JOTW 14-2018


National Summit on Strategic Communications

May 7-8, 2018

American University, Washington, DC

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JOTW 14-2018

April 2, 2018

This is JOTW newsletter number 1,746


“Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.”

– Will Rogers


This edition of JOTW comes to you from Springfield, Virginia.


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***  This week’s Can’t Wait postings:


None this week.


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***  This week’s Top Job:


None this week.


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***  If you find out about a job opportunity in communications, send it to me (,   and I’ll share it with the JOTW network.


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***  One Paragraph Pitch:


None this week.


***  Send your One Paragraph Pitch submissions to   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!


***  New JOTW Survey Identifies the Hottest Trends in PR and Corporate Communications


The 2018 JOTW Communication Survey was conducted in partnership with Sword and Script Public Relations.


Survey: Communicators pinpoint the hottest trends and tactics

By Robby Brumberg

Ragan’s PR Daily


Please let me know what you think about this survey and the results.  You can contact me at


***  From Kim Plyler:



Edward “Ned” Lundquist Discusses the Importance of Communication Across the Globe



***  National Summit on Strategic Communications


May 7-8, 2018

American University, Washington, DC


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***  IABC World Conference:


3-6 June 2017

Montreal, Quebec, Canada


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


13 April                                                 Singapore

17 April                                                 Malaysia

25 April                                                 Taiwan

May 9-14                                             Seattle, WA/Athol, ID

May 30-31                                           Ottawa, Canada

June 2-3                                               Montreal, PQ, Canada

June 4-8                                               Chania, Crete, Greece

June 21-29                                          Vienna, Austria

Jul 30-Aug 4                                        Bloomington, IN

Aug 21-23                                            San Diego, CA

Aug 27-29                                            San Diego, CA

Sept 25-27                                           Rotterdam, Netherlands

Oct 9-10                                               Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


***  Your Very Next Step!



Your Very Next Step newsletter for January / February 2018


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***  Here are you JOTW job opportunities for this week:


1.)  Corporate Communications Intern, Vidyo, Hackensack, NJ


2.)  Marketing Communication Senior Executive, Eastern Decorator Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


3.)  Director of Corporate Communications, Global Supply Chain, Levi Strauss, San Francisco, CA–Global-Supply-Chain_R-30476


4.)  Corporate Communications Administrative Assistant – Senior, Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, VA


***  From Susan Burnell, APR:


My alma mater, the University of South Florida, is seeking a new Communications and Marketing Officer in the College of Arts and Sciences.


With cheer,




Susan H. Burnell, APR

Imagination Ink – Business Writing and Public Relations

Houston, TX


5.)  Communications and Marketing Officer, Academic Affairs-College of Arts and Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL


Position Summary:  The Communications and Marketing Officer is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of a comprehensive communication and marketing plan focused on enhancing the visibility and reputation of the College of Arts and Sciences. The Communications and Marketing Officer is a professional communicator role requiring training and experience in oral and written communication. Writing assignments include the preparation of copy and design elements for marketing and promotional materials in print and digital formats. Responsibilities may include development and presentation of content for use in print publications, radio, television, websites, and various multimedia formats. The position will serve as the media contact for the College and may be called upon to make presentations to internal and external audiences. The Communications and Marketing Officer writes and/or edits marketing and promotional materials such as brochures, flyers, online and multimedia content, as well as news releases and media alerts. This job reports to the Associate Dean for Communication, Community and Global Engagement.  Position Number: 00005571.


6.)  Director Digital Communication, American Cleaning Institute, Washington, Dist. Columbia


7.)  Mid-Level Communications Associate, Reingold, Inc., Alexandria, VA, US


8.)  Publications and Communications Coordinator, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Chicago, IL


***  From Sue Klima:


9.)  Communications Specialist, Akoya, Falls Church, VA


We are currently seeking a Communications Specialist to work as part of a team of contractors supporting the Department of Defense’s Defense Health Agency in Falls Church, Virginia


Seeking an ambitious professional with 3 to 5 years of communications experience to create content and products around various health and policy topics related to the Department of Defense. This individual will work closely with a Communications Strategist to communicate to various audiences about critical Defense Health Agency initiatives. Products developed will include presentations, talking points, social media messages and web content. The qualified candidate will be detail-oriented with strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills and have the ability to coordinate, prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 to 5 years of communications work experience
  • Health care or Department of Defense experience a plus
  • Metrics experience in a government or nonprofit setting a plus.


Please submit resumes to:   No phone calls accepted


10.)  Corporate Communications & Media Coordinator, Federal-Mogul Corporation, Southfield, MI


11.)  Director, Internal Communications, International Justice Mission, Washington, D. C.


