Monday, March 30, 2015

Safety First, Last, Always, Dance

Hello Monday!  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Avalere HealthManager, Avalere Communications (search keyword communications) – 3-5 years of experience managing diverse projects within a healthcare marketing, communications, or agency environment desired.

American Academy of OphthalmologyGovernment Affairs Representative – 3+ years of legislative and/or lobbying related experience required; regulatory experience helpful.

Jewish Federations of North AmericaSenior Legislative Associate, Strategic Health Resource Center – solid Hill contacts & familiarity with the federal legislative/regulatory arena & national politics related to health & long-term care issues desired.

The Center for Democracy & Technology is currently looking for a Communications Intern for the Summer 2015 term – your knowledge of the DC media landscape, web platforms, social media and any photo or video editing experience are all marks in the “plus” column.

We think this should be mandatory viewing (and yes, we promise it’s not the Safety Dance) for those hired for recently-added opportunities with the National Safety Council:
Consumer Product Safety CommissionCongressional Liaison – $63k-$82k – job ID: 1200LA-2015-0005 – apply by Apr. 1

Recent opportunities via the BOSS Group:
National Association of Secondary School PrincipalsAssociate Director, Advocacy – $71k-$80k – 3-5  years’ experience in education policy & Hill experience preferred; budget & appropriations experience a plus.

Assorted opportunities with the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FAESB) & member organizations – find application info here:
RaytheonIntegrated Communications Specialist supporting Missile Systems unit – 7+ years of communications experience with an emphasis on public relations & media relations required.

Dept. of JusticePublic Affairs Specialist – $126k-$158k – job ID: AO-15-1359408 (WS)DEU – apply by Apr. 6

Recent opportunities in the DC office of Duke Energy (search DC location or use red ID)
Capital One BankPrincipal Communications Associate – appears to be an internal-communications focused post

GE (can also search here, using job number noted in keyword box)
Chevy Chase Presbyterian ChurchCommunications Coordinator – link to their homepage appears to be one letter off in the ad (at least for now); try this instead.

Dept. of Defense, Office of Inspector GeneralPublic Affairs Specialist – $126k-$158k – Top Secret clearance required – job ID: D-DoDIG-1354090-15 – apply by Apr. 2

U.S.-Mexico FoundationInterns

Democrats for Education ReformLegislative Assistant – apply by Apr. 30

Healthcare Distribution Management AssociationVice President, State Government Affairs – at least 12 years corporate or trade association experience in state government affairs required.

Advancement ProjectSenior Communications Associate for Digital Media – 3-5 years' experience in communications required; campaign experience helpful – familiarity with social media platforms & other digital tools also sought.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

What You Missed...

... or perhaps didn't miss the first time around: previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week. 

Chesapeake Bay FoundationDirector of Development (scroll to find) – Mar. 31 

Little River United Church of ChristCommunications Coordinator – part-time – $11k-$12k – Mar. 31

SNVProposal ManagerMar. 31

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
Library of CongressLegislative Analyst – $76k-$99k – job ID: 150055 – Apr. 1

Smithsonian InstitutionPublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$68k – job ID: 15A-SR-300368A- DEU-SITES Apr. 1

USAID/Office of Foreign Disaster AssistanceStrategic Communications Team Leader (pdf) – $107k-$139k – see also main career page Apr. 1 

State Dept.Public Affairs Specialist supporting the Bureau of African Affairs – $90k-$118k – job ID: HRSC-AF-2015-0013 – Apr. 2

Eurasia FoundationOutreach & Communication Manager supporting the Stevens InitiativeApr. 3

GreenpeaceArctic Mobilization Specialist – DC or San Francisco, CA – Apr. 3

International Monetary Fund Communications OfficerApr. 3 (as noted here)

Research!America Communications SpecialistApr. 3

United Nations FoundationDigital Producer, Email & Digital MediaApr. 5

Friday, March 27, 2015

Forever Week

This was one of those it feels like this week is never going to end weeks for us; we hope yours padded along along at a quicker pace.  Mainly direct-to-us submissions again today, so these should all be very much open & available.

