JOTW 38-2021


Communication Leadership is the focus at the

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JOTW 38-2021

September 20, 2021

The Free Job of the Week Newsletter

This is JOTW newsletter number 1,914


“If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path.”

– Buddha


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


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Web Services Supervisor, Prince William County Schools, Manassas, Virginia

(See details below- Job #1)


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


A Can’t Wait posting from PWCPS


1.)  Web Services Supervisor, Prince  William County Schools, Manassas, Virginia


Prince William County Schools Seeks Web Services Supervisor


PWCS seeks a leader for the overall operation and management of and social media for Virginia’s second largest school division. This position is responsible for developing concepts and documentation related to priorities, policies, and management goals for web and social media; coordinates all vendor support of the web platform. This position collaboratively oversees the operation of PWCS social media sites and serves as a member of the Communication Services Editorial Team. This position also plays a critical and ongoing leadership role in reviewing and selecting software and vendors to fully integrate PWCS digital communications. This position is supervised by the Director of Communications Services. This position facilitates the delivery of PWCS web-related and digital communication services 24/7/365. Salary $87,431 – $167,535 per year (competitive benefits)




2.)  Moonshot Factory Storyteller, X, the Moonshot Factory, Alphabet, Mountain View, California


3.)  Product Marketing Communications Manager, AccelerEd, Adelphi, Maryland


4.)  Announcer, WKLK Radio Stations, Fond du Lac Reservation, Cloquet, MN


5.)  Director, PR and Communications, Amobee, New York, NY


6.)  SUPERVISORY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST, Defense Media Operations – Army Production, Defense Media Activity, Department of Defense, Fort Meade, Maryland


***  From Uma Thangaraj:


Hi, Ned.


This position just opened up.


This is a posting open to both internal and external candidates. I encourage interested, qualified candidates to consider the role. Please share this opportunity with potential candidates and your social networks. The external link to share is:




7.)  Director, Communications-Social Media, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota


Mayo Clinic Social Media is an industry-leading digital community that strives to offer credible, relevant information and personalized interactions to educate, influence, and engage audiences. Mayo is looking for a visionary leader who can advance this strategy and continue to position Mayo Clinic as a Category of One. The successful candidate must understand the dynamics of an evolving social enterprise and have a proven track record of building effective social media programs focused on engagement. This outcome-oriented person will understand and leverage real-time data and analytics to measure performance, inform new strategies, and identify new opportunities. The Director is responsible for near- and long-term strategy and manages a team of social media professionals who guide Mayo Clinic’s presence across current and emerging social platforms. The candidate will establish and evolve guidelines and standards for the use of social media across Mayo Clinic.

The full posting for this position can be found on the Mayo Clinic job posting website, under the job posting number 161802BR.


8.)  Senior Manager, Corporate Compensation, Hilton, McLean, Virginia


9.)  Communications and Outreach Coordinator, Minnesota, National Loon Center, Crosslake, MN


10.)  Marketing and Communications Specialist, Newcomb-Tulane College, New Orleans, Louisiana


11.)  French Translator / French Communications Manager (MiniJob) (m/f/d), Experteer, Munich, Germany


12.)  Director of Marketing and Communications, American Forest Foundation, Washington, DC


13.)  Associate Athletic Director – Communications & Content, UCSB Athletics, Santa Barbara, California


14.)  Senior Manager, Corporate and Internal Communications, Volkswagen of America, Inc, Herndon, VA


15.)  DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS, San Diego Repertory Theatre, San Diego, California


16.)  Director of Digital Communications, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Washington, DC


17.)  Director of Public Relations & Communications, Live! Casino & Hotel, Hanover, MD


18.)  Public Relations & Social Media Marketing Manager, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan, Florida


19.)  Director, Washington External Affairs, Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, DC


20.)  Corporate Communications Director – Nordics & Baltics, Visa, Stockholm, Sweden


21.)  Director, Employee Communications and Engagement (Technology), Product, Program, and Project Management (Non-Technical), Visa, Foster City, CA


22.)  Communications Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications, Visa, Miami, FL


23.)  Assistant Director of Athletic Communications, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont


24.)  Director Of Communications, National Indian Health Board, Washington DC


25.)  MEDIA / PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER, Port of Oakland, Oakland, California


26.)  Communications Specialist, Money Mart, Malvern, AR


***  From Allison Haley:


27.)  Managing Associate – Crisis & Litigation, CLS Strategies, Washington, DC


CLS Seeks Applicants for Managing Associate – Crisis & Litigation


CLS Strategies is a Washington, D.C.-based strategic communications firm with a 25+ year track record of helping clients manage complex, high-stakes environments. We specialize in crisis and litigation communications as well as public affairs.


