JOTW 22-2013


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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 22-2013

June 3, 2013

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This is JOTW newsletter number 968

 

“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.”

– Helen Keller

 

This issue of JOTW comes to you from Abu Dhabi, UAE.

 

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***  This week’s Top Jobs:

 

***  A JOTW “Can’ Wait” job opportunity from SNHPA

 

Senior Director of Communications, Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access, Washington, DC (See #1 below)

***  A JOTW Can’t Wait posting from TE Connectivity

Sr. Manager of Employee Engagement Communications, TE Connectivity, Berwyn, PA (See #2 below)

***  And this Top Job from Imre:

 

Senior vice president/vice president, IMRE, NY, NY (See # 3 below)

 

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

 

***  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.)  Senior Director of Communications, Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access, Washington, DC

2.) Sr. Manager of Employee Engagement Communications, TE Connectivity, Berwyn, PA

3.)  Senior vice president/vice president, IMRE, NY, NY

4.)  Associate Creative Director, IMRE, Baltimore, MD

5.)  Account Manager, LeapFrog Solutions, Fairfax, VA

6.)  Account Coordinator,  LeapFrog Solutions, Fairfax, VA

7.)  Senior Writer for Marketing & Public Relations, BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY, Storm Lake, IA

8.)  Editorial Coordinator/Permissions Editor (208276-075), SHRM, Alexandria, Virginia

9.)  Manager, Internal Communications (208277-075), SHRM, Alexandria, Virginia

10.)  Public Relations Account Manager, Slice Communications, Philadelphia, PA

 

11.)  FULL-TIME TEMPORARY COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTING ROLE, Specialty Pharmaceutical Company, Bridgewater, NJ

12.)  Copywriter, Association Headquarters, Inc., Mount Laurel, NJ

13.)  Mid Level Copywriter, Brunner, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

14.)  Senior Manager, Media Outreach Strategy, Rainforest Alliance, New York, NY or London, UK

15.)  Social Media Interactive Strategist, C Spire Wireless, Jackson, MS

16.)  Public Relations VP – Fashion Division, 5W PR, New York, NY

17.)  Social and Graphics Media Specialist, ILWU Credit Union, Wilmington, CA

18.)  PR/Social Media Manager, White +​ Partners, Herndon, VA

19.)  Sales Account Manager, (Print, Special Sections & Online Advertising), Daily Record, Baltimore, MD

20.)  Events & Sales Manager, (Event Planning including ticket sales, Advertising Support to the team), Daily Record, Baltimore, MD

 

21.)  Assistant editor, 22nd Century Media, Northbrook, IL

22.)  Copy editor/Page designer, The Ames (IA) Tribune, Ames, IA

23.)  Marketing and Communications Officer, DuPage Community Foundation, Wheaton, Illinois

24.)  MARKETING DIRECTOR, QM PROGRAM, Annapolis, MD

25.)  Assistant Communications Manager, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York

26.)  Sr. Manager Corporate Communications Papa Murphys, Vancouver, WA

27.)  Director of Advancement and Communications, Theatre Bay Area, San Francisco, California

28.)  Communications and Public Affairs Associate, Peter G. Peterson Foundation, NY, NY

29.)  Vice President Invester Relations and Corporate Communications, Fleishman-Hillard, Saint Louis, MO

30.)  Director of Communications for North America, Tata Consultancy Services, New York, NY

 

31.)  Public Relations Manager, Netwrix Corporation, Columbus, OH

32.)  Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Capital Medical Center, Olympia, WA

33.)  Director of Public Relations, Dinner Lab, New Orleans, LA

34.)  VP, Corporate Communications, Aljazeera, New York, NY

35.)  Director of Public Relations, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY

36.)  Director, US MS Brand Communications, Genzyme Corporation, Cambridge, MA

37.)  Internal Communications Manager, Wolters Kluwer, New York, NY

38.)  Corporate Communications Intern, Omni Hotels,Irving, TX

39.)  SVP, Director of Social Media , Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL

40.)  Executive Communications Manager, EMC, Hopkinton, Massachusetts

 

41.)  Sr. Manager Executive and Internal Communications, EMC, Seattle, Washington

42.)  Sponsorship Specialist, Corporate Communications, Emirates Airline, The Emirates Group, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

43.)  Senior Corporate Communications Manager, Randstad Technologies, Woburn, MA

44.)  FT Feed Yard Cowboy, Briggs Feed Yard, Seward, NE

45.)  Milker- GL, ConAgra Foods, Paterson, WA

46.)  Ice Cream Scooper, Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous, San Francisco, CA

47.)  Cheese Lead, New Seasons Market, Portland, OR

48.)  Potato Inspectors (Seasonal), Dept of Agri & Cons Services, Commonwealth of Virginia