Forest Trends seeks Senior Communications Associate with 3-5 years experience in media/advocacy arena; familiarity with environmental finance & market-based issues preferred – apply by Apr. 15

The U.S. Institute for Peace seeks Research Assistant, Public Affairs on part-time basis through December 2015 – must be currently enrolled local grad student – $10-$14/hr

The Eurasia Foundation seeks Outreach & Communication Manager to support the Stevens Initiative,  a public-private partnership that seeks to strengthen engagement between young people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and in the U.S.  – familiarity with the MENA region preferable, as are Arabic language skills – apply by Apr. 3

The U.S. Travel Association seeks a Communications Intern to support their Project: Time Off campaign – this paid position runs May 1 through the Summer; no word on how much time off you get as part of the bargain.

The Vital Voices Women’s Partnership is seeking candidates for Communications Intern post in the Summer term with demonstrated interest in global women’s development & advocacy, along with excellent writing skills & solid research/analytical ability.

Climate Reality Project
We have it on good authority that the Animal Welfare Institute is looking for a PR/Communications Intern (scroll to find) for the Summer term; other Intern posts also available.

Save the Children has a Health & Nutrition Documentation Intern post available for the Summer term; academic background in communications, marketing, PR, journalism, public health, international relations, the social sciences, or other related field preferable – dozens of other Intern posts available in their DC or Fairfield, CT offices. 

American University
Pew Charitable Trusts
Pew Research CenterMultimedia Intern

… and, finally: with consistently warmer weather (FINALLY!!!)  approaching, the charms of Salisbury, MD – just 20 miles or so from both Ocean City, MD and the Chesapeake Bay – come into sharper focus for us.  Whether they are enough to make this part-time Promotions & Digital Assistant post with iHeartRadio there worth your consideration is up to you.

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

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Therapy, Symphony, Equity, Victory

1-3) 2U
4) American Occupational Therapy AssociationGraphic Designer/Production Manager

5) American Physical Therapy AssociationVice President, Strategic Communications & Alliances

6-7) Annie E. Casey Foundation
8-9) Aspen Institute
10) Association of American Medical Colleges Intern, Policy Research Studies

11) Baltimore Symphony OrchestraPublic Relations & Social Media Manager – Baltimore, MD

12) Brookings InstitutionSenior Fellow with the Center for Universal Education

13) Children’s Hospital of the King’s DaughtersDirector of Major Gifts – Norfolk, Va.

14) Dept. of Agriculture/Food & Nutrition Service – $90k-$118k – job ID: FNCSR-15-057-KH – apply by Apr. 6

15-18) FP1 Strategies (scroll to find where applicable)
19) Georgetown UniversityDevelopment Associate

20) GreenpeaceArctic Mobilization Specialist – DC or San Francisco, CA – apply by Apr. 3

21) Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning CommissionPublic Information Specialist – $21-$36/hr – part-time – apply by Apr. 9

22) Mystery employerSenior Government Relations Assistant – search managed by Legal Placements, Inc.

23) National Association of Chain Drug StoresDirector, Federal/State & Local Policy (scroll to bottom)

24) National Cooperative Business Association/CLUSA InternationalCommunications Associate

25) National PTACommunications Manager

26-28) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
29-30) Ogilvy PR
31) RepEquityAccount Exec

32) Sibley HospitalDirector, Development (search professional/non-clinical category)

33) State Dept.Public Affairs Specialist supporting the Bureau of African Affairs – $90k-$118k – job ID: HRSC-AF-2015-0013 – apply by Apr. 2

34) Stevenson UniversityWeb Content Manager – Baltimore, MD

35) Targeted VictoryLegal Intern – $10/hr

36-37) URAC
38) Warren CommunicationsWeb, Technology & Legislation Reporter

39) Woodrow Wilson CenterDevelopment Specialist (pdf) – $43k-$55k

40) … and finally: while we’ve noted our regular Thursday run of Nature Conservancy opportunities above, we wanted to give this part-time, Key West, FL-based Office Manager a little extra visibility at the end of the set – get to it fast, as your ticket to the Conch Republic needs to be stamped today, Mar. 26

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

OK, We're Back

Lot of great stuff today; almost all viewer-submitted; a fitting send-off to our irrepressible, irreplaceable friend & colleague, Connie.  Rock on.

