Monday, May 23, 2016

Hello Again

Hi, we're back.  Well, we were actually back yesterday with previously noted opportunities closing this week.  And now we're gone again, until Wednesday; see you then, we hope.

1) National Home Infusion AssociationPublic Affairs Coordinator – strong project management skills particularly desired – experience using iMIS association management system helpful – Metro-convenient Old Town Alexandria location

2-4) The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is actively seeking candidates for:
5-6) ACLU of the Nation’s Capital
7) Alarm.comPublic Relations & Communications Manager

8) American Society of Cataract and Refractive SurgeryManager of Communications

9) American Veterinary Medical AssociationGovernment Relations Communications Liaison/Writer – apply by June 20

10) AstraZenecaFranchise Communications Director

11) BozzutoDirector of Corporate Communications & Marketing

12-14) British Embassy
15) Brookings InstitutionDirector of Development for Strategic Initiatives

16) Child Trends Senior Communications Manager (scroll to find)

17) DC Commission on the Arts and HumanitiesArts Communications Specialist – $78k-$101k – apply by May 25

18) Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Dept. Public Safety Information Officer – $64k-$108k – apply by June 3

19-22) Georgetown University
23) George Washington UniversityDirector of Development, Law School – apply by June 10

24) Global Zero (as in, zero nuclear weapons) – Communications Director

25) Heritage FoundationAdmin Assistant supporting the Davis Institute for National Security & Foreign Policy

26) Honda Motor CompanyAnalyst, Government Relations

27) ICF InternationalHealth Communications Specialist

28) MomsRisingCampaign Director, Workplace Justice

29-30) National Apartment Association – see also main career page
31-38) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
39-42) Pew Charitable Trusts
43-45) Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
46-48) Special Olympics (scroll to find)
49) Treasury Dept. Legislative Analyst – $141k-$249k – apply by June 7

50-51) United Nations Foundation

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Your Sunday Set

Here's a smaller-than-usual run of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.  And speaking of next week, we'll once again be on a Monday-Wednesday-Friday publishing schedule (we hope).

Global Fairness InitiativeProgram Assistant (pdf) – see also main career pageMay 23

National Conference of State LegislaturesPolicy Associate – $45k – May 23

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
Broadcasting Board of GovernorsDirector of Global Communications & Public Affairs – $123k-$170k – May 25 

United Way
Association of Jesuit Colleges & UniversitiesExecutive Assistant to the PresidentMay 27

Jubilee Housing
Lucas Public AffairsSr. Account Executive/Account Supervisor – Sacramento, CA – May 27

Opportunity Finance Network Director, Government RelationsMay 27

British Embassy Projects Coordinator, Global Issues Team – $19/hr – May 29

Tony takes in Georgia (the post-Soviet one, not the midnight-train-to or home to Falcons & Bulldogs one, etc.) with Parts Unknown – tonight at 9:00 pm on CNN

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

And the Wizards select ... you?

Thursday update: Friday is looking like a no-go; we're just swamped.  Maybe we'll catch up this weekend.  Sorry.

A lot of direct-to-us submissions today (all the way up to the Hill opportunities).  See you again Friday.

kglobalAccount Director, Media Research & Assessment – expert knowledge of tier one media outlets & defense publications required, along with proven digital media thought leadership

Collaborative Communications GroupCommunications & Media Project Manager – seeking candidates with at least 3 years of communications/PR experience, including planning, writing, editing and production of newsletters, press announcements, social media posts, op-eds & the like

Fresh opportunities from the Climate Reality Project:
Banner Public Affairs checks in with PR Counselor, Junior Level and PR Counselor, Mid-level (scroll to find) opportunities – media relations skills required & agency background preferred for both posts

Energetically named communications cabal Crosscut Strategies has passed along this Strategic Communications Manager (scroll to find) opportunity for candidates with 4-6 years of strategic communications or campaign experience Vice President/Director and Associate [edit: we're told they're all set for the Associate opportunity] also noted.

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions to international development challenges in 70 countries and the U.S. – your potential spot in this undertaking would be as Editorial Manager.

