JOTW 17-2011


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JOTW 17-2011

25 April 2011

www.nedsjotw.com

This is newsletter number 874

“The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.”

– Marcus Tullius Cicero

*** A JOTW “Can’t Wait” posting from AstraZeneca.

Senior Manager, Media Relations, AstraZeneca, Wilmington, DE

See details below.

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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.) Senior Manager, Media Relations, AstraZeneca, Wilmington, DE

2.) SVP, Media Relations, AARP, Washington, DC

3.) AS – Beverage Marketing, TracyLocke, Englewood, Colorado

4.) VP, Investor Relations, Rosetta Stone, Arlington, VA

5.) International Marketing Coordinator, Rosetta Stone, Arlington, VA

6.) Art Director, Rosetta Stone, Harrisonburg, VA

7.) Communications Professional, Burness Communications, Bethesda, MD

8.) Senior Communications Advisor, Alberta Health Services, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

9.) PR Senior Account Executive, Corporate & Media, Hill & Knowlton, Santa Monica, California

10.) Mobile USO Coordinator/Assistant, USO of Metropolitan Washington, Fort Myer, Virginia

11.) Programs/Services/Events Specialists, USO of Metropolitan Washington, Northern Virginia

12.) Web Content and Reference Services Supervisor, JHUCCP, Baltimore, MD

13.) Visual Information Specialist, Defense Media Activity, Anne Arundel County, MD

14.) Theatre Publicist, The Heritage-O'Neill Theatre Company, Silver Spring, MD

15.) Public Relations Associate, City of Flagstaff, Flagstaff, Arizona

16.) Major League Baseball Advanced Media, Marketing Producer, Milwaukee, IL

17.) Communication Officer, UNITAID, Geneva, Switzerland

Deadline: May 16 2011

18.) Communications Department Account Executive, M+R Strategic Services, Washington, DC

19.) Transportation Communication Analyst/Specialist, BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE, Washington, DC

20.) Communications Officer/Web Content Coordinator, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Washington, D.C.

21.) Internal Communications Manager, Huntington National Bank, Columbus, OH

22.) Web Content Manager/Writer, Fortune 200 corporation, Northbrook, IL

23.) Communications Officer, Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, United Kingdom

24.) Executive Vice President, Public Affairs, Teach for America, New York, New York

25.) Web Production Coordinator, Communications & Marketing, American College of Healthcare Executives, Chicago, IL

26.) Director, Public Relations, PMI Mortgage Insurance, Co., Walnut Creek, California

27.) Digital Account Supervisor, MMB, Boston, Massachusetts

28.) Senior Vice President/Client Relationship Leader – Technology Practice, Weber Shandwick, Washington, DC

29.) Web & Print Designer/Account Professional, Stanton Communications, Washington DC

30.) Public Relations Manager, Louisville Regional Airport Authority, Louisville, Kentucky

31.) SOLMAS Journalism Trainer, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Honiara, Solomon Islands

32.) Communication/Marketing Internship, Kumveka, Richmond, VA

33.) Director of Communications & Marketing, Northeastern University – College of Arts, Media and Design, Boston, Massachusetts

34.) AS – Beverage Marketing, TracyLocke, Englewood, Colorado

35.) Vice President Marketing – Investment Banking, Duff & Phelps, NY, NY

36.) Associate Manager, Communications, Taco Bell, Irvine, California

37.) Regional Communications Manager, Plan, Dakar, Senegal

Deadline: April 26 2011

38.) Account Supervisor, Kwittken & Company, LLC, New York, New York

39.) Social Media and Communication Specialist, Kettler, McLean, VA

40.) Assistant Director for Communications, National Association of Community Health Centers, Inc., Bethesda, MD

41.) Assistant Director for Communications and Law Enforcement Coordination, The Executive Office for United States Attorneys, Washington DC

42.) Marketing & Communications Coordinator, TELUS World of Science Edmonton

Edmonton, Alberta, T5M 4A1, Canada

43.) Communication Specialist with Expertise in Social Marketing, ECODIT LLC, Washington, DC

44.) Senior Account Executive-PR, Public Relations Agency, Chicago, IL

45.) Director, Media Bureau, PepsiCo, Purchase, New York

45.) Director, Media Bureau, PepsiCo, Purchase, New York

46.) Vice President for Development and Communications, Low Income Investment Fund, San Francisco, California

47.) Senior Internal Communications Specialist, Bose Corporation, Framingham MA

48.) Development and Communications Coordinator, Mustard Seed Communities, Medfield, Massachusetts

49.) Sr. Manager, Digital PR/Social Media, Capital One, McLean, Virginia

50.) Communications Intern, Center for Community Change, Washington, DC

51.) Program Officer, Communications, New Visions for Public Schools, New York, New York

52.) Marketing Manager, Splashlife, Inc., Los Angeles

53.) Director of Communications, United States Tennis Association, White Plains, New York

54.) Director of Communications, Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, UAE

55.) Online Marketing Manager, WeightNot, LLC, Vienna, VA

57.) Senior Internal Communications Executive, Experian, Nottingham – Midlands, UK

57.) Public Affairs, In-Theater Program Manager, Mission Essential Personnel, LLC, Kabul, Afghanistan

58.) Online Graphic Designer, Mother Nature Network, Atlanta, Georgia

59.) Communications Assistant (paid internship), Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C.

60.) Manager: Marketing & Public Relations, IT company in real estate field, Bloomfield & Company (Staffing Agency), Rockville, MD

61.) Instructor, Communications, Blue Mountain Community College, Pendleton, OR US

62.) Senior Internal Communications Executive, Experian, Nottingham – Midlands, UK

63.) PR Account Executive, Brown Lloyd James, Washington, D.C.

64.) National Public Relations Director, Feld Entertainment, Vienna, VA

65.) Instructor, Communication Skills (half-time), Western Technical College, La Crosse, WI

66.) National Manager Social Media, Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, NJ

67.) MGR PUBLIC RELATIONS, Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, NJ

68.) Communications Analyst, Office of the Inspector General, Department Of Homeland Security, Washington DC

69.) International Product Marketing, RF Power, NXP Semiconductors Boston, MA

70.) Marketing Intern, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs, CO

71.) Senior Account Executive/Account Supervisor, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, San Francisco, California

2.) Public Health Advocacy and Communication Intern, American Lung Association, Washington, DC

73.) Sr. Assoc. Director for Congressional Affairs and Communications, Federal Housing Finance Agency, Washington, DC

74.) Public Affairs Consultant – Clinical Trials Mgmt, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

75.) Adjuncts – Fashion Research & Communication, Marymount University, Arlington, VA

76.) Associate Marketing Communications Mgr, Reed Elsevier, Bridgewater, NJ

77.) DIRECTOR, GLOBAL MARCOM, Microsoft, Redmond, WA

78.) Marcom Career Development Manager, National Instruments, Austin, TX

79.) Director, Brand Management & Marcom, Pogo!, Electronic Arts, Redwood City, CA

80.) Director, Marketing & Communications, John C. Lincoln Hospitals, Phoenix, AZ

81.) Online Managing Editor, King5.com, SEATTLE, WA

82.) Traveling Phlebotomist, American Red Cross, Wichita, KS

*** Weekly Piracy Report

…and more! Scroll down and see them all!

*** One Paragraph Pitch:

Need a Windy City PR connection? Or a “virtual” writing or publicity resource? I'm a former newspaper reporter and award-winning PR agency executive with a longtime solo practice. Experienced in B2B and B2C in many industries. I can work independently, or seamlessly integrate with in-house resources or communications agencies — for both short- and longer-term assignments. Targeted media outreach a specialty. I have the knowledge, skills and tools to get organizations where they want to be. Cindy Martin: 847-864-9540, cindy@clmcomm.com, www.clmcomm.com.

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*** Glass floor:

Hi, Ned! Thanks so much for this week's issue. The Solar Road video alone was worth the subscription price! Can't wait to drive my Prius down a Solar Road. Hmmm…sounds like a folk song in the making, doesn't it?

Kind regards from Chicagoland-cj

Connie J Mayse, MBA

*** IABC World Conference Program: Monday, 13 June

8–9 a.m.

Accreditation Session

Accreditation: ABCs make it happen

Effective organizational communication requires professional communicators to think and make decisions under stress, to devise and direct effective communication plans, and to master and employ a variety of communication skills that will serve the strategic needs of their organizations. Join a lively discussion about how to advance your career in communication and why you should pursue your ABC. Learn what is involved in the application, work portfolio, and written and oral examination processes. Meet working accredited professionals and discover how earning their ABC changed their view of themselves and their careers.

Presenters / Edward “Ned” Lundquist, ABC / Virginia, USA, is a principal science writer for MCR LLC in Arlington, VA He is an award-winning communicator, has written numerous professional and trade publication articles, and is the past chair of IABC’s accreditation council.

Beth Ryan, ABC/ Pennsylvania, USA, directs the integrated marketing communications program for SECO/WARWICK Corp., managing strategy and tactics for business to business corporate communications. She is the director of marketing for the IABC accreditation council.

http://www.iabc.com/wc/sdMonday.htm

3–4:15 p.m.

CONFERENCE SESSIONS M17–M24

M17 / When “thought leadership” isn't: The oxymoron of “subject matter experts”

(Strategic Leadership)

You can't claim thought leadership unless you have something to say, meaning a real thought or opinion. In this session, you'll learn why creating thought leadership builds your brand, how your company thought leaders can reposition the whole organization, and the dark secret about white papers. Find out how to leverage social media to build thought leadership, how you can become a thought leader yourself, and how to build your personal brand.

Presenters / Mary Hills, ABC / Illinois, USA, is co-principal of HeimannHills Marketing Group, an integrated marketing and communication firm serving U.S. and European clients. Hills is also senior adjunct faculty at the Keller Graduate School of Management and chair of the IABC accreditation council.

Edward “Ned” Lundquist, ABC / Virginia, USA, is a principal science writer for MCR LLC in Arlington, VA. He is an award-winning communicator and has experience in military, commercial, nonprofit and government contracting assignments. He has written numerous professional and trade publication articles and is past chair of IABC's accreditation council.

http://www.iabc.com/wc/sdMonday.htm

*** And this very special Sunday afternoon session:

S4 / Loud and Clear: The importance of tactical communications in the US Navy

(Employee & Change Communication)

Communication revolutionized naval warfare. The lessons learned at sea apply to the business world, too. Good or bad communication can mean victory or defeat. History tells us how the ability communicate with ships at sea allowed commanders to share information, expand command and control, and build collaborative networks. This ability could also be exploited and manipulated. See how advances in technology brought about profound changes in leadership and management. Learn how misalignment can result in disaster and understand how ambiguity can lead to missed opportunities. Learn about vulnerabilities and countermeasures can confuse, deceive or defeat and see how the simplest forms of communication are often the best.

