Friday, December 2, 2016

"... and that's how I met the Queen."

Hello Friday job-seekers and -browsers!  A high proportion of excellent direct-to-us submissions in today's set.

FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization advancing integrated, locally driven solutions in areas including health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, seeks a Communications Associate to support USAID’s Mobile Solutions Technical Assistance & Research project –8-10 years of communications experience desired, with at least one year’s work related to international development

The Aerospace Industries Association seeks a Communications Contractor to manage the comprehensive communications portfolio for its signature STEM educational program, the Team America Rocketry Challenge – Feb. 1 to June 30, 2107 term – apply by Dec. 31

VetImpact, a group supporting military veteran entrepreneurs since 2015, seeks an Executive Director with non-profit senior management experience as well as a background in international development, entrepreneurship, and national security.

SEIU has let us know they are still actively recruiting for these posts:
Pluralistic Jewish teen movement BBYO is still looking to fill this Manager, Donor Communications post suited for candidates with strong writing skills and 3-5 years’ experience in the field of communications and/or fundraising

The Solar Energy Industries Association has shared this paid Digital Communications Intern opportunity for aspirants with proficiency in various aspects of digital media, including web and graphic design skills. Interest/background in clean energy issues, environmental policy, or advocacy a plus.

Here’s a pretty fresh Government Relations Specialist opportunity with the National Association of College Stores – at least 2 years of Capitol Hill or government relations desired, as well as a background in education policy, retail policy; publishing; and/or grassroots advocacy.

Atlantic MediaSenior Research Manager – seeking candidates with at least 4-6 years’ experience in public opinion research, preferably with a major marketing organization, media company, or research supplier.

The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict seeks Director of Communications (scroll to find) with 7+ years of previous experience working in political communications, journalism, advocacy or marketing – apply by Dec. 21

Climate Action CampaignCommunications Director – at least 7-8 years of experience in a campaign-style communications position desired.

American University
National Restaurant AssociationManager, Digital Relations – at least 8 years’ experience in communications desired

IntelsatCorporate Communications Manager – seeking candidates with at least ten years of experience in media relations, public relations or communications

Pew Charitable TrustsCoordinator, Board Services – at least one year of clerical/admin experience required – Philadelphia, PA

... and finally: this looks like a terrific gig with our friends at the British Embassy  – as Senior Visits Specialist you’ll be taking charge of all DC visits by British government Ministers, Parliamentary Committees, former Prime Ministers, members of the Royal Family (!!!), and other senior officials – pretty sweet, if you ask us – $69k- apply by Dec. 31

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

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Yes, Another Work-in-Progress

1) 1776Interns (scroll to find)

2-3) American Association for Clinical Chemistry
4-6) American Enterprise Institute
7) DrFirst Public Relations Manager

8) ExelonDirector, Pepco Holdings Inc. Communications

9-10) Georgetown University
11) K&L GatesPolicy & Government Affairs Assistant

12-13) Marriott
14) United Food & Commercial Workers International UnionCommunications Director supporting the Making Change at Walmart campaign

15) Young Playwright’s TheaterCommunications Associate – $40k – apply by Jan. 1

16) American Institute of ArchitectsSenior Vice President, Advocacy & Relationships

17) Citizens Against Government Waste Director of Donor Relations – search managed by Talent Market

18) Food & Drug AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist/Press Officer – $108k-$141k – apply by Dec. 8; subject to early removal once 50 applications are received

19) InsideNGODirector, Global Member Development & Engagement (pdf) – search managed by Sterling Martin Associates

20) Nature ConservancyAssociate Director of Philanthropy – Colorado-based – apply by Dec. 7

21-25) United Nations Foundation
more to come OK, today kind of fizzled out; that's it –

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

November Exits

OCG PR is looking for a Senior Director, Federal Practice (scroll to find) to establish & run their DC outpost – ideal candidate will have 7+ years of proven communication expertise & government procurement experience.

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is in search mode with a Manager of Online Communications skilled in writing/proofreading, social media applications, content management systems & photo-editing software.

Catholic Charities DC is searching for Principal Gift Officer with significant fundraising experience; familiarity with local Catholic community a plus, as  well as knowledge of Raiser’s Edge, is preferred.

The United Way of the National Capital Area has passed along Creative Intern and Marketing Tech Intern posts available for the Spring 2017 term

Global education nonprofit American Councils has dropped by the comments section to share assorted Intern (scroll to find) opportunities in marketing & communications, development & fundraising, and study abroad programs – a Country Representative spot in Dakar, Senegal is also available.

Winter/Spring Research Intern and Communications Intern opportunities are available with the Syria Institute  –  interest/knowledge of Middle East politics & military developments a plus

Capitol Hill
ONE CampaignPolicy Manager, Gender Issues – one year term – research experience and publications that apply gender analysis required.

