JOTW 31-2019


The IABC Heritage Region Communication Conference

Sept. 22-24, 2019

Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit, Michigan



JOTW 31-2019

August 5, 2019

The Free Job of the Week Newsletter

This is JOTW newsletter number 1,813


“We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects….”

– Herman Melville


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


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***  This week’s Top Job:


None this week.


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***  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  13-15                                           Dickey County, ND

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


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


1.)   Social Media Editor, WWE, Stamford, CT


2.)   Assistant, Publicity, Warner Music Group, Los Angeles, CA


3.)  Marketing and Communications Manager, Google, Washington, DC


4.)  Diversity & Inclusion Communications and Audience Engagement, Adobe, San Jose, CA


5.)  Copy Editor, WestRock, Lansing, MI


***  From Bill Seiberlich:


6.)  Director of Communications and Brand Management, Mural Arts Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Mural Arts Philadelphia seeks a Director of Communications and Brand Management. This individual serves as the strategic brain of Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Communications team and is responsible for guiding the evolution and impact of the Mural Arts brand. As a senior member of the Mural Arts staff, the Director guides the strategy and implementation for all communications, to consistently articulate and represent the organization’s core values. The Director ensures that Mural Arts stands out in a crowded arts and culture field as a creative, dynamic, and mission-driven public art organization that engages and builds community among local, national, and international audiences.

The Director leads a staff of marketing and communications professionals (currently four full-timers, plus seasonal interns), charged with ensuring that all communication—both internal and external—fit the framework of the organization’s strategic plan and brand guidelines. The Director works in close collaboration with Mural Arts’ staff, board, advisory council, and other stakeholders to manage the consistency and effectiveness of all brand and message development, ranging from major institutional and project-based marketing campaigns to everyday tactics, including public relations, print and direct mail, public programs and events, social media, email marketing, website, and other digital platforms. The Director also develops and upholds clear and consistent internal procedures, in service of advancing the goals of the organization. The Director of Communications reports to the Executive Director of Mural Arts Philadelphia.


  • Manage the effectiveness, reputation, and strategic vision of the Mural Arts brand.
  • Co-create, implement, and evaluate the Mural Arts communications plan on an annual basis in keeping with the priorities outlined in the strategic plan
  • Ensure that all of Mural Arts communications tactics and marketing materials are compelling, timely, and consistent, and in accordance with the organization’s mission and core values, as well as established protocols and style guides
  • Lead and guide collaboration with outside partners on communications efforts that build and support greater visibility, engagement and value for the Mural Arts brand and its unique programs
  • Support the Development department’s efforts in the field of fundraising and partner with Development staff on the creation of key materials such as the annual appeal, spring appeal, and annual report
  • Develop and maintain internal systems and procedures that support the communications strategy and the broader Mural Arts staff
  • Develop and provide training for Board and staff to communicate in ways that aid in program effectiveness and organizational coherence
  • Develop and manage the annual budget for the Communications Department, the budget for Mural Arts Month, and liaise with Mural Arts program staff on

communications, marketing, and PR costs for project budgets

  • Oversee the promotion, implementation, and messaging for all public programs and events across the organization
  • Manage the work of all branding, and PR consultants and vendors to ensure that all are working in service of the brand
  • Works with project managers and department heads to align programs and messaging with MAP’s overall communications strategy.
  • Work directly with the Executive Director and other senior leadership on speech-writing, talking points, and consistent delivery of strategic and brand-focused messaging


  • A BA or BS in related field, or equivalent experience and knowledge
  • Minimum of six to ten years of experience in the communications, marketing, and/or public relations fields, ideally with a focus in arts and culture
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, and listening) and ability to work in a fast-paced environment are required
  • Experience with budget management, budget reporting, and income and expense procedures is required
  • Management experience and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, board, and external partners is required
  • Proficiency with MS Office is required
  • Strong sense of design, knowledge of new and emerging marketing platforms, and familiarity with print production is preferred
  • Must be able to attend evening and weekend events when required, and be available for consultation outside of office hours.

Mural Arts seeks candidates who value and demonstrate the following core competencies: committed problem solving, deep thinking & fearless creation, inquisitive learning, thoughtful communication, mindful collaboration, personal accountability, and a commitment to actively prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

Mural Arts is pleased to offer a competitive and comprehensive health and dental benefits package.

Interested applicants must submit resume and cover letter and salary requirements to Human Resources Manager, Natacha Charles at  by August 6th. Please include Director of Communications and Brand Management in the subject line. Candidates who advance in our selection process will be asked to submit writing samples.


