JOTW 20-2013


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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 20-2013

May 20, 2013

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This is JOTW newsletter number 966

 

“There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.”

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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.)  Global Head of Corporate Communications, The Huffington Post, New York, NY

2.)  Senior Account Executive, BackBay Communications, Boston, Massachusetts

3.)  Communications Manager, The Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

4.)  Community Outreach, Director, Sound Transit, Seattle, Washington

5.)  Communications Specialist – Digital, LegacyforHealth.org, Washington, DC

6.)  Information Architect/Interaction Designer, LM&O Advertising, Abell, MD

7.)  Manager of Web Analytics, Plow and Hearth, Madison, VA

8.)  Account Director, Alpaytac Public Relations & Marketing Communications, New York, NY

9.)  Innovative Communications Manager, KFS, Evansville, IN

10.)  Public Relations Account Executive, The Lavidge Company, Phoenix, AZ

 

11.)  Social Media Analyst, LM&O Advertising, Arlington, VA

12.)  Snr Manager, Employee Communications, Gilead Sciences , Foster City, CA

13.)  Direct Marketing Assistant, National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare, Washington, DC

14.)  Media Buyer / Planner, Zehnder Communications, New Orleans, Louisiana

15.)  Communications Director, U.S. Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT-2), Washington, DC

16.)  Director, Communications, Global Strategy Group, Hartford, Connecticut

17.)  Brand Account Assistant, CrowdStar, Burlingame, Calif.

18.)  Director of Communications, Special Projects, Great Energy Challenge project, National Geographic Society, Washington D.C.

19.)  Global Internal Controls – Sr Professional, CSC, FALLS CHURCH, VA

20.)  Account Supervisor, Jetstream Public Relations, Inc., Plano, TX

 

21.)  Senior Manager, Communications and Public Relations, American Association for Cancer Research, Inc., Philadelphia, PA

22.)  Senior Manager, Communications, Teva Pharmaceuticals, North Wales, PA

23.)  Media Relations/Broadcasting Intern:, Ripken Baseball/Aberdeen IronBirds ,Aderdeen, MD

24.)  Revolt TV Intern, Revolt TV, Los Angeles, California

25.)  Senior Writer/Editor, Herman Miller, Inc., Holland, Michigan

26.)  Communications and Development Associate, Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, New York, New York

27.)  Marketing and Communications Fellow (Part-Time), Cultural Tourism DC, Washington, D.C.

28.)  Development Communications Internship, Strategy and Policy Department, North American Representative Office, Asian Development Bank’s (ADB), Washington DC

29.)  Senior Director of Communications, major European construction company, in Atlanta or Washington DC

30.)  Director of Communications, On Line News Media Outlet, Washington, DC

 

31.)  Project Manager AHRQ, Agency of Health Care and Research Quality (AHRQ), Hyperion Biotechnology, Bethesda, Maryland

32.)  Development and Partnerships Director, Developing Radio Partners, Washington, DC

33.)  Reporter, Chicago Bureau ,Wall Street Journal, Chicago, IL

34.)  Reporter, Sauk Valley Media, Sterling, IL

35.)  Manager Public Relations, Life Technologies, Tokyo, Japan

36.)  Manager, Media Relations, Fox Sports Media Group, Los Angeles, CA

37.)  Senior Communications Manager, Harvard, Boston, MA

38.)  Communications Officer, Colorado Department of Higher Education, Denver, Colorado

39)  Marketing Coordinator (Cultural), TOWN OF PARKER COLORADO, Parker Colorado

40.)  Storytime And Puppeteer, Jack and Jill Nanny Agency, Austin, TX

 

41.)  Costumer, LEGOLAND, Winter Haven, FL

42.)  Graduate Intern – Cemetery/Full-Time Temporary, City of Savannah, Savannah, GA

43.)  Vault Supervisor, Peppermill Casino Properties, Reno, NV

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report

 

…and more!  Scroll down and see them all!

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch:

 

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

 

June 3-5                               Abu Dhabi, UAE

June 6-7                               Bangalore, India

June 7-8                               Hyderabad, India

 

***  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.

 

http://wc.iabc.com/

 

***  2013 Silver Inkwell Call for Entries: Your Chance to Shine!

 

Celebrate the Innovative and Strategic Work of IABC/DC Metro Communicator

Winning a Silver Inkwell Award is a chance for all of your hard work and determination to be recognized not just by your team but also by your peers in the communications industry. Winners will be selected by industry experts who understand the importance of communications in delivering on your business’ success and goals.

Call for Entries Now Open

IABC/DC Metro’s Call for Entries for the 2013 Silver Inkwell Awards is open. All greater Washington and Baltimore area communicators are eligible and encouraged to participate. IABC membership is not required. A panel of judges comprising eminent area communication professionals will evaluate the entries to name the Award of Excellence (first place) and the Award of Merit for each category. In addition, one overall winner may be given the Best of the Best Award, our equivalent to the best in show.

APPLY NOW!

