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Major Japanese television network has an opening for an enthusiastic news producer. Position is based in New York City, but you will travel throughout North America and beyond to cover hard, breaking news and to produce longer feature stories and documentaries for NTV (Nippon Television). Fluent English speaker (Native/Business level) required, Japanese (conversational skills) preferred. Please send an English and Japanese resume to: kono4023@yahoo.co.jp.

Benelli USA, located in Accokeek, MD, is seeking a professional individual to be an integral part of Benelli USAs marketing team. Responsibilities (include but not limited to): Serve as Production Coordinator for two highly rated outdoor television programs, including interaction with internal and external video producers, location shoots and on-air talent to ensure successful creation of each episode. Coordination of all logistics for each episode, including booking both domestic and international travel, lodging, meal planning and other transportation as required. On-call availability to assist in last minute travel changes, updates or scheduling problems. Support the Vice President of Marketing and Brand Marketing Manager with regard to hunt coordination, including arranging for customs clearance, hunting licenses, game tags and necessary permits both domestic and abroad. Managing individual hunt logistics including writer / attendee interaction, travel arrangements, apparel requisition, firearms transport and tracking of expenses. Lead support to the Vice President of Marketing on all administrative matters, including but not limited to; preparing written and verbal communications, meeting coordination, drafting presentations and reports, maintaining a detailed calendar, expense reporting and extensive travel arrangements. Provide support to Video Producer for television commercial production including location scouts, assisting in production crew assembly, travel arrangements, budgeting requirements, application for location permits, as well travel to some location shoots to provide production support. Maintain schedule / events for two exhibition shooters. Provide support to Creative Director with catalog and media production, delivery of firearms for photography and web updates / web administration as necessary. Provide support to Media and Exhibit Manager with trade show preparation, meeting schedules, reception coverage during trade shows as well as other requests to ensure a successful trade show. Ability and desire to travel required. Supervise and plan meetings, conferences and banquets including hotel and meal planning and event arrangements, attendee registration and material preparation and distribution. Maintain department files (electronic and paper) as well as publication files and distribution of articles. Maintain and update marketing database as well as distribute press releases and support material to extensive database. Qualifications: College degree and/or 5+ years experience in support-type office environment. Experience in a fast-paced environment and ability to work in high-pressure detail oriented situations. Must be a self-starter, have the ability to work independently and multi-task several projects simultaneously under demanding deadlines. Accurate and attentive to detail, ability to communicate clearly as well as expert meeting planning skills are critical. Willing to work flexible hours as necessary. Cell-phone provided for after-hours contact as necessary. Ability to travel required, some heavy lifting required. Must have advanced knowledge of MS Office skills (Work, Excel & PowerPoint) as well as office and administrative procedures. Willingness and ability to learn JDE/People Soft business application for order entry / firearm distribution. Basic knowledge or willingness to learn, basic firearm function a must, as this position requires breakdown and assembly of firearms as well as being capable of communicating within the outdoor industry. Only candidates with a professional attitude and appearance will be considered. If you would like to be considered for this position, please mail, email or fax resume with salary requirements / history to (*will not be considered without salary requirements / history): Gabrielle McManus, Human Resources Administrator, Benelli USA, 17603 Indian Head Hwy. Accokeek, MD 20607, Fax: (301) 283-6813, Email: gmcmanus@benelliusa.com. Please no phone inquires or drop-ins.

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Childrens® (NCMEC) was established in 1984 as a private , nonprofit 501(c )(3) organization with a mission to help prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation; help find missing children; and assist victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them.
Position is responsible for planning, and executing special events, press conferences, handling media requests including helping to shape articles/segments based on NCMEC communications goals, assisting with public awareness campaigns, and other public relations activities. Position is also responsible for external communications materials including but not limited to narratives, and statistics. Answer telephone calls and respond to media requests. Communicate with members of the media to develop or shape stories and segments based on Communications goals. Draft and prepare press materials, packets and other media-related materials based on issue.
This position requires a Bachelors degree in Communications, Public Relations or a related discipline with a minimum of four (4) years of previous related experience. The incumbent must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment be a team player possess, excellent organizational skills, interpersonal, and ability to prioritize multiple tasks and have strong writing and oral communication skills, and attention to detail NCMEC offers a competitive salary and generous benefits. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume with job title and salary requirements via e-mail to careers@ncmec.org . For more information, please visit our website www.missingkids.com and click on About Us.