90-years-young pluralistic Jewish teen movement BBYO seeks Marketing Communications Manager with background in creative content development and experience leading email, direct mail & especially social media communication strategies across multiple platforms

BAE SystemsCreative Communications Specialist/Public Affairs (scroll to find) – social media & digital content focus

Association of Jesuit Colleges & UniversitiesExecutive Assistant to the President – admin/scheduling Administrative experience in higher education, association, or government preferred – apply by May 27

Georgetown University Center for Children & FamiliesExecutive Policy Assistant – one to two years of work experience in an office setting desired.

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association is looking to hire a Communications & PR Intern (pdf) to work with its communications team during the Summer term – strong writing, social media & research skills desired.

Capitol Hill
  • Senior DemocratStaff Assistant
  • California DemocratIntern – paid position, running through July 2016
Air Line Pilots Association, International Director of Communications – seeking candidates with min. 10 years of experience in a senior communications management role, in-house or with an agency.

American Near East Refugee Aid
General Services AdministrationCongressional Relations Officer supporting the GSA OIG – $108k-$160k – apply by May 19

Volkswagen Group of AmericaMedia Relations Specialist – your 3-5 years of experience should include work in events & vehicle logistics –Herndon location 

University of VirginiaCommunications Manager supporting UVAFinance – $80k-$110k – Charlottesville, Va.

…. and finally: the Washington Wizards have no first round draft pick this year, so maybe you’ll be top new acquisition for the 2016-17 season as Director, Media Relations – and yes, we’d love some choice seats to a game next year, thanks!

Monday, May 16, 2016

Start Your Monday With Some Good Advice

Tuesday update: no new post today.  We'll be on an M-W-F publishing shcedule this week and next week; see you again Wednesday.

Welcome to your job-seek week.  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Ceres is in search mode for a Senior Associate, Digital Communications with excellent writing skills and 3-4 years’ experience using email marketing programs to facilitate online campaigns – facility with using HTML, InDesign and/or other digital design applications also desired.

The National Association of Biomedical Research has just sent along this Summer Intern opportunity supporting PR & outreach, government affairs & communications functions – downtown location

Lucas Public Affairs seeks a Sr. Account Executive/Account Supervisor and proven leader to support the firm’s strategic, results-oriented approach with clients and its continued growth and success – Sacramento, CA – apply by May 27 (5:00pm PST, to be exact)

Life is short...work somewhere awesome!  We can’t argue with that concise counsel from Rockville-based medical software provider DrFirst; we hope your experience as Corporate Marketing Communications Manager/Director fulfills that fine ideal; Marketing Communications Manager post also noted.

Spitfire Strategies – see also main career page
The Newspaper Association of America is seeking an experienced and digitally-savvy Manager, Trends & Insights to write, edit and produce multimedia content for the association's communication platforms – 3+ years of experience required.

Alice Ferguson FoundationGrant Writer – $50k range – at least 3 years of grant writing experience is required

The American Apparel & Footwear Association has Communications/Public Affairs Intern and Public Policy Intern posts available for the Fall 2016 term – apply by June 30

American Society of Hematology (scoll to find)
Entertainment Software AssociationExecutive Assistant, Government Affairs (pdf) – minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in similar capacity required

U.S. Agency for International Development Director, Office of Legislative Affairs – $128k-$160k – apply by May 19

The Washington Office on Latin America, a research & advocacy group working to advance human rights in the Americas, seeks Executive Director (pdf) with a demonstrated commitment to human rights and social justice in the region – Spanish language skills required; Portuguese a plus – apply by July 1

The LIBRE Initiative (scroll to find) – searches managed by Freedom Partners Shared Services:
Minneapolis, MN-based opportunities with Wellstone, self-assessed as the progressive movement’s premier center for public and political leadership development, seeks Principal, Public & Political LeadershipPrincipal, Movement BuildingPrincipal, Movement Technology (all three noted in each PDF link) – see also main career page

The Washington Center Assistant, State Relations – part-time, temporary post – late May through August 2016 – $16/hr

Prevent Cancer Foundation
Population Services International seeks Communications Consultant to help support ACTwatch, a multi-country research project designed to fill evidence gaps on malaria diagnostics, antimalarial medicines and fever case management in the private and public sectors.

