JOTW 10-2013


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Earn your Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication

 

Northeastern University’s MS in Corporate and Organizational Communication teaches you to develop, manage, and deliver global communications.

Next start term is April 2013. Learn more at

 

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

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JOTW 10-2013

March 11, 2013

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This is JOTW newsletter number 957

 

“I know what I have given you…

I do not know what you have received.”

― Antonio Porchia

 

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***  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.

 

***  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.

 

***  In this issue:

 

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

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch

 

1.)  Assistant Manager Public Relations, McCormick, Hunt Valley, MD

2.)  Communications Specialist, Solid Ground Consulting, Portland, OR

3.)  Media and Community Relations Manager, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

4.)  Intern – Corporate Communications, Integrys Energy Group, Green Bay, WI

5.)  CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS — STUDENT INTERN (YEAR-ROUND AND SUMMER), Union Pacific, Omaha, NE

6.)  Public Affairs Specialist in the Employee Communications Unit, FBI, Washington, DC

7.)  Corporate Communications and Public Relations Intern, Iridium, McLean, VA

8.)  2013 Summer Intern Marketing & Communications, Life Technologies, Inc., Carlsbad, CA

9.)  Scientific Technical Writer, Life Technologies, Inc., Carlsbad, CA

10.)  Vice President, Internal Communications, financial services company, offered through HireMinds, Boston, MA

 

11.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs and Strategic Communications (PASC), Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA, US Department of State, Washington DC

12.)  Division Communications Manager, ATK Armament Systems (AS), Independence, MO

13.)  Engineer IV, Design Job, ATK, Mesa, AZ

14.)  Account Executive/Senior Account Executive, Nevins & Associates, Towson, MD

15.)  Account Supervisor, Saatchi & Saatchi Science, Yardley, PA

16.)  Communications Manager, Human Resources and Financial Strategies , IT Human Resources and IT Finance, Kaiser Permanente Information Technology, Oakland, CA or Denver, CO 17.)  Social Media Strategist, Schafer Condon Carter, Chicago, IL

18.)  Public Relations Account Manager, Double Forte, San Francisco, CA

19.)  Senior Associate for Public Health, Burness Communications, Bethesda, MD

20.)  Director of Corporate Communications, Fannie Mae – Washington, DC

 

21.)  Benelux Communications Manager, Johnson&Johnson Medical, Diegem, BE

22.)  Director, Communication & External Affairs Leader, J&J Innovation Centers, Johnson & Johnson, Boston, MA

23.)  Manager, Corporate External Communications, Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ

24.)  Internal Communications Executive, British Airways, Waterside, Heathrow, London, UK

25.)  Channel Editor, British Airways, Waterside, Heathrow, London, UK

26.)  Senior Manager, Internal Communications, Corporate Relations – Employee Engagement, Roche Group, Genentech, South San Francisco, California

27.)  Intern – Communications – Communications Intern – Fall 2013 – Deadline 3/25/13, Southwest Airlines, Dallas, Texas

28.)  Senior Communications Specialist, Corporate Affairs, Thomson Reuters, Eagan, MN

29.)  Communications Director, Grand Canyon Trust, Flagstaff, Arizona

30.)  Business Development Consultant, Coffey Communications, Walla Walla, Wash

 

31.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, Vistex, Hoffman Estates, IL

32.)  Public Relations (Community Relations Supervisor), Space Coast Credit Union, Melbourne, FL

33.)  Vice President Development and Communications, University Muslim Medical Association, Los Angeles, California

34.)  Communications Assistant, The American Law Institute, Philadelphia, PA

34.)  Associate Communications Manager, The Association Headquarters, Mount Laurel, NJ

35.)  Communications Consultant, Full-time, Days, Nemours, Wilmington, Delaware

36.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, VWR International, Radnor, PA

37.)  Marketing Communications Writer, BioClinica, Inc., Audubon, PA

38.)  Website Design Specialist, Revel, Atlantic City, NJ

39.)  Marketing Manager, First Quality, King of Prussia, PA

40.)  Public Affairs Specialist (Regional Communications Director), Small Business Administration, King of Prussia, PA

