JOTW 28-2011


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JOTW 28-2011

Note: JOTW 27-2011 was not published.

July 11, 2011

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This is newsletter number 884

“The Creator made Italy from designs by Michaelangelo.”

–Mark Twain

*** Welcome to the JOTW network. This issue of the JOTW newsletter comes to you from Italy. Or Turkey, or somewhere. Maybe. Perhaps.

*** Last week’s JOTW was not published following my hard drive crash, which occurred just a couple of hours before I departed on a trip. I apologize for the inconvenience. I do thank the scores of emails I received from you, my fellow nedworkers, who have been very understanding, and forgiving.

*** I have been informed that BlogHarbor, which has hosted JOTW for several years, is ceasing operations in October. I have to find JOTW a new home.

*** If you submitted a job for last week’s JOTW, which was lost when my hard drive crashed on 1 July, please resubmit.

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In this issue:

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

1.) Sr. Director, Internal Communications, Kellogg’s, Battle Creek, MI

2.) Communications Specialist, Kellogg’s, Battle Creek, MI

3.) Public Relations Account Director (Full Time), Jones Public Affairs, Cambridge Mass.

4.) Digital Media Account Supervisor (Full Time), Jones Public Affairs, Cambridge Mass.

5.) Advocacy Account Supervisor (Full Time), Jones Public Affairs, Cambridge, Mass.

6.) Corporate Communications Manager, Federal Realty Investment Trust, Rockville, MD

7.) External Relations Professional, IBM, New York, NY

8.) Business Communications Manager, Schneider Electric, Raleigh, NC

9.) Director – Social Media, Folio Investing, McLean, VA

10.) Public Affairs Communications Consultant – Media Relations, Pioneer Hi-Bred, Johnston, IA

11.) Manager, Community Affairs, United Technologies Corporation, Hartford, CT

12.) ACCOUNT DIRECTOR, TMP Government, LLC, McLean, VA

13.) Assistant Dean of External Affairs, University of Pennsylvania, School of Design, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

14.) Director of Development and Communications, Little Flower Children & Family Services, Brooklyn, NY & Long Island

14.) Media Planner, Rapp Communications, El Segundo, CA

15.) Communications Specialist, DeVry University, Downers Grove, Illinois

16.) VP PreK-12, Widmeyer Communications, either New York, NY or Washington, DC.

17.) Marketing & Sales Specialist, Capitol Broadcasting Company – News Over Wireless, Raleigh, NC

18.) Online Communications Specialist, German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), Washington, DC

19.) Manager of Proposal Development, Crowell & Moring LLP, Washington, DC

20.) Service Manager, AgencyEA , Chicago, Illinois

21.) Hoofstock Keeper, Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham, AL

*** Weekly Piracy Report

…and more! Scroll down and see them all!

*** One Paragraph Pitch:

Send your One Paragraph Pitch submissions to lundquist989@cs.com. You

can pitch yourself or your business anyway you want, as long as it’s

short and to the point. There is no waiting list.

*** Carmageddon:

I would have to be there when this happens:

http://blogs.laweekly.com/informer/2011/06/405_freeway_closure_july_16_17_traffic_los_angeles_subway.php

*** Let’s get to the jobs:

*** Two JOTW Can’t Wait postings from Kellogg’s

1.) Sr. Director, Internal Communications, Kellogg’s, Battle Creek, MI http://kelloggs.appone.com/Exempt/Menu.asp?ClientID=782&B_ID=33&ReqNumber=26091&SearchText=&KeyType=all&CatID=0&x=0&y=0

2.) Communications Specialist, Kellogg’s, Battle Creek, MI

http://kelloggs.appone.com/Exempt/Menu.asp?ClientID=782&B_ID=33&ReqNumber=26122&SearchText=&KeyType=all&CatID=0&x=0&y=0

*** JOTW “Can’t Wait” opportunities from Jones Public Affairs

Join the Fastest Growing Healthcare Communications Firm. Jones Public Affairs' is hiring professionals who are creative, intelligent, detail-oriented and demonstrate initiative. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter or fax it to 202-591-4020.

