JOTW 05-2013


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IABC 2013 World Conference

Hilton New York, New York City

23—26 June 2013

IABC’s 2013 World Conference brings fresh, cutting-edge speakers from around the world and the latest in best practices to the bright lights of The Big Apple.

http://wc.iabc.com/

 

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JOTW 05-2013

February 4, 2013

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This is JOTW newsletter number 953

 

“If you are going through hell, keep going.”

― Winston Churchill

 

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

― Thomas A. Edison

 

***  Welcome to the JOTW network.

 

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Ned Lundquist, ABC

Publisher and editor

The Job of the Week

 

***  To post a job, just send the position, organization and location with a link or contact info for follow-up or replying to Ned at lundquist989@cs,ciom.  Posting a job is free.  Jobs will be sent out in the free weekly newsletter, which usually comes out on Mondays for free.  The newsletter, with all of these great employment opportunities, is then posted for free at www.nedsjotw.com, which is a free website.  Recruiters can submit up to three jobs for free.  Each job listing may be posted once in the newsletter for free. Did I mention that all this is free?

 

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***  Can’t Wait:

 

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***  Top Jobs:  Stand above the rest.  Your job can be right here, at the top of the weekly JOTW newsletter.  Top job placement costs $100 per job per week.  To be on top, contact Ned at lundquist989@cs.com.

 

***  This week’s Top Job:

 

A Special JOTW Can’t Wait posting from Alpha Natural Resources

 

Director – Media Relations, Alpha Natural Resources, Bristol VA USA

 

See below

 

***  If you find out about a job opportunity in communications, send it to me (lundquist989@cs.com), and I’ll share it with the JOTW network.

 

You are among 10,859 subscribers in this community of communicators.  While this number is about 800 subscribers less than where we were before the “troubles,” I think we now have a good list that accurately reflects the membership of the JOTW network.  Thank you for staying with me.
***  The JOTW network is built upon cooperative principles.  Share, and reap the benefits.  And it feels good to help others.  I call it selfish altruism.  But this also means you need to contribute.

 

***  The general JOTW policy is to submit three listings per corporate recruiter or executive search firm submission.  If you have more than three listings, I suggest sending out a Can’t Wait posting.

 

***  In this issue:

 

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

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch

 

1.)  Director – Media Relations, Alpha Natural Resources, Bristol VA USA

2.)  Marketing & Communications Intern, GoodWeave USA, Washington, DC

3.)  PR & Corporate Communications Manager, Veracode, Burlington, MA

4.)  Public Relations Manager, Community Coffee, Baton Rouge, LA

5.)  PR and Corporate Communications Manager, Veracode, Inc., Burlington, MA

6.)  Communications Manager, Source Gas, Golden, CO

7.)  Corporate Marketing Communications Manager, Rite-Hite,  Milwaukee, WI

8.)  Public Relations Manager, Morrison & Foerster, New York, NY

9.)  Digital Marketing Manager, SPI, the Plastics Industry Trade Association, Washington, DC

10.)  Senior Account Supervisor, Consumer Marketing, Hill + Knowlton, New York, NY

 

11.)  Program Communications Manager, amfAR The Foundation for AIDS Research, New York, NY,

12.)  Digital Marketing Manager, Gold’s Gym, Irving, TX

13.)  Marketing Communication Specialist, Norix Group, Inc., West Chicago, Illinois

14.)  Director, Global Nutrition and Scientific Affairs Business Partner Corporate Communications, Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, Michigan

15.)  Photography and Communications Intern – Winter, Building Goodness Foundation, Charlottesville, VA

16.)  Corporate Communications Officer, BAE Systems, Springfield, VA

17.)  Corporate Communications Writer, The Cadmus Group, Arlington, VA

18.)  Olympic Reporter, The Gazette. Colorado Springs, Colorado

19.)  DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF CITY COMMUNICATIONS, City of Kansas City, Missouri, Kansas City, MO

20.)  Director of Communications, City of Somerville, Somerville, MA

 

21.)  Public Relations Specialist – Office of Housing and Community Development, City of Philadelphia; Philadelphia, PA

22.)  Public Affairs Specialist, John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Cleveland, OH

23.)  Internal Web Editor, DAU, URS Federal, Fort Belvoir, VA

24.)  Chair of the Department of Communication and Media Studies, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK

25.)  COMMUNICATIONS / PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR – President’s Office, Tufts University – Medford, Medford, MA

26.)  Visiting Professor of Journalism, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, WI

27.)  Internal Communications Specialist Job, Epsilon, Wakefield, MA

28.)  Marketing Analyst, MMB, Boston, Massachusetts

29.)  Division Communications Manager, ATK Armament Systems, Independence, MO

30.)  Senior Audio Visual Specialist, MCR, Quantico, VA

 

31.)  Communications Director, Zurich, Overland Park, KS

32.)  Sr. Director, Communications, Chicago Fire Soccer, Bridgeview, Illinois

33.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Jostens, Minneapolis, MN

34.)  Manager Professional Marketing Communication, Philips, Bothell, WA

35.)  Marketing Data Analyst, Rally Marketing Group, Seattle, Washington

36.)  Public Relations Account Supervisor or Sr Account Executive, PR agency, Boston, Mass.

37.)  Internal Corporate Communications Lead For Sap Ocm, Jtask, Gloucester, MA

38.)  Account Supervisor, Carling Communications, San Diego, California

39.)  Associate Communications Manager, Association Headquarters, Inc., Mount Laurel, NJ

40.)  Communications Representative, Information Systems & Global Solutions-Defense (IS&GS-Defense), LMCO, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

 

41.)  Sr. Communications Specialist – External Generalist, Exelon, Philadelphia, PA

42.)  Senior Staff Marketing Communications Representative, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Littleton, CO

43.)  Assistant Negotiations Specialist, Mullen, Boston, Massachusetts

44.)  Senior Director, Communications, Marketing and Membership, American College of Rheumatology, Atlanta, Georgia

45.)  Public Relations Manager, TV Guide Magazine, New York, New York

46.)  Junior Copywriter, Hiebing, Madison, Wisconsin

47.)  Communications Specialist (m/f), Emerson Electric Co., Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, German

48.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Emerson Electric Co., Beijing, China

49.)  Corporate Communications Coordinator / Officer, Emerson Electric Co., Hong Kong

50.)  Online Marketing Executive, Distinguished Vineyards and Wine Partners, Dundee, Oregon

 

51.)  Public Affairs Officer, Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue, Tigard, OR

52.)  Marketing & Communications Manager, Vancouver USA Regional Tourism Office, Vancouver, WA

53.)  PR & Social Media Manager, Alterna Haircare, New York, New York

54.)  Communications Coordinator, Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life, Washington, DC

55.)  Writing Specialist, Center for Community Change, Washington, DC

56.)  Deputy Chief Ops & Maintenance, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Washington, DC

59.)  Protective Security Specialist / Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate (Iraq), Triple Canopy, Reston, VA

60.)  Cagewash Technician, Randstad, Billerica, MA

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report

 

…and more!  Scroll down and see them all!

