JOTW 49-2014

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IABC World Conference 2014

San Francisco, California

14-17 June 2015

 

“Changing the Landscape: Informing the future.”

 

http://wc.iabc.com/

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JOTW 49-2014

December 8, 2014

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This is JOTW newsletter number 1,044

 

“Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.”

– Mahatma Gandhi

 

***  This issue of JOTW comes to you from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

 

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***  This week’s Can’t Wait posting:

 

Public Relations Manager, TeleSign, Marina del Rey, California

 

Can’t Wait jobs:  These jobs are forwarded to the entire list as soon as they are received, and do not wait for the Monday newsletter, and are posted prominently on the JOTW website.  Then they are posted first in the weekly JOTW newsletter.  Can’t Wait postings cost $300.  Contact Ned at lundquist989@cs.com.

 

***  This week’s top job:

 

None this week.

 

***  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.

 

***  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.

 

***  Listing a position is free.  Top jobs placement is $100, and a “Can’t Wait” posting is $300.

 

***  In this issue:

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch

1.)  Public Relations Manager, TeleSign, Marina del Rey, California

2.)  Paid Student Internship (Public Affairs), Department of Justice, Washington D.C.

3.)  Director Of Marketing & Communications, Global Not For Profit, Chicago Area

4.)  Vice President, External Relations, Corporation for a Skilled Workforce, Flexible, Michigan

5.)  Multimedia Producer — Gallup.com, Gallup, Washington, DC

6.)  Corporate Communications Specialist Phoenix Technology Partners, Summit, NJ

7.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Considine, San Francisco, CA

8.)  Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Genomind, King of Prussia, PA

9.)  Constituency Building Associate, The Wilderness Society, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, Denver, CO, or Seattle, WA

10.)  Health Communications Manager, IQ Solutions, Rockville, MD

 

11.)  Director of Communications, Marketing and Appeals, Cambridge in America, New York, New York

12.)  Multimedia Specialist – Multiple Openings, L-3 Communications, Washington D.C.

13.)  Staff Writer II, Defense News, Gannett Government Media, Gannett, Springfield VA

14.)  Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD

15.)  Editor/Writer- Corporate Marketing, SEI, Oaks, PA

16.)  Public Relations Manager, Independence Blue Cross, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

17.)  PR Account Manager, DDCworks, Conshohocken, PA

18.)  Account Supervisor,  Tonic Life Communications, Philadelphia, PA

19.)  Public Relations Account Executive (Industrial B-2-B Communications), Harris, Baio & McCullough, Philadelphia, PA

20.)  Public Relations Manager, Bloomingdale’s, King of Prussia/Willow Grove PA

 

21.)  Operating Vice President, Public Relations – Media, Bloomingdale’s, New York, NY

22.)  Public Relations/Special Events Manager, Bloomingdale’s, Sherman Oaks, CA

23.)  Associate, Marketing & Communications, Oceana, Inc., Washington, DC

24.)  Senior Corporate Communications Manager Healthcare, Nuance, Burlington, MA

25.)  Vice President – Pharmaceutical PR, Edelman, Atlanta, GA

26.)  Public Information Specialist II, North Dakota State Government, Bismarck, ND

27.)  Senior Manager, Author and Publisher Relations, Amazon, Seattle, WA

28.)  Adjunct/Part-Time Instructor, Digital Communication, Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchee, WA

29.)  Employee Communications Specialist, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD.

30.)  Media, Journalism and Film Department (MJFC) Associate/Full Professor, TT (Tenure Track) Television and Film Production, Howard University, Washington, DC

 

31.)  Media, Journalism and Film (MJFC) Department Lecturer Print and Digital Journalism, Howard University, Washington, DC

32.)  Media, Journalism and Film (MJFC), School of Communications Assistant Professor, TT (tenure track), Television Production, Howard University, Washington, DC

33.)  Digital Media and Communications Specialist, The City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA), Herndon, VA

34.)  Deputy of Covert Operations -Tactical Support (DCO), Best Buy, Richfield, MN

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report

 

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

http://www.nedsjotw.com/2014/12/08/jotw-49-2014/

www.nedsjotw.com.

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch:

 

Foxie Reviews – Digital Marketing Insights for Communication Professionals

http://foxie.reviews 

Showcasing the Good, Bad & Ugly in digital marketing, one critique at a time. The Foxie Reviews website is a treasure trove of tips, best practices and insights for communication professionals who want to enhance their skills and level of expertise when it comes to digital marketing and digital production. Visit foxie.reviews to read the latest reviews, articles and case studies; and subscribe to the Foxie Insights eNewsletter.

