JOTW 33-2013


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JOTW 33-2013

August 19, 2013

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This is JOTW newsletter number 979

 

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”

– Bill Gates

 

***  Welcome to the JOTW network.

 

***  This issue of JOTW comes to you from Long Beach, California.

 

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***  Top Jobs:  Stand above the rest.  Your job can be right here, at the top of the weekly JOTW newsletter.  Top job placement costs $100 per job per week.  To be on top, contact Ned at lundquist989@cs.com.

 

***  This week’s Top Job! A JOTW Can’t Wait Opportunity from the National Archives:

 

Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington DC

 

***  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.)  Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington DC

2.)  Marketing Manager – Tax, Thomson Reuters, Dallas, Tx

3.)  Communications Specialist , UDW Homecare Providers Union (UDW), San Diego, CA
4.)  Special Events Intern, Ronald McDonald House Charities Eastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

5.)  Advertising/Graphic Design Internship, Kloiber Jewelers, Milwaukee, WI

6.)  Social Media Intern, Nalani Services, Menomonee Falls, WI

7.)  Director, Social Media and Communications, Avalere Health, Washington DC

8.)  Senior Communications Officer – Internal Communications (rnity Cover), NSPCC, London, UK

9.)  Corporate Communications Manager, City of Medicine Hat, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

10.)  Senior Public Relations Executive, O’Donnell Agency, West Palm Beach, FL

 

11.)  Intranet Content and Project Manager, Domus, Inc, Philadelphia, PA

12.)  Digital Project Manager, LM&O Advertising, Arlington, VA

13.)  Communications Manager, International Federation of Accountants, New York, NY

14.)  Public Affairs Officer, Alberta Public Affairs Bureau, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

15.)  Director of Media Relations, GolinHarris, Washington, DC.

16.)  Editor, University Publications, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

17.)  Editorial and Publishing Officer, The Stroke Association, London, UK

18.)  Marketing and Corporate Communications Specialist, Yankee Group, Boston, Mass.

19.)  C+CC Strategic Communications Internship, Conover + Company Communications, Inc., Washington, DC or Westborough, MA

20.)  Marketing & Communications Specialist, Valley Forge Educational Services, Malvern, Pennsylvania

 

21.)  Communication Specialist/Consultant, Towers Watson,  Toronto, Ontario, Canada

22.)  Marketing & Communications Manager, H2O at Home Inc., Narberth, PA

23.)  HR Communications Specialist, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

24.)  Marketing Coordinator, Hunterdon County Career and Technical High School and Adult Education district, Hunterdon County, NJ

25.)  Director of Communications, The Adult Congenital Heart Association, Philadelphia, PA

26.)  GuideStar Public Relations Internship, GuideStar USA, Inc., Washington, DC

27.)  Admin Asst / Communications Coordinator, Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

28.)  Account Executive, Yankee Group, Boston, Mass./NYC, NY

29.)  Communications Manager, Bethesda, Maryland, American Society of Human Genetics, Bethesda, MD

30.)  Research Director/Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Analytics and Research, Porter Novelli, Washington, DC

 

31.)  Protocol Liaison Specialist, BRTRC, Patuxent River, MD

32.)  Multimedia Specialist, BRTRC, Patuxent River, MD

33.)  Mass Communications Specialist, BRTRC, Patuxent River, MD

34.)  Marketing and Communications Coordinator, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

35.)  Associate Editor, Midstream Finance, Midstream Business magazine, Houston, TX

36.)  Sr Media Relations Specialist, BNY Mellon, Jersey City, NJ

37.)  Comm. Mgr., BNY Mellon, Lake Mary, FL

38.)  PROPOSAL COORDINATOR,  EPS Corporation, Eatontown, NJ

39.)  Senior Director, Internal Communications, City of Hope, Duarte, California

40.)  Communications Manager, Richmond Park Academy (RPA), Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), South West London, UK

 

41.)  Executive responsible for Marketing, Communication and Brand, regional hospital system, Texas

42.)  Communication Manager, regional hospital system, Texas

43.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Nordson Asymtek,

44.)  Strategic Marketing Manager, EFD Asia, Nordson (China) Co., Ltd., Shanghai, Chinba

45.)  Manager, Internal Communication, Lundbeck, eerfield, Illinois

46.)  Public Relations Specialist, Cree, Inc., Durham, North Carolina

47.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, TotalBank, Miami, FL

48.)  Communications Systems Engineer with active Top Secret, Lockheed Martin, Washington, DC

49.)  Strong Writer & Manager- Chicago Suburbs, B2B- Not for Profit- N.W. Suburb of Chicago, Illinois

50.)  Head, Brand and Innovative Communication, GAVI Alliance, Washington DC

 

51.)  Publications Manager, Landon School, Bethesda, MD

52.)  Full-time sports reporter, Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

53.)  Promotional Models (lingerie and club wear styles), Lacelotus, Hartford, CT

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report

 

…and more!  Scroll down and see them all!

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch:

 

mans an incredible music-biased n’ lifestyle blog and is also a regular blogger for the Huffington Post. He’s an ex-music columnist/editor for The Beat Magazine’s “Musical Murder” column for 10 years (1997-2007); a previous staff writer for HipHopSite.Com (1996-2006); once a music reviewer staple as part of the BPM Magazine team; and was the music editor for Unleashed Magazine (2005-2007) before its collapse. He’s also been a music programming consultant for 2 Specialty channels @DMX Music Inc. for 10 years (1998-2008) helping construct a custom Sean John Channel for their SJ flagship store on 5th Avenue in NYC, and for the DMX Music Reggae channel worldwide; many of his stories, reviews and features have also been published as a regular contributing writer to Rolling Stone, The Source, Vibe, URB, Upscale, Rappages, ATM (UK), Jahworks.org, Earplug.cc, HipHopDX.com, Rap Sheet and recently as writer/blogger for UK’s Colorful Times and NYC’s Swaggerlifestyle.com under the alias DJ Pelau where his diverse set of music reviews, music video and mixtape posts were enjoyed. Once a resident DJ @The Standard Hotel ‘Rooftop Bar & Pool’ Downtown LA in its heyday for 3 years (2005-2008), he’s also produced and co-supervised some unique themed-compilations for Australian label, Petrol Records and continues to DJ throughout LA n’ beyond privately, for music festivals, special events or wherever his immaculate, diverse taste in music requires him to travel…

 

Marlon Regis (mrmarlon71@gmail.com)

 

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

 

***  Ned’s upcoming travel, maybe, perhaps:

 

August 18-21 Long Beach/Los Angeles, CA

 

August 21-22-23 San Diego, CA

 

August 23-24 Riverside/Los Angeles, CA

 

November 3-5  Provodentiales, Turks and Caicos Islands

 

December 9-11 Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

***  The July issue of “Your Very Next Ste,” Ned’s travel, adventure and outdoors newsletter is now posted at http://www.yourverynextstep.com/

 

Here you get a choice when it comes to the many volunteer and employment opportunities featured in the July issue:

 

Are you interested in our migrant work in Virginia, Maryland or our long-term woodpecker work in California?

