JOTW 10-2015

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JOTW 10-2015

March 9, 2015

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This is JOTW newsletter number 1,057

 

“Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.”

– Bruce Lee

 

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***  This week’s Can’t Wait postings:

 

None this week.

 

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***  This week’s top jobs:

 

None this week

 

(See details below)

 

***  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.)  Communication Specialist (Ref: 15-16 CS/IRS/HQ), CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas for Food Security and Income (RTB), nternational Potato Center (CIP), Lima, Peru

2.)  SR. MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, JANNEY MONTGOMERY SCOTT LLC, Philadelphia, PA

3.)  Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Children’s Hospital Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

4.)  PUBLIC RELATIONS MGR, Children’s Hospital Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

5.)  PR & Social Media Expert, THE REPUBLIK, Durham, NC

6.)  Senior Internal Communications Specialist, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD

7.)  Communications Manager I, ISU/Inst For Transport, Ames, Iowa

8.)  Assistant Media Marketing Manager, The Ad Council, New York, New York

9.)  Managing Editor, Mobility Lab, Arlington, Virginia

10.)  Director of Communications & External Relations, ABC – Association of Boards of Certifications, Ankeny, IA

 

11.)  Editorial Intern, Kortlist, New York, NY

12.)  Senior Marketing Communications Specialist – Social Media/ Public Relations/ Advertising, Brother International, Bridgewater, NJ

13.)  Communications Associate, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Boston, MA

14.)  Communications Specialist, Child and Family Services Agency, Washington, Dist. Columbia

15.)  Digital Communications Manager, School of Public Affairs, American University, Washington, DC

16.)  Communication Intern, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK

17.)  Sr. Internal Communications Specialist – Office of Communications, Marketing & Public Affairs. UT Southwestern, Dallas, Texas

18.)  Marketing Communications Assistant – Public Relations & Communications, Fortis Enterprises, Cherry Hill, NJ

19.)  Senior digital strategist with project management experience, Lundquist srl, Milan, Italy

20.)  Director, Marketing & Communications, Brookfield Properties, New York City, NY

 

21.)  Communications CoordinatorLittle League Baseball, Williamsport, PA

22.)  Communications Intern, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

23.)  Creative Director, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pa.

24.)  Visiting Assistant Professor in Digital Journalism (1 Year), Media & Communication Studies, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pa.

25.)  Assistant Director of Athletic Communications- Part Time, Athletic Department, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pa.

26.)  Director of Marketing Programs (ND3.1), NextDocs, Conshohocken, PA

27.)  Communications Officer, The Scarborough Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

28.)  Communications Manager (Part-Time), Lemur Conservation Foundation, Flexible (Manatee County), Florida

29.)  Public Relations Manager, Safe Horizon, NY, NY

30.)  Sr. Director, Executive Communications, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA

 

31.)  Field Organizer, Nonprofit VOTE, Denver, CO or Boston, MA.

 

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report

 

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

http://www.nedsjotw.com/2015/02/16/jotw-07-2015/

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***  One Paragraph Pitch:

 

None this week.

 

***  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!

 

 

***  The 6th National Summit on Strategic Communications returns to Washington, DC on May 4-5, 2015, and we are delighted to announce that the agenda is ready for download – visit http://bit.ly/1Kvt3je to review the latest faculty and program topics.

The 2015 Summit will provide an extensive review of the way communications and public affairs is evolving in the United States and globally, sharing best practices and setting standards for excellence in digital/social marketing, data-driven campaigns, building relationships and engaging key audiences, building effective global teams, communicating across cultures, managing crises, developing predictive techniques and measuring success.

Feel free to book online today at http://bit.ly/1DCWPQF. Be sure to mention JOTW Discount Code (C577JOTW)  to receive an exclusive discount for being a part of our LinkedIn Group – $100 savings off the early-bird rate.

Don’t miss out on these unique features, only available at STRATCOMM2015:

• 100+ of the most senior strategic communications executives – event capped at 130 to ensure maximum interaction!
• Over 25 senior level speakers and a still-expanding speaking faculty
• Industry keynotes from C-Level executives at the United States Army and NASA
• Case studies and panel discussions from leading global corporations
• Single-tracked structure to maximize learning
• 2 full days of practical education
• Unlimited networking opportunities

To learn more about the event, and to see our global faculty list, download the brochure (http://bit.ly/1FaX1bk) or visit the event website (http://strategicsummit.com).

We look forward to seeing you in May in Washington, DC.

Warm Regards,

Bob Grupp
Summit Director
bob@thescli.org

Interested in business development solutions? Contact Andrew Sinetar at +1-212-400-6237 or e-mail asinetar@exlevents.com for more information.

 

 

***  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:

 

March 10-12, Jacksonville, Fla.

 

April 10-12, Auburndale, Massachusetts

 

April 22-27, Los Angeles, Calif.