Notably, CLS offers a hybrid working environment. Starting in early October, we plan to re-open our Washington, DC-based office for in-person collaboration while allowing staff the flexibility to work remotely when needed or preferred.


We are looking to hire an energetic, hardworking and organized individual for the Managing Associate position to support the firm’s crisis and litigation clients. Ideal candidates will have five to eight years of experience in litigation communications and/or crisis communications involving high stakes matters. Experience with a diversity of legal matters – e.g. product liability, securities, antitrust cases – and proven ability to work with litigation counsel is strongly desired.


Candidates must possess knowledge of the legal process, strong writing skills, experience in managing media relations, and ability to formulate effective and successful communications strategies and messages in an adversarial environment. Candidates who have worked closely with outside legal counsel and managed the development of materials that balanced legal and reputational interests will be especially strong candidates for this role.


Responsibilities for this mid-level position include:

  • Lead strategic planning and account execution for multiple clients facing legal issues
  • Manage client business relationship
  • Oversee and/or draft content needed to support client and communicate its story
  • Lead efforts to pitch stories, and manage coverage as appropriate
  • Help build the firm’s litigation communication practice through thought leadership activities and business development
  • Support firm through active engagement in such activities as staff recruitment, training, mentoring.


If you thrive on the challenge of finding solutions to complex challenges and want to join our team, please apply by emailing your resume and cover letter to  with “MA – Crisis & Litigation” in the subject line.


CLS offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance plus a 401(k) retirement savings plan. For more information about the company, visit


28.)  Managing Associate – Public Affairs, CLS Strategies, Washington, DC


CLS Seeks Applicants for Managing Associate – Public Affairs


CLS Strategies is a Washington, D.C.-based strategic communications firm with a 25+ year track record of helping clients manage complex, high-stakes environments. We specialize in public affairs as well as crisis and litigation communications.


Notably, CLS offers a hybrid working environment. Starting in early October, we plan to re-open our Washington, DC-based office for in-person collaboration while allowing staff the flexibility to work remotely when needed or preferred.


We are looking to hire an energetic, hardworking and organized individual for the Managing Associate position to support the firm’s public affairs clients. Ideal candidates are driven self-starters with the ability to grasp complex subject matter quickly and work well within teams. Candidates must possess strong writing and research skills, have experience in media relations, and the ability to formulate creative communications strategies and messages. Ideal applicants have five to eight years of professional experience working on Capitol Hill or political campaigns, at a PR agency or association, or in journalism.


Responsibilities for this mid-level position include:

  • Contributing to strategic planning for multiple account teams and interacting with clients
  • Assisting in the day-to-day execution of client work for multiple account teams
  • Managing specific projects and work streams for multiple account teams
  • Writing, including op-eds, talking points, memos, social media content and other communications materials
  • Pitching stories, establish/cultivate media relationships, organize press events and other media relations activities
  • Supporting firm leadership in business development, including writing proposals and participating in pitches


If you thrive on the challenge of finding solutions to complex challenges and want to join our team, please apply by emailing your resume and cover letter to  with “MA – Public Affairs” in the subject line.


CLS offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance plus a 401(k) retirement savings plan. For more information about the company, visit


29.)  Manager, Communications, CFP Board, Washington, Dist. Columbia




31.)  Communications and Engagement Director, Advocates for the West, Boise, ID


32.)  Public Relations and Social Media Intern, Brad’s Deals, Chicago, Illinois


33.)  Sr. Manager, HR Communications, Moderna, Cambridge, MA–HR-Communications_R6163


34.)  Director, Marketing, Spain & Portugal, Moderna, Madrid, Spain—Spain/Director–Marketing–Spain—Portugal_R6041


35.)  Associate Director, Communications, Moderna, Cambridge, MA–Communications_R5911


36.)  Marketing & Communications Specialist, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA


37.)  Manager, Provider Communications, Hawaii Pacific Health, Honolulu, HI


38.)  Marketing Communications Manager, Molecula, Kailua, HI


39.)  Communications Specialist, Communications, Community Medical Ctr, Missoula, MT


40.)  Marketing & Communications Coordinator, National Association for Gifted Children, Washington, DC


