JOTW 41-2011


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JOTW 41-2011

October 10, 2011

www.nedsjotw.com

This is newsletter number 896

“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.”

– Mark Twain

“As to the pure mind all things are pure, so to the poetic mind all things are poetical.”

– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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1.) Assistant Director, Marketing & Business Development, Crowell & Moring LLP, Washington, DC

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In this issue:

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

*** One Paragraph Pitch

1.) Assistant Director, Marketing & Business Development, Crowell & Moring LLP, Washington, DC

2.) PAO with combat camera experience, Naval Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC), ITA International, JEB Little Creek, VA.

3.) Director of Communications & Public Relations, Special Olympics Connecticut, Hamden, CT

4.) Director of Public Relations, Strayer University, Herndon, VA

5.) Senior Editor – Central Editing Desk, Platts, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Houston, Texas

6.) Senior Editor, Health, ivillage, NBC Universal, NY, NY

7.) Faculty, College of Communication & Media Sciences, Zayed University, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

8.) Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, The Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the College of Communication and Information Sciences, THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, Tuscaloosa,

AL

9.) Faculty Position in Public Relations, Department of Advertising and Public Relations, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

10.) Senior Editor, ELT, Pearson, Harlow, UK

11.) Media Supervisor, Integer Group, Des Moines, Iowa

12.) Chief Communications and Development Officer, Credit Where Credit Is Due, New York, New York

13.) Account Director or Vice President, AXIS AGENCY, Dallas, Texas

14.) Corporate Communications, Junior Level, Omnicom Group, Kansas City, Missouri

15.) Senior Editor, ESPN, Inc., Bristol, CT

16.) Communications Manager, New York Women's Foundation, NY, NY

17.) Director of Internal Communications, TASC, Inc., Chantilly, VA

18.) Editor / Senior Editor, Trefis, New Delhi, India

19.) Editor / Senior Editor / Writer, Trefis, Boston, Mass.

20.) Vice President, Global Education Programs, Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership, Silver Spring, MD

21.) Senior Communications Manager, MBO Partners, Herndon, VA

22.) Corporate Communications Manager, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, TX

23.) Corporate Communications Writer, global professional services firm, Chicago, IL

24.) Senior Account Executive, TMNCorp, Silver Spring, Maryland

25.) Communications Senior Associate, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC

26.) Senior Manager, Media Relations and Constituent Communications, Financial Accounting Foundation, Norwalk, CT

27.) Director Corporate Communications, Topco & Associates, Chicago, IL

28.) Corporate/Integrated Media Communication Faculty Position, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia

29.) Senior Research Manager, BBC World Service Trust, London, United Kingdom

Deadline: October 12 2011

30.) Marketing and Communications Director, The Outdoor Foundation, Washington, DC

31.) Auto Public Relations Specialist, American Honda Motor Co., Torrance, California

32.) Sr. Nuclear Site Communications Specialist – Limerick, Exelon, Pottstown, PA

33.) Marketing Manager, The National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA

34.) Corporate Communications Specialist, Scotts Miracle-gro Company, Marysville, OH

35.) Writer/Editor, American Humane Association, Washington, D.C.

36.) Corporate Communications Representative, PG & E, San Francisco, CA

37.) Corporate Communications, Junior Level, Fleishman-Hillard, Kansas City, MO

38.) Employee Communications, Yoh, Schenectady, NY

39.) Marketing Manager Online Communications, American Humane Association, Washington, DC

40.) Marketing & Communications Specialist, Acciona Wind Energy, Chicago, IL

41.) Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Sepracor, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc., Marlborough, MA

42.) Senior Online Organizer, Beyond Coal Campaign, Sierra Club, Washington, DC

43.) MARCOM Specialist, Allied Telesis, San Jose, CA

44.) North America Marketing & Communication Manager, AirPlus international Inc., Washington, DC

45.) Vertical Mktg/Marcom Manager, Crawford Communications Group, Cupertino, CA

46.) Marcom Strategy Director-Commercial, Honeywell, Phoenix, AZ

47.) Dir., Regional Media Strategy & Communication, The College Board, New York City, NY

48.) Social Media Strategist, Crimson, Remote location

49.) Marketing & Communications Specialist, Madison-area medical device company, offered through the QTI Group, Middleton, WI

50.) Outreach, Communication and Operations Intern, Opera Lafayette, Washington, DC

51.) Marketing and Communications Director, The Outdoor Foundation, Washington, DC

52.) Social Learning/Social Networking Specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

53.) Senior Director, Media & External Relations, The National Urban League Policy Institute (NULPI), Washington DC

54.) Communication Specialist, American Institutes for Research, Silver Spring, MD

55.) Marcom Manager, Hospice of Palm Beach County, Inc., West Palm Beach, FL

56.) LATAM Marcom Commerical, Microsoft, Fort Lauderdale, FL

57.) Director, Corporate Communications – Aprimo, Teradata, Indianapolis, IN

58.) Assistant Editor, WaPo Labs, Washington Post Company, Washington DC

59.) Drag Queen Bingo Helper, Volunteer Center of Durham, Durham, NC

60.) Relief Night-Logger Trainees, The Mudlogging Company, Houston, TX

61.) Alternative Guitar Player, The Band of Black and White Infection, Miami, FL

62.) Trash out foreclosed homes, CS Management LLC, Lansing, MI

63.) Alternative Guitar Player, The Band of Black and White Infection, Miami, FL

64.) Piano Technician, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Annapolis, MD

65.) Elephant Care Intern Program (Winter 2012), Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and the Ringling Bros. Center for Elephant Conservation, Palmetto, FL

66.) ZOO KEEPER – MAMMAL DEPARTMENT, San Antonio Zoo, San Antonio, TX

*** Weekly Piracy Report

…and more! Scroll down and see them all!

*** One Paragraph Pitch:

I have stories and poems,

I devise copy and songs

you'll find me here¹

or at home²

I have words for you.

I work on teams or alone,

my talent for phrasing is strong

I can write short or go long

I have words for you.

My personality is calm,

'cause my initials spell “om”

flustered, I do not become

just keep composed/ing till I'm done.

My name is olufunke moses

and I have some words for you.

© 2011 olufunke a. moses

Olufunke Abiola Moses: Writer | Copywriter | Storyteller

Visit me: ¹http://cargocollective.com/olufunkemoses; ²http://tableofcontents.me;

http://www.facebook.com/myMiOLA

Contact me: 919.423.2043; olu@tableofcontents.me

(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.)

*** JOTW October Special: This month only. JOTW is offering two paragraphs for the price of one for free One Paragraph Pitch postings. Send your two paragraphs to Ned at lundquist989@cs.com. Hurry. Supplies are limited.

*** IABC’s Accreditation Month: October

1 October to 15 November is the best time of year to apply to the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) accreditation program, a globally recognized professional communication credentialing program. Anyone applying during that period will receive a US$20 gift certificate to the IABC Knowledge Centre, IABC’S extensive online bookstore, and be entered in a drawing for valuable prizes selected to enhance candidates’ path to accreditation.

The Accredited Business Communication credential (ABC) is widely acknowledged as the gold standard in professional communications. The ABC establishes expertise in strategic planning and current best practices in the communication field. ABCs attest that having the credential has improved their resume, increased their confidence, and brought value to their organizations.

For more information and to apply visit http://www.iabc.com/abc/ .

*** Top Five Placement:

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JOTW will offer corporate and executive search recruiters the opportunity to post up to three jobs at a time for free. If you want to post more than three I suggest you send them out as a “Can’t Wait” posting.

Also, there has been customer demand to offer repeat listings. The JOTW policy is to list a job just once. That’s why your JOTW newsletter is so fresh every Monday morning. But, if you want to repeat your posting, you can pay to post your job at the top of the newsletter for several weeks in a row for $100 per week.