 

***  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.

 

***  IABC World Conference 2014

San Francisco, California

14-17 June 2015

 

Come explore new ways of approaching communication with some of the most innovative thinkers and visionary leaders of our time. With this year’s theme, “Changing the Landscape: Informing the future,” you will experience sessions that will stimulate your thinking. Gain ideas you can put to work now. By attending the IABC World Conference, you will: Increase your network with over 1,200 participants in attendance.

 

http://wc.iabc.com/

 

***  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:

 

December 8-10, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

December 11, Manama, Bahrain

 

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:

 

Here’s a JOTW Can’t Wait job announcement from TeleSign:

1.)  Public Relations Manager, TeleSign, Marina del Rey, California

 

TeleSign is currently seeking a Public Relations Manager who is passionate about technology and will thrive in a start-up, dynamic team environment. This person is a high energy, solid communicator who can understand complex issues and explain them in-person and in written materials. This role will help execute the overall corporate public relations plan on behalf of the company. The successful candidate will have strong traditional and social media experience in addition to excellent writing skills.  In addition to ensuring that departmental efforts are supported and integrated, the PR Manager will work to ensure that the identity, image, reputation, and message are accurately managed, promoted, and consistent with overall corporate vision.  This is a full-time position based in our Marina del Rey office reporting to the Director of Corporate Communications.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Assist in executing the Public Relations Strategy to drive and increase national awareness of TeleSign and our offerings.
  • Work to ensure corporate/product messages are clearly articulated, communicated, and managed.
  • Actively own and cultivate key media relationships on behalf of TeleSign to secure coverage relevant to PR strategy.
  • Write press releases, blogs, speaking points, presentations and other communications to external and internal audiences.
  • Support the company’s earned social media efforts across properties (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Help TeleSign develop newsworthy story angles for the company and our products.
  • Work closely with external PR agency to monitor media activity, coverage and changes in the media landscape.
  • Integrate Public Relations activities into overall marketing campaigns to support business objectives and collaborate with other cross-functional departments.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Seeking candidates with 4-5 years of Public Relations experience – agency or in-house
  • Demonstrated interest and success in targeting online media, blogs, and bloggers, and other non-traditional media.
  • Ability to quickly come up to speed and develop a solid working knowledge of company, products, competitors, industry.
  • Creative independent strategic thinker capable of taking an idea and bringing it to life that raise the corporate profile with key audience and contacts.
  • Self-motivated, and bring effective work habits to a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment: must be flexible and adapt quickly to shifting priorities.
  • Strong project management skills, including development of project plans and timelines, as well as producing project updates, analysis and ROI measurements for senior management.
  • Ability to work successfully in a collaborative team-based environment.
  • Strong journalistic writing skills.

 

http://www.telesign.com/company/careers/1052

 

***  From David Ausiello:

 

2.)  Paid Student Internship (Public Affairs), Department of Justice, Washington D.C.

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/387615200

***  From Mahdi Grady:

 

Greetings,

 

My name is Mahdi Grady and Lynn Hazan asked me to send information about a job opening. The following includes the title, location, and the link to the job specs.

 

Best,

 

Mahdi Grady

Lynn Hazan & Associates Inc

 

3.)  Director Of Marketing & Communications, Global Not For Profit, Chicago Area

http://lhazan.com/job-opening/director-marketing-communications-global-profit-chicago-area/

 

4.)  Vice President, External Relations, Corporation for a Skilled Workforce, Flexible, Michigan

http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/jobs/13521-vice-president-external-relations

 

5.)  Multimedia Producer — Gallup.com, Gallup, Washington, DC

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/12549933

 

6.)  Corporate Communications Specialist Phoenix Technology Partners, Summit, NJ

http://www.net-temps.com/job/httf/CommSpeclist/corporate_communications_specialist.html?r=shb

 

7.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Considine, San Francisco, CA

https://www.theladders.com/job/jobboard?cr=10163993

 

8.)  Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Genomind, King of Prussia, PA

http://jobview.monster.com/Vice-President-Marketing-Corporate-Communications-Job-King-of-Prussia-PA-US-142081135.aspx

 

9.)  Constituency Building Associate, The Wilderness Society, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, Denver, CO, or Seattle, WA

https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=11338761&t=1

 

***  From Judith B. Braslow:

 

Ned–

Please post the following job notice.  Happy Holidays and many thanks.