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy is looking for a Freelance Copy Editor with at least 15 years of experience editing long, fairly technical research reports – apply by May 31

U.S. Military AcademyAthletic Communications Assistant – work schedule described as intermittent – $10/hr – West Point, NY – apply by May 18

Northern Virginia Chamber of CommerceEvent Manager (scroll to find) – 1-3 years of experience with event planning and management desired

Sunday, May 15, 2016

I was a dog on a short chain, and now there's no chain.

Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Federal Railroad AdministrationWriter/Editor – $64k-$119k – May 16  

Institute for Public Health InnovationProgram & Communications Associate – $48k-$53k – May 16 

Neighborhood Legal Services ProgramDevelopment & Communications Associate – $38k-$50k – May 16

U.S. International Trade CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist Student Trainee – $53k-$110k – May 16 

University of Maryland Senior Associate Director, Gift Acceptance – $73k-$92k – May 16 

League of Conservation Voters – Spanish languages skills required
World Resources Institute
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
Dept. of Health & Human Services Legislative Analyst – $64k-$100k – May 18

National Community Reinvestment Coalition Senior Policy AdvocateMay 18 

British Embassy
Arlington CountyDirector, Office of Communications & Public Engagement – salary could range up to $175 – May 19

ACLU of VirginiaFund & Development Assistant – Richmond, Va. – May 20 

Americans for the Artsdeadlines noted here
University of VirginiaAdvancement Communications Office Coordinator – $30k-$45k Charlottesville, Va. May 20

We'll just get to the point: Tony's in Montana with Parts Unknown – tonight at 9:00 pm on CNN

Friday, May 13, 2016

Friday, the One-Three

Happy Friday to both triskaidekaphobics and meh, just another day-types everywhere.  But still, let's be careful out there.

We've got several excellent direct-to-us leads, followed by the usual Thursday/Friday suspects.

Full-service communications agency Bluetext is looking for an experienced Public Relations Manager (scroll to find) – ideal candidate will have 5+ years’ experience as a media relations/PR professional, is jazzed by landing great placements for their clients, has worked with technology companies, and is a solid writer; agency experience a plus. 

No Kid Hungry seeks Manager, Federal Advocacy/Media & Public Affairs – 4+ years of communications/PR or related experience required; we're told that campaign or Hill background would be particularly valued.

League of Conservation Voters – Spanish languages skills required for the Chispa-related opportunities
Our friends at the Clyde Group are actively seeking candidates for Senior Associate (scroll to find, select SA) role – minimum 2-3 years of public relations or communications experience required; agency background with education, healthcare, financial services or technology focus preferred – the Associate post there is also actively available.

Waxman Strategies
, a progressive-minded public affairs firm helmed by – yes, you guessed it: former Congressman Henry Waxman – seeks Communications Account Exec with at least 3 years of experience in communications & client services; social media campaign experience a plus.

Here’s a fresh entry-level Associate opportunity with CLS Strategies – prior internship/work experience in PR, public affairs or politics is preferred, though not required.

Public affairs & communications management firm Kivvit seeks Public Relations Associate with 2-5 years of relevant experience in advocacy, government, business, marketing, journalism, public relations and/or public affairs – Graphic Design Trainee post also appears available in the DC office – New York & Chicago-based opportunities also noted

Broadcasting Board of GovernorsDirector of Global Communications & Public Affairs – $123k-$170k – apply by May 25 

American University
British Embassy
Brookings InstitutionSenior Fellow, Center for East Asia Policy Studies – ideal candidate will have direct experience with Indonesia or Myanmar, coupled with a research focus on policy issues relevant ASEAN countries – apply by May 31

Georgetown University
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
Pew Charitable TrustOfficer, Restore America’s Parks – seeking candidates with at least 8 years of experience in federal legislative arena or policymaking process, with focus on appropriations preferred.

Best wishes for a chill & cheerful weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Well, we're very busy these days ....

Thursday update: we remain slammed on several fronts, so we won't be posting today – see you Friday.

... and, of course, crestfallen about the Caps' season coming to close, but we'll manage to get by on both fronts.  Thanks for asking, and enjoy the jobs.

