Thursday, December 10, 2009

Need a Job? The Return of The Joyce Journal (listings)

It's been nearly three years since I've posted to this blog. I thought I'd revive it, specifically to share opportunities that I come across. I'll be posting them as often as I hear about them, so follow and share The Joyce Journal to stay in the know about jobs, casting calls, internships, and other interesting opportunities.

This first post is quite long, with the most recent listings at the top. The following posts will be shorter and more often starting next week. So if you hear of anything you think should be posted here, please let me know!

Want to know more about me? Check out my other blog, Enjoyceinglife, for posts on culture, parenting, writing and literature.


Senior Administrative Assistant, Office of Housing and Residence Life , Spelman College

Executive Director of The Civic League for Regional Atlanta

Winter/Spring 2010 Internships Upscale Magazine

Policy and Advocacy Manager for Campus Progress

Marketing Associate - Butterfinger Innovation, Nestle*

Enterprise Programmer Analyst, MIT, Spelman College

Senior Research Associate, Spelman College

V. P. Marketing: Jetsetter (A Member Of Gilt Groupe)

Senior Vice President: Golinharris

Us Press Secretary: One

Campaign Manager: Us Global Campaign For Education

General Manager - Fleishman -Hillard

Software Engineers - Goodreads

Community Manager / Advertising Account Manager - Goodreads

Director Of Communications And Marketing, The Caddo Parish School System In Shreveport, Louisiana

Assistant Director Of Marketing And Media Services, The Caddo Parish School System In Shreveport, Louisiana

Corporate Communications (Brand Strategy): Savings.Com

E-Strategy Director: Carnegie Hall

Associate Communications Specialist: Moen

Marketing Manager: Avon Products (Jewelry/Watches)

E-Mail Marketing Specialist: Bodybuilding.Com

Special Events Coordinator: Skyland Trail

Wish Coordinator: Make-A-Wish Foundation

Pr Rockstar: Nike Communications / Wine Portfolio Account

Spelman College is currently seeking applications to fill the staff position listed below:
Senior Administrative Assistant Office of Housing and Residence Life
Full-Time, Non-Exempt (12 Months) Job Code: FC1024

The Senior Administrative Assistant is a 12-month, full time position that reports directly to the Director of Housing and Residence Life. The Senior Administrative Assistant serves as the front office person for the Department of Housing and Residence Life and executes advanced, complex, and comprehensive level administrative functions for the department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
Processing of highly sensitive information such as student pay, housing applications and/or contracts

May represent Spelman College outside of the office such as serving as a co-advisor to a housing related organization; support special programs/projects within the Department (i.e. RA recruitment); Administer various housing databases (i.e. new students, early arrival/late check-in) and produce general reports; conduct internet related research

Serve as the first point of contact for the office. Welcome students, faculty, staff and visitors, answer general inquiries, and answer and direct telephone calls; handle purchases, check requests, and travel arrangements for the department; follow-up and maintain files of purchases and other documents including computer based files; also provide copies to the director for record-keeping purposes; maintain inventory of and order office supplies, instructional supplies, and equipment

May assist in the preparation, submission, and follow-up of proposals and budgets (word processing, signatures, walk-through); perform clerical duties such as copying, typing various forms of correspondence (i.e. letters, reports, proposals, forms, envelopes), and mailings; make arrangements for visitors to the department (for example, reserve local hotel rooms, parking arrangements)

Prepare information for the department and/or supervisor(s) as requested; prepare periodic newsletters/flyers/brochures for distribution as requested; reserve facilities for meetings and coordinate meals and/or refreshments

Schedule appointments for the director and manage the department calendar; exhibit exemplary customer service on behalf of the Office of Housing and Residence Life in serving students and the Spelman community, and external customers

Coordinate mail and express shipping receipt and delivery, including collecting and distributing mail on a daily and timely basis. Process faxes, e-mails, and web-based applications and materials; supervise student assistants in the office; assist the Housing Operations Coordinator in various housing related processes such as Lottery process, wait-list process, etc. and serve as back-up Banner power-user for the department

Our ideal candidate profile will include:
High School Diploma and five years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience are required. Some college preferred.

This position requires strong customer service focus, communication, and time management skills. Professional demeanor with the ability to interface with internal and external customers with diplomacy and tact is essential. Independent judgment is necessary to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload with attention to detail. Work requires fact-finding and compilation skills plus ability to perform a variety of tasks simultaneously, at times with little supervision.

Excellent oral communication skills are required when providing information and responding to questions from students, parents, employees and the general public in one-on-one or group situations. Incumbent must be able to write business correspondence and procedure manuals plus compose memos, letters, and emails. Also, must be able to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals. Good proofreading skills are essential.

This work requires the ability to perform intermediate level computer skills using the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). In addition to producing correspondence, duties may involve assignments that require creating mail merges, fliers, forms, and spreadsheets using formulas, plus the use of Lotus Notes, Banner Financial Module and Internet navigation. Requires the ability to type 55 wpm.

All information at

Executive Director of The Civic League for Regional Atlanta

Hello everyone! I am chairing the search committee to find the next Executive Director of The Civic League for Regional Atlanta. The League is an independent, non-partisan, 501(c) 3 tax-exempt organization whose vision is to make the Atlanta region an even better place by building the knowledge, involvement, voice and power of its citizens. The Executive Director will be a strong leader with executive presence and a focus on mobilizing dispersed and sizeable constituencies; he/she will be expected to assess the strategic opportunities and challenges for the region and key players going forward and develop a compelling platform for TCL which incorporates the views of the diverse citizenry of the metro Atlanta area. The deadline for accepting resumes is December 31st. Please distribute this opportunity and job description broadly. If you know of anyone that may be interested, please have them send their resumes to the following: CONTACT e-mail: fax: 404-413-0330 U.S. mail: Executive Director Search P.O. Box 1002 Atlanta, GA 30301-1002

Winter/Spring 2010 Internships Upscale Magazine

Dear College Administrators and Students:
We are pleased to announce the interview process for the Winter/Spring 2010 internship program, which will begins in mid-January. This program is approximately a 14 to 16 week session that will offer matriculating students and select recent graduates the opportunity to work in the fast-paced, very exciting publishing world while learning the basic operations of publishing a national magazine. Interns enrolled in this program will be assigned duties within the Entertainment, Lifestyle, Beauty and Style, Business and News, or Graphic Departments.