Judy

 

Judith B. Braslow

Senior Consultant
IQ Solutions, Inc.

Rockville, Maryland

 

10.)  Health Communications Manager, IQ Solutions, Rockville, MD

IQ Solutions, a Rockville, MD, based firm, specializing in health communication and health information technology,  is looking for a Health Communications Manager to work on an NIH national health campaign.  Candidates should have a Masters in Public Health or a Masters in Health Communication and at least 5 years of full-time work experience to be considered.

Familiarity with maternal and child health issues is a plus. Interested candidates should apply to:

http://iqsolutions.balancetrak.com/HLTHCOMMMNGR1

11.)  Director of Communications, Marketing and Appeals, Cambridge in America, New York, New York

http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/jobs/13572-director-of-communications-marketing-and-appeals

 

12.)  Multimedia Specialist – Multiple Openings, L-3 Communications, Washington D.C.

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/12509691

 

13.)  Staff Writer II, Defense News, Gannett Government Media, Gannett, Springfield VA

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/12533781

 

14.)  Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD

http://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=175992883

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

15.)  Editor/Writer- Corporate Marketing, SEI, Oaks, PA

https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_seic/external/en-us/gateway.do?functionName=viewFromLink&jobPostId=9592&localeCode=en-us

 

16.)  Public Relations Manager, Independence Blue Cross, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

http://jobview.monster.com//GetJob.aspx?JobID=142802600

 

17.)  PR Account Manager, DDCworks, Conshohocken, PA

 

DDCworks, an integrated marketing communications agency located in suburban Philadelphia, is seeking a media savvy Public Relations Account Manager to handle a diverse and growing portfolio of accounts.

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of agency experience, excellent written and interpersonal communications skills and a proven ability to pitch stories of technical nature to financial trades and business press. Specific experience with commercial real estate and financial services, including brokerage firms, financial advisors and REITS, is a plus and will set applicants apart from the competition.

We’re looking for a high-energy person who possesses critical thinking and problem solving skills. This person should take initiative and be capable of working and learning in a fast-paced environment while juggling an expanding and demanding list of national clients.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Experience leading and managing accounts as the primary client contact
  • Knowledge of industry trends and techniques with a proven ability to put such knowledge and skills to work to enhance performance of accounts
  • Highly skilled in local, national and international media outreach, with demonstrated ability to place impactful stories in high profile media outlets such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, CNBC…etc, and establish relationships with key media
  • Successful development and implementation of PR campaign strategies that meet or exceed client objectives with demonstrated measurement outcomes
  • Experience creating and implementing successful social media campaigns and generating meaningful results using industry-leading tools and tactics
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of corporate communications procedures and protocols
  • Experience using newswire distribution services (i.e. PR Newswire) to disseminate press releases in a timely fashion
  • Pro-active approach to account work and client relationship management with a demonstrated ability to identify and seize on opportunities that add value
  • Some amount of travel is required.

We offer a competitive salary, full benefits, profit sharing, and monthly “Thirsty Thursday” parties. If you’d like to be part of something exciting, send you resume, writing samples and a cover letter explaining why you’re the one for the job.

With over four decades of experience, DDCworks provides our clients with a broad range of communications capabilities including public relations, advertising, digital marketing, social media, and grassroots campaign management. Check us out at www.ddcworks.com.

 

18.)  Account Supervisor,  Tonic Life Communications, Philadelphia, PA

 

Tonic Life Communications, a healthcare-focused PR agency based in Center City Philadelphia, seeks a driven PR practitioner to join its growing team as an Account Supervisor. The Account Supervisor is responsible for managing client business, supervising, developing and implementing PR programs.  The following background/experience is encouraged:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Marketing, or a related field.
  • Solid pharmaceutical, medical device and/or biotech experience.
  • At least 6 years of agency public relations experience; 3 or more years supervising staff.
  • Previous experience in planning, selling, and managing communications programs.
  • Experience managing at least one key client account.
  • Ability to serve as primary contact to clients, continually fostering client-agency relationship to build trust and become a valuable resource to clients.
  • Ability to motivate team members by promptly reviewing work and providing constructive feedback; encourage team to take advantage of training and development opportunities.
  • Supervise and train junior account staff; manage employee development and goal setting by identifying areas of progressive responsibility for direct reports.

