Sunday, June 16, 2019


Here's your Sunday sampler of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

U.S. ArmySocial Media Specialist – $83k-$108k – June 17

University of Maryland
Nature Conservancy
British Embassy
Food & Drug AdministrationAssistant Commissioner for Media Affairs – $127k-$192k – June 18 

National Museum of Women in the ArtsCommunications & Marketing Manager (pdf) – $55k-$60k – June 18

U.S. ArmyPublic Affairs Specialist, Arlington National Cemetery – $57k-$90k – June 19

U.S. Coast Guard Public Affairs Specialist – $96k-$126k – June 20

Patent & Trademark OfficeWriter/Editor – $83k-$128k – June 20

George Mason University
Alliance for Health Policy Communications AssociateJune 21 

Center for Auto SafetyCommunications Manager (pdf) – June 21

Save America PAC
DC Dept. of TransportationPolicy Analyst supporting Vision Zero – $85k-$109k – June 22

Minority Business Development Agency Public Affairs Specialist/Webmaster – $83k-$108k – June 23

Friday, June 14, 2019

Fr!day at Last!

Hello Friday job-surveyors!  We're having a little more fun than usual today – hope you are, too.

The Center for Auto Safety has shared this Communications Manager (pdf) opportunity suited for candidates who are comfortable working with the media & possess some measure of social media, graphic & web design skills – apply by June 21

Garfinkel & Associates seeks to expand their stable of A-grade copy crafters, as evidenced by this modest Writer/Project Manager/Hero casting call they’ve passed along.

Economic opportunity catalyst Making Cents International is seeking a Communications Manager with 5+ years’ experience that includes extensive writing & editing work; background supporting USAID, foundation, or other donor-focused communications efforts preferred – see also main career page.

Minority Business Development Agency
Here’s a fresh Public Affairs Officer post with Whitney, Bradley & Brown supporting the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Joint Program Office in Crystal City – 5-7 years of relevant experience in DoD or corporate communications, public affairs, and/or strategic communications desired.

We think Principal Corporate Social Media Strategist sounds like a pretty great title; perhaps you can convince Northrop Grumman to let you be the person holding it – we'll even help by suggesting you follow NGC on Instagram

Center for American Progress
ZERO/The End of Prostate Cancer seeks Director of Communications with 5+ experience years managing communications at a national nonprofit.

Conservation International
Pew Charitable TrustsCoordinator/Editorial Assistant supporting Stateline – at least one year’s worth of relevant experience in areas such as journalism, data collection &analysis, or graphics desired.

American University
British Embassy –  Press, Public Affairs & Projects Officer – $60k –public diplomacy, communications, advocacy or policy-related experience required – Chicago, IL – apply by July 3

Atlantic Media
… and finally: don’t fumble away your chance to spend next season as a Public Relations Game Day Staff Intern with your Washington Redskins

… and finally, part 2: Pittsburgh’s Phipps Conservatory seeks a Marketing Assistant with top-notch communications & social media skills.

… and finally, part 3: Do you love climbing trees? The Montgomery Parks Department would the send you skyward as a Tree Climber for cutting, culling & inspection duties – $36k-$63k – apply by July 11

…. and finally, part 4: If you’ve always wanted a position writing high-engagement copy that fits with our quirky spiritually-infused witchy, new-agey style, then this Marketing Copywriter role with Georgetown-based Author Incubator would appear to be your escape from the ordinary – secret code required.

Best wishes for a super-great weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.  We suggest a stop at Rustico Ballston's crawfish boil on Saturday to assure maximum fun!

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Getting Back Up to Speed

Sorry for yesterday's pause; we're a work-in-progress today [edit: all finished for today].  Congrats to the Blues, too!

1) The American Society of Civil Engineers is seeking a Manager, Media Relations with d 2-4 years of experience in media relations & strategic communications – association or infrastructure-related industry background a plus – apply by Aug. 10

2-3) Our friends at the DC Dept. of Transportation have passed these fresh opportunities along:
4) The National Museum of Women in the Arts is actively recruiting for this Communications & Marketing Manager (pdf) post suited for candidates with 5+ years of relevant experience on a museum or cultural/arts setting – $55k-$60k – apply by June 18

5) American Financial Services AssociationFederal Government Affairs & Compliance Coordinator

