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JOTW 31-2012
July 30, 2012
www.nedsjotw.com
This is JOTW newsletter number 929

“All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.”
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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*** One Paragraph Pitch

1.) Senior Development Writer – Requisition 090106, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2.) Marketing Communications Manager, Exactech, Gainesville, FL
3.) Associate Director of Development and Director of Communications, National Organization on Disability, New York, New York
4.) Online Writer, University Communications team, American University, Washington, DC
5.) Grant and Foundation Relations Administrator, LM&O Advertising, Arlington, VA
6.) Social Media & Content Strategist, Trion Worlds, Redwood City, CA
7.) Senior Account Manager, Public Relations – Lifestyle/Sports, Double Forte, San Francisco, CA
8.) Programs and Communications Manager, World Wide Workshop, New York, New York
9.) Corporate Communications Analyst, Kennametal Inc., Latrobe, PA
10.) Marketing Communications Manager, FMC Environmental Solutions Division, FMC Corporation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

11.) Account Manager, O’Rourke Hospitality Marketing, LLC, Newburyport, Massachusetts
12.) Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Charities Aid Foundation of America, Alexandria, Virginia
13.) Writer, New York University, New York, New York
14.) Internet Policy and Advocacy Advisor, Internews, Global
Deadline: July 31 2012
15.) Quantitative Research Manager, BBC Media Action, London, United Kingdom
16.) Media Planner/Buyer, Graham Advertising, Colorado Springs, Colorado
17.) Marketing and Community Engagement Director, Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra, Fort Myers, Florida
18.) Advocacy Campaign Manager, Bike Walk Mississippi, Mississippi (Jackson area preferred)
19.) ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE, GYMR, Washington, DC
20.) SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE, GYMR, Washington, DC

21.) MANAGING SUPERVISOR, GYMR, Washington, DC
22.) Director of Donor Engagement and Communications, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
23.) Director, Media Relations, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
24.) Media Relations Specialist, SEIU, Washington D.C.
25.) Web Producer, Outside Magazine, Santa Fe, New Mexico
26.) Nuclear Communications Project Manager (MPP2)(71001113), San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), Southern California Edison (SCE), San Clemente, CA
27.) Senior Manager, Public Relations, Meltwater Group, San Francisco, CA
28.) Media Relations Manager, HMSHost, Bethesda MD
29.) Marketing Communications Specialist, Sonoco Products Company, Hartsville, SC
30.) Digital Marketing Coordinator, Greater Delaware Valley Chapter of the National MS Society, Philadelphia, PA

31.) Strategic Communicators, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), various
32.) Graphic Artist and Web Editor, AFSCME Maryland, Baltimore, Md.
33.) New Media Outreach Specialist, AFSCME New Media and Rapid Response unit, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Washington, DC
34.) Internal Communications Channel Manager (1 year fixed term contract), LV=, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK
35.) Managing Editor, True North Custom Media, Chattanooga, Tennessee
36.) Public Relations Project Manager, National 4-H Council, Chevy Chase, MD
37.) Director, Corporate Communications – Human Resources, Depository Trust & Clearing, New York, NY 38.) Global Internal Engagement Manager, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Parsippany, New Jersey
39.) Online Communications Officer, Grameen Foundation, Washington, DC, or Seattle, WA
40.) Account Manager, Rhea + Kaiser Marketing Communications, Naperville, IL

41.) Web Producer, American Society for Quality, Milwaukee, WI
42.) Social Media Account Executive, Sterling Kilgore, Downers Grove, IL
43.) Assistant Marketing Manager, Briggs & Stratton Corporation, Wauwatosa, WI
44.) Entry-Level Public Relations Professional, Mueller Communications, Milwaukee, WI
45.) Pedicab Driver, North West Pedicab LLC, Portland, OR
46.) Meter Reader I, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Laurel, MD
47.) Beginning Drinking Water Presenter, Black Hawk College, East Moline, IL
48.) Cheese Specialist, Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc., Palatine, IL
49.) Ice Cream Scooper (seasonal), Tillamook Visitors Center, Tillamook, OR
50.) Apprentice Brewer, North American Breweries, Berkeley, CA

*** Weekly Piracy Report

…and more! Scroll down and see them all!

*** One Paragraph Pitch:

Long-time JOTWer Ken Jensen has published “No Joy” as an ebook on Kindle.
Check it out at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008P4WOQG.

Send your One Paragraph Pitch submissions to lundquist989@cs.com. You can pitch yourself or your business anyway you want, as long as it’s short and to the point. There is no waiting list.

*** This sad story talks about the death of Ben Horne, son of my colleague Gary Horne:

http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Body-of-Local-Climber-Ben-Horne-Found-in-Peru-Remembered-by-Loved-Ones-164147616.html

*** FLIP Ship Focuses on Interaction of Ocean and Atmosphere
By Edward Lundquist
Seapower Magazine
August 2012
http://www.seapower-digital.com/seapower/spsample#pg38

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*** Let’s get to the jobs:

*** From Angela Jacobs:

Hi Ned –

The University of Chicago has the following communications position open in Chicago:

Have a great week!

aj

Angela Jacobs
Senior Associate Director, Talent Development
The University of Chicago

1.) Senior Development Writer – Requisition 090106, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Job Summary
Create and produce integrated, constituent-oriented content to foster a culture of philanthropy through communications that build awareness of and strengthen engagement with the University. Research and write materials in support of a major comprehensive campaign, from highly individualized proposals to mass-market print and e-communications. Plan, write, and edit donor recognition and development communication pieces for print and online. Collaborate with Communications teams as well as fundraising officers, alumni relations staff, and communications colleagues across the University to plan and implement development communications that uphold ARD messaging, tone, style, and brand guidelines.