NBC News has just put out the call for skilled digital journalists to serve as 2016 Political Campaign Embeds, posts that will potentially have you traveling full-time with Presidential candidates and/or live in primary states which will prove critical to the 2016 election – at least 3 years of professional news production experience is required – can also search here, using job number 20528BR

The Potomac Conservancy, strong advocate for clean water, healthy lands & community engagement along the the Nation’s River, seeks experienced Policy Director (pdf) to lead local & state-level policy & advocacy campaigns in DC & Maryland – $42k-$48k – apply by Apr. 15

Opportunities with College Summit, the nation’s largest nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of low-income youth by connecting them to college and career:
Here’s a very fresh Senior Associate, Policy & Advocacy (pdf) post with the Data Quality Campaign, a group working to provide parents, educators, and policymakers high-quality education data and the tools to use them.

Manager, Grassroots & PAC is the latest opportunity with our friends at the U.S. Travel Association – 3-5 years prior PAC and/or grassroots work experience desired; trade association and/or travel industry experience a plus.

Opportunities to join the presumably whip-smart team at the American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (scroll to find):
A mystery Fortune 100 global professional services firm has an immediate need to fill a PR Manager, Federal Services post on an ongoing contract basis –  7+ years PR experience, including engagements working for or with the federal government is required – $35-$40/hr – search managed by Paladin Staffing

Event-centric strategic communications firm CWA seeks Exec Assistant to the President/Assistant Account Manager (scroll to find) for a wide range of duties;  1-2 years of experience with event planning and marketing, or similar field, is preferred.

Scott Circle Communications is actively recruiting for these roles:
RH Strategic is looking to bring on a new hire at Account Exec or Senior Account Exec level – superior writing skills and work experience in technology of government field move your CV to the top of the stack.

The American Academy for Actuaries is currently in search mode for:
We have it on good authority that Georgetown University is still seeking candidates for the Web Communications Specialist post supporting biomedical program websites – copy writing/web marketing skills sought; development in experience in CMS systems such as WordPress, Drupal & Joomla preferred.

Education Writers AssociationMembership Coordinator – direct experience working in membership services for an association is highly preferred; background in or passion for K-12 education, higher ed, and/or journalism also desirable.

Bethesda-based events company Consero tells us that they value competitive and hardworking self-starter personalities more than formal experience for Inside Sales Staffer ($35k) and Program Development Staffer ($38k) posts.

Capitol Hill
Independent Community Bankers AssociationManager, ICBPAC – 2-4 years of PAC fundraising experience & knowledge of FEC regs required. 

Smithsonian InstitutionPublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$68k – job ID: 15A-SR-300368A- DEU-SITES – apply by Apr. 1

Unnamed (but easy to identify if you google “bar association” w/ the address on the map) local bar association seeks Publications Coordinator – mid $30k

Do you have a JD and public service law experience?  If so, your ticket may be punched for Charlottesville, Va. for this Director of Public Service & Alumni Advising opportunity with the Law School at the University of Virginia.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Depending On How It All Shakes Out

Monday afternoon update – no new post Tuesday; we'll see you again Wednesday.

And the answer is: it shakes out just fine, as we return to what passes as normal-ish operations around here.  Now, don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America will let you choose between DC and Chicago, IL as your base of operations for this Senior Communications Manager post.

DBC PR + Social Media seeks DC-based Marketing Manager as well as AC, SAE & VP candidates for the New York office.

United Nations Foundation
Aerospace Industries AssociationManager, Multimedia Communications – seeking candidates with 2+ years of practical experience in website administration demonstrating technical savvy & solid communications skills; Hill background a plus

SEIU seeks Retirement Security Director develop & implement public policy positions in the retirement security area – JD or other grad degree preferred.

