JOTW 39-2011


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JOTW 39-2011

September 26, 2011

This is newsletter number 894

“Patience is the greatest of all virtues.”

– Cato the Elder

“I hear YouTube, Twitter and Facebook are merging to form a super Social Media site – YouTwitFace”

– Conan O'Brien

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In this issue:

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*** One Paragraph Pitch

1.) T/A Tech Writer, EB Groton Shipyard, Electric Boast Division, General Dynamics, Groton, RI

2.) Multi-Media Assistant, Blandin Foundation, Grand Rapids, Minnesota

3.) Account Supervisor-PR Agency, Child's Play Communications, NY, NY

4.) Writer, Marketing and Communications, Vanguard, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

5.) Web Designer, Flights Product, TripAdvisor, Newton, Massachusetts

6.) Social Media Specialist, Samuel Adams, Boston Beer Company, Boston, Massachusetts

7.) Manager of Executive Communications, Freelancers Union, Brooklyn, New York

8.) ACCOUNT COORDINATOR, LeapFrog Solutions, Oakton, VA

9.) Grants and Communications Coordinator, Literacy Partners, New York, New York

10.) Account Director, Healthcare communications consultancy, Boston, MA

11.) External Affairs Assistant, Literacy Partners, New York, New York

12.) Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Public Relations, School of Mass Communications, University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla.

13.) Manager of Development and Communications, ReadWorks, New York, New York

14.) Public Relations Account Executive, B2B strategic communications company, Newtown, PA

15.) Director of External Relations, University of Southern California – Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, Los Angeles, CA

16.) Graphic Designer, Johnson Outdoors, Racine, WI

17.) Account Supervisor, Lou Hammond & Associates, New York, NY

18.) Homeplace Manager – Casa Herradura, Brown-Forman Beverages, Jalisco, MEXICO

19.) Manager, Global Corporate Communications, Century Aluminum Company, Monterey, CA

20.) Communications Manager, Land OLakes, Arden Hills, MN

21.) Social Media/Marketing/PR Coordinator, Trinity Irish Dancers, Chicago, IL

22.) Manager, Executive Communications, General Motors, Detroit, MI

23.) Internship – Global Internal Communications Department, The Linde Group, Munich, Germany

24.) Manager, Marketing Communication, Shentel, Edinburg, VA

25.) Communication Group Manager, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA

26.) Senior Communication Specialist, LORD Corporation, Cary, NC

27.) Editorial Services and Web Content Director, American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Alexandria, VA

28.) Corporate Communications Specialist, Bank of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK

29.) Communications Coordinator, KB Home, Los Angeles, CA

30.) Director of Internet Marketing, BizLab, Menomonee Falls, WI

31.) Executive Director Public Relations, Revel Atlantic City, Atlantic City, NJ

32.) Communications and Multi Media Liaison, Gift of Life Donor, Philadelphia, PA

33.) Associate Program Manager, Marketing Communications, Liberty Mutual Group, Dover, NH

34.) Copywriter III, Cardinal Health, Dublin, OH

35.) Marketing Manager, NASDAQ OMX, Rockville, Maryland

36.) Marketing and Communications Manager, Brooklyn Children's Museum, Brooklyn, New York

37.) Programming Editor, DSO, AARP, Washington, DC

38.) Advertising Faculty Position, The University of Texas at Austin (2011-12), Austin, TX

39.) Advertising Faculty Position, The University of Texas at Austin (2011-12), Austin, TX

40.) Manager, Electronic Media, MeadWestvaco, Richmond, VA

41.) Communications Specialist (Job Number 1100001973), ICF International , Rockville, MD

42.) Lei Greeter, Leis of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

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*** The TSA agent at Dulles inspecting my boarding this past week took a good long look at me and smiled when she handed my boarding pass and passport back to me. “You look different. I think you’ve lost weight.”

*** The Lufthansa stewardess on my FRA-IAD flight came through the cabin handing out jars of baby food. “It’s quite good, actually,” she said. “It tastes like yogurt.”

*** If you ever get the opportunity to travel to Hamburg, be sure to see the Maritime Museum and the world’s largest collection of miniature ship models…more than 43,000 of them.

*** I decided to watch the beginning of Alien on the plane to London last week. Turns out channel six had no audio. I ended up watching the entire movie with no sound, and saw all kinds of interesting details I had never noticed before.

*** Normally, flights coming from the U.S. to Honolulu fly over the big island, with Maui and Molokai on the right side of the airplane to the north. When arriving at Honolulu yesterday we came in from the northeast, over Kaneohe. I’ve never done that before. Oahu looks very different from that perspective.

*** Another airline movie first for me:

I always thought watching a movie on an iPod was stupid. But I watched 2012 on my iPod after my son loaded a bunch of his movies on my iPod. I actually found the viewing experience not unreasonable. The plot of 2012 WAS *%$#ing stupid, however.

It reminded me of a movie that came out some years ago called “Drive In,” in which the movie that was on the screen while the kids were all doing their thing at the drive in theater on a summer night in Texas was called “Disaster 76.” Every kind of disaster rolled into one movie. Only one guy survives, and he was in every disaster.

*** Causing a stir:

Have you shipped off a box (or two) of school supplies to our U.S. forces in Kabul who are working with their colleagues with the British Army in supporting two orphanages and a school? This is pretty easy. And even some crayons will help.

I recommend a “Priority Mail” box from the U.S. Postal Service. If it fits, it ships, for one low flat-rate. How much school supplies can you fit in a box?

Here are some photos of the school supplies that have been received and are being distributed.

Send school supplies to Tom at:

Tom Clementson


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ISAF Joint Command


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*** Let’s get to the jobs:

1.) T/A Tech Writer, EB Groton Shipyard, Electric Boat Division, General Dynamics, Groton, RI

2.) Multi-Media Assistant, Blandin Foundation, Grand Rapids, Minnesota

*** From Julie Livingston:

Dear Ned,

Can you post the following job on JOTW? Thanks, Julie

3.) Account Supervisor-PR Agency, Child's Play Communications, NY, NY

About Your Company

Child's Play Communications specializes exclusively in public relations, social media and word-of-mouth communications for products and services targeted to moms. Based in New York City, the agency has launched an exciting array of proprietary services to engage this influential market through traditional media, online and in-person, including the award-winning Team Mom, the agency's own network of mom review-bloggers. Recent company awards have included Bulldogs PR Innovation of the Year and Social Media Innovator of the Year. For additional information, please visit our Web site, our blog, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.

Job Requirements

or Qualifications

Childs Play Communications, award-winning specialists in public relations, social media and word-of- mouth communications targeting moms, seeks an Account Supervisor with 5-7 years PR agency and consumer-product experience, ideally with brands targeted to women. A successful applicant will have a real understanding of strategy, excellent writing skills, top-notch placement results, background supervising staff and the ability to thrive in an intimate and fast-paced environment. Extensive experience in social media is a major plus.


