JOTW 40-2013


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JOTW 40-2013

October 7, 2013

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This is JOTW newsletter number 986

 

“He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.”

– Abraham Lincoln

 

***  Welcome to the JOTW network. 

 

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***  JOTW will publish its 1,000th newsletter sometime in early January 2014.  How should we appropriately recognize this milestone?
***  To post a job, just send the position, organization and location with a link or contact info for follow-up or replying to Ned at lundquist989@cs.com.  Posting a job is free.    The newsletter is then posted at www.nedsjotw.com.  Recruiters can submit up to three jobs for free.  Each job listing may be posted once in the newsletter for free

 

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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 weeks top job, from Ray Atkinson, ABC, APR, at Portfolio Recovery Associates:

 

Senior Corporate Communications Specialist, Portfolio Recovery Associates, Norfolk, VA

 

(See below for details)

 

***  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

11.)  Public Relations/communications Manager, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

12.)  Senior Director International Corporate Affairs Media Relations, Walmart, Bentonville, AR

13.)  Director of Communications, PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law, New York, New York

14.)  VP/AD healthcare PR emerging companies, healthcare communications agency , Cambridge, MA

15.)  Public Relations Coordinator, Sister Nancy Hynes Institute for Women’s Leadership, College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, Minnesota

16.)  Marketing Communications Specialist-B2B Copywriter, VertMarkets, Horsham, PA

17.)  Marketing Manager, St. Francis Hospital, Wilmington DE

18.)  Public/Community Relations Internship, Delaware 87ers, Wilmington DE

19.)  Public Relations Assistant, Sacramento Kings, Sacramento, CA

20.)  Director of Corporate Communications, HOLIDAY RETIREMENT, Lake Oswego, Oregon

 

21.)  Senior Corporate Communications Coordinator Cardno, Portland, OR

22.)  Communications Specialist, Diocese of Des Moines, Des Moines, Iowa

23.)  Media Buyer, Mediagistic Inc, Lutz, FL

24.)  Public Relations Sr. AE, The Baddish Group, New York, NY

25.)  Tech PR Agency Account Coordinator, Vantage PR, San Francisco, CA or Orlando, FL

26.)  Editorial Director – Social – OPR, Ogilvy Public Relations, London, United Kingdom

27.)  Silver Stars Media Services Manager, Spurs Sports & Entertainment, San Antonio, TX

28.)  Managing Editor – Marketing Content, HarperCollins Publishers Inc., New York, NY

29.)  Manager, Interactive Media – Detroit Pistons, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Auburn Hills, MI

30.)  Communications Manager, regional insurance company, Jacksonville, Florida

 

31.)  Digital Manging Editor, Townsquare Media Group, New Bedford, MA

32.)  Editor-in-Chief, StarCrush.com, New York, NY

33.)  Multimedia Content Developer/ Editor, Dept. of Energy, Barbaricum, Washington, DC

34.)  Executive Director, College Communications And Marketing, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire

35.)  Assistant Editor/Social Media Specialist, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

36.)  Global Social Media Blog Editor, BlackRock, New York, NY

37.)  Communications Officer, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA

38.)  Communications Specialist – Nursing, Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts

39.)  Communications Manager, Arcola Theatre Communications Manager, East London, UK

40.)  Account Executive, Samantha Slaven Publicity, Los Angeles, CA

 

41.)  Director, Public Relations and Brand Engagement Old Navy,  Old Navy, San Francisco, CA

42.)  Senior Manager Communications – Information Technology, Gap Inc., San Francisco, CA

43.)  Communications and Publications Co-ordinator, Music Mark , London Bridge, London , UK

44.)  Public Relations Account Executive, Stylehaul, New York, NY

45.)  Director of Marketing Communications, Kaufman Financial Group, Farmington Hills, MI

46.)  Communications Director, South Dakota Farmers Union, Huron, South Dakota

47.)  Communications Director, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, Huron, SD

48.)  Director Of University Relations, Northern State University, Aberdeen, South Dakota

49.)  Manager, Marketing Communication, TouchNet Information Systems, Inc., Lenexa, KS

50.)  Graphic Designer & Communications Specialist, CREW Network, Lawrence, KS

 

51.)  Sr. Director, Corporate Communications, NPS Pharmaceuticals, Bedminster, NJ

52.)  PR Coordinator- Retail, UNIQLO, New York, NY

53.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Taylor, TX

54.)  Director Internal Communications, Maurices, Suffern, NY

55.)  Marketing & PR Co-ordinator, City of London Festival, City of London, UK

56.)  PR/Media Relations Specialist-Bilingual Spanish, State Farm, Los Angeles, CA

57.)  Voice Writer, English and Spanish, SDI Media, Los Angeles, CA

58.)  Brand Inspector, California State Personnel Board, Sonoma, CA

59.)  Pen Rider, Cargill Cattle Feeders, Leoti, KS

60.)  Livestock Inspector, State of Montana, Billings, MT

 

61.)  Executive Director, Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association, Pierz, MN

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report

 

…and more!  Scroll down and see them all!