Work with editors, writing team, academic leaders, and development officers to create materials in support of a major comprehensive campaign. Research complex institutional subject matter and academic priorities. Describe priorities in clear, persuasive language, and present concise rationales for philanthropy. Maintain a firm grasp of campaign goals and objectives, while understanding the broader institutional communications strategy. Maintain a clear understanding of all development and fundraising goals, strategies, and messages and articulate this information to a lay audience.

Produce key alumni and donor engagement communications. Assist in producing assigned alumni and donor publications, including planning issues and assigning, editing and/or writing stories. Research and write copy for annual fund solicitations, donor-centric websites, and other mass-market fundraising efforts. Work collaboratively with colleagues University-wide as well as donors, faculty, students, volunteers, and outside vendors.

Research and write compelling proposals in support of the University’s strategic initiatives that inspire philanthropy at the highest level. Conduct research and independently incorporate changes, comments, and critiques from multiple reviewers using excellent writing, and editing skills; exercise sound judgment with regard to strategy, appropriate points of emphasis, and persuasive impact. Describe complex academic subject matter in clear, persuasive language and present concise rationales for philanthropy. Manage multiple projects simultaneously and keep a comprehensive plan of all work in progress. Analyze requests for service, make realistic deadlines for project completion, and complete work on schedule. Maintain a firm grasp of strategic initiative goals and objectives and the broader University campaign planning strategy. Ensure production of timely and accurate materials according to established guidelines.

Education
Bachelor’s degree or higher required.

Experience
Minimum three years nonprofit management, development, alumni relations, marketing, public relations or similar work experience required.
Minimum three years of relevant professional work experience in writing and editing required.

For more information and to apply:
http://bit.ly/090106Writer
To be considered, all job seekers must meet the requirements and apply online.
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.

2.) Marketing Communications Manager, Exactech, Gainesville, FL
http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/jobseeker/job/10544035

3.) Associate Director of Development and Director of Communications, National Organization on Disability, New York, New York
http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=386800020

4.) Online Writer, University Communications team, American University, Washington, DC

American University is seeking an Online Writer to join the University Communications team.
To view the job description, visit https://jobs.american.edu/JobPostings.aspx and search for Online Writer position # 10356.
To apply: fill out online application, and submit cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, resume, and writing samples/portfolio at https://jobs.american.edu/JobPostings.aspx
To learn more about American University and the benefits of being an AU staff member, visit www.american.edu and www.american.edu/hr
*** From Kristopher Kelly:

5.) Grant and Foundation Relations Administrator, LM&O Advertising, Arlington, VA
https://hoojobs.com/job/929

6.) Social Media & Content Strategist, Trion Worlds, Redwood City, CA
https://hoojobs.com/job/963

7.) Senior Account Manager, Public Relations – Lifestyle/Sports, Double Forte, San Francisco, CA
https://hoojobs.com/job/946

8.) Programs and Communications Manager, World Wide Workshop, New York, New York
http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=385600022

9.) Corporate Communications Analyst, Kennametal Inc., Latrobe, PA

Strong track record in employee communications with regard to communicating change, labor issues (union and works councils) and integrating acquisitions.
Leader to provide corporate communication support as necessary.

Key Position Accountabilities include:

• Manage acquisition integration communication planning in alignment with the company’s global Corporate Relations strategy.
• Assist with managing corporate public relations including media management to promote and protect the Kennametal brand.
• Manage the development and distribution of internal and external corporate written and verbal publications and communications according to developed strategy and timeline.
• Manage and enhance leader communication through corporate communication tools.
• Manage and develop corporate communications content on website and intranet.
• Assist with corporate content creation for Kennametal executive leadership team including speeches and presentations.
• Provide direction to external resources to successfully coordinate various corporate communication collateral including brochures, videos, corporate publications, etc.
• Organize and manage press interviews for executives at trade shows or during visits to KMT locations.
• Assist with Kennametal in the community outreach projects as necessary.

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in communication-related field, public relations or marketing preferred. (NON I.T.)
Minimum 3-5 years experience planning and producing employee and corporate communications including project management and work products for various modes of communication. Must be strong writer with business acumen.
The ability to think and act strategically, be flexible and adapt quickly is a must. Experience with acquisition and integration communications preferred. Experience with social media a plus and must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint.

http://bit.ly/MJZJdl

10.) Marketing Communications Manager, FMC Environmental Solutions Division, FMC Corporation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

We’re looking for an exceptional marketing communications professional to join our team. If you’re an experienced communicator who has developed impactful business and brand positioning campaigns, then this may be the perfect role for you in our newly launched FMC Environmental Solutions Division. You will join a growing communications team that values fresh ideas, diverse thinking and the freedom to dive in and make an impact on day one.

To be a good fit for the Marketing Communications Manager opportunity, you will have:

Eight to ten years of functional experience in marketing communications, corporate communications, public relations, or a related field, and a demonstrated ability to execute on a steady volume of deliverables.
Exceptional writing and editing skills.
Experience developing business-to-business marketing communication strategies, plans, messaging, etc.
Working knowledge of new media and web/digital based technologies.
Experience working with and managing design, PR, and related external agencies.
FMC is an S&P 500, diversified specialty chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets for more than a century. As a global leader in advanced technologies and customer-focused research and development, FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to food, agriculture, pharmaceutical, specialty and related industries. This position is based in our corporate headquarters in Philadelphia, Pa. FMC was named one of the Top Workplaces in Philadelphia in 2010, 2011 and 2012, as voted by employees.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO APPLY

We want you to be as selective as we are! For a detailed “Insider’s View” of this position and to submit your resume, please visit the following URL:

http://fmc.jobinfo.com/description.php?jid=9905991&adid=44261

If the link does not work, simply copy the complete URL and paste it into your browser’s address line.

