JOTW 37-2013


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JOTW 37-2013

September 16, 2013

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This is JOTW newsletter number 983

 

“It’s not that chocolates are a substitute for love.  Love is a substitute for chocolate.  Chocolate is, let’s face it, far more reliable than a man. “

 

 – Miranda Ingram 

 

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Here are this week’s Top Jobs!

 

1.)  Director, Marketing and Sales, IABC, San Francisco, California

 

2.)  Director, Member Services, IABC, San Francisco, California

 

3.)  Manager, Chapter Relations, IABC, San Francisco, California

 

4.)  Creative Director, AAA Mid-Atlantic, Wilmington, DE

 

***  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.)  Director, Marketing and Sales, IABC, San Francisco, California

2.)  Director, Member Services, IABC, San Francisco, California

3.)  Manager, Chapter Relations, IABC, San Francisco, California

4.)  Creative Director, AAA Mid-Atlantic, Wilmington, DE

5.)  Director of Communications, Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA

6.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Integrated Defense Systems & Services, DRS Technologies, Gaithersburg, MD

7.)  DEPUTY DIRECTOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS, U.S. Mint, Department Of The Treasury, Washington, District of Columbia

8.)  Senior PR Manager, Roll Global, Los Angeles, California

9.)  Messaging and Public Opinion Research Manager, Center for Reproductive Rights, New York, New York

10.)  Marketing Coordinator , York Technical College, Rock Hill, SC

 

11.)  Senior Account Associate, BerlinRosen Public Affairs, New York, New York

12.)  Sr. Marketing Specialist, Online Publicity, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Burbank, California

13.)  Communications Spec 5, Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., Malvern, PA

14.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department Of Health And Human Services, Washington DC

15.)  Editor, Forester Media Inc., Santa Barbara, CA

16.)  Content Strategist, Senior Magnani Caruso Dutton, New York, New York

17.)  Vice President Communications and Public Relations, Travel Portland, Portland, OR

18.)  Senior Marketing Manager, Northwest Food Processors Association, Portland, OR

19.)  Senior Public Affairs Specialist, Metro (www.OregonMetro.gov), Portland, Oregon

20.)  Director of Communication, Writers Guild of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

 

21.)  Communications Manager, Access Community Health Network, Chicago IL

22.)  Communications Director, City Year, Los Angeles, California

23.)  Corporate Communication Intern – Spring 2014, Southern Company, Atlanta, GA

24.)  Marketing Communications Manager, Creative Circle, West McLean, VA

25.)  Corporate MarCom Manager, Yokogawa Corporation of America, Newnan, GA

26.)  Story and Communications Curator, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito, California

27.)  Federal Government Marketing Coordinator, Ewing Cole, Philadelphia, PA

28.)  Internal Communications, American Water, Hershey, Pennsylvania

29.)  Director, Internal and Customer Communications, AmerisourceBergen, Chesterbrook, PA

30.)  Sr. Marketing Writer, Lincoln Financial Group, Radnor, PA

 

31.)  Associate Director of Corporate Communications (Biopharma), publicly-traded biotechnology company, Cambridge, MA

32.)  Content Marketing Manager, Rocket Whale, Atlanta, Georgia

33.)  Assoc Director, Corporate Communications, Biogen Idec, Weston, MA

34.)  COMMUNICATIONS AND LEARNING SPECIALIST – Youth Economic Participation Initiative, Talloires Network, Tufts University, Somerville, Massachusetts

35.)  Strategic Communications Specialist, BCS Incorporated, Washington, DC

36.)  Senior Corporate Communications Associate, ACT, Iowa City, IA

37.)  NeurExpand Marketing & Communications Manager, NeurExpand Brain Center, Columbia, MD

38.)  Marketing Coordinator, COUNTRY CASUAL, Gaithersburg, MD

39.)  Manager of Communications, Fund for Our Economic Future, Cleveland, Ohio

40.)  Communications Specialist, LECET, Washington, DC

 

41.)  MarCom Specialist, Event Promotion, Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, CA

42.)  Marcom Manager, Trimble Navigation Limited, Westminster, CO

43.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, Glimcher Realty Trust, Columbus, OH

44.)  Vice President, Public Affairs, SIFMA, Washington, D. C.

