Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Jobs-Exxon Mobil, American Express, CDC, US Census Bureau

Here are some new job opportunities:

Media Relations Advisor - Exxon Mobil

Marketing Manager - American Express

Freelance PR Manager for Fashion Week - Luxury in America

Part Time Census Takers - US Census Bureau

CDC Internship

Business Process Analyst/Project Manager-Marketing & Advertising

Director of Student Services - Year Up

Media Relations Advisor - ExxonMobil
Dallas, TX

Primary Job Functions:

Strategic media planning and counsel for corporate and/or business line
media relations, integrated with other areas of Public and Government
Affairs activity as appropriate

Delivery of key messages to the media - execution of which can be proactive
or reactive

Development and execution of media strategies to support the business
objectives and/or corporate issue areas

Maintenance of strong working relationships with key business contacts;
practical knowledge of business operations

Effective representation of the corporation's interests in all dealings with
the media/public

Analysis of media coverage trends (company and industry

Job Requirements:

Bachelors degree(preferably in Communications, Journalism or similar)

Experience as a professional journalist or in a high-pressure media
relations role for an organization or an equally externally focused role

Knowledge of media operations

Well developed interpersonal and team skills

Advanced communications/writing/language skills

Solid judgment of Public and Government Affairs issues

Research and analytical skills

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Ability to quickly organize thoughts into strategies and deliver messages to
internal clients and media outlets on "deadline"

A positive, proactive team-oriented work style, culturally sensitive and
ideally familiar with the working environment of a large, international

Awareness of the communications opportunities and challenges associated with
different forms of print and electronic media

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Marketing Manager - American Express

Phoenix, AZ

Responsibilities This position works across international marketing teams,
finance and central lines of business to drive marketing initiatives and
campaigns for Internal Acquisition and Customer Engagement. This activity
generates significant NPV across the lead international markets.

Key responsibilities include:

Partnering with International teams to understand their marketing plans and
develop new campaign initiatives. This includes:

1.Supporting marketing teams in the development/refinement of new

2.Partnering with teams to optimize existing activity through the
development and implementation of test strategies and sharing of best
practices across markets

3.Identify opportunities to improve customer contact strategy, optimal
campaign ROI and campaign performance

4.Working across different project teams for the implementation of complex

5.Partner with key IMC teams in continually optimizing processes linked to
implementation of marketing initiatives

6.Training new marketers on leveraging core capabilities of campaign

7.Providing support for defining business requirements for implementation by

Partner with central and local marketing teams to manage the internal
customer acquisition forecast planning process including:

1. Working with the analytic team to develop a set of quarterly business
recommendations to local marketing teams

2. Providing guidance to marketing teams on plan development and campaign

3. Alignment with Regional Finance and the IO process

4. Review and syndicate forecast results with the markets and coordinate
results with central team plans)

EOE statement American Express is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Required Qualifications 1. Business or Marketing Degree, MBA preferable

2. Team player with ability to build relationships and operate without
direct authority

3. Strong understanding of the Financials and Metrics informing performance
across different channels (NPV, CMV, ROI, Efficiency Rate etc.)

4. Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to
explain more complex/technical processes to a non technical audience

5. The ability to influence at all levels of the organization

6. The ability to effectively work on multiple initiatives simultaneously

7. A sound understanding of the end-to-end direct marketing process

8. Good understanding of AMEX products and services across the Blue Box

9. Strong project management skills

10. The ability to work and communicate effectively with business and
technical teams


Freelance PR Manager for Fashion Week - Luxury in America

(New York, New York)

A high-end luxury brand with evening wear, contemporary and bridal
collections seeks a dynamic, outgoing PR person to oversee all things press
related for our fashion week show in Feb.

This person will act as a spokesperson for the brand, and will be working on
celebrity dressing, television appearances for the designer and placements
for ready-to-wear, contemporary and bridal. The right candidate should be
very organized, motivated and have solid media contacts. Must be energetic
and looking to build a resume. This position is based in New York and
reports directly to the CEO.

Candidate must have

Minimum 3-4 years experience in public relations

Relationships with high-end fashion magazines and solid media contacts

Strong pitching skills

Experience with celebrity dressing

Experience with runway show production and event production

Ideas for marketing opportunities



Web savvy

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Please send your resume and cover letter to

Please write PR MANAGER in the subject field.


Apply by



Part Time Census Takers - US Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting temporary, part-time census takers for the 2010 Census. These short-term jobs offer good pay, flexible hours and paid training. Best of all – census takers will work in their own communities. Census-taker jobs are excellent for people who want to work part-time, those who are between jobs or who want to earn extra money while performing an important service for their community and the nation. To apply in DeKalb, call 404-239-2160; in Gwinnett call 678-327-2860 and in Rockdale, call 404-348-2020. For more on this, click here.


