JOTW 46-2018



NOVEMBER 11 – 13, 2018

Richmond, VA



JOTW 46-2018

November 12, 2018

The Free Job of the Week Newsletter

This is JOTW newsletter number 1,776


“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”

– Albert Camus


This edition of JOTW comes to you from Dulles International Airport, 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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***  One Paragraph Pitch:


None this week.


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***  IABC Heritage Region Conference:




NOVEMBER 11 – 13, 2018

Richmond, VA


Top 5 Reasons to Come to the Heritage Region Conference

  • More than 23 breakout sessions led by communication experts covering best practices & skill building
  • 4 great keynoters sharing trends, tips and experience on hot communication topics
  • Professional networking with other regional communication professionals
  • Your chance to meet the winners of the region’s 2018 Silver Quill Awards
  • A unique IABC dine-around experience at some of Richmond’s coolest restaurants

Step into a positive rhythm with us and make plans now to gather in Richmond, VA, for the 2018 IABC Heritage Region Conference November 11-13, 2018.


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


Nov. 12-14                                          Windsor/Petaluma, CA

Nov 15                                                  Monterey, CA


Jan 29-31                                             London, UK

Mar 30-April 3                                    Dubai, UAE


***  Your Very Next Step!



Your Very Next Step newsletter for September / October 2018

By Ned Lundquist

This edition of YVNS came to you from Al Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.


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***  Energy Port

Petroleum, Wind Turbines Drive Growth at Port of Corpus Christi

By Edward Lundquist

Seapower magazine

November 2018


***  Open road

America’s Marine Highway System Struggles to Find its Way

By Edward Lundquist

Seapower magazine

November 2018


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


1.)  Executive Director of Marketing and Communications, Alfred University, Alfred, NY


2.)  Editor, North Dakota Living

North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives, Mandan, ND


3.)  Corporate Affairs Specialist

Mars Wrigley Confectionery – Toronto, ON, Canada


4.)  Public Relations Manager, C+A Global, Edison, NJ


5.)  PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army, Walla Walla, Washington


***  From Samantha Donaldson:


Good evening Ned,


We are hiring for a Salesforce Administrator at the Partnership for Public Service. Could you please include this posting in next week’s JOTW?


Thank you!


Samantha Donaldson

Communications Director

Partnership for Public Service


6.)  Salesforce Administrator, Partnership for Public Service, Washington, DC


7.)  Sr. Communications Specialist, ERAS, Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC–ERAS_10003715


8.)  Admission Communications Manager / Associate Dean of Admission, Communication and Special Projects, Reed College, Portland, OR


***  From Kaitlyn Goforth:


Hi Ned, I wanted to flag another job opportunity at CLS Strategies for an entry-level Associate. Thanks!


Kaitlyn Goforth


9.)  Associate, CLS Strategies, Washington, D.C.


CLS Strategies, a Washington, D.C.-based public affairs and strategic communications firm is looking to hire an energetic, hardworking and organized individual for an opening as an entry-level Associate. Prior internship/work experience in public relations, public affairs or politics is preferred, though not required.


The right candidate will have a passion for communications and public affairs, the ability to masterfully juggle a broad range of tasks and excellent attention to detail. The Associate will need to conduct extensive research with thoughtful analysis, write persuasive materials, pitch the media and assist with online advertising, monitoring and analytics. The successful candidate will also be expected to think strategically and grasp complex issues across multiple clients. Along with account work, the Associate will also be expected to provide some administrative support.


For more than two decades, in virtually every policy making and communications arena, CLS Strategies has represented high-profile public and private companies, non-profits, governmental organizations, trade associations and foreign governments and political campaigns.


If you thrive on the challenge of finding solutions to complex challenges and want to join our team, please apply by emailing your resume and cover letter to with “Associate Role” in the subject line. For more information, visit


CLS Strategies. We don’t just raise the issue. We raise the game.


10.)  Communications and Member Services Coordinator, M.J.M. Electric Cooperative, Inc., CARLINVILLE, ILLINOIS


11.)  Director of Communications, Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, Indianapolis, IN


***  From Pamela Palmer:


Hi Ned,


Rachel Lyons suggested I get in touch with you about an opportunity we have for a PR Specialist. We’d like your support to spread the word. Below are the details.





