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September 30, 2019
The Free Job of the Week Newsletter
This is JOTW newsletter number 1,819
“It is not infrequent to hear men declaim loudly upon liberty, who if we may judge by the whole tenor of their actions, mean nothing else by it but their own liberty – to oppress without control or restraint of the laws all who are poorer or weaker than themselves.”
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*** Here are your JOTW job opportunities for this week:
1.) Communications and Outreach Specialist, Sussex Conservation District, Georgetown, DE
2.) Internal Communications Coordinator, Panorama Mortgage Group, LLC, Waukesha, WI
3.) Public Relations Coordinator, Historic Columbia, Columbia, South Carolina
4.) Corporate Communications, InSequence, Inc., St. Louis, MO
*** From Sandra L. Rodriguez
5.) Senior Specialist, Communications, SoundExchange, Washington, D.C.
Based in Washington, D.C., SoundExchange provides royalty solutions for sound recordings and publishing, serving as a critical backbone to today’s digital music industry. The organization collects and distributes digital performance royalties on behalf of more than 185,000 recording artists’ and master rights owners’ accounts. To date, SoundExchange has paid out more than $6 billion in royalties. The Communications team at SoundExchange is looking to a senior specialist to join a new Comms and PR team. We’re looking for an excellent writer, who can assist with content development; in particular internal and external presentations, web content, and annual report development.
6.) Manager, Communications and Public Relations, National Potato Council, Washington, DC
7.) Communications Specialist I, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
8.) Public Relations Administrator (media relations experience required), American Society of Clinical Oncology, Alexandria, Virginia
9.) Technical Editor & Publication Specialist I, ALASKA AIRLINES, Seattle, Washington, United States
10.) Communications Specialist, Office of Communications and Marketing, General Services Administration, Washington DC
11.) VP, Public Relations, Grubhub, Chicago, IL
12.) Director of Communications and Marketing, River Pointe Church, Richmond, TX
13.) Assistant Vice President -Communications Strategist, Corporate Communications, Moody’s Shared Services, New York, NY
14.) Director of Marketing & Public Relations, Adirondack Experience, Blue Mt. Lake, NY
15.) Director of Public Relations, Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri
16.) VP, Communications, Niantic Labs, San Francisco, CA
17.) Communications Manager, The National Flute Association, Chicago, Illinois
18.) Vice President, Global Communications (Laura Mercier), (PR, Communications, Social Media and Brand Cause), Shiseido Americas Corporation, New York, NY
*** From Bill Seiberlich:
19.) Assoc. Communications Specialist, Aerolabs, Excelon, Kennett Square, PA
20.) Communications & Digital Media Associate, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia, PA
21.) Digital Media Planner, ad+one, San Francisco, CA
22.) Director Division of Communications, National Credit Union Administration, Alexandria, Virginia
*** From Joe Navratil:
Appreciate if you can run this in jotw. Media Plans/SC position with the Forest Service in Wine Country. Open to federal employees only.
Thank you ~
Director of Public Affairs and Communications
Pacific Southwest Region
23.) Public Affairs Specialist, Forest Service, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Vallejo, CA
24.) Marketing & Communications Director, Channel Islands YMCA, Santa Barbara, CA
*** From Andrew Hudson’s Jobs List:
25.) Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Denver South Transportation Management Association (DSTMA), Denver, CO
26.) Senior Director of Communications, Healthier Colorado, Denver, CO
27.) Media and Public Relations Specialist, Ball Aerospace, Broomfield, Boulder, Colorado
*** From Jeff Carrigan’s Big Shoes Network:
28.) Content Writer / Social Strategist, Russell Herder, Minneapolis, MN
29.) Marketing Communications Intern, Milk Specialties Global, Eden Prairie, MN
30.) Global Media Relations Manager, Corporate & Government Affairs (CGA) team, Mondelēz International, Inc., Deerfield, IL
*** From Mac’s List:
31.) Communication Manager, Cascade Forest Conservancy, Portland, Oregon
32.) COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE—CONTENT CREATION, BRINK COMMUNICATIONS, Portland, Oregon
33.) Communications & Public Relations Manager, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company,, Dallas, TX
34.) Marketing/Communications Assistant, Michigan Paving and Materials, Canton, MI
35.) Communications and E-Marketing, Link Manufacturing, Ltd., Sioux Center, IA
36.) Vice President, Public Relations, Options Clearing Corporation, Chicago, IL
37.) Internal Communications Specialist, National Transportation Safety Board, Washington, District of Columbia
38.) Content Specialist (Corporate Communications), G&A Partners, Houston, TX
39.) Canadian Communications Specialist, Stand, Vancouver, BC, Canada
40.) Marketing & Communications Coordinator, Association of School Business Officials International, Ashburn, VA
41.) Senior Director, Marketing and Communications, College of Liberal Arts Administration, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
42.) Manager – Advancement Communications. Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY
43.) Senior Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
44.) Media Relations Specialist, American Battlefield Trust, Washington, DC
45.) Senior Director, Internal Communications, Sage Therapeutics, Cambridge, Massachusetts
46.) Supervisory Senior Communications Advisor, U.S. Agency for International Development, Arlington County, Virginia
*** From Kimmi Cantrell:
I would like to post the following Marketing and Communications Director Job Description (please see attached).