Early Bird Deadline: Friday, June 28, 2013

IABC Member $100 | Non-member $150 | Students $60

Final Deadline: Friday, July 19, 2013

IABC Member $125 | Non-member $175 | Student $85

Follow the four easy steps to enter:

1.            Fill Out the Entry Form (includes the statement of objectives section worth 50 percent of the evaluation)

2.            Compile Your Work Sample (worth 50 percent of the evaluation)

3.            Mail Entry Form and Work Samples (3 copies of each)

4.            Make Payment (see Deadline and Entry Fees).  If using a Purchase Order or if you have any questions about the registration/entry process, please contact the IABC/DC Metro office at 703-267-2322

Awards Gala: September 26 at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery, Washington, DC

The Silver Inkwell Awards Gala is your chance to celebrate the achievements of contest winners and to gather as a community to network, share, and acknowledge our industry needs, expertise, and trends. This year we are also introducing a new twist to the festivities: the INKtalks! Similar to TED Talks, three elite communicators from the DC area will speak for five to ten minutes about relevant communication issues. Attendees will be able to ask questions after the speeches, allowing for an interactive and lively evening. Stay tuned for more details about the 2013 Awards Gala.

Got Questions?

Contact the Silver Inkwell Committee or Chair Jane Gotiangco at silverinkwell@iabcdcmetro.org

 

 

Mark Your Calendar!

Early Bird Deadline:             June 28

Final Deadline:                    July 19

Judging:                             July 29-August 16

Winners Announced:           August 26

Awards Gala:                      September 26, 5:30 p.m. networking; 6:30 p.m. dinner

http://www.iabcdcmetro.org/award-programs/documents/IABC2013SilverInkwellEntryForm.pdf

http://www.iabcdcmetro.org/award-programs/silver-inkwell.html

 

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***  Let’s get to the jobs:

 

1.)  Global Head of Corporate Communications, The Huffington Post, New York, NY

 

The Huffington Post is a leading news website, content aggregator, blog, and community platform founded by Arianna Huffington. The site has over 50 verticals (sections) in the U.S. alone, covering politics, business, entertainment, environment, technology, media, lifestyle, culture, comedy, healthy living, women’s interest, local news and more. The Huffington Post currently has editions in four other countries and three different languages, with increased expansion on the way.

 

The Huffington Post was launched on May 9, 2005 and was acquired by AOL in February, 2011. In 2012, The Huffington Post was the first online-only daily news outlet to win a Pulitzer Prize. The company also recently launched HuffPost Live, a streaming video network with 60 hours of programming every week.

 

The company attracts some of the world’s best and brightest, continues to recruit top talent, and features sophisticated training programs in a culture that embraces experimentation.

 

Position Summary

 

As a member of the senior management team, the Global Head of Corporate Communications will develop and lead all communications and public relations strategies and activities. This includes all public company communications; national and international consumer, trade and digital media; as well as overall implementation of communications plans, initiatives and programs that help advance the company’s business and reputation. A highly visible leadership role reporting directly to Arianna Huffington, the Global Head of Corporate Communications will lead a Communications team, providing creativity and innovative thinking to the opportunities and challenges at The Huffington Post.

 

The Global Head of Corporate Communications is responsible for driving the company’s message to key constituencies, including the media, consumers, employees and key industry and social media influencers. They are also responsible for thought leadership programs, event coordination, speaking engagements, reputation management, crisis communications, public affairs communications and internal communications.

 

This position will oversee the company’s global corporate communications function, leading a team of four communications professionals as well as agency resources This leader may also work in cooperation with broader AOL corporate communication efforts as appropriate.

 

This position is based in NYC.

 

Principal Responsibilities

 

Business Press: This position is responsible for leading, developing and executing the company’s communications strategy with the business press with a goal of increasing the positive visibility of The Huffington Post in the world’s leading outlets. Given its unique position as part of the press, The Huffington Post considers its relationship with other outlets a top priority and expects world-class responsiveness.

 

Executive Placement: The Global Head of Corporate Communications is responsible for implementing executive placement strategies including speaking engagements, profiles, OpEds, and other tactics to successfully position Huffington Post executives as visionaries and thought leaders across the industry.

 

Consumer Communications: This position leads all communications strategies to drive consumer adoption and use of The Huffington Post. The Global Head of Corporate Communications will be responsible for positioning Huffington Post’s offerings – including growing mobile offerings – in the consumer press on a local, national and international level. This function also maximizes industry analyst relationships as appropriate to provide necessary third-party validation of new products (like HuffPost Live) and feature enhancements that roll out frequently, due to the company’s iterative style.

 

Trade Communications: The Global Head of Corporate Communications is responsible for developing and executing strategies that secure significant and impactful coverage in key trade and digital outlets with a goal of positioning Huffington Post as the company to work with for: engaged audience and community reach, innovative solutions in digital display advertising, and high quality content creation. They should position HuffPost as the leading digital media company for the 21st Century.

 

Events: The Global Head of Corporate Communications oversees all internal and external events, both domestically and internationally. This function works collaboratively with internal stakeholders to determine sponsorship opportunities and then defines and executes strategic activations that align to the company’s goals.