Recruiting Contractor



12.)  PR Specialist, Forcepoint, Austin, TX


Brief description:


As the Public Relations Specialist you will gain experience across a variety of disciplines including integrated communications planning, brand journalism, media relations, thought leadership content development, newsroom and speaker bureau management, and content amplification strategies. Your insightful contribution will play a critical role in helping to expand the company’s brand share of voice in the marketplace.


Essential Functions


  • Public Relations Planning and Management: supporting global customer success stories, Americas channel and vertical industry initiatives in the media.
  • Strategic Speaking Program and Awards: manage Forcepoint speakers bureau to consistently build the Forcepoint brand and executive profiles within the cybersecurity industry throughout the year.
  • Content Development: write news releases and media alerts, media lists and pitches by industry, blog posts, briefing documents, FAQs, by-line articles, and executive summaries; conduct media and competitor trends research
  • Corporate Newsroom: manage Forcepoint-owned news channel and global corporate news bulletins
  • Active contributor to program development and brand storytelling execution: support global and regional PR campaigns, executive visibility, product launches and events; and executes strong business acumen and ability to manage up when needed to ensure assigned projects are on task and moving forward


Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Advertising, or related field
  • 4-6 years relevant experience in the technology industry with most recent experience within enterprise, B2B and/or security technology segments; a combination of in-house and PR agency experience a plus
  • Demonstrated experience in media relations, public relations writing, project management, strategic planning and execution, media tour and event support, and rapid response programs
  • Existing business and technology media relationships a plus


13.)  Marketing & Communications Lead, Concentra Bank – Saskatoon, SK, Canada


14.)  Head of Communications, Motorola Solutions, Chicago, IL


15.)  Manager, Communications, Center for Financial Services Innovation, Chicago, IL


16.)  Part-Time Marketing and Communications Strategist Campus IUPUI – Indianapolis Department, NURSING (IN-NURS-IUINA), Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN


***  From Amy Dunham:


16.)  Assistant Director of Employee Communications and Outreach, National Collegiate Athletic Association, Indianapolis, IN


***  From Bill Seiberlich:


17.)  Editor-in-Chief, Standardization News, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA


18.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, PHILADELPHIA, PA


19.)  Marketing/Communications Writer, Acurian (A PPD Company), Horsham, PA


20.)  Manager, Health and Wellness Communications, American Airlines, Fort Worth, TX


21.)  Project Manager/Sr Project Manager, Digital Communication, American Airlines, Fort Worth, TX


22.)  Specialist/Senior Specialist, Field Communications, American Airlines, Washington, DC


***  From Allison Baer:


Hi Ned,


Below is a job description for a Vice President position with Clyde Group, a DC based Public Affairs and Communications agency. Please let me know of anything else I can provide you with!





Senior Associate

Clyde Group

Washington, DC


23.)  Vice President, Clyde Group, Washington, DC


Clyde Group is seeking a Vice President with diverse expertise in corporate communications, public affairs and marketing communications to be a leader in our growing firm, which is consistently recognized as a top five boutique agency in the country.

The VP will:

  • Lead some of the firm’s most important clients with corporate communications and public affairs needs, providing counsel and heading integrated teams across multiple complex accounts
  • Play an integral role on the firm’s executive team, helping chart and execute the strategic direction for the firm
  • Play an important role in new business development efforts, helping Clyde Group expand its footprint and gain additional clients
  • Manage team members and account teams, and support the professional development of junior staff

This is a key leadership role – both from an internal team-building perspective, as well as across the firm’s client accounts – and one which requires a confident, seasoned professional with an instinct for communications strategy and high standards for tactical execution. It also requires an interest in and excitement about playing a key role in the development and growth of a small agency.

The VP should:

  • Bring diverse and varied outlook and perspective to our firm
  • Be invested in being a senior leader at a small, growing and ambitious company
  • Be driven to succeed for clients with diverse public affairs and corporate communications needs
  • Be recognized as an outstanding writer, communicator and motivator
  • Work across industries, toggling between financial services, tech, and health and wellness, among others
  • Participate in the agency’s efforts in pursuing and obtaining new business
  • Exemplify flexibility and sensibility in their professional work, dealing with different personality types, particularly during busy and challenging times
  • Have hunger for more opportunity – for yourself and for clients – and eager to push beyond the expected
  • Be equally comfortable in traditional and digital tactics

