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JOTW 37-2010

13 September 2010

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This is newsletter number 844.

“Opportunities multiply as they are seized.”

– Sun Tzu

“My favorite poem is the one that starts 'Thirty days hath September' because it actually tells you something.”

– Groucho Marx

This week:

*** A JOTW “Can’t Wait” job announcement from Kellogg’s

Kellogg Company has an exciting opportunity for a Director, Brand Public Relations in Battle Creek, MI.

(See below)

*** A JOTW “Can't Wait” job opportunity from the Pew Research Center

Marketing Web Associate, The Pew Research Center, Washington, DC

(See below)

*** A JOTW “Can’t Wait” listing from the Page Group:

Web Developer/Designer, Government Agency, The Page Group, Washington, DC metro area

*** Welcome to the JOTW network. Today’s JOTW newsletter comes to you once again from our Global Operations center, where the JOTW staff is being paid holiday overtime pay to bring you this issue of the JOTW newsletter.

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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.) Director, Brand Public Relations, Battle Creek, MI

2.) Marketing Web Associate, The Pew Research Center, Washington, DC

3.) Web Developer/Designer, Government Agency, The Page Group, Washington, DC metro area

4.) Public Affairs Specialist, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, DC

5.) CD-level Senior writer, Walton Isaacson, NY, NY

6.) Director of Communications and Grants Management, Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation, Portland, Oregon

7.) Web Communications Manager, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC

8.) MARKETING INTERN, Mi Pocito Dulce, Fairfax, VA

9.) Web Content Manager, Federal Trade Commission, Washington DC

10.) Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist, C2 Technologies Inc., Vienna, VA

11.) Manager, Corporate Communications, Nestle USA, Solon, OH

12.) Internal Communications Assistant Director, Crowe Horwath LLP, Indianapolis, Indiana

13.) Entry-Level Graphic Designer, CALIBRE, Alexandria, VA

14.) Media Relations Intern – 2010 Fall Semester, National Headquarters, The American Lung Association, Washington, DC

15.) Sr. Strategic Content Specialist, FIS, Dublin, OH

16.) Corporate Communications Manager, COGNEX, Natick, MA

17.) Media Relations Manager, Conservation Fund, Arlington, Va.

18.) Full Time Communications Position, Kappa Delta Sorority, Memphis, Tennessee

19.) ECC Communications Program Manager, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Austin, TX

20.) PR/Marcom Manager (India), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Delhi, India

21.) Web Content Manager – Campus News, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

22.) Category Leadership Manager, KMART, Mars Pet Care, Chicago, IL

23.) Web Content Manager, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA

24.) Advocacy Officer, Femmes Africa Solidarité, Gèneve, Switzerland

25.) Associate Director, Public Relations, Society of Nuclear Medicine, Reston, Virginia

26.) Communication Manager, World Vision, Niamey, Niger

27.) Part-time Public Affairs & Communication Manager, a Maryland non-profit, Baltimore, MD

28.) Corporate Communications Manager, CommScope, Hickory, NC

29.) Director, Corporate Communications, Alkermes, Waltham, MA

30.) Director of Public Relations, Council on Foundations, Arlington, VA

31.) Director (Partnerships, Communications and Knowledge management / corporate) & Technical Programs II, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Bangkok, Thailand

32.) Vice President of Communications & Marketing, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Indiana

33.) Director of Communications, First Children's Finance, Minneapolis, Minnesota

34.) Director of Corporate Communications, Biotechnology Co, DC area

35.) Public Relations Specialist II, City of Columbus, Columbus, OH

36.) Senior Public Involvement Specialist, Burns & McDonnell, Wallingford, CT

37.) Public Affairs Specialist, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), Arlington, VA

38.) Media & Public Relations Specialist, The Pennsylvania SPCA, Philadelphia, PA

39.) Communications and Practice Areas Manager, Society of Interventional Radiology, Fairfax, Va.

40.) External relation advisor, Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Afghanistan

41.) Assistant Professor, Public Relations, Department of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

42.) Communications & Media Relations Officer, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

43.) Senior Information Specialist, Boston Scientific Corporation, Natick, MA

44.) PRODUCTION ASSISTANT, FREAKONOMICS RADIO, WNYC, New York Public Radio, New York, New York

45.) Public Affairs Coordinator; Team San Jose; San Jose, CA

46.) SPEECHWRITER–OIL & GAS INDUSTRY, APCO Worldwide, Washington, D.C

47.) SURVEILLANCE INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION OFFICER, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea, New Caledonia (France)

48.) Communications Specialist, Greenhorne & O'Mara, Laurel, MD

49.) Communications Specialist, DCP Midstream, Denver, CO

50.) Two tenure-track assistant professors (one in advertising and one in public relations), The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

51.) Communications Specialist, Kellogg School, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

52.) Communications Specialist, AmeriPride Services, Inc., Minnetonka, MN

53.) Public Relations – Account Coordinator or Associate Account Executive, Burdette Ketchum, Jacksonville, FL

54.) Integrated Interactive Producer, Red Square Agency, Mobile, Alabama

55.) Web Marketing Manager, Alteryx, LLC, Boulder, CO

56.) Senior Marketing Manager, Winter Park Resort, Winter Park, CO

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

58.) Senior Director Media Relations – Corporate Communications, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Bentonville, Arkansas

59.) Manager, Financial Communications, Corporate Practice, Burson-Marsteller, NY, NY

60.) Graphic/Web Design Intern, Universities Space Research Association, Columbia, Maryland

61.) Production Supervisor – egg plant, AGRI-associates, Midwest, WY

62.) Milk Receiver, Guida's Milk & Ice Cream Co, New Britain, Connecticut

63.) Flatbed and Specialized Drivers, Roehl Transport, Pittsburgh, PA

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*** One Paragraph Pitch:

“Over 25 years of experience managing complex organizations in a variety of challenging and dynamic environments in the US and overseas. Extensive experience in designing and implementing national level recruiting programs and developing strategic business development plans. Over fifteen years of strategic communications experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Consistent record of exceeding

company and client related goals and expectations relating to program milestones and revenue. Currently advising Afghan National Army in development of an overall Public Affairs Program in Kabul, Afghanistan.”

Rob Winchester (robtrm@earthlink.net)

Rob Winchester

MPRI MoD Public Affairs Program Development Specialist

Camp Eggers, Lonestar House

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DSN:318 237-1104

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*** Conn job:

Wow. You listed a whole bunch of “alternative listings” this week. I need to broaden my horizons – after all I AM still looking.

FYI, the fact checker job at World Wrestling magazine is indeed legit. Or I think it is. You do know that the owner/founder of WWE is a serious contender this year for the U.S. Senate?

Bob from Conn.

*** Sweeeeeet!

For those of you who signed up for Groupon as a result of my referral and have purchased and used Groupons, which resulted in my getting a nice little credit to my Groupon account, I thank you for the half-price home delivered flan from Mi Pocito Dulce that will be arriving at my door real soon. You can sign up for Groupon, too, and maybe you will help get my family another pizza or a chicken dinner:

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*** From Larry Bearfield at Fern’s Country Store:

This just posted:

You Tube, Twitter, and Facebook have announced plans to merge.

The new company will be named YouTwitFace

*** Let’s get to the jobs:

*** From Hilda Harris:

A JOTW “Can’t Wait” job announcement from Kellogg’s

Kellogg Company has an exciting opportunity for a Director, Brand Public Relations in Battle Creek, MI.

1.) Director, Brand Public Relations, Battle Creek, MI

Description

The Director, Brand Public Relations is responsible for the development, implementation and results of public relations programs to promote Kellogg brands. The Director also supports other Corporate Communications initiatives as needed.

Primary duties include the following:

Provide strategic public relations/communications counsel to internal clients.

Working with U.S. business units and PR agency partners, develop brand PR communication programs to support business objectives. Supervise execution of PR programs from initiation through completion.

– Provide strategic guidance and direction to PR agency partners and review all PR materials to ensure communication is accurate, relevant and consistent with Kellogg corporate messaging and positions.

– Collaborate with internal communications colleagues to ensure coordination and communication of messages/news to internal audiences.

– Evaluate the effectiveness of external communication programs and merchandise PR program results back to the businesses.

– Continue to evaluate and recommend program measurement methodologies as new approaches emerge to ensure brand PR investments deliver measurable value.

Collaborate with other agency partners, including advertising, promotion, etc. to develop integrated programs that achieve business objectives.

Build relationships with key media contacts and identify opportunities to proactively pitch stories to media as appropriate.

Manage day-to-day media relations for business units, developing written media materials, Q&A and position statements as needed. Act as company spokesperson on brand-related media inquiries as necessary. Help media train subject matter experts.

Coach and mentor direct report and other team members, assisting in developing their skills and capacity. Provide guidance and direction to ensure communications are strategic, accurate, and relevant and reflect a tone/style consistent with Kellogg culture.

Serve as a backup to supervisor/ functional peers.