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch:

 

CORRECTION: The contact information for Barbara Bickel, freelance writer, whose One Paragraph Pitch (OPP) was published on January 28, was inadvertently omitted. We are running her OPP again today with her contact information at the end.

Barbara Bickel, a freelance writer with 20 years’ experience based in Fort Lauderdale, provides content writing services to a diverse range of businesses across the country and around the world, from medical devices and pharmaceutical to high tech and professional services, such as legal and real estate. Her clients include blue-chip corporations like Johnson & Johnson EMEA, IBM and American Express to nonprofit organizations like the American Trauma Society and the American Parkinsons Disease Association to small, entrepreneurial companies like Raindance Records. She also writes for all the major PR agencies, including Burson-Marsteller, Ogilvy PR, Hill & Knowlton, Fleishman-Hillard, Edelman PR and Ketchum. Barbara can write anything, from websites, articles and brochures to speeches, Op-eds and newsletters. In fact, there is nothing she cannot write. She communicates the client’s message with clarity and conviction and brings focus and organization to her projects.Her writing about complex topics is lucid and coherent. She has an uncanny ability to digest complicated information and data, and produce two absolute essentials of writing—crafting copy that is readily accessible to the target audience, whether that be business people, professionals or consumers, and achieve an outcome; in other words, her copy sells, persuades or informs to accomplish the objective of the assignment.

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL  Office: 954-765-3555 Mobile: 305-215-2121  Email: barbara@bbickel.com URL: www.businessfreelancewriter.com

 

***  Sonja Johnson’s Hospitality and Event Planning Newsletter is back:

http://www.nedsjotw.com/2013/02/04/hospitality-event-planning-network-hepn-3-february-2013/

 

***  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 a very short waiting list.  Submit yours today!

 

***  IABC 2013 World Conference

 

Hilton New York, New York City

23—26 June 2013

Register Now

IABC’s 2013 World Conference brings fresh, cutting-edge speakers from around the world and the latest in best practices to the bright lights of The Big Apple. And if you register by 31 January you can take advantage of our ultimate savings rate!

 

http://wc.iabc.com/

 

***  IABC launches redesigned 2013 Gold Quill Awards program

http://gq.iabc.com/info/

 

***  4th National Summit on Strategic Communications

April 22-23, 2013

Washington Plaza Hotel

Washington DC

www.strategicsummit.com

 

***  Earn your Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication

Offered through Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies, the Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication provides you with the skills necessary to develop, manage, and deliver global communications.

http://pages.northeastern.edu/13MSCOCJOTWO.html

 

***  Stand Out

 

A new section of Ned’s JOTW website called “Stand Out” is available for those who want to stand out in job searches compared to the competition. Go to http://www.nedsjotw.com/jotw/stand-out/ and look around. New content will be added every week as a free service to everyone who visits Ned’s JOTW website. “Stand Out” is researched and written by Woody Goulart. Since 1996, he’s been a trusted authority on coaching people and organizations on best practices for using the Internet to reach target audiences.

 

***  11th Annual Maritime Homeland Security Summit

 

April 29 – May 01, 2013 – Baltimore, Maryland, United States

 

The Latest in Maritime Domain Awareness and Security

 

http://www.maritimehssummit.com/

 

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***  IABC Heritage Region Conference 2013 Call for Speakers

 

IABC Heritage Region is currently seeking speakers for the 2013 Regional Conference October 13 – 15 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  The conference will consist of approximately twenty 75-minute breakout sessions and in-depth 3-hour sessions on key topics affecting today’s business communicators. It is anticipated the conference will draw close to 250 communicators from the Northeast and Midwest United States.

 

DOWNLOAD the Request for Proposals for anyone interested in making a presentation at the 2013 IABC Heritage Region Conference.

 

Potential speakers must submit the completed form by February 19, 2013. Highly interactive sessions and case studies are in great demand by our audience, therefore proposals that focus on either of these topics may increase the likelihood of being selected for a speaking slot.

 

For more information about the speaker RFP, please contact Mara Samuels, 2013 Heritage Region Conference Speaker Committee Chair, at iabchrspeakers@gmail.com.

http://heritageregion.iabc.com/2013/01/04/iabc-heritage-region-conference-2013-call-for-speakers/

 

***  Join the JOTW Facebook community (it used to have 1,000-plus subscribers until Facebook did whatever they did to bring it all back to the starting line:

 

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***  FEBRUARY is Worldwide IABC New Members Month!

 

It’s the month for valentines, so here’s our valentine to new and lapsed IABC members. For each new or lapsed member who joins or re-joins IABC during February, we will waive the usual application fee of US$40/CDN$40/AUS$40/€30. Deadline is 28 February 2013 to qualify.

This does not apply to renewing members, students or transitional members who never have to pay the application fee.

 

https://secure.iabc.com/join/

 

https://secure.iabc.com/renew/

 

***  Let’s get to the jobs:

 

***  TOP JOB!  A Special JOTW Can’t Wait posting from Ted Pile at Alpha Natural Resources:

 

1.)  Director – Media Relations, Alpha Natural Resources, Bristol VA USA

 

About Alpha Natural Resources

 

With $7.1 billion in total revenue in 2011, Alpha Natural Resources ranks as America’s third-largest coal producer by revenue and third-largest by production. Alpha is the nation’s largest supplier of metallurgical coal used in the steel-making process and is a major supplier of thermal coal to electric utilities and manufacturing industries. In 2011, the company had more than 200 customers on five continents. More information about Alpha can be found on the company’s Web site at www.alphanr.com

 

Job Summary:

Responsible for leading the planning and execution of external communications and public relations, media relations, and issues tracking for Alpha. The Director of Media Relations will cultivate and sustain relationships with national, regional, local, trade and specialty media. This individual will proactively identify and pursue news stories that demonstrate Alpha’s business vision and leadership attributes in the coal industry, and the company’s commitment to sound environmental practices and occupational safety, as well as other topics that advance its relationships with key stakeholders. Working in partnership with Alpha leadership, and working closely with the VP of Corporate Communications and Alpha’s PR agency of record, the director will regularly strategize, develop and execute proactive and reactive media engagement activities with top-tier consumer media and trade media as well as important regional and local outlets. The director will serve as a company spokesperson. In addition, this individual will explore public relations opportunities for Alpha by leveraging social media channels, and will produce other executive communications such as presentations, speeches, op eds, letters and blog posts as required.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

• Leads all media relations activities for Alpha involving mainstream and trade media

• Manages ongoing relationships and interactions with reporters and serve as the principal company spokesperson

• Provides strategic communications counsel for Alpha leadership around sensitive issues and advise how to handle news coverage

• Anticipates, tracks and responds to emerging issues that have a direct impact on the business and the overall reputation of Alpha

• Leads Alpha’s corporate risk communications committee and prepares for impending issues as needed including development of talking points, press statements and positions

• Administers crisis communications plan and communications team protocol

• Administers Alpha’s media training program, managing outside resources to prepare select management and subject matter experts for interactions with the media

• Counsels business units on handling local and regional media issues

• Partners closely with industry organizations, as well as internal colleagues (e.g., investor relations, government affairs, legal, human resources), to ensure alignment of messaging and coordination of processes for timely, consistent and compelling communication to all stakeholders

• Manages drafting, approval and dissemination of all nonfinancial news releases, with assistance from outside wire service and outside agency support. Maintain updated media lists.