7.)  New Business and Marketing Communications Specialist, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Villanova, Pa.


8.)  Communications Specialist – (Health Services), AmeriHealth Caritas Health Plan, Philadelphia, PA


9.)  Communications Specialist, AmeriHealth Caritas, Southfield, MI


10.)  Communications Specialist Sr. – Provider Communications, AmeriHealth Caritas, Raleigh, NC


11.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, Pilot Chemical Company, West Chester Township, PA


12.)  Press and Public Affairs Officer, British Consulate-General, Atlanta, GA


13.)  Communications Officer, Head of Research Communications & Events, Office of the Vice-Provost (Research), UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON, London, UK


14.)  Senior Communications Associate, Eastern Bank Boston, Massachusetts


15.)  Communications Manager, Vilcek Foundation, New York, New York


16.)  Director of External Affairs, HealthSpark Foundation, Colmar, PA


17.)  Communications Manager, Los Angeles, National Parks Conservation


***  From Patrick Lannon:


Good morning!


I’d like to submit the following job for the Monday newsletter, and posting next week. Below, I’ve included how to apply. Please let me know if there’s anything else you’ll need from me to assist in this.

The link directs you to our job site, and this posting in particular.



Patrick Lannon

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD


18.)  VP for Communications, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


19.)  Graphic Designer, Logistics Management Institute, Tysons Corner, VA


21.)  Editor, Logistics Management Institute, Tysons Corner, VA


22.)  Government Relations and Public Affairs Manager, Zillow, NYC, NY


***  From  Liz Rose:


23.)  National Press Secretary, New Politics, Washington, DC.


New Politics is looking for a national press person to work out of Washington, DC. The person in this role will oversee New Politics’ work with the national press corps, engage with media to shape coverage of their endorsed candidates and the organization. The ideal candidate has considerable experience working with media, and would have solid relationships across the press corps, as well as excellent writing skills. This is a great opportunity to work closely with national press as well as to gain exposure to campaigns at multiple levels across the country. This is a leadership role that will bring with it the opportunity to manage and help hire. Salary range is $80 to $95 K.


24.)  Communications advisor, New Politics, Boston, MA


25.)  Communications Associate Manager, The Preservation Society of Newport County, Newport, RI,


26.)  Specialist, Marketing Comm Sr., Canon Solutions America Melville, New York,-marketing-comm-sr/job


27.)  Senior Communications Specialist, Virginia State Corporation Commission, Richmond, VA


28.)  Communications Manager, Basildon Council, Basildon, Essex, UK


29.)  Communications Manager, CDK Global LLC, Hoffman Estates, Illinois


30.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, CDK Global LLC, Hoffman Estates, Illinois


31.)  Communications Specialist, Paul, Weiss, New York, NY


32.)  Internal Communications Business Partners, FEEL COMMUNICATIONS, London, UK


33.)  Outreach Associate (Temporary), Brave New Films, Culver City, California


34.)  The Associate Director, Strategic Communications, Consumer Reports, Washington, D.C.


35.)  Writer/Journalist, North Dakota State Auditor’s Office, Bismarck, ND


36.)  Senior Account Director -Ballantines PR, New York, NY


37.)  Communications – Graphic Designer (PR & Mktg Spec IV), Virginia Dept of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Richmond, VA


38.)  Director, Communications & Marketing, Education Leaders of Color (EdLoC), Los Angeles, California


39.)  Director of Communications, Lake County, Waukegan, IL


40.)  Press Officer (IO), MINISTRY OF JUSTICE, London, UK


41.)  Director of Communications, Alliance for Justice, Washington, D.C.


42.)  Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Bronx Council on the Arts, Bronx, New York


43.)  Associate Athletic Director for Strategic Communications, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA


44.)  Public Affairs Manager, APWA, Washington, D.C.


45.)  Senior Editor & Content Writer, THE PARLIAMENTARY REVIEW, London, UK


46.)  Communications Coord (PR & Mktg Spec III), Virginia Dept of Transportation (VDOT), Staunton, Virginia


47.)  Communications Officer, The Kresge Foundation, Troy, MI


48.)  Corporate Communications Director, CapTech Consulting, Richmond, VA


49.)  Internal Communications / Corporate Communications Specialist, Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA


50.)  Media Relation & Public Affairs Manager – Paris – France, Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Île-de-France, France


***  From Rue Wang:


51.)  Client Services Lead, Global Healthcare Communications Agency, Chicago, IL. or Princeton, NJ. (Local talent please.)


