Thursday, February 18, 2010

Job Opptys - Spelman College, National Association of Women Lawyers, The Art Institute of Chicago, StoryCorps, Amazon, Kindle, University of Georgia

New Job Opportunities

Public Relations Coordinator - University of Georgia

Assistant Director Of Admissions – Spelman College

Annual Giving Officer - Office Of Annual Giving - Spelman College

Senior Communications Specialist – Spelman College

Program Coordinator (HHMI), Chemistry – Spelman College

Faculty Career Enhancement Programs Coordinator – Spelman College

Communications Coordinator - National Association of Women Lawyers

Marketing & Communications Associate - Partnership for Los Angeles Schools

eCommunications and Social Media Coordinator* - The Art Institute of Chicago

Manager, Marketing & Communications - StoryCorps

Development Grant Writer and Communications Associate-Helen Keller Services for the Blind

Advertising Internship -

Major Gifts Officer / Director of South Region (2 positions) - Heroic Media

Spokesperson, Edelman Financial Services

Public Relations Assistant-Kindle, Amazon Corporate LLC *

Development Director - Young Women's Leadership Network

Account Executive - NYC Investor Relations Firm

Employee Communications & Special Projects - Fortune 500 Company


Public Relations Coordinator - University of Georgia

The University of Georgia is looking for an experienced public relations coordinator to communicate the goals, priorities of and news and information about the University of Georgia to various constituencies through effective media relations and other communication strategies. Bachelor's degree with major course work in related curriculum AND eight years experience in journalism, broadcasting, public relations, or a related field of work are required. The University of Georgia is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. For more information or to apply, visit


Assistant Director Of Admissions – Spelman College
Admissions & Orientation Services
Full-Time, Exempt
Job Code: FP-0210

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
The Assistant Director serves as a primary contact person for prospective students, applicants, and newly admitted students based upon their geographical territory. The Assistant Director is responsible for managing an assigned territory for identifying prospective students who meet or exceed the College’s admission requirements, recruiting these students and their families, and making admissions selection decisions from that territory. Such effort includes extensive fall and spring travel. The Assistant Director will also guide prospective students and their parents through the application process. Furthermore, the Assistant Director will develop and/or manage recruitment programs as well as initiatives serving younger audiences, as directed, in accordance with the unit’s charge to identify, attract, admit and enroll new students consistent with the college’s mission and established goals.

The Assistant Director will coordinate the planning and implementation of the admission recruitment, application and yield activities for the assigned territory.
This will include implementing marketing strategies, strategic use of recruitment publications, recruitment travel, analyzing and collecting data on territories managed.

Conducts campus tours, formal presentations and information sessions on and off campus. Conducts interviews of admission candidates and evaluates applicant credentials in recruitment territory.

In addition, will assist in evaluating major (feeder) recruitment territories.
Coordinates and/or assists as well as participates in a variety of campus programs and special events for prospective students and their families.
The Assistant Director will assist with activities related to telemarketing and telecounseling. The Assistant Director will assist the operations staff with workload during peak periods. Participate in professional development as related to admissions and professional organizations.

Our ideal candidate profile will include:
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university is required. Advanced degree preferred. Must have at least one (1) year of related work experience preferably in an admissions office. Two or more years preferred. Must have demonstrated experience in implementing programs, workshops and strong organizational skills with strong emphasis to detail and follow up on assignments. Must be assertive and be able to work independently while meeting the goals of the office. Must be high energy and enthusiastic, extremely flexible and willing to work extended hours and weekends.

Incumbent must possess excellent oral communication skills with the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from prospective students and parents, high school counselors, the Spelman community, and the general public which may include public/group speaking engagements. This position requires the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business and professional journals. The duties also require the ability to write reports and business correspondence.

Ability to travel and manage recruitment territory, plan and execute recruitment events and manages college fairs and outreach initiatives is important in the success of your role as the Assistant Director.

