constituent Engagement, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

https://jobs.nd.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

*** From Mark Sofman:

23.) Manager, Corporate Communications, Constellation Energy, Baltimore, MD

http://bit.ly/adVjrk

24.) Senior Manager, Media & Public Relations, American Academy of Otolaryngology-HNS, Alexandria, VA

http://bit.ly/d8Qz95

25.) Communications and Community Relations Specialist, Peoples Natural Gas Company, Wilkinsburg, PA

http://bit.ly/aW4ga6

26.) Director of Marketing, Communications & Public Relations, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Cheyenne, WY

http://bit.ly/bBqnXo

*** From Elle Kane:

Dear Ned,

Attached you will find a current job opening on behalf of Lynn Hazan & Associates. We are currently seeking candidates for a PR position. Please circulate this information and refer to the attached item for details. Thanks so much!

Best,

Elle Kane

Lynn Hazan & Associates

27.) Public Relations Temp—Fashion/Retail, boutique PR agency, Chicago, IL

URGENT- IMMEDIATE NEED

Background: Chicago boutique PR agency seeks fashion/retail PR Account Executive with 1-3 years of experience for 3-4 month assignment with potential to go full time. Candidate must have track record of success in pitching to Chicago area media and have prior experience in retail/fashion PR. Must have strong project management skills and attention to detail. Agency just landed 3 well known and fashion forward retail shopping centers. Agency environment is business casual. Fitness center on site.

Responsibilities: Execute PR plan based on pre-approved strategy. Write, pitch, and plan events for Chicago area market. Will work on campaigns including back to school, holidays, theater casting calls and other special events/promotions. Will work directly with the marketing manager from each property.

Downtown office. Occasional visits to properties. Evenings and weekends as needed. Submit your resume, hourly rate, press release samples, cover letter to pr@lhazan.com

Speed is of the essence. Ref #0607.

We appreciate a follow up call, 312-863-5401.

28.) Associate – Corporate Communications, Intl Cosmetics & Perfumes, Inc., New York City, NY

http://jobview.nytimes.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=89657376

*** From Mark Sofman:

29.) Senior Manager, Communications, Capital One, McLean, VA

http://bit.ly/d3PAOf

30.) Manager Public Relations And Social Media, ConAgra, Omaha, NE

http://bit.ly/99962Q

31.) Manager, Public Policy & Sustainability, Pepsico International, Purchase, NY

http://careers.pepsico.com/job/Purchase-Manager,-Public-Policy-&-Sustainability-Job-NY-10577/845666/

32.) Dir Corporate Communications Media Relations, Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Charleston, SC

https://www.healthcaresource.com/roper/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=616436

*** From Dave Groobert:

Ned:

Can you please post in next newsletter, thanks,

– Dave

33.) Account Supervisor, Environics Communications, Washington, DC

Environics Communications (www.environicspr.com), a full-service North American public relations agency, is seeking an Account Supervisor for our growing healthcare practice in our Washington, DC office. We are seeking a candidate with a BA or BS degree in communications, journalism or related field and 6-10 years of healthcare public relations experience to work on a variety of health, medical and scientific association and corporate accounts. The ideal candidate is self-motivated with a strong work ethic and has excellent interpersonal skills.

Qualifications include experience in media relations with the ability to generate results in both traditional and new media; strong writing and editing skills, including ability to translate scientific material into lay terms and write bylined articles; exceptional attention to detail; and strong organizational skills. Additional qualifications we are seeking include the ability to prioritize and multi-task in a challenging, fast-paced environment; adept at functioning well in a team environment as well as working independently; and the ability to generate ideas and think creatively. Experience with social media is essential. Prior PR agency and/or association experience preferred.

Environics is an award-winning, management-owned agency offering competitive salaries, benefits including fully paid insurance and profit sharing, and a friendly, dynamic environment in which hard work is recognized and rewarded.

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to: careers@ecius.net.

No telephone calls please, and we regret that we are not able to acknowledge or respond to every inquiry.

34.) Stagiaire Marketing, The Manitowoc Company, Ecully, France

General Job Objective

Au sein de la Direction Marketing de la zone EMEA, nous recherchons un(e) stagiaire Marketing pour une durée de 6 mois.

Essential Job Functions

Vous partagerez votre mission entre le Marketing Operationnel où vous participerez à l'exécution du programme de mesure de la satisfaction clients (Customer Satisfaction Index) et au sein de l'équipe Web dans laquelle vous gérerez le Web au quotidien avec la gestion et génération des accès à My Potain et à Manitowoc Direct, ainsi que la maintenance des sites Grove, Manitowoc, Potain et de la Photo Gallery.

b) Assistance dans les projets Web

– Projet grues d’occasion : statistiques de fréquentation des sites, réalisation et suivi des campagnes d’e-mailings

– Projet « Promotional Program »: aide à la rédaction du cahier des charges d’un site de goodies

– Projet « Printshop » : mise à jour des contenus, promotions du site auprès de nos dealers

Job Requirements/Working Conditions

Ecole de Commerce ou Universié avec Spécialisation Marketing.