6) Amgen Corporate Affairs Senior Manager, US Policy Communications

7) Brookings InstitutionDigital Media & Events Coordinator

8) Chik-Fil-AInternational Public Affairs Professional – Atlanta, GA

9) Equal Justice Under LawDirector of Development & Communications

10) Food Marketing InstituteManager, Government Affairs

11) IBM Technology Policy Executive

12-13) ICF International
14) Institute for Governance & Sustainable DevelopmentSocial Media Coordinator

15) Mystery defense contractorContent Marketing Strategist – search managed by Profiles

16) Mystery employerWeb Content Manager – part-time; 10 hrs/wk – search managed by the Creative Group

17) National Rural Electric Cooperative AssociationCommunications Manager

18) SAPIntegrated Communications Associate – note: this listing appears to have been removed

19) U.S. ArmyPublic Affairs Specialist, Arlington National Cemetery – $57k-$90k – apply by June 19

20) VizientGovernment Relations Staff Assistant

21-22) Arena Stage
23) CallisonRKTLSocial Media Strategist

24-27) Georgetown University
28) Hamilton Place Strategies Executive Assistant – New York

29) Human Rights CampaignJunior Designer

30) World Resources InstituteHead of Communications supporting the NDC Partnership

31) Air Force Sergeants AssociationLegislative Assistant & Coordinator – to $45k

32) Foundation for Research on Equal OpportunityHealth Care Research Fellow – search managed by Talent Market

33) Genentech Alliance & Advocacy Relations Project Manager

34-36) Immigration Hub – see also main career page
37) Library of CongressCommunications Specialist – $117k-$152k – apply by June 26

38) National Latina Institute for Reproductive HealthPublic Affairs & Communications Associate/Senior Public Affairs & Communications Associate

39-41) Nature Conservancy
42) Peace Direct USACommunications & Marketing Associate (scroll to find) – $37k – apply by July 17

43-44) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
45) Wal-Mart Temporary Associate, Global Public Policy Government Affairs

more to come OK, we're done –

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Have at 'Em

Wednesday update – no new post today; see you again on Thursday.

No specialized or focused post on this pleasant Tuesday, just another general selection of jobs & internships.

McCabe Message Partners
has passed along this Account Manager position suited for candidates with 2-7 years of communications experience, strong writing & presentation skills, and knowledge of health-related issues.

Council on FoundationsVice President of Government Affairs & Strategic Communications – strategic thinker, team builder and collaborative leader sought – search managed by Koya Leadership Partners

CambiaDirector, Federal Policy – 10-15 years of experience in public policy, political affairs, regulatory affairs, or public relations required, along with a deep understanding of the regulatory process & experience in health care, esp. as related to health insurance & health IT.

The Glen Echo Group is recruiting for an Intern/Fellow for the Fall 2019 term with strong organizational & writing skills as well as capability in research & analysis.

Stand Together (scroll down to see description/text)
Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Legislative Analyst – 3-5 years of experience working with federal or state legislative processes or in the operations of federal and state governments required, along with a background in healthcare policy.

Food CorpsSoutheast Director of Philanthropy – 5+ years’ professional experience in establishing partnerships with diverse funders & generating new funding streams desired.

American Public Works AssociationGovernment Affairs Associate – 3+ years experience related to support of professional staff required; policy/association background preferred

Social & Digital Coordinator – contractor status – one+ years of marketing and/or communications experience required.

Mystery Silver Spring employer
Marketing/Communications Manager – 5+ years of marketing/branding experience desired – search managed the Creative Group

University of Maryland
Association of American Medical CollegesManager, IT Internal Communications – seeking candidates with 6+ years’ experience in the communications field & ability to create visually appealing presentations that convey complex concepts to non-technical audiences. 
Mortgage Bankers AssociationPublic Affairs Specialist – 1-3 years’ experience in either public relations or public affairs desired.

Patent & Trademark OfficeWriter/Editor – $83k-$128k – apply by June 20

VOX GlobalPublic Affairs Intern, Fall 2019 – excellent research & analytical skills required; skills in social media a plus & data/analytics a plus

Monday, June 10, 2019

Start the Week w/ Something New on the Campaign Finance & Political Reform Beat

Before you dive into the jobs, please check out The Fulcrum, a new online publication describing their niche as focusing exclusively on efforts to reverse the dysfunctions plaguing American democracy. Looks like a nice resource for people who are particularly interested in campaign finance and voting rights issues & news.

And, of course, don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Financial payment & data exchange standard-setter Nacha seeks Senior Director, Communications with a proven track record in managing successful, multifaceted communications campaigns.