• Manages Alpha’s PR firm of record and other external vendors and oversee media monitoring/analysis/distribution

• Manages and develops content and interaction for external-facing digital properties (e.g., alphanr.com; Facebook; Twitter; YouTube; LinkedIn)

• Produces executive speeches, presentations, papers, op-eds, and other executive communications as needed

• Assists with other departmental projects and events as needed

Job Requirements :

• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, mass communications, public relations or related field

• Minimum of 7 years of relevant corporate communications experience, as well as demonstrated “hands-on” expertise in media relations and in developing and successfully managing a comprehensive external communications program (both proactive and reactive)

 

• Ability to think on feet and orally communicate in a concise yet persuasive manner

• Excellent writing and editing skills and ability to present complex information in an interesting and compelling way

• Demonstrated creativity and initiative working with internal partners to identify opportunities to generate favorable news coverage

• Clip file of on-the-record spokesperson examples

• Demonstrated ability to provide strategic communications council across a wide range of management levels and across divisions/departments

• Demonstrated ability to build ongoing relationships with key reporters and place stories in key media outlets

• Excellent interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team-focused environment and mentor/manage junior associates

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and basic social media platforms

• Sound business judgment, highest integrity and a commitment to quality and accuracy

• Willingness to develop a social media profile on behalf of Alpha

• Strong desire and demonstrated self-initiative to take on new responsibilities and accountabilities that help further career progression

 

General Job Requirements:

• Works with integrity and ethics and maintains confidentiality

• Demonstrates the necessary energy and initiative to successfully complete job duties as summarized and defined, and assume new responsibilities and accountabilities

• Exhibits outstanding interpersonal skills to work in and promotes a team oriented atmosphere

• Responds in a timely manner to internal and external requests with a high commitment to prompt and courteous customer service

• Listens objectively to others’ views and be open to change, new ideas and different perspectives

• Uses time efficiently and set goals and objectives

• Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and look for ways to improve and promote quality

• Demonstrates initiative and creativity

• Manages and prioritizes multiple simultaneous projects with overlapping schedules and deadlines

 

To submit your resumé: https://alphanr.tms.hrdepartment.com/jobs/446/Director-Media-RelationsBristol-VA

 

***  From Terri Kaufman

 

Hi, Ned:

 

Would you please post this job ad for a communications intern in the next JOTW?  Also, I have a

lovely jute bag printed with the GoodWeave logo to send you as a “thank you,” if you will send me a mailing address (sorry, we’re all out of XL coffee mugs).

 

Best,

Terri

 

Terri Kaufman

Director of Marketing and Communications

GoodWeave USA

Washington, DC

 

2.)  Marketing & Communications Intern, GoodWeave USA, Washington, DC

 

The international nonprofit GoodWeave (www.GoodWeave.org) works to end child labor in the rug industry and offer educational opportunities to children in weaving communities. GoodWeave uses a market-based model to achieve its child-labor-free goals by licensing rug importers in the U.S. and Europe and their exporters in South Asia who commit to the GoodWeave standard. The GoodWeave label is the best assurance that no children were exploited in the making of a rug.

 

Duration:         Spring Semester 2013 (1 intern); Summer 2013 (1 intern)

Payment:          Unpaid (student practicum), with transportation stipend

Job Description

 

The Communications Intern will assist GoodWeave staff in implementing an ongoing national consumer awareness campaign, One in a Million, through tasks that support media placements of print public service announcements (PSAs), outreach to press, event support, stakeholder support and materials development. Intern will be mentored and have the opportunity to develop marketing and media generalist skills applicable in the work force.

 

Specific tasks, depending on intern’s time commitment, may include:

 

–        Developing media contact lists from an online database and tracking media placements

–        Creating and implementing social media engagement opportunities and actions

–        Working with the website, photo files, video and other digital content

–        Supporting logistics for events

–        Writing and researching

–        Assisting Communications Director and staff with administrative tasks

–        Performing independent projects in alignment with the skills and interests of intern

 

Qualifications

 

–        Excellent spoken and written communications skills (required)

–        Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Adobe Acrobat (required)

–        Excellent online research skills and ability to comprehend information and discern its relevance

–        Experience with databases (we use FileMaker Pro)

–        Familiarity with Web 2.0 communications tools and platforms

–        Experience with basic HTML preferred

–        Experience with print layout and design software, video editing software and/or general web development a plus

 

Must be enrolled or have just completed Public Relations/Media/Communications/Journalism undergraduate or graduate level program (must be at least an undergraduate junior)

 

Candidate should thrive in an autonomous, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. GoodWeave’s nonprofit-business model requires business-oriented staff.

 

Contact:

 

To apply, please email resume and cover letter highlighting your skills, interest and relevant experience to personnel@goodweave.org.

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

3.)  PR & Corporate Communications Manager, Veracode, Burlington, MA

http://bit.ly/XNt60L

 

4.)  Public Relations Manager, Community Coffee, Baton Rouge, LA

http://bit.ly/XNt8Wq

 

5.)  PR and Corporate Communications Manager, Veracode, Inc., Burlington, MA

http://bit.ly/XJPHLw

 

6.)  Communications Manager, Source Gas, Golden, CO

http://bit.ly/XJPJD7

 

7.)  Corporate Marketing Communications Manager, Rite-Hite,  Milwaukee, WI

http://bit.ly/XJQ1d8

 

8.)  Public Relations Manager, Morrison & Foerster, New York, NY

http://bit.ly/XJQ8Wh

 

9.)  Digital Marketing Manager, SPI, the Plastics Industry Trade Association, Washington, DC

http://bit.ly/WA2aDe

 

***  From Kris Kelly:

 

10.)  Senior Account Supervisor, Consumer Marketing, Hill + Knowlton, New York, NY

https://hoojobs.com/job/1321/

 

11.)  Program Communications Manager, amfAR The Foundation for AIDS Research, New York, NY, https://hoojobs.com/job/1317/

 

12.)  Digital Marketing Manager, Gold’s Gym, Irving, TX

https://hoojobs.com/job/1307/

13.)  Marketing Communication Specialist, Norix Group, Inc., West Chicago, Illinois

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Marketing-Communication-Specialist/140341.html

 

14.)  Director, Global Nutrition and Scientific Affairs Business Partner Corporate Communications, Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, Michigan

https://kelloggs.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=47464

 

15.)  Photography and Communications Intern – Winter, Building Goodness Foundation, Charlottesville, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=33142572

 

16.)  Corporate Communications Officer, BAE Systems, Springfield, VA

 

A Government office providing deployment and military support requires a Corporate Communications Officer to quantitatively and qualitatively improve communication with and collaboration between agency employees working worldwide through contractor support to existing communications programs and offices. The position will assist the government customer with implementing strategies designed to inform, engage and influence both internal and external stakeholders.