International Monetary Fund Communications Officer – minimum of five to seven years of relevant experience in outreach and communications work required, with background in civil society space – apply by Apr. 2 (as noted here).

Bureau of Land ManagementPublic Affairs Specialist/Spokesperson – $126k-$158k – job ID: WO-DEU-2015-0020 – apply by Apr. 17

Lockheed MartinSenior Media Relations Staffer – spokesperson duties will be part of your portfolio, as well.

National Association of CountiesDirector of Public Affairs – 10 to 15 years professional experience in the public affairs arena required

We only see HR & design opportunities added in the DC precincts of Burson-Marsteller since our mid-Feb. check-in:
An unidentified think tank based in DC is looking for a Social Media Specialist to join the team on a temp-to-perm or freelance-to-full-time basis – pay could range up to $25/hr or $60k, depending on how it all shakes out – search managed by Creative Circle

Nonprofit international development group SNV seeks Proposal Manager with at least 5 years of grant & contract proposal management and proposal writing experience, including substantial USAID-related efforts – apply by Mar. 31

Grunley ConstructionCommunications Manager – 5+ years of experience in a communications, branding, media/public relations or marketing leadership role is required; prior engagement in a design-based or professional service firm preferred.

New since our mid-Feb. look-in at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts:
Since our recent check-in with the Glover Park Group, we see Director, Digital Content and Multimedia Producer opportunities added, the latter of which requires video production/editing skills. 

Broadcasting Board of GovernorsPublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$68k – job ID: DE-15-115 – apply by Mar. 26
 
Planned ParenthoodSpecialist, Media Relations & Communications Campaigns – at least one year of media relations or relevant media industry work experience preferred

W*USA-TV
There’s a lot of stuff about creating intranets and managing high-volume content and producing budget booklets and more as Communications Associate supporting the federal tax team at KMPG.

There must be some extra fun (or at least a cabin upgrade) to be had as an adjunct of life onboard the Cruise Lines International Association as Social Media/Digital Content Manager

AetnaSenior Government Relations Specialist – appears recently posted, but also bears the note under experience: candidate already identified.  You’re on your own to decide if worth pursuing.

Planned Systems InternationalExecutive/Social Media Intern

General MotorsIntern, Public Policy – Detroit, MI – appears recently posted, despite date-stamp at bottom

… and finally: from the names-we-thought-we’d-never-hear-again dept., some intrepid, nostalgic folks are trying to bring back the Carter/Reagan-era Chinese Disco operation back to life, and are looking for a Marketing Assistant help hurry along this unlikely resuscitation.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Disappearing Soon

Previously noted opportunities closing in the coming week.

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Director of Development, DC Metro RegionMar. 23

Dept. of Energy, Office of ScienceCommunications Specialist – $90k-$139k – job ID: 15-DE-SC- HQ-017 – Mar. 23

Food & Drug AdministrationAssistant Commissioner for Media Affairs – $121k-$183k – job ID:  FDA-OO-ES- 15-1338568SB – Mar. 23

National Oceanic & Atmospheric AdministrationCongressional Affairs Specialist – $63k-$99k – job ID: PH-15-DDD-1345555 – Mar 23

NextilityMarketing Lead – search managed by ReWorkMar. 23 

UnicefEditor/Communications Specialist (search communications/external relations category) – Mar. 23 

University of Maryland, Baltimore County Program Assistant, 50th Anniversary – two posts available – Baltimore, MD – Mar 23

US Postal Service
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
U.S. Army Medical CommandPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the National Museum of Health & Medicine – $107k$139k – job ID: NEBB154422 111339513D – Mar 24

U.S. Coast GuardPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – job ID: 15-1368-HQ-TE-D – Mar. 24

Civil War TrustMedia Relations ProfessionalMar. 25

Jobs With JusticeOrganizing Assistant – high $40k – Mar. 25

National Transportation Safety BoardGovernment/Industry Affairs Specialist – $76k-$118k – job ID: OC-1315843-DM – Mar. 25

Smithsonian Institution

Embassy of Canada – Human Resources Admin Assistant – $46k – Mar. 26 

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Admin Assistant, Leadership InstituteMar. 27

Izaak Walton League of AmericaDirector of DevelopmentMar. 27

Mobility LabManaging Editor – $50k-$55k – Mar. 27

British EmbassyBusiness Development Associate: Financial & Professional Business Services; Energy, Environment & Infrastructure – $44k – Mar. 29

Friday, March 20, 2015

Kingston: yeah, that would work!

