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JOTW 09-2012 February 27, 2012 www.nedsjotw.com This is JOTW newsletter number 916
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In this issue:
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*** One Paragraph Pitch
1.) Director – Communications Maritime (Ship Repair), BAE Systems, Norfolk, VA 2.) Marketing and Communications Manager, Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy, Rockville, Maryland 3.) ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR ALUMNI RELATIONS, STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING New York University New York, New York 4.) Director, External Affairs, Doe Fund, New York, New York 5.) Public Relations AE, Maccabee Public Relations, Minneapolis, MN 6.) Public Affairs Specialist (Graduate Student Training Program) GS-1099-07/09, Media Relations Branch, Public Affairs Office, U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD 7.) Communications Specialist, North Shore-LIJ Health System Foundations, Manhasset, New York 8.) Manager, Social Media and Public Relations, Epson America Inc., Long Beach, California 9.) Public Relations Senior Account Executive, InkHouse Media + Marketing, Waltham, Mass. 10.) Communications Manager, Novo Foundation, New York, New York
11.) Proposal Manager/Writer (temp-to-hire position), Editech Staffing, McLean, VA 12.) Public Affairs Specialist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Department Of Agriculture, Columbia, MO 13.) Instructor of Communication, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT 14.) Director, Communications, CSC, Falls Church, VA 15.) Senior Communications Strategist, Legatum Center at MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts 16.) Director of Communications and Marketing Oversight, The Madeira School, McLean, VA 17.) Marketing Communications Manager, JELD-WEN, Inc., Klamath Falls, Oregon 18.) Public Relations and Tradeshow Manager, Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation, Denver, CO 19.) Editor – Public Affairs, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 20.) Manager, Global Public Relations and Advocacy, ViroPharma Incorporated, Exton, PA
21.) Internal Communications Manager, HealthTronics, Inc., Chadds Ford, PA 22.) Corporate Communications Manager, Barnes & Noble, New York, NY 23.) Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, IHS, Inc., Englewood, CO 24.) Director, Corporate Relations, Conservation International, Singapore 25.) Corporate Communications Manager, Wesco Distribution, Pittsburgh, PA 26.) Manager, Communications Outreach, Ceres, Boston, Massachusetts 27.) Corporate Communication Manager, Research In Motion, Fort Lauderdale, FL 28.) Scientific Copy Editor, Nature Journals, Nature Publishing Group, New York City, NY 29.) Director of Marketing and Communications, Association of Small Foundations, Washington, D.C. 30.) Public Relations Account Executive & Social Media Channel Managers, Oxford Communications, Lambertville, NJ
31.) Director, Communications and Strategic Engagement, Rodel Foundation of Delaware, Wilmington, DE 32.) Administrative Assistant Public Affairs, WPVI-TV, The Walt Disney Company, Philadelphia, PA 33.) Internal Business Communications Lead, CIGNA, Philadelphia, PA 34.) Pharmaceutical Technical Writer (Long Term Contract), Aerotek Scientific, Philadelphia, PA 35.) Copywriter/Content Editor, Beyond.com, King of Prussia, PA 36.) Public Relations Intern, Thomas/Boyd Communications, Moorestown, NJ 37.) Communications Specialist, Bimbo Bakeries USA, Horsham, PA 38.) Internet Marketing Associate, CubeSmart, Wayne, PA 39.) Marketing Director, Western U.S., The Nature Conservancy, Flexible within United States 40.) Senior Copywriter, Red Brown Kle Marketing Communications, Milwaukee, WI
41.) Communications Coordinator, University School of Milwaukee, River Hills, WI 42.) Communications Consultant – Financial, Northwestern Mutual, Milwaukee, WI 43.) Marketer- Customer & Marketing Communications (Corporate Counsel Segment), Thomson Reuters, Eagan, MN 44.) Corporate Communications Manager, Amazon, Seattle, WA 45.) Associate Producer – Interactive, Magnani Caruso Dutton, Chicago, Illinois 46.) Vice President, Corporate/B2B Communications, Fleishman-Hillard, Boston, MA 47.) Social Media Marketer, Sumango, Cape Town, South Africa 48.) Senior Vice President – Government / Public Affairs, MWW Group, Washington, DC 49.) Communications Officer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, Michigan 50.) Senior Manager Corporate Communications, LSI, Milpitas, CA
51.) Data and Customer Manager, The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Reston, VA 52.) Marketing Communications Specialist, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO 53.) Communications Studies Faculty, Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, VA 54.) Account Director – DBC PR+New Media, Washington, DC 55.) Account Executive, DBC PR+New Media, Washington, DC 56.) Editor in Chief, Justmoney, Cape Town, South Africa 57.) Public Relations and Marketing Manager, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 58.) Global Public Relations Manager, Dolby, San Francisco, CA 59.) Assistant Professor – Broadcast Production with Audio Specialty, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, NY 60.) Website/Design Manager, Marketing & Communications, NPES-The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies, Reston, VA
61.) Public Affairs Specialist, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, VA 62.) Assistant Director, Office of Research and External Relations, George Washington University, Washington, DC 63.) Communications Specialist and Press Officer, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria 64.) Bilingual Employee Communications Manager, Ohio 65.) AMS Media Relations Manager, Accenture, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles or work from home 66.) ONLINE MARKETING COORDINATOR, environmental organization, Arlington, VA 67.) SENIOR MANAGER OF ONLINE MARKETING, environmental organization, Alexandria, VA 68.) ONLINE MARKETING COORDINATOR , global security advocacy group, Virginia 69.) Program Officer (Smithsonian Diving Officer), Smithsonian Office of the Under Secretary for Science (OUSS), Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 70.) Piano Teacher, Musika LLC, Fairfax, VA
71.) Artist Teacher of Tuba, Music School, Coral Gables, FL 72.) Assistant Professor – Trombone/Jazz Studies, School of Music, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 73.) Art Foundry, Polich Tallix Inc., Rock Tavern, NY 74.) Wild Turkey Program Coordinator, Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, FL 75.) Governmental Communications Manager, Ducks Unlimited, Inc., Washington, DC 76.) Chief Executive Officer, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada 77.) Taxonomist, Amazon Corporate LLC, Seattle, WA 78.) Office Manager, Frank J. Zitz & Co.
*** Weekly Piracy Report
…and more! Scroll down and see them all!
*** One Paragraph Pitch:
(Send your One Paragraph Pitch submissions to email@example.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.)
*** LAST CALL !! February 2012 is an IABC Worldwide Membership Month!
This means that if you’re a new or lapsed member who joins or re-joins IABC, we’ll waive the application fee (US$40/CDN$40/AUS$40/€30 for faxed, mailed, and phoned enrollments; US$30/CDN$30/AUS$30/€22.50 for online enrollments). Please remember: your application must be *received* at the San Francisco Headquarters office by the close of business on February 29 to qualify. This promotion does not apply to renewing members, students or transitional members, who never pay the application fee anyway.
For more than 40 years, IABC has brought communication professionals together to learn from one another, promote credibility for the profession and build enduring friendships. By joining IABC, you become part of a community of almost 15,000 members around the world dedicated to helping each other improve skills, share best practices, advance in your career—and have a lot of fun doing it. Join now by visiting www.iabc.com/join or calling 800.776.4222 (from the US and Canada) or +1 415.544.4700 (from all other parts of the world).
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*** Women in Technology job fair:
Women in Technology is having a huge job fair on March 7, with more than 55 companies signed up. It is free for anyone who wants to attend, and they are going to have a photographer on hand to take professional photos of job seekers. Since they are a tech group, a lot of the jobs will be with defense affiliated companies.
More information, including a partial list of exhibiting companies, is on their site
Sherri Core Director of Administration IABC/DC Metro
*** The January issue of Your Very Next Step is posted at www.yourverynextstep.com.
Watch for the February issue…this week…maybe, perhaps, with cool stories about Texas, the Canary Islands, Costa Rica…and more.