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About Yahoo! The Internet is a big, busy place, and we at Yahoo! are proud to stand out in the crowd. As the world's number one Internet brand, servicing over a half billion people, we're determined to maintain our commitment to delivering news, entertainment, information and fun... each and every day. In order to maintain our position as one of the world's most trafficked Internet destinations, we're always on the lookout for people with big ideas and big talent to help us provide our visitors with the innovative products and services they've come to expect from Yahoo! We're looking for people like you.
Position Summary: Responsibilities will include developing corporate positioning in state, federal and international regulatory, legislative and policy environments and establishing supporting communications strategies. Will be responsible for driving and executing communications strategies for public affairs and policy, managing sensitive crisis situations, anticipating and monitoring relevant legislative and policy events, PR plan and messaging development, leveraging media relationships for positive coverage, and managing PR agency resources.
Duties and Responsibilities: Strategy and Corporate Positioning; Drive PR strategies and tactics that support and/or promote corporate positioning on political, legislative and regulatory issue; Establish PR goals and objectives, plans, timelines and measurable goals; Provide PR counsel to internal clients relevant to state and federal legislative affairs and policy. Develop and/or edit communications plans, messaging, press releases and Q&A documents; Edit and approve messaging and press releases from policy-related industry associations. Media Relations: Manage interviews relevant to policy and legislative affairs; Develop and maintain excellent relationships with key beat and trade reporters; Prepare all spokespersons with corporate messaging and interview strategies, providing postmortem feedback; Provide background interviews to media as appropriate; Develop strategies for neutralizing potentially negative coverage. Agency Management: Direct agency resources appropriately; Oversee development and execution of PR plans; Monitor and measure agency deliverables against goals and objectives; Manage agency budget and monitor quality control.
Skills, Characteristics and Experience Required: Demonstrates very good understanding of Internet public affairs and policy landscape; Requires previous corporate and/or public policy communications experience; exposure to or knowledge of local, state and federal government operations; understanding of general legal practices; Understanding of global public affairs and policy issues; Demonstrates high level of strategic thinking; Experience with crisis management and planning; Requires excellent follow-through and follow-up and ability to take strategy to execution in a fast-paced environment; Manages confidentiality without exception; demonstrates outstanding judgment; Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment; Proactively identifies communications opportunities and develops supporting programs; Disciplined in ongoing reading, monitoring, research and analysis of industry news and happenings; Ability to quickly digest large volumes of information and filter/capture relevant data; Detail oriented, highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously; Effectively manages internal client/manager expectations; Highly developed verbal, written and presentation skills - experience in group facilitation; Strong leadership skills; Requires 7+ years of experience.
Yahoo! is committed to equal opportunity. In that spirit, we welcome your interest in our employment opportunities. For more information or to search all of our openings, please visit https://careers.yahoo.com/. SEND RESUMES TO: MARISELA@YAHOO-INC.COM.

The National Restaurant Association is the leading business association for the restaurant industry. The Associations mission is to represent, educate and promote the rapidly growing industry. The NRA has over 60,000 member companies that represent more than 300,000 restaurant establishments across the country. Ranked among the Power 25 lobbying organization by Fortune Magazine, the National Restaurant Association promotes a pro-restaurant agenda on issues like minimum wage, food safety, and immigration reform. The restaurant industry is the cornerstone of the economy and the NRA maintains a powerful voice to ensure the safety and strength of our position.
The National Restaurant Association seeks a proactive, strategy-minded individual for busy media relations department. Main responsibilities: act as Association spokesperson, manage media relations team, help drive strategy on public policy issues, and write media releases. Excellent writing skills are a must. Minimum qualifications: 5 years MR/PR exp, Capitol Hill or other public policy media exp preferred; spokesperson exp; college deg in communication, journalism, preferred; juggle multiple tasks. Send resume & cover letter with salary requirements to National Restaurant Association, Attention: Human Resources, 1200 17th St NW, WDC 20036 or email jobs@dineout.org. WHEN APPLYING, PLEASE STATE APPLICATION IS FOR THE MR/7 POSITION.

