JOTW 42-2013


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JOTW 42-2013

October 21, 2013

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This is JOTW newsletter number 989

 

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***  This week’s top jobs:

 

Three Can’t Wait postings sent to us by CSC:

 

1.)  Principal, Media Relations – CSC Global Headquarters, CSC,  Falls Church, VA

2.)  Principal, Analyst Relations, CSC Global Headquarters,  CSC, Falls Church, VA

3.)  Principal, Communications, CSC Global Headquarters, CSC,  Falls Church, VA or New York City

 

A Top Job from Imre Communications:

 

4.)  Social Marketing Program Manager, IMRE, Baltimore, MD or NYC offices

 

(See below for details)

 

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***  In this issue:

 

(To view these jobs, scroll down to the listings in the content of this newsletter)

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch

 

1.)  Principal, Media Relations – CSC Global Headquarters, CSC, Falls Church, VA

2.)  Principal, Analyst Relations, CSC Global Headquarters,  CSC, Falls Church, VA

3.)  Principal, Communications, CSC Global Headquarters, CSC, Falls Church, VA or New York City

4.)  Social Marketing Program Manager, IMRE, Baltimore, MD or NYC offices

5.)  PAID Communications Intern, RubinMeyer Communication, Washington, DC

6.)  Full Time, Tenure Track in Communications Arts, Adrian College, Adrian, MI

7.)  Marketing campaign executive, British Airways, Heathrow – Waterside, UK

8.)  Consultant, Communications, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co., Harleysville, Pennsylvania

9.)  Assistant Sports Information Director, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

10.)  Digital Communications Specialist (Job Reference: DCC/FA/21053), Emirates Airline, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 

 

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

12.)  Director Corporate Communications (Media Relations), JetBlue Airways, Long Island, NY

13.)  Director, Public Affairs, Entergy Corporation, Austin, TX

14.)  Manager, Government Affairs, Nike, Shanghai, China

15.)  Communications Specialist, Spirit Airlines, Miramar, FL

16.)  Assistant Professor of Communication Studies (3 Positions), Longwood University, Farmville, VA

17.)  Field Specialist, Benefits Strategy & Communications, US Airways, Phoenix, Arizona

18.)  Senior Manager- Corporate Communications, Delta Air Lines, Atlanta, GA

19.)  Communications and a Community Engagement Manager(closes 11/15/13), DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative (DCPNI), Washington, DC

20.)  Community Engagement Manager (closes 10/31/13), DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative (DCPNI), Washington, DC

 

21.)  Head of Marketing – Dean & Deluca, M.H. Alshaya Co. W.L.L., Kuwait

22.)  Communication Generalist Faculty, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

23.)  TECHNICAL WRITER, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, Program Development Section, Behavioral Health Branch, Marine and Family Programs Division, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC), Quantico, VA

24.)  Director of Media Relations, healthcare institution, Boston, Massachusetts

25.)  Director-Planning & Communication TPAG Field Training & Implementation, Ameriprise Financial, Minneapolis, MN

26.)  Business Services Communication Manager, Citizens Financial Group, Dedham, MA

27.)  Assistant Account Executive, Kleber & Associates, Atlanta, GA

28.)  Senior Public Relations & Digital Marketing Manager, ICF International, Rockville, MD

29.)  Public Outreach Specialist (Part-time)AMEC, Washington, DC 

30.)  Manager, Public Relations, Allergan, Inc., Bridgewater, NJ

 

31.)  Public relations professionals, SmartMark Communications, LLC, Philadelphia, PA and Washington, DC

32.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Capital One Financial Corporation, NY, NY

33.)  Retirement Best Practices Leader Communication, Aon, Chicago, IL

34.)  Sr Consultant, Communications, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Columbus, OH

35.)  Chief Development Director, Wake Up Narcolepsy, Inc., Worcester, MA

36.)  Director – Marketing, Events & Education, MRIS, Inc., Rockville, MD

37.)  Evans Hardy + Young, Senior Digital Strategist, Santa Barbara, CA

38.)  Public Outreach Specialist, AMEC Environment & Infrastructure Inc., Washington, DC

39.)  Broadcast Journalism, SUNY College at Brockport, Brockport, NY

40.)  News Director, WKSU, Kent, OH

 

41.)  Senior Digital Editor, Pace, Greensboro, NC

42.)  Broadcast Journalism Assistant Professor, California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA

43.)  Communications and Program Quality Manager, Gads Hill Center, Chicago, IL

44.)  Communications Director, Friends of the Earth, Washington DC

45.)  Communications Advisor – Media, New Zealand Post, Wellington, New Zealand

46.)  Marketing & Communications Specialist, Ultrafast Fibre Ltd., Hamilton, Waikato, NZ

47.)  Senior Manager, Public Relations, T. Rowe Price, Baltimore, MD

48.)  Graphic Designer / Marketing and Social Media Specialist, Portland Jewish Academy, Portland, OR

49.)  Director of Communications, Oregon Bach Festival, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

