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JOTW 29-2012
July 16, 2012
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This is JOTW newsletter number 927

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*** One Paragraph Pitch

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1.) Writer/Editor, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI
2.) Marketing Coordinator, Filament Games, Madison, WI
3.) Destination Marketing Manager: York, PA
4.) Marketing Communications Manager, Sun East Federal Credit Union, Aston, PA
5.) Science Writer, Cardno ENTRIX, Wilmington, DE
6.) Content Specialist, Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program, Valley Forge, PA
7.) Copywriter, Marketing and Internal Communications, TE Connectivity, Berwyn, PA
8.) Copywriter, Hal Lewis Group, Philadelphia, PA
9.) Senior Graphic Designer, Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia
10.) Public Affairs Specialist, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Washington, DC

11.) VP of Communications, The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, Fairfax, VA
12.) Social Media Director, Lynn Hazan & Associates (recruiter), Chicago, LA, NY
13.) Media Manager, Post University, Philadelphia, PA
14.) Area Director of Business Development, EngenderHealth, Washington DC
15.) Manager System Marketing Consumer, BayCare Health System, Clearwater, Florida
16.) Social Media Manager, SAIC, Mclean, VA
17.) ACTION Senior Communications Associate, RESULTS Educational Fund – ACTION, Washington, DC
18.) Director Of Digital Marketing, AltarTV, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
19.) Senior Account Executive, Alpaytac Public Relations, Chicago, Illinois
20.) MANAGER OF COMMUNICATIONS, The Raben Group, Washington, DC

21.) Marketing Communications Manager, Exactech, Gainesville, Florida
22.) Media Relations Manager, HMSHost, Bethesda, Maryland
23.) Communications Coordinator, Arlington Independent Media (AIM), Arlington, Virginia
24.) Corporate Provider Communications and Education Specialist, Decision Toolbox, Indianapolis, IN 25.) Corporate Communications Specialist, HMS Holdings, Irving, TX
26.) Senior level Energy Writer/Editor, U.S. Energy Information Administration, Z, INC., Washington, DC
27.) Marketing Manager – Loyalty, OfficeMax Incorporated, Naperville, IL
28.) Marketing Specialist – Retail, OfficeMax Incorporated, Naperville, IL
29.) Designer – Advertising Associate, OfficeMax Incorporated, Naperville, IL
30.) Corporate Communications & Customer Outreach- Secret Clearance, General Dynamics Information Technology, Herndon, VA

31.) Communications Assistant (Part-Time), Iyengar Yoga Association of Greater NY, New York, New York
32.) Regional Communications Officer Southeast Asia and Ukraine, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Cambodia
33.) Public Communication Coordinator – City of Novato, Novato, CA
34.) Assistant to the Superintendent for Community Relations, Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools, Chapel Hill, NC
35.) Public Information Officer, Township of Lower Merion, Lower Merion, PA
36.) Manager, Public Affairs and Communications, Coca-Cola, Detroit, MI
37.) Director, Leadership Communications, Coca-Cola, Atlanta, GA
38.) Fluent Spanish Speaker Mexican Restaurant Fact-Checker, Time Out Chicago, Chicago, IL
39.) Water Restoration Technician, Carolina Restoration Services, Cary, NC 27513
40.) Museum Technician (Art), Smithsonian Institution, New York, NY

41.) Curatorial Assistant, Prints and Illustrated Books, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
42.) Deli-Juice Bar Clerk, EarthFare, Asheville, NC
43.) Barbecue Chef, AJ’s, Scottsdale, AZ
44.) Coffee Roaster, Equal Exchange, Inc., Coffee, VA
45.) Barista/Nut Roaster- Seattle Center, Ceres Roasting Company, Seattle, WA
46.) Greenskeeper I, The Cliffs Communities, Six Mile, SC
47.) Ag Aide – Hydrilla – Lakeport, Cooperative Agricultural Support Services Authority, Clear Lake, CA
48.) Mushroom Harvesters, Phillips Mushroom Farms, L.P., Philadelphia, PA
49.) Organic Farmer, The Farm at The Cakebread Ranch, Alpine, WY

…and more! Scroll down and see them all!

*** One Paragraph Pitch:

Pamela Pine, PhD, MPH, MAIA, CHES: Seasoned, driven, creative leader of local, national, and international policy, public health, medical, education, and communication programs. Absolute self-starter. More than 25-years of broad range experience throughout the world with numerous populations under government, foundation, and corporately-funded programs. Founded, developed and led organizations; managed, provided TA for heath, social welfare, policy, and information, education, communication programs and projects. Available full-, part- or intermittent-time. Contact: ppine@stopcsa.org, 240-351-7740

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*** From Jeff Carrigan:

1.) Writer/Editor, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI
http://ow.ly/cbfc8

2.) Marketing Coordinator, Filament Games, Madison, WI
http://ow.ly/cavo9

*** From Bill Seiberlich:

3.) Destination Marketing Manager: York, PA

The York County Convention and Visitors Bureau is seeking qualified candidates for their Destination Marketing Manager position. This position reports directly to the President and is responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring all aspects of York County CVB brands through marketing, public and community relations, and advertising campaigns for the York County CVB and its members to increase visitation and generate economic impact. Successful candidates will have a high level of creativity, detail orientation, independence and motivation.

Three staff members report to this role.

Critical to the success of this position, candidates must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, the ability to successfully manage projects and meet deadlines, previous experience interacting with media sources, and knowledge of social media or other online marketing.

Qualified candidates will have a bachelors degree and 5-7 years successful experience in a similar position. Previous experience in the travel and tourism industry is a plus.

Contact: Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Danielle.Hoffer@vantagenllc.com.

4.) Marketing Communications Manager, Sun East Federal Credit Union, Aston, PA

POSITION PURPOSE: To participate in the creation of tactical marketing programs and public relations initiatives to support the goals as set forth in the Strategic Marketing Plan. To coordinate the implementation of marketing promotions for new and existing Sun East products and services across multiple delivery channels. To lead creative development of marketing communications which uphold Sun East branding standards, communicate sound financial knowledge and ensure regulatory compliance. To recommend process and procedure improvements to enhance the overall member and staff experience by seeking more effective means to distribute information and by creating support materials and tools for retail and online channels. To oversee implementation of adopted and revised communications processes, procedures and materials. To assist the Director of Marketing and eCommerce in creating a high quality work environment where staff are motivated to perform at their highest levels, by providing leadership and in enhancing, developing, implementing, and/or enforcing policies and procedures that improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the Marketing department. To supervise event marketing and community-based outreach initiatives. To participate in an internal and external sales and service culture consistent with the credit unions mission of exceeding member, staff and community expectations.