49.)  Salad Maker, Borio’s Restaurant, Cicero, NY

 

***  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!

 

***  Navies Sail into Singapore for IMDEX 2013

http://www.defensemedianetwork.com/stories/navies-sail-into-singapore-for-imdex-2013/

 

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

 

June 3-5                               Abu Dhabi, UAE

June 6-7                               Bangalore, India

June 7-8                               Hyderabad, India

June 9-10                             Bangalore, 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

 

***  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.

Learn more at

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

***  Singapore:

 

Hi Ned:

I notice you were recently in Singapore. I’ve long been interested in relocating to Hong Kong or Singapore and am wondering if you have any advice for an experienced communications, media and public affairs pro who has experience with Fortune 500 companies, national media organizations and agencies.

Are there web sites or people in the JOTW family you suggest I might connect with?

 

J

 

(Send replies/advice to Ned at lundquist989@cs.com for posting.)

 

***  Stand Out

 

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http://www.yourverynextstep.com/2013/04/14/your-very-next-step-newsletter-for-april-2013/

 

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***  Let’s get to the jobs:

 

***  A JOTW “Can’ Wait” job opportunity from SNHPA

 

1.)  Senior Director of Communications, Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access, Washington, DC

 

About the Position

 

Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access, a non-profit advocacy organization based in Washington, DC, is recruiting a candidate to oversee communications for our growing team. This rewarding and exciting position provides the opportunity to lead the conversation and become a leading voice for the 340B drug discount program, safety net hospitals and the vulnerable patients they serve.

 

The position is responsible for developing and implementing a communications strategy on behalf of SNHPA and overseeing the work of our communications team and contractors. The individual hired for this position will report to the association’s President/Chief Executive Officer.

Responsibilities:

 

This is a fast-paced, deadline-driven position where you will oversee the smooth implementation and delivery of all our communications, each targeting a wide scope of key stakeholders (including SNHPA members, policy makers, the media, researchers, stakeholders, and the general public). You will work closely with executive leadership and in collaboration with staff across the organization, including our government relations, legal, membership and news publications teams.

 

You will be the media point person for SNHPA, developing and maintaining relationships with the press to ensure accurate, timely coverage of our work. When appropriate you will serve as the on-the-record spokesperson for the organization in interviews. You will also be responsible for developing a wide range of communications materials such as talking points, news releases, advocacy resources, multimedia content and more.

 

Qualifications:

 

Candidates should have a minimum of 10 years’ proven experience in senior health care public affairs, communications and/or public policy communications positions, with a strong knowledge of health care and health policy. Ideal candidates will have familiarity with and/or understanding of pharmaceutical policy, Medicare, Medicaid and hospital issues.

 

You should have a demonstrated track record of success, including developing and management of communications strategies and campaigns; effective communication in complex policy environments; on-the-record interaction with media; creating and managing goals and budgets; publications development; and website and social media communications. Experience managing a team and working closely with internal and external partners, stakeholders and contractors are a must. Superior written and verbal communication skills are required. Generous salary and benefits package.

 

How to Apply:

 

Send resume and cover letter via email to admin@snhpa.org  or fax to 202-552-5868. Please provide salary requirements, starting date and how you became aware of this position.

 

http://www.snhpa.org/public/documents/pdfs/job_sr_dir_of_communications.pdf

 

Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access (SNHPA) is an organization of close to 1000 public and private non-profit hospitals and health systems that participate in the federal 340B drug discount program. SNHPA’s mission is to increase the affordability and accessibility of

pharmaceutical care for the nation’s low-income and underserved populations. SNHPA monitors, educates, and serves as an advocate on federal legislative and regulatory issues related to drug pricing and other pharmacy matters affecting safety net providers.

 

http://www.snhpa.org/public/index.cfm

 

***  A Special JOTW Can’t Wait posting from TE Connectivity

 

2.) Sr. Manager of Employee Engagement Communications, TE Connectivity, Berwyn, PA

 

Consider a career with us:

 

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $13 billion world leader in connectivity. The company designs and manufactures products at the heart of electronic connections for the world’s leading industries including automotive, energy and industrial, broadband communications, consumer devices, healthcare, and aerospace and defense. TE Connectivity’s long-standing commitment to innovation and engineering excellence helps its customers solve the need for more energy efficiency, always-on communications and ever-increasing productivity. With nearly 90,000 employees in over 50 countries, TE Connectivity makes connections the world relies on to work flawlessly every day. To connect with the company, visit: www.TE.com.

 

Overview:

 

Reporting into the Director of Employee Engagement Communications, the Sr. Manager of Employee Engagement Communications is part of the overall Marketing, Digital Media and Communications function, responsible for helping to create and drive impactful communications in support of TE Connectivity’s strategic priorities.

