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JOTW 01-2020

January 6, 2020

The Free Job of the Week Newsletter

This is JOTW newsletter number 1,831


“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”

– Plato


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


***  This is a cooperative service.  It relies on your participation and contribution.  As you receive the benefit of this free newsletter, you should also send in jobs you learn about.  This is especially the case when there are job listings in the companies that you work for.


***  To sign up for JOTW’s new Google Groups list, send an email to Ned at and request to join the new listerv.  If you receive this as an email from, then you are on this list.


***  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.


***  Here’s the link for the JOTW newsletter on the website:


***  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



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.


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***  Use these free resources to create your IABC Gold Quill Awards entry


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


Feb. 25-29                           London, UK


***  Announcing the JOTW New Year’s Resolution Haiku Contest


Here are Mike Sorohan’s last minute entries.  We have a winner.  Take your pick:


This year I resolve:

More exercise; eat better

For maybe one day.


Fresh from the dryer,

Your underwear clings to me

Like a scorned lover.


Where is Ned today?

Some airport in some city;

Going somewhere else.


Thankful for Spellcheck.

It has helped my career in

pubic relations


Dear JOTW:

Here’s my One-Paragraph Pitch:

Will work for money.


Think Outside the Box:

Haikus were 5-7-5;

Now you can make them any length you want and you can even change subjects and mention Jim Parsons if you desire. Oh, and nature.


Chevy Focus Groups:

They’re “real people; not actors.”

Never would have guessed.


***  Your Very Next Step!


Your Very Next Step newsletter for November / December 2019

By Ned Lundquist

This edition of YVNS was sent to YVNS readers from Monterey, California.


The November / December 2019 issue of Your Very Next Step newsletter is now available online




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

8 cool volunteer opportunities

21 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.)  Governor’s Summer Intern- Communications, State of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN


2.)  Advancement Writer, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT


3.)  Paid Communications & Science Delivery Resource Assistant, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station (NRS), MobilizeGreen Madison, WI


4.)  Brazil Region Communications Leader, Baker Hughes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


5.)  Measurement & Sensing Communications Leader, Baker Hughes, BILLERICA, MA


6.)  Communications Manager – at Baker Hughes, Baker Hughes, SAN RAMON, CA


***  From Rachael Lyon:


Hi Ned,


Below is a new opportunity with cybersecurity leader Forcepoint based in Austin, Texas. Thanks!!!





7.)  Director of Internal Communications, Forcepoint, Austin, Texas—Texas—Austin/Director-of-Internal-Communications_JR461850


8.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Smithsonian Institution, Cambridge, Massachusetts


9.)  Communications and Public Affairs Advisor, Petroplan, London, United Kingdom


10.)  PR and Communications Manager, G Adventures, Boston, MA,6_IC1154532_KO7,23.htm


***  From Laura Quigley:


Hi Ned,


Attached please find two job advertisements, one for a Digital Communication Officer and one for a Social Media Coordinator – both with the STOP program at Vital Strategies. The specifics for the jobs are listed below.


Happy New Year!





Laura Quigley


11.)  Digital Communication Officer, STOP, Vital Strategies, New York, NY


12.)  Social Media Coordinator, STOP, Vital Strategies, New York, NY


13.)  Marketing Public Relations Manager, Marriott International, Inc., St Thomas, VI


14.)  Director of Public Relations, Marriott International, Inc., Guangdong, China


15.)  Mgr-Public Relations I, The Castle Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Marriott International, Dalian, China


16.)  Broadcaster/Webcaster for Social Media, Uyghur Service, Radio Free Asia (RFA), Washington, DC


17.)  Director of Communications and Marketing, Military Institute, Lexington, VA


18.)  Communications Specialist, Arab Regional Payment System (ARPS), Arab Monetary Fund, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


19.)  Live Nation Entertainment, Marketing/PR Assistant – Boston, Cambridge, MA—Boston_JR-28265


20.)  Public Relations Specialist- Senior, Ukpeagvik Iñupiat Corporation/Bowhead Family of Companies, Patuxent River, MD*50C25C05FA1BD2F5


21.)  Corporate Communication Associate, Imaging Division, FNAC ID, FUJIFILM North America Corp, Valhalla, NY


***  From Bill Seiberlich:


22.)  Public Relations and Marketing Associate, Jefferson Health, Abington, PA


23.)  Intern – Public Affairs and Corporate Communications, The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) , Philadelphia, PA


24.)  Senior Public Relations Strategist – Senior Manager, Deloitte, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


25.)  Communications Lead Specialist, Deloitte, San Diego, California


26.)  External Communications Manager, Green Dot Agency, Deloitte, Jersey City, New Jersey


***  From Paula Kiger:




Thanks so much for doing this.


I have two to submit. Both are remote editing positions (one FT and one PT). People are welcome to contact me for details.


Let me know if you have any questions and/or if I missed any of the requirements for submitting.