45.)  Marcom Director, Altegris Investments, San Diego, CA

46.)  Public Relations Manager for Latin America and Global Business Markets, Logitech, Newark, California

47.)  Tour Guide, Cave of the Mounds, Blue Mounds, WI

 

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

 

October 19  Bath, Maine

 

November 3-5  Provodentiales, Turks and Caicos Islands

 

December 9-11 Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

***  The August 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?

 

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Will you please add my husband and me to the Defense Career Opportunities Newsletter list?

 

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***  Here are the jobs for this week:

 

Our Top Jobs for the week!

 

1.)  Director, Marketing and Sales, IABC, San Francisco, California

Preference given to those applicants who have earned the Accredited Business Communicator designation

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/14770298/

 

2.)  Director, Member Services, IABC, San Francisco, California

Preference given to those applicants who have earned the Accredited Business Communicator designation

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/14770328/

 

3.)  Manager, Chapter Relations, IABC, San Francisco, California

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/14770407/

 

***  From Irene Monley:

 

Hi Ned,

 

If you have a chance, please include this opening in next week’s JOTW.

 

Thanks.

 

Irene Monley

Director, Corporate Communications

 

4.)  Creative Director, AAA Mid-Atlantic, Wilmington, DE

 

PURPOSE:

Determines and manages creative direction and content of AAA World Magazine, including but not limited to design, structure, pacing, research, Web site and any/all supplemental properties originating from AAA World. This includes related efforts for client clubs.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (90%):

Establishes design standards and determines appearance (design) of each print issue of AAA World and each update of AAA.com/world and manages execution of same.

 

Makes design decisions for AAA World within the creative budget.

 

Assists Senior Editor to determine editorial calendar for both print and digital.

 

Works with Senior Editor to coordinate and create content/reviews in a timely fashion.

 

Creates and oversees video creation/production for AAA World and other special projects as assigned by Publisher or Associate Publisher.

 

Assists Senior Editor with other content as requested in a timely fashion.

 

Assists in determining best treatment and makes recommendations for Business Line-specific needs, especially regarding marketing/positioning, by consulting with Business Line leaders and marketers, Corporate Marketing and CRM.

 

Constantly evaluates efficacy of delivery systems (print or Web components, such as departments or special sections) adding, removing, changing or otherwise redesigning when necessary.

 

Leads cover-to-cover sizing and pacing of each edition/issue of AAA World by developing thumbnail map.

 

Assists in development and analysis of research for AAA World (Print and Digital), and determines and executes courses of actions based on results.

 

Hires and manages creative staff and contract personnel, including but not limited to, graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, graphic production vendors and computer support vendors.

 

Negotiates fee structures with contributing artists, photographers and vendors.

 

Manages creative staff by scheduling and overseeing staff meetings, scheduling, mentoring and performing performance evaluations.

 

Works with Production and graphic production vendor department to ensure viability of all external and internal advertising files by writing flight checking and file processing protocols.

 

Explores and integrates plans for new technologies and workflow systems as appropriate.

 

Manages and maintains internal pre-press department.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (10%):

Represents AAA World, AAA.com/world, and AAA Mid-Atlantic Business Line interests to external parties, such as vendors or potential partner clubs.

 

Acts as Project Manager for contests or special promotional efforts for AAA World or AAA.com/world.

 

Acts as Project Manager for development and execution of ancillary or supplemental print or Web.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from a 4-year University or College of Arts, with 8 years of experience, including 5 years staff management experience, as an Art or Creative Director in a magazine publishing environment, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree and certifications are preferred.

 

Experience in product and service marketing, as well as Web design and site pacing.

 

Extensive knowledge of the magazine publishing industry and publication structure/pacing.

 

Demonstrated superior understanding of Marketing and Brand Management with proven success.

 

Extensive experience in design and execution of Web and print graphic materials.

 

Superior knowledge and understanding of magazine editorial creation processes.

 

Superior oral and written communication skills.

 

Staff and vendor management/negotiating experience.

 

Superior leadership/project management skills.

 

Strong organization and time management skills; must be deadline oriented.

 

Expert knowledge of publication/graphics software such as Quark XPress, Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign), color calibration front-end software, and Web design software such as Flash and Dreamweaver.

 

Superior creativity and problem solving ability.

 

TO APPLY:

Go to http://midatlantic.aaa.com/About/jobs/opportunities.

