JOTW 28-2019


The IABC Heritage Region Communication Conference

Sept. 22-24, 2019

Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit, Michigan


JOTW 28-2019

July 15, 2019

The Free Job of the Week Newsletter

This is JOTW newsletter number 1,809


“The sea is selective, slow at recognition of effort and aptitude, but fast in sinking the unfit.”

– Felix Riesenberg


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


***  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.


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


***  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!


***  Recruiters Concentrate Efforts, ‘Swarm’ in Key Markets

Posted on June 17, 2019 by Edward Lundquist, Special Correspondent

Seapower Online


***  The 2019 JOTW Communications Survey:


Check out the second annual survey of more than 200 communications professionals surfaces trends and best practices in corporate communications and public relations, conducted in partnership between Ned’s Job of the Week (JOTW) and Sword and the Script Media.


***  Stand Out



Rely upon proven tactics to move ahead of competitors in your career and job search. Visit the Stand Out section of Ned’s JOTW website today.


***  The IABC Heritage Region Communication Conference

Sept. 22-24, 2019

Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit, Michigan


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


Aug 5-7                                                 Los Angeles, CA

Aug 21-23                                            San Diego, CA

Sept 1-8                                               Copenhagen, Denmark

Nov 25-27                                            Kuwait City, Kuwait


***  Your Very Next Step!



Your Very Next Step newsletter for May / June 2019

By Ned Lundquist

This edition of YVNS was sent to our readers from Springfield, Virginia


The May / June 2019 issue of Your Very Next Step newsletter is now available online




Lots of travel and adventure news, vacation ideas, tips and features.

12 cool volunteer opportunities

17 travel/conservation/adventure jobs


Check it out, because your next adventure begins with your very next step.

“Your Very Next Step” adventure/outdoors/conservation newsletter, published by Ned Lundquist, is a cooperative community, and everyone is invited, no…encouraged, no…urged to participate.   Share your adventures with the network today!  Send to


To subscribe to YVNS for free: Join our Google Groups Listerv.  If you are already a Google Groups member, just sign up for the “Your Very Next Step” group.  Otherwise, send Ned and email and he’ll get you on the list.  Contact Ned at


Do you have any interesting travel and adventure stories, tips, suggestions, adventures or destinations to share?  Send to Ned at for the next issue of YVNS.


Are you a subscriber.  It’s free.  Send Ned an email (to telling him you want to subscribe.


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


1.)  Internal Communications Lead, Robinhood, Menlo Park, CA


2.)  Director Strategic Communications, Kaiser Permanente, Wailuku, HI


***  From Bill Seiberlich:




4.)  Copy Supervisor, AmerisourceBergen, Conshohocken, PA


5.)  Vice President, Marketing & Communications,  Affiliated Distributors, Wayne, PA


6.)  Director of Marketing & Communications, Uncommon Schools, New York, NY


7.)  Associate Vice President of Communication, Providence Health & Services, Renton, WA


8.)  Director, Analyst Relations (Corporate Communications), Palo Alto Networks, Santa Clara, CA


9.)  UK Communications Manager, Niantic, London, UK


10.)  Director of Communications and Marketing, VelvetJobs, Marina, CA


11.)  Communications & Creative Manager, Arkansas Municipal League, North Little Rock, AR


12.)  Senior Manager, Communications, Astra-Zeneca, Mississauga, ON


13.)  Marketing/Communications Manager, Infusion Nurses Society, Norwood, MA


***  From Mac’s List:


14.)  Communication Specialist, External, Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, Portland, Oregon


15.)  Communications Coordinator, Raphael House of Portland, Portland, Oregon


16.)  Director of Membership and Communication, Oregon State Parks Foundation, Portland, Oregon


17.)  Director Of Communications, City of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland


18.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Super Micro Computer, San Jose, CA


19.)  HR Change Management & Communications Manager (50345), Stanford Health Care, Palo Alto, CA


20.)  QAE Alexa Communications, Services Inc., Seattle, WA


21.)  Communications Manager, National Grants Management Association, Washington D.C. (remote)


22.)  Sr. Internal Communication Consultant, Legacy Health, Portland, OR


23.)  Director Of Marketing Communications Manager, USFCR, Saint Petersburg, FL


24.)  Executive Communications Director, Lyft, San Francisco, CA


25.)  Engagement Manager, Nature Conservancy, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS


***  From Andrew Hudson’s Jobs List:


26.)  Communications Specialist, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, Colorado


27.)  Communications and Outreach Specialist, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Denver, Colorado


28.)  Public Relations and Communications Assistant, Capital Energy Group, Inc., Des Plaines, IL


29.)  Communications Coordinator, CH2M, Englewood, Colorado


30.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Addison Group, San Francisco, CA


31.)  Communications Coordinator, Manitoba Beef Producers, Winnipeg, MB, Canada


32.)  Senior Analyst Design Communication, JetBlue Airways, Long Island City, Queens, NY


33.)  Marketing & Communications Manager, National Parking Association, Washington, DC


34.)  Communications Specialist, Brain Injury Association of America, Inc., Vienna, VA

Vienna, VA


35.)  Science Communications Specialist, Technical Resources International, Bethesda, MD


36.)  Sr. Marketing Communications Manager- Future Opportunity, Cabot Corporation, Billerica, MA


37.)  Communications Strategist, American Civil Liberties Union, New York, New York


38.)  Director Of Communications, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA


39.)  Director of Communications and Marketing, California State University, Monterey Bay, Seaside, CA


40.)  MarCom Specialist, BASF, Acampo, CA–we-create-chemistry/marcom-specialist–acampo-ca-job-733598.cfm


41.)  Social Media & Content Lead, Constellis, Reston, VA


42.)  Manager, Global Medical Communications – Cystic Fibrosis, Vertex, Boston, MA


43.)  Issues Management Corporate Communications Manager, Micron, San Jose, CA


44.)  Manager, Employee Communications, Micron, Boise, ID


45.)  Employee Communications Lead, Micron, Singapore, SG


46.)  Digital Marketing Specialist, Compeer Financial, Lakeville, MN or Mankato, MN


47.)  Manager, Annual Giving and Donor Communications, American Academy of Pediatrics, Itasca, IL


48.)  Magazine Editor, Sidwell Friends School, Washington, DC


***  From Julia Lang:


Good afternoon


Thank you for your help in posting our Sr. Marketing Manager position in Ned’s Job of the Week.


Julia M. Lang

Director of Human Resources

American College of Radiology

Reston, VA


49.)  Senior Marketing Manager, ACR,  Reston, VA


The Senior Marketing Manager will be responsible for leading strategic marketing campaigns. The right individual will be conceptual, creative and able to develop engaging campaign messages and materials for outreach to diverse stakeholders for ACR events, programs and services.


This person will plan and execute marketing campaigns from strategic planning phase with internal clients through creative execution to final analytics reporting. She/he will be an experienced digital marketer and creative copy writer with an eye for engaging graphic design. The individual must be able to work independently, with good decision-making skills and the ability to multi-task. Must be a diplomatic team player who excels at collaboration and consensus building. This position reports to the Director of Marketing.


ACR is a progressive membership organization representing nearly 40,000 medical specialists in radiological care.  As a member of our team, you will join a world leader in patient-centered care advocacy, policy and clinical research, quality and safety.  Our culture encourages innovation, diversity, integrity and leadership. A nonprofit 501(c)(3), ACR (the American College of Radiology) has over 500 purpose-driven employees in the Greater Washington, DC and Philadelphia region.


Job Responsibilities

  • Foster productive relationships with internal clients to support their marketing needs in alignment with the ACR strategic plan and goals.
  • Develop marketing campaigns incorporating all appropriate channels, including print and digital advertising, email, web, eNewsletters, landing pages, video, podcasts, social media and publications.
  • Oversee development of marketing campaigns in collaboration with graphic designers, web, social media, production and digital marketing teams.
  • Create digital or marketing strategies along with an understanding of the technologies and tactics needed for execution.
  • Interpret campaign KPIs, with objective to optimize current and future marketing tactics
  • Understand and apply best practices of latest marketing techniques and technology.
  • Work effectively in a team environment, supporting PR, web and other marketing colleagues on projects as needed.
  • Represent ACR conferences and trade show exhibits to engage visitors in products and services.