 

The Corporate Communications Officer will support the Office Director with communications and other front office requirements. Responsiblities include: Develop and implement internal and external communications. Proactively identify and implement marketing strategies. Research, write, edit, and publish communications products (e.g., print, web, electronic, briefings). Provide direction to graphic designers, briefing developers, photographers, illustrators and other required staff. Prepare material for internal publication. Manage and monitor production schedules. Develop new communication methods to reach target audiences. Support senior leaders by writing speeches, talking points, video scripts, briefings, and other communications products as necessary.

 

Required Education:

Required Experience:

Required Skills:

Ideal candidate will have 7-9 years of experience with corporate communications and strategic communications planning. Must have experience with developing talking points and translating customer requirements into final communications products. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work with senior officials on the development of strategic communications plans.Preferred Skills:

Basic to detailed knowledge understanding of the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community and their relationship with NGA. BS degree with Marketing, Communications, or related, major. Strategic marketing and project management experience to include experience writing successful business and internal marketing plans.

 

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 100,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

 

Information Solutions, based in Reston, Virginia, is among the 10 largest IT providers to the U.S. government, serving most of the federal defense and civilian marketplace. It provides network-centric command, control, computing, and intelligence (C3I) solutions; wideband networking radio systems; information systems for the U.S. intelligence community; geospatial information services; and information technology services. Leveraging its knowledge of signals and data derived from signals, Information Solutions has attained a market-leading position in advanced information technology research, intelligence analysis and production, and geospatial exploitation software.

 

People are the greatest asset in any Company …

 

BAE Systems is committed to a high performance culture and provides an environment that challenges our employees to be remarkable and obtain their full potential.

 

We are an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer that understands the value of diversity and its impact on a high performance culture.

 

http://seeker.dice.com/jobsearch/servlet/JobSearch?op=101&dockey=xml/9/7/9787896d6a92303bfd6f4f6ff4c28331

 

17.)  Corporate Communications Writer, The Cadmus Group, Arlington, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=33145192

 

18.)  Olympic Reporter, The Gazette. Colorado Springs, Colorado

 

The Gazette, the largest newsgathering force in the Colorado Springs region, is looking for an Olympic reporter.  This is the home of the Olympic Training Center and the U.S. Olympic Committee.  Ideal candidate has 3 to 5 years of previous reporter experience and can send us 5 to 7 samples of their work. This reporter should bring urgency, accuracy, multi-platform skills and a nose for news.   The right candidate must be adept at employing mobile technology to report news from the scene and to interact with the public in the process of gathering news.  Must publish on all platforms in timely way without preference. Please send your resume, cover letter and writing sample to jim.oconnell@gazette.com.  Please type ‘reporter’ in the subject line.  No phone calls please.  No relocation is available for this position.

 

http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1467174

 

19.)  DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF CITY COMMUNICATIONS, City of Kansas City, Missouri, Kansas City, MO

http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1465143

 

20.)  Director of Communications, City of Somerville, Somerville, MA

http://jobview.boston.monster.com/Director-of-Communications-Job-Somerville-MA-US-118910876.aspx

 

***  From Paul D. Chrystie:

 

For JOTW. Thank you!

Paul D. Chrystie
Director of Communications
Office of Housing and Community Development
City of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

 

21.)  Public Relations Specialist – Office of Housing and Community Development, City of Philadelphia; Philadelphia, PA

The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Housing and Community (OHCD) is the City’s housing policy agency.   OHCD is recruiting for a self-motivated, team-oriented and creative professional to perform public relations and communications work.  The employee in this position will work as part of a team in supporting all communications and public relations needs for three housing and community development agencies with approximately 200 total employees.

www.phila.gov/ohcd

22.)  Public Affairs Specialist, John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Cleveland, OH

https://my.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/336773100

 

23.)  Internal Web Editor, DAU, URS Federal, Fort Belvoir, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=118990619

 

24.)  Chair of the Department of Communication and Media Studies, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK

https://nsuok.peopleadmin.com/postings/1745\

 

25.)  COMMUNICATIONS / PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR – President’s Office, Tufts University – Medford, Medford, MA

http://jobview.boston.monster.com/COMMUNICATIONS-PROJECT-ADMINISTRATOR-President’s-Office-Job-Medford-MA-US-118954533.aspx

 

***  From Professor Sandy Ellis:

26.)  Visiting Professor of Journalism, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, WI

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is accepting applications for a Visiting Professor of Journalism (instructional academic staff). The position is a one-year appointment, starting fall semester 2013, with the possibility of an extension to a second year.

 

The Journalism Department is looking for a person with expertise in multimedia journalism who can teach in one or more of the following areas: print, broadcast or online journalism. A master’s degree, at least five years of professional experience, and evidence of university teaching experience are required. Courses the successful candidate may teach could include visual communication, mass communication, reporting and newswriting, and media management.

 

Submit materials (cover letter, CV or resume, a diversity statement describing experience with people of different ethnicities or cultures, unofficial graduate transcript, and the contact information for three references) via email to mary.foster@uwrf.edu. Include the heading “Visiting Journalism Professor” in the subject line.

 

27.)  Internal Communications Specialist Job, Epsilon, Wakefield, MA

http://jobview.boston.monster.com/Internal-Communications-Specialist-Job-Job-Wakefield-MA-US-118348846.aspx

 

28.)  Marketing Analyst, MMB, Boston, Massachusetts

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Marketing-Analyst/140622.html

 

29.)  Division Communications Manager, ATK Armament Systems, Independence, MO

 

Job ID: HLW20132901-26666

 

Description:

 

ATK Armament Systems (AS) is world’s largest supplier of small-caliber ammunition for the military, law enforcement and shooting sports markets. We are a leader in medium caliber systems, advanced propellants and energetics, and tactical systems.

 

Division Communications Manager

 

The ATK Division Communications Manager performs day-to-day, “hands-on” management and execution of external and internal communications activities supporting the priorities of the Small Caliber Systems division.

 

Reporting. The Communications Manager reports directly to the Vice President and General Manager for the Small Caliber Systems division. The Communications Manager works closely with the SCS division leadership team to drive communications initiatives aimed at achieving business goals and objectives. The Communications Manager reports functionally (dotted line) to the ATK Defense Group Communications Director, to ensure that communications plans, priorities and activities are coordinated, and align with the vision, mission, priorities and goals of the Defense Group and ATK Corporate.

 

Requirements. This position requires a well-rounded communications generalist with proven results in successfully applying effective external and internal communications solutions. The Communications Manager is expected to plan, manage and execute in fast-paced and complex environments involving multiple organizations, deadlines, conflicting priorities and simultaneous projects. Initiative, motivation to continually improve, collaboration and the ability to tactfully and professionally exert influence are key enablers of success. The position will be based in Independence, Missouri. Occasional travel to Corporate and other Defense Group division site locations and/or trade show venues is required.