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch:

 

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Richard Wagner

 

***  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:

 

October 19  Bath, Maine

 

November 3-5  Provodentiales, Turks and Caicos Islands

 

December 9-11 Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

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

 

 

***  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

 

***  From Ross Bethell:

 

Ned,

 

I am pleased to announce the launch of the Middle East School of Business Communication in Dubai.

 

www.middleeastsbc.com

 

We deliver communication skills training via full-day and evening courses and bespoke in-house training.

 

OCTOBER COURSE HIGHLIGHT: Dubai’s first full-day course in communication measurement.

 

Other courses we are offering this October in Dubai:

 

– Social Media: 1) Crisis Communication 2) Strategy 3) Writing

– Blogging Essentials

– Building & Managing Communication Programs

– Mastering Customer Experiences

– Public Speaking for Business

 

More than 25 courses are planned for the remainder of 2013 in Dubai and other Middle East locations.

 

I invite you to visit our website (http://www.middleeastsbc.com/) and register for the newsletter to hear about new courses and other promotions.

 

Warm regards,

Ross Bethell

http://www.middleeastsbc.com/courses/communication-measurement-intensive-seminar/#.Uk6k1nbD9Ms

***  This shadow performance is very cool:

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***  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.

 

***  Maritime Security 2013 Caribbean

 

November 5th and 6th, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands

 

http://www.maritimesecurity2013.com/carib/

 

***  The Coastal Surveillance System (CSS) Is Making News

Maritime Security Outlook

by Edward Lundquist

http://www.maritimesecurityoutlook.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=109:css&catid=8:government&Itemid=25

 

***  Here are the jobs for this week:

 

***  This weeks top job, from Ray Atkinson, ABC, APR, at Portfolio Recovery Associates:

 

Ned, we’re one of Forbes’ Top 25 companies, one of Fortune’s Fastest-Growing Companies – and we’re hiring.  Here’s a posting for our Senior Corporate Communications Specialist position in Norfolk, just minutes from the beach and the Chesapeake Bay.  Please include in the JOTW distribution.  Thanks.

 

Ray Atkinson, ABC, APR

AVP Corporate Communications

Portfolio Recovery Associates

www.portfoliorecovery.com

 

1.)  Senior Corporate Communications Specialist, Portfolio Recovery Associates, Norfolk, VA


Job Summary:
As a member of the PRA Corporate Communications team, the Senior Corporate Communications Specialist provides support for a variety of internal and external communications programs and projects.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support PRA’s fee-based businesses with targeted marketing communications plans and strategies.
  • Manage projects with external agencies and vendors.
  • Support PRA community relations plan with public relations strategies and tactics including media releases, online content development, creative photography and social media outreach.
  • Manage social media sites for PRA Human Resources; plan and recommend strategies for additional PRA social media platforms and programs.
  • Liaison with PRA Human Resources department to support development and maintenance of new PRA careers website.
  • Research, interview, write, edit, proofread, and distribute content for online and print communication.
  • Draft, post and maintain content for PRA website and intranet site.
  • Support communication plans and programs targeted to current and prospective PRA employees.
  • Serve as editor for internal and external PRA publications and manage editorial process; design and produce monthly employee newsletter.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of internal communications strategies and develop communication plans to further engage employees at all company sites.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, marketing, journalism or related field. Experience in marketing communications a plus.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related and relevant work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Demonstrated experience in writing and editing for print and online media, preferably in a corporate or agency setting.
  • Strong understanding of public relations principles and concepts with the ability to develop communication plans to help business units achieve measurable objectives.
  • Flexibility and ability to work independently and collaboratively on multiple projects.
  • Outstanding writing, editing and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to build relationships and work effectively at all levels of an organization and to interact confidently with senior management.
  • Strong photography and digital imaging skills. Graphic design experience in Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Dreamweaver preferred.