Paula Kiger


(850) 556-3517


27.)  Editor, Futureplc (, Remote

Managing Editor –


28.)  Infrastructure editor (part-time), Futureplc/SmartBrief, Remote


29.)  Manager External Communications, The Hertz Corporation, Estero, FL


30.)  Corporate Communications Summer Intern, The Hertz Corporation, Estero, FL


***  From Carrie Johnson:


Hi Ned,


Please share this Content Manager position opening at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) with the JOTW network in the New Year.



Carrie Johnson

Assistant Director of Marketing and Media Relations



31.)  Content Managerm Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), Washington, DC


The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), a national higher education organization committed to improving the quality of undergraduate education, seeks a talented and experienced storyteller for the position of Content Manager.

The Content Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of the association’s creative content for use across a range of mediums. This position reports to the Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs and works closely with the Director of Digital Communications and Strategy both to align communications and marketing efforts and to implement campaign strategies. Additionally, this position plays a key role in ensuring that AAC&U’s digital communications conform to brand and style guidelines and align with the association’s mission and priorities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create engaging and informative content that effectively distils complex ideas and translates material for multiple formats and audiences; research and develop ideas and create/edit content for website, storytelling opportunities, thought leadership pieces, infographics, email campaigns, social media posts, video scripting, and more.
  • Manage the content creation process from idea to execution of the final product; collaborate with staff across the Association to develop creative content related to AAC&U programs, projects, and events for use across a range of distribution channels in support of strategic communications and marketing goals.
  • Lead social media strategy and execution; manage and maintain the Association’s blog and its social media accounts; capture and create content to write/edit, schedule, and coordinate blog and social media posts.
  • Drive employee social media engagement efforts.
  • Apply social listening to identify potential engagement opportunities and map Association content to trending issues in higher education; utilize Search Engine Optimization (SEO) practices to gain exposure, drive traffic, and improve content.
  • Own the editorial process to ensure all creative content meets brand standards and editorial guidelines.
  • Manage visual asset needs for web, social, and email.
  • Maintain communications content calendar, including, blogs, emails, announcements, and more.
  • Manage freelance writers and design sources as needed.


  • A bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, professional writing, English, journalism, or related area
  • 3–5 years of marketing and content creation experience with a proven ability to write for a variety of digital formats and channels; minimum of 3 years’ experience managing social media channels
  • Ability to identify, understand and translate complex ideas simply and effectively; demonstrated ability to distill succinct messaging from complex or undeveloped concepts
  • Outstanding writing skills and mastery in storytelling; ability to convey points persuasively, to adapt writing for different goals and audiences, and to craft compelling messages with appeal for various audiences
  • Experience creating content for the web and growing a social audience
  • Strong understanding of existing and emerging inbound marketing approaches, social

media platforms, and SEO

  • Experience in strategizing, implementing, and managing social media campaigns
  • Excellent copyediting, project-management, and cross-functional communication skills
  • Knowledge of higher education and its contemporary issues.
  • A portfolio that showcases blogs, landing pages, collateral, infographics, videos, and more

Salary commensurate with experience; plus exceptional benefits. Please submit a résumé, a cover letter describing relevant and salary requirements to: AAC&U, Box SDSS, 1818 R Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009 or Review of applications will begin Monday, January 6, 2020.

AAC&U believes that a broadly diverse staff is critical to achieving excellence as a national higher education association. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with the full range of fair employment practices and non-discrimination laws.


32.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Army Installation Management Command, Department of the Army, Fort Huachuca, Arizona


33.)  Manager of Special Events & Communications, Sphinx Organization, Detroit, Michigan


34.)  Full-Time Reporter, The Jamestown Sun, Jamestown, North Dakota


35.)  Global Head ofCommunications, TTEC, Englewood, CO


36.)  Community Manager, Social Media Asia Pacific – Global Communications, HSBC, Hong Kong, China


37.)  Communications Intern, Lemelson-MIT Program, Cambridge, MA


38.)  Communications Strategist, People & Culture, PM Hotel Group, Chevy Chase Village, MD


39.)  Corporate Communications Strategist, Parametric, Seattle, WA


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


41.)  Manager, Reservations Training, QA & Communications (30% Travel), Frontier Airlines, Denver, CO


42.)  Program Manager, Marketing & Communications, Wikimedia Foundation, San Francisco, California


43.)  Communications Specialist, CrowdStrike, Sunnyvale, CA


44.)  Communications Manager, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Rockville, MD


45.)  Head of Corporate Communications, N26 GmbH, Berlin, Germany


46.)  Senior PR Specialist – Corporate Communications, N26 GmbH, Berlin, Germany


47.)  Director of Global Public Relations, N26 GmbH, Berlin, Germany


***  From Mac’s List:


48.)  Marketing Communications Coordinator, OCHIN, Portland, Oregon


49.)  Public Engagement Manager, City of Vancouver, Vancouver, Washington


50.)  Communications Coordinator, Catholic Schools Endowment Foundation of Oregon, Portland, Oregon


51.)  Communications and Constituent Services Specialist, Dept of Education, Commonwealth of Virginia, Richmond, VA


52.)  Multimedia Design Specialist, Dept of Education, Commonwealth of Virginia, Richmond, VA


