JOTW 26-2013


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JOTW 26-2013

July 1, 2013

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This is JOTW newsletter number 972

 

“A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold.”

– George Bernard Shaw

 

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***  Here are this week’s Top Jobs:

 

JOTW Can’t Wait job opportunities from Rob Hallam at ServiceMaster Corporation

 

1.)  Senior Director / Communications Business Partner, ServiceMaster Corporation, Memphis, Tennessee

2.)  Director of Public Relations & Issues Management, ServiceMaster Corporation, Memphis, Tennessee

 

***  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)

 

1.)  Senior Director / Communications Business Partner, ServiceMaster Corporation, Memphis, Tennessee

2.)  Director of Public Relations & Issues Management, ServiceMaster Corporation, Memphis, Tennessee

3.)  Public Affairs Specialist, GS-1035-12, Small Business Administration, Citrus Heights, California

4.)  Corporate Development Manager, USO of Metropolitan Washington, Fort Myer, Virginia

5.)  Public Affairs Specialist, The Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Washington, DC

6.)  Public Relations Account Executive / Writer, SmartMark Communications, Philadelphia, PA

7.)  Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations, Emmanuel College, Boston, Mass.

8.)  Public Affairs and Communications Director, Sierra Health Foundation, Sacramento, California

9.)  Communications Manager, Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID), Washington, DC

10.)  Director of Development and Communications, End Child Prostitution and Trafficking-USA, Brooklyn, New York

 

11.)  Sr. Account Executive, Vantage PR, Orlando, FL

12.)  Digital Marketing Manager, Art + Business ONE, Denver, CO

13.)  Editorial Services Manager, Masons of California, Union City, CA

14.)  Web reporter, WDRB-TV, Louisville, KY

16.)  Health/Science Editor, Circle Solutions, Inc., McLean, VA

17.)  Managing Editor, Health Sciences, Elsevier, Tampa, FL

18.)  Product Marketing Manager (PHSS Marketing- First Aid/CPR), American Red Cross, Washington, DC

19.)  Manager, Public and Media Relations, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH

20.)  Supv Public Communications, Bus Operations Central Control office, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Washington, DC

 

21.)  Digital editor, Minneapolis-St. Paul (MN) Business Journal, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

22.)  Director, Advocacy Communications, Habitat for Humanity International, Washington D.C.

23.)  Communications Specialist, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY

24.)  Communications Services Specialist, Trion, Conshohocken, PA

25.)  Public Relations Specialist, AWeber, Chalfont, PA

26.)  Communications Manager – OCEO, Deloitte, Philadelphia, PA

27.)  Public Relations Agency Assistant Account Executive, Hornercom, Harleysville, PA

28.)  Marketing Public Relations, Longstreth Sporting Goods, Parker Ford, PA

29.)  Corporate Communications Specialists, InVest In People, LLC., Mason, MI

30.)  Communications Manager, Manheim, Atlanta, GA

 

31.)  Senior Manager, External Communications, AstraZeneca, Wilmington, DE

32.)  ENTRY LEVEL TO EXPERIENCED ASSOCIATE TECHNICAL WRITER, international consulting and services company, offered through Critical Path Services, LLC, Garnet Valley, PA and Research Triangle Park, NC

33.)  Corporate Communications Professional, Devon Energy, Oklahoma City, OK

34.)  Director of Corporate Communications, Plex Systems, Inc.​, San Francisco, CA

35.)  Communications instructor, The University of Akron, Akron, OH

36.)  Managing Editor, The Winter, Wyman Companies, Cambridge, MA

37.)  Speechwriter – Strategic Communications Manager, National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation, Dulles, VA

38.)  Blade/Dozer Operator, Oldcastle, Ramsay, MT

39.)  Wiper Blade Salesman, WeatherEater, Detroit, MI

40.)  Siding Installer, Advanced Staffing Professionals, Bismarck, ND

 

41.)  Noon Supervisor, Los Gatos Union School District, Los Gatos, CA

 

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***  Here are the jobs for this week:

 

JOTW Can’t Wait job opportunities from Rob Hallam at ServiceMaster Corporation

 

Ned, we have two senior communications positions open at ServiceMaster Corporation, based in Memphis, Tennessee.  Both positions will provide relocation assistance.  Thanks for your help in getting these out quickly.  All inquiries should be directed to Doug Thompson, senior recruiter, at Douglas.thompson@servicemaster.com..

 

Rob Hallam
Vice President, Corporate Communications
ServiceMaster
Memphis, Tenn.

