Monday, March 19, 2018

Big Week; Little Fluff

We want to get you rolling into your Springtime job hunt with a big week in mostly just-the-jobs fashion – so get ready to dig in, and be sure to tell your job-searching friends & acquaintances (or even that jerk in the adjacent cubicle who you wish would find a work-day home elsewhere) that we've got a lot of great jobs & internships this week.  Also, don't forget previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

1) The Medical Group Management Association is actively recruiting for a Media Relations Manager with 3-5 years’ experience in public relations, communications, or a related field; background in healthcare/health policy preferred.

2-3) The American Sustainable Business Council has passed along these two opportunities they describe as suited to candidates with 3-5 years of Hill/campaign/policy experience:
4) The DC Dept. of Transportation is seeking a Program Analyst/Community Engagement to assist with public relations & public affairs for the agency & interacting with the local community – $58k-$75k – 3+ years’ relevant experience desired – apply by Mar. 29

5) Here’s a very fresh Senior Communications Specialist opportunity with the World Wildlife Federation – 5+ years of relevant experience required; working knowledge of sustainable business practices preferred

6-11) American Cancer Society
12) Associated Builders & ContractorsMedia Relations Director

13) Campaign for Tobacco Free KidsProgram Assistant, Global Health Advocacy Incubator

14-17) Children’s National Health System
18-19) Discovery Communications
20) Dept. of Interior/Bureau of ReclamationSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $114k-$148k – apply by Mar. 30

21) Easter SealsCommunications Manager

22-24) Edelman PR
25) Employee Benefit Research Institute Media & Member Relations Professional

26-27) Enterprise Community Partners
28-32) Freddie Mac
33) FTI ConsultingIntern, Strategic Communications/Government Affairs and Intern, Strategic Communications/Public Affairs – full time, paid positions

34) George Mason UniversityDevelopment Coordinator, College of Humanities & Social Sciences – mid-$40k – apply by Mar. 26

35) Howard UniversitySenior Public Relations Specialist

36-38) International Monetary Funddeadlines noted here
39-45) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
46) KetchumGlobal Awards Coordinator – DC, New York, San Francisco, Dallas, Raleigh, Los Angeles, Chicago or Atlanta

47) Mystery employerCommunications Manager – $60k-$70k – search managed by the Creative Group

48-49) Northrop Grumman
50) Sierra Club, Maryland ChapterConservation Representative, Clean Transportation for All

51-54) United Nations Foundation
55) Washington Center for Equitable GrowthPolicy & Government Relations Associate

Sunday, March 18, 2018

To Be Revisited

Here's your post-St. Patrick's Day set of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.  Enjoy!

FDA/Office of Medical Products & TobaccoSupervisory Legislative Analyst – $134k-$164k – Mar. 19

University of Maryland BaltimoreSocial Media SpecialistMar. 19

U.S. ArmyPublic Affairs Specialist – $96k-$126k – Secret clearance required – Mar. 19 

League of Conservation Voters
Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
Potomac Conservancy Gift Processing & Database Coordinator (pdf) – part-time – $15/hr – Mar. 20

United Way Manager, Social MediaMar. 20

Washington Post
Communications CoordinatorMar. 21

Bureau of Land Management; listings subject to early closure
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Senior Director of Communications – Annapolis, MD – Mar. 23

George Mason University Marketing and Communications Coordinator supporting Engineering School graduate recruitment & enrollment – Mar. 23

Land Trust Alliance Corporate Relations ManagerMar. 23

National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials
Director of Congressional RelationsMar. 23

Embassy of CanadaForeign Policy & Diplomacy Service Officer/Political & Congressional Liaison – $76k French language skills desired – New York – Mar. 25

Friday, March 16, 2018

FRIIIIIDAY!!! (or maybe we can make FR!DAY a thing?)

Can you tell we're happy it's FR!DAY?

OK, we probably can't make FR!DAY a thing, nor should we even try.  Please enjoy your non-punctuation-altered Friday and the jobs.

