Friday, December 19, 2014

You & Ben Affleck as Pals; Here's Your Chance

The U.S. Travel Association wants you to know about this still-available paid Communications Intern opportunity for the Winter 2015 term starting in early February – prior experience in a political, hospitality, news or federal policy-related organization deemed a major plus

American Forests, promoter of a healthy urban & wildland forests everywhere, is in search mode for applicants for Spring and Summer Communications & Marketing Intern slots; candidates must be currently enrolled in 4-year college/university, strong writing/editing skills top the qualification list

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops seeks a Promotions Specialist with strong project management skills and experience related to publishing, PR /marketing & fund-raising – can also search here, under Office of National Collections

We can’t guarantee you’ll become close personal friends with Ben Affleck if you’re hired on as Communications Manager for the Eastern Congo Initiative – but let’s face it, this is probably your best shot for that to happen.

Pew Charitable Trusts
Eastern Foundry, a newly-formed incubator for aspiring government contractors based in Crystal City, seeks part-time PR & Social Media Coordinator

The Delta Regional Authority, an economic development group following the Mississippi from from Southern Illinois all the way down through True Detective territory, seeks DC-based Special Advisor for Congressional Affairs

Dept. of TreasuryLegislative Affairs Specialist supporting the Special Inspector General for TARP – $106k-$157k – job ID: 15-SIGTAR-014P – apply by Jan. 5 

American University Senior Producer for the Diane Rehm Show/WAMU 88.5 FM – apply by Dec. 23

Like guns?  Strong writer? Op-ed Writer opportunities with await  those of you who nodded yes in both cases.

Your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource hopes that you, and embattled local quarterbacks, have  productive & better-than-expected weekends.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Enterprise, Ethics, Satellite & Trust

We're once again in work-in-progress mode today [all done, now], but we'll surely be done in plenty of time for you to take in the holiday happening noted at the bottom of the page.

1-4) American Enterprise Institute
5-7) Brookings Institution
8) Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Executive Assistant to VP of Communications

9) DHS/Citizenship & Immigration ServicesSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $124k-$157k – job ID: CIS-PJN- 1280108-PUB – apply by Dec. 22

10) Earth Resources TechnologiesSocial Media Coordinator/Writer – part-time – supporting NOAA Coast Survey

11) Ethics Resource Center/Ethics & Compliance Officer AssociationVice President of Marketing & Communications

12-16) Georgetown University
17-18) Iridium Satellite
19-20) National Trust for Historic Preservation
21-24) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or by state, as applicable)
25) U.S. Chamber of CommerceDirector of European Affairs – DC-based

26) Mystery associationConvention Assistant – 6 month term – $22-$25/hr

29-31) National Wildlife Federation
32) Porter Novelli Creative Project Manager

33) Rescue Social Change Group Admin/Research Coordinator

34) United Domestic Workers of AmericaMedia Relations Specialist – Sacramento, CA

35) University of RichmondAssistant Dean for Law School Development & Alumni Relations – JD preferred – Richmond. Va.

36) American Association for People With DisabilitiesPolicy Associate

37) American College of SurgeonsCongressional Affairs Associate

38) Armed Forces Services Corp.Legislative Affairs Analyst

39) Consumer Federation of America Digital Communications Manager

40) Freddie MacGovernment & Industry Relations Professional

41) Heritage FoundationSenior Strategist, Digital Media

42) International Food Policy Research InstituteCommunications Associate supporting the HarvestPlus program

43) Johnson ControlsDirector, Government Relations

44) National Geographic Channel/NatGeo WILDManager, Social Media

45) Smithsonian InstitutionBrand Marketing Specialist – $52k-$67k – apply by Jan. 5

You may have a little less fuel for the traditional airing of grievances once you've sampled some of the terrific holiday season beers at tonight's Festivus celebration at Rustico Alexandria; the fun starts at 6:00 pm!

more to come OK, we're done –

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

From Anglican to Zoroastrian

Mystery education provider seeks Public Relations Director with at least 6-10 years of related experience, including work with political, non-profit, or other social campaigns – search managed by Profiles Placement

Maryland Catholic ConferenceCommunications Director – minimum five to seven years’ experience in media with a focus on government affairs required; previous work in issue campaign management or with the Maryland General Assembly are plusses – Annapolis, MD – apply by Jan. 9

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty seeks Communications Director (scroll to find) with 6+ years of relevant experience, including management work, to defend religious freedoms along a spectrum of faiths ranging from Anglican to Zoroastrian – apply by Jan. 12 – Legal Counsel and Admin Assistant/Editor posts also noted, with a Dec. 22 deadline for the latter.