 

41.)  Manager Communications & Public Relations, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, San Jose, CA

42.)  Corporate Communications Associate, Square, San Francisco, CA

43.)  Summer Internships / Promotional Marketing / Public Relations / Customer Service, Steel Town Pittsburgh Website, Steeltown Promotions, Pittsburgh, PA

44.)  Author Relations Manager, Amazon, Seattle, WA

45.)  Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations Intern, Republic Airways, Indianapolis, IN

46.)  Production Team Member- Bacon Injection, Clemens Food Group, Hatfield, PA

47.)  Mixer Driver, Lafarge,  Burlington, KS

48.)  Bakery Mixer Operator, Baker Boy, Dickinson, ND

49.)  Blender, Lubrication Technologies, Inc., Golden Valley, MN

50.)  Spice Blender, The Schwan Food Company, Salina, KS

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report

 

…and more!  Scroll down and see them all!

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch:

 

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

 

***  Ned’s upcoming travel (subject to uncertainty):

 

March 20-21                       San Diego, CA

March 21-24                       San Francisco, CA

April 29-30 – May 1           Baltimore, MD

May 10-19                           Singapore

June 3-5                               Ettlingen, Germany

 

***  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/

 

***  Regarding last week’s alternative selections:

 

Frank Urben:  I take it that doughnuts is a hot business in Alaska!

 

Ned:  There’s a hole industry up there.

 

Frank:  uuuugh … 🙂

 

***  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

 

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.

 

Contact conference director Bob Grupp APR (bob@gruppglobal.com).

 

***  Communicate Your Message–Across complex cultures, contexts, mediums, and audiences

 

Northeastern University’s MS in Corporate and Organizational Communication teaches you to develop, manage, and deliver global communications. Offered online and on campus, the degree’s six concentrations offer you content specific expertise in areas such as project management, human resources, and social media.

Next start term is April 2013. Learn more at

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

***  Stand Out

 

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***  Your Very Next Step newsletter is posted for February  2013.

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***  Let’s get to the jobs:

 

***  From Kathleen Haley:

 

1.)  Assistant Manager Public Relations, McCormick, Hunt Valley, MD

 

McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a global leader in flavor, is seeking a full time Assistant Public Relations Manager in its Consumer Products Division (CPD) Headquarters located at 211 Schilling Circle in Hunt Valley, MD.  This Assistant Manager will report to the Consumer Communications PR Director with a dotted line to the Corporate Branding & Communications Director.

 

With $4 billion in annual sales, McCormick & Company, Incorporated manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick.  McCormick brings passion to flavor™!  To learn more please visit us at www.mccormickcorporation.com.

 

As an employer recognized for our exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick & Co., Inc. offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services which address the needs of employees and their families.  Benefits include, but are not limited to tuition assistance, medical & dental, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), defined contribution plan, paid holidays and vacations.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of the Consumer Communications PR Director, this Assistant Manager is responsible for managing the daily public relations activities, including cultivating new and on-going business relationships and generating positive media relations for McCormick and its US Consumer brands.  This Assistant Manager serves as the key information source for routine media inquiries.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

•             Defining, creating and executing public relations strategies and campaigns that generate measurable positive media coverage.

•             Managing day-to-day public relations activities and ensuring budget compliance.

•             Serving as primary information source and manages incoming media requests.

•             Developing, implementing and managing internal communication strategies.

•             Identifying, researching, writing & preparing news releases, press statements, and articles.

 

Desired Skills & Experience

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

•             Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communication or another related field

•             Minimum 3 years of public relations experience (in-house or agency)

•             Experience in media relations and issues management

•             Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously

•             Strong analytical and conceptual problem solving skills

•             Strong organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure with firm deadlines

•             Experience leading small to mid-sized projects with crossfunctional teams

•             Exceptional interpersonal and influencing skills

•             Strong oral, written and presentation skills

•             Experience working with digital/electronic media

•             Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Power Point

•             Expertise with Microsoft Excel

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

•             Experience working in an in-house Public Relations environment

•             Demonstrated knowledge of the industry and business climate

•             Food industry experience

 

If interested, please visit www.mccormickcorporation.com and apply for position #100954.