Don’t forget to share your adventures, travel tips, gear reviews, vacation suggestions and other adventure/outdoor/travel news and views with Ned at email@example.com for inclusion in the February issue of YVNS.
*** Stealing the piracy report:
Good afternoon CAPT Lundquist,
Can you reveal your source for one of JOTW’s most entertaining features, the weekly piracy report? I sometimes cut-and-paste it in an email for my father and uncle, a couple of former merchant mariners who’ve worked in shipping ever since…and it seems more complete than anything they regularly see.
If you cannot, it’s no problem…I’ll just continue to pass on what I receive from your outstanding mailing.
Thank you, DH
(I gather these reports from the International Piracy Reporting Centre in Kuala Lumpur, which posts them on the International Maritime Bureau’s website (IMB is part of the International Chamber of Commerce.)
Thank you, sir! I appreciate the reply, Ned, as will my curious shipping relatives.
Much obliged — and please keep up the outstanding networking.
*** 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.
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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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*** IABC 2012 World Conference
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*** Marquette University/Arthur W. Page Corporate Communication Commons event
Friday, April 20, 2012
Diederich College of Communication, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
The inaugural Marquette University/Arthur W. Page Corporate Communication Commons event will focus on the relationship between corporations and society. What expectations do key stakeholders have for corporations as purveyors of social value and how do we communicate in ways that allow these stakeholders to understand and believe the ways corporates can and do meet these expectations.
The Corporate Communication Commons will provide an opportunity for corporate communication professionals to come together to consider how corporations embody social human values in ways that resonate with key stakeholders. The conference will consider issues that exist at the intersection of corporate identity, shared values and stakeholder trust.
To register for the Corporate Communication Commons Conference, please visit our registration page on the Marquette University website or email Meghan O’Leary at email@example.com.
*** From – Dave Van de Walle:
FORWARD:MARCH – Special offer for JOTW subscribers
Need to learn new communications techniques and combine them with real-world, tested strategies to make things happen at your workplace? In your current job? Or as you prepare for your next job? Join Area 224 for this webinar series we’re hosting called FORWARD:MARCH – and, if you can’t afford the private coaching option, we have a great offer for JOTW subscribers.
Get access to ALL 5 webinars – a $245 value – for $127 – when you visit this link. http://224march.eventbrite.com. You’ll get access to the webinars, the recordings, the guidebooks – and you can share them with your colleagues (as long as you’re at the same company, that’s fine with us!).
Plus, we’re giving away TWO free registrations for all five webinars – all you have to do is go to your Twitter account, use the hashtag “#forwardmarch” and tweet about the event. (Something like “I’d love to go for free” or “If I can’t go for free, I’d like to buy Ned lunch sometime.”) We’ll pick one winner on February 26 and one on March 4. (We like creativity, and judges’ decision is final.)
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*** Material Investments Can Reduce Total Ship Ownership Costs
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*** From Ruth E. Thaler-Carter:
This year’s Communication Central “Build Your Business” conference for freelance writers, editors, proofreaders, indexers, graphic artists, desktop publishers, PR and business communications professionals, etc., will be held October 12-13, 2012, in Baltimore, MD. There will be registration discounts for members of IABC, PRSA and other professional organizations for communicators. Speaker and program information will be available soon at www.communication-central.com.
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*** Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter
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*** SNA Maritime Security Forum
The Surface Navy Association and the Coast Guard Cuttermen Association
Maritime Security Forum – March 14 2012 United States Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut
The Surface Navy Association along with the Coast Guard Cuttermen Association are sponsoring our second Maritime Security Forum, entitled “Maritime Security: Guarding Our Country and Our Way of Life” to be held March 14, 2012 at the United States Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut.
This event will bring Navy, Coast Guard, Industry, Inter-agency and International stakeholders together to discuss the Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Sea power and how it applies to maritime security.
At this event we will examine the threats to America and its allies, both large and small. We will look into how disruptions to maritime commerce have global implications and how homeland defense begins far from our shores, and involves a broad spectrum of participants, each with vital capability and capacity. We will see how armed services and civilian agencies cooperate to share information and act upon that information and how industry contributes to global maritime domain awareness. We will show how technology, operations, policy, and information sharing must be coordinated to achieve maritime security.
We are presenting leaders who can address operations, policy, technology, and above all the importance of partnerships to achieve maritime security. No individual service or organization can solely ensure maritime security.
Details and registration for this thought provoking event can be found at http://www.navysna.org/CGForum/Index.htm.
Surface Navy Association 2550 Huntington Ave, Suite 202 Alexandria, VA 22303
*** Let’s get to the jobs:
1.) Director – Communications Maritime (Ship Repair), BAE Systems, Norfolk, VA
This position is responsible for leading the strategic development and execution of business-area wide employee campaigns/initiatives, robust community relations programs, external communications and marketing communications for a $1B organization within a global company.
The candidate will determine the key news, events and activities to keep employees informed of the important activities occurring at Ship Repair. This position will serve as a communications professional advising functional leadership on critical internal communications needs; as well as developing and executing specific external communication action plans to achieve success. The candidate will develop plans to ensure timely and effective communications with all stakeholders regularly access the impact of our internal communications activities.
The candidate will serves as the business area coordinator for all charitable giving; develops and maintains a community relations and philanthropy agenda that support the group’s business interests and delivery of strategy. The candidate will need to manage and develop a diverse team, meet deadlines, deliver products of the highest standard and quality and track and report results to senior leadership.
Provides strategic direction and partners with leadership at all levels on appropriate communications strategies to support business success.
Supports Ship Repair and Support Solutions communications activities and campaigns; provides advice and counsel to the Business Area President and key staff (business, functions and sites) on communications issues affecting the organization.
Champions and executes communication strategies – including public communications in crises – and evaluate/revise those strategies following execution. Maintains relations with news media
Provides communications support and counsel to all Ship Repair sites. Areas of expertise: Community Relations / Communications Services and Brand Management / Internal / External/ Plans, Policies, and Procedures.
Identifies and cultivates junior talent within the Communications organization.
Strategically aligns the appropriate resources to fulfill the function’s remit. Provides adequate means of communications with all employees. Provide timely, effective and credible mass communications to employees within Ship Repair, Support Solutions, and also to BAE Systems Inc., as appropriate.
Bachelor’s Degree, Communications, marketing or related field; 10 years related communications experience Must have excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills; and be highly organized and detail oriented.
Prefer candidate to have experience in managing corporate response to complex employee issues; and shaping corporate culture.
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 100,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
Support Solutions, based in Rockville, Maryland, provides a wide range of services in engineering, system integration, ship repair, and readiness and sustainment for military platforms. Its Technology Solutions & Services unit addresses the full life-cycle needs of U.S. Department of Defense and federal civilian customers with capabilities in systems engineering and technical assistance, system and subsystem integration, operations, and maintenance. TSS serves every branch of the U.S. military and numerous civilian agencies, operating the U.S. Army’s munitions plant in Kingsport, Tennessee; integrating communications systems and developing and integrating precision tracking radars; and providing design and support services for air and missile defense systems.
The Ship Repair business is the leading U.S. provider of non-nuclear ship repair, conversion, and modernization services. It focuses on drydock and pier-side ship repair and sustainment services for the U.S. Navy, other defense agencies, and commercial customers.
The Readiness & Sustainment business focuses on customers’ growing need for through-life platform support.
People are the greatest asset in any Company …
BAE Systems is committed to a high performance culture and provides an environment that challenges our employees to be remarkable and obtain their full potential.
We are an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer that understands the value of diversity and its impact on a high performance culture.