It is imperative that you work independently, but also collaboratively within a team environment.


Annual Giving Officer - Office Of Annual Giving, Spelman College

Full-Time, Exempt (12 Months)
Job Code: CP-0116

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

Change Means Action ! As part of a five-year (5) Campaign Goal for Spelman College, we are conducting a search for an Annual Giving Officer.

Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, the Annual Giving Officer provides active leadership in the identification, engagement, solicitation, and stewardship of lead annual fund prospects ($1,000 - $5,000). Special emphasis placed on coordinating efforts between Leadership Gift/Planned Giving Office and the Office Annual Giving to build the pipeline of prospects for the College’s individual major gift efforts.

Responsible for managing a portfolio of prospects with a yearly fundraising (to be determined) and visit goal of at least 4 – 6 visits per month.

Work with the Director of Annual Giving, Associate Director and other front line fundraisers to develop fundraising strategies for lead annual fund prospects. Assist in short and long range planning activities to create and implement fundraising goals and objectives. Assist with identifying prospects at all leadership giving levels.

Participate in rating sessions and prospect research to establish donor centric fundraising strategies for each prospect.

Establish and manage the Annual Giving Leadership Society with a unique brand identity that is recognizable to all constituents. Develop strategies to cultivate, solicit, and steward lead annual fund prospects.
o Partner with Donor Relations to ensure that all donors are acknowledged properly and timely.
o Collaborate with the OAG team to assist in direct mail efforts.
o Advise and execute the 1881 Society.

Participate in Annual Giving events and fundraising initiatives such as Homecoming, Reunion, Family Weekend, and New Student Orientation. Attend Annual Giving and Institutional Advancement staff meetings as needed. Be a visible part of the Spelman Community to alumnae, donors, friends, parents, and students.

Our ideal candidate profile will include:

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Business or related field and a minimum of three years of experience in fundraising (with a preference for higher education fundraising) required. Experience with Annual Giving programs and personal solicitations are required. Extensive travel is necessary, and evening and weekend work are required for this position. Data mining and analysis required.

Excellent written communications skills using good grammatical style and form are required. Strong verbal communication skills are essential. Professional demeanor with the ability to interface with external customers with diplomacy and tact is essential. The incumbent must have a good understanding of the role of fundraising in higher education. The employee must be detail oriented and accurate in all duties.


Senior Communications Specialist – Spelman College
Part-Time, Exempt (12 Month)
Job Code: PP-0869

This position develops and implements media relations and other public relations plans for various College initiatives, Writes, edits and develops stories for departmental initiatives and publicity materials; Coordinates media tracking and compiles regular reports; Manages the departmental media database, media library and photo library; Works closely with the internal communications specialist to ensure integrated marketing and communications alignment for all departmental PR campaigns and programs.

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

  • Develop and implement strategies and tactics to communicate and publicize key college initiatives with the media and other external audiences
  • Prepare press briefings, press statements, web site updates and other publicity materials
  • Organize and facilitate press events, including on-site media check-in, press conferences and receptions, panels, etc.
  • Coordinate videography and photography for media relations and other PR projects
  • Serve on campus committees as assigned
  • Coordinate completion of Spelman College information for guides, handbooks and directories
  • Manage departmental media database and coordinate mass media mailings or e-blasts
  • Track media coverage and compile reports detailing frequency and type of coverage, and analysis of key messages
  • Conduct research for articles, public relations projects

Our ideal candidate profile will include:

Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations, English or similar field plus a minimum of five years of job related experience.

Must have the ability to read and interpret documents and possess excellent writing skills with the ability to write articles for publication, routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees, students, alumnae, and other College constituents and the public.


Program Coordinator (HHMI), Chemistry – Spelman College
Full-Time, Exempt (12 months)
Job Code: FP0608

The main responsibility of this position is to coordinate and manage the day-to-day activities of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Program and communicate on a regular basis with the Program Director on matters related to all HHMI programs.

