JOTW 07-2012

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JOTW 07-2012 February 13, 2012 www.nedsjotw.com This is JOTW newsletter number 914

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1.) Account Supervisor, Vanguard Communications, Washington, DC 2.) Communications Officer, British Embassy, Washington, DC 3.) Communications Internship (2 positions), British Embassy, Washington, DC 4.) Communications Manager, CGI Federal, Fairfax, VA 5.) Account Executive, Technology Public Relations, Paul Werth Associates, Chicago, Illinois 6.) Organizational Change Management Professional, Resources Global Professionals, Resources, Chicago, IL 7.) Marketing Communication Director, International Division, St. Jude Medical, St. Paul, MN 8.) Product PR Associate, Gameloft, San Francisco, California 9.) Patient and Corporate Relations Specialist (Full Time), Principal Medical Group, McLean, VA 10.) Account Executive, Kemp Goldberg Partners, Portland, Maine

11.) Office Manager/Executive Secretary, Morality In Media, Washington, DC 12.) Marketing Communications Manager, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, Whitehouse Station, NJ 13.) PR and Corporate Communications Coordinator (Contract), Simply Hired, Sunnyvale, CA 14.) Account Supervisor – PR & Social Media, Affect, New York 15.) Corporate Communications Intern, Briggs & Stratton, Wauwatosa, WI 16.) Communications and Development Officer, World Affairs Councils of America, Washington, D.C. 17.) Corporate Communications Manager, Swarovski, New York, NY 18.) Advertising Account Director, Rawle Murdy Associates, Charleston, South Carolina 19.) SENIOR MULTIMEDIA ARTIST, Unity, Unity Village, MO 20.) COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, ON-LINE CONTENT, Unity, Unity Village, MO

21.) MANAGER, CREATIVE, Unity, Unity Village, MO 22.) PUBLISHER, Unity, Unity Village, MO 23.) Director of Public Relations & Marketing, South Texas College, McAllen, Texas, 24.) Motion Graphics Artist w/ Design skills, Quanti Studios, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 25.) Director, Internal Communications, Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, GA 26.) Director, Leadership Communications, Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, GA 27.) Director, Employee Communications, Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, GA 28.) Director Corporate Communications, Tesoro, San Antonio, TX 29.) Director of Communications, Kean University Foundation, Union, New Jersey 30.) Manager, Corporate Communications, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA

31.) Writer/Marcom Specialist, Vovéo, Malvern, PA 32.) Director of Client Service, Brownstein Group, Philadelphia, PA 33.) Instructor or Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism & Communications, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA 34.) Manager of Marketing and Communications, Northern Home, Philadelphia, PA 35.) Customer Communications Manager, Barclaycard US, Wilmington, DE 36.) Director of Communications, Philadelphia Futures, Philadelphia, PA

37.) Corporate Communications Associate, M&T Bank, Harrisburg, PA 38.) Marketing Communications Manager, Nelson, Levine, de Luca & Horst, Blue Bell, PA 39.) Graphic Designer, Trion, a Marsh McLennan Agency, LLC, Conshohocken, PA 40.) Director, Communications, Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

41.) Editor, Buzzmedia, New York, NY 42.) Management Supervisor – Public Relations, Lagrant Communications, Los Angeles, CA 43.) Public Relations Manager, Care.com, Inc., Waltham, MA 44.) PR Senior Account Executive/Account Supervisor, 360 Public Relations LLC, Boston, MA 45.) Internet Marketing Manager, Kiddie Academy, Abingdon, Maryland 46.) Manager, Social Media and Public Relations, Epson America Inc., Long Beach, California 47.) Apprentice Trainer – Land Animals, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, CA 48.) Keeper, Any Level – Herpetology, Chicago Zoological Society, Chicago, IL 49.) Fish Culturist, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 50.) Wildlife Technician, Seabird Conservation, Kaheawa Wind Power, Maui County, HI

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*** 3rd National Summit on Strategic Communications JOTW subscribers are invited to register and attend the 3rd National Summit on Strategic Communications on April 16-17 in Washington DC. The annual event attracts leaders in communications, public relations and public affairs from companies, the military, government agencies, universities and NGOs. The objective is to network and share solutions to enhance engagement and increase the value of strategic communications. About 100 people are expected to attend – the perfect size for maximum interaction. Additional information is online at www.strategicsummit.com. Use Code C206BGRP when registering for an additional 15% discount on the early-bird registration.

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• Create organizational cultures that value communications • Lead organizations through major crises • Understand the interests of diverse stakeholders • Increase transparency via accessibility and knowledge-sharing • Learn key strategies to encourage free flow of data and information • Synchronize and integrate departments or business functions • Use on-demand, fact-based info to lead thought in social media • Identify metrics to prove the value of strategic communications • See next-generation technologies to reach target audiences • Communicate across geographies and diverse cultures

Some of the Senior Level Speaking Faculty:

• Admiral Thad Allen, retired Coast Guard Commandant, who also served as the US National Incident Commander for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and Hurricane Katrina • Admiral Dennis Moynihan, Chief of Information, US Navy • Jonathan Blum, SVP, Yum! Brands, Inc. • Gary Sheffer, VP of Communications and Public Affairs General Electric • Perry Yeatman, SVP of Communications, Kraft Foods • Paul Gennaro, SVP of Communications, AECOM • General Jerry McAbee, US Marine Corp. (ret), Technical Advisor for Media Analysis and Assessment, Cubic Corp. • Clarke L. Caywood, Ph.D., Professor, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University and many more…

Feel free to contact conference director Bob Grupp APR (bob@gruppglobal) directly for more information.”

*** “FORWARD:MARCH” Area 224 is putting together a very unique, highly intensive training program called “FORWARD:MARCH” – and we want JOTW subscribers to have the first crack at signing up. We’ll warn you, though – this course is hands-on, for business owners and managers who want to grow their company or department – and it’s not for everyone. And, because of the personalized training and one-on-one time with Dave Van de Walle from Area 224 – it’s an investment of both time and money. But we think it will be well worth it…Learn more at http://area224.com/forward-ned. Again, Ned’s community gets the first chance to sign up for one of the ten slots. So don’t delay. *** The January issue of Your Very Next Step is posted at www.yourverynextstep.com. Don’t forget to share your adventures, travel tips, gear reviews, vacation suggestions and other adventure/outdoor/travel news and views with Ned at lundquist989@cs.com for inclusion in the February issue of YVNS.

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*** Let’s get to the jobs:

*** From Tracy Packard Ferrell:

Please post this job in JOTW.

Thank you.

Tracy Packard Ferrell

1.) Account Supervisor, Vanguard Communications, Washington, DC http://www.vancomm.com/about/employment-2/ *** From Scott Nolan Smith:

Hi Ned,

It would be great if you would share the below job opportunity and internship opportunities via the JOTW distribution email.