Join us …
2.) Marketing and Communications Manager, Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy, Rockville, Maryland http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=371500028
3.) ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR ALUMNI RELATIONS, STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING New York University New York, New York http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=23579
4.) Director, External Affairs, Doe Fund, New York, New York http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=225400014
5.) Public Relations AE, Maccabee Public Relations, Minneapolis, MN http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/c/job.cfm?job=9600558&site_id=1691
*** From Nancy Harrity, ABC:
The U.S. Naval Academy has a great opportunity for a graduate student intern to start June 2012. Complete details on eligibility and how to apply are available at http://www.usna.edu/JobInfo/internships/PAO.htm.
All the best,
Nancy Harrity, Accredited Business Communicator Policy and Doctrine Branch Head Navy Office of Information Requirements, Policy & Professional Development
6.) Public Affairs Specialist (Graduate Student Training Program) GS-1099-07/09, Media Relations Branch, Public Affairs Office, U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
DATE CLOSES: March 06, 2012
ABOUT THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY
As a premier undergraduate university and a historic officer accession program, the United States Naval Academy has its own unique niche amongst American educational institutions. Our talented civilian faculty and staff are united by one common purpose–to develop the next generation of leaders for our naval service. In order to deliver on this promise to our nation, we recruit from all segments of society to find faculty, instructors, and support staff who model the highest professional standards. Every year more than one million people tour “the Yard” to experience what our employees already know — the United States Naval Academy is a special place, with a special purpose. Those selected for employment will find challenging and rewarding work; state-of-the-art facilities which inspire academic and athletic excellence; the benefits of Federal employment; and exceptional quality-of-life.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a graduate education program or accepted to a qualifying institution to begin graduate studies in a job-related field. Upon satisfactory completion of those educational degree or certificate requirements, the incumbent may be noncompetitively converted to the competitive service at the GS-09 level.
Applicant works as Public Relations Specialist in the U. S. Naval Academy’s Public Affairs Office in a training capacity designed to lead into promotion to the GS-09 level. Under the direction of the Public Affairs Officer (PAO), Public Relations Specialists are responsible for researching, planning, conducting and assessing a variety of external & internal information programs to support the Academy’s mission, programs and policies. This incumbent performs specialized duties as a member of the Public Affairs Media Relations Branch, which provides timely and accurate information to the public and members of the media, seeks to maximize positive publicity about the Academy and our people, and tells the Academy’s story to the public.
The incumbent establishes and maintains professional working relationships between the Academy, the media, and the public audiences they serve. Advises the public affairs officer on communication policy, strategies and techniques and the potential public reaction to proposed policy. Identifies and carries out the public communication in support of policy decision, events, and other newsworthy activities. The work involves identifying communication needs, developing informational materials, such as press releases, media advisories and fact sheets, and working in traditional (newspaper, TV) and social media/internet mediums to educate and inform the public about the Academy. Work requires skill in written and oral communication, analysis, and interpersonal relations.
Applicants must be eligible for the Student Career Experience Program (SCEP). To be eligible for SCEP applicants must have been accepted for enrollment or are enrolled and seeking a graduate diploma in a job-related field at a qualifying education institution on a full- or half-time basis. Upon satisfactory completion of degree requirements, the incumbent may be noncompetitively converted to the competitive service.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications beginning March 2012. Selectee will be expected to commence employment beginning June 2012.
HOW TO APPLY FOR POSITION
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and letter of acceptance or enrollment in graduate school. Applicants may submit application materials electronically to Michael Brady at email@example.com.
7.) Communications Specialist, North Shore-LIJ Health System Foundations, Manhasset, New York http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=371500030
8.) 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
9.) Public Relations Senior Account Executive, InkHouse Media + Marketing, Waltham, Mass. http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/jobseeker/job/9416021/
10.) Communications Manager, Novo Foundation, New York, New York http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=371200008
*** From Debby Nolan:
Please post the following job in your newsletter for the week of 2/20/12. Thanks! Debby Nolan
11.) Proposal Manager/Writer (temp-to-hire position), Editech Staffing, McLean, VA (client location)
Job Summary: Responsible for all aspects of delivering high-quality, technically competent, winning proposals, including solution management (technical, management, past performance, and costs), price-to-win strategies, and resource allocation. Responsibilities include the following:
• Understand the activities of the entire federal government proposal process, from pre-RFP through customer debriefs. • Analyze RFPs, produce high-level summaries, and identify key requirements and expectations. • Develop and follow a comprehensive proposal management plan (or updated capture plan) that includes a schedule, win strategies, customer requirements analysis, competitor assessments, themes/discriminators, risk issues, price-to-win analysis, and resource requirements. • Lead and manage entire proposal effort, including various proposal meetings (kick-off, daily stand-ups, and solution meetings), win theme development, and storyboarding. • Manage and lead proposal reviews (Pink, Red, Gold) and perform lessons-learned follow-up activities. • Compose key sections of proposals, including executive summaries, solution overviews, corporate information, past performance, and other sections. • Review and edit technical submissions from subject-matter experts and assist in translating narrative text into creative graphics. • Manage proposal teams, including internal and external resources. • Work with all levels of the organization, from technical experts to senior executives.
• Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of federal government proposal experience. • Proficiency in Excel and Word; working knowledge of MS Project. • In-depth understanding of capture plans and proposal processes; knowledge of Shipley or other proposal best practices is a plus. • Ability to work in a small, fast-paced organization that provides IT solutions involving a wide range of technologies. • Ability to manage multiple assignments with focus on meeting all deliverable deadlines. • Flexibility and willingness to assist other staff members in Proposal and Sales/Marketing departments to complete required documents or deliverables. • Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills.
To apply, send resume and three supervisory references to firstname.lastname@example.org. 12.) Public Affairs Specialist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Department Of Agriculture, Columbia, MO http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/310051600
13.) Instructor of Communication, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT http://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=175603846
*** From Connie Hudson:
I have a current need for a Director, Communications.
APPLICANTS MAY APPLY BY SENDING E-MAIL TO: email@example.com
Contact: Connie Hudson Sr Manager, Staffing Falls Church, VA
14.) Director, Communications, CSC, Falls Church, VA
This position requires an experienced communications professional with demonstrated success in developing and executing go-to-market and life cycle management campaigns designed to position and promote technology offerings in a highly competitive market segment. It involves creative thinking, long range strategic planning, positioning and message development, project management, cross functional collaboration skills and regular interaction with corporate executives.
This position works internally with clients at all levels (especially senior and executive management) in the product development, marketing, business development/sales, and other corporate communications functions to achieve the Company’s strategic business objectives. The Director of communications is responsible for employee communications, executive communications, social media content development, media relations, messaging platform development, corporate brand positioning, sales channel communication, presentation creation and employee event planning.
Requirements: – 15 or more years of related corporate communications, public relations or internal communications experience with a successful track record in building corporate programs and creating and delivering effective communications. -Experience driving communications for product and solution roll outs and other corporate announcements. -Experience developing and executing strategic, repeatable and successful communication plans. -Experience collaborating across multiple internal departments to achieve communication objectives and programs. -Experience in using content management systems, databases, and other technologies, to develop and maintain communication vehicles, such as websites, intranets, social media platforms etc. -Proven ability to lead proactive and reactive communications initiatives to achieve positive results. -Ability to work in a highly matrixed fast paced environment. -Ability to manage multiple projects at once. -Ability to win the confidence of senior executives on communications strategy. -Ability to manage a team through leadership skills, coaching and mentoring.
Other qualifications -Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking and presentation skills. -Excellent editorial and proofreading skills -Organization, presentation, time management and creative problem solving skills -Ability to work independently and as part of a team -Ability to demonstrate accountability for results, and show sound business judgment/decision-making ability. -Experience working with company marketing objectives and across business practices Strong critical thinking and problem-solving ability. -Agency experience is a plus. -Energetic personality, with strong interpersonal communication skills. -Proficient in Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint
Education -A Bachelor’s degree is required; masters degree in business, communications, or journalism a plus.
