Additional Career Opportunities - Burbank, Los Angeles and Rohnert Park, Calif.; Kapolei, Hawai'i; Denver, Colo.

Bill Imada Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer
October 22, 2017
Hello Everyone,
I forgot a few career opportunities; therefore, I am posting them now.  This is in addition to the job and internship opportunities I posted yesterday. 
I hope you all have a great start to your week!
Warm regards,

Herbalife Nutrition
Director, Communications Content Strategy
Los Angeles
Courtesy of Ms. Megan Jordan, SVP – Global Corporate Communications, Herbalife Nutrition.
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Herbalife Nutrition is a global nutrition company that has helped people pursue a healthy, active life since 1980. Our purpose is to improve people’s lives by providing the best nutrition and weight-management products in the world.  Our nutrition, weight-management and personal care products are available through dedicated independent Distributors in more than 90 countries.
The Director, Communications Content Strategy will develop strategy and execute communications content plans for identified priority issue areas for the company; determine the messaging, best content, channels and overall ways to connect with target audiences; provide guidance to writers and multi-media creators; oversee distribution of content. This position will ensure volume and consistency of content by managing content creators, both internal and external, as well as coordinating with corporate communications teams like media and digital; develop creative strategies that utilize traditional and digital media to distribute content and strategize paid placements; extend reach through partnerships with publications and influencers. This position will lead client projects to ensure delivery of high-quality content that meets and exceeds internal client goals.
  • Develop strategy and create content plans from start to finish for specific issue areas.
  • Ensure all content being created is aligned with company goals and optimized for targeted messaging and distribution.
  • Manage content creators and provide guidance on content creation, ensuring project tracking & coordination with corporate communications and regional teams.
  • Contribute to thematic calendar creation.
  • Support and review the production of print, digital, social, television assets.
  • Work together with VP on various projects.
  • Define and drive project goals.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations and roles throughout project life cycle.
  • Liaise with issue area experts to curate content.
  • Regularly review company’ current messaging & editorial calendar.
  • Excellent comprehension of digital content tools and software.
  • Strong understanding of digital and traditional paid content.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience managing people, projects, campaigns, strategies, and copy
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and be proactive, as well as work effectively in a team and across functional groups
  • Well organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Creative and passionate
  • Strong competency with Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Strong editing and grammar skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to operate at all levels within an organization
  • Ability to function as a team member and build strong relationships, both internally and with external vendors
  • Flexible and able to react positively to challenge and change
  • Highly motivated and knowledgeable with the ability to work in an environment where the team is small, geographically diverse and subject to sudden and frequent changes in priorities
  • 10 years of corporate communications experience
  • 7 years experience in a project management environment.
  • Experience creating brand campaign concepts, strategies, and copy.
  • Experience with SEO, article-writing and script-writing a plus.
  • Experience working closely with senior executives in a fast-moving environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or related field
  • Master’s degree in communications management
  • 12 years of corporate communications experience
  • Agency/vendor and project management
  • Understanding of science/nutrition sectors
  • Experience of working across multiple geographies
For more information and to apply for this position, visit:

Wells Fargo
Media Relations Associate
Los Angeles
Courtesy of Mr. Paul Gomez, VP of Corporate Communications, Wells Fargo.
Media Relations Associate (Communications Consultant 3)
This position will develop and execute communications strategies for the Los Angeles region.  Serving as a trusted advisor, aligned with Corporate Communications’ strategic priorities including proactive storytelling and reputation management.
Responsible for working with local media markets and developing and pitching stories that drive thought leadership and awareness across key external and internal audiences; including social.  This highly visible position is located in Los Angeles and does not offer relocation. 
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Write and edit a variety of communications including media releases, talking points, speeches, scripts and stories
  • Develop and execute social media strategies and tactics for the regions, including posting on social media channels.
  • Support internal communications priorities including creating and posting stories to each region’s internal website, updating and maintaining region facts sheets and other regional information, working on the development and production of executive videos and e-newsletters, and posting executive advocacy events to the Corporate Communications intranet site.
  • Support various business initiatives such as annual community campaigns, key sponsorships, special events and executive town hall meetings, as well as create talking points for executives or event champions.
  • Track and measure results to ensure they are in line with intended outcomes and business objectives; this includes developing metrics and regional dashboards
  • Serve as a trusted advisor and manage reactive reputational issues
  • Develop and maintain solid working relationships with business and trade media
  • 4+ years of communications experience
  • Experience working in a communications discipline (public relations, media relations or corporate communications)
  • Experience prepping and counseling senior executives for high profile/high stakes media interviews
  • Experience developing integrated communications strategies and plans that align with business objectives
  • Experience working with business media and diverse/ethnic media.
  • Experience developing compelling content and leveraging multiple channels for creative storytelling
  • Experience building strong relationships and working collaborating across large organizations
  • Experience presenting information in a manner that persuades, educates, and enhances understanding at all levels
The deadline for this posting is Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 – TOMORROW, 9 a.m./Pacific.
If interested, please send your cover letter and resume to:  Mr. Paul Gomez at