 

May 13-15, Jakarta / Banyuangi, Indosesia

 

May 19-21, Singapore

 

May 25-26, Kuala Lumpur / Lumet, Malaysia

 

August 3-8, East Lansing, Mich.

 

August 17-19, San Diego, Calif.

 

September 30-1 October, Tokyo, Japan

 

***  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:

 

***  This week’s Top Jobs:

 

***  From Joel Ranck:

 

Hi Ned,

 

Long time no see! I guess you don’t get to Peru all that often and I’m not in DC going to IABC meetings either. Still I have a contribution for the upcoming JOTW. I need a great communicator who wants to see the world. Here’s the listing:

 

Joel

 

1.)  Communication Specialist (Ref: 15-16 CS/IRS/HQ), CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas for Food Security and Income (RTB), nternational Potato Center (CIP), Lima, Peru

 

The International Potato Center (CIP) seeks a highly talented Communication Specialist to drive the internal and external communications activities of the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas for Food Security and Income (RTB).

 

The Program: The CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) is led by the International Potato Center (CIP) with Bioversity International, the International Center for tropical Agriculture (CIAT), the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD) and includes a wide spectrum of research for development stakeholders. This collaboration, with its combined scale and capacity, will increase the ability to advance research, share knowledge, and enhance uptake to increase research and development impacts. The purpose of RTB is to exploit the underutilized potential of root, tuber, and banana crops to improve nutrition and food security and foster greater gender equity especially among some of the world’s most poor and vulnerable populations.

 

The position: The Communication Specialist will be based in Lima, Peru. The successful candidate will be a member of CIP’s Communications team and will report to both the Head of Communications of CIP and the Director of RTB. The principal tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

 

Duties and Accountabilities:

 

  • Support the development and implementation of the RTB communication strategy
  • Coordinate RTB communication efforts in partner Centers, programs, and organizations.
  • Coordinate promotion of the RTB brand and RTB crops, particularly among donors and decision makers.
  • Supervise online content for RTB websites
  • Support preparation of RTB Annual Report, social media, and brand journalism efforts.
  • Contribute communications components to program development in the regions served by RTB.
  • Develop and coordinate RTB and CIP communication plans for external events.
  • Actively collaborate with other Communications team members to execute RTB and CIP communication efforts.

 

Selection Criteria:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) in journalism, communication, marketing or a related area.
  • Five years of professional experience in developing and implementing communication strategies or exemplary communications results in fewer years.
  • Demonstrated experience working with media.
  • Strong and effective use of social media skills.
  • Knowledgeable and familiarity with public relations.
  • Experience with website content management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to work in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams.
  • Proactive approach, with ability to find creative ways to solve problems or exploit potentials.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills in English. Spanish language skills a plus.
  • Experience with international agricultural research for development, CGIAR, and CGIAR Research Programs a plus.

 

Conditions: The employment contract will be for a three-year term (with a three month probation period) with the possibility of renewal, subject to availability of funding. The salary will be internationally competitive, paid in US dollars, and commensurate with experience. CIP prides itself on its collegial and supportive working environment, which allows space for personal and professional growth.

 

Applications: Applicants should apply by email, sending a letter of motivation, a full C.V., and the names and contact information of three referees knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to CIP-Recruitment@cgiar.org. The reference name of the position should be clearly marked on the subject line of the email message. Screening of applications will begin on 03 April, 2015 and will continue until the post is filled. All applications will be acknowledged, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Learn more about RTB by accessing our web site at http://www.rtb.cgiar.org/

CIP is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women and professionals from developing countries are particularly encouraged to apply

– See more at: http://cipotato.org/about-cip/jobs/open-positions/communication-specialist-ref-15-16-csirshq/#sthash.gJNMnPSE.dpuf

 

http://cipotato.org/about-cip/jobs/open-positions/communication-specialist-ref-15-16-csirshq/

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

2.)  SR. MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, JANNEY MONTGOMERY SCOTT LLC, Philadelphia, PA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=145143132

 

3.)  Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Children’s Hospital Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

https://www.chop.edu.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=35443

 

4.)  PUBLIC RELATIONS MGR, Children’s Hospital Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

https://www.chop.edu.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=34977

 

5.)  PR & Social Media Expert, THE REPUBLIK, Durham, NC

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/PR-Social-Media-Expert/149491.html

 

***  From Erica O. Moseley:

 

Hello-

 

Please find attached our job posting that we would like to run in Ned’s JOTW this coming Monday.

 

Thanks so much!
Erica

 

Erica O. Moseley

Human Resources Department

HHMI – Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Chevy Chase, MD

 

6.)  Senior Internal Communications Specialist, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD

 

Job Description

At the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), creativity and excellence are fundamental to our success. As one of the world’s largest philanthropies, HHMI is a major force in advancing biomedical research and science education in the U.S. and abroad. We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Internal Communications Specialist to join our headquarters in Chevy Chase, MD.

