JOTW 47-2014

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2015 IABC Gold Quill Awards

Reach for the stars!

Show us the strategies, programs and tactics that helped deliver success for your organization and allow us to acknowledge that world-class effort and achievement.

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JOTW 47-2014

November 24, 2014

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This is JOTW newsletter number 1,042

 

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.”

– Ambrose Redmoon

 

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***  This week’s top job:

 

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***  In this issue:

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch

 

1.)  Health Communications Coordinator, Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, Cary, NC

2.)  Communications Associate, The Urban Institute, Washington, DC

3.)  Senior Public Affairs Specialist – Permian, Pioneer Natural Resources Company, Midland, TX

4.)  HSP External Affairs Officer, Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Washington, DC

5.)  VP, Communications, CA Technologies, Santa Clara, CA

6.)  Public Affairs Specialist,  US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department Of The Interior, Lakewood, CO

7.)  Director, Strategic Communications – Employee Engagement and Change Communications Practice, FTI Consulting, Washington D.C. Metro Area

8.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, CHS, Inc., Pierre, SD

9.)  Public Affairs & Visual Media Specialist, FEDITC, San Antonio, TX

10.)  Public & Media Relations Specialist, Port of Palm Beach, Riviera Beach, FL

 

11.)  Engagement Specialist, Carenet, San Antonio, TX

12.)  Communications Specialist I/II, Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., Bismarck, ND

13.)  Corporate Communications Coordinator, Investment Professionals, Inc., San Antonio, TX

14.)  Sr. Corporate Communications Specialist, Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, Norfolk, VA

15.)  Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist, Region 7, Office of the Regional Administrato, Environmental Protection Agency, Lenexa, Kansas

16.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Dematic, New Berlin, WI (Milwaukee area) or Grand Rapids, MI

17.)  Community Outreach Specialist, Volunteers of America Texas, San Antonio, TX

18.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Next Level Associates, Mineola, NY

19.)  Social Media Specialist, Stratasys, Inc., Billerica, MA

20.) Specialist, Communications, Steelcase, Grand Rapids, MI

 

21.)  Marketing Internship Spring/Summer 2015, Steelcase, Grand Rapids, MI

22.)  Senior Marketing Coordinator, KlingStubbins – Philadelphia, PA

23.)  Business Writer, Gap International, Springfield, PA

24.)  AVP Corporate Communications, Lincoln Financial, Radnor, PA

25.)  Public Relations Account Manager, SmartMark Communications, LLC, Langhorne, PA

26.)  Internal Communications Manager, Kantar Health, Horsham, PA

27.)  Communications and Marketing Coordinator (Public Relations), American Fidelity Assurance Company, Oklahoma City, OK

28.)  Manager, Public Affairs (K/L), S.C. Johnson, Racine, W

29.)  Marketing and Communications Specialist, The Soulard Group, Providence, RI

30.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Army Installation Management Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

 

31.)  AVP, Media Relations & Corporate Communications, Allied World Assurance Co., New York City, NY

32.)  Director, Communications, Matrix Medical Network, Scottsdale, AZ

33.)  Head of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, Hechkoff Executive Search, South San Francisco, CA

34.)  PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST (GS-13), Navy Chief of Information (CHINFO), Pentagon, Arlington, VA

35.)  SUPERVISORY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST (GS-15), Navy Chief of Information (CHINFO), Pentagon, Arlington, VA

36.)  Communications Manager-Business and Technology Strategies(BTS), NRECA, Arlington, Virginia,

37.)  Content Editor / Content Marketing Specialist,

38.)  DF/HCC Online Communication Specialist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brookline, MA

38.)  DF/HCC Online Communication Specialist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brookline, MA

39.)  Communications Specialist, Sales & Partner Communications, EMC, Hopkinton, MA

40.)  Senior Program Manager Internal Communications, EMC, Hopkinton, MA

 

41.)  Communications Specialist, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

42.)  Communications and Benefits Specialist, State of Montana, Helena, MT

43.)  Marketing Copywriter, Heritage Auctions, Dallas, TX

44.)  Museum Communications Manager, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

45.)  COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, CENTER FOR OCEAN SOLUTIONS, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

46.)  Armed Bank Protection Security Officer, G4S, Wilmington, NC

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report

 

Here’s the link for the newsletter on the website:

http://www.nedsjotw.com/2014/11/24/jotw-47-2014/

www.nedsjotw.com.