Stimson CenterCommunications Specialist – 1 to 3 years of experience in media, advocacy, or public relations desired, along with a demonstrated interest in foreign affairs issues – apply by Apr. 16

University of Maryland Baltimore
Social Media Specialist – 2 years of related communications experience desired, preferably in managing social media marketing arena – apply by Mar. 19

Resources for the Future
National Association of Wholesaler-DistributorsVice President of Government Relations – candidates should have a minimum of five years’ Congressional-related experience

Center for American Progress Foundation Relations Coordinator – 1-3 years of experience in a development department or background supporting the cultivation & stewardship of foundations relationships desired.

Mystery long-established Montgomery County business associationDirector of Marketing & Communications – $75k-$90k – your 10+ years of experience in marketing should include at least 3 years at the Director level

American Red Cross
DoJ/Executive Office for Immigration ReviewAssistant Director for Policy – $126k-$189k – apply by Apr. 12

DeloitteSenior Manager, Audit & Assurance CEO & Internal Communications – at least 12-15 years of relevant communications experience required

American Bankers Association
Pew Research CenterResearch Assistant, Global Attitudes – knowledge of SPSS or Stata & ability to display data in easy-to-understand ways in tables & charts in both Excel & Word desired.

Literacy for Life
Development Strategist – part-time – $30k – advancement/development experience required – Williamsburg, Va.

Chronicle of Higher Education

Christian Effective Altruism Society Communications Director – part-time – degree in theology or experience in ministry desired

Heritage FoundationDeputy Director supporting the Meese Center for Legal &Judicial Studies – JD & 10+ years’ experience at senior levels in law firm, business, government, academia, or non-profit environment required.

Atlantic Media
British EmbassyRegional Learning & Development Coordinator – $20/hr – apply by Apr. 2

Embassy of CanadaForeign Policy & Diplomacy Service Officer/Political & Congressional Liaison – $76k French language skills desired – New York – apply by Mar. 25

… and finally: here’s a couple opportunities to ditch the as-of-yet-undrained DC swamp for the wilds of Wyoming with the Bureau of Land Management:
Best wishes for a cheery & fun-spiked weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

41 for Your Thursday Search

Your Thursday just-the-jobs set features a lot of opportunities to join the fundraising team at the Smithsonian & plenty of other great gigs.  Happy hunting & good luck w/ your brackets today.

1-3) We start you off with a detour to Chicago, and the American Osteopathic Association, who have passed this Analyst, Physician Services (scroll to find) post they are trying to fill; so perhaps one of you have the public policy, healthcare administration, communications, or business educational background they seek as well as one year’s experience with a health insurance company, medical practice or hospital/health system – we've since found out that they are also actively recruiting for a DC-based Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs & Policy Engagement and a Development Director in Chicago; scroll to find those, too.

4) The Center on Budget & Policy Priorities is in search mode for a Graphics and Web Posting Associate with 1-3 years’ experience in digital communications & proficiency with Adobe Illustrator.

5) amfAR/Foundation for AIDS ResearchPublic Policy Interns/Fellows – paid positions, 3-6 month terms – apply by Apr. 15 for starting-Summer 2018 engagements

6-7) Aspen Institute
8) Brookings InstitutionExecutive Assistant, Foreign Policy

9) Center for Popular DemocracySenior Communications Associate – DC or Brooklyn, NY

10-11) Everyman Theatre – Baltimore, MD (scroll to find)
12-13) Georgetown University
14) Mystery employerCommunications Analyst – active Secret clearance required – search managed by Quadrant Inc.

15) Mystery national non-profit groupGovernment Affairs & Media Relations Coordinator – Oxon Hill, MD – search managed by Employment Enterprises Inc.

16) Mystery Wilmington, DE-area PR agencyPublic Relations Associate

17-20) Nature Conservancy
21-24) Recent opportunities via Talent Market:
25-33) Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
34-35) United Way
36) Virginia Dept. of TransportationCommunications Coordinator – part-time – $24-$36/hr – apply by Mar. 30

37-40) Weber Shandwick
41) … and finally: looking for a job close to the corridors of power at a Washington institution?  We’d say that this Executive Assistant to the Headmaster post at St. Albans School fits the bill.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Life During Wartime

Yet again, a ton of super-excellent direct-to-us submissions (specifically, those the first 12 employers noted) in today's set.