So, here’s the premium placement pricelist:

Can’t Wait posting — $300 per announcement for an many jobs as you want Can’t Wait posting — $300 per announcement for as many jobs as you want (You can also use a Can’t Wait announcement to promote your product or service)

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To place a premium announcement in JOTW, contact Ned Lundquist at lundquist989@cs.com.

*** DEFCON 1?

Do you still do DEFCON… I haven’t seen one in a while.

Mat

(It was placed on hold when my hard drive crashed. It recommenced publication this past Wednesday. http://www.yourdefcon1.com/)

*** Back is beautiful:

The DEFCON 1 and Your Very Next Step newsletters, both of which were temporarily suspended following my hard drive crash, are back.

If you are a DEFCON 1 subscriber, you received your Oct. 5th newsletter, and should continue to get DEFCON 1 every Wednesday. This newsletter, with all kinds of job opportunities in the defense industry, van also be read at www.yourdefcon1.com. Get a free subscription by sending a blank email to DCO-subscribe@topica.com.

And the monthly “Your Very Next Step” newsletter has returned. You can read it at www.yourverynextstep.com. But why not sign up for your own subscription—it’s free—for this travel/adventure/outdoor/conservation newsletter by sending a blank email to yourverynextstep-subscribe@topica.com.

*** 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.

http://www.dvidshub.net/video/124395/womens-education-center-gift

Send school supplies to Tom at:

Tom Clementson

MSG/OR-8

Public Affairs Senior Enlisted Advisor

ISAF Joint Command

KAIA Attn: IJC PAO

APO AE 09320

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*** Sesame Square – Nigeria

This Nigerian co-production of the children's television series Sesame Street is designed to educate and delight the country's youngest citizens. The project combines locally produced segments, including live action films and animation, with international library segments. Broadcast on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Sesame Square offers children an entertainment-based vehicle for learning basic literacy, mathematics, life skills, and health, including age-appropriate HIV/AIDS education.

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*** 10th Annual Strategic Communication Management Summit & Awards, 11 – 13 October 2011 in London.

The SCM Summit, celebrating its tenth anniversary, kicks off in just two weeks – and as we transition into a new decade, we’ve shifted our focus to the future for internal comms; trends set to shape the next 3-5 years, their impact for IC, and how you can succeed in meeting them.

Details: http://bit.ly/ozqRWk

Book your place online: http://bit.ly/ovSF25

Email us: events@melcrum.com

Call us on: +44 (0)20 7357 8888.

*** Missing links?

Listings 7 and 8 show up on the initial summary but not on the main list.

Thanks for all your work,

Paul

(Yes, you are right. My mistake in compiling the contents list. I fixed it at www.nedsjotw.com, and just in case, here are the jobs with correct links:

7.) Publicist, KQED, San Francisco, CA

http://careers.naspa.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=201&max=100&site%5Fid=190&t730=&t735=120&jb=8750252

8.) Corporate Communications Advisor, Dell, Round Rock, TX

http://jobs.dell.com/texas/marketing/corporate-communications-advisor-jobs)

*** Let’s get to the jobs:

*** Here’s a JOTW “Can’t Wait” posting from Crowell & Moring LLP:

1.) Assistant Director, Marketing & Business Development, Crowell & Moring LLP, Washington, DC

One of Washington, DC’s best law firms, Crowell & Moring LLP seeks an experienced and talented Assistant Director, Marketing & Business Development for our Marketing & Business Development department. The Assistant Director is a key leader within the firm and is responsible for driving branding, marketing communications, marketing operations, and events in support of business development efforts across all offices. The Assistant Director supervises a team of marketing professionals to direct and implement strategies for brand development, web site development, customer relationship management systems, collateral development & advertising, vendor management, sponsorships, the departmental budget, and a robust events program.

Overview of Responsibilities:

• Serve as an integral part of the department’s leadership team to direct the communication of a clear, consistent and effective firm brand externally and internally.

• Manage the continuous improvement of the content and design of the firm’s website, including substantive editing as needed.

• Work with Events Manager to conceptualize and conduct industry and client events, and direct action plans for business development focused follow up.

• Working with internal staff and external consultants, manage the content development, production, and placement of all firm collateral, such as advertising and brochures.

• Oversee CRM and/or ERM implementation and list databases for marketing and business development efforts.

• Oversee sponsorship opportunities and other industry group relations.

• Manage external client alert program and all other branded items.

• Manage marketing vendors, including ad agency, print agency, promotional items merchants and others.

• Forecast, plan and budget annual and quarterly department expenditures, including departmental staffing.

• Possesses strong understanding of how the Marketing/Communications function supports business development and is able to prioritize opportunities as a result.

• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to build effective internal and external stakeholder relationships.

• Strong competency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel). Familiarity with the Internet, databases and graphic design software is desired.

• Some travel required.

Required Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related field.

• Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in marketing, communications and business development required.

• Experience conceptualizing and implementing branding campaigns and standards required.

• Possesses strong understanding of how the Marketing/Communications function supports business development and is able to prioritize opportunities as a result.

• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to build effective internal and external stakeholder relationships.

• Strong competency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel). Familiarity with the Internet, databases and graphic design software is desired.

Some travel required.

If you are interested in this opportunity or in exploring other available positions at the Firm, please visit http://www.crowell.com/careers to apply online.

Contact information:

Staff Recruiter

Crowell & Moring, LLP

1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20004

opportunities@crowell.com

*** From Todd Stotler:

I wanted to touch base with you, ITA International is seeking a PAO with combat camera experience to fill a position at Naval Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) at JEB, Little Creek, VA.

Thanks,

Todd Stotler

www.ita-intl.com

2.) PAO with combat camera experience, Naval Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC), ITA International, JEB Little Creek, VA.

Description:

ITA International, LLC, specializes in providing global support services focused on the maritime and coastal environment. ITA provides analysis, planning, training, security, marine, logistics, and engineering support services. Our clients include the U.S. Government, nongovernmental organizations and commercial clients conducting operations worldwide. ITA International LLC is an 8 (a) Small Disadvantaged and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business.

In support of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) Expeditionary Training Group (ETG), ITA International is providing support in the continued development and management of the policy and procedures, which includes organizational structure, scope of effort, identifying training requirements, and articulating the responsibilities and authority for the ETG in training. In addition, support will be provided to prepare the Adaptive Force Package Staff for certification, and coordinating and assessing NECC integrated training internal and external to the NECC Claimancy.

ITA International is currently seeking a Public Affairs Officer with Combat Camera experience. This position is currently located at NAB Little Creek, Norfolk, Va.

As PAO, responsibilities include the following:

•Serves as a Public Affairs and Combat Camera SME for ETG

•Develops exercises that will focus on requirements that address Public Affairs objectives

•Coordinates with appropriate Non-DoD agencies and other specific points of contact and develops integration capabilities for NECC Unit level training

•Coordinates with appropriate U.S. military group representatives and other specific points of contact in the development and execution of integrated training projects, and develops standing command relationships pertinent to ETG activities

•Responsible for compiling, integrating and preparing staff and community inputs for complex projects and briefings into concise and consolidated outputs

•Maintain a network of points of contact and others relevant to establishing professional working relationships for prospective partnering and resourcing of ETG

•Identify opportunities for cooperation’s with US government and non-government partners by developing and negotiating joint agreements and supporting the implementation of joint training projects

•Coordinate the inclusion of intelligence briefs for presentation to deployable staff and address the impact to the strategic communications objectives

•Attend scripting conferences for all exercises

•Develop Master Scenario Event List (MSEL) injects for Operations Center and Certification exercises

•Provide White Cell support as required for certification exercises

•Ensure that all exercises for NECC Echelon IV and V commands are designed to successfully accomplish the 49 common staff NTAs assessed during the deployment certification exercise.