 

2.)  Communications Specialist, Solid Ground Consulting, Portland, OR

https://www.macslist.org/macs-list/Solid-Ground-Consulting/Communications-Specialist/pKg7V3BMfySG/

 

3.)  Media and Community Relations Manager, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

https://www.macslist.org/macs-list/The-Evergreen-State-College/Media-and-Community-Relations-Manager/pWZQj8xy8vgD/

 

4.)  Intern – Corporate Communications, Integrys Energy Group, Green Bay, WI

https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_integrys/external/gateway.do?functionName=viewFromLink&jobPostId=4291

 

5.)  CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS — STUDENT INTERN (YEAR-ROUND AND SUMMER), Union Pacific, Omaha, NE

http://www.unionpacific.jobs/careers/apply/descr.cfm?REQN_NBR=066818

 

***  From Cyndi Kaufman:

 

Hi Ned,

 

Hope you are doing well.  I have a position open for a Public Affairs Specialist in the Employee Communications Unit. The job is posted on usajobs.gov.  This position focuses on our online employee magazine and strategic communications.

 

Thanks, Cyndy

 

Cyndy A. Kaufman

Unit Chief, Employee Communications

Director’s Office/Office of Public Affairs

FBI

 

6.)  Public Affairs Specialist in the Employee Communications Unit, FBI, Washington, DC

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/338710800

 

7.)  Corporate Communications and Public Relations Intern, Iridium, McLean, VA

http://iridium.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-183259.html

 

8.)  2013 Summer Intern Marketing & Communications, Life Technologies, Inc., Carlsbad, CA

http://jobs.lifetechnologies.com/us/other/jobid2802730-2013

 

9.)  Scientific Technical Writer, Life Technologies, Inc., Carlsbad, CA

http://jobs.lifetechnologies.com/san-diego/operations-management/jobid3297979-scientific-technical-writer-jobs

 

***  From Scott White:

 

10.)  Vice President, Internal Communications, financial services company, offered through HireMinds, Boston, MA

 

HireMinds is working on a search for a senior internal/employee communications position – management role with very hands on writing responsibilities – for financial services powerhouse with offices throughout New England. Will be based (mostly) in Boston with some local travel to other New England offices.

The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of experience in a strategic communications role in a large corporation or major public relations firm; a combination of agency and corporate experience is judged ideal; financial services experience is a huge plus.

We are looking for someone who

  • Has experience coaching and advising senior leaders as strategic communications counsel
  • Understands the value and complexity of planning and implementing effective internal executive communications
  • Can interact effectively with all levels of an organization, with a special focus on senior management
  • Has excellent writing, editing and oral communication skills
  • Can handle high volume of activity in fast-paced environment, with proven ability to manage both people and projects

Qualified and interested candidates should contact Scott White – scott@hireminds.com.  Seeking local candidates.

 

11.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs and Strategic Communications (PASC), Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA, US Department of State, Washington DC

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/339300100

 

12.)  Division Communications Manager, ATK Armament Systems (AS), Independence, MO

 

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.

 

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.

 

Desired Travel: less than 25%

Group: Defense

Expertise: Communications

Education: Bachelors

Job Type: Full Time

Location: MO-Independence

Years of Experience: 8-10 Years

 

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/

 

13.)  Engineer IV, Design Job, ATK, Mesa, AZ

http://www.atk-jobs.com/job/Mesa-Engineer-IV%2C-Design-Job-AZ-85201/2240908/

 

***  From Kristi Halford:

 

14.)  Account Executive/Senior Account Executive, Nevins & Associates, Towson, MD

 

Towson-based boutique PR and Marketing firm seeks seasoned account executive/senior account executive with 3 – 5 years experience.  Strong media relations, writing, event planning and overall account management experience required.   Responsibilities include 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.

 

***  From Laura Longwell:

 

15.)  Account Supervisor, Saatchi & Saatchi Science, Yardley, PA
https://publicis.taleo.net/careersection/phcg_external_career_section/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=163340

 

***  From Kate Regez:

 

Hi Ned,

We would be interested in posting the following job in your newsletter.  Please let me know if you requires any additional information.  Thank you.