Lead and support additional Corporate Communications initiatives as assigned

Position Requirements

• Bachelors degree in communications, public relations, journalism, English or related discipline preferred.

• Minimum of 10-12 years experience in external communications role, corporate communications and/or PR agency.

• Experience as successful people manager.

• Must possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with strong writing, proofing and editorial abilities. Fluent in AP style.

• Must have ability to think strategically, be able to see the big picture and drive projects from development to completion.

• Ability to effectively partner with direct management, team members, clients and PR agency teams, and to work well with all levels of employees, is critical.

• Must possess strong project management skills, including proven ability to manage multiple priorities and programs. Must be able to meet tight deadlines and execute flawlessly on projects in a fast-paced, often pressured environment.

• Must possess a positive attitude and deliver great customer service.

• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, wire services, media monitoring, and other public relation tools.

Travel is required up to 10-15% of scheduled time to attend training, business meetings and other work-related functions.

Work may demand working extended hours and weekends.

This position requires regular attendance and punctuality in accordance with Company policies. Additionally, the ability to interact well with other employees and work overtime, as necessary, is required. All employees are responsible for implementing Kellogg EEO policy and Affirmative Action commitments.

With 2009 sales of nearly $13 billion, Kellogg Company is the world¡¦s leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. The Company¡¦s brands include Kelloggs®, Keebler®, Pop-Tarts®, Eggo®, Cheez-It®, All-Bran®, Mini-Wheats®, Nutri-Grain®, Rice Krispies®, Special K®, Chips Deluxe®, Famous Amos®, Sandies®, Austin®, Club®, Murray®, Kashi®, Bear Naked®, Morningstar Farm®, Gardenburger® and Stretch Island®. Kellogg products are manufactured in 18 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries. For more information, visit www.kelloggcompany.com. Kelloggs Corporate Responsibility report including its approach, progress and future direction in the marketplace, workplace, environment and community can be found at www.kelloggcompany.com/CR. For information on Kellogg Company¡¦s commitment to nutrition, visit www.kelloggsnutrition.com.

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people. Kellogg EOE M/F/D/V

All applicants must apply using Kellogg Company's Career Opportunities website http://kelloggs.appone.com/Exempt/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=497509&B_ID=33&fid=1&Adid=

*** From Lori Edwards:

A JOTW “Can't Wait” job opportunity from the Pew Research Center

2.) Marketing Web Associate, The Pew Research Center, Washington, DC

Position Summary

The Web Marketing Associate, a new position, will implement web marketing and online outreach efforts for Pew Research Center. This includes all aspects of online marketing, including online media outreach; social media marketing; marketing of new digital products; and web traffic analysis. In addition to partnering with the PewResearch.org editorial team to help promote its content to online writers and editors, the Web Marketing Associate will serve as a resource to the seven projects of the Pew Research Center, each of which maintains its own website. This person will work closely with the Communications Director to ensure branding consistency for all of the center’s digital products and play a key role in monitoring the performance of new tools for digital dissemination. This position reports to the Communications Director.

Applicant should send a résumé, cover letter (indicating where you learned of the opening) and salary expectations to:

Careers

Pew Research Center

1615 L Street, NW Suite 700

Washington, DC 20036

Responses can also be faxed to 202-419-4339 or e-mailed to careers@pewresearch.org

http://pewresearch.org/careers/

*** From Sarna Marcus:

A JOTW “Can’t Wait” listing from the Page Group:

TIME-SENSITIVE:

3.) Web Developer/Designer, Government Agency, The Page Group, Washington, DC metro area

Resumes & work samples must be received by 10am Monday, Sept. 13, 2010

Accomplished web developer/designer wanted to be part of a communications team supporting the science & technology arm of a government agency. Responsibilities include design, communications, presentations, animation, and video streaming integration for multiple outreach initiatives.

This is a full-time job with a two to five-year contract. Awardee will report to the director of communications. Located in the Washington DC metro area. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in web communications (or another discipline related to the primary responsibilities) and five to ten years of experience in web design and development, including a minimum of two years working for the Federal government or military.

Must have strong conceptual and design skills, extensive experience in strategic marketing communications—including multi-channel Internet marketing strategies, and a portfolio of work displaying successful user-centered web design and development solutions.

Qualifications:

—Advanced knowledge of digital imaging and illustration with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks).

—Strong knowledge and demonstrated expertise of the following:

Javascript

AJAX

CSS

PHP

Dynamic HTML/XHTML

MySQL/Microsoft SQL

Flash / Flex development and online video

Cross-browser and cross-platform issues (IE, Firefox, Safari, etc.)

Experience with web database solutions will be considered a definite asset.

—Excellent spoken and written English

—Must have proven ability to work as part of a group

—Quick and focused individual

—Strong critical thinking skills

Some travel may be required.

Minimum of SECRET clearance with NATO access required. Applicants not already having SECRET clearance will not be considered.

Send resumes and minimum of 10 work samples (links and pdf’s) to solutions@pagegroup.com

*** From Scott Wolfson:

Good evening Ned,

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, an independent federal regulatory agency on the rise, has an opening for a mid-level public affairs specialist. I am looking for a spokesperson with strong writing skills, experience with project management, and an understanding of how to work with local and national media. Here is a link to the vacancy announcement, which closes on Sept. 13: http://is.gd/eYf92

Many thanks,

Scott Wolfson

Director, Office of Information and Public Affairs

US Consumer Product Safety Commission

www.twitter.com/Scott_Wolfson

4.) Public Affairs Specialist, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, DC

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=90412150

5.) CD-level Senior writer, Walton Isaacson, NY, NY

http://www.talentzoo.com/index.php/CDlevel-Senior-writer/?action=view_job&jobID=101620

6.) Director of Communications and Grants Management, Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation, Portland, Oregon

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=307400045

*** From Susan Sullivan:

Hello,

Please post the following job listing in the next newsletter on www.nedsjotw.com.

Thank you,

Suzanne Sullivan

Assistant Director

Office of Communications and Marketing

Guilford College

7.) Web Communications Manager, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC

Job Description and instructions for applying:

The Web Communications Manager for Guilford College in Greensboro, NC, is a new position with a key role in communicating college positioning and key messages through main website content and other digital initiatives. A main website redesign is underway with a focus on engaging prospective students and donors. The Web Communications Manager is part of a web team that includes a project manager, developer and system administrator. The successful candidate is a strategist and content specialist for the web and social media with a strong technical knowledge of the web. Three or more years of professional experience in marketing-oriented web content development with a working knowledge of the higher education industry is required. Excellent written and oral communications skills are required. A bachelor's degree in marketing, communications or related field required. Deadline for applications is Sept. 30, 2010.

How to respond or apply: Visit www.guilford.edu/hr to download a college employment application. For more information, e-mail Ty Buckner, Associate VP for Communications and Marketing, at rbuckner@guilford.edu.

8.) MARKETING INTERN, Mi Pocito Dulce, Fairfax, VA

MARKETING INTERN JOB DESCRIPTION

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Mi Pocito Dulce seeks an intern to assist the Marketing of the company in day-to-day activities.

This internship would give the intern college credit, and valuable, real-world experience, as well as providing the Marketing team with additional administrative support

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Assist with developing sponsorship proposals for potential partners

• Utilize social media such as Tweeter & Facebook to connect with future and current customer

• Analyze redemption coupon usage with daily attendance

• Perform miscellaneous office duties (answer phones of CEO, organization of

calendar, coordinating meetings, etc)

• Assist with miscellaneous special projects

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Ability to multi-task essential

• Excellent communication skills essential

• Initiative, drive, common sense, creative flair and flexibility essential

• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products

SUPERVISION:

Reports directly to CEO of Mi Pocito Dulce.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

The position involves minimal physical exertion, except when assisting the production of a special event or promotion. Walking, lifting and lots of time outside in all weather conditions may be required on specific occasions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Mainly teleworking from home.

Your Qualifications

– College Student's Preferred

– Must be Web Savvy

– Bilingual

– Customer Service Oriented

– Able to Multi-Task

Company Description

Mi Pocito Dulce Delivers Typical Puerto Rican Desserts to the Northern Virginia & DC Metro Area.

The Taste of Puerto Rican Desserts

Our desserts are created in small batches using the finest ingredients.

A Mi Pocito Dulce dessert is made with farm fresh eggs, fresh fruit, Puerto Rican imported chocolate and Puerto Rican Bourbon vanilla aged in oak barrels.

When we hand deliver your order of desserts you can be sure that we made them from scratch just for you. Our goal is to make for you the best dessert you’ve ever had. That may seem a difficult task but everyday we strive for perfection and we think you deserve that.

Desserts you can feel good about eating. That’s what Mi Pocito Dulce is all about.

Treats made just the way they were meant to be. With heart, Caribbean Flavor, Love & all the right ingredients.

Our desserts are created in small batches using the finest ingredients.

We look forward to receiving your application!