Polyvalence, bonne organisation, curiosité d'esprit, sensibilité business, fluent in English, web, Excel.

Stage rémunéré.

Job ID 3967

Job Number F01059

http://www.manitowoc.com/en/Careers/CareerCenter/peopleclick.cfm

35.) Regional Public Relations Manager, Feld Entertainment, Dallas, TX

http://www.feldentertainment.com/careers/JobDisplay.aspx?id=46540

36.) Broadcast Coordinator, Feld Entertainment, Vienna, VA

http://www.feldentertainment.com/careers/JobDisplay.aspx?id=47256

37.) Community Relations Specialist, Broadridge, NY, NY

https://www.broadridge.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=2967&CurrentPage=2&sid=47

38.) Investor Relations Associate Marketer, D. E. Shaw group, London, UK

The D. E. Shaw group is seeking a talented associate marketer to join its Investor Relations department in London. The associate will work closely with senior marketing staff on investor-facing activities and will have substantial contact with current and prospective investors, as well as internal areas of the firm, including trading, financial operations, and legal.

Responsibilities will include communicating with investors, assisting with the development of marketing strategy, coordinating transactional operations, and a variety of special projects. Over time, the associate is expected to assume additional marketing and fundraising responsibilities.

A demonstrated record of intellectual achievement and an exceptional attention to detail are required. The successful candidate will be a creative, critical thinker with exceptional project management, analytical, and communication skills. Any relevant experience is preferred and exposure to capital markets is a strong plus.

https://www.deshaw.com/recruit/JobOpportunities.html

*** From Djana Todd:

39.) Supervisory Program Analyst, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development & Research, Department Of Housing And Urban Development, Washington DC

Job Announcement Number: H10-DE-369562-DK

Opening Doors to a career with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This position provides perfect advancement for a career-expert looking for a change in a great Federal agency.

Why choose to work at HUD? HUD is seeking highly qualified individuals who are willing to meet the challenges of public service and support the agency's mission. We offer salaries competitive with private sector service, and pay is only part of the generous package you will earn. We also offer a broad array of program activities to develop your career, such as: professional developmental opportunities; work assignments that may consist of projects related to different housing programs; create opportunities to use and build skills; advanced technology; networking opportunities, recognition and reward for creativity and performance; teamwork; and innovative work interests.

Benefits include the following: health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans; paid leave and holidays; flexible work schedules; transit subsidies; retirement investment options (401K-type plan); Flexible Spending Accounts; long-term care insurance; and childcare subsidies. Exceptional difficulty in recruiting a highly or uniquely qualified candidate may or may not result in a repayment of a Student Loan benefit being offered.

CR369562

Our Headquarters offices are conveniently located at the L'Enfant Plaza Metro stop, and within walking distance to great restaurants, museums, and the National Mall. We also have a fitness center, childcare center, credit union, eateries, and other work-life conveniences.

Our mission focuses on expanding homeownership, increasing access to affordable housing, strengthening communities through economic development, fighting housing discrimination, and tackling homelessness issues . To learn more about HUD's mission and programs, click here.

This position is located in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, Office of Policy Development, Research Utilization Division. As the Division Director, the incument is responsible for the development and coordination of programs that encourage the practical application of HUD evaluations, analyses, and research findings and products to the solutions of problems, for stimulating an awareness of, and interest in, HUD research activities, and for obtaining feedback from clients that will increase the effectiveness of HUD's research programs and policies. He/she provides advice and assistance to other PD&R organizational segments on dissemination and utilization strategies for individual PD&R and HUD projects and products; designs and manages PD&R's Web page at http://www.huduser.org/., and operates HUD USER's Research Information Service and Clearinghouse, designs, develops and produces a variety of PD&R information products and services using a range of media and coordinates all outreach activities such as seminars, conferences, and Web marketing in support of the Department's research agenda. He/she also oversees the management of HUD's library.

Federal status candidates and those eligible to be considered under HUD's merit promotion procedures may apply for this position under announcement number: H10-MP-369240-DK .

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

You must be a U.S. Citizen or national to apply for this position.

You must be able to successfully pass/maintain a security investigation.

All required documents must be submitted according to “How to Apply”.

Resumes eMailed to the HR Specialist directly will not be considered.

