JOTW 08-2013


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JOTW 08-2013

February25, 2013

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This is JOTW newsletter number 955

 

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***  In this issue:

 

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

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch

 

1.)  Associate Writer/Editor, Risk and Insurance®, LRP Publications, Horsham, PA

2.)  Editorial Copy Editor, hibu, King Of Prussia, PA

3.)  Web Communication Specialist, Temple University, Philadephia, PA

4.)  Communication Specialist 2, Randstad US, Malvern, PA

5.)  Marketing Communications Manager, NewCourtland Network, Philadelphia, PA

6.)  Corporate Communications Coordinator, Battle Creek Health System, Battle Creek, MI

7.)  Assistant Director, Major Gifts, Maryland Public Television, Owings Mills, MD

8.)  Senior Communications Writer Representative, Los Angeles Universal Preschool, Los Angeles, California

9.)  Executive Director, Corporate Online Global Communications, Este Lauder Companies, New York, NY

10.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, Digi-Key, Grand Forks, ND

 

11.)  SR INTERNAL COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST, Ochsner Health System, Jefferson, LA

12.)  Manager, Communications, Praxair, Danbury, CT

13.)  Marketing/Sales Coordinator, Nonfiction Unlimited, Santa Monica, California

14.)  Media Associate, GolinHarris, Washington, DC

15.)  Media Manager, GolinHarris, Washington, DC

16.)  Online Communications Coordinator, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, New York, New York

17.)  Director, Corporate Communications, Alliance Imaging, Newport Beach, CA

18.)  Senior Manager, Media Outreach Strategist, Rainforest Alliance, New York or London

19.)  Director of Corporate Communications, Chugach Alaska Corporation, Anchorage, AK

20.)  Associate Director for Advancement Communications, Scripps College, Claremont, California

 

21.)   Sales/Physician Relations Associate (part-time, monthly stipend position), Healthcare facility, Santa Barbara, CA

22.)  Manager, Corporate Communications, Becton Dickinson, Franklin Lakes, NJ

23.)  Assistant Director, Development Communications, USNA Alumni Association and Foundation, Annapolis, Maryland

24.)  Director of Communications, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont

25.)  Social Media Account Executive, Nevins & Associates, Towson, MD

26.)  2013 Summer Intern – Corporate Communications, ISO New England, Holyoke, MA

27.)  Marketing & Analytics Reporting Manager – Digital Analytics, LexisNexis, Dayton, OH

28.)  Account Director – Public Relations, Atomic Communications, San Francisco,, CA

29.)  Digital Fundraising Director, Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, CO

30.)  Corporate Communications Analyst (CCA), Concentra, Addison, TX

 

31.)  Social Media Specialist, American Coach Limousine, Oak Brook, IL

32.)  The Director Of Communications and Media Relations, The New York Racing Association, Jamaica, New York

33.)  Digital and Social Media, Director of Engagement, Fleishman-Hillard, Detroit, MI

34.)  Director, TES/Communications and Media, Experteer, New York City, NY

35.)  Director of Consulting- Communications, Media and Entertainment, Hitachi Consulting,  Atlanta, GA

36.)  Associate Director Medical Communications, Elan Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA

37.)  PR/Social Media Strategist, Grey Healthcare Group, Kansas City, MO

38.)  Sr. Manager Internal Communications, 24 Hour Fitness, San Ramon, SF

39.)  Director – Corporate Communications, Sleep Number, Plymouth, MN

40.)  Vice President of Ticket Sales, Service and Operations, The Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati, OH

 

41.)  Part-Time Softball/Baseball Instructor, Astros Urban Youth Academy, Houston Astros, Houston, TX

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report

 

…and more!  Scroll down and see them all!

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch:

 

Hi Ned…

I’m relieved to see JOTW back up and running in all its glory! I had been subscriber before and a friend just alerted me to the renaissance. It’s a great service and I thank you for it. I’ve struck out on my own after a 20 year career and would love to submit my one paragraph pitch, below.

Euston Group is a Toronto- and Phoenix-based marketing and communications consultancy created by Ian Cluroe, a 20-year marketing, communications and business development veteran. Euston provides a full range of communications services, including business writing (collateral, presentations, web, thought leadership, annual reports, speeches), brand consulting, market/customer research, advertising creative, film/video and custom publishing. Turn-key or comprehensive, the company specializes in — but does not limit itself to — professional services such as engineering, management consulting and law; technology; mining and metals; infrastructure; aviation; oil & gas; energy; financial services; and, luxury goods. We like to say that we’re a small agency with a mighty heart, a creative mind and a global outlook. Contact us at ic@eustongroup.com with your communications challenge, or visit our website at www.eustongroup.com

Thanks Ned… keep up the great work.

