JOTW 07-2015

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JOTW 07-2015

February 16, 2015

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This is JOTW newsletter number 1,053

 

“Every blunder behind us is giving a cheer for us, and only for those who were willing to fail are the dangers and splendors of life.”

– Carl Sandburg

 

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***  This week’s Can’t Wait postings:

 

None this week.

 

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***  This week’s top job:

 

PR Profesionals, GYMR Public Relations, Washington, DC

 

(See details below)

 

***  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 lundquist989@cs.com.

 

***  If you find out about a job opportunity in communications, send it to me (lundquist989@cs.com),  and I’ll share it with the JOTW network.

 

***  The JOTW network is built upon cooperative principles.  Share, and reap the benefits.  And it feels good to help others.  I call it selfish altruism.  But this also means you need to contribute.

 

***  Listing a position is free.  Top jobs placement is $100, and a “Can’t Wait” posting is $300.

 

***  In this issue:

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch

1.)  PR Profesionals, GYMR Public Relations, Washington, DC

2.)  Senior Manager – Corporate Creative Communications, Yoh, Oakland, CA

3.)  Associate Professional Summer Intern (2015), Communications, Science & Engineering, CSC, Alexandria, VA

4.)  Branded Content Editor, PACE Communications, Bentonville, AR

5.)  Communication Specialist, Quaker Chemical Corp., Conshohocken, PA

6.)  Photo editor, Joliet Herald-News, Joliet, IL

7.)  Director, Communications & Stakeholder Relations, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

8.)  Director of Media Relations & Communications, Newport Beach & Company, Newport Beach, California

9.)  Content Marketing Manager, HireRight, Irvine, CA

10.)  Communications Specialist, UnitedHealth Group, Minnetonka, MN

 

11.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Volvo Group, Greensboro, North Carolina

12.)  Intern – Communications (Summer 2015), Group Trucks Operations (GTO), Volvo Group, Macungie, PA

13.)  Intern – Communications (Summer 2015), Group Trucks Operations (GTO), Volvo Group, Hagerstown, Maryland

14.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Hughes Network Systems, Germantown, MD

15.)  Director, External Communications, Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA

16.)  Director of Marketing Communications, Peerless-AV, Aurora, IL

17.)  Director of Communications, Movable Ink, New York, NY

18.)  Public Relations Manager, American Cruise Lines, Guilford, CT

19.)  Director, Global Public Relations & Communications, Tiffany & Co., New York, NY

20.)  Vice President, Strategic Communications (Public Relations & Corporate Communications), Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), Philadelphia, PA

 

21.)  Reporter, The Chippewa Herald, Chippewa Falls, WI

22.)  Community/Social Media Manager, International PR Agency, Dubai, UAE  13.)  Executive Vice President, Membership and Marketing, U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

24.)  Publication Designer, U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

25.)  Assistant Editor, U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

26.)  Senior Acquisitions Editor, U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

27.)  Marketing Coordinator, Naval Institute Press, U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

28.)  Intern – Health Policy and Government Affairs Corporate Communications, Elekta Inc. North American, Washington, D.C

29.)  Public Relations Manager, National Catholic Educational Association, Arlington, VA

30.)  Manager, Communications, Cineplex Entertainment LP, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

31.)  Communications & Outreach Manager, Oikocredit USA, Washington, DC

32.)  Corporate Communications Manager, DaVita SOURCE, Dallas, TX

33.)  Communications Strategist, Honda R&D Americas, Inc., Raymond, Ohio

34.)  Communications Officer, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

35.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Hulcher Services, Denton, TX

36.)  Specialist, Strategic Communications, District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC

37.)  COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (ONE-YEAR MATERNITY LEAVE CONTRACT), PortsToronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

38.)  Communications & Marketing Manager, Town of Vienna, Vienna, Virginia

39.)  Communications Specialist, Nestlé USA,  Washington, DC

40.)  Employee Communications Manager (Ice Cream), The Nestlé Companies, Oakland, CA

 

41.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, The Louis Berger Group, Inc., Washington, DC

42.)  Account Coordinator, Assistant Account Executive, Account Executive, Vault Communications, Plymouth Meeting, PA

43.)  PR Intern, Aversa PR , Philadelphia, PA

44.)  Director of Business Development, Remington Group, Wayne, PA / San Antonio, TX

45.)  Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES) Marketing and Communications Specialist, Electronic Products Recycling Association (EPRA), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

46.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Proforma, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida

47.)  Medical Communications Manager, Yoh, Thousand Oaks, CA

48.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Yoh, Emeryville, CA

49.)  Marketing & Communications Intern, Green Buzz Agency, Alexandria, VA

50.)  Director of Corporate Communications, Fuel Talent, Seattle, WA

 

51.)  Associate Professional Summer Intern (2015), Communications, Science & Engineering, CSC, Alexandria, VA

52.)  Marketing Communications Manager, Frankenmuth Insurance, Frankenmuth, Michigan,

53.)  Senior Manager, GMD Communications, Astellas, Northbrook, IL

54.)  Director of Public Relations, Donuts Inc., Chicago, IL

55.)  Communications Manager, UBS, Chicago, IL

56.)  Contract Communications Manager, General Dynamics Information Technology, Oklahoma City, OK

57.)  Contract Communications Manager, General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, VA

58.)  Sr. Manager Communications & Public Relations, HMSHost, Bethesda, MD
59.)  Marketing Communications Director, Microsemi, Aliso Viejo, CA

60.)  Director of Corporate Communications, Triad Group, San Mateo, CA

 

61.)  Director of Marketing & Communications, Catholic Health Initiatives, Federal Way, WA

62.)  Director of Marketing Communications, OneLogin, San Francisco, CA

63.)  Director, Marketing Communications, Localytics, Boston, MA

64.)  Sr. Manager / Director of PR, Rimini Street, Pleasanton, CA, Las Vegas, NV, or Austin, TX

65.)  VP/Sr. Director Communications, BBC Worldwide, Los Angeles, CA

66.)  Director of PR & Communications, ADP, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

67.)  Director of Marketing and Communications, Saint Mary’s Ryken High School, Leonardtown, MD

68.)  Communications Leader, TE Connectivity, Berwyn, PA

69.)  Internal Communications Manager, The Hershey Company, Hershey, PA

70.)  Social Media Account Analyst, hibu, King of Prussia, PA

 

71.)  Public Affairs Officer, United States Navy, various

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report

 

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***  One Paragraph Pitch:

 

Good Morning. I am an award-winning business journalist, content writer and digital marketing communications professional with considerable experience in inbound marketing (especially content and social media marketing). I’m seeking to bring my strong skillset as a contractor to organizations in search of someone with my background to assist in their content marketing and development activities. I have specialized experience writing about business and consumer finance, banking and media business as well as conducting marketing activities for nonprofits serving at-risk woman and children and the poor and homeless. I’m known for my ability to take esoteric or complex concepts and turn them into unique, compelling, reader-friendly and immediately useful content that keeps readers coming back to the source for more. I’m adept at writing business and executive profiles and reporting on business and industry. When writing web content, I can deliver SEO-friendly content and, with my strong content marketing expertise, I can help organizations integrate the content I write for them into their overall inbound marketing strategy. Expect me to deliver clean, publishing-ready content on time and on budget. Core competences include: web branding, inbound marketing, content marketing, corporate communications (including white papers, reports and case studies), audience engagement (particularly on social media) and nonprofit inbound marketing and fundraising campaigns. You’re encouraged to learn more about me on my website at www.dahnawrites.com, on my LinkedIn profile here:

http://www.linkedin.com/in/dahnamchandler. I am available for nationwide contract opportunities and have the credentials necessary to be a government contractor or subcontractor (DUNS, Cage Code, etc.). You can reach me by email at dahnachandler@dahnawrites.com.