The ideal candidate will possess 10 years experience in military public affairs with a background in military operations and training. Preferred candidate must have Navy Expeditionary Warfare background and previous instructor experience. The candidate must be able to complete tasks independently with very little guidance and must, be flexible, have good people skills, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with a can-do attitude.

Excellent compensation package available. If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Anna Robertson (arobertson@ita-intl.com).

ITA International is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status or any status protected by applicable federal, state, or local discrimination laws.

3.) Director of Communications & Public Relations, Special Olympics Connecticut, Hamden, CT

http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=1691&jb=8790613

*** From Nancy Browne, SPHR:

Hello, Ned,

Please post Strayer University’s Director of Public Relations position on Monday’s blog. This is a full time position with Strayer University in Herndon, VA. Here is a link to the posting and application http://bit.ly/o55lOE.

Regards,

Nancy Browne, SPHR

Staffing/Employee Relations Specialist

Strayer University

Herndon, VA

4.) Director of Public Relations, Strayer University, Herndon, VA

If you are seeking a growing organization where you can use your talents to help others achieve their goals, join Strayer University. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including a 90% tuition discount and significant career growth opportunities.

Under limited supervision, the Director of Public Relations is responsible for developing and executing strategic public relations programs that are media-results driven to support the dynamic needs of a growing adult-focused University system. Public relations programs will promote the Strayer University brand in both local markets and nationwide. Programs will focus on gaining publicity and exposure for the University’s students, alumni, and faculty and its academic excellence to traditional and online media outlets and to industry thought leaders/stakeholders. The public relations programs must also leverage digital and social media assets.

Candidate should be a motivated, self-starter with experience managing multiple priorities and diverse audiences.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Responsible for setting, and executing on, strategic public relations direction for Strayer University

• Responsible for generating ongoing, opportunistic public relations outreach in each of the Strayer University media markets and nationwide

• Maintain and expand current public relations initiatives such as commencement ceremonies and new market outreach programs

• Responsible for developing new strategic partnerships and programs that will further the Strayer University brand within communities (e.g., speaker’s series, community partnerships and career workshops, literacy efforts, etc.)

• Oversee tactical and strategic management of outside public relations agency

• Drive social media strategy in support of overall public relations objectives

• Promote selected faculty as experts to media based on current events

• Responsible for media tours introducing the University in new markets and/or existing markets

• Responsible for establishing programs within the University system to identify student and alumni success stories and faculty expert outreach

• Oversee the development and implementation of Strayer University media support materials (e.g., press kits, backgrounders, press releases, fact sheets, bios) in areas as needed

• Support and develop special events and internal communications as needed

• Responsible for research, writing and promotion of press releases, articles and other communications pieces

• Serve as media relations contact in regional markets

• Identify and prepare approved University spokespeople for media interviews

• Work closely with Marketing team to ensure maximum media opportunities are achieved through scheduled media buys

• Identify and pursue editorial calendar opportunities in key regions to create pitches to exemplify “standout students” and faculty members

• Responsible for updating the Corporate Communications Department related sections of the Strayer University Web site and Intranet

• Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

• 15 years demonstrated success in public relations program planning and execution

• Emphasis in media relations

• Must have solid understanding of social media space as it relates to public relations

• Ability to manage multiple detailed projects to timely and accurate completion within budget

• Prior agency and corporate experience a plus

• Proven ability to manage a department and/or staff

• Must have proven ability to problem solve while operating in a fast-paced environment and managing changing priorities

• Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or related field required

• Master’s degree in related field a plus

• Excellent proofreading skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent presentation skills.

• Demonstrable proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

• Position requires travel

http://bit.ly/o55lOE.

5.) Senior Editor – Central Editing Desk, Platts, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Houston, Texas

http://mcgraw-hill.jobs/houston-tx/senior-editor-central-editing-desk/523509/job/

6.) Senior Editor, Health, ivillage, NBC Universal, NY, NY

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?job_did=J3H4DM6JL99T8FQGHCX

*** From Terri Lynn Johnson, ABC, APR, Associate Professor, Eastern Illinois University;

who got it from Alan R. Freitag, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA, UNC Charlotte; who got it from Gaelle Duthler with Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates:

7.) Faculty, College of Communication & Media Sciences, Zayed University, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The Opportunity

The College of Communication and Media Sciences offers a comprehensive program of study, providing students opportunities to develop their communication skills and prepare themselves to play important professional leadership roles. Studies lead to a B.S. degree in Communication and Media Sciences with specializations in one of four areas: integrated strategic communications, visual communications, tourism and cultural communications, and converged media. Graduate programs leading to an M.A. degree also exist in tourism and cultural communications and in strategic public relations.

The College of Communication and Media Sciences is seeking candidates to begin spring or fall, 2012. A search for these positions will open immediately and remain open until filled.

The Responsibilities

The College seeks candidates at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor level, with expertise in teaching in the Integrated Strategic Communications area. Applicants for the position should be able to teach a range of introductory to advanced courses, especially in the public relations field, as well as Communication and Media Research Analysis, and selected courses in the College’s core curriculum. Successful candidates may also have significant professional experience with digital media in one or more of the following areas: advertising, public relations, and/or marketing. A graduate program also exists in strategic public relations, and the candidate should be qualified to teach in that program.

The position also requires the successful applicant to handle student advising, course development, serve on College-wide committees, conduct scholarly activities, including research and/or creative endeavors and engage in ongoing accreditation preparedness activities.

The Requirements

To teach in the College of Communication and Media Sciences, the Ph.D. is preferred, although the MA/MS is acceptable with considerable professional experience. Candidates for positions should also have a record of significant professional experience and/ or scholarly research in the area of emphasis and baccalaureate-level teaching experience that meets international standards of scholarship. Candidates should be accomplished professionals with teaching experience or effective teacher/scholars and should be willing to teach in the undergraduate program, the College’s graduate programs, as well as outreach efforts to the community. Preference for positions will be given to candidates who demonstrate the ability to teach, do research and/or engage in creative activity, and participate in interdisciplinary College efforts in addition to their specific areas of specialization.

Applications from communication and media generalists are always welcome. The successful candidates will help implement significant curricular innovations in the College and will help enhance its efforts for international accreditation. Currently, Zayed University is accredited by the Middle State Commission on Higher Education and the College’s program is accredited by the International Advertising Association. Women and/or Arabic-speaking candidates are encouraged to apply, although all teaching is in English. For more details about the College’s leadership, faculty and programs, visit us at www.zu.ac.ae.

The Benefits

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is located in the southeastern part of the Arabian Peninsula. Qatar and Saudi Arabia are to the west, Saudi Arabia and Oman to the south, Oman to the east, and the Arabian Gulf to the north. The UAE is a tolerant country that values the contribution of the expatriate workforce. The government is committed to providing a safe environment for all citizens and residents. There is little to no crime as people from all different countries work and socialize together in harmony. Zayed University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries free of tax in the United Arab Emirates, housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and subsidized healthcare for the employee.

To Apply

Please go to http://www.zu.ac.ae/main/en/_careers/index.aspx for the application form and submit your resume along with the names and contact details of at least three referees, a statement of undergraduate teaching philosophy, a statement of scholarly and creative interests, particularly as they may apply to the Middle East, and as to how they might involve undergraduate students.

*** Here is another from Terri Lynn Johnson, ABC, APR, Associate Professor, Eastern Illinois University;

who got it from Alan R. Freitag, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA, UNC Charlotte:

8.) Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, The Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the College of Communication and Information Sciences, THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, Tuscaloosa,

AL

Announcement of Faculty Opening

The Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the College of Communication and Information Sciences is seeking an outstanding individual to fill a public relations tenure-track assistant professor position in our nationally recognized program. The position begins August 16, 2012.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Must be able to teach undergraduate courses in public relations and mass communications and graduate level courses in advertising/public relations. (Note: The department’s MA program combines advertising and public relations.)

