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Marla White Hello everyone! I'm an experienced television producer who is also a writing coach. I specialize in TV and feature writing but have also helped a novelist achieve her dream of getting published. I'd love any referrals for new clients!
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    Sandy Rojas Hello All!! I am happy to be part of IAW. I am a former educator not a paid writer but do enjoy putting thoughts and anecdotes on paper as a meditation tool. I am interested in maybe turning this into a profitable blog with anecdotes for women...would love to hear from someone with blog knowledge or any advice...Thank you.
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    Dr. Allegra Alexandra Powell, MD Hello All, I am looking for a graphics designer and editor for my ebooks and I'm not sure how to go about finding someone. Maybe someone in this group has a referral?
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    Susana Cabrera Hello everyone! I am so greatful to be here as a new member. I am a publishing designer and would love to help women writers to spread their words with a notable cover and interior design. All writers should take seriously the need to market their books professionally, and design is essencial in a very competitive era of book selling. Please have a look on my website and don't hesitate to ask for any advise. / See you soon!
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    Jennifer Wyatt Hello. God bless everyone in this group and IAW members. I'm new to the writing scene. I have started my own blog and freelance digital marketing website. I'm very interested in enhancing my writing skills. And I'm excited to be a part of IAW. It's very uplifting to see so many women promoting other women in such a positive light.
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    Anne Upshaw Good morning ladies, I am beginning to promote my new book "COLA GIRL", by Elsie Clay. This book makes for a great read for those who like a well written true story. Free Shipping you can find this at: annieslink.com
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    Supervisor, Business Sales
    GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for working with Commercial Sales Manager to manage the sales channels to meet sales goals and revenue for the region. This position's duties will include working with designated sales channels in the commercial division on service and sales for products that include voice, video and data to small and medium-sized businesses and bulk-priced residential services to multi-dwelling units, condos, institutions, and the hospitality industry. The main responsibility will be to coach, train and assist commercial account executives and the commercial sales manager in meeting their individual and region revenue goals. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: * Interview, hire and train Regional Account Executives as needed to attain budgeted sales activity. * Ensures that the region achieves sales goals by working with the Account Executives and other sales channels in the region. * Monitors sales activity through sales force statistical analysis and field visits to proactively make recommendations to ensure goals are met or exceeded. * Facilitates the development of effective training programs for account executives to meet objectives. * Ensures the field commercial representatives have the proper collateral material and tools to effectively reach their sales goals. * Maintains and publishes the appropriate reporting to manage the business, meet objectives and maximize efficiency. * Ensures regional sales staff members maintain business relationships by adhering to face to face contact goals set by Commercial management team. * Tracks competitor offerings for each market served and ensures the information is accurate and up-to-date. * Maintains accurate contract database for all Mediacom commercial service in region. * Performs other duties as assigned or required. PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: * Bachelor's degree in sales/marketing, communications or related field. * Two or more years experience in Telecommunications business-to-business Sales or Sales management. * Some supervisory experience preferred but not required. * Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. * Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and other office programs. * Ability to work in an ever-changing, fast-paced work environment.* Ability to travel throughout the markets a minimum of 50% of the time. * Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record.Email Mediacom Recruiter Directly at: bbaedke@mediacomcc.com orContact Email: fred.barnard@mediacomcc.comPDN-90b4a5b7-f785-470f-93bf-4777fa85186f
    Supervisor, Business Sales
    GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for working with Commercial Sales Manager to manage the sales channels to meet sales goals and revenue for the region. This position's duties will include working with designated sales channels in the commercial division on service and sales for products that include voice, video and data to small and medium-sized businesses and bulk-priced residential services to multi-dwelling units, condos, institutions, and the hospitality industry. The main responsibility will be to coach, train and assist commercial account executives and the commercial sales manager in meeting their individual and region revenue goals. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: * Interview, hire and train Regional Account Executives as needed to attain budgeted sales activity. * Ensures that the region achieves sales goals by working with the Account Executives and other sales channels in the region. * Monitors sales activity through sales force statistical analysis and field visits to proactively make recommendations to ensure goals are met or exceeded. * Facilitates the development of effective training programs for account executives to meet objectives. * Ensures the field commercial representatives have the proper collateral material and tools to effectively reach their sales goals. * Maintains and publishes the appropriate reporting to manage the business, meet objectives and maximize efficiency. * Ensures regional sales staff members maintain business relationships by adhering to face to face contact goals set by Commercial management team. * Tracks competitor offerings for each market served and ensures the information is accurate and up-to-date. * Maintains accurate contract database for all Mediacom commercial service in region. * Performs other duties as assigned or required. PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: * Bachelor's degree in sales/marketing, communications or related field. * Two or more years experience in Telecommunications business-to-business Sales or Sales management. * Some supervisory experience preferred but not required. * Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. * Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and other office programs. * Ability to work in an ever-changing, fast-paced work environment.