PLEASE RESPECT OUR RECRUITMENT PROCESS. DO NOT USE ANY OTHER METHOD TO APPLY OR CLICK ANY OTHER BUTTONS. Thank you for your attention to this detail.
Job Requirements
We’re looking for an exceptional marketing communications professional to join our team. If you’re an experienced communicator who has developed impactful business and brand positioning campaigns, then this may be the perfect role for you in our newly launched FMC Environmental Solutions Division. You will join a growing communications team that values fresh ideas, diverse thinking and the freedom to dive in and make an impact on day one.

To be a good fit for the Marketing Communications Manager opportunity, you will have:

Eight to ten years of functional experience in marketing communications, corporate communications, public relations, or a related field, and a demonstrated ability to execute on a steady volume of deliverables.
Exceptional writing and editing skills.
Experience developing business-to-business marketing communication strategies, plans, messaging, etc.
Working knowledge of new media and web/digital based technologies.
Experience working with and managing design, PR, and related external agencies.
FMC is an S&P 500, diversified specialty chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets for more than a century. As a global leader in advanced technologies and customer-focused research and development, FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to food, agriculture, pharmaceutical, specialty and related industries. This position is based in our corporate headquarters in Philadelphia, Pa. FMC was named one of the Top Workplaces in Philadelphia in 2010, 2011 and 2012, as voted by employees.

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/10588087/Marketing%20Communications%20Manager/FMC%20Corporation/?vnet=0
11.) Account Manager, O’Rourke Hospitality Marketing, LLC, Newburyport, Massachusetts
http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Account-Manager/133781.html

12.) Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Charities Aid Foundation of America, Alexandria, Virginia
http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=375900010

13.) Writer, New York University, New York, New York
http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=386800029

14.) Internet Policy and Advocacy Advisor, Internews, Global
Deadline: July 31 2012
http://www.comminit.com/ci-classifieds/content/internet-policy-and-advocacy-advisor-internews-global

15.) Quantitative Research Manager, BBC Media Action, London, United Kingdom
Deadline: August 6 2012
http://www.comminit.com/ci-classifieds/content/quantitative-research-manager-bbc-media-action-london-united-kingdom

16.) Media Planner/Buyer, Graham Advertising, Colorado Springs, Colorado
http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Media-Planner-Buyer/133777.html

17.) Marketing and Community Engagement Director, Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra, Fort Myers, Florida
http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=386800014

18.) Advocacy Campaign Manager, Bike Walk Mississippi, Mississippi (Jackson area preferred)
http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=386800024

*** From Andrea Holmes:

Please post in your next newsletter.

GYMR is a nationally ranked independent public relations agency specializing in public health campaigns and health policy issues. Comprised of professionals who have excelled in the healthcare industry and in the world’s largest PR firms, GYMR combines all of the expertise and clients of a big firm with the heart and soul of a boutique business.

GYMR is expanding rapidly and looking for new team members! We currently have job openings for an Account Executive, Senior Account Executive and a Managing Supervisor.

Competitive salaries and great benefits are offered. Visit www.gymr.com for more information on the firm. Qualified candidates should email resume, cover letter, writing samples and salary requirements to careers@gymr.com (enter the Job Title in the subject line). No phone calls please. GYMR is an equal opportunity employer.

19.) ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – JOB TITLE SRAE20120727, GYMR, Washington, DC

Our Account Executives help manage the day-to-day workflow for supervisors on multiple clients. They oversee the Assistant Account Executive/Account Coordinator and intern and report to a supervisor for strategy counsel. Account Executives should show initiative in delivering excellent client service.

Candidate should have some or all of the following experience:
• At least 3 years experience working in health/healthcare public relations. Agency experience is preferred
• Ability to review and manage a project timeline, ensuring work is delivered to the client on-time and error free
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks, deadlines and work/life demands effectively
• Understanding of the media and health environment
• Proven track record securing placements on behalf of a clients
• Ability to write well. Ability to synthesize complex data and write press materials is preferred
• Ability to manage logistical coordination for major meetings or client announcements
• Able to serve as primary liaison with specific vendor relationships (i.e., vendors, client partners, etc.)
• Able to report results of large-scale announcements; from publication or medical meeting platforms preferable
• Proven track record successfully managing budgets

Additional consideration for candidates with experience:
• Demonstrated ability to use Facebook, Twitter, YouTube for client work
• Understanding of social media analytics, measurement tools
• Working with Associations
• Managing and mentoring junior team members

Technical Experience
• Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint
• Factiva
• Cision
• Google Analytics desired
Visit www.gymr.com for more information on the firm. Qualified candidates should email resume, cover letter, writing samples and salary requirements to careers@gymr.com (enter the Job Title in the subject line). No phone calls please. GYMR is an equal opportunity employer.

20.) SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – JOB TITLE SRSAE20120727, GYMR, Washington, DC

Our Senior Account Executives help support the day-to-day public relations activities for our clients.

Main responsibilities include providing account support: drafting materials, conducting media outreach, participating in client meetings and team meetings, as well as media monitoring and analysis. Candidate should expect some travel.

Candidate should have some or all of the following experience:
• At least 5 years experience working in health/healthcare public relations
• Ability to take on and complete specific projects with limited direction of senior team members
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks, deadlines and work/life demands effectively
• Ability to synthesize complex data and write press materials
• Ability to oversee and at times manage logistics coordination for major meetings
• Able to serve as primary liaison with specific vendor relationships (i.e., vendors, client partners, etc.)
• Able to report results of large-scale announcements; from publication or medical meeting platforms preferable
• Working on a spokesperson campaign
• Working in a collaborative team environment
• Working knowledge of media and public relations strategy

Additional consideration for candidates with experience
• Developing, implementing social media strategies
• Implementing social media analytics
• Working with Associations
• Managing and mentoring junior team members

Technical Experience
• Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint
• Factiva
• Cision
• Google Analytics desired
Visit www.gymr.com for more information on the firm. Qualified candidates should email resume, cover letter, writing samples and salary requirements to careers@gymr.com (enter the Job Title in the subject line). No phone calls please. GYMR is an equal opportunity employer.