 

***  Visit the IABC Heritage Region Conference website: http://www.iabcheritageconference.com/.

 

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

 

Northeastern University’s MS in Corporate and Organizational Communication teaches you to develop, manage, and deliver global communications. Offered online and on campus.  Learn more at

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

 

***  Stand Out

 

“Stand Out” is available for those who want to stand out in job searches compared to the competition. Go to http://www.nedsjotw.com/jotw/stand-out/ and look around. “Stand Out” is researched and written by Woody Goulart.

 

***  From David Arneke:

 

Ned,

 

If you’d like to do a good turn for a PhD student, this survey might be of interest to the science communicators among the 11,000 JOTWers.

 

Cheers,

 

David

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

The Aggie Research blog: http://aggieresearch.wordpress.com/
Twitter @aggieresearch … Facebook: Aggie Research
In print: Evolution: Research Moving Forward
http://research.ncat.edu/

Hi fellow journalists and science communicators,

 

My name is Paige Brown, and I am a PhD student in science communication at Louisiana State University. For a PhD project, I have created a survey that aims to answer questions related to how science research and press releases are translated into science news.

 

By participating in this survey, which only takes 15 minutes to complete, you are helping communication researchers understand how science makes its way from research publication to news story.

 

To participate, simply copy and paste the following URL into a new browser window:

 

https://lsucommunications.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0PTVlA7OUCLqkyV

 

Thank you for your participation! Please share the survey via social media or e-mail to friends and colleagues as well!

 

Thanks,

 

-Paige Brown

Contact for questions: pbrow11@tigers.lsu.edu

 

Paige Brown

Graduate Assistant, Research Communications Coastal Initiative

Office of Research Communications & University Relations

Louisiana State University

 

***  Battle of Lake Erie Bi-Centennial

 

In September of 1813, during the War of 1812, Oliver Hazard Perry of the U.S. Navy and his crew of 557 brave patriots prevailed over the British fleet in the Battle of Lake Erie near Put-in-Bay, Ohio. Two hundred years later, we will come together to celebrate Perry’s victory, our nation’s sovereignty and the enduring peace between nations.

 

Visit http://battleoflakeerie-bicentennial.com/ and come see this pivitol event in history come alive for you and your family!

 

Events run 8/29/2013 to 9/10/2013 at Put-in-Bay, Ohio.

  • Tall Ships Battle Re-Enactment
  • Ohio State Marching Band
  • Grammy Nominated Iris DeMent in Concert
  • Tall Ship Windy day sails
  • US Brig Niagara on-board tours
  • Reenactment Village
  • Concert series in park gazebo

 

http://battleoflakeerie-bicentennial.com/

 

***  Here are the jobs for this week:

 

***  A JOTW Can’t Wait Opportunity from the National Archives:

 

1.)  Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington DC

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

Expires Monday, August 26, 2013

As a Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist, you will manage public affairs programs and operations designed to create and maintain an internal communications strategy reflective of the strategic plan of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). This position is located within the Office of Strategy and Communications, Communications and Marketing Division in Washington, DC.

Whether you are new to the Federal Government or an experienced professional seeking a career change, you can make history at the National Archives. Our dedicated staff works across a variety of career fields to safeguard the records of the Federal Government – more than 10 billion of them.

Visit our Employee Gallery at www.archives.gov/careers to see the kinds of dynamic projects our staff are undertaking. If you want a career where you can see the difference your work makes, then join the National Archives!

Who May Apply: Applications will be accepted from current and former competitive service Federal employees, and people eligible under special hiring authorities such as the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA), Disabilities Program, etc.

For more information visit: http://archives.gov/dc-metro/washington

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/349632500

 

***  From Lisalynne, LL Quinn:

 

Hi Ned,

I am hiring for a marketing manager position.

Lisalynne, LL Quinn
Marketing Manager

ONESOURCE TAX INFORMATION REPORTING

ONESOURCE TRUST TAX

ONESOURCE NONRESIDENT ALIEN TAXATION

Thomson Reuters

 

2.)  Marketing Manager – Tax, Thomson Reuters, Dallas, Tx

 

Marketing Manager – Tax, Thomson Reuters,
Dallas, Tx

Thomson Reuters (www.thomsonreuters.com)
is looking for a Marketing Manager for one of its fastest growing divisions.

Responsibilities include:

– Provide expertise on a functional, product, segment or geographic basis and
has ownership of multiple or high impact marketing campaigns to meet business
needs, help fill the sales pipeline and build brand equity.

– Ensure successful planning, implementation, and execution of marketing
campaigns and activities as defined by the strategic marketing plan, key
customer messaging and proof points, brand ambassadorship; tactics, timing and
measurement.

– Frequently manages own projects from start to finish.

– Responsibilities include developing integrated marketing plans to include
emails, webcasts, blogs and other social media outlets.

– Demonstrates marketing expertise to provide marketing guidance on business
decisions.

– Ensures fast, clear communication of all relevant marketing activities and
tools to relevant stakeholders, and collects regular feedback.

– Assist in the creation of new ideas/approaches to effectively enhance the
communication of key messages. We are the leading source of intelligent
information for the world’s businesses and professionals, providing customers
with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of
human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides
decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better
decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk,
legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets,
powered by the world’s most trusted news organization.

Qualifications

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS & COMPENTENCIES

– Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in marketing.

– Experience in the tax industry, preferably tax information reporting (1099),
wealth management, and trust tax is preferred. Also knowledge of the IRS
regulatory environment desired.