Applicants can apply directly to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need any additional information, please let me know.
Enjoy this day,
Managing Director, DC
Careers In Nonprofits
47.) Marketing and Communications Director, Careers In Nonprofits – a staffing firm in the nonprofit sector, Leesburg, VA
Do you have extensive experience in Marketing for Associations or Nonprofits?
Are you proactive and eager to lead an organization’s marketing strategy?
Are you passionate about communicating messages effectively to constituents?
We are currently in search of a Marketing and Communications Director for a Religious Based Advocacy Organization. The position is based in Leesburg, VA. This is a Permanent, Full-Time position.
ORGANIZATION TYPE: Religious Based Advocacy Organization
LOCATION: Leesburg, VA
POSITION TITLE: Marketing and Communications Director
SALARY: $85,000 – $105,000/annual
Is This Your Dream Job? The Marketing and Communications Director will be responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of company-wide marketing and digital strategies, communications, and public relations activities, both internal and external. This role will also oversee the development and implementation of support materials and services for international affiliates in the areas of capacity building resources. You will direct the efforts of the marketing and web development team, and coordinate on a strategic and tactical level across fundraising, program, and capacity building departments.
The ideal candidate is an experienced and visionary marketing professional who is excited to move the organization competitively into the digital marketplace.
- Competitive health benefits package
- Generous PTO
- 403(b) retirement plan
- Experience overseeing the design and production of website, social media, video, print materials, and publications.
- Demonstrated skills, knowledge, and experience in the design and execution of building strategic marketing, communications and public relations plans and activities.
- Strong creative, strategic, analytical, and organizational skills.
- Experience developing and managing budgets, and hiring, training, developing, supervising and appraising personnel.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills; English proficiency in writing and speech; demonstrated successful experience writing press releases, making presentations, and negotiating with media.
- Experience in word processing, data base management, and page layout; knowledge of SEO, Google Analytics, Google Ads, SEO, and web traffic metrics; comfortable learning and implementing new software.
- Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams.
- Thrives on meeting aggressive deadlines in a fast-paced environment, ability to work on and prioritize multiple short-term and long-term projects at once
- Friendly, professional, and helpful attitude.
Education & Experience:
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in marketing, communications or public relations with demonstrated success, preferably in the nonprofit or association sector.
- Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, public relations preferred. Graduate degree in a related field is desirable.
- Willingness to take advantage of professional learning opportunities that will increase her or his knowledge and skill base.
Marketing, Communications, and Public Relations
- Create, implement, and measure the success of a comprehensive marketing, communications, and public relations plan that will enhance the organization’s image and competitively position it within the marketplace.
- Drive all internal and external marketing, communications, and public relations materials, including editorial direction, design, production, and distribution of publications, website, and media relations.
- Lead the development of a new website and launch an integrated digital marketing strategy focused on engaging supporters and bringing them closer to beneficiaries and field work through the use of video and other online initiatives.
- Coordinate media interest that positions the organization as a thought leader in the marketplace, ensuring regular contact with target media and appropriate response to media requests.
- Develop, coordinate, and oversee programs, technical assistance, and resource materials to affiliate organizations and provide counsel to affiliates on marketing, communications, and public relations.
- Assure brand consistency throughout the organization’s internal and external presence.
Strategic Planning and Budgeting
- Responsible for the development and achievement of marketing, communications, and public relations mission, goals, and financial objectives, ensuring evaluation systems and progress reports related to goals and objectives are in place.
- Develop short¬-term and long-term organizational plans and budgets for marketing, communications, and public relations, and make recommendations to CEO and COO.
- Develop and maintain strategic direction on programs and services in coordination with senior and mid-level staff.
- Ensure organization’s mission, vision, and core values are adhered to and practiced through the organization.
- Keep informed of developments in the fields of marketing, communications, public relations, and non-profit marketing.
- Formulate and administer marketing, communications, and public relations policies to ensure the integrity of the organization and to protect the safety and privacy of beneficiaries.