Thanks,

Scott British Embassy, Washington

2.) Communications Officer, British Embassy, Washington, DC

Background:

The British Embassy is seeking a detail-oriented, energetic Communications Officer to join its twelve-person team in Washington, D.C. As part of the Communications team, this position works with the media and public to explain and champion British policies to the U.S. audience through media relations, digital outreach, and strategic communications campaigns.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop and implement strategies and projects for the promotion of key public diplomacy messages in collaboration with Embassy policy leads, counterparts in London, Communications colleagues around the United States, and other external partners. • Plan and coordinate events at the Embassy, Ambassador’s Residence, and external locations that support Communications objectives. • Monitor internal events and external news hooks to aid in short- and long-term strategic planning. • Maintain media contacts lists and build relationships with relevant media. • Coordinate press interviews and briefings with Embassy colleagues.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

• At least two years experience in communications, preferably with a governmental or international organisation. • An interest and knowledge of foreign affairs. • Excellent team-working and interpersonal skills, including experience of working with senior level officials or executives. • Media handling skills including building relationships with journalists, and experience in arranging interviews and press briefings.

• Excellent writing skills.

Under US State Department requirements, the Embassy may only employ, as non-diplomatic staff, persons who are US citizens, US Green Card holders or A Visa holders. If you hold a Visa other than an A Visa you are not currently eligible to work at the Embassy. All candidates will be subject to background checks and security clearance.

The British Embassy Network offers a competitive salary and a strong benefits package. This package includes medical, dental, vision, life, long term and short term disability insurances, a 401(k) retirement savings plan, generous vacation and leave time, and an enriching training package.

The target salary for this position is $44,100 annualized. Salary will be confirmed upon offer of employment.

To Apply: Resume and a cover letter with salary history should be submitted in a .doc (word) file format by 16 February to: careers@fco.gov.uk. Please note in the subject line of your email “Communications Officer.” Internal candidates should address their resumes through their Head of Group before applying. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

The British Embassy Network is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a diverse workforce.

EOE/M/F/D/V

3.) Communications Internship (2 positions), British Embassy, Washington, DC

The British Embassy in Washington, the United Kingdom’s largest diplomatic mission, is offering two internships for the summer of 2012 to work within the Communications Team. The Communications Team is responsible for handling public diplomacy on a range of issues (e.g., media relations, foreign policy, and promotion of UK priorities).

Main Duties: • Respond and analyse requests from the public for basic information on the UK. • Conduct media analysis for Embassy public diplomacy campaigns. • Research media and prepare media lists for the Communications Team. • Write stories for the Embassy website. • Work on special events, programmes, and logistical support for the Communications Team events. • Opportunities to attend and report on external briefings and Hill hearings possible.

Qualifications & Experience: • Must be a junior or a senior in an undergraduate program, or enrolled in a graduate programme by the start date of your internship (least 60 credit hours of undergraduate coursework completed). Since this is an unpaid internship, students receiving college credit in exchange for their internships are preferred. • Students majoring in International Relations, Communications, Journalism, Public Diplomacy, Political Science or a relevant degree. • Strong organisational, writing, and computer-related skills. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) is essential • Willing to support all members of the Communications Team as required. • Knowledge of UK and/or EU politics would be helpful, but not critical.

This program offers internships for 15-25 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters, as well as for 3 months over the summer. These are unpaid internships, for college credit only, but the Embassy does provide a stipend of $75 per month for transportation costs.

Under US State Department requirements, the Embassy may only employ, as non-diplomatic staff, persons who are US citizens, US Green Card holders, A or J1 Visa holders. If you hold a Visa other than an A or J1 Visa you are not currently eligible to work at the Embassy. All candidates will be subject to background checks and security clearance.

To Apply: Resume and a cover letter should be submitted in a .doc (word) file format to BritishEmbassyWashington@fco.gov.uk by 3 March 2012. Please note in the subject line of your email “Communications Internship”. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

The British Embassy Network is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a diverse workforce.

EOE/M/F/D/V

*** From Ann Runfola:

Hello,

I would like to post the following job to your website. Attached is the job description. Communications Manager CGI Federal, Fairfax, VA

Thanks!

Ann Runfola Recruiter CGI Federal Fairfax, VA

4.) Communications Manager, CGI Federal, Fairfax, VA

The CGI Federal Communications Manager supports the growth objectives of CGI’s federal government business—which was the 2010 Government Contractor of the Year. The Communications Manager will work in partnership with the Communications Director and business units to develop and execute internal and external communications activities and programs designed to support business growth, raise the company’s visibility among target audiences, and drive employee communications and engagement.

The Communications Manager will proactively develop, design, and execute internal and external communications activities/programs as well as act as a partner to business leaders to provide thought leadership in communications disciplines as well as creative solutions.

This role has a broad scope of responsibility, including supporting messaging development, writing for a wide range of external communications, marketing and sales collateral, collateral library management, public web site content, industry analyst relations, award programs, and internal communications events, vehicles and activities across the federal business group and directly in support of several business units. The Communications Manager will also support the creation and delivery of integrated marketing/communications campaigns and targeted ‘micro-campaigns’ for capabilities, deals, contract vehicles, and/or vertical domains.

This role requires hands-on development of plans and materials, supervisory responsibilities, oversight and management of external resources, and the ability to manage internally through influence.

This position reports to the U.S. Federal Director of Communications.

Required: — Marketing/communications experience in at least two disciplines (external communications, branding, etc.) — Demonstrated understanding of the government market — Integrated marketing/communications campaign development and management — Writing and editing for various media, including marketing collateral and the web — Developing and implementing internal communications initiatives and activities — Strong verbal communications skills and presence to represent the communications function internally and the company externally, as needed

– Self-starter who has advanced project and budget management skills — Ability to manage numerous critical deadlines simultaneously while maintaining attention to detail and strong internal and external client relationships — Flexibility to work nights/weekends in line with campaign needs and/or critical deadlines — Flexibility to travel, if needed

Desired: — Direct supervisory experience for internal teams and/or managing vendors — Experience working in a heavily matrixed organization Please send all resumes to Ann.Runfola@cgifederal.com or apply via our website at www.cgifederal.com.

*** From Kris Gallagher, ABC:

5.) Account Executive, Technology Public Relations, Paul Werth Associates, Chicago, Illinois

Paul Werth Associates (www.paulwerth.com) is an integrated communications and consulting firm that harnesses the power of communications to drive client success. For nearly five decades, Werth has been recognized for leadership in public relations and public affairs – raising awareness, building credibility, and mobilizing public opinion for clients in the private and public sectors. As economic, social and marketing conditions change, we offer executive-level counsel and business-building solutions to enhance reputations, build brands, shape policy, and drive sales in the digital economy. Werth accomplishes these objectives with the following core values: • Intelligence and continuous learning • Creativity that results in meaningful change and delighted clients • Substance that leads to wisdom • Bringing out the best in people • Responsibility to the greater good Job Overview Paul Werth Associates is seeking an Account Executive for Technology Public Relations to implement a wide variety of client programs for our fast growing office in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. The successful applicant will leverage Werth’s full range of resources to provide innovative, results-oriented service in a cost-effective manner.