Strategizing client programs

Pitching consumer media

Writing press materials

Maintaining regular client contact

Managing client social media networks (blogs, Facebook and Twitter)

Assisting with new business creative


5-7 years agency consumer product PR experience

Excellent writing skills

Experience managing client blog, Twitter and Facebook programs

Proven traditional and social media results

A passion for PR

Plays well with others

Total Work Exp

5-7 years


Dental, Health

Contact: Stephanie Azzarone

*** From Bill Seiberl;ich:

4.) Writer, Marketing and Communications, Vanguard, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

5.) Web Designer, Flights Product, TripAdvisor, Newton, Massachusetts,-Flights-Product/110884.html

6.) Social Media Specialist, Samuel Adams, Boston Beer Company, Boston, Massachusetts


The best people are the best ingredients for our World Class company. Add yourself to the mix at The Boston Beer Company.

Just like our beer is the result of the perfect mix to the finest ingredients and products, our world-class company is the result of the perfect combination of high quality talent.

The Boston Beer Company is constantly looking to add “new ingredients” to increase the quality of our organization. That “new ingredient” could be you!

We are currently looking for a Social Media Specialist in Boston.

Working as part of the Brand Development group, the Social Media Specialist will be responsible for executing the company's social media strategy. The ideal candidate will be digital-savvy and have experience in Public Relations and social media, including strategic planning, content development, corporate communication, social media strategy and measurement.

Ingredients To Be A Successful Social Media Specialist:

Monitor/listen to online conversations within the social web about Samuel Adams and competition while reporting key insights and recommendations.

Manage Samuel Adams’ day-to-day activities on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social channels, to connect with customers, generate content and drive positive brand sentiment.

Manage creation and sending of monthly consumer newsletter

Manage Samuel Adams blog

Provide insights and help other marketing team members achieve their objectives through social media

Become the brand advocate on various social platforms, engage in dialogue.

Own relationships with beer blogs. Communicate company offerings and create engagement opportunities.

To Be Mixed With:

3+ years work experience in digital media, social media, or interactive marketing

Active blogger, micro-blogger, and user of social media technologies

Be seen as a thought leader by staying ahead of trends in social media marketing, emerging media, and online communications

Extraordinary communication and copywriting skills

A strong understanding of the Samuel Adams brand, and ability to communicate the company voice on each social media platform, balancing the desire to reflect brand personality with the need to protect corporate reputation.

Experience with Twitter, Facebook Fan Page Administration, Custom YouTube Channels, Google Analytics, Buddy Media, Radian6, and other established social media tools and platforms

Experience with email marketing tools like Bronto

Experience marketing alcoholic beverages a plus.

And Served to You With…

A variety of benefits including extensive training programs, excellent healthcare, a discount stock purchase plan, a 401K program with a generous company match and a competitive compensation package.


Boston Beer Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to help ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who wish to request accommodation in the job application process can contact 888.800.2424 for assistance.

7.) Manager of Executive Communications, Freelancers Union, Brooklyn, New York

*** From Mark Nelson:

Hi Ned. Please post the attached listing on your next JOTW. Thanks.

Mark Nelson

Mark Nelson

LeapFrog Solutions, Inc.

Oakton, VA

8.) ACCOUNT COORDINATOR, LeapFrog Solutions, Oakton, VA

LeapFrog Solutions, a woman-owned small business, strategic marketing communications firm on a fast growth track with the federal government, seeks an experienced, motivated and energetic Account Coordinator to join our account management team.


Following is the general nature and level of work to be performed.

Provides assistance to the account team in the day-to-day management of a large government account and develops the skills necessary to advance to the position of Account Executive.

Provides overall administrative support to the account management team with duties including:

• Client project support and coordination

• Support team with conference/event logistics and planning duties

• Support team with public relations tasks including research, media monitoring, writing, stakeholder outreach, issues management, assembling press kits, social media marketing

• Support team with call center management and reporting

• Facilitate client project action items

• Research support

• General government contract support

• Attend creative team and Account Manager's meetings, LFS staff and sales meetings, and others as requested


• B.A./B.S. or equivalent experience

• 2-4 years of communications/marketing experience

• Project management experience

• Some familiarity with government agencies and contracting procedures

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PPT and Outlook

• Ability to work as a team player and independently in a fast-paced environment

• Maintain discretion when handling sensitive and confidential matters


• Marketing communications industry experience

• Some branding, print, web and multimedia production and management experience and understanding

• Excellent prior client management/relations experience

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite including Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project (or similar project management tool)

• Multi-tasker, team player, personable and goal-driven

• Attention to detail, deadlines, accounts

• Positive, can-do attitude, flexible, organized

• Commercial and government, especially federal, industry experience


Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter and resume to and place “Account Coordinator” in subject header. This is a full time position.

LeapFrog Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of LeapFrog Solutions, Inc. to provide opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed, color, religious belief, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or veterans status.

9.) Grants and Communications Coordinator, Literacy Partners, New York, New York

*** From Scott White:

10.) Account Director, Healthcare communications consultancy, Boston, MA

Our client, one of the country’s top healthcare communications consulting firms, is looking for an Account Director who has deep B2B marketing communications experience to join their team. This is a full-time role in their Boston headquarters. The AD will work with leading, global pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, diagnostic and device companies, contract research and health services firms, professional and industry organizations and academic medicine and government agencies. The material tends be highly scientific and complex and we’re looking for candidates who have the aptitude and passion for this type of content – and who love delving into it.

In this role, the AD will be involved with all aspects of strategy development and tactical implementation for a host of the firm’s clients. Work includes positioning, message development and communications plan development. Campaign work is broad and diverse and depending on the client and their needs, may include advertising, direct and e-mail campaigns, conferences, seminars and other events, writing press releases, media alerts, backgrounders, web and another content, management of webinar and podcast projects, etc. We are looking for candidates who have eight-plus years experience in B2B marketing communications for life sciences organizations and a deep understanding of life sciences industry/drug discovery and development process.

For more information:

11.) External Affairs Assistant, Literacy Partners, New York, New York

From Terri Johnson, ABC, APR, who got it from Kelli Burns:

12.) Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Public Relations, School of Mass Communications, University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla.

Public Relations Assistant Professor. The University of South Florida School of Mass Communications invites applications for a full-time tenure-earning assistant professor position in public relations at the USF Tampa campus beginning in August 2012. This is a nine-month position. The salary is negotiable, to be determined by experience and education. The position is contingent on final funding approval.

Minimum Qualifications. An appropriate doctoral degree is required, as is professional public relations experience and the ability to teach courses in the school's strategic communication management graduate program, as well as its undergraduate public relations sequence. Scholarly research and publication are required, as are student advising and service to the department, university, and profession. The position requires evidence of, or potential for, excellence in teaching, research and service. Applicants with doctoral degrees completed by December 2012 will be considered for initial employment at the rank of instructor.

Preferred Qualifications. Candidates with an established research agenda and experience supervising graduate student research are preferred.