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

Monitor HHMI program budget using the Banner Financial Module and track program expenses using Excel
Work with Program Director to prepare fiscal year budget reports and annual program activity reports to HHMI via their on-line system
Develop tools for evaluating program activities and tracking student participation
Develop and maintain a database of all student program participants for reporting and tracking purposes using Excel/Access
Develop and distribute recruitment and application materials for HHMI programs including print brochures and Web-based forms
Coordinate activities of the undergraduate research training programs, including selection of student participants, matching students with faculty mentors, and arranging student stipend and accommodation;
Coordinate activities of the pre-college outreach programs including coordination of summer program staff and recruitment and selection of student participants
Develop and maintain partnerships with K-12 schools for networking with high school science teachers and recruiting participants for pre-college outreach activities
Manage the program social media outlets such as Facebook, LinkedIn, etc
Establish and document procedures for interaction with other offices on campus (e.g. Budget and Contracts, Purchasing, Office of the Controller, Office of Human Resources) and maintain records of activities
Develop and maintain familiarity with College policies and serve as a resource for the HHMI program

Our ideal candidate profile will include:

Bachelor's degree required; background in biology or related field and experience in program management in a college/university environment would be a plus.

Excellent interpersonal, record keeping, organizational, and customer service skills are required. This position requires demonstrated ability to prioritize effectively, interact in a diverse community, and function in an active daily environment. Occasional day travel may be involved.

Strong oral and written communication skills required; demonstrated ability to prepare routine correspondence, proofread documents, and to effectively represent the department to the public and Spelman community. The incumbent must be able to read and interpret documents such as policy manuals, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and application forms.

Must have intermediate skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and database software. Incumbent should have experience operating within LAN systems and Web-based internet environments.

Application Deadline: Open until filled


Faculty Career Enhancement Programs Coordinator – Spelman College
UNCF/Mellon Programs
Full-Time, Non-Exempt (12 months)
Job Code: FC1065

The Faculty Career Enhancement Programs Coordinator is a grant-funded position that will assist the Director in the management and coordination of the UNCF/Mellon Programs with specific attention placed on the Faculty Career Enhancement Programs.

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

Assist Director with day to day management and coordination of the Faculty Career Enhancement Programs which includes keeping Director abreast of any issues/challenges experienced by faculty fellows

Create and maintain directory of all faculty who have participated in UNCF/Mellon Faculty Career Enhancement Programs

Work with Director to create periodic informational meetings/workshops for UNCF Senior Academic Officers to provide updates on various opportunities for faculty career enhancement

Travel with Director and sometimes independently to represent the Faculty Career Enhancement Programs

Develop follow-up tracking plan and database to monitor faculty who have participated in Faculty Career Enhancement Programs

Work directly with International Seminar Director Consultant(s) to plan logistics for international seminar experiences

Work with Director to plan annual Faculty Enhancement Summer opportunities to include assisting with logistics and promotion of Teaching and Learning Institutes

Serve as escort and primary office contact for faculty participating in International Seminar on an as needed basis

Develop and manage Faculty Career Enhancement web page

Manage tracking system for the Faculty Fellows Program

Assist with planning and coordination of annual Advisory Board Meeting and Annual Conference

Organize applications for all Faculty Career Enhancement Opportunity Programs

Assist the Director with the development of Faculty Career Enhancement annual reports that are submitted to the Andrew Mellon Foundation

Assist UNCF/Mellon team members and affiliates with executing all UNCF/ Mellon Programs.

Our ideal candidate profile will include:

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years of related experience are required. Master's degree preferred.

Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Interpersonal and communication skills are very important as you interact with program constituents. Must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents, operation and procedural manuals, and professional business periodicals/reports. The incumbent must have the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and policies/procedure manuals. This position requires the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from parents, students, faculty, staff, and constituents of UNCF.