 

Crisis Communications: This function anticipates and prepares for crisis by working throughout the organization to understand the types of issues and situations that can have negative public consequences and either pre-empt them or prepare executives to deal with them in the most appropriate way. The Global Head of Corporate Communications will ensure that global crisis communications process and procedures for the company are maintained.

 

International Communications: The Global Head of Corporate Communications oversees all global PR functions and agencies, applying corporate standards and messaging around the world with a goal of message consistency. In addition, this leader will be responsible for driving all launches in new countries in the months ahead.

 

Measurement: Earned media is a critical driver of the Huffington Post. The Global Head of Corporate Communications will regularly measure and report on communications effectiveness to ensure that available resources are used prudently and cost effectively.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Key Leadership Characteristics

 

Education: Successful candidates will likely have a BS/BA and ideally also have an advanced degree in Business, Marketing or Communications.

 

Experience: This individual is a world-class communications professional. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10+ years of senior corporate communications experience in public companies engaged in global, highly competitive market dynamics. The candidate will have successfully led a multi-functional communications and corporate relations function bringing broad based experience that combines media and public company experience with some tenure within an agency environment. As a result, there is a high level of focus on the ability to deliver results on-time and on-budget.

 

Attributes:

 

• Advisor: Must be a strong counselor, able to advise senior management and make sound judgments in highly pressured circumstances.

• Leader: Strong leadership skills and the ability to retain/attract and motivate talent to deliver results as well as be a collegial team player, who coaches and develops talent and creates opportunities for professional development.

• Implementer: Must be able to design and implement both strategic and tactical plans combined with the operational experience to implement and see through to successful completion.

• Communicator: A strong communicator, both written and oral, with an ability to use those skills to drive change, influence outcomes and gain the confidence of others.

• Innovator: Ability to bring new thinking and ideas to the communications challenges and opportunities as well as utilize sophisticated, best-in-class communications programs, practices and technologies. Flexibility is a key component of this role.

• Believer: Believes in the Huffington Post’s mission and strategy and is the company champion internally and externally.

• Entrepreneurial: Passion for taking novel projects from concept to completion, with little or no precedence.

• Not stuck in tradition: Because it’s only seven years old, The Huffington Post is not bound by history, or fixated on “this is the way we do it.” The company and its leadership encourage creativity, novelty, and the desire to be something completely new.

 

Specific Skills

 

• Media Relationships: Excellent existing relationships with key media across business press, broadcast, consumer, trade, digital and influencer areas.

• Budget Management: Ability to manage budgets and external agencies with a focus on measuring ROI on all activities – aligning dollars spent with the delivery of desired results.

• Business Leadership: Ability to contribute to the formulation of strategic positioning for the company on various issues.

• Marketplace Acumen: Ability to anticipate shifts in the competitive environment and their potential impact on Huffington Post’s business and respond accordingly.

 

To apply, email Willy Volk: willy.volk [at] huffingtonpost.com

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/p/job-listing-head-of-corporate-comm.html

 

2.)  Senior Account Executive, BackBay Communications, Boston, Massachusetts

http://careers.prweekus.com/jobseeker/job/13060024/

 

3.)  Communications Manager, The Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

http://www.journalismjobs.com/job_listing.cfm?JobID=1491984

 

4.)  Community Outreach, Director, Sound Transit, Seattle, Washington

http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/jobseeker/job/13444533/

 

***  From Sarah Shank:

 

5.)  Communications Specialist – Digital, LegacyforHealth.org, Washington, DC

http://legacyforhealth.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-440739.html

 

***  From Kris Kelly:

 

6.)  Information Architect/Interaction Designer, LM&O Advertising, Abell, MD

http://hoojobs.com/job/1469/

 

7.)  Manager of Web Analytics, Plow and Hearth, Madison, VA

http://hoojobs.com/job/1452/

 

8.)  Account Director, Alpaytac Public Relations & Marketing Communications, New York, NY

http://hoojobs.com/job/1498/

 

9.)  Innovative Communications Manager, KFS, Evansville, IN

http://hoojobs.com/job/1484/

 

10.)  Public Relations Account Executive, The Lavidge Company, Phoenix, AZ

http://hoojobs.com/job/1489/

 

11.)  Social Media Analyst, LM&O Advertising, Arlington, VA

http://hoojobs.com/job/1462/

 

***  From Jade Lewendon:

 

Hi Ned,

 

Please include the following opportunity within your next newsletter.

Thanks

Jade

 

Jade Lewendon

Gilead Sciences |Talent Acquisition

333 Lakeside Drive, Foster City, CA 94404

 

12.)  Snr Manager, Employee Communications, Gilead Sciences , Foster City, CA

 

Gilead was founded in 1987 in Foster City, California. In 25 years, Gilead has become a leading biopharmaceutical company with a rapidly expanding product portfolio, a growing pipeline of investigational drugs and approximately 5,000 employees in offices across four continents. Millions of people around the world are living healthier, more fulfilling lives because of innovative therapies developed by Gilead.