50.)  Director of Corporate Communication, Holiday Retirement, Lake Oswego, OR

 

51.)  Manager of Web Communications, American University, Washington DC
52.)  Corporate Communications Administrator , American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Torrance, CA

53.)  Corporate Marketing And Communications Executive, UBM Asias, Wan Chai District, Hong Kong

54.)  Director of Communications, City of Portland, Portland, ME

55.)  Corporate Communications Director, Donegal Insurance Group, Marietta, PA

56.)  Assistant Marketing And Communications Manager- Regional, Crestron Asia Ltd., Kowloon, Hong Kong

57.)  Cowboy/Cowgirl 2, Koch Agriculture Company, Eureka, KS

58.)  Zookeeper – Birds, San Antonio Zoo, San Antonio, TX

59.)  Part time Orienteering & Geocaching Instructor – Spring 2014, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

60.)  Communications Technician – Antarctica, GHG Corporation, United States

 

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***  One Paragraph Pitch:

 

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

 

November 3-8  Provodentiales, Turks and Caicos Islands

 

December 9-11 Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

January 30-31, Portsmouth, UK

 

March 17-18-19, Accra, Ghana

 

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

 

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***  Here are the jobs for this week:

 

***  JOTW Can’t Wait opportunities from CSC:

 

1.)  Principal, Media Relations – CSC Global Headquarters, CSC, Falls Church, VA

 

About CSC:

 

For more than 50 years, we at CSC have developed smart, technology-enabled solutions to solve our clients’ toughest challenges, demonstrating a commitment to excellence and a passion for exceeding expectations. CSC achieves this by using technology change and innovation to deliver value to our clients. Our employees and partners strive to be the most proactive in the industry as we implement our strategy and transform our market. Our transformation and vision is driven by the following core values: client focused, leadership, execution excellence, aspiration and results. Thousands of customers worldwide actively use our proven next generation technology and business solutions across 8 core industries. CSC’s portfolio of services, unique IP and industry solutions, are consistently ranked as an industry leader by leading research firms and industry influencers such as Gartner and Forrester.

 

CSC has an immediate opening for a Media Relations Principal to join a growing team working in a dynamic environment.  In this role, the media relations manager will support the Cyber Security businesses, one of CSC’s critical growth engines, by enhancing awareness and contributing to lead generation. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with demonstrated expertise in media relations, social media outreach, and messaging. Superb writing skills are essential, as well as the ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities.

 

Areas of responsibilities include:

•             Development of cyber security media strategies

•             Development of media materials, including press releases, media statements, Q&As, bylined articles, etc.

•             Creation of thought leadership content for big data experts

•             Facilitation of media trainings

•             Proactive media relations results

•             Management of public relations agency support

Education:

•             Bachelor’s degree in Communications or Journalism

Experience:

•             Minimum of 10 years experience in corporate or agency public relations

Skills, Attributes and Abilities:

•             Excellent communications, writing and organizational skills

•             Established contacts with business, trade and international press

•             Superb negotiating, critical reasoning and interpersonal skills

•             Superior project management skills

•             Deadline oriented

•             Flexible and adaptable

•             Excellent time management

•             Knowledge of Meltwater, Cision and other PR tools

 

Recruiter: Sunny Son (sson@csc.com)

 

http://www.csc.com/careersus/flx/16741-specific_job_opportunities?job=1300M96

 

2.)  Principal, Analyst Relations, CSC Global Headquarters,  CSC, Falls Church, VA

 

About CSC:

 

For more than 50 years, we at CSC have developed smart, technology-enabled solutions to solve our clients’ toughest challenges, demonstrating a commitment to excellence and a passion for exceeding expectations.  CSC achieves this by using technology change and innovation to deliver value to our clients. Our employees and partners strive to be the most proactive in the industry as we implement our strategy and transform our market. Our transformation and vision is driven by the following core values: client focused, leadership, execution excellence, aspiration and results. Thousands of customers worldwide actively use our proven next generation technology and business solutions across 8 core industries. CSC’s portfolio of services, unique IP and industry solutions, are consistently ranked as an industry leader by leading research firms and industry influencers such as Gartner and Forrester.

 

Position Summary:

The Analyst Relations Principal is a key role on the CSC corporate communications team reporting to the Analyst Relations Director. This person is responsible for maintaining strong, positive relationships with industry analysts and other influencers to drive awareness of and advocacy for CSC and our industry leading solutions. This person will work closely with executives, offering marketing, regional marketing, offerings management and the broader communication team. This is a great opportunity to help build and evolve the analyst relations program at a leading IT services company.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Facilitate analyst briefings and interviews, preparing analyst briefing tours, presentations and documents
  • Oversee budget(s) for dedicated offerings AR programs
  • Maintain positive relationships with key industry analysts and other influencers
  • Respond to analyst inquiries and attend briefings, ensuring that deliverables are provided
  • Develop and monitor an analyst report calendar for coverage potential
  • Work with product marketing, customer reference group and market development to secure positive coverage in analyst reports by creatively pitching and packaging angles for analysts
  • Build and leverage ongoing relationships with key industry analysts at major firms, including Gartner, Forrester, and IDC
  • Develop a robust analyst relationship program that influences the perceptions of top CSC analysts across key offering programs
  • Effectively communicate analyst data and highlights to employees, particularly sales
  • Work with Sales to leverage analysts to create opportunities and drive deals
  • Collaborate with public relations and marketing for analyst participation in their programs as required
  • Respond to internal requests for data and information
  • May perform other job duties as directed by Employee’s Leaders