 

Dahna M. Chandler

Content Writer, Content Marketing Expert

& Award-Winning Business Journalist

(404) 969-2545 (office)*

(404) 937-0304 (cell)

www.dahnawrites.com

 

(*Relocating back to the Washington, DC area in February 2015.)

 

***  Send your One Paragraph Pitch submissions to lundquist989@cs.com.  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!

 

***  The 6th National Summit on Strategic Communications returns to Washington, DC on May 4-5, 2015, and we are delighted to announce that the agenda is ready for download – visit http://bit.ly/1Kvt3je to review the latest faculty and program topics.

The 2015 Summit will provide an extensive review of the way communications and public affairs is evolving in the United States and globally, sharing best practices and setting standards for excellence in digital/social marketing, data-driven campaigns, building relationships and engaging key audiences, building effective global teams, communicating across cultures, managing crises, developing predictive techniques and measuring success.

Feel free to book online today at http://bit.ly/1DCWPQF. Be sure to mention JOTW Discount Code (C577JOTW)  to receive an exclusive discount for being a part of our LinkedIn Group – $100 savings off the early-bird rate.

Don’t miss out on these unique features, only available at STRATCOMM2015:

• 100+ of the most senior strategic communications executives – event capped at 130 to ensure maximum interaction!
• Over 25 senior level speakers and a still-expanding speaking faculty
• Industry keynotes from C-Level executives at the United States Army and NASA
• Case studies and panel discussions from leading global corporations
• Single-tracked structure to maximize learning
• 2 full days of practical education
• Unlimited networking opportunities

To learn more about the event, and to see our global faculty list, download the brochure (http://bit.ly/1FaX1bk) or visit the event website (http://strategicsummit.com).

We look forward to seeing you in May in Washington, DC.

Warm Regards,

Bob Grupp
Summit Director
bob@thescli.org

Interested in business development solutions? Contact Andrew Sinetar at +1-212-400-6237 or e-mail asinetar@exlevents.com for more information.

 

***  IABC World Conference 2015

San Francisco, California

14-17 June 2015

 

Come explore new ways of approaching communication with some of the most innovative thinkers and visionary leaders of our time. With this year’s theme, “Changing the Landscape: Informing the future,” you will experience sessions that will stimulate your thinking. Gain ideas you can put to work now. By attending the IABC World Conference, you will: Increase your network with over 1,200 participants in attendance.

 

http://wc.iabc.com/

 

***  We are all called to serve.

 

Thanks for writing and sharing this, Bob.

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-national-service-20150211-story.html

 

***  Blood, Radio and War

By Anastasia Lundquist

The American Veteran magazine

pages 41-44

http://pubs.royle.com/publication/?i=241646

 

***  Out for Blood

 

The pursuit of life for the wounded on the fighting fronts of World War II

by Anastasia Kirby Lundquist

 

https://www.createspace.com/4230898

 

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

 

March 10-12, Jacksonville, Fla.

 

March 15-20, Accra, Ghana

 

April 22-27, Los Angeles, Calif.

 

May 19-21, Singapore

 

August 3-8, East Lansing, Mich.

 

August 17-19, San Diego, Calif.

 

September 30-1 October, Tokyo, Japan

 

***  Your Very Next Step!

 

The January/February issue of  YVNS newsletter is posted at

http://www.yourverynextstep.com/2015/02/01/your-very-next-step-newsletter-for-januaryfebruary-2015/

 

***  Let’s get to the jobs:

 

***  This week’s Top Job:

 

1.)  PR Profesionals, GYMR Public Relations, Washington, DC

 

Seeking rising PR Pros. Fast-paced, award-winning GYMR Public Relations seeks whip-smart PR pros to join its talented team. DC-based GYMR communicates exclusively about health and healthcare. Since 1998, we’ve worked with supportive clients on meaningful issues in a fun and challenging environment.

 

Comprised of more than 30 professionals, some of whom excelled in the healthcare practices of the nation’s largest PR firms, GYMR combines the expertise and client roster of a national firm with the heart and soul of a boutique business.

 

GYMR is currently hiring professionals with 2-5 years of experience to work in its Dupont Circle office. Account staff at this level play a prominent role in the day-to-day management of accounts, so project management abilities and strong attention to details are required, as is a working knowledge of media and PR tactics. Excellent writing and proof-reading skills are a must, as is experience with earned media placement and social media campaigns. Successful candidates will have the demeanor and presence to serve as the firm’s liaison to clients, vendors and other agency partners. Knowledge of healthcare and agency experience are preferred.

 

Interested candidates should email their resume, with salary requirements, to careers@gymr.com (use “ROO-2” in the subject line).

 

GYMR is an equal opportunity employer. Visit us at www.gymr.com.

 

2.)  Senior Manager – Corporate Creative Communications, Yoh, Oakland, CA,

http://jobs.yoh.com/job/Oakland-Senior-Manager-Corporate-Creative-Communications-Job-CA-94601/246537500/

 

3.)  Associate Professional Summer Intern (2015), Communications, Science & Engineering, CSC, Alexandria, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=146202288

 

***  From Christina Zahn:

 

4.)  Branded Content Editor, PACE Communications, Bentonville, AR

https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15881532

 

5.)  Communication Specialist, Quaker Chemical Corp., Conshohocken, PA
This is a fast-paced, diverse, global role involving project management, writing and editing, and content development. This position reports to the Manager, Global Internal Communication. http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=QUAKERCHEMICAL&cws=1&rid=421

 

6.)  Photo editor, Joliet Herald-News, Joliet, IL

 

The Joliet (IL) Herald-News seeks a photo editor who is flexible, understands the demands of community journalism, can supervise a staff photographer and manage the freelance photo budget, can schedule assignments, can develop story ideas, can generate still and video enterprise projects, can shoot sports as well as news, knows Photoshop/Photo Mechanic/FinalCut Pro/DV/HDV video and knows AP style. Apply online at EditorialRecruitment@shawmedia.com or apply online at www.shawmedia.com.  EOE

 

7.)  Director, Communications & Stakeholder Relations, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/21928983/

 

8.)  Director of Media Relations & Communications, Newport Beach & Company, Newport Beach, California

http://jobs.prsa.org/jobseeker/job/21923290/

 

***  From Angela Lapre:

 

Hi Ned –

 

I have another open marketing position at HireRight, thanks!

