Friday, February 24, 2017

TGIF

A grind of a week for us; we're happy to be in the homestretch.  Enjoy the jobs & internships.

The National Association of Independent Schools is in search mode for a Director of Member Support with at least 3-5 years’ active customer service experience required, including supervisory/management experience of customer service operations and/or project management; background in private school admissions, financial aid, or business management a plus.

FleishmanHillard has just passed along several still-available Summer Intern posts of the paid variety:
The Institute for Educational Leadership is seeking a detail-minded Leadership Program Intern supporting the group’s long-running Education Policy Fellowship Program; start & end dates are flexible, but you must be on board in time to work on their upcoming Washington Policy Seminar in April – apply by Mar. 10

The Hatcher Group, a communications firm that works with nonprofits & foundations, is seeking a graduating college senior for a paid Summer 2017 Internship that could lead to a full-time post – top-notch writing, editing, media & social media skills are musts.

British Embassy
Mystery healthcare consulting firmVice President, Healthcare Policy – background in predictive modeling, public insurance programs, and issues related to pharmaceutical product coverage & reimbursement desired – $200k-$250k – Navy Yard area location – search managed by EPM Scientifc

The Center for Science in the Public Interest seeks an entrepreneurial, strategic, and mission-driven leader to serve as its next President – search managed by Isaacson, Miller

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
Atlantic MediaDigital Marketing Manager supporting the Government Executive Media Group – seeking candidates with 2+ years’ experience in marketing or relevant data-driven field & a proven track record in developing and executing digital marketing campaigns.

Pew Charitable Trusts
Heritage FoundationEvent Planner – 3-5 years of experience in event management required

Best wishes for an awesome weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

That 70's Weather

We're certainly cheered by the phrase highs should hit at least 70 the next three days.  Hopefully, one of these opportunities provides an additional jolt of happiness.

1) kglobal has passed along a fresh opportunity for a Digital Account Exec with 2-4 years of relevant experience in digital the digital space & great understanding of how to create meaningful & engaging content

2) The U.S.-Libya Business Association seeks Research Intern/Assistant/Consultant (pdf) with work or research experience related to Libya; proficiency in Arabic a plus – full- or part-time engagement possible

3-4) AARP
5) The Aerospace CorporationCorporate Communications Director

6) American Institutes for ResearchCommunications Specialist

7-8) Families Against Mandatory Minimums
9-10) Golden Triangle Business Development District (scroll to find)
11) ICF International Social Media Manager

12) National Air Traffic Controllers AssociationSenior Communications & Public Affairs Associate

13) National Immigration Law CenterPolicy Associate

14-20) Nature Conservancy
21-22) Prevent Cancer Foundation
23-24) U.S. Chamber of Commerce
25) World Resources InstituteCommunications Associate supporting the Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

26) Archbridge InstituteDirector of Outreach & Strategic Initiatives – search managed by Talent Market

27) DC Dept. of General ServicesLegislative Analyst – $70k-$89k – apply by Feb. 26

28) Georgetown UniversityCommunications Associate, Biomedical Graduate Education

29) General MillsGovernment Relations Representative

30) Kids in Need of DefenseDigital Media Associate

31) National Association for Public Health Statistics & Information SystemsExecutive Director (pdf) – search managed by Vetted Solutions

32-33) Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
34) Society for Science Director of Major Gifts

35) Vera Institute of JusticeGovernment Affairs Associate

36) American Association of Community CollegesCongressional Advocate – $70k-$80k

37) ASAEAssistant Editor

38-39) Building Owners and Managers Association
40-41) Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
42) Consumer Technology AssociationSr. Manager, International Communications

43) Initiative for Global DevelopmentCommunications Assistant/Consultant – apply by Mar. 15

44-45) Population Services International
more to come OK, we're done–

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Here We Are on a Wednesday

The Joint CommissionDirector, Federal Relations – 5-7 years’ experience in health care policy desired, including work a legislative or executive branch setting.

Our friends at the U.S. Travel Association are seeing a Public Affairs Coordinator to lend admin, logistical & project management support; 1-2 years of experience in public policy or a related field desired – they’re also still looking to fill this recently noted Coordinator post on the Project: Time Off team.

Progressive mainstay MoveOn.org seeks Development Director with proven success to leading ambitious and innovative development campaigns for political campaigns, large nonprofits or membership organizations – location flexible – search managed by Grossman Heinz – apply by Mar. 10

FP1 Strategies
Schafer Corp.Digital Media/Communications Specialist – 2+ years’ experience in digital and print media required, along with knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, or other media editing software.