There is also the opportunity to participate in the college wide doctoral program. Ability to teach research methods is a plus.

An earned doctorate is required by date of appointment. Applicants must demonstrate high potential to establish a scholarly research program. Previous successful teaching and/or professional experience desired.

Salary

Salary is open and based on qualifications.

College and Department

The department is one of five academic units in the College of Communication & Information Sciences, which has more than 2,200 undergraduate and 447 graduate students, and 75 full-time faculty members. The department has more than 1,000 undergraduate and 25 M.A. students. The Ph.D. program has 53 students. Facilities, including The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations, are among the best in the country. University, college and departments are fully accredited.

The University

Located in the historic city of Tuscaloosa, the University is more than 175 years old and one of two comprehensive universities in Alabama. The University of Alabama is known for its attractive residential setting. Enrollment: 30,232 for fall 2010 (about 25,000 undergraduate and 5,232 graduate).

Application

To apply upload application, resume and cover letter at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu.

Also required are three letters of recommendation, which should be mailed to Dr. William Gonzenbach, Search Committee Chair, University of Alabama, Box 870172, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0172.

Applications accepted until position is filled, but review process begins November 1, 2011. Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Questions regarding the search should be directed to Dr. William Gonzenbach

(gonzenbach@apr.ua.edu).

*** From Terri Lynn Johnson, ABC, APR, Associate Professor, Eastern Illinois University;

who got it from Dr. Karen Miller Russell at the University of Georgia:

9.) Faculty Position in Public Relations, Department of Advertising and Public Relations, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

The Department of Advertising and Public Relations of the Grady College at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position in public relations to begin August 2012.

Academic Rank/Salary

Assistant Professor. Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary competitive.

Responsibilities

Candidates must have a teaching and research concentration in and commitment to public relations as an academic enterprise. A successful candidate must have a thorough grounding in theory, research, and practice and the ability to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in public relations, particularly such courses as PR administration, writing, research and campaign. Industry experience and expertise in digital, international or health and risk communication a plus.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in communication or related field required. ABDs will be considered. Sustained evidence or strong promise of research productivity required. Ability to mentor and direct graduate students also required.

Application Deadline

Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2011 and continue until position is filled. To apply for the position, submit a cover letter, names of three references, and curriculum vitae (electronic submission strongly preferred) to:

Dr. Karen Miller Russell, Associate Professor

Public Relations Search Committee Chair

Department of Advertising & Public Relations

Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication

University of Georgia

Athens, GA 30602-3018

Email: karenm@uga.edu (706) 542-5035

Learn more about the Department of Advertising and Public Relations and the Grady College at www.grady.uga.edu. The University of Georgia (www.uga.edu) is the nation’s first chartered state-supported university is a land grant/sea institution and is located 70 miles from Atlanta — in close proximity to major media outlets and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Athens is a progressive city noted for its beautiful surroundings, rich history, and recreational and cultural opportunities. It is consistently named one of the best college towns in the United States and is known for its music scene and college athletics (www.visitathensga.com).

The University of Georgia is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution

10.) Senior Editor, ELT, Pearson, Harlow, UK

http://jobs.pearson.com/job/Harlow-Editor-2FSenior-Editor-Job/1400568/

11.) Media Supervisor, Integer Group, Des Moines, Iowa

Life is way too short to not work at a place you love. So. You should work with us. You’ll love it. Need more proof? We were named in the top 25 best Medium-sized companies to work for in the USA for each of the last six years by the Great Place to Work Institute Inc.

We are looking for a Media Supervisor to help assist our growing media business by directly assisting with client’s needs and expectations. This position will develop and maintain media plans and buys on assigned accounts and will be responsible for all documentation including media budgets, billing, and deadlines.

Qualified candidates will be able to:

1. Strategically lead and have the ability to develop a team

2. Keep media and account teams updated and informed of status on all media projects

3. Oversee added value programs and execution of promotional opportunities and media buys to ensure smooth execution

4. Present effectively in front of clients and team members

5. Develop appropriate media strategies & tactics to enable client’s message to produce desired customer response.

6. Research relevant media opportunities, providing written recommendations, planning budgets, and presenting information to the client

Qualified candidates will possess:

1. 8 – 10 years of media experience with 2 – 4 years of management/supervisory experience

2. Knowledge of traditional and non-traditional media of all types

3. Experience with metrics based planning, including third party serving set up and execution

4. Excellent presentation skills and attention to detail

5. Strong organizational and leadership skills

6. Ability to communicate effective both verbally and in writing

7. Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects

8. Experience with Google analytics

9. Local market and franchise business experience preferred

And to sweeten the deal even more:

The Integer Group is one of the world’s fastest growing and leading retail and promotional marketing agencies. We’ve got offices all over the world and we’re still growing.

We’re also a part of TBWA\Worldwide, itself part of Omnicom Group, Inc. You may have heard of it. If not, it means we’re a part of a leading global-marketing and corporate-communications company with some sweet benefits.

The Integer Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA4/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=INTEGER&cws=1&rid=224

12.) Chief Communications and Development Officer, Credit Where Credit Is Due, New York, New York

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=355600016

*** From Alex Vitale:

Ned, hoping you can run this job posting in JOTW. Thanks in advance!

Best,

Alex

13.) Account Director or Vice President, AXIS AGENCY, Dallas, Texas

AXIS is a leading multicultural marketing agency with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco, Austin and Dallas. Experts in developing and implementing integrated communications programs for a range of audiences, the award-winning multicultural work of AXIS helps companies expand their reach through thoughtful marketing that connects lifestyle, culture and language with company brands.

We are seeking an Account Director or Vice President to be based in our Dallas office. This position will work on a large principal consumer account. Candidates must have 10 + years of public relations agency experience, bilingual Spanish –English (speaking, reading, writing) skills, have current knowledge of the U.S. Hispanic market, strong major consumer accounts experience, excellent media contacts and have a solid understanding of social media.

For this job, you’ll need to be able to:

o Identify, build, maintain and grow relationships with Influencers who matter in U.S. Hispanic media. Pitch stories, influence coverage and pass on your knowledge to others.

o Grow and maintain client relationships by providing strategic and tactical counsel in direct partnership with them. Solve problems and work alongside team members.

o Have an impact on agency business and culture. Improve the team and be a leader.

o Manage, motivate and mentor people and bring new talents to the team.

o Contribute to agency and client strategic planning initiatives. Educate and oversee team on cross-agency activity.

The company offers and competitive compensation and benefits as well as outstanding professional development. Axis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA.M/F/D/V.

Submit resume and cover letter to: Alejandro Vitale, avitale@theaxisagency.com

14.) Corporate Communications, Junior Level, Omnicom Group, Kansas City, Missouri

http://talentlink.omnicomlink.com/jobdetail.aspx?Jid=2291

15.) Senior Editor, ESPN, Inc., Bristol, CT

http://jobs.espncareers.com/bristol/editor/senior-editor-jobs

16.) Communications Manager, New York Women's Foundation, NY, NY

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=355300006

17.) Director of Internal Communications, TASC, Inc., Chantilly, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=102924795

18.) Editor / Senior Editor, Trefis, New Delhi, India

Spacebound

19.) Editor / Senior Editor / Writer, Trefis, Boston, Mass.