15.) Senior Communications Strategist, Legatum Center at MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=371400028
*** From Laura S. Jeffrey: Hi Ned,
I received this from a former colleague at the University of Richmond. The Madeira School is recruiting for a Director of Communications. Best wishes,
16.) Director of Communications and Marketing Oversight, The Madeira School, McLean, VA http://www.madeira.org/news/detail.aspx?linkid=3881&moduleid=50
17.) Marketing Communications Manager, JELD-WEN, Inc., Klamath Falls, Oregon http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Marketing-Communications-Manager/114807.html
*** From Mark Sofman:
18.) Public Relations and Tradeshow Manager, Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation, Denver, CO http://bit.ly/wODi1x
19.) Editor – Public Affairs, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY http://bit.ly/xCS8Dv
20.) Manager, Global Public Relations and Advocacy, ViroPharma Incorporated, Exton, PA http://bit.ly/zE6BSe
21.) Internal Communications Manager, HealthTronics, Inc., Chadds Ford, PA http://bit.ly/yohCCQ
22.) Corporate Communications Manager, Barnes & Noble, New York, NY http://bit.ly/xzbMrk
23.) Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, IHS, Inc., Englewood, CO http://bit.ly/z370pR
24.) Director, Corporate Relations, Conservation International, Singapore http://bit.ly/xmD9ZE
25.) Corporate Communications Manager, Wesco Distribution, Pittsburgh, PA http://www.ihispano.com/job-search/corporate-communications-manager.3923759.html
26.) Manager, Communications Outreach, Ceres, Boston, Massachusetts http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=371500017
27.) Corporate Communication Manager, Research In Motion, Fort Lauderdale, FL https://rim.taleo.net/careersection/professional/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=250103
28.) Scientific Copy Editor, Nature Journals, Nature Publishing Group, New York City, NY
Nature Publishing Group seeks copy editors to work on several of its prestigious journals, including Nature Neuroscience, Nature Structural & Molecular Biology and Nature Medicine. These challenging jobs involves substantial editing of technical manuscripts to make them clear and consistent with our style.
Applicants should have BA or MS and preferably laboratory experience in biology (molecular biology, biochemistry or neuroscience preferred), excellent literary abilities, and a strong interest in the communication of scientific ideas. The positions require precise attention to detail and ability to work closely with editors, authors, and production team to meet regular deadlines. Scientific copy-editing experience desirable but not necessary. Full-time positions (two permanent and one 1-year contract) with competitive salary and benefits, located in New York City.
Nature Publishing Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To learn more about Nature Publishing Group, please visit our web site at www.nature.com.
To Apply: Please fill out the information via the link below and be sure to include a resume and cover letter stating your salary requirement and why this position is of interest to you. http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/jobs/243984-Scientific-Copy-Editor-Nature-Journals
29.) Director of Marketing and Communications, Association of Small Foundations, Washington, D.C. http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=371500020
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30.) Public Relations Account Executive & Social Media Channel Managers, Oxford Communications, Lambertville, NJ https://hoojobs.com/job/700/public-relations-account-executive-social-media-channel-managers/
31.) Director, Communications and Strategic Engagement, Rodel Foundation of Delaware, Wilmington, DE
The Director of Communications and Strategic Engagement is responsible for initiating, directing, and implementing a comprehensive range of activities that strengthen the work of the Rodel Foundation and its principal program investment, Vision 2015. Central to this role will be the development of the Foundations communications and engagement plan as it undertakes its strategic visioning for 2020, and supports the articulation of the states education reform initiatives for the period. Principal responsibilities include the integration and successful implementation of a coherent external affairs program, including effective positioning, messaging, editorial development, media relations, stakeholder outreach, and select partner relations.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a clear commitment to the importance of excellent public education, exceptionally strong communications skills, and solid experience in stakeholder engagement, strategic thinking, and project management. S/he will excel in the ability to manage complex internal and external relationships.
Primary Responsibilities Communications: – Design and implement communications and strategic engagement strategies arising from the foundations short, medium and long term goals – Build broad public awareness of, and brand identification for, Rodel and Vision 2015, along with the critical work underway to implement Delawares Race to the Top and Early Learning Challenge Grant initiatives
– Partner with Voices 4 Delaware Education, in harnessing the voice of citizens and elected leaders to advance statewide education reform initiatives – Achieve the foundations objectives by strategically integrating and successfully deploying Rodels wide range of communications/outreach capabilities, through: – Printed publications, including brochures, annual reports, briefing papers, and fact sheets – Vision 2015 and Rodel websites, Blog, e-newsletter, and social media program – Publicity, advertising, public information programs, awards, and promotional activities – Video productions – Local and national media relations, including interviews, articles, and opinions – Supervise two-person communications staff and multiple consultants.
Strategic Engagement: – Ensure that Rodels Communications/Engagement initiatives fully align and strengthen the foundations policy agenda, program investments, partnerships and co-investment priorities – Assist in developing and managing positive and effective relationships with select corporate, philanthropic, and nonprofit sector partners to advance Rodel and Vision 2015 goals – Represent the Foundation through meetings and presentations to local, state, and national partners and stakeholders – Plan and facilitate meetings with broad variety of constituent, partner, and stakeholder groups
Qualifications: – To perform this job effectively, a Masters Degree in Communications, Public Administration, or equivalent, is preferred, together with a strong knowledge of state and national education systems, and experience in managing effective, external relations. In addition, 5 to 7 years of experience in the areas of responsibility listed above is a must. Key qualifications include: – A strong, personal commitment to the importance of excellent public education, with clear understanding of the issues involved – Ability to fully integrate a broad range of communications/engagement initiatives, resulting in an effective, efficient and strategic work plan – Strong program management skills, driven by a commitment to quality, results, fiscal responsibility, and efficiency – Supervisory experience; two staff, consultants, and interns report to this position. – Excellent written and oral communications skills with full capability to write articles, position statements, print and e-communications, and make presentations to stakeholder groups – Ability to coordinate the efforts of multiple parties and to work in team environments – Sound, strategic decision-making, based on analysis, experience and judgment – Experience with electronic and print media, and solid working knowledge of new and emerging communication tools – Ability to build productive relationships with internal and external constituents – Politically savvy and diplomatic – Willingness to do what it takes to get the job done – Experience in Delaware preferred
This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the incumbent should expect to perform related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in the full suite of Microsoft Office and the ability/affinity to apply new technology applications.
The Foundation offers competitive salary and benefits, and is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact: A cover letter is required. Please submit your letter and resume to Nancy Millard at Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax: 302-571-1538 or Mail: 100 W. 10th Street, Suite 704, Wilmington, DE 19801 Re: Director of Communications and Strategic Engagement
32.) Administrative Assistant Public Affairs, WPVI-TV, The Walt Disney Company, Philadelphia, PA
WPVI-TV, the ABC/Disney owned station in Philadelphia has a rare opportunity for a highly motivated administrative assistant (Requisition ID: 27028BR) to join the Public Affairs Department. Candidates must be computer proficient and highly organized with experience in public-relations disciplines and web/social media interfacing.
Responsibilities: Candidates must be computer proficient and highly organized with experience in public-relations disciplines and web/social media interfacing. If you have above-average writing skills and you are a self-starter, multi-tasking, detail oriented.
Basic Qualifications: A minimum of 1 year experience is an administrative assistant role.
Preferred Qualifications: Microsoft Office and strong business writing skills.
The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact: If you have above-average writing skills and you are a self-starter, multi-tasking, detail oriented support-staff professional , apply on-line at www.disneycareers.comAND send resume, with cover letter, to Linda Munich, WPVI-TV, 4100 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131 (no calls, faxes or emails please).
33.) Internal Business Communications Lead, CIGNA, Philadelphia, PA
Cigna, a Fortune 150 Health Services Company, is seeking an Internal Business Communications Lead (Job ID: 80071).