 

About ServiceMaster
With a global network of more than 7,300 company-owned, franchise and licensed locations, Memphis-based ServiceMaster is one of the world’s largest residential service networks. The $3B+ company’s high-profile brands are Terminix, TruGreen, American Home Shield, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic and AmeriSpec. Through approximately 20,000 corporate associates and a franchise network that independently employs an estimated 31,000 additional people, the ServiceMaster family of brands provided services and products to approximately 8 million customers during the last 12 months. The company’s market-leading brands provide a range of residential and commercial services including termite and pest control; lawn, tree and shrub care; home warranties and preventative maintenance contracts; furniture repair; home inspections; home cleaning; janitorial services; and disaster restoration. Go to www.servicemaster.com for more information about ServiceMaster or follow the company at twitter.com/ServiceMaster or facebook.com/TheServiceMasterCo..

 

1.)  Senior Director / Communications Business Partner, ServiceMaster Corporation, Memphis, Tennessee

 

Develops and executes enterprise-wide multimedia communication strategies and develops ongoing strategies by partnering with TruGreen leadership. Ensures sufficient communication support for potential business issues. Internally and externally communicates the business’s vision and success. Provides assurance that all communication is consistent by leveraging tools, technology and expertise across the Communication Function.  This position reports to the SVP of Corporate Communications.

 

Responsibilities

 

1.         Develops and executes comprehensive Business Unit communication strategies.

2.         Partners closely with Business Unit leadership team to develop ongoing communication strategies and provides counsel on all communications matters.

3.         Partners with internal and external stakeholders to identify potential business issues and ensures adequate communication support for issues such as environmental concerns, consumer advocacy, tax incentives, and social responsibilities/sustainability.

4.         Ensures consistency in communication by leveraging tools, technology, and expertise across the Communication function and identifies opportunities to simplify processes, improve services and reduce costs.

5.         Ensures company’s vision and success is communicated internally and externally (corporate internet, blogs, trade shows, etc), acts as the primary contact for media inquiries, and seeks out conference and speaking opportunities for senior leadership.

6.            Assists in development and implementation of enterprise-wide projects as assigned.

 

Competencies

  1. Customer Focus/Sales Growth
  2. Results Orientation/Sense of Urgency
  3. Change Mastery
  4. Attracting and Developing Talent
  5. Integrity/ServiceMaster Values
  6. Business/Financial Acumen

Education and Experience Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree required and at least
  2. 15 years of experience in developing proactive multimedia communications campaigns, leading a corporate communications function and managing teams or related corporate communications/public relations experience required
  3. Advanced degree preferred
  4. Investor relations and journalism experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Communication skills in all forms of media (writing, digital, and social media)
  2. Strategic thinking skills
  3. Ability to use discretion and maintain confidential information
  4. Ability to respond to rapidly changing conditions with agility and imagination, capitalizing on emerging communication opportunities
  5. Influential and negotiation skills
  6. Executive presence
  7. Collaborative and problem solving skills
  8. Project management and execution skills

All inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Doug Thompson, Senior Recruiter, at Douglas.thompson@servicemaster.com.

 

2.)  Director of Public Relations & Issues Management, ServiceMaster Corporation, Memphis, Tennessee

 

Position Overview

Responsible for strategic planning, budgeting and execution for ServiceMaster public relations and social media strategies that support all brands. Manages media relations, announcements, editorial placement, and speaking opportunities. Offers counsel and guidelines to management for dealing with the media and advises departments seeking publicity in support of products and marketing efforts. Develops press releases, white papers and supporting materials. Manages supporting agencies.  This position reports to the Vice President of Corporate Communications.

 

Responsibilities

  1. The director of public relations and issues management is responsible for developing and executing programs to protect and enhance the corporate reputation of ServiceMaster and each of its brands.
  2. Responsible for managing a center of excellence for PR and issues management and designing best-in-class processes that are built from qualitative and quantitative measurement of all major PR initiatives.
  3. Developing and implementing PR strategies and tactics, including community relations, to build and maintain a positive corporate reputation among key constituencies.
  4. Serve as company spokesperson, as needed.
  5. Proactively seek strategic PR/media opportunities for the company overall and for each of its business units in appropriate trade, business and consumer media, while generating awareness of new products and service, using a consistent set of tools to ensure process and message alignment among corporate and each of the business units.
  6. Develop and execute a comprehensive PR strategy and plan for ServiceMaster, while collaborating with each communication business unit partner to create an integrated PR program for each business unit that is consistent with the company’s overall vision and business objectives.
  7. Ensure appropriate alignment between ServiceMaster corporate and business unit communication themes, strategies and messages.
  8. Identify critical business issues and partner with key internal and external stakeholders (legal, government affairs, trade groups, etc.) to ensure sufficient communication support for potential issues, such as environmental concerns, consumer advocacy, tax incentives, etc.
  9. Develop crisis communication plan, policies and leader’s toolkit and Web-based “dark site” to ensure all appropriate employees are trained to respond accordingly in case of an emergency.
  10. Partner with the VP of Safety to form a cross-functional and cross-business emergency/crisis response team and conduct necessary training to be the first line of defense in a variety of emergency/crisis situations (fire, tornado, earthquake, bomb threat, workplace violence, etc.)
  11. Direct PR team in writing, design and timely production and distribution of all PR materials, including press kits, holding statements, press releases, video/audio scripts, customer service scripts and speeches.
  12. Review and edit materials prior to distribution to ensure clarity and appropriateness for each audience.
  13. Route external releases or statements through legal to ensure compliance and then to corporate management for approval.
  14. Broadly deliver the company’s vision and success stories through a variety of vehicles, including the corporate internet, blogs, newsletters, trade, business and consumer PR, executive messaging and collateral materials.
  15. Make decisions on work prioritization for COE team members. Manage, develop, and mentor team.
  16. Select and direct external agencies to support PR activities, as needed.