We are seeking students who are proficient in grammar and have strong writing or graphic design skills. Experience working for school newspapers or other publications is a plus. Journalism, English and Graphic Design majors are particularly desirable, but other majors are also considered.

Interested students should submit to my attention a cover letter, résumé and contact information to the email address below. Interest materials may also be faxed to 404-758-9892. No student will be accepted into the program without a recommendation from a current or former professor, which will be due within two weeks of the student’s acceptance into the program. Students are encouraged to identify a supporter now.

As our internship program does offer credit hours for matriculating students, interns are obligated to fulfill a minimum of 14 hours per week to receive credit. If hours are not completed, credit will NOT be offered. Students not actively enrolled in classes do not qualify for our program.

Interns chosen for the program are required to provide official paperwork from their prospective universities, which will act as documentation of their enrollment and completion of our program. Such documentation is usually in the form of an evaluation, typically completed at the end of the semester/quarter by the internship coordinator or an immediate supervisor.
We appreciate your sharing this invitation with all interested parties. If you have any questions, I may be reached by phone or email, both listed below.

Thank you for your interest in UPSCALE magazine.
LaConia Jenkins Dean

LaConia Jenkins Dean
Associate Editor and Internship Coordinator
600 Bronner Brothers Way
Atlanta, Georgia 30310
404-758-7467 ext. 12
upscale magazine is a national lifestyle and entertainment magazine that caters to the interests of black women between the ages of 25 and 45. With a circulation of over 225,000, we enlighten our readers on topics ranging from entertainment, fashion, beauty, living, health, news and views.

Policy and Advocacy Manager for Campus Progress

Reports to: Director, Campus Progress/Senior Vice President, Center for American ProgressDepartment: Campus ProgressStaff reporting to this position: FourPosition classification: Full-Time, ExemptSummaryThe Center for American Progress has an immediate opening for a Policy and Advocacy Manager for Campus Progress.

Campus Progress is the Center’s fast-growing, dynamic effort to help young people make their voices heard and to empower the next generation of progressive leaders. Through programs in activism, journalism, and events, Campus Progress engages a diverse group of young people nationwide and inspires them to embrace progressive values and work for positive change.

The Policy and Advocacy Manager will plan and execute national and local activism and advocacy projects, manage relationships with external organizations, build and work in coalitions with other groups, and act as a spokesperson for Campus Progress in written materials, in public forums, and with the news media. The Policy and Advocacy Manager also will contribute to Campus Progress’s conferences and events, journalism work, fundraising, and organizational strategic planning.The Policy and Advocacy Manager, managing a team of four Advocacy Associates, will engage in public advocacy, organizing, blogging, and media work, and discussions with elected officials about key issues facing young people. This staff member also will run programs that provide advice, training, and grants to young people working for progressive change at the campus and local level.Job

Responsibilities:Manages Campus Progress’s Action Alliance program, including selecting and disbursing grants to projects run by young people and providing media and strategic guidance to grantees.Manages Campus Progress’s national advocacy efforts, from development to implementation, including producing issue analyses, policy proposals, campaign messages, campaign strategies, action alerts, grassroots organizing, and advertising and other creative materials.Represents Campus Progress in partnerships and coalitions.Works with elected leaders and other government officials to advance policy proposals and promote public awareness on issues.Coordinates Campus Progress advocacy with Center for American Progress advocacy efforts.Represents Campus Progress on issues and as an organization in news media and at public forums.Drafts articles, op-eds, and other written materials on issues of interest to young people.Contributes editorial content and vision to the web publication.Assists in preparing Campus Progress promotional materials, fundraising materials, and other communications about Campus Progress.Participates in planning and implementing Campus Progress conferences and events.Participates in fundraising strategy discussions and meetings with potential donors.Participates in Campus Progress senior staff deliberations and in strategic planning processes.

Job Requirements:Exceptionally strong writing, research, and analytical skills.Creative vision.Strong organization skills.Management experience or demonstrated capacity for management.Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment.Ability to work with coalitions of diverse groups and find common ground.Experience in two or more of the following: policy, activism, politics, communications, journalism.Willingness to travel.Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.Commitment to the mission and goals of Campus Progress and Center for American Progress.

Job Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree.Three or more years of advocacy, policy, and/or communications experience.Project management experience.Campaign or non-profit experience a plus.Experience working with 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations a plus.  

Additional Information: American Progress operates two separate nonprofit organizations to maximize our progressive agenda: The Center for American Progress and the Center for American Progress Action Fund. This job posting refers collectively to the two organizations under the name "American Progress." The Center for American Progress is a non-partisan 501(c)(3) tax-exempt research and educational institute. It undertakes research, public education and a limited amount of lobbying.

The Center for American Progress Action Fund is a non-partisan 501(c)(4) tax-exempt organization dedicated to achieving progress through action. It works to transform progressive ideas into policy through rapid response communications, legislative action, grassroots organizing, political advocacy, and partnerships with other progressive leaders. The organizations share office space and employees.American Progress provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.American Progress is an equal opportunity employer; women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

For more information on the Center for American Progress, please go to more information on the Center for American Progress Action Fund, please go to apply, simply e-mail your Word resume and cover letter attachments to:

Or you may write to:Center for American Progress1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor – Campus Progress SearchWashington, DC 20005In your correspondence, please reference the exact title of the job you are applying for in the subject line. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from American Progress.Thank you for your interest in American Progress.

Marketing Associate - Butterfinger Innovation
*Glendale CA *
Relocation: Availability of relocation assistance for this position is yetto be determined.