Trust for America's Health (TFAH) seeks a Communications Coordinator. Responsibilities include media relations - preparing news releases, promoting stories to news media, providing rapid response to media requests, maintaining media contact database, and maintaining news clips; assisting in writing and production of communications materials such as issue reports, fact sheets, brochures, and annual reports; and assisting in maintaining the organization's web site. Minimum Qualifications: Minimum one to three years of communications experience. A Bachelor's Degree in relevant area is preferred. Desired Experience/Skills: Strong written and verbal communication skills; Strong, dynamic interpersonal skills; Strong media relations capabilities; Ability to meet deadlines and manage rapid response activities; Strong attention to detail; Ability to work with diverse groups and interests; Ability to translate science and technical issues to general audiences; Willingness to be part of team. TFAH is a national non-profit organization dedicated to advocating for the improvement of the nation's public health system. Local candidates only. Contact Information: Public Affairs Department, Trust for America's Health, 1707 H Street, NW 7th Floor Washington, DC, Fax 202-223-9871, info@tfah.org.

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), a non-profit, non-partisan policy institute focused on defeating terrorism and promoting democratic values, seeks a director of media relations. The director of media relations will run the day-to-day operations of FDDs press office and will work across the organization enhance coverage of the foundations scholars and programs. Strategic communications is central to FDDs mission; the director of media relations will play a key role in achieving our organizational objectives. Responsibilities include developing and pitching story ideas, writing and editing press releases, growing our list of media contacts, tracking and evaluating the results, developing communications strategy, and managing the day to day activities of the press office. Qualifications include 4-8 years of media relations experience, a track record of securing placements and managing relationships with reporters, and the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time. FDD was founded shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks to engage in the worldwide war of ideas and to support the defense of democratic societies under assault by terrorism and Militant Islamism. FDD uniquely combines policy research, democracy and counterterrorism training, strategic communications, and investigative journalism in support of its mission. We offer a competitive salary and strong growth opportunities. Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Bill McCarthy at bill@defenddemocracy.org.

www.theisraelproject.org is seeking a proven pro to oversee and direct strategic use of the web in the areas of communication, fundraising and advocacy. Must have outstanding ex¬perience, commitment to Israel and be ready for leadership of a growing team. Four-year college degree with at least 2 years experience using web and email technology required. Skills in web design (HTML, CSS), CMS-based website management, database design and maintenance, bulk email, HTML newsletter de¬sign, fundraising writing and copyediting, end-user training, and search engine optimization also required. Send cover letter and resume to cathyb@theisraelproject.org.

Department: Directorate for Science & Policy Programs. Founded in 1848, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the world's largest federation of scientific and engineering societies, with nearly 300 affiliate organizations. In addition, AAAS counts more than 120,000 scientists, engineers, science educators, policy makers, and interested citizens among its individual members, making it the largest general scientific organization in the world.
Successful candidate will provide professional-level support for the programmatic activities of the S&T Policy Fellowships in EEANR (Energy, Environment, Agriculture & Natural Resources) and HEHS (Health, Education and Human Services), by coordinating the HEHS activities specifically, and the overall application, selection, and placement processes for both program areas; and facilitating partnerships, outreach, and program development and enhancement. The position reports to the Associate Director for the EEANR and HEHS Fellowships. Responsibilities include providing professional-level support for the annual operations of the EEANR and HEHS Fellowships; coordinating the HEHS Fellowships operation specifically by managing partnerships with current participating federal agencies (HHS, NIH, and NSF); conducting site visits with Fellows and partner agencies; facilitating the online application process for the Fellowships; coordinating the HEHS selection process; orchestrating the HEHS placement process; writing and developing educational documents about the Fellowships/Fellows and host offices/assignments; counseling finalists; making placement matches and extending fellowship offers; assisting the AD to prepare, edit, and produce EEANR and HEHS presentations, reports, proposals/budgets and correspondence; develop and maintain contacts and records for the EEANR and HEHS fellowship areas; assist with Fellowships Department operations and outreach; perform additional work related duties as assigned.
Position requires extensive university or college level training leading to a bachelors degree (preferably in communications, public or government relations, program management, or health/human services or science-related fields, etc.); three to five years of related experience; skills in program coordination and administration; attention to detail and superb organizational abilities; professional manner; capacity to work with individuals from different disciplinary backgrounds; flexibility; the ability to set priorities for multiple projects; meet multiple deadlines under pressure; work both independently and as part of a team; experience working in a non-profit environment and with fellowships, alumni relations, or communications is a plus; written and verbal communication skills; strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access); database experience a plus.
For consideration, send a letter of interest including job requisition #1579, and resume along with salary requirements to AAAS, Human Resources Department, 1200 New York Ave., NW, Suite #102, Washington, DC 20005. You may also reach us by Fax at 202-682-1630 and e-mail at jobs@aaas.org . Visit us at www.aaas.org. EOE. Non-smoking work environment.