Here’s a very fresh Media Associate opportunity with Church World Service – $45k-$55k – experience successfully placing stories and generating positive press coverage in local & national media outlets desired

New with the Sierra Club since our mid-Oct. check-in:
International Republican InstituteStrategic Relations Manager – 5-7 years’ experience in administration, marketing, government relations and/or business development required – apply by Dec. 15

George Washington University
USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster AssistancePress & Public Outreach Officer (pdf) – $92k-$119k – apply by Jan. 3

UNICEPTA USA is looking for a part-time Coding Assistant/Media Researcher – remote-based

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday Focus: Government Relations

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we focus in on jobs in the government relations & legislative affairs space.

AAAManager, Federal Affairs/Energy

American Forest & Paper Association
Vice President, Government Affairs

American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers

American Nurses AssociationAdvocacy & Engagement Specialist

Appalachian Trail ConservancyDirector of Federal & Legislative Policy

ArconicDirector, Federal Government Affairs

Association Management Group
BP Director, Federal Government Affairs – apply by Dec. 13

Children’s Hospital Association Manager, Policy Analysis

Common Cause
Lobbyist/Program Director – part-time – Delaware-based

DC Dept. of Health& Human ServicesLegislative Specialist – $81k-$104k – apply by Dec. 8

DiscoverProject Manager, Government Relations

DHLSenior Manager, Public Policy – apply by Dec. 2

FacebookPrivacy & Public Policy Manager

Hunton & Williams Government Affairs Assistant – $51k-$75k

InterActionSenior Policy & Advocacy Associate (scroll to find)

KellenGovernment Affairs Manager

Leukemia & Lymphoma SocietySenior Director, Advocacy

LifeLockDirector of Public Policy

Miller Wenhold Capitol StrategiesLegislative Intern

MobilitieVice President, Government Affairs

Mystery law firmPAC/Compliance Manager – search managed by Capitol Recruiters

Mystery public health organizationGovernment Relations Manager – $53k-$55k – search managed by Careers in Nonprofits

National Alliance for Public Charter SchoolsFederal Policy & Government Relations Coordinator

National Ready Mixed Concrete AssociationDirector of Government Affairs

National Safety CouncilState Government Affairs Manager

Recreation Vehicle Industry AssociationLobbyist, State Affairs

Redhorse Corp.Legislative Tracking Analyst

SEIUSenior Legislative Manager, Budget/Appropriations

Spark TherapeuticsHead of Government Affairs

Truckload Carriers AssociationManager of Government Affairs

Monday, November 28, 2016

We Won't Make You Wait

Hello Monday and welcome back to the 5-day work and/or job-seek week.  Don't forget yesterday's good-sized run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The Horizon Foundation, a group working to improve health and wellness in Howard County, MD, seeks a Communications Associate with 2-4 experience in communications, preferably in a nonprofit or foundation setting; social media & email marketing skills a plus – Columbia, MD

Here’s a temporary/freelance Writer/Editor opportunity passed along by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts – $27/hr – at least one year of copywriting/editing experience required; facility with Wordfly & Photoshop are plusses – available ASAP

Share Our Strength is actively recruiting for these:
This sounds great: the Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources has a spot on-board for a Public Affairs Officer supporting their Fishing & Boating Services Stakeholder Outreach & Services Division – $36k-$57k – at least 2 years’ experience in public information, public relations, journalism or other related experience desired – Annapolis, MD – apply by Dec. 6

We won’t make you wait until the usual Thursday appearance of jobs at the Brookings Institution to see this Communications Manager with their Governance Studies program; winning hire also serve as Managing Editor for the Brown Center Chalkboard

American Geophysical Union
American Society for MicrobiologyAssistant Director, Communications – best suited for candidates with at least 7 years’ experience in a communications role, preferably in a scientific or medical society

U.S. Fish & Wildlife ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $77k-$119k – apply by Dec. 2

Rare – see also main career page
Citi Senior Manager, External Communications – 7+ years’ experience in media relations required

National League of Cities (scroll to find)
American Association for Clinical ChemistryCoordinator, Policy & Government Affairs (pdf) – 1-2 years’ related experience required; degree in public policy-related field preferred – see also main career page

Dept. of DefensePublic Affairs Specialist – $108k-$141k – apply by Dec. 8

New in the Bethesda HQ of Marriott International:
Americans for the ArtsGovernment Affairs & Grassroots Coordinator – seeking candidates with 3-4 years of experience in political campaigns, grassroots advocacy, the non-profit sector or on Capitol Hill.

We’d guess (or hope) the offices of the American Society of Interior Designers are pretty fab-looking; let us know if we’re right when you’re tapped as Editor (scroll to find) for their flagship publication, ICON magazine.