Contact: Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Tonicteam@toniclc.com.

 

19.)  Public Relations Account Executive (Industrial B-2-B Communications), Harris, Baio & McCullough, Philadelphia, PA

 

A full-service agency in Philadelphia is looking for a seasoned communications professional to join its account service team, handling the needs of major business-to-business accounts in construction, manufacturing and automotive markets.

The candidate must be a skilled technical writer, with experience in developing white papers, case histories, contributed articles, press releases and other press and collateral materials. In addition, the candidate should also have agency account management experience in handling industrial business-to-business public relations and marketing communications.

A working knowledge of social media as a public relations tool and tactic is a plus.

Requirements:

  • Experience with B-2-B industrial accounts is a must
  • 3-5 years of marketing, PR and communications experience in an agency
  • Strong writing and editing skills, particularly in developing technical content
  • Media relations skills
  • Exceptional project-management skills
  • Ability to quickly understand client objectives, goals and expectations
  • Skills in presenting conclusions and solutions in a clear and confident manner

To apply:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and two writing samples (one should be a technical white paper) to JobOpp@hbmadv.com.

 

20.)  Public Relations Manager, Bloomingdale’s, King of Prussia/Willow Grove PA

https://macys.taleo.net/careersection/blm_jsa_career_section/jobdetail.ftl?job=BLM20994

 

21.)  Operating Vice President, Public Relations – Media, Bloomingdale’s, New York, NY

https://macys.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=BLO01265

 

22.)  Public Relations/Special Events Manager, Bloomingdale’s, Sherman Oaks, CA

https://macys.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=BLM20983

 

23.)  Associate, Marketing & Communications, Oceana, Inc., Washington, DC

http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/jobseeker/job/21349584

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

24.)  Senior Corporate Communications Manager Healthcare, Nuance, Burlington, MA

http://bit.ly/1ynKaCj

 

25.)  Vice President – Pharmaceutical PR, Edelman, Atlanta, GA

http://bit.ly/1ynKi4E

 

26.)  Public Information Specialist II, North Dakota State Government, Bismarck, ND

http://1.usa.gov/1ynKt00

 

27.)  Senior Manager, Author and Publisher Relations, Amazon, Seattle, WA

http://bit.ly/1ynKRvu

 

28.)  Adjunct/Part-Time Instructor, Digital Communication, Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchee, WA

http://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=175992880

 

***  From Michelle Goodhart:

 

Hi Ned,

Could you please include the submission below in your next JOTW newsletter?

 

Thank you,

Michelle Goodhart

 

29.)  Employee Communications Specialist, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD.

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) empowers exceptional scientists to pursue fundamental discoveries about living systems. Informed, engaged employees are crucial to our efforts to move science forward. HHMI’s Internal Communications Department works to ensure internal stakeholders have the information they need to do their work in support of our programs.

We are currently seeking an Employee Communications Specialist at our headquarters in Chevy Chase, MD. This hands-on position will work closely with the Director of Internal Communications to plan, produce, distribute, and measure a variety of internal communications for HHMI’s complex and geographically distributed staff.

If you are a strong writer, a critical thinker, and a natural collaborator, apply on our website: bit.ly/HHMIcomms.

 

30.)  Media, Journalism and Film Department (MJFC) Associate/Full Professor, TT (Tenure Track) Television and Film Production, Howard University, Washington, DC

 

The successful candidate will teach upper level undergraduate Television and Film courses and courses in the MFA program such as Television Directing, Advanced Television Production, Film Directing, and Film Editing. This includes helping students build their portfolios, as well as advising students on projects and contributing to the Media Innovation Center. The successful candidate will also participate in committee work and assist in nurturing a culture of excellence in production and creative work.

 

Reports to: Chairperson, Media, Journalism and Film Department

Basic Function: Teach assigned courses, conduct academic research/creative productions in television and film, and work on committee tasks as assigned.

Nature and Scope: Classroom instruction, academic research/creative productions in television, feature and/or documentary film, and committee work. The position is tenure track and the hired faculty member must meet tenure track requirement within the seven-year period of appointment or is terminated. If faculty member is an Associate Professor, the opportunity for promotion to Full Professor will be available. If the faculty member is a Full Professor, all privileges of this rank will be accorded once tenure is achieved.