Work closely with cross-functional teams including ad agencies, sales,packaging design, supply chain, manufacturing, and finance. Lead the launchof new Butterfinger Innovation products including the strategic planning andadvertising. Develop a renovation pipeline of products and bring those tomarket. Assist with the development of annual marketing plans and long termbusiness plans. Track sales, manage promotional spending budgets, andanalyze business performance. Execute annual marketing plans includingpromotional events, packaging updates, and sales materials. Exposure andinvolvement with advertising creative development for the brand. Proactivelyidentify and recommend business-building initiatives. Develop new item packextensions, forecast volumes and track key competitive activity.
This position requires strong strategic and execution skills with a biastowards making things happen. Person will be responsible for managing keyelements of the brand as well as have total project ownership.
Manage Butterfinger line extension launch:
* Cross Functional Team Leadership (lead weekly team meetings, distributenotes)
* Customer Sell-In (manage all ASM execution driving trial and awareness,sales samples, etc.)
* Sales Meeting (develop presentation and present to account managers)
* Holistic Planning (TV, Online, PR, FSI, Catalina)
Develop and Execute Butterfiner Renovation Pipeline:
* 3 Year Pipeline Development
* Cross Functional Team Leadership (lead weekly team meetings, distributenotes)
* Marketing and PR Plan to launch products
Product Development on Butterfinger:
* Help prep for BASES Test
* MBA Required
* Bachelor Degree Required
* Minimum 2 years of experience in consumer/customer marketing or equivalentexperience
* Consumer packaged goods experience required
* Results-Oriented: Driven, Passionate, Bias for action
* Entrepreneurial/Initiative: Identify and act on opportunities, Ability tolearn quickly, Self-starter, Self-motivated, Entrepreneurial spirit
* Communication: Strong communicator, Strong written and verbalcommunication, Team-oriented
* Analytical/Insight: Intellectual curiosity, Decision-making
- Identify links between facts, ideas and situations
- Ability to think strategically and conceptually with the ability togather, analyze, and interpret numerous pieces of information in order toprovide actionable recommendations
- A passion for uncovering insights as well as a nimble attitude andflexibility in adapting to new information
* Leadership/Project Management: Proven ability to lead, Project management,Strong planning and organization skills

Spelman College is currently seeking applications to fill the staff position listed below:

Full-Time, Exempt (12 Months)
Job Code: FP-0986

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

The Enterprise Programmer Analyst provides technical and programming expertise and support to maximize the functional utilization of Lotus Domino, Banner, PLSQL, Crystal Reports/Enterprise, Access, Excel, and other software applications used in Spelman College report and program applications.

The incumbent reports to the Associate Vice President for Information Technology Services. Gather user requirements, develop and implement databases to increase user productivity and user access to critical information using Lotus Domino, and develop reports using Crystal Reports.

Write PSQL scripts that can be run using Banner Job Submission to perform reoccurring Banner processes. Assist with writing PSQL scripts to create new and/or modify existing Oracle Access Objects. Provide the technical support needed for the deployment and utilization of Crystal Enterprise and other end user reporting tools.

Provide advanced technical support, assistance, and training to user community, as appropriate, in the writing of Crystal, Access, and Excel desktop reports;
Implement web applications and design/write required Lotus Domino, Banner as well as other Application Program Interfaces. Develop and maintain data information links between Banner and Lotus Domino as needed. Document thoroughly all developed procedures and processes;
Employ quality assurance methodologies on deliverables.

Act as consultant to college departments regarding new technology and software implementation.

Our ideal candidate profile will include:

A Bachelor’s degree is required with a major in Computer Science or related field and five years of job related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience are required. A minimum of seven years of programming experience is preferred.

These duties require the ability to document specifications for requested reports. Ability to tactfully manage expectations and credibility with users is essential. Some project management will be required when working on team projects and the incumbent may be required to assume a leadership role. The duties of this position require the ability to work effectively within a team environment.
All information at


Spelman College is currently seeking applications to fill the staff position listed below: 

Institutional Research Assessment and Planning (OIRAP) 
Full-Time, Exempt (12 Months) 
Job Code: FP-0706

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

The Senior Research Associate helps to fulfill the responsibilities of the Office of Institutional Research, Assessment and Planning, by assisting the Director and other office personnel in completion of surveys, reports, student tracking and special research studies. Primary responsibilities will be to oversee the completion of annual and ad hoc surveys; the collection, analysis and updating of the Fact Book; monitoring institutional effectiveness activities and periodic faculty/course evaluations. Extensive use of Microsoft Office products is required, and familiarity with SPSS and Banner is highly desirable.

Our ideal candidate profile will include:

Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative Social Science or closely related field. Master’s Degree preferred.

The ideal candidate will have two or more year’s administrative experience in a higher education environment and in an Institutional Research department.
The ability to utilize Oracle-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, such as BANNER or PeopleSoft is required. Experience with student tracking and assessment activities is highly desirable.

The ideal candidate would have two or more years SunGard/SCT BANNER experience and possess the ability to utilize SQL to extract and manipulate data from the BANNER ERP system.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and work well under time pressure are essential. The incumbent must be able to learn new procedures and develop skills to use new software programs. Good attention to detail is required. Work requires fact-finding and compilation skills plus ability to perform a variety of tasks simultaneously, at times with little supervision. Maintain security and confidentiality of files and records. The position requires that the incumbent maintain security and confidentiality of files and records.

All information at

Vice President of Marketing - Jetsetter*

*Jetsetter - A Member of Gilt Groupe *

*New York, NY *

* *


The Pitch

Jetsetter, a member of the Gilt Groupe, provides invitation-only access to
insider luxury travel deals. Our sales are limited time offers while
availability lasts and our amazing properties are hand-selected by our team
of curators and our globetrotting correspondents.

