JOTW 47-2019


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JOTW 47-2019

November 25, 2019

The Free Job of the Week Newsletter

This is JOTW newsletter number 1,825


“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”

-Stephen R. Covey


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?


***  To submit a job for sharing on JOTW, please provide the job title, organization or company, and location and send it to Ned at   Provide a link or contact info so people can check out your listing or follow up if interested.


***  Posting a job is free.    Recruiters can submit up to three jobs for free.  Each job listing may be posted once in the newsletter for free


I request that you do not send pdf files that I have to copy and reformat.  I prefer you provide your very brief job description in an email rather than an enclosure.  Please limit the size of your position descriptions (generally to 500 words or less).  “Can’t Wait” blast email priority listings are $300, and “Top Job” placement is $100.  Just send to me at


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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!


***  Stand Out



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


Nothing scheduled


***  Your Very Next Step!



Your Very Next Step newsletter for September / October 2019

By Ned Lundquist

This edition of YVNS was sent to YVNS readers from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


The Sempember / October 2019 issue of Your Very Next Step newsletter is now available online




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

5 cool volunteer opportunities

26 travel/conservation/adventure jobs


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

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

***  From Sarah Fleischer:


1.)  Marketing Copy Director, Love & Company, Frederick, MD


Leads the development of creative messaging for our senior living community clients as well as our agency’s self-promotion and new business pitch efforts


2.)  Membership Engagement Manager, Direct Mail Communications, AMC HQ Office,  Appalachian Mountain Club , Boston, MA


3.)  Director of Development and External Relations, Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, New York, NY


4.)  Associate Director, Marketing & Communications, Endocrine Society, Washington, DC


***  From Shannon McCleary


Mr. Lundquist,


I am a Talent Acquisition Associate from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.  I am requesting a free job of the week posting:


Let me know if you have any questions, thank you!


Shannon McCleary

Talent Acquisition Associate

Human Resources

Brigham and Women’s Hospital


5.)  Executive Communication Specialist/ 40 Hours/ Office of Strategic Communication, Brigham & Women’s Hospital(BWH), Boston, MA


6.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Hawaiian Electric Company, Maui, HI


***  From Tom Crosson:


Ned, hope all is well.


General Dynamics Mission Systems is looking for a Social Media Manager. Hoping you can spread the word!


Thank you for everything you do!





Tom Crosson

General Dynamics Mission Systems Public Affairs


Social Media Manager General Dynamics Mission Systems, Fairfax, Virginia


8.)  Public Relations and Communications Assistant – Entry Level, Optimal Solutions, Schertz, TX


9.)  Senior Communications Strategist/Writer, LNG Canada, Vancouver, BC


10.)  CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS, United States Postal Service, Washington, DC


11.)  Director of Communications and Media Relations, Winston-Salem State University, University of North Carolina System, Winston-Salem, NC


12.)  Coordinator of External Programs and Communications, UNC Wilmington, University of North Carolina System, Wilmington, NC


13.)  Sr. Marketing Communications Specialist, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), UNC-Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina System, Chapel Hill, NC


14.)  Vice President of Strategic Communications, Hawaii Community Foundation, Honolulu, HI


15.)  Communications Associate, Magen David Yeshivah, Brooklyn, New York


16.)  Marketing and Digital Media Manager, Magen David Yeshivah, Brooklyn, New York


17.)  Executive and Internal Communications Writer, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, WI


***  From Bill Seiberlich:


19.)  The Marketing and Communications Manager, Office of International Affairs (OIA), Temple University, Philadelphia, PA


20.)  Director of Development and Communications, Coatesville Youth Initiative (CYI), Coatesville, PA


The Coatesville Youth Initiative (CYI) is seeking a full-time Director of Development and Communications to provide professional support to the executive director and board of directors in efforts to increase fund development and create awareness for the execution of our mission. The director of development and communications will take the lead role in resource development and management with a special emphasis on donor relations, and manage an effective communications plan to support our mission and strategic direction.  Familiarity with youth development, education, substance prevention, and community mobilization a plus.

The director of development and communications will work with the executive director, board members, donors, volunteers, staff and youth to advance the mission of the organization by executing a comprehensive development plan focused on current needs and future growth. Must be a strong, independent leader who can function without direct reports.  A minimum of five (5) years of experience, a pleasant demeanor and the ability to embrace our CYI guiding principles is required.