 

To Apply & Learn More, Visit our Careers Page at www.portfoliorecovery.com/careers

 

2.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Myers Industries, Inc., Akron, OH

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?APath=2.31.0.0.0&job_did=JHP6F8612ZDJCQXZ20K

 

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

 

ECPAT-USA (End Child Prostitution and Trafficking-USA) is a children’s rights organization that works to protect every child’s right to grow up free from commercial sexual exploitation. We undertake advocacy, policy, legislative and awareness raising activities to prevent sex trafficking and to protect children trafficked into the U.S., American children trafficked for sex, and foreign children targeted by American sex tourists traveling abroad. We are the US arm of ECPAT International, and the only anti-trafficking NGO in the US that is part of an international network of ECPAT groups in over 70 countries.

 

We are currently seeking an outstanding candidate to fill the position of Director of Development and Communications. The Director of Development and Communications will be responsible for planning and coordinating a comprehensive and strategic fundraising and communications plan to support all programs and projects. The individual in this role will be expected to be familiar with fundraising techniques, foundation and member relations, board development, and event management. The position will also be responsible for communications and promotion of the programs through print, social and online media.

 

Development Activities:

•Strategize about and develop new ways to enhance funding streams for the organization.

•Identify opportunities for funding from corporate and charitable foundations and government entities.

•Write and submit proposals.

•Identify and cultivate new prospects for individual gifts and grants.

•Maintain the relationships with current donors.

•Establish development policies, systems, and procedures, with an emphasis on ethical practices for soliciting and reporting gifts, and meeting the expectations of donors.

•Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, and appropriately leverage the knowledge, experience and expertise of all ECPAT-USA’s stakeholders to achieve the development goals of the organization.

•Develop, organize and handle logistics for workshops, meetings, ceremonies and other publicity, fundraising and information events.

•This position is specifically responsible for generating income production as outlined in the annual budget.

•Prepare and maintain current records of key and other donors supporting the organization; prepare reports, summaries and/or arranges for mail-outs.

 

Communications Activities:

•Plan and execute a cross-platform communications and public relations strategy to support development efforts and promote the programs and services of ECPAT-USA.

•Elevate ECPAT-USA’s traditional and digital media presence

•Write all materials for website, social media, newsletters, annual reports, and brochures.

•Ensure communications strategies are properly integrated, and consistent with branding guidelines, campaign messages, editorial and graphics policies.

•Create communications to donors.

•Produce annual reports.

 

Qualifications

•Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, business communication or related field.

•Minimum 3 years in fund development and related communications

•Excellent oral and written communication skills.

•Demonstrated success with creating and implementing communications plans that address multiple audiences, key messages and media.

•Demonstrated comprehension of development and development communications best practices.

•Demonstrated success integrating social media into communications strategies.

•Demonstrated experience writing for the web.

•Demonstrated ability to lead communications planning and coordination.

•Demonstrated experience working with design and other vendors.

•Demonstrated success in managing multiple projects concurrently.

•Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and work under pressure.

•Demonstrated ability to think and act strategically.

•Demonstrated success in working effectively with staff at all levels of the organization.

•Demonstrated ability to think and act strategically.

•Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Application Instructions: Please send a cover letter including salary requirements and resume to Max Mayer at mmayer @ecpatusa.org.

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

 

***  From Lizbeth Sánchez Rodríguez:

 

To whom it may concern,

 

My name is Lizbeth Sánchez, Human Resources Assistant at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center.

 

I went through your website and http://www.nedsjotw.com/posting-jobs/ and I am interested in posting our new vacancies with you as free services

 

Consequently, on behalf of CIMMYT, based in Mexico, I would like to seek the kind assistance of www.nedsjotw.com to publish the following position currently available in our organization.

 

Your valuable assistance will be kindly appreciated. Interested candidates should follow the instructions and timing outlined in the announcements to submit their application. We will be happy to evaluate their credentials and experience.

 

Many thanks in advance for all your help!

 

Regards,

 

Lizbeth Sánchez Rodríguez

Assistant Recruitment and Selection / Asistente de Reclutamiento y Seleccion

CIMMYT (International  Maize and Wheat Improvement Center)

Estado de México

 

4.)  Web Designer, CIMMYT (International  Maize and Wheat Improvement Center), Texcoco CP, Estado de México

 

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced and results-oriented Web Designer to conceptualize and execute graphic design solutions for a wide variety of web projects. Under the direction of the Director of Communications, the website designer will be responsible for designing and maintaining CIMMYT’s primary website, multiple ‘subsidiary’ websites, the CIMMYT intranet and mobile applications. The designer will be accountable for the ‘look and feel’ of the websites while the content will be the responsibility of other communications staff.