Job Description The Account Executive for Public Relations Technology will: • Actively contribute to the development of account plans and ideas • Serve as member of client account teams; foster client-firm relationships to build trust and become a valuable resource to the client • A first class writer to help develop a full range of written materials, including press releases, social media content, articles, client correspondence and reports • Research and place stories with target media; develop and maintain positive working relationships with editorial and media contacts; monitor and track media success metrics • Explore and create opportunities for incremental business growth within client organizations • Develop and monitor client plans and budgets for account profitability; report status to client and firm management

Job Qualifications Qualifications and Desired Experience include: • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, English, marketing, business or a related field • Minimum of five years of experience in public relations or similar position in a non-agency setting • Portfolio of articles written, posted or placed • Knowledge of computer technology industry and cloud computing is a plus • Close connections with tech journalists in national media and trade outlets is a plus

Compensation & Benefits Paul Werth Associates values self-starters and loyal associates and provides a competitive compensation/benefits package including: major medical and hospitalization insurance coverage; a 401K plan and a Section 125 flexible spending account. Werth also provides a life insurance policy with a benefit of 150 percent of annual base salary; short-term and long-term disability insurance; approved professional membership dues and professional development programs. Paul Werth Associates is an equal opportunity employer.

How To Apply Applicants should email a resume and cover letter documenting how they fit the qualifications listed above tocareers@paulwerth.com with “Account Executive – BSN” in the subject line.

6.) Organizational Change Management Professional, Resources Global Professionals, Resources, Chicago, IL

We are looking for Organizational Change Management Project Managers and Consultants.

Ideal candidates will have the following professional qualifications: • A minimum of 10 years of progressive, professional experience leading and/or supporting organizational change management projects for large scale global projects, particularly in finance or information technology transformation. • Experience assessing business objectives and defining change strategy to meet objectives as well as developing appropriate work plans and leading the project according to the plan. • Demonstrated ability to work across all areas in an organization and manage various functions and resources. • Excellent communication skills and strong leadership and presentation skills. • Experience across the areas of leadership development, communication, training and development. • Bachelor’s Degree. Company Description Resources Global Professionals, the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN), is a multinational professional services firm that helps business leaders execute internal initiatives. Partnering with business leaders, we drive internal change across all parts of a global enterprise – finance and accounting, information management, internal audit, human capital, legal services and supply chain management. Resources Global was founded in 1996 within a Big Four accounting firm. Today, we are a publicly traded company with over 2,700 professionals, from more than 80 practice offices, annually serving 2,100 clients around the world. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Resources Global has served 84 of the Fortune 100 companies. The Company is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, the exchange’s highest tier by listing standards. More information about Resources Global is available at http://www.resourcesglobal.com.

Job ID: 2511620

http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=2511620&trk=eml-anet_dig-b_jb-ttl-cn&ut=371NOmeEUlV541

*** From Marisa Bluestone

Hi Ned –

A fantastic job for Monday’s newsletter.

Marisa Bluestone

7.) Marketing Communication Director, International Division, St. Jude Medical, St. Paul, MN

St. Jude Medical develops medical technology and services that focus on putting more control into the hands of those who treat cardiac, neurological and chronic pain patients worldwide. The company is dedicated to advancing the practice of medicine by reducing risk wherever possible and contributing to successful outcomes for every patient. St. Jude Medical is headquartered in St. Paul, Minn. and has four major focus areas that include: cardiac rhythm management, atrial fibrillation, cardiovascular and neuromodulation. For more information, please visit sjm.com.

Position Summary The Marketing Communication Director is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing communications programs to support St. Jude Medical’s strategic objectives for the International Division. Job is located in St. Paul, MN.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Partner with the Product Divsions and International Marketing Geography and Country teams to create collateral for customers, sales team, public affairs and other internal customers • Manage and assure timely, efficient and professional distribution of marketing materials internally and externally • Laise with a cross-functional team to ensure that content is reviewd by the appropriate resouces to ensure accuracy and on-targeting messaging • Partner with Geographies and Country communications teams to execute marketing programs including email campaigns, intranet sites, webcasts, events and other campaigns • Ensure consistent messaging and branding throughout campaigns, web content, trade show signage, and public relations activities • Maintain up-to-date industry knowledge of trends, technologies, and best practices on an on going basis • Manage performance of direct reports by coaching staff on regular basis, conducting performance evaluations in a timely manner, rewarding for excellent performance, addressing poor performance and managing employee development plans • Oversee launch material inventory and coordinate kit assembly and distribution • Manage reprints, print production and management of new materials as needed, inlcuding ordering of clinical article reprints • Facilitate Congress strategy and planning with the Product divisions and Geography Marketing and Marcomm Team. • Manages all requests to purchasing to ensure smooth transition of material into SAP • Manage the marketing communications budget for assigned projects and program(s) • Establish and maintain the ID Marcom library and update the ID Marcom portfolios quarterly • Work closely with vendors regarding printing and fulfillment

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s degree in Business. Marketing Communications, Journalism, or Public Relations • 5+ years experience in Marketing Communications in the medical device industry • Previous experience working effectively in a complex, multi-tasking environment • Strong individual self-starter who has ability to develop and execute on plans within time and within budget • Strong influence management skills—effectively influences a wide variety geographies/cultures including Europe, Asia Pacific, Japan, Australia and Canada and functions • Excellent verbal communication skills—has frequent contact with broad customer contact as well as interfaces with senior-level management from cross functional groups and geographies Strong team player—ability to work as a key member of the International Division marketing team • Excellent written communication skills to draft communications for far reaching international audiences • Strong leadership skills—ability to function as the marketing “lead” on high profile projects around the world • Project management skills—ability to manage complex projects and programs while pulling in the appropriate functional and geographic functions together to support initiatives • Expertise is translating business goals and strategies into actionable and measurable marketing and communication campaigns

PREFERRED QUALIFCATIONS • MBA in Marketing Communications • 5+ years experience in International Marketing Communications • 5+ years management experience managing marketing communications team

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: • 25-30% travel should be expected in Europe, Asia Pacific and Japan

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires significant independent travel to all international locations of St. Jude business interests outside of the US.

Please send resume directly to Lydia Denogean, Sr. Manager of Human Resources at ldenogean@sjm.com.

8.) Product PR Associate, Gameloft, San Francisco, California http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Product-PR-Associate/114235.html

*** From Deborah Danuser:

Hi Ned, could you please put this in the next JOTW?

Thanks, Deborah

9.) Patient and Corporate Relations Specialist (Full Time), Principal Medical Group, McLean, VA

Principal Medical Group, a growing internal medicine concierge practice, seeks patient and corporate relations specialist. Responsibilities include regular interaction with members thereby enhancing the patient experience, procuring new individual and corporate members, and general office support. Individual must meet following criteria and have positive, charming personality. Grow Membership: Meet with all patients and review the membership model as needed; Liaise with companies who provide this as a benefit to their employees; Attend networking events and identify new patient opportunities; Coordinate with marketing and PR agency Concierge Patient Support: Reviewing records to assure members are following physician recommendations; Reach out to existing patients by phone and mail; Act as a patient representative regarding billing and financial issues; Administrative and Office Tasks: Ensure a productive and patient-centered environment; Support office receptionist, greet and register patients; Maintaining accurate invoicing to members Requirements: Associates or bachelor’s degree required (relative fields include: hospitality, customer service, pharmaceutical sales, or nursing); Must possess organizational skills with meticulous attention to details; Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must; Independent thinker and problem solver with abilities to independently handle difficult situations with tact and professionalism; Positive, enthusiastic, can-do personality. Competitive salary and benefits are offered. Salary for this position is based on qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates should email resume and cover letter to info@principalmedicalgroup.com or fax to 703-992-8354. Principal Medical Group in an equal opportunity employer.