Presenter / Karl Zingheim / California, USA, is the staff historian for the USS Midway Museum located in San Diego.

*** From Larry Bearfield:

Did you choose these together for a reason??

*** Musical artist of the week: The Easybeats

*** Shirt of the week: Provincetown Portuguese Festival 2003

(I was listening to the Easybeats on one of my Pandora stations. And I was wearing the shirt.)

*** The 2011 Summer Institute on Integrated Marketing Communication for Behavioral Impact (IMC/COMBI) in Health and Social Development – July 11-30 2011 – New York, NY

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*** Let’s get to the jobs:

*** A JOTW “Can’t Wait” posting from Jennifer Hankin:

1.) Senior Manager, Media Relations, AstraZeneca, Wilmington, DE

Description

Corporate reputation, responsible business practices, financial performance and brand success are top priorities for AZ's global and US business. Achieving quantitative and qualitative success in these areas translates into AZ meeting its strategic business goals.

A Senior Manager, Media Relations & Corporate Initiatives will oversee implementation of external communications strategies and support planning and execution to deliver against these top priorities. Delivers strategic communications counsel, assessment, integrated planning and execution in support of senior leaders and functional/cross-functional leadership teams. Shapes external perceptions of AstraZeneca and proactively communicates the company's position on key issues and policies that contribute to a positive company reputation. The person in this role will work within and champion a culture focused on Planning, Producing & Integrating with extreme clarity and flexibility.

* Develops and executes media relations campaigns to promote AstraZeneca in U.S. business, trade and mainstream press.

* Builds and maintains relationships with key national, business and trade print, online and broadcast media.

* Serves as spokesperson for company on key issues, while managing and responding to incoming media requests.

* Develops statements, press releases, and Q&As to reflect the company's position on various issues, including material/share-sensitive events

* Supports AstraZeneca's social media engagement, including Facebook, Twitter and the corporate blog.

* Helps lead issues management activities for situations that could adversely impact AstraZeneca.

* Supports functional external issues teams involving key internal partners such as Legal, R&D and all aspects of US Corporate Affairs

* Manages execution of external communications strategies and plans for major and select cross-functional projects

Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree required in journalism, communications, marketing or related field

* 5 – 10 years' experience in corporate communications

* Recent (within last year) experience working directly key industry media — both traditional and digital

* Hands-on experience in managing proactive/reactive media relations programs involving complex regulatory, legal, financial, etc. issues — including litigation and business results

* Strong skills and experience managing digital content and digital media plan creation and monitoring

* Demonstrated ability to interact, with, counsel and influence senior executives effectively

* Demonstrated ability to set and manage priorities, resources, goals, and project initiatives

* Experience managing communications professionals, vendors and agencies

* Highly developed strategy planning skills

* Excellent writing, editing, visual arts and communication skills, with a proven ability to write and edit a wide variety of external communications materials — including press releases, reserve press statements, talking points, video scripts, etc

* Ability to establish and meet deadlines, work under pressure and handle multiple priorities

* Problem solving skills

* Proven teamwork and collaboration skills

* NOTE: All applicants not currently working in US Corporate Communications will be required to demonstrate a sufficient level of writing skills and provide project management work samples

Reference # 601644

Apply to URL http://jobs.astrazeneca.com/jobs/620-senior-manager-media-relations

*** From Eric Hines:

Hi,

I would like to have this position posted in your job of the week listing.

Thank you,

Eric Hines

2.) SVP, Media Relations, AARP, Washington, DC

Designs, analyzes, manages and reports on media trends and coverage for senior staff and media relations team. Works with a high-level of autonomy in determining relevant news coverage daily in print, broadcast and online news outlets.

Analyzes media trends and makes recommendations to the manager of media operations.

Manages vendor relationships for media reporting delivery services, as well as develops additional briefings for senior staff as necessary.

Works with media relations team in disseminating releases to the media and updates the AARP Press Center on AARP.org.

Responsibilities and Task Statements:

1. Tracks media coverage and monitors relevant issues throughout the day, distributing reports appropriately;

2. Proactively identifies and interprets media trends and important stories and distributes to appropriate internal audiences. Provides critical analysis of media coverage in print, broadcast and online outlets;

3. Works with internal Information Technology Solutions group and outside vendors to create and deliver both print and electronic daily media clips. Makes recommendations to improve technology and create faster delivery solutions;

4. Create media reports tracking trends on organization priorities, spokespersons and special projects;

5. Responds to input and requests from senior staff and coordinates with Senior Managers within media relations on releases and topical information;

6. Runs media reports, as needed, when requested by senior level staff;

7. Communicates findings using a variety of methods, including reports, presentations, web-based summaries, databases, graphics and maps. Ensures that media analyses are presented to internal audiences in a manner that maximizes understanding, credibility and use;

8. Consistently coordinate with stakeholders across the organization to ensure the media tracking and analyses are informing and enhancing our communications needs;

9. Secures key media coverage and maintains database for future reference;

10. Performs other duties and projects as assigned; and

11. Demonstrates One AARP” Attributes and Behaviors in all interactions.

Desired Minimum Education and Work Experience:

• Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or a related discipline and prefer 1-3 years of directly related experience;

• Working knowledge of media clipping services and related web development technologies including Lexis Nexis and Cision;

• Proven writing and reporting ability. Strong communication skills and ability to work across teams and departments;

• High degree of comfort working in fast-paced, rapidly changing web environment;

• Able to work independently;

• Experience working in a collaborative team environment with designers and technical staff;

• Knowledge of Association strategic objectives and stakeholders in order to promote AARP’s mission, values, and strategic goals; and

• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate team members and colleagues.

”Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line at: www.aarpjobs.com (see Media Relations Analyst). We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values workplace diversity.

AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401K, 100 company funded pension plan, health, dental, vision, and life insurance, STD/LTD, paid vacation and sick, and other benefits.”

https://recruiting.aarp.org/recruit/servlet/com.lawson.ijob.QuickCandidate?vendor=100&ic=1

3.) AS – Beverage Marketing, TracyLocke, Englewood, Colorado

http://www.talentzoo.com/index.php/Account-Supervisor–Beverage-Marketing/?action=view_job&jobID=106617

*** From Elizabeth Corse:

Thanks for the nedworking!

Elizabeth Corse

Torbay Advisory Group, LLC

4.) VP, Investor Relations, Rosetta Stone, Arlington, VA

http://jobs.rosettastone.com/jobs/435353-VP-Investor-Relations.aspx

5.) International Marketing Coordinator, Rosetta Stone, Arlington, VA

http://jobs.rosettastone.com/jobs/446033-International-Marketing-Coordinator.aspx

6.) Art Director, Rosetta Stone, Harrisonburg, VA

http://jobs.rosettastone.com/jobs/435254-Art-Director.aspx

*** From Katy Lenard:

7.) Communications Professional, Burness Communications, Bethesda, MD

Join a dynamic and creative team of communications professionals committed to achieving social change in global development. Work on issues as diverse as the quest for a malaria vaccine, saving the world’s crop diversity, livestock production in Africa, and illegal logging.

We are seeking an energetic, efficient, positive team player who can juggle multiple projects, go deep on substantive issues quickly, and develop and implement strong communications strategies for global nonprofits. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing communications campaigns, press events, media promotions, and digital media for global development clients around the world. Activities will include overall strategy development and management of communications activities for global clients.

Experience and Characteristics Required:

• Five to 11 years of related work experience in communications with nonprofit organizations or in communications in global development;

• Having a “nose for news”—being able to identify and develop news and feature stories out of client research and successes;

• Ability to work in a highly-collaborative team environment across multiple time zones;

• Ability to travel as required;

• Demonstrated ability to generate media coverage and existing relationships with journalists in the United States, Europe and in developing country regions;

• Excellent persuasive writing and editing skills. Experience writing for websites, blogs and/or other interactive media—samples required. Ability to synthesize and translate complicated material into clear and simple language;

• Ability to become rapidly familiar with a wide range of substantive issues and subject areas in order to communicate effectively about them;

• Excellent interpersonal skills: collegial, energetic; able to develop productive relationships with colleagues, clients, and vendors;

• Personally motivated to support the company’s mission and goals;

• Creative and flexible: able to handle last-minute assignments, juggle multiple priorities, and be tolerant of ambiguity and differences in approaches;

• Able to work independently and in teams, able to inspire others to work toward achieving team goals;

• Able to think imaginatively about opportunities in communications;

• Strong research and electronic communications skills, including media research.

Some specific activities outlined below (not exhaustive):

• Review of research papers, web sites, collateral materials, media coverage, programmatic and communications goals in order to design effective communications strategies that achieve impact and results within a budget.

• Writing press releases, pitches, fact sheets, talking points, media advisories, brochures, PowerPoints, blogs, and other written products.

• Pitching stories to media through personal email and phone calls.

• Tracking client issue area space and proactively implementing strategies that link to news.

• Creating and maintaining solid relationships with key press contacts covering key issues of concern to our clients.

• Securing placements for guest blogs, op-eds and letters-to-the-editor internationally.

Burness Communications is an equal opportunity employer and offers excellent benefits, competitive salary, and a collegial work environment.

Send resumes to Katy Lenard at klenard@burnesscommunications.com.

8.) Senior Communications Advisor, Alberta Health Services, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

http://jobs.iabc.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site%5Fid=65&jb=7873785

9.) PR Senior Account Executive, Corporate & Media, Hill & Knowlton, Santa Monica, California

http://jobs.prweekjobs.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site%5Fid=11138&jb=7865923

*** From Carole Chandler:

I have attached two position descriptions for opportunities at USO of Metropolitan Washington. Thank you for posting.

Carole Chandler

Human Capital Advisors, LLC

Executive Advisory, Organizational Development, Talent Acquisition

McLean, VA

carole@humancapitaladvisors.com

www.humancapitaladvisors.com

10.) Mobile USO Coordinator/Assistant, USO of Metropolitan Washington, Fort Myer, Virginia

USO of Metropolitan Washington is known worldwide as the premier service organization providing morale, welfare, and recreation activities for the men and women of our armed forces and their families. Locally, the USO of Metropolitan Washington serves one of the highest concentrations of military in the world providing activities, services and programs offered through airport centers, fleet centers, family and community centers, mobile center, orientation and intercultural programs, and celebrity entertainment

Basic Functions:

Reports to: Marketing Manager. Assists in planning the onsite events and activities involving a custom mobile unit that are in conjunction with military commands in Northern Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia where the USO does not have a physical presence. Includes military homecomings, deployments, training exercises, air shows, marathons, etc. in accordance with the relevant policies and overall directives of USO-Metro.