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch:

 

I am an accomplished military veteran and seasoned public relations professional with more than 20-years of diverse and challenging experience in developing and implementing high-profile, integrated communication strategies to promote company activities and policies to a variety of internal and external audiences. I am a trusted, well-regarded public affairs adviser and have a strong ability to develop/write strategic messages and present diverse ideas in a logical and concise manner. Exceptional aptitude for detail and accuracy with a highly disciplined work ethic. Resourceful leader with a demonstrated ability to organize time and schedules efficiently, with excellent professional demeanor. Superior written, verbal, and interpersonal skills. I’m interested in management opportunities in public relations or government affairs that can tap into my diverse expertise including: research, planning, execution and evaluation of public relations campaigns; strategic messaging; crisis communications; media relations; government affairs; community relations; employee communications; and public affairs. What I would bring to any public relations position include effective communication skills,

leadership, loyalty, and a deep-rooted commitment to excellence. I currently live in Pasadena, Maryland.

 

Steve Mavica (usnpao@hotmail.com)

 

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

 

***  Do you know an outstanding federal employee who deserves recognition for his or her dedicated service and significant contributions to our country? Nominate them for the 2015 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies).  (http://servicetoamericamedals.org/SAM/index.shtml)

 

Dubbed the Oscars of government service, the Sammies provide inspiring examples of the positive contributions federal employees make on our behalf every day. Each nomination is an opportunity to show an employee or colleague that his or her service is valued and appreciated.

 

Nominations may be submitted online at www.servicetoamericamedals.org through January 16. Here you will find eligibility information, category descriptions and profiles of past honorees. Anyone familiar with the nominee’s accomplishment may submit a nomination, although self-nominations are not accepted.

 

Questions? Need additional information? Please contact Amy Bortnick at sammies@ourpublicservice.org or (202) 464-5382.

 

***  Gold Quill 2015

 

It’s time for the 2015 IABC Gold Quill Awards and a chance to reflect on the great work you do as communication professionals, teams and agencies around the world.

 

This year’s program challenges you to reach for the stars! Show us the strategies, programs and tactics that helped deliver success for your organization and allow us to acknowledge that world-class effort and achievement.

 

The IABC Gold Quill Awards recognize the breadth and depth of the communication professional’s role. Awards are offered in categories that span the gamut of communication management, skills, research and training. And just as important as winning awards, we know our entrants use this opportunity to get feedback from senior evaluators that can lead to continuous improvement and professional development.

 

More information on the program and these changes are available in the Gold Quill brochure and website (http://gq.iabc.com/). We also encourage you to review the Midas Touch Guide to create your submission and understand how it will be judged.

 

http://gq.iabc.com/

 

***  Out for Blood

 

The pursuit of life for the wounded on the fighting fronts of World War II

by Anastasia Kirby Lundquist

 

https://www.createspace.com/4230898

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

 

November 23-27, Doha, Qatar

 

December 8-10, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

January 27-30    Genoa, Italy

 

***  Your Very Next Step!

 

The November 2014 issue of  YVNS newsletter is posted at

http://www.yourverynextstep.com/2014/11/20/your-very-next-step-newsletter-for-november-2014/

 

***  Let’s get to the jobs:

 

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

1.)  Health Communications Coordinator, Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, Cary, NC

http://bit.ly/1AsRXj9

 

2.)  Communications Associate, The Urban Institute, Washington, DC

http://bit.ly/1AsSm4Y

 

3.)  Senior Public Affairs Specialist – Permian, Pioneer Natural Resources Company, Midland, TX

http://bit.ly/1AsT2rb

 

4.)  HSP External Affairs Officer, Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Washington, DC

http://bit.ly/1AsTky1

 

5.)  VP, Communications, CA Technologies, Santa Clara, CA

http://bit.ly/1AsUfP5

 

6.)  Public Affairs Specialist,  US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department Of The Interior, Lakewood, CO

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/387242200

 

7.)  Director, Strategic Communications – Employee Engagement and Change Communications Practice, FTI Consulting, Washington D.C. Metro Area

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/21662538

 