 

The Manager, Employee Communications will participate in the development, implementation, communication and measurement of multiple internal communication programs and/or activities which engage employees and build their understanding of our complex business.

 

Apply here: https://www.gilead.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=11523&CurrentPage=1

 

***  From Cathy Bellamy:

 

Hello,

 

We would like to post our  position listed below for one week in your next newsletter.  Please let me know if you need any additional information.

 

Thank you,

 

Cathy Bellamy

Human Resources Specialist

National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

Washington, DC

 

13.)  Direct Marketing Assistant, National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare, Washington, DC

 

National non-profit seeks professional to implement internal copy review; consolidate and submit edits by deadline; aid in the review and return artwork (final and proof) to agency; aid in the review and testing of emails, web pages, etc. Requires ability to work independently; use good judgment; good oral and written communication skills; an intermediate level of experience with personal computers and database software is required. Proficiency with Office 2010 and Adobe required; good knowledge of marketing software and database systems. Bachelor’s degree in marketing, statistics or relevant field or equivalent experience and at least three years of relevant experience in advertising, media or direct marketing is required.  Position offers competitive compensation, benefits, great location adjacent to metro and great working environment. For a full job description visit our website at www.ncpssm.org. To apply, send salary requirements and resume to hr@ncpssm.org

 

14.)  Media Buyer / Planner, Zehnder Communications, New Orleans, Louisiana

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Media-Buyer-Planner/141942.html

 

***  From Jason Gross:

 

15.)  Communications Director, U.S. Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT-2), Washington, DC

 

U.S. Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT-2) seeks experienced and energetic Communications Director to handle press and communications operations. Candidates must possess pro-active energy and initiative to earn media coverage, impeccable writing and organizational skills, strong political judgment, the ability to work under tight deadlines, and a talent for converting complicated, technical policy issues into every day, understandable language.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing and implementing a strategic communications plan; drafting press releases, talking points, op-eds, and speeches; cultivating reporter relationships; serving as primary spokesperson for local and national media;  identifying new press opportunities; shaping and planning media events, and managing congressional website, social media, and weekly electronic newsletter.   A strong candidate will embrace the joy of earning local media as much as generating national coverage.

 

The typical candidate will have previous press experience on Capitol Hill, at least 3-4 years’ experience in media relations and extensive media contacts and social media expertise.  Ties to New England/Northeast and familiarity with regional politics considered a plus.  Prior on-the-record experience required.  This is not an entry level position. Salary will be commensurate with experience.  Please e-mail resumes with three relevant writing samples to CT02JOB@mail.house.gov.

 

16.)  Director, Communications, Global Strategy Group, Hartford, Connecticut

http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=5624886

 

***  From Racquel White, who got it from Bill Imada, who got it from Sherry Hatamiya:

 

17.)  Brand Account Assistant, CrowdStar, Burlingame, Calif.

 

From Ms. Sherry Hatamiya, senior brand manager at CrowdStar.  Please note that Burlingame, Calif., is a suburban area of the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

 

CrowdStar is a global leader in the mobile and social gaming industry with more than 220 million game downloads.  CrowdStar is home to some of the most popular, fun and entertaining games including hits like Top Stylist, Mermaid World, Top Girl, and Social Girl on mobile and Happy Aquarium, Happy Pets, and It Girl on Facebook.  CrowdStar, a YouWeb incubated company, has quickly become one of the largest and most successful developers and publishers in mobile and social gaming.  We’re breaking new ground with our games and shaping the future of mobile games!

 

Our office is in downtown Burlingame, CA,  just 2 blocks from Cal Train and next to dozens of coffee shops, restaurants and stores in the area.

 

We are looking for a dynamic Account Assistant to join Covet Fashion, the new one-of-a-kind fashion app scheduled to launch this summer.  This is a notable time in our company’s history– and one of the most exciting times to join CrowdStar!!

 

The Account Assistant will be part of our Brand Team. The Brand team is responsible for working with our portfolio of fashion brands and the identification and signing of new brands. This is a temporary, full-time contract position with the possibility to become permanent!

 

The ideal candidate has the ability to:

 

•             Work with both the internal brand team and external fashion brands

•             Act as an advocate for the brand within the game space

•             Maintain excellent relationships with the brand

•             Explain and pitch Company requirements to brands

•             Adapt and iterate in a fast-paced start-up working environment

•             Work well with a variety of other departments

 

The ideal candidate should also have terrific communication and interpersonal skills and be a self-starter, always moving forward to assist team members and advancing the Company’s goals.

 

Responsibilities:

•             Identify target garments/pieces that exemplify a brand’s aesthetic

•             Analyze data to identify trends and themes for brands

•             Evangelize and inspire the marketplace to be featured on our app

•             Represent Crowdstar at trade and fashion events

 

Qualifications:

•             Sales experience is a plus

•             1-3 years of luxury services marketplace experience

•             Outstanding communication and presentation skills

•             PR and/or publicity experience with a fashion context is a plus

•             Brand account management experience

•             A passion for fashion

 

For further details regarding this position and to apply, please visit:  http://bit.ly/10VvZ17

 

18.)  Director of Communications, Special Projects, Great Energy Challenge project, National Geographic Society, Washington D.C.

http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=5622310

 

19.)  Global Internal Controls – Sr Professional, CSC, FALLS CHURCH, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=122240534

 

***  From Tony Katsulos:

 

Please share at your convenience.