Competencies

  1. ServiceMaster Commitment
  2. Customer Orientation/Positive Impact
  3. Results Orientation/Sense of Urgency
  4. Change Mastery
  5. Relationship Building/Sensitivity
  6. Talent Development
  7. Problem Solving and Decision Making

Education and Experience Requirements

  1. BS/BA in related discipline required.
  2. Generally 8+ years experience in related field.
  3. Prior management /director level experience required.
  4. MS/MA preferred.
  5. Certification, licenses required in some areas.
  6. Specific proficiencies or abilities required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Possess & applies knowledge of management skills in the completion of ongoing tasks & projects.
  2. Demonstrates significant knowledge of organization’s business practices, issues faced, and problem resolution

All inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Doug Thompson, Senior Recruiter, at Douglas.thompson@servicemaster.com.

 

3.)  Public Affairs Specialist, GS-1035-12, Small Business Administration, Citrus Heights, California

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/346214000

 

***  From Carole Chandler

 

Hi Ned,

 

Thank you for putting this on JOTW…

 

Carole Chandler

Human Capital Advisors, LLC

McLean, VA

 

4.)  Corporate Development Manager, USO of Metropolitan Washington, Fort Myer, Virginia

 

The mission of USO of Metropolitan Washington is to serve those who serve, and their families.  Every program and service has been developed to give back to the men, women and children who sacrifice so much for our country.  USO-Metro is the largest affiliate of the World USO Organization’s 160 locations, operating four Airport Assistance Centers, five Family Support Centers, one Joint Services Center, the Mobile USO Program which reaches 26 local military installations, and a myriad of programs, events, and services.

 

The Development Manager reports to the Vice President of Marketing & Development (VPMD) and manages three Development Associates, working within USO Metro’s  eight person Marketing, Development, and Communications Department. The Development Manager is responsible for establishing and meeting fundraising goals on an annual basis through corporate gifts, sponsorships, grants, budget relieving in-kind and other development initiatives. Prepares, executes and manages corporate development plan, conducts donor prospecting, handles the complete corporate development sales cycle from solicitation of new and existing corporate partners to contract negotiation, activation, account management and donor stewardship.  Works closely with development staff and other key departments within the organization to deliver an integrated marketing approach to the organizations fundraising efforts.   Manages donor database and is responsible for keeping this tool up to date with current development activity in order to build a strong donor relations program and deliver regular development activity reports.  Works closely with the VPMD in advancing partnerships with the Board of Directors and potential corporate partners.

 

This is a high visibility, critical position for USO Metro and an exceptional opportunity to make a positive, direct, and meaningful impact upon the Troops and Families whom USO of Metropolitan Washington serves so well.  USO Metro offers a competitive compensation package including base salary in the $60,000 to $70,000 range and superb benefits.

 

Please submit resumes to:

 

Carole Chandler

 

carole@humancapitaladvisors.com

 

***  From Tawnya W. Lee:

 

Good Afternoon,

We would like to post the following job vacancy below:

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns regarding this posting.

 

Sincerely,

 

Tawnya W. Lee

Human Resourses Specialist,

Overseas Private Investment Corporation

The U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution

Washington, DC

 

5.)  Public Affairs Specialist, The Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Washington, DC

 

How To Apply: Visit the website www.USAJOBS.gov.  Applicants who are not currently employed by the Federal Government can apply under announcement number OPIC-OEA-2013-0001.  Current Federal Employees or individuals with reinstatement eligibility  may apply under announcement number OPIC-OEA-2013-0002.

 

***  From Chris Frangicetto:

 

Hello, could you kindly post the following  job.

 

Thanks,

Chris

 

6.)  Public Relations Account Executive / Writer, SmartMark Communications, Philadelphia, PA

 

A rapidly growing strategic communications company based in Newtown, PA is looking for a Public Relations Account Executive/Writer to help with account management, writing and support.