8.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, CHS, Inc., Pierre, SD

http://job-openings.monster.com/monster/7885d02d-d99c-4766-9724-7609dba497c0

 

9.)  Public Affairs & Visual Media Specialist, FEDITC, San Antonio, TX

http://feditc.catsone.com/careers/index.php?m=portal&a=details&jobOrderID=4480724

 

10.)  Public & Media Relations Specialist, Port of Palm Beach, Riviera Beach, FL

http://jobview.monster.com/Public-Media-Relations-Specialist-Job-Riviera-Beach-FL-US-142537711.aspx

 

11.)  Engagement Specialist, Carenet, San Antonio, TX

https://rew12.ultipro.com/CAR1032/jobboard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*920245E0BBD73074

 

12.)  Communications Specialist I/II, Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., Bismarck, ND

https://jobs.mdu.com/PositionDetail.aspx?ID=9142

 

13.)  Corporate Communications Coordinator, Investment Professionals, Inc., San Antonio, TX

https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=11471431

 

14.)  Sr. Corporate Communications Specialist, Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, Norfolk, VA

 

Job Summary:

 

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

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Research, interview, write, edit, proofread, and distribute content for internal and external online and print communications.
  • Support PRA’s Business and Government Services companies with targeted marketing communications plans and strategies.
  • Manage projects with external agencies and vendors.
  • Support PRA’s Corporate Social Responsibility program with public relations strategies and tactics including media releases, online content development, creative photography and social media outreach.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of internal communications strategies, develop and implement communication plans to further engage employees at all company sites.
  • Manage social media sites to recruit new employees; develop additional messaging at PRA Careers site and tactics in support of recruiting .

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in public relations, communications, marketing, journalism or related field required. 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 photography and digital imaging skills.

 

Work Environment:

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as the employee works in an office environment, in an individual work station, using telephone and computer.  Employee is required to work evenings and weekends as required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Disclaimer:

 

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, marital status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, creed, color, national origin, Acquired-Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), AIDS-Related Complex (ARC) or disability.

http://www.careerbuilder.com/jobseeker/jobs/jobdetails.aspx?sc_cmp1=js_jrp_jobclick&APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=J3H5WM5Z9PM5167MCYP&showNewJDP=yes

 

15.)  Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist, Region 7, Office of the Regional Administrato, Environmental Protection Agency, Lenexa, Kansas

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/387332500

 

16.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Dematic, New Berlin, WI (Milwaukee area) or Grand Rapids, MI

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/12072979

 

17.)  Community Outreach Specialist, Volunteers of America Texas, San Antonio, TX

http://voatx.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2rge002f8nl/aaac

 

18.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Next Level Associates, Mineola, NY

http://jobview.monster.com/Marketing-Communications-Specialist-Job-Mineola-NY-US-141226502.aspx

 

19.)  Social Media Specialist, Stratasys, Inc., Billerica, MA

https://careers-stratasys.icims.com/jobs/2177/social-media-specialist/job

 

20.) Specialist, Communications, Steelcase, Grand Rapids, MI

https://steelcase-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=458

 

21.)  Marketing Internship Spring/Summer 2015, Steelcase, Grand Rapids, MI

https://steelcase-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=330

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

22.)  Senior Marketing Coordinator, KlingStubbins – Philadelphia, PA

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=KLINGSTUBBINS&cws=1&rid=164

 

23.)  Business Writer, Gap International, Springfield, PA

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Located at our headquarters in Springfield, PA, this full-time Business Writer position is an opportunity for an insightful, creative professional to translate sophisticated, abstract concepts and IP into tangible, accessible, dynamic copy. The Business Writer will never be bored working on a variety of projects and campaigns from consulting services to digital products to courses and programs to special events. The Business Writer is responsible for creating innovative ideas within a team environment and managing their verbal execution through all forms of media.

ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES

. Creates great campaign concepts and takes responsibility for all involved copy.

. Writes, edits, and/or proofs Gap International marketing communications, as well as creates and maintains specific writing guidelines to establish consistent brand message and consistent “voice” of the brand.

. Ensures the quality, craft and implementation of all work done on projects.

. Collaborates with art directors, creative technologists, strategists, and product managers.

. Understands the business, brand, products and customers.

. Keeps up to date on industry trends and marketing news.

. Works with Art Director to make sure all copy inserted in layouts is accurate and fits correctly prior to release.