 

Roles and Responsibilities.

 

A key focus of this position is to raise the visibility and awareness of the division’s programs/capabilities with customers, the industry and the media. This is accomplished through proactive planning and execution of external communications activities encompassing public relations, media relations, advertising, marketing communications and community outreach, as well as coordinating messaging, graphics, brand alignment and marketing collateral for domestic and international tradeshows. This focus will be executed in collaboration and cooperation with division Business Development leaders.

 

An equal focus is to develop and execute internal communications programs that effectively inform, align and engage employees in the workplace. This includes preparing and disseminating employee communications materials in support of business objectives, campaigns, events, workforce issues and crisis communications. Examples include, but are not limited to, leader messages, employee presentations, all hands meetings, internal articles, intranet content management, social media platforms and other internal communications vehicles. This focus will be executed in collaboration and cooperation with division Human Resources leaders.

 

Key responsibilities include:

– Research, plan, execute and measure activities encompassing public relations, media relations, internal communications, marketing communications, advertising, community relations and crisis communications.

– Coordinate responses to media inquiries, support media interviews and act as spokesperson when designated.

– Develop, edit and coordinate approvals for news releases, talking points, product data sheets, visual media products, internal stories, organizational announcements and presentations.

– Support planning, messaging, collateral development and brand alignment for campaigns, programs, tradeshows and events.

– Develop content and coordinate placement on internal and external websites, and social media platforms.

– Support crisis communications planning and response.

– Foster and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

 

Education: and Experience.

– Bachelor’s degree in Communications, PR, Journalism or related field.

– Minimum 8 years current and direct related experience in managing and executing external and internal communications programs.

– Experience in planning, executing and measuring effectiveness of communications programs and activities.

– Knowledge and experience in communications principles, theory, planning processes, execution tactics and a variety of communications platforms (e.g., print, digital, visual, verbal, social, etc).

– Outstanding writing, verbal communications, presentation and project management skills.

– Working knowledge of Associated Press style.

– Demonstrated expertise writing for web and print.

– Inclusive, team player with proven ability to collaborate and problem solve.

 

ATK has the people, strategy, agility, and products to thrive in a highly dynamic national security and space environment. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to a diverse workforce.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

M/F/V/D

 

http://www.atk-jobs.com/job/Independence-Division-Communications-Manager-Job-MO-64050/2402972/

 

30.)  Senior Audio Visual Specialist, MCR, Quantico, VA

 

MCR is the trusted leader in integrated program management solutions. For 35 years, we have provided objectivity, smart thinking and the highest levels of support to help our clients get the job done, and done right. Our vast experience and knowledgeable people are our greatest assets. Their subject matter expertise, commitment to excellence and the high quality of their work, combined with our full suite of services, allows our clients to accomplish their missions and support national priorities. Our corporate values are based on integrity, excellence, honesty, service and trust. It is through these values that we form long-term client partnerships, build expertise, and attract and retain talented employees. For more information about MCR, LLC career opportunities, please visit www.mcri.com.

 

Description of Duties:

 

Assist client IT and AV support teams in providing support to resolve IT and AV equipment issues.  The candidate will be the “first responder” to diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve student and staff IT and AV issues, to the extent client regulatory guidance allows.  Follow Government established procedures for submitting Help Desk Tickets and shall track issues to resolution.  Act as liaison for IT issues as organization Trusted Agent for burning CDs and moving classified data between domains, and as an expert in ensuring organizational compliance to all governing policies and instructions with regards to IT.  Assist in creating plans and documentation for the purpose of software application testing and implementation, such as System Security Plan (SSP).

 

Requirements for the Position:

•Associate’s Degree in an associated discipline, Bachelor’s degree desired.

•5 years minimum experience, military experience preferred.

•TS/SCI active clearance required.

 

Compensation

 

MCR, LLC’s compensation and benefits package is very competitive. It is designed to help employees meet varying needs throughout their careers and to reward employee’s skills, experience, and potential.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

MCR is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor. In addition, MCR participates in the DHS E-Verify program. M/F/V/D

 

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCRI&cws=1&rid=1416

 

31.)  Communications Director, Zurich, Overland Park, KS

https://www.ivyexec.com/professionals/search/job/0b813756/

 

32.)  Sr. Director, Communications, Chicago Fire Soccer, Bridgeview, Illinois

http://careers.prweekus.com/jobseeker/job/11987729/

 

33.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Jostens, Minneapolis, MN

https://careers.jostens.com/psp/erecruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=21178

 

***  From Tim Moore:

 

34.)  Manager Professional Marketing Communication, Philips, Bothell, WA

 

DESCRIPTION:

Serve as project lead on professional communications projects targeting dental professionals, aligning with the designated business contact, other specialists on the team, and the agency loop team.

Develops world-class educational toolkits and sales collateral and trade support based on in-depth knowledge of professional environment, customer needs and country/market needs.

Manages Professional trial/recommendation journey, achieving standout and preference with dental and healthcare professionals.

Brings innovation to development of professional materials.

Manages the creative agency and budget.  In a secondary level may develop digital materials, including assets for professional online deployment, and website content management.

Works directly with Professional Marketing Managers in markets to understand professional communications and trade requirements, in market.

Together with the team’s campaign managers, ensures integration between Professional and consumer communications materials.

Support claims integration into Professional materials, driving professional channel standout, with outstanding claims.

Develops cross-category and cross BG communications materials.

Adheres to FDA approval requirements – responsible for smooth transition of claims in all languages.

Works closely with COs to ensure timely delivery of materials that meet quality (adhere to FDA approval requirments0.

Uploads and manages Marcom Xchange for Professional materialsr) and cost requirements.

Optimizers and documents process related to campaign/material development, manages knowledge sharing, and adheres to and mangers the Red/Yellow Folder legal/advertising requirements per region/country

 

REQUIREMENTS:

• Min. 5 years of international marcom experience

• University level education

• Agency and client side communications experience

• Significant experience in professional marketing and campaign development

• Knowledge of relevant regulations regarding medical marketing

• Experience with marketing across channels (breadth)

• Background in B2Professional marketing

• Able to write and execute marketing briefs

• Understands Consumer Insights and VPH development,

• Understands Consumer Segmentation

• Strong communication skills

• Strong project management skills

• Work experience in multinational environment

• Proven brand champion

 

Please contact : tim.moore@philips.com for further detail

 

35.)  Marketing Data Analyst, Rally Marketing Group, Seattle, Washington

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Marketing-Data-Analyst/140614.html

 

***  From Scott White:

 

36.)  Public Relations Account Supervisor or Sr Account Executive, PR agency, Boston, Mass.

 

If you have PR agency experience and love working on consumer product launches, this could be the job for you. Our client is an established, independent Boston agency and they are looking to hire experienced PR agency people at the Senior Account Executives and Account Supervisor level. Why? Because of new client wins and organic growth. They have several practice areas but are specifically focused on adding to their consumer practice – think classic CPG products – food, beverage and home.