The National Home Infusion Association is in search mode for a Public Affairs Coordinator & Executive Assistant (scroll to find) with at least 2 years of staff support experience – we’re told that a mid-$40k salary range is envisioned for the post – Old Town Alexandria Metro-convenient location

A mystery full service media production firm remains in search more for a Video Editor/Producer & Motion Graphics Designer with a minimum 4-6 years of producer/editor experience & full proficiency in non-linear editing platforms (Premiere, Avid, FCP) – search managed by our friends at Brainstorm Creative Resources

Bethesda or Baltimore: those are your where-your-desk-sits options for Communications Associate with the Hatcher Group, who is looking to fill posts in both locations – outstanding writing, editing, media & social media skills sought for these entry-level posts.

kglobal is actively seeking a Senior Strategist to lead the media research, assessment, and evaluation team for a high profile federal client – approx. 10 years of related experience & expert knowledge of tier one media outlets & defense publications desired.

National Multifamily Housing CouncilCommunications Intern – paid position – experience with Adobe Creative Suite and knowledge of content management systems & social media applications valued – apply by May 23

Capitol Hill
This Corporate Communications Senior Specialist/Manager post appears to be new with K-12 since our mid-April check-in –  4 to 10 years of experience of related experience required; knowledge of the education industry a plus.

The Council for Responsible Nutrition, advocate for the dietary supplement & ingredient supply sector, seeks entry-level Communications Assistant.

Burson Marsteller
Accion InternationalCommunications Specialist – your 3+ years of relevant experience should demonstrate your ability to support media relations activities and your understanding of current digitally-focused media landscape.

Jubilee Housing owns and manages almost 300 units of affordable rental units & provides a range of supportive services to residents including after school youth services as well as adult employment & education services – Corporate Development Officer and Development Manager posts available – May 27 application deadline for both

Check out these opportunities with kid-appropriate entertainment advocate Common Sense Media –or just enjoy their exhaustive catalogue of movie reviews:
ACLU of VirginiaFund & Development Assistant – experience with fund development programs & donor-centered fundraising desired – Richmond, Va. – apply by May 20 

Dept. of Health & Human Services
World Resources Institute
Homeownership Preservation FoundationVice President of Development & External Affairs – seeking candidates with 7-10 years of experience managing fundraising programs including cultivation and stewardship of funders, research & grant writing – DC or Minneapolis, MN – apply by June 15

Monday, May 9, 2016

And here's today's jobs. Enjoy.

Tuesday update – no new post today – see you again Wednesday.

Welcome back to your job-seek week.  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing though the next seven days, or just listen to a lovely Onion/AV Club-curated set of Cheap Trick gems.

Children’s National Health SystemSenior Media Relations Specialist – at least 5 years of related experience required – hospital/healthcare background helpful

Brusnwick InsightIntern opportunity available for the Fall 2016 term – strong project management & research-related skills desired; working knowledge of statistics, SPSS or SAS a plus; foreign language skills also valued.

The Corporation for Enterprise Development, a group the works to help empower low- and moderate-income households to build and preserve assets, seeks Policy Manager, State & Local Policy and Major Gifts Officer (scroll to find for both)

Fresh finds from Ketchum since just last week:
George Washington UniversitySenior Office Assistant, Political Science Dept. – part-time – apply by May 10

National Cattlemen’s Beef AssociationDirector, Issues Monitoring & Response – seeking candidates with strong analytical skills, experience utilizing traditional and social media monitoring software; strong communication skills & research-driven mindset.

New since just last week with AARP (scroll to find, or use job # noted in keyword search)
MedimmuneDirector of External Communications & Community Affairs (search corporate communications & public relations category or req ID 10463) – min. 10+ years of external communications experience in corporate or PR agency environment; pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical industry background preferred. 

Alliance for a Healthy Generation – can also just hit the search/magnifying glass icon found here to bring up these New York-based posts:
Check out the Society for Neuroscience’s Development Assistant opportunity, or just enjoy this Journal of Neuroscience cover image showing dentate granule cells in the hippocampus of an adult mouse that lacks TRIM9 ubiquitin ligase.