. Presents concepts with Art Director to internal clients as well as brand team as requested.

. Reports to Senior Marketing Director on status of projects.

. Always leads by example.

. Inspires others.

SKILLS

Must be an expert in Microsoft Word and have a working knowledge of traditional and nontraditional practices; Must also demonstrate excellent project management skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines and ever changing priorities.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree with 7-10 years of business writing, copywriting and concepting experience within a corporate environment or an agency setting preferred. Education in creative writing and conceptual advertising a plus. Experience with B2B marketing writing a must, specifically writing to the C-Suite of Fortune 500 companies. A strong portfolio required. Please submit portfolio along with application and resume.

LOCATION

Gap International Headquarters

700 Old Marple Road Springfield, PA 19064

TO APPLY

Please apply on line at www.gapinternational.com/careers.

 

24.)  AVP Corporate Communications, Lincoln Financial, Radnor, PA

http://jobs.lincolnfinancial.com/us/pennsylvania/communications/jobid5489898-avp-corporate-communications

 

25.)  Public Relations Account Manager, SmartMark Communications, LLC, Langhorne, PA

 

Strategic communications firm outside Philadelphia is looking for an experienced Public Relations Account Manager. This candidate should be a seasoned PR professional with a track record for placements in national print, radio and television.

Candidate must have the following skills and requirements:

. Strong writer

. More than 3 years in a PR/marketing Account Management role

. Excellent written and verbal communications skills

. Ability to network with executives

. Presentation skills

. Know how to write a press release in AP style and send over the wire

. Excellent client communications and client management skills

. Experience designing and implementing communications programs

. Portfolio of placements

Candidate will be based in Bucks County office and have the ability to travel on occasion.

Please send a cover letter highlighting industry experience as well as resume and salary requirements to careers@smartmarkglobal.com.

 

26.)  Internal Communications Manager, Kantar Health, Horsham, PA

http://www.kantar.com/job.php?id=5298

 

27.)  Communications and Marketing Coordinator (Public Relations), American Fidelity Assurance Company, Oklahoma City, OK

http://www.careerbuilder.com/jobseeker/jobs/jobdetails.aspx?sc_cmp1=js_jrp_jobclick&APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=JHV37L6ZHQ4F3JWLCQK&showNewJDP=yes

 

28.)  Manager, Public Affairs (K/L), S.C. Johnson, Racine, W

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/12135695

 

29.)  Marketing and Communications Specialist, The Soulard Group, Providence, RI

http://jobview.monster.com/Marketing-Communications-Specialist-Job-Providence-RI-US-142051855.aspx

 

30.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Army Installation Management Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/387006300

 

31.)  AVP, Media Relations & Corporate Communications, Allied World Assurance Co., New York City, NY

http://justjobs.com/jobsearch/display/360617825

 

32.)  Director, Communications, Matrix Medical Network, Scottsdale, AZ

http://matrix.recruitics.com/job-Director-Communications-Scottsdale-Arizona-29089296?rx_job=29089296

 

33.)  Head of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, Hechkoff Executive Search, South San Francisco, CA

http://www.biospace.com/jobs/job-listing/head-of-corporate-communications-and-investor-relations-338674

 

***  From Patrick McNally:

 

CHINFO is hiring a GS-15 PA Specialist to be the Assistant Chief of Information for Strategy, Plans and Assessment (OI-5) and a GS-13 PA Specialist to be a member of OI-5.

 

Ultimately, OI-5 will have a combination of military and civilians responsible for communication strategy, research, planning, alignment and assessment.

 

The positions are open to Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employees within the Department of the Defense, Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) and ICTAP Eligibles.  The application deadline is  3 December.

 

I encourage you to help us find the very best candidates for these positions.  If you have any questions, please contact Jeff Hunt, ACI OI-1 at 703-692-4747 or email at Jeffrey.hunt@navy.mil.