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Mi Pocito Dulce

12567 Summit Manor Dr

Fairfax, VA 22033

United States

Mr. Mario Labault

Tel. +1 / 571 / 308-9634

https://www.smartrecruiters.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/jobmarket.woa/wa/jobMarketHomePage?fp1=50456599

9.) Web Content Manager, Federal Trade Commission, Washington DC

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=90430248

*** From Mike Rothenberg:

Hi Ned,

Below is a job opening at C2 Technologies Inc.

Mike

10.) Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist, C2 Technologies Inc., Vienna, VA

Currently seeking a Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist, with experience working for a marketing and communications company, to work in our Vienna, VA (Tysons Corner area) corporate office as well as on-site in Washington, DC.

Responsibilities include

• Demonstrating knowledge of work planning, scheduling, and resource management for small teams who are creating and implementing marketing and communications efforts

• Creating talking points for senior officials

• Creating speeches for senior officials

• Designing and scripting video tapings for senior officials

• Designing and creating logos, posters, flyers and other materials that follow a consistent visual system

• Designing websites and web pages (at least concept design)

• Drafting, editing, copy-editing for papers, flyers, web pages, email text, and other materials used for communications campaigns and efforts

• Designing social marketing campaigns and approaches for use in government

• Designing, scripting, producing online Town Halls and offline programs and events

Requirements include:

• Bachelor's degree in a field related to marketing and communications

• 6+ years of experience working in marketing and communications, including experience supervising small-teams responsible for the delivery of services and products to clients

• Proficiency in MS Office

• Knowledge of how websites and/or social marketing techniques are designed, developed, and implemented, and direct experience in one or more of the steps in a methodology

• Experience working with a government agency is a plus

C2 Technologies Inc.

1921 Gallows Road

Suite 1000

Vienna, VA 22182

http://www.C2TI.com

To apply, please complete an online application by going to:

http://c2.balancetrak.com/132MS

11.) Manager, Corporate Communications, Nestle USA, Solon, OH

http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=680&ji=2475847

12.) Internal Communications Assistant Director, Crowe Horwath LLP, Indianapolis, Indiana

https://careers-crowehorwath.icims.com/jobs/2549/job

13.) Entry-Level Graphic Designer, CALIBRE, Alexandria, VA

An entry-level team member who is able to demonstrate creativity. Team member will work independently (with guidance) and with other team members to support corporate and project graphic design needs company-wide. Position requires a basic knowledge of the principles of graphic and visual design. Candidate must show ability to work in design areas that include page layout, web design, presentation design, image / photo-editing, vector-based graphic design, and large format graphic design. Design work may include development, maintenance, and production of brochures, CD labels, posters, booth artwork, flyers, technical charts, as well as document and proposal covers. Must be willing to undertake recurring tasks such as completion of business card orders and in-house monthly newsletter. With guidance, works closely with corporate and project staff to produce relevant designs based on unique requirements. Some understanding of both digital and offset printing processes and the 4+ color printing processes is a plus. Applicant must develop the ability to work on multiple projects under tight deadlines and must be prepared to develop and demonstrate initiative and problem-solving abilities. He / she must be able to grasp CALIBRE business operations and philosophies. Candidate can be expected to be mentored in design concepts and implementation.

Specific Qualifications:

Technical. Must show basic proficiency in the following software products: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Flash Professional (preferred).

Desirables:

Desirable Certifications:

Minimum Level of Education:

(Other education, commensurate experience and demonstrated ability of individual may be substituted.)

Minimum level of education: BA/BS in a relevant arts / graphic-based degree from an accredited university / college. (Other education, commensurate experience and demonstrated ability of individual may be substituted.)

http://www.calibresys.com/careers/Careers.aspx?adata=IPAQ5u4W9RHix%2fNiCokKY6b6F9v4QVD4897KmTKHCPz0SuutSssEVyBVNDjeXxm1wVv%2b45RcXbx7TB6hWSoZVggualhOMIwf

*** From Jesenia Rodriguez:

14.) Media Relations Intern – 2010 Fall Semester, National Headquarters, The American Lung Association, Washington, DC

RESPONSIBILITIES:

You can make a difference at one of the nation’s leading health non-profits. Join the American Lung Association in the fight against tobacco, lung cancer, asthma, emphysema, air pollution and lung health issues that afflict millions of people. We have a proud history of success in legislation, legal action, regulation and policy change that places us in the forefront of the most important public health and environmental issues facing our nation. Work with us to help those who suffer from lung disease today, and to stop the spread of lung disease tomorrow.

Responsibilities include:

Be a part of the national headquarters media relations team. Help the American Lung Association achieve its mission by working with the media community to convey the organization’s efforts in asthma management, tobacco control and clean air.

The intern will gain practical experience in a variety of media relations projects and activities. Working in a fast-paced environment, you will pinpoint target media contacts and assist the Association with cultivating those relationships, sit in on conference calls and join in brainstorming sessions, and actively participate in the day-to-day activities of our busy Media Relations Department.

Work Schedule:

Up to 20 hours per week during normal business hours

Base Pay:

$8.25/hour

QUALIFICATIONS:

We seek an enthusiastic and reliable individual who is knowledgeable about media relations and interested in developing career skills. Candidates must be a Sophomore, Junior or Senior with a GPA of 3.5 or above. Candidates must have basic knowledge of media relations from prior studies, internships or volunteer work. Strong research, writing, interpersonal, organizational and computer skills are important.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Please send a résumé, letter of interest to:

Jan Mahumed

Director, Administration & Office Services

E-mail: jmahumed@lungusa.org

The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

*** From Catrina J. McKinney:

15.) Sr. Strategic Content Specialist, FIS, Dublin, OH

FIS is building an internal strategy team that will support executive level business decisions. The Enterprise strategy group offers a dynamic, results-oriented culture. Strategic Content Specialists collaborate with strategy, competitive intelligence and market research staff to organize complex data into insightful conclusions that will drive business decisions. Qualified candidates will serve as communication experts in synthesizing data, creating storylines in strategy presentations for executive review, translating key strategic themes and messages into creative presentations, and ensuring visual and written messages reinforce one another.

Job Responsibilities:

• Organizing and synthesizing complex data (e.g. primary consumer research, market and competitive analysis) used as input for business strategy

• Designing and developing executive presentations

• Writing/editing research briefs and whitepapers

• Coaching professional staff on problem solving and communication

• Assisting with developing an overarching communication strategy to reach internal and external audiences

Please apply to our website: www.fisglobal.com FIS001F6 — Sr. Content Specialist

*** From Mark Sofman:

16.) Corporate Communications Manager, COGNEX, Natick, MA

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA1/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=COGNEX&cws=1&rid=409

*** From Joyce Ferrell:

Good Morning,

Please post the position listed below in the next edition of Ned’s JOTW. Thank you!

Joyce Ferrell

Manager, HR & Administration

The Conservation Fund

17.) Media Relations Manager, Conservation Fund, Arlington, Va.

The Conservation Fund, a top American nonprofit that saves special outdoor places, is seeking a new Media Relations Manager. For 25 years, our small and savvy team has helped protect more than 6.5 million acres of parks, wildlife habitat, community spaces, historic places and more. We’re a smart, energetic group of people who treat land conversation as our business – working effectively to get roughly 100 conservation projects done every year. Because we believe that a healthy economy and a healthy environment go hand-in-hand, we also invest in sustainable small business, train conservation leaders, and help communities plan for growth.

The Media Relations Manager plays a critical role on a four-member team, reporting to the Vice President of Marketing and Communications. This position is located at The Conservation Fund’s headquarters in Arlington, Va.

Qualifications include:

• A creative, organized and highly motivated person with 3-5 years of experience working in, or with, the media;

• Experience juggling projects, talking comfortably with reporters, working with diverse staff and balancing shifting priorities;

• Excellent writing skills;

• Experience and comfort working independently and as part of a team, with collaboration, commitment, patience and a sense of humor;

• Experience with new media; and

• Willingness to master new skills, including the use of a media database and the inclusion of video and other tools into press materials.

• Experience working with issues of land conservation or related topics is a plus.

Responsibilities:

• Research, write and distribute news releases about Fund projects;

• Coordinate press strategy with partners;

• Coordinate occasional press events;

• Pitch stories to news media;

• Provide rapid response to media requests;

• Maintain a media contact database and a media library of clips;

• Work closely with the online content manager to shape storytelling on our website; and

• Work closely with the VP of Marketing & Communications to shape organizational media strategy.

To Apply:

For additional information, please visit our website at www.conservationfund.org. We offer a competitive salary, benefits and a location close to Metro. Qualified candidates should email their resume with cover letter and salary requirements to: careers@conservationfund.org; subject line: Media Relations Manager.

The Conservation Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

*** From Vera Panchak:

Hi, Ned,

fyi … (I know nothing else about this position, so I prefer not to be contacted.)