Healthcare Communication Job Openings:

3.) Public Relations Account Director (Full Time), Jones Public Affairs, Cambridge Mass.

More information is available at: http://www.jonespa.com/about/careers.

4.) Digital Media Account Supervisor (Full Time), Jones Public Affairs, Cambridge Mass.

More information is available at: http://www.jonespa.com/about/careers.

5.) Advocacy Account Supervisor (Full Time), Jones Public Affairs, Cambridge, Mass.

More information is available at: http://www.jonespa.com/about/careers.

*** From Mark Sofman:

6.) Corporate Communications Manager, Federal Realty Investment Trust, Rockville, MD

http://bit.ly/owBoAl

7.) External Relations Professional, IBM, New York, NY

http://bit.ly/prM1cW

8.) Business Communications Manager, Schneider Electric, Raleigh, NC

http://bit.ly/q9H3Za

9.) Director – Social Media, Folio Investing, McLean, VA

http://bit.ly/oZA1G2 (you'll have to scroll down)

10.) Public Affairs Communications Consultant – Media Relations, Pioneer Hi-Bred, Johnston, IA

http://bit.ly/qEZDBD

11.) Manager, Community Affairs, United Technologies Corporation, Hartford, CT

http://bit.ly/nJHR7c

*** From Adam Konowe:

TMP Government is looking to fill the following position, so thanks in advance for including this listing in next Monday’s JOTW newsletter.

Adam Konowe

Vice President, Client Strategy (Aerospace & Defense)

TMP Government, LLC

12.) ACCOUNT DIRECTOR, TMP Government, LLC, McLean, VA

Manage primary relationship with clients on assigned accounts. Identify client needs/challenges and recommend strategic solutions, incorporating appropriate TMP products and services.

• Manage primary client relationship and ensure satisfaction with every aspect of the agency

• Diversify and grow assigned accounts organically to ensure client retention

• Work closely with the client on an ongoing basis to discuss goals, identify opportunities and recommend TMP’s products/services where appropriate

• Maintain and distribute account information including creative and media briefs, client history, conference reports, etc.

• Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams

• Delegate work to account team when appropriate

• Work with Vice President to review monthly client activity and trend reports

• Attend meetings with new business when necessary

• Proactively gain industry knowledge by performing research and through internal channels

• Develop networking connections through industry organizations and events

• Other duties as assigned

• 5+ years’ progressive related experience

• Aerospace & defense experience preferred; experience working with the federal government or government contractors highly desirable

• Relevant Bachelor’s degree

• Strong customer service focus/skills

• Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills

• Ability to articulate client needs

• Ability to identify opportunities and scope targeted solutions

• Ability to build and maintain long-term client relationships

• Creative problem solving

• Ability to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team

• Knowledge of interactive and traditional media

• Ability to prioritize, multi-task, manage complex workload and handle pressure

• Exposure to HR, recruiting, marketing and/or communications

• Proficient with MS Office suite

• Ability to travel as necessary

Apply at: http://www.jobsattmp.com/mclean-jobs

TMP Worldwide is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V.

13.) Assistant Dean of External Affairs, University of Pennsylvania, School of Design, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=22428

14.) Director of Development and Communications, Little Flower Children & Family Services, Brooklyn, NY & Long Island

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=22432

14.) Media Planner, Rapp Communications, El Segundo, CA

The Media Planner is the day-to-day steward of communication plans for assigned brands. The Media Planner develops and maintains a strong knowledge of their clients’ business and applies his/her understanding of media with this knowledge to deliver against the clients’ needs/objectives. The Media Planner will be able to produce customized regional media plans, organize multi-channel campaigns, manage budgets and generate detailed client reports.