 

This professional will work with key stakeholders across the company and with external vendors. They will be charged with helping to develop and execute a multi-year communications strategy designed to: increase business literacy throughout the organization; increase brand awareness, understanding and affiliation; drive employee participation in and support of business goals; and inspire employee engagement.

 

In this role, the Sr. Manager also develops and executes HR communications strategies in support of HR programs and processes, including: annual benefits enrollment in the U.S., HR transformation, performance management, leadership development and compensation planning.

 

In addition, this position plays a key role in shaping and implementing TE’s intranet strategy and supporting day to day operations of the intranet. The position will also be involved in coordinating special events, such as global webcast meetings and identifying/leveraging social media channels as appropriate.

 

This role requires a broad range of communications and project and people management skills; exceptional proactive internal client service skills; the ability to be strategic, but also execute; the ability to work well in teams; creativity and innovation in communications delivery; exceptional writing ability and a strong track record of success developing and implementing impactful communications programs that drive engagement. The ideal candidate will have a can-do attitude, bringing fresh ideas and innovative approaches to the team.

 

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

 

Specific responsibilities include:

 

•Create and execute successful communications programs that strengthen leaders, managers and employees understanding of TE Connectivity’s strategy.

•Define global messaging and communication themes for TE Connectivity overall, and TE Connectivity’s HR team, in line with the TE Connectivity strategy, brand promise and value proposition.

•Develop plans for targeted communications efforts using all available and appropriate channels including town halls, round tables talks, intranet, apps, web and email, print materials, etc.

•Provide communications advice and support to business leaders, other internal communication roles, consultants and senior support staff on a range of ad hoc issues and projects as required.

•Draft (as required) company-wide communications from senior leadership.

•Develop and maintain editorial calendar for “TE News” articles on myTE intranet. Develop and maintain editorial guidelines and standards for internal communications consistent with TE branding guidelines.

•Write “TE News” articles that reinforce TE’s strategy, supporting our internal branding efforts and increasing employees’ understanding of and commitment to TE’s business.

•Provide guidance on ways to promote collaboration and social networking tools, help the company leverage digital and multi-channel approaches to employee communications using technology, as well as traditional methods to reach a diverse, global employee audience.

•Work with team members, design and execute webcasts and other face-to-face communications and interactions to all company colleagues or specific audiences.

•Work with agencies, vendors and internal creative resources to concept and manage the development of online and offline communications projects such as videos, apps, microsites, Web content and other communications.

 

HR Communications

 

•Collaborate with HR Centers of Excellence to create HR communication strategies and plans, including developing and managing an editorial calendar for HR content. Develop communications (for example, presentations, memos, brochures, newsletter articles, website content, video scripts) to drive successful completion of multi-year HR transformation and human capital management systems projects.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

 

The ideal profile will include:

 

•8-10 years experience in corporate, internal and external communications, including HR communications. Consulting firm or communications agency experience a plus.

•Bachelors degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Business or related fields. Masters a plus.

•Excellent writing and editing skills with ability to work effectively in a variety of media (e.g., print, presentation, web) with experience using social media and collaboration tools to address internal communications challenges.

•Experience in developing multi-channel internal communications programs.

•Successful track record engaging employees with company brand, strategy, HR initiatives and company programs on a large scale.

•The ability to execute programs with speed, accuracy and efficiency by applying strong leadership and project management.

•A successful track record of working with a widely dispersed, decentralized workforce, including workforces in plants and in Asia.

•Strong implementation skills and attention to detail. Strong project management skills. Self starter with ability to set priorities and manage multiple projects.

•Must have excellent relationship skills to collaborate and influence internally with various stakeholders and subject matter experts. Ability to interact effectively across the functions, levels (manufacturing floor to C-suite) and geographies of a large, global business.

•Experience with executive communications and communications in support of complex organizational changes a plus.

•Experience with current web practices, supporting technologies, new media (including social media and viral messaging).

•Experience with Microsoft SharePoint. Proficient with communication tools including PowerPoint and Word.

 

Personal characteristics:

 

•Team player.

•Credible providing expert communications counsel, patient, hard-working and persuasive.

•Ability to develop strong working relationships with individuals with varying backgrounds, roles, and levels.

•Culturally sensitive, empathetic and creative.

•Dynamic and high energy, able to multi-task and perform under pressure.

 

https://jobs-te.icims.com/jobs/44964/job

 

You can expedite delivery of your job listing with a “Can‘t Wait” announcement, which is sent out by itself to all 10,000-plus subscribers. Can’t Wait announcements get immediate results. This service costs $300, and you can list more than one job. You can also promote events and services. Can’t Wait listings also appear in the next issue of the newsletter. Contact Ned at lundquist989@cs.com.