People want to be treated like individuals. At Cigna, we get that. That’s why we embrace and encourage peoples’ uniqueness, helping to give them the strength and confidence to show the world who they really are. The coverage, expertise and services we provide are at the very core of how we help people achieve their full potential – and ultimately, improve their health, well-being and sense of security.
But before we can accomplish any of that, we have to have the right people in place. People like you.
Skills, experience, talent and creativity like yours enables us to develop the meaningful, innovative solutions our customers value and expect. That’s why we’re committed to recruiting, motivating and nurturing the best and the brightest, whether you have industry experience or not. We’re growing a workforce as unique and diverse as the millions of customers we proudly serve around the world – one individual at a time.
Role Summary: Develops employee communications and manages employee events to engage Cigna’s employees around the world, support our growth strategy, and advance our mission and brand. Strategic communications planning to support various departments and projects, coupled with tactical delivery. Interacts directly with senior business leaders across Cigna. Using independent judgment and discretion, creates, designs and writes complex publication materials, employee communications, newsletters, presentations, speeches, web content, multimedia (video / audio / social), and other materials for Cigna employees.
Responsibilities: – Prepares strategy and manages the development and execution of communications plans for assigned clients, departments, and projects. – Counsels on communications solutions that help achieve business objectives. Develops strategies and implements tactics to communicate business and project priorities. – Develops strategic communication plans and high-quality, accurate communications materials for employee audiences, such as newsletters, presentations, talking points, collateral material, multimedia (video / audio / social), web content, and speeches. – Counsels clients toward cost-effective alternatives when the end result is of equal impact to audience. – Takes into account Cigna’s worldwide employee population in the development and implementation of communication strategies and tactics, when appropriate. – Partners effectively and collaboratively with other teams as needed, such as Marketing, Creative Communications, and Public Relations. – Monitor and evaluate results of communications programs for continuous improvement.
Qualifications – Ideal candidates will offer: – Experience in internal employee communications. – Deep understanding and appreciation of the rules and nuances of the English language; strong writing skills a must. – Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in communications or related discipline and at least 8-10 years experience in corporate communications or in a communications agency. – Record of success handling multiple projects and ability to tie results to strategic business objectives. – Evidence of keen insight into the integration between business and communications objectives. – Proven analytical skills. – Influence and coordination skills to work with other internal areas and outside vendors to meet deadlines. – Creative judgment and strong communication skills. – Experience in interviewing, communicating with, and negotiating with senior leaders. – Tact and discretion to work with Cigna employees at all levels. – Working knowledge of employee opinion research vehicles and their effective use.
Pay Benefits Work Schedule: CIGNA offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package including health and wellness benefits, 401k plan, and work/life balance programs, as well as opportunities for career growth and development.
EEO Statement: CIGNA is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact: Please apply online at http://careers.cigna.com/CIGNAPage.aspx?page=14&JobOpeningId=80071 We encourage you to complete all questions on the candidate profile if you wish to be considered for this opportunity.
34.) Pharmaceutical Technical Writer (Long Term Contract), Aerotek Scientific, Philadelphia, PA
Aerotek Scientific is seeking a Pharmaceutical Technical Writer; (Long term Contract at $20-$25 per hour), to work with a client in the Philadelphia area. We have been working with this client for 6 years and the client is expanding their team and their product line.
The primary responsibility is to review, revise, proof read, or write technical protocols, reports, manuals for documentation of a range of uses, concepts, practices and procedures within the pharmaceutical field
Responsibilities: – Review, write and/or revise technical protocols and reports for cleaning, process validation and technical / process / process engineering activities. – Use the change control process for review and approval of SOPs and other documents. – Liaise with Manufacturing, QC, QA and Regulatory Affairs to assure validity of changes and proper documentation. – Support departmental users with authoring protocols, reports and other pertinent documents in the electronic document management system – Serve as a backup document coordinator, moving document change requests through their specific workflows.
Contact: If you are interested or know someone who may be, please contact me at email@example.com
35.) Copywriter/Content Editor, Beyond.com, King of Prussia, PA
Beyond.com is seeking a Copywriter/Content Editor (Opportunity Number: 6062330).
Beyond.com has an immediate opening for a talented, driven copywriter and content editor to work as part of the Marketing & Communications Team in support of our career network members. The ideal candidate will be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced, growing and changing environment and handle multiple projects including: creating engaging, topical content across a variety of categories on an ongoing basis, researching trends and news across multiple industries, and assisting the Marketing & Communications Team with a variety of projects.
Responsibilities: – Work independently to create and post engaging, topical content for multiple industries and audiences to our websites on a continuous basis. – Work to understand a variety of professional industries and the individuals working in them, and research trending news and topics of interest within those industries. – Track your posting activity and report on audience engagement levels on a regular basis. – Identify new areas of our web sites, email, mobile and social platforms to promote your content and engage our career network members. Produce recommendations for how to integrate this content to create a seamless user experience and manage associated effort. – Maintain existing and create new Marketing Communications materials. – Assist with corporate website needs and quality assurance, ensuring that content remains professional and up to date.
Requirements: – Bachelors degree in Marketing, Communications or related field. – 2-5 years of experience in communications, online publishing, marketing, media or similar field. – Ability to write high quality, engaging copy with minimal revision. Advanced writing and grammar skills a must. Additional creative finesse in writing style a plus. Journalistic, blog, online publishing or similar experience a plus. – Strong sense of creativity and attention to detail. – Strong written and verbal communication skills. – Ability to take initiative, manage multiple projects concurrently, and deliver high-quality results. – Motivated, self-managed high performer. – Web -savvy individual with knowledge and basic understanding of how content is promoted and consumed through web, email, mobile and social media platforms. – Long-term commitment to Beyond.com and the Marketing & Communications Team. – Experience with Microsoft Office Suite a must. Experience with content management systems a plus.
Beyond.com offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and 401K. EOE.
Company Description: Beyond.com is the premier Career Network focused on helping people grow and succeed professionally. By connecting job seekers and employers through 70 unique career channels and 3,000 industry and local communities, we are changing the way job searching is done and helping people build relationships around the world.
Headquartered in the lively Philadelphia suburb of King of Prussia, PA, Beyond.com also maintains offices in New York City and Indianapolis, IN. Beyond.com has been named among the Best Places to Work in Philadelphia by Philadelphia Magazine and the Fastest Growing Technology Companies in Philadelphia by Deloittes Fast 50 list. We invite you to explore our open opportunities and join our team.
Contact: Please apply online at http://jobs.beyond.com/JOBS/JobDetails.asp?id=6062330&tid=JOB-114225-1016757-6062330&t=Copywriter/Content%20Editor
36.) Public Relations Intern, Thomas/Boyd Communications, Moorestown, NJ
Thomas/Boyd Communications is now interviewing qualified candidates to fulfill a part-time internship position within the company. Interns serve as an extension of support for our staff. As an intern at Thomas/Boyd, you will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with members of our award-winning staff and gain practical experience in the field of public relations to help prepare you for a career in the industry.
Responsibilities include: – Compiling specialized media lists and reports using media database software. Training will be provided. – Assisting with writing news releases, calendar listings, media alerts, etc. – Conducting Internet research for clients. – Participating in strategic brainstorming sessions for key clients. – Assisting with social media outreach via blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Applicants are expected to be proficient in: – Microsoft Office – E-mail applications – Internet – Social Media Platforms
Liz Thomas and Pam Boyd founded Thomas/Boyd Communications in 1998 to offer clients a fresh approach to the world of traditional public relations and marketing communications services. Located in Moorestown, the award-winning firm specializes in media and public relations, public affairs counseling, crisis communications, community relations, media training, special event planning and social media. The firms clients range from Fortune 500 companies to non-profit organizations. Visit www.thomasboyd.com for more information.