21.) MANAGING SUPERVISOR – JOB TITLE SRMS20120727, GYMR, Washington, DC

Our Managing Supervisors provide senior counsel to clients, run accounts, supervise teams, lead new business efforts including proposal writing and presentation development.

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to: implementing annual plans, ensuring business objectives are met; developing strategies to meet clients goals; overseeing development of materials, assisting in the development of materials; developing and managing clients annual budgets; overseeing monthly billing process; devising staff plans; mentoring junior team members, providing constructive feedback when necessary; managing client meetings. Candidate should expect some travel.

Candidate should have the following experience:
• At least 10 years agency experience working in health/healthcare public relations
• Thinking strategically and creatively for clients
• Ability to take on and complete specific projects with limited direction of senior team members
• Proven ability to juggle multiple tasks, deadlines and work/life demands effectively
• Ability to synthesize complex data, explain it in layman’s terms to junior team members, reporters, clients
• Ability to oversee logistical and timelines for major meetings or press announcement
• Track record securing media coverage for clients
• Ability to produce high quality deliverables and results for clients
• History of growing accounts, maintaining client business
• Working in a collaborative team environment

Additional consideration for candidates with experience
• Successfully drafting and presenting new business
• Developing, implementing social media strategies
• Working with Associations, Fortune 500 Company’s
• Proven track record managing and mentoring junior team members

Technical Experience
• Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint
• Factiva
• Cision
• Google Analytics desired
• Prezi desired
Visit www.gymr.com for more information on the firm. Qualified candidates should email resume, cover letter, writing samples and salary requirements to careers@gymr.com (enter the Job Title in the subject line). No phone calls please. GYMR is an equal opportunity employer.

22.) Director of Donor Engagement and Communications, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=385800010

*** From Laura Perry:

Hi Ned — this got shared with me and I wanted to pass it on to the network.

23.) Director, Media Relations, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Job Description Serves as a member of the department’s senior management
team. Directs news media-related activities for all of UAB.
Develops/coordinates print, electronic and online media relations programs and outreach efforts at the national, international, state and local levels.
Plays a lead role in crisis communication and issues management. Supervises professional and support staff and manages the financial aspects of the Media Relations department. Advises faculty and staff on media-related issues and serves as an official spokesperson for the University. Creates and maintains working environment both internal and external to the UAB Media Relations Department that supports and promotes the University’s positions and goals, fosters teamwork and maximizes employee satisfaction and productivity. Interviews, hires, trains, disciplines and evaluates departmental personnel. Mentors and coaches employees. Develops, secures approval of, implements and administers departmental goals, objectives and budgets. Monitors financial statements. Executes and maintains professional and cost-effective vendor relationships that are in the University’s best interests and that contribute to achieving marketing goals and objectives.(Annual Salary Range: $74,720 – $99,004 – $123,288)
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism,
Public Relations or a related field and ten (10) years of related experience required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.
Licensure / Certifications None required.
Auto req ID 24585BR
HR Organization 184300000 Media Relations

Job Code BG216D0 DIR MEDIA RELATIONS
To apply, go to
http://www.hrm.uab.edu/main/employment/university_job_opportunities.html,
follow the links and search for “media”

*** From Jenice Rochelle Robinson:

SEIU headquarters is looking for a media relations specialist

24.) Media Relations Specialist, SEIU, Washington D.C.

Purpose:
This position is responsible for the development and implementation of media outreach strategies designed to enhance SEIU’s and the labor movement’s image and visibility and support the union’s organizing, political action, bargaining, and other activities.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: (Any one position may not include all of the specific duties and responsibilities listed. Examples provide a general summary of the work required and should not be treated as a total and complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in the classification.)
• Assists in the development of strategies to improve the public image and visibility of the labor movement and SEIU using a full range of media.
• Implements media strategies and events based on natural and created news opportunities.
• Initiates contact with and respond to inquiries from print, radio, and television journalists; pitch story ideas and provide information to generate positive media coverage.
• Writes news advisories, news releases, background pieces, fact sheets, and other press kit materials.
• Prepares talking points and briefings for union officers and other union spokespersons; work to ensure consistent message delivery.
• Assists in the development of paid media campaigns, including writing copy for advertisements and coordinating the production and placement of print and electronic ads.
• Writes and places op-eds, letters to the editor; write copy for flyers, newsletters, speeches, and materials produced in conjunction with media events.
• Provides media support for campaigns working with local unions, the campaign communications specialist and field staff as necessary.
• Maintains national and local press lists; works to establish ongoing relationships with journalists.
• Monitors media coverage, maintain clipping files, make recommendations on ways to improve media coverage.
• Provides support for International officers attending media events; may accompany officers on travel.
• Makes recommendations to improve media capacity of local unions, and conduct media trainings for union leaders and activists.
• Performs other duties as required to support the department and its mission.
Contacts:
Include SEIU and affiliate staff photographers, graphic artists, printers, video crews, vendors, and other officials and experts on communications issues.
Direction and Decision Making:
This position reports to the Assistant Director of Campaign Communications and the incumbent works independently.
SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Qualifications: Education and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with course work in labor relations, communications, political science, or liberal arts, and 1 – 2 years of work in media relations, public affairs, or campaign communications,
Or, a combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
• Knowledge of union organizing and other associated campaigns.
• Knowledge of campaign communications strategies and media relations.
• Knowledge of electronic and print media systems.
• Knowledge of advertising techniques.
• Ability to perform pro-active media outreach, maintain good working relationships with journalists, and generate positive media coverage.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Excellent writing skills required.
• Ability to handle multiple “priority” projects simultaneously and meet established deadlines.
• Ability to work effectively with elected leaders and staff in complex and sometime political situations.
• Ability to work effectively with members, unorganized workers, the media, and community allies.
• Ability to learn and develop new skills.
• Skill in the use of personal computers, Internet research, media tools, and Powerpoint. Physical Requirements: Work is generally performed in an office setting. Long and extended hours required. Some travel possible. Writing Test Required.

