JOTW 01-2021


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JOTW 01-2021

January 4, 2021

The Free Job of the Week Newsletter

This is JOTW newsletter number 1,879



Smiles from the threshold of the year to come,

Whispering ‘it will be happier’….”

–  Alfred Lord Tennyson


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


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***  The 2021 IABC Gold Quill Awards






The 2021 IABC Awards Committee is now accepting entries for the Gold Quill Awards.


Enter your outstanding work to mark moments of excellence and purpose as we rise above adversity, celebrate milestones, advocate for a worthy cause, launch new programs, create, sustain, develop, uplift.


  • 8 January 2021 – End of the Early Bird Rate
  • 20 January 2021 – Deadline of entries
  • 1 February 2021 – Late deadline of entries (with surcharge)
  • February to March 2021 – Evaluation
  • April 2021 – Announcement of winners
  • June 2021 – Awarding and post-awarding activities


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***  Your Very Next Step!





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




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

6 cool volunteer and internship opportunities

22 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:


1.)  Communications and Outreach Coordinator, Santa Lucia Conservancy, Carmel, CA


2.)  Media Relations Manager, The Hanover Insurance Group, Worcester, Massachusetts


3.)  Director, Communications, Terma A/S, Herlev, Denmark,41_KE42,50.htm?jl=3778325978


4.)  Multimedia Journalist, SPECTRUM, Cedar Creek, TX


5.)  Communications Strategist, Climate and Energy, Earthjustice, New York, NY


6.)  Content Marketing Specialist, TAPCO Inc., Brown Deer, WI


7.)  Manager, Marketing Communications, Citi, Hong Kong


8.)  Communications Manager for Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging, Capital One, Richmond, VA


9.)  Communications & Media Specialist, Director of Parks and Recreation, City of McKinney, McKinney, TX


10.)  Communications Manager, Arkville, Catskill Center, NY


11.)  Communications Director, National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), Butte, MT


12.)  Communications and Marketing Specialist, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, FL


13.)  Corporate Communications Lead, Humana, Louisville, KY / Additional Locations: Remote; Washington DC; Tampa FL; Atlanta GA; Chicago IL; Bethesda MD; Boston MA; Troy MI; Minneapolis MN; Springfield MO; Charlotte NC;


14.)  Head of Global Employee Communications, Cloudera, California or Texas (Remote)


15.)  Part-Time Communications Specialist, Mountain-Pacific Quality Health, Helena, MT


***  From Bill Seiberlich:


16.)  Mgr Communication & Media Relations, Crozer-Keystone Health System, Chester, PA


17.)  Marketing Communications Coordinator, Advanced Solutions, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


18.)  Sr. Medical Communications Specialist, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, Horsham, Pennsylvania


19.)  Communications Manager, Pioneer Community Energy, Rocklin, California


20.)  Social Media Director, Stringer for Mayor, New York, NY


***  From Madison McMillan


Good morning,


I’d like to get a Job of the Week listing to be posted for a Director, Media Relations and Corporate Communications.


Kind regards,


Madison McMillan |Executive Recruiter

University of Maryland Medical System

Office: 410.690.4070


21.)  Director, Media Relations and Corporate Communications, University of Maryland Medical Center, Balitmore, MD


What You Will Do:


General Summary

Directs the creation of organization-wide Media Relations & Issues Management plans and day-to-day activities. Supervises the daily activities of the joint media relations function for both the MedicalCenter and for the School of Medicine, and develop effective ways to distribute and amplify news originating from both the center and the school. Develops and implements media relations strategies for therapeutic areas and for priority initiatives that align with the mission and strategic priorities of the center and the school.