Ian

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***  4th National Summit on Strategic Communications

April 22-23, 2013

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www.strategicsummit.com

 

JOTW subscribers are invited to register and attend the 4th National Summit on Strategic Communications on April 22-23 in Washington DC.  Confirmed speakers include the Director of Air Force Public Affairs and the Chief of Naval Information; SVPs of Communications from Fortune 100 companies and the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. A complete agenda is at www.strategicsummit.com.  JOTW subscribers should use Code C351JOTW when registering to receive a 15% discount on registration.

 

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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.

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***  Let’s get to the jobs:

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

1.)  Associate Writer/Editor, Risk and Insurance®, LRP Publications, Horsham, PA

https://careers-lrp.icims.com/jobs/1050/associate-writer—editor/job#.USa3Pc4y354.mailto

 

2.)  Editorial Copy Editor, hibu, King Of Prussia, PA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=119883435

 

3.)  Web Communication Specialist, Temple University, Philadephia, PA

 

This is an exceptional opportunity to create and maintain a high-impact online presence, including the development and content management of the College of Health Professional and Social Work (CHPSW) website at Temple University. You will also implement CPSW’s social media strategy and online marketing initiatives. Primary responsibilities will include:

 

*   Leading the development of CHPW’s website and presence on key social media channels, including developing its editorial strategy.

*   Producing written and visual content, and managing the production of content from numerous contributors throughout the College.

*   Developing and managing partnerships with internal groups and academic units across the College to ensure that CHPSW is communicating effectively through all digital channels.

*   Leading ongoing review of information architecture and website functionality and ensuring that content is optimized for search engine rankings; increasing engagement through social media channels by implementing social media strategy.

*   Monitoring key engagement metrics and optimizing content development; managing online identity across various social media platforms including, but limited to, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

*   Developing and implementing targeted online marketing campaigns to support the College’s key strategic priorities and variety of College, School and Departmental marketing and communication efforts.

 

Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Journalism, Marketing, or other related discipline and at least 2 years related experience. Basic Adobe Photoshop skills, excellent writing and editing skills across multiple platforms, and a track record of innovation and improving market position through skilled search engine marketing and optimization (SEM/SEO) are essential.  Strong experience and knowledge of universities or healthcare organizations preferred.

 

Knowledge and experience in the following is required:

 

*   Managing content development and production for high-traffic websites.

*   Creating online marketing and social media campaigns, and developing strategies to drive website traffic.

*   Writing and editing for the Web, including websites, blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets.

*   Internet technologies, including content management, Web analytics, search engine marketing, email marketing, website usability, social media, etc. In particular, understands how to analyze data, create high-value reporting, and optimize results based on data.

*   Online marketing principles and online strategy, including social media, mobile media, digital campaigns, and content distribution.

*   HTML, CSS, XML (RSS), and experience with popular content management systems (Drupal, Contribute, Dreamweaver).

*   Information architecture, interactive design principles, and Web usability.

 

To apply for this position and view other Temple opportunities, please visit our website at www.temple, and click on Careers at Temple. Please reference TU-16151.

 

Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to cultural diversity.

 

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/zxzw866

 

4.)  Communication Specialist 2, Randstad US, Malvern, PA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=119259006

 

5.)  Marketing Communications Manager, NewCourtland Network, Philadelphia, PA

https://newcourtland.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=216612

 

6.)  Corporate Communications Coordinator, Battle Creek Health System, Battle Creek, MI

http://www.bright.com/jobs/job/312798_bchs-560179/

 

***  From Carlotta Carr:

 

The Maryland Public Television (MPT) would like to post the following job announcement with Job of the Week.

Title:  Assistant Director, Major Gifts

Position is Located:  Owings Mills, Maryland

Agency:  Maryland Public Television

Applicants should submit applications to:  http://www.jobaps.com/MD/

 

Carlotta Carr

Recruitment Manager

Human Resources Division

Maryland Public Television

Owings Mills, MD

 

7.)  Assistant Director, Major Gifts, Maryland Public Television, Owings Mills, MD

 

The Assistant Director, Major Gifts is responsible for raising funds to support the programming and operation of the Maryland Public Television (MPT) by increasing the total dollars raised and number of donors to the Major Giving program. The Assistant Director is responsible for managing MPT’s annual leadership giving society and raising major gifts of five figures or more.

