JOTW 05-2015 Part II

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IABC World Conference 2015

San Francisco, California

14-17 June 2015

“Changing the Landscape: Informing the future.”

 

http://wc.iabc.com/

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JOTW 05-2015 Part II*

February 2, 2015

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This is JOTW newsletter number 1,052

 

Last week was supposed to be JOTW 04-2015.  I hosed it up, go totally confused, and thought that 04-2015 was completed but never sent out, and…well…her’s the latest JOTW, sent to you from the lovely Mediterranean seaside town of Chania on the Greek island of Crete.  Note: The JOTW website has the correct numbering.)

 

“The people of Crete unfortunately make more history than they can consume locally”

– H. H. Munro (Saki)

 

***  Welcome to the JOTW network.

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***  This week’s Can’t Wait postings:

 

None this week.

 

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.)  Media Relations & Business Communications Director, Amtrak Washington, DC.

2.)  Writer-Editor, Amtrak, Washington, DC.

3.)  Communications Lead, Amtrak, Wilmington, DE.

4.)  Vice President of Corporate Communications, Roll Global LLC, Los Angeles, CA

5.)  Corporate Communications Director, ALCOA, New York, NY

6.)  Internal and Leadership Communications Manager, ALCOA, Pittsburgh, PA

7.)  Administrative Assistant – Corporate Marketing, PGA Tour, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

8.)  Manager, Digital Communications, PGA TOUR, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl

9.)  Director Global Communications, Sealed Air Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina

10.)  Public Relations Manager, Aesop, USA, NY, NY

 

11.)  ACCOUNT MANAGER, Merrick Towle Communications, Beltsville, Maryland

12.)  Marketing Communications Advisor, DNV GL Group, Burlington, Mass.

13.)  Director, Government Relations, BAYER, Washington, DC

14.)  Communications Specialist, BRMi, Washington, DC

15.)  Associate, Public Affairs and Crisis, Burson-Marsteller, Washington, DC

16.)  Communications Strategist, The Humane Society of the United States, Fort Lauderdale, FL

17.)  Senior Advisor, Marketing, CNA, Arlington, VA

18.)  Intern, Corporate Communications (Internal Communications), Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Chicago, IL

19.)  Strategic & Executive Communications Lead, IBM, Somers, NY

20.)  External Relations Manager – Media & Influencer, IBM, San Francisco, CA

 

21.)  External Relations Manager – Australia, IBM, Melbourne, Sydney, Australia

22.)  Program Associate, NEA Health Information Network, Washington, DC

23.)  Director, External Communications, WellCare Health Plans, Inc., Atlanta, GA/Chicago, IL/Tampa, FL

24.)  MEDIA AND PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST, IQ Solutions, Inc., Rockville, Maryland

25.)  Head of Corporate Communications, North America (Director), Kaspersky Lab, Woburn, MA

  1. Marketing Operations Director, Sungard AS, Wayne, PA

27.)  Director of Communication and Strategy, The Episcopal Academy, Newtown Square, PA

28.)  Internal Communications Professional, De Lage Landen, Wayne, PA

29.)  Communications Director, McKNIGHT FOUNDATION, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

30.)  Corporate affairs & Communications Mgr, ΤΟΥΟΤΑ HELLAS ΑΒΕΕ, Athens, Greece

 

31.)  Communications Specialist, National Air Traffic Controllers Association, Washington, D.C.

32.)  Program and Client Relations Manager, Astute Technology, Reston, VA

33.)  Public Relations Professionals, Account Managers, SmartMark Communications, LLC, Langhorne, PA

34.)  Global Corporate Communications Manager, Evante Group, Dallas, TX

35.)  Graphic Designer, Kiddie Academy,  Abingdon, Maryland

36.)  Coordinator, Industry Communications, U.S. Travel Association, Washington, D.C.