Additional Skill Requirements

  • Strategic thinker, resourceful manager, creative copywriter
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Experience in digital marketing (web, mobile, social, email, SEO/SEM, advertising)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Marketo or other marketing automation platforms a major plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with web-based productivity tools is desirable, including Asana, Confluence, Jabber, Go to Meeting, and Zoom

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Education Level: Bachelor’s
  • Specific Education Requirements: BA or BS in Marketing, Journalism or related discipline
  • Minimum Experience: 7 years’ experience in similar positions


1-3 domestic trips annually to conferences


If you would like to put your experience to great use in a professional team-oriented environment, please apply online. To learn more about ACR’s rewarding employee experience, culture, and benefits, visit:

ACR offers a rewarding employee experience: innovative culture, professional growth potential, competitive compensation and an exceptional benefits package, including a defined contribution pension plan, 403(b); generous paid time off package; insurance plans with the leading providers; flexible spending; tuition reimbursement; training opportunities; and wellness reimbursement.


How to apply:  Directly online at:


50.)  Media Relations Manager *VETERAN PREFERRED*, The American Legion, Washington, DC


51.)  Communications Director to join our Marketing Team, RXBAR, Chicago, Ill.


52.)  Senior Communications Associate, Eastern Bank, Boston, MA


53.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security, Arlington, Virginia


54.)  Social Media and Public Relations Specialist, American College of Chest Physicians, Glenview, IL


55.)  Communications Specialist, ECS Federal, LLC, Silver Spring , MD


56.)  Senior Analyst, Communications, Plains All American Pipeline, Houston, TX*18466D567E84EAD5


57.)  Communications Manager, Internal Communications, Fiskars Brands Inc., Middleton, WI


58.)  PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST, Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, Arcadia, California


***  From George Baker:


Here is a job posting that I would like to share on your site. Please let me know if there is any other information I need to send your way.




Greg Baker

Research Recruiter

Walgreen Co.│ 102 Wilmot Road, mail stop #1211, Deerfield, IL 60015

Telephone 847 315 8264 | Mobile 224 507 2033Hi Ned,


59.)  Senior Program Communications Manager, Walgreens, Deerfield, IL


This role designs a comprehensive communications strategy for large, fast-paced initiatives within the Company and is responsible for planning, development and the execution of major program communications, including drafting and deploying multi-channel communications to a wide set of different stakeholders. Develops communications plans and materials to help prepare leaders for cascading key information to their teams. Creates feedback loops and evaluates the effectiveness of messaging with different audiences. This role reports into a centralized strategic Communications team to uphold company branding and standards.


Job Responsibilities

  • Designs a comprehensive communications strategy for large, fast-paced initiatives within the company. Develops the internal Program communications strategy and execution plan. May manage and oversee the vendors in support of strong and frequent internal communications to the Program team, as well internal WAG and WBA communications.
  • Drafts and deploys multi-channel communications to a wide set of different stakeholders. Develops talking points and helps prepare leaders for cascading key information to their teams
  • Creates feedback loops and evaluates the effectiveness of messaging with different audiences. Reports into a centralized strategic Communications team to uphold company branding and standards
  • Directs the creation of, or creates, strategic program communication plans, projects, and messaging for major initiatives to influence the early adoption of strategy throughout the business, engage team members and enhance Company reputation and positive image amongst the communities we serve.
  • Serves as a leading communication strategist for the program(s) supported. Directs the completion of, or creates program communications, speeches, and presentations for a wide variety of audience, including Program Executives.
  • Leads the development of communications strategies and messages for major, enterprise-wide initiatives and programs. Partners closely with the Corporate Communications team to ensure successful communications execution and cross-functional execution.
  • Responsible for close coordination and partnership with the Change Management team to help incorporate and bring to life “change”-best practices into communication initiatives.
  • Collaborates closely with Communications and other internal partners to ensure alignment and integration between the company’s communication efforts.
  • Maintains a series of metrics on the function’s performance against best practice standards; monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of efforts.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least four (4) years of experience in internal, executive or corporate communications OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least seven (7) years of experience in internal, executive or corporate communications.
  • Experience crafting and editing and strategic communications programs.
  • Experience building communications plans to support business units and business goals
  • Experience coaching business leaders in the appropriate delivery techniques and methodologies related to delivering executive messaging through a variety of media.
  • Experience synthesizing complex and/or abstract ideas into meaningful and strategically focused communications and messages
  • Experience assessing and measuring the impact and effectiveness of communications strategies and tools.
  • Willing to travel up 10% of the time for business purposes (in-state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or MBA.
  • External Communications Experience
  • Internal Communications Experience
  • Media Relations Experience
  • Ability to manage complex situations and navigate through times of change
  • Agency experience.
  • Experience managing agencies.