Maintains a favorable brand/public image for USO-Metro by communicating and promoting the organization’s programs, services and activities within the military, business and civilian sectors.

Principal Accountabilities:

• Assists in organizing and coordinating logistical preparation and programmatic activation for Mobile USO circuit calendar as outlined by Marketing Manager.

• Assists with all on-site event activity including mobile operations, volunteer coordination, and installation command interaction.

• Manages all events to include setting up (i.e. event tables, marketing materials, aesthetics of mobile), food preparation, serving military personnel and their families during events and filling out all pre/post event paperwork to include event request form and report.

• Provides support in recruitment, retention and scheduling of volunteers, to ensure they are adequately informed of duties and responsibilities to deliver scheduled program activities.

• Prepares promotional pieces, signage and information packets for various events and activities.

• Assists Mobile USO Specialist with arrangements and requirements for mobile maintenance, upkeep and repairs with approval by Marketing Manager.

• Drives the vehicle and stages program supplies according to event needs.

• Works closely with Mobile USO Specialist to maximize program goals identifying new opportunities and activities to improve delivery of service.

• Works closely with other departments as outlined by Marketing Manager for cross-departmental events and activities (ex: Programs and Services, Hospital Services, etc).

• Prepares and submits program and personal expense reports for reimbursement.

• Maintains inventory of all supplies and replenishes as needed.

• Ensures proper security and care of Mobile USO equipment, fixtures and supplies.

• Serves as a member of the marketing department and may be called upon for special projects to organize and coordinate activities, appearances, etc not associated with the mobile unit. This includes administrative support and assisting with third party fundraisers and corporate partnerships.

• Provides general administrative support including memos, reports, presentation decks, thank you letters, manuals and donation acknowledgements.

Areas of Competency:

• Excellent writing, proofreading, and verbal communication skills.

• Polished and professional organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.

• Must be detail oriented, flexible and self motivated with the ability to manage multiple tasks and remain calm in hectic situations.

• Understanding of basic financial accounting and excel spreadsheets.

• Ability to interact with various groups including board of directors, senior corporate leaders and Department of Defense and military officials, celebrities and volunteers.

• Ability to creatively respond to unplanned events; flexibility and willingness to work on various projects as needed.

• Experience coordinating, supervising volunteers.

Education/Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree or five years related experience in nonprofit environment with emphasis on marketing and public relations.

• Demonstrated proficiency in various computer software programs including Microsoft Office.

• Knowledge of the military and understanding their needs a distinct advantage.

• Must have valid drivers license and clear driving record and comfortable driving 34’ custom vehicle.

• Must be able to work weekends, evenings and holidays as needed.

• Ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds and stand for 8-10 hours a day.

This high visibility position if offered a competitive compensation package including base salary and superb benefits. Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resumes in confidence to: Carole Chandler (cchandler@verizon.net).

11.) Programs/Services/Events Specialists, USO of Metropolitan Washington, Northern Virginia

USO of Metropolitan Washington is known worldwide as the premier service organization providing morale, welfare, and recreation activities for the men and women of our armed forces and their families. Locally, the USO of Metropolitan Washington serves one of the highest concentrations of military in the world providing activities, services and programs offered through airport centers, fleet centers, family and community centers, mobile center, orientation and intercultural programs, and celebrity entertainment

USO-Metro seeks Contributors to their PR/Communications/Marketing Team: USO-Metro Program Specialist (Fort Belvoir) or Mobile USO Coordinator (Ft Myer), both part of the team that plans, executes, evaluates, and delivers unique and tailored special events, programs and signature USO services designed to serve the unique needs of the local military and their families. USO-Metro’s signature programs and services include but are not limited to:

 Emergency Services

 United Through Reading

 Movies on the Lawn

 Mother’s and Father’s Day

 Military Spouse Event

 Events and Activities for Families of the Deployed

 Welcome Homes and Farewells

 Veterans Salute

 Month of the Military Child Celebration

 Holiday Events and Activities

 Custom USO Mobile Unit for off-site programs, activities and events

Maintains and fosters a positive working relationship with military leadership and partners such as Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), housing offices and privatized housing officials, community services and various other organizations. Serves as the official USO-Metro representative and liaison at briefings and other meetings reporting on ALL offerings of the organization in the region as directed.

Recruits or assists with recruitment of a robust volunteer work force to staff programs and services. Provides or coordinates regular training, orientation and recognition to volunteers.

Principal Accountabilities and Duties:

• Plans, executes, and coordinates USO-Metro programs and services to include implementation schedule, marketing, vendors, budget adherence, logistics coordination, set-up, tear-down and event recap requirements. Provides advanced notice to military leadership and partners in coordination of efforts on military installations and invites their participation in all USO activities.

• Prepares an annual calendar of activities and events and ensures that the dates are on the organization master calendar with pertinent details.

• Promotes USO services in the military community and responds to requests for assistance. Uses discretion in sensitive situations.

• Maintains regular contact with other departments in the execution of special projects involving the USO and its resources and partners. Provides support when needed and/or required in particular with the Mobile USO program.

• Prepares and delivers regular briefings as directed to commands and speaks publically on installations about ALL USO-Metro programs and services. Serves as staff representative with partner agency meetings.

• Contributes or assists with the production of periodic publications (i.e. monthly newsletter, flyers, posters, etc.) that keep military leaders/partners and USO customers informed of USO operations. Makes regular updates to the organizational website regarding USO programs and services on the installation.

• Keeps the communication department abreast of all activities taking place and assists with the collection of testimonial feedback, photos, media clips and other items that tell the story of program activities.

• Assists Programs and Services Manager with the collection and maintenance of current base statistics/information on installations where the USO does not have a presence. Also contributes to database of contact information for base leadership, target community groups, command leadership, etc. Assists with the distribution of information as well as linking of USO colleagues with appropriate POCs when appropriate.

• Maintains clean, safe and organized work and equipment/supply storage space as well as inventory of program supplies.

• Maintains standard operating procedures for programs and events that aid in continuity of efforts.

• Provides regular event, in-kind and statistical reports to recap activities. Maintains accurate financial records and inventory of equipment and supplies.

• Attends organizational meetings and assists with programs outside the department when necessary.

• For role as Mobile Unit Coordinator: must have valid drivers license and clear driving record, and comfort driving a 34’ custom vehicle.

Areas of Competency:

• Polished communication skills with ability to interact well with the public, military and staff.

• Excellent written and oral communications skills.

• Experience soliciting in-kind contributions in support of program activities.

• Highly organized, accountable, flexible and self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple tasks and remain calm in hectic situations. Must be able to use discretion and tact when dealing with sensitive issues.

• Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Publisher. Will become fluent in Volgistics volunteer management software.

• Excellent communication, event planning and organizational skills.

• Must possess good judgment and be able to work independently or as a part of a team, while keeping supervisor informed.

• Must be high energy, independent, possess a can-do spirit and be customer service oriented.

Education/Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing or social services.

• Proven success in the execution of or assistance with large scale special events.

• Experience coordinating, recruiting, training and managing volunteers.

• Prior experience in a non-profit or military setting a plus.

• Knowledge of the USO and working with the military a plus.

• Must be flexible and able to work nights and weekends in support of program operations.

This high visibility position if offered a competitive compensation package including base salary and superb benefits. Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resumes in confidence to: Carole Chandler (cchandler@verizon.net).

12.) Web Content and Reference Services Supervisor, JHUCCP, Baltimore, MD

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13.) Visual Information Specialist, Defense Media Activity, Anne Arundel County, MD

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=98585209

14.) Theatre Publicist, The Heritage-O'Neill Theatre Company, Silver Spring, MD

http://wwpr.org/jobs/view/theatre-publicist/

15.) Public Relations Associate, City of Flagstaff, Flagstaff, Arizona

http://jobs.iabc.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site%5Fid=65&jb=7920011

*** From Kris Gallagher, ABC:

16.) Major League Baseball Advanced Media, Marketing Producer, Milwaukee, IL

MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (MLBAM) is the interactive media and Internet Company of Major League Baseball. MLBAM manages the official league site, www.MLB.com, each of the 30 individual Club sites, and delivers live online streaming audio and video of every game as well as the most complete real-time baseball information and interactivity on the Internet and wireless devices.

Job Overview

As a Marketing Producer, you will work with assigned Major League Baseball Club personnel and internal Marketing and Technical departments to optimize the overall performance of the Club official websites. High-profile, fast-paced and challenging opportunity will allow you to make a significant contribution to the success of the MLB.com portal of Club websites.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

• Optimizes overall performance of Club sites as it relates to increasing traffic, registered users and revenue generation

• Acts as a liaison between assigned Clubs and MLBAM personnel

• Manages Club-specific feature/functionality development including, but not limited to: promotions, subscription products, Club.com Shop & Ticketing initiatives, sweepstakes and other marketing pages

• Coordinates design, editorial, and technical teams during new feature/functionality development projects; develops and manages schedule and project budget

• Serves as point person for tech/design troubleshooting in support of daily site QA for assigned Clubs Produces, proofs, tests and sends HTML and Text online newsletters and other email communication for assigned Clubs through email delivery software

• Creates directories and work areas within MLBAM CMS for new projects as necessary

• Fulfills other production responsibilities as assigned by Club Project Manager or other appropriate managers

• Provides sound feedback and suggestions for enhancing the user experience for the portal overall Provides additional production backup and QA support for network of other Marketing Producers

• Tracks data, analyzes results and implements changes based on collected site data

Use of Time:

• Production of updates and new pages, graphics, functionality and features for assigned Club sites (60%)

• Interface with Club personnel, and MLBAM design and tech engineers as necessary, on page updates and development of new functionality (30%)

• Administrative duties such as tracking completed projects, collecting and presenting site data (10%)

Job Qualifications

Requirements:

• Bachelors Degree

• At least 3 years' working experience in Internet Production (Handwritten, semantic XHTML with supporting CSS, Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office)

• Understanding of the Internet business – e-commerce, marketing, sponsorship, subscription products

• Project management experience, specifically the ability to manage technical projects from conception to implementation

• Ability to develop cordial, professional relationships with all level of Club personnel and MLB staff

• Detail-oriented, organized and excellent verbal and written communication skills Familiarity with the game of baseball

• Ability to multi-task and work under strict deadlines

Flexible schedule

Compensation & Benefits

Competitive salary and benefits package.

How To Apply

If interested and qualified, please apply online at www.mlb.com/careers.