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES:
– Working with the Director of Marketing and eCommerce, participates in the development of, coordinates and implements tactical plans designed to maximize identified marketing opportunities.
– Leverages knowledge of local markets, regulatory and advertising compliance, Sun East brand values, products and competitive offerings in working with the Marketing team to develop and place strategically aligned and branded collateral material including outdoor, print advertising, direct mail pieces, branch collateral (posters, countercards, brochures, displays, InLighten) signage and online opportunities.
– Participates in the development of and supervises creative development including the design, layout, copy, content and coordination of printing of marketing collateral, annual report, signage, brochures, letterhead, envelopes, forms, applications, the portal and other electronic communications for both internal and external audiences.
– Supervises the workflow of the Retail Marketing Specialist, Marketing Communications and Public Relations Coordinator, Marketing Clerk and event staff.
– Traffics department projects and materials production responsibilities of the department.
– Develops Public Relations Strategies to leverage press opportunities to promote Sun East as an organization, its employees, credit union activities and its involvement in the community.
– Works with the Marketing Communications and Public Relations Coordinator to maintain regular communication with press contacts in mainstream media, community outlets and industry journals.
– Works with the Director of Marketing and eCommerce to define objectives for retail branding initiatives and implement these objectives.
– Manages day-to-day workflow of new branch and merchandising projects.
– Works with the Retail Marketing Specialist to ensure the timely deployment of marketing and promotional campaigns in retail spaces, the mobile branch and SEG delivery channels to meet brand standards
– Develops and implements internal communication plans for marketing and other departments via Sun Easts portal and other appropriate methods to assure the member contact staff are effectively informed and have ready access to specific marketing and other credit union activities, offers and timelines, products, policies and procedures.
– Supervises the implementation of promotional activities, special events and public relations activities aimed at maximizing product sales and services to members and the community.
– Manages credit union vendor relationships including printers, advertising outlets, message-on-hold, statement and web service providers.
– Works with Director of Marketing and eCommerce to secure contracts and pricing to maximize the marketing budget.
– Manages affiliate marketing partnerships.
– Oversees proper maintenance of marketing department records, including campaign files and vendor due diligence.
– Participates in the evaluation of marketing results and modifies tactical marketing activities leveraging marketing experiences/results.
– Participates in the development, testing and implementation of new products and product enhancements, as appropriate.
– Keeps informed of latest trends in consumer protection/privacy laws, current credit union policies and procedures, rate changes, financial institution trends and developments, advertising compliance regulations and related credit union issues.
– Performs other related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates.

SKILLS AND/OR QUALIFICATIONS: B.A. or B.S. Degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Business or a related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent plus 5 to 7 years of marketing experience with minimum of 3 years supervisory experience. Prior supervisory experience with the proven ability to motivate, develop and work in a team environment. Experience in financial services industry preferred with strong knowledge of financial products and services. Above average presentation skills. Advanced computer skills in desktop publishing and Microsoft Office. Need to be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite. Excellent writing skills. Ability to prioritize work and communicate in a clear, concise manner. Ability to work well under pressure, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines. This is a fast-paced position. Ability and willingness to accommodate a flexible schedule; and able to actively participate in developing innovative solutions and to teamwork.

NOTE: This job requires attendance at events that take place in the evening and on weekends. This job may require local travel up to 10%.

In order to be considered for employment with Sun East, you must be able to pass a credit and criminal background check.

Sun East Federal Credit Union offers a comprehensive benefits package including, health, dental, vision, 401K, flexible spending, competitive salary, holiday pay, numerous activities, as well as a pleasant working environment.

Sun East offers a convenient suburban location, business casual dress as well as many other benefits.

Contact: Submit resume and cover letter specifying position of interest with salary requirements to: Human Resources, Sun East Federal Credit Union, 4500 Pennell Road, Aston, PA 19014 or Fax: 610-485-3011 or E-mail: jobs@suneast.org

5.) Science Writer, Cardno ENTRIX, Wilmington, DE

Cardno ENTRIX is seeking a part time with flexibility to work full time on some weeks, temporary Science Writer/Editor for Science and Environmental Communications. This is neither a technical writing nor a technical editing position: the work involves writing and editing science-based documents for audiences with a range of technical understanding. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience writing science-based content for general audiences, and will demonstrate creativity, strategic thinking and the ability to work with technical experts. Problem-solving and research skills are crucial to success in the position.

The job involves juggling multiple projects and helping teams to coordinate the resources they need meet deadlines. Basic design proficiency or ability to provide guidance to graphic artists and art directors is also required. Candidates will be asked to supply professional or student writing samples that demonstrate the ability to convey complex technical ideas to non-technical audiences. Semi-finalists will be asked to perform a writing exercise that will include writing and editing in a variety of formats.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Write and edit materials for internal and external communications, for technical and non-technical audiences. Write and edit presentations (PowerPoints and scripts), abstracts and submissions, journal articles, internal memos, and public documents, such as FAQs, press releases, science posters and fact sheets. Coordinate with scientists, data management and production teams to deliver best-quality reports, papers and presentations on deadline. Direct graphic artists to create well-designed final products.

Contact: Please apply online at http://www.alternativepowercareers.com/employment/JobDisplay.asp?id=8220

6.) Content Specialist, Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program, Valley Forge, PA

The Content Specialist is responsible for enhancing the client experience through the creation of Vanguard Charitables written content including secure and public website news and updates, quarterly newsletters, press releases, forms, brochures, donor and prospect correspondence, and speaking engagements.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Coordinates and implements value-added content through various forms and media by leading monthly content planning meetings, working closely with Vanguard Charitable subject matter experts, management, marketing team, and third party sources
– Maintains strong Vanguard Charitable, philanthropic, and finance knowledge in order to generate quality content
– Leads the coordination of Vanguard Charitables responses to donor written correspondence in a timely and accurate fashion
– Assists Marketing Operations Team Leader in Public Relations (PR) efforts by generating content for PR commentary, press releases, interviews, speaking engagements, and blogs.
– Drafts, edits, and manages all external content and communications of Vanguard Charitable, and internal talking points for Program Services Team
– Maintains the marketing point of contact for all system generated outputs initiatives
– Coordinates with the internal management team, Vanguards legal department and Vanguard Charitables outside counsel to acquire operational, legal and management sign-offs for all communications
– Responsible for editing, proofreading, and assuring quality of content from the marketing department and other business areas
– Backs up and seasonally supports Vanguard Charitable Representatives with telephone coverage
– Coordinates third-party (temporary employees, contractors, consultants) work related to content
– Understands the roles and responsibilities as a staff member to Vanguard Charitables Business Contingency Program. Positively influences and supports the organization toward meeting contingency business objectives.
– Completes special projects as requested

REQUIREMENTS:
– Three years of professional experience in client services or marketing
– At least one year of professional writing, editing, and proofreading experience
– Some experience in website writing
– Strong verbal skills, well organized, able to balance priorities
– Knowledge of philanthropy and finance
– Service oriented; detail and time sensitive; creative
– Works independently, and collegially, with minimal supervision
– Efficiently handles seasonality of work
– Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office
– Bachelors degree required

Vanguard Charitable is not offering employment-based sponsorship for this position. Additionally, employment is contingent on a successful drug-screening result.