Best regards,

Vera

18.) Full Time Communications Position, Kappa Delta Sorority, Memphis, Tennessee

Kappa Delta Sorority is seeking a qualified member to fill a full time communication position at Kappa Delta Headquarters. The position is located in Memphis, Tennessee.

Public relations, writing and graphic design experience is required. Fund-raising and special event planning experience is an added bonus. Responsibilities include but are not limited to writing for various media and creating relevant graphic designs with a focus on utilizing social media to promote the Confidence Coalition and initiatives of Kappa Delta.

Proficiency in PC and/or MAC based Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop and knowledge of Microsoft business office software (Outlook, Word, Excel) is required.

For those interested in applying for this position, please send letter of interest, resume, and writing samples to jobs@kappadelta.org. Deadline to apply for this position is September 15, 2010.

Kappa Delta Sorority

3205 Players Ln

Memphis Tennessee 38125

United States

19.) ECC Communications Program Manager, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Austin, TX

The ECC Communications Program Manager plans, manages and deploys effective employee-facing programs aimed at enhancing the culture and open communication flow at AMD. This position entails developing and managing strong partnerships with internal organizations, and functional/regional business leaders in order to provide high-quality communications programs that achieve strategic internal culture and communications objectives.

Preferred Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5+ years of experience required. Highly persuasive and influential. Experience in communications, collaboration programs and strong business acumen. Proven ability in communications program development and management, writing, editing and attention to detail. Experience with high-tech industry and global organizations a strong plus. Social Networking/collaboration experience a plus.

Key Job Functions:

• Oversee planning and execution of consistent communications and creative programs to align, motivate and inspire employees.

• Deliver communication strategy counsel, message development; extensive writing, presentation development and global project management.

• Relationship ownership and oversight for regional and functional audiences within organization to understand their goals, objectives and requirements to deliver creative, results-oriented communication programs.

• Measurement of all programs and adjustment of plans as necessary for optimal results and success.

• Some travel required, both domestic and international.

https://www.amd.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=10737

20.) PR/Marcom Manager (India), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Delhi, India

Role: PR/Integrated Marketing Communications Manager, India

Includes: Corporate and Product Communications and Interactive Marketing Communications

JOB DESCRIPTION:

• AMD is hiring a marketing communications manager to cover India

• The ideal candidate will be an experienced marketer who is creative, self-motivated, highly intuitive and analytical and should be well-connected across the country.

• Integrated marketing at AMD includes communicating the value proposition of AMD for consumers, press, analysts, partner, channel and other internal and external stakeholders via any means necessary.

• The role will manage proactive and reactive communications programs including corporate, product (client, commercial, graphics) in alignment with AMD’s global, regional and country marketing strategy

• The role will report to the Head of Marketing for the region, located in Singapore

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Manage all AMD brand efforts in the region to ensure a consistent brand message

• Developing a social media strategy and implementing it to build community relationships

• Delivering a web strategy for www.amd.com and all external facing Web properties owned and managed by AMD in the region.

• Provide counsel, guidance and strategic planning as well as execution of all press, analyst, channel and partner relations activities

• Interface and collaborate with marketing communications counterparts across the Asia Pacific region

• Manage PR and marketing agency resources from strategy development to tactical execution in South Asia

REQUIREMENTS:

• 6-8 years of experience in marketing communications and/or public relations, preferably with agency and in-house MNC experience

• Bachelors degree

https://www.amd.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=11909

21.) Web Content Manager – Campus News, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

NOTE: The University of California Regents has implemented pay reductions and furloughs due to the State of California budget crisis. This position may be subject to the pay reductions through August 31, 2010.

The Web Content Manager — Campus News, under the direction of the Editor in Chief, is responsible for reporting and delivering both assigned and self-initiated news and feature web-based stories concerning key campus-wide news, information, people and events with the goal of informing readers of UCSF.edu about campus life; the incumbent functions as a communications strategist and project manager, as well as an originator of web-based content and stories such as, each week produces on, or in collaboration with other staff or freelancers, timely written articles, Q & A’s, Podcasts and videos for UCSF.edu of varying lengths covering awards, advances, events, business, finance, philanthropy, public service and other internal communications/campus news; in executing his/her responsibilities photographers, videographers and graphic artist; all stories will be optimized for the web and for search engines; will work closely with the Editor in Chief and the News team to inform story lists and to secure placement of UCSF stories with online journalists/bloggers and perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree, with a major in journalism, communications, or an allied field, or in a subject area related to the public information and writing specialty, and professional writing ability demonstrated by at least four years of professional writing for the newspaper, magazines, radio, or T.V. ; or equivalent combination of education and experience; skilled in producing and writing compelling, web-optimized stories that include appropriate use of search engine optimization techniques; skills in determining the news value of a story and in setting priorities based on news judgment; basic ability to shoot photographs and short videos;

strong written communication and presentation skills (proficient in PowerPoint, Word, Excel); strong detail orientation; experience working comfortably in a fast-paced environment and effectively prioritizing and managing multiple projects at once, while setting and meeting demanding deadlines; flexibility is a must; ability to work independently and collaboratively, working well with the News team and other University units; knowledge of health information privacy rules; facility to interact at the most senior levels of an organization; minimum of 4 years direct web writing, story content production experience in a news-based web enterprise; experience developing story content to communicate institutional or organizational priorities and/or information for an internal audience; experience in effectively communicating complex issues for a general audience; proficiency in PowerPoint, Word, Excel and other Microsoft Office assets; experience in complex, decentralized organizations, such as an academic medical center, medical school or major research university;

requires bending, squatting, climbing stairs; sitting, standing, walking; carrying/lifting 20 pounds; gripping/grasping; repetitive movements of upper extremities.

Note: Fingerprinting and Background Check Required for this critical position.

Preferred Qualifications Experience in leveraging social marketing in the promotion of news.

https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=1145517

22.) Category Leadership Manager, KMART, Mars Pet Care, Chicago, IL

The position is responsible for assessing business opportunities for the development and execution of Category Leadership solutions. Qualified candidates must have previous Category Management specific experience as well as having worked with value channels or KMART specifically in the past. Areas for assessment will include the category, the SBU and the consumer with a specific focus on developing product specialization. This associate will play a role in developing business & sales strategies which leverage Category Leadership to the fullest benefit for the SBU. This position is responsible for supporting development of new initiatives and for executing existing Category Management initiatives for Mars Pet Care to ensure we are the “First Choice in Category Leadership” by our customers. This associate will manage considerable communication between the Category Leadership Managers – Region & Pet, headquarters-based category leadership associates, field sales associates, field-based category leadership associates, National Office functional departments, broker organizations, and outside consultants. He/she will support the National Category Leadership Team Manager in developing best practices within the area of category leadership. This associate will proactively engage with customers to deliver effective business solutions in the area of category leadership, consumer and shopper insights. This associate is also responsible for the transfer of our consumer segmentation and brand positioning into effective business solutions.

This role will work in the KMART office three days a week in addition to the field.

Purpose of Role

This position exists to implement a comprehensive category management plan, incorporating consumer and shopper insight for all Pet segments. The Category Leadership Manager is responsible for providing category and consumer solutions to make brands visible. He/she will help to identify activities that drive profitable growth with specific focus on a key strategic account. The mission is to provide unparalleled value to stakeholders becoming “First Choice in Category Leadership” by our customers. The associate will manage the relationship with their strategic account, being responsible for conveying and receiving information relevant to the category. He/she will communicate with the National Category Leadership Team Manager, the account team, and other stakeholders to accomplish account objectives. He/she will work closely with the other Category Leadership Managers – Strategic Accounts to share and develop best practices within the area of category leadership. This associate will work proactively with customers to deliver effective business solutions in the area of Category Leadership, consumer and shopper insights.