17.) Communication Officer, UNITAID, Geneva, Switzerland

Deadline: May 16 2011

http://www.comminit.com/en/node/332111/ads

18.) Communications Department Account Executive, M+R Strategic Services, Washington, DC

http://wwpr.org/jobs/view/communications-department-account-executive/

19.) Transportation Communication Analyst/Specialist, BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE, Washington, DC

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=98841075&aid=4292464

20.) Communications Officer/Web Content Coordinator, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Washington, D.C.

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=294000011

*** From Kimberly Herriott:

Hi there!

I have another position that we would like posted to the JOTW newsletter.

Once again, thanks for all of your help!!

Kim

21.) Internal Communications Manager, Huntington National Bank, Columbus, OH

Brief Posting Description

This individual will be a strong connection for employees regarding the corporate Optimal Customer Relationships (OCR) agenda and will align to our change management strategies.

Detailed Description

• Develop internal strategic communications plan aligned to overall OCR and change management strategy and objectives

• The candidate will also have experience in developing executive speaking platforms including speech writing and presentation development for internal audiences

• Experience and knowledge in creating and maintaining an internal executive blog, podcast or other electronic forum a plus

• The role requires an ability to effectively manage and engage with executive internal clients, along with the organizational skills, creativity and tenacity needed to maintain aggressive and relevant internal and executive communications programs

• Ensure communications plan and timeline are integrated with other company, business strategy and business unit initiatives

• Develop content for communications vehicles by researching and being fully versed on Huntington’s business strategy and objectives

• Responsible for obtaining core content and positioning from senior leaders to ensure accurate and strategic communications

• Measure and analyze results of assigned activities and report to senior leadership documenting success and lessons learned around key messages as well as delivery vehicles

• Identifies opportunities and highlights risks; provides regular counsel and advise to senior leadership as appropriate

• Provide feedback on the needs and issues of the field/sales audience to influence corporate deliverables.

• Act on behalf of Corporate Communications at sales/leadership meetings and surface underlying concerns, trends and potential issues with team.

• Oversight of annual corporate communications calendar

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

• A Bachelor's degree in English, communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or a related field is required, along with 7-10 years of professional communications experience (at least half of which involved significant internal communications for a medium to large organization.) Financial Services experience is a plus.

• Demonstrated ability to set and manage priorities, resources, goals, and project initiatives

• Experience on fast-paced, results driven team

• The ideal candidate will possess superior writing, editing, speech writing and/or presentation development, project management and problem-solving skills

• Experience utilizing and managing resources is a plus

• Candidate must be mature, professional organized, enthusiastic, creative, results oriented, innovative , have leadership presence and able to deal with ambiguity and tight deadlines while working effectively in a team environment

• Must be able to both speak and write clearly in English

• Highly developed strategic planning skills

• First-rate coordination, collaboration, organization and multi-tasking skills

• Thorough knowledge of sales organization and needs

• Experience identifying and measuring communications metrics

• Strong negotiation ability

• Microsoft, SharePoint and Web content management skills

• Demonstrated ability to interact and counsel senior executives compellingly

• Ability to establish and maintain working relationships across a wide group of colleagues ranging from junior to senior levels in corporate departments, business units, and affiliate managers

Additional Details

Grade 73

EOE/M/F/D/V

Job Posting Title: IRC118539

Huntington does not accept solicitation from any Third Party Recruiter for any position.

Contact: Kimberly Herriott (Kimberly.Herriott@huntington.com)

Talent Acquisition Coordinator Team Lead

Huntington National Bank

41 S. High Street

Columbus, OH 43287

22.) Web Content Manager/Writer, Fortune 200 corporation, Northbrook, IL

Paladin is in search of a full-time freelance Web Content Manager/Writer to work on a year+ long contract with a Fortune 200 corporation in Northbrook. This position could turn permanent if it’s the right fit.

The right candidate will have 4-10 years of web content management experience in either an agency, corporate or association environment. Must have expert level skills in working with a content management system (no HTML experience required). Strong interpersonal skills are a must have as this consultant will work closely with colleagues from across the organization to solicit and identify appropriate web content.

The Web Content Manager will be responsible for managing one of this corporation’s major web portals which serves a national employee base of more than 3,000. This manager will identify areas that require updating, solicit content from subject matter experts from across the country, write/update online content and publish using a CMS.

Requirements:

– Must have expert level skills working in a Content Management System (e.g., TeamSite)

– Solid writing skills are preferred but not required

– Previous experience developing posting guidelines for web content is preferred.

Location: Northbrook

Hours: 40 hours per week, flexible start/end time to avoid rush-hour

Duration: Could turn permanent, would be one year contract to start

Rate: $30-$40/hour, commensurate with experience

Benefits: Full medical, dental, vision and 401(k) plus match

Start Date: Early to mid May

Job Code: 29747595

To apply, forward your resume, rate requirements and writing samples to Elise at elise@paladinstaff.com.

23.) Communications Officer, Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, United Kingdom

Deadline: May 3 2011

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24.) Executive Vice President, Public Affairs, Teach for America, New York, New York

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=133600046

*** From Bridget Serchak:

25.) Web Production Coordinator, Communications & Marketing, American College of Healthcare Executives, Chicago, IL

This position is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and production and quality control of ache.org content. This position is also responsible for maintaining the broadcast email calendar and distributing electronic communications as requested by various divisions. Web content maintenance, production and development activities include: updating web content, assisting with development, design and production of ache.org projects as assigned; working with staff to design and test new Web applications as needed; coordinating with graphics design team to adapt ACHE marketing materials to the Web. Other activities include: distributing monthly ache.org usage reports, assisting with analysis of Web and e-mail reports and monitoring and analyzing usage patterns to recommend enhancements. General email activities include: producing and distributing e-mail marketing messages and newsletters from various divisions to ACHE members; monitoring the e-mail and distribution schedule and tracking delivery of outgoing messages; managing broadcast email calendar, monitoring email delivery protocols and generating appropriate reports; provides editorial support for electronic communications.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required preferably in Journalism, English or Communications. Must have knowledge of HTML, Cascading Style Sheets, Dreamweaver and Microsoft Office. Familiarity with Web design standards, analytic tools, graphics and Photoshop. Minimum one year writing and editorial experience. Minimum of one year experience in Web site support and development. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong customer service and team orientation. The successful candidate must be organized; detail oriented and have the ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously.

To apply, please fax or send a resume indicating position of interest to:

Human Resources

American College of Healthcare Executives

One North Franklin Street, Suite 1700

Chicago, IL 60606

Phone: (312) 424-9341

Fax:(312) 424-0023

E-mail: hr-recruitment-so@ache.org

26.) Director, Public Relations, PMI Mortgage Insurance, Co., Walnut Creek, California

http://jobs.iabc.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site%5Fid=65&jb=7873759

27.) Digital Account Supervisor, MMB, Boston, Massachusetts

http://www.talentzoo.com/index.php/Digital-Account-Supervisor/?action=view_job&jobID=106636

28.) Senior Vice President/Client Relationship Leader – Technology Practice, Weber Shandwick, Washington, DC

http://jobs.prweekjobs.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site%5Fid=11138&jb=7837812

*** From Amy E Calhoun:

Thanks, Ned!

Amy E Calhoun

Stanton Communications

Washington DC

29.) Web & Print Designer/Account Professional, Stanton Communications, Washington DC

Job Description

Our ideal candidate for this full-time account professional position is creative, energetic, deeply knowledgeable about the latest web technologies and trends, and has a passion for demonstrating skill and precision in his/her work. This is a challenging job that offers the right person an opportunity to make meaningful contributions to broad communication programs and enhance the digital media capabilities of the firm.

This account professional works as part of client service teams to develop creative communications programs and create online and print materials that accurately reflect client messaging and adhere to branding standards and guidelines. This candidate should demonstrate the ability to engage in day-to-day maintenance and enhancements of client websites, web applications, feeds, and assist in print creative development as needed. The candidate for this position is expected to be able to drive the development of a new website, banner ad, and other online products, or enhancements to the existing assets.

Job Requirements

• Must be able to independently take projects from concept to finish

• Work well under pressure and able to meet aggressive deadlines; Able to switch rapidly between different projects in a fast-paced environment

• Strong Communication and Organizational Skills.

• Fluent in InDesign, PhotoShop and Illustrator, Dreamweaver

• Solid understanding of web site and interface design

• Working experience in Flash v6-9 and AS v1-3

• Fluent in HTML, CSS

• Usage of online communication tools such as Twitter, facebook, LinkedIn, as part of communication campaigns.

• Working experience with video editing and post-production a plus

• 2+ years of related experience

• Bachelor's degree

• Experience working in an interactive or advertising agency environment a plus

Applicants can submit resume and salary requirements to careers@stantoncomm.com

30.) Public Relations Manager, Louisville Regional Airport Authority, Louisville, Kentucky

http://jobs.iabc.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site%5Fid=65&jb=7892336

31.) SOLMAS Journalism Trainer, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Honiara, Solomon Islands

Deadline: April 29 2011

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32.) Communication/Marketing Internship, Kumveka, Richmond, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=30651697

33.) Director of Communications & Marketing, Northeastern University – College of Arts, Media and Design, Boston, Massachusetts

http://jobs.iabc.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site%5Fid=65&jb=7914179

34.) AS – Beverage Marketing, TracyLocke, Englewood, Colorado

http://www.talentzoo.com/index.php/Account-Supervisor–Beverage-Marketing/?action=view_job&jobID=106617

*** From Marty Dauer:

35.) Vice President Marketing – Investment Banking, Duff & Phelps, NY, NY

At Duff & Phelps, we work with excellence in many areas of financial advisory and investment banking services, from M&A to valuation. The best part? The way we bring our unique insight to all of them. Our professionals bring practical experience, responsiveness and a collaborative approach to satisfy our clients' needs with the rigor and independence that the market demands.

We are currently seeking a Vice President of Marketing for our Investment Banking segment to join the marketing team based in our New York office. The prospective candidate should have a minimum 10 years of experience working in a marketing capacity in financial or professional services. Preference given to candidates with prior investment banking marketing experience.