Individual will have excellent oral and written communications skills and work both independently and in team environments. Experience must include either agency PR experience or in-house corporate communications, as well as past experience drafting content for opinion columns, blogs, articles, etc. Knowledge of how PR and marketing integrate is a plus.

Candidate must have:
• 3+ years serious PR or corporate communications, preferably working with energy clients or in the energy industry
• Excellent oral and written communications skills with specific experience drafting original content, articles, and opinion columns
• Familiarity in working in PR/public affairs

• Ability to multitask

 

Please send resume and salary requirements to Kristin Marcell at Kristin@smartmarkusa.com Indicate in subject line: PR Account Executive / Writer.

 

7.)  Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations, Emmanuel College, Boston, Mass.

 

Founded in 1919 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Emmanuel College is a coed, residential Catholic liberal arts and sciences college located on a 17-acre campus in the midst of Boston’s educational, scientific, cultural, and medical communities. The College enrolls over 2500 undergraduate and graduate students representing 35 countries and 33 states and territories.

 

In the Catholic academic tradition, we challenge our students and faculty to be driven in their pursuit of learning and teaching. We mine the rich resources of science and healthcare around us, and build gateways to that world on campus. Emmanuel enriches lives through powerful real world experiences, from service learning to internships. We believe education empowers people. It transforms their lives. And it opens doors.

 

Job Description:

 

Reporting to the President, the Vice President will build on this success by creating a more vibrant and sustainable advancement program, one that builds the annual fund and endowment, engages alumni more effectively in the life of the College, and attracts new sources of philanthropic revenue to support the strategic goals of the College. The Vice President will work closely with the President, Trustees and senior management team to advance the College’s overall mission and goals. The current endowment of Emmanuel College is $73.5 million. The annual operating budget of the college is $83 million. The College is contemplating the next campaign and the Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations will work closely with the President and Board of Trustees in creating and executing the plan. The College currently raises $1.3 million in annual giving and $4 million in total giving each year. There are 17,000 known alumni.

 

Requirements:

 

The successful candidate will be a results-oriented advancement professional with excellent leadership skills, a strategic and collaborative approach to alumni and development work, and superb communication skills. A demonstrated track record of experience and success in managing and leading a development & alumni office, experience and knowledge in creating and implementing a capital campaign and the ability to personally excel as a “front line fundraiser” are all essential qualifications for the position. 10 to 15 years’ experience in alumni and development work required. Experience in major gift solicitation is required, along with knowledge of higher education marketing. A bachelor’s degree is required and an advanced degree in a related field is preferred.

 

Additional Information:

 

Emmanuel College offers a stimulating and supportive work environment, competitive salaries and a generous benefits package including medical plans, retirement plans, tuition benefit, and paid vacation. Emmanuel College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or ethnic or national origin. We are an equal opportunity employer and we encourage candidates who will increase our diversity to explore. Emmanuel College is an EEO/AA/ADA employer and proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. References will be conducted by the search firm. To learn more about Emmanuel College please visit www.emmanuel.edu. For a full search description see CURRENT SEARCHES at www.deerfieldassociates.com

 

Application Instructions:

 

To explore this excellent career opportunity on a confidential basis, please send your resume and letter of interest (both as WORD documents) to: Doug Cooney, Executive Search Consultant, DEERFIELD ASSOCIATES Executive Search, Inc. 572 Washington Street, Suite 15, Wellesley, MA 02482 Telephone: 781-237-2800. Email: jobs@deerfieldassociates.com.

http://emmanuel.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=40233

8.)  Public Affairs and Communications Director, Sierra Health Foundation, Sacramento, California

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=427500018

 

***  From Nancy Miyahira:

 

Hi Ned – I would appreciate if you could post this for JOTW.  Thank you!

Thanks! Nancy

 

9.)  Communications Manager, Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID), Washington, DC

 

The purpose of this position is to develop and implement strategic communications and public relations programming to support the marketing of Georgetown and its business community. This includes: building a media relations outreach program to enhance Georgetown’s commercial district positioning; creating buzz around BID-sponsored signature Georgetown events; managing all social media platforms; communicating with BID members; generating unique Georgetown content and thought leadership communications.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. COMMUNICATIONS PLANNING/STRATEGY/IMPLEMENTATION

Develop and implement year-round strategic communications plan for Georgetown’s commercial district. Strengthen positioning, create buzz and incentivize visitor traffic. Define key messages, target audiences, relevant content and channels, and create campaigns. Duties include:

– Build and implement media relations strategy and plan for business, consumer, lifestyle, travel & trade media – about Georgetown, and align with the BID’s programs and organizational goals for the commercial district.

– Develop strong community, local, regional and national media relationships via pitches, meetings, blitzes, tours, FAM trips and the like. Maintain up-to-date media lists.

– Generate positive, buzz-worthy press coverage about Georgetown; monitor press coverage about the city, Georgetown’s peer neighborhoods and key developments in the metropolitan area; keep abreast of trends and news that may impact Georgetown.