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Analyst Relations in the technology industry with a strong track record of driving results
  • A demonstrable track record of positive relationships with top-tier analysts
  • Strong technical bent and an ability to deeply understand highly technical products
  • Flexible, “can do” attitude in the face of rapidly evolving markets, product requirements and corporate objectives
  • Understand and demonstrated ability to work cross functionally with all levels within an organization.
  • The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, team-oriented and have a great sense of humor.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; writing, project management and relationship management skills
  • Ability to balance, prioritize and deliver excellent results under tight deadlines within predetermined resource limits
  • An enthusiastic team player who is proactive, energetic, efficient, resourceful and has a dedication to excellence
  • Excellent time management, decision making and organization skills
  • Must be able to work well with others as part of a team

Education/Licensing/Certification:

  • BA/BS in technology, communications, marketing or business preferred

 

Recruiter: Sunny Son (sson@csc.com)

 

https://csc.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1541061

 

3.)  Principal, Communications, CSC Global Headquarters, CSC, Falls Church, VA or New York City

 

About CSC:

For more than 50 years, we at CSC have developed smart, technology-enabled solutions to solve our clients’ toughest challenges, demonstrating a commitment to excellence and a passion for exceeding expectations. CSC achieves this by using technology change and innovation to deliver value to our clients. Our employees and partners strive to be the most proactive in the industry as we implement our strategy and transform our market. Our transformation and vision is driven by the following core values: client focused, leadership, execution excellence, aspiration and results. Thousands of customers worldwide actively use our proven next generation technology and business solutions across 8 core industries. CSC’s portfolio of services, unique IP and industry solutions, are consistently ranked as an industry leader by leading research firms and industry influencers such as Gartner and Forrester. 

 

CSC’s corporate marketing division is seeking a seasoned Communications professional to help develop and execute global internal and external communications programs supporting the company’s global Consulting business, a $1.5 billion, 6,500-person group that is bringing the breadth of CSC’s offerings to market to drive future company growth. CSC Consulting is a global leader in helping large organizations, public-sector entities, and local businesses innovate, transform, and create sustainable competitive advantage through a combination of industry, business process, technology, systems integration and change management expertise.

 

Reporting to the Director of Communications for CSC Global Business Services — and partnering with the Director of Marketing for Consulting — this position is responsible for global employee communications, executive communications, client communications, media relations, social media management and content development, messaging platform development, divisional brand positioning, presentation creation and employee event planning for the Consulting sector.

 

The role requires an experienced communications professional with demonstrated success in developing and executing innovative go-to-market campaigns to position and promote business and technology consulting offerings in a highly competitive market segment. It involves creative thinking, long-range strategic planning, project management expertise, cross-functional collaboration skills, a client-centric mindset and regular interaction with corporate executives from diverse business and cultural backgrounds.

 

The successful candidate will have:

 

  • Ten or more years of global communications experience with a successful track record in creating and delivering strategic communications that drive improved business performance.
  • Proven ability to develop communications programs on brand, strategy, employee engagement and market outreach to achieve positive results.
  • Experience driving communications for product and solution roll outs and other corporate announcements preferably in the IT, Consulting or professional services industry.
  • Demonstrated success working with media, writing press releases and generating coverage
  • Experience collaborating across multiple internal departments and external partners.
  • Experience using social business platforms and techniques to improve employee engagement.
  • Experience in using content management systems, databases, and other technologies, to develop and maintain communication vehicles, such as websites, intranets, social media platforms etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Organization, time management and project management skills
  • Creative approach to driving employee understanding and adoption of corporate programs
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in delivering results.
  • Experience working with company marketing objectives and across business practices.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving ability.
  • Energetic personality, with strong interpersonal communication skills and a sense of humor.
  • Willingness to travel.

 

Education

 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism or related is required.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in business administration, sales, marketing or related field preferred

 

CSC company profile:

 

CSC is a global leader of next generation information technology (IT) services and solutions. The Company’s mission is to enable superior returns on our client’s technology investments through best-in-class industry solutions, domain expertise and global scale.  CSC has approximately 87,000 employees and reported revenue of $13.8 billion for the 12 months ended June 28, 2013.  For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.

 

Recruiter: Sunny Son (sson@csc.com).

 

https://csc.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1540961

 

***  A Top Job from Dave Imre:

 

Ned-

 

Hello to you and your followers.  I’m hoping you will post our opening for a Social Marketing Program Manager in your Top 5 on Monday.

 

Thanks.