As the Vice President of Marketing your responsibilities will include:

• Work closely with segment, business unit and service line leaders to develop and execute a cohesive marketing plan that supports strategic initiatives and integrates closely with overall firm marketing initiatives

• Serve in both a strategic capacity, bringing new ideas and direction to the marketing function, while operating tactically to deliver on projects

• Oversee the execution of marketing initiatives from planning to final delivery; including events, mailings, newsletters, collateral development, web site, public relations and advertising

• Identify and secure speaking opportunities and events for sponsorship

• Develop PR opportunities, press releases, and support development and publishing of articles, white papers and surveys

• Manage the investment banking marketing budget

• Coordinate efforts as part of a global marketing team, with frontline responsibilities to business unit, but close integration with global marketing team

• Identify and disseminate industry related statistics to educate key managers on trends in the IB markets

• Perform market, client and competitive analysis

Click HERE for complete details: http://www.cytiva.com/phelps/detail.asp?jobid=phelps3089

36.) Associate Manager, Communications, Taco Bell, Irvine, California

http://jobs.iabc.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site%5Fid=65&jb=7873644

37.) Regional Communications Manager, Plan, Dakar, Senegal

Deadline: April 26 2011

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38.) Account Supervisor, Kwittken & Company, LLC, New York, New York

http://jobs.prweekjobs.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site%5Fid=11138&jb=7892507

39.) Social Media and Communication Specialist, Kettler, McLean, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=30765302

*** From Amy Simmons:

40.) Assistant Director for Communications, National Association of Community Health Centers, Inc., Bethesda, MD

PRIMARY AREAS OF WORK: Provides a broad range of communications support, including writing and editing; overseeing development of publications as assigned; and the management of NACHC’s website, and social networking activities (i.e. blogs and social media feeds, including Facebook and Twitter).

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Together with Communications Director, handles incoming media and public relations inquiries.

In a team setting with the Communications Director and Information Technology staff, manages and contributes to the ongoing improvement of the NACHC website.

Manages NACHC’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube presences and NACHC’s blogs; prepares written material and multimedia – including video – for these channels.

Copywriting and editing as assigned for various collateral materials, including reports, presentation templates, brochures, backgrounders, fact sheets, press releases, advertisements, etc.

Provides editing and writing support for Community Health Forum Magazine, and other communications projects as assigned.

Develops and presents communications training workshops – in-person at NACHC’s major conferences and intermittently via webinar.

Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

Undergraduate degree (preferably in journalism or other related field).

Experience/Ability/Knowledge

Excellent writing and editing skills, with attention to detail essential.

Demonstrated editing and copywriting experience. Must be able to synthesize information/facts into clear, concise copy and able to vary writing style to meet needs.

Must be able to meet strict deadlines.

Strong time-management and organizational skills.

Proficient in using Microsoft Office software.

Expertise in managing Facebook and Twitter activities for entities; experience with website Content Management Systems preferred.

OTHER

Must be willing and able to travel.

Must be able to work as a part of a team but also work independently, self-schedule and set priorities in order to juggle various deadline demands.

REPORTS TO: Communications Director

Contact:

Kelly Stanford, Human Resources

kstanford@nachc.org

41.) Assistant Director for Communications and Law Enforcement Coordination, The Executive Office for United States Attorneys, Washington DC

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=98586926

42.) Marketing & Communications Coordinator, TELUS World of Science Edmonton

Edmonton, Alberta, T5M 4A1, Canada

http://jobs.iabc.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site%5Fid=65&jb=7890347

43.) Communication Specialist with Expertise in Social Marketing, ECODIT LLC, Washington, DC

Deadline: April 24 2011

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*** From Jennifer Briston:

To Whom It May Concern,

Lynn Hazan & Associates would like to post a job opening for Jotw. Please let us know if this is possible. The specs are as follows:

Thank you!

Jennifer Briston

Lynn Hazan & Associates

55 E. Washington, Suite 715

Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-863-5402

Email: Jennifer@lhazan.com

Website: www.lhazan.com

44.) Senior Account Executive-PR, Public Relations Agency, Chicago, IL

Immediate Hire

Ref. #0640

Award-winning PR firm in Chicago (River North) seeks Senior Account Executive to service consumer clients including housewares and travel. Candidate must be media savvy, a quick study, and enjoy managing client projects and staff.

Fast-paced agency. Benefits include health insurance, 401(k), flex time. Immediate hire because of new business wins.

Qualifications:

4-5 years of demonstrated success in consumer PR/integrated marcom. Prior agency and supervisory experience preferred. Will consider non-agency candidates. Work on behalf of housewares and travel clients. Must have successful media placements in wide variety of media and high-level media contacts to secure placements. Excellent writing and editing skills, including the ability to construct press releases that generate interest and promote clients’ products, are necessary.

Responsibilities:

Lead travel and housewares client accounts. Manage client relationships and budgets. Think strategically and provide clients with well-thought out plans, backed by research and experience. Perform competitive/SWOT analyses. Supervise and mentor junior staff. Roll up sleeves and do hands-on work, including pitching.

Please forward your resume as a .doc, along with writing samples, and detailed cover letter including salary. Send materials to Lynn Hazan, Lynn Hazan & Associates, PR640@lhazan.com. We appreciate a follow up call at 312.863.5401.

45.) Director, Media Bureau, PepsiCo, Purchase, New York

http://jobs.prweekjobs.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site%5Fid=11138&jb=7833713

46.) Vice President for Development and Communications, Low Income Investment Fund, San Francisco, California

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=336400019

*** From Colleen Alger:

Hello,

I would like to post the following job, please let me know if you need any more information, thanks!

47.) Senior Internal Communications Specialist, Bose Corporation, Framingham MA

Responsibilities

As a Senior Internal Communications Specialist on the Internal Communications team, you will apply your communications expertise and strong project management skills to help shape our future internal communications strategy and infrastructure.

Your specific responsibilities will include advising client organizations on effective business communications plans and processes; driving global communications measurement activities; and designing and building a strong formal network that will partner with Internal Communications to develop our global communications strategy.

Skills Candidates for this position should have a track record of strong performance in advising managers/leaders on complex communications issues, designing and implementing innovative and effective internal communications strategies, and successfully managing large-scale projects. Keys to success in this position include:

•the ability to build and nurture positive working relationships with employees and managers at all levels and across functions and geographies

•demonstrated influencing capabilities

•strong analytical skills and solid business acumen

•superior communications skills

•familiarity with online video, new media, and emerging communications technologies

Education 6-8 years hands-on communications experience.

BA/BS required. Advanced degree and/or accreditation desired.

Application Instructions: To apply for this role please visit: www.bose.com/careers and reference requisition # 13676BR

48.) Development and Communications Coordinator, Mustard Seed Communities, Medfield, Massachusetts

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=336700017

*** From Jill Peecook:

Could you please include the below job in the next weekly listing? Candidates that are interested can contact me directly at jill.peecook@capitalone.com.

Thank You!

Jill Peecook

Senior Recruiter

Professional Recruiting

49.) Sr. Manager, Digital PR/Social Media, Capital One, McLean, Virginia

Seeking a Senior Manager to serve as the focal point for proactive digital public relations and issues management for the Corporate Communications team. This person will help Corporate Communications deliver bold moves within its digital media agenda and provide a real-time perspective of trends, opportunities, and potential gaps ripe for engagement to promote or protect the company's reputation. Seeking to turbo charge use of social media, communities, viral campaigns and new technologies to drive positive consideration and overall perception of Capital One. This position reports to the Sr. Director of Consumer PR.

The Senior Manager for Digital Media role is within the Corporate Communications framework of the company, supporting several key lines of business. The Senior Manager will own the advancement, differentiation, positioning of designated Capital One Lines of Business through the use of proactive and reactive engagement within the broad spectrum of digital social media.

The role is responsible for providing ongoing social media counsel and developing and leading innovative social media strategies that create and drive Capital One’s awareness and business initiatives, to include product and service offerings and other brand building efforts. Stimulating and managing online conversations and cultivating deep, meaningful relationships with social media influentials is a key focus area.

The Senior Manager will have exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills, expertise in team building, possess strong executive presence, will use data to develop and lead programs and activities, and will have strong work experience to drive PR strategy through social media channels and support recommendations. This person should have experience engaging with and managing the social media communities and a high degree of comfort interfacing with a variety of internal and external individuals and entities. [Individual should have experience managing agencies and budgets.]

Responsibilities:

• Partner with Corporate Communication leaders and colleagues to develop and drive results via Digital Social Media

• Support the launch of innovative digital PR campaigns that promote line of business and Corporate Affairs objectives

Play a lead role in launching / executing various social media initiatives into the marketplace that support enterprise-wide strategy

Help drive the planning and experimentation of new digital channels, content, communities and technology; infuse learning into future efforts

• Review site metrics / analysis and customer feedback to identify impacts and opportunities on how to maximize online effectiveness

• Stimulate and manage online conversations; serve as online spokesperson and assist with posts on Capital One social media properties Identify and analyze issues, patterns and trends in consumer opinions, product performance, corporate practices and policies

• Manage all organizational interactions within social media and serve as corporate spokesperson for all topics within responsibility/area;

• Transfer the information to the appropriate departments so that they can respond accordingly.

• Establish metrics & report on them regularly including recommendations

• Identify & engage advocates

• Proactively communicate and escalate issues, observations, opportunities, and insights to the leadership team.

• Stay up to date on new social media tools, best practices and how other organizations and companies are using them, so that the company can continue to be an early adopter of these technologies.

• Participate in professional networking by identifying and following the prominent bloggers and online writers of note

• Develop and be responsible for strategic planning and supervision of public relations programs for designated Capital One LOBs, reporting to Corporate Communications

• Manage implementation of integrated, long-term external communications plans that will position Capital One with top tier, industry and consumer media as a leader in financial services;

• Strengthen and leverage Capital One’s relationship with key bloggers and other influentials;

• Influence the operating environment by gaining coverage for Capital One’s industry perspectives on banking and financial issues;

• Work effectively in cross-functional teams to advance communications strategy;

• Work with appropriate divisions to develop specific plans to address key issues

Basic Qualifications (REQUIRED):

• Bachelor’s Degree

• Five years of digital media experience

• In-depth, practical, proven experience in online/social media outreach and campaigns

• Experience working in a senior communications/social media role, with a proven track record for developing and implementing successful communications strategies focused on digital media and providing communications and digital media counsel to business leaders

• [Five] years of public affairs or media relations experience

• Experience in identifying and briefing senior management on matters within digital media channels relating to trends, challenges, public information, relationships with the social media influentials, and potential impact of policy and product decisions

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelors Degree in Communications, Journalism, English or Marketing/Public Relations

• Five+ years of media relations experience for a leading brand within financial services or packaged/consumer goods industry

• A strong business background, as well as excellent managerial skills

• Strong written/verbal communications skills (writing sample required)

• Proven ability to work effectively with multiple constituents, including peers, executive management, and senior management, giving simplicity to a highly complex subject matter.