 

POSITION DUTIES

 

Grow the pool of major and planned giving donors to MPT

Direct annual solicitation strategy for Society for Excellance in Television Program (SET)

Coordinate with the Managing Director, Grants Specialist, Major Gifts support staff and volunteers for unit and station-wide cultivation and stewardship of events

Ensure that donor activity is accurately recorded in the database

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience in Development running a leadership annual giving program and a background in carrying a major gifts portfolio is required.  The successful candidate will be skilled in creating and enhancing donor relationships and giving in a non-profit environment.  Excellent written and oral communications skills, proven skill in building and managing a large portfolio of annual and major gifts prospects, and strong interpersonal and organization skills are essential.  PBS experience is a plus.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with moves management are required.

 

Recruitment #12-007585-415

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must include a cover letter along with their application in one file.

Or cover letters may be submitted separately to:  resumes@mpt.org   If you select this method please be sure to include the job announcement/recruitment number for which you are applying.

Applicants who do not have access to a computer may submit a paper application to:

 

Maryland Public Television

11767 Owings Mills Blvd.

Owings Mills, Maryland 21117

Attention: Human Resources Department

FAX:  410-581-4382

http://www.jobaps.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=12&R2=007585&R3=415

 

8.)  Senior Communications Writer Representative, Los Angeles Universal Preschool, Los Angeles, California

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=410500022

 

9.)  Executive Director, Corporate Online Global Communications, Este Lauder Companies, New York, NY

http://www.bright.com/jobs/job/4976086_esteelauder-130115-langen/

 

10.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, Digi-Key, Grand Forks, ND

http://www.bright.com/jobs/job/328375_j3j80175qq9prqdhjlj/?bfid=43

 

11.)  SR INTERNAL COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST, Ochsner Health System, Jefferson, LA

http://careers.ochsner.org/us/louisiana/professional/jobid3277392-sr-internal-communication-spec

 

12.)  Manager, Communications, Praxair, Danbury, CT

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=J3F3T96H87RQ9PKN19D&IPath=JRKV0X

 

13.)  Marketing/Sales Coordinator, Nonfiction Unlimited, Santa Monica, California

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Marketing-Sales-Coordinator/140753.html

 

***  From Phelicia Cooper:

 

Good Morning,

 

I would like to submit two Job listings for GolinHarris -Washington, DC.   Attached you will find ads for a Media Associate and a Media Manager.

 

All applicants will need to submit their resume and salary requirements to:  ghdcjobs@golinharris.com.

 

Please let me know if you need additional information.

 

Thank you.

 

Kindest Regards,

 

Phelicia Cooper

Human Resources Generalist

GolinHarris

Washington, DC

 

14.)  Media Associate, GolinHarris, Washington, DC

 

GolinHarris, ranked one of the top 10 public relations agencies in the world, is proud to have been named Large Agency of the Year 2010 and 2007 by PRWeek. Our professionals in 33 offices around the globe build long-term partnerships based on mutual trust. Our vision is to set the gold standard in client service, agency performance and corporate culture. We deliver bold thinking and flawless execution that deliver meaningful results for our clients.

 

The Washington DC office of GolinHarris, is searching for a talented and energetic Associate who is bilingual for a consumer marketing account. The Associate role supports the senior account team, but also has the opportunity to manage multiple projects for the client and supervise junior staff and interns.

 

The Associate will support day-to-day social media and publicity responsibilities on a prominent and national consumer brand. The Associate must have a good understanding of how to create engaging online campaigns, establish and maintain relationships with online influencers, and develop messaging specific to client needs. The Associate will also be responsible for managing logistics, building long term relationships and publicizing a Brand Icon character program. Additionally, the Associate must work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with all members of the team; provide insights and support to multi-cultural programming; perform fundamental PR tasks such as media outreach, press material development, and event management, with a heavy focus on daily media outreach and pitch development.

 

Ideal candidates will have strong writing, client relations, and administrative experience. Our ideal candidate will also have an understanding of the local media landscape, and some established relationships with media contacts. Excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills are a must, along with the ability to meet deadlines, juggle multiple tasks, and handle fast paced environment. Candidates must be able to write and speak in both English and Spanish.

Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree, and a minimum of two years of professional experience, an understanding of media relations and media monitoring tools and a valid driver’s license with access to a vehicle.

To apply please email your resume and salary history to ghdcjobs@golinharris.com

Golin Harris is an equal opportunity employer. EEO/AA.M/F/D/V.

 

15.)  Media Manager, GolinHarris, Washington, DC

 

Looking to work for a Top Global PR firm in Washington DC? Are you a senior account executive with 4-6 years’ experience that can assist with implementing national media relations programs for corporate, government and nonprofit clients? If so, we need you. Relocation will be offered for the right candidate.

The candidate will be part of our media relations team and s/he will:

  • Develop effective and creative PR strategies that result in coverage in national, policy, trade, digital/online and consumer media (and occasionally international news outlets);
  • Develop media materials including press release and pitch letters;
  • Pitch media and oversee pitching efforts by others;
  • Manage junior staff in developing media lists;
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues;
  • Work with and report results to clients;
  • Contribute to client communications strategies and new business responses;
  • Be accountable for producing high-quality, client-ready work.

Requirements

Candidates must have 4 to 6 years of experience working at an agency or on a similar communications team driving media relations. S/he will have proven experience writing in for media audiences; developing and implementing online and social media strategies; getting results; and delivering client-ready work.

Qualified candidates will have: a bachelor’s degree and must be able to work under minimal supervision in a fast paced, high energy & deadline driven environment. Also required: an understanding of Washington and/or an interest in issues and policy. Experience conducting media outreach on behalf of government and/or corporate clients or for clients in the energy, sustainability or chemical industries, and being fluent in English and Spanish is a plus.

To apply please email your resume and salary history to ghdcjobs@golinharris.com

GolinHarris is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA.M/F/D/V.

 

16.)  Online Communications Coordinator, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, New York, New York

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=410500009

 

17.)  Director, Corporate Communications, Alliance Imaging, Newport Beach, CA

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=J3J6C761QV2KNQ52HJL&IPath=JRKV0P

 

18.)  Senior Manager, Media Outreach Strategist, Rainforest Alliance, New York or London

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=397100014

 

19.)  Director of Corporate Communications, Chugach Alaska Corporation, Anchorage, AK

http://www.bright.com/jobs/job/125929_j3g0yc6dfyl65xftw1s

 

20.)  Associate Director for Advancement Communications, Scripps College, Claremont, California

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=410200013

 

***  From Deborah Kaufman:

 

Mr. Lundquist: please include this post in your JOTW. Many thanks!

 

Deborah Kaufman

 

21.)   Sales/Physician Relations Associate (part-time, monthly stipend position), Healthcare facility, Santa Barbara, CA

 

Description: Healthcare facility in Santa Barbara, CA is expanding its marketing efforts by targeting physicians/physician group practices as patient referral sources. The role of the sales/physician relations associate will be to call on physicians/group practices; build/cultivate relationships; discuss how the healthcare facility’s new programs/services could benefit their patients; and drop off educational materials. The ideal candidate will have 2-5+ years of sales experience, preferable selling pharmaceuticals and/or medical devices; with experience calling on physicians/group practices. Must have own car and valid California driver’s license.

 

To apply: email resume to deb@greymattermarketing.com.

 

22.)  Manager, Corporate Communications, Becton Dickinson, Franklin Lakes, NJ

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=J3G3TS60YQT81FPVD72&IPath=JRKV0I

 

***  From  Kristen Pironis:

 

Hi Ned. I’ve been reading your newsletter for years. In fact, I first heard about my job on your list. We have a terrific opportunity at the Naval Academy Alumni Association and Foundation. I’ve pasted the description below. Let me know if you have any questions.

 

Kristen

 

Kristen Pironis

Director, External Affairs

USNA Alumni Association and Foundation

Annapolis, Maryland

www.usna.com

 

23.)  Assistant Director, Development Communications, USNA Alumni Association and Foundation, Annapolis, Maryland

 

The assistant director, development communications is responsible for managing communications projects and materials primarily in support of all fundraising initiatives and campaigns. In addition to writing/producing content, he/she will coordinate with internal staff as well as external vendors and freelancers to broaden awareness of philanthropy at the Naval Academy via the Naval Academy Foundation. This is an exempt position reporting to the Director of Communications.