The League of Conservation Voters is seeking a Clean Energy Campaign Manager with  5+ years of experience in issue advocacy & organizing campaigns, as well as working with coalitions & lobbying at the state level – apply by Apr. 2 

Freedman Consulting has passed along this Staff Writer opportunity suited for candidates with practical editorial experience & ability to manage social media campaigns; graphic design & video editing skills a plus.

The American Nurses Association is active recruiting for these:
The Melanoma Research Foundation has shared this Development Officer (pdf) opportunity with us – 5+ years of fundraising experience including work soliciting gifts of $5,000+ required, as well as facility with Raiser’s Edge – find application info here.

Hamilton Place Strategies
is looking to fill these roles this spring:
  • Senior Analyst – 2+ years of experience conducting research & performing financial or economic analysis desired
  • Director/Senior Director – 6-10 years of communications experience in a political campaign, Hill, agency, or Administration setting desired.
FP1 Strategies passed along this Director, Research post – 3-5 years of political research experience & proven ability to analyze a large amount of information from a wide range of sources & synthesize it into a clear and accessible product required.

iNACOL, a nonprofit working to advance next-generation learning models, is looking to hire a Policy Assistant with 3+ years’ experience working as an executive/staff assistant – Vienna, Va.-based

The World Wildlife Federation is seeking a Manager, Media & External Affairs with 8+ years of experience in PR or journalism required; background in communications related to environmental issues or other scientific fields preferred.

The Rainforest Trust has let us know they are in search mode for a Donor Support Associate with 1-2 years of fundraising experience; facility with customer relationship management systems a plus – Warrenton, Va. 

kglobal has shared these with us:
Montgomery Parks is actively recruiting for this part-time Communications Assistant post – $20/hr – Intermediate-level experience in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator required; WordPress CMS skills preferred.

The American Society of Human Genetics has let us know they are still recruiting for this Communications & Marketing Assistant (pdf) post suited for candidates with at least one year of experience in communication, marketing, or advertising – see also main career page.

PBSSenior Vice President, Corporate Communications – 15+ years of senior-level corporate communications & public affairs experience desired, with background in government relations and/or marketing preferred.

The National Museum of Americans in Wartime, a previously unknown-to-us museum honoring military service being developed near Potomac Mills in Prince William County, seeks Chief Executive Officer with a strong fundraising background and leadership skill-set – search managed by the Explore Company.

Capitol Hill
The Hill is seeking a Social Media Curator with strong writing skill & an unbridled enthusiasm for political journalism; prior experience at a news organization a must.

Washington PostCommunications Coordinator – duties include facilitating booking requests, producing TV &radio interviews, research, social media posts, entry-level publicity, event support & telephone coverage – apply by Mar. 21

PEN America seeks Washington Director with 7+ years of experience in public advocacy, preferably relating to free expression, civil liberties, international affairs and/or human rights.

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
… and finally: this us certainly far far afield, but we love the idea of life in Woodfords, CA (just South of Lake Tahoe) as Executive Director (pdf) of the Alpine Watershed Group, helping protect the headwaters of five major rivers of California & Nevada – here's a link to their homepage.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

A Change of Approach

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we turned away from our most frequently-used job-boards & search engines, and instead looked at job boards we hadn't looked at in a while, as well as searching some random industry lists to find some employer career pages to visit.  We hope the process helps unearth some opportunities you (or we) might not have otherwise found and also reinforces our regular suggestion to shake up your job-search process every now & then.