 

Qualifications: The candidate must have a Ph.D. or MFA degree with five (5) years experience as a practicing media professional on the small or large screen, a strong record of creative work including awards, in addition to television studio skills. Three (3) years of teaching experience is preferred. Experience in seeking and obtaining external funding for research and creative productions is a plus.

 

Application process

Send (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) three current letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Bishetta Merritt, Interim Chair

Media, Journalism and Film Department

School of Communications

Howard University

525 Bryant St. NW

Washington, DC 20059

 

Deadline for Applications: March 1, 2015. The new hire will begin August 2015.

Howard University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer

http://tech.communications.howard.edu/husocnd/media-journalism-and-film-department-mjfc-associatefull-professor-tt-tenure-track-television-and-film-production/

 

31.)  Media, Journalism and Film (MJFC) Department Lecturer Print and Digital Journalism, Howard University, Washington, DC

 

The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate Journalism courses such as multimedia storytelling, public affairs reporting, data or computational journalism, mobile media and ethics while offering multicultural perspectives.

 

Reports to: Chairperson, Media, Journalism and Film Department

 

Basic Function: Teach assigned courses in print and digital journalism.

 

Supervisory Accountability: Faculty member shall report to the Chairperson and the Dean.

 

Nature and Scope: Classroom instruction is the main function of this position.

 

Principal Accountabilities: Faculty member shall be evaluated annually in one key area—teaching. Students, peers, APT committees, chairperson, and the Dean have responsibility to evaluate the faculty member.

 

Qualifications: The candidate must have a bachelor’s or the M.A. degree preferably in journalism, mass communications or a closely related field. Candidates should have at least three (3) to five (5) years of professional experience in print or digital journalism, a strong reporting background and a record of published work. Preferred candidates will have solid industry connections. Experience in seeking and obtaining external funding for research and creative productions is a plus.

 

Application process

 

Send (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) three current letters of recommendation to:

 

Dr. Bishetta Merritt, Interim Chair

Media, Journalism and Film Department

School of Communications

Howard University

525 Bryant St. NW

Washington, DC 20059

 

Deadline for Applications: March 1, 2015. The new hire will begin August 2015.

 

Howard University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer

 

http://tech.communications.howard.edu/husocnd/media-journalism-and-film-mjfc-department-lecturer-print-and-digital-journalism/

32.)  Media, Journalism and Film (MJFC), School of Communications Assistant Professor, TT (tenure track), Television Production, Howard University, Washington, DC

 

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate Television    Production courses such as Introduction to Media Production, Media Production II and Videography. This includes helping students build their portfolios, as well as advising students on projects and contributing to the Media Innovation Center. The successful candidate will also participate in committee work and assist in nurturing a culture of excellence in production and creative work.

 

Basic Function: Teach assigned courses, conduct academic research/creative productions in television and film, and work on committee tasks as assigned.

Supervisory Accountability: Faculty member shall report to the Chairperson and the Dean.

 

Nature and Scope: Classroom instruction, academic research/creative productions in television production, and committee work. The position is tenure track and the hired faculty member must meet tenure track requirement within the seven-year period of appointment or is terminated. After tenure is achieved, faculty member has opportunity for promotion to other professional ranks.

 

Principal Accountabilities: Faculty member shall be evaluated annually in three key areas—teaching, scholarship, and service. Students, peers, APT committees, chairperson, and the Dean have responsibility to evaluate the faculty member.

 

Qualifications: This is an entry-level position. The candidate must have a Ph.D. or MFA degree and some creative productions. Teaching experience preferred.

 

Application process

Send (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) three current letters of recommendation to:

 

Dr. Bishetta Merritt, Interim Chair

Media, Journalism and Film Department

School of Communications

Howard University

525 Bryant St. NW

Washington, DC 20059

Deadline for Applications: March 1, 2015. The new hire will begin August 2015.

Howard University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer

 

http://tech.communications.howard.edu/husocnd/media-journalism-and-film-mjfc-school-of-communications-assistant-professor-tt-tenure-track-television-production/

***  From Marnie Schubert:

 

Hello Ned,

 

Hope you’re having a wonderful holiday season! The City-County Communications & Marketing Association, of which I am a member, just posted a position with the organization and I thought your readers might be interested.

 

Have a safe and happy holiday!