* Ability to travel throughout the markets a minimum of 50% of the time. * Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record.Email Mediacom Recruiter Directly at: bbaedke@mediacomcc.com orContact Email: fred.barnard@mediacomcc.comPDN-90b4a5b7-f785-470f-93bf-4777fa85186f
    Production Assistant
    Job Summary:Under general supervision, responsible for airing productions as scheduled and assisting with production.Essential Responsibilities:Monitor and insert programming to assure productions are aired according to schedulePerform video editing functionsAssist in productions (setting up and operating equipment)Perform other duties as required or assignedEssential Qualifications:Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:High School Diploma or equivalentKnowledge of master control television production equipmentGood interpersonal skillsExperiencein editing with Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects)Proven creative skills, excellent attention to detail and good organizational skillsFlexible to work hours needed according to projectsGood working knowledge of production equipmentPhysical ability to lift heavy objectsMust have and maintain a valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving recordWorking Environment:Independent environmentA self-starter that requires little if no supervisionExperience, Education and Certifications:Educational Level:High School Diploma or equivalentEOE: m/f/v/dContact email: ddickinson@mediacomcc.comKEYWORDS:Adobe Creative Suite, Editing, Film ProductionPDN-910f2d19-4926-4935-9fae-30a2c2d71eae
    Production Assistant
    Job Summary:Under general supervision, responsible for airing productions as scheduled and assisting with production.Essential Responsibilities:Monitor and insert programming to assure productions are aired according to schedulePerform video editing functionsAssist in productions (setting up and operating equipment)Perform other duties as required or assignedEssential Qualifications:Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:High School Diploma or equivalentKnowledge of master control television production equipmentGood interpersonal skillsExperiencein editing with Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects)Proven creative skills, excellent attention to detail and good organizational skillsFlexible to work hours needed according to projectsGood working knowledge of production equipmentPhysical ability to lift heavy objectsMust have and maintain a valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving recordWorking Environment:Independent environmentA self-starter that requires little if no supervisionExperience, Education and Certifications:Educational Level:High School Diploma or equivalentEOE: m/f/v/dContact email: ddickinson@mediacomcc.comKEYWORDS:Adobe Creative Suite, Editing, Film ProductionPDN-910f2d19-4926-4935-9fae-30a2c2d71eae
    Life Underwriter
    A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of www.NewYorkLife.com. Position Summary Reporting to a Managing Underwriter, the Senior Associate Underwriter is responsible for evaluating life insurance applications and determining whether applications should be approved, declined or if additional information is required.  Senior Associate Underwriters are authorized to issue or decline all cases with 2-Year Total Amount at Risk of $2,500,000 or less.  Senior Associate Underwriters are primarily responsible for reviewing cases with an Attending Physician Statement and are responsible for managing relationships with Agents and service personnel at their designated General Office. Senior Associate Underwriters predominantly rely on Underwriting Guidelines to evaluate an applicants risk classification; however, due to the complexity associated with multiple conditions or the diversity of conditions identified within an Attending Physician Statement, Associate Underwriters are frequently required to make assessments of applicant risk absent specific direction from the Underwriting Guidelines.  Whether synthesizing the mortality risk of medical labs and family history or discounting the mortality risks of highly correlated factors such as motor vehicle reports and avocations, Underwriting Senior Associates are expected to evaluate an applicant's overall risk profile, not simply summing the total from individual risk factors.  Medical Directors and Managing Underwriters are available for consult as necessary; but Senior Associate Underwriters are expected to make a decision recommendation, not open-ended requests for insight.  As the majority of applications reviewed by this role include Attending Physician Statements, a Senior Associate Underwriter must have a working knowledge of medical terminology and awareness of how various medical impairments interact and effect individual mortality risk.   Senior Associate Underwriters also work closely with General Office personnel and may, at times, speak directly with agents.  