Wesley Theological Seminary (go to administrative openings, then scroll to find)
Insured Retirement InstituteVice President, Federal Affairs –at least 5-10 years’ experience in lobbying/public relations firm, policy staff/political campaigns, Capitol Hill legislative staff, and/or government affairs office required

Scripps Network Interactive, the folks who bring channels including HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel,  is seeking a Digital Marketing & PR Manager to join their New York office to build awareness for Scripps Lifestyle Studios.

New since our Halloween-day check-in with Conservation International:
WE WorldwideAssistant Account Exec, Health – your 1-2 years of communications, marketing, or media-related experience can include intern engagements – Boston, MA

Free the SlavesAdmin Assistant (pdf) – at least 2 years of experience as an administrative or executive assistant desired.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

How About These Leftovers?

Have another serving of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

McCain Institute for International LeadershipCommunications Associate (can also search here, using keyword McCain or req ID 27687BR) – $14-$21/hr – Nov. 28

Smithsonian EnterprisesSocial Media Manager (pdf) – see also main career pageNov. 28

Transportation Security AdministrationMedia Communications Specialist – $75k-$116k – Nov. 28 

World Bank Communications OfficerNov. 28 

George Mason University
British Embassy
Catholic UniversityDirector of Alumni Relations, Law School (pdf) – Nov. 30

College of William & MaryDirector of Corporate & Foundation Relations – Williamsburg, Va. – Nov. 30

Land Trust of VirginiaExecutive Director – Middleburg, Va. – Nov. 30 

Pheasants ForeverGovernmental Affairs Representative Nov. 30

Nature Conservancy
Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
Associated PressDigital & Social Media Strategy ManagerDec. 1

Casey Trees Office Manager (pdf) – $50k-$55k – Dec. 2 

Loudoun CountyDeputy Public Affairs & Communications Officer – to $94k – Leesburg, Va. – Dec. 2

National Association of Regulatory Utility CommissionersDeputy Director of Communications  – Dec. 2

University of VirginiaDirector of Policy and Government Affairs for the Miller Center – Charlottesville, Va. – Dec. 2 

City of AlexandriaCommunications Officer – $56k-$91k – Dec. 4

Union of Concerned Scientists Legislative Assistant – 9-month term, Jan.-Sept. 2017 - $15/hr – Dec. 4

Here's how to top off your holiday weekend: check out Parts Unknown's sojourn to Brazil's less-traveled Minas Gerias region – 9:00 pm on CNN.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Well Stuffed?

We hope this set of 63 listings, featuring lots of Hill internships as well as some nice not-too-far-out-of-town opportunities, is enough to keep you sated through the Thanksgiving holiday.  No new post Friday; see you again with the Sunday repeats.  Until then, be safe and have a lovely extended weekend.

1) The Ecological Society of America is actively recruiting for a Public Affairs Officer with 2-4 years of experience; scientific or environmental background a plus, as is prior employment/internship on Capitol Hill

2-3) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
4) African Wildlife FoundationMedia Relations Manager

5) AmazonManager, Americas Public Policy

6) American Heart AssociationGovernment Relations Manager

7) American UniversityAssistant Director of Research, School of International Service – $56k-$64k

8-10) Atlantic Media
11) Azimuth Corp.Congressional Liaison

12) British EmbassyPublic Affairs Officer – $23/hr – San Francisco, CA – apply by Dec. 11

13-27) Capitol Hill
28) CienaPR & Corporate Communications Manager – Hanover, MD

29-30) College of William & Mary – Williamsburg, Va.
31) Democracy InitiativeCommunications/Digital Media Manager – apply by Dec. 5

32) Facebook – Public Policy Manager

33) Georgetown UniversityAssociate Director of Development, School of Foreign Service

34) Heritage FoundationDigital Content Producer

35) Juvenile Diabetes Research FoundationDirector of Government Affairs

36-40) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
41) Loudoun County GovernmentDeputy Public Affairs & Communications Officer – to $94k – Leesburg, Va. – apply by Dec. 2

42-43) Mylan Corp. (search DC location or use req ID)
44) National Court Appointed Special Advocate AssociationNational Government Relations Officer

45) National Geographic ChannelSocial Media Producer

46-47) National Public Radio
48) Nature Conservancy Major Gifts Manager – Chicago, IL – apply by Dec. 1

49-52) Pew Charitable Trusts
53) Pew Research CenterAssociate Director, U.S. Migration and Demography – Hispanic focus

54) Town of Leesburg, Va.Police Public Affairs Specialist – $63k-$107k – see also main career page – apply by Dec. 5

55-56) United Nations Foundation
57) University of MarylandMedia Relations Manager – Baltimore, MD

58) U.S. China Education TrustProgram Officer – Chinese language proficiency required – apply by Dec. 9

59) Us Helping UsSocial Media Coordinator – $40k

60) Virginia Health Care FoundationCommunications Coordinator (pdf) – Richmond, Va.

