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Comms Support during COVID-19

COVID-19 has rocked our community and many are unsure of the long-term implications to their careers. IABC Houston understands the value of coming together in these hard times and our hope is that we can make connections for those that are seeking employment and businesses that need support as we navigate COVID-19 together. Please note this is open to all Houston-based communications and marketing professionals at no cost. If you would like to submit your resume or a role in which you need immediate support, please contact Austin Staton

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Job Seekers
Updated: April 25

Susan Cellura | LinkedIn | ResumeEmailSusan is a marketing communications expert leveraging a 25-year background in Energy, Oil & Gas, Distribution, Finance, Higher Education and Chemical industries. Specialties include internal, corporate and marketing communications, integrated marketing, web development, content creation, developing and implementing strategies and a solid history of helping companies improve their corporate business initiatives.

Kelli DreilingLinkedIn | Resume | Email | Kelli is a sales and fundraising leader with successful record in sales, sponsorship, donor development, management, crisis communications, board development, event planning, budgeting, strategic planning and more. 

Paul GannonLinkedIn | Resume | EmailPaul Gannon is a dedicated communications and engagement leader with 20 years of experience helping organizations connect with their employees so businesses can succeed. With a focus on the energy and technology industries, he designs and implements practical and creative communication programs. 

Felicia Renee GriffinLinkedIn | Resume | Email | Felicia Renee Griffin is an enterprising and value-driven internal/external communications champion of comprehensive messaging for brand marketing, reputation management, change management, workforce engagement and organizational performance.

Cathy Hayek | LinkedIn | Resume | Email | Cathy is an award-winning corporate communicatons expert with 12+ years of experience in strategic planning, creative content generatioon, graphic design and management of internal and high-profile external campaigns and special events.

Gabriela Henriquez | LinkedIn | Resume | Email | Gabriela is efficiency-driven, analytical, and organized professional with outstanding people skills and a proven track record in successfully managing projects, requiring strong leadership and meticulous attention to detail. She has demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional decision makers to achieve business objectives through superior web site and IT support. She enjoys new challenges, has a short learning curve, and is bilingual in Spanish and English. 

Nia Jarrett | LinkedIn | Resume | Email | Nia is a young professional with skills related to internal, external, and digital communications through work experiences in the nonprofit sector, energy industry, and higher education.

Javier Moya | LinkedIn | Resume | Email | Javier has a 15-year background in Marketing, Advertising and Corporate Communications for different industries in B2C and B2B. He develops communications strategies supported by insights obtained from combining stakeholder analysis with business objectives.

Shea Sullivan | LinkedIn | ResumeEmail | Shea is seeking connections with executives, project managers and business leaders in need of strategic communications counsel, planning and execution so that their organizations can meet business objectives and achieve or maintain a strong corporate reputation. She has 23 years of experience in internal and external communications, stakeholder engagement, marketing, business development, account management, and content creation for corporations in several industries including oil and gas, and also has managed communications programs for major capital projects and events.

Pamela Tragesser | LinkedIn | Email | Pamela is a creative and innovative communications executive, with extensive experience in the energy, oil and gas, engineering, technology, sports and service industries, complemented with supply chain and contracting experience. She leverages an extensive breadth of knowledge, combined with hands-on experience, to obtain success in a wide range of corporate environments, from global corporations to single-unit businesses. She possesses excellent verbal and written communication, planning, change and project management, and Crisis Communication skills, with “hands on” experience executing projects, programs and campaigns.

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CURRENT Openings
Updated: June 23

Digital Presence Manager | First Congregational Church of Houston
First Congregational Church of Houston is seeking a Digital Presence Manager contract position to manage and execute the church’s social media, online engagement, online ads, web site, SEO [and graphic design] strategies. FCC currently has a presence on Facebook and YouTube and hopes to expand to Instagram and potentially Twitter. The Digital Presence Manager would work with church staff and members to gather, package and promote content, engage with followers with the goal of enhancing community within the church using online tools and reaching new potential members. To view the full job description, click here. To apply, please email Sydney Isaacs.