The Coatesville Youth Initiative fosters collaboration among and between all members, agencies and organizations in the greater Coatesville community where youth and young adults can build strong character to reach their full potential. Our work involves training youth leaders, enhancing family relationships, building community collaboration, and encouraging prevention education.

Position Description: The Coatesville Youth Initiative Director of Development and Communications is a full-time, exempt position that reports to the executive director. This staff member works with the executive director, board members, donors, volunteers and staff to advance the mission of the organization by establishing and executing a comprehensive development and communications plan focused on current needs and future growth. The director of development and communications must be a strong, independent professional who can function without direct reports.


Community Engagement: Serve as the CYI ambassador and advocate; represent CYI to current and potential partners both locally and regionally; publicize and raise community awareness of the activities of the organization, its programs, goals, mission and the needs of its users. Identify and create opportunities to enhance CYI’ visibility, position and credibility within the community.

Development Strategy: Establish, manage and lead the development strategy to achieve an annual fundraising target that supports CYI programming and operations.  All tasks will be accomplished in concert with the executive director and board of directors.

Nongovernment Grant Support:  Ascertain opportunities to maximize gifts and grants, including research to identify new individual, foundation and institutional prospects, including government grants.  Responsible for drafting and finalizing required proposals and all proposal components to ensure they are submitted in accordance with requirements.  Appropriately correspond and follow up with grantors.

Donor Relations and Stewardship:  Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential corporate, foundation and individual donors.  Develop and grow the existing donor base, increase the number of donors and evaluate the capacity giving of existing donors.  Strong focus on major giving.

Marketing/Public Relations: Oversee a communications and marketing plan that clearly articulates the strategic message for the organization, working in concert with CYI staff. Oversee the development of collateral materials for the CYI; ensure all publications are compelling, relevant, and accurate to move the organization’s mission strategically forward; establish/maintain positive relationships with media contacts; coordinate the strategic placement of foundation-related stories and program coverage across all media platforms; manage organization website; implement strategies surrounding social media; and provide messaging support for all staff and board.

Donor Management and Reporting/Metrics:  Confidentially manage donor information and maintain all records.  Acknowledge all gifts and pledges in a timely and professional manner.  Manage all donor reports, mailing and metrics through the organizational fundraising database.

Events: Collaborate with community partners to identify, plan and participate in events by and on behalf of CYI; work with committees and provide oversight for the planning, execution and follow-up for major CYI events, for example the Coatesville Back to School Event, Coatesville Youth Conference and Annual Fundraising Event.

Community Engagement: Serve as the CYI ambassador and advocate; represent CYI to current and potential partners both locally and regionally; publicize and raise community awareness of the activities of the organization, its programs, goals, mission and the needs of its users. Identify and create opportunities to enhance CYI’ visibility, position and credibility within the community.


Demonstrated fundraising achievements and grant writing ability, with demonstrated success in growing the donor base across foundations, individuals and corporations and donor relations required. Proven track record of successful fundraising/asset development activities.

Undergraduate degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience at a nonprofit in a development role.  Familiarity with youth development, education, substance prevention, and community mobilization a plus.

CFRE credentialed a plus; membership in the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) a plus.

Passion for working with youth and demonstrated ability to communicate with and fully engage youth and their families as partners.

Strong leader with vision, high energy, and the ability to motivate, lead and inspire the board, staff, collaborating partners and donors. Exemplary relationship-building and interpersonal skills.

Demonstrated ability to cultivate relationships with donors and prospective funders. Ability to point to specific examples of initiating operational strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth.

Experience with donor and gift management software required. Knowledge of prospect research tools preferred.

Demonstrated success partnering with a board leadership to cultivate board engagement and ensure committed, consistent participation in fundraising efforts.

Recognized public relations experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.

Demonstrated and effective written and verbal communication skills. Exceptional communicator, internally and externally, both orally and in writing; proven ability to respond clearly and effectively to sensitive public and media inquiries while maintaining a positive public image.

Demonstrated skills managing a comprehensive communications and marketing strategy to create awareness and a consistent brand identity across all platforms.

Ability to understand and work with diverse constituencies and multiple viewpoints.

Excellent writing skills with significant grant writing (governments, foundation, corporate) and donor correspondence experience.

Ability to work independently and as a member of a high performing team.  Must be flexible, have initiative, and operate at a high level of productivity.  Ability to collaborate and delegate a must.