Kate Regez
KP-IT  Technical Recruiter
National Functions

16.)  Communications Manager, Human Resources and Financial Strategies , IT Human Resources and IT Finance, Kaiser Permanente Information Technology, Oakland, CA or Denver, CO

Named to the Computerworld Top 100 Best Places to Work, the Kaiser Permanente Information Technology (IT) organization is the team that powers the health IT leadership of Kaiser Permanente.   The Communications Manager will deliver internal and executive communications services, establish priority communications initiatives, create associated content and messaging, execute related deliverables, work across multiple stakeholder groups to gather the necessary information and input, and collaborate with IT leaders to manage high-profile people and financial initiatives.

The Manager will be a strategic partner to the IT Human Resources and Finance executives and help drive programs that advance Kaiser Permanente IT strategic imperatives. Programs include IT’s people and engagement strategy that result in excellent engagement scores and industry recognition. IT strategy and performance communications will be based on compelling storytelling that brings financial and other strategic information to life. The manager will bring proven, creative ways of communicating with employees to educate and engage them.

Essential Functions:
Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:
•         Creating education, engagement and brand opportunities through campaigns (e.g. Best Place to Work), success stories and events.
•         Driving collaboration between operational, communication and HR representatives to realize best practices and support effective communications regarding culture programs and people-related initiatives
•         Building and executing executive communication plans in support of IT Human Resources and Finance senior executives
•         Creating associated content and messaging for a broad array of communication channels
•         Developing and implementing stakeholder engagement programs that drive awareness of and influence over programs
•         Working across multiple stakeholder groups to gather information and input for analysis and context
•         Serving as a strategic thought-partner with IT HR and IT Finance leaders
•         Collaborate with the HR communications community across Kaiser Permanente, and with IT Communications colleagues to deliver integrated internal communication plans, including communications positioning, messaging, and tactics consistent with the Kaiser Permanente brand.

Basic Qualifications:
•         Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Public Relations or related field and/or 4 years of additional work related experience.
•         Minimum of 7 years of experience in corporate communications environment, including major project leadership experience and understanding of stakeholder analysis and engagement.
•         Intensive executive communications support of a VP or above, event management, and content development.
•         Recent experience in planning and implementing complex internal communications plans and projects for a large, complex organization, with track record of increasing responsibility.
•         Demonstrated excellence in directly supporting executives in large organizations and influencing their approach to communications while nurturing the relationship
•         Recent experience in using social media for internal communications and engagement
•         Excellent Presentation and PowerPoint skills
•         Demonstrated professional-level writing and editing skills for Web and traditional media.
•         Excellent skills in researching and accessing information from the Internet.
•         Must have strong communication and planning skills, be detail oriented, well organized, problem solving/analytical, self-directed, team focused, and results oriented individual.
•         Demonstrated ability to lead others through influence and collaboration.

Contact:         Kate Regez, Lead Technical Recruiter
626-485-7033 or kate.h.regez@kp.org
Or apply directly by visiting our website and using Job Code #173381 at www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org

***  From Kris Kelly:

 

17.)  Social Media Strategist, Schafer Condon Carter, Chicago, IL

http://hoojobs.com/job/1366/

 

18.)  Public Relations Account Manager, Double Forte, San Francisco, CA

http://hoojobs.com/job/1359/

 

19.)  Senior Associate for Public Health, Burness Communications, Bethesda, MD

http://hoojobs.com/job/1368/

 

***  From Ian Barnes:

 

Hi, please post to your site, thanks.

 

Ian Barnes

Fannie Mae

 

20.)  Director of Corporate Communications, Fannie Mae – Washington, DC (Washington D.C. Metro Area)

 

Fannie Mae exists to expand affordable housing and bring global capital to local communities in order to serve the U.S. housing market. Today, our focus is on preventing foreclosures, making mortgages and rental housing as affordable as possible, and supporting the housing recovery. We are rapidly building and realigning our company to better serve the market as we support the Administration’s Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan.