New with the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts since our early-March check-in:
We won’t make you wait until Friday to see these recently added opportunities with the Pew Charitable Trusts:
Town of ViennaCommunications Specialist – $48k-$78k – at least one year of experience working in public relations, journalism, communications, videography, or marketing required.

Center for the Law & Social Policy
Mercy CorpsInterns – multiple specialties noted

American Society for NephrologyGovernment Affairs Specialist – ideal candidate will have experience with legislative & regulatory policymaking processes as well as two to five years of Capitol Hill experience, preferably healthcare-related. 

Society for Science & the Public
Woodrow Wilson Institute – multiple Internships listed – July 15 deadline for Fall 2016 noted on some 

Inter-American Dialogue – strong Spanish language skills required for all of these:
United Community MinistriesDirector of Development & Communications (scroll to find) – extensive development & major gifts experience required, including work in a supervisory capacity.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

It's Sunday, soooooo ....

... you get previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Catholic UniversityWeb Content Specialist (pdf) – see also main career pageMay 9

DC Office on AgingPublic Information Officer – $96k-$136k – May 9

United Nations FoundationGrant Writer supporting the Global Alliance for Clean CookstovesMay 9

World BankCommunications Officer supporting the Consultative Group to Assist the PoorMay 9

U.S. Navy Fleet & Family Readiness Team Electronic Media Specialist – $16-$18/hr – Little Creek Amphibious Base, Virginia Beach, Va. – May 10 

 George Mason University
British EmbassyHead of Trade & Investment – $92k – May 11

FEMAPublic Affairs Specialist – $53k-$84k – May 11; subject to early closure on day that 200 application threshold is reached

Nature Conservancy
(scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
House of Representatives, Office of the ClerkPublic Information Specialist – to $55k – May 12 

Arlington County Economic Development Digital Strategist – $51k-$99k – May 13 

Population Action InternationalManager of Major GivingMay 13

Rape, Abuse & Incest National NetworkPolicy AssociateMay 13

Society for Personality and Social Psychology – Digital Content Manager – $45k-$50k – May 13

National Bureau of Asian ResearchAssistant Director, Government and Media RelationsMay 15

Get drunk and sing and dance, the locals advise Tony on the Greek isle of Naxos.  Parts Unknown – 9 pm (ET) tonight on CNN.

Friday, May 6, 2016

OK, Finally Back

We wrap the week with some direct-to-us submissions & Thursday/Friday usual suspects.  Happy hunting.

Epic Public RelationsSenior Account Exec (scroll to find) – min. 5-8 years of PR experience, with at least one year at a PR/marketing agency desired; media pitching experience is important – Old Town Alexandria location – search managed by Purposeful Hire

USAC administers the $10 billion Universal Service Fund, which the FCC created to address serious gaps in needed broadband and telephone coverage – their next Director of Stakeholder Engagement will be responsible for digital marketing, training, direct relationship building with key stakeholders, content development, and print/collateral materials – search managed by LeaderFit.

Global TiesProgram Manager, Communications – at least 5 years’ experience in marketing, communications, business, international relations or related degree preferred, with a strong focus on project management, web, analytics media or social media.

The White House Writers Group is looking to fill an entry level or a 1-2 years-experienced Staff Position (scroll to find) – responsibilities primarily include fact checking, research, list building, event planning, copy editing, social media & admin support. 

U.S. International Trade CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist Student Trainee – $53k-$110k – apply by May 16 

U.S. Navy Fleet & Family Readiness TeamElectronic Media Specialist – $16-$18/hr – Little Creek Amphibious Base, Virginia Beach, Va. - apply by May 10

Brookings Institution

Georgetown University
Heritage Foundation
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
Pew Charitable Trusts
Pew Research CenterResearch Assistant, Religious Restrictions – seeking candidates with substantive interest in the cross-national study of government restrictions on religion and/or religious hostilities and violence in societies.

New opportunities via Talent Market:
… and, finally – opportunities to rep our friends at the British Embassy in Caribbean climes:
 Best wishes for a happy, healthy & harmonious weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.