Must have advanced skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) which includes creating flyers; typing letters/memos and e-mails; creating spreadsheets that include formulas; preparing presentations as well as creating brochures, creating tables, newsletters, graphs, and forms.

Application Deadline: Open until filled


Communications Coordinator - National Association of Women Lawyers


General Description of Position

The Communications Coordinator works to ensure a high level of visibility for NAWL, the highest level of service and benefits to our membership, website and program support as needed, and the coordination of publications. This position ensures that the NAWL brand is consistent across all communications. Some travel is required.


Create marketing strategies and unified communications for NAWL’s materials, events and programs, along with the PR/Marketing Committee and relevant Program Chairs.

Create and send weekly email blasts, and special email blasts upon request.

Work on internal and external media releases, with PR/Marketing Committee.

Networking and Annual Events/Programming:

Serve as primary staff coordinator of all Networking Events.


Investigate and create ways to add value to NAWL membership through increasing and diversifying benefits.


Coordinate/assist with creation of publications, including the Women Lawyers Journal, as assigned.

Other Duties Assigned

To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume and references via mail to:

Vicky DiProva, Executive Director

National Association of Women Lawyers

ABA Center, 321 N. Clark Street MS 15.2

Chicago IL 60654.

No phone calls, please.


Marketing & Communications Associate - Partnership for Los Angeles Schools

Specific Responsibilities Include:

• Manage the website via content management system (training will be provided)

• Manage and develop strategies for social media campaigns

• Research, interview and write for monthly e-newsletter, quarterly newsletter

• Collect, aggregate and distribute information regarding key Partnership and school activities

• Manage overall contact database

• Manage creation of marketing collaterals

• Provide administrative support when needed


• Bachelors Degree

• One year of marketing or advertising agency or PR experience preferred

• Internet experience preferred

• Fluency in written and oral Spanish required

• Strong project management skills and analytical abilities

• Very strong communication skills, with ability to convey complicated subjects in a simple, focused manner.

• Outstanding interpersonal skills and a strong proactive work-style

• Detail oriented with excellent follow through.

• Resourceful in gathering key information.

Salary and Benefits:

Commensurate with experience

Organization Description: Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has made education reform of Los Angeles schools a centerpiece of his administration’s agenda. Toward that end, the Mayor created the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools (the Partnership), which is partnering with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and other education-related organizations in Los Angeles to dramatically improve city schools. The Partnership currently runs twelve schools with approximately 16,000 children and 1,500 school-site employees.

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying for the position, please submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to:

Please put “MCA” and your last name in the subject heading.

To learn more about the Partnership, please visit our website:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. This position is exempt from civil service requirements.”

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to:

Please put “MCA” and your last name in the subject heading.

To learn more about the Partnership, please visit our website:


eCommunications and Social Media Coordinator* - The Art Institute of Chicago


THE SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO is seeking a candidate who will create and track targeted and relevant email communications and campaigns for SAIC’s various departments and programs that effectively communicate, promote and encourage interaction for SAIC’s internal and external information, programs and events. The eCommunications Coordinator will also work closely with the Executive Director to coordinate social media site content to reinforce and enhance other email, communications and online initiatives to drive traffic to SAIC’s website and various events and initiatives. Create HTML email newsletters, e-vites and announcements for SAIC’s various departments and programs that reflect branded SAIC materials including image optimization preparation. Ensure the development, production, testing and delivery of email communications by required deadlines. Edit and proof all submitted copy to ensure accuracy, readability, effective calls to action and compliance with SAIC’s email policies. Maintain awareness of email marketing trends/technologies/CAN-SPAM laws. Track and report email and social media marketing metrics.