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Corporate Accountability International is a membership organization that protects people by waging and winning campaigns challenging dangerous and irresponsible corporate actions around the world. Since 1977, weve forced corporations like Nestlë, GE and Philip
Morris/Altria to stop their abusive practices. We have active and ongoing campaigns targeting the water, tobacco, food and agribusiness and oil industries.
The Communications Director will work as a member of the senior staff to create and implement an innovative communications plan for Corporate Accountability Internationals organizational expansion, including new campaigns on water, food and agribusiness, and oil industries and on the global tobacco treaty. Corporate Accountability International has
a history of well-known and well-publicized campaigns; the Communications Director will contribute to this history through strategic media, online and other communications plans that will raise public awareness of our campaigns and organization.
Major Responsibilities:
Work as part of the senior staff team to create and implement an innovative organizational communications plan Create, oversee and implement strategic and tactical communications plans for specific program areas; Oversee campaign message development and campaign
communication strategy; Supervise communications team staff members, including an online organizer and press officer; Serve as an organizational spokesperson and build capacity of staff to work with media; Write and edit communications materials.
Minimum Qualifications:
Demonstrated commitment to social justice; Minimum of five years experience in communications, public relations and organizing; Self-motivation, confidence and comfort working under deadline pressures; Strong and articulate written and oral communication skills
;Sharp news sense and political savvy; Excellent critical thinking skills; can conceive and execute ideas beyond a press release to achieve objectives; Staff management experience ;Strategic planning; abilities Positive, can-do team player brimming with ideas; proactive
leader with courage to try new things.
Preferred Additional Skills include:
Knowledge of human rights and international social justice issues; Experience in developing outreach materials Graphic presentation skills; Fundraising experience Accountability: The Communications Director reports to the Deputy Director. Salary Range: $46,500 to $60,000, depending on experience, with a generous benefits package. Location: Campaign Headquarters, Boston preferred location. Open to possibility of Communications Director working from a home base in New York or D.C. and commuting as needed.
To Apply: Email a letter of interest, resume and three to five references to jobs@stopcorporateabuse.org.

M+R Strategic Services is looking for a senior public relations professional to join our communications team. M+R's experienced, award-winning media relations division includes former journalists and PR professionals with years of electoral, issue campaign, and product promotion experience. We are looking to fill this full-time position in our Washington, DC office.
M+R's communications team works with some of today's leading non-profits and causes: helping end breast cancer; save endangered wildlife; promote corporate responsibility, energy efficiency and renewable energy; stop pollution; curb tobacco use; increase voter turnout; end genocide and torture in Darfur; protect women's rights; and fight global poverty. M+R's media team and clients will stretch your creativity in developing new strategies for issues and causes that matter.
The successful candidate will support M+R's Senior Vice President of Communications in a variety of responsibilities ranging from client management to managing and mentoring junior staff. The Associate Communications Director will possess exemplary client management and service acumen, media relations and writing skills, and demonstrated ability to create high-impact outreach strategies that involve multiple forms of earned media - feature stories, opinion pieces and editorials.
He/she will also possess: Ability to conceive and implement communications strategies with multiple outreach tactics, ranging from earned media to marketing and sponsorship plans; Proven track record of securing major local and national media coverage including feature stories, opinion pieces and editorials, on a range of issues demonstrated with press clippings and print and broadcast media references; Demonstrated expertise writing for a variety of media - including press materials, new business proposals, communications plans, Web-based materials and internal documents; Confidence and comfort giving presentations to clients, in new business settings; Excellent editing skills; General knowledge of state and federal political process; History of exemplary client service, relations and management as demonstrated through previous client references; Experience managing teams of at least three individuals; and A minimum of six years relevant professional experience with some public relations agency experience preferred.
M+R expects the person in the position to contribute to the growth and success of the communications division and the firm. The candidate should have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, be detail-oriented and, and work productively with communications team colleagues and independent consultants, as well as colleagues in M+R's field, lobbying, and e-advocacy divisions.. Right person for the job is a highly motivated, self-starter who takes direction well but also can also work independently, thrives on variety and can shift directions seamlessly. Email resumes by clicking here.