Contact: Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to vcep_employment@vanguardcharitable.org

7.) Copywriter, Marketing and Internal Communications, TE Connectivity, Berwyn, PA

TE Connectivity is seeking a Copywriter, Marketing and Internal Communications.(Req ID: 2012-38494)

TE Connectivity is an industry leader with an entrepreneurial spirit, fueled by innovation and collaboration. Our emphasis on forward thinking has attracted the brightest industry minds, allowing them to thrive and create breakthrough solutions that deliver a competitive advantage to our customers.

TE Connectivity is a global, $14 billion company that designs and manufactures approximately 500,000 products that connect and protect the flow of power and data inside the products that touch every aspect of our lives. Our nearly 100,000 employees partner with customers in virtually every industry-from consumer electronics, energy and healthcare, to automotive, aerospace and communication networks-enabling smarter, faster, better technologies to connect products to possibilities.

TE Connectivity is an independent publicly traded company whose common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TEL.
Position Overview: Collaborates with internal colleagues and external agencies to research and write creative, compelling marketing and internal communications content consistent with TEs corporate brand to generate customer interest, maintain customer commitment and loyalty, and drive employee engagement.

Key Responsibilities:
Marketing and External Communications
– Collaborates with Marketing team and agencies to conceptualize and develop copy for various promotional campaigns.
– Writes clear, concise and strategic messaging that supports key marketing initiatives and drives business results.
– Writes and updates social media sites with strong and compelling copy to attract key audiences.
– Ensures that tone and style of copy is consistent with TEs brand and strategic messaging platform.
– Translates complex material into clear, concise and reader-friendly copy while balancing audience needs and business objectives.
– Uses market research and survey results to guide copy development.
– Collaborates with Investor Relations and Corporate Marketing & Communications to develop and write press releases.
– Manages content review process and ensures approved copy is delivered on schedule
Executive Communications
– Collaborates with VP Marketing & Communications to develop approach to supporting communications for CEO and selected members of Operating Committee.
– Ghost writes executive scripts and talking points consistent with an executives style and tone.
Employee Communication
– Collaborates with internal communications team to develop editorial calendar for TE News articles on myTE intranet.
– Writes articles that reinforce internal and HR communications strategy, supporting internal branding effort and increasing employees understanding of and commitment to TEs business.
– Edits articles and coordinates their publication on myTE (TEs intranet)
– Researches, writes and coordinates the review and approval of employee Q&As posted in the quarterly State of TE webcasts.

Qualifications:
– 8-10 years’ experience in marketing or communications fields, with PR and/or advertising agency experience a plus.
– Bachelors degree in Communications, Marketing, Advertising or related field.
– Excellent copywriting, editing and proofreading skills with demonstrated experience in marketing copywriting, brand messaging and promotional copy.
– Experience writing and communicating on online websites and social media channels.
– Practical experience writing for a global business and audience.
– Strong communication and presentation skills
– Demonstrated leadership competencies such as teamwork, creative problem solving, flexibility and willingness to challenge the status quo.
– Excellent interpersonal skills.
Personal Competencies:
– Mature, credible, patient, hard-working and persuasive.
– Comfort operating at the most senior levels within the company.
– Ability to develop strong working relationships with individuals with varying backgrounds, roles, and levels.
– Culturally sensitive, empathetic and creative.
– Dynamic and high energy, able to multi-task and perform under pressure.

TE Connectivity is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact: Please apply online at https://jobs-tycoelectronics.icims.com/jobs/38494/job?hub=44&&sn=

8.) Copywriter, Hal Lewis Group, Philadelphia, PA

We are looking for a strong conceptual writer with at least 3 years of pharmaceutical advertising copy writing experience. Candidates must have both promotional and technical writing experience and the ability to provide insightful interpretation of clinical data/product research. Our ideal candidate will have an energetic, can-do approach to the work, and a genuine interest in working as part of a team in developing creative promotional materials.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
– BA/BS Degree.
– 3 years of pharmaceutical advertising copy writing experience.
– Demonstrated ability to produce a variety of pharmaceutical promotional materials, with specific experience in writing pieces for the web.

We offer a challenging, fast-paced work environment and a competitive compensation package. For our employees, we provide 100% employer paid medical options, dental, vision care, prescription plan, life insurance/AD&D, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k)/Profit Sharing and access to an on-site gym. Our offices are located in the heart of center city, with convenient access to public transportation.

Contact: If you are interested in an opportunity to contribute to a dynamic organization, and have the qualifications as specified above, please forward your resume to careers@hlg.com

9.) Senior Graphic Designer, Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia
http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Senior-Graphic-Designer/132912.html

*** From Bryan Hubbard:

Good morning Ned

We are hiring another Public Affairs Specialist to support our Press Relations staff. I’d appreciate you running when you can. Vacancy closes August 2.

Bryan Hubbard
Director, Public Affairs Operations
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

10.) Public Affairs Specialist, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Washington, DC

As a Public Affairs Specialist, you will:
• Write, edit, and manage news releases, talking points, public service announcements, fact sheets, and other material for distribution internally and externally to OCC. Work with other public affairs and OCC staff on coordinating draft material and responses to queries.
• Write, research, develop and pitch story ideas to media representatives. Research, prepare, and present analysis of media coverage, news release, and public service program effectiveness and impact.
• Prepare press relations material for distribution and coordinate the posting of news releases to OCC Web sites, e-mail distribution lists, and news release distribution services; maintain press relations media contact data; develop and maintain regional lists of media outlets and representatives; advise the public affairs and OCC staff on matters concerning the use of web sites to advance the OCC’s goals with regard to press relations and the dissemination of information to the public, the press, and specialized audiences.
• Coordinate logistics for press relations events and activities; plan and coordinate headquarters based meetings and events with OCC officials for news media interviews; advise OCC staff and officials on developing plans, policies, and procedures, and identify issues of concerns regarding press relations activities.
• Develop and execute tactics to take advantage of regional and alternative media outlets including local and regional TV and radio, social media, and other emerging opportunities.
• Respond to news media inquiries about OCC functions, policies, programs and activities as directed by senior public affairs staff and advise senior public affairs staff on press related activities.
Candidates can apply via USAJobs http://treasury-occi.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/321322600.