The Jetsetter team includes seasoned entrepreneurs who have built
world-class business at companies such as DoubleClick, Kayak, Starwood,
RightMedia, and American Express and they know online travel. Jetsetter
enjoys the backing of Gilt Groupe, which has proven the effectiveness of our
business model in the fashion industry and has over 1.5M members. We balance
work and play in a dynamic corporate culture as we build a unique community
of travelers and we offer competitive compensation and outstanding company


*What We Need From You*

• Manage Jetsetter's member acquisition, engagement, and retention
efforts using a variety of acquisition techniques with an eye toward
understanding and maximizing the lifetime value of our members.

• Develop process and systematic approaches for retention using data and
metrics to maximize member experience and referrals.

• Communicate Jetsetter brand values and identity through multiple
channels including public relations, social media, and member outreach that
generate exciting and memorable member experiences.

• Select and manage public relations agency and coordinate messages
coordinating all communication initiatives and events for Jetsetter as well
as any partnerships with Gilt Groupe.

• Develop partnerships to drive the growth of Jetsetter product offering
and membership.

• Manage critical data surrounding email performance, open and engagement
rates, and delivery.

• Drive targeted relationship marketing efforts that offer compelling
destinations and experiences to our members.

• Exercise flexibility in a constantly moving, young, emerging company
that requires adaptability under changing market conditions and new

• Thrive among strong colleagues that value creativity and curiosity as
much as you. Stay cool and independent-minded in an intense and
unstructured environment.

• Dive in head first with a willingness to take on any task needed at any
level to elevate Jetsetter to great heights…and a passion for travel
wouldn't hurt.

• Significant experience (10+ years) in online or customer marketing. Prior
experience in a high growth environment earns brownie points!

• Compensation is competitive, with a mix of base comp and equity.
provides full benefits.

• This position reports to our CEO in our New York offices.


Senior Vice President 
Washington, DC


GolinHarris is a leading international public relations firm and winner of PRWeek's 2007 Editors' Choice, Large PR Agency of the Year 2007, The Holmes Report, PR Agency of the Year 2007, and numerous SABRE and PRWeek Awards.

Currently, the Washington DC office of GolinHarris is seeking a Senior Vice President to lead and grow communications efforts for current and new government clientele.

Responsibilities will include managing federal client relationships and large federal accounts. This includes serving as a chief strategist and recommending programs and activities that coordinate with client’s goals and budgets. This position will be accountable for delivering contracted work on time and within budget, supervising account teams, producing high-quality work and excellent results, while ensuring team members produce the same.

The Senior Vice President is also responsible for soliciting, developing and securing new federal contract business.

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 years experience either in-house or at a national communications agency. Qualified candidates will have specific experience and/or knowledge of issues in health care, telecommunications, transportation or energy and the environment. Experience working on Capitol Hill is a plus.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in developing winning responses to federal RFPs. It is essential that the candidate have a client service mind-set, have exceptional project management skills including managing teams in tactical implementation and budget development and oversight. An ability to think strategically, solid public and media relations experience, excellent written and oral communication skills.

Interested applicants should e-mail a resume with salary expectations to referencing SVPFS in the e-mail subject line.

GolinHarris is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

US Press Secretary 
Washington, DC

ONE is a global advocacy and campaigning organization backed by more than 2 million people from around the world dedicated to fighting extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. ONE has offices in Washington, DC, London, Berlin and Abuja. This position will work out of our DC location.

The US Press Secretary is responsible for advancing ONE's goals by increasing public awareness and understanding of these issues through US media coverage. The US press secretary works as part of the Communications Team, implementing the media strategy under the supervision of the Director, US Communications. In addition to forming and managing relationships with key US reporters covering relevant issues of importance to ONE, the press secretary will track and fulfill media inquiries and manage proactive outreach in support of ONE's goals. The US press secretary will work closely with ONE's policy and government affairs teams, as well as, with communications staff in our London and Berlin offices. Exceptional writing skills are essential for this position.


Develop and implement proactive media strategies to support ONE's policy objectives, as well as broader issue advocacy campaigns. This includes: 
Briefing journalists, staffing interviews by ONE leadership, arranging and managing press conferences 
Hands-on media work at events 
Representing ONE in NGO networks and media working groups 
Write press releases, background briefings, issue papers, talking points and content for the website 
Remain current on policy issues related to ONE's work 
Maintain a positive working relationship with reporters, media, and ONE partners and allies 
Log and track media inquiries. 
Ensure media contact system is maintained and oversee production/distribution of daily media clips 
Act as spokesperson and media liaison for ONE, where needed 


Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years experience working as a spokesperson with the media, with a proven record of performance in the Washington DC media environment 
Strong communications skills 
Exceptional writing skills, including an ability to write effective press releases, talking points and background materials 
Solid understanding of print, broadcast, and online media 
Ability to think quickly and pitch complex policy ideas in an accessible form 
Experience interfacing between communications and policy staff 
Must be able to work effectively in a team and independently 
Able to work a flexible schedule including long hours 
General interest and dedication to the mission of ONE
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to

Campaign Manager 
US Global Campaign for Education
Washington, DC

Organization Background:

The US Chapter of Global Campaign for Education (GCE US) includes a broad-based coalition of organizations committed to achieving quality education for all. The GCE US Secretariat staff will work closely with the GCE-US Leadership Council, coalition members, and other organizations to catalyze support for education in the developing world.

Position Summary:
The Campaign Manager will work closely with the GCE-US Leadership Council, coalition members, and other staff to advance GCE’s agenda with key policymakers.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
Manage campaign associate and consultants; 
Build relationships with policymakers and other key actors; 
Build relationships with media 
Leverage the involvement of coalition members and conduct outreach to broaden support for the campaign; 
Lead the process of developing a strategic plan for the campaign; 
Manage campaign budget and oversee reporting to the Leadership Council and funders. 
Liaise with finance department, oversee grant and budget management and grant reporting 
Work with the Campaign Co-Chairs to facilitate meetings of the Leadership Council and Campaign Coalition; 
Work with GCE US partners to stay abreast of developments in international education policy, synthesize policy information and provide analysis; 
Represent GCE US in coalition meetings and at public events. 