Principal Responsibilities and Tasks

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

  1. Partner with MedicalCenter and School of Medicine leadership to engage in strategic, transparent, ethical communication via the news media about innovative medical research, clinical practice, and medical center/system corporate operations.
  2. Facilitate and provide strategic communications consultation to leadership on issues and activities that can impact reputation, working to deliver messages/stories proactively and to be prepared reactively. Support and protect corporate reputation through effective issues/crisis management strategies and preparedness.
  3. Develop operational effectiveness within the Media Relations function including direct supervision and mentoring of a team of media relations professionals to maximize news distribution channels, streamline policies and procedures, ensure 24/7 news cycle coverage and a robust beat structure across basic science, clinical, and corporate areas.
  4. Directs and manages the planning and daily operations related to organizational corporate communications, crisis management and media/public relations, and related communication, including handling numerous media stories concurrently working across several medical/scientific specialties.
  5. Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key national and regional news media and support relationships between Media Relations team members and news media. Proactively garners new contacts and media leads and keep up with the changing media landscape.
  6. Coordinate the development of specific media relations plans and/or events with other departments and manage the implementation of these projects as necessary, including the development of distribution procedures and contact lists.
  7. Manage ongoing media relations outreach, including pro-active pitching of stories to radio, print, online and television. Draft, edit and disseminate communications materials such as press releases, media/photo advisories, VNR’s, calendar listings, public service announcements, articles for newsletter and website, and other materials as required. Manage preparation for and execution of satellite media tours and expert appearances for broadcast.
  8. Implement systems for improving and measuring outcomes and return on investment for all media relations and corporate communications initiatives. Drive departmental innovation and performance improvement.
  9. Keep current on best practices in media relations and corporate communications and conduct periodic research to determine effectiveness of our external communication channels and messaging.
  10. Determines program planning and fiscal accountability. Participates in the development and implementation of goals, policies, and fiscal plans for the department. Investigates irregularities and policy violations and implements or assure implementation of corrective action.
  11. Determine staffing requirements and supervise and mentors the work of all direct reports to ensure effective and efficient departmental functions. Promotes positive employee relations and resolves departmental problems. Responsible for direct supervision of employees, contractors, interns, and vendors.
  • Hire, orient, train, conduct performance evaluations, handles corrective actions, and provide an open and goal oriented work environment with establish clear and concise work procedures and productivity standards. Reviews recommendations of and provides guidance and counseling to staff regarding employee relations matters.
  • Develops staff by providing opportunities and training programs to enhance individual employee’s career development.


What You Need to Be Successful:

Education and Experience


  1. Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Communications, public relations, marketing, graphic design, advertising or a business-related field is required. Advanced degree in communications, marketing, graphics design or related degree is preferred.
  2. Ten years of hospital, corporate and/or agency communications experience is required; including three years management experience leading a team of media relations and/or communication professionals required. Experience with crisis and issues management strongly preferred.
  3. Experience in health care including communicating to the news media about scientific advances, clinical trials, and medical research strongly preferred.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  1. Possess a strong understanding of issues and trends impacting the health care industry along with the ability to create and capitalize on news-making opportunities.
  2. Thorough understanding and interest in how news is made and how the MedicalCenter and School of Medicine can capitalize on today’s news opportunities.
  3. Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment with multi-dimensional points of view and to take accountability for deliverables, and results; able to manage multiple complex tasks and projects concurrently; exceptional organizational skills.
  4. Proficiency in utilizing Word and other Microsoft Office programs required. Understanding and working knowledge of the Internet, social media, and database and Internet applications required. Understanding of media monitoring and measurement tools required.  Working knowledge of HTML and video editing skills preferred.
  5. Excellent news style writing and oral communication skills required, with experience packaging stories for broadcast and web.
  6. Self-motivated, self-directed and highly organized individual who will promote a productive, collegial workplace and serve as an effective, professional brand ambassador for the Medical Center and School of Medicine.
  7. Extensive skills in influencing laterally and with senior leadership as well as demonstrated experience, and success in scientific/health care media relations –both traditional and on-line as well as corporate communications.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.



Madison McMillan |Executive Recruiter

University of Maryland Medical System


22.)  Employee Communications Specialist, General Electric, Cincinnati, OH


23.)  Employee Communications Specialist, GE Digital, General Electric, Cincinnati, OH


24.)  Lead Communications Specialist, GE Power Portfolio Communications, General Electric, Cranberry Township, PA


25.)  Photojournalist, KFBB TV – Cowles Montana Media Company, Black Eagle, MT


26.)  Internal Communications Manager, Milliman, Seattle, WA


27.)  Communications Specialist, Thurston County Public Works, Office of the County Engineer (OCE), Thurston County, Olympia, Washington


28.)  Public Information Officer, City of Helena, Helena, MT


29.)  Communications Specialist Advisor, Ntt Data Corporation, Plano, TX


30.)  Senior Consultant, Change & Communication, Human Capital, Consulting, Deloitte, Belfast, UK


31.)  Knowledge management/communications consultant for askHR implementation, Novo Nordisk, Bagsværd, Denmark


32.)  Communications Specialist, Shine, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


33.)  Senior Director, Media and Public Relations, Northwestern Mutual, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


34.)  Communications Director, City of Mesa, Mesa, AZ


35.)  Marketing & Communication Lead, Taiwan, Ericsson, Taipei City, Taiwan


36.)  Senior Vice President for Advancement, Communications and Marketing, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont


37.)  Social Media Director, Democratic Party of Wisconsin, Madison, WI


38.)  Senior Internal Communication Manager, The LEGO Group, Billund, Denmark–4671e73e-6c06-40b0-b2f0-1d614e26e0b3


39.)  Country Communication Manager, Malaysia, Micron, George Town, Penang, Malaysia


40.)  Director, ESG Communications, S&P Global, Washington, DC


41.)  Communications Specialist (TS/SCI w/ Polygraph), CACI, Fairfax, VA


42.)  Marketing & Communications Specialist, Addus HomeCare, Frisco, TX


43.)  Community Engagement Specialist, US COVID Response – Indiana, Resolve to Save Lives, Marion County, Indiana


44.)  Senior Executive Communications Manager, Tableau, Seattle, WA / New York, NY / Washington, DC / Austin, TX / San Francisco, CA—Seattle/Executive-Communications-Director_JR72864


45.)  Digital Marketing Specialist, Oceana, Inc., Washington, DC


46.)  Communications Director Oceana in Mexico, Oceana, Inc., Mexico City, Mexico


47.)  Director, Digital Marketing, Oceana, Inc., Washington, DC


48.)  Partner Marcom Manager – India, Apple, Gurugram, Haryana, India


49.)  Media Manager, Apple, Culver City, California


50.)  Senior Internal Communication Strategist, Apple, Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California,


51.)  Vice President of Marketing and Communications, University of Montana, Missoula, MT


52.)  International Communications Manager (80-100%), Helvetas, Washington, DC (Remote)


53.)  COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR, City Hall, City of North Miami, North Miami, FL


54.)  Communications and Engagement Director, Montana Environmental Information Center, Helena, MT


55.)  Vice Presdient, External Affairs, Latinos for Education, Boston, Massachusetts


56.)  Manager, Social Media (Office of the President), Emory University, Atlanta, GA–%28office-of-the-president%29/job


57.)  Marketing and Communications Specialist, Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana, Great Falls, MT


58.)  Lecturer Positions in Sports Media or Public Relations, College of Media, University of Illinios, Urbana, Illinois


59.)  Communications Specialist, Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination, Task Force for Global Health, Emory University, Decatur, GA (Temporarily remote)


60.)  Communications Manager, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA


61.)  Manager of Marketing Communications, Foundation for Art & Healing, Flexible (NYC Metro), New York


62.)  Marketing Communications Manager – Local Vietnamese, Hyatt, HANOI, Vietnam


63.)  Assistant Manager – Marketing & Communications, Grand Hyatt Doha, Hyatt, DOHA, Qatar


64.)  Marketing and Communication Manager, Park Hyatt Hyderabad, Hyatt, Hyderabad, Telangana, India


65.)  Communications Coordinator, City of Fulshear, Fulshear, TX


66.)  VP, Integrated Communications, Sotheby’s, New York,


67.)  Digital Media Manager and Storyteller, Michigan Opera Theatre, Detroit, Michigan


68.)  Digital PR Specialist, Wunderman Thompson, San Diego, CA


69.)  Media Manager, Wunderman Thompson, Washington, DC


70.)  Digital Campaign Manager, Media Services, Wunderman Thompson, Memphis, TN


71.)  Global Corporate Communications Manager, Zinpro Corporation, Eden Prairie, MN


72.)  Internal Communications Manager, Milliman, Seattle, Washington


73.)  Communication and PR Specialist, SankalpTaru Foundation, Uttarakhand, India


74.)  Communications Writer, City of Missouri City, MISSOURI CITY, TX


75.)  Assistant VP, Programmes and Partnerships, Group Strategic Communications and Brand, United Overseas Bank, Singapore 4


76.)  Director of Sustainability Communication (McLean, VA or London, UK), Mars, McLean, VA


77.)  Vice President, Internal Communications, BlackRock, New York, NY


78.)  Internal Communications Manager, Capgemini, Burbank, CA


79.)  Manager Communications, Valmont Industries, Inc., Omaha, Nebraska


80.)  Regional Marketing Communications Senior Specialist, Honeywell, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


81.)  Senior Editor/Writer, Continental Cooperative Services, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania


82.)  Marketing Manager Ad/Public Relations, Hilton, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


83.)  Marketing Communications Manager, Hilton, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan


84.)  Marketing & Communications Coordinator, Hilton Auckland Hotel, Hilton, Auckland, Auckland Region, New Zealand


85.)  Communications Coodinator, Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Cuyahoga DD), Cleveland, OH


86.)  Corporate Communications Intern, Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT), Coralville, Iowa