Responsibilities:

•Issue monthly budget, billing and lead reports

•Develop supportive material for the Media Director, i.e., computation of rates, circulation analysis, closing dates, ratings, and related information

•Daily management of the media plan including oversight of buy recommendations, execution details, budgets/accounting, etc.

•Evaluated all media from traditional to new media opportunities and make recommendations based on Client objectives and strategies.

•Develop clear and concise POV’s

•Reconciliation of discrepancies

•Develop and maintain strong relationships with sales representatives; investigate new media

•Develop and implement best media strategy for assigned accounts

•Manage and communicate appropriate media budgets with agency partners

•Work with in-house Analytics team to trend response data across various media channels (i.e. direct, digital, broadcast, etc.)

•Work with Client Service team to meet report deadlines

•Brainstorm new ways to maximize client’s marketing ROI

Required Skills

•Years Of Experience: 3 – 5 Years

•Bachelor’s degree required

•Excellent oral and written communication skills; presentation skills

•Experience with media planning across channels – specifically direct mail, online, and DRTV.

•Microsoft Office, with special emphasis on Excel using linked tabs, formulas, and pivot tables

•Knowledge of online and off line research tools (i.e. Simmons, SQAD, Kantar Media, MRI)

•Analytically-savvy, with solid organizational and problem-solving skills

•Detail oriented

•Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and multi-task

Job Location

El Segundo, CA, US.

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

http://hostedjobs.openhire.com/epostings/submit.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=291040&company_id=15701&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=978273&startflag=1

*** From Jennifer Hesse:

Hello Ned,

Hope you are doing well!

Would it be possible for you to post the position listed below? Please let me know if there is any additional information you need.

Best regards,

Jen Hesse

Jennifer Hesse

Talent Acquisition Consultant

DeVry University

North Brunswick, NJ 08902

15.) Communications Specialist, DeVry University, Downers Grove, Illinois

This position is responsible for preparing and reviewing communications for University Academics, ensuring that a consistent, targeted message is sent in communications and works with senior division and college leaders on their communications needs. Manages special focus University Academic communications such as academic annual reports and monitors and reviews communications to all audiences to ensure a consistent message is sent.

https://devryuniversity-devry.icims.com/jobs/24249/job

*** From Peg Toomey:

Please post our VP PreK-12 for Widmeyer Communications in either New York, NY or Washington, DC. Candidates should send email to: jobs@widmeyer.com with reference to job title in subject line: VP PK12.

Thanks.

Peg Toomey

Human Resources Director

Widmeyer Communications

Washington, DC

16.) VP PreK-12, Widmeyer Communications, either New York, NY or Washington, DC.

Candidates should send email to: jobs@widmeyer.com with reference to job title in subject line: VP PK12.

*** From Laura Blake:

17.) Marketing & Sales Specialist, Capitol Broadcasting Company – News Over Wireless, Raleigh, NC

Seeking a tech savvy sales professional to sell our mobile solutions to media companies across the country. This person will implement sales and marketing plans that will deploy new services with existing partners as well as grow our network with new partners. She/he will close sales by preparing proposals and following through to completion of the sales cycle; will establish and manage successful relationships with clients, including creation of sales collateral. This individual will additionally provide marketing support, such as blog posts, print deliverables and e-mail blasts as needed. Must be highly organized and have an engaging personality with excellent verbal and written communication skills; have an entrepreneurial attitude, and an ability to work in a new and emerging market. Must be computer savvy with a solid understanding of Internet communications, and be proficient with Microsoft Office. The job requires a four-year college degree with a marketing background preferred. A valid driver's license with clean driving record and a pre-employment drug screening are required. All candidates must apply online at www.cbc-raleigh.com. EOE M/F All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free.

*** From William Bohlen:

Thank you for passing this along!

18.) Online Communications Specialist, German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), Washington, DC

The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) is a non-partisan American public policy and grantmaking institution dedicated to promoting better understanding and cooperation between North America and Europe on transatlantic and global issues.