 

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is a not-for-profit research and training organization with partners in over 100 countries. Please refer to our website for more information: www.cimmyt.org

 

The position is based at CIMMYT’s Main Campus (located 45 km northeast of Mexico City, Mexico).

 

Specific responsibilities of this position:

 

– Plan, design, create and code multiple websites that combine text with video, photography, graphics and sound.

– Effectively interpret corporate and project needs and translate them into compelling visual designs.

– Re-design the CIMMYT and project websites in order to create emotional and intellectual connections with stakeholders.

– Design web interfaces using techniques based on usability theory and concepts related to creating visual flow.

– Effectively communicate design direction and production details for other members of the communications team and internal clients.

– Apply an understanding of typography, usability, story-boarding and iconography when working on web projects.  Work within project schedules and within tight deadlines.

– Collaborate with other CIMMYT graphic designers and CIMMYT programs/projects to ensure designs are consistent with expectations and overall goals.

-Stay current on visual design techniques and technology to support/expand CIMMYT’s reputation and brand identity.

– Perform other web design-related tasks as assigned by supervisor. We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications, skills and attitudes:

– BA/BS or equivalent degree in graphic design, communications or a relevant field (and/or a related design/new media diploma). Equivalent experience may be considered as an alternative.

-Minimum of five years of experience in an innovative digital design environment with significant web design experience. Submission of a portfolio of your design work that demonstrates creativity and expertise is required.

– Exceptionally strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills related to graphic design, with proven ability to take projects from concept to final production with minimal supervision.

– Mature sense of visuals/color usage and experience applying theories related to color schemes, use of space, text placement, usability and visual flow.

– Proficiency in HTML, CSS, Javascript/Jquery, Flash, etc.

– Proficiency in the Adobe Creativity Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, etc.) and in web editing tools such as Dreamweaver and Notepad++.

– Proficiency in InDesign.  Knowledge of Mac and PC platforms.  Ability to create content specification and design guidelines.

– Full competency and fluency in English.

– Strong communications and problem-solving skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

– Ability to work under pressure, with high accuracy.

– Creativity, particularly in devising new approaches to design and content.

– Familiarity with standard design concepts, practices and procedures.

– Able to liaise professionally with clients in the development of quality and effective communications projects.

– Ability to work with different nationalities, and as a member of a multidisciplinary and diverse work team.

– Willingness to travel as required.

 

CIMMYT offers an attractive remuneration package and support for continuous professional development. In addition to the provisions of the Mexican Labor Law our package of benefits includes Year-end Bonus (40 days of salary), Vacation Premium (56%), Life Insurance and Medical Insurance, Supermarket Coupons, Savings Fund, Social Mexican Benefits (IMSS, SAR/Infonavit).

CIMMYT is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork and respect for diversity. Women are encouraged to apply.

To apply, email cover letter and CV (in English) no later than Monday, 14 October, 2013 to Human Resources, CIMMYT (Email: nrsrecruitment@cgiar.org / Please indicate position reference number: N13278 in the subject of your email).

In your application, please provide a link to your online portfolio.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For further information please contact Guillermo Flores, g.flores@cgiar.org

http://webconnect3.atango.com/CN_Frame.aspx?id=cimmyt&siteid=WebConnect&group=cimmyt&key=cn&PostNum=1158&PostId=6c6072a5-7107-407d-af1f-104d5e897536&JobId=e2aaf355-8f6a-4112-8669-ccf4ddb37624

 

5.)  Web Content Editor, CIMMYT (International  Maize and Wheat Improvement Center), Texcoco CP, Estado de México

 

http://webconnect3.atango.com/CN_Frame.aspx?id=cimmyt&siteid=WebConnect&group=cimmyt&key=cn&PostNum=1157&PostId=cb129aa5-c374-4372-9d1a-5416f4aed5c6&JobId=37a5a777-eff5-4606-92e2-9e9d81a5c808

 

6.)  Director of Media Relations, Lahey Health, Burlington, MA

http://careers.lahey.org/boston/management/jobid3938034-director-of-media-relations-jobs

 

7.)  Managing Director of Employee Communications, Charles Schwab Corporation, San Francisco, California

http://jobs.schwab.com/san-francisco-ca/managing-director-of-employee-communications/36954369/job/

 

***  From Kristin Walter:

 

Hi Ned,

 

I hope you’re doing well. Can you please include this opening in next week’s newsletter?