 

***  A Top Five posting from Dave Imre:

 

Ned-

 

I have a new posting for your community.  We are looking for an SVP/VP Financial Services for our New York City office.  Here are the details:

 

Thanks, Ned…

 

Dave

 

DAVE IMRE

CEO

IMRE

Sparks, MD

 

3.)  Senior vice president/vice president, IMRE, NY, NY

 

IMRE, a national communications and marketing agency, is seeking a New York-based senior vice president/vice president to help lead its financial services business unit.

 

General Summary

 

Under the general supervision of the agency’s president, this position provides overall strategic vision, leadership and guidance to the business unit. Directs account teams in the planning, recommendation and implementation of proactive and strategic communication initiatives for agency clients.  Working with IMRE’s CEO and the Vice President of Financial Services, this position is responsible for the overall profitability of the business unit, responsible for driving the revenue growth, and for working with existing clients to develop organic opportunities for agency work. This position is also responsible for the professional development and management of account teams.

http://imre.com/career/svpvp-financial-services-business-unit/

 

*** And this Imre position is open as well:

 

4.)  Associate Creative Director, IMRE, Baltimore, MD

 

We have an opening in our Baltimore office for an Associate Creative Director.  Besides leaping tall buildings at a single bound, they need to come up with brilliant copy and concepts for our clients.  Job description at http://imre.com/career/associate-creative-director-2/

 

***  From Mark Nelson:

 

Hi Ned,

 

Please post on your next JOTW.

 

LeapFrog Solutions, a marketing communications management firm in Fairfax, Va., is looking for an account manager and an account coordinator.

 

Go to our careers page for job descriptions and instructions on how to apply

 

http://leapfrogit.com/careers.html

 

Mark Nelson

LeapFrog Solutions, Inc.

Fairfax, VA

 

5.)  Account Manager, LeapFrog Solutions, Fairfax, VA

http://www.leapfrogit.com/account-manager.html

 

6.)  Account Coordinator,  LeapFrog Solutions, Fairfax, VA

http://www.leapfrogit.com/account-coordinator.html

 

7.)  Senior Writer for Marketing & Public Relations, BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY, Storm Lake, IA

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=J3G106697B9GTG12YLV

 

8.)  Editorial Coordinator/Permissions Editor (208276-075), SHRM, Alexandria, Virginia

https://shrm.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=208276&company_id=16075

 

9.)  Manager, Internal Communications (208277-075), SHRM, Alexandria, Virginia

https://shrm.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=208277&company_id=16075

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

10.)  Public Relations Account Manager, Slice Communications, Philadelphia, PA

 

The account manager (AM) works to ensure that client goals and objectives are being met. The AM must view the account as a whole and manage all daily activities. This position is a best fit for a self-starter who’s not afraid to pitch, is creative in seeking media coverage and is an excellent writer. Slice offers a fun, fast-paced environment that relies heavily on creativity and the latest public relations techniques and outlets. Two to four years of experience desired; no recent grads. Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communications or a related field required; master’s degree preferred. Knowledge of Associated Press style strongly preferred.

 

Position requirements include:

 

Strategy

*  Advising clients on their overall business and marketing strategies

*  Supporting a First Cut Session with a client, including taking thorough notes and contributing to the conversation

*  Developing and delivering a strategy document to a client

*  Evaluating, prioritizing and predicting clients’ needs and having a clear understanding of what PR successes mean to them

 

Project Management

*  Having a clear understanding of client budgets and deadlines and meet both regularly

*  Delivering thorough, detailed and relevant project management updates with clients and in staff meetings

*  Managing managers to ensure my clients’ needs are satisfied

*  Managing clients to ensure they meet media and project deadlines; proactively asking questions to ensure they have what they need

 

Material Development

*  Proficiency in developing press releases, media alerts, bylined articles, blogs, and status updates

*  Contributiing to the material development of my team members through proofreading for content, grammar, spelling and structure

 

Research

*  Researching my clients’ competitors, industries, trends, influencers and media targets every day to identify opportunities

*  Using the resources available to find data or figure things out

 

Media Relations

*  Developing strong and meaningful media relationships for the benefit of my clients

*  Crafting pitches that generate media coverage for my clients

*  Communicating with reporters, editors, and producers through email, phone, and other methods

*  Preparing clients for interviews and advise them on how to leverage opportunities

*  Evaluating the impact of a media placement through business opportunities, Web site analytics, impressions, internal business use, etc.

 

Social Media

* Familiarity in using and discussing social media tools including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn, OfferPop, HootSuite, Sprout Social, and SpredFast

*  Effectively assist management of social media campaigns for clients, including community development, community engagement, content development, ad development and reporting and analytics

 

Please send a resume, cover letter and three writing samples to Charla Platt-Doble at info@slicecommunications.com<mailto:info@slicecommunications.com>. No phone calls please.