– Good understanding of marketing analytics and measurement. Experience in
sales and marketing automation – preferably Marketo, Eloqua and Salesforce.com

– Experience managing integrated marketing campaigns that include email, direct
mail, webcasts, blogs, whitepapers, articles and newsletters.

– Experience understanding online marketing presence and strategy.

– Excellent writing abilities for web and email campaigns.

– Experience working with a marketing communications team and web team to
create successful campaigns to fill the sales pipeline with MQLs and SQLs.

– Must possess excellent marketing communication skills and have a high degree
of understanding the customer experience.

– Highly collaborative individual with proven ability to work well in a matrix
organization and effectively manage across boundaries.

– Software requirements: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Knowledge of Adobe
Creative Suite

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our
work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a
team, we believe in winning as one – collaborating to reach shared goals, and
developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 60,000
employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and
realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this
happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a
catalyst in driving our performance – and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on
our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in
all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender,
including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion,
sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran
status, or any other protected classification under country or local law.
Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

To apply for this job, please send cover letter and resume to: Lisalynne.quinn@thomsonreuters.com.
Please reference JOTW in your cover letter.

 

 

***  From Korey Hartwich:

 

3.)  Communications Specialist , UDW Homecare Providers Union (UDW), San Diego, CA

Communications Specialist Job Summary: United Domestic Workers of America (UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930) seeks a Communications Specialist to amplify the voices of homecare providers and America’s working families. The right person for this job will have a commitment to economic and social justice, and work with our team to create worker-centered communications, primarily to the public. We are looking for someone who is creative, an excellent writer and has previous experience with media relations.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write press releases, blogs, flyers and      other materials, as assigned.
  • Prepare leaflets, mailers and other print      and online communications.
  • Assist workers in preparing for press      interviews and public speaking.
  • Interview workers and help them share their      stories through print, video and online channels.
  • Conduct media outreach on issues that      matter to workers and our communities.
  • Support other activities related to UDWA’s      internal and external communications programs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and written      communication skills, particularly the ability to take complex material      and make it accessible to a broad audience.
  • Experience creating content for print      and/or electronic media, social networks and/or blogs, video, direct mail.
  • Experience reaching out to press and      obtaining media coverage.
  • Works well under pressure and with tight      deadlines.
  • Able to handle numerous projects at the      same time and work independently.
  • Labor, community, political or student      organizing experience.
  • Software: MS Office Suite and Adobe Design      Suite.
  • Film editing experience a plus.
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Vietnamese a plus.
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours to      complete projects and support campaigns.
  • Willingness to travel, as needed.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable car.

To Apply For This Position
Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, two brief writing samples, and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references. Writing samples can include talking points, leaflets, blogs or other materials described above.
Email: jobs@udwa.org
In subject of email: Title of position you are applying for
Mail:
AFSCME UDWA Local 3930
c/o Human Resources
2760 5th Avenue, Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92103
Fax:
(619) 263-7899
Attn: Human Resources

***  From Jeff Carrigan:

 

4.)  Special Events Intern, Ronald McDonald House Charities Eastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

http://www.bigshoesnetwork.com/find_job_details.aspx?id=7570

 

5.)  Advertising/Graphic Design Internship, Kloiber Jewelers, Milwaukee, WI

http://www.bigshoesnetwork.com/find_job_details.aspx?id=7564

 

6.)  Social Media Intern, Nalani Services, Menomonee Falls, WI

http://ow.ly/nS0Xf

 

***  From Diane Renzulli:

 

Hi, Ned. Here’s one from my former employer:

Diane

7.)  Director, Social Media and Communications, Avalere Health, Washington DC

Avalere Health, a leading healthcare advisory firm, seeks a seasoned social media and communications professional to extend the reach of our external voice through digital and traditional channels as well as to manage internal communications within the Avalere community.

http://www.avalerehealth.net/about/employment/positions/20130710_Dir_Marketing_Comm_Final.pdf

 

8.)  Senior Communications Officer – Internal Communications (rnity Cover), NSPCC, London, UK

http://jobs.theguardian.com/job/4687154/

 

9.)  Corporate Communications Manager, City of Medicine Hat, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/14386285/

 

***  From Kris Kelly:

 

10.)  Senior Public Relations Executive, O’Donnell Agency, West Palm Beach, FL

http://hoojobs.com/job/1641/

 

11.)  Intranet Content and Project Manager, Domus, Inc, Philadelphia, PA

http://hoojobs.com/job/1638/

 

12.)  Digital Project Manager, LM&O Advertising, Arlington, VA

http://hoojobs.com/job/1631/

 

***  From Krystina Francis:

 

Hello,

 

We would like to post our Communications Manager vacancy with JOTW. Please see attached for information.

Thank you,

 

Krystina Francis

Assistant, Human Resources
International Federation of Accountants

New York, NY

 

13.)  Communications Manager, International Federation of Accountants, New York, NY

 

We have an immediate need for an exceptional Manager to drive a range of day-to-day communications activities including writing, speech and presentation support, and project management.

 

The ideal candidate will have: excellent writing skills and a proven ability to draft and edit press releases, bylined articles, newsletters, speeches/PowerPoint presentations, etc; the ability to understand technical concepts and communicate them in layman’s terms; strong project management skills; and comfort with technology (e.g., content management systems, online survey tools) and social media. 5-10 years of communications experience, including financial services, is required. PR/Comms agency and/or business-to-business experience are a plus.

 

We are looking for a bright, motivated person with a positive attitude, a global business mindset, and strong multi-tasking skills.

 

We offer a competitive salary, superb benefits, and ongoing professional development. The position is based in mid-town Manhattan.

 

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) is the global organization for the accountancy profession. We work to increase financial stability, enhance credibility of financial statements and other information, and protect the public interest by encouraging high quality practices by the world’s 2.5 million accountants.

 

The position will be located in the New York office of IFAC.

 

Interested candidates should submit resumes (CV cover letters and salary requirements to:

Human Resources

jobs@ifac.org

 

Please visit: http://www.ifac.org/about-ifac/working-ifac

 

14.)  Public Affairs Officer, Alberta Public Affairs Bureau, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/14401832/

 

***  From Christy White:

 

Hi Ned,

Can you post the below job for me?  Thanks so much for your help!  It’s a Director of Media Relations for GolinHarris, in Washington, DC.