Video Editor | First Congregational Church of Houston
First Congregational Church of Houston is seeking a Video Editor contract position to edit footage of the ~1-hour Sunday service and occasional other services (~5/year, e.g. Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Christmas Eve) to post to YouTube and social media channels. While services remain entirely virtual, the church will provide the raw video footage of the service, shot from two cameras in the church, on Friday or Saturday morning, and it will need to be edited to be posted before Sunday morning. When services are again live, the footage will be provided around mid-day Sunday, and the content will need to be edited by Sunday evening. To view the full job description, click here. To apply, please email Sydney Isaacs.

Director of Communications | Rice 360°: Institute for Global Health
Rice 360° is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of director of communications. The director of communications, under the supervision of the Rice 360° executive director and the faculty co-directors, Dr. Rebecca Richards-Kortum and Dr. Maria Oden, is responsible for advancing the Institute’s mission by developing, implementing and evaluating a comprehensive communications and marketing effort to enhance visibility of its programs, expanding the Institute’s audience and prominence and increasing donor support. This position is responsible for the editorial direction, design, production, and distribution of all Rice 360° communications needs, including the Institute’s website, social media, informational documents, promotional and event materials, newsletters and invitations. Apply here.

Copywriter | Adcetera
Adcetera is seeking a copywriter for our office in The Woodlands to develop effective written content for our growing portfolio of worldwide clients. We’re looking for someone who is a digital native, curiosity seeker, word nerd, and all-around student of marketing and culture. Using critical thinking skills to generate bold ideas, drive messaging, and convert audiences, the successful candidate should be a fast, flexible worker and hold their own in collaborative team environments — both in-person and in virtual meetings. Apply here.

Marketing Specialist | Hope and Healing Center & Institute
The Marketing Specialist’s role is to design, create, and deliver marketing programs to support expansion and growth of the Gateway to Hope. The Gateway to Hope is a community-focused training program and is part of the Hope and Healing Center & Institute's (HHCI) response to the mental health care crisis facing our country. Apply here.

Media Relations Specialist | Houston ISD
Houston ISD is looking for a media relations specialist that researches, writes, and reports news stories about the school district to the media and responds to questions from the media. The role will serve as a spokesperson for the school district, and collect information from schools and departments for publication to the public through the media. Apply here.

Social Media Manager | Academy Sports + Outdoors
Academy is looking for a proactive problem solver who can synthesize complex problems into clear action items to manage the company’s social media efforts. Apply here.

Sr. Executive Marketing Manager | Amazon
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking an experienced marketer who can build the strategy and execution for executive engagement programs in the Public Sector. These programs target executive decision makers in government, education, and non-profits, and take into account how they interact with policy makers and industry influencers. This is a unique opportunity to play a key role in AWS, a subsidiary of Amazon.com and a global leader in Cloud Computing. Apply here.

Senior Field Marketing Manager | Amazon
Amazon is seeking a talented, self-directed marketing expert to generate awareness and increase adoption of Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) training and certification (T&C) offering in North America. This is a unique opportunity to play a key role in an exciting, fast growing training and certification business. Apply here.

Director of Digital Marketing | Aries Worldwide Logistics
The Director of Digital Marketing is responsible for the overall planning, design, optimization, implementation, maintenance, measurement, desired results / success and the reporting of all Marketing efforts on behalf of Aries. Specifically, this includes designated client service line website content optimization to increase brand awareness and preference, generating qualified leads, improving customer service and social media efforts. Apply here.

Digital Campaigns and Communications Specialist | IBERDROLA
Reporting to the Senior Manager of Digital Campaigns & Communications, the Digital Campaigns & Communications Specialist is responsible for developing and executing Iberdrola's consumer marketing strategy for the company's newly created e-Solutions organization. This person will support the strategic design, implementation, and management of a range of online and offline communication strategies to ultimately grow awareness and drive sales for Iberdrola's U.S. energy plans and product offerings. Apply here.