37.)  Communications Intern – Spring 2015, National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, Silver Spring, MD

38.)  Director of Development & Communications, Muso, San Francisco, California

39.)  Ironworker, Cianbro, New York, NY

40.)  Sprinter, Destination Hotels & Resorts, Isle of Palms, SC

 

41.)  Almond Milk Pasteurizer, Kite HIll/Lyrical Foods, Hayward, CA

42.)  Seed House Grower, Welby Gardens, Denver, CO

43.)  Banana Ripener, Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc., Forest Park, GA

44.)  Juicer, An Oasis of Healing, Mesa, AZ

45.)  Healthy Eating and Green Mission Specialist, Whole Foods Market, Miami, FL

46.)  Campaigner – Protest Organizer, PETA, Norfolk, VA

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report

 

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

http://www.nedsjotw.com/2015/01/19/jotw-03-2015/

www.nedsjotw.com.

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch:

 

 

Hi. I am a communications professional with broad cross-discipline (communications, health care, marketing, media relations and public relations) experience looking to expand my skill set with freelance opportunities. My sector experience includes pharmaceutical company, nonprofit, and agency. I am particularly proficient in media relations, developing disease awareness campaigns, establishing communications systems, managing competing priorities and delivering a nimble performance in a deadline-driven atmosphere, and designing media and branding strategies. Core expertise: corporate communications, media relations, audience engagement, social media, editorial management and marketing communications. I invite you to learn more here: http://www.linkedin.com/in/amymerves.  I am open to national freelance opportunities. You can reach me by email at amy.merves@gmail.com.

Amy Merves

 

***  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!

 

***  IABC World Conference 2015

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/

 

***  Blood, Radio and War

By Anastasia Lundquist

The American Veteran magazine

pages 41-44

http://pubs.royle.com/publication/?i=241646

 

***  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:

 

January 31-February 3, Chania, Crete, Greece

 

February 3-5, Rota Spain

 

February 5-6, Madrid, Spain

 

March 10-12, Jacksonville, Fla.

 

March 15-20, Accra, Ghana

 

April 22-27, Los Angeles, Calif.

 

August 17-19, San Diego, Calif.

 

***  Your Very Next Step!

 

The January/February issue of  YVNS newsletter is posted at

http://www.yourverynextstep.com/2015/02/01/your-very-next-step-newsletter-for-januaryfebruary-2015/

 

***  Let’s get to the jobs:

 

***  From Rod Gibbons:

 

Hi Ned!  Hope all is well.

 

We posted three communications positions this week at Amtrak. Is there still time to have these included for Monday’s JOTW?

 

Many Thanks,

rod

 

Rod Gibbons

Vice President, Corporate Communications

Amtrak

 

1.)  Media Relations & Business Communications Director, Amtrak Washington, DC. 

 

This individual is responsible for leading and mentoring the Amtrak Media Relations & Business Communications (MR&BC) team in developing, executing and measuring media relations & business communications strategies that inform key stakeholders, advance corporate strategic goals and support business priorities.  Go to Jobs.Amtrak.com and search for job number: 90181674

http://jobs.amtrak.com/job/Washington-Director%2C-Media-Relations-&-Bus-Comms-90181674-Washington-DC-20002/244675900/

 

2.)  Writer-Editor, Amtrak, Washington, DC.

 

This individual serves as the primary writer and editor for Amtrak’s internally-focused enterprise publications. The individual plans, develops, writes, reviews, edits and coordinates content for publication, as well as maintains the company’s editorial calendar and the writing style-guide.  Go to Jobs.Amtrak.com and search for job number: 90181666

http://jobs.amtrak.com/job/Washington-Lead-Writer-Editor-90181666-Washington-DC-20002/244379900/

3.)  Communications Lead, Amtrak, Wilmington, DE.