Principal responsibilities

Effectively maintain and grow Category Captaincy for Dry Dog, Wet Dog & Dog Snacks as well as effectively operate as the validator for Dry Dog, Wet Dog & Dog Snacks for Dry Cat, Wet Cat and Cat Treats

o Provide business plan and development plan guidance

– Assist in development of annual operating plans that detail impact to the business

– Develop & foster North American strategies and processes for key industry initiatives; Simplified Category Management process, Efficient Item Assortment, Item Optimization, Loyalty and Category Marketing to ensure Mars, Inc. leadership position in Category Management

– Assist in the development and implementation of 3-5 year Category Leadership MTP, Training Program, Technology Strategy and channel & consumer strategies for Pet Care

– Champion all Pet Category Leadership development activities throughout the North American units

– Ensure all Category Leadership Development activities are in line with the SBU's MTP and sales strategies

– Ensure all Category Managers utilize the ROI tool to develop effective trade promotions with the Account Managers

– Ensure the Category Managers utilize the Assortment Explorer tool

– Ensure new team structure and format is understood to drive a positive change at the retailers

o Manage category leadership communication

– Lead a team charged with delivering specialized Category Leadership solutions against the key sales levers to drive the Pet Care business in the retail environment

– Proactively provide micro level consumer and category insight back to the business through active involvement with SBU/Marketing and the entire internal sales group

– Development of long-term alliances with key trade partners for research and pilot projects

– Ensure the Pet SBU stays on the forefront of Category Management processes and applications through regular interaction/benchmarking with industry consultants & vendors

Mission Critical Competencies

o Communication

o Informing

o Priority Setting

o Strategic Thinking

o Developing Direct Reports

o Comfort around Higher Management

o Problem Solving

o Managing Purpose & Vision

o Organizational Agility

o Building Effective Teams

o Drive for Results

o Time Management

Key Functional Skills/Knowledge

o Demonstrates knowledge of financial processes and fiscal responsibility

o Demonstrates ability to select, analyze and integrate consumer, customer and category information to deliver business solutions in alignment with Mars and customer strategies

o Demonstrates the knowledge and application of Category Management processes and theories of delivering value-added category and consumer solutions

o Demonstrates a working knowledge of all available information sources including methodology and relevance

o Demonstrates knowledge of the strategies, processes and structures of Mars and our customers

o Stays current with new developments and seeks ways to use technology to increase learning, productivity and business results

o Gathers, understands and leverages trade marketing legislation in order to justify the use of our current programs and improve the overall competitiveness of our customer programs

o Understands the roles and importance of vendor relationships and manages vendors to provide business solutions that address stakeholders needs and improve the company's competitive position

o Effectively plans and manages major business projects and activities that directly support key unit goals

Desired Qualifications

o 5 year(s) of experience in relevant business experience (Sales, Market Research, Brand Management and Category Management

o Category management, syndicated data, consumer data and statistical modeling experience are valuable. (IRI, Nielsen, Spectra, SAS, etc.)

o Solid understanding of the North American Business Units sales organization and selling system required

o Ability to travel 20% of the time

o Successful completion of a drug and background screen

o 7+ years of experience in Sales & Marketing in the Consumer Products Goods industry

o MS degree in Business Administration

o Proficiency in MS Office, Lotus Notes

http://www.careersinfood.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/jobsearchdetails/JobID/250324/Category_Leadership_Manager__KMART_job.htm

23.) Web Content Manager, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA

Job Summary: Prepares web content provided by each department office and center for publication to the LLU public internet site and to the School of Nursing private intranet site. Serves as webmaster for the School of Nursing intranet. Performs other duties as needed. Job Specifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in computer related field preferred. Minimum of 3 years experience working with educational programs of schools required. Valid California driver’s license required. Ability to write and edit for the various audiences of the LLUSN Website. Must be able to operate a computer and internet-related hardware and software, including various web development software such as photo imaging, CMS, Microsoft Office, EMAS, and desktop publishing programs. Knowledge of various word processing and desktop publishing programs required. Ability to coordinate and negotiate with various levels of authority and work well in a team environment. Ability to practice patience and flexibility in a busy work environment and exhibit cultural awareness and service oriented attitude. Must have a sense of mission and responsibility. Ability to make clear and concise oral and written presentations to all levels of an organization and to a variety of audiences. Ability to learn and understand complex technology involved in maintaining the LLU & MC website. Must have creativity and a sense of design. Ability to translate institutional policies and objectives into ideas and applications for web-based information products and manage multiple projects and assignments. Ability to perform basic arithmetic such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Ability to work under general supervision with some latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Must be able to logically solve problems. Must be able to see, hear, speak, and feel well enough to perform job duties and communicate effectively in person and over the phone.

http://www.miracleworkers.com/INTL/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?Job_DID=J3G3GH6V5WSDNVSY6B6

24.) Advocacy Officer, Femmes Africa Solidarité, Gèneve, Switzerland

Closing Date – 19 Sep 2010

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-88WDLW

*** From Rebecca Maxey:

Hi Ned,

Just a quick note to let you know that we have a new opportunity with Society of Nuclear Medicine that might be of interest to some of your readers.

The position is for an experienced professional (7-10 years) and is located in Reston, Virginia. The salary range is $60-$70K, depending on experience.

Rebecca Maxey

SNM Director of Communications

25.) Associate Director, Public Relations, Society of Nuclear Medicine, Reston, Virginia

Reports to: Director of Communications

Position Summary: Working with SNM leadership, the associate director holds primary responsibility for planning, managing and implementing a public relations strategy to achieve the society’s goals.

The aim of the public relations strategy is to promote awareness/understanding of SNM and nuclear/molecular imaging among the public and medical and academic communities, including to

• promote understanding of what how this practice of medicine can help patients,

• address perceived barriers to using this kind of medicine,

• preparethese audiences for the role that molecular imaging will plan in personalized medicine, particularly over the next decade.

Specific Responsibilities

• Refine society’s core messages and ensure that they are incorporated into all communications

• Write or supervise the writing of all PR copy, including articles in trade publications, op-eds, letters to the editor, press-oriented fact sheets, JNM/JNMT and other press releases, JNM/JNMT leadership columns and other, including internal news items.

• Manage online press room and member news section on SNM Web sites.

• Handle all PR for annual and midwinter meetings (including writing press releases, registering reporters registration, overseeing the press room and managing press conference logistics.

• Monitors and tracks media coverage and other communication highlighting SNM

• Manage media relations.

• Manage social networking sites.

• As called for by PR plan, proactively contacts media and pitches stories.

• Manages maintenance of lists, personally or with consultant

• Provide or manage provision of other public relations services as laid out in SNM’s PR plan.

• Directly supervise one staff person (PR, newsletters) in the Communications Department, handling reviews, leave requests, timesheets, personnel questions and other HR functions as appropriate.

• Supervise the editing and/or production of Uptake, ACNM Scanner, PET COE Newsletter, MICOE Gateway newsletter, ABNM Tracers newsletter, SRS journal pages and council e-newsletters.

Requirements include:

• The position exercises a high degree of creativity and discretion

• Requires 6–10 years experience in the field of public relations and a bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, public relations or related area

• Excellent writing skills essential; knowledge of AP style preferred; editing skills a plus

• Project management experience/skill a strong plus; strong organizational skills required

• High degree of computer literacy required

• Familiarity with a variety of medical concepts, practices, and procedures a plus

Interested candidates should email their resume with cover letter to rmaxey@snm.org.

26.) Communication Manager, World Vision, Niamey, Niger

Closing Date – 15 Sep 2010

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-88WRZ3

*** From Mark Sofman:

27.) Part-time Public Affairs & Communication Manager, a Maryland non-profit, Baltimore, MD

http://eseries.mdnonprofit.org/scriptcontent/index_career_details.cfm?section=Explore&CareerID=6644

28.) Corporate Communications Manager, CommScope, Hickory, NC

http://bit.ly/chzUzS

29.) Director, Corporate Communications, Alkermes, Waltham, MA

http://bit.ly/bgw0cA

*** From Keesha Porter:

Good Afternoon,

I received your information from Beverly Barnes our VP of Communications and Marketing. She explained that you could include this job ad with your weekly distributions. If you have any questions, please contact me.

Thanks

Keesha Porter

Operations Coordinator

Human Resources & Administrative Services

Council on Foundations

30.) Director of Public Relations, Council on Foundations, Arlington, VA

The Council on Foundations is a membership organization located in Arlington, VA, that supports grantmakers in various aspects of foundation management. We seek a Director of Public Relations to join our Communicatings and Marketing Team.

Key Responsibilities include:

• Create, implement, manage and evaluate a comprehensive public relations program

• Position the organization as the creditable thought leader and advocate for philanthropy

• Forge positive working relationships with members, field leaders and targeted mainstream and electronic media staff

• Pro-actively identify opportunities for mainstream and social media coverage, including conferences, Hill briefings, editorial board visits, op-ed placements and current events/media stories affecting philanthropy and develop and distribute materials required for the occasions

• Handle all mainstream and social media inquiries

• Work with CEO, COO and staff to arrange interviews and provide statements

• Enhance the Council’s position as the “go to” source for credible, helpful information about philanthropy

Requirements:

• Undergraduate degree in English, communications, political science, other social sciences or the humanities required; plus 6-8 years of experience in public relations, with a strong track record of progressive responsibility and quantifiable achievements; or equivalent combination of education and experience

• Advanced degree in some aspect of communications preferred

• Demonstrated track record of success in securing media coverage, placing op-eds, engaging significantly in social media opportunities, writing for website, and creating marketing copy required

• Thorough understanding of the use of new communications channels and tactics

• Previous supervisory and management experience

• Previous work on Capitol Hill or in an administration preferred

Candidates should submit resume, cover letter, and salary history to: employment@cof.org. Local residents only. NO CALLS.