This hands-on position will work closely with the director of internal communications to foster awareness of HHMI’s vision and strategic direction across the institute’s complex and diffuse staff. The senior internal communications specialist is responsible for investigating the information needs and perceptions of a range of target audiences, and applying this extensive knowledge of internal stakeholders to effectively communicate various internal change initiatives. This person works to facilitate collaboration within the institute and improve employee engagement and alignment.

The senior internal communications specialist will create consistent and high-quality internal communications that convey relevant change management issues and employee engagement activities. This person also will create and share materials that enable HHMI leadership to communicate organizational efforts to their respective teams.

This position calls for a person who can work well as part of a team. The successful candidate listens well, independently identifying information that HHMI employees need to feel connected and informed. This work is collaborative in nature and requires someone who is confident, open, adaptable, discreet, organized and high-energy. Finally, the senior internal communications specialist receives assignments that implement the strategic direction of the director of internal communications and head of communications. In all of this work, a respect for, and sincere interest in, our employees is paramount.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of internal stakeholders’ needs, preferences, and perceptions, and apply this knowledge to increase communications effectiveness.
  • Identify, monitor and engage with internal audiences around key issues.
  • Develop an understanding of HHMI’s programmatic and operational activities, and of the flow of information between departments and groups, to better support information sharing across the institute.
  • In partnership with the director of internal communications, develop and implement strategic communications plans to help internal clients identify and meet the needs of various stakeholders. This includes writing news articles, talking points, leader communications, video scripts, Frequently Asked Questions, intranet content, etc.
  • Support change management initiatives by facilitating outreach to stakeholders by leaders and subject matter experts (e.g., through surveys, focus groups, and other active listening. techniques) and identifying the appropriate communication channels for different stakeholder groups at various stages of change.
  • Develop strategies and programs to enhance employees’ ability to collaborate with one another, connect with leadership, and share and access information.
  • Write, edit, and publish a broad range of electronic and print materials to inform and engage employees.
  • Ensure consistency of internal messaging, both in writing and design, while allowing individual “voices” to come through. Create simple, transparent, empathetic, and readable communications to ensure employees can easily and quickly understand content.
  • Consistently set, communicate, and adhere to expectations for project scoping, including collaboration, creative process, goals, strategies, and timing.
  • Assist the director of internal communications in the development and maintenance of an editorial calendar and other key strategic tools, as requested, to implement, evaluate, and evolve internal communications.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Other duties, as needed.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in communications, change management, public relations or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a similar position, with demonstrated success.

Skills and Abilities

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in a team environment with diverse stakeholders, using a flexible, adaptable interpersonal approach. Ability to maintain composure and productivity in projects with multiple owners. Ability to develop trust and credibility with a wide range of staff. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Previous experience creating and implementing communications plans.
  • Previous experience developing and implementing stakeholder engagement strategies.
  • Excellent critical thinking and strategic skills necessary to understand organizational dynamics and tailor communications accordingly. Good judgment.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills that reflect an ability to clarify and simplify complicated issues and technical subject matter, with a versatility in tone and technique, depending on the author and/or audience.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong project management, organizational, and time-management skills. This includes being responsive, communicative, and consistent.
  • Must demonstrate success and comfort in working with scientists, academic researchers, or similar professionals in a high-caliber, intellectual environment.
  • Must believe in, and respect, HHMI’s mission.
  • Must be able to identify and work toward outcomes, not outputs, with an approach that prioritizes both customer service and creativity.
  • Compassion, curiosity, energy, enthusiasm, flexibility, patience, self-motivation and teamwork.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Multimedia experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with, or willingness to learn, basic/limited content management skills.

HHMI is an intellectually demanding, results-oriented organization with excellent salaries and benefits. Please submit a resume and a cover letter that includes salary requirements and highlights elements of your experience, skills, and/or personality that make you a good fit for the position.

To apply, please click on the link below:

https://hhmi-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=141&company_id=16908&version=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=992367&aid=1

 

7.)  Communications Manager I, ISU/Inst For Transport, Ames, Iowa

http://www.careerbuilder.com/jobseeker/jobs/jobdetails.aspx?job_did=JHV024765B8W3YJF44G

 

8.)  Assistant Media Marketing Manager, The Ad Council, New York, New York

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Assistant-Media-Marketing-Manager/149609.html

 

***  From Bernie Wagenblast’s TCN newsletter:

 

9.)  Managing Editor, Mobility Lab, Arlington, Virginia

http://mobilitylab.org/2015/03/05/managing-editor/

 

10.)  Director of Communications & External Relations, ABC – Association of Boards of Certifications, Ankeny, IA

http://www.careerbuilder.com/jobseeker/jobs/jobdetails.aspx?job_did=JHN7JS617XDKVQY6PZX

 

11.)  Editorial Intern, Kortlist, New York, NY

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Editorial-Intern/149624.html

 

12.)  Senior Marketing Communications Specialist – Social Media/ Public Relations/ Advertising, Brother International, Bridgewater, NJ

http://jobview.monster.com/Senior-Marketing-Communications-Specialist-Social-Media-Public-Relations-Advertising-Job-Bridgewater-NJ-US-145945806.aspx

 

***  From Ceantel G. Brathwaite, PHR, CDR:

 

Good Afternoon,
We would like the position below listed in the JOTW.  Thank you!