 

The position is based at Amtrak’s Consolidated National Operations Center (CNOC) in Wilmington, Delaware. This position is responsible for the development, coordination and execution of communications plans and activities involving service disruptions, business line operations and corporate enterprise initiatives. The individual will perform crisis communications work, conduct media relations and serve as a corporate spokesperson. Go to Jobs.Amtrak.com and search for job number: 90181670

http://jobs.amtrak.com/job/Wilmington-Communications-Lead-90181670-Wilmington-DE-19801/244322900/

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

4.)  Vice President of Corporate Communications, Roll Global LLC, Los Angeles, CA

http://bit.ly/1DnEozH

 

5.)  Corporate Communications Director, ALCOA, New York, NY

https://sjobs.brassring.com/EN/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=705399

 

6.)  Internal and Leadership Communications Manager, ALCOA, Pittsburgh, PA

https://sjobs.brassring.com/EN/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=708668

 

7.)  Administrative Assistant – Corporate Marketing, PGA Tour, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

http://pgatour.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=77230

 

8.)  Manager, Digital Communications, PGA TOUR, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl

http://pgatour.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=75557

 

9.)  Director Global Communications, Sealed Air Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/29009877

 

***  From June Canedo :

 

Dear JOTW,

 

Please find below a submission for the position of Public Relations Manager – Aesop, USA.

 

Thank you for your time and consideration.

 

June

 

June Canedo

Recruitment Coordinator

Aesop

 

10.)  Public Relations Manager, Aesop, USA, NY, NY

 

Purpose of this role

 

Based in New York, the Public Relations Manager is responsible for defining and implementing Public Relations plans, in line with Aesop’s brand, to obtain product-focused press features.

Using their deep knowledge of the industry, the Public Relations Manager will initiate, develop and nurture strong relationships with media. Through individual appointments, product demonstrations, and events, the Public Relations Manager will foster an understanding of Aesop’s products, brand philosophy, and distinct approach to skincare.

The Public Relations Manager will secure key placements in press, covering a broad but carefully selected list of publications (including beauty, lifestyle, fashion; men’s and women’s; print and online; national, regional, and local).

 

Who we are looking for

—   Degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Communications, Liberal Arts or equivalent industry experience

—   Approximately 3 years of PR experience, in agency or in-house, preferably in a luxury or creative industry

—   Strong written and verbal communication skills

—   Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and superb organization and planning skills

—   Experience with end-to-end project management and oversight

—   Strategic thinker with a result-focused approach

—   Excellent social perceptiveness, interpersonal skills and an ability to engage with a wide range of influencers and to nurture meaningful dialogue on diverse topics.

—   Existing relationships within the Public Relations industry highly valued

 

Application process

We require all applicants to send a resume with a cover letter addressing the role responsibilities as outlined. We also ask that you answer the following questions in your cover letter:

 

— Why is Aesop a brand for which you would be proud to work?

— How do your interests align with Aesop?

— When has your energy and enthusiasm paid off professionally?

 

To apply, please send your resume with a cover letter addressing the points detailed in the position requirements below to:  us.recruitment@aesop.com.  Applications which have not addressed the selection criteria will not be considered.

 

http://www.aesop.com/usa/article/usa-employment.html?active=artical

 

11.)  ACCOUNT MANAGER, Merrick Towle Communications, Beltsville, Maryland

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/ACCOUNT-MANAGER/149376.html

 

12.)  Marketing Communications Advisor, DNV GL Group, Burlington, Mass.

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/28117824

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

13.)  Director, Government Relations, BAYER, Washington, DC

http://bit.ly/1ETSnOW

 

14.)  Communications Specialist, BRMi, Washington, DC

http://bit.ly/1ETSAla

 

15.)  Associate, Public Affairs and Crisis, Burson-Marsteller, Washington, DC

http://bit.ly/1ETSIB1

 

16.)  Communications Strategist, The Humane Society of the United States, Fort Lauderdale, FL

http://bit.ly/1tEKhbr

 

***  From LaToysha Zinnerman-Alston:

 

Hello Team:

 

CNA is interested in advertising the following position in your upcoming newsletter. Please contact me if you have questions or need additional information. Thank you.