 

Angela

 

9.)  Content Marketing Manager, HireRight, Irvine, CA

 

Description

 

Can you create compelling content that is sharable, likeable and viral?  Are you known for your ability to develop new topics and find a unique spin on existing topics?  If you love copywriting and creating captivating headlines, our Content Marketing Manager role could be the next great career opportunity for you!

 

The Job:  The Content Marketing Manager is responsible for developing the content marketing strategy to drive HireRight’s demand generation, client retention and thought leadership efforts. This role will develop, execute, and manage ongoing and new initiatives through various channels.  Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Research competitive landscape to position HireRight as the leader in the market’s content marketing space.
  • Garner ideas and input for topics from a wide variety of sources including customers, customer-facing teams, prospective customers, market trends, product development, industry news and internal subject matter experts.
  • Establish workflow for requesting, creating, editing, publishing and retiring content.
  • Work closely with marketing owners to assess their needs, develop content marketing strategies to support their individual and team objectives and create and/or refine content based on established target audiences and buyer personas.
  • Create, maintain and publish content marketing calendar.
  • Facilitate content distribution process by preparing content for various media like whitepapers, webinars/webcasts, video, case studies, podcasts, blog articles, social media postings, publication articles, etc.
  • Flexibility to write content for a wide spectrum of media including marketing collateral, whitepapers, eBooks, blogs, infographics FAQs, training documents, customer service scripts, newsletter and publication articles, video scripts, online and email content, etc.

 

The Company:  HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background screening, drug and health screening and employment eligibility solutions that help employers automate, manage and control screening and related programs. More than one third of the Fortune 500, along with over 40,000 other companies, trust HireRight to deliver customer-focused solutions that provide greater efficiency and faster results, leading to better hires. HireRight is headquartered in Irvine, California and has offices and affiliates around the world.

 

The company environment is dynamic and reflective of the rapid growth and market aspirations of the company. HireRight is at a great point in its business maturity. We have infrastructure and process, but we’re still nimble enough to be creative, innovative and entrepreneurial.

 

Qualifications

 

About You:

 

  • Must love to write!
  • 7-10 years’ experience writing, editing, publishing content in a publishing, marketing, communications, public relations or related field.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Journalism, English, Marketing, Communications or related field.
  • Excellent writing abilities to address multiple audiences while maintaining the brand voice.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time for multiple stakeholders.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications; HTML and CSS preferred.

 

https://altegrity.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=09951&lang=en

 

10.)  Communications Specialist, UnitedHealth Group, Minnetonka, MN

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/29992059

 

11.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Volvo Group, Greensboro, North Carolina

https://xjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25079&AReq=45503BR&codes=Volvo

 

12.)  Intern – Communications (Summer 2015), Group Trucks Operations (GTO), Volvo Group, Macungie, PA

https://xjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=519392

 

13.)  Intern – Communications (Summer 2015), Group Trucks Operations (GTO), Volvo Group, Hagerstown, Maryland

https://xjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=517458

 

14.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Hughes Network Systems, Germantown, MD

https://jobs.washingtonpost.com/job/35778679/

 

15.)  Director, External Communications, Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA

https://fidelity.taleo.net/careersection/10020/jobdetail.ftl?job=606500

 

16.)  Director of Marketing Communications, Peerless-AV, Aurora, IL

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Peerless–AV/jobs/Director-Marketing-Communication-45cdce974c2e2981

 

17.)  Director of Communications, Movable Ink, New York, NY

https://boards.greenhouse.io/movableink/jobs/46581?t=t1ruf3

 

18.)  Public Relations Manager, American Cruise Lines, Guilford, CT

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=AMERICANCRUISELINES&cws=1&rid=38

 

19.)  Director, Global Public Relations & Communications, Tiffany & Co., New York, NY

https://jobs-tiffany.icims.com/jobs/24569/director,-global-public-relations-&-communications/job

 

***  From Tamara Frye:

 

20.)  Vice President, Strategic Communications (Public Relations & Corporate Communications), Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), Philadelphia, PA

 

Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) is the leading national network of community development financial institutions (CDFIs) investing in opportunities that benefit low-income, low-wealth, and other disadvantaged communities across America. OFN Members are performance-oriented, responsible investors that finance community businesses, spark job growth in the areas that need it most, and deliver both sound financial returns and real changes for people and communities.

To learn more about OFN, visit:www.ofn.org.

Women, People of Color, Minorities, and LGBT candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

Position Summary and Essential Functions:

 

The Vice President, Strategic Communications (Public Relations & Corporate Communications) is a member of the Strategic Communications team and leads public relations, social media, and other news-making strategies to build the reputation and visibility of OFN and the CDFI industry. The VP oversees one Senior Associate. The VP will manage an external Public Relations agency, conduct media relations, coordinate interview opportunities, and write or oversee the creation of pitches, press releases, articles, and content for media placement, and/or OFN’s CDFI Connect mobile news platform, e-newsletter, and social media presence (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and others). This also includes developing strategic partnerships and cultivating new and existing relationships with reporters, editors, and key influencers in all forms of media and issue areas. Additionally, the VP liaises with OFN’s lines of business and Members to secure relevant data, information, and borrower success stories to be used in a variety of communications channels.

 

The individual hired for this position will be committed to “making news” and will possess outstanding written and verbal English communication skills. They will be responsible for a variety of corporate communications, including copywriting, editing, and proofing the monthly company newsletter, the daily mobile news service, program strategy documents, and more. Additional project work includes providing support for awards programs, annual conference, and other efforts as assigned. Reports to and takes direction from Executive Vice President, Strategic Communications regarding all aspects of branding, marketing, and strategic communications.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

  • Collaborates with EVP, Strategic Communications to develop targeted media placement strategy, utilizing diverse PR tactics such as press releases, op eds, in person meetings, and events to maximize coverage and position OFN’s reputation, visibility, and role as the industry thought leader.
    1. Leverage OFN’s diverse advocacy, consulting, research, branding, and strategic initiatives.
    2. Leverage OFN’s partnerships and partner programs.
    3. Feature OFN executives, OFN data, OFN Member stories, etc.
  • Delivers significant visibility for the organization, our partners, and our Member CDFIs by identifying opportunities to drive content to top-tier and trade publications, as well as broadcast and online media outlets.
  • Serves as day-to-day contact with influencers—media, bloggers, and opinion leaders—and develops ongoing relationships with them.
  • Identifies timely story angles, crafting pitches, and pitching media directly and/or with agency support to secure coverage of OFN and the CDFI industry
  • Copywriting, editing, and proofreading of press releases, op ed articles, and related materials
  • Tracks moving stories in mainstream media, DC media, business media, and philanthropic media outlets.
  • Liaises with communications staff of outside partners and public relations firms.
  • Prepares for media interviews, including coordinating, scheduling, and follow-up, as well as liaising with internal lines of business for pertinent facts and data as well as Member organizations for relevant borrower stories, and fact-checking of articles and stories where appropriate

