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Jul212018

Career Opportunities - Celebration, Fla., Los Angeles and Van Nuys, Calif.

BILL IMADA

FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN & CHIEF CONNECTIVITY OFFICER

IW GROUP

 

 
 
Hello Everyone, 
Hope you are all doing well.  We're in the midst of a coffee discussion in the office about who roasts the best java in the country.  So far we are finding great roasters in every part of the U.S.  It has been fun learning more about coffee! 
I wanted to share some of the latest job openings.  If you know anyone who might be interested in these positions, please share them! 
Thank you all.
Warm regards,
Bill
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The Walt Disney Company
Senior Financial Systems Tax Analyst
Celebration, Fla.                                                                                                                                              
 
From Ms. Juanita Martinez, Senior Recruiter, The Walt Disney Company.
 
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 that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world. 

We are looking for a Senior Financial Systems Tax Analyst.  The Tax Systems Group is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining solutions that optimize the performance of the tax function and drive significant benefits through process improvement and leading edge technology
 
 
Requisition: 
571728BR
 
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Valley Industry & Commerce Association (VICA)
Legislative Affairs Associate
Van Nuys, Calif.
 
From Ms. Carol Kim, VP - Community Investments and Public Affairs, Health Net, Inc.
 
Position Opening Job Description: 
The Legislative Affairs Associate will support the legislative affairs team advocating on issues impacting business at the local, state and federal levels. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate to work in a fast-paced environment on a wide range of policy issues, with opportunities to learn, grow the role, and gain valuable networks and experience. 
 
Responsibilities and Expectations: 
  • Track and research state bills, local agendas, local motions and ordinances, and other policy developments; maintain advocacy database; keep legislative team informed on issue development 
  • Research and prepare policy position papers, letters, op-eds, action alerts, press releases, talking points, and blog entries 
  • Work with other staff writing and developing content for member communications and weekly newsletter 
  • Proactively identify communication and advocacy opportunities that fit with VICA’s goals and strategy 
  • Prepare and post content for social media channels; track social media mentions and engagement 
  • Develop a strong network with key members of city, county, regional, state and federal governmental staff 
  • Engage with members to understand their policy/issue priorities and how VICA can advocate for them 
Required: 
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in political science or communications 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to produce a large quantity of high quality work in a team environment 
  • Ability to work well with VICA volunteers and staff at all levels 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and internet research. 
Highly Desirable: 
  • Legislative or other government/policy experience 
  • Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop or Illustrator 
  • Experience in project management, policy analysis and issue development 
  • Communications/corporate social media experience 
Salary and Hours: 
  • 40 hours/week, Competitive Hourly Pay DOE, Excellent Benefits Package including 
  • Medical/Dental/Vision, Generous Paid Vacation and Personal Days, Retirement Investment Plan, Life Insurance 
About VICA: 
VICA is widely considered one of the most influential business advocacy organizations in Southern California. With its knowledge of the legislative process and economic issues, VICA's access to public officials ensures that the San Fernando Valley's business perspective will be heard in the interest of improving our business climate and quality of life. With input and guidance from its members, VICA maintains a regular presence at all levels of government to effectively represent Valley businesses. For more information, visit www.vica.com
 
Please submit resumes and cover letter to VICA Vice President Jessica Yasukochi at jessica@vica.com.
 
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Wells Fargo
Communications Senior Manager, Southern California
Chief Administrative Office - Corporate Communications
Los Angeles
 
From Mr. Paul Gomez, VP - Corporate Communications, Wells Fargo.
 
TITLE 
Communications Senior Manager, Southern California 
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
Leading a team, this newly created position reports to the VP of Corporate Communications, West Coast Region and will focus on promoting and protecting Wells Fargo’s reputation through creative storytelling and collaborating with multiple lines of business, proactive external placement of executives and stories, strategic media relations, and internal and external communications planning. This position will be located 333 South Grand Avenue in Los Angeles, CA and does not offer relocation. 
 
Specific responsibilities include: 
  • Develop and implement strategic communications plans that incorporate internal and external media, social, executive and branded channel communications 
  • Create a master regional narrative, update on regular basis, and leverage with communicators and other stakeholders 
  • Identify proactive external engagements to advance storytelling and best position executives and company 
  • Seek opportunities to fully leverage internal and external channels to tell and amplify our story 
  • Serve as a trusted and strategic advisor on messaging, reputation and issues management, media relations, and crisis communications 
  • Track and measure results of plan to ensure that results are in line with intended outcomes and business objectives 
  • Develop and maintain solid working relationships with key local print and broadcast journalists 
  • Develop strategic responses to media inquiries and provide heads-up notifications to leaders as appropriate 
  • Partner with other Corporate Communications teams and across other business lines of Wells Fargo to ensure coordination, consistency, and efficiency of resources.
The Regional Communications team is responsible for internal and external storytelling, encompassing our corporate narrative, developing and executing a strategic communications plan, creating an executive thought leadership platform, cultivating and managing relationships with key media outlets, providing media coaching and training, collaborating across the broader communications team, and measuring results for continuous improvement opportunities. 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 
  • 10+ years of communications experience in one or more of the following disciplines: public relations, media relations or corporate communications 
  • 4+ years of management experience 
OTHER DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS 
  • Experience leading, high-performing geographically dispersed, cross-functional teams within a matrix organization 
  • Experience developing integrated communications strategies and plans that align with business objectives 
  • Experience with issues management and crisis communications 
  • Experience prepping and counseling senior executives for high profile/high stakes media interviews 
  • Experience presenting information in a manner that persuades, educates, and enhances understanding at all levels 
  • Experience developing compelling content and leveraging multiple channels for creative storytelling 
  • Experience building strong relationships and working across large organizations 
Interested Parties: 
Visit our careers site and search.
 
Job Opening 
ID 5401445 to apply.

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