 

11.)  FULL-TIME TEMPORARY COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTING ROLE, Specialty Pharmaceutical Company, Bridgewater, NJ

 

A speciality pharmaceutical company located in central New Jersey is seeking a communications consultant to fill a 3-4 month contract role. The communications consultant will work closely with the SVP of HR and other senior management on the development and execution of internal and executive communications strategies. Some external communications responsibilities will also apply. Candidates should have at least 15 years of communications experience, particularly in internal/employee communications. Strong Powerpoint skills are required. The communications consultant must work on-site five days a week at the company’s corporate headquarters in Bridgewater, NJ.  Interested candidates should contact Jenn Saldarelli of Chaloner Associates at jenn@chaloner.com.

 

12.)  Copywriter, Association Headquarters, Inc., Mount Laurel, NJ

 

Association Headquarters, Inc., a fast growing Association Management Company (AMC), seeks a creative and enthusiastic writer/editing professional with 2-3 years experience.

 

Description: This position is responsible for all aspects of coordinating, writing and copyediting content for multiple non-profit association and professional society clients. The ideal candidate will be an experienced and innovative thinker with the ability to multi-task and work both on a team and lead his or her own client and projects.

 

The Copywriter will:

– coordinate, write and copyedit content for select AH client publications; will proofread each issue to ensure accuracy in style, punctuation and grammar

– write original articles magazine, as needed.

– coordinate, write and copyedit content for clients collateral materials.

– manage the publication calendar and will lead the process proactively, driving content through to delivery.

 

Responsibilities:

– The writer will work closely with the design team and play a key role in creating ideas and content for web, print and publications.

– Travel, as needed, to interview members at annual convention or other regional meetings.

– Prepare/format each issues editorial content for layout, which will beperformed by design services or an outside designer.

– Closely follow events/trends within the industry and client industries to develop ideas for future editorial content and to recruit industry experts who may serve as sources or contributing authors for future articles.

– Copyedit/proofread each issue to ensure accuracy in style, punctuation and grammar.

– Work with client contact to ensure accuracy of content in each issue.

– Conduct research and interview sources as necessary to develop and write articles on topics that will be assigned as needed.

– Provide regular reports detailing activity to staff, client and volunteer leaders.

– Serve as a writer, editor and proofreader on the communications and business development teams.

– Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications: Professional, well-organized candidate should be adept at producing captivating, grammatically sound copy in a deadline-driven atmosphere. Candidate should also be exacting in their pursuit of accuracy in usage, grammar and punctuation. The ideal candidate will hold a bachelors degree in marketing, communications or a similar field.

Agency experience is a plus.

 

Mission: Association Headquarters advances organizations to greatness.

Our client partners achieve measurable success in four key areas:

multi-dimensional growth, engaged and disciplined leadership, intelligent use of technology and an unwavering commitment to mission.

 

Vision: To be the most innovative and trusted management partner to associations.

 

Contact: Linda Woody, Director of Communications, 15000 Commerce Parkway, Suite C, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054 or E-mail: lwoody@ahint.com.

 

13.)  Mid Level Copywriter, Brunner, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Mid-Level-Copywriter/142056.html

 

14.)  Senior Manager, Media Outreach Strategy, Rainforest Alliance, New York, NY or London, UK

 

The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization that works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behaviour. Based in New York City, with offices throughout the United States and worldwide, the Rainforest Alliance works with people whose livelihoods depend on the land, helping them transform the way they grow food, harvest wood and host travelers.

 

Position Summary:

 

Based in London or New York City, the Senior Manager, Media Outreach Strategy will be responsible for developing and overseeing strategies for the effective use of creative content aimed at increasing awareness of the Rainforest Alliance’s mission and work among the organization’s wide-ranging stakeholders worldwide. S/he will guide and collaborate with colleagues, businesses, NGOs, government representatives, journalists and others to ensure that they have the tools and information necessary to promote and inform their audiences about the organization’s achievements.

 

Responsibilities:

 

•Drive media outreach and other promotional strategies for the organization as a whole and for specific targeted audiences in order to meet programmatic objectives;

•Track media developments and trends, cultivating new media relationships where appropriate and continually seeking out promotional vehicles and opportunities;

•Collaborate closely with staff and representatives working with media in other countries to ensure efforts and messages are consistent;

•Position key Rainforest Alliance staff members as spokespeople and to promote organizational thought leadership;

•Prepare for and orchestrate responses to media crisis;

•Analyze effectiveness of the communications tools used by the organization; and

•Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

 

•Bachelor’s degree in Communications or Journalism;

•10 years’ experience in journalism, public relations, or nonprofit, government or business communications;

•Proven track record in strategic media outreach and marketing work;

•Strong project management and organizational skills;

•Experience in managing staff;

•Demonstrated interest in conservation, corporate social responsibility and/or international development issues;

•Superior written, verbal, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills;

•Flexibility and willingness to work independently on a wide range of tasks and projects;

•Proven ability to prioritize tasks and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment; and

•Written and verbal proficiency in a foreign language preferred.