Spacebound

20.) Vice President, Global Education Programs, Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership, Silver Spring, MD

http://www.comminit.com/content/vice-president-global-education-programs-discovery-channel-global-education-partnership-

21.) Senior Communications Manager, MBO Partners, Herndon, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=102749583

22.) Corporate Communications Manager, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, TX

https://dow.taleo.net/careersection/10020/jobdetail.ftl?lang=pt_en&job=339913

*** From Kris Gallagher, ABC:

23.) Corporate Communications Writer, global professional services firm, Chicago, IL

Recruiting for a direct-hire Corporate Communications Writer to work at a high-profile global professional services firm with an office in DT Chicago

Paladin is in search of a direct-hire Corporate Communications Writer to work for one of top, global professional services clients. This is an exciting opportunity to leverage your strong business writing skills to influence a global audience of top executives across a variety of industries while working within a tight-knit team of talented marketers and communicators.

The right candidate will have 6-10 years of business writing experience for either a major corporation or within a professional services environment where you have written and developed thought leadership publications such as white papers, studies, speeches, bylined articles, newsletter articles as well as more traditional materials such as emails and executive biographies. This is an excellent position for a skilled writer knowledgeable about a broad range of global business and leadership issues who is seeking an opportunity to contribute to a wide variety of thought leadership and corporate marketing initiatives.

Location: Downtown Chicago; no option to telecommute

Start Date: ASAP

Hours: Flexibility to start early/leave early, vice versa, hours are flexible

Salary: $65,000 – $85,000/year with extremely strong total compensation package which includes profit sharing, increasing annual bonuses, nearly 100% subsidized healthcare insurance, robust PTO package, etc.

Responsibilities:

• Contribute to the identification/development of topics that provide insight into clients’ strategic leadership issues and needs

• Write and produce thought leadership pieces to promote knowledge of their leadership team.

• Prepare creative briefs, interview guides and executive summaries for articles, studies and white papers

• Draft and contribute to consultant speeches and presentations

• Work directly with design team to shepherd designed layouts through review process and proof for print

• Contribute to firm-level projects that help promote the brand internally and externally, including creating and maintaining corporate marketing collateral

• Prepare and review credential materials, including biographies, backgrounders and other introductory material

• Juggle day-to-day mar-com requests, such as writing and editing cover letters, invitations, press releases, online surveys, ads, etc…

IDEAL CANDIDATE

• 6 –10 years of professional writing experience; must come from an environment where he/she is writing every day for a senior-level audience, in the business-to-business space, ideally in the professional services industry

• Possesses excellent writing and editing skills as demonstrated by the ability to effectively cultivate and synthesize thematic ideas

• Possesses excellent oral communication skills; articulate, poised and credible to senior management and clients

• Skilled in the development and production process; has the ability to take a project from inception to completion, working with consultants, designers, marketing managers, etc…

• Strong proofreading and editing skills a must

• Ability to work in a matrixed environment with considerable autonomy

• Well-read and knowledgeable of business issues; intellectually curious

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

*** From Cindy French:

24.) Senior Account Executive, TMNCorp, Silver Spring, Maryland

TMNCorp, a full-service communications firm located in Silver Spring, Maryland, is looking for an experienced Senior Account Executive to manage government, nonprofit, and corporate accounts. The ideal candidate will have 7-10 years experience coordinating all aspects of a comprehensive communications campaigns. Candidate should have strong media relations, writing and overall account management experience. Knowledge of transportation issues is preferred.

This position will support our Marketing and Communications group and provide mid-level management of communications campaigns. The ideal candidate has media relations and print/digital experience. Candidate will be a strategic, creative, quick-thinking individual.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Senior Account Executive's primary job is making sure the client receives the services required in the scope of work in a timely manner and the execution of the work is within the cost parameters for labor hours and other direct costs established by the contract/task order. Primary SAE responsibilities:

• Drive day to day account activities

• Lead client meetings, presentations at client meetings, and routine reporting

• Manages client requests, project timeline and support staff

• Develop communication strategies for short and long term campaigns

• Effectively communicate to internal and external teams to ensure projects meet deadlines, budgets and client expectations.

• Manage and monitor project budgets including labor and consultant hours

• Ensure all client deliverables including press releases, design comps, blue lines, reports, broadcast materials etc. are quality checked prior to releasing to client

• Conduct aggressive media relations when needed

• Maintains project management systems including databases, filing and other electronic and paper based management system

• Monitor and identify industry trends relevant to client work

• Gathers and assembles background information and analyses as needed by business development staff in the development of proposals

Skills/Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, or have a MBA or MPH

• A minimum of 7-10years of agency experience

• Strong communication skills both verbal & written

• Desire to be a long-term member of a fast moving, growing team

• Able to work in a fast paced environment

• Able to work effectively independently as well as in a team environment

• Work well under pressure and maintain a positive attitude

• Experience building strong client relationship

• Experience planning, developing, and implementing communication campaigns

• Experience with radio and/or TV spots, print material production.

• Experience with new media (digital, interactive, mobile, social media) a plus.

• Experience coordinating SMT a plus

• Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

Please email a copy of your resume, a cover letter describing your pertinent experience, salary requirements and sample materials to jobs@tmncorp.com and use the Email subject header “Senior Account Executive.” TMNcorp is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EOE). www.tmncorp.com

25.) Communications Senior Associate, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC

Deadline: October 12 2011

http://www.comminit.com/content/communications-senior-associate-inter-american-development-bank-washington-dc-united-sta

26.) Senior Manager, Media Relations and Constituent Communications, Financial Accounting Foundation, Norwalk, CT

http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=1691&jb=8791989

27.) Director Corporate Communications, Topco & Associates, Chicago, IL

Job Description:

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Reports to CEO. Responsible for the global communications internally and externally to fulfill company mission to enhance the competitive position of the company.

KEY FUNCTIONS:

1. Project Management

a) Conceptualizes and manages action plans for annual company member and associate conferences.

b) Oversee event resources, logistics and billing for banquet event, food, decor, transportation, security, etc.

c) Responsible for speakers, schedules, and presentations.

2. External Communications

a) Receive and coordinate all media inquiries and serve as media spokesperson when appropriate.

b) Manage relationships with local and trade media (reporters and editors).

c) Write and distribute all formal company announcements, including press releases and media statements.

3. Digital Communications

a) Serve as web administrator and track metrics for company website, vendor microsite, and employee Intranet.

b) Oversee all content changes to news, press releases, documents and job listings on a daily basis.

c) Review the company e-newsletters, participate in story brainstorming sessions, produce copy as necessary.

d) Manage company social media presence with news and information updates.

4. Internal Communications

a) Design employee intranet site; write copy and create architecture for the site.

b) Update news feed content for the site.

c) Support HR department in company-wide communications through editing and copy writing.

d) Participate in special internal task forces to promote employee engagement.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Business Administration, Public Relations or other related field required.

• 10+ years of experience in media and/or public relations, including 5 years as a Manager or equivalent supervisory level.

• Superior ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels.

About the Company:

Business is a 67-year old, $11B procurement and service cooperative company primarily focused on private label with record growth for the past decade. Overall, firm leverages the combined purchasing power of 50+ member companies (mostly supermarket retailers, wholesalers and foodservice distributors) nationwide to get volume discounts from wholesalers and manufacturers. Company distributes more than 5,000 private-label items, including perishables, pharmacy, and food service to retail locations throughout the US. Its brands include Food Club, Shurfine, and a line of labels such as Top Crest and Top Care. In addition to procurement, company helps its members contain costs through cost effective recommendations of financial-services programs and other strategic business services including quality and packaging.

http://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/Director-Corporate-Communications/4dc645ff/

28.) Corporate/Integrated Media Communication Faculty Position, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia

http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site%5Fid=1691&jb=8832938

29.) Senior Research Manager, BBC World Service Trust, London, United Kingdom

Deadline: October 12 2011

http://www.comminit.com/content/senior-research-manager-bbc-world-service-trust-london-united-kingdom

30.) Marketing and Communications Director, The Outdoor Foundation, Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=31397917

*** From Hannah Hovivian:

Hello,

American Honda Motor Co., Inc has an opening for an Auto Public Relations Specialist. We would like to post on your website.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thanks.