 

***  From Jill Kurtz:

 

Hi Ned. For JOTW! Arlington, VA.

 

Best,

 

Jill Kurtz, APR

 

5.)  Director of Communications, Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA

https://apps2.winocular.com/ArlingtonPS/jobs/JobPost.exe?Action=page1

 

***  From Charles Tuori:

 

Hi Ned,

Looking forward to putting the Nedwork to work . . .

 

DRS Integrated Defense Systems and Services Group is looking for a Marketing Communications Specialist, to work in our Gaithersburg, MD office. If you have experience with creating PowerPoint presentations, writing briefing and background materials, drafting press releases, writing web communications, then we want you to support our Group executives in their visual and written communication activities. Military/defense industry experience a plus.

 

Thanks for your help and best regards,

 

Chuck

 

Charles Tuori

 

Director, Public Affairs and Communications

DRS Technologies

Integrated Defense Systems & Services

Rockville, MD

 

6.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Integrated Defense Systems & Services, DRS Technologies, Gaithersburg, MD

https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=21649&company=drs&username

 

7.)  DEPUTY DIRECTOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS, U.S. Mint, Department Of The Treasury, Washington, District of Columbia

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/350536100

 

8.)  Senior PR Manager, Roll Global, Los Angeles, California

http://careers.prweekus.com/jobseeker/job/14562799/

 

9.)  Messaging and Public Opinion Research Manager, Center for Reproductive Rights, New York, New York

http://careers.prweekus.com/jobseeker/job/14810412/

 

***  From Monique Perry:

 

Hi Ned:

 

Please post this opening in the next issue.

 

The link to the opportunity is here.

 

It is at York Technical College  – Rock Hill, SC (Greater Charlotte, NC area) Marketing Coordinator Apply directly to link.

Thanks!

 

Monique Perry

Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing

College Advancement

York Technical College

Rock Hill, SC

 

10.)  Marketing Coordinator , York Technical College, Rock Hill, SC

http://www.yorktech.com/hr/MarketingCoordinator.130389.9.2013.html

 

11.)  Senior Account Associate, BerlinRosen Public Affairs, New York, New York

http://careers.prweekus.com/jobseeker/job/13563390/

 

12.)  Sr. Marketing Specialist, Online Publicity, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Burbank, California

http://careers.prweekus.com/jobseeker/job/14812173/

 

***  From Lance Longwell:

 

Ned,

 

I have a job opening.  Link and job description are below.  Thanks for including in Ned’s Job of the Week!

13.)  Communications Spec 5, Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., Malvern, PA

 

Position Overview

 

Reporting to the Director of Public Relations, the Media Relations Manager is responsible for the strategy, development and implementation of the Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) public/media relations portion of the integrated communications plan for Siemens Healthcare in North America.  This includes PR for the Health Services (HS), as well as related U.S. health policy initiatives. This position also drives thought leadership activities, such as positioning Siemens and Customer executives for speaking engagements at key industry forums and Siemens-hosted events.

The successful candidate will collaborate closely with global and regional public relations colleagues, business management stakeholders, the healthy policy team, and other key interfaces to ensure message alignment, and to target all media relations activities to support the company’s marketing and business goals.  Key audiences for this role include North America trade media, national/local media, and C-level customer audiences.

 

Responsibilities

 

• Plan, develop, implement and coordinate media relations activities and tactical public relations support, primarily focused on media relations support for the company’s healthcare IT product portfolios in North America.
• Monitor internal and external business developments to identify and communicate connections between the company’s HIT activities and industry trends, including U.S. health policy issues.
• Collaborate with other PR team members and the company’s Agency of Record (AOR) to actively pursue placement in national, regional and trade media outlets, including developing pitches to various targeted media, preparation and coordination of media interviews/briefings, and response to media inquiries.

• Develop and maintain solid relationships with key members of the HIT industry media including print/online publications and key social media influencers.
• Write/prepare press releases, backgrounders, video news release scripts, talking points, message tracks, etc., as required and in accordance with Siemens global guidelines.

• Research, develop and place bylined articles, case studies and features in key trade media.