Teach for America – can also search here, using DC location
Per the comments section, we see that the American Advertising Federation has an Event/Program & Marketing Intern post to fill for Jan.-May term; scroll down there to see some additional how-to-apply info.

GMYRInterns – Jan.-May term –  $12/hr – apply by Dec. 31

Wisconsin Institute for Law & LibertyCommunications Director – strong belief in organizations mission, which includes school choice & education reform, is required – Milwaukee, WI – search managed by Talent Market

Positions supporting the Center for Sustainable Cities at the World Resources Institute:
Ongoing recruitment notices for entry-level and mid-level strategic communications & public affairs professionals at APCO Worldwide

Naval Sea Systems CommandPublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$67k – job ID: NW51035-12- 1281776K0991737D – apply by Dec. 29

Capitol Hill
Communications Specialist and Assistant Editor posts with Silver Spring’s Synergy Enterprises appear very fresh per this search-engine-sourced job listings page, but there appears to be some disconnect w/ the careers page on their own website. 

U.S. Holocaust Memorial MuseumSocial Media Community Specialist – $52k-$67k – job ID: DON-3636-1 -2015-0001 – apply by Dec. 29

The Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition promotes open, affordable, high-capacity broadband for the benefit of schools, libraries, health care providers & other community anchor institutions – your spot in this operation could be Development Director, a post with $75k base salary, with potential performance-based compensation that could double your pay.

The Maryland State & DC AFL-CIO seeks Legislative Director with  6+ years experience in legislation & public policy, as well as background in issue or electoral campaigns and/or labor issues – – Annapolis, MD – apply by Jan. 5

American Urological Association (scroll down)
Unidentified mid-sized animal welfare non-profit is looking for a Media Relations Associate, on a temporary-to-hire, starting-soon basis to assist in their ongoing media efforts – Bethesda-based
Facebook – DC or Menlo Park, CA
Mystery employer seeks Privacy Policy Specialist with an understanding of privacy, data security and technology policy issues – one-year contract position – $34/hr – search managed by Hire Counsel
MWW GroupSenior Account Exec/Account Supervisor, Social Media Strategy & Analytics – DC or New York

Monday, December 15, 2014

You Could Be Headed to a Championship Banquet (even if you're just helping make sure the headcount is correct & the the mics are working fine)

TUESDAY UPDATE: no new post today; we hope to be back Wednesday.

Hello Monday!  We've got a pretty good-sized set of fresh finds for you, and of course, there's also yesterday's run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Federal Reserve Board of GovernorsAssistant Congressional Liaison – graduate degree, 4+ years related experience, & knowledge of banking laws/regulations, economics, the Federal Reserve, and congressional procedures will move your resume to the top of the pile.

New since our late November visit, we find that International Christian Concern seeks DC-based Regional Manager for Southeast Asia for duties spanning journalism, international development & project management fields – fluency in Mandarin deemed a big plus – $35k-$60k

MSL Group
Atlantic Media seeks Vice President, Events to helm production of 80+ events yearly on behalf of their Government Executive group – 2015 Editorial Fellowship also available, starting in July – apply by Feb. 27

Donor DigitalAdvertising Manager/Account Exec – a minimum of 2 years experience in one of these areas desired: advocacy, fundraising, electoral campaigning, project management, event planning, internet marketing, or direct response – DC or Berkley, CA

National Community Reinvestment Coalition
International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail & Transportation WorkersGovernment Relations Assistant – $45k-$55k – Capitol Hill Experience preferred

Just Vision, a nonprofit organization that informs local and international audiences about Palestinian and Israeli civilian efforts to resolve their conflict, seeks Grants Manager – DC or New York

We haven’t checked in with our friends at Conservation International since late October; that’s too long between visits:
The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights notes New York-based Communications Director and Development Director posts

Gannett/ USA TODAY is looking for a Copy Editor with at least 5 years of experience at a daily newspaper/digital operation & imperviousness to deadline pressure 

Lockheed Martin
Mystery association seeks exceptional Executive Assistant to support President & CEO – $45k-$52k – search managed by Pat Taylor & Associates

Americans for the ArtsCorporate & Foundation Relations Coordinator – 3-5 years experience in development sought, with a focus on corporate & foundation Relations

Here’s some fresh Smithsonian Institution finds since our early December check-in (scroll to find):
Export-Import Bank of the U.S.Public Affairs Specialist – $63k-$82k – job ID: D023-15-CMM-1283141 – apply by Dec. 19

Weber Shandwick/Powell Tate is seeking a highly motivated Director candidate to lead Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaigns; minimum of 6-8 years of CSR communications experience, either in an agency or in-house environment, is required.