Thanks very much!

Kristin

 

9.)  Communications Admin Assistant , Rubin Meyer Communications, Washington, DC

 

Rubin Meyer Communications, a boutique marketing communications firm located in Georgetown, is looking for a communications administrative assistant. 

Responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, conducting online research and general support/administrative duties. 

 

Strong written and verbal communications skills are a must. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required. Hours are 9-3, Monday-Friday, with room for flexibility.

Pay is based on experience and skills.

 

Send a resume and schedule to becky.reeves@rubinmeyer.com  to apply.  For more information, go to rubinmeyer.com.

 

10.)  Vice President of Casino Marketing, Golden Nugget Lake Charles, Lake Charles, LA

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=JHP00R72KCXTWMDSX7B

 

11.)  Public Relations/communications Manager, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

https://www.wsujobs.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=212295

 

12.)  Senior Director International Corporate Affairs Media Relations, Walmart, Bentonville, AR

http://jobs.walmart.com/bentonville/other/senior-director-international-corporate-affairs-media-relations-jobs

 

13.)  Director of Communications, PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law, New York, New York

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=438600013

 

***  From Scott White:

 

14.)  VP/AD healthcare PR emerging companies, healthcare communications agency , Cambridge, MA

 

Our Cambridge, MA client is a boutique healthcare communications agency that focuses on emerging and early stage lifesciences companies.  In less than a decade they have launched close to 40 global companies.  They are looking for a Vice President or Account Director to play a senior role in their growing local office.  This is the ideal role for a senior level communicator who wants to focus on providing strategic counsel and remain hands-on with the work.  This is not a rainmaker role! 

 

Is this you?

  • Passionate about and experienced in science, life sciences, and/or healthcare with at least eight -years of communications agency experience focused on pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies.
  • Expert in understanding and translating complex information and science for a range of different audiences.
  • A guru in drug development and regulatory processes.
  • Some level of exposure to financial communications and investor relations.
  • Stellar client manager.
  • Amazing communicator.
  • Preference for doing the work vs. selling engagements.
  • Perform at your best when treated like an adult, rewarded and recognized for accomplishing your goals.  Appreciate a flexible work schedule.

 

More info –  http://www.hireminds.com/job/11921

 

Resumes to Scott@hireminds.com.

 

15.)  Public Relations Coordinator, Sister Nancy Hynes Institute for Women’s Leadership, College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, Minnesota

http://www.csbsju.edu/csb-student-development/institute-for-womens-leadership/employment-opportunities/public-relations-coordinator.htm

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

16.)  Marketing Communications Specialist-B2B Copywriter, VertMarkets, Horsham, PA

https://www.appone.com/maininforeq.asp?Ad=273822&R_ID=719362

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich, who got them from Dan Tipton:

 

17.)  Marketing Manager, St. Francis Hospital, Wilmington DE

https://www.healthcaresource.com/stfrancishospital/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=494617

 

18.)  Public/Community Relations Internship, Delaware 87ers, Wilmington DE

 

The Delaware 87ers are looking for hardworking, positive and creative individuals to join the community/ public relations department as interns. Interns will be responsible for assisting the marketing and communications departments in day-to-day operations. Interns will also be asked to help with general front office operations and projects.

 

Responsibilities:

• Writing stories for 87ers game day program

• Assist in designing and revising team media guide

• Assist in the planning, coordination and execution of community events

• Work a minimum of 20 hours per week during normal office hours (10 am – 5:00 pm), plus additional nights and weekends as assigned

• Assist in managing team social media, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts

• Attend meetings, team functions, and events as assigned

• Assist in the fulfillment of donation requests and management of donation database

• Assist with composing press releases

• Upkeep of archives

• Assist with credentialing for games

• Prepare and run press box during games

• Assist with player appearance requests

• Press box runner/game quotes

• Retrieval of news clips

• Upkeep of Media list

• Must be able to receive college credit from an accredited University during the duration of the internship

• Perform daily office duties as assigned

http://nbateamjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=59650

 

19.)  Public Relations Assistant, Sacramento Kings, Sacramento, CA

http://nbateamjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/jobs/jobs.cfm/Communications?supcat=166#59054

 

***  From Jamison J. Gosselin:

 

Hi Ned,

 

Can you please post this position in your JOTW for next week?