 

Ceantel G. Brathwaite, PHR, CDR

Staffing Strategist

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Boston, MA

 

13.)  Communications Associate, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Boston, MA

Please apply at www.bostonfed.org/careers job # 240278

https://frb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=240278&lang=en

 

14.)  Communications Specialist, Child and Family Services Agency, Washington, Dist. Columbia

 

Preference given to those applicants who have earned the Accredited Business Communicator designation.

 

CFSA seeks an expert communicator to support purposeful change and brand journalism in a fast-paced environment of steady demands and high expectations. The selected candidate will work as a Communications Specialist in the Office of Public Information (OPI), Office of the Director, Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA). This position is a senior expert in the development and review of complex, sensitive, or original communication strategies and materials.

 

  • Manages communication projects from inception to final project through all standard steps including research, planning, execution, and evaluation.
  • In support of agency and program requirements, formulates key messages and writes copy for various audiences and media. Desktop publishes basic flyers and fact sheets.
  • Reviews and edits communications drafted by others for accuracy and quality.
  • Provides communication support for agency events such as community briefings and recognition ceremonies.
  • Evaluates vendor proposals and provides recommendations to department leadership. Oversees vendors in providing quality products.
  • Responds to questions and requests from the public and other interested groups on the most sensitive or complex issues pertaining to the agency. Drafts and prepares responses to inquiries from interested groups and the general public concerning policies and activities of public involvement.

Pursuant to the provisions of Title I of the Child and Youth Safety and Health Omnibus Amendment Act of 2004 (Act), effective April 13, 2005 (D.C. Law 15-353, D.C. Official Code Sub Section 1-620.31 et seq.) Title II of the Child and Youth, Safety and Health Omnibus Amendment Act of 2004 (Act), effective April 13, 2005 (D.C. Law 15-353; D.C. Official Code Sub Section 4-1501.01 et seq.), this position has been identified and designated as a safety-sensitive position subject to mandatory drug and alcohol testing. If tentatively selected for the safety-sensitive position, you will be required to submit to drug testing prior to appointment, and appointment to the position will be contingent upon a negative drug test result. Once hired into a safety-sensitive position, you shall be subject to mandatory random testing.  The incumbent in this position is required to undergo and successfully pass a criminal background investigation and drug test as mandated by Title II of the Child and Youth Health and Safety Omnibus Act of 2004. The incumbent will be required to take random drug test.

 

Job Requirements

 

Qualifications

  • Must have top-notch writing and customer service skills. Strong ability to identify positive stories and the meaningful angle in agency activities. Some desktop publishing experience a must. Photo, video, and social media skills desirable.

 

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

 

  • Work Experience: At least five (5) years of related work experience.   Preference given to those applicants who have earned the Accredited Business Communicator designation.

 

APPLY FOR THIS JOB

Contact Person:                Chantel Harris

Email Address:  chantel.harris@dc.gov

Phone: 202.724.7407

Apply URL:          http://cfsa.in.dc.gov/

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/22281799

 

15.)  Digital Communications Manager, School of Public Affairs, American University, Washington, DC

https://jobs.american.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=4546

 

16.)  Communication Intern, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Communication-Intern/149617.html

 

17.)  Sr. Internal Communications Specialist – Office of Communications, Marketing & Public Affairs. UT Southwestern, Dallas, Texas

http://jobview.local-jobs.monster.com/Sr-Internal-Communications-Specialist-Office-of-Communications-Marketing-Public-Affairs-Job-Dallas-TX-US-147159366.aspx

 

18.)  Marketing Communications Assistant – Public Relations & Communications, Fortis Enterprises, Cherry Hill, NJ

http://jobview.monster.com/Marketing-Communications-Assistant-Public-Relations-Communications-Job-Cherry-Hill-NJ-US-146112095.aspx

 

19.)  Senior digital strategist with project management experience, Lundquist srl, Milan, Italy

 

Lundquist is growing and our projects are becoming more complex. We are therefore looking to hire a senior digital strategist with strong project management capabilities to join our team in Milan. If your profile matches the

following prerequisites, please send us your CV, a cover letter and a few recent professional references and we will get back to you:

Prerequisites:

  • 5-10 years’ experience in digital communications, preferably in an agency
  • Consolidated experience in managing complex digital projects for large companies
  • Proven capabilities in developing digital strategies and user experience
  • Business development skills (pitch management and presentations)
  • Experience in managing project teams and growing more junior profiles in the company

Autonomous

Plus:

  • International experience and fluent English or German
  • Knowledge about corporate and financial communications
  • Research skills

 

Compensation: to be defined based on experience and capabilities

Timing: We will hire when we find the right candidate. Once the position has been filled we will communicate this on this space.