The University and the School. The University of South Florida is among the nation's top 63 public research universities, is one of 39 community engaged public universities as designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and placed among the nation's top 20 “up and coming universities” in the 2009 U.S. News & World Report annual college rankings. USF is one of Florida's top three research universities. The University was awarded $366 million in research contracts and grants last year. The university offers 219 degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral levels, including the MD degree. The university has a $1.8 billion annual budget, an annual economic impact of $3.2 billion, and serves more than 45,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota-Manatee and Lakeland. USF is a member of the Big East Athletic Conference. The School of Mass Communications, housed in a $10 million building completed in 1992 and located in the 13th largest television market in the nation, is reaccredited by ACEJMC until 2013. The school offers a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications through three undergraduate sequences–advertising, multimedia journalism and production (including options in magazine, news-editorial, telecommunications news and telecommunications production), and public relations. Undergraduate enrollment, which is limited to students who meet a GPA standard and pass a qualifying examination, is approximately 1,400 pre-majors and majors. A master of arts degree in mass communications can be earned in one of three studies tracks–media studies, multimedia journalism, and strategic communication management. Approximately 50 students are enrolled in graduate study. There are 18 full-time faculty members with a broad range of professional and scholarly credentials. For more information, please see the school's Internet site at

Application Process. Applications must be received by December 2, 2011. To apply, access the “faculty” section of and attach a letter describing teaching, research, service and professional credentials with a vita and the names and addresses of three references, and other materials as requested. According to Florida law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. For ADA accommodations, please call 813-974-6784 at least five working days prior to need. USF is an AA/EEO institution.

13.) Manager of Development and Communications, ReadWorks, New York, New York

*** From Kristin Marcell:

14.) Public Relations Account Executive, B2B strategic communications company, Newtown, PA

A rapidly growing B2B strategic communications company based in Newtown, PA is looking for a Public Relations Account Executive to help with Account Management and Support.

Individual will have excellent oral and written communications skills and work both independently and in team environments. Experience must include either agency PR experience or in-house corporate communications. Knowledge of how PR and marketing integrate is a plus.

Candidate must have:

• 3+ years serious PR or corporate communications, preferably working with technology clients

• Excellent oral and written communications skills

• Familiarity in working in B2B PR

• Good knowledge of social media

• Ability to multitask

• Must be available to travel for business.

• Preferred Industry Experience: Telecom, Utilities, Transportation, Network Security

Please send resume and salary requirements to Kristin Marcell at Indicate in subject line: PR Account Executive.

*** From Briana White:

To whom it may concern,

Good morning.

We would like to post our USC job opening on your website; Jobs of the Week.

Have a great day.


Briana White

15.) Director of External Relations, University of Southern California – Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, Los Angeles, CA

Go to

And enter in:

Requisition ID 010145

16.) Graphic Designer, Johnson Outdoors, Racine, WI

*** From Kris Kelly:

17.) Account Supervisor, Lou Hammond & Associates, New York, NY

LHA is seeking an experienced, energetic and organized account supervisor in its New York office. Person will play a lead role in account activities for some of travel's most exciting national and international brands including day-to-day account management, planning and strategy, new and traditional media relations; in addition to new business opportunities on behalf of the agency. Candidates must have at least 4 years of PR agency experience. Travel experience preferred.

Lou Hammond & Associates (LHA) is full-service, hospitality and lifestyle public relations agency located in midtown Manhattan. LHA's award-winning work has helped build brands like luxury hotel groups, top travel destinations, cruise and transportation accounts, and culinary clients through traditional public relations, integrated marketing communications, strategic social media plans, and special events. The firm has 40 employees with additional offices in Palm Beach, FL and Charleston, SC. For more information, visit


– Smart, creative, innovative risk taker with strong writing skills

– Established relationships with national print, broadcast and online media

– Ability to build newsworthy story angles based on industry trends

– Experience creating thoughtful, strategic plans for new and existing clients

– Proven ability to supervise and delegate to junior level staff and manage multiple client programs


– BA/BS from a 4-year accredited university

– Minimum 4 years of agency PR experience (travel experience preferred)

– Excellent written and verbal communication skills

– Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)

– Understanding of social media tools and platforms

– Ability to meet deadlines, juggle multiple projects and work effectively in a team environment

For more details and to apply on Hoojobs, go here:

18.) Homeplace Manager – Casa Herradura, Brown-Forman Beverages, Jalisco, MEXICO


The Homeplace Manager is responsible for the comprehensive oversight of the Casa Herradura Homeplace experience and strategically aligns Homeplace operations with the overall brand business goals and objectives. Direct responsibility for the sales, marketing assistance and operations of homeplace programs, events, tours, tasting room operations, and related activity. Ensures quality performance and standards while strictly adhering to financial and budgetary guidelines.

Basic Function:

In alignment with marketing direction, responsible for the overall management of Casa Herradura Hospitality and CRM activity. Produces quality brand experiences for consumer and trade groups.

For more details and to apply on Hoojobs, go here:

19.) Manager, Global Corporate Communications, Century Aluminum Company, Monterey, CA

Century Aluminum Company is a global producer of primary aluminum with operations in the United States and Iceland. Century is looking for a Manager of Corporate Communications to work with its senior management team to enhance Century's reputation through positive global communications. The Manager of Corporate Communications will be responsible for media coordination, advocacy relationships, leadership visibility, corporate positioning and crisis communications, including:

Working with business management to develop and execute internal and external communications programs and materials;

Coordinating and preparing employee communications materials to engage the organization around Century's strategy and key initiatives;

Engaging with the media to communicate company news; positioning and promoting Century's image;

Preparing communication materials for major announcements and crises, including talking points, Q&A, etc.;

Developing executive communications materials;

Overseeing the Century website and intranet;

Working with finance leadership on quarterly earnings announcements and other financial announcements.


Bachelor's degree with at least 8 years experience in a corporate environment, preferably within the media, advertising, industrial or commodities sectors.

Outstanding writing, editing and presentation skills required.

Corporate communications, journalism and/or media relations experience preferred.

Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with little supervision.

For more details and to apply on Hoojobs, go here:

*** From J. Morrow:

20.) Communications Manager, Land OLakes, Arden Hills, MN

Corporate Business Unit: Corporate encompasses the core operational support for all Land OLakes businesses. It includes Business Development Services, Corporate Market Strategy and Communications, Finance, Law, Human Resources, Information Technology and Public Affairs.

Position Purpose: The Communications Manager will be an experienced communications generalist with strong strategic planning, writing, issues management, media relations and project management skills. This position will also assist the department with other communications activities as needed, specifically corporate public relations, media relations and general corporate communications.

Content development – Assists in development of feature stories for growingtogether magazine, annual report, corporate social responsibility report and other publications. Writes and edits a variety of articles for corporate website and intranet. Assists with concepting and development of mutli-media/video stories for the corporate website. Serves as liaison and offers strategic communications counsel to business unit contacts related to significant business announcements and events

Media relations – Assists in development of media materials, media outreach, and pitching in support of corporate and Foundation initiatives, as well as business unit announcements and projects.

Executive communications support – Provides support related to the development of executive communications, including creating executive speeches and Powerpoint presentations.