 

Dave

 

DAVE IMRE

CEO

IMRE

Sparks, MD 

 

4.)  Social Marketing Program Manager, IMRE, Baltimore, MD or NYC offices

 

General Summary

 

Under the general supervision of the Senior Program  Director, 5Loom, the Social Marketing Program manager will manage the day-to-day and overall strategies for both campaigns and full-service enterprise social media management for global Fortune 500 brands.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

 

•             Manage day-to-day workflow, work product and innovation for key social media Agency of Record accounts.

•             Daily responsibilities include:

•             Develop and concept strategic social marketing plans

•             content development,

•            

•             procurement and scheduling in multiple social media channels.

•            

•             rapid response workflow and consultation

•             paid social management

•             analytics/reporting and insights

•             general client management

•             general strategic/tactical consultation

•             Overall responsibilities include:

•             Develop and concept strategic social marketing plans

•             Provide strategic support to new business and service-development activities

•             Manage the workflow, professional development and responsibilities of cross functional

•             Social Marketing team members

•             Manage monitoring and reporting for multiple accounts across all business units

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

 

5-7 years of social marketing, digital marketing experience

•             Experience in regulated industries (Healthcare, Financial services) preferred

•             Writing and concepting creative content across social channels

•             Attention to detail, project management and complex workflow management

•             Creative concepting and strategic planning for the development of social campaigns

•             Leading the development of research methodologies to inform strategic planning activities

•             Strategic planning and execution of paid social campaigns

•             Relationshipping with social influencers

•             Applying knowledge of emerging trends and technology to programs

•             Storytelling through the use of data and research

•             Agency experience or global Fortune 500 brand experience preferred

For more information, go to our web site at http://imre.com/

 

***  From Kristin Francini Walter:

 

Hi Ned,

 

Can you please include this job posting in next week’s JOTW? Thanks very much!!

 

Kristin

 

Kristin Francini Walter

 

5.)  PAID Communications Intern, RubinMeyer Communication, Washington, DC

 

Boutique PR Firm in Georgetown seeks a PAID Communications Intern

 

Our ideal candidate is current undergraduate/graduate student in public relations, communications, media, journalism, or related program.

 

Responsibilities include:

•             Creating and updating media lists

•             Drafting press releases

•             Proofreading

•             General administrative tasks and office support

 

Our hire will have a strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with social media is required. 

Position will be paid via a stipend.

 

Flexible hours with min. 3 day per week commitment. Send cover letter and resume to hr@rubinmeyer.com.

 

6.)  Full Time, Tenure Track in Communications Arts, Adrian College, Adrian, MI

http://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=175813469

 

7.)  Marketing campaign executive, British Airways, Heathrow – Waterside, UK

http://www.britishairways.com/careers/job_details.shtml?jobDetailsUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fcareers.britishairways.com%2Ffe%2Ftpl_ba01.asp%3Fnewms%3Djj%26id%3D57336%26aid%3D14265

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

8.)  Consultant, Communications, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co., Harleysville, Pennsylvania

https://careers.nationwide.com/hcm/Nationwide-jobs-apply.html

 

9.)  Assistant Sports Information Director, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

http://ncaamarket.ncaa.org/jobs/5758777.32

 

10.)  Digital Communications Specialist (Job Reference: DCC/FA/21053), Emirates Airline, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 

https://ekgrpapplications.emirates.com/Careersonlineapps/JOB_VACANCIES/JobVacancies.aspx?Keyword=communications&Location=&Department=

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

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

http://bit.ly/1cYiHMZ

 

12.)  Director Corporate Communications (Media Relations), JetBlue Airways, Long Island, NY

http://bit.ly/1cYiZTO

 

13.)  Director, Public Affairs, Entergy Corporation, Austin, TX

http://bit.ly/1cYjj57

14.)  Manager, Government Affairs, Nike, Shanghai, China

http://swoo.sh/1cYjFIV

 

15.)  Communications Specialist, Spirit Airlines, Miramar, FL

http://spiritair.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=3871948

 

16.)  Assistant Professor of Communication Studies (3 Positions), Longwood University, Farmville, VA

http://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=175804999

 

17.)  Field Specialist, Benefits Strategy & Communications, US Airways, Phoenix, Arizona

https://usairways.greatjob.net/jobs/JobDescRequestAction.action?PSUID=0e031a7c-ae01-4149-932e-41ab85c65582

 

18.)  Senior Manager- Corporate Communications, Delta Air Lines, Atlanta, GA

https://delta.greatjob.net/jobs/JobDescRequestAction.action?PSUID=7663111c-61a3-4811-b759-3ef6d9cb7b5f

 

***  From Crystal Prater:

 

Hello Mr. Lundquist!

 

I have been a subscriber to JOTW for many years. I’m excited to now be in a place in my career where I have two positions on my team at DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative (DCPNI). DCPNI is a non-profit in the nation’s capital focused on education and community development–providing Five Promises for Two Generations–that help to move young people from the cradle to career success. We are one of 57 Promise Neighborhoods awarded by the U.S. Department of Education, receiving an unprecedented award in 2012. 