Thank you!

 

Kind Regards,

Christy

 

Christy White

Executive Director

GolinHarris

Washington, D.C.

 

15.)  Director of Media Relations, GolinHarris, Washington, DC.

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH15/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CMGRP&cws=39&rid=1705

 

16.)  Editor, University Publications, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/14417410/

 

17.)  Editorial and Publishing Officer, The Stroke Association, London, UK

http://jobs.theguardian.com/job/4686939/editorial-and-publishing-officer/

 

18.)  Marketing and Corporate Communications Specialist, Yankee Group, Boston, Mass.

http://www.yankeegroup.com/about_us/careers/Marketing%20and%20Communications.html

 

***  From Minna Lehtinen:

 

Hi,

 

Below is a description of a strategic communications internship opening we have. I would appreciate if this could be included in Monday’s newsletter.

 

Thank you!

 

Minna Lehtinen

Conover + Company Communications
mlehtinen@conoverandcompany.com
866 411-7321 x9
202 904-8998

 

19.)  C+CC Strategic Communications Internship, Conover + Company Communications, Inc., Washington, DC or Westborough, MA

 

Conover + Company Communications, Inc. has an immediate internship opening at our Washington, DC or Westborough, MA office. The position provides a hands-on learning opportunity for a talented, hard working undergraduate or graduate student interested in the field of strategic communications, media and public relations, corporate social responsibility and/or public affairs. Candidates must be highly motivated, well-organized, excellent writers and capable of working effectively on a number of time sensitive assignments.

 

Candidates are expected to have a passion for communications and possess a solid understanding of the basics of the industry, as demonstrated by coursework, previous internships, jobs or experience. This internship is designed to provide the intern with meaningful agency experience, build skills and prepare them for an entry-level position in the field.

 

The internship is available full- or part-time (minimum 20 hours/week) with a small monthly stipend, and will run as agreed until December.

 

Responsibilities:

 

• Provide support for client accounts.

• Conduct research on company, client and prospective client industry issues and trends.

• Build and maintain databases, including client and issue-specific media contact lists.

• Assist with media relations by researching editorial calendars, identifying opportunities, monitoring news outlets and collecting clips.

• Draft reports, memos, articles, pitches, news releases, fact sheets, meeting summaries, website content, social media posts and other materials.

• Help develop communications plans, corporate social responsibility campaigns and social media strategies.

• Communicate and interact with staff, clients and stakeholders via phone, email, and at meetings.

• Perform miscellaneous account support duties such as activity tracking, maintaining account files, and assisting with mailings and data entry.

• Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

 

• Demonstrated interested in communications

• Excellent writing and communication skills, strong research skills

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel

• Computer literate and able to learn other software programs quickly

• Familiarity with major social media platforms

• Good organizational skills and attention to detail

About Us:

We help our clients engage their stakeholders – from the boardroom to Main Street and Wall Street to the woodlands and parklands to Capitol Hill. We do this by building relationships, increasing awareness and understanding, enhancing reputation, advocating for issues, building consensus, and thoughtfully addressing community questions, concerns and priorities

 

Our staff of senior experts has decades of experience, and a strong track record of success, building and leading strategic communications campaigns that move audiences to action and achieve results. And, they are hands-on – not only developing strategies, but also putting their years of experience to work for every day.

 

Over the past 25 years, we have achieved results for our clients throughout the US and abroad in a number of industries, ranging from energy and environment to insurance and healthcare. We foster collaborative relationships with our clients, understanding that this is the most effective and efficient way to inspire and articulate new ways of thinking and to build trust.

 

We are committed to working with individuals and organizations that share our belief that integrating social responsibility with strategic goals and business operations has the power to build better, more sustainable companies and communities.

To apply:

Please submit a resume and cover letter along with a writing sample to mlehtinen@conoverandcompany.com. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

 

20.)  Marketing & Communications Specialist, Valley Forge Educational Services, Malvern, Pennsylvania

http://www.findnonprofitjobs.org/philadelphia/job/marketing-communications-specialist-jobid-1493

 

21.)  Communication Specialist/Consultant, Towers Watson,  Toronto, Ontario, Canada

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/14397745/

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

22.)  Marketing & Communications Manager, H2O at Home Inc., Narberth, PA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=86266304

 

23.)  HR Communications Specialist, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

https://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1376573194120

 

24.)  Marketing Coordinator, Hunterdon County Career and Technical High School and Adult Education district, Hunterdon County, NJ

 

A public Career and Technical High School and Adult Education district in Hunterdon County NJ seeks a creative individual who is proficient in current marketing strategies and has exceptional writing and public speaking skills. This full-time position will focus on the development and execution of a strategic marketing plan that identifies potential students, informs stakeholders of district offerings and activities, and educates and engages staff in communication and recruitment efforts. The job requires someone who can work a flexible schedule. Position is full-time with benefits.

Contact: Send resume and cover letter to Gudrun Szierer at Gszierer@hcpolytech.org / E.O.E.

 

Freelance Creative Copywriter, Grimm & Grove Communications,  Philadelphia, PA

 

Grimm & Grove Communications is seeking a freelance creative copywriter to work with its team.

Founded in 2010, Grimm & Grove Communications is a boutique firm that works with a diverse mix of corporate and non-profit clients.

The copywriter is a freelance position on a project by project basis.  Potential writing projects could include brand development, tagline creation, advertising copy, corporate materials, and content for blogs and social media.

Requirements include:

• Excellent creative writing skills

• Ability to create fun and engaging content based on a set direction

• Ability to multi-task and work on multiple deadline-driven projects

• Meeting or beating deadlines is a must

• Must be able to work collaboratively as part of a diverse project team

• Participate in client meetings and conference calls

• Ability to convey difficult concepts into user-friendly, audience-friendly terms

• Ability to provide a portfolio of your work or at least three samples that you have personally written

Contact: To apply for the position, please contact amber@grimmandgrove.com.

 

25.)  Director of Communications, The Adult Congenital Heart Association, Philadelphia, PA

 

Our client is a national organization that seeks to improve the quality of life and extend the lives of adults with congenital heart defects. Through education, outreach, advocacy, and promotion of research, they serve and support adults with congenital heart defects, their families and the medical community. This national organization is experiencing tremendous growth, and has created new leadership roles to keep up with its expanding scope. The organization is based in Philadelphia, and their current budget has grown to more than $2M in just over a decade.