General communications activities – Assists department with project management, development, writing and editing as necessary, particularly related to implementing communications plans around corporate or business unit initiatives. Part of team to implement department-wide projects (e.g., Annual Meeting).

Required (Basic) Experience & Education: Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism or related field required. A minimum of 5-7 years relevant work experience in communications, journalism, public relations. Demonstrated writing and editing expertise focused on producing clean, quality, AP-Style materials that deliver intended message. Varied publications experience including magazine and newsletter production, as well as online content development/ writing experience. Ability to independently manage projects, with a strong customer focus. Experience supervising outside vendors and agencies for assorted projects/initiatives. Computer knowledge – Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook). Desktop publishing – In Design, etc.

Required Competencies & Other Skills: Strong interpersonal communication skills to include both verbal and written skills. Results-oriented with the ability to work independently on a wide variety of projects and under deadline pressures while managing multiple, changing priorities. Demonstrate leadership skills with ability to develop strategic plans and follow through to execution, meeting pre-determined deadlines. Strong interest in and passion for writing and publications development. Strong project management and problem-solving/prioritization skills. Must be able to project a positive public image and professional demeanor and be comfortable interacting with all levels of people in the organization. A quick study on complex issues related to agriculture and food manufacturing industry. Ability to travel.

Preferred Experience & Education:

Preferred Competencies & Other Skills: Preference for prior agricultural orientation/experience. Prior Public Relations experience desired. Prior photography/design experience desired

Percentage of Travel: 5%

Land O'Lakes, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement savings account, tuition reimbursement, PTO, paid holidays, and employee development opportunities. Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Land O'Lakes,Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Apply Here:

21.) Social Media/Marketing/PR Coordinator, Trinity Irish Dancers, Chicago, IL

The Trinity Irish Dancers are an internationally renowned children's organization. We are celebrating 30 years of excellence in the art of Irish Dance. Trinity teaches classes in 15 locations throughout Chicagoland, Milwaukee, Madison, and Appleton, WI.

Job Overview: Trinity Irish Dancers are hiring a full-time Social Media/Marketing/PR Coordinator! Amazing organization based in Chicago. Don't miss an opportunity to be a part of this outstanding team.

Job Description: This team member reports directly to the Managing Director and focuses on reaching enrollment goals. Responsibilities include but not limited to; contributing to the growing social media presence of our organization, managing grass roots initiatives such as community outreach and flyer distribution.

Job Qualifications: Qualifications include excellent writing skills, expertise online, team player, great personality and customer service oriented. Proficient at Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, Publisher. Three to Five years’ experience required. Ideal candidate would also have a car.

Compensation & Benefits: Trinity Irish Dancers offers a competitive compensation and health insurance benefits.

How To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to: Be sure to include: “Resume – Job Posting/BSN” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

22.) Manager, Executive Communications, General Motors, Detroit, MI

23.) Internship – Global Internal Communications Department, The Linde Group, Munich, Germany

The Linde Group's Engineering Division is a leading worldwide technology partner for plant engineering and construction. Our global success is built on our extensive process engineering expertise in the planning, project development and construction of turnkey industrial plants. We focus on promising market segments such as plants for the production of hydrogen and synthesis gas, oxygen and olefin as well as plants for natural gas treatment.

As part of The Linde Group, we benefit from the financial strength and the cumulative know-how of a world-leading gases and engineering company with around 48,500 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. In the 2010 financial year, it achieved sales of EUR 12.868 bn. The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services.

Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment – in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. Linde is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.

For more information, please visit or

Shape the future of our business as

Internship – Global Internal Communications Department


You will support the Global Internal Communication Manager in the framework of

•Management Info / Messages from the Managing Board on a regular basis

•Intranet (further development, maintenance, and content)

•Employee Magazine

•Internal events (management meetings, employee meetings)

•Coordination of an internal communicators' community

Qualifications/ Skills:•First experience in the field of Communications

•Excellent communication skills, including excellent spoken and written English and German

•Strong organizational skills

•Ability to work independently

•Strong interpersonal skills

•Proficient in MS office applications

•First working experience

Beginning: November: by agreement

Duration: minimum 6 months

Please send your application to:

Linde AG, Engineering Division

Attn. Fr. Stadler

Dr.-Carl-von-Linde-Str. 6-14

82049 Pullach bei München

Phone 089/7445-2399,

24.) Manager, Marketing Communication, Shentel, Edinburg, VA

Responsible for leading all marketing communications

activities to build brand awareness and drive sales of all

Shentel Cable products, including Voice, Video, and

Internet. Work with Marketing Managers to understand

product strategies, leading to an increased customer

base, revenues, and profitability. Understands and

optimizes the branding and messaging for all Shentel

products and services. Involved in the management of

internal and external design resources.

Duties and Responsibilities:

a. Responsible for messaging, integration and creative development for advertising, promotions, public relations, website, social media, and marketing collateral.

b. Measure, evaluate and improve effectiveness and efficiency of all advertising and communications vehicles.

c. Manage and drive day-to-day relationships and work with key agency partners. This position is responsible for specifying deliverables, providing clear direction and feedback to agency partners and ensuring quality results on time and within budget

d. Assist the company in developing a deep understanding of consumer needs, attitudes and behaviors. Identify and analyze industry trends. Translate that knowledge into actionable communication strategies to grow the brand, including customer segmentation and messaging strategies.

e. Develop product positioning, messaging and promotional materials necessary to grow Shentel’s business lines. Ensure consistency with product/brand strategies. Coordinate production of materials with internal and external groups.

f. Provide marketing communications support to internal constituents and to sales team.

g. Manage production and editing for local origination channel SimplyLocal.

Qualification Requirements:

a. Education: Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in marketing/communications (MBA preferred)

b. Experience Level: 5 – 7 years related experience in consumer marketing with special emphasis in marketing communications and branding for consumer products. (Technology or telecommunications background is a plus.) Supervisory experience strongly preferred.

c. Skills Summary: Excellent written and oral communication skills. Highly organized and detail oriented. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Creative thinker.

d. Special Requirements: Strong team player, customer focused with high initiative. Experience leading outside agencies and vendors.

Knowledge of:

a. Working knowledge of InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator, HTML, CSS, and video editing.

b. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

25.) Communication Group Manager, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA

26.) Senior Communication Specialist, LORD Corporation, Cary, NC

*** From Cindy Harris:

Good afternoon –

I am writing because I would like to post a vacancy announcement for an Editorial Services and Web Content Director on the JOTW website. The attached vacancy announcement contains all of the required information: title, location, how to apply, etc.

If you require additional information, please let me know.


Cindy Harris

Senior Manager, Human Resources

American Academy of Physician Assistants

27.) Editorial Services and Web Content Director, American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Alexandria, VA

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) is recruiting for the position, Editorial Services and Web Content Director (Director). This position reports to the Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications.