10.) Account Executive, Kemp Goldberg Partners, Portland, Maine http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Account-Executive/114232.html

*** From Dawn Hawkins:

11.) Office Manager/Executive Secretary, Morality In Media, Washington, DC

Daily responsibilities would include: • Manage incoming and outgoing invoices • Liaise with donors, members of Congress, other organizations, etc. • Update organizational memberships • Organize office operations and procedures • Maintain office records • Maintain office efficiency • Data management for incoming donations, supporters • Help prepare and manage correspondence with supporters • Help write and finalize grant requests • Research and writing about the harms of pornography, occasionally prepare presentations based on the research Other Responsibilities: • Help develop strategy and plans for various campaigns and events (Like our recent effort to stop “The Playboy Club” TV show on NBC or to get a letter signed by Members of Congress) Requirements: • Team building skills • Attention to detail and ability to maintain a high level of accuracy • Effective organizational skills • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Office • Excellent writing skills • Ability to manage many ongoing tasks • Ability to meet deadlines • Secretarial/Administration experience • Dedicated to the cause of fighting pornography

Location: 1100 G Street NW Suite 1030, Washington, DC 20005

Hours: 40-45 hrs/week. There are occasional projects that cause for a late night

Salary: $30,000 – 35,000; Options for health care and 401K

If interested please send a cover letter and resume to Dawn Hawkins at dhawkins@pornharms.com or contact her at 202-393-7245. Morality In Media, the nation’s leading national organization opposing indecency and pornography for over 49 years, is looking for a qualified and highly dedicated individual to help manage our office and the daily operations of our organization and to contribute to our overall national communications strategy in combatting the harms of pornography.

Learn more about our efforts at www.WarOnIllegalPornography.com, www.PornHarms.com, www.SafeLibraryProject.com, and www.MoralityInMedia.org.

12.) Marketing Communications Manager, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, Whitehouse Station, NJ http://jobs.newjerseyjobshop.com/jobseeker/job/9544317

13.) PR and Corporate Communications Coordinator (Contract), Simply Hired, Sunnyvale, CA http://www.simplyhired.com/a/our-company/careers?job_id=oAQbWfwh&s=SH_Sponsored

14.) Account Supervisor – PR & Social Media, Affect, New York http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Account-Supervisor-PR-Social-Media/113705.html

15.) Corporate Communications Intern, Briggs & Stratton, Wauwatosa, WI https://www5.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/basco/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=11789

16.) Communications and Development Officer, World Affairs Councils of America, Washington, D.C. http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=369600021

17.) Corporate Communications Manager, Swarovski, New York, NY http://www.fashionjobstoday.com/jobs/17271

18.) Advertising Account Director, Rawle Murdy Associates, Charleston, South Carolina http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Advertising-Account-Director/114337.html

*** From Kimberly A. Wheeler, PHR:

Is it possible to include a short note to see Unity’s website for details regarding several marketing/communication/publishing positions available – the full job descriptions and details about each job can be found on our website at www.unity.org/jobs and instructions to apply.

With my thanks, Kim Wheeler Kimberly A. Wheeler, PHR HR Generalist II/Recruiter Unity Unity Village, MO

19.) SENIOR MULTIMEDIA ARTIST, Unity, Unity Village, MO http://content.unity.org/cms-global/jobpostings/ViewJobPosting.do?jobPostingId=213

20.) COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, ON-LINE CONTENT, Unity, Unity Village, MO http://content.unity.org/cms-global/jobpostings/ViewJobPosting.do?jobPostingId=232

21.) MANAGER, CREATIVE, Unity, Unity Village, MO http://content.unity.org/cms-global/jobpostings/ViewJobPosting.do?jobPostingId=231

22.) PUBLISHER, Unity, Unity Village, MO http://content.unity.org/cms-global/jobpostings/ViewJobPosting.do?jobPostingId=233

23.) Director of Public Relations & Marketing, South Texas College, McAllen, Texas, http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/c/job.cfm?job=9217065&site_id=1691

24.) Motion Graphics Artist w/ Design skills, Quanti Studios, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Motion-Graphics-Artist-w-Design-skills/114336.html

*** From Karli James:

25.) Director, Internal Communications, Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, GA

Build out the strategy and implementation of a comprehensive, 360 o Employee Ambassador Program. To create and maintain an engaged, inspired workforce across North America that is knowledgeable and proud of the Company, its products and its community engagement, and feels confident to advocate on behalf of the Company. Lead the strategy and implementation of the Company’s employee communications by senior executives related to Ambassadorship across the United States and Canada.

• Employee Ambassador Strategy: Lead the development and execution of a complete Employee Ambassador program for associates in North America (in corporate offices and plants), grounded in Live Positively. Create solutions to reach nearly 70,000 hourly and salaried workers with varying levels of communications access, working in collaboration with IT, HR and other functions. Ensure that all employees in North America have an understanding and connection to our products, heritage, business operations, brand intrinsics and corporate reputation work including community engagement. Provide engagement opportunities throughout the field for employees at all levels to get involved in being Ambassadors for the Company and its brands. Building this program with a wide lens to ensure that it can be replicated with other North American bottlers and shared as a global best practice.

• Leadership Communications: Work with senior leaders to develop executive communications based on Company strategy and business priorities, as it relates to Ambassador programs. Identify and work with L2s to implement a strategic leadership platform for them to execute Ambassadorship in the field and in their communities. Assist with scripting, proof points, executive positioning, etc. This program could also be replicated with regional leadership.

• Portals and Publications: Educate and inform employees on the Ambassador program through use of our employee publications and the intranet to reach all levels of the organization. Ensure broad coverage and sustainable communication of program, along with local and Regional activations.

• Internal Communications: Ensure program roll out, maintenance and ongoing improvements for all employees in North America. Manage vendors and 3rd parties to proper execution of key initiatives. Provide counsel to colleagues in Public Affairs and Communications on executive presence for internal communications related to Ambassador program.

• Collaborate with HR to enhance the employee onboarding experience and build Ambassadors from Day 1. Work with PAC COEs to plan and execute CCR/CCNA’s Live Positively Week in North America, focusing on Ambassadorship in our communities.

• General: Contribute to the execution of the department’s strategic business plan and overall communication values. Oversees key communication initiatives, while helping to develop other team members. Works with team and functions to identify and execute high-impact communications by senior executives related to the Ambassador program. Education Bachelor’s Degree; Preferred level: Master’s Degree Experience • 5 – 7 years in specialized field – employee engagement • Prior experience working with strategy for Company and brand knowledge with associates. • Experience communicating key business strategies and initiatives, customer wins, legislative impacts, product ingredients, community engagement, etc., helping to ensure an engaged and informed work force.

http://www.enjoycareers.com/jobdescription.aspx?JobID=2851409

26.) Director, Leadership Communications, Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, GA

Build out and execute the strategy of Executive Communications for key senior executives as well as provide necessary support and counsel for other executives in developing leadership communication plans. Responsible for driving employee engagement with business priorities and the Roadmap for Growth by developing and executing robust executive communications platforms that increase leadership presence within the organization. Responsibilities also include strategic planning, creation, writing/editing and implementation of external and internal communications by these leaders to key stakeholder groups such as employees, investors, customers, bottlers, media, community organizations and academic groups. In order to drive the strategic priorities and business-focused objectives throughout the organization, this position builds strong relationships with senior executives and collaborative functions a cross the United States and Canada, and oversees aspects of strategic internal communications.