 

Thanks

Jamison

 

Jamison J. Gosselin

Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Holiday Retirement

Lake Oswego, Oregon 

Learn more at www.holidaytouch.com 

20.)  Director of Corporate Communications, HOLIDAY RETIREMENT, Lake Oswego, Oregon

 

Summary:

 

The Director of Corporate Communications is responsible for leading the development and implementation of the corporate communications strategy. This includes both external and internal communications efforts. The Director of Corporate Communications will support the Vice President of Marketing and Executive team in the development and implementation of the external communication strategy for all constituent groups (investors, customers, public, etc.), and ensure a consistent application of the organization’s brand across all external communication vehicles. Internal efforts include translating the organization’s external brand into an internal communication campaign that fosters organizational alignment. The Corporate Communications Director should be highly adept at working collaboratively across a matrixed organization to develop and implement a multidimensional external and internal communication strategies and quantifying return on investment.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Works in conjunction with Executive Team and various leaders to implement an external communications campaign that properly positions the company’s value proposition with all key constituent groups such as investors, customers, and internal team members. 

• Develops all internal and external communications (i.e. team members, investors, customers, etc.) such as company announcements, speeches, scripts, and presentations.

• Dynamically works with Marketing to manage components of the external website; develops and maintains website content and measures performance in driving activity; ensures consistency across partner-level websites.

• Leads Public Relation activities to safeguard and build public image; coordinates efforts with local media to ensure company is properly positioned with the public and coordinates response efforts in conjunction with Legal Department to address issues that may undermine the company’s public image; manages all crisis communications.

• Translates company external branding strategy into an internal communication strategy that fosters a clear organizational identity and a compelling purpose to increase team member awareness and engagement.

• Identifies, designs, and implements/enhances various internal communication tools and resources to promote company culture, including but not limited to: internal website, announcements, company newsletter and video updates.

• Partners with other departments to develop various internal and external communication campaigns in support of various people initiatives such as organizational change strategies, program rollouts and initiatives.

• Measures effectiveness of all internal and external communication efforts; updates and adapts strategic communication plan to ensure company is optimizing resources and driving maximizing return on investments.

 

Minimum Job Qualifications and Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, English or related field.  Master’s degree preferred.

• Minimum of ten (10) years of experience developing external and internal communication strategies for mulit-site companies focused on serving consumers – especially in hospitality, retail or health care.

• Focused attention to detail

• Must have a proven track record of counseling Senior Leaders in the development of key messages and providing constructive feedback to help enhance delivery/presentation skills

• Experience working with a variety of personalities and building new communications processes and programs in a dynamic environment

• Outstanding written communication and planning skills

• Hands-on leader who can manage projects from beginning to end

• Ability to influence at all levels in order to drive results and maintain deadlines

• Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.

 

Holiday Retirement is committed to employing a diverse workforce.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, gender identity or expression, or other protected categories according to state and local law.  

 

http://careers.holidaytouch.com/job/Lake-Oswego-Director-of-Corporate-Communications-OR-97034/16395500/

21.)  Senior Corporate Communications Coordinator Cardno, Portland, OR

http://www.americasjobexchange.com/job-detail/job-opening-AJE-564582978

 

22.)  Communications Specialist, Diocese of Des Moines, Des Moines, Iowa

http://communications.jobs.net/j/communications-communications-specialist_JHP08F64N6TCR7FBLK1.aspx

 

***  From Kemi Ijaola:

 

23.)  Media Buyer, Mediagistic Inc, Lutz, FL

http://hoojobs.com/job/1676/

 

24.)  Public Relations Sr. AE, The Baddish Group, New York, NY

http://hoojobs.com/job/1696/

 

25.)  Tech PR Agency Account Coordinator, Vantage PR, San Francisco, CA or Orlando, FL

http://hoojobs.com/job/1699/

 

26.)  Editorial Director – Social – OPR, Ogilvy Public Relations, London, United Kingdom

http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/9140238

 

27.)  Silver Stars Media Services Manager, Spurs Sports & Entertainment, San Antonio, TX

http://nbateamjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/jobs/jobs.cfm/Communications?supcat=166#59540

 

28.)  Managing Editor – Marketing Content, HarperCollins Publishers Inc., New York, NY

https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=HARPERCOLLINS&cws=1&rid=706

 

29.)  Manager, Interactive Media – Detroit Pistons, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Auburn Hills, MI

http://nbateamjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/jobs/jobs.cfm/Communications?supcat=166#58777

 

***  From Krizzia Yanga:

 

Dear Ned,

 

My name is Krizzia Yanga and I am an intern at Lynn Hazan & Associates. I was hoping that you could post the following job posting. Thanks so much for your time. 