 

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package provided

The Rainforest Alliance is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Application Instructions

 

Send resume, cover letter and salary history to Human Resources, Rainforest Alliance, 233 Broadway, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10279; Fax: 212-677-2187; E-mail: Personnel@ra.org. If emailing, use the following format in the subject line: first name and last name, job title and position you are applying for.

 

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

 

***  From Kris Kelly:

 

15.)  Social Media Interactive Strategist, C Spire Wireless, Jackson, MS

http://hoojobs.com/job/1495/

 

16.)  Public Relations VP – Fashion Division, 5W PR, New York, NY

http://hoojobs.com/job/1493/

 

17.)  Social and Graphics Media Specialist, ILWU Credit Union, Wilmington, CA

http://hoojobs.com/job/1502/

 

18.)  PR/Social Media Manager, White +​ Partners, Herndon, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=122527907

 

***  From Dave Imre:

 

Ned-

 

Here are two openings from a friend here in Baltimore.

 

DAVE IMRE

CEO

IMRE

Sparks, MD

 

19.)  Sales Account Manager, (Print, Special Sections & Online Advertising), Daily Record, Baltimore, MD

 

The Daily Record, Maryland’s business and legal news and information source for 125 years, is seeking an experienced and imaginative sales account manager.  We’re looking for a detailed self-starter, able to work closely with key accounts for print and online sales.  To be considered you need proven sales experience (1-2 years).   The ideal candidate must be computer savvy, have excellent written and oral communication skills, possess the ability to multi-task while meeting deadlines and have the ability to build strong client relationships.  As an account manager you must reach your monthly sales goal through smart prospecting, networking, reaching phone call and in-person appointment targets and understanding  the BtoB market.  This position includes a base salary plus commission and bonuses.  Full benefits, EOE.  Please send a resume and cover letter to Suzanne.huettner@thedailyrecord.com

 

20.)  Events & Sales Manager, (Event Planning including ticket sales, Advertising Support to the team), Daily Record, Baltimore, MD

 

The Daily Record, Maryland’s business and legal news and information source for 125 years,  is seeking an Advertising and Events Manager to plan and oversee our 9 successful statewide awards events, prospect and sell tickets for each event, grow nominations and coordinate the event process by working with various departments and outside venders.  This position also provides support to our sales team and is responsible for Daily Record press releases and event marketing.    The ideal candidate will have a marketing and PR background with strong oral and written communication skills.  Event planning and sales experience is a plus but not required.  This is a demanding job perfect for someone with excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills and a passion for event planning and sales.  Deadlines must be met on a daily basis and editing and creative skills are a must.  If you are the right candidate please send a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Suzanne.huettner@thedailyrecord.com.  The full time position includes a base salary plus bonus plan.  Full benefits, EOE.

 

21.)  Assistant editor, 22nd Century Media, Northbrook, IL

 

22nd Century Media (Northbrook, IL) seeks an assistant editor who can help to plan a weekly newspaper consisting of new, life, arts and sports sections; must cover local events and meetings, shoot photos, cover breaking news, work with a team of editors and freelancers, knows AP style and grammar, is detail-orientedhas a creative mindset, is proficient in Microsoft Suite and InCopy and has previous newsroom experience.  Three writing samples and resume to joe@wilmettebeacon.com.    EOE

 

22.)  Copy editor/Page designer, The Ames (IA) Tribune, Ames, IA

 

The Ames (IA) Tribune seeks a copy editor/page designer who has top-notch skills, can manage multiple projects and meet deadlines; must be skilled in InDesign and be comfortable working in print and digital content management systems; must do night and weekend work.  Up to five work samples, resume and contact information for three references to Carmen Cerra, copy desk chief, 317 Fifth St., Ames, IA 50010 or call ccerra@amestrib.com.  No calls.

 

23.)  Marketing and Communications Officer, DuPage Community Foundation, Wheaton, Illinois

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=424300002

 

***  From Grace Hall:

 

Greetings Ned:

 

Please post the marketing director position at Quality Matters in the JOTW newsletter. We are looking to fill this ASAP.  We telecommute so hiring nationally.

Thank you!!

Thanks for all that you do!