41.)  Program Manager, Communications: Virgina, Institute for Integrative Conservation (IIC), College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virgina, USA


42.)  Assistant Director of Athletic Communications, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania


43.)  Communications Consultant-Member Communications, Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu, HI


44.)  PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST, Air Combat Command, Department of the Air Force, Fort Eustis, Virginia


45.)  PR Communications Manager, SEA, Schroders Investment Management, Singapore


46.)  Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Communications, Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Detroit, Michigan


47.)  Wildlife Communications & Strategy Senior Director, World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC—22012/job


48.)  Communications Officer, World Wildlife Fund, Quito, Ecquador—22033/job


49.)  Wildlife Communications & Strategy Senior Director, World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC—21062/job


50.)  VICE PRESIDENT, STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING, International Franchise Association, Washington, DC


51.)  Public Relations & Social Media Marketing Manager, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan, Florida


52.)  Associate Director, Communications, Achievement First, Brooklyn, New York


53.)  Show Host Candidate, Jewelry Television, Knoxville, TN


54.)  Director, Communications, Centene Corporation, Detroit, MI


55.)  Senior Communications Specialist, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX


56.)  Development & Communications Coordinator, Coastal Mountains Land Trust, Camden, Maine–communications-coordinator-camden-maine/1941653722


57.)  Manager, Marketing & Communications, Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), Centreville, VA


58.)  Communication and Engagement Manager, The Stewardship Network, Ann Arbor, Michigan


59.)  Assistant Director – Athletics Communications, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts


60.)  Communications Coordinator, Feldman Strategies LLC, Washington, DC


61.)  Senior Director, Communications & Engagement, Ross Stores, Inc., Dublin, CA


62.)  Director of Marketing & Communications, Duke School, Durham, North Carolina


63.)  Director of Athletic Communications, UW – Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisconsin


64.)  Communications Specialist, Raymond James, Saint Petersburg, FL


65.)  Communications Specialist II, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Fairfax County Government, Fairfax, Virginia


66.)  Communications Director, Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, DC


67.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Communications and Marketing, General Services Administration, Washington, District of Columbia


68.)  Senior Account Executive, Public Relations & Social Media, Colman Brohan & Davis, Inc., Chicago, Illinois


69.)  Communications Specialist, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK


70.)  Associate Director, Communications, Big Ten Conference, Rosemont, Illinois


***  From Bill Seiberlich:


71.)  Communications Director, The Accuro Group, Collegeville, PA


72.)  PRODUCER/WRITER, Recovery Centers of America, King of Prussia, PA


73.)  Communications Officer, Philadelphia University, East Falls, PA


74.)  Director of Marketing and Communications, Merion Mercy Academy, Merion Station, Pennsylvania


75.)  Specialist, Marketing & Communications, Deloitte, Phoenix, Arizona


76.)  Communications Consultant, Iconma, L.L.C., Princeton, NJ


77.)  Senior Manager, Development Communications, Conservation International, Arlington, VA


78.)  Director of Communications, Golf Coaches Association of America, Norman, Oklahoma


79.)  Director, Global Oncology Product Communications, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., Basking Ridge, NJ


80.)  Director of Communications, NRAEF, National Restaurant Association, Washington, DC


81.)  Public Relations & Media Manager, Vedder Price, Chicago, Illinois


82.)  Director, Public Relations, Aqua Marketing & Communications, Saint Petersburg, Florida


83.)  Science Communications Intern, Appalachian Conservation Corps, National Park Service, Washington, DC


84.)  Director of Communications / Managing Editor, National Community Reinvestment Coalition, Washington, DC


85.)  Director of Communications, Mid-American Conference, Cleveland, Ohio


86.)  Director of Publications & Communications, The International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC), Raleigh, NC


87.)  PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR, Dollar General, Goodlettsville, TN


88.)  Communications Associate, Cincinnati Public Schools, Cincinnati, OH


89.)  Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Communications, University of Arkansas at Monticello, Monticello, AR


90.)  Associate Director and Executive Speech Writer, University of Illinois System, Chicago, IL


91.)  Communications Coordinator, MSU Health Care, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan


92.)  Director of Communications and Operations, Kentucky Manufactured Housing Institute, Frankfort, KY


93.)  Global Scientific Lead, Medical Communications Entyvio and New Programs IBD, Takeda Pharmaceutical, Boston, MA


94.)  Communications Specialist, Takeda Pharmaceutical, BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA OTHER