52.)  Medical Writer / Sr. Medical Writer, Medical Communication Agency, Chicago, IL


***  From Jeff Carrigan’s Big Shoes Network:


53.)  Advertising and Marketing Account Executive, Adams Publishing, Janesville, WI


54.)  Web & Social Media Manager, Radiological Society of North America, Oak Brook, IL


55.)  Public Relations Specialist Senior, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Eagan, MN


56.)  Music Marketing Manager Hip-Hop / R&B, Amazon, Santa Monica, CA


57.)  Assistant Publicist, No Big Deal PR, New York, NY


***  This week’s alternative job selections:


58.)  Plantation Manager, World Tree, Atlanta, Georgia


***  From Erin V. Copland:


Good morning,


I’d like to post a job announcement with your site and/or newsletter.


Thank you,

Erin V. Copland

Outreach and Transition Specialist

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)

University of Maryland


59.)  UWT Postdoctoral Research Associate, National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), University of MarylandCollege Park, MD


60.)  Animal Care and Training Internship (Winter), The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, Gulfport, Miss.


***  Weekly Piracy Report:


089-19   30.07.2019: 2220 UTC: Posn: 06:01.1S – 106:52.8E, around 5nm North of Tanjung Priok, Indonesia.

Six robbers armed with knives boarded a chemical tanker waiting for pilot. They injured the Chief Engineer on routine rounds. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped empty handed. Incident reported to the VTS.


088-19   30.07.2019: 2320 UTC: Posn: 03:56.8N – 098:48.7E, Belawan anchorage, Indonesia.

Two robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped empty handed. Incident reported to the Port Control.


087-19   29.07.2019: 0310 UTC: Posn: Tin Can Island Terminal, Port of Lagos, Nigeria.

Three robbers armed with metal sticks in a small boat approached and boarded a berthed container ship. They attacked the duty AB on routine rounds, stole his personal belongings and escaped. Alarm raised and a search was carried out. The duty AB was slightly injured during the incident and further medical checkup was initiated. The incident was reported to the PFSO and Harbour Master.


086-19   29.07.2019: 0330 UTC: Posn: 06:19.8N – 010:51.4W, Monrovia Roads, Liberia.

Armed robbers boarded an anchored bulk carrier ,stole ships property and escaped. Master tried to call Port Control but received no response.


085-19   27.07.2019: 1955 UTC: Posn: 01:45.5N – 101:22.0E, SDS Terminal, ST 01, Lubuk Gaung, Indonesia.

Four armed robbers boarded a berthed tanker during cargo operations. Alert crew noticed the robbers near the engine room and raised the alarm. Upon hearing the alarm and seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped through the steering gear room. A search was carried out. It was reported that engine spares were stolen. Incident reported to the PFSO.


084-19   22.07.2019: 2300 UTC: Posn: 01:04.15N – 103:54.20E, PT Dharma Sentosa Marindo Yard, Batam, Indonesia.

Four robbers in a boat approached and boarded a berthed offshore tug. Second mate on routine rounds noticed footprints on the main deck. Further checks revealed a storeroom padlock broken. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Vessel’s properties were reported stolen. The following day at 2100 UTC, a suspicious boat came alongside the tug with two persons onboard. One of them was armed with a knife. Alert crew raised the alarm resulting in the boat moving away. Incident reported to PFSO and Yard Manager.


083-19   26.07.2019: 0330 UTC: Posn: 06:18.06N – 003:23.35E, Lagos Anchorage, Nigeria.

During routine rounds, duty crew, getting a strong smell of cargo, approached the forward cargo tanks and noticed one unauthorised person jumping overboard with a hose. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Investigations indicated that the person was trying to steal cargo. Incident reported to the Navy patrol boat in the vicinity. A search of the surrounding waters conducted. Nothing reported stolen.


082-19   25.07.2019: 1240 UTC: Posn: 10:44N – 106:44E: Lotus Port, Pu My Bridge, Vietnam.

Third officer on routine rounds onboard a berthed general cargo ship noticed an unauthorised person on deck throwing items over the shipside. On checking the duty officer noticed two boats collecting the items. Alarm raised. Seeing the approaching officer, the unauthorised person escaped. Upon checking it was found the padlock of the forward store was broken. Local authorities notified.


***  Ball cap of the week: Basin Electric – Antelope Station


***  Coffee mug of the week:  IABC Iowa


***  T-Shirt of the week:   Petrified Forest National Park


***  Musical guest artist of the week:   R.E.M.


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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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