The first day of Spring has decided to send us chilly, wet reminder our recent winter miseries in the DC area today; fortunately, we have at least one means of escape for one lucky (and handy) dreamer.  Here's one more just-the-jobs set to close out the week.

195) American UniversityWeb & Content Marketing Coordinator supporting the School for Professional and Extended Studies – $21-$23/hr – your 3-5 years of professional experience should demonstrate ability to work across multiple digital/social media platforms & develop content  for websites and social media, embedding video, etc. 

196) Our friends at the Brookings Institution are still actively seeking candidates for this Communications & Outreach Manager supporting their Executive Education program – at least 5 years of experience in communications, marketing, business development and advertising activities  required , as well as web content management & basic HTML skills.

197) Here’s a closing-this-Sunday, Mar. 22 Executive Office Associate opportunity with Chemonics International, an international development company with nearly four decades of experience improving health, economic capacity & environmental conditions around the world – at least one year’s professional experience and strong customer service mind-set & communications skills required.

198) AFL-CIOField Communications Regional Coordinator, Northeast

199) Humane Society of Fairfax CountyCommunity Outreach Coordinator – part-time – $12/hr

200) Mystery employerDonor Assistant – $16-$18/hr to $35k

201-205) Pew Charitable Trusts
206-208) Pew Research Center – $20/hr pay grade for each of the following:
209) Project Management InstituteGovernment Relations Manager

210) Regional Airline AssociationPresident – via Smith Bucklin

211-213) Save the Children
214) Tax FoundationGrants & Foundations Manager – search managed by Talent Market

215) Tower Federal Credit UnionVice President, Communications & Brand Advertising – Laurel, MD

216) … and finally: the good news is that your pay grade is J$1,348,100 per year; but that needs to be tempered by the J$ signifier of the Jamaican dollar, which translates to 11,720 of the dollars of which you’re more likely acquainted with – still, that may be enough to keep you in jerk chicken and Red Stripe as a Carpenter for our friends at the British Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica – you have until Apr. 10 to learn some basic carpentry skills & apply.

Best wishes for a winning (and warmer) weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs & weather-bemoaning resource.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Madness Soon; Jobs Now

OK, finish your brackets, and then get to these before the games start. Or whenever.

141) The Alliance for Retired Americans seeks Communications Associate with 1-3 years' experience in progressive politics &legislative/political advocacy, as well as digital/online skill-set.

142-143) On the Marc Media
144) Third Way has a fresh opportunity for Deputy Director, Economic Program with top-notch writing ability and at least 5 years of Hill or Administration experience related to financial services policy or similar advocacy work.

145) Ervin Hill Strategies is still looking for one or two Interns (scroll down) to join the team this Summer; self-starters and multi-taskers particularly welcome

146) Story Partners seeks Strategic Communications Intern for substantive engagement this Summer – professional, ready-to-get-to-work attitude valued.

147-148) American Cancer Society
149) American Geophysical UnionManager, Design & Branding

150) American Kidney Fund Director of Government Relations – $110-$120k

151) American Public Transportation AssociationProgram Manager, Communications & Marketing

152) Brookings Institution – Vice President & Director, Foreign Policy Program

153) Catholic Relief ServicesLegislative Affairs Intern

154-156) Clinton Foundation/Global Initiative – New York
157-161) Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
162-164) George Mason University
165-167) Georgetown University
168) MSL GroupAccount Exec, Corporate Practice – New York

169-172) National Building Museum
173) National Governors AssociationNGA Scholar, Office of Federal Relations

174) National Transportation Safety BoardGovernment/Industry Affairs Specialist – $76k-$118k – job ID: OC-1315843-DM – apply by Mar. 25

175-176) National Trust for Historic Preservation
177-182) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
183-185) Sage Communications (scroll to find)
186-191) Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
192-193) USAID/Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance – see also main career page
194) US Postal ServiceLegislative Research Analyst Trainee – $55k – apply by March 23

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

There Are Some Great Jobs Today; You Should Apply for One!