Dropbox seeks Head of Public Policy with 10+ years’ experience in the policy arena; global technology company or trade association background preferred.

Association of Governing Boards

Leukemia & Lymphoma SocietyCampaign Manager for Team in Training in the DC area – 4+ years’ fundraising, sales, marketing, communications, and/or event planning experience desired

Mystery employer PR Account Exec – $50k-$65k – 3+ years of related PR experience required search managed by the Creative Group

National Alliance for Public Charter SchoolsSenior Vice President of Advocacy – at least 10 years’ working on Capitol Hill and/or campaigns required, as well as demonstrable success in mobilizing grassroots efforts & advocacy campaigns – search managed by Bellwether Education Partners

New with Conservation International since our late-Dec. check-in:
Source AmericaDirector, Community Relations – 10+ years of senior experience in strategic partnerships, public communications & community liaison work desired.

Center for Budget & Policy Priorities
Director, Government Affairs – experience/familiarity with the federal budget process and/or federal low-income programs sought.

Capitol Hill
Red Peg MarketingDigital Marketing & Social Media Manager – min. of 5-7 years’ experience in content development, marketing, PR and/or advertising required; agency background a plus.

University of VirginiaAssociate Director of Development, Medical Alumni – $70k-$85k – ideal candidate will have the ability to identify, cultivate, solicit & steward major gift prospects/donors – Charlottesville, Va.

… and finally: feeling a little stressed in these modern times? We can relate – and also suggest checking out these presumably head-clearing & blood pressure-reducing opportunities to serve as President (pdf) or Marketing Communications Associate (pdf) at the Yoga Alliance – Mar. 15 application deadline for the latter position.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesday Focus: Communications & Media Relations

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we once again direct our attention to the DCPA+CJ bedrock category of communications and media relations jobs with non-profit, governmental & corporate employers.

Advocates for Highway & Auto SafetyManager of Communications – apply by Mar. 17

AECOM Strategic Communications Coordinator

CBRECommunications Manager

CGICommunications Coordinator (search keyword: communications coordinator)

Center for American ProgressPress Secretary supporting the CAP Action Fund

City of Richmond Va. Public Schools Communications/Media Relations Specialist – $60k-$95k

Cognosante Communications Manager

Dimensions Healthcare SystemVice President, Marketing & Communications – Laurel, MD

ECS FederalCommunications Specialist supporting the NOAA Fisheries’ Office of Science & Technology

Environmental Working Group Press Secretary

ExcellaStrategic Communications Manager

Exelon/Pepco Communications Manager

Families Against Mandatory MinimumsCommunications Director

Golden Triangle Business Improvement DistrictCommunications Specialist (pdf)

Gunston Hall PlantationDirector of Marketing & Public Relations – $32k-$50k – apply by Feb. 22

Grant ThorntonCommunications Specialist

HiltonPortfolio Communications Intern – Summer 2017

Howard Hughes Medical InstituteDirector of Communications supporting their Janelia Research Campus

Impact JusticeDirector of Communications – apply by Feb. 24

InterAction Communications Associate (scroll to find) – apply by Mar. 8

International Code CouncilDirector of Communications

International Justice MissionCommunications Manager, Latin America – Spanish fluency required

Jesuit Refugee Service USADirector of Communications

Kaiser Permanente Vice President, Marketing/Communications & Community Relations

Lockheed Martin Internal Communications Manager

Maryland State Delegate Alonzo WashingtonStrategic Communications Manager –part-time

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine Communications Director – temporary post

National Alliance for Public Charter SchoolsMarketing & Communications Assistant

National Health CouncilManager, Communications & New Media

National Immigration Law CenterMedia Relations Associate

National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Strategic Communications Director – apply by Mar. 6

Polaris Project
Chief Communications Officer

Prevent Cancer Foundation Media Relations & Communications Consultant

Search for Common GroundCommunications Associate – temporary post; 2-month term

Society for Science & the PublicCommunications Associate

United We DreamNational Communications Manager – apply by Mar. 10

U.S. Chamber of CommerceDirector, Marketing & Strategic Communications supporting the Hiring Our Heroes campaign

Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association Communications & Outreach Manager

Wesley Housing Development Corp. Marketing & Communications Manager (pdf)

World BankSenior Communications Officer – apply by Mar. 1

Monday, February 20, 2017

We're Adherents to the Plural Possessive for Presidents' Day

We hope you're enjoying your Presidents' Day weekend.  We think the case for Presidents' over President's & Presidents is pretty clear & unambiguous, given that the day honors both Pres. Washington & Pres. Lincoln.  Now that we're past this dose of grammar pedantry, enjoy today's finds and don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Chong & Koster, a Dupont Circle are advertising agency specializing in digital communications for brands & progressive political clients is actively seeking what they described to us as Junior & Associate Strategist hires; experience with online ad buys, managing an email program/list, or any kind of e-commerce or online fundraising program experience are big plusses.