Access Now, an international organization dedicated to defending & extending individual digital rights, is seeking a U.S. Policy Analyst with 3-5 years of level experience and some background in tech, policy, human rights, and/or legislative affairs.

Council on Foreign Relations
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Executive Director, State Government Affairs – seeling candidates with 8+ years’ experience working in state-level public or private sector lobbying or government affairs, on issues relevant to health care.

National Volunteer Fire CouncilCommunications Coordinator – $43k-$65k – top-notch communications skills & proficiency w/ social media applications desired – Greenbelt, MD location

Opportunities to work in what we judge as DC’s handsomest structure, the National Building Museum:
SourceAmericaProgram Manager, Government Affairs – responsible for execution of their Technical Assistance Program to support nonprofit agency transitions from the use of 14(c) special minimum wage certificates.

ONE CampaignSenior Editorial Manager – strong writing skills & 5+ years of digital content production experience.

Fresh opportunities from the Institute for International Education
Urban Libraries CouncilCommunications Manager – 3-5 years of experience in communications for an international association, nonprofit, public library system or city/county government desired.

AT&TDirector Public Affairs/Strategic Alliance – 7+ years of relevant experience required.

George Washington University
Jewish War Veterans of AmericaPrograms & Public Relations Coordinator – communications or social media experience & ability to craft content for a variety of platforms required.

American Nurses Association
Public Relations Specialist – 4+ years of relevant full-time experience in public relations and/or journalism required – see also main careers page

Trust for America’s Health – see also main career page
Patriot EnterprisesPublic Relations Specialist supporting Arlington National Cemetery’s public information programs – 7+ years’ experience writing for diverse audiences, including grade school through high school students, lifelong learners & the general public. 

Johns Hopkins University– Baltimore, MD
Middle East InstituteMedia Relations Manager – $60k-$65k – 5 years of related experience in journalism, media relations or public affairs sought.

George Mason University
Island PressPublicity & Marketing Assistant (pdf) – $35k – ability to produce content for diverse audiences and facility with or willingness to learn database & graphic design software desired – part-time Book Production Assistant (pdf) post also noted – see also main career page.

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Re: Repeats

Here's your Sunday run of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Bureau of Ocean Energy ManagementPublic Affairs Specialist – $88k-$115k – Jefferson, LA – June 10

Library of CongressCongressional Relations Specialist – $83k-$108k – June 10

National Institute on Drug AbuseSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $137k-$166k – June 10

Traveling Players Ensemble – Director of Programs & Communications – $31k-$52k – June 10

National Alliance on Mental IllnessManager, Marketing OperationsJune 11

University of Maryland
George Mason University
George Washington University Marketing Manager, Graduate School of Education & Human Development – $68k-$96k – June 12

League of Conservation Voters
Production CoordinatorJune 12

Alliance for Health Policy Program Assistant – $38k-$40k – June 14

Chesapeake Bay Foundation
– Prospect Researcher – Annapolis, MD – June 14 

National Association of Area AgenciesCommunications Assistant/AssociateJune 14

National Science FoundationLegislative Affairs Specialist – $83k-$128k – June 14

Prince George’s CountyPublic Information Officer, Dept. of Public Works & Transportation – $56k-$95k – June 14

Refugees International
Virginia Dept. of TransportationCommunications Coordinator – $24-$42/hr – June 14

 Nature Conservancy
Saint Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal ChurchCommunications Coordinator – 8-10 hrs/wk @ $17/hr – fluency in Spanish required – June 15

StrathmoreDigital Communications Manager – $48k-$55k – June 15

Smithsonian Institution Advancement Associate, Constituent Engagement (pdf) – June 16

Friday, June 7, 2019

Happy Capsiversary!

One year ago tonight, the Caps captured the cup.  We're super-looking-forward to this evening's replay of game 5 on NBC Sports Washington.

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging has shared this Communications Assistant/Associate opportunity suited for candidates with solid writing & editing skills as well ability to efficiently manage time & projects – apply by June 14

Our friends at American Forests tell us they are actively recruiting for these posts:
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is recruiting for a Writer/Editor (scroll to find) with At least five years of professional writing experience that include the ability to distill complex scientific papers & reports into accurate, accessible articles for a nontechnical audience. 