 

LaToysha Zinnerman-Alston

Senior Recruiter/HR Generalist

Arlington, VA

 

17.)  Senior Advisor, Marketing, CNA, Arlington, VA

 

Description:

Responsible for planning, development and implementation of IPR’s Education Program marketing and dissemination strategies. Lead marketing efforts, advise on, participate in, and contribute to important business development and strategic issues. Address complex issues, and establish and recommend changes to policies.

 

What you’ll do:

1 Plan, execute and manage marketing, and outreach efforts at the strategic and tactical levels with other

functions within IPR on messaging to targeted audiences.

2 Conceptualize dissemination events, identify experts to deliver the content, oversee the development of event proposals and materials, and manage the marketing logistics for events.

3 Develop forecasts and metrics associated with marketing programs and campaigns, and communicate results and future opportunities for message development to the leadership team.

4 Carry out a proactive media strategy to showcase key programs and initiatives.

5 Develop and execute a digital dissemination strategy, to include web based and social media based strategies.

6 Lead efforts to increase awareness of REL Appalachia’s activities and expertise, internally and externally.

7 Analyze and measure effectiveness of communication activities.

8 Lead media relations and media outreach efforts including cultivation of ongoing relationships with media partners, writing news releases and developing responses to media requests.

9 Conduct research to identify potential clients, opportunities, and competition.

10 Provide counsel to help internal clients advance marketing needs and priorities.

  1. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

What we’re looking for:

1 Education: Bachelor’s in Public Relations, mass media, journalism or related field required.

2 Experience: Minimum 10 years of relevant experience required. Experience in a non-profit think tank, research or academic environment strongly preferred. Experience in marketing digital content, Management and supervisory experience preferred.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter (optional) directly to our website at: http://www.cna.org/careers.

About this company

CNA Corporation is a non-profit research and analysis organization, which serves the public interest by providing in-depth analysis and results-oriented solutions to help government leaders choose the best course of action in setting policy and managing operations.

https://www.cna.org/careers/positions

 

18.)  Intern, Corporate Communications (Internal Communications), Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Chicago, IL

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/36096223

 

19.)  Strategic & Executive Communications Lead, IBM, Somers, NY

https://jobs3.netmedia1.com/cp/faces/job_summary?job_id=CHQ-0717390

 

20.)  External Relations Manager – Media & Influencer, IBM, San Francisco, CA

https://jobs3.netmedia1.com/cp/find.ibm.jobs/US/External_Relations_Manager_-_Media__Influencer/CHQ-0715159/job/

 

21.)  External Relations Manager – Australia, IBM, Melbourne, Sydney, Australia

https://jobs3.netmedia1.com/cp/find.ibm.jobs/AU/External_Relations_Manager_-_Australia/S_D-0705883/job/

 

***  From Jim Bender:

 

Please post to JOTW on Monday.

 

Jim Bender

Executive Director

NEA Health Information Network

 

22.)  Program Associate, NEA Health Information Network, Washington, DC

 

NEA Health Information Network (HIN) is a national nonprofit that is closely affiliated with the National Education Association. We empower educators to champion safe and healthy schools where students thrive. There has never been a more exciting time to join our team!  In 2015 we are launching a new brand with a fresh, forward-thinking approach that focuses on school employee wellness, physical activity and nutrition, mental and behavioral health, and school safety.  We are seeking a motivated Program Associate with an interest in being at the heart of an organization; someone with a true nonprofit “can do” spirit.

https://nea.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=291187&company_id=15801

 

***  From Sue Molennor:

 

Ned,

 

We have 3 External Communication Manager-Regional opportunities available, one each in Atlanta, Chicago and Tampa.  I have attached the job description (same for all 3 positions of course), and listed the application information below.