*** From Mark Sofman:

11.) VP of Communications, The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, Fairfax, VA
http://bit.ly/PRxMnz

*** Darya Sadchikova:

12.) Social Media Director, Lynn Hazan & Associates (recruiter), Chicago, LA, NY

Do you work fast and think faster?
Big agency life a little too stuffy?
Want more responsibility over your work?
Bumping into a glass ceiling in your current job?

Our client, a boutique agency in Chicago, is winning awards and new business. Going through a growth spurt and in hiring mode. Several opportunities at AE through Account Director levels (2-7+ years of experience).

Agency wants superstars who like the freedom of an entrepreneurial environment. Well-diversified client roster—so top talent will have many opportunities to shine.
To follow up: email lynn@lhazan.com or call 312-863-5401
http://www.lhazan.com/content/?q=node/191

*** Stephenie Brooks:

Hi Ned,

Attached is a job description for a media manager position at Post University – hiring immediately.

If you need additional information, please feel free to contact me.

Thanks,
Stephenie

Stephenie Brooks
Associate Director of Marketing Operations
Post University
Philadelphia, PA

13.) Media Manager, Post University, Philadelphia, PA

JOB SUMMARY:
Working closely with the Associate Director of Media, the Associate Director of Brand and Content Strategy and the Chief Marketing Officer, the Media Manager will own the development and execution of all traditional media (broadcast, print, outdoor) and direct response campaigns. Working within a full service in-house Marketing department and with various advertising and branding agencies, the Media Manager is primarily responsible for crafting integrated traditional media and direct response strategies aimed at attracting qualified prospective students to all programs offered by Post University, both online and at its main campus and regional locations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Position includes management of all aspects of regional and/or national print, broadcast and direct-response traditional/email campaigns, including creative and subject line testing, optimization of response and conversion metrics.
• End-to-end project ownership from evaluation, negotiation, implementation and optimization to post-analysis and reporting. Provide recommendations, results projections and rationale. Provide management with regular updates on campaign performance.
• Manage campaigns to pre-defined budget, volume and performance goals.
• Define and coordinate the technical, legal, tracking and creative requirements with various departments, to bring a campaign to execution.
• Develop testing programs to evaluate relative performance of creative, placement, daypart and list variables.
• Develop and maintain relationships with media partners, to grow, retain and improve campaign performance.
• Responsible CAN-SPAM compliance of all e-mail campaigns.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Minimum 5 years relevant professional experience and bachelor’s degree required.
• Advertising experience including media planning/buying, campaign development and performance analysis with an emphasis on ROI metrics.
• This individual must be proactive, results oriented, with a strong sense of accountability and a day-to-day focus on bottom-line results. Must have very strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy.
• Requires strong negotiating skills and a strategic and analytical approach to monitoring and improving ROI across all marketing initiatives. Proven success managing advertising budgets to meet ROI goals.
• This individual must provide solutions that boost productivity and efficiency across organization. Quickly identify problem areas and implement effective solutions to meet goals.

Contact:
Stephenie Brooks
Associate Director of Marketing Operations
e. SBrooks@Post.edu
Post University
Philadelphia, PA
toll free 800.345.2562

*** From Jill Solomon:

Hi,
I was wondering if i could include the position below in your newsletter – Area Director of Business Development, EngenderHealth, Washington DC.

Thank you for your time and assistance.
Regards,
Jill Solomon
Global Recruitment Specialists
Senior Recruiter
EngenderHealth (ww.engenderhealth.org)

11.) VP of Communications, The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, Fairfax, VA
12.) Social Media Director, Lynn Hazan & Associates (recruiter), Chicago, LA, NY
13.) Media Manager, Post University, Philadelphia, PA
14.) Area Director of Business Development, EngenderHealth, Washington DC.

EngenderHealth works to improve the health and well-being of people in the poorest communities of the world. We do this by sharing our expertise in sexual and reproductive health and transforming the quality of health care. We promote gender equity, advocate for sound practices and policies, and inspire people to assert their rights to better, healthier lives. Working in partnership with local organizations, we adapt our work in response to local needs.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Area Director of Business Development serves as EngenderHealth’s primary representative in the D.C. market and works closely with the Director of Business Development based in NYC. The position will represent EngenderHealth at high-level functions, gather intelligence for new business opportunities, develop strategies for EngenderHealth’s visibility in D.C., and lead the development of new business development proposals and other opportunities. Through proactive, high-level and consistent engagement with donors, partners, and peers, the Area Director is expected to advance the strategic objectives of the organization and elevate its profile within the Washington-based community. The position will work remotely with business development and other EngenderHealth staff based in headquarters (New York) and globally. This position requires significant prior business development experience and extensive relationships across USAID and other USG agencies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Through proactive, high-level and consistent engagement with donors, partners, and peers, the Area Director of Business Development is expected to advance the strategic objectives of the organization and elevate its profile within the Washington-based community.
Gather, track, synthesize, and disseminate intelligence and other information regarding new business opportunities in the public sector (e.g., USAID) for EngenderHealth.
Develop strategy and serve as liaison for the organization, helping to position and raise the profile of EngenderHealth in D.C.
Manage assigned positioning or capture processes to scope out/prepare for anticipated future donor procurements. This includes environmental scanning, intelligence gathering and conducting competitive analyses.
Where assigned, lead the development of up to 5 new Business Development proposals per year, with support from the NYC based staff.
Cultivate external communication networks among donors, partners, potential partners, and competitors, to assist the gathering of information and identification of trends and resources in order to inform organizational strategy and help position for new business opportunities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s degree or other advanced degree, or equivalent demonstrated work experience, in public health, international development, or related discipline.
A minimum of ten years of relevant work experience including substantial business development experience and work with US Government agencies.
Experience living and/or working frequently in developing countries is highly desirable.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Committed and passionate about EngenderHealth’s mission and values.
Exceptional communications skills
Demonstrated technical ability to conceptualize, develop strategy, and plan programs and projects in SRH.
In depth knowledge and understanding of various types of global health donors
Strong ability to work effectively with a remote team.
Strong results orientation.
Strong self-management, judgment and decision making abilities.
Excellent ability to provide, receive and use guidance and feedback on individual tasks and overall performance.
Ability to travel internationally and domestically
Proficient in office software (e.g., MS Office)
Fluency in French, or other additional language ability is highly desirable.