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=89642025

*** From Bill Seiberlich:

40.) Corporate Relations Manager, MANNA, Philadelphia, PA

Here it is … MANNA needs someone to entice small, medium and large

companies and firms to EMBRACE our mission and support our cause – with

financial support, in-kind services and product support, marketing and

event sponsorship opportunities, and every other idea imaginable. This

is a new position with a specific focus of time, talent and enthusiasm

for a person who has a great personality, is not shy, and able to

establish contact with the decision maker(s) of the corporate community.

3 to 5 years sales experience would be great. An Emmy or Tony award on

your mantel is a plus. Superior interpersonal, written and oral

communications skills important. Self-starter, action-oriented, hard

working.

http://www.mannapa.org

Contact: Richard Keaveney, CEO, MANNA, at rkeaveney@mannapa.org or 2323

Ranstead Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. NO CALLS PLEASE

41.) Director of Development & Communications, MANNA, Philadelphia, PA

The Director of Development and Communications provides strategic and

operational leadership in all areas of development and communications,

including but nut limited to major gifts, annual giving, planned giving,

corporate and foundation relations, event management, public relations

and stewardship. Reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer. Leads

a team that includes managers of institutional, individual, corporate

and event relationships.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

– facilitate the development, execution and oversight of a

comprehensive strategic development plan ($4M+ budget in FY2011 —

anticipate a $6M budget by FY2015.

– identify, cultivatem solicit, steward major gifts and relationships

– recruit, motivate, and lead the development team to meet and exceed

goals

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree required. Master's or equivalent

experience preferred. 5 to 7 years experience in this or related field

in private industry. Experience with planned giving and major gifts a

plus.

OTHER SKILLS:

– outgoing, charismatic, dynamic

– willingness and comfort level in asking for financial support

– strategic thinker

– outcomes driven

http://www.mannapa.org

Contact: Richard Keaveney, CEO, MANNA, at rkeaveney@mannapa.org or 2323

Ranstead Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. NO CALLS PLEASE

42.) 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.

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:

– 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.

Contact: For immediate consideration please apply to:

hrinfo@medecision.com

43.) Client Solutions Support Manager, Vox Medica, Inc., Philadelphia, PA

Vox Medica, Inc., a leading, independent health care communications

company, seeks diverse perspectives to deliver inventive solutions for a

growing list of clients. Through our proprietary PEER process we build

brand recognition, customize meaningful education and knowledge

solutions, and allow for market access using a range of skills.

Vox is currently looking for a Client Solutions Support Manager to join

our rapidly growing, dynamic healthcare PR Practice.

Qualifications: The Support Manager will have a bachelor's degree, a

solid grasp of all public relations tools, and strong research, writing

and editing skills. The Support Manager must have at least one to two

years public relations experience. Media relations and strong writing

skills is a must. He/She should have experience conveying knowledge to

the media and to account team members. Agency experience is ideal.

Candidates must be proactive, flexible, autonomous, quality-minded,

detail-oriented, and driven.

Responsibilities include:

– Conduct strategic media relations that create favorable coverage,

incorporating clients' key messages

– Research, write and edit media pitches and other press materials;

participate in media pitching

– Contribute to the research, development and writing of program plans

– Compile and analysze media results for clients, as necessary

– Coordinate activities related to client projects (print materials,

meetings, audio/video programs, multimedia/ website development,

reports, etc

– Ensure that all products are delivered to clients on time, as

promised, according to client expectations

– Assist in developing traditional and social media recommendations as

well as program implementation

– Participate in client meetings and conference calls

– Manage projects working with staff and vendors

– Conduct monthly activity reporting

– Keep account team abreast of timelines and deadlines

We offer full benefits package and a competitive salary. We are an

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact: Please forward your resume with salary requirements

hr@voxmedica.com or fax to 215 592-7748.

44.) Copywriter, Garfield Group, Newtown, PA

Garfield Group, a leading Interactive, Branding, and Public Relations

agency with a distinguished client roster, is seeking a Copywriter to

join our award-winning team in Newtown, PA.

Who are we? Our core focus is on technology, healthcare and life

sciences brands. We offer our clients an integrated no boundaries

approach to marketing communications – creating online and offline

programs that drive measurable results. We have two offices–

Philadelphia (Newtown, PA) and Boston (Newton, MA). (You can learn more

about us by visiting garfieldgroup.com/careers.)

Ideal candidate should have 2-4 years copywriting experience, a

sparkling portfolio and a passion for learning and doing great work.

Must have some experience in B2B.

We consider our employees to be our greatest asset. We offer an open

environment where creativity is nurtured, the coffee is free and flowing

and individual strengths and teamwork is rewarded. Come join the

Garfield Group team!