 

Sue Molennor

WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

Executive Recruiter:  Sue Molennor, sue.molennor@wellcare.com, 813-206-3623 (prefer individuals apply online, but will respond to direct emails or calls)

 

23.)  Director, External Communications, WellCare Health Plans, Inc., Atlanta, GA/Chicago, IL/Tampa, FL

 

The Regional Communications Manager (RCM) is responsible to develop, manage and measure corporate communications tactics and programs that align with the company’s overall strategic communications plan to further the objectives of the markets within his/her purview. This person has day-to-day oversight of media relations and crisis/issues communications including the development of press releases, statements, talking points, key messaging, collateral, reports, presentations, digital communications, video production and media training. RCM works collaboratively with market leadership and subject matter experts to produce effective communications that drive awareness and understanding of the value of WellCare and its plans.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Proactively supports the protection and enhancement of WellCare’s reputation by creating and managing a comprehensive, proactive 360 communication plan focused on achieving positive local and regional attention for the markets/plans in his/her purview.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with media to secure positive/balanced coverage that showcases WellCare’s value proposition.
  • Serves as a company spokesperson.
  • Provides counsel to market leadership on communications approaches that will help drive impactful results that support business objectives.
  • Creates market specific analytics reports that highlight communications outcomes per market needs.
  • Consistently creates and sources content that differentiates and elevates the WellCare brand with a focus on member and associate testimonials.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Able to be on-call and respond to media and in crisis situations on a 24/7 basis.

Candidate Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or English, Journalism, Communications, or equivalent work experience is required.

 

Candidate Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in communications in a corporate environment or public relations agency serving corporate clients is required; 10 years is preferred.
  • 1+ year of experience in matrix-management environment is required.
  • Knowledge of and experience with health care.
  • Experience with publicly held companies.
  • Proven track record working with senior management.

Candidate Skills:

  • Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills Superior oral communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team Works well in a team environment
  • Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines works well within highly structured deadlines and timelines
  • Demonstrated organizational skills Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work in a matrixed environment Experience working in a matrix environment
  • Knowledge of AP Stylebook guidelines
  • Writing and editing skills
  • Ability to distill complex matters into clear, crisp and concise communications appropriate to different audiences
  • Strong attention to detail; accurate and focused
  • Motivated and a self-starter
  • Proactive problem solver

 

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Proficient with Digital media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) is required.
  • Proficient with Multimedia (e.g., video production) is required.

 

To apply, go to www.wellcare.com/aboutus/careers and select the appropriate requisition number:

 

Requisition #1500228/Atlanta, GA

Requisition #1500141/Chicago, IL

Requisition #1500227/Tampa, FL

Contact: Executive Recruiter:  Sue Molennor, sue.molennor@wellcare.com, 813-206-3623 (prefer individuals apply online, but will respond to direct emails or calls)

 

***  From Judith B. Braslow:

 

Ned–

 

Thanks for your help with this Posting:

 

Regards,

 

Judy

 

Judith B. Braslow

Senior Consultant

IQ Solutions, Inc.

 

24.)  MEDIA AND PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST, IQ Solutions, Inc., Rockville, Maryland

 

IQ Solutions, a Rockville, Maryland based health communication and information services firm has an immediate need for a talented media and public relations specialist (Media Specialist 2) with a passion for public health. Ideal candidate will have 2 to 3 years of direct earned media experience (pitching, development of media contact lists, drafting media materials and media plans) or a combination of direct experience generating media and working at a media outlet; experience with media tracking and distribution databases (e.g. Vocus, Lexis, Critical Mention); previous writing experience including blog writing; and an undergraduate degree in communications, journalism or public relations.  Candidate must be detail oriented, a self-starter and have strong communications skills.  Previous experience with client relations or working at a public relations agency desirable.