Sonoma State University
Associate Vice President for Strategic Communications
Rohnert Park, Calif.
This is a rare opportunity to work at the only liberal arts campus within the California State University system (and in beautiful Sonoma County—a stone’s throw away from San Francisco).  This posting is from Mr. Vince A. Sales and Ms. Tracey Fleming of University Advancement at Sonoma State University.  The ideal person for this career opportunity is someone who would enjoy working within an academic environment and has the energy to work in a positive, ever-changing environment.
Department Name
University Affairs
Salary and Benefits 
The salary for this position will depend on qualifications and experience.
This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.
A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking the View Benefits Summary link or by request from SSU Human Resources.
Application Deadline 
This position will remain open until filled.
Conditions of Employment 
This position is a member of the Management Personnel Plan and serves at the pleasure of the President.
Reporting to the Vice President for Advancement, the Associate Vice President for Strategic Communications (Associate Vice President) serves as the Chief Communications Officer and Public Information Officer (PIO) overseeing campus-wide and executive communications, while providing management and guidance within the Advancement division and supervising staff and student personnel. The incumbent is responsible for leading and managing all communications including publications, web communication, social media, other marketing material, public information, public relations and media. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for the overall integrated marketing and communication, including community relations and advocacy, of those programs that interpret the mission of the University to its multiple constituencies, both internal and external, in order to create a climate of public and private support for the fulfillment of that mission. The Associate Vice President also collaborates with other members of the division leadership team to oversee efforts to gather information about programs and experiences from key stakeholders to create and monitor effectiveness of targeted and strategic communications consistent with the university's brand. The Associate Vice President is responsible for proactively anticipating and identifying issues and concerns of a problematic nature that the University may face and presenting recommendations for resolution to the Vice President for Advancement, Cabinet and the University President.
Major duties of the position include, but are not limited to, the following in support of University communications:
  • Serving as Public Information Officer (PIO), acts as the University spokesperson for the media and manages crises communications for both internal and external audiences while providing counsel to the President and cabinet members during times of crisis on major public relations issues;
  • Oversees and directs operations associated with public information and publications; media relations; web communications; news services; executive and internal communications; branding; new and social media; and community and government relations and advocacy;
  • Continues development and implementation of a comprehensive, high-level communications and marketing plan, capable of meeting the institution's objectives which supports and advances the University among its various constituencies;
  • Develops, implements, evaluates, and maintains integrity of University brand and champions its growth and significance among key internal and external constituencies, ensuring a strong and consistent brand identity in and across all marketing and communications strategies, websites, publications, digital marketing and mobile platforms;
  • Provides direction and counsel for the administration of the University's graphics and communications program, and oversees an external communication program to ensure that standards of high quality are maintained;
  • Continues development of and implementation of the campus's media relations for print and broadcast media at the local, state and national levels;
  • Works in collaboration with all Advancement units to develop and implement communications and marketing plans for alumni and donors to promote engagement and philanthropy;
  • Works with deans, faculty and administration to assess their public relations needs and develop and implement programs accordingly to meet those needs;
  • Provides leadership and mentoring to marketing and communications team;
  • Develops and implements a strategic marketing program;
  • Leverages successful coordination of new and social media strategies in support of the University's development efforts;
  • Counsels the University on issues management and media relations;
  • Represents the University as needed on campus and systemwide committees;
  • Develops and oversees the actions of the institution's crisis management plan;
  • Continues development of an internal communication plan for the University;
  • Continues development of and oversees the University's presence on the Web.
Performs other secondary duties as assigned.
Duties will primarily take place in an office setting however additional duties may be performed in various locations on the Sonoma State University campus, including working both indoors and outdoors in periods of inclement weather. As an exempt employee you have some flexibility in your schedule however must be available during the regular campus hours Monday through Friday to meet the operational needs of the campus and department. Evening and weekend hours may be required and will be specified only by the supervisor to meet operational needs. Your specific start time is determined by your Appropriate Administrator. The incumbent must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such levels as is determined by the Appropriate Administrator. This position will require occasional travel, by automobile or airplane, and overnight stay to travel to trainings and meetings off campus.
This position requires a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible and applicable management experience working and communicating with multiple publics in higher education or equivalent corporate, non-profit or public sector. Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Public Administration, Marketing or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience to provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position required. Graduate degree and higher education experience highly preferred. Strong background in communications, branding, marketing and public relations including experience in social media and digital communications; thorough knowledge of the principles and methods of brand development and integrated marketing; exceptional oral and written communication skills; experience in developing media strategies, communicating verbally with media, writing press releases, speeches and
other public relations material; extensive experience and a portfolio of accomplishments in dealing with broadcast, print and other media outlets; experience in planning, coordinating, and directing a comprehensive marketing, communications, and public relations programs including the development and implementation of a strategic marketing plan; and previous supervisory experience in the area of public relations, public information, communications and/or publications. Advanced proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) required, including familiarity with standard graphic software, social media and web platforms. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and PeopleSoft preferred.
Incumbent must have demonstrated success or ability to develop and execute communications, marketing, and branding efforts that speak to diverse groups. The incumbent must be personable and a proven self-starter; able to rapidly become familiar with university-wide programs, policies and procedures; provide strong leadership in the development and implementation of university marketing and communications; analyze the implications of various plans and proposals; effectively represent the university through public speaking and media networking on a local, regional and national level as requested; present the aims and objectives of the SSU communications and marketing program in a manner which effectively informs and persuades targeted individuals or groups; edit documents with attention to context, detail and communicate simply, clearly, and effectively using a high level of written and oral communication skills; design, implement and execute plans for university marketing and communications; detect trends, make recommendations for change and implement solutions to problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity; and research and evaluate alternatives to determine the most effective course of action.
The incumbent must possess demonstrate integrity and sound judgment in performing duties; possess the ability to supervise the work of staff and recommend appropriate personnel actions; be able to apply strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills and train and evaluate performance, taking corrective action as needed; deal with stressful situations while maintaining composure; and contribute to a collaborative environment utilizing exemplary communication and problem solving skills as necessary. Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities simultaneously, adjusting quickly to changes needed on a daily basis. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the university and establish and maintain productive and effective, inclusive working relationships amongst diverse populations including staff, faculty, administration, students, and other internal and external constituencies.
The duties of this position may include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate may be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.
Qualification Note 
Evidence of degree(s) or certificate(s) and/or license(s) required at time of hire.
Application Process 
Click the "Apply Now" to apply to this position. Materials submitted with your application will not be returned. The ADA Coordinator is available, at 707/664-2664, to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.
Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered:
  1. Cover Letter (attach as first page of resume) specifically calling out and addressing your experience, if any, with the following: establishing a brand, leading a marketing/communications team, acting as a PIO and/or overseeing crisis communications
  2. Resume
  3. Online Employment Application (complete entire application, resume/cover letter will not substitute for any part of the application)
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.
Other Information
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
About Sonoma State University
Sonoma State University, located 48 miles north of San Francisco, is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University. Sonoma State University is a liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students and 530 full-time and part-time faculty. Our beautiful campus is located in Rohnert Park, at the foot of the Sonoma hills in the Wine Country.
Sonoma State University is proud to be a smoke-free campus, where smoking and other uses of tobacco products, such as smokeless tobacco, the use of e-cigarettes and similar devices, are prohibited.
Sonoma State University's Jeanne Clery Act Annual Security Report is available at; Annual Campus Housing Fire Safety Report is available at
Contact Information 
Sonoma State University
Human Resources
1801 East Cotati Avenue

Waste Management
Operations Specialist/Administrative Assistant (Landfill)
Kapolei, Hawaii
Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

I. Job Summary
Provides clerical and administrative support to departmental Managers, and assists in coordinating all aspects of daily operations, including recording and reporting data.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned. 
  • Assists in troubleshooting and resolving safety, service, and operational issues.
  • Creates, distributes, and closes-out customer tickets on a daily basis.
  • Maintains and distributes department related information on a daily basis.
  • Communicates with other supervisors and managers about operations and/or dispatch issues.
  • Completes and maintains a variety of reports as directed by the department manager.
  • Uses software tools to manage a variety of tasks, such as procurement, time and attendance, safety incidents, and contract labor.
  • Assists with data collection and reporting required for incentive pay programs.
  • Assists with the processing of payments and other financial tasks as necessary.
  • Assists in the implementation of operational projects as needed.
  • Communicates with customers about service issues as needed.
  • Communicates with employees about scheduling and work assignments as needed.
  • May enter and maintain Service Machine SMART data on a daily basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory duties.

IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education/Experience
  • Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. (accredited)
  • Experience: No prior work experience required.
  • Preferred: Two years of administrative, operations or customer service experience
B. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc) most of the work day;
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements occasionally;
  • Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or landfill.
At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click:
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