– Create dedicated public relations campaigns around key BID initiatives and events (Georgetown 2028, Transportation, State of Georgetown, BID signature events, etc.).

– Create press kits and materials for distribution to media and other key audience channels.

– Develop sound knowledge base about Georgetown – key players, business climate, facts, history; integrate in developing story ideas and pitches for Georgetown that align with the BID’s goals for positioning and developing positive perceptions about Georgetown.

– Design, manage and grow social media program for all Georgetown BID platforms; be on top of social media trends and applications for communications outreach/audience engagement.

– Manage BID member communications – email newsletters and print pieces, as needed.

– Manage BID website and online/digital communications – content, design, development, functionality and new content – to maximize information about Georgetown and BID members.

– Contribute creative ideas for Georgetown BID events, and collaborate with Events Coordinator and Marketing Director on PR strategy to generate pre- and post- GBID event buzz.

2. MARKETING

– Work with Marketing Director and Events Coordinator on marketing projects as needed.

– Collateral: as needed, work with Marketing Director on development of marketing pieces for the BID, such as the annual report, PowerPoint presentations, invites, member guides, etc.

– Assist in managing and maintaining BID Images library – program, events, Georgetown.

3. OTHER

– Maintain key relationships with BID members, community partners and key stakeholders

– Supervise seasonal marketing interns, as needed

– Various other projects as requested/assigned by Marketing Director

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Position reports to the Marketing Director.

SCOPE

– Manages interns only

– Develops budgets and expends funds as approved for each marketing event/program

– Carries out directives and completes assignments with minimal supervision

– Prioritizes own work for maximum efficiency and productivity.

QUALIFICATIONS

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

– 5-7 years of experience in Public Relations, Communications and Marketing; experience or interest in urban planning, real estate or retail & hospitality industries preferred

– Excellent writing, editing, verbal and relationship-building skills; well-versed in working across diverse media channels with changes in technology and the media landscape

– Proven ability to successfully build and implement media relations programs that have generated positive press coverage for products, services and organizations in local to national/int’l outlets; connected to key media/has relationships to bring to this position

– Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

– Collaborative team player; ability to work with small teams/organization

– A strategic, creative and tactical thinker; ability to generate new ideas, compelling messaging and content; and leverage within the marketing program for Georgetown

– Ability to cultivate relationships and work diplomatically with a diverse group of stakeholders

– High attention to detail; eye towards high quality results (quality over quantity)

– Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, PPT) and other online applications for productivity and work efficiency

– Experience with graphic design programs, such as Illustrator, InDesign and/or Photoshop – a plus

SALARY

Competitive and comes with an excellent benefits package.

TO APPLY

Please send or email resume and cover letter to:

Communications Manager Search

Georgetown Business Improvement District

1000 Potomac Street NW

Suite 122

Washington, DC 20007

Or

You can also send your resume or questions to: jobs@georgetowndc.com . Please put “Communications Manager Search” in the Subject line.

 

BACKGROUND

 

The Georgetown BID is a 13 year-old publicly chartered non-profit organization dedicated to making Georgetown cleaner, safer, more user-friendly and more vibrant. . The Georgetown BID runs a variety of programs including marketing the neighborhood as a unique shopping, dining, and historic destination, keeping the streets and sidewalks clean and passable; improving the streetscapes with plantings and street furniture; collecting and disseminating economic development research; and improving transportation access and mobility throughout the area. The organization has a $3.1 million annual budget and 22 employees and full-time contractors. For more information visit our web site at www.Georgetowndc.com.

The Georgetown Business Improvement District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-job-related disability, veteran status, genetic information or other protected group status. In so doing, we are committed to ensuring that all employees and applicants for employment are afforded an equal opportunity to pursue job opportunities to the fullest extent possible with the organization. Decisions on employment, promotions, opportunities for personal development, compensation and benefits reflect our commitment to furthering the principles of the Georgetown BID’s equal employment opportunity policy.

This Job Announcement, and any application submitted pursuant to it, is not an offer of employment or an employment contract.

Link:  http://www.georgetowndc.com/content/about-bid/

Email cover letter & resume to:  jobs@georgetowndc.com.

 

10.)  Director of Development and Communications, End Child Prostitution and Trafficking-USA, Brooklyn, New York

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=427500036

 

***  From Kris Kelly:

 

11.)  Sr. Account Executive, Vantage PR, Orlando, FL

http://hoojobs.com/job/1512/

 

12.)  Digital Marketing Manager, Art + Business ONE, Denver, CO

http://hoojobs.com/job/1542/

 

13.)  Editorial Services Manager, Masons of California, Union City, CA

http://hoojobs.com/job/1561/

 

14.)  Web reporter, WDRB-TV, Louisville, KY

 

WDRB-TV, Louisville, KY seeks a Web reporter who can provide in-depth coverage, has strong writing ability, has copy editing skills, has solid contacts in the community and knows how to use the Web;’ investigative background is a plus.  Resume to Barry Fulmer, ND, WDRB-TV, by fax at (502) 589-5559 or online at bfulmer@wdrb.com; questions can be taken at (502) 585-0873.