• Leadership Communications : Work with senior leaders to develop executive communications including speeches, presentations, email and voice messages, videos, live broadcasts, blogging and media statements based on Company strategy, focus on the Roadmap for Growth and business priorities. Lead proactive internal communications routines to inform executives about issues and trends of interest to the beverage industry. Develop and manage leadership events and strategic speaking opportunities to external and internal audiences that help promote and drive strategic business priorities and Company reputation. Oversee the development of a communications framework for some L2s that will need more presence and visibility. Maintain the overall communication plan for each executive, working closely with function leads to ensure all communications from and/or to the leader’s respective team is aligned. Increase and maintain executive presence both internally with employees, as well as externally with key stakeholders.

• Portals and Publications : Assist with oversight of the Company’s presence on the global Intranet, including the integration of both portals and other collaboration tools into one platform, ensuring the Intranet is the primary vehicle for business communications, the development of the unified portal to drive a positive Intranet user experience. Paving the way with IT, Human Resources and Change Management to ensure timely delivery of relevant employee communications and oversee the collaborative development of innovative programs and initiatives. Oversee the Company’s publications in North America.

• Internal Communications : Ensure PAC team is aligned with communication strategies, initiatives and messaging. Manage communications that utilize a variety of our communication vehicles from executive communications, the Intranet, publications, etc. to ensure the messaging is aligned. Provide counsel to Region Public Affairs and Communications leads on executive presence for Regional internal communications. Manage vendors and 3rd parties to properly execute key initiatives.

• General : Contribute to the execution of the department’s strategic business plan and overall communication values. Oversee key communications initiatives, while helping to develop other team members. Work with team and functions to identify and execute high-impact communications by senior executives.

• Bottler and Customer Communications : Develop strategy, create and implement communications to the Bottler system and customer-facing audiences such as foodservice and retail media in an effort to broaden the reach and impact of the company’s strategic communications supporting its business objectives. Develop communications strategy and guide execution of major Bottler and customer meetings.

Education

Minimum Required: Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Level: Master’s Degree

Experience

Minimum Required:

• 5 – 7 years of high level of public relations/communications experience and expertise in order to understand the broader impact of executive communications and how they relate to/reinforce other Company communications.

• Ability to supporting PAC colleagues and take part in larger PAC and Marketing communication efforts.

• Ability to set the strategy for key executives in the area of communications for external audiences and to employees, driving overall Company reputation and image.

• Experience keeping employees informed of business strategies, key initiatives, customer wins, legislative impacts, etc., helping to ensure an engaged and informed work force.

• Creative resource selection to create and produce communications, media productions and events.

• Experience creating communications plans, programs, agendas and schedules.

http://www.enjoycareers.com/jobdescription.aspx?JobID=2771894

*** From Racquel White:

27.) Director, Employee Communications, Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, GA http://www.enjoycareers.com/jobdescription.aspx?JobID=2818312 28.) Director Corporate Communications, Tesoro, San Antonio, TX https://tsocorp.taleo.net/careersection/tsoext/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=38241

29.) Director of Communications, Kean University Foundation, Union, New Jersey http://jobs.newjerseyjobshop.com/jobseeker/job/9517517

30.) Manager, Corporate Communications, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA https://careers.vrtx.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=492644

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31.) Writer/Marcom Specialist, Vovéo, Malvern, PA

Vovéo Marketing Group, a full-service agency, has an immediate opening for a writer/marketing communications specialist with strong project management abilities. The ideal candidate has experience writing marketing communications materials and has strong verbal communication skills. We are seeking a team player who thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, has an aptitude and interest in technology, and who balances creative problem-solving abilities with strong organizational skills.

Responsibilities: – Write content for a variety of marketing communication materials, including brochures, sell sheets, case studies, advertising, web sites, newsletters, e-mail campaigns and white papers – Edit and proofread copy – Participate in creative brainstorming sessions to generate campaign concepts – Interact with the design team to ensure project timelines and campaign objectives are met – Create web architectures and storyboards for interactive media projects – Meet with clients to launch projects, gather input, present creative

Qualifications: – Strong project management and multi-tasking abilities – Extensive experience managing marketing projects from conception to delivery – Proven ability to grasp highly technical content and translate that into easy-to-read copy – Experience writing in both print and online environments – Familiarity with B2B marketing for technology companies – Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization/Marketing – PR/Media Communications – Minimum 1-3 years of experience – B.A. or B.S. in Marketing Communications, Journalism or English

Contact: Please apply at jobs@voveo.com

32.) Director of Client Service, Brownstein Group, Philadelphia, PA

Brownstein Group is looking for a Director of Client Services to lead our Account Team!

The Director of Client Services is responsible for the strategic direction & supervision of Client Services activities and for ensuring that business objectives are achieved in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. The position requires collaborative decision – making and problem solving amongst all agency departments. This individual will provide strategic planning, oversight and counsel to clients in coordination with all agency departments while also dealing effectively with daily client issues and ongoing communication. This role is responsible for assuring that all client goals and expectations are consistently met or exceeded.

Qualifications: – BA or BS in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, Journalism, Liberal Arts – Minimum 10 years professional agency Account Management experience – Minimum 5 years supervisory experience – Comfortable in both traditional and interactive realms

Contact: If interested, please send resume to hr@brownsteingroup.com

33.) Instructor or Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism & Communications, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA

Cabrini College invites applications for a full-time instructor or assistant professor position in the Department of Communication in the areas of multimedia journalism and digital communication, beginning Fall 2012.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate journalism and communication with a focus on digital media production. The candidate should show evidence of leadership in multimedia journalism and communication and will be expected to assist the department in expanding its well-established multimedia curriculum.

The distinctive feature of the department is a commitment to journalism and communication for the common good. The department has its strong track record of innovation, convergence, and integrating advanced communication skills and the colleges cutting-edge core curriculum, Justice Matters (see http://bit.ly/AyYgvm). See student work for examples: www.cabrini.edu/convergence. We desire a new faculty member who demonstrates similar interests in his/her work.

In addition to teaching, applicants will be expected to advise students, work cross-functionally with existing faculty to grow students multimedia skills, maintain a vigorous professional development agenda, and nurture contacts with professional media in America’s 4th largest media market.

Requirements: Candidates are expected to have significant professional communication experience with innovation and leadership in digital storytelling, multimedia, social media, and cutting-edge approaches in communication. A Master’s degree or equivalent professional training is expected; previous teaching experience a plus.