• Work with senior executives within the Health Services Business Unit, U.S. business management teams, and with Customer executives on a variety of thought leadership activities.
• Propose, develop, and execute on creative PR and social media approaches that promote the business and portfolio.
• Ensure stories are covered in key Siemens’ internal and external media outlets.  
• Manage distribution of press releases, including the maintenance of media lists, obtaining approvals and scheduling.
• Manage publicity for U.S. trade shows including developing press kits, organizing event materials, arranging media tours, securing pre- and post-event publicity, and staffing the events on-site.
• Support customer events (e.g. customer press conferences/open houses), including preparing materials, arranging media interviews and monitoring for coverage.
• Actively manage Agency Of Record (AOR) to ensure maximum return on investment in support of the company’s promotional goals.
• Merchandise results of PR program to key internal stakeholders.

 

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

 

• Excellent writing, editing and proofing skills.
• Keen attention to detail.
• Articulate, professional demeanor.
• Strong project management skills, including ability to coordinate cross-functional teams.
• Expertise in simultaneously handling multiple tasks and assignments under tight deadlines.
• Ability to quickly comprehend complex business management issues and specialized market conditions.
• Willingness to work as part of an integrated team to provide public relations clients with friendly, timely and professional customer service.
• Knowledge of print and broadcast media.
• Flexibility and willingness to travel and provide off-hours coverage for crisis communications activities as needed (including some evenings, weekends and holidays).
• 5-8 years related professional experience
• Bachelors degree in Communications or related field
• Writing samples must be provided.

 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

 

• Knowledge of healthcare information technology industry.

• Related public relations experience in a corporate and/or agency environment.

http://sie.ag/1b1EK4m

 

14.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department Of Health And Human Services, Washington DC

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/350099400

 

15.)  Editor, Forester Media Inc., Santa Barbara, CA

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Forester-Media-Inc./jobs/Editor-031a70cbca1da4c5

 

16.)  Content Strategist, Senior Magnani Caruso Dutton, New York, New York

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Content-Strategist-Senior/143474.html

 

***  From Mac’s List:

 

17.)  Vice President Communications and Public Relations, Travel Portland, Portland, OR

https://www.macslist.org/macs-list/Travel-Portland/Vice-President-Communications-and-Public-Relations/pY4c1zdJkCdQ/

 

18.)  Senior Marketing Manager, Northwest Food Processors Association, Portland, OR

https://www.macslist.org/macs-list/Northwest-Food-Processors-Association/Senior-Marketing-Manager/pWkpvnNL8V9c/

 

19.)  Senior Public Affairs Specialist, Metro (www.OregonMetro.gov), Portland, Oregon

https://www.macslist.org/macs-list/Metro-www-OregonMetro-gov/Senior-Public-Affairs-Specialist/pQk4LQmCSsp4/#top

 

20.)  Director of Communication, Writers Guild of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/14581396/

 

***  From Cristina Sotelino:

 

Hello Ned,

 

I have been a member of this listserv community I think for at least 10 years and really appreciate your weekly newsletter. I now have a job to post.  Applicants can contact me directly at Cristina.Sotelino@accesscommunityhealth.net:

Thank you!

 

Cristina Sotelino

Director of Marketing and Communications

Access Community Health Network

 

21.)  Communications Manager, Access Community Health Network, Chicago IL

http://accesscommunityhealth.hodesiq.com/jobs/default.aspx?JobID=3960923

 

22.)  Communications Director, City Year, Los Angeles, California

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=348100035

 

23.)  Corporate Communication Intern – Spring 2014, Southern Company, Atlanta, GA

http://www.utilitiesjobs.com/job.asp?id=103323128&aff=4DC42790-9D45-45A0-B208-EC1492D0AE63

 

24.)  Marketing Communications Manager, Creative Circle, West McLean, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=125639038

 

25.)  Corporate MarCom Manager, Yokogawa Corporation of America, Newnan, GA

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH11/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=YOKOGAWA&cws=1&rid=207

 

26.)  Story and Communications Curator, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito, California

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=322900012

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

27.)  Federal Government Marketing Coordinator, Ewing Cole, Philadelphia, PA

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?showNewJDP=yes&Job_DID=JB70MW60ZVB648H8G11

 

28.)  Internal Communications, American Water, Hershey, Pennsylvania

http://jobs.prsa.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=2170&job=14889119

 

29.)  Director, Internal and Customer Communications, AmerisourceBergen, Chesterbrook, PA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=125594468

 

30.)  Sr. Marketing Writer, Lincoln Financial Group, Radnor, PA

 

About The Company

 

Lincoln Financial Group is a Fortune 500 company offering a diverse range of financial services and solutions. With a strong focus on four core business areas – life insurance, annuities, retirement plan services, and group protection – our business is built around supporting, preserving, and enhancing our customer’s lifestyles and providing better retirement outcomes. Led by over 8,000 employees, Lincoln Financial provides the tools and advice to help individuals take charge of their futures.

