Contracts and Negotiation: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

by Julie Knight Independent business communicators are typically great with words, so long as they aren’t legal words. For those who feel that a Berlitz language course should be created to help us understand “legalese,” let us introduce to you Sandy Shephard, Esq., president and founder of Good Solutions, a legal and business consulting firm. […]

Member Spotlight: Suki Baz

Membership-based organizations thrive when their members feel welcome, engaged, and intrigued, and this year our board is dedicated to creating the best possible member experience. To that end, we’d like to introduce you all to Suki Baz, our new VP of Membership. A long-time IABC member, Suki joined the San Francisco chapter just this year […]

ICR News: June 2016 Meeting Highlights

Brainstorming with ICR: Using Social Media in Your Business By Shayna Keyles On a pleasant June afternoon, sixteen communications specialists from all across the industry crammed into a warm room in the basement of the Capital One Café in San Francisco to discuss social media. A sweeping field, it would be impossible to cover all […]

Communications Business Partner, Global Sales Operations: Autodesk

  Job Title: Communications Business Partner, Global Sales Operations Location: San Rafael or San Francisco Why Autodesk? Are you looking for a career where you can collaborate with both creative and engineering types to build a better world with innovative technology?  If so, meet Autodesk.  Learn more about why Autodesk is continually ranked a top […]

Director of Communications: Center for Climate Protection

The Center for Climate Protection seeks a Director of Communications to deliver upon the communication objectives in the organization’s five-year strategic plan to achieve the branding, public awareness, and development goals. Under the direction of the Executive Director and in coordination with the executive team and the/Communication Committee, the Director of Communications: Develops and maintains […]

Senior Communications Associate (Oakland, CA)

100% FTE Salary commensurate with experience This position, available immediately, is an exciting opportunity to join the staff at PolicyLink. PolicyLink is a national research and action institute that works to advance policies at the federal, state, and local level to achieve economic and social equity by Lifting Up What Works®. Please visit our website […]

President’s Blog: It’s a Wrap

By Julie A. McCrady, SF IABC President June is arguably the peak season for professional development at the global level of IABC. World Conference 2016 is the place for communicators to gather and learn from each other, industry experts and a handful of visionaries from outside of the profession. With six tracks running simultaneously throughout […]

ICR News: May 2016 Meeting Highlights

The Message Crafter: How Writing Coaches Help Experts Express Ideas By Shayna Keyles Though many who will read this recognize Sue Stoney as the co-VP of SF IABC’s Communications team, clients will recognize her as a partner and a coach. At May 18th’s Independent Communicators’ Roundtable, Sue shared her coaching secrets with an eager group. […]

Aligning the Team for Content Strategy

By Shayna Keyles Content strategists should be able to bring any plan to life, according to the Content Strategy Dream Team. The three experienced content strategy experts, introduced below, laid out the steps to success in a dynamic program jointly sponsored by SF IABC and the Content Strategy Meetup, and generously hosted by Weber Shandwick […]

Head of Corporate Marketing & Communications: Metabiota

Location: San Francisco, CA Metabiota is the pioneer in comprehensive risk analytics that improve the world’s resilience to epidemics. Built on a strong foundation of epidemiology and international field science, including a worldwide network of on-the-ground experts, Metabiota delivers actionable, data-driven insights that help countries, governments and corporations manage and mitigate infectious diseases. With a strategic […]