The Director of Communications will bolster ACHA’s visibility and brand through the creation and execution of a comprehensive strategic communications plan.  S/he will build, organize and manage marketing, communications, events management and public relations that align with the mission, existing programs, and ACHA’s vision. The Director will navigate local and national opportunities, including media contacts,  human-interest  stories  and  expert  placement.  S/he  will  also  set  and  maintain  policy  and standards for internal and external communications, formulating a replicable model for affiliates.

For consideration, potential candidates must possess:

• Minimum five years of experience leading communications efforts

• Demonstrated success creating and implementing strategic communications plans

• High energy level, entrepreneurial thinking, creative problem solving, accountability

• Demonstrated experience with public health issues

• Experience planning special events and media outreach

• Adept at navigating and maximizing social media opportunities

• Dynamic team leadership

• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

Contact: Please direct inquiries to sharla@leadrecruit.com, using the subject “Communications Director.”

 

***  From Lindsay J.K. Nichols:

 

Hi Ned,

 

I’m searching for a few good PR intern candidates for the fall semester. Can you kindly include in the next JOTW? Details below and here: http://www.guidestar.org/rxg/about-us/employment-opportunities.aspx#pr. Thanks!

 

Lindsay J.K. Nichols

Communications Director, GuideStar USA, Inc.

lnichols@guidestar.org

 

26.)  GuideStar Public Relations Internship, GuideStar USA, Inc., Washington, DC

 

Do you want to get head start on your career while you’re still in school? Do you want to get know the ins and outs of a fast-paced and results-oriented communications department? Then GuideStar is here to help.

This part-time, unpaid position, based in Washington, DC, provides on-the-job training and exciting career experience. You’ll apply communications theories and work on a variety projects related to strategic positioning of GuideStar’s experts. GuideStar is committed to working with you to ensure that the experience is practical and career-building. We are also happy to work with you and your advisors if you would prefer to receive college credit for your work.

 

Primary Purpose: Support GuideStar’s Communications Director in the execution of public relations, media relations, and social media strategies. This is a 15 hour per week hands-on job with significant commitments to communications outreach and measurement, research, and writing. Reports to Lindsay J.K. Nichols, GuideStar’s Communications Director.

 

Responsibilities:  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with the Communications Director, curate content on GuideStar’s many social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, blogs, SlideShare, YouTube, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, Flickr, etc., as well as GuideStar’s LinkedIn group and Google+ community. Engage with followers to encourage conversation and participation in nonprofit- and philanthropy-related topics, and respond to questions and concerns reactively
  • Work with the communications team to develop creative campaigns for a social audience and identify trends and breaking news items that GuideStar should be aware of and/or participate in
  • Monitor and measure all communications activities and develop weekly and monthly reports
  • Support the implementation of a comprehensive communications strategy including writing press releases, blog posts, researching and securing speaking opportunities, bylined articles, awards and other relevant opportunities for GuideStar and its experts
  • Support GuideStar’s busy media relations office including fielding calls from the media, pitching feature stories and third party commentary from GuideStar’s experts, drafting and placing bylined articles in target publications, researching letters to the editor and opinion editorial opportunities
  • Support the implementation of GuideStar’s Money for Good II campaign, www.guidestar.org/moneyforgood, and the Overhead Myth campaign, www.overheadmyth.com. Activities to include media research and pitching, drafting and editing various communication materials, developing PowerPoint presentations, posting to various social media channels with related content, etc.
  • Post articles on the GuideStar Blog and manage the conversation
  • Write various communications pieces as needed, including messages, talking points, presentations, blog posts and other strategic communication correspondence
  • Support the development of The Front Porch and Company Connections, a website and e-newsletter, respectively, and two of GuideStar’s best internal communications channels
  • Support GuideStar’s busy webinar program – live Tweet during discussions and present during communications-related events

 

Qualifications:

  • Currently studying public relations, communications, journalism, or communications-related courses
  • A true dedication to the internship, and a commitment to coming in on time and working hard
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage high-detail, deadline-sensitive projects with professional quality
  • Team player attitude, demonstrated by being flexible and responsible as well as being a self-starter
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

 

To apply, please e-mail to Judy Jennings at jjennings@guidestar.org:

  • Letter explaining interest, dates of availability, and any specific interests in public relations or marketing
  • Resume

 

Who is eligible?

Current undergraduate and graduate college students are eligible for the internship program. To qualify, you must be pursuing a degree, certificate or diploma (full time or part time), and at least 18 years of age. You also need to be in good academic standing at your school and a U.S. citizen.

 

What are the benefits?

  • Hands-on public relations and social media work experience
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Students may qualify for credit towards degree requirements

 

Join our team today! Go to www.guidestar.org to find out more.

http://www.guidestar.org/rxg/about-us/employment-opportunities.aspx#pr.

 

27.)  Admin Asst / Communications Coordinator, Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

http://www.findnonprofitjobs.org/philadelphia/job/admin-asst-communications-coordinator-jobid-1505f

 

28.)  Account Executive, Yankee Group, Boston, Mass./NYC, NY

http://www.yankeegroup.com/about_us/careers/Marketing%20and%20Communications.html

 

***  From Michael Dougherty:

 

Dear Mr. Lundquist,

 

My wife, a subscriber of your site and long-time PR professional, recommended that we place our ad for a Communications Manager on your site. I work for a non-profit scientific professional society. Thank you for your consideration.

 

Michael J. Dougherty, Ph.D.

Director of Education

American Society of Human Genetics, Bethesda, MD

 

29.)  Communications Manager, Bethesda, Maryland, American Society of Human Genetics, Bethesda, MD

 

The American Society of Human Genetics, (ASHG), a non-profit scientific organization located in Bethesda, MD, seeks an experienced professional to manage its internal and external communications.

 

Qualified individuals will have strong skills and experience in public relations and biology/genetics writing, will help shape the overall strategy for ASHG’s integrated communications, and will report to the organization’s executive vice-president. Responsibilities include cultivating relationships with the media, preparing news releases, managing press outreach for ASHG’s annual meeting, communicating with members through newsletters, website, and emails, leading ASHG’s social media efforts, and supporting the Communications Committee. Must be a self-starter and team player who works effectively with others, including board members and other leaders.