Established in April, 1968, AAPA is the national voice for physician assistants (PAs) in all medical and surgical specialties. Today there are over 81,000 certified PAs in the United States and approximately 16,000 students in 154 PA programs. Approximately 43,000 PAs are members of AAPA; included in this membership number are 10,600 PA students. AAPA has an annual operating budget of approximately $20 million and a staff of 70. Our office is located in Alexandria, Virginia. ( )

The Director is responsible for:

• Direction & oversight of all website content;

• The development and management of policies addressing the editorial content and design of all AAPA written materials;

• Authority and editorial judgment over all written content for use in educational, promotional, legislative, academic, technical or other materials developed for both internal and external dissemination – this includes but is not limited to AAPA’s monthly publication, PA Professional; website content; marketing collateral; white papers; and certain social media content.

• Editorial oversight of all AAPA publications, including print and electronic as well as website content. Oversight entails preparation and tracking budgets; guiding staff; identifying, coordinating and directing external resources; interfacing with JAAPA, AAPA’s clinical journal; and contributing to general content development and editing as required.

• Managing the activities of writer/editors, publications managers and other communications staff as appropriate, as well as various freelance writers, designers, printers, and other external vendors.

• Leading the facilitation of all speechwriting and executive presentations.

• Contributing to the oversight and strategic management of AAPA’s creative services function (the MARCOM team)

• Developing the budget for all editorial functions, including executive communications needs, oversight of implementation, and ensuring internal and external policy compliance.

S/He will actively engage with AAPA departments/functions at the director and senior management levels, as well as AAPA’s membership and other constituents to provide editorial guidance, counsel, and oversight as required and develop appropriate website content and editorial vehicles. Working with the SVP, Marketing and Communications, s/he will, from time-to-time, conduct research to ensure that all AAPA and Communications department constituents’ editorial requirements are met in a timely and professional manner. It will also be the responsibility of the Director to keep current on emerging methods and technologies and recommend innovative technologies, techniques, and approaches to improve the effectiveness of AAPA’s editorial content, materials, development processes, messages, and constituent satisfaction.

Because this position may be exposed to sensitive and confidential information on a daily basis, the Director is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality that knowledge of such information warrants.


Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications


Routine functions include, but are not limited to: developing & directing website content; developing content and facilitating production of all AAPA print publications as a key member of the MARCOM Creative Services team; developing story ideas for PA Professional and overseeing monthly magazine production; overseeing executive communications, particularly senior-level speeches and presentations; writing and editing news articles for AAPA electronic newsletters; directing and contributing to AAPA’s blog function; reading/proofreading/approving a range of publications, speeches, and correspondence produced by the Communications department and other AAPA departments; developing and overseeing execution of editorial style guides and advancement of the AAPA brand; oversight of both editorial content and style compliance of written and web-based materials disseminated by AAPA.

The Director will be expected to regularly supply ideas for enhancement of print and electronic publications.

A. Editorial Judgment and Oversight

1. Creates an editorial communications plan supporting AAPA’s strategic goals specifically focusing on how all the vehicles will intersect, core messages relate, development of target audience messaging, and metrics for success.

2. Develops an action plan that includes the integration of content and materials for all formats, including print, web-based.

3. Exercises final editorial judgment on content to include on, coverage in PA Professional and the Conference Daily, as well as appropriate story angles to pursue, and which of various news vehicles, including social media channels such as AAPA blogs, Facebook or Twitter, to utilize in disseminating them.

4. Recommends and/or develops appropriate editorial guidelines, training as required, and oversight to ensure consistency of editorial content and style across all communications vehicles – e.g., print, web-based, social media, etc.

5. Determines and advises the SVP, Marketing and Communications on the appropriateness of content, which topical items should be immediately communicated – and what vehicle to use – and which can/should be developed into a longer timeline story.

6. Oversees the development and management of annual editorial calendars for all ongoing publications such as PA Professional, collateral series (i.e. brochures or campaigns) and AAPA’s blogs.

7. Recommends innovative approaches for disseminating information to AAPA’s numerous constituencies based on his/her knowledge of current and emerging technologies.

8. Devises techniques for identifying issues of interest to AAPA’s constituencies.

9. Responsible for delivering in-house and outsourced proofreading, on time and on budget, for content appearing in AAPA-branded material whatever the dissemination vehicle.

B. PA Professional magazine

1. Provides the SVP Marketing and Communications with business and operational goals for PA Professional and a mechanism for their measurement.

2. Working with and supporting the managing editor, plans and oversees editorial content for the monthly (11 issues/year) PA Professional. Writes, and edits articles for PA Professional as required.

3. Supports and, when appropriate leads, the editorial team that develops story ideas and long-range editorial calendars for staff and freelancers, and the editorial direction of same.

4. Approves the selection of freelance writers and editors, the assignment of articles to freelance writers and staff, and provides the guidelines for work done by both staff and freelance writers and editors.

5. Directs staff and freelance writers/editors in planning for, researching, and execution (choosing appropriate topics, meeting writing and revision requirements, and selecting illustrative material) of articles relating to the PA profession Oversees all copyediting and approves the organization of articles written by contributing writers, ensuring adherence to AAPA style.

6. Approves topics for special issues of PA Professional.

7. Develops a plan that encourages routine content repurposing on the PA Professional blog and Twitter feed as well as AAPA’s Facebook presence.

C. All other publications

1. Oversees the Academy’s speechwriting function and regularly contributes to speech development including high-level, on-call support of Academy leadership.

2. Approves all website content development and management (in concert with AAPA’s IT team) ensuring accuracy, timeliness and adherence to AAPA standards.

3. Cross-teams with the Marketing department to coordinate long-range planning and evaluation of e-newsletter content for AAPA, and support the same needs of state chapters and other constituent organizations as appropriate..

4. Works with the Research Division in designing tools and other mechanisms to assess the performance and effectiveness of publications and other editorial products.

5. Works with SVP, Marketing and Communications, Marketing and other relevant departments to develop new vehicles and applications, such as e-newsletters, blogs, and podcasts that will enhance the timeliness and/or accuracy of content for members and the general public.

D. Management Duties

1. Responsible for keeping current on new and emerging communications methods, technologies and vehicles (particularly with regard to web-based communications), and advising staff and AAPA’s leadership on same.

2. Recommends, conducts and analyzes periodic research such as reader’s surveys, and devises such changes and adjustments – including the redesign, elimination and/or creation of new publications – as may be suggested by such research and surveys.

3. Provides periodic briefings to AAPA management on new and emerging methods and technologies for providing information about AAAPA and the PA profession to members and the general public in a timely and accurate manner.

4. Directs the activities of and is responsible for the professional growth of the editorial and publications staff, and contributes and/or conducts performance reviews for those reporting to him/her.

5. Develops and manages the budget for publications produced by the Communications department.

6. Interacts with partner organizations to develop and implement projects as appropriate.

7. From time to time, takes the lead in managing communications projects on behalf of the department.

8. Transforms AAPA’s monthly magazine function into an onsite newsroom at the Annual Conference to produce the Conference Daily newspaper.

9. Oversees execution of executive speeches and presentations, including research, writing and coordination.


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

• Minimum of 7-10 years progressively responsible professional experience in writing, editing and directing those functions across print, electronic, and social media formats; and across various writing environments, with a strong history of working on web-based communications – e.g., journalism, public relations, corporate, speech writing, etc.