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 10 years experience in communications, public relations, marketing, journalism or a related field required; Master’s degree a plus
  • Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience in a public relations role required, 7-10 years demotrated experience preferred.
  • 3 or more years supervisory experience required
  • Professional experience representing financial services, community development finance, nonprofit, or membership organizations to diversity, mainstream, and trade media a plus
  • Experience in political and/or issues campaigns preferred
  • Experience at reaching diversity media outlets and crafting diversity messaging required
  • Knowledge of marketing and communication practices and applications as well as familiarity with current online social media sources (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, blogging, other emerging technologies)
  • Established media relationships with diversity, trade, and mainstream media outlets
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, and the ability to effectively interact with a diverse range of people in a manner that positively portrays OFN.
  • Superior proven project management skills; excellent presentation skills; ability to convey complex information in a clear manner to a diverse audience
  • Superior writing and editing skills, including high attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and develop an effective work plan to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Understanding of and commitment to communicating the need for equitable financial outcomes for communities of color and other economically marginalized communities
  • Ability to work both independently and in team environment required
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks under minimal supervision in effective and efficient manner required
  • Limited travel required
  • Proficiency with MS Office Excel, Windows, PowerPoint; proficiency with MS Office Access a plus.
  • No extraordinary physical requirements beyond ability to travel.
  • Job involves normal physical requirements for an office position.

 

Salary Commensurate with Experience

 

To Apply:  Send letter of interest, salary requirement and resume to:

Search: Strategic Communications

Opportunity Finance Network

620 Chestnut Street

Suite 572

Philadelphia, PA 19106

FAX: 215-320-4357

Email: resume_hr@ofn.org

 

21.)  Reporter, The Chippewa Herald, Chippewa Falls, WI

 

The Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, WI) seeks a reporter who can write hard news and features, shoot photos, file for all platforms, is enthusiastic/ambitious/curious/responsible/meet deadlines and is flexible enough to cover evening and weekend assignments. Apply online, enclosing five clips and resume, at https://lee.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl.

 

22.)  Community/Social Media Manager, International PR Agency, Dubai, UAE 
Our international PR agency client is seeking an experienced, locally-based Community/Social Media Manager for its team in Dubai. You must have a minimum of three years experience in a similar role, preferably in a global agency setting. Bilingual/Native Arabic language candidates preferred but native English speakers also considered. Job #1770

Contact: noahchristopher@fabricrecruitment.com
***  From Judy Heise:

 

23.)  Executive Vice President, Membership and Marketing, U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

 

SUMMARY:

 

The Executive Vice President, Membership and Marketing leads all membership and member marketing activities.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Membership

  • Sets membership strategy and direction
  • Defines and communicates a clear value statement for membership.
  • Provides strategic direction, management, and oversight of all member acquisition efforts.
  • Leverages membership data to forecast trends, inform strategies, and support data-based decisions.

 

Member recruitment and retention

  • Develops and provides the strategies and tools needed for the Institute to grow and retain members while building a strong membership culture within the organization.
  • Develops and implements strategies and programs designed to increase the lifetime value of a member.
  • Develops strategies to achieve greater market penetration within potential membership groups.
  • Actively solicits feedback from existing members to monitor customer satisfaction.
  • Analyzes membership trends and demographics including lifetime value, conversion, and renewal rates.

 

Member and Customer Service

  • Supervises a seven person Member Services Group.
  • Directs all services and benefits for Naval Institute membership.
  • Develops the overall customer service strategy and provides strategic customer service assistance to all Institute departments.
  • Establishes and monitors metrics to gauge the success of the Institute’s investment in member recruitment and achievement of member satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with other Departments to ensure quality, reliability, and accuracy of membership records.

 

Marketing

  • Supervises the Membership Marketing Manager.
  • Co-leads both the Marketing Executive Committee and also the Marketing Team, cross-departmental teams tasked with coordinating the overall marketing efforts of the Institute.
  • Leads Student and Active Duty marketing effort designed to attract a younger, active duty membership demographic.
  • Oversees cross-team collaborations to execute an integrated branding, marketing, and communications strategy for the association’s programs, products, and services.

Financial

  • Responsible for developing and managing an annual operating budget of approximately $2.5 million.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Manages a staff of nine.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Veteran of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard.
  • Bachelor’s degree desired; Masters Degree (preferred).
  • Demonstrated senior leadership and staff development experience.
  • Budget development and management experience.

 

If you or someone you know would be interested in and qualified for this position, please send me a cover letter and resume.

 

Contact:

Bob Johnson

Chief Financial Officer

U.S. Naval Institute

Fax: 410-295-1084

rjohnson@usni.org

 

24.)  Publication Designer, U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

 

SUMMARY:

 

Assists with production of and completes design work for Naval History and Proceedings magazines and web sites. Designs marketing materials and graphics for other departments.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

With the senior designer, completes article and column layouts for 12 issues of Proceedings and 6 issues of Naval History each year.

 

Flows text for magazine articles and columns into templates.

 

Creates publication charts, figures, graphs, and other graphics as needed.

 

Touches up, and manipulates black & white and 4-color photography.

 

Assists senior designer in preparing articles for the web.

 

Assists senior designer with designing in-house ads, mailers, forms, brochures, and graphics for multiple departments such as Heritage, Conferences, Web, Membership, Foundation and Executives.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Requires proficiency with Mac OS, demonstrated proficiency with design software including Adobe CS5+ (InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator), and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Excellent people skills, design skills, and attention to detail a must. Knowledge of HTML, web design, data visualizations, and animation a plus. Must be able to work under pressure and prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in art or related field.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: No special requirement

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: No special requirement.

 

REASONING ABILITY: Must be able to prioritize.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: No specific requirements.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: No special requirements.

 

If you or someone you know would be interested in and qualified for this position, please send me a cover letter and resume.

 

Contact:

Bob Johnson

Chief Financial Officer

U.S. Naval Institute

Fax: 410-295-1084

rjohnson@usni.org

 

25.)  Assistant Editor, U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

 

SUMMARY:

 

Facilitate, perform and coordinate editorial, marketing and production duties for the Press.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Performs editorial, marketing and production duties for the Director, acquisitions editors, and other Press Group members as required.
  • Assists in screening unsolicited proposals and manuscripts, identifying projects of interest and importance based on NIP acquisitions philosophy, knowledge of NIP’s existing list of books, competing works, and qualifications of authors.
  • Prepares contracts and sends contracts for new titles to authors, ensuring proper countersignature of contracts.
  • Maintains close contact with authors to ensure manuscripts and accompanying materials are delivered on time and in the formats required contractually.
  • Arranges for additional evaluation on received materials as appropriate, negotiating any needed modifications with authors.
  • Edits and transmits completed manuscript packages (e.g., manuscript, photographs, and maps) to Production.
  • Participates in Editorial, Launch, List, and other scheduled meetings.