 

A bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or biology/genetics required. Knowledge of biology/genetics is essential. Must have strong writing, interpersonal, and computer skills, and must be detail and deadline oriented. Experience with non-profit associations and basic website content management preferred.

 

For a detailed job description, please visit: http://www.faseb.org/Who-We-Are/Employment-on-FASEB-Campus.aspx Applications will require a cover letter, resume, salary requirement, and samples of work.

EOE

www.ashg.org.

 

***  From Chet Reisler:

 

30.)  Research Director/Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Analytics and Research, Porter Novelli, Washington, DC

 

Porter Novelli has a long and distinguished history in applying research-based insights to world-class communications work.  This position will continue that tradition by heading the research capability in the Washington, DC office, delivering both methodological rigor and thoughtful application.  To remain in the forefront of the industry, this role is also required to develop innovative methods of presenting data in line with the needs of social and digital media, as well as provide thought leadership on issues relating to public relations impact and measurement.  This role will also be a key member of the global Strategic Planning Analytics and Research (SPAR) team, guiding the company’s overall approach to and execution of public relations research, analytics, and reporting.

This hands-on position requires strong analytic and strategic skills, as well as ability to apply commercial marketing methodologies to health and social issues.  Candidate should also have a solid understanding of communications and public relations fundamentals, as well as an understanding of issues management and the ability to conduct research with high-level decision-makers.  Requirements include experience managing outside suppliers and contractors, as well as managing personnel internally, including recruiting, training and development of staff.    Experience in new business development and presentations required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

*The most important role for this person is unmatched capability in designing and facilitating qualitative and quantitative research processes that provide insights into target audience meaning and motivation

*Flexibility and innovation in infusing creative account application into research recommendations and application

*This job plays in key role in the development, marketing, and application of Porter Novelli’s proprietary Styles database; and will be involved, along with other senior leaders, in the evolution and application of that dataset to meet the needs of current and future clients.*PN SPAR is a close-knit and supportive team; the research lead must enjoy and commit to mentoring staff in planning and integration, account management and research.

*Expert facilitation skills a must; trained focus group moderator a plus.  Must be facile in group facilitation to include planning sessions, retreats and off-site meetings.

*This role is expected to engage current and prospective clients in new ideas, processes, and thinking by

a)Delivering speeches and presentations

b)Conducting seminars and workshops

c)Writing articles

Knowledge and Skills:

*Hands-on knowledge of computer applications, statistics and report writing.

*Must have excellent presentation skills and the ability to counsel high-level clients

*Strong interpersonal, presentation, budget management and account planning skills.

*Experience mentoring, managing and growing professional staff required.

Education and Work experience:

*Master’s degree and/or 10 years experience conducting and analyzing research.

*Five years of management responsibility

*Commensurate skills in writing, oral presentations, organization and fiscal responsibility. Experience with Government contracts helpful, but not required

*Prefer candidates with senior level management experience in private sector market research and marketing with research/polling firm, packaged-goods company, service sector company or advertising agency

 

TO APPLY:

*Apply online at www.porternovelli.com

 

***  From Krista McWhorter:

 

31.)  Protocol Liaison Specialist (147-13 & 148-13), BRTRC, Patuxent River, MD

 

A government contractor specializing in the Department of Defense is seeking a Protocol Liaison Specialist to provide outstanding strategic communications support in Patuxent River, MD – PAX River.

 

This position requires excellent customer service skills as it involves working closely with clients, vendors, and team members to assist with the coordination of communications projects and events.

 

The successful candidate must have the following skills and requirements:

 

Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Event Planning, Marketing, Communications, or related audiovisual field) and at least 3 years’ of related experience OR high school diploma and at least 6 years’ of related experience

Excellent organizational and communication skills

Experience working in or knowledge of Naval aviation acquisition environment preferred

Coordinates, plans and communicates with various leaders, groups, facilities as required

Facilitates domestic and foreign distinguished visitor events at the command with other government organizations and the community

Produces informational packets and provides photography services for visitors as required

Strong proficiency in digital photography and working in Windows, Microsoft Office, SharePoint, and Adobe products

Military experience preferred

Be an enthusiastic team player and have the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines

Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance; current clearance preferred

 

To apply for this opportunity, please go to https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=6137841

 

Company offers a competitive salary, exceptional benefits, and a professional working environment.

An Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

 

32.)  Multimedia Specialist (142-13 – 145-13), BRTRC, Patuxent River, MD

 

A government contractor specializing in the Department of Defense is seeking a Multimedia Specialist to provide outstanding strategic communications support in Patuxent River, MD – PAX River.

 

This position requires excellent customer service skills as it involves working closely with clients, vendors, and team members to assist with the coordination of communications projects and events.

 

The successful candidate must have the following skills and requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Mass      Communications, Video/Film Production, Photography, or related audiovisual      field) and at least 3 years’ of related experience OR Associate’s degree      and at least 5 years of related experience
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to conduct extensive research and disseminate      information through various digital media outlets
  • Knowledge of broadcast journalist techniques is      required to conduct media training for senior leadership
  • Experience working in or knowledge of Naval aviation      acquisition environment preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to capture high quality portrait      photography, conduct on-camera interviews, produce motion graphics for      video, and tell a story using photojournalism techniques
  • Solid project management skills are required to take      projects from concept to completion
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Premiere,      Illustrator, and After-Effects; Final Cut Pro and Studio; PC and Mac      operating systems, photojournalism techniques, cinematography, digital      video file conversion, motion graphics, infographics and still photography
  • Military experience preferred
  • Be an enthusiastic team player and have the ability to      prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance; current      clearance preferred

 

Video samples required as part of the submission package.

 

To apply for this opportunity, please go to https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=6137691

 

Company offers a competitive salary, exceptional benefits, and a professional working environment.

An Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

33.)  Mass Communications Specialist (135-13 – 139-13), BRTRC, Patuxent River, MD

 

A government contractor specializing in the Department of Defense is seeking a Mass Communications Specialist to provide outstanding strategic communications support in Patuxent River, MD – PAX River.

 

This position requires excellent customer service skills as it involves working closely with clients, vendors, and team members to assist with the coordination of communications projects and events.