Impeccable judgement; professional, enthusiastic, confident self-starter.

Skillful in office-based computer applications: MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Power-Point, Outlook).

Skilled with use of the Internet & social media (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.) preferred.

About the Coatesville Youth Initiative: The mission of the Coatesville Youth Initiative is to contribute to a vibrant future for Coatesville by engaging youth in experiences that support their success in school and in life, and by uniting a wide range of partners to make the community better for everyone.

Competitive Salary and Benefits commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:


Applications without both resume and cover letter will not be considered.

All Applications must be received no later than 12/6/19.

The Coatesville Youth Initiative is an equal opportunity employer.


Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume, as an attachment, via e-mail to Daniel J. Brannen at:


21.)  Senior Specialist, Global Communications, Merck, North Wales, Pennsylvania


22.)  Vice President for Marketing and Communications, Alcorn State University, Alcorn State, MS


23.)  Communications Manager – US Navy, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Barbaricum, Dahlgren, VA


24.)  Media Analyst – U.S. Army Office of the Chief of Public Affairs, Barbaricum, ARLINGTON, VA


25.)  Communications PR/Media Strategist, Oregon Education Association, Portland, OR


26.)  Communications Manager, Discovery Education, Charlotte, NC

***  From Francis Onofrio, APR, Fellow PRSA:


Good Morning:


Please post this position – I appreciate it!


Thank you, Fran


Francis Onofrio, APR, Fellow PRSA



Bethany, CT 06524


27.)  Public relations professional, Mason, Bethany, CT


Mason, Inc. is an award-winning, New Haven-area brand communications firm with a well-known client roster of local, regional and national companies in the consumer, entertainment and B2B industries. We are currently seeking a public relations professional with strong writing skills, excellent communication skills, and a passion for the business to lead and assist with managing our expanding client roster.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a communication field, public relations preferred
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of agency experience
  • Strong writing skills with portfolio and examples
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated, detail orientated and organized
  • Understanding of social media strategies, content development and implementation a plus
  • Must be innovative, able to thrive in a fluid, dynamic, changing environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and work well within a team environment
  • Consumer and B2B client experience is a plus

We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package and a great working environment.  If you think you have what it takes, please e-mail your cover letter, resume and salary requirements.  We are an equal opportunity employer.


28.)  Communications Associate, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC


29.)  Communications and Media – Manager Strategic Communications Team, American Bar Association, Washington, DC


30.)  Communications & Government Affairs Manager, Veyo Logistics, Windsor, CT


31.)  Digital Content & Social Media Specialist, ECS Federal, LLC, Fairfax, VA


32.)  Communication Advisor, LyondellBasell, Houston, TX


33.)  Social Media Assistant, African Affairs/Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs (AF/PDPA), Olgoonik, Washington, DC


34.)  Communications Manager, George W. Bush Presidential Center, Dallas, TX


35.)  Communications Manager, Data Kind, Brooklyn, New York


36.)  Communications & Outreach Specialist, UNLV School of Nursing, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV


37.)  Internal Communications Manager – Office of Strategic Communications, Georgetown University, Washington, DC


38.)  Global Communications Manager, Human Resources, PPG Industries, Pittsburgh, PA


39.)  Sr Communication Specialist, PPG, Troy, Michigan


40.)  Manager of Customer Marketing & Communication, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Boston, MA


41.)  Communications Associate, Collaborative Initiatives, BSR, Paris, TX


42.)  Assistant Commissioner, Internal Communications, New York City DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION, Queens, NY


43.)  Advisor/Project Coordinator Campaigns and Communications, Dirigo Public Affairs, Washington, DC


44.)  Global Marketing Communications Manager, AGCO, Duluth, GA


45.)  Mgr, Public Relations and Channel Communications, AGCO, Duluth, GA


46.)  Praktikant (m/w/d) als Marketing Communication Specialist,  AGCO, Marktoberdorf, Germany


47.)  Lead Writer, Executive Communications, Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC


48.)  Social Media Manager,  Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia (Remote)


49.)  Public Relations/Marketing Manager, Csoft International, Boston, MA


50.)  Technical Writer, Advanced Systems & Technologies (AS&T) division, L3Harris, Ashburn,VA