Applications without cover letters will not be considered.
Submission Instructions:
Apply Here: http://bit.ly/KNNsHL
http://www.seiu.org/2012/07/media-relations-specialist.php
Copy your cover letter and resume into one word document and upload it into the Upload Resume field at the above link.

Corporate Marketing Director, Presbyterian Homes, Evanston, Illinois
http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=24376

*** From Bridget Serchak, who got it from Nicholas Jackson:

25.) Web Producer, Outside Magazine, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Outside magazine is looking for a web producer to join growing online team. Position is full-time with benefits and based out of editorial headquarters in Santa Fe.

Details are here: http://www.outsideonline.com/blog/outside-online-is-hiring-a-web-producer.html.

*** From Danny Chung:

26.) Nuclear Communications Project Manager (MPP2)(71001113), San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), Southern California Edison (SCE), San Clemente, CA

Introduction:

Highly-motivated; likes challenge; collaborative; committed to delivering high quality work… Did we describe you? Read on…

Southern California Edison is one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric utilities. We are an industry leader that is designing new and innovative ways to meet our customer’s needs. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who enjoy the challenge of working on key industry changing projects. We need your good ideas and your contributions to remain a leader in this industry.

About Corporate Communications:

We work closely with company leaders to keep you informed about our corporate goals, accomplishments, and local and worldwide operations. We use many vehicles-such as TV, radio, brochures, face-to-face meetings, and our Web sites-to provide timely and useful information about our programs and services. Our close relationship with the news media helps us inform stakeholders about issues and events that affect their electricity service, the Edison companies, and the electric industry overall. Our media team is on call 24/7. We manage crisis information during storms and emergencies that may impact service to our customers.

Position Overview:

The position will be in the Corporate Communications division within Southern California Edison’s (SCE) External Relations. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station’s (SONGS) media relations in coordination with the overall corporate communications team. The candidate will proactively plan, develop, coordinate and execute strategic media relations and tactics in support of overall corporate and more specifically SONGS goals. The primary job location for this position is at SONGS, with occasional to frequent days on-site at the SCE headquarters Rosemead. The successful candidate will be familiar with terminology and concepts often used in a nuclear generating station environment and able to boil down those terms and concepts into content for use with the media and other audiences. The candidate will be required to lead media relations efforts on site at SONGS to include developing relations with members of national, local, trade and online media outlets in and around the SONGS area; identify critical issues early on and identify key opportunities for SCE in order to increase the reach of our messages.

They will interface and work with other members of the media relations team, as well as SONGS and corporate communications team members to ensure alignment of communications strategic messaging. The candidate will have frequent interface with executives at SONGS and SCE. They will lead media events from planning stages through execution and will utilize and integrate social media platforms including YouTube and Twitter into media relations and communications strategies. Lead cross-functional teams to implement strategic initiatives. Maintain a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices. Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
Qualifications

Job Requirements:
•Must have a minimum of six years of media relations experience in a corporate communications setting or public affairs agency.
•Must have a minimum of two years in nuclear energy communications, including as a Public Information Officer (PIO) or Corporate Spokesperson.
•Must be able to work in a 24/7, on-call environment.
•Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, English, Communications, Advertising or related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
•Experience using and integrating social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube and Twitter into media relations and communications strategies.
•Experience with leading, planning and executing media events such as press tours and on-site media briefings.
•Demonstrated experience developing and leading efforts for the timely production and delivery of innovative and quality of multiple communication projects, tools and deliverables.
•Demonstrated ability to manage media relationships at the national and local level, as well as with trades and the blogging community.
•Demonstrated ability with developing strategic communications and messaging in connecting common threads throughout the company when developing messages and content for the media.
•Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills, including proficiency with and experience conforming to AP style to create and edit written communications such as press releases.
•Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
•Must demonstrate effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation.
•Must demonstrate strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, interpersonal skills, communication and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.
•Demonstrated ability to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

Preferences:
•Bilingual experience in English and Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Korean, Cambodian or Cantonese.

Comments:
•Primary job location at SONGS facility in San Clemente.
•Additional testing may be required as part of the selection process for this position.
•Edison International and Southern California Edison reserve the right to close or cancel a posting at any time.
•Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

NERC / CIP

This position has been identified as a NERC/CIP impacted position – Prior to being hired, the successful candidate must pass a Personnel Risk Assessment (PRA) or Background Investigation. Once hired, the candidate must complete specified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned work location and performing necessary job duties.

Closing: Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 4.9 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

Edison International is an Equal Opportunity Employer
https://sce.taleo.net/careersection/sce_external_career_section/jobdetail.ftl?job=28020

27.) Senior Manager, Public Relations, Meltwater Group, San Francisco, CA
http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/jobseeker/job/10617641

*** From J. Nelson:

28.) Media Relations Manager, HMSHost, Bethesda MD

HMSHost
Making the Traveler’s Day Better®

THE COMPANY

When travelers make their way through over 200 airports, motorways, malls and specialty destinations across the U.S. and Canada, HMSHost Associates are waiting with a warm welcome. A subsidiary of Autogrill S.p.A, the world’s largest provider of food, beverage and retail services to the traveling public, HMSHost offers a world of opportunities that help our Associates develop rewarding and satisfying careers. Are you ready to join a world leader? Come discover who we are, what we’re doing and where we’re going. Then come along with us.