Los Angeles Food Policy Council
Program Director, Healthy Neighborhood Market Network
Los Angeles
From APALS via Ms. Semee Park, Director of Neighborhood Council Operations, City of Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Food Policy Council (LAFPC) is a collective impact initiative working to ensure food is healthy, affordable, fair and sustainable for all. Through policy creation, cooperative
relationships and innovative projects, our goals are to close the gap in access to healthy food and food assistance programs, cultivate a fair local food economy, protect environmental
resources and foster a diverse regional movement for Good Food.
The Healthy Neighborhood Market Network (HNMN) is a program that builds the capacity of corner store and neighborhood market owners to successfully offer healthy food in underserved
communities. This nationally recognized program has demonstrated success in both breadth and depth of improved access to healthy food in low-income communities through the
neighborhood market sector, touching nearly 60 small businesses annually and achieving transformative health-promoting changes with a cohort of corner stores every year. Activities
of the program include multi-lingual training events for small markets, corner stores and other small food enterprises; facilitating community partnerships and providing technical assistance
for store owners who are interested in becoming healthy food businesses.
LAFPC is looking for an experienced and motivated individual to lead the Healthy Neighborhood Market Network. This position would oversee both the administrative and programmatic
activities involved with the Healthy Neighborhood Market Network, including program planning and evaluation, reporting, technical assistance to stores, event planning, and strategic
partnerships. The Program Director will also be an important contributor to a related project called COMPRA Foods, which is a produce delivery service for corner stores collaboratively led
by LAFPC and two partner organizations. An ideal candidate is experienced in non-profit program management, passionate about health and social change, and also has a passion for
building up small businesses in low-income communities. The Program Director will be joining a small, dynamic and diverse team of 7-9 people in an innovative work environment located in
Downtown Los Angeles.
Program Management and Strategic Leadership (35%).
  • Supervise a team of 2-3 staff to ensure program activities and projects are aligned with program and organizational goals and mission
  • Regularly track and report on overall program budget (approximately $500k budget with multiple funding streams, including restricted government grants) and work with team to execute specific store project budgets, expenses and invoices
  • Cultivate partnerships for specialized consulting services and strategic projects, and oversee contracts with consultants
  • Collaborate with team to plan and execute training events that support store owners to gain additional skills and resources in healthy food retail
  • Ensure consistent documentation and organization of client files for transformation projects, including permits, sub-contracts, invoices, etc.)
  • Report on project progress, prepare reports for grants, year-end reports, and city and county officials
  • Improve program infrastructure, including evaluation, technical assistance strategies, documentation, and filing and reporting, as needed
  • Public speaking engagements about the program and the importance of healthy food retail, food access and health equity
  • Represent LAFPC and the HNMN program at community events, with news outlets and elected officials
Project Management of Corner Store Transformations (35%)
The Program Director will manage 3-4 of the program’s highest impact healthy food retail projects, in which small businesses undergo a visual, physical change to focus on serving the
community with healthy food. Store Transformation projects includes more intensive technical assistance in addition to store layout and design, physical modifications, and interior and façade
  • Manage an increased level of technical assistance in all areas, including inventory procurement and strategy, produce management, merchandising and display, marketing
  • and branding, and community relationships and support.
  • Coordination with additional consultants, including marketing consultants, inventory specialists, design team to facilitate façade and/or interior aesthetic changes, such as
  • new shelving, new painting, and new signage), and any additional individuals, businesses, or firms that can support the store transformation process.
  • Working with a design team to facilitate façade and/or interior aesthetic changes, such as new shelving, new painting, and new signage),
  • Work with team to collaborate or assign team members to store transformation projects.
  • Regularly check in and manage team members to adhere to rules and regulations, requirements of grants, budgets, timelines, and store owner needs.
Technical Assistance to Corner Stores (20%)
Technical assistance includes building the capacity and infrastructure of food business operations, including procurement, inventory handling, and storage needs; and working to
build and augment marketing and branding efforts, including physical store layout, healthy food signage and promotion, and marketing tools. The Program Director will work with 3-4 light TA
clients, and supervise staff for a caseload of 15-20 clients annually.
  • Interface with store owners through introductory meetings, intake, assessments, consultations, and project meetings to guide them through the technical assistance process
  • Guide technical assistance process with corner stores, with a special focus on stores who may not need full transformation support, but do need robust support in terms of supplies, time, and plans
  • Troubleshoot project implementation issues and identify cost-effective solutions
  • Lead communications with stores interested in financing business development; Work with client to identify appropriate financing solutions, if necessary, and plans for repayment
  • Develop materials, such as worksheets, documents, manuals, checklists, and other tools to support the team to implement technical assistance.
  • Serve as primary lead with clients who are monolingual Spanish speakers
Program Outreach (10%)
  • Manage team in outreach for Healthy Neighborhood Market Network and COMPRA Foods
  • Work with team to enroll 15-30 stores annually using established intake process
Relevant skills and experience related to this position include non-profit program design, management and evaluation; community engagement; small business assistance; community
development; financial management and/or contract compliance; partnership development and strategic thinking. A strong candidate will have strong familiarity with food business
dynamics and experience working with under-resourced communities; is entrepreneurial and organized; creative and collaborative; an effective leader, communicator and writer; and
possesses a demonstrated commitment to social and racial equity.
Required Skills and Experience:
  • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field such as non-profit or business management, community development, public policy, public health AND three years professional experience, OR A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a minimum of five years relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with the nonprofit sector, with an understanding of adhering to multiple funding sources, reporting requirements, and data collection as part of a solid nonprofit program
  • Experience facilitating effective and diverse cross-sector partnerships
  • Can work independently and as an effective, motivational supervisor
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Organized and detail-oriented
Desired Skills and Experience
  • Spanish language speaking and writing fluency strongly preferred
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working in culturally diverse setting and with low-income communities
  • Experience with community-oriented education and skills building a plus
  • Familiarity with food retail business, including marketing, merchandising, profitability and pricing strategy, store design and inventory management
  • If a private vehicle is utilized for company purposes validation of a California Driver’s License and proof of personal minimum liability insurance coverage per the requirements of the state of California
  • Special Requirements – When necessary, working evenings or weekends
The Program Director reports directly to the Executive Director, and will supervise a team of 2-4 staff, including at a minimum two Program Associates and part-time support from
administrative staff.
The Program Director position is a full-time salaried position. The Los Angeles Food Policy Council, a fiscally-sponsored project of Community Partners, offers competitive salary
commensurate with experience, as well as full health, dental and vision insurance, a retirement plan, and generous vacation and sick leave.
START DATE: Between Oct. 16th, 2017 – November 20th, 2017
Applications are due by October 13, 2017 and early submission is encouraged. Applications should be submitted to with the subject line [HNMN Program Manager –
NAME]. Please include:(1) a cover letter that includes relevant experience, (2) 2-3 professional references; (3) a professional resume; and (4) a writing sample limited to 5 pages in length.
(Links to writing samples posted online are allowed.)
Los Angeles Food Policy Council:
Los Angeles Food Policy Council (a project of Community Partners) is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of color, women, and LGBTQ persons to apply. Individuals
with fluency in Spanish are highly encouraged to apply.

Warner Bros.
Executive Director – Public Relations
Burbank, Calif.
Job description
Company Overview
Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.
Business Unit Overview
Warner Bros. Digital Networks is responsible for creating and building the Studio’s digital footprint and OTT video services, producing digital native content and harnessing the power of social media through Machinima. As part of Time Warner's overall growth strategy, WBDN works closely with sister divisions Turner and HBO. WBDN’s current portfolio includes: Boomerang (a partnership with Turner), DramaFever, Machinima, Stage 13, Uninterrupted (a partnership with LeBron James and Maverick Carter), Ellen Digital Ventures (a partnership with Ellen DeGeneres) and a DC-branded service debuting in 2018. Warner Bros. Digital Networks’ premium programming puts fans at the intersection of entertainment, sports, gaming and pop culture, reaching audiences anywhere, across any platform.
Warner Bros. Digital Networks (WBDN) Inc. seeks an Executive Director, Public Relations for Digital Network department. The position will report directly into the Senior Vice President, Marketing, as the centralized owner of PR strategies within WBDN - which includes Stage 13, DramaFever, Machinima, Boomerang and others. The primary responsibilities will include strategizing, creating and executing internal and external communications across trade and consumer, priority initiatives and events, and collaborating with PR counterparts to maximize opportunities across all of Digital Network’s properties.
What part will you play?
  • Media Relations Execution and Oversight: Develops and guides the implementation of public relations efforts to support publicity activities, events, consumer media relations, trade media relations, crisis communications, and employee/internal communications. Understands media desires and exercises judgment in deciding which opportunities to pursue, ensuring there are PR synergies with internal teams and Digital Networks objectives are met
  • Internal Liaison: Serve as primary publicity contact for Digital Networks and manage day-to-day relationship with external and internal constituencies, servicing the businesses within our portfolio as publicity brand manager and one-stop resource for all information related to ongoing and upcoming initiatives.
  • Manage Events: Oversee from development to execution event management including press activity at conferences, conventions, special projects, company presentations and internal meetings. Develops and implements action plans for large-scale events including publicity plans, detailed event plans, invitations lists, event management, VIP handling, etc.
  • Develop innovative publicity opportunities for Digital Networks aimed at generating consumer press attention, including brainstorming new initiatives and devising strategies to capitalize on existing assets. Guides drafting of press releases, media advisories, speeches and internal communications in support of all divisions within the portfolio of businesses.
  • Coordinate and manage exec and employee speaking opportunities across all divisions within the portfolio. Prepare/write press announcements, executive quotes, messaging and strategies for partnerships, investments, bios, staffing and new initiatives.
  • Provides ongoing coverage reports and analysis of ongoing media outreach. Handles other duties as assigned, including providing incremental support for WB’s overall public relations needs.
  • Oversight of media list updating and vendor monitoring/invoicing. Handle media inquiries, especially related to business and brand matters, including media interest in WBDN’s senior leadership team. Oversees development of messaging to, and relationships with, key trade business media.
What do we require from you?
  • BA or BS degree required. MBA a plus.
  • 10+ years experience with increasing levels of responsibility in public relations field within entertainment, technology or agency required.
  • Prior exposure or previous work experience in public relations, communications and publicity tied to streaming companies and technology (product, startup, publishers) strongly preferred.
  • Must have strong understanding of social media and be an active participant on leading platforms.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required.
  • Must have the ability to work additional hours and travel as needed.
To apply, visit:

Walmart Stores, Inc.
HR Manager – Health and Wellness
Hawthorne, Calif. (in suburban Los Angeles/South Bay)
Job Number:
What you'll do
  • Builds and maintains partnerships with business leaders to ensure the human resources (HR) function meets business needs
  • Delivers full-cycle talent management for critical positions in the business unit
  • Drives associate engagement
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and company policies, procedures for multiple facilities
  • Oversees, communicates and drives the consistent implementation of the company's HR initiatives (for example, HR practices, business plans, systems, personnel-related activities) in multiple facilities
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor s Degree in an Human Resources, Business Administration, Labor Relations, Industrial Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, or related field and 3 years experience as a Human Resources Generalist or Specialist supporting a multi-unit/multi-business environment OR 6 years experience in Human Resources with at least 2 years experience as an Human Resource generalist supporting a multi-unit/multi-business environment OR 2 years Walmart manager-level experience leading an operational unit with responsibility for supervising other salaried managers (for example, Compensation, Learning and Development, Benefits, Organizational Development, Logistics, HR Strategy, Operations, Communications)
Preferred Qualifications
  • 2 years experience in retail, hospitality, service, or related field.
  • Master's Degree in a Human Resources related field (for example, Industrial Relations).
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Frontier Airlines
Director of Corporate Communications
Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 60 destinations in the United States, Dominican Republic and Mexico on about 300 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier’s hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company’s signature Rocky Mountain hospitality to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2016 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was recently named the industry’s most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) as a result of superior technology and operational efficiencies.
The Director of Corporate Communications provides leadership and direction in creating comprehensive communications strategies to advance the company’s vision and goals among external and internal audiences. This includes: public relations, traditional and non-traditional media relations, internal communications, event planning, community/giving programming, and social media initiative development, as well as performing as company spokesperson.
  • Work with VP of Marketing and executive management team to establish overall communications strategies for the company.
  • Strategize and implement public relations and promotional programs to strengthen the Frontier brand and support the company´s business goals.
  • Perform as a company spokesperson and maintain primary responsibility for media response and correspondence, in coordination with VP and the executive management team’s direction.
  • Work with various departments to develop story angles and programs that will garner maximum media exposure and attention in both traditional and non-traditional media outlets.
  • Develop and manage the appropriate level of resources to ensure maximum exposure and cost efficiency in all communications efforts including service vendors, agencies and staff resources.
  • Develop programs and strategic social media initiatives to enhance exposure opportunities and control larger strategic messaging programs.
  • Oversee internal communications efforts, via such channels as the intranet,, social media, executive letters, audio/video presentations, and employee events and foster development of proactive and comprehensive communications programs between leadership team and team members.
  • Direct public aspect of any issue or crisis, including emergency response communication strategies and implementation. Work closely with safety and security teams to ensure proper plans and programs are in place.
  • Develop all press materials including writing, research, inter-departmental review/approvals, and editing.
  • Oversee strategic event planning, including executive speech/presentation materials, visual presentation to ensure photo opportunity, press relations, scheduling, and key stakeholder wrangling.
  • Cultivate positive and supportive relationships with airports, tourism bureaus, community leaders, and community organizations.
  • Ensure consistent and appropriate use of the company name and likeness in media commentary, press releases, promotions, partnerships and internal communications.
  • Oversee communications efforts related to market/route announcements,
  • Continually research and react expeditiously to internal/external communications needs, providing constant and candid feedback to the Executive Team and HR about potential issues, threats and opportunities.
  • Work with all core departments company-wide to build a positive rapport and work collaboratively to achieve corporate objectives, strategies and goals.
  • Plan, manage and prepare the department’s budget.
  • At least seven years communications/marketing experience, including three years of airline/travel experience desirable
  • B.A. in Communications, Marketing or related field
  • Prior demonstrated writing experience in the areas of newsletters or newspapers is preferred
  • Prior media spokesperson experience is preferred 
  • Proven leadership and motivational skills in developing a cohesive team
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Journalist writing style (AP) knowledge
  • Work processing, spreadsheet applications, presentation software and Internet proficiency
  • Demonstrated excellence in both verbal and written communications is required.  Excellent organizational skills, summarizing abilities, prioritizing skills and developed interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work under pressure
  • Ability to speak well on camera and under pressure is required.
  • Ability to leverage both traditional and non-traditional media opportunities
  • Desktop publishing software knowledge.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position.  Please be advised that duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.
Frontier Airlines, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Frontier Airlines, Inc. is a Zero Tolerance Drug-Free Workplace.  All prospective employees are subject to pre-employment testing for the following drugs and their metabolites: Marijuana (THC), Cocaine, Amphetamines (including methamphetamines and MDMA), Opiates (including codeine, heroine, 6-Am, and morphine) and Phencyclidine (PCP).
To apply, visit:

Bill Imada
Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer
Tel. 213.262.0911 direct
Mobile 310.691.3462
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Career and Internship Opportunities - Burbank, Glendale, Irwindale, Los Angeles, Rosemead, West Hollywood, Calif.; Basking Ridge, N.J.