51.)  News Reporter, Northeastern University, Boston, MA


52.)  Senior Associate, Communications, VillageReach, Seattle, Washington


53.)  Public Relations Assistant, Atlanta Hawks (NBA), Atlanta, GA


54.)  Media Strategist, Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC), Arlington, VA


55.)  Associate Manager, Communications and Strategy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC


56.)  Global Initiatives Communications & Marketing Specialist, Miami University, Oxford, OH


57.)  Specialist, Airport Operations Communications, Hawaiian Airlines, Honolulu, HI*2195A91FE3255C3B


58.)  Press Interns, U.S. Senator Schumer (D-NY), Washington, DC


***  From Nandani Dangayach:


59.)  PR – Sr. Account Manager, Public Relations Agency, Offered by Lynn Hazan & Associates, Near North Chicago Suburb, IL


Are you an experienced PR professional, passionate about writing/editing & pitching media? Do you have a nose for news & solid foundation of working with clients? Track record of successful placements?

Are you curious about real estate or want to learn more? Our favorite real estate PR agency client seeks Sr. Account Manager to join team. New business wins spell success for agency & need to hire. Interested in working full time or part-time (25 hrs/wk)? Fridays are “Work from home”.

Client is boutique, family-friendly agency, flexible hours. Strong emphasis on creativity, integrity, determination & fun. Ideal candidate enjoys collaborative, open environment; stays up-to-date on trends /current events. Must have access to car for client/industry events. Writing test part of interview.


Desired Skills and Experience:


             5+ years of professional experience in journalism, public relations and/or corporate communications. Number of years not as important as depth of experience & expertise to add to firm’s growth.

             Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or English. Superlative writing, pitching & editing skills, including knowledge of AP style.

             Strong interpersonal skills – able to get along well with variety of personalities.

             Excellent time-management skills, attention to detail; able to meet multiple deadlines simultaneously.

             Enjoys working independently or as team member.

             Great work & good play ethic.

             Real estate knowledge a plus.

             Bonus points for existing relationships with local & national media.


             Sr. Account Manager will develop & execute innovative PR campaigns for some of Chicago’s most high-profile real estate firms & developments.

             Diverse client roster spans residential and commercial sectors& includes companies with both a local and national presence. Clients include builders, developers, investors, property managers, brokers, contractors, architects & interior designers.

             Candidate will write & edit news releases, bylines & blog posts; identify compelling story angles & pitch to appropriate media outlets (mostly print, digital, TV & radio).

             Fulfill source requests; cultivate relationships with influential reporters & editors.

             Need access to car for client meetings, events & industry functions.


Name of the company : Lynn Hazan & Associates


Location : Chicago Suburbs


To Apply:

Send your resume, requested salary, writing samples & answers to questions from this link to  Your follow up call to 312-863-5401 will make a difference.


60.)  Director of Communications and Marketing, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA


61.)  Communications and Marketing Associate, High Line Canal Conservancy Denver, Colorado


62.)  Public Relations Assistant, National Football League (NFL), New York, NY


63.)  Digital Communications Associate, TAG, New York, NY


***  JOTW’s alternative selection(s) of the week:


64.)  Lift Operator, Red Lodge Mountain, Red Lodge, Montana


65.)  Park Ranger (River Patrol), Dinosaur National Monument, National Park Service, Department of the Interior,  Dinosaur, Colorado


***  Weekly Piracy Report:


140-19   18.10.2019: 1507 UTC: Posn: 01:05.1N – 103:42.3E, Singapore Straits.

Five robbers armed with knives and crowbars boarded a tanker underway and entered the engine room. Duty Engine crew noticed the robbers and raised the alarm, resulting in the robbers escaping without stealing anything. Incident reported to Singapore VTIS.


139-19   11.11.2019: 0700 – 0730 UTC: Enroute from Bonny to Onne Port, Nigeria.

Ten armed persons attacked a passenger boat and kidnapped four Immigration Officers. The Nigerian Navy rescued the kidnapped Immigration Officers on 13 November. No casualties reported.


***  Ball cap of the week:  Commander U.S. Fifth Fleet


***  Coffee mug of the week:   Be Heard


***  T-Shirt of the week:   Lewis & Clark – A North Dakota Adventure – Bicentennial 2003-2006


***  Musical guest artist of the week:   Arlo Guthrie


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***  Ha’ina ‘ia mai ana ka’puana

(And So The Story Is Told)



IABC World Conference

Shift #AreyouReady

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