Expectations for all Cabrini faculty include teaching excellence, scholarship and professional activities, curriculum development, student advising, and departmental and college-wide service. Cabrini College is a Roman Catholic institution dedicated to academic excellence, leadership development and a commitment to social justice. The College welcomes people of all faiths, cultures, and backgrounds and prepares them to become engaged citizens of the world. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Contact: To apply, submit a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information for three professional references electronically to jobs@cabrini.edu or by mail to: Human Resources Department, Communication Dept. Search, Cabrini College, 610 King of Prussia Road, Radnor, PA 19087. For additional information about Cabrini, visit http://www.cabrini.edu. EEO/AA.

34.) Manager of Marketing and Communications, Northern Home, Philadelphia, PA

As a result of significant growth, Northern Home is seeking an energetic individual to launch and manage a comprehensive marketing and communications campaign. The goal of this campaign will be to raise local and regional awareness of our organization, a total rebranding of the organization and the development and implementation of effective communications and marketing efforts that support and advance the mission of Northern Home for Children.

The Manager will oversee an integrated program that includes publications, media relations, online communications including the agency website and social media. The Manager will ensure that all agency communications reflect the brand in a consistent, relevant manner.

Job Responsibilities: – Develop and implement a multi-media communications campaign to inform and promote a positive institutional image to the general public, donors and potential donors that fully reflects the scope and breadth of the programs and activities of the agency. – Develop and implement internal and external communication plans. Develop and manage all social media communications including Twitter, Facebook, and other internet based communications. – Develop and produce all publications including e-newsletters, newsletters, annual report, event publications, brochures, donor-related materials, press kits, etc. ensuring consistency and continuity in brand, message and voice. – Develop and implement strategic web campaigns, site updates and internet initiatives. – Monitor website and make proactive and creative suggestions for updates and improvements.

Qualifications: – Bachelors degree in communications, marketing, public relations or related field. – Minimum two years experience of successful communications, marketing and/or public relations experience preferably in the social service or nonprofit environment – Experience in social media communications – Knowledge and experience in donor data and/or fundraising software

Northern Home for Children is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to diversity. Northern Home for Children does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, class, disability, religion, sexual orientation or national origin.

Contact: Please apply online at http://careers.northernhome.org/opencats/careers/index.php?m=careers&p=showJob&ID=53

35.) Customer Communications Manager, Barclaycard US, Wilmington, DE

Barclaycard US is seeking a Customer Communications Manager (Job ID: 2602).

About Barclays: Headquartered in Wilmington, Del., Barclaycard US creates customized, co-branded credit card programs for some of the country’s most successful travel, entertainment, retail, affinity and financial institutions. The company employs 1,500 associates and was named a Top Workplace in Delaware in 2010. For more information please visit www.barclaycardus.com.

Barclaycard, part of Barclays Global Retail Banking division, is a leading global payment business that helps consumers, retailers and businesses to make and accept payments flexibly, and to access short-term credit when needed. The company is one of the pioneers of new forms of payments, and is at the forefront of developing viable contactless and mobile payment options for today and cutting edge forms of payment for the future. Barclaycard partners with a wide range of organizations across the globe to offer their customers or members payment options and credit. Barclaycard operates in the United States, Europe, Africa and the Middle and Far East. For further information about Barclays, please visit www.barclays.com

Responsibilities:

Overall Job Purpose: – To lead the development of customer communications for Barclays deposits in the United States, including launch communications to acquire new customers and on-going customer communications to build long term relationships and create a world-class customer experience. – Barclays is a top 10 global bank with a trusted reputation from 300 years of history. The Barclays brand is one of the world¿s biggest (valued at over $8bn). Employing over 145,000 people worldwide, Barclays provides retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management in over 50 countries. This is an opportunity for a passionate communications expert to join a small team to launch a new consumer service in the US under the Barclays brand.

Key Accountabilities: Create an ongoing customer contact strategy for Barclays deposits customers (20%) – Determine the customer communications requirements needed to build relationships and create a world-class customer experience for Barclays deposits customers (e.g. fulfillment materials, welcome packs/emails, account servicing website, customer letters and alerts, customer statements, inserts, emails etc.). – Determine the communications messaging hierarchy and how key messages are communicated across the customer journey. Lead the development of ongoing customer communications for newly acquired Barclays deposits customers. (60%) – Write the communications brief and ensure it delivers on agreed business objectives. – Determine where the communications should be developed (either within the in-house Creative Media Group, or externally using agency partners according to the requirements in the brief) and brief the team accordingly, acting as the lead client. – Become an expert in / ensure all communications created conform to: Barclays brand guidelines, internal Treating Customers Fairly principles and external regulatory requirements. – Work with stakeholders across the business to achieve creative approvals, including the Barclays Global Brand team in London and the Barclays Capital team in New York. – Ensure all customer communications are 1) consistently communicate the Barclays brand and messaging strategy across the customer journey, 2) are integrated to provide a seamless customer experience and 3) are market-leading in their simplicity and transparency. – Support the Marketing Lead in creating the customer communications to launch Barclays deposits in the US e.g. creative development of banner ads, acquisition emails, landing pages, applications pages, legal disclosures. (20%)

Person Specification: – Around 5 years experience in a major corporation supporting the brand / customer communications strategy and execution – A blend of experience and knowledge in communications and agency management – Understands brand management and how great brands are created and built from the inside-out – Candidate should be detail oriented, work well in cross-functional teams, be able to drive strategic agendas, and make strategic recommendations – Creative acumen: an experienced and strong eye for multi-channel creative execution (especially direct/digital), potentially having worked in an agency. – Strong communications skills ¿ both written and spoken. – Customer focus: instinctive approach to understanding what makes effective customer communications, augmented by outstanding observational skills. – Value-based business perspective: appreciation of commercial consequences of marketing and brand decisions. – Competitive positioning: breadth of competitive awareness and understanding which drives significantly differentiated communications.

- Production knowledge: detailed understanding of digital and print production.

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to decide the principal functions of the job identified, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements which may be inherent in the job.

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Contact: Please apply online at https://careers.barclaycardus.com/psc/HREXT/CUSTOMER/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=2602&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1&

36.) Director of Communications, Philadelphia Futures, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Futures is seeking a Director of Communications. The Director of Communications will be responsible for a wide-range of communications and public relations activities including management of all aspects of the organization’s (i) media outreach; (ii) social media; (iii) website content and administration and (iv) external communications including newsletters and brochures. Other responsibilities will include managing the publication of Philadelphia Futures’ highly acclaimed resource for high school students, Step Up To College and coordinating special projects and external relationships.

The successful candidate will have a strong track record of positioning an organization to achieve tangible results in a competitive communications environment and substantial experience in communications and professional writing as well as facility in social networking, e-communications and website management. Public relations experience is a plus. The Director of Communications will report directly to the Executive Director.

Contact: Please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to HR@philadelphiafutures.org and note “Director of Communications in the subject line.

37.) Corporate Communications Associate, M&T Bank, Harrisburg, PA

M&T Bank is seeking a Corporate Communications Associate II-3CFJ9 with 3-5 years experience.

The Corporate Communications department is charged with protecting and promoting M&T Banks reputation. Working together with external audiences, such as reporters and community-based organizations, and with internal bank management, the department seeks to ensure that M&T is perceived as a company that is strong, stable, successful and committed to the communities we serve.