 

The successful candidate must have the following skills and requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Communications,      Journalism, Marketing, or a related writing-intensive field)
  • 5-8 years work experience in a communications or      writing field
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills –      both written and verbal
  • Ability to conduct extensive research and organize      research findings
  • Experience in creating and executing internally or      externally focused mass communications plans required
  • Experience in media relations and working in or      knowledge of Naval aviation acquisition environment preferred
  • Must know AP Style and have a strong command of writing      stories, captions, and other products
  • Strong proficiency in Windows, MS Office, including      PowerPoint, Word, and Excel, SharePoint, and Adobe required
  • Military experience preferred
  • Be an enthusiastic team player and have the ability to      prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance; current      clearance preferred.

 

Writing samples required as part of the submission package.

 

To apply for this opportunity, please go to https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=6137611

 

Company offers a competitive salary, exceptional benefits, and a professional working environment.

An Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

34.)  Marketing and Communications Coordinator, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/14450296/

 

***  From Paul Hart:

 

Hey, more JOTW fodder: Here’s another opening on our staff at Midstream Business. Note that financial markets experience and oil & gas experience are plusses.

 

Thanks as always,

Paul Hart

 

35.)  Associate Editor, Midstream Finance, Midstream Business magazine, Houston, TX

http://hartenergy.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-483973.html

36.)  Sr Media Relations Specialist, BNY Mellon, Jersey City, NJ

http://jobs.bnymellon.com/job/Jersey-City-Sr-Media-Relations-Specialist-Job-NJ-07097/2782969/

 

37.)  Comm. Mgr., BNY Mellon, Lake Mary, FL

http://jobs.bnymellon.com/job/Lake-Mary-Comm_-Mgr_-Job-FL-32746/2696100/

 

***  From Marisol Agosto:

 

Hello,

 

I would like to post the following opportunity in your newsletter.  Please let me know if additional information can be provided.

 

Thank you for your time and wonderful work with Ned’s JOTW.

 

Regards,

Marisol Agosto

Marisol Agosto

Human Resources Manager

EPS Corporation

 

38.)  PROPOSAL COORDINATOR,  EPS Corporation, Eatontown, NJ

 

EPS Corporation is seeking a PROPOSAL COORDINATOR to join the team in our Eatontown NJ office. Will work closely with proposal managers and writers to establish consistency and provide administrative support during the proposal development process. Requires a working knowledge of the federal government proposal processes, familiarity with GSA Schedule proposals desired.  Interested candidates please send your resume with reference number E-130719-PCoord and salary requirements to jobs@epscorp.com or fax to 732-530-4726.  To view the complete job description please feel free to visit our site at www.epscorp.com.

 

39.)  Senior Director, Internal Communications, City of Hope, Duarte, California

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/14422712/

 

40.)  Communications Manager, Richmond Park Academy (RPA), Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), South West London, UK

http://jobs.theguardian.com/job/4683027/communications-manager/

 

***  From Nancy S. Voith, APR:

 

This time, I’m reaching out to you with a couple of exceptional opportunities with a leading Texas-based regional hospital system.  The first role is an Executive level position, which requires someone who has executive presence; marketing, communication, and brand experience; and who has worked for a health care-related organization at some point in her/his career.  For the second role, a Communication Manager, an exceptional all-round internal communicator with strong writing/editing abilities and a bit of PR and digital experience, is ideal.  Health care experience is not required for the Manager role.   Following is a bit more detail and color about each position:

Best,

Nancy

 

Nancy S. Voith, APR

Managing Director – Talent Practice

CRA, Inc.

Radnor, PA

 

41.)  Executive responsible for Marketing, Communication and Brand, regional hospital system, Texas

 

Anyone who is interested in learning more about the role is welcome to contact me directly at nvoith@crainc.com for a confidential conversation.  Please ask that they use TEXAS HOSPITAL EXECUTIVE POSITION in the email Subject line.  I have a detailed position description to share with those who are interested.

 

42.)  Communication Manager, regional hospital system, Texas

 

A Communication Manager position, focusing primarily on planning, delivering and measuring internal communication, is also being sought by this client.  In addition, the Manager will have some responsibility for writing and participating in PR, marketing communication, digital media, and community affairs.   This opportunity is ideal for someone who is 7-10 years into her/his career and who is looking to get real-world, immediate-impact experience in all areas of communication.  Meaningful interaction with the executive leadership and with community influencers will also be an expected part of this leader’s responsibility.  While health care experience is not required for this position, it is desirable.  Relocation assistance is available.

Anyone who is interested in learning more about the role is welcome to contact me directly at nvoith@crainc.com for a confidential conversation.  Please ask that they use TEXAS HOSPITAL EXECUTIVE POSITION in the email Subject line.  I have a detailed position description to share with those who are interested.

 

43.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Nordson Asymtek,

http://www.nordson.com/EN-US/DIVISIONS/ASYMTEK/ABOUT-ASYMTEK/CAREERS/Pages/0950-NOR.aspx

 

44.)  Strategic Marketing Manager, EFD Asia, Nordson (China) Co., Ltd., Shanghai, Chinba

http://www.nordson.com/en-us/about-nordson/careers/Pages/Str.aspx

 

45.)  Manager, Internal Communication, Lundbeck, eerfield, Illinois

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/14172367/

 

46.)  Public Relations Specialist, Cree, Inc., Durham, North Carolina

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=14479561&vnet=0&site_id=1691&t731=45761

 

47.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, TotalBank, Miami, FL

https://jobs.totalbank.com/marketing-communications-specialist-miami/job/3979626

 

48.)  Communications Systems Engineer with active Top Secret, Lockheed Martin, Washington, DC

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=124646738

 

***   From Brittany Sommer:

 

Ned,

 

My name is Brittany Sommer and I am an associate at Lynn Hazan Recruiting. Lynn asked me to e-mail you job specs to be posted on Jobs of the Week. I have included both the link to our website and the content below as well. If you have any questions please email me back.

 

Thank you,

 

Brittany Sommer

 

Lynn Hazan and Associates

brittany@lhazan.com

 

49.)  Strong Writer & Manager- Chicago Suburbs, B2B- Not for Profit- N.W. Suburb of Chicago, Illinois

#739

 

Are you a leader and hands-on manager? Entrepreneurial spirit? Thrive in a deadline-oriented and fast-paced environment with multiple deliverables?