 

Major responsibilities and duties (but not limited to):

 

  • With direction from the Director of Communications, support an effective communications strategy for fundraising and efforts that integrate with and support existing communication efforts.
  • Writes/edits material to present information to tell the story of the Foundation including donor profiles and gifts at work for print and electronic communications including articles, press releases, case statements, e-mails, etc.
  • Serve as managing editor of the bi-annual newsletter From the Bridge.
  • Review and recommend tactical approaches for donor communications to include online asks, end of year campaigns and targeted messages.
  • Collaborates with internal and Naval Academy staff at all levels to research, plan and execute communications efforts in support of the Foundation and the upcoming campaign.
  • Prepare presentations, talking points, speeches, proposals and other supporting materials as required.
  • Support social media strategies as an administrator of the Facebook page, among other electronic opportunities.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English or communications
  • Familiarity in all facets of communications
  • Experience with development communications preferred
  • Ability to represent Alumni Association and Foundation to external audiences
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Project management and organization skills; deadline, detail and results oriented
  • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge Donor Database a plus.
  • Proficient in relevant software including Microsoft products as well as publishing programs
  • To Apply:

 

  • To assure full consideration, please submit the following:
  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume
  • Salary History

 

Applications and nominations should be sent electronically to:

director@usna.com

 

Please note in the subject line:  Assistant Director, Development Communications

 

The USNA Alumni Association and Foundation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

24.)  Director of Communications, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=410900005

 

***  From Kristi Halford

 

25.)  Social Media Account Executive, Nevins & Associates, Towson, MD

 

Towson-based boutique PR and Marketing firm seeks seasoned social media account executive with 2 – 5 years of experience.  Responsibilities include developing and managing client social media programs as well as website content that drive SEO.  Additionally, candidates should be strong writers, have experience generating media coverage, developing strong relationships with reporters, as well as a variety of other marketing initiatives.  Fast paced environment.  Should be an aggressive self-starter with lots of ideas.  For consideration, please send resume with salary history to kdurr@nevinspr.com.

 

26.)  2013 Summer Intern – Corporate Communications, ISO New England, Holyoke, MA

http://www.bright.com/jobs/job/2803256_isone-450/

 

***  From Kris Kelly:

 

27.)  Marketing & Analytics Reporting Manager – Digital Analytics, LexisNexis, Dayton, OH

http://hoojobs.com/job/1346/

 

28.)  Account Director – Public Relations, Atomic Communications, San Francisco,, CA

http://hoojobs.com/job/1347/

 

29.)  Digital Fundraising Director, Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, CO

https://hoojobs.com/job/1296/

 

30.)  Corporate Communications Analyst (CCA), Concentra, Addison, TX

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=J3F62W75YXLDLKRV0ZM&IPath=JRKV1B

 

31.)  Social Media Specialist, American Coach Limousine, Oak Brook, IL

http://www.businessworkforce.com/jobs/social-media-specialist-oak-brook-il-68562373-job.html

 

32.)  The Director Of Communications and Media Relations, The New York Racing Association, Jamaica, New York

 

Founded in 1955, and franchised to run thoroughbred racing at New York’s three major tracks (Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park, and Saratoga Race Course) through 2033, NYRA boasts a lineage that actually stretches back almost 150 years. NYRA tracks are the cornerstone of the state’s thoroughbred business, which contributes more than $2 billion annually to New York State’s urban, suburban and rural economy. In 2012, nearly 1.8 million people attended the live races at NYRA tracks. Factoring in nationwide off-track wagering, the average daily betting handle on NYRA races totals more than $8.1 million. NYRA has a vast network of websites, including www.nyra.com, www.belmontstakes.com, and www.nyragroupsales.com. You can also follow NYRA on social media platforms Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, and YouTube.

 

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) is seeking a Director of Communications and Media Relations to join its team.

 

Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, the Director of Communications and Media Relations will manage the NYRA Communications department.  The Director will develop and implement integrated corporate communications and media strategies, with primary focus on corporate affairs.  These include but are not limited to: Board Meetings, Governmental Affairs and Corporate Finance Communications.  The successful candidate will author media materials (Q&A, talking points, fact sheets, etc.) for use at meetings and conferences, webcasts and other events, and develop emergency and crisis communication plans. In addition to managing and coordinating all activities related to media coverage of NYRA events and major races, the Director will specify planning assumptions for the department budget.