53.)  Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) Danville VA Bureau, WSET/ABC 13, Lynchburg, Virginia


54.)  Communications Manager, American College of Medical Toxicology, Tucson, Arizona


55.)  Communications and Membership Internship, Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling, Boston, MA


56.)  Communications Specialist, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, Norfolk, VA


57.)  Senior Communications Associate, Sard Verbinnen & Co., San Francisco, California


58.)  PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST, Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Department of the Air Force, March AFB, California


***  From Andrew Hudson’s Jobs List:


59.)  Director of Communications, Colorado Secretary of State, State of Colorado, Denver, CO


60.)  Director of Communications, Vail Resorts, Broomfield, Colorado, US


61.)  Director of Corporate Communications, Velocity Global, Denver, CO


62.)  Reporter, WYPR 88.1 FM, Baltimore, MD


63.)  Communications Student Intern, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Austin, TX


64.)  Cyber Communications and Engagement Specialist, Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


65.)  Manager, Corporate Communications SFO, United Airlines, San Francisco, CA,%20Corporate%20Communications%20%20SFO


66.)  Senior Staff Representative – Corporate & Government Affairs, United Airlines, Washington, DC


67.)  Senior Manager, Regional Communications, United Airlines, New York, NY,-Regional-Communications/


68.)  Internal Communications Specialist, Spirit Airlines, Miramar, FL,FL?jid=DO589b23b1b46a0e7b565529fdc9f14df1


69.)  Radio Syndication Reporter, Bloomberg, New York, NY


70.)  Marketing & Communication Manager, JUMP Technology, Paris, France


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


71.)  Director of Communications | Marketing, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin


72.)  Content Curator, Writer, Storyteller, CEL, Minneapolis, MN


73.)  Media Buyer, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Milwaukee, WI


74.)  Public Relations Intern, Yeti Coolers, Austin, TX


75.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Bureau of Global Public Affairs, Office of Website Management (GPA/WM), Department of State, Washington, District of Columbia


76.)  Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs, PETER G. PETERSON FOUNDATION, NEW YORK, NEW YORK


77.)  Communications Manager, North American Bikeshare Association, Remote


78.)  Communications Coordinator, Dept of Transportation, Commonwealth of Virginia, Colonial Heights, VA


79.)  Public Affairs Communications Manager, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York


80.)  Senior Public Relations Assistant, Qatar Airways, New York, NY


81.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, Tomah, Wisconsin


82.)  Communications Officer, FLSmidth, Salt Lake City, UT


83.)  Adjunct Faculty – Communication, Blue Ridge Community College, Augusta, VA


84.)  Pubic Relations Specialist, Sunrise Systems, Inc., Miami Gardens, FL,-Inc./Job/Pubic-Relations-Specialist/-in-Miami-Gardens,FL?jid=DQ0dd83943630553f3305ee00aa53e562b&job_id=75179e6b67e40f206d798429ab1c1ae5


85.)  Senior Workforce Communications Strategist, Mitre Corporation, McLean, VA


86.)  Communications Specialist, Gryphon Technologies, Arlington, VA


87.)  Associate Director for Internal Communications, NPR, Washington, DC


88.)  Director for Public Service & Investigative Journalism, NPR, Washington, DC


89.)  Chief International Editor, NPR, Washington, DC


90.)  Communications Intern, American Friends Service Committee, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


91.)  Marketing & Communication Manager, JUMP Technology, in Paris, Ile-de-France, France


92.)  Media Relations Manager – Global Banking and Markets, Bank Of America, New York, New York


93.)  Chief Marketing & Communications Strategist, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC


94.)  Media Relations Specialist, Beacon Hill Staffing Group, LLC, Washington, DC


95.)  Vice President, Corporate Communications, BlackRock, Sydney NSW, Australia


96.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, LogicMonitor, Austin, TX


97.)  CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, Global Associates, Hong Kong, China


98.)  Communications Intern, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA


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


99.)  Spay and Neuter Strategist, Forgotten Felines of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA


***  Weekly Piracy Report:


157-19   22.12.2019: 1720 UTC: Posn: 01:15.57N – 104:07.01E, Singapore Straits.

Five persons armed with knives and guns boarded a bulk carrier underway. They entered into the engine room, took hostage two duty crew, threatened them and tied them up. The robbers stole engine spares and escaped. Incident reported to Singapore VTIS. A coast guard boat responded and escorted the vessel.


156-19   21.12.2019: 0025 UTC: Posn: 06:15.4N – 003:13.0E, Lagos Secure Anchorage Area, Nigeria.

Duty crew on board an anchored product tanker noticed two unauthorized persons onboard and raised the alarm. Crew mustered. Naval patrol boat notified via VHF, which responded and searched the waters around the tanker. A search was carried out. Nothing reported stolen.


***  Ball cap of the week:   Sony DVCam


***  Coffee mug of the week:   Great Plains Synfuels


***  T-Shirt of the week:   St. Michael’s College – Winooski, Vermont


***  Musical guest artist of the week:   Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels


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