 

Grace Hall

 

24.)  MARKETING DIRECTOR, QM PROGRAM, Annapolis, MD

 

Quality Matters (QM) is hiring a marketing director.  QM is a leader in quality assurance for online education and has received national recognition for its peer-based approach to continuous improvement in online education and student learning. We have a great staff and ideal candidates have a proven ability to work independently and as part of a team – especially in a fast-moving, virtual work environment. Experience in online education/non-profit industry a plus.

 

The Marketing Director will develop and advance the organization’s marketing strategies to increase revenue and market penetration while fostering relationships with stakeholders and in a manner consistent with QM’s principles and culture. Specific areas of responsibility include:

  • Conduct ongoing market research and evaluation of marketing practices
  • Identify internal and external sources of audience data, conduct analysis and forecasts, prepare reports and make outreach recommendations
  • Track relevant membership organizations, key service providers, and other leading organizations in online education
  • Measure the effectiveness of executed marketing tactics, including email and web marketing practices and recommend changes
  • Use relevant portions of the Quality Matters database to inform marketing efforts
  • Conduct user surveys and needs analysis develop to recommend product and service enhancements or additions

 

Here is the link and a brief summary https://www.qualitymatters.org/marketing-director

 

25.)  Assistant Communications Manager, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=340600023

 

26.)  Sr. Manager Corporate Communications Papa Murphys, Vancouver, WA

http://www.papamurphys.com/Careers/JobDescription?id=122

 

27.)  Director of Advancement and Communications, Theatre Bay Area, San Francisco, California

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=424100003

 

28.)  Communications and Public Affairs Associate, Peter G. Peterson Foundation, NY, NY

 

THE POSITION

Provides critical and timely editorial, research, writing and project management support for a variety of Foundation initiatives developed, implemented and managed by the Communications and Public Affairs department.

 

Reports to the Director of Communications and Public Affairs and works closely with the entire department in areas involving special events, media relations, elite outreach, policy communications, digital communications, grants communications, among others.

 

Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Research, assess, and provide recommendations on a variety of topics related to the Foundation’s work and mission. Areas include: speaking engagements and opportunities for Foundation principals and senior staff; research and materials to inform op-eds, and other written pieces by foundation principals and senior staff.
  2. Support the foundation’s outreach efforts by assessing incoming requests for speaking engagement opportunities such as potential speeches and conference events. Participate in a proactive process for seeking out engagement opportunities beyond the event invitations offered to the foundation. Prep Foundation staff and principals on substantive and logistical details for events. Assist in executive communications and coordinating and scheduling key meetings.
  3. Support the development and drafting of key internal communications documents concerning the department’s strategic recommendations, action plans, processes, and updates on a variety of Foundation initiatives and major events.
  4. Assist Foundation staff and principals on special writing projects, such as talking points, correspondence, op-eds, web features, the progress report, and other materials.
  5. As required, assist in the compiling, writing, editing, and proofing content for the Foundation’s website and signed supporter e-mail and social media communications in part to ensure interdepartmental consistency and accuracy regarding the Foundation’s key initiatives and messaging.
  6. Develop and manage programmatic and communications elements of the Foundation’s signature youth outreach effort in collaboration with partner organizations and consultants, such as overall strategy and daily decision making on competition design, recruitment of participants and supporting stakeholders, media opportunities, event planning, branding, editorial and writing support, and other questions related to grant execution.
  7. Assist in coordination and management of special projects across Foundation departments and with external consultants and vendors, including the Foundation’s annual Fiscal Summit, event programming for our sponsorship of political conventions and debates, and launch events for Foundation-organized initiatives.
  8. Support the execution of key grantee communications deliverables by liaising and working with Grants, Research, and grantee organizations. Provide input and support to grantee organizations’ communications teams on media and stakeholder outreach. Work with grantee organizations to ensure Foundation branding and other sponsorship benefits are provided at applicable events.
  9. Conduct research to support the development, planning, and execution of Foundation-organized events, including panel topics, potential speakers, and invitees. Manage production of print and A/V materials for events, such as programs, bios, research packets, and slides. Staff events as necessary.
  10. Vet news organizations and members of the media to provide information on their formats, circulation, past coverage, and ideologies. Provide recommendations on merits of incoming press inquiries based on this research.
  11. Serve additional critical support functions in media relations, including: monitoring media activity of interest, drafting media talking points as needed, proofreading and fact-checking statements and press releases to ensure proper language, consistency and accuracy, conducting research on queries, drafting quotes, and providing feedback and proofreading on press releases.

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

An ideal candidate will have:

  • 1 – 2 years full      time work experience
  • Excellent verbal      communication skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Clear, concise, and accurate writing, editing and proofing skills
  • Ability to synthesize complex information in a fast-paced environment
  • Skilled in working independently as well as part of a team and is able to demonstrate initiative, professionalism and attention to detail
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines and have the organizational skills to prioritize and manage numerous projects at once
  • Ability to coordinate and collaborate with multiple parties both internally and externally working on complex projects
  • Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of fiscal policy and public affairs
  • Ability to transform complicated policy issues into generally understandable messages

Experience with a broad array of communications styles, formats and distribution channels

 

The Peter G. Peterson Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position.