Best,

Tony

 

Tony Katsulos

President & Founder

Jetstream Public Relations, Inc.

Plano, TX

 

20.)  Account Supervisor, Jetstream Public Relations, Inc., Plano, TX

 

Jetstream PR seeks Account Supervisor with solid high-tech and B2B experience

 

Jetstream PR is an independent, Dallas-based PR firm launched in 2002; our DFW business roots and relationships stretch back to 1990.  We specialize in high-tech, B2B and healthcare IT markets.  Jetstream is looking to add an experienced PR agency pro with proven success working with clients in the high-tech, healthcare IT and/or B2B space. The Account Supervisor should be a strong and versatile writer. They will have primary client responsibilities and will manage account services. In addition to creating and executing strategic awareness-building plans for clients, the AS will develop a variety of external communications, conduct analyst relations and support clients at tradeshows.  Qualified candidates must have at least four years of PR agency experience, including direct client interaction. Resumes should be sent to careers@jetstreampr.com. Please, no phone calls or unscheduled visits.

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

21.)  Senior Manager, Communications and Public Relations, American Association for Cancer Research, Inc., Philadelphia, PA

American Association for Cancer Research, Inc. is seeking a Senior Manager, Communications and Public Relations reporting to the Director, Communications & Public Relations.

Position Description and Responsibilities
– Implements public relations plans to increase AACRs visibility among key audiences, including the cancer survivor and advocacy community, opinion and thought-leaders, donors and potential donors, news media, membership, AACR leadership and the general public.
– Write and/or edit copy for various communications vehicles (i.e. press releases, speeches, web copy, member communications, eblasts and other communications and public relations vehicles).
– Manages the communications processes for the AACR grants/awards program and its collaborations, leadership announcements, and various other news content for the AACR.
– Collaborates with internal staff on communications projects; writes, edits and manages the creation of and review of all announcement press releases; oversees the review and distribution processes with all parties involved; pitches news to the media; coordinates other communications strategies (social media, web comm., etc.) to promote this news.
– Works closely with cancer center PIOs to gather and disseminate information.
– Manages the communications processes for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) collaborations and announcements.
– Collaborates with SU2C grants department and SU2C communications on projects; writes, edits and manages the creation of and review of scientific press releases; oversees the review and distribution processes with all parties involved; pitches news to the media; coordinates other communications strategies to promote the news (social media, web communications, etc.); vets and corroborates scientific information.
– Provides communications support and manages public relations plans for campaigns to promote the AACR among the public, such as National Cancer Research Month.
– Manages, assists and implements AACRs media training efforts during meetings and prior to all press conferences.
– Assists with social media communications via LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, etc. for AACR promotional purposes.
– Staffs press room operations at major AACR meetings; assists with the operations of press conferences and teleconferences.
– Develops and maintains local, national and international media and press officer contacts. Responds to media relations inquiries as required.
– Manages freelance needs as necessary.
– Assists with AACR video efforts, serving as a videographer, producer and/or project manager, and writes and/or edits scripts as needed.
– Develops new techniques for mainstreaming communications and PR plans and creating effective strategies to coordinate projects.

Position Requirements
– Bachelors Degree in Communications, Public Relations or related field.
– Knowledge of science or medicine a plus.
– Minimum of 10 years of communications and writing or editing experience preferably in the area of medical/scientific communications.
– Excellent editing, written and verbal communication skills.
– Highly organized ability to multitask and work in a busy environment.
– Project management experience a plus.
– Media relations experience and established contacts in the field are required.
– Social media skills and experience with producing video preferred.
– Strong interpersonal and judgment skills to work with a broad range of individuals and constituencies.
– Experience in dealing with high profile scientific researchers and celebrities.
– Familiarity with and understanding of medical and scientific terminology.
– Knowledge of new media: podcasts, video, social media.
– Versatility in scripting and speech writing.
– Knowledge of AP style, press release writing and website writing.
– Excellent writing and editing skills, and interpersonal and oral communication skills.
– Emotional intelligence essential to thrive in an exciting but demanding workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact: Please submit your cover letter and resume (including salary history) to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 40138, Philadelphia, PA 19106 or E-mail: humanresources@aacr.org or Fax: (215) 440-1045.