Contact: Sound like you? Send your resume and samples/portfolio to

recruiting@garfieldgroup.com

45.) Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

University of Delaware is seeking an Assistant Director of Marketing

and Communications for Annual Giving, Development and Alumni Relations

As part of a dynamic, growing Development and Alumni Relations team,

the primary focus of the Assistant Director of Marketing and

Communications for Annual Giving is developing and creating marketing

materials for the University of Delaware Office of Annual Giving, and

supporting the Associate Director of Annual Giving, Marketing and

Operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Associate Director, the

Assistant Director generates an online solicitation marketing schedule,

which includes developing and delivering fundraising campaigns using

online channels such as Email, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Flickr;

develops various e-solicitations using an email sending program for the

entire University, as well as segments of the University such as the UD

Athletic Fund and the Universitys seven colleges; responsible for all

content management of the Office of University Development website,

including writing, updating, overseeing compliance, and creating and

maintaining site design; manages several direct mail campaigns

throughout the fiscal year, which includes strategic, administrative,

and budgetary oversight; writes fundraising documents, works with

graphic designers and third-party vendors to produce mailings, and

analyzes back-end results.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations,

English, journalism or related discipline with a minimum of three years

fundraising experience. Experience working in development, alumni

relations, event planning, volunteer management or related experience in

a university environment is preferred.

For a full description on this position, please visit

www.udel.edu/udjobs.

Contact: Submit a current resume, a one-page cover letter, and names,

addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references to Rema

Lipphardt, University Development, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

19716; or by email to rema@udel.edu, or by fax to 302-831-0183. We will

begin reviewing applications on August 10, 2010.

46.) Social Media Coordinator Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

The Social Media Coordinator is a talented and versatile professional

who must edit, create, organize and update content for the University's

core website, social media sites and for other priority projects. The

Social Media Coordinator will focus on written content, primarily from a

journalistic perspective, and must be able to convey intended messages

accurately and succinctly both through editorial and visual mechanisms.

The coordinator will build University social media policy

recommendations and must be prepared to keep supervisors, senior

officials and University trustees abreast of the University's social

media strategy and implementation. The coordinator provides consulting

services to individual departments and offices that participate in

social media and runs a monthly group meeting, currently of 50+ campus

communicators who are interested in social media implementation. The

coordinator is a key member of the News & Editorial team and also

carries responsibilities for media relations and writing and editing

Communications' matters, as assigned. The coordinator has expertise in

research and strategy implementation and possesses skills and interests

in Web technology, including social media strategy, information

architecture, design and other content. The coordinator must understand

the role of the News & Editorial Services team as a support team for

Communications and University priorities. The coordinator must be an

organized communicator who can set priorities, multitask, problem solve,

project track, meet deadlines, collaborate and contribute to overall

team objectives. Prior experience working with news and media issues in

a public relations capacity is required.

This position reports to the Director of News & Editorial Services and

the coordinator must exhibit a strong desire to serve the specific needs

of a fast-paced communications office within a higher-education setting.

The coordinator has experience understanding the needs of and working

comfortably with communications experts. The coordinator has experience

working comfortably with technology experts and must be able to

contribute to the offices many partnerships, including with the Office

of Information Technology.

*This is a benefits eligible, 3 year term assignment*

Job Requirements: A minimum of 4 years experience in a high-pressure,

professional Web and/or Communications environment in a capacity that

assists and supports senior team members; a minimum of 4 years of

editing and writing experience, preferably in a professional capacity,

and a minimum of 3 years of Web experience in a coordination role;

Familiarity with Web technology, and ability to work in both Macintosh

and PC environments; demonstrated ability to work well, both

independently and on teams. Excellent organizational skills, must be

able to multitask, must be able to work with creative teams and must be

able to work well with diverse colleagues and audiences. Candidates also

should be able to demonstrate: understanding of how Web strategy,

particularly social media, can improve communications efforts; Good

trouble-shooting capability; the ability to react well to crisis; Good

organization skills, including the ability to prioritize and set

standards. Experience in higher education or other non-profit

environments and experience with computer systems currently used by

Princeton University are plusses.

Contact: Please apply online at

http://jobs.princeton.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59721

47.) Public Affairs Specialist, Rural Housing Service, Department of Agriculture, Topeka and Lawrence, KS

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=89615797

*** From Casey Neese:

Hi Ned,

I hope it's not too late to get his great job opportunity added to tomorrow's JOTW:

Thanks for all you do to spread the good.

Casey Neese

Social Network Marketing Manager

Heifer International

48.) Internet Marketing Specialist (Focusing on Social Media), Heifer International, Little Rock, AR

https://www.ultirecruit.com/hei1001/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*A431F8F029DC38A5

49.) MARKETING, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND FUNDRAISING INTERNSHIP (Volunteer), World Policy Institute, New York, NY

http://www.idealist.org/if/i/en/av/Internship/156300-258

50.) Science Writer – Public Relations Specialist, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), Laurel, MD

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking a Science Writer – Public Relations Specialist.

Responsibilities

Promote the Laboratory’s work and its standing as a national asset to external and internal audiences through strategic communications.