 

***  From Selena Gore:

 

Hello,

 

Please see the attached opening for Circle Solutions, Inc.

 

Selena

 

Selena Gore

HR Recruiter

Circle Solutions, Inc.

McLean, VA

 

16.)  Health/Science Editor, Circle Solutions, Inc., McLean, VA

 

Circle Solutions, Inc. (Circle) is a growing, employee-owned professional services firm that has provided services and products in support of healthier, safer people and communities for more than 30 years. We focus on health, criminal justice, and other social issues and support Federal, State, and private-sector clients.

Circle is seeking a full-time Health/Science Editor to support the content editing function of a Federal health information resource center. The Health/Science Editor will perform substantive content review of written health materials to ensure high quality, accuracy, and consistency of online and print products.

 

Requirements for the position include

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, English, journalism, or a related field; a master’s degree is strongly preferred
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience in a health-related writing or editing
  • Ability to understand complex scientific/health information and interpret, simplify, and organize information for diverse audiences
  • Proficiency in writing/editing for patient/consumer audiences
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Flexibility
  • Comfort with both working independently and collaborating with a team, with the ability to provide constructive feedback to others
  • Ability to adhere to fast turnaround times and deliver high-quality work with limited direct supervision

 

Critical skills include

 

  • Familiarity with published style guides, such as GPO, Chicago, AP, and AMA
  • Familiarity with writing and editing using Plain Language principles
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and ability to edit using track changes
  • Strong Internet research skills

 

The Health/Science Editor will work in our McLean, VA, location. Following an interview, we will administer a short editing exercise.

 

This is an exceptional opportunity! We offer a beautiful office, a friendly corporate culture, a competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Please send your resume and a cover letter with your salary expectations to https://apply.hrmdirect.com/ResumeDirect/ApplyOnline/Apply.aspx?req_id=enc-15.824255049568242&source=131566-CS-5923&validationonly=true

 

Circle Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to employing a diverse and talented workforce.  Circle Solutions, Inc. does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

 

17.)  Managing Editor, Health Sciences, Elsevier, Tampa, FL

https://reedelsevier.taleo.net/careersection/51/jobdetail.ftl?job=281209

 

18.)  Product Marketing Manager (PHSS Marketing- First Aid/CPR), American Red Cross, Washington, DC

http://jobview.monster.com/Product-Marketing-Manager-PHSS-Marketing-First-Aid-CPR-Job-Washington-DC-123255143.aspx

 

19.)  Manager, Public and Media Relations, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH

http://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=175760896

 

20.)  Supv Public Communications, Bus Operations Central Control office, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Washington, DC

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=123314786

 

21.)  Digital editor, Minneapolis-St. Paul (MN) Business Journal, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

 

The Minneapolis-St. Paul (MN) Business Journal seeks a digital editor with 2-3 years experience who can craft timely and compelling products that drive loyal engagement, grow audience and extend the brand; must have solid news judgment, strong writing and editing skills, know SEO and site metrics and have the highest standards for content with ambitious traffic and engagement objectives; must know AP style, html, spreadsheets, social media and have a passion for growing the audience.  Apply to Dirk DeYoung, editor-in-chief, with a note stating qualifications for the job, at ddeyoung@bizjournals.com.

 

22.)  Director, Advocacy Communications, Habitat for Humanity International, Washington D.C.

http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=6056179

 

23.)  Communications Specialist, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY

http://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=175766696

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

24.)  Communications Services Specialist, Trion, Conshohocken, PA

http://trion.force.com/corporate/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0xd0000000C6mw

 

25.)  Public Relations Specialist, AWeber, Chalfont, PA

http://www.aweber.jobs/apply/0oRqOZ/Public-Relations-Specialist.html

 

26.)  Communications Manager – OCEO, Deloitte, Philadelphia, PA

http://jobs.deloitte.com/pennsylvania/communications/jobid3798414-communications-manager-%E2%80%93-oceo-jobs

 

27.)  Public Relations Agency Assistant Account Executive, Hornercom, Harleysville, PA

 

Silver Anvil- and Pepperpot-winning Hornercom on Main Street in Harleysville seeks PR Account Executive for an immediate opportunity.

 

Prior agency experience is a must, preferably two years or more.

 

Dont be distracted by our 100-year-old bank building or the quaint address: We are the PR agency of record for some of Phillys biggest brands and other national industry leaders.