 

A recent hire to DCPNI as the Senior Director of Communications & Community Affairs, I’ve got two great openings in my division–for a Communications and a Community Engagement Manager. 

 

Please share with your members. We are building a great team at DCPNI and I want to add some rock stars to my group!

 

Thanks very much in advance!

 

Crystal Prater

 

Direct listings are linked here:

 

19.)  Communications and a Community Engagement Manager(closes 11/15/13), DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative (DCPNI), Washington, DC

http://dcpni.org/communications-manager/

20.)  Community Engagement Manager (closes 10/31/13), DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative (DCPNI), Washington, DC

http://dcpni.org/community-engagement-manager/

 

21.)  Head of Marketing – Dean & Deluca, M.H. Alshaya Co. W.L.L., Kuwait

http://careers.alshaya.com/careers/alshaya/VacancyDetail.aspx?PageID=0062&VacancyID=64878

 

22.)  Communication Generalist Faculty, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

http://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=175809817

 

23.)  TECHNICAL WRITER, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, Program Development Section, Behavioral Health Branch, Marine and Family Programs Division, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC), Quantico, VA

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/353265900

 

***  From Scott White:

 

24.)  Director of Media Relations, healthcare institution, Boston, Massachusetts

 

Our Boston client is a world-renown nonprofit at the forefront of medical research, education and patient care.  We are searching for a Director of Media Relations to take a lead role in promoting the mission and services of the organization as well as to promote its fundraising initiatives.

 

This is a senior level role:

  • Reports to the Senior Vice-President for Communications
  • Plays a lead role on all communications and marketing efforts
  • Manages a team of direct reports and external vendors
  • Interacts with prominent physicians and researchers

 

Profile   

  • 12+ years of communications leadership experience with a strong focus on media relations
  • Healthcare experience a must!  Adept at translating complex medical and scientific information for a wide range of audiences
  • Full details at  http://www.hireminds.com/job/11976
  • Local candidates only

 

Resumes to scott@hireminds.com

 

25.)  Director-Planning & Communication TPAG Field Training & Implementation, Ameriprise Financial, Minneapolis, MN

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=168954

 

26.)  Business Services Communication Manager, Citizens Financial Group, Dedham, MA

http://cfgcareers.com/jobs/1497649#

 

***  From Natalie Boozer:

 

Good afternoon.  We have an immediate need for a Public Relations Account Executive in the Atlanta, GA area.  Please see the attached job description and let me know if you have any questions.

 

Regards,

 

Natalie Boozer

Accounting Manager

Kleber and Associates

Atlanta, GA

 

27.)  Assistant Account Executive, Kleber & Associates, Atlanta, GA

 

Kleber & Associates continues to grow its team and we are looking for the next superstar!

 

Kleber & Associates is a 25-year, national integrated marketing agency located in Atlanta. The agency specializes in advertising, public relations and digital/social media for the building products, home décor and home furnishings industries. The agency is consistently ranked as a top 25 Atlanta integrated marketing agency.

 

Our motto is “Right at Home” and we bring that to life by promoting the hottest interior designer, beautiful custom furniture, innovative building materials, etc.  Wouldn’t it be great if you felt “right at home” more often than not?  That is Kleber and Associates’ ultimate goal with our agency staff and clients. 

 

The ideal AE candidate has at least 3 years agency experience and is a smart, articulate, and dedicated individual with a positive “can-do” attitude. This position also requires someone who can multi-task with excellent writing, social media and communications skills.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Has college degree in relevant field
  • At least 3 years of public relations and pitching experience
  • Has exceptional writing skills
  • Is a self-starter and has “can do” attitude
  • Excellent organizational, decision making and problem/resolution skills
  • Has understanding of consumer vs. trade media and traditional/social media
  • Possesses a strong sense of self-motivation and ability to work in a fast paced team environment

 

Job Description:

 

  • Reports to account lead
  • Stays abreast of industry developments and brainstorms new pitch ideas based on latest trends
  • Stay on the cutting edge of trends & techniques in the digital marketing industry
  • Contributes to public relations strategy to cultivate/enhance meaningful relationships with target, external audiences, including the media and key industry influencers
  • Leads team in writing and editing publicity stories and public relations materials to be distributed by the agency on behalf of its clients
  • Communicates with client for approval and manages project-related costs
  • Develops monthly placement reports for clients
  • Supports clients with daily/weekly media pitches, following up to secure placements
  • Leads team with execution of social campaigns and identifies influencers for our niche
  • Works with team to monitor and analyze online behavior to provide intuitive reporting
  • Serves as a community manager for various social media accounts to maintain and/or grow existing social presence
  • Represents the agency (with team lead) alongside clients at industry functions
  • Leads K&A team efforts for trade show and/or consumer event execution, which may include: development and execution of event eBlast, scheduling media appointments and preparing media kits of participating clients.

 

Comprehensive benefits package. Salary commensurate with experience. Email resume, cover letter and salary history and writing samples to hr@kleberandassociates.com.