Science Writer

Write press releases, internal newsletter articles, program support materials and other communications in support of Laboratory programs, its administration and its sponsors. Translate technical subjects into articles and press releases that a lay audience can easily understand. To do this the writer will work closely with program managers and sponsors from Department of Defense, NASA, and other government agencies. Writing assignments will range from strategic communications planning for multiyear high-profile programs to coverage of Laboratory special events and staff news items.

The writer will also accommodate requests from Laboratory departments and business areas for focused articles, editorials, presentation materials and other communications; and proofread internal publications, press releases and presentation materials as needed in support of group activities and in response to special requests from Lab administration, departments and business areas.

Public Relations Specialist

Work with external media to promote Laboratory programs by providing program updates through press releases, Web postings and graphics/video/animation packages; coordinate interviews and provide media/communications guidance to staff members as requested or needed.

Serve as a Public Affairs Officer for major Laboratory programs, and in that capacity work closely with program management and sponsors to understand the research/event and any program sensitivities. Create comprehensive communications plans that include crisis planning (to anticipate and prepare for possible obstacles), a structured roadmap for media activities covering significant milestones that allow the Lab to promote the program, and video/graphics products for print, broadcast and online outlets. Serve as the program¿s primary liaison with the media. Conduct media and communications training for program operatives.

Work with Lab management to create comprehensive public relations plans for special in-house events and write accompanying materials; provide communications support for major program events such as spacecraft launches, missile tests or technology rollouts, working with program representatives, sponsors, video and graphics shops.

Provide communications guidance to various Lab planning committees; assist with special events planning, Laboratory tours, and other public relations activities.

Qualifications

Required:

B.A. or B.S. degree, or equivalent years of professional work experience, and 5-10 years experience as a writer/public relations specialist.

Excellent writing, speaking and people skills.

Proven ability to write about complex, highly technical science and engineering subjects in a form suitable for lay audiences.

Experience in media relations, including extensive experience working with the media, conducting interviews and producing public relations plans, press releases, media kits, fact sheets and other products in support of major events and programs.

Ability to work well with people at all professional levels.

Desire to be a team player in a small, fast-paced office with broad responsibilities.

Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and to respond quickly and creatively to incoming (and often urgent) requests.

Ability and willingness to write at all levels, from minor articles and announcements for APL¿s internal and external publications to translating technical research for press releases.

Proven ability to effectively pitch research topics to local, national and international media.

Desired:

Newspaper or magazine writing experience

Journalism or communications degree

Security

Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include US citizenship.

Benefits

APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at www.jhuapl.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, as well as other applicable laws, and values diversity in its workforce.

https://owa.jhuapl.edu/psc/cg89prod_cg/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=20550

51.) DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, International Pharma Division, Abbott Laboratories. Abbott Park, Illinois

https://sjobs.brassring.com/EN/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=714962

52.) Sr Communications Specialist, Citizens Financial Group, Providence, RI

http://cfgcareers.com/rhode-island/marketing-and-communications/sr-communications-specialist-jobs

53.) Sr. Planner, Corporate Events, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Plano, TX

https://dpsg.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=32071

54.) Public Affairs & Communications Manager, The Coca-Cola Company, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Position Overview:

Public Affairs and Communication Manager

• Develop and drive the strategies for public affairs, communication and corporate citizenship activities for the whole Indochina Region including Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos to support Company vision growth

• Conceptualize internal and external communication into specific actions to support Company business with focus on strengthening marketing communication

• Design and monitor expanded activities in communication and corporate citizenship in Cambodia and Laos

• Maintain and nurture relationships with target media, government authorities and NGOs in the Region

• Assume the role of Region IMCR Coordinator for the Region

• Actively and proactively help troubleshooting problems and incidence that may badly impact the Region's business operations, image and prestige of the Company in the community

• Act as a credible spokesperson for the Company with media and Government authorities

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

Relocation costs are not provided for this job. By applying for this job, candidates understand and acknowledge that the Company will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate.

http://www.virtualvender.coca-cola.com/na_application.jsp?locale=en-us&cpUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcareers.peopleclick.com%2Fcareerscp%2Fclient_cocacola%2FEXTERNAL%2Fen-us%2Fgateway.do%3FfunctionName%3DviewFromLink%26jobPostId%3D40526%26localeCode%3Den-us

55.) Director Employee Engagement Communications, ITT Corporation, White Plains, NY

The Director, Employee Engagement Communications is responsible for the company’s global internal communications strategy to engage employees as ambassadors of the company’s brand and as key contributors to the company’s success. This involves designing communications programs that increase the business literacy of the organization, as well as keeping employees informed about ITT’s vision, goals, values, key company-wide issues and best practices. In collaboration with Headquarters, Group and Value Center Management, the individual in this position will develop key messages and ensure timely and consistent communications to employees on all issues that are of importance to the company and achievement of its business objectives.

