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Public Affairs Specialist — Division of Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration

Employment Opportunity

The Division of Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
(FWS), Northeast Region in partnership with the Wildlife Management Institute (WMI) is seeking
a highly motivated public affairs specialist to conduct outreach and communications. The public
affairs specialist will be a limited term employee of Wildlife Management Institute and on
assignment to WSFR in Hadley, MA. WSFR works through partnerships to fund conservation and
connect people with nature by annually administering more than $200 million in Federal grants,
primarily to state fish and wildlife agencies and other entities. Grant-funded activities include
conserving fish and wildlife species and their habitats, providing for aquatic resource and hunter
education programs, and expanding and improving fish and wildlife-oriented recreation and
boating access opportunities for the public. The public affairs specialist will communicate the
work of WSFR in a manner that increases support and relevancy of this work with priority
audiences and be guided by WSFR Northeast Region’s Strategic Communications Plan.

Location: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Northeast Regional Office, Hadley, MA with travel
throughout the 13-state Northeast Region

Work Hours and Duration of Service: 37 hours per week for 12-month period with possibility of
6-month extension

  • Duties:
  • Collaborate with FWS staff in the Northeast Region to execute elements of WSFR
    Northeast Region’s Strategic Communications Plan to communicate key messages to
    priority internal and external audiences
  • Use creative approaches and platforms to reach priority audiences, including internal
    FWS staff and leaders, state fish and wildlife agencies, Congress, and firearms,
    ammunition, archery, fishing and boating manufacturers and their representative
    organizations
  • Develop and manage content for a variety of purposes including traditional and social
    media, web pages, news releases, radio and television scripts, feature articles, personal
    appearances, new conferences, exhibits, brochures, pamphlets, etc.
  • Support WSFR staff with grant announcements and story development
  • Work collaboratively with key partners, including media representatives and NGOs, to
    communicate effectively
  • Assist with evaluating effectiveness of communication efforts

Qualifications:

  • Degree in journalism, communications, public relations, biological sciences or natural resources. Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) desired but not required.
  • Significant skills and experience in public affairs including planning and implementing communication strategies, and developing and delivering key messages.
  • Skill and demonstrated experience in media relations including media pitching, developing news releases and materials for press events, and serving as spokesperson on the record.
  • Expertise in developing diverse tools and products for communications and storytelling, including print and television media, web-based communications and social media
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and priorities at one time
  • Experience working with diverse audiences, including WSFR priority audiences
  • Experience preferred with natural resource issues, fish and wildlife conservation, and hunting, archery, target shooting, fishing, and boating.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with evaluating the effectiveness of communications efforts

Salary and benefits: Limited-term employees are defined as employees of WMI retained to provide a specific scope of services. As a limited term employee:

  1. Your annual salary is based on you working an average of 37 hours per week in any 12-month period. The type of work you perform, and work schedule including annual leave, sick leave and holidays, is at the discretion of the FWS.
  2. You will be eligible for WMI 401(k) retirement benefits and WMI will provide workers’ compensation, general liability protection, professional liability protection and unemployment insurance benefits. WMI will withhold taxes including social security. You will be entitled to make voluntary contributions to your 401(k) retirement plan.

Total annual compensation will reflect your base salary plus the amount contributed to your 401(k) by WMI. Your base salary will be $63,376.56. The amount contributed by WMI to your 401(k) will vary between 3-8% of your base salary.

To Apply: Please email letters of interest and a resume highlighting relevant communication work experience to Scot Williamson, WMI Vice President at wmisw@together.net. Applicants are encouraged to include weblinks to previous communication work and products. Questions about the position may be directed to Scot Williamson at 802/563-2087.

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Digital Marketing Specialist (PT) – NH Electric Co-op

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Communications required.