McDonald’sRegional Government Relations Manager (use keyword 5127BR or search DC location) – 5+ years of experience in state & local government affairs required.

Scott Circle Communications
Finn PartnersAccount Exec – at least three years of agency or design studio experience in account/project management desired.

Mercy Medical CenterDevelopment Officer (search keyword 7559) – at least three years’ fund raising experience required; facility with Raiser's Edge preferred – Baltimore, MD

Fresh opportunities with the Humane Society of the U.S.
Human Rights CampaignSenior Online Strategy Writer – experience writing for advertising, marketing campaigns, online fundraising or advocacy, direct/persuasion mail strongly preferred.

Institute for Advanced StudyDirector of Major Gifts (scroll to find)  – minimum of five years’ fundraising or sales experience required – Princeton, NJ

ICF International
Embassy of HungaryPress & Communications Officer (scroll to find) – familiarity with Hungarian politics, economy, culture and with current issues in Hungarian-American bilateral relations a plus – apply by Feb. 28

American Association of ImmunologistsSenior Communications Manager (pdf) – 7+ years of experience writing, editing & producing a professional publication & written promo materials required – find application link here.

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
The PICO National Network, self-described as the largest grassroots faith-based community organizing network in the U.S., seeks Communications Manager with experience leading compelling communication efforts for political campaigns, PR firms, news media outlets, or other advocacy-oriented nonprofits.

Port Discovery Children's Museum
Communications & Marketing Coordinator – minimum of 1-year experience in public relations, promotions & social networking required; hospitality/tourism background preferred – Baltimore, MD – search managed by the HR Team

Friends of the Earth
Feeding AmericaGovernment Relations Intern – available now 

Virginia Commonwealth University – Richmond, Va.
National Council of State Housing AgenciesLegislative & Policy Associate – familiarity with affordable housing policy and legislation is first among their list of wants for the position.

We just happened upon this Spring 2017 Intern opportunity with the Family Online Safety Institute; duties include social media, blogging & research.

George Washington University
Allegheny Science & TechnologyEnergy Policy Analyst – experience supporting program planning activities & preparing background material for use in energy-related policy development, budget justification & program guidance is required.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

(Almost) Gone, but Not Forgotten

Here's your Sunday run of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.  We will likely have a new post on Presidents' Day, as well.

Ducks Unlimited Director of Development (scroll to find) – Memphis, TN – Feb. 20

British Embassy
League of Conservation Voters:
DC Dept. of HealthDirector of Communications – $110k-$154k – Feb. 22

Colon Cancer Alliance Marketing & Media CoordinatorFeb. 22

National Conference of State Legislatures
University of Maryland
Center for the Study of Social PolicyAssociate Director (pdf) – Feb. 24

National Association on Mental Illness Assistant Director of DevelopmentFeb. 24 

Smithsonian Institution Director, National Museum of African Art – $240k-$325k – Feb. 24 

University of CaliforniaLegislative Analyst – DC-based – Feb. 24

Nature Conservancy Virginia State Director – Charlottesville or Richmond, Va. – Feb. 26 

Union of Concerned ScientistsFederal Campaign DirectorFeb. 26

Friday, February 17, 2017

High Energy, Innovation by the Zillion, Quartz Obsessions & Your Sunday Brunch Regimen

Happy Friday!  Hope these jobs & internships help you end the week on a winning note.

Communications firm kglobal is currently looking for an Account Exec with 2-3 years of relevant experience in public relations and/or related fields that would include work in traditional media relations, including tasks such as building media lists, drafting pitch materials & pitching media.

Linda Roth Associates seeks a high-energy, creative, resourceful Junior Publicist to join their team – 1-2 years’ communications/PR experience preferred.

New America’s Open Technology Institute is actively recruiting for these:
Education technology innovator LearnZillion seeks Marketing Communications Associate with 2+ years’ relevant experience, excellent writing, editing & visual communication skills, and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.

Per Wednesday’s comments section, we see that medical lab accrediting organization COLA is looking to fill Public Relations & Communications Specialist and Senior Healthcare Policy Analyst posts – Columbia, MD location

Sun PharmaceuticalsVice President, Government Affairs – 10+ years’ experience in legislative, regulatory, lobbying & coalitions-building space desired, as well as knowledge of global military & defense industries & practices.