JOB INFORMATION

Key leader on internal communications team charged with enhancing employee communications and increasing employee engagement through existing and new mediums.  Serves as a strategic advisor and key relationship manager to clients in establishing priorities, achieving business goals, and implementing best-in-class communications and/or marketing strategies. Clients may be internal corporate stakeholders, media or customer facing business leaders. Coordinate strategy and lead, plan and direct the work of a cross-functional team to drive communications and/or marketing initiatives and deliver quantifiable results to support corporate priorities.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Oversees and manages the      development and implementation of communication and/or marketing      strategies to support the company’s products and services. Serves as a      day-to-day lead between CoMS group and business area management, providing      strategic counsel and implementation support of communications and/or      marketing strategies and initiatives. Monitors client satisfaction and      proactively addresses any client issues.
  • Able to identify,      understand and resolve client issues. Thinks creatively and provides      strategic solutions. Builds client commitment and engagement around      strategy.
  • Adds value and creates      impact for clients. Establishes a trusted advisor relationship with      clients and is considered a strategic partner in achieving partners’      business goals and objectives.
  • Collaborates both within      own group and across divisions to deliver consultative, strategic      solutions to clients.
  • If managing staff,      coaches and mentors subordinates to achieve performance goals that are      aligned with division and company goals. Identifies career development      opportunities for direct reports. Provides frequent, informal feedback to      subordinates to aid in individual career growth and development.
  • If managing staff,      delegates work effectively. Monitors workload of direct reports to ensure      clients’ needs are met, team members are appropriately challenged, and      resources are maximized to deliver efficient and effective solutions.      Plans, documents, and manages the performance of staff managers and/or      staff. Provides for professional or technical growth through assignment,      mentoring, or training.
  • Seeks to understand the      direction of the company. Serves as a role model for delivering the      company’s messages and supporting its vision.
  • Plans, documents, and      manages the performance of subordinate managers and/or staff. Provides for      professional or technical growth through assignment, mentoring, or      training.
  • Manages budget for area      of responsibility.

Desired Skills & Experience

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree or      equivalent required 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

  • 8+ years of related      experience 

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Proven      leadership/influencing skills; can influence highest levels of the      organization; shapes business outcomes.
  • Public Relations      consulting experience considered a plus
  • Communications skills;      great instincts to guide communications planning, strategy; flawless      execution.
  • Messaging/writing;      excellent news/executive writing skills; great message development.
  • Demonstrated experience      writing internal communications for senior executives such as CEO, COO,      CFO, etc. via writing samples. Demonstrated ability to drive      long-term, enterprise-wide large communications efforts with measurable      results.
  • Knowledge of      communications best practices; experience managing vendors.

EMPLOYMENT

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

21.)  Benelux Communications Manager, Johnson&Johnson Medical, Diegem, BE

http://jobs.jnj.com/job/Diegem-Benelux-Communications-Manager-Johnson&Johnson-Medical-Job/2404049/

 

22.)  Director, Communication & External Affairs Leader, J&J Innovation Centers, Johnson & Johnson, Boston, MA

http://jobs.jnj.com/job/Boston-Director%2C-Communication-&-External-Affairs-Leader-Job-MA-02108/2449014/

 

23.)  Manager, Corporate External Communications, Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ

http://jobs.jnj.com/job/New-Brunswick-Manager%2C-Corporate-External-Communications-Job-NJ-08901/2470001/

 

24.)  Internal Communications Executive, British Airways, Waterside, Heathrow, London, UK

http://gs11.globalsuccessor.com/fe/tpl_ba01.asp?newms=jj&id=41403&newlang=1

 

25.)  Channel Editor, British Airways, Waterside, Heathrow, London, UK

 

Closing date: 21st March 2013

 

Full Time, Permanent

 

Competitive Benefits Package

 

British Airways is looking for a Channel Editor with creative flair and excellent writing ability to help deliver the airline’s internal communications channel strategy.

 

You’ll work collaboratively with and support a number of people within the business, from campaign and account managers to project owners and directors. You will help create, develop and manage the production of content for online, print, digital and social media platforms to inform and engage colleagues.