A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE a Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in online design and e-communications preferred. Two to five years of relevant professional experience is required. Strong knowledge of web and email design including CSS and HTML. High proficiency working in Dreamweaver, Adobe CS Design Suite, MS Word and MS Excel are required; knowledge of Flash and Final Cut Pro are helpful. Creative, energetic and knowledgeable about the latest email, social media and data integration best practices, and has a passion for demonstrating skill and precision in work. Must have strong verbal and writing/editing skills. Experience working with social media sites. Demonstrated ability to manage projects and achieve results working through and with others. Excellent time management, organizational and communication skills. Comfort level with rapid change in a fast paced environment.

*This is a temporary 35-hour per week position

TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan, Employment Services MC/389, Chicago, IL 60603. E-mail:, fax: 312-857-0141.

The Art Institute of Chicago is an equal opportunity, equal access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.


Manager, Marketing & Communications - StoryCorps

Brooklyn, New York

The Manager, Marketing and Communications works directly with StoryCorps’ Executive Team, management, and other departments to develop and expand the StoryCorps brand and market the organization’s programs, products, and services.

The Manager will lead a fast-paced, creative, and highly collaborative team that creates marketing collateral, promotes StoryCorps to media outlets, and manages StoryCorps’ two websites – and nationaldayoflisten A successful marketing function is critical to StoryCorps’ ambitious long-term vision: to touch the lives of every American family.

The Manager reports to the Director of Finance and Administration and supervises the Marketing and Communications staff and interns. This position may include occasional national travel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy for the organization that includes targeted outreach to diverse communities;

Set department goals that help support the marketing and communications goals of departments across the organization;

Supervise the development and implementation of all StoryCorps print and digital marketing collateral, ensuring their quality and consistency;

Work with senior leadership to reinforce an organizational brand identity;

Direct the organization’s media relations efforts and strategies to raise StoryCorps’ visibility;

Manage regular communications with key media contacts and cultivate new media contacts, with support from the Senior Coordinator, Communications;

Manage and direct annual National Day of Listening media campaign, working with internal and external partners to coordinate successful, measurable media hits and placements;

Supervise the writing of press releases, media advisories, and online promotional campaigns;

Manage the coordination of media events for all StoryCorps products, services, and broadcasts;

Manage the promotion of StoryCorps’ books through various media channels and promotional events;

Create and implement an effective online communications strategy using various communications channels, including, blogs, and social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter;

Function as primary contact across the organization for issues related to marketing and communications;

Supervise and assess performance of Marketing and Communications staff;

Prepare regular reports on Marketing and Communications Department activities for StoryCorps’ Executive Team and interdepartmental staff.

Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications:


Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree;

At least 8 years experience in Marketing and/or Communications, at an organization of national scope;

Demonstrated experience in developing marketing and communications strategies, managing those strategies, and producing results;

Proven ability as an effective leader, with strong team-building, conflict negotiation, and collaboration skills;

Experience providing staff supervision and evaluation;

Experience working directly with members of the press as an organizational spokesperson;

Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and public speaking skills;

Solid organizational and writing skills, with strong attention to detail;

Ability to be flexible and adaptable in order to contribute to problem-solving activities within a growing, changing organization;

Proficient with Microsoft Office.


Master’s Degree;

Bilingual English/Spanish;

Experience coordinating media events;

Working knowledge of social networking technologies and marketing strategies;

Proficiency on a Mac platform.

Application Instructions

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to employment@storycor and include your last name and “Manager, Marketing & Communications” in the subject line. Include both documents as attachments entitled “YourNameLetter” and “YourNameResume." In your cover letter, please tell us how you found out about this opportunity and whether you have applied for a position at StoryCorps in the past. No calls please.

Find out more by visiting the organization' s web site»


Development Grant Writer and Communications Associate-Helen Keller Services for the Blind

New York

Leading Non-Profit Organization headquartered in Brooklyn, NY with satellite offices in Hempstead, Huntington and Sands Point, NY is currently seeking to fill a new full-time position that supports the activities of the Development Department, including work on grant submissions, RFPs, donor stewardship, fundraising events and gift processing. The Development Grant Writer & Communications Associate will also assist in research, development, writing and follow-up of foundation and corporate proposals, and help develop written communications that promote the agency's work. The Development Grant Writer & Communications Associate reports to the Director of Communications & Development.