 

http://iqsolutions.balancetrak.com/MEDIASPECIALIST2

25.)  Head of Corporate Communications, North America (Director), Kaspersky Lab, Woburn, MA

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/29009444

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

  1. Marketing Operations Director, Sungard AS, Wayne, PA

http://jobs.sungardas.com/us/wayne/marketing/jobid6406650-marketing-operations-director

 

27.)  Director of Communication and Strategy, The Episcopal Academy, Newtown Square, PA

 

The Episcopal Academy is currently seeking a Director of Communication and Strategy to lead the strategic process and implementation of all facets of the School’s dynamic communications work. This position will spearhead the innovative and creative thinking to lead the School’s communications efforts forward. The scope of this position includes oversight for all marketing, including both internal and external communication strategy; PR; web site and social media development; all major print publications; and all official school electronic communication to the community. We are looking for a strategic and visionary thinker, an experienced and creative marketer and communicator, and a strong manager to lead a talented Communications team. We are seeking candidates who are strong writers, excellent oral communicators, and strategic thinkers and leaders. This is a senior administrative position at the School.

 

Interested candidates are welcome to apply by emailing their cover letter, writing sample (maximum of 1,000 words) and resume to jobs@episcopalacademy.org or via fax to 484-424-1606 AA/EEO employer.

http://www.episcopalacademy.org/news/detail.aspx?LinkId=4837&ModuleId=23

 

28.)  Internal Communications Professional, De Lage Landen, Wayne, PA

https://www.workingatdelagelanden.com/vacancies/internal-communications-professional/

 

29.)  Communications Director, McKNIGHT FOUNDATION, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/jobs/14513-communications-director

 

30.)  Corporate affairs & Communications Mgr, ΤΟΥΟΤΑ HELLAS ΑΒΕΕ, Athens, Greece

http://gr.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=491ae62276697848

 

***  From Doug Church:

 

Hi Ned,

 

Would you please include our job opening below in the next JOTW?

 

Many thanks.

 

-Doug

 

31.)  Communications Specialist, National Air Traffic Controllers Association, Washington, D.C.

 

Preferred candidate: New college graduate, with work/intern experience in communications; or up to one-year experience post-graduation.

 

Skills and abilities required: Strong writing and organizational skills, with ability to meet tight deadlines and handle multiple assignments; experience or familiarity with Associated Press style a plus.

 

Main responsibilities of the position:

 

— Managing editor of our weekly e-newsletter for NATCA members, the NATCA Insider.

 

— Heavy writing responsibilities, including the Insider, our quarterly NextGen Now e-publication, our public (natca.org) and members websites, special event publications and other assignments.

 

— Coordinator of NATCA’s annual Archie League Medal of Safety Awards Program. Responsibilities include organizing the nominations and working with the selection committee, presenting the winners’ stories in written and online materials and organizing and helping to run the annual awards banquet at our Communicating for Safety conference.

 

— Content updating and editing for both of NATCA’s websites, some daily press clippings report compilation and distribution, and some social media writing and editing.

 

Please send cover letter and resume to: Doug Church, NATCA Director of Communications, dchurch@natcadc.org.

http://www.natca.org/about.aspx?zone=About%20NATCA&pID=4719#p4719

 

***  From Raquel White, who got it from Susan Rink, who got it from Diane Perrino.

 

32.)  Program and Client Relations Manager, Astute Technology, Reston, VA

 

Our eLearning technology company is looking for a self motivated person with excellent project management and communication skills. Will support senior staff with planning and implementation of client projects – conferences and eLearning initiatives.
Requires excellent written and oral communications skills, experience with customer support, drafting sales contracts, strong computer skills (basic project management tools, MS Office, web based applications), conversant with web technology.
Ability to travel within the US up to 6 times per year to support client conferences, including weekends.
This is mid level position. Must have experience with non-profit or commercial accounts.
Candidate must have experience working at a technology firm, be able to function with changing priorities and challenges, and possess strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, and be a motivated self-starter.
Requires working onsite at our Reston, Virginia office.
Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, IT or Communications
Minimum 5 years experience in a professional job after college with non-government company
Qualifications:
Detail oriented, as well as superior organization and multi-tasking skills
Expertise with associations, non-profits and eLearning applications, a plus
Basic HTML and marketing skills are a bonus
Website testing expertise
Jira and Basecamp expertise a bonus
Salary range $50,000 – $65,000

Please contact me if you or anyone you know is interested, thanks!  dperrino@astutetech.com
***  From Kristin Marcell:

 

Below is a job posting that we wanted to request to be posted on the JOTW list. Thank you for your help!