 

V/R

 

Captain Patrick McNally

Deputy Chief of Information

U.S. Navy

 

34.)  PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST (GS-13), Navy Chief of Information (CHINFO), Pentagon, Arlington, VA

http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/386902900

 

35.)  SUPERVISORY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST (GS-15), Navy Chief of Information (CHINFO), Pentagon, Arlington, VA

http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/386833300

 

36.)  Communications Manager-Business and Technology Strategies(BTS), NRECA, Arlington, Virginia,

http://careers.touchstoneenergy.coop/jobseeker/job/21300057

 

37.)  Content Editor / Content Marketing Specialist,

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/ContentMX/jobs/Content-Editor-6f60354f54f8c712

 

38.)  DF/HCC Online Communication Specialist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brookline, MA

https://peoplesofthr.dfci.harvard.edu/psp/hrprod2/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=25701&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

 

39.)  Communications Specialist, Sales & Partner Communications, EMC, Hopkinton, MA

http://jobs.emc.com/hopkinton/marketing/communications-specialist-%E2%80%93-sales-%EF%B9%A0-partner-communications-jobs

 

40.)  Senior Program Manager Internal Communications, EMC, Hopkinton, MA

 

The Internal Communications (IC) team at EMC is responsible for working cross-functionally with the communication leads throughout EMC to inspire, engage and inform EMCer’s across the globe. The Internal Communications Program Manager will play a key role in uncovering and communicating the stories within EMC, from product launches to employee success stories. Some days this person will be using their digital and social media skills to develop visually compelling stories and other days they will unleash their stellar program management skills and manage IC projects working with cross-functional teams from several different business units and functions within the company. This role is about so much more than just pushing messages out – it is all about creating conversation and facilitating a two-way dialogue with compelling content and the latest technology to engage employees.

 

This role requires someone with a “can do” attitude who takes initiative to find new and creative ways to communicate. This role reports to the Director of Internal Communications and is located at EMC’s headquarters in Hopkinton, MA.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Think creatively about reaching EMC’s global workforce through the latest digital communications channels
  • Be a key content contributor on EMC’s internal communications and collaboration platform
  • Take an “inbound” approach to developing relevant content that will draw employees in
  • Help build and manage centralized toolkits including best practices, centralized calendars, tools and templates
  • Work with members of the communication teams across the organization, including the business units, functions and theaters to enable them to stay connected, informed and empowered
  • Work with the Social Media team to engage employees using social media to communicate key messages
  • Monitor impact and employee feedback in order to help the team continuously improve communications planning and execution

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities required:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to write news stories, blogs and create compelling content leveraging visuals, videos, infographics, etc.
  • Fluency in multi and social media – video production, digital communications
  • Strong research capabilities with a journalist mindset
  • Ability to develop relationships at all levels of an organization and across functions
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Stellar project management skills with strong attention to detail
  • Highly adaptive and eager to take initiative

http://jobs.emc.com/hopkinton/marketing/senior-program-manager-internal-communications-jobs

 

41.)  Communications Specialist, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

 

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Communications Director, the Communications Specialist – PR/Writer is responsible for generating a robust and consistently high-quality stream of content about the D’Amore-McKim School of Business (DMSB), its students, faculty, and degree programs for various communications channels ranging from news stories and media pitches to e-newsletters that supports the messaging and brand of D’Amore-McKim. Through storytelling and dissemination of news about the school’s people and programs, he/she will help build a multi-dimensional positive impression of D’Amore-McKim that supports identified goals.

 

This role supports the school’s media relations function with story idea generation, sourcing information about faculty, students, alumni and programs and serves as a media relations contact. He/she also serves as the primary contact for any PR vendor relationships.

 

The Communications Specialist – PR/Writer is part of a central communications and marketing team and will need to work closely with both team members and DMSB faculty and leaders in order to achieve results. He/she is responsible for managing the news portion of the department’s editorial calendar to ensure a steady stream of new content is distributed throughout all DMSB channels. He/she may be required to perform additional communications duties, including (but not limited to) internal communications and collateral creation.

 

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a bachelor degree in journalism, communications, liberal arts or a related field and two to five years of related work experience. Previous experience in higher education is a plus. He/she will have professional editorial and media relations experience, as well as strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills. The ideal candidate will have an appreciation and understanding that PR practices are evolving, and he/she is driven to stay abreast of the latest trends and best practices. Technical savvy and experience with web content management systems is required. Outstanding writing, English grammar, and spelling for the purpose of composing outwardly facing communications are a must. He/she will be a quick learner and a team player with attention to detail. Being highly organized is necessary to manage a diverse array of projects at any given time. He/she will follow through on tasks and instructions with minimal management and will take responsibility for his/her work. A positive attitude and sense of humor is needed. Experience with Constant Contact, Sitecore and Sharepoint is a plus.