ITT is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA6/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ITT&cws=1&rid=680

56.) Employee Communications Consultant, Vertafore, Bothell, WA

Vertafore Company Overview

Vertafore, Inc. is a leading provider of software, services and information to the insurance industry including independent agents, brokers, MGAs, carriers and reinsurers. For more than 30 years, Vertafore has leveraged a unique industry presence to deliver meaningful solutions—powerful technology, critical information and robust insights to help organizations effectively respond to business challenges and capture new opportunities. Vertafore solutions have helped more than 17,000 customers and 200,000 end users gain a competitive advantage to accelerate their business performance.

Currently, over 1,200 employees nationwide, with continued growth plans well into the future. Our corporate headquarters are in Bothell, WA with offices nationwide. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages along with 18 days PTO/10 paid holidays, free parking and company sport teams and much more. A big advocate of training, development and promoting from within, we have a vested interest in our employees.

Vertafore is privately held by Hellman & Friedman, a leading private equity firm with a focus on the vertical market software business. Founded in 1984, Hellman & Friedman (www.hf.com) has raised and managed over $16 billion of committed capital. In addition to H&F, JMI Equity (www.jmiequity.com) also contributed equity capital to the transaction and the two firms have worked together on numerous acquisitions in several vertical markets.

Position Charter & Experience

Responsible for building a comprehensive employee communications program that builds employee engagement and alignment through regular, relevant and effective communications content and process.

Key Accountabilities

Employee Communications Manager Position responsibilities include:

•Develop short and long-term strategic employee communication plans that support our changing business environment

•Establish communications calendar

•Conceptualize, research, and implement ongoing employee programs, tactics and special employee events that involve and engage employees, and increase overall employee satisfaction

•Support rapid-response plans to employee-impacting news and issues

•Provide employee communications best practices counsel to business leaders

•Work with the leadership communications colleagues to develop consistent messaging for senior leaders

•Establish and drive core communications tools and processes for key internal stakeholder groups

•Support Business Managers with specific assistance in communicating major change initiatives

•Establish and drive ongoing communication networks to drive relevant content across the business

•Review current tools and recommend standardized protocols for communications

•Work with Corporate Marketing and Sales to ensure key external messages are distributed effectively internally

•Develop communications assessment and strategies that help to drive operational performance

•Ensures that internal communications programs are fully integrated and aligned with key internal and external communications partners

Professional and Technical Competencies

•Business-to-Business software application expertise

•Demonstrate the ability to motivate self and others to overcome adversity and achieve long-term strategic goals.

•Strong written, verbal and presentation skills required

•Demonstrated ability to follow sound business ethics when executing job responsibilities to build and maintain management confidence

Behavioral Competencies

•Focus

•Drive for Results

•Integrity

•Big Picture Thinking

•Leadership, Creativity, Innovation

•Teamwork and Collaboration

•Adoptability/Open to Change

•Accountability

•Good Judgment

Experience

•Minimum of 3-5 years experience in employee communications in a corporate environment

•Proficient in counseling and coaching executives, managers and colleagues

•Proven ability to transform complex concepts into simple communications that can be easily grasped by a diverse audience

•Experience with Organizational Development a plus

Education Requirements

•Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in Communications, English, or Journalism

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States to be eligible for consideration, visa sponsorship not available. Candidates with at least 18 months left on your EAD may be considered.

If you want to work for a company that is recognized as the industry leader in software and services to the insurance space, provides career opportunities at all levels, rewards success and provides work/life balance, come see what Vertafore has to offer! Vertafore is an equal opportunity employer.

http://www.vertafore.com/About-Us/Careers/Openings?nl=1&jvi=ovZmVfwv

57.) Senior Manager, Employee Communications, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Milpitas, CA

GLOBALFOUNDRIES is the world's first full-service semiconductor foundry with a truly global manufacturing and technology footprint. Launched in March 2009 through a partnership between AMD [NYSE: AMD] and the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC), GLOBALFOUNDRIES provides a unique combination of advanced technology, manufacturing excellence and global operations. With the integration of Chartered in January 2010, GLOBALFOUNDRIES significantly expanded its capacity and ability to provide best-in-class foundry services from mainstream to the leading edge.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES is headquartered in Silicon Valley with manufacturing operations in Singapore, Dresden, and a new leading-edge fab under construction in Saratoga County, New York. These sites are supported by a global network of R&D, design enablement, and customer support in Singapore, China, Taiwan, Japan, the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom.