America VotesDeputy Political & Program Director – $68k-$73k

American Institute of ArchitectsExecutive Assistant, Advocacy & Relationships

Business for Social ResponsibilityBusiness Development Analyst, Government & Foundations – New York

CALIBRE SystemsSenior Communication Analyst supporting the Army Office of Energy Initiatives

Chlorine InstituteCommunications Coordinator

The Christian PostDigital Public Relations Specialist (select current openings, then scroll to find)

CLASPCoordinator, Clean Energy Access – see also main career page

College of American PathologistsDirector, Political Programs – see also main career page

Foreign Policy
Associate Director, Marketing & Communications (scroll to find)

Independent Community Bankers of AmericaContent Marketing Manager – see also main career page

JPMorgan Chase & Co.Outreach Manager supporting the JPMorgan Chase Institute

Land Trust Alliance
Management Sciences for HealthChief Communications Officer – Arlington, Va. or Medford, MA

MetroStar SystemsContent Writer

Mystery PR firmSenior Account Exec – DC or San Francisco, CA – search managed by Paradigm Staffing

Mystery Rockville employer Digital & Social Media Specialist – contract status – search managed by Quadrant Inc.

National Association of Attorneys General Program Specialist (pdf) supporting the National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute – $40k-$42k

National Association of Chain Drug StoresDirector, Media Relations

National Association of Federally Impacted SchoolsDirector of Communications – apply by Apr. 2

National Association of Free & Charitable ClinicsMarketing & Communications Manager – $43k-$50k

Navy Federal Credit UnionPublic Relations Specialist I and Public Relations Specialist III

Ohio State Bar Foundation Director of Development & Public Relations – Columbus, OS

Outreach Process Partners Outreach Specialist, Visual Communications (scroll to find)

Pension Benefit Guarantee Corp.
Social Media Assistant/Intern – one-year term – $17-$23/hr – apply by Mar. 16

The Reis GroupIntern, Summer 2018 – full time – $14/hr

Sage Publications
Video Development Editor – DC or Sherman Oaks, CA

Sinclair Broadcast GroupWeb Content Specialist – Hunt Valley, MD

Smithsonian InstitutionPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the Smithsonian American Art Museum & Renwick Gallery – 6-month term – $56k-$73k – apply by Mar. 18

Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Senior Communications Manager

Spinal Research FoundationDevelopment & Events Manager

Volunteers of AmericaDirector, Corporate & Foundation Relations

Walden UniversityEditor – Baltimore, MD

Washington Ballet (scroll to find)
Washington Regional Transplant CommunityCommunity Affairs Intern

Monday, March 12, 2018

Well, Here They Are

Hello Monday!  We poked around & found some jobs & internships for you; it's what we do.  Don't forget Sunday's run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Berlin RosenSenior Vice President, Issue Advocacy – seeking candidates with 8-10 years of relevant experience bringing in and managing clients, leading communications strategy & campaigns, and managing people – multiple New York-based opportunities also available

University of Maryland Medical System/Price George’s Hospital CenterMarketing & Communications Manager – 3-5 years of experience in marketing or communications desired, preferably related to healthcare.

The National Urban League Washington Bureau has shared this Communications Intern opportunity with us  – social media & digital know-how and a passion for civil rights & economic justice are among desired attributes. 

Ogilvy/Feinstein Kean Healthcare – opportunities in health & wellness PR
Lockheed MartinCommunications Representative – background in media relations, government relations or social media desired – we’re fairly confident that RMS in description = Rotary & Mission Systems – DC, Manassas, Baltimore, Orlando, Colorado Springs, Oswego or Liverpool NY, or Stratford CT

American Society for Microbiology
American Heart AssociationCommunications Manager, Advocacy – 3+ years of public relations, agency or journalism experience desired

Chesapeake Bay Foundation
We previously noted this DC-based Development Coordinator opportunity with the Alaska Wilderness League in early February; it’s now back with a fresh Apr. 6 application deadline

New with Ketchum since our late-Feb. check-in:
National Association of Federal Credit Unions (scroll to find)
Marriott has spot reserved for a Public Relations/Marketing Coordinator at the Ritz Carlton in Pentagon City – you can also join the RC-team in Fort Lauderdale, FL as a Communications Coordinator 

Refugees International
Mystery DC-based employerWriter/Media Specialist – strong writing & editing skills plus facility with social media platforms desired – search managed by the Creative Group

Structured Finance Industry Group
ACLUCampaign Strategist – 7+ years of issue advocacy and/or electoral campaign experience at the federal, state, or local level required – DC or New York