 

https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/32880

 

42.)  Communications and Benefits Specialist, State of Montana, Helena, MT

https://svc.mt.gov/statejobsearch/listingdetails.aspx?id=14110

 

***  From Jeff Greer:

 

43.)  Marketing Copywriter, Heritage Auctions, Dallas, TX

 

Heritage Auctions is looking for a full-time marketing copywriter for its Marketing Department. The ideal candidate has 5 years’ of heavy print experience writing, proofing and editing a variety of marketing related copy, such as: advertisements, direct mail, catalogs, proposals and articles. Some copy could be used online, but this is not a web/digital/search copywriting position. The copywriter will work closely with designers, print production, category marketers and subject matter experts to craft relevant copy with brand consistency.

 

A deadline-driven, self-starter with extreme attention to detail is a must. Prefer candidates with a journalism or marketing degree. A familiarity with the fine art and collectibles business is a plus.

http://hcc.catsone.com/careers/index.php?m=portal&a=details&jobOrderID=4353115

 

44.)  Museum Communications Manager, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

http://justjobs.com/jobsearch/display/366558668

 

45.)  COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, CENTER FOR OCEAN SOLUTIONS, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

http://www.bajobs.com/Details.aspx?ListingID=c3de9620-51fa-47d5-a22e-36e757874e4e&src_divjobs=1416829225

 

***  Weekly alternative job selections:

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

46.)  Armed Bank Protection Security Officer, G4S, Wilmington, NC

http://bit.ly/1F3R3t1

***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

219-14   19.11.2014: 0230 LT: Posn: 01:29N – 104:51E, Around 22nm NE of Tg Berakit, Bintan Island, Indonesia.

About 4-5 persons armed with knives boarded an anchored tanker. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Seeing the alerted crew, they confronted the deck watch keeper, stole his portable radio and escaped.

 

218-14   20.10.2014: 0545 LT: Posn: 21:47.9N – 091:47.6E, Kutubdia Anchorage, Bangladesh.

Six robbers armed with knives boarded a bulk carrier during anchoring. Duty Crew sighted the robbers on the poop deck lowering the mooring ropes. Bridge notified and alarm raised, ship’s whistle sounded and crew mustered. Seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped with stolen ships properties. Chittagong Coast Guard informed.

 

217-14   16.11.2014: 0522 LT: Posn: 01:08N – 103:30E, Around 5nm East of Pulau Karimun Kecil, Indonesia.

Four robbers boarded a chemical tanker underway. Duty crew noticed the robbers and raised. Seeing alerted crew the robbers escaped. A search was carried out throughout the vessel. No robbers found. POCC Singapore informed and up on anchoring the Singapore Coast guard boarded the vessel for inspection.

 

216-14   25.10.2014: 0006 LT: Posn: 06:19N – 003:24E, Lagos Anchorage, Nigeria.

About 8-10 robbers in a high-speed boat approached an anchored product tanker and hid under the tanker’s bow flare. One of the robbers boarded the vessel and rigged three hoses into the forward cargo tank domes and started siphoning the cargo into his boat. Duty crew sighted some movements near the bow and raised the alarm. All crew mustered and went forward. Seeing the crew advancing the robber panicked, shouted and threatened the crew and escaped with his accomplices. Upon investigation, it was found that some cargo was stolen. Lagos port control and Nigerian navy were informed.

 

215-14   16.11.2014: 0001 UTC: Posn: 05:12N – 004:02W, Abidjan Outer Anchorage, Ivory Coast.

Eight robbers armed with Kalashnikov machine guns and knives boarded an anchored bitumen tanker. They tried to hijack the vessel but the 2/E managed to immobilise the main engine and jumped overboard to escape. After several failed attempts to start the main engine, the robbers stole ship’s properties, crew personal belongings and damaged the ship’s equipment before disembarking. The robbers were violent towards all the crew who suffered minor injuries. Master reported the incident to local authorities and port administration. The 2/E was rescued by local fishermen and safely landed back on the vessel. The vessel was shifted to the inner anchorage to provide support and medical assistance to crew members.

 

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