Consumer Reports
UnitedHealth GroupVice President, Media Relations – 10+ years of experience as a high-level media relations/PR professional required – DC or Minnetonka, MN

Heritage Foundation
American Gas AssociationCommunications Specialist (scroll to find) – 2-3 years of experience in public relations and/or preparing communications materials for a variety of audiences desired.

Center for American Progress
Pew Research Center Communications Manager, Social & Demographic Trends/Hispanic Trends – 5+ years of relevant experience required; background in nonprofit, think tank, research or academic environment strongly preferred. 

British Embassy
U.S. Coast Guard Public Affairs Specialist – $96k-$126k – apply by June 20

American University
Georgetown UniversityChief of Staff, Office of Advancement – 5-7 years of relevant experience required; ideal candidate will have familiarity with Advancement and fundraising in a higher education setting

Pew Charitable Trusts
U.S. ArmySocial Media Specialist – $83k-$108k – apply by June 17

Catholic Archdiocese of Arlington
Mystery DC engineering organizationMedia Relations Manager – 1-3 years of experience in media relations, communications, or related field sought.

Best wishes for a fab weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.  Start your's off w/ ribs, sausages, and beers from Hardywood at Rustico Alexandria this evening. 

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Forever & Not Long Ago

The Normandy landings were 75 years ago today.  To us, it seems like forever & not-long-ago at the same time. We hope one of these from today's healthy sized set is a good fit for you.

1-3) New Blue Interactive, provider of fundraising & marketing support for progressive candidates, has passed these along:
3) America’s Health Insurance PlansDeputy Director, Federal Affairs

4) Atlas ResearchCommunications Consultant

5) Better Medicare AllianceDirector of Communications

6-9) Booz Allen Hamilton
10-11) Brookings Institution
12) California Budget & Policy CenterCommunications Associate – $55k-$75k – Sacramento, CA – apply by June 30

13) Center for Economic & Policy ResearchSenior Development Associate (scroll to find) – apply by June 24

14-15) Children’s National Medical Center
16) Citizen’s Council for Health FreedomCommunications Manager/Director – St. Paul, MN – search managed by Talent Market

17-18) The College Board
19) ConduentSenior Government Relations Professional

20) Conference of State Bank SupervisorsCommunications Specialist

21) Crosby-Volmer Account Supervisor

22-23) Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
24) DCI GroupAccount Associate, Digital Services

25) Expedia GroupGovernment Affairs Coordinator

26) FacebookPolicy Programs Manager, External Affairs

27) Federation of American ScientistsMarketing & Communications Manager

28) Fleet Reserve AssociationMarketing & Communications Manager

29) Freddie MacSenior Content Strategist

30) GenslerSenior Communications Specialist

31-33) Georgetown University – opportunities supporting the GU Press
34) Hattaway CommunicationsAssociate

35) Library of CongressCongressional Relations Specialist – $83k-$108k – apply by June 10

36) McKessonDirector, Government Relations

37-39) MORI Associates – opportunities supporting their NASA client
40) National Organization of Nurse Practitioner FacultiesMarketing Communications Associate – $43k-$48k

41) National Institute on Drug AbuseSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $137k-$166k – apply by June 10

42) National League of NursingMarketing & Social Media Manager

43) National Marine Manufacturers AssociationPolitical Action Committee & Events Coordinator

44) National Trust for Historic PreservationVice President of Major Gifts

45) National Whistleblower CenterCommunications Associate (pdf)

46-49) Nature Conservancy
50-51) Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (scroll to find)
52) Reason Foundation Policy Analyst supporting the Center for Student-based Budgeting – DC or Los Angeles, CA – search managed by Talent Market

53) The Recording AcademyAdmin Assistant, Policy & Advocacy

54) SEIU 32BJPolitical Director, Capital Area District

55-56) Smithsonian Institution
57) United Food & Commercial WorkersContent Lead

58) Universal Service Administrative Co.Senior Communications Specialist

59) Urban Institute Special Assistant/Project Coordinator, Education Data & Policy

60) Verizon MediaPublic Policy Manager, Global Affairs

61) Virginia Apartment Management AssociationGovernment Affairs Manager – Richmond, Va.