- Lead a growing team of cross-functional marketing, communications, public relations, and web development professionals with provision for succession.
We’d love to hear from you.
If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “Marketing & Communications Director” in the subject line.
Know a friend who would be a great fit? Feel free to send us their resume as well.
Is this position not a great fit?
For more information about Careers In Nonprofits and our other available opportunities and workshops, please visit our website at www.careersinnonprofits.com.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regretfully can only respond to those candidates who best meet the requirements of a specific position or whose backgrounds are generally applicable to our client base. Please rest assured that we retain all candidate information for possible future matches, even if you do not hear from us in regard to your application in response to this ad.
48.) Communications Manager, National Audubon Society, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA
49.) Vice President Communications, W. R. Grace & Co., Columbia, MD
50.) Communications Manager, Eno Center for Transportation, Washington, DC
51.) Director, Brand and Communications, Blue Meridian Partners, New York, New York
52.) Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Athens State University, Athens, AL
53.) Vice President, Marketing and Communications, USL San Diego, San Diego, CA
54.) Vice President, Public Relations, ReviveHealth, Nashville, TN
55.) Public Relations Vice President, Highwire PR, New York, NY
56.) VP – Corporate Sales, GeoBlue, King of Prussia, PA
57.) irector of Communications and Publications Editor, Capitol Technology University, Laurel, MD
58.) Director of Advocacy, TransitCenter, New York, New York
59.) SVP Marketing and Communications, Weather Group Television LLC, Atlanta, GA
60.) Assistant Director for Communications, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
*** JOTW’s alternative selection(s) of the week:
61.) Forestry Technician (Wilderness/Trails), Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, Libby, Montana
*** Weekly Piracy Report:
113-19 25.09.2019: 2015 UTC: Posn: 01:34N – 104:31E, Around 16nm East of Bandar Penawar, Johor, Malaysia.
Unnoticed, robbers boarded an anchored tanker via anchor chain and stole ship’s equipment from the forward store and escaped. Incident reported to regional authorities.
114-19 23.09.2019: 1700 UTC: Posn: 13:46N – 120:59E, Mabini Anchorage, Philippines.
Duty crew onboard an anchored tanker noticed a person attempting to open the anchor hawse pipe cover. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Incident reported to local agent.
112-19 22.09.2019: 0100 UTC: Posn: 02:32.44S – 080:05.72W, Around 4.5nm WNW of Isla Escalante, Ecuador.
Two duty crew onboard a container ship under pilotage failed to respond to routine radio checks from the OOW. Investigations revealed that both the crews had been assaulted and tied up. They reported that seven persons armed with a shotgun had boarded, taken them hostage and stolen their personal effects and radios before escaping. The ship proceeded to Posorja roads where the coast guard and anti-narcotics police team boarded and searched the vessel. Once clearance was given the ship resumed her passage.
111-19 23.09.2019: 0358 UTC: Posn: 05:34.05N – 119:07.05E, Around 6.3nm North of Pulau Tambisan, Sabah, Malaysia.
Seven armed persons in two pump boats, wearing camouflage uniforms and masks, approached two fishing vessels. The persons boarded the fishing vessels, held the crew at gunpoint and took their personal effects, phones and documentation. Before leaving the armed persons kidnapped three crew members from one fishing vessel and headed to Tawi-Tawi Islands.
110-19 23.09.2019: 0315 UTC: Posn: 06:17.7N – 003:14.1E, Lagos Secure Anchorage Area, Nigeria.
Duty watchmen onboard a tanker noticed two robbers near the forward cargo tanks and raised the alarm. One robber shouted at the watchkeeper and made a threatening gesture. Alarm raised and Nigerian navy patrol boat responded and searched the waters around the tanker. Investigations showed a section of the razor wire was broken and the vapour locks of the forward cargo tanks were opened.
109-19 16.09.2019: 0250 UTC: Posn: 09:25.0N – 013:44.1W, Around 5nm SSW of Conakry, Guinea.
Four robbers armed with a gun and knives boarded an anchored tanker. They took hostage the duty AB, tide his hands and forced him to lead them to the bridge. Once inside the bridge the robbers took hostage the duty officer and forced him to lead them to the Captain, Chief Engineer, third officer and bosun’s cabins. After looting the cabins, the robbers locked the crew in a cabin and escaped. Crew personal belongings, cash and ship’s properties stolen.
*** Ball cap of the week: USS Lake Erie CG 50
*** Coffee mug of the week: General Dynamics NASSCO T-AKE
*** T-Shirt of the week: Birdwatcher’s General Store 2019
*** Musical guest artist of the week: Shiny Toy Guns
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IABC World Conference
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