61) Washington Speakers BureauSpeaker Recruitment & Relations Coordinator

62-63) Weber Shandwick

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Limited Editon

Some nice direct-to-us finds in today's set; we should have something more substantial tomorrow to get you through the Thanksgiving holiday.

The Pro Football Retired Players Association – is looking to add a Social Media Associate with demonstrated skills in strategic social media engagement to the roster – mid-to-high $30k salary range – apply by Dec. 16

New from the Human Rights Campaign:
WGLSenior Communications Specialist – minimum of five years’ experience in corporate communications and/or media relations required.

Hamilton Place Strategies has this paid Spring 2017 Public Affairs Intern post with a Nov. 27 application deadline available

Flag Media Analytics tells us they have paid Media Monitoring/Analysis Intern opportunities still available for Spring (despite dates noted in link); 3-6 month term; start dates flexible.

Arena Stage
Folger Shakespeare LibraryDevelopment Associate for Annual Giving

Phipps Conservatory & Botanical GardensDirector of Annual Giving (scroll to find) – at least five years of successful fund-raising experience in a charitable or non-profit organization required – Pittsburgh, PA

US Association for the UN High Commissioner on RefugeesSenior Coordinator, Mid-level & Individual Giving (pdf) – at least 3 years of admin support experience desired; non-profit background a plus – see also main career page.

ZERO: The End of Prostate CancerFundraising Assistant

Monday, November 21, 2016

Council, Campaign, Community & Cove

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

Association of American Medical CollegesMedia Research Specialist – 2-3 years’ experience required; facility with word-processing, database management, & web content management systems preferable.

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners seeks Deputy Director of Communications with 5-7 years of related communications experience; knowledge of energy and utility regulation space a plus – apply by Dec. 2

Here is a super-fresh Marketing Associate opportunity with the Council on Foundations suited for candidates with minimum of two years’ experience in communications and/or marketing – graphic design & mass-email system skills also desired.

Crosscut Strategies has passed along this Strategic Communications Manager (scroll to find) post – 4-6 years of strategic communications or campaign experience required, along with effective and speedy writing capabilities.

The Kaizen Company is recruiting a Project Manager to plan and implement reverse trade missions for for the U.S. Trade & Development Agency; here’s an example – event planning experience & strong interpersonal skills desired.

Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth –  Communications Director (scroll to find) – at least three years of communications and/or issue-based advocacy experience & a commitment to addressing criminal justice issues desired – scroll down further for Communications/General Intern  (although you’ve missed the Nov. 15 suggested application date) – Legal Intern also noted w/ Nov. 30 application deadline for Spring term.

National Security AgencyChief, Strategic Communications – to $175k – apply by Nov. 23

FoodCorps, a group promoting healthy nutrition to students & schools, seeks Policy Director with experience in agriculture, nutrition, public health and/or education policy – $90k+

Mystery PR agencyAccount Director – $75k-$85k – technology-related PR/marketing background preferred – search managed by the Creative Group

Mystery public health organizationGovernment Relations Manager – $53k-$55k – 2-5 years of relevant experience required – search managed by Careers in Nonprofits

Physicians Committee for Responsible MedicineDirector of Government Affairs – demonstrated interest in promoting plant-based nutrition & ethical animal-free scientific research should help your cause.

Cancer Support Community
Corps NetworkGovernment Relations Assistant – $30k-$35k – familiarity and interest in youth, environmental, public lands & national service issues, as well as initiative-taking mindset, are desired – apply by Dec. 31 

U.S. Travel AssociationGovernment Relations & PAC Intern – paid position – early Jan. start date preferable

Neighborhood workspace provider Cove notes part-time Brand Ambassador opportunities available at $11/hr

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Worth Another Look

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

Dept. of LaborPolicy Analyst – $108k-$141k – Nov. 21

Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceResearch Assistant, U.S. Role in the WorldNov. 21

George Mason UniversityCommunications & Marketing Officer, Office of Community EngagementNov. 21

Trust for the AmericasCommunications & Media Lead – $40k-$47k – fluency in Spanish required – Nov. 21

Union of Concerned Scientists
Nature Conservancy
DC Dept. of Health Director of Communications – $110k-$154k – Nov. 22

House of Representatives, Office of the CAOAssistant Director, House Press Gallery – $55k-$82k – Nov. 22

World Bank Senior Communications Officer – South Asia focus – Nov. 22

British Embassy

George Washington University Marketing Associate, Business SchoolNov. 24 

American Association of State Colleges & Universities Staff Associate, Division of Communication & Office of the President (pdf) – low-to-mid $40k – Nov. 25

Pew Charitable Trusts Officer supporting the Outback to Oceans Australia program – Darwin, Northern Territory – Nov. 25