31.) Director (Partnerships, Communications and Knowledge management / corporate) & Technical Programs II, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Bangkok, Thailand

Closing Date – 20 Sep 2010

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-88XCFK

32.) Vice President of Communications & Marketing, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Indiana

http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site%5Fid=1691&jb=7165567

33.) Director of Communications, First Children's Finance, Minneapolis, Minnesota

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&keywords=relations&search%2Ey=10&site%5Fid=1691&search%2Ex=17&jb=7180339

*** From Ben Long:

34.) Director of Corporate Communications, Biotechnology Co, DC area

DC Area Biotechnology Co. is seeking a Director of Corporate Comm. to oversee a broad range of corporate and product-related communications. Company is looking for a strategic thinker who combines a strong understanding of science and senior-level writing skills with a roll-up-the-sleeves mentality. Candidate must have a broad understanding of all facets of communications and a demonstrated track record of developing and executing successful communications strategies and programs. Critical thinking and detail orientation are a must.

Experience in the healthcare industry is strongly preferred minimum of 7-10 years’ related experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device or healthcare arena. Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a communications-related field; advanced degree preferred.

exceptional writing skills, i.e., significant experience writing for C-level executives.

– Strong facility with scientific information.

– Ability to achieve consensus among an executive team on communications strategies, tactics and materials.

– Experience in issues/crisis management.

– Agility and flexibility in thinking as well as executing strategies and tasks.

– Strong leadership qualities.

– Solid critical thinking and problem solving abilities.

– Entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for supporting and promoting great science.

Exceptional salary, bonus structure and stock options

Contact

Benjamin H. Long

President

TRAVAILLE EXECUTIVE SEARCH

202-463-6342

benlong@travaille.com

35.) Public Relations Specialist II, City of Columbus, Columbus, OH

https://csc.columbus.gov/webapp/JobDetails.aspx?Postings=4893

36.) Senior Public Involvement Specialist, Burns & McDonnell, Wallingford, CT

https://burnsmcdonn.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=46200

37.) Public Affairs Specialist, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), Arlington, VA

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=90651923

38.) Media & Public Relations Specialist, The Pennsylvania SPCA, Philadelphia, PA

http://www.idealist.org/if/i/en/av/Job/398011-69

*** From Maryann Verrillo:

39.) Communications and Practice Areas Manager, Society of Interventional Radiology, Fairfax, Va.

The Society of Interventional Radiology, a physician association whose members specialize in minimally invasive treatments, is seeking a communications professional with excellent public relations, writing and interpersonal skills. We are looking for a creative, organized individual who can work both independently on specific projects and as part of a team on multiple projects.

Reporting to the Director of Communications, this individual assists in planning media outreach; develops media materials, press releases, Web content and other communications; staffs the annual meeting press room and on-site press conferences; oversees society programs (including a national screening program and job bank); serves as a Web manager, reviewing and posting content; and serves as back-up for media queries. As part of a team, the Communications Manager assists with communications strategy, campaigns and other outreach initiatives. Equally important, this position serves as the staff liaison for representatives to SIR practice areas, working with members and officers to coordinate activities and projects. Working cross-functionally, will proactively integrate appropriate staff into projects and initiatives and ensure effective information flow within the organization.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications or related field and 3–5 years relevant experience with media and online communications. Must have the capability to effectively work with medical professionals and senior staff. The ideal candidate will be an excellent multitasker who works well under pressure and has a strong internal and external customer service focus.

SIR offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. To be considered for this position, email your resume, cover letter (including salary requirements) and writing samples to SIRcomm@SIRweb.org. Please be sure to put “Communications Manager, Practice Areas” in the subject line. EOE.

40.) External relation advisor, Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Afghanistan

Closing Date – 26 Sep 2010

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-892EBX

41.) Assistant Professor, Public Relations, Department of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site%5Fid=1691&jb=7159502

42.) Communications & Media Relations Officer, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

https://home.eease.com/recruit2/?id=523494&t=2

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&keywords=relations&search%2Ey=10&site%5Fid=1691&search%2Ex=17&jb=7180656

43.) Senior Information Specialist, Boston Scientific Corporation, Natick, MA

https://hrconnectrmbsc.cvgs.net/MAIN/careerportal/Job_Profile.cfm?szOrderID=33905

44.) PRODUCTION ASSISTANT, FREAKONOMICS RADIO, WNYC, New York Public Radio, New York, New York

http://www.idealist.org/if/i/en/av/Job/398196-202

*** From Sonja Johnson:

45.) Public Affairs Coordinator; Team San Jose; San Jose, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=6976002

*** From Amy Bernstein:

46.) SPEECHWRITER–OIL & GAS INDUSTRY, APCO Worldwide, Washington, D.C

APCO Worldwide, a Washington, D.C.-based international public affairs and crisis management firm, has an immediate opening for an experienced executive speechwriter to work with a major oil-and-gas client. This is ultimately a full-time position with the client, not APCO. Energy industry knowledge preferred. This is NOT a freelance or contract position. Contact: Jessica Lee, (202) 478-3723.

47.) SURVEILLANCE INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION OFFICER, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea, New Caledonia (France)

Closing Date – 30 Sep 2010

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-8946AH

48.) Communications Specialist, Greenhorne & O'Mara, Laurel, MD

http://search3.smartsearchonline.com/greenhorne/careers/jobdetails.asp?Job_number=1680

49.) Communications Specialist, DCP Midstream, Denver, CO

https://www.dcpmidstream.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=1530

*** From Paul Hart, APR:

50.) Two tenure-track assistant professors (one in advertising and one in public relations), The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma seeks to hire two tenure-track assistant professors, one in advertising and one in public relations.

For the advertising position, a master's degree and professional experience are required. The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. completed by August 2011 and have evidence of potential for scholarly research.

For the public relations position, a master's degree and professional experience in corporate, agency or government PR are required. The preferred candidate in public relations will have many years of professional experience, or evidence of impact on the public relations profession nationally or internationally. A Ph.D. is also a plus.

Preference for the advertising and public relations candidate will also be given to people who can teach in both advertising and public relations, but may have research/creative/professional interest in one discipline or the other. Candidates who are able to teach courses in the interactive and creativity disciplines are particularly encouraged to apply, as are women and men of ethnically diverse backgrounds, including, but not limited to, African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans, are particularly urged to apply. The university welcomes the creativity and unique contributions which diversity offers to students preparing to work in a diverse society.

The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication was founded in 2000, after a generous gift from the family of Edward L. Gaylord, owner of the Oklahoma Publishing Company. The Gaylord College is becoming one of the leading centers of mass communication teaching and scholarship in the United States. The size of the faculty is expanding, and the College has a state-of-the-art Gaylord Hall completed in 2004 and expanded in 2009. New faculty will take an active part in the growth of the College through superior teaching, innovative curriculum development, and notable research or creative activity. The College offers the BA, MA, and Ph.D. in journalism, advertising and public relations, and media arts and a master’s (MPW) degree in professional writing. For more information about our University and College, please go to our website www.ou.edu/gaylord.

The University of Oklahoma is located in Norman, a dynamic and growing part of the Oklahoma City media market. Norman has a diverse population with numerous artistic and cultural opportunities, a variety of restaurants and recreational activities, reasonable housing, and an excellent public school system.

Applications for the search will be reviewed beginning October 22, 2010, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should provide 1) a letter describing their teaching and professional experience and their areas of research interest, 2) a complete curriculum vitae, and 3) names, addresses (both postal and electronic), and telephone numbers of at least three references. Applications should be sent to:

Advertising and Public Relations Search Committee

Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

The University of Oklahoma

395 W. Lindsey, Room 3000

Norman, Oklahoma 73019-4201

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

Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

51.) Communications Specialist, Kellogg School, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

You can access the Northwestern University Careers site by going to:

Job Summary:

The Communications Specialist will work to effectively position Kellogg through proactive media relations and speechwriting, high-level material development and messaging for the dean. Through these activities, this position will proactively create awareness of the school's initiatives, strategic direction, as well as faculty expertise and research acumen. In addition to externally-focused initiatives, this position will help manage strategic internal communications.

Due to the nature of the field, and to support events on-site, this role may experience work outside the standard business hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., as well as limited travel.

Specific Responsibilities:

Promotes the Kellogg School brand, faculty, students and alumni on a global basis through proactive and reactive media relations;

Develops high-level, strategic talking points, speeches and general messaging for dean that meet both constant and evolving objectives and are targeted toward various key audiences;

Articulates the Kellogg School¿s key strengths and strategic initiatives, ensuring consistent, proactive communication to targeted internal and external audiences;

Creates and disseminates targeted information through press releases, news stories, social media channels, etc;

Helps coordinate Kellogg Distinguished Lecture Series;

Serves as contact for special events and high profile guests as necessary;

Provides media and communications counsel and support to dean, senior administration and faculty on recurring basis;

Coordinates with associate director, Dean's Office communications to ensure consistent, effective messaging in dean's outreach;

Works as an integral member of the Kellogg School Marketing & Communications team with the ability to work across numerous groups and departments simultaneously;

Performing related duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired;

Minimum of five years of experience in all aspects of business public relations and strategic internal/external communications;

Fluency in MS Office suite;

Ability to work nights and weekends as needed;

Demonstrated appreciation for the depth of issues facing MBA schools, and an interest and in-depth understanding of the management research interests of Kellogg School faculty;

Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of academic, administrative and corporate management;

Excellent writing skills, ability to modify messaging/tone for different stakeholders and objectives;

Proven good judgment and an ability to engage collaboratively with many groups on a wide range of topics;

Ability to work with tact, diplomacy and discretion;

Strong organizational and project management skills;

Excellent attention to detail;

Demonstrated ability in handling multiple priorities and meeting tight deadlines;

Ability to quickly analyze and integrate information from relevant (and sometimes disparate) sources;

Demonstrated initiative and ability to self start.