Just-the-jobs programming rolls on this week.  Happy hunting!

92) American Association for Marriage & Family TherapyGovernment Affairs Manager

93) Americans for the ArtsWebsite & New Media Manager

94) Brain Injury Services, Inc. Marketing & Communications Manager – $50k-$60k

95) Bureau of Land ManagementPublic Affairs Specialist/Spokesperson – $126k-$158k – job ID: WO-DEU-2015-0020 – apply by Apr. 17

96-99) C-SPAN
100-105) Capitol Hill
  • Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR) – Intern – available ASAP
  • Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) – Intern
  • Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA) – Intern
  • California DemocratIntern – available ASAP
  • Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH) – Intern
  • California Democrat Intern – available ASAP
106) Center for Climate & Energy SolutionsInterns – apply by July 1 for Fall 2015

107) Consumer Healthcare Products AssociationManager, Communications (scroll to find) – apply by Apr. 17

108) Democracy FundCommunications Manager

109) Direct Selling AssociationPublic Affairs Manager

110) Evoke Research & ConsultingCommunications Specialist (select view current openings & scroll to find)

111-112) George Washington University
113) George Washington University HospitalCommunications Manager

114) GoogleCommunications Manager

115) Interfaith Worker JusticeNational Public Policy & DC Office Director

116) International Rescue CommitteeCommunications Officer – New York

117) KetchumSenior Vice President, Social Marketing

118-119) Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
120) Little River United Church of ChristCommunications Coordinator – part-time – $11k-$12k – apply by Mar. 31

121) Make-a-Wish Mid-AtlanticIntern – apply by Apr. 6

122) National Association of RealtorsCampaign Services Representative

123) National Hydropower AssociationSenior Manager of Strategic Communications (scroll to find)

124) National Register of Health Service PsychologistsCommunications Coordinator – apply by Apr. 15

125) National Rural Electric Cooperative AssociationGovernment Relations Intern and Marketing & Communications Intern – $18/hr – more available

126) National Society of AccountantsDigital Content & Community Manager

127) No Kid HungryIntern – ideal for current grad student with a concentration in social science, political science or public policy – spatial analysis and ArcGIS skills particularly desired

128) Research!America Communications Specialist – apply by Apr. 3

129-131) Secular Coalition of America (scroll to find)
132) Sierra ClubOffice Manager

133) Smith BucklinSenior Manager of Government Affairs – healthcare focus

134) St. Jude’s Children’s Research HospitalIntern – current undergrad or graduate students only – marketing & fundraising focus

135) U.S. Army Medical CommandPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the National Museum of Health & Medicine – $107k$139k – job ID: NEBB154422 111339513D – apply by Mar 24

136) U.S. Postal ServiceCommunications Specialist/Trainee – $55k – apply by Mar. 23 (we were also able to find this post at the USPS career page by searching communications category, but could not get job description to show)

137) Yahoo!Public Relations/Public Policy Manager

138) … and finally: someone on the HR dept. at Sandy Spring Friends School doesn’t take themselves too seriously, as evidenced by their assignment of bonus points if you know HTML/coding and can troubleshoot when web content looks wacky for this Social Media Online Content Manager post.  We like these folks already.

139) and finally, part 2: a little out of our usual orbit, but perhaps one of you has the camera-savvy needed to be a part-to-full-time Photographer for Congressional Events for an unnamed employer at a $37/hr total pay scale.

140) and, finally, part 3: HR jobs are usually outside our regular purview as well, but we’ll make an exception for this Human Resources Admin Assistant opportunity with our friends at the Embassy of Canada – $46k – apply by Mar. 26