• Ability to manage rapidly changing priorities

• Creative, integrative problem-solving and structured thinking

• Solid issues management experience

• Self-motivated with strong organizational skills, analytical talent and attention to detail.

• Excellent presentation and persuasion skills

• Ability to manage pressure, meet deadlines and monitor and evaluate results.

• Experience acting in spokesperson capacity

• Demonstrated hands-on management, planning, and execution

• Prior experience working with agencies and large partnerships.

• Strong understanding of the public relations and media engagement fundamentals, and related knowledge of key trade publications, genre publications and local and national outlets.

• Financial services marketing/communications experience a plus

Interested candidates can contact Jill Peecook directly at jill.peecook@capitalone.com.

*** From Ashley Ferguson:

Hello,

Attached is a position description we would like posted with your website. Can you please confirm when the posting has been listed.

Thank you,

Ashley Ferguson

Center for Community Change

Washington, DC 20009

50.) Communications Intern, Center for Community Change, Washington, DC

About the Center for Community Change

The Center for Community Change is a national social justice non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1968 to honor the life and values of Robert F. Kennedy, we are one of the longest standing champions for low-income families and communities of color. Throughout our history, the Center has strengthened the leadership, voice and power of low-income communities nationwide to confront the vital issues of today and build the social movements of tomorrow.

Our work has contributed to the creation of the food stamps program, the enactment of the Community Reinvestment Act, the growth of community development corporations, and the creation and preservation of affordable housing. Today we are leading efforts to advance fair and humane immigration reform, increase voter participation in communities of color and develop the next generation of social justice organizers. For further information please visit our website at: www.communitychange.org.

Position Description:

The communications intern will assist the Communications Department in providing the news media with up-to-date information on the issues we care about including immigration, jobs and worker rights, and connecting the media to stories of people faced with these social problems. The intern’s responsibilities will include keeping our press lists up to date; tracking media coverage of CCC, CCC’s programs and CCC’s partners; posting material to our Web site; drafting op-eds, letters to the editor, press advisories and press releases; and conducting research as needed.

This position reports to: Press Secretary

Principal Responsibilities: Writing press materials, research, press list maintenance and tracking media coverage

Qualifications: Qualified candidates should be self-motivated and responsible, enjoy writing, have strong communication skills and be passionate about community organizing and social justice. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this position.

This is an unpaid position.

How to apply: Please submit resume, a cover letter and at least three writing samples to: employment@communitychange.org; (Fax) 202-387-4891; Center for Community Change, Human Resources, Re: Communications Intern, 1536 U Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009

51.) Program Officer, Communications, New Visions for Public Schools, New York, New York

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=295200018

*** From Brian Casey:

Good afternoon. I would like to post two job listings in next Monday's issue. Both attachments list the job title, company, and how to respond, reply or apply.

Please let me know

Best,

Brian

Splashlife, Inc.

Los Angeles CA

52.) Marketing Manager, Splashlife, Inc., Los Angeles (Westside, Westwood)

SUMMARY

Splashlife, a free membership network that provides 18-29 year olds the tools they need to achieve their dreams and build a better world, is searching for a Marketing Manager to build and manage a national effort to enroll Members in Splashlife. The Marketing Manager’s primary job responsibility is to work directly with the Chief Executive Officer and the Senior Management Team to manage all aspects of marketing, public relations, social media marketing, and grassroots campaign management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

● Develop fully integrated marketing and grassroots campaign to promote Splashlife Member enrollment.

● Manage all marketing, mobilization, and grassroots activities including campaign activation across social media and networking platforms, college campuses, nonprofit promotional partnerships, topical and related blogs, forums, listserves, and media.

● Manage Social Media Marketing internship program.

● Manage program to grow and engage Brand Ambassadors nationally.

● Develop, activate, and manage cross-promotional relationships with nonprofit, content, and brand partners.

● Provide press relations cultivation, coordination and support.

● Under direction deal with celebrity spokespersons and their teams for coordination of joint activities.

● Manage all communication activities including the development of the Company press-kit, talking points, corporate blog, member newsletter, and other corporate communications.

● Under specific direction, serve as company spokesperson on occasion.

● Draft and edit press releases and by-line articles to high standards consistent with company messaging and editorial guidelines.

● Develop and maintain good working relationships with the media – including local and national newspapers, trade magazines, online, blogs, radio, television, and company’s internal and external spokespersons.

● Respond to enquiries from reporters.

● Review editorial schedules and manage process to ensure Company appears in all relevant media outlets.

● Provide counsel to senior executives on messaging and media relations; host media interviews.

● Assist in managing external PR agency activity as instructed.

● Responsible for holding external Agency accountable.

● All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Education and Experience Requirements include the following:

● BA or better in relevant discipline. Communications preferred.

● Five years of active training and professional experience managing political, cause-related, or policy oriented campaigns; or five years active training and professional practice in managing corporate and consumer public relations.

● Network of relationships with journalists and bloggers who can reliably produce quality content relevant to our positioning, needs and mission.

● Experience in using social media tools as a component of a campaign.

● Comprehensive understanding of youth culture and trends in our demographic.

● Ability to work quickly in an evolving environment.

● A feel for what our demo cares about and is talking about.

● Ability to manage and work well with a diverse, experienced team in an exciting but start-up ecosystem.

● Sense of humor.

● Demonstrated success in securing media coverage in a variety of outlet types.

● Demonstrated track record of developing successful working relationships with reporters and bloggers (references required).

● Excellent written and oral communication skills (samples required).

● Ability to manage multiple projects and demands at a time.

● Strong interpersonal skills, ability to develop relationships and communicate with all levels of management.

Reply to: john@splashlife

Content Editor, Splashlife, Inc., Los Angeles (Westside, Westwood)

Splashlife is looking for an editor with a strong writing background, an understanding of the 18 – 34 demographic, and experience covering education, politics, and environmental issues. This is a full-time position based in Los Angeles.

Responsibilities:

• Take editorial ownerships of Citizen, Planet, and Education verticals of Splashlife.com.

• Assign, edit, and optimize original content, oversee inclusion of aggregated and curated content, and assist Executive Editor in developing curation and syndication partnerships.

• Assist Editorial Team in recruiting and management of contributors and editorial fellows.

• Cultivate a strong relationship with the Splashlife community and assist in outreach and engagement efforts.

• Write and aggregate content across all verticals on site.

Qualifications:

• 4-6 years experience as editor in print or new media environment.

• Familiarity with CMS, analytics tools, basic HTML, and basic image editing.

• Strong understanding of social media, community building, and the under 35 demographic.

• Understanding of journalistic ethics, solid grasp of AP Style, and an understanding of the online publication process.

• Demonstrated experience, knowledge, and interest in Politics, Environment, and Education spaces.

• Be able to work in a fast-paced, all-hands-on-deck startup environment.

• Please have a sense of humor, a pro-social mindset, and an editorial instinct that aligns with Splashlife's mission.

Please send a resume, cover letter, clips, and links to relevant social media profiles to tighe@splashlife.com.

53.) Director of Communications, United States Tennis Association, White Plains, New York

http://www.talentzoo.com/index.php/Director-of-Communications/?action=view_job&jobID=106673

54.) Director of Communications, Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, UAE

http://www.internalcommsjobs.com/viewjob.asp?strFrom=search&numStartRecord=0&numJobID=5286

*** From Myra Bashir:

Hi,

My name is Myra Bashir and I am the Recruiter here at Reveal/WeightNot. I have listed the information that you have requested for the job posting below.

Thank you,

Myra Bashir

Talent Sourcing Manager

Reveal℠

55.) Online Marketing Manager, WeightNot, LLC, Vienna, VA

This position is responsible for all electronic and Web based marketing activities, as well as marketing reporting and analyses for all marketing channels. Key performance measures for the role may include:

– Cost Per Click to Historical Levels (and lower)

– CPC Budget Management and Campaign Optimization

– CPC Keyword Expansion and Testing

– Implementation of CPC Traffic Conversion Tracking/Analytics

– SEO/Natural Search Results Rankings for Major Key Words

– Web Site and Campaign Traffic to Lead Conversion Levels

– Email Campaign Open Rates and Response Rates

– Email Campaign Deadline Management/Timeliness

– Email Campaign Split Run Testing Execution

– Prospect/Client Segmentation Model Development and Implementation

– Lead Generation Partner Site Testing, Expansion and Management

– Reporting Timeliness and Accuracy

Position responsibilities include the following:

Online Advertising/Marketing/PR

– Pay Per Click Campaign Development, Management and Conversion Tracking

o Google, Yahoo, Bing, Facebook

o Optimization including budgeting/bidding, dayparting, listing rank strategy, copy testing, new key word generation

– Social Media and Community Management

o Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare

– Lead Generation Site Management, Monthly Updates and Conversion Tracking

o Respond, AHB, etc.

– Online Property/Partner Opportunity Identification – Daily Candy, etc.

– Affiliate Network Development

– Lead Quality – cleansing, appending and scoring (modeling)

– Online PR – Drafting and editing releases to online media outlets

Web Site Management

– Web Lead Form Maintenance and Management

– Web Site Updates – Promotions, Landing pages, Contact Info

– Web Site Optimization for Natural Search

– Visitor Path tracking and analysis

– Usability review and testing

– Competitor tracking and analysis – Web sites, banners, promotions, online strategies

Database Marketing

– House List (prospect) development and maintenance

– Client and Prospect Segmentation – By interest, demographic, source, etc.

– Email Campaign Testing

– Email Marketing Programs – Ongoing Client and Prospect Communications

– Newsletter Mailing Execution

– Online Referral/Lead/List Source Development

– Client Lifetime Value, Retention and Repeat Purchase Analyses

Lead Management and Tracking

– Continuous Online Lead Review (and Center Routing as necessary)

– Continuous Center Lead Log Review and Tracking

– Ongoing Lead Compilations: Source, Service, Center, Timing, Disposition

Marketing Analysis and Reporting

– CPC, CPL, CPA Analyses

– Channel/Media and Service Line Analyses

– Center Level Performance Analyses

– Projections – Lead and Revenue Generation

– Web Stats – Visitor Traffic, Visitor Activity and Conversion

– Other Reports as Necessary

To Apply: send resumes to careers@reveal.com

56.) Online Marketing Manager, Reveal MedSpa, Vienna, VA

This position is responsible for all electronic and Web based marketing activities, as well as marketing reporting and analyses for all marketing channels. Key performance measures for the role may include:

– Cost Per Click to Historical Levels (and lower)

– CPC Budget Management and Campaign Optimization

– CPC Keyword Expansion and Testing

– Implementation of CPC Traffic Conversion Tracking/Analytics

– SEO/Natural Search Results Rankings for Major Key Words

– Web Site and Campaign Traffic to Lead Conversion Levels

– Email Campaign Open Rates and Response Rates

– Email Campaign Deadline Management/Timeliness

– Email Campaign Split Run Testing Execution

– Prospect/Client Segmentation Model Development and Implementation

– Lead Generation Partner Site Testing, Expansion and Management

– Reporting Timeliness and Accuracy

Position responsibilities include the following:

Online Advertising/Marketing/PR

– Pay Per Click Campaign Development, Management and Conversion Tracking

o Google, Yahoo, Bing, Facebook

o Optimization including budgeting/bidding, dayparting, listing rank strategy, copy testing, new key word generation

– Social Media and Community Management

o Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare

– Lead Generation Site Management, Monthly Updates and Conversion Tracking

o Respond, AHB, etc.