The Role

As Sr. Marketing Writer, you will be responsible for writing all levels and types of marketing content across media, such as promotional fliers, web pages and videos, detailed proposals, white papers.  Audiences range from sophisticated retirement plan consultants to plan sponsors (HR and CFO) and participants.  You will work with staff and freelance writers to provide editorial direction and oversee consistency with documented positioning and Lincoln voice, as well as overall clarity and effectiveness of content.

Responsibilities

Written Communications

 

*         Direct and create marketing content (including simple print fliers, whitepapers, presentations, videos, proposals, etc) that is compelling, benefit-oriented, accurate, and consistent with documented positioning and Lincoln voice

 

*         Applies knowledge of audience needs and attitudes and knowledge of retirement plans and financial topics to influence outcomes

 

*         Work closely with subject matter experts to research and clarify specialized and technical topics and develop interesting angles and approaches to presenting the content

 

*         Take a holistic approach to content development; look for opportunities to version content for other media and audiences, and participating as a partner with marketing managers to make content suggestions for their programs and audiences

 

*         Take an active role in working with legal and compliance to find effective solutions that satisfy requirements but also work in concert with marketing objectives and audience needs

 

Verbal Communications

 

*         Present ideas clearly and persuasively to colleagues and senior management

 

*         Collaborate with marketing managers, designers, and other functional areas to conceptualize and frame approaches that satisfy marketing objectives

 

Innovation Management

 

*         Monitor effectiveness and seek to continually improve metrics (e.g. click-throughs, usage, etc.) by applying and testing new approaches

 

*         Be an advocate for effective processes within the Marketing department

 

*         Actively stay abreast of developments in the industry and trends in marketing communications and social media, continually looking to generate topic ideas and new approaches to the work

 

Education

 

*          Undergraduate degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Advertising or related discipline or  4+ years of comparable work experience required

 

Experience

 

*          5+ years of experience in financial services marketing that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position

 

*         6+ years’ relevant work experience in marketing copywriting

 

*         Demonstrated proficiency in writing persuasive, compelling marketing content for a wide variety of media and audiences

 

*         Solid knowledge of qualified and non-qualified defined contribution plans and defined benefit plans

 

*         Proven ability to work as an effective member of a cross-functional teams

 

*         Proven ability to analyze and synthesize research, spot trends, and ask relevant questions to help clarify and explain complex topics

 

*         A demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations

 

*         Drives performance targets to completion

 

https://re11.ultipro.com/LIN1006/jobboard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*38D9F10DF5972E48

 

***  From Scott White:

 

31.)  Associate Director of Corporate Communications (Biopharma), publicly-traded biotechnology company, Cambridge, MA

 

Our client is a global, publicly-traded biotechnology company in the metro Boston area. We are looking for an experienced Associate Director of Corporate Communications to join their team to play an integral role in public relations and communication initiatives. Work includes building the organization’s reputation and image and boosting both visibility and thought leadership among key constituents. The AD will work cross-functionally with colleagues in internal communications, investor relations, product marketing and other key areas.

Candidate profile:

  • Eight or more years of professional communications experience from a pharmaceutical, biotech and/or lifesciences company.
  • Interested in and current on trends in the global health care industry, communications, and advocacy.
  • Corporate experience preferred. A combination of agency and corporate experience is ideal.
  • Skilled in crisis communications.
  • Has used social media tools to engage key constituents.
  • Strong writer. Has written for executives. Can take complex scientific material and make it accessible for a range of audiences.
  • Has a track record of bringing new and innovative solutions to the table.
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field required; graduate degree a plus.
  • Local candidates preferred.
  • Experience in investor/financial communications.
  • Bachelor’s degree.