Media Relations is the department’s most visible function. All contacts with the press, whether proactive or reactive, are managed by the Corporate Communications Department. Corporate Communications proactively seeks to generate media coverage of the bank, and also coordinates the bank’s response to media inquiries in a reactive mode. Either way, it’s up to Corporate Communications to use the facts to formulate interesting, informative and newsworthy information that’s as favorable to M&T as possible for use by newspaper, magazine, television, radio and internet-based reporters.

The department is also involved in community relations and issues management functions. Corporate Communications works with bank management to develop and maintain relationships with local community-based organizations and opinion leaders in order to generate goodwill toward the bank, monitor community sentiment and generate consensus on bank actions that could impact the community. The department also counsels bank management on current or proposed policies that could affect the bank’s stakeholders, including customers, employees, shareholders, news media, community residents, elected officials and special interest groups. Corporate Communications seeks to resolve issues before they escalate to unmanageable levels through crisis avoidance and conflict resolution techniques.

RESPONSIBILITIES: – Coordinate Banks regional public relations strategy and activities throughout Pennsylvania. Act as a liaison between news media and bank management. Serve as a regional Bank spokesperson. – Assist Corporate Communications Manager in strategic planning and the management of issues that may impact the Banks public relations. – Write and arrange publicity for branch promotions, consolidations,employee announcement, and special events, including photographyassignments. – Act as a representative of the Bank and participate in community events.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: – BA in English or Communications or equivalent work experience. – 4-5 years writing/journalism experience. – 3-5 years Communications experience. – Strategic thinking and decision-making ability. – Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. – Strong project management skills. – Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to gain buy-in at all levels of management. – Excellent PC and word processing software skills.

Contact: Please apply online at http://www.mtb.com/careers and search for Corporate Communications Associate under keywords

38.) Marketing Communications Manager, Nelson, Levine, de Luca & Horst, Blue Bell, PA

Nelson, Levine, de Luca & Horst is seeking a Marketing Communications Manager with 5-7 years experience. Position Oversees and implements marketing communication and publicity activities for firm and practice areas. Develops clear communications to accurately establish the firms brand in the marketplace. Creates copy that is in line with firms brand in marketing materials, website and internal communications.

Job Description: – Oversee the development and maintenance of website content, including practice area descriptions, cases studies and biographies. – Proactively identify media opportunities and article placements for firm and its attorneys with targeted publications; maintain relationships with media contacts. Identify speaking opportunities for attorneys. – Serve as liaison with firms public relations agency on publicity campaigns. – Support attorneys in creating and editing of external communications, including e-alerts and articles. – Execute firms directory submission process. – Guide attorneys in the development of white papers and practice group newsletters, providing editorial and content guidance. – Drive and implement social media strategies for Twitter, LinkedIn and other identified tools. – Assist in the creation of presentations and responses to RFPs/panel requests. – Ensure proper messaging of firm brand in all communications. – Work with other members of the firms marketing team in the development of materials for marketing initiatives and firm events. – Perform other special projects as needed.

Job Requirements: Minimum of seven years of progressive experience, preferably in a professional services environment. B.A. in marketing, communications, English or similar field. Ability to work independently as well as within a team. Strong project management experience and organizational skills. Proven history of establishing relationships with senior professionals, meticulous writing skills and a strong attention to detail. Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Excellent research skills and knowledge of social media.

Contact: Apply via email to staff_recruiting@nldhlaw.com

39.) Graphic Designer, Trion, a Marsh McLennan Agency, LLC, Conshohocken, PA

The primary role of the Graphic Designer is to support the Communications team in continuing to build Trion’s award-winning communications practice to serve our growing list of clients. In addition to helping develop the practice, this person will act as art director for all graphic design projects in both print and electronic media, creating, managing, and overseeing the design and layout for all external client projects, marketing campaigns, and presentations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited, to the following: – Develop creative and compelling graphic design concepts and materials (e.g., posters, postcards, enrollment guides, newsletters, brochures, presentations, etc. for online, print, web, and multimedia) that meet our client needs and objectives. – Work with clients to provide consultative expertise with regards to developing, managing, and executing design strategies; respond to their related inquiries, concerns, and requests. – Translate clients style preferences and guidelines into quality visual designs that help them meet their communications objectives. – Ensure that all design projects and workflows follow defined group processes. – Partner with Trion IT department to register all design software with the product vendor, ensure that license agreements are all in good standing, and obtain and install software upgrades as needed. – Build and maintain leading-edge web design and other multimedia capability in-house. – Assist with managing design expenses to budget. – Educate internal team on new and emerging media and technology; establish view of appropriate use of new technologies and applications.

- Create designated composites for templates as appropriate by defining form, features, and attraction; explore alternative designs; revises designs. – Prepare design layouts using current graphic design software; prepare documents to meet local production specifications. – Develop a process for storing, maintaining, and archiving graphics and client design projects. – Research typefaces, color palettes, photography, and the impact of primary and secondary graphic elements as appropriate. – Maintain a schedule for meeting deadlines, aligning due dates with project deadlines. – Manage external vendors (e.g., production) to ensure they complete their work on time and budget, and meet quality expectations. – Provide design support for internal training materials and external marketing materials, proposals and presentations promoting the Practice.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: – Bachelors degree in graphic design, communications, marketing, advertising, multi-media or related field required – Continuing education in designing for both web and print media. – A Minimum of 5 years of experience in both graphic design including web design, preferably for a professional services firm; experience in employee benefits communications, health and welfare benefits industry, or related field developing campaigns and servicing clients a plus. – Experience in crafting and presenting strategic designs that support market positioning and communications goals.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES – Knowledge of current graphic design software, including InDesign, QuarkXPress, Illustrator, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Flash, Captivate, Front Page and Dreamweaver. Experience with Final Cut Pro, Audacity, Sound Forge, EBook Creator a plus. – Solid graphic design and layout acumenâ€can balance goal of delivering the ultimate product that meets the clients communications needs with the need to meet project deadlines within budget. – Comfortable working on Mac and PC platforms. – Demonstrates effective project and time management with a focus on customer service. – Understands complex print production methods and ensures designs can be produced cost effectively on standard printing equipment. – Communicates effectively, works well with senior-level practitioners and colleagues, and collaborates well with coworkers and subject matter experts. – Demonstrates technical expertise in design software and hardware installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting with outside vendor support. – Works independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment with a high degree of accuracy; able to multitask, prioritize workload, and oversee day-to-day projects and timelines. – Excellent project management and verbal communication skills; proficiency in writing and social media a plus. – Some client service experience. – Must be creative, organized, detail oriented and deadline focused. – Proficient in basic administrative tasks and office functions. – Self-starter and creative thinker.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT – The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. – While performing the duties of this job, the employee is: – Frequently required to sit; speak or hear; use hands to finger, handle, feel objects, and reach with hands and arms; – Occasionally required to stand and walk; – Extensive use of computer and keyboard and viewing of computer screen is required; – Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision, and ability to adjust focus. – Other working conditions are normal for an office environment.

WORK LOCATION AND HOURS – Work is typically performed either on site at Trion Conshohocken office, or at various customer/Trion locations as required. – Must be able to work additional hours during peak periods.

