Opportunity knocks, early and often!
August 27, 2014
Swimming in a sudden slew of speechwriting jobs.
San Francisco-based Autodesk is looking for an executive communications specialist to "engage directly with the CEO and other senior executives to help them tell stories about Autodesk and our role in helping people imagine, design, and create a better world."
NATO was looking for a senior speechwriter awhile back, and they found one. But the winning candidate had to decline the post for personal reasons, and NATO is re-advertising the post, which internal recruiter Nathali Pili calls "a great opportunity for an experienced team-leader with a successful speechwriting track record and an internatioanl outlook." Go to NATO's recruitment portal, and use Reference number 140291.
BP needs a communications writer in D.C. "Write speeches for BP executives and manage speech writing process from concept to finished product. Provide executive speeches in a variety of forms from talking points to narratives, give speech coaching as needed and adapt to a variety of speaking and presentation styles. Work closely with executives and subject matter experts in various businesses to develop written material that advances BP’s business objectives and global reputation."
Houston, Tex.-based Halliburton needs an executive speechwriter to be "responsible for translating Halliburton strategic direction and vision into a clear, concise message through multiple communication channels including speechwriting, reports, presentations, etc.” Contact recruiter Jeni Ray-Cozzens at Halliburton, 281-871-3044.
Bethesda, Md.-based Lockheed Martin needs an executive speechwriter/communications advisor to "develop strategic messaging and content for the Chairman, President and CEO, and other senior executive leaders."
TIAA-CREF needs a senior director of executive communications to serve as "the principal author for the firm’s Chief Operating Officer’s (COO’s) written communications and is responsible for researching, writing and editing speeches, statements, remarks, talking points, op-eds, white papers, extracts and other materials, in varied formats, for delivery to internal and external audiences."
The D.C.-based American Bankers Association needs an executive speechwriter to craft "compelling communications on complex issues for a variety of audiences. This position is responsible for managing the calendar of speechwriting assignments, drafting columns for the chairman’s byline and writing other member communications materials as needed.”
D.C.-based National Trust for Historic Preservation needs a speechwriter. "The position manages the executive speechwriting function, crafting all external talking points, and writing speeches and related materials for the President and CEO."
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers seeks an experienced writer to craft speeches for executive officers on a "broad range of labor and social issues, legislation, politics and matters affecting construction, utility, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing and rail industries. Excellent salary and benefits package."
Short Hills, N.J.-based Dun & Bradstreet seeks a senior manager of executive communications to lead communications for Dun & Bradstreet’s Chief Executive Officer, focusing on a variety of internal and external speaking opportunities, presentations, videos, written communications and managing his/her social media profile.
Milburn, J.J.-based Solomon Page Group needs a senior manager of executive communications to lead communications for the CEO, focusing on a variety of internal and external speaking opportunities, presentations, videos, written communications and managing his/her social media profile.
Warren, N.J.-based Chubb Group Insurance Companies seeks a vice president, executive communications manager to serve as communication consultant and speech writer to the CEO and executive committee.