 

30.)  Communications Manager, regional insurance company, Jacksonville, Florida

 

Are you an expert in corporate communications and/or marketing communications? Experienced in social media? Want to relocate to sunny Florida at NO COST to you? Only 20 minutes to the beach! Are you looking for the advantages of a large corporation along with a tight knit feel? Do you want to work in a collaborative environment?

Company is committed to employee work life balance and its clients.

 

Super regional insurance company located in Jacksonville, Florida seeks Communications Manager to join the communications team.  Position incorporates PR writing, copywriting, social media, and field operations support. Must have experience in property and casualty insurance or finance. 

 

Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s degree in either public relations, integrated marketing communications, journalism or equivalent level of education.

* 6-10 years of progressive experience in business communications, corporate communications, marketing communications or equivalent work experience.

* Must have experience in property and casualty insurance or finance.

* Corporate communications experience a must; some print/online journalism and/or public relations agency experience a plus.

* Media Relations experience a plus.

Insurance industry experience, supporting sales teams and independent insurance agencies with communications and marketing campaigns.

* Experience with Web-based communications vehicles (i.e., Internet and intranet) and tactics, as well as proficiency with content management systems.

* Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)

 

Responsibilities:

* Serve as company’s external communications lead for product teams and field operations.

* Produce all sales collateral, i.e. campaigns to promote product launches and sales incentive preprograms at state/national levels (via independent agents).

* Develop and execute company wide branding initiatives.

* Produce all product change announcements and processing system updates.

* Manage production of annual report and semi-annual agent newsletter.

* Oversee content management of website and agent portal.

* Coordinate media relations with trade and business vehicles.

* Create and manage correspondence for regional presidents and sales teams.

*Develop advertising for trade association projects.

* Act as primary backup for content management of company’s internal communications programs

*40-45% Writing, 20-25% Social Media, 35% Miscellaneous (Events, Field Operations, etc)

* Report to Director of Communications.

* Light travel to regional offices, trade shows and photo shoots.

 

Ref #750

Send your resume, salary information, writing samples and cover letter to Communications@lhazan.com.  Your follow-up call to 312-863-5402 will be appreciated.

 

31.)  Digital Manging Editor, Townsquare Media Group, New Bedford, MA

http://hire.jobvite.com/CompanyJobs/Careers.aspx?k=Job&c=qeq9Vfws&j=okHWXfwE

 

32.)  Editor-in-Chief, StarCrush.com, New York, NY

http://hire.jobvite.com/CompanyJobs/Careers.aspx?c=qeq9Vfws&s=Indeed&page=Job%20Description&j=ocFOXfwm

 

33.)  Multimedia Content Developer/ Editor, Dept. of Energy, Barbaricum, Washington, DC

http://barbaricum.force.com/careers/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0xi0000000LRNxAAO

 

34.)  Executive Director, College Communications And Marketing, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire

https://www.latinosinhighered.com/job-details/executive-director-college-communications-and-marketing-20120211–1380345314

 

35.)  Assistant Editor/Social Media Specialist, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

https://www.latinosinhighered.com/job-details/assistant-editor-social-media-specialist-1380783732

 

36.)  Global Social Media Blog Editor, BlackRock, New York, NY

https://blackrock.taleo.net/careersection/br_prof_cs/jobdetail.ftl?job=151029

 

37.)  Communications Officer, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA

https://www.latinosinhighered.com/job-details/communications-officer-1379833403

 

38.)  Communications Specialist – Nursing, Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts

https://www.latinosinhighered.com/job-details/communications-specialist—nursing-11094-1380178899

 

39.)  Communications Manager, Arcola Theatre Communications Manager, East London, UK

http://jobs.theguardian.com/job/4697120/communications-manager/

 

40.)  Account Executive, Samantha Slaven Publicity, Los Angeles, CA

http://fashionpr.jobamatic.com/a/jbb/job-details/951479

 

 

41.)  Director, Public Relations and Brand Engagement Old Navy,  Old Navy, San Francisco, CA

https://gapinc.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=658633

 

42.)  Senior Manager Communications – Information Technology, Gap Inc., San Francisco, CA

https://gapinc.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=718854

 

43.)  Communications and Publications Co-ordinator, Music Mark , London Bridge, London , UK

http://jobs.theguardian.com/job/4713171/

 

