JOTW 30-2020


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JOTW 30-2020

July 27, 2020

The Free Job of the Week Newsletter

This is JOTW newsletter number 1,859


“The best defense against partisanship is expertise.”

― Roger Angell


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.


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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.


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***  Your Very Next Step!



Your Very Next Step newsletter for May / June 2020

By Ned Lundquist

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


The May / June 2020 issue of Your Very Next Step newsletter is now available online




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

7 cool volunteer and internship opportunities

16 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.


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

1.)  Director, Corporate Communications, Coupa, San Mateo, CA


2.)  Communications Specialist, Office of External Affairs,  Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland


3.)  Assistant Managing Editor, History & Culture, National Geographic, Washington, DC


4.)  Senior Technical Writer/Editor, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).,Northrop Grumman, Morgantown, WV


5.)  Product Spokesperson, Porsche Cars North America, Atlanta, Georgia


6.)  Corporate Communications Content Writer/Coordinator, Athene Holding, West Des Moines, IA


***  From Frank Strong:


7.)  Sr Public Relations Specialist, Gartner, Arlington, Virginia


8.)  Social Media and Public Relations Manager, Child Care Aware of America, Arlington, VA


9.)  Senior Global Public Relations Manager – Branding, AVEVA, Austin, TX


10.)  Senior Manager/Manager, Internal Communications, Hyundai-Aptiv Autonomous Driving Joint Venture, Boston, Massachusetts


11.)  Area Director of Marketing and Public Information, Mid-Plains Community College, North Platte, NE


12.)  Senior content producer, The Freedom Forum, The Freedom Forum, Washington, D.C.


***  From Bill Seiberlich:


13.)  Communications Coordinator, Chester County, West Chester, PA


14.)  Senior Communications Consultant, Fulton Bank, Lancaster, PA


15.)  Global Corporate Communications Director, HDR, Philadelphia, PA


16.)  Communications Specialist, Ameritas Life Insurance Corp, Lincoln, NE


17.)  Associate Editor, Adams Publishing Group, Owatonna, MN


***  From Jennifer Green:




I am reaching out as we would like to post our Press Secretary position in your newsletter.


Jennifer Green

HR Specialist

SEIU United Healthcare Workers- West

Los Angeles, CA


18.)  Press Secretary, Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW), Oakland or Los Angeles, CA


19.)  Communications Specialist, Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW), Los Angeles, CA


20.)  Communication Specialist, Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW), Oakland, CA


21.)  Chief Communications Officer, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri


22.)  Strategic Content Coordination Specialist, U.S. Embassy in Beijing, Beijing, China


***  From Craig Nowlin:


I hope I have this right and have followed the instructions correctly.  I’m sending you a job listing and I’ll also send it as a word doc in case that’s preferred.


Thanks for your help.


Craig Nowlin

Chief Operating Officer

Partners for Sacred Places

Philadelphia, PA


23.)  Director of Communications, Partners for Sacred Places, Philadelphia, PA


Partners for Sacred Places is seeking a Director of Communications Officer to effectively communicate and promote its work across the nation. Founded in 1989, Partners is designed to stimulate success, changing the way congregations view their role so that their sacred place remains a rich and vital part of the social fabric of a community. Partners helps congregations leverage existing and new resources, solidify their continued relevance, and build their own sustainability.

Thirty years ago, Partners for Sacred Places, a non-sectarian, national, not-for-profit, was born to passionately and compassionately confront these emerging challenges, to address the many issues relating to sacred places at risk, and to partner with religious and community groups at every level to find solutions to major challenges.

Today we are experiencing growth in all areas, and in particular our consulting business.  While the coronavirus has slowed our growth, it hasn’t stopped it.  We continue to grow our existing services while developing new services.  Our board of directors along with management believe there continues to be significant room to increase revenues from both our earned income and foundation sources.




The Director of Communications is responsible for developing and implementing the short-term and long-term marketing & communication strategy for the organization in order to amplify its mission, build its community, and effectively disseminate its message.  The Director of Communications also supports the organization’s strategic initiatives including building awareness, promoting its program & consulting services, leveraging its relationships, establishing new partnerships wherever possible and maintaining strong ties with its base of supporters and collaborators.