– Online Property/Partner Opportunity Identification – Daily Candy, etc.

– Affiliate Network Development

– Lead Quality – cleansing, appending and scoring (modeling)

– Online PR – Drafting and editing releases to online media outlets

Web Site Management

– Web Lead Form Maintenance and Management

– Web Site Updates – Promotions, Landing pages, Contact Info

– Web Site Optimization for Natural Search

– Visitor Path tracking and analysis

– Usability review and testing

– Competitor tracking and analysis – Web sites, banners, promotions, online strategies

Database Marketing

– House List (prospect) development and maintenance

– Client and Prospect Segmentation – By interest, demographic, source, etc.

– Email Campaign Testing

– Email Marketing Programs – Ongoing Client and Prospect Communications

– Newsletter Mailing Execution

– Online Referral/Lead/List Source Development

– Client Lifetime Value, Retention and Repeat Purchase Analyses

Lead Management and Tracking

– Continuous Online Lead Review (and Center Routing as necessary)

– Continuous Center Lead Log Review and Tracking

– Ongoing Lead Compilations: Source, Service, Center, Timing, Disposition

Marketing Analysis and Reporting

– CPC, CPL, CPA Analyses

– Channel/Media and Service Line Analyses

– Center Level Performance Analyses

– Projections – Lead and Revenue Generation

– Web Stats – Visitor Traffic, Visitor Activity and Conversion

– Other Reports as Necessary

To Apply: send resumes to careers@reveal.com

*** From Ben Wheat:

Mr. Lundquist,

Mission Essential Personnel, LLC would like to submit a request to have a job posted in your newsletter. The attached is the full job description. Please let me know if you need anything else or have any questions.

Thanks,

Ben Wheat

Director, Growth Group Recruiting

Mission Essential Personnel, LLC

Columbus, OH

57.) Public Affairs, In-Theater Program Manager, Mission Essential Personnel, LLC, Kabul, Afghanistan

Description

The role of the In-Theater Program Manager is to manage a 25-person team, spread-out through several directorates in a high-stress environment. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members in order to deliver required projects according to the contract. The Program Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle. This position will be located in Kabul, Afganistan.

Must have SECRET clearance; 15 years direct work experience in a project management or senior corporate leadership including development and execution; Master’s Degree in journalism, broadcasting, Public Affairs, or communications; working knowledge of DVIDS, V-Brick and UIS systems; familiarity with Afghan and international media.

Contact:

Ben Wheat (ben.wheat@missionep.com)

Director, Growth Group Recruiting

Mission Essential Personnel, LLC

4343 Easton Commons, Suite 100

Columbus, OH 43219

614.750.0215 office

614.302.0604 mobile

614.750.0299 fax

www.missionep.com

58.) Online Graphic Designer, Mother Nature Network, Atlanta, Georgia

http://www.talentzoo.com/index.php/Online-Graphic-Designer/?action=view_job&jobID=106709

*** From Adrian Schulte:

59.) Communications Assistant (paid internship), Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C.

The public affairs office at the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, headquartered at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., has a paid internship opportunity for a communications assistant.

The intern will assist with a range of public affairs and communications projects, including conducting media searches, gathering news clippings, producing weekly internal publications, and writing/editing press releases and feature stories. Applicants should have strong writing ability with knowledge of Associated Press style. Graphics design experience in InDesign, Photoshop, and/or Adobe Illustrator is a plus.

The timeframes are:

– approximately May through August/September 2011, with consideration for follow-on semesters; or

– August/September through May 2012, with consideration for follow-on semesters.

Pay is $14.59 per hour for 20-40 hours per week.

Preferred majors: communications, journalism, mass communications/media studies, political communications or public relations.

Applicants must be U.S citizens and part- or full-time rising juniors/senior undergraduate or graduate students. Seniors graduating in May 2011 must be continuing in a part- or full-time graduate program in the Washington, D.C., area.

Applicant should forward their resumes to sandra.graham@navy.mil. Please submit a cover letter including the days and hours that you would be available based on a five-day work week with office hours between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Also include availability during the summer and fall/spring semesters. Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 8.

For any questions, call (202) 685-5055.

60.) Manager: Marketing & Public Relations, IT company in real estate field, Bloomfield & Company (Staffing Agency), Rockville, MD

The Company:

 Progressive (and growing!) IT company catering towards the informed real estate professional

 Work hard/play hard environment located in Rockville, MD. Office environment is inviting and “comfortable”.

 They value you: annual firm-wide bonus, 401K match, free parking, 20 days annual PTO

What you bring to the table:

 5-9 years of solid and progressive marketing and/or communications experience

 Social media savvy. You tweet, link(in), blog and facebook your way to increased exposure and messaging for your current firm. You have extensive experience with social media.

 A strong (and proven) grasp of language. You are a wizard with the written word with the examples to prove it.

 Energetic and upbeat personality. People like you and you thrive in a fast-paced and ever changing environment.

 A “team player” mentality. You are one part of a strong marketing support team.

 Degree (in marketing) preferred. Prior experience working in a real estate firm a major plus!

 Proactive nature with the ability to creatively take initiative

The Job:

 Manage all marketing and communications for this thriving, real estate organization!

 Social Media: Take the lead with all social media efforts.

 Build and nourish online and personal marketing “presence” and efforts.

 Manage and strategize all website and online marketing and branding.

 Secure and arrange speaking engagements on behalf of the firm.

 Manage all agency relationships—provide a clear measure of their successes.

Contact Brittny Newton newton@bloomfieldco.com.

61.) Instructor, Communications, Blue Mountain Community College, Pendleton, OR US

http://www.educationjobsite.com/jobs/instructor-communications-pendleton-or-31296299-job.html

62.) Senior Internal Communications Executive, Experian, Nottingham – Midlands, UK

http://www.internalcommsjobs.com/viewjob.asp?numStartRecord=0&numJobID=5276

*** From Brian Wagner:

Hey Ned, after reading JOTW for the last year, I finally have something to add of substance. I'm hiring and would love to post in your next newsletter. See below.

Cheers,

Brian Wagner

63.) PR Account Executive, Brown Lloyd James, Washington, D.C.

Brown Lloyd James, an energetic and fast growing public relations and public affairs firm specializing in domestic and international strategic communications, seeks an Account Executive for its Washington, D.C. office. 1-3 years experience required. Must be able to work independently, and have knowledge of international affairs, current events, media and the news industry. Foreign language skills are a plus. Must be able to start late May.

Principal Responsibilities:

• Work in close collaboration with Washington, D.C. and New York – based management and account directors on day-to-day media outreach and strategy

• Conduct face-to-face meetings with current and prospective clients

• Draft, distribute and pitch to domestic and international media including: print, broadcast and blogs

• Assist with logistics and content for large-scale events and high profile visits

• Proactively strategize client events, media campaigns, and pitch angles

• Provide background research and creative content for new business proposals and current projects

• Keep abreast of regulatory requirements and standards of best practice

Education Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required. Must have background in communications/PR/journalism, as well as working knowledge of foreign policy and international relations

Training, Skills, Knowledge and / or Experience:

• 1 – 3 years of professional experience or relevant graduate degree desired

• Foreign language skills (esp. Mandarin, Arabic) a plus.

• Ideal candidate must be able to work independent of guidance on any given day

• Must understand how to use and advise clients on relevant social media tools

How to Apply:

• Send an e-mail with attached resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to jobs@brownlloydjames.com

• Starting salary in the low 30s.

*** From Stephen Payne:

Hi Ned, I have a new position opening here at Feld Entertainment I was hoping you could include in an upcoming Job of the Week. Hope you are well.

Steve

64.) National Public Relations Director, Feld Entertainment, Vienna, VA

Job Functions:

The primary responsibility of the National Public Relations Director is to establish the PR campaign strategy for each circus. Then, he/she must develop the tactical PR campaign executions and Event Marketing & Sales (EMS) tools. Tactical PR campaign executions and EMS tools include:

• Creating key messages for each edition of The Greatest Show On Earth

• Creating and developing the public relations materials that support the new show including: Media Drops, On-Line Media Guide, Video Press Kit, Promoter Guides, Pitch Book, Press Materials, Bios, etc.

Finally, he/she must provide campaign execution direction to the Ringling Brand Marketing Team, National PR agency, the Regional Public Relations Managers, and the corporate PR department.

Responsible for the day-to-day monitoring and maintenance of the PR campaigns:

• Regular monitoring and analysis of the media coverage to determine if they are on message

• Updating PR materials so they stay current

• Provide oversight and strategic review of local PR events and coverage

• Oversee media training for key show performers

• Provide support to National PR agency for national publicity events; suggest media opportunities and assist in securing national press coverage

• Be the primary contact with the circus units on PR matters related to the show

• Manage a staff of 3 PR professionals

• Develop and manage the PR budget

• Provide support to the Corporate Communications Department on an as needed basis

Experience Required:

• At least 7-10 years experience in developing PR campaigns (Experience with an entertainment company a plus)

• A keen understanding of the media and how to effectively reach them

• Prior staff and budget management experience

Skills Required:

• Ability to interface with multiple levels within and outside the Feld organization

• Ability to manage agencies in meeting tight deadlines

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Highly organized

• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

• Ability to adapt within a changing organization

• Ability to work under pressure

• Strong written and oral communication skills

• Approximately 40% travel required

Education:

• College degree required

Reports to: Vice President, Corporate Communications

To apply hrjobs@feldinc.com

65.) Instructor, Communication Skills (half-time), Western Technical College, La Crosse, WI

http://www.educationjobsite.com/jobs/instructor-communication-skills-half-time-la-crosse-wi-32647384-job.html

66.) National Manager Social Media, Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, NJ

http://careersatverizonwireless.com/basking-ridge/corporate-communications/national-manager-social-media-jobs

67.) MGR PUBLIC RELATIONS, Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, NJ

http://careersatverizonwireless.com/basking-ridge/corporate-communications/mgr-public-relations-jobs

68.) Communications Analyst, Office of the Inspector General, Department Of Homeland Security, Washington DC

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=98807694

69.) International Product Marketing, RF Power, NXP Semiconductors Boston, MA

NXP Semiconductors provides High Performance Mixed Signal and Standard Product solutions that leverage its leading RF, Analog, Power Management, Interface, Security, Digital Processing and Manufacturing expertise. These innovations are used in a wide range of automotive, industrial, consumer, lighting, medical, computing and identification applications. Headquartered in Europe, the company has about 28,000 employees working in more than 25 countries and posted sales of USD 3.8 billion in 2009.