12.)  Director of Communications, National Association of Federally Impacted Schools, WASHINGTON, D.C.


13.)  Vice President, Marketing, Organogenesis, Canton, Massachusetts


14.)  Manager, Leadership Communications, Eaton, Moon Township, PA


16.)  Internal Communications Leader, General Electric, Niskayuna, NY


17.)  Communications Lead, PROTO3000, Vaughan, ON, CANADA


18.)  Director, Corporate Communications, Audentes Therapeutics, San Francisco, CA


19.)  Account Supervisor, Consumer Lifestyle, MWW, New York, NY


20.)  Account Supervisor – NJ, MWW, East Rutherford, NJ—nj/job


21.)  Account Executive, Corporate Communications, MWW, New York, NY


22.)  Senior Manager P&CB Communications, RCB, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


23.)  Senior Communications Specialist, RBC, Minneapolis, Minnesota


24.)  Communications Advisor, RBC, City of London, United Kingdom


25.)  Manager, Corporate Communications, Del Monte Foods, Inc., Walnut Creek, CA


26.)  Communications Manager, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, Arlington, Virginia


27.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Rumpke, Columbus, OH


28.)  Corporate Communications Associate, First Tech Federal Credit Union, Beaverton, OR


29.)  Communications Manager, Deotur Gold, Toronto, ON, Canada


30.)  Senior Corporate Communications Associate, The Wills Group, La Plata, MD


31.)  Marketing & Communications Manager, Chiropractic First Group (M’sia) Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


32.)  Manager, Corporate Communications, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA


33.)  Associate Director, Internal Communications, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA


34.)  Corporate Communications Intern, SQZ Biotechnologies, Watertown, MA



35.)  Senior Copywriter cum Marketing / PR Communications Executive, Q-dees Worldwide Edusystems (M) Sdn Bhd., Selangor, Malaysia


36.)  Communications Assistant, Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois, Springfield, Illinois


37.)  Communications Writer and Social Media Specialist, Christian Brothers Services, Romeoville, IL


38.)  Communications Assistant, National Association of Attorneys General, Washington, DC


39.)  Director, Public Relations and Social Media, Munchkin, Inc., Van Nuys, California


40.)  Director, Corporate Communications,, Seattle, WA


41.)  Analyst Relations Lead, Corporate Communications, Micro Focus, Sunnyvale, CA


42.)  Communications Manager, Factual, Los Angeles, CA


43.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, MARCOMM, Saint Paul, MN




45.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, K2M, Inc., Leesburg, VA


46.)  Assistant Marcom Manager, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


***  From Bill Seiberlich:


47.)  Senior Communications Consultant (6-8 months), DLL, Wayne, PA


48.)  Public Relations / Social Media Intern & Student Campbassador, Liberty Lake Day Camp, Bordentown, NJ


Job Description: Spend your summer honing your PR skills while promoting one of the region’s most spectacular day camps, Liberty Lake located in Bordentown, NJ (Exit 52 off 295).

As our PR intern and summer “campbasador,” you will be responsible for helping to publicize all the fun and frivolity throughout our beautiful campus. We are looking for someone who enjoys the outdoors, thinks outside the box, knows their way around the world of social media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Snapchat and Instagram) and is not afraid to reach out to reporters via phone, email, tweet, or post.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Regularly updating our social media channels with event information and photos of our campers and staff.
  • Working with the communications team to keep local media aware of camp happenings through regular media alerts, event advisories, and calls. This includes regular updating of our media distribution lists.
  • Developing new out of the box ways to promote the camp to potential campers, parents, and community members.
  • Assisting camp photographer and staff with logistics during special events.
  • Possibly serving as a camp guide to local reporters during the Summer season.
  • Promoting the efforts of the Liberty Lake Foundation, a non-profit that has raised tens of thousands of dollars for programming to better the lives of youth in need though PSAs, press releases, photo captions, and calendar listings.
  • Having fun, smiling, laughing and making most out of an incredible internship experience.

Salary/Job Requirements: We are looking for folks who possess personality, creativity, strong organizational skills, and a way with words. Love of bug juice preferred by not mandatory.

Hours: 10-15 hours per week on location at the camp. Must be able to work at least one weeknight until 6pm. May work occasional evening and weekend hours.

Benefits: In addition to receiving college credit, the camp will pay a modest hourly stipend for your efforts. But our hope is that your real takeaway from the Summer with be a portfolio brimming with awesome accomplishments.

How to Apply: Are you ready to be a Liberty Laker? If so, you need to send a letter of interest, resume, and two writing samples to by May 1. Bonus points for those who can figure out Andy’s last name and his title. Good luck!