95.)  Communications manager, Takeda Pharmaceutical, Kyiv, Ukraine


96.)  Coordinator for Public Relations, Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science, Columbus, Mississippi


97.)  Public Affairs Specialist, Center for Astrophysics, Harvard & Smithsonian, Smithsonian Institution, Cambridge, Massachusetts


98.)  Public Relations Coordinator, Southwest Tennessee Community College, Memphis, TN


99.)  Public Relations Manager, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Washington, Dist. Columbia


100.)  Radio Host/DJ, AIT Ventures, Bonham, TX


101.)  Communications Specialist, TC Energy, Houston, TX


102.)  Public Relations Specialist- Raleigh, NC Lottery, Raleigh, North Carolina


103.)  Senior Director, Communications, Nacha, Herndon, Virginia


104.)  Director, PPL Communications, Allstate Insurance Company, Work From Home


105.)  CX Communications & Engagement Specialist, customer experience (CX), ICW Group, San Diego, CA


106.)  Communications Specialist, Pacific Medical Centers, Anchorage, AK


107.)  Associate Editor, All Things Considered, NPR, Washington, DC


108.)  Communications Consultant, Public Service Enterprise Group, Hancocks Bridge, NJ


109.)  Media Communications Manager, Overdose Prevention Program, Vital Strategies, NY, NY


110.)  Radio News & Public Affairs Operator: KNCT-FM, Central Texas College, Killeen, TX


111.)  US Medical Communications Manager, Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA—California—Thousand-Oaks/US-Medical-Communications-Manager_R-128221


112.)  Medical Communications Associate, Organogenesis, Canton, MA


113.)  Marketing & Communications Coordinator, Southern Tennessee Regional Health System, Pulaski, TN


114.)  Director of Marketing & Communications – National Academy of Engineering, The National Academy of Sciences, Washington, Dist. Columbia—Communications—National-Academy-of-Engineering_R0001258


115.)  Communications Coordinator, Sierra Pacific Industries, Anderson, CA


116.)  Marketing Manager, Mayflower Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott, Washington, DC


117.)  Public Relations & Communications, Moxy Osaka Honmachi, Moxy Hotels, Marriott, Osaka, Japan


118.)  公关经理 Mgr-Public Relations, The Ritz-Carlton Nanjing, Marriott, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China


*** From Damon Romine:

Hello Ned, here are three Communications openings at SAG-AFTRA:

Thank you,

Damon Romine
SAG-AFTRA National Director, Communications & Marketing


119.) Senior Content Writer, SAG-AFTRA, Los Angeles, CA


120.) Social Media Specialist, SAG-AFTRA, Los Angeles, CA


121.) Culture & Employee Engagement Specialist, SAG-AFTRA, Los Angeles, CA



122.) BARBACKS NEEDED, The Birchemere, Alexandria, VA
Must be able to move and change a keg


123.) Chainsaw Crew Leader (21+ years old), Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps (ALCC), Albuquerque, NM


124.) Director, National Center for Immunization & Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA


125.) Head Cheerleading and Dance Coach, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA


126.) Scare Actors, Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, VA


127.) Executive Director, Youth Garden Project, Moab, Utah


***  Weekly Piracy Report:


092-21   12.09.2021: 2015 UTC: Posn: 01:15.42N – 103:23.94E, Around 3nm SSW of Pulau Kukup, Johor, Malaysia.

Four robbers armed with knives boarded a tanker underway. Duty oiler saw the robbers trying to enter the engine room, and raised the alarm. All deck lights switched on, PA announcement made, and crew mustered. Seeing the crew alertness, the robbers escaped in their boat with two accomplices. VTIS informed. A search was made throughout the tanker. Nothing reported stolen.               2021-09-12


091-21   05.09.2021: 0007 UTC: Posn: 00:22.38N – 009:24.27E, Owendo Inner Anchorage, Gabon.

Five persons in a speed boat armed with guns approached, fired upon and boarded an anchored offshore supply ship. Alarm raised and crew secured themselves in the ship. Two crew were injured due to the firing and required hospitalization. One crew reported missing. Remaining crew reported safe. Local authorities notified.


***  Ball cap of the week:                            Naval Submarine Base Groton, CT

***  Coffee mug of the week:                     Maine High Adventure Base – BSA

***  T-shirt of the Week:                            Sight & Sound Entertainment

***  Musical guest artist of the week:      The Kings


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