How to apply: Email careers@pgpf.org with a resume and cover letter.

 

29.)  Vice President Invester Relations and Corporate Communications, Fleishman-Hillard, Saint Louis, MO

http://www.bright.com/jobs/job/2697_fleishman-447/?bfid=43

 

***  From Michael Mccabe:

 

Please post the following job.  Thanks.

Michael Mccabe
Tata Consultancy Services

 

30.)  Director of Communications for North America, Tata Consultancy Services, New York, NY
http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=5298756&trk=jobs_biz_prem_jymbii

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

31.)  Public Relations Manager, Netwrix Corporation, Columbus, OH

http://bit.ly/11g1Qy5

 

32.)  Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Capital Medical Center, Olympia, WA

http://bit.ly/15polk9

 

33.)  Director of Public Relations, Dinner Lab, New Orleans, LA

http://bit.ly/ZtcwuH

 

34.)  VP, Corporate Communications, Aljazeera, New York, NY

http://bit.ly/15pvvFc

 

35.)  Director of Public Relations, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY

http://bit.ly/15pvDoe

 

36.)  Director, US MS Brand Communications, Genzyme Corporation, Cambridge, MA

http://bit.ly/ZvPeEr

 

37.)  Internal Communications Manager, Wolters Kluwer, New York, NY

http://bit.ly/ZvPlzW

 

38.)  Corporate Communications Intern, Omni Hotels,Irving, TX

http://www.job.com/my.job/jobdisplay/page=jobview/pt=2/exl=1/key=160650038/#.UajU7XbD9Ms

 

39.)  SVP, Director of Social Media , Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL

http://www.bright.com/jobs/job/2304718_scrapinghub9563-24939

 

40.)  Executive Communications Manager, EMC, Hopkinton, Massachusetts

http://jobs.emc.com/boston/marketing/jobid2852019-executive-communications-manager-jobs

 

41.)  Sr. Manager Executive and Internal Communications, EMC, Seattle, Washington

http://jobs.emc.com/seattle/marketing/jobid3688217-sr.-manager-executive-and-internal-communications-jobs

 

42.)  Sponsorship Specialist, Corporate Communications, Emirates Airline, The Emirates Group, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

https://ekgrpapplications.emirates.com/Careersonlineapps/JOB_VACANCIES/JobDetails.aspx?advno=148BF19CBB51B5A2

 

43.)  Senior Corporate Communications Manager, Randstad Technologies, Woburn, MA

http://www.bright.com/jobs/job/102848_j3g1qv78njvql04kypn

 

***  Weekly alternative selection(s):

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

44.)  FT Feed Yard Cowboy, Briggs Feed Yard, Seward, NE

http://bit.ly/15pvLUC

 

45.)  Milker- GL, ConAgra Foods, Paterson, WA

http://bit.ly/15pw0PA

 

46.)  Ice Cream Scooper, Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous, San Francisco, CA

http://bit.ly/15pw41M

 

47.)  Cheese Lead, New Seasons Market, Portland, OR

http://bit.ly/18DOEYn

 

48.)  Potato Inspectors (Seasonal), Dept of Agri & Cons Services, Commonwealth of Virginia

http://1.usa.gov/18DPFzM

 

49.)  Salad Maker, Borio’s Restaurant, Cicero, NY

http://bit.ly/18DQ5WQ

 

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

109-13  24.05.2013: 1850 UTC: Posn: 05:59S – 105:57E, Cigading Anchorage, Indonesia.

 

Three robbers armed with machetes in a speed boat boarded an anchored bulk carrier. Alert duty crew noticed the robbers and raised the alarm resulting in the robbers escaping. Upon investigation, it was found that engine spares were stolen. Port control informed.  View

 

108-13  23.05.2013: 0100 LT: Posn: 22:16.62N – 091:48.02E, Chittagong Port, Bangladesh.

 

During discharge operations, at berth, a product tanker was boarded by robbers armed with knives. They were noticed by the local watchman who immediately raised the alarm. The crew and watchman proceeded to the location armed with long sticks and metal pipes. Seeing the approaching crew the robbers jumped overboard and tried to escape with a mooring line which the crew successfully recovered. Port authorities informed and no action taken.

 

***  Ball cap of the week:  Eureka

 

***  Coffee Mug of the week:    Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission

 

***  Polo-shirt of the week:  Electric Co-Op Today

 

***  Musical guest artist of the week:  Gerry and the Pacemakers

 

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