Morrison & FosterPublic Relations Manager – at least 5 years of PR and communications experience required; law firm PR/litigation background preferred – DC, New York, or San Francisco, CA

Senior Service America, Inc.
NAACP Legal Defense & Educational FundDirector of Communications – 8-10 years of communications & media relations experience required; political, government/Capitol Hill, non-profit and/or legal background preferred – DC or New York

Pew Research Center
– multiple Summer 2017 Intern opportunities just added

Pew Charitable Trusts
Arlington County has a number of one year Management Intern posts available in a variety of roles & agencies with a $31k-$61k pay band noted; scroll down to find Public Relations Intern post with the Dept. of Parks & Recreation.

Atlantic Media

Proctor & GambleGlobal Government Relations Administrator – 2-5 years’ admin experience required; Capitol Hill, government or trade association background preferred.

Wounded Warrior Project
The Education for Peace in Iraq Center will make Summer 2017 Intern info available in March, for those of you who are the types who will make a note to check back regularly with them.

Koch Industries
Del Ray-based communications firm Reingold seeks Communications Intern of the paid variety

… and finally: our friends at the British Embassy look to add a Sous Chef to the team – European culinary exposure deemed desirable; sorry, your regular brunches at Le Diplomate don't count – $22/hr – an apartment would be available for the chosen candidate – apply by Mar. 5

Best wishes for a charmed & chill holiday weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource

Thursday, February 16, 2017

We'll See You at the Fire in the Pines

1) Alice Ferguson FoundationDirector of Institutional Development

2) American Enterprise InstituteCommunications Assistant, Economic Policy Studies

3) American Israel Public Affairs CommitteeRegional Political Director – Los Angeles, CA

4-5) APCO Worldwide
6) Aspen InstituteCommunications Strategist & Manager supporting the Ascend initiative

7) BAE SystemsDigital Communications Specialist

8) Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationAssociate Program Officer, US Policy, Advocacy & Communications

9) Blue Cross/Blue Shield AssociationSenior Policy Manager

10-12) Brookings Institution
13) Choice HotelsPublic Relations Specialist

14) Easter Seals DC/MD/VACommunications Manager

15) EcoAgriculture PartnersCommunications Intern, Summer 2017 – apply by Feb. 28

16) Fairfield TechnologiesCorporate Communications Specialist

17) Fairtrade AmericaDirector of Marketing & Communications – apply by Feb. 28

18) Georgetown UniversityManaging Director, Strategic Engagement & Senior Advisor to the President

19) International Union for Conservation of NatureCommunications Officer, Global Gender Office – $60k – apply by Feb. 27

20) Marriott InternationalPublic Relations Manager

21) Mercy CorpsMedia Relations Intern – Summer 2017

22-23) National Alliance on Mental Illness
24-28) Nature Conservancy
29) OceanaSocial Medial Associate supporting their Azula affiliate

30) SAPManager of Communications & External Affairs

31) Society for NeuroscienceCommunications Specialist

32-36) Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America
37) U.S. Soccer FoundationPublic Policy Fellow

38-39) Weber Shandwick
40) Women's Action for New Directions/Women Legislators' LobbyCommunications Director

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Association, Center, Council, Firm, Group, League, Society & University

Lots of great direct-to-us submissions in today's set; have at them.

The ALS Association is looking for a Vice President, Communications (pdf) with 10+ years of senior level experience in the PR/communications and marketing field with a proven track record in managing, executing & measuring of communications projects.

The Herald Group is looking for a Public Affairs Director hire w/ 5-7 years’ communications experience; agency or public policy background preferred; energetic self-starters & resourceful problem solvers particularly valued.

Recent opportunities from the League of Conservation Voters:
  • Senior Vice President, Campaigns – at least ten years campaign experience required, preferably working on environmental issues – apply by Feb. 21
  • Communications Coordinator – 1-2 years’ experience required in external communications/media relations or journalism, preferably in a campaign, government or advocacy setting – apply by Feb. 24
The National Council for Behavioral Health is in search mode Manager, Social Media with at least 6 years’ experience in communications, proficiency & engagement across social media channels; healthcare background preferred.

Mystery DC strategic communications firm seeks Director, Digital Content with exceptional writing ability, a solid design eye & relevant experience in the digital marketing, political campaign and/or public affairs space – $65k-$90k – also looking to hire for a deputy role – search managed by our friends at Brainstorm Creative Resources.