• Must have written, edited, and directed others in journalism and corporate settings, with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and direct teams to do the same.

• Demonstrated ability to work as a team player and manage others effectively.

• Demonstrated sound judgment and interpersonal skills working with AAPA staff and volunteer leadership.

• Demonstrated experience in developing and administering budgets

• Knowledge of and experience with state of the art formats – print, electronic, new media, etc. – for information dissemination.

• Knowledge of health care issues preferred.

• Dependability, leadership skills and attention to detail.

• Organization and project management skills.

We offer an attractive compensation package, consisting of base pay and excellent benefits.

To apply go to this link:

Please save your cover letter and resume in one document and upload them in the “attach a resume” section. Your cover letter should explain why you are interested in this position. It should provide information pertinent to your experiences as they relate to this position. Please let us know your salary requirements.

AAPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

28.) Corporate Communications Specialist, Bank of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK

29.) Communications Coordinator, KB Home, Los Angeles, CA

30.) Director of Internet Marketing, BizLab, Menomonee Falls, WI

BizLab exists to be leaders in business and life. So, let's talk about the “business” part of our purpose.

Some have labeled us as an internet holding company or incubator. Our business is starting or acquiring small internet-based businesses and then growing them. But we don't just grab wildly at any opportunity that comes our way. We decided years ago to only manage small businesses that are ethically and morally sound. Businesses that we feel add clear value to our community and society.

Some of our businesses were developed internally. Others were developed as side projects by team members who, by themselves, didn't have the time, money or man power to bring them to their full potential. We're open to starting socially responsible businesses, regardless of how the opportunity presents itself.

Job Overview

BizLab, the #1 fastest growing company in Southeastern Wisconsin for the past two years as determined by BizTimes Magazine, is searching for a Director of Internet Marketing to join our team.

Job Description

We are looking for an individual who instinctively and personally embraces our core values, is constantly looking for ways to improve themselves and grow, and is passionate about internet marketing! Our foundation is built on our culture and our team. We invest limitlessly into creating an environment that fosters professional and personal growth. We are fanatically selective about who we ask to join our team – we only hire a tiny percentage of the candidates who apply. Because of our “top-grading” philisophy, we know that we are working with the best talent in Southeast Wisconsin.

Your Role:

As the Director of Internet Marketing for BizLab, you will be working with our largest division, Sterling, to drive qualified sales prospects.

Your Responsibilities:

•Provide leadership to your team by: a) Serving the team and removing performance obstacles, b) Modeling BizLab’s core values, and c) Aligning the division’s purpose, goals, and initiatives with BizLab’s.

•Communicate your best strategic thinking to your team and the Executive Leadership Team.

•Assist in recruiting new team members; raise their leadership lid; and develop their professional competency.

•Know and be responsible for key financial and performance metrics.

•Facilitate the marketing team’s meeting and coaching rhythm.

•Hold your team, your colleagues and the President accountable for performance and behavior.

•Ensure that the marketing team’s performance is consistently reported.

•Create, implement, improve, and document the marketing team’s systems necessary for executing our strategic plan.

•Remain informed and on the leading edge of Internet Marketing developments and innovations.

•Build relationships and network with other leading internet marketers and thought leaders.

•Manage all web properties and URLs.

•Launch new marketing channels.

•Oversee forecasting and projections.

•Monetize web properties and the client list.

•Manage a healthy and respectful relationship with all outside vendors and customer contacts.

Job Qualifications


•Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, E-Commerce or related fields.

•3+ years in active internet marketing role.

•Must be able to show measurable results of past work.

•Experience leading and developing teams.

•Exceptionally strong in the following competencies: a) Strategic Agility, b) Creativity, c) Business Acumen, d) Action Oriented, e) Customer Focus, and f) Perspective.

Compensation & Benefits

To be discussed in detail at time of interview,

How To Apply

Please apply online at

*** From Bill Seiberlich:

31.) Executive Director Public Relations, Revel Atlantic City, Atlantic City, NJ

Revel Atlantic City is seeking an Executive Director Public Relations

(Req. # 11-0114).

Details – About the Role:

The Executive Director of Public Relations reports to the Senior Vice President Brand & Revenue for Revel Atlantic City and is responsible for telling brand stories while creating &

executing multi-channel public relations campaigns that appeal to consumers passions, secures share of mind, and compels purchase. Key areas include: brand building, integrated PR campaign management, oversight of contracted agencies, messaging and engagement for local stakeholders, comprehensive media relations, regional events execution,

influencer outreach.

Whats Expected: Create intrigue, passion, relevance, demand and

qualified leads, including:

Brand Building PR Campaign

– Voice for editorial outreach

– Master PR program

– Story telling arcs that appeal to key audience segments

– Traditional and non-traditional tactics that express final story arcs

Media Program

– Media relations program that reaches targeted regional, local and

national markets

– Writing and editing standards for the department

– Editorial requests, interviews and internal media experience programs

– Inline messaging strategy that translates external media messages to

niche markets appropriately

– Key niche audiences and influencers and develop meaningful messaging


– Effective media updates and rich media tool kit

– Social media and community management

Facilitate agency management and campaign integration, including:

– Leadership, direction and guidance to agency account teams

– Monthly activity review and quarterly evaluation

– Programs within established budget

– Management of marketing and public relations agencies

Differentiate the Revel brand through compelling storytelling,

memorable events and effective messaging

Appreciate the amount of hard work and immense personal reward that

results from being part of a start-up business

What's Expected – Whats Required:

– 10 years+ experience working in brand or agency environment

– Ability to manage demanding, diversified program with multiple


– Delivered significant results in development, execution, and

management of destination marketing planning, brand building, insiders

marketing approaches, and revenue creation

– Destination-oriented, retail, entertainment, travel or lifestyle

experience important

– Comprehensive and detailed understanding of traditional media

landscape and success factors

– Deep understanding of social media, promotions, events

– Demonstrated ability to approach problems with a blend of creativity

and analysis

– Collaborative, engaging executive presence

– Experience in crisis and issues management

– Pass a background check and pre-employment drug screening

– Ability to obtain and maintain a casino key or key qualifier license,

as applicable, with the New Jersey Casino Control Commission and abide

by the requirements imposed by New Jersey Casino Control Act and


The Deal:

– Compensation: competitive salary, incentive plan, and benefits

– Limited, fixed dollar relocation available

Revel Entertainment Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact: Please apply online at*EA1865653619C3AA

32.) Communications and Multi Media Liaison, Gift of Life Donor, Philadelphia, PA

Gift of Life Donor Program, the nations leading organ procurement

organization, is responsible for recovering and distributing organs and

tissues used in life-saving and life-enhancing transplants in eastern

Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to

collaborate on, develop and implement a social media strategy, maintain

a robust on-line presence and advance our mission of donation and

transplantation in support of the Gift of Life entities (Gift of Life

Donor Program, Institute and Family House).