Hannah Hovivian

31.) Auto Public Relations Specialist, American Honda Motor Co., Torrance, California

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. is seeking a talented Auto Public Relations Specialist to position and promote Honda automobiles and Honda leadership in key areas of competitiveness including DQR, Value, Environment, Safety and Technology. This position is responsible for creating, managing and maintaining all Honda press materials including the online newsroom, press kits, news releases, photography and video assets. In addition, this role supports media relations and online influencer activities.

Responsibilities:

• Press materials production, writing and editing

• Online newsroom adminstration

Photography and video asset development

Qualifications:

Journalism or Public Relations education or experience is required.

• Strong communications skills including excellent writing ability. Automotive technical or mechanical background or knowledge is necessary.

• Fundamental knowledge of public relations strategies, tactics, functions and tools. In depth technical knowledge of automobiles systems and operations.

• Very strong technical writing skills are mandatory.

• roficiency in MS Office suite and knowledge of HTML. Knowledge about digital media communications technologies and formats.

• An eye for details. Knowledge of AP Style. Strong understanding of photography and videography technologies and techniques.

• Knowledge about Honda products and history is a plus.

• Position is located at Honda Headquarters in Torrance, California

We offer a competitive benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision, Life & Disability insurance, 401K, Pension plan, Paid sick & vacation, flexible work hours and more.

For immediate consideration please apply at: www.corporate.honda.com/careers/

Req ID AHM00009Z AA/EEO

*** From MarK Sofman:

32.) Sr. Nuclear Site Communications Specialist – Limerick, Exelon, Pottstown, PA

http://bit.ly/oU6cbh

*** From Janine Smith:

33.) Marketing Manager, The National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA

The National Science Teachers Association located in Arlington, VA, seeks highly qualified candidates to fill an opening for Marketing Manager, reporting to the Director, Marketing. This position will be responsible for coordinating projects, programs and internal and external marketing messages and materials that support and maintain the continuity, stability and growth of NSTA’s non-dues revenue-generating functions. Responsibilities: manage and implement advertising and promotional programs in internal channels for NSTA Press, Conferences, Professional Development Programs and other in-house departments, from media scheduling through contracts and insertion orders; copywriting, proofreading, editing, and production oversight; maintain schedule and files of print and online advertisements. Manage production of two seasonal book catalogs, manage and coordinate relevant segments of NSTA Website including online promotional initiatives through NSTA Science Store. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, English or any appropriate major that requires writing and communications excellence, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be well organized with an eye for detail, excellent time management and task management skills with effective interpersonal skills. Must be able to successfully coordinate processes, programs and budgets in a busy office with tight deadlines and with minimum supervision. Three or more years of related experience in corporate or non-profit marketing setting with direct mail experience desired. Some travel required. Excellent benefits including flexible schedule, medical & dental insurance, generous paid leave & 401(k) match. Metro-accessible (Rosslyn/Courthouse), free parking available. Send resume & cover letter with salary requirements to: hr@nsta.org Resumes w/o salary requirements will not be considered. EEOE

34.) Corporate Communications Specialist, Scotts Miracle-gro Company, Marysville, OH

https://scotts.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=183220

35.) Writer/Editor, American Humane Association, Washington, D.C.

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=355900011

36.) Corporate Communications Representative, PG & E, San Francisco, CA

https://pgecorp.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=11006909

37.) Corporate Communications, Junior Level, Fleishman-Hillard, Kansas City, MO

https://jobs-fleishman.icims.com/jobs/3230/job?mode=job&iis=DirectEmployers&iisn=DirectEmployers%20Association

38.) Employee Communications, Yoh, Schenectady, NY

http://jobs.adrants.com/job/employee-communications-schenectady-ny-yoh-6e7ee4385b

39.) Marketing Manager Online Communications, American Humane Association, Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=31406037

From Bridget Serchak, who got it from Amy Berry:

40.) Marketing & Communications Specialist, Acciona Wind Energy, Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

• Maintain North American corporate web portal

• Utilize web 2.0 and social media tools for company recruitment, promotion, grass roots efforts and promotion

• Prepare national/regional/global press releases and ensure that necessary approvals are sought and news distribution is successfully optimized

• Manage national and topical media relations efforts and ideation

• Manage third party vendors; public relations agencies, interactive agencies, news services, event support agencies

• Manage company participation in industry events, conferences and exhibitions in North America, working closely with global counterparts for consistency of execution

• Manage events such as wind farm dedications, open houses, community meetings

• Support the marketing and communications efforts of the functional groups within the company- Development, Construction, O&M

• Develop community relation plans for development projects in the US

• Support Internal Communications in conjunction with Human Resources

• Manage marketing and communications for ACCIONA Windpower

• Support Acciona’s Water and Infrastructure Businesses in North America on an as needed basis

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism or public relations/public affairs; or equivalent

• Must have at least some external experience in media/public relations (internship)

• Must have experience identifying opportunities for communications effectiveness in a growing/dynamic company

• Must have experience with PhotoShop and InDesign, or openness to learning programs

• Broad range of experience in communication/marketing mediums; web, print, events, public affairs, etc…

• Experience in communications regarding large-scale, sometimes controversial, projects broadly affecting the public

• Excellent written communication and organizational skills

• Experience in the renewable energy market is a plus

• Travel required, up to 25%

Contact:

Amy Berry (aberry@acciona-na.com)

Director, Marketing & Communications

ACCIONA ENERGY NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION

333 W. Wacker Dr, Suite 1500

Chicago, IL 60606

Direct: 312.673.3021

41.) Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Sepracor, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc., Marlborough, MA

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc., an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. (DSP), is a research-based pharmaceutical company dedicated to treating and preventing human disease by discovering, developing and commercializing innovative pharmaceutical products that are directed toward serving large and growing markets and unmet medical needs.

Reporting to the Vice President of Corporate Planning and Communications, this senior level position will have overall responsibility for developing and implementing Sunovion corporate internal employee communications across a range of communication vehicles. In addition, this person will take a leadership role in supporting and helping to craft Sunovion and DSP’s corporate / investor relations activities and priorities.

Essential Functions In this highly visible position, this person will be expected to take the lead on internal communications, developing strategies and driving through programs that support key business objectives and complement the organization's mission, vision and values.

Candidates will have a demonstrated track record in managing cross functional teams, creating partnerships across various functions and a proven ability to interact with executive leadership.

Responsibilities include:

• Develop and lead an integrated communications platform that is relevant to all functions and North American sites

Key initiatives may include:

o Building an internal communications brand

o Strategic leadership to revamp / upgrade current Intranet site

o Leadership in managing all company employee meetings

o oversight and creation of an internal Sunovion newsletter

• Partner with functional leadership to support internal communication initiatives

o HR – Benefits, Program implementation, Recruiting & Employment branding

o G&A – Finance, Legal, CD&L, other

o R&D — Internal projects, new initiatives

• Provide strategic leadership on Corporate Communications/Investor Relations (IR) initiatives

o Drafting and execution of selected corporate press releases and accompanying Q&A

o Development and implementation of formalized press release review and sign-off process that complements corporate policy

o Selected media outreach

• Provide leadership and support to Sunovion’s parent company, DSP, on a range of IR and Corporate Communication initiatives

o Support DSP’s quarterly company earnings call (Q&A, presentation materials)

o U.S. investor relations road show support, as needed

o Investor relation strategy development

o Support for annual report development and DSP newsletter

Minimum education requirements Bachelors

Experience required 10+ Years

Knowledge & skills (general and technical) • Bachelors degree, communications background required. Masters degree preferred.