Grant writing and creation of accompanying budgets; Assist the Director of Communications & Development and the Director of Government & Foundation Relations in the grant research, development, compliance reporting and submission process; manage calendar of grant timing and deadlines ; Assist in writing materials for solicitation and stewardship purposes (e.g., direct mail); Handle gift accounting and donor recognition, including the acknowledgement process; Maintain the development database and ensure that recording and reporting adhere to best practices for development management; Assist with special events as a member of the Development team; Record minutes of all Development meetings, including lists of follow-up action; Coordinate production and assist in writing of Annual Report; Oversee preparation of newsletter and assist in writing content; Assist in writing website content and social media postings; Maintain social networking sites (agency page on Facebook, MySpace and Twitter); Perform other writing assignments related to Development and marketing, as assigned.


--Excellent written and verbal communication skills

--Experience working with Raiser's Edge and other fundraising database software

--Exceptional attention to detail and deadlines

--Ability to work with donor information/records with accuracy and confidentiality

--Must be goal-oriented with ability to multi-task and prioritize

--Ability to work independently, manage time effectively and problem-solve

--Comfortable working with staff and volunteers

--Must be proficient in key Microsoft applications as Microsoft Word 2007, Excel, Power Point and have social media proficiency


--Bachelor's degree

--Three to five years of experience in grant-writing and corporate communications

--Strong writing and editing abilities with portfolio of written work

--Experience with direct mail and other solicitation approaches

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, three (3) writing samples and three (3) references to EOE. No calls please.


Advertising Internship,

(New York City NY)

The leading international online fine art and design company is seeking an intern to assist the Business Development team in all related areas of online luxury advertising sales.

This internship is part-time with flexible hours Mon. - Fri and begins ASAP.

In exchange for a commitment of 10-20 hours (3-4 days)a week, you will gain hands-on sales, advertising and marketing experience at a successful internet company. School credit may be granted if applicable.

You will receive a $20 a day stipend with strong potential to grow into a full-time position.

Responsibilities include:

- Assist with PowerPoint presentations for proposals and presentations to clients

- Research online advertising contacts and the latest business news about target companies in the luxury sector

- Assist with preparation for client meetings

- Maintain and update client contact database and account files

- Prepare and submit business expense reports


- Resourceful and creative researcher who is comfortable using online and print media

- Strong writing and analytical skills

- Strong communication skills with people in a professional, respectable manner, on the phone and in person

- Highly organized and detail oriented, with a solid work ethic

- Ability to independently problem solve and work efficiently and responsibly

- Proficient with Microsoft Powerpoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook

- Bright, positive attitude and professional demeanor

- An interest in the contemporary art market and luxury brands.

Please send a cover letter, your resume, and a 2-3 page sample that demonstrates any skills that would relate to marketing (e.g. from any writing-related courses, work experience, individual presentations you have done before--anything you think demonstrates your future marketing skills)

Please reply to: jkrantz@artnet. com

No phone calls please.

Website: http://www.artnet. Com


*Major Gifts Officer / Director of South Region (2 positions)* *Heroic Media *

Position Summaries:

Heroic Media is seeking a national Major Gifts Officer AND Director who:

*Have a passion for life from conception through natural death,

*are enthusiastic about and accomplished in major gifts solicitation, and

*have a strong work ethic.


We seek a proven development professional who seeks out, cultivates and
enjoys donor relations. The job candidate should be a self-starter who is
very comfortable in engaging people of means and confident calling on high
net worth individuals. We seek an exceptional communicator, with strong
interpersonal skills.

The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree and 5-7 years professional
fundraising experience in a non-profit environment. Solid understanding of
fundraising philosophies, Raiser's Edge and PIN/CASE management/reporting
standards as well as familiarity with Microsoft Office needed.