Contact: If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume, along with salary requirements to careers@trion.com

40.) Director, Communications, Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Explore the Path to Possibilities at Community College of Philadelphia, the largest public institution of higher education in Philadelphia.

Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Director, Communications position. This position is responsible for providing guidance and direction, in collaboration with College senior leadership, for internal and external communication. He/she is the official spokesperson and is the first point of contact for press and media inquiries. The Director, Communications performs services in support of the College’s communications, media and press relations, public information and awareness, as well as help to position the institution to both public and internal audiences.

Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our staff is important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.

Benefits include: – 100% College-paid medical, dental and prescription drug for employee and all of their eligible family members – College-paid life and disability insurance – College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break – Tuition remission (for classes at the College) – Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution) – 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution – Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts – College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months – Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off

Minimum Qualifications: – Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications or a related field required. Any and all degree(s) must be from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning. – Three (3) years of professional experience in journalism and media relations required. – Demonstrated understanding of news media operations required. – Ability to handle a variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment required. – Familiarity with federal, state and local government officials, rules and regulations required. – Strong writing, editing and verbal communication skills required. – Strong proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and on-line communication systems required. – Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds required.

Preferred Qualifications: – Prior supervisory experience preferred. – Experience in a higher-education setting preferred. – Knowledge of social media preferred.

Community College of Philadelphia is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Equal Access Employer. The College encourages applications from individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Contact: Please apply online at http://www.Click2Apply.net/z7xqrpz

*** From Mark Sofman:

41.) Editor, Buzzmedia, New York, NY http://bit.ly/wPg1Xn *** From Kris Kelly:

42.) Management Supervisor – Public Relations, Lagrant Communications, Los Angeles, CA https://hoojobs.com/job/645

43.) Public Relations Manager, Care.com, Inc., Waltham, MA https://hoojobs.com/job/662

44.) PR Senior Account Executive/Account Supervisor, 360 Public Relations LLC, Boston, MA https://hoojobs.com/job/670

*** From Wendy Odell Magus, CFE:

Hi Ned,

Could you please include the following opportunity in the next issue of your newsletter?

Thank you,

Wendy Odell Magus, CFE Vice President of Marketing

45.) Internet Marketing Manager, Kiddie Academy, Abingdon, Maryland

Kiddie Academy®, a national child care franchisor headquartered in Abingdon, Maryland, is seeking an Internet Marketing Manager with 5-7 years of experience. This position reports to the Vice President of Marketing, with responsibilities that include: • Competition monitoring and development of competitive strategy • Online Marketing Program Reporting • Training and support for franchise system use of online marketing, websites and social media tactics • Manage website updates, projects and initiatives • Manage SEM, SEO and Social Media Programs • Evaluate new online marketing strategies and resources • Manage online marketing agency relationships • Collaborate with the Brand Manager and Field Marketing Director on the development of integrated, multi-channel marketing campaigns

Candidate qualifications: Exemplary communication skills, SEO and SEM expertise, project management experience, agency experience preferred, college degree and experience with MS Office suite of applications, 5% travel.

Our competitive compensation package includes health care benefits, 401k matching and more. Join a fast growing company that has a strong 30 years track record. Please email your cover letter and resume in confidence to careers@kiddieacademy.com, Attention Marketing.

46.) Manager, Social Media and Public Relations, Epson America Inc., Long Beach, California http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Manager,-Social-Media-and-Public-Relations/114334.html

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49.) Fish Culturist, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA http://bit.ly/wlzu8y

50.) Wildlife Technician, Seabird Conservation, Kaheawa Wind Power, Maui County, HI http://bit.ly/wJzchI

*** Weekly Piracy Report:

06.02.2012: 1435 LT Posn: 12:44.3N – 043:19.1E, Bab El Mandeb, Red Sea. About 6 – 7 pirates in each skiff chased a general cargo ship and approached within 200m with intent to board. The vessel enforced anti piracy measures and contacted warship on VHF. The skiffs aborted the attack.

06.02.2012: 1445 LT Posn: 12:43.8N – 043:17.5E, Bab El Mandeb, Red Sea. Pirates in two skiffs chased a LPG Tanker underway and approached within 0.2nm. The tanker enforced anti piracy measures, altered course and managed to evade the attack.

06.02.2012: 1438 LT Posn: 12:12.48.7N – 043:17.9 E, Bab El Mandeb Straits. Red Sea. While underway 8 pirates in a skiff chased a chemical tanker underway and approached her within 0.05nm. The tanker enforced anti piracy measures, made evasive manoeuvres and all non essential crew mustered into citadel. The pirates aborted the attack and moved away.

09.02.2012: 0400 LT: Takoradi Port , Ghana. Four robbers armed with long knives boarded an offshore tug at berth. Robbers stole ship stores. Robbers threatened duty watchmen with long knives and escaped in a canoe. All crew safe and no casualties.

07.02.2012: 0545 LT: Posn: 01:06.2N – 103:28.7E, Karimun STS anchorage, Indonesia. Three robbers armed with rods boarded an anchored product tanker. Duty crew on rounds sighted the robbers on the poop deck and immediately raised the alarm. Seeing the alerted crew, robbers escaped empty handed. Incident was reported to the port authorities.

06.02.2012: 0442 UTC: Posn: 05:03S – 066:08E, Around 400nm NW of Diego Garcia,Indian Ocean (Off Somalia). Pirates in two white coloured skiffs approached a chemical tanker underway. OOW informed the Master who raised the alarm and activated anti piracy measures. As the skiffs approached the onboard armed team fired warning shots which were ignored by the skiffs. As the skiffs continued to approach the vessel at high speed the armed team again fired warning shots which resulted in the skiffs moving away.

04.02.2012: 0110 UTC: Posn: 04:46S – 011:47E, Point Noire anchorage, The Congo. Duty watch onboard an anchored container ship noticed wet footprints on the deck and the padlock to the bowthruster room broken. He informed the OOW who noticed a small boat alongside the vessel near the starboard midship. OOW raised the alarm and crew mustered. Upon inspection a number of stores were found broken into and ship’s stores and equipment stolen. Master contacted port control but did not receive any response.

01.02.2012: Night Hrs: Posn: 01:07N – 104:10E, Batam Outer Anchorage, Indonesia. Robbers boarded an anchored chemical tanker, stole ship’s stores and escaped unnoticed.

28.01.2012: 1042 UTC: Posn: 04:55N – 058:14E, around 620nm NE of Mogadishu, Somalia. A general cargo ship underway noticed a mother ship lowering a skiff. The skiff with five armed pirates was seen approaching the vessel. The onboard armed security team fired warning flares which were ignored by the skiff. As the skiff approached the vessel, at a distance of 500 meters the security team fired warning shots resulting in the skiff aborting and moving away.

28.01.2012: 0340 LT: Posn: 05:48N – 118:05E, Sandakan Inner Anchorage, Sabah, Malaysia. Robbers boarded an anchored chemical tanker. Duty A/B on rounds sighted the robbers armed with long knives and immediately informed the duty officer. Seeing crew alertness the robbers escaped with stolen ship’s stores.

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