22.)  Senior Manager, Communications, Teva Pharmaceuticals, North Wales, PA

Position Summary: Work as a communications business partner to design, deliver, and harmonize communications for the Quality Organization based on business needs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
– Support alignment and coordination of communication activities for Global Quality department
– Develop, implement, and harmonize communications to support business objectives and initiatives across the Quality Organization. Develop communication solutions that will engage employees in the companys success, providing excellent customer service and quality of work.
– Work with Quality leadership to support and develop executive communications as necessary.
– Support change management programs across the region through effective communications based on local need, or by adapting global programs for the local audience.
– Work together with corporate communications team to implement corporate communication programs across the business and assess the effectiveness of employee communications and processes by determining optimal distribution, frequency, and channels of essential communications across a variety of internal audiences.
– Assist with other communication efforts outside of Quality as needed.
– Follows Teva Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures.
– Other projects and duties as required/assigned

Qualifications: Position Requirements
Education Required: Bachelors degree, preferably in Communications, Journalism or related field of study

Experience Required:
– 7+ years overall corporate communications experience
– Experience working cross functionally and interacting with partners at all levels
– Excellent communication, teamwork, and relationship building skills
– Ability to evaluate and change priorities daily and to perform efficiently within a fast paced team environment
Experience Preferred: Organization/leadership communication knowledge preferred
Specialized or Technical Knowledge Licenses, Certifications needed: Strong knowledge of MS Office
Functional Knowledge:
– Superior oral and written communication skills with the ability to build relationships as a trusted advisor with leaders/managers; ability to handle sensitive/confidential information.
– Ability to build a network of sources and thrive in a highly matrixed organization, managing and delivering against multiple priorities.
– Ability to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment, remaining focused, objective, effective, and concentrated under pressure with quick turnaround times.
– Strong attention to detail, managing multiple projects while ensuring accuracy; carrying out both strategic and practical hands-on communication activities.
– Skilled at planning, project management, time management, communicating, decision making, and organizational relations.
Company/Industry Related Knowledge: Pharmaceutical/Quality industry knowledge a plus

Teva is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V – embracing diversity while offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional development and a competitive rewards structure for all our employees.

Contact: Please apply online at https://jobs-tevapharm.icims.com/jobs/11251/sr-manager%2c-communications/job?mode

 

23.)  Media Relations/Broadcasting Intern:, Ripken Baseball/Aberdeen IronBirds ,Aderdeen, MD

Ripken Baseball/Aberdeen IronBirds is seeking a Media Relations/Broadcasting Intern (Tracking Code 2012091).

In this internship, you will learn how to assist in communication with the media, community, and general public to build and maintain good relationships and to ensure that the organization is being represented accurately and in a way that represents and reflects the standards of Ripken Baseball. The successful candidate will also assist with on-air play -by-play and color commentary of the Aberdeen IronBirds for IronBirds home games.

You’ll be trained to be able to:
– Build and maintain relationships with key media and community outlets year round
– Assist in drafting and dispersing Press Releases
– Help coordinate and carry out appearances and interviews for organization members (coaches, players, mascot, etc)
– Assemble and distribute Game Notes, Stat Packs, Rosters and Player Transactions for each game during the season
– Prepare website and material and articles including game stories, roster updates, fan polls
– Assist in planning, layout and production of the team Media Guide
– Archive team history: Rosters, stats, results, records
– Play-by-play/Color opportunities during IronBirds games
– Opportunity to broadcast Cal Ripken World Series games
– Arrange and conduct media interviews for the players and management of the team
– Assisting the team where needed (including tarp pulls, etc.)

You will also gain valuable experience in the baseball industry, with full training provided and the opportunity to work closely with all members of the IronBirds/Ripken front office!

Qualifications:
Required:
– CURRENT COLLEGE STUDENT or MAY 2013 GRAD
– Excellent written and oral communication skills
– Strong organizational skills
– Strong working knowledge of baseball and the baseball industry
– Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
– Major in broadcasting or related field
– Prior sports broadcasting experience.
– Proficiency in Radio Broadcasting and board operation.
– Flexibility in schedule depending on the needs of the business
Preferred:
– Baseball broadcasting experience
– Proficiency in Adobe Design Software (Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator)
– Proficiency in Spanish – verbal/written

Working Conditions / Special Physical Requirements: Routinely exposed to extreme hot/cold weather conditions

Contact: Please apply online at https://ripkenbaseball.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=216011&company_id=15994&version=1&jobBoardId=1112

 

24.)  Revolt TV Intern, Revolt TV, Los Angeles, California

http://www.internships.com/posting/social-media-intern-i9123509

 

25.)  Senior Writer/Editor, Herman Miller, Inc., Holland, Michigan

https://hermanmiller.taleo.net/careersection/hm_external_alljobs/jobdetail.ftl

 

26.)  Communications and Development Associate, Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, New York, New York

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=384800007

 

27.)  Marketing and Communications Fellow (Part-Time), Cultural Tourism DC, Washington, D.C.

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=340400038

 

28.)  Development Communications Internship, Strategy and Policy Department, North American Representative Office, Asian Development Bank’s (ADB), Washington DC

 

ADB Washington, D.C. Development Communications Internship Opportunity

 

Deadline for Application: June 7, 2013 at 5:00 PM Manila Time (June 7, 5:00 AM Washington, DC Time)

 

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) North American Representative Office (NARO) is seeking applicants to participate in a development communications internship at ADB’s office in Washington, D.C. beginning September 2013.