  • Develop, implement, and evaluate an annual communications & marketing plan
  • Manage and provide editorial guidance for the Sacred Places magazine
  • Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and digital collateral including, but not limited to, magazines, newsletters, brochures, website, and all media channels
  • Manage the marketing & communications budget
  • Lead the generation of online content that engages audiences and leads to measurable action. Decide who, where, and when to disseminate.
  • Put communications vehicles in place to create momentum and awareness as well as to test the effectiveness of communications activities
  • Partners with internal teams to develop tools to expand initiatives
  • Create style guide to insure consistency for all communications content & collateral
  • Coordinate content maintenance—ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories, and events) is posted regularly
  • Manage all media contacts
  • Develop and create new marketing content such as videos, photography, emails, press releases, social media communication, etc. that is measurable and appropriate for search engines
  • Identify resource needs, manage outside agencies and contractors



The Director of Communications ideally has senior management experience with 7-10 years in the field. The candidate must be a leader with strong communication skills both verbal and written. Knowledge of traditional and digital marketing is required and an understanding of both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations is ideal.  This individual must be able to take knowledge and transform it into exciting and useful messages, and disseminate it to the right audiences through the best distribution channels. Experience conducting research, targeting new consumers and defining customer segmentation is preferred.

Specific requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, 7-10 years of experience
  • Highly collaborative style; experience developing and implementing communications & marketing strategies
  • Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills
  • Experience conducting internal research & working with outside research firms is desired
  • Direct to consumer & E-commerce experience
  • Understanding of KPI reporting, data collection
  • A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently
  • Relationship builder with the flexibility and finesse to “manage by influence”
  • High energy, maturity, and leadership with the ability to serve as a unifying force and to position communications discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels
  • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, and other supporters
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives


This position will start part-time, expecting about 25 hours per week, which will provide health benefits.  We expect to start this position in September.  To apply please send a resume and CV to Craig Nowlin, (no phone calls please).


24.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, City of Kalispell, Kalispell, MT


25.)  Communication Coordinator, Office of Public Instruction, State of Montana, Billings, MT


26.)  Communications Specialist, Great Plains Regional Medical Center, Elk City, OK,NE?jid=0314ddc9610756d1


27.)  Aspire Communications Coordinator-Bucksport, Jobs for Maine’s Graduates, Inc. (JMG), Aspire, the MELMAC Education Foundation, and Generation US (a JMG affiliate), Bucksport School District, Bucksport, Maine


28.)  Communications Specialist, CITY OF DANVILLE, Danville, VA


29.)  Internal Communications Associate, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN


30.)  Corporate Communications Associate (Outreach & Education)-264958, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York City, NY


31.)  Senior Communicator-264911, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Richmond, VA


***  From Johnathan Bryja:




I hope your day is going well!



Johnathan Bryja

Marketing Intern at Lynn Hazan & Associates


32.)  Medical Writer, Lynn Hazan & Associates, Chicago, IL

Job Listing:

To apply: Please forward your resume, samples and answers to the questions from this link to with the header Medical Writer.


33.)  Communications Specialist, Werner Enterprises, Omaha, NE


34.)  Managing Director, Global Head of Public Relations, State Street, Boston, MA–Global-Head-of-Public-Relations_R-645556-1


35.)  Director of External Communications Initiatives, New Classrooms, New York, NY or Remote


36.)  Marketing Communications Manager, Election Systems & Software, Omaha, Nebraska


37.)  Research and Communications Intern-Private Sector Engagement through South-South Cooperation and Impact Investing, Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD), United Nations Development Programme, Istanbul, TURKEY


38.)  Communications and Outreach Consultant, Crisis Bureau United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Home based (during COVID – 19 telecommuting) and New York City, NY


39.)  Intern – Communications & Graphic Design, Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CADRI), United Nations Development Programme, Geneva, SWITZERLAND


40.)  Editor, E&M Consulting, Chaska, MN


41.)  Communications Specialist, TDB Communications, Inc., Portland, Maine


42.)  Copy Editor / Digital Content Coordinator, Observer Media, LLC, New York, NY


43.)  Director, Corporate Communications, Oklahoma City Thunder, Oklahoma City, OK


44.)  Associate Editor in Chief, American Physical Society, Ridge, New York


45.)  JOURNAL EDITORIAL MANAGER, American Academy of Neurology, Minneapolis, MN


46.)  Product Spokesperson, Porsche Cars North America, Atlanta, Georgia


47.)  Senior Reporter, Racial Equity, The Center for Public Integrity, Washington, DC


48.)  Director of Community Engagement, Friends of the High Line, New York, New York


49.)  Media Manager, Communications, Sunrun, South San Francisco, CA


50.)  Director, Global Digital Communications & Public Affairs, SC Johnson, Racine, WI


***  From Samantha Donaldson:


Good evening Ned,


We are hiring for an Associate Social Media Manager at the Partnership for Public Service. Could you please include this posting in next week’s JOTW?


Thank you!