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

28.)  Senior Public Relations & Digital Marketing Manager, ICF International, Rockville, MD

http://bit.ly/H3k4wz

 

29.)  Public Outreach Specialist (Part-time)AMEC, Washington, DC 

http://bit.ly/H3kGCi

 

30.)  Manager, Public Relations, Allergan, Inc., Bridgewater, NJ

http://bit.ly/H3kO4J

 

***  From Kristin Marcell:

 

Here is the PR ad for your review. If you need any other information, please let me know!

Thank you,

 

Kristin Marcell

 

Kristin Marcell

SmartMark Communications, LLC

P: 215-504-4272

F: 215-504-0872

kristin@smartmarkusa.com

 

31.)  Public relations professionals, SmartMark Communications, LLC, Philadelphia, PA and Washington, DC

 

Global strategic communications firm is looking seasoned public relations professionals in Philadelphia, PA and Washington, DC to manage corporate accounts.

 

Individuals must have:

  • Extensive Public Relations experience with proven placements in print, radio and television
  • Ability to be strategic thinkers in terms of integrated marketing communications
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Ability to design and implement a public relations plan
  • Experience in client relations and client management
  • Account Management or Project Management Experience; Ability to work independently and as part of a team

 

Additional qualifications that are preferred, include:

  • Experience in telecom or utilities industries would be an advantage (please highlight this experience in your cover letter if you have it)
  • Experience working with industry analysts and on AR programs

 

Please send your cover letter, resume, writing samples and salary requirements to careers@smartmarkglobal.com. Please put in subject line: “Public Relations Professional”

 

***  From Racquel White:

 

32.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Capital One Financial Corporation, NY, NY

http://jobs.capitalone.com/new-york/marketing-and-communications/public-relations-_-corporate-communications-manager-jobs

 

33.)  Retirement Best Practices Leader Communication, Aon, Chicago, IL

http://jobs.aon.com/jobs/908883-Retirement-Best-Practices-Leader-Communication.aspx?source=Indeed.com#.UmCf4HbD9Mt

 

34.)  Sr Consultant, Communications, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Columbus, OH

https://careers.nationwide.com/psc/hcm/N_SELF_SERVICE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=14986&SiteId=310&PostingSeq=1

 

***  From Kemi Ijaola:

 

35.)  Chief Development Director, Wake Up Narcolepsy, Inc., Worcester, MA

http://hoojobs.com/job/1705/

 

36.)  Director – Marketing, Events & Education, MRIS, Inc., Rockville, MD

http://hoojobs.com/job/1713/

 

37.)  Evans Hardy + Young, Senior Digital Strategist, Santa Barbara, CA

http://hoojobs.com/job/1708/

 

38.)  Public Outreach Specialist, AMEC Environment & Infrastructure Inc., Washington, DC

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=126680303

 

39.)  Broadcast Journalism, SUNY College at Brockport, Brockport, NY

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?Job_DID=J3F7FQ6565LXXG1179W

 

40.)  News Director, WKSU, Kent, OH

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/WKSU/jobs/News-Director-4f2e14fcb2c1c230

 

***  From Christina Zahn:

 

Hello,

 

I’d like to take advantage of the free service and post our opening.  Please let me know if you need anything else to post our job ad.  Thanks for your service!

 

Christina

 

Christina Zahn

 

41.)  Senior Digital Editor, Pace, Greensboro, NC

 

Pace Communications, a leading U.S. content marketing agency is now accepting resumes for a Senior Digital Editor to create and top edit content for a Fortune 50 retailer’s business-to-employee communication program.

 

Pace is a custom content marketing leader, producing multi-channel content that delivers results for a diverse client base. We work with some of North America’s most successful brands — including Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Southwest Airlines, USAirways, Verizon Wireless, Wells Fargo and Walmart. Our staff of more than 300 professionals consistently produces award-winning work in a variety of media, including magazines, digital, mobile content, catalogs, books, videos, and e-commerce solutions. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Digital Editor will report to the program’s Content Director, top editing copy for all digital platforms (web, social and mobile) and assisting in the management of junior digital team members.  The Senior Digital Editor will also partner with print counterparts to execute on a fully integrated print and digital program.

 

Specific duties include:

 

  • Editorial lead for program website with daily reach of more than 1 million individuals
  • Develop and produce lifestyle, service and business content that delights target audience and deepens audience connection with brand
  • Manage editorial team, providing guidance and oversight on story development
  • Work closely with print, design colleagues to ensure content alignment across all program channels
  • Work closely with editorial peers and sales colleagues to ensure creative and effective integration of sponsor content
  • Lead idea generation efforts and own digital content calendar planning
  • Top-edit and write content in program content management system
  • Measure traffic to all digital properties, analyze data and leverage insights to deepen audience engagement with content
  • Stay abreast of trends in retail, content marketing and employee communications, and leverage insights to advance program
  • Travel as required to perform above duties.

 

Job Qualifications:

 

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in digital media/journalism or related field.

