Jobs courtesy of Dana Rubin of the New York Speechwriters Roundtable. —ed.
Prudential in Roseland, N.J., wants to hire a director of internal communications to “drive the creation and execution of internal communications activities in support of Senior Leadership Team members…. The scope of work includes developing key messages and creating and implementing strategic communication strategies and plans that support business goals for the customer-focus-related areas.”
VMware in Palo Alto, Calif., is looking for a director, executive communications for president/COO & CMO, to "serve as a partner and trusted advisor to the President/COO and CMO to develop their executive speaking platforms and thought leadership content, extending across both internal and external audiences."
Cal State University in San Bernadino, Calif., is looking for an executive speech writer/public affairs communication specialist to "develop, plan and execute presidential communications, public affairs and media programs on behalf of the President’s Office. Oversee and prepare speeches, talking points, welcoming and farewell addresses, reports, presentations, statements, articles, daily correspondence and other written materials for the university president."
23andMe in Mountain View, Calif., is looking for an executive communications manager to develop presentations for the CEO and key leadership. "This individual must be able to quickly capture the voice of the CEO, the 23andMe brand, and grasp complex or abstract subject matter quickly from multiple sources and turn it into clear, concise and impactful communications."
Oracle Cloud in Redwood City, Calif., is looking to hire an executive communications director to be "responsible for the planning, development and coordination of internal and external communications" and to "help develop and coordinate and mange all internal communications including executive communications.”
Experis in Milpitas, Calif., is looking for a contract-worker (6+ months, renewed quarterly) to serve as executive communicatinos consultant, and "develop the narrative, collateral and deliver communications training for our Workforce Strategy. Parts of the story are drafted but most are in the minds of those involved in the program. The individual will be expected to interview key stakeholders from the program team as well as the regional heads and others to extract the collective view of what is and is not. The findings need to be synthesized into a storyboard which would feed the collateral development for both the management team as well as a general awareness campaign."
VCA Antech in LA wants to hire a director of corporate communications to "define and execute a strategic thought leadership platform that reinforces the VCA brand and resonates with targeted audiences; Create comprehensive internal and external messaging for all segments and all regions that enables us to achieve our growth goals and creates a sustainable competitive advantage; Develop, coordinate and execute compelling internal and external strategic communications plans that seamlessly blend with other communications/marketing efforts."
A PR agency needs a speechwriter, communications and public relations consultant for "a sovereign client in the Pacific," working with the top level of the nation’s government. Term of assignment is one year, with periodic trips home in coordination with the firm. "Great opportunity for someone who likes to be in the middle of the action, work long hours, can make tight deadlines, and has 3 to 5 years of experience in speechwriting / communications / politics / government. Writing samples a must." Respond ASAP to [email protected].