 

http://www.lundquist.it/careers

 

20.)  Director, Marketing & Communications, Brookfield Properties, New York City, NY

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/47433904

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

21.)  Communications CoordinatorLittle League Baseball, Williamsport, PA

 

Little League Baseball, the world’s premier youth sports non-profit, is hiring a full time exempt Communications Coordinator to work as part of the communications team in the planning and execution of print and electronic communications/marketing materials. This position is full time, working primarily Monday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM at our Administration Offices in North central Pennsylvania. Must be willing relocate. Qualified candidates should send their resume with cover letter to cneff@littleleague.org. E/O/E.

 

The primary duties and responsibilities of the job: Reporting to the Senior Communications Executive, this position will be responsible for Project Management, Writing/Editing, and assisting with Media Relations, Social Media Outreach, and more:

 

  • Project Management is the primary duty of this position involving start to finish scheduling of communication projects with entire organization while meeting deadlines. Must develop and maintain system to track project completion. Assist in identifying and eliminating barriers to successfully complete projects by deadlines.
  • Writing process-driven communications, print publications, and social media content, and managing changes and updates to all.
  • Editing own work and the work of others, to include re-writing when necessary.
  • Fact-checking, grammar-checking, proofreading, copy editing including final approval of proofs to press.
  • Ensuring a consistent look, message, and branding across all communications.
  • Working closely with all departments on group communication projects, supporting meeting coordination, and editing.
  • Overseeing the purchasing/ordering of communications/event related items and publications.
  • Develop media contacts and media outreach and coordination

 

Qualifications:

 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, Business or related field required. Equivalent breadth of experience may satisfy this requirement.

Related work experience: Some related experience required. Two years’ related experience preferred.

 

Special skills and knowledge:

 

  • Requires outstanding organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Requires at least 50 WPM typing skills with accuracy.
  • Familiarity with the basic principles of graphic design and the ability to assist in basic design projects.
  • Requires solid knowledge of social media.
  • Proficiency in desktop publishing, printing, and binding operations. Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, highly desired.
  • Proficiency in MS Office: Word, Excel, and Access. Have knowledge of AS400 preferred.
  • Knowledge of project management software a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and take initiative in creating new content for social media site and publications, while also maintaining a collaborative relationship with other staff and outside vendors.
  • Demonstrated abilities as a writer are required, conveying complex subject matter to a general audience in the appropriate style of the organization.
  • The candidate must be organized, detail-oriented, and adept at juggling multiple assignments to meet deadlines.
  • Writing samples will be requested.
  • Must be a team player with personable demeanor.

 

Little League International Complex

Contact: Carol Neff, Director of Human Resources

Little League International

539 US Route 15 Highway, P.O. Box 3485

Williamsport, PA 17701-0485

(570) 326-1921

employment@LittleLeague.org

http://www.littleleague.org/learn/about/employment.htm

 

22.)  Communications Intern, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

 

Position Description:

We are looking for a non-paid intern to work part-time, twice weekly during the Spring semester in the Communications Office.

Responsibilities:

* Assist with writing and proofing of short pieces for the College magazine

* Assist with writing and posting news or calendar items to the website and the College

* social media pages

* Assist with generating story ideas

* Assist with photography at events and in the classroom

* Assist in developing and updating public relations resource manuals (media contact list, PR packets) and writing occasional press releases and calendar announcements.

* Perform other administrative tasks as necessary including filing newspaper clippings, preparing media reports, organizing periodical inventories, faxing of media releases, and reviewing newspapers, magazines and blogs for Moore mentions.

Qualifications:

* Must be actively enrolled in or a recent graduate of a university public relations, marketing, communications, advertising, journalism, English or other related program

* Ability to undertake basic public relations writing assignments, such as press releases, calendar announcements and public service announcements

* Understanding of basic media relations skills

* Ability to interact professionally with students, faculty and staff

* Good judgment

* Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

* Knowledge of Photoshop preferred but not required

* Knowledge of Cision a plus

* Good communications and time management skills

* Ability to work in a fast-paced office

Education Level: current student or bachelor’s degree

 

To Apply Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Michele Cohen, Assistant Director of Communications, Moore College of Art & Design, 20th Street and The Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1179; or email mcohen@moore.edu.

 

23.)  Creative Director, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pa.

 

Job Description:

In this new position, the Creative Director will conceptualize and develop visually-compelling design solutions for the college’s most visible marketing materials. This individual will think creatively and unconventionally, enjoy collaboration and champion a consistent brand across all print, web and digital platforms. The Creative Director will also appreciate the unique characteristics of the upcoming generation, and have insight into what motivates and compels them.

Ursinus College’s national reputation is on the rise. It continues to be among one of 40 “Colleges that Change Lives,” and was ranked #32 this past September by The New York Times as one of the nation’s “Most Economically Diverse Top Colleges” for its commitment to accessibility.