• 10+ years work experience of increasing responsibility in a communications role

• Pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience strongly preferred

• Investor Relations experience a plus

• Ability to work in fast-paced environment

• Perform well under tight deadlines

• Creative thinker with ability to implement new concepts and communication vehicles

• Strong interpersonal skills and experience interacting at all levels in an organization

• Self starter, able to initiate projects and see them through to completion

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Some travel required

Confidential Data All information (written, verbal, electronic, etc.) that an employee encounters is considered confidential.

Compliance Achieve and maintain Compliance with all applicable regulatory, legal and operational rules and procedures, by ensuring that all plans and activities for and on behalf of Sunovion are carried out with the “best” industry practices and the highest ethical standards.

Mental/Physical Requirements Fast paced environment handling multiple demands. Must be able to exercise appropriate judgment as necessary. Requires a high level of initiative and independence. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Requires ability to use a personal computer for extended periods of time.

https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=273815

42.) Senior Online Organizer, Beyond Coal Campaign, Sierra Club, Washington, DC

http://jobs.adrants.com/job/senior-online-organizer-beyond-coal-campaign-washington-dc-sierra-club-80bd745c72/?d=1

43.) MARCOM Specialist, Allied Telesis, San Jose, CA

http://search0.smartsearchonline.com/alliedtelesyn/jobs/jobdetails.asp?job_number=7134

44.) North America Marketing & Communication Manager, AirPlus international Inc., Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=31378082

45.) Vertical Mktg/Marcom Manager, Crawford Communications Group, Cupertino, CA

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CRAWFORD&cws=1

46.) Marcom Strategy Director-Commercial, Honeywell, Phoenix, AZ

https://honeywell.taleo.net/careersection/9/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1378311

47.) Dir., Regional Media Strategy & Communication, The College Board, New York City, NY

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=31311312

48.) Social Media Strategist, Crimson, Remote location

https://crimsonportal.secure.force.com/JobDetailPage?sessionId=&page=JobDetailPage&p=Candidate&jobsite=default&JobIds=a0K30000003qzDSEAY

49.) Marketing & Communications Specialist, Madison-area medical device company, offered through the QTI Group, Middleton, WI

http://www.qtigroup.com/JobDescription.aspx?jpid=MMAS44866

50.) Outreach, Communication and Operations Intern, Opera Lafayette, Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=31231552

51.) Marketing and Communications Director, The Outdoor Foundation, Washington, DC

The Position: Exceptional Communicator

The Outdoor Foundation is seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications that will set, guide and implement the organization’s communications strategy. The Director of Marketing and Communications will ensure that all communication vehicles consistently articulate The Outdoor Foundation’s mission to be the driving force behind a massive increase in active outdoor recreation in America. The senior leader will work directly with the Executive Director and will regularly collaborate with foundation staff, donors and constituents. A successful candidate will demonstrate authenticity, sense of purpose and a deep connection with the mission.

The successful candidate is:

• High energy, independent and entrepreneurial.

• Flexible and collaborative in her/his approach.

• Interested in the outdoors, sports and/or conservation.

• A true brand champion who understands the importance of purpose, customer service, and striving for excellence.

Basic Responsibilities

• Develop and implement marketing/communications plans in support of The Outdoor Foundation’s goals and initiatives

• Generate high-impact publicity to build awareness of The Outdoor Foundation through print, broadcast and online media. Cultivate key media contacts, write media advisories and press releases, pitch stories and develop internal and external briefing documents.

• Manage the foundation’s website and social media campaigns that build an online community and raise awareness of The Outdoor Foundation and Outdoor Nation, the Foundation’s signature program.

• Oversee the development, distribution and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral.

• Support the foundation’s fundraising efforts by writing donor letters, proposals and reports.

• Lead a team of young adult volunteers responsible for assisting with social media, design and other communications.

• Provide event coordination and support.

• Stay current in industry trends for the outdoors, health and wellness and conservation.

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree.

• Minimum 5 years of related experience in communications, public relations, marketing and/or development.

• Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills.

• Experience using social media to meet marketing goals.

• Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Excel; HTML preferred; Experience in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign or other desktop publishing software a plus.

Deadline: November 1, 2011

To apply, send resume, cover letter and salary requirements.

http://jobs.adrants.com/job/marketing-and-communications-director-washington-dc-the-outdoor-foundation-4ebaceab61/?d=1

51.) Marketing and Communications Director, The Outdoor Foundation, Washington, DC

52.) Social Learning/Social Networking Specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

http://jobs.adrants.com/job/social-learning-social-networking-specialist-cleveland-oh-federal-reserve-bank-of-cleveland-3fee45e78e/?d=1

53.) Senior Director, Media & External Relations, The National Urban League Policy Institute (NULPI), Washington DC

http://www.opajobs.com/jobs_details.php?AID=4351

54.) Communication Specialist, American Institutes for Research, Silver Spring, MD

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=31386302

55.) Marcom Manager, Hospice of Palm Beach County, Inc., West Palm Beach, FL

https://www10.ultirecruit.com/HOS1006/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*B59409F500607116

56.) LATAM Marcom Commerical, Microsoft, Fort Lauderdale, FL

This Job is eligible for the following work arrangements :TeleWork

We are looking for a smart, talented and experienced marketing professional/communications specialist to join the Central Marketing Organization at Microsoft.

Role reports to CMO Lead as part of the M&O field organization. Build and manage customer engagements, demand, perceptions, relationships and satisfaction through orchestrated, through-the-line integrated marketing communications efforts that are created in a productive team environment, and with extraordinary partnerships with sales and marketing colleagues and marketing communications agencies.

This role will lead cross-subsidiary, cross-product, and cross-audience Marcom strategy and execution through seamless channel integration in partnership with field and Corp stakeholders. The Marcom GTM Manager is responsible for the strategic development, management and integration of marketing communication campaigns ‘through-the-line’, aligned to meet the business objectives of the corresponding Business/Segment Groups. This role also has day-to-day agency management responsibility for one or both of Microsoft’s globally appointed Advertising and Relationship Marketing Agencies, Wunderman and Universal McCann.

A primary focus of this role will be the development, execution and Marcom planning of marketing campaigns. Additionally, this position plays a central role in partnering with Corporate CMG to land global campaigns, leveraging digital marketing vehicles and driving perception reinforcing digital interactions with customers as well as demand generation goals. Drives on-going improvements in efficacy of campaign spend, both from a cost and impact/return perspective.

Qualifications

• 10+ years of related experience. Bachelor required and Master’s preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• 10 years of solid marketing communications experience, preferably in consumer or technology marketing, including interactive

• Well-rounded global marketer with consumer and commercial experience; must be a creative, dynamic and forward thinking individual who has a passion for integrated Marcom & a passion for technology.

• Strategic business sense and vision (strategic thinking and analytical skills)

• Must be able to orchestrate planning, execution, and governance.

• Strong creative sensibility

• Strong organizational skills and thrives in a fast-paced sales & marketing environment

• Exceptional oral and written communication skills; proven cross-group collaboration

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, age, national origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

http://www.microsoft-careers.com/job/Fort-Lauderdale-LATAM-Marcom-Commerical-Job-FL-33301/1483219/

57.) Director, Corporate Communications – Aprimo, Teradata, Indianapolis, IN

https://teradata.taleo.net/careersection/prof/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=143804

58.) Assistant Editor, WaPo Labs, Washington Post Company, Washington DC

http://www.opajobs.com/jobs_details.php?AID=4414&sec=rw

*** JOTW Weekly alternative selections:

*** From Mark Sofman:

59.) Drag Queen Bingo Helper, Volunteer Center of Durham, Durham, NC

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60.) Relief Night-Logger Trainees, The Mudlogging Company, Houston, TX

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61.) Alternative Guitar Player, The Band of Black and White Infection, Miami, FL

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62.) Trash out foreclosed homes, CS Management LLC, Lansing, MI

Remove all debris interior and exterior of homes that previous home owners left behind.