Bachelor’s degree required, with relevant advanced degree preferred. 
4-6 years policy-related experience with a non-profit or in government 
Expertise in international education, global development, public policy. 
Strong oral communication, analytical, and writing skills. 
Strong interpersonal and management skills, flexibility, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 
Facility with MS Office, desktop publishing, and website maintenance. 
Experience in developing and managing advocacy campaigns. 
Experience working on issues of public policy on international issues. 


Salary based on experience, including an excellent benefits package. The position is based in Washington, DC.

To apply send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to
with the Subject "GCE Campaign Manager."

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis so applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


General Manager, Kansas City

Employer Fleishman-Hillard
Posted 11/16/09

Job Description
Fleishman-Hillard Inc. is seeking an experienced leader for the General Manager position in our Kansas City office. The office is a regional and global center of excellence for several areas of communications practice, including corporate affairs, marketing, biotechnology, healthcare, food and agriculture, animal health, branding, interactive, design, technology, and multicultural communications.

In its 31-year history, the office has earned a reputation for delivering award-winning client work; attracting and retaining a diversely talented staff that thrives on teamwork; successfully pursuing new business across the region as well as globally; and maintaining high visibility throughout the community through extensive volunteerism and pro bono initiatives.

The General Manager will have responsibility for strategic planning for the office; oversight of client relations and new business development; staff recruiting and career development; community involvement; meeting financial targets related to growth, revenue delivery, and profitability; and all aspects of office management.

Fleishman-Hillard’s reputation for superior quality, creativity, and results is the foundation of our distinguished status in the industry. We offer a competitive salary and superb benefits, including medical/dental/vision, life/disability insurance, paid holidays, and a 401(k) plan with a significant company match.

For more information and a detailed outline of the Responsibilities and Qualifications required for success in this position, please logon to and check out the full job posting.
Fleishman-Hillard is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. M/F/D/V.
Please do not contact the Kansas City office directly. Only resumes submitted through will be considered.


Goodreads is hiring! Want to work for one of the top social networks, help millions of people improve their lives through reading, and be a part of pioneering the digital book revolution? Goodreads is a small team, venture funded, and looking for extraordinary people. Read more about us.

If you're interested, please send your resume to We are located in both Santa Monica and San Francisco, California and prefer local candidates.

Software Engineers
We're looking for programmers who want to learn how to build a top-tier social network, love to build cool stuff and work hard, can communicate well, and have a personality that fits in with ours.

Our development philosophy is to work individually or in pairs, building everything from front-end to back-end. We divide up work on a project to project basis, and you'd be responsible for making sure your features have a clear user-interface, scale for millions of users, and have legible and easy to maintain code. You should be comfortable with those skills or dying to learn them!

Required skills:
Proficient programming with MVC frameworks. Ruby on Rails is preferred, but we'll take PHP, Python or Java.
Knowledge of SQL (MySQL preferred).
Experience with HTML, Javascript, and CSS.
Comfort using the Linux operating system (shell scripting, cronjobs, installing software, etc).

We prefer people that are passionate about:
Reading books!
Building social networks and building great product.
A/B testing and optimizing user experience
Building large scale websites (MySQL, Memcached, Sharding, etc)
Thinking creatively and engaging and listening to users.
Experience building your own website or startup is a plus - we like entrepreneurs.

Open positions
Facebook/MySpace app developer.
You will be in charge of working on the Goodreads Books app on Facebook, MySpace, and other platforms. You should love Facebook, and either know or be willing to learn a lot about making things viral.

Senior software engineer. You will be in charge of helping to develop new products and features and scale existing ones. You should be comfortable discussing: Memcached, MySql optimization, Database sharding, Lucene, Facebook, Opensocial, xml/json/rest, nginx/haproxy/mongrel, and more.

Interested candidates should submit a code sample as well as a resume. Also, answering our design challenge will ensure your resume will be read.

Community Manager/Advertising Account Manager
We're looking for a junior person who is willing to wear many hats. Customer service is a word many people associate with a lower-level position, but at Goodreads we place prime importance on it. We believe community building and talking to the customer is a key to our success, and the best way to market a product. We're looking for someone to help manage our community communication, as well as help with other areas such as advertising operations, publisher & author relations, and marketing.

Required skills:
Passion about books and reading.
Very strong communication skills, both oral and written.
Experience in the book publishing/selling industry.
Strong understanding of websites and the ability to diagnose problems when talking to customers.
Job requirements:
Customer service: helping customers with issues navigating and using the site. Answering email and questions on the site's forums, approving authors, moderating discussion forums.
Advertising operations: help with advertising reporting and communication with authors, publishers, and other advertisers.
Author Relations: help build relationships with authors, publishers, and booksellers.



The Caddo Parish School System in Shreveport, Louisiana
SALARY RANGE: $72,056.00 - $96,109.00 PER YEAR
CLOSING DATE: November 25, 2009

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in journalism,
education, or a closely related field; 5 years experience in education
public relations, press, radio, or television news media or any
equivalent combination of experiences and training which provides for
required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Responsible for implementing a communications program
to inform the community of system wide educational programs and the
progress of the parish schools; assumes responsibility for special
projects as assigned by the Superintendent; prepares and publishes
district brochures and newsletters; coordinates and facilitates work of
citizen and staff advisory committees, special events, and visits by
dignitaries; coordinates recognitions and presentations for Board
meetings; works with local and national media outlets and serves as
school system spokesperson in regard to print, television and radio
media; oversees news releases and public service announcements;
establishes and maintains good working relationships with the media and
other groups. Neat, well-groomed with appropriately dressed appearance.
Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

FILING PROCEDURES: Anyone who is interested in this position may apply
with a letter of interest and a resume to Mr. Cleveland R. White,
Director, Classified Personnel, P.O. Box 32000, Shreveport, LA
71130-2000; e-mail address is
. All positions are
posted at 1961 Midway, Shreveport, LA, and also on our website: Job descriptions are available on our website. All
positions are posted at least two weeks.