62) World BankCommunications Manager – Middle East/North Africa focus – Arabic language skills required; French a plus – apply by June 25

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Your Mid-Week Set

Community Catalyst, a national advocacy group working to build consumer & community leadership to transform the health system, is seeking a State Advocacy Manager, Dental Access Project with 3+ years’ experience leading state-wide issue campaigns & skills in community organizing/engagement & relationship development – we’re told this can be based in DC or Boston, MA

Opportunities shared by energy efficiency & climate solutions proponent Institute for Market Transformation:
Self-described right-of-center libertarian think tank R Street Institute has passed along this Associate Vice President, Public Affairs post suited for aspirants with strong management & talent development experience in a public policy setting.

Catholic University is seeking a Communications Coordinator to support advancement efforts – 1-3 years of experience & aptitude with modern communications tools & social media/graphic design applications desired.

Promundo-US, an international NGO working to promote gender equality & prevent violence, has shared this Communications Senior Associate/Officer (pdf) post – 3-5 years of communications, PR, journalism, or other related experience sought – $55k-$65k – apply by July 5

The Social Security Administration is looking for an individual with data analysis skills who can design, develop, test, and implement programs & online marketing content for the web & social media for this IT Specialist role – $99k-$128k – Woodlawn, MD – apply by June 7

Here a very fresh Communications Director opportunity with the Marijuana Policy Project – 8-10 years of political, agency, or in-house communications experience required.

Medicinal marijuana dispensary group Columbia Care seeks Manager of State Government Affairs with 3+ years of experience in state legislative, Capitol Hill, policy or lobbying setting – see also main career page

Council for Christian Colleges & UniversitiesGovernment Relations Director – deep familiarity with the legislative and regulatory process from extensive experience on Capitol Hill or in a similar advocacy role sought; JD preferred.

Sabin Vaccine Institute (scroll to find)
Cancer Support CommunityDigital Outreach Manager – strong video-editing skills and familiarity with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop desired.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Grassroots Program Manager – 4+ years of experience in grassroots advocacy or in a legislative setting required.

American Occupational Therapy AssociationVice President, Strategic Communications & Marketing – 10+ years of related experience with demonstrated success in in marketing, communications, association management, or related field sought.

Save America PAC
Cardinal Healthcare seeks Government Relations Advisor with 3+ years of hands-on experiencethat includes work on Capitol Hill.

SpectrumDirector, State Government Affairs – 5+ years of cable and/or telecom or legal experience sought.

University of VirginiaAdvancement Associate supporting Virginia Humanities – 1-3 years of development experience desired – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Insert Clever Title Here

We are adrift in early Summer doldrums as far as apt or funny titles are concerned; enjoy the jobs.

Congressional Management Foundation – Manager of Congressional Programming – your 8+ eight years' related experience should include recent work on Capitol Hill.

Architect of the Capitol – Director of Communications & Congressional Relations – $126k-$192k – apply by July 10

Alliance for Health Policy
Chesapeake Bay Foundation – Prospect Researcher – 2-4 years experience & knowledge of prospect research research, management & development desired – Annapolis, MD – apply by June 14

National LGBT Bar Association
Communications Manager – $50k-$58k –your 2-3+ years’ experience in marketing/communications should demonstrate skills in measuring, managing &  analyzing data to improve digital programs as well as facility with content management systems.

Defenders of Wildlife Senior Director of Philanthropy – $95k-$125k – 7+ years of experience in major gift donor cultivation, solicitation & staff management sought – see also main career page

New with Ketchum since our mid-May check-in:
McCain Institute for International Leadership Interns, Fall 2019 – opportunities supporting multiple programs noted – apply by July 15

National Academies of Science, Engineering & MedicineCommunications/Media Associate, Division on Earth & Life Sciences – at least one year of related experience is required.

Mystery Herndon-based educational company Copywriter – freelance; full-time – $35/hr – Must know the difference between a brand message and a direct message; and be able to write for both –search managed by Creative Circle

Ogilvy PR
SEIUCommunications Director supporting the Change to Win coalition – $80k-$100k – 5+ years’ experience in a strategic communications role required – DC or New York

Smith BucklinMarketing & Communications Manager – 6-8 years relevant experience in a marketing environment & proven managerial skills sought.

WETASenior Director, National Publicity – 10+ years of public relations experience desired, along with demonstrated interest in public affairs, history & arts

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
Speech Writer – $99k-$128k – apply by June 7

American Dental Education Association
ICF InternationalHealth Communications Specialist – at least one year of experience in strategic communications or marketing required.

Opportunities at North Bethesda performing arts mainstay Strathmore:
All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players – Traveling Players Ensemble – Director of Programs & Communications – $31k-$52k – apply by June 10