Responsibilities: The Creative Director will be a graphic designer leading the design and development of high-profile materials for admissions, advancement, alumni affairs and other key stakeholders. The individual will also act as a consultant to internal clients, making recommendations and providing feedback to campus partners responsible for department-level marketing efforts. The ability to build and maintain relationships is important; this is a high visibility position that will have to balance many requests in a cordial, confident and straightforward manner.

  • Directs the visual branding of the college and works to oversee the re-positioning of all college creative beginning with the 2015-2016 academic year. This person will ensure the Ursinus brand and identity is carried forward, across all materials, in a cohesive and contemporary manner.
  • Designs marketing and editorial materials WITH BOTH print and digital formats in mind, allowing us to repackage content creatively and effectively.
  • Maintains a high proficiency in all current design software (particularly Adobe Creative Suite: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop). Working ability of HTML/CSS and digital publishing experience a plus.
  • Stays informed on emerging technologies, industry trends and best practices, and communicates those developments in an enthusiastic and inspiring manner.
  • Proactively manages the design resources and workflow of communications projects to make sure that all deadlines are met with high quality work that builds the Ursinus brand.
  • Communicate progress to clients, vendors and team members to ensure project success and to keep project on track.

Personal Attributes: This individual will be a team-player who appreciates the value of the liberal arts. We’re looking for a graphic designer who can develop best practices, is open to ideas, is forward-thinking and WHO LIKES TO HAVE FUN. The individual must be personable and positive, scrappy and willing to challenge current conventions—exhibiting a strong design foundation and “design-thinking” abilities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or Fine Arts or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Five to seven years’ experience
  • Well versed in the design principles for both print and web materials
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced working environment with a high volume of design requests requiring quick turnaround time.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with a proven record of meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to provide financially sound design options
  • This position requires exceptional graphic design skills and the ability to master rapidly changing technologies with the expectation that training in new software and/or technologies will be provided.
  • This position also requires an online portfolio showcasing both print and digital executions.

Ursinus College is an AA/EO Employer.  Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law with respect to all aspects of employment.

Salary, Hours, Benefits: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

 

How to Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, a resume, and three references via email to: hr@ursinus.edu (Human Resources Office).  We will review applications as received and will continue to do so until the position is filled.

https://www.ursinus.edu/live/profiles/1486-creative-director/templates/details/profiles-jobs.php

 

24.)  Visiting Assistant Professor in Digital Journalism (1 Year), Media & Communication Studies, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pa.

https://www.ursinus.edu/live/profiles/1485-visiting-assistant-professor-in-digital-journalism/templates/details/profiles-jobs.php

 

25.)  Assistant Director of Athletic Communications- Part Time, Athletic Department, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pa.

https://www.ursinus.edu/live/profiles/1439-assistant-director-of-athletic-communications-/templates/details/profiles-jobs.php

 

26.)  Director of Marketing Programs (ND3.1), NextDocs, Conshohocken, PA

 

Job Description:

At NextDocs, we are looking for highly motivated, dedicated and talented individuals who will be able to contribute significantly to the success of the company while receiving tremendous opportunities for professional growth and development.

 

The successful Director of Marketing Programs (Demand Generation) candidate should have 5+ years of experience within the area of outbound marketing programs, demand generation and lead management with the goal to drive new customer acquisition.  A proven track record of success in a leadership role within a B2B software or technology company is desired. Those with experience at a company selling into the Life Sciences Industry such as Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Medical Device, Generics, and CRO’s are highly desirable.

 

Specific Roles and Responsibilities

 

This person will be responsible for managing day-to-day aspects of marketing communications, marketing programs and lead generation, including executing web-based lead generation campaigns, developing content for the website and marketing programs, and supporting field events.  Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Lead overall integrated campaign strategy and plans, outlining key marketing themes, messages, and offers and mediums for promotions throughout the year.
  • Develop compelling and consistent marketing messages and copy to support company branding, lead generation and customer/prospect awareness efforts
  • Develop a content pipeline to fuel program growth
  • Execute cost-effective, multi-channel demand generation programs.
  • Produce large volumes of high-quality leads for multiple solutions across multiple geographies while operating under a constrained budget
  • Manage deliverables to produce thought leadership webcasts. Develop timelines, coordinate deliverables with marketing partners, and work with analysts, customers, and NextDocs speakers to produce content.
  • Support field events program, including event research, pre- and post-follow up activities, onsite booth management and sales activities, speaking opportunities, advertising and logistics.
  • Manage search engine pay-per-click program to optimize awareness and lead capture
  • Collaborate with PR, creative services, product management, alliances, and sales to ensure that marketing projects are effectively executed according to plan.
  • Work with website development team to SEO optimize website
  • Build and manage house list
  • Build lead nurturing program
  • Measure campaign and program effectiveness and continually improve the ROI of our marketing efforts.
  • Effectively collaborate with a broad, geographically dispersed team from product marketing, inside sales, and PR to support programs.
  • Communicate with marketing, senior leadership, and sales management on an ongoing basis regarding new and nurtured lead performance results, current initiatives, and course corrections being taken.
  • Work closely with the Sales and Business Development teams to ensure all leads are correctly routed and followed up on in a timely manner.