 

About the day to day

 

•The role involves sourcing news to convey messages and spark discussion with colleagues through our internal communications channels

•You will be responsible for writing and creating engaging content in columns, monthly messages, blogs postings and much more, to be used across a range of channels

•You will need to act as managing editor for local publications, and as an expert source of writing, publishing and channel development and go-to point for campaign, account and management teams

•Work with communications account teams and campaigns team to write senior leader messages for company wide and directorates specific channels

•Use your understanding of publishing, design, photography and info-graphics to create engaging local publications, working with the communication account managers Align communication in directorate publications to the departmental objectives and translate messages and stories to become relevant to difference audiences

•Develop new tools to improve online communication

•Understand how to use video and digital media, and support content and production

•Develop online presence for directorate publications with extra material and interaction opportunities

•Update and publish intranet content, including company news, industry news and the weekly ezine, Up to Date, plus directorate channels as required

•Write for company wide and directorate specific communication projects and issues, including financial results, campaigns, directorate projects and messages

•Participates in cross-functional working groups on various projects, including technology, social media and ba.com teams

•Undertakes readership surveys and considers ways to improve channels

 

About you

 

•You’ll need to write to a high standard and have proven experience of delivering well written and creative communication material

•You will need a good understanding of engaging audiences within the different channels

•You’ll have a good understanding of publishing, design, photography, info-graphics and video production

•We’re looking for someone to participate in cross-functional working groups on projects involving technology and social media – someone who will strengthen our online presence internally and contribute to driving our internal communications strategy forwards

•Have worked in a communications dept, newspaper, magazine or PR agency

•Experience of planning content and publications of publications and online channels

•Can handle a high workload and effectively managing more than one task

•Flexible and adaptable, with core communication skills (writing, planning, creative thinking)

•Tact and discretion to handle price sensitive or highly confidential information

•Proven editorial experience

 

Application Process

 

All applicants are required to submit their CV and answer the following questions.

 

Please prepare your answers in advance (max 250 words):

•Please explain the skills and experience you have that equip you for this role

•What do you believe at the top three challenges facing British Airways’ internal communications?

 

Additional Website Text

 

This role is based at British Airways HQ Waterside. Surrounded by 260 acres of parkland it includes many facilities, including a gym, bank, staff shop, Waitrose and hairdresser

http://gs11.globalsuccessor.com/fe/tpl_ba01.asp?newms=jj&id=41402&newlang=1

 

26.)  Senior Manager, Internal Communications, Corporate Relations – Employee Engagement, Roche Group, Genentech, South San Francisco, California

http://www.bright.com/jobs/job/669_genentechpj-00410382/

 

27.)  Intern – Communications – Communications Intern – Fall 2013 – Deadline 3/25/13, Southwest Airlines, Dallas, Texas

http://www.bright.com/jobs/job/1904_southwest-72992718/

 

28.)  Senior Communications Specialist, Corporate Affairs, Thomson Reuters, Eagan, MN

http://jobs.thomsonreuters.com/job/Eagan-Senior-Communications-Specialist%2C-Corporate-Affairs-Job-MN-55120/2363290/

 

29.)  Communications Director, Grand Canyon Trust, Flagstaff, Arizona

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=412800009

 

30.)  Business Development Consultant, Coffey Communications, Walla Walla, Wash

http://www.ihiresalespeople.com/jobs/view/8728253

 

31.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, Vistex, Hoffman Estates, IL

http://jobhat.com/job_detail/apply/?id=B-6d9a64df12da63e9a785e48cd61c03

 

32.)  Public Relations (Community Relations Supervisor), Space Coast Credit Union, Melbourne, FL

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=JHM25P6Z0RQ9N91QXMT&IPath=QHKV0D

 

33.)  Vice President Development and Communications, University Muslim Medical Association, Los Angeles, California

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=412200007

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

34.)  Communications Assistant, The American Law Institute, Philadelphia, PA

 

About the Job: Prestigious nonprofit located in University City seeks

Communications Assistant to be primary point person for social media and

assist with development of communications materials, e.g., press

releases, informational materials, and website content. Successful

candidate will have Associates degree (Bachelor’s preferred), plus

relevant experience in communications, marketing or public relations.