 

  • Assists marketing in developing catalog and jacket copy, to include helping to identify appropriate reviewers and obtaining written endorsements.
  • Participates in USNI and NIP author events, conferences and seminars, to include setting up, serving in, and dismantling booths; selling books, preparing show reports and coordinating Press activities with other groups (e.g., Conferences, Membership).

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Possesses word-processing, database, and spreadsheet computer skills, as well as essential familiarity with all office equipment and systems.
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Possesses at minimum a four-year college degree, majoring in History, Political Science, International Relations, English or other relevant field of study.
  • Two to three years publishing (or related vocation) experience preferable.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

 

  • Communicates effectively verbally and in writing.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

 

  • Possesses basic math skills.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

 

  • Organizes tasks according to priority, completes detailed work accurately (for e.g., copyediting, preparing contracts), and manages office procedures efficiently.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

 

  • None

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

  • Requires occasional lifting of exhibit materials.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

  • Office, traveling infrequently.

 

If you or someone you know would be interested in and qualified for this position, please send me a cover letter and resume.

 

Contact:

Bob Johnson

Chief Financial Officer

U.S. Naval Institute

Fax: 410-295-1084

rjohnson@usni.org

 

26.)  Senior Acquisitions Editor, U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

 

SUMMARY:

 

The incumbent is a key contributor to the success of the Press, helping it to grow and develop its current strengths (e.g., naval history & biography; national security, broadly defined) by acquiring and developing new saleable content, building new strengths in emerging and underserved fields that are relevant to the mission of the US Naval Institute (USNI), and participating in USNI-wide digital publishing and web initiatives.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Acquisitions:

 

  • Assigned to the Editorial section of NIP, at full performance acquires 24 titles (including digital projects) and transmits 24 NIP original titles, as well as revisions of previously successful works, annually, preparing project reports and cost analyses for all projects recommended for acceptance, researching and determining copyright holders and estate executors as required.
  • Determines needs and commercial viability for new books and specialized series by surveying and analyzing appropriate sources of information (e.g., industry publications, naval and military journals and periodicals, sales history of published NIP titles, seminars).
  • Commissions new books and book series by soliciting proposals from qualified authors and editors on subjects for which a need has been determined.
  • Manages books series, including the Association of the US Army; New Perspectives on Maritime History and Nautical Archaeology; and Library of Naval Biography.
  • Solicits proposals from authors known to be working on projects or from publishers known to be publishing on subjects of interest to NIP.
  • Monitors existing professional publications for currency and identifies revising authors when necessary.
  • Evaluates unsolicited queries, proposals, and manuscripts from authors and agents to identify prospective projects.
  • Coordinates with Marketing and Production departments as necessary to evaluate potential and costs for prospective projects.
  • Identifies qualified evaluators to send proposals and manuscripts for evaluation and recommendations.
  • Prepares synopses, financial analyses, reviewers’ comments, and other relevant materials for presentation.
  • Negotiates contract terms with authors and author representatives, preparing necessary information for contracts.
  • Reviews received contracted materials to ensure all terms have been me.
  • Maintains close contact with authors under contract to ensure manuscripts and accompanying materials are delivered on time in the appropriate formats as required by the terms of the contract, keeping Press colleagues informed of changes to project status.
  • Arranges for additional evaluation on received materials as appropriate, negotiating needed modifications with authors.
  • Transmits completed manuscripts and associated materials (e.g., illustrations) to Production.
  • Attends and contributes to launch, list and other scheduled meetings, assisting Marketing and Production with the development of book covers, relevant copy, information for catalogues and jackets.
  • Drafts and prepares contracts and negotiates all contract terms of agreement with author or author’s representatives.
  • Advises and cooperates with the Press Director, Business Manager and others as required to engage vendors, including but not limited to negotiating and monitoring vendor contracts when required.
  • Provides regular status reports to Press Director, Business Manager, Finance Department and others as required.
  • Assists with establishing and implementing long- and short-range department goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
  • As required, advises and cooperates with other departments on vendor selection, implementation of programs and impact analyses.
  • Advises and cooperates with other departments to expand digital offerings and maximize revenue.
  • Cooperates with the USNI Oral History Program to identify qualified oral historians.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Manages one assistant editor, who supports the incumbent in all areas covered by this job description.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.
  • Superior organizational skills, detail-oriented and ability to make deadlines.
  • Knowledge of military and naval history.
  • Ability to work well with active-duty and retired military personnel, academics and people from other cultures.
  • Contemporary computer skills and knowledge of essential software packages.
  • Ability to adapt to changing technologies and, generally, a willingness to learn.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Undergraduate degree (advanced degree preferable) in history, political science or a field relevant to USNI and 10-15 years book publishing experience spent mainly in acquisitions.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

 

  • Superior writing, editing, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to write and interpret contracts.
  • Strong negotiating skills.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

 

  • Strong financial and mathematical aptitude.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

 

  • Ability to analyze, manage and resolve recurring problems.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

 

  • None

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

Office – Some travel.

 

If you or someone you know would be interested in and qualified for this position, please send me a cover letter and resume.

 

Contact:

Bob Johnson

Chief Financial Officer

U.S. Naval Institute

Fax: 410-295-1084

rjohnson@usni.org

 

27.)  Marketing Coordinator, Naval Institute Press, U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

 

SUMMARY:

 

Serves as the principal assistant to the Director, Sales & Marketing, Naval Institute Press, in the planning and execution of sales, marketing and distribution activities on behalf of the Press mission.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Executes all manner of tasks related to the sale, marketing and distribution of Press products via advertising, direct mail, e-commerce, publicity, exhibits, special promotions, events, and social media.

 

Assists in setting marketing goals and establishing plans for the Marketing Dept., as well as reviewing procedures and results for purposes of future planning.

 

Assists in creating and distributing Press titles, premiums, and promotional materials, including Author Questionnaires, tip sheets and/or sales kits, catalogs, sell sheets, web listings, and email, developing and coordinating support across USNI business lines, as needed.

 

Assists in supporting domestic independent sales force and foreign distributors, as well as providing customer support to key retail, wholesale, e-commerce, and government accounts.

 

In conjunction with the Publicist, develops social media and viral marketing strategies and campaigns, and assists with the presence of the Press on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube, etc.

 

As required, performs tasks supporting the Editorial and Production departments.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

None

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Must be able to lead and focus the efforts of staff to achieve sales, marketing and expense goals. Additional qualifications as defined below:

 

Critical skills include:

  • Computer skills, including, but not limited to Adobe Acrobat Pro, InDesign, and Photoshop.
  • Organizational and workflow management.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Minimum 3-5 years of publishing experience. BA degree in Business or English or comparable field.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Excellent written and verbal skills.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Good mathematical skills for marketing and occasional financial statistical analysis.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

Requires good analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as diplomacy and the ability to balance the needs of staff, authors, and customers with those of the organization.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Not applicable.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Few

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Office and minimal travel.