 

Marnie

 

33.)  Digital Media and Communications Specialist, The City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA), Herndon, VA

 

Required Skills

  • Excellent verbal and writing skills.
  • Ability to communicate with a wide variety of people representing multiple organizations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with members, staff and related organizations.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient with CMS (Content Management Systems) and strong command of social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
  • Proficient in use of computers and related equipment, hardware and software specifically Microsoft Outlook, Word, Power Point, Access and Excel.
  • Ability to work under deadlines and stressful situations.
  • Ability to develop, analyze and interpret surveys.
  • Self-starter looking for an opportunity to grow.
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds.
  • Some travel will be required.

Duties

  • Provide professional support by writing and or editing digital and electronic communications and marketing materials.
  • Responsible for editing and updating 3CMA’s digital media, including the website, Facebook pages, and Twitter accounts and mobile applications support.
  • On a daily basis update 3CMA’s website and design webpages, convert files to PDF, prepare graphics, generate and send e-mail messages (electronic newsletter, job postings and member “Help, Please” requests) to the membership using a bulk e-mail program, corresponds and develops online discussion forums and similar interactive tools that solicit information and feedback from the membership.
  • Provide support for both Regional and Annual Conferences. (Topic suggestions, room configuration, speaker confirmation, audio visual set-up/basic troubleshooting, etc.)
  • Savvy Awards support. (Help to run awards program. Work with membership while entries are being received.)
  • Provide editing and production assistance for social media, videos, and printed communications (e.g., brochures, posters, news releases) as assigned.
  • Highly motivated and able to work well in a team environment. Ability to coordinate multiple deadlines working with staff at all levels.
  • Perform other similar duties as assigned.

 

Open Until Filled – Paid Holidays – Liberal Vacation PolicyTo Apply

Please forward resume and references to jobs@3cma.org.

 

***  Weekly alternative job selections:

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

34.)  Deputy of Covert Operations -Tactical Support (DCO), Best Buy, Richfield, MN

http://bit.ly/1ynKHnN

 

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

231-14   04.12.2014: 0415 LT: Posn: 01:26N – 104:39E, Around 13nm NNE of Tg. Berakit, Bintan Island, Indonesia.

Three robbers in a small wooden boat approached and boarded an anchored bulk carrier from the stern. Duty AB spotted one robber onboard the vessel. He informed the bridge who raised the alarm and mustered all crew. Seeing the crew alertness, the robber escaped empty handed.

 

230-14   04.12.2014: 0520 LT: Posn: 01:29N – 104:40E, Around 16nm NNE of Tg. Berakit, Bintan Island, Indonesia.

Four robbers in small boat approached and boarded an anchored LPG tanker from the stern. Duty AB spotted the robbers and informed the bridge who raised the alarm and mustered crew. Seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped empty handed.

 

229-14   08.11.2014: 0900 LT: Posn: 04:24N – 005:03E, Pennington Oil Terminal, Nigeria.

Around eight pirates armed with machine guns and explosives in a speed boat approached and opened fire on a tanker underway. Alarm raised, evasive manoeuvres commenced and SSAS alert activated. Armed guards onboard the tanker fired back at the pirate boat resulting in the pirates moving away. The tanker sustained some damages.

 

228-14   30.11.2014: 1225 LT: Posn: 00:45S – 006:15E, Around 47nm SSW of Sao Tome and Principe Island, Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe.

Master onboard a tanker underway observed a black hull tug boat lowering a speed boat with eight pirates armed with machine guns and a ladder. The speed boat approached the tanker and started firing at the accommodation. Master raised the alarm, activated the fire pumps and took evasive manoeuvres to prevent the boarding. The non-essential crewmembers mustered in the citadel. After several unsuccessful attempts to board the tanker, the pirates aborted the attack and returned to their mother vessel/tug. All crewmembers safe but the tanker sustained some damage due to the firing.

 

227-14   27.11.2014: 0355 LT: 20:55N – 088:07E, Around 40nm South of Sagar Islands, India.

Seven persons in a wooden boat approached a bulk carrier at anchor waiting to discharge cargo. One person boarded the vessel and was spotted by the crew. Alarm raised and other crew members were alerted resulting in the unauthorised person escaping. Nothing stolen.

 

***  Ball cap of the week:  Surface Navy Association

 

***  Coffee Mug of the week:  Intercontinetal Abu Dhabi

 

***  T-shirt of the week:   Bird Watchers General Store  2007 – Orleans, Mass.

 

***  Musical guest artist of the week:   Small faces

 

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