Greg Baker

Research Recruiter

Walgreen Co.│ 102 Wilmot Road, mail stop #1211, Deerfield, IL 60015

Telephone 847 315 8264 | Mobile 224 507 2033


60.)  Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, District of Columbia


61.)  PR Director, Mediabistro, Washington, DC


62.)  Communications Manager (Media and Public Relations), ZERO TO THREE, Washington, DC


63.)  Public Affairs Specialist (TCF), Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, Anchorage, Alaska


***  From Dayna DeMeritte:




My name is Dayna and I am an intern with Lynn Hazan & Associates. We are an executive recruitment firm specializing in communications and marketing. We have a Lead Medical Writer position available. Could you please add the position to the next issue?


Thank you,



64.)  Medical Writer, agency, Chicago, IL


Are you an experienced Medical Writer? Able to communicate science in a concise, accurate and creative manner to healthcare professionals, sales/pharma reps? Have you been a hands-on medical writer in a client facing agency role? Do you work well in a team environment and can supervise junior writers? Want to join a fast growing organization that provides ample opportunity for growth? Local talentplease.

Our Client:

Privately owned company with global offices… Family feel and employee centric. Experienced Medical Writer will lead downtown Chicago team in wide range of therapeutic areas (oncology, neuroscience). Collaborative environment, free of titles. Company invests in and values its employees. Excellent benefits (generous vacation schedule, healthcare, dental, maternity leave, time off, etc). Flexible schedule (work 3 days at office). Competitive salary with individual performance and global profit sharing bonuses. Some travel.


             Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science or similar required. Advanced Degrees preferred (MS, PhD, PharmD).

             5+ years medical writing experience, including 2+ years at medical communication agency, working closely with clients. Writing test will be part of the application process.

             Self motivated & entrepreneurial thinking.

             Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint.

             Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

             Attention to factual detail and accuracy.

             Able to produce quality work within set timelines & budgets.

             Outstanding organizational and account management skills.

             Able to communicate effectively in team setting.

             Desire to work within a culturally diverse business.

             Valid working papers for US.


70 % write content

             Lead, coordinate and produce accurate, captivating content on behalf of clients within agreed timelines and budgets; proactively manage workload.

30 % client services, supervision, review work

             Take responsibility for content developed by writers on the account team; Ensure scientific accuracy, technical quality and consistency through effective briefing, reviewing and feedback.

             Mentor and coach team members.

             Build positive relationships with clients and clinical experts.

             Gain in-depth understanding of product and competitive data. Keep abreast of scientific developments in relevant therapy areas.

             Provide scientific input and strategic insight to clients and internal account teams.

Content deliverables include: journal articles, publications for scientific congresses/events, slide decks, learning materials, virtual learning modules, i-pad apps, digital + medical education materials. Also create content for healthcare sales reps and internal communications for pharma company employees.

To apply: Please forward your resume, samples and answers to the 10 questions from this link to


Here are the specs:


***  This week’s alternative job selections:


None this week.


***  Weekly Piracy Report:


075-19   03.05.2019: 2000 UTC: Posn: 02:58.25N – 005:16.12E, 98.54nm SW of Brass, Nigeria.

Armed persons in a speedboat chased and fired upon at a tanker underway. Alarm raised, vessel increased speed and commenced evasive manoeuvres and non-essential crew mustered in the citadel. Due to evasive manoeuvres, the boarding was evaded. Nigerian Navy notified. Vessel and crew reported safe.


***  Ball cap of the week: USS Tawakoni (ATF 114) Ops


***  Coffee mug of the week:  Monet Waterlillies


***  T-Shirt of the week:   Molokai Mo Bettah!


***  Musical guest artist of the week:   Chambers Brothers


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***  Ha’ina ‘ia mai ana ka’puana

(And So The Story Is Told)



The IABC Heritage Region Communication Conference

Sept. 22-24, 2019

Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit, Michigan


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