Education Trust
The Hager Sharp seeks Fellow to join their health practice area to assist with communications & outreach support primarily for their Office on Women’s Health client.

Inova Health System Marketing & PR Manager – responsible for marketing and communications strategies for Inova’s primary care & specialty practices

Strong knowledge/experience in education policy issues needed for these fresh opportunities with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation:
FleishmanHillard affiliate gmmb seeks Assistant Account Exec with strong Spanish language skills to support their education practice

Senior Associate and Senior Manager opportunities noted with Scott Circle Communications

Woodberry Forest School, located just outside lovely Orange, Va., has room on campus for new hires in fundraising/development:
Perhaps you'll be hired on as Assistant Director of Event Management for the athletic dept. at the University of Virginia in time to help with the surely cheery end-of-year banquets honoring the NCAA runner-up women's soccer team as well as yesterday's crowned-as-champion men's squad – $32k-$36k – Charlottesville, Va. – apply by Dec. 30

Sunday, December 14, 2014


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

Akilah Institute for WomenDirector of Capital & Growth – New York or San Francisco, CA – search managed by ReWorkDec. 15

Dept. of Justice/Office of the Inspector GeneralStrategic Media Coordinator – $106k-$138k – job ID: OIG-2014- 71-DEU – Dec. 15

Potomac Communications Group
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or by state, as applicable)
Dept. of the InteriorPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$138k – job ID: OST-DA-15- MM1252503(DEU) – Dec. 17

School-Based Health Alliance Outreach & Engagement AssociateDec. 17

British Embassy
Children’s Dental Health ProjectCommunications AssociateDec. 18
Destination DC
EcoAgriculture PartnersCommunications AssociateDec. 19

Smithsonian InstitutionAdvancement Program Specialist supporting National Zoo a& Conservation Biology InstituteDec. 19

World BankOnline Communications OfficerDec. 19

Friday, December 12, 2014

Pro Football, Non-Monorail Transit & Your Nascent Career in Dining Criticism

Hello Friday!  We're happy to see you.

The T. Howard Foundation, a Silver Spring-based organization dedicated to advancing diversity in media, is actively recruiting for:
We noted Hattaway Communications’ Digital Associate opportunity in Tuesday’s digital/social special edition; and we’ve since learned that they are still actively seeking candidates for Research Associate (pdf) and Designer (pdf) posts as well; Mac-based operating environment 

American University
Hasn’t exactly been a stellar season around here, pro-football-wise (unless, you’re a hater of #HTTR, of course), but don’t let that dampen your enthusiasm for this surely super-coveted Government Affairs Lead post with the National Football League – and yes, we’ll be happy to take the upgrade to club seats for a nice Sept. or October tilt next year at FedEx for showing you this, thanks.

Brookings Institution Research Analyst supporting the Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy – strong grounding in statistics & economics is essential

Pew Charitable Trusts
Sound Transit, conveyor of Seattle commuters, tourists & other users of rail & bus (but not monorail), seeks Communications Project Manager for variety of public outreach duties – $68k-$85k – apply by Dec. 31

Fancy yourself as rival or heir-apparent to Sietsma or KlimanDining Editor for DC Metro Magazine (and might start you on your way to fulfilling that fantasy.

Chicago-based opportunities with the American Medical Association include this Potomac Flacks-sourced Director, Leadership Communications post, as well as Communications Specialist.

We first noted this glam Vice President, Public Relations listing with the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in early November, and, well, it’s still there. 

Best wishes for lovely & restorative weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

More to Come

Just-the-jobs Thursday, work-in-progress style and now we're done.