 

If you or someone you know would be interested in and qualified for this position, please send me a cover letter and resume.

 

Contact:

Bob Johnson

Chief Financial Officer

U.S. Naval Institute

Fax: 410-295-1084

rjohnson@usni.org

 

28.)  Intern – Health Policy and Government Affairs Corporate Communications, Elekta Inc. North American, Washington, D.C

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/45679821

 

29.)  Public Relations Manager, National Catholic Educational Association, Arlington, VA

http://wwpr.org/jobs/view/public-relations-manager-3/

 

30.)  Manager, Communications, Cineplex Entertainment LP, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/21959604/

 

31.)  Communications & Outreach Manager, Oikocredit USA, Washington, DC

https://jobs.washingtonpost.com/job/35777520/

 

32.)  Corporate Communications Manager, DaVita SOURCE, Dallas, TX

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/29033136

 

33.)  Communications Strategist, Honda R&D Americas, Inc., Raymond, Ohio

http://jobs.prsa.org/jobseeker/job/21984271/

 

34.)  Communications Officer, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

https://jobs.washingtonpost.com/job/35781310/

 

35.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Hulcher Services, Denton, TX

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/29030755

 

36.)  Specialist, Strategic Communications, District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC

 

The Office of Communications is responsible for advancing the image of DCPS through strategic communications that showcase the school district’s value and impact to all stakeholders (teachers, families, Central Office staff, government officials, nonprofit and corporate partners, and the general public). Our core areas of work are: (1) media relations, (2) digital communications, (3) marketing and brand management (4) internal communications, and (5) crisis communications. All of our work is designed to impact and improve student achievement at the individual student, school or district level.

 

The Specialist, Strategic Communications delivers project management, strategic planning, and implementation support for key communications initiatives. The Specialist, will help facilitate projects with deep cross-departmental collaboration to ensure alignment and timely execution.

 

The Specialist, Strategic Communications will report to the Chief of Communications.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Leads communications projects that require cross-functional engagement with key staff across the organization and with external stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Provides support for the convening of a range of meetings on short- or long-term projects, which includes undertaking research, tracking trends, and preparing presentations; development of meeting agendas; drafting briefing papers and/or compiling pertinent background materials for attendees; preparing summaries of discussion; coordinating logistical arrangements; and ensuring appropriate and effective communications with participants as needed.
  • Develops content and programs aligned to target audience personas, and works with different teams to ensure alignment.
  • Assists in the development of the department’s annual work plan.
  • Serves as the communications liaison with cross-functional teams and school leaders.
  • Reports and analyzes key metrics; and leverages metrics to refine communications strategies.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a minimum of three to five years or more of job-related experience.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Previous exposure to or experience in the education sector a plus.
  • Exceptional research and analytical skills, and the ability to convey complex concepts in a clear, concise and logical manner.
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated capacity to develop and implement practical strategies, plans, and solutions to identified issues.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Track record of taking initiative in managing competing organizational and departmental priorities and to work effectively under pressure when facing extremely short deadlines.
  • Proven ability to identify key issues and to carry forward an idea or project from concept to execution.

 

Personal Qualities of Top Candidates

 

  • Commitment to Equity: Passionate about closing the achievement gap and ensuring that every child, regardless of background or circumstance, receives an excellent education.
  • Leadership: Coaches, mentors, and challenges others to excel despite obstacles and challenging situations.
  • Focus on Data-Driven Results: Relentlessly pursues the improvement of central office performance and school leadership, instruction, and operations, and is driven by a desire to produce quantifiable student achievement gains.
  • Innovative Problem-Solving: Approaches work with a sense of possibility and sees challenges as opportunities for creative problem solving; takes initiative to explore issues and find potential innovative solutions.
  • Adaptability: Excels in constantly changing environments and adapts flexibly in shifting projects or priorities to meet the needs of a dynamic transformation effort; comfortable with ambiguity and non-routine situations.
  • Teamwork: Increases the effectiveness of surrounding teams through collaboration, constant learning and supporting others; sensitive to diversity in all its forms; respects and is committed to learning from others.
  • Dependability: Does whatever it takes to consistently deliver with high quality under tight deadlines; successfully manages own projects through strong organization, detailed workplans, and balancing of multiple priorities.
  • Communication and Customer Service Skills: Communicates clearly and compellingly with diverse stakeholders in both oral and written forms; anticipates and responds to customer needs in a high-quality and courteous manner.

 

http://dcps.force.com/central/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0xU0000007oPwqIAE

 

37.)  COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (ONE-YEAR MATERNITY LEAVE CONTRACT), PortsToronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

https://ca.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/28640549

 

38.)  Communications & Marketing Manager, Town of Vienna, Vienna, Virginia

https://jobs.washingtonpost.com/job/35782436/

 

39.)  Communications Specialist, Nestlé USA,  Washington, DC

 

This position reports to the Manager of Corporate Communications and will be responsible for helping promote corporate image of Nestlé USA and its affiliates through various social media networks and websites. The job will require the employee to design, build and maintain company websites and social media tools.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and build corporate web sites in support of the organization’s NiM web strategy.
  • Maintain the day-to-day operation and administration of the organization’s websites.
  • Ensure web site meets organization standards, maintains system security, and troubleshoots system-related problems as needed.
  • Protect and promote Nestlé’s corporate image through social media networks and other digital tools.
  • Write, edit, and publish social media, ensuring consistency of message across multiple relevant sites and networks.
  • Monitor online discussions and responds to customer needs and requests.
  • Track discussion topics and prepare reports on usage statistics.
  • Coordinate the publishing of Web site content, user interface, look/feel and level of specificity to suit a wide range of needs.
  • Work closely with marketing and systems teams to develop and coordinate content, developing on-going site structure and updates.
  • Gather requirements that relate to the organization’s business objectives relative to site audiences, and continuous content updates and site upgrades to enhance site hits/visits.

 

Qualifications

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

Bachelor’s degree required in related field

EXPERIENCE:

Five years professional experience working in a similar capacity

Experience with large brands and/or high level corporate image

SKILLS:

Excellent written communication skills

Advanced proficiency in all major social media platforms

Proficiency in working with HTML code, browsers, and graphics applications

 

https://nestleusa.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=15000800

 

40.)  Employee Communications Manager (Ice Cream), The Nestlé Companies, Oakland, CA

https://nestleusa.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=15000519

 

41.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, The Louis Berger Group, Inc., Washington, DC

https://jobs.washingtonpost.com/job/35780806/

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

42.)  Account Coordinator, Assistant Account Executive, Account Executive, Vault Communications, Plymouth Meeting, PA

 

Vault Communications, one of the region’s largest public relations firms, seeks bright and enterprising young talent at many levels to join our agency. We seek candidates with 1-4 years’ experience in public relations with a keen interest in social media. We’re hungry for candidates who possess strong writing skills, ninja-like multi-tasking ability, boundless creativity, a fearless media relations approach, self-propulsion/confidence and a penchant for social media. We offer an extremely competitive salary and benefits package, a ridiculously fun work environment, nationally-renowned clients (and a Starbucks machine). Our bold and beautiful offices are located in Plymouth Meeting, minutes from the entrance to the Blue Route, the Schuylkill Expressway and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Please send your resume to Jess Phelan, Executive Vice President at jphelan@vaultcommunications.com.