Highlights of the role:

  • Significant amount of client contact, regardless of level
  • Opportunity to launch a wide range of products, including      green, environmentally-friendly ones
  • Chance to work on truly integrated, national and highly      visible campaigns
  • Connect with national media contacts and reach out to leading      bloggers and thought leaders
  • Integrate social media tools where appropriate to promote      clients/products and/or engage customers and key constituents

The ideal candidate

  • Five or more years of experience from a public relations      agency
  • Experience promoting consumer products or services
  • A desire to take on more
  • Willing to do the work that needs to be done but has the drive      and passion to get more involved on a strategic level and be seen by      clients as a business advisor
  • Solid writing skills
  • A track record of success in pitching to media, especially      national media
  • Exemplary client service abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree

Resumes to scott@hireminds.com

37.)  Internal Corporate Communications Lead For Sap Ocm, Jtask, Gloucester, MA

http://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/Internal-Corporate-Communications-Lead-for-SAP-OCM-Greater-Boston-Ar/47de7038/

 

 

 

 

 

38.)  Account Supervisor, Carling Communications, San Diego, California

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Account-Supervisor/140189.html

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

39.)  Associate Communications Manager, Association Headquarters, Inc., Mount Laurel, NJ

Association Headquarters, Inc., a fast growing Association Management
Company (AMC), seeks a savvy communications professional with 4-6 years
marketing/public relations experience preferably in an agency,
non-profit or AMC environment to manage the communications efforts of a
wide variety of non-profit trade associations, and medical and
professional societies.

Description: This position is responsible for all aspects of internal
and external communications relations for multiple non-profit
association and professional society clients. The ideal candidate will
be an experienced and driven individual with the ability to multi-task
and work both on a team and lead his or her own client and projects.

Duties & Responsibilities:
– Writing strategic communications plans and proposals
– Proactive and functional PR-work including strategic pitching to
mainstream consumer, alternate, niche, specialty media including trade
and industry outlets
– Experience in all communications and strategies including print,
internet, broadcast, and social media
– Collaboration on promotions and event management
– Cooperation on all marketing planning include creative, social media
and new business development
– Cooperating with client partners on and offsite
– A basic understanding of the core components of complete marketing
plans
– Working within allocated budget and deadlines

Successful candidates must possess:
– Bachelors Degree in public relations or communications
– 4-6 years experience in marketing communications and public
relations, association and agency experience preferred
– Proven success in PR and marketing campaigns with verifiable
portfolio
– Exceptional writing, communication and event management skills
– Knowledge of media landscape with an emphasis in healthcare, events
and professional societies
– High level of communication, organization and computer skills
– Multimedia experience a plus
– Proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and to meet
deadlines
– Ability to work as a team leader and as a contributing team member
– Demonstrated adaptability, creativity and flexibility
– In addition to MS Office Suite, demonstrated knowledge utilizing
public relations tools and programs such as Cision, Vocus, PR Newswire,
NAPS and others.

Local residents (no relocation)

Contact: Interested candidates should e-mail cover letter, one writing
sample and resume to Linda Woody at lwoody@ahint.com

 

40.)  Communications Representative, Information Systems & Global Solutions-Defense (IS&GS-Defense), LMCO, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

www.bit.ly/Y2SNLr

 

41.)  Sr. Communications Specialist – External Generalist, Exelon, Philadelphia, PA

http://careers.exeloncorp.com/job/Philadelphia-Sr_-Communications-Specialist-External-Generalist-Job-PA-19019/2397552/

 

42.)  Senior Staff Marketing Communications Representative, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Littleton, CO

www.bit.ly/Y2T1lG

 

43.)  Assistant Negotiations Specialist, Mullen, Boston, Massachusetts

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Assistant-Negotiations-Specialist/140617.html

 

***  From Deborah Higginbotham:

 

Attached is a job posting we would like to have included on your site.  The document contains the organization name, position title, location and a link through which interested candidates apply.

 

Deborah Higginbotham

Director, Human Resources

American College of Rheumatology

 

44.)  Senior Director, Communications, Marketing and Membership, American College of Rheumatology, Atlanta, Georgia

 

The American College of Rheumatology

 

The American College of Rheumatology is an international professional medical society that represents more than 9,000 physicians, scientists and health professionals devoted to the study and treatment of rheumatic diseases.  Located in vibrant Atlanta, Georgia, the organization is seeking an experienced senior director for our communications, marketing and membership department.

POSITION SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

 

The Senior Director, Communications, Marketing and Membership is charged with providing leadership of the ACR’s communications, marketing, and public relations efforts to enhance the image and reputation of the College, as well as providing leadership for the ACR’s membership recruitment and retention efforts.

Primary responsibilities include overseeing ACR communications and marketing support and providing guidance to all ACR and ARHP programmatic committees and staff;  guiding the development of public relations campaigns and related efforts; leading website and mobile website  usability, content management, technologies, and design strategies; overseeing strategic membership recruitment and retention as well as membership policy development; managing The Rheumatologist newsmagazine, Drug Safety Quarterly, and Hotline publications; leading crisis communication and issues management efforts; overseeing media relations, including training, news releases, and editorials; market research; social media strategy; overseeing graphic design for the College, including all print design, corporate and product logos and associated guidelines; counseling departments on third-party web applications; and, providing communications and marketing counsel to the Rheumatology Research  Foundation. This position serves as the primary liaison to the Communications and Marketing Committee, manages eight staff and is responsible for a $2.7 million budget.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Oversee all media relations activities, including crisis management, writing scientific and general press releases, development of relationships with key media, planning and managing press room at annual meeting, and monitoring and managing issues that bear directly on and/or deserve comment by the College

 

  • Oversee and direct the development of public relations activities, and oversee collaborative public relations efforts with other organizations.

 

  • Responsible for the strategic direction and management of membership development, recruitment, and retention activities for the ACR, set the policies and procedures that guide the ARHP’s membership efforts, and analyze membership data and trends.
  • Oversee ACR communications and marketing support and guidance to all ACR and ARHP programmatic committees and staff;

 

  • Oversee strategy, design and content development/maintenance of the ACR/ARHP websites, including all microsites, working with committees and other staff as appropriate to improve the organization’s online presence. Provides counsel to the Rheumatology Research Foundation regarding its online presence.

 

  • Manage the integrity of the ACR and ARHP’s organizational visual identity, including overseeing the development of and/or advising on print material, multimedia interfaces and other collateral materials for internal and external stakeholders; managing the look and use of corporate logos, as well as all product and services logos, develops and maintains associated logo usage guidelines; and, develops and maintains the ACR Style Guide.
  • Serve as the primary staff liaison to the Communications and Marketing Committee, and as the communications liaison to the Drug Safety Committee.
  • Oversee the ACR’s monthly printed and online newsmagazine, The Rheumatologist (circulation 13,000), and work with the newsmagazine’s publishing partner to negotiate the publishing contract and establish editorial and advertising policies. Directs the College’s editorial content and works with the physician editor and publisher to produce each print and online issue.

 

  • Consult with and advise departments on the promotion of the ACR, ARHP and Rheumatology Research Foundation programs, products, and services, including membership.

