JOTW 26-2018



NOVEMBER 11 – 13, 2018

Richmond, VA



JOTW 26-2018

June 25, 2018

The Free Job of the Week Newsletter

This is JOTW newsletter number 1,757


“Believe me, I do not like idleness but work.”
– Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


This edition of JOTW comes to you from Vienna, Austria.


***  Welcome to the JOTW network.


This is the award-winning free Job of the Week e-mail networking newsletter for professional communicators, dedicated to the positive unanticipated consequences of networking, or as we call it, “nedworking.”  JOTW is a cooperative service.  That means JOTW relies on the contributions of its members, like you.  We share job opportunities, news and information about the job market, as well as swapping stories about life’s peculiarities.  We connect you with others who are like you, and together we help each other.  What a concept.  Did I mention it’s free?


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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


***  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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***  IABC Heritage Region Conference:



NOVEMBER 11 – 13, 2018

Richmond, VA


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


June 21-29                                          Vienna, Austria

Aug 21-23                                            San Diego, CA

Aug 27-29                                            San Diego, CA

Sept 25-27                                           Kuwait City, Kuwait

Oct 9-10                                               Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


***  Your Very Next Step!


Your Very Next Step newsletter for May / June 2018

By Ned Lundquist

This edition of YVNS comes to you from Vienna, Austria..


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


***  From Bill Campbell:


1.)  Experienced communications professional for Congressional and Public Affairs, U.S.Navy PEO IWS, Strategic Insight, Ltd., Washington, DC


Strategic Insight, Ltd., a small business, is looking for an experienced communications professional to perform Congressional and Public Affairs support for the Program Executive Officer for Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS). This position is an immediate fill and is seated at the Washington Navy Yard Humphreys Building. This position requires an individual capable of coordinating Front Office Executive Level support and communication functions with Flag and SES level managers, Navy, DOD, Congress and other agencies and organizations. This support includes assisting with the preparation of planned and emergent document/briefs and assisting with the preparation of public affairs actions, reports, and responses to inquiries and ad-hoc data calls for government issuance.


Detailed position tasks follow:


– Support the Congressional Liaison and Legislative Affairs and Public Affairs functions for the PEO, as coordinated with NAVSEA, OPNAV, ASN, FMB and Congressional staff. Perform administrative duties, including the coordination and consolidation of inputs for responses to address Congressional inquiries, issues and concerns, and technical reviews for public release. Provide recommendations, in addition to coordinating and consolidating information, for responses to Congressional, DoD, other Government agencies, or industry inquiries.

–  As requested by the government, research current legislative policy/procedures and provide historical data for PEO IWS programs, platforms, and combat systems.

– Track weekly congressional documentation and periodicals, and provide daily updates to the Public Affairs Office (PAO) and assist with the development of the annual Congressional briefing


– Track and disseminate all congressional activity related to PEO IWS portfolio.

– Maintain documentation where PEO IWS and its contractors do business in Congressional and Senatorial districts. Maintain Specific Interest charts (Cyber, Clean Energy, etc.) that associate

PEO IWS’s investments so that more strategic communication strategies can be developed.

– Support development of Strategic Communication Strategies so that PEO IWS in cooperation with Legislative Affairs and other organizations can better shape PEO IWS Interests.

– Support the preparation and conduct of the annual congressional reviews.

– Support the development of Program Quad charts and Congressional language reports.

– Support the development of responses to Congressional, DOD, other Government agency, media or industry inquiries.

– Support the preparation of audits for Government Accounting Office, and other auditing organizations.

– Support the preparation of Congressional testimony.

– Provide an inquiry and response tracking capability to prepare briefings consistent with historical inputs.


Please provide resumes to Bob Orr at


2.)  Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist, Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health And Human Services, Silver Spring, Maryland


3.)  Associate Director of Communications , Plastics Industry Association, Washington, D.C.


***  From Christine Thiriet:


Hi Ned,


I’ve been a subscriber over the years through my career and relocations. Happy to see this resource is still going strong! We have a position open in the heartland, and would appreciate your help in getting out the word. Please let us know any questions. Thanks very much.


Kind regards,



Christine Thiriet

Senior Director of Strategic Communications

Marketing and Communications

University of Iowa Health Care

Iowa City, Iowa (home of the wave)


4.)  Social Media Specialist, University of Iowa Health Care, Iowa City, Iowa


5.)  Public Relations and Product Communications Assistant, Chrome Solutions, Towson, MD


6.)  Communications Officer, Kresge Foundation, TROY, MICHIGAN


7.)  Sr. Communications Program Assistant, AMIDEAST, INC, Washington D.C.


8.)  External Communications Manager, Uponor, Apple Valley, MN


9.)  SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, Virginia Railway Express, Alexandria, Virginia


***  From Bill Seiberlich:


10.)  Corporate Marketing Manager, Vertex, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania


11.)  Head of Corporate Public Relations, Vanguard, Malvern, PA


12.)  Medical Affairs Publications Manager, Medical Affairs Publications Manager, Wayne, PA


13.)  Manager, Communications & Community Development, Coast Mental Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada


14.)  Manager, External Communications, Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, New York, New York


15.)  Assoc Communications Rep, Orbital ATK (Northrop Grumman), Dulles, VA


***  From: Jarrett Millette:




Please post this job:


Jarrett Millette



16.)  Communication Strategist, Customer Success Team, GuideSpark, Redwood CIty, CA


The Communications Success Team at GuideSpark works with leading employers to develop rich and engaging HR communications that drive strong business results. Within Customer Success, we have a small but mighty team of Communication Strategists who help clients design and orchestrate the most effective internal communication campaigns possible across increasingly diverse employee populations.