To Apply, please submit updated resume and cover letter addressing how your skills and experiences meet the needs of the position and organization to:

Jill Solomon, Senior Recruiter
Global Recruitment Specialists
Jsolomon@globalrecruitment.net
www.globalrecruitment.net

*** From Kendra L. Boyko:

Good Afternoon Mr. Lundquist,

I received information on your website and would like to have a position posted that I am recruiting for our marketing department. I am with BayCare Health System(www.baycare.org) in Clearwater, Florida and the title is Manager System Marketing Consumer. If interested, candidates can either email me their resume directly to kendra.boyko@baycare.org or they may visit our career site at www.baycarejobs.com and search for position #121042. At this time, I am only interested in the posting that is a free service as noted on your website. Please let me know if you have any questions and when this would be posted. Much Thanks!

Kendra L. Boyko
Recruiter – BayCare Ambulatory and Marketing Services

15.) Manager System Marketing Consumer, BayCare Health System, Clearwater, Florida
Contact: kendra.boyko@baycare.org.

*** From Melissa Lee Koskovich:

16.) Social Media Manager, SAIC, Mclean, VA

SAIC is seeking a dynamic Social Media Manager to support the Corporate Communications Department. This individual will plan and execute a comprehensive social media strategy, while working to transition responsibility of social media assets from existing staff. Ensure a smooth transition with zero disruption. Generate and utilize content from numerous sources, applying sound judgment to determine propriety and newsworthiness. Plan and maintain an active flow of content to social media assets. Uncover and implement innovative ways to raise brand awareness and garner traditional media coverage through social media channels. Respond to and/or coordinate inquiries received via social media channels, encouraging two-way dialogue and responsiveness. Maintain company FaceBook, Twitter, YouTube page and other social media assets. Assist with media relations and marketing efforts as directed.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED SKILLS:
– Minimum of 5+ years of experience in social media, media relations or marketing fields
– Solid operational knowledge of social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest
– Google Plus, and YouTube
– Excellent writing skills
– Solid work ethic and ability to execute under minimal supervision
– Ability to collaborate well with others and contribute to team efforts in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

DESIRED SKILLS:
– Experience using social media tools such as HootSuite, Tweet deck and CISION monitoring
– Basic knowledge of media relations practices
– Proficiency in AP style

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s in Communications or business related field required. Master’s preferred.
Primary Location: United States-VA-MCLEAN

Apply here: http:// jobs.saic.com/job/Mclean-Social-Media-Manager-Job-VA-22101/2014643/
*** From Kirby Tyrrell:

Please let me know if you have any questions about the below posting.

Thank you!
Kirby

Kirby Tyrrell
Project Assistant
RESULTS Educational Fund – ACTION
Washington, DC

17.) ACTION Senior Communications Associate, RESULTS Educational Fund – ACTION, Washington, DC

Are you an ambitious communicator with a passion for global health? Are you an excellent writer, a great team player, and a creative thinker?

Then, ACTION is looking for you.

Join our team and help us take our communications around the world to the next level!

ACTION Senior Communications Associate

RESULTS Educational Fund (REF), a nonprofit citizens’ advocacy organization dedicated to generating the public and political will to end hunger and the worst aspects of poverty, is seeking a Senior Communications Associate for the ACTION Secretariat housed at REF. ACTION is a global partnership of advocacy organizations working to influence policy and mobilize resources to fight diseases of poverty and improve equitable access to health services. This position will sit in the International Secretariat based at the REF and report to the ACTION Director.

ACTION currently works in Australia, Canada, France, India, Japan, Kenya, the U.K., the U.S., and Zambia and maintains an office in Brussels for our EU work. Since 2004 ACTION has been mobilizing resources to treat and prevent the global spread of TB — the leading killer of people living with HIV. In November 2011 ACTION expanded its focus to include a focus on improving the delivery of new and basic vaccines in countries with a high burden of vaccine-preventable deaths. This is a new role which will support our TB and vaccines campaigns and our growing portfolio of advocacy on global health.

This is a full-time position based in Washington, DC. Salary and benefits package are competitive and based on experience.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Provide day-to-day support on communications strategy for ACTION secretariat and ACTION partners
• Manage social media for ACTION and track the online conversation around ACTION issues
• Support and coordinate partners to identify and capture media opportunities in non-US markets, in particular in ACTION partner countries
• Maintain web content and other external communications
• Manage external ACTION listserv with over 10,000 members
• Draft press releases, blogs, letters to the editor, op-eds and work with team for placement
• Provide copy editing & technical writing support
• Manage publication production schedules, timelines and internal and external relationships with designers, webmaster
• Facilitate translation of web content & documents into other languages;
• Monitor and attend global health advocacy events as needed; liaise with other communications professionals to raise the profile of ACTION

Qualifications:
• Undergraduate degree required (graduate degree preferred) in relevant field preferably in political science/public policy, international development, public health, public relations, journalism, communications.
• Exceptional writing and editing skills and ability to communicate effectively.
• Demonstrated computer skills, including solid knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Photoshop, Capwiz, MailChimp, Hoot Suite, Twitter, and Facebook.
• Minimum of three years experience in designing, coordinating, and implementing communications strategies, preferably on international health issues and for non-profit organizations.
• Familiarity with international health issues and bilateral and multilateral official development assistance mechanisms preferred.
• Superior project management skills, organization and dedication to detail, with experience in managing multiple deadlines and complex assignments from start to finish.
• Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, as well as to work independently and as part of a larger team.
• Willingness to work effectively and efficiently with interoffice and offsite team members and management.
• Sensitivity to other cultures and working styles; work abroad experience desired.
• Commitment to the mission of the organization.
• Additional languages a plus but not required. Must be fluent in English.

To apply:

Please e-mail resume, cover letter specific to this position, and two relevant writing samples (no longer than 3 pages each) to action_jobs@action.org.

Applications without these materials will not be considered. Please include “ACTION Communications Associate” in the subject of your email. No phone calls please.

RESULTS Educational Fund is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based off of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, gender, or sexual preference.

18.) Director Of Digital Marketing, AltarTV, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Director-Of-Digital-Marketing/132838.html

19.) Senior Account Executive, Alpaytac Public Relations, Chicago, Illinois
http://www.jobtarget.com/c2/job.cfm?job=10511543

*** From ELLIE COLLINSON:

Thank you, Ned!

Ellie Collinson

20.) MANAGER OF COMMUNICATIONS, The Raben Group, Washington, DC

The Raben Group, a progressive public policy firm with deep roots in law, advocacy and media, located in Washington, DC, New York City and Los Angeles, is seeking a manager of communications. We are a majority-minority firm representing national non-profits, advocacy organizations, foundations and corporations. To learn more, see www.rabengroup.com.