 

Contact: Please apply online at

http://jobview.monster.com/Communications-Assistant-Job-Philadelphia-PA-US-120032373.aspx?

 

34.)  Associate Communications Manager, The Association Headquarters, Mount Laurel, NJ

http://ahint.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=112692&&#job

 

35.)  Communications Consultant, Full-time, Days, Nemours, Wilmington, Delaware

http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=4963747

 

36.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, VWR International, Radnor, PA

http://jobs.vwr.com/job/Radnor-Marketing-Communications-Specialist-Job-PA-19080/2453866/

 

37.)  Marketing Communications Writer, BioClinica, Inc., Audubon, PA

http://jobview.monster.com/getjob.aspx?jobid=119650611

 

38.)  Website Design Specialist, Revel, Atlantic City, NJ

https://re21.ultipro.com/REV1003/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*370FF1E805A8DA58

 

39.)  Marketing Manager, First Quality, King of Prussia, PA

https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FIRSTQUALITY&cws=1&rid=538

 

40.)  Public Affairs Specialist (Regional Communications Director), Small Business Administration, King of Prussia, PA

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/338851400

 

41.)  Manager Communications & Public Relations, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, San Jose, CA

 

The Marketing Communications and PR Manager reports directly to the Director of Sales and Marketing (DOSM) with close liaison with the Hotel General Manager, Director of Food & Beverage and Director of Human Resources.  The PR Manager will also work closely with the Regional Director PR and Corporate PR.

 

The Marketing Communications and PR Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the hotel’s online presence as well as assist the Director of Sales and Marketing / Regional Director PR with coordination responsibilities, hotel collateral, PR opportunities and marketing materials. The individual will also work closely with the Corporate Internet Marketing Team and the property Revenue Management team, to roll out and support corporate lead programs and explore new opportunities for the hotel.

 

Responsibilities

 

• Update and add content/packages to Fairmont.com including new landing pages for events, attractions and activities that bring visitors to their respective destinations

• Implement optimization code – including Title tags, Alt tags, Image tags and meta descriptions – that have been provided by the hotel’s’ search agency

• Manage presence on listing sites and acquire inbound links from local/regional sites

• Work with DOSM to Manage the properties online advertising efforts including; display advertising, ad networks, paid directory inclusions etc. in consultation with the corporate internet marketing team and/or the hotel search agencies, leverage advertising and marketing programs

• Coordinate email campaigns executed through the Campaign team at Fairmont Corporate office.

• Assist in the production of print collateral and mkg materials for internal and external selling and promotions

• Provide the Executive Team and other appropriate stakeholders with monthly reporting summaries using vendor reports and property reporting systems

• Participate in monthly Internet Marketing calls to discuss new initiatives and share best practices.

• Facilitate public relations responsibilities alongside the Director of Sales and Marketing including but not limited to media visits, press kits, online enhancement of press material and photography.

• Responsibilities as needed daily including phone interaction and special projects

• Develop communication strategies and execute public relations programs within the hotel and local/regional/national/international markets as appropriate

• Develop and maintain an issues awareness program and crisis communication program

• Serve as a key contact in the hotel for the media, industry partners and the community

• Act as spokesperson for the hotel and as a member of the crisis management team

• Assist sales, rooms and food & beverage in creating promotional programs with media outlets (radio, print, television)

• Work with sales and food & beverage to provide creative input and partnership contacts for packages and promotion development for leisure and business travelers and promote these programs to appropriate audiences

• Continually feed Corporate PR and Agencies with news and update PR newsroom

• Develop and build positive relationships with media and industry partners in key markets

• Create promotional events that assist non-profit groups within the community, while raising the profile of both the hotel and the brand. Keep track of all property donations.

• Coordinate joint regional and national promotional opportunities with other Fairmont properties

• Leverage participation in national corporate public relations initiatives to support brand awareness both locally and nationally.