EXPERIENCE:

A minimum of four years working experience in digital marketing is desired.  Proven work experience as a digital media/marketing specialist is preferred.   Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access.  Proficiency in HTML, Google Analytics, Word Press and Gravity Forms is required.  Printing and photography experience desirable.  Web design, layout, editing and writing experience preferred.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

Must have practical working knowledge of digital marketing techniques/strategies, web writing, editing, layout, design. Must have analytical skills and proven ability to analyze quantitative and qualitative data, draw conclusions and develop actionable recommendations.  Should have working knowledge of email marketing and social media.  Must be detail-oriented, with attention to accuracy and have exceptional organizational skills.  Within a comparatively short time should be able to develop a basic knowledge of utility generation, transmission and distribution.  Should have an ability to acquire basic knowledge of electricity and the terms used in energy utilization.

ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

Must be skilled in web design, digital content writing, digital layout and design in order to web pages, newsletters, email campaigns and social media campaigns.  Must have experience in managing, targeting and executing digital marketing programs.  Must demonstrate success in traditional and digital channels (email, direct mail, print, website, and social media).  Experience developing effective inbound/content marketing strategies including podcasts, webinars, infographics, blogs, video, mobile and social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.).  Ability to multitask and perform under tight deadline while working in a team environment comprised of stakeholders from multiple disciplines and interact effectively with various departments.  Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.  Must have keen attention to detail, well organized, and ability to prioritize tasks.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Some day-to-day travel within the utility system required.  Occasional overnight travel.  Extra hours when necessary during evenings and weekends.

Assistance with power restoration efforts required. If necessary, during regular business hours employees will be assigned functions to support power restoration and for some employees that may be different from their normal duties. In addition, such assistance may require working nights, weekends and holidays which may involve considerable extra hours.

 

APPLY: www.nhec.com

EEO Employer F/M/Vet/Disabled

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Multimedia Producer — NH Public Broadcasting

New Hampshire’s PBS station is seeking a full time experienced multimedia producer to join the NHPB Communications team.  This position is responsible for supporting the communications efforts in a multi-platform environment (on-air, web, social media, e-communications and print).  The ideal candidate should be an exceptional story teller who is able to work with the Communications team to identify and develop interesting promotional campaigns for all mediums.

Duties:  Conceptualize, write, produce and edit promotional video content for all platforms; manage and manipulate digital images, write copy for web, e-communications; create and execute print pieces; generate social media promotional content.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree in communications, multimedia broadcasting, graphic design or relevant field; minimum of 5 years professional experience working in video productions, multimedia projects, communications and/or marketing field. Excellent organizational and verbal/written communications skills.  Ability to work on numerous projects under tight deadlines; interact with multiple departments; work independently and as part of a team.  Familiarity with and enthusiastic about Public Television and well-informed with the media landscape in New England highly desirable.

Required skills: Well versed in the Adobe Creative Suite – Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Dream Weaver; AVID; social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram); Microsoft Office; competency with both PC and Macintosh.

To apply: Qualified applicants who wish to apply may submit an application, resume, cover letter, and references to Dorinda Ouellette, Director of Administration and Human Resources, New Hampshire Public Broadcasting, 268 Mast Road, Durham, NH  03824 OR submit the above via email to  jobsyc@nhptv.org.  Only qualified candidates will be considered.

It is the policy of New Hampshire Public Broadcasting to provide equal employment opportunity to everyone.  NHPB does not discriminate in recruitment, selection and employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran’s status or marital status. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly urged to apply.

 

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Director of Communications — SCHOOL YEAR ABROAD

SCHOOL YEAR ABROAD
North Andover, MA
Director of Communications

School Year Abroad (SYA), 53 years strong, is a rigorous academic experience that places U.S. high school juniors and seniors for a year of study in one of its schools located in China, France, Spain and Italy, where they live with a host family. Using foreign language acquisition as the vehicle and another culture as the extension of the classroom, SYA helps secondary school  students become broad-minded and well-educated citizens of the world. Our 7,500 alumni are globally-minded, thoughtful, committed to success, and have a deep attachment to their SYA experience.

SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director of Advancement, the Director of Communications will develop and implement communications strategies to promote SYA’s image and visibility in an effort to communicate effectively while enhancing engagement with its community.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement a coordinated presence in digital and print media to both
    promote SYA’s image and visibility and to drive engagement with its constituencies.
  • Serve as the primary writer for print, digital and social media communications.
  • Oversee SYA’s website working with a group of internal colleagues.
  • Produce high quality and timely graphic design for a wide variety of print materials
    ranging from an annual SYA magazine to smaller projects such as invitations and
    programs.
  • Manage the production of major publications working with outside vendors as needed.
  • Create stewardship materials to educate, engage, inspire and thank top donors for their
    generosity.
  • Collaborate effectively with members of the staff and other community members to elicit
    and develop communication ideas.
  • Develop and maintain an annual communications plan and calendar.
  • Ensure brand identity and messaging quality and consistency throughout all
    communications.
  • Manage SYA’s crisis communication as appropriate.
  • Manage SYA’s relationships with communications-related vendors, including graphic
    designers, printing companies, and the website provider.
  • Develop and oversee the department budget.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Demonstrated expertise in effective communication to a variety of audiences through
    print, websites and electronic media.
  • Superb writing and editing skills.
  • Experience producing high quality graphic design for print and electronic media
    communications.
  • The ability to work both collaboratively with a high functioning team and independently.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and experience managing multiple priorities and
    competing deadlines.
  • Understanding of Chicago Manual of Style writing practices.
  • *Openness to continued learning and upgrading of skills.
  • Experience using creative “out-of-the-box” thinking.
  • Energetic and patient, with a sense of humor.
  • Ability to sit for sustained periods of time working at a computer.

TO APPLY

This is a full-time salaried position with excellent benefits. Interested candidates should send a
cover letter and resume to Debbie Andrews at deborahtandrews@comcast.net EOE

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PR and Com Specialist — NE Dairy Promotion Board – Winooski, VT

Do you love milk, cheese, and ice cream, and want to help us promote all things dairy on behalf of the dairy farmers of New England? If so, consider joining our team in Winooski, VT!

The Public Relations and Communications Specialist is a permanent, full-time position (37.5 hours weekly) based in our Winooski, Vermont office.

The Specialist will provide communications and public relations support including consumer- and farmer-focused materials, social media, consumer and trade media outreach to promote dairy and dairy farming.

The ideal candidate will possess the following relevant skills and experience:

Relevant Skills:

  • Communicate in a clear and concise manner and possess superior written and public speaking communication skills
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of communications, public relations, and digital communications
  • Experience using existing and evolving social media technology
  • Experience developing outreach programs suitable for a variety of audiences
  • Superior organizational skills are necessary
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of programs

Education and Experience:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism, English or similar
  • 2-4 years professional experience in communications or public relations
  • Agricultural communications or on-farm life experience is a plus, but not required

This position offers a starting salary range of $45,000 to $50,000 annually, depending on qualifications and experience. Some travel is required and candidate must have his/her own vehicle. Mileage reimbursement is provided.

Benefits include Blue Cross/Blue Shield/Dental Blue health/dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401K program. New England Dairy Promotion Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please tell us a little bit about yourself and why you are applying for this position in a cover letter, and submit the letter and your resume to us electronically at: jobopening@newenglanddairy.com

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PR and Com Specialist — NE Dairy Promotion Board – Winooski, VT

Do you love milk, cheese, and ice cream, and want to help us promote all things dairy on behalf of the dairy farmers of New England? If so, consider joining our team in Winooski, VT!

The Public Relations and Communications Specialist is a permanent, full-time position (37.5 hours weekly) based in our Winooski, Vermont office.

The Specialist will provide communications and public relations support including consumer- and farmer-focused materials, social media, consumer and trade media outreach to promote dairy and dairy farming.