 

Experience:  Minimum of 5 years of hands-on digital programming experience—lifestyle content; management experience required

 

Requirements

 

  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, articulate and execute an editorial vision
  • Demonstrated success in managing a consumer-facing digital media program, including website and social channels
  • Outstanding editorial chops; experience editing and writing for all media platforms
  • Client service orientation and savvy; comfort navigating complex client organization and quick-turn deadlines
  • Experience working in a CMS environment
  • Strong communication, presentation and management skills
  • Excitement and passion for all things content marketing—building the 300,000-foot view and driving it through the production works

 

https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=5846912

42.)  Broadcast Journalism Assistant Professor, California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA

http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1532476

 

43.)  Communications and Program Quality Manager, Gads Hill Center, Chicago, IL

http://www.idealist.org/view/job/4W3cWf2Fhjjd/

 

***  From Sarah Christiano:

 

Hi Ned,

 

I’d like to submit a job for the weekly newsletter. The position is for a Communications Director at Friends of the Earth in Washington, DC. Resumes, cover letter, and a writing sample should be sent to foe@fenton.com.

 

Best,

Sarah

 

Sarah Christiano

Account Coordinator

FENTON

Washington, DC

 

44.)  Communications Director, Friends of the Earth, Washington DC

 

We are a hard-hitting, progressive, environmental organization that pulls no punches and sometimes speaks uncomfortable truth to power.

We’re searching for a Communications Director who can build and lead a team that understands campaign communications and strategically leverages a variety of media to help us win issues and grow our reputation. 

 Our ideal candidate brings a wealth of experience in all or most of these areas:

•             Conceiving and executing successful communications strategies in the  nonprofit  advocacy world

•             Using targeted media relations and social media to achieve planned outcomes

•             Managing communications in political and/or advocacy campaigns

•             Finding, leading and getting the best work out of other staff and consultants

•             Setting priorities for the communications team and taking responsibility for results

•             Developing and managing a work plan and budget

S/he has:

•             A BA degree or professional equivalent in such fields as Marketing, Journalism, Communications or Public Relations

•             Strong writing, editing and creative management skills

•             A commitment to collaboration

•             High energy

Learn more about the position at: http://www.foe.org/about-us/jobs/communications-director

To apply for the Communications Director position:

Fenton Communications is leading this search.  Please do not contact Friends of the Earth directly.  Send your resume with a cover letter and a writing sample to foe@fenton.com.

 

45.)  Communications Advisor – Media, New Zealand Post, Wellington, New Zealand

http://careers.nzpost.co.nz/jobtools/jncustomsearch.viewFullSingle?in_organid=13131&in_jnCounter=222459264

 

46.)  Marketing & Communications Specialist, Ultrafast Fibre Ltd., Hamilton, Waikato, NZ

http://www.trademe.co.nz/jobs/marketing-media-communications/communications-pr/listing-650769172.htm

 

***  From Bonnie Lilly:

 

47.)  Senior Manager, Public Relations, T. Rowe Price, Baltimore, MD

 

The Senior Manager, Public Relations will lead, develop and implement PR strategy for the North American business segments of the firm, collaborating with marketing teams responsible for supporting the growth and retention of the following client segments: U.S. financial advisers, U.S. individual investors, U.S. retirement plan sponsors and participants, U.S. third-party financial institutions (such as brokerage and insurance firms), and U.S. and Canadian institutional investors (such as corporate and public pension funds and endowments).

 

The Senior Manager will develop a deep understanding of the growth strategies of each business segment; how PR can promote the products, services, and go-to-market offerings of these segments; and the role PR plays in the overall paid/owned/earned marketing mix – with specific responsibility for the earned portion of the mix, including certain aspects of social media. In doing so, the Senior Manager will ensure that the intellectual capital and thought leadership of the firm and these business segments is captured and conveyed to clients through the media, building T. Rowe Price’s reputation as an important voice on major issues such as investing, financial markets, retirement, asset allocation, and financial guidance.

 

The Senior Manager is also responsible for the day-to-day management of PR agencies that support these objectives, ensuring efficient and thorough communications and collaboration between agency and internal marketing partners. The agencies, under the direction of the Senior Manager, will be responsible for offering strategic guidance and effective implementation of PR strategies; developing and implementing innovative approaches to campaign, event, and content development and delivery, including facilitating promotion of our capabilities in a digital communications environment; and identifying other opportunities to promote our brand. As part of this work, the Senior Manager will be responsible for agency evaluation and will ensure that external PR agencies are well aligned with other T. Rowe Price agency partners (including advertising agencies) dedicated to the business segments.

 

The Senior Manager will also be hands-on, performing as a highly capable external representative of the T. Rowe Price brand and effectively representing the brand via direct engagement with the media and by helping lead the firm’s overall proactive media relations program.