*We’ve been making travelers (and our Associates!) smile for over 100 years.
*We’re the largest Global Franchise with 34,000 Associates and annual sales in excess of $2.5 Billion.
*HMSHost and Autogrill S.p.A offer career opportunities in the U.S. and 13 countries.
*We’re where “Green” starts. Check out our sustainability initiative: www.hmshost.com/about-us/sustainability/
*Between financial contributions and job creation, HMSHost is proud to help support such worthwhile organizations as Feeding America, the Children’s Miracle Network, the USO, and many more.
*We are honored to be recognized by our peers as an industry leader: www.hmshost.com/newsroom/industry-awards/
*Unique to HMSHost, our B4 YOU BOARD free mobile app allows travelers to have a hot meal from renowned restaurants delivered to their gate.
*HMSHost has partnered with the Culinary Institute of America to offer culinary students the opportunity to participate in an exciting externship program.

THE SITUATION
This position is responsible for developing relationships with key reporters around the country. Your work will involve generating story ideas and pitching them to targeted reporters and manage interviews. This involves traveling to our airport and motorway sites. The ideal candidate is able to work in a fast paced environment, is a strong writer and possesses exceptional organizational skills.

THE POSITION
The Media Relations Manager is responsible for planning and implementing public relations campaigns around new business contract wins, grand openings, lifestyle and human interest news, and product launches. This position is also responsible for establishing and maintaining media relationships, pitching and placing news stories in key markets of the U.S. The Media Relations Manager is also responsible for developing and managing a proactive media strategy for approximately 45 airports in North America. In this role, the Manager develops relationships with the general manager of each airport, creates media pitches around grand openings, local community involvement, and works alongside the HMSHost communications team.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
*Researches and writes business documents-press releases, backgrounders – related to media relations
*Builds media lists; tracks editorial calendars; drafts press releases, talking points and media materials
*Develops a scouting report with potential story ideas for targeted reporters in the travel, hospitality, aviation sectors as well as relevant general business writers
*Builds strategy points for senior-level executive interviews
*Monitors media coverage daily and produces weekly summary; distributes important media immediately as required
*Solves problems skillfully in a complex business and a fast-paced environment
*Coordinates all news efforts for special events and in some cases, supports the events director as needed.

EDUCATION AND SKILLS:
*Bachelor’s degree; Communications, Journalism, English degree a plus
*2-4 years’ experience in a corporate communications environment; agency experience a plus
*Strong technical verbal, written, interpersonal communication and organizational skills
*Ability to travel up to 40%
*Ability to interact with executive levels
*Knowledge of social media platforms/programs required
*Strong PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and Excel skills required

WITH A CAREER WITH HMSHOST YOU REALLY BENEFIT!
*401(k) retirement savings plan
*Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, disability, and life insurance
*Flexible spending accounts for health and daycare expenses
*Medical, dental and life insurance for family members
*Paid vacation
*Credit union membership
*Discounts on vision wear
*and much more!

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES, PLEASE APPLY ONLINE:
https://hmshost.taleo.net/careersection/corp_hms/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=304210
EOE M/F/D/V A Drug-Free Environment
*Pre-employment drug screenings and background checks will be performed on all candidates. Additional pre-employment testing based on brand requirements may apply.
www.hmshost.com/careers

29.) Marketing Communications Specialist, Sonoco Products Company, Hartsville, SC
http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/jobseeker/job/10617685

*** From Bill Seiberlich:

30.) Digital Marketing Coordinator, Greater Delaware Valley Chapter of the National MS Society, Philadelphia, PA

The Greater Delaware Valley Chapter of the National MS Society, located in Philadelphia, is seeking a Digital Marketing Coordinator. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing Web support to internal and external customers, making the chapter more effective in its use of technology and, ultimately, helping us get closer to our goal of creating a world free of MS.

This full-time position with benefits is ideal for someone with HTML and Web design experience plus strong verbal and written communication skills. Interested individuals must be able to adhere to deadlines, multitask and enjoy a busy team environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

– Manage the content, design, function and growth of all the chapter’s websites (including the main Chapter site and various fundraising sites).

– Coordinate and manage production and distribution of all chapter e-newsletters and e-mail campaigns.

– Develop and maintain thorough understanding of the MS Society’s Convio tool and website Content Management System.

– Ensure all chapter areas are represented well on the Web.

– Implement all e-marketing efforts for the chapter.

– Monitor e-mail traffic and social media communications (Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, etc.)

– Monitor and coordinate project schedule for marketing plans, cross-functional deliverables and timeline checkpoints, rollout and communication.

– Assist with writing and editing

QUALIFICATIONS

– Associates Degree – Bachelors preferred.

– Experience with online/e-mail marketing, Content Management System (CMS) management and donor relationship management tools.

– Proficiency in HTML and Microsoft Office applications – Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

– Demonstrated abilities in setting priorities, and in working both independently and with other toward the accomplishment of goals.

– Proven abilities in multi-tasking and problem-solving (problem identification and resolution).

– Flexibility to handle continually changing priorities and demands.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Contact: Résumés will only be accepted by e-mail, resumes@pae.nmss.org. Please include salary requirements.

*** From Korey Hartwich:

31.) Strategic Communicators, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), various

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) from time to time hires dedicated and creative strategic communications professionals to help design and implement communications strategies for our union organizing and other campaigns around the country. To be considered w, please see below.

AFSCME is the nation’s largest public service labor union and a leader in the fight for social and economic change. All across the country we’re fighting for dignity and respect for the people who do the toughest jobs in America.