Job Summary:

The senior manager of employee communications is responsible for driving GLOBALFOUNDRIES overall strategy and execution for internal communications in support of clear, timely and informative communications processes and programs to align employees worldwide with GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ business objectives and long-term vision. Key objectives for the role include but are not limited to:

High-quality (direct and indirect touch) strategic and executive communications to communicate GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ business strategy and objectives

Employee engagement measurement in partnership with HR

Timely and clear communication of integration milestones and updates

Successful migration and consolidation of employee portals

Timely rollout of critical business updates and initiatives in alignment with external communications

Executive blogging platform

Formalized quarterly GLOBALCAST meeting and management communication cadence

Specific Responsibilities Include:

Executive communications in support of senior leadership

Preparing and distributing organizational memos, presentations and blogs

Management of corporate Intranet content, strategy and policy

Coordination with global site communications in US, Germany and Singapore

Management of all-employee quarterly GLOBALCAST meetings

Required Qualifications:

7-10 years experience

Experience in a global technology company

Comfortable working with and providing counsel to senior executives

University Degree in Communications, Journalism or Public Relations

http://www.globalfoundries.com/careers/us_careers.aspx?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=8685&CurrentPage=17

58.) Marketing Communications Manager, The Mark Travel Corporation, La Macchia Enterprises, Milwaukee, WI

La Macchia Enterprises is growing and looking for a talented Marketing Communications Manager. The enterprise includes The Mark Travel Corporation, Trisept Solutions, and Vax VacationAccess. Funjet Vacations is one of our brands.

Join a team of 1100 employees, headquartered in Milwaukee, with office locations in London, Las Vegas and Orlando. With revenue over $1 billion annually we are looking to hire only the most talented Marketing Communications Manager. For more information visit http://www.marktravel.com and http://www.triseptsolutions.com.

VAX VacationAccess aims to be recognized as the worldwide leader in online leisure travel marketing and distribution to and through travel professionals. The Marketing Communication Manager is responsible for developing and enriching the value proposition, including product positioning and brand management, for VAX VacationAccess Worldwide through effective execution of marketing strategies and communication techniques.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintain an understanding of the travel industry’s marketing and communications needs and identify ways we can help travel agents and travel suppliers market and sell their products through VAX VacationAccess.

Manage and facilitate the public understanding and build the industry image of VAX VacationAccess Worldwide products, packages and brands.

Manage and ensure uniformity in all brand and product communications

Communicate product strategies and brand essence across department within VAX VacationAccess, as well as with external clients

Work with cross-departmental teams to formulate marketing strategies to achieve company goals.

Develop a robust 360° marketing and communications capabilities with vendors, partners, agents, industry, team members, Co-op partners, and Trisept Solutions.

Manage marketing and advertising content on VAX VacationAccess to ensure that brand consistency.

Manage all VAX VacationAccess Worldwide marketing initiatives across all platforms for existing and new products and brands.

Maintain awareness of customers, competitors and marketplace.

Manage and create sales materials including presentations, collateral, advertising and trade show materials.

Develop collateral materials for third party promotion and training on VAX VacationAccess.

Manage, create and coordinate communication opportunities for tradeshows, industry forums, and other speaking opportunities.

Create tactics and campaigns to increase usage of VAX VacationAccess including new travel verticals.

Manage communications to travel professional for new customer implementations.

Evaluate and implement new and existing marketing opportunities to leverage how travel professionals, suppliers and vendors use VAX VacationAccess.

Identify ways our vendors and partners can leverage VAX VacationAccess to drive their products and services.

Work with VAX VacationAccess leadership team to develop marketing opportunities for all VAX VacationAccess platforms, products and services.

Manage offline and online marketing campaigns with vendors and customers.

Ensure campaigns are cost effective, user friendly and improve conversion rates.

Measure effectiveness of online marketing campaigns.

Ensure offline customer marketing campaigns are relevant and have an effective call to action.

Identify new product or marketing opportunities based on current market trends and customer feedback.

Create marketing and PR for all applicable media channels.

Write and create online and print marketing and sales collateral.

Create and manage online press room.

Write press releases, newsletters, white papers and other PR material.

Create copy with customer’s perspective and economic/productivity benefits.

Create product positioning and placement for all VAX products and services.

REQUIREMENTS:

Extensive experience in developing marketing collateral from customer perspective

Strong press/industry relationships

Experience in brand management and travel industry (positioning, placement, product)

Ability to implement and analyze metrics and communicate effectiveness of campaigns

Experience in leading a team and working collaboratively across enterprises to meet department goals

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in marketing, public relations, advertising or applicable field

BENEFITS AT A GLANCE:

Medical Insurance – Effective the first of the month after start date.

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Short Term Disability

Life Insurance

Flexible Spending Account

401(k) Employer match!

Vacation and Holiday Time Off – Three weeks your first year, four weeks your second year.