Contact: Anyone interested in applying should send their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 856-642-6226.
37.) Communications Specialist, Bimbo Bakeries USA, Horsham, PA http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_bbu/external/jobDetails.do?functionName=getJobDetail&jobPostId=12016
38.) Internet Marketing Associate, CubeSmart, Wayne, PA
It’s time for self storage to get smart. U-Store-It, now CubeSmart, is redefining expectations. CubeSmart is looking for an innovative and highly motivated Internet marketing professional to join a dynamic team and help to continue building a leading Internet presence in the self-storage industry. Internet marketing and innovative consumer web presences have become key differentiators in a highly competitive industry, and CubeSmart is a leader who continually pushes the boundaries in this field. If you enjoy a fast paced, challenging work environment, are energized by working with a collaborative, intelligent, and driven team, and have the internet marketing, copywriting, and analytics expertise to be a key contributor in a world-class marketing organization, then this is an excellent career opportunity with a growing industry leader. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Directly manage relationships with industry and complementary partner sites, developing innovative solutions in order to gain presence, traffic, and market share. * Work directly with an external agency to develop, execute, and consistently optimize Internet marketing campaigns. * Work directly with an external agency to develop high quality content that is consistent with CubeSmart’s brand guidelines and standards. * Collaborate with other analysts to gather CubeSmart’s Internet marketing metrics, delivering timely and accurate insights. * QA new website features and Internet marketing initiatives to ensure that functionality and tracking requirements are being met. * Analyze A/B and multivariate tests to continuously improve CubeSmart’s traffic sources and website. * Monitor the marketplace, competitive landscape, industry trends, and third party data sources to constantly identify new marketing opportunities and/or potential threats. * Act as liaison between Internet marketing, in-house sales center, and store managers to communicate new features and initiatives and gather feedback.
Desired Skills & Experience POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
* Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of directly related experience required. * Experience building collaborative and mutually beneficial advertising relationships with 3rd party websites and managing SEM, SEO, IYPs, and social media. * Direct experience with managing Internet marketing and website analytics, utilizing tools such as Omniture, Coremetrics, or Google analytics. * Demonstrated ability to deliver high-quality web copy under aggressive deadlines with minimal oversight. * A high degree of energy, a can-do attitude, a strategic and analytical mindset, and a competitive and results focused nature. * Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work well with individuals across all departments and levels.
PREFERRED INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE: consumer Internet, hotel, rental, travel, retail
BENEFITS: A career with CubeSmart offers a fun working environment & many great benefits: – Full Benefits Package – starts after only 60 days! – Paid Training Program – we’ll teach you what you need to know! – Paid Time Off – 401k retirement plan with match – Independent & friendly work environment
Most important, our business has remained consistent and stable during the current economic conditions.
If you enjoy a fast paced, challenging work environment and are committed to being successful and providing excellent customer service, this is a great opportunity to join a dynamic industry leader.
CubeSmart is an Equal Opportunity Employer; M/F/D/V Background & Drug Screen Required Contact: Krishna Mehta Corporate Recruiter CubeSmart 460 E Swedesford Rd | Suite 300 | Wayne, PA 19087 Phone: 610-989-5416 | Fax: 610-964-6337 KMehta@cubesmart.com www.cubesmart.com *** From Jennifer Jackson:
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39.) Marketing Director, Western U.S., The Nature Conservancy, Flexible within United States
Summary: The Marketing Director manages a team of marketing and communications professionals in the Western U.S. Division of The Nature Conservancy, and serves on the leadership team of the North America Marketing Department. S/he will inspire, direct and guide the divisional marketing team to develop and implement strategic, creative and effective marketing plan(s) and programs to advance the Conservancy’s conservation, fundraising, policy and visibility objectives across state chapters. http://bit.ly/xM1vWu
*** From Jeff Carrigan:
40.) Senior Copywriter, Red Brown Kle Marketing Communications, Milwaukee, WI http://ow.ly/9eyE1
41.) Communications Coordinator, University School of Milwaukee, River Hills, WI http://ow.ly/9heKy
42.) Communications Consultant – Financial, Northwestern Mutual, Milwaukee, WI http://ow.ly/9fGtk
43.) Marketer- Customer & Marketing Communications (Corporate Counsel Segment), Thomson Reuters, Eagan, MN http://jobs.thomsonreuters.com/job/Eagan-Marketer-Customer-&-Marketing-Communications-%28Corporate-Counsel-Segment%29-Job-MN-55120/1736947
44.) Corporate Communications Manager, Amazon, Seattle, WA http://www.jibe.com/jobs/corporate-communications-manager-amazon-seattle-wa–1-0222-
45.) Associate Producer – Interactive, Magnani Caruso Dutton, Chicago, Illinois http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Associate-Producer-Interactive/114760.html
46.) Vice President, Corporate/B2B Communications, Fleishman-Hillard, Boston, MA http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=2587700
47.) Social Media Marketer, Sumango, Cape Town, South Africa
Requirement: An early adopter of internet technologies, impeccable written English skills. Personal experience, awareness of and passion for social media platforms and branding. Genuine talent for engaging with others via the written word.
Description: Assisting with the development of social media profile of several major UK online brands. Engage with other high profile brands and travel bloggers. Assist in producing web pages designed for social media resources.
Other Information: Sumango is a youthful, digital media company specialising in bleeding edge search marketing for a portfolio of several major UK based online brands. Please contact us in writing with a letter of motivation explaining your background, and interest in this internship. Permanent employment opportunities exist for promising interns.
Duration: 2-6months Email Address: email@example.com Website: http://www.sumango.com http://www.capeintern.com/organise-your/internships/internet/148/
48.) Senior Vice President – Government / Public Affairs, MWW Group, Washington, DC http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=2602181
49.) Communications Officer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, Michigan http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=371800014
50.) Senior Manager Corporate Communications, LSI, Milpitas, CA http://lsilogic.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=8651
*** From Christine Stevenson:
Please consider listing this job posting in your next JOTW newsletter:
51.) Data and Customer Manager, The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Reston, VA http://asi.careerhq.org/jobs/4681939
52.) Marketing Communications Specialist, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO http://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=175604022
53.) Communications Studies Faculty, Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, VA http://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=175603873
*** From Jessica Phlipot:
Hi Ned, Can you please include the two below job openings in next week’s newsletter?
54.) Account Director – DBC PR+New Media, Washington, DC
DBC PR+New Media is a boutique PR firm specializing in PR and social media for national consumer brands. We are looking for an Account Director who will serve as the client lead on our consumer lifestyle accounts. Your responsibilities will include managing and implementing our current client initiatives such as: – Coordinating high profile events in NYC for media and consumers – Conducting and managing local and national media outreach – Managing client spokespeople – Developing strategic PR initiatives that achieve client goals – Securing media-worthy partnerships/alliances – Mentoring junior staff The ideal candidate must demonstrate the following experience: – 7+ years demonstrated consumer/lifestyle public relations experience – PR agency experience required – Excellent planning and project management skills, including delegation of tasks to appropriate staff – Have a proven track record of successful media outreach to national and local media outlets – Special event logistics and planning experience (media events, desksides) – Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Marketing, or a related field. DBC offers competitive salary and benefits. Only candidates that provide a resume and cover letter will be reviewed. Please e-mail and put “AD” in subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
55.) Account Executive, DBC PR+New Media, Washington, DC
DBC PR+New Media is a boutique PR firm specializing in PR and social media for national consumer brands. We are looking for an Account Executive for 2 new national consumer accounts. Your responsibilities will include implementing our current client initiatives such as: • National and local media outreach • High profile events for media and consumers • National PR Stunts • Media-worthy partnerships The ideal candidate must demonstrate the following experience: 1472;3-4 years demonstrated consumer public relations experience • PR agency experience required • Have a proven track record of successful media outreach to national and local media outlets • Special event logistics and planning experience (media events, desksides) • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Marketing, or a related field. • Excellent organizational skills DBC offers competitive salary and benefits. Only candidates that provide a resume and cover letter will be reviewed. Please e-mail and put “AE” in subject line to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
56.) Editor in Chief, Justmoney, Cape Town, South Africa http://www.bizcommunity.com/Job/196/23/149167.html
57.) Public Relations and Marketing Manager, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV http://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=175604404
*** From Sean Durkin:
We have an opening for a public relations manager in Dolby’s San Francisco Office.