 

  • Oversee the Daily News convention daily newspaper, including vendor contract negotiations; editorial planning and review; and layout/design.

 

  • Responsible for the ACR/ARHP market research program, and consult with staff and volunteers as appropriate to develop, administer, evaluate, and report market research findings to staff, the leadership and the membership.

 

  • Work with the ACR President and officers to effectively address/resolve issues, often of a sensitive nature. Ghostwrite and/or edit monthly president’s column, and manage the ACR President’s official ACR e-mail account, advising the president on appropriate responses to member concerns, questions and suggestions.
  • Provides strategic communications counsel to the Rheumatology Research Foundation.
  • Oversee other major communications vehicles to the membership not specifically cited herein, including broadcast e-mails/faxes, website content, etc.

 

  • Manage a staff of eight, including three direct reports.

 

  • Some travel required (approximately 6 – 8 trips annually).

 

  • Other duties as the Executive Vice President may assign

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications or equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • A minimum of ten years communications and public relations experience managing all aspects of a full-scale communications operation, including media and public relations, marketing, new media/social media, Web-based communications and membership. Association management experience preferred.
  • Excellent and persuasive communicator, capable of gaining the confidence and respect of senior leadership, membership, media, and other internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experienced and comfortable serving as an advisor to senior staff and volunteer leadership on a wide range of communications issues.
  • Demonstrated expertise in:
    • Strategic marketing and communications
    • Crisis communications and image management
    • Public and media relations
    • Web and online communications
    • Social media management
    • Short and long-range planning
    • Personnel management and supervision
    • Strategic leadership and insight
    • Budgeting and financial oversight
    • Project management and oversight
    • Excellent writing, editing and speaking skills.
    • Creative problem solving skills, ability to bring about consensus around strategic communications priorities among various internal and external stakeholders.

 

The ACR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic
information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The ACR complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities or conducts business.

 

This is not a contract.  The description and duties as they relate to this position are subject to change as reasonable business necessity dictates.  In the event of such changes, a new job description may be created.

 

To apply for this position you will be required to submit a cover letter, resume and other pertinent information at https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=5530882.  If the link is not active you can copy and paste it into your browser.

 

45.)  Public Relations Manager, TV Guide Magazine, New York, New York

http://careers.prweekus.com/jobseeker/job/11932520/

 

46.)  Junior Copywriter, Hiebing, Madison, Wisconsin

http://www.hiebing.com/about-us/careers/junior-copywriter/

 

47.)  Communications Specialist (m/f), Emerson Electric Co., Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, German

https://us2.i-grasp.com/fe/tpl_emerson01.asp?s=EXgIfLQnAyPBgDdPyv&jobid=44750,4871621412

 

48.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Emerson Electric Co., Beijing, China

https://us2.i-grasp.com/fe/tpl_emerson01.asp?s=PyAxDIfSqHTyVvHqn&jobid=44502,3483797636

 

49.)  Corporate Communications Coordinator / Officer, Emerson Electric Co., Hong Kong

https://us2.i-grasp.com/fe/tpl_emerson01.asp?s=ClNkQVsFdUGlIiUda&jobid=44739,0235767158

 

***

From Mac’s List:

 

50.)  Online Marketing Executive, Distinguished Vineyards and Wine Partners, Dundee, Oregon

https://www.macslist.org/macs-list/Distinguished-Vineyards-and-Wine-Partners/Online-Marketing-Executive/ppd87xMh9gPL/

 

51.)  Public Affairs Officer, Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue, Tigard, OR

https://www.macslist.org/macs-list/Tualatin-Valley-Fire-and-Rescue/Public-Affairs-Officer/pSbGWQbFmzYH/

 

52.)  Marketing & Communications Manager, Vancouver USA Regional Tourism Office, Vancouver, WA

https://www.macslist.org/macs-list/Vancouver-USA-Regional-Tourism-Office/Marketing-Communications-Manager/pwWmd9kXCT10/

 

53.)  PR & Social Media Manager, Alterna Haircare, New York, New York

http://careers.prweekus.com/jobseeker/job/11919999/

 

***  From Linda Thelin:

 

Good morning,

 

I am hoping to get the attached job description posted on your website. Please let me know if there is anything else you need from our end in order to make this possible.

 

Thanks,

 

Linda Thelin

Office Services Assistant

Pew Research Center

 

54.)  Communications Coordinator, Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life, Washington, DC

 

Organization Overview

The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It does so by conducting public opinion polling and social science research; analyzing news coverage; and holding forums and briefings. It does not take positions on policy issues. Pew Research Center is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts. Its work is carried out by a core administrative and publishing unit and these seven projects:

 

•        Pew Research Center for the People and the Press (people-press.org)

•        Pew Research Project for Excellence in Journalism (journalism.org)

•        Pew Research Internet & American Life Project (pewinternet.org)

•        Pew Research Forum on Religion & Public Life (pewforum.org)

•        Pew Research Hispanic Center (pewhispanic.org)

•        Pew Research Global Attitudes Project (pewglobal.org)

•        Pew Research Social & Demographic Trends (pewsocialtrends.org)

 

Pew Forum Overview

The Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life, launched in 2001, seeks to promote a deeper understanding of issues at the intersection of religion and public affairs. The Pew Forum conducts surveys, demographic analyses and other social science research on important aspects of religion and public life in the U.S. and around the world. It also provides a neutral venue for discussions of timely issues through roundtables and briefings.

 

Position Summary

The communications coordinator is a member of the Pew Forum’s communications team, which is responsible for external relations with domestic and international target audiences. This position works under the supervision of the associate director for communications to promote and disseminate the work of the Pew Forum through traditional media relations, specialized outreach to key audiences, events and presentations, and social media outreach.

 

The main area of responsibility for this position is external relations, including responding to non-media inquiries, performing outreach to key audiences, and tracking and reporting on outreach results. The communications coordinator maintains and builds the Pew Forum’s CRM and also provides support for other communications activities, including media relations, social media efforts and blogging.

 

The communications coordinator is skilled in working independently as well as part of a team and is able to demonstrate initiative, professionalism and attention to detail. The ideal candidate has excellent instincts and judgment. The communications coordinator is responsible for protecting and reinforcing at all times the reputation and established brands of the Pew Research Center and Pew Forum as nonpartisan and nonadvocacy.