NXP has one of the strongest portfolios of high performance mixed signal solutions in the industry, ranging from high performing ICs in RF, Data Converter, Power & Lighting Solutions, Logic and Interface to ARM-based 32-bit Microcontrollers. Combined with best-in-class design-in support, NXP enables innovative solutions, fully answering customers’ needs. The next generation of applications in the area of Communications, Computing, Consumer and Industrial will strongly benefit from the enhanced processing capabilities and technology NXP has to offer. NXP’s technology expertise enables delivery of innovative, easy to implement solutions that meet even the most demanding customers’ requirements.

Dept # 4220

Your Responsibilities:

Within Product Line RF Power & Base Stations, the International Product Marketer (IPM) has a shared responsibility for the creation and execution of the marketing and product strategy within a defined market segment. The IPM develops and executes marketing plans to ensure the growth of the PL’s sales and market share. In particular:

• Sales and market share in the Aerospace, Defense, Broadcast and ISM markets.

• Drive design-in activities at key customers, in close co-operation with the sales organization

• Develop and manage customer relations with selected customers

• Understanding customer needs, anticipating market trends and translate these into product definitions (for roadmap), in co-operation with colleague IPM’s and the Development Manager

• Prepare and defend business cases for such new products and participate in project teams

• Establish and implement price policy, participate in (or support) regular price negotiations

• Responsible for planning (STP, MTP, LTP) and sales budget for allocated customers, products or regions

• Prepare promotion material and plans for product portfolio in co-operation with our Marcom team.

• Create and maintain the product presentations

• Analyze competitor products and market trends

Your Profile:

• Team player

• Experience with Aerospace and Defense market a plus.

• Experience in product marketing/sales of Semiconductors products

• Experience in marketing, product/market portfolio management.

• Have a pro-active attitude

• Fluent in English.

• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

• Preferably US citizen as role will require interfacing with US defense companies.

• 25% – 35% travel required primarily within the Americas

Contacts: Carrie Wilson (902-947-7462)

http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_nxp/external/gateway.do?functionName=viewFromLink&jobPostId=17413

70.) Marketing Intern, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs, CO

http://andrewhudsonsjobslist.com/index.cfm?PID=805&ID=7642,26979,0&S=ijolrioruwr#cmz

71.) Senior Account Executive/Account Supervisor, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, San Francisco, California

http://jobs.iabc.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site%5Fid=65&jb=7904111

72.) Public Health Advocacy and Communication Intern, American Lung Association, Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=30535757

73.) Sr. Assoc. Director for Congressional Affairs and Communications, Federal Housing Finance Agency, Washington, DC

http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=97454208

74.) Public Affairs Consultant – Clinical Trials Mgmt, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

http://www.mayo-clinic-jobs.com/job/Rochester-Public-Affairs-Consultant-Clinical-Trials-Mgmt-Job-MN-55901/1230751/

75.) Adjuncts – Fashion Research & Communication, Marymount University, Arlington, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=29951777

76.) Associate Marketing Communications Mgr, Reed Elsevier, Bridgewater, NJ

http://jobview.monster.com/Associate-Marketing-Communications-Mgr-Job-Bridgewater-NJ-98391233.aspx

77.) DIRECTOR, GLOBAL MARCOM, Microsoft, Redmond, WA

We’re looking for a smart, talented and experienced marketing professional to join the CMG Global MarCom Team at Microsoft, specifically working on global campaigns for Windows Consumer.

In this role, you will be part of a cross-functional team of campaign discipline experts including media planning, measurement & learning, and digital marketing that shape audience perceptions of Windows Consumer. You will also work closely with other disciplines such as product marketing, brand, PR, and events, as well as Microsoft’s advertising agency and internal product marketing teams, You will also be working with the MarCom teams in our major markets such as US, Canada, UK, Germany, France and Australia to ensure local market implementation of global advertising campaigns.

The ideal candidate will be skilled at facilitating the development and championing of great advertising and integrated marketing efforts. You will need to have had extensive experience in creative advertising process (developing Marcom briefs, creative feedback process, casting, production, and localization) for television and print advertising, with experience on either the client or agency side.

In addition, you will need to have:

Excellent creative sensibility

10-15 years of advertising experience, preferably in television and print disciplines (creative briefing, creative review, production, etc) for a consumer, technology and/or retail marketing

Experience working on a large, global campaign is also a positive.

Advertising agency experience and an MBA are both considered a plus

Strong team leadership and project management skills

Great communication and collaboration skills

Strong analytical capabilities

At Microsoft, we believe that diversity enriches our performance and products, the communities where we live and work, and the lives of our employees. As our workforce evolves to reflect the growing diversity of our communities and the global marketplace, our efforts to understand, value, and incorporate differences.

http://www.microsoft-careers.com/job/Redmond-DIRECTOR,-GLOBAL-MARCOM-Job-WA-98052/1109169/

78.) Marcom Career Development Manager, National Instruments, Austin, TX

https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_nationalinstruments/external/jobDetails.do?functionName=getJobDetail&jobPostId=1827

79.) Director, Brand Management & Marcom, Pogo!, Electronic Arts, Redwood City, CA

https://jobs.ea.com/search/view.do?id=a0z50000000kvgfAAA

80.) Director, Marketing & Communications, John C. Lincoln Hospitals, Phoenix, AZ

http://jobview.monster.com/Director-Marketing-Communications-Job-Phoenix-AZ-98821115.aspx

81.) Online Managing Editor, King5.com, SEATTLE, WA

http://www.king5.com/on-tv/employment/Online-Managing-Editor–120285754.html

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82.) Traveling Phlebotomist, American Red Cross, Wichita, KS

http://bit.ly/gYuMlu

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*** Weekly Piracy Report:

21.04.2011: 0204 UTC: Posn: 13:17N – 059:06E: around 365nm southeast of Salalah, Oman. (Off Somalia).

Armed pirates in a skiff approached a bulk carrier underway. The pirates managed to board the vessel and take the crew as hostage. Further report awaited.

19.04.2011: 0355 LT: Posn: 01:42.33N – 101:27.16E, Dumai inner anchorage, Indonesia.

About 6-7 robbers in a wooden boat approached a chemical tanker at anchor. Duty deck crew noticed one robber onboard and immediately informed D/O. Alarm raised and crew mustered. The robber jumped overboard and escaped with the other robbers. Master made several attempts to contact the port control but received no response. Nothing stolen.

15.04.2011: 0150 LT: Posn: 01:41.6N – 101:29.8E, Dumai inner anchorage, Indonesia.

Three robbers boarded a tanker at anchor and entered the engine room by breaking the padlock to the steering gear room entrance. One of the robbers threatened the 3rd/Eng with a knife and pushed him to the corner of the store room. The oiler on duty saw the robbers and ran towards the control room and raised the alarm. The robbers escaped the same way they came. Crew safe. Port authorities informed.

13.04.2011: 1239 LT: Posn: 05:16N – 002:05E: around 67nm SxW of Cotonou, Benin.

Ten armed robbers boarded a chemical tanker at anchor. The vessel sent a SSAS alert. The piracy reporting centre contacted the authorities and requested assistance for the crew and vessel. Further information indicated that the robbers left the vessel on 14 April 2011after stealing crew and ship property. All crew safe.

12.04.2011: 0730 LT: Posn: 14:22N – 042:36E: Southern Red Sea.

About five pirates in a skiff approached a bulk carrier underway. All crew went into citadel while bridge team increased speed, enforced anti piracy measures and contacted authorities. Later the skiff aborted the attempt and moved away.

12.04.2011: 1218 UTC: Posn: 13:40N – 049:56E, Gulf of Aden.

Six pirates armed with RPG and guns in a skiff chased and fired upon a product tanker underway with intent to hijack. Master raised alarm. Armed security team onboard the vessel exchanged fire with the skiff resulting in the skiff moving away.

Suspicious sighting: this incidnet will not appear in the IMB statistics.

11.04.2011: 2220 LT: Posn: 03:22.7N – 104:49.5E, 50 nm SE of Pulau Mangkai, South China Sea.

Duty crew onboard a chemical tanker underway noticed a suspicious speed boat doing 6/7 knots at a distance of 6 nm. Master raised alarm, sounded horn, increased speed; crew mustered and switched on all deck lights. The suspicious boat came close to a distance of 2.4 nm from the tanker and then moved away.

11.04.2011: 1005 UTC: Posn: 12:31N – 043:38E, Gulf of Aden.

A passenger ship underway noticed a group of about 20 skiffs near the port bow at a distance of 3nm. Five skiffs were seen to break out from this group and head towards the vessel. At a distance of around 600-700 meters the armed security team noticed around five to seven pirates armed with RPG and guns were seen in each skiff and instructed all crew members to stay inside the ship. As the skiffs approached closer the security team fired warning shots and the skiffs moved away. At the same time three more skiffs approached the vessel from the stbd side at a distance of 800 meters. The security team noticed arms onboard these skiffs and fired warning shots when the skiffs closed to a distance of 600 – 300 meters. The pirates aborted the attempted attack and moved away. Master informed a warship in the vicinity and all ships in the area via VHF channel16.

10.04.2010: 1115 UTC: Posn: 12:02N – 045:08E: Gulf of Aden.

While underway a chemical tanker noticed one white and one blue skiff heading towards the vessel. Four persons were seen in the white skiff and five persons in the blue skiff. Crew alerted and armed security guards made themselves on the bridge wings. The skiffs approached to around 500 meters and the security team fired warning shots resulting in the skiffs moving away. The skiffs continued to follow the vessel for around 15minutes before finally moving away.

08.04.2011: 0234 UTC: Posn: 18:25N – 057:27E: 30nm off Ras al Masirah, Oman (Off Somalia).

About ten pirates armed with weapons boarded a general cargo ship underway. The ten crew members went into the citadel and requested for assistance. Pirates managed to get access into the citadel and took hostage the crew members and took command of the vessel.

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