 

With the help of ADB NARO staff, the prospective ADB intern will examine development communications best practices industry wide, including other IFIs, international organizations, private sector, government agencies, NGOs and civil society in an effort to create recommendations for ADB NARO to pursue in engaging stakeholders.

 

For more information and to apply, please visit: http://www.adb.org/site/careers/internship-program

 

***  From Ben Long:

 

Ned Please run these two in next weeks JOTW.

 

Thanks!

 

Ben

 

29.)  Senior Director of Communications, major European construction company, in Atlanta or Washington DC

 

South East Div. of major European construction Co.Position could be based in Atlanta or Washington DC. Looking for a communications professional who has at least 15+ years experience in communications, with at least 5 of that in professional/financial services (in house or at an agency).  All candidates must have a deep understanding of traditional and social media with a proven ability to generate coverage and manage crises, be results oriented with a solid business knowledge, and excellent written, verbal and organizational skills. Candidates should have a history of working with executive leadership. They must be able to serve as a strategic advisor on all communications matters in this region across multi-business units and support the firm’s national growth and change initiatives. Project, team and outside vendor management skills and the ability to interact with and influence all levels of employees is essential. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence in a highly matrixed environment and a capacity to grow into positions of increased responsibility within the organization are also vital as well as the ability to communicate to multiple, diverse audiences at all levels of the organizations. Agency experience is considered a plus as well as knowledge of the Construction Industry. A BS/BA in English, Business, Journalism or related discipline is required. Salary range is in the $150k-$170K plus up to a 30% annual bonus. Looking for some suggestions.

Contact Ben Long (benlong@travaille.com).

 

30.)  Director of Communications, On Line News Media Outlet, Washington, DC

 

On Line News Media Outlet is searching for a Comm. Director for DC Offices and Studios. All Candidates at least 10+ years experience in Communications. Some of the duties will include vetting, researching, recommending and managing external communications activities for on air host as well as managing the production of some of his speeches, overseeing all PR agency work in preparation of all TV hosts’ media appearances, and functioning as senior site manager for the DC office/studio. All candidates must have a deep understanding of traditional and social media with a proven ability to generate coverage on-line and through traditional outlets, and have excellent written, verbal and organizational skills. Candidates should have a history of working with executive leadership. Capitol Hill/Political Campaign experience is considered a plus as well as knowledge of the media business especially the Broadcast Media. A BS/BA in English, Business, Journalism or related discipline is required.

Contact Ben Long (benlong@travaille.com).

 

***  From Donna Laux:

 

31.)  Project Manager AHRQ, Agency of Health Care and Research Quality (AHRQ), Hyperion Biotechnology, Bethesda, Maryland

 

Hyperion Biotechnology is seeking an experienced, dynamic communicator and team leader to support the Agency of Health Care and Research Quality (AHRQ). This is a hands-on position for an accomplished writer with managerial experience.

AHRQ is the lead Federal agency charged with improving the quality, safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of health care. AHRQ sponsors and conducts research that provides evidence-based information about health care outcomes, quality, cost, use, and access. In addition, AHRQ is committed to the writing, editing, design, dissemination, and translation of this evidence-based information from research into practice so clinicians, patients, and other health care decision makers can make more informed decisions that improve the quality of health care services.

 

The Office of Communications and Knowledge Transfer (OCKT) manages and coordinates the Agency’s print and electronic publishing; media outreach, communications planning and monitoring; and marketing, including formative research, partnership development, and creation of audiovisual materials. OCKT is responsible for ensuring that Agency products and sponsored research are available to a wide array of customers in both print and electronic forms.

 

In addition, OCKT exhibits AHRQ publications at professional meetings and conducts media and marketing outreach to ensure that AHRQ’s messages and tools reach key audiences. These may include any organization that develops health care policies, administers health services, or pays for health care. AHRQ’s customers include Federal and State policymakers; health program administrators; Medicare and Medicaid officials, beneficiaries, and enrollees; integrated delivery services; hospitals, health plans and health systems; group medical practices; home health service agencies; emergency medical services; long-term care facilities; quality improvement organizations; medical, nursing, dental, pharmacy, and allied health professional societies; health care trade associations; pharmaceutical and other health product firms; employers; business and health coalitions; medical and other health care practitioners; clinicians; providers;  patients; and consumers.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to a team of approximately 15 writers, editors, graphic designers, communications specialists, marketers and technical experts.
  • Manage production of print and electronic publications.
  • Coordinate work to ensure that timelines for delivery of products are met.
  • Interact with government leadership to interpret information and ensure that products are factually correct and appropriate for a given target audience.

 

Requirements

  • A BA or BS with preference given to individuals with advanced degrees
  • At least 7 years’ experience in delivery of health care information to public and private organizations.
  • At least 5 years of experience working with the federal government on health care policy or in delivery of health care information.
  • At least 5 years of experience as a leader of a multi-functional media team.

 

The position offers excellent benefits and compensation. You will work full-time at the AHRQ office in Bethesda, Maryland.