 

Click here to submit your résumé to this position: https://nextdocscareers.hua.careernetondemand.hrdpt.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=256

 

27.)  Communications Officer, The Scarborough Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

http://jobs.iabc.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=65&job=21134493

 

28.)  Communications Manager (Part-Time), Lemur Conservation Foundation, Flexible (Manatee County), Florida

http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/jobs/15269-communications-manager-part-time?utm_medium=email&utm_source=pnd&utm_campaign=pndjob20150305

 

***  From Roselle Poe-Pore:

 

29.)  Public Relations Manager, Safe Horizon, NY, NY

 

Safe Horizon is the nation’s leading victim assistance organization and each year serves over 250,000 people who have been touched by violence by helping victims of crime and abuse through their crises. Recognized as a leader responding to the changing needs of its clients, Safe Horizon is sought after for its expertise on issues of violence and victimization in the City, the state and across the country. Its programs are woven into the fabric of New York City: in community based offices; domestic violence shelters; courts; and police precincts. Whether responding to child abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking or other violent crimes, Safe Horizon helps victims and their families heal and rebuild their lives. Safe Horizon’s $50 million budget and staff of 580 employees supports a variety of program services including running a 24-hour hotline, providing safe shelter and food, and giving assistance through the legal process. Safe Horizon also provides supportive services such as mental health counseling and case management, as well as advocating on issues dealing with domestic violence and child abuse.

 

Safe Horizon’s public relations manger will work on efforts that stand to make a profound difference in the lives of victims of violence across the New York region, the country and the world. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to lead, implement and provide counsel for Safe Horizon’s public relations program which has the goals of increasing awareness of the agency’s mission, promoting events and initiatives, managing media outreach and crisis communications, all in close collaboration with colleagues throughout the organization.

 

Key to this position will be the proven ability to increase share of voice in local, national and international media sectors. The ideal person will demonstrate the ability to be a keen monitor of issues that stand to impact the agency, to anticipate and provide environmental analysis of opportunities and problems in a way that is proactive, timely and constructive. This role requires innovative thinking, influential connections and superior talents to successfully advocate for a lifesaving cause.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop reactive and proactive external public relations and media outreach that entails developing strategic and tactical communications plans to increase the visibility and stature of the agency, its key executives and experts.
  • Cultivate strategic media relationships and work closely with key media influencers, reporters, journalists, producers, and editors to ensure Safe Horizon is the go-to expert and is sought on issues of importance to the agency.
  • Develop a multilingual speaker’s bureau program that positions organizational leaders as industry experts.
  • Identify newsworthy trends and stories to pitch to the media and assume direct responsibility for generating content needed for this work such as–but not limited to–press releases, OpEds, key messages and talking points.
  • Develop and implement framework for securing media partnerships for event and campaign sponsorships and collaboration.
  • Serve as an official spokesperson for Safe Horizon.
  • Provide counsel and preparation to senior management and other spokespeople for interviews with local, national, and international media.
  • Spearhead the overall creation and design of policies and procedures for media relations.
  • Collaborate in the development and management of a celebrity program.
  • Coordinate public relations planning with social media agenda to achieve seamless ecosystem of external communications execution.

 

PRIOR EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EDUCATION

  • Minimum 5 years of multicultural experience managing public and media relations, preferably in an aggressive advocacy/fundraising environment, or non-profit human service organization.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, PR, journalism, or a related discipline required.
  • Savvy media expert with strong media contacts and a track record of securing sustained proactive placements.
  • Impeccable editing skills, plus excellent analytical and persuasive written and verbal communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to shape the story and manage the message in media communications.
  • Demonstrated success securing day-to-day, event, campaign and thought leader press coverage.
  • Experience creating visibility plans and integrating these with marketing strategy.
  • Proven relationships with journalists writing about social services locally and nationally.
  • Experience integrating varied communications channels (new media and website) into media strategy.
  • Understanding of publicity that enhances advocacy and fundraising goals.
  • Demonstrated success developing and managing public awareness campaigns.
  • Strategic thinking and proven experience developing and executing on original ideas; ability to proactively identify communications opportunities and develop supporting programs.
  • Proven track record of success working independently with an ability to excel in a fast-paced environment with controversial issues and changing priorities.
  • Have a positive team approach to working with internal and external partners.
  • Proven track record developing strong, positive relationships with targeted press.
  • Excellent presence, with the ability to quickly gain the respect of the senior leadership team and emerge as a strategic counselor and advisor.
  • Proven collaboration and leadership skills.
  • Media training and spokesperson mentoring experience.
  • Excellent people-management skills with demonstrated success making meaningful connections with staff across large local organization with national reputation, and in managing programs, staff, and/or volunteers and interns.
  • Knowledge of issues facing victims of violence with experience working with vulnerable populations.