The Center for the Study of Social Policy has passed along this Associate Director (pdf) post tasked with leading work related to improving life outcomes for young children and their families – seeking candidates with 10+ years’ related experience public or non-profit setting and/or in implementing or managing complex community or systems change processes – apply by Feb. 24

Public affairs & communications consulting firm Blakey & Agnew seeks an Account Coordinator with strong research, writing & organizational skills – mid $30k

Capitol Hill
Legal Aid Society of DCPolicy Advocate (pdf) – ideal candidate will possess a JD, MPP, or equivalent degree in a relevant field & 2-5 years’ policy advocacy experience; more highly-experienced candidates also encouraged.

Exponent Philanthropy
Content Associate (pdf) – experience in an admin and/or programmatic capacity at a nonprofit organization & strong writing/organizational skills desired.

The University of California seeks DC-based Legislative Analyst with 2+ or more years of experience researching complex subject matter in an advocacy or governmental relations setting – apply by Feb. 24

Thomas Fordham Institute
The American Constitution Society for Law & Policy seeks Director of Policy Development and Programming to lead their Economic, Workplace & Environmental Regulation and Separation of Powers efforts – JD degree & 5-10 years’ experience desired.

Cigna
PAC Manager – 3-5 years’ experience in political fundraising/PAC management required

Jewish Institute for National Security of America Digital Communications Associate – 3 years’ experience working in a digital role in legislative or executive branch; public affairs agency; political campaign; corporation; think tank; or trade association desired.

Challenger Center
National League of Nursing Communications Associate – part-time – $22k – 2+ years’ PR marketing experience and social media & web analytics skills desired.

University of Virginia
Director of Communications supporting the Batten School of Leadership & Public Policy – $75k-$95k – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Development & Fundraising Jobs XII

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we once again focus in on jobs in the development & fundraising space.

Advancement ProjectDevelopment Manager, Major Gifts

Alzheimer's Association, National Capital AreaVice President of Development

America India FoundationDevelopment Associate (pdf)

American Constitution Society
Associate/Deputy Director of Donor Relations – DC or San Francisco, CA

Anacostia Watershed SocietyDonor Relations Manager (pdf)

The Arc of the U.S.Manager of Individual Philanthropy – apply by Mar. 1

Atlantic Council of the U.S. (scroll to find)
Bonner Group Foundation Manager

Capital Camps & Retreat CenterDevelopment Associate (pdf) – apply by Mar. 3

Center for American Progress
Challenger CenterDevelopment & Partnerships Associate

Children’s National Medical Center
Council for a Strong AmericaSenior Associate, Strategic Planning & Development

Foundation for the National Institutes of Health
Advancement Officer for Annual Giving (pdf)

Habitat for Humanity Metro MarylandMarketing & Development Associate (pdf) – apply by Mar. 3

Hydrocephalus AssociationAssociate Director of Development

Human Diagnosis ProjectFundraising & Partnerships Lead

Humane Rescue AllianceManager, Corporate & Foundation Relations

Innovations for Policy Action Director of Development – New York

International Food Policy Research InstituteHead of Fundraising & Donor Relations

Jewish Institute for National SecurityVice President of Development

Justice Ventures International Director of Development (pdf)

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts – Assistant Manager of Development, NSO Board & Major Gifts

Kids in Need of DefenseMajor Gifts Officer

Meals on Wheels AmericaDevelopment Manager

Mid-Atlantic Innocence ProjectDirector of Development – apply by Mar. 1

Mystery non-profit in the health & food arenaMajor Gifts Officer/Director of Development – search managed by PNP Staffing

National Italian American FoundationMajor Gift Officer

National Association on Mental Illness
National Consumers LeagueSenior Director of Development

National Park FoundationSenior Vice President, Philanthropy (pdf)

National Restaurant AssociationNational Gifts Officer

NatureServe Development Associate

Ocean ConservancyManager, Development Operations

Out & Equal

Pulmonary Hypertension Association Director, Fundraising Events

Rails to Trails ConservancyMajor Gifts Officer

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
Society for Women's Health ResearchDirector of Development (scroll to find; select develop/fundraising tab)

United Nations Association of the USADevelopment Associate

University of Maryland
U.S. Campaign for Palestinian RightsDevelopment Director

U.S. Soccer Foundation
Washington BalletDirector of Development (scroll down a good bit to find)

Women for Women InternationalMajor Gifts Officer

World Food Program USA (scroll to find)
World Wildlife FundDevelopment Officer