 

The Director must possess a college degree in Communications, Journalism, English or a related field (Master’s degree is a plus), and at least ten years of strategic PR/Communications experience.  Experience working in Corporate Communications and/or Governmental Affairs required.   Knowledge of thoroughbred racing is desired. The successful candidate must be available to work at all three NYRA Racetracks (Aqueduct, Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course for 7 weeks during the summer), as well as to work holidays and weekends.

 

NYRA offers a competitive compensation package and the opportunity to be part of the rich tradition that defines New York racing. To apply, please email resume to Jlevine@nyrainc.com, or by mail to:

 

The New York Racing Association, Inc.

P.O. Box 90, Jamaica, NY 11417

Attn: J. Levine

 

NYRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Visit us on the web at www.nyra.com

 

http://careers.poynter.org/jobs/5214838/the-director-of-communications-and-media-relations

 

33.)  Digital and Social Media, Director of Engagement, Fleishman-Hillard, Detroit, MI

http://www.businessworkforce.com/job.asp?id=55813184

 

34.)  Director, TES/Communications and Media, Experteer, New York City, NY

http://us.experteer.com/account/signup_now/job/1991737

 

35.)  Director of Consulting- Communications, Media and Entertainment, Hitachi Consulting,  Atlanta, GA

http://atlanta-ga.geebo.com/jobs-online/view/directory/48/listing/53/id/101294024-director_of_consulting_communications/

 

36.)  Associate Director Medical Communications, Elan Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA

http://www.biospace.com/jobs/job-listing/associate-director-medical-communications-312431

37.)  PR/Social Media Strategist, Grey Healthcare Group, Kansas City, MO

http://www.businessworkforce.com/jobs/pr-social-media-strategist-kansas-city-mo-77365159-job.html

 

38.)  Sr. Manager Internal Communications, 24 Hour Fitness, San Ramon, SF

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/12328117

 

39.)  Director – Corporate Communications, Sleep Number, Plymouth, MN

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=JHL4BD6V61XY4KSPC8K&IPath=JRKV0B

 

***  JOTW Weekly alternative selection(s):

 

40.)  Vice President of Ticket Sales, Service and Operations, The Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati, OH

http://baseballjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=52844

 

41.)  Part-Time Softball/Baseball Instructor, Astros Urban Youth Academy, Houston Astros, Houston, TX

 

The Houston Astros MLB Urban Youth Academy Instructors will provide quality baseball and/or softball instruction and training in the areas of hitting, pitching, fielding, base running and game knowledge.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

• Provide positive and quality softball/baseball instruction during scheduled events at the UYA.

• May be asked to assist with various aspects of organizing or coordinating athletic events held at the UYA.

• May support the UYA’s marketing efforts and outreach by participating in various public events, speaking engagements and other outreach or promotional programs and events.

• Provide support to the UYA as needed.

• Assumes other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

• Represents the Astros in a positive and professional manner at all times.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

• Flexibility to work instruction camps and events – usually held evenings and weekends.

• HIGH level of demonstrated professionalism AND integrity.

• Ability to develop and maintain good relationships with members of the community, organizations, sponsors, instructors, players and coaches.

• HIGHLY creative, polite, respectful, energetic and proactive approach to coaching and instruction.

• Strong, long lasting relationship-building skills.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

• Minimum of a 2 year associates degree OR major/minor league baseball experience OR prior collegiate baseball/softball playing experience.

• Minimum of 1-2 years of proven experience in coaching high school, college, professional softball OR management of organized sports/recreational activities.

• EXTENSIVE knowledge of one or more skills designated for instruction

• Strong time management and organizational skills

• Demonstrated and proven ability to work with children, parents AND other coaches.

• EXCEPTIONAL communication skills.

• Minimum physical requirements: able to gain access to various areas of the UYA for prolonged periods during events; able to lift and transport up to 25 pounds.

• Possess very high degree of discretion and professionalism.

• Professional image and demeanor.

• Strong ability to work well with co-workers in a team environment.

• Must have proven success in coaching, supervising and working with individuals at various skill levels.

• Must have the ability to accept and carryout assigned instruction or program responsibilities.

• Must have a demonstrated commitment to high standards and decorum.

• Sincere interest in coaching and developing participants and their ability to succeed both academically and athletically.

• Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from varied social, educational, and economic backgrounds.

• Must be able to work without constant supervision, make decisions, and have good judgment.

• Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

• Must be mature, dependable, have a willingness to help others, and serve as a positive role model.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

• Must be able to work in all types of outdoor weather conditions.