Staff supervision experience? Expert in event planning? Experience overseeing graphic design? Superb writer?

 

Chicago-area not-for-profit in the automotive industry seeks Marcom Manager to lead/ mentor marketing team, provide product and service support, plan and execute programs. Immediate hire. 10-20% travel.

 

Association has ambitious growth plans. Reports to Senior Director of Marketing. Car needed for commute. Ideal candidate not seeking a job, but a career.Lean organization. Competitive salary plus bonus. Generous benefits include 4 weeks’ vacation.

 

Skills/ Experience

•      7 – 10 years’ MarCom or PR experience; automotive, training, association, education experience a plus.

 

•      Extensive leadership roles. Project management and supervisory experience.

 

•      Outstanding writer (samples required).

 

•      Proven ability to drive targeted results. Passionate,collaborative leadership ability.

 

•      Communications expertise at all levels, including C-Suite.

 

•      Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred; MBA preferred.

 

 

Responsibilities

25% strategy, 50% hands-on execution, 25% staff and project management.

 

•      This is a planning role – develop and execute a successful, integrated marketing communications plan from scratch that delivers on specific goals for product and service launches.

 

•      This is a marketing role – understand target marketing by audience, channel, segment and vehicle, selecting the appropriate messaging and identifying (and designing) research where needed.

 

•      This is a hands-on creative role – write, direct creative, edit, negotiate with vendors, monitor budget expense, and deliver high-quality results.

 

•      This is a mentoring role – coach and develop direct reports in the areas of Graphic Design, Event Planning & Execution, and Communications/PR.

 

•      Supervise and coach three staff.

 

•      Create marketing plans for new

products/services/launches and their implementation.

 

•      Collaborate with product development and marketing, leadership, field, IT, market research and customers to create deliverables.

 

•      Plan, organize, execute events/annual conference and product launches.

 

•      Determine program positioning, key target markets and related messaging based on market insight and research.

 

•      Understand channel influencers, including customer demographics, competitive assessments, and market needs.

 

•      Provide product positioning materials, FAQs, feature/benefit sheets, case studies and training for customer facing associates.

Ensure PR coverage in print and on-line.

•      Monitor market trends and respond quickly.

 

•      Enforce brand and visual guidelines.

 

To apply:

Send resume with cover letter, including salary, and writing samples to MarcomMger@lhazan.com. Call 312.863.5402 immediately to follow up.

www.lhazan.com

Lynn Hazan & Associates.

 

***  From Racquel White, who got it from Michael Goltzman, who got it from Kimberly Archer:

 

50.)  Head, Brand and Innovative Communication, GAVI Alliance, Washington DC

 

We are recruiting a Head, Brand and Innovative Communication for our client GAVI Alliance. This is a new role and reports to the Director of Media & Communications. Specifically, we are targeting communications executives with a track record in brand development and positioning and who have introduced and used social/digital media in innovative ways to broad audiences. A position specification is attached for your review.

 

Please let me know if you would have interest in further discussing this role and/or thoughts on others who might be a fit. We would be delighted to set up time and share additional insight.

 

Many thanks.

 

Kimberly

 

Kimberly S. Archer

Russell Reynolds Associates

Washington, DC

kimberly.archer@russellreynolds.com

 

***  From Meredith Josef:

 

51.)  Publications Manager, Landon School, Bethesda, MD

 

Landon School is seeking a full-time Publications Manager who is highly creative, experienced with graphic design and has strong writing and organizational skills. The Publications Manager is the lead graphic designer for the school and oversees the design and production of the magazine, newsletters, signage, advertisements and other publicity materials. The Publications Manager also conducts interviews, writes news stories, takes photographs, and posts on our web and social media sites. The Publications Manager reports to the Director of Communications. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop are required for this position. Interested applicants should submit a resume and a writing sample via email to Meredith Josef at Meredith_Josef@landon.net.  No phone calls please.

http://www.landon.net/page.cfm?p=3928

***  From Teri Johnson, APR, ABC:

 

52.)  Full-time sports reporter, Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

If you are interested, contact managing editor Cathy Griffith at  <Cathy.Griffith@effinghamdailynews.com>.

 

 

***  Weekly alternative selection(s):

 

53.)  Promotional Models (lingerie and club wear styles), Lacelotus, Hartford, CT

http://www.creativejobscentral.com/modeling-jobs/asimply/hartford/promotional-models-1999631.html

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

167-13  12.08.2013: 0330 LT: 06:19N – 003:27E: Lagos Anchorage, Nigeria.

 

About 11 pirates armed with guns boarded and hijacked a chemical tanker at anchor. They stole crew personal belongings and caused minor injuries to crew members. On the 13.08.2013 the vessel was released and safely arrived at Lagos anchorage.

 

166-13  15.08.2013: 0240 UTC: Lagos anchorage, Nigeria.

 

About 8 – 10 robbers in a speed boat tried to place a hook to the tanker’s railing. They were spotted by the crew and alarm was raised. Other ships were informed on VHF Radio. The boat moved away. Local authorities were informed and a naval patrol arrived at the location and conducted a search.

 

165-13  11.08.2013: 0005 LT: Posn: 06:18N – 003:26E, Lagos Anchorage, Nigeria.

 

Robbers in a small skiff approached an anchored product tanker. Master raised the alarm, all crew mustered and the armed guards on board fired warning shots resulting in the skiff moving away.

 

164-13  10.08.2013: 2345 LT: Posn: 00:16.0S – 117:36.3E, Samarinda Anchorage, Indonesia.

 

Three robbers in boiler suits boarded an anchored bulk carrier awaiting for the cargo barge. The robbers held the 3/O who was on routine rounds at the forecastle. They hit him and threatened him with a knife while another five robbers boarded the ship, broke the hatch cover with pipes and crowbars and began to steal ship’s stores. The robbers escaped in a speed boat with the stolen stores and the 3/O personal belongings upon seeing duty crew approaching the forecastle. Upon investigation it was found that the robbers boarded the ship by breaking the hawse pipe security steel grill /cover bolt and nut lock

 

***  Ball cap of the week:  Texas A&M (Thanks Connie!)

 

***  Coffee Mug of the week:    Bureau of Land Management Volunteer

 

***  T shirt of the week:  Boston “617” Strong

 

***  Musical guest artist of the week:  Kongar-ol Ondar

 

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