87.)  Communications Director, DIAL, United Nations Foundation, Herndon, VA


88.)  Content & Media Manager internal communication, Chr. Hansen Holding A/S, Hørsholm, Denmark


89.)  Video Production Specialist – Marketing & Communications – FT – Days, Stormont-Vail HealthCare, Topeka, KS,65_KE66,90.htm?jl=3749731577


90.)  Manager, Corporate Communications, Lime, Washington, DC


91.)  Director of Communications, Stack Overflow, Ashburn, VA


92.)  Senior Director of Communications, American Kidney Fund, Rockville, MD


93.)  PR & Social Media Specialist in Dallas, Brewer, Attorneys & Counselors, Dallas, Texas


94.)  Digital Marketing Operations Campaign Management Manager, Accenture, Atlanta, GA / Boston, MA / Chicago, IL / New York, NY / Philadelphia, PA / Dallas, TX / Washington, DC


95.)  Midwest Integrated Marketing Campaigns Lead, Accenture, Chicago, IL


96.)  Senior Manager, Life Sciences Industry Marketing Content, Accenture, LOCATION NEGOTIABLE


97.)  Communications Manager, Koch Industries, Wichita, KS


98.)  Marketing Specialist, Koch Industries, Bangalore, Karnataka, India


99.)  Communications Marketing Manager, Koch Industries, Wichita, KS


100.)  Vice President, Public Affairs & Social Impact, Powell Tate, Washington, DC


101.)  Sr Director/Executive Director, Publications and Scientific Communications, Incyte Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware


102.)  Senior Manager, Communications and Marketing, American Student Dental Association, Chicago, IL


103.)  Executive Communications Manager – Global Sales, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, San Jose, CA


104.)  Aruba Marketing Campaign Intern, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Santa Clara, California


105.)  Technical Writer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Westborough, Massachusetts


106.)  Manager of Communications and Industry Relations, The GOG Foundation, Edgewater, Maryland


107.)  Graphic Design & Marketing/Communications Specialist, Allied National, Overland Park, KS


108.)  Writing Specialist, The University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City, KS


109.)  Managing Editor, National Geographic Kids Books, Disney Publishing Worldwide, Washington, DC


110.)  PR Account Coordinator, Violet PR, Montclair, New Jersey


***  Your alternative selections(s) for this week:


111.)  Hawk Migration Counter, New Jersey Audubon, Montclair, New Jersey


112.)  Tehachapi Preserve Associate, The Nature Conservancy Caliente, Tehachapi, California


***  Weekly Piracy Report:


195-20   29.12.2020: 1640 UTC: Posn: 02:44N – 006:24E, Around 94nm South of Brass, Nigeria.

Five armed pirates in a skiff with a ladder approached and attempted to board a tanker underway. Master took evasive manoeuvres resulting in the attempt being aborted. The tanker and crew safe.


194-20   20.01.2020: 2200 UTC: Posn : 05:23.42N – 003:44.52E, Around 64nm SSE of Lagos, Nigeria.

Armed persons in a speedboat, approached and attempted to board a tanker underway. Master raised alarm and commenced evasive manoeuvres resulting in the approach being aborted.


193-20   21.12.2020: 0409 UTC: Posn : 02:37N – 005:37E, Around 107nm SSW of Brass, Nigeria.

An unknown number of pirates attacked and boarded a container ship underway. Crew mustered in the citadel. After a few hours, the vessel and crew were reported safe.


192-20   26.12.2020: 0130 UTC: Posn: 04:53.51N – 001:41.87W, Takoradi Anchorage, Ghana.

Duty OOW onboard an anchored general cargo ship noticed one robber on the forecastle, stealing ship’s stores and properties. Alarm raised and crew mustered. Seeing the alerted crew, the robber escaped with the stolen items in a boat.


191-20   08.12.2020: 0330 UTC: Posn: Carena Shipyard Mooring Buoy, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Robbers boarded a supply vessel moored to a buoy, stole ship’s stores, and escaped unnoticed. Local Authorities informed.


***  BallCap of the week:   Navy – Full Speed Ahead

***  Coffee cup of the week:   Be Heard – IABC

***  T-Shirt of the Week:  Nobscot Scout Reservation – Staff

***  Musical guest artist of the week:  Tony Rice


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(And So The Story Is Told)



The 2021 IABC Gold Quill Awards


Enter your outstanding work to mark moments of excellence and purpose as we rise above adversity, celebrate milestones, advocate for a worthy cause, launch new programs, create, sustain, develop, uplift.


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