Significant travel required.


Goal-oriented, business-minded individual with a proven record of success.
Responsibilities for the Director position include making daily major gift
calls, introductions and developing/executing successful solicitation
strategies. Must be comfortable cultivating relationships, identifying
potential major donors, and presenting sponsorship proposals.

Strong interpersonal and written/oral communications and Microsoft Office
skills are required. Experience using Raisers' Edge is a plus.


Heroic Media is a multi-million dollar, faith-based not-for-profit
headquartered in Austin, TX, that uses the power of mass media to change
attitudes and inform women of life-affirming alternatives to abortion.

For more information or to apply, send resume with cover letter to by Feb. 19, 2010.


*Spokesperson * *Edelman Financial Services *

*Fairfax, Virginia*

Job Description

Edelman Financial Services, one of the nation’s largest and best-known
financial planning and investment management firms, seeks an individual to
serve in the long-term role as the public face and voice for our

This individual will appear frequently on radio and television, be quoted by
the press, participate in public policy activities including testimony to
government agencies, and lead live and Internet seminars/webinars with
audiences of 50 to 10,000.


You come across as a strong, dynamic personality, with quick wit, funny,
amiable, likeable, knowledgeable, confident and self-assured, with ability
to think on your feet and able to work with ease in all formats (improv,
script, and teleprompter) and in venues (radio, television and stage). 3-5
years experience in journalism required, preferably in broadcasting, with a
demonstrated record of covering personal finance. Strong writing skills and
related college degree a plus.

Relocation to Washington, DC, area required, some travel required. Please
send resume and demo reel or weblink.

If you are interested in an exciting career with Edelman Financial Services,
please send your resume to: or apply to this job

For more information: EOE. A comprehensive
background check may be conducted on applicants for this position. Edelman
Financial Services has an employment at-will policy.


*Public Relations Assistant--Kindle *

*Amazon Corporate LLC *

*Seattle *

Job Summary: ** is seeking a smart, self-motivated, and customer-obsessed PR
Assistant to support the Kindle Strategic Communications team in Seattle. The
PR Assistant supports a team of PR professionals in driving strategic public
relations initiatives for the Kindle business. This position presents an
excellent opportunity for an individual who is the early stages of their
public relations career to build their skill set and experience with one of
the world’s most innovative and customer-obsessed companies. This position
reports to Director of PR.

Core Job Responsibilities:

Coordinate worldwide Kindle Reviewer’s Program

Support Amazon Events Team with Kindle event coordination and other company

Track, distribute, and archive Kindle news and blog coverage

Respond to requests for Kindle video, images, etc from all types of media

Maintain Kindle Media Room

Desired Experience and Attributes:

Some experience in PR or Marketing required (internship experience

Exceptional verbal and written communications skills

Ability to multi-task and perform at a high level under tight deadlines

Impeccable attention to detail

High level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information

High degree of professionalism in dealing with professionals inside and
outside Amazon


Development Director Young Women's Leadership Network
New York Position

YWLN Development Director

Young Women's Leadership Network (YWLN) is an entrepreneurial, results-driven nonprofit organization which is changing the lives of low-income students through two highly successful programs: Young Women's Leadership Schools (TYWLS), a high-performing network of all-girls' public schools, and CollegeBound Initiative (CBI), a school-based college guidance program for coed and single-sex public schools. Both programs have a proven track record in creating a college going culture in schools and making the dream of college a reality for a high proportion of our inner-city students. To learn more, visit our website at: www.ywlnetwork. org.