 Bill Imada Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer
October 21, 2017
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
I hope you are having a great start to your weekend!  It will surpass the 100-degree mark here in Los Angeles!  The weatherman says L.A. will break a heat record today or tomorrow.
Here are a few career and internship opportunities.  Please feel free to circulate to your networks.
Warm regards,

City of West Hollywood
Public Information Officer
West Hollywood, Calif.
Courtesy of Mr. Stefan Pollack, President of the Pollack PR Marketing Group.
$8,584 - $10,968 per month plus excellent benefits.
The Public Information Officer (PIO) is a key position in the City of West Hollywood’s Communications Department, which is committed to providing timely, accurate, and factual information to reporters, stakeholders, and the general public. The Public Information Officer works collaboratively with a highly creative Communications team and across departments and divisions at West Hollywood City Hall to coordinate a wide variety of functions related to communications, public relations, media relations, branding, and marketing. This includes writing, editing, and production of an array of materials, press releases, and other content, as well as working collaboratively with leadership and City Council on communications activities, and developing related community engagement efforts. The PIO also serves as a primary liaison during crisis communications and provides support for many functional areas including advertising, social media, outreach, and more.
The ideal candidate is hard-working, organized, self-directed, detail-oriented, and passionate about communications and community engagement. The ideal candidate has a strong background and track record of success in one or more fields including journalism; public sector and/or nonprofit organizations; or advocacy work, and is knowledgeable about public policy in areas related to progressive issues, LGBT rights, and more. This position requires demonstrated experience and knowledge of public relations, public information, communications, and/or media relations processes and the ideal candidate understands the local and regional media market. Success in the position requires political savvy; keen accuracy; excellent judgement; exceptional writing, editing and verbal skills; and the ability to distill complex issues into accessible information on tight deadlines, as well as comfortability in working in a fast-paced team environment.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in communications, journalism, or related field. Master’s degree desirable. Minimum of 4 to 5 years of progressively responsible experience or any combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Accreditation in Public Relations (desirable)
The City of West Hollywood is like no other city in the world. The City has a strong progressive voice and a rich history of community activism and involvement. Located in the heart of metropolitan Los Angeles, the
City of West Hollywood was incorporated in 1984. At only 1.9 square miles, West Hollywood is a robust economic and cultural center instilled with idealism, innovation, and civic pride.
The City of West Hollywood offers an engaging and positive workplace setting that embraces people from diverse backgrounds and encourages creativity.
Applicants must submit a completed online City job application and supplemental questions by the filing deadline. To apply and view additional job information please visit If you are unable to submit your application materials online you may contact
(323) 848-6860. AA/EOE. The City of West Hollywood is an equal opportunity employer. The City provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) and prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, mental and physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, age and pregnancy. If you have questions or need special accommodations with the recruitment process please contact Clarice Trinidad at (323) 848-6418 or To learn more about the City of West Hollywood, visit

Southern California Edison
Corporate Communications Summer Internship 2018 – Two Positions
Rosemead, Calif. (in suburban Los Angeles)
Job Number:
Energy for What’s Ahead.
Are you looking to make a difference in your career? We’re working on smarter grids, cleaner energy and tools to help people manage energy more efficiently.
Southern California Edison is one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric utilities. We are an industry leader that is designing new and innovative ways to meet our customer’s needs. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who enjoy the challenge of working on key industry changing projects. We need your good ideas and your contributions to remain a leader in this industry.
Program Overview: 
This position is part of Southern California Edison’s (SCE) University and Campus Relations Internship Program. The Summer Internship program is a 10-12 week paid opportunity to gain hands-on experience with challenging work, while developing your skills, and building your network. The Summer Internship has an estimated start date of May/June 2018 and an estimated end date of August/September 2018. SCE offers these programs with the belief that learning and development are important parts of building future leaders. Interns will also have the opportunity to participate in intern mixers, executive speaker series, site tours, community volunteer events, intern project expo, and cross-company networking.
We're big believers that diversity leads to innovation, creativity, and collaboration.
About Corporate Communications:             
Corporate Communications is comprised of many groups, including Brand & Advertising, Creative Services, Corporate Giving, Key Initiatives, Emerging Issues and Digital & Social Media. Our primary responsibility is to keep our various stakeholders informed about all manner of vital company news/information, ranging from the hyper-urgent (such as storms/widespread power outages) to the not-so-urgent-but-still-essential (such as how to be more energy efficient).
Position Overview: First Position
SCE Corporate Communications is seeking a summer intern with a communications interest and background to help activate the new Edison brand through both internal and external channels.  The successful candidate may work on projects including: the employee brand campaign (creative strategy, photo and video shoots, message development); enterprise digital communications; portal redesign;  employee engagement campaigns; customer ad campaigns; style guide; digital asset management; social media campaigns; content marketing; and brand governance.
Position Overview: Second Position
SCE Corporate Communications is seeking a summer intern with a communications interest and background to help customers and employees understand the exciting changes in the way we deliver clean energy to our customers and our commitment to the communities we serve. The successful candidate may work on projects including: updates to external and internal web pages on electric vehicles, battery storage and grid modernization and develop/ track a communications plan to build awareness of our Energy Assistance Fund, which helps income-qualified customers who are having trouble paying their electric bills. 
Required Qualifications:
  • Must currently be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Communications, English, Public Relations, Marketing, Graphic Design, Video Production or closely related field at an accredited institution.
  • Graduation date of December 2018 or later.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00/4.00 or higher as determined by your institution.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of corporate social media and/or direct-to-customer communications.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of social media publishing platforms (like Sprout Social)
  • Demonstrated advanced experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Adobe Experience Manage (AEM), Illustrator and Exact Target.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to build interpersonal relationships with clients, peers and management.
  • Ability to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.
  • Location: Rosemead
  • Official transcripts will be verified during the interview process.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
Southern California Edison (SCE) is one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric utilities. As a longtime leader in renewable energy and energy efficiency, we are looking for highly motivated individuals who enjoy the challenge of working on designing new and innovative ways to meet our customer’s needs. With headquarters in Rosemead, Calif.
To be considered for either or both of these positions, visit:
Please note that SCE also has 2018 summer internship openings in other areas, including:
  • Finance
  • Transmission and Distribution
  • Information Technology
  • Meter Engineering
  • Integrated Innovation and Moderization
  • Plant Engineering
  • Legal
  • Audit

Program Manager
Los Angeles
From Mr. Myron Quon, executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse.
NAPAFASA is a national nonprofit agency, and the country’s sole national organization focused on behavioral health issues and related needs of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Program Manager is responsible for ensuring programmatic and administrative goals of project grants. NAPAFASA is seeking a responsible, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and organized individual to assume this role. This is a full-time salaried position. The Program Manager supervises and recruits other program staff, interns, and volunteers. The ideal candidate will possess outstanding critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, have excellent time-management capabilities, and be proactive in order to be successful.
Examples of Duties:
  1. Manage the daily operations of the Problem Gambling Prevention Technical Assistance and Training Project and other similar projects. Duties include monitoring and meeting project deliverables, contract reporting, staff and consultant supervision, and delivery of technical assistance and training.
  2. Provide technical assistance to appropriate organizations throughout California. Technical assistance includes presentations, workshops, curriculum development, and outreach.
  3. Maintain records of program activities, file reports on services rendered on a timely basis, make recommendations regarding how to improve the technical assistance and training services, and participate in project planning and evaluation.
  4. Manage the translation needs of various outreach materials
  5. Supervise and manage the continuing education approval process, including accreditation, for various providers of continuing education for behavioral health professionals.
  6. Manage proposal writing and fundraising.
  7. Other duties as assigned.
  1. Graduate degree in behavioral health or related field preferred, ideally with graduate level clinical education/training specifically in substance use disorders, mental health, and problem gambling prevention and/or treatment and related services.
  2. Relevant experience in providing technical assistance and training, program development, and knowledge and skills in working with multicultural populations.
  3. Strong oral and written communication skills. Bilingual skills preferred, especially with an understanding of the challenges related to translation and interpretation.
  4. Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.
  5. Ability to work independently as well as on a team.
  6. Ability to travel, including by privately owned vehicle.
Compensation and Hours:
  1. This is a full-time exempt position.
  2. The position is located in Los Angeles, CA.
  3. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience (low $40K). Full medical benefits provided.
  4. Flexible work hours and ability to telecommute.
The successful candidate will: work well under pressure and gracefully handle stressful situations; will think critically/logically; have follow-through (must be able to follow up on, keep track of, and communicate status of multiple assignments); manage consultants and nonprofit partners across California; work independently once given direction; and, manage time efficiently and adhere to deadlines.
Please email a cover letter and CV to with Subject Line: Program Manager Opening. Interviews will be granted according to the qualifications of the applicant and will be granted on a rolling basis. NAPAFASA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or medical condition.