• Maintain an up-to-date photo and video library, including a photographic record of all media and special events

• Conduct individual and media familiarization trips as necessary.  Work with tourism and airline partners where appropriate

• Active participation on hotel Colleague committees, including The Green Team and Service Plus.  Champion philanthropic partnerships and promote environmental and social initiatives

• Submit monthly media measurements reports to Corporate Office and General Manager

• Submit content and ideas for Dialogue, Fairmont’s Colleague Newsletter,

• Create and manage annual PR budget

 

Qualifications:

 

• Knowledge of search engine optimization practices also an asset

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills a must

• Flexible, results-oriented, decision-maker, positive, multi tasked, self-motivated, strong initiative.

•  Ability to travel and work flexible hours and days

•  Proven ability to create partnerships within industry and community

•  Strong computer literacy, especially with Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel

• Familiarity with Microsoft Content Management tool or other content management platforms, a plus

• Basic html knowledge, a plus

• Bachelors’ degree and/or Hotel Management Diploma/Degree in PR and/or journalism degree with at least 2 years PR experience preferably in hospitality.

 

Visa Requirements: Applicants must provide proof of elegibility to work in the United States

 

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist! Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

 

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you’ll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

 

Fairmont San Jose is proud to be an Equal Oppourtunity Employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

 

https://frhi.taleo.net/careersection/ext_fairmont/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=268424

 

42.)  Corporate Communications Associate, Square, San Francisco, CA

http://hire.jobvite.com/CompanyJobs/Careers.aspx?k=Job&c=q8Z9VfwV&j=oQUcXfwD

 

43.)  Summer Internships / Promotional Marketing / Public Relations / Customer Service, Steel Town Pittsburgh Website, Steeltown Promotions, Pittsburgh, PA

https://gethired.com/apply/3e9be03f-5c7e-48e2-b934-a20d167f2697

 

44.)  Author Relations Manager, Amazon, Seattle, WA

https://us-amazon.icims.com/jobs/209273/job

 

45.)  Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations Intern, Republic Airways, Indianapolis, IN

https://re2o.ultipro.com/rep1003/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*6E0BAD08D9C12979

 

***  JOTW Weekly alternative selection(s):

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

46.)  Production Team Member- Bacon Injection, Clemens Food Group, Hatfield, PA

http://bit.ly/XY1XfS

 

47.)  Mixer Driver, Lafarge,  Burlington, KS

http://bit.ly/XY2AGc

 

48.)  Bakery Mixer Operator, Baker Boy, Dickinson, ND

Do you have a passion or desire to make a lot of dough? If so, Baker Boy is seeking a qualify applicant to be part of a our production team!

http://bit.ly/XY2GOe

 

49.)  Blender, Lubrication Technologies, Inc., Golden Valley, MN

http://bit.ly/XY2S00

 

50.)  Spice Blender, The Schwan Food Company, Salina, KS

http://bit.ly/XY32o6

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

047-13

 

04.03.2013: 0530 UTC: Posn: 14:17.4N – 049:51.7E, Around 40nm SE of Mukalla City, Yemen, Gulf of Aden.

 

Four skiffs with around six persons in each skiff approached an oil tanker underway from the port bow, mid-ships and astern. Master raised alarm, took anti piracy measures, informed UKMTO and all non essential crew retreated to the citadel. Onboard armed security team fired warning shots resulting in the skiffs stopping the approach at a distance of around four cables from the vessel. Ladder and RPG sighted in the approaching skiffs. A warship was deployed to the location for assistance.

 

046-13

 

04.03.2013: 0400 LT: Posn: 03:33.36S – 114:26.55E, Taboneo Anchorage, Indonesia.

 

An anchored bulk carrier was boarded by robbers who stole ship’s stores and escaped unnoticed. Master reported the incident to port control.

 

045-13

 

27.02.2013: Posn: 01:42.19N – 101:29.11E, Dumai Quarantine anchorage, Indonesia.

 

An anchored chemical tanker was boarded by robbers who stole engine spares and escaped unnoticed. The incident was discovered by one of the crew who noticed the broken lock and missing spares.

 

***  Ball cap of the week:  USS Freedom LCS 1

 

***  Coffee Mug of the week:    American University

 

***  T-shirt of the week:  Molokai Mo Bettah

 

***  Musical guest artist of the week:   Little Boots

 

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