 

43.)  PR Intern, Aversa PR , Philadelphia, PA

 

Aversa PR seeks a motivated, mature and responsible intern to assist with our award-winning, unique and fun clients. You’ll gain experience in working to promote everything from theatre to cupcakes to circus arts and everything in between. Qualified candidates will have an understanding and some experience with social media, public relations and event planning. We seek someone that is creative, driven and detail-oriented with a good sense of humor. Excellent communications skills and a strong knowledge of social media are a must! Our agency works with small businesses, arts, hospitality and nonprofit clients and has the most interesting portfolio in the region. You will gain a great deal of knowledge and practical professional experience and enjoy some fun perks from those with whom we work. This internship can be full time or part time, but at least 12-15 hours per week is preferred. Start and end dates are flexible.

 

The successful candidate will have the following qualities/experience:

 

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Social media knowledge and presence
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability and desire to take initiative
  • Sense of humor
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines
  • Interest in and ability to attend and represent Aversa PR at events

 

Please submit resume, cover letter and social media handles/samples to hr@aversapr.com. Please also outline in your cover letter the following:

 

  • What semester are you applying for
  • What is ideal start and end date (or range)
  • What is your availability (days of week and time)
  • Total number of hours seeking

 

For more information about our company, visit twitter @aversapr @koryaversa and our website www.aversapr.com.

 

44.)  Director of Business Development, Remington Group, Wayne, PA / San Antonio, TX

 

Remington Group, a Project Management and Owner Representation firm based in

Wayne, PA and San Antonio, TX, is seeking a Director of Business Development. The

Director of Business Development will report to the President and will be responsible for

developing and implementing a company‐wide business development initiative with a

focus on growing Remington Group’s presence in Pennsylvania and Texas.

Responsibilities

– Conduct regular face‐to‐face networking meetings with prospective clients, real

estate people and other sources of business.

– Actively participate in industry leads groups and professional & community

organizations.

– Initiate contact with prospective clients for presentations about Remington

Group.

– Develop and lead the implementation of the firm’s comprehensive marketing and

business development plan.

– Work with the Principal and Project Managers to develop individual marketing and

business development strategies.

– Direct the team’s preparation for client interviews, marketing presentations, and

in‐house strategy meetings.

– Directly produce deliverables as well as oversee the Marketing Coordinator in the

production of proposals and presentations in response to RFPs.

– Assure conformance to established firm brand including concept, design, and

production of collateral materials.

– Perform research as requested, e.g. target markets and competition.

Qualifications

– 7+ years of industry experience.

Submit a one page letter outlining your key qualifications and accomplishments together

with a resume to hr@remingtongroup.com.  No phone calls please.

 

45.)  Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES) Marketing and Communications Specialist, Electronic Products Recycling Association (EPRA), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

https://ca.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/28691120

 

46.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Proforma, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/29497937

 

47.)  Medical Communications Manager, Yoh, Thousand Oaks, CA

http://jobs.yoh.com/job/Thousand-Oaks-Medical-Communications-Manager-Job-CA-91319/244380300/

 

48.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, Yoh, Emeryville, CA

http://jobs.yoh.com/job/Emeryville-Marketing-Communications-Specialist-Job-CA-94608/246548100/

 

49.)  Marketing & Communications Intern, Green Buzz Agency, Alexandria, VA

http://wwpr.org/jobs/view/marketing-communications-intern/

 

50.)  Director of Corporate Communications, Fuel Talent, Seattle, WA

http://www.startwire.com/express_apply_jobs/ZnVlbHRhbGVudF9jYXRzb25lX2NvbV80ODQ3MTQ1X2NvdWE

 

51.)  Associate Professional Summer Intern (2015), Communications, Science & Engineering, CSC, Alexandria, VA

http://jobview.monster.com/GetJob.aspx?JobID=146202288

 

52.)  Marketing Communications Manager, Frankenmuth Insurance, Frankenmuth, Michigan,

http://jobs.iabc.com/jobseeker/job/21922951/

 

***  From Connie Mayse:

 

53.)  Senior Manager, GMD Communications, Astellas, Northbrook, IL

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/27462390

 

54.)  Director of Public Relations, Donuts Inc., Chicago, IL

http://www.donuts.co/jobs/jobs-director-of-public-relations/

 

55.)  Communications Manager, UBS, Chicago, IL

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/28616455

 

56.)  Contract Communications Manager, General Dynamics Information Technology, Oklahoma City, OK

 

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

The GDIT Contract Communications Manager is a senior-level position with primary responsibility for developing and executing internal and external communications strategies supporting a wide range of corporate, program, and client stakeholders. The Contract Communications Manager will develop and implement a strategic communications plan supporting long term GDIT federal civilian transportation security and training initiatives including TO awards, scheduled events, states or capabilities achieved, or unscheduled events. The Contract Communications Manager is primarily responsible for the development, revision, and delivery of internal and external communications mediums and materials. This individual coordinates with various geographically distributed resources across the organization to ensure accurate information is incorporated in communications campaigns, messages, materials and activities.

  • Develops and updates external/internal communications materials including but not limited to newsletters, case studies, industry awards, press releases, community relations/outreach materials, recruiting collateral, presentation material, proposal content, graphics, video scripts, and promotional communications supporting trade shows and sponsorships.
  • Supports development of the company’s thought leadership platform by assisting staff with the development of abstracts and presentations as well as by-lined articles, story pitches and industry awards.
  • Maintains current knowledge of company services, products, partners, and organization.
  • Maintains current knowledge of major industry, competitor and customer events, issues, and activities.
  • Develops and maintains communications plans and programs supporting business growth including product/solution branding, messaging, and strong video/graphics demo support.
  • Provides communications support on large scale and geographically distributed projects that design, develop, and deliver innovative training curriculums, advanced training methods, simulation, systems design, or other efforts requiring communications expertise.
  • Assists with the testing and development of communications tools, assets, and mediums to meet evolving program needs.
  • Gathers, processes, analyzes operational data, and identifies and recommends emerging and relevant technologies that result in improvements to current processes.
  • Writes and updates project documentation including system procedures, presentations, and training materials.
  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies and subject areas.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

 

This position will be located within the Oklahoma city metro area.

 

Award for this contract is anticipated in 2015

 

BA in Journalism, English, Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or a related technical or communications discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.

 

5-8 years of related experience developing communications programs and supporting the communication needs for large scale and complex federal programs.