The ideal candidate will possess the following relevant skills and experience:

Relevant Skills:

  • Communicate in a clear and concise manner and possess superior written and public speaking communication skills
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of communications, public relations, and digital communications
  • Experience using existing and evolving social media technology
  • Experience developing outreach programs suitable for a variety of audiences
  • Superior organizational skills are necessary
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of programs

Education and Experience:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism, English or similar
  • 2-4 years professional experience in communications or public relations
  • Agricultural communications or on-farm life experience is a plus, but not required

This position offers a starting salary range of $45,000 to $50,000 annually, depending on qualifications and experience. Some travel is required and candidate must have his/her own vehicle. Mileage reimbursement is provided.

Benefits include Blue Cross/Blue Shield/Dental Blue health/dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401K program. New England Dairy Promotion Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please tell us a little bit about yourself and why you are applying for this position in a cover letter, and submit the letter and your resume to us electronically at: jobopening@newenglanddairy.com

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Membership Coordinator — NH Public Broadcasting

NHPTV, New Hampshire’s PBS Station is seeking a team-oriented individual to manage all aspect of customer service and fundraising support to our viewers and members and manage our member database and member accounts, process donations,  data hygiene, support marketing and cultivation efforts.

DUTIES: Customer Service: Provide exemplary customer service to members. Manage complex membership database. Answer and respond to all incoming calls, emails and letters. Capture member activity in database. Develop broad knowledge of NHPTV programming, special events, services and benefits in order to promote NHPTV membership and mission. Gift Processing: Process new donations. Manage existing member accounts, acknowledgement letters, and all aspects of the Donor Retention Program including contacting the donor to update payment method, mailing and processing pledge reminders, and working with vendor to verify reports and data. Data Hygiene / Process Improvement: Review reports, performing mail merges, identify issues, and perform data hygiene. Work with vendor using case management system to report and resolve member and/or data-related issues. Support various marketing efforts.  Support Cultivation of Major Donors and NHPTV KIDS Club. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelors degree and 3 – 5 years high level customer service, proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, problem resolution and ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. Experience with customer relations management (CRM) systems and a multi-platform integrated system is highly desirable.  Fundraising experience preferred.  Highly organized, ability to prioritize, a keen eye for accuracy, and ability to work as part of a team highly desirable.

Salary:  $15.25 – $18.75 per hour (Non exempt)

Qualified applicants who wish to apply may submit an application, cover letter, resume and references to Dorinda Ouellette, Director of Administration and Human Resources, New Hampshire Public Broadcasting, 268 Mast Road, Durham, NH, 03824 OR via email to jobsyc@nhptv.org.  Only qualified candidates will be considered.

It is the policy of New Hampshire Public Broadcasting to provide equal employment opportunity to everyone.  NHPB does not discriminate in recruitment, selection and employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran’s status or marital status. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly urged to apply.

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MarCom Specialist – Process Solutions – MilliporeSigma

Who We Are: MilliporeSigma is the North American life science brand of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany – a leading science and technology company. We offer a broad range of innovative products and services to biotech and pharmaceutical drug therapies businesses. Through dedicated collaboration with the scientific and engineering communities, and as one of the top three R&D investors in the life science tools industry, the brand serves as a strategic partner to customers and helps advance the promise of life science.

Your Role: Reporting to the Process Solutions Services & Customer Experience Marcom Manager, this individual will be responsible for implementing integrated multichannel communications strategies based on marketing plans in cooperation with marketing, implementing the strategy, executing the tools, tracking, evaluating and reporting results.

Develop, manage, execute, and evaluate global marketing communications campaigns to drive thought leadership and promotional tactics that generate and nurture leads.

Integrated campaign channels are comprised of (and not limited to): Digital (web content, SEO and SEM), marketing automation, apps, social media (Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, YouTube), Tradeshows & Events, Media Relations, Collateral, and Paid Media (advertising).