Responsibilities may include:
• Preparing materials for speeches, flyers, leaflets, and online communications.
• Working with members to effectively advocate for themselves and the public services they provide.
• Supporting other activities carried out by the campaign.

Qualifications:
• Strong written and interpersonal communication skills.
• Experience creating content for print and/or electronic media, social networks and/or blogs, radio, video, direct mail.
• Political, labor, student or community organizing experience.
• Some knowledge of labor and media relations.
• Strong MS Office Suite and basic graphic design (InDesign or Quark) experience preferred.
• Ability to work long and irregular hours including weekends.
• Valid driver’s license.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Women, people of color and LGBT people are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, email a résumé and cover letter detailing why you want to work in the labor movement to rpanciera@afscme.org

32.) Graphic Artist and Web Editor, AFSCME Maryland, Baltimore, Md.

Salary Range: Salary starts in the mid-$40,000s with excellent benefits

AFSCME MD represents over 30,000 workers and is the fastest growing union in MD. We are committed to building a stronger union with an active membership that continues to fight in the workplace and at the legislature for dignity, respect and a fair standard of living for all state workers.
We have an opening for a graphic artist and web editor based in Baltimore.
Responsibilities:
• Support the development and implementation of innovative communications strategies to support AFSCME Maryland’s priority campaigns and initiatives.
• Plan and implement improvements to the union’s website that will increase the ability to communicate timely information and action alerts to members and allies.
• Produce and edit videos that will promote AFSCME MD’s mission and our commitment to the communities we serve.
• Assist in the development and implementation of social networking platforms.
• Design high impact newsletters, leaflets, posters, ads, and other material.
• Expand the union’s text messaging and email communications network.
Requirements:
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to create compelling web content and experience managing a website.
• Ability to create videos from concept to finished product including scripting, production and editing.
• Proficiency with Word Press, Quark, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe PhotoShop software.
• Proficiency in utilizing new media such as blogging, Twitter and Facebook.
• Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work in a high pressure environment.
• Commitment to working for social justice.
• Willingness to work long and irregular hours with some weekend work required.

How to Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to rpanciera@afscme.org.

33.) New Media Outreach Specialist, AFSCME New Media and Rapid Response unit, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Washington, DC
http://www.afscme.org/union/employment/new-media-outreach-specialist

34.) Internal Communications Channel Manager (1 year fixed term contract), LV=, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK
http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=3456036

35.) Managing Editor, True North Custom Media, Chattanooga, Tennessee
http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Managing-Editor/133844.html

*** From Kristen Walter:

Hi Ned:

I hope you’re doing well. We have a position I’d love if you would post on JOTW next week.

Thanks very much!

Kristen

36.) Public Relations Project Manager, National 4-H Council, Chevy Chase, MD

4-H is a community of six million young people across America learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. National 4-H Council is the private sector, non-profit partner of National 4-H Headquarters (within USDA).

National 4-H Council is searching for a PR Manager with 6 to 8 years of professional PR experience to serve as an integral member of its in-house Marketing & Communications Team. This person will be responsible for managing the planning, coordination and execution of 4-H public relations outreach to further the 4-H brand and promote 4-H donors/sponsors.

Responsibilities:
• Oversee a wide variety of public relations projects that effectively promote 4-H partner programs and create consistency around the 4-H brand.
• Implement strong writing skills to develop written communications materials from newsletter articles and press releases to fact sheets and Web copy.
• Distribute press materials and proactively pitch the media to promote the efforts of National 4-H Council, state 4-H programs and individual member projects.
• Develop PR plans and assist with the development of donor proposals.
• Edit and proofread copy for grammar, style, organization and consistency.
• Manage logistics and planning for press and internal events both local and at remote locations.
• Further develop and manage the team’s relationships with key stakeholders in Resource Development and the Executive office to create a seamless partnership while executing on shared project goals.
• Manage and mentor junior PR staff as they work, learn and grow at 4-H.
• Consult with vendors as necessary and manage all vendor costs.
• Adhere to organizational policies and procedures as described in National 4-H Council’s Associates Handbook and elsewhere.
• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Experience: Six to eight years of experience in public relations. Significant experience and success in project management, PR writing, and media relations are required. PR agency experience is preferred.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in English, journalism, communications or a related field.
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to work quickly and accurately under deadline in a very fast-paced office.
• Ability to set and manage multiple priorities at one time.
• Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills.
• Ability to translate a large volume of information into clear, concise, user-oriented language.
• Basic knowledge of fiscal and accounting principles and practices.
• Experience working effectively in a team/shared leadership environment.
• Experience in developing and maintaining effective, dynamic relationships with the media.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills and a positive outlook is a must.

Environmental and Working Conditions:
Internally controlled working environment; some travel required.

Submit a resume and cover letter to 4hmarketing@fourhcouncil.edu

37.) Director, Corporate Communications – Human Resources, Depository Trust & Clearing, New York, NY http://www.job.com/my.job/jobdisplay/page=jobview/pt=2/key=132201225/

*** From Deborah Bolding:

Hi Ned:

Following is a communications job posting for the JOTW newsletter. Many thanks!

Debbie

Deborah Godbee Bolding
Global Public Relations, OTC Wellness & Skin Health
GSK Consumer Healthcare
GlaParsippany, NJ

38.) Global Internal Engagement Manager, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Parsippany, New Jersey

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare seeks a dynamic, quick-thinking, fast-moving, multifaceted communications professional to join its global internal engagement team for a 9 to 12 month contract assignment in our Parsippany, New Jersey office (no relocation provided). Your role is to develop and execute a world-class, comprehensive and integrated global communications strategy to support a key aspect of our business transformation. You will be responsible for driving consistent and coordinated communications around the transformation, ensuring leadership visibility as well as strong links to all parts of the business. This role requires:
• A high level of credibility, and strong interpersonal skills, in order to champion the role of communications and engagement with senior stakeholders and all employees across the business unit
• A solid understanding of simple and compelling employee communications, strategic communications planning, use of different channels, and change management
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills, solid event planning experience and strong project management skills
• A self-starter, with the ability to work autonomously, as our environment is dynamic and fast moving, with fluctuating and changing demands
• Ability to produce and finalise high quality work and meet tight regular deadlines on an ongoing basis
• Sound judgment, ability to inspire trust and influence senior leaders, high personal accountability and a sense of urgency are absolute musts
• FMCG communications experience a definite plus

This contract position is based in Parsippany, New Jersey. No relocation provided. Please submit your resume and your 3 best writing samples showcasing simple and compelling employee communications to: Debra.X.Leisey@gsk.com.