We are excited to be looking for a Communication Strategist who can effectively partner with customers and develop innovative plans that unlock the power of effective communications. This position requires great attention to detail, strong project management and communication skills, as well as a love of working collaboratively with a fun and hard-working team that is passionately committed to our customers’ success.


Key Responsibilities:


* Communication Strategy: You will be charged with developing robust communication campaigns that optimize how clients reach and engage their internal employee audiences.


* Communication Planning: Your experience creating omni-channel marketing communication plans and working cross-functionally will be invaluable in this role.


* Digital/Mobile Experience: With strong digital / mobile / social media chops, you will help us take advantage of new ways to connect companies with their employees.


* Emerging Media Know-How: Your passion for thinking outside the box will help GuideSpark define, deliver and continually evolve how our solutions add value for customers. Innovative problem solvers welcome!


* Planning & Project Management: This individual will work closely with customers and will drive the communication planning process so high attention to detail, ability to juggle competing priorities, and past project management experience will be essential.


* Team Player: You will be expected to work collaboratively, efficiently and help drive overall productivity across the team, especially during our busy Open Enrollment season.


* Dependable and Driven: You will be comfortable and committed to meeting deadlines independently, balancing multiple projects simultaneously, and proactively communicating delivery issues and/or risks before they impact the customer experience.




* Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience


* 3-6 years experience


* Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills


* Superior organizational and time management skills; great at multi-tasking


* Customer-centric, creative AND strategic


* Strong attention to accuracy and detail, thoroughness, and follow-through


* Adept at learning and leveraging new software and technology tools


* Demonstrated data analytic ability (Excel proficiency required)


* Team player capable of comfortably engaging with multiple internal functions and external customers


* Passionate and pro-active: a self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team without missing a beat


* Flexible and able to adapt quickly in a fast-paced, hyper growth environment


* Desire to do all of the above while developing professionally and being part of team that likes to have fun while working hard together


GuideSpark is an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer


Please send resume to


17.)  Foreign and Defense Policy Communications Assistant, American Enterprise Institute, Washington D.C.


18.)  Corporate Communications, A³ by Airbus, San Jose, California


19.)  Social Media Specialist/Senior Social Media Specialist, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Beijing, China


20.)  Marketing & Communications Specialist, ICM Inc., Colwich, KS


21.)  Digital Content Marketing Specialist, DLT Solutions, Herndon, VA


22.)  Communications and Engagement Specialist, US Pharmacopeia (USP), Rockville, Maryland


23.)  Communications Director, CLPHA, Washington, DC


24.)  Digital Marketing Specialist, Nelson Design Group, Inc., La Plata, Maryland


25.)  Marketing Communications Specialist I, Lennox International, Columbia, SC


26.)  Advocacy Manager, International Paper, Washington, DC


27.)  Communications Specialist, SK hynix America Inc., San Jose, CA


28.)  Senior Manager, Brand Communications & PR, Make-A-Wish America, Phoenix, AZ


28.)  Digital Marketing Specialist – Zoe Fine Art, Brentwood, TN


29.)  Communications Manager, ASIS International, Alexandria, VA


30.)  Manager/Corporate Communications, Southwest Gas, Las Vegas, NV


31.)  Communications Coordinator, National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, IL


32.)  Senior HR & Employee Engagement Communications Representative, Apache Corp, San Antonio, TX


33.)  Region Lead, Public Affairs and Corporate Communications, Apache Corp, San Antonio, TX


34.)  Marketing Communications Director, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), Landover, MD


35.)  Vice President, Corporate Communications, Rubenstein Public Relations, New York, NY


36.)  Digital Communications Associate, Marketing & Communications, Media Relations, Boston University, Boston, MA


37.)  Corporate Communications, Vice President, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Los Angeles, CA


38.)  Vice President, Corporate Communications Strategy, Hanley Wood, Minneapolis, MN


39.)  Director of Marketing and Outreach, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA


40.)  Director, Marketing & Communications, Michigan Biosciences Industry Association, Ann Arbor, MI


***  This week’s alternative job selections:


None this week.


***  Weekly Piracy Report:


105-18   OFFSHORE SUPPLY SHIP                13.06.2018: 0345 UTC : Posn : 04:53.6N – 001:43.3W, Takoradi Anchorage, Ghana.

Watchmen onboard a supply vessel noticed a small boat approaching the vessel.

As the watchmen made their way aft,the robbers boarded the vessel. Alarm raised. Seeing alerted crew the robbers escaped.


104-18   OFFSHORE SUPPLY SHIP                02.02.2018: 0245 UTC: Posn: 04:54.4N – 001:43.1W, Takoradi Anchorage, Ghana.

Two robbers boarded an anchored offshore supply vessel. Duty watchman noticed the robbers and raised the alarm, resulting in the robbers escaping with stolen ships stores. The OOW contacted the Naval base via VHF. A patrol boat was dispatched to the location.


***  Ball cap of the week: Kahlenberg


***  Coffee mug of the week:  Hotel Wandl – Vienna – Austria


***  Polo-Shirt of the week:  Ferns Country Store – Carlisle, Mass.


***  Musical guest artist of the week:  Rebecca Parris


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***  Ha’ina ‘ia mai ana ka’puana

(And So The Story Is Told)




NOVEMBER 11 – 13, 2018

Richmond, VA


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