Consequently, Senior Associate Underwriters must have strong communication and customer service skills. Responsibilities Accurately and efficiently classify the mortality risk for proposed insureds as above average (Preferred/Select Preferred), average (Standard), or below average (varying Substandard risks and Decline) based on both medical and nonmedical information on cases with 2-Year TAAR (Total Amount At Risk-Dollar amount requiring underwriting) of $2 million or less generally including an Attending Physician Statement. The increased amount of risk to the company and the complexity associated with the potential financial requirements needed as well as the increased medical knowledge and understanding needed to accurately assess an Attending Physician Statement require a broader knowledge base and experience level from the underwriter.Maintain a strong working knowledge of our administrative systems, product rules, Underwriting Guidelines and medical factors impacting mortality.Participate in on-going medical, financial, softskill, and leadership training.Communicate by phone directly with agents and general office personnel as well as provide written updates regarding application status, additional requirements needed, input errors and required corrections, Reinsurance offer details and requirements, reconsideration questions, appeal requests, and the final underwriting decision and associated reason(s).Participate on projects where the Senior Associate Underwriter's experience in underwriting, customer relations, and interdepartmental knowledge would benefit such as training initiatives, work-flow and systems improvements, Best Practices meetings, etc.Accurately classify the mortality risk on non-contractual attained age term conversions, contract changes, and reinstatements with a TAAR (Total Amount At Risk-Dollar amount requiring underwriting) up to and including $2,500,000.Handle referrals from Associate Underwriter's for substandard and decline cases. Experience Bachelor’s degree3+ years  Life Underwriting experience requiredStrong verbal and written communicationStrong customer service skills#LI-JP1EOE M/F/D/VIf you have difficulty using or interacting with any portions of this Web site due to incompatibility with an Assistive Technology, if you need the information in an alternative format, or if you have suggestions on how we can make this site more accessible, please contact us at: (212) 576-5811.PDN-NYL82559-en_US
    Life Underwriter
    A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of www.NewYorkLife.com. Position Summary Reporting to a Managing Underwriter, the Senior Associate Underwriter is responsible for evaluating life insurance applications and determining whether applications should be approved, declined or if additional information is required.  Senior Associate Underwriters are authorized to issue or decline all cases with 2-Year Total Amount at Risk of $2,500,000 or less.  Senior Associate Underwriters are primarily responsible for reviewing cases with an Attending Physician Statement and are responsible for managing relationships with Agents and service personnel at their designated General Office. Senior Associate Underwriters predominantly rely on Underwriting Guidelines to evaluate an applicants risk classification; however, due to the complexity associated with multiple conditions or the diversity of conditions identified within an Attending Physician Statement, Associate Underwriters are frequently required to make assessments of applicant risk absent specific direction from the Underwriting Guidelines.  Whether synthesizing the mortality risk of medical labs and family history or discounting the mortality risks of highly correlated factors such as motor vehicle reports and avocations, Underwriting Senior Associates are expected to evaluate an applicant's overall risk profile, not simply summing the total from individual risk factors.  Medical Directors and Managing Underwriters are available for consult as necessary; but Senior Associate Underwriters are expected to make a decision recommendation, not open-ended requests for insight.  As the majority of applications reviewed by this role include Attending Physician Statements, a Senior Associate Underwriter must have a working knowledge of medical terminology and awareness of how various medical impairments interact and effect individual mortality risk.   Senior Associate Underwriters also work closely with General Office personnel and may, at times, speak directly with agents.  Consequently, Senior Associate Underwriters must have strong communication and customer service skills. Responsibilities Accurately and efficiently classify the mortality risk for proposed insureds as above average (Preferred/Select Preferred), average (Standard), or below average (varying Substandard risks and Decline) based on both medical and nonmedical information on cases with 2-Year TAAR (Total Amount At Risk-Dollar amount requiring underwriting) of $2 million or less generally including an Attending Physician Statement. The increased amount of risk to the company and the complexity associated with the potential financial requirements needed as well as the increased medical knowledge and understanding needed to accurately assess an Attending Physician Statement require a broader knowledge base and experience level from the underwriter.Maintain a strong working knowledge of our administrative systems, product rules, Underwriting Guidelines and medical factors impacting mortality.Participate in on-going medical, financial, softskill, and leadership training.Communicate by phone directly with agents and general office personnel as well as provide written updates regarding application status, additional requirements needed, input errors and required corrections, Reinsurance offer details and requirements, reconsideration questions, appeal requests, and the final underwriting decision and associated reason(s).Participate on projects where the Senior Associate Underwriter's experience in underwriting, customer relations, and interdepartmental knowledge would benefit such as training initiatives, work-flow and systems improvements, Best Practices meetings, etc.Accurately classify the mortality risk on non-contractual attained age term conversions, contract changes, and reinstatements with a TAAR (Total Amount At Risk-Dollar amount requiring underwriting) up to and including $2,500,000.Handle referrals from Associate Underwriter's for substandard and decline cases. Experience Bachelor’s degree3+ years  Life Underwriting experience requiredStrong verbal and written communicationStrong customer service skills#LI-JP1EOE M/F/D/VIf you have difficulty using or interacting with any portions of this Web site due to incompatibility with an Assistive Technology, if you need the information in an alternative format, or if you have suggestions on how we can make this site more accessible, please contact us at: (212) 576-5811.PDN-NYL82559-en_US
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