The Caddo Parish School System in Shreveport, Louisiana
SALARY RANGE: $62,934.00 - $82,211.00 PER YEAR

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in journalism,
education, or a closely related field; 5 years experience in education
public relations, press, radio, or television news media or any
equivalent combination of experiences and training which provides for
required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Responsible for implementing a communications program
to inform the community of system wide educational programs and the
progress of the parish schools; assumes responsibility for special
projects as assigned by the Superintendent; manages literature
distribution to students, staff, parents, and the community; serves as
liaison for parent groups; responsible for the Leadership Directory,
district newsletter, district calendar and employee directory; oversees
the development and maintenance of district website; maintains
district-wide activity calendar; develops multimedia solutions for
district communications, i.e. radio, television, and internet. Performs
other duties as assigned by the Director of Communications and
Marketing. Neat, well-groomed with appropriately dressed appearance.

FILING PROCEDURES: Anyone who is interested in this position may apply
with a letter of interest and a resume to Mr. Cleveland R. White,
Director, Classified Personnel, P.O. Box 32000, Shreveport, LA
71130-2000; e-mail address is All positions are
posted at 1961 Midway, Shreveport, LA, and also on our website: Job descriptions are available on our website. All
positions are posted at least two weeks.

And the Kansas City Missouri School District is looking for a Director
of Public Information to convey the role, objectives, accomplishments as
well as the needs of the District to the community to earn the public's
understanding and support of the District's mission and
responsibilities. The Director of Public Information is to assist in
interpreting public attitudes and convey to the superintendent the
public's interests in the services provided by the District. 

To apply click on:

*Corporate Communications - Consumer PR & Brand Strategy*


*Santa Monica, CA* is looking for an experienced public relations professional to
manage our consumer PR and brand strategy. You will be responsible for
developing and executing our annual PR plan, managing our PR agency and
building brand awareness and driving traffic to our site through traditional
PR and social media activities.

This is a full-time, in-house position and you will work on-site at our
Santa Monica office.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

Create, develop and execute our annual PR strategy and buzz-building
campaigns, primarily aimed at driving consumer awareness for our
fast-growing site

Day-to-day management of our PR Firm

Serving as a strong company spokesperson to consumer media

Build consumer awareness through creative and innovative buzz-building

Create and expand storylines and messaging for consumer audiences

Digital PR and Social Media

Experience planning, developing, and managing social media sites (Facebook,
MySpace, Twitter, YouTube) and programs with proven ability to grow relevant
fans and followers

Be passionately in tune with latest social media developments, online
behavior and trends

Working with site editors and deal experts to package content,
deals and expertise for the media

Assist with event planning for community events and merchant

Manage the B2B and B2C newsletter and other original content

Professional Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in PR, Communications, Journalism or related field.

Extensive experience (7+ years) in managing complex PR programs, developing
messaging and delivering measurable results to a consumer audience.

Strong digital and social media experience.

Experience managing an outside PR agency.

Outstanding verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication
skills (written samples required).

Excellent project management skills for managing internal and external
resources, setting and managing deadlines.

Personal Qualifications:

Highly motivated to excel with an intrinsic drive to do better than the day

Natural problem solver who faces challenges head on with poise and tact.

Demonstrate respect for the value of each co-worker.

Maintain a positive, can-do attitude.

Approach the task at hand with sound reasoning, good judgment and common

Committed to quality in all aspects of your work.

Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.

Ability to perform and adapt, as needed, within a fast-moving, dynamic work

Solid interpersonal skills and aim to have a good working relationship with
everyone you work with.

Effective communicator.

Professional who can represent the Company well.

Be sure to include a cover letter which explains why you are the right
person for this job. Links to samples of your work would be helpful.



*Director of eStrategy *

*Carnegie Hall *

*New York, New York *

About Carnegie Hall

Located in New York City, Carnegie Hall is the world's foremost music venue.
Visit for more information.

Job Description



Carnegie Hall, the world’s foremost music venue, is seeking an energetic
web-savvy new media professional to serve as Director of eStrategy to
oversee the newly-created eStrategy Team within the Marketing & Creative
Services Department.

This individual, along with the Director of Interactive Services, directs
Carnegie Hall’s digital presence, steering the website and its online
extensions to insure a coherent presence across all interactive media
channels. This individual formulates marketing and content strategy for
Carnegie Hall’s virtual presence —encompassing broadcasting, social media,
online philanthropy and e-commerce—and executes the strategy with staff in
the Marketing and Creative Services, Artistic Programming, Interactive
Services, Ticketing, and Development Departments, as well as the Weill Music
Institute. Additionally this person collaborates closely with Marketing,
Editorial, and Artistic departments to maintain and further the
institutional brand.

This position works closely with the Director of Interactive Services, and
will be a key partner in delivering a redesigned, a major
institutional priority for 2010-2011.

This is a significant opportunity for the right individual to help shape the
electronic presence of major international cultural organization and be an
innovator in the field. The ideal candidate possesses a strong understanding
of web marketing technology and knows how to use electronic media to enhance
Carnegie Hall’s objectives. This position manages a team of three, reports
to the Director of Marketing & Creative Services and works very closely with
individuals across the organization.

The ideal candidate possesses stellar communication skills, an expertise for
new media and electronic marketing, an understanding of classical music and
a proven track record of results.