Job Summary:

The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) seeks an Online Communications Specialist to serve the web needs of a dynamic transatlantic organization. This position is based in Washington, DC, and is part of GMF’s Communications Team.

Reports To: Director, Communications

Key Areas of Responsibility:

• Editing the GMF website (www.gmfus.org), including posting content such that it attracts users and search engines, managing across the organization to identify and encourage (and even self-produce) new and relevant content, and generally ensuring that the GMF website is timely, relevant, and newsworthy;

• Mastery of the content management system (WordPress) for the GMF website;

• Promoting GMF content through social media and web promotion and partnerships;

• Monitoring web statistics, setting traffic goals, and developing and implementing strategies—including SEO—to drive traffic to the GMF website;

• Monitoring, utilization, and promotion of social media assets; stimulating conversation and engaging with followers of GMF social media handles;

• Managing a set of related GMF web properties, including www.brusselsforum.org and www.transatlantictrends.org;

• Working with and managing outside website vendors and contractors when necessary, including budgeting;

• Managing the livestreaming of GMF events and conferences;

• Serving as part of a communications team, with additional duties as warranted, including event management, media relations, drafting of press releases and media advisories;

• Participating in communications team effort on major international conferences; and

• Liaising with other departments to share information throughout the organization, and to ensure quality and consistency of external communications.

Qualifications and Requirements:

• A detail-oriented and strategic thinker with a strong interest and understanding of transatlantic issues and international relations.

• A minimum of a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Communication, International Relations, or another related field and 3 years of experience in editing website content, particularly with a policy-oriented focus.

• A demonstrated interest in foreign policy issues.

• Experience with promoting online material and generating traffic through SEO, social media, and AdWords.

• Excellent English-language skills, experience in editing copy.

• Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills.

• Experience managing vendor relationships and projects.

• Strong editing, website design/management, and technical skills, including familiarity with HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, and Photoshop software.

• Experience working on a website through a content management system (please specify).

• Demonstrated entrepreneurial initiative.

• Experience building and editing WordPress themes and developing plugins is a plus.

• Experience in developing Flash-based animations and animated content is a plus.

• Proven ability to work independently within a team environment.

• Ability to travel internationally to support large international conferences.

Application Process:

To be considered for this position, please forward cover letter, current resume, and URLs of websites you have built, developed, or managed, along with salary requirement, to hr@gmfus.org. Please reference job title in the subject line. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only contact candidates of interest.

GMF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

http://www.gmfus.org/cs/about_gmf/careers/online_communications_specialist

*** From Dean Mosones:

Ned,

A colleague of mine just turned me onto your site as a great resource. Would it be possible to add the following to your site?

Thank you and please let me know if you have any questions.

Dean Mosones

Asst. Director, Business Development & Competitive Intelligence

Crowell & Moring LLP

Washington, D.C. 20004

19.) Manager of Proposal Development, Crowell & Moring LLP, Washington, DC

Reply to: Staff Recruiter at opportunities@crowell.com

*** From Kris Gallagher, ABC:

20.) Service Manager, AgencyEA , Chicago, Illinois

Organization Profile

AgencyEA (www.agencyea.com ) is an experiential marketing agency with a passion for pushing creative boundaries. We are designers of experiences and architects of ideas, taking brands from passive presence to active engagement.

Job Overview

The Client Service Manager (CSM) will serve as a strategic and tactical client ally to help clients achieve the critical thinking, execution, satisfaction and ROI they expect from EA while also supporting the Business Development Director (BDD) to solicit and close new opportunities and achieving target profit margins on each assignment.