The ideal candidate will be a creative and energetic self-starter with, like us, a sense of humor. The individual we select will write press releases and editorials, pitch stories and talent, create and maintain press lists, maximize the use of social media, and perform other related functions on behalf of our clients. Recent experience in a fast-paced media environment, such as a congressional office, major non-profit, political campaign or PR firm, is required. Fluency in Spanish and familiarity with the growing Hispanic media market are pluses. The following qualifications are essential:

• excellent writing and communications skills;
• experience in communications strategy and media relations;
• compelling interest in public policy;
• ability and temperament to work collaboratively in a dynamic and mission-driven environment;
• at least three years of related experience;
• again, the humor.

Salary will be based on experience; excellent health benefits; metro accessible.
Application deadline: July 31, 2012
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter by July 31, 2012, to recruitment@rabengroup.com.

21.) Marketing Communications Manager, Exactech, Gainesville, Florida
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=10544035

22.) Media Relations Manager, HMSHost, Bethesda, Maryland
https://hmshost.taleo.net/careersection/corp_hms/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=304210

*** From Paul LeValley:

23.) Communications Coordinator, Arlington Independent Media (AIM), Arlington, Virginia

Arlington Independent Media (AIM) has an opening for a Communications Coordinator to help us serve a large and growing group of independent media producers in the Washington, D.C. metro area. The right candidate will be an excellent writer and editor and will have experience creating and posting multi-media content to the Web. Candidates with a proven ability to use social media to build and promote an organization will have an advantage. Only those with a strong desire and ability to show initiative, work under deadlines, and manage multiple projects will be considered.

Our mission is to provide the public with access to established and emerging media. We operate a newly renovated, state-of-the-art training, programming and production facility that includes a TV studio, editing suites, classrooms, and remote production equipment. We reach out to diverse communities within the metro area to make certain that their voices are being heard. We train hundreds of students of all ages each year in the art and science of media production and we conduct seminars and workshops in advanced topics in media literacy and analysis. We were named in June 2012 as America’s best local media center for the eighth time in the last 22 years.

We are located on the Orange Line Metro in the Clarendon section of Arlington. The position is full time and will be offered in the mid-$30’s to start with complete benefits including a fully paid health plan. We value enthusiasm as much as experience. We are looking for a highly motivated person to help us design and implement a communications plan that will attract new members, producers, and students, and will promote AIM to the Virginia, Maryland, and DC region.

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to:

Paul LeValley
Arlington Independent Media
2701-C Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201
Or email paul@arlingtonmedia.org

Please be sure to use “AIM Communications Coordinator” as the subject line and attach your resume and cover letter as separate MSWord documents. No phone calls please.

24.) Corporate Provider Communications and Education Specialist, Decision Toolbox, Indianapolis, IN http://www.ihispano.com/job-search/corporate-provider-communications-and-education-specialist.5017261.html

25.) Corporate Communications Specialist, HMS Holdings, Irving, TX
https://hms.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=2372

*** From April Crews:

26.) Senior level Energy Writer/Editor, U.S. Energy Information Administration, Z, INC., Washington, DC

Z, INC., a professional services firm providing contract services to the Federal government, has an immediate opening for a senior level Energy Writer/Editor to write topical articles for the U.S. Energy Information Administration (www.eia.gov) focusing on downstream and midstream energy supply, oil markets, inventories, and pricing.

Primarily domestic energy, but also includes some international. Must have extensive background in and understanding of the petroleum sector; ability to convey technical ideas to general audiences; generate ideas for stories and shepherd them from inception through final publication; and excellent MS Office skills.

Must be U.S. citizen.
If you don’t know extensively about the petroleum sector, please don’t apply.
Salary commensurate with experience. Company benefits, including 401k and profit sharing.
Send resume, writing samples and references to Lynn Geisert at lgeisert@zonline.net.

*** From Nicole Miller:

27.) Marketing Manager – Loyalty, OfficeMax Incorporated, Naperville, IL
http://bit.ly/LgqjrV

28.) Marketing Specialist – Retail, OfficeMax Incorporated, Naperville, IL
http://bit.ly/P5TV0b

29.) Designer – Advertising Associate, OfficeMax Incorporated, Naperville, IL
http://bit.ly/NVIxRN

30.) Corporate Communications & Customer Outreach- Secret Clearance, General Dynamics Information Technology, Herndon, VA
https://secure.resumeware.net/gdns_rw/gdns_web/job_detail.cfm?key=81239
31.) Communications Assistant (Part-Time), Iyengar Yoga Association of Greater NY, New York, New York
http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=340500018

32.) Regional Communications Officer Southeast Asia and Ukraine, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Cambodia

The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a trusted advisor to governments, helping them transform the way they provide health services to their people. We recognize that some of the greatest challenges in fighting diseases of poverty are organizational and managerial, not scientific or medical. With offices in over 25 countries, we partner with governments on a wide range of issues including HIV/AIDS, malaria, and maternal and child health, as well as strengthening in-country health systems, expanding human resources for health, and improving markets for medicines and the efficiency of health resource allocation

Within the Southeast Asia Region of CHAI, there are 5 country offices (Cambodia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam and Ukraine). CHAI is currently looking for a Regional Communications Officer to support our country programs across the region while helping regional management develop new opportunities to expand programming within existing CHAI countries and beyond. The region is currently responsible for implementing a diverse portfolio of programs spanning the health sector including HIV/AIDS, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission, Rural Health Systems Strengthening, Lab Systems Improvement, Malaria and Integrated Care for Injecting Drug User populations (IDU’s).

The Regional Communications Officer (RCO) will work closely with the Regional Director, Director of Regional Operations, Country Directors and program staff across all 5-country offices to ensure the overall success of program implementation specifically in the areas of communications, reporting, knowledge management, development and donor management. In addition, the RCO will work closely with Global Communications and Development staff to ensure consistency in approach across all of these areas.

The position will be based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia with expected travel within the region approximately 40% of the time.

Responsibilities:

Support all countries in preparation of reports to key stakeholders (Donors, CHAI Management, Government Partners, Registration Authorities, etc).
Work in close coordination with global communications and development teams to improve standardization of key templates, documents and processes as it relates to communications and reporting
Support countries in the development of concept notes and donor proposals
Support team in the development of important program documents like training materials, standard operating procedures, toolkits, etc
Use various forms of media to document best practices which can be shared with internal and external audiences
Develop and maintain an online knowledge management repository of key documents developed by the region.
Collaborate with outside vendors to create professional, top-quality marketing collateral for CHAI.
Work with countries to contribute content to the CHAI website including creation of country fact sheets, case studies and online video documentaries.
Helps in the recruitment and management of communications related interns and volunteers (likely to be based in multiple locations)
In carrying out tasks above, develop a thorough understanding of all country programs through frequent interaction with country teams, site visits, meetings with stakeholders, etc.