 

ALL INSTRUCTION WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE HOUSTON ASTROS ACADEMY IN HOUSTON, TX.

THIS IS A PART TIME POSITION. The work schedule will vary based upon number of clinics, camps and events held at the academy.

Applicants should have a flexible schedule AND direct/articulated instruction skill, experience and background in specific areas – hitting, pitching, fielding, base running – for softball.

 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

 

1. How many years of coaching experience do you possess?

2. What is your specialty?

3. Do you have any experience as a player? At what level?

http://baseballjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/jobs/jobs.cfm/Communications?supcat=466#52250

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

039-13

 

20.02.2013: 0048 LT: Posn: 07:09S – 1122:40E, Gresik area, Surabaya, Indonesia.

 

A bulk carrier under pilotage and awaiting berthing was boarded by robbers who stole ship’s stores and escaped unnoticed. Incident reported to pilot onboard who in turn reported to port control.

 

038-13

 

20.02.2013: 0600 LT: 01:23.3S – 116:56.5E: Balikpapan Anchorage, Indonesia.

 

Master onboard an anchored chemical tanker carrying out bunkering operation saw two robbers on the forecastle deck with long swords stealing the mooring ropes. He raised the alarm and mustered the crew. Seeing crew alertness the robbers jumped overboard and escaped.

 

037-13

 

07.02.2013: 0700 LT: 03:40.48N – 005:53.12E: Around 40nm SSE of Brass, Nigeria.

 

Around 17 pirates armed with AK47 rifles attacked, boarded and hijacked an offshore supply vessel underway and tried to use it as a mother vessel. The vessel was released on the 11.2.2013 with no injury to crew. Ship stores and equipment were stolen and some communication equipment damaged.

 

036-13

 

18.02.2013: 2310 LT: 00:08.9N – 106:18.9E: 52nm West of Pulau Penjantan, Indonesia.

 

D/O onboard a container ship underway noticed two masked pirates on the bridge wing attempting to enter the bridge. Alarm raised and crew mustered on bridge. The pirates could not enter the locked bridge and escaped up on seeing the crew alertness

 

035-13

 

18.02.2013: 1645 UTC: 07:14.04N – 052:17.2E: Around 150nm ESE of Eyl, Somalia.

 

Two white speed boats approached and fired upon a general cargo ship underway. Onboard armed security returned fire resulting in the skiffs moving away.

 

034-13

 

17.02.2013: 0615 LT: Posn: 06:27N – 003:23E, Berth No.2, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria.

 

Robbers in a wooden boat approached a berthed bulk carrier. One robber boarded the ship, broke into the forward store and stole ship’s stores. Duty crew noticed the robber and raised the alarm. The robber escaped with the stolen stores.

 

033-13

 

17.02.2013: 0700 UTC: Posn: 03:57.4N – 005:20.8E, Around 55nm WSW of Brass, Nigeria.

 

An offshore tug was attacked and boarded by pirates. Further details awaited.

 

032-13

 

18.02.2013: 0315 LT: Posn: 01:42.3N – 101:27.0E, Dumai Inner Anchorage, Indonesia.

 

Two robbers armed with long knives boarded an anchored chemical tanker using a portable ladder. Duty A/B noticed the robbers and informed the D/O who raised the alarm, sounded ship’s whistle and informed the port control. The robbers immediately jumped overboard and escaped empty handed upon hearing the alarm and seeing the crew alertness.

 

031-13

 

14.02.2013: 0100 LT: Posn: 09:54N – 076:08E, Cochin anchorage, India.

 

Three robbers boarded an anchored chemical tanker. Alert duty officer noticed movement on the forecastle deck and raised the alarm. On hearing the alarm and seeing crew alertness the robbers were seen jumping overboard. Upon investigation it was discovered that ship stores were stolen.

 

030-13

 

10.02.2013: 1830 LT: Posn: 03:33.35N – 006:35.39E, Around 45nm off Bonny River, Nigeria.

 

Twelve heavily armed pirates approached, fired upon and boarded an offshore supply vessel underway. Alarm raised and most of the crew retreated into the citadel. The pirates caught and kidnapped the C/Engr and Master and escaped with ship’s and crew cash and personal effects.

 

***  Ball cap of the week:  Coast Guard Sector San Diego

 

***  Coffee Mug of the week:    MG

 

***  T-shirt of the week:    Boston Red Sox – 2004 World Series Champions

 

***  Musical guest artist of the week:   Wynonie Harris

 

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