• Create and execute an organization-wide strategy for electronic marketing
content and targeted messaging; develop and maintain a consistent
“interactive voice” and web style guide across the organization and its
various channels and departments

• Develop online marketing plans; collaborate with relevant internal
stakeholders to develop fundraising and The Weill Music Institute’s online

• Maintain department budget

• Collaborate closely with Interactive Services department on website
maintenance, updates, SEO, planning and aligning marketing strategies with
technology strategies

• Play an active role in a cross-departmental Social Media Committee

• Directly supervise the Electronic Marketing Manager, Web Content Manager
and Weill Music Institute Web Producer on all aspects of daily operations,
including the website, email marketing, and related online activities

• Set analytics benchmarks and goals; compile and distribute reports on web
and email analytics and social media participation; make recommendations
based on thorough evaluation of analytics

• Work with marketing department to strategize online advertising, including
CPC and banner advertising; advise on emergent interactive advertising
opportunities and analytics

• Keep ahead of web and social media trends, innovations and emergent
interactive technologies; make recommendations on new features and
applications to keep Carnegie Hall’s position as an innovator in the field;
attend regular electronic marketing conferences; participate on panels and
interact with the broader community


• Exceptional writing and listening skills, strong communication and
organizational abilities; a collaborative spirit

• Ability to engage leadership and build consensus for new media initiatives

• Self-motivation and independent thinking; ability to meet deadlines,
negotiate conflicting priorities, and obtain results

• Credible electronic marketing experience and knowledge of web technology

• Classical music knowledge and/or appreciation

• Current awareness of electronic marketing news/ blogosphere preferred; a
record of participation in and passion for new media

• Ability to sustain and grow a dynamic and vibrant new media culture while
respecting and functioning within a more traditional, process-driven

• Knowledge of Tessitura helpful but not essential

• The ideal candidate possesses eight or more years of relevant experience

IMPORTANT: Please email resumes to with “Director of eStrategy”
in the Subject Line.

Opportunity Employer.



*Associate Marketing Communications Specialist*


*North Olmsted OH *

Job Summary: Leverage current and future creative assets for the Faucet,
Showering, and Parts categories to help execute the strategic direction for
marketing communications for the Retail Business Unit (RBU)

Create, design and execute RBU print collateral: ads, flyers, catalogs,
pamphlets (includes working with vendors and attending press checks as

Create, design and execute RBU merchandising vehicles: includes working
within retailer templates and guidelines or providing new concepts for

Create, design and execute RBU product packaging: working cross functionally
with engineers and vendors to develop new packaging for new product launches

Attend and assist in the creative direction of RBU photography efforts:
involves working with ad agencies and photography studios to develop retail
photography while maintaining the brand look and feel

Ability to respond quickly yet thoroughly and accurately to internal and
external customer requests such as image requests, advertising copy,
promotional offers, in-store signage, literature and/or product information

Support product marketing teams through the development and execution of all
marketing communications efforts, support new product launches

Provide proactive creative concepts and possibilities to aid in the support
and promotion of all product categories

Organize, archive and maintain all RBU digital assets within Media Bank

Approximately 10% travel – press checks as needed

Job Requirements :

BS, BA or BFA required. Degree in Marketing or Graphic Design strongly

Technical skills including:

Expertise working cross platform: OS X and PC

Expertise in CS4: Illustrator, PhotoShop, InDesign

Proficient with MS Office

Print production experience – reviewing and approving color and content

Ability to conceptualize and communicate both visually and in writing

Minimum 5 years consumer products experience - big box retailers expereince
a plus

Experience developing and delivering design concepts for consumer packaging

Experince developing and delivering design concepts for consumer

Excellent organizational skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Ability to work cross functionally and lead teams

Project Management experience perferred


MARKETING MANAGER: Avon Products (Jewelry/Watches)


Avon Products, Inc.

Location: New York, NY



The Sr. Manager, Merchandising Marketing (Jewelry/Watches) will

be responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans

to achieve the goals and objectives of the U.S. Commercial

Marketing Organization, and the specific category which they

manage. The incumbent will analyze and update business and

marketing plans, and develop and drive quarterly and annual

plans to include sales, margins, SKUs, concepts, and point of

view, and jointly manage the marketing plan communication with

General Managers. They will maintain and manage costs, margin,

flow, inventory, and size of line. The incumbent will be

responsible for developing category offers by campaign for new,

existing, demo products, and below the line. The incumbent will

ensure that each campaign is optimized in terms of product flow

and mix, price and promotion, and ensure that product flow

meets legal requirements. They will select from approved SOL

and composition of the line and determine how to best leverage

for the cluster, and then inform regional strategies through

analysis of categories and identification of requirements based

on competitive landscape. The incumbent will decide the US

product menu choosing from the regional and global line as well

as monitor competitive activity and provide feedback to the

COE. They will Partner with Creative to lead the visual

expression in the brochure, Internet, and all marketing

collateral. Work with the Director on planning and executing

incentives, and will participate in Campaign review.


• Responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans

to achieve the goals and objectives of the U.S. Commercial

Marketing Organization.

• Analyze and update business and marketing plans, and develop

and drive quarterly and annual plans to include sales,

margins, SKUs, concepts, and point of view, and jointly

manage the marketing plan communication with General


• Effectively interface with Campaign Planning, Estimating,

Creative and PLC to ensure implementation is aligned with

strategic objectives, campaign estimates are reasonable in

light of the current environment, strategies are executed

into creative, effective, and productive brochure

promotions, and all inventory is exhausted in a timely

manner in all vehicles.

• Responsible for developing category offers by campaign for

new, existing, demo products, etc.

• Ensure that each campaign is optimized in terms of product

flow and mix, price and promotion.

• Ensure that product flow meets legal requirements.

• Select from approved SOL and composition of the line and

determine how to best leverage for the cluster, and then

inform regional strategies through analysis of categories

and id entification of requirements based on competitive


• Decide product menu for cluster and countries choosing from

regional and global line as well as monitor competitive

activity and provide feedback to the COE.

• Work on creative guidelines for the visual expression in the

brochure, Internet, and all marketing collateral.

• Responsible for planning and executing incentives.

• Responsible for managing Commercial Marketing Staff within

their category


• Bachelor's degree in Marketing required - MBA preferred

• 5-7 years of Marketing/ Merchandising experience, with 3 +

years of Jewelry Merchandising

• Strategic Retail Marketing experience is required.

• Position requires ability to develop and execute strategy for

existing and new businesses

• Strong analytical skills needed

• Position requires the ability to develop and implement

innovative marketing programs, knowledge of global market/

consumer trends.

• Position requires strong financial skills with an

understanding of P +L.