You will be responsible for coordinating the cataloguing of the rich

history of the Gift of Life Donor Program, while showcasing the

present-day achievements, events and continued passion and commitment

for transplantation and the families affected in our region.

– Assess current status of the organization and integrate into various

goals including Multicultural, Education and Volunteer Outreach, Living

Donation, Gift of Life Family House and Special Events, (i.e. Donate

Life Month, National Donor Sabbath, College Challenges)

– Monitor social media trends, identify emerging tools and

opportunities, and participate in educational conferences and webinars

to stay on top of this field and build relationships with online

influencers (specifically in the non-profit and OPO communities)

– Build, maintain, and grow Facebook and Twitter community


– Develop and write content for Gift of Lifes websites and social media


– Coordinate with vendors on graphic design elements (i.e. backgrounds,

icons, widgets, banners, etc.) to enhance the overall web presence

– Plan and report on strategic events and campaigns, local and national

news stories on transplantation as they unfold, serve as a tool for

crisis communications and provide a forum for feedback, coordinate guest

posts or video interviews from employees, volunteers, recipients and

donor families to offer different points of view on the organization and


– Create a calendar and shoot short videos for appropriate events

through the year (i.e. compilations, interviews, special events)

– Manage the use of social media tools on all Gift of Life websites

(Gift of Life Donor Program, Institute and Family House)

– Assess and manage the ongoing needs of the Gift of Life Archive

including the physical location of the library, uploading of documents,

and metadata

– Develop a standard operating procedure for the Gift of Life Archive

– Serve as a resource on how social media and online web tools can

support GLDP departmental goals.

Bachelors degree in communications, marketing, public relations, or

related field plus two years experience. Must possess excellent

organizational, writing, presentation and leadership skills and the

ability to work with community leaders and diverse group of volunteers.

Experience working with non-profits is also desirable. Requires

demonstrated proficiency in: Mac OS X, Microsoft Office, Social Media

Monitoring Tools (i.e. HootSuite, CoTweet, etc.), Adobe Photoshop, Final

Cut Pro (or iMovie), Constant Contact, Content Management Software,

Microsoft SharePoint, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights and iFrames,

HTML. Valid drivers license, automobile and ability to work weekends

and evenings is necessary.

We offer an outstanding compensation and benefits package, including

medical, prescription drug, dental and STD/LTD insurances, as well as

tuition assistance and an employer matched 403(b) savings plan.

We are an equal opportunity employer and support diversity in our


Contact: To investigate joining the nations leading procurement

organization, please submit cover letter, resume and salary history to:

Human Resources, 401 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123; Fax:

215-963-0702; Email

33.) Associate Program Manager, Marketing Communications, Liberty Mutual Group, Dover, NH

34.) Copywriter III, Cardinal Health, Dublin, OH

*** From Cheryl Mazza:

Ned, can you please post for me.

Cheryl Mazza

Director, NASDAQ OMX

New York, NY

35.) Marketing Manager, NASDAQ OMX, Rockville, Maryland

Manager position is accountable for supporting the marketing communications goals of two departments: U.S. Transaction Services, in support of their sales efforts to equities and options trading as well as access services, and Global Index Group, supporting their indexing business and trade shows/events around the Sales team.

Typical Job Functions:

• Work with Marketing staff, and Business Unit sales and product teams to develop compelling MarComms plans and tactics.

• Manage development, design and production of sales collateral materials from inception to completion, coordinate distribution and track results. Obtain all necessary information to develop copy. All materials to be developed with adherence to strategic goals, corporate identity guidelines and within established budgets. Work with in house design group, or occasionally with external agencies or vendors, to produce materials.

• Communications activities include: writing, proofreading and editing copy for broadcast emails, e-newsletters, web content and more.

• Marketing activities include, but not limited to: event/tradeshow support, fact sheets and brochures, and sales presentations.

• Offer creative input for clients that fit budgets and target markets.

• Act as liaison with other departments within the organization for necessary information resources and to obtain required legal clearances.

• The candidate must have excellent communication skills (both written and spoken), sound decision-making abilities, and workload management skills.

• Candidate should be a motivated self-starter as well as a team player. Works as part of larger marketing team supporting multiple departments. Coordinates as appropriate with public relations staff.

• Ability to multi-task and develop marketing project timelines from start to finish. Ensure timely implementation and delivery of MarComms materials.


Business professional with 4-6 years experience in marketing communications and Bachelor’s Degree

Creative thinking and writing and editing skills

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Able to handle multiple, time-sensitive projects simultaneously

Able to execute tactical marketing plans

Understand marketing concepts and creative process, working with internal and external agencies

Work independently

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Financial services/exchange background a plus

Basic knowledge of HTML, CRM, content management a plus


This is a regular, full-time position located in Rockville, MD. Desired start date is as soon as possible. As the selection and interview process is ongoing, please submit your application as soon as possible:

The NASDAQ OMX is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants and employees are treated without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

36.) Marketing and Communications Manager, Brooklyn Children's Museum, Brooklyn, New York

37.) Programming Editor, DSO, AARP, Washington, DC

*** From Terri Lynn Johnson, ABC, APR, who got it from Prof. Alan R. Freitag, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA, who got it from Jinnie Yoo:



38.) Advertising Faculty Position, The University of Texas at Austin (2011-12), Austin, TX

The Department of Advertising & Public Relations at the University of Texas at Austin seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to begin Fall 2012. Applicants should have interests in one or more of the following areas: new media, management, media research, integrated marketing communications, or account planning. Applicants should also be interested and have some experience in web-based instruction. Salary is competitive. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or be a candidate near completion of the Ph.D. with evidence of outstanding research and teaching potential. The Department offers undergraduate degrees in advertising and public relations and masters and Ph.D. degrees in Advertising.

Applicant Instructions:

Candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references, and a sample of published research along with supporting materials by October 31, 2011 to the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Gary B. Wilcox; Department of Advertising; 1 University Station Stop A1200; The University of Texas at Austin; Austin, TX 78712-0116; E-Mail:; Fax: 512-471-7018; Phone: 512-471-0917. The Department of Advertising & Public Relations and the College of Communication are committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curricula, and we welcome applicants who can help achieve these objectives.

Background check conducted on applicant selected.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

39.) Advertising Faculty Position, The University of Texas at Austin (2011-12), Austin, TX

The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Advertising & Public Relations seeks a non-tenured faculty member, with relevant experience to teach courses in sports advertising and public relations that will address the use of advertising and public relations in sports and entertainment, sports media, ethics, legal issues, and the role of sports in society. Courses will emphasize the use of new media, the importance of advertising and public relations in the promotion of sports to its audiences, and the role of sports advertising and public relations in our society. It is expected that the Lecturer will work with faculty members in the department in the development of a complete curriculum compatible with the Certificate Program in Sports and Media. Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Significant combination of relevant education and experience may be considered, as appropriate. Demonstrated knowledge of issues affecting professional and amateur sports. Professional media and advertising/public relations background.