City of Hope
Senior Manager, Sponsorship Marketing and Celebrity Engagement
Irwindale, Calif. (in suburban Los Angeles)
Requisition ID:
Job Title: 
Senior Manager, Sponsorship Marketing & Celebrity Engagement
Position Summary:
The Senior Manager, Sponsorship Marketing & Celebrity Engagement will report to the Director, Cause Marketing and be part of the Cause Marketing team in the Marketing and Communications Department. This role will manage and grow existing properties including City of Hope’s Celebrity Softball Game and The Hope Experiment. The Senior Manager will drive all aspects of execution from organization, sponsor communication and solicitation of new sponsorships, budget oversight and event management and work collaboratively across the marketing and communications teams to layer in event services, digital, social media, and other marketing and communications programs and platforms that will strengthen the sponsorship programs and drive broader engagement. The Senior Manager will identify and present new sponsorship and partnership opportunities based on City of Hope strategic objectives. Partnering with the Philanthropy team, deepen organizational relationships with Industry partners and present additional ways to leverage support. Sponsorships and events are expected to contribute to established revenue goals. An important aspect of this role is celebrity relationship cultivation and management including establishing, activating and maintaining personal contact and leveraging those relationships to further the mission of City of Hope.
Key Responsibilities include:
Sponsorship and Cause Marketing
  • Key relationship lead for all ongoing events and sponsorship programs managed within the Marketing and Communications department
  • Cultivate and grow the impact of existing events to further grow awareness of and funding for City of Hope
  • Oversee cross-functional integration of marketing and communications teams to affect success, including P&L responsibility
  • Manage and maximize existing cause marketing partnerships
  • Develop new events and sponsorship offerings, including creation of accompanying marketing materials and resources
  • Partner with Philanthropy and Industry groups to leverage support for programs
  • Project management for key events with integrated team
  • Review and analyze programs regularly to ensure goals and objectives are met
Celebrity Engagement
  • Maintain, lead and grow relationships with celebrity advocates
  • Lead innovative thinking on best ways to optimize celebrity participation in City of Hope mission  
Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must have a minimum of 8 years of experience in business development and marketing with focused experience in sponsorship development, and event and cause marketing.
  • Must exhibit a high degree of professionalism and competency dealing with a variety of individuals including physicians, senior executives, hospital administration, celebrities/VIPs, donors, and Boards of Directors.
  • Must have experience managing complex projects.
  • Demonstrated skills in initiating, planning and operationalizing a business development plan with clearly articulated goals
  • Demonstrated skills in initiating, planning and operationalizing a business development plan with clearly articulated goals
Preferred Education and Skills:
  • Sponsorship or event marketing at a top-tier corporation or non-profit organization.
  • Experience with business development soliciting sponsorships.
  • Event management experience.
  • Experience managing and involving celebrities in meaningful ways to support the mission.
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research.  City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
For more information and to apply, visit:

City of Hope
Executive Director, Healthcare Policy and Advocacy
Irwindale, Calif.
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research.  City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
Position Summary:
The Executive Director, Healthcare Policy & Advocacy, is responsible for aligning City of Hope’s policy, advocacy and government affairs agenda with the enterprise vision, mission and strategic goals. The Executive Director helps create a favorable external environment. The Executive Director is the institutional lead for interpreting the implications of both proposed and final federal and state laws and regulations, developing consensus on policy positions and leading advocacy and government relations strategies to advance those positions.
Reporting to the Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs, the Executive Director is responsible for developing and delivering a strategic plan to enhance City of Hope’s sphere of influence on health care policy at the federal and state levels. The Executive Director develops consensus on City of Hope’s positions on federal and state health policy initiatives, legislation and regulations, and, when necessary, establishes and activates a national advocacy network to engage the public in supporting City of Hope policy positions. The Executive Director serves as a spokesperson for City of Hope on health policy issues.
The Executive Director leads a team of internal staff and external consultants (including outside lobbyists, political advisors and advocacy agencies) charged with building strong relationships with federal officials, members of their staff and other policy stakeholders in order to maintain appropriate channels of dialogue and influence.
This position leads a cross-functional team to set the policy agenda and outreach strategies to engage external stakeholders in City of Hope’s mission. The Executive Director serves as the primary institutional policy liaison with federal elected officials, administration officials, third-party organizations and key associations, and develops and influences the policy agenda for key alliances of which City of Hope is a member (including the Alliance for Dedicated Cancer Centers, Association of American Cancer Institutes, Research America, California Life Sciences Association and California Hospital Association).
The position is based in Southern California and travels to Sacramento and Washington, D.C. on a twice-monthly basis.
Essential Functions:
  • Analyzes the external environment to evaluate and determine City of Hope policy priorities, and leads ongoing advocacy strategies that advance a comprehensive health care policy agenda supporting City of Hope’s interests. 
  • Provides leadership to staff and consultants engaged in building City of Hope’s working relationships with federal and state legislators, legislative staff, appointed officials, and leaders of third-party organizations and alliances. Ensures that elected and appointed officials and their staffs understand the impact of health care policies on City of Hope’s ability to serve its mission
  • Analyzes federal and state health care policy environment and identifies legislation and regulations to favorably impact the enterprise vision, mission and strategic goals.
  • Works with internal stakeholders to identify issues and work on solutions to legislative or regulatory issues. Directs advocacy activity to achieve City of Hope goals.
  • Prepares briefings for City of Hope leadership and facilitates interaction with policymakers on the evolving healthcare environment and positions City of Hope as a trusted, authoritative resource.
  • Represents City of Hope leadership with appropriate associations, including the ADCC, AACI, NCCN, CLSA and CHA/HASC.
  • Provides clear analysis and strategic recommendations on policy and advocacy issues to City of Hope leadership.
  • Ensures compliance with all required tax filings.
  • Travel required to Sacramento, California, and to City of Hope’s main campus required on at least a monthly basis.
Minimum Education: 
Bachelor’s Degree required.  Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements.
Minimum Experience:  
20 years of progressively responsible experience in healthcare policy, advocacy and government relations, preferably in the health care arena. This experience should either include working for elected or appointed officials, or leadership role with a healthcare provider organization or a patient advocacy organization. Knowledge of nonprofit advocacy and lobbying laws and regulations is required.
Preferred Education:  
Advanced degree in related field preferred. Law degree (J.D. or L.L.B.) or a Master’s degree in Public Administration or Public Policy is a plus.
Preferred Experience:  
Experience in the field of governmental relations in a major health-care institution.  Mid-level to senior experience is essential. 
  • Executive, C-suite presence
  • Effective facilitator in various settings
  • Strong strategic leadership abilities
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Sound judgment and decision making
  • Exhibit a cooperative and team oriented attitude
  • Diplomacy; ability to effectively cultivate and maintain relationships
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Coach, train and instruct staff
  • Excellent organizational skills
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
For additional information and to apply, visit:

Marketing MBA Leadership Development Program
Basking Ridge, N.J.
What you’ll be doing...
You’ll be front and center, hands-on and contributing your creative energy, skills and experiences you’ve gained in your MBA program.  Learning from the best minds in the industry, you will strengthen your marketing and leadership skills by experiencing rotations across various areas of our business. While you build your network and participate in a leadership development curriculum, you’ll also work on high-impact projects that develop your skills in branding, product management, and marketing strategy. What you learn will help you grow personally and professionally. You’ll have a positive impact on our organization, and change the way our customers live, work, and play.
The Marketing MBA Leadership Development Program is a unique two year rotational program designed to develop future Marketing leaders at Verizon.
In your rotations, you may work in the following areas:
  • Business or consumer product management
  • Marketing strategy
  • Marketing operations
  • Branding
  • Promotions
In your rotations, you may have the opportunity to work on the following:
  • Own and manage revenue generation for a product or service portfolio.
  • Develop processes and partner with internal organizations and vendors ensuring projects are funded, on time and within budget.
  • Analyze and develop insights on the target customer segment.
  • Define marketing service requirements including use cases for how the customer will leverage the capability and characteristics of the customer experience, incremental subscriber and revenue forecast.
What we’re looking for...
You’re a motivated self-starter. Never satisfied with the status quo, you’re always trying to beat a personal best. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. You are flexible, dependable and work well in varying environments. Learning quickly is personally rewarding and inspires you to take smart risks.
You’ll need to have:
  • Current enrollment in a MBA degree program with a concentration in marketing, strategy, design, product management, data analytics, or media technology or a directly related area with an expected completion date of May 2018.
  • Four or more years of work experience in marketing, consulting, finance, data analytics, product management or development or engineering.
Even better if you have:
  • Excellent analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Proven record of academic, professional and leadership achievement.
  • Solid product management skills, with a technology focus.
  • Great communication, presentation and leadership skills.
  • Strong financial analysis background.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.
If you’re interested in this opportunity, visit:

Warner Bros. Pictures Group
Feature Production Trainee
Burbank, Calif.
Company Overview
Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.
Business Unit Overview
Warner Bros. Pictures Group (WBPG) produces, markets and distributes Warner Bros.’ slate of approximately 20 movies a year, including films from New Line Cinema. Our movies have generated industry-leading box office results and have won multiple Academy Awards in recent years. Warner Bros. Pictures is a global leader in the international marketing and distribution of feature films, operating in more than 30 countries and releasing films in more than 120 territories.
Opportunity Overview
Warner Bros. Pictures, a division of WB Studio Enterprises Inc. seeks a Feature Production Trainee for the Post Production department. As directed, is exposed to all facets of post-production, including policies and procedures. Provides assistance to Vice President, Post Production and other department personnel while learning all aspects of Feature Post Production.
What part will you play?
  • As directed, advises production and post production personnel of WB policies and procedures; provides information about contracts and services; charge numbers; explains petty cash procedures and assists with any other questions that post or production personnel may have.
  • As directed, disseminates information to various departments on the lot, including Music, Legal, Corporate Insurance, Business Affairs, Editorial and others, regarding feature post production issues.
  • Observes and interacts with various departments and crews to acquire a thorough understanding of all elements used in post-production including; attending meetings to learn how post production related problems are resolved.
  • Researches and gathers information from post production vendors in other countries and states to provide Post Production Supervisors with information regarding the desirability and/or feasibility of possible post production locations.
  • Manages Purchase Orders for shows; research billing / invoice issues.
  • Answers the phone for Post Production office and assists in filing and organizing paperwork; including updating the Post Production database, managing the editorial resume / vendor library, and assisting department heads and their assistants work flow.
  • Facilitates the setup of cutting rooms including; furniture and equipment rental, ID Cards, and parking assignments.
  • Assists in the coordination of screenings.
  • Liaise with freelance Post Production Supervisors to handle film cast/crew travel for ADR sessions, Publicity screenings, footage delivery, etc.
  • Performs special projects and other related duties as assigned.
What do we require from you?
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Education in film, communication or related field is required.
  • Experience in the entertainment field required.
  • Approximately six months of feature film post production experience as a post-production coordinator, staff assistant, and/or post facility assistant is required.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of personnel.
  • Must have the ability to work under time constraints.
  • Must be able to work overtime as necessary.
  • Must be well organized and have good attention to detail.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks.
  • Must be able to adapt to varied personalities associated with film production.
The Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran's status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by law.
If interested, you have to demonstrate your value proposition on this opportunity:

Walt Disney Imagineering
Communications Internship – Spring 2018
Glendale, Calif.
Job ID 
Glendale, California, United States
Disney Parks & Resorts
Walt Disney Imagineering
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team as a Professional Intern in any of our segments that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
  • Provide overall support for a variety of WDI Communication and discipline-specific projects which support overall WDI and WDPR Public Affairs goals and objectives
  • Support special projects as defined by the Director of WDI Communications
  • Assist in the preparation of special projects and presentations, materials, etc.
  • Support a variety of executive communications requests.
  • Work with requesting organizations to determine details and logistics of events.
  • Assist executive engagement manager on special projects
  • Keep Imagineer Bios and headshots up to date
  • Coordinate with administrative team for overall department and organization (ensure processes are consistent and leveraged across all teams, manage office coverage)
  • Coordinate WDI Communications leadership work sessions, off-sites and events as assigned
  • Support and maintain project trackers with organization, consistency and efficiency
  • Establish and maintain a comprehensive follow-up system
  • Assist in creating and managing a system of filing office records and documents, both digitally and in hard copy; file and retrieve corporate documents, records, and reports
  • Maintain and update WDI executive engagement grid
  • Help compile and edit WDI weekly news briefing reports
Basic Qualifications
  • Problem Solving: Ability to solve problems with ease and speed.
  • Professionalism and Customer Service: Strong sense of customer service to all clients, including internal and external partners. Illustrates an attention to detail and exhibits the superior organization skills necessary to assist in coordinating all forms of communication (internal and external) for timely delivery of replies and processing information requests.
  • Writing and Oral Communications: Excellent written and verbal interpersonal and communications skills crucial to effective interaction with all levels of the organization including senior-level executives and their assistants. Key competency in spelling, rules of composition and grammar.
  • Organization: Ability to prioritize tasks and ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Confidentiality: Ability to handle confidential information and to exercise good judgment and discretion when managing sensitive issues.
  • Flexibility: Flexibility to work overtime as needed to attend to urgent priorities
  • Clerical: Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, transcription and other office procedures and terminology, phone, calendar maintenance, filing, etc. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; and SAP.
Required Education
  • Currently enrolled as a Junior or higher, or graduated within the past 6 months, in an accredited college/university, earning a degree majoring in Communication/Marketing Communication/Visual Communication or related field
Company Overview
Internship Eligibility:
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from an accredited college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must provide own transportation to/from work
  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)

Program Length:

The approximate dates of this internship are January 2018 through June 2018. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

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Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview.
Additional Information
You must submit a College transcripts (official or unofficial) in order to be considered for this role.
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The National HBCU Business Deans Roundtable joins more than 300+ CEOs in Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

HBCU Business Deans represent 83 campuses in 22 states & Virgin Islands. With more than 250,000 students enrolled.

The National HBCU Business Deans Roundtable joins the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 
The National HBCU Business Deans Roundtable joins more than 300+ CEOs and presidents that have taken the pledge, committing themselves and the organizations they lead to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
This extraordinary show of force builds on the energy from the launch and grows the potential impact of the pledge. By signing on to this commitment, The National HBCU Business Deans Roundtable is pledging to take action to cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected and where employees feel encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion. The collective of more than 300 signatories have already shared more than 300 actions, exchanging tangible learning opportunities and creating collaborative conversations via the Initiatives unified hub Continuing this momentum, the signatories will convene at a closed-door discussion in November to discuss longer- term growth strategies that will advance the agenda.
HBCU Business Deans Roundtable, President and Chair, Division of Business of Xavier University of Louisiana, Dr. Joe Ricks comments, “As leaders of HBCU business programs this work is very important to us as both pipeline providers of diverse talent as well as thought leaders for creating diverse environments in our schools and the organizations where our students work.”
CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion is cultivating a new type of ecosystem centered around collaboration and sharing. The actions, available via

Showcase real-life examples of the open and transparent conversations to cultivate more diverse and inclusive workplace environments.