Web Listing:


49.)  Communications Manager (Duration: 4 month contract, possibly longer depending on performance and work load), Kelly Services, Horsham PA


50.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, Columbia Insurance Group, Columbia, MO


51.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, Abacus Technology Corporation, Springfield, VA


52.)  Communication Specialist, State Street, Quincy, MA 02169


53.)  Marcom Manager, Sime Darby CapitaLand (Melawati Mall) Sdn. Bhd., Selangor, Malaysia


***  Your JOTW alternative selection(s) for this week:


None this week


***  Weekly Piracy Report:


062-18   Fishing Vessel    26.03.2018: 1720 UTC: Posn: 05:20.0N – 000:51.4E, Around 27nm South of Anloga, Ghana.

Armed pirates attacked and hijacked a fishing vessel underway. The Owners of the fishing vessel reported the incident to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) who immediately contacted and liaised with the Ghana Navy Ops Centre. As the fishing vessel moved from Ghanaian waters into Togo and Benin waters the PRC continually updated the respective naval authorities. Naval boats were deployed by the respective navies within their waters to look for the fishing vessel. On 28 Mar 2018, the Owners confirmed that the fishing vessel has been released and it is sailing to a safe port. Three crew members were reported missing. All navies were informed accordingly.


061-18   Bulk Carrier         27.03.2018: 2030 UTC: Posn: 00:16.5S – 117:41.5E, Muara Berau Anchorage, Indonesia.

Four robbers in a small boat approached an anchored bulk carrier. Two robbers boarded while another two waiting in the boat. Duty crew on routine rounds noticed the robbers and immediately raised the alarm. Seeing the alerted crew, the robbers escaped empty handed.


060-18   Bulk Carrier         24.03.2018: 1515 UTC: Posn : 38:43.9N – 118:32.6E, Caofeidian Anchorage, China.

Two robbers in a wooden boat came alongside an anchored bulk carrier. Duty crew noticed the robbers attempting to board the vessel using a ladder and immediately informed the duty officer who raised the alarm. Crew mustered. Seeing the alerted crew, the robbers fled.


059-18   Product Tanker 24.03.2018: 0142 UTC: Posn: 10:17.0N – 064:42.5W, Puerto La Cruz Anchorage, Venezuela.

Robbers armed with guns boarded an anchored tanker. Duty crew on routine rounds noticed the robbers on the forecastle deck and immediately raised the alarm. Seeing the alerted crew, two robbers were seen escaping. On conducting a search, the forecastle store padlock was reported broken and ship’s properties stolen. Port Control notified via Vhf Ch. 16/13. The Coast Guard later dispatched a vessel to search the anchorage waters around the vessel.


058-18   Product Tanker 16.03.2018: 2240 UTC: Posn : 06:17.8N – 003:25.1E, Around 13.55nm SSE of Lagos, Nigeria.

Armed guards onboard an anchored product tanker noticed three unauthorised persons onboard the vessel and fired a warning shot. One person managed to escape in a small boat while the remaining two were captured and handed over to Nigerian Navy.


057-18   Fishing Vessel    22.03.2018: 1000 UTC: Posn: 06:01.0N – 003:12.0E, Around 30nm SSE of Badagry, Nigeria.

Pirates in a speed boat hijacked a fishing boat and forced it to sail into Benin waters. They kidnapped two crew members before releasing the fishing boat.


056-18   Tanker  22.03.201: 2129 UTC, Posn: 03:35.0N – 006:44.0E, around 53NM SW of Bonny, Nigeria.

Pirates in a small speed boat chased and fired upon a tanker underway. Alarm raised and crew mustered. The armed guards onboard returned fire resulting in the pirates aborting the attack. All crew safe.


055-18   Bulk Carrier         20.03.2018: 1530 UTC: Posn: 03:42.6S – 114:28.2E, Taboneo Anchorage, Indonesia.

Around six robbers armed with knives boarded an anchored bulk carrier. Duty crew noticed the robbers and informed the OOW. Alarm raised, crew mustered and port control notified. Seeing the alerted crew, the robbers escaped empty handed


054-18   Bulk Carrier         07.03.2018: 2110 UTC: Posn: 00:15.1S – 117:37.7E, Muara Berau Anchorage, Indonesia.

Unnoticed robber boarded an anchored bulk carrier, stole two mooring ropes and escaped. The theft was noticed during routine rounds.


***  Ball cap of the week:  Gone Fishin’


***  Beer mug of the week:  Rolls-Royce


***  Polo-Shirt of the week:  Oahu Country Club


***  Musical guest artist of the week:  Weebl


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National Summit on Strategic Communications

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