YWLN is seeking a Development Director to oversee all aspects of its fundraising and marketing efforts and to support the expansion of its programs. This position will report to the Executive Director and will supervise YWLN's development and marketing staff of three. The successful candidate will have at least seven years of professional fundraising experience and a demonstrated track record of fundraising leadership in a high growth organization. Additionally, they will have a demonstrated ability to effectively: develop strategic fundraising plans, attract new sources of funding; lead a development team; maintain a high level of productivity across multiple fundraising channels; and cultivate relationships with donors, board members and fellow staff members. A demonstrated passion for expanding educational opportunities for at-risk students is essential. Additional qualifications: a bachelor's degree; exceptional organizational, written, and verbal communication skills; knowledge of fundraising best practices and donor management software including e-tapestry or raiser's edge.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Establish and implement annual and multi-year fundraising plans
-Maintain and expand funding from current sources including foundations, corporations, individuals, events and public (e.g. government) entities, for example:
-Develop Cultivation Strategy for Individual Donors
-Develop Corporate Sponsorship Program
-Identify and secure significant new sources of funding from foundations, corporations, individuals, events and public entities, for example:
-Oversee Creation of CBI 10th Anniversary Event
-Effectively supervise development staff members, including hiring and firing
-Support efforts to strengthen YWLN Brands: TYWLS and CBI
-Ensure that all development and marketing materials support TYWLS and CBI branding strategies
-Effectively leverage board member and donor relationships to support fundraising goals
-Report regularly on status of fundraising efforts to ED, funders and board of directors
-Effectively interface with development committee of board of directors
-Oversee and manage ongoing donor management systems (e.g. database, acknowledgement, reporting)

Compensation: Competitive/ commensurate with experience. YWLN is an equal opportunity employer.

Application instructions:
Please submit 1) cover letter 2) resume 3) two relevant writing samples to jobs@ywlnetwork. org. No phone calls please.

Account Executive, NYC Investor Relations Firm

Firm with global clients and office in NYC and Asia needs confident professional with minimum of 3-5 years of experience in investor relations or the capital markets - preferably in an agency environment. A basic understanding of finance and accounting is required.

Strong interpersonal, analytical, verbal and written communication, organization, and computer skills are a must. This position requires the ability to successfully perform multiple tasks simultaneously with strong attention to detail, while working alongside staff in a fast-paced team environment.

Responsibilities will include interfacing with clients in strategic planning meetings, targeting and marketing to institutional investors, financial news media relations, drafting and editing investor communications, consulting material and market research, roadshow planning and senior account management. This is a great opportunity to expand your career in a rapidly growing agency. Compensation will be determined based on experience.

Peter Engel
Cantor Executive Search

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Employee Communications & Special Projects – Fortune 500 Company

Metro : Atlanta, GA; Local Consultants only

Fortune 500 Company Seeks Full-Time Contractor for Employee Communications & Special Projects Position

An Alpharetta, Georgia company seeks an internal communications professional to serve as a full-time in-house contractor with the following duties and responsibilities: (1) Develop employee communications that educates and informs employees about the Company and the industry; (2) Provide employee communications support to the Public Relations Department as needed including: write bulletins, executive e-mails, business voicemails and executive presentations, to name a few; (3) Help manage employee meetings, company events and employee activities. Support company-facilitated community initiatives; (4) Provide crisis/emergency communications and issues management support; and (5) Manage a broad range of Public Relations special projects as they arise.

Position Requirements

Position requires upbeat, self-motivated comfortable multi-tasking and working against stringent deadlines. The candidate must have exceptional writing skills, live and breathe confidentiality, and have the flexibility to manage projects with a broad range of experts in the organization.

Candidate Qualifications

Experience: 6+ years of experience in employee communications, event planning/management and public relations at relevant job level. Superb presentation development experience desired. Crisis communications and community affairs experience a plus. Relevant experience/professional and technical skills: public relations, community relations, employee communications, staff management at relevant level, excellent verbal and written communications skills, organization skills, market-focused, MS Office proficiency. Must have at least a bachelors degree.

Application Process

Interested and qualified candidates should be available to start as early as March 1, 2010, should send their resume and salary history/requirements via this posting.

Hiring Organization: Trevelino/Keller


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