-Kristin

 

Kristin Marcell

SmartMark Communications, LLC

 

33.)  Public Relations Professionals, Account Managers, SmartMark Communications, LLC, Langhorne, PA


Global marketing and public relations company looking to hire seasoned public relations professionals to support the Philadelphia office (Bucks County). We are looking for individuals with excellent communications and writing skills as well as a passion for PR and strategic communications.

Individuals must have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in marketing and public relations as well as:

-Excellent verbal and written communications skills
-Portfolio of writing. Could be press releases, news articles and/or marketing collateral
-Ability to multitask and manage multiple accounts
-Presentation skills
-Knowledge of  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
-Full knowledge of Microsoft Office

Please send a cover letter highlighting industry experience as well as resume and salary requirements to careers@smartmarkglobal.com. Please put in subject line “PR Professional”.

 

34.)  Global Corporate Communications Manager, Evante Group, Dallas, TX

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/38273223

 

***  From Wendy Magus:

 

35.)  Graphic Designer, Kiddie Academy,  Abingdon, Maryland

 

Kiddie Academy®, a national child care franchisor headquartered in Abingdon, Maryland, is seeking a Graphic Designer with 3+ years of experience. This position is responsible for developing and executing creative treatments in accordance with brand standards for marketing print materials (print ads, flyers, FSIs, Direct mail postcards, brochures); electronic sales and training materials (PowerPoint presentations); web based emails and landing pages. Candidate qualifications include:

 

Bachelors degree in art, fine art, design, graphics, mass/multimedia, or comparable program

Proficient working with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Acrobat, Photoshop, InDesign); Web and presentation-based protocols (HTML, XML, Flash, Dreamweaver, Director, JavaScript and PPT); Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Agency background preferred. Camtasia Studio skills a plus.

 

Portfolio required.

 

Our competitive compensation package includes health care benefits, 401k matching and more.  Join a fast growing company that has a strong 30 years track record.  Please email your cover letter and resume in confidence to careers@kiddieacademy.com, Attention Marketing.

 

***  From Whitney Wells Gundersen:

 

Hello Ned,

Would you kindly post our opening for Coordinator, Industry Communications.  Please do not hesitate to contact me with any additional questions.

 

Many, many thanks!

Whitney Wells Gundersen

 

36.)  Coordinator, Industry Communications, U.S. Travel Association, Washington, D.C.

 

U.S. Travel Association seeks a Coordinator, Industry Communications to join its dynamic communications team. The coordinator position requires excellent writing, research, and multimedia skills, and the ability to execute simultaneous projects that support multiple departments. The association is a winner of multiple “Best of” awards for its communications and media relations practices and seeks to continually meet and exceed its efforts.

The ideal candidate must be a Jack or Jill of all trades with: keen attention to detail, impeccable organization, an eagerness to learn, an ability to work well with a team but also independently, a strong desire to contribute to the success of organizational goals and priorities, and a bright personality who fits easily within the association’s culture.

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing and editing organizational communications (email messages, newsletters, printed publications, reports, etc.);
  • Communicating via U.S. Travel’s social media channels and assisting with maintenance of social networks;
  • HTML coding and distribution of communications (press releases, email messages, newsletters, etc.);
  • Scripting and assisting with logistics (videos, PowerPoints, etc.) for select on-site and off-site speeches/events;
  • Maintaining image and video library;
  • Video and photo capturing, creation, editing, and production;
  • Compiling and distributing media scan of daily news clips;
  • Compiling/archiving electronic media clips; and
  • Other duties, as assigned.