 

Key Qualifications

Preferred:

•             10+ years in public relations, with established relationships with national and trade media covering investments, personal finance, and the investment management industry

•             Five years of public relations experience specific to the investment management industry, preferably involving mutual funds (experience as a financial journalist may be substituted for a portion of the PR experience)

•             MBA

Required:

•             College degree and 10 years of related work experience

•             5+ years of proven experience in implementing PR programs in support of marketing initiatives

•             Knowledge of:

o             Investing and financial markets, as well as personal finance topics

o             The investment management industry, including its history, trends, and evolution various key markets around the world

o             The individual investor, retirement plan sponsor, financial advisor, financial institution, and North American institutional market segments

•             Strong written and verbal communication skills

•             Ability to think strategically and strong attention to detail

•             Excellent negotiation, influencing, and presentation skills

T. Rowe Price is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

www.troweprice.com/careers REQ 04154

 

48.)  Graphic Designer / Marketing and Social Media Specialist, Portland Jewish Academy, Portland, OR

http://www.macslist.org/macs-list/#sthash.Bg0QYxVf.dpuf

 

49.)  Director of Communications, Oregon Bach Festival, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

http://www.macslist.org/macs-list/#sthash.lOFTrdxK.dpuf

 

50.)  Director of Corporate Communication, Holiday Retirement, Lake Oswego, OR

http://www.macslist.org/macs-list/#sthash.zDDcKtnV.dpuf

 

***  From Camille Lepre:

 

51.)  Manager of Web Communications, American University, Washington DC
https://jobs.american.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=3477

***  From Hannah Hovivian:

 

52.)  Corporate Communications Administrator , American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Torrance, CA

https://hondana.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=126182

 

53.)  Corporate Marketing And Communications Executive, UBM Asias, Wan Chai District, Hong Kong

http://hongkong.xpatjobs.com/jobs/Corporate-Marketing-and-Communications-Executive/10832x8xb13c7d9978464f8d3043c5b5839d7744

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

54.)  Director of Communications, City of Portland, Portland, ME

http://bit.ly/1gkjTMZ

 

55.)  Corporate Communications Director, Donegal Insurance Group, Marietta, PA

http://bit.ly/1gkk0Io

 

56.)  Assistant Marketing And Communications Manager- Regional, Crestron Asia Ltd., Kowloon, Hong Kong

http://hongkong.xpatjobs.com/jobs/Assistant-Marketing-and-Communications-Manager-Regional/10832x8x4308dedf5fb7ce221b347ec36312b1c7

 

***  Weekly Alternative Selection:

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

57.)  Cowboy/Cowgirl 2, Koch Agriculture Company, Eureka, KS

http://bit.ly/H3kvqC

 

58.)  Zookeeper – Birds, San Antonio Zoo, San Antonio, TX

http://bit.ly/H3kYZT

 

59.)  Part time Orienteering & Geocaching Instructor – Spring 2014, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

http://bit.ly/H3lBCL

 

60.)  Communications Technician – Antarctica, GHG Corporation, United States

http://bit.ly/H3mDij


***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

200-13  15.10.2013: 2050 LT: Posn: 19:49 S – 034:50E, Berth No.5 Beira Port, Mozambique.

 

Three robbers armed with knives approached in a small wooden boat a berthed container ship. One of the robbers boarded the ship and was noticed. Alarm raised, crew mustered. The robber jumped overboard with some ship stores and escaped in their boat. Port authority was informed. 

 

199-13  10.10.2013: 0530 LT: Posn: 02:16N – 104:48E, Off Pulau Aur, Malaysia.

 

A speed boat approached a product tanker underway and about nine pirates wearing masks and armed with guns boarded the vessel. The tanker was hijacked, all crew members taken hostage and all communication equipment destroyed. The pirates stole the ship’s cargo, cash, crew personal belongings and cash, portable communication equipment and disembarked on 15.10.2013. The Master managed to contact the owners and informed them of the incident. No injuries to crew. 

 

197-13  12.10.2013: 2000 LT: Posn: 06:00.9S – 106:53.5E, Jakarta Tanker Anchorage, Indonesia.

 

Three robbers in a small boat approached and boarded an anchored chemical tanker. Alert duty crew noticed the robbers and shouted at them resulting in the robbers escaping empty handed in their boat. 

 

196-13  11.10.2013: 0918 UTC: Posn: 04:56N – 052:28E, Around 237nm East of Hobyo, Somalia.

 

Pirates in two skiffs approached a tanker underway. Master raised alarm, sounded ship’s whistle, increased speed and crew mustered. The on board armed security team took their position and fired warning rocket flares as the skiffs closed to a distance of 3nm and then 2nm. The skiffs ignored the warning flares and continued their approach. As one skiff closed to a distance of 400m and the armed team fired a warning shot. This was also ignored by the pirates who continued to approach. When a second warning shot was fired at a distance of 250meters the skiff stopped and returned fire with an automatic weapon. The armed team retaliated resulting in the skiffs aborting the attack and moving away.

 

***  Ball cap of the week:  USS Hancock (CVA 19)

 

***  Coffee Mug of the week:    University of Missouri

 

***  T-shirt of the week:  Campaign for America’s Wilderness

 

***  Musical guest artist of the week:  Larry and the Blue Notes

 

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