This job calls for someone that is fit and can work long hard hours.

The homes have been sitting for a while, so they can be very nasty at times.

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63.) Alternative Guitar Player, The Band of Black and White Infection, Miami, FL

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64.) Piano Technician, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Annapolis, MD

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65.) Elephant Care Intern Program (Winter 2012), Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and the Ringling Bros. Center for Elephant Conservation, Palmetto, FL

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*** From Paul Hart, APR:

An alternate-career opportunity. The description of “delicate, wild and dangerous” animals reminds me of some old girlfriends.

Best,

Paul Hart

66.) ZOO KEEPER – MAMMAL DEPARTMENT, San Antonio Zoo, San Antonio, TX

Mammal Department Zoo Keepers perform a variety of tasks related to the handling and care of animals and their environments. The work requires an amount of independent action with less immediate supervision given after experience is acquired.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Establish and maintain positive, cooperative, and effective working relations with fellow employees.

Constantly exhibit a customer service attitude, a smile, and an obvious interest in visitor comfort and service.

Communicate with the public in a courteous and tactful manner and assist visitors with questions and directions to various areas of the Zoo. Address the visitor – do not wait to be asked.

Remove trash and debris from public areas; i.e. pick up litter whenever you see it.

Observe, evaluate, and report animal behavior and condition to a supervisor on a daily basis.

Perform routine and special duties involved in the daily care and maintenance of animals in captivity.

Exchange information with supervisory staff and coworkers on a regular basis.

Clean and maintain animal enclosures, service areas, and holding facilities using rake shovel, wheelbarrows and other tools daily and as required.

Assist in treating zoo animals in accordance with instructions of a supervisor or Zoo Veterinarian.

Provide assistance in construction and maintenance of animal enclosures, facility renovation and/or animal transfer.

Provide information and assistance to the public.

Drive motor vehicles or operate mechanical equipment as required.

Any and all other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Ability to work safely around delicate, wild, and dangerous animals.

Ability to withstand heavy outdoor labor in extreme temperatures typical of South Texas.

Sufficient delicacy to handle, examine, and move without harming sick, injured, or struggling small (often neonatal) animals.

Sufficient strength, agility, and coordination to net, capture, and/or restrain animals of extreme size, strength, and agility.

Ability to lift heavy (60 lb.) objects from ground level, move approximately 10', and to perform this function at least five times in succession without danger of injury.

Ability to safely maneuver a loaded wheelbarrow (100 lbs.) over uneven uphill terrain.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Able to communicate in English.

Able to safely operate light motor vehicles.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to work weekends, holidays and occasional after-hour assignments.

Valid Texas driver's license.

Associate degree in wildlife management, zoology, biology, or related field preferred.

One-year zoo keeping experience.

http://sanantonio.employmentguide.com/jobdetails.html?jobid=6533578

*** Weekly Piracy Report:

03:10.2011: 2016 LT: 07:49S – 040:14E: Off Mafia Island, Tanzania (Off Somalia).

Seven pirates in skiff approached a drill ship. The vessel sent out a distress which was responded to by a vessel which had Tanzanian navy personal onboard. There wea exchange of fire between the pirates and the navy resulting in all the pirates being apprehended and handed over to the police.

02.10.2011: 2337 LT: Posn: 04:06N – 002:51E, Off Cotonou, Benin.

Pirates armed with automatic weapons in two small boats fired upon and boarded a drifting chemical tanker. Crew retreated into the citadel and remained there for the entire night. The crew emerged from the citadel the next day and upon inspection, found that ship cash was stolen.

02.10.2011: 0400 UTC: Posn: 13:01N–048:49E Gulf of Aden.

A bulk carrier underway noticed a skiff approaching at 20 knots. Master raised alarm, informed navies in the vicinity and enforced anti piracy measures. At a distance of 500 meters the unarmed security team fired a flare which was ignored by the skiff. Seven pirates with a ladder were seen in the skiff. The crew retreated into the citadel. As the skiff hooked on the ladder the security team retreated into the citadel after informing the navies and locking all the doors. Communications with the navies was established from the citadel and an helicopter confirmed that no pirates were seen. The security team emerged from the citadel and after confirming that no pirates onboard they let the remaiing crew out out. It was noticed that the razow wire was damaged and ripped off by the pirates.

02.10.2011: 0901 UTC: Posn: 16:06.33N-062:47.60E, around 500nm east of Salalah, Oman (Off Somalia).

A general cargo ship underway noticed a skiff approaching at 23 knots. Master raised alarm and all non essential crew retreated into the citadel. As the skiff closed the armed team onboard the vessel fired a warning flare. The skiff ignored this and continued to approach the vessel and at a distance of approximately 60 meters from the ship started firing towards the vessel. The armed team fired warning shots infront of the skiff. This too was ignored and the skiff continued to approach the vessel. The armed team again fired warning shots closer to the skiff resulting int he skiff slowing down and moving away. However after a while the skiff once again approached the vessel at 23 knots and at a distance of 700 meters fired a RPG which luckily landed and exploded in the water. The armed team once again fired warning shots resulting in the skiff moving away and returning to a mother vessel in the vicinity.

02.10.2011: 0350 UTC: Posn:03:50.1N-056:23.4E, around 650nm ExN of Mogadishu,Somalia.

A chemical tanker underway noticed a mother vessel launching two skiffs at approximately eight nautical miles. The skiffs approached the vessel and at a distance of four nautical miles one skiff returned to the mother vessel. Master raised alarm and all crew except bridge team and armed security team retreated into the citadel. As the skiff closed to the stern warning shots were fired by the armed team. The skiff was seen to fall back and then fire a RPG towards the vessel. Luckily the RPG was out of range of the vessel. The skiff aborted the attack and moved away.

30.09.2011: 2300 LT: Posn: 10:13.55N – 107:04.04E, Vung Tau Outer Anchorage, Vietnam.

Robbers boarded a container ship at anchor unnoticed by ship crew. The duty A/B saw the locks to the forward store broken. Port control and pilot station informed. Upon inspection, it was discovered that ship stores were missing.

29.09.2011: 0505 UTC: Posn: 09:24N – 013:43W, Conakry Anchorage, Guinea.

10 – 12 robbers armed with guns and knives boarded the ship at anchor. Crew members were assaulted and injured during the incident. The robbers stole ship's cash, crew cash and crew personal belongings and escaped. Port authorities were contacted but received no response.

29.09.2011: 1215 UTC: Posn: 11:40.8N – 063:05.0E, Around 500nm east of Socotra Island, Yemen (Off Somalia).

Armed pirates in a skiff approached a chemical tanker underway. Master sounded alarm, crew alerted and took evasive manoeuvres. The armed security onboard first showed their weapons but as the skiffs continued to approach the armed team fired a warning shots. The pirates fired back before aborting the attack.

28.09.2011: 1145 UTC: Posn: 14:02.5N – 042:49.0E, Red Sea.

A tanker underway noticed a skiff at a distance of 2 NM. The skiff was seen to increase speed and approach the tanker at 16 kts. At a distance of 1 NM the Master raised the alarm, alerted the armed team and all crew retreated into the citadel. At a distance of 0.5 NM the skiff was seen to have seven people armed with guns. The skiff closed to 0.2 NM and fired RPG at the tanker which was not detonated successfully. The armed team fired warning shots resulting in the skiff moving away.

28.09.2011: 1230 UTC: Posn: 14:06N – 042:59E, Red Sea.

Pirates in three skiffs chased a chemical tanker underway. One of the skiff fired a RPG and attempted to board the tanker. Master took evasive manoeuvres and contacted authorities for assistance. The pirates chased the tanker for 15 minutes and aborted the attempted attack due to the hardening measures employed by the tanker.

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