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

Business Development –

Act as primary partner and liaison with BDD’s for developing strategically and creatively compelling presentations to secure business for the agency

Ensure that Creative, Production and Marketing teams are well versed on the goals, objectives and strategies necessary to create and write successful pitches and leave-behind materials

Work directly with prospect, as necessary and appropriate, to clarify and/or request additional information from them beyond what was originally communicated by the responsible BDD in order to successfully pitch and win their business

Coordinate check in points with the BDD during the creative process to ensure that the direction being developed is consistent with and fulfills known client objectives

Coordinate with BDD to have presentation materials finalized based on the original timeline proposed by the BDD

Be prepared to articulate and defend to the BDD the creative recommendations from EA

Participate in the face-to-face or phone presentations to the prospect with the BDD

For assigned business, work with the BDD to ensure a coordinated, timely and detailed handoff for ongoing communications with the client

Account Management –

Establish role as client's primary point-of-contact in the EA relationship once a project has been assigned

Foster both immediate and long-term trust, confidence and retention through client immersion process

Become principal liaison between client and all agency departments on matters relating to assignments or capabilities

Ensure that client requests and expectations are met quickly and efficiently

Plan and coordinate routine and long-term tasks and schedules

Ensure that contract obligations/compliance, quality standards and expectations are consistently being met through the ongoing relationship

Conduct a formal client audit annually, if possible, to ensure that EA is meeting client expectations across all areas of the agency

Conduct periodic reviews with clients to forecast coming quarter or yearly needs

Proactively determine where new sources of client growth are available and penetrate those areas through the support of existing client contact

Client Growth –

Use internal/external resources to understand client’s industry, competition, goals and needs

Identify opportunities for clients based on thoughtful research surrounding client’s marketing, event, and other experiential strategies

Know where clients are active in the community and become active in those areas if appropriate

Become an ambassador for EA at various professional group and association meetings where the agency can be exposed to potential clients

Maintain active contact with people and trends in the industry that can make a positive difference in client relationships

Internal Communications –

Be an astute and accurate interpreter of client feedback to all internal EA teams

Facilitate the timely and accurate implementation of EA deliverables

Work closely with Creative Services, Production and Marketing to conceptualize experiential programming for clients

Foster exceptional service and performance among EA team members

Provide support to team members in performing and completing all client projects

Work with Production team to stay within approved budget and profit margin

Attend team meetings and openly share best practices or other recent experience with colleagues

Manage and maintain contact database in Salesforce

Job Qualifications

See the “Job Description.”

Compensation & Benefits

Competitive. To be discussed at time of interview.

How To Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to Rick at rweber@agencyea.com. In the subject line of your e-mail, be sure to include “Client Service Manager – BSN.”

*** JOTW Weekly alternative selection:

*** From Mark Sofman:

21.) Hoofstock Keeper, Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham, AL

http://bit.ly/nm1NhG

*** Weekly Piracy Report:

22.01.2009: 2050 LT: Pampallia port, Peru.

A chemical tanker, at berth was boarded by an unknown number of robbers, while cargo operations were in progress. The deck security watchman was found to be beaten up and tied up. Upon searching, no robbers were found onboard. Authorities were informed and a coast guard boat arrived and conducted an investigation. Ship’s stores were stolen. Injured crew was sent ashore for medical treatment and later returned to vessel.

19.01.2009: 2300 LT: Tema roads, Ghana.

Robbers boarded a container ship at anchor. They broke into a container and escaped with its contents and other ship's stores.

17.01.2009: 2200 LT: Posn: 04:10N – 007:14E, bonny offshore terminal, SPM-1, Nigeria.

Robbers armed with automatic weapons and explosives boarded and attacked a line tug being used by a tanker undergoing loading operations. The line tug captain was killed in the attack. The robbers later approached the tanker and threw grenades which luckily did not hit the tanker. Robbers gained entry into the accommodation by firing on one of the accommodation doors. The crew locked themselves in the engine room for safety. Crew and ship's property was stolen by the robbers. The attack lasted nearly one hour. All crew are safe.

11.01.2009: 0255 LT: Guanta port, Venezuela.

Four robbers armed with long knives boarded a container ship during cargo operations. They broke open one reefer container and stole contents from it. Upon seeing the watchman, the robbers escaped. Port police informed.

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