CDC Internship

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR) is offering a 10-week summer internship program for students in environmental studies, ecology, biology, chemistry, engineering, and other related majors to take place June 9-August 13, 2010. For more information or to apply, click here.

Business Process Analyst/Project Manager-Marketing & Advertising

(Atlanta, GA) Job # GA200

ProEdit, Inc., a business communications firm that specializes in hiring analysts, writers, documentors, and editors, has a new opportunity available. The job description is listed below.

If you are interested in this position, apply on ProEdit's Web site. You may also contact Ken Kimbrough at , if you have any questions about this position.

If this is not the right position for you, but you know someone who might be a good match, please visit our Web site to learn more about ProEdit's Referral Program.

Business Process Analyst/Project Manager–Marketing & Advertising (Atlanta, GA) Job # GA200

ProEdit has an immediate need for a Business Process Analyst / Project Manager for a long term contract near the Georgia Tech campus. The BPA must have worked in marketing and advertising and have experience in project management in a mid-sized organization. The BPA will play a central role in a major organizational transformation effort and will interact with individuals at all levels of the company. The BPA will not only document business processes, but will create informative and instructional materials using Captivate and / or PowerPoint.

The ideal candidate should be comfortable with new and emerging technologies in advertising and marketing.

The expected start date for the contract is January 5, 2010 and should extend through early July.

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

· Strong analytical skills.
· Experience as a project management or team lead is highly desirable.
· Experience with MS Project is highly preferred.
· Is very good and being organized.
· Able to stay focused and to keep team members focused as well.
· Can be persistent without being “pushy”.
· Ability to “connect” with creative, technical, administrative, and executive personnel is essential to the success of this position.
· Able to translate complex technical and process information for other audiences within the organization.
· Proficient with Adobe Captivate.
· Highly motivated and self directed.
· A background in teaching or training is highly desirable.
If you are interested in this position, apply on ProEdit's Web site. You may also email Ken Kimbrough at, if you have any questions about this position.

If you are a hiring manager and want to learn more about our services, please visit ProEdit’s Web site.


Director of Student Services - Year Up

Company: Our client, Year Up (YU), is a 9 year old $31M Boston-based non-profit with offices in 6 cities. Its mission is to close the Opportunity Divide in our country by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. It delivers a high-support, high-expectation model that combines marketable job skills, stipends, corporate apprenticeships, college-level coursework, a behavior guidance system and several levels of support to place these young adults on a viable path to economic self-sufficiency.
Atlanta Office: Year Up Atlanta opened in March 2009 and will have served 60 new students in its first calendar year with 9 full and part-time staff, numerous volunteers, and several interns. The Atlanta site plans to serve over 300 new students with a staff of over 30 by 2013. Year Up has an entrepreneurial, fast paced, collaborative high support/high expectations/high feedback culture. All staff members interact with students; facilitate student activities; and serve students as formal mentors/advisors.
Open Position: The Director of Student Services is a new position that reports of the Atlanta Executive Director and is responsible for monitoring, supporting and enhancing the "quality of life" that students experience in the Year Up program. This includes building internal capacity and expanding access to external resources, delivering counseling and related social services. This position will also collaborate with the admission and enrollment processes and will deliver life skills programming and coaching.
In addition to the requirements above, ideal candidates will have:
· History of thriving in a fast paced, high growth, team oriented, flat organizational structure where priorities change rapidly, lines of authority are blurred and everyone rolls up their shirtsleeves
· 10+ years experience as a no-nonsense counselor/therapist for at-risk individuals, particularly young adults, including:
ü Experience developing, implementing, monitoring and measuring the effectiveness of counseling and related programs
ü An existing network of contacts within and extensive knowledge of the social services resources available in Metro Atlanta
ü History of cultivating relationships and building alliances with agencies and schools
ü Experience developing and implementing related curriculum
· An engaging and collaborative leadership style with mature interpersonal skills and the ability to juggle and manage multiple, competing priorities and deadlines
· Demonstrated scholarship, e.g. publications or presentations regarding working with urban young adults, highly desirable
· Impeccable reputation with regard to ethics and integrity, etc.
· Prior experience in admissions and enrollment is highly desirable
· Seasoned no-nonsense supervisor, capable of making tough staffing decisions
· MSW required; Ph.D. preferred
For more information contact Kenneth Lee,, 404-508-0834 or click below.

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