Qualifications:

Skills required:

Master’s Degree (preferably in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Public Health, International Development or related fields) or Bachelors Degree with equivalent level of experience
Passion for working in public health and making a difference for the most vulnerable populations living in the region
Superb written, presentation and communication skills and the ability to write and edit on a variety of topics and in different styles and voices, with a strong portfolio of writing samples
Works well independently and able to effectively multi-task across many work streams – willingness and flexibility to manage multiple projects at the same time
Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook.
Demonstrates ability to acquire understanding and absorb new information rapidly.
Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person’s point of view.
Performs well under pressure and tight timelines
Strong listening skills and a respect for local styles and customs
Good familiarity with non-profit work aimed at addressing global health challenges.
Responsive to needs of country staff, government, and other CHAI colleagues
Entrepreneurial spirit, with a flexibility to work with individuals with varying work styles.
Willingness and demonstrated ability to work with limited resources.
Highly proficient in common computer applications particularly Word and Powerpoint, but also experience with graphic design software and web publishing.

Pluses:

A minimum of 5 years experience working in the area of communications or public relations with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership; at least 2 years of field experience working for an international NGO or development organization working in the area of public health
Professional experience working in Southeast Asia preferred; experience living in a developing country desirable
Application Instructions

Please apply at: https://careers-chai.icims.com/jobs/2742/job

*** From Marnie Schubert:

Hello Ned,

Hope you’re enjoying your trip to the Mediterranean! Below are a few job openings for your next newsletter.

Have a wonderful week!
Marnie

33.) Public Communication Coordinator – City of Novato, Novato, CA

Salary: $5,852 – $7,113/month*
*Plus $1,005/month fringe benefit package, 2% @ 55 PERS

The Public Communication Coordinator position is an exciting opportunity for an energetic and creative public communications/public relations professional to provide a strong, clear and consistent voice in the City’s interactions with the community and the media. The Coordinator will oversee day-to-day efforts to expand and enhance the City’s messaging efforts in furtherance of the City Council’s and staff’s commitment to accessible and transparent government in a community that actively and passionately participates in community affairs.

The Public Communication Coordinator will perform professional public communications duties that support the development and dissemination of information to the public and media that is clear, accurate, timely and comprehensive. This newly created position will provide a unique opportunity for a talented individual to help define the role of the Public Communication Coordinator.

Minimum Qualifications
Education:
Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in journalism, communications, public administration, business administration, or related field. A Master’s degree in a related field of study is desirable.

Experience:
Four years of professional experience in the field of public communications or public relations that included the development and implementation of communication programs, policies and procedures. Public agency experience in a public/community relations capacity is desirable.

Resume and cover letter outlining qualifications and experience must be received by: 5:00 p.m. on the filing deadline, Tuesday, July 31, 2012. For more information, view the Public Communication Coordinator position announcement brochure at the City’s website at http://www.ci.novato.ca.us/index.aspx?recordid=69&page=655

34.) Assistant to the Superintendent for Community Relations, Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools, Chapel Hill, NC

Qualifications:
Master’s degree
Five years of experience in education, community relations, or communications, knowledge of technology tools, and social media
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find acceptable and appropriate.
Reports To: Superintendent

Job Goals: To develop and implement a program of internal and external communications that promotes the mission, values, and goals of the district and results in positive relationships with the community and staff.

Performance Responsibilities:
Serves as the official spokesperson for the Superintendent and school district.
Advises the Superintendent on the probable public relations consequences relating to decisions under consideration by the Superintendent and Board.
Performs special assignments as directed by the Superintendent.
Develops and implements a communication strategy that meets the needs of external and internal audiences.
Oversees the production of district publications, including weekly issues of the staff electronic newsletter.
Coordinates with the web architect in the design of the district’s website.
Serves as the public information officer for the district, ensuring the preparation and distribution of all news information items and making arrangements for any conferences involving members of the press.
Serves as information liaison for school staff and the community at large, which includes daily responses to inquiries about the school system, its programs and policies.
Solicits staff and community perceptions of the school system’s programs and services.
Plans with the School Board and Superintendent the organization of community advisory groups.
Organizes community events.
Assists in preparing legislative objectives and specific proposals to promote the best interests of the school system in the North Carolina General Assembly, the Congress of the United States, and other public policy-making bodies.
Processes requests for the distribution of flyers, leaflets and pamphlets to students and staff.
Oversees the Community Schools Program in the courses, programs and activities offered to the preschool, school-aged, and adult populations.
Coordinates system’s efforts to marshal additional human, material and financial support for the schools, oversee and manage volunteers.
Serves as the system’s liaison with the Public School Foundation.
Attends all meetings of the Board of Education and publishes summaries of the meetings.
Serves as a member of the Superintendent’s Cabinet and serves on other district committees as requested by the Superintendent.
Performs such other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as the Superintendent may from time to time assign or delegate.
Terms of Employment
Twelve-month year. Salary in accordance with the adopted schedule

To Apply: http://schooljobs.dpi.state.nc.us/Jobs/Details/681/134602805?searchText=community&leaCode=681

35.) Public Information Officer, Township of Lower Merion, Lower Merion, PA

The Township of Lower Merion based in Ardmore, Pennsylvania seeks a dynamic communicator adept at providing information using all forms of media. The Public Information Officer works with the entire Township organization to successfully promote initiatives and educate citizens about services and is responsible to build and maintain strong relationships within the Township government organization as well as with civic and business leaders, local and regional media. Candidates should possess proficiency in writing press releases and newsletters, publication design, photography, television production, speechwriting, public speaking and community relations. Demonstrated skill in multi-tasking, meeting deadlines and handling time-sensitive and confidential information is critical. Requirements: BA or BS in Communications/Journalism or related field; outstanding verbal and writing skills; proficiency in the use of electronic media; 5+ years of experience in media relations, PR, or journalism.

The Township of Lower Merion provides an excellent benefits package, salary range $80,000 annually.

Interested individuals should submit their resume/application to:
Department of Human Resources
Township of Lower Merion
75 E. Lancaster Avenue
Ardmore, PA 19003
or
humanresources@lowermerion.org

*** From Bridget Serchak:

36.) Manager, Public Affairs and Communications, Coca-Cola, Detroit, MI
http://www.enjoycareers.com/jobdescription.aspx?JobID=2995683

37.) Director, Leadership Communications, Coca-Cola, Atlanta, GA
http://www.enjoycareers.com/jobdescription.aspx?JobID=3104388

*** JOTW Weekly alternative selections:

*** From Bridget Serchak:

38.) Fluent Spanish Speaker Mexican Restaurant Fact-Checker, Time Out Chicago, Chicago, IL

Time Out Chicago is looking for a fluent Spanish speaker to assist with a small, paid fact-checking project. It will involve calling about 15 Mexican restaurants to verify menu items, prices and perhaps a few other details. Email me at mconrad@timeoutchicago.com if you’re interested and we can discuss fees. Thanks!