Samantha Donaldson

Vice President of Communications

Partnership for Public Service


51.)  Associate Social Media Manager, Partnership for Public Service, Washington, DC,


52.)  Senior Product Communications Specialist, Conduent, Omaha, NE


53.)  Communications Manager, Faith Technologies Inc., Menasha, WI—Menasha/Communications-Manager_R424


54.)  Copy Editor, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Washington, DC


55.)  Communications & PR, NBA G League Professional Path Team, NBA, Secaucus, NJ / Remote


56.)  Director, Global Strategic Marketing, Bladder Cancer, Janssen Global Services, Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, Raritan, NJ / Titusville, NJ / Horsham, PA.


57.)  Communications Manager, Prince William County Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism (DPRT), Prince William County, Manassas, VA


58.)  MDM Editorial Manager, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan


59.)  Digital Content Strategist, Slipstream Group, Inc., Madison, WI


60.)  Manager, Events and PR, KHALIFA UNIVERSITY, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


61.)  Writer / Communications Consultant, Sonic Boom Wellness, Carlsbad, CA (Remote)


62.)  Communications Director, Native American Rights Fund, Boulder, CO


63.)  Editor, Ingram’s Magazine, Kansas City, MO


64.)  Vice President – Strategic Communications, Ascendium Education Group, Madison, Wisconsin


65.)  Corporate Communications Level, Base-2 Solutions, Springfield, VA


66.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, DICK’S Sporting Goods, Coraopolis, PA


67.)  Communication Specialist, Air Methods, Omaha, NE


68.)  Managing Editor, American Pharmacists Association, Washington, Dist. Columbia


69.)  Vice President, Corporate Communications, BlackRock, New York, NY


70.)  Marketing Communications Manager, Holstein Association USA, Brattleboro, VT


71.)  Communications Manager (FT), D-H Lebanon-MHMH, Lebanon, NH


72.)  Digital Content Manager, Anvil International, Inc., Exeter, NH


73.)  Internal Communications Analyst, Epicor Software Corporation, Austin, TX


74.)  Internal Communications Analyst, F-35 JPO, Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, LLC, Arlington, VA


75.)  Internal Communications Specialist, Earthjustice, Washington, DC


76.)  Communications and Digital Media Strategist, California Domestic Workers Coalition, San Francisco, CA


77.)  Communication Associate, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Washington, D.C.


***  From Andrew Hudson’s Jobs List:


78.)  Director of Communications, City of Aspen, Aspen, CO


79.)  Director of Communications and Engagement, A+ Colorado Denver, Colorado


80.)  Marketing and Communications Writer, Aims Community College, Greeley, CO


81.)  Communications Coordinator, Congress for the New Urbanism, Washington, DC


82.)  Communications Specialist, Islamic Relief USA, Alexandria, VA


83.)  Manager II, Director, Communications Division, Montgomery Country Government, Gaithersburg, MD


84.)  Chief Development & Communications Officer, GTC, Falmouth, MA


85.)  Communications Manager, Freedom Inc., Madison, WI


86.)  Senior Public Affairs Producer & Host, Arkansas PBS, Conway, AR


87.)  Social Media Specialist, Athletics, Communications, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN


88.)  Athletics Communications Specialist (Baseball) , Communications – 2000585, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN


89.)  Athletics Communications Specialist (Football), Communications, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN


90.)  Communications Associate, Washington Environmental Council, Seattle, WA


91.)  External Communications Associate – Media and Public Relations, Cigna Health & Life Ins. Co., Bloomfield, Connecticut


***  Your JOTW alternate selections for this week:


None this week.


***  Weekly Piracy Report:


103-20   02.07.2020: 0320 UTC: Posn: 03:51.01N – 006:58.08E, Around 33nm SSW of Bonny Island, Nigeria.

Armed pirates attacked and boarded an FPSO, kidnapped nine crew members and escaped. Remaining crew reported safe.


102-20   11.07.2020: 1800 UTC: Posn: 01:16.0N – 104:12.7E, Singapore Straits.

Three robbers armed with knives and an axe boarded a bulk carrier underway. The C/E noticed the armed robbers in the steering gear room and immediately informed the Master. Alarm raised, deck lights switched on and crew mustered on the bridge. Incident reported to the CSO and VTS. A search was carried out. It was reported that ship’s spares and stores were stolen.


101-20   30.06.2020: 0235 UTC: Posn: 04:53.01N – 001:41.89W, Takoradi Anchorages, Ghana.

Duty AB onboard an anchored bulk carrier noticed three robbers on the forecastle and immediately informed the OOW who raised the alarm. Seeing the alerted crew the robbers escaped with stolen ship’s properties. Incident reported to Takoradi Port Control.


***  Ball Cap of the week:   F.C. Fiorentino


***  Coffee cup of the week:   Toucans


***  T Shirt of the Week:  Tawakoni Trotters – 100 Mile Club


***  Musical guest artist of the week:  Bob and Sheri


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