Resumes to scott@hireminds.com

32.)  Content Marketing Manager, Rocket Whale, Atlanta, Georgia

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Content-Marketing-Manager/143445.html

 

33.)  Assoc Director, Corporate Communications, Biogen Idec, Weston, MA

http://www.healthcarejobsite.com/jobs/job-search.asp?id=103302507

 

34.)  COMMUNICATIONS AND LEARNING SPECIALIST – Youth Economic Participation Initiative, Talloires Network, Tufts University, Somerville, Massachusetts

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/14742494/

 

35.)  Strategic Communications Specialist, BCS Incorporated, Washington, DC

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=125587398&aid=4292464

 

36.)  Senior Corporate Communications Associate, ACT, Iowa City, IA

http://www.educationjobsite.com/jobs/job-search.asp?id=103300153

 

***  From Marjorie Valin

 

Hi Ned.

 

We would like to add this job opening in your next JOTW newsletter.

 

Best Regards,

 

Marjorie Valin

NeurExpand Brain Center

Columbia, MD

 

37.)  NeurExpand Marketing & Communications Manager, NeurExpand Brain Center, Columbia, MD

 

About NeurExpand:

The NeurExpand Brain Center is a newly formed company planning treatment clinics in Maryland and other states utilizing a comprehensive medical program to strengthen the brain against cognitive decline. This groundbreaking scientifically based program has measurably improved cognitive performance in patients experiencing loss of memory and brain function related to age, concussion, and other conditions. NeurExpand is headquartered in Columbia, MD and has its first clinical practice in Lutherville, MD. The company’s second center will be opened in Columbia, MD in November, 2013, and a third facility in Chevy Chase, MD in 2014. NeurExpand is also exploring partnerships with major medical centers to bring the program to more communities around the country.

Job Description:

NeurExpand is seeking a Marketing & Communications manager to help develop and implement our marketing plan. The candidate should have at least 2-4 years of experience in marketing, communications, and special event planning and promotion. Knowledge of, and hands-on experience with social media a plus. Position requires demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced organization, a can-do attitude, and strong written and verbal communication skills. Healthcare marketing experience a bonus. This position will require strategic thinking to help develop marketing platforms and strong project management skills for tactical implementation. 

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

•             Help plan and coordinate marketing, communications, and promotional activities for new and existing clinical practices and strategic partnerships.

•             Track, coordinate and assemble data to measure outcomes of marketing programs

•             Plan and manage events, including promotional elements and logistics.

•             Assist in the design, development and production of marketing materials including advertising, direct mail and collateral

•             Help plan, develop and update digital content for web and social media

•             Liaise with public relations and media contacts

•             Create marketing presentations and support the business development function as needed

•             Update company website and social media tools

•             Deliver marketing activities within agreed budget

•             Other functions as deemed necessary

Education and Experience:

•             BS / BA in marketing, communications or equivalent professional experience

•             Minimum 2-4 years of experience in marketing and / or PR role

•             Knowledge of healthcare market preferred, but not required

•             Solid knowledge of marketing and communications principles, tools and techniques

•             Proficient in relevant computer applications including PowerPoint and Excel

Key Competencies:

•             Personable, professional and articulate

•             Strong copywriting skills and ability to communicate complex ideas

•             Excellent organizational and planning skills

•             Strong attention to detail

•             Adaptable and flexible

•             Creative and innovative

•             Problem solver

•             Motivated team player who takes initiative

 

Reports to:

•             Director, Marketing & Communications

 

To Submit Applications

Please send resumes and cover letters to careers@neurexpand.com.

 

38.)  Marketing Coordinator, COUNTRY CASUAL, Gaithersburg, MD

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Country-Casual/jobs/Marketing-Coordinator-8a46cdb9a2bd260a

 

39.)  Manager of Communications, Fund for Our Economic Future, Cleveland, Ohio

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=436200012

 

40.)  Communications Specialist, LECET, Washington, DC

http://jobview.monster.com/Communications-Specialist-Job-Washington-DC-125591973.aspx

 

 

 

 

 

41.)  MarCom Specialist, Event Promotion, Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, CA

https://intuitive.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=38560

 

42.)  Marcom Manager, Trimble Navigation Limited, Westminster, CO

https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=TRIMBLE&cws=1&rid=4083

 

43.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, Glimcher Realty Trust, Columbus, OH

 

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

 

• Works closely with the Director, Corporate Communications to maintain the company’s overall brand and messaging with an emphasis on associates and the local community.

• Assists Human Resources in the development and implementation of associate-centered communications.