More information is available at Dolby’s job site or by contacting me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
58.) Global Public Relations Manager, Dolby, San Francisco, CA
Dolby plays a fundamental role in the way the world creates, distributes and enjoys entertainment. Today, billions of new devices are sold every year, the amount content is expanding exponentially, and there are more ways to enjoy it all than ever before. Dolby is at the center of this transformation and in a unique position to make a difference, with the expertise and technology necessary to ensure people get the best entertainment experience across the entire spectrum.
We are looking for someone with the drive, determination and creative spirit to help us grow and succeed in a wide range of industries and markets.
Responsibilities • As part of the Marketing organization and global public relations team based in San Francisco, the Global PR manager will support the development and implementation of the overall corporate communications strategy • The Global PR Manager will work with the Director of Global PR to develop and execute communications strategies and programs that protect and grow Dolby’s reputation as a thought leader • He/she will develop and executive strategic communications plans to support at least one Dolby business group and promote the company’s products and services • The Global Public Relations Manager will play an important role in external issues management and crisis communications. He/she will work with the marketing organization and global public relations team to actively manage issues, implement crisis prevention strategies with communicate effectively key audiences and stakeholders • He/she will establish and maintain cooperative relationships with internal and external clients, including: executives, P&L leaders, marketing and sales teams, product managers, reporters, editors, producers and bloggers • He/she will support the strategic co-ordination of the global PR team
Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, English, History, Marketing or a related field and minimum 6 years communications experience. Must include media relations experience • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written • Ability to prepare strategic communications plans and deliver strategic advice/counsel to executives as well as the ability to deliver at the tactical level • Demonstrated ability to work calmly and maintain good judgment in fast-paced, high-stress environments, as well as an ability to escalate appropriately • Ability to work with colleagues across different countries and cultures. • Experience managing crisis communications and/or serving as a media relations lead on complex issues More information is available at Dolby’s job site or by contacting me directly at email@example.com.
59.) Assistant Professor – Broadcast Production with Audio Specialty, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, NY http://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=175604262
60.) Website/Design Manager, Marketing & Communications, NPES-The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies, Reston, VA http://asi.careerhq.org/jobs#/detail/4682501
*** From Dick Cole:
I have three vacancies coming up in the near term within the PA staff at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. The first went up on USAJobs yesterday for a non-supervisory GS-14 PA Specialist (the Holy Grail of PA assignments). Feel free to share with the JOTW subscribers.
Dick Cole Chief, Public Affairs Defense Threat Reduction Agency
61.) Public Affairs Specialist, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, VA http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/309845600
62.) Assistant Director, Office of Research and External Relations, George Washington University, Washington, DC http://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=175604089
*** From Timothy O’Leary:
63.) Communications Specialist and Press Officer, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria
IIASA seeks a Communications Specialist and Press Officer with a passion for science communication to help maximize the reach of IIASA’s research.
To develop and implement communication strategies that (1) facilitate and support the communication efforts of scientists and (2) enhance IIASA’s profile in the media.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Head of Communications, the Communications Specialist and Press Officer will:
Develop and execute communication plans with the Head of Communications and/or research teams at Project, Program or Institute level; Develop and deliver IIASA’s media strategy with the objective of increasing positive media coverage about IIASA in local, national, and international media; Manage IIASA’s Press Office and press conferences, work proactively to the international news agenda, rapidly respond to press enquiries, initiate new press contacts and manage database of press contacts, all to cultivate excellent working relationships with the media; Develop, write and pitch op-eds and science news releases with a high degree of scientific accuracy and in journalistic style; Write material for press office (fact sheets, biographies etc.), articles for the Web Site, IIASA magazine, IIASA Director and other outlets; Support the press activities of IIASA’s National Member Organizations (NMOs) with materials, and other activities that help facilitate improved information flow to NMOs; Develop and implement diverse communications activities ranging from publications to multimedia to social media; Cultivate excellent working relationships with IIASA scientists and support their dissemination efforts through offering professional communication advice, and organization of media training. Qualifications and Experience:
University degree or comparable experience; Excellent science writing skills and proven ability to present complex science information to a non-specialist audience; At least five years experience as a professional journalist or press officer; alternatively at least five years experience as a scientist communicating complex research to lay audiences; Demonstrated understanding of media relations; Proven ability in successfully implementing communications activities across a wide range of channels; Native English speaker; Proven excellent computer skills, with proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team and to maintain professional and productive relationships with scientists and staff from diverse nationalities. Appointment Terms:
The successful candidate will be offered an initial contract of one year with the possibility of extension thereafter.
IIASA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including moving allowances and home leave. Salaries are exempt from taxation in Austria, but subject to the principle of income aggregation.
Preference will be given to applicants who are nationals of IIASA member countries. The Institute’s management and staff alike are committed to a working environment that promotes equality, diversity, and tolerance. The Institute encourages applications from all qualified candidates.
To apply send a cover letter, resume, two recent examples of successful communication activity (e.g. press release and resulting coverage/outcome; YouTube video and resulting views or similar) plus names, addresses (including e-mail) and telephone numbers of three work-related references per email to:
Ms. Alia Harrison, Recruitment Officer, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for receipt of applications extended to 7 March 2012.
For information about this position and IIASA’s Communications Department, please contact Iain Stewart (email@example.com)
For general information about our Institute and its research activities, please visit our IIASA Web site.
*** From Laurie Mitchell, CPC:
Thanks for posting this new position:
Thanks, Laurie Mitchell, CPC (Certified Personnel Consultant)
64.) Bilingual Employee Communications Manager, Ohio
Ohio company seeks a highly skilled Employee Communications Manager fully bilingual in English and French and willing to travel abroad 20%. Stellar written communications skills for both online content and print collateral in both languages is mandatory along with ten years’ dedicated, full-time Employee Communications experience.
If you are fully qualified, please email your detailed, un-truncated resume in English to MitchellCo17@aol.com. We will respond to all qualified applicants.
*** From Gary Morgenstern:
I’ve launched a search for a media/analyst relations position to support Accenture’s Mobility Services business (www.accenture.com/mobility) that reports directly to me.
Accenture is putting considerable energy and focus into the mobile arena as one of its top strategic efforts. Over the past year, we have consolidated all mobility efforts around the globe into this new business unit. As one of several strategic growth engines, the company is investing accordingly to ramp up its sales and delivery capabilities. I’m seeking an individual that is familiar with the mobile market, not afraid of technology, and can hit the ground running.
A key perk is the ability to work from home. The job posting and description can be viewed here: http://careers.accenture.com/us-en/jobs/Pages/jobdetails.aspx?lang=en&job=00146674
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65.) AMS Media Relations Manager, Accenture, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles or work from home
Our Enterprise workforce is the engine that powers Accenture, enabling us to provide the capabilities & expertise that clients demand to help them become high-performance businesses. As our internal workforce, they continually build shareholder value by: efficiently managing & supporting all activities across our business, protecting the assets & reputation of Accenture, ensuring that we have the people & technology needed to execute our business strategy, developing & increasing awareness of our brand & providing a range of skills to support our client teams, outsourcing units & businesses.
The people in our Enterprise workforce play a leading role in our strategic & operational programs, acting as the agents of change within Accenture. They work in a wide range of functional areas including: human resources, marketing & communications, finance, legal, IT, facilities & services, research, business operations & sales development & must continually evolve to meet the ever-changing demands of the marketplace to achieve higher performance both for ourselves & our clients.