The American Public Health Association seeks a communications specialist to develop and implement media strategies, initiate contacts with the news media and write and develop materials to support its communications program. Duties include writing news releases, planning events and other strategies to raise the profile of the association and its work; pitching and arranging interviews and rapidly responding to media inquiries; developing, writing and editing communications materials for print and Web such as fact sheets, backgrounders, blog entries; developing talking points and conducting background research; managing media database and tracking activities.
Candidate should have a bachelors degree and five years of public/media relations, journalism or communications experience ideally with a health/public health background; excellent writing, editing and telephone skills; personal presence and ability to juggle multiple issues, meet deadlines and work with others as a team player. Experience in seeking coverage for or communicating on behalf of national advocacy/public interest policy efforts a plus.
Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements by June 18 to: Human Resources/CS, APHA, 800 I (Eye) St., NW, Washington, D.C., 20001-3710; fax to (202) 777-2418; or e-mail to resume@apha.org.

An award-winning, full-service marketing agency, O'Keeffe & Company provides public relations, creative design, online marketing, as well as market research for our high-technology clients. We are seeking ambitious technology public relations and marketing account service professionals for our growing account base. Our current openings include: Public Relations Assistant (recent college graduates), Account Executive (2-4 years experience), and Account Manager (7+ years experience). All positions require excellent writing/editing skills, PR or marketing experience, and fanatical attention to detail. Responsibilities include: -Writing marketing/PR plans, press releases, case studies, backgrounders, bios -Project management of creative projects including advertising, collateral, and market research -Media and analyst relations -Trade show support -Arranging press tours and marketing events -Speaking and awards opportunity solicitation. Applicants must possess: -BA or BS degree in a related field
-Strong writing and editing skills -Experience pitching media -Proven ability to manage projects from start to completion -Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a challenging, fast-paced environment -Ability to work well in teams -Positive attitude in deadline-oriented environment. Work with blue-chip clients in a fast-paced, rapid-growth environment. We offer a supportive, collaborative, and non-political culture, as well as a strong commitment to professional development and career growth. For flexibility, we have two DC-area locations Alexandria, VA and Bethesda, MD. Choose your commute. Learn more about us and our open positions at www.okco.com. To apply, send resume and cover letter to hiring@okco.com with your name and the position for which you are applying in the subject. No calls please.

Saint Consulting Group has job opportunities in Chicago and St. Louis. We hire people with campaign management experience who have finally burned out on candidate egos, payless paydays, endless fundraising and waiting for the next campaign cycle. Our project managers develop and implement winning strategies for our corporate clients using campaign management skills and state of the art outreach and grassroots mobilization techniques. Saint Consulting Group specializes in winning zoning and land-use battles. Since 1983, as the climate for development has become increasingly controversial, we have assembled a staff of successful political strategists, media executives, and attorneys, who understand what drives decision-making in government, communities and the real estate marketplace. Saint staff members have broad political training and experience building grassroots coalitions and overcoming obstacles to victory. We are looking for candidates who have run a minimum of four years of successful referenda and political campaigns as campaign managers or field directors for national, state, county, and city offices and fully understand the subtleties that shape a community by region, demographics, psychographics, and local political culture. Everyone at Saint knows what it takes to win a tough vote, you should too.
Exceptional candidates with experience in law, planning, real estate development, journalism, and other relevant fields will be considered. Bachelors Degree Required.
Salary: $100,000+. Qualified applicants, please send resumes to careers@tscg.biz.