*** From Mark Sofman, who has been feeling thirsty:

39.) Water Restoration Technician, Carolina Restoration Services, Cary, NC 27513
http://bit.ly/PRxSM2

40.) Museum Technician (Art), Smithsonian Institution, New York, NY
http://1.usa.gov/PRyr8w

41.) Curatorial Assistant, Prints and Illustrated Books, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
http://bit.ly/PRyxwP

42.) Deli-Juice Bar Clerk, EarthFare, Asheville, NC
http://bit.ly/PRyUaG

43.) Barbecue Chef, AJ’s, Scottsdale, AZ
http://bit.ly/PRz9CD

44.) Coffee Roaster, Equal Exchange, Inc., Coffee, VA
http://bit.ly/PRziGi

45.) Barista/Nut Roaster- Seattle Center, Ceres Roasting Company, Seattle, WA
http://bit.ly/PRzrtr

46.) Greenskeeper I, The Cliffs Communities, Six Mile, SC
http://bit.ly/PRA06l

47.) Ag Aide – Hydrilla – Lakeport, Cooperative Agricultural Support Services Authority, Clear Lake, CA
http://bit.ly/PRA9H8

48.) Mushroom Harvesters, Phillips Mushroom Farms, L.P., Philadelphia, PA
http://cb.com/PRAtp8

49.) Organic Farmer, The Farm at The Cakebread Ranch, Alpine, WY
http://bit.ly/PRACsA

*** Weekly Piracy Report:

25.06.2012: 0110 UTC: Posn: 05:32N – 003:32E, Around 50nm SxE of Lagos, Nigeria.
Twelve pirates armed with guns in a speed boat boarded a drifting chemical tanker. All crew were made to muster in the mess room with the Master and Chief Engineer being allowed to remain on the bridge and engine room respectively. The vessel was made to sail towards Togo and back. The pirates raided all the crew cabins and stole cash, personal effects and ship’s cash and disembarked off Escravos Terminal after 45 hours. All crew safe.

03.07.2012: 2050 UTC: Posn: 6:50.4S – 39:17.8E, Dar Es Salaam Port, Tanzania.
Robbers boarded a berthed container ship, stole ships stores and escaped unnoticed. The theft was noticed by the duty A/B on rounds. Incident reported to Port Security.

04.07.2012: 0655 LT: Posn: 17:39.5N – 083:23.3E, Visakhapatnam Anchorage, India.
Six robbers in a long wooden boat with sail and oars came alongside at an anchored LPG Carrier. Two of the robbers boarded the tanker and stole ship’s properties. OOW noticed the boat and informed the duty A/B to check it. On seeing the robbers at poop deck, the duty A/B chased them. The robbers jumped into the water and escaped with the stolen items with their accomplices waiting in the boat. Alarm raised, port control informed and crew made a search.

30.06.2012: 0620 LT: Posn: 02:38.9N – 006:09.5E, Around 120nm SW of Bonny Island, Nigeria.
A container ship adrift awaiting berthing instructions was approached by five armed pirates in a wooden speed boat with two outboard engines. As the pirates approached the vessel they fired upon the vessel damaging some bridge windows and equipment. The vessel raised alarm, activated SSAS, started main engines and manoeuvred away from the approaching boat. Non essential crew retreated into the citadel. All crew safe.

02.07.2012: 0300 LT: Posn: 02:33.7S – 080:06.3W, Around 25nm SW of Guayaquil, Ecuador.
About 5-6 pirates in two speed boats approached and boarded a container ship underway using hooks attached with ropes and ladders. Master raised alarm, crew mustered and armed themselves with crowbars and proceeded to the robbers boarding area. 3/O noticed that one of the pirates was armed with a gun and the Master immediately ordered all crewmembers to retreat back to the accommodation and lock all the doors. The pirates commenced throwing some boxes into their boats. Master was unable to increase speed or take evasive manoeuvres due to the available depth and width of navigable water. Once the pirates boats were full of stolen items, they jumped back into their boats and moved away.

30.06.2012:0615 LT: Posn: 02:40.0N-006:08.3E, Around 115nm SW of Bonny Island, Nigeria.
Six pirates armed with guns chased and fired upon an Oil Tanker underway. Master enforced anti-piracy measures and managed to evade the boarding. All crew safe, vessel damaged slightly due to gun fire.

30.06.2012: 0210 LT: Posn: 04:01.7N – 006:06.1E, Around 70nm SW of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Armed pirates in a boat chased and fired upon a product tanker underway from Bonny River. The Nigerian armed naval personnel onboard the tanker exchanged fire with the pirates resulting in the pirates aborted the attempted attack after 15 minutes of firing. Crew and vessel safe.

27.06.2012: 0430 LT: Posn: 10:41.60N – 106:45.00E, Nha Be Terminal, Ho Chi Minh City Port, Vietnam.
Robbers boarded a berthed chemical tanker during cargo operations, stole the fire wire and escaped. Duty A/B on rounds noticed traces of foot prints and noticed the missing fire wire. Alarm raised, authorities informed and crew made a search but could not find the robbers.

25.06.2012:1516 UTC: Posn: 25:15N-057:16.4E, About 48NM East of Fujairah, Oman (Off Somalia)
Pirates armed with guns, in two skiffs approached an LPG tanker underway and closed to 0.6nm. Master fired warning flares and pyrotechnics, increased speed and manoeuvred the vessel to keep the skiffs right astern. UKMTO and navies in vicinity informed. An Iranian Naval warship responded and escorted the tanker until the skiffs were clear. All crew safe.

27.06.2012: 1030 UTC: Posn: 14:22.59N – 054:38.26E Around 110nm north of Socotra Island, Yemen, (Off Somalia).
Pirates in a dhow approached a bulk carrier underway. Master raised alarm and took evasive manoeuvres. As the dhow closed the onboard armed security team fired warning shots. The dhow continued to ignored the warning shots and continued to approach. Two pirates hiding under a blanket appeared with guns and fired upon the ship. there was an exchange of fire between the onboard security team and the pirates until the pirates aborted the attack and moved away. No injuries to crew. At the time of the incident Master reported wind direction and force as SSW x 7.
You can see the final agenda here: www.combating-piracy.com

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