 

The ideal candidate will have a degree in Communications, English, Broadcast Journalism or a related field, or a minimum of two years professional experience in communications. Knowledge of the travel industry and public affairs is preferred. Skills desired include: photo and video editing; HTML proficiency; fluency with social media tools; ability to work in CMS; and mastery of Microsoft Office products, especially Word and PowerPoint. Position reports to Director, Industry Communications, but supports larger Communications and Public Affairs team. U.S. Travel Association is located at 1100 New York Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20001.

Please submit your cover letter and résumé to careers@ustravel.org with the job title in the subject line.​

 

***  From Beth Nuttall:

 

37.)  Communications Intern – Spring 2015, National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, Silver Spring, MD

 

Job Description: NMSF is seeking a communications intern to work a minimum of 15 hours per week.  The intern’s primary responsibility will be to assist the NMSF Communications Coordinator with ongoing projects designed to increase public engagement with national marine sanctuaries.

For More Information & How to Applyhttp://www.nmsfocean.org/careers.

 

38.)  Director of Development & Communications, Muso, San Francisco, California

http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/jobs/14437-director-of-development-communications

 

***  Weekly alternative job selections:

 

***  From Mark Sofman:

 

39.)  Ironworker, Cianbro, New York, NY

http://bit.ly/1DnDzqw

 

40.)  Sprinter, Destination Hotels & Resorts, Isle of Palms, SC

http://bit.ly/1DnDCCR

 

41.)  Almond Milk Pasteurizer, Kite HIll/Lyrical Foods, Hayward, CA

http://bit.ly/1DnDOBS

(I thought the final job requirement was fairly obvious, but who knows?)

 

42.)  Seed House Grower, Welby Gardens, Denver, CO

http://bit.ly/1DnE5oE

 

43.)  Banana Ripener, Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc., Forest Park, GA

http://bit.ly/1DnEJCp

 

44.)  Juicer, An Oasis of Healing, Mesa, AZ

http://bit.ly/1DnEZl0

 

45.)  Healthy Eating and Green Mission Specialist, Whole Foods Market, Miami, FL

http://bit.ly/1DnF6Ng

 

46.)  Campaigner – Protest Organizer, PETA, Norfolk, VA

http://bit.ly/1DnFcoi

 

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

010-15   29.01.2015: 0050 LT: Posn: 06:01.2S – 106:55.1E, Tanjung Priok Outer Roads, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Two deck watchmen on routine rounds onboard an anchored bulk carrier noticed two robbers on the forecastle deck. They immediately informed the OOW who raised the alarm and crew mustered. Seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped with their accomplices in their boat. The crew members carried out a thorough search. Nothing stolen. The incident was reported to Port Control via VHF channel 12.

 

009-15   28.01.2015: 0600 LT: Posn: 01:02.5N – 103:39.0E, Around 5.9nm South of Pulau Nipah, Indonesia.

Five robbers boarded a bulk carrier underway, stole ship’s engine spares and escaped. Alarm raised and search initiated. All crew safe.

 

008-15   11.01.2015: 0500 LT: Posn: 03:44N – 004:59E, Around 63nm SW of Bayelsa, Nigeria.

Ten pirates armed with AK47 rifles boarded and hijacked a product tanker and took hostage all nine crew. They transferred the fuel oil cargo to another vessel and two pirates departed with that vessel. The Ghanaian navy dispatched a naval vessel to investigate as the vessel moved into its waters. The naval boarding team arrested the remaining eight pirates. During the incident the crew were mistreated by the pirates.

 

007-15   08.01.2015: 1430 LT: Posn: 01:11N – 103:37E, Around 2.7nm NW of Pulau Nipah, Indonesia.

Robbers in three small boats approached and boarded a barge under tow. They stole some of the cargo and escaped. The tug reported the incident to the Local Authorities.

 

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

 

***  Coffee Mug of the week:  Porto Veneziano Hotel, Chaina, Crete

 

***  Polo-shirt of the week:   National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

 

***  Musical guest artist of the week:   Buffalo Springfield

 

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