Ideal qualifications:

  • Minimum 8-12 years previous public relations work experience, agency experience preferred
  • Clear experience leading high-value clients, motivating internal teams and helping develop strong workplace cultures
  • An outstanding command of media management, thought leadership and digital strategies
  • Experience leading integrated campaigns, collaborating with advertising agencies, graphic designers and media buyers
  • Exceptionally strong writing and AP editing skills
  • A healthy appetite for news and information
  • A commitment to uphold and defend the highest levels of ethical conduct
  • A desire to work in a fun, fluid and fast-paced startup culture
  • Experience leading staff development and talent cultivation at all levels, as well as mentorship and career tracking
  • Respect for and promotion of a culturally diverse team


To apply, please submit a current resume and writing sample to Make sure to put “VP application” in the subject line.


Clyde Group was named a finalist for PR Week’s “Boutique Agency of the Year” award in 2017 and 2018, and has received national recognition for its workplace culture, including benefits like competitive pay (commensurate with experience), health insurance, 401(k) match, generous PTO policy, paid family leave and a professional development budget.


24.)  Deputy Vice President, Communications, UnidosUS, Washington, DC


25.)  Senior Leadership Communications Manager, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), Arlington, VA


26.)  Digital Reporter/Writer, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), Arlington, VA


27.)  Public Relations Writer, Collin College, McKinney, TX


***  From Ellen Robinson:


28.)  Social media consultant, National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), Nethesda, MD


The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) was founded in 1971 to “promote the provision of high quality, comprehensive and affordable health care that is coordinated, culturally and linguistically competent, and community directed for all medically underserved populations. The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) awarded funding for one year to NACHC’s Clinical Affairs Division (CAD) through its Strengthening Public Health Systems and Services Through National Partnerships to Improve and Protect the Nation’s Health program. This five-year cooperative agreement is a continuation of CAD’s current work with CDC.  Projects supported by the cooperative agreement provide funding to Primary Care Associations (PCAs), Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCNs), and community health centers to address key clinical issues facing health centers through innovation, implementation science, and health information technology.  The projects use different approaches guided by internal and external experts including pilot models, proofs of concept, prototypes, and learning communities.


We are looking for a part-time (roughly 120 hours/total) social media consultant over the next nine months to help strategize with us to enhance our social media presence (mostly made up of health providers) to disseminate findings (action guides, work flows…) from our CDC projects to our clinicians. If interested, please contact Ellen Robinson at  or 301-347-0475.


29.)  Press & Media Relations Specialist, TransPerfect, New York, NY


30.)  Social Media and Communications Manager, Public Health Solutions, New York, New York


31.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, Flowserve, Irving, TX


32.)  PUBLIC RELATIONS LEADER, LIFE SCIENCES, General Electric, Marlborough, MA


33.)  Senior Manager, Communications, GM Defense, Washington, District Of Columbia


34.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, LBX Company LLC, Lexington, KY


35.)  Strategic External Communications Lead, MITRE, Bedford, Massachusetts


36.)  Workforce Communications Senior Strategist, MITRE, McLean, Virginia


37.)  Director/ Sr Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Illumina, San Diego, CA—California—San-Diego/Director–Sr-Director–Corporate-Social-Responsibility_15494-JOB


38.)  Writer, Executive Communications – Office of the President, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA


39.)  PR Communications Coordinator, WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, Pullman, WA


40.)  Communications Specialist II or Analyst, Benton PUD, Kennewick, WA


41.)  REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, Procter & Gamble, Singapore


42.)  ASSOCIATE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio


43.)  COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER – BEAUTY CARE, Procter & Gamble, Manila,, Philippines


44.)  Communications Manager/Director, StockX, Detroit, Michigan


45.)  Sr Mgr Global Internal Communications, Mars, McLean, VA


46.)  Stage Communication Institutionnelle, Mars, Aimargues, France


47.)  Internal Communications Director, Mars, Guangzhou, China


48.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, American Tire Distributors, Huntersville, NC


49.)  Communications Specialist, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK


50.)  Faculty Position in Digital Journalism and Emerging Media, Northwestern University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar


51.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Red Hat, Inc., McLean, VA


52.)  Associate Director, Public Relations, Praxair, Danbury, CT


53.)  Public Information Officer-Transit, City of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ


54.)  Communications Manager, Pac-12 Networks, San Francisco, CA


55.)  Communications and Marketing Manager, Public Affairs Council, Washington, DC


56.)  Director of Public Relations & University Spokesperson, Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland–university-spokesperson-salisbury-university


57.)  Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing, Middle East Broadcasting Networks Inc., Springfield, VA


58.)  Communications Manager, Carney, Sandoe & Associates, Boston, MA


59.)  Communications Manager, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL


60.)  County Public Information Officer, County of Riverside Executive Office, Riverside, California


61.)  Communications Manager, Carle, Urbana, IL


62.)  Communications Manager, Airlink, Inc., Washington D.C.


63.)  Public Information Officer, City of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA


64.)  Sr. Communications Specialist, Honeywell, Austin, TX


65.)  Marketing and Business Communications Associate, Carthage Management Group, Boston, Massachusetts


66.)  Media Relations Specialist, Media Matters for America, Washington, District of Columbia


67.)  Public Information Officer, City of Boston, Boston, Mass.


68.)  Public Relations Associate, Boston Public Library, Boston, Mass.


69.)  Director Of Communications, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA


70.)  Social Media Marketing & Communications Manager Farmers Restaurant Group, Washington D.C.


71.)  Membership, Marketing, and Communications Manager, FMA International, Tampa, FL


72.)  Senior Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Communications, WALGREENS, Deerfield, IL


73.)  Enterprise Internal Communications Manager, WALGREENS, Deerfield, IL


74.)  Program Communications Director, WALGREENS, Deerfield, IL


75.)  Department Chair | Marketing Communication, Emerson College, Boston, MA


76.)  Writer-Editor, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD


77.)  Director of Communications, Coppin State University, Baltimore, MD


***  This week’s alternative job selections:


None this week


***  Weekly Piracy Report:


177-18   LNG Tanker        06.11.2018: 0612 UTC: Posn: 03:57.37N – 006:50.59E, around 30nm SW of Bonny, Nigeria.

An LNG tanker was chased and fired upon by nine pirates in a speed boat. Emergency alarm raised, all crew mustered in citadel and SSAS alert activated. The pirates approached the vessel several times but due to the increased speed and evasive manoeuvres, the pirates were unsuccessful and later aborted the attack. Vessel and crew reported safe.


176-18   Oil Tanker            20.10.2018: 1700 UTC: Posn: 13:43.66N – 121:01.84E, Tabangao Customary Anchorage, Batangas, Philippines.

During routine rounds, duty crew onboard an anchored tanker noticed two robbers armed with knives on the forecastle deck. Duty officer informed, alarm raised and crew mustered. Seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped. On conducting a search, ship’s properties were reported stolen.


175-18   Bulk Carrier         04.11.2018: 2035 UTC: Posn: 00:56.5N – 105:06.8E, Around 11nm East of Pulau Merapas, Indonesia.

Five robbers armed with knives boarded a bulk carrier underway. They threatened the Master, stole his personal effects and money from the ship’s safe and escaped. SSAS activated. Incident reported to local authority.


174-18   Product Tanker 29.10.2018: 1830 UTC: Posn: 14:22.75S – 040:42.05E, Nacala Outer Anchorage, Mozambique.

During security round, duty crew onboard an anchored tanker noticed a boat tied up to the anchor chain and a robber trying to board the tanker via the anchor chain. Alarm raised and all crew mustered. Hearing the alarm, the robber jumped aborted the attempted boarding and escaped. A search was carried out. Nothing reported stolen.


173-18   Oil Tanker            31.10.2018: 1900 UTC: Posn: 05:53.2S – 105:59.7E, Merak Anchorage, Indonesia.

Unnoticed, robbers managed to board an anchored crude oil tanker steel engine spare’s and escape. The theft was noticed during routine rounds when the ship’s crew noticed the store room door open and engine spares missing.


***  Ball cap of the week: Naval Media Center – Washington, D.C.


***  Coffee mug of the week: Double Tree Hilton at Universal, Orlando, Hawaii


***  Sweat Shirt of the week:  Park City, Utah Ski Patrol


***  Musical guest artist of the week:  Robin Trower


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***  Ha’ina ‘ia mai ana ka’puana

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NOVEMBER 11 – 13, 2018

Richmond, VA


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