 

Our standards, pace and expectations are notoriously high. We are deep-dive strategic counselors, programming fanatics and tactical experts. We choose our clients carefully, live and breathe them in  fact, and our staff equally so. Be crazy good at what you do and have a passion for getting even better.

That said, our own office environment is laid-back, informal, team-oriented and prone to outbursts of laughter, inappropriate and otherwise. All the while, youre advancing clients business strategies using creative communications tactics, public relations and more, all day, every day. Office politics no, jeans in the office, yes. Just dont be casual about your work. That wont fly.

 

Contact: If any of this sounds good to you, let us know right away.

Tell us why youre a fit and how youll add value for our clients. Send resume, salary expectations and references to info@hornercom.com.  Just a heads up, if we find a typo, youll be immediately disqualified. Nothing personal, but youll never make it here.

 

28.)  Marketing Public Relations, Longstreth Sporting Goods, Parker Ford, PA

http://jobview.monster.com/Marketing-Public-Relations-Job-Parker-Ford-PA-US-122994973.aspx

 

29.)  Corporate Communications Specialists, InVest In People, LLC., Mason, MI

http://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/Corporate-Communications-Specialists-Mason-MI/62c012cf/

 

***  From Racquel White, who got it from Lois Rossi:

 

30.)  Communications Manager, Manheim, Atlanta, GA

 

Description

 

Manheim has an exciting opportunity for a Manager of Communications.

 

This is a key role that creates and provides external communications to local, national and trade media and internal communications to 16,000+ employees, including frontline and remote field locations.  The Manager of Communications will be responsible for writing and editing press releases and other company materials, and will create and maintain relationships with reporters and subject-matter experts to drive strategic priorities and business-focused objectives throughout the organization.

The Manager will also be responsible for communications for one of the business markets, which may include driving employee communications, media relations, as well as community and stakeholder relations. This portion of the role will require executive coaching on communications, presence and presentation skills.

 

The Senior Manager reports to the Senior Director of Public Relations.

 

The ideal candidate is a strong writer, communicator with proven success in relationship-building with business partners and the media to communicate initiatives that drive business success. The role also requires experience creating and implementing communications plans and company initiatives for all levels of the organization, including frontline or remote field location employees.  Initiatives and communications could include new product offerings, employee engagement programs, organizational updates and public relations. This professional will be a part of the Communications team and needs to be creative, collaborative, flexible, adaptable and a team player.

 

Primary Responsibilities

–              Contributes to the execution of the department’s strategic business plan and overall communication values, yielding greater internal and external knowledge and understanding of our business and enhanced company reputation.

 

–              Develops and implements Manheim’s communication plans that engage, align and inspire employees with the company’s vision and business strategy, and drives employees’ understanding of Manheim’s priorities and key initiatives.

 

–              Supports the company and department’s efforts to broaden external awareness of Manheim and its efforts to innovate within the automotive industry.

 

–              Provides strategic counsel to internal customers and develops messaging and internal presentations for company updates, key initiatives, industry issues and other topics.

 

–              Works with business partners to implement employee engagement initiatives, including identifying and implementing communications opportunities to connect leadership with employees, and developing key messages and communications materials for all employees including those at remote field locations.

 

–              Partners with department and division leaders to develop communication plans that support their business needs.

 

–              In partnership with project teams and external communications, lead internal communications for key corporate initiatives such as acquisitions, change management, crisis communications, product rollouts, etc., providing a comprehensive communications vision around any initiatives.

 

–              Establish and track metrics that help correlate internal communications programs to organization performance and engagement.

 

–              Provide strategic and tactical Communications and Corporate Affairs support for partner functions and key business initiatives such as driving culture change, change management, new initiative rollouts, etc.

 

–              Work collaboratively with field teams to surface and identify key stories, initiatives and strategies for sharing with the broader employee base.

 

 

Qualifications

 

– Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related discipline required, with a proven ability in understanding communication principles and practices, including experience in change management.

 

– At least 5-7 years of experience in Internal/External Communications, preferably in a mid- to large-size corporation; Agency and social media expertise and experience is a plus.

 

– Superior collaboration and interpersonal skills.

 

– Open-minded, flexible and adaptable to change.

 

– Must be able to prioritize work on a daily basis and be comfortable with minimal oversight.

 

– Strategic thinker with the ability to drive programs from inception to completion.

 

– Proven problem-solving ability; able to identify source and impact of problem as it relates to other functions, impact on stakeholders, and recommended solution.

 

– Strong internal consulting skills with the professional ability to work effectively with senior leaders.

 

– Strong and versatile writer with the ability to create compelling messages that provide all stakeholders with a clear line of sight to business strategy.

 

– Experience in building relationships with key customers throughout the organization.

 

– Ability to identify and analyze business and audience needs to deliver messages via the most appropriate mix of media and channels.