 

Primary Responsibilities

External Relations

•        Serves as initial point of contact for external inquiries from non-media audiences; responds to incoming requests promptly, accurately and efficiently; tracks all inquiries

•        Responds to incoming requests for speakers and staff presentations; coordinates internal and external presentations and briefings

•        Creates, updates and maintains non-media contacts in the CRM, including government officials, religious leaders and scholars, and other key external audiences

o        Develops a system for and regularly updates information on people and organizations

o        Identifies new people and organizations in our target audiences; researches and enters contact information

o        Develops lists for disseminating information on Pew Forum events, research projects and other activities

o        Assists in creating, updating and maintaining media lists in the CRM

•        Helps plan and execute all events; drafts invitations, speaker biographies, remarks, etc.; assists with logistics, including maintaining RSVPs; takes photographs at Pew Forum events for website posting; helps coordinate videotaping or webcasting as required

•        Works with Associate Director for Communications in developing various communications materials; assists with multimedia presentations

•        Serves as back-up in handling media inquiries; arranges interviews for Pew Forum spokespersons as needed

 

Social Media and Blog Support

•        Provides editorial support, including fact checking and copy-editing, for Pew Forum blog posts

•        Serves as a back-up for daily social media activities

 

Internal Communications

•        Tracks and documents, through spreadsheets and written reports, the results of external outreach activities on an ongoing basis

•        Updates and distributes Pew Forum events calendar each month

•        Conducts daily news search and circulates to Pew Forum staff on a timely basis

•        Assists Associate Director for Communications in planning and implementing internal communications efforts

 

Education/Training/Experience

•        Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, Journalism, Communications or related field

•        3-5 years of relevant experience in external relations, including media relations

•        Experience managing and using a CRM or contact database

•        Experience with Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel, PPT), Factiva, Vocus, Cision, Critical Mention, AP Style, social media tools

•        Background in religion and public life a plus

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

•        Top-notch copy editing, proofreading and writing skills

•        Excellent verbal communication skills

•        Well organized and extremely detail oriented

•        Proactive and customeroriented

•        Ability to balance multiple priorities and work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment

•        Ability to work independently and calmly under deadline pressure while demonstrating excellent judgment

•        Familiarity with Pew Forum’s issue areas a plus

 

Application Procedure

 

Applicant should send a complete resume and cover letter (indicating where you learned of the opening) to:

Human Resources

Pew Research Center

1615 L Street, NW Suite 700

Washington, DC 20036

Responses can also be faxed to 202-419-4339 or e-mailed to careers@pewresearch.org. We are an equal opportunity employer.

 

***  From Marcia Glasgow:

 

55.)  Writing Specialist, Center for Community Change, Washington, DC

 

About the Center for Community Change

 

The Center for Community Change is a national social justice non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1968 to honor the life and values of Robert F. Kennedy, our mission is to build the power and capacity of low-income people, especially low-income people of color, to have a significant impact in improving their communities and the policies and institutions that affect their lives.

 

The Center for Community Change is committed to help build powerful and dynamic movements in diverse communities across America that will be the impetus for creating a society in which everyone has enough to thrive and achieve their full potential. Inspired by a belief in the dignity of all people, the Center has been instrumental in the fight for comprehensive and fair immigration reform, a push for a bold jobs agenda, and protecting essential retirement security programs. The Center played a major role in recent positive changes to immigration laws that will keep thousands of immigrant families together. Our Housing Trust Fund Project has helped bring affordable housing to millions of people.

 

For further information please visit our website at: www.communitychange.org.

 

Position Description

 

We’re looking for an experienced writer for our Institutional Advancement team who can write quickly, clearly, persuasively, with passion and under deadline. We need a story teller, a listener, a researcher; someone who can glean information from a wide range of sources and weave it into a compelling narrative. We would welcome someone with marketing experience to complement the writing experience.

 

The success candidate will become well-versed in the Center’s program areas, and will support the fundraising for those programs by writing a variety of materials for a donor audience, including: grant proposals and reports, newsletter and website articles, blog posts, direct mail and email copy, and marketing materials. This person will also write outreach materials to help raise the public profile of the Center for Community Change and the Campaign for Community Change. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to use professional writing skills and marketing savvy to advance social justice. The Writing Specialist will be a key member of the Institutional Advancement team, which has a staff of eight professionals including three dedicated writing professionals. This position reports to the Writing Director.

 

Principal Responsibilities:

•        Write grant proposals and reports as well as marketing-type materials (e.g. blog posts, newsletters, brochures, web content, etc.) to support CCC’s fundraising and outreach efforts.

•        Provide writing support to the individual donor fundraising and outreach conducted through the Annual Fund and Major Giving programs. This will include writing and editing fundraising and direct mail letters, program materials and memos, marketing materials, quarterly highlights mailings and other materials.

•        Conduct editing, proofreading and quality control for materials produced by Institutional Advancement and, when time allows, by other CCC teams.

•        Develop detailed understanding of the breadth of CCC’s activities as well as specific program areas for which the candidate might be the principal writer. This could involve reading staff reports, interviewing staff members, participating in strategy sessions, observing field work, and other means.

•        Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

•        Strong writing and editing skills.

•        Professional writing experience; writing experience within a fundraising and/or nonprofit environment is a strong plus.

•        Ability to analyze and synthesize written materials.

•        Proven ability to work independently, meet multiple deadlines, and work under pressure.

•        Good communication, listening and research skills.

•        Team player; good sense of humor a plus.

•        Ability to work with multiple and diverse staff throughout the Center.

•        Commitment to the Center’s mission.

•        Marketing skills are a plus.

 

Salary & Benefits: CCC offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

 

Closing Date of Position:  Open until filled.

 

How to apply:  Please submit resume, a cover letter that includes salary expectations and at least two writing samples to:

 

employment@communitychange.org

Subject line should read: Writing Specialist position

 

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***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

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24.01.2013:0300LT: 02:08.33N – 108:45.34E, 20nm WNW of Merunding Island, South China Sea.

 

An unknown number of pirates from a fast moving fishing boat boarded a barge being towed by a tug. They forced open and stole goods from the containers on the barge and escaped.

 

014-13

 

29.01.2013: 0030 LT: 20:56.6N – 088:10.1E, Haldia Anchorage, India.

 

Robbers armed with knives and a gun boarded a product tanker at anchor and started lowering mooring ropes. Duty Officer spotted the robbers and raised alarm, informed Master. The robbers escaped with the stolen ship’s stores. VTIS and Coast Guard informed.

 

013-13

 

27.01.2013: 0020 LT: Posn: 17:01.5N – 082:24.8E, Kakinada Anchorage, India.

 

Eight robbers in two boats armed with long knives approached an anchored chemical tanker. Two of the robbers boarded the tanker and stole ship’s stores from the forecastle. Duty crew noticed the robbers and informed the officer on watch who raised the alarm and informed Master. Upon hearing the alarm, the robbers escaped with the stolen stores. Port control informed.

 

012-13

 

23.01.2013: 0600 LT: Posn: MBM Terminal, Talara Port, Peru.

 

Robbers boarded a berthed tanker and escaped with ship’s stores unnoticed. Upon investigation, it was found that the robbers boarded via the hawse pipe by dismantling the anchor chain metal guard and then forced their way in to the forecastle store by breaking the watertight door padlock hinge. Incident reported to the authorities.

 

011-13

 

22.01.2013: 0200 LT: Posn: 01:42.3N – 101:29.2E, Dumai Inner Anchorage, Indonesia.

 

Robbers boarded an anchored chemical tanker, stole engine spares and escaped unnoticed. The theft was discovered after departure from the port during maintenance work for generator engine. Some foot prints were discovered on the floor.

 

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