  • Established writer/project manager with a minimum of 7 years of professional experience
  • Government sector, technology and/or healthcare experience preferred
  • PR experience a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated by building relationships
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral); the ability to express ideas, explanations and concepts in a manner appropriate for the audience across a variety of formats
  • Creative writing skills for developing and preparing marketing strategies and campaigns, correspondence, and documentation
  • Collaborative, consultative work style
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines with a quick turn-around
  • Excellent grasp of English technicalities, including grammar and usage, and the ability to proof and edit copy efficiently
  • Familiar with AP Style
  • Effective project management skills

http://www.gdcareers.com/gdchq_jobs/main.cfm?pg=search&view=detail&recnum=204

 

57.)  Contract Communications Manager, General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, VA

http://www.gdcareers.com/gdchq_jobs/main.cfm?pg=search&view=detail&recnum=202

 

***  From Debra Russell:

 

58.)  Sr. Manager Communications & Public Relations, HMSHost, Bethesda, MD
https://hmshostext.authoria.net/viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-37155&ERFormID=newjoblist&ERFormCode=any

 

59.)  Marketing Communications Director, Microsemi, Aliso Viejo, CA

https://www.microsemi.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=2572&CurrentPage=2&sid=145

 

60.)  Director of Corporate Communications, Triad Group, San Mateo, CA

http://webconnect3.sendouts.com/CN_Frame.aspx?ID=triadgroup&S&PostId=d98cae5a-dff5-4d04-a27d-0acd94b68d40&CnId=&applynewcan=0

 

61.)  Director of Marketing & Communications, Catholic Health Initiatives, Federal Way, WA

https://chi.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1262024

 

62.)  Director of Marketing Communications, OneLogin, San Francisco, CA

http://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=30bd4065f924c725&q=Director+Marcom+PR&tk=19e5baeb80n3h4u0

 

63.)  Director, Marketing Communications, Localytics, Boston, MA

http://hire.jobvite.com/CompanyJobs/Careers.aspx?k=Job&c=qEO9Vfwg&j=oyma0fwO

 

64.)  Sr. Manager / Director of PR, Rimini Street, Pleasanton, CA, Las Vegas, NV, or Austin, TX

https://careers-riministreet.icims.com/jobs/1250/sr.-manager—director-of-pr/job

 

65.)  VP/Sr. Director Communications, BBC Worldwide, Los Angeles, CA

http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=c3N5LjczNDE5LjE3NjBAYmJjd3VrLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

 

66.)  Director of PR & Communications, ADP, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

http://jobs.adp.com/us/san-dimas/marketing/jobid6965096-director-of-pr-%EF%B9%A0-communications

 

67.)  Director of Marketing and Communications, Saint Mary’s Ryken High School, Leonardtown, MD

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Saint-Mary’s-Ryken-High-School/jobs/Director-Marketing-Communication-23b6bc7832b18c3c

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

68.)  Communications Leader, TE Connectivity, Berwyn, PA

https://jobs-te.icims.com/jobs/56177/communications-leader/job

 

69.)  Internal Communications Manager, The Hershey Company, Hershey, PA

https://career4.successfactors.com/career?company=Hersheys&career_job_req_id=42888&career_ns=job_listing

 

70.)  Social Media Account Analyst, hibu, King of Prussia, PA

https://jobs-hibu.icims.com/jobs/5899/social-media-account-analyst/job#.VOCoSNe7tdU.mailto

 

***  From Duke Smith:

 

71.)  Public Affairs Officer, United States Navy, various

 

About This Job

 

In an organization as large and complex as America’s Navy, it’s critically important to manage the flow of news and information for the Navy, the media and the public. Public Affairs Officers (PAOs) choose the best media to deliver information, respond to reporters and provide needed insight to top-level Navy decision makers.

 

As a Public Affairs Officer, you may:

 

  • Supervise the writing and delivery of press releases and reports, and provide information to news media and civic organizations
  • Brief military personnel before they meet with the public and news media, and schedule and conduct news conferences
  • Oversee the content and production of radio and television programs, newspapers, magazines and Web sites
  • Advise the operational Commander about decision-making and communication with three main audiences: media, internal Navy and the public
  • Manage the work of enlisted personnel, including writers, photographers and designers

 

Work environment:

 

Public Relations Officers may serve anywhere there is an audience, from within a carrier flight group to shoreside bases and installation, to the Pentagon and other high-profile locations.

 

Training and Advancement:

 

Prospective Public Affairs Officers must first attend Officer Candidate School (OCS) in Newport, R.I., and then complete the Public Affairs Qualification Course at the Defense Information School in Fort Meade, Md., where they learn the fundamentals of public affairs, including military-media relations. This is followed by the intensive 10-day Public Affairs Expeditionary Course that is focused on the application of public affairs skills in the field.

Promotion opportunities are regularly available but competitive and based on performance. It’s also important to note that specialized training received and work experience gained in the course of service can lead to valuable credentialing and occupational opportunities in related fields.

 

Education opportunities:

 

Beyond professional credentials and certifications, Public Affairs Officers can advance their education by:

 

  • Participating in the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Navy (SOCNAV) Degree Program
  • Pursuing opportunities at institutions such as Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) or Navy War College (NWC)
  • Completing Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) at one of the various service colleges

 

Qualification and requirements:

 

A four-year degree is required to work as a Public Affairs Officer. Candidates seeking this Officer position must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in a communications field, such as journalism, advertising, radio/TV, cinematography, speech, marketing, motion picture production, industrial relations or photojournalism.

All candidates must also be: U.S. citizens; willing to serve worldwide and qualified for sea duty.

 

General qualifications may vary depending upon whether you’re currently serving, whether you’ve served before or whether you’ve never served before.

 

ENJOY AN INCREDIBLE BENEFITS PACKAGE.

Paid training. Competitive salary. Comprehensive health coverage. Generous vacation. World travel. The list goes on.

 

http://www.navy.com/careers/arts-media/news-media.html?utm_source=publisher&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=de_nationwide&sid=ifa_us_pub_de_nationwide&kw=3084012750395025#ft-key-responsibilities

 

***  Weekly alternative job selections:

 

None this week.

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

018-15   10.02.2015: 2214 LT: Nam Hai Container Terminal, Haiphong, Vietnam.

During routine rounds, deck watchman, onboard a berthed container ship noticed two robbers near the forward store. He alerted the Chief officer and the local police onboard the vessel. Seeing the watchman the robbers escaped. Upon investigation ship’s stores were found missing. The Police personnel onboard the ship refused to take any action. Agent and port authorities notified.

 

017-15   28.01.2015: 2230 LT: Posn: Vicinity of Lembeh Island, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Eight pirates on a fast boat boarded and hijacked a tanker underway. All crew were set adrift in a life raft and later saved by local fisherman. The tanker is still missing.

 

***  Ball cap of the week: Lacrosse Lager

 

***  Coffee Mug of the week:  Crowne Plaza – Madrid

 

***  Polo-shirt of the week:   LaCrosse Loggers Baseball

 

***  Musical guest artist of the week:   James Brown and his Famous Flames

 

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