Preferred Qualifications:

A master's degree or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired;

6 or more years in similar role.

http://www.northwestern.edu/hr/jobs

If you are an Internal Applicant, click on the link “Northwestern Community Job Opportunities”

If you are a new or returning External Applicant, click on the link “New or Returning External Applicants Job Opportunities”

Once you are on the Careers Home page, please follow the below steps to view the Communications Specialist position:

1. Click on the “Advanced Search” link located in the Basic Job Search box.

2. Type: Communications Specialist into the Keywords text box.

3. Click on the Search button to view the search results.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

52.) Communications Specialist, AmeriPride Services, Inc., Minnetonka, MN

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*** From Donia Crime:

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Public Relations Director

Burdette Ketchum

53.) Public Relations – Account Coordinator or Associate Account Executive, Burdette Ketchum, Jacksonville, FL

Burdette Ketchum is seeking a junior-level public relations professional to support the PR department on all client accounts, including writing, media relations, client management and account services. The ideal candidate will be a strong writer, detail-oriented and organized, and passionate about both traditional public relations and social media.

Responsibilities:

Monitor and report coverage of clients in traditional and social media

Maintain working knowledge of client industries and overall best practices

Write press releases, articles, social media posts

Conduct proactive and reactive media relations

Develop and maintain media databases

Contribute to overall integrated marketing efforts and ideas for agency clients

Support agency’s communications outreach

Job Requirements:

One to two years experience, ideally on the Agency side

Excellent writing, oral and interpersonal skills

Bachelor’s degree in related communications field

Competitive compensation package and full benefits offered. Please send resume, salary requirements and a brief email stating why you would be an ideal candidate to Donia Crime, PR Director at dcrime@burdetteketchum.com.

About Burdette Ketchum

Burdette Ketchum is a marketing consulting and communications firm that provides Handcrafted Answers for clients. Handcrafted Answers are customized, insight-driven strategies that drive action and make brands work harder. The agency provides a full spectrum of marketing services, including brand strategy, marketing planning, advertising, public relations, creative development, promotions, Web-based services and unconventional approaches such as viral and experiential marketing. By design, Burdette Ketchum is a boutique firm of senior professionals so clients benefit from close attention and involvement from marketing strategy and communications experts. For more information, visit www.burdetteketchum.com or the Burdette Ketchum page on Facebook.

54.) Integrated Interactive Producer, Red Square Agency, Mobile, Alabama

http://www.talentzoo.com/index.php/Integrated-Interactive-Producer/?action=view_job&jobID=101784

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55.) Web Marketing Manager, Alteryx, LLC, Boulder, CO

http://andrewhudsonsjobslist.com/index.cfm?PID=805&ID=7113,25632,0&S=iiosnioruwr#alt

56.) Senior Marketing Manager, Winter Park Resort, Winter Park, CO

Winter Park Resort's Marketing Department is now hiring for a full-time, year-round Senior Marketing Manager to start immediately. The Senior Marketing Manager is responsible for managing projects and budgets in order to achieve Winter Park's financial, room night, and skier visit goals. The Senior Marketing Manager is also responsible for assisting the resort in maximizing revenues and/or profit per guest visit.

Other duties/responsibilities include:

* Responsible for all aspects of traditional and internet marketing to include marketing plans, budgets, goals and objectives, action plans, ROI analysis and other end-of-season wrap-up. Marketing efforts in these segments may include, but are not limited to: media plan, newspaper and magazine ads, direct response/CRM, domain names, all resort websites, photos & interactive web content, radio, TV, brochures, fulfillment, distribution and promotions.

* Is the primary marketing voice at lodging sales meetings and understands and facilitates yield pricing and policy decisions across the marketing team.

* Knowledgeable of the competition within and outside the industry.

* Is a key partner with the corporate CRM & Web Teams and acts as the primary resort contact to plan and implement direct mail, email and online initiatives

* Is a key partner with the wholesale, conference and leisure group sales teams to create and implement marketing plans that help achieve sales business goals

* Responsible for budget, planning and execution of an independent marketing plan for the Winter Park Mountain Lodge which encompasses all of the elements outlined above, but operates as an independent business, on its own fiscal year

Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in marketing or business related field

* Minimum of 5-7+ years progressive experience in product/marketing management required

* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with modest supervision

* Ability to work under deadline pressure and handle many projects at once

* Self-motivated with good judgment

* Commitment to guest and employee satisfaction

* Strong oral and written communication skills

* Effective communication across all levels of management, including thorough “follow-up” skills

* Ability to accept positive and negative feedback

* Strong attention to detail, organizational and time management skills

* Computer skills needed include: email, word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, html and ability to work with an online Content Management System

* Display strong team play and interpersonal skills in order to be effective with significant interactions at all levels within and outside of the organization

* Demonstrate the ability to develop sound marketing plans with appropriate goals and strategies

* Demonstrate command of key functional skills: copy development and evaluation, timely production management, strategic creative development, media evaluation and planning, and promotion and event evaluation and planning

http://andrewhudsonsjobslist.com/index.cfm?PID=805&ID=7113,25632,0&S=iiosnioruwr#vi

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

https://bombardier.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=510889

58.) Senior Director Media Relations – Corporate Communications, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Bentonville, Arkansas

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at more than 8,100 retail units under 55 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2009 sales of $401 billion, Wal-Mart employs more than 2.1 million associates worldwide.

SUMMARY:

In line with the overall Walmart business strategy, the Senior Director, Media Relations will develop and execute the news media strategy and tactics to activate the company’s communications strategy. S/he will lead external communications efforts in key pillar areas including sustainability and health care. The position will manage crisis communications efforts and related issues reactively and in a rapid response mode. S/he will provide media relations counsel and support to the company’s CEO and Senior Executive team. Additionally, the position will serve as the company’s primary spokesperson with print, radio, television, online media outlets as well as influential bloggers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop comprehensive external communications strategies to support Walmart’s corporate and business objectives to enhance the company’s global reputation. Serve as key media spokesperson with traditional and online media outlets to tell the Walmart story and drive the company’s key messages. Ensure that issues are monitored and addressed as it relates to these areas.

Lead external communications efforts in key pillar areas including sustainability and health care.

Manage crisis communications team and related issues reactively in a rapid response mode, and integrate media strategies into communications plans to leverage company initiatives.

Work closely with the company’s CEO and his senior team to determine business communications needs; provide counsel and support on all matters related to media relations.

Support the mobilization of third-party constituents to speak out publicly for Walmart on targeted issues.

Represent corporate communications’ views and opinions, and influence decisions on potential reputation issues, especially pertaining to sustainability and health care.

Develop and implement media and online measurement techniques that regularly monitor, quantify and report the effectiveness of media relations efforts.

Hire, assess, develop and manage a team of media relations professionals.

Serve as key media spokesperson with print, radio, television, online media outlets as well as influential bloggers. Be proactive in establishing relationships with key tier one beat reporters that cover Walmart including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, etc.

Develop strategic communications plans in support of key pillar initiatives including sustainability and health care.

Drive organizational development of public relations capabilities to integrate efficiently with larger corporate affairs unit.

Partner with other corporate functions including operations, legal, marketing and relevant business units to ensure the appropriate use of a wide range of communications vehicles to deliver consistent messages across audiences.

Monitor and analyze key media channels and blog sites and distribute coverage on a daily basis.

Manage development and implementation of online monitoring system to measure effectiveness of public relations programs.

Manage agency partners to develop and assist in the execution of media strategies and tactics.

Provide strategic advice and counsel to senior management.

Manage budgets and resources as designated.

http://walmartstores.com/careers/9604.aspx?reqid=3492BR

59.) Manager, Financial Communications, Corporate Practice, Burson-Marsteller, NY, NY

http://koda.us/employers/B-M/jobs/281209

60.) Graphic/Web Design Intern, Universities Space Research Association, Columbia, Maryland

http://www.talentzoo.com/index.php/GraphicWeb-Design-Intern/?action=view_job&jobID=10164

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61.) Production Supervisor – egg plant, AGRI-associates, Midwest, WY

Train, oversee, and fill-in as needed for hourly production employees in an egg breaking plant–loading trucks, cleanup, operating machinery, candling, interact with USDA inspectors, etc. Supervisory experience in a processing environment required, preferably food processing, but will consider other industries. Midwest. $45-60K DOE

resume to dick@ag-jobs.com

http://www.careersinfood.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/jobsearchdetails/jobid/246482

62.) Milk Receiver, Guida's Milk & Ice Cream Co, New Britain, Connecticut

The responsibilities include but are not limited to all processing, loading, unloading, pasteurization, cleaning/ sanitizing activities and related documentation. All activities should follow the Standard Operating Procedures (S.O.P.’s) and Good Manufacturing Practices (G. M. P.’s) provided by company management. Responsibilities Essential functions of Job:

1. Sample collection: Employee will provide samples to the Laboratory to insure that product meets the specifications set by Guida’s Milk and Ice Cream Q.A. Department, its customers and supervising Regulatory Agencies.