• Strong Communication Skills and ability to multi task and

meet deadlines


Web Site:



*E-mail Marketing Specialist*

* *

*Idaho* is the world’s largest online sports nutrition retailer. We
focus on helping our visitors reach their health, fitness and appearance
goals through information, motivation and supplementation. By doing so, we
offer our visitors over 12,000 products at the lowest prices, 25,000 FREE
nutrition and training related articles, 2,500 plus videos on our new video
network, and BodySpace, our social network with over 420,000 active members.
If you are out to help the world reduce obesity and help inspire people to
make a lifestyle change then this is the company for you. is hiring an E-mail Marketing Specialist. The incumbent is
responsible for overseeing and executing our store promotions, BodySpace,
SuperSite and product announcement emails as well as event triggered emails
(e.g. product review post purchase) and automated emails (e.g. welcome

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Providing leadership and vision to the Email channel

· Developing the email marketing strategy including contact
strategy, segmentation/targeting, ongoing testing and content & creative

· Working across departments to implement and bring new ideas to

· Review marketing campaigns and product launch schedules with
brand/content managers and marketing department to incorporate into the
email calendar.

· Create and manage a weekly email marketing calendar as part of the
broader marketing calendar

· Recommending new ideas, innovations & new technologies to grow and
improve the email channel

· Improve the processes that underlie all ongoing email programs

· Define, report, analyze, and communicate critical metrics that
drive results

· Identify reporting mechanisms to track and predict revenue

· Managing email delivery provider

· Staying current with best practices, strategies, legislation and
industry standards related to email


· Bachelors degree with an emphasis in Marketing/Communications or
other Business preferred.

· 1-2 Years managing an email program, ideally in a B-to-C
e-commerce environment

· 3- 5 years of marketing experience or education

· Create and manage dynamically personalized email campaigns using
enterprise-level email management systems

· Familiarity defining data needs and working with data warehouses &
technical experts to extract and analyze

· Experience in providing financial analysis and presenting

· Analytical and Excel skills and familiarity with core e-commerce

· Great people skills for managing agency relationship as well as
collaborating with colleagues across departments

· Omniture experience a plus

· Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills

· Possess strong business ethics; be reliable and dependable

· Must be a cooperative team player with the ability to work

The ideal candidate is a junkie for internet marketing and preferably has an
interest in health and fitness. This position is located at our corporate
headquarters in Meridian, Idaho (a suburb of Boise) and will report to the
VP, Internet Marketing. offers its employees several
benefits such as: health, dental and vision insurance; 401(k); Competitive
bonuses; Gym Membership Reimbursement; Employee Discount; Employee Fitness
program; Book Reading program.


Special Events Coordinator *

*Skyland Trail *

*Atlanta GA *

Job Description:

Responsible for multiple fund raising and cultivation activities and will
work with the Development team on related projects including Cultivation
Program, Publications Management, and some public relations.

Plans and coordinates Skyland Trail special events (annual events and
one-time cultivation events); responsibilities for each event include
volunteer recruitment and management, budget management in conjunction with
the budget committee, décor and entertainment, food, invitations, seating,
audiovisual set up, writing speaking points, etc.

Assist with public relations activities, including Annual Report and

Other duties as assigned

An individual in this area should be detailed oriented and proactive with
the ability to work on multiple projects. Also demonstrated experience in
the following areas:

• Interpersonal skills, working with volunteers

• Event Planning

• Publications Production

• Database Management (i.e. Raiser’s Edge)

• Proficiency with word processing applications and design/layout programs

Fax: 678-686-5919


WISH COORDINATOR: Make-A-Wish Foundation

Full Time Wish Coordinator *

*Make-A-Wish Foundation of Georgia and Alabama *

*Atlanta GA *

Job Description:

The Make-A-Wish Foundation seeks a Full Time Wish Coordinator.

Candidate will be responsible for the implementation of the wish process.

BA or related experience preferred, fluent in Spanish and basic knowledge of
Raiser’s Edge is also a plus.

Strong written and oral communication skills required.

Should be organized, detail-oriented, have a willingness to take initiative
and excellent project management skills.

Ability to work independently as well as with a team and able to work under

Please send resume to:

Program Services Department, Make-A-Wish Foundation by

fax 770-916-0222

or mail to

1775 The Exchange SE. Suite 200

Atlanta, GA 30339

Absolutely no phone calls please



Nike Communications, Inc.

New York, NY

AN AMAZING OPPORTUNITY: This is a big-time, outstanding responsibility--your
chance to take on a great wine portfolio and make it even more exceptional.

We are looking for a smart, strategic senior PR professional to lead our
high-powered Wine Team. You must be a proven PR ace with strong media
experience, a passion for and in-depth knowledge about wines, a keen
understanding of the affluent consumer plus proven management skills.

Here are the REQUIREMENTS: PR AVP or strong Account Supervisor with a
well-documented, wide ranging placement record including national A-List
media, regional newspapers and TV, and leading food & wine blogs. Also

- Strategic approach

- Creative thinking

- Articulate

- Trend savvy

- Able to envision opportunities

- Proficiency in developing programs and annual plans

- Strong and confident, with a commanding drive to excel

- Able to juggle priorities and deliver dazzling results

- Accomplished manager and leader

- Well-connected to high-level media and key bloggers

- Outstanding track record for feature story placements in A-list media


- Planning, managing and executing high impact media campaigns

- Managing client relationships

- Managing and coaching an outstanding team of PR professionals

- High level media outreach

You should be well-organized and great at multitasking, with AT LEAST 4
placements, and the ambition, drive and management skills to be a star at
our Agency.

About Our Company If you are a high-achiever committed to excellence you
will love our environment: Exciting, high energy, driven to dazzling our
clients and giving you the platform to be the best you can be.

Check us out at

You'll be working in a modern NYC office space, surrounded by great
teammates in a fast-paced culture committed to excellence.

We offer medical/dental, 401(k), bonus, profit sharing, summer hours

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