 

– Ability to infuse employer brand throughout the organization.

 

– Ability to manage and prioritize heavy work load and meet deadlines in a fast- paced work environment.

 

– Experience successfully communicating to a geographically dispersed organization and frontline employees.

 

– Able to treat confidential material appropriately.

 

– Workload may demand working extended hours as necessary.

 

– Some travel is required.

 

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta

Schedule: Full-time

 

http://jobs.manheim.com/atlanta/management/communications-manager-internal-_-external-communications-jobs

 

***  From Marie Smith:

 

Hello,

 

Please post the following “Senior Manager, External Communications” job opening with AstraZeneca to Ned’s Job of the Week:

 

Thanks so much for your assistance,

 

Marie Smith, RTI Recruiting Specialist

The RightThing®

Findlay, OH

 

31.)  Senior Manager, External Communications, AstraZeneca, Wilmington, DE

http://www.candidatecare.com/srccsh/RTI.home?r=2000022906210&d=astrazeneca.candidatecare.com

 

***  From David Arneke:

 

Ned,

Here’s a good one for you in Wilmington, DE, or the Research Triangle area.

Thanks for all you do with JOTW, Very Next Step and all. Great stuff and much appreciated.

David

David Arneke
Director of Research Communications
North Carolina A&T State University

32.)  ENTRY LEVEL TO EXPERIENCED ASSOCIATE TECHNICAL WRITER, international consulting and services company, offered through Critical Path Services, LLC, Garnet Valley, PA and Research Triangle Park, NC

 

An international consulting and services company is seeking associate technical writers in the Wilmington, Delaware and the Research Triangle Park, North Carolina area with a strong science background.  This position may require:

– preparing and formatting documents for regulatory submission

– coordinating and integrating scientific comments across project teams

– preparing chemical labels

or related work.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellent attention to detail and a strong background in Microsoft Word and Excel.

A degree in chemistry, biology, toxicology, or a related science is required.

Experience in Good Laboratory Practices and/or a regulated industry is a plus.

This is a full time position with growth opportunity for a candidate with a strong work ethic and high native intelligence.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

To apply for this position please send your resume to us at resume@criticalpathservices.com.

http://criticalpathservices.squarespace.com/job-opportunities/

 

33.)  Corporate Communications Professional, Devon Energy, Oklahoma City, OK

http://www.job.com/my.job/jobdisplay/page=jobview/pt=2/exl=1/key=164023091/#.Uc7YV3bD9Ms

 

34.)  Director of Corporate Communications, Plex Systems, Inc.​, San Francisco, CA

http://jobview.monster.com/getjob.aspx?JobID=122228327

 

35.)  Communications instructor, The University of Akron, Akron, OH

 

The University of Akron (Akron, OH) seeks a communications instructor (Job #7952) for a renewable term who can teach media and communications and act as advisor to WZIP-FM, a non-commercial, student-operated station licensed to the university and serving Akron, Canton and surrounding communities.  Must hold an earned master’s degree in communications, media studies or related field and have knowledge of FCC regulations/guidelines/standards.  Collegiate level teaching and/or supervisory experience a must.  Apply online at www.uakron.edu/jobs.

 

36.)  Managing Editor, The Winter, Wyman Companies, Cambridge, MA

http://www.winterwyman.com/index.cfm/ForJobSeekers/Jobs/JobSearch?AppAction=Inquire&JID=128422&p=582

 

37.)  Speechwriter – Strategic Communications Manager, National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation, Dulles, VA

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=NRUCFC&cws=1&rid=174

 

***  Weekly alternative selection(s):

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

38.)  Blade/Dozer Operator, Oldcastle, Ramsay, MT

http://bit.ly/17mAo72

 

39.)  Wiper Blade Salesman, WeatherEater, Detroit, MI

http://bit.ly/17mAtYa

 

40.)  Siding Installer, Advanced Staffing Professionals, Bismarck, ND

http://bit.ly/17mAY4y

 

41.)  Noon Supervisor, Los Gatos Union School District, Los Gatos, CA

http://bit.ly/17mBkIw

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

133-13  20.06.2013: 0530 LT: Posn: 01:09.3N – 103:38.4E, Nipah Transit Anchorage, Indonesia.

 

Five robbers armed with knives boarded an anchored LPG Tanker. Two robbers entered the engine room while the remaining tried to break into the provision stores. On seeing the mess man entering the provision store area one robber caught him and threatened him with a knife while the others escaped. Alarm sounded and on investigating it was found that engine spares were stolen. All crew safe

 

***  Ball cap of the week:  Tri-Cities Dust Devils (Thanks Connie!)

 

***  Coffee Mug of the week:    Tim Baker Tree Service

 

***  Polo-shirt of the week:  Poli (Grappa)

 

***  Musical guest artist of the week:  Extreme

 

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