2. Equipment monitoring: Employee will vigorously observe all equipment to insure proper operation and maintain product integrity.

3. Loss Prevention: Employee will monitor all tanks, clamps and valves at start-up and during processing to detect leaks or improperly functioning equipment. Product loss shall be documented and reported to Q.A. and plant management in a timely manner.

4. Maintenance: Equipment will be routinely checked for malfunctions and proper sanitation. Appropriate corrective action will be taken. Equipment that is beyond your ability to repair shall be reported to Maintenance and a work order generated for forwarding to management and Q.A.

5. Record Keeping/ Reporting: The appropriate records for Food Safety, Loss Control, Product Tracking and Equipment operation shall be maintained including the proper labeling of process charts. Documentation shall follow those policies outlined by plant management and Q.A.

6. Communication Skills: Be able to efficiently communicate to all co-workers and supervisors.

7. Product Blending and Standardization: Product processing shall follow those procedures and policies outlined in the Departments employee manual (Standard Operating Procedures or S.O.P.’s).

Clean-up 1. Clean Tanks and Lines Tanks or lines that are selected to be cleaned are set up properly, check and double check to protect other tanks, lines and product. Check chart at end of wash cycle.

2. Sanitizing: Mix solution to correct strength, collect sample and take to laboratory. (Laboratory will affirm that the solution is correct) Start and finish sanitizing procedure. Check all charts to insure that the sanitation was completed properly.

3. Work Area: The department area will be neat and organized to maintain a health and safe environment.

• Other tasks can be assigned by quality, packaging, and processing supervisors. Relocation to other departments may be required.

Requirements:

Physical: Must be able to lift 50lbs occasionally during the course of the day. Employee must wear PPE (this includes hearing, eye, glove protection, and apron etc.) provided by the company.

Education: High School diploma/Years of Experience.

Certificates/Licenses Charm Test Certification and Pasteurizing license is required

Experience: Experience is not necessary, and training will be supplied to allow operators to obtain certification in operating the Charm milk analyzer as well as obtain their pasteurizing license in a timeline set by Guida’s Milk and Ice Cream.

Work environment: This position will work mainly in the Bulk Tanker Receiving and O.J. rooms, but sometimes might be required to perform other functions throughout the plant during the course of a normal shift, and maybe required to spend time in refrigerated and or hot environment during normal day duties. May be required to operate a fork lift.

http://www.careersinfood.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/jobsearchdetails/JobID/265510/Milk_Receiver_job.htm

*** From Mark Sofman:

I always wondered about driving a WIDE LOAD or OVERSIZED LOAD….

63.) Flatbed and Specialized Drivers, Roehl Transport, Pittsburgh, PA

Roehl Transport has over 48 years of transportation leadership and success, and we are proud to announce the expansion of our specialized flatbed freight base to include hauling boats/yachts, heavy machinery (military & agricultural) and other over-dimensional items (like steel & bridge beams). If you have over-dimensional experience and are interested in hauling for this specialized fleet, please call us at 800-693-7016.

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*** Weekly Piracy Report:

08.09.2010: 0540 UTC: Posn: 13:23N – 049:58E: Gulf of Aden.

Armed pirates in a skiff boarded and hijacked a container ship underway. The ships crew locked themselves in a safe room and requested for assistance. Further report awaited.

06.09.2010: 0300 LT: Posn: 03:51N – 077:06W, Buenaventura anchorage, Colombia.

Three robbers armed with long knives boarded an anchored bulk carrier during heavy rain. They attacked and tied up the forward watchman. When OOW did not received response he told the aft watchman to check. Seeing the alerted crew the robbers jumped over board and escaped with ship stores. Incident reported to coast guard who arrived after 30 minutes.

01.09.2010: 2201 LT: Posn: 03.08.89N – 105.25.20E, Pulau Mangkai, South China Sea.

Prior to entering high risk area ship had locked al access to accommodation and bridge. Upon seeing pirates onboard the vessel OOW raised alarm and all crew mustered on bridge. Seeing crew alertness the robbers escaped without stealing anything.

29.08.2010: 0115 LT: Posn: 18:33.3N – 072:21.2W: South Finger Pier, Port au Prince, Haiti.

A/B on a general cargo ship spotted robbers on the aft deck. Alarm raised. The robbers jumped overboard and swam to a waiting boat and escaped. On investigating it was discovered that the robbers had broken into the paint locker and stolen ship stores.

06.09.2010: 0702 UTC: Posn: 13:32.0N – 049:39.7E: Gulf of Aden.

Six pirates in a skiff armed with guns attempted to board a chemical tanker transiting under naval convoy. Vessel initiated anti-piracy measures and reported to the coalition forces. The pirates aborted the attempt as coalition navy helicopter approached. Later the coalition forces boarded the skiff for investigation. No shots fired. Vessel safe.

05.09.2010: 0140 LT: Posn: 12:01.7S – 077:11.7W: Callao anchorage, Peru.

Two robbers armed with long knives boarded a general cargo ship at anchor. Duty crew spotted them, raised alarm and crew mustered. Robbers jumped overboard and escaped.

05.09.2010: 1940 LT: Posn: 06:07.7N – 112:26.4E, 11 nm north of Friendship Shoal, South China Sea.

C/O on board a container ship noticed two speed boats with four/five persons onboard approaching at high speed from either side of the ship. He switched on deck and over side lights, raised alarm and mustered crew. Master carried out evasive manoeuvres. After chasing for few minutes the pirates noticed the razor wires around the ship and, aborted the attack.

04.09.2010: 0130 LT: Posn: 05:51.93S – 013:03.01E, Congo.

Three pirates armed with long knives boarded a vessel underway. Duty officer noticed and raised alarm. The pirates managed to steal ships stores and escape.

05.09.2010: 0305 LT: Posn: 03:14.2N – 105:17.2E: Off Mangkai Island: South China Sea.

Four pirates armed with long knives boarded a chemical tanker underway. They took hostage duty bridge crew and duty anti piracy watch crew and proceeded to masters cabin. Pirates stole ships cash and escaped. Ship sent a distress message.

04.09.2010: 0001 LT: Chittagong anchorage, Bangladesh.

About 25 robbers armed with knives approached a general cargo ship in two boats. While approaching and boarding the vessel they continuously threw stones on the ship’s crews. The robbers stole ship’s stores and escaped. Master reported to port control and coast guard who indicated that help would be sent however no help arrived.

01.09.2010: 0100 LT: Posn: 03:14.3N – 105:19.6E, Off Pulau Mangkai, South China Sea.

Six pirates armed with guns, knives and steel rods boarded a tanker underway. They entered the bridge and took hostage three crew members and tied up their hands. The pirates also took hostage master when he opened his cabin door. Pirates stole ships cash, crew and ship's properties before escaping.

31.08.2010: 0300 LT: Posn: 03:13S – 116:23E: Tanjung Pemancingan anchorage, Indonesia.

While at anchor, alarm for forecastle watertight doors was activated indicating that they had been opened. Investigation carried out revealed forecastle store door was broke open and ships stores and properties stolen. The whole incident was unnoticed.

31.08.2010: 0110 UTC: Posn: 05:52.4S – 013:01.9E, Boma anchorage, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Three robbers armed with knives boarded a product tanker at anchor. They stole ships stores and escaped.

30.08.2010: 2330 LT: Posn: 03:03.8N – 105:21.6E, 12 nm NW of Pulau Mangkai (Indonesia), South China Sea.

Six pirates armed with guns and long knives boarded a tanker underway. They entered the bridge and took the D/O and A/B hostage. One pirate remained on the bridge to guard the D/O. The others took the A/B to the captain’s cabin and stole ships cash and other items. The pirates also ransacked the C/E cabin. The deck anti piracy crew noticed the pirate’s craft and raised the alarm. All crew mustered with anti-piracy weapons. The pirates took hostage the C/E as hostage, tied him at the guardrail and escaped.

30.08.2010: 0254 LT: Posn: 02:59.7N – 105:12.2E: Off Mangkai Island, South China Sea.

Six pirates armed with long knives boarded a bulk carrier underway. They took hostage bridge duty crew and went to master’s cabin and damaged the cabin door. Master raised alarm and all crew mustered and approached the master’s cabin. Pirates stole ship’s properties and escaped.

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