The Hub Project
The NTL Institute wants to advance Applied Behavioral Science in the service of social justice, oppression-free societies, and healthy individuals, groups and organizations in the world – and also seeks a remote-based, part-time Social Media Coordinator – $15k-$18k – apply by Mar. 16 

Stimson Center
  • Executive Assistant – apply by Apr. 1
  • Interns – multiple research & development/admin specialties – Summer 2018 – Mar. 15 and Mar. 19 application deadlines noted
University of MarylandAssistant Director of Regional Recruitment & Alumni Relations – 3 years of professional experience in admissions, alumni relations or related area desired – apply by Mar. 16

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD except as otherwise noted
George Washington UniversityMedia Relations Specialist – focus on promoting GWU scientific & research efforts – experience managing media logistics for high profile events and developing/implementing media strategy preferred.

George Mason University
Harris Corp.Government Relations Marketing Specialist – 5+ years of relevant experience required; Capitol Hill, campaign or public policy-related background preferred

Multiple opportunities with McPherson Square-based business media cabal Industry Dive:
We won’t make you wait until our usual Friday check-in with the Pew Charitable Trusts to have a look at this fresh Senior Associate, Digital Strategy post – 4+ years of relevant experience & advanced web design/development skills required.

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Submitted for Your Reconsideration

Here's a chance for one more look at 25 previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT) – Staff AssistantMar. 12

DHS/Immigration & Customs EnforcementPublic Affairs Specialist – $56k-$88k – Mar. 12

Raise DC Executive DirectorMar. 12

FDA/Center for Drug Evaluation & ResearchWriter/Editor – $96k-$126k – Mar. 13

Food & Drug Administration – both of these are subject to early closure:
Smithsonian Institution Public Affairs Specialist supporting the National Museum of the American Indian – $56k-$73k – Mar. 13

Nature Conservancy
League of Conservation Voters Digital CoordinatorMar. 14

Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
Writer/Editor – $68k-$129k – Mar. 15

DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer Public Affairs Specialist – $81k-$104k – Mar. 15 

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Multimedia Production & Communication Specialist – $96k-$126k – Mar. 15 

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $96k-$126k – Mar. 16

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Manager of Government AffairsMar. 16

 Fairfax County
National Association of States United for Aging & DisabilitiesCommunications & Research AssistantMar. 16

Union of Concerned Scientists

Friday, March 9, 2018

Great Jobs, Slight Concerns [edit: concerns allayed]

Hello Friday!  We close your week out with several great direct-to-us finds (the first 6 employers noted, to be exact about it), plus regular Friday mainstays and a handful of others we unearthed.

Imaging satellite builder & operator Planet seeks Senior Director of Government Affairs with strong leadership skills and capacity for self-direction to support lengthy government procurement & legislative cycles – see also main career page

As we round into consulting & campaign season, our friends at PoliTemps are seeking sharp & motivated political, PR, media & public affairs temporary staff (scroll to find) for a variety of assignments in DC and the metro area.

League of Conservation Voters
  • Digital Coordinator – 2-3 years of demonstrable success in online organizing, email advocacy, and /or online fundraising – desired apply by Mar. 14
  • States Programs Coordinator – experience in project management or program development to include: planning logistics, budgeting & reporting required –  apply by Mar. 19
Rewire.News, a daily online publication focusing on health, rights & justice, has just shared this Manager, Media Outreach (pdf) opportunity suited for candidates with 3+ years experience in communications, preferably for media/journalism entities or related to reproductive, racial, economic, and/or environmental justice – mid $50k to low $70k

Self-described entrepreneurial-minded leading tech media company Scoop News Group has let us know they are actively recruiting for these roles (scroll to find):
The Sheridan Group, a group offering advocacy services that “help the good do better,” is seeking a polished & highly organized Executive Assistant to the President & Director of Administration with 5+ years executive office experience in a law firm, association, non-profit, or  lobbying firm.

Council on FoundationsDirector of Communications – 7+ years of marketing and/or communications experience desired.