To learn more visit and connect with us on Facebook: CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion and Twitter: @CEOAction
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Fields Jackson
Executive Director
HBCU Business Deans Roundtable



Chicago United Announces 2017 Business Leaders of Color Honorees

Corporate Membership and Advocacy Organization Honors Local Executives    

CHICAGO – October 16, 2017  Chicago United is pleased to announce the selection of 50 remarkable business professionals who drive transformational change and make an impact in the business community in the 2017 Business Leaders of Color publication. Released every two years since 2003, the Business Leaders of Color publication serves as a resource to increase inclusion of diverse candidates in Fortune 1,000 corporations’ boards of directors.

 The publication features individuals ready for boards of directors’ positions, with a broad range of professional experience and proven track records of success. Through their identification, Chicago United helps to accelerate inclusion of professionals of color in board governance. 

The 2017 Business Leaders of Color were selected from a nomination pool of 195 qualified candidates representing a wide variety of product and service industries.

 “When we created the Business Leaders of Color publication in 2003, our goal was to highlight and recognize exceptional corporate and civic diverse leaders who were ready to contribute as board directors for Fortune 1,000 companies,” said Gloria Castillo, president and CEO of Chicago United. “It’s been remarkable to see the individuals who have been honored over the years as Business Leaders of Color evolves into a network of the most influential diverse leaders in Chicago. Since the beginning, we have identified and featured nearly 370 board-ready candidates who have served in more than 230 corporate directorships.”

 Past Business Leaders of Color members include former First Lady Michelle ObamaValerie B. Jarrett, former senior advisor to former President Barack Obama; Adela Cepeda, managing director, PFM Financial Advisors LLC, and Board director, UBS Funds, Consulting Group Capital Markets Mutual Funds, Mercer Mutual Funds, and BMO Financial Corporation; Michelle L. Collins, president, Cambium LLC, and Board member of The PrivateBank, ULTA Beauty, and Health Care Service Corporation; Sonny Garg, solutions lead, Energy, Uptake; Aylwin B. Lewis, Board member, The Walt Disney Company and Marriott International Inc.; Lou Nieto, Board member of AutoZone, Ryder Systems Inc., and Fresh and Ready Foods; Luis Sierra, CEO - Global Aromatics, BP; and Don Thompson, founder, Cleveland Avenue, and former Chief Executive Officer, McDonald’s Corporation.

 2017 Business Leaders of Color

 Shradha Agarwal, Co-Founder and President, Outcome Health

Luis A. Avila, General Counsel, Hispanic National Bar Association

Nichole Barnes Marshall, Vice President and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, L Brands

Pat Auveek Basu, Senior Vice President, Optum/United Health Group

Cecelia Boden, Chief Delivery Officer, SDI Presence

Joseph Malik Bradley, Global Vice President IoT & Digital Services, Cisco Systems

George Burciaga, Managing Director of Global Municipal Development & Innovation, CIVIQ Smartscapes

Louis Carr, President Media Sales, BET Networks

Guoxing Chai, Global Head, Retail Banking Product Analytics, HSBC

Eduardo Conrado, Executive Vice President, Strategy & Innovation Office, Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Stephen Davis, President, The Will Group

Billy Dec, Chief Executive Officer, Rockit Ranch Productions

Peter M. Ellis, Partner, Chair of Complex Litigation Practice and Executive Committee Member, Reed Smith

Opella F. Ernest, Chief Clinical Officer, Health Care Service Corporation

Verónica Gómez, Senior Vice President, Regulatory & Energy Policy and General Counsel, ComEd, An Exelon Company

Craig A. Griffith, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Pedro Antonio Guerrero, Chief Executive Officer, Guerrero Howe Custom Media

Steven V. Hunter, Attorney, Quarles & Brady LLP

Ted Jackson, Vice President Operations, Novolex

Rudy Juarez, Vice President and General Manager, Mexico, Latin America, Global Export, W.W. Grainger

Michael Leong, Senior Vice President, PNC Bank

Marco A. López, Co-Founder, elemento L2

Mike Maali, Midwest Regional Leader, Risk Assurance, PwC

Christopher C. Melvin, Jr., Managing Member, Melvin & Company

Carey Mendes, Regional Business Leader Global Oil Americas, BP America Inc.

Juan Gabriel Moreno, President, JGMA

Raj V. Nagarajan, Senior Vice President, Chief Audit Executive, Wintrust Financial Corporation

David C. Namkung, Managing Partner, Clarity Partners, LLC

Seema Pajula, Vice Chairman and U.S. Consumer & Industrial Products Leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP

José Paz Peña, Jr., Senior Vice President, Head of Retail Banking for Illinois and Indiana, Fifth Third Bank

Sergio Pereira, President, Quill Corporation

Jose Luis Prado, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Evans Food

Maria de J. Prado, Partner, Prado & Renteria CPAs, Prof. Corp.

Anjoo Rai-Marchant, Chief Customer and Technology Officer, HighGround

Terika Richardson, President, Advocate Trinity Hospital

Debbie Roberts, President, East Zone, McDonald’s USA, LLC

Dee M. Robinson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Robinson Hill, Inc.

Levoyd E. Robinson, Managing Principal, CFI Partners

Robert Rodriguez, President, DRR Advisors

Emma L. Rodriguez-Ayala, Former General Counsel and Senior Managing Director, Mesirow Financial

Jacobo Schatz, Chief Operating Officer - Wealth Management, Northern Trust

Stacy Sharpe, Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations, Allstate Insurance Company

Luther E. Siebert, Vice President, Global Head of Core Map, Regional Map & Content, HERE Technologies

Srinivas Veeramasuneni, Vice President, Corporate Innovation Center, USG Corporation

Lisa W. Wardell, President and Chief Executive Officer, Adtalem Global Education

Alex E. Washington, Managing Director, Wind Point Partners

Lynn Watkins-Asiyanbi, Associate General Counsel, John Bean Technologies Corporation

Paul S. Williams, Partner, Major, Lindsey and Africa/Allegis Partners

Melvin D. Williams, President, Nicor Gas

Ann Marie Wright, Chief Operating Officer, N.A. Commercial Banking, BMO Financial Group

The 2017 Business Leaders of Color will be honored during the Chicago United Bridge Awards Dinner presentation onThursday, November 9, at the Hilton Chicago. To reserve tickets or request a copy of the 2017 Business Leaders of Color publication, please call (312) 977-3060 or visit the Chicago United website,      

About Chicago United

 Chicago United is a corporate membership and advocacy organization whose mission is to achieve parity in economic opportunity for people of color by advancing multiracial leadership in corporate governance, executive level management, and business diversity. Founded in 1968, the organization is focused on transforming the Chicago region into the most inclusive business ecosystem in the nation by engaging the top publicly and privately held corporations in leading talent management and inclusive diversity practices. Chicago United’s signature programs include its Business Leaders of Color publication which showcases a diverse pool of corporate director candidates and the Five Forward Initiative™, designed to invigorate job creation in communities of color by increasing the scale of large MBEs in the Chicago region.
Fields Jackson, JrFounder & CEORacing Toward Diversity magazine
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