*** From Todd Bernhardt:

39.) Online Communications Officer, Grameen Foundation, Washington, DC, or Seattle, WA

Grameen Foundation is seeking an Online Communications Officer who is a creative thinker and a self-starter with a passion for developing new ideas and driving them through to implementation. The successful candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment, manage and constantly enhance Grameen Foundation’s website and online presence, develop and/or support communications outreach initiatives, work to build our email list and support online fundraising. Apply at http://www.grameenfoundation.org/online-communications-officer.

*** From Jeff Carrigan

40.) Account Manager, Rhea + Kaiser Marketing Communications, Naperville, IL
http://ow.ly/ct7Yi

41.) Web Producer, American Society for Quality, Milwaukee, WI
http://ow.ly/cr5zN

42.) Social Media Account Executive, Sterling Kilgore, Downers Grove, IL
http://ow.ly/cr0Hi

43.) Assistant Marketing Manager, Briggs & Stratton Corporation, Wauwatosa, WI
http://ow.ly/cradn

44.) Entry-Level Public Relations Professional, Mueller Communications, Milwaukee, WI
http://ow.ly/couN9

*** JOTW Weekly alternative selections:

45.) Pedicab Driver, North West Pedicab LLC, Portland, OR

Wanted: Pedicab Drivers for a new start up.

North West Pedicab seeks self motivated individuals as independent contractors.
– Begin working immediately
– Set your own hours and fares
– Full time or part-time
– You decide when and where you work
– Pedicabs are fun and easy to ride

www.northwestpedicab.com

Requirements:
State issued driver’s license
Must apply for a pedicab permit here: http://www.portlandonline.com/auditor/index.cfm?a=254374&c=28593

How to Apply
Please call (971) 263-3313 or email Info@northwestpedicab.com

http://bikeportland.org/2012/07/18/job-pedicab-driver-north-west-pedicab-llc-74897

*** From Mark Sofman:

46.) Meter Reader I, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Laurel, MD
http://bit.ly/Lxatco

47.) Beginning Drinking Water Presenter, Black Hawk College, East Moline, IL
http://bit.ly/LxaAoi

48.) Cheese Specialist, Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc., Palatine, IL
http://bit.ly/LxaGfJ

49.) Ice Cream Scooper (seasonal), Tillamook Visitors Center, Tillamook, OR
http://bit.ly/LxaUDJ

50.) Apprentice Brewer, North American Breweries, Berkeley, CA
http://bit.ly/LxbeST

*** Weekly Piracy Report:

18.07.2012: 2040 UTC: Posn: 19:49S – 034:50E, Beira Port, Mozambique.
Robbers boarded a container vessel at berth, stole ship’s stores and escaped unnoticed. Master informed port authorities and local agent. All crew safe.

17.07.2012: 0300 LT: Posn: 01:43.07N-101:27.72E, Dumai Anchorage, Indonesia.
Seven robbers armed with knives boarded a bulk carrier at anchor. They threatened the crew with knives, broke the pad locks to three stores and attempted to steal ship property. Alarm raised, crew mustered and authorities informed. On noticing the crew alertness the robbers escaped empty handed. All crew safe.

17.07.2012: 0145 UTC: Posn: 06:17.3N – 002:28.1E, Around 1nm off fairway buoy, Cotonou Anchorage, Benin.
Two robbers armed with guns boarded an anchored bulk carrier. They entered Master’s cabin and stole ship’s cash and escaped in a fast small wooden boat. No injuries to crew. Incident reported to authorities who arrived onboard to investigate.

15.07.2012: 0355 UTC: Posn: 09:13.9N – 013:47.4W, Around 22nm SSW of Conakry, Guinea.
Seven pirates armed with guns and knives boarded a drifting container ship awaiting berthing instructions. They entered the bridge, took hostage the 2/O and C/O and tied their hands behind their backs. Two pirates took the 2/O and knocked on the Master’s cabin. As the Master opened the door, they slammed it into the Master’s face and then stole ship’s cash and crew personnel belongings. The pirates re-assembled on the bridge and took the crew members as hostage until they disembarked into their waiting boat. Port control and ships in the vicinity have been informed.

25.06.2012: 0110 UTC: Posn: 05:32.5N – 003:32.0E, 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 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: 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: 0306 LT: Posn: 02:33.7S – 080:06.3W, Around 25nm SW of Guayaquil, Ecuador.
About 5-6 robbers in two speed boats approached and boarded a container ship underway using hooks attached with ropes and monkey ladders. Master raised alarm, crew mustered, armed themselves with crowbars and proceeded to the robbers boarding area. 3/O noticed that one of the robbers was armed with a gun and the Master immediately ordered all crewmembers to retreat back to the accommodation and lock all the doors. The robbers 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 robbers boats were full of stolen items, they jumped back into their boats and moved away. Due to the darkness and distance the Master was unable to determine if the robbers stole cargo from the containers or ship stores.

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.

*** Ball cap of the week: Amangamek Wipit Lodge 470 – Order of the Arrow – National Capital Area Council

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