1) American Counseling AssociationState Legislative Representative – $58k-$59k

2-4) Atlantic Council (scroll to find)
5-6) Booz Allen Hamilton
7) Burke Presbyterian ChurchCommunications Director (pdf) – part-time – more information here

8-11) Center for American Progress
12) Daily Caller News FoundationDeputy Editor – search managed by Talent Market

13) Inter-American Development BankCommunications & Social Media Staffer – contract position

14-21) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD, except as noted
22-23) McFadden – opportunities supporting USAID’s Center for Disaster Information
24) National Council on AgingSocial Media Specialist – search managed by Staffing Advisors

25-26) National Public Radio
27) RAND CorporationDirector of Congressional Relations

28) American Political Science AssociationDirector of Communications (pdf) – application info can be found noted on the other jobs listed here

29) American Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationChief Staff Officer for Communications – $157k-$175k

30-31) Center on Budget & Policy Priorities
32) DC Metro MagazineSocial Media Intern

33-34) Georgetown University
35) Nature ConservancyMissouri State Director – (scroll to find, or use advanced search under Missouri) – St. Louis, MO – apply by Jan. 9

36) Union of Concerned ScientistsBaker Media Internship – one year term – $15/hr – apply by Jan. 4

37) Venn StrategiesExecutive Assistant

38) American Academy of NeurologyAdministrator, Email Marketing Digital Strategy

40) Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceStanton Nuclear Security Fellowship – one year term; early Summer start date – apply by Jan. 9

41-45) Center for Community Change
46-47) Center for Science in the Public Interest
48) DC United Intern, Community Relations

49-51) National Automotive Dealers Association
52-53) National Education Association
54-55) Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access
more to come OK, we're done –

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

We also consider ourselves fast-casual, sorta

Union of Concerned Scientists Outreach Coordinator, Energy & Climate Program – 3-5 years of comparable & relevant experience in an outreach, organizing, or campaign position is required – apply by Jan. 4

Here is a fresh Press & Information Officer opportunity with Refugees International requiring 2-3 years of experience working as a journalist or non-profit/government agency communications professional; knowledge of international affairs, refugee and displacement crises, humanitarian assistance issues also desired – apply by Jan. 9

The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a nonpartisan, nonprofit group that conducts research & analysis on federal, state and local tax issues with a particular focus on fairness and sustainability, seeks to hire a Senior Analyst with at least five years of directly related tax policy analysis experience.

Capitol Hill
Anne Arundel Medical CenterMedia Strategist – min. of 5-7 years experience in journalism, public affairs or other media relations role required; social media skills preferred – Annapolis, MD

Dept. of Justice/Office of the Inspector GeneralStrategic Media Coordinator – $106k-$138k – job ID: OIG-2014- 71-DEU – apply by Dec. 15

British Embassy
MLT, a career development institution that equips high potential African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans with skills, coaching and door-opening relationships, seeks Managing Director of Development with proven success in fundraising, including closing major gifts & executing donor cultivation programs – search managed by Koya Partners 

Congressional Budget OfficeCommunications Intern – Summer 2015 – $16-$25/hr – apply by Feb. 2

Destination DC
National Environmental Education Foundation Development Director – minimum of 7 years broad-based development/fundraising experience required

Veggie-forward fast-casual enterprise sweetgreen seeks Director, Communications of the risk-taking, big-thinking, and presumably Chop’t-disdaining variety.

Consumer Electronics AssociationExecutive Office & Corporate Events Intern

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Tuesday Focus: Social Media & Online/Digital Communications

This week's special edition turns up 30 jobs in the social/digital space.

APCO Worldwide Digital Communications Professional

Armed Forces Services Corp. Website Content Coordinator

A-TEKOnline Content Specialist (pdf) – can also find on this list

Blue State Digital Account Coordinator

The Bowen GroupContent Specialist – Stafford, Va.

Center for Global Health and DiplomacyGraphic Designer & Web Content Manager

Charles Koch InstituteDigital Media Assistant

Common Cause
CTI Global SolutionsSocial Media Marketing Staffer – part-time

Discovery Communications Digital Content Coordinator

Feld DirectSocial Media Strategist – Baltimore, MD

Georgetown SmileSocial Media Consultant – part-time – $15/hr

Hattaway CommunicationsDigital Associate (pdf)

HP Strategic Content Manager

Insight SystemsDigital Media Producer

JSIWeb Content Editor – apply by Jan. 30

Living SocialSocial Media Specialist

mHelpDesk Content Marketing Manager

Mystery bipartisan political agencyEmail Marketing Specialist – to $60k – search managed by Creative Circle

