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If I had one dollar left I would spend it on PR!

Posted on August 3, 2015 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Bill Gates once famously said: “If I had one dollar left, I’d spend it on PR”.

Over the weekend, I was involved in a game of Trivial Pursuit and one of the questions asked which corporation Bill Gates co-founded. You know, I think it was the only question that everyone at the table knew at the same time. We all know something about Bill Gates. We listen when Bill Gates starts a foundation. We listen when Bill Gates talks much like an E.F.Hutton comment. So, it was...

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August emails say you are away!

Posted on August 2, 2015 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Don’t you love August? Commuting is simpler. Dress is more casual. Talk around the water cooler includes the trip to the beach conversation. On the flip side, trying to conduct meaningful business is a bit of a challenge to us all. Phone calls terminate in message ques. Emails receive “away” messages. Half-day Fridays creep to Thursdays. In short, August becomes the month where we re-charge our souls before the September rush.

So what will you do to re-charge? N...

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How to Find the Right SVP of Communications

Posted on July 3, 2015 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Most companies have a list of required credentials that must be met when looking for the best SVP of Communications to represent your company. The list includes black and white information like education, years of experience, and possibly past affiiation with an agency. This list is the easy part of fulfillment for your search.

The difficult part of finding the best candidate involves the intangibles. Does this person have the personality that blends with the rest of the staff? For your...

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Who handled PR for July 4, 1776?

Posted on July 2, 2015 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Think about it! With no internet and no TV and no radio and no telegraph, how did the ground swell of patriotism make it to main street USA? Did the newspapermen translate the vision of independence into a big party? Who communicated the groundswell of enthusiasm to these new Americans to get out and join in the celebration of independence? Our President proclaimed it but our masses embraced it to celebrate family, ...

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Why Can???t you find the right person to fill your vacancy?

Posted on June 3, 2015 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (0)


As we all try to do more with fewer employees, we must also be diligent to stay true to our missions and hire the experts that move us forward.

You posted the job on job boards. You posted the job internally. You turned to a reputable executive search firm but you still can’t find the right fit. Why?

Peter Cappelli suggests that the hiring process can be clouded by piling on more and more job requir...

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2 years of Experience with an interest in the Sciences!

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

 

I am currently working on an assignment that is a little different for me but you may know someone who has about 2 years of experience in the world of Communications who would love to work for an excellent company in their “Exhibition”. This junior level job looks like it would be a lot of fun for the right candidate who has an interest in the field of Science.

Call Ben Long, President

Travaille Executive Search 703-476-2228

Dr Spock, where are you? Cyber PR Agency needs YOU!

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)


Get your hands dirty at one of the fastest growing digital marketing and communications agencies in the country. They need a PR professional with 5-8 years of experience to join its growing team. This person must have a good working knowledge of media relations, and must be skilled at client management, demonstrate strong writing skills, a self-starter, experienced at executing social media campaigns, and ready to get their han...

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Do Futures & Options excite you?

Posted on June 2, 2014 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)


An established Washington trade organization for the futures industry, options and cleared swaps markets worldwide is looking for a great Director of Marketing. Their membership includes clearing firms, exchanges and clearinghouses from over 25 countries as well as technology vendors, lawyers and other professionals serving the industry. The Director of Marketing reports to the Vice President of Marketing and is responsible ...

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Global Brand Communications Director

Posted on February 2, 2014 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Job Title: Global Brand Communications Director

Job Function: Corporate Affairs, Global Corporate Affairs

Requirements:

College Graduate

Knowledge of global Pharmaceutical market

Substantial experience of healthcare communications/PR or in other PR roles including both national and global experience

Understanding and significant experience of leading issues management across brands

Understanding and experience of digital and social media

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Web Based Media Company needs a Director, Sales Mktg/Cus Support

Posted on January 2, 2014 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Travaille rings in the New Year with a new search for a web-based Media Company. They are currently looking for a DIRECTOR, SALES MARKETING AND CUSTOMER SUPPORT.Location: East Coast or Los AngelesEducation: Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Media Development or Communications.

Experience:

1.The professional for this position must have at least five years of experience in the area of designing and delivering marketing plans and tactics that gen...

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