 

To apply: Please tell us what you’ve done that makes you perfect for this position. Submit your resume to: careers@hyperionbiotechnology.com. Include your availability and desired salary.

 

32.)  Development and Partnerships Director, Developing Radio Partners, Washington, DC

http://www.comminit.com/ci-classifieds/content/development-and-partnerships-director-developing-radio-partners-washington-dc-united-sta

 

33.)  Reporter, Chicago Bureau ,Wall Street Journal, Chicago, IL

 

The Wall Street Journal Chicago bureau seeks a keen-eyed and incisive reporter (Job #100003753) who can roam a 12-state region in search of lively and revealing news and feature stories that focus on the Midwestern economy, how it reflects and differs from the national scene. Apply online at http://careers.newscorp.com/Job/Details/5956

 

34.)  Reporter, Sauk Valley Media, Sterling, IL

 

SMART, EAGER REPORTER sought to write news and features and to realize there’s not much difference these days. You’ll get lots of Page 1 opportunities and the chance to work with a strong team of young reporters and experienced editors who are serious about making you better.

 

Bigger newspapers keep hiring away our reporters, so we are interested in journalists with ambition who will make us look good when they leave.

 

Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, reliable transportation and acceptable motor vehicle record. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.

 

Sauk Valley Media is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

 

Mail, fax or email your resume to:

 

Human Resources

 

If you have the right stuff, send cover letter, résumé and up to five writing samples to:

 

Larry Lough, Executive Editor

llough@saukvalley.com

Sauk Valley Media

P.O. Box 498

Sterling IL 61081

 

http://www.shawmedia.com./job_details.php?job_id=250

 

35.)  Manager Public Relations, Life Technologies, Tokyo, Japan

http://jobs.sciencecareers.org/job/303167/manager-public-relations/

 

36.)  Manager, Media Relations, Fox Sports Media Group, Los Angeles, CA

http://careers.newscorp.com/Job/Details/9389

 

37.)  Senior Communications Manager, Harvard, Boston, MA

http://www.comminit.com/ci-classifieds/content/senior-communications-manager-harvard-boston-ma-united-states

 

***  From Andrew Hudson’s Jobs List:

 

38.)  Communications Officer, Colorado Department of Higher Education, Denver, Colorado

http://andrewhudsonsjobslist.com/index.cfm?PID=805&ID=8903,30030,0&S=imoooioruwr#j5

 

39)  Marketing Coordinator (Cultural), TOWN OF PARKER COLORADO, Parker Colorado

http://andrewhudsonsjobslist.com/index.cfm?PID=805&ID=8903,30030,0&S=imoooioruwr#j9

 

***  JOTW Weekly alternative selection(s):

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

40.)  Storytime And Puppeteer, Jack and Jill Nanny Agency, Austin, TX

http://bit.ly/17O0X1n

 

41.)  Costumer, LEGOLAND, Winter Haven, FL

http://bit.ly/16juVfP

 

42.)  Graduate Intern – Cemetery/Full-Time Temporary, City of Savannah, Savannah, GA

http://bit.ly/15N38oc

 

43.)  Vault Supervisor, Peppermill Casino Properties, Reno, NV

http://bit.ly/15N3smW

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

100-13  05.05.2013: 2248 UTC: Posn: 05:41.7N – 001:20.2E, Around 27nm SSE of Lome, Togo.

 

Nine armed pirates in a speed boat approached a chemical tanker during STS operations. Alarm raised and all crew members retreated into the accommodation and locked the doors. Three pirates boarded the tanker and opened fire. Master contacted Togo Navy for assistance. The Togo navy guards on board the other vessel, alongside, exchanged fire with the pirates resulting in the pirates aborting the attempted attack and moved away. There were some damages caused due to the gun firing.  View

 

099-13  12.05.2013: 0203 LT: 03:48N – 077:11W: Buenaventura anchorage, Colombia.

 

While at anchor D/O on board a bulk carrier noticed robbers from a small boat boarding the vessel at the forecastle. He immediately alerted the deck watch keepers to retreat to the bridge. Port control informed and ship advised that a coast guard patrol vessel would be sent immediately. Crew on the bridge noticed five robbers disembarking from the forecastle deck into a small boat. Coast guard boat arrived at location and investigated. All crew safe, nothing stolen.  View

 

098-13  12.05.2013: 0415 LT: Posn: 03:41S – 114:27E, Taboneo Anchorage, Indonesia.

 

Five robbers in a boat approached and boarded an anchored bulk carrier via the anchor chain and broke into the forward store. The alert crew noticed the robbers, raised the alarm and proceeded towards the forecastle. Seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped in their boat with the stolen stores. Local agents informed.

 

***  Ball cap of the week:  USNS Spearhead JHSV-1

 

***  Coffee Mug of the week:    Grand Park City hall Hotel – Singapore

 

***  T-shirt of the week:  Singapore Airlines

 

***  Musical guest artist of the week:   J. Frank Wilson & The Cavaliers

 

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