44.)  Public Relations Account Executive, Stylehaul, New York, NY

http://fashionpr.jobamatic.com/a/jbb/job-details/946285

 

45.)  Director of Marketing Communications, Kaufman Financial Group, Farmington Hills, MI

https://kaufmanfinancialgroup.mua.hrdepartment.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/2064

 

46.)  Communications Director, South Dakota Farmers Union, Huron, South Dakota

http://communications.jobs.net/j/communications-director_JHN03771FY7ZQRH2BMG.aspx

 

47.)  Communications Director, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, Huron, SD

http://www.nationjob.com/job/HSDJ7010

 

48.)  Director Of University Relations, Northern State University, Aberdeen, South Dakota

http://communications.jobs.net/j/director-of-university-relations_JHR4W26YLMCF8217MSY.aspx

 

49.)  Manager, Marketing Communication, TouchNet Information Systems, Inc., Lenexa, KS

https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=6606971&t=1

 

50.)  Graphic Designer & Communications Specialist, CREW Network, Lawrence, KS

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/CREW-Network/jobs/Graphic-Designer-Communication-Specialist-054f6a6fe420c67c

 

51.)  Sr. Director, Corporate Communications, NPS Pharmaceuticals, Bedminster, NJ

https://career4.successfactors.com/career?company=npsp&career_job_req_id=2001&career_ns=job_listing&navBarLevel=JOB_SEARCH

 

52.)  PR Coordinator- Retail, UNIQLO, New York, NY

https://careers-uniqlo.icims.com/jobs/1594/pr-coordinator/job?mode=job

 

53.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Taylor, TX

http://jobview.monster.com/getjob.aspx?JobID=125919982

 

 

54.)  Director Internal Communications, Maurices, Suffern, NY

https://www2.apply2jobs.com/maurices/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=21736

 

55.)  Marketing & PR Co-ordinator, City of London Festival, City of London, UK

http://jobs.theguardian.com/job/4717202/

 

56.)  PR/Media Relations Specialist-Bilingual Spanish, State Farm, Los Angeles, CA

http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/7345805

 

57.)  Voice Writer, English and Spanish, SDI Media, Los Angeles, CA

http://www.sdimedia.com/job/english-spanish-voice-writers/

 

***  Weekly Alternative Selection:

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

58.)  Brand Inspector, California State Personnel Board, Sonoma, CA

http://bit.ly/1eU9FC5

 

59.)  Pen Rider, Cargill Cattle Feeders, Leoti, KS

http://bit.ly/1eUadrB

 

60.)  Livestock Inspector, State of Montana, Billings, MT

http://1.usa.gov/1eUazyu

 

61.)  Executive Director, Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association, Pierz, MN

http://bit.ly/1eUb37H

 

 ***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

189-13  21.09.2013: 2230 LT: Jakarta Anchorage, Indonesia.

 

Duty crew on board an anchored tanker noticed five robbers disembarking the vessel and escaping in a small unlit boat near the stern. Alarm raised and all crew mustered. Upon searching the vessel it was observed that the robbers had gained access probably during the watch change over time, entered the engine room and stolen ship stores. Police complaint lodged by the vessel. 

 

188-13  01.10.2013: 0355 LT: Batam Anchorage, Indonesia.

 

Four robbers in a wooden boat approached and boarded an anchored chemical tanker. Alert duty crew noticed the robbers, raised the alarm and all crew mustered. Seeing the crew alertness, the robbers threatened the duty crew with a long knife and escaped in their wooden boat. Nothing was reported stolen. 

 

187-13  27.09.2013: 1440 LT: Posn: 03:58N – 098:45E, Belawan Anchorage, Indonesia.

 

Five robbers in a wooden boat approached an anchored tanker. One robber managed to board via the hawse pipe. Duty seaman noticed him, raised alarm and crew alerted. The robber on sensing the crew alertness escaped in the waiting boat with his accomplices. Nothing was stolen. 

 

186-13  26.09.2013: 0200 LT: Samarinda Anchorage, Indonesia.

 

Eight robbers armed with knives boarded a bulk carrier at anchor, stole ship’s stores and escaped. All crew safe. 

 

***  Ball cap of the week:  Guantanamo Bay Cuba

 

***  Coffee Mug of the week:    Keweenaw Peninsula USA – Michigan’s Top of the World

 

***  Polo-shirt of the week:  National Order of the Arrow Conference 2012

 

***  Musical guest artist of the week:  Black Veil Brides

 

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