Demonstrated excellent communication skills. Extensive experience in the advertising/public relations industry and the ability to work across media platforms. Preferred qualifications: A combination of a professional media background and some level of experience teaching. The Department of Advertising & Public Relations offers the B.S., M.A., and Ph.D. and is housed within a top-ranked College of Communication.

Applicant Instructions:

Interested applicants are invited to send a curriculum vitae or professional resume, contact information for three professional references (letters will be required if selected for an interview), and a statement of interest in the position to: Professor Isabella Cunningham, Department of Advertising and Public Relations, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station A1200, Austin, Texas, 78712-0113. Applications will be accepted beginning August 1, 2011 through September 30, 2011. Position start date will likely be spring 2012 semester or the fall 2012 semester. The College of Communication is committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum, and it welcomes applicants who can help achieve these objectives.

Background check conducted on applicant selected.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

*** From Harry Wiley:

40.) Manager, Electronic Media, MeadWestvaco, Richmond, VA^f2eHxFC2VTY/DZUonnNMPAwBzT0zOSj8PsUupzsItzb7OtyhrEICbelkCcfzKDqT&jobId=410177

*** From LaVerne Canady:

Hi Ned,

We are looking to fill a communications specialist position at ICF International. Would you please post the job description below?

Thanks so much.

LaVerne Canady

Project Manager


41.) Communications Specialist (Job Number 1100001973), ICF International , Rockville, MD

About ICF International

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF's Web site is

The Strategic Communications & Marketing Division (SCMD) is a growing full service agency within ICF with more than 200 project and account staff including a creative department of over 60 staff. Clients include many agencies within the federal departments of health and human services, energy, homeland security, environmental protection, transportation as well as multiple state agencies and private companies. SCMD staff conducts formative research, develop campaign strategies, design and implement national marketing campaigns, build strategic partnerships, develop and disseminate materials, and utilize traditional and non-traditional social marketing and communications strategies including Web2.0 social media.

Job Description:

The Strategic Communications & Marketing Division seeks a Communications Specialist to work out of our ICF Macro Rockville MD office supporting a contract with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Key Responsibilities:

Consult and build relationships with clients and partners to determine communication/social marketing needs

Develop thorough knowledge of client programs & initiatives

Develop and deliver training and technical assistance to help grantees plan, develop, and deliver communications programs and campaigns

Lead materials development projects and activities

Travel is required (approximately 20%)

Basic Qualifications:

• BA/BS in English, journalism, communication, marketing, or public relations

• 4 years experience in strategic communications and / or social marketing

• 2 years experience working for a PR / Marketing Agency and / or a government contractor

Preferred Skills/Experience:

• Health Communications

• Working with community based organizations and / or building strategic partnerships

• Experience with traditional and non-traditional social marketing and communications strategies including Web 2.0 / social media

• Developing and delivering training for adults

Professional Skills:

• Strong oral and presentation skills

• Excellent conceptual and writing skills

• Ability to develop and deliver training for adults

• Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

Please apply through our website:

Link to the job description:

*** JOTW Weekly alternative selections:

42.) Lei Greeter, Leis of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

*** Weekly Piracy Report:

20.09.2011: 0734 UTC : 04:47S – 044: 35E: Around 300nm east of Mombasa, Keny (Off Somalia).

While underway, pirates in two skiffs armed with guns and RPG chased a general cargo ship with intend to hijack her. Ship took avoiding action however the pirates managed to board the vessel. All crew retreated into the citadel and requested for assistance. Prior to leaving the ship the pirates set fire to the vessel. A coalition warship arrived at location and rescued the crew.

341-11 21.09.2011: 0643 UTC: Posn: 12:46.6S – 046:18.5E: Around 60nm east of Mayotte Island, Madagascar (Off Somalia)

A container ship underway noticed two skifss with three to four persons in each at a distance of 1.5nm. The skiffs increased speed to 18 knots and approached and chased the vessel from different sides. The vessel made evasive manoeuvres, increased speed and enforced anti piracy measures. The skiffs aborted the attempet after chasing the vessels for 25 minutes.

340-11 20.09.2011: 2345 LT: Posn: 17:03N – 082:24E: Kakinada Anchorage, India.

Robbers boarded an anchored general cargo ship unnoticed, stole ship stores and escaped.

339-11 15.09.2011: 2045 LT: Posn: 22:16.15N – 091:49.19E, Super Oil Refinery Terminal, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Two robbers armed with long knives boarded a berthed chemical tanker. They held the duty watchman who tried to stop them. The robbers stole ships stores, jumped into the sea and escaped in a wooden fast craft.

338-11 09.09.2011: 0200 LT: Posn: 01:03.83N – 103:30.64E, KTB Anchorage, Off Tebing Island, Indonesia.

Three robbers in wooden boat boarded a chemical tanker at anchor via the stern. Duty A/B spotted the robbers and raised the alarm. Seeing the crew alertness the robbers jumped overboard and escaped. Master reported to local authorities and they conducted an investigation.

15.09.2011: 1430 UTC: Posn: 16:30N – 056:00E, Off Oman.

A suspicious skiff was sighted at a distance of one nm off a bulk carrier underway. Master raised alarm and the onboard security team were alerted. The skiff doing 15-20 knots approached the ship and the Master altered course to avoid it. The security team fired one warning shot over the skiff when it closed to 600 metres. The suspicious skiff reduced it's speed and moved away.

337-11 17.09.2011: 1035 UTC: Posn: 03:54.6S – 041:04.7E: Around 85nm east of Mombassa, Kenya (Off Somalia).

A bright white skiff with six pirates approached and fired upon a general cargo ship underway. Crew retreated into the citadel while the security guards onboard vessel enforced effective measures which prevented the boarding.

336-11 16.09.2011: 0340 LT: POSN: 06:03.7N – 001:17.5E, Lome Anchorage, Togo.

Seven robbers in a fast boat approached an anchored bulk carrier. Duty crew spotted the robbers, contacted the bridge and informed another watchman for assistance. One of the robbers was seen ready with a hook attached with rope. Master raised alarm, sounded ships horn and crew directed search lights. Upon noticing the crew alertness, the robbers aborted the attempted attack and moved away. Togo navy was contacted but no response received. Later, a naval boat came and patrolled the area.

335-11 15.09.2011: 1505 UTC: POSN: 12:35.5N – 043:25.5E, around 2.6nm south of Mayyun Island, Bab El Mandeb, Red Sea.

Armed pirates in four skiffs approached a bulk carrier underway, two from the port side and two from the stbd side. Master raised alarm, took evasive manoeuvres and the onboard security team fired warning shots resulting in the pirates aborting the attack. Crew and vessel safe.

334-11 14.09.2011: 0355 UTC: POSN: 06:00.7N – 001:19.6E, Lome Anchorage, Togo.

Six suspected robbers in a boat approached an anchored product tanker and attempted to climb onboard. Master raised the alarm, mustered all crew and contacted local authorities on VHF Ch 16. Seeing crew alertness the robbers aborted the attempt. Later a naval patrol boat arrived on location and after a search were able to apprehend the suspected robbers.

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