Pew Charitable Trusts
Pew Research CenterSenior Researcher, Global Attitudes – extensive survey research experience is required; advanced degree preferred

FDA/Center for Drug Evaluation & ResearchWriter/Editor – $96k-$126k – apply by Mar. 13

FDA/Office of Medical Products & TobaccoSupervisory Legislative Analyst – $134k-$164k – apply by Mar. 19

American Association of ImmunologistsDirector of Communications (pdf) – 7+ years years managing professional communications activities/initiatives, including overseeing the production of magazines/newsletters, is required; background in biomedical field a plus – see also main career page 

American University
Public Religion Research InstituteDigital Strategy Manager – 3-5 of experience as a social media or digital strategist desired, along with strong writing, editing & proofreading skills. 

Heritage FoundationSenior Advisor, Executive Branch Relations –  seeking candidates with 5-10 years of relevant policy and government experience, especially within the executive branch 

Atlantic Media
Update: We originally described this LinkedIn-sourced Director of Communications opportunity as being with with the the Town of Vienna, but a considerably sharper-eyed commenter has pointed out that the job is with Vienna's Our Lady of Good Counsel Church & School instead.  We remain perturbed by our initial carelessness.

Best wishes for a happy & harmonious weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Your Thursday Set

Some more nice direct-to-us submissions before the rest of your Thursday just-the-jobs set.

1) The American Association for Justice – the group known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America up until 2006 – are seeking a Press/Social Media Assistant with previous social media/online communications experience – 2-3+ years’ service in a Capitol Hill, campaign or public relations environment would be preferred.

2) River Horse Communications, a self-described boutique and growing communications firm specializing in writing and editorial services, seeks Senior Staff Writer (pdf) with 3-5 years of professional writing & editing experience, along w/ strong research skills – remote-based within DC area.

3) The National Juvenile Defender Center is seeking a Strategic Communications Manager with 3-5 years’ experience along with excellent writing & editing skills that demonstrate disdain for status-quo language & your willingness to push boundaries when it comes to messaging.

4) The Hatcher Group is recruiting for a Communications Associate with 1-3 years’ relevant experience & interest in working on issues including K-12 education, poverty & social justice – Bethesda-based

5) Americans For Tax Fairness seeks Communications Director with 7+ years’ experience in strategic communications, including media relations & social media – familiarity with economic, tax & budget issues a plus – search managed by Democracy Partners

6-7) Mobility Lab, a Rosslyn-based think tank that researches & communicates why and how we make our decisions about transportation, has let us know they actively recruiting for these posts – see also main career page
8) Raise DC, a group working to improve educational outcomes for Washington DC youth, seeks Executive Director with demonstrated success in organizational development, continuous improvement, strategic planning, consensus building, and management of people, processes & budgets – apply by Mar. 12

9) Administrative Office of the U.S. CourtsWriter/Editor – $68k-$129k – apply by Mar. 15

10) Alliance for Health ReformInterns – Summer 2018 – apply by Mar. 17

11) American Psychiatric AssociationManager, Digital Marketing

12) AppianSenior Director, Content Marketing

13) Audi of America Communications Intern – Summer 2018

14) Booz Allen HamiltonDigital Marketing Strategist

15) Brookings InstitutionInterns, Summer 2018 – apply by Mar. 9

16) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $96k-$126k – apply by Mar. 16

17) City Parks AllianceCommunications Manager

18) ComcastSenior Director, Public Policy

19-20) Howard University
21-24) Georgetown University
25) MSL GroupResearch & Insights Specialist

26) National Alliance for Public Charter SchoolsDirector, Media Relations

27) National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community DevelopmentDeputy Director of External Affairs – $80k-$105k – apply by Mar. 31 – search managed by Ettleson & Associates

28-33) Nature Conservancy
34-37) Truth Initiative
38) U.S. ArmyPublic Affairs Specialist – $96k-$126k – Secret clearance required – apply by Mar. 19

39) World BankSenior Communications Officer – focus in expanding the Bank’s engagement with a stakeholders including civil society, faith based and religious groups, parliamentarians & influencers – apply by Mar. 27

40-43) World Resources Institute