The ultimate objective is to generate awareness and create qualified leads for Process Solutions Service services. Responsibilities for this position include results measurement and the ability to adjust tactics for continued success. The position will collaborate closely with functional marketing communications managers, global marketing, R&D, and commercial teams

Who you are:

  • Polished professional with a track record of success
  • Creative and results-oriented
  • Excellent communication skills, demonstrated flexibility and team player approach
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and priorities
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in marketing or marketing communication in a matrixed and international environment
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications and ability to learn specific applications related to the role
  • Proven experience in B2B marketing communication and or the life science industry is a plus
  • Master degree in communications or marketing is a plus
  • Experience working with scientific products on a global scale preferred

The job position is located in Bedford, Massachusetts.

What we offer:  Your possibilities to develop in our growing company are just as manifold as our product portfolio. We offer a modern and international working environment to unleash your innovative potential in diverse teams, and take responsibility for our employees, products, the environment and society.

MilliporeSigma is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination.

Interested applicants may apply at this Link:

https://career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=156358&company=merckgroup&username=

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Communications Manager – Planned Parenthood of Northern NH

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England (PPNNE) is seeking a qualified Communications Manager to develop and use traditional media relationships to enhance the visibility of Planned Parenthood organizations and our work to promote access to reproductive health care. Working with the Planned Parenthood New Hampshire Action Fund, the Communications Manager will elevate issues connected to the mission of Planned Parenthood including advancing the movement towards reproductive justice.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with Planned Parenthood affiliate and national Communications and Public Affairs staff to develop and write a variety of external informational, advocacy, and promotional materials as well as internal communications materials.
  • Formulate goals, objectives, target audiences, key messages, tactics, timeline, and evaluation of media outreach.
  • Work with coalition partners to develop and deliver a consistent, unified message.
  • Monitor current events and keep agency staff abreast of breaking news stories through media updates and alerts.
  • Monitor activity in New Hampshire and respond to opportunities to insert the voice of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England or the Planned Parenthood New Hampshire Action Fund in coverage.
  • Collaborate with staff who manage the organization’s’ digital and social media presence,  provide guidance on digital engagement messaging, including supporter emails and content for the PPNHAF website

Qualifications include a minimum of 2 years of media, writing and editing experience in a political or social issues setting, a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or related field or equivalent years of work experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Interested applicants are to visit www.ppnne.org and apply under our JOBS section.

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England welcomes diversity & is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Membership Director — Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Unique, exciting leadership opportunity at one of the leading not-for-profit and business advocacy organizations in the state of New Hampshire. As a member of the staff of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce you’ll be helping the largest business organization in the state accomplish its mission of driving the economic health and vitality of the greater Manchester region. We accomplish this through supporting the growth of our members, providing educational programming, professional development and networking opportunities, and shaping public policy.

The Membership Director is a full-time position within this dynamic and innovative organization. In this role, you will report to the President and CEO and be responsible for driving the growth and development of the organization by directing all membership related activities, including new member sales and renewals of current members.

We are seeking an innovative and energetic professional for this key role who can both develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for membership growth at the GMCC by engaging the staff and key volunteers. The right candidate must specialize in building and cultivating strong relationships with members and prospects in the business community.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

Ideal candidates will have a unique combination of personal and professional qualities, including but not limited to:

3+ years of experience in sales, business development, marketing or related field.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities at once.
  • Driven by and thrives on meeting and exceeding goals and benchmarks.
  • Outstanding communication skills – oral, written, and public speaking.
  • Team player who can work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Expert at building relationships. Must be able to develop and manage committees of volunteers.
  • Experience in sales, fundraising or development. Ability to articulate a compelling value proposition to members and prospects.
  • An advocate with genuine interest and passion for business issues and opportunities within the Greater Manchester region.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products. Experience in customer relationship management (CRM) software a plus.

We offer a creative, exciting, and rewarding environment that provides you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with the key business and community leaders of New Hampshire. The Chamber offers a competitive salary and commission package (commensurate with experience), and comprehensive benefits including, paid vacation and personal time, health and dental plan, and 401K.

Want to join our team and be part of something special? Email cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to GMCCcareers@gmail.com. No phone calls please.

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