Mystery employers (scroll to find or use keyword digital) – searches managed by Quadrant
Mystery Vienna-based employerSocial Media Coordinator – search managed by Aerotek

National Council on AgingSocial Media Specialist

National GeographicWeb Producer

Navy Federal Credit UnionSenior Social Media Strategist (scroll back to 12/01 or used advanced search and job IID 24276)

Sinclair Broadcast GroupSocial Media Community Coordinator – Hunt Valley, MD

Strayer UniversityManager, Digital & Social Media Strategy (search DC Metro area location)

ZGS Communications/TelemundoSocial Media & Communications Specialist – Spanish language skills required

… and, finally: you just need to comp us for one restorative Saturday night if you snag the surely coveted Social Media Manager post w/ Salamander Hotels & Resorts in lovely Middleburg, Va. – can also search here if previous link proves unwieldy.

Monday, December 8, 2014

It's Monday, Get at It!

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

Monday afternoon update: we just stumbled onto this fresh Staff Assistant opportunity with the Smithsonian Institution with a $42k-$55k pay grade; we're bringing it to you now because there's a 150-applicant limit, and we're guessing it won't make it close to the otherwise-noted Dec. 22 deadline.

The Association of American Publishers seeks Vice President, Communications with demonstrated success in developing and managing a full scale communications operation, including media relations, brand reputation, social/digital media, executive communications & crisis management – search managed by Isaacson, Miller

Land Use Experts is seeking two Campaign Managers to run grassroots campaigns designed to block approval of real estate development projects by influencing the land use approval process. 3-5 years of political campaign experience as a field operative and/or campaign manager, required, as well as ability to travel extensively – home-based/location flexible – $84k

DC law firm Silas, Bransford & Roth seeks Marketing & Outreach Coordinator for duties managing websites, social media, newsletters, radio show production, partnerships, graphic design & conference exhibiting.

A well-established advocacy & lobbying organization with a focus on international affairs is looking to engage as many as three Programming Assistants with experience working around event production for a 3 month engagement – search managed by Brainstorm Creative Resources

CORE Group
, an organization working to improve & expand community-focused public health practices, seeks Knowledge Management Coordinator (pdf) to help keep websites & newsletters updated with new and relevant content, manage meeting & event logistics, & provide additional outreach & logistical & communications support.

United Nations Foundation
Alliance to Save EnergyDirector, Communications – $75k-$90k – Five or more years of senior communications experience with a non-profit institution or congressional office is preferred

Leisure World Managing Editor/Director of Communications – $70k – minimum 10 years’ experience in communications, publications or PR desired – apply by Jan. 2

National Aeronautic AssociationDirector of Awards & Communications – $50k-$55k – National Airport work location sounds kind of neat to us

American Nurses Association
The Economics Policy Institute seeks Director to helm their Economic Analysis & Research Network – strong leadership/management skills desired, as well experience in policy & research regarding economic/social justice & economic development.

National Council of Architectural Registration BoardsAdmin Assistant, Council Relations – at least 2 years of related experience providing administrative support required

Organization for International Investment Vice President, Public Policy & Government Affairs – Capitol Hill or association experience a must; background in tax & trade a plus.

USDA/Food Safety and Inspection ServicePublic Affairs Specialist/Speech Writer – $89k-$116k – job ID: FSIS-2015-MCE-0239 – apply by Dec. 12

World BankOnline Communications Officer – min. of five years’ experience in writing and/or editing for the web is first in their catalog of requirements – apply by Dec. 19

Cystic Fibrosis FoundationDigital Communications Coordinator – experience with HTML, content management systems, social media, Google Analytics, & SEO required; facility with  Photoshop preferred.

Academy Health

Hearth, Patio & Barbecue AssociationDirector of Communications – better study up for the interview

George Washington UniversityAssistant Editor for GW Magazine – experience covering science and other research a plus

Adventure Theatre/Musical Theatre CenterDirector of Communications – record of achievement & growth in marketing in the arts or arts education required, along with proficiency in digital media best practices – apply by Dec. 22

Dept. of JusticeStudent Trainee, Public Affairs – part-time – $30k – job ID: 15-EOUSA- 1269620-PP – apply by Dec. 15

How’s your French?  It had better be sparkling if you hope to land this surely-glamorous,  Paris-based Communications Assistant (search job # 09579) post with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (solid English skills sought, as well) – €43k

Research!AmericaDevelopment Assistant – part-time – apply by Dec. 31