• Maintains the company’s intranet including content gathering and creation and posting photos, videos and presentations.

• Oversees updates to the design and functionality of the intranet working with Information Services as well as outside consultants.

• Assists Human Resources in the development and implementation of benefits communications.

• Manages corporate and associate award submissions.

• Oversees the company’s community relations program.

• Manages the company’s external reputation as a Top Workplace through the company’s website, social media channels, advertising, videos and media relations.

• Supports Human Resources in the planning and promotion of company-wide events, activities and conferences.   

• Works closely with internal and external design resources to develop marketing materials that adhere to the company’s brand standards and highlight our Every Day Thinking philosophies (collateral, videos, promotional materials, etc).

• Writes, distributes and posts new hire and associate-related news releases.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Strong writing skills.

• Strong attention to detail and proven ability to coordinate events.

• Knowledge of shopping center, retail and/or real estate industry.

• Ability to manage outside vendors.

• Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

• Ability to establish credibility and be decisive.

• Well developed interpersonal skills and ability to get along with diverse personalities.

 

Experience and Training

• Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or a related field is required.

• 3+ years public relations/corporate communications experience, focused on internal communications.

http://glimcher.com/jobs/position.dT/corporate-communications-specialist

 

 

44.)  Vice President, Public Affairs, SIFMA, Washington, D. C.

http://jobs.efinancialcareers.com/job-4000000001249723.htm

 

45.)  Marcom Director, Altegris Investments, San Diego, CA

http://jobs.efinancialcareers.com/job-4000000001252288.htm

 

46.)  Public Relations Manager for Latin America and Global Business Markets, Logitech, Newark, California

http://careers.prweekus.com/jobseeker/job/14812173/

 

***  Weekly Atlernative Selection:

 

47.)  Tour Guide, Cave of the Mounds, Blue Mounds, WI

 

General Responsibilities

• Welcome tourists and groups who come to Cave of the Mounds NNL

• Conduct safe, enjoyable, and educational tours

•Assist customers in the amazing rock & fossil shop

• Assist customers in the snack bar

• Help to maintain neat, clean and safe buildings and grounds

 

Duties

• Lead interpretive tours of the Cave that are safe, fun, and educational

•Tell the story of the Cave – its formation, growth, discovery, development, and protection – throughout all aspects of time

•Greet the public with a smile and helpful information so they will enjoy their visit to Cave of the Mounds National Natural Landmark

• Assist customers with the sale of merchandise and restock the amazing rock & fossil shop

•Serve customers at the seasonal snack bar in the Visitor Center

•Assist with the processing of merchandise including unpacking, marking, light manufacturing and storing

•Assist with the maintenance of the buildings and grounds through typical tasks and chores such as sweeping, mopping, trash removal, dusting, raking, etc.

 

Qualified Candidates will have:

• Excellent interpersonal communication skills and a friendly manner

•A desire for interaction with the general public and public speaking

• Interest in the natural environment, nature appreciation, nature education

• Good conflict resolution skills and desire to work as a member of a team

• The desire to do a wide variety of tasks in the course of a workday

 

Benefits

• You get to take people through a beautiful Cave!!

•Reciprocity with many, many awesome Wisconsin tourist attractions

•Super cool staff events such as off trail caving, fossil hunts, campfires, and barn movie nights

• Paid training and annual wage review

•The “coolest” job EVER!

 

Contact us at  608-437-3038 if interested in employment.

http://www.caveofthemounds.com/employment.htm

 

 

 ***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

179-13  11.07.2013: 0223 LT: Posn: 01:06.6N – 103:37.1E, Nipa STS anchorage area, Indonesia.

 

Alert duty crew, on-board a tanker carrying out STS operations, noticed four robbers on the poop deck and a fifth robber in the process of climbing on board. He immediately informed the duty officer who raised the alarm and alerted the crew. Cargo operations suspended and crew mustered to carry out an inspection. Seeing the alert crew the robbers escaped. An inspection was carried out and no robbers were found on-board. No response from the authorities for calls via VHF radio.

 

***  Ball cap of the week:  Littoral Combat Ship MIW Det TWO

 

***  Coffee Mug of the week:    ManTech

 

***  Polo-shirt of the week:  Ferns Country Store

 

***  Musical guest artist of the week:  The Tokens 

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