 

Desirable skills

  • Bilingual (fluent in spoken and written form) in language of a major New York ethnic group, other than English.
  • Thorough understanding of computer and systems for preparing reports and overseeing operations.

 

All prospective job candidates must meet screening requirements, which may include a background check, credit check, finger printing and State Central Registry clearance.

 

If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me.  I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment

Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes, sexual orientations, national origins, and  disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses.

 

Contact:

Allen Gruenhut

Senior Director of Benefits & Compensation

Allen.gruenhut@safehorizon.org

212-577-1286

 

30.)  Sr. Director, Executive Communications, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/26977564?trk=jserp_job_details_text

 

***  Weekly alternative job selections:

 

From Lindsey Hodel:

 

To Whom It May Concern,

 

I am hoping you are able to post the attached job posting on your Jobs of the Week circulation. Thank you very much for your assistance.

 

Sincerely,

 

Lindsey Hodel

National Field Director

Nonprofit VOTE

Boston MA

 

31.)  Field Organizer, Nonprofit VOTE, Denver, CO or Boston, MA

 

Nonprofit VOTE partners with America’s nonprofits to help the people they serve participate and vote – with the goal of closing participation gaps among populations underrepresented in the political process. To do this, Nonprofit VOTE provides training and resources for community-based nonprofits and social service agencies to incorporate effective and tested nonpartisan voter engagement into their ongoing services and activities. Nonprofit VOTE has expanded to include more than 110 well-known national and state nonprofit partners, representing over 65,000 community-based nonprofit service providers across the nation.

 

Position Summary

 

Nonprofit VOTE’s States program coordinates field-based activities in partnership with local and state human service nonprofits. Nonprofit VOTE seeks additional field and training staff to support its States program. This position will play a key role in providing voter engagement support to Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community health centers as part of a 3-year project. This position is full time and may be based in Denver, CO or Boston, MA.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Work with partner organizations to develop and implement voter registration, education, and engagement programs with community health centers in AAPI communities, and other nonpartisan nonprofits in their region.

▪ Organize and lead participatory, on-site trainings for partner organizations on how to effectively conduct voter registration and education activities.

▪ Provide ongoing coaching and phone support to partner organizations to troubleshoot difficulties and ensure smooth implementation of voter engagement activities.

▪ Assist partner organizations with program planning and goal setting, utilizing standardized templates and tools.

▪ Track and report metrics to determine impact of the project and various voter registration, education, and engagement strategies.

▪ Oversee data management and entry of voter information collected by partners.

▪ Administrative support as needed.

▪ Participate in team meetings and work collaboratively with other staff nationwide.

▪ Frequent out-of-state travel required.

Desired Skills and Qualifications

  • At least three to five years of civic engagement, community outreach, electoral, grassroots advocacy, or organizing experience.
  • Skills, comfort, and enthusiasm building new relationships and approaching new partners both via phone and in-person
  • An engaging and participatory trainer, with experience leading group training sessions and workshops.
  • Skills in collaborative project planning and management, and an ability to conduct site visits with partners to develop project plans.
  • Ability to determine project success against measurables, and problem solve when projects are off track.
  • A strong work ethic and ability to work independently.
  • Enthusiasm for travel and ability to travel to other states.
  • Good planning skills and ability to manage logistics.
  • Good team player.
  • Experience working within diverse communities, particularly Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Bilingual skills a plus.
  • People of color strongly encouraged to apply.

 

To Apply

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Health care benefits covered at 100%. Please send a cover letter and resume to Lindsey Hodel, National Field Director, at lindsey@nonprofitvote.org.  The deadline to apply is March 31st.

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

031-15   03.03.2015: 0425 LT: Posn: Apapa Berth No.9, Lagos, Nigeria

Eight robbers boarded a berthed reefer ship. Ship’s security watch spotted the robbers and raised the alarm. Seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped empty handed.

 

030-15   25.01.2015: 0655 LT: Posn: 10:10.7N – 107:02.1E, Vung Tau Anchorage, Vietnam.

Duty officer onboard an anchored bulk carrier noticed a small fishing boat approaching the ship. He alerted the duty AB who noticed the boat slowly moving away from the ship. As he continued his deck patrol he noticed five robbers stealing ship’s stores. Seeing the approaching AB the robbers chased him with long pipes and knives. The AB retreated into the accommodation, secured it, informed the duty officer who raised the alarm and crew mustered. Seeing the alerted crew, the robbers escaped. Upon inspection, it was reported that stores from the paint locker were stolen. Port Control was informed and the Harbour Master boarded the ship for investigation.

 

***  Ball cap of the week: USS Cochrane (DDG 21)

 

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

 

***  T-shirt of the week:   Waterfront High School Athletic Dept. – Pearl Harbor, hawaii

 

***  Musical guest artist of the week:   Arcade Fire

 

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