Join Marketing & Communications to guide Accenture’s business & industry groups to develop strategies which promote the company brand. Marketing & Communications is responsible for global brand management & advertising, global events, internal communications, market research, media relations, corporate communications, Internet marketing, recruitment marketing, geographic & industry-focused marketing.
Job Description The AMS Media Relations Manager leads and directs integrated global media relations efforts for Accenture Mobility Services as part of Accenture’s integrated marketing program across all industries. This manager is responsible for improving the focus, quality and frequency of media coverage; strengthening the approach to managing Accenture’s interaction with the media and, as appropriate, industry analysts; incorporating media relations into the Mobility team’s marketing efforts; working with Industry Analyst Relations to develop and enhance relationships with analysts covering the mobile industry; and improving Accenture’s external profile within the relevant industries.
1. Serve as the main contact to enhance the company’s relationships with the industry analyst and media community based in the relevant industries, coordinating with industry marketing leads and other operating group and capability group peers in the company’s Global Media & Analyst Relations function within Corporate Communications.
2. Write and edit news releases and bylines, working closely with the Mobility marketing director, client engagement teams and other relevant partners/parties, including clients/vendors, as appropriate.
3. Counsel on crisis communications and industry issues.
4. Develop and manage relevant analyst relations activities, as appropriate.
Ability to travel domestically & internationally, up to 25%.
Basic Qualifications: – Bachelor’s degree or other four year university degree – Minimum 8 years’ experience in media relations / corporate communications
Preferred Skills Requirements: – Minimum of five years experience of media relations process in general including public disclosure requirements and restrictions – Minimum of five years experience of key issues and trends in and affecting the Communications industry – Minimum of four years of success at building strong working relationship with senior executives – Minimum of five years experience synthesizing complex information and developing clear “media-ready” messages – Ability to provide strategic counsel to Geographic Operating Unit teams on effective use of M&C practices to build both image & demand across key geographies. – Ability to understand enough content ‘to be dangerous,’ to enable effective translation between the technology and business audiences, whether clients, partners, alliance members or marketing colleagues – Social media (blogs, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+) familiarity and skills preferred. – Prior mobile industry experience preferred.
Professional Skill Requirements: – Effective negotiator and consensus builder across teams within Accenture and alliances outside the company – Ability to be flexible & work analytically in a problem-solving environment – Excellent communication (written and oral) & interpersonal skills – Excellent customer service skills – Proven global expertise & perspective; executive level presence & influence – Strong organizational, multi-tasking, & time-management skills – Excellent negotiation, influence, mediation & conflict management skills – Excellent business acumen – Strong project-management skills – Ability to interact and work closely with Accenture employees at all levels, with client and vendor personnel, and with the media
Accenture does not provide relocation assistance.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
We are an equal opportunity Employer. The job posting and description can be viewed here: http://careers.accenture.com/us-en/jobs/Pages/jobdetails.aspx?lang=en&job=00146674
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*** Weekly Piracy Report:
23.02.2012: 0330 LT: Posn: 03:23N – 099:27E: Kuala Tanjung Anchorage, Indonesia. Duty engineer on a chemical tanker under pilotage raised alarm when he saw robbers holding the wiper hostage and stealing spares. Pilot informed port authorities. Seeing crew alertness the robbers escaped in a waiting boat. During the incident the wiper was tied up, slapped and kicked and required medical attention.
22.02.2012: 1130 UTC: Posn: 13:30N – 050:22E, Gulf of Aden. A tanker underway sighted a skiff at 1.6nm approaching at around 20knots. A suspicious dhow was sighted in the vicinity. Master sent distress to navies and informed UKMTO. As the skiff approached weapons were sighted and the onboard armed security team fired a warning shot. Following this the pirates immediately fired upon the tanker with AK-47. There was an exchange of fire between the armed team and the priates with around 50 – 60 rounds being fired by the pirates before aborting and moving away. A naval helicopter was dispatched.
15.02.2012: Posn: Around 25nm SE of Sadh, Oman. (Off Somalia) Pirates hijacked a RORO cargo ship along with her 15 crew members. Further report awaited.
16.01.2012: 0350 LT: Posn: 06:18N – 003:20E, Lagos anchorage, Nigeria. OOW on board an anchored chemical tanker noticed two heavily armed pirates on deck and raised the alarm. Master contacted the navy on VHF Ch 16 but received no response. Non-essential crew locked themselves in a safe location. The pirates made their way to the bridge, fired warnings shots and gained entry into the bridge. They assaulted the Master and stole his personal effects. In the meantime another 10 pirates arrived and ordered the Master to heave up anchor and chief engineer to start engines. The pirates were very aggressive and highly agitated and forced all crewmembers to lie down on the bridge floor. Under the pirates command, the vessel sailed to a location approximately 80-100nm south of Lagos. The crew were forced to prepare the vessel for lightering operations. On 20 Jan, all crewmembers were locked in the smoke room and the lightering commenced. None of the crewmembers were able to see the lightering ship. On 21 Jan, the pirates disembarked at position 06:04N – 004:28E after stealing crew cash and personal effects and ship cash. The Master returned to Lagos anchorage where authorities boarded for investigation. No injuries to crew but vessel sustained damage during lightering operations.
18.02.2012: 0700 UTC: Posn: 05:29S – 064:02E (Around 500nm east of Seychelles), Off Somalia. A chemical tanker underway noticed a skiff at a distance of 2nm. As the skiff approached to 0.5nm it stopped and five to six pirates with RPGs and automatic weapons were noticed. The onboard armed security team fired warning shots which resulted in the skiff returning fire and then moving away.
08.02.2012 : 0730 UTC : Posn: 04 18 S, 059 59 E, Around 240nm east of Seychelles Island.(Off somalia) OOW onboard a VLCC sighted two skiffs approaching. The VLCC increased speed to maximum and made evasive manoeuvres and applied anti piracy measures. The skiff had five pirates carrying guns and ladder. Onboard security team fired warning shots at the skiff as a result the skiff stopped approaching.
15.02.2012: 1650 UTC: Posn: 09:57N – 076:02E, Around 2.5 nm South of SPM, Cochin Anchorage, India. About 20 robbers in two boats approached an anchored tanker and attempted to board her. The lookout crew noticed the robbers, raised the alarm and crew mustered. The robbers aborted the attack upon seeing the crew alertness and moved away.
14.02.2012: 1930 LT: Posn: Around 35 nm of Masirah Island, Oman (Off Somalia). 12 pirates armed with guns in a 20 feet dhow, brown in colour, name written as Hander, attacked and boarded a fishing vessel while engaged in fishing activities. They took hostage eight crewmembers, stole their personal belongings, cash, 2 drums of diesel and all food items available onboard the fishing vessel and escaped. No injuries to crew. The fishing vessel reported the incident to Omani authorities. The dhow with pirates onboard was reported to be operating South West of Masirah Island.
07.02.2012: 1300 UTC: Posn:16:00N-062:26E, Arabian Sea (Somalia) Pirates attacked and hijacked a Bulk Carrier underway. Pirates sailed the vessel towards Somalia coast. Further information awaited.
12.02.2012: 0220 LT: Posn: 20:40N – 107:14E, Cailan Outer Anchorage, Vietnam. A gang of seven robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier using a hook and a rope. Duty A/B noticed the robbers and informed bridge who raised the alarm. All crew mustered. The robbers threatened the duty A/B with knives, broke the forepeak store lock and stole ship’s stores. Crewmembers tried to stop the robbers but they threw knives, sticks and iron rod at them and started lowering the stolen stores into their boat. The Master stopped the crew from confronting the robbers as some of them were armed with pistols. The robbers escaped with the stolen stores in a small motor boat. Master attempted to contact the port control but received no response.
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