Tuition Reimbursement

Travel Opportunities

Team Member Referral Program

Wellness Program –

Wellness Program –recipient of the Gold Well Workplace Gold Award

Recipient of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplaces 2010 award

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a tobacco-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks.

http://www2.recruitingcenter.net/clients/marktravel/publicjobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=11440&esid=az

*** JOTW Weekly Alternative Selections:

59.) Train Porter, RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY ®, THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH, Feld Entertainment, Traveling Show

Supports the Head Porter by performing activities of a porter that ensure the safe, efficient, clean, and orderly condition of the train cars is maintained by performing the following duties in accordance with established Circus Operations Best Practices.

Continually striving to exceed the customers' expectations by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Duties:

1) Responsible for the professional standards of conduct, appearance and workmanship of the Porter position.

2) Perform periodic administrative tasks inherent to the Porter position.

3) Responsible for compliance with all safety and security procedures.

4) Continually seeking to improve the efficiency of the train operation.

5) Coordinates activities with the other Porters.

6) Conducts the cleaning of rooms, hallways, vestibules, rest rooms, corridors and other work and living areas

7) Implements the general maintenance of all coaches to including: plumbing, carpentry, paint, flooring and trim, and locks.

8) Ensures the disposal of trash and septic using local vendor/operators.

9) Assists (when Required) in the delivery of clean water to the train.

10) Accepts all other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.

Requirements:

1) High school diploma or GED or three to six months related experience or equivalent combination of training, education and/or experience.

2) Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual, and to write routine reports and correspondence.

3) Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers, multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s using units of American weight measurement, volume, and distance.

4) Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

5) Knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, painting and locks. Experience working with diverse groups of people.

6) Valid driver’s license – CDL preferred.

http://www.feldentertainment.com/careers/JobDisplay.aspx?id=45668

*** From Mark Sofman:

This one doesn't say if it's to wrestle Homo sapiens or Alligator mississippiensis. My guess is the latter.

60.) Wrestlers wanted, Labelle, FL

1697 Summerall Rd , Labelle, FL 33935

Date Posted:07/24/10

Job Type:Contract

Description: Wrestlers needed to perform weekly for wrestling school and promotion.

Contact: Keith @239-217-1557

61.) Shirt/Pant Hanger, Cintas, Franklin, WI

http://bit.ly/cTefqO

62.) Modular Bear Stitcher, Vermont Teddy Bear, Shelburne, VT

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63.) Vineyard Assistant (temp to perm), Birdsong Winery, Dushore, PA

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64.) Fruit Harvester, R & S Farms, Hartford, MI

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65.) Armored Car Messenger, Brinks US, Gainesville, FL

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*** Weekly Piracy Report:

23.07.2010: 0540 LT: Posn: 01:21.4N – 104:27.5E, Malaysia.

Two robbers in a small fast craft approached a tug at anchor with intent to board. Alert crew spotted the craft and directed searchlight towards it. Seeing crew alertness, the robbers aborted the attempted boarding and moved away.

25.07.2010: 0200 UTC: Posn: 04:16N – 008:52E, Cameroon.

A seismic survey vessel supported by four chase boats with armed personnel onboard was approached by two boats with six armed robbers in each boat. The boats approached and fired upon one chase boat and attempted to board. The armed guards returned fire resulting in the boats moving away.

22.07.2010: 0330 LT: Posn: 01:23.51N – 104:30.98E: Malaysia.

Five pirates armed with guns and knives boarded a bulk carrier at anchor. They took hostage duty oiler in the engine room. Alarm raised. Pirates escaped in their speed boat and proceeded towards Indonesian coast. No injury to crew and nothing reported stolen.

21.07.2010: 1252 UTC: Posn: 14:22N – 042:08E: Red Sea.

Two skiffs chased a bulk carrier underway. Pirates were armed with automatic weapons. Vessel raised alarm, crew alerted, enforced anti piracy measures to prevent boarding. Later the pirates aborted the attack.

20.07.2010: 0540 UTC: Posn: 03:15S – 080:00W: Puerto Bolivar anchorage, Ecuador.

Four robbers armed with guns and knives boarded a refrigerated reefer vessel from a boat. The robbers were spotted by a member of the ship’s crew who raised the alarm. The robbers hit the crew member on the back, forced him to the deck and tied him up. The ship’s shore security was already on the vessel and the robbers jumped overboard, escaping in a waiting boat with ship properties.

18.07.2010: 1317 LT: Posn: 03:03.5S – 107:18.4E, Gelasa straits, Indonesia.

Three masked pirates in a small high speed boat approached a tug underway. 2/O raised alarm and informed the master, who instructed crew to activate the fire monitors. Pirates attempted to attack at port quarter of the tug. Master took evasive manoeuvres and the pirates stopped 20 metres from the tug but continued to follow. Crew activated water spray and the pirates abandoned the attempt and moved away.

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